Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bodinof Jachowski, C. M., B. E. Ross, and W. A. Hopkins. In press. Evaluating artificial shelter arrays as a minimally invasive monitoring tool for the hellbender. Endangered Species Research


Unger, S., L. A. Williams, L. Diaz, and C. M. B. Jachowski. In press. DNA barcoding to assess diet of larval eastern hellbenders in North Carolina. Food Webs.


Bodinof Jachowski, C.M.B., J.T. Briggler, and W.A. Hopkins. In press. Artificial hellbender shelters: tools for conservation, monitoring and research. In Strategies for Conservation Success in Herpetology. Walls, S.C. and O’Donnell, K.M. (eds). Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Herpetological Conservation Series.


Millspaugh, J.J., C.T. Rota, R.A. Gitzen, R.A. Montgomery, T.W. Bonnot, J.L. Belant, C.R. Ayers, D.C. Kesler, D.A. Eads, and C.M. Bodinof Jachowski. In press. Analysis of Resource Selection by Animals. In Population Ecology in Practice: Underused, Misused and Abused Methods. Murray, D. L. and Sandercock, B.K. (eds). Wiley Blackwell Publishing. 

Unger, S.D., L.A.Williams, G.G. Williams, and C. M. Bodinof Jachowski. 2019. Cryptobranchus alleganiensis (Hellbender). Egg Predation. Herpetological Review 50: 109-110.


Froehly, J.L., A. K. Tegeler, C. M. Bodinof Jachowski, and D. S. Jachowski. 2019. Effects of scale and land cover on loggerhead shrike occupancy. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 83(2), pp.426-434.

Bodinof Jachowski, C. M. and W. A. Hopkins. 2018. Loss of catchment-wide riparian forest cover is associated with reduced recruitment in a long-lived amphibian. Biological Conservation. 220: 215-227.


Van Dyke, J., C. M. B. Jachowski, D. Steen, B. Jackson, and W. A. Hopkins. 2017. Spatial differences in trace element bioaccumulation in turtles exposed to a partially remediated coal fly-ash spill. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 36: 201-211.

Bodinof Jachowski, C. M., J. J. Millspaugh, and W. A. Hopkins. 2016. Current land use is a poor predictor of hellbender occurrence: why assumptions matter when predicting distributions of data deficient species. Diversity and Distributions 22: 865-880.

Hopkins, W. A., J. A. Fallon, M. Beck, B. H. Coe, and C. M. B. Jachowski. 2016. Haematological and immunological characteristics of eastern hellbenders (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) infected and co-infected with endo- and ectoparasites. Conservation Physiology 4: doi:10.1093/conphys/cow00.

Coe, B. C., D. V. Drewett, C. M. B. Jachowski, and W. A. Hopkins. 2016. Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis (Eastern Hellbender). Terrestrial movement. Herpetological Review 47 (1): 99-100.

Coe, B. H., M. L. Beck, S. Y. Chin, C. M. B. Jachowski, and W. A. Hopkins. 2015. Local variation in weather conditions influences incubation behavior and temperature in a passerine bird. Journal of Avian Biology 46(4): 385-394.

Jachowski, D.S., C. M. B. Jachowski, and W. M. Ford.  2014.  Is white-nose syndrome causing insectivory release and altering ecosystem function in the eastern US?  Bat Research News 55: 21-24.

Ayers, C. R., J. L. Belant, C. M. B. Jachowski, J. T. Briggler, and J. J. Millspaugh. 2013. Relating resource use to body condition and survival of Ozark hellbenders Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi. Endangered Species Management 21: 205-213.

Rota, C. T., J. J. Millspaugh, D. C. Kesler, C. Lehman, M. Rumble, and C. M. B. Jachowski. 2013. A re-evaluation of a case–control model with contaminated controls for resource selection studies. Journal of Animal Ecology. 82(6): 1165-73.

Jachowski, C. M. B. and W. A. Hopkins. 2013. Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis (Eastern Hellbender). Aggregate Behavior. Herpetological Review 44 (2): 292.

Hopkins, W. A., C. M. Bodinof, S. Budischak, and C. Perkins. 2013. Nondestructive indices of mercury exposure in three species of turtles occupying different trophic niches downstream from a former chloralkali facility. Ecotoxicology 22: 22-32. 

Bodinof, C.M., J. T. Briggler, R. E. Junge, J. Beringer, M. D. Wanner, C. D. Schuette, J. Ettling, R. A. Gitzen, and J. J. Millspaugh. 2012. Postrelease movements of captive-reared Ozark hellbenders. Herpetologica 68(2): 160-173.

Bodinof, C.M., J. T. Briggler, R. E. Junge, T. Mong, J. Beringer, M. D. Wanner, C. D. Schuette, J. Ettling, and J. J. Millspaugh. 2012. Survival and body condition of captive-reared juvenile Ozark hellbenders (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi) following translocation. Copeia 2012(1): 150-159.

Bodinof, C. M., J. T. Briggler, R. E. Junge, J. Beringer, M. D. Wanner, C. D. Schuette, J. Ettling, and J. J.  Millspaugh. 2012. Habitat attributes associated with short-term settlement of Ozark hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi) salamanders following translocation to the wild. Freshwater Biology 57(1): 178-192.

Millspaugh, J. J., D. C. Kesler, R. W. Kays, R. A. Gitzen, J. H. Schulz, C. T. Rota, C. M. Bodinof, J. L. Belant, and B. J. Keller. 2012. Wildlife radiotelemetry and remote monitoring, pp.258-283 in The Wildlife Techniques Manual Vol.1: Research, N. J. Silvy, ed. 7th edition. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 

Millspaugh, J. J., R. A. Gitzen, J. L. Belant, R. W. Kays, B. J. Keller, D. C. Kesler, C. T. Rota, J. H. Schulz, and C. M. Bodinof.  2012. Analysis of radiotelemetry data, pp. 480-501 in The Wildlife Techniques Manual Vol.1: Research, N. J. Silvy, ed.7th edition.  Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 

Browne, R.K., L. Hong, D. McGinnity, S. Okada, W. Zhenghuan, C. M. Bodinof, K. J. Irwin, A.  McMillan, and J. T. Briggler. 2011. Survey techniques for giant salamanders and other aquatic Caudata. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 5(4): 1-16.   

Bodinof, C. M., J. T. Briggler, M. Duncan, J. Beringer, and J. J. Millspaugh. 2011. Historic occurrence of the amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis populations from Missouri. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 96: 1-11. 


Bergeron, C. M., W. A. Hopkins, C. M. Bodinof, S. A. Budischak, H. Wada, and J. M. Unrine. 2011. Counterbalancing effects of maternal mercury exposure during different stages of early ontogeny in American toads. Science of the Total Environment 409: 4746-4752.

Bergeron, C. M., C. M. Bodinof, J. M. Unrine, and W. A. Hopkins. 2010. Mercury accumulation along a contamination gradient and nondestructive indices of bioaccumulation in amphibians. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29: 980-988.

Bergeron, C. M., C. M. Bodinof, J. M. Unrine, and W. A. Hopkins. 2010. Bioaccumulation and maternal transfer of mercury and selenium in amphibians.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29: 989-997. 

Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation

Clemson University

Clemson SC 29634