Effect of hemichordate bioturbation on infaunal abundance and composition on a sandflat in Southeastern NorthCarolina.
T.D. Alphin and M.H. Posey. 2001  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. Submitted

Sediment quality of North Carolina estuaries: An integrative assessment of sediment contamination, toxicity, and condition of benthic fauna
Hyland, J.L., W.L. Balthus, C.T. Hackney and M.H. Posey 2001.. Journal of Aquatic Ecosystem Stress and Recovery. In Press.

Response of an estuarine benthic community to application of the pesticide Carbaryl and cultivation of Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas) in Willapa Bay
Dumbauld, B.R., K.M. Brooks and M.H. Posey. 2001. Washington. Marine Pollution Bulletin. In Press.

Fungal and bacterial contributions to the decomposition of Cladium and Typha leaves in nutrient enriched and nutrient poor areas of the Everglades, with a note on Ergosterol concentrations in Everglades soils.
Hackney, C.T., D.E. Padgett and M.H. Posey. 2000. Mycological Research. 104: 666-670.

Oyster Reef Restoration: Convergence of Harvest and Conservation Strategies.
Breitburg, D., L. Coen, M. Luckenbach, R. Mann, M.H. Posey, J. Wesson. 2000. Journal of Shellfish Research 19: 371-378

Long-term trends in vegetation dominance and infaunal community composition in created marshes.
Alphin, T.D. and M.H. Posey. 2000.  Wetlands Ecology and Management 8:317-325.

North and South Carolina coasts.
Mallin, M.A., J.M. Burkholder, L.B. Cahoon and M.H. Posey. 2000. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 41: 56-75.

North and South Carolina coasts.
Mallin, M.A., J.M. Burkholder, L.B. Cahoon and M.H. Posey. 2000. Pp. 341-361, In: C. Sheppard (ed.) Seas of the Millennium. Elsevier Science, Ltd.

Use of oyster reefs as habitat for epibenthic fish and decapods.
Posey, M.H., C.M. Powell, T.D. Alphin and E. Townsend. 1999. Pages 229-237, In: M. Luckenbach, R. Mann and J. Wesson (eds.), Oyster Reef Habitat Restoration: A synopsis and synthesis of approaches. Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences Press.

Interactive effects of nutrient additions and predation on benthic communities.
Posey, M.H., T.D. Alphin, L. Cahoon, D. Lindquist and M.E. Becker. 1999. Estuaries 22: 785-792.

Effects of edge fragmentation on oyster reef utilization by transient nekton.
Griffitt, J., M.H. Posey, and T. Alphin. 1999.  J. Elisha Mitchell Society 115: 98-103.

The effects of bioturbation on the infaunal community adjacent to an offshore hard-bottom reef.
Dahlgren, C.P.,M.H. Posey, and A.L. Hulbert. 1999. Bulletin of Marine Science 64: 21-34.

Organism responses to habitat fragmentation and diversity: habitat colonization by estuarine macrofauna.
Eggleston, D.B., W.E. Ellis, L.L. Etherington, C.P. Dahlgren and M.H. Posey. 1999.
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 236: 107-132.

Hurricane effects on water quality and benthos in the Cape Fear watershed: natural and anthropogenic impacts.
Mallin, M.A., M.H. Posey, G.C. Shank, M.R. McIver, S.H. Ensign and T.D. Alphin. 1999. Ecological Applications 9: 350-362.

Effects of hemichordate bioturbation on infaunal abundances and composition on a sandflat in southeastern North Carolina
Alphin, Troy. 1998. MS Thesis UNC Wilmington

Temporal variability, diversity and guild structure of a benthic community in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico.
Posey, M.H.
, T.D. Alphin, S. Banner, F. Vose and W. Lindberg. 1998. Bulletin of Marine Science 63: 143-155.

Plant and infaunal communities associated with a created marsh.
Posey, M.H.
, T.D. Alphin and C.M. Powell. 1997. Estuaries 20 (1): 42-47.

How reasonable is it to assume enhanced productivity by artificial reefs, based on experiments in the eastern Gulf of Mexico?
Vose, F.E., M.H. Posey and W.J. Lindberg. 1997.  In: Seaman, W., Jr. (ed.), Future artificial reefs in the U.S. coastal ocean: Can science resolve the biological enhancement question? Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, Washington, D.C. Special Report.

Comparison of infauna associated with a macroalgae, Caulerpa prolifera, found in southeastern North Carolina.
Alphin, T.D., M.H. Posey and M.E. Smith. 1997.  Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Society 113: 16-21.

Effects of storm disturbance on an offshore benthic community.
Posey, M.H., T.D. Alphin, W. Lindberg and F. Vose. 1996. Bulletin of Marine Science. 59(3) 523-529.

