Selected Publications

Refereed Publications

Loh, T.-L, A. Tewfik, L. Aylesworth, and R. Phoonsawat. 2016. Species in wildlife trade: socio-economic factors influence seahorse relative abundance in Thailand. Biological Conservation 201:301–308.

Knapp, C. R., L. Prince, and A. James. 2016. Movements and nesting of the Lesser Antillean Iguana (Iguana delicatissima) from Dominica, West Indies: Implications for conservation. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 11 (Monograph 6):154–167.

Knapp, C. R., and S. Alvarez-Clare. 2016. Influence of morphological, chemical and physical leaf traits on food selection of a herbivorous iguana from The Bahamas. Journal of Tropical Ecology 32:75–78.

Aylesworth, L., Lawson, J.M., Laksanawimol, P., Ferber, P., and T.-L. Loh. 2016. New records of the Japanese seahorse Hippocampus mohnikei in Southeast Asia lead to updates in range, habitat and threats. Journal of Fish Biology. doi:10.1111/jfb.12908

David, S.R., Kik IV, R.S., Diana, J.S., Rutherford, E.S., and M.J. Wiley. 2015. Evidence of countergradient variation in growth of Spotted Gars from core and peripheral populations. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144(4):837-850, doi: 10.1080/00028487.2015.1040523

Martin, J. L., C. R. Knapp, G. P. Gerber, R. S. Thorpe, and M. E. Welch. 2015. Phylogeography of the endangered Lesser Antillean iguana, Iguana delicatissima: a recent diaspora in an archipelago known for ancient herpetological endemism. Journal of Heredity 106:315–321.

Durden, L. A., C. R. Knapp, L. Beati, and S. Dold. 2015. Reptile-associated ticks from Dominica and the Bahamas with notes on hyperparasitic erythraeid mites. Journal of Parasitology 101:24–27.

Glon, M.G., Larson, E.R., and K.L. Pangle. 2015. Comparison of 13C and 15N discrimination factors and turnover rates between congeneric crayfish Orconectes rusticus and O. virillis (Decapoda, Cambaridae). Hydrobiologia 1:11.

Kreps, T.A., Larson, E.R., and D.M. Lodge. 2015. Do invasive rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) decouple littoral and pelagic energy flows in lake food webs. Freshwater Science.

Lesniak, T. C., A. E. Schirmer, and C. R. Knapp. 2015. Evaluating the role of temperature in the reproduction of the Yellow Stingray (Urobatis jamaicensis). Zoo Biology 34:33–39.

Loh, T.-L., McMurray, S.E., Henkel, T.P., Civente, J., and J.R. Pawlik. 2015. Indirect effects of overfishing on Caribbean reefs: sponges overgrow reef-building corals. PeerJ 3:e901.

Loh, T.-L., and Z. Jaafar. 2015. Turning the tide on bottom trawling. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 25(4):581-583. doi:10.1002/aqc2563.

Tiemann, J.S., C.A. Taylor, D. Wylie, J. Lamer, P.W. Willink, F.M. Veraldi, S.M. Pescitelli, B. Lubinski, T. Thomas, R. Sauer, and B. Cantrell. 2015. Range expansions and new drainage records for select Illinois fishes. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 108:47-52.

Colosimo, G., C. R. Knapp, L. E.  Wallace, and M. E. Welch. 2014. Inferred vs realized patterns of gene flow: An analysis of population structure in the Andros Island Rock Iguana. PLOS ONE 9(9): e106963. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0106963.

Jaafar, Z., and T. Loh. 2014. Linking land, air and sea: potential impacts of biomass burning and the resultant haze on marine ecosystems of Southeast Asia. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.12539

Knapp, C. R., K. N. Hines, T. Zachariah, C. Perez-Heydrich, J. B. Iverson, S. D. Buckner, S. C. Halach, C. R. Lattin, and L. M. Romero. 2013. Physiological effects of tourism and associated food provisioning in an endangered iguana. Conservation Physiology 1: doi:10.1093/conphys/cot032.

Capen, T., A. Schirmer, and C. R. Knapp. 2013. Ultrasound evidence of fetal resorption in the yellow stingray, Urobatis jamaicensis (Urotrygonidae). Cybium 37:314–316.

Tewfik, A. and B. Scheuer. 2013. Ecology of the King Helmet, Cassis tuberosa (L.), in South Caicos. Caribbean Naturalist 2: 1-10.

Wojick, K. B., L. M. Naples, and C. R. Knapp. 2013. Ocular health assessment, tear production, and intraocular pressure in the Andros Island iguana (Cyclura cychlura cychlura). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 44:116–123.

Hayes, W. K., J. B. John B. Iverson, C. R. Knapp, and R. L. Carter. 2012. Do invasive rodents impact endangered insular iguana populations? Biodiversity and Conservation 21:1893–1899.

Knapp, C. R., S. Alvarez-Clare, and C. Perez-Heydrich. 2010. The influence of landscape heterogeneity and dispersal on survival of neonate insular iguanas. Copeia 2010:62–70.  

Goodman, R. M., C. R. Knapp, K. A. Bradley, G. P. Gerber, and A. C. Alberts. 2009. Review of radio transmitter attachment methods for West Indian rock iguanas (genus Cyclura). Applied Herpetology 6:151–170.

