Hixon, M.A. 1979. Competition between California reef fishes: niche inclusion or coextension? Pages 170-178 in S.J. Lipovsky and C.A. Simenstad (eds.) Fish Food Habit Studies. Proc. 2nd Pacific Workshop, Washington Sea Grant, WSG-WO-79-1.
Hixon, M.A., and W.N. Brostoff. 1981. Fish grazing and community structure of Hawaiian reef algae. Proceedings of the 4th International Coral Reef Symposium 2:507-514. Marine Sciences Center, University of the Philippines; Quezon City, Philippines.
Hixon, M.A., and W.N. Brostoff. 1982. Differential fish grazing and benthic community structure on Hawaiian reefs. Pages 249-257 in G.M. Cailliet and C.A. Simenstad (eds.) Fish Food Habit Studies. Proc. 3rd Pacific Workshop, Washington Sea Grant, WSG-WO-82-2.
Hixon, M.A., and W.N. Brostoff. 1983. Damselfish as keystone species in reverse: intermediate disturbance and diversity of reef algae. Science 220:511-513. [reviewed in "News of Views" column of Nature (1983) 306:17]
Carpenter, F.L., D.C. Paton, and M.A. Hixon. 1983. Weight gain and adjustment of feeding territory size in migrant hummingbirds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 80:7259-7263. [reviewed in "News of Views" column of Nature (1984) 311:603-604]
Hixon, M.A. 1983. Fish grazing and community structure of reef corals and algae: a synthesis of recent studies. Pages 79-87 in M.L. Reaka (ed.) The Ecology of Deep and Shallow Coral Reefs. NOAA Symposia Series for Underwater Research 1(1); Rockville, Md.
Carpenter, F.L., M.A. Hixon, D.C. Paton, E.J. Temeles, and R.W. Russell. 1991. Sexual differences in resource acquisition by migrant hummingbirds. 20th International Ornithological Congress 2: 1156-1165. New Zealand Ornithological Congress Trust Board; Wellington, NZ.
Ebeling, A.W., and M.A. Hixon. 1991. Tropical and temperate reef fishes: comparison of community structures. Pages 509-563 in P.F. Sale (ed.) The Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs. Academic Press; San Diego, California.
Carpenter, F.L., and M.A. Hixon. 1992. Fighting rufous hummingbirds. Anima 2: 5964. [Japanese natural history magazine, in Japanese]
Carpenter, F.L., M.A. Hixon, C.A. Beuchat, R.W. Russell, and D.C. Paton. 1993. Biphasic mass gain in migrant rufous hummingbirds: body composition changes, use of torpor, and ecological significance. Ecology 74:1173-1182.
Carpenter, F.L., M.A. Hixon, R.W. Russell, D.C. Paton, and E.J. Temeles. 1993. Interference asymmetries among age-sex classes of rufous hummingbirds during migratory stopovers. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 33:297-304.
Carpenter, F.L., M.A. Hixon, E.J. Temeles, R.W. Russell, and D.C. Paton. 1993. Exploitative compensation by subordinate age-sex classes of migrant rufous hummingbirds. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 33:305-312.
Beets, J.P., and M.A. Hixon. 1994. Distribution, persistence, and growth of groupers (Pisces: Serranidae) on artificial and natural patch reefs in the Virgin Islands. Bulletin of Marine Science 55:470-483.
Caley, M.J., M.H. Carr, M.A. Hixon, T.P. Hughes, G.P. Jones, and B.A. Menge. 1996. Recruitment and the local dynamics of open marine populations. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 27:477-500. [authorship equal and listed alphabetically]
Starr, R.M., D.S. Fox, M.A. Hixon, B.N. Tissot, G.E. Johnson, and W.H. Barss. 1996. Comparison of submersible-survey and hydroacoustic-survey estimates of fish density on a rocky bank. Fishery Bulletin 94:113-123.
Hixon, M.A., and M.H. Carr. 1997. Synergistic predation, density dependence, and population regulation in marine fish. Science 277:946-949. [authorship equal—reviewed in "This Week in Science" column of Science (1997) 277:879]
Hixon, M.A. 1998. Plenary address--Population dynamics of coral reef fishes: let’s get pluralistic! Pages 11-18 in G.P. Jones, P.J. Doherty, B.D. Mapstone, and L. Howlett (eds.) ReeFish ’95: Recruitment and Population Dynamics of Coral Reef Fishes. Reef Research Center; Townsville, Australia.
