Theses Completed at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

2010

Jeanne-Marie Havrylkoff
Gulf sturgeon of the Pascagoula: Post-Katrina assessment of seasonal usage of the lower estuary, 65p. M.S. Thesis, August 2010:Advisor: Mark Peterson

Erik T. Lang

Reproductive life history of Fundulus jenkinsi and comparative development of five sympatric fundulid species, 61p. M.S. Thesis, December 2010. Advisor: Mark Peterson 

Littleton, Lauren A.
Differences in feeding performance between hatchery-reared and wild juvenile spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Chet Rakocinski

2009

Anderson, Evan John
Early life history of the three kingfish (Menticirrhus) species found in coastal waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor:  Bruce Comyns

Dangre, Arati
Mechanism of interaction between cadmium and hypoxia in larval Cyprinodon variegares. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor:  Marius Brouwer

Lopez, John Daniel
Characterization of habitat, abundance, distribution and perspectives of Fundulus jenkinsi (saltmarsh topminnow) life history in the north-central Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Mark Peterson

Rocker, Jana Moerbe
Comparison of the intra-host quasispecies of Taura Syndrome Virus in acute and chronic infections in Litopenaeus vannamei. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor:  Jeffrey Lotz

Wagner, Jonathan
Evaluation of internal tag performance in hatchery-reared juvenile spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeffrey Lotz (with Reg Blaylock).

2008

Ballard, James Robert
Effect of crowding density on the growth and survival of cobia, Rachycentron canadum, in a recirculating aquaculture system. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeffrey Lotz

Cook, Joshua O.
Transmission and occurrence of Dermomycoides sp. In Rana sevosa and other ranids in the north central Gulf of Mexico states. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor:  Robin M. Overstreet

de la Calzada, Rey
Comparison of white spot syndrome virus LD50s in Litopenaeus vannamei and Farfantepenaeus duorarum. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeffrey Lotz.

Dennis, Darcie J.
Fecundity and egg diameter of primiparoius and multiparous blue crab Callinectes sapidus in Mississippi waters. M.S,Thesis. Major Professor:  Harriet Perry

Grammer, Paul
Cohort growth dynamics of the bay anchovy, Anchoa mitchilli, in the northern Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor:

Pratt-Zossoungbo, Melissa
Mycorrhizal fungal associations with salt marsh species Juncus roemerianus, Spartina alterniflora, Schoenoplectus robustus, and Schoenoplectus americanus. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor:  Patrick Biber

Siegel, Jeffrey Wade
Stranding trends of beach cast Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncates) in Mississippi Sound and adjacent waters.  M.S. Thesis. Major Professor:  Robin Overstreet

Tremonte, Jocelyn Marie Warner
The effects of temperature on Taura syndrome virus (TSV) infections in Litopenaeus vannamei. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeffrey Lotz

Turner, Sarah Elizabeth
Trophic relations of juvenile gray triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) and planehead filefish (Stephanolepis hispidus) within Sargassum habitat in the north central Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Chet Rakocinski

2007

Apeitos, Angelos
Fecundity and survival of the calanoid copepod Acartia tonsa fed Isochrysis galbana (Tahitian strain) and Chaetoceros mulleri. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeffrey Lotz

Guynn, Kimberly Claire
A review of mercury in fishes with a detailed treatment of mercury in the Patagonian toothfish, Dissostichus eleginoides Smitt 1898, among three distinct ocean basins. M.S. Thesis

Shelley, John Paul
The effect of salinity on the bioenergetics of the young-of-the-year Atlantic stingray, Dasyatis sabina (Lesuer). M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Bruce Comyns

Walker, Allison Kennedy
Assessment of fungal diversity of gulf coat saltmarshes and seagrass beds using morphological, molecular and biochemical methods. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jinx Campbell

2006

Ferguson, Heather Joy
Comparison of subtidal and intertidal macrobenthic communities between created and natural marshes in the Davis Bayou, Mississippi. M.S. Thesis.

