SWIMS publications in 2017

  1. Apitz S, Attanasio R, Backhaus T, Barnthouse L, Batley G, Brauman K, Brooks B, Chapman P, Griffin M, Landis W, Leung KMY, Linkov I, Meador J, Olsen S, Tannenbaum L, Toll J, Suter G, Wenning R (2017) Environmental policy recommendations for the new US President. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 13: 7
  2. Astudillo JC, Bonebrake TC, Leung KMY (2017) The recently introduced bivalve Xenostrobus securis has higher thermal and salinity tolerance than the native Brachidontes variabilis and established Mytilopsis sallei. Marine Pollution Bulletin 118: 229-236
  3. Baker DM, Murdoch T, Conti-Jerpe I, Fogel ML (2017) Investigating Bermuda’s pollution history through stable isotope analyses of modern and museum held gorgonian corals. Marine Pollution Bulletin 114: 169-175
  4. Bao VWW, Ho KKY, Lai KKY, Mak YKY, Mak EPY, Zhou GJ, Giesy JP, Leung KMY (2017). Water-effect ratio of copper and its application on setting site-specific water quality criteria for protecting marine ecosystems of Hong Kong. Environmental Science and Pollution Research DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-9428-0
  5. Cannicci S, Ng PLK (2017) A new species of micro-mangrove crab of the genus Haberma Ng & Schubart, 2002 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Sesarmidae) from Hong Kong. ZooKeys 662: 67-78
  6. Cannicci S, Schubart CD, Innocenti G, Dahdouh-Guebas F, Shahdadi A, Fratini S (2017) A new species of Parasesarma (Decapoda; Brachyura) from East African mangroves and evidence for mitochondrial introgression in sesarmid crabs. Zoologischer Anzeiger 269: 89-99
  7. Cao L, Chen Y, Dong S, Hanson A, Huang B, Leadbitter D, Little DC, Pikitch EK, Qiu Y, Sadovy de Mitcheson Y, Sumaila UR, Williams M, Xuen G, Ye Y, Zhang A, Zhou Y, Zhuang P, Naylor RL (2017) Opportunity for marine fisheries reform in China PNAS 114: 435-442
  8. Chan SCY, Karczmarski L (2017) Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in Hong Kong: Modelling demographic parameters with mark-recapture techniques. PLoS ONE 12: e0174029. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174029
  9. Chan VBS, Toyofuku T, Wetzel G, Saraf L, Thiyagarajan V, Mount A (2017) Characterization of calcification events using live optical and electron microscopy techniques in the marine tubeworm. Journal of Visualized Experiments 28: 120. DOI: 10.3791/55164
  10. Chiu WTR, Yasuhara M, Iwatani H, Kitamura A, Fujita K (2017) Response of subtropical submarine-cave ecosystem to Holocene cave development and Asian monsoon variability. Paleobiology. DOI: 10.1017/pab.2016.53
  11. Connell SD, Doubleday ZA, Hamlyn S, Foster NR, Harley CDG, Helmuth B, Kelaher BP, Nagelkerken I, Sarà G, Russell BD (2017) How ocean acidification can benefit consumers. Current Biology 27: R95-R96
  12. Connell SD, Fernandes M, Burnell OW, Doubleday ZA, Griffin K, Irving AD, Leung JYS, Owen S, Russell BD, Falkenberg LJ (2017) Testing for thresholds of ecosystem collapse in seagrass meadows. Conservation Biology 31: 1196-1201
  13. Costello MJ, Basher Z, McLeod L, Asaad I, Claus S, Vandepitte L, Yasuhara M, Gislason H, Edwards M, Appeltans W, Enevoldsen H, Edgar GJ, Miloslavich P, De Monte S, Sousa Pinto I, Obura D, Bates AE (2017) Methods for the study of marine biodiversity. In: The GEO Handbook on Biodiversity Observation Networks, Walters M, Scholes RJ (eds), Springer International Publishing, pp. 129-163
  14. Davis KL, Coleman MA, Connell SD, Russell BD, Gillanders BM, Kelaher BP (2017) Ecological performance of construction materials subject to ocean climate change. Marine Environmental Research 131: 177-182
  15. Dong Y-W, Li X-X, Choi FMP, Williams GA, Somero G, Helmuth BS (2017) Untangling the roles of microclimate, behavior and physiological polymorphism in governing vulnerability of intertidal snails to heat stress. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20162367
