Publications 2012

in the Marine Biology and Ecology Research Centre

Alarie, Y. & Bilton, D.T. (2012) The larva of Hydroporus zimmermanni J. Müller, 1926 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae), with notes on Its ecology and a review of described larvae of Hydroporus Clairville. The Coleopterists Bulletin 66, 81-91.

Arnberg M., Calosi P., Spicer J.I., Tandberg A.H.S., Nilsen M., Westerlund S., Bechmann R.K. (2012) Elevated temperature elicits greater effects than elevated pCO2 on the development, feeding and metabolism of northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis) larvae. Marine Biology special issue on Ocean Acidification. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-012-2072-9.     

Arnold T., Mealey C., Leahey H., Miller A.W., Hall-Spencer J.M., Milazzo M., Maers K. (2012) Ocean acidification and the loss of protective phenolics in seagrasses. PLoS ONE, 7(4), e35107.

Arribas, P., Abellan, P., Velasco, J., Bilton, D.T., Lobo, J.M., Millán, A. & Sánchez-Fernández, D. (2012) La vulnerabilidad de las especias frente al cambio climatico, un reto urgente para la conservacion de la biodiversidad. Ecosystemas 21, 79-84.

Arribas P., Abellán P., Velasco J., Bilton D.T., Millán A. & Sánchez-Fernández D. (2012) Evaluating drivers of vulnerability to climate change: a guide for insect conservation strategies. Global Change Biology 18, 2135–2146.

Arribas, P., Velasco, J., Abellán, P., Sánchez-Fernandez, D., Andújar, C., Calosi, P. Millán, A., Ribera, I. & Bilton, D.T. (2012) Dispersal ability rather than ecological tolerance drives differences in range size between lentic and lotic water beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Journal of Biogeography 39(5), 984-994.

Bakir, A., Rowland, S.J., Thompson, R.C. (2012) Competitive sorption of persistent organic pollutants onto microplastics in the marine environment. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64, 2782-2789.

Batchelor T.P., Santini G. & Briffa M. (2012) Size distribution and battles in wood ants: Group resource holding potential is the sum of the individual parts. Animal Behaviour 83, 111-117.

Bergsten, J., Bilton, D.T., Fujisawa, T., Elliott, M., Monaghan, M.T., Balke, M., Hendrich, L., Geijer, J., Herrmann J., Foster, G.N., Ribera, I., Nilsson, A.N., Barraclough, T.G. & Vogler, A.P. (2012) The Effect of Geographical Scale of Sampling on DNA Barcoding. Systematic Biology. DOI: 10.1093/sysbio/sys037.

Bicknell A.W.J., Knight M.E., Bilton D., Reid J.B.,Burke T. & Votier S.C. (in press) Population genetic structure and long-distancedispersal among seabird populations: Implications for colony persistence. Molecular Ecology.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05558.x.

Bilton, D.T. & Perkins, P. (2012) Two new species of Parhydraenini from South Africa (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae). Zootaxa 3342, 51–59.

Bilton, D.T. (2012) Stictonectes rebeccae sp. nov. from the Iberian peninsula, with notes on its phylogenetic position (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Zootaxa 3188, 42–54.

Bitterli, T., Rundle, S.D. & Spicer, J. I. (2012) Development of cardiovascular function in the marine gastropod Littorina obtusata (Linnaeus). Journal of Experimental Biology 215, 2327 - 2333.

Briffa M., de La Haye K. & Munday P.L. (2012) High CO2 and marine animal behaviour: Potential mechanisms and ecological consequences. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64, 1519–1528.

Burdett H., Aloisio E., Calosi P., Findlay H., Widdicombe S., Hatton A., Kamenos N. (2012) The effect of chronic and acute low pH on the intracellular DMSP production and epithelial cell morphology of red coralline algae. Marine Biology Research 8, 756-763.

Calosi, P.C., Bilton, D.T., Spicer, J.I., Verberk, W.C.E.P., Atfield, A. & Garland, T. Jr. (2012) The comparative biology of diving in two genera of European Dytiscidae (Coleoptera). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25, 329–341.

Christen N., Calosi P., McNeill C.L., Widdicombe S. (2012). Structural and functional vulnerability to elevated pCO2 in marine benthic communities. Marine Biology special issue on Ocean Acidification. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-012-2097-0.

