1. Population Connectivity, Recruitment & Metapopulation Dynamics

Haase, A., D. Eggleston, R. Luettich, R. Weaver, B. Puckett (in press). Estuarine circulation and predicted oyster larval dispersal among a network of reserves. Estuarine, Coastal & Shelf Science 101:33-43.

Eggleston, D. B., N. B. Reyns, L. L. Etherington, G. Plaia, L. Xie. (2010). Tropical storm and environmental forcing on regional blue crab settlement. Fisheries Oceanography 19(2): 89-106.

Lipcius, R. N., D. B. Eggleston, S. J. Schreiber, R. D. Seitz, J. Shen, M. Sisson, W. T. Stockhausen and H. V. Wang. (2008). Importance of metapopulation connectivity to restocking and restoration of marine species. Reviews in Fisheries Science 16 (1-3): 101-110.

Reyns, N. B., D. B. Eggleston, and R. A. Luettich. (2007). Dispersal dynamics of postlarval blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, within a wind-driven estuary. Fisheries Oceanography 16(3): 257-272.

Reyns, N. B., D. B. Eggleston and R. A. Luettich. (2006). Secondary dispersal of early juvenile blue crabs within a wind-driven estuary. Limnology and Oceanography 51; 1982-1995.

Reyns, N. B. and D. B. Eggleston. (2004). Environmentally-controlled, density-dependent secondary dispersal in a local estuarine crab population. Oecologia 140:280-288.

Etherington, L. and D. Eggleston. (2003). Spatial dynamics of large-scale, multi-stage crab dispersal: determinants and consequences for recruitment. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 60:873-887.

Etherington, L. L., D. B. Eggleston, and W. Stockhausen (2003). Partitioning loss rates of early juvenile blue crabs from seagrass habitats into mortality and emigration. Bulletin of Marine Science 72(2):371-392.

Eggleston, D. B., R. N. Lipcius, L. S. Marshall, Jr. and S. G. Ratchford. (1998). Spatiotemporal variation in postlarval recruitment of the Caribbean spiny lobster in the central Bahamas: lunar and seasonal periodicity, spatial coherence, and wind forcing. Marine Ecology Progress Series 174:33-49.

Eggleston, D., D. Armstrong, W. Elis, W. Patton. (1998). Estuarine fronts as conduits for larval transport: hydrodynamics and spatial distribution of megalopae. Marine Ecology Progress Series 164:73-82.

Eggleston, D. & D. Armstrong. (1995). Pre- and post-settlement determinants of estuarine Dungeness crab recruitment. Ecological Monographs 65:191-254.

2. Predator-Prey Dynamics and Behavioral Ecology

Bell, G. W., D. B. Eggleston and E. J. Noga. (2010). Molecular keys unlock the mysteries of variable survival responses of blue crabs to hypoxia. Oecologia. 163: 57-68.

Eggleston, D. B., D. M. Parsons, G. T. Kellison, G. R. Plaia and E. G. Johnson. (2008). Functional response of sport divers to lobsters with application to fisheries management. Ecological Applications 18:258-272.

Parsons, D. M. and D. B. Eggleston. (2007). Potential population and economic consequences of sub-lethal injuries in the spiny lobster fishery of the Florida Keys. Marine and Freshwater Research 58(2) 166-177.

Parsons, D. P. and D. B. Eggleston. (2005). Indirect effects of recreational fishing on spiny lobster behavior (Panulirus argus). Marine Ecology Progress Series  303:235-244.

Bell G. W., D. B. Eggleston and T. G. Wolcott. (2003). Behavioral responses of free-ranging blue crabs to episodic hypoxia.  I. Movement. Marine Ecology Progress Series 259:215-225.

Eggleston, D. B., E. G. Johnson, G. T. Kellison and D. A. Nadeau. (2003) Intense removal and non-saturating functional responses by recreational divers on spiny lobster prey. Marine Ecology Progress Series 257:197-207.

Dahlgren, C. P. and D. B. Eggleston. (2000). Ecological processes underlying ontogenetic habitat shifts in a coral reef fish. Ecology 81(8):2227-2240.

Ratchford, S. G. and D. B. Eggleston. (2000). Temporal shift in the release of a chemical attractant contributes to a diel shift in sociality. Animal Behaviour 59:793-799.

Eggleston, D., J. Grover, R. Lipcius. (1998). Ontogenetic diet shifts in Nassau grouper: trophic linkages and predatory impact. Bulletin of Marine Science 63:111-126.

Ratchford, S. G. and D. B. Eggleston. (1998). Size- and scale-dependent chemical attraction contributes to an ontogenetic shift in sociality. Animal Behaviour 56:1027-1034.

Eggleston, D., R. Lipcius, J. Grover. (1997). Predator and shelter effects on coral reef fish and spiny lobster prey. Marine Ecology Progress Series 149:43-59.

Eggleston, D. B., & R. N. Lipcius. (1992). Shelter selection by spiny lobster under variable predation risk, social conditions and shelter size. Ecology 73(3):992 1011.

3. Essential Fish Habitat

Searcy, S, D. B. Eggleston, J. Hare. (2007). Environmental influences on the relationship between juvenile and larval growth for Atlantic croaker, Micropogonias undulates.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 349:81-88.