  16. Duprey N, McIlroy SE, Ng TPT, Thompson PD, Kim T, Wong JCY, Wong CWM, Husa SM, Li SMH, Williams GA, Baker DM (2017) Facing a wicked problem with optimism: issues and priorities for coral conservation in Hong Kong. Biodiversity and Conservation 26: 2521-2545
  17. Duprey N, Wang XT, Thompson PD, Pleadwell J, Raymundo LJ, Kim K, Sigman DM, Baker DM (2017) Life and death of a sewage treatment plant recorded in a coral skeleton δ15N record. Marine Pollution Bulletin 120: 209-116
  18. Fei YH, Leung KMY, Li XY (2017) Adsorption of 17-ethyl estradiol on the marine sediment with the competition of bisphenol A. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124: 753-759
  19. Fernández-Meirama M, Estévez D, Ng TPT, Williams GA, Carvajal-Rodríguez A, Rolán-Alvarez E (2017) A novel method for estimating the strength of positive mating preference by similarity in the wild. Ecology and Evolution 7: 2883-2893
  20. Freeman CJ, Stoner EW, Easson CG, Matterson KO, Baker DM (2017) Variation in δ13C and δ15N suggests a coupling of host and symbiont metabolism in the Symbiodinium – Cassiopea mutualism. Marine Ecology Progress Series 571: 245-251
  21. Fusi M, Babbini S, Giomi F, Fratini S, Dahdouh-Guebas F, Daffonchio D, McQuaid CD, Porri F, Cannicci S (2017) Thermal sensitivity of the crab Neosarmatium africanum in tropical and temperate mangroves on the east coast of Africa. Hydrobiologia 803: 251-263
  22. Gemery L, Cronin TM, Briggs WM Jr, Brouwers EM, Schornikov EI, Stepanova A, Wood AM, Yasuhara M (2017) An Arctic and Subarctic ostracode database: biogeographic and paleoceanographic applications. Hydrobiologia 786: 59-95
  23. Gui D, Yu R, Karczmarski L, Ding Y, Zhang H, Sun Y, Zhang M, Wu Y (2017) Spatio-temporal trends of heavy metals in Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) from the western Pearl River Estuary, China. Environmental Science & Technology 51: 1848-1858. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05566
  24. Harley CDG, Connell SD, Doubleday ZA, Kelaher BP, Russell BD, Sarà G, Helmuth B (2017) Conceptualizing ecosystem tipping points within a physiological framework. Ecology & Evolution 7: 6035-6045
  25. Hawkins SJ, Evans A, Mieszkowska N, Adams LC, Bray S, Burrows MT, Firth LB, Genner MG, Leung KMY, Moore PJ, Pack K, Schuster H, Sims DW, Whittington M, Southward EC (2017) Distinguishing globally-driven changes from regional- and local-scale impacts: The case for long-term and broad-scale studies of recovery from pollution. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124: 573-586
  26. Heshiki Y, Dissanayake T, Zheng T, Kang K, Yueqiong N, Xu Z, Sarkar C, Woo PCY, Chow BKC, Baker DM, Yan A, Webster C, Panagiotou G, Li J (2017) Towards a metagenomic understanding on the bacterial composition and resistome in Hong Kong banknotes. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 632
  27. Ho KKY, Leung KMY (2017) Current status of organotin contamination and imposex in neogastropods along coastal marine environments of Southeast Asia and China. In: Biological Effects of Organotins, Horiguchi T (eds), Springer pp. 123-147
  28. Ho KKY, Leung KMY (2017) Population dynamics of the rock shell Reishia clavigera associated with different degrees of organotin contamination in Hong Kong. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124: 827-834
  29. Hong Y, Yasuhara M, Iwatani H, Seto K, Yokoyama Y, Yoshioka K, Mamo B (2017) Freshwater reservoir construction by damming a marine inlet in Hong Kong: Paleoecological evidence of local community change. Marine Micropaleontology 132: 53-59. Featured as the cover
  30. Hui TY, Williams GA (2017) Experience matter: context dependant decisions explain foraging patterns in the deposit feeding crab Scopoimrera intermedia. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20171442
  31. Jöst AB, Yasuhara M, Okahashi H, Ostmann A, Martínez Arbizu P, Brix S (2017) Vertical distribution of living ostracods in deep-sea sediments, North Atlantic Ocean. Deep Sea Research I 122: 113-121
