GoMRI
Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
revert menu

Ralph Portier

Louisiana State University

Department of Environmental Sciences

School of the Coast and Environment
1271 Energy, Coast and Environment Building
Baton Rouge , LA  70803  

rportier@lsu.edu

Project List:

Defining Ecologically Relevant Sublethal Effects: How do Low Levels of Exposure to Oil and Dispersants Affect Performance and Survival of Larvae of Gulf Nekton?

Year 3-5 Investigator Grants (RFP-II)Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1

2016

Duffy, T. A., Childress, W., Portier, R., & Chesney, E. J. (2016). Responses of bay anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli) larvae under lethal and sublethal scenarios of crude oil exposure. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 134, 264–272.

Conference Presentations - 8

2016

Chesney, E. J., Munnelly, R., Windecker, C., O'Shaugnessy, K., Webb, S., Duffy, T., et al. (2016). Toxicological testing with an estuarine icon, the Bay anchovy, Anchoa mitchilli. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.
Chesney, E. J., O'Shaugnessy, K., Duffy, T., Webb, S., Forth, H., Takeshita, R., et al. (2016). Toxicological testing with an estuarine icon, the Bay anchovy, Anchoa mitchilli. In Annual Larval Fish Conference – Early Life History. Solomons, MD : 06/19/16-06/23/16.
Webb, S. J., Saal, E. E., OShaughnessy, K. A., Tara, D., A., Portier, R. J., & Chesney. E.J. (2016). Effects of the presence of plankton on the acute toxicity and morphological effects of crude oil to larval bay anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli). In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.

2015

Chesney, E., Duffy, T., Childress, W., Portier, R., &. (2015). Performance of bay anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli) larvae under lethal and sub-lethal scenarios of crude oil exposure. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Duffy, T., Childress, W., Chesney, E., & Portier, R. (2015). Defining ecologically relevant sub-lethal effects: How do low levels of exposure to oil and dispersants affect performance of larvae of Gulf nekton? In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.
Webb, S. J., Duffy, T. A., OShaughnessy, K. A., Portier, R. J., & Chesney, E. J. (2015). Effects of the presence of plankton on the outcomes of crude oil exposures of larval bay anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli). In 2015 SETAC South-Central Regional Chapter Annual Meeting. Lafayette, LA : 05/28/15-05/31/15.
Webb, S. J., Duffy, T. A., OShaughnessy, K. A., Saal, E. E., Portier, R. J., & Chesney, E. J. (2015). Effects of the presence of plankton on the outcomes of crude oil exposures of larval bay anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli). In SETAC North America 36th Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT : 11/01/15-11/05/15.

2013

Chesney, E. C., & Portier, R. (2013). Defining ecologically relevant sublethal effects: How do low levels of exposure to oil and dispersants affect performance and survival of larvae of Gulf Nekton? In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013: Poster.