• Born in South Carolina; grew up in North Carolina. Has a daughter, Vera, with wife Susanne M. Brander.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2016-02-01 Marine reserve design for sex-changing fishes: a general frameworkMarine Ecology Progress Series.  543:223-240. 2016-02-01
    2016-02-01 Transcriptomic changes correspond with altered egg protein production and reduced fecundity in an estuarine model fish species exposed to bifenthrinAquatic Toxicology.  174:247-260. 2016-02-01
    2016-01-01 Density-dependent prey mortality is determined by the spatial scale of predator foragingOecologia.  180:305-311. 2016-01-01
    2015-03-01 Endocrine disrupting compounds alter risk-taking behaviour in fish (Poecelia reticulata)Ethology.  121:480-491. 2015-03-01
    2015-01-01 Marine population connectivity: reconciling large-scale dispersal and high self-retentionAmerican Naturalist.  185:196-211. 2015-01-01
    2015-01-01 Marine reserve design theory for species with ontogenetic migrationBiology Letters.  11:20140511. 2015-01-01
    2014-12-01 Planktonic larval mortality rates are lower than widely expectedEcology.  95:3344-3353. 2014-12-01
    2014-12-01 The value of larval connectivity information in the static optimization of marine reserve designConservation Letters.  7:533-544. 2014-12-01
    2014-11-01 The influence of temperature on life histories sets the sensitivity of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, to fishingMarine Ecology Progress Series.  514:217-229. 2014-11-01
    2014-02-01 Beyond connectivity: how empirical methods can quantify population persistence to improve marine protected area designEcological Applications.  24:257-270. 2014-02-01
    2014-02-01 Ecologists should not use statistical significance tests to interpret simulation model resultsOikos.  123:385-389. 2014-02-01
    2014-02-01 Experimental determination of the spatial scale of a prey patch from the predator's perspectiveOecologia.  174. 2014-02-01
    2014-02-01 Predator density and the functional response of coral reef fishCoral Reefs.  33:235-240. 2014-02-01
    2014-01-01 Stochastic models reveal conditions for cyclic dominance in sockeye salmon populationsEcological Monographs.  84:69-90. 2014-01-01
    2013-09-01 From 'omics to 'otoliths: Correlated responses of an estuarine fish to endocrine disrupting compounds across biological scalesPLoS One.  8:e74521. 2013-09-01
    2013-08-01 Accurate assessment of marine protected area success depends on metric and spatiotemporal scale of monitoringMarine Ecology Progress Series.  489:17-28. 2013-08-01
    2013-07-01 Improving macroscopic maturity determination in a pre-spawning flatfish through predictive modeling and whole mount methodsFisheries Research.  147:359-369. 2013-07-01
    2013-06-01 Transient responses of fished populations to marine reserve establishmentConservation Letters.  6. 2013-06-01
    2013-05-01 Competitive and demographic leverage points of community shifts under climate changeProceedings of the Royal Society of London B.  280:20130572. 2013-05-01
    2013-05-01 Trace element signatures in larval soft tissues reveal larval transport but not population connectivityMarine Ecology Progress Series.  481:1-10. 2013-05-01
    2013-04-01 Behavior of the Galapagos fishing fleet and its consequences for the design of spatial management alternatives for the red spiny lobster fisheryOcean and Coastal Management.  78. 2013-04-01
    2013-03-01 A comparison of approaches used for economic analysis in marine protected area network planning in CaliforniaOcean and Coastal Management.  73:77-89. 2013-03-01
    2013-02-01 Interannual variability in an atlas of trace element signatures for determining population connectivityMarine Ecology Progress Series.  474. 2013-02-01
    2011-12-01 Functional responses and scaling in marine predator-prey interactions: contemporary issues and emerging conceptsEcology Letters.  14:1288-1299. 2011-12-01
    2011-10-01 A GIS-based tool for representing larval dispersal for marine reserve selectionThe Professional Geographer.  63:489-513. 2011-10-01
    2011-09-01 Linking models and data in assessment of no-take marine reservesFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment.  9:390-399. 2011-09-01
    2011-07-01 Can inverse density dependence at small spatial scales produce dynamic instability in animal populations?Theoretical Ecology.  4:357-370. 2011-07-01
    2011-07-01 Importance of age structure in models of the response of upper trophic levels to fishing and climate changeICES Journal of Marine Science.  68:1270-1283. 2011-07-01
    2011-07-01 Oceanographic coupling across three trophic levels shapes source-sink dynamics in marine metacommunitiesOikos.  120:1151-1164. 2011-07-01
    2011-07-01 Spatial pattern of natal signatures in the otoliths of juvenile kelp rockfish, Sebastes atrovirens, along the California coast.Marine Ecology Progress Series.  437:279-290. 2011-07-01
    2011-03-01 Weak synchrony in the timing of larval release in upwelling regimesMarine Ecology Progress Series.  425:103-112. 2011-03-01
    2011-01-01 The utility and limitations of size and spacing guidelines for designing marine protected area networksBiological Conservation.  144:306-318. 2011-01-01
    2010-12-01 Incorporating physical oceanographic proxies of recruitment into population models to improve fishery and marine protected area managementCalCOFI Reports.  51:128-149. 2010-12-01


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    2014-11-01 Marine protected area networks in California, USA.  Advances in Marine Biology. 2014-11-01


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    2015-11-01 Book review: Secor, D. H., Migration Ecology of Marine FishesReviews in Fishery Science and Aquaculture. 111-112. 2015-11-01
    2014-10-01 My research and I were the victims of a conservative media attacksouthernfriedscience.com. 2014-10-01


    Research Overview

  • Marine metapopulation ecology, population dynamics, predator-prey interactions, multivariate statistics, marine conservation theory.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Ecology, Marine Biology, Animal Behavior, Statistics, Theoretical Ecology.
  • Full Name

  • James Wilson White