Publications

2016

Devlin-Durante MK, Miller MW, Caribbean Acropora Research G, Precht WF, Baums IB (2016) How old are you? Genet age estimates in a clonal animal. Molecular Ecology
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Wood S, Baums IB, Paris CB, Ridgwell A, Kessler WS, Hendy EJ (2016) El Nino and coral larval dispersal across the eastern Pacific marine barrier. Nat Commun 7.
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Lessios HA, Baums IB (2017) Gene Flow in Coral Reef Organisms of the Tropical Eastern Pacific. In: Coral Reefs of the Eastern Tropical Pacific: Persistence and Loss in a Dynamic Environment (eds. Glynn WP, Manzello PD, Enochs CI), pp. 477-499. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht.
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Hellberg ME, Prada C, Tan MH, Forsman ZH, Baums IB (2016) Getting a grip at the edge: recolonization and introgression in eastern Pacific Porites corals. Journal of Biogeography.
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Parkinson JE, Baumgarten S, Michell CT, Baums IB, LaJeunesse TC, Voolstra CR. Gene Expression Variation Resolves Species and Individual Strains among Coral-Associated Dinoflagellates within the Genus Symbiodinium. Genome Biology and Evolution. 2016;8(3):665-80. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evw019.
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Cardona Y, Ruiz-Ramos DV, Baums IB, Bracco A. Potential Connectivity of Coldwater Black Coral Communities in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. PLoS ONE. 2016;11(5):e0156257. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156257.
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Selkoe KA, Gaggiotti OE, Treml EA, Wren JLK, Donovan MK, Toonen RJ. The DNA of coral reef biodiversity: predicting and protecting genetic diversity of reef assemblages. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences. 2016;283(1829). doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0354.
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Benestan LM, Ferchaud A-L, Hohenlohe PA, Garner BA, Naylor GJP, Baums IB, et al. Conservation genomics of natural and managed populations: building a conceptual and practical framework. Mol Ecol. 2016;25(13):2967-77. doi: 10.1111/mec.13647.
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2015

Ruiz-Ramos, D. V., Saunders, M., Fisher, C. R., & Baums, I. B. (2015). Home Bodies and Wanderers: Sympatric Lineages of the Deep-Sea Black Coral Leiopathes glaberrima. PloS one, 10(10), e0138989. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138989.
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Parkinson, J. E., Banaszak, A. T., Altman, N. S., LaJeunesse, T. C., & Baums, I. B. (2015). Intraspecific diversity among partners drives functional variation in coral symbioses. Scientific reports, 5. doi: 10.1038/srep15667
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DeLeo, D. M., Ruiz-Ramos, D. V., Baums, I. B., & Cordes, E. E. (2015). Response of deep-water corals to oil and chemical dispersant exposure. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.02.028
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Griffin, J. N., Schrack, E. C., Lewis, K. A., Baums, I. B., Soomdat, N., & Silliman, B. R. (2015). Density-dependent effects on initial growth of a branching coral under restoration. Restoration Ecology, 23(3), 197-200. doi: 10.1111/rec.12173
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Quattrini, A. M., Baums, I. B., Shank, T. M., Morrison, C. L., & Cordes, E. E. (2015). Testing the depth-differentiation hypothesis in a deepwater octocoral. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 282(1807), 20150008. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0008
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2014

