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Kevin Lafferty

Research Ecologist

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Sonnenholzner J.I., Ladah L.B. & Lafferty K.D. (2009). Cascading effects of fishing on Galapagos rocky reef communities: reanalysis using corrected data. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 375, 209-218.

Shaw J.C., Korzan W.J., Carpenter R.E., Kuris A.M., Lafferty K.D., Summers C.H. & Overli O. (2009). Parasite manipulation of brain monoamines in California killifish (Fundulus parvipinnis) by the trematode Euhaplorchis californiensis. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 276, 1137-1146.

Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (2009). Parasitic castration: the evolution and ecology of body snatchers. Trends in Parasitology, 25, 564-572.

Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (2009). Parasites reduce food web robustness because they are sensitive to secondary extinction as illustrated by an invasive estuarine snail. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Biological Sciences, 364, 1659-1663.

Lafferty K.D. (2009). Calling for an ecological approach to studying climate change and infectious diseases. Ecology, 90, 932-933.

Lafferty K.D. (2009). The ecology of climate change and infectious diseases. Ecology, 90, 888-900.

Kaplan A.T., Rebhal S., Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A. (2009). Small estuarine fishes feed on large trematode cercariae: lab and field observations. Journal of Parasitology, 95, 477-480.

Hechinger R.F., Lafferty K.D., Mancini F., Warner R.R. & Kuris A.M. (2009). How large is the hand in the puppet?  Ecological and evolutionary factors affecting body mass of 15 trematode parasitic castrators in their snail host. Evolutionary Ecology, 23, 651-667.

Dobson A.P., Allesina S., Lafferty K.D. & Pascual M. (2009). The assembly, collapse and restoration of food webs. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Biological Sciences, 364, 1803-1806.

Dobson A.P., Allesina S., Lafferty K.D. & Pascual M. (eds.)

 (2009). Food-web assembly and collapse: mathematical models and implications for conservation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Biological Sciences, London.

Amundsen P.A., Lafferty K.D., Knudsen R., Primicerio R., Klemetsen A. & Kuris A.M. (2009). Food web topology and parasites in the pelagic zone of a subarctic lake. Journal of Animal Ecology, 78, 563-572.

Torchin M.E. & Lafferty K.D. (2008). Escape from parasites. In: Marine Bioinvasions: Ecology, conservation and management perspectives (eds. Rilov G & Crooks J). Springer-Verlag Berlin, pp. 203-214.

Thomas M.B., Lafferty K.D. & Friedman C.S. (2008). Biodiversity and Disease. In: Biodiversity Change and Human Health (ed. Sala OE, Meyerson, L. A., Parmesan, C.). Island Press Washington, pp. 229-244.

Rapport D.J., Daszak P., Froment A., Guégan J.-F., Lafferty K.D., Larigauderie A., Mazumder A. & Winding A. (2008). The impact of anthropogenic environmental change at global and regional scales on biodiversity and human health. In: Biodiversity Change and Human Health (ed. Sala OE, Meyerson, L. A., Parmesan, C.). Island Press Washington, pp. 41-60.

Perkins S., Altizer S., Bjornstad O., Burdon J., Clay K., Gomez-Aparicio L., Jeschke J., Johnson P., Lafferty K., Malstrom C., Martin P., Power A., Thrall P., Strayer D. & Uriarte M. (2008). Infectious disease in invasion biology. In: Infectious Disease Ecology: Effects of Disease on Ecosystems and of Ecosystems on Disease (eds. Ostfeld R, Keesing F & Eviner V). Institute for Ecosystem Studies Millbrook, New York, pp. 179-204.

Lafferty K.D., Shaw J.C. & Kuris A.M. (2008). Reef fishes have higher parasite richness at unfished Palmyra Atoll compared to fished Kiritimati Island. EcoHealth, 5, 338-345.

Lafferty K.D., Allesina S., Arim M., Briggs C.J., DeLeo G., Dobson A.P., Dunne J.A., Johnson P.T., Kuris A.M., Marcogliese D.J., Martinez N.D., Memmott J., Marquet P.A., McLaughlin J.P., Mordecai E.A., Pascual M., Poulin R. & Thieltges D.W. (2008). Parasites in food webs: the ultimate missing links. Ecology Letters, 11, 533-546.

