Publications


Sarribouette, L., Pedersen, N. E., Edwards, C. B., & Sandin, S. A. (2022). Post-settlement demographics of reef building corals suggest prolonged recruitment bottlenecks. Oecologia. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-022-05196-7
Runyan, H., Petrovic, V., Edwards, C. B., Pedersen, N., Alcantar, E., Kuester, F., & Sandin, S. A. (2022). Automated 2D, 2.5D, and 3D Segmentation of Coral Reef Pointclouds and Orthoprojections. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 9, 884317. https://doi.org/10.3389/frobt.2022.884317
Sandin, S. A., Alcantar, E., Clark, R., De Leon, R., Dilrosun, F., Edwards, C. B., Estep, A. J., Eynaud, Y., French, B. J., Fox, M. D., Grenda, D., Hamilton, S. L., Kramp, H., Marhaver, K. L., Miller, S. D., Roach, T. N. F., Seferina, G., Silveira, C. B., Smith, J. E., … Vermeij, M. J. A. (2022). Benthic assemblages are more predictable than fish assemblages at an island scale. Coral Reefs. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-022-02272-5
Bonito, L., Bellquist, L., Jackson, A. M., Kauer, K., Gleason, M. G., Wilson, J., & Sandin, S. (2022). US exempted fishing permits: Role, value, and lessons learned for adaptive fisheries management. Marine Policy, 138, 9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2022.104992
Williams, M. A., Faiad, S., Claar, D. C., French, B., Leslie, K. L., Oven, E., Guerra, A. S., Micheli, F., Zgliczynski, B. J., Haupt, A. J., Sandin, S. A., & Wood, C. L. (2022). Life history mediates the association between parasite abundance and geographic features. Journal of Animal Ecology, 14. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13693
Sandin, S. A., French, B. J., & Zgliczynski, B. J. (2022). Emerging insights on effects of sharks and other top predators on coral reefs. Emerging Topics in Life Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1042/etls20210238
Ma, L., Becker, C., Weber, L., Sullivan, C., Zgliczynski, B., Sandin, S., Brandt, M., Smith, T. B., & Apprill, A. (2022). Biogeography of reef water microbes from within-reef to global scales. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 88, 81–94. https://doi.org/10.3354/ame01985
Leliaert, F., Kelly, E. L. A., Janouskovec, J., Fox, M. D., Johnson, M. D., Redfern, F. M., Eria, T., Haas, A. F., Sala, E., Sandin, S. A., & Smith, J. E. (2022). Brilliantia kiribatiensis, a new genus and species of Cladophorales (Chlorophyta) from the remote coral reefs of the Southern Line Islands, Pacific Ocean. Journal of Phycology, 15. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpy.13230
Pavoni, G., Corsini, M., Ponchio, F., Muntoni, A., Edwards, C., Pedersen, N., Sandin, S., & Cignoni, P. (2021). TagLab: AI-assisted annotation for the fast and accurate semantic segmentation of coral reef orthoimages. Journal of Field Robotics, 17. https://doi.org/10.1002/rob.22049
Fox, M. D., Cohen, A. L., Rotjan, R. D., Mangubhai, S., Sandin, S. A., Smith, J. E., Thorrold, S. R., Dissly, L., Mollica, N. R., & Obura, D. (2021). Increasing coral reef resilience through successive marine heatwaves. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(17), 11. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021gl094128
Akiona, A. K., Zgliczynski, B. J., & Sandin, S. A. (2021). Length-weight relationships for 18 coral reef fish species from the central Pacific. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.14249
Sandin, S. A., Eynaud, Y., Williams, G. J., Edwards, C. B., & McNamara, D. E. (2020). Modelling the linkage between coral assemblage structure and pattern of environmental forcing. Royal Society Open Science, 7(10). https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.200565
Ben-Aderet, N., Johnston, E. M., Cravey, R., & Sandin, S. A. (2020). Revisiting the life history of yellowtail jack (Seriola dorsalis) in the Southern California Bight: new evidence for ontogenetic habitat shifts and regional differences in a changing environment. Fishery Bulletin, 118(2), 157–170. https://doi.org/10.7755/fb.118.2.5
