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Arrington, D.A., Harris, R.J., Layman, C.A., and Gomes, D.G.E. 2023. Science of the Total Environment. Leveraging green infrastructure for efficient treatment of reclaimed water. 872(162232).

Campanino, F.M., English, P.A., Layman, C.A., and Archer, S.K. Sponge presence increases the diversity and abundance of fish and invertebrates in a subtropical seagrass bed. Estuaries and Coasts. 10.1007/s12237-023-01186-x


Layman, C.A. and Rypel, A.L. 2022. Beyond Kuhnian paradigms: normal science and theory dependence in ecology. EcoEvoRxiv.

Brines, E.M., Andskog, M.A., Munsterman, K.S., Layman, C.A., and Allgeier, J.E. 2022. Anthropogenic nutrients mitigate importance of fish-mediated nutrient supply for seagrass beds in Haiti. Marine Biology. 169:38.

Layman, C.A., Maura Patterson, O., Giery, S.T., Allgeier, J.E., and Rypel, A.L. 2022. Direct economic inputs from internationally funded science projects to the Abaco Islands, The BahamasCaribbean Journal of Science. 52:16-23.

Stoner, E.W., Archer, S.K., and Layman, C.A. 2022. Increased nutrient availability correlates with increased growth of the benthic jellyfish Cassiopea spp. Food Webs 31.


Maurer, A.S., Stapleton, S.P., Layman, C.A., and Burford Reiskind, M.O. 2021. The Atlantic Sargassum invasion impedes beach access for nesting sea turtles. Climate Change Ecology 2:100034.

Maurer, A.S., Seminoff, J.A., Layman, C.A., Stapleton, S.P., Godfrey, M.H., and Burford Reiskind, M.O. 2021. Population viability of sea turtles in the context of global warming. Bioscience 71(8):790-804.

Archer, S.K., English, P., Campanino, F.M., and Layman, C.A. 2021. Sponges facilitate primary producers in a Bahamian seagrass system. Marine Biology 168(11):162.

Langerhans, R.B., Goins, T.R., Stemp, K.M., Riesch, R., Araújo, M.S., and Layman, C.A. 2021. Consuming costly prey: Optimal foraging and the role of compensatory growth. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8:603387.

Bilodeau, S.M., Layman, C.A., and Silman, M.R. 2021. Benthic pattern formation in shallow tropical reefscapes: Is grazing sufficient to form grazing halos? Landscape Ecology 36(6):1605-1620.

Bogdanoff, A.K., Shertzer, K.W., Layman, C.A., Chapman, J.K., Futerima, M., Solomon, J., Sabattis, J., Green, S., and Morris, J.A. Jr. 2021. Optimum lionfish yield: A non-traditional management concept or invasive lionfish (Pterois spp.) fisheries. Biological Invasions 23:795-810.


Layman, C.A. and Allgeier, J.E. 2020. An ecosystem ecology perspective on artificial reef production. Journal of Applied Ecology 57(11):2139-2148.

Layman, C.A. and Rypel, A.L.  Secondary production is an underutilized metric to assess restoration initiatives. Food Webs 25:e00174.

Layman, C.A. Allgeier, J.E., and Giery, S.T. 2020. Moving beyond semantics: Advancing restoration with food web approaches. Food Webs 25:e00175.

Archer, S.K., Kahn, A.S., Thiess, M., Law, L, Leys, S.P., Johannessen, S.C., Layman, C.A., Burke, L., and Dunham, A. 2020. Foundation species abundance influences food web topology on glass sponge reefs. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:549478.

Jud, Z.R. and Layman, C.A. 2020. Changes in motile benthic community structure following oyster reef restoration in a subtropical estuary. Food Webs e00177.

Allgeier, J.E., Cline, T.J., Walsworth, T.E., Wathen, G., Layman, C.A., and Schindler, D.E. 2020. Individual behavior drives ecosystem function and the impacts of harvest. Science Advances 6:eaax8329.

Allgeier, J.E., Andskog, M.A., Hensel, E., Appaldo, R., Layman, C.A., and Kemp, D.W. 2020. Re-wiring coral: anthropogenic nutrients shift diverse coral-symbiont nutrient and carbon interactions toward algal dominance. Global Change Biology 26:5588-5601.

Rossi, R.E., Archer, S.K. Giri, C. and Layman, C.A. 2020. The role of multiple stressors in a dwarf red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) dieback. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 237:106660.

