Publications

PEER-REVIEW PUBLICATIONS

(Mentored: Apostdoc; Bgraduate student; Cundergraduate/technician)

  1. Parra, S., A. Greer, J. Book, A. DearyA, I. Soto, C. CulpepperC, F. Hernandez and T. Miles. 2019. Acoustic detection of zooplankton diel vertical migration behaviors on the northern Gulf of Mexico shelf. Limnology and Oceanography https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.11171

 

  1. Jefferson, A.E., R. Allman, R.J., A.E. Pacicco, J.S. Franks, F.J. Hernandez, M.A. Albins, S.P. Powers, R.L. Shipp and J.M. Drymon. 2019. Age and growth of gray triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) from a north-central Gulf of Mexico artificial reef zone. Bulletin of Marine Science 95(2):177–195.  https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2018.0025

 

  1. Greer, A.T., L.M. Chiaverano, J.G. Ditty and F.J. Hernandez. 2019. In situ observations of fish larvae encased within a pelagic gelatinous matrix. Marine Ecology Progress Series 614: 209-214. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12916

 

  1. GomezA, F.A., S.-K. Lee, F.J. Hernandez, Jr., L.M. Chiaverano, F.E. Muller-Karger, Y. Liu and J.T. Lamkin. 2019. ENSO-induced co-variability of salinity, plankton biomass and coastal currents in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Scientific Reports 9:178.  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-36655-y.

 

  1. Wang, M., C. Hu, J. Cannizzaro, D. English, X. Han, D. Naar, B. Lapointe, R. Brewton and F. Hernandez. 2018. Remote sensing of Sargassum biomass, nutrients, and pigments. Geophysical Research Letters 45(22):12359-12367. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL078858.

 

  1. Greer, A.T., A.M. Shiller, E.E. Hofmann, J.D. Wiggert, S.J. Warner, S.M. Parra, C. Pan, J.W. Book, D. Joung, S. Dykstra, J.W. Krause, B. Dzwonkowski, I.M. Soto, M.K. Cambazoglu, A.L. DearyA, C. Briseño-Avena, A.D. Boyette, J.A. Kastler, V. Sanial, L. Hode, U. Nwankwo, L.M. Chiaverano, S.J. O’Brien, P.J. Fitzpatrick, Y.H. Lau, M.S. Dinniman, K.M. Martin, P. Ho, A.K. Mojzis, S.D. Howden, F.J. Hernandez, I. Church, T.N. Miles, S. Sponaugle, J.N. Moum, R.A. Arnone, R.K. Cowen, G.A. Jacobs, O. Schofield, and W.M. Graham. 2018. Functioning of coastal river- dominated ecosystems and implications for oil spill response: from observations to mechanisms and models. Oceanography 31(3):90-103. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2018.302.

 

  1. Chiaverano,, L.M., K.L. Robinson, J. Tam, J.J. Ruzicka, J. Quiñones, K.T. Aleksa, F.J. Hernandez, R.D. Brodeur, R. Leaf, S.-i. Uye, M.B. Decker, M. Acha, H.W. Mianzan and W.M. Graham. 2018. Evaluating the role of large jellyfish and forage fishes as energy pathways, and their interplay with fisheries, in the Northern Humboldt Current System. Progress in Oceanography 164:28-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2018.04.009.

 

  1. GomezA, F.A., S.-K. Lee, Y. Liu, F.J. Hernandez Jr., F.E. Muller-Karger and J.T. Lamkin. 2018. Seasonal patterns in phytoplankton biomass across the northern and deep Gulf of Mexico: a numerical model study. Biogeosciences 15: 3561-3576. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-3561-2018.

 

  1. Adams, G.D., R.T. Leaf, W. Wu and F. Hernandez. 2018. Environmentally driven fluctuations in condition factor of adult Gulf menhaden (Brevoortia patronus) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. ICES Journal of Marine Science 75(4):1269-1279. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsy002.

 

  1. D’Ambra, I., W.M. Graham, R.H. Carmichael and F.J. Hernandez Jr. 2018. Dietary overlap between jellyfish and forage fish in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series 587:31-40. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12419.

 

  1. Greer, A.T., C. Briseño-Avena, A.L. DearyA, R.K. Cowen, F.J. Hernandez and W.M. Graham. 2017. Associations between lobster phyllosoma and gelatinous zooplankton in relation to oceanographic properties in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries Oceanography 26(6):693-704. https://doi.org/10.1111/fog.12228.

 

  1. Dzwonkowski, B., A. Greer, C. Briseno-Aveno, J. Krause, I. Soto Ramos, F. Hernandez, A. DearyA, J. Wiggert, D. Joung, P. Fitzpatrick, S. O’Brien, S. Dykstra, Y. Lau, M. Cambazoglu, G. Lockridge, S. Howden, A. Shiller, and W.M. Graham. 2017. Estuarine influence on biogeochemical properties of the Alabama shelf during the fall season. Continental Shelf Research 140:96-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2017.05.001.

