Journal Publications

Accepted

Broadbent, H.A., Grasty, S.E., Hardy, R., Lamont, M.M., Hart, K.M., Lembke, C., Brizzolara, J.L., and Murawski, S. (2020) “West Florida Shelf Pipeline Serves as Benthic Habitat for Sea Turtles.” Aquatic Biology. Accepted November 2019.

Brizzolara, J.L., Grasty, S.E., Ilich, A.R., Gray, J.W., Naar, D.F., & Murawski, S.A. (2020) Characterizing Benthic Habitats in two Marine Protected Areas on the West Florida Shelf. Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat: GeoHab Atlas of seafloor geomorphic features and benthic habitat, 2nd Edition. Elsevier. Chapter 36.

Grasty, S. E., Wall, C. C., Gray, J. W., Brizzolara, J., & Murawski, S. (2019). “Temporal Persistence of Red Grouper (Epinephelus morio) Holes in the Steamboat Lumps MPA and the Analysis of Associated Fish Assemblages from Towed Camera Data.” Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 10.1002/tafs.10154.

Lembke, C., Mann, D., Taylor, C., Silverman, A., Gray, J., and Hughes, E. “Utilizing Gliders and Acoustics to Identify Fish Habitat Hotspots: A Case Study.” 2018. OCEANS 2018 Marine Technology Society/IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society Conference. Charleston, SC. 8pp.

Silverman, A., Lembke, C., Butcher, S., Lindemuth, M., and Murawski, S. “Enabling a Platform for Habitat and Marine Assessment with Real Time Monitoring and Synchronous Databasing.” 2018. OCEANS 2018 Marine Technology Society/IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society Conference. Charleston, SC. 6pp.

Lembke, C., Grasty, S., Silverman, A., Broadbent, H., Butcher, S., and Murawski, S. “The Camera-Based Assessment Survey System (C-BASS): A towed camera platform for reef fish abundance surveys and benthic habitat characterization in the Gulf of Mexico.” 2017. Continental Shelf Research. 151: 62-71.

Submitted

Grasty, S. “How many fish are really in the sea?: Estimating Reef Fish Abundance Using Underwater Video Data for Improved Fisheries Management.” The Science Teacher. [submitted May 2019].

Hughes, E., Grasty, S., and Murawski, S. “Reef Fish Densities As Determined by Acoustics and Video Technologies – Comparative or Complimentary?” Submitted December 2019.

Ilich, A., Brizzolara, J., Grasty, S., Gray, J., Hommeyer, M., Lembke, C., Locker, S., Silverman, A., Switzer, T., Vivlamore, A., & Murawski, S. “Integrating Towed Underwater Video and Multibeam Acoustics for Marine Benthic Habitat Mapping and Fish Population Estimation.” Submitted December 2019.

Other Publications

“What’s Underneath it All?” by Sarah E. Grasty. Guy Harvey Magazine. Fall 2018 Issue. pgs 64 – 69.

Murawski, Steven. “Habitat Mapping and Characterization on the West Florida Shelf.” April 2018. Presentation to the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council, Gulf Scientific & Statistical Committee.

“Just Call Us the Fish Paparazzi.” by Sarah Grasty. Ocean Currents Blog. Ocean Conservancy. 18 August 2017. <https://oceanconservancy.org/blog/2017/08/18/just-call-us-fish-paparazzi/>

Conference Presentations

Ilich, A., Brizzolara, A., Grasty, S., Gray, J., Hommeyer, M., Lembke, C., Locker, S., Silverman, A., Switzer, T., Vivlamore, A., Murawski, S. “Mapping Benthic Habitat and Estimating Reef Fish Abundance Using Multibeam Acoustics and Towed Underwater Video on the West Florida Shelf.” [oral presentation] 2019 Annual American Fisheries Society Meeting. Reno, NV.

Hughes, E., Grasty, S., Murawski, S., and Naar, D. “Reef Fish Densities Determined by Acoustics and Video Technologies: Comparative or Complimentary?” [oral presentation] 2019 Annual American Fisheries Society Meeting. Reno, NV.

Grasty, S., Lembke, C., Ilich, A., SIlverman, A., Hughes, E., Hommeyer, M., Broadbent, H., Butcher, S., Vivlamore, A., Locker, S., Toro-Farmer, G., Brizzolara, J., Gray, J., and Murawski, S. “Combining Multibeam Sonar and Towed Camera Technologies for Habitat Mapping and Reef Fish Assessments in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.” [poster]. 2019 Annual American Fisheries Society Meeting. Reno, NV.

Silverman, A., Lembke, C., Butcher, S., Lindemuth, M., and Murawski, S. “Enabling a Platform for Habitat and Marine Assessment with Real Time Monitoring and Synchronous Databasing.” [oral presentation] 2018 OCEANS MTS/IEEE Conference. Charleston, SC.

Lembke, C., Mann, D., Taylor, C., Silverman, A., Gray, J., and Hughes, E. “Utilizing Gliders and Acoustics to Identify Fish Habitat Hotspots: A Case Study.” [oral presentation] 2018 OCEANS MTS/IEEE Conference. Charleston, SC.