Murray, S.N., R.F. Ambrose, J.A. Bohnsack, L.W. Botsford, M.H. Carr, G.E. Davis, P.K. Dayton, D. Gotshall, D.R. Gunderson, M.A. Hixon, J. Lubchenco, M. Mangel, A. MacCall, D.A. McArdle, J.C. Ogden, J. Roughgarden, R.M. Starr, M.J. Tegner, and M.M. Yoklavich. 1999. No-take reserve networks: protection for fishery populations and marine ecosystems. Fisheries 24(11):11-25.
Parker, S.J., S.A. Berkeley, J.T. Golden, D.R. Gunderson, J. Heifetz, M.A. Hixon, R. Larson, B.M. Leaman, M.S. Love, J.A. Musick, V.M. O’Connell, S. Ralston, H.J. Weeks, and M.M. Yoklavich. 2000. Management of Pacific rockfish. Fisheries 25(3):22-30.
Hixon, M.A., P.D. Boersma, M.L. Hunter, F. Micheli, E.A. Norse, H.P. Possingham, and P.V.R. Snelgrove. 2001. Oceans at risk: research priorities in marine conservation. Pages 125-154 in M.E. Soulé and G.H. Orians (eds.) Conservation Biology: Research Priorities for the Next Decade. Island Press; Washington, D.C.
Micheli, F., G.A. Polis, P.D. Boersma, M.A. Hixon, E.A. Norse, P.V.R. Snelgrove, and M.E. Soulé. 2001. Human alteration of food webs: research priorities for conservation and management. Pages 31-57 in M.E. Soulé and G.H. Orians (eds.) Conservation Biology: Research Priorities for the Next Decade. Island Press; Washington, D.C.
Anderson, T.W., C.T. Bartels, M.A. Hixon, E. Bartels, M.H. Carr, and J.M. Shenker. 2002. Current flow and catch efficiency in sampling settlement-stage larvae of coral-reef fishes. Fishery Bulletin 100:404-413.
Bohnsack, J.A., B. Causey, M.P. Crosby, R.B. Griffis, M.A. Hixon, T.F. Hourigan, K.H. Koltes, J.E. Maragos, A. Simons, and J.T. Tilmant. 2002. A rationale for minimum 20-30% no-take protection. Proceedings of the 9th International Coral Reef Symposium 2:615-619. Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Indonesia, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, International Society of Reef Studies.
Carr, M.H., T.W. Anderson, and M.A. Hixon. 2002. Biodiversity, population regulation, and the stability of coral-reef fish communities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99:11241-11245. [covered by Associated Press and other news organizations]
Hixon, M.A., S. W. Pacala, and S.A. Sandin. 2002. Population regulation: historical context and contemporary challenges of open vs. closed systems. Ecology 83:1490-1508. [recognized by ISI Citation Index as being in top 1% cited publications in ecology during 2000-2004]
Hixon, M.A., and M.S. Webster. 2002. Density dependence in reef fishes: coral-reef populations as model systems. Pages 303-325 in P.F. Sale (ed.) Coral Reef Fishes: Dynamics and Diversity in a Complex Ecosystem. Academic Press; San Diego, California.
Nasby-Lucas, N.M., B.W. Embley, M.A. Hixon, S.G. Merle, B.N. Tissot, D.J. Wright. 2002. Integration of submersible transect data and high-resolution multibeam sonar imagery for a habitat-based groundfish assessment of Heceta Bank, Oregon. Fishery Bulletin 100:739-751.
Doherty, P.J., V. Dufour, R. Galzin, M.A. Hixon, M.G. Meekan, and S. Planes. 2004. High mortality during settlement is a population bottleneck for a tropical surgeonfish. Ecology 85:2422–2428.
Hixon, M.A. 2004. How do so many species of coral-reef fishes coexist? Pages 216-217 in G.C. Ray and J. McCormick-Ray. Coastal-Marine Conservation: Science and Policy. Blackwell Science Limited; Malden, Massachusetts.
Harley, C.D.G., M.A. Hixon, and L.A. Levin. 2004. Scientific writing and publishing—a guide for students. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 85:74-78.
Hixon, M.A. 2006. Competition. Pages 449-465 in L.G. Allen, D.J. Pondella, and M.H. Horn (eds.) The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters. University of California Press; Berkeley, California.
