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Biology Publications - 2014

Adam B. Brame, Carole C. McIvor, Ernst B. Peebles, David J. Hollander. 2014. Site fidelity and condition metrics suggest sequential habitat use by early juvenile snook. Marine Ecology Progress Series 509: 255-269.

Anderson, G.H., Smith, T.J., III, and Balentine, K.M., 2014, Land-margin ecosystem hydrologic data for the coastal Everglades, Florida, water years 1996–2012: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 853, 38 p. [Abstract]

Bernal, NA, DL DeAngelis, PJ Schofield, and KS Sealey. 2014. Predicting spatial and temporal distribution of Indo-Pacific lionfish (Pterois volitans) in Biscayne Bay through habitat suitability modeling. Biological Invasions 1-12. [Journal Abstract]

Bonde, R.K. 2014. Manatee research on the Florida manatee: four decades and continuing. Article in Portuguese. Revista ABORDO, Projeto Viva o Peixe-Boi Marinho, Edicao 4:16-17. [Website]

Breithaupt, J.L., Smoak, J.M., Smith, T.J., III & Sanders, C.J. 2014. Temporal Variability of Carbon and Nutrient Burial, Sediment Accretion, and Mass Accumulation over the Past Century in a Carbonate Platform Mangrove Forest of the Florida Everglades. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, 119: DOI:10.1002/2014JG002715. [Journal Abstract]

Bucklin, D. N., Basille, M., Benscoter, A. M., Brandt, L. A., Mazzotti, F. J., Romañach, S. S., Speroterra, C., Watling, J. I. (2014), Comparing species distribution models constructed with different subsets of environmental predictors. Diversity and Distributions. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12247 [Journal Abstract]

Caroline S Rogers, Demian A Willette, and Jeff Miller. 2014. Rapidly spreading seagrass invades the Caribbean with unknown ecological consequences. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12: 546–547. [Journal Article]

Catano, C. P., Romañach, S. S., Beerens, J. M., Pearlstine, L. G., Brandt, L. A., Hart, K. M., Mazzotti, F. J., and Trexler, J. C. (2014). Using Scenario Planning to Evaluate the Impacts of Climate Change on Wildlife Populations and Communities in the Florida Everglades. Environmental Management, 1-17. [Journal Abstract]

Cherkiss, MS, FJ Mazzotti, L Hord, and M Aldecoa. 2014. Remarkable Movements of an American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) in Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 13:4.

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]

Demopoulos, A.W.J., J.R. Bourque, and J. Frometa. 2014. Biodiversity and community composition of sediment macrofauna associated with deep-sea Lophelia pertusa habitats in the Gulf of Mexico. Deep-Sea Res. I, 93:91-103.

Dorazio, R.M. 2014. Accounting for imperfect detection and survey bias in statistical analysis of presence-only data. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23: 1472-1484. [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.

Fisher, C.R. A.W.J. Demopoulos, E.E. Cordes, I.B. Baums, H.K. White, J.R. Bourque. 2014. Coral communities as indicators of ecosystem-level impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Spill. BioScience 2014 64 (9): 796-807 doi: 10.1093/biosci/biu129

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]

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]

Hart KM, Hunter M, King TL. (2014). Regional differentiation among populations of the Diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin). Conservation Genetics, 15: 593-603. [Journal Abstract]

Hart, K. M., Lamont, M. M., Sartain, A. R., & Fujisaki, I. (2014). Migration, Foraging, and Residency Patterns for Northern Gulf Loggerheads: Implications of Local Threats and International Movements. PLOS ONE, 9(7), e103453. [Journal Abstract]

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.

Huge, D.H., Schofield, P.J., Jacoby, C.A., Frazer T.K. 2014. Total mercury concentrations in lionfish (Pterois volitans/miles) from the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, USA. Marine Pollution Bulletin 78: 51-55. [Journal Abstract]

Hunter, M. E., & Nico, L. G. (2014). Genetic analysis of invasive Asian Black Carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) in the Mississippi River Basin: evidence for multiple introductions. Biological Invasions, 1-16. [Journal Abstract]

Jensen, G. H., J. Madsen, F. A. Johnson, and M. P. Tamstorf. 2014. Snow conditions as an estimator of the breeding output in high-Arctic pink-footed geese Anser brachyrhynchus. Polar Biology 37:1-14.

