Tinoco AL, BT Furman, KM Darnell, BJ Peterson. In review. Submerged aquatic vegetation, topography and flow characteristics in the upper, tidal Hudson River: progress toward a predictive habitat model

Darnell MZ, KM Darnell. In review. Temperature-driven geographic variation in thermal tolerance and morphology in a fiddler crab sister-species pair

Cho J, P Biber, KM Darnell, KH Dunton. In press. Seasonal and annual dynamics in seagrass beds of the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Mississippi

Jerabek AS, KM Darnell, C Pellerin, TJB Carruthers. In press. Use of marsh edge and submerged aquatic vegetation as habitat by fish and crustaceans in south Louisiana

Darnell KM, KH Dunton. 2017. Plasticity in Thalassia testudinum flower production in response to porewater nitrogen availability. Aquatic Botany. DOI:

Darnell KM, TJB Carruthers, P Biber, IY Georgiou, TC Michot, RG Boustany. 2017. Spatial and temporal patterns in Thalassia testudinum leaf tissue nutrients at the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana, USA. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-017-0229-y

Darnell KM, KH Dunton. 2016. Reproductive phenology of the subtropical seagrasses Thalassia testudinum (turtle grass) and Halodule wrightii (shoal grass) in the northwest Gulf of Mexico. Botanica Marina 59: 473-483

Darnell KM, DM Booth, EW Koch, KH Dunton. 2015. The interactive effects of water flow and reproductive strategies on seed and seedling dispersal along the substrate in two sub-tropical seagrass species. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 471: 30-40

Darnell KM, KH Dunton. 2015. Consumption of turtle grass seedlings by crabs in the western Gulf of Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series 520: 153-163

Steele L, KM Darnell, J Cebrian, JL Sanchez-Lizaso. 2014. Sarpa salpa herbivory on shallow reaches of Posidonia oceanica beds. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 37.1: 49-57

Darnell KM, KL Heck Jr. 2013. Species-specific effects of prior grazing on the palatability of turtle grass. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 440: 225–232

Osterberg JS, KM Darnell, TM Blickley, JA Romano, D Rittschof. 2012. Acute toxicity and sublethal effects of common pesticides in post-larval and juvenile blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 424-425: 5–14

Rittschof D, MZ Darnell, KM Darnell, M Goldman, M Ogburn, RE McDowell. 2011. Estimating relative abundance of the female blue crab spawning stock in North Carolina. In: Kruse, GH, GL Eckert, RJ For, RN Lipcius, B Sainte-Marie, DL Stram, D Woodby (eds) Biology and Management of Exploited Crab Populations Under Climate Change. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, Fairbanks

Darnell MZ, KM Darnell, RE McDowell, D Rittschof. 2010. Post-capture survival and future reproductive potential of ovigerous blue crabs caught in the central North Carolina pot fishery. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139: 1677–1687

Darnell MZ, D Rittschof, KM Darnell, RE McDowell. 2009. Lifetime reproductive potential of female blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, in North Carolina. Marine Ecology Progress Series 394: 153–163

McKay KM, KL Heck Jr. 2008. Presence of the Jonah Crab, Cancer borealis, significantly reduces kelp consumption by the green sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis. Marine Ecology Progress Series 356: 295–298