Recent LICCRA Publications

Baumann H, Talmage SC, Gobler CJ. 2012. Reduced early life growth and survival in a fish as a direct response to elevated CO2 levels. Nature Climate Change 2: 38–41

Gobler CJ, Sunda WG. 2012. Ecosystem disruptive algal blooms of the brown tide species, Aureococcus anophagefferens and Aureoumbra lagunensis. Harmful Algae. 14: 36–45

Kudela RM, Gobler CJ. 2012. Harmful dinoflagellate blooms caused by Cochlodinium sp.: Global expansion and ecological strategies facilitating bloom formation. Harmful Algae. 14: 71–86

Tang YZ, Gobler CJ., 2012. Scrippsiella trochoidea from the northeast coast of US cause elevated mortality in bivlave larvae. Marine Biology 159: 199-210

Wall, C.C., Peterson, B.J., Gobler, C.J., 2012 Survival and suspension feeding by loggerhead sponges (Spheciospongia vesparium) during harmful cyanobacterial blooms in a shallow sub-tropical lagoon, Florida Bay, FL, USA. In press with Marine Ecology Progress Series

Anglès S., Esther Garcés E., Hattenrath-Lehmann TK,* Gobler CJ. 2012. In situ life-cycle stages of Alexandrium fundyense during bloom development in Northport Bay (New York, USA). In press to Harmful Algae.

Gobler CJ, Burson, A., Koch, F., Tang, Y., Mulholland MR. 2012. The role of nitrogenous nutrients in the occurrence of harmful algal blooms caused by Cochlodinium polykrikoides in New York estuaries (USA). In press to Harmful Algae.

Gobler CJ. and 32 co-authors. 2011. Niche of harmful alga Aureococcus anophagefferens revealed through ecogenomics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108:4352–4357.

Talmage SC, Gobler CJ. 2011. Effects of elevated temperature and carbon dioxide on the growth and survival of larvae and juveniles of three species of Northwest Atlantic bivalves. PLoS One. Volume 6 | Issue 10 | e26941

Wurch, L., Haley, S. Orchard, E. Gobler CJ., Dhyrman S.D. 2011. Nutrient-regulated transcriptional responses in the brown tide forming alga Aureococcus anophagefferens. Environmental Microbiology 13(2):468-81

Jiang X, Lonsdale DJ, Gobler CJ. 2011. Rapid gain and loss of evolutionary resistance to the harmful dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides in the copepod Acartia tonsa. Limnology and Oceanography 56: 947-954

Hattenrath-Lehmann TK Gobler CJ. 2011. Allelopathic inhibition of competing phytoplankton by North American strains of the toxic dinoflagellate, Alexandrium fundyense: evidence from field experiments, laboratory experiments, and bloom events. Harmful Algae 11: 106–116

Harke MJ, Gobler CJ, Shumway SE. 2011. Suspension feeding by the Atlantic slipper limpet (Crepidula fornicata) and the northern quahog (Mercenaria mercenaria) in the presence of cultured and wild populations of the harmful brown tide alga, Aureococcus anophagefferens. Harmful Algae 10: 503–511

Tang YZ, Gobler CJ., 2011.Allelopathic effects of the green macroalgae, Ulva lactuca, on seven common harmful algal bloom species. Harmful Algae 10: 480–488

Friedland KD, Lynch PD, Gobler CJ. 2011. Time series mesoscale response of Atlantic menhaden Brevoortia tyrannus to variation in plankton abundances. Journal of Coastal Research, 27 :1148–1158 

Wall, C.C., Peterson, B.J., Gobler, C.J., 2011. The growth of estuarine resources (Zostera marina, Mercenaria mercenaria, Crassostrea virginica, Argopecten irradians, Cyprinodon variegatus) in response to nutrient loading and enhanced suspension feeding by adult shellfish. Estuaries and Coasts 34: 1262-1277

Gobler CJ. and 32 co-authors. 2011. Niche of harmful alga Aureococcus anophagefferens revealed through ecogenomics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

 Tang YZ, Gobler CJ., 2011.Allelopathic effects of the green macroalgae, Ulva lactuca, on seven common harmful algal bloom species. In press, Harmful Algae

