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

Washington Project


Dynamics and Distribution of black abalone populations at San Nicolas Island, California USA

January 1993 - December 2017


Personnel

Participating Agencies

  • School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle WA
  • Western Fisheries Research Center
  • Office of Protected Resources, NOAA Southwest Regional Office, Long Beach CA
  • USDOD Legacy Resource Management Program
  • Office of Protected Resources, West Coast Region, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Cooperative Research Units

To be added

Research Publications Publication Date
VanBlaricom, G.R., J.L. Ruediger, C.S. Friedman, D.D. Woodard, and R.P. Hedrick. 1993. Discovery of withering syndrome among black abalone populations at San Nicolas Island, California. Journal of Shellfish Research 12: 185-188. January 1993
VanBlaricom, G. R. 1993. Dynamics and distribution of black abalone populations at San Nicolas Island. Pages 323-334 in F. G. Hochberg (editor). Third California Islands Symposium: Recent Advances in research on the California Islands. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, California. September 1993
Neuman, M.J., B. Tissot, and G.R. VanBlaricom. 2010. Overall status and threats assessment of black abalone (Haliotis cracherodii Leach, 1814) populations in California, USA. Journal of Shellfish Research 29: 577-586 November 2010
Crosson, L.M., S. Roberts, G.R. VanBlaricom, and C.S. Friedman. 2012. A transcriptomic approach in search of disease resistance in endangered black abalone (Haliotis cracherodii). Abstract. Journal of Shellfish Research 31: 272. April 2012
Crosson, L.M., N. Wight, G.R. VanBlaricom, I. Kiryu, J.D. Moore, and C.S. Friedman. 2014. Withering syndrome: Distribution, impacts, current diagnostic methods and new findings. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 108: 261-270. doi: 10.3354/dao02713. | Abstract April 2014
Blaud, B.M., G.R. VanBlaricom, and M.J. Neuman. 2012. Significant wave height, tidal level, and distance between neighboring individuals of opposite sex affect probability for fertilization in spawning black abalone (Haliotis cracherodii Leach, 1814). Abstract. Journal of Shellfish Research 31: 262-263. April 2012
Theses and Dissertations Publication Date
Ruediger, Joan L. 1999. Ecological characteristics of abalone withering syndrome in the California Channel Islands: Discovery, effects, and persistence. Masters thesis, Department of Ocean Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, California USA. March 1999
Chambers, M.D. 2004. Population structure and recovery dynamics of black abalones (Haliotis cracherodii) from withering syndrome in the California Islands. School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA. June 2004
Blaud, Brianna M. 2013. Spatial and temporal patterns of fertilization in black abalone (Haliotis cracherodii Leach, 1814): Analysis of surrogate gamete spawning experiments with application towards populations on San Nicolas Island, California. Masters Thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, College of the Environment, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA. December 2013