Knapp, C. R., and A. K. Owens. 2008. Nesting behavior and the use of termitaria by the Andros Iguana (Cyclura cychlura cychlura). Journal of Herpetology42:46–53.

Knapp, C. R., J. B. Iverson, and A. K. Owens. 2006. Geographic variation in nesting behavior and reproductive biology of an insular iguana (Cyclura cychlura). Canadian Journal of Zoology84:1566–1575.

Knapp, C. R., andP. Gomez-Zlatar. 2006. Iguanidae or Iguaninae? A taxonomic summary and      literature-use analysis.Herpetological Review 37:29–34.

Knapp, C. R., and A. K. Owens. 2005. Home range and habitat associations of a Bahamian iguana: implications for conservation. Animal Conservation 8:269–278.

Durden, L. A., and C. R. Knapp. 2005.Ticks parasitizing reptiles in the Bahamas. Medical and      Veterinary Entomology 19:326–328.

Knapp, C. R., and A. K. Owens. 2005. An effective new radio transmitter attachment technique for lizards. Herpetological Review 36:264–266.

Books and Book Chapters

Iverson, J.B., T.D. Grant, C.R. Knapp, and S.A. Pasachnik (Eds.). 2016. Iguanas: Biology, Systematics, and Conservation. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 11 (Monograph 6).

Larson, E.R., and B.W. Williams. 2015. Historical biogeography of Pacifastacus crayfishes and their branchiobdellidan and entocytherid ectosymbionts in western North America. pp 404-447. In T. Kawai, Z. Faulkes, and G. Scholtz (eds.) Freshwater Crayfish: A Global Overview.

Knapp, C. and L. Pagni (eds.). 2011. Andros Iguana Conservation Action Plan, 2005–2011. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN/SSC Iguana Specialist Group. 24 pp. ISBN: 978-2-8317-1402-8

Knapp, C. R., J. B. Iverson, S. D. Buckner, and S. V. Cant. 2011. Conservation of Amphibians and Reptiles in The Bahamas. Pages 53–87 In A. Hailey, B. S. Wilson, and J. Horrocks, eds. Conservation of Caribbean Island Herpetofaunas, Vol 2 Regional Accounts of the West Indies, Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Knapp, C. R. 2004. Ecotourism and its potential impacts on iguana conservation in the Caribbean. Pages 290–301 In A. C. Alberts, R. L. Carter, W. K. Hayes, and E. P. Martins, eds. Iguanas: Biology and Conservation, University of California Press, Berkeley.

Knapp C. R., and R. D. Hudson. 2004. Translocation strategies as a conservation tool for West Indian iguanas: Evaluations and recommendations. Pages 199–209 In A. C. Alberts, R. L. Carter, W. K. Hayes, and E. P. Martins, eds. Iguanas: Biology and Conservation, University of California Press, Berkeley.

Miscellaneous Publications

Knapp, C. R. 2015. Staying high and dry: a unique nesting strategy for an insular iguana. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13:114–115.

Luther, B., C. R. Knapp, D. U. Greene, S. D. Buckner, and J. B. Iverson. 2012. Cyclura cychlura figginsi. Rodent kill. Herpetological Review 43:483.

Knapp, C. 2011. Andros Iguana Research Spotlight. Trust Notes: The Newsletter of the Bahamas National Trust 7(1):2-3.

Iverson, J. B., C. R. Knapp, K. N. Hines, S. A. Pasachnik, and L. Pieper. 2011. Cychlura cychlura inornata. Mortality. Herpetological Review 42:274.

Hines, K. N., C. R. Knapp, T. T. Zachariah, J. B. Iverson, and G. R. Smith. 2010. Cychlura cychlura inornata. Paraphimosis and prolapsed cloaca. Herpetological Review 41:77–78.

Anonymous. 2009. Visitor information: Exuma iguanas. Brochure published by the Bahamas National Trust, Nassau, Bahamas. (C.R. Knapp, text)

Knapp, C. 2008. Iguanas in the stream. Caribbean Compass No. 159:27–29.

Knapp, C. R., and A. K. Owens. 2008. Cyclura cychlura cychlura. Attempted Predation. Herpetological Review39:221–222.

Owens, A. K., and C. R. Knapp. 2007. Cyclura cychlura cychlura. Scoliosis; Kyphosis. Herpetological Review 38:454–455.

Knapp, C. R. 2007. The potential for iguana-based ecotourism on Andros: A first assessment. The Bahamas Naturalist and Journal of Science 2:10–17.

Knapp, C. 2006. Out of the cooking pot: integrating education into field research for the Andros iguana. Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Connect November:50.

Iverson, J. B., S. A. Pasachnik, C. R. Knapp, and S. D. Buckner. 2005. Cyclura cychlura. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 810:1–9.

Knapp, C. R. 2005. Working to save the Andros iguana. Iguana 12:8–13. 

Owens, A. K., and C. R. Knapp. 2004. Leiocephalus carinatus coryi. Nest location. Herpetological  Review 35:392–393.

Knapp, C. R., Iverson, J. B. and Buckner, S. 2004. Cyclura cychlura. In IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4.

Knapp, C. R. and Buckner, S. D. 2004. Cyclura cychlura ssp. figginsi. In IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4.

Knapp, C. R. and Buckner, S. D. 2004. Cyclura cychlura ssp. Cychlura. In IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4.