Selected Publications

Kough, A. S., Cronin, H., Skubel, R., Belak, C. A., & Stoner, A. W. (2017). Efficacy of an established marine protected area at sustaining a queen conch Lobatus gigas population during three decades of monitoring. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 573, 177-189.

Larson, E. R., Renshaw, M. A., Gantz, C. A., Umek, J., Chandra, S., Lodge, D. M., & Igan, S. P. (2017). Environmental DNA (eDNA) detects the invasive crayfishes Orconectus rusticus and Pacifastacus leniusculus in large lakes of North America. Hydrobiologia DOI 10.1007/s10750-017-3210-7

Iverson, J. B., K. Francois, J. Jollay, S. D. Buckner, C. R. Knapp. (2017). Cyclura cychlura figginsi. Allogrooming. Herpetological Review, 48, 188.

Aylesworth, L. Loh, T-L., Rongrongmuang, W. & Vincent, A. C. J. (2017). Seahorses (Hippocampus spp.) as a case study for locating cryptic and data-poor marine fishes for conservation. Animal Conservation. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12332

Rypel, A. L., & David, S. R. (2017). Pattern and scale in latitude-production relationships for freshwater fishes. Ecosphere 8(1) e01660. 10.1002/ecs2.1660

Stump, K. L., Dahlgren, C. P., Sherman, K. D. & Knapp, C. R. (2017). Migration patterns of Nassau Grouper suggest the collapse of a historic fish spawning aggregation and existence of an undocumented aggregation. Bulletin of Marine Science, 93, 375-389. doi.org/10.5343/bms.2016.1042

Aylesworth, L., Loh, T.-L, W. Rongrongmuang, A.C.J. Vincent. Seahorses (Hippocampus spp.) as a case study for locating cryptic and data-poor marine fishes for conservation. Animal ConservationDOI: 10.1111/acv.12332

Rypel, A.L. and S.R. David. 2017. Pattern and scale in latitude-production relationships for freshwater fishes. Ecosphere 8(1)DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1660

Stump, K.L., C.P. Dahlgren, K.D. ShermanC.R. Knapp. 2017. Nassau Grouper migration patterns during full moon suggest collapsed historic fish spawning aggregation and evidence of an undocumented aggregation. Bulletin of Marine Science. https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2016.1042

Beattie, A. M., Whiles, M. R., & Willink, P. W. (2016). Diets, population structure, and seasonal activity patterns of mudpuppies (Necturus maculosus) in an urban, Great Lakes coastal habitat. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 43(1), 132-143. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0380133016302106

Truelove, N. K., Kough, A. S., Behringer, D. C., Paris, C. B., Box, S. J., Preziosi, R. F., & Butler, M. J. (2016) Biophysical connectivity explains population genetic structure in a highly dispersive marine species. Coral Reefs, 1-12.  doi:10.1007/s00338-016-1516-y

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

Dougherty, M. M., Larson, E. R., Renshaw, M. A., Gantz, C. A., Egan, S. P., Erickson, D. M., & Lodge, D. M. (2016). Environmental DNA (eDNA) detects the invasive rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus at low abundances. Journal of Applied Ecology, 53, 722-732.

Kreps, T. A., Larson, E. R., & Lodge, D. M. (2016). Do invasive rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus) decouple littoral and pelagic energy flows in lake food webs?. Freshwater Science, 35(1), 103-113.

Iverson, J.B., Grant, T. D., Knapp, C. R. & Pasachnik, S. A. (eds.). 2016. Iguanas: Biology, Systematics, and Conservation. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 11 (Monograph 6). http://www.herpconbio.org/contents_vol11_Monograph6.html

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

Aylesworth, L., Lawson, J. M., Laksanawimol, P., Ferber, P., & Loh, T. L. (2016). New records of the Japanese seahorse Hippocampus mohnikei in Southeast Asia lead to updates in range, habitat and threats. Journal of Fish Biology, 88(4), 1620-1630.

Knapp, C. R., & Alvarez-Clare, S. (2016). Influence of morphological, chemical and physical leaf traits on food selection of a herbivorous iguana from The Bahamas. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 32(01), 75-78.

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).

Dougherty, M.M., E.R. Larson, M.A. Renshaw, C.A. Gantz, S.P. Egan, D.M.Erickson, and D.M. Lodge. 2016. Environmental DNA (eDNA) detects the invasive rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus at low abundances. Journal of Applied Ecology 53:722-732.

