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For the most up-to-date publication list from our group, you can find Google Scholar pages for each group member on our Team page.

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Arostegui M. C.*, P. Gaube, M. Bowman, K. Nakamaru, C. D. Braun†. 2024. Fishery-independent and -dependent movement data aid in defining the stock structure of a data-deficient billfish. Fisheries Research 271: 106923. 

Lezama-Ochoa, N., S. Brodie, H. Welch, M. Jacox, M. Pozo-Buil, J. Fiechter, M. Cimino, B. Muhling, H. Dewar, E. Becker, K. Forney, D. Costa, S. Benson, N. Farchadi, C. D. Braun, R. Lewison, S. Bograd, E. Hazen. 2024. Divergent responses of Highly Migratory Species to climate change in the California Current. Diversity and Distributions.

Braun C. D., A. Della Penna, M. C. Arostegui*, P. Afonso, M. L. Berumen, B. Block, C. A. Brown, Fontes, M. Furtado, A. Gallagher, P. Gaube, W. Golet, J. Kneebone, B. Macena, G. Mucientes, E. Orbesen, N. Queiroz, B. Shea, J. Schratweiser, D. Sims, G. B. Skomal, D. Snodgrass, S. R. Thorrold. Linking vertical movements of large pelagic predators with distribution patterns of biomass in the open ocean. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 120(47), e2306357120.

Arostegui, M. C.*, B. Muhling, E. F. Culhane**, H. Dewar, S. Koch, C. D. Braun†. 2023. A shallow scattering layer structure the bioenergetics of a thermally-limited pelagic predator in the open ocean. Science Advances.

Nyegaard, M., C. D. Braun, M. Welly, R. Djohani, M. C. Arostegui*. 2023. Overcoming challenging telemetry data reveals seasonal affinity of giant sunfish (Mola alexandrini, Molidae) to oceanographically dynamic hot-spots near Bali, Indonesia. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 722, 157–175.

Frawley, T. H., B. Muhling, S. Brodie, H. Blondin, M. C. Arostegui*, S. Bograd, C. D. Braun, M. A. Cimino, N. Farchadi, E. L. Hazen, J. A. Smith, D. Tommasi, H. Welch, M. Jacox. 2024. Oceanography, Ontogeny, & Gear Usage Mediate Overlap Between High Seas Fishing Fleets and a Pacific Tuna. Fish and Fisheries 25: 60-81.

Braun, C. D., N. Lezama-Ochoa, N. Farchadi, M. C. Arostegui*, M. Alexander, A. Allyn, S. J. Bograd, S. Brodie, D. P. Crear, T. H. Curtis, E. L. Hazen, A. Kerney, K. E. Mills, D. Pugh, J. D. Scott, H. Welch, R. Young-Morse, R. Lewison. 2023. Widespread habitat loss and redistribution of marine top predators in a changing ocean. Science Advances 9(32), eadi2718.

Nielsen, J., D. R. Bryan, K. M. Rand, M. C. Arostegui*, C. D. Braun, B. Galuardi, S. F. McDermott. 2023. Geolocation of a demersal fish (Pacific cod) in a high-latitude island chain (Aleutian Islands, Alaska). Animal Biotelemetry 11(1), 29.

Braun, C. D., M. C. Arostegui*, N. Farchadi, M. Alexander, P. Afonso, A. Allyn, S. J. Bograd, S. Brodie, D. P. Crear, E. F. Culhane**, T. H. Curtis, E. L. Hazen, A. Kerney, N. Lezama-Ochoa, K. E. Mills, D. Pugh, N. Queiroz, J. D. Scott, G. B. Skomal, D. W. Sims, S. R. Thorrold, H. Welch, R. Young-Morse, R. Lewison. 2023. Building use-inspired species distribution models: using multiple data types to examine and improve model performance. Ecological Applications e2893.

Arostegui, M. C.*, M. R. Shero, L. R. Frank, R. Berquist, C. D. Braun†. 2023. An enigmatic pelagic fish with internalized red muscle: a future regional endotherm or forever an ectotherm? J. Fish Biology.

Lesturgie, P., C. D. Braun, E. Clua, J. Kiszka, J. Mourier, S. R. Thorrold, T. Vignaud, S. Planes, S. Mona. 2023. Like a rolling stone: colonization and migration dynamics of the grey reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos). Ecology & Evolution 13:e9746.

Williams, C.**, M. C. Arostegui*, M. Shriem, C. D. Braun, P. Gaube, M. L. Berumen. 2022. First records of two large pelagic fishes in the Red Sea: wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri) and striped marlin (Kajikia audax). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 1-4.

