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Wisenbaker, K., K. McLaughlin, D.W. Diehl, A. Latker, K. Stolzenbach, R. Gartman, K.C. Schiff. 2021. Southern California Bight 2018 Regional Marine Monitoring Program: Volume IV. Demersal Fishes and Megabenthic Invertebrates. Technical Report 1183. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Stein, E.D., K.T. Taniguchi-Quan, J. Wolfand, E. Gallo, K. Irving, D. Philippus, R. Abdi, V. Hennon, A. Tinoco, P. Mohammadi, A. Rust, T.S. Hogue. 2021. Process and Decision Support Tools for Evaluating Flow Management Targets to Support Aquatic Life and Recreational Beneficial Uses of the Los Angeles River: Los Angeles River Environmental Flows Project. Technical Report 1196. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Abdi, R., J.B. Rogers, A. Rust, J.M. Wolfand, D. Philippus, K.T. Taniguchi-Quan, K. Irving, E.D. Stein, T.S. Hogue. 2021. Simulating the thermal impact of substrate temperature on ecological restoration in shallow urban rivers. Journal of Environmental Management DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112560.

Mehinto, A.C., L.T. Hampton, D.E. Vidal-Dorsch, N. Garcia-Reyero, M.A. Arick, K.A. Maruya, W. Lao, C.D. Vulpe, M. Brown-Augustine, A. Loguinov, S.M. Bay. 2021. Transcriptomic response patterns of hornyhead turbot (Pleuronichthys verticalis) dosed with polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part D: Genomics and Proteomics DOI:10.1016/j.cbd.2021.100822.

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