Bay Grasses: VIMS Journal Articles

The following list is based on a search of VIMS-authored research articles from Thomson Reuters' Web of Science© using the title search terms seagrass, eelgrass, Zostera marina, SAV, or submerged aquatic vegetation. The list is updated at least biannually.

  1. Sobocinski, K.L. and R.J. Latour, 2015. Trophic transfer in seagrass systems: estimating seasonal production of an abundant seagrass fish, Bairdiella chrysoura, in lower Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 523: p. 157-174. http://doi.org/10.3354/meps11163
  2. Jarvis, J.C. and K.A. Moore, 2015. Effects of seed source, sediment type, and burial depth on mixed-nnual and perennial Zostera marina L. seed germination and seedling establishment. Estuaries and Coasts, 38(3): p. 964-978. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-014-9869-3
  3. Duffy, J.E., et al., 2015. Biodiversity mediates top-down control in eelgrass ecosystems: a global comparative-experimental approach. Ecology Letters, 18(7): p. 696-705. http://doi.org/10.1111/ele.12448
  4. Tulipani, D.C. and R.N. Lipcius, 2014. Evidence of eelgrass (Zostera marina) seed dispersal by Northern Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin terrapin) in Lower Chesapeake Bay. PLOS One, 9(7). http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0103346
  5. Reynolds, P.L., J.P. Richardson, and J.E. Duffy, 2014. Field experimental evidence that grazers mediate transition between microalgal and seagrass dominance. Limnology and Oceanography, 59(3): p. 1053-1064. http://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2014.59.3.1053
  6. Moore, K.A., E.C. Shields, and D.B. Parrish, 2014. Impacts of varying estuarine temperature and light conditions on Zostera marina (eelgrass) and its interactions with Ruppia maritima (widgeongrass). Estuaries and Coasts, 37(1): p. S20-S30. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-013-9667-3
  7. Jarvis, J.C., K.A. Moore, and W.J. Kenworthy, 2014. Persistence of Zostera marina L. (eelgrass) seeds in the sediment seed bank. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 459: p. 126-136. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2014.05.024
  8. Jarvis, J.C., M.J. Brush, and K.A. Moore, 2014. Modeling loss and recovery of Zostera marina beds in the Chesapeake Bay: The role of seedlings and seed-bank viability. Aquatic Botany, 113: p. 32-45. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquabot.2013.10.010
  9. Blake, R.E., J.E. Duffy, and J.P. Richardson, 2014. Patterns of seagrass community response to local shoreline development. Estuaries and Coasts, 37(6): p. 1549-1561. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-014-9784-7
  10. Whalen, M. A., J. E. Duffy, et al. 2013. Temporal shifts in top-down vs. bottom-up control of epiphytic algae in a seagrass ecosystem. Ecology 94(2): 510-520.
