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2020 Publications

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    2017 | 20182019

    1. Cardeñosa, D., Fields, A.T., Babcock, E.A., Shea, S.K.H, Feldheim, K.A. and Chapman, D.D. (2020). Species composition of the largest shark fin retail-market in mainland China. Scientific Reports 10(1): 1-10. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-69555-1
    2. Ali, P., Shah, A.A., Hasan, F., Hertkorn, N., Gonsior, M., Sajjad, W. and Chen, F. (2020). A Glacier bacterium produces high yield of cryoprotective exopolysaccharide. Front. Microbiol. 10:3096.
    3. Lee, B.B., Schott, E.J., Behringer, D.C., Bojko, J., Kough, A. and Plough, L.V. (2020). Rapid genetic identification of the Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus and other Callinectes spp. using restriction enzyme digestion and high resolution melt (HRM) assays. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7 | Article 633 doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00633
    4. Chung, J.S. (2020). Hepatopancreas trehalose-6-phosphate synthase modulates carbohydrate levels in the blue crab Callinectes sapidus in feeding and emersion. J. Shellfish Res. 39: 449-459.
    5. Chung, J.S., Christie, A. and Flynn, E. (2020). Molecular cloning of crustacean hyperglycemic hormone (CHH) family members (CHH, molt-inhibiting hormone and mandibular organ-inhibiting hormone) and their expression levels in the Jonah crab, Cancer borealis. 295:113522. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2020.113522.
    6. Cruz-Marrero*, W., Harms-Tuohy, C.A., Appeldoorn, R. and Stevens, B.G. (2020). Comparison of video camera sled with diver surveys for queen conch Lobatus gigas (Linnaeus, 1758) density estimates in the west coast of Puerto Rico. Bulletin of Marine Science. 
    7. Cullen, D.W. and Stevens, B.G. (2020). A brief examination of underwater video and hook-and-line gears for sampling black sea bass (Centropristis striata) simultaneously at 2 Mid-Atlantic sites off the Maryland coast. J. Northw. Atl. Fish. Sci., 51: 1–13. doi:10.2960/J.v51.m725.
    8. Fucich, D. and Chen, F. (2020). Presence of toxin-antitoxin systems in picocyanobacteria and their ecological implications. The ISME Journal,
    9. Garcia-Barcia, L., Argiro, J. Babcock, E.A., Cai, Y., Shea, S.K.H. and Chapman, D.D. (2020) Mercury and arsenic in processed fins from nine of the most traded shark species in the Hong Kong and China dried seafood markets: The potential health risks of shark fin soup. Marine Pollution Bulletin 157: 111281. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111281
    10. Hasenei† A, Kerstetter, D., Horodysky, A.Z. and Brill, R.W. (2020). Physiological limits to inshore invasion of Indo-Pacific lionfish (Pterois spp.); insights from the functional characteristics of their visual system and hypoxia tolerance. Biological Invasions. 22: 2079-2097.
    11. Hoskins-Brown, D. L. (2020). Tales of Landings and Legacies: African-Americans in Georgia’s Coastal Fisheries. Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment. June 2020,
    12. Jung, H., Ventura, T., Chung, J.S., Kim, W., Nam, B., Kong, H.J., Kim, Y., Jeon, M. and Eyun, S. (2020). Twelve quick steps for genome assembly and annotation in the classroom. PLOS Computational Biology. Nov. 2020,
    13. Kellock, C., Cole, C., Penkman, K., Evans, D., Kroger, R., Hintz, C., Hintz, K., Finch, A. and Allison, N. (2020). The role of aspartic acid in reducing coral calcification under ocean acidification conditions. Sci Rep 10, 12797.
    14. Markin, E.L. and Secor, D.H. (2020). Growth of juvenile Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) in response to dual-season spawning and latitudinal thermal regimes. Fishery Bulletin 118:74-86.
    15. Martínez Rivera*, S. and Stevens, B.G. (2020). Embryo development and fecundity of red deep-sea crab, Chaceon quinquedens (Smith, 1879), in the Mid-Atlantic Bight, determined by image analysis. Journal of Crustacean Biology 40(3):230-236.
    16. Martínez-Rivera*, S., Long, W.C. and Stevens, B.G. (2020). Physiological and behavioral sexual maturity of female red deep-sea crabs Chaceon quinquedens (Smith, 1879) (Decapoda: Brachyura: Geryonidae) in the Mid-Atlantic Bight. Journal of Crustacean Biology 40(3):330-340. 10.1093/jcbiol/ruaa007.
    17. Miller, J.A. and Hurst, T.P. (2020). Growth rate, ration, and temperature effects on otolith elemental incorporation. Frontiers in Marine Science. May 2020,
    18. Zhao, M., Behringer, D., Bojko, J., Kough, A., Plough, L., Tavares, C.P.D., Aguilar-Perera, A., Reynoso, O.S., Seepersad, G., Maharaj, O., Sanders, M., Carnales, D., Fabiano, G., Carnevia, D., Freeman, M., Atherley, N., Medero-Hernandez, L. and Schott, E. (2020). Climate and season are associated with prevalence and distribution of trans-hemispheric blue crab reovirus (Callinectes sapidus reovirus 1): Prevalence and distribution of blue crab reovirus”. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 647: 123-133.
    19. Olsen, N.A.* and Stevens. B.G. (2020). Size at maturity, shell conditions, and morphometric relationships of male and female Jonah Crabs Cancer borealis in the Mid-Atlantic Bight. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. October 2020,
