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Journal Articles

ORCID 0000-0002-7069-7152   ||   ResearcherID C-4709-2013   ||   kevin chi-ming weng   ||     google scholar citations

42. Stamoulis, K. A., Harvey, E. S., Friedlander, A. M., Williams, I. D., Weng, K. C., Wiggins, C., Wagner, G. W., and Conklin, E. J., 2019, Flight behavior of targeted fishes depends on variables other than fishing: Ecological Indicators, v. 96, p. 579-590.

41. Powell, B. D., Zhou, G., Crear, D. P., Weng, K. C., and Deconinck, W., 2019, Turning Detection in Sandbar Sharks Through Accelerometer Data, in Shen, S., Lin, X., and Zhang, K., eds., Encyclopedia of Wireless Networks, Springer.

40. Harrison, A.-L., Costa, D. P., Winship, A. J., Benson, S. R., Bograd, S. J., Antolos, M., Carlisle, A. B., Dewar, H., Dutton, P. H., Jorgensen, S. J., Kohin, S., Mate, B. R., Robinson, P. W., Schaefer, K. M., Shaffer, S. A., Shillinger, G. L., Simmons, S. E., Weng, K. C., Gjerde, K. M., and Block, B. A., 2018, The political biogeography of migratory marine predators: Nature Ecology & Evolution, v. 2, no. 10, p. 1571-1578.

39. Papastamatiou, Y. P., Watanabe, Y. Y., Demšar, U., Leos-Barajas, V., Bradley, D., Langrock, R., Weng, K., Lowe, C. G., Friedlander, A. M., and Caselle, J. E., 2018, Activity seascapes highlight central place foraging strategies in marine predators that never stop swimming: Movement Ecology, v. 6, no. 1, p. 9.

38. Stephen R. Scherrer, Brendan P. Rideout, Giacomo Giorli, Eva-Marie Nosal, Kevin C. Weng (2018) Depth- and range-dependent variation in the performance of aquatic telemetry systems: understanding and predicting the susceptibility of acoustic tag–receiver pairs to close proximity detection interference. PeerJ

37. Huveneers, C., Apps, K., Becerril-García, E. E., Bruce, B., Butcher, P. A., Carlisle, A. B., Chapple, T. K., Christiansen, H. M., Cliff, G., Curtis, T. H., Daly-Engel, T. S., Dewar, H., Dicken, M. L., Domeier, M. L., Duffy, C. A. J., Ford, R., Francis, M. P., French, G. C. A., Galván-Magaña, F., García-Rodríguez, E., Gennari, E., Graham, B., Hayden, B., Hoyos-Padilla, E. M., Hussey, N. E., Jewell, O. J. D., Jorgensen, S. J., Kock, A. A., Lowe, C. G., Lyons, K., Meyer, L., Oelofse, G., Oñate-González, E. C., Oosthuizen, H., O’Sullivan, J. B., Ramm, K., Skomal, G., Sloan, S., Smale, M. J., Sosa-Nishizaki, O., Sperone, E., Tamburin, E., Towner, A. V., Wcisel, M. A., Weng, K. C., and Werry, J. M., 2018, Future Research Directions on the “Elusive” White Shark, v. 5, no. 455.

36. Yannis P. Papastamatiou, Thomas W. Bodey, Alan Friedlander, Christopher Lowe, Darcy Bradley, Kevin Weng, Tori Priestley, Jenn Caselle (accepted) Spatial separation without territoriality in shark communities. Oikos  Manuscript ID OIK-04289.R2

35. Daniel J. Madigan, Zofia Baumann, Owyn E. Snodgrass, Heidi Dewar, Michelle Berman-Kowalewski, Kevin C. Weng, Jun Nishikawa, Peter H. Dutton & Nicholas S. Fisher. 2017. Assessing Fukushima-derived radiocesium in migratory Pacific predators.  Environmental Science & Technology 51 (16), 8962–8971 DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b00680 

34. Hobday, A.J., Arrizabalaga, H., Evans, K., Scales, K.L., Senina, I., Weng, K.C., 2017. International collaboration and comparative research on ocean top predators under CLIOTOP. Deep Sea Research II 140, 1-8.

33. Thys, Tierney M., Alex R. Hearn, Kevin C. Weng, John P. Ryan, and César Peñaherrera-Palma. Satellite Tracking and Site Fidelity of Short Ocean Sunfish, Mola ramsayi, in the Galapagos Islands. Journal of Marine Biology 2017 (2017).

32.  Thys, T., Ryan, J.P., Weng, K.C., Erdmann, M., Tresnati, J., 2016. Tracking a Marine Ecotourism Star: Movements of the Short Ocean Sunfish Mola ramsayi in Nusa Penida, Bali, Indonesia. Journal of Marine Biology 2016, 6.

