Publications

Nishizaki, M. and E. Carrington, 2014. The effect of water temperature and flow on respiration in barnacles: patterns of mass transfer versus kinetic limitation. J. Exp. Biol. in press.

Carrington, E., 2013. High-endurance algae. Nature 503:345-346.

Vaughn, D, O. Turnross** and E. Carrington, 2013. Sex-specific temperature dependence of foraging and growth of intertidal snails. Marine Biology, DOI 10.1007/s00227-013-2316-3.

Babarro, J.M.F and E. Carrington, 2013.  Attachment strength of the mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis: effect of habitat and body size. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol, 443:188-196.

Demes, K.W., C.D.G. Harley, L.M. Anderson and E. Carrington, 2013.  Shifts in morphological and mechanical traits compensate for performance costs of reproduction in a wave-swept seaweed. Journal of Ecology, 101:963-970.

O’Donnell, M.J., George, M.N*. and E. Carrington, 2013. Ocean acidification weakens mussel byssus attachment. Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate1846.

Demes, K.W., J.N. Pruitt, C.D.G. Harley, E. Carrington, 2013. Survival of the weakest: Increased frond mechanical strength in a wave-swept kelp inhibits self-pruning and increases whole-plant mortality. Functional Ecology, 27:439-445.

Demes*, K.W., E. Carrington, J. Gosline, P.T. Martone, 2011. Variation in anatomical and material properties explains differences in hydrodynamic performances of foliose red macroalgeae (Rhodophyta).  Journal of Phycology.

Babarro, JMF and E. Carrington, 2011.  Byssus secretion of Mytilus galloprovincialis: Effect of site at macro and microgeographical scales within Ría of Vigo (NW Spain). Marine Ecology Progress Series 435:125-140.

Carrington, E., G.M. Moeser*, J. Dimond*, J.J. Mello, and M.L. Boller*, 2009. Seasonal disturbance to mussel beds: field test of a mechanistic model predicting wave dislodgment. Limnology and  Oceanography 54: 978-986.

Carrington, E., G.M. Moeser, S.B. Thompson**, L.C. Coutts** and C.A. Craig**, 2008. Mussel attachment on rocky shores: the effect of flow on byssus production. Integrative and Comparative Biology 48:801-807.

Schmidt, P.S., E. Serrao, G. Pearson, C. Riginos, P. Rawson, T.J. Hilbish, S. Brawley, G.C. Trussell, E. Carrington, D. Wethey, J.W. Grahame, F. Bonhomme and D.M. Rand, 2008. Ecological genetics in the North Atlantic: environmental gradients and adaptation at specific loci. Ecology. 89:S91-S107.

Lachance*, A-A., B. Myrand, R. Tremblay, V. Koutitonsky, and E. Carrington, 2008.  Biotic and abiotic influences on the attachment strength of blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) from suspended culture. Aquatic Biology, 2:119-129.

Dimond*, J. and E. Carrington, 2008. Symbiosis regulation in a facultatively symbiotic temperate coral: zooxanthellae division and expulsion. Coral Reefs 27:601-604.

Carrington, E., 2008. Along the silk road, spiders make way for mussels. Trends in Biotechnology 26: 55-57.

Boller*, M.L. and E. Carrington, 2007. Interspecific comparison of hydrodynamic performance and structural properties among intertidal algae. Journal of Experimental Biology 210:1874-1884.

Dimond*, J. and E. Carrington, 2007. Temporal variation in the symbiosis and growth of the temperate scleractinian coral, Astrangia poculata. Marine Ecology Progress Series 348:161-172.

Brazee*, S.L., and E. Carrington, 2006. An interspecific comparison of the mechanical properties of mussel byssus.  Biological Bulletin, 211:263-274.

Boller*, M. L., and E. Carrington, 2006a. The hydrodynamic effects of shape and size change during reconfiguration of a flexible macroalga. Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 1894-1903. (With accompanying commentary by K. Philips, p iii).

Boller*, M.L., and E. Carrington, 2006b. In situ measurements of hydrodynamic forces imposed on Chondrus crispus Stackhouse. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 337:159–170.

Moeser*, G.M., and E. Carrington, 2006.  Seasonal variation in mussel byssal thread mechanics. Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 1996-2003.

Moeser*, G.M., H. Leba** and E. Carrington, 2006.  Seasonal influence of wave action on thread production in Mytilus edulis. Journal of Experimental Biology 209:881-890.

Helmuth, B., J.G. Kingsolver, and E. Carrington, 2005.  Biophysics, physiological ecology, and climate change: does mechanism matter?  Annual Review of Physiology 67:177-201.

Carrington, E. and J.M. Gosline, 2004. Mechanical design of mussel byssus: load cycle and strain rate dependence. American Malacological Bulletin, 18:135-142.

Gosline, J., M. Lillie, E. Carrington, P. Guerette, C. Ortlepp, and K. Savage. 2003. Elastic proteins: biological roles and mechanical properties. pp 15-38 in Shewry, P. R. & Bailey, A.J. (eds.), Elastomeric Proteins, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Sebens, K.P., B. Helmuth, E. Carrington, and B. Agius, 2003. Effects of water flow on growth and energetics of the scleractinian coral Agaricia tenuifolia, in Belize. Coral Reefs 22:35-47.

Gosline, J., M. Lillie, E. Carrington, P. Guerette, C. Ortlepp, and K. Savage, 2002. Elastic proteins: biological roles and mechanical properties. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 357:121-132.

Carrington, E. 2002. Seasonal variation in the attachment strength of blue mussels: causes and consequences. Limnology and Oceanography 47:1723-1733.

Carrington, E. 2002. The ecomechanics of mussel attachment: from molecules to ecosystems. Integrative and Comparative Biology 42:846-852.

Carrington, E., S.P. Grace*, and T. Chopin, 2001. Life history phases and the biomechanical properties of the red alga Chondrus crispus (Rhodophyta).  Journal of Phycology 37:699-704.

Bell, E.C., 1999.  Applying flow tank measurements to the surf zone: predicting dislodgment of the Gigartinaceae.  Phycological Research 47: 159-166.

Bell, E.C., and J.M. Gosline, 1997.  Strategies for life in flow: tenacity, morphometry, and probability of dislodgment of two Mytilus species. Marine Ecology Progress Series 159:197-208.

Shaughnessy, F., R. DeWreede, and E.C. Bell, 1996.  Consequences of morphology and tissue strength to blade survivorship of two closely related Rhodophyta species.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 136:257-266.

Bell, E.C., and J.M. Gosline, 1996.  Mechanical design of mussel byssus: material yield enhances attachment strength. Journal of Experimental Biology 199:1005-1017.

Bell, E.C., 1995.  Environmental and morphological influences on thallus temperature and desiccation of the intertidal alga Mastocarpus papillatus Kützing. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 191:29-55.

Bell, E.C., and M.W. Denny, 1994.  Quantifying “wave exposure”: a simple device for recording maximum water velocity and results of its use at several field sites. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 181:9-29.

Bell, E.C., 1993.  Photosynthetic response to temperature and desiccation of the intertidal alga Mastocarpus papillatus Kützing.  Marine Biology 117:337-346.

Carrington, E., 1990.  Drag and dislodgment of an intertidal macroalga: consequences of morphological variation in Mastocarpus papillatus Kützing.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 139:185-200.

Denny, M.W., V. Brown, E. Carrington, G. Kraemer, and A. Miller, 1989.  Fracture mechanics and the survival of wave-swept macroalgae.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology  127:211-228.