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Details of Professor Jeffrey Levinton   


Gender male
Job title Professor
Department Ecology and Evolution
Stony Brook University, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences ( SOMAS)
Stony Brook University Stony Brook NY 11794-5000
Tel 1 631 632 8602
Fax 1 631 632 7626
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Degree PHD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities marine benthic ecology marine population biology adaptation to metals biology of suspension and deposit feeding Macoma, Mytilus, Crassostrea, Yoldia, Hydrobia, Paranais, Ophryotrocha
Research Region 36, 72
Skills/Expertise marine ecology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Professor Jeffrey LEVINTON)

Mackie, J., Levinton, J.S., Przselawski, R., DeLambert, D., Wallace, W. 2010. Loss of Evolutionary Resistance by the oligochaete Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri to a Toxic Substance—Cost or Gene Flow? Evolution, 64:152-165.
Marine Biology: Function, Biodiversity, Ecology, 3rd Edition. 2009. New York, Oxford University Press, 588+ pp.
Levinton, J.S., Pochron, S. 2008. Temporal and geographic trends in mercury concentrations in muscle tissue in five species of Hudson River, USA, fish. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 27: 1691-1697.
Allen, B., Levinton, J. 2007. Costs of bearing a sexually selected ornamental weapon in a fiddler crab. Functional Ecology, 21: 154-161.
Mackie, J., Natali, S., Levinton, J., Sanudo-Wilhelmy, S. 2007. Declining metal levels at Foundry Cove (Hudson, New York): response to localized dredging of contaminated sediments. Environmental Pollution, 149: 141-148.
Levinton, J. S., Waldman, J. (eds.) 2006. The Hudson River Ecosystem. Cambridge University Press, New York.
Levinton, J. S., B. Kelaher. 2004. Opposing organizing forces of deposit-feeding marine communities. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 300: 65-82.
Levinton, J. S., L. Suatoni, W. B. Wallace, R. Junkins, B. Kelaher, B. Allen. 2003. Rapid reverse evolution of genetically-based resistance to metals, following the cleanup of a Superfund site. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 100: 9889-9891.
Kelaher, B., Levinton J.S., Oomen, J., Allen, B., Wong, W. H. 2003. Environmental restoration or ecological disturbance: Changes in benthos following the clean up of a severely metal-polluted cove in the Hudson River Estuary. Estuaries 26: 1505-1516.
Ward, J.E., J.S. Levinton, S.E. Shumway, T. L. Cucci. 1997. Site of particle selection in a bivalve mollusk. Nature 390:131-132.
(126) Levinton, J.S., Pochron, S., Kane, M. 2006. Superfund dredging restoration results in widespread regional reductions of cadmium in blue crabs. Environmental Science and Technology. 40:7597-7601.

Group(s): GLODIR
Created: 1999-07-12 Last Updated: 2010-05-27 by Jeffrey LEVINTON