Publications

ENVIRONMENTAL PARASITOLOGY

Lafferty, Kevin D., Harvell, C. Drew, Conrad, Jon M., Friedman, Carolyn S., Kent, Michael L., Kuris, Armand M., Powell, Eric N., Rondeau, Daniel, Saksida, Sonja M.. (2015). Infectious diseases affect marine fisheries and aquaculture economics. In: Annual Review of Marine Science, Vol 7 (eds. Carlson, CA & Giovannoni, SJ), pp. 471-496.
Ryan, Sadie J., McNally, Amy, Johnson, Leah R., Mordecai, Erin A., Ben-Horin, Tal, Paaijmans, Krijn, Lafferty, Kevin D.. (2015). Mapping physiological suitability limits for malaria in Africa under climate change. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 15, 718-725.
Sime-Ngando, T., Lafferty, K.D., Biron, D.G.. (2015). Roles and mechanisms of parasitism in aquatic microbial communities. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6.
Johnson, Leah R, Lafferty, Kevin D, McNally, Amy, Mordecai, Erin, Paaijmans, Krijn P, Pawar, Samraat, Ryan, Sadie J. (2014). Mapping the distribution of malaria: current approaches and future directions. In: Analyzing and Modeling Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Infectious Diseases. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 189-209.
Lafferty, K. D., Hathaway, S. A., Wegmann, A. S., Shipley, F. S., Backlin, A. R., Helm, J., & Fisher, R. N. . (2010). Stomach nematodes (Mastophorus muris) in rats (Rattus rattus) are associated with coconut (Cocos nucifera) habitat at Palmyra Atoll. Journal of Parasitology, 96(1), 16-20.
Lafferty, K. D.. (2009). The ecology of climate change and infectious diseases. Ecology, 90(4), 888-900.
Hechinger, R. F., Lafferty, K. D., & Kuris, A. M.. (2008). Trematodes indicate animal biodiversity in the Chilean intertidal and Lake Tanganyika. Journal of Parasitology, 94(4), 966-968.
Lafferty, K. D., Shaw, J. C., & Kuris, A. M.. (2008). Reef fishes have higher parasite richness at unfished Palmyra Atoll compared to fished Kiritimati Island. EcoHealth, 5(3), 338-345.
Hechinger, R. F., Lafferty, K. D., Huspeni, T. C., Brooks, A. J., & Kuris, A. M. (2007). Can parasites be indicators of free-living diversity? Relationships between species richness and the abundance of larval trematodes and of local benthos and fishes. Oecologia, 151(1), 82-92.. (2007). Can parasites be indicators of free-living diversity? Relationships between species richness and the abundance of larval trematodes and of local benthos and fishes. Oecologia, 151(1), 82-92.
Fredensborg, B. L., Mouritsen, K. N., & Poulin, R.. (2006). Relating bird host distribution and spatial heterogeneity in trematode infections in an intertidal snail—from small to large scale. Marine Biology, 149(2), 275-283.
Hechinger, R. F., & Lafferty, K. D.. (2005). Host diversity begets parasite diversity: bird final hosts and trematodes in snail intermediate hosts. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 272(1567), 1059-1066.
Huspeni, T. C., Hechinger, R. F., & Lafferty, K. D.. (2005). Trematode parasites as estuarine indicators: opportunities, applications and comparisons with conventional community approaches. Estuarine indicators. CRC Press, Boca Raton, 297-314.
Lafferty, K. D., Hechinger, R. F., Lorda, J., & Soler, L.. (2005). Trematodes associated with mangrove habitat in Puerto Rican salt marshes. Journal of Parasitology, 91(3), 697-699.
Lafferty, K. D., & Kuris, A. M.. (2005). Parasitism and environmental disturbances. Parasitism and ecosystems, 113-123.
Lafferty, K. D., & Dunham, E. J.. (2005). Trematodes in snails near raccoon latrines suggest a final host role for this mammal in California salt marshes. Journal of Parasitology, 91(2), 474-476.
Huspeni, T. C., & Lafferty, K. D.. (2004). Using larval trematodes that parasitize snails to evaluate a saltmarsh restoration project. Ecological Applications, 14(3), 795-804.
Lafferty, K. D.. (2003). Is disease increasing or decreasing, and does it impact or maintain biodiversity. Journal of Parasitology, 89, s101-s105.
Lafferty, K. D.. (1997). Environmental parasitology: what can parasites tell us about human impacts on the environment?. Parasitology Today, 13(7), 251-255.

EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY

Weinstein, S.B. Kuris, A.M.. (2106) Independent origins of parasitism in Animalia. Biology Letters, 12, 20160324. 
Friedman, C. S., Wight, N., Crosson, L. M., VanBlaricom, G. R., & Lafferty, K. D.. (2014). Reduced disease in black abalone following mass mortality: phage therapy and natural selection. Frontiers in microbiology, 5. 
Hechinger, R. F., Wood, A. C., & Kuris, A. M.. (2011). Social organization in a flatworm: trematode parasites form soldier and reproductive castes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 278(1706), 656-665.
Miura, O., Torchin, M. E., Bermingham, E., Jacobs, D. K., & Hechinger, R. F. . (2011). Flying shells: historical dispersal of marine snails across Central America. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, rspb20111599.
Hechinger, R. F.. (2010). Mortality affects adaptive allocation to growth and reproduction: field evidence from a guild of body snatchers. BMC evolutionary biology, 10(1), 136.
Hechinger, R. F., Lafferty, K. D., Mancini III, F. T., Warner, R. R., & Kuris, A. M. . (2009). How large is the hand in the puppet? Ecological and evolutionary factors affecting body mass of 15 trematode parasitic castrators in their snail host. Evolutionary Ecology, 23(5), 651-667.
Lafferty, K. D., & Kuris, A. M.. (2009). Parasitic castration: the evolution and ecology of body snatchers. Trends in parasitology, 25(12), 564-572.
Fredensborg, B. L., & Poulin, R.. (2005). Larval helminths in intermediate hosts: does competition early in life determine the fitness of adult parasites?. International journal for parasitology, 35(10), 1061-1070.
Kuris, A. M. . (2005). Trophic transmission of parasites and host behavior modification. Behavioural Processes, 68(3), 215-217.
Miura, O., Kuris, A. M., Torchin, M. E., Hechinger, R. F., Dunham, E. J., & Chiba, S.. (2005). Molecular-genetic analyses reveal cryptic species of trematodes in the intertidal gastropod, Batillaria cumingi (Crosse). International journal for parasitology, 35(7), 793-801.
Choisy, M., Brown, S. P., Lafferty, K. D., & Thomas, F.. (2003). Evolution of trophic transmission in parasites: why add intermediate hosts?. The American Naturalist, 162(2), 172-181.
Lafferty, K. D., & Kuris, A. M.. (2002). Trophic strategies, animal diversity and body size. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 17(11), 507-513.
Rigby, M. C., Hechinger, R. F., & Stevens, L.. (2002). Why should parasite resistance be costly?. Trends in parasitology, 18(3), 116-120.
Kuris, A. M., & Lafferty, K. D.. (2000). Parasite-host modeling meets reality: adaptive peaks and their ecological attributes. Evolutionary biology of host–parasite relationships: theory meets reality, 9-26.
Lafferty, K. D., Thomas, F., & Poulin, R. . (2000). Evolution of host phenotype manipulation by parasites and its consequences. Evolutionary biology of host–parasite relationships: theory meets reality. Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, 117-127.
Lafferty, K. D. . (1999). The evolution of trophic transmission. Parasitology Today, 15(3), 111-115.
Lafferty, K. D.. (1993). The marine snail, Cerithidea californica, matures at smaller sizes where parasitism is high. Oikos, 3-11.
Kuris, A. M., & Norton, S. F.. (1985). Evolutionary importance of overspecialization: insect parasitoids as an example. American Naturalist, 387-391.
Kuris, A. M.. (1974). Trophic interactions: similarity of parasitic castrators to parasitoids. Quarterly Review of Biology, 129-148.

FISHERIES

Ben-Horin, T., Lafferty, K.D., Bidegain, G., Lenihan, H.S.,. (2016). Fishing diseased abalone to promote yield and conservation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 371
Wood, C. L., & Lafferty, K. D.. (2014). How have fisheries affected parasite communities?. Parasitology, 142(01), 134-144. 
Wood, C. L., Lafferty, K. D., & Micheli, F.. (2010). Fishing out marine parasites? Impacts of fishing on rates of parasitism in the ocean. Ecology Letters, 13(6), 761-775.
Lafferty, K. D.. (2008). Ecosystem consequences of fish parasites*. Journal of Fish Biology, 73(9), 2083-2093.
Behrens, M. D., & Lafferty, K. D.. (2004). Effects of marine reserves and urchin disease on southern Californian rocky reef communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 279, 129-139.
Harvell, D., Aronson, R., Baron, N., Connell, J., Dobson, A., Ellner, S., ... & Ward, J.. (2004). The rising tide of ocean diseases: unsolved problems and research priorities. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 2(7), 375-382.
Lafferty, K. D.. (2004). Fishing for lobsters indirectly increases epidemics in sea urchins. Ecological Applications, 14(5), 1566-1573.
Kuris, A. M., & Lafferty, K. D.. (1992). Modelling crustacean fisheries: effects of parasites on management strategies. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 49(2), 327-336.
Kuris, A. M., Blau, S. F., Paul, A. J., Shields, J. D., & Wickham, D. E.. (1991). Infestation by brood symbionts and their impact on egg mortality of the red king crab, Paralithodes camtschatica, in Alaska: geographic and temporal variation. Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences, 48(4), 559-568.

FOOD WEBS

Lorda, J., Hechinger, R.F., Cooper, S.D., Kuris, A.M., Lafferty, K.D.. (2016). Intraguild predation by shore crabs affects mortality, behavior, growth, and densities of California horn snails. Ecosphere, 7
Strona, G., Lafferty, K.D. . (2016). Environmental change makes robust ecological networks fragile. Nature Communications, 7
K. D. Lafferty, G. DeLeo, C. J. Briggs, A. P. Dobson, Thilo Gross, Armand M. Kuris. K. D. Lafferty, G. DeLeo, C. J. Briggs, A. P. Dobson, Thilo Gross, Armand M. Kuris 2015.  A general consumer-resource population model.  Science 349:854-857.
K. D. Lafferty, G. DeLeo, C. J. Briggs, A. P. Dobson, T. Gross, A. M. Kuris. See Lafferty et al. 2015 Science