  11. Blackburn, N. J. and R. J. Orth 2013. Seed burial in eelgrass Zostera marina: the role of infauna. Marine Ecology Progress Series 474: 135-145. doi 10.3354/Meps10103
  12. Sobocinski, K. L., R. J. Orth, et al. 2013. Historical Comparison of Fish Community Structure in Lower Chesapeake Bay Seagrass Habitats. Estuaries and Coasts 36(4): 775-794. doi 10.1007/S12237-013-9586-3
  13. Ralph, G. M., R. D. Seitz, et al. 2013. Broad-scale association between seagrass cover and juvenile blue crab density in Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series 488: 51-63. doi 10.3354/Meps10417
  14. Schaffler, J. J., J. van Montfrans, et al. 2013. Fish Species Distribution in Seagrass Habitats of Chesapeake Bay are Structured by Abiotic and Biotic Factors. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 5(1): 114-124. doi 10.1080/19425120.2013.804013
  15. Jarvis, J. C., K. A. Moore, et al. 2012. Characterization and ecological implication of eelgrass life history strategies near the species' southern limit in the western North Atlantic. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 444: 43-56. doi 10.3354/Meps09428
  16. Marion, S. R. and R. J. Orth 2012. Seedling establishment in eelgrass: seed burial effects on winter losses of developing seedlings. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 448: 197-207. doi 10.3354/Meps09612
  17. McGlathery, K. J., L. K. Reynolds, et al. 2012. Recovery trajectories during state change from bare sediment to eelgrass dominance. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 448: 209-221. doi 10.3354/Meps09574
  18. Moore, K. A., E. C. Shields, et al. 2012. Eelgrass survival in two contrasting systems: role of turbidity and summer water temperatures. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 448: 247-258. doi 10.3354/Meps09578
  19. Orth, R. J. and K. J. McGlathery 2012. Eelgrass recovery in the coastal bays of the Virginia Coast Reserve, USA INTRODUCTION. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 448: 173-176. doi 10.3354/Meps09596
  20. Orth, R. J., K. A. Moore, et al. 2012. Seed addition facilitates eelgrass recovery in a coastal bay system. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 448: 177-195. doi 10.3354/Meps09522
  21. Reynolds, L. K., M. Waycott, et al. 2012. Eelgrass restoration by seed maintains genetic diversity: case study from a coastal bay system. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 448: 223-233. doi 10.3354/Meps09386
  22. Douglass, J. G., J. E. Duffy, et al. 2011. Food Web Structure in a Chesapeake Bay Eelgrass Bed as Determined through Gut Contents and (13)C and (15)N Isotope Analysis. Estuaries and Coasts 34(4): 701-711. 10.1007/s12237-010-9356-4
  23. Short, F. T., B. Polidoro, et al. 2011. Extinction risk assessment of the world's seagrass species. Biological Conservation 144(7): 1961-1971. 10.1016/j.biocon.2011.04.010
  24. Orth, R. J., S. R. Marion, et al. 2010. Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in the Chesapeake Bay Region of Mid-Atlantic Coast of the USA: Challenges in Conservation and Restoration. Estuaries and Coasts 33(1): 139-150. Doi 10.1007/S12237-009-9234-0
  25. Douglass, J. G., K. E. France, et al. 2010. Seasonal and interannual change in a Chesapeake Bay eelgrass community: Insights into biotic and abiotic control of community structure. Limnology and Oceanography 55(4): 1499-1520. Doi 10.4319/Lo.2010.55.4.1499
  26. Blake, R. E. and J. E. Duffy 2010. Grazer diversity affects resistance to multiple stressors in an experimental seagrass ecosystem. Oikos 119(10): 1625-1635. Doi 10.1111/J.1600-0706.2010.18419.X
  27. Orth, R. J., M. R. Williams, et al. 2010. Long-Term Trends in Submersed Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) in Chesapeake Bay, USA, Related to Water Quality. Estuaries and Coasts 33(5): 1144-1163. Doi 10.1007/S12237-010-9311-4
  28. Marion, S. R. and R. J. Orth 2010. Innovative Techniques for Large-scale Seagrass Restoration Using Zostera marina (eelgrass) Seeds. Restoration Ecology 18(4): 514-526. Doi 10.1111/J.1526-100x.2010.00692.X
  29. Marion, S. R. and R. J. Orth 2010. Factors Influencing Seedling Establishment Rates in Zostera marina and Their Implications for Seagrass Restoration. Restoration Ecology 18(4): 549-559. Doi 10.1111/J.1526-100x.2010.00695.X
  30. Moore, K. A., E. C. Shields, et al. 2010. The Role of Habitat and Herbivory on the Restoration of Tidal Freshwater Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Populations. Restoration Ecology 18(4): 596-604. Doi 10.1111/J.1526-100x.2010.00699.X
  31. Jarvis, J. C. and K. A. Moore 2010. The role of seedlings and seed bank viability in the recovery of Chesapeake Bay, USA, Zostera marina populations following a large-scale decline. Hydrobiologia 649(1): 55-68. Doi 10.1007/S10750-010-0258-Z
  32. Spivak, A. C., E. A. Canuel, et al. 2009. Epifaunal community composition and nutrient addition alter sediment organic matter composition in a natural eelgrass Zostera marina bed: a field experiment. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 376: 55-67. Doi 10.3354/Meps07813
  33. Orth, R. J., S. R. Marion, et al. 2009. Evaluation of a mechanical seed planter for transplanting Zostera malina (eelgrass) seeds. Aquatic Botany 90(2): 204-208. Doi 10.1016/J.Aquabot.2008.07.004
  34. Waycott, M., C. M. Duarte, et al. 2009. Accelerating loss of seagrasses across the globe threatens coastal ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106(30): 12377-12381. Doi 10.1073/Pnas.0905620106
  35. Moore, K. A. and J. C. Jarvis 2008. Environmental Factors Affecting Recent Summertime Eelgrass Diebacks in the Lower Chesapeake Bay: Implications for Long-term Persistence. Journal of Coastal Research 55(sp1): 135-147.
