MBA scientists regularly publish their findings in leading research journals. Selected recent examples are listed below.

The MBA also publishes its own research journals: the Journal of the Marine biological Association (JMBA) and Marine Biodiversity Records (MBR).

Longer and more frequent marine heatwaves over the past century. Oliver, ECJ; Donat, MG; Burrows, MT; Moore, PJ; Smale, DA; Alexander, LV; Benthuysen, JA; Feng, M; Sen Gupta, A; Hobday, AJ; Holbrook, NJ; Perkins-Kirkpatrick, SE; Scannell, HA; Straub, SC; Wernberg, T. 2018

Nature Communications (2018) 9: 1324

Dynamic changes in carbonate chemistry in the microenvironment around single marine phytoplankton cells. Chrachri A, Hopkinson BM, Flynn K, Brownlee C,  Wheeler GL

Nature Communications (2018) 9: 74

How microbes survive in the open ocean. Zehr, J.P., Weitz, J.S., Joint, I.R.

Science (2017) 357 (6352) 646-647

Climate driven regime shift of a temperate marine ecosystem. Wernberg, T.,Bennett, S., Babcock, al

Science (2016) 353 (6295) 169-172

Ocean-wide tracking of pelagic sharks reveals extent of overlap with longline fishing hotspots. Queiroz, N., Humphries, N.E., Mucientes, G.R., Hammerschlag, N., Lima, F., Scales, K., Miller, P.I., Sousa, L.L., Seabra, R., Sims, D.W.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. (2016) 113, 1582-1587.

A role for diatom-like silicon transporters in calcifying coccolithophores. Durak GM, Taylor AR, Walker CE, Probert I, de Vargas C, Audic S, Schroeder D, Brownlee C, Wheeler GL.

Nature Communications. (2016). 7:10543.

The SM protein Sly1 accelerates assembly of the ER-Golgi SNARE complex. Demircioglu FD, Burkhardt P, Fasshauer D .

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. (2014) 111, 13828-13833.

Seasonal microbial community dynamics correlate with phytoplankton-derived polysaccharides in surface coastal waters. Taylor JD, Cottingham SD, Billinge J & Cunliffe M.

The ISME Journal (2014) 8: 245–248.

An extreme climatic event alters marine ecosystem structure in a global biodiversity hotspot. Wernberg, T., Smale, D. A., Tuya, F. et al

Nature Climate Change (2013) 3: 78-82

Pan genome of the phytoplankton Emiliania underpins its global distribution. Read BA, Kegel J, Klute MJ,et al.

Nature (2013) 499, 209-213.

Global Honey Bee Viral Landscape Altered by a Parasitic Mite. Martin SJ, Highfield AC, Brettell L, Villalobos EM, Budge GE, Powell M, Nikaido M, Schroeder DC.

Science (2012) 336 (6086) 1304-1306

Region-wide changes in marine ecosystem dynamics: state-space models to distinguish trends from step changes. Spencer, M., Mieszkowska, N*., Robinson, L. A., et al. *joint 1st author.

Global Change Biology (2012) 18(4), 1270-1281.

Refereed Journal Publications

Araújo RM., Assis J., Aguillar R., Arioldi L., Bárbara L., Bartsch I., Bekkby T.,Christie H.,Davoult D., Derrien-Courtel S., Fernandez C.,FredriksenS.,Gevaert F., Gundersen H., Le Gal A., Lévêque L., Mieszkowska N., Norderhaug KM.,OliveiraPB., Puente A., RicoJM., Rinde E., Schubert H., StrainEM., Valero M.,Viard F., Sousa L.,_Pinto I. 2016. Status, trends and drivers of kelp forests in Europe: an expert assessment. Biodiversity and Conservation, 25 (7). 1319–1348. 10.1007/s10531-016-1141–7

Arnold M., Teagle H., Brown MP., Smale DA. 2016. The structure of biogenic habitat and epibiotic assemblages associated with the global invasive kelp Undaria pinnatifida in comparison to native macroalgae. Biological Invasions, 18 (3). 661–676. 10.1007/s10530-015-1037-6

Ball RE., Serra-Pereira B., Ellis J., Genner MJ., Iglésias S., Johnson AF., Jones CS., Leslie R., Lewis J., Mariani S., Menezes GM., Neat F., Noble LR., Sims DW., Griffiths AM. 2016. Resolving taxonomic uncertainty in vulnerable elasmobranchs: are the Madeira skate Raja maderensisand the thornback ray Raja clavata distinct species? Conservation Genetics, 17 (3). 565–576. 10.1007/s10592-015-0806-1

Bendif EM., Probert I., Díaz-Rosas F., Thomas D., van den Engh G., Young JR., von Dassow P. 2016. Recent Reticulate Evolution in the Ecologically Dominant Lineage of Coccolithophores. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7. 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00784

Bhattacharyya M., Stratton MM., Going CC., McSpadden ED., Huang Y., Susa AC., Elleman A., Cao YM., Pappireddi N., Burkhardt P., Gee CL., Barros T., Schulman H., Williams ER., Kuriyan J. 2016. Molecular mechanism of activation-triggered subunit exchange in Ca(2+)/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II. eLife, 5. /10.7554/eLife.13405

Bickerton P., Sello S., Brownlee C., Pittman JK., Wheeler GL. 2016. Spatial and temporal specificity of Ca2+signalling in Chlamydomonas reinhardtiiin response to osmotic stress. New Phytologist. 10.1111/nph.14128

Borges CDG., Hawkins SJ., Crowe TP., Doncaster CP. 2016. The influence of simulated exploitation on Patella vulgatapopulations: protandric sex change is size-dependent. Ecology and Evolution, 6 (2). 514–531. 10.1002/ece3.1872

Bouchemousse S., BishopJDD.,Viard F. 2016. Contrasting global genetic patterns in two biologically similar, widespread and invasive Ciona species (Tunicata, Ascidiacea). Scientific Reports, 6 (24875). 15, pp. 10.1038/srep24875

Chan BKK., Chen HN., Dando PR., Southward AJ., Southward EC. 2016. Biodiversity and Biogeography of Chthamalid Barnacles from the North-Eastern Pacific (Crustacea Cirripedia). PLOS ONE, 11 (3). e0149556. 10.1371/journal.pone.0149556

Cleary AC., Durbin, EG. 2016. Unexpected prevalence of parasite 18S rDNA sequences in winter among Antarctic marine protists. Journal of Plankton Research, 38 (3). 401–417. 10.1093/plankt/fbw005

Cleary AC., Durbin EG., Casas MC., ZhouM. 2016. Winter distribution and size structure of Antarctic krill Euphausia superba populations in-shore along the West Antarctic Peninsula. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 552. 115–129. 10.3354/meps11772

Defriez EJ., Sheppard LW., Reid PC., Reuman DC. 2016. Climate change-related regime shifts have altered spatial synchrony of plankton dynamics in the North Sea. Global Change Biology, 22 (6). 2069–2080. 10.1111/gcb.13229

D'Ugo E., Marcheggiani S., Fioramonti I., GiuseppettiR., Spurio R., Helmi K., Guillebault D.,Medlin LK., Simeonovski I., Boots B., BreitenbachU., Koker L., Albay M., Mancini L. 2016. Detection of Human Enteric Viruses in Freshwater from European Countries. Food and Environmental Virology, 8 (3). 206–214. DOI 10.1007/s12560-016-9238-4

Durak GM., Taylor AR., Walker CE., Probert I., de Vargas C., Audic S., Schroeder DC., Brownlee C., Wheeler G. 2016. A role for diatom-like silicon transporters in calcifying coccolithophores. Nature communications, 7. 10543. 10.1038/ncomms10543

Flynn KJ., Clark DR., Wheeler G. 2016. The role of coccolithophore calcification in bioengineering their environment. Proceedings Biological Siences / The Royal Society, 283 (1833). 10.1098/rspb.2016.1099

Hawkins SJ., Bohn K., Sims DW., Ribeiro P., Faria J., Presa P., Pita A., Martins GM., Neto AI., Burrows MT., Genner MJ. 2016. Fisheries stocks from an ecological perspective: Disentangling ecological connectivity from genetic interchange. Fisheries Research, 179. 333–341. 10.1016/j.fishres.2016.01.015

