McGarvey, D.J., T.E. Woods, and A. Kirk.  2019.  Modeling the size spectrum for macroinvertebrates and fishes in stream ecosystems.  Journal of Visualized Experiments 149 : e59945.

Hendrick, Lindsey R.F. and D.J. McGarvey. 2019. Climate change and mountaintop removal mining: a MaxEnt assessment of the potential threat to West Virginian fishes. Northeastern Naturalist 26(3) : 499-522.

Fernandez, L. and D.J. McGarvey. 2019. Water quality decisions and policy for an interstate watershed. Water Resources and Economics 27 : 100130.

Patrick, C.J., D.J. McGarvey, J.H. Larson, W.F. Cross, D.C. Allen, A.C. Benke, T. Brey, A.D. Huryn, J. Jones, C.A. Murphy, C. Ruffing, P. Saffarinia, M.R. Whiles, J.B. Wallace, and G. Woodward. 2019. Precipitation and temperature drive continental-scale patterns in stream invertebrate production. Science Advances 5 : eaav2348.

McGarvey, D.J. and S.E. Faris.  2019.  An arts-based approach to science communication training.  Scientia (

McGarvey, D.J. and J.A. Veech.  2018.  Modular structure in fish co-occurrence networks: a comparison across spatial scales and grouping methodologies.  PLOS One 13 (12) : e0208720.

Woods, T. E. and D.J. McGarvey.  2018.  Assessing the relative influences of abiotic and biotic factors on American Eel (Anguilla rostrata) distribution using hydrologic, physical habitat, and functional trait data.  Ecography 41 (12) : 2067-2079.

McGarvey, D.J. and A. Kirk.  2018.  Seasonal comparison of normalized biomass size spectra in three Central Appalachian (USA) streams.  Hydrobiologia 809 (3) : 65-77.

McGarvey, D.J., M. Menon, T. Woods, S. Tassone, J. Reese, M. Vergamini, and E. Kellogg.  2018.  On the use of climate covariates in aquatic species distribution models: are we at risk of throwing the baby out?  Ecography 41 (4) : 695-712.

McGarvey, D.J., J.A. Falke, H.W. Li, and J.L. Li.  2017.  Fish assemblages. IN: Methods in stream ecology, third edition (eds. R. Hauer and G. Lamberti), pp. 321-353.  Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

McGarvey, D.J. and B.F. Terra.  2016.  Using river discharge to model and deconstruct the latitudinal diversity gradient for fishes of the Western Hemisphere.  Journal of Biogeography 43 (7) : 1436-1449.

*McGarvey, D.J. and B.F. Terra.  2016.  Corrigendum (McGarvey and Terra 2016).  Journal of Biogeography 43 (7) : 1477.

{Click here to download the corrected raw data (Table S1) from McGarvey and Terra 2016.}

McGarvey, D.J. and C. Mason.  2015.  Re-envisioning the communication of our science.  ASLO Bulletin 24 (1) : 1-4.

Hughes, R.M., D.J. McGarvey, and B. Terra.  2014.  Carry a big net – cast it far and wide.  IN: Future of fisheries: perspectives for emerging professionals (eds. W. Taylor, A. Lynch, and N. Leonard).  American Fisheries Society Press, Bethesda, MD.

McGarvey, D.J.  2014.  Moving beyond species–discharge relationships to a flow-mediated, macroecological theory of fish species richness.  Freshwater Science 33 (1) : 18-31.

McGarvey, D.J. and J.M. Johnston.  2013.  ‘Fishing’ for alternatives to mountaintop mining in southern West Virginia.  Ambio 42 (3) : 298-308.

McGarvey, D.J.  2012.  Differential saturation of Pacific Northwest and Southeast (U.S.A.) fish assemblages.  Ecology of Freshwater Fish 21 (4) : 617-626.

McGarvey, D.J.  2012. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expecting multiples.  Fisheries 37 (4) : 177.

McGarvey, D.J. and J.M. Johnston.  2011.  A simple method to predict regional fish abundance: an example in the McKenzie River Basin, Oregon.  Fisheries 36 (11) : 534-546.

Johnston, J.M., D.J. McGarvey, M.C. Barber, G. Laniak, J. Babendreier, R. Parmar, K. Wolfe, S.R. Kraemer, M. Cyterski, C. Knightes, B. Rashleigh, L. Suarez, and R. Ambrose.  2011.  An integrated process-based modeling system for performing multi-scale ecosystem assessments: application to ecosystem services in the Albemarle-Pamlico Basins (NC, USA).  Ecological Modelling 222 (14) : 2471-2484.

McGarvey, D.J.  2011. Quantifying ichthyofaunal zonation and species richness along a 2,800 km reach of the Rio Chama and Rio Grande (U.S.A.).  Ecology of Freshwater Fish 20 (2) : 231-242.

McGarvey, D.J., J.M. Johnston, and M.C. Barber.  2010.  Predicting fish densities in lotic systems: a simple modeling approach.  Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29 (4) : 1212-1227.

Purucker, S.T., H.E. Golden, G.F. Laniak, L.S. Matott, D.J. McGarvey, & K. Wolfe.  2009.  Free and open-source GIS tools: role and relevance in the environmental assessment community.  IN: Manual of Geographic Information Systems (ed. M. Madden), pp. 293-310.  American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Bethesda, MD.

McGarvey, D.J.  2008.  Tap into the law review literature - better yet, submit an article!  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6 (4) : 217-218.

McGarvey, D.J. and R.M. Hughes.  2008.  Longitudinal zonation of Pacific Northwest (U.S.A.) fish assemblages and the species-discharge relationship.  Copeia 2008 (2) : 311-321.

McGarvey, D.J. and G.M. Ward.  2008.  Scale dependence in the species-discharge relationship for fishes of the southeastern U.S.A.  Freshwater Biology 53 (10) : 2206-2219.

McGarvey, D.J.  2007.  Merging precaution with sound science under the Endangered Species Act.  BioScience 57 (1) : 65-70.

McGarvey, D.J.  2007.  Book review: Intelligent courage – natural resource careers that make a difference (by M.E. Fraidenburg).  The Tributary 31 (2) : 8.

McGarvey, D.J. and B. Marshall.  2005.  Making sense of scientists and “sound science”: truth and consequences for endangered species in the Klamath Basin and beyond.  Ecology Law Quarterly 32 (1) : 73-110.

Carline, R.F., D.J. McGarvey, & D.A. Peterman.  1999.  Effects of acidic runoff episodes on fish populations and diversity in Pennsylvania.  IN: The Effects of Acidic Deposition on Pennsylvania’s Forests, Volume II (eds. W.E. Sharpe & J.R. Drohan), pp. 11-16.  Environmental Resources Research Institute, University Park, PA.