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Bibliography to:

Yesterday’s Ocean: A History of Marine Life on California’s Central Coast

This Bibliography lists supplementary sources not explicitly referenced in the e-book.
We recommend them all as interestng reading, and all contributed to the perspective
on history and marine biology that we developed in writing Yesterday's Ocean.


Palumbi, Stephen R., Carolyn Sotka. 2011. Death and Life of Monterey Bay. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Lydon, Sandy. 1985. Chinese Gold: The Chinese in the Monterey Bay Region. Capitola, CA: Capitola Book Company.

Lydon, Sandy. 1997. The Japanese in the Monterey Bay Region: A Brief History. Capitola, CA: Capitola Book Company.

Lydon, Sandy. 2000. A History of the Monterey Bay Region. Capitola, CA: Capitola Book Company.

Dunn, Geoffery. 1995. Santa Cruz is in the Heart: Selected Writings on Local History, Culture, Politics, and Ghosts. Capitola, CA: Capitola Book Company.

Steinbeck, John. 1945. Cannery Row. New York, NY: Viking Press.

Alexander, Karen E., Jeremy B.C. Jackson, Enric Sala Edts. 2011. Shifting Baselines: The Past and the Future of Ocean Fisheries. Washington, DC: Island Press.

Pauly, Daniel, The ocean's shifting baseline TED Talk delivered April, 2010

Langstroth, Libby, Lovell Langstroth. 2000. A Living Bay. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. Marc Shargel learned a lot of biology from Lovell & Libby Langstroth. Their book A Living Bay, contains marvelous photographic illustrations of Monterey Bay marine life with fascinating natural history interpretation of the natural histories of their photographic subjects.

Tim, Thomas, Dennis Copeland. 2006. Images of America: Monterey's Waterfront. San Francsico, CA: Arcadia Publishing.

Thomas, Tim, Monterey Japanese American Citizens League. 2011. Images of America: The Japanese on the Monterey Peninsula. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing.

Ricketts, Edward F. et al. 1985. Between Pacific Tides, 5th Edition. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Between Pacific Tides now in its Fifth edition. This is Edward F. Ricketts' seminal book. Co-authored and updated by Joel W. Hedgpeth, Jack Calvin, and David Phillips, it still contains the original foreword by Ricketts' friend John Steinbeck. It essentially introduced the notion of ecosystem-level marine biology and inspired the ecosystem-based management science that led to the MLPA.

Barsky, Kristine, ed. 2008. Status of the Fisheries Report, an Update through 2006. California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Region.

California Fish and Game Commission. 1948. California Department of Fish and Game Biennial Report 1946-1948. State of California: Department of Natural Resources.

Carr, Mark, Pete Raimondi. 2005. Shoreline Inventory of the Black Abalone, Haliotis cracherodii, Monitoring Project. SIMoN.

Erlandson, Jon M., et. Alt. 2008. Sea otters, shellfish, and humans- 10,000 years of ecological interaction on San Miguel Island, California. Eugene, OR: University of Oregon.

Estes, James A., Michelle J. Paddack. 2000. Kelp Forest Fish Populations in Marine Reserves and Adjacent Exploited Areas of Central California. Ecological Applications. Vol. 10, Issue 3. University of California, Santa Cruz.

Jagielo, Thomas H., Farron R. Wallace. 2005. Assessment of Lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) for the Pacific Fishery Management Council in 2005. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Montesano, Washington.

Hines, Anson H., John S. Pearse. 1982. Abalones, Shells, and Sea Otters: Dynamics of Prey Populations in Central California. Ecology. Vol. 63, No. 5. Ecological Society of America.

Kenyon, Ken. Interview with Vera Pierce winter, 2009. Food For Thought, Moebius. 68.

Larinto, Traci, ed. 2010. Status of the Fisheries Report, an Update through 2008. California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Region.

Micheli, Fiorenza, et. Alt. 2008. Persistence of Depleted Abalones in Marine Reserves of  Central California. Biological Conservation. Vol. 141, Issue 4. Elsevier Ltd.

NOAA. Fish Watch, Lingcod. Aug 2012. (accessed January 2013).

Phillips, J.B. 1937. Size of California Sardines Caught in the Different Areas of the Monterey and San Pedro Regions. Fish Bulletin 50. State of California: Department of Fish and Game.

Praetzellis, Adrian, Suzanne Stewart, Ed. 2003. Archaeological Research Issues for the Point Reyes National Seashore - Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Rohnert Park, CA: Sonoma State University.

Raimondi, P.T., et. Alt. 2002. Continued Declines of Black Abalone Along the Coast of California: Are Mass Mortalities Related to El Nino events?. Marine Ecological Progress. Vol. 242.

Wolf, Patricia. 1992. Recovery of the Pacific Sardine and the California Sardine Fishery. ColCOFI, Vol. 33. Long Beach, CA: California Department of Fish and Game.

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