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21. García-Hernández JE, Tuohy E, Toledo-Rodriguez DA, Sherman C, Schizas NV, Weil E (In Review) Detrimental conditions affecting Xestospongia muta across shallow and upper-mesophotic coral reefs off the southwest coast of Puerto Rico 


20. García-Hernández JE, Schizas NV (2021) Who are you? The "anemone shrimp" Periclimenes rathbunae perched on the stony coral Mussa angulosa. Marine Biodiversity 51:25 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-021-01171-2


19. Hammerman NM, Williams SM, Veglia AJ, García-Hernández JE, Schizas NV, Lang JC (2021) Cladopsammia manuelensis sensu Cairns, 2000 (Order: Scleractinia): A new distribution record for Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Cashiers de Biologie Marine 62: 1-10 DOI: 10.21411/CBM.A.6427875E


18. García-Hernández JE, de Gier W, van Moorsel GWNM, Hoeksema BW (2020) The scleractinian Agaricia undata as a new host for the coral-gall crab Opecarcinus hypostegus at Bonaire, southern Caribbean. Symbiosis 81: 303-308 

https://doi.org/10.1007/s13199-020-00706-8


17. Montano S, Reimer J, Ivanenko V, García-Hernández JE, van Moorsel G, Galli P, Hoeksema BW (2020) Widespread occurrence of a rarely known association between the hydrocorals Stylaster roseus and Millepora alcicornis at Bonaire, southern Caribbean. Diversity 12: 218 https://doi.org/10.3390/d1206021


16. Hoeksema BW & García-Hernández JE (2020) Host-related Morphological Variation of Dwellings Inhabited by the Crab Domecia acanthophora in the Corals Acropora palmata and Millepora complanata (Southern Caribbean). Diversity 12: 143 

https://doi.org/10.3390/d12040143


15. Hoeksema BW, García-Hernández JE, van Moorsel GWNM, Olthof G, ten Hove HA (2020) Extension of the Recorded Host Range of Caribbean Christmas Tree Worms (Spirobranchus spp.) with Two Scleractinians, a Zoantharian, and an Ascidian. Diversity 12:115 

https://doi.org/10.3390/d12030115


​14. Nieves-Rivera AM, Zegarra-Vila JP, Figuerola-Hernandez CE, García-Hernández JE, Schizas NV (2020) Recent and Historical Explorations of the Underwater Section of Cueva del Agua, Punta Los Ingleses, Mona Island (Puerto Rico), with a New Faunal Record. Life: The Excitement of Biology 8: 4-21 DOI: 10.9784/LEB8(1)NievesRivera.01


13. García-Hernández JE, Hammerman NM, Cruz-Motta JJ, Schizas NV (2019) Associated organisms inhabiting the calcareous sponge Clathrina lutea in La Parguera, Puerto Rico. Caribbean Journal of Science 49: 239-254


12. Rodriguez-Ferrer G, Reyes R, Hammerman NM, García-Hernández JE (2019) Cetacean sightings in Puerto Rican waters: including the first underwater photographic documentation of a minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata). Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5597/00246


11. ​​Reimer JD, Wee HB, García-Hernández JE, Hoeksema BW (2018) Zoantharia (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia) abundance and associations with Porifera and Hydrozoa across a depth gradient on the leeward coast of Curaçao. Systematics and Biodiversity https://doi.org/10.1080/14772000.2018.1518936 


10. García-Hernández JE, Phillip J. Sanchez PJ, Nicholas M. Hammerman NM, Schizas NV (2018) Fish, coral, and sponge assemblages inhabiting altiphotic and mesophotic reefs along the Guánica Biosphere Reserve continental shelf edge, southwest Puerto Rico. Frontiers in Marine Science https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00303 


9. ​​​García-Hernández JE (2018) Antagonistic behavior between two honeycomb cowfish, Acanthostracion polygonius Poey, 1876, 
at Curaçao. Coral Reefs 
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-018-1705-y


8. Hoeksema BW, Butôt R, García-Hernández JE (2018) A new host range record for the gall crab Fungicola fagei as a symbiont of the mushroom coral Lobactis scutaria in Hawai´i. Pacific Science​​​​ 72: 251-261 https://doi.org/10.2984/72.2.7


7. García-Hernández JE, & Hoeksema BW (2017) Sponges as secondary hosts for Christmas tree worms at Curaçao. Coral Reefs 36: 1243 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-017-1617-2


​6. Hammerman NM, & García-Hernández JE (2017) The sponge Xestospongia muta offers shelter to the stony coral Madracis auretenra (Northwest Puerto Rico). Marine Biodiversity 47: 57-58 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12526-016-0574-2


​5. ​García-Hernández JE, van Moorsel GWNM, Hoeksema BW (2017) Lettuce corals overgrowing tube sponges at St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean. Marine Biodiversity 47: 55-56 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12526-016-0467-4


4. García-Hernández JE, Reimer J, Hoeksema BW (2016) Sponges hosting the Zoantharia-associated crab Platypodiella spectabilis at St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean. Coral Reefs 35:209 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00338-015-1364-1


​​3. García-Hernández JE, de Voogd NJ, van Soest R (2016) Sponges (Porifera) of St. Eustatius. In book: Marine biodiversity survey of St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean, 2015., Publisher: Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, and ANEMOON Foundation, Bennebroek., Editors: B.W. Hoeksema, pp. 23-31 


2. Hagiwara K, García-Hernández JE​, Harper MK, Carroll A, Motti CA, Awaya J, Nguyen HY, Wright AD (2015) Puupehenol, a Potent Antioxidant Antimicrobial Meroterpenoid from a Hawaiian Deep-Water Dactylospongia sp. Sponge. Journal of Natural Products 78: 325- 329https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/np500793g


1. García-Hernández JE, Hagiwara KA, Tabanera N, de Voogd NJ, Kelman D, Wright AD (In preparation) Biological activity investigations of sponges (Porifera) collected from Hawaii and Maui. B.S. Thesis, Department of Marine Science, University of Hawaii at Hilo. In: Lang, MA & Sayer MDJ (ed.), Proceedings of the 2013 AAUS/AEDP Curacao Joint International Scientific Diving Symposium, Dauphin Island, AL: American Academy of Underwater Sciences, pp 61-64