MIchael P. Lesser - Publications

Microbiology University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States 
Microbiology Biology, Zoology Biology

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2022 Morrow KM, Pankey MS, Lesser MP. Community structure of coral microbiomes is dependent on host morphology. Microbiome. 10: 113. PMID 35902906 DOI: 10.1186/s40168-022-01308-w  0.35
2022 Sabrina Pankey M, Plachetzki DC, Macartney KJ, Gastaldi M, Slattery M, Gochfeld DJ, Lesser MP. Cophylogeny and convergence shape holobiont evolution in sponge-microbe symbioses. Nature Ecology & Evolution. PMID 35393600 DOI: 10.1038/s41559-022-01712-3  0.309
2020 Lesser MP, Slattery M. Will Coral Reef Sponges be Winners in the Anthropocene? Global Change Biology. PMID 32052520 DOI: 10.1111/Gcb.15039  0.365
2020 Fiore CL, Jarett JK, Steinert G, Lesser MP. Trait-Based Comparison of Coral and Sponge Microbiomes. Scientific Reports. 10: 2340. PMID 32047192 DOI: 10.1038/S41598-020-59320-9  0.771
2020 Lesser MP, Jarett JK, Fiore CL, Thompson MM, Pankey MS, Macartney KJ. A New “Business as Usual” Climate Scenario and the Stress Response of the Caribbean Coral Montastraea cavernosa Frontiers in Marine Science. 7. DOI: 10.3389/Fmars.2020.00728  0.766
2019 Shih JL, Selph KE, Wall CB, Wallsgrove NJ, Lesser MP, Popp BN. Trophic Ecology of the Tropical Pacific Sponge Mycale grandis Inferred from Amino Acid Compound-Specific Isotopic Analyses. Microbial Ecology. PMID 31312870 DOI: 10.1007/S00248-019-01410-X  0.374
2019 Slattery M, Pankey MS, Lesser MP. Annual Thermal Stress Increases a Soft Coral's Susceptibility to Bleaching. Scientific Reports. 9: 8064. PMID 31147567 DOI: 10.1038/S41598-019-44566-9  0.36
2019 Lesser MP, Thompson MM, Walker CW. Effects of Thermal Stress and Ocean Acidification on the Expression of the Retrotransposon Steamer in the Softshell Mya arenaria Journal of Shellfish Research. 38: 535. DOI: 10.2983/035.038.0304  0.32
2019 Lesser MP, Slattery M, Laverick JH, Macartney KJ, Bridge TC. Global community breaks at 60 m on mesophotic coral reefs Global Ecology and Biogeography. 28: 1403-1416. DOI: 10.1111/Geb.12940  0.445
2019 Lesser MP, Morrow KM, Pankey MS. N2 fixation, and the relative contribution of fixed N, in corals from Curaçao and Hawaii Coral Reefs. 38: 1145-1158. DOI: 10.1007/S00338-019-01863-Z  0.329
2019 Lesser MP, Mueller B, Pankey MS, Macartney KJ, Slattery M, Goeij JM. Depth‐dependent detritus production in the sponge, Halisarca caerulea Limnology and Oceanography. 65: 1200-1216. DOI: 10.1002/Lno.11384  0.387
2018 Morrow KM, Tedford AR, Pankey MS, Lesser MP. A Member of the Roseobacter Clade, Octadecabacter sp., is the Dominant Symbiont in the Brittle Star Amphipholis squamata. Fems Microbiology Ecology. PMID 29471328 DOI: 10.1093/Femsec/Fiy030  0.353
2018 Laverick JH, Piango S, Andradi-Brown DA, Exton DA, Bongaerts P, Bridge TCL, Lesser MP, Pyle RL, Slattery M, Wagner D, Rogers AD. To what extent do mesophotic coral ecosystems and shallow reefs share species of conservation interest? A systematic review Environmental Evidence. 7. DOI: 10.1186/S13750-018-0127-1  0.391
2018 Lesser MP, Slattery M, Mobley CD. Biodiversity and Functional Ecology of Mesophotic Coral Reefs Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 49: 49-71. DOI: 10.1146/Annurev-Ecolsys-110617-062423  0.377
2017 Lesser MP, Morrow KM, Pankey SM, Noonan SHC. Diazotroph diversity and nitrogen fixation in the coral Stylophora pistillata from the great barrier reef. The Isme Journal. PMID 29222444 DOI: 10.1038/S41396-017-0008-6  0.362
2017 Jarett JK, MacManes MD, Morrow KM, Pankey MS, Lesser MP. Comparative Genomics of Color Morphs In the Coral Montastraea cavernosa. Scientific Reports. 7: 16039. PMID 29167578 DOI: 10.1038/S41598-017-16371-9  0.741
2017 Slattery M, Lesser MP. Allelopathy-mediated Competition in Microbial Mats from Antarctic Lakes. Fems Microbiology Ecology. PMID 28334326 DOI: 10.1093/Femsec/Fix019  0.418
