Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022-01-01 A functional vulnerability framework for biodiversity conservation.Nature Communications2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Climate change disturbances contextualize the outcomes of coral-reef fisheries management across Micronesia.PLOS Climate2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Co-variation of fish and coral traits in relation to habitat type and fishery status.Coral Reefs2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Cross-ocean patterns and processes in fish biodiversity on coral reefs through the lens of eDNA metabarcoding.Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Decoupling linked coral and fish trait structure.Marine Ecology Progress Series2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Environmentally induced functional shifts in phytoplankton and their potential consequences for ecosystem functioning.Global Change Biology.  28:2804-2819. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Functional trade-offs in fish communities.Nature Ecology and Evolution.2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Persistent thermally driven shift in the functional trait structure of herbivorous fishes: evidence of top-down control on the rebound potential of temperate seaweed forests?Global Change Biology2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Spatial mismatch in diversity facets reveals contrasting protection for New Zealand’s cetacean biodiversity.Biological Conservation2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Towards a productivity-based management of tropical reefs in the Anthropocene.Nature Sustainability2022-01-01
2021-01-01 Are we ready to track climate-driven shifts in marine species across international boundaries?A global survey of scientific bottom trawl data. Global Change Biology2021-01-01
2021-01-01 Disentangling topicalization and deborealization in marine ecosystems under climate change.Current Biology2021-01-01
2021-01-01 Rebound in functional distinctiveness following warming and reduced fishing in the North Sea ecosystem.Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences2021-01-01
2021-01-01 The dimensionality and structure of species trait spaces.Ecology Letters2021-01-01
2021-01-01 Trait similarity in reef fish faunas across the world’s oceans.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences2021-01-01
2020-01-01 Contextualizing the social-ecological outcomes of coral-reef fisheries management.Biological Conservation2020-01-01
2019-01-01 Fish communities divergence in species but converge in traits over three decades of warming.Global Change Biology2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Functional reorganization of marine fish nurseries under climate warming.Global Change Biology2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Interspecific differences in environmental response blur trait dynamics in classic statistical analyses.Marine Biology2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Trait structure and redundancy determine sensitivity to disturbance in marine fish communities.Global Change Biology2019-01-01
2018-01-01 A climate-driven functional inversion of connected marine ecosystems.Current Biology2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Ecological and life-history traits explain a climate induced shift in a temperate marine fish community.Marine Ecology Progress Series2018-01-01
2017-01-01 An applied framework to assess exploitation and guide management of coral-reef fisheries.Ecosphere2017-01-01
2017-01-01 An investigation of lepidophagy (scale-eating) in Cyprinodonpup fishes on San Salvador Island, Bahamas.Copeia2017-01-01
2016-01-01 Local stressors, resilience, and shifting baselines on coral reefs.PLoS One2016-01-01
2015-01-01 The Micronesia Challenge: Assessing the relative contribution of stressors on coral reefs to facilitate science-to-management feedback.PLoS One2015-01-01


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2016-01-01 Benthic assessment of American Samoa’s reef flats: integrative findings from 2010 and 2015.Technical Report for The Environmental Protection Agency.. 2016-01-01
2016-01-01 Status and management of coral reefs and fisheries resources in Chuuk Lagoon and Kuop Atoll, Federated States of Micronesia.Technical Report for The Nature Conservancy and the US Department of Interior.. 2016-01-01
2015-01-01 Marinere source survey and monitoring on Guam.University of Guam Marine Laboratory Technical Report.. 2015-01-01
2014-01-01 Namdrik atoll coral-reef resources monitoring assessment.University of Guam Marine Laboratory Technical Report.. 2014-01-01


Principal Investigator On

Full Name

  • Matthew J McLean