Johnson, F. A., G. H. Jensen, J. Madsen, and B. K. Williams. 2014. Uncertainty, robustness, and the value of information in managing an expanding Arctic goose population. Ecological Modelling 273:186-199. [Journal Abstract]

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]

Johnson, F. A., R. M. Dorazio, T. D. Castellón, J. Martin, J. O. Garcia, and J. D. Nichols. 2014. Tailoring point counts for inference about avian density: dealing with nondetection and availability. Natural Resource Modeling 27:163-177.

Krebs, Justin M., Bell, Susan S., McIvor, Carole C. 2014. Assessing the link between coastal urbanization and the quality of nekton habitat in mangrove tidal tributaries. Estuaries and Coasts, 37: 832-846. [Journal Abstract]

Krebs, Justin M., McIvor, Carole C., Bell, Susan S. 2014. Nekton community structure varies in response to coastal urbanization near mangrove tidal tributaries. Estuaries and Coasts, 37: 815-831. [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.

Lamont, M. M., Fujisaki, I., & Carthy, R. R. (2014). Estimates of vital rates for a declining loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) subpopulation: implications for management. Marine Biology, 1-10. [Journal Abstract]

Lamont, M. M., Houser, C. 2014. Spatial distribution of loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) emergences along a highly dynamic beach in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 453: 98-107. [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]

McDowell, W. G., Benson, A. J. and Byers, J. E. (2014), Climate controls the distribution of a widespread invasive species: implications for future range expansion. Freshwater Biology 59(4):847-857. [Journal Abstract]

Merson, S.D., D. Ouwerkerk, L-M. Gulino, A. Klieve, R.K. Bonde, E.A. Burges and J.M. Lanyon. 2014. Variation in the hindgut microbial communities of the Florida Manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris over winter in Crystal River, Florida. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 87(3):601-615. [Journal Abstract]

Muller, E. M., Rogers, C. S., & van Woesik, R. (2014). Early signs of recovery of Acropora palmata in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Marine Biology, 161(2), 359-365. [Journal Abstract]

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]

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]

Prouty, N. G., Fisher, C. R., Demopoulos, A. W., & Druffel, E. R. (2014). Growth rates and ages of deep-sea corals impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. [Journal Abstract]

Schofield, P.J., Akins, Lad, Gregoire-Lucente, D.R., and Pawlitz, R.J., 2014, Invasive lionfish use a diversity of habitats in Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2014–3032, 2 p.

Scyphers, S.B., S.P. Powers, J.L. Akins, J.M. Drymon, C.W. Martin, Z.H. Schobernd, P.J. Schofield, R.L. Shipp and T.S. Switzer. 2014. The role of citizens in detecting and responding to a rapid marine invasion. Conservation Letters DOI: 10.1111/conl.12127 [Journal 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]

Smith-Vaniz, W. F., & Jelks, H. L. (2014). Marine and inland fishes of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands: an annotated checklist. Zootaxa, 3803(1), 1-120. [Journal Abstract]

Snyder, J.R.. 2014. Ecological implications of Laurel Wilt infestation on Everglades Tree Islands, southern Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1225, 18 p. [Journal Abstract].

Sulak, K. J. 2014. The inky story of the dinky gall wasp. The Palmetto 31(1) Spring 2014:4-7.

