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Journal Articles
(bold = lab member; *postdoc, **grad student, §undergrad)


60. Kimbro DL, White JW, Garland H, Cox N, Christopher M, Stokes-Cawley O, Yuan S, Pusack T, Stallings CD. Local and regional stressors interact to drive a salinization-induced outbreak of predators on Florida oyster reefs. Ecosphere, in press

59. **Hanmer J, White JW, Pawlik JR. Application of diet theory reveals context-dependent foraging preferences in an herbivorous coral reef fish. Oecologia 184: 127-137

58. Kimbro DL, Grabowski JH, Hughes AR, Piehler MF, White JW. 2017. Nonconsumptive effects of a predator weaken then rebound over time. Ecology 98: 656-667

57. White JW, Cole BJ, Cherr GN, Connon RE, Brander SM. 2017. Scaling up endocrine disruption effects from individuals to populations: outcomes depend on how many males a population needs.Environmental Science and Technology 51: 1802-1810


56. White JW, Nickols KJ, Malone D, Carr MH, Starr RM, Cordoleani F, Baskett ML, Hastings A, Botsford LW. 2016. Methods for fitting state-space integral projection models to size-structured time series data to estimate unknown parameters. Ecological Applications 26: 2675-2692

55. **Hameed SO, White JW, Nickols KJ, Miller SH, Morgan SG. 2016. Coupled larval production and settlement reveals limited population connectivity along 700 km of wave-swept open coast. Proceedings of the Royal Society (B) 283: 20160370

54. Brander SM, Jeffries KM, Cole BJ, **DeCourten BM, White JW, *Hasenbein S, Fangue NA, Connon RE. 2016. Transcriptomic changes underlie altered egg protein production and reduced fecundity in an estuarine model fish exposed to bifenthrin. Aquatic Toxicology 174: 247-260

53. **Dingeldein AL, White JW. 2016. Larval traits carry over to affect post-settlement behaviour in a common coral reef fish. Journal of Animal Ecology 85: 903-914

52. **Easter EE, White JW. 2016. Spatial management for protogynous sex-changing fishes: a general framework for coastal systems. Marine Ecology Progress Series 543: 223-249

51. §McCarthy EK, White JW. 2016. Density-dependent prey mortality is determined by the spatial scale of predator foraging. Oecologia 180: 305-311


50. **Heintz MM, Brander SM, White JW. 2015. Endocrine disrupting compounds alter risk-taking behavior in fish (Poecelia reticulata). Ethology 121:480-491

49. White JW. 2015. Marine reserve design theory for species with ontogenetic migration. Biology Letters 11: 20140511
     (Special feature: Frontiers in marine movement ecology)

48. Nickols KJ, White JW, Gaylord B, Largier JL. 2015. Marine population connectivity: reconciling large-scale dispersal and high self-retention. American Naturalist 185:196-211
     Press release


47. White JW, Morgan SG, Fisher JL. 2014. Planktonic larval mortality rates are lower than widely expected. Ecology 95: 3344-3353

46. White JW, §Schroeger J, Drake PT, Edwards CA. 2014.  The value of larval connectivity information in the static optimization of marine reserve design. Conservation Letters 7: 533-544

45. Wang HY, Botsford LW, White JW, Fogarty MJ, Juanes F, Hastings A, Holland MD, Brander K. 2014. The influence of temperature on life histories sets the sensitivity of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, to fishing. Marine Ecology Progress Series 514: 217-229

44. Botsford LW, White JW, Carr MH, Caselle JE. 2014. Marine protected areas in California, USA. In: Advances in Marine Biology: Marine Managed Areas and Fisheries, vol. 69. (Johnson ML and Sandell J, eds.). Elsevier, Oxford, UK, pp 203-249

43. White JW, Rassweiler A, Samhouri JF, Stier AC, White C. 2014.  Ecologists should not use statistical significance tests to interpret simulation model results. Oikos 123: 385-389
     Oikos Editor’s Choice
     Recommended by Faculty of 1000 Prime

42. §Birk MA, White JW. 2014. Experimental determination of the spatial scale of a prey patch from the predator’s perspective. Oecologia 174: 723-729

41. Burgess SC, Nickols KJ, Griesemer CD, Barnett LAK, Dedrick AG, Satterthwaite EV, Yamane L, Morgan SG, White JW, Botsford LW. 2014. Beyond connectivity: how empirical methods can quantify population persistence to improve marine protected area design.  Ecological Applications 24: 257-270

40. Stier AC=, White JW=. 2014. Predator density and the functional response of coral reef fish. Coral Reefs 33: 235-240.  =These authors contributed equally

39. White JW, Botsford LW, Hastings A, Holland MD. 2014. Stochastic models reveal conditions for cyclic dominance in sockeye salmon populations. Ecological Monographs 84: 69-90


