Green, S.J., E.R. Dilley*, C.E. Benkwitt, A.C.D. Davis, K.E. Ingeman, T.K. Kindinger, L.J. Tuttle, M.A. Hixon. 2019. Trait-mediated foraging drives patterns of selective predation by native and invasive coral reef fishes. Ecosphere. 10(6):e02752. LINK
undergraduate mentee

Fashingbauer*, M.C., L.J. Tuttle (corresponding author), H.E. Robinson, J.R. Strickler, D.K. Hartline, and P.H. Lenz. 2019. Predatory posture and performance in a precocious larval fish targeting evasive copepods. Journal of Experimental Biology. 222(9):jeb191411. LINK - PDF
undergraduate mentee

Worsham, M., V.F.L. Fernandes, A. Settle, C. Balaan, K. Lactaoen, L.J. Tuttle, and M. Iwashita, and M. Yoshizawa. 2019. Behavioral tracking and neuromast imaging of Mexican cavefish. JoVE 146:e59099 LINK - PDF

Tuttle, L.J., H.E. Robinson, D. Takagi, J.R. Strickler, P.H. Lenz, and D.K. Hartline. 2019. Going with the flow: Hydrodynamic cues trigger directed escapes from a stalking predator. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 16:20180776. LINK - PDF


Sikkel, P.C., C.A. Cook, L.P. Renoux, C.L. Bennet, L.J. Tuttle, and N.J. Smit. 2018. 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. 7(2):213–220. LINK

Yoshizawa, M., A. Settle, M. Hermosura, L.J. Tuttle, N. Cetraros, C.N. Passow, and S.E. McGaugh. 2018. The Evolution of a Series of Behavioral Traits is Associated with Autism-Risk Genes in Cavefish. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 18:89. LINK - PDF


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. 2017. Elthusa winstoni sp. n. (Isopoda, Cymothoidae), a new fish parasitic isopod from Hawaii. ZooKeys. 661:125–135. LINK - 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. LINK - 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. LINK - 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 progress

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 prep. 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.