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]

Walls, S.C., J.H. Waddle, S.P. Faulkner. 2014. Wetland Reserve Program enhances site occupancy and species richness in assemblages of anuran amphibians in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley, USA. Wetlands 34:197-207. [Journal Abstract]

Watling, James, Robert J. Fletcher, Carolina Speroterra, David N. Bucklin, Laura A. Brandt, Stephanie S. Romanach, Leonard G. Pearlstine, Yesenia Escribano, and Frank J. Mazzotti. (2014). Assessing effects of variation in global climate datasets on spatial predictions from climate envelope models. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management. [Journal Abstract]

Biology Publications - 2013

Adams MJ, Miller DAW, Muths E, Corn PS, Grant EHC, Bailey LL, Fellers GM, Fisher RN, Sadinski WJ, Waddle H, Walls SC. (2013) Trends in Amphibian Occupancy in the United States. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64347. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064347. [Journal Abstract]

Allison M. Benscoter, Joshua S. Reece, Reed F. Noss, Laura A. Brandt, Frank J. Mazzotti, Stephanie S. Romañach, James I. Watling. 2013. Threatened and Endangered Subspecies with Vulnerable Ecological Traits Also Have High Susceptibility to Sea Level Rise and Habitat Fragmentation. PLOS ONE 10.1371/journal.pone.0070647.

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]

Benson, A.J. 2013. Chronological history of zebra and quagga mussels (Dreissenidae) in North America, 1988-2010. Pages 9-31 in Nalepa, T.F. and D.W. Schloesser (eds), Quagga and Zebra Mussels: Biology, Impacts, and Control, Second Edition, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 775 pp.

Bjorndal KA, Schroeder BA, Foley AM, Witherington BE, Bresette M, Clark D, Herren RM, Arendt MD, Schmid JR, Meylan AB, Meylan PA, Provancha JA, Hart KM, Lamont MM, Carthy RR, Bolten AB. (2013). Temporal, spatial, and body size effects of growth rates of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Northwest Atlantic. Marine Biolgy 160(10):2711-2721.

Brockmeier EK, Fahong Y, Amador DM, Bargar TA, Denslow ND. 2013. Custom microarray construction and analysis for determining potential biomarkers of subchronic androgen exposure in the Eastern Mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) BMC Genomics, Vol. 14:660 (28 September 2013), doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-660

Brown, M.E. and S.C. Walls. 2013. Variation in salinity tolerance among larval anurans: implications for community composition and the spread of an invasive, non-native species. Copeia 2013(3):544-552.

Bucklin, David N., James I. Watling, Carolina Speroterra, Laura A. Brandt, Frank J. Mazzotti, and Stephanie S. Romañach. 2013. "Climate Downscaling Effects on Predictive Ecological Models: a Case Study for Threatened and Endangered Vertebrates in the Southeastern United States." Regional Environmental Change 13, no. 1 (August 1, 2013): 57–68. doi:10.1007/s10113-012-0389-z.

Burgess, O.T., W.E. Pine III, and S.J. Walsh. 2013. Importance of floodplain connectivity to fish populations in the Apalachicola River, Florida. River Research and Applications 29:718-733. [Journal Article]

Castelblanco-Martínez, D. N., Padilla-Saldívar, J., Hernández-Arana, H. A., Slone, D. H., Reid, J. P., & Morales-Vela, B. (2013). Movement patterns of Antillean manatees in Chetumal Bay (Mexico) and coastal Belize: A challenge for regional conservation. Marine Mammal Science, 29(2), E166–E182. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2012.00602.x.

Chaytor, J., Demopoulos, A.W.J., Ruppel, C. 2013. Exploring Undersea Terrain Off the Northern U.S. Atlantic Coast Via Telepresence-Enabled Research Cruise. [Sound Waves Article]

Decker, J., Swain, E., Stith, B., and Langtimm, C. (2013). Assessing Factors Affecting the Thermal Properties of a Passive Thermal Refuge Using Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Flow and Transport Modeling. J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, Ocean Eng., 139(3), 209-220. [Journal Abstract]

Dorazio, R.M. 2013. Bayes and empirical Bayes estimators of abundance and density from spatial capture-recapture data. PLoS ONE 8: e84017. [Journal Abstract]

Dorazio, R.M., J. Martin, and H.H. Edwards. 2013. Estimating abundance while accounting for rarity, correlated behavior of animals, and other sources of variation in counts. Ecology, 94:

Elston, L.M., J.H. Waddle, K.G. Rice, and H.F. Percival. 2013. Co-occurrence of invasive Cuban treefrogs and native treefrogs in PVC pipe refugia. Herpetological Review 44(3): 406-409.

