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Johnson AS, Salyers JM*, Alcorn NJ*, Ellers O, Allen JD (2013) Externally visible fluorochrome marks and allometries of growing sea urchins. Invertebrate Biology. 132:251-269.
Pfister, A*, Johnson, A, Ellers, O, Horch, HW (2013). Quantification of dendritic and axonal growth after injury to the auditory system of the adult cricket Gryllus bimaculatus. Front. Physio. 3:367. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00367 (online research article, 861 views: http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fphys.2012.00367/full)
Ellers, O., Johnson, A.S. (2009) Polyfluorochrome marking slows growth only during the marking month in the green sea urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis. Invert. Biol. DOI:10.1111/j.1744-7410.2008.00159.x.
*Selden, R., Johnson, A.S., Ellers, O. (2009) Crab scent induces thicker skeletons, smaller gonads and size-specific growth responses in sea urchins. Mar. Biol. 156:1057–1071 DOI : 10.1007/s00227-009-1150-0
*Butler, M., Johnson, A.S. (2004). Are melanized feather barbs stronger? J. Exp. Biol. 207: 285-293
*Lohrmann NL, Logan BA, Johnson AS (2004) Seasonal acclimatization of antioxidants in Chondrus crispus and Mastocarpus stellatus, two co-occurring red algae with differing winter tolerances. Biol Bull 2004 207: 225-232.
Johnson, A.S., Ellers, O., *Lemire, J., *Minor, M., *Leddy, H. (2002). Sutural loosening and skeletal flexibility during growth: determination of drop-like shapes in sea urchins. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B, 269: 215-220.
*Pratt, M.P., Johnson, A.S. (2002). Strength, Drag, and Dislodgement of Two Competing Intertidal Algae from Two Wave Exposures and Four Seasons. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 272: 71-101
Johnson, A.S. (2001). Drag, drafting, and mechanical interactions in canopies of the red alga Chondrus crispus. Biological Bulletin 201: 126-135.
*Leddy, H.A., Johnson, A.S. (2000). Walking vs. breathing: mechanical differentiation of sea urchin podia corresponds to functional specialization. Biological Bulletin 198: 88-93.
Ellers, O, Johnson, A.S., Moberg, P. (1998). Sutural strengthening of urchin skeletons by collagenous sutural ligaments. Biological Bulletin 195: 136-144.
Johnson, A. (1997). Flow is genet and ramet blind: Consequences of individual, group and colony morphology on filter feeding and flow. Proceedings of the 8th International Coral Reef Symposium 2: 1093-1096.
Johnson, A.S. and Koehl, M.A.R. (1994). Maintenance of environmental stress factor in different flow habitats: Thallus allometry and material properties of a giant kelp. Journal of Experimental Biology 195: 381-410. Abstract; Full article
Johnson, A.S. (1993). Sag-mediated modulated tension in terebellid tentacles exposed to flow. Biological Bulletin 185: 10-19.
Johnson, A.S. and K.P. Sebens (1993). Consequences of a flattened morphology: Effects of flow on feeding rates of the scleractinian coral Meandrina meandrites (Linnaeus 1758). Marine Ecology Progress Series 99: 99-114.
*Trussell, G.C., A.S. Johnson, S.G. Rudolph, and E.S. Gilfillan (1993). Resistance to dislodgment: Habitat and size-specific differences in morphology and tenacity in an intertidal snail. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 100: 135-144.
Dudgeon, S.R. and A.S. Johnson (1992). Thick versus thin: Thallus morphology and tissue mechanics influence differential drag and dislodgement of two co-dominant seaweeds. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 165: 23-43.
Sebens, K.P. and A.S. Johnson. (1991). The effect of water movement on prey capture by reef corals. Hydrobiologia 216/217: 247-248.
Sebens, K.P. and A.S. Johnson. (1991). Effects of water movement on prey capture and distribution of reef corals. Hydrobiologia 226: 91-101
Johnson, A.S. (1990). Flow around phoronids: Consequences of a neighbor to suspension feeders. Limnol. and Oceanogr. 35(6): 1395-1401.
Johnson, A.S. (1988). Hydrodynamic study of the functional morphology of the benthic suspension feeder, Phoronopsis viridis (Phoronida). Mar. Biol. 100: 117-126.
Contributions to Book Chapters
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Horch, HW, *Pfister A, Ellers O, Johnson AS (submitted) Plasticity in the cricket central nervous system. Chapter 8 In: Cricket as a Model Organism: Development, Regeneration, and Behavior. Eds: Ohuchi, H, Noji, S, Horch, HW, Mito, T, Popadim, A, Springer (New York, Heidelberg).
Published or Printed Abstracts (since 2005)
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Suchyta, KJ*, Goroff, MS*, Dickinson, ES*, Harmon, K*, Johnson, AS, Ellers, O, Dickinson, PS (2016) Mechanisms of stretch feedback and interactions with neuromodulators in the cardiac ganglion of the American lobster. Integrative and Comparative Biology (2016) (published abstract).
