Teri L. King

Aquaculture and Marine Water Quality Specialist

Curriculum vitae

Expertise

  • Aquaculture
  • Shellfish toxins
  • Seafood safety
  • Harmful algal blooms
  • Water quality

A highly respected, active presence in Puget Sound marine outreach, Teri engages stakeholders in a variety of issues including shellfish safety and aquaculture and harmful algal blooms (HABs) monitoring. Her most infamous topic of interest is the operation and maintenance of on-site sewage systems. She is the program coordinator for SoundToxins, a diverse partnership of aquaculture businesses, environmental learning centers, Native tribes and Puget Sound volunteers working together to minimize the human health impacts of toxic shellfish through research, early detection and monitoring.

Prior to joining Washington Sea Grant, Teri worked as a fisheries biologist for the Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit on the control of invasive aquatic plants and salmon habitat issues. She also worked for the Alaska Sea Grant Program determining the carrying capacity of shellfish aquaculture operations in Southeast Alaska. She has also worked as a biologist and chemist in the University of Washington School of Fisheries, aquaculture/genetics unit, studying salmon, trout, tilapia, sturgeon, clams, and oysters. Teri holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Washington.

Education

  • M.S. Fisheries University of Washington,1990
  • M.S. Fisheries University of Washington,1986

Positions Held

  • Aquaculture Specialist and Coordinator, Washington Sea Grant, UW, 2010-present
  • Marine Water Quality Specialist, Washington Sea Grant, UW,1991-present
  • Fisheries Consultant, MBC Applied Environmental, Costa Mesa, CA,1991
  • Research Associate, Washington Sea Grant, UW,1990-91
  • Fisheries Biologist, UW, 1989-90
  • Research Associate, Alaska Sea Grant Program, Ketchikan, AK, 1989
  • Teaching Assistant, UW, 1987-90
  • Research Assistant, UW, 1987-90
  • Fisheries Consultant, Tom Moritz and Associates, Seattle,1986

Professional Memberships

  • California Current Acidification Network–Steering Committee Chair 2016-present
  • Delta Kappa Gamma
  • National Shellfisheries Association–Board member, 2007-2010
  • Pacific Rim Shellfish Sanitation Association–Board officer 1998–2018
  • Rotary International–Shelton Skookum Rotary Club Board officer 1993–98
  • World Aquaculture Society

Links

Videos

Imperiled Waters: A Community to the Rescue(16.45minutes)

Alkisocial

Selected Publications

2019. Building the knowledge-to-action pipeline in North America: Connecting ocean acidification research and actionable decision support. Jessica N. Cross, Jessie A. Turner, Sarah R. Cooley, Jan A. Newton, Kumiko Azetsu-Scott, R. Christopher Chambers, Darcy Dugan, Katilin Goldsmith, Helen Gurney-Smith, Alexandra R. Harper, Elizabeth B. Jewett, Denise Joy, Teri King, Terrie Klinger, Meredith Kurz, John Morrison, Jackie Motyka, Erica H. Ombres, Grace Saba, Emly L. Silva, and Emily Smits. Front. Mar. Sci., 02 July 2019 https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00356

2018. PSEMP Marine Waters Workgroup. Puget Sound marine waters: 2017 overview. S. K. Moore, R. Wold, K. Stark, J. Bos, P. Williams, N. Hamel, S. Kim, A. Brown, C. Krembs, and J. Newton, editors

2017. SoundToxins: An early warning program for harmful algae blooms in Puget Sound. With V. Trainer and L. Guild.

2017. Puget Sound marine waters: 2016 overview. S. K. Moore, R. Wold, K. Stark, J. Bos, P. Williams, N. Hamel, A. Edwards, C. Krembs, and J. Newton, editors.

2016. Puget Sound marine waters: 2015 overview. S. K. Moore, R. Wold, K. Stark, J. Bos, P. Williams, K. Dzinbal, C. Krembs and J. Newton (Eds).

