Publications

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In press Didden C, Edmunds PJ. Using Experiential ecological investigations to couple teaching and research in high schools and universities. The American Biology Teacher.  
2015 Edmunds PJ, Tsounis G, Lasker H. Differential distribution of octocorals and scleractinians around St. John and St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Hydrobiologia. DOI
2015 Lenz EA, Bramanti L, Lasker HR, Edmunds PJ. Long-term variation in the population density of gorgonians in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Coral Reefs. DOI
2015 Gross K, Edmunds PJ. Stability of Caribbean coral communities quantified by long-term monitoring and autoregression models. Ecology. DOI
2015 Lenz EA, Bramanti A, Lasker HR, Edmunds PJ. Long-term variation of octocoral populations in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Coral Reefs. DOI
2015 Privitera-Johnson K, Lenz EA, Edmunds PJ. Density-associated recruitment in octocoral communities in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. DOI
2015 Edmunds P.J. A quarter-century demographic analysis of the Caribbean coral, Orbicella annularis, and projections of population size over the next century. Limnology and Oceanography. DOI
2015 P.J. Edmunds, R. Steneck, R. Albright, R.C. Carpenter, A. Chui Pui, T-Y. Fan, S. Harii, H. Kitano, H. Kurihara, L. Legendre, S. Mitarai, S. Muko, T. Nozawa, J. Padilla-Gamino, N. N. Price, K. Sakai, G. Suzuki, M. J. H. van Oppen, A. Yarid, R.D. Gates. Geographic variation in long-term trajectories of change in coral recruitment: a global-to-local perspective. Marine and Freshwater Research. pdf
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2014 Gross K, Edmunds PJ. Stability of Caribbean coral communities quantified by long-term monitoring and autoregression models. Ecology. DOI
2014 Edmunds P.J., Adjeroud M., Baskett M.L., Baums I.B, Budd A.F., Carpenter R.C., Fabina N., Fan T-Y., Franklin E.C., Gross K., Han X., Jacobson L.1, Klaus, J.S., McClanahan T.R., O’Leary J.K., van Oppen, M.J.H., Pochon X., Putnam H.M., Smith T.B., Stat M.I., Sweatman, H., van Woesik, R., and R.D. Gates. Persistence and change in community composition of reef corals through past, present, and future climates. pdf
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2014 Edmunds PJ, Pochon X, Levitan DR, Yost DM, Mahdi Belcaid M, Putnam HM, Gates RD. Long-term changes in Symbiodinium communities in Orbicella annularis in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series. pdf
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2014 Lenz EA, Brown D, Didden C, Arnold A, Edmunds PJ. The distribution of hermit crabs and their gastropod shells on shallow reefs in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Bulletin of Marine Science. pdf
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2014 P. J. Edmunds, S. C. Burgess, H. M. Putnam, M. L. Baskett, L. Bramanti, N. S. Fabina, X. Han, M. P. Lesser, J. S. Madin, C. B. Wall, D. M. Yost, R. D. Gates. Evaluating the casual basis of ecological success within the scleractinia: an integral projection model approach. Marine Biology. pdf
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2014 P. J. Edmunds. Is acclimation beneficial to scleractinian corals, Porites spp?. Marine Biology. pdf
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2014 P. J. Edmunds, X. Ponchon,D. R. Levitan, D. M. Yost , M. Belcaid, H. M. Putnam, and R. D. Gates. Long-term changes in Symbiodinium communities in Orbicella annularis in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series pdf
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2014 P. J. Edmunds, M. Adjeroud, M. L. Baskett, I. B. Baums, A. F. Budd, R. C. Carpenter, N. Fabina, T-Y. Fan, E. C. Franklin, K. Gross, X. Han, L. Jacobson, J. S. Klaus, T. R. McClanahan, J. K. O’Leary, M. J. H. van Oppen, X. Pochon, H. M. Putnam, T. B. Smith, M. I. Stat, H. Sweatman, R. van Woesik, and R. D. Gates. Persistence and change in community composition of reef corals through past, present, and future climates. Proceedings of PLoS One. pdf
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2014 P. J. Edmunds. Landscape-scale variation in coral reef community structure in the United States Virgin Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series. pdf
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2014 P. J. Edmunds. Large numbers of Acropora palmata grow in shallow water in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Bulletin of Marine Science. pdf
2014 P. J. Edmunds and S. C. Gray. The effects of storms, heavy rain, and sedimentation on the shallow coral reefs of St. John, US Virgin Islands. Hydrobiologia. pdf
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2014 P. J. Edmunds, Y. Nozowa, R. Villanueva. Refuges modulate coarl recruitment in the Caribbean and the Pacific. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. pdf
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2014 D. R. Levitan, P. Edmunds, K. Levitan. What makes a species common? No evidence of density‐dependent recruitment or mortality of the sea urchin Diadema antillarum after the 1983–1984 mass mortality. Oecologia. pdf
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2014 X. Pochon, R. Gates, D. Vik, P. J. Edmunds. Molecular characterization of symbiotic algae (Symbiodinium spp.) in soritid foraminifera (Sorites orbiculus) and a scleractinian coral (Orbicella annularis) from St John, US Virgin Islands pdf
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2013 E.A. Lenz, D. Brown, C. Didden, A. Arnold, P.J. Edmunds. The distribution of hermit crabs and their gastropod shells on shallow reefs in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Bulletin of Marine Science. pdf
2013 D. Brown, P.J. Edmunds. Long-term changes in the population dynamics of the Caribbean hydrocoral Millepora spp. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology pdf
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2013 P.J. Edmunds. Decadal-scale changes in the community structure of coral reefs of St. John, US Virgin Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series. pdf
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2012 D. Brown, P.J. Edmunds. The hermit crab Calcinus tibicen lives commensally on Millepora spp. in St. John, United States Virgin Islands. Coral Reefs. DOI
2011 N.B Colvard and P.J. Edmunds. Decadal-scale changes in abundance of non-scleractinian invertebrates on a Caribbean coral reef. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. pdf
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2011 P.J. Edmunds, C.L.M. Ross, and C. Didden. High, but localized recruitment of Montastraea annularis complex in St. John, United States Virgin Islands. Coral Reefs. pdf
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2011 D.H. Green and P.J. Edmunds. Spatio-temporal variability of coral recruitment on shallow reefs in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. pdf
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2010 P.J. Edmunds. Population biology of Porites astreoides and Diploria strigosa on a shallow Caribbean reef. Marine Ecology-Progress Series. pdf
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2010 D.H. Green, P.J. Edmunds, X. Pochon and R.D. Gates. The effects of substratum type on the growth, mortality, and photophysiology of juvenile corals in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. pdf
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2010 G. Horst and P.J. Edmunds. Spatio-temporal variation in seawater characteristics in a semi-enclosed bay in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Caribbean Journal of Science.
2010 L.M. Jacobsonand P.J. Edmunds. Long-term changes in the concentration of zooplankton and particulate material over a fringing reef in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Bulletin of Marine Sciences. pdf
2009 P.J. Edmunds. Effect of acclimatization to low temperature and reduced light on the response of reef corals to elevated temperature. Marine Biology. pdf
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2008 D.H. Green, P.J. Edmunds, and R.C. Carpenter. Increasing relative abundance of Porites astereoides on Caribbean reefs mediated by an overall decline in coral cover. Marine Ecology Progress Series. pdf
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2007 P. Green. Evidence for a decadal-scale decline in the growth rates of juvenile scleractinian corals. Marine Ecology-Progress Series. pdf
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2007