38. Brander SM, Connon RE, He G, Hobbs JA, Smalling KL, Teh SJ, White JW, Werner I, Denison MS, Cherr GN. 2013. From ‘omics to otoliths: responses of an estuarine fish to endocrine disrupting compounds across biological scales.  PLOS ONE 8: e74521
     Press coverage

37. **Midway SR, White JW, Roumillat W, Batsavage C, Scharf FS. 2013. Improving macroscopic maturity determination in a pre-spawning flatfish through predictive modeling and whole mount methods. Fisheries Research 147: 359-369

36. Moffitt EA, White JW, Botsford LW. 2013. Accurate assessment of marine protected area success depends on metric and spatiotemporal scale of monitoring. Marine Ecology Progress Series 489: 17-28

35. White JW, Botsford LW, Hastings A, Baskett ML, Kaplan DM, Barnett LAK. 2013. Transient responses of fished populations to marine reserve establishment. Conservation Letters 6: 180-191

34. Sorte CJB, White JW. 2013 Competitive and demographic leverage points of community shifts under climate change. Proceedings of the Royal Society (B) 280: 20130572

33. Miller SH, Morgan SG, White JW, Green PG. 2013. Trace element signatures in larval soft tissues reveal larval transport but not population connectivity. Marine Ecology Progress Series 481: 1-10

32. Bucaram SJ, White JW, Sanchirico JN, Wilen JE. 2013. Behavior of the Galapagos fishing fleet and its consequences for the design of spatial management alternatives for the red spiny lobster fishery. Ocean and Coastal Management 78: 88-100
     Comment by Castrejón and Charles. Ocean and Coastal Management 89: 113-116
     Reply by Bucaram et al. Ocean and Coastal Management 89: 112

31. White JW, Scholz AJ, Rassweiler A, Steinback C, Botsford LW, Kruse S, Costello C, Mitarai S, Siegel D, Drake PT, Edwards C. 2013. A comparison of approaches used for economic analysis in marine protected area planning in California. Ocean and Coastal Management 74: 77-89
(     Special issue on the California Marine Life Protection Act)

30. Miller SH, Morgan SG, White JW, Green PG. 2013. Interannual variability in an atlas of trace element signatures for determining population connectivity. Marine Ecology Progress Series 474: 179-190


28. Hunsicker ME, Ciannelli L, Bailey KM, Buckel JA, White JW, Link JS, Essington TE, Anderson TW, Brodeur RD, Chan KS, Chen K, Englund G, Frank KT, Frietas V, Gaichas S, Hixon MA, Hurst T, Johnson DW, Kitchell JF, Reese D, Rose GA, Sjodin H, Sydeman WJ, van der Veer H, Vollset K, Zador S. 2011. Functional responses and scaling in marine predator-prey interactions: contemporary issues and emerging concepts. Ecology Letters 14: 1288-1299

27. Fischer DT=, White JW=, Botsford LW, Largier JL, Kaplan DM. 2011. A GIS-based tool for representing larval dispersal for marine reserve selection. The Professional Geographer 63: 489-513
     =These authors contributed equally.

26. Standish JD, White JW, Warner RR. 2011. The spatial pattern of natal signatures in the otoliths of juvenile Sebastes atrovirens along the California coast. Marine Ecology Progress Series 437: 279-290

25. White JW, Botsford LW, Baskett ML, Barnett LAK, Barr RJ, Hastings A. 2011. Linking models and monitoring data for assessing performance of no-take marine reserves. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9: 390-399

24. White JW. 2011. Can inverse density dependence at small spatial scales produce dynamic instability in animal populations? Theoretical Ecology 4: 357-370

White JW, Samhouri JF. 2011. Oceanographic coupling across multiple trophic levels shapes source-sink dynamics in marine metacommunities. Oikos 120: 1151-1164
     Rated 8/10 by Faculty of 1000

22. Botsford, LW, Holland MD, Samhouri JF, White JW, Hastings A. 2011. Importance of age structure in models of the response of upper trophic levels to fishing and climate change.  ICES Journal of Marine Science 68: 1270-1283
     (Special issue: Climate change effects on fish and fisheries: forecasting impacts, assessing ecosytem responses, and evaluating management strategies)

21. Morgan SG, White JW, McAfee ST, Gaines SD, Schmitt RJ. 2011. Weak synchrony in the timing of larval release in upwelling regimes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 425: 103-112

20. Moffitt EA, White JW, Botsford LW. 2011. The utility and limitations of size and spacing guidelines for designing marine protected area networks. Biological Conservation 144: 306-318


19. White JW, Rogers-Bennett L. 2010. Incorporating physical oceanographic proxies of recruitment into population models to improve fishery and marine protected area management.  CalCOFI Reports 51: 128-149
     (Part of the Symposium on forecasting fishery productivity in the California Current)

