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Smith JG, and McPherson, ML. 2020. A cross-campus professional development program strengthens graduate student leadership in environmental problem-solving. Elem Sci Anth, 8(1). DOI

Contolini GM, Reid K, Palkovacs EP. 2020. Climate shapes population variation in dogwhelk predation on foundational mussels. Oecologia. 192(2):553–564.

Kaplanis NJ, Edwards CB, Eynaud Y, Smith JE. 2020. Future sea-level rise drives rocky intertidal habitat loss and benthic community change. PeerJ 8:e9186

Kaplanis NJ, Harris JL, Smith JE. 2020. A cross ‑ genus comparison of grazing pressure by two native marine herbivores on native , non ‑ native naturalized , and non ‑ native invasive Sargassum macroalgae. Helgoland Marine Research 74:1–8. DOI: 10.1186/s10152-020-00541-w.

Wasson K, Fabian RA, Fork S, Stanganelli J, Mize Z, Beheshti K, Jeppesen R, Jones IJ, Zabin CJ, Walker S, et al. 2020. Multiple factors contribute to the spatially variable and dramatic decline of an invasive snail in an estuary where it was long-established and phenomenally abundant. Biol Invasions. 22(3):1181–1202.


Baetscher DS, Anderson EC, Gilbert‐Horvath EA, Malone DP, Saarman ET, Carr MH, Garza JC (2019) Dispersal of a nearshore marine fish connects marine reserves and adjacent fished areas along an open coast. Molecular Ecology 28:1611–1623.

Hughes BB, Wasson K, Tinker MT, Williams SL, Carswell LP, Boyer KE, Beck MW, Eby R, Scoles R, Staedler M, Espinosa S, Hessing-Lewis M, Foster EU, M. Beheshti K, Grimes TM, Becker BH, Needles L, Tomoleoni JA, Rudebusch J, Hines E, Silliman BR (2019) Species recovery and recolonization of past habitats: lessons for science and conservation from sea otters in estuaries. PeerJ 7:e8100.

Martínez-Rincón RO, Saldívar-Lucio R, Morales M, Lluch-Cota SE, Lluch-Cota DB, Salvadeo C, Ponce-Díaz G (2019) Contribution of ocean variability to climate-catch models of Pacific sardine. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 159:103–111.

Wasson K, Raposa K, Almeida M, Beheshti K, Crooks JA, Deck A, Dix N, Garvey C, Goldstein J, Johnson DS, Lerberg S, Marcum P, Peter C, Puckett B, Schmitt J, Smith E, Laurent KSt, Swanson K, Tyrrell M, Guy R (2019) Pattern and scale: evaluating generalities in crab distributions and marsh dynamics from small plots to a national scale. Ecology 100.


Bowler PA, Beheshti K, Brutto A, Drake C, Khoshniat T, Ward M, Wong K (2018) Diocey in Riparian Environments and the Implications for Restoration. Ecological Rest 36:272–275.

Miner CM, Burnaford JL, Ambrose RF, Antrim L, Bohlmann H, Blanchette CA, Engle JM, Fradkin SC, Gaddam R, Harley CDG, Miner BG, Murray SN, Smith JR, Whitaker SG, Raimondi PT (2018) Large-scale impacts of sea star wasting disease (SSWD) on intertidal sea stars and implications for recovery. PLoS ONE 13:e0192870.

Moritsch MM, Raimondi PT (2018) Reduction and recovery of keystone predation pressure after disease-related mass mortality. Ecol Evol 8:3952–3964.

Saarman ET, Owens B, Murray SN, Weisberg SB, Ambrose RF, Field JC, Nielsen KJ, Carr MH (2018) An ecological framework for informing permitting decisions on scientific activities in protected areas. PLOS ONE 13:e0199126.

Smith J, Malone D, Baetscher D, Carr M (2018) Evaluation and application of BIOPOLE, a biopsy device for in situ non-lethal tissue extraction for fishes. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 595:149–156.


