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  1. Tissot, B. N. 1980. Differential growth in juvenile black abalone, Haliotis cracherodii, in response to three algal diets. Senior Thesis, Cal Poly SLO. 65 pp.

  2. Tissot, B. N. 1982. Heat tolerance in the red abalone, Haliotis rufescens: 96-hour median effective temperature (96-h ET50). Section 2.5. In: Compendium of thermal effects laboratory studies. Volume 1. Tera Corporation. Berkley, CA.

  3. Tissot, B. N. 1982. Optimal growth in the black abalone, Haliotis cracherodii. Section 3.5.2. In: Compendium of thermal effects laboratory studies. Volume 2. Tera Corporation. Berkley, CA.

  4. Lebednik, P. and Tissot, B. N. 1983. Compendium of thermal effects laboratory studies. Addendum A. Heat treatment experiments. Tera Corporation. Berkley, CA.

  5. Tissot, B. N. and J. R. Steinbeck. 1983. Microgeographic variation in Collisella digitalis: the use of shell morphometrics as a possible indicator of thermal impact. Chapter 9 In: Environmental Investigations at Diablo Canyon, 1982. D. W. Behrens, ed. Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Department of Engineering Research, San Ramon, CA.

  6. Tissot, B. N. 1984. Multivariate analysis of geographic variation in Cypraea caputserpentis (Gastropoda: Cypraeidae). Veliger 27(2): 106-119.

  7. Tissot, B. N. 1985. Mechanism and selective factors associated with morphological variation and diversity in two families of gastropods.. MS Thesis, UC Irvine. 109 pp.

  8. Tissot, B. N. 1988. Geographic variation and heterochrony in two species of cowries (genus Cypraea). Evolution 42(1): 103-117.

  9. Tissot, B. N. 1988. Morphological variation along intertidal gradients in a population of black abalone Haliotis cracherodii Leach 1814. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 117: 71-90.

  10. Tissot, B. N. 1988. Multivariate Analysis. Chapter 3 In: M. McKinney, ed. Heterochrony In Evolution: A Multi¬disciplinary Approach. Plenum Press, New York.

  11. Tissot, B. N. 1990. El Niño responsible for decline of black abalone off southern California. Hawaiian Shell News 38(6): 3-4.

  12. Tissot, B. N. 1991. Geographic variation and mass mortality in black abalone: the roles of development and ecology. PhD Dissertation, Oregon State University. 287 pp.

  13. Hixon, M. A., B. N. Tissot, W. G. Percy. 1991. Fish Assemblages of Rocky Banks of the Pacific Northwest. Final Report, OCS Study 91-0052, U. S. Minerals Management Service, Camarillo, CA. 410 pp.

  14. Hixon, M. A. and B. N. Tissot. 1992. Fish Assemblages of Rocky Banks of the Pacific Northwest. Final Report Supplement, OCS Study 91-0025, U. S. Minerals Management Service, Camarillo, CA. 128 pp.

  15. Tissot, B. N. 1992. The effects of water movement on the ecology and evolution of the Haliotidae. Chapter 4 In: S. Shepherd and M. Tegner, eds. Proceedings of the First International Abalone Symposium: Biology, Fisheries, and Culture. La Paz, Mexico. Blackwells Sci. Publ. Ltd., Sydney.

  16. Stein, D. L., B. N. Tissot, M. A. Hixon and W. A. Barss. 1992. Fish-habitat associations on a deep reef at the edge of the Oregon continental shelf. Fisheries Bulletin 90: 540-551.

  17. Arnold, J. E. and B. N. Tissot. 1993. Measurement of significant marine paleotemperature variation using black abalone shells from prehistoric middens. Quaternary Research 39: 390-394.

  18. Lubchenco, J. L., S. A. Navarette, B. N. Tissot, and J. C. Castilla. 1993. Possible ecological responses to global climate change: nearshore benthic biota of northeastern Pacific coastal ecosystems. Chapter 12 In: H. A. Mooney, E. R. Fuentes, and B. I. Kronberg. eds. Earth System Responses to Global Change: Contrasts between North and South America. Academic Press, San Diego.

