Teck, S.J., J. Lorda, J.T. Carlton and L.G. Harris. (accepted) Shell morphological variability of native snails and their vulnerability to introduced crab predators: Can sub-lethal injury provide prey with a reduced risk of lethal predation?. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.

Eger, Aaron M., E.M. Marzinelli, R. Beas-Luna, C.O. Blain, L.K. Blamey, J.E.E. Byrnes, P. Carnell, C.G. Choi, M. Hessing-Lewis, K.Y Kim, N.H. Kumagai, J. Lorda, P. Moore, Y. Nakamura, A. Pérez-Matus, O. Pontier, D. Smale, P.D. Steinberg, and A. Vergés. (2023) The value of ecosystem services in global marine kelp forests. Nature Communications. 14:1894 1-13

Sandoval Gil, J.M., M. Sánchez-Barredo, R. Cruz-López, J. Zertuche-González, R. Beas-Lunas, Rodrigo, J. Lorda, C.G. Montaño-Moctezuma. (2023) Shading by Giant Kelp canopy can restrict the invasiveness of Undaria pinnatifida (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology. 1-18

Vilalta-Navas A., R. Beas-Luna, M.J. Zetina-Rejón, G.A. López-Ibarra, L. Malpica-Cruz, J. Lorda, J.A. Zepeda, and L.C. Kluger. (2023). Coupling scientific and local ecological knowledge network models for temperate coastal ecosystems. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 1-12.

Maldonado-Aguilar A., L. B. Ladah G. Fernandez-Aldecoa E. Solana, J. Lorda, R. Beas-Luna A. Filonov, J. Leichter, J. A. Zertuche-González. (2023). Small-scale spatiotemporal thermal regimes drive patterns of zooplankton abundance in a kelp forest. Continental Shelf Research. 257: 1-9

Goodenough K. S., R.T. Patton, and J. Lorda. (accepted) Dietary Plasticity Mitigates Impacts to Reproduction for the Gull-billed Tern, Gelochelidon nilotica, in Coastal Southern California During Abnormally Warm Sea Surface Temperature Events. Waterbirds.


Heady, W., Beas-Luna, R., Dawson, M., Eddy, N., Elsmore, K., Francis, F., Frierson, T., Gehman, A., Gotthardt, T., Gravem, S., Grebel, J., Hamilton, S., Hannah, L., Harvell, C., Hodin, J., Kelmartin, I., Krenz, C., Lee, L., Lorda, J., Lowry, D., Mastrup, S., Meyer, E., Raimondi, P., Rumrill, S., Saccomanno, V., Schiebelhut, L., Siddon, C., (2022). Roadmap to recovery for the sunflower sea star (Pycnopodia helianthoides) along the west coast of North America. The Nature Conservancy, Sacramento, CA. 44 pp.

Valdez-Rojas C., R. Beas-Luna, J. Lorda, J.A. Zepeda-Domínguez, G. Montaño-Moctezuma, A. Medellín-Ortiz, J. Torre, and F. Micheli. (2022). Using a social-ecological systems perspective to identify context-specific actions to build resilience in small-scale fisheries in Mexico. Frontiers in Marine Science. 9:904859 1-11.

Félix-Loaiza, A.C, L.M. Rodríguez-Bravo, R. Beas-Luna, J. Lorda, E. de La Cruz-González and L. Malpica-Cruz. (2022). Marine heatwaves facilitate invasive algae takeover as foundational kelp. Botanica Marina. 65(5) 315-319

Arafeh-Dalmau, N., A. Munguia-Vega, F. Micheli, A. Vilalta-Navas, J.C. Villasenor-Derbez, M. Précoma-de la Mora, D.S. Schoeman, A. Medellín-Ortíz, K.C. Cavanaugh, O. Sosa-Nishizaki, T.L.U. Burnham, C.J. Knight, C.B. Woodson, M. Abas, A. Abadía-Cardoso, O. Aburto-Oropeza, M.W. Esgro, N. Espinosa-Andrade, R. Beas-Luna, N. Cardenas, M.H. Carr, K.E. Dale, F. Cisneros-Soberanis, A.L. Flores-Morales, S. Fulton, E. García-Rodríguez, A. Giron-Nava, M.G. Gleason, A.L. Green, A. Hernández-Velasco, B. Ibarra-Macías, A.F. Johnson, J. Lorda., L. Malpica-Cruz, G. Montaño-Moctezuma, C. Olguín-Jacobson, A. Parés-Sierra, P.T. Raimondi, G. Ramírez-Ortiz, A. Ramirez-Valdez, H. Reyes-Bonilla, E. Saarman, L.E. Saldaña-Ruiz, A. Smith, C. Soldatini, A. Suárez, G. Torres-Moye, M. Walther, E.B. Watson, S. Worden and H.P. Possingham (pre-print, in review). Towards transboundary networks of climate-smart marine reserves in the Southern California Bight.


