California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Fishery Independent and Dependent Datasets and Associated Metadata from Northern and Central California, 1958-2006

Refugia Products: Online Resources

In: The California Environmental Information Catalog
ceres.ca.gov/catalog/ (type "VENTRESCA" in search window)

CDFW - Life History Database: Biological Characteristics of Nearshore Fishes of California
www.dfg.ca.gov/marine/lifehistory.asp

Cencal Spearfish Competition Monitoring Data, 1958-ongoing
ftp://ftp.dfg.ca.gov/R7_MR/CONSUMPTIVE/RefugiaData/cencal1.3.zip

Kvitek's Big Creek Bottom Maps and Boat
seafloor.csumb.edu/images/Boat/VenTresca.html

Refugia Hook-and-line Survey Cruises in Central California, 1978-1998
Overview
www.mbnms-simon.org/sections/fisheries/project_info.php?pid=100309&sec=f
Complete report
ftp://ftp.dfg.ca.gov/R7_MR/CONSUMPTIVE/RefugiaData/FHL_DB.zip

Monterey Recreational Creel Survey, 1981-2000
ftp://ftp.dfg.ca.gov/R7_MR/CONSUMPTIVE/RefugiaData/

Big Creek Commercial Small Skiff Creel Survey, 1997-2001
ftp://ftp.dfg.ca.gov/R7_MR/CONSUMPTIVE/RefugiaData/SKiff_v5.zip

Fishery independent and dependent datasets and associated metadata collected by the Department of Fish and Game, Refugia Study in northern and central California, 1958-2006
ftp://ftp.dfg.ca.gov/R7_MR/CONSUMPTIVE/RefugiaData/FISH.zip

Refugia Products: Publications and In-House Reports

Miller, D. J., D. W. Gotshall and R. Nitsos. 1965. A field guide to some common ocean sport fishes of California. Calif. Dept. Fish and Game MRO. Second Revision April 1965 (Parts I and II combined).

Lea, R.N. l965. A Lahontan redside, Richardsonius egregius (Girard), lacking pelvic fins. California Fish and Game, 5l(4):300.

Miller, D.J. and D.W. Gotshall. 1965. Ocean sportfish catch and effort from Oregon to Point Arguello, California July 1, 1957-June 30, 1961. Calif. Dept. Fish and Game Fish Bull. 130:135 pp.

Miller, D. J., M.W. Odemar and D. W. Gotshall. 1967. Life history and catch analysis of the blue rockfish, Sebastes mystinus, off central California, 1961-1965. Calif. Dept. Fish and Game MRO Ref., (67-14):1-130.

Lea, R.N. l967. Observations on the food habits of adult black crappie in a California lake. Ichthyologica, The Aquarium Journal 39(2):93-94.

Miller, D. J. and M.W. Odemar. 1968. Ocean sportfish catch and effort from the Golden Gate to Yankee Point, Monterey County. California for the year 1966. Calif. Dept. Fish and Game MRO Ref., (68-15):1-70.

Lea, R.N. l970. Review of Fitch, John E. and Robert J. Lavenberg. l968. Deep-water Teleostean Fishes of California. University of California Press. l55 p. In California Fish and Game, 56(l):72-73.

Lea, R.N. l972. Southern geographical records for four surfperches, family Embiotocidae, with notes on a population resurgence of the sharpnose seaperch. California Fish and Game, 58(l):27-3l.

Lea R.N., and J.E. Fitch. l972. Sebastes rufinanus, a new scorpaenid fish from California waters. Copeia, l972 (3):423-427.

Miller, D. J. and R. N. Lea. 1972. Guide to the coastal marine fishes of California. Calif. Dept. of Fish and Game Fish Bull.157: 249pp.

Gotshall, D.W., R.N. Lea, and L.L. Laurent. l973. Proposed nuclear power plant site is given ecological study. Oceanic Abstracts, l0(5):5-7.

