Publications 2008-2010

in the Marine Biology and Ecology Research Centre

2010

Journal articles

Borg, J.A., Rowden, A.A., Attrill, M.J., Schembri, P.J., Jones, M.B. (2010). Spatial variation in the composition of motile macroinvertebrate assemblages associated with two bed types of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica. Marine Ecology Progress Series 406, 91-104.

Batchelor T.P., Briffa M. (2010). Influences on resource holding potential during dangerous group contests between wood ants. Animal Behaviour 80, 443-449.

Bohl R.J., Henry T.B., Strange R.J., Rakes P.L. (2010). Embryo size as a predictor of electroshock-induced mortality among fish species. Journal of Fish Biology 76,975-98.

Briffa M., Elwood R.W. (2010). Repeated measures analysis of contests and other dyadic interactions: Problems of semantics, not statistical validity. Animal Behaviour 80, 583-588.

Briffa M., Weiss A. (2010). Animal personality. Current Biology 20, R912-914.

Browne, M.A., Galloway, T.S., Thompson, R.C. (2010). Spatial Patterns of Plastic Debris along Estuarine Shorelines. Environmental Science & Technology 44, 3404-3409. DOI: 10.1021/es903784e.

Calosi P., Bilton D.T., Spicer J.I., Votier S.C., Atfield A. (2010) What determines a species' geographical range? Thermal biology and latitudinal range size relationships in European diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Journal of Animal Ecology 79, 194-204.

Cigliano M., Gambi M.C., Rodolfo-Metalpa R., Patti F.P. & Hall-Spencer J.M. (2010) Effects of ocean acidification on invertebrate settlement. Marine Biology 157, 2489-2502.

Clark M.R., Rowden A.A., Schlacher T., Williams A., Consalvey M., Stocks K.I., Rogers A.D., O'Hara T.D., White M., Shank T.M. & Hall-Spencer J.M. (2010) The ecology of seamounts: structure, function and human impacts. Annu. Rev. Mar. Sci. 2, 253-278.

Dalesman S., Rundle S.D. (2010) Cohabitation enhances the avoidance response to heterospecific alarm cues in a freshwater snail. Animal Behaviour 79, 173-177.

Dalesman, S. & Rundle, S.D. (2010) Influence of rearing and experimental temperatures on predator avoidance behaviour in a freshwater pulmonate snail. Freshwater Biology 55, 2107-2113.

Dias B., Hart M., Smart C., & Hall-Spencer J.M. (2010). Modern seawater acidification: the response of foraminifers to high-CO2 conditions in the Mediterranean Sea. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 167, 843-846.

Findlay H.S., Burrows M.T., Kendall M.A., Spicer, J.I., Widdicombe, S. (2010) Can ocean acidification affect population dynamics of the barnacle Semibalanus balanoides at its southern range edge? Ecology 91, 2931-2940.

Gambi M.C., Hall-Spencer J.M., Cigliano M., Cocito S., Lombardi C., Lorenti M., Patti F.P., Porzio L., Rodolfo-Metalpa R., Scipione M.B. & Buia M.C. (2010) Using volcanic marine CO2 vents to study the effects of ocean acidification on benthic biota: highlights from Castello Aragonese d'Ischia (Tyrrhenian Sea). Biol. Mar. Mediterr. 17, 86-88.

Gomes-Filho, J.G.F Hawkins, S.J., Aquino-Souza R. & Thompson, R.C. (2010) Distribution of barnacles and dominance of the introduced species Elminius modestus along two estuaries in South-West England. Marine Biodiversity Records 3, e58. DOI:10.1017/S1755267210000461

Grecian, W.J., Inger, R., Attrill, M.J., Bearhop, S., Godley, B.J., Witt, M.J., Votier, S.C. (2010). Potential impacts of wave-powered marine renewable energy installations on marine birds. Ibis 152, 683-697.

Griffin, J.N., Noël, L. M-L. J., Crowe, T.P., Burrows, M.T, Hawkins, S.J., Thompson, R.C. & Jenkins, S.R. (2010) Consumer effects on ecosystem functioning in rock pools: roles of species richness and composition Marine Ecology Progress Series 420, 45-56. DOI:doi:10.3354/meps08844

Gutierrez-Estrada J.C, Bilton D.T. (2010) A heuristic approach to predicting water beetle diversity in temporary and fluctuating waters. Ecological Modelling 11, 1451-1462.

Habera J.W., Kulp M.A., Moore S.E., Henry T.B. (2010). Efficiency of AC and pulsed DC electrofishing is comparable in a low conductivity stream. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30, 757-766.

Heymans, J.J., Howell, K.L., Ayers, M., Burrows, M.T., Gordon, J.D.M., Jones, E.G., Neat, F. (2010) Do we have enough information to apply the ecosystem approach to management of deep-sea fisheries? An example from the West of Scotland. ICES Journal of Marine Science. DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/fsq065.

Highfield, J.M., Eloire, D., Conway, D.V.P., Lindeque, P.K., Attrill, M.J., Somerfield, P.J. (2010). Seasonal dynamics of meroplankton assemblages at station L4. Journal of Plankton Research 32, 681-6.

Howell, K.L. (2010) A benthic classification system to aid in the implementation of marine protected area networks in the deep/high seas of the NE Atlantic. Biological Conservation 143, 1041-1056.

Howell, K.L., Davies J.S., Narayanaswamy B.E. (2010) Identifying deep-sea megafaunal epibenthic assemblages for use in habitat mapping and marine protected area network design. J Mar Biol Assoc UK 90, 33-68.

