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New Articles : January 14 - 20

Monday, January 21, 2019
Elizabeth (Bizzy) Berg
Whitney Beck

New Articles January 14 - 20


Wang, S., U. Brose, D. Gravel. Intraguild predation enhances biodiversity and functioning in complex food webs. Ecology.

Climate Change

Cheng, L., J. Abraham, Z. Hausfather, K. E. Trenberth. How fast are the oceans warming? Science.

Coral Reefs

Arafeh-Dalmau, N., C. Linares, B. Hereu, H. Caceres-Escobar, D. Biggs, H. Possingham. Protect Catalonia's corals despite politics. Science.

Marlow, J., A. Haris, and J. Bell. Importance of philopatry and hydrodynamics in the recruitment of bioeroding sponges on Indonesian coral reefs. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Data Management

Clare, J. D. J., P. A. Townsend, C. Anhalt-Depies, C. Locke, J. L. Stenglein, S. Frett, K. J. Martin, A. Singh, T. R. Van Deelen, B. Zuckerberg. Making inference with messy (citizen science) data: when are data accurate enough and how can they be improved? Ecological Applications.


Ashton, L. A., H. M. Griffiths, C. L. Parr, T. A. Evans, R. K. Didham, F. Hasan, Y. A. Teh, H. S. Tin, C. S. Vairappan, P. Eggleton. Termites mitigate the effects of drought in tropical rainforest. Science.


Linke, S., and J.-A. Deretic. Ecoacoustics can detect ecosystem responses to environmental water allocations. Freshwater Biology.


Hayduk, J. L., S. D. Hacker, J. S. Henderson, and F. Tomas. Evidence for regional-scale controls on eelgrass (Zostera marina) and mesograzer community structure in upwelling-influenced estuaries. Limnology and Oceanography.


Gajdzik, L., R. Aguilar-Medrano, B. Frederich. Diversification and functional evolution of reef fish feeding guilds. Ecology Letters.


Barbut, L., C. Groot Grego, S. Delerue-Ricard, S. Vandamme, F. A. M. Volckaert, and G. Lacroix. How larval traits of six flatfish species impact connectivity. Limnology and Oceanography.

Fletcher, C. M., S. F. Collins, M. A. Nannini, and D. H. Wahl. Competition during early ontogeny: Effects of native and invasive planktivores on the growth, survival, and habitat use of bluegill. Freshwater Biology.

Keyler, T. D., B. G. Matthias, and T. R. Hrabik. Siscowet lake charr (Salvelinus namaycush siscowet) visual foraging habitat in relation to daily and seasonal light cycles. Hydrobiologia.

Miyamoto, K., and H. Araki. Effects of water depth and structural complexity on survival and settlement of white-spotted charr (Salvelinus leucomaenis). Hydrobiologia.

Pauly, D. Female fish grow bigger- Let's deal with it. Trends in Ecology and Evolution.

Wellemeyer, J. C., J. S. Perkin, M. L. Jameson, K. H. Costigan, and R. Waters. Hierarchy theory reveals multiscale predictors of Arkansas darter (Etheostoma cragini) abundance in a Great Plains riverscape. Freshwater Biology.

Wolter, C., and C. Schomaker. Fish passes design discharge requirements for successful operation. River Research and Applications.

Food Webs

Dunn, R. P., K. A. Hovel. Experiments reveal limited top‐down control of key herbivores in southern California kelp forests. Ecology.

Kivilä, E. H., T. P. Luoto, M. V Rantala, M. Kiljunen, M. Rautio, and L. Nevalainen. Environmental controls on benthic food web functions and carbon resource use in subarctic lakes. Freshwater Biology.


van Haren, H. Turbulent convection and high-frequency internal wave details in 1-m shallow waters. Limnology and Oceanography.

Invasive Species

McDowell, W. G., and J. E. Byers. High abundance of an invasive species gives it an outsized ecological role. Freshwater Biology.


Baillie, B. R., B. J. Hicks, I. D. Hogg, M. R. van den Heuvel, and M. O. Kimberley. Debris dams as habitat for aquatic invertebrates in forested headwater streams: a large-scale field experiment. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Bellingan, T. A., S. Hugo, D. J. Woodford, J. Gouws, M. H. Villet, and O. L. F. Weyl. Rapid recovery of macroinvertebrates in a South African stream treated with rotenone. Hydrobiologia.


Cimatoribus, A. A., U. Lemmin, and D. A. Barry. Tracking lagrangian transport in lake geneva: A 3D numerical modeling investigation. Limnology and Oceanography.

