Publications


Mora-Soto, A., Capsey, A., Friedlander, A. M., Palacios, M., Brewin, P. E., Golding, N., Dayton, P., Van Tussenbroek, B., Montiel, A., Goodell, W., Velasco-Charpentier, C., Hart, T., Macaya, E. C., Perez-Matus, A., & Macias-Fauria, M. (2021). One of the least disturbed marine coastal ecosystems on Earth: Spatial and temporal persistence of Darwin’s sub-Antarctic giant kelp forests. Journal of Biogeography, 48(10), 2562–2577. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.14221
Dayton, P. K. (2020). Adventures scaling the realized niche, saving the world, and searching for values. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 77(5), 1648–1657. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsaa085
Bjordal, C. G., & Dayton, P. K. (2020). First evidence of microbial wood degradation in the coastal waters of the Antarctic. Scientific Reports, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68613-y
Friedlander, A. M., Ballesteros, E., Bell, T. W., Caselle, J. E., Campagna, C., Goodell, W., Hune, M., Munoz, A., Salinas-de-Leon, P., Sala, E., & Dayton, P. K. (2020). Kelp forests at the end of the earth: 45 years later. PLOS ONE, 15(3). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0229259
Kim, S., Hammerstrom, K., & Dayton, P. (2019). Epifaunal community response to iceberg-mediated environmental change in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 613, 1–14. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12899
Dayton, P. K., Oliver, J. S., Thrush, S. F., & Hammerstrom, K. (2019). Bacteria defend carrion from scavengers. Antarctic Science, 31(1), 13–15. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0954102018000457
Dayton, P. K., Jarrell, S. C., Kim, S., Parnell, P. E., Thrush, S. F., Hammerstrom, K., & Leichter, J. J. (2019). Benthic responses to an Antarctic regime shift: food particle size and recruitment biology. Ecological Applications, 29(1). https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.1823
Dayton, P. K., Robilliard, G. A., Oliver, J. S., Kim, S., Hammerstrom, K., O’Connor, K., Fisher, J., Barber, J., & Jarrell, S. (2018). Long-term persistence of wood on the sea floor at McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Antarctic Science, 30(6), 355–356. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0954102018000305
Abrams, P. A., Ainley, D. G., Blight, L. K., Dayton, P. K., Eastman, J. T., & Jacquet, J. L. (2016). Necessary elements of precautionary management: implications for the Antarctic toothfish. Fish and Fisheries, 17(4), 1152–1174. https://doi.org/10.1111/faf.12162
Dayton, P., Jarrell, S., Kim, S., Thrush, S., Hammerstrom, K., Slattery, M., & Parnell, E. (2016). Surprising episodic recruitment and growth of Antarctic sponges: Implications for ecological resilience. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 482, 38–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2016.05.001
Dayton, P. K., Hammerstrom, K., Jarrell, S. C., Kim, S., Nordhausen, W., Osborne, D. J., & Thrush, S. F. (2016). Unusual coastal flood impacts in Salmon Valley, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Antarctic Science, 28(4), 269–275. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0954102016000171
Gocke, C., Janussen, D., Reiswig, H. M., Jarrell, S. C., & Dayton, P. K. (2015). Rossella podagrosa Kirkpatrick, 1907: A valid species after all. Zootaxa, 4021(1), 169–177.
Herzka, S. Z., Mellink, E., Talley, D. M., Huxel, G. R., & Dayton, P. K. (2013). Stable isotope ratios of egg albumen of three waterbird species nesting in the Colorado River Delta indicate differences in foraging ground and isotopic niche breadth. Aquatic Conservation-Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 23(4), 546–563. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.2326
Christian, C., Ainley, D., Bailey, M., Dayton, P., Hocevar, J., LeVine, M., Nikoloyuk, J., Nouvian, C., Velarde, E., Werner, R., & Jacquet, J. (2013). A review of formal objections to Marine Stewardship Council fisheries certifications. Biological Conservation, 161, 10–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2013.01.002
Dayton, P. K., Kim, S., Jarrell, S. C., Oliver, J. S., Hammerstrom, K., Fisher, J. L., O’Connor, K., Barber, J. S., Robilliard, G., Barry, J., Thurber, A. R., & Conlan, K. (2013). Recruitment, Growth and Mortality of an Antarctic Hexactinellid Sponge, Anoxycalyx joubini. PLOS ONE, 8(2). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0056939
Konotchick, T., Parnell, P. E., Dayton, P. K., & Leichter, J. J. (2012). Vertical distribution of Macrocystis pyrifera nutrient exposure in southern California. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 106, 85–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2012.04.026
Sala, E., & Dayton, P. K. (2011). Predicting strong community impacts using experimental estimates of per capita interaction strength: benthic herbivores and giant kelp recruitment. Marine Ecology-an Evolutionary Perspective, 32(3), 300–312. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0485.2011.00471.x
Parnell, P. E., Dayton, P. K., Fisher, R. A., Loarie, C. C., & Darrow, R. D. (2010). Spatial patterns of fishing effort off San Diego: implications for zonal management and ecosystem function. Ecological Applications, 20(8), 2203–2222. https://doi.org/10.1890/09-1543.1
Parnell, P. E., Miller, E. F., Lennert-Cody, C. E., Dayton, P. K., Carter, M. L., & Stebbins, T. D. (2010). The response of giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) in southern California to low-frequency climate forcing. Limnology and Oceanography, 55(6), 2686–2702. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2010.55.6.2686
Thrush, S. F., & Dayton, P. K. (2010). What can ecology contribute to ecosystem-based management? In Annual Review of Marine Science (Vol. 2, pp. 419–441).
