Jamaluddin Jompa observes coral in Indonesia. His work includes evaluating key ecosystems, such as coral reefs and mangroves, within marine protected areas off the country’s coast.
  • H Kegler, C Hassenrueck, P Kegler, TC Jennerjahn, M Lukman, J Jompa, A Gardes (2018) Small tropical islands with dense human population: Differences in water quality of near-shore waters are associated with distinct bacterial communities. PeerJ PrePrints

  • Joleah BJ, Bette L Willis, Evan A Fiorenza, Courtney S Couch, Robert Howard, Douglas N Rader, James D True, Lisa A Kelly, Awaludinnoer Ahmad, Jamaluddin Jompa, C Drew Harvell (2018) Plastic waste associated with disease on coral reefs. Science 359 (6374), 460-462

  • A Biggerstaff, DJ Smith, J Jompa, JJ Bell (2017) Metabolic responses of a phototrophic sponge to sedimentation supports transitions to sponge-dominated reef. Scientific Repotrs 7 (1), 2725

  • A Biggerstaff, J Jompa, JJ Bell (2017) Increasing benthic dominance of the phototrophic sponge Lamellodysidea herbacea on a sedimented reef within the Coral Triangle. Marine Biology 164 (12), 220

  • AM Mooere, S Ndobe, J Jompa(2017) A Site-Based Conservation Approach To Promote The Recovery Of Banggai Cardinalfish (Pterapogon Kauderni) Endemic Populations. Coastal and Ocean Journal 1 (2)

  • C Astudillo-Garcia, JJ Bell, NS Webster, B Glasl, J Jompa, JM Montoya et al (2017) Evaluating the core microbiota in complex communities: a systematic investigation. Environmental Microbiology 19 (4), 1450-1462

  • EC McGrath, DJ Smith, J Jompa, JJ Bell (2017) Adaptive mechanisms and physiological effects of suspended and settled sediment on barrel sponges. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 496, 74-83

  • JJB Plercy, DJ Smith, J Jompa, SD Simpson, EA Codling (2017) High temporal resolution sampling reveals reef fish settlement is highly clustered. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciencis, 1-9

  • Joleah B. Lamb, Jeroen A. J. M. van de Water, David G. Bourne, Craig Altier, Margaux Y. Hein, Evan A. Fiorenza, Nur Abu, Jamaluddin Jompa, C. Drew Harvell (2017). Seagrass ecosystems reduce exposure to bacterial pathogens of humans, fishes, and invertebrates. Science 355, 731–733.

  • M Bender, T Mann, P Stocchi, A Switzer, BP Horton, M Lukman, J Jompa, A Rovere (2017) A Holocene sea-level database for Southeast Asia. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts 19, 7162

  • M De Brauwer, ES Harvey, JL Mcllwain, JPA Hobbs, J Jompa, M Burton (2017) The economic contribution of the muck dive industry to tourism in Southeast Asia. Marine Policy 83, 92-99

  • S Ndobe, AM Moore, J Jompa(2017) status of and threats to microhabitats of the endangered endemic banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni). Coastal and Acean Journal 1 (2)

  • T Mann, A Wizermann, P Kench, J Jompa, H Westphal (2017) Residence times of reef-island sediments constrained by post-mortem precipitates. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts 19, 9685

  • EF Camp, Dj Suggett, G Gendron, J Jompa, C Manfrino, DJ Smith (2016) Mangrove and seagrass beds provide different biogeochemical services for corals threatened by climate change. Frontriers in Marine Science 3, 52

  • Rahm,Jompa, J.,Tahir, A.,Rantetondok, A (2016). Molecular identification of Black Band Disease on Pachyserissp in Spermonde Archipelago. International Journal of ChemTech Research.

  • A. Biggerstaff, D. J. Smith, J. Jompa, J. J. Bell (2015). Photoacclimation supports environmental tolerance of a spongeto turbid low-light conditions. Coral Reefs (2015) 34:1049–1061

  • Abigail Powell, Timothy Jones David J. Smith, Jamaluddin Jompa, andJames J. Bell (2015). Spongivory in the Wakatobi Marine National Park, SoutheastSulawesi, Indonesia. Pacific Science, 69(4):487-508.

  • Heenan A, Pomeroy R, Bell J, Munday PL, Cheung W, Logan C, Brainard R, Amri AY, Aliño P, Armada N, David L, Guieb RR, Green S, Jompa J, Leonardo T,  Mamauag S,  Parker B, Shackeroff J, Yasin J(2015). A climate-informed, ecosystem approach to fisheries management. Marine Policy 57: 182–192

  • Jeremiah G. Plass-Johnson, Mirta Teichberg, Sebastian C. A. Ferse, Jamaluddin Jompa, Christian Wild (2015). Fish herbivory as key ecological function in a heavily degraded coralreef system. Limnology and Oceanography, 2015: doi: 10.1002/lno.10105

  • Jeremiah G. Plass-Johnson, Laura Weiand, Mirta Teichberg, Christian Wild, Hauke Schwieder, Jasmin Heiden, Jamaluddin Jompa, Sebastian C. A. Ferse(2015). A recent outbreak of crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci)in the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia. Reg Environ Change15:1157–1162

  • L Fudjaja, D Rukmana, RA Gany, J Jompa, Y Fujaya (2015) Continued Multiparty Collaboration Model in Crab Fisheries Management. International Journal of Scientific Research Publications 6, 7

  • Maarten De Brauwer, Emma Camp, Jamaluddin Jompa, David J. Smith(2015). High levels of heterospecific cohabitation among anemonefishesin Hoga Island, Indonesia. Mar Biodiv. Published online: 24 April 2015.

