Kibler K., Kitsikoudis V., Donnelly M., Spiering D**, and L. Walters. 2019. Flow-vegetation interaction in a living shoreline restoration and potential effect to mangrove recruitment. Sustainability.
Shaffer, M.*, Donnelly, M. and L. Walters. In press. Does intertidal oyster reef restoration impact avian community structure and behavior in a shallow estuarine system? A post-restoration analysis. Florida Field Naturalist.
Anderson, L.*, Sacks P., Donnelly, M., Barker, V., Anderson S., and L. Walters. In press. Oyster Reef Enhancement Utilizing Gardened Oysters in a Subtropical Estuary. Restoration Ecology.
Morris R., Bilkovic D., Boswell M., Bushek D., Cebrian J., Goff J., Kibler K., La Peyre M., McClenachan G., Moody J., Sacks P., Shinn J., Sparks E., Temple N., Walters L., Webb B., and S. Swearer. 2019. The application of oyster reefs in shoreline protection: are we over‐engineering for an ecosystem engineer? Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI:10.1111/1365-2664.13390.
Anthony, A., Edkin, S.**, and L. Walters. 2019. Positively supporting women faculty in the academy through a novel mentoring community model. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education. DOI:10.1108/JARHE-04-2018-0050.
Kibler, K., Cook, G., Chambers, L., Donnelly, M., Hawthorne, T., Rivera, F., and L. Walters. 2018. Integrating sense of place into ecosystem restoration: a novel approach to achieve synergistic social-ecological impact. Ecology and Society. DOI:10.5751/ES-10542-230425.
Waite, H.*, Donnelly, M., and L. Walters. 2018. Quantity and types of microplastics in the organic tissues of the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica and Atlantic mud crab Panopeus herbstii from a Florida estuary. Marine Pollution Bulletin 129:179-185.
Arnaldi, K. **, Walters, L., and E. Hoffman, 2018. Effects of time and harvest on genetic diversity of natural and restored oyster reefs. Restoration Ecology DOI 10.1111/rec.12672.
Chambers, L., Gaspar, S.*, Pilato, C.**, Steinmuller, H.**, McCarthy, K.*, Sacks, P.***, and L. Walters. 2018. How well do restored intertidal oyster reefs support key biogeochemical functions in a coastal lagoon? Estuaries and Coasts 41:784-799.
Lawrance, M.**, Mercier, K.**, Solomon, J.**, Walters, L. and C. Parkinson. 2017. Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Oysters in Apalachicola Bay, FL. Florida Scientist 80:145-150.
Calazans, S.**, Walters, L., Fernandes, F., Ferreir, C., and E. Hoffman. 2017. Genetic structure provides insights into the geographic origins and temporal change in the invasive charru mussel (Sururu) in the southeast United States. PLOS ONE 12(7):e0180619.
Anthony, A. McGrady, P. and L. Walters. 2017. Creating Connections between Authentic Research and the Development of Science Identities in Undergraduate Marine Biology Experiences. Florida Scientist 80:61-76.
Donnelly, M., Shaffer, M.*, Connor, S.*, Sacks, P.*** and L. Walters. 2017. Using mangroves to stabilize coastal historic sites: deployment success versus natural recruitment. Hydrobiologia 803(1): 389-401.
Galimany, E., Freeman, C., Lunt, J., Domingos, A.*, Sacks, P.***, and L. Walters. 2017. Feeding competition between the native oyster Crassostrea virginica and the invasive mussel Mytella charruana. Marine Ecology Progress Series 564: 57-66.
Chandler, L.*, Walters, L., Sharp, W., and E. Hoffman. 2017. Genetic Differentiation among Wild and Broodstock Populations of Diadema antillarum throughout the Florida Keys. Bulletin of Marine Science 93(3).
