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Hurley-Sanders, JL, Levine, JF, Tikunov, AP, Macdonald, J, Nelson, SAC, Showers, W, Stoskopf, M. 2015. Key metabolites in tissue extracts of Elliptio complanata using 1H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy. Conservation Physiology 3:10.1093/conphys/cov023

Hurley-Sanders, JL, Stoskopf, M, Nelson, SAC, Showers, W, Law, JM, Gracz HS, Levine, JF.  2015. Tissue extraction methods for metabolic profiling of a freshwater bivalve, Elliptio complanata. American Malacological Bulletin 33:1-10.

Eads, CB, Price, JE, Levine, JF. 2015. Fish hosts of four freshwater mussel species in the Broad  River, SC. Southeastern Naturalist 14:85-97.

Bucci, JP, Szempruch, AJ, Caldwell, JM, Ellis, JC, Levine, JF. 2014. Seasonal changes in microbial community structure in stream sediment in a North Carolina River Basin. Diversity 6: 18-32. doi: 10.2290/d60110018

Bucci, JP, Szempruch, AJ, Levine, JF. 2013. A Stable Isotope Tracer (δ13C) Study of Escherichia coli Retention in two freshwater bivalves (Corbicula fluminea and Elliptio complanata). American Malacological Bulletin 31:1-8.

 Eads, CB, Levine, JF. 2013. Vertical migration and reproductive patterns of a long-term brooding freshwater mussel, Villosa constricta Bivalvia: Unionidae) in a small piedmont stream. Walkerana 16:29-40.

 Levine, JF, Hargett, G, McCann, JP, Donovan-Potts, P, Pierce, S. 2012.  The Wilson Bay initiative, Riverworks, and the sturgeon city partnership: A case study  for building effective academic-community partnerships. Journal of Higher Education,  Outreach and Engagement 15: 121-133.

Bucci, J, Levine JF, Showers, WJ. 2011. Spatial variability of the stable isotope δ 15N composition in two freshwater bivalves (Corbicula fluminea and Elliptio complanata). J. Freshwater Ecology 26:19-24.

Sicuro, B, Levine, JF. Sea cucumber: 2011. A new candidate species for aquaculture in the Mediterranean Sea. Reviews in Fisheries Science. Aquaculture 19:299-304.

Levine, JF. 2011. Integration of environmental stewardship and local economic development to enhance community health.
NC Medical J. 72:201-4.

Levine, JF. 2011. The Wilson Bay Initiative, Riverworks, and the Sturgeon City Partnership: A case study for building academic community partnerships. J Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. 15:121-135.

Eads, CB, Bringolf, RB, Greiner, RD, Bogan AE, Levine, JF. 2010. Fish hosts of the Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata), a federally endangered freshwater mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae). American Malacological Bulletin 28:151-158.

Bucci, JP, Showers, WJ, Genna, B, Levine JF. 2009. Stable oxygen and carbon isotope profiles in a an invasive bivalve (Corbicula fluminea) in North Carolina watersheds. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 73:3234-3247.

Caldwell, JM, Levine, JF. 2009. Domestic wastewater influent profling using mitochondrial real-time PCR for source tracking animal contamination.
J Microbiol Methods 77:17-22.

Holliman, F, Davis, D, Bogan, A, Kwak T, Cope, G., Levine, JF. 2008. Magnetic resonance imaging of live freshwater mussels. Invertebrate Biology 127:396-402.

Vander Pluym JL, Eggleston DB, Levine JF. 2008. Impacts of Road Crossings on Stream Fish Movement and Community Structures. Jouranl of Freshwater Ecology


Bucci, JP, Showers, B, Levine, JF, Usry B. 2008. Valve gape response to turbidity in two freshwater bivalves (Corbicula Fluminea and Lampsilis Radiata). J. Freshwater Ecology 23:479-483.

Shivappa, RB, Savan, R, Kono, T, Sakal M, Kurath G, Levine, JF. 2008.
Detection of spring viremia of carp virus (SVCV) by loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) in koi carp (Cyprinus carpio). Journal of Fish Diseases 31:249-258.

Holliman FM, Kwak TJ, Cope WG, Levine JF. 2007. Exposure of Unionid Mussels to Electric Current: Assessing Risks Associated with Electrofishing.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136:1593-1606.

Miller O, Fuller FJ, Gebreyes W, Lewbart GA, Shivappa RB, Stone DM, Dixon PF, Raley ME, Levine JF. 2007. Phylogenetic analysis of spring virema of carp virus reveals distinct subgroups with common origins for recent isolates in North America and the UK. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 76:193-204.

Johnson, AK, Law, JM, Harms, CA, Levine JF. 2007. Multi-tiered Health Assessment of Atlantic menhaden in the Pamlico River, North Carolina. J. Aquatic Animal Health 19:205-214. 

Lehmann DW, Levine JF, Law JM. 2007. Polychlorinated biphenyl exposure causes gonadal atrophy and oxidative stress in Corbicula fluminea clams. Toxologic Pathology 35:356-365.

Caldwell JM, Raley ME, Levine JF. 2007. Mitochondrial Multiplex Real-Time Pcr As A Source Tracking Method In Fecal-Contaminated Surface Waters. Environmental Science and Technology  10:3277-3283.

Gustafson LL, Showers W , Kwak T, Levine JF, Stoskopf M. 2007. Temporal and spatial variability in stable isotope compositions of freshwater mussels: implications for biomonitoring and ecological studies. Oecologica 152:140-150.

Johnson AK, Harms CA, Levine JF, Law JM. 2006. A quantitative real-time RT-PCR assay to measure TGF-beta mRNA and its correlation with hematologic, plasma chemistry and organo-somatic indices responses in triamcinolone-treated Atlantic menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus. Developmental Comparative Immunology 30:473-84.  

Eads, CB, Bogan AE., Levine JF. 2006. Status and Life History of the Notched Rainbow (Villosa constricta) in the Upper Neuse River Basin.  Southeastern Naturalist 5:649-660.

Gustafson LL, Stoskopf MK, Bogan A, Showers W, Kwak, T, Hanlon S, Levine JF. 2005. Evaluation of a nonlethal technique for hemolymph collection in Elliptio complanata, a freshwater bivalve. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 65:159-165.

Gustafson LL, Stoskopf MK, Showers W , Cope G, Eads C , Linnehan R, Kwak T, Anderson B,
Levine JF. 2005. Reference ranges for hemolymph chemistries from Elliptio complanata of North Carolina. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 65:167-176

Molina R, Hanlon S, Savidge T, Bogan A, Levine JF. 2005. Buoyant weight technique: Application to freshwater mussels. American Malacological Bulletin 20:49-53.


Hanlon, SD, Levine.JF.  2004.  Notes on the life history and demographics of the Savannah lilliput (Toxolasma pullus) (Bivalvia: Unionidae) in University Lake, NC.  Southeastern Naturalist 3: 289-296.



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