31.  Vaudo JJ, Wetherbee BM, Wood AD, Weng K, Howey-Jordan LA, Harvey GM, Shivji MS 2016. Vertical movements of shortfin mako sharks Isurus oxyrinchus in the western North Atlantic Ocean are strongly influenced by temperature Marine Ecology Progress Series 547:163-175  doi:10.3354/meps11646

30. Thys, T. M., Ryan, J. P., Dewar, H., Perle, C. R., Lyons, K., O'Sullivan, J., Farwell, C., Howard, M. J., Weng, K. C., Lavaniegos, B. E., Gaxiola-Castro, G., Miranda Bojorquez, L. E., Hazen, E. L., and Bograd, S. J., 2015, Ecology of the Ocean Sunfish, Mola mola, in the southern California Current System: Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, v. 471, p. 64-76.

29. Papastamatiou, Y. P., Watanabe, Y. Y., Bradley, D., Dee, L. E., Weng, K., Lowe, C. G., and Caselle, J. E., 2015, Drivers of Daily Routines in an Ectothermic Marine Predator: Hunt Warm, Rest Warmer?: PLoS ONE, v. 10, no. 6, p. e0127807.

28. Weng, K.C., Pedersen, M. W., Del Raye, G., Caselle, J. E., and Gray, A. E., Umbrella species in marine systems: using the endangered humphead wrasse to conserve coral reefs. Endangered Species Research, 2015. 27: p. 251-263.   DOI 10.3354/esr00663

27.  Alistair J. Hobday, Haritz Arrizabalaga, Karen Evans, Simon Nicol, Jock W. Young, Kevin C. Weng. 2015. Impacts of climate change on marine top predators: advances and future challenges.  Deep Sea Research II. 113: 1-8.

26. Del Raye, G and Weng, K. 2015. Using Aerobic Scope to Model Interacting Effects of Ocean Acidification, Warming, and Deoxygenation on Marine Fish. Deep Sea Research II. 113: 280–290. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.01.014

25. Alistair J. Hobday, Johann D. Bell, Timothée R. Cook, Maria A. Gasalla, Kevin C. Weng. 2015. Reconciling conflicts in pelagic fisheries under climate change. Deep Sea Research II.  113: 291–300.  doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.10.024

24. Kevin C. Weng, Simon Nicol, Alistair J. Hobday. 2015. Fishery Management, Development and Food Security in the Western and Central Pacific in the Context of Climate Change Deep-Sea Research II. 113: 301–311   doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.10.025

23. Comfort, C, Weng, K. 2015. Vertical habitat and behaviour of the bluntnose sixgill shark in Hawaii. Deep Sea Research II. 115:116-126

22. Pedersen, M. W., Burgess, G., Weng, K. C. (2014), A quantitative approach to static sensor network design. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 5, 1043–1051. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12255

21. Burgess, G. H., Bruce, B. D., Cailliet, G. M., Goldman, K. J., Grubbs, R. D., Lowe, C. G., MacNeil, M. A., Mollet, H. F., Weng, K. C., and O'Sullivan, J. B., 2014, A Re-Evaluation of the Size of the White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) Population off California, USA: PLoS ONE, v. 9, no. 6, p. e98078.

20. Weng, K. 2013. A pilot study of deepwater fish movement with respect to marine reserves. Animal Biotelemetry 1:17. doi:10.1186/2050-3385-1-17

19. Kady Lyons, Erica T. Jarvis, Salvador Jorgensen, Kevin Weng, John O’Sullivan, Chuck Winkler, Christopher G. Lowe. 2013. The degree and result of gillnet fishery interactions with juvenile white sharks in southern California assessed by fishery-independent and -dependent methods. Fisheries Research 147. 

18.Pedersen, M and Weng, K. 2013. Estimating individual animal movement from observation networks. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 4:920–929,  doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12086.   movie and supplement

17. Tierney Thys, Jon Whitney, Alex Hearn, Kevin Weng, Cesar Peñaherrera, Laith Jawad, Joanna Alfaro-Shigueto, Jeffrey C. Mangel and Steve A. Karl. 2013. First record of the southern ocean sunfish, Mola ramsayi, in the Galápagos Marine Reserve. Marine Biodiversity Records doi:10.1017/S1755267213000377; Vol. 6; e70; 2013

16. Weng, K, Honebrink, R, 2013. Occurrence of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) in Hawaiian waters. Journal of Marine Biology, Volume 2013, Article ID 598745  Supplementary material

15. Hobday, A. J., Young, J. W., Abe, O., Costa, D. P., Cowen, R. K., Evans, K., Gasalla, M. A., Kloser, R., Maury, O. & Weng, K. C. 2013. Climate Impacts and Oceanic Top Predators: Moving from impacts to adaptation in oceanic systems. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. DOI 10.1007/s11160-013-9311-0

