Division of Coastal Sciences

Coastal Sciences Student Publications

Bold indicates Coastal Sciences student author.


  1. Fogg, A.Q., N.J. Brown-Peterson, and M.S. Peterson. (2015). Northern Gulf of Mexico lionfish: insights into their reproductive life history. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 67:194-195.
  2. Ennis, B. and M.S. Peterson. (2015). Nekton and macro-crustacean habitat use of Mississippi micro-tidal saltmarsh landscapes. Estuaries and Coasts 38:1399-1413.
  3. Lowe, M.R. and M.S. Peterson. (2015). Relative condition and foraging patterns of nekton from salt marsh habitats arrayed along a gradient of urbanization. Estuaries and Coasts 38:800-812.


  1. Lowe, M.R. and M.S. Peterson. (2014). Effects of coastal urbanization on salt marsh faunal assemblages in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Marine and Coastal Fisheries Dynamics,
    Management, and Ecosystem Science [online serial] 6(1):89-107.
  2. Ennis, B., M.S. Peterson, and T.P. Strange. (2014).  Modeling of inundation characteristics of a microtidal salt marsh, Grand Bay National Research Reserve, Mississippi. Journal of Coastal Research 30(3):635-646.
  3. Clardy, S.D., N.J. Brown-Peterson, M.S. Peterson, and R.T. Leaf. (2014). Age, growth, and reproduction of Southern Kingfish, Menticirrhus americanus: a multivariate comparison of life history in other sciaenids. Fishery Bulletin 112(2-3):178-197.
  4. Fogg, A., M.S. Peterson, and N.J. Brown-Peterson. (2014). Northern Gulf of Mexico lionfish: distribution and reproductive life history trajectories. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 66:206-207.


  1. Havrylkoff, J-M., M.S. Peterson, and W.T. Slack. (2012). Assessment of the seasonal use of the lower Pascagoula river estuary by Gulf sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi) Journal of Applied Ichthyology 28(5):681-686.
  2. Lang, E.T., N.J. Brown-Peterson, M.S. Peterson, and W.T. Slack. (2012). Seasonal and tidally driven reproductive patterns in the saltmarsh topminnow, Fundulus jenkinsi (Evermann 1892). Copeia 2012(3):451-459. (doi:10.1643/CP-10-187).
  3. Lowe, M.R., W. Wu, M.S. Peterson, N.J. Brown-Peterson, W.T. Slack, and P.J. Schofield. (2012). Survival, growth and reproduction of non-native Nile tilapia II. Fundamental niche projections and invasion potential in the northern Gulf of Mexico. PLoS ONE 7(7):e41580.
  4. Grammer, G.L., W.T. Slack, M.S. Peterson, and M.A. Dugo. (2012). Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) establishment in temperate Mississippi, USA: multi-year survival confirmed by otolith ages. Aquatic Invasions 7(3):367-376.


  1. Lang, E.T., M.S. Peterson, and W.T. Slack. (2011). Comparative development of five sympatric coastal fundulids from the northern Gulf of Mexico. Zootaxa 2901:1-18.
  2. Schofield, P.J., M.S. Peterson, M.R. Lowe, N. Brown-Peterson, and W.T. Slack. (2011). Survival, growth and reproduction of nonindigenous Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus Linnaeus, 1758). I. Physiological capabilities to various temperatures and salinities. Marine and Freshwater Research 62:439-449.
  3. Lopez, J.D., M.S. Peterson, J. Walker, G.L. Grammer, and M.S. Woodrey. (2011). Distribution, abundance, and habitat characterization of the Saltmarsh topminnow, Fundulus jenkinsi (Evermann 1892). Estuaries and Coasts 34(1):148-158.