Lea, R.N. l973. First record of the smooth alligatorfish, Anoplagonus inermis (Family Agonidae), from California waters. California Fish and Game, 59(2):l42-l44.

Miller, D. J. and J. J. Geibel. 1973. Summary of blue rockfish and lingcod life histories; a reef ecology study; and giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera, experiments in Monterey Bay, California. Calif. Dept. of Fish and Game Fish Bull. 158: 137pp.

Miller, D. J., J. J. Geibel and J. Houk. 1974. Results of the 1972 skindiving assessment survey, Pismo Beach to Oregon. Calif. Dept. Fish and Game. Mar. Res. Tech. Rept. 23:1-89.

Lea, R.N. l974. First record of Puget Sound sculpin, Artedius meanyi, from California. Journal Fisheries Research Board Canada, 31(7):1242-1243.

Knaggs, E.H., J.S. Sunada, and R.N. Lea. l975. Notes on some fishes collected off the outer coast of Baja California. California Fish and Game, 61(1):56-59.

Robins, C.R. and R.N. Lea. l975. Proposed suppression of Rhiniodon Smith, 1828 (Pisces) in favor of Rhincodon Smith, l829, as the generic name of the whale shark. Bulletin Zoological Nomenclature,32(3):l63-l67.

Robins, C.R., and R.N. Lea. l976. Proposed suppression of Xiphiurus Smith, l847, in favor of Genypterus Philippi, l857 (Pisces, Ophidiidae). Bulletin Zoological Nomenclature, 33(2):90-93.

Miller, D.J., and R.N. Lea. l976. Guide to the coastal marine fishes of California, Fish Bulletin Number l57. University of California, Division of Ag. Sciences, 249 p.

Cailliet, G.M., and R.N. Lea. l977. Abundance of the "rare" zoarcid, Maynea californica Gilbert, 1915, in the Monterey Canyon, Monterey Bay, California. California Fish and Game, 63(4):253-26l.

Houk, J.L., K. McCleneghan, and R.N. Lea. l977. Effects of canopy removal on juvenile rockfishes in Macrocystis pyrifera beds. Journal of Phycology, l3 (supplement to): 3l [abstract].

Robins, C.R. and R.N. Lea. 1978. Fishes of the family Ophidiidae. IX. Analysis of geographic variation in Lepophidium microlepis with descriptions of two new subspecies. Bulletin Marine Science, 28(4):7l6-727.

Lea, R.N., and J.E. Fitch. l979. A new species of rockfish, genus Sebastes (Scorpaenidae), from the eastern North Pacific off Mexico and California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum Los Angeles County. 320:1-7.

Lea, R.N. l980. Review of Somerton, David and Craig Murray. l976. Field guide to the fish of Puget Sound and the Northwest Coast. University of Washington Press. 70 p. In California Fish and Game, 66(2):l26-l27.

Gotshall, D.W., A.W. Ebeling, R.N. Lea, and K. McCleneghan (C2 MESS - Nekton Committee). 1980. Guidelines for marine ecological surveys: nekton. California Sea Grant, 12 p.

Lea, R.N. 1980. Systematics and zoogeography of cusk-eels of the family Ophidiidae, subfamily Ophidiinae, from the eastern Pacific Ocean. Dissertation Abstracts Internat., 41(4).

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea, and W.B. Scott. 1980. A list of common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. American Fisheries Society, Spec. Publ. No. 12, 174 p.

Lea, R.N. and L.J. Dempster. 1982. Status and nomenclatural history of Agonus vulsus Jordan and Gilbert, l880 (Pisces - Family Agonidae). California Fish and Game, 68(4):249-252.

Lea, R.N. 1983. Sebastodes atrorubens Gilbert, l898, a junior synonym of Sebastes atrovirens (Jordan and Gilbert, l880), with notes on individual variation in the species. Bulletin Southern California Academy of Sciences, 82(3):147-149.