2017 Andradi-Brown DA, Vermeij MJA, Slattery M, Lesser M, Bejarano I, Appeldoorn R, Goodbody-Gringley G, Chequer AD, Pitt JM, Eddy C, Smith SR, Brokovich E, Pinheiro HT, Jessup ME, Shepherd B, et al. Large-scale invasion of western Atlantic mesophotic reefs by lionfish potentially undermines culling-based management Biological Invasions. 19: 939-954. DOI: 10.1007/S10530-016-1358-0  0.332
2016 Bhattacharya D, Agrawal S, Aranda M, Baumgarten S, Belcaid M, Drake JL, Erwin D, Foret S, Gates RD, Gruber DF, Kamel B, Lesser MP, Levy O, Liew YJ, MacManes M, et al. Comparative genomics explains the evolutionary success of reef-forming corals. Elife. 5. PMID 27218454 DOI: 10.7554/Elife.13288  0.386
2016 Morrow KM, Fiore C, Lesser M. Environmental drivers of microbial community shifts in the giant barrel sponge, Xestospongia muta, over a shallow to mesophotic depth gradient. Environmental Microbiology. PMID 26769079 DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.13226  0.694
2016 Lesser Mp, MacManes M. Transcriptomic Resources for the Rocky Intertidal Blue MusselMytilus edulisfrom the Gulf of Maine Journal of Shellfish Research. 35: 435-465. DOI: 10.2983/035.035.0218  0.341
2016 Laverick JH, Andradi-Brown DA, Exton DA, Bongaerts P, Bridge TCL, Lesser MP, Pyle RL, Slattery M, Wagner D, Rogers AD. To what extent do mesophotic coral ecosystems and shallow reefs share species of conservation interest? Environmental Evidence. 5. DOI: 10.1186/S13750-016-0068-5  0.396
2016 Lesser MP, Fiore C, Slattery M, Zaneveld J. Climate change stressors destabilize the microbiome of the Caribbean barrel sponge, Xestospongia muta Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 475: 11-18. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jembe.2015.11.004  0.673
2016 Jarett JK, Gochfeld DJ, Lesser MP. Aposematic coloration does not deter corallivory by fish on the coral Montastraea cavernosa Coral Reefs. 1-5. DOI: 10.1007/S00338-016-1443-Y  0.705
2016 Loya Y, Eyal G, Treibitz T, Lesser MP, Appeldoorn R. Theme section on mesophotic coral ecosystems: advances in knowledge and future perspectives Coral Reefs. 35: 1-9. DOI: 10.1007/S00338-016-1410-7  0.347
2016 Lesser MP. Climate change stressors cause metabolic depression in the blue mussel,Mytilus edulis, from the Gulf of Maine Limnology and Oceanography. 61: 1705-1717. DOI: 10.1002/Lno.10326  0.402
2015 Fiore CL, Labrie M, Jarett JK, Lesser MP. Transcriptional activity of the giant barrel sponge, Xestospongia muta Holobiont: molecular evidence for metabolic interchange. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6: 364. PMID 25972851 DOI: 10.3389/Fmicb.2015.00364  0.767
2015 Slattery M, Gochfeld DJ, Diaz MC, Thacker RW, Lesser MP. Variability in chemical defense across a shallow to mesophotic depth gradient in the Caribbean sponge Plakortis angulospiculatus Coral Reefs. DOI: 10.1007/S00338-015-1324-9  0.391
2014 Slattery M, Lesser MP. Allelopathy in the tropical alga Lobophora variegata (Phaeophyceae): mechanistic basis for a phase shift on mesophotic coral reefs? Journal of Phycology. 50: 493-505. PMID 26988322 DOI: 10.1111/Jpy.12160  0.386
2014 Lesser MP, Jarett JK. Culture-dependent and culture-independent analyses reveal no prokaryotic community shifts or recovery of Serratia marcescens in Acropora palmata with white pox disease. Fems Microbiology Ecology. 88: 457-67. PMID 24597458 DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12311  0.701
2014 Edmunds PJ, Burgess SC, Putnam HM, Baskett ML, Bramanti L, Fabina NS, Han X, Lesser MP, Madin JS, Wall CB, Yost DM, Gates RD. Evaluating the causal basis of ecological success within the scleractinia: an integral projection model approach Marine Biology. 161: 2719-2734. DOI: 10.1007/S00227-014-2547-Y  0.358
2013 Lesser MP, Slattery M. Ecology of Caribbean sponges: are top-down or bottom-up processes more important? Plos One. 8: e79799. PMID 24244563 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0079799  0.388
2013 Olson ND, Lesser MP. Diazotrophic diversity in the Caribbean coral, Montastraea cavernosa. Archives of Microbiology. 195: 853-9. PMID 24217873 DOI: 10.1007/S00203-013-0937-Z  0.375
2013 Fiore CL, Jarett JK, Lesser MP. Symbiotic prokaryotic communities from different populations of the giant barrel sponge, Xestospongia muta. Microbiologyopen. 2: 938-52. PMID 24124112 DOI: 10.1002/mbo3.135  0.771
