Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary
Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary
Data Buoy Science

PUBLICATIONS

Gray's Reef Current Publications
(2000 - present)

Auster, P.J., J. Godfrey, A. Watson, A. Paquette, and G. McFall. 2009. Behavior of Prey Links Midwater and Demersal Piscivorous Reef Fishes. Neotropical Icthyology. 7: 109-112. (1429 kb)

Auster, P.J., D. Grenda, J.Godfrey, E. Heupel, S. Auscavitch, and J. Mangiafico. 2011. Behavioral Observations of Lilliputian Piscivores: Young-of-year Sphyraena barracuda at Offshore Sub-tropical Reefs (NW Atlantic Ocean). Southeastern Naturalist, 10/3: 563-569. (152 kb)

Auster, P.J., L. Kracker, V. Price, E. Heupel, G. McFall, and D. Grenda. 2013. Behavior Webs of Piscivores at Subtropical Live-Bottom Reefs. Bulletin of Marine Science, 89(1):377-396. 20 pp. (805 kb)

Balthis, W.L., J.L. Hyland, C. Cooksey, M.H. Fulton, and G. McFall. 2007. Long-Term Monitoring of Ecological Conditions in Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary: Comparison of Soft-Bottom Benthic Assemblages and Contaminant Levels in Sediments and Biota in Spring 2000 and 2005. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 68. 29 pp. (3441 kb)

Barkoukis, A.M. 2006. A Temporal and Spatial Analysis of Fish Trap Catches Within Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, 1993-2005. A thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Science in Environmental Studies at the Graduate School of the College of Charleston. 92 pp. (1376 kb)

Bauer, L.J., M.S. Kendall, and C.F.G. Jeffrey. 2008. Incidence of Marine Debris and its Relationships with Benthic Features in Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, Southeast USA. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 56:402-413. (1391 kb)

Cooksey, C. 2002. Benthic Survey of Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary and Nearby Shelf Waters, Spring 2002. Cruise Report Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 13 pp. (272 kb)

Cooksey, C. 2003. Benthic and Fish Surveys at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, Spring 2003. Cruise Report Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 16 pp. (725 kb)

Cooksey, C. 2004. Spring 2004 Survey of Ecological Conditions of the U.S. South Atlantic Bight. Cruise Report for NOAA Ship Nancy Foster NF-04-08-CL (March 30 - April 11, 2004) Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 12 pp. (441 kb)

Cooksey, C., J. Hyland, W.L. Balthis, M. Fulton, G. Scott, and D. Bearden. 2004. Soft-Bottom Benthic Assemblages and Levels of Contaminants in Sediments and Biota at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary and Nearby Shelf Waters off the Coast of Georgia (2000 and 2001). NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 6. 55 pp. (2601 kb)

Edwards, K.P., J.A. Hare, F.E. Werner and B.O. Blanton. 2006. Lagrangian circulation on the southeast US continental shelf: Implications for larval dispersal and retention. Continental Shelf Research 26:1375-1394. (1162 kb)

Freeman, C.J. and D.F. Gleason. 2010. Chemical defenses, nutritional quality, and structural components in three sponge species: Ircinia felix, I. campana, and Aplysina fulva. Marine Biology,157:1083-1093 (380 kb)

Freeman, C.J. and D.F. Gleason. 2012. Does Concentrating Chemical Defenses within Specific Regions of Marine Sponges Result in Enhanced Protection from Predators? Hydrobiolgia,687:289-297. 9 pp. (270 kb)

Freeman, C.J. 2007. Are Chemical Defenses Allocated Within Sponges to Defend Regions Most at Risk to Predator Attack? A thesis Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of Georgia Southern University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science. 93 pp. (742 kb)

Freeman, C.J., D.F. Gleason, R. Ruzicka, R.W.M. van Soest, A.W. Harvey, and G. McFall. 2007. A Biogeographic Comparison of Sponge Fauna From Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary and Other Hard-Bottom Reefs of Coastal Georgia, U.S.A. Porifera Research: Biodiversity, Innovation, and Sustainability. pp 319-327. (1461 kb)

Freeman, C.J., C.G. Easson, and D.M. Baker 2015. Niche structure of marine sponges from temperate hard-bottom habitats within Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. pp 1-7. (135 kb)