Beattie, A.M., M.R. Whiles, and P.W. Willink. 2016. Diets, population structure, and seasonal activity patterns of mudpuppies (Necturus maculosus) in an urban, Great Lakes coastal habitat. Journal of Great Lakes Research 43(1):132-143.

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

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

Knapp, C. R. (2015). Staying high and dry: a unique nesting strategy for an insular iguana. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 13(2), 114-115.

Glon, M. G., Larson, E. R., & Pangle, K. L. (2015). Comparison of 13C and 15N discrimination factors and turnover rates between congeneric crayfish Orconectes rusticus and O. virilis (Decapoda, Cambaridae). Hydrobiologia, 1-11. Doi 10.1007/s10750-015-2527-3

Martin, J. L., Knapp, C. R., Gerber, G. P., Thorpe, R. S., & Welch, M. E. (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(3), 315-321.

David, S. R., Kik IV, R. S., Diana, J. S., Rutherford, E. S., & Wiley, M. J. (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.

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

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

Durden, L. A., Knapp, C. R., Beati, L., & Dold, S. (2015). Reptile-associated ticks from Dominica and The Bahamas with notes on hyperparasitic erythraeid mites. Journal of Parasitology, 101(1), 24-27.

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

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.

Jaafar, Z., & Loh, T. L. (2014). Linking land, air and sea: potential impacts of biomass burning and the resultant haze on marine ecosystems of Southeast Asia. Global Change Biology, 20(9), 2701-2707.

Morrow, K., Bell, S. S., & Tewfik, A. (2014). Variation in ghost crab trophic links on sandy beaches. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 502, 197-206.

Knapp, C., Breuil, M., Rodriques, C., and Iverson, J (eds.) (2014).  Lesser Antillean Iguana, Iguana delicatissima:  Conservation Action Plan, 2014–2016. Gland, Switzerland:  IUCN SSC Iguana Specialist Group. 42 pp.

Lesniak, T. C., Schirmer, A. E., & Knapp, C. R. (2015). Evaluating the role of temperature in the reproduction of the Yellow stingray (Urobatis jamaicensis). Zoo Biology, 34(1), 33-39.

Loh, T. L., & Pawlik, J. R. (2014). Chemical defenses and resource trade-offs structure sponge communities on Caribbean coral reefs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(11), 4151-4156.

Colosimo, G., Knapp, C. R., Wallace, L. E., & Welch, M. E. (2014). Inferred vs realized patterns of gene flow: an analysis of population structure in the Andros Island Rock Iguana. PloS One, 9(9), e106963.

Knapp, C. R., Hines, K. N., Zachariah, T. T., Perez-Heydrich, C., Iverson, J. B., Buckner, S. D., ... & Romero, L. M. (2013). Physiological effects of tourism and associated food provisioning in an endangered iguana. Conservation Physiology, 1(1), cot032.

Lesniak, T. C., Schirmer, A. E., & Knapp, C. R. (2013). Ultrasound evidence of fetal resorption in the Yellow stingray, Urobatis jamaicensis (Urotrygonidae). Cybium, 37(4), 314-316.

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

Wojick, K. B., Naples, L. M., & Knapp, C. R. (2013). Ocular health assessment, tear production, and intraocular pressure in the Andros Island iguana (Cyclura cychlura cychlura). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 44(1), 116-123.

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.

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.

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., & Perez-Heydrich, C. (2012). Using non-conspicuous metrics to examine selected impacts of disturbance on a long-lived reptile. Endangered Species Research, 17(3), 193-200.

Knapp, C. R., Durden, L. A., & Klompen, H.  (2012). Iguana delicatissima. Ectoparasitism. Herpetological Review, 43, 134.

Hayes, W. K., Iverson, J. B., Knapp, C. R., & Carter, R. L. (2012). Do invasive rodents impact endangered insular iguana populations?. Biodiversity and Conservation, 21(7), 1893-1899.

Luther, B., Knapp, C. R., Greene, D. U., Buckner, S. D., & Iverson, J. B. (2012). Cyclura cychlura figginsi (Exuma Island Rock Iguana). Rodent kill. Herpetological Review, 43, 483.

Hyatt, M. W., Anderson, P. A., O'Donnell, P. M., & Berzins, I. K. (2012). Assessment of acid–base derangements among Bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo), Bull (Carcharhinus leucas), and Lemon (Negaprion brevirostris) sharks from gillnet and longline capture and handling methods. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 162(2), 113-120. 

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.

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., 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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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. www.iucnredlist.org.

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

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