• The University of Western Australia (M004), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 2707 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
1989 …2021

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Research Output

2020

Water velocity and groundwater upwelling influence benthic algal biomass in a sandy tropical river: implications for water-resource development

Burrows, R., Beesley, L., Douglas, M., Pusey, B. & Kennard, M. J., Mar 2020, In : Hydrobiologia. 847, 5, p. 1207-1219 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Biodiversity of leaf litter fungi in streams along a latitudinal gradient

Seena, S., Bärlocher, F., Sobral, O., Gessner, M. O., Dudgeon, D., McKie, B. G., Chauvet, E., Boyero, L., Ferreira, V., Frainer, A., Bruder, A., Matthaei, C. D., Fenoglio, S., Sridhar, K. R., Albariño, R. J., Douglas, M. M., Encalada, A. C., Garcia, E., Ghate, S. D., Giling, D. P. & 12 othersGonçalves, V., Iwata, T., Landeira-Dabarca, A., McMaster, D., Medeiros, A. O., Naggea, J., Pozo, J., Raposeiro, P. M., Swan, C. M., Tenkiano, N. S. D., Yule, C. M. & Graça, M. A. S., 15 Apr 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 661, p. 306-315 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Conceptualising hydro-socio-ecological relationships ensures more integrated and inclusive environmental flows assessments

Douglas, M., Jackson, S. E., Canham, C., Laborde, S., Beesley, L., Kennard, M. J., Pusey, B., Loomes, R. & Setterfield, S., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Conceptualising hydro-socio-ecological relationships to enable more integrated and inclusive water allocation planning

Douglas, M., Jackson, S. E., Canham, C., Laborde, S., Beesley, L., Kennard, M. J., Pusey, B., Loomes, R. & Setterfield, S., 22 Nov 2019, In : One Earth. 1, 3, p. 361-373

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Does a bigger mouth make you fatter? Linking intraspecific gape variability to body condition of a tropical predatory fish

Luiz, O. J., Crook, D. A., Kennard, M. J., Olden, J. D., Saunders, T. M., Douglas, M. M., Wed, D. & King, A. J., 3 Oct 2019, In : Oecologia. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Dry season habitat use of fishes in an Australian tropical river

Keller, K., Allsop, Q., Box, J. B., Buckle, D., Crook, D. A., Douglas, M. M., Jackson, S., Kennard, M. J., Luiz, O. J., Pusey, B. J., Townsend, S. A. & King, A. J., 5 Apr 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 14 p., 5677.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Flow-mediated predator–prey dynamics influence fish populations in a tropical river

Turschwell, M. P., Stewart-Koster, B., King, A. J., Pusey, B., Crook, D., Boone, E., Douglas, M., Allsop, Q., Jackson, S. & Kennard, M. J., 1 Aug 2019, In : Freshwater Biology. 64, 8, p. 1453-1466 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning in rivers and riparian zones

CELLDEX Consortium, 9 Jan 2019, In : Science Advances. 5, 1, 8 p., eaav0486.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting the occurrence of riparian tree species to inform environmental water planning

Canham, C., Freestone, F., Loomes, R., Douglas, M., Beesley, L., Gwinn, D. & Setterfield, S., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

Tracking the resource pulse: Movement responses of fish to dynamic floodplain habitat in a tropical river

Crook, D. A., Buckle, D. J., Morrongiello, J. R., Allsop, Q. A., Baldwin, W., Saunders, T. M. & Douglas, M. M., 21 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trait-based ecology of fishes: A quantitative assessment of literature trends and knowledge gaps using topic modelling

Luiz, O. J., Olden, J. D., Kennard, M. J., Crook, D. A., Douglas, M. M., Saunders, T. M. & King, A. J., 22 Aug 2019, In : Fish and Fisheries. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Understanding rivers and their social relations: A critical step to advance environmental water management

Anderson, E. P., Jackson, S., Tharme, R. E., Douglas, M., Flotemersch, J. E., Zwarteveen, M., Lokgariwar, C., Montoya, M., Wali, A., Tipa, G. T., Jardine, T. D., Olden, J. D., Cheng, L., Conallin, J., Cosens, B., Dickens, C., Garrick, D., Groenfeldt, D., Kabogo, J., Roux, D. J. & 2 othersRuhi, A. & Arthington, A. H., Nov 2019, In : WIREs Water. 6, 6, 21 p., 1381.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
2018

