Paxton, A.B. and D.M. Smith. In prep. Underwater optical illusion doubled demersal fish use of artificial reef.

Paxton, A.B., A.M. Adler, E.A. Pickering, J.C. Taylor, and C.H. Peterson. In prep. Artificial and natural reefs are not created equal: subtropical and tropical fish prefer deep artificial reefs, whereas temperate fish prefer natural reefs

Paxton, A.B., E.A. Pickering, A.M. Adler, J.C. Taylor, and C.H. Peterson. In review. Flat and complex temperate reefs provide similar support for fish: evidence for a unimodal species-habitat relationship. Ecological Applications.

Paxton. A.B., J.C. Taylor, D.P. Nowacek, J. Dale, E. Cole, C.M. Voss, and C.H. Peterson. 2017. Seismic survey noise disrupted fish use of a temperate reef. Marine Policy 78: 68-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.12.017.

Taylor, J.C., A.B. Paxton, C.M. Voss, B. Sumners, C.A. Buckel, J. Vander Pluym, E.F. Ebert, T.S. Viehman, S.R. Fegley, E.A. Pickering, A.M. Adler, C. Freeman, C.H. Peterson. 2016. Benthic Habitat Mapping and Assessment in the Wilmington-East Wind Energy Call Area. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Atlantic OCS Region, Sterling, VA. OCS Study BOEM 2016-003 and NOAA Technical Memorandum 196. 208 p.

Paxton, A.B. 2011. Establishing a biological baseline for shipwrecks in North Carolina coastal waters. Undergraduate Distinguished Majors Thesis, Department of Environmental Science, University of Virginia.