Lafferty K.D. (2008). Ecosystem consequences of fish parasites. Journal of Fish Biology, 73, 2083-2093.

Lafferty K.D. (2008). Effects of disease on community interactions and food-web structure. In: Infectious Disease Ecology: Effects of Disease on Ecosystems and of Ecosystems on Disease (eds. Ostfeld R, Keesing F & Eviner V). Institute for Ecosystem Studies Millbrook, New York, pp. 205-222.

Kuris A.M., Hechinger R.F., Shaw J.C., Whitney K., Aguirre-Macedo L., Boch C., Dobson A., Dunham E.J., Fredensborg B.L., Huspeni T.C., Lorda J., Mababa L., Mancini F., Mora A., Pickering M., Talhouk N., Torchin M.E. & Lafferty K.D. (2008). Ecosystem energetic implications of parasite and free-living biomass in three estuaries. Nature, 454, 515-518.

Hechinger R.F., Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (2008). Diversity increases biomass production for trematode parasites in snails. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 275, 2707-2714.

Hechinger R.F., Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (2008). Trematodes indicate animals biodiversity in the Chilean intertidal and Lake Tanganyika. Journal of Parasitology, 94, 966-968.

Hall S.R., Lafferty K.D., Brown J.M., Caceres C.E., Chase J.M., Dobson A.P., Holt R.D., Jones C.G., Randolph S.E. & Rohani P. (2008). Is infectious disease just another type of consumer-resource interaction? In: Infectious Disease Ecology: Effects of Disease on Ecosystems and of Ecosystems on Disease (eds. Ostfeld R, Keesing F & Eviner V). Institute for Ecosystem Studies Millbrook, New York, pp. 223-241.

Dobson A.P., Lafferty K.D., Kuris A.M., Hechinger R.F. & Jetz W. (2008). Homage to Linnaeus: How many parasites? How many hosts? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, 105, 11482-11489.

Whitney K.L., Hechinger R.F., Kuris A.M. & Lafferty K.D. (2007). Endangered light-footed clapper rail affects parasite community structure in coastal wetlands. Ecological Applications, 17, 1694-1702.

Sonnenholzner J.I., Ladah L.B. & Lafferty K.D. (2007). Cascading effects of fishing on Galapagos rocky reef communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 343, 77-85.

Lafferty K.D., Smith K.F. & Madin E.M.P. (2007). The infectiousness of terrorist ideology: insights from ecology and epidemiology. In: Natural Security: A Darwinian Approach to a Dangerous World (eds. Sagarin R & Taylor T). University of California Press Berkeley, CA, pp. 186-206.

Kuris A.M., Goddard J.H.R., Torchin M.E., Murphy N., Gurney R. & Lafferty K.D. (2007). An experimental evaluation of host specificity: The role of encounter and compatibility filters for a rhizocephalan parasite of crabs. International Journal for Parasitology, 37, 539-545.

Hechinger R.F., Lafferty K.D., Huspeni T.C., Brooks A. & Kuris A.M. (2007). Can parasites be indicators of free-living diversity?  Relationships between species richness and the abundance of larval trematodes and of local fishes and benthos. Oecologia, 151, 82-92.

Behrens M.D. & Lafferty K.D. (2007). Temperature and diet effects on omnivorous fish performance: implications for the latitudinal diversity gradient in herbivorous fishes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 64, 867-873.

Smith K.E., Sax D.E. & Lafferty K.D. (2006). Evidence for the role of infectious disease in species extinction and endangerment. Conservation Biology, 20, 1349-1357.

Lafferty K.D., Hechinger R.F., Shaw J.C., Whitney K.L. & Kuris A.M. (2006). Food webs and parasites in a salt marsh ecosystem. In: Disease ecology: community structure and pathogen dynamics (eds. Collinge S & Ray C). Oxford University Press Oxford, pp. 119-134.

