J. Matthew Hoch

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We evaluated metacommunity hypotheses of landscape arrangement (indicative of dispersal limitation) and environmental gradients (hydroperiod and nutrients) in structuring macroinvertebrate and fish communities in the southern Everglades. We used samples collected at sites from the eastern boundary of the southern Everglades and from Shark River Slough, to(More)
The relative importance of algal and detrital energy pathways remains a central question in wetlands ecology. We used bulk stable isotope analysis and fatty acid composition to investigate the relative contributions of periphyton (algae) and floc (detritus) in a freshwater wetland with the goal of determining the inputs of these resource pools to lower(More)
Most barnacles are sessile, simultaneous hermaphrodites that reproduce by copulation. This is achieved through the extension of a muscular penis, famous for being the proportionally largest in the animal kingdom. The penis is a long cylindrical or conical organ, composed of a series of folded rings, allowing it to stretch to great lengths. The penises are(More)
In this tutorial, we discuss some of the results of having extra symmetries in a system where we measure residual dipolar couplings (RDC's). In the first case, we look at RDC's of protein complexes which are trimers, tetramers, or higher. As mentioned to our group by James Chou, the rhombicity of the Saupe matrix will be zero. Next, we consider the question(More)
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