  1. Lang, E.T., G.L. Grammer, S. Manning, and M.S. Peterson. (2010). Spawning and maintaining the Gulf killifish (Fundulus grandis) and the Saltmarsh topminnow (Fundulus jenkinsi) in the laboratory. Belgische Killifish Vereniging, Killi Kontakt 38(4):61-68.
  2. Lopez, J.D., M.S. Peterson, E.T. Lang, and A.M. Charbonnet. (2010). Linking habitat and life history for conservation of the rare saltmarsh topminnow (Fundulus jenkinsi): morphometrics, reproduction, and trophic ecology.  Endangered Species Research 12(2):141-155.
  3. Stricklin, A.G., M.S. Peterson, J.D. Lopez, C.A. May, C.F. Mohrman, and M.S. Woodrey. (2010). Do small, patchy constructed intertidal oyster reefs reduce salt marsh erosion as well as natural reefs?  Gulf and Caribbean Research 22:21-27.


  1. Grammer, G.L., N.J. Brown-Peterson, M.S. Peterson, and B.H. Comyns. (2009). Life history of silver perch (Bairdiella chrysoura, Lacepède 1803) in north-central Gulf of Mexico estuaries. Gulf of Mexico Science 27(1):62-73.
  2. Peterson, M.S. and M.R. Lowe. (2009) Alterations to estuarine and marine habitat quality
    and  fish and invertebrate resources: what have we wrought and where do we go? Proceedings
    of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 61:256-262.
  3. Peterson, M.S. and M.R. Lowe. (2009). Implications of cumulative impacts to estuarine and marine habitat quality for fish and invertebrate resources. Reviews in Fisheries Science 17(4): 505-523.


  1. Partyka, M.L. and M.S. Peterson. (2008). Habitat quality and salt marsh species assemblages along an anthropogenic estuarine landscape. Journal of Coastal Research 24(6):1570-1581.
  2. Dawson-Guynn, K. and M.S. Peterson (2008). Mercury concentration in the Patagonian
    toothfish, Dissostichus eleginoides Smitt 1898, among three distinct stocks. Polar Biology 31(3):269-274.


  1. Peterson, M.S., G.L. Waggy, and S. LeCroy. (2007). Nekton. Pages 197-212 in Grand Bay
    National Estuarine Research Reserve: An Ecological Characterization (Peterson, M.S., G.L.
    Waggy, and M.S. Woodrey, editors). Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Moss Point, Mississippi. 268p.
  2. Waggy, G.L., M.S. Peterson, and B.H. Comyns. (2007). Feeding habits and mouth morphology of young silver perch, Bairdiella chrysoura, from the north-central Gulf of Mexico. Southeastern Naturalist 6(4):743-751.
  3. Peterson, M.S., M.R. Weber, M.L. Partyka, and S.T. Ross. (2007). Integrating in situ quantitative geographic information tools and size-specific laboratory-based growth zones in a dynamic river-mouth estuary. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems17(6):602-618.
  4. McDonald, J.L., M.S. Peterson, and W.T. Slack. (2007). Morphology, density, and spatial patterning of reproductive bowers in an established alien population of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus Linnaeus. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 22(3):461-468.


  1. Peterson, M.S. and M.L. Partyka. (2006). Baseline mapping of the common reed, Phragmites australis, in three coastal Mississippi estuarine basins. Southeastern Naturalist 5(4):747-756.
  2. Peterson, M.S., W.T. Slack, G.L. Waggy, J. Finley, C.M. Woodley, and M.L. Partyka. (2006). Foraging in non-native environments: comparison of Nile tilapia and three co-occurring native centrarchids in invaded coastal Mississippi watersheds. Environmental Biology of Fishes 76: 283-301.
  3. Reed, D.J., M.S. Peterson and B.J. Lezina. (2006). Reducing the effects of dredged material levees on coastal marsh function: sediment deposition and nekton utilization. Environmental Management 37(5):671-685.


