In Press. Sikkel, P.C., C.A. Cook, L.P. Renoux, C.L. Bennet, L.J. Tuttle, and N.J. Smit. The distribution and host-association of a haemoparasite of damselfishes (Pomacentridae) from the eastern Caribbean based on a combination of morphology and 18S rDNA sequences. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. LINK

Accepted. Yoshizawa, M., A. Settle, M. Hermosura, L.J. Tuttle, N. Cetraros, C.N. Passow, and S.E. McGaugh. The Evolution of a Series of Behavioral Traits is Associated with Autism-Risk Genes in Cavefish. BMC Evolutionary Biology.

Ingeman, K.E., M.A. Albins, C.E. Benkwitt, S.J. Green, T.K. Kindinger, L.J. Tuttle, and M.A. Hixon (2017) Resolving differences in observed impacts of invasive lionfish and clarifying advice to managers. PeerJ Preprints 5:e3455v1 LINK

Tuttle, L.J. 2017. Direct and indirect effects of invasive lionfish on coral-reef cleaning mutualists. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 569: 163–172. PDF

Hadfield, K.A., L.J. Tuttle, and N.J. Smit. Elthusa winstoni sp. n. (Isopoda, Cymothoidae), a new fish parasitic isopod from Hawaii. Zonkeys. PDF

Tuttle, L.J., P.C. Sikkel, K. Cure, and M.A. Hixon. 2017. Parasite-mediated enemy release and low biotic resistance may facilitate invasion of Atlantic coral reefs by Pacific red lionfish (Pterois volitans). Biological Invasions. 19:563–575. PDF

Tuttle, L.J. 2016. Interactions among invasive Pacific red lionfish, fish parasites, and cleaning mutualisms native to Atlantic coral reefs. PhD dissertation: Oregon State University. 141p. LINK

Tuttle, L.J., R.W. Lamb, and A.L. Stringer. 2015. Invasive lionfish (Pterois volitans) learn to avoid a "spicy" prey fish. Proceedings of the 68th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference. 1-3.  PDF

Ramos-Ascherl, Z., E.H. Williams Jr., L. Bunkley-Williams, L.J. Tuttle, P.C. Sikkel, and M.A. Hixon. 2015. Parasitism in Pterois volitans from coastal waters of Puerto Rico, the Cayman Islands, and the Bahamas. Journal of Parasitology. 101: 50-56.  PDF

Hixon, M.A., M.A. Albins, C.E. Benkwitt, K.E. Ingeman, T.L. Kindinger, T.J. Pusack, L.J. Tuttle, and C.L. Wilcox. 2014. Invasive Lionfish: Threats and Solutions. Proceedings of the 67th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference. 1-2.  PDF

Sikkel, P.C., L.J. Tuttle, K. Cure, A.M. Coile, and M.A. Hixon. 2014. Low susceptibility of invasive red lionfish (Pterois volitans) to a generalist ectoparasite in both its introduced and native ranges. PLoS One. 9(5): e95854.  LINK


In Review & submitted

SubmittedTuttle, L.J., R.W. Lamb, and A.L. Stringer. Differential learning by native versus invasive predators to avoid distasteful cleaning mutualists. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.


in preparation

Tuttle, L.J., H.E. Robinson, C. Chan, D. Takagi, J.R. Strickler, P.H. Lenz, and D.K. Hartline. Escape of Copepods from an Approaching Predator: Theory and Observation. For Journal of the Royal Society Interface.

Tuttle, L.J., M. Fashingbauer, P.H. Lenz, and D.K. Hartline. Novel prey-capture kinematics of a larval fish that targets evasive prey. For Journal of Experimental Biology.

Green, S.J., E. Dilley, C.E. Benkwitt, A.C.D. Davis, K.E. Ingeman, T.K. Kindinger, L.J. Tuttle, and M.A. Hixon. Combined effects of predator and prey behaviors on prey selection in coral reef fishes. For Current Biology.

McCammon, A.M., L.J. Tuttle, S.M. Loerch, D. Nemeth, E.H. Williams Jr., and P.C. Sikkel. Host range of Neobendenia on coral reef fishes from the Northeastern Caribbean. For Bulletin of Marine Science.