Allgeier, J.E., Wenger, S., and Layman, C.A. 2020. Taxonomic identity best explains variation in body nutrient stoichiometry in a diverse marine animal community. Scientific Reports 10:13718.


Lyon, R.P., Eggleston, D.B., Bohnenstiehl, D.R., Layman, C.A., Ricci, S.W., and Allgeier, J.E. 2019. Fish community structure, habitat complexity, and soundscape characteristics of patch reefs in a tropical, back-reef system. Marine Ecology Progress Series 609:33-48.

Giery, S.T. and Layman, C.A. 2019. Ecological consequences of sexually selected traits: an eco-evolutionary perspectiveQuarterly Review of Biology 94(1):29-74.

Hensel, E., Allgeier, J.E.. and Layman, C.A. 2019. Effects of predator presence and habitat complexity on reef fish communities in The Bahamas. Marine Biology 166:136.

Maurer, A.S., Stapleton, S.P., and Layman, C.A. 2019. Impacts of the Caribbean Sargassum influx on sea turtle nesting ecology. Proceedings of the Gulf and Fisheries Institute. 71:327-329.


Allgeier, J.E., Layman, C.A., Montaña, C.G., Buhler, S., Appaldo, R., and Rosemond, A.D. 2018. Anthropogenic vs. fish-derived nutrient effects on seagrass community structure and function. Ecology 99(8):1792-1801.

Bogdanoff, A.K., Mostowy, J., Peake, J., Layman, C.A., Bermudez, A.B., Baca, C.G., Palacios, N.H., Gonzalez, D.T.M., Xicoténcatl, M.R.B., and Morris, J.A. Jr. 2018. A brief description of invasive lionfish (Pterois sp.) diet composition in the Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park. Food Webs 16 (2018) e00104.

Hensel, S., Wenclawski, S., and Layman, C.A. 2018. Using a small, consumer-grade drone to identify and count marine megafauna in shallow habitats. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research 46(5):1025-1033.

Peake, J., Bogdanoff, A.K., Layman, C.A., Castillo, B., Reale-Munroe, K., Chapman, J., Dahl, K.,Patterson, W., Eddy, C., Faletti, K., Higgs, N., Johnston, M.A., Muñoz, R.C., Sandell, V., Villasenor-Derbez, J.C., and Morris, J.A. Jr. 2018Feeding ecology of invasive lionfish (Pterois volitans and Pterois miles) in the temperate and tropical western Atlantic. Biological Invasions.

Archer, S.K., Buhler, S. and Layman, C.A. 2018. Ambient nutrient availability drives the outcome of an interaction between a sponge (Halichondria melanadocia) and a seagrass (Thalassia testudinum)Journal of Ecology 503:86-91.

Kenworthy, M.D., Grabowski, J.H., Layman, C.A., Sherwood, Graham, D., Powers, S.P., Peterson,C.H., Gittman, R.K., Keller, D.A., and Fodrie, F.J. In press. Movement ecology of a mobile predatory fish reveals limited habitat linkages within a temperate estuarine seascape. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

Henson, M.N., Aday, D.D., Rice, J.A. and Layman, C.A. 2018. Assessing the influence of tilapia on sport species in North Carolina reservoirs. Transactions of the American Fishery Society 147:350-362.


Rossi, R.E., Giery, S.T., Bonnema, E.W., Todd, A.L., and Layman, C.A. 2017. Characterizing trophic ecology of the checkered puffer (Sphoeroides testudieus). Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research. 45(5): 1075-1078.

Araújo, M.S., R. B. Langerhans, R.B., Layman, C.A. 2017. Body streamlining is related to higher growth rates in Bahamian mosquitofish. Evolutionary Ecology Research 18(4):383-391.

Olds, A.D., Vargas-Fonseca, E., Connolly, R.M., Gilby, B.L., Huijbers, C.H., Hyndes, G.A., Layman, C.A, Whitfield, A.K., and Schlacher, T.A. 2017. Ecology of fish in surf zones of beaches: a global review. Fish and Fisheries. 00:1–12.

Archer, S.K., Stevens, J.L., Rossi, R.E., Matterson, K. and Layman, C.A. 2017. Abiotic conditions drive significant variability in nutrient processing by a common Caribbean sponge, Ircinia felix. Limnology and Oceanography 62(4): 1783-1793.

Allgeier, J.E., Burkepile, D.E., and Layman, C.A. 2017. Animal pee in the sea: consumer-mediated nutrient dynamics in the world’s oceans. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13625.

