University of California, Santa Cruz

Publications and Presentations

2012

McCully, K.M. 2012.  Pearl Oysters (Pinctada) of Midway Atoll (NW Hawaiian Archipelago).  Presentation at Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, HI. (Abstract, Presentation)

 

Potts, D.C., K.M. McCully*, W.A. Cover, A.B. Warner. 2012. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Restoration and Sustainability of Midway Atoll's Shallow Reef Habitats. Presentation at Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, HI. (Abstract, Presentation)

 

McCully, K.M., D.C. Potts. 2012. Pearl Oysters (Pinctada) of Midway Atoll (NW Hawaiian Archipelago).  Oral presentation, 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia. (Abstract, Presentation)

 

Cover, W.A. and D.C. Potts. 2012. Algal growth and coral recruitment: distinguishing fish and urchin effects. Oral presentation, 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia. (Abstract, Presentation)

 

Potts, D., M. Humblet, J. Webster. 2012. Low sea-level coral sequences from the Great Barrier Reef: IODP Expedition 325. Oral Presentation, 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia.

 

McCully, K.M., D.C. Potts. 2012. Pearl Oysters (Pinctada) of Midway Atoll (NW Hawaiian Archipelago).  Oral presentation, Western Society of Malacologists, Santa Cruz, CA. (Abstract, Presentation)

 

2011

Cover, W.A. 2011. Species interactions affecting corals and recruitment on a protected, high-latitude reef: herbivory, predation, and competition by fishes, urchins, macroalgae, and cyanobacteria.  Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Santa Cruz. (Dissertation)

 

McCully, K.M. 2011. Population dynamics and restoration of the black-lipped pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, in the Hawaiian Archipelago. Presentation at UCSC Departmental Symposium.

 

2009

Vroom, PS, Asher, J, Braun, CL, Coccagna, E, Vetter, OJ, Cover, WA, McCully, KM, Potts DC, Marie, A, Vanderlip, C. 2009. Macroalgal (Boodlea composita) bloom at Kure and Midway Atolls, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Botanica Marina 52(4):361-363.

 

Cover, WA, and Potts, DC. 2009. Recruits in unexpected places: Coral recruitment, anthropogenic iron inputs, and benthic cyanobacterial blooms on Midway Atoll. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Hawaii.

 

2008

Cover, WA, and Potts, DC. 2008. Direct impacts of urchins (Echinometra mathaei) on live coral cover. Oral presentation in Ecological Processes mini-symposium, 11th International Coral Reef Symposium.

 

Cover, WA, and Potts, DC. 2008. The impact of cyanobacteria blooms on coral recruitment on Midway Atoll, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands . Poster presentation in Chemical Ecology mini-symposium, 11th International Coral Reef Symposium.

 

Cover, WA, and Potts, DC. 2008. Urchins on Midway Atoll can directly impact live corals. Hawaii Conservation Conference, Hawaii.

 

Johnson, R. 2008. History of the chromodorid nudibranchs:  Nomenclature, phylogenetics, biogeography and classification. Ph.D. thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

McCully, K and Potts, DC. 2008. Distribution and recruitment of the black-lipped pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, at Midway Atoll, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Poster presentation in Ecological Restoration mini-symposium, 11th International Coral Reef Symposium.

 

Potts, DC. Are refugia based on triage principles the last hope for reef systems? Oral presentation. Oral presentation, 11th International Coral Reef Symposium.

 

Potts, DC, Cover, W, McCully, K, and O'Leary, J. 2008 An integrative interdisciplinary research program on environmental change at Midway Atoll (NW Hawaiian Islands). Poster presentation, 11th International Coral Reef Symposium.

 

Siciliano, D, Wasson, K, Potts, DC, Olsen, RC. 2008. Evaluation of hyperspectral imaging of wetland vegetation as a tool for detecting estuarine nutrient enrichment. Remote Sensing of the Environment 112(11):4020-4033.

 

2007

D'Iorio, MM, Jupiter, SD, Cochran, SA and Potts, DC. 2007. Optimizing remote sensing and GIS tools for mapping and managing the distribution of an invasive mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on South Molokai, Hawaii. Marine Geodesy. Accepted 22 Dec 2006.

 

Jupiter, SD, Potts, DC, Phinn, SR and Duke, NC. 2007. Natural and anthropogenic changes to mangrove distribution in the Pioneer River Estuary (QLD, Australia). Wetlands Ecology and Management 15:51-62.

 

2006

Cover, WA. 2006. Direct impacts of urchins on live coral cover on Midway Atoll, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Poster, Western Society of Naturalists Annual Meeting.

 

Jupiter, SD, Phinn, SR, Duke, NC and Potts, DC. 2006. Changing mangrove distributions in the Pioneer estuary (Queensland, Australia): evaluating a technique for monitoring mangrove health. Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium. Okinawa, Japan. 28 June-2 July, pp. 1727-1731.

