Peer-Reviewed Publications

(in reverse chronological order)

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Sanford, E., J.L. Sones, M. García-Reyes, J.H.R. Goddard, and J.L. Largier. 2019. Widespread shifts in the coastal biota of northern California during the 2014–2016 marine heatwaves.  Scientific Reports, OPEN ACCESS

Maynard, A., J.M. Bible, M.H. Pespeni, E. Sanford, and T.G. Evans. 2018.  Transcriptomic responses to extreme low salinity among locally adapted populations of Olympia oyster (Ostrea lurida).  Molecular Ecology, doi: 10.1111/mec.14863

Goddard, J.H.R., N. Treneman, T. Prestholdt, C. Hoover, B. Green, W.E. Pence, D.E. Mason, P. Dobry, J.L. Sones, E. Sanford, R. Agarwal, G.R. McDonald, R.F. Johnson, and T.M. Gosliner.  2018.  Heterobranch sea slug range shifts in the northeast Pacific Ocean associated with the 2015-16 El Niño. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences Series 4, Volume 65(3): 107–131.

Agha, M., M.K. Riley, E. Sanford, J.T. Carlton, W.A. Newman, and B.D. Todd. 2018.  A review of epizoic barnacles reported from freshwater turtles, with a new record from California.  Herpetological Review 49(1): 25–2

Swezey, D.S., J.R. Bean, T.M. Hill, B. Gaylord, A.T. Ninokawa, and E. Sanford. 2017. Plastic responses of bryozoans to ocean acidification. Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 4399–4409.

Bible, J.M., B.S. Cheng, A.L. Chang, M.C. Ferner, K. Wasson, C.J. Zabin, M. Latta, E. Sanford, A. Deck, and E.D. Grosholz. 2017. Timing of climate-driven stressors alters interactive effects on an estuarine foundation species. Ecology 98(9): 2468–2478.

Davis, C.V., E.B. Rivest, T.M. Hill, B. Gaylord, A.D. Russell, E. Sanford. 2017. Ocean acidification compromises the performance of planktonic foraminifera with implications for carbon cycling. Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-01530-9

Chan, F., J. A. Barth, C. A. Blanchette, R. H. Byrne, F. Chavez, O. Cheriton, R.A. Feely, G. Friederich, B. Gaylord, T. Gouhier, S.Hacker, T. Hill, G. Hofmann, M.A. McManus, B.A. Menge, K.J. Nielsen, A. Russell, E. Sanford, J. Sevadjian, and L. Washburn. 2017. Persistent spatial structuring of coastal ocean acidification in the California Current System. Scientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-02777-y OPEN ACCESS

Swezey D.S., J.R. Bean, A.T. Ninokawa, T.M. Hill, B. Gaylord, and E. Sanford. 2017. Interactive effects of temperature, food, and skeletal mineralogy mediate biological responses to ocean acidification. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2349.

Evans, T.G., M.H. Pespeni, G.E. Hofmann, S.R. Palumbi, and E. Sanford.  2017. Transcriptomic responses to seawater acidification among sea urchin populations inhabiting a natural pH mosaic. Molecular Ecology 26: 2257–2275. doi: 10.1111/mec.14038.

Bible, J.M, K.R. Griffith, and E. Sanford.  2017. Inducible defenses in Olympia oysters in response to an invasive predator. Oecologia, doi: 10.1007/s00442-017-3811-x

Sunday, J.M., K.E. Fabricius, K.J. Kroeker, K.M. Anderson, N.E. Brown, J.P. Barry, S.D. Connell, S. Dupont, B. Gaylord, J.M. Hall-Spencer, T. Klinger, M. Milazzo, P.L. Munday, B.D. Russell, E. Sanford, V. Thiyagarajan, M.L.H. Vaughan, S. Widdicombe, and C.D.G. Harley. 2016. Ocean acidification can mediate biodiversity shifts by changing biogenic habitat. Nature Climate Change 7: 81–85.

Feely, R.A., S. Alin, B. Carter, N. Bednaršek, B. Hales, F. Chan, T.M. Hill, B. Gaylord, E. Sanford, R.H. Byrne, C.L. Sabine, D. Greeley, and L. Juranek.  2016.  Chemical and biological impacts of ocean acidification along the West Coast of North America. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 183: 260–270.

