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

Louisiana Project

Examining impacts of harvest activities on oyster reef trophic dynamics

June 2009 - December 2011


Participating Agencies

Graduate student Steve Beck with his oysters

This project examines the effects of harvesting activities on the resident nekton community food web characteristics.

Presentations Presentation Date
Beck, S. and M.K. La Peyre. 2010. Effects of Oyster harvest on trophodynamics and resident nekton habitat quality of oyster reefs in coastal Louisiana. Restore America's Estuaries. Galveston TX. November 2010. November 2010
Beck, S. and M.K. La Peyre 2010. The Effects of Oyster Harvest on the Trophic Dynamics and Habitat Quality of Oyster Reefs in Southern Louisiana. International Conference on Shellfish Restoration Charleston SC, November 20-23, 2010. November 2010