2013 Fiore CL, Baker DM, Lesser MP. Nitrogen biogeochemistry in the Caribbean sponge, Xestospongia muta: a source or sink of dissolved inorganic nitrogen? Plos One. 8: e72961. PMID 23991166 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0072961  0.649
2013 Jarett J, Fiore C, Mazel C, Lesser M. Fluorescent epibiotic microbial community on the carapace of a Bahamian ostracod. Archives of Microbiology. 195: 595-604. PMID 23861150 DOI: 10.1007/S00203-013-0911-9  0.752
2013 Brazeau DA, Lesser MP, Slattery M. Genetic structure in the coral, Montastraea cavernosa: assessing genetic differentiation among and within Mesophotic reefs. Plos One. 8: e65845. PMID 23734263 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0065845  0.319
2013 Walker CW, Lesser MP, Unuma T. Sea Urchin Gametogenesis – Structural, Functional and Molecular/Genomic Biology Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science. 38: 25-43. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-396491-5.00003-4  0.33
2013 Lesser MP, Stat M, Gates RD. The endosymbiotic dinoflagellates (Symbiodinium sp.) of corals are parasites and mutualists Coral Reefs. 32: 603-611. DOI: 10.1007/S00338-013-1051-Z  0.374
2012 Lesser MP. Using energetic budgets to assess the effects of environmental stress on corals: are we measuring the right things? Coral Reefs. 32: 25-33. DOI: 10.1007/S00338-012-0993-X  0.33
2011 Slattery M, Lesser MP, Brazeau D, Stokes MD, Leichter JJ. Connectivity and stability of mesophotic coral reefs Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 408: 32-41. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jembe.2011.07.024  0.414
2011 Lesser MP, Slattery M. Phase shift to algal dominated communities at mesophotic depths associated with lionfish (Pterois volitans) invasion on a Bahamian coral reef Biological Invasions. 13: 1855-1868. DOI: 10.1007/S10530-011-0005-Z  0.424
2010 Fiore CL, Jarett JK, Olson ND, Lesser MP. Nitrogen fixation and nitrogen transformations in marine symbioses. Trends in Microbiology. 18: 455-63. PMID 20674366 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tim.2010.07.001  0.759
2010 Lesser MP, Slattery M, Stat M, Ojimi M, Gates RD, Grottoli A. Photoacclimatization by the coral Montastraea cavernosa in the mesophotic zone: light, food, and genetics. Ecology. 91: 990-1003. PMID 20462114 DOI: 10.1890/09-0313.1  0.389
2010 Lesser MP, Bailey MA, Merselis DG, Morrison JR. Physiological response of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis to differences in food and temperature in the Gulf of Maine. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part a, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 156: 541-51. PMID 20427024 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cbpa.2010.04.012  0.323
2010 Lombardi MR, Lesser MP. The annual gametogenic cycle of the sea anemone Metridium senile from the Gulf of Maine Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 390: 58-64. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jembe.2010.04.004  0.356
2009 Banaszak AT, Lesser MP. Effects of solar ultraviolet radiation on coral reef organisms. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences : Official Journal of the European Photochemistry Association and the European Society For Photobiology. 8: 1276-94. PMID 19707616 DOI: 10.1039/B902763G  0.361
2009 Lesser MP, Slattery M, Leichter JJ. Ecology of mesophotic coral reefs Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 375: 1-8. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jembe.2009.05.009  0.393
2009 Fitt WK, Gates RD, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Bythell JC, Jatkar A, Grottoli AG, Gomez M, Fisher P, Lajuenesse TC, Pantos O, Iglesias-Prieto R, Franklin DJ, Rodrigues LJ, Torregiani JM, van Woesik R, ... Lesser MP, et al. Response of two species of Indo-Pacific corals, Porites cylindrica and Stylophora pistillata, to short-term thermal stress: The host does matter in determining the tolerance of corals to bleaching Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 373: 102-110. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jembe.2009.03.011  0.32