Lea, R.N. 1983. Current approaches to and problems with rockfish systematics. Proceedings 1983 Groundfish Workshop. Monterey, California [abstract].

VenTresca, D.A., R.N. Lea, and R.D. McAllister. 1983. Movement of tagged rockfishes along the central California coast. Proceedings 1983 Groundfish Workshop. Monterey, California [abstract].

Lea, R.N. and D.J. Miller. 1983. Shark attacks off the California and Oregon coast: an update. [abstract no. 66]. Annual meeting of the Southern California Academy of Sciences. May 6-7, 1983. California State University, Fullerton. [abstract]. 43.

Lea, R.N., T. Keating, G. Van Dykhuizen, P.B. Lehtonen. 1984. Records of goosefishes (Family: Lophiidae, genus Lophiodes) from Californian waters. California Fish and Game, 70(4):250-251.

Lea, R.N. 1984. Biological evidence of the 1982-83 El Nio off California. California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations, 1984 conference. Idyllwild, California [abstract].

VenTresca, D.A. and R.N. Lea. 1984. Feasibility of zonal management (research) - delineation of nearshore sportfish stocks. Annual Job Performance Report Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act (Project Number:DJ-625-17:VII-2) July 1, 1983-June 30, 1984.

Lea, R.N. and M. Vojkovich. 1985. Record of the Pacific burrfish from southern California. Bulletin Southern California Academy of Sciences, 84(1):46-47.

Lea, R.N. and D.J. Miller. 1985. Shark attacks off the California and Oregon coasts: an update, 1980-84. Memoirs Southern California Academy of Sciences, 9:136-150.

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea, and W.B. Scott. 1986. Names of the Atlantic redfishes, genus Sebastes. Fisheries, 11(1):28-29.

Lea, R.N. and L.F. Quirollo. 1986. First record of Hemitripterus bolini, the bigmouth sculpin, from Californian waters. California Fish and Game, 72(2):117-119.

Yoshiyama, R.M., C. Sassaman, and R.N. Lea. 1986. Rocky intertidal fish communities of California: temporal and spatial variation. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 17(1):23-40.

Lea, R.N. and R.H. Rosenblatt. 1987. Occurrence of the family Notacanthidae (Pisces) from marine waters of California. California Fish and Game, 73(1):51-53.

Lea, R.N. 1987. Pacific coast shark attacks: What is the danger? Proceedings from: Sharks - An inquiry into biology, behavior, fisheries, and use. Oregon State University Extension Service, Portland, Oregon. 13-15 October 1985. [abstract].

Lea, R.N. 1987. On the second record of Barbourisia rufa, the velvet whalefish, from California. California Fish and Game, 73(2):124.

Yoshiyama, R.M., C. Sassaman, and R.N. Lea. 1987. Species composition of rocky intertidal and subtidal fish assemblages in central and northern California, British Columbia-southeast Alaska. Bulletin Southern California Academy of Sciences, 86(3):136-144.

Lea, R.N., C.C. Swift, and R.J. Lavenberg. 1988. Records of Mugil curema Valenciennes, the white mullet, from southern California. Bulletin Southern California Academy of Sciences, 87(1):31-34.

Lea, R.N. and W.E. Eschmeyer. 1988. Scorpaenichthys marmoratus Girard, 1854 (Pisces, Osteichthyes, Scorpaeniformes): proposed conservation of the specific name and confirmation of authorship. Bulletin ZoologicalNomenclature, 45(2):132-134.

Lea, R.N. 1988. Family Himantolophidae added to the ichthyofauna of the temperate eastern North Pacific. California Fish and Game, 74(3):180-182.

Lea, R.N., J.M. Duffy, and K.E. Wilson. 1989. The Cortez angelfish, Pomacanthus zonipectus, recorded from southern California. California Fish and Game, 75(1):45-47.

Lea, R.N., Konstantin A. Karpov, and Lawrence F. Quirollo. 1989. Record of the roughscale sole, Clidoderma asperrimum, from northern California with a note on the Pacific lined sole, Achirus mazatlanus. California Fish and Game, 75(4):239- 241.