Cavanaugh, K.C., T.W. Bell, M. Costa, N.E. Eddy, L. Gendall, M.G. Gleason, M. Hessing-Lewis, R. Martone, M. McPherson, O. Pontier, L. Reshitnyk, R. Beas-Luna, M.H. Carr, J. Caselle, K.C. Cavanaugh, R. Flores Miller, S. Hamilton, W.N. Heady, H.K. Hirsh, R. Hohman, L. Lee, J. Lorda, J. Ray, D.C, Reed, V.R. Saccomanno and S.B. Schroeder. (2021) A Review of the Opportunities and Challenges for Using Remote Sensing for Management of Surface-Canopy Forming Kelps. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:753531 1-15 https://doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.753531

Malpica-Cruz, L., A. Abadía-Cardoso, M. Aquino-Baleytó, R. Beas-Luna, E.E. Becerril-García, J.L. Castillo-Géniz, F. Galván-Magaña, E. García-Rodríguez, S.Z. Herzka, E.M. Hoyos-Padilla, R.E. Lara-Mendoza, J. Lorda, E.C. Oñate-González, R.J. Pérez-Weil, N.C. Saavedra-Sotelo, O. Santana-Morales, V. Towns, and J.A. Zepeda-Domínguez. (2021) Empowering fishers for Great White Shark stewardship : Reply to Madigan et al . 2021. Conservation Letters 1–3.

Ridlon A.D., K. Wasson, T. Waters, J. Adams, J. Donatuto, G. Fleener, H. Froehlich, R. Govender, A. Kornbluth, J. Lorda, B. Peabody, G. Pinchot IV, S. S. Rumrill, E. Tobin, C. J. Zabin, D. Zacherl, and E.D. Grosholz. (2021) Conservation Aquaculture as a Tool for Imperiled Marine Species: Evaluation of Opportunities and Risks for Olympia Oysters, Ostrea lurida. PLoS ONE 16(6) 1-26

Santana, O., M. Hoyos-Padilla, C. Sepulveda, R. Beas-Luna, A. Medellín-Ortíz, M. Aquino-Baleyto, E. Becerril-García, D. Arellano-Millán, L. Malpica Cruz, J. Lorda, and J. L. Castillo-Géniz. (2021) How much is too much? A carrying capacity study of white shark cage diving in Guadalupe Island. Marine Policy. 131:1-10

Eger, A., E. Marzinelli, R. Beas-Luna, C. Blain, L. Blamey, P. Carnell, C. Geun Choi, M. Hessing-Lewis, K. Young Kim, N. Kumagai, J. Lorda, P. Moore, Y. Nakamura, A. Perez-Matus, O. Porter, D. Smale, P. Steinberg, and A. Verges. (pre-print, in review) The economic value of fisheries, blue carbon, and nutrient cycling in global marine forests.


Bauer, J., R. Beas-Luna R., J. Lorda, L. Malpica-Cruz, F. Lafarga De la Cruz, F. Micheli, R. Searcy-Bernal, L. Rogers-Bennett, and M.J. Bracamontes-Peralta (2020) The effects of depth and diet on growth and survival of red abalone at San Jeronimo Island, Baja California, Mexico. Ciencias Marinas. 46(4):343–357

Lorda, J., R. Beas-Luna, L. Malpica-Cruz, D. Steller, B. N. Tissot, and H. Reyes-Bonilla. (2000) Building bridges not walls: the past, present, and future of international collaboration and research in northwest Mexico. Ciencias Marinas. 46(4): I-IV

