Institute of Marine Science


Our academics contribute to a number of journals and other publications in New Zealand and internationally. Please find a list of our most recent marine science publications on this page.

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The 'word map' above shows the relative frequencies of words in the publication titles listed below (1966-Nov. 2017), with New Zealand removed (otherwise it dominates), and variants of stem words and taxonomic synonyms amalgamated (e.g., ecology/ecological, Chrysophrys/Pagrus). It was created using Jonathan Feinberg’s utility at

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Hinojosa, I.A., Green, B.S., Gardner, C., Jeffs, A. Settlement and early survival of southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii, under climate-driven decline of kelp habitats. ICES Journal of Marine Science.

O'Rorke, R., Lavery, S.D., Wang, M., Gallego, R., Waite, A.M., Beckley, L.E., Thompson, P.A., Jeffs, A.G. Phyllosomata associated with large gelatinous zooplankton: hitching rides and stealing bites. ICES Journal of Marine Science.

Spanier, E., Lavalli, K.L., Goldstein, J.S., Groeneveld, J.C., Jordaan, G.L., Jones, C.M., Phillips, B.F., Bianchini, M.L., Kibler, R.D., Díaz, D., Mallol, S., Goñi, R., van Der Meeren, G.I., Agnalt, A.-L., Behringer, D.C., Keegan, W.F., Jeffs, A. A concise review of lobster utilization by worldwide human populations from prehistory to the modern era. ICES Journal of Marine Science.

Taylor, R.B. Phylum Priapulida. In: New Zealand coastal marine invertebrates, vol. 2. Cook, S. de C. (ed.). Canterbury University Press.



Costello, M.J., Beard, K.H., Primack, R.B., Devictor, V., Bates, A.E. 2019. Are killer bees good for coffee? The contribution of a paper's title and other factors to its future citations. Biological Conservation 229: A1-A5.

Lovett, B.A., Firth, E.C., Plank, L.D., Symonds, J.E., Preece, M.A., Herbert, N.A. 2019. Investigating a relationship between body composition and spinal curvature in farmed adult New Zealand king salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha): a novel application of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. Aquaculture 502: 48-55.

Taylor, R.B. 2019. Epifauna and epiflora. In: Encyclopedia of ecology, 2nd ed., Vol. 3. Fath, B.D. (ed.). Elsevier, Oxford. pp. 375-380.



Allison, A.E.F., Dickson, M.E., Fisher, K.T., Thrush, S.F. 2018. Dilemmas of modelling and decision-making in environmental research. Environmental Modelling and Software 99: 147-155.

Asaad, I., Lundquist, C.J., Erdmann, M.V., Costello, M.J. 2018. Delineating priority areas for marine biodiversity conservation in the Coral Triangle. Biological Conservation 222: 198-211.

Asaad, I., Lundquist, C.J., Erdmann, M.V., Van Hooidonk, R., Costello, M.J. 2018. Designating spatial priorities for marine biodiversity conservation in the coral triangle. Frontiers in Marine Science 9: 400.

Astudillo-García, C., Slaby, B.M., Waite, D.W., Bayer, K., Hentschel, U., Taylor, M.W. 2018. Phylogeny and genomics of SAUL, an enigmatic bacterial lineage frequently associated with marine sponges. Environmental Microbiology 20: 561-576.

Cardinal, E.A., Radford, C.A., Mensinger, A.F. 2018. Potential role of the anterior lateral line in sound localization in toadfish (Opsanus tau). The Journal of Experimental Biology 221: 180679.

Charry, M.P., Keesing, V., Costello, M., Tremblay, L.A. 2018. Assessment of the ecotoxicity of urban estuarine sediment using benthic and pelagic copepod bioassays. PeerJ 2018(5): e4936.

Chiantore, M., Thrush, S.F., Asnaghi, V., Hewitt, J.E. 2018. The multiple roles of b-diversity help untangle community assembly processes affecting recovery of temperate rocky shores. Royal Society Open Science 5(8): 171700.

Connell, S.D., Doubleday, Z.A., Foster, N.R., Hamlyn, S.B., Harley, C.D.G., Helmuth, B., Kelaher, B.P., Nagelkerken, I., Rodgers, K.L., Sarà, G., Russell, B.D. 2018. The duality of ocean acidification as a resource and a stressor. Ecology 99: 1005-1010.

Costello, M.J., Basher, Z., Sayre, R., Breyer, S., Wright, D.J. 2018. Stratifying ocean sampling globally and with depth to account for environmental variability. Scientific Reports 8(1): 11259.

Costello, M.J., Horton, T., Kroh, A. 2018. Sustainable biodiversity databasing: international, collaborative, dynamic, centralized. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 33: 803-805.

Cummings, V.J., Hewitt, J.E., Thrush, S.F., Marriott, P.M., Halliday, N.J., Norkko, A. 2018. Linking Ross Sea coastal benthic communities to environmental conditions: documenting baselines in a spatially variable and changing world. Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 232.

