2010
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and B.L. Brooks (2010)
    Marine macroalgal diversity assessment of Saba Bank, Netherlands Antilles.
    PLoS ONE 5(5): e10677.doi:10.10.1371/journal.pone. 001677.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (2010)
    Book Review of “Kraft, G. T. 2009. Algae of Australia: Marine Benthic Algae of Lord Howe Island and the Southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown Algae. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra; CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Australia, vi + 364 pp.
    Journal of Phycology 46(3): 626–627.
    full text
  • Demes, K.W., M.M Littler and D.S. Littler (2010)
    Comparative phosphate acquisition in giant-celled rhizophytic algae (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta): fleshy vs. calcified forms.
    Aquatic Botany 92: 157–160.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and B.L. Brooks (2010)
    The effects of nitrogen and phosphorus enrichment on algal community development: Artificial mini-reefs on the Belize Barrier Reef sedimentary lagoon.
    Harmful Algae 9: 255–263.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and N.P. Smith (2010)
    Pancake-seagrass formations in Florida Bay.
    Reef Encounter (Currents) 38: 11–12.
    full text

    2009
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (2009)
    Marine plants of Pacific Panama
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Smithsonian Institution. @ http://biogeodb.stri.si.edu/pacificalgae

    link to web site
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and B.L. Brooks (2009)
    Herbivory, nutrients, stochastic events, and relative dominances of benthic indicator groups on coral reefs: a review and recommendations.
    Proceedings of the Marine Science Network Symposium, Washington, DC. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences No. 38: 401-414.
    full text

    2008
  • Verbruggen, H., M. Ashworth, S.T. LoDuca, C. Vlaeminck, E. Cocquyt, T. Sauvage, F.W. Zechman, D.S. Littler, M.M. Littler, F. Leliaert, O.D. Clerck. (2008)
    A multi-locus time-calibrated phylogeny of the siphonous green algae.
    Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50: 642–653.
    full text
  • Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and M.D. Hanisak (2008)
    Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon: A Floristic Inventory and Field Guide.
    OffShore Graphics, Inc., Washington, DC, 298 pp. 584 underwater color photographs, 540 photomicrographs, 312 line drawings. Available January 2008, distributed by Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution
    Sample pages
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (2008)
    Coralline algal rhodoliths form extensive benthic communities in the Gulf of Chiriqui, Pacific Panama.
    Coral Reefs 27: 553.
    full text

    2007
  • Verbruggen H., F. Leliaert, C.A. Maggs, S. Shimada, T. Schils, J. Provan, D. Booth, S. Murphy, O. De Clerck, D.S. Littler, M.M. Littler and E. Coppejans (2007)
    Species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships within the green algal genus Codium (Bryopsidales) based on plastid DNA sequences.
    Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 240-254. Appendix A(1-5) supplementary data @ DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2007.01.009.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and B.L. Brooks (2007)
    Target phenomena on south Pacific reefs: strip harvesting by prudent pathogens?
    Reef Encounter 34: 23-24
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and B.L. Brooks (2007)
    Marine Algae of Saba Banks.
    In: Mori, S.A., W.R. Buck and C. Gracie. 2006 onward. Plants and Lichens of Saba. Virtual Herbarium, The New York Botanical Garden.
    link to web site
  • Lapointe, B.E, B.J. Bedford, M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (2007)
    Shifts in coral overgrowth by sponges and algae.
    Coral Reefs 26: 515.
    full text
  • Verbruggen, H., D.S. Littler and M.M. Littler (2007)
    Halimeda pygmaea and Halimeda pumila (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta): two new dwarf species from fore reef slopes in Fiji and the Bahamas.
    Phycologia 46(5): 513-520.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler, B.L. Brooks and B. E. Lapointe (2007)
    Unusual linear arrays of the coral reef macrophyte Halimeda incrassata in the Bahamas.
    Coral Reefs 26: 817-818.
    full text

    2006
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and B.L. Brooks (2006)
    Harmful algae on tropical coral reefs: bottom-up eutrophication and top-down herbivory.
    Harmful Algae 5(5): 565-585.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler, B.L. Brooks and B. E. Lapointe (2006).
    Nutrient manipulation methods for coral reef studies: a critical review and experimental field data.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 336(2): 242-253.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (2006)
    Assessment of coral reefs using herbivory/nutrient assays and indicator groups of benthic primary producers: a critical synthesis, proposed protocols, and critique of management strategies.
    Aquatic Conserv.: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 17: 195-215.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler, B.E. Lapointe and P.J. Barile (2006)
    Toxic Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) associated with groundwater conduits in the Bahamas.
    Coral Reefs 25(2): 186.
    full text

