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Elodie Le Cornu, Angee N. Doerr, Elena M. Finkbeiner, Don Gourlie, Larry B. Crowder. 2017. Spatial management in small-scale fisheries: A potential approach for climate change adaptation in Pacific Islands. Marine Policy http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.09.030

Kylie L. Scales, Elliott L. Hazen, Sara M. Maxwell, Heidi Dewar, Suzanne Kohin, Michael G. Jacox, Christopher A. Edwards, Dana K. Briscoe, Larry B. Crowder, Rebecca L. Lewison Steven J. Bograd. 2017. Fit to predict? Eco-informatics for predicting the catchability of a pelagic fish in near real time. Ecological Applications DOI: 10.1002/eap.1610

Finkbeiner, E., N. Bennett, C. Brooks, T. Frawley, J. Mason, C. Ng, R. Ourens, K. Seto, S. Swanson, J. Urteaga, D. Briscoe, and L.B. Crowder. 2017. Reconstructing overfishing: Moving beyond Malthus for effective and equitable solutions. Fish and Fisheries DOI:101111/faf.12245.

Kittinger, J.N., L.C.L. Teh, E.H. Allison, N.J. Bennett, L.B. Crowder, E.M. Finkbeiner, C. Hicks, C.G. Scarton, K. Nakamura, Y. Ota, J. Young, A. Alifano, A. Apel, A. Arbib, L. Bishop, M. Boyle, A.M. Cisneros-Montemayor, P. Hunter, E. Le Cornu, M. Levine, R.S. Jones, J.Z. Koehn, M. Marschke, J.G. Mason, F. Micheli, L. McClenachan, C. Opal, J. Peacey, S.H. Peckham, E. Schemmel, V. Solis-Rivera, W. Swartz, and T.A. Wilhelm. 2017. Committing to socially responsible seafood. Science 356: 912-913. [doi: 10.1126/science.aam9969].

Mumby, P.J., J.N. Sanchirico, K. Broad, M.W. Beck, P. Tyedmers, M. Morikawa, T.A. Okey, L.B. Crowder, E.A. Fulton, D. Kelso, J.A. Kleypas, S.B. Munch, P. Glynn, K. Matthews, and J. Lubchenco. 2017. Avoiding a crisis of motivation for ocean management under global environmental change. Global Change Biology 2017:1-14, DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13698.

Mason, J.G., M. Rudd and L.B. Crowder 2017. Ocean research priorities: Similarities and differences among scientists, policymakers, and fishermen in the United States. BioScience. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biw172.

Brooks, C.M., L.B. Crowder, L.M. Curran, R.B. Dunbar, D.G. Ainley, K.J. Dodds, K.M. Gjerde, and U.R. Sumaila. 2016. Science-based management in decline in the Southern Ocean. Science 354:185-187.

Briscoe DK, Parker DM, Balazs GH, Kurita M, Saito T, Okamoto H, Rice M, Polovina JJ, Crowder LB. 2016 Active dispersal in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) during the ‘lost years’. Proc. R. Soc. B 283: 20160690.

Frazão Santos, C., T. Agardy, F. Andrade, M. Barange, L.B. Crowder, C.N. Ehler, M.K. Orbach and R. Rosa. 2016. Ocean planning in a changing climate. Nature Geoscience 9:730.

Cinner, J.E., C. Huchery, M.A. MacNeill, N.A.J. Graham, T.R. McClanahan, J. Maina, E. Maire, J.N. Kittinger, C.C. Hicks, C. Mora, E.H. Allison, S. D’Agata, A. Hoey, D.A. Feary, L. Crowder, I.D. Williams, M. Kulbicki, L. Vigliola, L. Wantiez, G. Edgar, R.D. Stuart-Smith, S.A. Sandin, A.L. Green, M.J. Hardt, M. Beger, A. Friedlander, S.J. Campbell, K.E. Holmes, S.K. Wilson, E. Brokovich, A.J. Brooks, J.J. Cruz-Motta, D.J. Booth, P. Chabanet, C. Gough, M. Tupper, S.C.A. Ferse, U.R. Sumaila, D. Mouillot. 2016. Bright spots among the world’s coral reefs. Nature doi:10.1038/nature18607.

Briscoe, D.K., D.M. Parker, G.H. Balazs, M. Kurita, T. Saito, H. Okamoto, M. Rice, J.J. Polovina, and L.B. Crowder. 2016. Active dispersal in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) during the 'lost years'. Proceedings of the Royal Society B doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.0690.

