Byrnes JE, Johnson LE, Connell SD et al. 2013. The sea urchin – the ultimate herbivore and biogeographic variability in its ability to deforest kelp ecosystems. PeerJ PrePrints, 1, e174v1. [doi]

Krumhansl, K.A., Okamoto, D.K., Rassweiler, A., Novak, M., Bolton, J.J., Cavanaugh, K.C., Connell, S.D., Johnson, C.R., Ling, S.D., Micheli, F., Norderhaug, K.M., Pérez-Matus, A., Sousa-Pinto, I., Reed, D.C., Salomon, A.K., Shears, N.T., Wernberg, T., Anderson, R.J., Barrett, N.S., Buschmann, A.H., Carr, M.H., Caselle, J.E., Derienne, S., Edgar, G.J., Edwards, M., Estes, J.A., Goodwin, C., Kenner, M.C., Kushner, D.J., Moy, F.E., Nunn, J., Steneck, R., Vasquez, J.A., Watson, J., Witman, J.D., Byrnes, J.E.K., In Press. Global patterns of kelp forest change over the past half-century. PNAS. [link]

O’Connor, M.I., Gonzalez, A., Byrnes, J.E.K., Cardinale, B.J., Duffy, J.E., Gamfeldt, L., Griffin, J.N., Hooper, D., Hungate, B.A., Paquette, A., Thompson, P.L., Dee, L.E., Dolan, K.L., 2016. A general biodiversity–function relationship is mediated by trophic level. Oikos n/a–n/a. [doi]

Gonzalez, A., Cardinale, B.J., Allington, G.R.H., Byrnes, J., Arthur Endsley, K., Brown, D.G., Hooper, D.U., Isbell, F., O’Connor, M.I., Loreau, M., 2016. Estimating local biodiversity change: a critique of papers claiming no net loss of local diversity. Ecology 97, 1949–1960. [doi]

Rogers, T.L., Byrnes, J.E., Stachowicz, J.J., 2016. Native predators limit invasion of benthic invertebrate communities in Bodega Harbor, California, USA. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 545: 161-173. [doi]

Witman, J. D., R. W. Lamb, and J. E. K. Byrnes. 2015. Towards an integration of scale and complexity in marine ecology. Ecological Monographs 85:475–504. [doi]

Orzechowski, E.A., Lockwood, R., Byrnes, J.E.K., Anderson, S.C., Finnegan, S., Finkel, Z.V., Harnik, P.G., Lindberg, D.R., Liow, L.H., Lotze, H.K., McClain, C.R., McGuire, J.L., O’Dea, A., Pandolfi, J.M., Simpson, C., Tittensor, D.P., 2015. Marine extinction risk shaped by trait-environment interactions over 500 million years. Global Change Biology. 21: 3595–3607. [doi]

Elahi, R., O’Connor, M.I., Byrnes, J.E.K., Dunic, J., Eriksson, B.K., Hensel, M.J.S., Kearns, P.J. 2015. Recent Trends in Local-Scale Marine Biodiversity Reflect Community Structure and Human Impacts. Current Biology. 25: 1938–1943. [doi]

Lefcheck, J.S., Byrnes, J.E.K., Isbell, F., Gamfeldt, L., Griffin, J.N., Eisenhauer, N., Hensel, M.J.S., Hector, A., Cardinale, B.J., Duffy, J.E., 2015. Biodiversity enhances ecosystem multifunctionality across trophic levels and habitats. Nature Communications 6, 6936. [doi]

Finnegan, S., Anderson, S.C., Harnik, P.G., Simpson, C., Tittensor, D.P., Byrnes, J.E., Finkel, Z.V., Lindberg, D.R., Liow, L.H., Lockwood, R., Lotze, H.K., McClain, C.R., McGuire, J.L., O’Dea, A., Pandolfi, J.M., 2015. Paleontological baselines for evaluating extinction risk in the modern oceans. Science 348, 567–570. [doi]

