Tanner, R.L., A.K. Obaza, D.W. Ginsburg. 2019. Secondary production of kelp bass Paralabrax clathratus in relation to coastal eelgrass Zostera marina habitat in a Southern California Marine Protected Area. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 118(3): 158-172. View pdf

Andrews, K., K. Nichols, C. Harvey, N. Tolimieri, A. Obaza, R. Garner and D. Tonnes. 2019. All hands on deck: local ecological knowledge and expert volunteers contribute to the first delisting of a marine fish species under the Endangered Species Act. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice 4(1): 1-14 DO: View pdf

Obaza, A., A. Bird, J. Selleck and D. Tonnes. 2019. Results from young-of-year rockfish surveys in Puget Sound; 2015-2018. Report to NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region, Protected Resources Division Puget Sound Ecosystem Branch. 13 pp. View pdf

Obaza, A., D. Ginsburg, A. Bird and R. Ware. 2019. Southern California open coast eelgrass survey summary: 2018 field season. 21 pp. View pdf

Bird, A. 2018. Determining population structure, reproductive potential, and habitat associations of pinto abalone (Haliotis kamtschatkana) in Southern California. Master’s Thesis to California State University, Fullerton. 107 pp. View pdf

Obaza, A.K., and J.P. Williams. 2018. Spatial and temporal dynamics of the overwater structure fouling community in southern California. Marine and Freshwater Research 69(11): 1771-1783. View pdf

Obaza, A., A. Bird, M. Neuman and D. Witting. 2018. Abalone surveys and research at San Nicolas Island, CA. Report to the US Navy under Agreement#WCR-1511. 24 pp. View pdf

Marks, L.M. D.C. Reed, A.K. Obaza. 2017. Assesment of control methods for the invasive seaweed Sargassum horneri in California, USA. Management of Biological Invasions 8(2): 205-213. View pdf

Obaza, A., R. Hoffman and R. Clausing. 2015. Long-term stability of eelgrass fish assemblages in two highly developed coastal estuaries. Fisheries Management and Ecology 22(3): 224-238. View pdf

Gruenthal, K.M., D.A. Witting, T. Ford, M.J. Neuman, J.P. Williams, D.J. Pondella II, A. Bird, N. Caruso, J.R. Hyde, L.W. Seeb and W.A. Larson. 2013. Development and application of genomic tools to the restoration of green abalone in southern California. Conservation Genetics 15: 109-121. View pdf


Young-of-Year Rockfish Survey Presentation – This presentation will guide you through how to survey YOY rockfish for NOAA’s citizen science research program in Puget Sound. Download to hard drive, select “Slide Show” and “Play from Beginning” to hear Adam describe survey protocol in detail. Download here.

Young-of-Year Survey Guide – Seattle Aquarium pdf guide to surveying YOY rockfish for NOAA’s citizen science research program in Puget Sound. Download here.