Cook, B.I., Wolkovich, E.M., Parmesan C. (2012) Divergent responses to spring and winter warming drive community level flowering trends. PNAS 109, 9000-9005.

David Sánchez-Fernández, D., Aragón, P., Bilton, D.T. & Lobo, J.M. (2012) Assessing the congruence of thermal niche estimations derived from distribution and physiological data. A test using diving beetles. PloS ONE 7: e48163. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0048163.

de La Haye K., Spicer J.I., Widdicombe S. & Briffa, M. (2012) Reduced pH sea water disrupts chemo-responsive behaviour in an intertidal crustacean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology & Ecology 412, 134–140.

Donohue P., Calosi P., Bates A.H., Laverock B., Rastrick S., Mark F.C., Strobel A., Widdicombe S. ( 2012) Physiological and behavioural impacts of exposure to elevated pCO2 on an important ecosystem engineer, the burrowing shrimp Upogebia deltaura. Aquatic Biology 15(1), 73-86.

Ellis, J.S., Turner, L.M. & Knight, M.E. (2012) Patterns of selection and polymorphism of innate immunity genes in bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Genetica 140, 205-217.

Fort J., Pettex E., Tremblay Y., Lorentsen S-H., Garthe S., Votier S.,Pons J-B., Siorat F., Furness R.W., Grecian J.W., Bearhop S., Montevecchi W.A. & Gremillet D. (2012) Meta-population evidence of oriented chain migration innorthern gannets (Morus bassanus). Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

Grecian W.J., Attrill M.J., Bearhop S., Godley B.J., Witt M.J. & Votier S.C. (in press) A novel technique to identify important at-seaareas for seabird conservation. 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. (2012) Marine bivalve shell geochemistry and ultrastructure from modern low pH environments: environmental effect versus experimental bias. Biogeosciences 9, 1897-1914.

Hall-Spencer J.M., Rodolfo-Metalpa R. (2012) Effects of ocean acidification on Mediterranean coastal habitats. In Stambler N (ed.) Life in the Mediterranean Sea: A look at habitat changes. Nova Science Publishers Inc. p 671-684. ISBN: 978-1-61209-644-5.

Hammond, J.A., Hauton C., Bennett, K.A. and Hall A.J. (2012) Phocid seal leptin: tertiary structure and hydrophobic receptor binding site preservation during distinct leptin gene evolution. PLoS One 7: e35395. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0035395.

Hanley M.E. (2012) Seedling defoliation, plant growth and flowering potential in native- and invasive-range Plantago lanceolata populations. Weed Research 52, 252-259.

Hernandez-Kantun J.J., Rindi F., Riosmena-Rodríguez R., Maggs C.A., Hall-Spencer J.M., Peña V. (2012) Molecular diversity of maerl-forming corallines (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 48, S16-S16.

Hidalgo-Ruz, V., Gutow, L., Thompson, R. C. & Thiel, M. (2012) Microplastics in the Marine Environment: A Review of the Methods Used for Identification and Quantification. Environmental Science & Technology 46, 3060-3075.

Hilmi N., Allemand D., Dupont S., Safa A., Haraldsson G., Nunes P.D., Moore C., Hattam C., Reynaud S., Hall-Spencer J.M., Fine M., Turley C., Jeffree R., Orr J., Munday P.L.,Cooley S. (in press) Towards improved socio-economic assessments of ocean acidification's impacts. Marine Biology.

Holmes, L. A., Turner, A. & Thompson, R. C. (2012) Adsorption of trace metals to plastic resin pellets in the marine environment. Environmental Pollution 160, 42-48.

Johnson V.R., Brownlee, C., Rickaby R.E.M., Graziano M., Milazzo M., Hall-Spencer, J.M. (2012) Responses of marine benthic microalgae to elevated CO2. Marine Biology. DOI:10.1007/s00227-011-1840-2.

Johnson V.R., Russell B.D., Fabricius K., Hall-Spencer J.M. (2012) Temperate and tropical brown macroalgae thrive, despite decalcification, along natural CO2 gradients. Global Change Biology 18(8). DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02716.x

Kadhim, H.M., Miah, A., Munn, C.B. & Gilpin, M.L. (2012) 'Development of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for the detection of virulent forms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.' Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31(4), 431 - 439.

