Publications

 

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, in press.


Atkinson, Carla L., Alan D. Christian, Daniel E. Spooner and Caryn C. Vaughn. 2013. Long-lived organisms provide an integrative footprint of agricultural land use. Ecological Applications, out online.


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, DOI 10.1007/s13280-013-0420-8.


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.


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


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.


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


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, 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.


Allen, Daniel C. and Caryn C. Vaughn.  2011.  Density-dependent biodiversity effects on physical habitat modification by freshwater bivalves.  Ecology 95:1013-1019.

Nature highlight of this article, January 27 2011, 469:466.


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, 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


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.


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


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. 


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


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


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.


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.


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


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.


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. (Invited)


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.


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.


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.


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.


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. 


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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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, 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.  


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


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


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


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


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, 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.


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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 38:275-277.


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


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


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


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


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.