2009 Manzello D, Warner M, Stabenau E, Hendee J, Lesser M, Jankulak M. Remote monitoring of chlorophyll fluorescence in two reef corals during the 2005 bleaching event at Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas Coral Reefs. 28: 209-214. DOI: 10.1007/S00338-008-0455-7  0.326
2008 Blakeslee AM, Byers JE, Lesser MP. Solving cryptogenic histories using host and parasite molecular genetics: the resolution of Littorina littorea's North American origin. Molecular Ecology. 17: 3684-96. PMID 18643882 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2008.03865.X  0.341
2007 Lesser MP. Coral reef bleaching and global climate change: can corals survive the next century? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 5259-60. PMID 17374718 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0700910104  0.367
2007 Lesser MP, Falcón LI, Rodríguez-Román A, Enríquez S, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Iglesias-Prieto R. Nitrogen fixation by symbiotic cyanobacteria provides a source of nitrogen for the scleractinian coral Montastraea cavernosa Marine Ecology Progress Series. 346: 143-152. DOI: 10.3354/Meps07008  0.351
2007 Harrington LH, Walker CW, Lesser MP. Stereological analysis of nutritive phagocytes and gametogenic cells during the annual reproductive cycle of the green sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis Invertebrate Biology. 126: 202-209. DOI: 10.1111/J.1744-7410.2007.00090.X  0.304
2007 Lesser MP, Bythell JC, Gates RD, Johnstone RW, Hoegh-Guldberg O. Are infectious diseases really killing corals? Alternative interpretations of the experimental and ecological data Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 346: 36-44. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jembe.2007.02.015  0.356
2007 Torregiani JH, Lesser MP. The effects of short-term exposures to ultraviolet radiation in the Hawaiian Coral Montipora verrucosa Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 340: 194-203. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jembe.2006.09.004  0.346
2007 Lesser MP. Effects of ultraviolet radiation on productivity and nitrogen fixation in the Cyanobacterium, Anabaena sp. (Newton’s strain) Hydrobiologia. 598: 417-417. DOI: 10.1007/S10750-007-9126-X  0.349
2007 Lesser MP, Mobley CD. Bathymetry, water optical properties, and benthic classification of coral reefs using hyperspectral remote sensing imagery Coral Reefs. 26: 819-829. DOI: 10.1007/S00338-007-0271-5  0.303
2006 Lesser MP. Oxidative stress in marine environments: biochemistry and physiological ecology. Annual Review of Physiology. 68: 253-78. PMID 16460273 DOI: 10.1146/Annurev.Physiol.68.040104.110001  0.304
2006 Trussell GC, Lesser MP, Patterson MR, Genovese SJ. Depth-specific differences in growth of the reef sponge Callyspongia vaginalis: Role of bottom-up effects Marine Ecology Progress Series. 323: 149-158. DOI: 10.3354/Meps323149  0.317
2006 Banaszak AT, Barba Santos MG, LaJeunesse TC, Lesser MP. The distribution of mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) and the phylogenetic identity of symbiotic dinoflagellates in cnidarian hosts from the Mexican Caribbean Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 337: 131-146. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jembe.2006.06.014  0.38
2006 Lesser MP. Benthic–pelagic coupling on coral reefs: Feeding and growth of Caribbean sponges Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 328: 277-288. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jembe.2005.07.010  0.349
2006 Lesser MP, Barry TM, Lamare MD, Barker MF. Biological weighting functions for DNA damage in sea urchin embryos exposed to ultraviolet radiation Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 328: 10-21. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jembe.2005.06.010  0.31
2004 Lesser MP, Mazel CH, Gorbunov MY, Falkowski PG. Discovery of symbiotic nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria in corals. Science (New York, N.Y.). 305: 997-1000. PMID 15310901 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1099128  0.362