Howell, K.L., Mowles S., Foggo, A. (2010) Mounting evidence: near-slope seamounts are faunally indistinct from an adjacent bank. Marine Ecology Special Issue: Recent Advances in Seamount Ecology 31, 52–62.

Irie, T., Bessho K., Findlay, H.S., Calosi, P. (2010). Increasing costs due to ocean acidification drives phytoplankton to be more heavily calcified: optimal growth strategy of coccolithophores. PLoS ONE 5(10): e13436. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0013436.

Le Guilloux E., Hall-Spencer J.M., Soeffker M.K. & Olu-Le Roy K. (2010) Association between the squat lobster Gastroptychus formosus (Filhol, 1884) and cold-water corals in the North Atlantic. J. Mar. Biol. Ass., UK 90, 1363-1369.

Lynam C.P., Attrill M.J., Skogen M.D. (2010) Climatic and oceanic influences on the abundance of gelatinous zooplankton in the North Sea. J Mar Biol Assoc UK 90, 1153-1159.

MacNeil, C., Briffa, M., Leuven, R.S.E.W., Gell, F.R., Selman R. (2010) An appraisal of a biocontamination assessment method for freshwater macroinvertebrate assemblages; a practical way to measure a significant biological pressure? Hydrobiologia 638, 151-159.

Marchant H.K., Calosi P., Spicer J.I. (2010). Short-term exposure to hypercapnia does not compromise feeding, acid–base balance or respiration of Patella vulgata but surprisingly is accompanied by radula damage. J Mar Biol Ass UK 90(7), 1379–1384.

Martins G.M., Thompson R.C., Neto A.I., Hawkins, S.J., Jenkins, S.R. (2010) Enhancing stocks of the exploited limpet Patella candei d'Orbigny via modifications in coastal engineering. Biological Conservation 143, 203-211.

Moore, P.J., Thompson, R.C. & Hawkins, S.J. (2010) Phenological changes in intertidal con-specific gastropods in response to climate warming Global Change Biology 17, 709-719 DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02270.x

Mourabit S., Rundle S.D., Spicer J.I., Sloman, K.A. (2010) Alarm substance from adult zebrafish alters early embryonic development in offspring. Biology Letters 6, 525-528.

Mowles, S.L., Cotton, P.A., Briffa, M. (2010). Whole-organism performance capacity predicts resource holding potential in the hermit crab Pagurus bernhardus. Animal Behaviour 80, 277-282

Noël, L. M-L. J, Griffin, J.N., Thompson, R.C. , Hawkins, S.J., Burrows, M.T., Crowe, T.P. & Jenkins, S.R. (2010) Assessment of a field incubation method estimating primary productivity in rockpool communities Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 88,153-159. DOI:10.1016/j.ecss.2010.03.005

O’Brine, T. & Thompson, R.C. (2010) Degradation of plastic carrier bags in the marine environment Marine pollution Bulletin 60, 2279-2283. DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.08.005

Rafferty C., Lamont B.B. & Hanley M.E. (2010). Herbivore feeding preferences in captive and wild populations. Austral Ecology 35, 257-263.

Rees, S.E., Rodwell, L.D., Attrill, M.J., Austen, M.C., Mangi, S.C. (2010). The value of marine biodiversity to the leisure and recreation industry and its application to marine spatial planning. Marine Policy 34, 868-875.

Rees, S.E., Attrill, M.J., Austen M.C., Mangi S.C., Richards J.P., Rodwell, L.D. (2010). Is there a win-win scenario for marine nature conservation? A case study of Lyme Bay, England. Ocean and Coastal Management 53, 135-145.

Rodolfo-Metalpa R., Lombardi C., Cocito S., Hall-Spencer J.M. & Gambi M.C. (2010) Effects of ocean acidification and high temperatures on the bryozoan Myriapora truncata at natural CO2 vents. Marine Ecology 31, 447-456.

Sánchez-Fernández D., Calosi P., Atfield A., Arribas P., Velasco, J., Spicer J.I., Millán A., Bilton, D.T. (2010) Reduced salinities compromise the thermal tolerance of hypersaline specialist diving beetles (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae). Physiol Ent 35, 265-273.

Sheehan, E. V. Coleman, R.A., Attrill, M. J., Thompson, R.C. (2010). A quantitative assessment of the response of mobile estuarine fauna to crab-tiles during tidal immersion using remote underwater video cameras. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 387, 68-74.

Sheehan, E.V., Coleman, R.A., Thompson, R.C., Attrill, M.J. (2010). Crab tiling reduces the diversity of estuarine infauna. Marine Ecology Progress Series 411, 137-148.

Sheehan, E.V., Stevens, T.F., Attrill, M.J. (2010). A Quantitative, Non-Destructive Methodology for Habitat Characterisation and Benthic Monitoring at Offshore Renewable Energy Developments. PLoS ONE 5(12): e14461. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0014461

Silva, A. C. F. Hawkins, S. J., Boaventura, D. M., Brewster, E. & Thompson, R. C. (2010). The use of the intertidal zone by mobile predators: the influence of wave exposure, tidal phase and elevation on abundance and diet. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 406, 197–210. DOI:10.3354/meps08543

Silva AC, Hawkins SJ, Clarke KR, Boaventura D.M, Thompson R.C. (2010). Preferential feeding by the crab Necora puber on differing sizes of the intertidal limpet Patella vulgata. Marine Ecology Progress Series 416, 179-188.

