Publications

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Miller E, Haarr M, Rochette R. (In Press). Using temperature-dependent embryonic growth models to predict time of hatch of American lobster, Homarus americanus, in nature. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

Sigurdsson GM, Tremblay J, Rochette R. (2015). Patchiness in American lobster benthic recruitment at a hierarchy of spatial scales. ICES Journal of Marine Science. First published online October 16, 2015. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsv175

Ellis L, Hunt H, Rochette R. 2015. Effect of background substrate on recruitment of benthic marine invertebrates to subtidal cobble-filled collectors. Marine Biology 162: 1849-1863.
 
Benestan L, Gosselin T, Perrier C, Sainte-Marie B, Rochette R, Bernatchez L. 2015. RADgenotyping reveals fine-scale genetics tructuring and provides powerful population assignment in a widely distributed marine species, the American lobster (Homarus americanus). Molecular Ecology. 24: 3299-3315.
 
Quinn B, Rochette R. 2015. Potential effect of variation in water temperature on development time of American lobster larva. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 77: 79-90.
 
Wilcox M, Rochette R. 2015. Does claw morphology of the green crab Carcinus maenas vary in relation to its diet on rocky versus fine-sediment shores of southwest Bay of Fundy, Canada.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 465: 121-129.
 
Houlahan J, McKinney ST, Rochette R. 2015. On theory in Ecology: another perspective. BioScience 65: 341-342.
 
Tang F, Minch T, Dinning K, Martyniuk C, Kilada R, Rochette R. 2015. Size-at-age and body condition of juvenile American lobsters (Homarus americanus) living on cobble and mud in a mixed bottom embayment in the Bay of Fundy. Marine Biology 162: 69-79.
 
Botta A, Rochette R, Saunders GW, Barbeau MA. 2014. Littorina sitkana snails from upper- and lower intertidal areas in Bamfield Inlet (BC, Canada): same population, ecotypic variants or cryptic species? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 461: 389-396.
 
Burdett-Coutts V, Wahle R, Snelgrove PVR and Rochette R. 2014. Do settling lobsters seek conspecifics? Spatial linkages between young-of-year and older juveniles. Marine Ecology Progress Series 499: 143-155.
 
Sigurdsson G, Morse B, Rochette R. 2014. Light traps as a tool to sample pelagic larvae of American lobster (Homarus americanus). Journal of Crustacean Biology 34: 182-188. CFI, NBIF
 
Quinn BK, Rochette R, Ouellet P, and Sainte-Marie B. 2013. Effect of temperature on development rate of larvae of American lobster (Homarus americanus) from cold waters. Journal of Crustacean Biology. 33: 1-10.
 
Sigurdsson GM and Rochette R. 2013. Predation by green crab and sand shrimp on settling and recently settled American lobster postlarvae. Journal of Crustacean Biology 33: 10-14.
 
Wahle RA, Bergeron C, Tremblay JT, Wilson C, Burdett-Coutts V, Comeau M, Rochette R, Lawton P, Glenn R, and Gibson M. 2013. The geography and bathymetry of American lobster benthic recruitment as measured by diver-based suction sampling and passive collectors.  Marine Biology Research 9: 42-58.
 
Kilada R, Sainte-Marie B, Rochette R, Davis N, Vanier C and Campana S. 2012. Direct determination of age in shrimps, crabs, and lobsters. Rapid Communication in Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69: 1728–1733.
 
Haarr M.L. and Rochette R. 2012. The effect of geographic origin on interactions between adult invasive green crabs Carcinus maenas and juvenile American lobsters Homarus americanus in Atlantic Canada. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 422-423: 88–100.

Doyle, S.P. and Rochette R. (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.

Edgell T.C. and Rochette R. (2009). Prey-induced changes to a predator's behaviour and morphology: Implications for shell–claw covariance in the northwest Atlantic. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.

Lynch B.R, and Rochette R. (2009). Spatial overlap and biotic interactions between sub-adult American lobsters, Homarus americanus, and the invasive European green crab Carcinus maenas. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 369: 127-135.

Edgell T.C., Brazeau C., Grahame J.W. and Rochette R. (2008). Geography and adaptive value of defense in a snail faced with an introduced and versatile predatory crab. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 371: 191-198.

