Forrest, M. J., Favoretto, F., Nisa, Z. A., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2023). A deeper dive into the blue economy: the role of the diving sector in conservation and sustainable development goals. Frontiers in Marine Science, 10, 1212790.
Favoretto, F., López-Sagástegui, C., Sala, E., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2023). The largest fully protected marine area in North America does not harm industrial fishing. Science Advances, 9(22), eadg0709.
Arafeh-Dalmau, N., Munguia-Vega, A., Micheli, F., Vilalta-Navas, A., Villaseñor-Derbez, J. C., Précoma-de La Mora, M., Schoeman, D. S., Medellín-Ortíz, A., Cavanaugh, K. C., Sosa-Nishizaki, O., Burnham, T. L. U., Knight, C. J., Woodson, C. B., Abas, M., Abadía-Cardoso, A., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Esgro, M. W., Espinosa-Andrade, N., Beas-Luna, R., … Possingham, H. P. (2023). Integrating climate adaptation and transboundary management: Guidelines for designing climate-smart marine protected areas. One Earth, 6(11), 1523–1541.
Cavole, L. M., Munguia‐Vega, A., Miller, J. A., Salinas‐de‐León, P., Marin Jarrin, J. R., Johnson, A. F., Rastoin‐Laplane, E., Giron‐Nava, A., & Aburto‐Oropeza, O. (2023). Combining otolith chemistry and genetics to infer the population structure of yellow snapper Lutjanus argentiventris. Ecosphere, 14(10), e4682.
Cavole, L. M., Limburg, K. E., Gallo, N. D., Vea Salvanes, A. G., Ramírez-Valdez, A., Levin, L. A., Oropeza, O. A., Hertwig, A., Liu, M.-C., & McKeegan, K. D. (2023). Otoliths of marine fishes record evidence of low oxygen, temperature and pH conditions of deep Oxygen Minimum Zones. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 191, 103941.
Costa, M. T., Ezcurra, E., Ezcurra, P., Salinas‐de‐León, P., Turner, B., Kumagai, J., Leichter, J., & Aburto‐Oropeza, O. (2022). Sediment depth and accretion shape belowground mangrove carbon stocks across a range of climatic and geologic settings. Limnology and Oceanography, lno.12241.
Fonseca-Ponce, I., Zavala-Jiménez, A., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Maldonado-Gasca, A., Galván-Magaña, F., González-Armas, R., & Stewart, J. (2022). Physical and environmental drivers of oceanic manta ray Mobula birostris sightings at an aggregation site in Bahía de Banderas, Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 694, 133–148.
Ferrer, E. M., Giron-Nava, A., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2022). Overfishing Increases the Carbon Footprint of Seafood Production From Small-Scale Fisheries. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9, 768784.
Sullivan-Stack, J., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Brooks, C. M., Cabral, R. B., Caselle, J. E., Chan, F., Duffy, J. E., Dunn, D. C., Friedlander, A. M., Fulton-Bennett, H. K., Gaines, S. D., Gerber, L. R., Hines, E., Leslie, H. M., Lester, S. E., MacCarthy, J. M. C., Maxwell, S. M., Mayorga, J., McCauley, D. J., … Grorud-Colvert, K. (2022). A Scientific Synthesis of Marine Protected Areas in the United States: Status and Recommendations. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9, 849927.
Sternberg‐Rodríguez, P., Ezcurra, P., Costa, M. T., Aburto‐Oropeza, O., & Ezcurra, E. (2022). Precision of mangrove sediment blue carbon estimates and the role of coring and data analysis methods. Ecology and Evolution, 12(12).
Kumagai, J. A., Favoretto, F., Pruckner, S., Rogers, A. D., Weatherdon, L. V., Aburto-Oropeza, O., & Niamir, A. (2022). Habitat Protection Indexes - new monitoring measures for the conservation of coastal and marine habitats. Scientific Data, 9(1), 203.
