Stock, B. C., Mullen, A. D., Jaffe, J. S., Candelmo, A., Heppell, S. A., Pattengill-Semmens, C. V., McCoy, C. M., Johnson, B. C., & Semmens, B. X. (2023). Protected fish spawning aggregations as self-replenishing reservoirs for regional recovery. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 290(1998), 20230551.
Sleugh, T., McCoy, C. M., Pattengill-Semmens, C. V., Johnson, B. C., Heppell, S. A., Waterhouse, L., Stock, B. C., & Semmens, B. X. (2023). Migratory behavior of aggregating male Tiger Grouper (Mycteroperca tigris) in Little Cayman, Cayman Islands. Environmental Biology of Fishes.
Sandin, S. A., Becker, P. A., Becker, C., Brown, K., Erazo, N. G., Figuerola, C., Fisher, R. N., Friedlander, A. M., Fukami, T., Graham, N. A. J., Gruner, D. S., Holmes, N. D., Holthuijzen, W. A., Jones, H. P., Rios, M., Samaniego, A., Sechrest, W., Semmens, B. X., Thornton, H. E., … Zgliczynski, B. J. (2022). Harnessing island–ocean connections to maximize marine benefits of island conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(51), e2122354119.
Freeman, J. B., Semmens, B. X., & Thompson, A. R. (2022). Impacts of marine protected areas and the environment on larval rockfish species richness and assemblage structure in the Southern California Bight. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 698, 125–137.
Wilson, K. C., Sirovic, A., Semmens, B. X., Gittings, S. R., Pattengill-Semmens, C. V., & McCoy, C. (2022). Grouper source levels and aggregation dynamics inferred from passive acoustic localization at a multispecies spawning site. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 151(5), 3052–3065.
Blincow, K. M., & Semmens, B. X. (2022). The effect of sea surface temperature on the structure and connectivity of species landings interaction networks in a multispecies recreational fishery. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 11.
Gallo, N. D., Bowlin, N. M., Thompson, A. R., Satterthwaite, E. V., Brady, B., & Semmens, B. X. (2022). Fisheries surveys are essential ocean observing programs in a time of global change: A synthesis of oceanographic and ecological data from US West Coast fisheries surveys. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9.
Wegner, N. C., Portner, E. J., Nguyen, D. T., Bellquist, L., Nosal, A. P., Pribyl, A. L., Stierhoff, K. L., Fischer, P., Franke, K., Vetter, R. D., Hastings, P. A., Semmens, B. X., Hyde, J. R., & Andrzejaczek, S. (2021). Post-release survival and prolonged sublethal effects of capture and barotrauma on deep-dwelling rockfishes (genus Sebastes): implications for fish management and conservation. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 78(9), 3230–3244.
DiNardo, J., Stierhoff, K. L., & Semmens, B. X. (2021). Modeling the past, present, and future distributions of endangered white abalone (Haliotis sorenseni) to inform recovery efforts in California. PLOS ONE, 16(11), 13.
Hanna, M. E., Chandler, E. M., Semmens, B. X., Eguchi, T., Lemons, G. E., & Seminoff, J. A. (2021). Citizen-sourced sightings and underwater photography reveal novel insights about green sea turtle distribution and ecology in Southern California. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 14.
Bellquist, L., Saccomanno, V., Semmens, B. X., Gleason, M., & Wilson, J. (2021). The rise in climate change-induced federal fishery disasters in the United States. PeerJ, 9, e11186.
Nosal, A. P., Cartamil, D. P., Ammann, A. J., Bellquist, L. F., Ben-Aderet, N. J., Blincow, K. M., Burns, E. S., Chapman, E. D., Freedman, R. M., Klimley, A. P., Logan, R. K., Lowe, C. G., Semmens, B. X., White, C. F., & Hastings, P. A. (2021). Triennial migration and philopatry in the critically endangered soupfin shark Galeorhinus galeus. Journal of Applied Ecology.