Yuan, W.S.**, Walters, L., Brodsky, S.*, Schneider, K.R., and E.A. Hoffman. 2016. Synergistic effects of salinity and temperature on the survival of two non-native mussels, Mytella charruana (d’Orbigny 1846) and Perna viridis (Linnaeus 1758). Journal of Marine Biology. DOI 10.1155/2016/9261309.
Yuan, W.S.**, Hoffman, E.A., and L.J. Walters. 2016. Effects of nonnative invertebrates on two life stages of the native eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica. Biological Invasions 18:689-701.
Garvis, S.**, Sacks, P., and L. Walters. 2015. Assessing the Formation, Movement and Restoration of Dead Intertidal Oyster Reefs Over Time Using Remote Sensing in Canaveral National Seashore and Mosquito Lagoon, Florida. Journal of Shellfish Research 34:251-258.
Odom, R.**, and L. Walters. 2015. Chemical Eradication Methods for Aquarium Strains of Chaetomorpha. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 53:22-27.
Manis, J**. Garvis, S.**, Jachec, S. and L. Walters. 2014. Wave Attenuation Experiments over Living Shorelines: A Study to Assess Recreational Boating Pressures. Journal of Coastal Restoration. 19:1-11.
Tallis, H., Lubchenco, J. and 237 co-authors including L. Walters. 2014. Working Together: A Call for Inclusive Conservation. Nature 515:27-28.
Solomon, J.**, Donnelly, M.** and L. Walters. 2014. Effects of Sea Level Rise on the Intertidal Oyster Crassostrea virginica. Journal of Coastal Research 68:57-64.
Cohen, O.*, Walters, L., and E. Hoffman. 2014. Clash of the Titans: Cryptic Species and High Gene Flow in the Globally Invasive Titan Acorn Barnacle. Biological Invasions 16: 1743-1756.
Odom, R.**, Solomon, J.*, and L. Walters. 2014. Alternatives to release: Efficient methods for disposal of excess or unwanted aquarium macroalgae in the genus Chaetomorpha. Journal of Invasive Plant Science Management 7:76-83.
Donnelly, M.** and L. Walters. 2014. Trapping of Rhizophora mangle propagules by coexisting early successional species. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI 10.007/s12237-014-9789-2.
Odom, R.** and L. Walters. 2013. A Safe Alternative to Invasive Caulerpa taxifolia? Assessing Aquarium-Release Invasion Potential of Aquarium Strains of the Macroalgal Genus Chaetomorpha. Biological Invasions 16:1589-1597.
Gobler, C., Koch, F., Kang, Y., Berry, D., Tang, Y., Lasi, M., Walters, L., Hall, L. and J. Miller. 2013. Expansion of harmful brown tides Caused by the pelagophyte, Aureoumbra lagunensis. DeYoe et Stockwell, to the US east coast. Harmful Algae 27:29-41.
Spinuzzi, S.*, K. Schneider, L. Walters, W. Yuan** and E. A. Hoffman. 2013. Tracking the distribution of non-native marine invertebrates (Mytella charruana, Perna viridis and Megabalanus coccopoma) in the southeastern USA. Marine Biodiversity Records 6:55-67.
Herren, L.**, Walters, L. and K. Beach. 2013. Fragment production and recruitment ecology of the red alga Laurencia poiteaui in Florida Bay, USA. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 440:192-199.
Walters, L., Odom, R.**, and S. Zaleski. 2011. The Aquarium Hobby Industry and Invasive Species: Has Anything Changed? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9:206-207.
Kuffner, I., Paul, V., Walters, L., Hickey, T., Morrison, J., Parish, E.**, Turner, T., and K. Grablow**. 2011. Half-dead colonies of Montastraea annularis release viable gametes on a degraded reef in the US Virgin Islands. Bulletin of Marine Science 87:855-856.
Paul, V., Kuffner, I., Walters, L., Ritson-Williams, R., Beach, K., and M. Becerro. 2011. Chemically-mediated interactions between macroalgae and coral at multiple life-history stages. Marine Ecology Progress Series 426:161-170.
