52. Luque, J., Allison, T.W., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Jenkins, K.M., Palmer, R.A., Porter, M.L. & Wolfe, J. Preprint Submitted.  Evolution of crab eye structures and the utility of ommatidia morphology in resolving phylogeny. Earth-Science Reviews (Invited). IF: 9.5.

51. Feller, K.D.,  Sharkey, C.R., McDuffee-Altekruse, A., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Lord, N.P., Porter, M.L. and Schweikert, L.E. 2020. Surf and turf vision: Patterns and predictors of visual acuity in compound eye evolution. Arthropod Structure & Development.

50. Bracken-Grissom, H. and Wolfe, J. 2020. The Pancrustacean Conundrum: A Conflicted Phylogeny with Emphasis on Crustacea. In: The Natural History of the Crustacea. Evolution and Biogeography. Volume 8. Editors: Thiel and Poore. 520 pages.

49. DeLeo DM, Bracken-Grissom HD. Illuminating the impact of diel vertical migration on visual gene expression in deep-sea shrimp. Mol Ecol. 2020;00:1–17.

48. Schweikert LE, Davis AL, Johnsen S, Bracken-Grissom HD. Visual perception of light organ patterns in deep-sea shrimps and implications for conspecific recognition. Ecol Evol. 2020;00:1–11. https://doi. org/10.1002/ece3.6643

47. Ditter, R. E., Mejía-Ortíz, L. M., & Bracken-Grissom, H. D. (2020). Anchialine adjustments: an updated phylogeny and classification for the family Barbouriidae Christoffersen, 1987 (Decapoda: Caridea). The Journal of Crustacean Biology, 40(4), 401-411.

46. Papastamatiou YP, Verbeck D, Hutchinson M, Bracken-Grissom HD, Chapman D. An encounter between a pelagic shark and giant cephalopod. J Fish Biol. 2020;97:588–589. 14415 

45. Bracken-Grissom, H., DeLeo, D.*, Porter, M., Iwanicki, T., Sickles, J., Frank, T. 2020. Light organ photosensitivity may suggest a novel role in counterillumination. Scientific Reports. 10(1): 4485. DOI:10.1038/s41598-020-61284-9. IF=4.12

44. Timm, L.E*, Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Sosnowski, A., Breitbart, M., Vecchione, M and Judkins, H. 2020. Population genomics of three deep-sea cephalopod species reveals connectivity between the Gulf of Mexico and northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Deep Sea Research I. IF=2.3. IF:2.848

43. Timm*, L.E., Isma, L*, Johnston, M.W, Bracken-Grissom, H.D. 2020. Comparative Population Genomics and Biophysical Modeling of Shrimp Migration in the Gulf of Mexico Reveals Current-Mediated Connectivity.  Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:19. IF:3.086


42. Ditter, R.*, Shulman, S.*, Synder, A.*, and Bracken-Grissom, H. 2019. First records of anchialine shrimp from Acklins, Bahamas with notes on behavior of Barbouria cubensis. Journal of Crustacean Biology.  1–5. doi:10.1093/jcbiol/ruz061. IF: 1.187.

41. Tan, M.H., Gan, H.M., Lee, Y.P., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Chan, T.Y., Miller, A., Austin, C.M. 2019. The full circle: comparative mitogenomics of the Decapoda (Arthropoda: Crustacea) reveals significant evolutionary heterogeneity in architecture and genomic composition. Scientific Reports. 9:10756 | IF=4.12

40.Ditter, R.*, Erdman, R., Goebel, A., and Bracken-Grissom, H.D. 2019. Documenting Phenotypic Hypervariation in the enigmatic anchialine shrimp Barbouria cubensis (Decapoda: Caridea). Zootaxa. 4648(1): 001–026. IF=1.06.

39. Sanchez, J.*, Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Trexler, J.  2019 Freshwater-to-marine transitions may explain the evolution of herbivory in the subgenus Mollienesia (genus Poecilia).  Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society. 127(4): 742-761. IF: 2.532

38. Wolfe, J., Breinholt, J., Crandall, K., Lemmon, A., Lemmon, E., Timm, L.*, Siddall, M. and Bracken-Grissom, H. 2019. A phylogenomic framework, evolutionary timeline, and genomic resources for comparative studies of decapod crustaceans. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 286: 20190079. IF: 4.8.

37. Timm, L.E*, Browder, J.A, Lear, S.#, Jackson, T.L., Zink, I.C., Bracken-Grissom, H.D.

2019.  A tree money grows on: the first comprehensive molecular phylogeny of pink shrimp (Decapoda: Farfantepenaeus) reveals cryptic diversity. Invertebrate Systematics. 33(2): 488-500.