Blincow, K. M., Bush, P. G., Heppell, S. A., McCoy, C. M., Johnson, B. C., Pattengill-Semmens, C. V., Heppell, S. S., Stevens-McGeever, S. J., Whaylen, L., Luke, K., & Semmens, B. X. (2020). Spatial ecology of Nassau grouper at home reef sites: using acoustic telemetry to track a large, long-lived epinephelid across multiple years (2005-2008). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 655, 199–214.
Mason, E. T., Kellum, A. N., Chiu, J. A., Waltz, G. T., Murray, S., Wendt, D. E., Starr, R. M., & Semmens, B. X. (2020). Long-term participation in collaborative fisheries research improves angler opinions on marine protected areas. PeerJ, 8.
Kuriyama, P. T., Sugihara, G., Thompson, A. R., & Semmens, B. X. (2020). Identification of shared spatial dynamics in temperature, salinity, and ichthyoplankton community diversity in the California Current system with empirical dynamic modeling. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7.
Waterhouse, L., White, J., See, K., Murdoch, A., & Semmens, B. X. (2020). A Bayesian nested patch occupancy model to estimate steelhead movement and abundance. Ecological Applications.
Waterhouse, L., Heppell, S. A., Pattengill-Semmens, C. V., McCoy, C., Bush, P., Johnson, B. C., & Semmens, B. X. (2020). Recovery of critically endangered Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) in the Cayman Islands following targeted conservation actions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117(3), 1587–1595.
Wilson, K. C., Semmens, B. X., Pattengill-Semmens, C. V., McCoy, C., & Sirovic, A. (2020). Potential for grouper acoustic competition and partitioning at a multispecies spawning site off Little Cayman, Cayman Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 634, 127–146.
Stock, B. C., Ward, E. J., Eguchi, T., Jannot, J., Thorson, J. T., Feist, B. E., & Semmens, B. X. (2020). Comparing predictions of fisheries bycatch using multiple spatiotemporal species distribution model frameworks. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 77(1), 146–163.
Gallo, N. D., Drenkard, E., Thompson, A. R., Weber, E. D., Wilson-Vandenberg, D., McClatchie, S., Koslow, J. A., & Semmens, B. X. (2019). Bridging from monitoring to solutions-based thinking: Lessons from CalCOFI for understanding and adapting to marine climate change impacts. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6.
Stock, B. C., Ward, E. J., Thorson, J. T., Jannot, J. E., & Semmens, B. X. (2019). The utility of spatial model-based estimators of unobserved bycatch. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 76(1), 255–267.
Blake, W. H., Boeckx, P., Stock, B. C., Smith, H. G., Bode, S., Upadhayay, H. R., Gaspar, L., Goddard, R., Lennard, A. T., Lizaga, I., Lobb, D. A., Owens, P. N., Petticrew, E. L., Kuzyk, Z. Z. A., Gari, B. D., Munishi, L., Mtei, K., Nebiyu, A., Mabit, L., … Semmens, B. X. (2018). A deconvolutional Bayesian mixing model approach for river basin sediment source apportionment. Scientific Reports, 8.
Semmens, D. J., Diffendorfer, J. E., Bagstad, K. J., Wiederholt, R., Oberhauser, K., Ries, L., Semmens, B. X., Goldstein, J., Loomis, J., Thogmartin, W. E., Mattsson, B. J., & Lopez-Hoffman, L. (2018). Quantifying ecosystem service flows at multiple scales across the range of a long-distance migratory species. Ecosystem Services, 31, 255–264.
Stock, B. C., Jackson, A. L., Ward, E. J., Parnell, A. C., Phillips, D. L., & Semmens, B. X. (2018). Analyzing mixing systems using a new generation of Bayesian tracer mixing models. PeerJ, 6.
Bellquist, L., Semmens, B., Stohs, S., & Siddall, A. (2017). Impacts of recently implemented recreational fisheries regulations on the Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessel fishery for Paralabrax sp. in California. Marine Policy, 86, 134–143.
