Staff Profile
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Biography

B.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro (Biology, 1969)/ Ph.D., Georgetown University (Ecology, 1993) Research interest in insect ecology, animal-plant interactions, mangrove ecology

Publications

  • Vaslet, Amandine, France, Christine A. M., Baldwin, Carole C. and Feller, Ilka C. (2012). Dietary habits of juveniles of the Mayan cichlid Cichlasoma urophthalmus, in mangrove ponds of an offshore islet in Belize, Central America. Neotropical Ichthyology, 10 (3) , 667-674. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1679-62252012000300021
  • Vaslet, Amandine, Phillips, D. L., France, Christine A. M., Feller, Ilka C. and Baldwin, Carole C. (2012). The relative importance of mangroves and seagrass beds as feeding areas for resident and transient fishes among different mangrove habitats in Florida and Belize: Evidence from dietary and stable-isotope analyses. Journal of experimental marine biology and ecology, 434-435 , 81-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2012.07.024
  • Vogt, Juliane, Skóra, Annegret, Feller, Ilka C., Piou, Cyril, Coldren, Glenn and Berger, Uta. (2012). Investigating the role of impoundment and forest structure on the resistance and resilience of mangrove forests to hurricanes. Aquatic Botany, 97 (1) , 24-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquabot.2011.10.006
  • Chapman, Samantha K. and Feller, Ilka C. (2011). Away-field advantage: mangrove seedlings grow best in litter from other mangrove species. Oikos, 120 (12) , 1880-1888. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19381.x
  • Lovelock, Catherine E., Feller, Ilka C., Adame, Maria Fernanda, Reef, Ruth, Penrose, Helen M., Wei, Lili and Ball, Marilyn C. (2011). Intense storms and the delivery of materials that relieve nutrient limitations in mangroves of an arid zone estuary. Functional Plant Biology, 38 (6) , 514-522. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/FP11027
  • Vaslet, Amandine, France, Christine A. M., Phillips, D. L., Feller, Ilka C. and Baldwin, Carole C. (2011). Stable-isotope analyses reveal the importance of seagrass beds as feeding areas for juveniles of the speckled worm eel Myrophis punctatus (Teleostei: Ophichthidae) in Florida. Journal of Fish Biology, 79 (3) , 692-706. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.03052.x
  • Feller, Ilka C., Lovelock, Catherine E., Berger, U., McKee, Karen L., Joye, S. B. and Ball, M. C. (2010). Biocomplexity in Mangrove Ecosystems. Annual Review of Marine Science, 2 , 395-417. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.marine.010908.163809
  • Reef, Ruth, Ball, Marilyn C., Feller, Ilka C. and Lovelock, Catherine E. (2010). Relationships among RNA : DNA ratio, growth and elemental stoichiometry in mangrove trees. Functional Ecology, 24 (5) , 1064-1072. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2435.2010.01722.x
  • Reef, Ruth, Feller, Ilka C. and Lovelock, Catherine E. (2010). Nutrition of mangroves. Tree Physiology, 30 (9) , 1148-1160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpq048
  • Feller, Ilka C., Lovelock, Catherine E. and Piou, C. (2009). Growth and nutrient conservation in Rhizophora mangle in response to fertilization along latitudinal and tidal gradients. Proceedings of the Smithsonian Marine Science Symposium (345-358) Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press .
  • Lovelock, Catherine E., Ball, Marilyn C., Martin, Katherine and Feller, Ilka C. (2009). Nutrient enrichment increases mortality of mangroves . PLoS Biology, 4 (5) , e5600.
  • Martin, Katherine C., Bruhn, Dan, Lovelock, Catherine E., Feller, Ilka C., Evans, John R. and Ball, Marilyn C. (2009). Nitrogen fertilization enhances water-use efficiency in a saline environment. Plant, Cell and Environment, 33 (3) , 344-357. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3040.2009.02072.x
  • Piou, C., Berger, U. and Feller, Ilka C. (2009). Spatial structure of a leaf-removing crab population in a mangrove of North-Brazil. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 17 (2) , 93-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/$11273-008-9089-3
  • Rodriguez, Wilfrid, Urish, Daniel W., Feller, Ilka C. and Wright, Raymond M. (2009). Relationships Between Frequency of Ground Exposure and Forest Cover in a Mangrove Island Ecosystem . Atoll Research Bulletin, (568) http://dx.doi.org/10.5479/si.00775630.568
  • Urish, Daniel W., Wright, Raymond M., Feller, Ilka C. and Rodriguez, Wilfrid. (2009). Dynamic Hydrology of a Mangrove Island: Twin Cays, Belize. Proceedings of the Smithsonian Marine Science Symposium (473-490) Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press .

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