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Edward Chesney

Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)

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: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact

Biological Impacts of Oil and Dispersants on the Fish Fauna of Deep Waters: Assessing Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Event

Year One Block Grant - Louisiana State UniversityRole: 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.

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.
Yednock, B., Duffy, T., Sullivan, T., Chesney, E., & Neigel, J. (2015). Transcriptional Responses of Blue Crabs and Bay Anchovies to Surrogate Oil. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.

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.