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  • Jennifer K. O’Leary, James P. Barry, Paul W. Gabrielson, Laura Rogers-Bennett, Donald C. Potts, Stephen R. Palumbi & Fiorenza Micheli, Calcifying algae maintain settlement cues to larval abalone following algal exposure to extreme ocean acidification, Nature: Scientific Reports (2017) DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-05502-x
  • Nikki Traylor-Knowles, Noah H. Rose, Elizabeth A. Sheets, and Stephen R. Palumbi, Early Transcriptional Responses during Heat Stress in the Coral Acropora hyacinthusThe Biological Bulletin (May 31, 2017)
  • Terry P. Hughes, Michele L. Barnes, David R. Bellwood, Joshua E. Cinner, Graeme S. Cumming, Jeremy B. C. Jackson, Joanie Kleypas, Ingrid A. van de Leemput, Janice M. Lough, Tiffany H. Morrison, Stephen R. Palumbi, Egbert H. van Nes & Marten Scheffer, Coral reefs in the Anthropocene, Nature 546, 82-90 (01 June 2017) doi:10.1038/nature22901
  • Bryan T. Barney, Christiane Munkholm, David R. Walt and Stephen R. Palumbi, Highly localized divergence within supergenes in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) within the Gulf of Maine, BMC Genomics DOI: 10.1186/s12864-017-3660-3
  • Rachael A. Bay, Noah Rose, Rowan Barrett, Louis Bernatchez, Cameron K. Ghalambor, Jesse R. Lasky, Rachel B. Brem, Stephen R. Palumbi, and Peter Ralph, Associate Editor: Scott L. NuismerEditor: Yannis Michalakis, "Predicting Responses to Contemporary Environmental Change Using Evolutionary Response Architectures," The American Naturalist 0, no. 0 (-Not available-): 000. DOI: 10.1086/691233
  • Lupita J. Ruiz-Jones and Stephen R. Palumbi, 2017, Tidal heat pulses on a reef trigger a fine-tuned transcriptional response in corals to maintain homeostasis, Science Advances, Marine Biology, Sci. Adv. 2017;3: e1601298 doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1601298 View PDF
  • N. Traylor-Knowles, N. H. Rose, S. R. Palumbi, 2017, The cell specificity of gene expression in the response to heat stress in corals, Journal of Experimental Biology
  • Maren Ziegler, Francois O. Seneca, Lauren K. Yum, Stephen R. Palumbi & Christian R. Voolstra, 2017, Bacterial community dynamics are linked to patterns of coral heat tolerance, Nature Communications
  • Tyler G. Evans, Melissa H. Pespeni, Gretchen E. Hofmann, Stephen R. Palumbi, Eric Sanford (2017) Transcriptomic responses to seawater acidification among sea urchin populations inhabiting a natural pH mosaic. Molecular Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14038


  • Estes J.A., Dayton P.K., Kareiva P., Levin S.A, Lubchenco J., Menge B.A., Palumbi S.R., Power M.E., and J. Terborgh (2016) A Keystone Ecologisit: Robert Treat Paine, 1933-2016. Ecology. doi: 10.1002/ecy.1572
  • C. D. H. Sherman, K. E. Lotterhos, M. F. Richardson, C. K. Tepolt, L. A. Rollins, S. R. Palumbi, A. D. Miller (2016), What are we missing about marine invasions? Filling in the gaps with evolutionary genomics, Marine Biology, 163:198, DOI: 10.1007/s00227-016-2961-4. View PDF
  • Nina Overgaard Therkildsen, Stephen R. Palumbi (2016) Practical low-coverage genome-wide sequencing of hundreds of individually barcoded samples for population and evolutionary genomics in non-model species. Molecular Ecology Resources DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12593. View PDF
  • McCauley DJ, Woods P, Sullivan B, Bergman B, Jablonicky, Roan A, Hirshfield M, Boerder K, and B Worm (2016) Ending hide and seek at sea. Science 351 (6278): 1148-1150. View PDF
  • Noah H. Rose, Francois O. Seneca, Stephen R. Palumbi (2016) Gene networks in the wild: identifying transcriptional modules that mediate coral resistance to experimental heat stress. Genome Biology and Evolution View PDF


  • Teplot CK and SR Palumbi (2015) Transcriptome sequencing reveals both neutral and adaptive genome dynamics in a marine invader. Molecular ecology 24 (16), 4145-4158 View PDF
  • Munguía-Vega A, Sáenz-Arroyo A, Greenley A, Espinoza-Montes JA, Palumbi SR, Rossetto M, and F Micheli (2015) Marine reserves help preserve genetic diversity after impacts derived from climate variability: Lessons from the pink abalone in Baja California. Global Ecology and Conservation 4, 264-276 View PDF
  • Evan TG, Padilla-Gamiño JL, Kelly MW, Pespeni MH, Chan F, Menge BA, Gaylord B, Hill TM, Russell AD, Palumbi SR, Sanford, E, and GE 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 185, 33-42. View PDF
  • Ruiz-Jones LJ and SR Palumbi (2015) Transcriptome-wide Changes in Coral Gene Expression at Noon and Midnight Under Field Conditions. The Biological Bulletin 228 (3), 227-241. View PDF
  • Armbrust EV and SR Palumbi (2015) Uncovering hidden worlds of ocean biodiversity. Science 348 (6237), 865-867 View PDF
  • Bay RA and SR Palumbi (2015) Rapid acclimation ability mediated by transcriptome changes in reef-building corals. Genome Biology and Evolution 7 (6): 1602-1612. View PDF
  • De Wit P, Pespeni MH, and SR Palumbi (2015) SNP genotyping and population genomics from expressed sequences–current advances and future possibilities. Molecular Ecology 24 (10): 2310 – 2323. View PDF
  • Seneca, F.O. and S.R. Palumbi. 2014. The role of transcriptome resilience in resistance of corals to bleaching. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.13125 View PDF
  • McCauley, D.J, M.L. Pinsky, S.R. Palumbi, J.A. Estes, F.H. Joyce, and R.R. Warner. 2015. Marine Defaunation: Animal loss in the global ocean. Science. doi: 10.1126/science.1255641


