Discover. Connect. Capitalize.

Expert View

20 Profile Views - 101 Project Views

Donald Charles Behringer
Assistant Professor

University of Florida

Connect

Recent Publications:
Books, Contributor of Chapter(s)
Behringer, D.C., Butler IV, M.J., and J.D. Shields. 2012. Juvenile Caribbean spiny lobsters are plagued by the lethal viral pathogen PaV1. Pages 387-388 in Kruczynski, W.L. and P.J. Fletcher (eds), Tropical Connections: South Florida’s Marine Environment. IAN Press, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, Maryland.
 
Scientific Journal Articles
20. Moss, J., Behringer, D.C., Shields, J.D., Baeza, J.A., Aguilar-Perera, A., Bush, P.G., Dromer, C., Herrera-Moreno, A., Gittens, L., Matthews, T.R., McCord, M.R., Schärer, M.T., Reynal, L., Truelove, N., Butler IV, M.J. In press. Distribution, prevalence, and genetic analysis of Panulirus argus Virus I from the Caribbean Sea. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms.
 
19. Baeza, J.A., Dickson, M.D.a, Squibb, R., Anderson, J.R.a, and D.C. Behringer. Accepted. Aspects of the reproductive biology of a heavily traded ornamental shrimp, Lysmata boggessi (Crustacea, Decapoda, Caridea), in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries Science.
 
18. Baeza, J.A., Anderson, J.R.a, Spadaro, A.J., andD.C. Behringer. In press. Sexual dimorphism, allometry, and size at first maturity of the Caribbean King Crab, Mithrax spinosissimus, in the Florida Keys. Journal of Shellfish Research.
 
17. Anderson, J.R.a, Spadaro, A.J., Baeza, J.A., andD.C. Behringer. In press. Ontogenetic resource allocation shifts in defensive structures of the Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus (Latreille, 1804). In review for Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.
 
16. Anderson, J.R.a and D.C. Behringer. In press. Spatial dynamics of the social lobster Panulirus argus in response to diseased conspecifics. Marine Ecology Progress Series.
 
15. Stentiford, G.D., Neil, D.M., Peeler, E., Shields, J.D., Small, H.J., Flegel, T.W., Vlak, J., Jones, B., Morado, F., Moss, S., Lotz, J., Bartholomay, L., Reantaso, M., Behringer, D.C., Hauton, C., and D.V. Lightner. 2012. Disease will limit future food supply from the global crustacean fishery and aquaculture sectors. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 110: 141-157.
 
14. Barbour, A.B.a, Adams, A.J., Yess, T., Behringer, D.C., and R.K. Wolfe. 2012. Comparison and cost-benefit analysis of PIT tag antennae resighting and seine-net recapture techniques for survival analysis of an estuarine-dependent fish. Fisheries Research 121-122: 153-160.
13. Behringer, D.C. 2012. Diseases of wild and cultured juvenile crustaceans: insights from below the minimum landing size. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 110: 225-233.
 
12. Moss, J., Butler, M.J. IV, Behringer, D.C., and J.D. Shields. 2012. Genetic diversity of the Caribbean spiny lobster virus, Panulirus argus virus 1, and the discovery of PaV1 in lobster post-larvae. Aquatic Biology 14: 223-232.
 
11. Behringer, D.C., Butler, M.J. IV, Shields, J.D., and J. Moss. 2012. PaV1 infection in the Florida Spiny Lobster Fishery and its Effects on Trap Function and Disease Transmission. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69: 136-144.
 
10. Behringer, D.C., Butler, M.J. IV, Shields, J.D., and J. Moss. 2011. Review of Panulirus argus Virus 1 (PaV1) – a decade after its discovery. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 94: 153-160.
 
9. Behringer, D.C. and M.J. Butler IV. 2010. Disease avoidance and its role in shelter competition and predation in Caribbean spiny lobster. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64: 747-756.
 
8. Kiryu, Y., Behringer, D.C., Landsberg, J.H., and D.B. Petty. 2009. Microsporidiosis in the Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus from southeast Florida, USA. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 84: 237-242.
 
7. Behringer, D.C., Butler IV, M.J., Herrnkind, W.F., Hunt, J.H., Acosta, C.A., and W.C. Sharp. 2009. Is seagrass an important nursery habitat for the Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus, in Florida? New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 43: 327-337.
 
6. Behringer, D.C., Butler IV, M.J., and J.D. Shields. 2008. Ecological and physiological effects of PaV1 Infection on the Caribbean Spiny Lobster (Panulirus argus Latreille). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 359: 26-33.
 
5. Butler, M.J., Behringer, D.C., and J.D. Shields. 2008. Transmission of Panulirus argus virus1 (PaV1) and its effect on the survival of juvenile Caribbean spiny lobster. Disease of Aquatic Organisms 79: 173-182.
 
4. Behringer, D.C., Butler IV, M.J., and J.D. Shields. 2006. Ecology: Avoidance of disease in social lobsters. Nature 441: 421.
 
3. Behringer, D.C. and M.J. Butler IV. 2006. Stable isotope analysis of production and trophic relationships in a tropical marine hard-bottom community. Oecologia 148: 334-341.
 
2. Behringer, D.C. and M.J. Butler IV. 2006. Density-dependent population dynamics in juvenile Panulirus argus (Latrielle): the impact of artificial enhancement. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 334: 84-95.
 
