Pedro Quijon

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NamePedro Quijon
PositionFaculty Member
Emailpquijon@upei.ca
Department(s)Biology
Phone(902) 566-6059
BuildingDuffy 440
Websitehttp://www.upei.ca/science/pedro-quijon

Pedro Quijon

Biography

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Marine Biology, Memorial University; MSc, Zoology; BSc, Biology, Universidad Austral de Chile.

Dr Quijon researches estuarine and marine benthic habitats, with a focus on predator-prey interactions, animal-sediment relationships, marine biodiversity, and invasive species. His research may lead to a better understanding of the natural history of our coastal habitats and the impact of different sources of disturbance on these habitats.

He moved to Biology-UPEI in September 2005, after doing postdoctoral research at the Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey). Previously, he graduated with a Ph.D. in marine biology from Memorial University (St. John’s, Newfoundland) and with MSc (zoology) and BSc (biology) degrees from Universidad Austral de Chile (Valdivia-Chile).

Since January 2010, Dr Quijon is the Faculty of Science’s Coordinator of Graduate Studies. If you want to know more about Graduate Programs, please visit science.upei.ca/graduatestudies.


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Research Interests

  • Predator-prey interactions
  • Marine benthic ecology
  • Larval ecology
  • Aquatic invasive species
  • Coastal biodiversity and conservation

Grants

Sandy beach ecology: linking seaweeds, marine invertebrates and climate-related changes
  • Contribution Agreement
  • Environment Canada