Searcy, S. P., D. B. Eggleston, J. A. Hare. (2007). Is growth a reliable indicator of habitat quality and Essential Fish Habitat? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64:681-691.

Taylor, J. C, D. B. Eggleston, P. S. Rand. (2006). Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) spawning aggregations: hydroacoustic surveys and geostatistical analysis. In Emerging Technologies in Reef Fisheries Management, J. C. Taylor (ed.), p. 18-25.  NOAA Professional Paper NMFS 5, Seattle, WA, USA.

Eggleston, D B., C. P. Dahlgren and E. G. Johnson. (2004). Fish density, diversity and size-structure within multiple back-reef habitats of Key West National Wildlife Refuge, USA. Bulletin of Marine Science 75:175-204.

Burkholder, J, D. Eggleston, H. Glasgow, C. Brownie, R. Reed, G. Melia, C. Kinder, G. Janowitz, R. Corbett, M. Posey, T. Alphin, D. Toms, N. Deamer. (2004). Comparative impacts of major hurricanes on the Neuse River and Western Pamlico Sound ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101: 9291-9296.

Beck, M. W., Heck, Jr., D. Childers, D. Eggleston, B. Gillanders, B. Halpern, C. Hays, K. Hoshino, T. Minello, R. Orth, P. Sheridan, and M. Weinstein (2003) The role of nearshore ecosystems as fish and shellfish nurseries. Issues in Ecology, Ecological Society of America 11:1-12.

Eggleston, D. B. and C. P. Dahlgren. (2001). Distribution and abundance of Caribbean spiny lobster in the Key West National Wildlife Refuge: relationship to habitat features and impact of an intensive recreational fishery. Marine and Freshwater Research 52:1567-1576.

Eggleston, D. B. (1995). Recruitment in Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus): Post-settlement abundance, microhabitat features, and ontogenetic habitat shifts. Marine Ecology Progress Series 124:9-22.

4. Marine Protected Areas and Spatial Planning

Puckett, B. J. and D. B. Eggleston. (2012). Oyster Demographics in a Network of No-Take Reserves: Recruitment, Growth, Survival, and Density Dependence, Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science, 4: 605-627. 

Eggleston, D. B., G. W. Bell, S. P. Searcy. (2009). Do Blue Crab Spawning Sanctuaries in North Carolina Protect the Spawning Stock? Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 138: 581-592.

Eggleston, D. B. and D. M. Parsons. 2008. Disturbance-induced spill-in of Caribbean spiny lobster to marine reserves. Marine Ecology Progress Series 371: 213-220.

Lipcius, R. N., W. T. Stockhausen, D. B. Eggleston. (2001). Marine reserves for Caribbean spiny lobster: empirical evaluation and theoretical metapopulation recruitment dynamics. Marine and Freshwater Research 52:1589-1598.

Lipcius, R. N., W. T. Stockhausen, D. B. Eggleston. (2001). Marine reserves for Caribbean spiny lobster: empirical evaluation and theoretical metapopulation recruitment dynamics. Marine and Freshwater Research 52:1589-1598.

5. Ecological Restoration and Stock Enhancement

Eggleston, D. B., E. G. Johnson, G. T. Kellison, G. R. Plaia and C. Huggett. (2008). Pilot evaluation of early juvenile blue crab stock enhancement using a replicated BACI design. Reviews in Fisheries Science 16 (1-3): 91-100.

Kellison, G.T., D.B. Eggleston, J.C. Taylor, J.S. Burke and J.A. Osborne. (2003) Pilot evaluation of summer flounder stock enhancement potential using experimental ecology.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 250:263-278.

Kellison, G. T., D. B. Eggleston, and J. S. Burke. (2000). Comparative behavior and survival of hatchery reared versus wild summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57:1870-1877.

6. Testing Landscape Ecology

Drew, C. A. and D. B. Eggleston. (2008). Local juvenile fish densities in Florida Keys mangroves correlates with regional landscape characteristics. Marine Ecology Progress Series 362:233-243.

Drew, C. A. and D. B. Eggleston.  (2006). Currents, landscape structure, and recruitment success along a passive-active dispersal gradient.  Landscape Ecology 21:917-931.

Darcy, M. C. and D. B. Eggleston. (2005). Do habitat corridors influence animal dispersal and colonization in estuarine systems? Landscape Ecology 20:841-855.

Eggleston, D. B., W. E. Elis, L. L. Etherington, C. P. Dahlgren, M. H. Posey. (1999). Organism response to habitat patchiness and diversity: habitat colonization by estuarine macrofauna. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology  236:107-132.

7. Invasive Species

Rindone, R. R. & D. B. Eggleston. (2011). Predator-prey dynamics between recently established Stone Crabs (Menippe spp.) and oyster prey (Crassostrea virginica). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology & Ecology 407:216-225.

Moorman, M. C., D. B Eggleston, C. B. Anderson, A. Mansilla and P. Szjener. (2009). The implications of North American Beaver and Trout invasion on native diadromous fish in the Cape Horne Biosphere Reserve, Chili. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 138:306-313.

8. Soundscape Ecology

Lillis, A., D. B. Eggleston, and D. R Bohnenstiehl. (2013). Oyster larvae settle in response to habitat-associated underwater sounds. PloSONE 8(10): e79337. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079337.