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"These fish may be small. They're not glamorous. But they are the foundation of the food web. Without them, we would lose the things we really care about - the seabirds, whales, tuna and salmon."

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Margot L. Stiles, H.Lahr, W.Lahey, E.Shaftel, D.Bethel, J.Falls, M.F.Hirshfield. 2011. Bait and Switch: How seafood fraud hurts our oceans, our wallets and our health. Oceana.

Margot L. Stiles, L.Katz, T.Geers, S.Winter, E.Harrould-Kolieb, A.Collier, B.Enticknap, E.K.Barnes, S.Hale, P.Faure, J.Waters, M.F. Hirshfield. 2009. Hungry Oceans: What Happens When The Prey Is Gone? Oceana.

Stiles, M.L., H. Ylitalo-Ward, P. Faure, M.F. Hirshfield. 2007. There’s No Place Like Home: Deep Seafloor Ecosystems of New England and the Mid-Atlantic. Oceana.

Marsh, J. and M. Stiles. 2007. Seafood Watch Report: Swordfish, Xiphias gladius, All Regions. Monterey Bay Aquarium. California, US

Stiles, M.L., E. Harrould-Kolieb, P. Faure, H. Ylitalo-Ward, M.F. Hirshfield. 2007. Deep Sea Trawl Fisheries of the Southeast US and Gulf of Mexico: Rock shrimp, Royal red shrimp, Calico scallops. Oceana.

Stiles, M. 2004. Seafood Watch Report: Atlantic Swordfish, Xiphias gladius. Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Stiles, M. 2004. Rockfish: More Than Meets The Eye. originally published in newspapers around Alaska.

Stiles, M. and J. Linneman. 2004. Arctic trends foreshadow global warming impacts. Printed in three environmental law newsletters of Specialty Technical Publishers. (PDF)

Stiles, M. 2003. Mother Crabs On The Move. originally published in seven newspapers around Alaska.

Stiles, M. 2003. Where The Halibut Roam. originally published in newspapers around Alaska.

Stiles, M. 2003. Review of "Community forestry in the United States: Learning from the past, crafting the future." Journal of Environment and Development 12(3):340-341. (PDF)

Stiles, M. The Bold and the Beautiful: Hermissenda crassicornis. High Tide Times, Birch Aquarium, San Diego. Jul/Aug 2003. (PDF)

Stiles, M. High Expectations: Lunch with Dr. Victoria Holloway of L'Oreal. Newsletter of the Association of Women in Science, San Diego Chapter. May/June 2003:3-4. (PDF)

Stiles, M. Charlotte's Web Gets Wet: Sea Spiders. High Tide Times, Birch Aquarium, San Diego. Mar/Apr 2003:2-3. (PDF)

Stiles, M. Cuttlefish: The Ultimate Shape Shifters. High Tide Times, Birch Aquarium, San Diego. Nov/Dec 2002:2-3. (PDF)

Stiles, M. Unusual treehouse: Mangroves provide homes to many creatures. San Diego Union-Tribune, Sept.11, 2002: F5.

Reef Resilience Toolkit for Marine Park Managers. 2005. The Nature Conservancy. (CD-ROM)

Pingers: Warning cetaceans away from the nets. 2004. Cetacean Bycatch Resource Center, World Wildlife Fund.

Northeast Seamounts, Canyons and Cod on Oceana.org

Deep Sea Coral Ecosystem of the Southeast on Oceana.org

Kitchen IQ. RealAge, Inc. (adapted from book by Dr. M. Roizen)

Stiles, M. 2006. Mapping the Annual Migration of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. Society for Conservation GIS. Poster presentation.

Stiles, M.L., M.F.Hirshfield, D.Allison, R.Aguilar. 2005. Deep-sea coral ecosystem conservation in United States Atlantic and European waters. 3rd International Symposium on Deep Sea Corals Science and Management. Poster presentation.

illegal fishing in the San Diego Union-Tribune

seafood fraud on the CBS early show

destructive trawl fishing banned in Belize on Public Radio International

bluefin tuna spawning threatened by oil spill in Spanish

hungry oceans report in the San Francisco Chronicle

calling out overfishing in Canada in the Globe and Mail

tortugas y Stiles en la radio con Buenos Dias Dallas Fort Worth

swimming with jellyfish on the CBS Evening News

talking deep sea coral on National Public Radio

Additional examples available on request
All images and text copyright M.Stiles