Carr MH, Robinson SP, Wahle C, Davis G, Kroll S, Murray S, Schumacker EJ, Williams M (2017) The central importance of ecological spatial connectivity to effective coastal marine protected areas and to meeting the challenges of climate change in the marine environment. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 27:6–29.

Castorani MCN, Reed DC, Raimondi PT, Alberto F, Bell TW, Cavanaugh KC, Siegel DA, Simons RD (2017) Fluctuations in population fecundity drive variation in demographic connectivity and metapopulation dynamics. Proc R Soc B 284:20162086.

Hughes BB, Beas-Luna R, Barner AK, Brewitt K, Brumbaugh DR, Cerny-Chipman EB, Close SL, Coblentz KE, de Nesnera KL, Drobnitch ST, Figurski JD, Focht B, Friedman M, Freiwald J, Heady KK, Heady WN, Hettinger A, Johnson A, Karr KA, Mahoney B, Moritsch MM, Osterback A-MK, Reimer J, Robinson J, Rohrer T, Rose JM, Sabal M, Segui LM, Shen C, Sullivan J, Zuercher R, Raimondi PT, Menge BA, Grorud-Colvert K, Novak M, Carr MH (2017) Long-Term Studies Contribute Disproportionately to Ecology and Policy. BioScience 67:271–281.

Wasson K, Jeppesen R, Endris C, Perry DC, Woolfolk A, Beheshti K, Rodriguez M, Eby R, Watson EB, Rahman F, Haskins J, Hughes BB (2017) Eutrophication decreases salt marsh resilience through proliferation of algal mats. Biological Conservation 212:1–11.


Kaplanis NJ, Harris J, Smith J (2016) Distribution patterns of the non-native seaweeds Sargassum horneri (Turner) C. Agardh and Undaria pinnatifida (Harvey) Suringar on the San Diego and Pacific coast of North America. AI 11:111–124.

Kroeker KJ, Sanford E, Rose JM, Blanchette CA, Chan F, Chavez FP, Gaylord B, Helmuth B, Hill TM, Hofmann GE, McManus MA, Menge BA, Nielsen KJ, Raimondi PT, Russell AD, Washburn L (2016) Interacting environmental mosaics drive geographic variation in mussel performance and predation vulnerability. Ecology Letters 19:771–779.

Krumhansl KA, Okamoto DK, Rassweiler A, Novak M, Bolton JJ, Cavanaugh KC, Connell SD, Johnson CR, Konar B, Ling SD, Micheli F, Norderhaug KM, Pérez-Matus A, Sousa-Pinto I, Reed DC, Salomon AK, Shears NT, Wernberg T, Anderson RJ, Barrett NS, Buschmann AH, Carr MH, Caselle JE, Derrien-Courtel S, Edgar GJ, Edwards M, Estes JA, Goodwin C, Kenner MC, Kushner DJ, Moy FE, Nunn J, Steneck RS, Vásquez J, Watson J, Witman JD, Byrnes JEK (2016) Global patterns of kelp forest change over the past half-century. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 113:13785–13790.

Murray SN, Weisberg SB, Raimondi PT, Ambrose RF, Bell CA, Blanchette CA, Burnaford JL, Dethier MN, Engle JM, Foster MS, Miner CM, Nielsen KJ, Pearse JS, Richards DV, Smith JR (2016) Evaluating ecological states of rocky intertidal communities: A Best Professional Judgment exercise. Ecological Indicators 60:802–814.


Castorani MCN, Reed DC, Alberto F, Bell TW, Simons RD, Cavanaugh KC, Siegel DA, Raimondi PT (2015) Connectivity structures local population dynamics: a long-term empirical test in a large metapopulation system. Ecology 96:3141–3152.

Fenberg PB, Menge BA, Raimondi PT, Rivadeneira MM (2015) Biogeographic structure of the northeastern Pacific rocky intertidal: the role of upwelling and dispersal to drive patterns. Ecography 38:83–95.