 

Jupiter, SD. 2006. From cane to coral reefs: Ecosystem connectivity and downstream responses to land use intensification. Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

Lawrence, MG, Jupiter, SD and Kamber, BS. 2006. Aquatic geochemistry of rare earth elements and yttrium in the Pioneer River catchment, Mackay, Queensland, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 57: 725-736.

 

Webster, JM, Clague, CA, Braga, JC, Spalding, H, Renema, W, Kelley, C, Applegate, B, Smith, JR, Pauli, CK, Moore, JG, and Potts, DC. 2006. Drowned coralline algal dominated deposits off Lanai, Hawaii: carbonate accretion and vertical tectonics over the last 30 ka. Marine Geology 225:223-246.

2005
Siciliano, D. 2005. Latitudinal limits to reef accretion: Testing the Darwin Point hypothesis at Kure Atoll, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, using new evidence from high resolution remote sensing and in situ data. Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

Lawrence, MG, Jupiter, SD and Kamber, BS. 2006. Aquatic geochemistry of rare earth elements and yttrium in the Pioneer River catchment, Mackay, Queensland, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 57: 725-736.  

Pickles, WL and Cover, WA. 2005. Hyperspectral geobotanical remote sensing for CO2 storage monitoring. Carbon Dioxide Capture for Storage in Deep Geologic Formations—Results from the CO2 Capture Project. D Thomas and S Benson (eds), Amsterdam, Elsevier. 2: 1045-1070.

 

2004

Maragos, JE, Potts, DC, Aeby, G, Gulko, D, Kenyon, J, Siciliano, D and Van Ravenswaav, D. 2004. The 2002-2003 rapid ecological assessment of corals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Part 1: species and distribution. Pacific Science 58:211-230.

Webster, JM, Clague, DA, Riker-Coleman, K, Gallup, C, Braga, JC, Potts, DC, Moore, JG, Winterer, EL, and Paull, CK. 2004. Drowning of the –150m reef off Hawaii: a casualty of global meltwater pulse 1A? Geology 32: 249-252.

 

Webster, JM, Wallace, L, Silver, E, Applegate, B, Potts, D, Braga, JC, Riker-Coleman, K and Gallup, C. 2004. Drowned carbonate platforms in the Huon Gulf, Papua New Guinea, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 5, Q11008, doi:10.1029/2004GC000726.

 

Webster, JM, Wallace, L, Silver, E, Potts, D, Braga, JC, Renema, W, Riker-Coleman, K and Gallup, CD. 2004. Coralgal composition of drowned carbonate platforms in the Huon Gulf, Papua New Guinea; implications for lowstand reef development and drowning. Marine Geology 204: 59-89.

 

Vaughan, CA. 2004. Reproductive ecology of the temperate solitary coral Balanophyllia elegans. Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

2003

Aeby, GS, Kenyon, JC, Maragos, JE and Potts, DC. 2003. First record of mass coral bleaching in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Coral Reefs 22: 256-256.

 

Jacobs, JR. 2003. Alternative thinking about past, present, and future of coral-algal symbiosis. Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

Jupiter, SD, Phinn, SR, Duke, NC, and Potts, DC. 2003. The buffer zone: connectivity between mangrove and coral reef ecosystems in the context of land use change. Proceedings of the 30th International Symposium for Remote Sensing of Environment, Honolulu, HI, Nov. 10-14. (link)

 

Zacheri, D, Gaines, SD and Lonhart, SI. 2003. The limits to biogeographical distributions: insights from the northward range extension of the marine snail, Kelletia kelletii (Forbes, 1852). Journal of Biogeography 30(6): 913.

 

2002

Schwarz, JA, Weis, VM and Potts, DC. 2002. Feeding behavior and acquisition of zooxanthellae by planula larvae of the sea anemone Anthopleura elegantissima. Marine Biology. 140: 471-478.

 

Potts, DC and Jacobs, JR. 2002. Evolution of the reef-building Scleractinia in turbid environments: a paleo-ecological hypothesis. Proceedings of the 9th International Coral Reef Symposium, Bali, pp. 249-254.

 

Jupiter, SD, Potts, DC, Siciliano, D, Joyce, KE and Wasson, K. 2002. Habitat variation and health assessment of a dominant saltmarsh plant, Salicornia virginica, using hyperspectral tools. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Remote Sensing for Marine and Coastal Environments, Miami, FL, 20-22 May.

 

2001

Fork, SK. 2001. Natural history and behavioral aspects of chemoreception of Cypraea spadicae. M.Sc. Thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

Gong, A. 2001. Allocations to clonal replication in a marine scyphozoan (Aurelia). Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

Johnson, RF and Valdés, A. 2001. The Hypselodoris infucata colour group (Mollusca, Nudibranchia, Chromodorididae), with remarks on the genus Bracychlanis Ehrenberg, 1831. Journal of Natural History. 135(9): 1371-1398.

