Mark E Torchin

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parasites and marine invasions
    M E Tourchin
    Marine Science Institute and Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara 93106, USA
    Parasitology 124:S137-51. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Introduced species and their missing parasites
    Mark E Torchin
    Marine Science Institute and Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Nature 421:628-30. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Ecosystem energetic implications of parasite and free-living biomass in three estuaries
    Armand M Kuris
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology and Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Nature 454:515-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint An experimental evaluation of host specificity: the role of encounter and compatibility filters for a rhizocephalan parasite of crabs
    Armand M Kuris
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Int J Parasitol 37:539-45. 2007
  5. pmc Flying shells: historical dispersal of marine snails across Central America
    Osamu Miura
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Proc Biol Sci 279:1061-7. 2012
  6. pmc Parasites alter host phenotype and may create a new ecological niche for snail hosts
    Osamu Miura
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tohoku Graduate School of Life Sciences, Aobayama, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1323-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Direct and interactive effects of enemies and mutualists on plant performance: a meta-analysis
    William F Morris
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Box 90338, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0338, USA
    Ecology 88:1021-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Biotic interactions and plant invasions
    Charles E Mitchell
    Department of Biology and Curriculum in Ecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3280, USA
    Ecol Lett 9:726-40. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Molecular-genetic analyses reveal cryptic species of trematodes in the intertidal gastropod, Batillaria cumingi (Crosse)
    Osamu Miura
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate School of Life Sciences University of Tohoku, Aobayama, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Int J Parasitol 35:793-801. 2005
  10. pmc Introduced cryptic species of parasites exhibit different invasion pathways
    Osamu Miura
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Graduate School of Life Sciences, University of Tohoku, Aobayama, Sendai, 980 8578 Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19818-23. 2006

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Parasites and marine invasions
    M E Tourchin
    Marine Science Institute and Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara 93106, USA
    Parasitology 124:S137-51. 2002
    ..We also discuss the potential impacts of introduced marine parasites on native ecosystems...
  2. ncbi request reprint Introduced species and their missing parasites
    Mark E Torchin
    Marine Science Institute and Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Nature 421:628-30. 2003
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Ecosystem energetic implications of parasite and free-living biomass in three estuaries
    Armand M Kuris
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology and Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Nature 454:515-8. 2008
    ..This biomass and productivity of parasites implies a profound role for infectious processes in these estuaries...
  4. ncbi request reprint An experimental evaluation of host specificity: the role of encounter and compatibility filters for a rhizocephalan parasite of crabs
    Armand M Kuris
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Int J Parasitol 37:539-45. 2007
    ..The closure of both filters in nature explains the failure of this potential host-parasite interaction, an outcome favored by selection in both host and parasite...
  5. pmc Flying shells: historical dispersal of marine snails across Central America
    Osamu Miura
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Proc Biol Sci 279:1061-7. 2012
    ..Migratory birds could disperse other intertidal invertebrates this way, suggesting the Central American Isthmus may not be as impassable for marine species as previously assumed...
  6. pmc Parasites alter host phenotype and may create a new ecological niche for snail hosts
    Osamu Miura
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tohoku Graduate School of Life Sciences, Aobayama, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1323-8. 2006
    ..Since trematodes are common and often abundant in marine and freshwater habitats throughout the world, their effects potentially alter food webs in many systems...
  7. ncbi request reprint Direct and interactive effects of enemies and mutualists on plant performance: a meta-analysis
    William F Morris
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Box 90338, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0338, USA
    Ecology 88:1021-9. 2007
    ..We discuss how observed differences in effect size might be confounded with methodological differences among studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Biotic interactions and plant invasions
    Charles E Mitchell
    Department of Biology and Curriculum in Ecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3280, USA
    Ecol Lett 9:726-40. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Molecular-genetic analyses reveal cryptic species of trematodes in the intertidal gastropod, Batillaria cumingi (Crosse)
    Osamu Miura
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate School of Life Sciences University of Tohoku, Aobayama, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Int J Parasitol 35:793-801. 2005
    ..Hence, trematode species diversity may often be underestimated when species identifications are limited to morphological features...
  10. pmc Introduced cryptic species of parasites exhibit different invasion pathways
    Osamu Miura
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Graduate School of Life Sciences, University of Tohoku, Aobayama, Sendai, 980 8578 Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19818-23. 2006
    ..attramentaria, was introduced to North America. Evaluation of the nature of invasion pathways and postinvasion consequences will aid mitigation of spreading diseases of humans, livestock, and wildlife in an increasingly globalized world...