SWIMS publications in 2016

  1. Albright R, Alongi D, Anthony KRN, Baird M, Beeden R, Byrne M, Collier C, Dove S, Fabricius KE, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Kelly RP, Lough J, Mongin M, Munday PL, Pears R, Russell BD, Tilbrook B, Abal E (2016) Ocean acidification: linking science to management solutions using the Great Barrier Reef as a case study. Journal of Environmental Management 182: 641-650
  2. Anand A, Li L, Kao SJ, Thibodeau B, Baker DM (2016) Variations in nitrogen isotope composition of wastewater effluents by treatment type in Hong Kong. Marine Pollution Bulletin 111: 143-152
  3. Astudillo JC, Leung KMY, Bonebrake TC (2016) Seasonal heterogeneity provides a niche opportunity for ascidian invasion in subtropical marine communities. Marine Environmental Research 122: 1-10
  4. Boero F, Yasuhara M (2016) Marine ecosystem degradation. Eds., Williamson, P., Smythe-Wright, D., Burkill, P., Future of the Ocean and its Seas: a non-governmental scientific perspective on seven marine research issues of G7 interest, 44-47
  5. Chan BKK, Lima FP, Williams GA, Seabra R, Wang H-Y (2016) A simplified biomimetic temperature logger for recording intertidal barnacle body temperatures. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 14: 448-455
  6. Chang WL, Karczmarski L, Huang S-L, Gailey G, Chou L-S (2016) Reproductive parameters of the Taiwanese humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis taiwanensis). Regional Studies in Marine Science 8: 459-465. DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2016.08.001
  7. Chariton AA, Sun MY, Gibson J, Webb JA, Leung KMY, Hickey CW, Hose GC (2016) Emergent technologies and analytical approaches for understanding the effects of multiple stressors in aquatic environments. Marine and Freshwater Research 67: 414-428
  8. Cheng INY, Chan JKY, Kong SSY, Leung KMY (2016) Effectiveness and obstacle of using Facebook as a tool to facilitate student-centred learning in higher education. Asia-Pacific Forum of Science Learning and Teaching 17(2): Article 3
  9. Chiu WTR, Yasuhara M, Iwatani H, Kitamura A, Fujita K (2016) An enigmatic Holocene podocopid ostracod from a submarine cave, Okinawa, Japan: ‘living fossil’ or adaptive morphotype? Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 14: 643-652
  10. Di Lorenzo T, Cannicci S, Spigoli D, Cifoni M, Baratti M, Galassi DMP (2016) Bioenergetic cost of living in polluted freshwater bodies: respiration rates of the cyclopoid Eucyclops serrulatus under ammonia-N exposures. Fundam. Appl. Limnol. 188: 147-156
  11. Dineshram R, Chandramouli K, Ginger KWK, Zhang H, Qian PY, Ravasi T, Thiyagarajan V (2016) Quantitative analysis of oyster larval proteome provides new insights into the effects of multiple climate change stressors. Global Change Biology 22: 2054-2068
  12. Duprey NN, Yasuhara M, Baker DM (2016) Reefs of tomorrow: eutrophication reduces coral biodiversity in an urbanized seascape. Global Change Biology 22: 3550-3565
  13. Falkenberg LJ, Russell BD, Connell SD (2016) Design and performance evaluation of a mesocosm facility and techniques to simulate ocean acidification and warming. Limnology & Oceanography: Methods 14: 278-291
  14. Fratini S, Ragionieri L, Cannicci S (2016) Demographic history and reproductive output correlates with intraspecific genetic variation in seven species of Indo-Pacific mangrove crabs. PLoS ONE 11: e0158582. DOI:10.1371/journal. pone.0158582
  15. Fratini S, Ragionieri L, Deli T, Harrer A, Marino IAM, Cannicci S, Zane L, Schubart CD (2016) Unravelling population genetic structure with mitochondrial DNA in a notional panmictic coastal crab species: sample size makes the difference. BMC Evolution Biology 16: 150. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-016-0720-2
  16. Freeman CJ, Easson CG, Baker DM (2016) Niche structure of marine sponges from temperate hard-bottom habitats within Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 96: 559-565
  17. Freeman CJ, Stoner EW, Easson CG, Matterson KO, Baker DM(2016) Carbon and nitrogen metabolism by symbionts within Cassiopea xamachanaMarine Ecology Progress Series 544: 281-286
