Biology and Ecology of Long Island Sound

  • Glenn Lopez
  • Drew Carey
  • James T. Carlton
  • Robert Cerrato
  • Hans Dam
  • Rob DiGiovanni
  • Chris Elphick
  • Michael Frisk
  • Christopher Gobler
  • Lyndie Hice
  • Penny Howell
  • Adrian Jordaan
  • Senjie Lin
  • Sheng Liu
  • Darcy Lonsdale
  • Maryann McEnroe
  • Kim McKown
  • George McManus
  • Rick Orson
  • Bradley Peterson
  • Chris Pickerell
  • Ron Rozsa
  • Sandra E. Shumway
  • Amy Siuda
  • Kelly Streich
  • Stephanie Talmage
  • Gordon Taylor
  • Ellen Thomas
  • Margaret Van Patten
  • Jamie Vaudrey
  • Charles Yarish
  • Gary Wikfors
  • Roman Zajac
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Part of the Springer Series on Environmental Management book series (SSEM)

Abstract

Many compelling management issues in Long Island Sound (LIS) focus on how organisms respond to stresses such as commercial and recreational harvesting, eutrophication, hypoxia, habitat degradation, invasion of non-native species, ocean acidification, and climate change. In order to address these complex problems, we must first understand the factors controlling biological processes and how organisms interact ecologically. This chapter provides an overview of the major groups of organisms occupying the dominant habitats of LIS.

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  • Glenn Lopez
    • 1
  • Drew Carey
    • 11
  • James T. Carlton
    • 12
  • Robert Cerrato
    • 1
  • Hans Dam
    • 4
  • Rob DiGiovanni
    • 9
  • Chris Elphick
    • 3
  • Michael Frisk
    • 1
  • Christopher Gobler
    • 1
  • Lyndie Hice
    • 1
  • Penny Howell
    • 13
  • Adrian Jordaan
    • 18
  • Senjie Lin
    • 4
  • Sheng Liu
    • 4
  • Darcy Lonsdale
    • 1
  • Maryann McEnroe
    • 10
  • Kim McKown
    • 15
  • George McManus
    • 4
  • Rick Orson
    • 17
  • Bradley Peterson
    • 1
  • Chris Pickerell
    • 5
  • Ron Rozsa
    • 16
  • Sandra E. Shumway
    • 4
  • Amy Siuda
    • 6
  • Kelly Streich
    • 19
  • Stephanie Talmage
    • 1
  • Gordon Taylor
    • 1
  • Ellen Thomas
    • 7
  • Margaret Van Patten
    • 2
  • Jamie Vaudrey
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  • Charles Yarish
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  • Gary Wikfors
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  • Roman Zajac
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  1. 1.School of Marine and Atmospheric SciencesStony Brook UniversityStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Connecticut Sea GrantUniversity of ConnecticutGrotonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyUniversity of ConnecticutGrotonUSA
  4. 4.Department of Marine SciencesUniversity of ConnecticutGrotonUSA
  5. 5.Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk CountyRiverheadUSA
  6. 6.Sea Education AssociationFalmouthUSA
  7. 7.Department of Geology and GeophysicsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  8. 8.Department of Biology and Environmental ScienceUniversity of New HavenNew HavenUSA
  9. 9.Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and PreservationRiverheadUSA
  10. 10.School of Natural and Social SciencesPurchase CollegePurchaseUSA
  11. 11.Coastal VisionNewportUSA
  12. 12.Williams-Mystic Maritime Studies ProgramWilliams CollegeStoningtonUSA
  13. 13.Marine Fisheries DivisionConnecticut Department of Energy and Environmental ProtectionHartfordUSA
  14. 14.Northeast Fisheries Sciences CenterNOAAMilfordUSA
  15. 15.Bureau of Marine ResourcesNew York Department of Environmental ConservationEast SetauketUSA
  16. 16.Coastal Management ProgramConnecticut Department of Energy and Environment Protection RetiredHartfordUSA
  17. 17.Orson Ecological ConsultingBranfordUSA
  18. 18.University of Massachusetts-AmherstAmherstUSA
  19. 19.Bureau of Water Management Planning and StandardsConnecticut Department of Energy and Environmental ProtectionHarfordUSA

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