Kenner , M.C. 1987. Population ecology of Strongylocentrotus purpuratus inhabiting sublittoral coralline mats within the range of the sea otter in California . M.S. Thesis, California State University , Hayward and Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, CA, 64pp.
Bodkin, J.L. and M.C. Kenner 1988. A Preliminary Report on the Demography of the Spiny Lobster, Panulirus Interruptus, at San Nicolas Island, CA Fifth Biennial Mugu Lagoon / San Nicolas Island Symposium Proceedings, Pt. Mugu, CA 1988, pp. 75-82.
Kenner , M.C. and M.T. Lares 1991. Size at First Reproduction of the Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus Purpuratus in a Central California Kelp Forest . Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 76: 303-306.
Kenner , M.C. 1992. Population Dynamics of the Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus Purpuratus in a Central California Kelp Forest : Recruitment, Mortality, Growth, and Diet. Mar. Biol. 112: 107-118.
T. A. Ebert, J. C. Hernández, S. Clemente, M. P. Russell, L. V. Basch, R. A. Boolootian, P. M. Detwiler, M. C. Kenner, A. L. Lawrence, J. M. Lawrence, D. L. Leighton, J. S. Palleiro, and J. S. Pearse 2013. Half a century (1954-2009) of dissection data of sea urchins from the North American pacific coast (Mexico to Canada). Ecology 94:2109–2110.
Michael C. Kenner, James A. Estes, M. Tim Tinker, James L. Bodkin, Robert K. Cowen, Christopher Harrold, Brian B. Hatfield, Mark Novak, Andrew Rassweiler, and Daniel C. Reed 2013. A multi-decade time series of kelp forest community structure at San Nicolas Island, California (USA). Ecology 94:2654–2654
Kira A. Krumhansl, Daniel K. Okamoto, Andrew Rassweiler, Mark Novak, John J. Bolton, Kyle C. Cavanaugh, Sean D. Connell, Craig R. Johnson, Brenda Konar, Scott D. Ling, Fiorenza Micheli, Kjell M. Norderhaug, Alejandro Pérez-Matus, Isabel Sousa-Pinto, Daniel C. Reed, Anne K. Salomon, Nick T. Shears, Thomas Wernberg, Robert J. Anderson, Nevell S. Barrett, Alejandro H. Buschmann, Mark H. Carr, Jennifer E. Caselle, Sandrine Derrien-Courtel, Graham J. Edgar, Matt Edwards, James A. Estes, Claire Goodwin, Michael C. Kenner, David J. Kushner, Frithjof E. Moy, Julia Nunn, Robert S. Steneck, Julio Vásquez, Jane Watson, Jon D. Witman, and Jarrett E. K. Byrnes 2016. Global patterns of kelp forest change over the past half-century. PNAS 113: 13785-13790.
Kenner , Michael C. Ecology of a Cryptic Population of Strongylocentrotus Purpuratus Inhabiting Sublittoral Coralline Mats. 66th Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Naturalists, December 1985
Kenner , Michael C. Macrocystis Canopy and Kelp Recruitment Cycling at San Nicolas Island, California . 71st Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Naturalists, December 1990.
Kenner , Michael C. and James A. Estes. Demography of Giant Kelp Populations at San Nicolas Island , California . Fifth International Temperate Reef Symposium, Cape Town , South Africa , January 2000.
Kenner , Michael C. and James A. Estes, Subtidal Ecosystem Changes at San Nicolas Island , California . Sixth California Islands Symposium, December 2003
Kenner , Michael C. San Nicolas Island Subtidal baseline Project: Over 30 years and still counting, Eighth California Islands Symposium, October 2012
Michael C. Kenner and Martin T. Tinker. Stability and change in kelp forest habitats at San Nicolas Island, Ninth California Islands Symposium, October 2016