Hendon, Laura Ann
Cross-talk between pyrene and hypoxia signaling pathways in embryonic Cyprinodon variegatus. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Maurius Brouwer

Holden, Samantha Gayle
Early life history of greater amberjack (Seriola cumerili), lesser amberjack (Seriola fasciata), almaco jack (Seriola rivoliana) and banded rudderfish (Seriola zonata) associated with Sargassum habitat in the north-central Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Bruce Comyns

McDonald, Jennifer Lynn
Habitat characteristics and reproductive behavior of introduced Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus)) in coastal Mississippi: Interactions with native centrarchid species: Tilapia nilotica. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Mark Peterson

Thoma, Brent Patrick
Gammarus mucronatus species complex in the northern Gulf of Mexico: ecophonotypic plasticity or distinct species? M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Richard Heard

Thoma, Jana Nell
Review of the Epicaridea (Isopoda) of the South Atlantic Bight, with descriptions of two new species: M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Richard Heard

2005

Dreszer, Claudia
Monitoring of hydrology, nutrients, and fecal coliforms during storm events in the Back Bay of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA: University Duisburg - Essen. Bachelor Thesis. GCRL

Knight, Julianne
Descriptions of four new species and a new genus belonging to the family Apseudidae (Crustacea: Peracarida: Tanaidacea) from New Zealand Marine Waters. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Richard Heard

Partyka, Melissa L.
Salt marsh communities in an anthropogenic landscape: habitat characteristics, distribution, and density of infauna, epifauna and nekton along an estuarine gradient. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Mark Peterson

Phillips, Andrea
M.B. - Investigating Vibrio parahaemolyticus incidence in Gulf Coast water and underlying oysters (Crassostrea virginica) using remote sensing: A comparative study of archived and real-time data for risk assessment. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: D. Jay Grimes

Vivian, Deborah Nicole
Examining habitat function of a restored salt marsh using post-larval gulf killifish (Fundulus grandis Baird and Girard). M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Chet Rakocinski

Wells, Tami Maureen
M.S. - Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Noxious Aquatic Plant Species in the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Alabama. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Mark Peterson. Research Advisor: Gregory A. Carter

2004

Bakenhaster, Micah Daniel
External morphological features of mancas of four parasitic isopod species (Cymothoidae) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Richard Heard

Jones, Cheryl Lynn Taylor
Hydrocarbon transport in Keegan Bayou, Biloxi, MS, using coprostanol as a tracer . M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Julia S. Lytle

Lezina, Brian Joseph
Life history of the Gulf toadfish, Opsanus beta, in the north-central Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Mark Peterson

Nickels, Barbara Rose
Light and electron microscope studies of a haplosporidian infection in the Florida marshclam, Cyrenoida floridana. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Richard W. Heard

Pelleteri, Sara T
Tanaidmorpha (Crustacea: Malacostraca) of Hawaii. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Richard Heard

Vervaeke, William Chesley
Stage-structured, predator/prey interactions between seasonal transients and permanent residents of an estuary. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Mark Peterson

Waggy, Gretchen L.
Life history of the silver perch, Bairdiella chrysoura Lacepède in the north-central Gulf of Mexico, 75p. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Mark Peterson

Weber, Marisa Renee
A modeling approach to integrate watershed mapping and growth of nekton in the lower Pascagoula river, Mississippi using Atlantic croaker, Micropogonias undulatus (Linnaeus). M.S. Thesis; Major Professor: Stephen Ross.Mark Peterson and Chet Rakocinski on her committee.

2003

Chiluiza, David
Development of the digestive system in cultured larvae of red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus). M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: William Hawkins

Zimmerman, Jacqueline Kathleen
Salinity tolerance of red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) eggs and larvae. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeff Lotz

2002

Bleich, Matthew Daniel
Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Prionotus (Teleostei: Triglidae), with an emphasis on the northern Gulf of Mexico and the western Atlantic. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Stuart Poss

Bullard, Stephen Ashton
Blood flukes (Digenea: Sanguinicolidae) from commercially and recreationally important fishes in the Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Robin Overstreet

Crochet, Nicole Marie
Investigations of flyingfish larvae (Exocoetidae) in the western central Atlantic: Identification, distribution and abundance, and developmental descriptions of Prognichthys occidentalis. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Bruce Comyns

Flowers, Charles Harry, Jr.
Evaluation of host potential of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) for white spot syndrome virus: susceptibility, pathogenicity, and transmission. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeff Lotz

Krol, Rena
Pathobiology of white spot virus (WSV) in diverse crustaceans from the United States. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeffrey Lotz.

