Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Washington
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Washington Project


Interactions of geoduck clam aquaculture operations with intertidal ecosystems in southern Puget Sound, Washington USA

January 2007 - December 2017


Personnel

  • Glenn VanBlaricom, Principal Investigator
  • P. McDonald, Co-Principal Investigator
  • Julian Olden, Co-Principal Investigator
  • Timothy Essington, Co-Principal Investigator
  • David Armstrong, Co-Principal Investigator
  • Megan Dethier, Non-PI Collaborator
  • Jeffrey Cordell, Non-PI Collaborator
  • Jennifer Price, Student
  • Kathleen McPeek, Student
  • Katherine Armintrout, Staff
  • Kristin Connelly, Staff
  • Brittany Cummings, Staff
  • Julia Eggers, Staff
  • Ava Fuller, Staff
  • P. Stevick, Staff
  • Chris Harvey, Co-Principal Investigator
  • Bridgett Ferriss, Non-PI Collaborator
  • Reum Jonathan, Non-PI Collaborator

Participating Agencies

  • Washington Sea Grant Program, University of Washington, Seattle WA
  • Department of Fisheries, Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe, Point No Point Treaty Council
  • Washington Department of Ecology
  • Washington Sea Grant College Program
  • Washington Department of Natural Resources, Olympia WA
  • Royalty Research Fund, University of Washington, Seattle WA

Interactions of geoduck clam aquaculture operations with intertidal ecosystems in southern Puget Sound, Washington USA

Research Publications Publication Date
VanBlaricom, G.R., J.L. Eccles, J.D. Olden, and P.S. McDonald. 2015. Ecological effects of the harvest phase of geoduck clam (Panopea generosa Gould, 1850) aquaculture on infaunal communities in southern Puget Sound, Washington USA. Journal of Shellfish Research 34: 171-187. 2015-03-31
Presentations Presentation Date
VanBlaricom, G.R., J.L. Price, K.C. McPeek, A.W.E. Galloway, J.R. Cordell, M.N. Dethier, D.A. Armstrong, and P. S. McDonald. 2012. Ecological consequences of geoduck aquaculture operations in southern Puget Sound: Conclusions emerging from a five-year study. South Sound Science Symposium, Washington Department of Ecology, Shelton, Washington, USA. 2012-10-30
Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Price, Jennifer L. 2011. Quantifying the ecological impact of geoduck (Panopea generosa) aquaculture harvest practices on benthic infauna. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA. 2011-08-31
McPeek, Kathleen C. 2013. Food web impacts of geoduck clam aquaculture practices in Puget Sound, Washington. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA. 2013-11-30