Baums, I. B., Devlin-Durante, M. K., & LaJeunesse, T. C. (2014). New insights into the dynamics between reef corals and their associated dinoflagellate endosymbionts from population genetic studies. Molecular ecology, 23(17), 4203-4215. doi: 10.1111/mec.12788
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Edmunds, P. J., Adjeroud, M., Baskett, M. L., Baums, I. B., Budd, A. F., Carpenter, R. Fabina, N.S., Fan, T.Y., Franklin, E.C., Gross, K. and Han, X. (2014). Persistence and change in community composition of reef corals through present, past, and future climates. PloS one. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107525
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Baums, I. B., Devlin-Durante, M., Laing, B. A., Feingold, J., Smith, T., Bruckner, A., & Monteiro, J. (2014). Marginal coral populations: the densest known aggregation of Pocillopora in the Galápagos Archipelago is of asexual origin. Frontiers in Marine Science, 1, 59. doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2014.00059
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Parkinson, J. E., & Baums, I. B. (2014). The extended phenotypes of marine symbioses: ecological and evolutionary consequences of intraspecific genetic diversity in coral-algal associations. Frontiers in microbiology, 5. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00445
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Lirman, D., Schopmeyer, S., Galvan, V., Drury, C., Baker, A. C., & Baums, I. B. (2014). Growth dynamics of the threatened Caribbean staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis: Influence of host genotype, symbiont identity, colony size, and environmental setting. PloS one,9(9): e107253. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107253.
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Williams D, Miller MW, Baums IB (2014) Cryptic changes in the genetic structure of a highly clonal coral population and the relationship with ecological performance. Coral Reefs, 1-12. doi: 10.1007/s00338-014-1157-y.
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Selkoe KA, Gaggiotti O, Bernal MA, Bird C, Bolick H, Baums IB, Coleman R, Concepcion GT, Craig MT, DiBattista JD, Eble JA, Fernandez-Silva I, Gaither M, Iacchei M, Polato NR, Rivera MAJ, Rocha LA, Skillings D, Timmers M, Szabo Z, Bowen BW, Toonen RJ (2014) Emergent patterns of population genetic structure for a coral reef community. Molecular Ecology 23, 3064-3079. doi: 10.1111/mec.12804.
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Serrano X, Baums IB, O'Reilly K, Smith TB, Jones RJ, Shearer TL, Nunes FLD, Baker AC (2014) Geographic differences in vertical connectivity in the Caribbean coral Montastraea cavernosa despite high levels of horizontal connectivity at shallow depths. Molecular Ecology.doi: 10.1111/mec.12861.
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Fisher, C. R., Demopoulos, A. W., Cordes, E. E., Baums, I. B., White, H. K., & Bourque, J. R. (2014). Coral communities as indicators of ecosystem-level impacts of the deepwater horizon spill. BioScience, 64(9), 796-807. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biu129
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Concepcion GT, Baums IB, Toonen RJ (2014) Regional population structure of Montipora capitata across the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bulletin of Marine Science 90, 257-275. doi: 10.5343/bms.2012.1109.
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Boulay JN, Hellberg ME, Cortés J, Baums IB (2014) Unrecognized coral species diversity masks differences in functional ecology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.1580.
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LaJeunesse TC, Wham DC, Pettay DT, Parkinson JE, Keshavmurthy S, Chen CA (2014) Ecologically differentiated stress-tolerant endosymbionts in the dinoflagellate genus Symbiodinium (Dinophyceae) Clade D are different species. Phycologia 53, 305-319. doi: 10.2216/13-186.1.
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Cooper WT, Lirman D, VanGroningen MP, Parkinson JE, Herlan J, McManus JW (2014) Assessing techniques to enhance early post-settlement survival of corals in situ for reef restoration. Bulletin of Marine Science 90, 651-664.10.5343/bms.2013.1020.
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Ruiz-Ramos D, Baums I (2014) Microsatellite abundance across the Anthozoa and Hydrozoa in the phylum Cnidaria. Bmc Genomics 15, 939. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-939.
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2013

Baums IB, Devlin-Durante MK, Polato NR, Xu D, Giri S, Altman NS, Ruiz D, Parkinson JE, Boulay JN (2013b) Genotypic variation influences reproductive success and thermal stress tolerance in the reef building coral, Acropora palmata. Coral Reefs 32, 703-717.10.1007/s00338-013-1012-6.
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Baums IB, Godwin LS, Franklin EC, Carlon DB, Toonen RJ (2013c) Discordant population expansions in four species of coral-associated Pacific hermit crabs (Anomura: Diogenidae) linked to habitat availability resulting from sea-level change. Journal of Biogeography, n/a-n/a.10.1111/jbi.12181.
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Foster NL, Baums IB, Sanchez JA, Paris CB, Chollett I, Agudelo CL, Vermeij MJA, Mumby PJ (2013) Hurricane-Driven Patterns of Clonality in an Ecosystem Engineer: The Caribbean Coral Montastraea annularis. PLoS ONE 8, e53283.10.1371/journal.pone.0053283.
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Polato NR, Altman NS, Baums IB (2013) Variation in the transcriptional response of threatened coral larvae to elevated temperatures. Molecular Ecology 22, 1366-1382.10.1111/mec.12163.
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2012