Jellison, B.M., A.T. Ninokawa, T.M. Hill, E. Sanford, and B. Gaylord. 2016. Ocean acidification alters the response of intertidal snails to a key sea star predator. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0890

Pfister, C., K. Roy, J.T. Wootton, S. McCoy, R.T. Paine, T.H. Suchanek, and E. Sanford. 2016. Historical baselines and the future of shell calcification for a foundation species in a changing ocean. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0392

Kroeker, K.J.,  E. Sanford, J.M. Rose, C.A. Blanchette, F. Chan, F.P. Chavez, B. Gaylord, B. Helmuth, T.M. Hill, G.E. Hofmann, M.A. McManus, B.A. Menge, K.J. Nielsen, P.T. Raimondi, A.D. Russell, and L. Washburn.  2016. Interacting environmental mosaics drive geographic variation in mussel performance and predation vulnerability. Ecology Letters, doi: 10.1111/ele.12613 OPEN ACCESS

Bible, J.M. and E. Sanford. 2016.  Local adaptation in an estuarine foundation species: implications for restoration. Biological Conservation 193: 95–102.

Kwan, C.K., E. Sanford, and J. Long. 2015. Copper pollution increases the relative importance of predation risk in an aquatic food web. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0133329. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133329.

Evans, T.G., J.L. Padilla-Gamiño, M.W. Kelly, M.H. Pespeni, F. Chan, B.A. Menge, B. Gaylord, T.M. Hill, A.D. Russell, S.R. Palumbi, E. Sanford, and G.E. Hofmann. 2015. Ocean acidification research in the 'post-genomic' era: Roadmaps from the purple sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2015.03.007

Gaylord, B., K.J. Kroeker, J.M. Sunday, K.M. Anderson, J.P. Barry, N.E. Brown, S.D. Connell, S. Dupont, K.E. Fabricius, J.M. Hall-Spencer, T. Klinger, M. Milazzo, P.L. Munday, B.D. Russell, E. Sanford, S.J. Schreiber, V. Thiyagarajan, M.L.H. Vaughan, S. Widdicombe, and C.D.G. Harley.  2014.  Ocean acidification through the lens of ecological theory.  Ecology 96: 3–15.

Kroeker, K.J., B. Gaylord, T.M. Hill, J.D. Hosfelt, S.H. Miller, and E. Sanford. 2014. The role of temperature in determining species’ vulnerability to ocean acidification: a case study using Mytilus galloprovincialis. PLoS ONE 9(7): e100353. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100353

Kroeker, K.J., E. Sanford, B.M. Jellison, and B. Gaylord. 2014. Predicting the effects of ocean acidification on predator-prey interactions: A conceptual framework based on coastal molluscs.  Biological Bulletin 226: 211–222.

Sanford, E., B. Gaylord, A. Hettinger, E.A. Lenz, K. Meyer, and T.M. Hill. 2014. Ocean acidification increases the vulnerability of native oysters to predation by invasive snails. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20132681

Hofmann, G. E., T. G. Evans, M. W. Kelly, J. L. Padilla-Gamiño, C. A. Blanchette, L. Washburn, F. Chan, M. A. McManus, B. A. Menge, B. Gaylord, T. M. Hill, E. Sanford, M. LaVigne, J. M. Rose, L. Kapsenberg, and J. M. Dutton. 2014.  Exploring local adaptation and the ocean acidification seascape – studies in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem. Biogeosciences 11: 1053–1064.

Sanford, E.  2013.  The Biogeography of Marine Communities.  Ch. 7 in: M.D. Bertness, J. Bruno, B.R. Silliman, and J.J. Stachowicz (eds), Marine Community Ecology and Conservation. Sinauer Press, Sunderland, MA. pdf

Hettinger, A., E. Sanford, T. M. Hill, J. D. Hosfelt, A. D. Russell, and B. Gaylord. 2013. The influence of food supply on the response of Olympia oyster larvae to ocean acidification. Biogeosciences 10: 6629–6638.

Howard, J., E. Babij, R. Griffis, B. Helmuth, A. Himes-Cornell, P. Niemier, M. Orbach, L. Petes, S. Allen, G. Auad, R. Beard, M. Boatman, N. Bond, T. Boyer, D. Brown, P. Clay, K. Crane, S. Cross, M. Dalton, J. Diamond, R. Diaz, Q. Dortch, E. Duffy, D. Fauquier, W. Fisher, M. Graham, B. Halpern, L. Hansen, B. Hayum, S. Herrick, A. Hollowed, D. Hutchins, E. Jewett, D. Jin, N. Knowlton, D. Kotowicz, T. Kristiansen , P. Little, C. Lopez, P. Loring, R. Lumpkin, A. Mace, K. Mengerink, J.R. Morrison, J. Murray, K. Norman, J. O’Donnell, J. Overland, R. Parsons, N. Pettigrew, L. Pfeiffer, E. Pidgeon, M. Plummer, J. Polovina, J. Quintrell, T. Rowles, J. Runge, M. Rust, E. Sanford, U. Send, M. Singer, C. Speir, D. Stanitski, C. Thornber, C. Wilson, and Y. Xue. 2013. Oceans and marine resources in a changing climate. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review 51: 71–192.