Opel, Nicole Merree
Assessment of genetic variation among and within populations of shoalgrass (Halodule wrightii) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis, Major Professor: Cynthia Moncrieff

Salazar Anton, Lesber
The effect of chronic Taura syndrome virus (TSV) infections on stress tolerance and development of a semi-quantitative infectivity assay for white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in the white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeff Lotz

Wheeler, Kersten N.
Feedings habits of juvenile Florida pompano (Trachinotus carolinus) from northern Gulf of Mexico barrier island beaches. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Richard Heard

Zapfe, Glenn A.
Effects of marsh access on the feeding success and growth of juvenile spot, Leiostomus xanthurus. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Chet Rakocinski

2001

Garber, Amber Frances
Utilization of a hypervariable region as a molecular marker for red snapper, Lutjanus campechanus, stock enhancement. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Ken Stuck

Lemus, Jason Thomas
Development of a protocol for the mass production of copepods. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeff Lotz

Vincent, Dena Greene
The influence of pollution stress on the growth of juvenile fishes and the evaluation of associated bioassessment techniques. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Chet Rakocinski

Woodley, Christa Myranne
Measurement of increased predation threat using behavioral and physiological metrics: Implications for aquatic habitat loss in estuarine ecosystems. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Mark Peterson

2000

Aguirre Maldonado, Windsor Efren
Phylogenetic vs. ecophenotypic influences on interspecific variability of sagittae in the genera Cynoscion and Isopisthus (Teleostei: Sciaenidae). M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Stuart Poss

Camp, Kenneth Russell
Biochemical composition of red snapper Lutjanus campechanus during ontogeny. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeff Lotz

Carroll, Suzanne Nichole nee Gronen
Effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals on development of reproductive organs and reproductive function in the teleost fish Oryzias latipes. M. S. Thesis. Major Professor: Marius Brouwer, MAR student

Hendrix, Glenn Michael
Mitochondrial DNA markers for the identification of early life stages of Paralichthys lethostigma, Paralichthys albigutta , and Paralichthys squamilentus (Pisces, Paralichthyidae). M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Ken Stuck

Karels, Arthur Alan
Reproductive effects of estrogenic and antiestrogenic chemicals on sheepshead minnow (Cyprinodon variegatus), along with partial isolation and sequence of its estrogen receptor. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Marius Brouwer

McKenzie, Valerie J.
Metazoan parasites of Guatemalan reptiles and amphibians: University of Connecticut. M.S. Thesis; , Major Professor: Janine Caira. Reader-Research Director Robert M. Overstreet. (Gunter Library does not own)

Moore, Anne Marie
Effect of temperature on infectivity of Taura syndrome virus in Litopenaeus vannamei and comparison of three reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) protocols for detecting Taura syndrome virus. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeff Lotz

Pederson, Eric John
Bryozoa as an ephemeral esturaine habitat used by invertebrates and young fishes. University of Southern Mississippi. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Mark Peterson

Smedley, Kristy Louise
Life histories and taxonomy of some members of Monorchiidae (Digenea). M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Robin Overstreet

Syring, Rachel Ann
The role of blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, metallothioneins in metal metabolism and detoxification of heavy metals and the crab’s potential as a bioindicator of trace metals in the estuarine environment. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Marius Brouwer

1999

Cote, Janet
Prey selection by juvenile crabs, Callinectes sapidus between two micrograzing gastropods, Astyris lunata and Bittiolum varium, within estuarine seagrass habitat. M. S. Thesis. Major Professor: Chet Rakocinski.