  36. Heck, K. L., T. J. B. Carruthers, et al. 2008. Trophic Transfers from Seagrass Meadows Subsidize Diverse Marine and Terrestrial Consumers. Ecosystems 11(7): 1198-1210. Doi 10.1007/S10021-008-9155-Y
  37. Douglass, J. G., J. E. Duffy, et al. 2007. Nutrient versus consumer control of community structure in a Chesapeake Bay eelgrass habitat. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 348: 71-83.
  38. Spivak, A. C., E. A. Canuel, et al. 2007. Top-down and bottom-up controls on sediment organic matter composition in an experimental seagrass ecosystem. Limnology and Oceanography 52(6): 2595-2607.
  39. Harwell, M. C. and J. M. Rhode 2007. Effects of edge/interior and patch structure on reproduction in Zostera marina L. in Chesapeake Bay, USA. Aquatic Botany 87(2): 147-154.
  40. Canuel, E. A., A. C. Spivak, et al. 2007. Biodiversity and food web structure influence short-term accumulation of sediment organic matter in an experimental seagrass system. Limnology and Oceanography 52(2): 590-602.
  41. Orth, R. J., G. A. Kendrick, et al. 2007. Posidonia australis seed predation in seagrass habitats of Two Peoples Bay, Western Australia. Aquatic Botany 86(1): 83-85.
  42. Orth, R. J., T. J. Carruthers, et al. 2006. A global crisis for seagrass ecosystems. Bioscience 56(12): 987-996.
  43. Orth, R. J., G. A. Kendrick, et al. 2006. Predation on Posidonia australis seeds in seagrass habitats of Rottnest Island, Western Australia: patterns and predators. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 313: 105-114.
  44. Duffy, J. E. 2006. Biodiversity and the functioning of seagrass ecosystems. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 311: 233-250.
  45. Orth, R. J., M. L. Luckenbach, et al. 2006. Seagrass recovery in the Delmarva Coastal Bays, USA. Aquatic Botany 84(1): 26-36.
  46. Tuckey, T. D. and M. Dehaven 2006. Fish assemblages found in tidal-creek and seagrass habitats in the Suwannee River estuary. Fishery Bulletin 104(1): 102-117.
  47. Dorval, E., C. M. Jones, et al. 2005. Can otolith chemistry be used for identifying essential seagrass habitats for juvenile spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus, in Chesapeake Bay? Marine and Freshwater Research 56(5): 645-653.
  48. Seitz, R. D., R. N. Lipcius, et al. 2005. Food availability and growth of the blue crab in seagrass and unvegetated nurseries of Chesapeake Bay. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 319(1-2): 57-68.
  49. Lipcius, R. N., R. D. Seitz, et al. 2005. Density, abundance and survival of the blue crab in seagrass and unstructured salt marsh nurseries of Chesapeake Bay. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 319(1-2): 69-80.