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Wrack patches and their influence on upper-shore macrofaunal abundance in an Atlantic Canada sandy beach systemMacMillan, Mitchell R. ; Quijón, Pedro A.
Variable feeding behavior in Orchestoidea tuberculata (Nicolet 1849)Duarte, Cristian; Acuña, Karin; Navarro, Jorge M; Gómez, Iván; Jaramillo, Eduardo; Quijón, Pedro
Animal–sediment relationships in an Atlantic Canada marine protected areaLutz-Collins, Vanessa; Quijón, Pedro A.
Especies invasoras acuáticasMissing
Marine BiologyPickering, Tyler; Quijón, Pedro A.
Horizontal distributions of Dungeness crab (Cancer magister) and red rock crab (Cancer productus) larvae in the Strait of Georgia, British ColumbiaSorochan, Kevin A.; Quijón, Pedro A.
Journal of Sea ResearchTummon Flynn, Paula S.; Mellish, Cassandra; Pickering, Tyler R.; Quijon, Pedro A.
Journal of Sea ResearchGregory, Garry J.; Quijón, Pedro A.
Marine Biology ResearchSorochan, Kevin A.; Duguid, William D. P.; Quijón, Pedro A.
Disruption of essential habitat by a coastal invaderMalyshev, Andrey; Quijón, Pedro A.
Ocean acidification induces changes in algal palatability and herbivore feeding behavior and performanceDuarte, Cristian; López, Jorge; Benítez, Samanta; Manríquez, Patricio H.; Navarro, Jorge M.; Bonta, Cesar C.; Torres, Rodrigo; Quijón, Pedro
A field trial to determine the optimal treatment regime for Ciona intestinalis on mussel socks [Corrected Proof]Davidson, John D.P.; Landry, Thomas; Johnson, Gerald R.; Ramsay, Aaron; Quijón, Pedro A.
Spatial linkages between decapod planktonic and benthic adult stages in a Newfoundland fjordic systemQuijon, Pedro A.; Snelgrove, P. V. R.
Predation regulation of sedimentary faunal structureQuijon, Pedro A.; Snelgrove, P. V. R.
Seasonal vertical distribution of the intertidal macroinfauna in an estuary of South-Central ChileQuijon, Pedro A.; Jaramillo, E.
Naticid snail predation on early post-settlement surfclams (Spisula solidissima) on the inner continental shelf of New Jersey, USAQuijon, Pedro A.; Grassle, J. P.; Rosario, J. M.
The use of coarser taxonomic resolution in studies of predation on marine sedimentary faunaQuijon, Pedro A.; Snelgrove, P. V. R.
Temporal variability of the sand beach macroinfauna in South-Central ChileJaramillo, E.; Stead, R.; Quijon, Pedro A.; Contreras, H.; Gonzalez, M.
Polychaete assemblages of a sub-arctic Newfoundland fjordQuijon, Pedro A.; Snelgrove, P. V. R.
Trophic complexity in marine sedimentsQuijon, Pedro A.; Snelgrove, Paul V. R.
The role of sinking phytodetritus in structuring shallow-water benthic communitiesQuijón, Pedro A.; Kelly, Michael C.; Snelgrove, Paul V. R.
Infestation of Polydora rickettsi (PolychaetaBertran, C.; Vargas, L.; Quijon, Pedro A.
Distribution and community structure of the benthic macroinfauna at the coast of Northern ChileJaramillo, E.; Carrasco, F.; Quijon, Pedro A.; Pino, M.; Contreras, H.
Chemical characterization of a municipal landfill and its influence on the surrounding estuarine system, South Central Chile.Palma-Fleming, H.; Quiroz, E.; Gutierrez, E.; Cristi, E.; Jara, B.; Keim, M. L.; Pino, M.; Huber, A.; Jaramillo, E.; Espinoza, O.; Quijon, Pedro A.; Contreras, H.; Ramirez, C.
Population biology of the intertidal snailChilina ovalis sowerby (pulmonata) in the Queule River estuary, South-Central ChileQuijon, Pedro A.; Contreras, H.; Jaramillo, E.
Differential regulatory roles of crustacean predators in a sub-Arctic, soft-sediment systemQuijon, Pedro A.; Snelgrove, P. V. R.
Missing claws in a commercial catch of the American lobsterPickering, Tyler; Quijon, Pedro A.
Relationships between community structure of the intertidal macroinfauna and sandy beach characteristics along the Chilean coastJaramillo, E.; Contreras, H.; Duarte, C.; Quijon, Pedro A.
Came from Away, here to StayQuijon, Pedro
Distribution and habitat structure of Ocypode gaudichaudii H. Milne Edwards & Lucas, 1843, in sandy beaches of Northern ChileQuijon, Pedro A.; Jaramillo, E.; Contreras, H.
Macroinfauna and human disturbance in a sandy beach of South-Central ChileJaramillo, E.; Contreras, H.; Quijon, Pedro A.
Gastropods and intertidal soft-sediments Quijon, Pedro A.; Jaramillo, E.
Natural history of Emerita analoga (Stimpson) (Anomura, Hippidae) in a sandy beach of Northern ChileContreras, H.; Jaramillo, E.; Quijon, Pedro A.
Temporal variability in the intertidal macroinfauna in the Queule river estuary, South-Central ChileQuijon, Pedro A.; Jaramillo, E.
Macroinfaunal assemblages associated with mussel and clam beds in an estuary of Southern ChileQuijon, Pedro A.; Jaramillo, E.; Pino, M.
Seasonal and inter-annual variability in population abundances of the intertidal macroinfauna of Queule river estuary, South-Central ChileJaramillo, E.; Contreras, H.; Quijon, Pedro A.
Reproductive cycle of the bivalves Ensis macha (Molina, 1782) (Solenidae), Tagelus dombeii (Lamarck, 1818) (Solecurtidae), and Mulinia edulis (King, 1831) (Mactridae) in southern ChileAvellanal, M. H.; Jaramillo, E.; Clasing, E.; Quijon, Pedro A.; Contreras, H.
Polychaete infestation in cultured abalone (Haliotis rufescens Swainson) in Southern ChileVargas, L.; Quijon, Pedro A.; Bertran, C.
Composition and seasonality of epifaunal communities and invasive tunicates in the blue mussel aquaculture of Eastern Prince Edward IslandLutz, Vanessa; Ramsay, Aaron; Davidson, Jeff; Quijon, Pedro
Public forum on cruise ship tourismNovaczek, Irene; Klein, Ross A.; Garrity, Bruce; Quijon, Pedro A.; Frenette, Edwin; Forsythe, Susan; Baldacchino, Godfrey; University of Prince Edward Island. Institute of Island Studies,
The use of food grade oil in the prevention of vase tunicate fouling on mussel aquaculture gearBakker, Jiselle A.; Christine Paetzold, S.; Quijon, Pedro A.; Davidson, Jeff
Composition and distribution of the European green crab in Prince Edward Island, CanadaMcNiven, Mary A.; Quijon, Pedro A.; Mitchell, Alfred W.; Ramsey, Aaron; St-Hilaire, Sophie
Invasive tunicates fouling mussel linesLutz-Collins, V.; Ramsay, A.; Quijón, P. A.; Davidson, J.
A PCR-based assay to facilitate early detection of Diplosoma listerianum in Atlantic CanadaWillis, Jessica E.; Stewart-Clark, Sarah; Greenwood, Spencer J.; Davidson, Jeff; Quijon, Pedro

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Zooplankton communities in Canadian portsCurry, Siobhan R.M.