Pinheiro, I.E., Layman, C.A., Castello, J.P. and Leite, T.S. 2017. Characterizing the trophic role of demersal predators on rocky reefs of an isolated Equatorial IslandJournal of Applied Ichthyology 33:47-53.

Sweatman, J.L., Layman, C.A., and Fourqurean, J.W. 2017. Habitat fragmentation has weak impacts on aspects of ecosystem functioning in a sub-tropical seagrass bed. Marine Environmental Research. 129:95-108.

Giery, S.T. and Layman, C.A. 2017. Dissolved organic carbon drives unimodal sexual signal variation among Bahamian mosquitofish populations. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 284: 20170163.


Layman, C.A., Allgeier, J.E., and Montaña, C.G. 2016. The attraction-production debate viewed from the bottom-up: mechanistic evidence of increased production thresholds. Ecological Engineering. 95:574-579.

Allgeier, J.E, Valdivia, A., Cox, C., Bruno, J.F., and Layman, C.A. 2016. Fishing down nutrients on coral reefs. Nature Communications. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12461.

Stoner, E.W., Sebilian, S.S., Layman, C.A. 2016. Zooxanthellae densities in upside-down jellyfish, Cassiopea spp., from coastal habitats of The Bahamas. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía. 51:203-208.

Albo-Puigserver, M., Navarro, J., Coll, M., Layman, C.A., and Palomera, I. 2016. Trophic structure of pelagic fish species in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Marine Environmental Research 117:27-35.

Yeager, L.A., Stoner, E.W., Peters, J.R. and Layman, C.A. 2016. A terrestrial-aquatic food web subsidy is potentially mediated by multiple predator effects on an arboreal crab. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 475: 73-79.

Antón, A., Cure, K, Layman, C.A., Puntila, R., Simpson, M.S., and Bruno, J.F. 2016. Prey naiveté to invasive lionfish (Pterois volitans). Marine Ecology Progress Series. 544: 257-269.


Layman, C.A., Giery, S.T., Buhler, S., Rossi, R., Penland, T., Henson, M.N., Bogdanoff, A.K., Cove, M.V., Irizarry, A.D., Schalke, C.M., and Archer, S.K.  2015. A primer on the history of food web ecology: Fundamental contributions of fourteen researchers. Food Webs 4:14-24.

Riesch, R., Easter, T., Layman, C.A., and Langerhans, R.B. 2015. Rapid human-induced divergence of life history strategies in Bahamian live-bearing fishes (family Poecilidae). Journal of Animal Ecology 84(6): 1732-1743.

Allgeier, J.E., Wegner, S., Rosemond, A.D., Schindler, D.E., and Layman, C.A. 2015. Metabolic theory and biodiversity, but not stoichiometry, best predict nutrient recycling in a diverse food web. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences doi/10.1073/pnas.1420819112.

Giery, S.T. and Layman, C.A. 2015. Interpopulation variation in a condition-dependent signal: predation regime affects signal intensity and reliability. American Naturalist 186(2):187-195

Giery, S.T., Layman, C.A. and Langerhans, R.B. 2015. Anthropogenic ecosystem fragmentation drives shared and unique patterns of sexual signal divergence among three species of Bahamian mosquitofishEvolutionary Applications 8(7):679-691.  

Stoner, E.W. and Layman, C.A. 2015. Bristle worms attack: Benthic jellyfish are not trophic dead endsFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13:226-227. 

Peters, J.R., Yeager, L.A., and Layman, C.A. 2015. Comparison of fish assemblages in restored and natural mangrove habitats along urban shorelines of Biscayne Bay, FloridaBulletin of Marine Science 91(2):125-139

Jud, Z.R., Layman C.A. and Nichols, P.K. 2015. Broad salinity tolerance in the invasive lionfish, Pterois spp., facilitates estuarine invasion. Environmental Biology of Fishes 98:135-143.

Archer, S.K., Allgeier, J.E., Semmens, B.X., Heppell, S.A., Pattengill-Semmens, C.V., Rosemond, A.D., Bush, P.G., McCoy, C.M., Johnson, B.C., and Layman, C.A. 2015Hot moments in spawning aggregations: implications for ecosystem-scale nutrient cycling. Coral Reefs 34:19-23.

Allgeier, J.E., Layman, C.A., Mumby, P.J., and Rosemond, A.D.  2015. Biogeochemical implications of biodiversity and community structure across multiple coastal ecosystemsEcological Monographs 85(1):117-132.

