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Some Representative Publications

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Smith, S. A., W. Song, N. A. Gavrilova, A. V. Kurilov, W. Liu, G. B. McManus, and L. F. Santoferrara. 2017. Dartintinnus alderae n. g., n. sp., a Brackish Water Tintinnid (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea) with Dual-ended Lorica Collapsibility. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. [pdf link]

Santoferrara, LF, VA Alder, and GB McManus. 2017. Phylogeny, classification and diversity of Choreotrichia and Oligotrichia (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea). Molec. Phylogenetics & Evol. 112:12-22. [pdf link]

Schoener, DM, and GB McManus. 2017. Growth, grazing, and inorganic C and N uptake in a mixotrophic and a heterotrophic ciliate.  J Plankton Res.(2017) 39 (3): 379-391 doi:10.1093/plankt/fbx014 [pdf link]

Dierssen, HM, GB McManus, A Chlus, D Qiu, B-C Gao, and S. Lin. 2015. Space station image captures a red tide ciliate bloom at high spectral and spatial resolution.  PNAS. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1512538112 [pdf link]

Santoferrara, L. F., M. Tian, V. A. Alder, and G. B. McManus. (2015). Discrimination of Closely Related Species in Tintinnid Ciliates: New Insights on Crypticity and Polymorphism in the Genus Helicostomella. Protist. DOI:10.1016/j.protis.2014.11.005 [pdf link]

Santoferrara, LF, S Guida, H Zhang, and GB McManus. 2014. De novo transcriptomes of a mixotrophic and a heterotrophic ciliate from marine plankton. PLOS One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101418 [pdf link]

Schoener, D and GB McManus. 2012. Plastid retention, use, and replacement in a kleptoplastidic ciliate. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 67: 177–187. doi: 10.3354/ame01601.[pdf link]

York, JK, GB McManus, WJ Kimmerer, AM Slaughter, and TR Ignoffo. 2013. Trophic links in the plankton in the low salinity zone of a large temperate estuary: top-down effects of introduced copepods. Estuaries and Coasts. doi:10.1007/s12237-013-9698-9.[pdf link]

Grattepanche, J-D, L Santoferrara, J Andrade, AM Oliverio, GB McManus, and LA Katz. 2014. Distribution and diversity of oligotrich and choreotrich ciliates assessed by morphology and by DGGE in temperate coastal waters. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 71:211-221. doi:10.3354/ame01675[pdf link]

Santoferrara, L, J-D Grattepanche, LA Katz, and GB McManus. in press. Pyrosequencing for assessing diversity of eukaryotic microbes: analysis of data on marine planktonic ciliates and comparison with traditional methods. Environ. Microbiol.

Lopez, G, D Carey, JT Carlton, R Cerrato, H Dam, R DiGiovanni, C Elphick, M Frisk, C Gobler, L Hice, P Howell, A Jordaan, S Lin, S Liu, D Lonsdale, M McEnroe, K McKown, G McManus, R Orson, B Peterson, C Pickerell, R Rosza, SE Shumway, A Siuda, K Streich, S Talmage, G taylor, E Thomas, M VanPatten, J Vaudrey, C Yarish, G wikfors and R Zajac. 2014. Biology and ecology of Long Island Sound. pp. 285-479 In: J. S. Latimer, M. A. Tedesco, R. L. Swanson, C. Yarish, P. E. Stacey, and C. Garza (eds), Long Island Sound, Prospects for the Urban Sea. Springer, New York.

McManus GB, Schoener D and Haberlandt K. 2012. Chloroplast symbiosis in a marine ciliate: ecophysiology and the risks and rewards of hosting foreign organelles. Front. Microbio.3:321. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00321 [pdf link]

Santoferrara, LF, GB McManus, and VA Alder. 2012. Phylogeny of the Order Tintinnida (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea) Inferred from Small- and Large-Subunit rRNA Genes. J. Eukaryotic Microbiol. 59:423-426. DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2012.00627.x [pdf link]

Santoferrara, LF, GB McManus, and VA Alder. 2012. Utility of Genetic Markers and Morphology for Species Discrimination within the Order Tintinnida (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea). Protist doi:10.1016/j.protis.2011.12.002 [pdf link]

