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Recent publications

Coen, Loren D., Nancy Hadley, Virginia Shervette, and Bill Anderson 2011.

Managing Oyster in South Carolina: A Five Year Program to Enhance/Restore Shellfish Stock and Reef Habitats Through Shell Planting and Technology Improvements, Charleston. 79pp.

1990-present Baldwin, R.B., W. Mook, N.H. Hadley, R.J. Rhodes and M. R. DeVoe. 1995.

Construction and Operations Manual for a Tidal-Powered Upwelling Nursery System. South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, Charleston. 44pp.

Bobo, M.Y., D. L. Richardson, L.D. Coen and V.G. Burrell. 1997.

A Report on the Protozoan Pathogens Perkinsus marinus (Dermo) and Haplosporidium nelsoni (MSX) in South Carolina Shellfish Populations. South Carolina Marine Resources Division Technical Report #86. 50pp.

Bobo, M. Y., D. L. Richardson, T.C. Cheng, E. McGovern, and L.D. Coen. 1996.

Seasonal cycle of Haplosporidium nelsoni (MSX) in intertidal oysters Crassostrea virginica, in South Carolina. J. Shellfish Res. 15:525.

Breitburg, D., L.D. Coen, M.W. Luckenbach, R. Mann, M. Posey, and J.A. Wesson. 2000.

Oyster reef restoration: convergence of harvest and conservation strategies. J. Shellf. Res. 19:371-377. Burrell, V. G.,Jr., J. Sample, C. Battey and M. Y. Bobo. 1991. Concentration of Vibrio vulnificus in oysters Crassostrea virginica grown in ponds with Pacific white shrimp Penaeus vannamei. J. Shellfish Research 10(1): 277A.

Bushek, D., D. Richardson, M.Y. Bobo, and L. D. Coen. 2004.

Quarantine of Oyster Shell Cultch Reduces the Abundance of Perkinsus Marinus J.  Shell. Res.23(2): 369-373.

Coen, L.D. 1995.

A Review of the Potential Impacts of Mechanical Harvesting on  Subtidal and Intertidal Shellfish Resources. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Marine Resources Research Institute, 46 pp.

Coen, L.D., M.Y. Bobo. 2002.

Biography of V.G. Burrell, Jr. Honored Life Member. J. Shellfish Res. 21(2):449-450.

Coen, L.D. and A. Fischer. 2002.

Managing the future of South Carolina's oysters: an experimental approach to evaluating current harvest practices and boat wake impacts. J. Shellf. Res. 21:894.

Coen, L.D. and M. Luckenbach. 2000.

Developing success criteria and goals for evaluating oyster reef restoration: ecological function or resource exploitation? Ecological Engineering 15: 323-343.

Coen, L.D. and K. L. Heck, Jr. 1991.

The interacting effects of siphon nipping and habitat on bivalve (Mercenaria mercenaria) growth in a subtropical seagrass (Halodule wrightii) meadow. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 145:1-13.

Coen, L.D., M. Judge, K. Hammerstrom and C.M. Moncreiff.

Hard Clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) Mariculture in U.S. Waters: Evaluating the Effects of Large-Scale Field Growout Practices on Clam Growth, Nutrition and Inshore Estuarine Creek Communities. In prep.

Coen, L., McAlister, J., Knott, D.K, and K. Hammerstrom.

The Green Porcelain crab, Petrolisthes armatus, a new invasive species in the Southeastern U.S.: recruitment, immigration, and distribution patterns. In prep. 

Coen, L., M. Y. Bobo, D. Richardson, and W. D. Anderson. 2004.

Information Sheet for QPX (Quahog Parasite Unknown).  SCDNR-MRD, 1 p.

Coen, L.D., D.M. Knott, E.L. Wenner, N.H. Hadley, A.H. Ringwood, 1999.

Intertidal Oyster Reef Studies in South Carolina: Design, Sampling and Experimental Focus for Evaluating Habitat Value and Function. Pages 131--156 In:M.W. Luckenbach, R. Mann, J.A. Wesson (eds.), Oyster Reef Habitat Restoration: A Synopsis and Synthesis of Approaches. Virginia Institute of Marine Science Press, Gloucester Point, VA.

Coen, L.D., M.W. Luckenbach, and D.L. Breitburg, 1999.

