Recent News and Publications

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).
Bredvik, J.J., C. Boerger, and L.G. Allen 2011. Age and Growth of Two Herbivorous, Kelp Forest Fishes, the Opaleye (Girella nigricans) and Halfmoon (Medialuna californiensis) Bulletin, Southern California Academy of Sciences 110(1): 25-34. 2011
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
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
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
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
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
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
Pondella, D.J. II and L.G. Allen. 2008. The decline and recovery of four predatory fishes from the Southern California Bight. Marine Biology. DOI 10.1007/s00227-008-0924-0.

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