Mark C. Belk - Publications

Biology Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, United States 
Evolution and Development Biology, Ecology Biology, Behavioral Sciences Psychology

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2020 Quinby BM, Belk MC, Creighton JC. Behavioral constraints on local adaptation and counter-gradient variation: Implications for climate change. Ecology and Evolution. 10: 6688-6701. PMID 32724542 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6399  0.68
2020 Roth-Monzón AJ, Belk MC, Zúñiga-Vega JJ, Johnson JB. Beyond Pairwise Interactions: Multispecies Character Displacement in Mexican Freshwater Fish Communities. The American Naturalist. 195: 983-996. PMID 32469659 DOI: 10.1086/708513  0.68
2020 Quinby BM, Feldman NS, Flaherty EA, Belk MC, Smith ADF, Creighton JC. Isotopic discrimination between carrion and elytra clippings of lab-reared American burying beetles (Nicrophorus americanus): Implications for conservation and evaluation of feeding relationships in the wild. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry : Rcm. PMID 32196781 DOI: 10.1002/rcm.8785  0.68
2018 Brown HN, Gale BH, Johnson JB, Belk MC. Testes mass in the livebearing fish (Poeciliidae) varies hypoallometrically with body size but not between predation environments. Ecology and Evolution. 8: 11656-11662. PMID 30598764 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4618  0.68
2017 Smith AN, Creighton JC, Belk MC. Why does it take two to tango? Lifetime fitness consequences of parental care in a burying beetle. Plos One. 12: e0186466. PMID 29088220 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186466  0.68
2017 Rasmussen JE, Belk MC. Predation environment affects boldness temperament of neotropical livebearers. Ecology and Evolution. 7: 3059-3066. PMID 28480005 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2886  1
2016 Belk MC, Schaalje GB. Multivariate heritability of shape in June sucker (Chasmistes liorus) and Utah sucker (Catostomus ardens): shape as a functional trait for discriminating closely related species. Development Genes and Evolution. PMID 27138282 DOI: 10.1007/s00427-016-0547-2  1
2016 Belk MC, Billman EJ, Ellsworth C, McMillan BR. Does habitat restoration increase coexistence of native stream fishes with introduced brown trout: A case study on the middle Provo River, Utah, USA Water (Switzerland). 8. DOI: 10.3390/w8040121  1
2016 Smith AN, Creighton JC, Belk MC. A good day to die: bridging the gap between costs and benefits of parental care Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 1-5. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-016-2149-4  0.68
2015 Smith AN, Creighton JC, Belk MC. Differences in Patterns of Reproductive Allocation between the Sexes in Nicrophorus orbicollis. Plos One. 10: e0143762. PMID 26600016 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143762  0.68
2015 Wesner JS, Meyers P, Billman EJ, Belk MC. Habitat selection and consumption across a landscape of multiple predators. Ecology and Evolution. 5: 121-9. PMID 25628869 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1256  1
2015 Wesner JS, Belk MC. Variation in the trophic position of common stream fishes and its relationship to the presence of a rare fish, northern leatherside chub (Lepidomeda copei) Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 24: 234-241. DOI: 10.1111/eff.12140  1
2015 Houston DD, Mitchell KS, Clouse JW, Maughan PJ, Curtis Creighton J, Smith AN, Bybee SM, Belk MC. SNP development in North American burying beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae): a tool to inform conservation decisions Conservation Genetics Resources. 7: 349-352. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-015-0438-2  1
2014 Laidlaw CT, Condon JM, Belk MC. Viability costs of reproduction and behavioral compensation in western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis). Plos One. 9: e110524. PMID 25365426 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110524  1
2014 Smith AN, Belk MC, Creighton JC. Residency time as an indicator of reproductive restraint in male burying beetles. Plos One. 9: e109165. PMID 25295755 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109165  1
2014 Billman EJ, Belk MC. Effect of age-based and environment-based cues on reproductive investment in Gambusia affinis. Ecology and Evolution. 4: 1611-22. PMID 24967079 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1055  1
2014 Ingley SJ, Billman EJ, Belk MC, Johnson JB. Morphological divergence driven by predation environment within and between species of Brachyrhaphis fishes. Plos One. 9: e90274. PMID 24587309 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090274  1
2014 Billman EJ, Rasmussen JE, Creighton JC, Johnson JB, Belk MC. A multivariate approach to the analysis of within lifetime variation in life history Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 5: 797-805. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12211  1