  1. Kuhl, A.J., Manning, S and Marius Brouwer, M. 2005 Brain Aromatase in Japanese Medaka (Oryzias latipes): Molecular characterization and role in xenoestrogen induced sex reversal. The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 96: In press
  2. Lotz, J. M., Salazar-A, L., Soto, M. A. 2005. Effect of chronic Taura syndrome virus infection on salinity tolerance of Litopenaeus vannamei Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 65: 75 – 78.
  3. Ogle, J. T., J. T. Lemus, L. C. Nicholson, D. N. Barnes, and J. M. Lotz. 2005. Characterization of an Extensive Zooplankton Culture System Coupled with Intensive Larval Rearing of Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus. Pp. 225 – 244. In C. Lee, P. O’Brien, and N. Marcus (eds) Copepods in Aquaculture. Blackwell Publishing. Ames, Iowa, USA..
  4. Peterson, M.S., W.T. Slack and C.M. Woodley. 2005. The occurrence of non-indigenous Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus) in coastal Mississippi: ties to aquaculture and thermal effluent. Wetlands 25(1):112-121.
  5. Rakocinski, C.F. & D. Drury McCal l. 2005.  Blue crab recruitment as an indicator of nursery habitat value at five inshore locations in Mississippi, USA.  Journal of Shellfish Research.24: 253-259.
  6. Rakocinski, C.F. and G.A. Zapfe. 2005. Chapter 20. Macrobenthic process indicators of estuarine condition. In: Estuarine Indicators S.A. Bortone [ed].  pp. 315-331. CRC Press, Boca Raton.
  7. Waggy, G.L ., N.J. Brown-Peterson, and M.S. Peterson. (2005). Evaluation of the reproductive life history of the Sciaenidae in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea: "greater" versus "lesser" strategies? Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.


  1. Arceo-Carranza, D., J. Franco-Lopez, G.L. Waggy, and R. Chavez-Lopez. 2004. Trophic comparison of two species of needlefish (Belonidae) in the Alvarado Lagoonal System, Veracruz, Mexico. Gulf and Caribbean Research 16:81-88.
  2. Benz, G. W., & S. A. Bullard. 2004. Metazoan parasites and associates of chondrichthyans with emphasis on taxa harmful to captive hosts. In: The husbandry of elasmobranch fishes. Smith, M. F. L., D. I. Warmolts, D. A. Thoney, and R. E. Hueter (eds.). Special Publication No. 16, Ohio Biological Survey, Columbus, OH.
  3. Benz, G. W., R. Hocking, A. Kowunna Sr., S. A. Bullard, J. C. George. 2004. A second species of Arctic shark: Pacific sleeper shark Somniosus pacificus from Point Hope Alaska. Journal of Polar Science 27:250-252.
  4. Blaylock, R. B. , S. A. Bullard & C. M. Whipps. 2004. Kudoa hypoepicardialis n. sp. (Myxozoa: Kudoidae) and associated lesions from the heart of seven perciform fishes in the northern Gulf of Mexico . Journal of Parasitology 90:584-593.
  5. Bullard, S. A., S. M. Dippenaar, E. R. Hoffmayer, & G. W. Benz. 2004. New locality records for Dermophthirius carcharhini MacCallum, 1926 (Monogenea: Microbothriidae) and D. maccallumi Watson and Thorson, 1976 and a list of hosts and localities for species of Dermophthirius MacCallum, 1926. Comparative Parasitology 71(1):78-80.
  6. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2004. Two new species of Cardicola Short, 1952 (Digenea: Sanguinicolidae) from the heart of drums (Sciaenidae) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Parasitology 90(1):128-136.
  7. Bullard, S. A., R. Goodwin, R. Goldstein, & R. M. Overstreet. 2004. Cardicola forsteri (Digenea: Sanguinicolidae) from the heart of a northern bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus (Scombridae), in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Comparative Parasitology 71(2):245-246.
  8. Bullard, S. A., R. Payne, & J. S. Braswell. 2004. New genus with two new species of capsalid monogeneans from dasyatids in the Gulf of California. Journal of Parasitology 90(6):1,412-1,427.
  9. Frasca, S. Jr., V. L. Kirsipuu, S. Russell, S. A. Bullard, & G. W. Benz.2004.Opercular lesions in black drum (Pogonias cromis) associated with infections of the sea louse Sciaenophilus tenuis (Copepoda: Caligidae). Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 34(2):115-127.
  10. Foster, J. M., B. P. Thoma & R. W. Heard. 2004. Stomatopoda (Crustacea: Malacostraca) from the inshore waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico ( Suwannee River, FL to Port Aransas, TX).–Gulf and Caribbean Research 16:49-58.
  11. Foster, J. M., R. W. Heard & D. Knott. 2004. Northern range extensions for Caprella acuara Templeton, 1836 (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Caprellidae on the Florida Gulf coast and in South Carolina.– Gulf and Caribbean Research 16(1):65-69
  12. Foster, J. M. , B. P. Thoma & R. W. Heard. 2004. Range extensions and review of the caprellid amphipods (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Caprellidae) from the shallow coastal waters from the Suwannee River, Flrida, kjto Port Aransas, Texas, with an illustrated key.– Gulf and Caribbean Research 16(2): 161-175.
  13. Gallardo-Torres, A., J.A. Martinez-Perez & B.J. Lezina. 2004. reproductive structures and early life history of the Gulf toadfish, Opsanus beta, in the Tecolutla estuary, Veracruz, Mexico. Gulf and Caribbean Research 16:109-114.
  14. Geter, D.R., R.N. Winn, J.W. Fournie, M.B. Norris, A.B. DeAngelo & W.E. Hawkins. 2004. Methylazoxymethanol-acetate (MAMAc), but not MX, induces mutations in the cII transgenic medaka (Oryzias latipes). Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health 67:373-383.
  15. J. T. Lemus, J. T. Ogle, and J. M. Lotz. 2004 Increasing Production of Copepod Nauplii in a Brown-Water Culture with Supplemental Feeding and Increased Harvest Levels. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 66: 169-176.
  16. Overstreet, R. M. & S. S. Curran. 2004. Defeating diplostomoid dangers in USA catfish aquaculture. Folia Parasitologica 51(2/3): 153-165.
  17. Peterson, M.S., W.T. Slack, N.J. Brown-Peterson & J.L. McDonald. 2004. Reproduction in non-native environments: establishment of the Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus in coastal Mississippi watersheds. Copeia 2004(4): 842-849
  18. Vincent, A.G., V. M. Breland & J.M. Lotz. 2004. Experimental infection of Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) with necrotizing hepatopancreatitis (NHP) bacterium by per os exposure. Disease of Aquatic Organisms 61: 227 - 233.