  • Bay, R.B. and S.R. Palumbi. 2014. Multilocus adaptation associated with heat resistance in reef-building corals. Current Biology. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.10.044 View PDF
  • Traylor-Knowles, N. and S.R. Palumbi. 2014. Translational environmental biology: cell biology informing conservation. Trends in Cell Biology. doi: 10.1016/j.tcb.2014.03.001 View PDF
  • Palumbi, S.R., D.J. Barshis, N. Traylor-Knowles, and R.A. Bay. Mechanisms of reef coral resistance to future climate change. Science. doi: 10.1126/science.1251336 View PDF
  • De Wit, P., L. Rogers-Bennett, R.M. Kudela, R.M., and S.R. Palumbi. Forensic genomics as a novel tool for identifying the causes of mass mortality events. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/ncomms4652 View PDF
  • Barnosky, A.D., J.H. Brown, G.C. Daily, R. Dirzo, A.H. Ehrlich, P.R. Ehrlich, J.T. Eronen, M. Fortelius, E.A. Hadly, E.B. Leopold, H.A. Mooney, J. Peterson Myers, R.L. Naylor, S. Palumbi, N.C. Stenseth, and M.H. Wake 2014. Introducing the scientific consensus on maintaining humanity’s life support systems in the 21st century: information for policy makers. The Anthropocene Review. doi: 10.1177/2053019613516290 View PDF
  • Barshis, D.J., J.T. Ladner, T.A. Oliver, and S.R. Palumbi. 2014. Lineage specific transcriptional profiles of Symbiodinium spp. unaltered by heat stress in a coral host. Molecular Biology and Evolution. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msu107 View PDF
  • Pinsky, M.L. and S.R. Palumbi. 2014. Meta‐analysis reveals lower genetic diversity in overfished populations. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.12509 View PDF


  • Pespeni, M.H., F. Chan, B.A. Menge, and S.R. Palumbi. 2013. Signs of adaptation to local pH conditions across an environmental mosaic in the California current ecosystem. Integrative and Comparative Biology. doi: 10.1093/icb/ict094 View PDF
  • Tolleter, D., F.O. Seneca, J.C. DeNofrio, C.J. Krediet, S.R. Palumbi, J.R. Pringle, and A.R. Grossman. 2013. Coral bleaching independent of photosynthetic activity. Current Biology. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.07.041 View PDF
  • Pespeni, M.H. and S.R. Palumbi. Signs of selection in outlier loci in a widely dispersing species across an environmental mosaic. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.12337 View PDF
  • Michelou, V.K., J.G. Caporaso, R. Knight, and S.R. Palumbi. The ecology of microbial communities associated with Macrocystis pyrifera. PLOS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067480 View PDF
  • De Wit, P. and S.R. Palumbi. 2013. Transcriptome-wide polymorphisms of red abalone (Haliotis rufescens) reveal patterns of gene flow and local adaptation. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.12081 View PDF
  • Pespeni, M., E. Sanford, B. Gaylord, T. M. Hill, J. D. Hosfelt, H. Jaris, M. LaVigne, E. Lenz, A. D. Russell, M. K. Young, and S. R. Palumbi. 2013. Evolutionary change during experimental ocean acidification.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America.  doi 10.1073/pnas.1220673110 View PDF
  • Pespeni, M. H., B. T. Barney, and S. R. Palumbi.  2013. Differences in the regulation of growth and biomineralization genes revealed through long-term common-garden acclimation and experimental genomics in the purple sea urchin.  Evolution. doi: 10.1111/evo.12036 View PDF
  • Therkildsen N. O., J. Hemmer-Hansen, T. D. Als, D. P. Swain, M. J. Morgan, E. A. Trippel, S. R. Palumbi, D. Meldrup, and E. E. Nielsen. 2013. Microevolution in time and space: SNP analysis of historical DNA reveals dynamic signatures of selection in Atlantic cod. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.12260 View PDF
  • Haupt, A., F. Micheli, and S. R. Palumbi. 2013. Dispersal at a Snail’s Pace: Historical Processes Affect Contemporary Genetic Structure in the Exploited Wavy Top Snail (Megastraea undosa). Journal of Heredity 104: 327-40. View PDF
  • Palumbi, S. R. and A. R. Palumbi. 2013. Shark and Awe: The Extreme Life of the Sea. Princeton University Press.
  • Barshis, D. J., J. T. Ladner, T. A. Oliver, F. O. Seneca, N. Traylor-Knowles, and S. R. Palumbi. 2013. Genomic basis for coral resilience to climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110: 1387-92. View PDF
  • Ruegg, K., H. C. Rosenbaum, E. C. Anderson, M. Engel, A. Rothschild, C. S. Baker, and S. R. Palumbi. 2013. Long-term populations size of the North Atlantic humpback whale within the context of worldwide population structure. Conservation Genetics 14: 103-114. View PDF


  • DeWit,  P. and S. R. Palumbi. 2012. Transcriptome-wide polymorphisms of red abalone (Haliotis rufescens) reveal patterns of gene flow and local adaptation. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.12081 View PDF
  • Ladner, J. T., D. J. Barshis, and S. R. Palumbi. 2012. Protein evolution in two co-occurring types of Symbiodinium: an exploration into the genetic basis of thermal tolerance in Symbiodinium clade D. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12: 217. View PDF
  • Alter, S. E., S. D. Newsome, and S. R. Palumbi. 2012. Pre-whaling genetic diversity and population ecology in Eastern Pacific gray whales: Insights from ancient DNA and stable isotopes.  PLoS ONE 7(5):e35039. View PDF
  • Palumbi, S. R., S. Vollmer, S. Romano, T. Oliver, and J. Ladner. 2012. The role of genes in understanding the evolutionary ecology of reef building corals. Evolutionary Ecology 26: 317-335. View PDF
  • Woodson, C. B., M. A. McManus, J. A. Tyburczy, J. A. Barth, L. Washburn, J. E. Caselle, M. H. Carr, D. P. Malone, P. T. Raimondi, B. A. Menge, and S. R. Palumbi. 2012. Coastal fronts set recruitment and connectivitiy patterns across multiple taxa. Limnology and Oceanography 57: 582-596. View PDF
  • Pespeni, M. H., D. A. Garfield, M. K. Manier, and S. R. Palumbi. 2012. Genome-wide polymorphisms show unexpected targets of natural selection. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 279: 1412-1420. View PDF
  • Ladner, J. T. and S. R. Palumbi. 2012. Extensive sympatry, cryptic diversity and introgression throughout the geographic distribution of two coral species complexes. Molecular Ecology 21: 2224-2238. View PDF
  • Pinsky, M. L., S. R. Palumbi, S. Andrefouet, and S. J. Purkis. 2012.  Open and closed seascapes: Where does habitat patchiness create populations with high fractions of self-recruitment? Ecological Applications 22: 1257-1267. View PDF
  • De Wit, P., M. H. Pespeni, J. T. Ladner, D. J. Barshis, F. Seneca, H. Jaris, N. O. Therkildsen, M. Morikawa, and S. R. Palumbi. 2012. The simple fool's guide to population genomics via RNA-Seq: an introduction to high-throughput sequencing data analysis. Molecular Ecology Resources 12: 1058-1067. View PDF
  • Palumbi, S. R. 2012. OCEANOGRAPHY Ultra marine. Nature 484: 445-446. View PDF