Johansson ML, Alberto F, Reed DC, Raimondi PT, Coelho NC, Young MA, Drake PT, Edwards CA, Cavanaugh K, Assis J, Ladah LB, Bell TW, Coyer JA, Siegel DA, Serrão EA (2015) Seascape drivers of Macrocystis pyrifera population genetic structure in the northeast Pacific. Mol Ecol 24:4866–4885.

Jurgens LJ, Rogers-Bennett L, Raimondi PT, Schiebelhut LM, Dawson MN, Grosberg RK, Gaylord B (2015) Patterns of Mass Mortality among Rocky Shore Invertebrates across 100 km of Northeastern Pacific Coastline. PLoS ONE 10:e0126280.

Munguía-Vega A, Torre J, Turk-Boyer P, Marinone SG, Lavín MF, Pfister T, Shaw W, Danemann G, Raimondi P, Castillo-López A, Cinti A, Duberstein JN, Moreno-Báez M, Rojo M, Soria G, Sánchez-Velasco L, Morzaria-Luna HN, Bourillón L, Rowell K, Cudney-Bueno R (2015) PANGAS: An Interdisciplinary Ecosystem-Based Research Framework for Small-Scale Fisheries in the Northern Gulf of California. Journal of the Southwest 57:337–390.

Rivadeneira MM, Alballay AH, Villafaña JA, Raimondi PT, Blanchette CA, Fenberg PB (2015) Geographic patterns of diversification and the latitudinal gradient of richness of rocky intertidal gastropods: the ‘into the tropical museum’ hypothesis: Diversification and the latitudinal gradient of diversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24:1149–1158.

Young M, Carr M (2015a) Assessment of Habitat Representation across a Network of Marine Protected Areas with Implications for the Spatial Design of Monitoring. PLoS ONE 10:e0116200.

Young M, Carr MH (2015b) Application of species distribution models to explain and predict the distribution, abundance and assemblage structure of nearshore temperate reef fishes. Diversity Distrib 21:1428–1440.

Young MA, Cavanaugh KC, Bell TW, Raimondi PT, Edwards CA, Drake PT, Erikson L, Storlazzi C (2015) Environmental controls on spatial patterns in the long-term persistence of giant kelp in central California. Ecology:150823154921001.


Beas-Luna R, Novak M, Carr MH, Tinker MT, Black A, Caselle JE, Hoban M, Malone D, Iles A (2014) An Online Database for Informing Ecological Network Models: PLoS ONE 9:e109356.

Beldade R, Jackson A, Cudney-Bueno R, Raimondi P, Bernardi G (2014) Genetic structure among spawning aggregations of the gulf coney Hyporthodus acanthistius. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 499:193–201.

Botsford LW, White JW, Carr MH, Caselle JE (2014) Marine Protected Area Networks in California, USA. In: Advances in Marine Biology. Elsevier, p 205–251

Cavanaugh KC, Siegel DA, Raimondi PT, Alberto F (2014) Patch definition in metapopulation analysis: a graph theory approach to solve the mega-patch problem. Ecology 95:316–328.

Dawson MN, Hays CG, Grosberg RK, Raimondi PT (2014) Dispersal potential and population genetic structure in the marine intertidal of the eastern North Pacific. Ecological Monographs 84:435–456.

Grorud-Colvert K, Claudet J, Tissot BN, Caselle JE, Carr MH, Day JC, Friedlander AM, Lester SE, de Loma TL, Malone D, Walsh WJ (2014) Marine Protected Area Networks: Assessing Whether the Whole Is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts. PLoS ONE 9:e102298.

Hewson I, Button JB, Gudenkauf BM, Miner B, Newton AL, Gaydos JK, Wynne J, Groves CL, Hendler G, Murray M, Fradkin S, Breitbart M, Fahsbender E, Lafferty KD, Kilpatrick AM, Miner CM, Raimondi P, Lahner L, Friedman CS, Daniels S, Haulena M, Marliave J, Burge CA, Eisenlord ME, Harvell CD (2014) Densovirus associated with sea-star wasting disease and mass mortality. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111:17278–17283.

