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New Articles September 10 – 16

Monday, September 17, 2018
Elizabeth (Bizzy) Berg
Kasey Fralick

New Articles September 10 – 16

Freshwater-specific journals (3): Freshwater Biology,  Limnology and Oceanography, Marine and Freshwater Science

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


Costello M.J., Horton T., & Kroh A. Sustainable Biodiversity Databasing: International, Collaborative, Dynamic, Centralised. Trends in Ecology and Evolution.

Houlahan J.E., Currie D.J., Cottenie K., Cumming G.S., Findlau C.S., Fuhlendorf S.D., Legendre P., Muldavin E.H., Noble D., Russell R., Stevens R.D., Willis T.J., & Wondzell S.M. Negative relationships between species richness and temporal variability are common but weak in natural systems. Ecology.


Sepulveda-Jauregui, A., K. Martinez-Cruz, M. Lau, and P. Casper. Assessment of methane and carbon dioxide emissions in two sub-basins of a small acidic bog lake artificially divided 30 years ago. Freshwater Biology.


Carthey, A. J. R., M. R. Gillings, and D. T. Blumstein. The Extended Genotype: Microbially Mediated Olfactory Communication. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.

Edwards K.F., Kremer C.T., Miller E.T., Osmond M.M., Litchman E., & Klausmeier C.A. Evolutionarily stable communities: a framework for understanding the role of trait evolution in the maintenance of diversity. Ecology Letters.

Paseka R.E. & Grunberg R.L. Allometric and trait‐based patterns in parasite stoichiometry. Oikos.


Arranz I., Hsieh C., Mehner T., & Brucet S. Systematic deviations from linear size spectra of lake fish communities are correlated with predator–prey interactions and lake‐use intensity. Oikos.

Boys, C. A., B. D. Pflugrath, M. Mueller, J. Pander, Z. D. Deng, and J. Geist. Physical and hydraulic forces experienced by fish passing through three different low-head hydropower turbines. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Dodd, J. R., J. D. Bolland, J. Hateley, I. G. Cowx, S. E. Walton, M. E. G. V Cattaneo, and R. A. A. Noble. Upstream passage of adult sea trout (Salmo trutta) at a low-head weir with an Archimedean screw hydropower turbine and co-located fish pass. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Egg, L., J. Pander, M. Mueller, and J. Geist. Comparison of sonar-, camera- and net-based methods in detecting riverine fish-movement patterns. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Joy, M. K., K. J. Foote, P. McNie, and M. Piria. Decline in New Zealand’s freshwater fish fauna: effect of land use. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Prahalad, V., V. Harrison-Day, P. McQuillan, and C. Creighton. Expanding fish productivity in Tasmanian saltmarsh wetlands through tidal reconnection and habitat repair. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Food Webs

Jiménez‐Ramos R., Egea L.G., Vergara J.J., Bouma T.J., & Brun F.G. The role of flow velocity combined with habitat complexity as a top–down regulator in seagrass meadows. Oikos.


Verlinden, M. S., A. Ven, E. Verbruggen, I. A. Janssens, H. Wallander, and S. Vicca. Favorable effect of mycorrhizae on biomass production efficiency exceeds their carbon cost in a fertilization experiment. Ecology.


Goodwell A.E., Kumar P., Fellows A.W., & Flerchinger G.N. Dynamic process connectivity explains ecohydrologic responses to rainfall pulses and drought. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Invasive Species

Kemp, J. S., F. Tang, and D. C. Aldridge. Quantifying invader impact: Applying functional response metrics to a rapidly spreading non-native species. Freshwater Biology.


Benkort, D., S. Plourde, G. Winkler, J. Cabrol, A. Ollier, L.-E. Cope, and F. Maps. Individual-based modeling explains the contrasted seasonality in size, growth, and reproduction of the sympatric Arctic (Thysanoessa raschii) and Nordic krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica) in the St. Lawrence Estuary, eastern Canada. Limnology and Oceanography

Boel M., Brodersen J., Koed A., Baktoft H., & D.M. Post. Incidence and phenotypic variation in alewife alter the ontogenetic trajectory of young‐of‐the‐year largemouth bass. Oikos.

Leong F.W.S., Lam W.N., & Tan H.T.W. A dipteran larva–pitcher plant digestive mutualism is dependent on prey resource digestibility. Oecologia.

Lyu, K., L. Gu, H. Wang, X. Zhu, L. Zhang, Y. Sun, Y. Huang, and Z. Yang. Transcriptomic analysis dissects the mechanistic insight into the Daphnia clonal variation in tolerance to toxic Microcystis. Limnology and Oceanography

McDevitt-Galles, T., and P. T. J. Johnson. Drought attenuates the impact of fish on aquatic macroinvertebrate richness and community composition. Freshwater Biology.

Pakulnicka, J., and A. Zawal. Model of disharmonic succession of dystrophic lakes based on aquatic beetle fauna (Coleoptera). Marine and Freshwater Research.

Ślusarczyk, M., and S. Flis. Light quantity, not photoperiod terminates diapause in the crustacean Daphnia. Limnology and Oceanography

Tuttle-Raycraft, S., and J. D. Ackerman. Does size matter? Particle size vs. quality in bivalve suspension feeding. Freshwater Biology.

Traditional Knowledge

Sloane, D. R., E. Ens, J. Wunungmurra, A. Falk, G. Marika, M. Maymuru, G. Towler, D. Preece, and Yirralka Rangers. Western and Indigenous knowledge converge to explain Melaleuca forest dieback on Aboriginal land in northern Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research.


O’Connor, P. J., and M. A. Cargill. Better Scientific Writing Does Not Need Linguistic Alchemy: Response to Doubleday and Connell 2017. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.