Davis, A.R., Walls, K., Jeffs, A. 2018. Biotic consequences of a shift in invertebrate ecosystem engineers: invasion of New Zealand rocky shores by a zone-forming ascidian. Marine Ecology 39: e12502.

Douglas, E.J., Pilditch, C.A., Lohrer, A.M., Savage, C., Schipper, L.A., Thrush, S.F. 2018. Sedimentary environment influences ecosystem response to nutrient enrichment. Estuaries and Coasts 41: 1994-2008.

Espinosa-Magaña, A.F., Briones-Fourzán, P., Jeffs, A., Lozano-Álvarez, E. 2018. Energy cost of the onshore transport of postlarvae of the Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus. Bulletin of Marine Science 94: 801-819.

García-Echauri, L.L., Jeffs, A. 2018. Swimming energetics of the postlarvae of the spiny lobster Jasus edwardsii in New Zealand. Bulletin of Marine Science 94: 821-833.

Hamilton, O.N.P., Kincaid, S.E., Constantine, R., Kozmian-Ledward, L., Walker, C.G., Fewster, R.M. 2018. Accounting for uncertainty in duplicate identification and group size judgements in mark–recapture distance sampling. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9: 354-362.

Hawes, N.A., Fidler, A.E., Tremblay, L.A., Pochon, X., Dunphy, B.J., Smith, K.F. 2018. Understanding the role of DNA methylation in successful biological invasions: a review. Biological Invasions 20: 2285-2300.

Hawes, N.A., Tremblay, L.A., Pochon, X., Dunphy, B., Fidler, A.E., Smith, K.F. 2018. Effects of temperature and salinity stress on DNA methylation in a highly invasive marine invertebrate, the colonial ascidian Didemnum vexillum. PeerJ 2018(6): e5003.

Hillman, J.R., Lundquist, C.J., Thrush, S.F. 2018. The challenges associated with connectivity in ecosystem processes. Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 364.

Hinojosa, I.A., Gardner, C., Green, B.S., Jeffs, A. 2018. Coastal chemical cues for settlement of the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii. Bulletin of Marine Science 94: 619-633.

Izadi, S., Johnson, M., de Soto, N.A., Constantine, R. 2018. Night-life of Bryde’s whales: ecological implications of resting in a baleen whale. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 72: 78.

Jayathilake, D.R.M., Costello, M.J. 2018. A modelled global distribution of the seagrass biome. Biological Conservation 226: 120-126.

Jeffs, A.G., Delorme, N.J., Stanley, J., Zamora, L.N., Sim-Smith, C. 2018. Composition of beachcast material containing green-lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus) seed harvested for aquaculture in New Zealand. Aquaculture 488: 30-38.

Major, R.N., Jeffs, A.G. 2018. Laboratory comparison of potential natural baits for potting New Zealand scampi, Metanephrops challengeri. Bulletin of Marine Science 94: 635-655.

Markic, A., Niemand, C., Bridson, J.H., Mazouni-Gaertner, N., Gaertner, J.-C., Eriksen, M., Bowen, M. 2018. Double trouble in the South Pacific subtropical gyre: increased plastic ingestion by fish in the oceanic accumulation zone. Marine Pollution Bulletin 136: 547-564.

McArley, T.J., Hickey, A.J.R., Herbert, N.A. 2018. Hyperoxia increases maximum oxygen consumption and aerobic scope of intertidal fish facing acutely high temperatures. Journal of Experimental Biology 221: 189993.

McCarthy, A., Tuck, I., Jeffs, A. 2018. Estimates for the size at onset of maturity for New Zealand scampi (Metanephrops challengeri). Bulletin of Marine Science 94: 699-718.

Mensinger, A.F., Putland, R.L., Radford, C.A. 2018. The effect of motorboat sound on Australian snapper Pagrus auratus inside and outside a marine reserve. Ecology and Evolution 8: 6438-6448.

Muller-Karger, F.E., Miloslavich, P., Bax, N.J., Simmons, S., Costello, M.J., Sousa Pinto, I., Canonico, G., Turner, W., Gill, M., Montes, E., Best, B.D., Pearlman, J., Halpin, P., Dunn, D., Benson, A., Martin, C.S., Weatherdon, L.V., Appeltans, W., Provoost, P., Klein, E., Kelble, C.R., Miller, R.J., Chavez, F.P., Iken, K., Chiba, S., Obura, D., Navarro, L.M., Pereira, H.M., Allain, V., Batten, S., Benedetti-Checchi, L., Duffy J.E., Kudela R.M., Rebelo L.-M., Shin Y., Geller G. 2018. Advancing marine biological observations and data requirements of the complementary Essential Ocean Variables (EOVs) and Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs) frameworks. Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 211.

O'Meara, T., Gibbs, E., Thrush, S.F. 2018. Rapid organic matter assay of organic matter degradation across depth gradients within marine sediments. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9: 245-253.