Ventura-Domínguez, P. D., Gómez-Gutiérrez, J., De Silva-Dávila, R., González-Rodríguez, E., Sánchez-Uvera, A. R., Silveyra-Bustamante, Á. A., Trasviña-Castro, A., Aburto-Oropeza, O., & Sánchez, C. (2022). Community structure and biomass of larval euphausiids and postlarval mysids in relation to anomalous warming events during a weekly time series (2014–2017) at Cabo Pulmo National Park, Mexico. Progress in Oceanography, 208, 102881.
Favoretto, F., Sánchez, C., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2022). Warming and marine heatwaves tropicalize rocky reefs communities in the Gulf of California. Progress in Oceanography, 206, 102838.
Rogers, A. D., Appeltans, W., Assis, J., Ballance, L. T., Cury, P., Duarte, C., Favoretto, F., Hynes, L. A., Kumagai, J. A., Lovelock, C. E., Miloslavich, P., Niamir, A., Obura, D., O’Leary, B. C., Ramirez-Llodra, E., Reygondeau, G., Roberts, C., Sadovy, Y., Steeds, O., … Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2022). Discovering marine biodiversity in the 21st century. In Advances in Marine Biology (Vol. 93, pp. 23–115). Elsevier.
Aburto-Oropeza, O., Burelo-Ramos, C. M., Ezcurra, E., Ezcurra, P., Henriquez, C. L., Vanderplank, S. E., & Zapata, F. (2021). Relict inland mangrove ecosystem reveals Last Interglacial sea levels. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118(41), 8.
Giron-Nava, A., Ezcurra, E., Brias, A., Velarde, E., Deyle, E., Cisneros-Montemayor, A. M., Munch, S. B., Sugihara, G., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2021). Environmental variability and fishing effects on the Pacific sardine fisheries in the Gulf of California. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 78(5), 623–630.
Quintana, A. C. E., Giron-Nava, A., Urmy, S., Cramer, A. N., Dominguez-Sanchez, S., Rodriguez-Van Dyck, S., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Basurto, X., & Weaver, A. H. (2021). Positive social-ecological feedbacks in community-based conservation. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 18.
Ferrer, E. M., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Jimenez-Esquivel, V., Cota-Nieto, J. J., Mascarenas-Osorio, I., & Lopez-Sagastegui, C. (2021). Mexican small-scale fisheries reveal new insights into low-carbon seafood and “climate-friendly” fisheries management. Fisheries.
Fierro-Arcos, D., Jarrin, J. R. M., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Harvey, E. S., Rastoin-Laplane, E., & Salinas-de-Leon, P. (2021). Mangrove fish assemblages reflect the environmental diversity of the Galapagos Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 664, 183–205.
Arcos-Aguilar, R., Favoretto, F., Kumagai, J. A., Jimenez-Esquivel, V., Martinez-Cruz, A. L., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2021). Diving tourism in Mexico – Economic and conservation importance. Marine Policy, 126.
Giron-Nava, A., Lam, V. W. Y., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Cheung, W. W. L., Halpern, B. S., Sumaila, U. R., & Cisneros-Montemayor, A. M. (2021). Sustainable fisheries are essential but not enough to ensure well-being for the world’s fishers. Fish and Fisheries.
Erisman, B. E., Reed, E. M., Roman, M. J., Mascarenas-Osorio, I., van der Sleen, P., Lopez-Sagastegui, C., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Rowell, K., & Black, B. A. (2021). Relationships among somatic growth, climate, and fisheries production in an overexploited marine fish from the Gulf of California, Mexico. Fisheries Oceanography.
Hsu, A. J., Kumagai, J., Favoretto, F., Dorian, J., Martinez, B. G., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2020). Driven by drones: Improving mangrove extent maps using high-resolution remote sensing. Remote Sensing, 12(23).
Beltran-Castro, J. R., Hernandez-Trujillo, S., Gomez-Gutierrez, J., Trasvina-Castro, A., Gonzalez-Rodriguez, E., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2020). Copepod species assemblage and carbon biomass during two anomalous warm periods of distinct origin during 2014-2015 in the southern Gulf of California. Continental Shelf Research, 207.
Cavole, L. M., Andrade-Vera, S., Jarrin, J. R. M., Dias, D. F., Aburto-Oropeza, O., & Barragan-Paladines, M. J. (2020). Using local ecological knowledge of Fishers to infer the impact of climate variability in Galapagos’ small-scale fisheries. Marine Policy, 121.