  32. Karczmarski L, Huang S-L, Chan SCY (2017) Threshold of long-term survival of a coastal delphinid in anthropogenically degraded environment: Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins in Pearl River Delta. Scientific Reports 7: 42900. DOI: 10.1038/srep42900
  33. Karczmarski L, Huang S-L, Wong W-H, Chang W-L, Chan SCY, Keith M (2017).   Distribution of a coastal delphinid 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
  34. Kindsvater H, Reynolds J, Sadovy de Mitcheson Y, Mangel M (2017) Selectivity matters: rules of thumb for management of plate-sized, sex-changing fish in the live reef food fish trade. Fish and Fisheries 18: 821-836. DOI: 10.1111/faf.12208/abstract
  35. Knights AM, Firth LB, Russell BD (2017) Ecological responses to environmental change in marine systems. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 492: 3-6
  36. Law CSW, Sadovy de Mitcheson Y (2017) Reproductive biology of black seabream Acanthopagrus schlegelii, threadfin porgy Evynnis cardinalis and red pargo Pagrus major in the northern South China Sea with consideration of fishery status and management needs. Journal of Fish Biology 91: 101-125. DOI: 10.1111/jfb.13331
  37. Leung JYS, Connell SD, Nagelkerken I, Russell BD (2017) Impacts of near-future ocean acidification and warming on the shell mechanical and geochemical properties of gastropods from intertidal to subtidal zones. Environmental Science & Technology 51: 12097-12103
  38. Leung JYS, Russell BD, Connell SD (2017) Mineralogical plasticity acts as a compensatory mechanism to the impacts of ocean acidification. Environmental Science & Technology 51: 2652-2659
  39. Leung KMY, Richardson BJ, Au DWT, Chan KM, Wong CKC (2017) ICMPE-8: Dedicated to Professor Rudolf Wu. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124: 569-572
  40. Leung KMY, Richardson BJ, Au DWT, Chan KM, Wong CKC (Eds.) (2017). The 8th International Conference on Marine Pollution and Ecotoxicology. A special issue in Marine Pollution Bulletin 124: 569-1110
  41. Leung PTY, Yi AXL, Ip JCH, Mak SST, Leung KMY (2017) Photosynthetic and transcriptional responses of the marine diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana to the combined effect of temperature stress and copper exposure. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124: 938-945
  42. Lin W, Karczmarski L, Wu Y (2017) Phylogeography of the finless porpoise and potential implications for the taxonomy of Neophocaena spp. Mammalian Biology 86: 92-101. DOI: 10.1016/j.mambio.2017.07.002
  43. Little C, Trowbridge CD, Pilling GM, Stirling P, Morritt D, Williams GA (2017) Long-term fluctuations in intertidal communities in an Irish sea-lough: Limpet-fucoid cycles. Estuarine, Coast and Shelf Science 196: 70-82
  44. Nagelkerken I, Goldenberg S, Ferreira C, Russell BD, Connell SD (2017) Species interactions drive fish biodiversity loss in a high-CO2 world. Current Biology 27: 2177-2184
  45. Ng TPT, Cheng MCF, Ho KKY, Lui GCS, Leung KMY, Williams GA (2017) Hong Kong’s rich marine biodiversity: the unseen wealth of South China’s megalopolis. Biodiversity and Conservation 26: 23-36
  46. Ng TPT, Lau SLY, Seuront L, Davies MS, Stafford R, Marshall DJ, Williams GA (2017) Linking behaviour and climate change in intertidal ectotherms: insights from littorinid snails. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 492: 121-131
  47. Provost EJ, Kelaher BP, Dworjanyn SA, Russell BD, Connell SD, Ghedini G, Gillanders BM, Figueira W, Coleman MA (2017) Climate-driven disparities among ecological interactions threaten kelp forest persistence. Global Change Biology, 23, 353-361
  48. Sunday JM, Fabricius KE, Kroeker KJ, Anderson KM, Brown NE, Barry JP, Connell SD, Dupont S, Gaylord B, Hall-Spencer JM, Klinger T, Milazzo M, Munday PL, Russell BD, Sanford E, Thiyagarajan V, Vaughan MLH, Widdicombe S, Harley CDG (2017) Ocean acidification can mediate biodiversity shifts by changing biogenic habitat. Nature Climate Change 7: 81-85