Hicks, C.C., L.B. Crowder, N.A.J. Graham, J.N. Kittinger and E. Le Cornu. 2016. Social drivers forewarn marine regime shifts. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment doi:10.1002/fee.1284.


Principles for managing marine ecosystems prone to tipping points

Principles for managing marine ecosystems prone to tipping points

As climatic changes and human uses intensify, resource managers and other decision makers are taking actions to either avoid or respond to ecosystem tipping points, or dramatic shifts in structure and...



Selkoe, K.A., T. Blenckner, M. Caldwell, L. Crowder, A. Erickson, T. Essington, J. Estes, R. Fujita, B.S. Halpern, M. Hunsicker, C.V. Kappel, R. Kelly, J. Kittinger, P. Levin, J. Lynham, M. Mach, R. Martone, L. Mease, A. Salomon, J. Samhouri, C. Scarborough, A. Stier, C. White, J. Zedler. 2015. Principles for managing marine ecosystems prone to tipping points. Ecosystem Health and Sustainability 1(5):1-18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/EHS14-0024.1.

Wedding, L.M., S.M. Reiter, C.R. Smith, K.M. Gjerde, J.N. Kittinger, A.M. Friedlander, S.D. Gaines, M.R. Clarke, A.M. Thurnherr, S.M. Hardy, and L.B. Crowder. 2015. Managing mining of the deep seabed. Science 349:144-145.

Lewison, R.L., A.J. Hobday, S.M Maxwell, E.L. Hazen, D. Wiley, D.C. Dunn, D.K. Briscoe, S. Fossette, C. O’Keefe, M. Barnes-Mauthe, M. Abecassis, S.J. Bograd, E. Howell, N.D. Bethoney, H. Bailey, J. Hartog, S. Andrews, L. Hazen and L.B. Crowder. 2015. Dynamic ocean management: 21st century approaches for marine resource management and conservation. BioScience 65:486-498.

Maxwell, S.M., E.L. Hazen, R.L. Lewison, D.C. Dunn, H. Bailey, S.J. Bograd, D.K. Briscoe, S. Fossette, A.J. Hobday, M. Bennett, S. Benson, , M.R. Caldwell, D.P. Costa, H. Dewar, T. Eguchi, L. Hazen, S. Kohin, T. Sippel, and L.B. Crowder. 2015. Dynamic oceans need dynamic management. Marine Policy 58:42-50.

Kelly, R.P., J.A. Port, K.M. Yamahara, and L.B. Crowder. 2014. Using environmental DNA to census marine fishes in a large mesocosm. PLOS One, 10.1371/journal.pone.0086175.

Lewison, R.L., L.B. Crowder, B. Wallace, J. Moore, T. Cox, R. Zydelis, S. McDonald, A. DiMatteo, D. Dunn, C.Y. Kot, R. Bjorkland, S. Kelez, C. Soykan, K.R. Stewart, M. Sims, A. Boustany, A.J. Read, P. Halpin, W.J. Nichols, and C. Safina. 2014. Global patterns of marine megafauna bycatch. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences doi:10.1073/pnas.1318960111.

Ciannelli, L., M. Hunsicker, A. Beaudreau, K. Bailey, L.B. Crowder, C. Finley, C. Webb, J. Reynolds, K. Sagmiller, M. Anderies, D. Hawthorne, J. Parrish, S. Heppell, F. Conway. 2014. Transdisciplinary graduate training in marine resource science and management. ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsu067 .

Le Cornu, E., J.N. Kittinger, J.Z. Koehn, E.M. Finkbeiner, L.B. Crowder. 2014. Current practice and future prospects for social data in coastal and ocean planning. Conservation Biology (published in early view April 29).

Micheli, F. G. De Leo, G.G. Shester, R.G. Martone, S. Lluch-Cota, C. Butner, L.B. Crowder, R. Fujita, S. Gelcich, M. Jain, S. E. Lester, B. McCay, R. Pelc, A. Sáenz-Arroyo. 2014. A system-wide approach to supporting improvement in seafood production practices and outcomes. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, doi:10.1890/110257.

