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Tyson, R. B., W. E. D. Piniak, C. Domit, D. A. Mann, M. Hall, D. P. Nowacek, M. M. P. B. Fuentes. 2017. Novel bio-logging tool for studying fine-scale behaviors of marine turtles in response to sound. Frontiers in Marine Science (Marine Conservation and Sustainability).

Piniak, W. E. D., D. A. Mann, C. A. Harms, T. T. Jones and S. A. Eckert. 2016. Hearing in the juvenile green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas): A comparison of underwater and aerial hearing using auditory evoked potentials. PLOS ONE 11(10): e0159711.

Nelms, S. E., W. E. Dow Piniak, C. R. Weir, and B. J. Godley. 2016. Seismic surveys and marine turtles: an underestimated global threat? Biological Conservation.

Commito, J. A., A. E. Commito, R. V. Platt, B. M. Grupe, W. E. D. Piniak, N. J. Gownaris, K. A. Reeves and A. M. Vissichelli. 2014. Recruitment facilitation and spatial pattern formation in soft-bottom mussel beds. Ecosphere. 5(12): Article 160.

Harms, C.A., W.E.D. Piniak, S.A. Eckert & E.M. Stringer. 2014. Sedation and anesthesia of hatchling leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) for auditory evoked potential measurements in air and in water. Journal of Zoo Wildlife and Medicine. 45(1):86-92.

Christiansen, E.F., W.E.D. Piniak, L.A. Lester & C.A. Harms. 2013. Underwater anesthesia of Diamondback Terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) for auditory evoked potential measurements. Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. 52(6):792-797.

Dow Piniak, W.E. 2012. Acoustic Ecology of Sea Turtles: Implications for Conservation. Doctoral Thesis. Duke University, Durham, NC, USA. 136 pp.

Dow Piniak, W.E., S.A. Eckert, C.A. Harms & E.M. Stringer. 2012. Underwater hearing sensitivity of the leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea): Assessing the potential effect of anthropogenic noise. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Headquarters, Herndon, VA. OCS Study BOEM 2012-01156. 35pp.

Dow Piniak, W.E., D.A. Mann, S.A. Eckert & C.A. Harms. 2012. Amphibious hearing in sea turtles. pp: 83-87. In: A.N. Popper and A. Hawkins (eds). The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Springer.

Dow Piniak, W.E. & K.L. Eckert. 2011. Sea turtle nesting habitat in the Wider Caribbean Region. Endangered Species Research. 15:129-141.

Harms, C.A., S.A. Eckert, T.T. Jones, W.E. Dow Piniak & D.A. Mann. 2009. A technique for underwater anesthesia compared with manual restraint of sea turtles undergoing auditory evoked potential measurements. Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery. 19(1):8-12.

Commito, J.A., S. Como, B.M. Grupe & W.E. Dow. 2008. Species diversity in the soft-bottom intertidal zone: Biogenic structure, sediment, and macrofauna across mussel bed spatial scales. Journal of Experimental Biology and Ecology. 366:70-81.

Commito, J.A., W.E. Dow & B.M. Grupe. 2006. Hierarchical spatial structure in soft-bottom mussel beds. Journal of Experimental Biology and Ecology. 330:27-37.

Dow, W.E., K.L. Eckert, M. Palmer & P. Kramer. 2007. An Atlas of Sea Turtle Nesting Habitat for the Wider Caribbean Region. The Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network and The Nature Conservancy. WIDECAST Technical Report No. 6. Beaufort, NC. 267pp. http://seamap.env.duke.edu/widecast/.

Dow, W.E., J.R. Gilbert, G.T. Waring & A.J. Read. 2006. Atlas of harbor seal haul-out sites in Maine, 1981 – 2001. 22 pp. Atlas presented on-line through the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS-SEAMAP). http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/315.