Fuller, P.L. and M.J. Cannister. 2013. Introduced fishes of the lower Tennessee and Cumberland drainages. Pages 29-42 In Johansen, R., L.D. Estes, S.W. Hamilton, and A.N. Barrass (eds). Proceedings of the 14th Symposium on the Natural History of the Lower Tennessee and Cumberland River Valleys. Center for Excellence in Field Biology, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN.

Fuller, P.L., M. Neilson, and D. Huge. 2013. The NAS Alert System: a look at the first eight years. Fisheries 38(3):128-138. [Journal Abstract]

Giacomini, H., D. L. DeAngelis, J. C. Trexler, and M. Petrere, Jr. 2013. Trait contributions to fish community assembly emerge from trophic interactions in an individual-based model. Ecological Modelling 251:32-43.

Guerreiro I, Nunes A, Woltering JM, Casaca A, Nóvoa A, Vinagre T, Hunter ME, Duboule D, Mallo M. 2013. Role of a polymorphism in a Hox/Pax-responsive enhancer in the evolution of the vertebrate spine. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 110(26):10682-6. [Journal Abstract]

Hart, K. M., Lamont, M. M., Sartain, A. R., Fujisaki, I., & Stephens, B. S. (2013). Movements and Habitat-Use of Loggerhead Sea Turtles in the Northern Gulf of Mexico during the Reproductive Period. PloS one, 8(7), e66921. [Journal Abstract]

Hart, K.M., Zawada, D.G., Fujisaki, I., Lidz, B.H., 2013. Habitat use of breeding green turtles Chelonia mydas tagged in Dry Tortugas National Park: Making use of local and regional MPAs. Biol. Cons. 161,142-154. [Journal Article]

Hart, Kristen M., Autumn R. Sartain, Zandy-Marie Hillis-Starr, Brendalee Phillips, Philippe A. Mayor, Kimberly Roberson, Roy A. Pemberton Jr., Jason B. Allen, Ian Lundgren, Susanna Musick. 2013. Ecology of juvenile hawksbills (Eretmochelys imbricata) at Buck Island Reef National Monument, US Virgin Islands. Marine Biology. 160(10): 2567-2580.

Hernández Martínez, D., A. Álvarez-Alemán, R.K.Bonde, J.A. Powell and E. García-Machado. 2013. Diversidad haplotípica en el manatí Trichechus manatus en Cuba: Resultados preliminaries. Revista de Investigaciones Marinas 33(2):58-61.

Holt, D.E., Jelks, H.L., and Jordan, F. 2013. Movement and longevity of imperiled Okaloosa Darters (Etheostoma okaloosae). Copeia 2013 (4): 653-659. [Journal Abstract]

Hua F., Fletcher R.J. Jr., Sieving K.E., Dorazio R.M. 2013. Too risky to settle: avian community structure changes in response to perceived predation risk on adults and offspring. Proc R Soc B 280: 20130762.

Hunter, ME. 2013. The Silent Threat: Manatees, Genetic Diversity, and Caribbean Conservation. Livebetter Magazine, Issue 32. [Article]

Hunter ME, Hart KM. 2013. Rapid Microsatellite Marker Development Using Next Generation Pyrosequencing to Inform Invasive Burmese Python—Python molurus bivittatus—Management. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 14(3):4793-4804. [Journal Abstract]

Jiang, J., and D. L. DeAngelis. 2013. Strong species-environment feedback shapes plant community assembly along environmental gradients. Ecology and Evolution, 3(12), 4119-4128.