Hays GC., Ferreira LC., Sequeira AMM., Meekan MG., Duarte CM., Bailey H.,Bailleul F., Bowen WD., CaleyMJ., Costa DP., Eguíluz VM., Fossette S.,Friedlaender AS., Gales N., Gleiss AC., Gunn J., Harcourt R., Hazen EL., Heithaus MR.,Heupel M., Holland K., Horning M., Jonsen I., Kooyman GL.,Lowe CG.,Madsen PT.,Marsh H., Phillips RA., Righton D., Ropert-Coudert Y., Sato K., Shaffer SA.,Simpfendorfer CA.,Sims DW., Skomal G.,Takahashi A., Trathan PN.,Wikelski M., Womble JN., Thums M. 2016. Key Questions in Marine Megafauna Movement Ecology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 31 (6). 463–475. 10.1016/j.tree.2016.02.015

Helmuth B., Choi F., MatzelleA., Torossian JL., Morello SL., Mislan KAS., YamaneL., Strickland D., Szathmary PL., Gilman SE., Tockstein A., Hilbish JT., Burrows MT., Power AM., MieszkowskaN., Harley CDG., Nishizaki M.,Carrington E., Menge B., Petes L., Foley MM.,Johnson A., Pooe M., Noble MM., Richmond E., Robart M.,Robinson J., Sapp J.,Sones J., Broitman BR., Denny M., Mach KJ.,Miller LP.,O’Donnell M.,Ross P., HofmannGE., ZippayM., Blanchette C., Macfarlan JA.,Carpizo-Ituarte E., Ruttenberg B., Pena Mejia CE., McQuiad CD., Lathlean J., Monaco CJ., Nicastro KR., ZardiG. 2016. Long-term, high frequency in situ measurements of intertidal mussel bed temperatures using biomimetic sensors. Nature Scientific Data, 3. 10.1038/sdata.2016.87

Hobday AJ., Alexander LV., Perkins SE., Smale DA., Straub SC., Oliver EO., Benthuysen JA., Burrows MT., Donat MG., Feng M., Holbrook NJ., Moore PJ., Scannell HA., Sen Gupta A., Wernberg T. 2016. A hierarchical approach to defining marine heatwaves. Progress in Oceanography, 141 (227–23).

Hoffmeyer TT.,Burkhardt P. 2016. Choanoflagellate models - Monosiga brevicollis and Salpingoeca rosetta. Current opinion in genetics & development, 39. 42–47.

Hooper, TL; Langmead, O; Ashley, M. 2016. Ecosystem Services in Marine Environmental Impact Assessment: tools to support marine planning at project and strategic scales. In: Geneletti, Davide, (ed.) Handbook on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Impact Assessment, 255-275. (Research Handbooks on Impact Assessment).

Humphries NE., Schaefer KM., Fuller DW., Phillips GEM., Wilding C., Sims DW. 2016. Scale-dependent to scale-free: daily behavioural switching and optimized searching in a marine predator. Animal Behaviour, 113. 189–201. 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.12.029

Joint IR., Smale DA. 2016. Marine heatwaves and optimal temperatures for microbial assemblage activity. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 93 (2). fiw243. 10.1093/femsec/fiw243

Koester J., Brownlee C., Taylor AR. 2016. Algal Calcification and Silicification. In: eLS. 1–10.

Lea JSE.,Humphries NE.,von Brandis RG., Clarke CR., Sims DW. 2016. Acoustic telemetry and network analysis reveal the space use of multiple reef predators and enhance marine protected area design. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283 (1834). 20160717. 10.1098/rspb.2016.0717

Lenhart K., Klintzsch T.,Langer G., Nehrke G., Bunge M., Schnell S., Keppler F. 2016. Evidence for methane production by the marine algae Emiliania huxleyi. Biogeosciences, 13 (10). 3163–3174. 10.5194/bg-13-3163-2016

Little DI., Bullimore B., Galperin Y., Langston WJ. 2016. Sediment contaminant surveillance in Milford Haven Waterway. Environ Monit Assess, 188. 34. 10.1007/s10661-015-5017-1

Lusher AL., Pope ND., Handy RD. 2016. Reproductive effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals, bisphenol-A and 17β-oestradiol, on Cerastoderma edule from south-west England: field study and laboratory exposure. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 1–11. 10.1017/S0025315416000436

Martins GM.,Jenkins SR.,Neto AI., Hawkins SJ., Thompson RC. 2016. Long-term modifications of coastal defences enhance marine biodiversity. Environmental Conservation, 43 (02). 109–116. 10.1017/s0376892915000284

McNamee SE., Medlin LK., Kegel JU., McCoy GR., Raine R., Barra L., Ruggiero MV., Kooistra WHCF., Montresor M., Hagstrom J., Blanco EP., Graneli E., Rodriguez R., Esclaera L., Reguera B., Dittami S., Edvardsen B., Taylor J., Lewis JM., Pazos Y., Elliott CT., Campbell K. 2016. Distribution, occurrence and biotoxin composition of the main shellfish toxin producing microalgae within European waters: A comparison of methods of analysis. Harmful Algae, 55. 112–120. 10.1016/j.hal.2016.02.008

Medlin LK., Guillebault D., Kegel JU. 2016. Application of microarrays (phylochips) for analysis of community diversity by species identification. Perspectives in Phycology. 10.1127/pip/2016/0048

Medlin LK. 2016. Evolution of the diatoms: major steps in their evolution and a review of the supporting molecular and morphological evidence. Phycologia, 55 (1). 79–103. /10.2216/15-105.1

MedlinLK. 2016. Mini Review: Molecular Techniques for Identification and Characterization of Marine Biodiversity. Annals of Marine Biology and Research, 3 (2).

Medlin LK., Desdevies Y. 2016. Phylogeny of ‘araphid’ diatoms inferred from SSU and LSU rDNA, rbcL and psbA sequences. Vie et Milieu, 66 (2). 129–154.

Monteiro FM., Bach LT., Brownlee C., Bown P., Rickaby REM., Poulton AJ., Tyrrell T., Beaufort L., Dutkiewicz S., GibbsSW., Gutowska MA., Lee R., Riebesell U., Young J., Ridgwell AJ. 2016. Why marine phytoplankton calcify. Science Advances, 2 (7). e1501822-e1501822. 10.1126/sciadv.1501822

Namboodiri VMK., Levy JM., Mihalas S., Sims DW., Hussain Shuler. MG. 2016. Rationalizing spatial exploration patterns of wild animals and humans through a temporal discounting framework. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113 (31). 8747–8752. 10.1073/pnas.1601664113

NotmanGM., McGillRAR.,Hawkins SJ., Burrows MT. 2016. Macroalgae contribute to the diet of Patella vulgata from contrasting conditions of latitude and wave exposure in the UK. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 549. 113–123. 10.3354/meps11691

Orozco J.,Villa E., Manes CL.,Medlin LK.,Guillebault D. 2016. Electrochemical RNA genosensors for toxic algal species: enhancing selectivity and sensitivity. Talanta, 161. 560–566. 10.1016/j.talanta.2016.08.073

Queiroz N., Humphries NE., Mucientes GR., Hammerschlag N., Lima F., Scales K., Miller PI., Sousa LL., Seabra R., Sims DW. 2016. Ocean-wide tracking of pelagic sharks reveals extent of overlap with longline fishing hotspots. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 113, 1582–1587. doi:10.1073/pnas.15010090113. 

