Publications and Presentations

Publications

Fiorenza, E.A., Wendt, C.A., Dobkowski, K.A., King, T., Pappaionou, M., Rabinowitz, P., Samhouri, J.F., Wood, C.L. 2020. It’s a wormy world: Meta-analysis reveals long-term change in the global abundance of parasitic anisakid nematodes in fishes and invertebrates. Global Change Biology 26(5): 2854-2866; DOI 10.1111/gcb.15048

Dethier, M.N., Dobkowski, K.A., Noreen, A.*, Yun, M.*, Moosmiller, A.* 2019. Vulnerability of juvenile clams to predation by shore crabs. Aquaculture 506: 350-354

Dobkowski, K.A., Flanagan, K.D.*, and Nordstrom, J.R. 2018. The influence of competition and seasonality on recruitment of bull kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana), Journal of Phycology; doi.org/10.1111/jpy.12814

Dobkowski, K.A. 2017. The role of kelp crabs as consumers in bull kelp forests—evidence from laboratory feeding trials and field enclosures. PeerJ 5:e3372; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3372 PeerJKelpCrabPDF

Dobkowski, K.A., Kobelt, J., Brentin S.*, Van Alstyne K.L., Dethier, M.N. 2017. Picky Pugettia: a tale of two kelps. Marine Biology 164: 210; doi.org/10.1007/s00227-017-3244-4 PickyPugettia

* indicates undergraduate co-author

Presentations

Invited Talks and Seminars

2020    Friday Harbor Labs: Marine Sedimentary Processes Apprenticeship Guest Lecture – Bull Kelp in the Salish Sea – Virtual (Zoom) Presentation, November

2020    Florida Atlantic University: Marine Science Seminar – Biotic and Abiotic Influences on Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) Abundance and Distribution in the Salish Sea. – Virtual (Zoom) Presentation, October

2020    College of the Holy Cross: Bio 114 Guest Lecture – Macroscopic Primary Producers: The Seaweeds – Virtual (Zoom) Presentation, September

2019    Maine Maritime Academy: Biotic and Abiotic Influence on Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) – Castine, ME, September

2018    Oregon Institute of Marine Biology: Biotic and Abiotic Influences on Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) Abundance and Distribution in the Salish Sea: It’s Hard Out There for a Kelp – Charleston, OR, April

2017    National Institute of Biology – Marine Biology Station: Biotic and Abiotic Factors Influencing the Distribution and Abundance of Nereocystis luetkeana (Bull Kelp) in the Salish Sea – Piran, Slovenia, June

2017    Friday Harbor Laboratories Open House Speaker: Bull Kelp in the Salish Sea – It’s Hard Out There for a Kelp – Friday Harbor, WA, May

2017    Friday Harbor Laboratories Seminar: Bull Kelp in the Salish Sea – Friday Harbor, WA, April

2016    University of Washington Biology Department Annual Awards Dinner: Graduate Keynote Speaker – Seattle, WA, April

2016    Friday Harbor Laboratories Seminar: An Introduction to the Nearshore Subtidal: It’s Hard Out There for a Kelp – Friday Harbor, WA, April

2015    Friday Harbor Laboratories Seminar: An Introduction to Nearshore Subtidal Ecology and Research: Where Do Bull Kelp Beds Persist and Why? – Friday Harbor, WA, October

2015    Friday Harbor Laboratories Advancement Board Meeting: Where Do Bull Kelp Grow and Why? – Friday Harbor, WA, October

2014    Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference: Top Down Control of Canopy-Forming Kelp by Herbivorous (?) Crabs – Seattle, WA, April

Oral Presentations

2020    Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference – Kelp Crabs Eat Kelp. And Lots Else? – Virtual meeting, April

2017    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology – Material Properties of Juvenile Bull Kelp Across an Ontogenetic Series – New Orleans, LA, January

2016    Western Society of Naturalists Annual Meeting– Limiting Factors of Establishment of Bull Kelp Forests – Monterey, CA, November

2016    Benthic Ecology Meeting– Kelp Bed Dynamics in the Annual Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) – Portland, ME, March

2015    Western Society of Naturalists Annual Meeting – Does Competition or Propagule Availability Determine Where Annual Bull Kelp Grow in the Salish Sea? – Sacramento, CA, November

2015    University of Washington Biology Department Retreat – Where Do Bull Kelp Grow and Why? It’s Hard Out There for a Kelp (Part II) – Friday Harbor, WA, September

2014    University of Washington Biology Department Retreat – Preliminary Results of Nereocystis luetkeana Field Experiments and Observations: It’s Hard Out There for a Kelp – Friday Harbor, WA, September

2013    Northwest Algal Symposium – Top Down Control of Nereocystis luetkeana by Herbivorous (?) Crabs – Whidbey Island, WA, October

2013    University of Washington Biology Department Retreat –Top Down Control of Canopy-Forming Kelp by Crustacean Consumers – Friday Harbor, WA, September

2012    University of Washington Biology Graduate Student Symposium – Kelp Crabs Eat Kelp (and lots of other things) – Seattle, WA, November

2012    Western Society of Naturalists Annual Meeting – Kelp Crabs Eat Kelp (and lots of other things) – Seaside, CA, November

2012    Northwest Algal Symposium – Kelp Crabs (Pugettia producta) Eat Kelp Species Found Near Friday Harbor, Washington – Vancouver, BC, May

Posters Presented

2020    Western Society of Naturalists Annual Meeting – An Ongoing Quest: Understanding the Effects of Competition Between Juvenile Nereocystis luetkeana and Sargassum muticum – Virtual, November WSN Poster 2020

2020    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology – What Regulates the Growth of Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) Recruits? – Austin, TX, January SICB Poster 2020

2019    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology – Ecology and Scaling of Juvenile Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) – Tampa, FL, January

2018    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology – Juvenile Clam Shell Failure Across Ontogeny – San Francisco, CA, January

2016    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology – Feeding Patterns and Morphology of Pacific Northwest Crustacean Consumers – Portland, OR, January

2014    Western Society of Naturalists Annual Meeting – Kelp Bed Regeneration in the Annual Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) – Tacoma, WA, November

Co-Authored Posters and Presentations

2021    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology – Feeding Preferences of Pugettia gracilis (First author: Katrina Johnson) – Virtual, January (Talk)

2021    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology – Feeding Preferences of Pugettia producta on Macroalgae Species Along the Coast of San Juan Island, Washington (First author: Muriel Dittrich) – Virtual, January (Talk)

2021    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology – Feeding Preferences of Red Sea Urchins (Mesocentrotus franciscanus) in the Salish Sea (First author: James Calhoon) – Virtual, January (Talk)

2020    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology – Mismatched? Do Northern Kelp Crabs (Pugettia producta) Eat Where They Live? (First author: Kasey Cordova) – Austin, TX, January (Poster)

2020    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology – Scrumptious Sargassum: Feeding Preferences of Pugettia producta (First author: Declan Farr) – Austin, TX, January (Poster)

2017    Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology – Life or Death in the Salish Sea: Determinants of Nereocystis luetkeana Distribution (First author: K. Darby Flanagan) – New Orleans, LA, January (Poster)

2012    University of Washington Biology Department Retreat – Plant Physiology, Biol 425, as a Large Lecture (First author: Dr. Elizabeth Van Volkenburgh) – Friday Harbor, WA, September (Poster)