* indicates an undergraduate collaborator
** indicates a graduate student collaborator
Jackson, C.R., K.K. Cecala, S.J. Wenger, J.E. Kirsch, J.R. Webster, D.S. Leigh, J.M. Sanders, J.P. Love, J.D. Knoepp, J.M. Fraterrigo, and A.D. Rosemond. In press. Distinctive connectivities of near-stream and watershed-wide land uses differentially degrade rural aquatic ecosystems. BioScience.
Cragg, S.**, K.K. Cecala, S.M. Fix, J.R. Ennen, and J.M. Davenport. In press. Role of abiotic factors and habitat heterogeneity in the interacts between stream salamanders and crayfish in the southern Appalachians. Freshwater Science.
Kirsch, D.R.*, S. Mitchell**, J.M. Davenport, K.K. Cecala, and J.R. Ennen. In press. Body size is related to temperature in Hyla chrysoscelis tadpoles. Journal of Herpetology.
Hood, N.* and K.K. Cecala. In press. Plestiodon inexpectatus. PREDATION. Herpetological Review.
Zeitler, E.F.*, E.H. Walker*, and K.K. Cecala. In press. Lithobates sphenocephalus. HATCHING SUCCESS IN WASTEWATER. Herpetological Review.
Calhoun, W.R.* and K.K. Cecala. 2021. At the expense of the environment: Economic and regulatory factors impacting the location and management of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) in North Carolina. Case Studies in the Environment 5:1428433.
Ennen, J.R., K.K. Cecala, P. Gould**, R. Colvin, J. Dennison, D. Garig**, S. Hyder**, L. Recker, J.M. Davenport. 2021. Size matters: the influence of trap and mesh size on turtle captures. Wildlife Society Bulletin 45:130-137.
Ennen, J.R., B.R. Kuhajda, S. Fix**, S.C. Sweat, B. Zuber, A.V. Watts, H.T. Mattingly, and K.K. Cecala. 2021. Assessing the success of conservation efforts for a North American topminnow at risk of extinction from spatially variable mosquitofish invasions. Freshwater Biology 66:458-467.
Cecala, K.K., E.H. Walker*, S.M. Fix, J.R. Ennen, and J.M. Davenport. 2020. Seasonal variation in the strength of interference competition among headwater vertebrates. Freshwater Biology 65:1440-1449.
Hoffacker, M.L.*, K.K. Cecala, J.R. Ennen, S. Mitchell, and J.M. Davenport. 2018. Interspecific interactions are conditional on temperature in an Appalachian stream salamander community. Oecologia 188:623-631.
Cecala, K.K., J.C. Maerz, J. Chamblee, C.A. Dehring, J. F. Frisch, T.L. Gragson, J.A. Hepinstall-Cymerman, D.S. Leigh, C.R. Jackson, and J.T. Peterson. 2018. Assessment of multiple drivers, scales, and interactions influencing southern Appalachian stream salamander occupancy. Ecosphere 9:e02150.
Drukker, S.S.*, K.K. Cecala, P.R. Gould*, B.A. McKenzie*, and C. Van de Ven. 2018. The ecology and natural history of the Cumberland Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus abditus): Distribution and demographics. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 13:33-46.
Evans, J., K.K. Cecala, B.R. Scheffers, C.A. Oldfield*, N.A. Hollingshead, D.G. Haskell, and B.A. McKenzie*. 2017. Widespread degradation of a vernal pool complex in the southeastern United States: Challenges to current and future management. Wetlands 37:1093-1103.
Gould, P.*, K.K. Cecala, S.S. Drukker*, B.A. McKenzie*, and C. Van de Ven. 2017. Biogeographical factors affecting the distribution of stream salamanders on the Cumberland Plateau, USA. Science of the Total Environment 599-600:1622-1629.
Kirchberg, J.*, K.K. Cecala, S.J. Price, E.M. White, and D. Haskell. 2016. The effects of small impoundments on stream quality and salamanders on the Cumberland Plateau. Aquatic Conservation: Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems 26:1197-1206.
Gandhi, J.S.*, and K.K. Cecala. 2016. Interactive effects of temperature and glyphosate on the behavior of Blue Ridge two-lined salamanders, Eurycea wilderae. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35:2297-2303.
McKee, R.*, K.K. Cecala, and M.E. Dorcas. 2016. Behavioural interactions of diamondback terrapins with crab pots demonstrate that bycatch reduction devices reduce entrapment. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Environments 26:1081-1089.
Evans, J.P., C.A. Oldfield*, K.K. Cecala, J.K. Hiers, C. Van De Ven, and M.M. Armistead*. 2016. Spatial assessment of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) herbivory on a forest community. Forests 7:101.
Strickland, J.C.*, A.P. Pinhiero*, K.K. Cecala, and M.E. Dorcas. 2016. Physiological constraints to respond to climate change: Insights from the effects of temperature on standard metabolic rate in larval salamanders. Journal of Herpetology 50:239-244.
Frisch, J.R., J.T. Peterson, K.K. Cecala, J.C. Maerz, C.R. Jackson, T.L. Gragson, and C.M. Pringle. 2016. Patch occupancy of stream fauna across a land cover gradient in the southern Appalachians, USA. Hydrobiologia 773:163-175.
Wyderko, J., E.F. Benfield, J.C. Maerz, K.K. Cecala, and L.K. Belden. 2015. Variable infection of stream salamanders in the southern Appalachians by the trematode Metagonimoides oregonensis (Family: Heterophyidae). Parasitology Research 114:3159-3165.
Maerz, J.C., K. Barrett, K.K. Cecala, and J.L. DeVore. 2015. Monitoring and conservation planning for rare and cryptic species: a case study of an enigmatic salamander decline. Southeastern Naturalist 14:771-784.
Currinder, B.*, K.K. Cecala, R.M. Northington, and M.E. Dorcas. 2014. Response of stream salamanders to experimental drought in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 29:579-587.
Webster, J., E.F. Benfield, K.K. Cecala, J.F. Chamblee, C. Dehring, T. Gragson, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, C.R. Jackson, J. Knoepp, D.S. Leigh, J.C. Maerz, & H.M. Valett. 2012. Water quality and exurbanization in southern Appalachian streams. In: Boon, P.J. and P.J. Raven (eds). River Conservation and Management. John Wiley and Sons Ltd.
Price, S.J., E.A. Eskew, K.K. Cecala, R.A. Browne, and M.E. Dorcas. 2011. Estimating survival of a streamside salamander: Importance of temporary emigration, capture response, and location. Hydrobiologia 679:205-215.
Davis, A.K. and K.K. Cecala. 2010. Intraerythrocytic rickettsial inclusions in Ocoee salamanders (Desmognathus ocoee): prevalence, morphology, and comparisons with inclusions of Plethodon cinereus. Parasitology Research 107:363-367.
Davis, A.K., J.L. Devore, J.R. Milanovich, K.K. Cecala, J.C. Maerz, and M. Yabsley. 2009. New findings from an old pathogen: intraerythrocytic bacteria (Family Anaplasmatacea) in red-backed salamanders Plethodon cinereus. Ecohealth 6:219-228.
Cecala, K.K., J.W. Gibbons, and M.E. Dorcas. 2008. Ecological effects of major injuries in diamondback terrapins: Implications for conservation and management. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 19:421-427.
Cecala, K.K., S.J. Price, and M.E. Dorcas. 2008. Red Salamander (Pseudotriton ruber). Polymelia. Herpetological Review 38:434.