Pattison, C.A. and R.D. McAllister. 1990. Age Determination of California Halibut, Paralichthys californicus. Dept. of Fish and Game Fish Bull. 174: 207pp.

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea, and W.B. Scott. 1991. Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada. 5th edition. American Fisheries Society, Spec. Publ. No.20, 183 p.

Lea, R.N. and L. Fukuhara. 1991. The gulf coney, Epinephelus acanthistius, from the marine waters of southern California. Bull. So. Calif. Acad. Sci., 90(2):80-82.

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea, and W.B. Scott. 1991. World Fishes Important to North Americans Exclusive of Species from the Continental Waters of the United States and Canada. American Fisheries Society, Spec. Publ. No. 21, 243 p.

Lea, R.N. 1992. Rockfishes: Overview. p. 114 to 117 (incl. Table). In W. S. Leet, C. M Dewees, and C. W. Haugen [ed.] California's Living Marine Resources and Their Utilization. California Sea Grant, Sea Grant Extension Publ. UCSGEP-92-12.

Lea, R.N. and R.H. Rosenblatt. 1992 [1993]. The Cortez grunt (Haemulon flaviguttatum) recorded from two embayments in southern California. California Fish and Game, 78(4):163-165.

Houk, J.L., J.E. Hardwick, and D.A. VenTresca. 1992. Use of the anesthetic metomidate hydrochloride as an aid in the open-water capture of young-of-the-year rockfish. Calif. Dept. Fish and Game, Admin. Rep. 92-1. 7p.

VenTresca, D.A. 1992, 1994, 2001. Vermilion rockfish. In: California's living marine resources and their utilization. (Ed. W.S. Leet, C.M. Dewees, and C.W. Haugen). pp. 123-124. Sea Grant Extention Publication 92-12.

Lea, R.N. 1993. Review of Kramer, Donald E. and Victoria M. O'Connell. 1988. Guide to Northeast Pacific Rockfishes Genera Sebastes and Sebastolobus. Alaska Sea Grant College Program. Marine Advisory Bulletin #25. vii+78 p. In Calif. Fish and Game, 79(2):87-88.

Reilly, R.N., D. Wilson-Vandenberg, D.L. Watters, J.E. Hardwick and D. Short. 1993. Onboard sampling of the rockfish and lingcod commercial passenger fishing vessel industry in northern and central California, May 1987 to December 1991. Calif. Depart. Fish and Game, Mar.Res.Div., Admin. Rep. No. 93-4:242 pp.

Lea, R.N. and F. McAlary. 1994. Occurrence of the swallow damselfish, Azurina hirundo, from islands off southern California. Bull. So. Calif. Acad. Sci., 93(1):42-44.

VenTresca, D.A., J.E. Hardwick, J.L. Houk, G.R. McCumber, E.M. Danner, B.T. Stephens. 1994. Artificial fish habitats as a tool for assessing settlement success of rockfishes. Bull. Mar. Sci. 55:1356-1357.

Lea, R.N. 1995. Ophidiidae, p. 1342-1348. In F. Krupp, W. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter, and V.H. Niem. Gua FAO para la identificacin de especies para los fines de la pesca. Pacifico centro-oriental. Vol. 3. Vertebrados - Parte 2. FAO, Rome. (Vol. 3: 1201-1813).

Lenarz, W.H., D.A. VenTresca, W.M. Graham, F.B. Schwing, and F. Chevez. 1995. Explorations of El Nios and associated biological population dynamics off central California. CalCOFI Rep. 36:106-119.

VenTresca, D.A., R.H. Parrish, J.L.Houk, M.L. Gingras, D.S. Short, and N.L. Crane. 1995. El Nio effects on the somatic and reproductive condition of blue rockfish, Sebastes mystinus. CalCOFI Rep. 36:167-174.