The role of oyster reefs as essential fish habitat: a review of current knowledge and some new perspectives. Pages 438--454 in L. R. Benaka, editor. Fish habitat: essential fish habitat and rehabilitation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 22, Bethesda, Maryland.

Coen, L.D., E. L. Wenner, D. M. Knott, B. W. Stender, N. H. Hadley, and M. Y. Bobo. 1996.

Intertidal oyster reefs as critical estuarine environments: evaluating habitat use, development and function. J. Shellfish Res. 15:490.

Coutteau, P., N. H. Hadley, J.J. Manzi and P. Sorgeloos. 1994.

Effect of algal ration and substitution of algae by manipulated yeast diets on the growth of juvenile Mercenaria mercenaria. Aquaculture 120:135-150.

Giotta, R.E., 1999.

Distribution of American oysters (Crassostrea virginica) in South Carolina: interacting effects of predation, sedimentation, and water flow at varying tidal elevations. M.S. Thesis, University of Charleston, SC, 97pp.

Giotta, R. E., and L.D. Coen. 1999.

Where are the subtidal oysters? An experimental evaluation of predation, tidal elevation, and siltation on oyster (Crassostrea virginica) distribution in South Carolina. J. Shellfish Res. 17(4):1301.

Hadley, N.H. 1993.

Effects of hard clam hatchery management practices on productivity and on broodstock quality. World Aquaculture 24(3): 30-31.

Hadley, N. H. and L.D. Coen. 2002.

Community-Based Program Engages Citizens in Oyster Reef Restoration (South Carolina). Ecological Restoration 20(4):297-298

Hadley, N.H., R.B. Baldwin, M.R. DeVoe, and R. Rhodes. 1999.

Performance of a tidal-powered upwelling nursery system for northern quahogs (hard clams Mercenaria mercenaria) in South Carolina. J. Shellf. Res. 18(2): 555-560.

Hadley, N.H., J. J. Manzi, A. G. Eversole, R.T. Dillon, C.E. Battey and N. M. Peacock. 1997.

A Manual for the Culture of the Hard Clam Mercenaria spp. in South Carolina. South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, Charleston. 135 pp.

Hadley, N. H., M. Y. Bobo, D. L. Richardson, L.D. Coen and D. Bushek. 1996.

Use of specific-pathogen-free (SPF) oysters to measure growth, mortality, and onset of MSX and Dermo disease in South Carolina. J. Shellfish Res. 15:496.

Hadley, N.H., R.T. Dillon, and J.J. Manzi. 1991.

Realized heritability of growth rate in the hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria. Aquaculture 93:109-119.

Heck, K.L.,Jr. and L.D. Coen. 1995.

Predation and the abundance of juvenile blue crabs: a comparison of selected East and Gulf Coast (USA) studies. Bull. Mar. Sci. 57:877-883.

Heck, K.L., Jr., L.D. Coen, and D.M. Wilson. 2002.

Growth Comparisons of Northern, Mercenaria mercenaria (L.) and Southern, M. campechiensis (Gmelin)Quahogs: Influence of Seagrass Habitat and Latitude. Journal of Shellfish Research 21(2):635-642.

Heck, K.L., Jr., L.D. Coen, and S.G. Morgan, 2001.

Pre- and post-settlement factors as determinants of juvenile blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) abundance: results from the north-central Gulf of Mexico. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 222:163-176.

Heck, K.L., Jr., J.R. Pennock, J.F. Valentine, L.D. Coen, and S.A. Sklenar, 2000.

Effects on nutrient enrichment and large predator removal on seagrass nursery habitats: an experimental assessment. Limnology and Oceanography 45:1041-1057.

Heck, K.L. Jr., J. R. Pennock, J. F. Valentine, L. D. Coen, and S. A. Sklenar. 2000.

Effects of nutrient enrichment and overfishing on seagrass ecosystems: an experimental assessment. Biologia Marina Mediterranea. 7: 220-222.

Judge, M.L., L.D. Coen, and K.L.Heck,. Jr. 1993.

Does Mercenaria mercenaria encounter elevated food levels in seagrass beds? Results from a novel technique to collect suspended food resources. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser. 92:141-150.

Judge, M.L., L.D. Coen, and K.L Heck, Jr. 1992.

The effect of long-term alteration of in situ water currents on the growth of the hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria, in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Limnology and Oceanography 37:1550-1559.

