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Blackburn, M., J. Wayland, W. H. Smith, J. H. McKenna, M. Harry, M. K. Hamed, M. J. Gray, and D. L. Miller. 2015. First report of ranavirus and Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in green salamanders (Anerides aeneus) from Virginia, USA. Herpetological Review 46:357-61.

Hamed, M. K. and T. F. Laughlin. 2015. Small-mammal mortality caused by discarded bottles and cans along a US Forest Service Road in the Cherokee National Forest. Southeastern Naturalist 14:506-16.

Hamed, M. K. and J. C. Mitchell. 2015. James Albert Organ. Herpetological Review 46:494-96.

Walls, S. C. M. K. Hamed, and J. C. Mitchell. 2014. Historical Perspectives: James Albert and Della Sprague Organ. Copeia 2014:248-50.

Hamed, M. K., M. J. Gray and D. L. Miller. 2013. First report of ranavirus in Plethodontid salamanders from the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, Virginia. Herpetological Review 44:255-7

Pokhrel, L. R., I. Karsai, M. K. Hamed, and T. F. Laughlin. 2013. Dorsal body pigmentation and sexual dimorphism in the marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum). Ethology, Ecology, and Evolution 25:214-26.

Hamed, M. K. 2012. Studying the Weller's salamander. The Tennessee Conservationist. November/December.

Hamed, M. K., M. J. Gray, and B. Parks. 2012. Plethodon welleri nesting location. Herpetological Review 43:319

Hamed, M. K. 2009. The trematode Riberiroia ondatrae in southeastern amphibians. Southeastern Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Disease, Pathogens and Parasites Task Team, Information Sheet #4.

Hamed, M.K., F.J. Alsop, T. F. Laughlin. 2008. Life History Traits of the Tennessee Dace (Phoxinus tennesseensis) in Northeast Tennessee. American Midland Naturalist 160:289–299.

Hamed, M. K., D. P. Ledford, T. F. Laughlin. 2008. Monitoring Non–breeding Habitat Activity by Subterranean Detection of Ambystomatid Salamanders Implanted with Passive Integrated Transponders (PIT) Tags and a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Antennae System. Herpetological Review 39:303–306.

Hamed, M. K. and T. F. Laughlin. 2007. The Four-Toed Salamander, An Unseen Inhabitant of Tennessee's Seasonal Wetlands. The Tennessee Conservationist, July/August 2007, pp.33-36.

Hamed, M. K., T. F. Laughlin, P. D. Gentry, and J. W. Coffey. 2007. Geographic distribution. Ambystoma opacum (Marbled Salamander). Herpetological Review. 38:212.

Semlitsch, R.D., T.J. Ryan. , K. Hamed, M. Chatfield, B. Drehman, N. Pekarek, M. Spath, and A. Watland. 2007. Salamander abundance along road edges and within abandoned logging roads in Appalachian forests. Conservation Biology 21:159-167.

Hamed, M. K. 2006. Tennessee Valley Authority's South Holston Weir Dam Wetland is an Uncommon Haven for Amphibians. The Tennessee Conservationist, March/April 2006, pp.26-30

Hamed, M. K. 2005. Geographic distribution. Pseudacris brachyphona (Mountain Chorus Frog). Herpetological Review. 36:4.

Hamed, M. K. and F. J. Alsop III. 2005. Distribution of the Tennessee Dace, Phoxinus Tennesseensis, in Northeast Tennessee. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, January 2005, 80(1).

Hamed, M. K. 2004. A Trumpeter Swan's Journey South - The Story of "Tennessee," Trumpeter Swan #612. The Tennessee Conservationist, November/December 2004, pp. 8-11.

Hamed, M. K. and P. D. Gentry. 2003. Geographic distribution. Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander). Herpetological Review. 34:2.

Hamed, M. K. 2002. Tennessee Dace Among State's 17 Protected Minnows. The Tennessee Conservationist, July/August 2002, pp.27-30