Ilich, A., Brizzolara, J., Grasty, S., Gray, J., Hommeyer, M., Lembke, C., Locker, S., Silverman, A., Switzer, T., Vivlamore, A., and Murawski, S., “Combining Multibeam Bathymetry and Backscatter with Towed Video Data: An Application for Fisheries Management.” [poster] 2018 GeoHab Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping Meeting. Santa Barbara, CA.

Brizzolara, J., Gray, J., Ilich, A., Grasty, S., Silverman, A., Vivlamore, A., Lembke, C., Hommeyer, M., Locker, S., Naar, D., and Murawski, S. “Characterizing Benthic Habitats Using Multibeam Sonars and Towed Underwater Video on the West Florida Shelf.” [poster] 2018 GeoHab Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping Meeting. Santa Barbara, CA.

Hommeyer, M., Brizzolara, J., Broadbent, H., Grasty, S., Gray, J., Hughes, E., Ilich, A., Lembke, C., Locker, S., Silverman, A., and Murawski, S. “Mapping Benthic Habitat and Fish Populations on the West Florida Shelf: C-SCAMP Progress and Promise.” [poster] 2018 GeoHab Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping Meeting. Santa Barbara, CA.

Broadbent, H., Grasty, S., Lembke, C., Silverman, A., Butcher, S., Vivlamore, A., and Murawski, S. “Sea Turtle Abundance and Habitat Assessment Along the Gulfstream Pipeline.” [oral presentation] 2017 Southeast Regional Sea Turtle Meeting. Myrtle Beach, SC.

Ilich, A., Grasty, S., Brizzolara, J., Gray, J., Vivlamore, A., Broadbent, H., Lembke, C., Silverman, A., and Murawski, S. “Habitat Mapping on the West Florida Shelf using Towed Video and Multibeam Acoustics.” [oral presentation] 2017 Florida Marine Science Symposium. St. Petersburg, FL.

Murawski, S., Barbieri, L., Lembke, C., Grasty S., Hommeyer, M., Ilich, A., Gray, J., Brizzolara, J., Toro-Farmer, G., Broadbent, H., and Vivlamore, A. “You Can’t Conserve or Restore What You Don’t Know: Benthic Habitat Characterization on Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelves.” [oral presentation] 2018 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Brizzolara, J., Gray, J., Locker, S., Brooks, G., Hommeyer, M., Larson, R., Lembke, C., Grasty, S., and Murawski, S. “Mapping and Characterization of Paleoshoreline Features on the West Florida Shelf.” [oral presentation] 2017 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Grasty, S., Hughes, E., Hommeyer, M., Lembke, C., and Murawski, S. “Estimating Reef Fish Density and Abundance Over Different Habitats Through Integration of Towed Camera and EK-60 Echosounder Data.” [oral presentation] 2017 American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Ilich, A., Grasty, S., Brizzolara, J., Broadbent, H., Vivlamore, A., and Murawski, S. “Habitat Mapping for Fisheries Management on the West Florida Shelf.” [poster] 2017 American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Lembke, C., Grasty, S., Hommeyer, M., Broadbent, H., Toro-Farmer, G., Hughes, E., Brizzolara, J., Gray, J., Ilich, A., Butcher, S., Locker, S., and Murawski, S. “Establishing Baselines of For Benthic Habitat and Fish Populations on the West Florida Shelf by Combining Towed Video with Acoustic Water Column and Benthic Analysis.” [poster] 2017 American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Broadbent, H., Grasty, S., Silverman, A., Butcher, S., Brizzolara, J., Ilich, A., Lembke, C., and Murawski, S. “Characterization of Sea Turtle Population and Habitat Using a Camera Based Assessment Survey System.” [poster] 2017 American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL.

Hommeyer, M., Grasty, S., Lembke, C., Locker, S., Brizzolara, J., Gray, J., Hughes, E., Ilich, A., and Murawski, S., “Mapping Benthic Habitat and Fish Populations on the West Florida Shelf: Integration of Marine Acoustics and Towed Video Technologies.” [oral presentation] 2017 GeoHAB Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping Meeting. Nova Scotia, Canada.

Grasty, S., Lembke, C., Hommeyer, M., Locker, S., Gray, J., Brizzolara, J., and Murawski, S. “Establishing Baselines of For Benthic Habitat and Fish Populations on the West Florida Shelf Using Ultra-High Resolution Multibeam Sonar and Towed Video.” [oral presentation] 2017 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Hommeyer, M., Grasty, S., Lembke, C., Locker, S., Brizzolara, J., Gray, J., and Murawski, S., “Benthic Habitat Mapping on the West Florida Shelf: Integration of Multibeam Sonar and Other Technologies.” [oral presentation] 2016 Southeast Regional Acoustics Consortium (SEAC) Workshop. St. Petersburg, FL.

Grasty, S., Lembke, C., Brizzolara, J., Hommeyer, M., Gray, J., Locker, S., and Murawski, S. “Establishing Relative Baselines of Reef Fish Populations and Habitat on the West Florida Shelf Using Multibeam Sonar and a Towed Camera System.” [poster] 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference. Tampa, FL.