Conserving biodiversity and Indigenous bush tucker: Practical application of the strategic foresight framework to invasive alien species management planning

Adams, V. M., Douglas, M. M., Jackson, S. E., Scheepers, K., Kool, J. T. & Setterfield, S. A., 28 Jan 2018, In : Conservation Letters. e12441.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Continental-scale decrease in net primary productivity in streams due to climate warming

Song, C., Dodds, W. K., Rüegg, J., Argerich, A., Baker, C. L., Bowden, W. B., Douglas, M. M., Farrell, K. J., Flinn, M. B., Garcia, E. A., Helton, A. M., Harms, T. K., Jia, S., Jones, J. B., Koenig, L. E., Kominoski, J. S., McDowell, W. H., McMaster, D., Parker, S. P., Rosemond, A. D. & 6 othersRuffing, C. M., Sheehan, K. R., Trentman, M. T., Whiles, M. R., Wollheim, W. M. & Ballantyne, F., 1 Jun 2018, In : Nature Geoscience. 11, 6, p. 415-420 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Exotic grass invasion alters microsite conditions limiting woody recruitment potential in an Australian savanna

Setterfield, S. A., Clifton, P. J., Hutley, L. B., Rossiter-Rachor, N. A. & Douglas, M. M., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 6628.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Fish assemblage dynamics in an intermittent river of the northern Australian wet-dry tropics

Pusey, B. J., Kennard, M. J., Douglas, M. & Allsop, Q., 1 Jan 2018, In : Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 27, 1, p. 78-88

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Muddy waters: An assessment of the suitability of zygocardiac ossicles for direct age estimation in the Giant mud crab Scylla serrata

Crook, D. A., Adair, B. J., Grubert, M. A., Saunders, T. M., Morrongiello, J. R., Douglas, M. M. & King, A. J., Dec 2018, In : Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 16, 12, p. 895-905 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Body size drives allochthony in food webs of tropical rivers

Jardine, T. D., Rayner, T. S., Pettit, N. E., Valdez, D., Ward, D. P., Lindner, G., Douglas, M. M. & Bunn, S. E., 1 Feb 2017, In : Oecologia. 183, 2, p. 505-517 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Discharge-driven flood and seasonal patterns of phytoplankton biomass and composition of an Australian tropical savannah river

Townsend, S. A. & Douglas, M. M., Jun 2017, In : Hydrobiologia. 794, 1, p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Do upstream migrating, juvenile amphidromous shrimps, provide a marine subsidy to river ecosystems?

Novak, P. A., Bayliss, P., Crook, D. A., Garcia, E. A., Pusey, B. & Douglas, M., May 2017, In : Freshwater Biology. 62, 5, p. 880-893

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Importance of the natural flow regime to an amphidromous shrimp: A case study

Novak, P. A., Garcia, E. A., Pusey, B. J. & Douglas, M. M., 2017, In : Marine and Freshwater Research. 68, 5, p. 909-921 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Invasive Andropogon gayanus (Gamba grass) alters litter decomposition and nitrogen fluxes in an Australian tropical savanna

Rossiter-Rachor, N. A., Setterfield, S. A., Hutley, L. B., McMaster, D., Schmidt, S. & Douglas, M. M., 1 Dec 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 11705.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Making time for space: The critical role of spatial planning in adapting natural resource management to climate change

Adams, V. M., Álvarez-Romero, J. G., Capon, S. J., Crowley, G. M., Dale, A. P., Kennard, M. J., Douglas, M. M. & Pressey, R. L., 1 Aug 2017, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 74, p. 57-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Ontogenetic shifts in habitat use during the dry season by an amphidromous shrimp in a tropical lowland river

Novak, P. A., Bayliss, P., Garcia, E. A., Pusey, B. J. & Douglas, M. M., 1 Jan 2017, In : Marine and Freshwater Research. 68, 12, p. 2275-2288 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Productivity and Connectivity in Tropical Riverscapes of Northern Australia: Ecological Insights for Management

