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Lawrence J. Buckley
Director, URI/NOAA CMER Program

Educational Background

Ph.D., Marine Biochemistry
M.S., Biochemistry
B.S., Chemistry
University of New Hampshire
University of New Hampshire
Stonehill College

Areas of Specialization


My current research interests include recruitment fisheries oceanography, marine finfish aquaculture, and marine biochemistry.


I teach a graduate course on fisheries oceanography.


Melissa Wagner


Lapolla, A. and L.J. Buckley. (2005) Hatch date distributions of young-of-year haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) in the Gulf of Maine/Georges Bank region: implications to recruitment. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 290:239-249.

Buckley, L.J., E. Caldarone, and R.G Lough. (2004) Optimum temperature and food-limited growth of larval Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) on Georges Bank. Fisheries Oceanography. 13:134-140.

Lough, RG, LJ Buckley, FE Werner, JA Quinlin, K. and Pehrson Edwards. (2005) A general biophysical model for larval cod growth: comparison of May 1993 vs 1994 observations on Georges Bank. Fisheries Oceanography. (in press)

Buckley, LJ and E.G. Durbin (2004) Annual and inter-annual trends in the zooplankton prey and growth of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) larvae on Georges Bank. ICES CM2004/O:08

Peck, M.A., Buckley, L.J., and Bengtson, D.A. (2005) Effects of temperature, body size, and feeding on rates of metabolism in young juvenile haddock, Melanogrammus aeglefinus. J. Fish Biol. 66:911-923.


Buckley, LJ and E Durbin. "Annual and inter-annual trends in the zooplankton prey and growth of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) larvae on Georges Bank" presented at ICES Annual Science Conference. September 2004, Vego, Spain.

Buckley, LJ and E Davies. Optimum photoperiod for survival and growth of larval cod (Gadus morhua). presented at Gadoid Mariculture: Development and Future Challenges. Bergen, Norway. 2004.

L. J. Buckley, E. C. Caldarone, R.G. Lough, and J. St. Onge-Burns. The role of water temperature and photoperiod in the spring increase in growth of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) larvae. International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES), the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), and the International Global Ocean Ecosystem sponsored symposium titled

L.J. Buckley and A. Lapolla. Hatch date distributions of fall-caught, YOY haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus): Implications to modeling growth, transport and mortality. ICES Cod and Climate Change Working Group Meeting, Hillerod, Denmark 14-17 April, 2002.

L.J. Buckley. Overview of US GLOBEC Program: Growth and survival of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) . ICES Recruitment Processes Working Group Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark 18-19 April, 2002.


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