  50. Rhode, J. M. and J. E. Duffy 2004. Relationships between bed age, bed size, and genetic structure in Chesapeake Bay (Virginia, USA) eelgrass (Zostera marina L.). Conservation Genetics 5(5): 661-671.
  51. Moore, K. A. 2004. Influence of seagrasses on water quality in shallow regions of the lower Chesapeake Bay. Journal of Coastal Research: 162-178.
  52. Kemp, W. M., R. Batiuk, et al. 2004. Habitat requirements for submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay: Water quality, light regime, and physical-chemical factors. Estuaries 27(3): 363-377.
  53. Fishman, J. R., R. J. Orth, et al. 2004. A comparative test of mechanized and manual transplanting of eelgrass, Zostera marina, in Chesapeake Bay. Restoration Ecology 12(2): 214-219.
  54. Rhode, J. M. and J. E. Duffy 2004. Seed production from the mixed mating system of Chesapeake Bay (USA) eelgrass (Zostera marina; Zosteraceae). American Journal of Botany 91(2): 192-197.
  55. Etherington, L. L., D. B. Eggleston, et al. 2003. Partitioning loss rates of early juvenile blue crabs from seagrass habitats into mortality and emigration. Bulletin of Marine Science 72(2): 371-391.
  56. Stockhausen, W. T. and R. N. Lipcius 2003. Simulated effects of seagrass loss and restoration on settlement and recruitment of blue crab postlarvae and juveniles in the York River, Chesapeake Bay. Bulletin of Marine Science 72(2): 409-422.
  57. Heck, K. L., G. Hays, et al. 2003. Critical evaluation of the nursery role hypothesis for seagrass meadows. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 253: 123-136.
  58. Duffy, J. E., J. P. Richardson, et al. 2003. Grazer diversity effects on ecosystem functioning in seagrass beds. Ecology Letters 6(7): 637-645.
  59. Orth, R. J., J. R. Fishman, et al. 2003. Seed-density effects on germination and initial seedling establishment in eelgrass Zostera marina in the Chesapeake Bay region. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 250: 71-79.
  60. Orth, R. J., R. A. Batiuk, et al. 2002. A perspective on two decades of policies and regulations influencing the protection and restoration of submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay, USA. Bulletin of Marine Science 71(3): 1391-1403.
  61. Harwell, M. C. and R. J. Orth 2002. Seed bank patterns in Chesapeake Bay eelgrass (Zostera marina L.): A bay-wide perspective. Estuaries 25(6A): 1196-1204.
  62. Orth, R. J., K. L. Heck, et al. 2002. Predation on seeds of the seagrass Posidonia australis in Western Australia. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 244: 81-88.
  63. Bartholomew, A. 2002. Faunal colonization of artificial seagrass plots: The importance of surface area versus space size relative to body size. Estuaries 25(5): 1045-1052.
  64. Hovel, K. A. and R. N. Lipcius 2002. Effects of seagrass habitat fragmentation on juvenile blue crab survival and abundance. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 271(1): 75-98.
  65. Duffy, J. E. and A. M. Harvilicz 2001. Species-specific impacts of grazing, amphipods in an eelgrass-bed community. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 223: 201-211.
  66. Duffy, J. E., K. S. Macdonald, et al. 2001. Grazer diversity, functional redundancy, and productivity in seagrass beds: An experimental test. Ecology 82(9): 2417-2434.
  67. Cerco, C. F. and K. Moore 2001. System-wide submerged aquatic vegetation model for Chesapeake Bay. Estuaries 24(4): 522-534.
  68. Hovel, K. A. and R. N. Lipcius 2001. Habitat fragmentation in a seagrass landscape: Patch size and complexity control blue crab survival. Ecology 82(7): 1814-1829.
  69. Harwell, M. C. and R. J. Orth 2001. Influence of a tube-dwelling polychaete on the dispersal of fragmented reproductive shoots of eelgrass. Aquatic Botany 70(1): 1-7.