Jedlicka JA, Greenberg R, Raimondi PT (2014) Vineyard and riparian habitat, not nest box presence, alter avian community composition. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126:60–68.

Jones W, Morales M (2014) Catalog of Otoliths of Select Fishes from the California Current System. 165.

Kittinger JN, Koehn JZ, Le Cornu E, Ban NC, Gopnik M, Armsby M, Brooks C, Carr MH, Cinner JE, Cravens A, D’Iorio M, Erickson A, Finkbeiner EM, Foley MM, Fujita R, Gelcich S, Martin KS, Prahler E, Reineman DR, Shackeroff J, White C, Caldwell MR, Crowder LB (2014) A practical approach for putting people in ecosystem-based ocean planning. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12:448–456.


Assis J, Castilho Coelho N, Alberto F, Valero M, Raimondi P, Reed D, Alvares Serrão E (2013) High and Distinct Range-Edge Genetic Diversity despite Local Bottlenecks. PLoS ONE 8:e68646.

Gleason M, Fox E, Ashcraft S, Vasques J, Whiteman E, Serpa P, Saarman E, Caldwell M, Frimodig A, Miller-Henson M, Kirlin J, Ota B, Pope E, Weber M, Wiseman K (2013) Designing a network of marine protected areas in California: Achievements, costs, lessons learned, and challenges ahead. Ocean & Coastal Management 74:90–101.

Johansson ML, Raimondi PT, Reed DC, Coelho NC, Serrão EA, Alberto FA (2013) Looking into the black box: simulating the role of self-fertilization and mortality in the genetic structure of Macrocystis pyrifera. Mol Ecol 22:4842–4854.

Kittinger JN, Finkbeiner EM, Ban NC, Broad K, Carr MH, Cinner JE, Gelcich S, Cornwell ML, Koehn JZ, Basurto X, Fujita R, Caldwell MR, Crowder LB (2013) Emerging frontiers in social-ecological systems research for sustainability of small-scale fisheries. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 5:352–357.

Saarman E, Gleason M, Ugoretz J, Airamé S, Carr M, Fox E, Frimodig A, Mason T, Vasques J (2013) The role of science in supporting marine protected area network planning and design in California. Ocean & Coastal Management 74:45–56.

Saarman ET, Carr MH (2013) The California Marine Life Protection Act: A balance of top down and bottom up governance in MPA planning. Marine Policy 41:41–49.

Storlazzi CD, Fregoso TA, Figurski JD, Freiwald J, Lonhart SI, Finlayson DP (2013) Burial and exhumation of temperate bedrock reefs as elucidated by repetitive high-resolution sea floor sonar surveys: Spatial patterns and impacts to species’ richness and diversity. Continental Shelf Research 55:40–51.


Kulbicki M, Beets J, Chabanet P, Cure K, Darling E, Floeter S, Galzin R, Green A, Harmelin-Vivien M, Hixon M, Letourneur Y, de Loma T, McClanahan T, McIlwain J, MouTham G, Myers R, O’Leary J, Planes S, Vigliola L, Wantiez L (2012) Distributions of Indo-Pacific lionfishes Pterois spp. in their native ranges: implications for the Atlantic invasion. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 446:189–205.


Alberto F, Raimondi PT, Reed DC, Watson JR, Siegel DA, Mitarai S, Coelho N, Serrão EA (2011) Isolation by oceanographic distance explains genetic structure for Macrocystis pyrifera in the Santa Barbara Channel: Oceanographical Genetics in Giant Kelp. Molecular Ecology 20:2543–2554.

Burford M, Carr M, Bernardi G (2011a) Age-structured genetic analysis reveals temporal and geographic variation within and between two cryptic rockfish species. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 442:201–215.

