Julie AndersonJulie A. Anderson

Current Research | Extension Interests |

Assistant Professor & Fisheries Specialist

Louisiana State University AgCenter & Louisiana Sea Grant
114 School of Renewable Natural Resources Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

phone: 1-225-578-0771 fax: 1-225-578-4227
lab: 333 RNR lab phone: 1-225-578-7718
email: Janderson@agcenter.lsu.edu

Ph.D.—Marine Biology/Biochemistry, University of Delaware College of Marine and Earth Studies, Lewes, DE
B.S.—Biology, Minor—Theatre, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO

Marine chemical cue ecology, crab biology, and marine invasive species

A. Nikki Anderson, M.S. Student- Nikki is working on developing an alternative bait for the blue crab industry.


Holly Rogers, M.S. Student- Holly is studying the prevalence of disease in the blue crab population in Louisiana.


Thu Bui, M.S. Student- Thu is an Assistant Marine Agent with Louisiana Sea Grant in St. Mary, Iberia, and Vermilion Parishes. She is looking at the interactions between sharks and shrimp fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico.

Thu Bui


Anderson, Julie and Epifanio, Charles. 2009. Induction of metamorphosis in the Asian shore crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus: characterization of the cue associated with biofilm from adult habitat. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 382: 34-39.

Anderson, Julie, Valentine, Marla, and Epifanio, Charles. 2010. Characterization of the conspecific metamorphic cue for Hemigrapsus sanguineus. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 382: 139-144

Anderson, Julie and Epifanio, Charles. 2010. Response of the Asian shore crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus to metamorphic cues under natural field conditions. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 384: 87-90

Anderson, Julie and Epifanio, Charles. 2010. Mating ecology of the Asian shore crab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus. J. Shell. Res. 29.2: 1-5.

Gaude, Albert "Rusty" and Julie A. Anderson. 2011. Soft Shell Crab Shedding Systems. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Fact Sheet. No. 4306.

Anderson, J. (lead author).  2013. Effects of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture in the Southeast USA.  In Climate of the Southeast United States Variability, Change, Impacts, and Vulnerability.  Southeast Climate Consortium.  Washington D.C.:Island Press. In press.

Anderson, J.A. and Alford, A.B. 2014.  Ghost fishing activity in derelict blue crab traps in Louisiana.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 79: 261-267.

Anderson, J., Kuhl, A. and Anderson, A. 2014. Toxicity of oil and dispersed oil on juvenile mud crabs, Rhithropanopeus harrissii. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 92 (4): 375-380.