Pettit, N. E., Naiman, R. J., Warfe, D. M., Jardine, T. D., Douglas, M. M., Bunn, S. E. & Davies, P. M., 1 Apr 2017, In : Ecosystems. 20, 3, p. 492-514 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Recovery of benthic primary producers from flood disturbance and its implications for an altered flow regime in a tropical savannah river (Australia)

Townsend, S. A., Schult, J., Douglas, M. & Lautenschlager, A., 1 Jan 2017, In : Aquatic Botany. 136, p. 9-20 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal and spatial variation in strontium in a tropical river: Implications for otolith chemistry analyses of fish migration

Crook, D. A., Lacksen, K., King, A. J., Buckle, D. J., Tickell, S. J., Woodhead, J. D., Maas, R., Townsend, S. A. & Douglas, M. M., Apr 2017, In : Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 74, 4, p. 533-545 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Use of otolith chemistry and acoustic telemetry to elucidate migratory contingents in barramundi Lates calcarifer

Crook, D. A., Buckle, D. J., Allsop, Q., Baldwin, W., Saunders, T. M., Kyne, P. M., Woodhead, J. D., Maas, R., Roberts, B. & Douglas, M. M., 2017, In : Marine and Freshwater Research. 68, 8, p. 1554-1566 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Fire in Australia's riparian landscapes

Douglas, M., Pettit, N. & Setterfield, S., 2016, Vegetation of Australian Riverine Landscapes: Biology, Ecology and Management. Capon, S., James, C. & Reid, M. (eds.). Australia: CSIRO Publishing, p. 297-306 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Seasonal spatial dynamics of floodplain macrophyte and periphyton abundance in the Alligator Rivers region (Kakadu) of northern Australia

Ward, D. P., Pettit, N., Adame, M., Douglas, M., Setterfield, S. & Bunn, S. E., 2016, In : Ecohydrology. 9, 8, p. 1675-1686

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Timing and causes of gully erosion in the riparian zone of the semi-arid tropical Victoria River, Australia: Management implications

Mccloskey, G. L., Wasson, R. J., Boggs, G. S. & Douglas, M., 2016, In : Geomorphology. 266, p. 96-104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Towards deeper collaboration: stories of Indigenous interests, aspirations, partnerships and leadership in aquatic research and management

Crook, D. A., Douglas, M. M., King, A. J. & Schnierer, S., 1 Dec 2016, In : Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. 26, 4, p. 611-615 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

5 Citations (Scopus)
2015

A life-history account of Macrobrachium spinipes (Schenkel, 1902) (Cherabin) in a large tropical Australian River

Novak, P. A., Douglas, M. M., A. Garcia, E., Bayliss, P. & Pusey, B., 2015, In : Freshwater Science. 34, 2, p. 620-633

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Context dependency of top-down and bottom-up effects in a Northern Australian tropical river

Garcia, E. A., Townsend, S. A. & Douglas, M. M., 1 Jun 2015, In : Freshwater Science. 34, 2, p. 679-690 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Designing environmental research for impact

Campbell, C. A., Lefroy, E. C., Caddy-Retalic, S., Bax, N., Doherty, P. J., Douglas, M. M., Johnson, D., Possingham, H. P., Specht, A., Tarte, D. & West, J., 15 Nov 2015, In : Science of the Total Environment. 534, p. 4-13 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution, demography and dispersal model of spatial spread of invasive plant populations with limited data

Adams, V. M., Petty, A. M., Douglas, M. M., Buckley, Y. M., Ferdinands, K. B., Okazaki, T., Ko, D. W. & Setterfield, S. A., 1 Jul 2015, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 6, 7, p. 782-794 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Does flood rhythm drive ecosystem responses in tropical riverscapes?