  • Barshis, D.J., E.E. Sotka, R.P. Kelly, A. Sivasundar, B.A. Menge, J.A. Barth, and S.R. Palumbi. 2011. Coastal upwelling is linked to temporal genetic variability in the acorn barnacle Balanus glandula. Marine Ecology Progress Series 439: 139-150. View PDF
  • Oliver, T. and S.R. Palumbi. 2011. Do fluctuating temperature environments elevate coral thermal tolerance? Coral Reefs 30: 429-440. View PDF
  • Pinsky, M.L, O.P. Jensen, D. Ricard, D, and S.R. Palumbi. 2011. Unexpected patterns of fisheries collapse in the world's oceans. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 108: 8317-8322. View PDF
  • Pespeni, M., D.A. Garfield, M. Manier, and S.R. Palumbi. 2011. Genome-wide polymorphisms show unexpected targets of natural selection. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1823 View PDF
  • Sanders, J.G. and S.R. Palumbi. 2011. Populations of Symbiodinium muscatinei show strong biogeographic structuring in the intertidal anemone Anthopleura elegantissima. Biol. Bull. 220: 199-208. View PDF
  • Oliver, T.A. and S.R. Palumbi. 2011. Many corals host thermally resistant symbionts in high-temperature habitat. Coral Reefs 30: 241-250. View PDF


  • Pespeni, M.H., T.A. Oliver, M.K. Manier, and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Restriction Site Tiling Analysis: accurate discovery and quantitative genotyping of genome-wide polymorphisms using nucleotide arrays. Genome Biology 11: R44. 
  • Galindo, H.M., A.S. Pfeiffer-Herbert, M.A. McManus, Y. Chao, F. Chai, and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Seascape genetics along a steep cline: using genetic patterns to test predictions of marine larval dispersal. Molecular Ecology 19: 3692–3707.
  • Biermann, C.H., T.A. White, and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Strongylocentrotus sea urchin eggs choose conspecific over heterospecific fertilization.  Integrative and Comparative Biology 50(1): E12.
  • Kelly, R.P. and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Genetic Structure Among 50 Species of the Northeastern Pacific Rocky Intertidal Community. PLoS One 5(1): e8594. View PDF
  • Kelly, R.P., T.A. Oliver, A. Sivasundar, and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. A Method for Detecting Population Genetic Structure in Diverse, High Gene-Flow Species. Journal of Heredity 101: 423-436. View PDF
  • Palumbi, S.R. and C. Sotka. 2010. The Death and Life of Monterey Bay: A story of revival. Island Press.
  • Palumbi S.R. November 2010 – April 2011. Weekly serialization of The Death and Life of Monterey Bay. Monterey Herald.
  • Oliver, T.A., D. Garfield, M. Manier, R. Haygood, G. Wray, and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Whole-genome positive selection and habitat-driven evolution in a shallow and deep-sea urchin. Genome Biology and Evolution 2: 800-814. View PDF
  • Foley, M.M., B.S. Halpern, F. Micheli, M.H. Armsby, M.R. Caldwell, C.M. Crain, E. Prahler, N. Rohr, D. Sivas, and M.W. Beck. 2010. Guiding ecological principles for marine spatial planning. Marine Policy 34: 955-966. View PDF
  • Gaines, S.D., C. White, M.H. Carr, and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Designing marine reserve networks for both conservation and fisheries management. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 18286-18293. View PDF
  • Pespeni, M.H. and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. The purple sea urchin genome suggests local adaptation along a latitudinal gradient despite high gene flow.  Integrative and Comparative Biology  50(1): E136.
  • Pinsky, M.L., H.R. Montes, and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Using isolation by distance and effective desnity to estimate dispersal scales in anemonefish. Evolution 64: 2688-2700. View PDF
  • Ruegg, K.C., E.C. Anderson, C.S. Baker, M. Vant, J.A. Jackson, and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Are Antarctic minke whales unusually abundant because of 20th century whaling? Molecular Ecology 19: 281-291. View PDF
  • Sanchirico, J.N., J. Eagle, S.R. Palumbi, and B.H. Thompson. 2010. Comprehensive planning, dominant-use zones, and user rights: a new era in ocean governance. Bulletin of Marine Science 86: 273-285. View PDF
  • Sivasundar, A. and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Life history, ecology and the biogeography of strong genetic breaks among 15 species of Pacific rockfish, Sebastes. Marine Biology 157: 1433-1452. View PDF
  • Sivasundar, A. and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Parallel amino acid replacements in the rhodopsins of the rockfishes (Sebastes spp.) associated with shifts in habitat depth. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23: 1159-1169. View PDF


