Jennifer  Beckensteiner

Ph.D. Student

Email: [[jbeckensteiner]]
Phone: (804) 684-7840
Office: Andrews Hall 421
Department: Fisheries Science
Supervisor: {{, Andrew Scheld}}

  • B.S., Biology & Ecology (BOP), University of Lyon I UCBL, France. 2006-2009
  • M.S, Ecology & biodiversity managment (IEGB), Univeristy of Montpellier, France. 2009-2011
  • M.S, Ecosystem-based approaches of fisheries management, AgrocampusOuest School, Rennes, France. 2013
  • Ph.D, Marine Sciences, William & Mary, VA, United States. 2014-2019
Research Interests
  • Fisheries management
  • Territorial Use Rights for Fisheries
  • Marine Spatial Planning
  • Stock assessments 
  • Artisanal, small-scale fisheries
  • Oyster aquaculture
Peer-reviewed Publications
  • Beckensteiner J., Kaplan D.M, Scheld A.M. (2020) Barriers to eastern oyster aquaculture expansion in Virginia, Frontiers in Marine Science 7:53, DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00053
  • Beckensteiner J., Scheld A.M, Fernández M., Kaplan D.M. (2020) Drivers and trends in catch of benthic resources in Chilean TURFs and surrounding open access areas, Ocean & Coastal Management 183. DOI:1016/j.ocecoaman.2019.104961
  • Huynh Q.C., Beckensteiner J., Carleton L.M., Marcek B.J., Nepal V.K.C., Peterson C.D., Wood M.A., Hoenig J.M. (2018) A comparison performance of the length-converted catch curve and Beverton-Holt total mortality estimator, Marine and Coastal Fisheries 10: 298–313 DOI:10.1002/mcf2.10027
  • Nomura K., Scheld A.M., Beckensteiner J., and Kaplan D. M. (2017) Comparative analysis of factors influencing spatial distributions of marine protected areas and territorial use rights for fisheries in Japan, Marine policy, 82: 59-67 DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.05.005
  • Beckensteiner J., Kaplan D.M, Potts W.M., Santos C.V., O’Farrell M.R. (2016) Evaluation of population status from length frequency data of coastal marine fish species in southern Angola, PlosOne,
  • Leopold M., Beckensteiner J., Kaltavara J., Raubani J. and Caillon S. (2013) Community-based management of near-shore fisheries in Vanuatu: What works? Marine policy, 42: 167-176 DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2013.02.013
Other publications
  • Kerezi, V., Aguión, A., Andrews, E., Arias Schreiber, M., Beckensteiner, J, Coronado, E., Daly, J., D'Armengol, L., Esteves Dias, A.C., Gomes de Mattos, F.M., Gustavsson, M., Harper, S., Kelkar, N., Nyiawung, R.A., Salgueiro Otero, D., and Wojciechowski, M.J. (2019). Supporting the implementation of the SSF Guidelines: Report from the 3rd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress. Too Big To Ignore Research Report, number R-03/2019, St. John's, NL, Canada, 15pp
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