Kletou D., Hall-Spencer J.M. (2012) Threats to ultraoligotrophic marine ecosystems. In Cruzado A (ed) Marine Ecosystems. InTech - Open Access Publisher. ISBN 979-953-307-4305.

Lauria V., Attrill M.J., Pinnegar J.K., Brown A., Edwards M., Votier S.C., 2012. Influence of climate change and trophic coupling across four trophic levels in the Celtic Sea. PLoS ONE 7(10): e47408. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047408

Lidbury I., Johnson V., Hall-Spencer J.M., Munn C.B. & Cunliffe M. (2012) Community-level response of coastal microbial biofilms to ocean acidification in a natural carbon dioxide vent ecosystem. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64, 1063-1066.

Lusher, A.L., McHugh M. and Thompson R.C. (2012) Occurrence of microplastics in the gastrointestinal tract of pelagic and demersal fish from the English Channel. Marine Pollution Bulletin 67, 94-99.

Massamba-N'Sala G., Calosi, P., Bilton, D.T., Prevedelli, D. & Simonini R. (2012) Life-history and thermal tolerance traits display different thermal plasticities and relationships with temperature in the marine polychaete Ophryotrocha labronica La Greca and Bacci (Dorvilleidae). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 438, 109-117.

Melatunan S., Calosi P., Rundle S.D., Widdicombe S., Moody A.J. (2012) Marine gastropod shell plastic responses to the combined effects of ocean acidification and elevated temperature. Marine Ecology Progress Series. DOI 10.3354/meps10046.

Meron, D., Rodolfo-Metalpa, R., Cunning, R., Baker, A.C., Fine, M. & Banin, E. (2012) Changes in coral microbial communities in response to a natural pH gradient. The ISME Journal 6, 1775-1785.

Merrifield D.L., Shaw B.J., Harper G.M., Saoud I.P., Davies S.J., Handy R.D., Henry T.B.. (in press) Ingestion of food containing metal nanoparticles disrupts endogenous microbiota in zebrafish with potential implications on organism health. Environmental Science & Technology.

Mowles S.L. & Briffa M. (in press) Forewarned is forearmed: early signals of RHP predict opponent fatigue in hermit crab shell fights. Behavioural Ecology.

Mowles S.L., Cotton P.A. & Briffa M. (2012) Consistent crustaceans: the identification of stable behavioural syndromes in hermit crabs. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 66, 1087-1094.

Naylor, L. A., Coombes, M. A., Venn, O., Roast, S. D. & Thompson, R. C. 2012 Facilitating ecological enhancement of coastal infrastructure: The role of policy, people and planning. Environmental Science & Policy 22, 36-46.

Park J.W., Heah T.P., Gouffon J.S., Henry T.B., Sayler G.S. (in press) Global gene expression in larval zebrafish (Danio rerio) exposed to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (fluoxetine and sertraline) reveals unique expression profiles and potential biomarkers of exposure. Environmental Pollution.

Rees, S. E., M. C. Austen, et al. (2012) Incorporating indirect ecosystem services into marine protected area planning and management. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management 8(3), 273-285.

Reinardy H.C., Skippins E., Henry T.B., Awadhesh N.J. (in press) Development and validation of non-invasive methodology for repeated collection and assessment of DNA damage in sperm of zebrafish Danio rerio. Journal of Fish Biology.

Richardson, A.J., Brown, C.J., Brander, K., Bruno, J.F., Buckley, L., Burrows, M.T., Duarte, C.M., Halpern, B.S., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Holding, J., Kappel, C.V., Kiessling, W., Moore, P.J., O'Connor, M.I., Pandolfi, J.M., Parmesan, C., Schoeman, D.S., Schwing, F., Sydeman, W.J., Poloczanska, E.S. (2012) Climate change and marine life. Biology Letters 8, 907-909.

Rowe R.L., Goulson D., Doncaster C.P., Clarke D., Taylor G. & Hanley M.E. (in press) Evaluating ecosystem processes in willow short rotation coppice bioenergy plantations. GCB Bioenergy.

Rudin F.S. & Briffa M. (2012) Is boldness a Resource Holding Potential trait? Fighting prowess and changes in startle response in the sea anemone Actinia equina. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 279, 1904-1910.