Layman, C.A., Newsome, S.D., and Crawford, T.G. 2015. Individual specialization within populations: emerging areas of study. Oecologia 178:1-4.

Chacin, D.H., Yeager, L.A., Giery, S.T., Layman, C.A., and Langerhans, R.B. 2015. Does hydrologic fragmentation affect coastal bird communities? A study from Abaco Island, The Bahamas. Wetlands Ecology and Management 23(3):551-557.

Fodrie, J.F., Yeager, L.A., Grabowski, J.H., Layman, C.A., Sherwood, G.D., and Kenworthy, M.D. 2015. Measuring individuality in habitat use across complex landscapes: approaches, constraints, and implications for assessing resource specialization. Oecologia 178(1):75-87.

Huijbers, C.M., Nagelkerken, I. and Layman, C.A. 2015. Fish movement from nursery bays to coral reefs: a matter of size? Hydrobiologia 750:89-101.

Archer, S.K., Stoner, E.W., and Layman, C.A. 2015. Context dependent species interaction between a sponge (Halichondria melanadocia) and a seagrass (Thalassia testudinum). Journal of Marine Biology and Ecology.

Montaña, C., Layman, C.A., and Winemiller, K.O. 2015. Species-area relationships in benthic patch habitats of a tropical riverAustral Ecology 40(3):331-336.


Heinen-Kay, J.L., Noel, H.G., Layman, C.A., and Langerhans, R.B. 2014. Human-caused habitat fragmentation drives rapid divergence of male genital morphology in Bahamian mosquitofish. Evolutionary Applications 7(10):1252-1267.

Nifong, J.C., Layman, C.A., and Silliman, B.R. 2014. Size, sex, and individual-level behavior drive intra-population variation in cross-ecosystem foraging of a top-predatorJournal of Animal Ecology 84:35-48.

Stoner, E.W., Yeager, L.A., Sebilian, S.S., Sweatman, J.L. and Layman, C.A. 2014. Modification of a seagrass community by benthic jellyfish blooms and nutrient enrichment. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 461:185-192.

Zapata, M.J., Yeager, L.A., and Layman, C.A. 2014. Day-night patterns in natural and artificial patch reef fish assemblages of The BahamasCaribbean Naturalist 18:1-15.

Araújo, M.S., Langerhans, R.B., Giery, S.T. and Layman, C.A. 2014. Ecosystem fragmentation drives increased diet variation in an endemic livebearing fish of The Bahamas. Ecology and Evolution 4(16):3298-3303.

Layman C.A., Jud, Z.R., and Nichols, P. 2014. Lionfish alter benthic invertebrate assemblages. Marine Biology 161(9):2179-2182.

Layman C.A., Jud, Z.R., Archer, S.K. and Riera, D. 2014. Provision of ecosystem services by artificial structures in a highly impacted estuaryEnvironmental Research Letters 9 (2014) 044009.

Yeager, L.A., Stoner, E.W., Zapata, M.J., and Layman, C.A. 2014. Does landscape context mediate the nature of density dependence for a coral reef fish?  Ecological Applications 85(2):264-277.

Winemiller, K.O., Roelke, D.L., Cotner, J.B., Montoya, J.V., Sanchez, L., Castillo, M.M., Montaña, C. and Layman, C.A. 2014Pulsing hydrology determines top-down control of basal resources by fish and meiofauna in a tropical river-floodplain ecosystemEcological Monographs 81:621-635.

Stoner, E.W., Yeager, L.A., and Layman, C.A. 2014. Effects of the epibenthic jellyfish, Cassiopea spp., on faunal community structure of Bahamian seagrass bedsCaribbean Naturalist 12:1-10.

Yeager, L.A., Layman, C.A. and Hammerschlag-Peyer, C.M.  2014. Diet variation of a generalist fish predator, Gray snapper Lutjanus griseus, across an estuarine gradient: trade-offs of quantity for quality? Journal of Fish Biology 85(2): 264-277.

Allgeier, J.E., Layman, C.A., Mumby, P.J., Rosemond, A.D. 2014. Consistent nutrient storage and supply mediated by diverse fish communities in coral reef ecosystems. Global Change Biology 20(8):2459-2472.

Côté, I,M, Darling, E.S., Malpica-Cruz, L., Smith, N.S., Green, S.J., Curtis-Quick, J., and Layman, C.A. 2014. What doesn’t kill you makes you wary?  Effect of repeated culling on the behaviour of an invasive predator. PLoS One 9(4): e94248.