1. Shields, J.D. and D.C. Behringer. 2004. A new pathogenic virus in the Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus from the Florida Keys. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 59: 109-118.
 
Conference Proceedings
6. Anderson, J.A.a, and D.C. Behringer. 2012. PaV1 Detection by the Caribbean Spiny Lobster and its Effect on Population Spatial Structure. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 64.
 
5. Truelove, N.K., Burdfield-Steel, E., Griffiths, S., Ley-Cooper, K., Preziosi, R., Butler IV, M.J., Behringer, D.C., Box, S., and S. Canty. 2012. Genetic Connectivity of Caribbean Spiny Lobster (Panulirus argus) in Belize. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 64.
 
4. Barbour, A.B.a, Adams, A, and D.C. Behringer. 2011. PIT tag antennae arrays as fishery monitoring tools in tropical environments. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 63: 118-124.
 
3. Behringer, D.C., Butler IV, M.J., and J.D. Shields. 2010. A review of the lethal spiny lobster virus PaV1 – ten years after its discovery. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 62.
 
2. Butler IV, M.J., Mojica, A., Sosa-Cordero, E., Millet, M., Sanchez-Navarro, P., Maldonado, M., Posada, J., Rodriquez, B., Rivas, C.M., Oviedo, A., Arrone, M., Prada, M., Bach, N., Jimenez, N., Garcia-Rivas, M., Forman, K., Behringer, D.C.,Matthews, T., Paris, C. and R. Cowen. Accepted. Patterns of Spiny Lobster (Panulirus argus) Postlarval Recruitment in the Caribbean: a CRTR Project. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 62.
 
1. Butler IV, M.J., Behringer, D.C. and J.D. Shields. 2007. Resource conditions: lobster disease and sponge fishery impacts. Pp. 139-142 in: Keller, B.D., and F.C. Wilmot, eds. Connectivity: science, people and policy in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Colloquium proceedings, 19-21 August 2004, Key West, FL. Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series NMSP-07. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA, National Marine Sanctuary Program, Silver Spring, MD. 272 pp.
 
Peer-reviewed Reports
11. Behringer, D.C., Swett R.A., and T.K. Frazer. 2011. Determining coral reef impacts associated with boat anchoring and user activity in southeast Florida. Florida Department of Environmental Protection - Coral Reef Conservation Program, Miami Beach, FL. Pp 66.
 
10. Behringer, D.C. and R.A. Swett. 2011. Determining vessel use patterns in the southeast Florida region. Final report to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Miami Beach, FL. Pp 88.
 
9. Jacoby, C.A., Frazer, T.K., Saindon, D.D., Keller, S.R., and D.C. Behringer. 2008. Water Quality Characteristics of the Nearshore Gulf Coast Waters Adjacent to Pasco County: Project COAST 2000 - 2007. Annual Report. Southwest Florida Water Management District, Brooksville, Florida. 51 pp.
 
8. Jacoby, C.A., Frazer, T.K., Saindon, D.D., Keller, S.R., and D.C. Behringer. 2008. Water Quality Characteristics of the Nearshore Gulf Coast Waters Adjacent to Citrus, Hernando and Levy Counties:  Project COAST 1997 - 2007. Annual Report. Southwest Florida Water Management District, Brooksville, Florida. 62 pp.
 
7. Frazer, T.K., Jacoby, C.A., Saindon, D.D., Keller, S.R., and D.C. Behringer. 2007. Water Quality Characteristics of the Nearshore Gulf Coast Waters Adjacent to Pasco County: Project COAST 2000 - 2006. Annual Report. Southwest Florida Water Management District, Brooksville, Florida. 47 pp.
 
6. Frazer, T.K., Jacoby, C.A., Saindon, D.D., Keller, S.R., and D.C. Behringer. 2007 Water Quality Characteristics of the Nearshore Gulf Coast Waters Adjacent to Citrus, Hernando and Levy Counties:  Project COAST 1997 - 2006. Annual Report. Southwest Florida Water Management District, Brooksville, Florida. 58 pp.
 
5. Shields, J.D., Behringer, D.C., and M.J. Butler IV. 2005. Pathology of a pathogenic virus in the Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus. Journal of Shellfish Research 24: 675.
 
4. Butler IV, M.J., Behringer, D.C., and J.D. Shields. 2005. A Pathogenic Viral Disease Infecting Juvenile Spiny Lobster in the Florida Keys. P.171 in 2005 Florida Bay and Adjacent Marine Systems Science Conference. Abstract.
 
3. Butler, M.J., Behringer, D.C., and A.K. Kauffman. 2005. Hard-bottom community ecology in the Florida Keys with an emphasis on sponges. P.162 in 2005 Florida Bay and Adjacent Marine Systems Science Conference. Abstract.
 
2. Behringer, D.C., Butler IV, M.J. and J.D. Shields. 2003. The Pathological and ecological effects of a herpes-like virus in the Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus, from Florida. P. 215 in Joint Conference on the Science and Restoration of the Greater Everglades and Florida Bay Ecosystem. Abstract.

1. Behringer, D.C., and M.J. Butler IV. 1999. Trophic structure in a tropical hard-bottom community: a stable isotope analysis. P.62 in 1999 Florida Bay and Adjacent Marine Ecosystems Science Conference. Abstract.

© 1999-2017, State of Florida