  70. Patterson, M. R., M. C. Harwelll, et al. 2001. Biomechanical properties of the reproductive shoots of eelgrass. Aquatic Botany 69(1): 27-40.
  71. Orth, R. J., M. C. Harwell, et al. 2000. A review of issues in seagrass seed dormancy and germination: implications for conservation and restoration. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 200: 277-288.
  72. Moore, K. A. and R. L. Wetzel 2000. Seasonal variations in eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) responses to nutrient enrichment and reduced light availability in experimental ecosystems. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 244(1): 1-28.
  73. Harwell, M. C. and R. J. Orth 1999. Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) seed protection for field experiments and implications for large-scale restoration. Aquatic Botany 64(1): 51-61.
  74. Orth, R. J., M. C. Harwell, et al. 1999. A rapid and simple method for transplanting eelgrass using single, unanchored shoots. Aquatic Botany 64(1): 77-85.
  75. Luckenbach, M. W. and R. J. Orth 1999. Effects of a deposit-feeding invertebrate on the entrapment of Zostera marina L. seeds. Aquatic Botany 62(4): 235-247.
  76. Buzzelli, C. P., R. L. Wetzel, et al. 1998. Dynamic simulation of littoral zone habitats in lower Chesapeake Bay. II. Seagrass habitat primary production and water quality relationships. Estuaries 21(4B): 673-689.
  77. Lipcius, R. N., D. B. Eggleston, et al. 1998. The habitat-survival function for Caribbean spiny lobster: an inverted size effect and non-linearity in mixed algal and seagrass habitats. Marine and Freshwater Research 49(8): 807-816.
  78. Williams, S. L. and R. J. Orth 1998. Genetic diversity and structure of natural and transplanted eelgrass populations in the Chesapeake and Chincoteague bays. Estuaries 21(1): 118-128.
  79. Moore, K. A., R. L. Wetzel, et al. 1997. Seasonal pulses of turbidity and their relations to eelgrass (Zostera marina L) survival in an estuary. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 215(1): 115-134.
  80. Fong, P., M. E. Jacobson, et al. 1997. Investigating the management potential of a seagrass model through sensitivity analysis and experiments. Ecological Applications 7(1): 300-315.
  81. Moore, K. A., H. A. Neckles, et al. 1996. Zostera marina (eelgrass) growth and survival along a gradient of nutrients and turbidity in the lower Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 142(1-3): 247-259.
  82. Burke, M. K., W. C. Dennison, et al. 1996. Non-structural carbohydrate reserves of eelgrass Zostera marina. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 137(1-3): 195-201.
  83. Fishman, J. R. and R. J. Orth 1996. Effects of predation on Zostera marina L seed abundance. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 198(1): 11-26.
  84. Poth, M., I. C. Anderson, et al. 1995. The Magnitude and Persistence of Soil NO, N2O, CH4, and CO, Fluxes from Burned Tropical Savanna in Brazil. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 9(4): 503-513.
  85. Goodman, J. L., K. A. Moore, et al. 1995. Photosynthetic Responses of Eelgrass (Zostera marina L) to Light and Sediment Sulfide in a Shallow Barrier-Island Lagoon. Aquatic Botany 50(1): 37-47.
  86. Neckles, H. A., E. T. Koepfler, et al. 1994. Dynamics of Epiphytic Photoautotrophs and Heterotrophs in Zostera marina (Eelgrass) Microcosms - Responses to Nutrient Enrichment and Grazing. Estuaries 17(3): 597-605.
  87. Schwarzschild, A. C., W. G. Macintyre, et al. 1994. Zostera marina L Growth-Response to Atrazine in Root-Rhizome and Whole-Plant Exposure Experiments. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 183(1): 77-89.
  88. Neckles, H. A., E. T. Koepfler, et al. 1994. Dynamics of Epiphytic Photoautotrophs and Heterotrophs in Zostera-Marina (Eelgrass) Microcosms - Responses to Nutrient Enrichment and Grazing. Estuaries 17(3): 597-605.