Hettinger, A., E. Sanford, T.M. Hill, E.A. Lenz, A.D. Russell, and B. Gaylord. 2013. Larval carry-over effects from ocean acidification persist in the natural environment.  Global Change Biology 19: 3317–3326.

Pincebourde, S., E. Sanford, and B. Helmuth. 2013. Survival and arm abscission are linked to regional heterothermy in an intertidal sea star. Journal of Experimental Biology 216: 2183–2191.

Kelly, M.W., R.K. Grosberg, and E. Sanford. 2013. Trade-offs, geography, and limits to thermal adaptation in a tide pool copepod.  American Naturalist 181: 846-854.

Kuo, E.S.L., and E. Sanford. 2013. Distribution of the seaweed limpet Lottia insessa along the Pacific coast.  Pacific Science 67: 303–313.

LaVigne, M. T.M. Hill, E. Sanford, B. Gaylord, A.D. Russell, E.A. Lenz, J.D. Hosfelt, M.K. Young.  2013.  The elemental composition of purple sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) calcite and potential effects of pCO2 during early life stages.  Biogeosciences 10: 3465–3477.

Pespeni, M.H., E. Sanford, B. Gaylord,  T. M. Hill,  J. D. Hosfelt,  H. Jaris, M. LaVigne, E. A. Lenz,  A. D. Russell, M. K. Young,  S. R. Palumbi.  2013.  Evolutionary change during experimental ocean acidification.  Proceedings National Academy of Sciences 110(17):6937–-6942.

Menge, B.A., and E. Sanford. 2013.  Ecological role of sea stars from populations to meta-ecosystems. Ch. 7 in: J. M. Lawrence (ed.), Starfish: Biology and Ecology of the Asteroidea. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD. 

Hettinger, A., E. Sanford, T.M. Hill, A.D. Russell, K.N. Sato, J. Hoey, M. Forsch, H.N. Page, and B. Gaylord.  2012.  Persistent carry-over effects of planktonic exposure to ocean acidification in the Olympia oyster. Ecology 93: 2758–2768.

Kelly, M.W., R.K. Grosberg, and E. Sanford.  2012.  Love the one you’re with: proximity determines paternity success in the barnacle Tetraclita rubescensMolecular Ecology, DOI: 10.1111/mec.12009.

Pincebourde, S., E. Sanford, J. Casas, and B. Helmuth. 2012. Temporal coincidence of environmental stress events modulates predation rates. Ecology Letters 15: 680–688.

Kelly, M.W., E. Sanford, and R.K. Grosberg.  2012.  Limited potential for adaptation to climate change in a broadly-distributed marine crustacean. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 349–356.  

Gaylord B., T.M. Hill, E. Sanford, E.A. Lenz, L.A. Jacobs, K.N. Sato, A.D. Russell, and A. Hettinger. 2011. Functional impacts of ocean acidification in an ecologically critical foundation species. Journal of Experimental Biology 214: 2586–2594.

Sanford, E. and M.W. Kelly. 2011.  Local adaptation in marine invertebrates.  Annual Review of Marine Science 3: 509–535. pdf

Kelly, M.W., and E. Sanford.  2010.  The evolution of mating systems in barnacles. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 392: 37–45.

Dawson, M.N., R.K. Grosberg, Y.E. Stuart, and E. Sanford.  2010.  Population genetic analysis of a recent range expansion: mechanisms regulating the poleward range limit in the volcano barnacle Tetraclita rubescensMolecular Ecology 19: 1585–1605.

Sanford, E. and D.J. Worth.  2010.  Local adaptation along a continuous coastline: prey recruitment drives differentiation in a predatory snail.  Ecology 91: 891–901.

Sanford, E., M.E. Wood, and K.J. Nielsen.  2009.  A non-lethal method for estimation of gonad and pyloric caecum indices in sea stars.  Invertebrate Biology 128: 372–380.

Pincebourde, S., E. Sanford, and B. Helmuth.  2009.  An intertidal sea star adjusts thermal inertia to avoid extreme body temperatures.  American Naturalist 174: 890–897.

Sanford, E. and D.J. Worth.  2009.  Genetic differences among populations of a marine snail drive geographic variation in predation.  Ecology 90: 3108–3118.