Lafferty K.D., Goodman D. & Sandoval C.P. (2006). Restoration of breeding by snowy plovers following protection from disturbance. Biodiversity and Conservation, 15, 2217-2230.

Lafferty K.D., Dobson A.P. & Kuris A.M. (2006). Parasites dominate food web links. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, 103, 11211-11216.

Lafferty K.D. (2006). Can the common brain parasite, Toxoplasma gondii, influence human culture? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 273, 2749-2755.

Hudson P.J., Dobson A.P. & Lafferty K.D. (2006). Parasites and ecological systems: is a healthy system one with many parasites? Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 21, 381-385.

Torchin M.E., Huspeni T.C., Hechinger R.F. & Lafferty K.D. (2005). The introduced ribbed mussel (Geukensia demissa) in Estero de Punta Banda, Mexico: interactions with the native cord grass, Spartina foliosa. Biological Invasions, 7, 607-614.

Shaw J., Aguirre-Macedo L. & Lafferty K.D. (2005). An efficient strategy to estimate intensity and prevalence: sampling metacercariae in fishes. Journal of Parasitology, 91, 515-521.

Lafferty K.D., Smith K.F., Torchin M.E., Dobson A.P. & Kuris A.M. (2005). The role of infectious disease in natural communities: what introduced species tell us. In: Species Invasions: Insights into Ecology, Evolution, and Biogeography (eds. Sax DF, Stachowicz JJ & Gaines SD). Sinauer Sunderland, Mass, pp. 111-134.

Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (2005). Parasitism and environmental disturbances. In: Parasitism and ecosystems (eds. Thomas F, Guégan JF & Renaud F). Oxford Oxford, pp. 113-123.

Lafferty K.D., Hechinger R.F., Lorda J. & Soler L. (2005). Trematodes associated with mangrove habitat in Puerto Rican salt marshes. Journal of Parasitology, 91, 697-699.

Lafferty K.D. & Dunham E.J. (2005). Trematodes in snails near raccoon latrines suggest a final host role for this mammal in California salt marshes. Journal of Parasitology, 91, 474-476.

Lafferty K.D. & Behrens M.D. (2005). Temporal variation in the state of rocky reefs; does fishing increase the vulnerability of kelp forests to disturbance? In: Proceedings of the Sixth California Islands Symposium, pp. 499-508.

Lafferty K.D. (2005). Look what the cat dragged in: do parasites contribute to human cultural diversity? Behavioural Processes, 68, 279-282.

Kuris A.M., Lafferty K.D. & Torchin M.E. (2005). Biological control of the European green crab, Carcinus maenas: natural enemy evaluation and analysis of host specificity. In: Second International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods (ed. Hoddle MS). Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team University of California, Riverside, pp. 102-115.

Kuris A.M. & Lafferty K.D. (2005). Population and community ecology of larval trematodes in molluscan first intermediate hosts. In: Marine Parasitology (ed. Rhode K). CSIRO Publishing, pp. 321-326.

Huspeni T.C., Hechinger R.F. & Lafferty K.D. (2005). Trematode parasites as estuarine indicators: opportunities, applications and comparisons with conventional community approaches. In: Estuarine Indicators (ed. Bortone SA). CRC Press Boca Raton, pp. 297-314.

Hechinger R.F. & Lafferty K.D. (2005). Host diversity begets parasite diversity:  bird final hosts and trematodes in snail intermediate hosts. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 272, 1059-1066.

Goddard J.H.R., Torchin M.E., Kuris A.M. & Lafferty K.D. (2005). Host specificity of Sacculina carcini, a potential biological control agent of the introduced European green crab Carcinus maenas in California. Biological Invasions, 7, 895-912.

Gerber L.R., Lafferty K.D., McCallum H.I., Sabo J.L. & Dobson A.P. (2005). Exposing extinction risk analysis to pathogens: is disease just another form of density dependence? Ecological Applications, 15, 1402-1414.

Dobson A., Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (2005). Parasites and food webs. In: Ecological Networks: Linking Structure to Dynamics in Food Webs (eds. Pascual M & Dunne JA). Oxford University Press Oxford, pp. 119-135.