Levin, L. A., & Dayton, P. K. (2009). Ecological theory and continental margins: where shallow meets deep. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 24(11), 606–617. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2009.04.012
Thrush, S. F., Hewitt, J. E., Dayton, P. K., Coco, G., Lohrer, A. M., Norkko, A., Norkko, J., & Chiantore, M. (2009). Forecasting the limits of resilience: integrating empirical research with theory. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 276(1671), 3209–3217. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2009.0661
Braje, T. J., Erlandson, J. M., Rick, T. C., Dayton, P. K., & Hatch, M. B. A. (2009). Fishing from past to present: continuity and resilience of red abalone fisheries on the Channel Islands, California. Ecological Applications, 19(4), 906–919. https://doi.org/10.1890/08-0135.1
Auster, P. J., Fujita, R., Kellert, S. R., Avise, J., Campagna, C., Cuker, B., Dayton, P., Heneman, B., Kenchington, R., Stone, G., Di Sciara, G. N., & Glynn, P. (2009). Developing an ocean ethic: science, utility, aesthetics, self-interest, and different ways of knowing. Conservation Biology, 23(1), 233–235. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1523-1739.2008.01057.x
Parnell, P. E., Groce, A. K., Stebbins, T. D., & Dayton, P. K. (2008). Discriminating sources of PCB contamination in fish on the coastal shelf off San Diego, California (USA). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 56(12), 1992–2002. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.08.023
Hewitt, J. E., Thrush, S. F., & Dayton, P. D. (2008). Habitat variation, species diversity and ecological functioning in a marine system. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 366(1–2), 116–122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2008.07.016
Steneck, R. S., Bustamante, R. H., Dayton, P. K., Jones, G. P., & Hobday, A. J. (2008). Current status and future trends in kelp forest ecosystems. Cambridge University Press.
Hewitt, J. E., Thrush, S. F., Dayton, P. K., & Bonsdorff, E. (2007). The effect of spatial and temporal heterogeneity on the design and analysis of empirical studies of scale-dependent systems. American Naturalist, 169(3), 398–408. https://doi.org/10.1086/510925
Parnell, P. E., Dayton, P. K., & Margiotti, F. (2007). Spatial and temporal patterns of lobster trap fishing: a survey of fishing effort and habitat structure. Bulletin Southern California Academy of Sciences, 106(1), 27–37. https://doi.org/10.3160/0038-3872(2007)106[27:SATPOL]2.0.CO;2
Gray, J. S., Dayton, P., Thrush, S., & Kaiser, M. J. (2006). On effects of trawling, benthos and sampling design. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 52(8), 840–843. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2006.07.003
Parnell, P. E., Dayton, P. K., Lennert-Cody, C. E., Rasmussen, L. L., & Leichter, J. J. (2006). Marine reserve design: optimal size, habitats, species affinities, diversity, and ocean microclimate. Ecological Applications, 16(3), 945–962. https://doi.org/10.1890/1051-0761(2006)016[0945:mrdosh]2.0.co;2
Thrush, S., Dayton, P., Cattaneo-Vietti, R., Chiantore, M., Cummings, V., Andrew, N., Hawes, I., Kim, S., Kvitek, R., & Schwarz, A. M. (2006). Broad-scale factors influencing the biodiversity of coastal benthic communities of the Ross Sea. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 53(8–10), 959–971. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.02.006
Gili, J. M., Arntz, W. E., Palanques, A., Orejas, C., Clarke, A., Dayton, P. K., Isla, E., Teixido, N., Rossi, S., & Lopez-Gonzalez, P. J. (2006). A unique assemblage of epibenthic sessile suspension feeders with archaic features in the high-Antarctic. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 53(8–10), 1029–1052. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2005.10.021
Birkeland, C., & Dayton, P. K. (2005). The importance in fishery management of leaving the big ones. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 20(7), 356–358. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2005.03.015