Steller D.L., J. Lorda, R. Beas-Luna, M.S. Foster. (2020) A brief history of international meetings of the Western Society of Naturalists. Ciencias Marinas. 46(4): IX-X

Beas-Luna, R., F. Micheli,  C. Woodson, M. Carr, D. Malone, J. Torre, C. Boch, J. Caselle, M. Edwards, J. Freiwald, S. Hamilton, A. Hernández-Velasco, B. Konar, K. Kroeker, J. Lorda, G. Montaño-Moctezuma, and G.  Torres-Moye. 2020. Geographic variation in responses of kelp forest communities of the California Current to recent climatic changes. Global Change Biology. 00:1-17


Bauer J., L. Vázquez-Vera, A. Espinoza-Montes, J. Lorda, R. Beas-Luna, C. Vela-Gallo, and H. Reyes-Bonilla. 2019. Multi-trophic aquaculture of green abalone Haliotis fulgens and warty sea cucumber Parastichopus parvimensis enhances production. Journal of Shellfish Research. 38(2) : 455-461

Lonhart S.I., R. Jeppesen, R. Beas-Luna, J. Crooks, and J. Lorda. 2019.
First records, range shifts, and abundance changes of coastal marine species associated with warm water anomalies along the Eastern Pacific. Marine Biodiversity Records. 12:13

Beas-Luna, R., J. Lorda, L. Malpica-Cruz, G. Montaño-Moctezuma, J.A. Zepeda-Domínguez, J.G. Vaca-Rodríguez, A. Abadía-Cardoso, J. Bauer, E. De La Cruz-González, D. Díaz-Guzmán, A.C. Félix-Loaiza, A. González-Mena, C. Hernández-Rodríguez, B. Ibarra-Macías, J. Lara-Navarrete, M. Padilla-Villa, V. Schramm-Loza, C. Valdez-Rojas, and A. Vilalta-Navas. 2019. Bosques de Macroalgas en arrecifes templados. In: Primer Reporte del Estado del Ciclo del Carbono en México (Agenda Azul y Verde). Programa Mexicano del Carbono. pp. 103-124


Goodrich K.A., D. Boudreau, J. Crooks, A. Eguiarte, and J. Lorda. 2018. The role of community capitals in climate change adaptation in a binational setting.  In: Lachapelle, P., and D. Albrecht. (Eds.), Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States. New York: Routledge. pp 243-258

*Paz-Lacavex A., R. Beas-Luna, J. Lorda, K. Cavanaugh and T. Bell. 2018. Producción primaria bruta en bosques submarinos de la región Bahía Todos Santos. In: Paz, F., A. Velázquez y M. Rojo (Eds), Estado Actual del Conocimiento del Ciclo del Carbono y sus Interacciones en México: Síntesis 2018. Serie Síntesis Nacionales. Programa Mexicano del Carbono. Texcoco, Estado de México. pp 358-361

Teck S., J. Lorda, N. T. Shears, T. Ben-Horin, R.E. Toseland, S.T. Rathbone, and S.D. Gaines. 2018. Quality of a fished resource: Assessing spatial and temporal dynamics. PLoS ONE 13(6): 1-25


Beas-Luna R., E. M. Donham, S. Lummis, A. Abadía-Cardoso; J. Lorda, and K. J. Kroeker. 2017. Monitoreo físico, químico y biológico de arrecifes templados en Baja California. In: Paz, F. y R. Torres (Eds), Estado Actual del Conocimiento del Ciclo del Carbono y sus Interacciones en México: Síntesis 2017. Serie Síntesis Nacionales. Programa Mexicano del Carbono. Texcoco, Estado de México. pp. 396-401.

Gérard C., O. Miura, J. Lorda, T. H. Cribb, M. J. Nolan, and R. F. Hechinger. 2017. A native-range source for a persistent trematode parasite of the exotic New Zealand mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) in France. Hydrobiologia 785 (1): 115-126.