Baums IB, Boulay J, Polato NR, Hellberg ME (2012) No gene flow across the Eastern Pacific Barrier in the reef-building coral Porites lobata. Molecular Ecology 21, 5418-5433.10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05733.x.
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Boulay JN, Cortés J, Nivia-Ruiz J, Baums IB (2012) Genotypic diversity of the reef-building coral Porites lobata (Dana, 1846) (Scleractinia: Poritidae) at Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica. Revista Biologia Tropical 60, 279-292
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Foster NL, Paris CB, Kool JT, Baums IB, Stevens JR, Sanchez JA, Bastidas C, Agudelo C, Bush P, Day O, Ferrari R, Gonzalez P, Gore S, Guppy R, McCartney MA, McCoy C, Mendes J, Srinivasan A, Steiner S, Vermeij MJA, Weil E, Mumby PJ (2012) Connectivity of Caribbean coral populations: complementary insights from empirical and modelled gene flow. Molecular Ecology 21, 1143-1157.10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05455.x.
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Glynn PW, Colley SB, Maté JL, Baums IB, Feingold JS, Cortés J, Guzmán HM, Afflerbach JC, Brandtneris VW, Ault JS (2012) Reef coral reproduction in the equatorial eastern Pacific: Costa Rica, Panamá, and the Galápagos Islands (Ecuador). VII. Siderastreidae, Psammocora stellata and Psammocora profundacella. Marine Biology 159, 1917-1932.10.1007/s00227-012-1979-5.
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LaJeunesse TC, Parkinson JE, Reimer JD (2012) A genetics-based description of Symbiodinium minutum sp. nov. and S. psygmophilum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), two dinoflagellates symbiotic with Cnidaria. Journal of Phycology 48, 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2012.01217.x
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Griffin S, Spathias H, Moore DM, Baums IB, Griffin BA (2012) Scaling up Acropora nurseries in the Caribbean and improving techniques. In: Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium (eds. Yellowlees D, Hughes TP). James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.
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Hagedorn M, Carter V, Martorana K, Paresa MK, Acker J, Baums IB, Borneman E, Brittsan M, Byers M, Henley M, Laterveer M, Leong J-A, McCarthy M, Meyers S, Nelson BD, Petersen D, Tiersch T, Uribe RC, Woods E, Wildt D (2012) Preserving and Using Germplasm and Dissociated Embryonic Cells for Conserving Caribbean and Pacific Coral. PLoS ONE 7, e33354.10.1371/journal.pone.0033354.
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Johnston L, Miller MW, Baums IB (2012) Assessment of Host-Associated Genetic Differentiation among Phenotypically Divergent Populations of a Coral-Eating Gastropod across the Caribbean. PLoS ONE 7, e47630.10.1371/journal.pone.0047630.
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Lessios HA (2012) A sea water barrier to coral gene flow. Molecular Ecology 21, 5390-5392.10.1111/mec.12037.
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Pinzón J, Reyes-Bonilla H, Baums I, LaJeunesse T (2012) Contrasting clonal structure among Pocillopora (Scleractinia) communities at two environmentally distinct sites in the Gulf of California. Coral Reefs 3, 765-777.10.1007/s00338-012-0887-y.
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2011

Johnson ME, Lustic C, Bartels E, Baums IB, Gilliam DS, Larson L, Lirman D, Miller MW, Nedimyer K, Schopmeyer S (2011) Caribbean Acropora Restoration Guide. Best Practices for Propagation and Population Enhancement The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA.
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Pinzón J, Devlin-Durante M, Weber M, Baums I, LaJeunesse T (2011) Microsatellite loci for Symbiodinium A3; (S. fitti) a common algal symbiont among Caribbean Acropora; (stony corals) and Indo-Pacific giant clams (Tridacna). Conservation Genetics Resources 3, 45-47.10.1007/s12686-010-9283-5.
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Pinzón JH, LaJeunesse TC (2011) Species delimitation of common reef corals in the genus Pocillopora using nucleotide sequence phylogenies, population genetics and symbiosis ecology. Molecular Ecology 20, 311-325.10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04939.x.
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Polato NR, Vera AC, Baums IB (2011) Gene discovery in the threatened Elkhorn coral: 454 sequencing of the Acropora palmata transcriptome. PLoS ONE 6, e28634.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028634.
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Toonen RJ, Andrews KR, Baums IB, Bird CE, Concepcion GT, Daly-Engel TS, Eble JA, Faucci A, Gaither MR, Iacchei M, Puritz JB, Schultz JK, Skillings DJ, Timmers M, Bowen BW (2011) Defining boundaries for ecosystem-based management: A multispecies case study of marine connectivity across the Hawaiian Archipelago. Journal of Molecular Biology 2011, Article ID 460173.doi:10.1155/2011/460173.
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2010

