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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Professor
Department Bodega Marine Laboratory
Institution
Address
University of California Davis, Bodega Marine Laboratory PO Box 249
Bodega Bay
CA
94923
United States
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel [011] (707) 875-1920
Fax [011] (707) 875-2009
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Website http://bml.ucdavis.edu/research/faculty/steven-morgan
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD Zoology
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Population and community ecology, behavioral ecology, early life histories and larval ecology. Wetland and rocky shore communities. Anthropogenic impacts on marine systems, including climate change, fishing, pollution and species invasions. Ecosystem based management, including marine protected areas.
Research Region Northeastern Pacific
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Steven MORGAN)

Miller, S.H. and S.G. Morgan. 2013. Interspecific differences in depth preference regulate larval transport in an upwelling regime. Marine Ecology Progress Series 476:301?306.
Hwang, H.-M., R. S. Carr, G. N. Cherr, P. G. Green, E. D. Grosholz, L. Judah, S. G. Morgan, S. Ogle, V. K. Rashbrook, W. L. Rose, S. J. The, C. A Vines and S. L. Anderson. 2013. Sediment quality assessment in tidal salt marshes in northern California: an evaluation of multiple lines of evidence approach. Science of the Total Environment 454?455:189?198.
Miller, S.H., S.G. Morgan, J.W. White and P.G. Green. 2013. Interannual variability in an atlas of trace element signatures for determining population connectivity. Marine ecology Progress Series 474:179-190.
Incardona, J.P., C.A. Vines, Bernadita F. Anulacion, D.H. Baldwin, H.L. Day, B.L. French, J.S. Labenia, T.L. Linbo, M.S. Myers, O.P. Olson1, C.A. Sloan, S. Sol, F.J. Griffin, K. Menard, S.G. Morgan, E.H. Smith, J.E. West, T.K. Collier, G.M. Ylitalo, G.N. Cherr and N.L. Scholz. 2012. Unexpectedly high rates of early life stage mortality among herring spawned in the 2007 Cosco Busan oil spill impact zone in San Francisco Bay. Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Sciences 109:E51?E58.
Morgan, S.G., J.L. Fisher, S.T. McAfee, J.L Largier and C.M. Halle. 2012. Limited recruitment during relaxation events: larval advection and behavior in an upwelling system. Limnology and Oceanography 57:457-470.
Altermatt, F., A. Bieger and S.G. Morgan. 2012. Habitat characteristics and metapopulation dynamics of the copepod Tigriopus californicus. Marine Ecology Progress Series 468:85-93.
Morgan, S.G., J.L. Fisher and J.L Largier. 2011. Laval retention, entrainment and accumulation in the lee of a small headland: recruitment hotspots along windy coasts. Limnology and Oceanography 56:161-178.
Morgan, S.G., J.W. White, S.T. McAfee, S.D. Gaines and R.G. Schmitt. 2011. Weak synchrony in the timing of larval release in upwelling regions. Marine Ecology Progress Series 425:103-112.
Marshall, D.J. and S.G. Morgan. 2011. Ecological and evolutionary consequences of linked life-history stages in the sea. Current Biology 21:R718?R725.
Bjorkstedt, E. P., R. Goerike, S. McClatchie, E. Weber, W. Watson, N. Lo, B. Peterson, B. Emmett, J. Peterson, R. Durazo, G. Gaxiola-Castro, F. Chavez, J. T. Pennington, C. A. Collins, J. Field, S. Ralston, K. Sakuma, S. J. Bograd, F. B. Schwing, Y. Xue, W. J. Sydeman, S. A. Thompson, J. A. Santora, J. Largier, C. Halle, S. Morgan, K. P. B. Merkens, J. A. Hildebrand and L. M. Munger. 2011. State of the California Current 2009-2010: Regional variation persists through transition from La Nina to El Nino (and back?). State of the California Current, CalCOFI Report 51:1-31.
Morgan, S.G. and J.L. Fisher. 2010. Larval behavior regulates nearshore retention and offshore migration in an upwelling shadow and along the open coast. Marine Ecology Progress Series 404:109-126
Shanks, A.L, S.G. Morgan, J. MacMahan and A.J.H.M. Reniers. 2010. Surf zone physical and morphological regime as determinants of temporal and spatial variation in larval recruitment. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 392:140-150.
Smalling, K. L., S. G. Morgan and K. K. Kuivila. 2010. Accumulation of current-use and legacy pesticides in crab embryos from Northern California, USA. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29: 2593?2599.