  • Worm B., R. Hilborn, J.K. Baum, T.A. Branch, J.S. Collie, C. Costello, M.J. Fogarty, E.A. Fulton, J.A. Hutchings, S. Jennings, O.P. Jensen, H.K. Lotze, P.M. Mace, T.R. McClanahan, C. Minto, S.R. Palumbi, A.M. Parma, D. Ricard, A.A. Rosenberg, R. Watson, and D. Zeller. 2009. Rebuilding global fisheries. Science 325: 578-585.
  • Palumbi S.R., P.A. Sandifer, J.D. Allan, M.W. Beck, D.G. Fautin, M.J. Fogarty, B.S. Halpern, L.S. Incze, J.A. Leong, E. Norse, J.J. Stachowicz, and D.H. Wall. 2009. Managing for ocean biodiversity to sustain marine ecosystem services. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 7: 204-211.
  • Kelly R.P. and S.R. Palumbi. 2009. General-use polymerase chain reaction primers for amplification and direct sequencing of enolase, a single-copy nuclear gene, from different animal phyla. Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 144-147.
  • Palumbi S.R. 2009. Speciation and the evolution of gamete recognition genes: pattern and process. Heredity 102: 66-76.
  • Alter S.E., S.F. Ramirez, S. Nigenda, J.U. Ramirez, L.R. Bracho, and S.R. Palumbi. 2009. Mitochondrial and Nuclear Genetic Variation across Calving Lagoons in Eastern North Pacific Gray Whales (Eschrichtius robustus). Journal of Heredity 100: 34-46.
  • Oliver T.A. and S.R. Palumbi. 2009. Distributions of stress-resistant coral symbionts match environmental patterns at local but not regional scales. Marine Ecology Progress Series 378: 93-103.
  • Alter S.E., and S.R. Palumbi. 2009. Comparing Evolutionary Patterns and Variability in the Mitochondrial Control Region and Cytochrome b in Three Species of Baleen Whales. Journal of Molecular Evolution 68: 97-111.
  • Jackson J.A., C.S. Baker, M. Vant, D.J. Steel, L. Medrano-Gonzalez, and S.R. Palumbi. 2009. Big and Slow: Phylogenetic Estimates of Molecular Evolution in Baleen Whales (Suborder Mysticeti). Molecular Biology and Evolution 26: 2427-2440. View PDF
  • Kelly, R.P. and S.R. Palumbi. 2009. General-use polymerase chain reaction primers for amplification and direct sequencing of enolase, a single-copy nuclear gene, from different animal phyla. Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 144-147. View PDF


  • Sanders, J.G., J.E. Cribbs, H.G. Fienberg, G.C. Hulburd, L.S. Katz, and S.R. Palumbi. 2008. The tip of the tail: molecular identification of seahorses for sale in apothecary shops and curio stores in California. Conservation Genetics 9: 65-71. View PDF
  • Dodge, R.E., C. Birkeland, M. Hatziolos, J. Kleypas, S.R. Palumbi, O. Hoegh-Guldberg, R. Van Woesik, J.C. Ogden, R.B. Aronson, B.D. Causey, and F. Staub. 2008. A call to action for coral reefs. Science 322: 189-190. View PDF
  • Geller, J., E.E. Sotka, R. Kado, S.R. Palumbi, and E. Schwindt. 2008. Sources of invasions of a northeastern Pacific acorn barnacle, Balanus glandula, in Japan and Argentina. Marine Ecology Progress Series 358: 211-218. View PDF
  • Logan, C.A., S.E. Alter, A.J. Haupt, K. Tomalty, and S.R. Palumbi. 2008. An impediment to consumer choice: Overfished species are sold as Pacific red snapper. Biological Conservation 141: 1591-1599. View PDF
  • Manier M.K. and S.R. Palumbi. 2008. Intraspecific divergence in sperm morphology of the green sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis: implications for selection in broadcast spawners. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 283. View PDF
  • Palumbi, S.R., K.L. McLeod, and D. Grunbaum. 2008.  Ecosystems in Action: Lessons from Marine Ecology about Recovery, Resistance, and Reversibility. Bioscience 58: 1.
  • Howard, D.J., S.R. Palumbi, L. Birge, and M.K. Manier. 2008. Sperm and speciation. InSperm Biology: An Evolutionary Perspective, T. Birkhead, D. Hosken, S. Pitnick, Eds. Elsevier Press.


  • Palumbi, S.R. 2007 Economic ecology - In the market for minke whales. Nature 447: 267-268. View PDF
  • Worm, B., E.B. Barbier, N. Beaumont, J.E. Duffy, C. Folke, B.S. Halpern, J.B.C. Jackson, H.K. Lotze, F. Micheli, S.R. Palumbi, E. Sala, K.A. Selkoe, J.J. Stachowicz, and R. Watson. 2007a Biodiversity loss in the ocean: How bad is it? Response. Science 316: 1282-1284. View PDF
  • Worm, B., E.B. Barbier, N. Beaumont, J.E. Duffy, C. Folke, B.S. Halpern, J.B.C. Jackson, H.K. Lotze, F. Micheli, S.R. Palumbi, E. Sala, K.A. Selkoe, J.J. Stachowicz, and R. Watson. 2007b Impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services. Response. Science 316: 1285. View PDF
  • Alter, S.E., E. Rynes, and S.R. Palumbi. 2007. DNA evidence for historic population size and past ecosystem impacts of gray whales.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(38): 15162-15167.
  • Vollmer, S.V., and S.R. Palumbi. 2007. Restricted gene flow in the Caribbean staghorn coral Acropora cervicomis: Implications for the recovery of endangered reefs. Journal of Heredity 98: 40-50. View PDF


  • Barber, P.H., M.V. Erdmann, and S.R. Palumbi. 2006. Comparative phylogeography of three codistributed stomatopods: Origins and timing of regional lineage diversification in the coral triangle. Evolution 60(9): 1825-1839. View PDF
  • Galindo, Heather M., D.B. Olson, and S.R. Palumbi, 2006. Seascape Genetics: A Coupled Oceanographic-Genetic Model Predicts Population Structure of Caribbean Corals. Current Biology 16(16): 1622-1626.
  • Worm, B., E.B. Barbier, N. Beaumont, J.E. Duffy, C. Folke, B.S. Halpern, J.B.C. Jackson, H.K. Lotze, F. Micheli, S.R. Palumbi, E. Sala, K.A. Selkoe, J.J. Stachowicz, and R. Watson. 2006. Impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services. Science 314(5800): 787-779.
  • Palumbi, S.R. and E.E. Sotka. 2006.  The use of genetic clines to estimate dispersal distances of marine larvae.  Ecology 87(5): 1094-1103.


