Picardi, S., Ranc, N., Smith, B.J., Coates, P.S., Mathews, S.R., & Dahlgren, D.K. Individual variation in temporal dynamics of post-release habitat selection. Frontiers in Conservation Science 2: 703906. DOI: 10.3389/fcosc.2021.703906

Fieberg, J., Signer, J., Smith, B.J., & Avgar, T. 2021. A ‘how-to’ guide for interpreting parameters in
habitat-selection analyses. Journal of Animal Ecology 90: 1027-1043. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13441


Roberts, K.E., Smith, B.J., Burkholder, D., & Hart, K.M. 2021. Evaluating the use of marine protected
areas by endangered species: A habitat selection approach. Ecological Solutions and Evidence 2: e12035.
DOI: 10.1002/2688-8319.12035


Hart, K.M., Guzy, J.C., & Smith, B.J. 2021. Drivers of realized satellite tracking duration in marine turtles.
Movement Ecology 9 (1): 1-14. DOI: 10.1186/s40462-020-00237-3

Whitney, N.M., White, C.F., Smith, B.J., Cherkiss, M.S., Mazzotti, F.J., & Hart, K.M. 2021. Accelerometry to
study fine-scale activity of invasive Burmese pythons (Python bivittatus) in the wild. Animal Biotelemetry 9 (1):
1-13. DOI: 10.1186/s40317-020-00227-7


Griffin, L.P., Smith, B.J., Cherkiss, M.S., Crowder, A.G., Pollock, C.G., Hillis-Starr, Z., Danylchuk, A.J., & Hart, K.M. (2020). Space use and relative habitat selection for immature green turtles within a Caribbean marine protected area. Animal Biotelemetry, 8: 22. doi:10.1186/s40317-020-00209-9

Picardi, S., Smith, B.J., Boone, M.E., Frederick, P.C., Cecere, J.G., Rubolini, D., Serra, L., Pirrello, S., Borkhataria, R.R., & Basille, M. (2020). Analysis of movement recursions to detect reproductive events and estimate their fate in central place foragers. Movement Ecology 8: 24. doi:10.1186/s40462-020-00201-1

Hart, K. M., Lamont, M.M., Iverson, A.R., & Smith, B. J. (2020). The Importance of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico to Foraging Loggerhead Sea Turtles. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7: 330. doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.00330


Smith, B. J., Selby, T. H., Cherkiss, M. S., Crowder, A. G., Hillis-Starr, Z., Pollock, C. G., & Hart, K. M. (2019). Acoustic tag retention rate varies between juvenile green and hawksbill sea turtles. Animal Biotelemetry 7: 15. doi:10.1186/s40317-019-0177-3

Selby, T. H., Hart, K. M., Fujisaki, I., Smith, B. J., Pollock, C. J., Hillis-Starr, Z., Lundgren, I., & Oli, M. K. (2019) Juvenile hawksbill residency and habitat use within a Caribbean marine protected area. Endangered Species Research, 40: 53–64. doi:10.3354/esr00975

Demopoulos, A. W. J., McClain-Counts, J., Bourque, J. R., Prouty, N., Smith, B. J., Brooke, S., Ross, S.W., & Ruppel, C. (2019). Examination of Bathymodiolus childressi nutritional sources, isotopic niches, and food-web linkages at two seeps in the US Atlantic margin using stable isotope analysis and mixing models. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 148: 1–14. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2019.04.002

Hunter, M. E., Meigs-Friend, G., Ferrante, J. A., Smith, B. J., & Hart, K. M. (2019). Efficacy of eDNA as an early detection indicator for Burmese pythons in the ARM Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in the greater Everglades ecosystem. Ecological Indicators 102(July 2019): 617–622. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.02.058


Mazzotti, F. J., Smith, B. J., Squires, M. A., Cherkiss, M. S., Farris, S. C., Hackett, C., Hart, K. M., Briggs-Gonzalez, V., & Brandt, L. A. (2019). Influence of salinity on relative density of American crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus) in Everglades National Park: Implications for restoration of Everglades ecosystems. Ecological Indicators 102(July 2019): 608–616. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.03.002


Denton, M. J., Demopoulos, A. W. J., Baldwin, J. D., Smith, B. J., & Hart, K. M. (2019). Stable Isotope Analysis Enhances Our Understanding of Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) Foraging Ecology. Estuaries and Coasts 42(2): 596–611. doi:10.1007/s12237-018-0476-6