Hixon, M.A., and B.N. Tissot. 2007. Comparison of trawled vs untrawled mud seafloor assemblages of fishes and macroinvertebrates at Coquille Bank, Oregon. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 344:23-34.
Tissot, B.N., M.A. Hixon, and D.L. Stein. 2007. Habitat-based submersible assessment of groundfish assemblages at Heceta Bank, Oregon, from 1988 to 1990. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 352:50–64.
Albins, M.A., and M.A. Hixon. 2008. Invasive Indo-Pacific lionfish (Pterois volitans) reduce recruitment of Atlantic coral-reef fishes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 367:233-238. [reviewed in "News in Brief" column of Nature (2008) 454:265]
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. Pages 203-217 in J.R. Reynolds and H.G. Greene (eds.) Marine Habitat Mapping Technology for Alaska. Alaska Sea Grant; Fairbanks, Alaska.
Christie, P., R.B. Pollnac, D.L. Fluharty, M.A. Hixon, G.K. Lowry, R. Mahon, D. Pietri, B.N. Tissot, A.T. White, N. Armada, and R.L. Eisma-Osorio. 2009. Tropical marine EBM feasibility: a synthesis of case studies and comparative analyses. Coastal Management 37:374-385.
Grober-Dunsmore, R., L. Wooninck, J. Field, C. Ainsworth, J. Beets, S. Berkeley, J. Bohnsack, R. Boulon, R. Brodeur, J. Brodziak, L. Crowder, D. Gleason, M. Hixon, L. Kaufman, B. Lindberg, M. Miller, L. Morgan, and C. Wahle. 2009. Vertical zoning in marine protected areas: Ecological considerations for balancing pelagic fishing with conservation of benthic communities. Fisheries 33:598-610.
Hixon, M.A., and D.W. Johnson. 2009. Density dependence and independence. In R. Jansson (ed.) Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. Wiley-Blackwell; Chichester, United Kingdom. http://www.els.net/ [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0021219] 6 pp.
Christie, M.R., D.W. Johnson, C.D. Stallings, and M.A. Hixon. 2010. Self-recruitment and sweepstakes reproduction amid extensive gene flow in a coral-reef fish. Molecular Ecology 19:1042–1057. [reviewed in "News and Views" column of Molecular Ecology (2010) 19:845–847]
Christie, M.R., B.N. Tissot, M.A. Albins, J.P. Beets, Y. Jia, S.E. Thompson, and M.A. Hixon. 2010. Larval connectivity in an effective network of marine protected areas. PLoS One 5(12):e15715. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015715. [reviewed in "News" column of Nature (13 Jan 2011) 469:146 (doi:10.1038/469146a)]
Hixon, M.A., S.V. Gregory , W.D. Robinson, C.S. Baker, H.P. Batchelder, C. Epps, T.S. Garcia, S.M. Haig, R.M. Letelier, D.A. Lytle, B.A. Menge, J.C. Miller, D.L.G. Noakes, W.T. Peterson, J.M. Rice, S.S. Rumrill, C.B. Schreck, R.M. Suryan, M.D. Sytsma , A.E. White. 2010. Oregon's fish and wildlife in a changing climate. Pages 268-360 in K.D. Dello and P.W. Mote (eds.) Oregon Climate Assessment Report. Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.
Johnson, D.W., M.R. Christie, J. Moye, and M.A. Hixon. 2011. Genetic correlations between adults and larvae in a marine fish: potential effects of fishery selection on population replenishment. Evolutionary Applications 4:621-633.
Hunsicker, M.E., L. Ciannelli, K.M. Bailey, J.A. Buckel, J.W. White, J.S. Link, T.E. Essington, S. Gaichas, T.W. Anderson, R.D. Brodeur, K.S. Chan, K. Chen, G. Englund, K.A. Frank, V. Freitas, M.A. Hixon, T. Hurst, D.W. Johnson, J.F. Kitchell, D. Reese, G.A. Rose, H. Sjodin, W.J. Sydeman, H.W. van der Veer, K. Vollset, S. Zador. 2011. Functional responses and scaling in marine predator-prey interactions: contemporary issues and emerging concepts. Ecology Letters 14:1288-1299.
Kulbicki, M., J. Beets, P. Chabanet, K. Cure, E. Darling, S. Floeter, R. Galzin, A. Green, M. Harmelin-Vivien, M. Hixon, Y. Letourneur, T. Lison de Loma, T. McClanahan, J. McIlwain, G. MouTham, R. Myers, J. O’Leary, S. Planes, V. L., and W. L. 2012. Distributions of Indo-Pacific lionfishes (Pterois spp.) in their native ranges: implications for the Atlantic invasion. Marine Ecology Progress Series 446:189-205.
