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Rakowski, C. J.,M. A. Leibold, and S. R. Manning. 2023. Sunfish as zooplankton control agents to improve yields of wastewater-cultivated algae. bioRxiv 2023.12.22.573129 <https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.12.22.573129>.

Rakowski, C. J. 2023. Exploring new varieties and applications of trophic cascades using pond species interaction experiments and theory. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas at Austin. Repository link.

Rakowski, C. J.,and M. A. Leibold. 2022. Beyond the fish-Daphnia paradigm: testing the potential for pygmy backswimmers (Neoplea striola) to cause trophic cascades in subtropical ponds. PeerJ 10:e14094 <https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.14094>.

Wolf, A. A., S. K. Ortiz, and C. J. Rakowski. 2022. Ecosystems: an overview. Chapter 3 in M. Loreau, F. Isbell, and A. Hector, editors. The ecological and societal consequences of biodiversity loss. ISTE, London, UK. Link.

Rakowski, C. J., C. E. Farrior, S. R. Manning, and M. A. Leibold. 2021. Predator complementarity dampens variability of phytoplankton biomass in a diversity-stability trophic cascade. Ecology e03534 <doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3534>.

Rakowski, C., and B. J. Cardinale. 2016. Herbivores control effects of algal species richness on community biomass and stability in a laboratory microcosm experiment. Oikos 125(11):1627-1635 <https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.03105>.

El-Sabaawi, R. W., R. D. Bassar, C. Rakowski, M. C. Marshall, B. L. Bryan, S. N. Thomas, C. Pringle, D. N. Reznick, and A. S. Flecker. 2015. Intraspecific phenotypic differences in fish affect ecosystem processes as much as bottom-up factors. Oikos 124(9):1181-1191 <https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.01769>.

Chase with the circulating algae raceway ponds he built for a biocontrol experiment at Brackenridge Field Lab, Austin, TX. Photo credit I. Miller-Crews