Bayer, SR & Serrato Marks, G (Eds.). 2023Uncharted: how scientists navigate health, research, and bias. Columbia University Press. In Production.

Popular Reading

Bayer, SR. 2020. Scallop Research: Aided by Unique Partnership. Maine Boats Homes & Harbors. Published in March/April 2020 Print Issue.

 Bayer, SR. 2019. What Being Alone In A Boat Taught Me About My Chronic Conditions. Folks, A Pillpack Magazine. Published Online: June 21, 2019.

Serrato Marks, G & SR Bayer. 2019. Our Disabilities Have Made Us Better Scientists. Voices Blog, Scientific American. link.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

[9] Merkle, BG, Valdez-Ward, E, Shukla, P, & SR Bayer. 2022. Sharing science through shared values, goals, and stories: An evidence-based approach to making science matter. Human-Wildlife Interactions 15(3), Article 27. DOI:
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[8] Neeley, L, Barker, E, Bayer, SR, Maktoufi, R, Wu, KJ & M Zaringhalam. 2020. In the first-person: narrative and identity in science. Frontiers in Communication doi: 10.3389/fcomm.2020.00035. link. (Full article now online!)

[7]  Bayer, SR, Countway, PD, & RA Wahle. 2019. Developing an eDNA toolkit to quantify broadcast spawning events of the sea scallop Placopecten magellanicus: moving beyond fertilization assays. Marine Ecology Progress Series 621: 127-141. link.

[6] Bethoney, ND, Cleaver, C, Asci, SC, Bayer, SR, Wahle, RA, & KDE Stokesbury. 2019. A comparison of drop camera and diver survey methods to monitor Atlantic sea scallops (Placopecten magellanicus) in a small fishery closure. Journal of Shellfish Research 38(1): (17 April 2019). link.

[5] Bayer, SR, Wahle, RA, Brady, DC, Stokesbury, KDE, Jumars, PA & J Carey. 2018. Fertilization dynamics in scallop aggregations: reconciling model predictions and field measurements of density effects. Ecosphere 9(8):e02359. 10.1002/ecs2.2359. link.

[4] Bayer, SR, Bianchi, KM, Atema, J & MW Jacobs. 2017. Effects of prior experience on shelter seeking behavior of juvenile American lobsters. The Biological Bulletin 232(2): 101-109. link.

[3] Bayer, SR, Wahle, RA, Brady, DC & PA Jumars. 2016. Design and testing chambers to measure scallop fertilization success in the field. Marine Ecology Progress Series 551: 141-154. link.

[2] Mullineaux, LS, Le Bris, N, Mills, SW, Henri, P, Bayer, SR, Secrist, RG & N Siu. 2012. Detecting the influence of initial Pioneers on succession at deep-sea vents. PLoS ONE 7(12): e50015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0050015. link.

[1] Bayer, SR, Mullineaux, LS, Waller, RG & AR Solow. 2011. Reproductive traits of pioneer gastropod species colonizing a deep-sea hydrothermal vent after an eruption. Marine Biology 158(1): 181-192. link.

Reviews, Perspectives & Opinions

McDonough Mackenzie, C, Barak, RS, Bayer, SR, Bletz, M, Brunson, MW, Dudney, J, Gaoue OG, Gill, JL, Harris, A, Kuebbing, S, McGill, Nocco, M, Tonietto, RK, Vahsen, ML & EF Waring. 2020. Plant Love Stories: Share your story and grow a movement. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. doi: 10.1002/bes2.1663

Hettinger, A, Merkle, BG, Schwarz, K, Bayer, SR, Whalen, E, & J Purrenhage. 2019. Human Dimensions: Communication & Engagement, Where Ecology and Human Dimensions Meet. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. doi: 10.1002/bes2.1641

Hettinger, A, Kumar, A, Eaves, T, Anderson, S, Merkle, BG, & SR Bayer. 2019. Extending the Vision: Highlighting the Human Dimensions of the Ecological Society of America. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. doi: 10.1002/bes2.1595

Bayer, SR & A Hettinger. 2019. Storytelling: A natural tool to weave the threads of science and community together. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America.  doi:10.1002/bes2.1542

Technical Reports 

Bayer, SR, Cheney, T, Guenther, C & JA Sameoto. 2015. Proceedings of the US and Canada Scallop Science Summit: St. Andrews, New Brunswick, May 6-8, 2014. Canadian Technical Report in Aquatic Science 3151: v + 48p. pdf.

Conference Summaries

Bayer, SR, Becker, BJ & PS McDonald. 2015. Summary of the 2015 National Shellfisheries Association Meeting. Fisheries 40(9): 439-440. link.

Bayer, SR. 2015. The 20th Annual International Pectinid Workshop: An Overview. National Shellfisheries Association Quarterly newsletter 2015(3):7. pdf.

Bayer, SR. 2015. Plenary Speakers – Monterey. National Shellfisheries Association Quarterly newsletter 2015(2):10-11. pdf.


Bayer, SR. 2017. The Secret World of Dinosaur Tracks. The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. link.

Bayer, SR. 2016. A Shellfish Disease Database Over 20 years in the Making. National Shellfisheries Association Quarterly newsletter 2016(4): 2. pdf.

Bayer, SR. 2014. The Bourne-Chew Identity. National Shellfisheries Association Quarterly newsletter 2014(3): 4-5. pdf.

Bayer, SR. 2013. 27 Years of Culturing Juvenile American Lobsters with Dr. Brian Beal. National Shellfisheries Association Quarterly newsletter 2013(3): 6-7. pdf.

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