Foster MC, Byrnes JEK, Reed DC. 2015. Effects of five southern California macroalgal diets on consumption, growth, and gonad weight, in the purple sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. PeerJ 3:e719 [doi]

Byrnes, J., J. S. Lefcheck, L. Gamfeldt, J. N. Griffin, F. Isbell, and A. Hector. 2014. Multifunctionality does not imply that all functions are positively correlated. PNAS. [doi]

Byrnes, J. E. K., J. Ranganathan, B. L. E. Walker, and Z. Faulkes. 2014. To Crowdfund Research, Scientists Must Build an Audience for Their Work. PloS one 9:e110329.[doi][pdf]

Gamfeldt, L., J. S. Lefcheck, J. E. K. Byrnes, B. J. Cardinale, J. E. Duffy, and J. N. Griffin. 2014. Marine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: what’s known and what’s next? Oikos. [doi]

Byrnes, J. E. K., E. Baskerville, B. Caron, C. Neylon, C. Tenopir, M. Schildhauer, A. Budden, L. Aarssen, and C. J. Lortie. 2014. The four pillars of scholarly publishing: The future and a foundation. Ideas in Ecology & Evolution 7:27-33. [doi] [pdf]

Balvanera, P., I. Siddique, L. Dee, A. Paquette, F. Isbell, A. Gonzalez, J. Byrnes, M. I. O’Connor, B. A. Hungate, and J. N. Griffin. 2014. Linking Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Current Uncertainties and the Necessary Next Steps. Bioscience. 64: 49-57.[doi] [pdf]

Byrnes, J. E. K., L. Gamfeldt, F. Isbell, J. S. Lefcheck, J. N. Griffin, A. Hector, B. J. Cardinale, D. U. Hooper, L. E. Dee, and J. E. Duffy. 2014. Investigating the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem multifunctionality: Challenges and solutions. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4:111-124. [doi] [arXiv preprint]

Stewart, J.S. Hazen, E.L., Bograd, S.J., Byrnes, J.E.K., Foley, D.G., Gilly, W.F., Robison, B.H., Field, J.C.2014. Combined climate and prey-mediated range expansion of Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas), a large marine predator in the California Current System. Global Change Biology. 6: 1832–1843. [doi]

O’Connor, M.I. and Byrnes, J.E.K. 2014. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function: Does Pattern Influence Process? In: Bertness, M.D., B.R. Silliman, J.F. Bruno and J.J. Stachowicz, eds. Marine community ecology and conservation. Sinauer, Sunderland, MA [amazon]

Bowen, J. L., J. E. K. Byrnes, D. Weisman, and C. Colaneri. 2013. Functional gene pyrosequencing and network analysis: an approach to examine the response of denitrifying bacteria to increased nitrogen supply in salt marsh sediments. Frontiers in Microbiology 4. [doi] [pdf]

Griffin, J. N., Byrnes, J. E. K., and Cardinale, B. J. 2013. Effects of predator richness on prey suppression: a meta-analysis. Ecology. 94:2180-2187. [doi]

Byrnes, J. E. K., B. J. Cardinale, and D. C. Reed. 2013. Interactions between sea urchin grazing and prey diversity on temperate rocky reef communities. Ecology 94:1636-1646. [doi]

Wheat, R. E., Wang, Y., Byrnes, J. E., Ranganathan., J. 2012. Raising money for scientific research through crowdfunding. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 28: 71-72. [doi] [pdf]

Hooper, D.U., Adair, E.C., Cardinale, B.J., Byrnes, J.E.K., Hungate, B.A., Matulich, KL., Gonzalez, A., Duffy, J.E., Gamfeldt, L., O’Connor, M.I. 2012. Biodiversity loss ranks as a major driver of ecosystem change. Nature. [doi] [pdf]

