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(Bolding denotes MEC lab members)
PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Komoroske LM, KM Jeffries, A Whitehead, J Roach, RE Connon, C Verhille, S Brander, and NA Fangue. Transcriptional flexibility during thermal challenge corresponds with expanded thermal tolerance in an invasive compared to native fish. Evolutionary Applications. In press.
Townsend K, J Ness, J Hoguet, NI Stacy, LM Komoroske and JM Lynch. 2020. Testing the Stability of Plasma Protein and Whole Blood RNA in Archived Blood of Loggerhead Sea Turtles, Caretta caretta. Biopreservation and Biobanking. (Online early DOI linked here).
Barraza AD, LM Komoroske, CD Allen, T Eguchi, R Gossett, E Holland, DD Lawson, RA LeRoux, V Lorenzi, JA Seminoff and CG Lowe. 2020. Persistent organic pollutants in green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) inhabiting two urbanized Southern California habitats. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 153: 100979.
Banerjee SM, LM Komoroske, A Frey, B Hancock-Hanser, PA Morin, FI Archer, S Roden, A Gaos, MJ Liles, and PH Dutton. 2019. Single nucleotide polymorphism markers for genotyping hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata). Conservation Genetics Resources 12: 353–356.
Banerjee SM, CD Allen, T Schmitt, BS Cheng, T Eguchi, JA Seminoff and LM Komoroske. Baseline health parameters of eastern Pacific green turtles at Southern California foraging grounds. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 18(2): 163-174.
Barraza A, LM Komoroske, CD Allen, T Eguchi, R Gossett, E Holland, DD Lawson, RA LeRoux, A Long, JA Seminoff and CG Lowe. 2019. Trace metals in green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) inhabiting two southern California Coastal Estuaries. Chemosphere, 223: 342-350.
Komoroske LM, M Miller, S O’Rourke, KR Stewart, MP Jensen and PH Dutton. 2019. A Versatile Rapture (RAD-Capture) Platform for Genotyping Marine Turtles. Molecular Ecology Resources, DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12980.
Davis B, Komoroske LM, Hansen M, Poletto J, Perry E, Miller N, Ehlman S, Wheeler SG, Sih A, Todgham A, Fangue NA. 2018. Juvenile rockfish show resilience to CO2-acidification and hypoxia across multiple biological scales. Conservation Physiology 6 (1): coy038.
Komoroske, LM. 2018. The future is female. Is that a problem for sea turtle conservation?* Conservation Physiology 6 (1): coy009. *Invited commentary on Jensen et al. (2018) for ‘Conservation Physiology in Action’ section.
Komoroske LM, MP Jensen, KR Stewart, BM Shamblin, and PH Dutton. 2017. Advances in the application of genetics in marine turtle biology and conservation. Frontiers in Marine Science, Marine Conservation & Sustainability 4:156.
Komoroske LM. The costs of being big in a warmer world*. 2017. Conservation Physiology. 5 (1): cox022. *Invited commentary on Messmer et al. (2016) for ‘Conservation Physiology in Action’ section.
Cheng BS, LM Komoroske, Grosholz ED. 2016. Trophic sensitivity and the ecological context of invasive predator and native prey interactions. Functional Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12759. Featured on Capital Public Radio & UC Davis News.
Komoroske LM, KM Jeffries, RE Connon, J Dexter*, M Hasenbein, C Verhille, and NA Fangue. 2016. Sublethal costs of salinity stress contribute to habitat limitation in an endangered estuarine fish. Evolutionary Applications 9 (8): 963-981.
Jeffries KM, RE Connon, BE Davis, LM Komoroske, MT Britton, T Sommer, AE Todgham and NA Fangue. 2016. The effects of high temperatures on threatened estuarine fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology
Selected as ‘Inside JEB’ featured article with press summary.
Hasenbein M, NA Fangue, J Geist, LM Komoroske, J Truong, R McPherson, and RE Connon. 2016. Assessments at multiple levels of biological organization allow for an integrative determination of physiological tolerances to turbidity in an endangered fish species. Conservation Physiology 4 (1): cow004.
