Drymon Lab Publications

27. Drymon JM, Cooper P, Powers SP, Miller MM, Magnuson S, Krell E, Bird CM. 2019. Genetic identification of depredator species in commercial and recreational fisheries. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. DOI: 10.1002/nafm.10292.

26. 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.

25. 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-U.S. triangle. Scientific Reports 9:1663.

24. 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.

23. Sackett DK, Catalano M, Drymon JM, Powers SP. 2018. Estimating exploitation rates in the Alabama Red Snapper fishery using a high-reward tag-recapture approach. Marine and Coastal Fisheries. DOI: 10.1002/mcf2.10049.

22. Wells RJD, TinHan T, Dance M, 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, LouAllen-Hightower C, Spearman T, Bosarge GS, Jefferson A. 2018. Distribution and age composition of Red Snapper Lutjanus campechanus across the inner continental shelf of the north-central Gulf of Mexico. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 1-15.

20. Stone LC, Drymon JM, Nelson TR, Powers SP. 2018. Biotelemetry based estimates of greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili) post-release mortality in the northcentral Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries Research 208: 239-246.

19. Grüss A, Perryman H, Babcock EA, … Drymon JM et al. 2018. Monitoring programs of the US Gulf of Mexico: inventory, development of a large monitoring database, and use of the large monitoring database to map the spatial distribution of fish and invertebrates of the US Gulf of Mexico. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries.

18. Drymon JM, Wells RJD. 2017. Double tagging clarifies post-release fate of great hammerheads.

17. Drymon JM, Scyphers SB. 2017. Attitudes and perceptions influence recreational angler support for shark conservation and fisheries sustainability. Marine Policy.

16. Karnauskas M, Walter J, 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 9:50-67.

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

14. Harrington T, Plumlee JD, Drymon JM, Wells RJD. 2016. Diets of Atlantic Sharpnose Shark (Rhizoprionodon terraenovae) and Bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf and Caribbean Research.

13. Davis WT, Drymon JM, Powers SP. 2015. Spatial and dietary overlap leads to 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 modify Bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo) movements in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Animal Biotelemetry (2015) 3:38.

11. Drymon JM, Powers SP, Ajemian MJ. 2014. Dynamic habitat use of young bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) in a northern Gulf of Mexico estuary. PLoS One 9(5): e97124.

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

9. Powers SP, Hernandez FJ, Condon RH, Drymon JM, Free C. 2013. Novel pathways for injury: direct, sublethal and indirect effects of the Deepwater Horizon explosion on pelagic Sargassum communities. PLoS One 8(9): e74802.

8. Drymon JM, Carassou L, Powers SP, Grace MA, Dindo J, Dzwonkowski B. 2013. Multi-scale analysis of factors affecting the distribution of sharks throughout the Gulf of Mexico. Fishery Bulletin 111: 370-380.

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

6. Gregalis KC, Schlenker LS, Drymon JM, Mareska J, Powers SP. 2012. Efficacy of vertical longlines to survey reef fish populations in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141: 1453-1464.

5. Drymon JM, Powers SP, Carmichael RH. 2012. Trophic plasticity in the Atlantic sharpnose shark (Rhizoprionodon terraenovae) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Biology of Fishes.

4. Powers SP, Hightower CL, Drymon JM, Johnson M. 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: 283-292.

3. Drymon JM, Powers SP, Dindo J, Dzwonkowsi B, Henwood T. 2010. Distribution of sharks across a continental shelf in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 2: 440-450.

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

1. Drymon JM, Driggers WB, Oakley D, Ulrich GF. 2006. Investigating differences in life history parameters among small coastal sharks: comparing the finetooth shark, Carcharhinus isodon, between the Gulf of Mexico and the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Gulf of Mexico Science 2006 (1/2): pp 2-10.