SWIMS publications in 2018

  1. Archana A, Thibodeau B, Geeraert N, Xu M, Kao SJ, Baker DM (2018) Nitrogen sources and cycling revealed by dual isotopes of nitrate in a complex urbanized environment. Water Research 142: 459-470
  2. Astudillo JC, Bonebrake TC, Leung KMY (2018) Deterred but not preferred: Predation by native whelk Reishia clavigera on invasive bivalves. PLoS One 13: e0196578. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196578
  3. Bacalan V, Poinsatte T, Baker DM, Fogel ML, Kim K (2018) Stable isotope analyses of manatee bones measure historical nitrogen pollution in Florida waters, 1975 – 2010. Marine Biology 165: 85
  4. Bacigalupe L, Gaitan-Espitia JD, Barria A, Gonzalez A, Aravena M, Sinervo B (2018) Natural selection on plasticity of thermal traits in a highly seasonal environment. Evolutionary Applications 11: 2004-2013
  5. Baker DM, Freeman CJ, Wong JCY, Fogel ML, Knowlton N (2018) Climate change promotes parasitism in a coral symbiosis. The ISME Journal 12: 921-930
  6. Bao VWW, Ho KKY, Lai KKY, Mak YKY, Mak EPY, Zhou GJ, Giesy JP, Leung KMY (2018) 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 25: 3060-3077
  7. Breitburg D, Levin LA, Oschlies A, Grégoire M, Chavez FP, Conley DJ, Garçon V, Gilbert D, Gutiérrez D, Isensee K, Jacinto GS, Limburg KE, Montes I, Naqvi SWA, Pitcher GC, Rabalais NN, Roman MR, Rose KA, Seibel BA, Telszewski M, Yasuhara M, Zhang J (2018) Declining oxygen in the global ocean and coastal waters. Science 359 eaam7240 DOI: 10.1126/science.aam7240
  8. Campanati C, Dupont S, Williams GA, Thiyagarajan V (2018) Differential sensitivity of larvae to ocean acidification in two interacting mollusc species. Marine Environmental Research 141: 66-74
  9. Cannicci S, Fusi M, Cimò F, Dahdouh-Guebas F, Fratini S (2018) Interference competition as a key determinant for spatial distribution of mangrove crabs. BMC Ecology 18: 8 DOI: 10.1186/s12898-018-0164-1
  10. Carusi A, Davies MR, De Grandis G, Escher BI, Hodges G, Leung KMY, Whelan M, Willett C, Ankley GT (2018) Harvesting the promise of AOP: An assessment and recommendations. Science of the Total Environment 628: 1542-1556
  11. Cheng MCF, Sarà G, Williams GA (2018) Combined effects of thermal conditions and food availability on thermal tolerance of the marine bivalve, Perna viridis. Journal of Thermal Biology 78: 270-276
  12. Cheng MCF, Tan ALS, Rinaldi A, Giacoletti A, Sarà G, Williams GA (2018) Predicting effective aquaculture in subtropical waters: A dynamic energy budget model for the green lipped mussel, Perna viridis. Aquaculture 459: 749-756
  13. Cheung RCW, Yasuhara M, Mamo B, Katsuki K, Seto K, Takata H, Yang DY, Nakanishi T, Yamada K, Iwatani H (2018) Decadal‐ to centennial‐scale East Asian summer monsoon variability over the past millennium: an oceanic perspective. Geophysical Research Letters 45: 7711-7718. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL077978
  14. Connell SD, Doubleday ZA, Foster NR, Hamlyn SB, Harley CDG, Helmuth B, Kelaher BP, Nagelkerken I, Rodgers KL, Sarà G, Russell BD (2018) The duality of ocean acidification as a resource and a stressor. Ecology 99: 1005-1010
  15. Crickenberger S, Wethey DS (2018) Annual temperature variations as a time machine to understand the effects of long-term climate change on a poleward range shift. Global Change Biology 24: 3804-3819
  16. Crickenberger S, Wethey DS (2018) Reproductive physiology, temperature, and biogeography: the role of fertilization in determining the distribution of the barnacle Semibalanus balanoides. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 98: 1411-1424
