Professor Emeritus of Zoology
Phone: (707) 826-4924
Office: Science A 461
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BA University of California, Berkeley
PhD University of California, Davis
Principles of Biology
Methods of Laboratory Instruction
Summary of research
Research interests include community ecology of salt marshes, coastal bays, intertidal rocky and sand beach environments, and nearshore benthos.
Barnhart, R. A., M. J. Boyd, and J. E. Pequegnat. 1992. The ecology of Humboldt Bay, California: an estuarine profile. U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Serv. Biol. Bull. 1. 121 pp
Kittelson, P.M. and M.J. Boyd. 1997. Mechanisms of expansion for an introduced species of cordgrass, Spartina densiflora, in
Humboldt Bay, California. Estuaries 20: 770-778