 

  1. Korsman, B.M., M.E. Kimball and F.J. Hernandez Jr. 2017. Spatial and temporal variability in ichthyoplankton communities ingressing through two adjacent inlets along the southeastern US Atlantic coast. Hydrobiologia 795(1):219-237. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3131-5.

 

  1. RansomB, J.T., J.E. FilbrunA and F.J. Hernandez. 2016. Condition of larval Spanish mackerel Scomberomorus maculatus in relation to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Marine Ecology Progress Series 558:143-152. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11880.

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., J.E. FilbrunA, J. FangC and J.T. RansomB. 2016. Condition of larval Red Snapper  (Lutjanus campechanus) relative to environmental variability and the Deepwater Horizon oil  spill. Environmental Research Letters 11:094019. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/11/9/094019.

 

  1. Hu, C., R. Hardy, E. Ruder, A. Geggel, L. Feng, S. Powers, F. Hernandez, G. Graettinger, J. Bodnar and T. McDonald. 2016. Sargassum coverage in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico during 2010 from Landsat and airborne observations: implications for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill impact assessment. Marine Pollution Bulletin 107(1):15-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.04.045.

 

  1. Robinson, K.L., J.J. Ruzicka, F.J. Hernandez, W.M. Graham, M.B. Decker, R.D. Brodeur and M. Sutor. 2015. Evaluating energy flows through jellyfish and gulf menhaden (Brevoortia patronus) and the effects of fishing on the northern Gulf of Mexico ecosystem. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72:2301-2312. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsv088.

 

  1. D’Ambra, I., W.M. Graham, R.H. Carmichael and F.J. Hernandez, Jr. 2015. Fish rely on scyphozoan hosts as a primary food source: evidence from stable isotope analysis. Marine Biology 162(2):247-252. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-014-2569-5.

 

  1. CarassouA, L., F.J. Hernandez and W.M. Graham. 2014. Change and recovery of coastal mesozooplankton community structure during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Environmental Research Letters 9:124003. https:/doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/9/12/124003. Corrigendum: Environmental Research Letters 10:049501.https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/10/4/049501.

 

  1. Robinson, K.L., J.J. Ruzicka, M.B. Decker, R.D. Brodeur, F.J. Hernandez, E.M. Acha, J. Quinones, S. Uye, H. Mianzan and W.M. Graham. 2014. Jellyfish, forage fish and the world’s major fisheries. Oceanography 27(4):104-115. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2014.90.

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., L. CarassouA, W.M. Graham and S.P. Powers. 2013. Evaluation of the taxonomic sufficiency approach for ichthyoplankton community analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series 491:77-90. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps10475.

 

  1. Powers, S.P., F.J. Hernandez, R.H. Condon, J.M. Drymon and C.M. Free. 2013. Novel pathways for injury from offshore oil spills: direct, sublethal and indirect effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on pelagic Sargassum communities. PLoS ONE 8(9):e74802. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0074802.

 

  1. Scyphers, S.B., F.J. Fodrie, F.J. Hernandez, S.P. Powers and R.L. Shipp. 2013. Venting and reef fish survival: perceptions and participation rates among recreational anglers in the northern Gulf of Mexico. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33(6):1071-1078. https://doi.org/10.1080/02755947.2013.824932.

 

  1. CarassouA, L., F. Hernandez, S. Powers and W. Graham. 2012. Cross-Shore, Seasonal, and Depth-Related Structure of Ichthyoplankton Assemblages in Coastal Alabama. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141(4):1137-1150. https://doi.org/10.1080/00028487.2012.675920.

 

  1. CarassouA, L., B. Dzwonkowski, F. Hernandez, S. Powers, K. Park, W. Graham and J. Mareska. 2011. Environmental influences on juvenile fish abundances in a river-dominated coastal system. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 3(1):411-427. https://doi.org/10.1080/19425120.2011.642492.

 

  1. Dzwonkowski, B., K. Park, H.K. Ha, W.M. Graham, F.J. Hernandez and S.P. Powers. 2011. Hydrographic variability on a coastal shelf directly influenced by estuarine flow. Continental Shelf Research 31(9): 939-950. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JC010714.

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., Jr., L. CarassouA, S. MuffelmanC, S.P. Powers and W.M. Graham. 2011. Comparison of two plankton net mesh sizes for ichthyoplankton collection in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries Research 108:327-335. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2010.12.029.