  • Palumbi, S.R. 2005. Coral Gardens: Paternity and Drug Testing on the Reef. Current Biology 15(14): 544-545.
  • Geyer, L. and S.R. Palumbi. 2005. Conspecific sperm precedence in two species of tropical sea urchins. Evolution 59 (1): 97-104.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 2005. Germ theory for ailing corals. Nature 434(7034): 713-715. 
  • Palumbi, S.R. and H.A. Lesios. 2005. Evolutionary animation: how do molecular phylogenies compare to Mayr's reconstruction of speciation patterns in the sea? Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 102(1): 6566-6572.
  • Palmer, M.A., E.S. Bernhardt, E.A. Chornesky, S.L. Collins, A.P. Dobson, C.S. Duke, B.D. Gold, R.B. Jacobson, S.E. Kingsland, R.H. Kranz, M.J. Mappin, M.L. Martinez, F. Micheli, J.L. Morse, M.L. Pace, M. Pascual, S.R. Palumbi, O.J. Reichman, A.R. Townsend, and M.G. Turner. 2005. Ecological science and sustainability in the 21st century. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3: 4-11. View PDF


  • Duda T.F. and S.R. Palumbi. 2004 Gene expression and feeding ecology: evolution of piscivory in the venomous gastropod genus ConusProceedings of the Royal Society of London-Biological Science 271: 1165-1174.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 2004. Marine Reserves and Ocean Neighborhoods: The Spatial Scale of Marine Populations and Their Management. Annual Review of Environmental Resources 29: 31-68. 
  • Palumbi, S.R. 2004. Why mothers matter. Nature 430(7000): 621-622.
  • Palumbi, S.R. and J. Roman. 2004. Counting Whales in the North Atlantic. Response. Science 303: 4.
  • Roman, J. and S.R. Palumbi. 2004. A global invader at home: population structure of the green crab, Carcinus maenas, in Europe. Molecular Ecology 13(10): 2891-2898. 
  • Sotka, E.E., J.P. Wares, J.A. Barth, R.K. Grosberg, and S.R. Palumbi. 2004. Strong genetic clines and geographical variation in gene flow in the rocky intertidal barnacle Balanus glandulaMolecular Ecology 13: 2143-2156.
  • Vollmer, S.V. and S.R. Palumbi. 2004. Testing the utility of internally transcribed spacer sequences in coral phylogenetics. Molecular Ecology 13(10): 2763-2772.
  • Palmer, M., E. Bernhardt, E. Chornesky, S. Collins, A. Dobson, C. Duke, B. Gold, R. Jacobson, S. Kingsland, R. Kranz, M. Mappin, M. L. Martinez, F. Micheli, J. Morse, M. Pace, M. Pascual, S. Palumbi, O. J. Reichman, A. Simons, A. Townsend, and M. Turner. 2004. Ecology for a crowded planet. Science 304: 1251-1252. View PDF


  • Palumbi, S.R., S.D. Gaines, H. Leslie, and R.R. Warner. 2003. New wave: high-tech tools to help marine reserve research. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 1: 73-79.
  • Biermann, C.H., B.D. Kessing, and S.R. Palumbi. 2003. Phylogeny and development of marine model species: strongylocentrotid sea urchins. Evolution & Development 5: 360-371.
  • Gerber, L.R., L.W. Botsford, A. Hastings, H.P. Possingham, S.D. Gaines, S.R. Palumbi, and S. Andelman. 2003. Population models for marine reserve design: A retrospective and prospective synthesis. Ecological Applications 13: S47-S64.
  • Geyer, L.B. and S.R. Palumbi. 2003. Reproductive character displacement and the genetics of gamete recognition in tropical sea urchins. Evolution 57: 1049-1060.
  • Hare, M.P. and S.R. Palumbi. 2003. High intron sequence conservation across three mammalian orders suggests functional constraints. Molecular Biology and Evolution 20: 969-978.
  • Hughes, T.P., A.H. Baird, D.R. Bellwood, M. Card, S.R. Connolly, C. Folke, R. Grosberg, O. Hoegh-Guldberg, J.B.C. Jackson, J. Kleypas, J.M. Lough, P. Marshall, M. Nystrom, S.R. Palumbi, J.M. Pandolfi, B. Rosen, and J. Roughgarden. 2003a. Climate change, human impacts, and the resilience of coral reefs. Science 301: 929-933.
  • Hughes, T.P., A.H. Baird, D.R. Bellwood, S.R. Connolly, C. Folke, R. Grosberg, O. Hoegh-Guldberg, J.B.C. Jackson, J. Kleypas, J.M. Lough, P. Marshall, M. Nystrom, S.R. Palumbi, J. M. Pandolfi, B. Rosen, and J. Roughgarden. 2003b. Causes of coral reef degradation - Response. Science 302: 1503-1504. View PDF
  • Landry, C., L.B. Geyer, Y. Arakaki, T. Uehara, and S.R. Palumbi. 2003. Recent speciation in the Indo-West Pacific: rapid evolution of gamete recognition and sperm morphology in cryptic species of sea urchin. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 270: 1839-1847.
  • Lubchenco, J., S.R. Palumbi, S.D. Gaines, and S. Andelman. 2003. Plugging a hole in the ocean: The emerging science of marine reserves. Ecological Applications 13: S3-S7.
  • Neafsey, D.E. and S.R. Palumbi. 2003. Genome size evolution in pufferfish: A comparative analysis of diodontid and tetraodontid pufferfish genomes. Genome Research 13: 821-830. 
  • Palumbi, S.R. 2003a. Ecological subsidies alter the structure of marine communities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 100: 11927-11928.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 2003b. Population genetics, demographic connectivity, and the design of marine reserves. Ecological Applications 13: S146-S158.
  • Palumbi, S.R. and R.R. Warner. 2003. Why gobies are like hobbits. Science 299: 51-52. 
  • Roman, J. and S.R. Palumbi. 2003. Whales before whaling in the North Atlantic. Science 301: 508-510.
  • Warner, R.R. and S.R. Palumbi. 2003. Larvae retention: Genes or oceanography? Science 300: 1658-1658.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 2003. Marine Reserves: A tool for ecosystem management and conservation. Pew Oceans Commission.
  • Norse, E.A., C.B. Grimes, S. Ralston, R. Hilborn,  J.C. Castilla, S.R. Palumbi, D. Fraser, and P. Kareiva, 2003. Marine reserves: the best option for our oceans? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 1: 495-502.