  19. Walls, S. C., J. J. Beatty, B. N. Tissot, D. G. Hokit and A. R. Blaustein. 1993. Morphological variation and cannibalism in a larval salamander. Can. J. Zool. 17: 1543-1551.

  20. Tissot, B. N. 1995. Recruitment, growth, and survivorship of black abalone on Santa Cruz Island following mass mortality. Southern California Academy of Sciences 94(3): 32-47.

  21. McDermid, K., Tissot, B. N., L. Hallacher, W. Dudley, M. Childers and J. Coney. 1995. Marine flora and fauna assessment for the Hawai’i undersea geo-observatory project at Honu’apo, Hawai’i County. State of Hawaii Environmental Assessment.

  22. Starr, R. M., D. S. Fox, M. A. Hixon, B. N. Tissot, G. Johnson and W. H. Barss. 1996. Comparison of submersible and acoustic estimates of fish density on a rocky bank. Fishery Bulletin 94: 113-123.

  23. Tissot, Brian N. 1998. Changes in the habitat and marine biota of Pelekane Bay, Hawaii, over a 20 year period. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Technical Report. 34 pp.

  24. Tissot, B. N., K. McDermid, Mike Gawel and A. Edward. 1998. Impacts of nearshore dredging activities on marine biological communities on Pohnpei. Univ. Hawaii Sea Grant Technical Report. 59 pp.

  25. Hallacher, L. E. and B. N. Tissot. 1999. QUEST: Quantitative Underwater Ecological Survey Techniques: A coral reef monitoring workshop. Proceedings of the Hawai`i Coral Reef Monitoring Workshop, Dept. of Land and Natural Resources, Honolulu, HI.

  26. Tissot, B. N. and L. E. Hallacher. 1999. The impacts of aquarium collectors on coral reef fishes in Hawaii. Technical Report, Division of Aquatic Resources, Honolulu, HI.

  27. Tissot, B. N. 1999. Adaptive Management of Aquarium Fish Collecting in Hawaii. Live Reef Fish Information Bulletin 6: 16-19.

  28. Tissot, B. N. and L. E. Hallacher. 2000. Diver impacts on corals at Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii. Technical Report, Division of Aquatic Resources, Honolulu, HI. 10 pp.

  29. Tissot, B. N. and D. M. Brosnan. 2001. Long term coral reef monitoring programs: working towards a synthesis of science, management and policy. In: Best, B. and R. Pomeroy, Relevant Findings from the 9th International Coral Reef Symposium: Implications for Coral Reef Management and Policy. USAID.

  30. Nasby, N. Embley, R., Tissot, B.N, Hixon. M., Wright, D.J., Merle, S. and W. Wakefield. 2002. Integration of historical groundfish habitat data with new high resolution remotely sensed data on Heceta Bank, Oregon. Fisheries Bulletin 100(4): 739-751.

  31. Tissot, B. N. and L. E. Hallacher. 2003. The effects of aquarium collectors on coral reef fishes in Hawaii. Conservation Biology 17(6): 1759-1768.

  32. Tissot, B.N. , Walsh, W. and L. E. Hallacher. 2003. Evaluating the effectiveness of a marine reserve network in Hawaii to increase the productivity of an aquarium fishery. Pacific Science 58(2): 175-188.

  33. Brown, E., E. Cox, P. Jokiel, K. Rodgers, W. Smith, B. N. Tissot, S. Coles and J. Hultquist. 2004. Development of benthic sampling methods for the Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (CRAMP) in Hawai‘i. Pacific Science 58(2): 145-158.

  34. Tissot, B. N., W. W. Wakefield, N.P.F. Puniwai, J. Pirtle, K.York and J. E.R. Clemons. 2004. Abundance and distribution of structure-forming megafaunal invertebrates, including cold-water corals, on Heceta Bank, Oregon, 2000-2002. NOAA Technical Report, 48pp.

  35. Aaby, A., D. J. Wright, B. N. Tissot. 2004. Case study of the ArcGIS marine data model: examining habitat utilization patterns of reef fish along the west coast of Hawaii. Proc. 24th Annual ESRI User Conference, San Diego, CA, Paper 1458.