Layman C.A., Jud, Z.R., Arrington, D.A., and Sabin, D. 2014. Using fish behavior to assess habitat quality of a restored oyster reef. Ecological Restoration 32(2):140-143. (In pdf, scroll down to page 140)


Bruno, J.F., Valdivia, A., Hackerott, S., Cox, C.E., Green, S.J., Côte, I.M., Akins, L., Layman, C.A., Precht, W.F.  2013. Testing the grouper biocontrol hypothesis: A response to Mumby et al. 2013. Peer J Pre-prints.

Giery, S.T., Lemoine, N.P., Hammerschlag-Peyer, C.M., Abbey-Lee, R.N. and Layman, C.A. 2013. Bidirectional trophic linkages couple canopy and understory food webs. Functional Ecology.

Hackerott, S.,Valdivia, A., Green, S.J., Côté, I.M., Cox, C.E., Akins, L., Layman, C.A., Precht, W.F., and Bruno, J.F. 2013. Native predators do not influence invasion success of Pacific lionfish on Caribbean reefsPLoS One 8(7): e68259. 

Hammerschlag-Peyer, C.M, Allgeier, J.E., and Layman, C.A. 2013. Predator effects on faunal community composition in shallow seagrass beds of The Bahamas. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 446:282-290.

Heithaus, M.R., Vaudo, J.J., Kreicker, S., Layman, C.A., Krützen, M., Burkholder, D.A., Gastrich, K., Bessey, C., Sarabia, R., Cameron, K., Wirsing, A., Thomson, J.A., and Dunphy-Daly, M.M.  2013Apparent resource partitioning and trophic structure of large-bodied marine predators in a relatively pristine seagrass ecosystemMarine Ecology Progress Series 481:225-237.

Allgeier, J.A. Yeager, L.A., and Layman, C.A. 2013. Consumers regulate nutrient limitation regimes and primary production in seagrass ecosystemsEcology 94(2):521-529.

Layman, C.A., Allgeier, J.A., Yeager, L.A., and Stoner, E.W. 2013. Thresholds of ecosystem response to nutrient enrichment by aggregating fishesEcology 94(2):530-536.

Burkepile, D.E., Allgeier, J.A., Shantz, A.A., Pritchard, C.E., Lemoine, N., Bhatti, L., and Layman, C.A.  2013. Nutrient supply from fishes facilitates macroalgae and suppresses corals in a Caribbean coral reef ecosystem. Scientific Reports 3:1493 DOI 10.1038.


Yeager, L.A., Acevedo, C.L. and Layman, C.A. 2012. Effects of seascape context on abundance, condition and secondary production of a coral reef fish. Marine Ecology Progress Series 462:231-240.

Layman, C.A., Araújo, M.S., Boucek, R., Harrison, E., Jud, Z.R., Matich, P., Hammerschlag-Peyer, C.M., Rosenblatt, A., Vaudo, J., Yeager, L.A., Post, D.M., and Bearhop, S. 2012. . Applying Stable Isotopes to Examine Food Web Structure: An Overview of Analytical Tools. Biological Reviews 87(3):545-562.

Layman, C.A . and Allgeier, J.A.  2012. Characterizing trophic ecology of generalist consumers: a case study on the invasive lionfish Pterois volitans in The Bahamas.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 448:131-141. 

Jud, Z.R. and Layman, C.A. 2012. Site fidelity and movement patterns in the invasive lionfish, Pterois spp. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 414-415:69-74.

Hammerschlag-Peyer, C.M. and Layman, C.A. 2012. Mechanisms driving resource use variation in an abundant coastal fish predator.  Bulletin of Marine Science.


Hammerschlag-Peyer, C.M, Yeager, L.A., Araújo, M.S. and Layman, C.A. 2011. A hypothesis-testing framework for studies investigating ontogenetic niche shifts using stable isotope ratios. PLoS One 6(11):e27104.

Allgeier, J.E., Rosemond, A.D., and Layman, C.A. 2011. Variation in nutrient limitation and seagrass nutrient content in Bahamian tidal creeks.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 407:330-336.

Araújo, M.S., Bolnick, D.I., and Layman, C.A. The ecological causes of individual specialization.  Ecology Letters 14:948-958.

Valentine-Rose, L., Layman, C.A. and Rypel, A.L. 2011.Community secondary production as a measure of ecosystem function: a case study with aquatic ecosystem fragmentation. Bulletin of Marine  Science 87(4):913-937.

