Publications 2011

for the Marine Biology and Ecology Research Centre

Journal articles
Barry J.P., Widdicombe S., Hall-Spencer J.M. (2011) Effects of ocean acidification on marine biodiversity and ecosystem function. In Gattuso JP & Hansson L (eds) Ocean acidification. Oxford University Press.

Batchelor T.P. & Briffa M. (2011) Fight tactics in wood ants: Individuals in smaller groups fight harder but die faster. Proceedings of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences 278, 3243-3250.

Bennett, K. A., Moss, S.E.W., Pomeroy, P.P., Speakman, J. R. and Fedak, M. A. (2011) Effects of handling regime and sex on changes in cortisol, thyroid hormones and body mass in fasting grey seal pups. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 161, 69-76. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.09.003

Bennett, K.A., Forsyth, L. and Burchell, A. (2011) Functional analysis of the 5’ flanking region of the human G6PC3 gene: regulation of promoter activity by glucose, pyruvate, AMP kinase and the pentose phosphate pathway. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 103, 254-261.

Bicknell, A.W.J., Dawson, D.A., Horsburgh, G.J.., Knight, M.E., Bilton, D.T. & Votier, S.C. (2011) Characterisation and predicted genome locations of Leach’s storm-petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) microsatellite loci (Procellariidae, Aves). Conservation Genetics Resources. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-011-9439-y.

Bicknell, A.W.J., Campbell, M., Knight, M.E., Bilton, D.T., Newton, J. & Votier, S.C. (2011) Effects of formalin preservation on stable carbon and nitrogen isotope signatures in Calanoid copepods: Implications for the use of Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey samples in stable isotope analyses. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectroscopy 2011, 1794-1800.

Bozinovic, F., Calosi, P. & Spicer, J.I. (2011): Physiological correlates of geographical range in animals. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 42, 155–179.

Briffa M. & Greenaway J. (2011) High in situ repeatability of behaviour indicates animal personality in the beadlet anemone Actinia equina (Cnidaria). PLoS One 6(7), e21963

Briffa M. & Twyman C. (2011) Do I stand out or blend in? Conspicuousness awareness and consistent behavioural differences in hermit crabs. Biology Letters 7, 330-332. DOI:10.1098/rsbl.2010.0761
Browne, M. A., Crump, P., Niven, S. J., Teuten, E., Tonkin, A., Galloway, T., Thompson, R. (2011) Accumulation of Microplastic on Shorelines Woldwide: Sources and Sinks. Environmental Science & Technology 45, 9175-9179.

Collins S.A. & Swann C. (2011) Advertising acceptability: is mollusk olfaction important in seedling selection? Plant Ecology 212, 727-731.

Coombes, M. A., Naylor, L. A., Thompson, R. C., Roast, S. D., Gomez-Pujol, L. & Fairhurst, R. J. (2011) Colonization and weathering of engineering materials by marine microorganisms: an SEM study. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 36, 582-593.

Dalesman, S., Rundle, S.D. & Lukowiak, K. (2011) Microgeographic variability between populations in long-term memory formation. Animal Behaviour 82: 311-319.

Dalsgaard, B., Magard, E., Fjeldsa, J., Gonzalez, AMM., Rahbek, C., Olesen, JM., Ollerton, J., Alarcon, R., Araujo, AC., Cotton, PA., Lara, C., Machado, CG., Sazima, I., Sazima, M., Timmermann, A., Watts, S., Sandel, B., Sutherland, WJ. & Svenning, JC. (2011) 'Specialization in Plant-Hummingbird Networks Is Associated with Species Richness, Contemporary Precipitation and Quaternary Climate-Change Velocity'. PLoS One 6(10). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0025891

de la Haye, K.L., Spicer, J.I., Widdicombe, S. & Briffa, M. (2011) Low pH disrupts resource assessment and decision making in the hermit crab Pagurus bernhardus. Animal Behaviour 82, 495 – 501.

Ellis, R.P., Parry, H., Spicer, J.I., Hutchinson, T.H., Pipe, R.K. & Widdicombe, S. (2011) Immunological function in marine invertebrates: Responses to environmental perturbation. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 30, 1209 – 1222.