  36. Capitini, C., B. N. Tissot, M. Carroll, W. Walsh and S. Peck. 2004. Aquarium fisheries management in west Hawaii: a dynamic conflict. Soc. Nat. Res. 17: 763-778.

  37. Tissot, B. N. 2004. Long-term population trends in the black abalone, Haliotis cracheroidii, along the eastern pacific coast. NOAA Protected Species Program Technical Report (for ESA Status Review). 41 pp.

  38. Walsh, W. J., B. N. Tissot and L. E. Hallacher. 2004. A report on the findings and recommendations of effectiveness of the West Hawai`i regional fishery management area. Report to the 23rd Hawaii Legislature. 38 pp.

  39. Tissot, B. N. 2005. Integral marine ecology: community-based fishery management in Hawaii. World Futures 61: 79-95.

  40. Wakefield, W.W., C.E. Whitmire, J.E.R. Clemons, B.N. Tissot. 2005. Fish habitat studies: Combining high-resolution geological and biological data. In P. W. Barnes and J. P. Thomas, editors. Benthic habitats and the effects of fishing. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 41; 199-138. Bethesda, Maryland.

  41. Tissot, B.N., Walsh, W. and L. E. Hallacher. 2005. Evaluating the effectiveness of an MPA network in Hawai`i: ecological, economic and social dimensions. Proceedings of the North American Marine Protected Areas Network Symposium on financing and economic benefits of Marine Protected Areas, Loreto, Mexico. 11pp.

  42. Tissot, B. N., M. M. Yoklavich, M. S. Love, K. York and M. Amend. 2006. Benthic invertebrates that form habitat structures on deep banks off southern California, with special reference to deep sea coral. Fisheries Bulletin 104: 167-181. PDF

  43. Lummio, M. and B. N. Tissot. 2006. Abundance and distribution of coral and coral mortar in the powder magazine at Fort Vancouver, WA circa 1832. Fort Vancouver National Park, Technical Report. 6 pp.

  44. Williams, I. D., W.J. Walsh, B.N. Tissot, L.E. Hallacher. 2006. Impact of observers’ experience level on counts of fishes in underwater visual surveys. Marine Ecology Progress Series 310: 185-191. PDF

  45. Hixon, M. A. and B. N. Tissot. 2007. Comparison of trawled vs. untrawled mud seafloor assemblages of fishes and macroinvertebrates at Coquille Bank, Oregon. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 344: 23-34.

  46. Tissot, B. N., M. A. Hixon and D. L. Stein, D. L. 2007. Habitat-based submersible assessment of groundfish assemblages at Heceta Bank, Oregon from 1988 to 1990. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 352: 50-64.

  47. Whitmire, C.E., Embley, R.W., Wakefield, W.W., Merle, S.G., and Tissot, B.N. 2007. A quantitative approach for using multibeam sonar data to map benthic habitats, In Todd, B.J., and Greene, H.G., eds., Mapping the Seafloor for Habitat Characterization: Geological Association of Canada, Special Paper 47, p. 111-126.

  48. Starr, R., M. Yoklavich and B. Tissot. 2008. Monitoring MPAs in deep water off central California: 2007 IMPACT submersible baseline survey. California Sea Grant College Program Publication No. T-067. 21pp

  49. Tissot, B. N. 2008. Video analysis, experimental design, and database management of submersible-based habitat studies. pp. 157-167 In J.R. Reynolds and H.G. Greene (eds). Marine Habitat Mapping Technology for Alaska, Alaska Sea Grant College Program, Fairbanks, AK. CD-ROM. doi:10.4027/mhmta.2008.11

  50. Tissot, B. N., W. W. Wakefield, M. A. Hixon and J. E. R. Clemons. 2008. Twenty years of fish-habitat studies on Heceta Bank, Oregon. pp. 203-217 In J.R. Reynolds and H.G. Greene (eds). Marine Habitat Mapping Technology for Alaska, Alaska Sea Grant College Program, Fairbanks, AK. CD-ROM.doi:10.4027/mhmta.2008.15

  51. Ortiz, D. M and B. N. Tissot. 2008. Ontogenetic patterns of habitat use by a coral reef fish in an MPA network: A multi-scaled remote sensing and in-situ approach. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 365: 217-232.