Kodera, S. M., Edwards, C. B., Petrovic, V., Pedersen, N. E., Eynaud, Y., & Sandin, S. A. (2020). Quantifying life history demographics of the scleractinian coral genus Pocillopora at Palmyra Atoll. Coral Reefs. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-020-01940-8
French, B. J., Lim, Y. W., Zgliczynski, B. J., Edwards, R. A., Rohwer, F., & Sandin, S. A. (2020). Decoding diversity in a coral reef fish species complex with restricted range using metagenomic sequencing of gut contents. Ecology and Evolution, 10(7), 3413–3423. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6138
Johnson, M. D., Fox, M. D., Kelly, E. L. A., Zgliczynski, B. J., Sandin, S. A., & Smith, J. E. (2020). Ecophysiology of coral reef primary producers across an upwelling gradient in the tropical central Pacific. PLOS ONE, 15(2), e0228448. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0228448
Carter, A. L., Edwards, C. B., Fox, M. D., Amir, C. G., Eynaud, Y., Johnson, M. D., Lewis, L. S., Sandin, S. A., & Smith, J. E. (2019). Changes in benthic community composition associated with the outbreak of the corallimorph, Rhodactis howesii, at Palmyra Atoll. Coral Reefs, 38(6), 1267–1279. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-019-01841-5
Brito-Millán, M., Vermeij, M. J. A., Alcantar, E. A., & Sandin, S. A. (2019). Coral reef assessments based on cover alone mask active dynamics of coral communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 630, 55–68. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps13128
Pedersen, N. E., Edwards, C. B., Eynaud, Y., Gleason, A. C. R., Smith, J. E., & Sandin, S. A. (2019). The influence of habitat and adults on the spatial distribution of juvenile corals. Ecography. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.04520
Zgliczynski, B. J., Williams, G. J., Hamilton, S. L., Cordner, E. G., Fox, M. D., Eynaud, Y., Michener, R. H., Kaufman, L. S., & Sandin, S. A. (2019). Foraging consistency of coral reef fishes across environmental gradients in the central Pacific. Oecologia, 191(2), 433–445. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04496-9
Fox, M. D., Carter, A. L., Edwards, C. B., Takeshita, Y., Johnson, M. D., Petrovic, V., Amir, C. G., Sala, E., Sandin, S. A., & Smith, J. E. (2019). Limited coral mortality following acute thermal stress and widespread bleaching on Palmyra Atoll, central Pacific. Coral Reefs, 38(4), 701–712. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-019-01796-7
Miller, S. D., Zgliczynski, B. J., Fox, M. D., Kaufman, L. S., Michener, R. H., Sandin, S. A., & Hamilton, S. L. (2019). Niche width expansion of coral reef fishes along a primary production gradient in the remote central Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 625, 127–143. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps13023
Kelly, L. W., Nelson, C. E., Haas, A. F., Naliboff, D. S., Calhoun, S., Carlson, C. A., Edwards, R. A., Fox, M. D., Hatay, M., Johnson, M. D., Kelly, E. L. A., Lim, Y. W., Macherla, S., Quinlan, Z. A., Silva, G. G. Z., Vermeij, M. J. A., Zgliczynski, B., Sandin, S. A., Smith, J. E., & Rohwer, F. (2019). Diel population and functional synchrony of microbial communities on coral reefs. Nature Communications, 10. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09419-z
McNamara, D. E., Cortale, N., Edwards, C., Eynaud, Y., & Sandin, S. A. (2019). Insights into coral reef benthic dynamics from nonlinear spatial forecasting. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 16(153). https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2019.0047
Brito-Millán, M., Werner, B. T., Sandin, S. A., & McNamara, D. E. (2019). Influence of aggregation on benthic coral reef spatio-temporal dynamics. Royal Society Open Science, 6(2), 181703. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.181703
Fox, M. D., Williams, G. J., Johnson, M. D., Radice, V. Z., Zgliczynski, B. J., Kelly, E. L. A., Rohwer, F. L., Sandin, S. A., & Smith, J. E. (2018). Gradients in primary production predict trophic strategies of mixotrophic corals across spatial scales. Current Biology, 28(21), 3355-+. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.08.057
