PUBLICATIONS

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

Cho J, P Biber, KM Darnell, KH Dunton. 2017. Seasonal and annual dynamics in seagrass beds of the Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Mississippi. Southeastern Geographer (Special Issue: Coastal Seagrass and Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Habitats in the Gulf of Mexico) 57: 246-272 

Jerabek AS, KM Darnell, C Pellerin, TJB Carruthers. 2017. Use of marsh edge and submerged aquatic vegetation as habitat by fish and crustaceans in south Louisiana. Southeastern Geographer (Special Issue: Coastal Seagrass and Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Habitats in the Gulf of Mexico) 57: 212-230

Darnell KM, KH Dunton. 2017. Plasticity in Thalassia testudinum flower production in response to porewater nitrogen availability. Aquatic Botany 138: 100-106 

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 40: 1288-1300

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