Silva, A.C., Silva, I.C., Hawkins, S.J., Boaventura, D.M. & Thompson R.C. (2010). Cheliped morphological variation of the intertidal crab Eriphia verrucosa across shores of differing exposure to wave action. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 391, 84–91. DOI:10.1016/j.jembe.2010.06.012.

Skov, M.W., Volkelt-Igoe1, M, Hawkins, S. J., Jesus, B., Thompson, R. C. & Doncaster, C. P. (2010). Past and present grazing boosts the photo-autotrophic biomass of microbial lawns. Marine Ecology Progress Series 401, 1014 -111. DOI: 10.3354/meps08481

Small D., Calosi P., White D., Spicer J.I., Widdicombe S. (2010). Impact of medium-term exposure to CO2 enriched seawater on the physiological functions of the velvet swimming crab Necora puber. Aquatic Biology 10, 11–21.

Svensson, P., Rodwell, L.D., Attrill, M.J. (2010). The perceptions of local fishermen towards a hotel managed marine reserve in Vietnam. Ocean and Coastal Management 53, 114-122.

Tait,K., Hutchison,Z., Thompson,F.L.,Munn, C.B. (2010). Quorum sensing signal production and inhibition by coral-associated vibrios. Environmental Microbiology Reports 2, 145-150.

Tills, O., Spicer, J.I. & Rundle, S.D. (2010) Salinity-induced heterokairy in an upper-estuarine population of the snail Radix balthica. Aquatic Biology 9, 95-105.

Tittensor D.P., Baco A.R., Hall-Spencer J.M., Orr J.C. & Rogers A.D. (2010) Seamounts as refugia from ocean acidification for cold-water stony corals. Marine Ecology 31, 212-225.

Votier S.C., Bearhop S., Witt M.J., Inger R., Thompson, D., Newton J. (2010) Individual responses of seabirds to commercial fisheries revealed using GPS tracking, stable isotopes and vessel monitoring systems. Journal of Applied Ecology 47, 487-497.

Book chapters

Briffa, M., Sneddon, L.U. (2010). Contest Behavior.. In D.F.Westneat & C.W.Fox (eds) Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology. Oxford University Press.
S.J. Hawkins, H.E. Sugden, P.S. Moschella, N. Mieszkowska, R.C. Thompson & M.T. Burrows (2010). Silent summer, Chapter 33, The Sea Shore. pages 591-614, Cambridge University Press.

Reports, workshops and published abstracts

Barry J.P., Hall-Spencer J.M. & Tyrell T. (2010) In situ perturbation experiments: natural venting sites, spatial / temporal gradients in ocean pH, manipulative in situ pCO2 perturbations. In Riebesell U, Fabry VJ, Hansson L & Gattuso J-P (Eds.) Guide to Best Practices in Ocean Acidification Research and Data Reporting Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union pp 123-136.

Brock R., Hall-Spencer J.M. et al. (2010) Report of the ICES/NAFO Joint Working Group on Deep-water Ecology (WGDEC). ICES CM 2010/ACOM:26.

Hall-Spencer J.M., Kelly J. & Maggs C.A. (2010) Background document for maerl. OSPAR Commission: 491/2010 36pp.

Hall-Spencer J.M., Stehfest K.M. & Wheeler A.J. (2010) Background document for carbonate mounds. OSPAR Commission: 489/2010 21pp. ISBN 978-1-907390-30-2.



Publications 2009

Journal articles

Attrill, M.J. Rundle, S.D., Fraser, A., Power, M. (2009). Oligochaetes as a possible entry route for terrigenous organic carbon into estuarine benthic food webs. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 384: 147-157.
Barnard C. J., Collins S. A., Daisley J. N. , Behnke J. B. (2009). Immunodepression reduces learning performance in male laboratory mice (Mus musculus). Physiology & Behaviour, 96: 362-369.

Barnes D.K.A., Galgani F., Thompson R.C., Barlaz M. (2009) Accumulation and fragmentation of plastic debris in global environments. Phil Trans R Soc B 364: 1985-1998.

Bilton D.T., McAbendroth L.C., Nicolet P., Bedford A. Rundle S.D., Foggo A. Ramsay P. (2009) Ecology and conservation status of temporary and fluctuating ponds in two areas of southern England. Aqu Consv 19: 134-146.
Bohl R.J., Henry T.B., Strange R.J., Rakes P.L. (2009). Effects of electroshock on cyprinid embryos: implications for threatened and endangered fishes. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 138:768-776.

Borg, J.A., Rowden A.A., Attrill, M.J., Schembri, P.J., Jones, M.B. (2009). Occurrence and distribution of different bed types of seagrass Posidonia oceanica around the Maltese Islands. Medit. Mar. Sci. 10/2: 45-61.

Briffa, M., Austin, M. (2009). Effects of predation threat on the structure and benefits from vacancy chains in the hermit crab Pagurus bernhardus. Ethology 115: 1029-1035.

Briffa M., Bibost, A.-L. (2009). Effects of shell size on behavioural consistency and flexibility in hermit crabs. Can J Zool 87: 597-603.

Briffa, M., Elwood, R.W. (2009).Difficulties remain in distinguishing between mutual and self-assessment in animal contests. Anim Behav, 77: 759-762.

Bugler, M.J. Grimes, S.T., Leng, M.J., Rundle, S.D., Price, G.D., Hooker, J.J. & Collinson, M.E. (2009) Generation of a Viviparus contectus thermometry equation through experimental calibration of oxygen isotopic fractionation. Rap. Comm. Mass Spect. 23: 2939-2951.