  • Barber, P.H., M.K. Moosa, and S.R. Palumbi. 2002. Rapid recovery of genetic diversity of stomatopod populations on Krakatau: Temporal and spatial scales of marine larval dispersal. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences Series B 269(1500): 1591-1597.
  • Barber, P.H., S.R. Palumbi, M.V. Erdmann, and M.K. Moosa. 2002. Sharp genetic breaks among populations of Haptosquilla pulchella (Stomatopoda) indicate limits to larval transport: patterns, causes, and consequences.  Molecular Ecology 11: 659-674.
  • Hare M.P., F. Cipriano, and S.R. Palumbi. 2002. Genetic evidence on the demography of speciation in allopatric dolphin species.  Evolution 56: 804-816.
  • Hare, M. and S.R. Palumbi. 2002. Genetic distinctiveness of inshore and offshore Spisulaclams. Journal of Shellfish Research 21: 381.
  • Ingram, K.K. and S.R. Palumbi. 2002. Characterization of microsatellite loci for the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile, and their potential for analysis of colony structure in invading Hawaiian populations.  Molecular Ecology Notes 2: 94-95.
  • Simmonds, M.P., K. Haraguchi, T. Endo, F. Cipriano, S.R.  Palumbi, and G.M. Troisi. 2002. Human health significance of organochlorine and mercury contaminants in Japanese whale meat. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part A 65: 1211-1235.
  • Vollmer, S. and S.R. Palumbi. 2002. Unisexual clones: Lizards and corals. Science 298: 2130-2131.
  • Vollmer, S.V. and S.R. Palumbi. 2002. Hybridization and the evolution of reef coral diversity.  Science 296: 2023-2025.
  • Hellberg, M.E., R.S. Burton, J.E. Neigel, and S.R. Palumbi. 2002. Genetic assessment of connectivity among marine populations. Bulletin of Marine Science 70: 273-290. View PDF
  • Palumbi, S.R. 2002. Evolution, Synthesized. Review of What Evolution Is by Ernst Mayr, Basic Books. Harvard Magazine March-April 2002: 26-30. View PDF


  • Palumbi, S.R. 2001. Humans as the world's greatest evolutionary force. Science 293(5536): 1786-1790. View PDF
  • Palumbi, S.R. 2001. The Evolution Explosion: how humans cause rapid evolutionary change. Norton.
  • Duda, T.F., et al. 2001. Origins of diverse feeding ecologies within Conus, a genus of venomous marine gastropods. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 73(4): 391-409. View PDF
  • Palumbi, S.R., F. Cipriano, and M.P. Hare. 2001. Predicting nuclear gene coalescence from mitochondrial data: the three-times rule. Evolution 55(5): 859-868.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 2001. The ecology of marine protected areas. In Marine Community Ecology, M. Bertness, S. Gaines, and M. Hay, Eds. Sinauer Press. View PDF
  • Palumbi, S.R. 2001. Amazing tails of electric lugworms: Metabolic physiology reaches out. Review of The Extended Organism, J. S. Turner, Harvard Univ. Press. American Scientist May-June 2001: 266-268.


  • Baker, C.S., et al. 2000. Scientific whaling: Source of illegal products for market? Science 290(5497): 1695.
  • Baker, C.S., et al. 2000. Predicted decline of protected whales based on molecular genetic monitoring of Japanese and Korean markets. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B - Biological Sciences 267(1449): 1191-1199.
  • Barber, P.H, et al. 2000. Biogeography: a marine Wallace's line. Nature 406(6797): 692-693. 
  • Duda, T.F. and S.R. Palumbi. 2000. Evolutionary diversification of multigene families: Allelic selection of toxins in predatory cone snails. Molecular Biology and Evolution 17(9): 1286-1293.
  • Hare, M.P, S.R. Palumbi, and C.A. Butman. 2000. Single-step species identification of bivalve larvae using multiplex polymerase chain reaction. Marine Biology 137(5/6): 953-961.


  • Hare, M.P. and S.R. Palumbi. 1999. The accuracy of heterozygous base calling from diploid sequence and resolution of haplotypes using allele-specific sequencing. Molecular Ecology 8: 1750-1752.
  • Palumbi, S. and F. Cipriano. 1999. Harpoons fly in whale wars - reply. Nature 398: 366.
  • Cipriano, F. and S.R. Palumbi. 1999. Genetic tracking of a protected whale. Nature 397(6717): 307-308.
  • Duda, T.F. and S.R. Palumbi. 1999. Molecular genetics of ecological diversification: Duplication and rapid evolution of toxin genes of the venomous gastropod ConusProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 96(12): 6820-6823.
  • Duda, T.F. and S.R. Palumbi. 1999. Population structure of the black tiger prawn, Penaeus monodon, among western Indian Ocean and western Pacific populations. Marine Biology 134(4): 705-710.
  • Duda, T.F. and S.R. Palumbi. 1999. Developmental shifts and species selection in gastropods. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 96(18): 10272-10277.
  • France, S.C. et al. 1999. Intraspecific genetic diversity in the marine shrimp Penaeus vannamei: Multiple polymorphic elongation factor-1 alpha loci revealed by intron sequencing. Marine Biotechnology 1(3): 261-268.
  • McMillan, W.O., L.A. Weigt, and S.R. Palumbi. 1999. Color pattern evolution, assortative mating, and genetic differentiation in brightly colored butterflyfishes (Chaetodontidae). Evolution 53: 247-260.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1999. All males are not created equal: Fertility differences depend on gamete recognition polymorphisms in sea urchins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 96(22): 12632-12637.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1999. The Prodigal Fish. Nature. 402(6763): 733-735.


