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Gray, M.W., D. Pinton, A. Canestrelli, P. Marcum, N. Dix, D. Kimbro, R. Grizzle. 2021. Beyond residence time: quantifying factors that drive the spatially explicit filtration of a “pristine” oyster population. bioRxiv. PDF


Peacor, S.D., B.T. Barton, D.L. Kimbro, A. Sih, M.J. Sheriff. 2020. A framework and standardized terminology to facilitate the study of predation-risk effects. Ecology 101(12). PDF

Kimbro, D.L., C.D. Stallings, J.W. White. 2020. Diminishing returns in habitat restoration by adding biogenic materials: a test using estuarine oysters and recycled oyster shell. Restoration Ecology 28(6). PDF

Kimbro, D.L., A.E. Scherer, J.E. Byers, J.H. Grabowski, A.R. Hughes, M.F. Piehler, D.L. Smee. 2020. Environmental gradients influence biogeographic patterns of nonconsumptive predator effects on oysters. Ecosphere 11(10). PDF

Kimbro, D.L., H.G. Tillotson, J.W. White. 2020. Environmental forcing and predator consumption outweigh the nonconsumptive effects of multiple predators on oyster reefs. Ecology 101(7). PDF


Grabowski, J.H., T.C. Gouhier, J.E. Byers, L.F. Dodd, A.R. Hughes, M.F. Piehler, and D.L. Kimbro. 2019. Regional environmental variation and local species interactions influence biogeographic structure on oyster reefs. Ecology 101(2). PDF

Hughes, A. R., T. C. Hanley, J. E. Byers, J. H. Grabowski, T. McCrudden, M. F. Piehler, and D. L. Kimbro. 2019. Genetic diversity and phenotypic variation within hatchery-produced oyster cohorts predict size and success in the field. Ecological Applications 00(00):e01940. PDF

Hanley, T.C., J.W. White, C.D. Stallings, D.L. Kimbro. 2019. Environmental gradients shape the combined effects of multiple parasites on oyster hosts in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series 612, 111-125. PDF

Pusack, T. J., D. L. Kimbro, J. W. White, C. D. Stallings. 2019. Predation on oysters is inhibited by intense or chronically mild, low salinity events. Limnology and Oceanography 9999, 1-12. PDF


Kimbro, D. L., J. W. White, E. D. Grosholz. 2018. The dynamics of open populations: integration of top-down, bottom-up and supply-side influences on intertidal oysters. Oikos. PDF

Booth, H. S., T. J. Pusack, J. W. White, C. D. Stallings, D. L. Kimbro. 2018. Intraspecific predator inhibition, not a prey size refuge, enables oyster population persistence during predator outbreaks. Marine Ecology Progress Series 602, 155-167. PDF

Pusack, T. J., J. W. White, H. G. Tillotson, D. L. Kimbro, C.D. Stallings. 2018. Size-dependent predation and intraspecific inhibition of an estuarine snail feeding on oysters. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 501, 74-82. PDF

Rogers, T. L., T. C. Gouhier, D. L. Kimbro. 2018. Temperature dependency of intraguild predation between native and invasive crabs. Ecology 99(4), 885-895. PDF


Gribben P. E., D. L. Kimbro, A. Verges, T. C. Gouhier, S. Burrell, R. G. Garthwin, M. L. Cagigas, Y. Tordoff, A. G. B. Poore. 2017. Positive and negative interactions control a facilitation cascade. Ecosphere 8(12). PDF

Kimbro, D. L., J. W. White, H. Tillotson, N. Cox, M. Christopher, O. Stokes-Cawley, S. Yuan, T. J. Pusack, C. D. Stallings. 2017. Local and regional stressors interact to drive a salinization-induced outbreak of predators on oyster reefs. Ecosphere 8(11). PDF

Hanley, T. C., D. L. Kimbro, A. R. Hughes. 2017. Stress and subsidy effects of seagrass wrack duration, frequency, and magnitude on salt marsh community structure. Ecology 98(7), 1884-1895. PDF

Kimbro, D. L., J. H. Grabowski, A. R. Hughes, M. F. Piehler, J. W. White. 2017. Nonconsumptive effects of a predator weaken then rebound over time. Ecology 98(3), 656-667. PDF

Hughes, A. R., T. C. Hanley, J. E. Byers, J. H. Grabowski, J. C. Malek, M. F. Piehler, D. L. Kimbro. 2017. Genetic by environmental variation but no local adaptation in oysters (Crassostrea virginica). Ecology and Evolution 7(2), 697-709. PDF

Gehman, A. L. M., J. H. Grabowski, A. R. Hughes, D. L. Kimbro, M. F. Piehler, J. E. Byers. 2017. Predators, environment and host characteristics influence the probability of infection by an invasive castrating parasite. Oecologia 183(1), 139-149. PDF


Wasson, K., B.B. Hughes, J.S. Berriman, A.L. Chang, A.K. Deck, P.A. Dinnel, C. Endris, M. Espinoza, S. Dudas, M.C. Ferner, E.D. Grosholz, D. Kimbro, J.L. Ruesink, A.C. Trimble, D.V. Schaaf, C.J. Zabin, D.C. Zacherl. 2016. Coast-wide recruitment dynamics of Olympia oysters reveal limited synchrony and multiple predictors of failure. Ecology 97(12), 3503-3516. PDF