 

Johnson, RF and Gosliner, TM. 2001. Two new species of Thorunna Bergh 1878 (Mollusca: Nudibranchia: Chromodorididae) from the Indo-Pacific. Bollottino Malacologico 37(5-8): 143-150.

 

Lonhart, SI. 2001. An invasive whelk as predator and prey: the ecology of Kelletia kelletii in Monterey Bay, California. Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

Lonhart, SI and Tupen, JW. 2001. New range records of 12 marine invertebrates: the role of El Nino and other mechanisms in southern and central California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 100(3): 238-248.

 

2000

Martini, BA, Silver, EA, Potts, DC and Pickles, WL. 2000. Geological and geobotanical studies of Long Valley Caldera, CA, USA utilizing new 5 m hyperspectral imagery. Proceedings of the IEEE 2000 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Hawaii. 4: 1376-1378.

 

1999

Cochran, SA. 1999. Hyperspectral imaging techniques applied to ecosystem health in Elkhorn Slough, California. M.Sc. Thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

Gosliner, TM and Johnson, RF. 1999. Phylogeny of the monophyletic genus Hypselodoris (Mollusca: Nudibranchia: Chromodorididae) from the Indo-Pacific, with the description of twelve new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 125:1-114.

 

1998

Johnson, RF and Gosliner, TM. 1998. The genus Pectenodoris (Mollusca: Nudibranchia: Chromodorididae) from the Indo-Pacific, with the description of a new species. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 50(2): 295-306.

 

1997

Edmands, S and Potts, DC. 1997. Population genetic structure in brooding sea anemones (Epiactis spp.) with contrasting reproductive modes. Marine Biology 127: 485-498.

 

Jupiter, SD and Byrne, M. 1997. Light and scanning electron microscopy of the embryos and glochidia larvae of the Australian freshwater bivalve Hyridella depressa (Hyriidae). Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 32(2): 177-186.

 

1996

Galewsky, J, Silver, EA, Gallup, CD, Edwards, RL and Potts, DC. 1996. Foredeep tectonics and carbonate platform dynamics in the Huon Gulf, Papua New Guinea. Geology 24(9): 819-822.

 

Greenberg, N, Garthwaite, RL and Potts, DC. 1996. Biochemical and morphological evidence for a newly introduced species of Aurelia in San Francisco Bay. Marine Biology. 125: 401-410.

 

Linstrom, KS. 1996. An electrophoretic and molecular analysis of three forms of Eastern Pacific hydrocorals: are there really three species in two genera? M.Sc. Thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

Schwarz, JA. 1996. Feeding behavior and acquisition of zooxanthellae by the planula larvae of the temperate anemone Anthopleura elegantissima. M.Sc. Thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

1994

Budd, AF, Johnson, KG and Potts, DC. 1994. Recognizing morphospecies in colonial reef corals; I. Landmark-based methods. Paleobiology. 20(4): 484-505.

 

Edmands, S. 1994. Genetic and evolutionary consequences of various reproductive strategies in the sea anemone Epiactis. Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, Santa Cruz.

 

Garthwaite, RS, Potts, DC, Veron, JEN and Done, TJ. 1994. Electrophoretic identification of poitid species (Anthozoa, Scleractinia). Coral Reefs 13:49-56.

 

Tsuchida, C and Potts, DC. 1994. The effects of illumination, food and symbionts on the growth of the sea anemone Anthopleura elegantissima (Brandt, 1835). I. Ramet growth. II. Clonal growth. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 183: 227-258.

 

1992

Done, TJ and Potts, DC. 1992. Influences of habitat and natural disturbances on contributions of massive Porites corals to reef communities. Marine Biology 114: 479-493.

 

Graham, WM, Field, JG and Potts, DC. 1992. Persistent “upwelling shadows” and their influence on zooplankton distributions. Marine Biology 114: 561-570.

 

1987

Smith, BL and Potts, DC. 1987. Clonal and solitary anemones (Anthopleura) of western North America - population genetics and systematics. Marine Biology 94:537-546.

 

1985

Potts, DC, Done, TJ, Isdale, PJ and Fisk, DA. 1985. Dominance of a coral community by the genus Porites (Scleractinia). Marine Ecology Progress Series 23:79-84.

 

1984

Potts, DC. 1984. Generation times and the Quaternary evolution of reef-building corals. Paleobiology 10:48-58.

 

Potts, DC. 1984. Natural selection in experimental populations of reef-building corals (Scleractinia). Evolution 38:1059-1078.

 

1983

Potts, DC. 1983. Evolutionary disequilibrium among Indo-Pacific corals. Bulletin of Marine Science. 33:619-632.