  • Nadiarti, Jompa J, Riani E, Jamal J (2015). A Comparisonof Fish DistributionPatternin Two DifferentSeagrass Species-Dominated Beds in TropicalWaters. Journal  of Engineering and Applied   Sciences 10 (6): 147-153.


  • James J. Bell, David Smith, Danielle Hannan, Abdul Haris, Jamaludin Jompa, Luke Thomas (2014). Resilience to Disturbance Despite Limited Dispersal andSelf-Recruitment in Tropical Barrel Sponges: Implications for Conservation and Management. Plos One: Volume 9, Issue 3, e91635. in the Coral Triangle. F1000Research 2014, 3:91
  • Dominik Kneer, Harald Asmus, Jamaluddin Jompa(2013). Do burrowing callianassid shrimp control the lower boundary of tropical seagrass beds? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology: 262–272.

  • Tornabene, L., Ahmadia, G.N., Berumen, M.L., Smith, D.J., Jompa, J., Pezold, F. (2013). Evolution of microhabitat association and morphology in a diverse group of cryptobenthic coral reef fishes (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66x (2013) 391–400

  • Yvonne Sawall, Jamaluddin Jompa, Magdalena Litaay, Andi Maddusila, Claudio Richter (2013). Coral recruitment and potential recovery of eutrophied and blast fishingimpacted reefs in Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia. Marine Pollution Bulletin 74 (2013) 374–382.

  • Jompa, Suharto, Eka Marlina Anpusyahnur, Putra Nyoman Dwjja, & Jobnico Subagio (2012). Electrically Stimulated Corals In Indonesia Reef Restoration Projects Show Greatly Accelerated Growth Rates. InInnovative Methods of  Marine Ecosystem Restoration (Ed’s: Goreau & Trench). CRC Press. 312 pages

  • J Yusuf, J Jompa(2012) First quantitative assessment of coral bleaching on Indonesian reefs. Proceedings of The 12thInternational Coral Reef Symposium, 9-13


  • SCA Ferse, M Glaser, C Schultz, J Jompa(2012) Linking research to Indonesia’s CTI action plan: the SPICE program. Proceeding of The 12thInternational Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia






  • Jompa, J and L. McCook (2003). Contrasting effects of turf algae on corals: massive Porites spp. are unaffected by mixed-species turfs, but killed by the red alga Anotrichium tenue. Marine Ecology Progress Series. Vol. 258: 79–86, 2003 


  • Jompa, J. & L. McCook (2002). The effect of nutrients and herbivores on competition between a hard coral, Porites cylindrica and a brown alga, Lobophora variegata. Limonology and Oceanography. 47: 527-534

  • Jompa, J. & L. McCook (2002).The effect of herbivores on competition between a hard coral and a macroalga. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 271: 25-39

  • Jompa(2001) Interactions between macroalgae and scleractinian corals in the context of reef degradation. James Cook University.

  • McCook, L.J.,Jompa, J. & Diaz-Pulido, G. (2001) Competition between corals and algae on coral reefs: A review of evidence and mechanisms. Coral Reef (19): 400-417

  • RM Van Wagoner, J Jompa, A Tahir, Cm Ireland (2001) A novel modified pterin from a Eudistoma species ascidian. Journal of Natural Products 64 (8), 1100-1101

  • Evan N. Edinger, Gino V. Limmon, Jamaluddin Jompa, Wisnu Widjatmoko, Jeffrey M. Heikoop, Michael J. Risk. (2000) Normal coral growth rates on dying reefs: Are coral growth rates good indicators of reef health? Marine Pollution Bulletin 40(5): 404-425

  • J.M. Heikoop, M.J. Risk, A.V. Lazier, E.N. Edinger, J. Jompa, G.V. Limmon, J.J. Dunn, D.R. Browne and H.P. Schwarcz. (2000). Nitrogen-15Signals of Anthropogenic Nutrient Loading in Reef Corals. Marine Pollution Bulletin 40(7):628-636.

  • Edinger, EN, Jompa, J Limmon, GV; Widjatmoko, W; Risk, MJ, (1998). Reef degradation and coral biodiversity in Indonesia: Effects of land-based pollution, destructive fishing practices and changes over time. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 36 (8): 617-630