Lab Publications 2001-present

Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers, Book Chapters, and Major Project Reports:


Dineen, J.F., P. Clark, A.H. Hines, S.A. Reed, and H.P. Walton. 2001. Life history, larval description and natural history of Charybdis hellerii, (Decapoda, Brachyura, Portunidae) an invasive crab in the western Atlantic. Journal of Crustacean Biology 21:774-805.

Hines, A.H., G.M. Ruiz, and J. Lin. 2001. Introduction to biodiversity and biogeography of marine organisms of China. Pp. 2-14 in: Zongguo, H. (J. Lin, translator), Marine species and their distribution in China's seas, Krieger Publishing, Melbourne, FL.

Kendall, M.S., D.L. Wolcott, T.G. Wolcott, and A.H. Hines. 2001. Reproductive potential of male blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, in a fished population: depletion and recovery of sperm number and seminal fluid. Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Science 58:1168-1177.

Lang, M.A. and A.H. Hines. 2001. Smithsonian Institution underwater research. Marine Technology Society Journal 34:50-60.

Lin, J. (Translator) and H. Zongguo (Editor). 2001. Marine species and their distribution in China's seas, Krieger Publishing, Melbourne, FL. 599 p.

Seitz, R.D., R.N. Lipcius, A.H. Hines, and D.B. Eggleston. 2001. Density-dependent predation, habitat variation, and the persistence of marine bivalve prey. Ecology 82:2435-2451.

Seitz, R., R. Lipcius, W. Stockhausen & M. Montane. 2001. Efficacy of blue crab spawning sanctuaries in Chesapeake Bay. Spatial Processes and Management of Marine Populations. Pp. 607-626 in: Kruse, G.H., N. Bez, A. Booth, M. W. Dorn, S. Hills, R. N. Lipcius, D. Pelletier, C. Roy, S. J. Smith, and D. Witherell  University of Alaska Sea Grant, AK-SG-01-02, Fairbanks.


Clark, K. G.M. Ruiz, and A.H. Hines. 2002. Diel variation in predator abundance, predation risk and prey distribution in shallow-water estuarine habitats. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 287:37-55.

Johnson, E.G., Watanabe, W.O., and Ellis, S.C. 2002.  Effects of dietary lipid on the growth and feed utilization of the Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) at two temperatures.  North American Journal of Aquaculture 64 (1), pp. 47-54.

Kendall, M.S., D.L. Wolcott, T.G. Wolcott, and A.H. Hines. 2002. Influence of male size and mating history on sperm content of ejaculates of the blue crab Callinectes sapidus. Marine Ecology Progress Series 230:235-240.

Lipcius, R. & W. Stockhausen. 2002. Concurrent decline of the spawning stock, recruitment, larval abundance, and size of the blue crab in Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series 226:45-61

Secor, D.H., A.H. Hines, and A.R. Place. 2002. Japanese hatchery-based stock enhancement: Lessons for the Chesapeake Bay blue crab. Publication No. UM-SG-TS-2002-02, Maryland Sea Grant, 46 p.


Davis, J.L.D., W.J. Metcalfe, and A.H. Hines. 2003. Implications of a fluctuating fish predator guild on behavior, distribution, and abundance of a shared prey species: the grass shrimp Palaemonetes pugio. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 293:23-40.

Eggleston, D.B., E.G. Johnson, G.T. Kellison and D.A. Nadeau. 2003.  Intense removal and non-saturating functional responses by recreational dives on spiny lobster Panulirus argus.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 257:197-207.

Hines, A.H. 2003. Ecology of juvenile and adult blue crabs: Summary of discussion of research themes and directions. Bulletin of Marine Science 72:423-433.

Hines, A.H. and G.M. Ruiz. 2003. Shell game for the Chesapeake. Opinion: Close to Home. Washington Post, Sept 7.

Hines, A.H., P.R. Jivoff, P.J. Bushmann, J. van Montfrans, S.A. Reed, D.L Wolcott and T.G. Wolcott. 2003. Evidence for sperm limitation in female blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus). Bulletin of Marine Science 72:287-310. (Featured by the journal for this issue).