Ogilvie, S., Major, R., McCarthy, A., Paine, G., Paine, R., Connor, G., Connor, S., Taylor, D., Jeffs, A., Heasman, K., Batstone, C., Chambers, B., Allen, W. 2018. Mātauranga Māori driving innovation in the New Zealand scampi fishery. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 52: 590-602.

Putland, R. L., Marchant, N.D., Farcas, A., Radford, C.A. 2018. Vessel noise cuts down communication space for vocalizing fish and marine mammals. Global Change Biology 24: 1708-1721.

Putland, R.L., Ranjard, L., Constantine, R., Radford, C.A. 2018. A hidden Markov model approach to indicate Bryde's whale acoustics. Ecological Indicators 84: 479-487.

Radford, C.A., Putland, R.L., Mensinger, A.F. 2018. Barking mad: the vocalisation of the John Dory, Zeus faber. PLoS ONE 13(10), e0204647.

Robertson, J.D., Delorme, N.J., Hickey, A., Jeffs, A.G. 2018. Assessment of the potential of the anesthetic AQUI-S for live transportation of the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii. Bulletin of Marine Science 94: 1137-1151.

Thomson, S.A. et al. [incl. Costello, M.J.] 2018. Taxonomy based on science is necessary for global conservation. PLoS Biol 16(3): e2005075.

Wilcox, M., Kelly, S., Jeffs, A. 2018. Ecological restoration of mussel beds onto soft-sediment using transplanted adults. Restoration Ecology 26: 581-590.

Zamora, L.N., Yuan, X., Carton, A.G., Slater, M.J. 2018. Role of deposit-feeding sea cucumbers in integrated multitrophic aquaculture: progress, problems, potential and future challenges. Reviews in Aquaculture 10: 57-74.

Zazzaro, D., Ruggiero, K., Jeffs, A. 2018. Use of extract from adults of the triangle barnacle, Balanus trigonus, for reducing fouling in mussel farms. Aquaculture 483: 223-229.

Zha, H., Jeffs, A., Dong, Y., Lewis, G. 2018. Potential virulence factors of bacteria associated with tail fan necrosis in the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii. Journal of Fish Diseases 41: 817-828.

Zha, H., Jones, B., Lewis, G., Dong, Y., Jeffs, A. 2018. Pathology of tail fan necrosis in the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 154: 5-11.



Asaad, I., Lundquist, C.J., Erdmann, M.V., Costello, M.J. 2017. Ecological criteria to identify areas for biodiversity conservation. Biological Conservation 213: 309-316.

Bennett, N.J., Teh, L., Ota, Y., Christie, P., Ayers, A., Day, J.C., Franks, P., Gill, D., Gruby, R.L., Kittinger, J.N., Koehn, J.Z., Lewis, N., Parks, J., Vierros, M., Whitty, T.S., Wilhelm, A., Wright, K., Aburto, J.A., Finkbeiner, E.M., Gaymer, C.F., Govan, H., Gray, N., Jarvis, R.M., Kaplan-Hallam, M., Satterfield, T. 2017. An appeal for a code of conduct for marine conservation. Marine Policy 81: 411-418.

Bonaviri, C., Graham, M., Gianguzza, P., Shears, N.T. 2017. Warmer temperatures reduce the influence of an important keystone predator. Journal of Animal Ecology 86: 490-500.

Bowen, M., Markham, J., Sutton, P., Zhang, X., Wu, Q., Shears, N.T., Fernandez, D. 2017. Interannual variability of sea surface temperature in the southwest Pacific and the role of ocean dynamics. Journal of Climate 30: 7481-7492.

Bulmer, R.H., Lewis, M., O’Donnell, E., Lundquist, C.J. 2017. Assessing mangrove clearance methods to minimise adverse impacts and maximise the potential to achieve restoration objectives. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 51: 110-126.

Bulmer, R.H., Schwendenmann, L., Lohrer, A.M., Lundquist, C.J. 2017. Sediment carbon and nutrient fluxes from cleared and intact temperate mangrove ecosystems and adjacent sandflats. Science of the Total Environment 599-600: 1874-1884.

Camara, M.D., Yen, S., Kaspar, H.F., Kesarcodi-Watson, A., King, N., Jeffs, A.G., Tremblay, L.A. 2017. Assessment of heat shock and laboratory virus challenges to selectively breed for ostreid herpesvirus 1 (OsHV-1) resistance in the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas. Aquaculture 469: 50-58.

Chaudhary, C., Saeedi, H., Costello, M.J. 2017. Marine species richness is bimodal with latitude: a reply to Fernandez and Marques. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32: 234-237.

Costello, M.J., Basher, Z., McLeod, L., Asaad, I., Claus, S., Vandepitte, L., Yasuhara, M., Gislason, H., Edwards, M., Appeltans, W., Enevoldsen, H., Edgar, G.J., Miloslavich, P., De Monte, S., Pinto, I.S., Obura, D., Bates, A.E. 2017. Methods for the study of marine biodiversity. In: The GEO handbook on biodiversity observation networks. Walters, M., Scholes, R.J. (eds.). Springer. pp. 129-163.