Kuo, E.S.L. and E. Sanford.  2009.  Geographic variation in the upper thermal limits of an intertidal snail: implications for climate envelope models.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 388: 137–146.

Sanford, E. and M.D. Bertness.  2009.  Latitudinal gradients in species interactions.  Ch. 14 in: J.D. Witman, J.D. and K. Roy (eds), Marine Macroecology.  University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Pincebourde, S., E. Sanford, and B. Helmuth.  2008.  Body temperature during low tide alters the feeding performance of a top intertidal predator. Limnology and Oceanography 53: 1562–1573.

Sanford, E. and D.S. Swezey.  2008.  Response of predatory snails to a novel prey following the geographic range expansion of an intertidal barnacle. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 354: 220–230.

Sanford, E. and B.A. Menge.  2007.  Reproductive output and consistency of source populations in the sea star Pisaster ochraceusMarine Ecology Progress Series 349: 1–12.

Menge, B.A., B.A. Daley, E. Sanford, E. P. Dahlhoff, and J. Lubchenco. 2007.  Mussel zonation in New Zealand: Towards an integrative eco-physiological approach.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 345: 129–140.

Sanford, E.  2007.  Sea stars.  Pp. 505–509 in: Denny, M.W. and S.D. Gaines (eds), Encyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores, University of California Press, Berkeley.

Sanford, E., S.B. Holzman, R.A. Haney, D.M. Rand, and M.D. Bertness.  2006.  Larval tolerance, gene flow, and the northern geographic range limit of fiddler crabs.  Ecology 87: 2882–2894.

Sanford, E., M.S. Roth, G.C. Johns, J.P. Wares, and G.N. Somero.  2003.  Local selection and latitudinal variation in a marine predator-prey interaction.  Science 300: 1135–1137.

Tomanek, L. and E. Sanford.  2003.  Heat-shock protein 70 (Hsp 70) as a biochemical stress indicator: An experimental field test in two congeneric intertidal gastropods (Genus: Tegula).  Biological Bulletin 205: 276–284.

Sanford, E.  2002.  Water temperature, predation, and the neglected role of physiological rate effects in rocky intertidal communities.  Integrative and Comparative Biology 42: 881–891.

Sanford, E.  2002.  The feeding, growth and energetics of two rocky intertidal predators (Pisaster ochraceus and Nucella canaliculata) under water temperatures simulating episodic upwelling.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 273: 199–218.

Sanford, E.  2002.  Community responses to climate change: links between temperature and keystone predation in a rocky intertidal system.  Pp. 165–200 in: S.H. Schneider and T.L. Root (eds.), Wildlife Responses to Climate Change: North American Case Studies.  Island Press, Covelo, CA.

Menge, B.A., E. Sanford, B.A. Daley, T.L. Freidenburg, G. Hudson, and J. Lubchenco.  2002.  An inter-hemispheric comparison of bottom-up effects on community structure: insights revealed using the comparative-experimental approach.  Ecological Research 17: 1–16.

Sanford, E. and B.A. Menge.  2001.  Spatial and temporal variation in barnacle growth in a coastal upwelling system.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 209: 143–157.

Sanford, E.  1999.  Regulation of keystone predation by small changes in ocean temperature. Science 283: 2095–2097.

Menge, B.A., B.A. Daley, J. Lubchenco, E. Sanford, E. Dahlhoff, P.M. Halpin, G. Hudson, and J.L. Burnaford.  1999.  Top-down and bottom-up regulation of New Zealand rocky intertidal communities.  Ecological Monographs 69: 297–330.

Miner, B.G., E. Sanford, R.R. Strathmann, B. Pernet, and R.E. Emlet.  1999.  Functional and evolutionary implications of opposed bands, big mouths, and extensive oral ciliation in larval Opheliids and Echiurids (Annelida).  Biological Bulletin 197: 14–25.

Menge, B.A., B. Daley, P.A. Wheeler, E. Dahlhoff, E. Sanford, and P.T. Strub.  1997.  Benthic-pelagic links in rocky intertidal communities: evidence for bottom-up effects on top-down control.  Proceedings National Academy of Sciences 94: 14530–14535.

Sanford, E., D. Bermudez, M.D. Bertness, and S.D. Gaines.  1994.  Flow, food supply and acorn barnacle population dynamics.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 104: 49–62.

Bertness, M.D., S.D. Gaines, D. Bermudez, and E. Sanford.  1991.  Extreme spatial variation in the growth and reproductive output of the acorn barnacle Semibalanus balanoidesMarine Ecology Progress Series 75: 91–100.