Stewart, J. D., Rohner, C. A., Araujo, G., Avila, J., Fernando, D., Forsberg, K., Ponzo, A., Rambahiniarison, J. M., Kurle, C. M., & Semmens, B. X. (2017). Trophic overlap in mobulid rays: insights from stable isotope analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 580, 131–151.
Thogmartin, W. E., Wiederholt, R., Oberhauser, K., Drum, R. G., Diffendorfer, J. E., Altizer, S., Taylor, O. R., Pleasants, J., Semmens, D., Semmens, B., Erickson, R., Libby, K., & Lopez-Hoffman, L. (2017). Monarch butterfly population decline in North America: identifying the threatening processes. Royal Society Open Science, 4(9).
Thogmartin, W. E., Lopez-Hoffman, L., Rohweder, J., Diffendorfer, J., Drum, R., Semmens, D., Black, S., Caldwell, I., Cotter, D., Drobney, P., Jackson, L. L., Gale, M., Helmers, D., Hilburger, S., Howard, E., Oberhauser, K., Pleasants, J., Semmens, B., Taylor, O., … Wiederholt, R. (2017). Restoring monarch butterfly habitat in the Midwestern US: “all hands on deck.” Environmental Research Letters, 12(7).
Upadhayay, H. R., Bode, S., Griepentrog, M., Huygens, D., Bajracharya, R. M., Blake, W. H., Dercon, G., Mabit, L., Gibbs, M., Semmens, B. X., Stock, B. C., Cornelis, W., & Boeckx, P. (2017). Methodological perspectives on the application of compound-specific stable isotope fingerprinting for sediment source apportionment. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 17(6), 1537–1553.
Thogmartin, W. E., Diffendorfer, J. E., Lopez-Hoffman, L., Oberhauser, K., Pleasants, J., Semmens, B. X., Semmens, D., Taylor, O. R., & Wiederholt, R. (2017). Density estimates of monarch butterflies overwintering in central Mexico. PeerJ, 5.
Oberhauser, K., Wiederholt, R., Diffendorfer, J. E., Semmens, D., Ries, L., Thogmartin, W. E., Lopez-Hoffman, L., & Semmens, B. (2017). A trans-national monarch butterfly population model and implications for regional conservation priorities. Ecological Entomology, 42(1), 51–60.
Egerton, J. P., Johnson, A. F., Le Vay, L., McCoy, C. M., Semmens, B. X., Heppell, S. A., & Turner, J. R. (2017). Hydroacoustics for the discovery and quantification of Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) spawning aggregations. Coral Reefs, 1–12.
Fontes, J., Semmens, B., Caselle, J. E., Santos, R. S., & Prakya, R. (2016). Ocean productivity may predict recruitment of the rainbow wrasse (coris julis). PLOS ONE, 11(11).
Stock, B. C., & Semmens, B. X. (2016). Unifying error structures in commonly used biotracer mixing models. Ecology, 97(10), 2562–2569.
Stewart, J. D., Beale, C. S., Fernando, D., Sianipar, A. B., Burton, R. S., Semmens, B. X., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2016). Spatial ecology and conservation of Manta birostris in the Indo-Pacific. Biological Conservation, 200, 178–183.
Bellquist, L. F., Graham, J. B., Barker, A., Ho, J., & Semmens, B. X. (2016). Long-term dynamics in “trophy” sizes of pelagic and coastal pelagic fishes among California recreational fisheries (1966-2013). Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 145(5), 977–989.
Semmens, B. X., Semmens, D. J., Thogmartin, W. E., Wiederholt, R., López-Hoffman, L., Diffendorfer, J. E., Pleasants, J. M., Oberhauser, K. S., & Taylor, O. R. (2016). Quasi-extinction risk and population targets for the Eastern, migratory population of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus). Scientific Reports, 6, 23265.