Costello, M.J., Breyer, S. 2017. Ocean depths: the mesopelagic and implications for global warming. Current Biology 27: R36-R38.

Costello, M.J., Chaudhary, C. 2017. Marine biodiversity, biogeography, deep-sea gradients, and conservation. Current Biology 27: R511-R527.

Costello, M.J., Tsai, P., Wong, P.S., Cheung, A.K.L., Basher, Z., Chaudhary, C. 2017. Marine biogeographic realms and species endemicity. Nature Communications 8(1), 1057.

Douglas, E.J., Pilditch, C.A., Kraan, C., Schipper, L.A., Lohrer, A.M., Thrush, S.F. 2017. Macrofaunal functional diversity provides resilience to nutrient enrichment in coastal sediments. Ecosystems 20: 1324-1336.

Farhadi, A., Jeffs, A.G., Farahmand, H., Rejiniemon, T.S., Smith, G., Lavery, S.D. 2017. Mechanisms of peripheral phylogeographic divergence in the indo-Pacific: Lessons from the spiny lobster Panulirus homarus. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17(1), 195.

Herbert, N.A., Bröhl, S., Springer, K., Kunzmann, A. 2017. Clownfish in hypoxic anemones replenish host O2 at only localised scales. Scientific Reports 7(1): 6547.

Herbert, N.A., Skov, P.V., Tirsgaard, B., Bushnell, P.G., Brill, R.W., Harvey Clark, C., Steffensen, J.F. 2017. Blood O2 affinity of a large polar elasmobranch, the Greenland shark Somniosus microcephalus. Polar Biology 40: 2297-2305.

Hinojosa, I.A., Gardner, C., Green, B.S., Jeffs, A., Leon, R., Linnane, A. 2017. Differing environmental drivers of settlement across the range of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) suggest resilience of the fishery to climate change. Fisheries Oceanography 26: 49-64.

Kettles, H., Smith, F., Shears, N. 2017. Subtidal reef and rockwall communities of the greater Foveaux Strait region, Southland, New Zealand. Science for Conservation 329: 1-91.

Kramer, M.J., Bellwood, D.R., Taylor, R.B., Bellwood, O. 2017. Benthic Crustacea from tropical and temperate reef locations: differences in assemblages and their relationship with habitat structure. Coral Reefs 36: 971-980.

Latombe, G., Pyšek, P., Jeschke, J.M., Blackburn, T.M., Bacher, S., Capinha, C., Costello, M.J., Fernández, M., Gregory, R.D., Hobern, D., Hui, C., Jetz, W., Kumschick, S., McGrannachan, C., Pergl, J., Roy, H.E., Scalera, R., Squires, Z.E., Wilson, J.R.U., Winter, M., Genovesi, P., McGeoch, M.A. 2017. A vision for global monitoring of biological invasions. Biological Conservation 213: 295-308.

Le Port, A., Montgomery, J.C., Smith, A.N.H., Croucher, A.E., McLeod, I.M., Lavery, S.D. 2017 Temperate marine protected area provides recruitment subsidies to local fisheries. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 284: 20171300.

Lundquist, C.J., Bulmer, R.H., Clark, M.R., Hillman, J.R., Nelson, W.A., Norrie, C.R., Rowden, A.A., Tracey, D.M., Hewitt, J.E. 2017. Challenges for the conservation of marine small natural features. Biological Conservation 211: 69-79.

Magnusson, M., Yuen, A.K.L., Zhang, R., Wright, J.T., Taylor, R.B., Maschmeyer, T., de Nys, R. 2017. A comparative assessment of microwave assisted (MAE) and conventional solid-liquid (SLE) techniques for the extraction of phloroglucinol from brown seaweed. Algal Research 23: 28-36.

Major, R., Jeffs, A. 2017. Orientation and food search behaviour of a deep sea lobster in turbulent versus laminar odour plumes. Helgoland Marine Research 71(1): 9.

Major, R.N., Taylor, D.I., Connor, S., Connor, G., Jeffs, A.G. 2017. Factors affecting bycatch in a developing New Zealand scampi potting fishery. Fisheries Research 186: 55-64.

McArley, T.J., Hickey, A.J.R., Herbert, N.A. 2017. Chronic warm exposure impairs growth performance and reduces thermal safety margins in the common triplefin fish (Forsterygion lapillum). Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 3527-3535.

McLeod, L.E., Costello, M.J. 2017. Light traps for sampling marine biodiversity. Helgoland Marine Research 71(1): 2.

Montgomery, J.C., Radford, C.A. 2017. Marine bioacoustics. Current Biology 27: R502-R507.

O'Meara, T.A., Hillman, J.R., Thrush, S.F. 2017. Rising tides, cumulative impacts and cascading changes to estuarine ecosystem functions. Scientific Reports 7(1),10218.