  52. Tissot, B. N. 2009. Integral marine ecology: community-based fishery management in Hawaii. Chapter 13 In S. Hargens and M. Zimmerman. Uniting Multiple Perspectives in the Natural World. Shambhala Publications, Boston, MA.

  53. Williams, I. D., W.J. Walsh, J. T. Claisse, B.N. Tissot, K. A. Stamoulis. 2009. Impacts of a Hawaiian marine protected area network on the abundance and fishery sustainability of the yellow tang, Zebrasoma flavescens. Biological Conservation 142: 1066-1073.

  54. Tissot, B. N. W. J. Walsh, and M. A. Hixon. 2009. Hawaiian Islands Marine Ecosystem Case Study: Ecosystem and Community-Based Management in West Hawaii . Coastal Management 37: 255-273.

  55. Christie, P., Pollnac, R. B., Fluharty, D. L., Hixon,. M. A., Lowry, G. K., Mahon, R., Pietri, D., Tissot, B. N., White, A. T., Armada, N., Liza Eisma-Osorio, R. L.. 2009. Tropical Marine EBM Feasibility: A Synthesis of Case Studies and Comparative Analyses. Coastal Management 37: 374-385.

  56. Tissot, B, N. 2009. The Importance of Deep-Sea Coral Communities. Wings, Spring 2009. pp. 24-28. The Xerces Society, Portland, OR.

  57. Tissot, B. N. Barbara A. Best, Eric H. Borneman, Andrew W. Bruckner, Cara H. Cooper, Heather D’Agnes, Timothy P. Fitzgerald, Amanda Leland, Susan Lieberman, Amy Mathews Amos, Rashid Sumaila, T.M. Telecky. Frazer McGilvray, Brian J. Plankis, Andrew L. Rhyne, Glynnis G. Roberts, Benjamin Starkhouse, Todd C. Stevenson. 2010. How US Ocean Policy and Market Power Can Reform the Coral Reef Wildlife Trade. Marine Policy 34: 1385-1388.

  58. Neuman, M. Tissot, B. N. And G. VanBlaricom. 2010. Overall status and threats assessment of black abalone (Haliotis cracherodii Leach, 1814) populations in California. J. Shellfish Res. 29(3): 577-586.

  59. Christie M.R., Tissot B.N., Albins M.A., Beets J.P., Jia Y., et al. 2010. Larval Connectivity in an Effective Network of Marine Protected Areas. PLoS ONE 5(12): e15715. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015715.

  60. Walsh, W., Cotton, S., Carman, B., Livnat, L., Osada, K., Barnett, C., Tissot, B., Stevenson, T., Wiggins, C., Tarnas, D., Bourdon, K. and Peck, S. 2010. Report on the Findings and Recommendations of Effectiveness of the West Hawaii Regional Fishery Management Area. Department of Land and Natural Resources State of Hawaii, State of Hawaii. 53. pp

  61. Stevenson, T.C., Tissot, B. N. and J. Dierking. 2011. Fisher behaviour influences catch productivity and selectivity in West Hawaii's aquarium fishery ICES J. Mar. Sci. (2011) 68(5): 813-822 doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsr020

  62. Grorud-Colvert, K. Joachim Claudet, Mark Carr, Jennifer Caselle, Jon Day, Alan Friedlander, Sarah Lester, Thierry Lison de Loma, B. Tissot, Dan Malone. 2011. The assessment of marine reserve networks: guidelines for ecological evaluation. Pp. 293-321 In: Claudet, J. (ed) Marine Protected Areas: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Cambridge Univ. Press. Cambridge, UK.

  63. Ortiz, D, M. and B. N. Tissot. 2012. Evaluating ontogenetic patterns of habitat use by reef fish in relation to the effectiveness of marine protected areas in West Hawaii. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 432-433: 83-93.

  64. Fox, H. E., K. M. Haisfield, M. S. Brown, T. C. Stevenson, B. N. Tissot, W. J. Walsh, I. D. Williams. 2012. Influences of oceanographic and meteorological features on reef fish recruitment in Hawai`i. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 463: 259-272.