Wood, C. L., Zgliczynski, B. J., Haupt, A. J., Guerra, A. S., Micheli, F., & Sandin, S. A. (2018). Human impacts decouple a fundamental ecological relationship-The positive association between host diversity and parasite diversity. Global Change Biology, 24(8), 3666–3679. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14159
Cinner, J. E., Maire, E., Huchery, C., MacNeil, M. A., Graham, N. A. J., Mora, C., Barnes, M. L., Kittinger, J. N., Hicks, C. C., D’Agata, S., Hoey, A. S., Gurney, G. G., Feary, D. A., Williams, I. D., Kulbicki, M., Vigliola, L., Wantiez, L., Edgar, G. J., Stuart-Smith, R. D., … Mouillot, D. (2018). Gravity of human impacts mediates coral reef conservation gains. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(27), E6116–E6125. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1708001115
Nakajima, R., Haas, A. F., Silveira, C. B., Kelly, E. L. A., Smith, J. E., Sandin, S., Kelly, L. W., Rohwer, F., Nakatomi, N., & Kurihara, H. (2018). Release of dissolved and particulate organic matter by the soft coral Lobophytum and subsequent microbial degradation. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 504, 53–60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2018.02.008
Maire, E., Villeger, S., Graham, N. A. J., Hoey, A. S., Cinner, J., Ferse, S. C. A., Aliaume, C., Booth, D. J., Feary, D. A., Kulbicki, M., Sandin, S. A., Vigliola, L., & Mouillot, D. (2018). Community-wide scan identifies fish species associated with coral reef services across the Indo-Pacific. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 285(1883). https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.1167
Williams, G. J., Sandin, S. A., Zgliczynski, B. J., Fox, M. D., Gove, J. M., Rogers, J. S., Furby, K. A., Hartmann, A. C., Caldwell, Z. R., Price, N. N., & Smith, J. E. (2018). Biophysical drivers of coral trophic depth zonation. Marine Biology, 165(4). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-018-3314-2
McCauley, D. J., Gellner, G., Martinez, N. D., Williams, R. J., Sandin, S. A., Micheli, F., Mumby, P. J., & McCann, K. S. (2018). On the prevalence and dynamics of inverted trophic pyramids and otherwise top-heavy communities. Ecology Letters, 21(3), 439–454. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.12900
Ruttenberg, B., Caselle, J. E., Estep, A. J., Johnson, A. E., Marhaver, K. L., Richter, L. J., Sandin, S. A., Vermeij, M. J. A., Smith, J. E., Grenda, D., & Cannon, A. (2018). Ecological assessment of the marine ecosystems of Barbuda, West Indies: Using rapid scientific assessment to inform ocean zoning and fisheries management. PLOS ONE, 13(1). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189355
Edwards, C. B., Eynaud, Y., Williams, G. J., Pedersen, N. E., Zgliczynski, B. J., Gleason, A. C. R., Smith, J. E., & Sandin, S. A. (2017). Large-area imaging reveals biologically driven non-random spatial patterns of corals at a remote reef. Coral Reefs, 36(4), 1291–1305. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-017-1624-3
Nicklisch, S. C. T., Bonito, L. T., Sandin, S., & Hamdoun, A. (2017). Mercury levels of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) are associated with capture location. Environmental Pollution, 229, 87–93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2017.05.070
Kelly, E. L. A., Eynaud, Y., Williams, I. D., Sparks, R. T., Dailer, M. L., Sandin, S. A., & Smith, J. E. (2017). A budget of algal production and consumption by herbivorous fish in an herbivore fisheries management area, Maui, Hawaii. Ecosphere, 8(8). https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1899
Knowles, B., Bailey, B., Boling, L., Breitbart, M., Cobian-Guemes, A., del Campo, J., Edwards, R., Felts, B., Grasis, J., Haas, A. F., Katira, P., Kelly, L. W., Luque, A., Nulton, J., Paul, L., Peters, G., Robinett, N., Sandin, S., Segall, A., … Rohwer, F. (2017). Variability and host density independence in inductions-based estimates of environmental lysogeny. Nature Microbiology, 2(7). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmicrobiol.2017.64