Burford MO, Bernardi G, Carr MH (2011b) Analysis of individual year-classes of a marine fish reveals little evidence of first-generation hybrids between cryptic species in sympatric regions. Mar Biol 158:1815–1827.

Darling ES, Green SJ, O’Leary JK, Côté IM (2011) Indo-Pacific lionfish are larger and more abundant on invaded reefs: a comparison of Kenyan and Bahamian lionfish populations. Biol Invasions 13:2045–2051.

Hughes B, Haskins J, Wasson K, Watson E (2011) Identifying factors that influence expression of eutrophication in a central California estuary. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 439:31–43.

Reed DC, Rassweiler A, Carr MH, Cavanaugh KC, Malone DP, Siegel DA (2011) Wave disturbance overwhelms top-down and bottom-up control of primary production in California kelp forests. Ecology 92:2108–2116.

Watson JR, Hays CG, Raimondi PT, Mitarai S, Dong C, McWilliams JC, Blanchette CA, Caselle JE, Siegel DA (2011) Currents connecting communities: nearshore community similarity and ocean circulation. Ecology 92:1193–1200.

2010 and earlier

Gaines SD, White C, Carr MH, Palumbi SR (2010) Designing marine reserve networks for both conservation and fisheries management. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107:18286–18293.

Hughes BB (2010) Variable effects of a kelp foundation species on rocky intertidal diversity and species interactions in central California. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 393:90–99.

Lambrecht SC, D’Amore A (2010) Solarization for Non-native Plant Control in Cool, Coastal California. Ecological Restoration 28:424–426.

Mazzillo F, Pomeroy C, Kuo J, Ramondi P, Prado R, Silver M (2010) Angler exposure to domoic acid via consumption of contaminated fishes. Aquat Biol 9:1–12.

O’Leary JK, Mcclanahan TR (2010) Trophic cascades result in large-scale coralline algae loss through differential grazer effects. 91:14.

Starr RM, Carr M, Malone D, Greenley A, McMillan S (2010) Complementary Sampling Methods to Inform Ecosystem-Based Management of Nearshore Fisheries. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 2:159–179.

Cudney-Bueno R, Lavın MF, Marinone SG, Raimondi PT, Shaw WW (2009) Rapid Effects of Marine Reserves via Larval Dispersal. PLoS ONE 4:7.

D’Amore A, Kirby E, McNicholas M (2009) Invasive species shifts ontogenetic resource partitioning and microhabitat use of a threatened native amphibian. Aquatic Conserv: Mar Freshw Ecosyst 19:534–541.

Lane J, Raimondi P, Kudela R (2009) Development of a logistic regression model for the prediction of toxigenic Pseudo-nitzschia blooms in Monterey Bay, California. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 383:37–51.

Broitman BR, Blanchette CA, Menge BA, Lubchenco J, Krenz C, Foley M, Raimondi PT, Lohse D, Gaines SD (2008) Spatial and temporal patterns of invertebrate recruitment along the west coast of the United States. Ecological Monographs 78:19.

Saarman E, Prell WL, Murray DW, Deacutis CF (2008) Summer Bottom Water Dissolved Oxygen in Upper Narragansett Bay. In: Science for Ecosystem-based Management. Desbonnet A, Costa-Pierce BA (eds) Springer New York, New York, NY, p 325–347

Pfeiffer-Herbert AS, McManus MA, Raimondi PT, Chao Y, Chai F (2007) Dispersal of barnacle larvae along the central California coast: A modeling study. Limnol Oceanogr 52:1559–1569.

Deacutis CF, Murray D, Prell W, Saarman E, Korhun L (2006) Hypoxia in the Upper Half of Narragansett Bay, RI, During August 2001 and 2002. Northeastern Naturalist 13:173–198.