Baums IB, Johnson ME, Devlin-Durante MK, Miller MW (2010) Host population genetic structure and zooxanthellae diversity of two reef-building coral species along the Florida Reef Tract and wider Caribbean. Coral Reefs 29, 835-842.10.1007/s00338-010-0645-y.
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Concepcion GT, Polato NR, Baums IB, Toonen RJ (2010) Development of microsatellite markers from four Hawaiian corals: Acropora cytherea, Fungia scutaria, Montipora capitata and Porites lobata. Conservation Genetics Resources 2, 11-15
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Polato NR, Concepcion GT, Toonen RJ, Baums IB (2010a) Isolation by distance across the Hawaiian Archipelago in the reef-building coral Porites lobata. Molecular Ecology 19, 4661-4677.10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04836.x.
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Polato NR, Voolstra CR, Schnetzer J, DeSalvo MK, Randall CJ, Szmant AM, Medina M, Baums IB (2010b) Location-Specific Responses to Thermal Stress in Larvae of the Reef-Building Coral Montastraea faveolata. PLoS ONE 5, e11221.10.1371/journal.pone.0011221.
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2009

Baums IB, Devlin-Durante MK, Brown L, Pinzón JH (2009) Nine novel, polymorphic microsatellite markers for the study of threatened Caribbean acroporid corals. Molecular Ecology Resources 9, 1155-1158
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Glynn PW, Riegl B, Correa AMS, Baums IB (2009) Rapid recovery of a coral reef at Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands. Galapagos Research 66, 6-13
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2008

Baums IB (2008) A restoration genetics guide for coral reef conservation. Molecular Ecology 17, 2796-2811.doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03787.x.
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Cherubin LM, Paris CB, Baums IB, Idrisi N (2008) Impact of Eastern Caribbean Circulation Seasonality on two Reef Organisms. In: American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting 2008.
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Godwin S, Baums IB (2008) The hermit crab Calcinus isabellae Poupin (Crustacea:Decapoda: Anomura: Diogenidae), a new record for the Hawaiian Archipelago, including a review of the genus Calcinus Dana in Hawai‘i. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 100, 52-54

2007

Baums IB, Goodwin KD, Kiesling T, Wanless D, Diaz MR, Fell JW (2007) Luminex detection of fecal indicators in river samples, marine recreational water, and beach sand. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54, 521-536.DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2006.12.018.
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Foster NL, Baums IB, Mumby PJ (2007) Sexual vs. asexual reproduction in an ecosystem engineer: the massive coral Montastraea annularis. Journal of Animal Ecology 76, 384-391
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Miller MW, Baums IB, Williams DE (2007) Visual discernment of sexual recruits is not feasible for Acropora palmata. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 335, 227-231
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Dr. Baums Post Doc and PH.D.

Baums IB, Miller MW, Hellberg ME (2006a) Geographic variation in clonal structure in a reef building Caribbean coral, Acropora palmata. Ecological Monographs 76, 503-519
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Baums IB, Paris CB, Cherubin LM (2006b) A bio-oceanographic filter to larval dispersal in a reef-building coral. Limnology and Oceanography 51, 1969-1981
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Baums IB, Hughes CR, Hellberg MH (2005a) Mendelian microsatellite loci for the Caribbean coral Acropora palmata. Marine Ecology - Progress Series 288, 115-127
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Baums IB, Miller MW, Hellberg ME (2005b) Regionally isolated populations of an imperiled Caribbean coral, Acropora palmata. Molecular Ecology 14, 1377-1390
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Baums IB, Miller MW, Szmant AM (2003a) Ecology of a corallivorous gastropod, Coralliophila abbreviata, on two scleractinian hosts. 1: Population structure of snails and corals. Marine Biology 142, 1083-1091
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Baums IB, Miller MW, Szmant AM (2003b) Ecology of a corallivorous gastropod, Coralliophila abbreviata, on two scleractinian hosts. II. Feeding, respiration and growth. Marine Biology 142, 1093-1101
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Miller MW, Baums IB, Williams DE, Szmant AM (2002) Status of Candidate coral, Acropora palmata, and its snail predator in the upper Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary: 1998-2001. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-479, 26pp
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Baums IB (2000) Population ecology and feeding physiology of Coralliophila abbreviata, Lamark (Coralliophilidae), a corallivorous gastropod in the Florida Keys. Diplomarbeit, Universität zu Bremen., 84 pp.