    20. Ou, H., Li, M., Wu, S., Jia, L., Hill, R.T. and Zhao, J. (2020). Characteristic microbiomes correlate with polyphosphate accumulation of marine sponges in South China Sea areas. Microorganisms. 8:63.
    21. Redding, S.G., Cooper, L.W., Castonguay, M., Wiernicki, C. and Secor, D.H. (2020). Northwest Atlantic mackerel population structure evaluated using otolith 18O composition.  ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsaa117.
    22. Rothermel, E.R., Balazik, M.T., Best, J.E., Fox, D.A., Gahagan, B.I., Haulsee, D.E., Higgs, A.L., O Brien, M.H.P., Oliver, M.J., Park, I.A. and Secor, D.H. (2020). Comparative migration ecology of striped bass and Atlantic sturgeon in the US Southern Mid-Atlantic Bight flyway. PloS One 15(6): e0234442. DATA: Dryad (
    23. Schweitzer† C., Horodysky, A., Price, A. and Stevens, B. (2020). Impairment indicators for predicting delayed mortality in black sea bass (Centropristis striata) discards within the commercial trap fishery. Conservation Physiology. 8(1): coaa068.
    24. Secor, D.H. O’Brien, M.H.P., Gahagan, B.I., Watterson, J.C. and Fox, D.A. (2020). Differential migration in Chesapeake Bay striped bass. PloS One 15: e0233103.  DATA: Dryad, Dataset,
    25. Stevens, B.G. (2020). The ups and downs of traps: environmental impacts, entanglement, mitigation, and the future of trap fishing for crustaceans and fish, ICES Journal of Marine Science. fsaa135,
    26. Thalmann, H.L., Daly, E.A. and Brodeur, R.D. (2020). Two anomalously warm years in the northern California Current: impacts on early marine Steelhead diet composition, morphology, and potential survival. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. July 2020, DOI: 10.1002/tafs.10244.
    27. Vinagre, A.S., Model, J.F.A., Vogt, E.L., Manara, L.M., Trapp, M., Da Silva, R.S.M. and Chung, J.S. (2020). Diet composition and long-term starvation does not affect crustacean hyperglycemic hormone (CHH) transcription in the burrowing crab Neohelice granulata (Dana, 1851). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 247, 110738
    28. Wang, Z., Lee, Y., Scherr, D., Senger R., Li, Y. and He, Z. (2020). Mitigating nutrient accumulation with microalgal growth towards enhanced nutrient removal and biomass production in an osmotic photobioreactor.  Water Research, 182, 116038
    29. Wenker*, R.P. and Stevens, B.G. (2020). Sea whip coral Leptogorgia virgulata in the Mid-Atlantic Bight: Colony complexity, age, and growth. PeerJ 8:e8372+A3:C9
    30. Wiernicki, C.J., Liang, D., Bailey, H. and Secor, D.H. (2020). The effect of swim bladder presence and morphology on sound frequency detection for fishes. Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture
    31. Zhang, Y., Ye, Y., Ding, W., Mao, X., Li, Y., Gerken, H. and Liu, J. (2020). Astaxanthin Is Ketolated from Zeaxanthin Independent of Fatty Acid Synthesis in Chromochloris zofingiensis. Plant Physiology, 183, 883-897.
    32. Edje, B., Ishaque, A.B. and Chigbu, P. (2020). Spatial and temporal patterns of δ13C and δ15N of suspended particulate organic matter in Maryland Coastal Bays, USA.  Water, 12, 2345; doi:10.3390/w12092345.
    33. Cruz-Marrero*, W., Harms-Tuohy, C.A., Appeldoorn, R.S., Stevens, B.G., Gay, N.C. (2020). Comparison of video camera sled with diver surveys for queen conch Lobatus gigas (Linnaeus, 1758) density estimates in the west coast of Puerto Rico. Bulletin of Marine Science. DOI:10.5343/bms.2019.0087
    34. Cusick, K.D., Polson, S., Durant, G. and Hill, R.T. (2020). Multiple mega-plasmids confer extremely high metal tolerance in Alteromonas strains. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 86:e01831-19.
    35. Kerr, L.A., Whitener, Z.T., Cadrin, S.X., Morse, M.R., Secor, D.H. and Golet. W. (2020). Mixed stock origin of Atlantic bluefin tuna in the U.S. rod and reel fishery (Gulf of Maine) and implications for fisheries management. Fisheries Research 224:
    36. Stipek, C., Santos, R., Babcock, E.A. and Lirman, D. (2020). Modelling the resilience of seagrass communities exposed to pulsed freshwater discharges: A seascape approach. PLoS ONE 15(2): e0229147. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0229147
    37. Tewfik, A., Babcock, E.A. and Phillips, M. (2020). Spiny lobster fisheries status across time and a mosaic of spatial management regimes ICES Journal of Marine Science doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsaa008
    38. "Wolny, J.L., Egerton, T.A., Hankdy, S.M., Stutts, W.L., Smith, J.L., Whereat, E.B., Bachvaroff, T.R., Henrichs, D.W., Cambell, L. and Deeds, J.R. (2020). Characterization of Dinophysis spp. (Dinophyceae, Dinophysiales) from the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Journal of Phycology.

    2017 | 20182019

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    University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Lead Institution)
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    Award numbers: FY 2016 Award #NA16SEC4810007 
    Funding Agency: NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI)
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