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Pedro A. Quijon

  • PhD (Marine Biology) Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL
  • MSc (Zoology) Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
  • BSc (Biology) Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Assistant Professor
(902) 566-6059
Research Interests: 
  • Marine benthic ecology
  • Larval ecology
  • Aquatic invasive species
  • Coastal biodiversity and conservation
  • Predator-prey interactions
  1. Lutz-Collins V, Quijon PA, Davidson J (In press) Blue mussel fouling communities: polychaete composition in relation to mussel stocking density and seasonality of mussel deployment and sampling (Aquaculture Research)
  2. Lutz-Collins V, Ramsay AP, Quijon PA, Davidson J (2009) Invasive tunicates fouling mussel lines: evidence of their impact on native tunicates and other epifauna. Aquatic Invasions 4: 5-12
  3. Quijon PA, Snelgrove PVR (2008) Trophic complexity in marine sediments: New evidence from the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 371: 85-89 
  4. Quijon PA, Kelly MC, Snelgrove PVR (2008) The role of sinking phytodetritus in structuring shallow-water benthic communities. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol 366:134-145
  5. Quijon PA, Grassle JP, Rosario JP (2007) Naticid snail predation on early post-settlement surfclams (S. solidissima Dillwyn) on the New Jersey inner shelf. Mar Biol 150: 873-882
Current Collaborators (non-UPEI): 
  • Dr Paul Snelgrove, Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University
  • Dr John Dower, Department of Biology, University of Victoria
  • Dr Judith Grassle, Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University
  • Dr Andrea Locke, Department of Fisheries and Oceans-Gulf Division
  • Dr Cynthia McKenzie, Department of Fisheries and Oceans-Newfoundland
  • Dr Robert Stead, I-Mar, Universidad de Los Lagos, Puerto Montt-Chile