Gilg, M., Hoffman, E., Schneider, K., Ryabinov, J.*, El-Khoury, C.*, and L. Walters. 2010. Recruitment preferences of non-native mussels: interaction between marine invasions and land-use changes. Journal of Molluscan Studies 76:333-339.
Yuan, W*, Walters, L., Schneider, K., and E. Hoffman. 2010. Exploring the survival threshold: a study of salinity tolerance of the nonnative mussel Mytella charruana. Journal of Shellfish Research 29:1-8.
Steynacova, A.*, Walters, L., Hoffman, E. and C. Calestani. 2010. Food availability and sex reversal in Mytella charruana, an introduced bivalve in the southeastern United States. Molecular Reproduction and Development 77:222-230.
Nadelson, L., Walters, L. and J. Waterman. 2010. Course-Integrated Undergraduate Research Experiences Structured at Different Levels of Inquiry. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research 11:27-44.
Barber, A.**, Walters, L. and A. Birch. 2010. Potential for Restoring Biodiversity of Macroflora and Macrofauna on Oyster Reefs in Mosquito Lagoon, Florida. Florida Scientist 73:47-62.
Kuffner, I., Paul, V., Riston-Williams, R., Hickey, T. and L. Walters. 2009. Reef ecology in the Dry Tortugas (Florida, USA): death by temperature, life by Diadema. Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 7-11 July 2008.
Gillis, N.*, Walters, L. Fernandes, F. and E. Hoffman. 2009. Higher Genetic Diversity in Introduced than in Native Populations of the Mussel Mytella charruana: Evidence of Population Admixture at Introduction Sites. Diversity and Distributions 15:784-795.
Boudreaux, M.**, Walters, L. and D. Rittschof. 2009. Interactions between Native and Non-Native Barnacles and the Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica. Bulletin of Marine Science 84:43-57.
Donnelly, M.** and L. Walters. 2008. Water and Boating Activity as Dispersal Vectors for Schinus terebinthifolius (Brazilian Pepper) Seeds in Freshwater and Estuarine Habitats. Estuaries and Coasts 31:960-968.
Glardon, C.**, Walters, L., Quintana, P., Stam, W., McCauley, L.**, and J. Olsen. 2008. Predicting Risks of Invasion of Caulerpa species in Florida. Biological Invasions 10:1147-1157.
Donnelly, M**, Greene, D.*, and L. Walters. 2008. Allelopathic Effects of Fruits of the Brazilian Pepper Schinus terebinthifolius on Growth, Leaf Production and Biomass of Seedlings of the Red Mangrove Rhizophora mangle and the Black Mangrove Avicennia germinans. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 357:149-156.
Stiner, J.** and L. Walters. 2008. Predation on Intertidal Oyster Reefs Impacted by Recreational Boating. Florida Scientist 71:31-44.
Walters, L., Sacks, P.***, Bobo, Y., Richardson, D., and L. Coen. 2007. Impact of Hurricanes on Intertidal Oyster Reefs in Florida: Reef Profiles and Disease Prevalence. Special Indian River Lagoon Issue of Florida Scientist 70:506-521.
Boudreaux, M.**, Stiner, J.**, and L. Walters. 2006. Biodiversity of Sessile and Motile Macrofauna on Intertidal Oyster Reefs in Mosquito Lagoon, Florida. Journal of Shellfish Research 25:1079-1090.
Walters, L., Brown, K.*, Stam, W. and J. Olsen. 2006. E-Commerce and Caulerpa, Unregulated
Stam, W., Olsen, J., Zaleski, S., Murray, S., Brown, K.*, and L. Walters. 2006. A Forensic and Phylogenetic Survey of Caulerpa species (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) from the Florida Coast, Local Aquarium Shops and E-Commerce: Establishing a Proactive Baseline for Early Detection. Journal of Phycology 42:1113-1124.