2014 Billman EJ, Creighton JC, Belk MC. Prior experience affects allocation to current reproduction in a burying beetle Behavioral Ecology. 25: 813-818. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/aru051  1
2014 Meyers PJ, Belk MC. Shape variation in a benthic stream fish across flow regimes Hydrobiologia. 738: 147-154. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-014-1926-1  1
2014 Creighton JC, Smith AN, Komendat A, Belk MC. Dynamics of biparental care in a burying beetle: experimental handicapping results in partner compensation Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-014-1839-z  1
2013 Gale BH, Johnson JB, Bruce Schaalje G, Belk MC. Effects of predation environment and food availability on somatic growth in the Livebearing Fish Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora (Pisces: Poeciliidae). Ecology and Evolution. 3: 326-33. PMID 23467582 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.459  1
2013 Billman EJ, Kreitzer JD, Creighton JC, Habit E, McMillan B, Belk MC. Habitat enhancement and native fish conservation: Can enhancement of channel complexity promote the coexistence of native and introduced fishes? Environmental Biology of Fishes. 96: 555-566. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-012-0041-2  1
2012 Hassell EM, Meyers PJ, Billman EJ, Rasmussen JE, Belk MC. Ontogeny and sex alter the effect of predation on body shape in a livebearing fish: sexual dimorphism, parallelism, and costs of reproduction. Ecology and Evolution. 2: 1738-46. PMID 22957177 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.278  1
2012 Wesner JS, Billman EJ, Belk MC. Multiple predators indirectly alter community assembly across ecological boundaries. Ecology. 93: 1674-82. PMID 22919913 DOI: 10.1890/11-2061.1  1
2012 Wesner JS, Belk MC. Habitat relationships among biodiversity indicators and co-occurring species in a freshwater fish community Animal Conservation. 15: 445-456. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2012.00538.x  1
2012 Rasmussen JE, Belk MC. Dispersal behavior correlates with personality of a North American fish Current Zoology. 58: 260-270.  1
2011 Kreitzer JD, Billman EJ, Belk MC, Rader RB. Growth of young June sucker (Chasmistes liorus) is associated with zooplankton density in Utah Lake Western North American Naturalist. 71: 499-506. DOI: 10.3398/064.071.0407  1
2011 Belk MC, Cary Tuckfield R. Effect of density on growth and survival of young June sucker Western North American Naturalist. 71: 490-498. DOI: 10.3398/064.071.0406  1
2011 Belk MC, Rader RB, Mills MD. Lake suckers in the western USA: History, ecology, and birliography of an endangered genus Western North American Naturalist. 71: 437-441. DOI: 10.3398/064.071.0401  1
2011 Rader RB, Belk MC, Hotchkiss R, Brown J. The stream-lake ecotone: Potential habitat for juvenile endangered June suckers (Chasmistes liorus) Western North American Naturalist. 70: 553-561. DOI: 10.3398/064.070.0415  1
2011 Billman EJ, Tjarks BJ, Belk MC. Effect of predation and habitat quality on growth and reproduction of a stream fish Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 20: 102-113. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0633.2010.00465.x  1
2011 Wesner JS, Billman EJ, Meier A, Belk MC. Morphological convergence during pregnancy among predator and nonpredator populations of the livebearing fish Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora (Teleostei: Poeciliidae) Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 104: 386-392. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01715.x  1
2010 Ellsworth CM, Belk MC, Keleher CJ. Residence time and drift patterns of larval June sucker Chasmistes liorus in the lower Provo River as determined by otolith microstructure. Journal of Fish Biology. 77: 526-37. PMID 20701638 DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2010.02701.x  1
2010 Belk MC, Tuckfield RC. Changing costs of reproduction: Age-based differences in reproductive allocation and escape performance in a livebearing fish Oikos. 119: 163-169. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2009.17742.x  1
2010 Kreitzer JD, Belk MC, Gonzalez DB, Tuckfield RC, Shiozawa DK, Rasmussen JE. Ontogenetic diet shift in the June sucker Chasmistes liorus (Cypriniformes, Catostomidae) in the early juvenile stage Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 19: 433-438. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0633.2010.00427.x  1
2010 Habit E, Piedra P, Ruzzante DE, Walde SJ, Belk MC, Cussac VE, Gonzalez J, Colin N. Changes in the distribution of native fishes in response to introduced species and other anthropogenic effects Global Ecology and Biogeography. 19: 697-710. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00541.x  1