Behrens M.D. & Lafferty K.D. (2005). Size frequency measures of white abalone, implications for conservation. In: Proceedings of the Sixth California Islands Symposium.

Ward J.R. & Lafferty K.D. (2004). The elusive baseline of marine disease: Are diseases in ocean ecosystems increasing? Public Library of Science Biology, 2, 542-547.

McCallum H.I., Kuris A.M., Harvell C.D., Lafferty K.D., Smith G.W. & Porter J. (2004). Does terrestrial epidemiology apply to marine systems? Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 19, 585-591.

Lafferty K.D., Porter J.W. & Ford S.E. (2004). Are diseases increasing in the ocean? Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 35, 31-54.

Lafferty K.D., Behrens M.D., Davis G.E., Haaker P.L., Kushner D., Richards D.V., Taniguchi I.K. & Tegner M.J. (2004). Habitat of endangered white abalone, Haliotis sorenseni. Biological Conservation, 116, 191-194.

Lafferty K.D. (2004). Fishing for lobsters indirectly increases epidemics in sea urchins. Ecological Applications, 14, 1566-1573.

Kuris A.M., Torchin M.E. & Lafferty K.D. (2004). Parasites in the thoracic ganglion of Pachygrapsus marmoratus (Brachyura:  Grapsidae) from the coast of Portugal. Parasite, 11, 425-427.

Huspeni T.C. & Lafferty K.D. (2004). Using larval trematodes that parasitize snails to evaluate a salt-marsh restoration project. Ecological Applications, 14, 795-804.

Harvell D., Aronson R., Baron N., Connell J., Dobson A., Ellner S., Gerber L., Kim K., Kuris A., McCallum H., Lafferty K., McKay B., Porter J., Pascual M., Smith G., Sutherland K. & Ward J. (2004). The rising tide of ocean diseases: unsolved problems and research priorities. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 2, 375-382.

Behrens M.D. & Lafferty K.D. (2004). Effects of marine reserves and urchin disease on southern California rocky reef communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 279, 129-139.

Torchin M.E., Lafferty K.D., Dobson A.P., McKenzie V.J. & Kuris A.M. (2003). Introduced species and their missing parasites. Nature, 421, 628-630.

Roberts C.M., Branch G., Bustamante R.H., Castilla J.C., Dugan J., Halpern B.S., Lafferty K.D., Leslie H., Lubchenco J., McArdle D., Ruckelshaus M. & Warner R.R. (2003). Application of ecological criteria in selecting marine reserves and developing reserve networks. Ecological Applications, 13, S215-S228.

Roberts C.M., Andelman S., Branch G., Bustamante R.H., Castilla J.C., Dugan J., Halpern B.S., Lafferty K.D., Leslie H., Lubchenco J., McArdle D., Possingham H.P., Ruckelshaus M. & Warner R.R. (2003). Ecological criteria for evaluating candidate sites for marine reserves. Ecological Applications, 13, S199-S214.

Packer C., Holt R.D., Hudson P.J., Lafferty K.D. & Dobson A.P. (2003). Keeping the herds healthy and alert: implications of predator control for infectious disease. Ecology Letters, 6, 797-802.

Lafferty K.D. & Holt R.D. (2003). How should environmental stress affect the population dynamics of disease? Ecology Letters, 6, 797-802.

Lafferty K.D. (2003). The crisis discipline of conservation medicine. Conservation Biology, 17, 1859-1860.

Lafferty K.D. (2003). Is disease increasing or decreasing, and does it impact or maintain biodiversity. Journal of Parasitology, 89, S101-S105.

Choisy M., Brown S., Lafferty K.D. & Thomas F. (2003). Evolution of trophic transmission in parasites: why add intermediate hosts? American Naturalist, 162, 172-181.

Airame S., Dugan J.E., Lafferty K.D., Leslie H.M., McArdle D.A. & Warner R.R. (2003). Applying ecological criteria to marine reserve design: A case study from the California Channel Islands. Ecological Applications, 13, S170-S184.

