Scientific Publications

Lirman D, Schopmeyer S, Galvan V, Drury C, Baker AC, Baums IB. Growth dynamics of the threatened caribbean staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis: Influence of host genotype, symbiont identity, colony size, and environmental setting. PloS one. 2014;9(9):e107253.

Young CN, Schopmeyer SA, Lirman D. (2012) A review of reef restoration and coral propagation using the threatened genus acropora in the Caribbean and Western Atlantic. Bulletin of Marine Science. 88(4), 1075-1098.

Schopmeyer SA, Lirman D, Bartels E, Byrne J, Gilliam DS, Hunt J, Johnson ME, Larson EA, Maxwell K, Nedimyer K, Walter C. (2012) In situ coral nurseries serve as genetic repositories for coral reef restoration after an extreme cold-water eventRestoration Ecology, 20(6), 696-703.

Johnson ME, Lustic C, Bartels E, Baums IB, Gilliam DS, Larson L, Lirman D, Miller MW, Nedimyer K, Schopmeyer S. (2011) Caribbean Acropora Restoration Guide: Best Practices for Propagation and Population Enhancement. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA.

Lirman D, Thyberg T, Herlan J, Hill C, Young-Lahiff C, Schopmeyer S, Huntington B, Santos R, Drury C. (2010) Propagation of the threatened staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis: methods to minimize the impacts of fragment collection and maximize production. Coral Reefs, 29: 729-735.