Shinen, J.S., A.L. Chan and S.G. Morgan. 2009. Invasion resistance on rocky shores: direct and indirect effects of three native predators on an exotic and a native prey species. Marine Ecology Progress Series 378:47?54.
Morgan, S.G., J.L. Fisher and A.J. Mace. 2009. Larval recruitment in a region of strong, persistent upwelling and recruitment limitation. Marine Ecology Progress Series 394:79-99.
Zacherl, D.C., S.G. Morgan, S.E. Swearer and R.R. Warner. 2009. A shell of its former self: can Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864 larval shells reveal information about a recruit?s birth location? Journal of Shellfish Research 28: 23-32.
Tavernetti, R., S. Morgan and Q. Yu. 2009. Effect of biological fouling on passive collectors used to estimate fish recruitment. Journal of Fish Biology 75:699-706.
Morgan, S.G., J.L. Fisher, A.J. Mace, L. Akins, A.M. Slaughter and S. M. Bollens. 2009. Cross-shelf distributions and recruitment of crab postlarvae in a region of strong upwelling. Marine Ecology P rogress Series 380:173?185.
Morgan, S.G., J.L. Fisher, S.H. Miller, S.T. McAfee and J.L Largier. 2009. Nearshore larval retention in a region of strong upwelling and recruitment limitation. Ecology 90: 3489-3502.
Shinen, J.S. and S.G. Morgan. 2009. Mechanisms of invasion resistance: competition among intertidal mussels promotes establishment of invasive species and displacement of native species. Marine Ecology Progress Series 383:187?197.
Carson, H.S., S.G. Morgan and P.G. Green. 2008. Fine-scale chemical fingerprinting of an open coast crustacean for the assessment of population connectivity. Marine Biology 153:327-335
Morgan, S.G. and J.R. Anastasia. 2008. Behavioral tradeoff conserves transport while increasing the risk of predation across the ranges of marine species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:222-227.
Morgan, S. G. 2007. Tidal rhythms, p. 469-473, In: Encyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores, M. W. Denny and S. D. Gaines editors, University of California Press.
Jorgensen, S.J., D. M. Kaplan, A. P. Klimley, S. G. Morgan, M. R. O?Farrell, L. W. Botsford. 2006. Limited movement in blue rockfish (Sebastes mystinus): internal structure of the home range. Marine Ecology Progress Series 327:157-170
Morgan, S. G., S. A. Spilseth, H. M. Page, A. J. Brooks and E. D. Grosholz. 2006. Spatial and temporal movement of the lined shore crab Pachygrapsus crassipes in salt marshes and its utility as an indicator of habitat condition. Marine Ecology Progress Series 314:271-281
Mace, A. J. and S. G. Morgan. 2006. Biological and physical coupling in the lee of a small headland: contrasting larval transport mechanisms in an upwelling region. Marine Ecology Progress Series 324:185-196
Mace, A. J. and S. G. Morgan. 2006. Larval accumulation in the lee of a small headland: Implications the design of marine reserves. Marine Ecology Progress Series 318:19-29
Anderson, S. L., G. N. Cherr, S. G. Morgan, C. A. Vines, R. M. Higashi, W. A. Bennett, W. L. Rose, A. Brooks and R. M. Nisbet. 2006. Integrating contaminant responses in indicator saltmarsh species. Marine Environmental Research 62:S317-S321
Spilseth, S. A. and S. G. Morgan. 2005. Evaluation of internal elastomer tags for small, mature crabs. Crustaceana 78: 1383-1388.
Miner, B. G., S. E. Sultan, S. G. Morgan, D. K. Padilla, R. A. Relyea. 2005. Ecological consequences of phenotypic plasticity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20:685-692
Morgan, S. G. 2005. Larval migration between the Hudson River estuary and New York Bight, p. 157-170. In: Levinton, J. S. & J. R. Waldman (eds.) The Hudson River Estuary. Cambridge University Press.
Roughan, M., A. J. Mace, J. L. Largier, S. G. Morgan, J. L. Fisher, M. L. Carter. 2005. Density driven headland retention in a strong upwelling system: Implications for larval transport. Journal of Geophysical Research 110, C10027, 1-18.