Nicklisch, S. C. T., Bonito, L. T., Sandin, S., & Hamdoun, A. (2017). Geographic differences in persistent organic pollutant levels of yellowfin tuna. Environ Health Perspect, 125(6), 067014. https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp518
Furby, K. A., Smith, J. E., & Sandin, S. A. (2017). Porites superfusa mortality and recovery from a bleaching event at Palmyra Atoll USA. PeerJ, 5. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3204
Zgliczynski, B. J., & Sandin, S. A. (2017). Size-structural shifts reveal intensity of exploitation in coral reef fisheries. Ecological Indicators, 73, 411–421. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.09.045
Cinner, J. E., Huchery, C., MacNeil, M. A., Graham, N. A. J., McClanahan, T. R., Maina, J., Maire, E., Kittinger, J. N., Hicks, C. C., Mora, C., Allison, E. H., D’Agata, S., Hoey, A., Feary, D. A., Crowder, L., Williams, I. D., Kulbicki, M., Vigliola, L., Wantiez, L., … Mouillot, D. (2016). Bright spots among the world’s coral reefs. Nature, 535(7612), 416–419. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature18607
Eynaud, Y., McNamara, D. E., & Sandin, S. A. (2016). Herbivore space use influences coral reef recovery. Royal Society Open Science, 3(6). https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.160262
Haas, A. F., Fairoz, M. F. M., Kelly, L. W., Nelson, C. E., Dinsdale, E. A., Edwards, R. A., Giles, S., Hatay, M., Hisakawa, N., Knowles, B., Lim, Y. W., Maughan, H., Pantos, O., Roach, T. N. F., Sanchez, S. E., Silveira, C. B., Sandin, S., Smith, J. E., & Rohwer, F. (2016). Global microbialization of coral reefs. Nature Microbiology, 1(6). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.42
Caldwell, Z. R., Zgliczynski, B. J., Williams, G. J., & Sandin, S. A. (2016). Reef fish survey techniques: Assessing the potential for standardizing methodologies. PLOS ONE, 11(4). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0153066
Quinn, R. A., Vermeij, M. J. A., Hartmann, A. C., d’Auriac, I. G., Benler, S., Haas, A., Quistad, S. D., Lim, Y. W., Little, M., Sandin, S., Smith, J. E., Dorrestein, P. C., & Rohwer, F. (2016). Metabolomics of reef benthic interactions reveals a bioactive lipid involved in coral defence. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 283(1829). https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.0469
Nicklisch, S. C. T., Rees, S. D., McGrath, A. P., Gökirmak, T., Bonito, L. T., Vermeer, L. M., Cregger, C., Loewen, G., Sandin, S., Chang, G., & Hamdoun, A. (2016). Global marine pollutants inhibit P-glycoprotein: Environmental levels, inhibitory effects, and cocrystal structure. Science Advances, 2(4). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1600001
Knowles, B., Silveira, C. B., Bailey, B. A., Barott, K., Cantu, V. A., Cobian-Guemes, A. G., Coutinho, F. H., Dinsdale, E. A., Felts, B., Furby, K. A., George, E. E., Green, K. T., Gregoracci, G. B., Haas, A. F., Haggerty, J. M., Hester, E. R., Hisakawa, N., Kelly, L. W., Lim, Y. W., … Rohwer, F. (2016). Lytic to temperate switching of viral communities. Nature, 531(7595), 466-+. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature17193
Smith, J. E., Brainard, R., Carter, A., Grillo, S., Edwards, C., Harris, J., Lewis, L., Obura, D., Rohwer, F., Sala, E., Vroom, P. S., & Sandin, S. (2016). Re-evaluating the health of coral reef communities: baselines and evidence for human impacts across the central Pacific. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 283(1822). https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.1985
Bonito, L. T., Hamdoun, A., & Sandin, S. A. (2016). Evaluation of the global impacts of mitigation on persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic pollutants in marine fish. PeerJ, 4. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1573
Haas, A. F., Guibert, M., Foerschner, A., Co, T., Calhoun, S., George, E., Hatay, M., Dinsdale, E., Sandin, S. A., Smith, J. E., Vermeij, M. J. A., Felts, B., Dustan, P., Salamon, P., & Rohwer, F. (2015). Can we measure beauty? Computational evaluation of coral reef aesthetics. PeerJ, 3. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1390