Findlay H.S., Calosi P., Crawfurd K (2011) Determinants of the PIC:POC response in the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi under future ocean acidification scenarios. Limnology & Oceanography 56(3), 1168-1178.

Findlay, H.S., Wood, H.L., Kendall, M.A., Spicer, J.I., Twitchett, R. & Widdicombe, S. (2011) Comparing the impact of high CO2 on calcium carbonate structures in different marine organisms. Marine Biology Research 7, 565 – 575.

Florencio, M., Díaz-Paniagua, C., Serrano, L. & Bilton, D. T. (2011) Spatio-temporal nested patterns in macroinvertebrate assemblages across a pond network with a wide hydroperiod range. Oecologia 166, 469–483.

Fort J, Pettex E, Tremblay Y, Lorensten S-H, Garthe S, Votier S, Pons JB, Siorat F, Furness RW, Grecian J, Bearhop S, Montevecchi W, Grémillet D (in press) Meta-population evidence of oriented chain-migration in northern gannets. Frontiers in Ecology & The Environment.

Grecian W.J., Witt M.J., Attrill M.J., Bearhop S., Godley B.J., Grémillet D., Hamer K.C., Votier S.C. (in press) A novel projection technique to identify important at-sea areas for seabird conservation: an example using Northern gannets breeding in the North East Atlantic. Biological Conservation.

Hahn S., Rodolfo-Metalpa R., Griesshaber E., Schmahl W.W., Buhl D., Hall-Spencer J.M., Baggini C., Fehr K.T., Immenhauser A. (2011) Marine bivalve geochemistry and shell ultrastructure from modern low pH environments. Biogeosciences Discussions 8, 10351-10388.

Hale R., Calosi P., McNeil L., Mieszkowska N., Widdicombe S. (2011) Predicted levels of future ocean acidification and temperature rise could alter community structure and biodiversity in marine benthic communities. Oikos 120(5), 661-674.

Hall-Spencer J.M. (2011) No reason for complacency. Nature Climate Change 1, 174.

Han T., Kong J.A., Kang H.G., Kim S.J., Jin G.S., Choi H., Brown M.T. (2011) Sensitivity of spore germination and germ tube elongation of Saccharina japonica to metal exposure. Ecotoxicology 20, 2056 - 2068.

Handy R.D., Al-Bairuty G., Ramsden C.S., Boyle D., Shaw B.J., Henry T.B. (in press)011. Effects of manufactured nanomaterials on fishes: a target organ and body systems physiology approach. Journal of Fish Biology

Hanley M.E., Franco M., Dean C.E., Franklin E.L., Harris H.R., Haynes A.G., Rapson S.R., Rowse G., Thomas K.C., Waterhouse B.R. & Knight M.E. (2011) Increased bumblebee abundance along the margins of a mass flowering crop: evidence for pollinator spill-over. Oikos 120: 1618-1624.

Henry T.B., Petersen E.J., Compton R.N. (2011) Aqueous fullerene aggregates (nC60) generate minimal reactive oxygen species and are of low toxicity in fish: a revision of previous reports. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 22, 533-537.

Howell, K.L., Holt, R., Pulido Endrino, I., Stewart, H. (in press) When the species is also a habitat: comparing the predictively modelled distributions of Lophelia pertusa and the reef habitat it forms. Biological Conservation

Johnson V.R., Brownlee, C., Rickaby R.E.M., Graziano M., Milazzo M., Hall-Spencer, J.M. (2011) Responses of marine benthic microalgae to elevated CO2. Marine Biology. DOI:10.1007/s00227-011-1840-2.

Kaiser, M.J., Attrill, M.J., Jennings, S., Thomas, D.N., Barnes, D.K.A., Brierley, A.S., Hiddink, J.G., Kaartokallio, H., Polunin, N.V.C., Raffaelli, D.G. (2011). Marine Cology: Processes, Systems and Impacts, 2nd edition. Oxford University Press.

Kerrison P., Hall-Spencer J.M., Suggett D., Hepburn L.J., Steinke M. (2011) Assessment of pH variability at coastal CO2 vents for ocean acidification studies. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 94, 129-137.

MacNeil C., Dick J.T.A. , Platvoet D. & Briffa M. (2011) Direct and indirect effects of a species replacement; the invading amphipod crustacean Dikerogammarus villosus can disrupt aquatic ecosystem energy flow and function. Journal of the North American Benthological Association 30, 38-48.