Vilchis, L. I., Tegner, M. J., Moore, J. D., Friedman, C. S., Riser, K. L., Robbins, T. T., & Dayton, P. K. (2005). Ocean warming effects on growth, reproduction, and survivorship of Southern California abalone. Ecological Applications, 15(2), 469–480. https://doi.org/10.1890/03-5326
Parnell, P. E., Lennert-Cody, C. E., Geelen, L., Stanley, L. D., & Dayton, P. K. (2005). Effectiveness of a small marine reserve in southern California. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 296, 39–52. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps296039
Pikitch, E. K., Santora, C., Babcock, E. A., Bakun, A., Bonfil, R., Conover, D. O., Dayton, P., Doukakis, P., Fluharty, D., Heneman, B., Houde, E. D., Link, J., Livingston, P. A., Mangel, M., McAllister, M. K., Pope, J., & Sainsbury, K. J. (2004). Ecosystem-based fishery management. Science, 305(5682), 346–347. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1098222
Agardy, T., Bridgewater, P., Crosby, M. P., Day, J., Dayton, P. K., Kenchington, R., Laffoley, D., McConney, P., Murray, P. A., Parks, J. E., & Peau, L. (2003). Dangerous targets? Unresolved issues and ideological clashes around marine protected areas. Aquatic Conservation-Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 13(4), 353–367. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.583
Dayton, P. K. (2003). The importance of the natural sciences to conservation. American Naturalist, 162(1), 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1086/376572
Kinlan, B. P., Graham, M. H., Sala, E., & Dayton, P. K. (2003). Arrested development of giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera, Phaeophyceae) embryonic sporophytes: A mechanism for delayed recruitment in perennial kelps? Journal of Phycology, 39(1), 47–57. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1529-8817.2003.02087.x
Graham, M. H., Dayton, P. K., & Erlandson, J. M. (2003). Ice ages and ecological transitions on temperate coasts. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 18(1), 33–40. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0169-5347(02)00006-x
Sala, E., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Paredes, G., Parra, I., Barrera, J. C., & Dayton, P. K. (2002). A general model for designing networks of marine reserves. Science, 298(5600), 1991–1993. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1075284
Rogers-Bennett, L., Haaker, P. L., Huff, T. O., & Dayton, P. K. (2002). Estimating baseline abundances of abalone in California for restoration. California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations Reports, 43, 97–111.
Graham, M. H., & Dayton, P. K. (2002). On the evolution of ecological ideas: Paradigms and scientific progress. Ecology, 83(6), 1481–1489. https://doi.org/10.2307/3071968
Gerrodette, T., Dayton, P. K., Macinko, S., & Fogarty, M. J. (2002). Precautionary management of marine fisheries: Moving beyond burden of proof. Bulletin of Marine Science, 70(2), 657–668.
Thrush, S. F., & Dayton, P. K. (2002). Disturbance to marine benthic habitats by trawling and dredging: Implications for marine biodiversity. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 33, 449–473. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.ecolysis.33.010802.150515
Dayton, P. K., & Sala, E. (2001). Natural History: the sense of wonder, creativity and progress in ecology. Scientia Marina, 65, 199–206.
Houde, E., Coleman, F., Dayton, P., Fluharty, D., Kelleher, G., Palumbi, S. R., Parma, A. M., Pimm, S. L., Roberts, C., Smith, S. L., Somero, G., Stoffle, R., & Wilen, J. (2001). Marine protected areas : tools for sustaining ocean ecosystems (0309072867 (hard); pp. xvi, 272 p.). National Academy Press.
Witman, J. D., & Dayton, P. K. (2001). Rocky Subtidal Communities. In M. D. Bertness, S. D. Gaines, & M. E. Hay (Eds.), Marine community ecology (pp. 339–366). Sinauer Associates.
Hyrenbach, K. D., Forney, K. A., & Dayton, P. K. (2000). Marine protected areas and ocean basin management. Aquatic Conservation-Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 10(6), 437–458. https://doi.org/10.1002/1099-0755(200011/12)10:6<437::aid-aqc425>3.3.co;2-h