  • Villablanca, F.X., G.K. Roderick, and S.R. Palumbi. 1998. Invasion genetics of the Mediterranean fruit fly: variation in multiple nuclear introns. Molecular Ecology 7: 547-560.
  • Palumbi, S.R. and F. Cipriano. 1998. Species identification using genetic tools: The value of nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequences in whale conservation. J. Heredity 89: 459-464.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1998. Species formation and the evolution of gamete recognition loci. In Endless Forms: Species and Speciation, D.J. Howard and S.H. Berlocher, EdsOxford University Press.


  • McMillan, W.O. and S.R. Palumbi. 1997. Rapid rate of control-region evolution in Pacific butterflyfishes (Chaetodontidae). Journal of Molecular Evolution 45:473-484.
  • Romano, S.L. and Palumbi, S.R. 1997 Molecular evolution of a portion of the mitochondrial 16S ribosomal gene region in scleractinian corals. Journal of Molecular Evolution 45: 397-411. 
  • Palumbi, S.R. and C.S. Baker. 1997. Nuclear genetic analysis of population structure and genetic variation using intron primers. In Molecular Genetic Approaches in Conservation, T.B. Smith and R. Wayne, Eds. Oxford Surveys in Evol. Biol.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1997. Molecular biogeography of the Pacific. Coral Reefs 16: S47-52.
  • Palumbi, S.R., G. Grabowsky, T. Duda, N. Tachino, and L. Geyer. 1997. Speciation and the evolution of population structure in tropical Pacific sea urchins. Evolution 51: 1506-1517.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1997. A star is born. Nature 390: 556-557.


  • Metz, E.C. and S.R. Palumbi. 1996. Positive selection and sequence rearrangements generate extensive polymorphism in the gamete recognition protein bindin. Molecular Biology and Evolution 13: 397-406.
  • Ferraris, J. and S.R. Palumbi, Eds. 1996. Molecular Zoology: Advances, Strategies and Protocols.Wiley-Liss.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1996. PCR and molecular systematics. In Molecular Systematics, 2nd edition,D. Hillis, C. Moritz, and B. Mable, Eds. Sinauer Press.
  • Baker, C.S. and S.R. Palumbi. 1996. Population structure, molecular systematics and forensic identification of whales and dolphins. In Conservation Genetics: Case Histories from Nature, J.C. Avise and J.L. Hamrick, Eds. Chapman and Hall.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1996. Acrospatial genetic structure and speciation in marine taxa with high dispersal abilities. In Molecular Approaches to Zoology and Evolution, J. Ferraris and S.R. Palumbi, Eds. Wiley-Liss.
  • Romano, S.L. and S.R. Palumbi. 1996. Hidden evolution of two architectural strategies in Scleractinian corals inferred from molecular systematics. Science271: 640-642.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1996. What can molecular genetics contribute to marine biogeography? An urchin's tale.J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 203: 75-92.
  • Baker, C.S., F. Cipriano, and S.R. Palumbi. 1996. Molecular genetic identification of whale and dolphin products from commercial markets in Korea and Japan. Molec Ecol.5: 671-685.


  • McMillan, W.O. and S.R. Palumbi. 1995. Concordant evolutionary patterns among Indo-West Pacific Butterfly fish. Proc. Roy. Soc. London 260: 229-236.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1995. Using genetics as an indirect estimator of larval dispersal. In Larval Ecology, L. McEdward, Ed.CRC Press.   
  • Butman, C.A., J. Carlton, and S.R. Palumbi. 1995. Waiting for a whale: Effects of whaling on deep sea biodiversity. Conservation Biology 9: 462-464.


  • Gillespie, R.G., H.B. Croom, and S.R. Palumbi. 1994. Multiple origins of a spider radiation in Hawaii. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 91: 2290-2294.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1994. Genetic Divergence, Reproductive Isolation, and Marine Speciation. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 25: 547-572.
  • Palumbi, S.R. and C.S. Baker. 1994. Contrasting population structure from nuclear intron sequences and mtDNA of humpback whales. Molecular Biology and Evolution 11(3): 426-435.
  • Metz, E.C., R.E. Kane, H. Yanagimachi, and S.R. Palumbi. 1994. Specificity of gamete binding and early stages of fusion in closely related sea urchins (genus Echinometra). Biol. Bull. 187: 23-34.
  • Baker, C.S. and S.R. Palumbi. 1994. Which whales are hunted? Molecular genetic evidence for illegal whaling. Science 265: 1538-1539.


  • Bowman, B.H. and S.R. Palumbi. 1993. Rapid production of single-stranded sequencing template from amplified DNA using magnetic beads. Methods in Enzymology 224: 399-406. 
  • Martin, A.P. and S.R. Palumbi. 1993. Protein evolution in different cellular environments: cytochrome b in sharks and mammals. Molecular Biology and Evolution 10(4): 873-891.
  • Martin, A.P. and S.R. Palumbi. 1993. Body size, metabolic rate, generation time and the molecular clock.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 90: 4087-4091.
  • Baker, C.S., A. Perry, J.L. Bannister, M.T. Weinrich, R.B. Abernethy, J. Calambokidis, J. Lien, R.H. Lambertsen, J. Urban R., O. Vasquez, P.J. Clapham, A. Alling, U. Arnason, S.J. O'Brien, and S.R. Palumbi. 1993. Abundant mitochondrial DNA variation and world-wide population structure in humpback whales.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 90: 8239-8243.
  • Baker, C.S., M.T. Weinrich, G. Early, and S.R. Palumbi. 1993. Genetic impact of an unusual group mortality among humpback whales. Journal of Heredity 85: 52-54.
  • Gillespie, R.G., H.B. Croom, and S.R. Palumbi. 1993. Multiple origins of a spider radiation in Hawaii. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 91: 2290-2294.