Hines, A.H., J.L.D. Davis, A. Young-Williams, R.N. Lipcius, J. Hoenig, Y. Zohar, O. Zmora, A. Place, D.H. Secor, S-J. Ju, R. Harvey, T.G. Wolcott and D.L. Wolcott. 2003. Blue crab stock restoration and ecology in Chesapeake Bay. Proceedings Coastal Zone 2003, NOAA, Baltimore, MD.

McGann, M., T.H. Johengen, D.F. Reid, G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines. 2003.  Ballast sediment: Vector for non-indigenous Foraminiferal introductions.  Abstract.  Geological Society of america, 35:6. 2003 annual meeting. P. 503.

Jivoff, P.R. 2003. A review of male mating success in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, in reference to the potential for fisheries-induced sperm limitation. Bulletin of Marine Science 72:273-286.

Seitz, R.D., L.S. Marshall Jr., A.H. Hines, and K.L. Clark. 2003. Effects of hypoxia on predator-prey dynamics of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) and the Baltic clam (Macoma balthica) in Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series 257:179-188.

Seitz, R.D., R.N. Lipcius, W.T. Stockhausen, K.A. Delano, M.A. Seebo, and P.D. Gerdes. 2003b. Potential bottom-up control of blue crab distribution at various spatial scales. Bulletin of Marine Science 72:471-490.

Turner, H.V., D.L. Wolcott, T.G. Wolcott, and A.H. Hines. 2003. Post-mating behavior, intramolt growth, and onset of migration to Chesapeake Bay spawning grounds by adult female blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 295:107-130.

Zohar, Y., H. Perry, D. Eggleston, A. Hines, and R. Lipcius. 2003. The blue crab, Callinectes sapidus: An integrated program of basic biology, hatchery technologies and the potential for replenishing stocks. Pp. 115-123 in Orner, D. (ed.), Chesapeake Bay fisheries research program symposium proceedings 2002. NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office and Chesapeake Bay Stock Assessment Committee, Annapolis, MD.


Davis, J.L.D., A.C. Young-Williams, A.H. Hines, and O. Zmora.  2004. Comparing two types of internal tags in juvenile blue crabs. Fisheries Research Volume 67, Issue 3 , pp. 265-274.

Davis, Jana L. D., Young-Williams, Alicia C., Aguilar, Robert, Carswell, Benjamin L., Goodison, Michael R., Hines, Anson H., Kramer, Margaret A. 2004.  Differences between hatchery-raised and wild blue crabs: Implications for stock enhancement potential. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society : Vol. 133, No. 1, pp. 1-14.

Eggleston, D.B., C.P. Dahlgren, and E.G. Johnson. 2004.  Fish density, diversity, and size-structure within multiple back reef habitats of Key West National wildlife refuge.  Bulletin of Marine Science 75: 175-204.

Eggleston, D.B., E.G. Johnson, and J.E. Hightower. 2004.  Population Dynamics and Stock Assessment of the Blue Crab in North Carolina.  Final report for Contracts 99-FE-10 and 00-FEG-11 to the NC Fishery Resource Grant Program (FRG), NC Sea Grant, Raleigh, NC. 230 pp.

Eggleston, D.B., G.W. Bell, E.G. Johnson and G.T. Kellison. 2004.  Fish and spiny lobster density, size-structure, and fish diversity within multiple back reef habitats of Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge, USA.  Final report in Partial Fulfillment of a Challenge Cost-Share Agreement between the Center for Marine Conservation and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for Contracts 1448-40181-99-6 and 1448-40181-00-6143,June 2004, 75 pp.

Hines, A.H., A.W. Miller, G.M. Ruiz, and K. Lion. 2004.  Estimating domestic and foreign ballast water as a vector for invasive species: Regional analysis for New England, northeast North America.  Pp. 47-54 in Pederson, J. (editor).  Exploring aeas within the EEZ where ballast water exchange is environmentally and economically feasible.  Proceedings of the Ballast Water Workshop, October 27-28, 2003.  MIT Sea Grant College Program, Cambridge, MA.

Hines, A.H., G.M. Ruiz, N.G. Hitchcock, and C. deRivera. 2004. Projecting range expansion of invasive European green crabs (Carcinus maenas) to Alaska: Temperature and salinity tolerance of larvae.  Reviewed report.  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council, Anchorage, Alaska, 22 p.