Garber, Nikola Marie
Application of the mitochondrial DNA control region in population structure studies of Mugil cephalus (striped mullet) in North America.” University of Southern Mississippi.
Notes: M.S. Thesis; GCRL; Ken Stuck, major professor

1998

Abney, Michael Alan
Phenotypic plasticity in the life history traits of Gambusi puncticulata puncticulata (Poeciliidae) from the Cayman Islands, BWI. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Chet Rakocinski

Hendon, Joseph Read
Spatial and temporal distribution of gobiid fishes along natural and altered marsh-edge habitats. M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Mark Peterson

1997

Al Shaqsy, Hilal Mohammed
Recruitment of early juvenile Micropogonias undulatus,  Leiostomus xanthurus, Cynoscion arenarius, and Cynoscion nebulosus into Mississippi Sound: seasonal and long-term patterns. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Thomas McIlwain

Snyder, Douglas Joseph
The life history of a peripheral population of the bluespotted sunfish, Enneacanthus gloriosus, in southern Mississippi. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Mark Peterson

VanderKooy, Katherine Elaine
Feeding habits of three coastal sunfishes (Lepomis spp.) in an estuarine bayou. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Richard Heard

1996

Boyd, Jan L.
Observations on two species of Sphaeronella (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Nicothoipdae) parasitic on amphipoda from the northern Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. M. S. Thesis. Major Professor: Richard Heard

Jackson, Laura Julian
Behavioral observations on the symbiotic relationship between the callianassid, Lepidophthalmus louisianensis (Decapoda: Thalassinidea), and its associate, Leptalpheus forceps (Decapoda: Alpheidae). M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Richard Heard

Matulewski, Kenneth Vail
Temporal variation of the benthic community structure on a shallow, subtidal, artificial beach in Mississippi Sound. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Richard Heard

1995

Al-Mazrooei, Ahmed
Effect of temperature on infectivity and prepatent period of infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV). M.S. Thesis. Major Professor: Jeffrey Lotz. (Gunter Library does not own)

Sanchez, Guillermo
Morphometry of juvenile and subadult Loligo pealei and L. plei from the northern Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Harriet Perry

Viskup, Barbara Jean
Comparison of the epibenthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in freshwater and brackish water ponds on Horn Island, Mississippi. M.S. Thesis. GCRL acknowledgement: Richard Heard, Sara LeCroy, Jerry McLelland

1993

Hrincevich, Adam Wayne
Mitochondrial DNA analysis of cobia Rachycentron canadum population structure using restriciton fragment length polymorphisms and cytochrome B sequence variation. M.S. Thesis. Advisors: Jim Franks and Stuart Poss

Lin, Jiwen Steven
The cloning and characterization of a shrimp cDNA probe for the virus Baculovirus penaei. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Ken Stuck

Tirado, M. Cristina
Effect of temperature on the growth, molt cycle, and survival of Penaeus vannamei Boone postlarvae during the nursery period in closed systems. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University. M.S. Thesis. Research Advisor: Jeffrey Lotz. (Gunter Library does not own)

1992

Abner, Sheila R.
Occurrence of granuloma in two small fish species, medaka (Oryzias latipes) and guppy (Poecilia reticulata), in carcinogenesis bioassays: Southeast Missouri State University. M.S. Thesis. William Hawkins on committee

Meyer, Gabriele H.
The systematics and distribution of the family Lampropidae (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Cumacea) from sub-Antarctic and Antarctic waters. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Richard Heard

Sanchez-Rubio, Luis Fernando
Biochemical differences among five taxa of crabs (Menippe spp. and Sesarma spp.) in the northern Gulf of Mexico: mobilization of nutrient reserves from parent to offspring. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Harriet Perry

1990

Kramer, Karen Andersen
Late Pleistocene to Holocene geologic evolution of the Grande Batture Headland area, Jackson County, Mississippi. Mississippi State University. M.S. Thesis. GCRL

1987

Comyns, Bruce H.
Identification and distribution of Urophycis (Gill) and Phycis (Artedi) larvae and pelagic juveniles in the Middle Atlantic Bight. The College of William and Mary in Virginia. M.A. Thesis. GCRL

1985

Fournie, John William
The biology of Calyptospora funduli (Apicomplexa) from atheriniform fishes . University of Mississippi. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Robin M. Overstreet

1984

Jennings, Roger A., III.
Seasonality and community structure of benthic macroinvertebrates in the lower Pascagoula River, Mississippi. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Thomas McIlwain

