Bryce J. Brylawski, Ph.D. | Albright College

Bryce J. Brylawski, Ph.D.

Bryce J. Brylawski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology; Department Chair
Science Building room 239

Ph.D.: Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary (Marine Science)
M.S. University of Maryland Center for Ecological Science (Marine Ecological Estuarine Sciences)
B.A.: St. Mary’s College of Maryland (Biology)

Areas of Expertise

  • Marine biology and limnology
  • Animal ecophysiology
  • Benthic ecology
  • Bioenergetics and nutrition
  • Toxicology


Areas of Research


  • Long, W.C., B.J. Brylawski, R.D. Seitz, R.N. Lipcius (2013 in press, preprint available on line) Individual, Population, and Ecosystem Effects of Hypoxia on a Dominant Benthic Bivalve in Chesapeake Bay. Ecological Monographs.
  • Brylawski, B.J. (in press, expected printing 2013). Monitoring the water quality of São Francisco River, Brazil. Goal setting and techniques for community based monitoring. Revista RDE do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Desenvolvimento Regional e Urbano. IV Oficina ARTIGOS Rio São Francisco.
  • Long, W.C., R. D. Seitz, B.J. Brylawski, R.N. Lipcius, and S. Schreiber. (In Review). Individual, population, and ecosystem effects of hypoxia:Macoma balthica in Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series.
  • Brylawski, B.J., R.D. Seitz, and W.C. Long (Reviewed in 2012 and being revised) Growth and Condition of Baltic clam Macoma balthica in York River, Chesapeake Bay.
  • Bonitatibus, J.D.  B.J. Brylawski (Submitted 2012, in revision) Analyzing the toxicological effects of graffiti remover on Rana pipiensBiosis.
  • Seitz, R.D., B.J. Brylawski (2009) Seitz, Density and Biomass of Dominant Benthic Species in Paradise Creek and the Elizabeth River. Technical report for Craney Island Design Partners.
  • Long, W.C., B.J. Brylawski, and R.D. Seitz. (2008) Behavioral effects of low dissolved oxygen on the bivalve Macoma balthicaJournal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 359:34-39
  • Seitz, R.D., R.N. Lipcius, K. Knick, M.S. Seebo, W.C. Long, B. Brylawski and A. Smith. (2008) Stock enhancement and ecosystem carrying capacity in blue crab nursery habitats of Chesapeake Bay. Reviews in Fishery Science16(1):329-337
  • Brylawski, B.J.; T.J. Miller (2006) Temperature-dependent growth of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus), a molt process approach. Canadian Journal for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 63:1298-1308.
  • Brylawski, B.J.; T.J. Miller (2003) Bioenergetic modeling of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) using the Fish Bioenergetics (3.0) computer program. Bulletin of Marine Science. 72(2):471-490.

Recent Student Research Collaborations

  • Emily McCoy ’14, “The effects of essential fatty acid supplementation on the growth and survival of goldfish, Carassius auratus”
  • Miriah Wilson ’13 and Erin Yanoviak ’14, “The effects of polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation on the growth and nutritional quality of Tilapia reared in recirculating aquaculture systems.”
  • Jillian Bonibatibus ’11, “The effects of graffiti removal chemicals on the survival and behavior of leopard frogs, Ranapipiens.”