Danielle C. Zacherl

Contact Information

Office: MH 129D

Phone: 657-278-7510

Email: dzacherl@fullerton.edu

Danielle C. Zacherl



PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara

BA, Brown University

Research Areas

Marine Ecology, Marine Population Connectivity, Restoration Ecology, Marine Invertebrates

Courses Regularly Taught

Evolution and Biodiversity, Marine Biology, Invertebrate Zoology, Marine Ecology


Romero MR*, Walker KM*, Cortez CJ*, Sanchez Y*, Nelson KJ*, Ortega DC*, Smick SL*, Hoese WJ, and D C Zacherl. 2012. Larval Diel Vertical Migration of the Marine GastropodKelletia kelletii (Forbes, 1850). Journal of Marine Biology. doi:10.1155/2012/386575.

White C, Selcoe KA, Watson J, Siegel DA, Zacherl DC and Toonen RJ. 2010. Ocean currents help explain population genetic structure. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277: 1685-1694. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.2214).

Polson M*  and DC Zacherl. 2009. Geographic distribution and intertidal population status for the Olympia oyster, Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864, from Alaska to Baja. Journal of Shellfish Research 28: 69-77.

Polson M*, Hewson WE*, Eernisse DJ, Baker PK and DC Zacherl. 2009. You say conchaphila , I say lurida : Molecular evidence for restricting the Olympia oyster ( Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864) to temperate western North America. Journal of Shellfish Research 28: 11-2.

Seale E*  and DC Zacherl. 2009. Seasonal settlement of Olympia oyster larvae, Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864, and its relationship to seawater temperature in two southern California estuaries. Journal of Shellfish Research 28: 113-120.

Zacherl DC, Morgan SG, Swearer SE, Warner RR. 2009. A shell of its former self. Can Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864 larval shells reveal information about a recruit's birth location? Journal of Shellfish Research 28:23-32. 

* indicate student co-author