    2005
  • Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler, I.G. Macintyre, E. Bowlin, M.S. Andres and R.P. Reid (2005)
    Guide to the dominant macroalgae of the stromatolite fringing reef complex, Highborne Cay, Bahamas.
    Atoll Res. Bull. 532: 67-91.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (2005)
    Application of a management model to tropical seagrass communities.
    Chapter 12.3. Pages 270-285 in G. Krupnick and W.J. Kress, eds. Plant Conservation: A Natural History Approach. Univ. Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (2005)
    A proposed sustainable management model for tropical reef ecosystems.
    Chapter 12.2. Pages 262-269 in G. Krupnick and W.J. Kress, eds. Plant Conservation: A Natural History Approach. Univ. Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (2005)
    Extraordinary mound building Avrainvillea (Chlorophyta): the largest tropical marine plants.
    Coral Reefs 24(4): 555.
    full text
  • Lapointe, B.E., P.J. Barile, M.M. Littler, D.S. Littler, B.J. Bedford and C. Gasque (2005)
    Macroalgal blooms on southeast Florida coral reefs: I. Nutrient stoichiometry of the invasive green alga Codium isthmocladum in the wider Caribbean indicates nutrient enrichment.
    Harmful Algae 4(6): 1092-1105.
    full text
  • Lapointe, B.E., P.J. Barile, M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (2005)
    Macroalgal blooms on southeast Florida coral reefs: II. Cross-shelf discrimination of nitrogen sources indicates widespread assimilation of sewage nitrogen.
    Harmful Algae 4(6): 1106-1122.
    full text
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (2005)
    Study of living algae in the Tortugas produced the “Bible” for identifying those of the Tropical Atlantic.
    Page 36 in E.A. Shinn and W.C. Jaap, eds., Field Guide to the Major Organisms and Processes Building Reefs and Islands of the Dry Tortugas: The Carnegie Dry Tortugas Laboratory Centennial Celebration (1905–2005). U.S. Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, Florida.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (2005)
    Waterways & Byways of the Indian River Lagoon: A Field Guide for Boaters, Anglers and Naturalists.
    Offshore Graphics, Inc., Washington, D.C. Revised 2nd Edition. 231 color plates, 171 pp.
    link to publisher

    2004
  • Lapointe, B.E., P.J. Barile, C.S. Yentsch, M.M. Littler, D.S. Littler and B. Kakuk (2004)
    The relative importance of nutrient enrichment and herbivory on macroalgal communities near Norman’s Pond Cay, Exumas Cays, Bahamas; a “natural” enrichment experiment.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 298: 275-301.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (2004)
    Taonia abbottiana sp. nov. (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) from the tropical western Atlantic.
    Cryptogamie Algo. 25 (4):419-427.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and B.L. Brooks (2004)
    Extraordinary mound building forms of Avrainvillea (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta): their experimental taxonomy, comparative functional morphology and ecological strategies.
    Atoll Res. Bull. No.515: 1-26., 25 figs.
    full text
    2003
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (2003)
    South Pacific Reef Plants: A Divers’ Guide to the Plant Life of South Pacific Coral Reefs.
    Offshore Graphics, Inc., Washington, D.C. 370 color plates, 331 pp.
    link to publisher
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (2003)
    Waterways & Byways of the Indian River Lagoon: A Field Guide for Boaters, Anglers and Naturalists.
    Offshore Graphics, Inc., Washington, D.C. 231 color plates, 171 pp.
    link to publisher
  • Dragastan, O.N., D.S. Littler and M.M. Littler (2003)
    Fossil siphonaceous green algal diversity of Key Largo and Miami limestone formations – South Florida (part 1).
    Ann. Univ. Bucuresti, Sec. Pub No. 1: 5-55, 10 plates.
    full text - part a
    full text - part b

    2002
  • Dragastan, O.N., D.S. Littler and M.M. Littler (2002)
    Recent vs. fossil Halimeda species of Anguar Island, Palau and adjacent western Pacific areas.
    Acta Palaeontologica Romaniae Sp. Pub. No. 1. Cartea Universitara Publishing. 44 pp.
    full text - part a
    full text - part b

    2001
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (2001)
    Marine botanical studies.
    In I. G. Macintyre, ed. Atoll Res. Bull. Golden Issue 1951-2001. No. 494:199-216.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (2001)
    Living stromatolites, built by the cyanobacterium Schizothrix gebeleinii, form enduring modern reef structures.
    Coral Reefs 19(1): 258.
    full text

    2000
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (2000)
    Caribbean Reef Plants: An Identification Guide to the Reef Plants of the Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida and Gulf of Mexico.
    700 color photographs, 565 black-and-white plates. Offshore Graphics, Inc., Washington, D.C. 542 pp.
    link to publisher
  • Macintyre, I.G., I. Goodbody, K. Reutzler, D.S. Littler and M.M. Littler (2000)
    A general biological and geological survey of the rims of ponds in the major mangrove islands of the Pelican Keys, Belize.
    Atoll Res. Bull. No. 467: 13-34, plates 1-3.
    full text
  • Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and B. L. Brooks (2000)
    Checklist of marine algae and seagrasses from the embayments of the Pelican Cays, Belize, C.A.
    Atoll Res. Bull. No. 474: 151-206.
    full text - part a
    full text - part b