Reid PC., Hari R., Beaugrand G., Livingstone DM., Marty C., Straile D., Barichivich J., Goberville E., Adrian R., Aono Y., Brown RJ., Foster J., Groisman P., Helaouët P., Hsu HH., Kirby RR., Knight J., Kraberg A., Li J., Lo TT., Myneni RB., North RP., Pounds JA., Sparks T., Stübi R., Tian Y., Wiltshire KH., Xiao D., Zhu Z. 2016. Global impacts of the 1980s regime shift. Global Change Biology, 22 (2). 682–703. 10.1111/gcb.13106

Rickaby REM., Hermoso M., Lee RBY., Rae BD., Heureux AMC., Balestreri ., Chakravarti L., Schroeder DC., Brownlee C. 2016. Environmental carbonate chemistry selects for phenotype of recently isolated strains of Emiliania huxleyi. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 127. 28–40. 10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.02.010

Rodriguez I., Fraga M.,Alfonso A., GuillebaultD., Medlin LK., Baudart J., Jacob P., Helmi K., Meyer M., Breitenbach U., Holten NM., Boots B., Supiro R.,Cimarelli L., Mancini L., Marcheggiani S.,Albay M., Akcaalan R., Koker L., Botana LM. 2016. Monitoring of freshwater toxins in European environmental waters by using novel multi-detection methods. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 9999. 1–10. 10.1002/etc.3577

Rosas-NavarroA.,Langer G., Ziveri P. 2016. Temperature affects the morphology and calcification of Emiliania huxleyi strains. Biogeosciences, 13 (10). 2913–2926. 10.5194/bg-13-2913-2016

Simpson SJ., Sims DW. 2016. Are critically endangered fish back on the menu? Analysis of UK fisheries data suggest post-ban landings of prohibited skates in European waters. Marine Policy, 69. 42–51. 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.03.022

Sims DW., Queiroz N. 2016. Fish stocks: Unlimited by-catch limits recovery. Nature, 531 (7595). 448. 10.1038/531448a

Smale DA., Burrows MT., Evans AJ., King N., Sayer MDJ., Yunnie ALE., Moore PJ. 2016. Linking environmental variables with regional-scale variability in ecological structure and standing stock of carbon within UK kelp forests. Marine Ecology Progress Series 54279–95

Sousa LL., Queiroz N., Mucientes G., Humphries NE., Sims DW. 2016. Environmental influence on the seasonal movements of satellite-tracked ocean sunfish Mola mola in the north-east Atlantic. Animal Biotelemetry, 4 (1). 10.1186/s40317-016-0099-2

Sousa LL., Xavier R., Costa V., Humphries NE., Trueman C., RosaR., Sims DW., Queiroz N. 2016. DNA barcoding identifies a cosmopolitan diet in the ocean sunfish. Scientific Reports, 6. 28762. 10.1038/srep28762

Tyler-Walters H.,James B., Carruthers M., Wilding C., Durkin O., Lacey C., PhilpottE.,Adams L., Chaniotis PD., Wilkes PTV., Seeley B., Neilly M., Dargie J.,Crawford-Avis OT. 2016. Descriptions of Scottish Priority Marine Features (PMFs). Inverness, Scottish Natural Heritage, 149pp. (Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 406.)

Wangkulangkul K.,HawkinsSJ., Jenkins SR. 2016. The influence of mussel-modified habitat on Fucus serratus L. a rocky intertidal canopy-forming macroalga. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 481. 63–70. 10.1016/j.jembe.2016.04.007

WernbergT., Bennett S., Babcock RC., de Bettignies T.,Cure K., Depczynski M.,Dufois F.,Fromont J., Fulton CJ.,Hovey RK., Harvey ES., Holmes TH., KendrickGA.,Radford B., Santana-Garcon J., Saunders BJ., Smale DA.,Thomsen MS., Tuckett CA., Tuya F., VanderkliftMA.,Wilson SK. 2016. Climate driven regime shift of a temperate marine ecosystem. Science, 353 (6295). 169–172. 10.1126/science.aad8745

Books & Edited Volumes

Brownlee C., Taylor AR. 2016. Calcification. In: Borowitzka MA., Beardall J., Raven JA. (eds.) The Physiology of Microalgae. . Developments in Applied Phycology, 8. 301–308.

Eikrem W., Medlin LK., Henderiks J., Rokitta S., Rost B., Probert I., Throndsen J.,Edvardsen B. 2016. Haptophyta. In: Archibald JM., Simpson AGB., Slamovits CH.,Margulis L., MelkonianM., Chapman DJ., Corliss JO. (eds.) Handbook of the Protists. 1–61.

Other Publications

Bone Q., Noble LR. 2016 Christian Andreas Viktor Hensen and his studies of plankton. Archives of Natural History, 43 (1). 109-118. 10.3366/anh.2016.0350

Frost MT., Bayliss-Brown G., Buckley P., Cox M., Dye SR., Sanderson WG., Stoker B., Withers Harvey N. 2016. A review of climate change and the implementation of marine biodiversity legislation in the United KingdomAquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 26 (3).576–595 10.1002/aqc.2628

Hooper TL., Langmead O., Ashley M. 2016. Ecosystem Services in Marine Environmental Impact Assessment: tools to support marine planning at project and strategic scales. In: Geneletti, Davide, (ed.) Handbook on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Impact Assessment. 255–275. (Research Handbooks on Impact Assessment).

Mieszkowska N., Sugden H. 2016. MarClim Annual Welsh Intertidal Climate Monitoring Survey 2014. Natural Resources Wales 050-MFG-08. Natural Resources Wales. (UNSPECIFIED) 

Refereed Journal Publications

Alvarez-Munoz D., Indiveri P., Rostkowski P., Horwood J., Greer E., Minier C., Pope ND., Langston WJ., Hill, EM. 2015. Widespread contamination of coastal sediments in the Transmanche Channel with anti-androgenic compounds. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 95 (2). 590-597. 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.11.014

Bates, A.E., Bird, T.J., Stuart-Smith, R.D., Wernberg, T., Sunday, J.M., Barrett, N.S., Edgar, G.J., Frusher, S., Hobday, A.J., Pecl, G.T., Smale, D.A., McCarthy, M., Richardson, D.M., 2015. Distinguishing geographical range shifts from artefacts of detectability and sampling effort. Diversity and Distributions, 21(1), 13–22. doi:10.1111/ddi.12263.

Bendif EM., Probert I., Young JR., von Dassow P. 2015. Morphological and Phylogenetic Characterization of New Gephyrocapsa Isolates Suggests Introgressive Hybridization in the Emiliania/Gephyrocapsa Complex (Haptophyta). Protist, 166 (3). 323-336. 10.1016/j.protis.2015.05.003

Birchenough, S.N.R., Reiss, H., Degraer, S., Mieszkowska, N., Borja, A., Buhl-Mortensen, L., Braeckman, U., Craeymeersch, J.A., De Mesel, I., Kerckhof, F., Kröncke, I., Parra, S., Rabaut, M., Schröder, A., Van Colen, C., Van Hoey, G., Vincx, M.,Wätjen, K., 2015. Climate change and marine benthos: a review of existing research and future directions in the North Atlantic. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 6(2), 203–223. doi:10.1002/wcc.330.

Bishop JDD., Wood CA., Lévêque, L., Yunnie ALE., Viard F. 2015. Repeated rapid assessment surveys reveal contrasting trends in occupancy of marinas by non-indigenous species on opposite sides of the western English Channel [in special issue: The English Channel and it’s catchments: Status and Responses to Contaminants] Marine Pollution Bulletin, 95 (2). 699-706. 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.11.043

Bishop, J.D.D., Wood, C.A., Yunnie, A.L.E., Griffiths, C.A., 2015 Unheralded arrivals: non-native sessile invertebrates in marinas on the English coast. Aquatic Invasions, 10(3), 249–264. doi:10.3391/ai.2015.10.3.01.

Borges CDG., Doncaster CP., MacLean MA., Hawkins SJ. 2015. Broad-scale patterns of sex ratios in Patella spp.: a comparison of range edge and central range populations in the British Isles and Portugal. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 95 (06). 1141-1153. 10.1017/s0025315415000417

Brownlee C., Wheeler G., Taylor AR. 2015. Coccolithophore biomineralization: New questions, new answers. Seminars in cell & developmental biology, 46. 11-6. 10.1016/j.semcdb.2015.10.027

Burkhardt, P., 2015. The origin and evolution of synaptic proteins – choanoflagellates lead the way. Journal of Experimental Biology, 218(4), 506–14.

Camacho-Mondragón MA., Ceballos-Vázquez BP., Uría-Galicia E., López-Villegas EO., Pipe R., Arellano-Martínez M. 2015. Ultrastructural and Histological Study of Oogenesis and Oocyte Degeneration in the Penshell Atrina maura (Bivalvia: Pinnidae). Malacologia, 59 (1). 1-12. 10.4002/040.059.0102

Ciocan CM., Cubero-Leon E., Langston WJ., Pope ND., Cornelius K., Hill E., Alvarez-Munoz D., Indiveri P., Lerebours A., Minier C., Rotchell JM. 2015. Intersex related gene expression profiles in clams Scrobicularia plana: Molecular markers and environmental application [in special issue: The English Channel and its Catchments: Status and Responses to Contaminants] Marine Pollution Bulletin, 95 (2). 610-617. 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.02.019

Costello MJ., Claus S., Dekeyzer S., Vandepitte L., Tuama EO., Lear D., Tyler-Walters H. 2015. Biological and ecological traits of marine species. PeerJ Computer Science.