Cure, K., C.E. Benkwitt, T.L. Kindinger, E.A. Pickering, T.J. Pusack, J.L. McIlwain, and M.A. Hixon. 2012. Comparative behavior of red lionfish Pterois volitans on native Pacific versus invaded Atlantic coral reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series 467:181-192.
Hixon, M.A., T.W. Anderson, K.L. Buch, D.W. Johnson, J.B. McLeod, and C.D. Stallings. 2012. Density dependence and population regulations in marine fish: a large-scale, long-term field manipulation. Ecological Monographs 82:467-489.
Albins, M.A., and M.A. Hixon. 2013. Worst case scenario: potential long-term effects of invasive predatory lionfish (Pterois volitans) on Atlantic and Caribbean coral-reef communities. Environmental Biology of Fishes 96:1151-1157.
Carr, M.H., D.P. Malone, M.A. Hixon, S.J. Holbrook, and R.J. Schmitt. 2013. How SCUBA changed our understanding of nature: underwater breakthroughs in reef fish ecology. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences 39:157-167.
Côté, I.M., S.J. Green, and M.A. Hixon. 2013. Predatory fish invaders: insights from Indo-Pacific lionfish in the western Atlantic and Caribbean. Biological Conservation 164:50-61. ["Editor's Choice" for free downloading]
Christie, M.R., and M.A. Hixon. 2014. Patterns of reef-fish larval dispersal in Exuma Sound, Bahamas. Pages 225-227 in G.C. Ray and J. McCormick-Ray. Marine Conservation: Science, Policy, and Management. Wiley-Blackwell; West Sussex, UK.
Cure, K., J.L McIlwain, and M.A. Hixon. 2014. Habitat plasticity in native Pacific lionfish (Pterois volitans) facilitates successful invasion of the Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series 506:243-253.
Hixon, M.A. 2014. How do so many kinds of coral-reef fishes coexist? Pages 109-110 in G.C. Ray and J. McCormick-Ray. Marine Conservation: Science, Policy, and Management. Wiley-Blackwell; West Sussex, UK.
Hixon, M.A., and M.A. Albins. 2014. Invasion of Bahamian coral reefs by predatory Pacific lionfish. Pages 215-218 in G.C. Ray and J. McCormick-Ray. Marine Conservation: Science, Policy, and Management. Wiley-Blackwell; West Sussex, UK.
Hixon, M.A., D.W. Johnson, and S.M. Sogard. 2014. BOFFFs: on the importance of conserving old-growth age structure in fishery populations. ICES Journal of Marine Science, Advance Access doi:10.1093/icesjms/fst200. [invited contribution to special issue on 100th anniversary of Hjort 2014]
Sikkel, P.C., L.J. Tuttle, K. Cure, A.M. Coile, and M.A. Hixon. 2014. Low susceptibility of invasive red lionfish (Pterois volitans) to a generalist ectoparasite in both its introduced and native ranges. PLoS One 9(5):e95854.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095854.
Wilcox, C.L. and M.A. Hixon. 2014. False positive tests for ciguatera may derail efforts to control invasive lionfish. Environmental Biology of Fishes, DOI 10.1007/s10641-014-0313-0.
Hixon, M.A. In press. Predation: piscivory and the ecology of coral-reef fishes. In C. Mora (ed.)Ecology and Conservation of Fishes on Coral Reefs. Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK.
Hixon, M.A. In press. Reef fishes, seaweeds, and corals: a complex triangle. In C. Birkeland (ed.) Coral Reefs in the Antrhopocene. Springer Science; New York, New York.
Ramos-Ascherl, Z., E.H. Williams, L. Bunkley-Williams, L.J. Tuttle, P.C. Sikkel, and M.A. Hixon. In press. Parasitism in Pterois volitans (Scorpaenidae) from coastal waters of Puerto Rico, the Cayman Islands and the Bahamas. Journal of Parasitology.
Sale, P.F., and M.A. Hixon. In press. Addressing the global decline in coral reefs and forthcoming impacts on fishery yields. In S. Bortone (ed.) Fish-Coral Interactions and Reef Fisheries. CRC Press; Boca Raton, Florida.