O & E - Peer-reviewed publications
(*indicates non-sea turtle publication)
Arendt MD, Schwenter JA, Witherington BE, Meylan AB, Saba VS (2013) Historical versus Contemporary Climate Forcing on the Annual Nesting Variability of Loggerhead Sea Turtles in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. PLoS ONE 8(12): e81097. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0081097
Arendt MD, Schwenter JA, Segars AL, Byrd JI, Whitaker JD, and L Parker (2012) Temporal trends (2000–2011) and influences on fishery-independent catch rates for loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) at an important coastal foraging region of the Southeast U.S. Fish Bull 110(4):470–483.
Arendt MD, Boynton J, Schwenter JA, Segars AL, Byrd JI, Maier PP, Whitaker JD, Owens DW, Blanvillain G, Quattro JM, Roberts MA (2012) Spatial clustering of loggerhead sea turtles in the Northwest Atlantic: implications for management surveys. Endang Species Res 18:219–231.
Arendt, MD, Schwenter JA, Segars AL, Byrd JI, Maier PP, Whitaker JD, Owens DW, Blanvillain G, Quattro JM, Roberts MA (2012) Catch rates and demographics of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) captured from the Charleston, South Carolina, shipping channel during the period of mandatory use of turtle excluder devices (TEDs). Fish Bull 110(1):98–109.
Arendt MD, Segars AL, Byrd JI, Boynton J, Whitaker JD, Parker L, Owens DW, Blanvillain G, Quattro JM and MA Roberts (2012) Distributional patterns of adult male loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtles in the vicinity of Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA during and after a major annual breeding aggregation. Mar Biol 159(1):101–112.
Arendt MD, Segars AL, Byrd JI, Boynton J, Schwenter J, Whitaker JD, and Parker L (2012) Migration, distribution, and dive behavior of adult male loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) following dispersal from a major breeding aggregation in the North Western Atlantic. Mar Biol 159(1):113– 125
Arendt MD, Segars AL, Byrd JI, Boynton J, Whitaker JD, Parker L, Owens DW, Blanvillain G, Quattro JM and MA Roberts (2012) Seasonal distribution patterns of juvenile loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) following capture from a shipping channel in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Mar Biol 159(1):127–139
Blanvillain G, Pease AP, Segars AL, Rostal DC, Richards AJ, Owens DW (2008) Comparing methods for the assessment of reproductive activity in adult male loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Endang Spec Res 6:75–85.
Bjorndal KA, Schroeder BA, Foley AM, Witherington BE, Bresette M, Clark D, Herren RM, Arendt MD, Schmid JR, Meylan AB, Meylan PA, Provancha JA, Hart KM, Lamont MM, Carthy RR, and Bolten AB. 2013. Temporal, spatial, and body size effects on growth rates of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta careta) in the Northwest Atlantic. Mar Biol 160(10): 2711–2721.
Bovery, C.M., and J. Wyneken. 2013. Sea turtles in Florida's Atlantic Waters. Marine Fisheries Review 75(3): 1–12; http://spo.nmfs.noaa.gov/mfr753/mfr7531.pdf
*Cain DK, Harms CA, Segars A (2004) Plasma biochemistry reference values of wild-caught southern stingrays (Dasyatis Americana). J Zoo Wild Med 35(4):471-476.
Deem SL, Norton TM, Mitchell M, Segars A, Alleman AR, Cray C, Poppenga RH, Dodd M, Karesh WB (2009) Comparison of blood values in foraging, nesting, and stranded loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) along the coast of Georgia, USA. J Wild Dis 45(1):41-56.
Day RD, Christopher SJ, Becker PR, Whitaker DW (2005) Monitoring mercury in the loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta. Environ Sci Tech 39(2):437-446.
Day RD, Segars AL, Arendt MD, Lee AM, Peden-Adams MM (2007) Relationship of blood mercury levels to health parameters in the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta). Environ Health Perspect 115:1421-1428.
Day RD, Keller JM, Harms CA, Segars AL, Cluse WM, Godfrey MH, Lee AM, Peden-Adams M, Thorvalson K, Dodd M, Norton T (2010) Comparison of mercury burdens in chronically debilitated and healthy loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta). J Wild Dis 46(1):111-117.
* Ewers-Saucedo, C., M.D. Arendt, J.P. Wares, and D. Rittschoff. 2015. Growth, mortality, and mating group size of an androdioecious barnacle: Implications for the evolution of dwarf males. Journal of Crustacean Biology. 35(2): 166–176.
