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

Kapsenberg, LK*, DK Okamoto*, JM Dutton & GE Hoffman. 2017. Sensitivity of sea urchin fertilization to pH varies across a natural pH mosaicEcology & Evolution. 7:6, 1737–1750.  Source.  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. Source.

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. Source. PDF

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

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

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. Source. 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.

In Review/Submitted:

DK Okamoto, M Hessing-Lewis, JF Samhouri, AO Shelton, A Stier, PS Levin, AK Salomon.  Spatial variability within exploited metapopulations obscures risk of collapse.  In review in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Burt, JM, TB Tinker, DK Okamoto, KW Demes, K Holmes AK Salomon. A mesopredator  alters the resilience of alternative states through complementarity with a keystone predator. Submitted to Ecology Letters.

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. When are estimates of spawning stock biomass for small pelagic fishes improved by taking spatial structure into account? In Review in Fisheries Research.

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.  A heuristic model of learned migration behavior exhibits distinctive spatial and reproductive dynamics.  In Review in ICES Journal of Marine Science.