Frick, M.G. and G. McFall. 2007. Self-Grooming by Loggerhead Turtles in Georgia, USA. Marine Turtle Newsletter. 118:15-16. (50 kb)

Garrison, E. 2002. Year-End Summary Report for Research Done in Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary (GRNMS). Report Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 5 pp. (279 kb)

Garrison, E.G., J.C. Hale, C.S. Cameron, and E. Smith. 2015. The archeology, sedimentology and paleontology of Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary and nearby hard bottom reefs along the mid continental shelf of the Georgia Bight. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 5 (2016) 240-262. (1141 kb)

Garrison, E.G., G. McFall, A. Cherkinsky, and S.E. Noakes. 2012. Discovery of a Pleistocene mysticete whale, Georgia Bight (USA). Palaeontologia Electronica. (296 kb)

Garrison, E.G., W. Weaver, S.L. Littman, J.C. Hale and P. Srivastava. 2012. Late Quaternary Paleoecology and Heinrich Events at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, South Atlantic Bight, Georgia. Southeastern Geology. 48(4):165-184 (714 kb)

Garrison, E.G., G. McFall, and S.E. Noakes. 2008. Shallow Marine Margin Sediments, Modern Marine Erosion and the Fate of Sequence Boundaries, Georgia Bight (USA). Southeastern Geology. 45: 127-142. (837 kb)

Gleason, D.F. 2010. New stresses, new strategies: Managing marine protected areas in an age of global environmental change. Current: The Journal of Marine Education 26:35-40. (5981 kb)

Gleason, D.F., A.W. Harvey, and S. P. Vives 2004. A Report of Research Activities in the Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary for Calendar Year 2003. Report Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 14 pp. (272 kb)

Goldberg, N.A., and J.N. Heine 2012. Macroalgae at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, Georgia. Southeastern Naturalist, 11(3):477-486. (464 kb)

Greene, A.K. 2008. Invertebrate Endofauna Associated with Sponge and Octocoral Epifauna at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary off the Coast of Georiga. A thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Marine Biology at the Graduate School of the College of Charleston. 133 pp. (3859 kb)

Hare, J., H. Walsh, K. Marancik, C. Woodley, J. Bemiss and J. Hyland. 2001. Support of Monitoring Activities and Site Characterization at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. Annual Report - FY2001 Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 58 pp. (7353 kb)

Hare, J. A. 2002. Assessing the Potential of the Experimental Oculina Research Reserve to Serve as a Source of Grouper Larvae to Other Reef Habitats on the Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf. Annual Report Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 8 pp. (362 kb)

Hare, J., H. Walsh and K. Marancik. 2002. Cruise Report: FE-02-09-MA (part) and FE-02-10-BL-Leg 1. Cruise Report Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 7 pp. (2396 kb)

Hare, J., H. Walsh and K. Marancik. 2003. Support of Monitoring Activities and Site Characterization at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. Annual Report - FY2002 Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 37 pp. (1962 kb)

Hare, J.A. and H.J. Walsh. 2007. Planktonic Linkages Among marine Protected Areas on the South Florida and Southeast United States Continental Shelves. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64: 1234-1247. (3566 kb)

Hare, J.A., H.J. Walsh, K.E. Marancik, D. Score, G.R. Sedberry, R.O. Parker, Jr., R.W. Mays. In prep. Fish Fauna of Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary and the Implications for Place-Based Management. NOAA Mar. Cons. Ser. (326 kb)

Harris, P.J., G.R. Sedberry, H.S. Meister, and D.M. Wyanski. 2005. A Summary of Monitoring and Tagging Work by the Marine Resources Monitoring and Assessment Program at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary During 2005. Annual Report - FY 2005 Submitted to Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 10 pp. (176 kb)

Hernandez, Jr., F. and J. Hare. 2003. Vertical Distribution Surveys at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary & Assessment of Pelagic Resources at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary: Gear Evaluation. Cruise Report NF-04-03 Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 16 pp. (238 kb)

Hyland, J., C. Cooksey, L. Balthis, G. Scott and D. Bearden. 2001. Survey of Benthic Macroinfauna and Levels of Chemical Contaminants in Sediments and Biota at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. FY01 Annual Report for the 2000-2002 Site Characterization Study of Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 21 pp. (3394 kb)