Lorda J., A. Abadía-Cardoso, M. Almeida, R. Beas-Luna, D. Boudreau, H. Bellringer, M. Cordrey, K. Goodrich, J. Mccullough and J. Crooks. 2017. Variabilidad y efectos antropogénicos en el pH en tres lagunas costeras en San Diego. In: Paz, F. y R. Torres (Eds), Estado Actual del Conocimiento del Ciclo del Carbono y sus Interacciones en México: Síntesis 2017. Serie Síntesis Nacionales. Programa Mexicano del Carbono. Texcoco, Estado de México. pp 425-428

Safran S.M., S.A. Baumgarten, E.E. Beller, J.A. Crooks, R.M. Grossinger, J. Lorda, T.R. Longcore, D. Bram, S.J. Dark, E.D. Stein, T.L. McIntosh. 2017. Tijuana River Valley Historical Ecology Investigation. San Francisco Estuary Institute-Aquatic Science Center, Richmond, CA.

Teck S. J. Lorda, N. T. Shears, T. W. Bell, J. Cornejo-Donoso, J. E. Caselle, S. L. Hamilton, S. D. Gaines. 2017. Disentangling the effects of fishing and environmental forcing on demographic variation in an exploited species. Biological Conservation 209: 488-498.


Crooks J. A., D. M. Talley, M. Cordrey, C. Whitcraft, J. Lorda-Solorzano, K. Uyeda, H. Bellringer, J. McCullough, M. Almeida. 2016.Unnatural History: Biological Invasions into Coastal Ecosystems. Proceedings of the U.S. Iran Symposium on Wetlands. Irvine, California. pp 193-203

Dolby G. A., R. F. Hechinger, R. A. Ellingson, L. T. Findley, J. Lorda, and D. K. Jacobs. 2016. Sea-level driven glacial-age refugia and post-glacial mixing on subtropical coasts, a palaeohabitat and genetic study. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 283 (1843) 1-8.

Lorda, J., R. F. Hechinger, S. D. Cooper, A. M. Kuris and K. D. Lafferty. 2016. Intraguild predation by shore crabs affects mortality, behavior, growth, and densities of California horn snails. Ecosphere 7 (5): 1-17.


Bonel N. and J. Lorda. 2015. Growth and body weight variability of the invasive mussel Limnoperna fortunei (Mytilidae) across habitat and season. Malacologia 58 (1/2): 129-145.


Hopper J. V., A. M. Kuris, , J. Lorda, S. E. Simmonds, C. White, and R. F. Hechinger. 2014. Reduced parasite diversity and abundance in a marine whelk in its expanded geographical range. Journal of Biogeography 41(9): 1674-1684.


Bonel N., L. C. Solari and J. Lorda. 2013. Differences in Density, Shell Allometry and Growth Between Two Populations of Limnoperna fortunei (Mytilidae) from the Río De La Plata Basin, Argentina. Malacologia 56 (1-2): 43-58.


Lorda J. and K. D. Lafferty. 2012. Shading decreases the abundance of the herbivorous California horn snail, Cerithidea californica. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 432-433: 148-155.


Hechinger R. F., K. D. Lafferty, J. P. McLaughlin, B. L. Fredensborg, T. C. Huspeni, J. Lorda, P. K. Sandhu, J. C. Shaw, M. E. Torchin, K. L. Whitney, and A. M. Kuris. 2011. Food webs including infectious agents, biomass, body sizes, and life-stages, for three estuaries in California and Baja California. Ecology 92 (3):791.


Kuris A. M., R. F. Hechinger, J. C. Shaw, K. L. Whitney, L. Aguirre-Macedo, C. A. Boch, A. P. Dobson, E. J. Dunham, B. L. Fredensborg, T. C. Huspeni, J. Lorda, L. Mababa, F. T. Mancini, A. B. Mora, M. Pickering, N. L. Talhouk, M. E. Torchin, and K. D. Lafferty. 2008. Ecosystem energetic implications of parasite and free-living biomass in three estuaries. Nature 454 (7203): 515-518.


Ruiz GM, J. Lorda, A. Arnwine, and. K. Lion. 2006. Shipping Patterns Associated with the Panama Canal: Effects on Biotic Exchange? In: Bridging Divides – Maritime Canals as Invasion Corridors; S. Gollasch, B. Galil, and A. Cohen (eds), Springer, Dordrecht. pp 113-126.


Lafferty K. D., R. F. Hechinger, J. Lorda, and L. Soler. 2005. Trematodes associated with mangrove habitat in Puerto Rican salt marshes. Journal of Parasitology 91 (3): 697- 699.

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