Cunliffe M., King GM. 2015 Purine catabolic pathway revealed by transcriptomics in the model marine bacterium Ruegeria pomeroyiDSS-3. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 92 (1). fiv150. 10.1093/femsec/fiv150

Cunliffe M., Wurl O. 2015. Sampling the Sea Surface Microlayer. In: McGenity T Timmis K., Nogales B. (eds.) Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols. Springer.

Decelle J., Romac S., Stern RF., Bendif EM., Zingone A., Audic S., Guiry MD., Guillou L., Tessier D., Le Gall F., Gourvil P., Dos Santos AL., Probert I., Vaulot D., de Vargas C., Christen R. 2015. PhytoREF: a reference database of the plastidial 16S rRNA gene of photosynthetic eukaryotes with curated taxonomy. Molecular Ecology Resources, 15 (6). 1435-1445. 10.1111/1755-0998.12401

Firth LB., Mieszkowska N., Grant LM., Bush LE., Davies AJ., Frost MT., Moschella PS., Burrows MT., Cunningham PN., Dye SR., Hawkins SJ. 2015. Historical comparisons reveal multiple drivers of change of an ecosystem engineer at the range edge. Ecology and Evolution, 5 (15). 3210-3222. 10.1002/ece3.1556

Firth LB., White FJ., Schofield M., Hanley ME., Burrows MT., Thompson RC., Skov MW., Evans AJ., Moore PJ., Hawkins SJ. 2015. Facing the future: the importance of substratum features for ecological engineering of artificial habitats in the rocky intertidal. Marine and Freshwater Research, 67 (1). 131. 10.1071/mf14163

Flynn KJ., Clark DR., Mitra A., Fabian H., Hansen PJ., Glibert PM., Wheeler GL., Stoecker DK., Blackford JC., Brownlee, C. 2015. Ocean acidification with (de)eutrophication will alter future phytoplankton growth and succession. Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society, 282 (1804). 20142604.

Gaebler-Schwarz, S., Medlin, L.K., Leese, F., 2015.  Phaeocystis antarctica: a puzzle with many pieces. European Journal of Phycology, 50(1), 112–124. doi:10.1080/09670262.2014.998295.

Gilbert, A.J., McQuatters-Gollop, A., Langmead, O., Mee, L., 2015. Visions for the North Sea: the societal dilemma behind specifying good environmental status. AMBIO A: Journal of the Human Environment, 44(2), 142–153. doi:10.1007/s13280-014-0536-5.

Gubili C., Robinson CEC., Cliff G., Wintner SP., de Sabata E., De Innocentiis S., Canese S., Sims DW., Martin AP., Noble LR., Jones CS. 2015. DNA from historical and trophy samples provides insights into white shark population origins and genetic diversity. Endangered Species Research, 27 (3). 233-241. 10.3354/esr00665

Hawkins SJ., Mieszkowska N., Firth LB., Bohn K., Burrows MT., MacLean MA., Thompson RC., Chan BKK., Little C., Williams GA. 2015. Looking backwards to look forwards: the role of natural history in temperate reef ecology. Marine and Freshwater Research. 10.1071/MF14413

Helliwell, K.E., Collins, S., Kazamia, E., Purton, S., Wheeler, G.L. Smith, A., 2015. Fundamental shift in vitamin B12 eco-physiology of a model alga demonstrated by experimental evolution. ISME journal, 9(6), 1446–1455. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2014.230.

Herrera-Sepulveda, A., Medlin, L.K., Murugan, G., Sierra-Beltran, A.P., Cruz-Villacorta, A.A., Hernandez-Saavedra, N.Y., 2015. Are Prorocentrum hoffmannianum and Prorocentrum belizeanum (Dinophyceae, Prorocentrales), the same species? An integration of morphological and molecular data. Journal of Phycology, 51(1), 173–188. doi:10.1111/jpy.12265.

Hewitt, J., Marzinelli, E.M., Williams, S.B., Babcock, R.C., Barrett, N.S., Johnson, C.R., Jordan, A., Kendrick, G.A., Pizarro, O.R., Smale, D.A., Steinberg, P.D., 2015. Large-scale geographic variation in distribution and abundance of Australian deep-water kelp forests. PLoS ONE, 10(2), e0118390. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0118390.

Hummel H., Frost MT., Juanes J., Kochmann J., Castellanos Perez Bolde CF., Aneiros F., Vandenbosch F., Franco JN., Echavarri B., Guinda X., Puente A., Fernandez C., Galván C., Merino M., Ramos E., Fernández P., Pitacco V., Alberte M., Wojcik D., Grabowska M., Jahnke M., Crocetta F., Carugati L., Scorrano S., Fraschetti S., García PP., Sanabria Fernández JA., Poromov A., Iurchenko A., Isachenko A., Chava A., Pavloudi C., Bordeyne F., Andersen SF., Eronat EG., Cakmak T., Louizidou P., Rico J., Ruci S., Corta Diego D., Mendez S., Rousou M., de Clippele L., Eriksson A., van Zanten W., Diamant A., de Matos VK. 2015. A comparison of the degree of implementation of marine biodiversity indicators by European countries in relation to the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 1-13. 10.1017/S0025315415000235

Humphries NE. 2015. Why Lévy Foraging does not need to be ‘unshackled’ from Optimal Foraging Theory. Physics of Life Reviews, 14. 102-104. 10.1016/j.plrev.2015.05.001

Jenkins HL., Bishop JDD., Hughes RN. 2015. Prudent female allocation by modular hermaphrodites: female investment is promoted by the opportunity to outcross in cyclostome bryozoans. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 116 (3). 593-602. 10.1111/bij.12631

Kopf A., Bicak M., Kottmann R., Schnetzer J., Kostadinov I., Lehmann K., Fernandez-Guerra A., Jeanthon C., Rahav E., Ullrich M., Wichels A., Gerdts G., Polymenakou P., Kotoulas G., Siam R., Abdallah RZ., Sonnenschein EC., Cariou T., O'Gara F., Jackson S., Orlic S., Steinke M., Busch J., Duarte B., Caçador I., Canning-Clode J., Bobrova O., Marteinsson V., Reynisson E., Loureiro CM., Luna GM., Quero GM., Löscher CR., Kremp A., DeLorenzo ME., Øvreås L., Tolman J., LaRoche J., Penna A., Frischer M., Davis T., Katherine B., Meyer CP., Ramos S., Magalhães C., Jude-Lemeilleur F., Aguirre-Macedo ML., Wang S., Poulton N., Jones S., Collin R., Fuhrman JA., Conan P., Alonso C., Stambler N., Goodwin K., Yakimov MM., Baltar F., Bodrossy L., Van De Kamp J., Frampton DMF., Ostrowski M., Van Ruth P., Malthouse P., Claus S., Deneudt K., Mortelmans J., Pitois SG., Wallom D., Salter I., Costa R., Schroeder DC., Kandil MM., Amaral V., Biancalana F., Santana R., Pedrotti ML., Yoshida T., Ogata H., Ingleton T., Munnik K., Rodriguez-Ezpeleta N., Berteaux-Lecellier V., Wecker P., Cancio I., Vaulot D., Bienhold C., Ghazal H., Chaouni B., Essayeh S., Ettamimi S., Zaid EH., Boukhatem N., Bouali A., Chahboune R., Barrijal S., Timinouni M., El Otmani F., Bennani M., Mea M., Todorova N., Karamfilov VK., Ten Hoopen P., Cochrane G., L'Haridon S., Bizsel KC., Vezzi A., Lauro FM., Martinez PG., Jensen RM., Hinks J., Gebbels S., Rosselli R., De Pascale F., Schiavon R., Dos Santos A., Villar E., Pesant S., Cataletto B., Malfatti F., Edirisinghe R., Silveira JAH., Barbier M., Turk V., Tinta T., Fuller WJ., Salihoglu I., Serakinci N., Ergoren MC., Bresnan E., Iriberri J., Nyhus PAF., Bente E., Karlsen HE., Golyshin PN., Gasol JM., Moncheva S., Dzhembekova N., Johnson ZI., Sinigalliano CD., Gidley ML., Zingone A., Danovaro R., Tsiamis G., Clark MS., Costa AC., El Bour M., Martins AM., Collins RE., Ducluzeau AL., Martinez J., Costello MJ., Amaral-Zettler LA., Gilbert JA., Davies N., Field D., Glockner FO. 2015. The ocean sampling day consortium. GigaScience, 4. 27.