  1. Bullard, S. A., R. Hocking, R. J. Goldstein, & J. Jewell. 2003. A new locality record and three new host records for Neobenedenia melleni (Monogenea: Capsalidae). Gulf and Caribbean Research 15:1-4.
  2. Bullard, S. A. & S. M. Dippenaar. 2003. Branchotenthes robinoverstreeti gen. and sp. n. (Monogenea: Hexabothriidae) from gill filaments of the bowmouth guitarfish, Rhina ancylostoma (Rhynchobatidae), in the Indian Ocean. Journal of Parasitology 89(3):595-601.
  3. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2003. Elaphrobates euzeti gen. and sp. n. (Digenea : Sanguinicolidae) from snappers (Lutjanidae) in the Gulf of Mexico. In Taxonomie, écologie et évolution des métazoaires parasites. Taxonomy, ecology and evolution of metazoan parasites. (Livre hommage à Louis Euzet). Tome 1. Combes C & Jourdane J (eds) 2003, PUP Perpignan:97-113.
  4. Curran, S. S., C. K. Blend & R. M. Overstreet. 2003. Anaporrhutum euzeti sp. n. (Gorgoderidae : Anaporrhutinae) from rays in the Gulf of California, Mexico. In Taxonomy, Ecology and Evolution of Metazoan Parasites (Livre Hommage à Louis Euzet), Tome I, edited by C. Combes and J. Jourdane. Les Presses Universitaires de Perpignan. Perpignan, France, 225-234
  5. Geter, D. R., J. W. Fournie, M. H. Brouwer, A. B. DeAngelo & W. E. Hawkins 2003 p -Nitrophenol and glutathione response in medaka (Oryzias latipes) exposed to MX, a drinking water carcinogen. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C 134: 353–364
  6. Karels, A.A., S. Manning, T. H Brouwer & M. Brouwer. 2003Reproductive effects of estrogenic and antiestrogenic chemicals on sheepshead minnow (Cyprinodon variegatus). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22: 855-865.
  7. Karels, A.A. & M.Brouwer. 2003. Cloning, sequencing and phylogenetic classification of an estrogen receptor " subtype of sheepshead minnow (Cyprinodon variegatus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 135: 263 – 272.
  8. Knight, J., K. Larsen, & R. W. Heard. 2003. A new genus and species, Tumidochelia randyi, from the Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 116(2):497-502.
  9. Peterson, M.S., G.L. Fulling & C.M. Woodley. 2003. Status and habitat characteristics of the saltmarsh topminnow, Fundulus jenkinsi (Evermann), in eastern Mississippi and western Alabama coastal bayous. Gulf and Caribbean Research 15:51-59
  10. Woodley, C.M. & M.S. Peterson. 2003. Measuring responses to simulated predation threat using behavioral and physiological metrics: the role of aquatic vegetation. Oecologia 136(1):155-160.
  11. Soto, M.A. & J. M. Lotz. 2003. Transmission, virulence, and recovery coefficients of white spot syndrome virus and Taura syndrome virus infections in Litopenaeus vannamei (Kona stock). Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 15: 48 - 54.


