- Character release following extinction in a Caribbean reef coral species complexJohn M Pandolfi
Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560 0121, USA
Evolution 56:479-501. 2002..However, we believe the results of this study point to the important, yet heretofore neglected, role that biological interactions have played in the evolution of closely related reef coral species...
- Global trajectories of the long-term decline of coral reef ecosystemsJohn M Pandolfi
Department of Paleobiology, MRC 121, National Museum of Natural History, Post Office Box 37012, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20013 7012, USA
Science 301:955-8. 2003..All reefs were substantially degraded long before outbreaks of coral disease and bleaching. Regardless of these new threats, reefs will not survive without immediate protection from human exploitation over large spatial scales...
- Ecological persistence interrupted in Caribbean coral reefsJohn M Pandolfi
Ecol Lett 9:818-26. 2006..Comparison of Pleistocene and modern community structure shows that Recent human impacts have changed coral community structure in ways not observed in the preceding 220,000 years...
- No-take areas, herbivory and coral reef resilienceTerry P Hughes
ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
Trends Ecol Evol 22:1-3. 2007..No-take areas, where fishing is prohibited, are vital tools for managing food webs, ecosystem function and the resilience of reefs, in a seascape setting that extends far beyond the boundaries of the reefs themselves...
- Ecology: corals fail a test of neutralityJohn M Pandolfi
Nature 440:35-6. 2006