Marley, N.J., McInnes, S.J. and Sands, C.J. (2011). Phylum Tardigrada: A re-evaluation of the Parachela. Zootaxa, 2819, 51–64 (2011 April 14th).

Martins, G. M., Jenkins, S. R., Hawkins, S. J., Neto, A. I., Medeiros, A. R., Thompson, R. C. (2011) Illegal harvesting affects the success of fishing closure areas. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 91, 929-937.

Masakorala K., Turner A., Brown M.T. (2011) Toxicity of synthetic surfactants to the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca. Water Air Soil Pollution 218, 283-91.

Melatunan, S., Calosi, P., Rundle, S.D., Moody, A.J., Widdicombe, S. (2011) Exposure to elevated temperature and PCO2 reduces respiration rate and energy status in the periwinkle Littorina littorea. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 84, 583-594.

Moore, P. J., Thompson, R. C., Hawkins, S. J. (2011) Phenological changes in intertidal con-specific gastropods in response to climate warming. Global Change Biology 17, 709-719.

Morley, S.A., Lemmon, V., Obermüller, B.E., Spicer, J.I., Clark, M.S. & Peck, L.S. (2011) Duration tenacity: a method for assessing acclimatory capacity of the Antarctic limpet, Nacella concinna. Journal of Experimental Biology and Ecology 399, 39 – 42.

Mowles S.L., Cotton P.A. & Briffa M. (2011) Flexing the abdominals: Do bigger muscles make better fighters? Biology Letters 7, 358-360. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.1079

Mowles, S.L., Rundle, S.D. & Cotton, P.A. (2011) 'Susceptibility to predation affects trait-mediated indirect interactions by reversing interspecific competition.' PLoS One 6 (8), p e23068. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023068

Petersen E.J., Henry T.B. (in press) Methodological considerations for testing the ecotoxicity of carbon nanotubes and fullerenes. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Picazo, F., Bilton, D.T., J.L. Moreno, J.L., Sánchez-Fernández, D. & Millán, A. 2011. Water beetle biodiversity in Mediterranean standing waters: assemblage composition, environmental drivers and nestedness patterns. Insect Conservation and Diversity. DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-4598.2011.00144.x.

Pistevos J.C.A., Calosi P., Widdicombe S., Bishop J.D.D. (2011) Will variation among genetic individuals influence species responses to global climate change? Oikos 120(5), 675-689.

Porzio L, Buia M.C., Hall-Spencer J.M. (2011) Effects of ocean acidification on macroalgal communities.Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 400, 278-287.

Reinardy H.C., Teyssie J.L., Jeffree R.A., Copplestone D., Henry T.B., Jha J.N. 2011. Uptake, depuration, and radiation dose estimation in zebrafish exposed to radionuclides via aqueous or dietary routes. Science of the Total Environment 409, 3771-3779.

Rodolfo-Metalpa, R., Houlbreque, F., Tambutte, E., Boisson, F., Baggini, C., Patti, FP., Jeffree, R., Fine, M., Foggo, A., Gattuso, JP. & Hall-Spencer, J.M.. (2011) Coral and mollusc resistance to ocean acidification adversely affected by warming. Nature Climate Change 1, 308 – 312.

Rogers E.D., Henry T.B., Gouffon J.S., McPherson J.T., Boyer G.L., Sayler G.S., Wilhelm G.S. (2011) Global gene expression profiling in larval zebrafish exposed to microcystin-LR and Microcystis reveals endocrine disrupting effects of cyanobacteria. Environmental Science & Technology 45,1962-1969.

Rowe R.L., Hanley M.E., Goulson D., Clarke D., Doncaster C.P. & Taylor G. (2011) Potential benefits of commercial willow short rotation coppice (SRC) for farm-scale plant and invertebrate communities in the agri-environment. Biomass & Bioenergy 35, 325-336.

Rudin S.F. & Briffa M. (2011) The logical polyp: Assessments and decisions during contests in the beadlet anemone Actinia equina. Behavioural Ecology 22, 1278-1285.

Rundle, S.D., Smirthwaite, J.J., Colbert, M.W. & Spicer, J.I. (2011) Predator cues alter the sequence of developmental events in gastropod embryos. Biology Letters 7, 285-287.