Hobday, A. J., S.M. Maxwell, J. Forgie, J. McDonald, M. Darby, K. Seto, H. Bailey, S.J. Bograd, D.K. Briscoe, D.P. Costa, L.B. Crowder, D.C. Dunn, S. Fossette, P.N. Halpin, J.R. Hartog, E.L. Hazen, B.G. Lascelles, R.L. Lewison, G. Poulos and A. Powers. 2014. Dynamic ocean management: Integrating scientific and technological capacity with law, policy and management. Stanford Environmental Law Journal 33 (2):125-165.

Crowder, L.B. 2013. Sea Turtles of the Eastern Pacific: Advances in Research and Conservation (Book Review). Quarterly Review of Biology 88:362.

Halpern, B.S., C. Longo, D. Hardy, K.L. McLeod, J.F. Samhouri, S.K. Katona, K. Kleisner, S.E. Lester, J. O’Leary, M. Ranelletti, A.A. Rosenberg, C. Scarborough, E.R. Selig, B.D. Best, D.R. Brumbaugh, F.S. Chapin III, L.B. Crowder, K.L. Daly, S.C. Doney, C. Elfes, M.J. Fogarty, S.D. Gaines, K. Jacobsen, L.B. Karrer, H.M. Leslie, E. Neeley, D. Pauly, S. Polasky, B. Ris, K. St. Martin, G.S. Stone, U.R. Sumaila, and D. Zeller. 2012. An index to assess the health and benefits of the global ocean. Nature DOI: 10.1038/nature11397

Hazen, E.L., S. Jorgensen, R.R. Rykaczewski, S. J. Bograd, D.G. Foley, I.D. Jonsen, S.A. Shaffer, J.P. Dunne, D.P. Costa, L.B. Crowder, and B.A. Block. 2012. Predicted habitat shifts of Pacific top predators in a changing climate. Nature Climate Change 3: 234-238 doi:10.1038/nclimate1686.

Kittinger, J. N., E. M. Finkbeiner, E. W. Glazier and L. B. Crowder. 2012. Human dimensions of coral reef social-ecological systems. Ecology and Society 17 (4):17. [online]

Crowder, L.B. 2013. Focusing on the most critical questions in sea turtle conservation. State of the World’s Sea Turtles. Volume 8.

Wallace, B.P., C.Y. Kot, A.D. DiMatteo, T. Lee, L.B. Crowder and R.L. Lewison. 2013. Impacts of fisheries bycatch on marine turtle populations worldwide: Toward conservation and research priorities. Ecosphere published [online]

Peñaloza, C., O. Hernández, R. Espín, L.B. Crowder and G.R. Barreto. 2013. Harvest of endangered sideneck river turtles (Podocnemis spp.) in the Middle Orinoco, Venezuela. Copeia 2013 1:111-120.

Kittinger, J.N., E.M. Finkbeiner, N.C. Ban, K. Broad, M.H. Carr, J.E. Cinner, S. Gelcich, M.L. Cornwell, J.Z. Koehn, X. Basurto, R. Fujita, M.R. Caldwell, and L.B. Crowder. 2013. Emerging frontiers in social-ecological systems research for sustainability of small-scale fisheries. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 5:352-357. [online]

Foley, M.M., M.H. Armsby, E.E. Prahler, M.R. Caldwell, A.L. Erickson, J.N. Kittinger, L.B. Crowder, and P.S. Levin. 2013. Improving ocean management through the use of ecological principles and integrated ecosystem assessments. BioScience 63:619-631.

Maxwell, S.M., E.L. Hazen, S.J. Bograd, B.S. Halpern, G.A. Breed, B. Nickel, N.M. Teutschel, L.B. Crowder, S. Benson, P.H. Dutton, H. Bailey, M.A. Kappes, C.E. Kuhn, M.J. Weise, B. Mate, S.A. Shaffer, J.L. Hassrick, R.W. Henry, L. Irvine, B.I. McDonald, P.W. Robinson, B.A. Block, and D.P. Costa. 2013. Cumulative human impacts on marine predators. Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3688.

Klinger, D.H., M. Turnipseed, J.L. Anderson, F. Asche, L.B. Crowder, A.G. Guttormsen, B.S. Halpern, M.I. O'Connor, R. Sagarin, K.A. Selkoe, G. Shester, M.D. Smith, P. Tyedmers. 2012. Moving beyond the fished or farmed dichotomy. Marine policy. [online]

Kittinger, J.N., E. Finkbeiner , E.W. Glazier, and L.B. Crowder. 2012 Human dimensions of coral reef social-ecological systems. Ecology and Society (in press).