Torchin M.E., Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (2002). Parasites and marine invasions. Parasitology, 124, S137-S151.

Thomas F., Fauchier J. & Lafferty K.D. (2002). Conflict of interest between a nematode and a trematode in an amphipod host: test of the ‘sabotage’ hypothesis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 51, 296-301.

Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (2002). Trophic strategies, animal diversity and body size. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 17, 507-513.

Lafferty K.D. & Gerber L.R. (2002). Good medicine for conservation biology: The intersection of epidemiology and conservation theory. Conservation Biology, 16, 593-604.

Lafferty K.D. (2002). Biological control of marine invasions. In: Invasions in Aquatic Ecosystems: Impacts on Restoration and Potential for Control.  Proceedings of a Workshop, April 25, 1998 (ed. Cohen ANaKW). San Francisco Estuary Institute, Oakland, California Sacramento, California, pp. 14-20.

Lafferty K.D. (2002). Interspecific interactions in trematode communities. In: The Behavioral Ecology of Parasites (eds. Lewis EE, Sukhdeo MVK & Campbell JF). CAB International Wallingford Oxon, pp. 153-169.

Kuris A.M., Torchin M.E. & Lafferty K.D. (2002). Fecampia erythrocephala rediscovered: prevalence and distribution of a parasitoid of the European shore crab, Carcinus maenas. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 82, 955-960.

Cochrane G.R. & Lafferty K. (2002). Use of acoustic classification of sidescan sonar data for mapping benthic habitat in the northern Channel Islands, California. Continental Shelf Research, 22, 683-690.

Torchin M.E., Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (2001). Release from parasites as natural enemies: increased performance of a globally introduced marine crab. Biological Invasions, 3, 333-345.

Lafferty K.D. (2001). Disturbance to wintering western snowy plovers. Biological Conservation, 101, 315-325.

Lafferty K.D. (2001). Birds at a Southern California beach: seasonality, habitat use and disturbance by human activity. Biodiversity and Conservation, 10, 1949-1962.

Kuris A.M. & Lafferty K.D. (2001). Can biological control be developed as a safe and effective mitigation against established introduced marine pests? In: Marine Bioinvasions (ed. Pederson J). MIT Sea Grant, Massachusetts, pp. 102-106.

Lafferty K.D., Thomas F. & Poulin R. (2000). Evolution of host phenotype manipulation by parasites and its consequences. In: Evolutionary Biology of Host-Parasite Relationships: Theory Meets Reality (eds. Poulin R, Morand S & Skorping A). Elsevier Amsterdam, pp. 117-128.

Lafferty K.D. & Kushner D. (2000). Population regulation of the purple sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, at the California Channel Islands. In: Fifth California Islands Symposium (eds. Brown DR, Mitchell KL & Chang HW). Minerals Management Service Santa Barbara, California, pp. 379-381.

Kuris A.M. & Lafferty K.D. (2000). Parasite-host modeling meets reality: adaptive peaks and their ecological attributes. In: Evolutionary Biology of Host-Parasite Relationships: Theory Meets Reality (eds. Poulin R, Morand S & Skorping A). Elsevier Amsterdam, pp. 9-26.

Dugan J.E., Hubbard D.M., Martin D.L., Engle J.M., Richards D.M., Davis G.E., Lafferty K.D. & Ambrose R.F. (2000). Macrofauna communities of exposed sandy beaches on the Southern California mainland and Channel Islands. In: Proceedings of the Fifth California Islands Symposium (eds. Brown DR, Mitchell KL & Chang HW). Minerals Management Service Publication # 99-0038 Camarillo, CA, pp. 339-346.

Lafferty K.D., Swift C.C. & Ambrose R.F. (1999). Extirpation and recolonization in a metapopulation of an endangered fish, the tidewater goby. Conservation Biology, 13, 1447-1453.

Lafferty K.D., Swift C.C. & Ambrose R.F. (1999). Postflood persistence and recolonization of endangered tidewater goby populations. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 19, 618-622.

Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (1999). How environmental stress affects the impacts of parasites. Limnology and Oceanography, 44, 925-931.