Ponette-González, A.G. and Byrnes, J.E. 2011. Sustainable science? Reducing the carbon impacts of mega-meetings. Ethnobiology Letters. 2:65-71. [link] [pdf]

Byrnes, J.E., Reed, D.C., Cardinale, B.J., Cavanaugh, K.C., Holbrook, S.J., and Schmitt, R.J. 2011. Climate driven increases in storm frequency simplify kelp forest food webs. Global Change Biology. 17: 2513-2524. [doi] [pdf]

Fox, J., Byrnes, J., Boker, S., and Neale, M. 2012. Structural equation modeling in R with the sem and OpenMX packages. In Handbook of Structural Equation Modeling. Rock H. Hole, David Kaplan, George Marcoulides, and Steve West, eds. pg. 325-340. [amazon]

Cardinale, B. J.,Matulich, K. L.,Hooper, D. U., Byrnes, J. E.,Duffy, E., Gamfeldt, L.,Balvanera, P., O’Connor, M. I.,and Gonzalez, A. 2011. The functional role of producer diversity in ecosystems. American Journal of Botany. 98:572-592. [doi] [pdf]

Yang, L.J., Edwards, K.E., Byrnes, J.E., Baston, J.L., Wright, A.N., and Spence, K.O. 2010. A meta-analysis of resource pulse-consumer interactions. Ecological Monographs. 80: 125-151. [doi] [pdf]

Byrnes, J.E. and Stachowicz, J.J. 2009. Short and Long-Term consequences of increases in exotic species richness on water filtration by marine invertebrates. Ecology Letters. 8: 830-841. [doi] [pdf]

Byrnes, J.E. and Stachowicz, J.J. 2009. The consequences of consumer diversity loss: different answers from different designs. Ecology. 90: 2879-2888. [doi] [pdf]

Olyarnik, S.V., Bracken, M.E., Byrnes, J.E., Hughes, A.R., Hultgren, K.M., Stachowicz, J.J. 2009. Ecological factors affecting community invasibility. In Biological Invasions in Marine Ecosystems: Ecological, Management, and Geographic Perspectives. Gil Rilov and Jeff Crooks, eds. Springer-Verlag. pp. 215-138. [doi] [amazon]

Byrnes, J.E., Reynolds, P.L., Stachowicz, J.J. 2007. Invasions and extinctions reshape coastal marine food webs. PLoS One. 2: e295. [doi] [pdf]

Hughes A.R., Byrnes J.E., Kimbro D.L. & Stachowicz J.J. 2007. Reciprocal relationships and potential feedbacks between biodiversity and disturbance. Ecology Letters. 10: 849-864.[doi] [pdf]

Bullard S. G., Lambert G, Carman M.R., Byrnes J., Whitlatch R.B., Ruiz G., Miller R.J., Harris L., Valentine P.C., Collie J.S., Pederson J., McNaught D.C., Cohen A.N., Asch R.G., Dijkstra J., Heinonen K. 2007. The invasive colonial ascidian Didemnum sp.: current distribution, basic biology, and potential threat to marine communities of the northeast and west coasts of North America. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 342: 99-108. [doi] [pdf]

Byrnes, J.E., Stachowicz, J.J., Hultgren, K.M., Hughes, A.R., Olyarnik, S.V., Thornber, C. 2006. Predator Diversity Enhances Trophic Cascades in Kelp Forests by Modifying Herbivore Behavior. Ecology Letters. 9: 61-71. [doi] [pdf]

Stachowicz, J.J. and Byrnes, J.E. 2006. Species diversity, invasion success and ecosystem functioning: combining experimental and observational approaches to assess the roles of resource competition, facilitation and extrinsic factors. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 311: 251-262.[doi] [pdf]

Byrnes, J.E. and Witman, J.D. 2003. Impact assessment of an invasive flatworm, Convoluta convoluta, in the southern Gulf of Maine. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 293: 173-191. [doi] [pdf]