  18. Fusi M, Beone GM, Suciu NA, Sacchi A, Trevisan M, Capri E, Daffonchio D, Din N, Dahdouh-Guebas F, Cannicci S (2016) Ecological status and sources of anthropogenic contaminants in mangroves of the Wouri River Estuary (Cameroon). Marine Pollution Bulletin 109: 723-733
  19. Fusi M, Cannicci S, Daffonchio D, Mostert B, Pörtner H-O, Giomi F (2016) The trade-off between heat tolerance and metabolic cost drives the bimodal life strategy at the air-water interface. Scientific Reports 6: 19158
  20. Giomi F, Mandaglio C, Ganmanee M, Han G-D, Dong Y-W, Williams GA, Sarà G (2016) The importance of thermal history: costs and benefits of heat exposure in a tropical, rocky shore oyster. Journal of Experimental Biology 219: 686-694. DOI:10.1242/jeb.128892
  21. Gui D, Karczmarski L, Yu R, Plön S, Chen L, Tu Q, Cliff G, Wu Y (2016) Profiling and spatial variation analysis of persistent organic pollutants in South African delphinids. Environmental Science and Technology 50: 4008-4017. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b06009
  22. Guo F, Li B, Yang Y, Deng Y, Qiu JW, Li XD, Leung KMY, Zhang T (2016) Impacts of human activities on distribution of sulfate reducing prokaryotes and antibiotic resistance genes in marine coastal sediments of Hong Kong. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92: fiw128
  23. Hall-Spencer JM, Lauenstein GG, Leung KMY (2016) Research highlights from Regional Studies in Marine Science. Regional Studies in Marine Science 6: A1-A4
  24. Hawkins SJ, Mieszkowska N, Firth LB, Bohn K, Burrows MT, Maclean MA, Thompson RC, Chan BKK, Little C, Williams GA (2016) Looking backwards to look forwards: the role of natural history in temperate reef ecology. Marine and Freshwater Research 67: 1-13
  25. Heldt KA, Connell SD, Anderson K, Russell BD, Munguia P (2016) Future climate stimulates population out-breaks by relaxing constraints on reproduction. Scientific Reports 6: 33383
  26. Ho KKY, Leung KMY (2016) Imposex status associated with organotin contamination in Reishia clavigera after reciprocal transplantation between clean and polluted sites in Hong Kong. Regional Studies in Marine Science 8: 480-486
  27. Ho KKY, Zhou GJ, Xu EGB, Wang X, Leung KMY (2016) Long-term spatio-temporal trends of organotin contaminations in the marine environment of Hong Kong. PLoS ONE 11: e0155632. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155632
  28. Ingels J, Clark MR, Vecchione M, Perez JAA, Levin LA, Priede IG, Sutton T, Rowden AA, Smith CR, Yasuhara M, Sweetman AK, Soltwedel T, Santos R, Narayanaswamy BE, Ruhl HA, Fujikura K, Amaral Zettler L, Jones DOB, Gates AR, Snelgrove P, Bernal P, Van Gaever S (2016) Chapter 36F. Open Ocean Deep Sea. The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment, World Ocean Assessment I, United Nations, pp. 37
  29. Ip JCH, Leung PTY, Ho KKY, Qiu JW, Leung KMY (2016) De novo transcriptome assembly of the marine gastropod Reishia clavigera for supporting toxic mechanism studies. Aquatic Toxicology 178: 39-48
  30. Karczmarski L, Huang S-L, Or CKM, Gui D, Chan SCY, Lin W, Porter L, Wong W-H, Zheng R, Ho Y-W, Chui SYS, Tiongson AJC, Mo Y, Chang W-L, Kwok JHW, Tang RWK, Lee ATL, Yiu S-W, Keith M, Gailey G, Wu Y (2016) Humpback dolphins in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta: status, threats and conservation challenges. Advances in Marine Biology 73: 27-64
  31. Karczmarski L, Huang S.-L, Wong W.-H, Chang W.-L, Chan SCY, Keith M (2016) Distribution of a coastal delphinids under the impact of long-term habitat loss: Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins off Taiwan’s west coast. Estuaries and Coasts 40: 594-603. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-016-0146-5
  32. Katsuki K, Yang DY, Seto K, Yasuhara M, Takata H, Otsuka M, Nakanishi T, Yoon Y, Um IK, Cheung RCW, Khim BK, Kashima K (2016) Factors controlling typhoons and storm rain on the Korean Peninsula during the Little Ice Age. Journal of Paleolimnology 55: 35-48
  33. Kim BM, Kim JB, Choi IY, Raisuddin S, Au DWT, Leung KMY, Wu RSS, Rhee JS, Lee JS (2016) Omics of the marine medaka Oryzias melastigma and its relevance to marine environmental research. Marine Environmental Research 113: 141-152
  34. Koper RP, Karczmarski L, du Preez D, Plön S (2016) Sixteen years later: occurrence, group size, and habitat use of humpback dolphins (Sousa plumbea) in Algoa Bay, South Africa. Marine Mammal Science 32: 490-507. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12279
