Drymon Lab Publications

38.      Miranda LE, Coppola G, Hatcher HR, Jargowsky MB, Moran ZS, Rhodes MC. 2020. A bird's-eye view of reservoirs in the Mississippi Basin tips a need for large-scale coordination. Fish and Fisheries 00:1-13. DOI: 10.1111/faf.12509

37.      Hines SL, Vedral AJ, Jefferson AE, Drymon JM, Woodrey MS, Mabey SH, Sparks EL. 2020. Engaging online students by activating ecological knowledge. Ecology and Evolution 00:1-10. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6739

36.      Ajemian MJ, Drymon JM, Hammerschlag N, Wells RJD, Street G, Falterman B, McKinney JA, Driggers WB III, Hoffmayer ER, Fischer C, Stunz GW. 2020. Movement patterns and habitat use of tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) across ontogeny in the Gulf of Mexico. PLoS One 15(7):e0234868. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234868

35.      Drymon JM, Jefferson AE, Hightower CL, Powers SP. 2020. Descender devices or treat tethers: Does barotrauma mitigation increase opportunities for depredation?. Fisheries 45:377-379. DOI: 10.1002/fsh.10476

34.      Drymon JM, Dedman S, Froeschke JT, Seubert E, Jefferson AE, Kroetz AM, Powers SP. 2020. Defining sex-specific habitat suitability for a northern Gulf of Mexico shark assemblage. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:35. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00035

33.     Jargowsky MB, Cooper PT, Ajemian MJ, Colvin ME, Drymon JM. 2020. Discerning the dietary habits of the smooth butterfly ray Gymnura lessae using two distinct methods, otolith identification and metagenetics. Journal of Fish Biology 96:434-443. DOI: 10.1111/jfb.14221

32.    Schweiss KE, Lehman RN, Drymon JM, Phillips NM. 2020. Development of highly sensitive environmental DNA methods for the detection of Bull Sharks, Carcharhinus leucas, using Droplet Digital™ PCR. Environmental DNA 2:3-12. DOI: 10.1002/edn3.39

31.     Seubert EA, Hussey N, Powers SP, Valentine JF, Drymon JM. 2019. Assessing trophic flexibility of a predator assemblage across a large estuarine seascape using blood plasma stable isotope analysis. Food Webs 21:e00132. DOI: 10.1016/j.fooweb.2019.e00132

30.    Vinyard EA, Frazier BS, Drymon JM, Gelsleichter JJ, Bubley WJ. 2019. Age, growth, and maturation of the finetooth shark, Carcharhinus isodon, in the Western North Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Biology of Fishes 102:1499-1517. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-019-00929-9

29.    Drymon JM, Cooper PT, Powers SP, Miller MM, Magnuson S, Krell E, Bird CM. 2019. Genetic identification of species responsible for depredation in commercial and recreational fisheries. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 39(3):524-534. DOI: 10.1002/nafm.10292

28.    Drymon JM, Feldheim K, Fournier AMV, Seubert EA, Jefferson AE, Kroetz AM, Powers SP. 2019. Tiger sharks eat songbirds: reply. Ecology:e02728. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2870

27.    Drymon JM, Feldheim K, Fournier AMV, Seubert EA, Jefferson AE, Kroetz AM, Powers SP. 2019. Tiger sharks eat songbirds: scavenging a windfall of nutrients from the sky. Ecology:e02728. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2728

26.    Rooker JR, Dance MA, Wells RJD, Ajemian MA, Block BA, Castleton MR, Drymon JM, Falterman BJ, Franks JS, Hammerschlag N, Hendon JM, Hoffmayer ER, Kraus RT, McKinney JA, Secor DH, Stunz GW, Walter JF. 2019. Population connectivity of pelagic megafauna in the Cuba-Mexico-United States triangle. Scientific Reports 9(1):1663. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-38144-8

25.    Jefferson AE, Allman RJ, Pacicco AE, Franks JS, Hernandez FJ, Albins MA, Powers SP, Shipp RL, Drymon JM. 2019. Age and growth of gray triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) from a north-central Gulf of Mexico artificial reef zone. Bulletin of Marine Science 95(2):177-195. DOI: 10.5343/bms.2018.0025

24.    Nelson TR, Jefferson AE, Cooper PT, Buckley CA, Heck Jr. KL, Mattila J. 2018. Eurasian perch Perca fluviatilis growth and fish community structure, inside and outside a marine‐protected area in the Baltic Sea. Fisheries Management and Ecology 25(3):172-185. DOI: 10.1111/fme.12277

23.    Sackett DK, Catalano M, Drymon JM, Powers SP, Albins MA. 2018. Estimating exploitation rates in the Alabama Red Snapper fishery using a high-reward tag-recapture approach. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 10(6):536-549. DOI: 10.1002/mcf2.10049

22.    Wells RJD, TinHan TC, Dance MA, Drymon JM, Falterman B, Ajemian MJ, Stunz GW, Mohan JA, Hoffmayer ER, Driggers WB III, McKinney JA. 2018. Movement, behavior, and habitat use of a marine apex predator, the scalloped hammerhead. Frontiers in Marine Science 5:321. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00321