    1999
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1999)
    Blade abandonment/proliferation: a novel mechanism for rapid epiphyte control in marine macrophytes.
    Ecology 80(5): 1736-1746.
    full text
  • Gacia, E., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1999)
    An experimental test of the capacity of food web interactions (fish-epiphytes-seagrasses) to offset the negative consequences of eutrophication on seagrass communities.
    Est. Coast. Shelf. Sci. 48: 757-766.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and B. L. Brooks (1999)
    The first oceanographic expedition to Navassa Island, U.S.A: status of marine plant and animal communities.
    Reef Encounter 25: 26-30.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1999)
    Disturbances due to Cyclone Gavin parallel those caused by a ship grounding.
    Coral Reefs 18(2): 158.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1999)
    Castles built by a chiton from the Great Astrolabe Reef, Fiji.
    Coral Reefs 18(2): 146.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1999)
    Epithallus sloughing: a self-cleaning mechanism for coralline algae.
    Coral Reefs 18(3): 204.
    full text

    1998
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1998)
    An undescribed fungal pathogen of reef-forming crustose coralline algae discovered in American Samoa.
    Coral Reefs 17(2): 144.
    full text

    1997
  • Mateo, M.A., J. Romero, M. Pérez, M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1997)
    Dynamics of millenary organic deposits resulting from the growth of the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica.
    Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 44: 103-110.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1997)
    Disease-induced mass mortality of crustose coralline algae on coral reefs provides rationale for the conservation of herbivorous fish stocks.
    Proc. 8th Int. Coral Reef Symp., Panama. 719-724.
    full text
  • Lapointe, B.E., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1997)
    Macroalgal overgrowth of fringing coral reefs at Discovery Bay, Jamaica: bottom-up versus top-down control.
    Proc. 8th Int. Coral Reef Symp., Panama. 927-932.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler, B.L. Brooks and J.F. Koven (1997)
    A unique coral reef formation discovered on the Great Astrolabe Reef, Fiji.
    Coral Reefs 16: 51-54.
    full text
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (1997)
    An illustrated marine flora of the Pelican Cays, Belize.
    Bull. Biol. Soc. Wash. 9: 1-149.
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1997)
    Epizoic red alga allelopathic (?) to a Caribbean coral.
    Coral Reefs 16: 168.
    full text

    1996
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler, B.L. Brooks and J.F. Koven (1996)
    Field expedient ecological methods: a comparison between limited vs. optimal resources for the study of a unique coral reef.
    Pages 159-165, in M.A. Lang and C.C. Baldwin, eds., Methods and Techniques of Underwater Research. Proc. Am. Assoc. Underwater Sci. 1996 Scientific Diving Symp., Washington, D.C.
    full text
  • Gacia, E., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1996)
    The relationships between morphology and photosynthetic parameters within the polymorphic genus Caulerpa.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 204: 209-224.
    full text
  • N'Yeurt, A.D.R., D.S. Littler and M.M. Littler (1996)
    Avrainvillea rotumensis sp. nov. (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta), a peltate species from the South Pacific.
    Phycological Research 44(2): 81-84.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1996)
    Black Band disease in the South Pacific.
    Coral Reefs 15: 20.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1996)
    A natural long-term coralline algal removal experiment.
    8th Int. Coral Reef Symp. Abs., Panama.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1996)
    A new threat to coral reefs.
    Page 546 in P.H. Raven and G.B. Johnson, eds. Biology, fourth edition. W.C. Brown Publ., Dubuque, Iowa.
    full text

    1995
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1995)
    Impact of CLOD pathogen on Pacific coral reefs.
    Science 267: 1356-1360 + Contents Photo.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and P.R. Taylor (1995)
    Selective herbivore increases biomass of its prey: a chiton-coralline reef-building association.
    Ecology. 76(5): 1661-1681.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., I.G. Macintyre and D.S. Littler, eds (1995)
    Biology and geology of Tobacco Range, Belize, Central America: a mangrove system containing unique fractured peat deposits.
    Atoll Res. Bull. Nos. 426-431, 188 pp., 44 figs.
    link to Atoll Research Bulletin
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and I.G. Macintyre (1995)
    Introduction to the biology and geology of Tobacco Range, Belize, C.A.
    Atoll Res. Bull. No. 426: 1-6.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler, I.G. Macintyre, B.L. Brooks, P.R. Taylor and B.E. Lapointe (1995)
    The Tobacco Range Fracture Zone, Belize, C.A.: a unique system of slumped mangrove peat.
    Atoll Res. Bull. No. 428: 1-31.
    full text
  • Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler and B.L. Brooks (1995)
    Marine algae and seagrasses from the Tobacco Range Fracture Zone, Belize, C.A.
    Atoll Res. Bull. No. 429: 1-41.
    full text - part a
    full text - part b
  • Macintyre, I.G., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1995)
    Holocene history of Tobacco Range, Belize, Central America.
    Atoll Res. Bull. No. 430: 1-18.
    full text
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (1995)
    Botanical briefs: the elegant Rhodophyta.
    Ocean Realm 1995(April): 19-22.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1995)
    A colonial tunicate smothers corals and coralline algae on the Great Astrolabe Reef, Fiji.
    Coral Reefs 14: 148-149.
    full text
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (1995)
    A new bacterial disease impacts Pacific coral reefs.
    Ocean Realm 1995 (September): 37-39.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1995)
    CLOD spreading in the sea-surface microlayer: response.
    Science 270: 897.
    full text
  • Rosenberg, G., D.S. Littler, M.M. Littler and E.C. Oliveira (1995)
    Primary production and photosynthetic quotients of seaweeds from Sao Paulo state, Brazil.
    Botanica Marina 38: 369-377.
    full text

    1994
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1994)
    Tropical reefs as complex habitats for diverse macroalgae.
    Pages 72-75, in C.S. Lobban and P.J. Harrison, eds. Seaweed Ecology and Physiology. Cambridge Univ. Press, New York.
    full text
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (1994)
    Reefmobile.
    Tupelo Books, N.Y.
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1994)
    A pathogen of reef-building coralline algae discovered in the South Pacific.
    Coral Reefs 13: 202.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1994)
    Plant life of the deep ocean realm.
    Biol. in Unser. Zeit. 24(6): 330-335. [In German]
    full text

    1993
  • Lapointe, B.E., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1993)
    Modification of benthic community structure by natural eutrophication: the Belize barrier reef.
    Pages 323-334, in R.H. Richmond, ed. Proc. 7th Int. Coral Reef Symposium, Guam, 1992, Vol 1.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and B.E. Lapointe (1993)
    Modification of tropical reef community structure due to cultural eutrophication: the southwest coast of Martinique.
    Pages 335-343, in R.H. Richmond, ed. Proc. 7th Int. Coral Reef Symposium, Guam, 1992, Vol. 1.
    full text
  • Seapy, R.R. and M.M. Littler (1993)
    Rocky intertidal community structure on Santa Barbara Island and the effects of wave surge on vertical zonation.
    Pages 273-292 in F.G. Hochberg, ed., Third California Islands Symposium: Recent Advances in Research on the California Islands. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, California.
    full text
  • Seapy, R.R. and M. M. Littler (1993)
    Rocky intertidal macroinvertebrates of the Southern California Bight: An overview and checklist.
    Pages 293-322 in F.G. Hochberg, ed. Third California Islands Symposium: Recent Advances in Research on the California Islands. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, California.
    full text

    1992
  • Lapointe, B.E., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1992)
    Nutrient availability to marine macroalgae in siliciclastic versus carbonate-rich coastal waters.
    Estuaries 15(1): 76-83.
    full text
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (1992)
    Systematics of Avrainvillea (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) in the tropical western Atlantic.
    Phycologia 31(5): 375-418 + cover.
    full text - part a
    full text - part b
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1992)
    Results of the USSR-USA Expedition in Marine Biology to the Seychelles Islands.
    Atoll Res. Bull. Nos. 365-378, 309 pp.
  • Titlyanov, E.A., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1992)
    Introduction to the Soviet-American Expedition to the Seychelles Islands.
    Atoll Res. Bull. 365: 1-17.
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1992)
    Photosynthesis vs. irradiance curves for six species of macroalgae from the Seychelles Islands under four levels of nutrient enrichment.
    Atoll Res. Bull. 374: 1-14.
    full text

    1991
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (1991)
    Systematics of Anadyomene species (Anadyomenaceae, Chlorophyta) in the tropical western Atlantic.
    J. Phycol. 27: 101-118 + cover.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and M.D. Hanisak (1991)
    Deep-water rhodolith distribution, productivity and growth history at sites of formation and subsequent degradation.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 91:1-20
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and E.A. Titlyanov (1991)
    Producers of organic matter on tropical reefs and their relative dominance.
    Biologiya Morya 6: 3-14. In Russian.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler, S.N. Murray and R.R. Seapy (1991)
    Southern California intertidal and littoral ecosystems.
    Pages 273-296, in P. Nienhuis and A.C. Mathieson, eds. Intertidal and littoral ecosystems of the world. Vol. 24. Elsevier Sci. Pub., Amsterdam.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and E.A. Titlyanov (1991)
    Comparisons of N- and P-limited productivity between high granitic islands vs. low carbonate atolls in the Seychelles Archipelago: a test of the relative-dominance paradigm.
    Coral Reefs 10(4): 199-209.
    full text

    1990
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (1990)
    Re-establishment of the green algal genus Rhipidosiphon Montagne (Udoteaceae, Bryopsidales), with a description of Rhipidosiphon floridensis sp. nov.
    Brit. Phycol. J. 25: 1-6.
    full text
  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (1990)
    Systematics of Udotea species (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) in the tropical western Atlantic.
    Phycologia 29(2): 206-252.
    full text
  • Bucher, K.E., J.N. Norris, M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1990)
    Marine algae new to Florida, including Trichosolen molassensis sp. nov. (Chlorophyta) and Diplothamnion jolyi var. ecellulare var. nov. (Rhodophyta).
    Cryptogamic Botany 1: 295-307.
    full text
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1990)
    Productivity and nutrient relationships in psammophytic versus epilithic forms of Bryopsidales (Chlorophyta): comparisons based on a short-term physiological assay.
    Hydrobiologia 204/205: 49-55.
    full text
  • Hanisak, M.D., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1990)
    Application of the functional-form model to the culture of seaweeds.
    Hydrobiologia 204/205: 73-77.
    full text

    1989
  • Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler, K.E. Bucher and J.N. Norris (1989)
    Marine plants of the Caribbean, a field guide from Florida to Brazil.
    Smithsonian Institution Press. 221 color plates, 7 black and white illustrations, 272 p.
  • Littler, M.M., P.R. Taylor and D.S. Littler (1989)
    Complex interactions in the control of coral zonation on a Caribbean reef flat.
    Oecologia 80: 331-340.
    full text
  • Kilar, J.A., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1989)
    Functional-morphological relationships in Sargassum polyceratium (Fucales): phenotypic and ontogenetic variability in apparent photosynthesis and dark respiration.
    J. Phycol. 25(4) 713-720.
    full text
  • Murray, S.N. and M.M. Littler (1989)
    Seaweed and seagrass floras of Southern California: list for twenty-one rocky intertidal sites.
    Bull. S. Calif. Acad. Sci. 88(2): 72-80.
    full text

    1988
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and B.E. Lapointe (1988)
    A comparison of nutrient- and light-limited photosynthesis in psammophytic versus epilithic forms of Halimeda (Caulerpales, Halimedaceae) from the Bahamas.
    Coral Reefs 6: 219-225.
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  • Hanisak, M.D., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1988)
    Significance of macroalgal polymorphism: intraspecific tests of the functional-form model.
    Mar. Biol. 99: 157-165.
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  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1988)
    Structure and role of algae in tropical reef communities.
    Pages 29-55, in C.A. Lembi and J.R. Waaland, eds. Algae and Human Affairs. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
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    1987
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1987)
    Effects of stochastic processes on rocky-intertidal biota: an unusual flash flood near Corona del Mar, California.
    Bull. S. Cal. Acad. Sci. 86: 1-12.
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  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and P.R. Taylor (1987)
    Animal-plant defense associations: effects on the distribution and abundance of tropical reef macrophytes.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 105: 107-121.
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  • Macintyre, I.G., R.R. Graus, P. Reinthal, M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1987)
    The barrier reef sediment apron: Tobacco Reef, Belize.
    Coral Reefs 6: 1-12.
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  • Lapointe, B.E., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1987)
    A comparison of nutrient-limited productivity and physiological state in macroalgae from a Caribbean barrier reef and mangrove ecosystem.
    Aquat. Bot. 28: 243-255.
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  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and P.R. Taylor (1987)
    Functional similarity among isomorphic life-history phases of the red alga Polycavernosa debilis (Rhodophyta, Gracilariaceae).
    J. Phycol. 23: 501-505.
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  • Paul, V., M.M. Littler, D.S. Littler and W. Fenical (1987)
    Evidence for chemical defense in tropical green alga Caulerpa ashmeadii (Caulerpaceae: Chlorophyta): isolation of new bioactive sesquiterpenoids.
    J. Chem. Ecol. 13: 1171-1185.
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  • Littler, M.M., P.R. Taylor, D.S. Littler, R.H. Sims and J.N. Norris (1987)
    Dominant macrophyte standing stocks, productivity and community structure on a Belizean barrier-reef.
    Atoll Res. Bull., No. 302, 1-24.
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  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler, J.N. Norris and K.E. Bucher (1987)
    Recolonization of algal communities following the grounding of the freighter Wellwood on Molasses Reef, Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary.
    NOAA Tech. Memor. Ser. NOS MEMD 12, 42 pp.
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  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (1987)
    Rocky intertidal aerial survey methods utilizing helicopters. In J.-M. Dubois, ed. Remote sensing of pluricellular marine algae.
    Photo-interpretation 1987(1): 31-34.
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    1986
  • Taylor, P.R., M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1986)
    Escapes from herbivory in relation to the structure of mangrove island macroalgal communities.
    Oecologia 69: 481-490.
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  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler, S.M. Blair and J.N. Norris (1986)
    Deepwater plant communities from San Salvador Seamount, Bahamas: new records of distribution, abundance and primary productivity.
    Deep-Sea Research 33: 882-892.
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  • Littler, M.M., P.R. Taylor and D.S. Littler (1986)
    Plant defense associations in the marine environment.
    Coral Reefs 5: 63-71.
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  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and B.E. Lapointe (1986)
    Baseline studies of herbivory and eutrophication on dominant reef communities of Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary.
    NOAA Tech. Memor. Ser. NOS MEMD 1. 49 pp.
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  • Littler, D.S. and M.M. Littler (1986)
    The unnoticed reef builders.
    Ocean Realm 1986(Fall): 80-83.
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    1985
  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler, S. Blair and J.N. Norris (1985)
    Deepest known plant life discovered on an uncharted seamount.
    Science 227: 57-59.
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  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1985)
    Non-destructive sampling.
    Pages 161-175 in M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler, eds. Handbook of Phycological Methods. Ecological Field Methods: Macroalgae. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
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  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler, eds (1985)
    Handbook of Phycological Methods. Ecological Field Methods: Macroalgae.
    Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 599 pp.
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  • Jensen, P.R., R.A. Gibson, M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler (1985)
    Photosynthesis and calcification in four deep-water Halimeda species (Chlorophyceae, Caulerpales).
    Deep-Sea Research 32: 451-464.
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  • Littler, M.M., P.R. Taylor, D.S. Littler, R.H. Sims and J.N. Norris (1985)
    The distribution, abundance and primary productivity of submerged macrophytes in the Belize barrier reef mangrove system.
    Atoll Res. Bull., No. 289, 1-20.
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  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1985)
    Factors controlling relative dominance of primary producers on biotic reefs.
    Pages 35-39, in J.C. Ogden and M.M. Littler, eds. Herbivore-plant Interactions on Coral Reefs. Proc. 5th Int. Coral Reef Congr., Tahiti, 1985, Vol. 4.
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  • Littler, M.M. and K.E. Arnold (1985)
    Electrodes and Chemicals.
    Pages 349-375 in M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler, eds., Handbook of Phycological Methods. Ecological Field Methods: Macroalgae. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
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  • Arnold, K.E. and M.M. Littler (1985)
    The carbon-14 method for measuring primary productivity.
    Pages 377-396 in M.M. Littler and D.S. Littler, eds., Handbook of Phycological Methods. Ecological Field Methods: Macroalgae. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
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  • Ogden, J.C. and M.M. Littler, eds (1985)
    Herbivore-plant interactions on coral reefs.
    Proc. 5th Int. Coral Reef Congr., Tahiti, 1985, Vol. 4, pp. 80.
  • Littler, M.M. (1985)
    Introduction.
    Pages 1-2 in J.C. Ogden and M.M. Littler, eds. Herbivore-plant Interactions on Coral Reefs. Proc. 5th Int. Coral Reef Congr., Tahiti, 1985, Vol. 4.
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    1984
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1984)
    Relationships between macroalgal functional form groups and substrata stability in a subtropical rocky- intertidal system.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 74: 13-34.
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  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1984)
    Models of tropical reef biogenesis: the contribution of algae.
    Pages 323-364 in F.E. Round and D.J. Chapman, eds. Progress in Phycological Research, Vol. 3. Biopress, Bristol.
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  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1984)
    A relative-dominance model for biotic reefs.
    In Advances in Reef Sciences. Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the Atlantic Reef Committee and the International Society of Reef Studies, Miami, Florida.
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  • Littler, M.M. and B. Kauker (1984)
    Heterotrichy and survival strategies in the red alga Corallina officinalis L.
    Bot. Mar. 27: 37-44.
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  • Murray, S.N. and M.M. Littler (1984)
    Analysis of seaweed communities in a disturbed rocky intertidal environment near Whites Point, Los Angeles, California.
    Hydrobiologia 116/117: 374-382.
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  • Littler, M.M. (1984)
    Smithsonian Institution receives the Francis Drouet Cyanophyta Collection.
    Taxon 33(1): 160.
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    1983
  • Littler, M.M., D.R. Martz and D.S. Littler (1983)
    Effects of recurrent sand deposition on rocky intertidal organisms: importance of substrate heterogeneity in a fluctuating environment.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 11: 129-139.
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  • Littler, M.M., D.S. Littler and P.R. Taylor (1983)
    Evolutionary strategies in a tropical barrier reef system: functional-form groups of marine macroalgae.
    J. Phycol. 19 (2): 229-237.
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  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1983)
    Heteromorphic life history strategies in the brown alga Scytosiphon lomentaria (Lyngb.).
    J. Phycol. 19(4): 425-431.
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  • Littler, M.M., P.R. Taylor and D.S. Littler (1983)
    Algal resistance to herbivory on a Caribbean barrier reef.
    Coral Reefs 2: 111-118.
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  • Littler, M.M. (1983)
    Johansen, H. William, Coralline algae: a first synthesis.
    Taxon 32(4): 699 (Book Review)
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    1982
  • Taylor, P.R. and M.M. Littler (1982)
    The roles of compensatory mortality, physical disturbance, and substrate retention in the development and organization of a sand-influenced, rocky-intertidal community.
    Ecology 63: 135-146.
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  • Fitt, W.K., R.L. Pardy and M.M. Littler (1982)
    Photosynthesis, respiration, and contribution to community productivity of the symbiotic sea anemone Anthopleura elegantissima (Brandt, 1835).
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 61: 213-232.
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  • Littler, M.M. and F.E. Round (1982)
    Ecology of algae: introduction to selected papers.
    Pages 392-393 in J.R. Rosowski and B.C. Parker, eds., Selected Papers in Phycology II. Phycological Society of America, Lawrence, Kansas.
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  • Littler, M.M. and K.E. Arnold (1982)
    Primary productivity of marine macroalgal functional-form groups from southwestern North America.
    J. Phycol. 18: 307-311.
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  • Seapy, R.R. and M.M. Littler (1982)
    Population and species diversity fluctuations in a rocky intertidal community relative to severe aerial exposure and sediment burial.
    Mar. Biol. 71: 87-96.
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    1981
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1981)
    Intertidal macrophyte communities from Pacific Baja California and the upper Gulf of California: relatively constant vs. environmentally fluctuating systems.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 4: 145-158.
