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Comeau, S., Carpenter, R.C. and Edmunds, P.J. 2013 Coral reef calcifiers buffer their response to ocean acidification using both bicarbonate and carbonate. Proc Biol Sci 280: 1753. 12


Dufault, A.M, Cumbo, V.R, Fan, T. and Peter J Edmunds, P.J. 2012 Effects of diurnally oscillating pCO2 on the calcification and survival of coral recruits. Proc Biol Sci 279: 1740. 2951-2958

Edmunds, P.J., Putnam, H.M. and Gates, R.D 2012 Photophysiological consequences of vertical stratification of Symbiodinium in tissue of the coral Porites lutea. Biol Bull 223: 2. 226-235

Tootell, J.S. and Steele, M.A. 2012 Factors Affecting Courtship Success and Behavior of a Temperate Reef Fish, Brachyistius frenatus. Bulletin, Southern California Academy of Sciences 111(2):132-140


Goldenheim W.M., Edmunds P.J. 2011 Effects of flow and temperature on growth and photophysiology of scleractinian corals in Moorea, French Polynesia. Biological Bulletin 221: 270-279

Adam, T.C., R.J. Schmitt, S.J. Holbrook, A.J. Brooks, P.J. Edmunds, R.C. Carpenter, and G. Bernardi. 2011 Herbivory, connectivity, and ecosystem resilience: response of a coral reef to a large-scale perturbation. PLoS One 6: 8. 08.

Comeau, S., J. Gattuso, A. Nisumaa, and J. Orr. 2011. Impact of aragonite saturation state changes on migratory pteropods. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.

Dudgeon, S.R. and J.E. Kübler. 2011. Hydrozoans and the shape of things to come. Advances in Marine Biology 59: 107-144.

Edmunds, P.J. 2011. Zooplanktivory ameliorates the effects of ocean acidification on the reef coral. Limnology and Oceanography 56: 6. 2402-2410.  

Edmunds, P.J., V. Cumbo, T. Fan. 2011. Effects of temperature on the respiration of brooded larvae from tropical reef corals. Journal of Experimental Biology 214: Pt 16. 2783-2790.

Edmunds, P.J., H.M. Putnam, R.M. Nisbet, and E.B. Muller. 2011 Benchmarks in organism performance and their use in comparative analyses. Oecologia 167: 2. 379-390.

Erisman, B.E., L.G. Allen, J.T. Claisse, D.J. Pondella II, E.F. Miller, and J. Murray. 2011. The illusion of plenty: hyperstability masks collapses in fisheries that target fish spawning aggregations. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. e-First Article : pp. 1705-1716 (doi: 10.1139/f2011-090)

Green, D.H. and P.J. Edmunds. 2011 Spatio-temporal variability of coral recruitment on shallow reefs in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 397: 220-229.

Kordas, R.L. and S. Dudgeon. 2011. Dynamics of species interaction strength in space, time and with developmental stage. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278: 1713. 1804-1813.


Dudgeon, SR, RB Aronson, JF Bruno, WF Precht. 2010. Phase shifts and stable states on coral reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series 413: 201–216. doi: 10.3354/meps08751

Edmunds, P.J., J.J. Leichter, and M. Adjeroud. 2010. Landscape-scale variation in coral recruitment in Moorea, French Polynesia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 141: 75–89.

Fierst, J.L., J.E. Kübler, S.R. Dudgeon. 2010 Spatial distribution and reproductive phenology of sexual and asexual Mastocarpus papillatus (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 49: 3. 274-282.

Heinlein, J. M., A. C. Stier, and M. A. Steele. 2010. Predators reduce abundance and species richness of coral reef fish recruits via non-selective predation. Coral Reefs 29:527–532

Hofmann, G.E., J.P. Barry, P.J. Edmunds, R.D. Gates, D.A. Hutchins, T. Klinger, and M.A. Sewell 2010 The Effect of Ocean Acidification on Calcifying Organisms in Marine Ecosystems: An Organism-to-Ecosystem Perspective. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 41: 127-147.

Horst, G. and P.J. Edmunds. 2010. Spatio-temporal variation in seawater characteristics in a semi-enclosed bay in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Caribbean Journal of Science 46: 1, 1-10.

Vance, R.R., M. A. Steele, and G. E. Forrester. 2010. Using an individual-based model to quantify scale transition in demographic rate functions: deaths in a coral reef fish. Ecological Modelling 221:1907-1921

White, J.W., J.F. Samhouri, A.C. Stier, C.L. Wormald, S.L. Hamilton, S.A. Sandin. 2010 Synthesizing mechanisms of density dependence in reef fishes: behavior, habitat configuration, and observational scale. Ecology 91: 7. 1949-1961


Dudgeon, S., K.M. Benes, S.A. Krueger, J. Kübler, P. Mroz, and C.T. Slaughter. 2009. On the use of experimental diets for physiological studies of hydrozoans. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 89: 83-88. doi:10.1017/S0025315408001343

Ferrier, G.A. and R.C. Carpenter. 2009. Subtidal benthic heterogeneity: flow environment modification and impacts on marine algal community structure and morphology. Biological Bulletin 217: 2. 115-129.

Kordas, R.L. and S. Dudgeon. 2009. Modeling variation in interaction strength between barnacles and fucoids. Oecologia 158: 4. 717-731.

Muller, E.B., S.A.L.M. Kooijman, P.J. Edmunds, F.J. Doyle, and R.M. Nisbet. 2009. Dynamic energy budgets in syntrophic symbiotic relationships between heterotrophic hosts and photoautotrophic symbionts. Journal of Theoretical Biology 259: 1. 44-57.

Paddack, M. J., J. D. Reynolds, C. Aguilar, R. S. Appeldoorn, J. Beets, E. W. Burkett, P. M. Chittaro, K. Clarke, R. Esteves, A. C. Fonseca, G. E. Forrester, A. M. Friedlander, J. García-Sais, G. González-Sansón, L. K. B. Jordan, D. McClellan, M. W. Miller, P. P. Molloy, P. J. Mumby, I. Nagelkerken, M. Nemeth, R. Navas-Camacho, J. Pitt, N. V. C. Polunin, M. C. Reyes-Nivia, D. R. Robertson, A. Rodríguez Ramírez, E. Salas, S. R. Smith, R. E. Spieler, M. A. Steele, I. D. Williams, C. Wormald, A. R. Watkinson, I. M. Côté. 2009. Recent region-wide declines in Caribbean reef fish abundance. Current Biology 19:590-595.

Petraitis, P.S. E.T. Methratta, E.C. Rhile, N.A. Vidargas, and S.R. Dudgeon. 2009 Experimental confirmation of multiple community states in a marine ecosystem. Oecologia 161: 1. 139-148.

Samhouri, J. F., M. A. Steele, and G. E. Forrester. 2009. Intercohort competition drives selective mortality and shelter-mediated density dependence in a coral reef fish. Ecology 90:1009-1020.

Samhouri, J. F., R. R. Vance, G. E. Forrester, and M. A. Steele. 2009. Musical chairs: density-dependent mortality caused by competition for unguarded refuges. Oecologia 160:257-265.

Stier, A. C., M. A. Steele, and A. J. Brooks. 2009. Coral reef fishes use the crown-of-thorns seastar as habitat. Coral Reefs 28:227.

Terhorst, C.P. and S.R. Dudgeon. 2009. Beyond the Patch: Disturbance Affects Species Abundances in the surrounding Community. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 370: 1-2. 120-126.


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