Montaña, C.G., Layman, C.A. and Winemiller, K.O. 2011Gape size influences seasonal patterns of piscivore diets in three Neotropical rivers. Neotropical Ichthyology 9(3):647-655

Jud, Z.R., Layman, C.A., Lee, J.A., and Arrington, D.A. 2011. Recent invasion of a Florida estuarine/riverine system by the lionfishPterois volitansAquatic Biology 13:21-26.

Stoner, E.W., Layman, C.A., Yeager, L.A., and Hassett, H. 2011. Effect of anthropogenic disturbance on abundance and size of the benthic jellyfish Cassiopea spp.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 62:1109-1114.

Yeager, L.A., Allgeier, J.A. and Layman. C.A. 2011. Effects of habitat heterogeneity at multiple spatial scales on fish community assembly. Oecologia 167(1):157-168.

Yeager, L.A. and Layman. C.A. 2011. Energy flow to consumers in a sub-tropical oyster reef food web. Aquatic Ecology 45(2):267-277.

Montaña, C.G., Layman, C.A., and Taphorn, D.C. 2010. Inventario de la ictiofauna del Caño La Guardia, afluente del río Capanaparo (cuenca del Orinoco), estado Apure, VenezuelaBiota Colombiana 11:75-88.

Heithaus, E.R., Heithaus, P.A., Heithaus, M.R., Burkholder, D. and Layman, C.A. 2011. Trophic dynamics of a relatively pristine subtropical fringing mangrove community. Marine Ecology Progress Series 428:49-61.

Layman, C.A., Allgeier, J.E., Rosemond, A.D., Dahlgren, C.P., and Yeager, L.A. 2011.  Marine Fisheries Declines Viewed Upside Down: Human Impacts on Consumer-Driven Nutrient Recycling.  Ecological Applications 21(2):343-349.

Valentine-Rose, L. and Layman, C.A. 2011. Response of fish assemblage structure and function following restoration of two small Bahamian tidal creeks.  Restoration Ecology 19(2):205-215.

Jud, Z.R., Shenker, J.M. and Layman, C.A. 2011. Dietary variation of age-0 tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) in anthropogenically-modified nursery habitats. Environmental Biology of Fishes 90(3):223-233.

Allgeier, J.A., Rosemond, A.D., and Layman, C.A. 2011. The frequency and magnitude of non-additive responses to multiple nutrient enrichment.  Journal of Applied Ecology 48(1):96-101.

Grol, M.G.G., Nagelkerken, I., Rypel, A.L., and Layman, C.A. 2011. Simple ecological trade-offs give rise to emergent cross-ecosystem distributions of a coral reef fish. Oecologia 165:79-88.

Matich, P., Heithaus, M.R., and Layman, C.A. 2011. Contrasting patterns of individual specialization and trophic coupling in two marine apex predators.  Journal of Animal Ecology 80: 294-305.


Layman, C.A., Arrington, D.A., Kramer, P.A., Valentine-Rose, L.M., Dahlgren, C.P., and Burke, L. 2010. Indicator taxa to assess anthropogenic impacts in Bahamas and Caribbean tidal creeks. Caribbean Journal of Science 46(1):12-18.

Allgeier, J.A., Rosemond, A.D, Mehring, A.S., and Layman, C.A. 2010. Synergistic nutrient co-limitation across a gradient of ecosystem fragmentation in subtropical mangrove-dominated wetlandsLimnology and Oceanography 55(6):2660-2668.

Hammerschlag-Peyer, C.P. and Layman, C.A. 2010. Specialization in individual-level movement patterns of snapper in Bahamian wetlands. Marine Ecology Progress Series 415:211-220.

Matich, P., Heithaus, M.R., and Layman, C.A.. 2010. Size-based variation in inter-tissue comparisons of stable carbon and nitrogen isotopic signatures of bull sharks and tiger sharks. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 67(5):877-885.

Layman, C.A., Montaña, C.G., and Allgeier, J.E. 2010. Linking community assembly and rates of water level change in river littoral habitats. Aquatic Ecology 44:269–273.


Montaña, C.G., Layman, C.A., and Taphorn, D.C. 2008. Comparison of fish assemblages in two littoral habitats in a Neotropical morichal stream in Venezuela. Neotropical Ichthyology 6(4):577-582.

Layman, C.A. and Post, D.M. 2008. Can stable isotope ratios provide for community-wide measures of trophic structure? Reply.Ecology 89(8):2358-2359.

