Preprints In Review:

DK Okamoto, SC Schroeter, DC Reed. Effects of Ocean Climate on Spatiotemporal Variation in Sea Urchin Settlement and RecruitmentIn Review.  bioRχiv preprint

2019

DK Okamoto, M Hessing-Lewis, JF Samhouri, AO Shelton, A Stier, PS Levin, AK Salomon.  Accepted.  Spatial variability within exploited metapopulations obscures risk of collapse. Ecological Applications. bioRxiv preprint

DK Okamoto, M Poe, T Francis, AE Punt, PS Levin, AO Shelton, D Armitage, JS Cleary, S Dressel, R Jones, H Kitka, LC Lee, AD MacCall, JA McIsaac, S Reifenstuhl, JJ Silver, JO Schmidt, TF Thornton, R Voss, J Woodruff.  2019.  Attending to spatial social-ecological sensitivities to improve trade-off analysis in natural resource management.  Fish and Fisheries. PDF

DI Kline, L Teneva, DK Okamoto, K Schneider, K Caldeira, T Miard, A Chai, M Marker, RB Dunbar, BG Mitchell, S Dove, O Hoegh-Guldberg.  2019. In Situ Study Shows Living Coral Provides Resilience to Ocean Acidification.  Nature Ecology & Evolution.  PDF

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AK Salomon, AE Quinlan, G Pang, DK Okamoto, L Vazquez-Vera. 2019 Quantifying social-ecological resilience reveals opportunities for transforming environmental governance.   Ecology and Society.  PDF

Armitage, DR, DK Okamoto, JJ Silver, TB Francis, PS Levin, AE Punt, IP Davies, JS Cleary, SC Dressel, RR Jones, H Kitka, LC Lee, AD MacCall, JA McIsaac, MR Poe, S Reifenstuhl, AO Shelton, JO Schmidt, TF Thornton, R Voss, J Woodruff.  2019. Integrating governance and quantitative evaluation of resource management strategies to improve social and ecological outcomes.  BioScience.  PDF

2018

Burt, JM, TB Tinker, DK Okamoto, KW Demes, K Holmes AK Salomon. 2018. A mesopredator alters the resilience of alternative states through complementarity with a keystone predator.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B.  285(1883). PDF

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Punt, AE, DK Okamoto, A MacCall, AO Shelton, DR Armitage, JS Cleary, IP Davies, SC Dressel, TB Francis, PS Levin, RR Jones, H Kitka, LC Lee, JA McIsaac, MR Poe, S Reifenstuhl, JJ Silver, JO Schmidt, TF Thornton, R Voss, J Woodruff.  2018. When are estimates of spawning stock biomass for small pelagic fishes improved by taking spatial structure into account? Fisheries Research.  PDF

MacCall, A, TB Francis, Punt, AE,  , AO Shelton, DR Armitage, JS Cleary, SC Dressel, PS Levin, RR Jones, H Kitka, LC Lee, JA McIsaac, DK Okamoto, MR Poe, S Reifenstuhl, JJ Silver, JO Schmidt, TF Thornton, R Voss, J Woodruff.  2018. A heuristic model of learned migration behavior exhibits distinctive spatial and reproductive dynamics.  ICES Journal of Marine SciencePDF

R Voss, MF Quaas, JO Schmidt, MT Stoeven, TB. Francis, PS Levin, DR Armitage, JS Cleary, RR Jones, LC Lee, DK Okamoto, JJ Silver, MC Siple, TF Thornton, SC Dressel, AD MacCall, AE Punt.Quantifying the benefits of spatial fisheries management – an ecological-economic optimization approach. Ecological Modeling.

Pau, S, DK Okamoto, O Calderón, SJ Wright. 2018. Long-term increases in tropical flowering activity across growth forms in response to rising CO2 and climate change. Global Change BiologyPDF

2017

Kapsenberg, LK*, DK Okamoto*, JM Dutton & GE Hoffman. 2017. Sensitivity of sea urchin fertilization to pH varies across a natural pH mosaic. Ecology & Evolution. 7:6, 1737–1750.  PDF .     *Authors contributed equally to this work

Keeling, B, M Hessing-Lewis, C Housty, DK Okamoto, E Gregr, & AK Salomon. 2017.  Factors driving spatial variation in egg survival of an ecologically and culturally important forage fish. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 27:4, 814-827. PDF

2016 & beyond

Okamoto, DK.  2016. Competition among eggs shifts to cooperation along a sperm supply gradient in an external fertilizer. The American Naturalist. 187:5, E129-E142. PDF

Okamoto, DK, RJ Schmitt, & SJ Holbrook.  2016. Stochastic density effects on adult fish survival and implications for population fluctuations. Ecology Letters, 9:153 -162. SourcePDF

Krumhansl, K, DK Okamoto et al. 2016.  Global patterns of kelp forest change over the past half-century. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113:48, 13785–13790. PDF

Okamoto, DK, MS Stekoll, & GL Eckert. 2013. Coexistence despite recruitment inhibition of kelps by subtidal algal crusts. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 493:103-112.  PDF

Okamoto, DK, RJ Schmitt, SJ Holbrook, & DC Reed. 2012. Fluctuations in food supply drive recruitment variation in a marine fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279(1747):4542-4550. PDF

Britton-Simmons, KH, B Pister, I Sanchez, & DK Okamoto. 2011. Response of a native, herbivorous snail to the introduced seaweed Sargassum muticum. Hydrobiologia, 661(1):187-196. PDF

Britton-Simmons, KH, G Foley, & DK Okamoto. 2009. Spatial subsidy in the subtidal zone: utilization of drift algae by a deep subtidal sea urchin. Aquatic Biology, 5(3):233-243. PDF.

Submitted:

JM Burt, K Demes, DK Okamoto, O Pontier, AK Salomon.  Herbivore biomass, food availability, and fear affect grazing rates that drive a temperate reef regime shift.  Submitted.

NE Zampieri, S Pau, DK OkamotoThe impact of Hurricane Michael on longleaf pine habitats in Florida.  Submitted.

Book Chapters:

L Rogers-Bennett & DK Okamoto.  2020. Mesocentrotus franciscanus and Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. In: Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology.  Editor: JM Lawrence.  Elsevier Science & Technology.