Johnston, C.A. and O.N. Caretti. 2017. Mangrove expansion into temperate marshes alters habitat quality for recruiting Callinectes spp. Marine Ecology Progress Series 573:1-14. Feature article. (open access)
McKeon, C.S., Tunberg, B.G., Johnston, C.A., Barshis, D.J. 2015. Ecological drivers and habitat associations of estuarine bivalves. PeerJ 3:e1348. https://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1348. (open access pdf)
Riley, M.E., Johnston, C.A., Feller, I.C., Griffen, B.D. 2014. Range expansion of Aratus pisonii (Mangrove tree crab) into novel salt marsh habitats. Southeastern Naturalist 13(4): N43-N48. (link)
Johnston, C.A. & R.N. Lipcius. 2012. Exotic macroalga is superior nursery habitat for native blue crab in Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series: 467: 137-146. (open acess pdf)
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