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  • Fulford, Richard S., Breitburg, Denise L. and Luckenbach, Mark. (2011). Differences in Relative Predation Vulnerability Between Native and Non-native Oyster Larvae and the Influence on Restoration Planning in an Estuarine Ecosystem . Estuaries and Coasts, 34 (3) , 618-629.
  • Kennedy, Victor S., Breitburg, Denise L., Christman, Mary C., Luckenbach, Mark W., Paynter, Kennedy, Kramer, Jonathan, Sellner, Kevin G., Dew-Baxter, Jodi, Keller, Cherie and Mann, Roger. (2011). Lessons Learned from Efforts to Restore Oyster Populations in Maryland and Virginia, 1990 to 2007. Journal of Shellfish Research, 30 (3) , 719-731.
  • Fulford, Richard S., Breitburg, Denise L., Luckenbach, Mark and Newell, Roger I. E. (2010). Evaluating ecosystem response to oyster restoration and nutrient load reduction with a multispecies bioenergetics model. Ecological Applications, 20 (4) , 915-934.
  • Hondorp, Darryl W., Breitburg, Denise L. and Davias, Lori. (2010). Eutrophication and Fisheries: Separating the Effects of Nitrogen Loads and Hypoxia on the Pelagic-to-Demersal Ratio and Other Measures of Landings Composition. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science, 2 , 339-361.
  • Kolesar, Sarah E., Breitburg, Denise L., Purcell, Jennifer E. and Decker, Mary Beth. (2010). Effects of hypoxia on Mnemiopsis leidyi, ichthyoplankton and copepods: clearance rates and vertical habitat overlap. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 411 , 173-188.
  • Najjar, Raymond, Pyke, Christopher R., Adams, Mary Beth, Breitburg, Denise L., Hershner, Carl, Kemp, Michael, Howarth, Robert, Mulholland, Margaret R., Paolisso, Michael, Secor, David, Sellner, Kevin G., Wardrop, Denice and Wood, Robert. (2010). Potential climate-change impacts on the Chesapeake Bay. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 86 (1) , 1-20.
  • Batiuk, Richard A., Breitburg, Denise L., Diaz, Robert J., Cronin, Thomas M., Secor, David H. and Thursby, Glen. (2009). Derivation of habitat-specific dissolved oxygen criteria for Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries. Journal of experimental marine biology and ecology, 381 , S204-S215.
  • Breitburg, Denise L., Craig, J. K., Fulford, Richard S., Rose, K. A., Boynton, W. R., Brady, D. C., Ciotti, B. J., Diaz, R. J., Friedland, K. D., Hagy,J.D.,,III, Hart, D. R., Hines, Anson H., Houde, E. D., Kolesar, S. E., Nixon, S. W., Rice, J. A., Secor, D. H. and Targett, T. E. (2009). Nutrient enrichment and fisheries exploitation: interactive effects on estuarine living resources and their management. Hydrobiologia, 629 (1) , 31-47.
  • Breitburg, Denise L., Hondorp, Darryl W., Davias, Lori A. and Diaz, Robert J. (2009). Hypoxia, Nitrogen, and Fisheries: Integrating Effects Across Local and Global Landscapes. Annual Revue of Marine Science, 1 (1) , 329-349.
  • Diaz, Robert J. and Breitburg, Denise L. (2009). The hypoxic environment. Hypoxia (2-23) Academic Press .
  • Graham, Eileen S., Tuzzolino, Danielle M., Burrell, Rebecca B. and Breitburg, Denise L. (2009). Interannual Variation in Gelatinous Zooplankton and Their Prey in the Rhode River, Maryland. Proceedings of the Smithsonian Marine Science Symposium (369-377) Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press .
  • Rose, Kenneth A., Adamack, Aaron T., Murphy, Cheryl A., Sable, Shaye E., Kolesar, Sarah E., Craig, J. Kevin, Breitburg, Denise L., Thomas, Peter, Brouwer, Marius H., Cerco, Carl F. and Diamond, Sandra. (2009). Does hypoxia have population-level effects on coastal fish? Musings from the virtual world. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 381 , S188-S203.
  • Breitburg, Denise L., Hines, Anson H., Jordan, Thomas E., McCormick, Melissa K., Weller, Donald E. and Whigham, Dennis F. . (2008). Landscape patterns, nutrient discharges, and biota of the Rhode River estuary and its watershed: Contribution of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center to the Pilot Integrated Ecosystem Assessment . Smithsonian Environmental Research Center .
  • Tamburri, M. N., Luckenbach, M. W., Breitburg, Denise L. and Bonniwell, S. M. (2008). Settlement of Crassostrea ariakensis larvae: Effects of substrate, biofilms, sediment and adult chemical cues . Journal of Shellfish Research, 27 , 601-608.
  • Breitburg, Denise L. . (2007). A Review of the Ocean Research Priorities Plan and Implementation Strategy. The National Academies Press .