Jiang, J., D. L. DeAngelis, G. H. Anderson, and T. J. Smith, III. 2013. Analysis and simulation of propagule dispersal and salinity intrusion from storm surge on the movement of a marsh-mangrove ecotone in South Florida. Estuaries and Coasts, 1-12. [Journal Abstract]

J.G. Barr, V. Engel, J. D. Fuentes, D. O. Fuller, and H. Kwon. 2013. Modeling light use efficiency in a subtropical mangrove forest equipped with CO2 eddy covariance. Biogeosciences, 10, 2145–2158. [Journal Abstract]

Johnson, F. A. 2013. Uncertainty, robustness, and the value of information in managing a population of northern bobwhites. Cooperator Report. 28pp.

Johnson, F. A. and J. Madsen. 2013. Adaptive harvest management for the Svalbard population of pink-footed geese: Assessment for the 2013-2015 hunting seasons. United Nations Environment Programme, Cooperator Report. 18pp.

Johnson, F. A., B. K. Williams, and J. D. Nichols. 2013. Resilience thinking and a decision-analytic approach to conservation: strange bedfellows or essential partners? Ecology and Society 18(2): 27. [Journal Article]

Johnson, F. A., Brieninger, D. R., and M. L. Legare. 2013. Managing habitat for Florida scrub-jays at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. The All-Bird Bulletin Winter 2013:10-11, 14-15.

Johnson, P. D., A. E. Bogan, K. M. Brown, N. M. Burkhead, J. R. Cordeiro, J. T. Garner, P. D. Hartfield, D. A. W. Lepitzki, G. L. Mackie, E. Pip, T. A. Tarpley, J. S. Tiemann, N. V. Whelan, and E. E. Strong. 2013. Conservation Status of Freshwater Gastropods of Canada and the United States. Fisheries 38(6):247-282. [SESC Website]

Jones, J.W., A.E. Hall, A.M. Foster, and T.J. Smith. 2013. Wetland fire scar monitoring and analysis using archival Landsat data for the Everglades. Fire Ecology 9(1): 133-150. doi: 10.4996/fireecology.0901133. [Journal Abstract]

Karamperidou, C., Engel, V., Stabenau, E., Lall, U. and Smith, T.J. III. 2013. Implications of multi-scale sea level and climate variability for coastal resources: a case study for south Florida and Everglades National Park, USA. Reg. Environ. Change, 13(1), 91-100. [Journal Abstract]

Kendall, W.L., R.J. Barker, G.C. White, M.S. Lindberg, C.A. Langtimm, and C.L. Peñaloza. Combining tag recovery, auxiliary observations, and robust design data to estimate demographic parameters from marked individuals. 2013. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4:828-835.

Krebs, JM, CC McIvor and SS Bell. 2013. Assessing the link between coastal urbanization and the quality of fish habitat in mangrove tidal creeks. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI 10.1007/s12237-013-9724-y. Available on-line 11/8/13.

Krebs, JM, CC McIvor and SS Bell. 2013. Nekton community structure varies in response to coastal urbanization near mangrove tidal tributaries. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI 10.1007/s12237-013-9726-9. Available on-line 10/26/13.

Mahon, A.R., C.L. Jerde, M. Galaska, J.L. Bergner, W.L. Chadderton, D.M. Lodge, M.E. Hunter, L.G. Nico. 2013. Validation of eDNA surveillance sensitivity for detection of Asian carps in controlled and field experiments. PLoS ONE 8(3): e58316. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058316. [Journal Article]

Micheal S. Allen, Mark W. Rogers, Matthew J. Catalano, Daniel C. Gwinn, and Stephen J. Walsh. 2013. Assessing the Potential for the Angling of Nesting Males to Influence Largemouth Bass Recruitment Should Consider the Quality of Nesting Individuals: Response to Comment by J.J. Parkos III, D.H. Wahl, and D.P. Philipp. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142(2):419-421. [Journal Abstract]

Mitchell, J.C. and S.C. Walls. 2013. Nest site selection by diamond-backed terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) on a mid-Atlantic barrier island. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 12(2):303-308.