Russell B.D., Harley C.D.G., Wernberg T., Mieszkowska N., Widdicombe S., Hall-Spencer J.M., Connell S.D. (2011) Predicting ecosystem shifts requires new approaches that integrate the effects of climate change across entire systems. Biology Letters. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0779.

Sabatier P, Reyss J.L, Hall-Spencer J.M., Colin C., Frank N., Tisnérat-Laborde N, Bordier L, Douville E. (2011) 210Pb-226Ra chronology reveals rapid growth rate of Madrepora oculata and Lophelia pertusa on world's largest cold-water coral reef. Biogeosciences Discussions 8, 12247-12283. DOI:10.5194/bgd-8-12247-2011.

Sangster G., Collinson J.M., Crochet P.-A., Knox A.G., Parkin D.T., Svensson L., Votier S.C. (2011) Taxonomic recommendations for British birds: seventh report. Ibis 153, 883-892.

Söffker M., Sloman K.A., Hall-Spencer J.M. (2011) In situ observations of fish associated with coral reefs off Ireland. Deep-Sea Research Part 1 58, 818-825.
Skov, M. W., Hawkins, S. J., Volkelt-Igoe, M., Pike, J., Thompson, R. C., Doncaster, C. P. (2011). Patchiness in resource distribution mitigates habitat loss: insights from high-shore grazers. Ecosphere 2, 1-17.

Spicer, J.I. (2011) Darwin and God. Science & Christian Belief 23, 87 – 88.

Spicer, J.I., Rundle, S.D. & Tills, O. (2011) Studying the altered timing of physiological events during development. It's about time... or is it? Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology 178, 3 – 12.

Spicer, J.I., Widdicombe, S., Needham, H.R. & Berge, J.A. (2011) Impact of CO2-acidified seawater on the extracellular acid-base balance of the northern sea urchin Strongylocentrotus dröebachiensis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 407, 19 – 25.

Tills, O., Rundle, S.D., Salinger, M., Haun, T., Pfenninger, M. & Spicer, J.I. (2011): A genetic basis for intra-specific differences in developmental timing? Evolution and Development 13, 542 – 548.

Torres L.G., Thompson D.R., Bearhop S., Votier S., Taylor G.A., Sagar P.M., Robertson B.C. (2011) White-capped albatrosses alter fine-scale foraging behaviour patterns when associated with fishing vessels. Marine Ecology Progress Series 428, 289-301

Varma R., Turner A., Brown M.T. (2011) Bioaccumulation of metals by Fucus ceranoides in estuaries of South West England. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62, 2557-2562.

Verberk, W.C.E.P., Bilton, D.T., Calosi, P. & Spicer, J.I. (2011) Oxygen supply in aquatic ectotherms: Partial pressure and solubility together explain biodiversity and size patterns. Ecology 92, 1565–1572.

Verberk, W.C.E.P. & Bilton, D.T. 2011. Can oxygen set thermal limits in an insect and drive gigantism? PLoS ONE 6, e22610.

Vonlanthen S., Brown M.T., Turner A. (2011) Toxicity of the of the amphoteric surfactant, cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB) to the marine macroalga Ulva lactuca. Ecotoxicology 20, 202-207.

Votier S.C., Archibald K., Morgan G., Morgan L. (2011) The use of plastic debris as nesting material by a colonial seabird and associated entanglement mortality. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62, 168-172

Votier S.C., Grecian W.J., Patrick S., Newton J. (2011) Inter-colony movements, at-sea behaviour and foraging in an immature seabird: results from GPS-PTT tracking, radio-tracking and stable isotope analysis. Marine Biology 158, 355-362

Widdicombe, S., Spicer, J.I. & Kitidis, V. (2011) Effects of ocean acidification on sediment fauna. Chapter 11. In, Ocean Acidification (eds Gattuso, J.P. and L. Hansson). Oxford University Press.

Wood, H.L., Spicer, J.I., Kendall, M.A., Lowe, D.M. & Widdicombe, S. (2011) Ocean warming and acidification; implications for the Arctic brittlestar Ophiocten sericeum. Polar Biology 34, 1033 – 1044.

Munn, C.B., 2011. Marine Microbiology – Ecology & Applications (Second edition). Garland Science, Oxford