2009 Aedo JR, Belk MC, Habit EM. Geographic variation in age, growth and size structure of Percilia irwini from south-central Chile Journal of Fish Biology. 74: 278-284. PMID 20735539 DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.02113.x  1
2009 Creighton JC, Heflin ND, Belk MC. Cost of reproduction, resource quality, and terminal investment in a burying beetle. The American Naturalist. 174: 673-84. PMID 19775240 DOI: 10.1086/605963  1
2009 Belk MC, Mcgee MN, Shiozawa DK. Effects of elevation and genetic introgression on growth of Colorado River cutthroat trout Western North American Naturalist. 69: 56-62. DOI: 10.3398/064.069.0116  1
2009 Rasmussen JE, Belk MC, Peck SL. Endangered species augmentation: A case study of alternative rearing methods Endangered Species Research. 8: 225-232. DOI: 10.3354/esr00219  1
2009 Billman EJ, Belk MC. Growth and survival of juvenile June suckers in enclosures in Utah Lake: Feasibility of modified cage culture for an endangered species North American Journal of Aquaculture. 71: 281-286. DOI: 10.1577/A08-049.1  1
2009 Hays MD, Monk SK, Hawkes TP, Webb JR, Hotchkiss RH, Belk M, Rader R. Fish passage can be improved by introducing hydraulic refuge. can the effects be quantified? Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 - World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers. 342: 3092-3106. DOI: 10.1061/41036(342)313  1
2009 Creighton JC, Bastarache R, Lomolino MV, Belk MC. Effect of forest removal on the abundance of the endangered American burying beetle, Nicrophorus americanus (Coleoptera: Silphidae) Journal of Insect Conservation. 13: 37-43. DOI: 10.1007/s10841-007-9115-4  1
2008 Mock KE, Bjerregaard LS, Belk MC, Rowe C, Johnson JB. Microsatellite markers for leatherside chubs Lepidomeda aliciae and Lepidomeda copei. Molecular Ecology Resources. 8: 172-4. PMID 21585748 DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01915.x  1
2008 Belk MC, Benson LJ, Rasmussen J, Peck SL. Hatchery-induced morphological variation in an endangered fish: A challenge for hatchery-based recovery efforts Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 65: 401-408. DOI: 10.1139/F07-176  1
2007 Ayala JR, Rader RB, Belk MC, Schaalje GB. Ground-truthing the impact of invasive species: Spatio-temporal overlap between native least chub and introduced western mosquitofish Biological Invasions. 9: 857-869. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-006-9087-4  1
2007 Habit E, Belk MC, Parra O. Response of the riverine fish community to the construction and operation of a diversion hydropower plant in central Chile Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 17: 37-49. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.774  1
2006 Rogers DS, Belk MC, González MW, Coleman BL. Patterns of habitat use by bats along a riparian corridor in northern Utah Southwestern Naturalist. 51: 52-58. DOI: 10.1894/0038-4909(2006)51[52:POHUBB]2.0.CO;2  1
2006 Houston DD, Belk MC. Geographic variation in somatic growth of redside shiner Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 135: 801-810. DOI: 10.1577/T05-082.1  1
2006 Nannini MA, Belk MC. Antipredator responses of two native stream fishes to an introduced predator: Does similarity in morphology predict similarity in behavioural response? Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 15: 453-463. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0633.2006.00177.x  1
2006 Habit E, Belk MC, Tuckfield RC, Parra O. Response of the fish community to human-induced changes in the Biobío River in Chile Freshwater Biology. 51: 1-11. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2005.01461.x  1
2005 Belk MC, Johnson JB, Wilson KW, Smith ME, Houston DD. Variation in intrinsic individual growth rate among populations of leatherside chub (Snyderichthys copei Jordan & Gilbert): Adaptation to temperature or length of growing season? Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 14: 177-184. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0633.2005.00091.x  1
2005 Rader RB, Belk MC, Shiozawa DK, Crandall KA. Empirical tests for ecological exchangeability Animal Conservation. 8: 239-247. DOI: 10.1017/S1367943005002271  1
2005 Olsen DG, Belk MC. Relationship of diurnal habitat use of native stream fishes of the eastern Great Basin to presence of introduced salmonids Western North American Naturalist. 65: 501-506.  1
2004 Johnson JB, Dowling TE, Belk MC. Neglected taxonomy of rare desert fishes: Congruent evidence for two species of leatherside chub Systematic Biology. 53: 841-855. PMID 15764555 DOI: 10.1080/10635150490522557  1
2004 Mills MD, Rader RB, Belk MC. Complex interactions between native and invasive fish: the simultaneous effects of multiple negative interactions. Oecologia. 141: 713-21. PMID 15322899 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-004-1695-z  1
