Peer Reviewed Articles

Hintz, M.**, Gratz, K., Becker, BJ, Vadopalas, B, and Roberts, S. 2017. A nonlethal anesthesia protocol for accessing the mantle cavity of Olympia oysters in the laboratory or field.  Journal of Shellfish Research 36(2):353-357. DOI: 10.2983/35.036.0207

http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.2983/035.036.0207

 

Carson H, López-Duarte P, Cook G, Fodrie F, Becker B, DiBacco C, Levin L. 2013. Temporal, spatial, and interspecific variation in geochemical signatures within fish otoliths, bivalve larval shells, and crustacean larvae. Marine Ecology Progress Series 473:133–148.

http://www.int-res.com/abstracts/meps/v473/p133-148/

 

Becker, B.J., Behrens, M.D., Shevalier, Y.R.A.**, Henzler, C.M., Hoaglund, E.A., and Lemay, B.K.* 2012. Determining distribution and size of larval Pacific geoduck clams (Panopea generosa) in Quartermaster Harbor (Washington, USA) using a novel sampling approach. Journal of Shellfish Research 31(3):711-723.

http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.2983/035.031.0315

 

Lopez-Duarte PC, Carson HS, Cook GS, Fodrie FJ, Becker BJ, DiBacco C, Levin LA. 2012. What controls connectivity? An empirical, multi-species approach. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 52:511–524.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22888173

 

Fodrie, F.J., Becker, B.J., Levin, L.A., Gruenthal, K., and McMillan, P. 2011. Connectivity clues from short-term variability in settlement and geochemical tags of mytilid mussels. Journal of Sea Research 65(1):141-150.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1385110110001048 (contact us for reprint)

 

Ford, H.L., Schellenberg, S.A., Becker, B.J., Deutschman, D.L., Dyck, K.A., and P.L. Koch. 2010. Evaluating the skeletal chemistry of Mytilus californianus as a temperature proxy: Effects of microenvironment and ontogeny. Paleoceanography 25: PA1203, 14pp. doi:10.1029/2008PA001677

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2008PA001677/abstract

 

Becker, B.J. and P.A. Selkin. 2009. Marine reserve design: simulating stakeholder options. Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology. Volume 6.

http://tiee.ecoed.net/vol/v6/experiment/marine_reserve/abstract.html

 

Becker, B.J., Levin, L.A., Fodrie, F.J., McMillan, P.A. 2007. Complex larval connectivity patterns among marine invertebrate populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 104(9):3267-3272.

http://www.pnas.org/content/104/9/3267.abstract

 

Sagarin, R.D., Ambrose, R.F., Becker, B.J., Engle, J.M., Kido, J., Lee, Steven F., Miner, C. Melissa, Murrary, Steven N., Raimondi, Peter T., Richards, D., Roe, C. 2007. Ecological impacts on the limpet Lottia gigantea populations: human pressure over a broad scale on island and mainland intertidal zones. Marine Biology 150:399-413.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00227-006-0341-1 (contact us for reprint)

 

Becker, B.J., Fodrie, F.J., McMillan, P., and L.A. Levin. 2005. Spatial and temporal variation in trace elemental fingerprints of mytilid mussel shells: a precursor to invertebrate larval tracking. Limnology and Oceanography 50:48-61.

https://escholarship.org/uc/item/7nn3t1jr

 

Roy, K., Collins, A.G., Becker, B.J., Begovic, E., and J.M. Engle. 2003. Anthropogenic impacts and historical decline in body size of rocky intertidal gastropods in southern California. Ecology Letters 6:205-211.

http://labs.biology.ucsd.edu/roy/PDFs/Roy%20et%20al.%202003%20Ecol%20Lett.pdf

 

Book Reviews

David Hall, BENEATH COLD SEAS: THE UNDERWATER WILDERNESS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, 2013

 

Peer-Reviewed Technical Reports

Becker, B.J. 2006. Status and Trends of Ecological Health and Human Use of the Cabrillo National Monument Rocky Intertidal Zone (1990- 2005). Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/PWR/CABR/NRTR—2006/03. National Park Service, Seattle, Washington. 195 pp.

http://irmafiles.nps.gov/reference/holding/442222

 

Thesis

Becker, B.J. 2005. The regional population variability and larval connectivity of mytilid mussels: conserving the populations of Cabrillo National Monument (San Diego, California, USA). Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, San Diego.

http://irmafiles.nps.gov/reference/holding/442243

 

Book Chapters

Becker, B.J., Tegner, M.J., and P.K. Dayton. 2004. Tidepools and Kelp Forests: Nearshore Environments. In Understanding the Life of Point Loma. Cabrillo National Monument Foundation, San Diego, CA.

 

Technical Reports

Becker, B.J., Ruffner, J.*, and J. Patterson*. 2011. Biodiversity Survey of Benthic Communities of Commencement Bay. Submitted to Citizens for a Healthy Bay. 26pp.

http://courses.washington.edu/commbay/uwt_biodiversity_survey_comm_bay_2011.pdf

 

Becker, B.J., Gruber, J.*, Little, C.*, Buck, S.*, Crawford, M.*, Griswold, Z.*, Irving, T., Johnson, S., Patterson, K., Prakash, S., and B. Mason. 2009. Commencement Bay (Tacoma, WA) Nearshore Salmon Habitat Assessment: Final Report Submitted to Pierce County. 62pp.

http://courses.washington.edu/commbay/salmon/UWT_comm_bay_salmon_hab_assess_final.pdf

 

Becker, B.J. 2006. Cabrillo National Monument Rocky Intertidal Monitoring Program Updated Protocol June 2006. Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego, CA. 66pp.

http://www.nps.gov/cabr/naturescience/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&PageID=120925