  89. Moore, K. A., R. J. Orth, et al. 1993. Environmental regulation of seed germination in Zostera marina L (Eelgrass) in Chesapeake Bay - Effects of light, oxygen and sediment burial. Aquatic Botany 45(1): 79-91.
  90. Neckles, H. A., R. L. Wetzel, et al. 1993. Relative Effects of Nutrient Enrichment and Grazing on Epiphyte-Macrophyte (Zostera marina L) Dynamics. Oecologia 93(2): 285-295.
  91. Moore, K. A., R. J. Orth, et al. 1993. Environmental-Regulation of Seed-Germination in Zostera-Marina L (Eelgrass) in Chesapeake Bay - Effects of Light, Oxygen and Sediment Burial. Aquatic Botany 45(1): 79-91.
  92. Fredette, T. J., R. J. Diaz, et al. 1990. Secondary Production within a Seagrass Bed (Zostera marina and Ruppia maritima) in Lower Chesapeake Bay. Estuaries 13(4): 431-440.
  93. Ryer, C. H., J. Vanmontfrans, et al. 1990. Utilization of a Seagrass Meadow and Tidal Marsh Creek by Blue Crabs Callinectes sapidus .2. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Molting. Bulletin of Marine Science 46(1): 95-104.
  94. Orth, R. J. and J. Vanmontfrans 1990. Utilization of Marsh and Seagrass Habitats by Early Stages of Callinectes sapidus - a Latitudinal Perspective. Bulletin of Marine Science 46(1): 126-144.
  95. Fredette, T. J., R. J. Diaz, et al. 1990. Secondary Production within a Seagrass Bed (Zostera marina and Ruppia maritima) in Lower Chesapeake Bay. Estuaries 13(4): 431-440.
  96. Ryer, C. H., J. Vanmontfrans, et al. 1990. Utilization of a Seagrass Meadow and Tidal Marsh Creek by Blue Crabs Callinectes sapidus .2. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Molting. Bulletin of Marine Science 46(1): 95-104.
  97. Orth, R. J. and J. Vanmontfrans 1990. Utilization of Marsh and Seagrass Habitats by Early Stages of Callinectes sapidus - a Latitudinal Perspective. Bulletin of Marine Science 46(1): 126-144.
  98. Olney, J. E. and G. W. Boehlert 1988. Nearshore Ichthyoplankton Associated with Seagrass Beds in the Lower Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 45(1-2): 33-43.
  99. Ryer, C. H. and R. J. Orth 1987. Feeding Ecology of the Northern Pipefish, Syngnathus-Fuscus, in a Seagrass Community of the Lower Chesapeake Bay. Estuaries 10(4): 330-336.
  100. Orth, R. J. and J. Vanmontfrans 1987. Utilization of a Seagrass Meadow and Tidal Marsh Creek by Blue Crabs Callinectes sapidus .1. Seasonal and Annual Variations in Abundance with Emphasis on Postsettlement Juveniles. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 41(3): 283-294.
  101. Ryer, C. H. 1987. Temporal Patterns of Feeding by Blue Crabs (Callinectes sapidus) in a Tidal-Marsh Creek and Adjacent Seagrass Meadow in the Lower Chesapeake Bay. Estuaries 10(2): 136-140.
  102. Murray, L. and R. L. Wetzel 1987. Oxygen Production and Consumption Associated with the Major Autotrophic Components in 2 Temperate Seagrass Communities. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 38(3): 231-239.
  103. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore 1986. Seasonal and Year to Year Variations in the Growth of Zostera marina L (Eelgrass) in the Lower Chesapeake Bay. Aquatic Botany 24(4): 335-341.
  104. Evans, A. S., K. L. Webb, et al. 1986. Photosynthetic Temperature-Acclimation in 2 Coexisting Seagrasses, Zostera marina L. and Ruppia maritima L. Aquatic Botany 24(2): 185-197.