Byrne, R.A., Rundle S.D., Smirthwaite, J. & Spicer, J.I. (2009) Rotational behaviour and recovery in embryonic pond snails (Lymnaea stagnalis) exposed to hypoxia and hyperoxia. Zoology 112: 471-477.
Collins S. A., de Kort S. R, Pérez-Tris J., Tellería J-L (2009). Migration strategy and divergent sexual selection on bird song. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Lond. B. 276: 585-590.

Cotton D.R.E., Cotton P.A. (2009). Field biology experiences of undergraduate students: the impact of novelty space. J Biol Edu 43: 169-174.

Dalesman S., Rundle S.D., Cotton P.A. (2009). Developmental plasticity compensates for selected low levels of behavioural avoidance in a freshwater snail. Anim Behav 78: 987-991.

Dalesman S., Rundle S.D., Cotton P.A. (2009). Crawl-out behaviour in response to predation cues in an aquatic gastropod: insights from artificial selection. Evol Ecol 23: 907-918.

Egilsdottir, H., Spicer, J.I. & Rundle, S.D. (2009) The effect of CO2 acidified sea water and reduced salinity on aspects of the embryonic development of the amphipod Echinogammarus marinus (Leach). Mar. Poll. Bull. 58:1187-91.

Ellis R.P., Bersey J., Rundle S.D., Hall-Spencer J.M., Spicer J.I. (2009) Subtle but significant effects of CO2 acidified sea water on embryos of the intertidal snail, Littorina obtusata. Aquat. Biol. 5: 41-48.

Elger A. Lemoine D.G., Fenner M., Hanley M.E. (2009). Plant ontogeny and chemical defence: older seedlings are better defended. Oikos 118: 767-773.

Fialkowski W., Calosi P., Dahlke S., Dietrich A., Moore P.G., Olenin S., Persson L.E., Smith B.D., Špegys M., Rainbow P.S. (2009) The sandhopper Talitrus saltator (Crustacea: Amphipoda) as a biomonitor of trace metal bioavailabilities in European coastal waters. Mar Poll Bull 58: 39-44.

Firth, L.B., Crowe, T.P., Moore, P., Thompson, R.C. & Hawkins, S.J. (2009) Predicting impacts of climate-induced range expansion: an experimental framework and a test involving key grazers on temperate rocky shores. Global Change Biology, 15,1413-1422. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01863.x

Gaston K.J., Chown S.L., Calosi P., Bernardo J., Bilton D.T., Clarke A., Clusella-Trullas S., Ghalambor C.K., Konarzewski M., Peck L.S., Porter W.P., Pörtner H.O., Rezende E.L., Schulte P.M., Spicer J.I., Stillman J.H., Terblanche J.S., van Kleunen M. (2009). Macrophysiology: A Conceptual Reunification. Am Nat 174: 595-612.

Griffin J.N., Jenkins S.R., Gamfeldt L., Jones D., Hawkins S.J., Thompson R.C. (2009) Spatial heterogeneity increases the importance of species richness for an ecosystem process. Oikos 118: 1335-1342.

Griffin J.N., Mendez V., Johnson AF., Jenkins S.R., Foggo A. (2009) Functional diversity predicts overyielding effect of species combination on primary productivity. Oikos 118: 37-44.

Greaves, D., Smith, G., Attrill, M., Belmont, M., Chadwick, A., Conley, D., Eccleston, A., Godley, B., Harrington, N., Hor, C.L., Hosegood, P., Johanning, L., Millar, D., Pan, S., Reeve, D., Williams, J., Wolfram, J., Xu, J., Zobaa, A., Zou, Q. (2009). Marine renewable energy development - research, design, install. Marit. Engineer. 162: 187-196.

Hall-Spencer J.M., Munn C. & Hiscock K. (2009) Scientific divers quantify first known outbreaks of cold water coral disease. Freib. On. Geol. 29: 45-48.

Hall-Spencer J.M. & Rodolfo-Metalpa R. (2009) Using scientific diving to investigate the long-term effects of ocean acidification at CO2 vents. Freib. On. Geol. 29: 72-76.

Hall-Spencer J.M., Rauer E. (2009) Assessing the ecological impacts of ocean acidification - from field observations to in situ experimentation. J. Mar. Ed. 25: 11-12.

Hall-Spencer J.M., Tasker M., Soffker M., Christiansen S., Rogers S., Campbell M., Hoydal K. (2009) The design of Marine Protected Areas on High Seas and territorial waters of Rockall. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 397: 305-308.

Hanley M.E. (2009). Thermal shock and germination in North-West European Genisteae: implications for heathland management and invasive weed control using fire. Applied Vegetation Science 12: 385-390.

Hanley M.E., Cruickshanks K.L., Dunn, D.W., Stewart-Jones A., Goulson D. (2009). Luring houseflies (Musca domestica) to traps: Do cuticular hydrocarbons and visual cues increase catch? Medical & Veterinary Entomology 23: 26-33.

Hanley M.E., Lamont B.B., Armbruster W.S. (2009). Pollination and plant-defence traits co-vary in Western Australian Hakeas. New Phytologist 182: 251-260.

Hanley M.E. & Sykes R.J. (2009). Impact of seedling herbivory on plant competition and implications for species coexistence. Annals of Botany 103: 1347-1353.

