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Dr. David Matthew Hudson Research Scientist
Research and Conservation Department
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
USA
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Position in the INVASIVESNET Associate Member
Associate Editor of BioInvasions Records
Expertise My research uses the behavior and physiology of crustaceans and fish to determine the effects of changes in the physical environment (temperature, salinity, sound, etc.) on distributions, survival, and ecology of marine and aquatic organisms. I am also interested in how changing human behaviors impact the survival of species, and how aquaculture can be used to augment food security, economic security, and conservation of marine and aquatic animals. My current projects include: investigating the effects of geography on temperature tolerance and survival in the blue crab Callinectes sapidus, shelter competition in crustaceans, modeling freshwater crab distributions in Colombia, South America, coordinating sand tiger shark reproductive projects with other aquariums, evaluating how ocean farming affects the coastal environment, and quantifying the effects of noise on crustaceans and fish for the U.S. Navy.
Expertise Keywords
Ecology Climate Change Marine Ecology Invasive Species Physiology Marine Environment Marine Biology Aquaculture Ecological Economics Invertebrate Zoology Ecophysiology Environmental Physiology Comparative Physiology Macroinvertebrates Crabs Shellfish
North America, South America, Caribbean, Long Island Sound, Georgia, Rhode Island, Michigan, Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Narragansett Bay, Colombia, Panama, Antilles
Hemigrapsus sanguineus, Carcinus maenas, Metacarcinus maenas, Grapsidae, Panopeus herbstii, Callinectes, Homarus, Pseudothelphusidae, Trichodactylidae, Procambarus, Cambarus, Crustacea, Decapoda, Tautogolabrus adspersus, Tautoga onitis
Crabs (marine and freshwater), lobsters, crayfish, scup, tautog, cunner
Projects Invasive Species Monitoring in the Long Island Sound Plasticizer Effects on Crustaceans Effects of Sound on Crustaceans Biogeographic Changes in Neotropical Crustaceans Sea Turtle Natural History in Colombia Effects of Climate on Limulus Metabolism
Online databases Long Island Sound Biodiversity Database: http://tma.evendata.com
Editorial assignments None.
Reviewing experience Marine Biology, Journal of Crustacean Biology, PeerJ, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, Journal of Fish Biology, Georgia Journal of Science
Professional societies American Fisheries Society American Association for the Advancement of Science Estuarine Research Federation Association of Zoos and Aquariums Fulbright Association Ecological Society of America The Crustacean Society Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Animal Behavior Society
Expert networks and working groups IUCN Species Survival Commission Freshwater Crustacean Group
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