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John M. Lawrence

John M. Lawrence

John M. Lawrence
Professor Emeritus

Contact

Office: SCA 132
Phone: 813-974-2549
Lab: SCA 308
Fax: 974-3263
Email: lawr@usf.edu

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Education

Ph.D., Stanford University, 1966.
Docteur honoris causa. Université de la Méditerranée (Aix-Marseille II), 2000

Specialty Area

Marine Physiological Ecology

Books

Lawrence, J. M. (ed.) 2013. Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology. 3rd edition. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Lawrence, J. M. (ed.). 2013. Starfish: biology and ecology of the Asteroidea. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Jangoux, M. J. M. Lawrence. (eds.) 1982. Echinoderm nutrition. A. A. Balkema Publishers, Rotterdam.

Lawrence, J. 1987. A functional biology of echinoderms. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Lawrence, J. M., O. Guzman (eds.) 2004. Sea urchins: fisheries and ecology. DEStech Publications, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Lawrence, J. M. (ed.) 2007. Sea urchins: biology and ecology. 2nd edition. Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam.

Recent Publications

Lawrence, J.M., J. Cobb, J.C. Herrera. 2016. Synonymy of Astropecten comptus Verrill, 1915 with A. articulatus (Say, 1825) and A. nitidus Verrill, 1915 with A. cingulatus Sladen, 1883. 3°Congreso Latinoamericano de Equinodermos. San Pedro, Costa Rica.

Rubilar, T., L. Epherra, J. Deias Spreng, M.E. Díaz de Vivar, M. Avaro, A.L. Lawrence, J.M. Lawrence. 2016. La disponibilidad de alimento affect la producción de biomasa de Arbacia dufresnii (Echinodermta: Echinoidea) en el Golfo Nuevo, Argentina. 3°Congreso Latinoamericano de Equinodermos. San Pedro, Costa Rica.

Duran-Gonzalez, A., J. M. Lawrence, A. Laguarda Figueras, F. A. Solis-Marin. 2015. Systematics, distribution and abundance of the genus Astropecten Gray (Paxillosida: Astropectenidae) in the Gulf of Mexico and the Mexican Caribbean. 15th Triennial International Echinoderm Conference. Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Lawrence, J. M., J. Cobb, T. Talbot-Oliver. 2015. Failure of reproduction of the starfish Luidia clathrata in Old Tampa Bay (2013-2014). Florida Academy of Sciences, St. Leo.

Lawrence, J. M., A. Durán-Gonazález, F. A. Solís-Marín, J. Herrera, and C. R. R. Ventura. 2013. Distribution of Luidia clathrata and Luidia lawrencei (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) along the coast of the western Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and the Carribean Sea. Cah. Biol. Mar. 54, 525-529.

Cobb, J. C., Lawrence, J. M., Talbot-Oliver, T. 2013. Long-term stability (1971-72) to 2006-09) of the size frequency distribution of Luidia clathrata (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) in Old Tampa Bay. Florida Scientist 76: 357—362.

Lawrence, J. M. 2013. Sea urchin life history strategies. Pp, 15-23. In (J. M. Lawrence, ed.), Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology. 3rd edition. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Lawrence, J. M. 2013. Feeding, digestion and digestibility of sea urchins. Pp. 135-154. In: Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology. 3rd edition. (J. M. Lawrence, ed.), Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Watts, S. A., A. L. Lawrence, J. M. Lawrence. 2013. Nutrition. Pp. 155-169. In: Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology. 3rd edition. (J. M. Lawrence, ed.), Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Wang, Y. N., Y. Q. Chang, J. M. Lawrence. 2013. Disease in sea urchins. pp. 179- 186. In: Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology. 3rd edition. (J. M. Lawrence, ed.), Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Lawrence, J. M., M. Jangoux. 2013. Cidaroids. Pp. 225-242 In: Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology. 3rd edition. (J. M. Lawrence, ed.), Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Watts, S. A., J. B. McClintock, J. M. Lawrence. 2013. Lytechinus. Pp. 475-490. In: Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology. 3rd edition. (J. M. Lawrence, ed.), Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Lawrence, J. M., Y. Agatsuma. 2013. Tripneustes. Pp. 491-507. In: Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology. 3rd edition. (J. M. Lawrence, ed.), Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Gibbs, V. K., M. L. Powell, H. S. Hammer, W. T. Jones , S. A. Watts , A. L. Lawrence, J. M. Lawrence. 2013. Evaluation of the effects of menhaden oil and soybean oil levels in purified diets on growth and gonad production in adult sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus. North American Journal of Aquaculture 75(2): 277-284.

Lawrence, J. M. 2013. Arm loss and regeneration in stellate echinoderms: an organismal view. Pp. 53-66 Echinoderms in a Changing World (C. Johnson, editor). CRC Press.