Tamura, M, LA Katz, and GB McManus. 2011. Distribution and diversity of Oligotrich and Choreotrich ciliates in a large temperate estuary. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 64:51-67. doi:10.3354/ame01509 [pdf link]

York, JK, BA Costas, and GB McManus. 2010. Microzooplankton grazing in green water results from two contrasting estuaries. Estuaries and Coasts 33:1-13. doi: 10.1007/s12237-010-9336-8 [pdf link]

McManus, GB, D Xu, BA Costas, and LA Katz. 2010. Genetic identities of cryptic species in the Strombidium stylifer/apolatum/oculatum cluster, including a description of Strombidium rassoulzadegani n. sp. J. Eukarot. Microbiol. 57:369-378 [pdf link]

McManus, GB, and LA Katz. 2009. Molecular and morphological methods for identifying plankton: What makes a successful marriage? J. Plankton Res. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbp061 [pdf link]

Costas, BA, GB McManus, M Doherty, and LA Katz. Jun 2007. Use of species-specific primers and PCR to measure the distributions of planktonic ciliates in coastal waters. Limnology and Oceanography - Methods 5:163-173. [pdf link]

Doherty, M., Costas, B.A., McManus, G.B, and Katz L.A. 2007. Culture-independent assessment of planktonic ciliate diversity in coastal Northwest Atlantic waters. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 48:141-154.[pdf link]

McManus, GB, BA Costas, HG Dam, RM Lopes, SA Gaeta, S Susini, C Rosetta. 2007. Microzooplankton grazing of phytoplankton in a tropical upwelling region. Hydrobiologia 575:69-81. [pdf link]

Katz, L. A. , G. B. McManus, O. L.O. Snoeyenbos-West, A. Griffin, K. Pirog, B. Costas, W. Foissner. 2005. Reframing the "Everything is everywhere" debate: Evidence for high gene flow and diversity in ciliate morphospecies. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 41:55-65.[pdf link]

McManus, G.B., P.M. Griffin, and J.R. Pennock. 2004. Bacterioplankton abundance and growth in a river-dominated estuary: relationships with temperature and resources. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 37:23-32. [pdf link]

McManus, G.B., H Zhang, and S Lin. 2004. Marine planktonic ciliates that prey on macroalgae and enslave their chloroplasts. Limnol. Oceanogr. 49: 308-313. [pdf link]

Rosetta, C.H. and G.B. McManus. 2003. Feeding by ciliates on two harmful algal bloom species, Prymnesium parvum and Prorocentrum minimum. Harmful Algae 44:1-18. [pdf link]

Snoeyenbos-West, O.L.O., T Salcedo, G.B. McManus, and L.A. Katz. 2002. Insights into the diversity of choreotrich and oligotrich ciliates (Cl: Spirotrichea) assessed by genealogical analyses of multiple loci. International Journal Soc. Evolutionary Micro. 52:1901-1913.[pdf link]

McLeroy-Etheridge, S.L. and G.B. McManus. 1999. Food type and concentration affect chlorophyll and carotenoid destruction during copepod feeding. Limnol. Oceanogr. 44:2005-2011.[pdf link]

McManus, G. B. and C. A. Foster. 1998. Seasonal and fine-scale spatial variations in egg production and triacylglycerol content of the copepod Acartia tonsa in a river-dominated estuary and its coastal plume. J. Plankton Res. 20:767-785.[pdf link]

McManus, G.B. 1995. Phytoplankton abundance and pigment changes during simulated in situ dilution experiments in estuarine waters: possible artifacts caused by algal light adaptation. J. Plankton Res. 17: 1705-1716.

McManus, G.B. and R. Dawson. 1994. Phytoplankton pigments in the deep chlorophyll maximum of the Caribbean Sea and the western tropical Atlantic Ocean. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 113: 199-206.

McManus, G.B. and M.C. Ederington-Cantrell. 1992. Phytoplankton pigments and growth rates, and microzooplankton grazing in a large temperate estuary. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 87: 77-85.

McManus, G.B. 1991. Flow analysis of a planktonic microbial food web model. Mar. Microb. Food Webs 5: 145-160.