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Explore Mote Marine Laboratory's latest marine science by searching and browsing our peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, books and chapters.

This page launched in 2024 and is continually adding new citations. Thanks for your patience as we continue to upload Mote's collection dating back to the 1930s. See all citations by year in our annual reports.

2024 Scientific Publications

Roth, J.S., Wilson, P.C., Steele, L., Reynolds, L.K. (2024). Intraspecific variation in seagrass anti-herbivore defenses along a natural gradient in phosphorus availability impacts herbivore feeding decisions. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 727, 111. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps14486
Neil D. Cook, Gina M. Clementi, Kathryn I. Flowers, Lanya Fanovich, Jo Cable, Sarah E. Perkins, Aljoscha Wothke, Ryan S. Mohammed and Demian D. Chapman (2024). Elasmobranch diversity around the southern Caribbean island of Tobago: opportunities for conservation in a regional trade hub. Journal of the marine biological association of the united kingdom, 104(e8), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315423000917
Raimundo Espinoza, Demian Chapman, Jack Morris, Sara N. Schoen, Valerie Hagan , Robert Hueter, Martin Soto, Rodolfo Abrams, Paola Sotomayor (2024). Characteristics and species composition of a small-scale shark fishery in Puerto Rico: Jurisdictional issues enable legal landings of prohibited and endangered species. Fisheries Research , 272, 106936. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2023.106936
Kenneth Hoadley, Sean Lowry, Audrey McQuagge, Shannon Dalessandi, Grant Lockridge, Sibelle O'Donnell, Holland Elder, Maria Ruggeri, Eleftherios Karabelas, Courtney Klepac, Carly Kenkel, Erinn Muller (2024). Bio-optical signatures of in situ photosymbionts predict bleaching severity prior to thermal stress in the Caribbean coral species Acropora palmata. Coral Reefs, 43, 151-164. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-023-02458-5
C. N. Klepac, C. G. Petrik, E. Karabelas, J. Owens, E. R. Hall & E. M. Muller (2024). Assessing acute thermal assays as a rapid screening tool for coral restoration. Scientific Reports, 14, 1898. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-024-51944-5
Jenna Dilworth, Wyatt Million, Maria Ruggeri, Emily Hall, Ashley Dungan, Erinn Muller, Carly Kenkel (2024). Synergistic response to climate stressors in coral is associated with genotypic variation in baseline expression. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 291(2019). https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.2447
Rachel Tennant, Beth Brady, Kim Love, Eric Ramos, Ryan Schloesser (2024). Persistent long-term habitat use by Florida manatees at Fort Pierce, Florida from 1997 to 2020. PLOS ONE, 19(3), e0297636. https:// doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0297636
Carole Neidig, Max Lee, Genevieve Patrick, Ryan Schloesser (2024). Employing an innovative underwater camera to improve electronic monitoring in the commercial Gulf of Mexico reef fish fishery. PLOS ONE, 19(3), e0298588. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0298588
Redding OT, Castorani MCN, Lasala JA (2024). The effects of dune plant roots on loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta nest success. Ecology and Evolution, 11(4). https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.11207
Doupnik CA, Luer CA, Walsh CJ, Restivo J, Brick J (2024). Bioactive properties of venoms isolated from whiptail stingrays and the search for molecular mechanisms and targets. Pharmaceuticals, 17(4), 488. https://doi.org/10.3390/ph17040488
Benjamin Young, Olivia Williamson, Nicholas Kron, Natalia Andrade Rodriguez, Lys Isma, Nicholas MacKnight, Erinn Muller, Stephanie Rosales, Stephanie Sirotzke, Nikki Traylor-Knowles, Sara Williams, Michael Studivan (2024). Annotated genome and transcriptome of the endangered Caribbean mountainous star coral (Orbicella faveolata) using PacBio long-read sequencing. BMC Genomics, 25(226), 226. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-024-10092-w
Moore, M. J., Lanagan, T. M., Wells, R. S., Kapit, J., Barleycorn, A. A., Allen, J. B., Baird, R. W., Braun, C. D., Skomal, G. B., Thorrold, S. R. (2024). Development of single-pin, un-barbed, pole-tagging of free-swimming dolphins and sharks with satellite-linked transmitters. Animal Biotelemetry, 12(6). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40317-024-00364-3
Barratclough, A., Takeshita, R., Thomas, L., Photopoulou, T., Pirotta, E., Rosel, P. E., Wilcox Talbot, L. A., Vollmer, N. L., Wells, R., Smith, C. R., Rowles, T. K., Horvath, S., Schwacke, L. (2024). Estimating age and investigating epigenetic changes related to health across multiple bottlenose dolphin populations. Biological Conservation, 293, 110570. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2024.110570
Victoria M. Devillier, Emily R. Hall, Vince Lovko, Richard Pierce, Donald M. Anderson, Kristy A. Lewis (2024). Mesocosm study of PAC-modified clay effects on Karenia brevis cells and toxins, chemical dynamics and benthic invertebrate physiology. Harmful Algae, 134, 102609. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2024.102609
Lu, Haiyan; Toyoda, Jennifer H.; Wise, Sandra S.; Browning, Cynthia L.; Speer, Rachel M.; Croom-Perez, Tayler J.; Bolt, Alicia; Meaza, Idoia; Wise, Sr., John Pierce (2024). A whale of a tale: whale cells evade the driving mechanism for hexavalent chromium-induced chromosome instability. Toxicological Sciences, 199(1), 49-62. https://doi.org/10.1093/toxsci/kfae030
Neil D. Cook, Gina M. Clementi, Kathryn I. Flowers, Lanya Fanovich, Jo Cable, Sarah E. Perkins, Aljoscha Wothke, Ryan S. Mohammed, Demian D. Chapman (2024). Elasmobranch diversity around the southern Caribbean island of Tobago: opportunities for conservation in a regional trade hub. Journal of the marine biological association of the united kingdom, 104(e8), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1017/ S0025315423000917
Tracy A. Sherwood, Rebecca Medvecky, Christelle Miller, Dana L. Wetzel (2024). Biochemical, molecular, and physiological assessments of crude oil dietary exposure in sub-adult red drum. Comp. Biochem. Physiol., 278, 109864. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpc.2024.109864
Emily R. Hall, Kimberly K. Yates, Katherine A. Hubbard, Matthew J. Garrett and Jessica D. Frankle (2024). Nutrient and carbonate chemistry patterns associated with Karenia brevis blooms in three West Florida Shelf estuaries 2020-2023. Frontiers in Marine Science, 11, 1331285. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2024.1331285