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  • Castillo KD, Ries JB, Westfield IT, Weiss JM, Bruno JF. Ocean warming poses more immediate threat than acidification to corals (accepted: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences)

  • Vogt R, Fieseler C, Habegger L, Castillo KD, Vu I, Anton A, Wilson K, Reynolds P, Buno J. Survey of Belize's marine reserves reveals no measureable effects on protection of grazers, macroalgae, and and coral recruits. (submitted: PLoS ONE)

  • Kenkel C, Sheridan C, Leal M, Bhagooli R, Castillo KD, Kurata N, McGinty E, Goulet T, Matz M. Diagnostic gene expression biomarkers of coral thermal stress (submitted: Molecular Ecology Resources)

  • Cox CE, Jones CD, Wares JP, Castillo KD,  McField M, Bruno JF (2012), Genetic testing reveals some mislabeling but general compliance with a ban on herbivorous fish harvesting in Belize. Conservation Letters 6: 132-140

  • Castillo KD, Ries JB, Weiss JM, Lima FP (2012). Decline of forereef corals in response to recent warming linked to history of thermal exposure. Nature Climate Change 2: 756-760

  • Castillo KD, Ries JB, Weiss JM (2011). Declining coral skeletal extension for forereef colonies of Sidereastrea siderea on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, southern Belize. PloS ONE 6: e14615: 1-12

  • Castillo KD, Lima FP (2010). Comparison of in situ and satellite-derived (MODIS Terra/Aqua) methods of assessing temperature on coral reefs. Limnology and Oceanography : Methods 8: 107- 117

  • Castillo KD, Helmuth BST (2005). Influence of thermal history on the response of Monstastraea annularis to short-term temeprature exposure. Marine Biology 148: 261-270

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