Halpern, B.S., C. Longo, D. Hardy, K.L. McLeod, J.F. Samhouri, S.K. Katona, K. Kleisner, S.E. Lester, J. O'Leary, M. Ranelletti, A.A. Rosenberg, C. Scarborough, E.R. Selig, B. Best, D. Brumbaugh, F.S. Chapin, L.B. Crowder, K.L. Daly, S.C. Doney, C. Elfes, M.J. Fogarty, S.D. Gaines, K. Jacobsen, L.B. Karrer, H.M. Leslie, E. Neeley, D. Pauly, S. Polasky, B. Ris, K. St. Martin, G.S. Stone, U.R. Sumaila, and D. Zeller. 2012. An Index to assess the health and benefits of global marine social-ecological systems. Nature (in press).

Gopnik, M., C. Fieseler, L. Cantral, K. McClellan, L. Pendleton, and L. Crowder. 2012. Coming to the table: Early stakeholder engagement in marine spatial planning. Marine Policy 36:1139-1149.

Smith, M.D. and L.B. Crowder. 2012. Valuing ecosystem services and fishery rents: A lumped-parameter approach to hypoxia in the Neuse River Estuary. Sustainability (in press).

Žydelis R., R.L. Lewison, S.A. Shaffer, J.E. Moore, A.M. Boustany, J.J. Roberts, M. Sims, D.C. Dunn, B.D. Best, Y. Tremblay, M.A. Kappes, P.N. Halpin, D.P. Costa and L.B. Crowder. 2011. Dynamic habitat models: Using telemetry data to project fisheries bycatch. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278:3191-3200.

Finkbeiner, E.M., B.P. Wallace, J.E. Moore, R.L. Lewison, L.B. Crowder, and A.J. Read. 2011. Cumulative estimates of sea turtle bycatch and mortality in U.S.A. fisheries between 1990-2007. Biological conservation 144:2719-2727.

Alava, J.J., J.M. Keller, J. Wyneken, L. Crowder, G. Scott, J.R. Kucklick. 2011. Geographical variation in persistent organic pollutants in eggs of threatened loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) from southeastern USA. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30:1677-1688.

Hart, K.M. and L. B. Crowder. 2011. Mitigating by-catch of diamondback terrapins in crab pots. Journal of Wildlife Management 75:264-272.

Shackeroff, J.S., L.M. Campbell and L.B. Crowder. 2011. Social-ecological guilds: Putting people into marine historical ecology. Ecology and Society 16 (52), 20pp.

Lewison, R.L., C.U. Soykan, T. Cox, H. Peckham, N. Pilcher, N. LeBoeuf, S. McDonald, J. Moore, C. Safina, and L.B. Crowder. 2011. Ingredients for addressing the challenges of fisheries bycatch. Bulletin of Marine Science 87:235-250 (doi:105343/bms.2010.1062).

Stewart, K., M. Sims, A. Meylan, B. Witherington, B. Brost, and L.B. Crowder. 2011. Leatherback nests increasing significantly in Florida, USA: Trends assessed over 30 years using multi-level modeling. Ecological Applications 21:263-273.

Bjorndal, K.A., B.W. Bowen, M. Chaloupka, L.B Crowder, S.S. Heppell, C.M. Jones, M.E. Lutcavage, D. Policansky, A.R. Solow, and B.E. Witherington. 2011. Better science needed for restoration in the Gulf of Mexico. Science 331:537-38.

Crowder, L.B. and S.S. Heppell. 2011. The decline and rise of a sea turtle: How Kemp's ridleys are recovering in the Gulf of Mexico. Solutions 2:67-73.

Snover, M.L., A.A. Hohn, L.B. Crowder and S.A. Macko. 2011. Combining stable isotopes and skeletal growth marks to detect habitat shifts in juvenile loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta. Endangered Species Res 13:25-31.

Hamann, M., M.H. Godfrey, J.A. Seminoff, K. Arthur, P.C.R. Barata, K.A. Bjorndal, A.B. Bolten, A.C. Broderick, L.M. Campbell, C. Carreras, P. Casale, M. Chaloupka, S.K.F. Chan, M.S. Coyne, L.B. Crowder, C.E. Diez, P.H. Dutton, S.P. Epperly, N.N. FitzSimmons, A. Formia, M. Girondot, G.C. Hays, C. I-Jiunn, Y. Kaska, R. Lewison, J.A. Mortimer, W.J. Nichols, R.D. Reina, K. Shanker, J.R. Spotila, J. Tomás, B.P. Wallace, T.M. Work, J. Zbinden, B.J. Godley. 2010. Global research priorities for sea turtles: Informing management and conservation in the 21st century. Endangered Species Research 11:245-269.