Luckenbach, M.W.; Coen, L.D.; Ross, P.G. Jr. and Stephen, J.A. 2005.

Oyster Reef Habitat Restoration: Relationships Between Oyster Abundance and Community Development based on Two Studies in Virginia and South Carolina. J. Coastal Res. 40: 64-78.

Luckenbach, M. W., L.D. Coen,P.G. Ross, Jr., and J.A. Stephen. 2004.

Oyster reef habitat restoration:relationships between oyster abundance and community development. J. of Coastal Research, Special Issue. In press.

Manzi, J.J., N.H. Hadley, and R.T. Dillon. 1991.

Hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria, broodstocks: Growth of selected hatchery stocks and their reciprocal crosses. Aquaculture 94:17-26.

Moncreiff, C., L.D. Coen, K. Hammerstrom and M. Judge.

Evaluation of the Effects of Hard Clam Mariculture on Local Food Webs Using Multiple Stable Isotope Analyses. In Prep.

Morgan, S.G., R.K. Zimmer-Faust, K.L. Heck, Jr., and L.D. Coen. 1996.

Population regulation of blue crabs Callinectes in the northern Gulf of Mexico: postlarval supply. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser. 133:73-88.

O'Connor, N.J. and D.L. Richardson. 1998.

Attachment of barnacle (Balanus amphitrite Darwin) larvae: responses to bacterial films and extracellular materials. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 226:115-129.

O'Connor, N.J. and D.L. Richardson. 1996.

Effects of bacterial films on attachment of barnacle (Balanus improvisus Darwin) larvae: laboratory and field studies. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 206:69-81.

O'Connor, N.J. and D.L. Richardson. 1994.

Comparative attachment of barnacle cyprids (Balanus amphitrite Darwin, 1854 B. improvisus Darwin, 1854 and B.eburneus Gould, 1841) to polystyrene and glass substrata. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 183:213-225.

Rabalais, N.N., F.R. Burditt, Jr., L.D. Coen, B.E. Cole, C. Eleuterius, K.L. Heck, Jr., T.A. McTigue, S.G. Morgan, H.M. Perry, F.M. Truesdale, R.K. Zimmer-Faust and R.J. Zimmerman. 1995.

Settlement of Callinectes sapidus megalopae on artificial collectors in four Gulf of Mexico estuaries. Bull. Mar. Sci. 57:855-876.

Targett, N.M. L.D. Coen, A.A. Boettcher and C.E. Tanner. 1992.

Biogeographic comparisons of marine algal polyphenolics: Evidence against a latitudinal trend. Oecologia (Berl.) 89:464-470.

Van Dolah, R. F., M. Y. Bobo , M. L. Levison, P. H. Wendt, and J. J. Manzi. 1992.

Effects of marina proximity on the physiological condition, reproduction and settlement of oyster populations. J. Shellf. Res. 11:41-48.

Wendt, P. H., R. F. Van Dolah, M. Y. Bobo and J. J. Manzi. 1990.

Effects of marina proximity on certain aspects of the biology of oysters and other benthic macrofauna in a South Carolina estuary. S. C. Marine Resources Center Tech. Rept. No. 74. 50pp.

Wendt, P.H., R.F. VanDolah, M.Y. Bobo, T.D. Matthews. 1995.

Effects of Wood Preservative Leachates from Docks on Certain Estuarine Species. Charleston Harbor Project.

Wenner, E., H.R. Beatty and L. Coen. 1996.

A quantitative system for sampling nekton on intertidal oyster reefs. J. Shellf. Res. 15:769-775.

Williams, A.H., L.D. Coen and M.S. Stoelting. 1990.

Seasonal abundance, distribution, and habitat selection of juvenile Callinectes sapidus in the northern Gulf of Mexico. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 137:165-183.

Wirth, E.F., G.I. Scott, M.H. Fulton, R. F. Van Dolah, P.P.Maier, N.H. Hadley, J.W. Daugomah, and P.B. Key.1996.

In situ monitoring of dredged material spoil sites using the oyster Crassostrea virginica. Arch. Envir. Contam. Toxicol. 30: 340-348.

Zimmer-Faust, R.K., D.R. Fielder, K.L. Heck, Jr., L.D. Coen and S.G. Morgan. 1994.

Effects of tethering on predatory escape by juvenile blue crabs. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 111:299-303.