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Movement Ecology and Reproductive Resilience (MERR) Laboratory Publications

Spotted Seatrout

TitlePreliminary results on seasonal and diel periodicities of a resident Cynoscion nebulosus spawning aggregation in Tampa Bay, Florida
Authors: Walters, S.; Lowerre-Barbieri, S.; Bickford, J.; Crabtree, L.; Mann, D. 
Year: 2007 
Source: Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, 58: 295-296

TitleUsing a passive acoustic survey to identify spotted seatrout spawning sites and associated habitat in Tampa Bay
Authors: Walters, S.; Lowerre-Barbieri, S.; Bickford, J. 
Year: 2009 
Source: Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 138: 88-98

TitleDefining a spawning population (spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus) over temporal, spatial, and demographic scales
Authors: Lowerre-Barbieri, S.K.; Henderson, N.; Llopiz, J.; Walters, S.; Bickford, J.; Muller, R. 
Year: 2009 
Source: Marine Ecology Progress Series, 394: 231-245

TitleSite fidelity and reproductive timing at a spotted seatrout spawning aggregation site: individual versus population scale behavior
Authors: Lowerre-Barbieri, S.K.; Walters, S.; Bickford, J.; Cooper, W.; Muller, R.
Year: 2013 
Source: Marine Ecology Progress Series 481:181-197

Boucek RE, Hoerl Leone E, Bickford J, Walters Burnsed S, Lowerre-Barbieri S. 2017. More Than Just a Spawning Location: Examining Fine Scale Space Use of Two Estuarine Fish Species at a Spawning Aggregation Site. Front. Mar. Sci. 4:355. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00355

Carroll J, Lowerre-Barbieri SK. 2019. Interactions of dimorphic growth, reproductive behavior, and a size-regulated fishery: a case study using spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 608:233-245.

Zarada K, Walters Burnsed S, Bickford J, Ducharme-Barth N, Ahrens RNM, Lowerre-Barbieri S. 2019. Estimating site-specific spawning parameters for a spawning aggregation: an example with spotted seatrout. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 624:117-129.

Sand Seatrout

TitleEffects of Karenia brevis red tide on the spatial distribution of spawning aggregations of sand seatrout Cynoscion arenarius in Tampa Bay, Florida
Authors: Walters, S.; Lowerre-Barbieri, S.; Bickford, J.; Tustison, J.; Landsberg, J.H.
Year: 2013 
SourceMarine Ecology Progress Series 479:191-202



TitleUse of passive acoustics to determine red drum spawning in Georgia waters
Authors: Lowerre-Barbieri, S.K.; Barbieri, Luiz R.; Flanders, J.R.; Woodward, A.G.; Cotton, C.F.; Knowlton, M.K. 
Year: 2008 
Source: Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 137: 562-575

Title: Assessing reproductive behavior important to fisheries management: A case study with red drum, Sciaenops ocellatus
Authors: Lowerre-Barbieri, S. K., S. L. Walters Burnsed, and J. W. Bickford
Year: 2016
Source: Ecological Applications 26:979-995

Lowerre-Barbieri LK, Tringali MD, Shea CP, Walters Burnsed S, Bickford J, Murphy M, Porch C. 2018. Assessing red drum spawning aggregations and abundance in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico: a multidisciplinary approach. ICES Journal of Marine Science, Volume 76, Issue 2, March-April 2019, Pages 516–529.

Burnsed SW, Lowerre-Barbieri S, Bickford J, Leone EH. 2020. Recruitment and movement ecology of red drum Sciaenops ocellatus differs by natal estuary. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 633:181-196.

Gag Grouper

Lowerre-Barbieri SK, Menendez H, Bickford JW, Switzer TS, Barbieri LR, Koenig CC. 2020. Testing assumptions about sex change and spatial management in the protogynous gag grouper, Mycteroperca microlepis. Mar Ecol Prog Ser. 639:199–214.

Red Snapper

TitleAssessing reproductive resilience: an example with South Atlantic red snapper Lutjanus campechanus
Authors: Lowerre-Barbieri S, Crabtree L, Switzer T, Walters Burnsed S, Guenther C.
Year: 2015 
Source: Marine Ecology Progress Series 526:125-141.


TitleCatch-and-release fishing on a spawning aggregation of common snook: Does it affect reproductive output?
Authors: Lowerre-Barbieri, S.K.; Vose, F.E.; Whittington, J.A. 
Year: 2003 
Source: Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 132: 940-952

TitleSpawning Site Selection and Contingent Behavior in Common Snook, Centropomus undecimalis
Authors: Lowerre-Barbieri, S.K.; Villegas-Ríos, D.; Walters, S.; Bickford, J.; 
Cooper, W., et al
Year: 2014
Source: PLoS ONE 9(7): e101809. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101809


Fisheries Reproductive Biology

TitleReproduction in relation to conservation and exploitation of marine fishes
Authors: Lowerre-Barbieri, S.K. 
Year: 2009 
Source: In Barrie G.M. Jamieson, ed., Reproductive biology and phylogeny of fishes (Agnathans and bony fishes), Enfield: Science Publishers, 371-394

TitleEmerging issues and methodological advances in fisheries reproductive biology
Authors: Lowerre-Barbieri, S.K.; Brown-Peterson, N.J.; Murua, H.; Tomkiewicz, J.; Wyanski, D.M.; Saborido-Rey, F. 
Year: 2011 
Source: Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science, 3: 32-51

TitleReproductive timing in marine fishes: variability, temporal scales, and methods
Authors: Lowerre-Barbieri, S.K.; Ganias, K.; Saborido-Rey, F.; Murua, H.; Hunter, J.R. 
Year: 2011 
Source: Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science, 3: 71-91

TitleA standardized terminology for describing reproductive development in fishes
Authors: Brown-Peterson, N.J.; Wyanski, D.M.; Saborido-Rey, F.; Macewicz, B.J.; Lowerre-Barbieri, S.K. 
Year: 2011 
Source: Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science, 3: 52-70 

TitleReproductive Resilience: a paradigm shift in understanding spawner-recruit systems in exploited marine fish
Authors: Lowerre-Barbieri, S., DeCelles, G., Pepin, P., Catalán, I. A., Muhling, B., Erisman, B., Cadrin, S. X., Alós, J., Ospina-Alvarez, A., Stachura, M. M., Tringali, M. D., Burnsed, S. W. and Paris, C. B.
Year: 2016
Source: Fish Fish. doi:10.1111/faf.12180