Gingras, M.L., D.A. VenTresca, and D.S. Short. 1996. A boat-mounted system to synoptically record vessel position and sea-surface temperature. Calif. Fish and Game, 82 (2):97-100.

Lea, R.N. 1996. Review of Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia. CSIRO, Australia. 612 p. In Chondros. 1995 (Winter). Vol. 6(4):6.

Lea, R.N. and H.J. Walker, Jr. 1995 [1996]. Record of the bigeye trevally, Caranx sexfasciatus, and Mexican lookdown, Selene brevoorti, with notes on other carangids from California. Calif. Fish and Game, 81(3):89-95.

McCosker, J.E. and R.N. Lea. 1996. White Shark Attacks in the Eastern Pacific Ocean: An Update and Analysis. Chapter 39, p. 419-434. In A. P. Klimley and D. G. Ainley [ed.] Great white sharks: The Biology of Carcharodon carcharias. Academic Press, Inc. San Diego.

VenTresca, D.A., J.L. Houk, M.J. Paddack, M.L. Gingras, N.L. Crane, and S.D. Short. 1996. Early life history studies of nearshore rockfishes and lingcod off central California, 1987-92. Mar. Res. Div. Admin. Rept. 96-4.

Lea, R.N. 1997 A new and unique ophidiine cusk-eel from the Panamic region of the eastern North Pacific. Bulletin of Marine Science, 60(3):960-965.

Love, M.S. and R.N. Lea. 1997. Range extension of the quillback rockfish, Sebastes maliger, to the Southern California Bight. Calif. Fish and Game, 83(2):78-83.

VenTresca, D.A., M.L. Gingras, J.Ugoretz, A. Voss, S. Blair, J. Plant, R. Hornady,C. Yoshiyama. 1997. The Potential of Marine Reserves to Enhance Nearshore Fisheries. Marine Protected Areas of California. UC Sea Grant Cooperative Extension Publication. Editor:D.A. McArdle. 113 p.

Ugoretz, J., D.A. VenTresca, C.A. Pattison, S.E. Blair, R.S. Hornady, J.N. Plant, and A.A. Voss. 1997. New Equipment For Performing Measured-Distance Diving Surveys. California Fish and Game. 83(4):168-170.

Gingras, M. L., D. A. VenTresca and R. H. McGonigal. 1998. In-Situ Videography Calibrated With 2 Parallel Lasers for Calculation of Fish Length. California Fish and Game. 84(1):36-39.

Gingras, M. L., D. A. VenTresca, M. D. Donnellan, and J. L. Fisher. 1998. First Observations of Vermilion Rockfish Courtship from a Harvest Refuge. California Fish and Game. 84(4):176-179.

Lea, R.N. 1998. The spotfin burrfish - An infrequent visitor. Tidelines [newsletter of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium], 18(1):8.

Nelson, J.S., E.J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Prez, C.R. Gilbert, R.N. Lea, and J.D. Williams. 1998. Recommended changes in common fish names: Pikeminnow to replace squawfish (Ptychocheilus spp.), Fisheries. 23(9):37.

Reilly, R.N., D. Wilson-Vandenberg, C.E. Wilson, and K.Mayer. 1998. Onboard sampling of the rockfish and lingcod commercial passenger fishing vessel industry in northern and central California, January through December 1995. Calif. Depart. Fish and Game, Mar.Res. Div., Admin. Rep. No. 98-1:110pp.

VenTresca, D.A., M.L. Gingras, J. Ugoretz, A. Voss, S. Blair, J. Plant, R. Hornady. 1998. The Potential of Marine Reserves to Enhance Fisheries. In:California and the World Oceans '97 - Conference Proceedings. Vol 1-400-411.

Lea, R.N. and P. Barez. 1999. Occurrence of Chilara taylori (Ophidiidae), an eastern North Pacific cusk-eel from Ecuadorian waters. Cybium. 23(1): 99-100.

