K. L. Heck Jr.
K. L. Heck Jr.
Professor and Chair, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
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Accelerating loss of seagrasses across the globe threatens coastal ecosystems
M Waycott, CM Duarte, TJB Carruthers, RJ Orth, WC Dennison, S Olyarnik, ...
Proceedings of the national academy of sciences 106 (30), 12377-12381, 2009
A global crisis for seagrass ecosystems
RJ Orth, TJB Carruthers, WC Dennison, CM Duarte, JW Fourqurean, ...
Bioscience 56 (12), 987-996, 2006
The identification, conservation, and management of estuarine and marine nurseries for fish and invertebrates: a better understanding of the habitats that serve as nurseries …
MW Beck, KL Heck, KW Able, DL Childers, DB Eggleston, BM Gillanders, ...
Bioscience 51 (8), 633-641, 2001
Faunal communities in seagrass beds: a review of the influence of plant structure and prey characteristics on predator-prey relationships
RJ Orth, KL Heck, J van Montfrans
Estuaries 7, 339-350, 1984
Explicit calculation of the rarefaction diversity measurement and the determination of sufficient sample size
KL Heck Jr, G van Belle, D Simberloff
Ecology 56 (6), 1459-1461, 1975
Critical evaluation of the nursery role hypothesis for seagrass meadows
KL Heck Jr, G Hays, RJ Orth
Marine Ecology Progress Series 253, 123-136, 2003
The tropicalization of temperate marine ecosystems: climate-mediated changes in herbivory and community phase shifts
A Vergés, PD Steinberg, ME Hay, AGB Poore, AH Campbell, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281 (1789), 20140846, 2014
Experiments on predator-prey interactions in vegetated aquatic habitats
KL Heck Jr, TA Thoman
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 53 (2-3), 125-134, 1981
Seagrass habitats: the roles of habitat complexity, competition and predation in structuring associated fish and motile macroinvertebrate assemblages
KL Heck Jr, RJ Orth
Estuarine perspectives, 449-464, 1980
Habitat complexity and invertebrate species richness and abundance in tropical seagrass meadows
KL Heck Jr, GS Wetstone
Journal of biogeography, 135-142, 1977
Habitat structure and predator—prey interactions in vegetated aquatic systems
KL Heck Jr, LB Crowder
Habitat structure: the physical arrangement of objects in space, 281-299, 1991
Trophic transfers from seagrass meadows subsidize diverse marine and terrestrial consumers
KL Heck, TJB Carruthers, CM Duarte, AR Hughes, G Kendrick, RJ Orth, ...
Ecosystems 11, 1198-1210, 2008
Oyster reefs as natural breakwaters mitigate shoreline loss and facilitate fisheries
SB Scyphers, SP Powers, KL Heck Jr, D Byron
PloS one 6 (8), e22396, 2011
Plant–herbivore interactions in seagrass meadows
KL Heck Jr, JF Valentine
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 330 (1), 420-436, 2006
Associations of concern: declining seagrasses and threatened dependent species
AR Hughes, SL Williams, CM Duarte, KL Heck Jr, M Waycott
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 7 (5), 242-246, 2009
Experiments on competition and predation among shrimps of seagrass meadows
LD Coen, KL Heck Jr, LG Abele
Ecology 62 (6), 1484-1493, 1981
Structural components of eelgrass (Zostera marina) meadows in the lower Chesapeake Bay—Fishes
RJ Orth, KL Heck
Estuaries 3, 278-288, 1980
Seagrass community ecology
Marine community ecology, 317-337, 2001
Seagrass herbivory: evidence for the continued grazing of marine grasses
JF Valentine, KL Heck
Marine Ecology Progress Series 176, 291-302, 1999
Effects of nutrient enrichment and small predator density on seagrass ecosystems: an experimental assessment
KL Heck Jr, JR Pennock, JF Valentine, LD Coen, SA Sklenar
Limnology and oceanography 45 (5), 1041-1057, 2000
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