Rypel, A.L. and Layman, C.A. 2008. Degree of hydrologic connectivity loss determines population-level characteristics of gray snapper in tidal creeks. Canadian Journal of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences 65:335-339.


Layman, C.A., Quattrochi, J.P., Peyer, C.M., and Allgeier, J.E. 2007. Niche width collapse in a resilient top predator following ecosystem fragmentation. Ecology Letters.

Layman, C.A., Arrington, D.A., Montaña, C.G., Post, D.M. 2007. Can Stable Isotope Ratios Provide for Community-wide Measures of Trophic Structure? Ecology 88(1): 42-48.

Post, D.M., Layman, C.A., Arrington, D.A., Takimoto, G., Quattrochi, J., and Montaña, C.G.2007. Getting to the fat of the matter: models, methods and assumptions for dealing with lipids in stable isotope analyses. Oecologia 152:179–189

Rypel, A.L., Layman, C.A., and Arrington, D.A. 2007. Water depth modifies relative predation risk for a motile fish taxa in Bahamian tidal creeks.  Estuaries and Coasts 30(3):1-8.  

Valentine-Rose, L., Cherry, J.A., Culp, J.J., Perez, K.E., Pollock, J.B., Arrington, D.A., and Layman, C.A. 2007. Floral and faunal differences between fragmented and unfragmented Bahamian tidal creeks. Wetlands 27(3):702-718.

Haney, R.A., Silliman, B.R., Fry, A.J., Layman, C.A.,  and Rand, D.M. 2007. The Pleistocene history of the sheepshead minnow (Cyprinodon variegatus): Non-equilibrium evolutionary dynamics within a diversifying species complex.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.

Layman, C.A. 2007. What can stable isotope ratios reveal about mangroves as fish habitat? Bulletin of Marine Science 80(3):513-527.

Valentine-Rose, L.M., Layman, C.A., Arrington, D.A. and Rypel, A.L. 2007. Habitat fragmentation affects fish secondary production in Bahamian tidal creeks. Bulletin of Marine Science 80(3):863-878.


Montaña, C.G., Taphorn, D., Layman, C.A., and Lasso C.A. Distribución, alimentación y reproducción de tres especies de pavones Cichla spp. (Perciformes, Cichlidae) en la cuenca baja del río Ventuari, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela. Memoria de la Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales 165: 83-102.

Arrington, D.A., Davidson, B.K., Winemiller, K.O., and Layman, C.A. Influence of life history and seasonal hydrology on lipid storage in three Neotropical fish species. Journal of Fish Biology 68:1-16.

Dahlgren, C.P., Kellison, G.T., Adams, A.J., Gillanders, B.M., Kendall, M.S., Layman, C.A., Ley, J.A., Nagelkerken, I., and Serafy, J.E. Marine nurseries and effective juvenile haitats: concepts and applications. Marine Ecology Progress Series 312: 291-295.

Layman, C.A., Dahlgren, C.P., Kellison, G.T., Adams, A.J., Gillanders, B.M., Kendall, M.S.,  Ley, J.A., Nagelkerken, I., and Serafy, J.E. Reply Comment: Marine nurseries and effective juvenile haitats Marine Ecology Progress Series 318: 307-308.

Adams, A.J., Dahlgren, C.P., Kellison, G.T., Kendall, M.S., Layman, C.A., Ley, J.A., Nagelkerken, I., and Serafy, J.E. Review: Nursery function of tropical back-reef systems. Marine Ecology Progress Series 318: 287-301.

Winemiller, K.O., Montoya, J., Layman, C.A., Roelke, D., and Cotner, J. 2006. Seasonally varying impact of detritivorous fishes on the benthic ecology of a tropical floodplain river. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25(1):250-262.

Hoeinghaus, D.J., Winemiller, K.O., Layman, C.A., Arrington, D.A., and Jepsen, D.B. 2006. Effects of seasonality and migratory prey on body condition of Cichla species in a tropical floodplain river. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 15:398-407.


Layman, C.A., Winemiller, K.O., Arrington, D.A., and Jepsen, D.B. 2005. Body size and trophic position in a diverse tropical food web. Ecology 86(9):2530-2535.

Layman, C.A., Langerhans, R.B., and Winemiller, K.O. 2005. Do species traits characterize changes in fish assemblage composition following commercial netting? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62:1-9.

Layman, C.A., and Winemiller, K.O. 2005. Patterns of habitat segregation among large fishes in a Neotropical floodplain riverNeotropical Ichthyology 3(1):103-109.