Lea, R.N., R.D. McAllister, D.A.VenTresca. 1999. Biological Aspects of Nearshore Rockfishes of the Genus Sebastes with notes on ecologically related species. California Department of Fish and Game, Fish Bulletin 177. 109p.

Norton, J.G., C.S. Moore, F.B. Schwing, D. Husby, K. Baltz, H.Parker-Hall, D. VenTresca and D.M. Fernandez. 1999. Continuous high resolution shore station temperature and salinity data from Granite Canyon, California. NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS. NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-285.26P.

Cailliet G., E.J. Burton, J.M. Cope, L.A. Kerr, R.J. Larson, R.N. Lea, D. VenTresca, E. Knaggs. CD-ROM. 2000. Final Report: Biological Characteristics of Nearshore Fishes of California: A Review of Existing Knowledge and Proposed Additional Studies. Gladstone, OR.: Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission. www.dfg.ca.gov/marine/lifehistory.asp

Gilbert, C.R. Nelson, J. S., E. J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Perez, L. T. Findley, R. N. Lea, and J. D. Williams. 2000. Ceratichthys micropogon Cope, 1865 (currently Nocomis micropogon; Osteichthys, Cypriniformes): proposed conservation of usage of the specific name by designation of a neotype. Case 3162. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 57(4):214-217.

Gilbert, C. R., Nelson, J. S., E. J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Perez, L. T. Findley, R. N. Lea, and J. D. Williams. 2000. Holacanthus ciliaris bermudensis Goode, 1876 (currently Holacanthus bermudensis; Osteichthys, Perciformes): proposed conservation of usage of the subspecific specific name by the designation of a neotype. Case 3163. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 57(4):218-222.

Lea, R. N. and R. H. Rosenblatt. 2000. Observations on fishes associated with the 1997-98 El Nio off California. CalCOFI Reports, vol. 41:117-129.

VenTresca, D.A., B.C. Brady, M. Donnellan, J. Fisher, D. Flescher, B. Hornady, R. Iverson, H.King, S. Lucas, N. Maurer, and P. Reilly. 2000. Monterey sport skiff creel survey 1981-82, 1983-84, 1999. Calif. Dept. of Fish and Game Marine Life Management Progress Report.

Nelson, J. S., E. J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Prez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, R. N. Lea, and J. D. Williams. 2001. Recommended change in the common name for a marine fish: goliath grouper to replace jewfish (Epinephelus itajara). Fisheries 26(5):31.

Lea, R. N., E. D. Erikson, K. Boyle, and R. Given. 2001. Occurrence of the loosetooth parrotfish, Nicholsina denticulata (Scaridae), from Santa Catalina Island, California. Bull. So Calif. Acad. Sci. 100(3):167-169.

Nelson, J. S., E. J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Perez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, R. N. Lea, and J. D. Williams. 2002. When is a catfish not a catfish-U.S. legislation over a name. Fisheries. 27(2):38-40.

VenTresca, D.A., M.L. Gingras, M. Donnellan, J. Fisher. B. Brady, H. King and C. King. 2002. Project No. 8-BC-N (Part One). Potential of Marine Reserves to Enhance Nearshore Fisheries: Assessing Fish Populations in the Recently Established Big Creek Ecological Reserve. Project No. 8-BC-Extension (Part Two). Kelp Forest Fish Density Estimates from a priori Habitat-Stratified Random Sampling. Marine Ecological Reserves Research Program Research Results--1996-2001. CD-ROM. California Sea Grant College Program, La Jolla, California. www-csgc.ucsd.edu/PUBLICATIONS/announcemerrp.html

Starr, R.M., M.H. Carr, J. Caselle, J.A. Estes, C. Pomeroy, C. Syms, D.A. VenTresca, M.M. Yoklavich. 2002. A Review of the Ecological Effectiveness of Subtidal Marine Reserves in Central California. Part I & II. Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. www.sanctuaries.noaa.gov/special/special.html#series.