Pradeep, P.J., Suebsing, R., Sirithammajak, S., Kampeera, J., Turner, W., Jeffs, A., Kiatpathomchai, W., Withyachumanarnkul, B. 2017. Vertical transmission and concurrent infection of multiple bacterial pathogens in naturally infected red tilapia (Oreochromisspp.). Aquaculture Research 48: 2706-2717.

Putland, R.L., Constantine, R., Radford, C.A. 2017. Exploring spatial and temporal trends in the soundscape of an ecologically significant embayment. Scientific Reports 7(1): 5713.

Putland, R.L., Ranjard, L., Constantine, R., Radford, C.A. 2018. A hidden Markov model approach to indicate Bryde's whale acoustics. Ecological Indicators 84: 479-487.

Saeedi, H., Dennis, T.E., Costello, M.J. 2017. Bimodal latitudinal species richness and high endemicity of razor clams (Mollusca). Journal of Biogeography 44: 592-604.

Santini, L., Belmaker, J., Costello, M.J., Pereira, H.M., Rossberg, A.G., Schipper, A.M., Ceausu, S., Dornelas, M., Hilbers, J.P., Hortal, J., Huijbregts, M.A.J., Navarro, L.M., Schiffers, K.H., Visconti, P., Rondinini, C. 2017. Assessing the suitability of diversity metrics to detect biodiversity change. Biological Conservation 213: 341-350.

Schmeller, D.S., Böhm, M., Arvanitidis, C., Barber-Meyer, S., Brummitt, N., Chandler, M., Chatzinikolaou, E., Costello, M.J., Ding, H., García-Moreno, J., Gill, M., Haase, P., Jones, M., Juillard, R., Magnusson, W.E., Martin, C.S., McGeoch, M., Mihoub, J.-B., Pettorelli, N., Proença, V., Peng, C., Regan, E., Schmiedel, U., Simaika, J.P., Weatherdon, L., Waterman, C., Xu, H., Belnap, J. 2017. Building capacity in biodiversity monitoring at the global scale. Biodiversity and Conservation 26: 2765-2790.

Schmeller, D.S., Mihoub, J.-B., Bowser, A., Arvanitidis, C., Costello, M.J., Fernandez, M., Geller, G.N., Hobern, D., Kissling, W.D., Regan, E., Saarenmaa, H., Turak, E., Isaac, N.J.B. 2017. An operational definition of essential biodiversity variables. Biodiversity and Conservation 26: 2967-2972.

Shears, N.T., Bowen, M.M. 2017. Half a century of coastal temperature records reveal complex warming trends in western boundary currents. Scientific Reports 7(1), 14527.

Spyksma, A.J.P., Shears, N.T., Taylor, R.B. 2017. Predators indirectly induce stronger prey through a trophic cascade. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20171440.

Spyksma, A.J.P., Taylor, R.B., Shears, N.T. 2017. Predation cues rather than resource availability promote cryptic behaviour in a habitat-forming sea urchin. Oecologia 183: 821-829.

Suárez Jiménez, R., Hepburn, C.D., Hyndes, G.A., McLeod, R.J., Taylor, R.B., Hurd, C.L. 2017. Importance of the invasive macroalga Undaria pinnatifida as trophic subsidy for a beach consumer. Marine Biology 164: 113.

Suárez-Jiménez, R., Hepburn, C.D., Hyndes, G.A., McLeod, R.J., Taylor, R.B., Hurd, C.L. 2017. The invasive kelp Undaria pinnatifida hosts a similar epifaunal assemblage to native seaweeds with comparable morphologies. Marine Ecology Progress Series 582: 45-55.

Teck, S.J., Lorda, J., Shears, N.T., Bell, T.W., Cornejo-Donoso, J., Caselle, J.E., Hamilton, S.L., Gaines, S.D. 2017. Disentangling the effects of fishing and environmental forcing on demographic variation in an exploited species. Biological Conservation 209: 488-498.

Thrush, S.F., Hewitt, J.E., Kraan, C., Lohrer, A.M., Pilditch, C.A., Douglas, E. 2017. Changes in the location of biodiversity–ecosystem function hot spots across the seafloor landscape with increasing sediment nutrient loading. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 284 (1852): 20162861.

Turak, E., Regan, E., Costello, M.J. 2017. Measuring and reporting biodiversity change. Biological Conservation 213: 249-251.

Vaughan, D.B., Grutter, A.S., Costello, M.J., Hutson, K.S. 2017. Cleaner fishes and shrimp diversity and a re-evaluation of cleaning symbioses. Fish and Fisheries 18: 698-716.

Veríssimo, A., Zaera-Perez, D., Leslie, R., Iglésias, S.P., Séret, B., Grigoriou, P., Sterioti, A., Gubili, C., Barría, C., Duffy, C., Hernández, S., Batjakas, I.E., Griffiths, A.M. 2017. Molecular diversity and distribution of eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean dogfishes Squalus highlight taxonomic issues in the genus. Zoologica Scripta 46: 414-428.

