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24) Trackenberg, S.N.*, E.L. Richardson and J.D. Allen. 2020. Effects of embryo energy, egg size, and larval food supply on the development of asteroid echinoderms. Ecology and Evolution. 10: 7839-7850. PDF

23) Abdel-Raheem, S.T.* and J.D. Allen. 2019. Developmental consequences of temperature and salinity stress in the sand dollar Dendraster excentricus. Biological Bulletin.  237: 227-240. PDF

22) Pechenik, J.A., M. Levy and J.D. Allen. 2019. Instant Ocean versus natural seawater: impacts on aspects of reproduction and development in three marine invertebrates. Biological Bulletin. 237: 16-25. PDF

21) Hodin, J., A. Heyland, A. Mercier, B. Pernet, D.L. Cohen, J.F. Hamel, J.D. Allen, J.S. McAlister, M. Byrne, P. Cisternas and S.B. George. 2019. Culturing echinoderm larvae through metamorphosis. Pg. 125-169. In Methods in Cell Biology,Volume 150. Edited by Foltz, K.R. and Hamdoun, A. Academic Press. Request PDF.

20) Allen, J.D., E.L. Richardson, D. Deaker, A. Aguera, M. Byrne. 2019. Larval cloning in the crown-of-thorns sea star, a keystone coral predator. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 609: 271-276. PDF

19) Allen, J.D., A.M. Reitzel and W. Jaeckle. 2018. Asexual reproduction of marine invertebrate embryos and larvae. Pg. 67-81 In Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae. Edited by Carrier, T.J., A.M. Reitzel and A. Heyland. Oxford University Press. PDF

18) Harmon, E.A.* and J.D. Allen. 2018. Predator-induced plasticity in egg capsule deposition in the mudsnail Tritia obsoleta. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 586: 113-125. Request PDF

17) Allen, J.D., K.R. Schrage*, S.Foo, S-A. Watson and M. Byrne. 2017. The effects of salinity and pH on fertilization, early development and hatching in the Crown-of-Thorns Seastar. Diversity. 9: 13. PDF

16) Allen, J.D., A.M. Klompen*, E.J. Alpert* and A.J. Reft. 2017. Obligate planktotrophy in the Götte's larva of Stylochus ellipticus (Platyhelminthes). Invertebrate Reproduction and Development. 61: 110-118. Request PDF

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15) Allen, J.D., A.F. Armstrong* and S.L. Ziegler*. 2015. Environmental induction of polyembryony in echinoid echinoderms. Biological Bulletin. 229: 221-231. Request PDF

14) Schwab, D.B.* and J.D. Allen. 2014. Size-specific maternal effects in response to predator cues in an intertidal snail. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 499: 127-141. Request PDF

13) Allen, J.D. and A. Esquela-Kerscher. 2013. Gongylonema pulchrum infection in a resident of Williamsburg, Virginia, verified by genetic analysis. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 89(4): 755-757. IB CoverPDF 

12) Johnson, A.S., J.M. Salyers*, N.J. Alcorn*, O. Ellers and J.D. Allen. 2013. Externally visible fluorochrome marks and allometries of growing sea urchins. Invertebrate Biology. 132: 251-269. PDF  

11) Armstrong, A.F.*†, H.N. Blackburn*† and J.D. Allen. 2013. A novel report of hatching plasticity in the phylum Echinodermata. The American Naturalist. 181: 264-272. PDF

10) Allen, J.D. 2012. Effects of egg size reductions on development time and juvenile size in three species of echinoid echinoderms: implications for life history theory. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 422-423: 72-80. PDF 

9) Vaughn, D.† and J.D. Allen† 2010. The peril of the plankton. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 50: 552-570. PDF

8) Allen, J.D. and J.A. Pechenik. 2010. Understanding the effects of low salinity on fertilization success and early development in the sand dollar Echinarachnius parma. Biological Bulletin. 218: 189-199. PDF

7) Alcorn, N.J.* and J.D. Allen. 2009. How do changes in parental investment influence development in echinoid echinoderms? Evolution and Development. 11(6): 719-727. PDF

6) Allen, J.D. 2008. Size-specific predation on marine invertebrate larvae. Biological Bulletin. 214(1): 42-49. PDF

5) Allen, J.D. and B. Pernet. 2007. Intermediate modes of larval development: bridging the gap between planktotrophy and lecithotrophy. Evolution and Development. 9(6): 643-653. PDF

4) Allen, J.D. and J.S. McAlister. 2007. Testing rates of planktonic versus benthic predation in the field. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 347(1-2): 77-87. PDF

3) Moran, A.L. and J.D. Allen. 2007. How does metabolic rate scale with egg size? An experimental test with sea urchin embryos. Biological Bulletin. 212: 143-150. PDF

2) Allen, J.D. and R.D. Podolsky. 2007. Uncommon diversity in developmental mode and larval form in Macrophiothrix. Marine Biology. 151(1): 85-97. PDF

1) Allen, J.D., C. Zakas* and R.D. Podolsky. 2006. Effects of egg size reduction and larval feeding on juvenile quality for a species with facultative-feeding development. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 331(2): 186-197. PDF