Langston WJ., Pope ND., Davey MS., Langston KM., O'Hara SCM., Gibbs PE., Pascoe PL. 2015. Recovery from TBT pollution in English Channel environments: A problem solved? [in special issue: The English Channel and its Catchments: Status and Responses to Contaminants] Marine Pollution Bulletin, 95 (2). 551-564. 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.12.011

Lea JSE., Humphries NE., Clarke CR., Sims DW. 2015. To Madagascar and back: long-distance, return migration across open ocean by a pregnant female bull shark Carcharhinus leucas [in special issue: FSBI Symposium. University of Plymouth, U.K. 27–31 July 2015] Journal of Fish Biology, 87 (6). 1313-1321. 10.1111/jfb.12805

Lea JSE; Wetherbee BM; Queiroz N; Burnie  N; Aming C; Sousa LL; Mucientes GR; Humphries NE; Harvey GM; Sims DW; Shivji MS. 2015. Repeated, long-distance migrations by a philopatric predator targeting highly contrasting ecosystems. Scientific Reports, 5. 11202. 10.1038/srep11202

Lindemann C., Ashworth M., Witkowski A., Dabek P., Medlin LK., Kooistra WHCF., Sato S., Zglobicka I., Kurzydlowski KJ., Theriot EC., Sabir JSM., Khiyami MA., Mutwakil MHZ., Sabir MH., Alharbi NS., Hajarah NH., Qing S., Jansen JK. 2015. New insights into Plagiogrammaceae (Bacillariophyta) based on multigene phylogenies and morphological characteristics with the description of a new genus and three new species. PLoS one. 10.1371/journal.pone.0139300

Lüchmann KH., Clark MS., Bainy ACD., Gilbert JA., Craft JA., Chipman JK., Thorne MAS., Mattos JJ., Siebert MN., Schroeder DC. 2015 Key metabolic pathways involved in xenobiotic biotransformation and stress responses revealed by transcriptomics of the mangrove oyster Crassostrea brasiliana. Aquatic Toxicology, 166. 10-20.

Marcheggiani M., D'Ugo E., Puccinelli C., Giuseppetti R., D'Angelo AM., Claudio Orlando Gualerzi CO., Spurio R., Medlin LK., Guillebault D., Weigel W., Helmi K., Mancini L. 2015. Detection of Emerging and Re-Emerging Pathogens in Surface Waters Close to an Urban Area. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12 (5). 5505-5527. 10.3390/ijerph120505505

McManus MC, Licandro P, Coombs SH. 2015. Is the Russell Cycle a true cycle? Multidecadal zooplankton and climate trends in the western English Channel. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, 73 (2). 227-238. 10.1093/icesjms/fsv126

Medlin LK. 2015. A timescale for diatom evolution based on four molecular markers: reassessment of ghost lineages and major steps defining diatom evolution. Vie Et Milieu-Life and Environment.

Medlin LK. 2015. Opinion: Can coalescent models explain deep divergences in the diatoms and argue for the acceptance of paraphyletic taxa at all taxonomic hierarchies? Nova Hedwigia, 102 (1-2). 107-128. 10.1127/nova_hedwigia/2015/0295

Miller, P.I., Scales, K.L., Ingram, S.N., Southall, E.J., Sims, D.W., 2015. Basking sharks and oceanographic fronts: quantifying associations in the north-east Atlantic. Functional Ecology, 29(8), 1099–1109. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12423.

Mordecai GJ., Brettell LE., Martin SJ., Dixon DR., Jones IM., Schroeder DC. 2015. Superinfection exclusion and the long-term survival of honey bees in Varroa-infested colonies. The ISME Journal, 10 (5). 1182-1191. 10.1038/ismej.2015.186

Mordecai GJ., Wilfert L., Martin SJ., Jones IM., Schroeder DC. 2015. Diversity in a honey bee pathogen: first report of a third master variant of the Deformed Wing Virus quasispecies. The ISME Journal, 10 (5). 1264-1273. 10.1038/ismej.2015.178

Payne N.L., Snelling E.P., Fitzpatrick R., Seymour J., Courtney R., Barnett A., Watanabe Y.Y., Sims D.W., Squire L., Semmens J.M. 2015. A new method for resolving uncertainty of energy requirements in large marine predators: the ‘mega-flume’ seagoing swim-tunnel respirometer.        Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6, 668-677. 10.1111/2041-210x.12358

Reygondeau G., Molinero JC., Coombs SH., Mackenzie BR., Bonnet D. 2015. Progressive changes in the Western English Channel foster a reorganization in the plankton food web [in special issue: The UK Western Channel Observatory: Integrating pelagic and benthic observations in a shelf sea ecosystem] Progress in Oceanography, 137. 524-532. 10.1016/j.pocean.2015.04.025

Rutterford LA., Simpson SD., Jennings S., Johnson MP., Blanchard JL., Schön PJ., Sims DW., Tinker J., Genner MJ. 2015. Future fish distributions constrained by depth in warming seas. Nature Climate Change, 5 (6). 569-573. 10.1038/nclimate2607

Saunders  J., Beaumont NJ., Atkins JP., Lannin A., Lear D., Ozdemiroglu E., Potts T. 2015. A Review of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services Data and Tools to Incorporate This into Decision-Making. In: Coastal Zones Ecosystem Services. Springer, 145-164.

Seeley B., Sewell J., Clark PF. 2015. First GB records of the invasive Asian shore crab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus from Glamorgan, Wales and Kent, England. Marine Biodiversity Records, 8 (102). 10.1017/S1755267215000809

Sims DW. 2015. Intrinsic Lévy behaviour in organisms – searching for a mechanism. Physics of Life Reviews, 14. 111-114. 10.1016/j.plrev.2015.06.002

Sims DW. 2015. The biology, ecology and conservation of elasmobranchs: recent advances and new frontiers [in special issue: FSBI Symposium. University of Plymouth, U.K. 27–31 July 2015] Journal of Fish Biology, 87 (6). 1265-1270. 10.1111/jfb.12861

Sims DW., Simpson SJ. 2015. Fisheries: Better policing for fishy catch data. Nature, 520 (7549). 623. 10.1038/520623e

Smale, D.A., Yunnie, A.L.E., Vance, T., Widdicombe, S., 2015. Disentangling the impacts of heat wave magnitude, duration and timing on the structure and diversity of sessile marine assemblages. PeerJ, 3, e863. doi: 10.7717/peerj.863.

Smale, DA., Vance, T. 2015. Climate-driven shifts in species' distributions may exacerbate the impacts of storm disturbances on North-east Atlantic kelp forests. Marine and Freshwater Research, 67 (1). 65. 10.1071/MF14155

Smyth TJ., Atkinson A., Widdicombe S., Frost MT., Allen JI., Fishwick J., Queiros AM., Sims DW., Barange M. 2015. The Western Channel Observatory. Progress in Oceanography, 137. 335-341. 10.1016/j.pocean.2015.05.020

Stoecker, D.K., Blackford, J.C., Brownlee, C., 2015. Ocean acidification with (de) eutrophication will alter future phytoplankton growth and succession. Proceedings Biological Sciences/The Royal Society, 282, 1804. 20142604.

Sukhotin A., Frost MT., Hummel H. 2015. Introduction to the Proceedings of the 49th European Marine Biology Symposium. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 10.1017/S002531541500082X

Sunday JM., Pecl GT., Frusher S., Hobday AJ., Hill N., Holbrook NJ., Edgar GJ., Stuart-Smith R., Barrett N., Wernberg T., Watson RA., Smale DA., Fulton EA., Slawinski D., Feng M., Radford BT., Thompson PA., Bates AE., Worm B. 2015. Species traits and climate velocity explain geographic range shifts in an ocean-warming hotspot. Ecology Letters, 18 (9). 944-953. 10.1111/ele.12474

Taylor, J.D., Cunliffe, M., 2015. Polychaete burrows harbour distinct microbial communities in oil-contaminated coastal sediments. Environmental Microbiology Reports, 7, 606–613. doi: 10.1111/1758-2229.12292.