Hawkins, S.J., Sugden, H.E., Mieszkowska, N., Moore, P.J., Poloczanska, E., Leaper, R., Herbert, R., Genner, M.J., Moschella, P.S., Thompson, R.C., Jenkins, S.R., Southward, A.J. & Burrows, M.T. (2009). Consequences of climate-driven biodiversity changes for ecosystem functioning of north European rocky shores. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 396: 245–259, doi: 10.3354/meps08378

Henry T.B., McPherson J.T., Rogers E.D., Heah T.P., Hawkins S.A., Layton A.C., Sayler G.S. (2009). Changes in the relative expression pattern of multiple vitellogenin genes in adult male and larval zebrafish exposed to exogenous estrogens. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology: Part A Molecular and Integrative Physiology 154:119-126.

Inger, R., Attrill, M.J., Bearhop, S., Broderick, A.C., Grecian, W.J., Hodgson, D.J., Sheehan, E., Votier, S.C., Witt, M.J., Godley, B.J. (2009). Marine Renewable Energy: potential benefits to biodiversity? An urgent call for research. J. Appl. Ecol. 46: 1145–1153.

Krauss S.L., He T., Barrett L.G., Lamont B.B., Enright N.J., Miller B.P.,Hanley M.E. (2009). Contrasting impacts of pollen and seed dispersal on spatial genetic structure in the bird-pollinated Banksia hookeriana. Heredity 102: 274-285.

Leakey, C.D.B., Attrill, M.J., Fitzsimons, M.F. (2009). Multi-element otolith chemistry of juvenile sole (Solea solea), whiting (Merlangius merlangus) and European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) in the Thames Estuary and adjacent coastal regions. J. Sea Res. 61: 268–274.

Lynam, C.P., Attrill, M.J., Skogen, M.D. (2009). Climatic and oceanic influences on the abundance of gelatinous zooplankton in the North Sea. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. UK. 90: 1153–1159.

MacNeil C, Briffa, M. (2009). Replacement of a native freshwater macroinvertebrate species by an invader; implications for biological water quality monitoring. Hydrobiologia 635: 321-327.
Merrifield, D.L., Bradley, G., Harper, G.M., Baker, R.T.M., Munn, C.B., Davies, S.J. (2009) Assessment of the effects of vegetative and lyophilized Pediococcus acidilactici on growth, feed utilization, intestinal colonization and health parameters of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum). Aquaculture Nutrition, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2095.2009.00712.x

Mowles, S.L., Cotton, P.A., Briffa M. (2009). Aerobic capacity influences giving up decisions in fighting hermit crabs: Does stamina constrain contests? Anim Behav 78: 735-740.

Neff K.J., Schwartz J.S., Henry T.B., Robinson R.B., Moore S.E., Kulp M.A. (2009). Physiological stress in native southern brook trout during episodic acidification of streams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 57:366-376.

Nissimov, J., Rosenberg, E., Munn, C.B. (2009). Antimicrobial properties of resident coral mucus bacteria of Oculina patagonica. FEMS Microbiology Letters 292: 210-215.

Noel, L., Hawkins, S.J., Jenkins, S.R. & Thompson, R.C. (2009) Grazing dynamics in intertidal rockpools: Connectivity of microhabitats. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 370, 9-17. DOI:10.1016/j.jembe.2008.11.005

Ogata, Y., Takada, H., Master, M.K., Hirai, H., Iwasa, S., Endo, S., Mato, Y., Mahua, S.M., Okuda, K., Nakashima, A., Murakami, M., Zurcher, N., Booyatumanondo, R., Zakaria, M.P., Le Q Dung, D., Gordon, M., Miguez, C., Suzuki, S., Moore, C.M., Karapanagioti, H., Weerts, S., McClurg, T., Burres, E., Smith, W., Velkenburg, M.V., Lang, J.S., Lang, R., Laursen, D., Danner, B., Stewardson, N. & Thompson, R.C. (2009) International Pellet Watch : Global monitoring of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in coastal waters. 1. Initial phase data on PCBs, DDTs, and HCHs. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 58, 1437-1446. DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2009.06.014

Silva, A.C.F., Brazão, S., Hawkins, S.J., Thompson, R.C. & Boaventura, D.M. (2009) Abundance, population structure and claw morphology of the semi-terrestrial crab Pachygrapsus marmoratus (Fabricius, 1787) on shores of differing wave exposure. Marine Biology, 156, 2591-2599. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-009-1283-1

Smirthwaite, J.J., Rundle, S.D. & Spicer, J.I. (2009) The use of developmental sequences for assessing evolutionary change in gastropods. Am. Mal. Bull. 27: 105-111.
Sorensen, G. Baker; A.C., Hall, M.J., Munn, C.B., and Schroeder, D.C. (2009). Novel virus dynamics in an Emiliania huxleyi bloom. J. Plankton Research 31: 787-791.

Svensson, P., Rodwell, L.D., Attrill, M.J. (2009). Privately managed marine reserves as a mechanism for the conservation of coral reef ecosystems: a case study from Vietnam. Ambio 38: 72-78.