Hyland, J., C. Cooksey, L. Balthis, M. Fulton and D. Bearden. 2002. Benthic Macroinfaunal Communities and Levels of Chemical Contaminants in Sediments and Biota at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary and Nearby Shelf Waters off the Coast of Georgia. FY02 Annual Report for the 2000-2002 Site Characterization Study of Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 32 pp. (1289 kb)

Hyland, J., C. Cooksey, W.L. Balthis, M. Fulton, D. Bearden, G. McFall, and M. Kendall. 2006. The Soft-bottom Macrobenthos of Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary and Nearby Shelf Waters off the Coast of Georgia, USA. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 330: 307-326 (655 kb)

Kendall, M. S., O. P. Jensen, C. Alexander, D. Field, G. McFall, R. Bohne and M. E. Monaco. 2002. Benthic Mapping Using Sonar, Video Transects, and an Innovative Approach to Accuracy Assessment: A Characterization of Bottom Features on the Georgia Bight. Report Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 30 pp. (1779 kb)

Kendall, M. S., O. P. Jenson, G. McFall, R. Bohne, D. Field, C. Alexander and M. E. Monaco. 2003. Benthic Habitats of Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. Report Submitted to: Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. 17 pp. (704 kb)

Kendall, M.S., O.P. Jensen, C. Alexander, D. Field, G. McFall, R. Bohne, and M.E. Monaco. 2005. Benthic Mapping Using Sonar, Video Transects, and an Innovative Approach to Accuracy Assessment: A Characterization of Bottom Features in the Georgia Bight. Journal of Coastal Research. 21:1154-1165. (5828 kb)

Kendall, M.S. and K.A. Eschelbach. 2006. Boundary Options for a Research Area within Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. Prepared by National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Biogeography Team in cooperation with the National Marine Sanctuary Program. Silver Spring, MD. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 31. 51 pp. (13525 kb)

Kendall, M.S., L.J. Bauer and C.F.G. Jeffrey. 2007. Characterization of the Benthos, Marine Debris and Bottom Fish at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. Prepared by National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Biogeography Team in cooperation with the National Marine Sanctuary Program. Silver Spring, MD. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 50. 82 pp. (4361 kb)

Kendall, M.S., L.J. Bauer, and C.F.G. Jeffrey. 2008. Influence of Benthic Features and Fishing Pressure on Size and Distribution of Three Exploited Reef Fishes from the Southeastern Unites States. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 137:1134-1146. (480 kb)

Kendall, M.S., K.A. Eschelbach, G. McFall, J. Sullivan, and L. Bauer. 2008. MPA Design Using Sliding Windows: Case Study Designating a Research Area. Ocean and Coastal Management. 51: 815-825. (698 kb)

Kendall, M.S. L.J. Bauer, and C.F.G. Jeffrey. 2009. Influence of Hard Bottom Morphology on Fish Assemblages of the Continental Shelf off Georgia, Southeastern USA. Bulletin of Marine Science. 84: 265-286. (549 kb)

Kracker, L.M. 2007. Hydroacoustic surveys: A non-destructive approach to monitoring fish distributions at National Marine Sanctuaries. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 66. 24 pp. (3160 kb)

Kracker, L., M. Kendall, and G. McFall. 2008. Benthic Features as a Determinant for Fish Biomass in Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. Marine Geodesy. 31: 267-280. (3323 kb)

Leal, M.C., C. Ferrier-Pages, R. Calado, M.E. Thompson, M.E. Firscher, and J.C. Nejstgaard. 2013. Coral feeding on microalgae assessed with molecular trophic markers. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.12486. (116 kb)

Leal, M.C., J.C. Nejstgaard, R. Calado, M.E. Thompson, and M.E. Firscher. 2013. Special Issue: Molecula Detection of Tropic Interactions. Molecular assessment of heterotrophy and prey digestion in zooxanthellate cnidarians. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.12496. (516 kb)

Marancik, K.E., L.M. Clough, and J.A. Hare. 2005. Cross-shelf and Seasonal Variation in larval Fish Assemblages on the Southeast United States Continental Shelf off the Coast of Georgia. Fisheries Bulletin. 103: 108-129. (794 kb)