Wheeler, G., Ishikawa, T., Pornsaksit, V., Smirnoff, N., 2015. Evolution of alternative biosynthetic pathways for vitamin C following plastid acquisition in photosynthetic eukaryotes. eLife, 4. doi: 10.7554/eLife.06369.

Wood, C.A., Bishop, J.D.D., Davies, C., Delduca, E., Hatton, J.C., Herbert, R.J.H., Clark, P.F., 2015. Hemigrapsus takanoi Asakura and Watanabe, 2005 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Grapsoidea): first records of the brush-clawed shore crab from Great Britain. BioInvasions Records, 4(2), 109–113. doi:10.3391/bir.2015.4.2.07.

Zhou, Z., Schroeder, J.L., Lunn, M., Pinto, A.J., Raskin, L., Sloan, W.T., 2015. Probabilistic Models to Describe the Dynamics of Migrating Microbial Communities. PLoS ONE, 10(3). e0117221. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117221.

Other publications: non-refereed papers, abstracts, book chapters, reports, occasional publications and semi-popular articles.

Alexander  D., Coates DA., Tillin HM., Tyler-Walters H. 2015. Conceptual Ecological Modelling of Sublittoral Rock Habitats to Inform Indicator Selection. Peterborough, JNCC, 64pp. (Report no. 560)

Bishop, J.D.D., Yunnie, A.L.E., Baxter, E., Wood, C.A., 2015. Guide to early post-settlement stages of fouling marine invertebrates in Britain., Marine Biological Association.

Conway, D.V.P., 2015. Marine zooplankton of southern Britain. Part 3: Ostracoda, Stomatopoda, Nebaliacea, Mysida, Amphipoda, Isopoda, Cumacea, Euphausiacea, Decapoda, Annelida, Tardigrada, Nematoda, Phoronida, Bryozoa, Entoprocta, Brachiopoda, Echinodermata, Chaetognatha, Hemichordata and Chordata. Marine Biological Association, 271 pp. Occasional Publications no. 27.

Frost MT. 2015 House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology: The Relationship between EU Membership and the Effectiveness of Science, Research and Innovation in the UK. Response from the Marine Biological Association, November, 2015. House of Lords, House of Lords. (UNSPECIFIED)

Frost MT., Bultmann B. 2015. The MBA National Marine Biological Library: changing times. The Marine Biologist, 4. 28-29.

Frost, M.T., Seeley, B., Frid, C., Hinchen, H., Somerfield, P., Jenkins, S., 2015[B1] . Long-term benthic monitoring and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. Report for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).


Hummel H., Frost MT., Hummel C. 2015. 50 years of the European Marine Biology Symposium. The Marine Biologist, 4. 26-27.

Langmead O., Hooper T., Griffiths C., Beaumont N., Guilbert S., 2015.  Chapter 3: Case study process: North Devon pp 25–45. In: Dodds W. and Friedrich L.A. (Eds.) The potential role of ecosystem service assessment in marine governance in the western Channel. VALMER Work Package 4 evidence base report, 159 pp. VALMER project.

Langmead, O., 2015. EU-wide assessment of those species and communities identified by national MSFD leads as required for MSFD monitoring and reporting.  EMODnet Biology Data discovery and access, funded by DG Mare. 25 pp.

Lea JSE., Wetherbee BM., Queiroz N., Burnie N., Aming C., Sousa LL., Mucientes GR., Humphries NE., Harvey GM., Sims DW., Shivji MS. 2015. Repeated, long-distance migrations by a philopatric predator targeting highly contrasting ecosystems. Scientific Reports, 5. 11202. 10.1038/srep11202

Mainwaring, K., Tillin, H.M., Tyler-Walters, H., 2014. Assessing the sensitivity of blue mussel beds to pressures associated with human activities. Peterborough, Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), 96 pp.

Mieszkowska N., Sugden H. 2015. Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast (SAC) 2014 Intertidal Sea Cave Survey. Natural England & Scottish Natural Heritage. (UNSPECIFIED)

Mieszkowska N., Sugden H. 2015. Teesmouth and Cleveland Coast Rocky Shore Survey: Birdfood Availability Study. Natural England, 126pp. (UNSPECIFIED)

Mieszkowska N., Sugden H. 2016. MarClim Annual Welsh Intertidal Climate Monitoring Survey 2015. Natural Resources Wales. (UNSPECIFIED)

Mieszkowska N., Sugden H. 2016. Marine Biodiversity and Climate Change Monitoring in the UK: Final report to Natural England on the MarClim annual survey 2015. Natural England. (UNSPECIFIED)

Pope, N.D., Carter-Sutton, E., 2014. Channel Catchments Cluster. Recent developments in tools and techniques for water quality management in the France (Channel) England region. Channel Catchments Cluster.

Rees, S., Foster, N., Langmead, O., Attrill, M., Griffiths, C., Zanghi, C., Shellock, R., 2015. Assessment of the Ecological Coherence of the MPA Network in the Celtic Seas: Literature Review, Metadata Catalogue, Features of Conservation Importance and Assessment Approach. A report for WWF-UK by the Marine Institute, Plymouth University and the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 302 pp.

Roy HE., Bishop JDD., Sewell J., Wood CA., + 40 other, authors. 2015. Invasive Alien Species - Prioritising prevention efforts through horizon scanning ENV.B.2/ETU/2014/0016. Brussels, European Commission, 230pp. (UNSPECIFIED)

Sato A., Kawashima T., Fujie M., Hughes S., Satoh N., Shimeld SM. 2015. Molecular basis of canalization in an ascidian species complex adapted to different thermal conditions. Scientific Reports, 5. 16717. 10.1038/srep16717

Skinner, J., Bailly, D., Le Coz, M., Fletcher, S., Glegg, G.A., Glenn, H., Herry, L., Molfese, C., Sewell, J., McQuatters-Gollop, A., 2014. Pathways for effective governance of the English Channel.

Taylor JD., Cunliffe M. 2015. Polychaete burrows harbour distinct microbial communities in oil-contaminated coastal sediments. Environmental Microbiology Reports. n/a-n/a. 10.1111/1758-2229.12292 (In Press)

Tillin, H.M., Tyler-Walters, H., 2014. Assessing the sensitivity of subtidal sedimentary habitats to pressures associated with marine activities. Phase 1 Report: Rationale and proposed ecological groupings for Level 5 biotopes against which sensitivity assessments would be best undertaken. Peterborough, Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), 68 pp. Report no. 512A.

Tillin, H.M., Tyler-Walters, H., 2014. Assessing the sensitivity of subtidal sedimentary habitats to pressures associated with marine activities. Phase 2 Report – Literature review and sensitivity assessments for ecological groups for circalittoral and offshore Level 5 biotopes.  Peterborough, Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), 260 pp. Report no. 512B.

Wood CA., Bishop JDD., Rennocks L., Crundwell R. 2016. RAS 2015 Non-Native Species Rapid Assessment Surveys in English Marinas (E Anglia & W coast)., The Bromley Trust, 34pp. (UNSPECIFIED)

Wood, C.A., Bishop, J.D.D., Yunnie, A.L.E., 2015. Comprehensive Reassessment of NNS in Welsh marinas., GBNNSS.

Refereed Journal Publications

Barra, L., Ruggiero, M.V., Chen, J.X. & Kooistra, W.H.C.F., 2014. Specificity of LSU rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes for Pseudo-nitzschia species tested through dot-blot hybridisation. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21(1), 548–557.

Bates, A.E., Pecl, G.T., Frusher, S., Hobday, A.J., Wernberg, T., Smale, D.A., Sunday, J.M., Hill, N.A., Dulvy, N.K., Colwell, R.K., Holbrook, N.J., Fulton, E.A., Slawinski, D., Feng, M., Edgar, G.J., Radford, B.T., Thompson, P.A., Watson, R.A., 2014. Defining and observing stages of climate-mediated range shifts in marine systems. Global Environmental Change, 26, 27–38. doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2014.03.009.

