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New Articles August 20 - 26

Monday, August 27, 2018
Katherine O'Reilly
Allyn Dodd
Kasey Fralick

New Articles August 20 - 26

Freshwater-specific journals (5): Freshwater Biology, Hydrobiologia, Limnology and Oceanography, Marine and Freshwater Research, River Research and Applications

Broad-based journals (6): Ecological Applications, Ecology, Ecology Letters, Oecologia, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Trends in Ecology & Evolution


Greenberg D.A., Palen W.J., Chan K.C., Jetz W. & Mooers A.Ø. Evolutionarily distinct amphibians are disproportionately lost from human-modified ecosystems. Ecology Letters.


Crotty S.M., Sharp S.J., Bersoza A.C., Prince K.D., Cronk K., Johnson E.E., et al. Foundation species patch configuration mediates salt marsh biodiversity, stability and multifunctionality. Ecology Letters.

Grman E., Zirbel C.R., Bassett T. & Brudvig L.A. Ecosystem multifunctionality increases with beta diversity in restored prairies. Oecologia.

Liu J., Cui Y., Li X., Wilsey B.J., Isbell F., Wan S., et al. Reversal of nitrogen-induced species diversity declines mediated by change in dominant grass and litter. Oecologia.

Montag L.F.A.,Leão H., Benone N.L., Monteiro-Júnior C.S., Faria A.P.J., Nicacio G., Ferreira C.P., Garcia D.H.A., Santos C.R.M., Pompeu P.S., Winemiller K.O., & Juen L. Contrasting associations between habitat conditions and stream aquatic biodiversity in a forest reserve and its surrounding area in the Eastern Amazon. Hydrobiologia.


Harjung A., Ejarque E., Battin T., Butturini A., Sabater F., Standler M., & Schelker J. Experimental evidence reveals impact of drought periods on dissolved organic matter quality and ecosystem metabolism in subalpine streams. Limnology and Oceanography.

Jane S.F. & Rose K.C. Carbon quality regulates the temperature dependence of aquatic ecosystem respiration. Freshwater Biology.

Mermillod-Blondin F., Bouvarot M., Déjollat Y., Adrien J., Maire E., Lemoine D., Marmonier P., & Volatier L. Influence of tubificid worms on sediment structure, benthic biofilm and fauna in wetlands: A field enclosure experiment. Freshwater Biology.

Climate Change

Kumagai N.H., García Molinos J., Yamano H., Takao S., Fujii M. & Yamanaka Y. Ocean currents and herbivory drive macroalgae-to-coral community shift under climate warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

McLean E.J., Hinwood J.B., & Williams S.A. Response of a barrier estuary to climate change and river regulation using attractor analysis: Snowy River estuary, Australia. River Research and Applications.

Stump S.M. & Comita L.S. Interspecific variation in conspecific negative density dependence can make species less likely to coexist. Ecology Letters.

Community Ecology

Seibold S., Cadotte M.W., MacIvor J.S., Thorn S. & Müller J. The Necessity of Multitropic Approaches in Community Ecology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.

Experimental Design

Kreyling J., Schweiger A.H., Bahn M., Ineson P., Migliavacca M., Morel-Journel T., et al. To replicate, or not to replicate – that is the question: how to tackle nonlinear responses in ecological experiments. Ecology Letters.


Abbott J.K., Lloyd-Smith P., Willard D. & Adamowicz W. Status-quo management of marine recreational fisheries undermines angler welfare. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Allen L.G., Benseman S.A. & Couffer M. Baby Giants are found at the heads of submarine canyons. Ecology.

Hewavitharane C.A., Pickering T.D., & Mochioka N. Species composition, abundance and seasonal recruitment patterns of freshwater eels (Anguilla spp.) to Viti Levu, Fiji Islands, in the western South Pacific. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Johnston F.D., Allen M.S., Beardmore B., Riepe C., Pagel T., Hühn D., et al. How ecological processes shape the outcomes of stock enhancement and harvest regulations in recreational fisheries. Ecological Applications.

Lennox R.J., Eliason E.J., Havn T.B., Johansen M.R., Thorstad E.B., Cooke S.J., Diserud O.H., Whoriskey F.G., Farrell A.P., & Uglem I. Bioenergetic consequences of warming rivers to adult Atlantic salmon Salmo salar during their spawning migration. Freshwater Biology.

Young O.R., Webster D.G., Cox M.E., Raakjær J., Blaxekjær L.Ø., Einarsson N., et al. Moving beyond panaceas in fisheries governance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Invasive Species

Stringham O.C. & Lockwood J.L. Pet problems: Biological and economic factors that influence the release of alien reptiles and amphibians by pet owners. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Obaza A.K. & Williams J.P. Spatial and temporal dynamics of the overwater structure fouling community in southern California. Marine and Freshwater Research


Mattos, G., Seixas, V. C., & Paiva, P. C. Comparative phylogeography and genetic connectivity of two crustacean species with contrasting life histories on South Atlantic sandy beaches. Hydrobiologia.

Sansom B.J., Bennett S.J., Atkinson J.F., & Vaughn C.C. Longterm persistence of freshwater mussel beds in labile river channels. Freshwater Biology.

Shell T.M. & Collier K.J. Partitioning of macroinvertebrate communities in a large New Zealand river highlights the role of multiple shorezone habitat types. River Research and Applications.


Cannon D.J. & Troy C.D. Observations of turbulence and mean flow in the lowenergy hypolimnetic boundary layer of a large lake. Limnology and Oceanography.

Leech D.M., Pollard A.I., Labou S.G., & Hampton S.E. Fewer blue lakes and more murky lakes across the continental U.S.: Implications for planktonic food webs. Limnology and Oceanography.


Ferraro P.J., Sanchirico J.N. & Smith M.D. Causal inference in coupled human and natural systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Gleick P.H. Transitions to freshwater sustainability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.