Teuten, E.L., Saquing, J.M., Knappe, D.R.U., Barlaz, M.A., Jonsson, S., Björn, A., Rowland, S.J., Thompson, R.C. , Galloway, T.S., Yamashita, R., Ochi, D., Watanuki, Y., Moore, C.M., Viet, P., Tana, T.S., Prudente, M., Boonyatumanond, R., Zakaria, M.P., Akkhavong, K., Ogata, Y., Hirai, H., Iwasa, S., Mizukawa, K., Hagino, Y., Imamura, A., Saha, M. & Takada, H. (2009) Transport and release of chemicals from plastics to the environment and to wildlife. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B., 364, 2027-2045. DOI:10.1098/rstb.2008.0284
Thomas, S., Burdett, H., Temperton, B., Wick, R., Snelling, D., McGrath, D.W., Quinn, J.P., Munn, C. & Gilbert, J.A. (2009). Evidence for phosphonate usage in the coral holobiont. The ISME Journal 4:459-461.

Thompson, R.C. , Moore, C.M., vom Saal, F.S. & Swan, S.H. (2009) Plastics, the environment and human health: current consensus and future trends. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B., 364, 2153-2166. DOI:doi:10.1098/rstb.2009.0053

Thompson, R. C., Swan, S. H., Moore, C. & vom Saal, F. S. 2009 Our Plastic Age Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 364, 1973-1976

Tittensor D.P., Baco-Taylor A.R., Brewin P., Clark M.R., Consalvey M., Hall-Spencer J.M., Rowden A.A., Schlacher T., Stocks K. & Rogers A.D. (2009) Predicting global habitat suitability for stony corals on seamounts. J. Biogeog., 36: 1111-1128.

Valdivia, N., de la Haye, K.L., Jenkins, S.R., Kimmance, S.A., Thompson, R.C. & Molis, M. (2009) Functional composition, but not richness, affected the performance of sessile suspension-feeding assemblages. Journal of Sea Research, 61, 216-221. DOI:10.1016/j.seares.2008.12.001

Votier S.C., Hatchwell B.J., Mears M., Birkhead T.R.(2009) Changes in the timing of egg-laying of a colonial seabird in relation to population size and environmental conditions. MEPS 393:225-233.

Welter-Schultes, F. W., Eikel, O., Feuerstein, V. et al. (60 co-authors and 39 additional signatories including Bilton, D.T. & Marley, N.J.) (2009). Comment on the proposed Amendment of Articles of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature to expand and refine methods of publication. - Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 66 (3): 215-219. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/283724670_Comment_on_the_proposed_Amendment_of_Articles_of_the_International_Code_of_Zoological_Nomenclature_to_expand_and_refine_methods_of_publication

Book Chapters

Attrill, M.J. (2009). Sea Temperature Change as an Indicator of Global Change. In: Letcher, T.M. (ed.). Climate and Global Change: Observed Impacts on Planet Earth. Elsevier, New York. pp. 337-348.

Attrill, M.J. (2009). Change in Coral Reef Ecosystems as an Indicator of Climate and Global Change. In: Letcher, T.M. (ed.). Climate and Global Change: Observed Impacts on Planet Earth. Elsevier, New York. pp. 253-262.

Reports, workshops and published abstracts

Hall-Spencer J.M. & Stehfest K. (2009) Background document for Lophelia pertusa reefs. OSPAR Commission, 423/2009 32pp. ISBN 978-1-906840-63-1.

Hall-Spencer J.M. & Rodolfo-Metalpa R. (2009) Loss of Mediterranean marine biodiversity in a high-CO2 world. Impacts of acidification on biological, chemical and physical systems in the Mediterranean and Black Seas. No. 36 in CIESM Workshop Monographs [F. Briand Ed.], 124 pages, Monaco.
Howell, K.L., Heymans, J.J., Gordon, J.D.M., Duncan, J., Ayers, M., Jones, E.G (2009) DEEPFISH Project: Applying an ecosystem approach to the sustainable management of deep-water fisheries. Part 1: Development of the Ecopath with Ecosim model. Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban. U.K. Report no. 259a.

Howell, K.L., Heymans, J.J., Gordon, J.D.M., Duncan, J., Ayers, M., Jones, E.G (2009) DEEPFISH Project: Applying an ecosystem approach to the sustainable management of deep-water fisheries. Part 2: A new approach to managing deepwater fisheries. Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban. U.K. Report no. 259b


Publications 2008

Attrill, M.J., Gresty, K.A., Hill, R.A. & Barton, R.A. (2008). Red shirt colour is associated with long-term team success in English football. Journal of Sports Science 26: 577-58.

Baron, M., Davies, S., Alexander, L., Snellgrove, D. and K.A. Sloman (2008). The effect of dietary pigments on the coloration and behaviour of flame-red dwarf gourami, Colisa lalia. Animal Behaviour 75: 1041-1051.

Bilton, D.T., Thompson, A. & Foster, G.N. (2008). Inter- and intra-sexual dimorphism in the diving beetle Hydroporus memnonius Nicolai (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society - In press.

Bilton D.T., McAbendroth L.C., Nicolet P., Bedford A., Rundle S.D., Foggo, A. & Ramsay P (2008). Ecology and conservation status of temporary and fluctuating ponds in two areas of southern England. Aquatic Conservation – In press.

Blight A.J. and Thompson R.C. (2008). Epibiont species richness varies between holdfasts of a northern and a southerly distributed kelp species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 88: 469-475.

Branch G.M., Thompson R.C., Crowe T.P., Castilla J.C., Langmead O. & Hawkins S.J. (In press). Rocky intertidal shores: prognosis for the future. In: Aquatic ecosystems: trends and global prospects 20pp. Pollunin, N.V.C.ed.

Briffa M. (2008). Decisions during fights in the house cricket, Acheta domesticus: Mutual or self assessment of energy, weapons and size? Animal Behaviour 75: 1053-1062.