Hernández‐Carmona G, Hughes B, Graham MH (2006) Reproductive longevity of drifting kelp Macrocystis pyrifera (Phaeophyceae) in Monterey Bay, USA. Journal of Phycology 42:1199–1207.

Forde SE, Raimondi PT (2004) An experimental test of the effects of variation in recruitment intensity on intertidal community composition. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 301:1–14.

Raimondi PT, Reed DC, Gaylord B, Washburn L (2004) Effects of self-fertilization in the giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera. Ecology 85:3267–3276.

Shanks AL, Grantham BA, Carr MH (2003) Propagule dispersal distance and the size and spacing of marine reserves. Ecological Applications 13:159–169.

Raimondi P, Wilson C, Ambrose R, Engle J, Minchinton T (2002) Continued declines of black abalone along the coast of California: are mass mortalities related to El Niño events? Mar Ecol Prog Ser 242:143–152.

Raimondi PT, Forde SE, Delph LF, Lively CM (2000) Processes structuring communities: evidence for trait-mediated indirect effects through induced polymorphisms. Oikos 91:353–361.

Raimondi PT, Morse ANC (2000) The consequences of complex larval behavior in a coral. 81:19.

Reed DC, Raimondi PT, Carr MH, Goldwasser L (2000) The role of dispersal and disturbance in determining spatial heterogeneity in sedentary organisms. 81:16.

Carr MH, Hixon MA (1997) Artificial reefs: the importance of comparisons with natural reefs. Fisheries 22:28–33.

Keough MJ, Raimondi PT (1996) Responses of settling invertebrate larvae to bioorganic films: Effects of large-scale variation in films. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 207:59–78.

Carr MH, Hixon MA (1995) Predation effects on early post-settlement survivorship of coral-reef fishes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 124:31–42.

Ambrose RF (1994) Mitigating the effects of a coastal power plant on a kelp forest community: rationale and requirements for an artificial reef. Bulletin of Marine Science 55:15.

Morse DE, Morse ANC, Raimondi PT, Hooker N (1994) Morphogen-Based Chemical Flypaper for Agaricia humilis Coral Larvae. The Biological Bulletin 186:172–181.

Lively CM, Raimondi PT, Delph LF (1993) Intertidal Community Structure: Space-Time Interactions in the Northern Gulf of California. Ecology 74:162–173.

Carr MH, Stouder DJ, Feller KL (1992) Predicting the recruitment of temperate reef fishes in response to changes in macrophyte density caused by disturbance. Theory and application in the feeding ecology of fishes Belle Baruch Mar Inst Ser University of South Carolina Press, Columbia.

Raimondi PT (1992) Adult Plasticity and Rapid Larval Evolution in a Recently Isolated Barnacle Population. The Biological Bulletin 182:210–220.

Raimondi PT (1991) Settlement behavior of Chthalamus anisopoma larvae largely determines the adult distribution. Oecologia 85:12.

Raimondi PT, Martin JE (1991) Evidence that Mating Group Size Affects Allocation of Reproductive Resources in a Simultaneous Hermaphrodite. The American Naturalist 138:1206–1217.

Raimondi PT (1990) Patterns, Mechanisms, Consequences of Variability in Settlement and Recruitment of an Intertidal Barnacle. Ecological Monographs 60:283–309.

Raimondi PT, Keough MJ (1990) Behavioural variability in marine larvae. Austral Ecol 15:427–437.

Raimondi PT (1988a) Rock type affects settlement, recruitment, and zonation of the barnacle Chthamalus anisopoma Pilsbury. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 123:253–267.

Raimondi PT (1988b) Settlement Cues and Determination of the Vertical Limit of an Intertidal Barnacle. Ecology 69:400–407.

Lively CM, Raimondi PT (1987) Desiccation, predation, and mussel-barnacle interactions in the northern Gulf of California. Oecologia 74:304–309.

Raimondi PT, Lively CM (1986) Positive abundance and negative distribution effects of a gastropod on an intertidal hermit crab. Oecologia 69:213–216.