Favoretto, F., Mascarenas-Osorio, I., Leon-Deniz, L., Gonzalez-Salas, C., Perez-Espana, H., Rivera-Higueras, M., Ruiz-Zarate, M. A., Vega-Zepeda, A., Villegas-Hernandez, H., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2020). Being isolated and protected is better than just being isolated: A case study from the Alacranes Reef, Mexico. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7.
Reguera-Rouzaud, N., Diaz-Viloria, N., Sanchez-Velasco, L., Flores-Morales, A. L., Pares-Sierra, A., Aburto-Oropeza, O., & Munguia-Vega, A. (2020). Yellow snapper (Lutjanus argentiventris) connectivity in the Southern Gulf of California. Marine Biodiversity, 50(4).
Cayole, L. M., Miller, J. A., Salinas-de-Leon, P., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Jarrin, J. R. M., & Johnson, A. F. (2020). The role of extrinsic variation-cohabiting juvenile fish species exhibit similar otolith elemental signatures. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 646, 109–125.
Giron-Nava, A., Munch, S. B., Johnson, A. F., Deyle, E., James, C. C., Saberski, E., Pao, G. M., Aburto-Oropeza, O., & Sugihara, G. (2020). Circularity in fisheries data weakens real world prediction. Scientific Reports, 10(1).
Kumagai, J. A., Costa, M. T., Ezcurra, E., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2020). Prioritizing mangrove conservation across Mexico to facilitate 2020 NDC ambition. Ambio.
Rowell, T. J., D’Spain, G. L., Aburto-Oropeza, O., & Erisman, B. E. (2020). Drivers of male sound production and effective communication distances at fish spawning aggregation sites. Ices Journal of Marine Science, 77(2), 730–745.
Costa, M. T., Salinas-de-Leon, P., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2019). Storage of blue carbon in isolated mangrove forests of the Galapagos’ rocky coast. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 27(4), 455–463.
Tanner, M. K., Moity, N., Costa, M. T., Jarrin, J. R. M., Aburto-Oropeza, O., & Salinas-de-Leon, P. (2019). Mangroves in the Galapagos: Ecosystem services and their valuation. Ecological Economics, 160, 12–24.
Ezcurra, E., Barrios, E., Ezcurra, P., Ezcurra, A., Vanderplank, S., Vidal, O., Villanueva-Almanza, L., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2019). A natural experiment reveals the impact of hydroelectric dams on the estuaries of tropical rivers. Science Advances, 5(3).
Giron-Nava, A., Johnson, A. F., Cisneros-Montemayor, A. M., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2019). Managing at Maximum Sustainable Yield does not ensure economic well-being for artisanal fishers. Fish and Fisheries, 20(2), 214–223.
Rowell, T. J., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Cota-Nieto, J. J., Steele, M. A., & Erisman, B. E. (2019). Reproductive behaviour and concurrent sound production of Gulf grouper Mycteroperca jordani (Epinephelidae) at a spawning aggregation site. Journal of Fish Biology, 94(2), 277–296.
Munguia-Vega, A., Green, A. L., Suarez-Castillo, A. N., Espinosa-Romero, M. J., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Cisneros-Montemayor, A. M., Cruz-Pinon, G., Danemann, G., Giron-Nava, A., Gonzalez-Cuellar, O., Lasch, C., Mancha-Cisneros, M. D., Marinone, S. G., Moreno-Baez, M., Morzaria-Luna, H. N., Reyes-Bonilla, H., Torre, J., Turk-Boyer, P., Walther, M., & Weaver, A. H. (2018). Ecological guidelines for designing networks of marine reserves in the unique biophysical environment of the Gulf of California. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 28(4), 749–776.
Ulate, K., Alcoverro, T., Arthur, R., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Sanchez, C., & Huato-Soberanis, L. (2018). Conventional MPAs are not as effective as community co-managed areas in conserving top-down control in the Gulf of California. Biological Conservation, 228, 100–109.