1983

Ishouse, William C. A.
The distribution of immigrating larval and postlarval fishes into the Aransas-Corpus Christi Bay complex. Corpus Christi State University. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Sally Richardson

Sherrard, Rick M.
An analysis of macrobenthic invertebrate assemblages in Ranger Lagoon, Horn Island, Mississippi. Thesis. Advisor: Edwin Cake (not owned by Gunter Library)

1982

Barnes, David Hubert
The colonization of an artificial reef in the north central Gulf of Mexico by polychaetes. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Edwin Cake

Hase, Kenneth G.
Enhancement of oyster production in a tidal lagoon on Horn Island, Mississippi, a U.S. Park Service wilderness area. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Edwin Cake

1981

Byers, Steven M.
Trophic relationships of two sympatric sciaenid fishes, Cynoscion arenarius and Cynoscion nothus, in the north central Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: S. Ross

Crowe, Barbara J.
Contributions to the life history of the southern Kingfish, Menticirrhus americanus (Linnaeus), in Mississippi. Humboldt State University, Arcata, California. not on shelf; not checked out; GCRL

Kavanagh, J. Dirk.
Selected observations on the biology of the fish parasite Anilocra acuta Richardson, 1910 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae). University of Southwestern Louisiana. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Richard Heard

Schultz, Frederick E.
Reproduction and early life history of Morone mississippiensis (Percichthyidae) with comparisons to three other Morone species. Univeristy of Mississippi. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Thomas McIlwain

Supan, John Eric
A comparison of onbottom and containerized-relaying of contaminated oysters (Crassostrea virginica Gmelin) in Mississippi Sound. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Edwin Cake

Wang, Shiao Yu
The effect of declining oxygen tension on the oxygen consumption of brown shrimp, Penaeus aztecus Ives, in relation to temperature and body size. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: A. Venkataramiah

Warren, James Ray
Population analysis of the juvenile groundfish on the traditional shrimping grounds in Mississippi Sound before and after the opening of the shrimp season, 1979. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: J. Y. Christmas

1980

Gannam, Ann
Effects of various proportions of animal and plant protein supplemente with methionine on the growth and survival of the Penaeid shrimp., Penaeus aztecus Ives. Thesis. Advisor: A. Venkataramiah (not owned by Gunter Library)
 
Garrison, James Clark
Some reltionships of sal march vegetation to abundance of the march periwinkle Littorina irrorata Say. University of Mississippi. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Lionel Eleuterius (not owned by Gunter Library)

Lukens, Ronald Ray
The succession of ichthyofauna on a new artificial reef in the northern Gulf of Mexico.” University of Southern Mississippi.
Notes: M. S. Thesis; GCRL; Edwin Cake, advisor

Maris, Robert Copeland
Seasonal distribution and taxonomy of porcellanid crab zoeae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Anomura) in the north central Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Edwin Cake

1979

Milligan, Michael R.
Species composition and distribution of benthic macroinvertebrates in a Mississippi estuary. M.S. Thesis.

Sky-Peck, Stephen Henry
A study of growth and nitrogen content of Spartina alterniflora and Juncus roemerianus in response to source and concentration of nitrogen. University of Mississippi. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Lionel Eleuterius

1978

Cave, R. Neil. 1978
Predator-prey relationships involving the American oyster, Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin), and the black drum, Pogonias cromis (Linnaeus), in Mississippi Sound. Southeastern Louisiana University.
M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Edwin Cake

DeMond, John D.
Colonization by amphipods of an artificial reef in the north central Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Edwin Cake

Din, Zubir bin
The food and feeding habits of the common bay anchovy, Anchoa mitchelli (Valenciennes). University of Mississippi. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Gordon Gunter. (not owned by Gunter Library)

Fusco, Alan C.
The life cycle and development of Spirocamallanus cricotus, with notes on Spirocamallanus and with an annotated species listing. M.S. Thesis.