Stanton, J. C., Semmens, B. X., McKann, P. C., Will, T., & Thogmartin, W. E. (2016). Flexible risk metrics for identifying and monitoring conservation-priority species. Ecological Indicators, 61, 683–692.
Scheuerell, M. D., Buhle, E. R., Semmens, B. X., Ford, M. J., Cooney, T., & Carmichael, R. W. (2015). Analyzing large-scale conservation interventions with Bayesian hierarchical models: a case study of supplementing threatened Pacific salmon. Ecology and Evolution, 5(10), 2115–2125.
Archer, S. K., Allgeier, J. E., Semmens, B. X., Heppell, S. A., Pattengill-Semmens, C. V., Rosemond, A. D., Bush, P. G., McCoy, C. M., Johnson, B. C., & Layman, C. A. (2015). Hot moments in spawning aggregations: implications for ecosystem-scale nutrient cycling. Coral Reefs, 34(1), 19–23.
Thorson, J. T., Scheuerell, M. D., Semmens, B. X., & Pattengill-Semmens, C. V. (2014). Demographic modeling of citizen science data informs habitat preferences and population dynamics of recovering fishes. Ecology, 95(12), 3251–3258.
Waterhouse, L., Sampson, D. B., Maunder, M., & Semmens, B. X. (2014). Using areas-as-fleets selectivity to model spatial fishing: Asymptotic curves are unlikely under equilibrium conditions. Fisheries Research, 158, 15–25.
Phillips, D. L., Inger, R., Bearhop, S., Jackson, A. L., Moore, J. W., Parnell, A. C., Semmens, B. X., & Ward, E. J. (2014). Best practices for use of stable isotope mixing models in food-web studies. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 92(10), 823–835.
Gruss, A., Robinson, J., Heppell, S. S., Heppell, S. A., & Semmens, B. X. (2014). Conservation and fisheries effects of spawning aggregation marine protected areas: What we know, where we should go, and what we need to get there. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 71(7), 1515–1534.
Johnson, D. W., Grorud-Colvert, K., Sponaugle, S., & Semmens, B. X. (2014). Phenotypic variation and selective mortality as major drivers of recruitment variability in fishes. Ecology Letters, 17(6), 743–755.
Jackson, A. M., Semmens, B. X., de Mitcheson, Y. S., Nemeth, R. S., Heppell, S. A., Bush, P. G., Aguilar-Perera, A., Claydon, J. A. B., Calosso, M. C., Sealey, K. S., Scharer, M. T., & Bernardi, G. (2014). Population structure and phylogeography in Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus), a mass-aggregating marine fish. PLOS ONE, 9(5).
Diffendorfer, J. E., Loomis, J. B., Ries, L., Oberhauser, K., Lopez-Hoffman, L., Semmens, D., Semmens, B., Butterfield, B., Bagstad, K., Goldstein, J., Wiederholt, R., Mattsson, B., & Thogmartin, W. E. (2014). National valuation of Monarch butterflies indicates an untapped potential for incentive-based conservation. Conservation Letters, 7(3), 253–262.
Nosrati, K., Govers, G., Semmens, B. X., & Ward, E. J. (2014). A mixing model to incorporate uncertainty in sediment fingerprinting. Geoderma, 217, 173–180.
Parnell, A. C., Phillips, D. L., Bearhop, S., Semmens, B. X., Ward, E. J., Moore, J. W., Jackson, A. L., Grey, J., Kelly, D. J., & Inger, R. (2013). Bayesian stable isotope mixing models. Environmetrics, 24(6), 387–399.
Heppell, S. A., Semmens, B. X., Archer, S. K., Pattengill-Semmens, C. V., Bush, P. G., McCoy, C. M., Heppell, S. S., & Johnson, B. C. (2012). Documenting recovery of a spawning aggregation through size frequency analysis from underwater laser calipers measurements. Biological Conservation, 155, 119–127.