  35. Lai WS, Perkins MJ, Ho KKY, Astudillo JC, Yung MMN, Russell BD, Williams GA, Leung KMY (2016) Hong Kong’s marine environments: history, challenges and opportunities. Regional Studies in Marine Science 8: 259-273
  36. Lathlean J, Seuront L, McQuaid CD, Ng TPT, Zardi G, Nicastro K (2016) Cheating the locals: invasive mussels steal and benefit from the cooling effect of indigenous mussels. PLoS ONE 11: e0152556
  37. Lathlean J, Seuront L, McQuaid CD, Ng TPT, Zardi G, Nicastro K (2016) Size and position matter: small-scale patterns of heat-stress associated with two co-occurring mussels with different thermoregulatory behaviour. Marine Biology 163: 189
  38. Leung KMY, Hui JHL, Chan KYK, Kwok KWH (Eds.) (2016) The First International Conference on Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation of Marine Ecosystems (BECoME 2015). Regional Studies in Marine Science 8: 371-522
  39. Leung KMY, Hui JHL, Chan KYK, Kwok KWH (2016) A special issue of the First International Conference on Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation of Marine Ecosystems (BECoME 2015). Regional Studies in Marine Science 8: 371-372
  40. Li C, Meng Y, He C, Chan VBS, Yao H, V Thiyagarajan (2016) Mechanical robustness of the calcareous tubeworm Hydroides elegans: warming mitigates the adverse effects of ocean acidification. Biofouling 32: 191-204
  41. Lin W, Karczmarski L, Xia J, Zhang X, Yu X, Wu Y (2016) Increased human occupation and agricultural development accelerates the population contraction of an estuarine delphinid. Scientific Reports 6: 35713. DOI: 10.1038/srep35713
  42. Mamo BL (2016) Benthic Foraminifera from the Capricorn Group, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Zootaxa 4215: 1–123
  43. McSkimming C, Connell SD, Russell BD, Tanner JE (2016) Habitat restoration: early signs and extent of faunal recovery relative to seagrass recovery. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 171: 51-57
  44. McSkimming C, Russell BD, Tanner JE, Connell SD (2016) A test of metabolic and consumptive responses to local and global perturbations: enhanced resources stimulate herbivores to counter expansion of weedy species. Marine & Freshwater Research 67: 96-102
  45. Nagelkerken I, Russell BD, Gillanders BM, Connell SD (2016) Ocean acidification alters fish populations indirectly through habitat modification. Nature Climate Change 6: 89-93
  46. Ng TPT, Cheng MCF, Ho KKY, Lui GCS, Leung KMY, Williams GA (2016) Hong Kong’s rich marine biodiversity: the unseen wealth of South China’s megalopolis. Biodiversity and Conservation. 26: 23-36. DOI:10.1007/s10531-016-1224-5
  47. Ng TPT, Davies MS, Stafford R, Williams GA (2016) Fighting for mates: the importance of individual size in mating contests in rocky shore littorinids. Marine Biology. 163: 50. DOI 10.1007/s00227-016-2824-z
  48. Ng TPT, Johannesson K (2016) No precopulatory inbreeding avoidance in the intertidal snail, Littorina saxatilis. Journal of Molluscan Studies 82: 213-215
  49. Ng TPT, Williams GA, Davies MS, Stafford R, Rolan-Alvarez E (2016) Sampling scale can cause bias in positive assortative mating estimates: the first evidence in two intertidal snails. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 119: 414-419
  50. Sadovy de Mitcheson. Y (2016) Mainstreaming fish spawning aggregations into fishery management calls for truly precautionary approach. BioScience 66: 295-306
  51. Seuront L, Ng TPT (2016) Standing in the sun: infrared thermography reveals distinct thermal regulatory behaviours in two tropical high-shore littorinid snails. Journal of Molluscan Studies 82: 336-340
  52. Stein F, Wong JCY, Sheng V, Law SWC, Schröder B, Baker DM (2016) First genetic evidence of illegal trade in endangered European eel (Anguilla anguilla) from Europe to Asia. Conservation Genetics Resources 8: 533-537
  53. Steinberg PD, Airoldi L, Banks J, Leung KMY (Eds.) (2016) Special issue on the World Harbour Project – Global harbours and ports: different locations, similar problems? Regional Studies in Marine Science 8: 217-370
