Gregory DeBrosse
Gregory A. DeBrosse
Field researcher I
Director, Cape Shore Laboratory and Manager, NJ Aquaculture Innovation Center
Phone: (609) 463-0633
Fax: 609 463-0299
Mailing Address:
  Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory
  6959 Miller Avenue
  Port Norris, NJ  08349 USA


M.S. 1988 Marine Biology, W. Washington University, Bellingham, WA
B.S. 1985 Biology, W. Washington University, Bellingham, WA
B.S. 1979 Communications, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ


Research Interests

Marine Biologist with over 25 years experience in the culture of fresh and salt water fish, marine algae, shellfish, and a variety of marine invertebrates. Marine research experience has included employment with the Washington State Department of Fisheries (Olympic Peninsula, WA), National Marine Fisheries Service (Eastern Bering Sea), and Shannon Point Marine Center (Anacortes, WA). Since 1988, has been the manager of Rutgers University’s Cape Shore Laboratory, a shellfish research facility located on the shore of Delaware Bay. Research interests include aquaculture of fish and shellfish, aquaculture technology, and shellfish breeding



American Fisheries Society
American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists
National Shellfisheries Association


Selected Publications

Bushek, D., A. Kornbluh, H. Wang, X. Guo, G. DeBrosse, and J. Quinlan. 2008. Fertilization   interference between Crassostrea ariakensis and Crassostrea virginica: a gamete sink? J. Shellfish Res. 27(3):593-600.

Allen, Standish K., A.J. Erskine, Elizabeth J. Walker, Gregory A. DeBrosse. 2005. Production of tetraploid suminoe oysters, Crassostrea ariakensis. Aquaculture 247: 3-33.

Ford, S.E., Xu, Z., and G. DeBrosse. 2001. Use of particle filtration and U.V. irradiation toprevent infection by Haplosporidium nelsoni (MSX) and Perkinsus marinus (Dermo) in   hatchery-reared larval and juvenile oysters. Aquaculture 194: 37-49.

Guo, X., G.A. DeBrosse, and S.K. Allen. 1996. All-triploid Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas Thunberg) produced by mating tetraploids and diploids. Aquaculture 142:149-161.

DeBrosse, G.A., and S.K. Allen, Jr. 1994. The suitability of land-based evaluations of
Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793) as an indicator of performance in the field. J. Shellfish Research 15 (2): 291-295.

DeBrosse, G.A., and S.K. Allen, Jr. 1993. Control of overset on cultured oysters using brine solutions. J. Shellfish Research 12 (1): 29-33.

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