Li, W., and B. Qin. Dynamics of spatiotemporal heterogeneity of cyanobacterial blooms in large eutrophic Lake Taihu, China. Hydrobiologia.


Li, W., H. Fu, Y. Li, W. Nie, G. Yuan, G. Gao, H. Fan, and J. Zhong. Effects of nutrient enrichment and Bellamya aeruginosa (Reeve) presence on three submerged macrophytes. Hydrobiologia.


Curnick. D. J., N. Pettorelli, A. A. Amir, T. Balke, E. B. Barbier, S. Crooks, F. Dahdouh-Guebas, C. Duncan, C. Endsor, D. A. Friess, A. Quarto, M. Zimmer, S. Y. Lee. The value of small mangrove patches. Science.

Van der Stocken, T, D. Carroll, D. Menemenlis, M. Simard, N. Koedam. Global-scale dispersal and connectivity in mangroves. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Metal Contamination

Krause, K. P., C.-L. Wu, M. L. Chu, and J. H. Knouft. Fish assemblage–environment relationships suggest differential trophic responses to heavy metal contamination. Freshwater Biology.

Microbial Ecology

Chen, S., G. L. Chmura, Y. Wang, D. Yu, D. Ou, B. Chen, Y. Ye, and G. Chen. Benthic microalgae offset the sediment carbon dioxide emission in subtropical mangrove in cold seasons. Limnology and Oceanography.

Cuellar-Gempeler, C., M. A. Leibold. Key colonist pools and habitat filters mediate the composition of fiddler crab‐associated bacterial communities. Ecology.

Lindsay, M. R., R. E. Johnston, B. K. Baxter, E. S. Boyd. Effects of salinity on microbialite‐associated production in Great Salt Lake, Utah. Ecology.


Benelli, S., M. Bartoli, M. Zilius, I. Vybernaite-Lubiene, T. Ruginis, D. Vaiciute, J. Petkuviene, and E. A. Fano. Stoichiometry of regenerated nutrients differs between native and invasive freshwater mussels with implications for algal growth. Freshwater Biology.


Bretherton, L., A. J. Poulton, T. Lawson, N. Rukminasari, C. Balestreri, D. Schroeder, C. Mark Moore, and D. J. Suggett. Day length as a key factor moderating the response of coccolithophore growth to elevated pCO2. Limnology and Oceanography.

Diniz, A. S., J. S. Severiano, M. Melo Júnior, Ê. W. Dantas, and A. N. Moura. Phytoplankton–zooplankton relationships based on phytoplankton functional groups in two tropical reservoirs. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Franch-Gras, L., E. Tarazona, E. M. García-Roger, M. J. Carmona, A. Gómez, and M. Serra. Rotifer adaptation to the unpredictability of the growing season. Hydrobiologia.

Görgényi, J., B. Tóthmérész, G. Várbíró, A. Abonyi, E. T-Krasznai, V. B-Béres, and G. Borics. Contribution of phytoplankton functional groups to the diversity of a eutrophic oxbow lake. Hydrobiologia.

Merrick, A. M., and C. L. Searle. Combined effects of salinity and infectious disease on Daphnia dentifera at multiple scales. Freshwater Biology.

Moody, E. K., and G. M. Wilkinson. Functional shifts in lake zooplankton communities with hypereutrophication. Freshwater Biology.

Nandini, S., P. Ramírez-García, S. S. S. Sarma, and R. A. Gutierrez-Ochoa. Planktonic indicators of water quality: A case study in the Amacuzac River Basin (State of Morelos, Mexico). River Research and Applications.

Polar Aquatic Ecology

Ronowicz, M., Á. L. Peña Cantero, B. Mercado Casares, P. Kukliński, and J. J. Soto Àngel. Assessing patterns of diversity, bathymetry and distribution at the poles using Hydrozoa (Cnidaria) as a model group. Hydrobiologia.

Stokstad, E. Flotilla launches large survey of Antarctic krill. Science.


Fraaije, R. G. A., C. Poupin, J. T. A. Verhoeven, M. B. Soons. Functional responses of aquatic and riparian vegetation to hydrogeomorphic restoration of channelized lowland streams and their valleys. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Gemeinhardt, T. R., N. J. C. Gosch, A. P. Civiello, N. J. Chrisman, H. H. Shaughnessy, T. L. Brown, J. M. Long, and J. L. Bonneau. The influence of depth and velocity on age-0 Scaphirhynchus sturgeon prey consumption: Implications for aquatic habitat restoration. River Research and Applications.


Wang, M., S. Wang, G. Wang, and M. Jiang. Importance of tussocks in supporting plant diversity in Carex schmidtii Meinsh. wetlands. Marine and Freshwater Research.