Mathies, N.H., M.B. Ogburn, G. McFall, and S. Fangman. 2014. Environmental interference factors affecting detection range in acoustic telementry studies using fixed receiver arrays. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 495: 27-38. (1,721 kb)

McGovern, J.C., G.R. Sedberry, H.S. Meister and D.M. Wyanski. 2002. A summary of monitoring and tagging work by the Marine Resources Monitoring and Assessment Program at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary during 2002. Report submitted to Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary by Marine Resources Research Institute, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Charleston, SC. (248 kb)

Muñoz, R.C., P.E. Whitfield, and C. A. Buckel. 2011. Summary Report to Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary: Fish and Habitat Community Assessments, August 18-21, 2010. 40 pp (892 kb)

Noakes, S.E., E.G. Garrison, and G.B. McFall. 2009. Underwater Paleontology: Recovery of a Prehistoric Whale Mandible Offshore Georgia. In Diving for Science. Pollock, N.W. ed. Proceeding of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences 28th Symposium, Atlanta, GA. 7 pp (176 kb)

Noakes, S.E., Pyenson, N.D., and McFall, G., 2013. Late Pleistocene gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) offshore Georgia, U.S.A., and the antiquity of gray whale migration in the North Atlantic Ocean. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Vol. 392, pp 502-509. (377 kb)

Nunez, C.V., E.V.R. de Almeida, A.C. Granato, S.O. Marques, K.O. Santos, F.R. Pereira, M.L. Macedo, A.G. Ferreira, E. Hajdu, U.S. Pinheiro, G. Muricy, S. Peixinho, C.J. Freeman, D.F. Gleason, and R.G.S. Berlinck. 2008. Chemical Variability within the Marine Sponge Aplysina fulva. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 36:283-296. (444 kb)

Price, V.E., P.E. Auster and L. Kracker. 2013. Use of High-Resolution DIDSON Sonar to Quantify Attributes of Predation at Ecologically Relevant Space and Time Scales. Marine Technology Society Journal, Volume 47 Number 1. 14 pp. (312 kb)

Reigel, A.M., J.D. Harrison, D.F. Gleason 2015. Tetranucleotide microsatellites for the barnacle Megabalanus coccopoma (Darwin, 1854). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 62:159-163. (100kb)

Reigel, A.M. 2015. The role of artificial structures in facilitating range expansion of the introduced barnacle Megabalanus coccopoma in the southeastern U.S.A. A thesis submitted to the Graduate Faculty of Georgia Southern University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science. 89 pp. (1383 kb)

Ruzicka III, R. R. 2005. Sponge Community Structure and Anti-Predator Defenses on Temperate Reefs of the South Atlantic Bight. A thesis submitted to the Graduate Faculty of Georgia Southern University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science. 84 pp. (665 kb)

Ruzicka, R. and D.F. Gleason. 2008. Latitudinal Variation in Spongivorous Fishes and the Effectiveness of Sponge Chemical Defenses. Oecologia. 154: 785-794. (351 kb)

Ruzicka, R. and D.F. Gleason. 2009. Sponge community structure and anti-predator defenses on temperate reefs of the South Atlantic Bight. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 380: 36-46. (1122 kb)

Sanamyan, K. and D.F. Gleason. 2009. Ascidians of the genus Aplidium Collected on Shallow Hard-bottom Reefs of Coastal Georgia (Atlantic Coast of N. America, U.S.A.) Zootaxa. 2066: 50-58. (747 kb)

Sarmiento, L.V. 2008. Inducible Chemical Defenses in Temperate Reef Sponges of the South Atlantic Bight, USA. A Thesis Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of Georgia Southern University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science. 68 pp. (891 kb)

Seim, H.E., and C.R. Edwards. 2007. Comparison of Buoy-Mounted and Bottom-Moored ADCP Performance at Gray's Reef. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 24: 270-284. (2418 kb)

Wagner, L.M. 2006. Population Genetic Structure of the Temperate Scleractinian Coral, Oculina arbuscula, in Coastal Georgia. A thesis Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of Georgia Southern University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science. 59 pp. (1297 kb)

Walsh, H.J., K.E. Marancik, and J.A. Hare. 2006. Juvenile Fish Assemblages Collected on Unconsolidated Sediments of the Southeast United States Continental Shelf. Fisheries Bulletin. 104: 256-277. (1594 kb)


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