Briffa M., Haskell P. & Wilding, C. (2008). Behavioural colour change in the hermit crab Pagurus bernhardus: Reduced crypticity when the threat of predation is high. Behaviour 145: 915-929.

Briffa M. & Mowles S.L. (2008). Hermit crabs. Current Biology 18: R144-146.

Briffa M., Rundle S.D. & Fryer A. (2008). Comparing the strength of behavioural plasticity and consistency across situations: Animal personalities in the hermit crab Pagurus bernhardus. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 275:1335-1311.

Browne M.A., Dissanayake A., Galloway T.S., Lowe D.M. & Thompson R.C. (2008). Ingested microscopic plastic translocates to the circulatory system of the mussel, Mytilus edulis (L.) Environmental Science and Technology 42: 5026-5031.

Calosi P., Bilton D.T. & Spicer J.I. (2008). Thermal tolerance, acclimatory capacity and vulnerability to global climate change. Biology Letters 4: 99-102.

Calosi P., Bilton D.T., Spicer J.I. & Atfield A. (2008). Thermal tolerance and geographic range size in the Agabus brunneus group of European diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Journal of Biogeography 35: 295-305.

Collins S.A., Archer, J.A. & Barnard C.J. (In press). Welfare and mate choice in zebra finches: effect of handling regime and presence of cover. Animal Welfare.

Costa, O.S., Nimmo, M., Attrill, M.J. (2008). Coastal nitrification in Brazil: The role of nutrient excess on coral reef demise, with special reference to Bahian reefs. Journal of South American Earth Science 25: 257-270.

Griffin J., de la Haye K., Hawkins S.J., Thompson R.C. and Jenkins S. (2008). Predator diversity and ecosystem functioning: density modifies the effect of resource partitioning. Ecology 89: 298-305.

Hall-Spencer, J.M., Kelly, J. & Maggs, C.A. (2008). Assessment of maerl beds in the OSPAR area and the development of a monitoring program. DEHLG, Ireland. 30pp.

Hall-Spencer, J.M., Tasker, M., Christiansen, S., Rogers, S., Hoydal, K. (in press). The design of Marine Protected Areas on High Seas and territorial waters of Rockall. ICES Journal of Marine Science.

Hall-Spencer, J.M., Rodolfo-Metalpa, R., Martin, S., Ransome, E., Fine, M., Turner, S.M., Rowley, S.J., Tedesco, D., Buia, M.-C. (2008). Volcanic carbon dioxide vents reveal ecosystem effects of ocean acidification. Nature 454: 96-99.

Hawkins, S.J., Moore, P.J., Burrows, M.T., Poloczanska, E., Mieszkowska, N., Herbert, R.J.H., Jenkins, S.R., Thompson, R.C. , Genner, M.J. & Southward, A.J. (2008) Complex interactions in a rapidly changing world: responses of rocky shore communities to recent climate change. Climate Research, 37, 123-133 DOI:10.3354/cr00768

Henry, T.B., Black, M.C. (2008). Survival and development of western mosquitofish exposed to the SSRI fluoxetine HCl. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxciology 54:325-330.

Hirst, J.A. & Attrill, M.J. (2008). Small is beautiful: an inverted view of habitat fragmentation in seagrass beds. Estuarine Coastal & Shelf Science 78: 811–81.

Hourigan T.F., Boutillier J., Clark M., Hain S., Hall-Spencer J.M., Kenchington E., Roberts J.M., Tracey D. (2008). The status of cold-water coral communities of the world. In: Status of coral reefs of the world. IUCN, Switzerland.

Jackson A.C. & Rundle S.D. (2008). Diet shifts by an estuarine goby (Potamoschistus microps) in the face of variable prey availability. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 361: 1-7.

Leakey C.D.B., Attrill M.J., Jennings S. and Fitzsimons M.F. (2008). Stable isotopes in juvenile marine fishes and their invertebrate prey from the Thames Estuary, UK, and adjacent coastal regions. Estuarine Coastal & Shelf Science 77: 513-522.

Leakey, C.D.B., Attrill, M.J., Jennings, S. & Fitzsimons, M.F. (In press). Retrospective quantification of estuarine feeding activity by coastally caught marine fishes. Journal of Sea Research.

Leterme, S.C., Pingree, R.D., Skogen,M.D., Seuront, L., Reid, P.C. & Attrill, M.J. (2008). Decadal fluctuations in North Atlantic water inflow in the North Sea between 1958-2003: impacts on temperature and phytoplankton populations. Oceanologia 50: 59-72.

Malmqvist B., Rundle S.D. Covich, A.P., Hildrew, A.G., Robinson, C.T. & Townsend, C.R. et al (In press). Prospects for streams and rivers: an ecological approach. In: N. Polounin (Ed.) Threats to Aquatic Systems. Cambridge University Press.

Marley, N.J., Bertolani, R. & Nelson, D.R. (2008) Designation of Pseudobiotus kathmanae Nelson, Marley & Bertolani, 1999 as the type species for the genus Pseudobiotus Nelson, 1980 (Tardigrada). Zootaxa, 1940: 41-47. http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2008/f/zt01940p047.pdf

Mowles, S.L., Briffa, M., Cotton, P.A., & Spicer, J.I. (2008). The role of circulating metal ions during shell fights in the hermit crab Pagurus bernhardus. Ethology 114: 1014-1022.