Wilcox, M., Jeffs, A. 2017. Is attachment substrate a prerequisite for mussels to establish on soft-sediment substrate? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 495: 83-88.

Yellapu, B., Jeffs, A., Battaglene, S., Lavery, S.D. 2017. Population subdivision in the tropical spiny lobster Panulirus ornatusthroughout its Indo-West Pacific distribution. ICES Journal of Marine Science 74: 759-768.

Zamora, L.N., Maxwell, K.H., Jeffs, A.G. 2017. Growth of hatchery-reared juveniles of the Australasian sea cucumber, Australostichopus mollis, fed with artificial and natural diets. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 48: 643-655.




Atkins, J., Johnson, M. 2016. A low-cost open-source acoustic recorder for bioacoustics research. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 875: 65-71.

Basher, Z., Costello, M.J. 2016. The past, present and future distribution of a deep-sea shrimp in the Southern Ocean. PeerJ 4:e1713.

Bulmer, R.H., Kelly, S., Jeffs, A.G. 2016. Light requirements of the seagrass, Zostera muelleri, determined by observations at the maximum depth limit in a temperate estuary, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 50: 183-194.

Bulmer, R.H., Schwendenmann, L., Lundquist, C.J. 2016. Allometric models for estimating aboveground biomass, carbon and nitrogen stocks in temperate Avicennia marina forests. Wetlands 36: 841-848 (& erratum in Wetlands 37: 1003).

Butler, J., Stanley, J.A., Butler, M.J. 2016. Underwater soundscapes in near-shore tropical habitats and the effects of environmental degradation and habitat restoration. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 479: 89-96.

Chaudhary, C., Saeedi, H., Costello, M.J. 2016. Bimodality of latitudinal gradients in marine species richness. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31: 670-676.

Costello, M.J. 2016. Parasite rates of discovery, global species richness and host specificity. Integrative and Comparative Biology 56: 588-599.

Costello, M.J., Beard, K.H., Corlett, R.T., Cumming, G.S., Devictor, V., Loyola, R., Maas, B., Miller-Rushing, A.J., Pakeman, R., Primack, R.B. 2016. Field work ethics in biological research. Biological Conservation 203: 268-271.

Cumming, H., Herbert, N.A. 2016. Gill structural change in response to turbidity has no effect on the oxygen uptake of a juvenile sparid fish. Conservation Physiology 4 (1): cow033.

Dayton, P., Jarrell, S., Kim, S., Thrush, S., Hammerstrom, K., Slattery, M., Parnell, E. 2016. Surprising episodic recruitment and growth of Antarctic sponges: Implications for ecological resilience. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 482: 38-55.

Dayton, P.K., Hammerstrom, K., Jarrell, S.C., Kim, S., Nordhausen, W., Osborne, D.J., Thrush, S.F. 2016. Unusual coastal flood impacts in Salmon Valley, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 28: 269-275.

Delorme, N.J., Sewell, M.A. 2016. Effects of warm acclimation on physiology and gonad development in the sea urchin Evechinus chloroticus. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology -Part A : Molecular and Integrative Physiology 198: 33-40.

Delorme, N.J., Sewell, M.A. 2016. Genotype-by-environment interactions during early development of the sea urchin Evechinus chloroticus. Marine Biology 163: 215.

Douglas, E.J., Pilditch, C.A., Hines, L.V., Kraan, C., Thrush, S.F. 2016. In situ soft sediment nutrient enrichment: a unified approach to eutrophication field experiments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 111: 287-294.

Duffy, C.A.J. 2016. First record of the white shark Carcharodon carcharias (Lamniformes: Lamnidae) from Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. Marine Biodiversity Records 9 (1): 52.

Greenfield, B.L., Kraan, C., Pilditch, C.A., Thrush, S.F. 2016. Mapping functional groups can provide insight into ecosystem functioning and potential resilience of intertidal sandflats. Marine Ecology Progress Series 548: 1-10.

Gui, Y., Kaspar, H.F., Zamora, L.N., Dunphy, B.J., Jeffs, A.G. 2016. Capture efficiency of artificial food particles of post-settlement juveniles of the Greenshell™ mussel, Perna canaliculus. Aquaculture 464: 1-7.

Gui, Y., Zamora, L., Dunphy, B.J., Jeffs, A.G. 2016. Evaluation of the formulated diet MySpat for feeding hatchery-reared spat of the green-lipped mussel, Perna canaliculus (Gmelin, 1791). Aquaculture Research 47: 3907-3912.

Gui, Y., Zamora, L.N., Dunphy, B., Jeffs, A.G. 2016. Understanding the ontogenetic changes in particle processing of the greenshell™ mussel, Perna canaliculus, in order to improve hatchery feeding practices. Aquaculture 452: 120-127.

Harris, S.A., Shears, N.T., Radford, C.A., Reynolds, J. 2016. Ecoacoustic indices as proxies for biodiversity on temperate reefs. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7: 713-724.

