Publications

Blomberg BN, Lebreton B, Palmer TA, Guillou G, Beseres Pollack J, Montagna PA (2017). Does reef structure affect oyster food resources? A stable isotope assessment. Marine Environmental Research 127: 32-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2017.03.003. 

Rezek RJ, Lebreton B, Roark EB, Palmer TA, Beseres Pollack J (2017). How does a restored oyster reef develop? An assessment based on stable isotopes and community metrics. Marine Biology 164: 54. doi:10.1007/s00227-017-3084-2. 

Graham PM, Palmer TA, Beseres Pollack J (2016). Oyster reef restoration: substrate suitability may depend on specific restoration goals. Restoration Ecology 25: 459-470. doi: 10.1111/rec.12449.

Yoskowitz D, Carollo C, Beseres Pollack J, Santos C, Welder K (2016). Integrated ecosystem services assessment: valuation of changes due to sea level rise in Galveston Bay, Texas, USA. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 13: 431-443. DOI: 10.1002/ieam.1798. 

Lebreton B, Beseres Pollack J, Blomberg B, Palmer TA, Adams L, Guillou G, Montagna PA (2016). Origin, composition and quality of suspended particulate organic matter in relation to freshwater inflow in a South Texas estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 170: 70-82 . http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.12.024.

Hu X, Beseres Pollack J, McCutcheon MR, Montagna PA, Ouyang Z (2015). Long-term alkalinity decrease and acidification of estuaries in Northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Science and Technology 49(6): 3401-3409.

Palmer TA, Uehling P, Beseres Pollack J (2015). Using oyster tissue toxicity as an indicator of disturbed environments.  International Journal of Science and Technology 12(6): 2111-2116.

George LM, De Santiago K, Palmer TA, Beseres Pollack J (2015). Oyster reef restoration: effect of alternative substrates on oyster recruitment and nekton habitat use. Journal of Coastal Conservation 19(1): 13-22.

Nevins JA, Beseres Pollack J, Stunz GW (2014). Characterizing nekton use of the largest unfished oyster reef in the U.S. in comparison to marsh edge and nonvegetated estuarine habitats. Journal of Shellfish Research 33: 1-12.

Beseres Pollack J, Yoskowitz D, Kim H-C, Montagna PA (2013). Role and value of nitrogen regulation provided by oysters (Crassostrea virginica) in the Mission-Aransas Estuary, Texas, USA. PLoS ONE 8(6): e65314. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065314.

Montagna PA, Palmer TA, Beseres Pollack J (2013). Hydrological Changes and Estuarine Dynamics. Springer Briefs in Environmental Science, Vol. 8.  doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-5833-3.

Beseres Pollack J, Cleveland A, Palmer TA, Reisinger AS, Montagna PA (2012). A restoration suitability index model for the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) in the Mission-Aransas Estuary, TX, USA. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40839. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040839.

Beseres Pollack J, Palmer TA, Montagna PA (2011).  Long-term trends in the response of benthic macrofauna to climate variability in the Lavaca-Colorado Estuary, Texas. Marine Ecology Progress Series 436: 67-80.

Palmer TA, Montagna PA, Beseres Pollack J, Kalke RD, DeYoe HR. (2011).  The role of freshwater inflow in lagoons, rivers, and bays.  Hydrobiologia 667: 49-67.

Beseres Pollack J, Kim H-C, Morgan EK, Montagna PA (2011).  Role of flood disturbance in natural oyster (Crassostrea virginica) population maintenance in an estuary in south Texas, USA.  Estuaries and Coasts 34(1): 187-197.

Beseres Pollack J, Kinsey JW, Montagna PA (2009).  Freshwater inflow biotic index (FIBI) for the Lavaca-Colorado Estuary, Texas, USA.  Environmental Bioindicators 4: 153-169.

Beseres Pollack J, Buzzelli CP, Feller RJ (2009). Effects of shrimp predation on macrobenthos seasonal cycles.  Hydrobiologia 627:11-128.

Beseres Pollack J, Mroch RM, Feller RJ. (2008). Juvenile white shrimp Litopenaeus setiferus predation on macrobenthic and zooplanktonic prey.  J Shellfish Res 27: 1247-1253.

Beseres JJ, Feller RJ (2007). Changes in the distribution of subtidal macrobenthos due to predation by white shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus). Estuaries & Coasts 30 (4): 591-600.

Beseres JJ, Feller RJ (2007). Importance of predation by white shrimp Litopenaeus setiferus on estuarine subtidal macrobenthos.  J Exp Mar Biol Ecol 344: 193-205.

Beseres JJ, Lawrence AL, Feller RJ (2006).  Practical equivalence of laboratory and field measurements of gut passage time in two penaeid shrimp species.  Mar Ecol Prog Ser 309: 221-231.

Beseres JJ, Lawrence AL, Feller RJ (2005).  Variation in fiber, protein and lipid content of shrimp feed – effects on gut passage times measured in the field.  J Shellfish Res 1: 301-308.