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New Articles April 8 - 15

Monday, April 16, 2018
Katherine O'Reilly
Allyn Dodd

New Articles April 9 - 15

Freshwater-specific journals (5): Freshwater Science, Hydrobiologia, Limnology and Oceanography, Limnology and Oceanography Letters, Marine and Freshwater Research

Broad-based journals (4): Nature, Oecologia, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Trends in Ecology and Evolution


Armbruster, C. R., and M. R. Parsek. New insight into the early stages of biofilm formation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


A., D. B., M., B. H., A., del G. P., E., H. S., & Jan, K. A synthesis of carbon dioxide and methane dynamics during the icecovered period of northern lakes. Limnology and Oceanography Letters.

A., de W. H., RaoulMarie, C., Leah, J., N., F. M., Salar, V., Kari, A., … Yan, L. Pipes or chimneys? For carbon cycling in small boreal lakes, precipitation matters most. Limnology and Oceanography Letters.

C., S. A., M., G. K., & P., S. S. Shallow ponds are biogeochemically distinct habitats in salt marsh ecosystems. Limnology and Oceanography.

Dantas, D. D. F., Rubim, P. L., de Oliveira, F. A., da Costa, M. R. A., de Moura, C. G. B., Teixeira, L. H., & Attayde, J. L. Effects of benthivorous and planktivorous fish on phosphorus cycling, phytoplankton biomass and water transparency of a tropical shallow lake. Hydrobiologia.

Climate Science

Caesar, L., S. Rahmstorf, A. Robinson, G. Feulner, and V. Saba. Observed fingerprint of a weakening Atlantic Ocean overturning circulation. Nature.

Thornalley, D. J. R., D. W. Oppo, ... and L. D. Keigwin. Anomalously weak Labrador Sea convection and Atlantic overturning during the past 150 years. Nature.

Community Ecology

Dong, Z., Wang, L., Sun, T., Liu, Q., & Sun, Y. Artificial reefs for sea cucumber aquaculture confirmed as settlement substrates of the moon jellyfish Aurelia coerulea. Hydrobiologia.

Edmunds, P. J. The hidden dynamics of low coral cover communities. Hydrobiologia.

Evolutionary Biology

Christie, M. R., G. G. McNickle, R. A. French, and M. S. Blouin. Life history variation is maintained by fitness trade-offs and negative frequency-dependent selection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Martins, M. J. F., T. M. Puckett, R. Lockwood, J. P. Swaddle, and G. Hunt. High male sexual investment as a driver of extinction in fossil ostracods. Nature.

White, T. E. Illuminating the Evolution of Iridescence. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.

Food Webs

Brown, C. J., M. T. Brett, M. F. Adame, B. Stewart-Koster, and S. E. Bunn. Quantifying learning in biotracer studies. Oecologia.

Freshwater mussels

Bossenbroek, J. M., Burlakova, L. E., Crail, T. C., Karatayev, A. Y., Krebs, R. A., & Zanatta, D. T. Modeling habitat of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) in the lower Great Lakes 25 years after the Dreissena invasion. Freshwater Science.

Bowen, K. L., Conway, A. J., & Currie, W. J. S. Could dreissenid veligers be the lost biomass of invaded lakes? Freshwater Science.

Drew, C. A., Eddy, M., Kwak, T. J., Cope, W. G., & Augspurger, T. Hydrologic characteristics of freshwater mussel habitat: novel insights from modeled flows. Freshwater Science.


Hill, R. A., Weber, M. H., Debbout, R. M., Leibowitz, S. G., & Olsen, A. R. The Lake-Catchment (LakeCat) Dataset: characterizing landscape features for lake basins within the conterminous USA. Freshwater Science.

Molecular Ecology

Andree, K. B., Trigos, S., Vicente, N., Carrasco, N., Carella, F., & Prado, P. Identification of potential recruitment bottlenecks in larval stages of the giant fan mussel Pinna nobilis using specific quantitative PCR. Hydrobiologia.

Banerji, A., Bagley, M., Elk, M., Pilgrim, E., Martinson, J., & Santo Domingo, J. Spatial and temporal dynamics of a freshwater eukaryotic plankton community revealed via 18S rRNA gene metabarcoding. Hydrobiologia.


Higgisson, W., Briggs, S., & Dyer, F. Seed germination of tangled lignum (Duma florulenta) and nitre goosefoot (Chenopodium nitrariaceum) under experimental hydrological regimes. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Li, F., Yang, N., Zhu, L., Xie, Y., Yang, G., Hu, C., … Deng, Z. Competition and facilitation of two wetland macrophytes under different water levels and nutrient-heterogeneous conditions. Freshwater Science.

Qiao, Y., Yang, W., Zhao, Y., Jeelani, N., Xu, L., Zhao, H., … Leng, X. How Spartina alterniflora adapts to a new environment created by embankment reclamation through C-N-P stoichiometry in the coastal wetlands of eastern China. Marine and Freshwater Research.