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Dale Bishop


[formerly] Department of Marine Sciences, University of Georgia

Estuarine ecology, invertebrate population dynamics, invertebrate, fish and plant taxonomy

Issues of Interest:
Marsh & estuarine invertebrate biodiversity, description, changes through time, and controls; non-indigenous species

Current Projects:

Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER:
- Invertebrate population dynamics and their causes
- Biodiversity assessment
- Recruitment of commercial & non-commercial species

Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve:
- Biodiversity inventory of sub-habitats within SINERR
        o Oyster reef fauna
- Invasive species monitoring
- Marsh function restoration

Project Links:

Georgia Coastal Ecosystems - Long Term Ecological Research (LTER)
   Merryl Alber, Tim Hollibaugh, Steve Pennings, Wade Sheldon, Clark Alexander, Dale Bishop, Jack Blanton, Adrian Burd, Chris Craft, Daniela Di Iorio, Mandy Joye, Christof Meile, Billy Moore, Brian Silliman and John Wares (see project summary for affiliations).


My work is mostly centered in the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems domain, which comprises the Sapelo, Doboy, and Altamaha estuaries.

Recent Publications:

Robinson, J.D., Diaz-Ferguson, E., Poelchau, M., Pennings, S.C., Bishop, T.D. and Wares, J.P. 2010. Multiscale Diversity in the Marshes of the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER. Estuaries and Coasts. 33(4):865-877. (DOI: 10.1007/s12237-009-9188-2)


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