Bendif, E.M., Probert, I., Carmichael, M., Romac, S., Hagino, K. & de Vargas, C., 2014. Genetic delineation between and within the widespread coccolithophore morpho-species Emiliania huxleyi and Gephyrocapsa oceanica (Haptophyta). Journal of Phycology, 50, 140–148.

Bendif, E.M., Young, J., 2014. On the ultrastructure of Gephyrocapsa oceanica (Haptophyta)  life stages. Cryptogamie Algologie, 35(4), 379–388.

Blackett, M., Licandro, P., Coombs, S.H., Lucas, C.H., 2014. Long-term variability of the siphonophores Muggiaea atlantica and M. kochi in the Western English Channel. Progress in Oceanography, 128, 1–14, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2014.07.004.

Brodie, J., Williamson, C.J., Smale, D.A., Kamenos, N.A., Mieszkowska, N., Santos, R., Cunliffe, M., Steinke, M., Yesson, C., Anderson, K.M., Asnaghi, V., Brownlee, C., Burdett, H.L., Burrows, M.T., Collins, S., Donohue, P.J.C., Harvey, B., Foggo, A., Noisette, F., Nunes, J., F., Raven, J.A., Schmidt, D.N., Suggett, D., Teichberg M,.Hall-Spencer, J.M., 2014. The future of the northeast Atlantic benthic flora in a high CO2+ world. Ecology and Evolution, 4(13), 2787–2798. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1105.

d’Avack, E.A.S., Tillin, H.M., Jackson, E.L., Tyler-Walters, H., 2014. Assessing the sensitivity of seagrass bed biotopes to pressures associated with marine activities. MarLIN website, JNCC website, Joint Nature Conservation Committee 83 pp. Report no. 505.

Garcia-Soto, C., Pingree, R.D., 2014. A new look at the oceanography of the Bay of Biscay. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 106, 1–4. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.07.010.

Gibb, N., Tillin, H.M., Pearce, B., Tyler-Walters, H., 2014. Assessing the sensitivity of Sabellaria spinulosa to pressures associated with marine activities. Peterborough, Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), 67 pp.

Gubili, C., Sims, D.W., Verisimo, A., Dominici, P, Ellis, J., Grigorio, P., Johnson, A., McHugh, M.J., Neat, F.C., Sarcenella, G., Serra-Pereira, B., Soldo, A., Genner, M.J., Griffiths, A.M., 2014. A tale of two seas: contrasting patterns of population structure in the small-spotted catshark across Europe. Royal Society Open Science, 1(3), 140175. doi: 10.1098/rsos.140175

Harvey, P., Bailey, D., Ben-Amotz, A., Verdelho, V., Harris, G., Rooke, D., Hoekstra, H., Goacher, P., Crespi, J., Reinhardt, G., Martinelli, L., Schroeder, D., Pipe, R., Igl-Schmid, N., Kokossis, A., Perrson, K., 2014. The CO2 microalgae biorefinery: high value products and biofuels using halophilic microalgae in the “D-Factory”. New Biotechnology, 31 (Supplement), S14–S15. doi:10.1016/j.nbt.2014.05.1644.

Helmuth, B., Russell, B.D., Connell, S.D., Dong, Y., Harley, C.D.G., Lima, F.P., Sará, G., Williams, G.A., Mieszkowska, N., 2014. Beyond long-term averages: making biological sense of a rapidly changing world. Climate Change Responses, 1(6). doi:10.1186/s40665-014-0006-0.

Highfield, A., Evans, C., Walne, A.W., Miller, P.I., Schroeder, D.C., 2014. How many Coccolithovirus genotypes does it take to terminate an Emiliania huxleyi bloom? [in special issue: Giant Viruses] Virology, 466–467, 138–145. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2014.07.017.

Hiscock, K., 2014. After the storms. Bulletin of the Porcupine Marine Natural History Society, 2, 45–48.

Humphries, N.E., Sims, D.W., 2014. Optimal foraging strategies: Lévy walks balance searching and patch exploitation under a very broad range of conditions. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 358, 179–193. doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.05.032.

Jacoby, D.M.P., Fear, L.N., Sims, D.W., Croft, D.P., 2014. Shark personalities? Repeatability of social network traits in a widely distributed predatory fish.  Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 68(1), 1995–2003. doi:10.1007/s00265-014-1805-9.

Kadar, E., Cunliffe, M., Fisher, A., Stolpe, B., Lead, J., Shi, Z., 2014. Chemical interaction of atmospheric mineral dust-derived nanoparticles with natural seawater – EPS and sunlight-mediated changes. Science of the Total Environment, 468/469, 265–271. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.08.059.

Keeling, P.J., Burki, F., Wilcox, H.M., Allam, B., Allen, E.E., Amaral-Zettler, L.A., Armbrust, E.V., Archibald, J.M., Bharti, A.K., Bell, C.J., Beszteri, B., Bidle, K.D., Cameron, C.T., Campbell, L., Caron, D.A., Cattolico, R.A., Collier, J.L., Coyne, K., Davy, S.K., Deschamps, P-Y, Dyhrman, S.T., Edvardsen, B., Gates, R.D., Gobler, C.J., Greenwood, S.J., Guida, S.M., Jacobi, J.L., Jakobsen, K.S., James, E.R., Jenkins, B., John, U., Johnson, M.D., Juhl, A.R., Kamp, A., Katz, L.A., Kiene, R.P., Kudryavtsev, A., Leander, B.S., Lin, S., Lovejoy, C., Lynn, D., Marchetti, A., McManus, G., Nedelcu, A.M., Menden-Deuer, S., Miceli, C., Mock, T., Montresor, M., Moran, M.A., Murray, S., Nadathur, G., Nagai, S., Ngam, P.B., Palenik, B., Pawlowski, J., Petroni, G., Piganeau, G., Posewitz, M.C., Rengefors, K., Romano, G., Rumpho, M.E., Rynearson, T., Schilling, K.B., Schroeder, D.C., Simpson, A.G.B., Slamovits, C.H., Smith, D.R., Smith, G.J., Smith, S.R., Sosik, H.M., Stief, P., Theriot, E., Twary, S.N., Umale, P.E., Vaulot, D., Wawrik, B., Wheeler, G.L., Wilson, W.H., Xue, Y., Zingone, A., Worden, A.Z., 2014. The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): illuminating the functional diversity of eukaryotic life in the oceans through transcriptome sequencing. PLoS Biology, 12(6), e1001889. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001889.

Kelly, R., Lundy, M.G., Mineur, F., Harrod, C., Maggs, C.A., Humphries, N.E., Sims, D.W., Reid, N., 2014. Historical data reveal power-law dispersal patterns of invasive aquatic species. Ecography, 37(6), 581–590. doi:0.1111/j.1600-0587.2013.00296.x.

Kimber, J.A., Sims, D.W., Bellamy, P.H. & Gill, A.B., 2014. Elasmobranch cognitive ability: using electroreceptive foraging behaviour to demonstrate learning, habituation and memory in a benthic shark. Animal Cognition, 17, 55–65.

Krueger-Hadfield, S.A., Balestreri, C., Schroeder, J., Highfield, A., Helaouët, P., Allum, J., Moate, R., Lohbeck, K.T., Miller, P.I., Riebesell, U., Reusch, T.B.H., Rickaby, R.E.M., Young, J., Hallegraeff, G., Brownlee, C., Schroeder, D.C., 2014. Genotyping an Emiliania huxleyi (prymnesiophyceae) bloom event in the North Sea reveals evidence of asexual reproduction. Biogeosciences, 11(18), 5215–5234. doi:10.5194/bg-11-5215-2014.

Lüchmann, K.H., Dafre, A.L., Trevisan, R., Craft, J.A., Meng, X., Mattos, J.J., Zacchi, F.L., Dorrington, T.S., Schroeder, D.C., Bainy, A.C.D., 2014. A light in the darkness: new biotransformation genes, antioxidant parameters and tissue-specific responses in oysters exposed to phenanthrene. Aquatic Toxicology, 152, 324–334. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2014.04.021.

McCoy, G.R., Kegel, J.U., Touzet, N., Fleming, G.T.A., Medlin, L.K., Raine, R., 2014. An assessment of RNA content in Prymnesium parvum, Prymnesium polylepis, cf. Chattonella sp. and Karlodinium veneficum under varying environmental conditions for calibrating an RNA microarray for species detection. Federation of European Microbiological Societies, 88(1), 140–159, doi:10.1111/1574-6941.12277.

