Student Publications

MS Marine Biology Student Publications – students bolded.


Kuempel, C. D. and Altieri, A. H. (2017) The emergent role of small-bodied herbivores in pre-empting phase shifts on degraded coral reefs. Sci. Rep. 7, 39670; doi: 10.1038/srep39670

Jerabek AS, Wall KR, Stallings CD. (2016) ­A practical application of reduced-copper antifouling paint in marine biological research. PeerJ.

Barbara Spiecker, Tarik C. Gouhier, and Frédéric Guichard. (2016) Reciprocal feedbacks between spatial subsidies and reserve networks in coral reef meta-ecosystems. Ecological Applications.

Lee Cronin-Fine, Jason D. Stockwell, Zachary T. Whitener, Ellen M. Labbe, Theodore V. Willis & Karen A. Wilson (2013). Application of morphometric analysis to identify alewife stock structure in the Gulf of Maine. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science, 5:11-20

Marcy L. Cockrell and Cascade J. B. Sorte. (2013). Predicting climate-induced changes in population dynamics of invasive species in a marine epibenthic community. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology & Ecology, 440, 42-48.

J.L. Dimond, A.H. Kerwin, R. Rotjan, K. Sharp, F.J. Stewart, and D.J. Thornhill (2012). A simple temperature-based model predicts the upper latitudinal limit of the coral Astrangia poculata. Coral Reefs, DOI 10.1007/s00338-012-0983-z

Lindsay A. Green. (2012). Refuge availability increases kelp consumption by purple sea urchins exposed to predation risk cueAquatic Biology, 17, 141-144.

A.A. Shantz,  A. C. Stier and J. A. Idjadi. (2011). Coral density and predation affect growth of a reef-building coralCoral Reefs, 30, 363-367.

Ashwin Bhandiwad and Sönke Johnsen. (2011). The effects of salinity and temperature on the transparency of the grass shrimp Palaemonetes pugio. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 214, 709-716.

Robyn A. Zerebecki and Cascade J. B. Sorte, (2011). Temperature tolerance and stress proteins as mechanisms of invasive species successPlos One, 6(4), e14806.

A. J. Gallagher, L. H. Frick, P. G. Bushnell, R. W. Brill, and J. W. Mandelman, (2010). Blood gas, oxygen saturation, pH, and lactate values in elasmobranch blood measured with a commercially available portable clinical analyzer and standard laboratory instrumentsJournal of Aquatic Animal Health, 22, 229–234.

C. J. B. Sorte, S. L. Williams, and R. A. Zerebecki. (2010). Ocean warming increases threat of invasive species in a marine fouling community.Ecology91(8), pp. 2198–2204

C. J. B. Sorte, A. Fuller and M. E. S. Bracken (2010). Impacts of a simulated heat wave on composition of a marine communityOikos, 119, 1909–1918.

J. M. Heinlein, A. C. Stier, and M. A. Steele. (2010). Predators reduce abundance and species richness of coral reef fish recruits via non-selective predationCoral Reefs, 29, 527–532.

Catherine M. Matassa. (2010). Purple sea urchins Strongylocentrotus purpuratus reduce grazing rates in response to risk cues from the spiny lobster Panulirus interruptusMarine Ecology Progress Series, 400, 283-288.

Geoffrey C. Trussell, Patrick J. Ewanchuk and Catherine M. Matassa (2006). The fear of being eaten reduces energy transfer in a simple food chain. Ecology, 87(12), 2979–2984.

Geoffrey C. Trussell, Patrick J. Ewanchuk and Catherine M. Matassa. (2006). Habitat effects on the relative importance of trait and density mediated indirect interactions. Ecology Letters, 9,1245–1252.