Hunter, M. E., Johnson, N. A., Smith, B. J., Davis, M. C., Butterfield, J. S. S., Snow, R. W., & Hart, K. M. (2018). Cytonuclear discordance in the Florida Everglades invasive Burmese python (Python bivittatus) population reveals possible hybridization with the Indian python (P. molurus). Ecology and Evolution 8(17): 9034–9047. doi:10.1002/ece3.4423


Smith, B. J., Hart, K. M., Mazzotti, F. J., Basille, M., & Romagosa, C. M. (2018). Evaluating GPS biologging technology for studying spatial ecology of large constricting snakes. Animal Biotelemetry 6: 1. doi:10.1186/s40317-018-0145-3



Bonneau, M., Johnson, F. A., Smith, B. J., Romagosa, C. M., Martin, J., & Mazzotti, F. J. (2017). Optimal Control of an Invasive Species Using a Reaction-Diffusion Model and Linear Programming. Ecosphere, 8(October): e01979. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1979


Johnson, F. A., Smith, B. J., Bonneau, M., Martin, J., Romagosa, C., Mazzotti, F., Waddle, H., Reed, R. N., Ketterlin Eckles, J., & Vitt, L. J. (2017). Expert Elicitation, Uncertainty, and the Value of Information in Controlling Invasive Species. Ecological Economics 137: 83–90. doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.03.004


Mazzotti, F. J., Cherkiss, M. S., Parry, M., Beauchamp, J., Rochford, M., Smith, B. J., Hart, K., & Brandt, L. A. (2016). Large reptiles and cold temperatures: Do extreme cold spells set distributional limits for tropical reptiles in Florida? Ecosphere 7(8): e01439. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1439

Selby, T. H., Hart, K. M., Fujisaki, I., Smith, B. J., Pollock, C. J., Hillis-Starr, Z., Lundgren, I., & Oli, M. K. (2016). Can you hear me now? Range-testing a submerged passive acoustic receiver array in a Caribbean coral reef habitat. Ecology and Evolution 6(14): 4823–4835. doi:10.1002/ece3.2228

Smith, B. J., Cherkiss, M. S., Hart, K. M., Rochford, M. R., Selby, T. H., Snow, R. W., & Mazzotti, F. J. (2016). Betrayal: radio-tagged Burmese pythons reveal locations of conspecifics in Everglades National Park. Biological Invasions 18(11): 3239–3250. doi:10.1007/s10530-016-1211-5


Smith, B. J., Rochford, M. R., Brien, M., Cherkiss, M. S., Mazzotti, F. J., Snow, S., & Hart, K. M. (2015). Largest Breeding Aggregation of Burmese Pythons (Python bivittatus) Kuhl 1820 (Squamata: Pythonidae) and Implications for Potential Development of a Control Tool. IRCF Reptiles and Amphibians 22(1): 16–19. [PDF]


Hunter, M. E., Oyler-McCance, S. J., Dorazio, R. M., Fike, J. A., Smith, B. J., Hunter, C. T., Reed, R.N., & Hart, K. M. (2015). Environmental DNA (eDNA) Sampling Improves Occurrence and Detection Estimates of Invasive Burmese Pythons. Plos One 10(4): e0121655. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0121655

Hart, K. M., Cherkiss, M. S., Smith, B. J., Mazzotti, F. J., Fujisaki, I., Snow, R. W., & Dorcas, M. E. (2015). Home range, habitat use, and movement patterns of non-native Burmese pythons in Everglades National Park, Florida, USA. Animal Biotelemetry 3(1): 8. doi:10.1186/s40317-015-0022-2


Pittman, S. E., Hart, K. M., Cherkiss, M. S., Snow, R. W., Fujisaki, I., Smith, B. J., Mazzotti, F.J., & Dorcas, M. E. (2014). Homing of invasive Burmese pythons in South Florida: evidence for map and compass senses in snakes. Biology Letters 10(3): 20140040–20140040. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2014.0040


Krysko, K. L., Hart, K. M., Smith, B. J., Selby, T. H., Cherkiss, M. S., Coutu, N. T., Reichart, R. M., Nuñez, L. P., Mazzotti, F.J., & Snow, R. W. (2012). Record Length, Mass, and Clutch Size in the Nonindigenous Burmese Python, Python bivittatus Kuhl 1820 (Squamata: Pythonidae), in Florida. IRCF Reptiles and Amphibians 19(4): 267–270. [PDF]