Laura  Whitefleet-Smith

Email: lawhitef@vims.edu
Phone: (804) 684-7410
Office: Chesapeake Bay Hall N111
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences
Lab Website: {{ http://www.vims.edu/research/departments/eaah/programs/molluscan_health/index.php, Shellfish Pathology Laboratory}}

Find Me On Research Gate! https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Laura_Whitefleet-Smith

Education

M.S. Marine Sciences, University of New England, 2014

       Thesis title: Species identification and phylogeny of Phycinae hakes and related Gadiformes.

B.S. Marine Sciences, Coastal Carolina University, 2012

 

Selected Publications

Whitefleet-Smith, L.A., Harding, J.M. 2014. Size selectivity by Atlantic mud crabs Panopeus herbstii (Milne Edwards) feeding on ivory barnacles, Balanus eburneus (Gould). Journal of Shellfish Research 33(1): 25-33.

Whitefleet-Smith, L.A. and A.L. Bass. 2014. What the Hake?! Fish Forensics in Maine Markets. Monthly journal entry for the Gulf of Maine Council on Marine Environment, Ecosystem Indicator Partnership. http://www.gulfofmaine.org/2/esip-monthly-journals/march-2014-esip-journal/

Long, W.C., Whitefleet-Smith, L. 2013. Cannibalism in red king crab: Habit, ontogeny, and the predator functional response. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 449: 142-148.