Sponaugle, S. G. Boehlert, R. Cowen, C. Grimes, M. Kingsford, J. Leis, K. Lindeman, S. Morgan, J. Munro, J. Pineda and A. Shanks. 2002. Predicting self?recruitment in marine populations: Biophysical correlates. Bulletin of Marine Science 70:341-376
Strathmann, R. R., T. P. Hughes, A. M. Kuris, K. C. Lindeman, S. G. Morgan, J. M. Pandolfi and R. R. Warner. 2002. Evolution of self-recruitment and its consequences for marine populations. Bulletin of Marine Science 70:377-396
Thorrold, S. R., R. S. Burton, G. P. Jones, M. E. Hellberg, S. E. Swearer, J. E. Niegel, S. G. Morgan and R. R. Warner. 2002. Quantifying larval retention and connectivity in marine populations with artificial and natural markers: can we do it right? Bulletin of Marine Science70:273-290
Swearer, S., S. Thorrold, J. Shima, M. Hellberg, G. Jones, D. Robertson, K. Selkoe, G. Ruiz, S. Morgan and R. Warner. 2002. Evidence for self-recruitment in benthic marine populations. Bulletin of Marine Science 70:251-272
Kingsford, M. J., J. Leis, A. Shanks K. Lindeman, S. Morgan and J. Pineda. 2002. Sensory environments, larval abilities and local self-recruitment. Bulletin of Marine Science 70:309-340
Heck, K. L, Jr., L. D. Coen and S. G. Morgan. 2001. Pre- and post-settlement factors as determinants of juvenile blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) abundance: results from the north-central Gulf of Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series 222:163-176.
Morgan, S.G. and S. T. McAfee. 2001. Getting to the point: self-defense in crab larvae, p. 57, In: A world Apart, G. A. Wray, Natural History. March 2001.
Morgan, S. G. 2001. The larval ecology of marine communities, pp. 158-181. In: Bertness, M., S.D. Gaines and M. Hay (eds), Marine Community Ecology, Sinauer, Sunderland, Massachusetts.
Miner, B. G., S. G. Morgan, J. R. Hoffman. 2000. Postlarval chromatophores as an adaptation to ultraviolet radiation. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 249:235-248.
Hovel, K. A. and S. G. Morgan. 1999. Vulnerability of estuarine crab larvae to ultraviolet radiation. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 237:89-106.
Christy, J. H. and S. G. Morgan. 1998. Estuarine immigration by crab postlarvae: mechanisms, reliability and adaptive significance. Marine Ecology Progress Series 174:51-65.
Anastasia, J. C., S. G. Morgan, N. S. Fisher. 1998. Tagging crustacean larvae: assimilation and retention of trace elements. Limnology and Oceanography 43: 362-368.
Hovel, K. A. and S. G. Morgan. 1997. Planktivory as a selective force for reproductive synchrony and larval migration. Marine Ecology Progress Series 157:79-95.
Morgan, S. G. and J. H. Christy. 1997. Planktivorous fishes as selective agents for the timing of larval release. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 209:89-101.
Morgan, S. G. 1996. Plasticity in reproductive timing by crabs in adjacent tidal regimes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 139:105-118.
Morgan, S. G. and J. H. Christy. 1996. Survival of marine larvae under the countervailing selective pressures of photodamage and predation. Limnology and Oceanography:41:498-504.
Morgan, S. G., R. K. Zimmer-Faust, K. L. Heck, Jr. and L. D. Coen. 1996. Population regulation of blue crabs, Callinectes, in the northern Gulf of Mexico: postlarval supply. Marine Ecology Progress Series 133:73-88.
Morgan, S. G. 1996. Influence of tidal variation on reproductive timing. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 206:237-251.
Morgan, S. G. and J. H. Christy. 1996. Survival of marine larvae under the countervailing selective pressures of photodamage and predation. Limnology and Oceanography:41:498-504.
Morgan, S. G., R. K. Zimmer-Faust, K. L. Heck, Jr. and L. D. Coen. 1996. Population regulation of blue crabs, Callinectes, in the northern Gulf of Mexico: postlarval supply. Marine Ecology Progress Series 133:73-88.
McAfee, S. T. and S. G. Morgan. 1996. Resource utilization by five sympatric parrotfishes in the San Blas archipelago, Panama. Marine Biology 125:427-437.
Morgan, S. G. 1995. Life and death in the plankton: larval mortality and adaptation, pp. 279-321. In: Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae, L. McEdward (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.