Brouwer, M., Syring, R., Brouwer, T.H. 2002 Role of a copper-specific metallothionein of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, in copper metabolism associated with degradation and synthesis of hemocyanin. J. Inorg. Biochem. 88: 228-239.

Cass-Calay, S. L. & M. Bahnick. 2002. Status of the yellowedge grouper fishery in the Gulf of Mexico. Sustainable Fisheries Division Contribution No. SFD-02/03-172. National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Miami, FL.

Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2002. Potential pathological effects of blood flukes (Digenea: Sanguinicolidae) on pen-reared marine fishes. Proceedings of the 53 rd Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute: pages 10-25.

Benz, G. W., S. A. Bullard, & A. D. M. Dove. 2002. Metazoan parasites of fishes: Synoptic information for aquarists. Proceedings of the Meeting of the American Zoologists and Aquarists, Chattanooga, TN.

Foster, J. M. & R. W. Heard. 2002. Ameroculodes miltoni, a new species of estuarine amphipod (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Peracarida: Oedicerotidae), from the southeastern United States.-Zootaxa 28:1-12.

Heard, R. W., R. M. Overstreet, & J. M. Foster. 2002. Records and observations on the distribution and ecology of hydrobiid snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Rissooidea) in the St. Andrew Bay System, Florida 1978. Gulf and Caribbean Research 14:13-34.

Lemus, J.T., J.T. Ogle. & J.M. Lotz. 2002. Extensive copepod culture using a highly nutritious natural water source. World Aquaculture 33: 60-62.

Lotz, J. M. & M. A. Soto. 2002. Model of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) epidemics in Litopenaeus vannamei. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 50: 199-209.

Pederson, E.J. and M.S. Peterson (2002). Bryozoa as an ephemeral estuarine habitat and a larval transport mechanism for mobile benthos and young fishes in the north-central Gulf of Mexico. Marine Biology 140(5):935-947.

Rakocinski, C.F., B.H. Comyns, M.S. Peterson & G.A. Zapfe. 2002.  Field growth responses of juvenile white trout ( Cynoscion arenarius) to continuous variation in physical habitat conditions. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 53: 623-635.

Soto, M. A., V.R. Shervette & J. M. Lotz. 2002. Susceptibility of Litopenaeus vannamei and Farfantepenaeus duorarum to white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) and infection of Menippe adina with WSSV. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 53:38 - 45.

Wheeler, K. , C. C. Stark, & R. W. Heard. 2002. A preliminary study of the summer feeding habits of juvenile Florida pompano (Trachinotus carolinus) for open and protected beaches of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. pp 660-673.

Woodley, C.M ., W.T. Slack, M.S. Peterson & W.C. Vervaeke. (2002). Occurrence of the non-indigenous prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii (deMan 1879) in Simmons Bayou, Mississippi, U.S.A. Crustaceana 75(8):1025-1031.