Lafferty K.D. (1999). The evolution of trophic transmission. Parasitology Today, 15, 111-115.

Lafferty K.D. & Page C.J. (1997). Predation on the endangered tidewater goby, Eucyclogobius newberryi, by the introduced African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis, with notes on the frog's parasites. Copeia, 589-592.

Lafferty K.D. (1997). Environmental parasitology: What can parasites tell us about human impacts on the environment? Parasitology Today, 13, 251-255.

Lafferty K.D. (1997). The ecology of parasites in a salt marsh ecosystem. In: Parasites and Pathogens: Effects on Host Hormones and Behavior (eds. Beckage NE & Zuk M). Chapman and Hall New York, pp. 316-332.

Bush A.O., Lafferty K.D., Lotz J.M. & Shostak A.W. (1997). Parasitology meets ecology on its own terms: Margolis et al revisited. Journal of Parasitology, 83, 575-583.

Torchin M.E., Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (1996). Infestation of an introduced host, the European green crab, Carcinus maenas, by a symbiotic nemertean egg predator, Carcinonemertes epialti. Journal of Parasitology, 82, 449-453.

Lafferty K.D., Swenson R.O. & Swift C.C. (1996). Threatened fishes of the world: Eucyclogobius newberryi Girard, 1857 (Gobiidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes, 46, 254.

Lafferty K.D. & Morris A.K. (1996). Altered behavior of parasitized killifish increases susceptibility to predation by bird final hosts. Ecology, 77, 1390-1397.

Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (1996). Biological control of marine pests. Ecology, 77, 1989-2000.

Ferren W.J., Fiedler P.L., Leidy R.A., Lafferty K.D. & Mertes L.A.K. (1996). Wetlands of California, part III:  Key to and catalogue of wetlands of the Central and Southern California coast and coastal watersheds. Madroño, 43, S183-S234.

Ferren W.J., Fiedler P.L., Leidy R.A., Lafferty K.D. & Mertes L.A.K. (1996). Wetlands of California, part II:  A method for their classification and description. Madroño, 43, S125-S182.

Altstatt J.M., Ambrose R.F., Engle J.M., Haaker P.L., Lafferty K.D. & Raimondi P.T. (1996). Recent declines of black abalone Haliotis cracherodii on the mainland coast of central California. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 142, 185-192.

Gaines S.D. & Lafferty K.D. (1995). Modeling the dynamics of marine species: the importance of incorporating larval dispersal. In: Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae (ed. McEdward L). CRC Press Boca Raton, pp. 389-412.

Lafferty K.D., Sammond D.T. & Kuris A.M. (1994). Analysis of larval trematode communities. Ecology, 75, 2275-2285.

Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (1994). Potential uses for biological control of alien marine species. In: Proceedings of the Conference & Workshop on Nonindigenous Estuarine and Marine Organisms. US Department of Commerce, NOAA Office of the Chief Scientist Washington, D.C., pp. 97-102.

Kuris A.M. & Lafferty K.D. (1994). Green crab alert. Crab Newsletter, 1, 4-5.

Kuris A.M. & Lafferty K.D. (1994). Community structure: larval trematodes in snail hosts. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 25, 189-217.

Lafferty K.D. & Kuris A.M. (1993). Mass mortality of abalone Haliotis cracherodii on the California Channel Islands: Tests of epidemiological hypotheses. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 96, 239-248.

Lafferty K.D. (1993). Effects of parasitic castration on growth‭, ‬reproduction and population dynamics of the marine snail‭ ‬Cerithidea californica. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 96, 229-237.

Lafferty K.D. (1993). The marine snail, Cerithidea californica, matures at smaller sizes where parasitism is high. Oikos, 68, 3-11.

Lafferty K.D. (1992). Foraging on prey that are modified by parasites. American Naturalist, 140, 854-867.

Kuris A.M. & Lafferty K.D. (1992). Modelling crustacean fisheries:  effects of parasites on management strategies. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 49, 327-336.

Lafferty K.D. (1991). Effects of parasitic castration on the salt marsh snail, Cerithidea californica. In. University of California, Santa Barbara.




                           

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