Huang, D., R. N. Lea, and J. Wolf. 2003. Occurrence of the bluefin killifish, Lucania goodei, in the San Dieguito River, southern California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences. 102(1):46-49.

Lea, R. N. and C. R. Robins. 2003. Four new species of the genus Ophidion (Pisces: Ophidiidae) from the western Atlantic. Scientific Papers, Natural History Museum the University of Kansas. No. 31:1-9.

Nelson, J. S., E. J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Perez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, R. N. Lea, and J. D. Williams. 2003. The "Names of Fishes" list, including recommended changes in fish names: Chinook salmon for chinook salmon, and Sander to replace Stizostedion for the sauger and walleye. Fisheries. July 2003.

Yoklavich, M., G. Cailliet, R. N. Lea, H, Gary Greene, R. Starr, J. Demarignac, and J. Field. 2003. Deepwater habitat and fish resources associated with the Big Creek Marine Ecological Reserve. CalCOFI Reports. Vol. 43:120-140.

Nelson, J. S., E. J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Prez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, R. N. Lea, and J. D. Williams. 2004. Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Sixth edition. American Fisheries Society, Special Publication No. 29.

Starr, R. M., M. H. Carr, J. Caselle, J. A. Estes, C. Syms, D. A. VenTresca, and M. M. Yoklavich. 2004 A Review of the Ecological Effectiveness of Subtidal Marine Reserves in Central California, Part II: Summary of Existing Marine Reserves in Central California and their Potential Benefits. Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series MSD-04-03. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Marine Sanctuaries Division, Silver Spring.

Hsieh, C-h, C. Reiss, W. Watson, M. J. Allen, J. R. Hunter, R. N. Lea, R. H. Rosenblatt, P. E. Smith, G. Sugihara. 2005. A comparison of long-term trends and variability in populations of larvae of exploited and unexploited fishes in the Southern California region: A community approach. Progress in Oceanography. 67:160-185.

Lea, R. N. and D. V. Richards. 2005. The scythe butterflyfish, Prognathodes falcifer (Pisces: Chaetodontidae), observed as a facultative cleaner. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences. 104(3):152-153.

Nelson, J. S., H. Espinosa-Prez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, R. N. Lea, N. E. Mandrak and J. D. Williams. 2006. Corrections to Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition. Fisheries 31(3):138-140.

Horn, M. H., L. G. Allen, and R. N. Lea. 2006. Chapter 1. Biogeography. In Ecology of Marine Fishes California and adjacent waters. University of California Press.

Craig, M. T., D. J. Pondella, II, and R. N. Lea. 2006. New records of the flag cabrilla, Epinephelus labriformis (Serranidae: Epinephelinae), from the Pacific coast of Baja California, Mexico, and San Diego, California, with notes on the distribution of other groupers in California. California Fish and Game. 92(2):91-97.

Nelson, J. S., H. Espinosa-Prez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, R. N. Lea, N. E. Mandrak and J. D. Williams. 2006. On the proposed reinstatement of the specific name of Sphyraena acus (Case 3297; see BZN 62(4):232-236). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 63(1).

McCosker, J. E. and R. N. Lea. 2006. White shark attacks upon humans in California and Oregon, 1993-2003. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, 57(17):479-501.

Nelson, J. S., H. Espinosa-Prez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, R. N. Lea, N. E. Mandrak and J. D. Williams. 2006. Corrections to 'Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico.' Copeia. 2006(3):559-562.

Feeney, R. F, R. N. Lea, S. Dyer, and S. Gietler. 2007. First record of the wolf-eel, (Anarrhichthys ocellatus (Pisces: Anarhichadidae), from Baja California, Mexico. California Fish and Game 93(1):52-55.

Roberts, D., R. N. Lea, K. L. M. Martin. 2007. First record of the occurrence of the California grunion, Leuresthes tenuis, in Tomales Bay, California: a northern extension of the species. California Fish and Game 93(2):107-110.

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