  105. Orth, R. J., K. L. Heck, et al. 1984. Special Issue - Faunal Relationships in Seagrass and Marsh Ecosystems - Preface. Estuaries 7(4A): 273-274.
  106. Vanmontfrans, J., R. L. Wetzel, et al. 1984. Epiphyte-Grazer Relationships in Seagrass Meadows - Consequences for Seagrass Growth and Production. Estuaries 7(4A): 289-309.
  107. Orth, R. J., K. L. Heck, et al. 1984. Faunal Communities in Seagrass Beds - a Review of the Influence of Plant Structure and Prey Characteristics on Predator Prey Relationships. Estuaries 7(4A): 339-350.
  108. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore 1984. Distribution and Abundance of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake Bay - an Historical-Perspective. Estuaries 7(4B): 531-540.
  109. Delistraty, D. A. and C. Hershner 1984. Effects of the Herbicide Atrazine on Adenine-Nucleotide Levels in Zostera-Marina L (Eelgrass). Aquatic Botany 18(4): 353-369.
  110. Orth, R. J. and J. Vanmontfrans 1984. Epiphyte Seagrass Relationships with an Emphasis on the Role of Micrograzing - a Review. Aquatic Botany 18(1-2): 43-69.
  111. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore 1983. Chesapeake Bay: An Unprecedented Decline in Submerged Aquatic Vegetation. Science 222(4619): 51-53. 10.1126/science.222.4619.51
  112. Weinstein, M. P. 1983. Population-Dynamics of an Estuarine-Dependent Fish, the Spot (Leiostomus-Xanthurus), Along a Tidal Creek Seagrass Meadow Coenocline. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 40(10): 1633-1638.
  113. Vanmontfrans, J. and R. J. Orth 1983. Microepiphyte-Grazer Relationships in Seagrass Meadows - Do They Affect Seagrass Growth and Survival. Estuaries 6(3): 256-256.
  114. Heck, K. L. and R. J. Orth 1983. Predator-Prey Relationships in Seagrass Ecosystems - a Reexamination of Hypotheses. Estuaries 6(3): 256-256.
  115. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore 1983. Chesapeake Bay - an Unprecedented Decline in Submerged Aquatic Vegetation. Science 222(4619): 51-53.
  116. Wetzel, R. L. and P. A. Penhale 1983. Production Ecology of Seagrass Communities in the Lower Chesapeake Bay. Marine Technology Society Journal 17(2): 22-31.
  117. Weinstein, M. P. and H. A. Brooks 1983. Comparative Ecology of Nekton Residing in a Tidal Creek and Adjacent Seagrass Meadow - Community Composition and Structure. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 12(1): 15-27.
  118. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore 1983. Seed-Germination and Seedling Growth of Zostera marina L (Eelgrass) in the Chesapeake Bay. Aquatic Botany 15(2): 117-131.
  119. Silberhorn, G. M., R. J. Orth, et al. 1983. Anthesis and Seed Production in Zostera marina L (Eelgrass) from the Chesapeake Bay. Aquatic Botany 15(2): 133-144.
  120. Vanmontfrans, J., R. J. Orth, et al. 1982. Preliminary Studies of Grazing by Bittium-Varium on Eelgrass Periphyton. Aquatic Botany 14(1): 75-89.
  121. Orth, R. J. and K. L. Heck 1980. Structural Components of Eelgrass (Zostera marina) Meadows in the Lower Chesapeake Bay - Fishes. Estuaries 3(4): 278-288.
  122. Heck, K. L. and R. J. Orth 1980. Structural Components of Eelgrass (Zostera marina) Meadows in the Lower Chesapeake Bay - Decapod Crustacea. Estuaries 3(4): 289-295.
  123. Orth, R. J. 1977. Effect of Nutrient Enrichment on Growth of Eelgrass-Zostera-Marina in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, USA. Marine Biology 44(2): 187-194.