Guerra AS, Bui A, Klope M, Orr DA, Shaffer SA, Young HS  (in review) Leaving more than footprints: anthropogenic nutrient subsidies to a protected area. Ecosphere


Guerra AS, McCauley DJ, Lecchini D, Caselle JE (2022) Shoaling behavior of coral reef fishes varies between two islands with different predator abundance. Marine Ecology Progress Series 690: 133-145.


Williams MA, Faiad S, Claar DC, French B, Leslie KL, Oven E, Guerra AS, Micheli F, Zgliczynski BJ, Haupt AJ, Sandin SA, Wood CL (2022) Life history mediates the association between parasite abundance and geographic features. Journal of Animal Ecology 91: 996–1009.


Guerra AS, Kao AB, McCauley DJ, Berdahl AM (2020) Fisheries-induced selection against schooling behaviour in marine fishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 287 (1935).


Bertucci F, Maratrat K, Berthe C, Besson M, Guerra AS, Raick X, ... & Parmentier E (2020) Local sonic activity reveals potential partitioning in a coral reef fish community. Oecologia, 193: 125–134.


Gache C, Bertucci F, Guerra AS, Calandra M, Berr T, Lafaye J, Jorissen H, Nugues M, Cossy J, Lecchini D (2019) Effects of Asparagopsis taxiformis metabolites on the feeding behavior of post-larval Acanthurus triostegus. Journal of Fish Biology, 95 (5):1355-1358.


Guerra AS (2019) Wolves of the sea: managing human-wildlife conflict in an increasingly tense ocean. Marine Policy, 99: 369-373.


Garnier Y, Jacob H, Guerra AS, Bertucci F, Lecchini D (2019) Evaluation of microplastic ingestion by tropical fish from Moorea Island, French Polynesia. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 140: 164-170.


Wood CL, Zgliczynski BJ, Haupt AJ, Guerra AS, Micheli F, Sandin SA (2018) Human impacts decouple a fundamental ecological relationship ­– The positive association between host diversity and parasite diversity. Global Change Biology, 24 (8): 3666-3679.


Guerra AS, Madigan DJ, Love M and McCauley DJ. (2017) The worth of giants: The consumptive and non-consumptive use value of the giant sea bass (Stereolepis gigas). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 28 (2): 296-304.


Young HS, Parker IM, Gilbert, GS, Guerra AS, and Nunn CL. (2016) Introduced species, disease ecology and biodiversity-disease relationships. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 32 (1):41-54.


Guerra AS, Eckerlin RP, Durden LA, Dowling APG, Robbins RG, Dittmar K, Helgen KM, Agwanda B, Allan B, Hedlund T, and Young HS. (2016) Host-parasite associations in small mammal communities in semiarid savanna ecosystems of East Africa. Journal of Medical Entomology, 53 (4): 851–860.


Guerra AS, Micheli F, and Wood CL (2016) Ecology of a Vulnerable Shorebird across a Gradient of Habitat Alteration: Bristle-thighed Curlews (Numenius tahitiensis) (Aves: Charadriiformes) on Palmyra Atoll. Pacific Science, 70 (2): 159-174.


Wood CL, Sandin S, Zgliczynski B, Guerra AS, and Micheli F (2014) Fishing drives declines in fish parasite diversity and has variable effects on parasite abundance. Ecology, 95 (7): 1929-1946.



Guerra AS (2017) Scientific justification for existence and scale of the Pacific Marine National Monuments. Review prepared for: Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy, The PEW Charitable Trusts.



EEMB UCSB Graduate Student Symposium, Santa Barbara, CA. 2020. A gull stole my French fry: seabird foraging strategies and nutrient deposition.

Worster Award Symposium, Santa Barbara, CA. 2019.  Following fish schools on coral reefs.

            *talk given with undergraduate mentee: Elizabeth Jahn


Western Society of Naturalists Conference, Tacoma, WA. 2018. Seabird spatial subsidies: Nutrient deposition on coastal islands by a generalist seabird.

*Honorable Mention Rafe Sagarin Award in Observational Ecology

Giant Sea Bass Symposium, Long Beach, CA. 2017. The worth of giants: Putting a price on an endangered fish.

Western Society of Naturalists Conference, Monterey, CA. 2016. The worth of giants: Putting a price on an endangered fish.

*Honorable Mention Mia Tegner Award in Applied Ecology/Conservation Biology

Tall Ships America Conference, San Diego, CA. 2014. Coral reef ecology on Stanford @ SEA.


Gordon Research Conference: Predator-Prey Interactions, Ventura, CA. 2020. Risk effects and the behavioral ecology of a socially versatile reef fish.

Western Society of Naturalists Conference, Oxnard, CA. 2013. The ecology of Bristle-thighed Curlews (Numenius tahitiensis) on Palmyra Atoll.


Symposium of Undergraduate Research and Public Service. Stanford University, Stanford, CA. 2013. The ecology of Bristle-thighed Curlews on Palmyra Atoll