Publications

Ward, J.E., L.P. Sanford, R.I.E. Newell and B.A. MacDonald. 2000. The utility of in vivo observations for describing particle capture processes in suspension-feeding molluscs. Limnology and Oceanography 45: 1203-1210.

Brillant, M.G.S. and B.A. MacDonald. 2000. Postingestive selection in the sea scallop, Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin): The role of particle size and density. Journal of  Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 253: 211-227.

MacDonald, B.A. 2000. Potential impacts of increased particle concentrations on scallop feeding and energetics. Pages 20-26 in Alaska Department of Fish and Game and University of Alaska Fairbanks. A workshop examining potential fishing effects on population dynamics and benthic community structure of scallops with emphasis on the weathervane scallop Patinopecten caurinus in Alaskan waters. Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Newell, C.R, D.J. Wildish and B.A. MacDonald. 2001. The effects of velocity and seston concentration on the exhalent siphon area, and valve gape and filtration rate in the mussel Mytilus edulis. Journal of  Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology  262: 91-111.

Armsworthy, S.L., B.A. MacDonald and J.E. Ward. 2001. Feeding activity, absorption efficiency and suspension feeding processes in the ascidian, Halocynthia pyriformis (Stolidobranchia: Ascidiacea): response to variations in diet quantity and quality. Journal of  Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology: 260: 41-69.

Singh, R., B.A. MacDonald, P. Lawton and M.L.H. Thomas. 2001. The reproductive biology of the dendrochirote sea cucumber Cucumaria frondosa (Echinodermata: Holothuriodea) using new quantitative methods. Invertebrate Reproduction  and Development. 40: 2-3: 125-141.

Brillant, M.G.S. and B.A. MacDonald. 2002. Post-ingestive selection in sea scallops (Placopecten magellanicus) on the basis of chemical properties of particles. Marine  Biology 141: 457-465.

Shepherd, T., F. Page and B. MacDonald.  2002. Length and sex specific associations between spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) and hydrographic variables in the Bay of Fundy and Scotian Shelf. Fisheries  Oceanography 11: 78-89.

David, V. and B.A. MacDonald. 2002. Seasonal biochemical tissues from Cucumaria frondosa collected in the Bay of Fundy, Canada: feeding activity and reproduction. Journal of the  Marine Biological Association of the  U.K. 82: 141-147.

Brillant, M.G.S. and B.A. MacDonald. 2003. Postingestive sorting of living and heat-killed Chlorella within the sea scallop, Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin). Journal of  Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 290: 81-91.

MacDonald, B.A. and L.M. Nodwell. 2003. A portable and practical method to monitor bivalve feeding activity in the field using time-lapse video technology. Journal of Shellfisheries Research 22: 209-212.

Page, F.H., Piercey, J.F., Chang, B., MacDonald, B.A. and Greenberg., D. 2004.  An introduction to the Oceanographic aspects of Integrated Multi-trophic Aquaculture. Bull. Aquacult. Assoc. Canada 104-3: 35-43.

Lander, T.R., Barrington, K.A., Robinson, S.M.C., MacDonald, B.A., and Martin, J.D., 2004 - Dynamics of the blue mussel as an extractive organism in an integrated aquaculture system. Bull. Aquacult. Assoc. Canada 104-3: 19-28.

McKee, M.P., J.E. Ward, B.A. MacDonald and B. A. Holohan. 2005. Production of transparent exopolymer particles (TEP) by the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica. Marine Ecology Progress Series 288: 141-149.

Newell, C.R., S. Robinson, C. Pilskaln and B. A. MacDonald. 2005. The contribution of marine snow to the particle food supply of the benthic suspension feeder, Mytilus edulis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 321: 109-124.

Piercey, J.F., Page, F.H., MacDonald, B.A., and Chopin, T., 2005 - The role of blue mussel (Mytilus edulis), kelp (Laminaria saccharina) and biofouling on the dissolved oxygen budget of integrated multi-trophic (salmon-mussel-seaweed) aquaculture. Aquaculture Association of Canada Spec. Publ. No. 9 127-130.

Lander, T.R., Johnson, N.J.,  Robinson, S.M.C., MacDonald, B.A., and Martin, J.D. 2006. Effects of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) aquaculture on the reproductive cycle of the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. Aquaculture  Association of Canada Spec. Publ. No. 10:24-26.

Reid, G., Robinson, S.M.C., Chopin, T., Mullen, J., Lander, T., Sawhney, M., MacDonald, B., Haya, K., Burridge, L., Page, F., Ridler, N., Boyne-Travis, S., Sewuster, J., Marvin, R., Szemerda, M., and Powell, F., 2007. Recent development and challenges for open-water, Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) in the Bay of Fundy, Canada. Auqaculture Canada 2007. Proceeding of Contributed Papers. AAC Spec. Publ. l3: 43-47.

MacDonald, B.A. and J.E. Ward. 2009. Feeding activity of scallops and mussels measured simultaneously in the field: Repeated measures sampling and implications for modelling. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 371: 42-50.

MacDonald, B.A., S.M.C. Robinson and K.A. Barrington. 2009. Evaluating the use of exhalent siphon area in estimating feeding activity of blue mussels, Mytilus edulis. Journal of Shellfish Research. 28: 289-297.

Holtz, E.H. and B.A. MacDonald. 2009. Feeding behaviour of the sea cucumber Cucumaria frondosa (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) in the laboratory and the field: Relationships between tentacle insertion rate, flow speed and ingestion. Marine Biology 156: 1389-1398.

Reid, G.K., M. Liutkus, A. Bennett, S.M.C. Robinson, B.A. MacDonald and F. Page. 2010. Absorption efficiency of blue mussels (Mytilus edulis and M. trossulus) feeding on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) feed and fecal particulates: Implications for integrated multi-trophic aquaculture.  Aquaculture 299: 165-169.

Doyle, S, B. MacDonald and R. Rochette. 2010. Is water temperature responsible for geographic variation in shell mass of Littorina obtusata (L.) Snails in the Gulf of Maine? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 394: 98-104.

MacDonald, B.A., S.M.C. Robinson and K.A. Barrington. 2011. Feeding activity of mussels (Mytilus edulis) held in the field at an Integrated Multi Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) site (Salmo salar) and exposed to fish food in the laboratory.  Aquaculture 314: 244-251.    

Titley-O’Neal, C.P., B.A. MacDonald, E. Pelletier, R. Saint-Louis and O.S. Phillip. 2011. The relationship between imposex and tributyltin (TBT) concentration in Strombus gigas from the British Virgin Islands.  Bulletin of Marine Science (In Press).

Titley-O’Neal, C.P., B.A. MacDonald, E. Pelletier, and R. Saint-Louis. 2011. Using Nucella lapillus (L.)  As a bioindicator of tributyltin (TBT) pollution in Eastern Canada: A historical perspective. Water Quality Research Journal of Canada. 46: 74-86.