Edgell T.C. and Rochette R. (2008). Differential snail predation by an exotic crab and the geography of shell-claw covariance in the northwest Atlantic. Evolution. 62: 1216-1228.

Koch N., Lynch B.R. and Rochette R. (2007). Trade off between mating and predation risk in the marine snail Littorina plena. Invertebrate Biology. 126: 257-267. 

Edgell, T.C. and Rochette R. (2007). Geographic correlation between reciprocally adaptive traits of an exotic decapod predator and native gastropod prey: evidence of an arms race? Evol. Ecol. Res. 9(4): 579-597.

Brookes J.I. and Rochette R. (2007). Predator-induced shell thickening in the intertidal gastropod Littorina obtusata: developmental by-product or active physiological response? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20: 1015-1027. 

Lynch, B. and Rochette R. (2007). Circatidal rhythm of free-roaming sub-tidal Carcinus maenas, revealed by ultrasonic telemetry. Crustaceana 80(3): 345-355. 

Rochette R., Doyle S.P. and Edgell T.C. (2007). New insights into a recent ecological interaction between an invasive decapod and a native gastropod: predator foraging tactics and prey architectural defenses. Marine Ecology Progress Series 330: 179-188. 

Locke A., Hanson M., Ellis K.M., Tompson J. and Rochette R. (2007). Invasion of southern Gulf of St. Lawrence by the clubbed tunicate (Styela clava Herdman): Potential mechanisms for invasions of Prince Edward Island estuariesJournal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 342(1): 69-77. 

Drolet D., Himmelman J. H. and Rochette R. (2004). Effect of light and substratum complexity on microhabitat selection and activity of the ophiuroid Ophiopholis aculeata. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 313: 139-154.

Drolet D., Himmelman J. H. and Rochette R. (2004). Use of refuges by the ophiuroid Ophiopholis aculeata: effects of subtratum complexity and predation risk. Marine Ecology Pogress Series 284: 173-183.

Rochette R. and Grand T.C. (2004). Mechanisms of species coexistence: a field test of theoretical models using intertidal snails. Oikos 105: 512-524.

Rochette R., Dunmall K. and Dill L. M. (2003). The effect of life-history variation on the population size structure of a rocky intertidal snail (Littorina sitkana). Journal of Sea Research 49: 119-132.

Rochette R., Tetreault F. and Himmelman J. H. (2001). Aggregation of whelks, Buccinum undatum, near feeding predators: the role of reproductive benefits. Animal Behaviour 61: 31-41.

Rochette R. and Dill L. M. (2000). Mortality, behavior and the effects of predators on the intertidal distribution of littorinid gastropods. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 253: 165-191.

Rochette R., Maltais M.-J., Dill L. M. and Himmelman J.H. (1999). Interpopulation and context-related differences in responses of a marine gastropod to predation risk. Animal Behaviour 57: 977-987.

Rochette R., Arsenault D. J., Justome B. and Himmelman J.H. (1998). Chemically-mediated predator-recognition learning in a marine gatropod. Ecoscience 5: 353-360.

Justome B., Rochette R. and Himmelman J.H. (1998). Investigation of the influence of exposure to predation risk on the development of defensive behaviours in a marine gastropod. The Veliger 41: 172-179.

Rochette R., Dill L.M. and Himmelman J.H. (1997). A field test of threat sentivity in a marine gastropod. Animal Behaviour 54: 1053-1062.

Rochette R., McNeil J.N. and Himmelman J.H. (1996). Inter- and intra-population variations in the response of the whelk Buccinum undatum to the predatory asteroid Leptasterias polaris. Marine Ecology Progress Series 142: 193-201.

Rochette R. and Himmelman J.H. (1996). Does vulnerability influence trade-offs made by whelks between predation risk and feeding opportunities? Animal Behaviour 52: 783-794.

Rochette R., Morissette S. and Himmelman J.H. (1995). A flexible response to a major predator provides the whelk Buccinum undatum L. with nutritional gains. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 185: 167-180.

Rochette R., Hamel J.-F. and Himmelman J.H. (1994). Foraging strategy of the asteroid Leptasterias polaris: role of prey odors, current and feeding status. Marine Ecology Progress Series 106: 93-100.