Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2001 Modeling the effect of spatial variation in postlarval supply and habitat structure on recruitment of Caribbean spiny lobster.  1243-1253.
2000 The use of coded microwire tags for mark-recapture studies of juvenile Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus.  510-521.
1997 A test of recruitment limitation and the potential or artificial enhancement of spiny lobster populations in FloridaCanadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 452-463.
1997 Can artificial habitats that mimic natural structures enhance recruitment of Caribbean spiny lobster?Fisheries. 24-27.
1997 Factors affecting the recruitment of juvenile Caribbean spiny lobsters dwelling in macroalgaeBulletin of Marine Science. 3-19.
1995 Cascading disturbances in Florida Bay, USA: cyanobacteria blooms, sponge mortality, and implications for juvenile spiny lobster Panulirus argus.  119-225.
1994 Impact of sponge-shelter loss on juvenile spiny lobsterThe Lobster Newsletter. 2-3.
1994 Impact of sponge-shelter loss on juvenile spiny lobster, Panulirus argus, in Florida Bay: an update.  2-3.
1994 Settlement of spiny lobsters, Panulirus argus in Florida: pattern without predictability.  46-64.
1994 Sponge mass mortality and Hurricane Andrew: catastrophe for juvenile spiny lobsters in south Florida?.  1073.
1994 The duration of the inshore postlarval stage of the spiny lobster Panulirus argus: implications to recruitment.  647.
1992 Are artificial "Witham" surface collectors adequate indicators of Caribbean spiny lobster recruitment?Are artificial "Witham" surface collectors adequate indicators of Caribbean spiny lobster recruitment? Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. 135-136.
1992 Spiny lobster recruitment in south Florida: field experiments and management implicationsProceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. 508-515.
1991 Are artificial "Witham" surface collectors adequate indicators of Caribbean spiny lobster recruitment? Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.  23-28.
1990 Does settlement or juvenile habitat availability regulate juvenile spiny lobster abundance?
1989 Spiny lobster recruitment in South Florida
1988 The effects of siltation on the recruitment of spiny lobsters (Panulirus argus) in south Florida.  331-338.
1986 Factors regulating settlement and microhabitat use by juvenile spiny lobsters, Panulirus argusMarine Ecology Progress Series. 23-30.
1985 Factors influencing habitat selection of young juvenile spiny lobsters, Panulirus argus.  122.
1985 Habitat selection and predation in juvenile spiny lobsters: the importance of the red algae Laurencia.  149.

Books

Year Title
1999 Case for shelter replacement in a disturbed spiny lobster nursery in Florida: why basic research had to come first.  American Fisheries Society.

Chapters

Year Title
2006 Juvenile and adult ecologyLobsters: Biology and Management. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Press.
2001 Puerulus and juvenile ecologySpiny Lobsters: Fisheries and Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Press.
1994 Puerulus and post-puerulus ecologySpiny Lobster Management. Oxford: Blackwell Press.

Grants

  • Management of spiny lobsters in south Florida based on postlarval supply and juvenile dynamics  awarded by Florida Sea Grant 2000 - 2001
  • Variation in postlarval supply and its consequences for recruitment of spiny lobsters in the Florida Keys  awarded by National Undersea Research Program 1998 - 2000
  • “Establishing the importance of postlarval supply to recruitment and management of spiny lobsters in the Florida Keys  awarded by Florida Sea Grant 1998 - 2000
  • Sixth International Lobster Conference and Workshop  awarded by Florida Sea Grant - 2000
  • The future of Florida spiny lobster: developing a predictive model and putting artificial shelters to the acid test  awarded by Florida Sea Grant 1995 - 1997
  • Measuring and modeling the contribution of seagrass habitat to juvenile spiny lobster recruitment in Florida Bay  awarded by Florida Sea Grant - 1997
  • Nursery habitat structure and spiny lobster stocks: research services and modeling  awarded by Florida Department of Environmental Protection 1994 - 1995
  • Limits to the recruitment of spiny lobster, Panulirus argus, in Florida: a field assessment of enhancement techniques  awarded by Florida Sea Grant 1991 - 1993
  • Macroalgal abundance and spiny lobster recruitment in south Florida  awarded by Florida Department of Environmental Protection - 1993
  • Processes regulating spiny lobster recruitment and the potential for stock enhancement II  awarded by Florida Sea Grant - 1993
  • Emergency response funds: Impacts of Hurricane Andrew on epibenthic community structure in Biscayne Bay  awarded by Florida Sea Grant - 1992
  • The impact of the Florida Keys reef tract on spiny lobster recruitment and population biology: contrasts between Panulirus argus and P. guttatus?  awarded by NOAA Undersea Research Program - 1991
  • Life of a Key Lobster  awarded by Earthwatch Foundation - 1990
  • Florida spiny lobster recruitment: project renewal  awarded by Florida Sea Grant 1988 - 1989
  • Spiny lobster recruitment in Florida: settlement, mortality, and stock prediction  awarded by Florida Sea Grant 1987 - 1988