*Haman KH, Norton TM, Thomas AC, Dove ADM, Tseng F (2012) Baseline health parameters and species comparisons among free-ranging Atlantic sharpnose (Rhizoprionodon terraenovae), bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo), and spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) sharks in Georgia, Florida, and Washington, USA. J Wild Dis 48(2):295–306.
*Harms C, Ross T, Segars A (2002) Plasma biochemistry reference values of wild bonnethead sharks, Sphyrna tiburo. Vet Clin Path 31(3):111-115.
Harms CA, Mallo KM, Ross PM, Segars A (2003) Venous blood gasses and lactates of wild loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) following two capture techniques. J Wild Dis 39(2):366-374.
*Karsten AH, Rice CD (2006) Serum IgM levels against select marine bacteria in the Atlantic sharpnose shark (Rhizoprionodon tarraenovae) from three estuaries. Comp Biochem Physiol Part C: Tox & Pharm 143(3):355-361.
*Karsten AH, Rice CD (2004) c-Reactive protein levels as a biomarker of inflammation and stress in the Atlantic sharpnose shark (Rhizoprionodon terraenovae) from three southeastern estuaries. Mar Environ Res 58(2-5):747-751.
Keller, J.M., McClellan-Green PD, Lee AM, Arendt MD, Maier PP, Segars AL, Whitaker JD, Keil DE, Peden-Adams MM (2005) Mitogen-induced lymphocyte proliferation in loggerhead sea turtles: comparison of methods and effects of gender, plasma testosterone concentration, and body condition on immunity. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 103:269–281.
Keller JM, Kannan K, Taniyasu S, Yamashita N, Day RD, Arendt MD, Segars AL, Kucklick JR (2005) Perflourinated compounds in the plasma of loggerhead and Kemp’s ridley sea turtles from the southeastern coast of the United States. Enviorn Sci Technol 39:9101-9108.
Keller JM, McClellan-Green PD, Kucklick JR, Keil DE, Peden-Adams MM (2006) Effects of organochlorine contaminants on loggerhead sea turtle immunity: Comparison of a correlative field study and in vitro exposure experiments. Environ Health Perspect 114:70-76.
O'Connell SG, Arendt M, Segars A, Kimmel T, Braun-McNeill J, Avens L, Schroeder B, Ngai L, Kucklick JR, Keller JM (2010) Temporal and spatial trends of perfluorinatd compounds in juvenile loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) along the East Coast of the United States. Environ Sci Technol 44:5202–5209.
Pajuelo, M, Bjorndal KA, Reich KJ, Arendt MD, Bolten AB (2012) Distribution of foraging habitats of male loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) as revealed by stable isotopes and satellite telemetry. Mar. Bio. 159(6):1255–1267.
Pajuelo, M, Bjorndal KA, Arendt MD, Foley AM, Schroeder BA, Witherington BE, and Bolten AB (2016) Long-term resource use and foraging specialization in male loggerhead turtles. Mar. Bio. 163: 235–245.
Pease A, Blanvillain G, Rostal D, Owens D, Segars A (2010) Ultrasound imaging of the inguinal region of adult male loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta). J Zoo Wild Med 41(1):69-76.
* Pinou, T., E. Lazo-Wasem, K. Dion, and J.D. Zardus. 2013. Six degrees of separation in barnacles? Assessing genetic variability in the sea-turtle epibiont Stomatolepas elegans (Costa) among turtles, beaches and ocean. J. Natural History 47(33–34): 2193–2212.
Ragland JM, Arendt MD, Kucklick JR, Keller JM (2011) Persistent organic pollutants in blood plasma of satellite-tracked adult male loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta). Env Tox Chem 30(7):1549- 1556.
Roberts MA, Anderson CJ, Stender B, Segars A, Whitaker JD, Grady JM, Quattro JM (2005) Estimated contribution of Atlantic Coastal loggerhead turtle nesting populations to offshore feeding aggregations. Conserv Genet 6:133-139.
Smelker, K., L. Smith, M. Arendt, J. Schwenter, D. Rostal, K. Selcer, and R. Valverde. 2014. Plasma vitellogenin in free-ranging loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Marine Biology 2014: Article ID 748267, 10 pages; https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jmb/2014/748267/
Swarthout RF, Keller JM, Peden-Adams M, Landry AM, Fair PA, Kucklick JR (2010) Organohalogen contaminants in blood of Kemp's ridley (Lepidocheyls kempii) and green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) from the Gulf of Mexico. Chemosphere 78(6):731-741.
* Zardus, J.D., D.T. Lake, M.G. Frick, and P.D. Rawson. (2014). Deconstructing an assemblage of "turtle" barnacles: species assignments and fickle fidelity in Chelonibia. Mar. Bio. 161(1): 45–59.