Russell B.D., Harley C.D.G., Wernberg T., Mieszkowska N., Widdicombe S., Hall-Spencer J.M., Connell S.D. (2012) Predicting ecosystem shifts requires new approaches that integrate the effects of climate change across entire systems. Biology Letters 8, 164-166.

Sabatier P., Reyss J.L., Hall-Spencer J.M., Colin C., Frank N., Tisnérat-Laborde N., Bordier L., Douville E. (2012) 210Pb-226Ra chronology reveals rapid growth rate of Madrepora oculata and Lophelia pertusa on world's largest cold-water coral reef. Biogeosciences 9, 1253-1265.

Saez, A.A., Lobos, M.G., Macaya, E.C., Oliva, D., Quiroz, W., Brown, M.T. (2012) Variation in patterns of metal accumulation in thallus parts of Lessonia trabeculata (Laminariales; Phaeophyceae): Implications for biomonitoring. PLos One, 7, e50170.

Sheehan, E.V., Attrill, M.J., Thompson, R.C., Coleman, R.A. (2012) Changes in shorebird behaviour and distribution associated with an intertidal crab fishery. Aquatic Conservation. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2261.

Spicer, J.I. & Widdicombe, S. (2012) Acute extracellular acid-base disturbance in the burrowing sea urchin Brissopsis lyrifera during exposure to a simulated CO2 release. Science of the Total Environment 427-428, 203 – 207.

Spicer, J.I. (2012) Biodiversity: Bolinda Beginner Guides [unabridged] (Aubible Audio Edition, Narrator Miranda Nation). Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.

Stamps J.A., Briffa M. & Biro P.A. (2012) Unpredictable animals: individual differences in intra-individual variability (IIV). Animal Behaviour 83, 1325-1334.

Stauss C., Bearhop S., Bodey T.W., Garthe S., Gunn C., Grecian W.J., Inger R.,Knight M.E., Newton J., Patrick S.C., Phillips R.A., Waggitt J.J., Votier S.C. (in press) Sex-specific foraging behaviour in northerngannets Morus bassanus: Incidence and implications. Marine EcologyProgress Series.

Suggett D.J., Hall-Spencer J.M., Rodolfo-Metalpa R., Boatman T.G., Payton R., Pettay D.T., Johnson V.R., Warner M.E. & Lawson T. (2012) Sea anemones may thrive in a high CO2 world. Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02767.x.

Turner A., Brice D., Brown M.T. (in press) Interactions of silver nanoparticles with the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca. Ecotoxicology.

Verberk W.C.E.P., Calosi P. (2012) Oxygen limits heat tolerance and drives heat hardening in the aquatic nymphs of the gill breathing damselfly Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus,1758). Journal of Thermal Biology 37, 224-229.

Wearmouth, V. J., Southall, E. J., Morritt, D., Thompson, R. C., Cuthill, I. C., Partridge, J. C. & Sims, D. W. 2012 Year-round sexual harassment as a behavioral mediator of vertebrate population dynamics. Ecological Monographs 82, 351-366.

Witt, M. J., Sheehan, E. V., Bearhop, S., Broderick, A. C., Conley, D. C., Cotterell, S., Crow, P. E. Grecian, W. J., Halsband, C., Hodgson, D. J., Hosegood, P., Inger, R., Miller, P. I., Sims, D. W., Thompson, R. C., Vanstaen, K. Votier, S. C., Attrill, M. J. and Godley, B. J. (2012) Assessing wave energy effects on biodiversity: the Wave Hub experience. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society a-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences 370, 502-529.

Wolkovich, E.M., Cook, B.I., Allen, J.M., Crimmins, T.M., Betancourt, J.L., Travers, S.E., Pau, S., Regetz, J., Davies, T.J., Kraft, N.J.B., Ault, T.R., Bolmgren, K., Mazer, S.J., McCabe, G.J., McGill, B.J., Parmesan, C., Salamin, N., Schwartz, M.D., Cleland, E.E. (2012) Warming experiments underpredict plant phenological responses to climate change. Nature 485, 494-497.

Yesson C., Taylor M.L., Tittensor D.P., Davies A.J., Guinotte J., Baco A., Black J., Hall-Spencer J.M., Rogers A.D. (2012) Global habitat suitability of cold-water octocorals. Journal of Biogeography. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02681.x.