King, R., J.R. Beaman, D.F. Whigman, A.H. Hines, M. Baker, D. Weller. 2004.  Watershed land use is strongly linked to PCB's in white perch in Chesapeake Bay subestuaries.  Environmental Science & Technology 20:6546-6552.

Ruiz, G.M. and A.H. Hines. 2004.  Biological invasions, shipping, and technology.  (Guest Editorial) Sea Technology 45:9.

 Ruiz, G.M., K.R. Murphy, E. Verling, G. Smith, S. Chaves, and A.H. Hines. 2004.  Ballast water exchange:  Efficacy of treating ships' ballast water to reduce marine species transfers and invasion success. Reviewed report.  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council, Anchorage, Alaska, 17 p.


Aguilar, R., A.H. Hines, T.G. Wolcott, D.L. Wolcott, M.A. Kramer, R.N. Lipcius. 2005.  The timing and route of movement and migration of post-copulatory female blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, from the upper Chesapeake Bay. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 319:117-128.

Davis, J.L.D., A.C. Young-Williams, A.H. Hines, and Y. Zohar. 2005.  Assessing the potential for stock enhancement in the case of the Chesapeake Bay blue crab, Callinectes sapidus.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 62:109-122.

Davis, J.L.D., M.G. Eckert-Mills, A.C. Young-Williams, A.H. Hines, and Y. Zohar. 2005.  Morphological conditioning of a hatchery-raised invertebrate, Callinectes sapidus, to improve survivorship after release.  Aquaculture 243:147-158.

deRivera, C.E., G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines, and P.R. Jivoff. 2005.  Biotic resistance to invasion: Native predator limits abundanace and distribution to an introduced crab.  Ecology 86:3364-3376.

deRivera, C.E., G.M. Ruiz, J. Crooks, K.Wasson, S. Lonhart, P. Fofonoff, B. Steves, S. Rumrill, M.S. Brancato, S. Pegau, D. Bulthius, R. Kvist Preisler, C. Schoch, E. Bolbly, A. DeVogelaere, M. Crawford, S. Gittings, A. Hines, L. Takata, K. Larson, T. Huber, A.M. Leyman, E. Collinetti, T. Pascott, S. Shull, M. Anderson, and S. Powell.  (With taxonomic assistance by: L. McCann, G. Lambert, L. Henry, N.G. Hitchcock, C. Brown, F. Kerkoff, J. Goddard, and E. Collinetti). 2005.  Broad Scale Non-Indigenous Species Monitoring along the West Coast National Marine Sanctuaries and National Estuarine Research Reserves.  Final Report to National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.  Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD 21037. 126 p.

Gallegos, C.L., T.E. Jordan, A.H. Hines, and D.E. Weller. 2005.  Temporal variability of optical properties in a shallow, eutrophic estuary: Seasonal and inter-annual variability.  Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 64:156-170.

Jewett, E.B., A.H. Hines, and G.M. Ruiz. 2005.  Epifaunal disturbance by periodic low dissolved oxygen: native versus invader response.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 304:31-44.

King, R.S., A.H. Hines, F.D. Craige, and S. Grap. 2005.  Regional, watershed and local correlates of blue crabs and bivalves in subestuaries of Chesapeake Bay, USA. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 319:101-116.

Kuhlmann, M.L. and A.H. Hines. 2005.  Density-dependent predation by blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus on natural prey populations of infaunal bivalves.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 295:215-228.

Lang, M.A. and A.H. Hines. 2005.  Smithsonian Institution Marine Science Network. Proceedings OCEAN 2005 Conference, Washington, D.C. 8 p.

Motz Carver, A., T.G. Wolcott, D.L. Wolcott, and A.H. Hines. 2005.  Unnatural selection: effects of a male-focused size-selective fishery on reproductive potential of a blue crab population. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 319:29-41.

Rome, M.S., A.C. Young-Williams, G.R. Davis, and A.H. Hines. 2005.  Linking temperature and salinity tolerance to winter mortality of Chesapeake Bay blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 319:129-145.

SEDAR 08 U.S. Stock Assessment Panel (R. Muller, J. Hunt, and 24 co-authors including E.G. Johnson).  2005. SEDAR 08 Southeast Data assessment and Review, Assessment of spiny lobster, Panulirus argus, in the Southeast United States.  Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Marathon, Fl.  96 p.