Muller EM, Rogers CS, van Woesik R. (2013). Early signs of recovery of Acropora palmata in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Marine Biology. DOI 10.1007/s00227-013-2341-2.

Pawlitz, R., Hart, K.M., and Zawada, D.G., 2013, Sea Turtles Benefit From Marine Protected Areas—Study offers first look at green sea turtle habitat use in the Dry Tortugas National Park. U.S. Geological Survey NewsWave.

Peñaloza, C. L., W. L. Kendall, and C. A. Langtimm. 2013. Reducing bias in survival under non-random temporary emigration. Ecological Applications. doi: 10.1890/13-0558.1

Pimiento, C., Nifong, J. C., Hunter, M. E., Monaco, E., & Silliman, B. R. (2013). Habitat use patterns of the invasive red lionfish Pterois volitans: a comparison between mangrove and reef systems in San Salvador, Bahamas. Marine Ecology. [Journal Abstract]

Randklev, C., Tsarkiris, E., Howells, R., Groce, J., Johnson, M., Bergmann, J., Robertson, C., Blair, A., Littrell, B., and Johnson, N. 2013. Distribution of extant populations of Quadrual mitchelli (False Spike). Ellipsaria 15(3): 18-21.

Rogers CS, Miller J. (2013). Coral diseases cause reef decline. Science 340: 1522.

Rogers C.S. 2013. Coral reef resilience through biodiversity. ISRN Oceanography, vol. 2013, Article ID 7399034.

Schofield, PJ, D Slone, DR Gregoire and WF Loftus. 2013. Effects of a non-native cichlid fish (African jewelfish, Hemichromis letourneuxi Sauvage 1880) on a simulated Everglades aquatic community. Hydrobiologia: DOI 10.1007/s10750-013-1697-0. [Journal Abstract]

Schofield, P.J. & D.J. Pecora. 2013. Croaking gourami, Trichopsis vittata, in Florida, USA. BioInvasions Records. [Journal Article]

Shaver DJ, Hart KM, Fujisaki I, Rubio C, Sartain AR. (2013). Movement mysteries unveiled: Spatial ecology of juvenile green sea turtles. In: Reptiles in Research: Investigations of Ecology, Physiology, and Behavior from Desert to Sea, Lutterschmidt WI, Ed. 463-484, Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Shaver, D. J., Hart, K. M., Fujisaki, I., Rubio, C., Sartain, A. R., Peña, J., Burchfield, P. M., Gamez, D. G. and Ortiz, J. (2013), Foraging area fidelity for Kemp's ridleys in the Gulf of Mexico. Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.594. [USGS Press Release] [Journal Article]

Selman, C., Misra, V., Stefanova, L., Dinapoli, S. & Smith, T.J., III. On the twenty-first-century wet season projections over the Southeastern United States. Regional Environmental Change. 13 (Suppl 1): S153 – S164.

Siegal-Willott, J.L., K.E. Harr, J.O. Hall, L.C. Hayek, N. Auil-Gomez, J.A. Powell, R.K. Bonde and D.H. Heard. 2013. Blood mineral concentrations in manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris and Trichechus manatus manatus). Journal Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 44(2):285-294.

Sibly, R. M., V. Grimm, B. T. Martin, A. S. A. Johnston, K. Kulakowska, C. J. Topping, P. Calow, J. Nabe-Nielsen, P. Thorbek, and D. L. DeAngelis. 2013. Representing the acquisition and use of energy by individuals in agent-based models of animal populations. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4:151-161.

Slone DH, Reid JP, Kenworthy WJ. (2013). Mapping spatial resources with GPS animal telemetry: foraging manatees locate seagrass beds in the Ten Thousand Islands, Florida, USA. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 476:285-299. [Journal Abstract]

Smith, T.J., III, A.M. Foster, G. Tiling-Range, and J.W. Jones. 2013. Dynamics of mangrove–marsh ecotones in subtropical coastal wetlands: fire, sea-level rise, and water levels. Fire Ecology 9(1): 66-77. doi: 10.4996/fireecology.0901066. [Journal Abstract]

Smoak, J.M., J.L. Breithaupt, T.J. Smith III, and C.J. Sanders. 2013. Sediment accretion and organic carbon burial relative to sea-level rise and storm events in two mangrove forests in Everglades National Park. Catena, 104: 58-66.