  • Martin, A.P., G.J.P. Naylor, and S.R. Palumbi. 1992. Rates of mitochondrial DNA evolution in sharks are slow compared with mammals. Nature 357: 153-157.
  • Palumbi, S. R. 1992 Marine speciation on a small planet. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 7: 114-118.
  • McMillan, W.O., R.A. Raff, and S.R. Palumbi. 1992. Population genetic consequences of developmental evolution and reduced dispersal in sea urchins (genus Heliocidaris). Evolution 46: 1299-1312.
  • Martin, A.P., R. Humphreys, and S.R. Palumbi. 1992. Population genetic structure of the Armorhead, Pseudopentaceros wheeleri, in the North Pacific Ocean: Application of the Polymerase chain reaction to fisheries problems.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 49: 2386-2391.


  • Palumbi, S.R. and E.C. Metz. 1991. Strong reproductive isolation between closely related tropical sea urchins (genus Echinometra). Molecular Biology and Evolution 8(2): 227-239.
  • Palumbi, S.R. and E. Metz. 1991. Strong reproductive isolation in closely related tropical sea urchins (genus Echinometra).  Molec. Biol. Evol. 8: 227-239.
  • Palumbi, S.R., A.P. Martin, B.D. Kessing, W.O. McMillan. 1991. Detecting population structure using mitochondrial DNA. In Genetic Ecology of Whales and Dolphins, A.R. Hoelzel, Ed.  International Whaling Commission.
  • Palumbi, S.R. and J. Benzie. 1991. Large mitochondrial DNA differences between morphologically similar Penaeid shrimp.  Molec. Mar. Biol. Biotech. 1: 27-34.
  • Metz, E.C., H. Yanagimachi, and S.R. Palumbi. 1991. Gamete compatibility and reproductive isolation of closely related Indo-Pacific sea urchins, genus Echinometra.  In Proceedings of the 7th International Echinoderm Conference. Balkema Press.
  • Palumbi, S.R. and B.D. Kessing. 1991. Population biology of the trans-Arctic exchange: mtDNA sequence similarity between Pacific and Atlantic sea urchins.  Evolution 45: 1790-1805.
  • Croom, H.B., R.G. Gillespie, and S.R. Palumbi. 1991. Mitochondrial DNA sequences coding for a portion of the RNA of the small ribosomal subunits of Tetragnatha mandibulata and Tetragnatha hawaiiensis (Araneae, Tetragnathidae).  J. Arachnology 19: 210-214.


  • Baker, C.S., S.R. Palumbi, R.H. Lambertsen, M.T. Weinrich, J. Calambokidis and S.J. O'Brien. 1990. The influence of seasonal migration on the geographic structure of mitochondrial DNA variation in humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae).  Nature 344: 238-240.
  • Martin, A.P., B.D. Kessing, and S.R. Palumbi. 1990. Accuracy of estimating genetic distance between species from short sequences of mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Biology and Evolution 7(5): 485-488.
  • Palumbi, S.R. and A.C. Wilson. 1990. Mitochondrial DNA diversity in the sea urchins Strongylocentrotus purpuratus and S. droebachiensis.  Evolution 44: 403-415.


  • Palumbi, S.R. 1989. Rates of molecular evolution and the proportion of nucleotide positions free to vary.  J. Molec. Evol. 29: 180-187.


  • Palumbi, S.R. and L.A. Freed. 1988. Agonistic interactions in a keystone predatory starfish. Ecology 69: 1624-1627.


  • Kay, E.A. and S.R. Palumbi. 1987. Evolution and endemism in Hawaiian marine invertebrates. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 2: 183-186.


  • Palumbi, S.R. 1986.  Ecological importance of body plan limitations: Structural responses of a
  • demosponge to wave force.  Ecology 67: 208-214.


  • Grosberg, R.K., W.R. Rice, and S.R. Palumbi. 1985. Graft compatibility and clonal identity in invertebrates.  Science 229: 487-489.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1985. Spatial variation in an algal-sponge commensalism and the evolution of ecological interactions.  Am. Nat. 126: 267-274.
  • Wilson, A.C., R. L. Cann, S. Carr, M. George, U. Gyllensten, K. Helm-Bychowski, R. Higuchi, S. R. Palumbi, E. Prager, R. D. Sage, and M. Stoneking. 1985. Mitochondrial DNA and two perspectives on evolutionary genetics.  Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 26: 375-400.


  • Palumbi, S.R. 1984. Tactics of acclimation: Morphological changes of sponges in an unpredictable environment.  Science 225: 1478-1480.
  • Palumbi, S.R. 1984. Measuring intertidal wave forces.  J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 81: 171-179.
  • Takahata, N. and S.R. Palumbi. 1984. Extranuclear differentiation and gene flow in the finite island model.  Genetics 109: 446-457.


  • Palumbi, S.R. and J.B.C. Jackson. 1983. Aging in modular organisms:  Ecology of zooid senescence in Steginoporella sp. (Bryozoa: Cheilostomata). Biol. Bull. 164: 267-278.


  • Palumbi, S.R. and B.A. Johnson. 1982. A note on the influence of life history stage on metabolic adaptation: The responses of Limulus eggs and larvae to hypoxia.  In Physiology and Biology of Horseshoe Crabs, J. Bonaventura, C. Bonaventura, and S. Tesh, Eds. A.R. Liss Press.
  • Palumbi, S.R. and J.B.C. Jackson. 1982. Ecology of cryptic coral reef communities II, Recovery from small disturbance events by encrusting bryozoa:  The influence of "host" species and lesion size.  J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 64: 103-115.


  • Palumbi, S.R. and J.B.C. Jackson. 1981. Intracolonial gradients and zooid senescence in two bryozoa from cryptic reef environments.  In Recent and Fossil Bryozoa, G.P. Larwood and C. Nielson, Eds. Olsen and Olsen.


  • Palumbi, S.R., B.D. Sidell, R. Van Beneden, G.D. Smith, and D.A. Powers. 1980. Glucosephosphate isomerase (GPI) of the teleost Fundulus heteroclitus (Linnaeus):  Isozymes, allozymes and their physiological roles.  J. Comp. Physiol. B 138: 49-57.


  • Jackson, J.B.C. and S.R. Palumbi. 1979. Regeneration and partial predation in cryptic coral reef environments:  Preliminary experiments on sponges and ectoprocts.  In Biology of Sponges, C. Levi and N. Boury-Esnault, Eds. CNRS.