Investigating the effect of oil spills
on the environment and public health.
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Gracie Barnes

University of South Alabama

Department of Marine Sciences

Life Sciences Building Room 25
Mobile, AL  36688  


Project List:

Center for the Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Gulf Ecosystems II (C-IMAGE II)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: GoMRI Scholar, Graduate Student - Master's Level

Assessing the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Coastal Waters of the Florida Panhandle: Water Sediments and Fish

Year One Block Grant - Florida Institute of OceanographyRole: Undergraduate Student

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Article - 1


Snyder, R. A., Vestal, A., Welch, C., Barnes, G., Pelot, R., Ederington-Hagy, M., et al. (2014). PAH concentrations in Coquina (Donax spp.) on a sandy beach shoreline impacted by a marine oil spill. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 83(1), 87–91.

Conference Presentations - 3


Barnes, G. (2017). Trophic Ecology and Growth of Short Bigeye, Pristigenys alta, a Model Small Demersal Reef Fish in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17: Poster.
Barnes, G., & Patterson III, W. F. (2017). Inferring aspects of small demersal reef fish ecology on the west Florida shelf from stable and radio isotope analysis. In Big Bend Science Symposium. Cedar Key, FL : 02/01/17-02/03/17.
Patterson, W. F., Barnes, G., & Barnett, B. K. (2017). Inferring aspects of small demersal reef fish ecology on the West Florida Shelf with stable and radio isotope analysis. In 147th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Tampa, FL : 08/20/17-08/24/17.