Masterson, P., Arenas, F.A., Thompson, R.C. & Jenkins, S.R. (2008) Interaction of top down and bottom up factors in intertidal rockpools: Effects on early successional macroalgal community composition, abundance and productivity. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 363, 12-20. DOI:10.1016/j.jembe.2008.06.001
Martins G.M., Jenkins S.R., Hawkins S.J., Neto A.I. & Thompson R.C. (2008). Exploitation of rocky intertidal grazers: population status and potential impacts on community structure and functioning. Aquatic Biology 3: 1-10.

Martins G.M., Thompson R.C., Hawkins S.J., Neto A.I. & Jenkins S.R. (2008). Rocky intertidal community structure in oceanic islands: scales of spatial variability. Marine Ecology Progress Series 356: 15-24.

Martin S., Rodolfo-Metalpa R., Ransome E., Rowley S., Buia M-C, Gattuso J-P, Hall-Spencer J.M. (2008). Effects of naturally acidified seawater on seagrass calcareous epibionts. Biology Letters 4: 689-692.

Nomura, M., Sloman, K.A., von Keyserlingk, M.A.G. and A.P. Farrell. Physiology and behaviour of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) smolts during commercial land and sea transport. Physiology and Behavior - In press.

Pinn E.H., Thompson R.C. and Hawkins S.J. (2008). Piddocks (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Pholadidae) increase topographical complexity and species diversity in the intertidal. Marine Ecology Progress Series 355: 173-182.

Rodolfo-Metalpa R. & Hall-Spencer J.M. (2008). Ecological effects of volcanic CO2 vents. JMBA Global Marine Environment 8: 20-21.

Rogers, A.D., Clark, M.R., Hall-Spencer, J.M. & Gjerde, K.M. (2008). A scientific guide to the FAO international guidelines for the management of deep-sea fisheries in the High Seas. IUCN Switzerland 48 pp.

Sands, C.J., McInnes, S.J., Marley, N.J., Goodall-Copestake, W., Convey, P. & Linse, K. (2008) Phylum Tardigrada: an "individual" approach. Cladistics, 24: 861–871.http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-0031.2008.00219.x/pdf

Scott, G.R., Wood, C.M., Sloman, K.A., Iftikar, F.I., De Boeck, G., Almeida-Val, V.M.F. and A.L.Val (2008). Respiratory responses to progressive hypoxia in the Amazonian oscar, Astronotus ocellatus. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology 162: 109-116.

Sheehan, E.V., Thompson, R.C. , Coleman, R.A. & Attrill, M.J. (2008) Positive feedback fishery: Population consequences of 'crab-tiling' on the green crab Carcinus maenas. Journal of Sea Research, 60, 255-261. DOI:doi:10.1016/j.seares.2008.09.002

Silva, A.C.F., Hawkins, S.J., Boaventura, D.M. & Thompson, R.C. (2008) Predation by small mobile aquatic predators regulates populations of the intertidal limpet Patella vulgata (L.). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 367, 259-265 DOI:10.1016/j.jembe.2008.10.010

Sloman, K.A., Baker, D., Winberg, S. and R.W. Wilson (2008). Are there physiological correlates of dominance in natural trout populations? Animal Behaviour 76: 1279-1287.

Sloman, K.A., Mandic, M., Todgham, A.E., Fangue, N.A., Subrt, P. and J.G. Richards (2008). The response of the tidepool sculpin, Oligocottus maculosus to hypoxia in laboratory, mesocosm and field environments. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 149C:284-292.

Tweedley, J.R., Jackson, E.L., Attrill, M.J. (2008). Zostera marina seagrass beds enhance the attachment of the invasive alga Sargassum muticum in soft sediments. Marine Ecology Progress Series 354: 305-309.

Votier S.C., Bearhop S., Attrill M.J. & Oro D. (2008). Is climate change the most likely driver of range expansion for a critically endangered top predator in northeast Atlantic waters? Biology Letters 4: 205-206.

Votier S.C., Birkhead T.R., Oro D., Trinder M., Grantham M.J., Clark J.A., McCleery R.H. & Hatchwell B.J. (In press). Recruitment and survival of immature seabirds in relation to oil spills and climate variability. Journal of Animal Ecology.

Votier S.C., Heubeck M. & Furness R.W. (In press). Using inter-colony variation in demographic parameters to assess the impact of skua predation on seabird populations. Ibis.

Votier S.C., Bearhop S., Fyfe R. & Furness R.W. (In press). Linking temporal and spatial variation in the diet of a marine top predator with commercial fisheries. Marine Ecology Progress Series.

Wood P.J., Gunn J. & Rundle S.D. (In press). Response of benthic cave invertebrates to multiple disturbances. Aquatic Conservation.

Published Abstracts


Marley, N.J. (2008). Biodiversity within the Milnesiidae (Tardigrada). Journal of Morphology 269 (12): 1466-1466. (Abstract) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jmor.10683/pdf

McInnes, S.; Marley, N.J.; Sands, C.J. (2008). A Re-Evaluation of the Parachela (Eutardigrada: Tardigrada). Journal of Morphology 269 (12): 1466-1466. (Abstract) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jmor.10683/pdf


Sands, C.J., McInnes, S.J., Marley, N.J. , Goodall-Copestake, W.P. , Convey, P., and Linse L. (2008) Polar diversity of the Tardigrada: A combined morphological / molecular approach. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), XXX, July 2008 p. 1 http://www.uam.es/otros/cn-scar//SCAR_IASC_IPY/pdf/17167.pdf