2004 Lesser MP, Kruse VA. Seasonal temperature compensation in the horse mussel, Modiolus modiolus: metabolic enzymes, oxidative stress and heat shock proteins. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part a, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 137: 495-504. PMID 15123187 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cbpb.2003.10.022  0.305
2004 Lamare MD, Lesser MP, Barker MF, Barry TM, Schimanski KB. Variation in sunscreen compounds (mycosporine‐like amino acids) for marine species along a gradient of ultraviolet radiation transmission within doubtful sound, New Zealand New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 38: 775-793. DOI: 10.1080/00288330.2004.9517277  0.345
2004 Lesser MP. Experimental biology of coral reef ecosystems Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 300: 217-252. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jembe.2003.12.027  0.373
2004 Lesser MP, Farrell JH. Exposure to solar radiation increases damage to both host tissues and algal symbionts of corals during thermal stress Coral Reefs. 23: 367-377. DOI: 10.1007/S00338-004-0392-Z  0.348
2003 Mazel CH, Lesser MP, Gorbunov MY, Barry TM, Farrell JH, Wyman KD, Falkowski PG. Green-fluorescent proteins in Caribbean corals Limnology and Oceanography. 48: 402-411. DOI: 10.4319/Lo.2003.48.1_Part_2.0402  0.332
2002 Lesser MP, Barry TM, Banaszak AT. EFFECTS OF UV RADIATION ON A CHLOROPHYTE ALGA ( SCENEDESMUS SP.) ISOLATED FROM THE FUMAROLE FIELDS OF MT. EREBUS, ANTARCTICA 1 Journal of Phycology. 38: 473-481. DOI: 10.1046/J.1529-8817.2002.01171.X  0.309
2001 Lesser MP, Turtle SL, Farrell JH, Walker CW. Exposure to ultraviolet radiation (290-400 nm) causes oxidative stress, DNA damage, and expression of p53/p73 in laboratory experiments on embryos of the spotted salamander, Ambystoma maculatum. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 74: 733-41. PMID 11517458 DOI: 10.1086/322931  0.301
2001 Gorbunov MY, Kolber ZS, Lesser MP, Falkowski PG. Photosynthesis and photoprotection in symbiotic corals Limnology and Oceanography. 46: 75-85. DOI: 10.4319/Lo.2001.46.1.0075  0.307
2001 Lesser M, Gorbunov M. Diurnal and bathymetric changes in chlorophyll fluorescence yields of reef corals measured in situ with a fast repetition rate fluorometer Marine Ecology Progress Series. 212: 69-77. DOI: 10.3354/Meps212069  0.343
2001 Walker CW, Unuma T, McGinn NA, Harrington LM, Lesser MP. Reproduction of sea urchins Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science. 32: 5-26. DOI: 10.1016/S0167-9309(01)80003-X  0.304
2000 Lesser MP. Depth-dependent photoacclimatization to solar ultraviolet radiation in the Caribbean coral Montastraea faveolata Marine Ecology Progress Series. 192: 137-151. DOI: 10.3354/Meps192137  0.366
1998 Kinzie RA, Banaszak AT, Lesser MP. Effects of ultraviolet radiation on primary productivity in a high altitude tropical lake Hydrobiologia. 385: 23-32. DOI: 10.1023/A:1003489121985  0.368
1997 Lesser MP. Oxidative stress causes coral bleaching during exposure to elevated temperatures Coral Reefs. 16: 187-192. DOI: 10.1007/S003380050073  0.333
1997 Shumway SE, Cucci TL, Lesser MP, Bourne N, Bunting B. Particle clearance and selection in three species of juvenile scallops Aquaculture International. 5: 89-99. DOI: 10.1007/Bf02764790  0.31
1996 SHICK JM, LESSER MP, JOKIEL PL. Effects of ultraviolet radiation on corals and other coral reef organisms Global Change Biology. 2: 527-545. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2486.1996.Tb00065.X  0.379
1992 Lesser MP, Shumway SE, Cucci T, Smith J. Impact of fouling organisms on mussel rope culture: interspecific competition for food among suspension-feeding invertebrates Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 165: 91-102. DOI: 10.1016/0022-0981(92)90291-H  0.323
1989 Walker CW, Lesser MP. Nutrition and development of brooded embryos in the brittlestar Amphipholis squamata: do endosymbiotic bacteria play a role? Marine Biology. 103: 519-530. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00399584  0.315
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