Medlin L.K., 2014. Evolution of the diatoms: VIII. Re-examination of the SSU-Rrna gene using multiple outgroups and a cladistic analysis of valve features. Journal of Biodiversity, Bioprospecting and Development, 1, 129. doi:10.4172/2376-0214.1000129.

Medlin, L.K., Kegel, J.U., 2014. Validation of the detection of Pseudo-nitzschia spp. using specific RNA probes tested in a microarray format: calibration of signal based on variability of RNA content with environmental conditions. Harmful Algae, 37, 183-193, doi:10.1016/j.hal.2014.05.016.

Mieszkowska, N., Burrows, M.T., Pannacciulli, F.G., Hawkins, S.J., 2014. Multidecadal signals within co-occurring intertidal barnacles Semibalanus balanoides and Chthamalus spp. linked to the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation. Journal of Marine Systems, 133, 70–76. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.11.008.

Mieszkowska, N., Sugden, H., Firth, L.B., Hawkins, S.J., 2014. The role of sustained observations in tracking impacts of environmental change on marine biodiversity and ecosystems. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 372, 2025. 20130339. doi:10.1098/rsta.2013.0339.

Murua, J., Burrows, M.T., Hughes, R.N., Hawkins, S.J., Thompson, R.C., Jenkins, S.R., 2014. Phenotypic variation in shell form in the intertidal acorn barnacle Chthamalus montagui: distribution, response to predators and life history trade-offs. Marine Biology, 161(11), 2609–2619. doi:10.1007/s00227-014-2532-5.

Pingree, R.D., Garcia-Soto, C., 2014. Plankton blooms, ocean circulation and the European slope current: response to weather and climate in the Bay of Biscay and W English Channel (NE Atlantic). Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 106, 5–22. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.07.008.

Potts, T., Burdon, D., Jackson, E., Atkins, J., Saunders, J., Hastings, E. & Langmead, O., 2014. Do marine protected areas deliver flows of ecosystem services to support human welfare? Marine Policy, 44, 139–148.

Queiros, A.M., Fernandes, J.A., Faulwetter, S., Nunes, J., Rastrick, S.P.S., Mieszkowska, N., Artioli, Y., Yool, A., Calosi, P., Arvanitidis, C., Findlay, H.S., Barange, M., Cheung, W.W.L., Widdicombe, S., 2014. Scaling up experimental ocean acidification and warming research: from individuals to the ecosystem. Global Change Biology, 21(1), 130–143. doi:10.1111/gcb.12675.

Rodwell, L.D., Fletcher, S., Glegg G.A., Campbell, M., Rees, S.E., Ashley, M., Linley, E.A., Frost, M., Earll, B., Wynne, R.B., Mee, L., Almada-Villela, P., Lear, D., Stanger, P., Colenutt, A., Davenport, F., Barker Bradshaw, N.J. & Covey, R., 2014. Marine and coastal policy in the UK: challenges and opportunities in a new era. Marine Policy, 45, 251–258.

Roy, H.E., Peyton, J., Aldridge, D.C., Bantock, T., Blackburn, T.M., Britton, R., Clark, P.F., Cook, E.J., Dehnen-Schmutz, K.A., Dines, T., Dobson, M., Edwards, F., Harrower, C., Harvey, M.C., Minchin, D., Noble, D.G., Parrott, D., Pocock, M.J.O., Preston, C.D., Roy, S., Salisbury, A., Schonrogge, K., Sewell, J., Shaw, R.H., Stebbing, P., Stewart, A.J.A., Walker, K.J., 2014. Horizon scanning for invasive alien species with the potential to threaten biodiversity in Great Britain. Global Change Biology, 20, 3859–3871. doi: 10.10.1111/gcb.12603.

Roy, H.E., Preston, C.D., Harrower, C.A., Rorke, S.L., Noble, D., Sewell, J., Walker, K., Marchant, J., Seeley, B., Bishop, J.D.D., Jukes, A., Musgrove, A., Pearman, D., Booy, O., 2014. GB Non-native Species Information Portal: documenting the arrival of non-native species in Britain. Biological Invasions, 16 (12), 2495–2505. doi:10.1007/s10530-014-0687-0.

Sato, A., Shimeld, S.M., Bishop, J.D.D., 2014. Symmetrical reproductive compatibility of two species in the Ciona intestinalis (Ascidiacea) species complex, a model for marine genomics and developmental biology. Zoological Science, 31(6), doi: 10.2108/zs130249.

Scales, K.L., Miller, P.I., Hawkes, L.A., Ingram, S.N., Sims, D.W., Votier, S.C., (2014) On the Front Line: frontal zones as priority at-sea conservation areas for mobile marine vertebrates. Journal of Applied Ecology 51(6), 1575–1583. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12330.

Sims, D.W., Reynolds, A.M., Humphries, N.E., Southall, E.J., Wearmouth, V.J., Metcalfe, B., Twitchett, R.J., 2014. Hierarchical random walks in trace fossils and the origin of optimal search behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111, 11073–11078. doi:10.1073/pnas.1405966111.

Smale, D.A., Wernberg, T., 2014. Population structure of the purple sea urchin Heliocidaris erythrogramma along a latitudinal gradient in south-west Australia. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 94(5), 1033–1040. doi:

Smale, D.A., Wernberg, T., Yunnie, A.L.E., Vance, T., 2014. The rise of Laminaria ochroleuca in the Western English Channel (UK) and comparisons with its competitor and assemblage dominant Laminaria hyperborea. Marine Ecology. doi: 10.1111/maec.12199.

Stevens, K., Weynberg, K., Bellas, C., Brown, S., Brownlee, C., Brown, M.T. & Schroeder, D.C., 2014. A novel evolutionary strategy revealed in the phaeoviruses. PLoS ONE, 9(1) e86040.

Taylor, J., Cunliffe, M., 2014. High-throughput sequencing reveals neustonic and planktonic protist diversity in coastal waters. Journal of Phycology, 50(5), 960–965. doi:10.1111/jpy.12228.

Taylor, J.D., Cottingham, D.D., Billinge, J., Cunliffe, M., 2014. Seasonal microbial community dynamics correlate with phytoplankton-derived polysaccharides in surface coastal waters. The ISME Journal, 8, 245–248. doi:10.1038/ismej.2013.178.

Taylor, J.D., Ellis, R., Milazzo, M., Hall-Spencer, J.M., Cunliffe, M., 2014. Intertidal epilithic bacteria diversity changes along a naturally occurring carbon dioxide and pH gradient. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 89(3), 670–678. doi:10.1111/1574-6941.12368.

Taylor, J.D., Kegel, J.U., Lewis, J.M., Medlin, L.K., 2014. Validation of the detection of Alexandrium species using specific RNA probes tested in a microarray format: calibration of signal using variability of RNA content with environmental conditions. Harmful Algae, 37, 17–27. doi:10.1016/j.hal.2014.05.001.

Verges, A., Steinberg, P.D., Hay, M.E., Poore, A.G.B., Campbell, A.H., Ballesteros, E., Heck, K.L., Booth, D.J., Coleman, M.A., Feary, D.A., Figueira, W., Langlois, T.J., Marzinelli, E.M., Mizerek, T., Mumby, P.J., Nakamura, Y., Roughan, M., van Sebille, E., Gupta, A.S., Smale, D.A., Tomas, F., Wernberg, T., Wilson, S.K., 2014. The tropicalization of temperate marine ecosystems: climate-mediated changes in herbivory and community phase shifts. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281(1789), 20140846. doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.0846.

Wearmouth, V.J., McHugh, M.J., Humphries, N.E., Naegelen, A., Ahmed, M.Z., Southall, E.J., Reynolds, A.M., Sims, D.W., 2014. Scaling laws of ambush predator 'waiting' behaviour are tuned to a common ecology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281(1782). 20132997. doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.2997.

Other publications: non-refereed papers, abstracts, book chapters, reports, occasional publications and semi-popular articles

Cunliffe, M., Wurl, O., (Eds.) 2014. Guide to Best Practices to Study the Ocean's Surface. Plymouth. Occasional publications of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom.

Frost, M.T., 2014. Onwards and upwards for marine Biology. The Marine Biologist, 2, 6–7.

Frost, M.T., 2014. Review: Blackfish. The Marine Biologist, 2, 37.