21.    Powers SP, Drymon JM, Hightower CL, Spearman T, Bosarge GS, Jefferson A. 2018. Distribution and age composition of Red Snapper across the inner continental shelf of the north-central Gulf of Mexico. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 147(5):791-805. DOI: 10.1002/tafs.10081

20.    Jackson LS, Drymon JM, Nelson TR, Powers SP. 2018. Biotelemetry based estimates of greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili) post-release mortality in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries Research 208:239-246. DOI: 10.1016/j.fishres.2018.07.017

19.    Grüss A, Perryman HA, Babcock EA, … Drymon JM et al. 2018. Monitoring programs of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico: inventory, development and use of a large monitoring database to map fish and invertebrate spatial distributions. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 28(4):667-691. DOI: 10.1007/s11160-018-9525-2

18.    Drymon JM, Wells RJD. 2017. Double tagging clarifies post-release fate of great hammerheads (Sphyrna mokarran). Animal Biotelemetry 5(1):28. DOI: 10.1186/s40317-017-0143-x

17.    Drymon JM, Scyphers SB. 2017. Attitudes and perceptions influence recreational angler support for shark conservation and fisheries sustainability. Marine Policy 81:153-159. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2017.03.001

16.    Karnauskas M, Walter JF, Campbell MD, Pollack AG, Drymon JM, Powers SP. 2017. Red Snapper distribution on natural habitats and artificial structures in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 9(1):50-67. DOI: 10.1080/19425120.2016.1255684

15.    Kroetz AM, Drymon JM, Powers SP. 2016. Comparative dietary diversity and trophic ecology of two estuarine mesopredators. Estuaries and Coasts 40(4):1171-1182. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-016-0188-8

14.    Harrington T, Plumlee J, Drymon JM, Wells D. 2016. Diets of Atlantic sharpnose shark (Rhizoprionodon terraenovae) and bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf and Caribbean Research 27(1):42-51. DOI: 10.18785.gcr.2701.05

13.    Davis WT, Drymon JM, Powers SP. 2015. Spatial and dietary overlap creates potential for competition between red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) and vermilion snapper (Rhomboplites aurorubens). PLoS One 10(12):e0144051. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144051

12.    Kroetz AM, Powers SP, Drymon JM. Park K. 2015. Anthropogenic modifications to a barrier island influence Bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo) movements in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Animal Biotelemetry 3(1):38. DOI: 10.1186/s40317-015-0067-2

11.    Drymon JM, Ajemian MJ, Powers SP. 2014. Distribution and dynamic habitat use of young bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) in a highly stratified northern Gulf of Mexico estuary. PLoS One 9(5):e97124. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097124

10.    Scyphers SB, Powers SP, Akins JL, Drymon JM, Martin CW, Schobernd ZH, Schofield PJ, Shipp RL, Switzer TS. 2014. The role of citizens in detecting and responding to a rapid marine invasion. Conservation Letters 8(4):242-250. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12127

9.    Powers SP, Hernandez FJ, Condon RH, Drymon JM, Free CM. 2013. Novel pathways for injury from offshore oil spills: direct, sublethal and indirect effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on pelagic Sargassum communities. PLoS One 8(9):e74802. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074802

8.    Drymon JM, Carassou L, Powers SP, Grace M, Dindo J, Dzwonkowski B. 2013. Multiscale analysis of factors that affect the distribution of sharks throughout the northern Gulf of Mexico. Fishery Bulletin 111(4):370-380. DOI: 10.7755/FB.111.4.6

7.    * Powers SP, Fodrie FJ, Scyphers SB, Drymon JM, Shipp RL, Stunz GW. 2013. Gulf-wide decreases in the size of large coastal sharks documented by generations of fishermen. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 5(1):93-102. DOI: 10.1080/19425120.2013.786001 *Named Outstanding Paper of 2013 in Marine and Coastal Fisheries

6.    Gregalis KC, Schlenker LS, Drymon JM, Mareska JF, Powers SP. 2012. Evaluating the performance of vertical longlines to survey reef fish populations in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141(6):1453-1464. DOI: 10.1080/00028487.2012.703154

5.    Drymon JM, Powers SP, Carmichael RH. 2012. Trophic plasticity in the Atlantic sharpnose shark (Rhizoprionodon terraenovae) from the north central Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Biology of Fishes 95(1):21-35. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-011-9922-z

4.    Powers SP, Hightower CL, Drymon JM, Johnson MW. 2012. Age composition and distribution of red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) in offshore waters of the north central Gulf of Mexico: an evaluation of a stock under a federal harvest moratorium. Fishery Bulletin 110(3):283-292.

3.    Drymon JM, Powers SP, Dindo J, Dzwonkowsi B, Henwood T. 2010. Distributions of sharks across a continental shelf in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 2(1):440-450. DOI: 10.1577/C09-061.1

2.    Ulrich GF, Jones CM, Driggers WB III, Drymon JM, Oakley D, Riley C. 2007. Habitat utilization, relative abundance, and seasonality of sharks in the estuarine and nearshore waters of South Carolina. In American Fisheries Society Symposium 50:125-139.

1.    Drymon JM, Driggers WB III, Oakley D, Ulrich GF. 2006. Investigating life history differences between finetooth sharks, Carcharhinus isodon, in the northern Gulf of Mexico and the western North Atlantic Ocean. Gulf of Mexico Science 24(1):2-10. DOI: 10.18785/goms.2401.02