Arostegui M. C.*, P. Gaube, P. A. Woodworth-Jefcoats, D. R. Kobayashi, C. D. Braun†. 2022. Anticyclonic mesoscale eddies aggregate pelagic predators in an oligotrophic subtropical gyre. Nature 609(7927).

Andrzejaczek, S.,...C. D. Braun,...D. J. Curnick. 2022. Diving into the vertical dimension of elasmobranch movement ecology. Science Advances 8, eabo1754.

*Womersley, F. C.,...C. D. Braun,...D. W. Sims. 2022. Global collision-risk hotspots of marine traffic and the world’s largest fish, the whale shark. PNAS 119 (20) e211744011.

Knochel A.**, J. Cochran, C. D. Braun,...M. L. Berumen. 2022. Home sweet home: Site fidelity of the reef manta ray to a remote coastal bay in the Sudanese Red Sea. Movement Ecology 10: 22.

Hardenstine R.,...C. D. Braun,...M. L. Berumen. 2022. Pieces in a global puzzle: Population genetics at two whale shark aggregations in the western Indian Ocean. Ecology and Evolution 12:e8492.

Braun C. D., M.C. Arostegui*, S.R. Thorrold, Y. Papastamatiou, P. Gaube, J. Fontes, P. Afonso. 2022. The functional role and ecological significance of deep diving by large marine predators. Annual Reviews in Marine Science. 14:7.1–7.31.

Franks, B., J. P. Tyminski, N. E. Hussey, C. D. Braun, A. L. Newton, S. R. Thorrold, G. C. Fischer, B. McBride, R. E. Hueter. 2021. Spatio-temporal variability in white shark movements and migration over a 3-dimensional scale in the NW Atlantic Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:744202.

Bates, A. E., R. B. Primack,...C. D. Braun..., C. Duarte. 2021. Global COVID-19 lockdown highlights humans as both threats and custodians of the environment. Biological Conservation 109175.

*Queiroz, N.,..., C. D. Braun,...D. W. Sims. 2021. Reply to: Shark mortality cannot be assessed by fishery overlap alone. Nature 595 (7866), E8-E16.

*Queiroz, N.,..., C. D. Braun,...D. W. Sims. 2021. Reply to: Caution over the use of ecological big data for conservation. Nature 595 (7866), E20-E28.

Sequeira A. M. M.,...C. D. Braun..., M. Weise. 2021. A standardisation framework for bio-logging data to advance ecological research and conservation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 1–12.

Skomal, G., H. Marshall, B. Galuardi, L. Natanson, C. D. Braun, D. Bernal. 2021. Horizontal and vertical movement patterns and habitat use of juvenile porbeagle sharks (Lamna nasus) in the western north Atlantic. Frontiers in Marine Science 8.

Haase, S.**, U. Krumme, U. Gräwe, Braun C. D., A. Temming. 2021. Validation approaches of a geolocation framework to reconstruct movements of demersal fish equipped with data storage tags in a stratified environment. Fisheries Research 237.

Arostegui M. C.*, P. Gaube, B. Jones, M.L. Berumen, A. Rostad, C. D. Braun†. 2020. Vertical movements of a pelagic thresher shark (Alopias pelagicus): insights into the species’ physiological limitations and trophic ecology in the Red Sea. Endangered Species Research 43:387-394.

Arostegui M. C.*, C. D. Braun†, P. Gaube, P. Woodworth-Jefcoats. 2020. Spatiotemporal segregation of ocean sunfish species (Molidae) in the eastern North Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series 654:109-125.

DiBattista J. D.,..., C. D. Braun,...M. L. Berumen. 2020. Population genomic response to an environmental gradient by widespread and endemic fishes of the Arabian Peninsula. Ecology and Evolution 10(10):4314-4330.

Boissin, E., S. R. Thorrold, C. D. Braun, Y. Zhou, E. E. Clua, S. Planes. Contrasting global, regional and local patterns of genetic structure in gray reef shark populations from the Indo-Pacific region. 2019. Scientific Reports 9, 15816.

Cochran J. E. M., C. D. Braun, E. F. Cagua, M. F. Campbell, R. S. Hardenstine, A. Kattan, M. A. Priest, T. H. Sinclair-Taylor, G. B. Skomal, L. Sun, S. R. Thorrold, M. L. Berumen. Multi-method assessment of whale shark (Rhincodon typus) residency, distribution, and dispersal behavior at an aggregation site in the Red Sea. 2019. PLoS One 14:1–22.

*Braun C. D., P. Gaube, T. H. Sinclair-Taylor, G. B. Skomal, S. R. Thorrold. 2019. Mesoscale eddies release pelagic sharks from thermal constraints to foraging in the ocean twilight zone. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 35.

*Queiroz, N.,..., C. D. Braun,...D. W. Sims. 2019. Global spatial risk assessment of sharks under the footprint of fisheries. Nature 572:461–466.