14. Croll, D, K Newton, K Weng, F Galvan-Magna, & J OSullivan, 2012. Movement and habitat use by the spine-tail devil ray in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series. Vol. 465: 193–200, doi: 10.3354/meps09900

13. H. Dewar, T. Thys, S.L.H. Teo, C. Farwell, J. O'Sullivan, T. Tobayama, M. Soichi, T. Nakatsubo, Y. Kondo, Y. Okada, D.J. Lindsay, G.C. Hays, A. Walli, K. Weng, J.T. Streelman, S.A. Karl. 2010. Satellite tracking the world's largest jelly predator, the ocean sunfish, Mola mola, in the Western Pacific. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. DOI 10.1016/j.jembe.2010.06.023

12. Weng, K, M Stokesbury, A Boustany, S Teo, S Miller, B Block 2009. Habitat and behavior of yellowfin tuna in the Gulf of Mexico determined using pop-up satellite archival tags. Journal of Fish Biology 74: 1434-1449

11. Weng, KC, D Foley, J Ganong, C Perle, G Shillinger, B Block. 2008. Migration of a high trophic level predator between distant ecoregions. Marine Ecology Progress Series 372: 253-264, doi: 10.3354/meps07706. SUPPLEMENT 

10. Weng K, Boustany A, Pyle P, Anderson S, Brown A, Block B. 2007. Migration and habitat of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Marine Biology 152: 877-894 DOI 10.1007/s00227-007-0739-4. SUPPLEMENT

9. Weng, K, J OSullivan, C Lowe, C Winkler, H Dewar, B Block 2007. Movement, behavior and habitat of juvenile white sharks in the eastern Pacific as revealed by electronic tags. Marine Ecology Progress Series 338: 211-224

8. Teo SLH, Boustany A, Dewar H, Stokesbury MJW, Weng KC, Beemer S, Seitz AC, Farwell CJ, Prince ED, Block BA, 2007. Annual migrations, diving behavior, and thermal biology of Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus, on their Gulf of Mexico breeding grounds. Marine Biology 151: 1-18 

7. Stevenson, C, L Katz, F Micheli, B Block, K Heiman, C Perle, K Weng, R Dunbar and J Witting, 2007. High apex predator biomass on remote Pacific islands. Coral Reefs 26: 47-51 DOI 10.1007/s00338-006-0158-x

6. Weng, KC, PC Castilho, JM Morrissette, A Landiera, DB Holts, RJ Schallert, KJ Goldman and BA Block, 2005. Satellite tagging and cardiac physiology reveal niche expansion in salmon sharks. Science 310: 104-106. SUPPLEMENT

5. Block, BA, SLH Teo, A Walli, A Boustany, MJW Stokesbury, CJ Farwell, KC Weng, H Dewar, and TD Williams, 2005. Electronic tagging and population structure of Atlantic bluefin tuna. Nature 434: 1121-1127

4. Weng, K and B Block. 2004. Diel vertical migration of the bigeye thresher shark (Alopias superciliosus), a species possessing orbital retia mirabilia. Fishery Bulletin 102: 221-229

3. Teo, S, A Boustany, S Blackwell, A Walli, K Weng, B Block, 2004. Validation of geolocation estimates based on light level and sea surface temperature from electronic tags. Marine Ecology Progress Series 283: 81-98

2. Seitz, A, K Weng, A Boustany, and B Block, 2002. Behavior of a sharptail mola in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Fish Biology 60: 1597-1602

1. Block, B. A., Boustany, A., Teo, S., Walli, A., Farwell, C. J., Williams, T., Prince, E. D., Stokesbury, M., Dewar, H., Seitz, A. & Weng, K. (2002). Distribution Of Western Tagged Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Determined From Archival And Pop-Up Satellite Tags. Col. Vol. Sci. Pap. ICCAT 55, 1127-1139. 

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Book Chapters 

Weng K, OSullivan J, Lowe C, Winkler C, Blasius M, Loke-Smith K, Sippel T, Ezcurra J, Jorgensen S, Murray M. 2012. Back to the wild: release of juvenile white sharks from the Monterey Bay Aquarium. In: Global Perspectives on the Biology and Life History of the Great White Shark, ed. Michael L. Domeier, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL

Boustany A, Weng K, Anderson S, Pyle P, Block B. 2008. White Shark Movements in the North Pacific Pelagic Ecosystem. In: Camhi M, Pikitch EK, Babcock EA (eds) Sharks of the Open Ocean. Blackwell, Oxford 

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Weng, K. 2007. Migration and habitat utilization in lamnid sharks. PhD Thesis, Stanford University. 216 pp.

Weng, K. 1999. Analysis of the Fisheries for Two Pelagic Carangids in Hawaii. MSc Thesis, University of Hawaii at Manoa. 78 pp.