  17. De Grande FR, Colpo KD, Queiroga H, Cannicci S, Costa TM (2018) Contrasting activity patterns at high and low tide in two Brazilian fiddler crabs (Decapoda: Brachyura: Ocypodidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology 38: 407–412
  18. Diamond J, Altenburger R, Coors A, Dyer S, Focazio M, Kidd K, Koelmans B, Leung KMY, Servos M, Snape J, Tolls J, Zhang XW (2018) Use of prospective and retrospective risk assessment methods that simplify chemical mixtures associated with treated domestic wastewater discharges. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 37: 690-702
  19. Doherty JM, Thibodeau B (2018) Cold water in a warm world: Investigating the origin of the Nordic Seas’ unique surface properties during MIS 11, Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 251
  20. Edmunds PJ, McIlroy SE, Adjeroud M, Ang P, Bergman JL, Carpenter RC, Coffroth MA, Fujimura AG, Hench JL, Holbrook SJ, Leichter JJ, Muko S, Nakajima Y, Nakamura M, Paris CB, Schmitt RJ, Sutthacheep M, Toonen RJ, Sakai K, Suzuki G, Washburn L, Wyatt AJS, Mitarai S (2018) Critical Information Gaps Impeding Understanding of the Role of Larval Connectivity Among Coral Reef Islands in an Era of Global Change. Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 290
  21. Eitel M, Francis WR, Varoqueaux F, Daraspe J, Osigus H-J, Krebs S, Vargas S, Blum H, Williams GA, Schierwater B, Woerheide G (2018) Comparative genomics and the nature of placozoan species. PLoS Biol 16: e2005359
  22. Estévez D, Ng TPT, Fernández-Meirama M, Voois JM, Carvajal-Rodríguez A, Williams GA, Galindo J, Rolán-Alvarez E (2018) A novel method to estimate the spatial scale of mate choice in the wild. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 72: 195
  23. Fratini S, Cannicci S, Schubart CD (2018) Molecular phylogeny of the crab genus Metopograpsus H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (Decapoda : Brachyura : Grapsidae) reveals high intraspecific genetic variation and distinct evolutionarily significant units. Invertebrate Systematics 32: 215-223
  24. Fu J, Zhang H, Guo Z, Feng D, Thiyagarajan V, Yao H (2018) Combat biofouling with microscopic ridge-like surface morphology: a bioinspired study. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 15: 20170823
  25. Gallagher SJ, Reuning L, Himmler T, Henderiks J, De Vleeschouwer D, Groeneveld J, Rastegar Lari A, Fulthorpe CS, Bogus K, Renema W, McGregor HV, Kominz MA, Auer G, Baranwal S, Castañeda S, Christensen BA, Franco DR, Gurnis M, Haller C, He Y, Ishiwa T, Iwatani H, Jatiningrum RS, Korpanty CA, Lee EY, Levin E, Mamo BL, McHugh CM, Petrick BF, Potts DC, Takayanagi H, Zhang W (2018) The enigma of rare Quaternary oolites in the Indian and Pacific Oceans: A result of global oceanographic physicochemical conditions or a sampling bias? Quaternary Science Reviews 200: 114-122
  26. Geeraert N, Omengo FO, Tamooh F, Marwick TR, Borges AV, Govers G, Bouillon S (2018) Seasonal and inter-annual variations in carbon fluxes in a tropical river system (Tana River, Kenya). Aquatic sciences 80: 19
  27. Gibson LG, Andersson A, Dudgeon D, Song Y, Chen Y, Baker DM, Hofford A (2018) Mismatch in timing of ivory bans in China and Hong Kong endangers African elephants. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16: 378-380
  28. Han G, Cartwright SR, Ganmanee M, Chan BKK, Adzis KAA, Hutchinson N, Wang J, Hui TY, Williams GA, Dong Y (2018) High thermal stress responses of Echinolittorina snails at their range edge predict population vulnerability to future warming, Science of the Total Environment 647: 763-771