Braun C. D., P. Gaube, P. Afonso, J. Fontes, G. B. Skomal, S. R. Thorrold. 2019. Assimilating electronic tagging, oceanographic modeling, and fisheries data to estimate movements and connectivity of swordfish in the North Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science, fsz106.

Arostegui M. C.*, P. Gaube, C. D. Braun†. 2019. Movement ecology and stenothermy of satellite-tagged shortbill spearfish (Tetrapturus angustirostris). Fisheries Research 215: 21-26.

Arostegui M. C.*, C. D. Braun, P. Gaube. 2019. Movement patterns and thermal niche of the first satellite-tagged Mediterranean spearfish (Tetrapturus belone). Fisheries Oceanography 28: 327-333.

Gaube P., C. D. Braun, A. Della Penna, G. L. Lawson, D. J. McGillicuddy Jr., G. B. Skomal, S. R. Thorrold. 2018. Mesoscale eddies influence white shark movements in the open ocean. Scientific Reports 8: 7363.

Braun C. D., B. Galuardi, S. R. Thorrold. 2018. HMMoce: An R package for improved geolocation of archival-tagged fishes using a hidden Markov method. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9: 1212–1220.

Sequeira A. M. M.,...C. D. Braun..., M. Thums. 2018. Convergence of marine megafauna movement patterns in coastal and open oceans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115, 12.

Braun C. D., G. B. Skomal, S. R. Thorrold. 2018. Integrating archival tag data and a high-resolution oceanographic model to estimate basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) movements in the western Atlantic. Frontiers in Marine Science 5.

Skomal G. B., C. D. Braun, J. H. Chisholm, S. R. Thorrold. 2017. Movements of the white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) in the North Atlantic Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 580: 1-16.

Spaet J. L. Y., C. H. Lam, C. D. Braun, M. L. Berumen. 2017. Extensive use of mesopelagic waters by a Scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) in the Red Sea. Animal Biotelemetry 5(1).

Cochran J. E. M., R. S. Hardenstine, C. D. Braun, G. B. Skomal, S. R. Thorrold, K. Xu, M. G. Genton, M. L. Berumen. 2016. Population structure of a whale shark (Rhincodon typus) aggregation in the Red Sea. Journal of Fish Biology 89(3): 1570-1582.

Coker D. J., C. D. Braun, J. Cavin, S. Payet, M. L. Berumen. 2016. Remote marine protected area reveals unusual social behavior in Chaetodon trifascialis. Marine Biodiversity: 1-2.

Braun C. D., G. B. Skomal, S. R. Thorrold, M. L. Berumen. 2015. Movements of the reef manta ray (Manta alfredi) in the Red Sea using satellite and acoustic telemetry. Marine Biology 162(12).

Braun C. D., M. B. Kaplan, A. Z. Horodysky, J. K. Llopiz. 2015. Satellite telemetry reveals physical processes driving billfish behavior. Animal Biotelemetry 3(1).

Priest, M. A., G. R. Almany, C. D. Braun, R. J. Hamilton, D. F. Lozano-Cortés, et al. 2014. Isolation and characterization of 29 microsatellite markers for the bumphead parrotfish, Bolbometopon muricatum, and cross amplification in 12 related species. Marine Biodiversity 45(4): 861-866.

Berumen M.L., C.D. Braun, J.E.M. Cochran, G.B. Skomal, S.R. Thorrold. 2014. Movement patterns of juvenile whale sharks tagged at an aggregation site in the Red Sea. PLoS One 9.

Thorrold S. R., P. Afonso, J. Fontes, C. D. Braun, G. B. Skomal, M. L. Berumen. 2014. Extreme diving behavior in devil rays links surface waters and the deep ocean. Nature Communications 5.

Braun C. D., G. B. Skomal, S. R. Thorrold, M. L. Berumen. 2014. Diving Behavior of the Reef Manta Ray Links Coral Reefs with Adjacent Deep Pelagic Habitats. PLoS One 9.

Werry J. M., S. Planes, M. L. Berumen, K. A. Lee, C. D. Braun, E. Clua. 2014. Reef fidelity and migration of tiger sharks, Galeocerdo cuvier, across the Coral Sea. PLoS One 9.

Walter R. T.,...C. D. Braun,...N. E. Hussey. 2013. First record of living Manta alfredi x Manta birostris hybrid. Marine Biodiversity 44: 1-2.

Braun, C. D. and C. A. Walser. 2011. The diet and distribution of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) in the lower Boise River, Idaho. Western North American Naturalist 71(3): 316-326.

Braun, C. D. and S. L. Finch. 2010. Butterflyfish (Chaetodontidae) distribution on the Heron Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 46(1): 22-23.