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26 Selwyn JD**, Johnson JE**, Downey-Wall AM**, Bynum AM**, Hamner RM***, Hogan JD, & Bird CE. (submitted) Estimating the number of successful colonists in the invasion of the western Atlantic by red lionfish (Pterois volitans).  doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3033v1

25 Januchowski-Hartley S***, Selkoe KA, Bird CE and Hogan JD. (minor revisions) Knowledge sharing about deep-sea ecosystems to inform conservation and research decisions. Facets.

mr24 Deck J, Gaither MR***, Ewing RJ, Bird CE, Davies N, Meyer C, Riginos C, Toonen RJ, Crandall E (Accepted Pending Minor Revisions) The Genomic Observatories Metadatabase (GeOMe): A new repository for field and sampling event metadata associated with genetic samples. PLoS Biology.

23 Johnson J*, Bird CE, Johnston MA, Fogg AQ, & Hogan JD (2016) Regional genetic structure and genetic founder effects in the invasive lionfish: comparing the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean and North Atlantic. Marine Biology, 163(10): 216.

22 Bird CE & Dubow MS (2015) Book Review: The Extreme Life of the Sea. Quarterly Review of Biology, 90(3): 326-327.

21 Selkoe KA, Gaggiotti OE, TOBO Laboratory, Bowen BW, & Toonen RJ (2014) Emergent patterns of population genetic structure for a coral reef community. Molecular ecology, 23(12): 3064-3079.

20 Puritz JB***, Matz MV, Toonen RJ, Weber JN, Bolnick DI, Bird CE (2014) Demystifying the RAD fad. Molecular Ecology, 23: 5937-5942.

19 Skillings D**, Bird CE, Toonen RJ (2014) Comparative population structure of two edible Indo-Pacific coral reef sea cucumbers (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea). Bulletin of Marine Science, 90: 359-378.

18 Toonen RJ, Puritz JB***, Forsman ZH, Whitney JL**, Fernandez-Silva I***, Andrews KR***, Bird CE (2013) ezRAD: a simplified method for genomic genotyping in non-model organisms. PeerJ, e203.

17 Bird CE, Franklin E, Toonen RJ, & Smith CM (2013) Between wave and tide marks: a unifying model of physical zonation on littoral shores. PeerJ, e154.

16 Iacchei MI**, Ben-Horin T, Selkoe KA, Bird CE, Garcia-Rodriguez FJ, Toonen RJ (2013) Combined analyses of kinship and FST suggest potential drivers of chaotic genetic patchiness in high gene-flow populations. Molecular Ecology, 22: 3476-3494.

15 Bowen BW, Rocha LA, Toonen RJ, Karl SA, ToBo Laboratory (2013) The origins of tropical marine biodiversity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 8(6): 359-366.

14 Bird CE, Skillings D**, Fernandez I***, and Toonen RJ (2012) Sympatric speciation in the post Modern Synthesis era of evolutionary biology. Evolutionary Biology, 39: 158-180.

13 Padilla-Gamino** JL, Pochon X***, Bird CE, Concepcion G, Gates RD (2012) From parent to gamete: vertical transmission of Symbiodinium (Dinophyceae) in the scleractinian coral Montipora capitata. PLoS One, 7(6): e38440.

12 Forsman Z, Kimokeo B*, Bird CE, Hunter CL & Toonen RJ (2012) Coral farming: species-specific effects of light, water motion and artificial foods. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 92(4): 721-729.

11 Timmers MA**,Bird CE, Skillings DJ**, Smouse PE, and Toonen RJ (2012) There’s no place like home: crown-of-thorns outbreaks in the central Pacific are locally derived and independent events. PLoS ONE, 7: 1-14.

10 Bird CE***, Smouse PE, Karl SA & Toonen RJ (2011) Detecting and measuring genetic differentiation. In: S. Koenemann, C. Schubart & C. Held (eds.) Crustacean Issues: Phylogeography and Population Genetics in Crustacea. 31-73.*Invited*

9 Bird CE*** (2011) Morphological and behavioral evidence for adaptive diversification of sympatric Hawaiian limpets. Journal of Integrative and Comparative Biology, 51: 466-473.

8 Bird CE***, Holland B, Bowen BW & Toonen RJ (2011) Diversification of sympatric broadcast-spawning limpets (Cellana spp.) within the Hawaiian archipelago. Molecular Ecology, 20: 2128-2141.

7 Gaither MR*, Szabo Z**, Crepeau M, Bird CE*** & Toonen RJ (2011) Preservation of corals in salt-saturated DMSO buffer is superior to ethanol for PCR experiments. Coral Reefs, 30: 329-333.

6 Toonen RJ, Andrews K**, Baums I, Bird CE***, Concepcion G**, Daly-Engel T**, Eble J**, Faucci A**, Gaither M**, Iacchei MI**, Puritz J**, Schultz J**, Skillings D**, Timmers M** & Bowen B (2011) Defining boundaries for ecosystem-based management: a multispecies case study of marine connectivity across the Hawaiian archipelago. Journal of Marine Biology, Article ID 460173, 15pp. doi:10.1155/2011/460173.

5 Stat M***, Bird CE***, Pochon X***, Chasqui L, Chauka LJ, Concepcion GT**, Logan D, Takabayashi M, Toonen RJ & Gates RD (2011) Variation in Symbiodinium ITS2 sequence assemblages among coral colonies. PLoS ONE, 6(1): e15854.

4 Skillings D**, Bird CE*** & Toonen RJ (2011) Gateways to Hawai‘i – genetic population structure of the tropical sea cucumber Holothuria atra. Journal of Marine Biology, Article ID 783030, 16 pp. doi:10.1155/2011/783030.

3 Timmers MA**, Andrews K**, Bird CE***, deMaintenon MJ, Brainard RE & Toonen RJ (2011) Widespread dispersal of the crown-of-thorns sea star, Acanthaster planci, across the Hawaiian Archipelago and Johnston Atoll. Journal of Marine Biology. Article ID 934269, 10 pp. doi:10.1155/2011/934269.

2 Rodgers, KS, Jokiel PL, Bird CE***, & Brown EK (2009) Quantifying the condition of Hawaiian coral reefs. Aquatic Conservation, 20: 93-105.

1 Bird, CE**, Holland BS, Bowen BW & Toonen RJ (2007) Contrasting phylogeography in three endemic Hawaiian limpets (Cellana spp.) with similar life histories. Molecular Ecology, 16: 3173-3187.