Bax, N. J., Appeltans, W., Brainard, R., Duffy, J. E., Dunstan, P., Hanich, Q., Davies, H. H., Hills, J., Miloslavich, P., Muller-Karger, F. E., Simmons, S., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Batten, S., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Checkley, D., Chiba, S., Fischer, A., Garcia, M. A., Gunn, J., … Wilkin, J. (2018). Linking capacity development to GOOS monitoring networks to achieve sustained ocean observation. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5.
Ojeda-Ruiz, M. A., Marin-Monroy, E. A., Hinojosa-Arango, G., Flores-Irigollen, A., Cota-Nieto, J. J., Cavieses-Nunez, R. A., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2018). Development of fisheries in Bahia Magdalena-Almejas: The need to explore new policies and management paradigms. Ocean & Coastal Management, 161, 1–10.
Quimbayo, J. P., Dias, M. S., Kulbicki, M., Mendes, T. C., Lamb, R. W., Johnson, A. F., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Alvarado, J. J., Bocos, A. A., Ferreira, C. E. L., Garcia, E., Luiz, O. J., Mascareñas-Osorio, I., Pinheiro, H. T., Rodriguez-Zaragoza, F., Salas, E., Zapata, F. A., & Floeter, S. R. (2018). Determinants of reef fish assemblages in tropical Oceanic islands. Ecography, 0(0).
Miloslavich, P., Bax, N. J., Simmons, S. E., Klein, E., Appeltans, W., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Garcia, M. A., Batten, S. D., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Checkley, D. M., Chiba, S., Duffy, J. E., Dunn, D. C., Fischer, A., Gunn, J., Kudela, R., Marsac, F., Muller-Karger, F. E., Obura, D., & Shin, Y. J. (2018). Essential ocean variables for global sustained observations of biodiversity and ecosystem changes. Global Change Biology, 24(6), 2416–2433.
Ahern, A. L. M., Gómez-Gutiérrez, J., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Saldierna-Martínez, R. J., Johnson, A. F., Harada, A. E., Sánchez-Uvera, A. R., Erisman, B., Castro Arvizú, D. I., & Burton, R. S. (2018). DNA sequencing of fish eggs and larvae reveals high species diversity and seasonal changes in spawning activity in the southeastern Gulf of California. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 592, 159–179.
Cota-Nieto, J. J., Erisman, B., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Moreno-Baez, M., Hinojosa-Arango, G., & Johnson, A. F. (2018). Participatory management in a small-scale coastal fishery-Punta Abreojos, Pacific coast of Baja California Sur, Mexico. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 18, 68–79.
Egerton, J. P., Johnson, A. F., Turner, J., Levay, L., Mascarenas-Osorio, I., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2018). Hydroacoustics as a tool to examine the effects of Marine Protected Areas and habitat type on marine fish communities. Scientific Reports, 8.
Aburto-Oropeza, O., Lopez-Sagastegui, C., Moreno-Baez, M., Mascarenas-Osorio, I., Jimenez-Esquivel, V., Johnson, A. F., & Erisman, B. (2018). Endangered species, ecosystem integrity, and human livelihoods. Conservation Letters, 11(1).
Galland, G. R., Erisman, B., Aburto-Oropeza, O., & Hastings, P. A. (2017). Contribution of cryptobenthic fishes to estimating community dynamics of sub-tropical reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 584, 175–184.
Erauskin-Extramiana, M., Herzka, S. Z., Hinojosa-Arango, G., & Aburto-Oropeza, O. (2017). An interdisciplinary approach to evaluate the status of large-bodied Serranid fisheries: The case of Magdalena-Almejas Bay lagoon complex, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Ocean & Coastal Management, 145, 21–34.
Aburto-Oropeza, O., Leslie, H. M., Mack-Crane, A., Nagavarapu, S., Reddy, S. M. W., & Sievanen, L. (2017). Property Rights for Fishing Cooperatives: How (and How Well) Do They Work? World Bank Economic Review, 31(2), 295–328.
Rowell, T. J., Demer, D. A., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Cota-Nieto, J. J., Hyde, J. R., & Erisman, B. E. (2017). Estimating fish abundance at spawning aggregations from courtship sound levels. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 3340.