Brown LR, LM Komoroske, RW Wagner, T Morgan-King, JT May, RE Connon, and NA Fangue. 2016. Coupled downscaled climate models and ecophysiological metrics forecast habitat compression for an endangered estuarine fish. PloSOne 11(1): e0146724.
Komoroske LM, RE Connon, KM Jeffries, and NA Fangue. 2015. Linking transcriptional responses to organismal tolerance reveals mechanisms of thermal sensitivity in a mesothermal endangered fish. Molecular Ecology 24 (19): 4960–4981.
Hasenbein M, NA Fangue, J Geist, LM Komoroske, RE Connon. 2016. Physiological stress biomarkers reveal stocking density effects in late larval delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus). Aquaculture 450: 108-115.
Jeffries KM, LM Komoroske, J Truong, I Werner, S Hasenbein, M Hasenbein, NA Fangue, and RE Connon. 2015. The transcriptome-wide effects of exposure to a pyrethroid pesticide on the critically endangered delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus). Endangered Species Research 28: 43-60.
Komoroske LM, RE Connon, J Lindberg, BS Cheng, G Castillo, M Hasenbein and NA Fangue. 2014. Ontogeny influences sensitivity to climate change stressors in an endangered fish. Conservation Physiology 2: cou008-cou008.
M Hasenbein*, LM Komoroske*, RE Connon, J Geist and NA Fangue. 2013. Turbidity and salinity affect feeding performance and physiological stress in the endangered delta smelt. Integrative and Comparative Biology 53 (4): 620-634. (*equal contribution of authors). Featured as journal cover page
Lemons G, RL Lewison, LM Komoroske, A Gaos, C Lai, and JA Seminoff. 2011. Trophic ecology of green sea turtles in a highly urbanized bay: insights from stable isotopes and mixing models. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 405: 25-32.
IN REVIEW & PREPARATION
Seminoff JA, LM Komoroske, D Amorocho, PH Dutton, M Donoso, M Heidemeyer, G Hoeffer, TT Jones, S Kelez, G Lemons, N de Paz, J Rguez-Baron, L Sampson, L Santos Baca, M Vejar Rubio, P Zarate, A Zavala-Norzagaray, and B Popp. Largescale patterns of green turtle trophic ecology in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Ecosphere, In revision.
Villeneuve A, LM Komoroske, and BS Cheng. Diminished warming tolerance and plasticity in low latitude populations of a marine gastropod. Conservation Physiology, In review.
Banerjee SM, JA Stoll, CD Allen, JM Lynch, HS Harris, L Kenyon, RE Connon, E Sterling, E Naro-Maciel, K McFadden, M Lamont, J Benge, N Fernandez, JA Seminoff, SR Benson, RL Lewison, T Eguchi, T Summers, J Hapdei, MR Rice, Summer Martin, TT Jones, PH Dutton, GH Balazs, and LM Komoroske. Species and population specific gene expression in blood transcriptomes of marine turtles. BMC Genomics, Submitted.
ADDITIONAL PUBLICATIONS & SELECTED SCIENCE COMMUNICATION
Komoroske LM. From Sky to Sea: Studying sea turtles amid warming waters. NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region news website featured article, December 2015. *Featured on the Ocean Connectors website.
Komoroske LM. Ocean Week Invited Keynote Speaker, Solana Beach School District, May 2015.
Komoroske LM, RL Lewison, C Mull and AZ Mason. 2009. Contaminants and protein regulation in green turtles in San Diego Bay. IIRMES Annual Report, pp. 40-42.
Lewison RL, CT Lai, JA Seminoff, DD Deheyn, J Fournier, A Gaos, E Hoh, LM Komoroske, G Lemons. 2011. Chemical analysis of threatened and endangered species in San Diego: The San Diego Bay trophic transfer project. Final Report to the Port of San Diego, 28 pp.