Hesse, J., Stanley, J.A., Jeffs, A.G. 2016. Do predatory fish of benthic crustaceans vary between kelp and barren reef habitats in northeastern New Zealand? New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 50: 339-357.

Hesse, J., Stanley, J.A., Jeffs, A.G. 2016. Lobster in a bottle: A novel technique for observing the predation of juvenile spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii). Marine and Freshwater Research 67: 1625-1633.

Hesse, J., Stanley, J.A., Jeffs, A.G. 2016. Relative predation risk in two types of habitat for juvenile Australasian spiny lobsters, Jasus edwardsii. Marine Biology Research 12: 895-906.

Hewitt, J.E., Ellis, J.I., Thrush, S.F. 2016. Multiple stressors, nonlinear effects and the implications of climate change impacts on marine coastal ecosystems. Global Change Biology 22: 2665-2675.

Higgs, D.M., Radford, C.A. 2016. The potential overlapping roles of the ear and lateral line in driving “acoustic” responses. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 877: 255-270.

Hinojosa, I.A., Green, B.S., Gardner, C., Hesse, J., Stanley, J.A., Jeffs, A.G. 2016. Reef sound as an orientation cue for shoreward migration by pueruli of the rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii. PLoS ONE 11 (6): e0157862.

Jackson, S.E., Lundquist, C.J. 2016. Limitations of biophysical habitats as biodiversity surrogates in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. Pacific Conservation Biology 22: 159-172.

James, K., Shears, N.T. 2016. Population ecology of the invasive kelp Undaria pinnatifida towards the upper extreme of its temperature range. Marine Biology 163: 225.

James, K., Shears, N.T. 2016. Proliferation of the invasive kelp Undaria pinnatifida at aquaculture sites promotes spread to coastal reefs. Marine Biology 163: 34.

Kibele, J., Shears, N.T. 2016. Nonparametric empirical depth regression for bathymetric mapping in coastal waters. Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 9 (11): 7563443.

Krumhansl, K.A., Okamoto, D.K., Rassweiler, A., Novak, M., Bolton, J.J., Cavanaugh, K.C., Connell, S.D., Johnson, C.R., Konar, B., Ling, S.D., Micheli, F., Norderhaug, K.M., Pérez-Matus, A., Sousa-Pinto, I., Reed, D.C., Salomon, A.K., Shears, N.T., Wernberg, T., Anderson, R.J., Barrett, N.S., Buschmann, A.H., Carr, M.H., Caselle, J.E., Derrien-Courtel, S., Edgar, G.J., Edwards, M., Estes, J.A., Goodwin, C., Kenner, M.C., Kushner, D.J., Moy, F.E., Nunn, J., Steneck, R.S., Vásquez, J., Watson, J., Witman, J.D., Byrnes, J.E.K. 2016. Global patterns of kelp forest change over the past half-century. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113: 13785-13790.

Le Heron, R., Lewis, N., Fisher, K., Thrush, S., Lundquist, C., Hewitt, J., Ellis, J. 2016. Non-sectarian scenario experiments in socio-ecological knowledge building for multi-use marine environments: insights from New Zealand's Marine Futures project. Marine Policy 67: 10-21.

Le Port, A., Roycroft, E.J., Thakur, V., Lavery, S.D. 2016. Characterisation of eleven new polymorphic microsatellite markers for the coastal stingray Dasyatis brevicaudata (Dasyatidae Hutton 1875), and cross-amplification in seven dasyatid species. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 65: 234-237.

Lee, S., Hartstein, N.D., Wong, K.Y., Jeffs, A. 2016. Assessment of the production and dispersal of faecal waste from the sea-cage aquaculture of spiny lobsters. Aquaculture Research 47: 1569-1583.

Lucke, K., Popper, A.N., Hawkins, A.D., Akamatsu, T., André, M., Branstetter, B.K., Lammers, M., Radford, C.A., Stansbury, A.L., Aran Mooney, T. 2016. Auditory sensitivity in aquatic animals. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 139: 3097-3101.

Lundquist, C.J., Fisher, K.T., Heron, R.L., Lewis, N.I., Ellis, J.I., Hewitt, J.E., Greenaway, A.J., Cartner, K.J., Burgess-Jones, T.C., Schiel, D.R., Thrush, S.F. 2016. Science and societal partnerships to address cumulative impacts. Frontiers in Marine Science 3: article no. 2.

McGeoch, M.A., Genovesi, P., Bellingham, P.J., Costello, M.J., McGrannachan, C., Sheppard, A. 2016. Prioritizing species, pathways, and sites to achieve conservation targets for biological invasion. Biological Conservation 18: 299-314.

Munday, J.S., Perrott, M.R., Symonds, J.E., Walker, S.P., Lovett, B., Preece, M.A., Davie, P.S. 2016. Unilateral perivertebral fibrosis associated with lordosis, kyphosis and scoliosis (LKS) in farmed Chinook salmon in New Zealand. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 121: 211-221.

