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Bibliography of All Known Publications & Reports on the Gulf Sturgeon

This functional bibliography is meant to be a complete and comprehensive bibliography of all discoverable reports containing information on the Gulf Sturgeon (GS). This bibliography contains all known reports presenting, documenting, summarizing, listing, or interpreting information on the GS through 31 December 2013. arrow iconRead More.



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USGS and American Fisheries Society Set to Continue Imperiled Aquatic Fauna Database

On January 24, the American Fisheries Society and USGS-SESC signed a Memorandum of Understanding that enabled the USGS to continue maintaining a public database of fish, crayfish, and snail species that the AFS Endangered Species Committee has determined are imperiled. Panels of experts on each group of aquatic animals review the latest information on populations, distributions, and threats to assign a conservation status ranging from stable to endangered. Read more at arrow iconhttp://fisheries.org/imperiled-freshwater-organisms or view the database at arrow iconhttp://fl.biology.usgs.gov/afs/.



DISCOVRE Researcher Staff

USGS DISCOVRE Team Wins Partners in Conservation Award Through BOEM Nomination

USGS-SESC benthic ecologist Dr. Amanda Demopoulos and her team of researchers were part of the award-winning mid-Atlantic Canyons - Pathways to the Abyss project, which received a Partners in Conservation Award from Secretary Jewell on January 16th. The project was nominated by Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and involves a number of partners, including USGS, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, nine universities and colleges, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, and four other private research organizations, museums and institutes. The benthic ecology team analyzes the diversity of species found in the deep sea floor to build understanding about the biodiversity and food webs of deep-water habitats.


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Recent Publications

Swain, E., Stefanova, L. & Smith, T. 2014. Applying Downscaled Global Climate Model Data to a Hydrodynamic Surface-Water and Groundwater Model. American Journal of Climate Change 3:33-49. [Journal Article]
Prouty, N. G., E. B. Roark, A. E. Koenig, A. W. J. Demopoulos, F. C. Batista, B. D. Kocar, D. Selby, M. D. McCarthy, and F. Mienis (2014), Deep-sea coral record of human impact on watershed quality in the Mississippi River Basin, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 28, doi:10.1002/2013GB004754. [Sound Waves Article] [Journal Article]
Johnson, F. A., Hagan, G., Palmer, W. E. and Kemmerer, M. (2014). Uncertainty, robustness, and the value of information in managing a population of northern bobwhites. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 78: 531–539. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.682. [Journal Abstract]
Dorazio, R.M. and E.F. Connor. 2014. Estimating abundances of interacting species using morphological traits, foraging guilds, and habitat. PLoS ONE 9: e94323.
Price, M., Adler, J., Littles, C., Randolph, A. N., Nash, U. A., Gillett, B., Randall, M., Sulak, K. J., Walsh, S. J., and Brownell, P. 2014. A bibliography of all known publications & reports on the Gulf sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi. United States Geological Survey, Southeast Ecological Science Center, Gainesville, FL. 31 December 2013, 107 pp. [Webpage]
Fuller, P.L., D.M. Knott, P.R. Kingsley-Smith, J.A. Morris, C.A. Buckel, M.E. Hunter and L.D. Hartman. 2014. Invasion of Asian tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798, in the western north Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Aquatic Invasions 9(1): 59-70. [Journal Abstract]
Lisle, J.T., Garrison, V.H., and Gray, M.A., 2014, Evaluation of Coral Pathogen Growth Rates After Exposure to Atmospheric African Dust Samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1017, 12 p. [Abstract]
S.E. Pittman, K.M. Hart, M.S. Cherkiss, R.W. Snow, I. Fujisaki, B.J. Smith, F.J. Mazzotti, and M.E. Dorcas. 2014. Homing of invasive Burmese pythons in South Florida: evidence for map and compass senses in snakes. Biol Lett 2014 10: 20140040. [USGS Press Release]
Cole, R. A., Choudhury, A., Nico, L. G., Griffin, K. M. 2014. Gnathostoma spinigerum in live Asian swamp eels (Monopterus spp.) from food markets and wild populations, United States. Emerging Infectious Diseases 20(4):634-642. [USGS Press Release]
Ho, D.T., Ferron, S., Engel, V., Larsen, L.G., and Barr, J.G. 2014. Air-water gas exchange and CO2 flux in a mangrove-dominated estuary. Geophys. Res. Lett. 41, 1-6.
Garrison V. H., M. S. Majewski, W. T. Foreman, S. A. Genualdi, A. Mohammed and S. L. Massey Simonich. 2014. Persistent organic contaminants in Saharan dust air masses in West Africa, Cape Verde and the eastern Caribbean. Science of the Total Environment 468-469: 530-543. [Journal Abstract]
Kumar A., Abouchami W., Galer S.J.G., Garrison V.H., Willians E., Andraea M.O. 2014. A radiogenic isotope tracer study of transaltlantic dust transport from Africa to the Caribbean. Atmospheric Environment 82:130-143.
Baerwaldt, K., A. Benson, and K. Irons. 2013. State of the carp: Asian carp distribution in North America. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island, Illinois, 4 pp. [Website]
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