Lawrence, J. M., J. C. Cobb, T. Talbot-Oliver, L. R. Plank. 2013. Situational cannibalism in Luidia clathrata (Echinodermata: Asteroidea. Pp. 159-163. Echinoderms in a Changing World (C. Johnson, editor). CRC Press.

Lawrence, J. M., C. F. Gaymer. 2012. Autotomy of rays of Heliaster helianthus (Asteroidea: Echinodermata). Zoosymposia. , 173-176.

Lawrence, J. M. 2013. The asteroid arm. Pp. 15-23. Starfish: biology and ecology of the Asteroidea. (J. M. Lawrence, ed.),The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Lawrence, J. M. 2013. Luidia. Pp. 109-119. Starfish: biology and ecology of the Asteroidea. (J. M. Lawrence, ed.),The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Byrne, ,M., T. D. O’Hara, J. M. Lawrence. 2013. Asterias amurensis. Pp. 174-180. Starfish: biology and ecology of the Asteroidea. (J. M. Lawrence, ed.),The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Lawrence, J. M. 2012. Form, function, food and feeding in stellate echinoderms. Zoosymposia. 7, 33-42.

Lawrence, J. M. 2012. Autotomy of rays of Heliaster heliantus (Asteroidea: Echinodermata). Zoosymposia. 7, 173-176.

Heflin, L. E., Gibbs, V. K., Powell, M. L., Makowsky, R., Lawrence, J. M., Lawrence, A. L., Watts, S. A., 2012. Effect of diet quality on nutrient allocation to the test and Aristotle's lantern in the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus (Lamarck, 1816). Journal of Shellfish Research, 31(3), 1-8.

Lawrence, J. M., J. C. Cobb, T. Talbot-Oliver. 2012. Density and dispersion of Luidia clathrata (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) in Old Tampa Bay. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology.

Lawrence, J. M., Y. Chang, X. Cao, A. L. Lawrence, S. A. Watts. 2011. Potential for production of uni by Strongylocentrotus intermedius using dry formulated feeds. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 422, 253-260.

Watts, S. A., Hofer, S. C., Desmond, R. A., Lawrence, J. M. 2011. The effect of temperature on feeding and growth characteristics of the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus fed a formulated feed. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 397: 188-195.

Lawrence, J. M., Keesing, J. M., Irvine, T. R. 2010. Population characteristics and biology of two populations of Archaster angulatus (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) in different habitats off the central-western Australian coast. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. doi:10.1017/S002531541000871.

Lawrence, J. M., J. Herrera. 2000. Stress and deviant reproduction in echinoderms. Zoological Studies. 39, 151-171.

Lawrence, J. M., A. Bazhin. 1998. Life-history strategies and the potential of sea urchins for aquaculture. Journal of Shellfish Research. 17, 1515-1522.

Lawrence, J. M. 1996. Mass mortality of echinoderms from abiotic factors. Echinoderm Studies. 5, 103-137.

Lawrence, J. M., J. Vasquez. 1996. The effect of sublethal predation on the biology of echinoderms. Oceanologica Acta. 19, 431-440.

Lawrence, J. M. 1992. Arm loss and regeneration in Asteroidea (Echinodermata). In: L. Scalera-Liaci, C. Canicatti (eds.). Echinoderm Research 1991. A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam. Pp. 39-52.

Lawrence, J. M. 1990. The effect of stress and disturbance on echinoderms. Zoological Science. 7, 17-28.

Lawrence, J. 1988. Functional consequences of the multiarmed condition in asteroids. In: R. D. Burke, P. V. Mladenov, P. Lambert, R. L. Parsley. (eds.). Echinoderm biology. A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam. Pp. 597-602.

Lawrence, J. M. 1984. The energetic echinoderm. In:. B. F. Keegan, B. D. S. O’Connor. (eds.) (PDF) Echinodermata. A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam. Pp. 47-67.

Lawrence, J. M. 1975. On the relationships between marine plants and sea urchins. (PDF) Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 13, 213-286.

Translations

Koehler, R. 1883. Recherches sur les Echinides des Côtes de Provence (Echinoids of the Coast of Provence). (English translation PDF 2,456 KB)

Vaney, C. 1907. Holothuries. Expédition Antarctique Française (1903-1905). (French Antarctic Expedition (1903-1905)) Masson et Cie, Paris. (English translation PDF)

Vaney, C. 1914. Holothuries. Deuxième Expédition Antarctique Française (1908-1910). Second French Antarctic Expedition (1908-1910)) Masson et Cie. Paris. (English translation PDF)

Viguier, C. 1879. Anatomie comparée du Squelette des Stellérides Viguier, C. 1879. Comparative anatomy of the skeleton of stellerides (English translation PDF)

Prouho, H. 1888. Recherches sur le Dorocidaris papillata et quelque autres Echinides de la Mediteranée. Studies on Dorocidaris papillata and some other echinoids of the Mediterranean Sea. (English translation, PDF)