Sulak, K. J. 2013. Catching Air - Those Magnificent Jumping Suwannee Sturgeons. American Currents (quarterly journal, North American Native Fishes Association) 38(2);23-25, Spring (April) 2013.

Sulak, K. J. Mudfish on the Menu? Rise of the Much-Maligned Bowfin. 2013. American Currents (quarterly journal, North American Native Fishes Association) 38(4), pp 23-28, Fall (October) 2013.

Sullivan, P. L., Engel, V., Ross, M. S. and Price, R. M. (2013). The influence of vegetation on the hydrodynamics and geomorphology of a tree island in Everglades National Park (Florida, United States). Ecohydrol. doi: 10.1002/eco.1394.

T.A. Bargar, V.H. Garrison, D.A. Alvarez, K.R. Echols. (2013). Contaminants assessment in the coral reefs of Virgin Islands National Park and Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 70: 281–288. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.03.001. [Journal Abstract]

Troxler, T.G., E. Gaiser, J. Barr, J.D. Fuentes, R. Jaffé, D.L. Childers, L. Collado-Vides, V.H. Rivera-Monroy, E. Castañeda-Moya, W. Anderson, R. Chambers, M. Chen, C. Coronado-Molina, S.E. Davis, V. Engel, C. Fitz, J. Fourqurean, T. Frankovich, J. Kominoski, C. Madden, S.L. Malone, S.F. Oberbauer, P. Olivas, J. Richards, C. Saunders, J. Schedlbauer, L.J. Scinto, F. Sklar, T. Smith, J.M. Smoak, G. Starr, R.R. Twilley, and K.R.T. Whelan. 2013. Integrated carbon budget models for the Everglades terrestrial-coastal-oceanic gradient: Current status and needs for inter-site comparisons. Oceanography 26(3):98–107. [Journal Abstract].

Tuten, T, J.D. Austin, M.A. Barrett, J.S. Hargrove, H.L. Jelks, K.G. Johnson, and E.J. Nagid. 2013. Florida’s Southern Tessellated Darter: a rare case of a common fish. American Fisheries Society Genetics Section Newsletter 26(4): 2-5.

Ugarte CA, Bass OL, Nuttle W, Mazzotti FJ, Rice KG, Fujisaki I. 2013. The Influence of Regional Hydrology on Nesting Behavior and Nest Fate of the American Alligator. Journal of Wildlife Management 77:192-199.

Walls SC, Barichivich WJ, Brown ME. Drought, Deluge and Declines: The Impact of Precipitation Extremes on Amphibians in a Changing Climate. Biology. 2013; 2(1):399-418. [Journal Abstract]

Walls, S. C., Barichivich, W. J., Brown, M. E., Scott, D. E., & Hossack, B. R. (2013). Influence of drought on salamander occupancy of isolated wetlands on the southeastern Coastal Plain of the United States. Wetlands, 1-10. [Journal Abstract]

Watling JI, Bucklin DN, Speroterra C, Brandt LA, Romañach SS, & Mazzotti FJ. (2013). Validating predictions from climate envelope models. PLOS ONE 8:e63600.

Watling JI, LA Brandt, FJ Mazzotti & SS Romañach. 2013. Use and Interpretation of Climate Envelope Models: A Practical Guide. University of Florida, 43 pp.

Yurek, Simeon; DeAngelis, Donald L.; Trexler, Joel C.; Jopp, Fred; Donalson, Douglas D. 2013. Simulating mechanisms for dispersal, production and stranding of small forage fish in temporary wetland habitats. Ecological Modelling, 250: 391-401.[Journal Abstract]


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