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Details of Dr. Kent Gilkinson   


Gender male
Job title Research Scientist
Department Fisheries & Oceans Canada
80 East White Hills Rd
St. John's
Newfoundland & Labrador
A1C 5X1
Tel 1-709-772-4718
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Degree PhD, MSc, BSc
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities My research focuses on: ecology of marine benthos and anthropogenic impacts (primarily fishing impacts) on benthic habitat and recovery processes; functional associations between fishes and seabed habitat; deep-sea coral and sponge ecosystems
Research Region Northwest Atlantic ocean; offshore habitats
Skills/Expertise Taxonomy of Northwest Atlantic benthic marine molluscs
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Kent GILKINSON)

Harris, Jennifer, L., Kevin MacIsaac, Kent D. Gilkinson and Ellen L., Kenchington. 2009. Feeding biology of Ophiura sarsi L├╝tken, 1855 on Banquereau bank and the effects of fishing. Mar. Biol. DOI 10.1007/s00227-009-1222-1 (2276)
Gilkinson, K. 2013. Recent DFO (Newfoundland & Labrador)studies of the Grand Banks benthos at small and large spatial scales. DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2012/114. v + 30 p.
Gilkinson, K. 2008. Reliability of abundance estimates of the propellerclam (Cyrtodaria siliqua) derived from their burrow openings: a case study from Banquereau, eastern Canada. Journal of Shellfish Research 27, 289-295.
Gilkinson, K.D., D.C. Gordon, Jr., K. MacIsaac, D. L. McKeown, E.L.R. Kenchington, C. Bourbonnais and W. P. Vass. 2005. Immediate impacts and recovery trajectories of macrofaunal communities following hydraulic clam dredging on Banquereau, eastern Canada. ICES Journal of marine Science 62, 925-947.
Gilkinson, Kent D., Donald C. Gordon, Jr., David McKeown, Dale Roddick, Ellen L.R. Kenchington, Kevin G. MacIsaac, Cynthia Bourbonnais and Peter Vass. 2005. Susceptibility of the soft coral Gersemia rubiformis to capture by hydraulic clam dredges off eastern Canada: the significance of soft coral-shell associations. American Fisheries Society Symposium 41:383-390.
Gilkinson, K.D., G.B.J. Fader, D.C. Gordon, Jr., R. Charron, D. McKeown, D. Roddick, E.L.R. Kenchington, K. MacIsaac, C. Bourbonnais, P. Vass and Q. Liu. 2003.. Immediate and longer-term impacts of hydraulic clam dredging on an offshore sandy seabed: effects on physical habitat and processes of recovery. Continental Shelf Research 23, 1315-1336.
Gilkinson, K., Paulin, M., Hurley, S. and Schwinghamer, P. [1998]. Impacts of trawl door scouring on infaunal bivalves: results of a physical trawl door model/dense sand interaction. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 224: 291-312. Kenchington, E.L.R., J. Prena, K.D. Gilkinson, D.C. Gordon, Jr., K. MacIsaac, C. Bourbonnais, P. Schwinghamer, T.W. Rowell, D.L. McKeown and W.P. Vass. 2001. Effects of experimental otter trawling on the macrofauna of a sandy bottom ecosystem on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58, 1043-1057. Prena, J., P. Schwinghamer, T.W. Rowell, D.C. Gordon, Jr., K. Gilkinson, W.P. Vass and D.L. McKeown. 1999. Experimental otter trawling on a sandy bottom ecosystem of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland: analysis of trawl bycatch and effects on epifauna. Marine Ecology Progress Series 181, 107-124.
Evan N Edinger, Owen A Sherwood, David JW Piper, Vonda Wareham, Krista D Baker, Kent D Gilkinson, Davis B Scott. 2011. Geologic features supporting deep-sea coral habitat in Atlantic Canada Continental Shelf Research 31(2):S69-S84.

Created: 2003-05-09 Last Updated: 2013-07-18 by Kent GILKINSON