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1. Journal Club: Pick an article or chapter from the Brusca bibliography. You may either peruse it or use the search command for key words. It is hundreds of pages long – there should be something that interests you that you can get electronically. Read and summarize the article. What is the research question? What are the methods? What are the findings? What implications are there for environmental management? Please include the full citation, and if possible a link.


– Aburto-Oropeza, O and 92 others. 2018. Harnessing cross-border resources to confront climate change. Environmental Science and Policy

– Zeidberg, L. D. and Robinson, B.H. 2007. Invasive range expansion by the Humboldt squid, Dosidicus gigas, in the eastern North Pacific. Proc. National Acad. Sci. 104: 12948- 12950.

– Ainsworth, C. H., H. Morzaria-Luna, I. C. Kaplan, P. S. Levin, E. A. Fulton. 2012. Full compliance with harvest regulations yields ecological benefits: Northern Gulf of California case study. Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 63-72 – Lauterio, Claudia & García, José & Arizpe-Covarrubias, Oscar. (2012). Proposing strategies for a sustainable tourism: A case study of El Sargento and La Ventana, BCS, Mexico. 161. 17-25. 10.2495/ST120021. – Reyes-Bonilla, H. and G. Cruz Piñon. 2002. Influence of temperature and nutrients on species richness of deep-water corals from the western coast of the Americas. Hydrobiologia 471: 35-41 – Hernández, L., E. F. Balart and H. Reyes-Bonilla. 2008. Effect of hurricane John (2006) on the invertebrates associated with corals in Bahía de La Paz, Gulf of California. Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (2008): 301-304. – Aburto-Oropeza, O., E. Ezcurra, G. Danemann, V. Valdez, J. Murray and E. Sala. 2008. Mangroves in the Gulf of California increase fishery yields. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105(30): 10456–10459. – Eckert, S. A. and L. Sarti. 1997. Distant fisheries implicated in the loss of the world’s largest leatherback nesting population. Marine Turtle Newsletter 78:2–7. – Roa, R., & Tapia, F. (1998). Spatial differences in growth and sexual maturity between branches of a large population of the squat lobster Pleuroncodes monodon. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 167, 185-196.

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