  29. Huang HHM, Yasuhara M, Iwatani H, Alvarez Zarikian CA, Bassetti MA, Sagawa T (2018) Benthic biotic response to climate changes over the last 700,000 years in a deep marginal sea: impacts of deoxygenation and the Mid‐Brunhes Event. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 33: 766-777. DOI: 10.1029/2018PA003343
  30. Huang HHM, Yasuhara M, Iwatani H, Yamaguchi T, Yamada K, Mamo B (2018) Deep-sea ostracod faunal dynamics in a marginal sea: biotic response to oxygen variability and mid-Pleistocene global changes. Paleobiology DOI: 10.1017/pab.2018.37
  31. Iwatani H, Yasuhara M, Rosenthal Y, Linsley BK (2018) Intermediate-water dynamics and ocean ventilation effects on the Indonesian Throughflow during the past 15,000 years: Ostracodevidence. Geology 46: 567-570
  32. Jöst AB, Yasuhara M, Okahashi H, Brix S, Martínez Arbizu P, Ostmann A (2018) Biogeographic distributions of Cytheropteron species (Ostracoda) in Icelandic waters (sub-polar North Atlantic). Marine Biodiversity 48: 763-782
  33. Kang K, Ni Y, Li J, Imamovic L, Sarkar C, Heshiki Y, Zheng T, Kumari S, Wong JCY, Archana A, Wong CWM, Dingle CE, Denizen S, Baker DM, Sommer MOA, Webster CJ, Panagiotou G (2018) The metro system may modulate the skin microbiome and resistome by its environmental exposures and the inner- and inter-city traffic flows. Cell Reports 24: 1190-1202
  34. Kwon MJ, Tudge C, Kim K, Baker DM, MacAvoy SE (2018) Museum collections yield information on nitrogen sources for coastal Gulf of Mexico, North Carolina, USA and Caribbean Sea invertebrates 1850 to 2004. Journal of Shellfish Research 37:1157-1165
  35. Lai RWS, Yeung KWY, Yung MMN, Djurišić AB, Giesy JP, Leung KMY (2018) Regulation of engineered nanomaterials: current challenges, insights and future directions. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 25: 3170-3182
  36. Law CSW, Sadovy de Mitcheson Y (2018) Age and growth of black seabream Acanthopagrus schlegelii (Sparidae) in Hong Kong and adjacent waters of the northern South China Sea. Journal of Fish Biology 93: 382-390
  37. Lau SCY, Brettell DLDF, Astudillo JC (2018) Rapid assessment of the invasive Xenostrobus securis on cultured oysters in Hong Kong. Regional Studies in Marine Science 17: 11-16
  38. Leung JYS, Nagelkerken I, Russell BD, Ferreira C, Connell SD (2018) Boosted nutritional quality of food by CO2 enrichment fails to offset energy demand of herbivores under ocean warming, causing energy depletion and mortality. Science of the Total Environment 639: 360-366
  39. Leung KMY (2018) Joining the dots between omics and environmental management. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 14: 169-173
  40. Leung KMY, Lauenstein G, Sheng J (2018) Regional Studies in Marine Science is growing healthily and stronger. Regional Studies in Marine Science 24: 411-412
  41. Leung KMY, Merrington G, Warne MStJ, Wenning RJ, Wu FC (2018) The good, the bad, and the ugly of environmental quality benchmarks: EQSPAE-2016 dedicated to Dr. Peter Michael Chapman (1951–2017). Environmental Science and Pollution Research 25: 3038-3042
  42. Little C, Trowbridge CD, Pilling GM, Cottrell DM, Plowman CQ, Stirling P, Morritt D, Williams GA (2018) Long-term fluctuations in epibiotic bryozoan and hydroid abundances in an Irish sea lough. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science 201: 142-152
  43. Ma KY, van Herwerden L, Newman SJ, Berumen ML, Choat JH, Chu KH, Sadovy de Mitcheson Y (2018) Contrasting population genetic structure in three aggregating groupers (Percoidei: Epinephelidae) in the Indo-West Pacific: the importance of reproductive mode. BMC evolutionary biology 18: 180. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-018-1284-0