2004 Johnson JB, Belk MC. Temperate Utah chub form valid otolith annuli in the absence of fluctuating water temperature Journal of Fish Biology. 65: 293-298. DOI: 10.1111/j.0022-1112.2004.00437.x  1
2004 Hanks JH, Belk MC. Threatened fishes of the world: Iotichthys phlegethontis Cope, 1874 (Cyprinidae) Environmental Biology of Fishes. 71: 378. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-004-1030-x  1
2004 Bell A, Belk MC. Diet of the leatherside chub, Snyderichthys copei, in the fall Western North American Naturalist. 64: 413-416.  1
2004 Mills MD, Belk MC, Rader RB, Brown JE. Age and growth of least chub, Iotichthys phlegethontis, in wild populations Western North American Naturalist. 64: 409-412.  1
2003 Rader RB, Belk MC, Keleher MJ. The Introduction of an Invasive Snail (Melanoides tuberculata) to Spring Ecosystems of the Bonneville Basin, Utah Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 18: 647-657.  1
2003 Kremer SR, Belk MC. Effects of habitat disturbance on diets of Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) in a cold desert Western North American Naturalist. 63: 56-62.  1
2002 Belk MC, Houston DD. Bergmann's rule in ectotherms: a test using freshwater fishes. The American Naturalist. 160: 803-8. PMID 18707466 DOI: 10.1086/343880  1
2002 Schaalje GB, Shaw JL, Belk MC. Using nonlinear hierarchical models for analyzing annulus-based size-at-age data Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 59: 1524-1532. DOI: 10.1139/f02-120  1
2001 Johnson JB, Belk MC. Predation environment predicts divergent life-history phenotypes among populations of the livebearing fish Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora. Oecologia. 126: 142-149. PMID 28547433 DOI: 10.1007/s004420000504  0.68
2001 Belk MC, Whitney MJ, Schaalje GB. Complex effects of predators: Determining vulnerability of the endangered June sucker to an introduced predator Animal Conservation. 4: 251-256. DOI: 10.1017/S1367943001001299  1
2001 Johnson JB, Belk MC. Predation environment predicts divergent life-history phenotypes among populations of the livebearing fish Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora Oecologia. 126: 142-149. DOI: 10.1007/s004420000504  1
2001 Smith ME, Belk MC. Risk assessment in western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis): Do multiple cues have additive effects? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 51: 101-107. DOI: 10.1007/s002650100415  1
2001 Wilson KW, Belk MC. Habitat characteristics of leatherside chub (Gila copei) at two spatial scales Western North American Naturalist. 61: 36-42.  1
2000 Whitney M, Belk MC. Threatened fishes of the world: Chasmistes liorus Jordan, 1878 (Catostomidae) Environmental Biology of Fishes. 57: 362. DOI: 10.1023/A:1007682911836  1
1999 Johnson JB, Belk MC. Effects of predation on life-history evolution in Utah chub (Gila atraria) Copeia. 948-957.  1
1999 Walser CA, Belk MC, Shiozawa DK. Habitat use of leatherside chub (Gila copei) in the presence of predatory brown trout (Salmo trutta) Great Basin Naturalist. 59: 272-277.  1
1998 Belk MC. Predator-induced delayed maturity in bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus): Variation among populations Oecologia. 113: 203-209. DOI: 10.1007/s004420050369  1
1998 Belk MC. Age and growth of June sucker (Chasmistes liorus) from otoliths Great Basin Naturalist. 58: 390-392.  1
1996 Belk MC, Smith MH. Pelage coloration in oldfield mice (Peromyscus polionotus): Antipredator adaptation? Journal of Mammalogy. 77: 882-890.  1
1995 Belk MC. Variation in growth and age at maturity in bluegill sunfish: genetic or environmental effects? Journal of Fish Biology. 47: 237-247. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.1995.tb01891.x  1
1995 Johnson JB, Belk MC, Shiozawa DK. Age, growth, and reproduction of leatherside chub (Gila copei) Great Basin Naturalist. 55: 183-187.  1
1994 Belk MC, Lydeard C. Effect of Gambusia holbrooki on a similar-sized, syntopic poeciliid, Heterandria formosa: Competitor or predator? Copeia. 296-302.  1
1993 Belk MC. Growth and mortality of juvenile sunfishes (Lepomis sp.) under heavy predation Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 2: 91-98. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0633.1993.tb00088.x  1
1993 Belk MC, Hales Jnr LS. Predation-induced differences in growth and reproduction of bluegills (Lepomis macrochirus) Copeia. 1034-1044.  1
1993 Thurber DK, Belk MC, Black HL, Jorgensen CD, Hubbell SP, Foster RB. Dispersion and mortality of colonies of the tropical ant Paraponera clavata Biotropica. 25: 215-221.  1
1989 Belk MC, Black HL, Jorgensen CD, Hubbell SP, Foster RB. Nest tree selectivity by the tropical ant, Paraponera clavata Biotropica. 21: 173-177.  1
1988 Belk MC, Smith HD, Lawson J. Use and partitioning of montane habitat by small mammals Journal of Mammalogy. 69: 688-695.  1
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