Jardine, T. D., Bond, N. R., Burford, M. A., Kennard, M. J., Ward, D. P., Bayliss, P., Davies, P., Douglas, M., Hamilton, S. K., Melack, J. M., Naiman, B., Pettit, N., Pusey, B., Warfe, D. & Bunn, S. E., 2015, In : Ecology. 96, 3, p. 684-692

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Implications of water extraction on the low-flow hydrology and ecology of tropical savannah rivers: An appraisal for northern Australia

King, A. J., Townsend, S. A., Douglas, M. M. & Kennard, M. J., 1 Jun 2015, In : Freshwater Science. 34, 2, p. 741-758 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated cross-realm planning: A decision-makers' perspective

Álvarez-Romero, J. G., Adams, V. M., Pressey, R. L., Douglas, M., Dale, A. P., Augé, A. A., Ball, D., Childs, J., Digby, M., Dobbs, R., Gobius, N., Hinchley, D., Lancaster, I., Maughan, M. & Perdrisat, I., 2015, In : Biological Conservation. 191, p. 799-808

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring benefits of protected area management: Trends across realms and research gaps for freshwater systems

Adams, V. M., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M., Kennard, M. J. & Ferdinands, K., 2015, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 370, 1681, p. Article 20140274

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Resource-use efficiency explains grassy weed invasion in a low-resource savanna in north Australia

Ens, E., Hutley, L. B., Rossiter-Rachor, N. A., Douglas, M. & Setterfield, S. A., 2015, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 6, AUG, p. 1-10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal variation in benthic primary production in streams of the Australian wet–dry tropics

Garcia, E. A., Pettit, N., Warfe, D. M., Davies, P., Kyne, P. M., Novak, P. & Douglas, M. M., 2015, In : Hydrobiologia. 760, 1, p. 43-55

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of fire on riparian vegetation in Australia's tropical savanna

Douglas, M., Setterfield, S. A., Mcguinness, K. & Lake, P. S., 2015, In : Freshwater Science. 34, 4, p. 1351-1365

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Tropical freshwater sciences: An overview of ongoing tropical research

Ramírez, A., Ardón, M., Douglas, M. M. & Graça, M. A. S., 1 Jun 2015, In : Freshwater Science. 34, 2, p. 606-608 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Benthic Algal Resilience to Frequent Wet-Season Storm Flows in Low-Order Streams in the Australian Tropical Savanna

Townsend, S. A. & Douglas, M. M., 2014, In : Freshwater Science. 33, 4, p. 1030-1042 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Floodplain inundation and vegetation dynamics in the Alligator Rivers region (Kakadu) of northern Australia assessed using optical and radar remote sensing

Ward, D. P., Petty, A., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M. M., Ferdinands, K., Hamilton, S. K. & Phinn, S., 5 May 2014, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 147, p. 43-55 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Citations (Scopus)

"We like to listen to stories about fish": Integrating indigenous ecological and scientific knowledge to inform environmental flow assessments

Jackson, S. E., Douglas, M. M., Kennard, M. J., Pusey, B., Huddleston, J., Harney, B., Liddy, L., Liddy, M., Liddy, R., Sullivan, L., Huddleston, B., Banderson, M., Mcmah, A. & Allsop, Q. A., 2014, In : Ecology and Society. 19, 1, p. 14pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
23 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Adding fuel to the fire: the impacts of non-native grass invasion on fire management at a regional scale

Setterfield, S. A., Rossiter-Rachor, N. A., Douglas, M. M., Wainger, L., Petty, A. M., Barrow, P., Shepherd, I. J. & Ferdinands, K. B., 14 May 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 5, e59144.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
40 Citations (Scopus)

Corrigendum to The ten Australian ecosystems most vulnerable to tipping points [Biol. Conserv. 144 (2011) 1472-1480]

Laurance, W. F., Dell, B., Turton, S. M., Lawes, M. J., Hutley, L. B., McCallum, H., Dale, P., Bird, M., Hardy, G., Prideaux, G., Gawne, B., McMahon, C. R., Yu, R., Hero, J. M., Schwarzkopf, L., Krockenberger, A., Setterfield, S. A., Douglas, M., Silvester, E., Mahony, M. & 6 othersVella, K., Saikia, U., Wahren, C. H., Xu, Z., Smith, B. & Cocklin, C., Mar 2013, In : Biological Conservation. 159, p. 552 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate