PUBLICATIONS:

Atkinson, Carla L., Brandon Sansom, Caryn C. Vaughn and Kenneth J. Forshay. 2017. Consumer aggregations drive nutrient dynamics and ecosystem metabolism in nutrient-limited systems. Ecosystems DOI: 10.1007/s10021-017-0166-4. Atkinsonetal.Ecosystems.2017

Vaughn, Caryn C. 2017. Ecosystem services provided by freshwater mussels. Hydrobiologia. DOI 10.1007/s10750-017-3139-x. Vaughn.Hydrobiologia.2017

Sansom, Brandon, Carla L. Atkinson and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2016. Growth and age estimates for southeastern Oklahoma mussel populations. Freshwater Mollusk Biology and Conservation 19:19-26.  Sansometal.FMBC.2016

Castro, Antonio J., Caryn C. Vaughn, Marina Garcia-Llorente, Jason P. Julian and Carla L. Atkinson. 2016. Willingness to pay for ecosystem services among stakeholder groups in a south-central U.S. watershed with regional conflict. Journal of Water Resource Planning and Management 142:05016006. Castroetal.JWRPR.2016

Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society (contributing authors listed alphabetically: Bradley, Megan, Robert S. Butler, Heidi L. Dunn, Catherine Gatenby, Patricia A. Morrison, Teresa J. Newton, Matthew Patterson, Kathryn E. Perez, Caryn C. Vaughn, Daelyn A. Woolnough and Steve J. Zigler). 2016. A national strategy for the conservation of native freshwater mollusks. Freshwater Mollusk Biology and Conservation 19:1-21. FMCS.FMBC.2016

Castro, Antonio J., Caryn C. Vaughn, Jason P. Julian and Maria Garcia Llorente. 2016. Social demand of ecosystem services for watershed management. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12379. Castroetal.JAWRA.2016

Castro, Antonio J., Caryn C. Vaughn, Jason P. Julian, Marina Garcia Llorente and Kelsey N. Bowman. 2015. Social perception and supply of ecosystem services – a watershed approach for carbon related ecosystem services.  Biodiversity in Ecosystems – Linking Structure and Function. Yueh-Hsin Lo, Juan A. Blanco and Shovonlal Roy, editors.ISBN 978-953-51-2028-5.  Castroetal.CarbonChap.2015

Irmscher, Pascal and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2015. Limited movement of freshwater mussel fish hosts in a southern U.S. river. Hydrobiologia 757:223-233. Irmscher&Vaughn.Hydrobiologia.2015

Castro, Antonio J., Berta Martin-Lopez, Tobias Plieninger, Domingo Alcaraz-Segura, Caryn C. Vaughn, Javier Cabello. 2015. Do protected areas ensure the supply of ecosystem services? Spatial patterns of two nature reserve systems in semi-arid Spain. Applied Geography 60:1-9. Castroetal.AppliedGeography.2015

Vaughn, Caryn C., Carla L. Atkinson and Jason P. Julian. 2015. Drought-induced changes in flow regimes lead to long-term losses in mussel-provided ecosystem services. Ecology and Evolution 5:1291-1305. Vaughnetal.E&E.2015. Corrigendum (corrected table 1) Vaughnetal2015-correctedtable

Gates, Kiza K., Caryn C. Vaughn and Jason P. Julian. 2015. Developing environmental flow recommendations for freshwater mussels using the biological traits of species guilds. Freshwater Biology doi:10.1111/fwb.12528. Gatesetal.FWB.2015

Atkinson, Carla L. and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2015. Biogeochemical hotspots: temporal and spatial scaling of the impact of freshwater mussels on ecosystem function. Freshwater Biology 60:563-574. Atkinson&Vaughn.FWB.2014

Castro, Antonio J., Peter H. Verburg, Berta Martín-López, Marina García-Llorente, Caryn C. Vaughn and Javier Cabello. 2014. Ecosystem service trade-offs from the supply to the demand-side: a landscape-scale spatial analysis. Landscape and Urban Planning 132: 102-110. Castroetal.LUP.2014

Atkinson, Carla L., Jason P. Julian and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2014. Species and function lost: role of drought and land cover structuring stream communities. Biological Conservation 176:30-38. Atkinsonetal.BC.2014

Atkinson, Carla L., Jeffrey F. Kelly and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2014. Tracing consumer-derived nitrogen in riverine foodwebs. Ecosystems  Atkinsonetal.Ecosystems.2014.

Atkinson, Carla L., Alan D. Christian, Daniel E. Spooner and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2014. Long-lived organisms provide an integrative footprint of agricultural land use. Ecological Applications 24:375-384.  Atkinsonetal.EcoApps.2014

Newton, Teresa J., Caryn C. Vaughn, Daniel E. Spooner and Michael Arts. 2013. Profiles of biochemical tracers in unionid mussels across a broad geographic range. Journal of Shellfish Research 32:497-507. Newtonetal.JSR.2013

Allen, Daniel C., Heather S. Galbraith, Caryn C. Vaughn and Daniel E. Spooner. 2013. A tale of two rivers: implications of water management practices for mussel biodiversity outcomes during droughts.  Ambio 42:881-891. Allenetal.Ambio.2013

Atkinson, Carla L., Caryn C. Vaughn, Kenneth J. Forshay and Joshua T. Cooper. 2013. Aggregated filter feeding consumers alter nutrient limitation – consequences for ecosystem and community dynamics. Ecology 94:1359-1369. Atkinsonetal.Ecology.2013

Atkinson, Carla L., Jason P. Julian and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2012. Scale-dependent longitudinal patterns in mussel communities. Freshwater Biology 57:2272-2284. Atkinsonetal.FWB.2012

Allen, Daniel C., Caryn C. Vaughn, Jeffrey F. Kelly, Joshua T. Cooper and Michael H. Engel. 2012.Bottom-up biodiversity effects increase resource subsidy flux between ecosystems. Ecology 93:2165-2174. Allenetal.Ecology.2012

Vaughn, Caryn C. 2012. Life history traits and abundance can predict local colonization and extinction rates of freshwater mussels. Freshwater Biology 57:982-992. Vaughn.FWB.2012

Spooner, Daniel E. and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2012. Species traits and environmental gradients interact to govern primary production in freshwater mussel communities. Oikos 121:403-416. Spooner&Vaughn.Oikos.2012

Spooner, Daniel E., Caryn C. Vaughn and Heather S. Galbraith. 2012. Species traits and environmental conditions govern the relationship between biodiversity effects across trophic levels. Oecologia 168:533-548. Spooneretal.Oecologia.2012

Allen, Daniel C. and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2011. Density-dependent biodiversity effects on physical habitat modification by freshwater bivalves. Ecology 95:1013-1019. Allen&Vaughn.Ecology.2011. Nature highlight of this article, January 27 2011, 469:466. Naturehighlight

Galbraith, Heather S. and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2011. Effects of reservoir management on the condition and reproductive traits of downstream mussel populations. River Research and Applications 27:193-201. Galbraith&Vaughn.RRA.2011

Galbraith, Heather S., Daniel E. Spooner and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2010. Synergistic effects of regional climate patterns and local water management on freshwater mussel communities. Biological Conservation 143:1175-1183. Galbraithetal.BC.2010

Allen, Daniel C. and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2010. Complex hydraulic and substrate parameters limit freshwater mussel species richness: a test of the substrate stability hypothesis. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29:383-394. Allen&Vaughn.JNABS.2010

Vaughn, Caryn C. 2010. Biodiversity losses and ecosystem function in freshwaters: emerging conclusions and research directions. BioScience 60:25-35. Vaughn.BioScience.2010

Matthews, W. J., C. C. Vaughn, K. B. Gido and E. Marsh-Matthews. 2010. Southern Plains Rivers, pp. 118-135, in: Field Guide to Rivers of North America, A. C. Benke and C. E. Cushing, editors. Academic Press, Burlington, MA. Email me for a reprint.

Galbraith, Heather S. and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2009. Temperature and food interact to influence gamete development in freshwater mussels. Hydrobiologia 636:35-47. Galbraith&Vaughn.Hydrobiol.2009

Vaughn, Caryn C.  Mollusca. 2009. Encyclopedia of Inland Waters. Likens, G.E. (Editor), Elsevier, Oxford.  2:361-371. Email me for a reprint.

Galbraith, Heather S., Sarah Frazier, Brenda Allison and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2009. Comparison of gill surface morphology across a guild of suspension feeding bivalves.  Journal of Molluscan Studies 75:103-107. Galbraithetal.JMollStudies.2009

Spooner, Daniel E. and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2009. Species richness increases secondary production of freshwater mussels through complementarity: A partitioning approach applied to natural communities. Ecology 90:781-790. Spooner&Vaughn.Ecology.2009

Allen, Daniel C. and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2009. Burrowing behavior of freshwater mussels in experimentally manipulated communities.  Journal of the North American Benthological Society 28:93-100. Allen&Vaughn.JNABS.2009

Allen, Daniel C., Dane Morris and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2008. Nerodia sipedon (Northern Water Snake) killed by mussel. Herpetological Review 39:471-472. Allenetal.HerpRev.2008

Spooner, Daniel E. and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2008. A trait-based approach to species’ roles in stream ecosystems: climate change, community structure, and material cycling. Oecologia 158:307-317. Spooner&Vaughn.Oecologia.2008

Vaughn, Caryn C., S. Jerrine Nichols and Daniel E. Spooner. 2008. Community and foodweb ecology of freshwater mussels.  Journal of the North American Benthological Society 27:409-423.  Vaughnetal.JNABS.2008

Galbraith, Heather S., Daniel E. Spooner and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2008. Status of rare and endangered freshwater mussels in southeastern Oklahoma rivers. Southwestern Naturalist 53:45-50. Galbraithetal.SWNat.2008

Galbraith, Heather S., Caryn C. Vaughn and C. Kate Meier. 2008. Environmental variables interact across spatial scales to structure trichopteran assemblages. Hydrobiologia 596:401-411. Galbraithetal.Hydrobiologia.2008

Vaughn, Caryn C., Daniel E. Spooner and Heather S. Galbraith. 2007. Context‑dependent species identity effects within a functional group of filter-feeding bivalves. Ecology 88:1654-1662. Vaughnetal.Ecology.2007

Elderkin, C.L., A.D. Christian, C.C. Vaughn, J.L. Metcalfe-Smith and D.J. Berg. 2007. Population genetics of the freshwater mussel Amblema plicata (Say 1817)(Bivalvia: Unionidae): evidence of high dispersal and post glacial colonization. Conservation Genetics 8:355-372. Elderkinetal.ConserGen.2006

Spooner, Daniel E. and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2007. Mussels of the Mountain Fork River, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Publications of the Oklahoma Biological Survey 8:14-18. Spooner&Vaughn.POBS.2007

Vaughn, Caryn C. and Daniel E. Spooner. 2006. Unionid mussels influence macroinvertebrate assemblage structure in streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25:691-700Vaughn&Spooner.JNABS.2006

Vaughn, Caryn C. and Daniel E. Spooner. 2006. Scale-dependent associations between native freshwater mussels and invasive CorbiculaHydrobiologia 568:331-339. Vaughn&Spooner.Hydrobiologia.2006

Spooner, Daniel E. and Caryn C. Vaughn.  2006.  Context‑dependent effects of freshwater mussels on the benthic community. Freshwater Biology 51:1016-1024, 1188. Spooner&Vaughn.FWB.2006

Graening, G.O., Dante B. Fenolio, Elizabeth A. Bergey and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2006. Annotated checklist of the amphipod crustaceans of Oklahoma, with emphasis on groundwater habitats. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 86:65-74. Graeningetal.POAS.2006

Matthews, William J., Caryn C. Vaughn, Keith B. Gido and Edie Marsh-Matthews. 2005. Southern Plains Rivers. Pages 283 – 325 in, Rivers of North America, A.C. Benke and C.E. Cushing (eds). Elsevier, 1168 pp. Email me for a reprint.

Vaughn, Caryn C. 2005. Freshwater mussel populations in southeastern Oklahoma: population trends and ecosystem services. Proceedings of Oklahoma Water 2005, Tulsa, OK. Paper #18. Oklahoma Water Resources Institute, Stillwater, OK. 12 pp. Email me for a reprint.

Martinez, A. David., Daniel E. Spooner, Todd G. Adornata, Suzanne Y. Duding and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2004.  Occurrence of the Rock Pocketbook mussel, Arcidens confragosus (Bivalvia: Unionidae), in the Poteau and Deep Fork Rivers of Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences 84:79-80. Martinezetal.POAS.2004

Vaughn, Caryn C. and Daniel E. Spooner. 2004. Status of the mussel fauna of the Poteau River and implications for commercial harvest. American Midland Naturalist 152:136-152. Vaughn&Spooner.AMN.2004

Vaughn, Caryn C., Keith B. Gido and Daniel E. Spooner. 2004. Ecosystem processes performed by unionid mussels in stream mesocosms: species roles and effects of abundance. Hydrobiologia 527:35-47.  Vaughnetal.Hydrobiologia.2004.pdf

Vaughn, Caryn C. 2003. The mussel fauna of the Glover River, Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences 83:1-6. Vaughn.POAS.2003

Vaughn, Caryn C., Daniel E. Spooner and Bruce W. Hoagland. 2002. River weed growing epizooically on freshwater mussels. Southwestern Naturalist 47:604-605. Vaughnetal.SWN.2002

Vaughn, Caryn C. and Christine C. Hakenkamp. 2001. The functional role of burrowing bivalves in freshwater ecosystems. Freshwater Biology 46:1431-1446. Vaughn&Hakenkamp.FWB.2001

Vaughn, Caryn C. and Christopher M. Taylor. 2000. Macroecology of a host-parasite relationship. Ecography 23:11-20. Vaughn&Taylor.Ecography.2000

Vaughn, Caryn C. 2000. Changes in the mussel fauna of the middle Red River drainage: 1910 – present. Pages 225-232 in Tankersley, R.A, Warmolts, D.I., Watters, G.T., Armitage, B.J., Johnson, P.D., and Butler, R.S. (Editors). Freshwater Mollusk Symposium Proceedings. Ohio Biological Survey, Columbus, Ohio. 274 pp. Vaughn.RRChanges.2000

Vaughn, Caryn C. and Christopher M. Taylor. 1999. Impoundments and the decline of freshwater mussels:  a case study of an extinction gradient. Conservation Biology 13:912-920. Vaughn&Taylor.CB.1999

Pyron, Mark, Caryn C. Vaughn, Matthew R. Winston and Jimmie Pigg. 1998. The long-term fish assemblage of the Kiamichi River, Oklahoma. Southwestern Naturalist 43:46-53. Pyronetal.SWN.1998

Vaughn, Caryn C. 1997. Catastrophic decline of the mussel fauna of the Blue River, Oklahoma. Southwestern Naturalist 42:333-336. Vaughn.SWN.1997

Vaughn, Caryn C. 1997. Regional patterns of mussel species distributions in North American rivers. Ecography 20:107-115. Vaughn.Ecography.1997

Vaughn, Caryn C., Christopher M. Taylor and Kelly J. Eberhard. 1997. A comparison of the effectiveness of timed searches vs. quadrat sampling in mussel surveys. Pages 157-162 in Cummings, K.S., A.C. Buchanan, C.A. Mayer and T.J. Naimo (eds). Conservation and Management of Freshwater Mussels II: Initiatives for the Future. Proceedings of a UMRCC Symposium, 16-18 October 1995, St. Louis, Missouri. Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee, Rock Island, Illinois. Vaughnetal.Sampling.1997

Vaughn, Caryn C., Charles M. Mather, Mark Pyron, Patricia Mehlhop, and Estelle K. Miller. 1996. The current and historical mussel fauna of the Kiamichi River, Oklahoma. Southwestern Naturalist 41:325-328. Vaughnetal.SWN.1996

Johnson, Sherri L. and Caryn C. Vaughn. 1995. A hierarchical analysis of macroinvertebrate recolonization of disturbed patches along longitudinal gradients in a prairie stream, USA. Freshwater Biology 34:531-540. Johnson&Vaughn.FWB.2006

Vaughn, Caryn C. and Mark Pyron. 1995. Population ecology of the endangered Ouachita Rock Pocketbook Mussel, Arkansia wheeleri (Bivalvia: Unionidae), in the Kiamichi River, Oklahoma. American Malacological Bulletin 11:145-151.  Vaughn&Pyron.AMB.1995

Kawakatsu, Masaharu, Caryn C. Vaughn and Robert W. Mitchell. 1995. Dendrocoelopsis americana (Hyman, 1939) from Christian School Cave, the Ozark Plateau, U.S.A. Bulletin of the Fuji Women’s College, No. 33, Ser. II. (December 1995), 71-78.

Mehlhop, Patricia and Caryn C. Vaughn. 1994. Threats to and sustainability of ecosystems for freshwater mollusks. Pp. 68-77 in Covington, W. and L.F. Dehand (eds)., Sustainable Ecological Systems: Implementing an Ecological Approach to Land Management. General Technical Report Rm-247 for Rocky Mountain Range and Forest Experimental Station.  U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Fort Collins, CO.  363 pp. Mehlhop&Vaughn.1994

Covich, Alan P., Todd A. Crowl, James E. Alexander and Caryn C. Vaughn. 1994. Predator-avoidance responses in freshwater decapod-gastropod interactions mediated by chemical stimuli.  Journal of the North American Benthological Society 13:283-290. Covichetal.JNABS.1994.

Vaughn, Caryn C., Frances P. Gelwick and William J. Matthews. 1993. Effects of algivorous minnows on production of grazing stream invertebrates. Oikos 65:119-128. Vaughnetal.Oikos.1993

Vaughn, Caryn C., Susan M. Glenn and I. Butler. 1993. Distribution and characterization of prairie mole cricket chorusing sites in Oklahoma.  American Midland Naturalist 130:364-371.  Vaughnetal.AMN.1993

Vaughn, Caryn C. 1993. Can biogeographic models be used to predict the persistence of mussel populations in rivers? Pp. 117-122 in, Cummings, K.S., A.C. Buchanan and L. M. Koch (eds), Conservation and Management of Freshwater Mussels. Proceedings of a UMRCC symposium, 12-14 October 1992, St. Louis, Missouri. Upper Mississippi River Cons. Com., Rock Island, Illinois. 189 pp. Vaughn.BiogModels.1993

Creighton, J. Curtis, Caryn C. Vaughn and Brian R. Chapman. 1993. Habitat preference of the endangered American Burying Beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in Oklahoma. Southwestern Naturalist 38:275-277Creightonetal.SWN.1993

Vaughn, Caryn C. and Frank M. Fisher. 1992. Dispersion of the salt marsh periwinkle Littoraria irrorata (Say): effects of water level, size and season. Estuaries 15:246-250. Vaughn&Fisher.Estuaries.1992

Vaughn, Caryn C. and Frank M. Fisher. 1988. Vertical migration as a refuge from predation in intertidal marsh snails: a field test. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 123:163‑176. Vaughn&Fisher.JEMBE.1988

Vaughn, Caryn C. 1987. Substratum preference of the caddisfly Helicopsyche borealis (Hagen)(Trichoptera: Helicopsychidae). Hydrobiologia 154:201‑205. Vaughn.Hydrobiologia.1987

Vaughn, Caryn C. 1986. The role of periphyton abundance and quality in the microdistribution of a stream grazer, Helicopsyche borealis (Trichoptera: Helicopsychidae). Freshwater Biology 16:485‑493. Vaughn.FWB.1986

Vaughn, Caryn C. 1985. Life history of Helicopsyche borealis (Hagen) (Trichoptera: Helicopsychidae) in Oklahoma. American Midland Naturalist 113:76‑83. Vaughn.AMN.1985

Vaughn, Caryn C. 1985. Evolutionary ecology of case architecture in the snailcase caddisfly, Helicopsyche borealis (Trichoptera: Helicopsychidae). Freshwater Invertebrate Biology (renamedJournal of the North American Benthological Society with volume 5) 4:178‑186. Vaughn.FIB.1985

Vaughn, Caryn C. 1982. Distribution of chironomids in the littoral zone of Lake Texoma, Oklahoma and Texas. Hydrobiologia 89:177‑188. Vaughn.Hydrobiologia.1982

Covich, A.P., W. Shepard, E.A. Bergey and C.S. Carpenter (Vaughn). 1978. Effects of fluctuating flow rates and water levels on chironomids: direct and indirect alterations of habitat stability. In, Energy and Environmental Stress in Aquatic Systems, ed. by J.H. Thorp and J.W. Gibbons, ERDA Symp Series, Oak Ridge Press. pp. 141‑156.