 

  1. Graham, W.M., R.H. Condon, R.H. Carmichael, I. D’Ambra, H.K. Patterson, L.J. Linn and F.J. Hernandez, Jr. 2010. Oil carbon entered the coastal planktonic food web during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Environmental Research Letters 5:045301. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/5/4/045301.

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., Jr., S.P. Powers and W.M. Graham. 2010. Detailed examination of ichthyoplankton seasonality from a high resolution time series in the northern Gulf of Mexico during 2004-2006. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:1511-1525. https://doi.org/10.1577/T10-001.1.

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., Jr., S.P. Powers and W.M. Graham. 2010. Seasonal variability in ichthyoplankton abundance and assemblage composition in the northern Gulf of Mexico off Alabama. Fishery Bulletin 108:193-207. http://fishbull.noaa.gov/1082/hernandez.pdf.

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., Jr., J.A. Hare and D.P. Fey. 2009. Evaluating diel, ontogenetic and environmental effects on larval fish vertical distribution using generalized additive models for location, scale and shape. Fisheries Oceanography 18(4):224-236. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2419.2009.00508.x.

 

  1. Bayha, K.M., W.M. Graham and F.J. Hernandez, Jr. 2008. Multiplex assay to identify eggs of three fish species from the northern Gulf of Mexico, using locked nucleic acid Taqman real-time PCR probes. Aquatic Biology 4:65–73. https://doi.org/10.3354/ab00100.

 

  1. Lindquist, D.C., R.F. Shaw and F.J. Hernandez, Jr. 2005. Distribution patterns of larval and juvenile fishes at offshore petroleum platforms in the north-central Gulf of Mexico. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 62:655-665. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2004.10.001.

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., Jr., R.F. Shaw, J.S. Cope, J.G. Ditty, T. Farooqi, and M.C. Benfield. 2003. The across-shelf larval, postlarval, and juvenile fish community associated with offshore oil and gas platforms and a coastal rock jetty west of the Mississippi River Delta. American Fisheries Society Symposium 36:39-72. PDF

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., Jr. and R.F. Shaw. 2003. Comparison of plankton net and light-trap methodologies for sampling larval and juvenile fishes at offshore petroleum platforms and a coastal jetty off Louisiana. American Fisheries Society Symposium 36:15-38. PDF

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., Jr. and D.G. Lindquist. 1999. A comparison of two light-trap designs for sampling larval and presettlement juvenile fish above a reef in Onslow Bay, North Carolina. Bulletin of Marine Science 64(1):173-184. PDF.

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS, PROCEEDINGS and REPORTS

(Mentored: Apostdoc; Bgraduate student; Cundergraduate/technician)

  1. Hernandez, F., P. VickC, S. MuffelmanC, and O. LestradeC. 2016. Microdebris ingestion by Sargassum-associated fishes in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the 69th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. (extended abstract; editor-reviewed) PDF

 

  1. Taylor, S.M., R.T. Leaf, F.J. Hernandez Jr., J.S. Franks, and E.R. Hoffmayer. 2014. An examination of the diversity and abundance of ichthyoplankton in the Loop Current of the central Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the 67th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. (editor-reviewed) PDF

 

  1. FangC, J., F. Hernandez Jr., J. FilbrunA, J. RansomB and L. Hall. 2016. What do baby fish make of oil spills? Environmental Science Journal for Kids. PDF

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., Jr. and R.F. Shaw. 2002. The across shelf larval, postlarval and juvenile fish community associated with offshore oil and gas platforms and a rock jetty west of the Mississippi River Delta. Proceedings of the 53rd Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. November 2000, Biloxi, MS. 53:646-658. (editor-reviewed) PDF

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., Jr., R.F. Shaw, J.S. Cope, J.G. Ditty, and T.W. Farooqi. 2001. Do low-salinity, rock jetty habitats serve as nursery areas for presettlement larval and juvenile reef fish? Proceedings of the 52nd Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. November 1999, Key West, FL. 52:442-454. (editor-reviewed) PDF

 

  1. Lindquist, D.G., F.J. Hernandez, Jr., I.E. Clavijo and M.E. Whittaker. 2001. Efficacy of two- and three-chamber light-traps for presettlement fishes and invertebrate plankton from mangrove and coral reef habitats. Proceedings of the 52nd Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. November 1999, Key West, FL. 52:549-556. (editor-reviewed) PDF

 

  1. Hernandez, F.J., Jr., R.F. Shaw, J.S. Cope, J.G. Ditty, M.C. Benfield and T. Farooqi. 2001. Across-shelf Larval, Postlarval, and Juvenile Fish Communities Collected at Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms and a Coastal Rock Jetty West of the Mississippi River Delta. OCS Study MMS 2001-077. Prepared by the Coastal Fisheries Institute, Louisiana State University. U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 144 pp.

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