Rabalais, N. N., F. R. Burditt, Jr., L. D. Coen, B. E. Cole, C. Eleuterius, K. L. Heck, Jr., T. A. McTigue, S. G. Morgan, H. M. Perry, F. M. Truesdale, R. K. Zimmer-Faust and R. J. Zimmerman. 1995. Settlement of Callinectes sapidus megalopae on artificial collectors in four Gulf of Mexico estuaries. Bulletin of Marine Science 57: 855-876.
Morgan, S. G. and J. H. Christy. 1995. Adaptive significance of the timing of larval release by crabs. American Naturalist 145: 457-479.
Morgan, S. G. 1995. The timing of larval release, pp. 157-191. In: Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae, L. McEdward (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.
Zimmer-Faust, R. K., D. R. Fielder, K. L. Heck, Jr., L. D. Coen and S. G. Morgan. 1994. Effects of tethering on predatory escape by juvenile blue crabs. Marine Ecology Progress Series 111: 299-303.
Morgan, S. G. 1994. Influence of tidal regime on the timing of larval release by crabs: Implications for recruitment success, pp. 323-328. In: K. R. Dyer and R. J. Orth (eds.), Changes in Fluxes in Estuaries: Implications from Science to Management, Olsen & Olsen, Fredensborg, Denmark.
Morgan, S. G. and J. H. Christy. 1994. Plasticity, constraint and optimality in reproductive timing. Ecology 75: 2185-2203.
Morgan, S. G. 1992. Predation by planktonic and benthic invertebrates on larvae of estuarine crabs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 163: 91-110.
Morgan, S. G. 1990. Impact of planktivorous fishes on the dispersal, hatching and morphology of estuarine crab larvae. Ecology 71: 1639-1652.
Morgan, S. G. 1989. The adaptive significance of spination in estuarine crab zoeae. Ecology 70: 464-482.
Morgan, S. G., J. W. Goy and J. D. Costlow, Jr. 1988. Studies on the reproductive biology of the mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii: effects of sex ratio and stocking density on egg production. Journal of Crustacean Biology 8: 245-249.
Morgan, S. G. 1987. Selection on hatching rhythms and dispersal patterns of estuarine crab larvae: avoidance of physiological stress by larval export? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 113: 71-78.
Morgan, S. G. and J. W. Goy. 1987. Reproduction and larval development of Gonodactylus bredini Manning (Stomatopoda, Gonodactylidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology 7: 595-618.
Morgan, S. G. 1987. Behavioral and morphological antipredatory adaptations of decapod zoeae. Oecologia 73: 321-480.
Salmon, M., W. H. Seiple and S. G. Morgan. 1986. Hatching rhythms of fiddler crabs and associated species at Beaufort, North Carolina. Journal of Crustacean Biology 6: 24-36.
Morgan, S. G., C. Manooch, D. L. Mason and J. W. Goy. 1985. Pelagic fish predation of Cerataspis, a rare larval genus of oceanic penaeoids. Bulletin of Marine Science 36: 249-259.
Goy, J. W., S. G. Morgan and J. D. Costlow, Jr. 1985. Studies on the reproductive biology of the mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii: induction of spawning during the nonbreeding season. Crustaceana 49: 83-87.
Morgan, S. G., J. W. Goy and J. D. Costlow, Jr. 1983. Multiple ovipositions from single matings in the mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii. Journal of Crustacean Biology 3: 543-547.
Morgan, S. G. 1980. Aspects of the larval ecology of Squilla empusa (Crustacea: Stomatopoda in Chesapeake Bay. Fishery Bulletin 78: 693-700.
Morgan, S. G. and A. J. Provenzano. 1979. Development of pelagic larvae and postlarva of Squilla empusa (Crustacea, Stomatopoda). Fishery Bulletin 77: 61-90.
McManus, M.A., J Largier, E. Palomino, L. Wilkinson, L. Washburn, K. Stolzenbach, B. Sanders, S. Morgan, M. Stacey, E. Palomino, F. Wright and J. S. Scott. 2003. Data Management Techniques for NEOCO, the Network for Environmental Observations of the Coastal Ocean. Sea Technology 44(8):54-60
Incardona, J.P., C.A. Vines, T.L. Linbo, M.S. Myers, C. Sloan, B. Anulacion, D. Boyd, G.M.Ylitalo, T.K. Collier, S.G. Morgan, G.N. Cherr and N.L. Scholz. 2012. Potent phototoxicity of marine bunker oil to translucent herring embryos after prolonged weathering. PLoS ONE 7(2): e30116.


Created: 2000-05-24 Last Updated: 2016-06-19 by Steven MORGAN