Influence of food and predation on the depth distribution of juvenile spot (Leiostomus xanthurus) in tidal estuaries.
Miltner, R.J., S.W. Ross and M.H. Posey. 1995. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science. 52: 971-982.

Settlement of brachyuran postlarvae along the North Carolina coast.
Mense, D.J., M.H. Posey, T. West and K. Kinchloe. 1995. Bulletin of Marine Science 57: 793-806.

Top-down vs. bottom-up control of benthic community composition on an intertidal tideflat.
Posey, M.H.
, C.M. Powell, L. Cahoon and D. Lindquist. 1995. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 185: 19-31.

Settlement of blue crab postlarvae in western North Atlantic estuaries.
van Montfrans, J., C.E. Epifanio, D.M. Knott, R.N. Lipcius, D.J. Mense, K.S. Metcalf, E.J. Olmi III, R.J. Orth, M.H. Posey, E.L. Wenner and T.L. West. 1995.  Bulletin of Marine Science. 57: 834-854.

Reef fish stomach contents and prey abundance on reef and sand substrata associated with adjacent artificial and natural reefs in Onslow Bay, North Carolina.
Lindquist, D.G., L.B. Cahoon, I.E. Clavijo, M.H. Posey, S.K. Bolden, L.A. Pike, S.W. Burk and P.A. Cardullo. 1994. Bulletin of Marine Science 55: 308-318.

Effects of proximity to a offshore hard-bottom reef on infaunal abundances.
Posey, M.H.
and W.G. Ambrose. 1994. Marine Biology 118: 745-753.

Shallow water as a refuge habitat for fish and crustaceans in non-vegetated estuaries: an example from Chesapeake Bay.
Ruiz, G.M., A.H. Hines and M.H. Posey. 1993. . Marine Ecology Progress Series 99: 1-16.

Effects of an introduced aquatic plant, Hydrilla verticillata, on benthic communities in the upper Chesapeake Bay.
Posey, M.H.
, C. Wigand and J.C. Stevenson. 1993. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 37: 539-555.

An evaluation of the efficiencies of several ergosterol extraction techniques.
Padgett, D.E. and M.H. Posey. 1992. Mycological Research 97: 1476-1480.

Predation by grass shrimp, Palaemonetes pugio, on clams, Mercenaria mercenaria: size and substrate interactions.
Ugguccioni, D.M. and M.H. Posey. 1992.  Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 107: 29-34.

Short-term responses of benthic infauna to the establishment of an artificial reef.
Posey, M.H.
, F. Vose and W. Lindberg. 1992. Pp. 125-132, In: L. Cahoon (ed.), Diving for Science 1992, Proceedings of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences 12th Annual Scientific Diving Symposium.

Complex predator-prey interactions within an estuarine benthic community.
Posey, M.H.
. and A.H. Hines. 1991. Ecology 72: 2155-2169.

Effects of a burrowing mud shrimp, Upogebia pugettensis (Dana), on abundances of macroinfauna.
Posey, M.H., B.R. Dumbauld and D.A. Armstrong. 1991. . Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 148: 283-294.

Functional approaches to soft-substrate communities: How useful are they?
Posey, M.H. 1990. Reviews in Aquatic Science 2/3: 343-356.

Effects of adult suspension- and deposit-feeding bivalves on recruitment of estuarine infauna.
Hines, A.H., M.H. Posey and P.J. Haddon. 1989.
The Veliger 32: 109-119.

Community changes associated with the spread of an introduced seagrass, Zostera japonica
Posey, M.H. 1988. . Ecology 69: 974-983.

Influence of relative mobilities on the composition of benthic communities.
Posey, M.H. 1987. Marine Ecology Progress Series 39: 99-104.

Effects of lowered salinity on activity of the ghost shrimp, Callianassa californiensis.
Posey, M.H.
1987.  Northwest Science 61: 93-96.

Predation on a burrowing shrimp: distribution and community consequences.
Posey, M.H. 1986.
Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 103: 143-161.

Changes in a benthic community associated with dense beds of a burrowing deposit feeder, Callianassa californiensis.
Posey, M.H.
1986. Marine Ecology Progress Series 31: 15-22.

The effects upon the macrofaunal community of a dominant burrowing deposit feeder, Callianassa californiensis, and the role of predation in determining its intertidal distribution.
Posey, M.H.
1985 Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Oregon.

A brief description of a subtidal sabellariid (Polychaeta) reef on the southern Oregon coast.
Posey, M.H., A.H. Pregnall and R. Graham. 1984. Pacific Science 38: 28-33.

A study of the homing instincts in Terrapene c. carolina in Maryland.
Posey, M.H.
1979. Bulletin Maryland Herpetological Society 15: 139-140.