Western Australian Marine Science Institution

Research Output 2013 2019

2019

Crown-of-thorns starfish impede the recovery potential of coral reefs following bleaching

Haywood, M. D. E., Thomson, D. P., Babcock, R. C., Pillans, R. D., Keesing, J. K., Miller, M., Rochester, W. A., Donovan, A., Evans, R. D., Shedrawi, G. & Field, S. N., 1 Jul 2019, In : Marine Biology. 166, 7, 99.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acanthaster planci
bleaching
coral reefs
coral reef
corals
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)

Accounting for environmental uncertainty in the management of dredging impacts using probabilistic dose–response relationships and thresholds

Fisher, R., Walshe, T., Bessell-Browne, P. & Jones, R., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 1, p. 415-425 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
dose-response relationship
dredging
coral
water quality
mortality
3 Citations (Scopus)
183 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
exudation
dissolved organic matter
dissolved organic carbon
seagrasses
protein
4 Citations (Scopus)

Determining light stress responses for a tropical multi-species seagrass assemblage

Statton, J., McMahon, K., Lavery, P. & Kendrick, G. A., 1 Mar 2018, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 128, p. 508-518 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seagrass
stress response
Halophila
Photosynthesis
pollution control
9 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for rapid recovery of shark populations within a coral reef marine protected area

Speed, C. W., Cappo, M. & Meekan, M. G., 1 Apr 2018, In : Biological Conservation. 220, p. 308-319 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shark
sharks
coral reefs
coral reef
protected area
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Microbiota
Light
Rhizosphere
Fluorescence Spectrometry
Exudates and Transudates
1 Citation (Scopus)

Short-term responses of posidonia australis to changes in light quality

Strydom, S., McMahon, K. M., Kendrick, G. A., Statton, J. & Lavery, P. S., 17 Jan 2018, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 8, 2224.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
light quality
wavelengths
blue light
Halophila
seedlings

Spatiotemporal patterns of abundance and ecological requirements of a labrid's juveniles reveal conditions for establishment success and range shift capacity

Cure, K., Hobbs, J. P. A., Langlois, T. J., Fairclough, D. V., Thillainath, E. C. & Harvey, E. S., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 500, p. 34-45 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coolers
reefs
reef
habitat
oceans
2017
7 Citations (Scopus)

Comparisons of benthic filter feeder communities before and after a large-scale capital dredging program

Abdul Wahab, M. A., Fromont, J., Gomez, O., Fisher, R. & Jones, R., 15 Sep 2017, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 122, 1-2, p. 176-193 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
filter feeder
Dredging
dredging
Turbidity
sponge
14 Citations (Scopus)

Coral bleaching in turbid waters of north-Western Australia

Lafratta, A., Fromont, J., Speare, P. & Schonberg, C., 2017, In : Marine and Freshwater Research. 68, 1, p. 65-75 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coral bleaching
Anthozoa
Western Australia
corals
coral
5 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic signatures of local adaptation reveal source-sink dynamics in a high gene flow fish species

Cure, K., Thomas, L., Hobbs, J. P. A., Fairclough, D. V. & Kennington, W. J., 1 Dec 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 10 p., 8618.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Gene Flow
Fishes
Population
Fisheries
Western Australia
32 Citations (Scopus)

Marine heatwave causes unprecedented regional mass bleaching of thermally resistant corals in northwestern Australia

Le Nohaïc, M., Ross, C. L., Cornwall, C. E., Comeau, S., Lowe, R., McCulloch, M. T. & Schoepf, V., 1 Dec 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 14999.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Anthozoa
Western Australia
Heating
Hot Temperature
Coral Reefs
12 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolism of a tide-dominated reef platform subject to extreme diel temperature and oxygen variations

Gruber, R., Lowe, R. J. & Falter, J. L., 1 Jul 2017, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 62, 4, p. 1701-1717

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tides
reefs
tide
reef
metabolism
1 Citation (Scopus)

Response of the seagrass Halophila ovalis to altered light quality in a simulated dredge plume

Strydom, S., McMahon, K. & Lavery, P. S., 15 Aug 2017, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 121, 1-2, p. 323-330 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

light quality
Halophila
Dredges
dredger
seagrass
7 Citations (Scopus)

Seagrass Halophila ovalis is affected by light quality across different life history stages

Strydom, S., McMahon, K., Kendrick, G. A., Statton, J. & Lavery, P. S., 31 May 2017, In : Marine Ecology Progress Series. 572, p. 103-116 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

light quality
Halophila
seagrass
life history
anthropogenic activities
13 Citations (Scopus)

Seascape genomics reveals fine-scale patterns of dispersal for a reef fish along the ecologically divergent coast of Northwestern Australia

Dibattista, J. D., Travers, M. J., Moore, G. I., Evans, R. D., Newman, S. J., Feng, M., Moyle, S. D., Gorton, R. J., Saunders, T. & Berry, O., 2017, In : Molecular Ecology. 26, 22, p. 6206–6223

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genomics
sharks
hydrodynamics
Sharks
reefs
14 Citations (Scopus)

Timing anthropogenic stressors to mitigate their impact on marine ecosystem resilience

Wu, P. P. Y., Mengersen, K., McMahon, K., Kendrick, G. A., Chartrand, K., York, P. H., Rasheed, M. A. & Caley, M. J., 1 Dec 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 1, 1263.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
resilience
Aquatic ecosystems
ecosystems
Ecosystem
time measurement

Towards a guideline document on dredge plume modelling in the context of environmental impact assessment in Western Australia

Sun, C. & Branson, P., 2017, Australasian Coasts & Ports 2017: Working with Nature. Barton, ACT: Engineers Australia, p. 1051-1056 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

dredger
environmental impact assessment
dredging
plume
modeling
2016
55 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the impacts of sediments from dredging on corals

Jones, R., Bessell-Browne, P., Fisher, R., Klonowski, W. & Slivkoff, M., 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 102, 1, p. 9-29 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Dredging
dredging
corals
coral
Sediments

Numerical study of the wet-season hydrodynamics of a macrotidally forced bay with complex topography: Collier Bay, Kimberley, Western Australia

Zhou, W., Espinosa-Gayosso, A., Jones, N. & Hipsey, M., 5 Dec 2016, The Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. Ivey, G., Jones, N. & Zhou, T. (eds.). Australian Fluid Mechanics Society, 4 p. 728

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

wet season
hydrodynamics
topography
salt
tide
20 Citations (Scopus)

Reef shark movements relative to a coastal marine protected area

Speed, C. W., Meekan, M. G., Field, I. C., McMahon, C. R., Harcourt, R. G., Stevens, J. D., Babcock, R. C., Pillans, R. D. & Bradshaw, C. J. A., 2016, In : Regional Studies in Marine Science. 3, p. 58-66 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shark
sharks
protected area
Carcharhinus
reefs
11 Citations (Scopus)

Rising sea levels will reduce extreme temperature variations in tide-dominated reef habitats

Lowe, R. J., Pivan, X. R., Falter, J., Symonds, G. & Gruber, R., 2016, In : Default journal. 2, e1600825.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tide
reef
habitat
heat budget
temperature
2013
spider
population density
subspecies
tortoises
dry forest