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Wrack patches and their influence on upper-shore macrofaunal abundance in an Atlantic Canada sandy beach system - ir:926932803:25:50 2016-06-19
Variable feeding behavior in Orchestoidea tuberculata (Nicolet 1849) - ir:942441415:49:41 2016-06-23
Spatial linkages between decapod planktonic and benthic adult stages in a Newfoundland fjordic system - ir:ir-batch6-111456218:58:22 2016-06-23
Predation regulation of sedimentary faunal structure - ir:ir-batch6-111556213:42:02 2016-06-23
Seasonal vertical distribution of the intertidal macroinfauna in an estuary of South-Central Chile - ir:ir-batch6-113150911:02:57 2016-06-24
Naticid snail predation on early post-settlement surfclams (Spisula solidissima) on the inner continental shelf of New Jersey, USA - ir:ir-batch6-111256517:45:52 2016-06-24
The use of coarser taxonomic resolution in studies of predation on marine sedimentary fauna - ir:ir-batch6-111357714:06:15 2016-06-23
Temporal variability of the sand beach macroinfauna in South-Central Chile - ir:ir-batch6-112954023:45:28 2016-06-21
Polychaete assemblages of a sub-arctic Newfoundland fjord - ir:ir-batch6-111659822:59:07 2016-06-23
Trophic complexity in marine sediments - ir:19267419:48:14 2016-06-24
The role of sinking phytodetritus in structuring shallow-water benthic communities - ir:19156116:49:37 2016-06-24
Infestation of Polydora rickettsi (Polychaeta - ir:ir-batch6-111857409:11:56 2016-06-24
Distribution and community structure of the benthic macroinfauna at the coast of Northern Chile - ir:ir-batch6-112756014:43:14 2016-06-18
Chemical characterization of a municipal landfill and its influence on the surrounding estuarine system, South Central Chile. - ir:ir-batch6-112649406:12:03 2016-06-22
Population biology of the intertidal snailChilina ovalis sowerby (pulmonata) in the Queule River estuary, South-Central Chile - ir:ir-batch6-112351702:09:26 2016-06-23
Differential regulatory roles of crustacean predators in a sub-Arctic, soft-sediment system - ir:ir-batch6-111958302:26:09 2016-06-22
Missing claws in a commercial catch of the American lobster - ir:33460317:23:28 2016-06-24
Relationships between community structure of the intertidal macroinfauna and sandy beach characteristics along the Chilean coast - ir:ir-batch6-112153211:34:50 2016-06-16
Came from Away, here to Stay - ir:73658312:38:34 2016-06-23
Distribution and habitat structure of Ocypode gaudichaudii H. Milne Edwards & Lucas, 1843, in sandy beaches of Northern Chile - ir:ir-batch6-112457913:55:43 2016-06-21
Macroinfauna and human disturbance in a sandy beach of South-Central Chile - ir:ir-batch6-113061701:45:28 2016-06-19
Gastropods and intertidal soft-sediments - ir:ir-batch6-112854906:18:07 2016-06-24
Natural history of Emerita analoga (Stimpson) (Anomura, Hippidae) in a sandy beach of Northern Chile - ir:ir-batch6-112558101:43:19 2016-06-18
Temporal variability in the intertidal macroinfauna in the Queule river estuary, South-Central Chile - ir:ir-batch6-113350306:49:36 2016-06-24
Macroinfaunal assemblages associated with mussel and clam beds in an estuary of Southern Chile - ir:ir-batch6-113253613:48:23 2016-06-24
Seasonal and inter-annual variability in population abundances of the intertidal macroinfauna of Queule river estuary, South-Central Chile - ir:ir-batch6-112259714:14:31 2016-06-24
Reproductive cycle of the bivalves Ensis macha (Molina, 1782) (Solenidae), Tagelus dombeii (Lamarck, 1818) (Solecurtidae), and Mulinia edulis (King, 1831) (Mactridae) in southern Chile - ir:ir-batch6-112068904:21:17 2016-06-22
Polychaete infestation in cultured abalone (Haliotis rufescens Swainson) in Southern Chile - ir:ir-batch6-111755916:17:18 2016-06-22
Animal–sediment relationships in an Atlantic Canada marine protected area - ir:998842218:36:48 2016-06-24
Especies invasoras acuáticas - ir:1122133015:55:33 2016-06-24
Marine Biology - ir:1160113416:32:15 2016-06-23
Horizontal distributions of Dungeness crab (Cancer magister) and red rock crab (Cancer productus) larvae in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia - ir:1080336205:22:15 2016-06-21
Journal of Sea Research - ir:1317120806:01:54 2016-06-22
Journal of Sea Research - ir:143748806:58:52 2016-06-22
Marine Biology Research - ir:143809513:21:46 2016-06-20
Disruption of essential habitat by a coastal invader - ir:1438410315:20:56 2016-06-21
Ocean acidification induces changes in algal palatability and herbivore feeding behavior and performance - ir:1455012022:08:15 2016-06-19
A field trial to determine the optimal treatment regime for Ciona intestinalis on mussel socks [Corrected Proof] - ir:1493820912:41:12 2016-06-24
Composition and seasonality of epifaunal communities and invasive tunicates in the blue mussel aquaculture of Eastern Prince Edward Island - ir:88956919:35:36 2016-06-24
Public forum on cruise ship tourism - ir:ir-batch6-216764609:53:35 2016-06-24
Zooplankton communities in Canadian ports - ir:1568617701:33:31 2016-06-22
Invasive tunicates fouling mussel lines - ir:18669616:45:58 2016-06-24
The use of food grade oil in the prevention of vase tunicate fouling on mussel aquaculture gear - ir:499058322:22:28 2016-06-22
Composition and distribution of the European green crab in Prince Edward Island, Canada - ir:965360519:40:00 2016-06-24
A PCR-based assay to facilitate early detection of Diplosoma listerianum in Atlantic Canada - ir:76077818:46:38 2016-06-24