  1. Benz, G. W., B. E. Smith, & S. A. Bullard. 2001. Kroyerina deetsorum n. sp. (Copepoda: Kroyeriidae) from the olfactory sacs of Atlantic sharpnose sharks (Rhizoprionodon terraenovae) captured in the Gulf of Mexico and Northwestern Atlantic and first report of copepodids representing Kroyeriidae. Journal of Parasitology 87(6):1279-1290.
  2. Cheek, A.O., Brouwer, T.H., Carroll, S.G., Manning, S., Brouwer, M., and J.A. McLachlan, J.A. 2001. Developmental Exposure to Anthracene and Estradiol Alters Reproductive Success in Medaka (Oryzias latipes). Environmental Sciences 8: 31-45
  3. Cheek, A.O., Brouwer, T.H., Carroll, S., Manning, S., McLachlan, J.A., and Brouwer, M. 2001. Experimental evaluation of vitellogenin as a predictive biomarker for reproductive disruption. Environ. Health Perspect. 109: 681-690.
  4. Bullard, S. A., S. Frasca, & G. W. Benz. 2001. Gill lesions associated with Erpocotyle tiburonis (Monogenea: Hexabothriidae) on wild and aquarium-held bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo). Journal of Parasitology 87(5):972-977.
  5. Lotz, J. M., J. Davidson & M.A. Soto. 2001. Two approaches to epidemiology in shrimp aquaculture disease control. Pp 155 – 161. In C. Browdy and D. Jory (eds). The New Wave, Proceedings of the Special Session on Sustainable Shrimp Culture. Aquaculture 2001. The World Aquaculture Society, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
  6. Soto, M. A., V. Shervette & J. M. Lotz. 2001. Transmission of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) to Litopenaeus vannamei from infected cephalothorax, abdomen, or whole shrimp cadaver. Disease of Aquatic Organisms. 45: 81-87.
  7. Soto, M.A. and J. M. Lotz. 2001. Epidemiological Parameters of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) infections in Litopenaeus vannamei and L. setiferus. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 78: 9-15.


  1. Brouwer, M., Hoexum Brouwer, T., and Syring, R.A. 2000Novel forms of copper-metallothionein and antioxidant defense enzymes in crustacea that use copper for oxygen transport. MarineEnvironm. Research 50: 103-106.
  2. Bullard, S. A., G. W. Benz, & J. S. Braswell. 2000. Dionchus postoncomiracidia (Monogenea: Dionchidae) from skin of blacktip sharks, Carcharhinus limbatus (Carcharhinidae). Journal of Parasitology 86(2):245-250.
  3. Bullard, S. A. & R. M. Overstreet. 2000. Calicotyle californiensis n. sp. and Calicotyle urobati n. sp. (Monogenea: Calicotylinae) from elasmobranchs in the Gulf of California. Journal of Parasitology 86(5):939-944.
  4. Bullard, S. A., G. W. Benz, R. M. Overstreet, E. H. Williams, Jr., & J. Hemdal. 2000. Six new host records and an updated list of wild hosts for Neobenedenia melleni (McCallum, 1927) (Monogenea: Capsalidae). Comparative Parasitology 67(2):190-196.
  5. Bullard, S. A., S. Frasca, Jr., & G. W. Benz. 2000. Skin lesions caused by Dermophthirius penneri (Monogenea: Microbothriidae) on wild-caught blacktip sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus). Journal of Parasitology 86(3):618-622.
  6. Benz, G. W., Z. Kabata, & S. A. Bullard. 2000. Margolisius abditus n. gen., n. sp. (Copepoda: Lernaeopodidae) from gill lamellae of a remora (Remora remora) collected in the Gulf of California. Journal of Parasitology 86(2):241-244.
  7. Rakocinski, C.F., S.E. LeCroy, J.A. McClelland & R.W. Heard. 2000.  Possible sustained effects of hurricanes Opal and Erin on the macrobenthos of nearshore habitats within the Gulf Islands National Seashore. Gulf and Caribbean Research 12:17-28.
  8. Syring, R.A., Hoexum Brouwer, T., and Brouwer, M. 2000. Cloning and sequencing of cDNAs encoding for a novel copper-specific metallothionein and two cadmium-inducible metallothioneins from the blue crab Callinectes sapidus. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. Part C 125: 325-332.