 Wall, C.C., Peterson, B.J., Gobler, C.J., 2011. The growth of estuarine resources (Zostera marina, Mercenaria mercenaria, Crassostrea virginica, Argopecten irradians, Cyprinodon variegatus) in response to nutrient loading and enhanced suspension feeding by adult shellfish. In press to Estuaries and Coasts

 Tang YZ, Koch, F., Gobler CJ., 2010. Most harmful algal bloom species are vitamin B1 and B12 auxotrophs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 20756–20761

 Talmage SC, Gobler CJ. 2010. Effects of past, present, and future ocean carbon dioxide concentrations on the growth and survival of larval shellfish. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 17246-17251

 Jiang X, Lonsdale DJ, Gobler CJ. 2010. Density-dependent nutritional value of the dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides to the copepod Acartia tonsa. Limnology and Oceanography 55: 1643–1652


Tang YZ, and Gobler CJ. 2010. Allelopathic effects of Cochlodinium polykrikoides isolates and blooms from the estuaries of Long Island, New York, USA on co-occurring phytoplankton. Marine Ecology Progress Series 406:19-31

Hattenrath TK, Anderson DA, Gobler CJ. 2010. The influence of nutrients and climate on the dynamics and toxicity of Alexandrium fundyense blooms in a New York (USA) estuary. Harmful Algae 9: 402–412

Tang YZ, and Gobler CJ. 2009. Cochlodinium polykrikoides blooms and clonal isolates from the northwest Atlantic coast cause rapid mortality in larvae of multiple shellfish species. Marine Biology 156: 2601-2611

Jiang X, Tang YZ, Lonsdale DJ, Gobler CJ. 2009. Deleterious consequences of a red tide dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides Margalef for the calanoid copepod Acartia tonsa Dana. Marine Ecology Progress Series 390: 105–116

Talmage SC, Gobler CJ. 2009. The effects of elevated carbon dioxide concentrations on the metamorphosis, size, and survival of larval hard clams (Mercenaria mercenaria), bay scallops(Argopecten irradians),andEastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica). Limnology and Oceanography 54: 2072–2080

Davis, T.W., Berry, D.L., Boyer, G.L. Gobler, C.J., 2009. The effects of temperature and nutrients on the growth and dynamics of toxic and non-toxic strains of Microcystis during cyanobacteria blooms. Harmful Algae 8: 715–725

Koch, F., Gobler CJ., 2009. The effects of tidal export from salt marsh ditches on estuarine water quality and plankton communities, Estuaries and Coasts 32: 261-275

Tang YZ, Gobler CJ. 2009. Characterization of the toxicity of Cochlodinium polykrikoides isolates from Northeast US estuaries to finfish and shellfish. Harmful Algae 8:454-462

Carroll JC, Gobler CJ, Peterson BP. 2008 Resource limitation of eelgrass in New York estuaries: Light limitation and nutrient stress alleviation by hard clams. Marine Ecology Progress Series 369:39-50

Wall, C.C., Peterson, B.J., Gobler, C.J., 2008. The facilitation of seagrass (Zostera marina) productivity by suspension-feeding bivalves. Marine Ecology Progress Series 357: 165–174

Gobler CJ, Berry, D.L., O.R. Anderson, Burson, A., Koch, F., Rodgers, B.S., Moore L.K., Goleski J.A., Allam, B., Bowser, P., Tang, Y., Nuzzi, R. 2008. Characterization, dynamics, and ecological impacts of harmful Cochlodinium polykrikoides blooms on eastern Long Island, NY, USA. Harmful Algae 7: 293–307

Weiss, M.B., Curran, P.B., Peterson, B.J., Gobler, C.J., 2007. The influence of plankton composition and water quality on hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria L.) populations across Long Island’s south shore lagoon estuaries. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 345:12–25

Gobler, C.J., Davis, T.W., Coyne K.J., Boyer, G.L. 2007. Interactive influences of nutrient loading, zooplankton grazing and microcystin synthetase gene expression on cyanobacterial bloom dynamics in a eutrophic New York lake. Harmful Algae 6: 119–133