Publications

Please contact Dr. Zacherl for pdf copies of papers. (graduate student co-authors in bold, undergraduate student co-authors in bold and *)

Zacherl DC, Moreno A*, Crossen S*. 2015. Exploring Restoration Methods for the Olympia Oyster Ostrea lurida Carpenter, 1864: Effects of Shell Bed Thickness and Shell Deployment Methods on Shell Cover, Oyster Recruitment, and Oyster Density. Journal of Shellfish Research 34(3): 819-830.

Raith M, Zacherl DC, Pilgrim EM, and DJ Eernisse. 2015. Phylogeny and species diversity of Gulf of California oysters (Ostreidae) inferred from mitochondrial DNA. American Malacological Bulletin 33(2): 1-21.

Wasson K, Zabin C,  Bible J, Briley S, Ceballos E, Chang A, Cheng B, Deck A, Grosholz E, Helms A, Latta M, Yednock B, Zacherl D and M Ferner. 2015. A Guide to Olympia Oyster Restoration and Conservation: Environmental conditions and sites that support sustainable populations.  Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve.

Simmonds SE, Kinlan B, White CC, Paradis GL, Gaines SG, Warner RR, and DC Zacherl. 2014. Geospatial statistics strengthen ability of natural geochemical tags to estimate range-wide population connectivity in marine species. Marine Ecology Progress Series 508: 33-51.

Romero MR*, Walker KM, Cortez CJ*, Sanchez Y*, Nelson KJ*, Ortega DC*, Smick SL*, Hoese WJ, and D C Zacherl. 2012. Larval Diel Vertical Migration of the Marine Gastropod Kelletia kelletii (Forbes, 1850). Journal of Marine Biology. doi:10.1155/2012/386575.

White C, Selcoe KA, Watson J, Siegel DA, Zacherl DC and RJ Toonen. 2010.  Ocean currents help explain population genetic structure. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277: 1685-1694. doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.2214.

Polson M and DC Zacherl. 2009. Geographic distribution and intertidal population status for the Olympia oyster, Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864, from Alaska to Baja. Journal of Shellfish Research 28: 69-77.

Polson M, Hewson WE, Eernisse DJ, Baker PK and DC Zacherl. 2009. You say conchaphila, I say lurida: Molecular evidence for restricting the Olympia oyster (Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864) to temperate western North America. Journal of Shellfish Research 28: 11-2.

Seale E* and DC Zacherl. 2009.  Seasonal settlement of Olympia oyster larvae, Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864, and its relationship to seawater temperature in two southern California estuaries. Journal of Shellfish Research 28: 113-120.

Zacherl DC, Morgan SG, Swearer SE, Warner RR. 2009. A shell of its former self. Can Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864 larval shells reveal information about a recruit’s birth location? Journal of Shellfish Research 28:23-32.

Lloyd DC, Zacherl DC, Paradis G, Sheehy M, and RR Warner. 2008. Effects of temperature, natal site and seawater chemistry on statolith element incorporation in Kelletia kelletii larvae.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 353: 115-130.

Thorrold S, Zacherl DC, and L Levin. 2007. Quantifying population connectivity via larval dispersal in benthic marine populations using geochemical signatures in calcified structures. Oceanography 20(3): 32-41.

Zacherl DC. 2007. Measurement of Dispersal In: Encyclopedia of Tide Pools, M. W. Denny and S. D. Gaines editors. Pp. 183-186.

Zacherl DC. 2005. Spatial and temporal variation in statolith and protoconch trace elements as natural tags to track larval dispersal. Marine Ecology Progress Series 290: 145-163.

Zacherl DC, Manríquez PH, Paradis G, Day RW, Castilla JC, Warner RR, Lea DW, Gaines SG. 2003. Trace elemental fingerprinting of gastropod statoliths to study larval dispersal trajectories. Marine Ecology Progress Series 248: 297-303.

Zacherl DC, Paradis G, Lea DW. 2003. Barium and strontium uptake in larval protoconch and statolith of the marine neogastropod Kelletia kelletii. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67: 4091-4099.

Zacherl DC, Gaines S, Lonhart S. 2003. The limits to biogeographical distributions: Insights from the northward range extension of the marine snail, Kelletia kelletii (Forbes, 1852) Journal of Biogeography 30:913-924.