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Allan E, Zhang WG, Lavery A, Govindarajan AF. 2020. Environmental DNA shedding and decay rates from diverse animal forms and thermal regimes. Environmental DNA. In press.

 

Govindarajan AF, Cooney L, Whittaker K, Bloch D, Burdorf R, Canning S, Carter C, Cellan S, Eriksson F, Freyer H, Huston G, Hutchinson S, McKeegan K, Malpani M, Merkle-Raymond A, Ouellette K, Petersen-Rockney R, Schultz M, Siuda A. 2019. The distribution and mitochondrial genotype of the hydroid Aglaophenia latecarinata is correlated with its Sargassum substrate type in the Sargasso Sea. PeerJ 7, e7814. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.7814

 

Haggerty M, Reyns N, Pineda J, Govindarajan AF. 2019. Diversity and distribution of nearshore barnacle cyprids in southern California through the 2015-16 El Niño. PeerJ I7, e7186.

 

Govindarajan AF*, Källström B*, Selander E, Östman C, Dahlgren TG. 2019. The highly toxic and cryptogenic clinging jellyfish Gonionemus sp. (Hydrozoa, Limnomedusae) on the Swedish west coast. PeerJ 7, e6883. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6883. *co-first authors.

 

Carman MR, Grunden DW, Reddington E, Govindarajan AF. 2019. Distribution of the highly toxic clinging jellyfish Gonionemus sp. around the island of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA. Marine Biodiversity Records

 

Yoerger D, Curran M, Fujii J, German C, Gomez-Ibanez D, Govindarajan A, Howland J, Llopiz J, Wiebe P, Hobson B, Katija K, Risi M, Robison B, Rock S, Wilkinson C, Breier J. 2018. Mesobot: An autonomous underwater vehicle for tracking and sampling midwater targets. Proceedings of AUV2018 Porto, Portugal: IEEE.

 

Wares JP, Crickenberger S, Govindarajan AF, Hamrick JL, Skoczen KM, Trapnell DW, Wethey D. 2018. The cryptic population biology of Chthamalus fragilis Darwin, 1854 on the Atlantic coast of North America. Journal of Crustacean Biology. 1–11. doi:10.1093/jcbiol/ruy070.

 

Watson JE, Govindarajan AF. 2017. A new species of Gonionemus (Hydrozoa: Limnomedusae) from southern Australia. Zootaxa 4365(4):487-494.

 

Carman MR, Grunden, DW, Govindarajan, AF. 2017. Species–specific crab predation on the hydrozoan clinging jellyfish Gonionemus sp.(Cnidaria, Hydrozoa), subsequent crab mortality, and possible ecological consequences. PeerJ 5, e3966.

 

Govindarajan AF, Carman MR, Khaidarov MR, Semenchenko A, Wares JP. 2017. Mitochondrial diversity in Gonionemus (Trachylina:Hydrozoa) and its implications for understanding the origins of clinging jellyfish in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. PeerJ 5, e3205.

 

Govindarajan AF, Carman MR. 2016. Possible cryptic invasion of the Western Pacific toxic population of the hydromedusa Gonionemus vertens (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) in the Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Biological Invasions. 18(2):463-9.

 

Pineda J, Cho W, Starczak V, Govindarajan AF, Guzmán H, Girdhar Y, Holleman R, Churchill J, Singh H, Ralston D. 2016. A crab swarm at an ecological hotspot: patchiness and population density from AUV observations at a coastal, tropical seamount. PeerJ 4, e1770.

 

Govindarajan AF, Pineda J, Purcell M, Breier JA. 2015. Species and stage – specific barnacle larval distributions obtained from AUV sampling and genetic analysis in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, USA. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 472: 158-165.

 

Govindarajan AF, Buksa F., Bockrath K, Wares JP, Pineda J. 2015. Phylogeographic structure and northward range expansion in the barnacle Chthamalus fragilis. PEER J 3:e926.

 

Sehein T., Siuda A., Shank TM, Govindarajan AF. 2014. Connectivity in the slender Sargassum shrimp (Latreutes fucorum): implications for a Sargasso Sea protected area. Journal of Plankton Research: doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbu081.

 

Hsing, P., Fu, B., Berlet, S., Larcom, E., Shank, T.M, Govindarajan, A.F., Lukäsiewicz, A,  Dixon, P., Fisher, C. 2013. Lasting impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to a deep Gulf of Mexico coral community. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. 1: 000012 doi: 10.12952/journal.elementa.000012

 

Lindner, A., Govindarajan, A.F., Migotto, A.E. 2011. Cryptic species, life cycles, and the phylogeny of Clytia (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Campanulariidae). Zootaxa 2980: 23-36.

 

Govindarajan, A.F., A. Bucklin, and L.P. Madin. 2011. A molecular phylogeny of the Thaliacea. J Plankton Research 33(6): 833-841. (Featured article and journal cover)

 

Govindarajan, A.F., Boero, F., and Halanych, K.M. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis with multiple markers indicates a repeated loss of the adult medusa stage in Campanulariidae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria). Mol Phyl Evol 38: 820-834.

 

Adamik, P., Gallager, S.M., Horgan, E, Madin, L.P., McGillis, W.R., Govindarajan, A., and Alatalo, P. 2005. Effects of turbulence on the feeding rate of a pelagic predator: The planktonic hydroid Clytia gracilis. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol 333: 159-165.

 

Govindarajan, A.F., Halanych, K.M., Cunningham, C.W. 2005a. Mitochondrial evolution and phylogeography in the hydrozoan Obelia geniculata. Marine Biology 146: 213-222.

 

Govindarajan, A.F., Piraino, S., Gravili, C., Kubota, S. 2005b. Species identification of bivalve-inhabiting marine hydrozoans of the genus Eugymnanthea. Invertebrate Biology 124: 1-10.

 

Wonham, M.J., Walton, W.C., Ruiz, G.M., Frese, A.M., Galil, B.S. 2001. Going to the source: role of the invasion pathway in determining potential invaders. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 215: 1-12.

 

Whitlatch, R.B., Osman, R.W., Frese, A., Malatesta, R., Mitchell, P., Sedgwick, L. 1995. The ecology of two introduced marine ascidians and their effects on epifaunal organisms in Long Island Sound. Proceedings of the Northeast conference on non-indigenous aquatic nuisance species. Pp. 29-48.