P.J. Edmunds, R. Elahi. The demographics of a 15-year decline in cover of the Caribbean reef coral Montastraea annularis. Ecological Monographs.

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2007

R. Elahi P.J. Edmunds. Consequences of fission in the coral Siderastrea siderea: growth rates of small colonies and clonal input to population structure. Coral Reefs.

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2006

P.J. Edmunds. Temperature-mediated transitions between isometry and allometry in a colonial modular invertebrate. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.

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2006

J.A. Idjadi and P.J. Edmunds. Scleractinian corals as facilitators: evidence for positive interactions between scleractinian corals and other reef invertebrates. Marine Ecology Progress Series 319: 117-127

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2004

P.J. Edmunds. Juvenile coral population dynamics track rising seawater temperature on a Caribbean reef. Marine Ecology Progress Series.

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2004

P.J. Edmunds,R.D. Gates. Size-dependent differences in the physiology of the reef coral Porites astreoides. Biological Bulletin.

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2002

Edmunds PJ. 2002. Long-term dynamics of coral reefs in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Coral Reefs 21:357-367

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2001

Zilberberg C, Edmunds PJ. 2001. Competition among small colonies of Agaricia: the importance of size asymmetry in determining competitive outcome. Marine Ecology Progress Series 221: 125-133

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2000

Edmunds PJ. 2000. Measuring the recruitment of scleractinians onto the skeletons of corals that have been killed by black band disease. Coral Reefs 19: 69-74

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2000

Edmunds PJ. 2000. Patterns in the distribution of juvenile corals and coral reef community structure in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series 202: 113-124

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1999

Edmunds PJ. 1999. The role of colony morphology and substratum inclination in the success of Millepora alcicornis on shallow coral reefs. Coral Reefs 18: 133-140

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1998

Edmunds PJ, Aronson RB, Swanson DW, Levitan DR, Precht WF. 1998. Photographic versus visual techniques for the quantification of juvenile scleractinians. Bulletin of Marine Science 62: 937-946

1996

Edmunds PJ, Bruno JB. 1996. The importance of sampling scale in community ecology: Landscape variation in coral reef community structure. Marine Ecology Progress Series 143, 165-171

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1994

Edmunds PJ. 1994. Evidence that reef-wide patterns of coral bleaching may be the result of the distribution of bleaching-susceptible coral clones. Marine Biology 121: 137 - 142

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1991

Edmunds PJ. 1991. The extent and affect of Black Band Disease on a Caribbean reef. Coral Reefs 10: 161-166

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1991

Edmunds PJ, Witman JD. 1991. The effect of Hurricane Hugo on the primary framework of reefs along the south shore of St. John, US Virgin Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series 78: 201-204

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1990

Edmunds PJ, Roberts DA, Singer R. 1990. Reefs of the northeastern Caribbean I. Scleractinian populations. Bulletin of Marine Science 46: 780-789