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  • Murray, S.N. and M.M. Littler (1981)
    Biogeographical analysis of intertidal macrophyte floras of southern California.
    J. Biogeogr. 8: 339-351.
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  • Lewbel, G.S., A. Wolfson, T. Gerrodette, W.H. Lippincott, J.L. Wilson and M.M. Littler (1981)
    Shallow-water benthic communities on California’s outer continental shelf.
    Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 4: 159-168.
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  • Littler, M.M.(1981)
    The relationship between thallus form and the primary productivity of seaweeds.
    Pages 398-403 in G.E. Fogg and W.E. Jones, eds., Proceedings of the 8th International Seaweed Symposium, Bangor, North Wales, 18-23 August 1974. The Marine Science Laboratories, University College of North Wales.
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    1980
  • Littler, M.M. and D.S. Littler (1980)
    The evolution of thallus form and survival strategies in benthic macroalgae: field and laboratory tests of a functional-form model.
    Amer. Nat. 116: 25-44.
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  • Littler, M.M. (1980)
    Morphological form and photosynthetic performances of marine macroalgae: tests of a functional/form hypothesis.
    Bot. Mar. 22: 161-165.
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  • Littler, M.M (1980))
    Overview of the rocky intertidal systems of Southern California.
    Pages 265-306 in D.M. Power, ed., The California Islands: Proceedings of a Multidisciplinary Symposium. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, California.
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  • Murray, S.N., M.M. Littler and I.A. Abbott (1980)
    Biogeography of the California marine algae with emphasis on the Southern California Islands.
    Pages 325-339 in D.M. Power, ed., The California Islands: Proceedings of a Multidisciplinary Symposium. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, California.
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  • Seapy, R.R. and M.M. Littler (1980)
    Biogeography of rocky intertidal macroinvertebrates of the Southern California Islands.
    Pages 307-323 in D.M. Power, ed., The California Islands: Proceedings of a Multidisciplinary Symposium. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, California.
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  • Littler, M.M (1980)
    Southern California rocky intertidal ecosystems: methods, community structure and variability.
    Pages 565-608 in J.H. Price, D.E.G. Irvine and W.F. Farnham, eds., The Shore Environment, Vol. 2: Ecosystems. Systematics Association Special Volume No. 17(b), Academic Press, London.
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  • Kindig, A.C. and M.M. Littler (1980)
    Growth and primary productivity of marine macrophytes exposed to domestic sewage effluents.
    Mar. Environ. Res. 3: 81-100.
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  • Littler, M.M (1980)
    Sampling and interpretive considerations in the measurement of macrophytic primary productivity: an overview with recommendations.
    Pages 62-71 in I.A. Abbott, M.S. Foster and L.F. Eklund, eds., Pacific Seaweed Aquaculture. California Sea Grant College Program, Institute of Marine Resources, University of California, La Jolla, California.
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  • Littler, M.M (1980)
    Electrode techniques for measuring marine macrophytic primary productivity.
    Pages 186-187 in I.A. Abbott, M.S. Foster and L.F. Eklund, eds., Pacific Seaweed Aquaculture. California Sea Grant College Program, Institute of Marine Resources, University of California, La Jolla, California.
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  • Littler, M.M. and K.E. Arnold (1980)
    Sources of variability in macroalgal primary productivity: sampling and interpretative problems.
    Aquat. Bot. 8: 141-156.
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    1979
  • Seapy, R.R. and M.M. Littler (1979)
    The distribution, abundance, community structure, and primary productivity of macroorganisms from two central California rocky intertidal habitats.
    Pac. Sci. 32: 293-314.
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  • Littler, M.M., S.N. Murray and K.E. Arnold (1979)
    Seasonal variations in net photosynthetic performance and cover of intertidal macrophytes.
    Aquat. Bot. 7: 35-46.
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  • Littler, M.M (1979)
    The effects of bottle volume, thallus weight, oxygen saturation levels, and water movement on apparent photosynthetic rates in marine algae.
    Aquat. Bot. 7: 21-34.
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    1978
  • Murray, S.N. and M.M. Littler (1978)
    Patterns of algal succession in a perturbated marine intertidal community.
    J. Phycol. 14: 506-512.
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  • Littler, M.M. and S.N. Murray (1978)
    Influence of domestic wastes on energetic pathways in rocky intertidal communities.
    J. Appl. Ecol. 15: 583-595.
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  • Littler, M.M (1978)
    Abbott, Isabella A. and George J. Hollenberg, Marine algae of California.
    Taxon 27: 101 (Book Review).
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    1977
  • Wheeler, P., B. North, M. Littler and G. Stephens (1977)
    Uptake of glycine by natural phytoplankton communities.
    Limnol. Oceanogr. 22: 900-910.
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  • Murray, S.N. and M.M. Littler (1977)
    Intertidal seaweed communities of fluctuating environments.
    J. Phycol. 13: 47.
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  • Littler, M.M. and S.N. Murray (1977)
    Seasonal patterns of seaweed productivity.
    J. Phycol. 13: 42.
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  • Murray, S.N. and M.M. Littler (1977)
    Patterns of development of intertidal macro-epibiota.
    Pages 57-67 in M.M. Littler and S.N. Murray, eds., Influence of Domestic Wastes on the Structure and Energetics of Intertidal Communities Near Wilson Cove, San Clemente Island. California Water Resources Center, Contribution No. 164, University of California, Davis.
