Marine Biodiversity
Principal Investigator


  • Staaterman, Erica R., Ogburn, Matthew Bryan, Altieri, Andrew H., Brandl, Simon J., Whippo, Ross, Seemann, Janina, Goodison, Michael R. and Duffy, James Emmett. (2017). Bioacoustic measurements complement visual biodiversity surveys: preliminary evidence from four shallow marine habitats. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 575 , 207-215.
  • Duffy, James Emmett, Lefcheck, Jonathan S., Stuart-Smith, Rick D., Navarrete, Sergio A. and Edgar, Graham J. (2016). Biodiversity enhances reef fish biomass and resistance to climate change . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113 (22) , 6230-6235.
  • Gamfeldt, Lars, Lefcheck, Jonathan S., Byrnes, Jarrett E. K., Cardinale, Bradley J., Duffy, James Emmett and Griffin, John N. (2015). Marine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: what's known and what's next?. Oikos, 124 (3) , 252-265.
  • Chak, Solomon T. C., Rubenstein, Dustin R. and Duffy, James Emmett. (2015). Social Control of Reproduction and Breeding Monopolization in the Eusocial Snapping Shrimp Synalpheus elizabethae . American Naturalist, 186 (5) , 660-668.
  • Stuart-Smith, Rick, Bates, Amanda E., Lefcheck, Jonathan S., Duffy, James Emmett, Baker, Susan C., Thomson, Russell J., Stuart-Smith, Jemina, Hill, Nicole A., Kininmonth, Stuart J., Airoldi, Laura, Becerro, Mikel A., Campbell, Stuart J., Dawson, Terence P., Navarrete, Sergio A., Soler, German, Strain, Elisabeth M. A., Willis, Trevor J. and Edgar, Graham J. (2015). The potential of trait-based approaches to contribute to marine conservation. Marine Policy, 51 , 148-150.
  • Chak, Solomon Tin Chi, Duffy, James Emmett and Rubenstein, Dustin R. (2015). Reproductive skew drives patterns of sexual dimorphism in sponge-dwelling snapping shrimps. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 282 (1809)
  • Duffy, James Emmett, Reynolds, Pamela L., Boström, Christoffer, Coyer, James A., Cusson, Mathieu, Donadi, Serena, Douglass, James G., Eklöf, Johan S., Engelen, Aschwin H., Eriksson, Britas Klemens, Fredriksen, Stein, Gamfeldt, Lars, Gustafsson, Camilla, Hoarau, Galice, Hori, Masakazu, Hovel, Kevin, Iken, Katrin, Lefcheck, Jonathan S., Moksnes, Per-Olav, Nakaoka, Masahiro, O'Connor, Mary I., Olsen, Jeanine L., Richardson, J. P., Ruesink, Jennifer L., Sotka, Erik E., et al. (2015). Biodiversity mediates top-down control in eelgrass ecosystems: a global comparative-experimental approach. Ecology Letters, 18 (7) , 696-705.
  • Duffy, James Emmett, Ziegler, Shelby L., Campbell, Justin E., Bippus, Paige M. and Lefcheck, Jonathan S. (2015). Squidpops: A Simple Tool to Crowdsource a Global Map of Marine Predation Intensity . PloS One, 10 (11) , 1-17.
  • Lefcheck, Jonathan S., Byrnes, Jarrett E. K., Isbell, Forest, Gamfeldt, Lars, Griffin, John N., Eisenhauer, Nico, Hensel, Marc J. S., Hector, Andy, Cardinale, Bradley J. and Duffy, James Emmett. (2015). Biodiversity enhances ecosystem multifunctionality across trophic levels and habitats . Nature Communications, 6
  • Howard, Jennifer, Babij, Eleanora, Griffis, Roger, Helmuth, Brian, Himes-Cornell, Amber, Niemier, Paul, Orbach, Michael, Petes, Laura, Allen, Stewart, Auad, Guillermo, Auer, Carol, Beard, Russell, Boatman, Mary, Bond, Nicholas, Boyer, Timothy, Brown, David, Clay, Patricia, Crane, Katherine, Cross, Scott, Dalton, Michael, Diamond, Jordan, Diaz, Robert, Dortch, Quay, Duffy, James Emmett, Fauquier, Deborah, et al. (2013). Oceans and Marine Resources in a Changing Climate. Oceanography and Marine Biology Annual Review, 51 , 71-192.
  • Ruckelshaus, M., Doney, S. C., Galindo, H. M., Barry, J. P., Chan, F., Duffy, James Emmett, English, C. A., Gaines, S. D., Grebmeier, J. M., Hollowed, A. B., Knowlton, Nancy, Polovina, Jeffrey J., Rabalais, N. N., Sydeman, W. J. and Talley, L. D. (2013). Securing ocean benefits for society in the face of climate change. Marine Policy, 40 , 154-159.
  • Doney, Scott C., Ruckelshaus, Mary, Duffy, James Emmett, Barry, James, Chan, Francis, English, Chad A., Hines, Heather M., Grebmeier, Jacqueline M., Hollowed, Anne B., Knowlton, Nancy, Polovina, Jeffrey J., Rabalais, Nancy N., Sydeman, William J. and Talley, Lynne D. (2012). Climate Change Impacts on Marine Ecosystems. Annual Review of Marine Science, 4 , 11-37.
  • Hultgren, Kristin M. and Duffy, James Emmett. (2012). Phylogenetic community ecology and the role of social dominance in sponge-dwelling shrimp. Ecology Letters, 15 (7) , 704-713.
  • Hultgren, Kristin M. and Duffy, James Emmett. (2011). Multi-Locus Phylogeny of Sponge-Dwelling Snapping Shrimp (Caridea: Alpheidae: Synalpheus) Supports Morphology-Based Species Concepts. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 31 (2) , 352-360.
  • Douglass, James G., Duffy, James Emmett and Canuel, Elizabeth A. (2011). Food Web Structure in a Chesapeake Bay Eelgrass Bed as Determined through Gut Contents and 13C and 15NIsotope Analysis. Estuaries and Coasts, 34 (4) , 701-711.