36. Parvulescu, L., Perez-Moreno, J.*, Panaiotu, C., Dragut, L., Schrimpf, A., Zaharia, C., Weiperth, A., Gal, B., Popovici, I-D., Schubart, C., and Bracken-Grissom, H.D. 2019. A journey on plate tectonics shed light on European crayfish phylogeography.  Ecology and Evolution. 9: 1957-1971. IF =2.5.


35. R.J. Milligan, A. Bernhard, K.M. Boswell, H.D Bracken-Grissom, M.A. D’Elia, S. DeRada, D. English, R. Eytan, C. Hu, C. Lembke, B. Penta, T. Richards, I.C. Romero, M. Shivji, L. Timm, J.D. Warren, M. Weber, D. Wells, T.T. Sutton. 2018. The application of novel research technologies by the Deep Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico (DEEPEND) Consortium.  Journal of Marine Science and Technology. 52(6): 81-86. IF: 1.119.

34. DeLeo, D., Vázquez-Miranda, H. *and Perez-Moreno, J.* and Bracken-Grissom, H. 2018. RNA profile diversity across Arthropoda: Guidelines, methodological artifacts, and expected outcomes.  Biology Methods and Protocols. 3(1):  1-10. IF=pending (new journal).

33. Rotllant, G., Palero, F., Mather, P., Bracken-Grissom, H., Santos, B. 2018. Introduction- Crustacean Genomics Preface: Recent advances in Crustacean Genomics.  Hydrobiologica. 825(1): 1-4. DOI 10.1007/s10750-018-3773-y. IF=2.06

32. Pérez-Moreno JL*, DeLeo D*, Palero F, Bracken-Grissom H.D. 2018. Phylogenetic annotation and genomic architecture of opsin genes in Crustacea. Hydrobiologia. 825(1): 159-175. IF=2.06

31. Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Johnsen, S., Widder, E., Messing, C.G., and Frank. T.M. 2018. Decapod diversity associated with deep-sea octocorals in the Gulf of Mexico. Crustaceana. 91(10):1267-1275.  IF=0.47.

30. Pérez-Moreno JL*, Balazas, G. and Bracken-Grissom H.D. 2018. Transcriptomic insights into the loss of vision in Molnár János Cave’s crustaceans. Integrative and Comparative Biology. DOI: 10.1093/icb/icy071. IF = 2.14.

29. Timm, L*., Moahamad, B.#, Churchill, D., & Bracken-Grissom, H.D. 2018. Bathynomus giganteus (Isopoda: Cirolanidae) and the canyon: a population genetics assessment of Desoto Canyon as a glacial refugium for the giant deep-sea isopod. Hydrobiologia. IF = 2.06.


28. Varela, C.* and H. D. Bracken-Grissom. 2017. First finding of Macrochiron sargassi G. O. Sars, 1916 (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida: Macrochironidae) in the Gulf of Mexico. Revista de Investigaciones Marinas. 37(2):100-102.

27. Pérez-Moreno, J. *, Balázs, G., Wilkins#  B., Herczeg, G., and Bracken-Grissom, H.D. 2017. The role of isolation on contrasting phylogeographic patterns in two cave crustaceans. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17: 247. IF=3.4


26.  Varela, C. * and Bracken-Grissom, H.D. 2017. First Finding of the Family Trischizostomidae Lilljeborg, 1865 (Amphipoda: Gammaridea: Lysianassoidea) in the Caribbean Sea.  Novitates Caribaea. 11: 16-20.


25. Stern, D., Breinholt, J., Pedraza, C., Lopez-Mejia, M., Owen, C., Bracken-Grissom, H., Fetzner, J., Crandall, K. 2017. Phylogenetic evidence from freshwater crayfishes that cave adaptation is not an evolutionary dead-end.  Evolution. (DOI) - 10.1111/evo.13326 IF=4.6.


24. Voolstra, C., Worheide, G., Lopez, J., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., et al. 2017.  Leveraging the Power of Community Cooperation to Advance Invertebrate Genomics-Updates from the GIGA consortium. Invertebrate Systematics.  31, 1-7,, IF=2.264



23. Chien-Lin, C., Goy, J.W., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Felder, D.L., Tsang, M.L., Chan, T.Y. 2016. Phylogeny of Stenopodidea (Crustacea: Decapoda) shrimps inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial genes reveals non-monophyly of the families Spongicolidae and Stenopididae, and most of their composite genera.  Invertebrate Systematics. 30, 479-490. IF=2.264.


