Interests include environmental sustainability, marine conservation, restoration ecology and diving.
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B.S. Biology expected Spring 2018
B.S. expected Spring 2018
Interested in land and marine-based restoration
M.S. Biology expected
Determining whether a mutualism exists between ribbed mussels and cordgrass in Newport Bay, CA.
M.S. Graduate expected
Assessing the effectiveness of restoring eelgrass and oysters in close proximity in Newport Bay, CA.
Investigating the effects of physiological and reproductive behaviors of red abalone, halitosis rufescens, on gamete dispersal
Determining field based filtration rates of oyster habitat along the West Coast
Dr. Danielle Zacherl, Professor
Department of Biological Science
M.S. Biology expected
Determining the population status of pinto abalone in southern California
Former Graduate Student
M.S, Biology expected spring 2016
Exploring genetic population structure of the Olympia oyster in southern California
B.S. Marine Biology Expected Spring 2016
Epifaunal and infaunal communities in recently restored and naturally occurring eelgrass beds in Newport Bay
Zonation patterns of settlement, recruitment and growth of the native Olympia oyster and the Japanese oyster in San Diego Bay, CA.
School of Nursing
Working on a Living Shorelines project to restore eelgrass and oysters to Newport Bay, CA
B.S. Biological Science Expected Spring 2016
Examining differential use of oyster beds, eelgrass beds, and mudflat by birds.
Studying the effects of a constructed oyster bed on epifaunal community structure.
Assessing Long-term Temporal and Spatial Variation in Settlement of Olympia oysters in Newport Bay, CA
B.S. Biological Science/B.A Psychology expected
Cell and Developmental Biology Concentration
CSUF President’s Scholar
Exploring research options.
M.S. Biology 2016
Explored the effects of oyster restoration techniques on epifaunal community composition
B.S. Biological Science with concentration in Marine Biology 2015
Explored how different oyster restoration techniques affected epifaunal diversity
B.S. Biological Science with concentration in Marine Biology 2015, B.A. Communications (Journalism) 2015
Worked on developing species-specific primers and PCR methods to ID oysters
M.S. Biology 2015
Studied impacts of native Olympia oyster restoration on eelgrass
Explored endangered black abalone abundance and habitat availability in southern California
B.S. Biological Science 2015
Studied effects of a constructed oyster bed on Olympia oyster recruitment, adult density, and epifaunal community diversity
B.S. Biological Science with, concentration in Marine Biology 2014
Explored Zonation Patterns and Effects of Tidal Elevation on Recruitment, Survival, and Growth of the Olympia and Japanese Oysters
B.S. Biological Science 2014
Studied effects of different restoration techniques on Olympia oyster recruitment and adult density
B.S. Biological Science with concentration in Marine Biology 2014
Examined densities of native and non-native oysters in estuaries throughout southern California
M.S. Biology 2014
Explored use of otoliths as natal tags of larval dispersal in the California Grunion
M.S. Biology 2008
Explored linkages between statolith chemistry of sea hares to watershed runoff along the open coast of southern California