Media coverage:

49. Sweetman AK, Thurber AR, Smith CR, Levin LA, Mora C, Wei CL, Gooday AJ, Jones DOB, Rex M, Yasuhara M, Ingels J, Ruhl HA, Frieder CA, Danovaro R, Würzberg L, Baco A, Grupe BM, Pasulka A, Meyer KS, Dunlop KM, Henry LA, Roberts JM (2017) Major impacts of climate change on deep-sea benthic ecosystems. Elementa: 5. DOI: 10.1525/elementa.203

50. Thibodeau B, Bauch D, Voss M (2017) Nitrogen dynamic in Eurasian coastal Arctic ecosystem: Insight from nitrogen isotope. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 31: 836-849

51. Thibodeau B, Bauch HA, Pedersen TF (2017) Stratification-induced variations in nutrient utilization in the Polar North Atlantic during past interglacials, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters 457: 127-135

52. Thibodeau B, Migon C, Dufour A, Poirier A, Mari X, Legendre L (2017) Sedimentary accumulation of trace metals inhibited by low downward export of organic matter in Hudson Bay, northern Canada. Biogeochemistry 136: 279-291

53. Wang Z, Leung KMY, Li X, Zhang T, Qiu JW (2017) Macrobenthic communities in Hong Kong waters: comparison between 2001 and 2012 and potential link to pollution control. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124: 694-700

54. Wong CWM, Duprey NBaker DM (2017) New insights on the nitrogen footprint of a coastal megalopolis from coral-hosted Symbiodinium δ15N. Environmental Science and Technology  51: 1981-1987

55. Williams B, Thibodeau B, Chikaraishi Y, Ohkouchi N, Walnum A, Grottoli A, Colin P (2017) Consistency in coral skeletal amino acid composition offshore of Palau in the western Pacific warm pool indicates no impact of decadal variability in nitricline depth on primary productivity. Limnology & Oceanography 62: 399-407

56. Yasuhara M, Iwatani H, Hunt G, Okahashi H, Kase T, Hayashi H, Irizuki T, Aguilar YM, Fernando AGS, Renema W (2017) Cenozoic dynamics of shallow-marine biodiversity in the Western Pacific. Journal of Biogeography 44: 567-578

57. Yasuhara M, Tittensor DP, Hillebrand H, Worm B (2017) Combining marine macroecology and palaeoecology in understanding biodiversity: microfossils as a model. Biological Reviews 92: 199-215. Featured as the cover

58. Yeung JWY, Zhou GJ, Leung KMY (2017) Spatiotemporal variations in metal accumulation, RNA/DNA ratio and energy reserve in Perna viridis transplanted along a marine pollution gradient in Hong Kong. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124: 736-742

59. Yung MMN, Fougeres PA, Leung YH, Liu F, Djurišić AB, Leung KMY (2017) Physicochemical characteristics and toxicity of surface-modified zinc oxide nanoparticles to freshwater and marine microalgae. Scientific Reports 7: 15909

60. Yi AXL, Bao VWW, Leung KMY (2017) Binary mixture toxicities of triphenyltin with tributyltin or copper to five marine organisms: Implications on environmental risk assessment. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124: 839-836

61. Yi AXL, Leung KMY (2017) Assessing the toxicity of triphenyltin to different life stages of the marine medaka Oryzias melastigma through a series of life-cycle based experiments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 124: 847-855

62. Yiu S-W, Parrini F, Karczmarski L, Keith M (2017) Home range establishment and utilization by reintroduced lions (Panthera leo) in a small South African wildlife reserve. Integrative Zoology 12: 318-332. DOI: 10.1111/1749-4877.12243

63. Yung MMN, Kwok KWH, Djurišić AB, Giesy JP, Leung KMY (2017) Influences of temperature and salinity on physicochemical properties and toxicity of zinc oxide nanoparticles to the marine diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana. Scientific Reports 7, Article number 3662

64. Zeng L, Lam JCW, Horii Y, Li XL, Chen WF, Qiu JW, Leung KMY, Yamashita N, Lam PKS (2017) Spatial and temporal trends of short- and medium-chain chlorinated paraffins in sediments off the urbanised coastal zones in China and Japan: A comparison study. Environmental Pollution 224: 357-367

65. Zeng LX, Lam JCW, Chen H, Du BB, Leung KMY, Lam PKS (2017) Tracking dietary sources of short- and medium-chlorinated paraffins in marine mammals through a subtropical marine food web. Environmental Science and Technology 51: 9543-9552

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