Boudreaux, M.** and L. Walters. 2006. Mytella charruana: A New, Invasive Bivalve in Mosquito Lagoon, Florida. The Nautilus 120:34-36.
Kuffner, I., Walters, L., Becerro, M., Paul, V., Ritson-Williams, R., and K. Beach. 2006. The Role of Weedy Primary Producers in Perpetuating the Degraded State of Coral Reefs in the Florida Keys. Marine Ecology Progress Series 323:107-117.
Herren, L.W.**, Walters, L.J. and K.S. Beach. 2006. Ecology of Fragments of the Brown Alga Dictyota. Coral Reefs 25:287-295.
Beach, K., Walters, L., and H. Borgeas. 2006. Irradiance and Nutrient Limitation of Dictyota spp. Populations in Conch Reef, Florida Keys, USA. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 329:101-112.
Wall, L.**, Walters, L., Grizzle, R., and P. Sacks***. 2005. Recreational Boating Activity and its Impact on the Recruitment and Survival of the Oyster Crassostrea virginica on Intertidal Reefs in Mosquito Lagoon, Florida. Journal of Shellfish Research. 24:965-973.
Vroom, P., Walters, L., Beach, K., Coyer, J., Smith, J., Abgrall, M-J.**, Byron, D.,* DeAngelis K.**, Konar, B., Liss, J.*, Okano, R.**, Roberts, C., Wick, L.**, Woo, M.**, Miller, S. and C. Smith. 2005. Hurricane-Induced Propagation and Rapid Regrowth of the Weedy Brown Alga Dictyota in the Florida Keys. Florida Scientist 68:161-174.
Walters, L. J., Smith, C. M. and M. G. Hadfield. 2003. Recruitment of Sessile Marine Invertebrates on Hawaiian Macroflora: Do Pre-Settlement or Post-Settlement Processes Keep Plants Free From Biological Fouling? Bulletin of Marine Science 72:813-839.
Vroom, P. S., Smith, C. M., Coyer, J. A., Walters, L. J., Hunter, C. L., Beach, K. S. and J. E. Smith. 2003. Field Biology of Halimeda tuna (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) Across a Depth Gradient: Comparative Growth, Survivorship, Recruitment, and Reproduction. Hydrobiologia 501:149-166.
Beach, K., Walters, L., Borgeas, H., Smith, C., Coyer, J., and P. Vroom. 2003. The Impact of Dictyota spp. on Halimeda populations of Conch Reef, Florida Keys. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 297: 141-159.
Beach, K., Walters, L., Vroom, P., Smith, C., Coyer, J., and C. Hunter. 2003. Variability in the Ecophysiology of Halimeda spp. on Conch Reef, Florida Keys. Journal of Phycology 39: 633-643.
Abgrall, M. J.** and L. J. Walters. 2003. Temporal Diversity and Abundance of Drift Macroalgae and Associated Organisms in Mosquito Lagoon, Volusia County, Florida. Florida Scientist 66:113-127.
Walters, L. J. 2003. Understanding Marine Bioinvasions: Classroom Experiments with Macroalgae. Journal of the Marine Education Association 18: 7-10.
Walters, L. J., Smith, C. M., Coyer, J. A., Hunter, C. L., Beach, K. S. and P. S. Vroom. 2002. Asexual Propagation in the Coral Reef Macroalga Halimeda (Chlorophyta, Bryopsidales): Production, Dispersal and Attachment of Small Fragments. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 278: 47-65.
Grizzle, R.E., Adams, J. R. and L. J. Walters. 2002. Historical Changes in Intertidal Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) Reefs in a Florida Lagoon Potentially Related to Boating Activities.Journal of Shellfish Research 21: 749-756.