Chesapeake Bay Commission, Bi-State Blue Crab Technical Advisory Committee (J. Greer, A.P. Swanson, A.H. Hines, E.G. Johnson and 25 co-members). 2006.  Blue Crab 2005.  Status of the Chesapeake population and its fisheries. Chesapeake Bay Commission, Annapolis, Maryland. 12 p.

Eggleston, D.B., G.W. Bell, S.P. Searcy, E.G. Johnson, T. Alphin, G. Plaia, M. Posey. 2006. Field assessment of spawning sanctuaries and possible migration corridors for the blue crab spawning stock in North Carolina.  Report 01-POP-08 to the NC Blue Crab Research Program, NC Sea Grant, Raleigh, NC. 44 p.

Hines, A.H. 2006.  Deep science at the Smithsonian Institution.  Pp. Lang, M.A. and E. Smith (eds.), Proceedings of the Advanced Scientific Diving Workshop.  February 23-24, 2006.  Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.  277 p.

Rodgers, P.J. and R. Woollacott. 2006.  Systematics, variation, and developmental instability: analysis of spine patterns in anacestrulae of a common bryozoan.  Journal of Natural History 40 (21-22):1351-1368.

Zohar, Y., J. Stubblefield, O. Zmora, J. Gomezjurado, A. Hines, D. Eggleston, R. Lipcius, and E. Johnson. 2006.  A Synopsis of the Spiny Lobster Fishery in Mexico: Utilization of Current Resources and Strategies to Develop Live Culture and Transport Opportunities. Final UMBI Phase One Reprot, Center of Marine Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute. 71 p.


deRivera, C.E., N.G. Hitchcock, S.J. Teck, B.P. Steves, A.H. Hines, and G.M. Ruiz. 2007.  Larval development rate predicts range expansion of an introduced crab.  Marine Biology 150:1275-1288.

deRivera, C.E., B.P. Steves, G.M. Ruiz, P. Fofonoff, and A.H. Hines.  2007.  Northward spread of marine NIS along western North america:  Forecasting risk of colonization in Alaskan waters using environmental niche modeling.  Technical Report to the Prince William sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council.  Aquatic Invasion Research & Policy Institute, Portland State University and Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. 64 p.

Hines, A.H. 2007.  Ecology of juvenile and adult blue crabs.  Pp. 565-654 in: Kennedy, V.S. and L.E. Cronin (eds.), Biology of the Blue Crab.  Maryland Sea Grant College Program, College Park.

Jivoff, P.R., A.H. Hines, and S. Quackenbush. 2007.  Blue Crab reproductive biology.  Pp. 255-298 in: Kennedy, V.S. and L.E. Cronin (eds.), Biology of the Blue Crab.  Maryland Sea Grant College Program, College Park.


Aguilar, R. E.G. Johnson, A.H. Hines, M.A. Kramer, and M.R. Goodison. 2008.  Importance of blue crab life history for stock enhancement and spatial management of the fishery in Chesapeake Bay.  Reviews in Fisheries Science 16:117-124.

Cheng, Y., X. Wu, X. Yang, and A.H. Hines. 2008.  Current trends in hatchery techniques and stock enhancement for Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir japonica sinensis.  Reviews in Fisheries Science 16:377-384.

Chesapeake Bay Stock Assessment Committee.  2008 Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Advisory Report. NOAA Chesapeake Bay Program, Fsheries Steering Committee, Chesapeake Bay stock Assessment Committee, 2 p.

Eggleston, D.B., E.G. Johnson, G.T. Kellison, G.R. Plaia, and C. Huggett. 2008.  Pilot evaluation of early juvenile blue crab stock enhancement using a replicated BACI design. Reviews in Fisheries Science 16:91-100.

Eggleston, D.B., D. Parsons, G.T. Kellison, G. Plaia, and E.G. Johnson. 2008.  Functional response of sport divers to lobsters with application to fisheries management.  Ecological Applications 18(1):258-272.

Hines, A. and P. Rodgers. 2008.  Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual systems.  Crustaceans as Model Organisms.  Book review.  Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin 17:61-62.

Hines, A.H., R. Aguilar and E.G. Johnson, 2008 Female blue crab migration in Chesapeake Bay.  Technical Report. Smithsonian Environmental research center, Edgewater, MD, 17 p.

Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, A.C. Young, R. Aguilar, M.A. Kramer, M. Goodison, O. Zmora, and Y. Zohar. 2008.  Release strategies for estuarine species with complex migratory life cycles: Stock enhancement of Chesapeake blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus.  Reviews in Fisheries Science 16:175-185.

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines, M.A. Kramer, and A. Young. 2008.  Importance of season and size of release to stocking success for the blue crab in Chesapeake Bay.  Reviews in Fisheries Science 16:243-253.

Reaka, M.L., P.J. Rodgers, and A.U. Kudla. 2008.  Patterns of biodiversity and endemism on Indo- West Pacific coral reefs.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:11474-11481.

Young, A., E.G. Johnson, J.L.D. Davis, A.H. Hines, O. Zmora, and Y. Zohar. 2008.  Do hatchery-reared blue crabs differ from wild crabs, and does it matter?  Reviews in Fisheries Science 16:254-261.

Zohar, Y., A.H. Hines, O. Zmora, E.G. Johnson, R.N. Lipcius, R.D. Seitz, D.B. Eggleston, A.R. Place, E. Schott, J.D. Stubblefield, and J.S. Chung. 2008.  The Chesapeake Bay blue crab (Callinectes sapidus): A multidisciplinary approach to responsible stock enhancement. Reviews in Fisheries Science 16:25-35.


Breitburg, D.L., Craig, J.K., Fulford, R.S., Rose, K.A., Boynton, W.R., Brady, D.,  Ciotti, B.J., Diaz, R.J., Friedland, K.D., Hagy, J.D.,III,  Hart, D.R., Hines, A.H., Houde, E.D., Kolesar, S.E., Nixon, S.W., Rice, J.A., Secor, D.H.,Targett, T.E. 2009.  Nutrient Enrichment and Fisheries Exploitation: Interactive Effects on Estuarine Living Resources and Their Management. Hydrobiologia 629:31-47.  Eutrophication in coastal Ecosystems: selected papers from the Second International Symposium on Research and Management of Eutrophication in Coastal Ecosystems, 20-23 June 2006, Nyborg, Denmark.  Guest Editors: J.H. Andersen & D.J. Conley.

Hines, A.H. (In press).  Land-sea interactions and human impacts in the coastal zone.  Smithsonian Contributions in Marine Science. 

Hines, A.H., W.C.,Long, Terwin, J.R., Thrush, S.F. 2009.  Facilitation, interference, and scale: the spatial distribution of prey patches affects predation rates in an estuarine benthic community. Marine Ecology Progress Series 385:127-135.

Long, W.C., R.D. Seitz. 2009.  Hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay Tributaries: Worsening effects on Macrobenthic Community Structure in the York River.  Estuaries and Coasts. 32:287-297.

Reaka, M.L., P.J. Rodgers, and A.U. Kudla.  (In press). Speciation extinction dynamics and the topography of diversity on Indo-West Pacific coral reefs.  Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium.


Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, M.Z. Darnell, D. Rittschof, T.J. Miller, L.J. Bauer, P. Rodgers and R. Aguilar.  2010. Predicting Effects of Climate Change on Blue Crabs in Chesapeake Bay.  In: G.H. Kruse, G.L. Eckert, R.J. Foy, R.N. Lipcius, B. Sainte-Marie, D.L. Stram, and D. Woodby (eds.).  Biology and Management of Exploited Crab Populations under Climate Change. Alaska Sea Grant, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Johnson, E.G., D.B. Eggleston. 2010. Population density, survival and movement of blue crabs in estuarine salt marsh creeks.  Marine Ecology Progress Series. 407:135-147.


Sturdivant, S. Kersey, K.L. Clark. 2011. An evaluation of the effects of blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) behavior on the efficacy of crab pots as a tool for estimating population abundance.  Fishery Bulletin. 109:48-55.

Johnson, Eric G., Young, Alicia C., Hines, Anson H., Kramer, Margaret A., Bademan, Martha, Goodison, Michael R., and Aguilar, R.  2011. Field Comparison of Survival and Growth of Hatchery-reared versus wild blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 402 (1-2):35-42. 

Long, W. Christopher, Grow, Jacob N., Majoris, John E., and Hines, Anson H. 2011. Effects of anthropogenic shoreline hardening and invasion by Phragmites australis on habitat quality for juvenile blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus).  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 409 (1-2):215-222. 

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