Dickinson PS, Dickinson ES*, Harmon KE*, Qu X*, Johnson AS, Ellers O. (2015) Mechanisms of sensory feedback and interactions with neuromodulators in a rhythmic pattern generator. March 2015, Boston, MA, Experimental Biology, Poster #841.4.
Horch HW, Saidenbert L*, Chong M*, Fiorillo B*, Vergara-Benitex J*, Zhand A*, Pfister A*, Ellers O, Johnson A (2014). Exploration of two different compensatory strategies for recovery from injury in the adult cricket CNS. Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Nov 15-19, Wash DC.
Harmon K*, Chin-Purcell M*, Dickinson ES*, Hartley TM*, Ellers O, Johnson AS, Dickinson, PS (2014). Mechanisms and effects of stretch feedback in the heart of the American lobster, Homarus americanus. Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Nov 15-19, Wash DC.
Ellers O, Johnson AS, Guttenplan K*, Motokawa T (2014) The bounce in a seastar's step: classifying gaits in underwater legged locomotion Integrative and Comparative Biology (2014) 54 (suppl 1): e59 doi: 10.1093/icb/icu/008 (published abstract).
Dickinson E*, Johnson AS, Ellers O; Dickinson PS (2014). Cardiac muscle in Homarus americanus responds differently to loading in transverse and longitudinal directions. Integrative and Comparative Biology (2014) 54 (suppl 1): e59 doi:10.1093/icb/icu008
Ellers O, Johnson AS, Guttenplan K*, Motokawa T (2013) Does the starfish Protoreaster nodosus use a pendular gait while walking underwater? Japan Zool. Soc. Symp., Tokyo Inst. of Tech. Mar 16, 2013
Horch HW, Johnson A, Ellers O, Berry K*, Low I*, Sangal R*, Pfister A* (2012). Sexually dimorphic dendritic responses to deafferentation and the potential role of semaphorins. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts Volume: 42
Askins, M*, Lonati, G,* Guttenplan, K,* Fahey, A,* Johnson, A, Ellers, O. (2012) Externally visible polyfluorochrome marking of urchins: growth comparisons between lab-reared and tidepool urchins. Integrative and Comparative Biology, Poster Presentation, Annual Meeting Abstract, Jan. 3-7, 2012 Charleston, NC
Johnson, A.S., Ellers, O., (2010) Precise measurement of growth using multiple fluorochrome markers, the cubed root of weight and a new growth function. Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting, Jan. 3-7, 2010, Seattle, WA
Ellers, O., Yoshimura, K., Motokawa, T., Johnson, A.S. (2010). Why not walk faster, underwater? Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting Abstract, Jan. 3-7, 2010, Seattle, WA
Norton, E.*, Ellers, O., Johnson, A.S. (2010). Testing an inverted pendulum model for underwater walking in the crab Carcinus maenus. Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting Abstract, Jan. 3-7, 2010, Seattle, WA
Brasili, A.*, Johnson, A.S. (2010). Temperature and size-dependent growth in a marine ectotherm: the green sea urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis. Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting Abstract, Jan. 3-7, 2010, Seattle, WA
Ellers, O., Yoshimura, K., Motokawa, T., Johnson, A.S. (2009) An inverted pendulum model for underwater walking. Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting Abstract 74.1, Jan. 3-7, 2009, Boston, MA
Johnson, A., Selden, R.*, Ellers, O. (2009) Crab scent induces thicker skeletons, smaller gonads and size-specific adjustments in growth rate in sea urchins. Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting Abstract 74.1, Jan. 3-7, 2009, Boston, MA
Johnson, A.S., Ellers, O., Butler, M.* (2006). Barbs of a feather bend (and twist) together. Integr. Comp. Biol. 46(1): e70; doi:10.1093/icb/icl056
Lake, B.* Johnson, A.S. Mauck, R.A. (2006) Influence of orientation and flow speed on feeding behavior and metabolism of the barnacle Semibalanus balanoides. Integr. Comp. Biol. 46(1): e219; doi:10.1093/icb/icl056
Johnson, A.S., Ellers, O. (2006) A new fluorochrome-based identification tag for sea urchins for use in a hatchery and lease-site aquaculture. Northeast Aquaculture Conference and Exposition. Mystic, Connecticut. December, 2006.
Ellers, O., Johnson, A.S. (2006). Temperature determines size and time-to-size in urchins: calibration of size-temperature effects in marine ectotherms. International Echinoderm Conference, University of New Hampshire, August 2006.
Johnson, A.S., Ellers, O., *Wright, M., *Selden, R, *Stranges, B. (2006). Is there an oxygen-limited lag phase in early growth in sea urchins, Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis? International Echinoderm Conference, University of New Hampshire, August 2006.
Johnson, A.S., Ellers, O., *Wright, M., *Stranges, B. (2005). Implications of transport processes and 2/3 power metabolic scaling to Bertalanffy and bimodal growth in sea urchins. Integr. Comp. Biol. 44(6):709