  65. Stevenson, T. C. and B. N. Tissot. 2013. Evaluating Marine Protected Areas for Managing Marine Resource Conflict in Hawaii. Marine Policy. 39: 215-223

  66. Stevenson, T. C., B. N. Tissot and W. J. Walsh. 2013. Socioeconomic Consequences of Fishing Displacement from Marine Protected Areas in Hawaii. Biol. Conservation 160: 50-58

  67. Tissot, B. N. and S. Rooney. 2013. Benthic Habitats in Bering Sea Submarine Canyons. Marine Conservation Alliance, Technical Report. 53 pp.

  68. Maui Coral Reef Recovery Team. 2013. Ola Nā Papa i Mālama ‘Ia: A Practical Plan for the Technical and Cultural Restoration of Maui’s Coral Reefs. Maui Nui Marine Resource Council, Kahului, Maui. 100 pp. (one of 16 authors).

  69. Walsh, W., S. Cotton, C. Barnett, C. Couch, L. Preskitt, B. Tissot, and K. Osada-D’Avella. 2013. Long-term monitoring of coral reefs of the main Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources Technical Report. 97 pp.

  70. Calado, R., M. C. Leal, M. C.M. Vaz, C. Brown, R. Rosa, T. C. Stevenson, C. H. Cooper, B. N. Tissot, Y. Li, D. J. Thornhill. 2014. Caught in the Act: how the U.S. Lacey Act can hamper the fight against cyanide fishing in tropical coral reefs. Conservation Letters DOI: 10.1111/conl.12088.

  71. Stevenson, T. C. and B. N. Tissot. 2014. Current trends in the analysis of marine resource co-management arrangements in coral reef ecosystems: a social-ecological systems perspective. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 7: 134-139.

  72. Carr, M. H., K. J. Nielsen, J. Prince, P. Raimondi, S. Schroeter and B. N. Tissot. 2014. Scientific and Technical Review of the Survey Design and Methods Used by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to Estimate Red Abalone (Haliotis rufescens) Density. California Ocean Science Trust Technical Report. 49 pp.

  73. Grorud-Colvert, K., Claudet, J., Tissot, B. N., Caselle, J., Carr, M. H., Day, J. C., Friedlander A. M., Lester, S. E. Lison de Loma, T. Malone, D., and W. J. Walsh. 2014. Marine protected area networks: assessing whether the whole is greater than the sum of its parts? PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102298

  74. Friedlander, A. M, K. A. Stamoulis, J. N. Kittinger, J. Drazen and B. N. Tissot. 2014. Understanding the scale of marine protection in Hawai‘i: from community-based management to the remote northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument. Adv. Mar. Biol. Chapter 5, in: Johnson, M L. and J. Sandell (eds). Marine Managed Areas and fisheries. Vo. 69. pp. 153-204.

  75. Munday, E.S., Tissot, B. N., Heidel, J.R., Miller-Morgan, T. 2015. Effects of venting and decompression on mortality and sublethal effects in yellow tangs caught for the aquarium trade. PeerJ 756.

  76. Owen, B., B. Tissot, and D. L. Leighton. 2015. Abalone without holes: a photo iconography and study of a rare morphological variant of Haliotis (Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda). The Festivus 47(2): 125-135.

  77. Kane, C, N. and B. N. Tissot. 2017. Trophic designation and live coral cover predict changes in reef-fish community structure along a shallow to mesophotic gradient in Hawaii. Coral Reefs doi:10.1007/s00338-017-1581-x

  78. Bjorkstedt, E., M. García-Reyes, M. Losekoot, W. Sydeman, J. Largier, B. Tissot. 2017. Oceanographic context for baseline characterization and future evaluation of MPAs along California's North Coast. Technical report to California Sea Grant for Projects R/MPA‐31A, R/MPA‐31B, and R/MPA‐31C. 88 pp.

  79. Cope, J., Raimondi, P., Fay, G., Jiao, Y., Nielsen, K., Tissot, B., and White, W. 2018. Final report of the scientific and technical review panel: Scientific peer review of proposed recreational red abalone management strategies. California Ocean Science Trust, Oakland, CA. October, 2018.