Feng, D., E. Beighley, R. Hughes, D. Kimbro. 2016. Spatial and temportal variations in eastern US hydrology: responses to global climate variability. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 52(5), 1089-1108. PDF

Hughes, A. R., F. R. Schenck, J. Bloomberg, T. C. Hanley, D. Feng, T. C. Gouhier, R. E. Beighley, D. L. Kimbro. 2016. Biogeographic gradients in ecosysyem processes of the invasive ecosystem engineer Phragmites australis. Biological Invasions 18(9), 2577-2595. PDF

Hanley, T. C., A. R. Hughes, B. Williams, H. Garland, D. L. Kimbro. 2016. Effects of intraspecific diversity on survivorship, growth, and recruitment of the eastern oyster across sites. Ecology 97(6), 1518-1529. PDF


Rogers, T. L., D. L. Kimbro. 2015. Causes and consequences of historical multi-trophic diversity change in an intertidal seagrass bed. Marine Ecology Progress Series 540:13-26 PDF

Garland, H. G., D. L. Kimbro. 2015. Drought Increases Consumer Pressure on Oyster Reefs in Florida, USA. PLoS ONE 10(8): e0125095. PDF

Byers, J.E., J. H. Grabowski, M. F. Piehler, A. R. Hughes, H. W. Weiskel, J. C. Malek, D. L. Kimbro. 2015. Geographic variation in intertidal oyster reef properties and the influence of tidal prism. Limnology and Oceanography 60(3), 1051-1063. PDF


Hughes, A. R., D. A. Mann, D. L. Kimbro. 2014. Predatory fish sounds can alter crab foraging behaviour and influence bivalve abundance. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281(1788), 20140715. PDF

Kimbro, D. L., J. E. Byers, J. H. Grabowski, A. R. Hughes, M. F. Piehler. 2014. The biogeography of trophic cascades on US oyster reefs. Ecology Letters 17(7): 845-854. PDF

Hughes, A. R., P. E. Gribben, D. L. Kimbro, M. J. Bishop. 2014. Additive and site-specific effects of two foundation species on invertebrate community structure. Marine Ecology Progress Series 508: 129-138. PDF

Byers, J. E., T. L. Rogers, J. H. Grabowski, A. R. Hughes, M. F. Piehler, D. L. Kimbro. 2014. Host and parasite recruitment correlated at a regional scale. Oecologia 174:731–738. PDF

Macreadie, P. I.,  D. L. Kimbro, V. Fourgerit, J. Leto, A. R. Hughes. 2014. Effects of Pinna clams on benthic macrofauna and the possible implications of their removal from seagrass ecosystems. Journal of Molluscan Studies 80 (1): 102-106. PDF


Macreadie, P. I.,  A. R. Hughes, D. L. Kimbro. 2013. Loss of ‘blue carbon’ from coastal salt marshes following habitat disturbance. PloS one 8(7): e69244. PDF

Kimbro, D. L., Cheng, B. S., & Grosholz, E. D. 2013. Biotic resistance in marine environments. Ecology Letters 16(6): 821-833. PDF


Hughes, A. R., K. Rooker, M. Murdock, D. L. Kimbro. 2012. Predator cue and prey density interactively influence indirect effects on basal resources in intertidal oyster reefs. PLoS ONE 7(9): e44839. PDF

Kimbro, D. L. 2012. Tidal regime dictates the cascading consumptive and nonconsumptive effects of multiple predators on a marsh plant. Ecology 93(2): 334-344. PDF


Kimbro, D. L. E. D. Grosholz, A. Baukus, N. Nesbitt, N. Travis, S. Attoe, and C. Coleman-Hulbert. 2009. Invasive species cause large-scale loss of native California oysters by disrupting trophic cacades. Oecologia 160: 563-575. PDF

Kimbro, D. L., J. Largier, and E. D. Grosholz. 2009. Coastal oceanographic processes influence the growth and size of a key estuarine species, the Olympia oyster. Limnology and Oceanography 54(5): 1425-1437. PDF

Grabowski, J. H., A. R. Hughes, D. L. Kimbro. 2008. Habitat complexity influences cascading effects of multiple predators. Ecology 89:3413–3422. PDF

Hughes A. R., J. E. Byrnes, D. L. Kimbro, and J. J. Stachowicz. 2007. Reciprocal relationships and potential feedbacks between biodiversity and disturbance. Ecology Letters 10(9): 849-864. PDF

Kimbro, D. L. and E. D. Grosholz. 2006. Disturbance influences oyster community richness and evenness, but not diversity. Ecology 87(9): 2378-2388. PDF

Grosholz, E. D and D. L. Kimbro. 2006. Impacts of invasive species on native oyster restoration in central California. Journal of Shellfish Research 25 (2), 733.

Grabowski, J. H., A. R. Hughes, D. L. Kimbro, and M. A. Dolan. 2005. How habitat setting influences restored oyster reef communities. Ecology 86(7): 1926-1935. PDF

Grabowski, J. H. and D. L. Kimbro. 2005. Predator-avoidance behavior extends trophic cascades to refuge habitats. Ecology 86(5): 1312-1319. PDF