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  • Littler, M.M. and S.N. Murray (1977)
    Analyses of pathways of energy flow.
    Pages 47-56 in M.M. Littler and S.N. Murray, eds., Influence of Domestic Wastes on the Structure and Energetics of Intertidal Communities Near Wilson Cove, San Clemente Island. California Water Resources Center, Contribution No. 164, University of California, Davis.
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  • Littler, M.M. and S.N. Murray (1977)
    Seasonal aspects of macrophyte productivity.
    Pages 33-40 in M.M. Littler and S.N. Murray, eds., Influence of Domestic Wastes on the Structure and Energetics of Intertidal Communities Near Wilson Cove, San Clemente Island. California Water Resources Center, Contribution No. 164, University of California, Davis.
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  • Murray, S.N. and M.M. Littler (1977)
    Seasonal analyses of standing stock and community structure of macro-organisms.
    Pages 7-32 in M.M. Littler and S.N. Murray, eds., Influence of Domestic Wastes on the Structure and Energetics of Intertidal Communities Near Wilson Cove, San Clemente Island. California Water Resources Center, Contribution No. 164, University of California, Davis.
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  • Littler, M.M. and S.N. Murray, eds (1977)
    Influence of Domestic Wastes on the Structure and Energetics of Intertidal Communities Near Wilson Cove, San Clemente Island.
    California Water Resources Center, Contribution No. 164, University of California, Davis. 88 pp.
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    1976
  • Murray, S.N. and M.M. Littler (1976)
    An experimental analysis of sewage impact on a macrophyte-dominated rocky intertidal community.
    J. Phycol. 12: 15-16.
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  • Littler, M.M. and S.N. Murray (1976)
    Seasonal variations in primary productivity of seaweeds with different morphological forms.
    J. Phycol. 12: 16.
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  • Littler, M.M (1976)
    Structure and productivity of intertidal macrophyte communities.
    J. Phycol. 12: 33.
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  • Littler, M.M (1976)
    Calcification and its role among the macroalgae.
    Micronesica 12: 27-41.
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    1975
  • Littler, M.M. and S.N. Murray (1975)
    Impact of sewage on the distribution, abundance and community structure of rocky intertidal macro-organisms.
    Mar. Biol. 30: 277-291.
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  • Littler, M.M. and M.S. Doty (1975)
    Ecological components structuring the seaward edges of tropical Pacific reefs: the distribution, communities and productivity of Porolithon.
    J. Ecol. 63: 117-l29.
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    1974
  • Littler, M.M. and J.H. Graffius (1974)
    The annual distribution of phytoplankton communities in a southeastern Ohio pond.
    Ohio J. Sci. 74: 313-324.
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  • Littler, M.M. and S.N. Murray (1974)
    The primary productivity of marine macrophytes from a rocky intertidal community.
    Mar. Biol. 27: 131-135.
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  • Littler, M.M (1974)
    The structure and reproduction of Dudresnaya lubrica sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Dumontiaceae).
    Brit. Phycol. J. 9: l49-l56.
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  • Murray, S.N. and M.M. Littler (1974)
    Analyses of standing stock and community structure of macro-organisms.
    Pages 23-51 in S.N. Murray and M.M. Littler, eds., Biological Features of Intertidal Communities Near the U.S. Navy Sewage Outfall, Wilson Cove, San Clemente Island, California. Tech. Pub. No. 396. Naval Undersea Center, San Diego, California.
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  • Littler, M.M. and S.N. Murray (1974)
    Primary productivity of macrophytes.
    Pages 67-85 in S.N. Murray and M.M. Littler, eds. Biological Features of Intertidal Communities Near the U.S. Navy Sewage Outfall, Wilson Cove, San Clemente Island, California. Tech. Pub. No. 396. Naval Undersea Center, San Diego, California.
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  • Murray, S.N. and M.M. Littler, eds (1974)
    Biological Features of Intertidal Communities Near the U.S. Navy Sewage Outfall, Wilson Cove, San Clemente Island, California.
    Tech. Pub. No. 396. Naval Undersea Center, San Diego, California. 85 pp.
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    1973
  • Littler, M.M (1973)
    The productivity of Hawaiian fringing-reef crustose Corallinaceae and an experimental evaluation of production methodology.
    Limnol. Oceanogr. 18: 946-952.
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  • Littler, M.M (1973)
    The distribution, abundance, and communities of deepwater Hawaiian crustose Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales).
    Pac. Sci. 27: 281-289.
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  • Littler, M.M (1973))
    The population and community structure of Hawaiian fringing-reef crustose Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales).
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 11: 103-120.
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    1972
  • Littler, M.M (1972)
    The crustose Corallinaceae.
    Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 10: 311-347.
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  • Littler, M.M (1972)
    Biological aspects of the Porolithon ridge in tropical Pacific reefs.
    J. Phycol. 8: 10.
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    1971
  • Littler, M.M (1971)
    Tenarea tessellatum (Lemoine) Littler, comb. nov., an unusual crustose coralline (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales) from Hawaii.
    Phycologia 10: 355-359.
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  • Littler, M.M (1971)
    Standing stock measurements of crustose coralline algae (Rhodophyta) and other saxicolous organisms.
    J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 6: 91-99.
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    1969
  • Abbott, I.A. and M.M. Littler (1969)
    Some Rhodymeniales from Hawaii.
    Phycologia 8: 165-169.
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