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Dr. Walters' Research

Knights, A.M. and K. Walters. In press. Recruitment, density-dependence and persistence of the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, in Southeastern US estuaries. Marine Ecology Progress Series.

Walters, K. 2009. Integrating structural and functional metrics to assess the early success of salt marsh restoration. In: Pardue, G. H. and Olvera, T. K., ed., Ecological Restoration, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY. pp. 111-139.

Hillard, R. and K. Walters. 2009. Prevalence, patterns and effects of shell damage on Geukensia demissa in South Carolina estuarine habitats. Marine Biology. 156: 2149-2160.

Luken, J.O. and K. Walters. 2009. Management of plant invaders within a marsh: an organizing principle for ecological restoration? In: Indergit, ed., Management of invasive weeds, Springer, New York, NY. pp. 61-76.

Arroyo, N.L., M. Maldonado and K. Walters. 2006. Within- and between-plant distribution of harpacticoid copepods in a North-Atlantic bed of Laminaria ochroleuca. Journal Marine Biological Association UK. 86: 309-316.

Hutchens, J. and K. Walters. 2006. Gastropod abundance and biomass relationships with salt marsh vegetation within ocean-dominated South Carolina, USA estuaries. Journal Shellfish Research. 25: 947-953.

Walters, K. and L. Coen. 2006. Approaches to analyzing community compositional change over ecological time: examples from natural and constructed intertidal oyster reefs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 330: 81-95.

Shanks, A. L. and K. Walters. 1997. Holoplankton, meroplankton, and meiofauna associated with marine snow. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 156: 75-86.

Shanks, A. L. and K. Walters. 1996. The feeding by a heterotrophic dinoflagellate (Noctoluca) in marine snow. Limnology and Oceanography. 41: 177-181.

Walters, K. and A. L. Shanks. 1996. Complex trophic and nontrophic interactions between meiobenthic copepods and marine snow. Journal Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 198: 131-145.

Walters, K., E. Jones, and L. Etherington. 1996. Experimental studies of predation on metazoans inhabiting Spartina alterniflora stems. Journal Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 195: 251-265.

Healy, B. and K. Walters. 1994. Oligochaeta in Spartina stems: the microdistribution of Enchytraeidae and Tubificidae in a salt marsh, Sapelo Island, USA. Hydrobiologia. 278: 111-123.

Walters, K. and S. S. Bell. 1994. Benthic, pelagic, and phytal linkages in a subtidal seagrass bed. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 108: 237-249.

Walters, K. and D. J. W. Moriarty. 1993. The effects of complex trophic interactions on a marine microbenthic community. Ecology 74: 1475-1489.

Walters, K. 1991. Influences of behavior, abundance, species composition and ontogenetic stage on active emergence of meiobenthic copepods in subtropical habitats. Marine Biology 108: 207-215.

Service, S. K. and K. Walters. 1991. Use of null models to assess patterns of size class migrations in the copepod Zausodes arenicolus. Marine Ecology Progress Series 69: 17-23.

Bell, S. S., G. R. F. Hicks and K. Walters. 1989. Experimental investigations of habitat selection by actively migrating harpacticoid copepods. Journal Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 130: 291-303.

Bell, S. S., G. R. F. Hicks and K. Walters. 1988. Active swimming in meiobenthic copepods of seagrass beds: geographic comparisons of abundances and reproductive characteristics. Marine Biology 98: 351-358.

Walters, K. 1988. Diel vertical migration of sediment-associated meiofauna in subtropical sand and seagrass habitats. Journal Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 117: 169-186.

Bell, S. S., K. Walters and M. O. Hall. 1987. Habitat utilization by harpacticoid copepods: a morphometric approach. Marine Ecology Progress Series 35: 59-64.

Bell, S. S., J. C. Kern and K. Walters. 1986. Sampling for meiofaunal taxa in seagrass systems: lessons from studies in a subtropical Florida estuary, USA. In: Thompson, M.F. et al., ed. Biology of Benthic Marine Organisms. Oxford and IBH Publ. Co., New Delhi, India. pp. 239-245.

McCoy, E. D., S. S. Bell and K. Walters. 1986. A technique for placing biotic boundaries along environmental gradients. Ecology 67: 749-759.

Walters, K. and S. S. Bell. l986. Diel patterns of active vertical migration in seagrass meiofauna. Marine Ecology Progress Series 34: 95-103.

Bell, S. S., K. Walters and J. C. Kern. 1984. Meiofauna from seagrass habitats: a review and prospectus for future research. Estuaries. 7: 331-338.

Carey, A. G., P. H. Scott and K. Walters. 1984. Distributional ecology of shallow southwestern Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean) bivalve Mollusca. Marine Ecology Progress Series 17: 125-134.

Abele, L. G. and K. Walters. 1979. The stability-time hypothesis: reevaluation of the data. American Naturalist 114: 559-568.

Abele, L. G. and K. Walters. 1979. Marine benthic diversity: a critique and alternative explanation. Journal of Biogeography 6: 115-126.

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