Layman, C.A., Arrington, D.A., and Blackwell, M. 2005. Community-based collaboration restores tidal Flow to an island estuary (Bahamas). Ecological Restoration 23(1):58-59.

Arrington, D.A., Winemiller, K.O., and Layman, C.A. 2005. Community assembly at the patch scale in a species-rich tropical river.Oecologia 144(1):157-167.

Langerhans, R.B., Layman, C.A., and DeWitt, T.J. 2005. Bigger is not always better in the evolution of male genitalia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102(21): 7618-7623.

Layman, C.A., Winemiller, K.O., and D.A. Arrington. 2005. Describing the structure and function of a Neotropical river food web using stable isotopes, stomach contents, and functional experiments. In: Dynamic Food Webs: Multispecies Assemblages, Ecosystem Development, and Environmental Change. Elsevier/Academic Press, pp. 395-406.

Scharler, U.M., Hulot, F.D., Baird, D.J., Cross, W.F., Culp, J., Layman, C.A., Raffaelli, D., Vos, M. and Winemiller, K.O. 2005.Central Issues for Aquatic Food Webs: From Chemical Cues to Whole System Responses. In: Dynamic Food Webs: Multispecies Assemblages, Ecosystem Development, and Environmental Change. Elsevier/Academic Press, pp. 451-462.

Winemiller, K.O. and Layman, C.A. 2005. Pattern, Process and Scale in the Food Web Paradigm: Moving on the Path from Abstraction to Prediction. In: Dynamic Food Webs: Multispecies Assemblages, Ecosystem Development, and Environmental Change . Elsevier/Academic Press, pp. 10-23.


Layman, C.A. and Winemiller, K.O. 2004. Size-based responses of prey to piscivore exclusion in a Neotropical river. Ecology85(5):1311-1320.

Layman, C.A., Arrington, D.A., Langerhans, R.B and Silliman, B.R.  2004. Degree of fragmentation affects assemblage structure in Andros Island (Bahamas) estuaries. Caribbean Journal of Science 40(2):232-244.

Layman, C.A., Jepsen, D.B., and Winemiller, K.O. 2004. Erratum: Structure of tropical river food webs revealed by stable isotope ratios. Oikos 107(1):222.

Langerhans, R.B., Layman, C.A., Shokrollahi, A.M. and DeWitt, T.J. Predator-driven phenotypic diversification in Gambusia affinis.Evolution 58(10):2305-2318.

Silliman, B. R., Layman, C. A., K. Geyer and Zieman, J.C. 2004. Predation by the black clawed mud crab, Panopeus herbstii, in mid-Atlantic salt marshes: further evidence for top-down control of community structure. Estuaries 27(2):188-196.


Layman, C.A.,Arrington, D.A., and Silliman, B.R. 2003. Underwater Visual Census Provides “Snapshot” Assessment for Tidal Connectivity Restoration (Bahamas). Ecological Restoration 21(12):132-133.

Langerhans, R.B., Layman, C.A., Langerhans, A.K, and DeWitt, T.J. 2003. Habitat-associated morphological divergence in two Neotropical fish species. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 80:689-698.

Hoeinghaus, D., Layman, C.A., Arrington, D.A. and Winemiller, K.O. 2003. Spatiotemporal variation in fish assemblage structure in tropical floodplain creeks. Environmental Biology of Fishes 67(4):379-387.

Hoeinghaus, D., Layman, C.A., Arrington, D.A. and Winemiller, K.O. 2003.  Movement of Cichla spp. (Cichlidae) in a Venezuelan floodplain river. Neotropical Ichthyology 1(2):121-126.

Silliman, B. R., Layman, C. A., and Altieri, A..  2003. Potential mutualism between a Xanthid crab and Alpheus shrimp in Mid-Atlantic salt marshes. Journal of Crustacean Biology 23(4):876-879.


Layman, C.A. and Silliman, B.R. 2002. Preliminary survey and diet analysis of juvenile fishes of an estuarine creek on Andros Island, Bahamas. Bulletin of Marine Science 70(1):199-210.


Layman, C.A. and Smith, D.E. 2001. Sampling bias of minnow traps in shallow aquatic habitats on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.Wetlands. 21(1):145-154.


Layman, C.A. 2000. Fish assemblage structure of the shallow ocean surf-zone on the Eastern Shore of Virginia barrier islands.Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 51:201-213.

Layman, C.A., Smith, D.E. and Herod, J.D. 2000. Seasonally varying importance of abiotic and biotic factors in marsh pond fish communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 207:155-169.