Miron, G., Walters, L. J., Tremblay, R. and E. Bourget. 2000. Physiological Condition and Barnacle Larval Behavior: A Preliminary Look at the Relationship between TAG/DNA Ratio and Larval Substratum Exploration in Balanus amphitrite. Marine Ecology Progress Series 198: 303-310.
Smith, C. M. and L. J. Walters. 1999. Vegetative Fragmentation in Three Species of Caulerpa (Chlorophyta, Caulerpales): The Importance of Fragment Origin, Fragment Length, and Wound Dimensions as Predictors of Success. PSZN Marine Ecology 20: 307-319.
Walters, L. J., Miron, G. and E. Bourget. 1999. Endoscopic Observations of Larval Substratum Exploration and Settlement. Marine Ecology Progress Series 182: 95-108.
Sacks, P.E., Nambiar, C. G., and L. J. Walters. 1998. Dextral Pan-African Shear along the Southwestern Edge of the Achankovil Shear Belt, South India: Constraints on Gondwana Reconstructions. A Reply. Journal of Geology 106: 110-113.
Walters, L. J., Hadfield, M. G. and K. A. del Carmen. 1997. The Importance of Larval
Choice and Hydrodynamics in Creating Aggregations of Hydroides elegans (Polychaeta: Serpulidae). Invertebrate Biology 116: 102-114.
Sacks, P. E., Nambiar, C. G., and L. J. Walters. 1997. Dextral Pan-African Shear along the Southwestern Edge of the Achankovil Shear Belt, South India: Constraints on Gondwana Reconstructions. Journal of Geology 105: 275-284.
Walters, L. J., Hadfield, M. G. and C. M. Smith. 1996. Waterborne Chemical Compounds in Tropical Macroalgae: Positive and Negative Cues for Larval Settlement. Marine Biology 126: 383-393.
Walters, L. J. and D. S. Wethey. 1996. Settlement and Early Post-Settlement Survival of Sessile Marine Invertebrates on Topographically Complex Surfaces: The Importance of Refuge Dimensions and Adult Morphology. Marine Ecology Progress Series 137: 161-171.
Walters, L. J. and C. M. Smith. 1994. Rapid Rhizoid Production in Halimeda discoidea Decaisne (Chlorophyta, Caulerpales) Fragments: A Mechanism for Survival after Separation from Adult Thalli. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 175: 105-120.
Walters, L. J. 1992. Post-Settlement Success of the Arborescent Bryozoan Bugula neritina (L.): The Importance of Structural Complexity. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 164: 55-71.
Walters, L. J. 1992. Field Settlement Locations on Subtidal Marine Hard Substrata: Is Active Larval Exploration Involved? Limnology and Oceanography 37: 1101-1107.
Walters, L. J. and D. S. Wethey. 1991. Settlement, Refuges and Adult Body Form in Colonial Marine Invertebrates: A Field Experiment. Biological Bulletin 180: 112-118.
Bingham, B. L. and L. J. Walters. 1989. Solitary Ascidians as Predators of Invertebrate Larvae: Evidence from Gut Analyses and Plankton Samples. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 131: 147-159.
Hess, H., Bingham, B., Cohen, S., Grosberg, R., Jefferson, W. and L. Walters. 1988. The Scale of Genetic Differentiation in Leptosynapta clarki (Heding), an Infaunal Brooding Holothuroid. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 122: 187-194.
Vermeij, G., Lowell, R., Walters, L. and J. Marks. 1987. Good Hosts and Their Guests: Relations between Trochid Gastropods and the Epizoic Limpet Crepidula adunca. The Nautilus 101(2): 69-74.
Walters, L. J. and D. S. Wethey. 1986. Surface Topography Influences Competitive Hierarchies on Marine Hard Substrata: A Field Experiment. Biological Bulletin 170: 441-449.
Wethey, D. S. and L. J. Walters. 1986. Quantifying Spatial Patterns of Overgrowth in Fouling Communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 29: 271-278.
Legend: * Undergraduate student, ** Graduate student, *** High school educator