Dr. Robert F. McMahon - Publications


Hicks, D.W., D.L. Hawkins, and R.F. McMahon. 2000. Salinity tolerance of brown mussel Perna perna (L.) from the Gulf of Mexico: an extension of life table analysis to estimate median survival time in the presence of regressor variables. Journal of Shellfish Research 19(1): 203-212.

Clarke, P., P.J. Mill and R.F. McMahon. 2000. Geographical variation in heat coma temperatures in Littorina species (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 80: 855-863.

Hicks, D.W., J.W. Tunnell, and R.F. McMahon. 2001. Population dynamics of the nonindigenous brown mussel, Perna perna (Linnaeus 1758), in the Gulf of Mexico compared to other world-wide populations. Marine Ecology Letters - Progress Series 211: 181-192.

McMahon, R.F. and A.E. Bogan. 2001. Bivalves. Pages 331-428 in J.H. Thorp and A.P. Covich (eds.), "Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates," Second Edition. Academic Press, New York.

McMahon, R.F. 2001. Acute thermal tolerance in intertidal gastropods relative to latitude, superfamily, zonation and habitat with special emphasis on the Littorinoidea. Journal of Shellfish Research 20: 459-467.

Hicks, D.W., R.F. McMahon and D.A. Ingaro. 2001. Two invasive species in the genus Perna in the Gulf of Mexico. Pages 159-170 in Virtual Proceedings for the State of the Bay Symposium V., January 31 2000 -February 2, 2001. Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, Austin, Texas.

Hicks, D.W., and R.F. McMahon. 2002. Temperature acclimation of upper and lower thermal limits and freeze resistance in the nonindigenous brown mussel, Perna perna (L.), from the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Biology 140: 1167-1179.

Hicks, D.W. and R.F. McMahon. 2002. Respiratory responses to temperature and hypoxia in the nonindigenous brown mussel, Perna perna (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 277: 61-78.

McMahon, R.F. 2002. Evolutionary and physiological adaptations of Aquatic Invasive Aminals: r-selection versus resistance. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 59: 1235-1244.

McMahon, R.F. 2003. Contributions of the Hong Kong Malacological and Marine Flora and Fauna Workshops to the comparative and ecological physiology of intertidal invertebrates. Pages 479-507 in B. Morton (ed.), Perspectives on Marine Environmental Change in Hong Kong and Southern China, 1977-2001, Proceedings of an International Workshop Reunion Conference. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.

McMahon, R.F. 2003. Acute hypo- and hypersaline activity responses relative to zonation of intertidal rocky shore and mangrove gastropods from the Burrup Peninsula, Western Australia. Pages (131-146) in F.E. Wells, D.I. Walker and D.S. Jones (eds.), The Marine Flora and Fauna of Dampier, Western Australia, Proceedings of the Twelfth International Marine Biological Workshop. Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia.

Britton, D.K. and R.F. McMahon. 2004. Effects of temperature on physiological energetics in the common pond snail, Physella virgata. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 77:187-196.

Hicks, D.W., and R.F. McMahon. 2004. Temperature and relative humidity effects on water loss and emersion tolerance in Perna perna (L.) (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from the Gulf of Mexico. Bulletin of Marine Science 72: 135-150.

Britton, D.K. and R.F. McMahon. 2004. Environmentally and genetically induced shell-shape variation in the freshwater pond snail Physa (Physella) virgata. Amer. Malacol. Bull. 19: 93-100.

McMahon, R.F. 2004. A 15-year study of intrapopulation, interannual shell-shape variation in a population of freshwater limpets (Pulmonata: Basommatophora: Ancylidae). Amer. Malacol. Bull. 19: 101-109.

Hicks, D.W. and R.F. McMahon. 2005. Effects of temperature on tolerance of chronic hypoxia in the nonindigenous brown mussel, Perna perna (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from the Gulf of Mexico. J. Moll. Stud. 71: 401-408.

Britton, D.K. and R.F. McMahon. 2005. Analysis of Trailered Boat Traffic and the Potential Westward Spread of Zebra Mussels across the 100th Meridian. Amer. Malacol. Bull. 20: 147-159.