  54. Steinberg PD, Airoldi L, Banks J, Leung KMY (2016) Introduction to the special issue on the World Harbour Project. Regional Studies in Marine Science 8: 217-219
  55. Strotz LC, Mamo BL, Dominey-Howes D (2016) Effects of cyclone-generated disturbance on a tropical reef foraminifera assemblage. Scientific Reports 6: 24846
  56. Tanaka H, Yasuhara M (2016) A new deep-sea hydrothermal vent species of Ostracoda (Crustacea) from the western Pacific: implications for adaptation, endemism, and dispersal of ostracodes in chemosynthetic systems. Zoological Science 33: 555-565
  57. Tiongson AJC, Karczmarski L (2016) The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) in Tañon Strait, central Philippines. Marine Biodiversity Records 9: 85. DOI: 10.1186/s41200-016-0088-4
  58. Tuuli CD, Sadovy de Mitcheson Y, Ng W-C (2016) Molecular identification of croaker dried swim bladders (maw) on sale in Hong Kong using 16S rRNA nucleotide sequences and implications for conservation. Fisheries Research 174: 260-269
  59. Upadhyay A, Thiyagarajan V, Tong Y (2016) Proteomic characterization of oyster shell organic matrix proteins (OMP). Bioinformation 12: 266-278
  60. Urriago JD, Wong JCY, Dumont CP, Qiu JW (2016) Reproduction of the short-spined sea urchin Heliocidaris crassispina (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) in Hong Kong with a subtropical climate. Regional Studies in Marine Science 8: 445-53
  61. Wang W, Hui JHL, Williams GA, Cartwright SR, Tsang LM, Chu KH (2016) Comparative transcriptomics across populations offers new insights into the evolution of thermal resistance in marine snails. Marine Biology 163: 92. DOI 10.1007/s00227-016-2873-3
  62. Wang Z, Meador JP, Leung KMY (2016) Metal toxicity to freshwater organisms as a function of pH: A meta-analysis. Chemosphere 144: 1544-1552
  63. Williams GA, Helmuth BS, Russell BD, Dong Y-W, Thiyagarajan V, Seuront L (2016) Meeting the climate change challenge: pressing issues in southern China and SE Asian coastal ecosystems. Regional Studies in Marine Science 8: 373-381
  64. Wong JCY, Thompson P, Xie JY, Qiu JW, Baker DM (2016) Symbiodinium clade C generality among common scleractinian corals in subtropical Hong Kong. Regional Studies in Marine Science 8: 439-44
  65. Wu J, Sadovy de Mitcheson Y (2016) Humphead (Napoleon) Wrasse Cheilinus undulatus trade into and through Hong Kong. Traffic IUCN Joint Report, pp. 34
  66. Xie JY, Wong JCY, Dumont CP, Goodkin N, Qiu JW (2016) Borehole density on the surface of living Porites corals as an indicator of sedimentation in Hong Kong. Pergamon 108: 87-93
  67. Xu EGB, Ho PWL, Tse Z, Ho SL, Leung KMY (2016) Revealing ecological risks of priority endocrine disrupting chemicals in four marine protected areas in Hong Kong through an integrative approach. Environmental Pollution 215: 103-112
  68. Yasuhara M, Danovaro R (2016) Temperature impacts on deep-sea biodiversity. Biological Reviews 91: 275-287
  69. Yasuhara M, Doi H, Wei CL, Danovaro R, Myhre SE (2016) Biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationships in long-term time series and palaeoecological records: deep sea as a test bed. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. DOI:10.1098/rstb.2015.0282
  70. Yeung JWY, Zhou GJ, Leung KMY (2016) Sub-lethal effects of cadmium and copper on the RNA/DNA ratio and energy reserves in the green-lipped mussel Perna viridis. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 132: 59–67
  71. Yi AXL, Han JH, Lee JS, Leung KMY (2016) Toxicity of triphenyltin chloride to the rotifer Brachionus koreanus across different levels of biological organisation. Environmental Toxicology 31: 13-23
  72. Yiu S-W, Parrini F, Karczmarski L, Keith M (2016) Home range establishment and utilization by reintroduced lions (Panthera leo) in a small South African wildlife reserve. Integrative Zoology. DOI: 10.1111/1749-4877.12243
  73. Zardi GI, Nicastro KR, McQuaid CD, Ng TPT, Lathlean J, Seuront L(2016) Cool parasites: positive effects of endolithic parasitism on intertidal mussels. Scientific Reports 6: 31413​16
  74. Zheng R, Karczmarski L, Lin W, Chan SCY, Chang W-L, Wu Y (2016) Infanticide in the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis). Journal of Ethology 34: 299–307. DOI: 10.1007/s10164-016-0475-7
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