Norrie, C.R., Dunphy, B.J., Baker, J.A., Lundquist, C.J. 2016. Local-scale variation in trace elemental fingerprints of the estuarine bivalve Austrovenus stutchburyi within and between estuaries. Marine Ecology Progress Series 559: 89-102.

Pine, M.K., Jeffs, A.G., Radford, C.A. 2016. Effects of underwater turbine noise on crab larval metamorphosis. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 875: 847-852.

Pine, M.K., Jeffs, A.G., Wang, D., Radford, C.A. 2016. The potential for vessel noise to mask biologically important sounds within ecologically significant embayments. Ocean and Coastal Management 127: 63-73.

Pradeep, P.J., Suebsing, R., Sirthammajak, S., Kampeera, J., Jitrakorn, S., Saksmerprome, V., Turner, W., Palang, I., Vanichviriyakit, R., Senapin, S., Jeffs, A., Kiatpathomchai, W., Withyachumanarnkul, B. 2016. Evidence of vertical transmission and tissue tropism of Streptococcosis from naturally infected red tilapia (Oreochromis spp.). Aquaculture Reports 3: 58-66.

Pradeep, P.J., Suebsing, R., Sirthammajak, S., Kampeera, J., Jitrakorn, S., Saksmerprome, V., Turner, W., Palang, I., Vanichviriyakit, R., Senapin, S., Jeffs, A., Kiatpathomchai, W., Withyachumanarnkul, B. 2016. Evidence of vertical transmission and tissue tropism of Streptococcosis from naturally infected red tilapia (Oreochromis spp.). Aquaculture Reports 3: 58-66.

Radford, C.A., Ghazali, S.M., Montgomery, J.C., Jeffs, A.G. 2016. Vocalisation repertoire of female bluefin gurnard (Chelidonichthys kumu) in captivity: sound structure, context and vocal activity. PLoS ONE 11 (2): e0149338.

Radford, C.A., Montgomery, J.C. 2016. Potential competitive dynamics of acoustic ecology. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 875: 895-900.

Rodgers, K.L., Shears, N.T. 2016. Modelling kelp forest primary production using in situ photosynthesis, biomass and light measurements. Marine Ecology Progress Series 553: 67-79.

Schipper, A.M., Belmaker, J., de Miranda, M.D., Navarro, L.M., Böhning-Gaese, K., Costello, M.J., Dornelas, M., Foppen, R., Hortal, J., Huijbregts, M.A.J., Martín-López, B., Pettorelli, N., Queiroz, C., Rossberg, A.G., Santini, L., Schiffers, K., Steinmann, Z.J.N., Visconti, P., Rondinini, C., Pereira, H.M. 2016. Contrasting changes in the abundance and diversity of North American bird assemblages from 1971 to 2010. Global Change Biology 22: 3948-3959.

Stanley, J.A., Wilkens, S., McDonald, J.I., Jeffs, A.G. 2016. Vessel noise promotes hull fouling. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 875: 1097-1104.

Stokes, D.J., Bulmer, R.H., Lundquist, C.J. 2016. Addressing the mismatch between restoration objectives and monitoring needs to support mangrove management. Ocean and Coastal Management 134: 69-78.

Thrush, S.F., Ellingsen, K.E., Davis, K. 2016. Implications of fisheries impacts to seabed biodiversity and ecosystem-based management. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73: i44-i50.

Thrush, S.F., Lewis, N., Le Heron, R., Fisher, K.T., Lundquist, C.J., Hewitt, J. 2016. Addressing surprise and uncertain futures in marine science, marine governance, and society. Ecology and Society 21: article 44.

van Oosterom, L.L., Montgomery, J.C., Jeffs, A.G., Radford, C.A. 2016. Evidence for contact calls in fish: conspecific vocalisations and ambient soundscape influence group cohesion in a nocturnal species. Scientific Reports 6: 19098.

Vazirzadeh, A., Farhadi, A., Naseri, M., Jeffs, A. 2016. Comparison of methods to improve induction of spermiation in wild-caught carp (Cyprinus carpio carpio), a threatened species from the Caspian Sea basin. Animal Reproduction Science 170: 100-107.

Wang, J., Pearce, A.N., Chan, S.T.S., Taylor, R.B., Page, M.J., Valentin, A., Bourguet-Kondracki, M.L., Dalton, J.P., Wiles, S., Copp, B.R. 2016. Biologically active acetylenic amino alcohol and N‑hydroxylated 1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-β-carboline constituents of the New Zealand ascidian Pseudodistoma opacum. Journal of Natural Products 79: 607-610.

Waters, C.G., Lindsay, S., Costello, M.J. 2016. Factors relevant to pre-veliger nutrition of Tridacnidae giant clams. Reviews in Aquaculture 8: 3-17.

Woodin, S.A., Volkenborn, N., Pilditch, C.A., Lohrer, A.M., Wethey, D.S., Hewitt, J.E., Thrush, S.F. 2016. Same pattern, different mechanism: locking onto the role of key species in seafloor ecosystem process. Scientific Reports 6: 26678.



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