Stuck, Kenneth C.
The pelagic amphipods of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and associated offshore areas. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: J. Y. Christmas

1977

McLelland, Jerry A.
The summer distribution of Chaetognatha in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Robert A. Woodmansee

1976

Foster, Carolyn Ann
Morphology of the gill of the brown shrimp, Penaeus aztecus Ives. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Harold Howse

Walker, Sharon Henze
An environmental suvey of fatty acids in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Julia Lytle

1975

Biesiot, Patricia
Salinity tolerance of postlarval brown shrimp Penaeus aztecus in relation to age and acclimation salinity. Bowling Green State University. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: A. Venkataramiah

Chew, Dennis L.
Studies on the effects of variations in salinity, size, and sex on the respiratory rates of brown shrimp, Penaeus aztecus ives 1891. Thesis. Advisor: A. Venkataramiah. not owned by Gunter Library

Kramer, Gary Leo
Studies on the lethal dissolved oxygen levels for young brown shrimp, Penaeus aztecus Ives. Southeastern Louisiana University. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: A. Venkataramiah

1974

Weaver, Robert Danny
The marine fauna of Mississippi: Crustaceans of the order Cumacea. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Robert Woodmansee

1973

Childers, Gary Wayne
A preliminary investigation of some microbiological, chemical and physical parameters of estuarine sediments. Mississippi State University. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: David Cook

Howell, Monroe M.
Habitat preference and behavior of seven species of gobies (Pisces: Gobioidea). Mississippi State University. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Charles Dawson

Killebrew, Charles Joseph
The effects of varying photoperiods and temperatures on the gonadal maturation of the Atlantic croaker, Micropogon undulatus. Southeastern Louisiana University. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Thomas McIlwain. (Gunter Library does not own)

Rekas, Anthony Martin Bagley
The migration of postlarval Penaeus aztecus and P. setiferus into a Louisiana nursery area (Airplane Lake). Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: J. Y. Christmas

Show, Ivan T., Jr.
The distribution of selected species of marine zooplankton in a sampling area off the coast of Mississippi: a statistical study. M.S. Thesis.

Thurman, Carl Leo, II
Aspects of anoxic metabolism in the fiddler crab Uca minax (Crustacea: Decapoda) and the distribution of fiddler crabs of the genus Uca along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico . University of West Florida. M.S. Thesis. GCRL

1972

Bennett, Lloyd W.
Distributional factors affecting selected interidal thalassopsammon on Ship Island, Mississippi. Vanderbilt University. M.A. Thesis. GCRL

Jackson, Gerry A.
A sport fishing survey of Biloxi Bay and the adjacent Mississippi Sound. Mississippi State University. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Thomas McIlwain

1970

Brodtmann, Noel V., Jr.
Studies on the assimilation of 1,1,1-trichloro 2, 2-bis (p-chlorophenyl) ethane (DDT) by Crassostrea virginica Gmelin. M.S. Thesis. Advisor:  Walter Abbott

Eleuterius, Charles K.
Development of a mathematical model to predict the occurrence of Cynoscion arenarius in Mississippi estuaries. M.S. Thesis. GCRL

Farrell, Douglas H.
Ecology and seasonal abundance of littoral amphipods from Mississippi. Mississippi State University. GCRL. Thesis. Advisor: Charles Dawson

Nicholson, Larry Casey
Marine harpacticoid copepods of Horn Island sandy beaches. M.S. Thesis

Perry, Harriet MacGill
Seasonal and areal distribution and abundance of the Copepoda in a Mississippi estuarine system. M.S. Thesis. Advisors: Gordon Gunter and J. Y. Christmas

Perry, James Allison
A study of the bottom fish population in the offshore waters of Mississippi by trawl survey. University of Mississippi. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Gordon Gunter

Welford, Robert Ford
Electrocardiograph responses of the toadfish Opsanus beta to environmental stresses. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Gordon Gunter

1969

Fink, William L.
A revision of the Gambusia puncticulata species group (Pisces: Poeciliidae). M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Charles Dawson

Hanisko, David Scott
Ichthyoplankton from natural reef sites in the Gulf of Mexico.Thesis. Advisors: Julia Lytle and others. (not owned by Gunter Library)

Hobbs, H. H., III.
Studies in ecological and host specificity in entocytherid ostracods (Ostracoda: Entocytheridae). Mississippi State University. M. S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisors: Walter Abbott and David Burke

