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Reece, J. S., A. Alansari, H. M. Kalkvik, A. Alkindi, I. Mahmoud, A. Y. Al Kiyumi, A. E. Elshafie, Michael P. Jensen, and C. L. Parkinson. 2016. A survey of the genetic diversity of the Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtles of the Sultanate of Oman. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History. 54(6):104−117. (PDF)

Schumacher, E. L., and J. S. Reece. 2016. Sea turtle climate change biologists should do more measuring and less modeling. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 54(7):118–130. (PDF)

Reece, J.S. Evolutionary Relationships and Population Genetics of Moray Eels.Scholars Press, Germany.Pp. 102.ISBN 978-3-639-71649-8

Reece, J.S., Noss, R.F. Investigating the Effects of Shoreline Development and Climate Change on Loggerhead Nesting Habits. Quest Magazine, 15(2): 12-15. (PDF)

Krakos, K.N., Reece, J., Raven, P. (2014) Molecular phylogenetics and reproductive biology of Oenothera section Kneiffia. Systematic Botany(PDF)

Collar, D., Reece, J., Mehta, R., Alfaro, M., Wainwright, P. (2014) Imperfect Convergence in Morphological Systems: Variable Responses among Cranial Structures Underlie Transitions to Durophagy in Moray Eels. American Naturalist. (PDF)

Reece, J., Noss, R.F. (2014). A Flexible Tool for Prioritizing Species by Conservation Value and Vulnerability to Multiple Threats. Natural Areas Journal. (PDF)

Reece, J., Passeri, D., Ehrhart, L.M., Hagen, S., Hays, A., Long, C., Noss, R., Bilskie, M., Sanchez, C., Schwoerer, M.V., Von-Holle, B., Weishampel, J., Wolf, S. (2013) Sea level rise, land use, and climate change influence the distribution of loggerhead turtle nests at the largest USA rookery (Melbourne Beach, Florida). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 493:259-274. (PDF)

Reece, J., Noss, R.F., Oetting, J., Hoctor, T., Volk, M. (2013) A vulnerability assessment of 300 species in Florida: threats from sea level rise, land-use, and climate change. PLoS One, 8(11):e80658. (PDF)

Boenscotter, A.M., Reece, J.S., Noss, R.F., Brandt, L.A., Mazzotti, F.J., Romañach, S., Watling, J.I. (2013) Threatened and endangered subspecies with vulnerable ecological traits also have high susceptibility to sea level rise and habitat fragmentation. PLoS ONE, 8: e70647. (PDF)

Reece, J., Mehta, R. (2013) The mechanisms underlying the evolution of elongation and large body size in moray eels (Muraenidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 109: 861-875(PDF)

Korosy, M.G., Reece, J., Noss, R. (2013) Winter habitat associations of four grassland sparrows in south Florida’s dry prairie. Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 125: 502-512. (PDF)

Reece, J. (2011) The Incredible Larvae of Moray Eels. Quest Magazine, 12, 25-27. **Featured on Cover (PDF)

Reece, J., Bowen, B.W., Larson, A. (2011). Phylogeography of four moray eel species: long larval duration ensures ocean-wide genetic homogeneity despite variation in adult niche breadth. Marine Ecology Progress Series 437, 269-277. (PDF)

Tucker, S.L., Reece, J., Ream, T.S., Pikaard, C.S. (2010) Evolutionary history of plant multisubunit RNA Polymerases IV and V: Subunit origins via genome-wide and segmental gene duplications, retrotransposition, and lineage-specific subfunctionalization. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology, 75: 285-297. (PDF)

Reece, J. Smith, D.G., Holm, E. (2010) The moray eels of the Anarchias cantonensis group (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae), with description of two new species. Copeia 3, 421-430. (PDF)

Reece, J. Bowen, B.W., Larson, A.F. (2010) Molecular phylogenetics of moray eels (Muraenidae) demonstrates multiple origins of a shell-crushing jaw (Gymnomuraena, Echidna) and multiple colonizations of the Atlantic Ocean. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57, 829-835. (PDF)

Reece, J., Bowen, B.W., Joshi, K., Goz, V., Larson, A. (2010) Phylogeography of two moray eels indicates high dispersal throughout the Indo-Pacific. Journal of Heredity 101, 391-402. **Featured on Cover (PDF)

Brock, K.A., Reece, J., and L.M. Ehrhart. (2009) Effects of Artificial Beach Nourishment on Marine Turtles: Differences between Loggerhead and Green Turtles. Restoration Ecology, 17, 297-307. (PDF)

Reece, J., Ehrhart, L.M., and C.L. Parkinson (2006). Mixed Stock Analysis of Juvenile Loggerhead Turtles in the Indian River Lagoon and Implications for Marine Turtle Conservation Planning. Conservation Genetics, 7, 345-352(PDF)

Reece, J., Castoe, T.C., and C.L. Parkinson (2005). Historical Perspectives on Population Genetics and Conservation of Three Marine Turtle Species. Conservation Genetics, 6, 235-251. (PDF)