22. Robalino, J., Wilkins, B. #, Bracken-Grissom, H., Chan, T-Y., O’Leary, M. 2016.  The Origin of Large-bodied shrimp that dominate modern global aquaculture. PLOS ONE. 11(7): e0158840.

doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158840.  IF= 3.23.


21. Perez-Moreno, J.*, Iliffe, T., Bracken-Grissom, H.D. 2016.  Life in the Underworld: Anchialine cave biology in the era of speleogenomics. International Journal of Speleology. 45(2), 149-170. IF=1.79



20.  Timm, L.* and Bracken-Grissom, H.D. 2015.  The forest for the trees: evaluating molecular phylogenies with an emphasis on higher-level Decapoda Latreille, 1802.  Journal of Crustacean Biology.  35(5), 577-592. IF =1.187.


19. Wong, J.*, Perez-Moreno, J.*, Chan, T.Y., Frank, T., Bracken-Grissom, H.D.  2015.  Phylogenetic and transcriptomic analyses reveal the evolution of bioluminescence and light detection in marine deep-sea shrimps of the family Oplophoridae (Crustacea: Decapoda). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 83: 278-292. IF=4.65


18. ­­­­Owen, C., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Stern, D., Crandall, K.A. 2015.  The synthetic phylogeny of freshwater crayfish: Insights for conservation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of Biological Sciences. 370: 20140009. IF= 6.23



17. Bracken-Grissom, H.D. and D.L. Felder. 2014. Taxonomic revisions of the American snapping shrimp allied to Alpheus floridanus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Alpheidae).  Zootaxa. 3895 (4): 451-491. IF=1.06.


16. Bracken-Grissom, H.D., R. Robles and D.L. Felder. 2014. Molecular phylogenetics of snapping shrimp allied to Alpheus floridanus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Alpheidae).  Zootaxa. 3895 (4): 492-502. IF=1.06.


15.  Speiser, D.I., Pankey, S., Zaharoff, A.K., Battelle, B.A., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Brienholt, J.W., Bybee, S.M., Cronin, T.W., Garm, A., Patel, N.H., Porter, M.L., Protas, M.E., Rivera, A.S., Serb, J.M., Zigler, K.S., Crandall, K.A., Oakley, T.H.  2014.  Using Phylogenetically Informed Annotation (PIA) to search for light interacting genes in transcriptomes from non-model organisms. BMC Bioinformatics. 15 (350): 1-12.  IF= 3.02.


14.  Poore, G.B., Ahyong, S., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Chan, T.Y., Chu, K.H., Crandall, K.A., Dworschak, P.C., Felder, D.L., Feldman, R.M., Hynzy, M., Lemaitre, R., Karasawa, H., Komai, T., Li, X., Mantelatto, F., Martin, J., Robles, R., Schweitzer, C.E., Tamaki, A., Tsang, M., Tudge, C. 2014.  On stabilising the names of the infrorders of thalassinidean shrimps, Axiidea and Gebiidea. Crustaceana. 87(10) 1258-1272. IF= 0.46


13. Felder, D.L., Thoma, B., Schmidt, W., Sauvage, F., Self-Kreyesky, S., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Fredericq, S. 2014. Monitored Seaweeds and Decapod Crustaceans on Northwestern Gulf Deep Banks Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.  Bioscience. 64(9): 808-819. IF= 4.739


12. Bracken-Grissom, H.D., S. Ahyong, R. Wilkinson, Z. Yang, J. Brienholt, F. Palero, T-Y. Chan, M. Bendall#, R. Feldmann, C. Schweitzer, K.H. Chu, D.L. Felder, R. Robles, D. Kim#, M. Tsang, J. Martin, and K.A. Crandall. 2014. Emergence of the Lobsters: Phylogenetic Relationships, Morphological Evolution and Divergence Time Comparisons of an Ancient Group (Achelata, Astacidea, Glypheidea, Polychelida). Systematic Biology. 63(4): 457-479.  5-yr IF= 13.316


11. Lopez, J.V, Bracken-Grissom, H.D. et al. 2014.  Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance (GIGA): Developing Community Resources to Study Diverse Invertebrate Genomes.  Journal of Heredity.  105(1):1-18. IF=1.995


2013 - 2012

10. Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Ettinger, M.#, S. Ahyong, R. Feldmann, C. Schweitzer, D.L. Felder, and K.A. Crandall. 2013.  A comprehensive and integrative approach to reconstruct the evolutionary history of the Anomura (Crustacea: Decapoda). BMC Evolutionary Biology. 13:128. Highly Accessed.  IF=3.29


9. Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Felder, D.L., Volmer, N., Martin, J. and K.A. Crandall. 2012. Phylogenetics Links Monster Larva to Deep-Sea Shrimp. Ecology and Evolution. 2(10): 2367-2373.  Cover Image.  IF=1.18


8. Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Yang, C.H.^, D. Kim#, K.A. Crandall and T-Y. Chan.  2012. Phylogenetic Relationships, Character Evolution, and Taxonomic Implications within the Slipper Lobsters (Crustacea: Decapoda: Scyllaridae).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 62, 237-250. ^ Co-first author. 5-yr IF=4.107


2011 - 2009

7. Bybee, S.M., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., B. Haynes#, R. Hermansen#, R. Byers, M. Clement, J. Udall and K.A. Crandall. 2011. A scalable next-gen approach to multilocus, multitaxa phylogenetics: An example of directed sequencing using Pancrustacea.  Genome Biology and Evolution. 3, 1312–1323. 5-yr IF=4.859

6. Bracken-Grissom, H.D., T. Enders#, C. Jara, and K. Crandall. 2011. Molecular diversity of two freshwater anomuran crab species in Southern Chile (Decapoda: Anomura: Aeglidae) compared to associated morphometric differences. In: C. HELD, C. SCHUBART, S. KOENEMANN (eds.). Phylogeography and population genetics in Crustacea (Crustacean Issues 19), Taylor and Francis/CRC Press, Bocan Raton. 305-322.


5. Bybee, S.M., Bracken-Grissom,  H.D., R. Hermansen#, D.L. Felder and K.A. Crandall.  2011. Directed next generation sequencing for phylogenetics: An example using Decapoda. Zoologischer Anzeiger.  250, 497-506. IF=1.4


4. Bracken, H.D., S. De Grave, A. Toon, D.L. Felder, and K.A. Crandall. 2010. The Phylogenetic Position, Taxonomic Status, and Divergence Time of the Procarididea (Crustacea: Decapoda). Felgenhauer & Abele, 1983.  Zoologica Scripta 39 (2) 198-212. IF=2.793


3. Felder, D. L., P. C. Dworschak, R. Robles, Bracken, H.D., A. M. Windsor, J. M. Felder, and R. Lemaitre. 2009. Obvious Invaders and Overlooked Infauna: Unexpected Constituents and New Discoveries of the Decapod Crustacean Assemblage at Twin Cays, Belize. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 38, 181-188.


2. Bracken, H.D., A. Toon, D. Felder, J. Martin, M. Finley, J. Rasmussen#, F. Palero, and K.A. Crandall. 2009.  The Decapod Tree of Life: Compiling the data and moving toward a consensus of decapod evolution.  Arthropod Phylogenetics and Systematics 67 (1) 99-116. IF=2.318


1. Bracken, H.D., S. De Grave and D.L. Felder. 2009. Phylogeny of the infraorder Caridea based on mitochondrial and nuclear genes (Crustacea: Decapoda). In: J. MARTIN, K.A. CRANDALL, D.L. FELDER (eds.).  Decapod Crustacean Phylogenetics (Crustacean Issues), Taylor and Francis/CRC Press, Bocan Raton. Pp. 281-305.​​​


Perez-Moreno, J.L., Balazs, G., Wilkins, B., and H.D. Bracken-Grissom. 2017. Contrasting phylogeographic patterns in two sympatric species of surface and cave-dwelling crustaceans. 2017 Florida International University Biosymposium. North Miami, FL, USA. February 4th.

Ditter, R.E., Erdman, R.B., Goebel, A.M., and H.D. Bracken-Grissom. Phenotypic hyper-variation, genetic species identification and populationconnectivity of enigmatic cave shrimp from San Salvador Island, Bahamas. 2016 Florida International University Biosymposium. North Miami, FL, USA. February 6th.


Timm, L., and H.D. Bracken-Grissom. Diversity and connectivity of a mesopelagic shrimp as proxies for ecosystem health and recovery in the Gulf of Mexico. 2016. 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference. Tampa, Florida, USA. February 1st - 4th.


Wong, J.M.*, A. Rhodes, and H.D. Bracken-Grissom. Transcriptomics reveal genes involved in bioluminescence and vision in marine deep-sea shrimp (Oplophoridae). 2013. The Crustacean Society Summer Meeting. San José, Costa Rica.  July 7th – 11th. 


Wong, J.​M., B.P. Thoma, D.L. Felder, K.A. Crandall, and H.D. Bracken-Grissom. Gene expression and stress response of the flatback mud crab Eurypanopeus depressus exposed to crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. 2014. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference. Mobile, Alabama. January 26th - 29th.