Stewart, K.R., R.L. Lewison, D.C. Dunn, R.H. Bjorkland, S. Kelez, P.N. Halpin and L.B. Crowder. 2010. Characterizing fishing effort and spatial extent of coastal fisheries. PLoS One 5(12):e14451. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014451.

Bolten, A.B., L.B. Crowder, M.G. Dodd, S.L. MacPherson, J.A. Musick, B.A. Schroeder, B.E. Witherington, K.J. Long, and M.L. Snover. 2010. Quantifying multiple threats to endangered species: An example from loggerhead sea turtles. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment 9:295-301(doi:10.1890/090126).

Donlan, C.J., D.K. Wingfield, L.B. Crowder and C. Wilcox. 2010. Using expert opinion surveys to rank threats to endangered species: A case study with sea turtles. Conservation Biology 24:1586-1595.

Wallace, B.P., R.L. Lewison, S.L. McDonald, R.K. McDonald, C.Y. Kot, S. Kelez, R.K. Bjorkland, E.M. Finkbeiner, S. Helmbrecht, and L.B. Crowder. 2010. Global patterns of marine turtle bycatch. Conservation Letters 3:131-142.

Foley, M.M., B.S. Halpern, F. Micheli, M.H. Armsby, M.R. Caldwell, C.M. Crain, E. Prahler, N. Rohr, D. Sivas, M.W. Beck, M.H. Carr, L.B. Crowder, J.E. Duffy, S.D. Hacker, K.L. McLeod, S.R. Palumbi, C.H. Peterson, H.M. Regan, M.H. Ruckelshaus, P.A. Sandifer, R.S. Steneck. 2010. Guiding ecological principles for marine spatial planning. Marine Policy 34:955-966.

Moore, J.E., T.M. Cox, R.L. Lewison, A.J. Read, R. Bjorkland, S.L. McDonald, L.B. Crowder, E. Aruna, I. Ayissi, P. Espeut, C. Joynson-Hicks, N. Pilcher, C. Poonian, B. Solarin, and J. Kiszka. 2010. An interview-based approach to assess marine mammal and sea turtle captures in artisanal fisheries. Biological Conservation 143:795-805.

Smith, M.D., C.A. Roheim, L.B. Crowder, B.S. Halpern, M. Turnipseed, J.L. Anderson, F. Asche, L. Bourillón, A.G. Guttormsen, A. Khan, L.A. Liguori, A. McNevin, M.I O'Connor, D. Squires, P. Tyedmers, C. Brownstein, K. Carden, D.H. Klinger, R. Sagarin, and K.A. Selkoe. 2010. Sustainability and global seafood. Science 327:784-786.

Turnipseed, M., L.B. Crowder, R.D. Sagarin, and S.E. Roady. Legal bedrock for rebuilding America's ocean ecosystems.  Science  (2009) (324: 183-184).

Sagarin, R.D., and L.B. Crowder., Breaking through the crisis in marine conservation and management: Insights from the philosophies of Ed Ricketts., Conservation Biology (2009) (23:24-30.).

Avissar, N., K.M. Hart, L. B. Crowder, J. Gannon and J.C. Marsh., At loggerheads: Gear damage in the blue crab fishery attributed to loggerhead sea turtles., North American Journal of Fisheries Management (2009) (29:163-169).

Moore, J.E., B.P. Wallace, R.L. Lewison, R. Žydelis, T.M. Cox and L.B. Crowder., A review of marine mammal, sea turtle and seabird bycatch in USA fisheries and the role of policy in shaping management., Marine Policy (2009)(33:435-451).

Turnipseed, M., L.B. Crowder, R.D. Sagarin, and S.E. Roady., Legal bedrock for rebuilding America's ocean ecosystems, Science (2009)(324:183-184).

Crowder, L.B. and E.A. Norse., Essential ecological insights for marine ecosystem-based management., Marine Policy, vol. 32 (2008), pp. 772-778.

Crowder, L.B., E.L Hazen, N. Avissar, R, Bjorkland, K. Latanich, M.B. Ogburn., The impacts of fisheries on marine ecosystems and the transition to ecosystem-based management., . Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, vol. 39 (2008), pp. 259-278.