Wall, Jerralyn
Some factors of the marine interstitial biotope in selected beaches of the Mississippi Sound area. Vanderbilt University. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Gordon Gunter

1968

Daniel, William Jackson
A comparative histochemical and electron microscopic study of the hearts of Carcharhinus and Lepisosteus. University of Mississippi. GCRL. Thesis. Advisor: Harold Howse

Franks, James Stevenson, Jr.
An investigation of the fish population within the inland waters of Horn Island, Mississippi. University of Mississippi. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Gordon Gunter

1967

Edwards, Edna Janice
Studies on populations of  Anchoa mitchilli Cuvier & Valenciennes in Mississippi Sound, with special reference to the life cycle and seasonal variations in abundance. University of Mississippi. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Gordon Gunter

Edwards, Judith Clark
Production of the marine shrimp (Penaeus fluviatilis Say and Penaeus aztecus Ives) in Texas and Louisiana waters, and the relation of rainfall and fresh water drainage. University of Mississippi. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Gordon Gunter (not owned by Gunter Library)

Fleming, Laurence E.
Use of male external genitalia details as taxonomic characters in epigean species of Palaemonetes (Decapoda, Palaemonidae) of the Gulf coastal plain of the United States and its coastal waters. Mississippi State University. M.S. Thesis. GCRL

Phillips, Philip Julian
Substrate as a factor in habitat isolation of Mississippi Sound mudshrimps, Callianassa jamaicense louisianensis Schmitt and Callianassa islagrande Schmitt. Mississippi State University. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisors: Gordon Gunter and C. E. Dawson, advisors

Richardson, Reginald Lynn
Morphology of the anterior extremity of Unitubulotestis sp. (Trematoda: Didymozoidae Poche, 1907) with particular attention to the glandular complex. Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. M.S. Thesis. GCRL

1966

McIlwain, Thomas D.
A preliminary seasonal survey of the pelagic Copepoda off Horn Island in the Mississippi Sound. M.S. Thesis.

1964

Perret, William Stanley
Occurrence, abundance, and size distribution of fishes and crustaceans collected with otter trawl in Vermilion Bay, Louisiana. University of Southwestern Louisiana. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisors: Gordon Gunter and  C. E. Dawson

Rohr, Bennie A.
A comparison of the growth rings in the scales, otoliths, dorsal rays, and second anal spine as related to growth of the red drum, Sciaenops ocellata. Thesis. Advisor: Gordon Gunter (not owned by Gunter Library)

1962

Brooks, Frank Leroy
A study of the substratum of a portion of the continental shelf in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Mississippi State University. M.S. Thesis. GCRL

Lindsey, Reavis Hall, Jr.
A study of  recent foraminifera along a salinity gradient through the Mississippi Sound, Mississippi. University of Mississippi. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisors: Gordon Gunter and R. R. Priddy, UM Adviser: John G. Doulas

1961

Ballard, Buena S.
The effect of changes in salinity on the oxygen uptake of Palaemonetes pugio. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: Robert Woodmansee

Snowden, Jesse Otho, Jr.
Geologic and chemical environment of Biloxi Bay, Mississippi. University of Missouri. M.A. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: R. R. Priddy

1960

Howse, Harold D.
The internal anatomy of a marine copepod, Acartia tonsa: Mississippi Southern College. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Robert Woodmansee

1959

Ford, Theodore Buckley
The distribution and ecology of fishes of Mississippi Sound. University of Illinois. Microfilm. GCRL

Shearer, Joe Ann
Factors affecting the return of stranded Fundulus similis to water. University of Mississippi. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: Gordon Gunter (not owned by Gunter Library)

1958

Foxworth, Richard Dear
Heavy minerals of sand from recent beaches of the gulf coast of Mississippi and associated islands. University of Columbia--Missouri. Thesis. GCRL. (not owned by Gunter Library)

1952

Barton, Charles Addison
The sediments of Biloxi Bay, Mississippi. M.S. Thesis. Advisor: J. Price

1951

Marion, Cecil Price, Jr.
A study of the recent marine sediments in the Biloxi-Ocean Springs area of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Mississippi State College. M.S. Thesis. GCRL. Advisor: R. R. Priddy