2015. Impacts of coastal acidification on the Pacific Northwest shellfish industry and adaptation strategies
implemented in response. Barton, A., G.G. Waldbusser, R.A. Feely, S.B. Weisberg, J.A. Newton, B. Hales,
S. Cudd, B. Eudeline, C.J. Langdon, I. Jefferds, T. King, A. Suhrbier, and K. McLaughlin. Oceanography 28(2):146–159

2015. Core principles of the California Current Acidification Network: Linking chemistry, physics, and ecological effects. McLaughlin, K., S.B. Weisberg, A.G. Dickson, G.E. Hofmann, J.A. Newton, D. Aseltine-Neilson, A. Barton, S. Cudd, R.A. Feely, I.W. Jefferds, E.B. Jewett, T. King, C.J. Langdon, S. McAfee, D. Pleschner-Steele, and B. Steele. 2015.Oceanography 28(2):160–169.

2015. Sound Toxins Manual. With V. Trainer, B. Bill and J. Runyan. WSG-AS 15-04.

2015. Puget Sound marine waters: 2014 overview. S. K. Moore, R. Wold, K. Stark, J. Bos, P. Williams, K. Dzinbal, C. Krembs and J. Newton (Eds).

2014. Puget Sound marine waters: 2013 overview. S. K. Moore, K. Stark, J. Bos, P. Williams, J. Newton and K. Dzinbal (Eds).

2013. Quality Assurance Project Plan: SoundToxins Partnership – HABs Monitoring.

2013. Puget Sound marine waters: 2012 overview. S. K. Moore, K. Stark, J. Bos, P. Williams, J. Newton and K. Dzinbal (Eds).

2012. Puget Sound marine waters: 2011 overview. S. K. Moore, R. Runcie, K. Stark, J. Newton and K. Dzinbal (Eds).

2011. Clean and Simple. With Y. Moriyama and J. McNeal WSG-AS 11-03

2010. Bivalves for Clean Water. With J. McNeal. WSG-AS-10-01.

2004. Gathering Safe Shellfish: Avoiding Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning. With K. K. Chew and L. Nishitani. WSG-AS 04-02. Revised 2015.

2004. Hood Canal Needs You. WSG-PS 04-01.

2003. Landscaping Your Septic System. With J. Holdcroft. WSG-AS 98-02.

2003. Pumping Your Septic Tank. With J. Holdcroft. WSG-AS 98-03.

1999. Septic Sense, Scents, Cents: 3 Supreme Insights to the Fearless Flush. WSG-AS 99-16. Revised 2008 1999. Homeowner’s Manual for the Operation, Monitoring and Maintenance of a Sand Filter On-site
Sewage Treatment and Disposal System. With D. Leaf. WSG-AS 99-03.

1999. Homeowner’s Manual for the Operation, Monitoring, and Maintenance of a Pressure Distribution On-site Sewage Treatment and Disposal System. With D. Leaf. WSG-AS 99-04.

1999. Homeowner’s Manual for the Operation, Monitoring and Maintenance of a Mound On-site Sewage Treatment and Disposal System. With D. Leaf. WSG-AS 99-05.

1999. Homeowner’s Manual for the Operation, Monitoring and Maintenance of a Gravity On-site Sewage Treatment andDisposal System. With D. Leaf. WSG-AS 99-06.

1999. Homeowner’s Manual for the Operation, Monitoring and Maintenance of a Proprietary Device Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal System. With D. Leaf. WSG-AS 99-07.

1998. On-site Sewage Systems Information Packet. With J. Holdcroft.

1996. Use of Colorimetric Analysis to Estimate Salmonid Flesh Carotenoid Content. In Progressive Fish- Culturist, 58:216-219.

1991. Bioluminescence. WSG-AS 91-09.

1991. Northwest Seafood Processors Glossary. With J. Peters. WSG-AS 91-16.

1991. Sharing the Waterways of Puget Sound. With S. Harrington. WSG-AS 91-13.

1991. Utilization of NIR Spectroscopy to Estimate the Proximate Composition of Trout Muscle with Minimal Sample Preparation. With B.A. Rasco and C.E. Miller. In Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 39:67-72.