18. White JW, Nickols KJ, Clarke L, Largier JL. 2010. Population effects of larval entrainment in cooling water intakes: spatially explicit models reveal shortcomings of traditional assessments. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67: 2014-2031

17. White JW, Botsford LW, Moffitt EA, Fischer DT. 2010. Decision analysis for designing marine protected areas for multiple species with uncertain fishery status. Ecological Applications 20: 1523-1541

16. White JW, Samhouri JF, Stier AC, Wormald CL, Hamilton SL, Sandin SA. 2010.  Synthesizing mechanisms of density dependence in reef fishes: behavior, habitat configuration, and observation scale.  Ecology 91: 1949-1961
     Photo Gallery: ESA Bulletin, July 2010

15. White JW. 2010. Adapting the steepness parameter from stock-recruit curves for use in spatially explicit models.  Fisheries Research 102: 330-334

14. White JW, Botsford LW, Hastings A, Largier JL. 2010. Population persistence in marine reserve networks: incorporating spatial heterogeneities in larval dispersal. Marine Ecology Progress Series 398: 49-67


13. Brander SM, Werner I, White JW, Deavonic LA. 2009. Toxicity of a dissolved pyrethroid mixture to Hyallela azteca at environmentally relevant concentrations. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 28: 1493-1499

12. Botsford LW, White JW, Coffroth M-A, Jones GP, Paris C, Planes S, Shearer TL, Thorrold S. 2009. Connectivity and resilience of coral reef metapopulations in MPAs: matching empirical efforts to predictive needs. Coral Reefs 28: 327-337


11. White JW, Standish JD, Thorrold SR, Warner RR. 2008. Markov chain – Monte Carlo methods for assignment of natal origins and mixed-stock analysis using natural geochemical tags. Ecological Applications 18:1901-1913
     Rated 6/10 by Faculty of 1000

10. White JW and Caselle JE. 2008. Scale-dependent changes in the importance of larval supply and habitat availability to abundance of a reef fish. Ecology 89: 1323-1333

9. White JW. 2008. Spatially coupled larval supply of marine predators and their prey alters the predictions of metapopulation models. The American Naturalist 171:E179-E1942007

8. White JW and Warner RR. 2007. Safety in numbers and the spatial scaling of density dependence in a coral reef fish. Ecology 88: 3044-3054

7. White JW and Warner RR. 2007. Behavioral and energetic costs of group membership in a shoaling reef fish. Oecologia 154: 423:433

6. White JW. 2007. Spatially correlated recruitment of a marine predator and its prey shapes the large-scale pattern of prey mortality. Ecology Letters 10: 1054-1065

5. White JW, Grigsby CJ, Warner RR. 2007. Cleaning behavior is riskier and less profitable than an alternative strategy for a facultative cleaner fish. Coral Reefs 26: 87-94

4. White JW and Ruttenberg BI. 2007. Discriminant function analysis in marine ecology: some common oversights and their solutions. Marine Ecology Progress Series 329: 301-305

3. Munday PL, White JW, Warner RR. 2006. A social basis for the development of primary males in sex-changing fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society (B) 273: 2845-2851

2. Hamilton SL, White JW, Caselle JE, Swearer SE, Warner RR. 2006. Consistent long-term spatial gradients of replenishment for an island population of a coral reef fish. Marine Ecology Progress Series 306: 247-256


1. Rudgers JA, Hodgen JG, White JW. 2003. Behavioral mechanisms underlie an ant-plant mutualism. Oecologia 135: 51-59

Articles submitted/in review

Booth HS, Pusack TJ, White JW, Stallings CD, Kimbro DL. Experimental evidence that oyster populations persist during predatory snail outbreaks because of intraspecific predator inhibition, not a prey size refuge. In review, Oecologia

Midway SR, White JW, Scharf FS. The potential for cryptic population structure to sustain a heavily exploited marine flatfish stock. In revision, Marine and Coastal Fisheries

Pusack TJ, Garland HG, Kimbro DL, White JW, Stallings CD. Size-dependent feeding and intraspecific inhibition of an estuarine snail on oysters. In review, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology

Pusack TJ, Kimbro DL, White JW, Stallings CD. Predation on oysters is inhibited by intense or chronically mild low salinity events. Submitted, Limnology and Oceanography

Other publications

3. White JW, Nickols KJ, Botsford LW (2017) Response to O’Leary et al.: Misuse of models leads to misguided conservation recommendations. Conservation Letters, in press. DOI 10.1111/conl.12344

2. White JW (2016) Book review: Secor, D.H., Migration Ecology of Marine Fishes. Reviews in Fishery Science and Aquaculture 24: 111-112

1. Bucaram S, White JW, Sanchirico JN, Wilen JE (2014) Improving fisheries knowledge does not diminish prior efforts: a reply to Castrejón and Charles. Ocean and Coastal Management 89: 112

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