PUBLICATIONS (as of April 2020) Shantz, A.A., M.C. Ladd and D.E. Burkepile. 2020. Overfishing and the ecological impacts of extirpating large parrotfish from Caribbean coral reefs. Ecological Monographs 90:e01403
Ladd, M.C., D.E. Burkepile and A.A. Shantz. 2019. Near-term impacts of coral restoration on target species, coral reef community structure, and ecological processes. Restoration Ecology 27:1166-1177
Rodrigues-Casariego, J., M.C. Ladd, A.A. Shantz, C. Lopez, M.S. Cheema, B. Kim, S. Roberts, J. Fourqurean, J. Ausio, D.E. Burkepile and J. Eirin-Lopez. 2018. Epigenetic modifications in the staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis during exposure to nutrient stress: impaired histone H2A.X phosphorylation and changes in DNA methylation trends. Ecology and Evolution 23:12193-12207 Wang L., A.A. Shantz, J.P. Payet, T.J. Sharpton, A. Foster, D.E. Burkepile and R.L. Vega-Thurber. 2018. Corals and their microbiomes are differentially affected by exposure to elevated nutrients and a natural thermal anomaly. Frontiers in Marine Science 5:101, doi:10.3389/fmars.2018.00101
Duran, A., A.A. Shantz, D.E. Burkepile, L. Collado-Vides, V.M. Ferrer, L. Palma, A. Ramos and S.P. Gonzalez-Diaz. 2018. Fishing, pollution, climate change, and the long-term decline of coral reefs off Havana, Cuba. Bulletin of Marine Science 94:213-228
Collado-Vides, L., A. Duran, E. Armenis, L. Palma, V. Cassano, A.A. Shantz, J. Diaz-Larrea, A. Senties & M.T. Fujii. 2017. Seasonal recruitment and survival strategies of Palisada cervicornis comb. nov. (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) in coral reefs. Journal of Phycology, 53:1087 - 1096
Shaver, E.C., A.A. Shantz, R. McMinds, D.E. Burkepile, R.L. Vega Thurber and B.R. Silliman. 2017. Effects of predation and nutrient enrichment on the success and microbiome of a foundational coral. Ecology 98:830 - 839
Ladd, M.C., A.A. Shantz, E. Bartels and D.E. Burkepile. 2017. Thermal stress reveals a genotype-specific tradeoff between growth and tissue loss in restored Acropora cervicornis. Marine Ecology Progress Series 572:129-139
Shantz, A.A., & D.E. Burkepile. 2014. Context-dependent effects of nutrient loading on the coral-algal mutualism.* Ecology, 95: 1995-2005 *Winner of FIU Provost Award for Outstanding Paper or Manuscript
Staaterman, E.R., A.A. Bhandiwad, P.M. Gravinese, P.M. Moeller, Z.C. Reichenbach, A.A. Shantz, D.S. Shiffman, L.T. Toth, A.M. Warneke & A.J. Gallagher. 2014. Lights, camera, science: The utility and growing popularity of film festivals at scientific meetings. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 11-16.
Vega-Thurber, R., D.E. Burkepile, C. Fuchs, A.A. Shantz, R. McMinds & J.R. Zaneveld. 2014. Chronic nutrient enrichment causes increased coral disease prevalence and severity. Global Change Biology 20: 544-554.
Burkepile, D.E., J.E. Allgeier, A.A. Shantz, C. Pritchard, N. Lemoine, L. Bhatti, and C.A. Layman. Nutrient supply from fishes facilitates macroalgae and suppresses corals in a Caribbean coral reef ecosystem. Scientific Reports, 3 : 1493. DOI: 10.1038/srep01493.
Vega-Thurber, R., D.E. Burkepile, A.M.S. Correa, A.A. Shantz, R.M. Welsh, C. Pritchard, and S. Rosales. 2012. Macroalgae decrease growth and alter microbial community structure of the reef-building coral Porites astreoides. PLoS ONE 7, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044246.
Shantz, A.A., A.C. Stier and J.A. Idjadi. 2011. Coral density and predation affect growth of a reef-building coral. Coral Reefs 30: 363-367.