Giant Kelp (PC: S. Gabara)
PC: S. Gabara

I believe that scientific findings from shared resources should be made accessible to everyone. Thus, I prioritize publishing open access to make my work available free of charge. Please contact me if you have trouble accessing any of the publications listed below.

Each of the projects that I have led were highly please be sure to check out the acknowledgments sections, which credit people who contributed but are not listed as coauthors. Please also click here for a list of interns, research assistants, and technicians who I have worked with along the way. Many are also highlighted in the photo gallery.

Published, In Press, or Accepted
— Brodie S, Smith JA, Muhling BA, Kaplan IC, Barnett LAK, Carroll G, Fiedler P, Bograd SJ, Hazen EL, Jacox MG, Andrews KS, Barnes CL, Crozier L, Fiechter J, Fredston A, Haltuch MA, Harvey CJ, Holmes E, Karp MA, Liu OR, Malick MJ, Buil MP, Richerson K, Rooper CN, Samhouri J, Seary R, Selden RL, Thompson AR, Thorson J, Tommasi D, Ward EJ, and Zabel R. Accepted. Recommendations for quantifying and reducing uncertainty in projections of species distributions. Glob Change Biol. [forthcoming]

Barnes CL, Essington TE, Pirtle JP, Rooper CN, Laman EA, Holsman KK, Aydin KY, and Thorson JT. 2022. Climate-informed models benefit hindcasting but present challenges when forecasting species-habitat associations. Ecogr. 2022:e06189.

— Dorn MW and Barnes CL. 2022. Time-varying predation as a modifier of constant natural mortality for Gulf of Alaska pollock. Fish Res. VSI Natural Mortality. 254(2022):106391.

Barnes CL, Beaudreau AH, and Yamada RN. 2021. The role of size in trophic niche separation between two groundfish predators in Alaskan waters. Mar Coast Fish. 13:69-84.

— Grüss A, Thorson JT, Stawitz CC, Reum JCP, Rohan SK, and Barnes CL. 2021. Synthesis of interannual variability in spatial demographic processes supports the strong influence of cold-pool extent on eastern Bering Sea walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus). Progr Ocean. 194(2021):102569.

Barnes CL, Beaudreau AH, Dorn MW, Holsman KK, and Mueter FJ. 2020. Development of a predation index to assess trophic stability in the Gulf of Alaska. Ecol Appl. 30(7):e02141.

Barnes CL, Beaudreau AH, Hunsicker ME, and Ciannelli L. 2018. Assessing the potential for competition between Pacific Halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) and Arrowtooth Flounder (Atheresthes stomias) in the Gulf of Alaska. PLoS ONE. 13(12):e0209402.

Barnes CL and Starr RM. 2018. Reproductive tactics of California Halibut (Paralichthys californicus): combining spawning season, interspawning interval, and batch fecundity to estimate annual reproductive output for a multiple-batch spawning fish. CalCOFI Rep. 59:102–114.

— Lesyna KM and Barnes CL (corresponding author). 2016. Assessment of length- and age-at-maturity for California Halibut (Paralichthys californicus), including a histologically-based description of the reproductive cycle. Calif Fish Game. 102(3):79–99.

Barnes CL, Starr RM, and Reilly PN. 2015. Growth, mortality, and reproductive seasonality of California Halibut (Paralichthys californicus): a biogeographic approach. CalCOFI Rep. 56:110–118.

— Starr RM, Wendt DE, Barnes CL, Marks CI, Malone D, Waltz G, Schmidt KT, Chiu J, Launer AL, Hall NC, and Yochum N. 2015. Variation in responses of fishes across multiple reserves within a network of marine protected areas in temperate waters. PLoS ONE. 10(3):e0118502.

— Starr RM, Cortés J, Barnes CL, Green K, and Breedy O. 2012. Characterization of deepwater invertebrates at Isla del Coco National Park and La Gemelas Seamount, Costa Rica. Int J Trop Biol. 60(3):303–319.

In Revision, In Review, or Submitted
— Thorson JT, Barnes CL, Friedman ST, Morano JL, and Siple MC. In review. Seven examples of how spatially-varying slope models are essential for species distribution models. [forthcoming]

In Preparation
Barnes CL, Dorn MW, Reum JCP, Punt AE, and Essington TE. In prep. The potential for trophic cascades in an ever-changing ecosystem recently impacted by marine heatwaves. [forthcoming]

— Holsman KK, Barnes CL, Aydin K, Thorson JT, Zador S, Barbeaux SJ, Laurel BJ, Hurst TP, and Heintz RA. In prep. Patterns in foraging and energetics of mid-trophic level predators in the Bering Sea. [forthcoming]

Barnes CL, Waltz GT, Hamilton SL, Ruttenberg BI, Starr RM, et al. In prep. Synchrony as a measure of resilience for temperate groundfish communities. [forthcoming]

— Western Society of Naturalists, Nov 2021  Climate-informed models benefit hindcasting but present challenges when forecasting species-habitat associations
— Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Jan 2020  Development of a predation index to assess trophic stability in the Gulf of Alaska
— PICES, Oct 2019  Assessing the potential for competition between Pacific Halibut and Arrowtooth Flounder in the Gulf of Alaska
— Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium, May 2015  Growth, mortality, and repoductive seasonality of California Halibut: a biogeographic approach

— Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Jan 2017  A comparative assessment of resource use by Pacific Halibut and Arrowtooth Flounder throughout the Gulf of Alaska
— Western Groundfish Conference, Feb 2014  Collaborative fisheries research: a transition from data-poor to data-rich management
— Sanctuary Currents, Apr 2012  Reproductive biology of California Halibut: results from the central coast

— Walleye Pollock in the Gulf of Alaska NPFMC Gulf of Alaska SAFE Report (2021); Ecosystem and Socioeconomic Profile (2020)
— California Halibut Enhanced Status Report
— California Halibut Stock Assessment Review Panel Report
— Paralichthys californicus (Ayres, 1859)
— Monterey Bay Aquariaum Seafood Watch California flounder and Cortez halibut