  44. Maccali J, Hillaire-Marcel C, Not C (2018) Radiogenic isotope signature (Nd, Pb, Sr) in sea-ice and marine sediments from the Arctic Ocean under present interglacial boundary conditions. Polar Research 37: 1, 1442982
  45. Martínez B, Radford B, Thomsen MS, Connell SD, Carreño F, Bradshaw CJA, Fordham DA, Russell BD, Gurgel CFD, Wernberg T (2018) Distribution models predict large contractions in habitat-forming seaweeds in response to ocean warming, Diversity and Distributions 24: 1350-1366
  46. McAfee D, Bishop MJ, Yu TN, Williams GA (2018) Structural traits dictate abiotic stress amelioration by intertidal oysters. Functional Ecology 32: 2666-2677
  47. Meng Y, Fitzer SC, Chung P, Li C, Thiyagarajan V, Cusack M (2018) Crystallographic Interdigitation in Oyster Shell Folia Enhances Material Strength. Crystal Growth & Design 18: 3753-3761
  48. Meng Y, Guo Z, Fitzer SC, Upadhyay A, Chan VBS, Li C, Cusack M, Yao H, Yeung KWK, Thiyagarajan V (2018) Ocean acidification reduces mechanical properties of the Portuguese oyster shell with impaired microstructure: a hierarchical analysis. Biogeosciences 15: 6833-6846
  49. Mu YS, Wang Z, Wu FC, Zong BQ, Yang MR, Sun FH, Feng CL, Jin XW, Leung KMY, Giesy JP ( 2018) Model for predicting toxicities of metals and metalloids in coastal marine environments worldwide. Environmental Science and Technology 52: 4199-4206
  50. Nespolo R, Gaitan-Espitia JD, Xilva A, Storey K, Bozinovic F (2018) A functional transcriptomic analysis in the relict marsupial Dromiciops gliroides reveals adaptive regulation of protective functions during hibernation. Molecular Ecology 27: 4489-4500​
  51. Not C, Thibodeau B, Yokoyama Y (2018) Incorporations of Mg, Sr, Ba and U in cultured high-Mg benthic foraminifers under controlled pCO2. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 19: 83-98
  52. Ohdera A, Abrams MJ, Ames CL, Baker DM, Suescun Bolivar LP, Collins AG, Freeman CJ, Gamero-Mora E, Goulet TL, Hofmann DK, Jaimes-Becerra A, Long PF, Marques AC, Miller LA, Mydlarz Laura L, Morandini AC, Newkirk CR, Putri SP, Julia S, Stampar N, Steinworth B, Templeman M, Thomé PE, Vlok M, Woodley C, Wong JCY, Martindale MQ, Fitt WK, Medina M (2018) Upside-down but headed in the right direction: The highly versatile Cassiopea xamachana system. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00035
  53. Perkins MJ, Mak YKY, Tao LSR, Wong ATL, Yau JKC, Baker DM, Leung KMY (2018) Short-term tissue degradation alters stable isotope values and C/N ratio but does not change relationships between lipid content, C/N ratio, and Δδ13C in marine animals. PLoS One 13: e0199680. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199680
  54. Ruan Y, Zhang X, Qiu JW, Leung KMY, Lam JCW, Lam PKS (2018) Stereoisomer-specific trophodynamics of the chiral brominated flame retardants HBCD and TBECH in a marine food web, with implications for human exposure. Environmental Science and Technology 52: 8183-8193
  55. Sadovy de Mitcheson Y, Andersson AA, Hofford A, Law CSW, Hau LCY, Pauly D (2018) Out of control means off the menu: The case for ceasing consumption of luxury products from highly vulnerable species when international trade cannot be adequately controlled; shark fin as a case study. Marine Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.08.012
  56. Schunter C, Lehmann R, Bernal M, Ravasi T (2018) Unusual bilateral color pattern in a regal angelfish from the Red Sea. Bulletin of Marine Science. DOI: 10.5343/bms.2018.005
  57. Shin CP, Hoffman A, Lee W, Kendrick RC, Baker DM, Bonebrake TC (2018) Stable isotopes of Lithosiini and lichens in Hong Kong show the bioindicator potential of lichenivorous moths. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 21: 1110-1115
  58. Shiono T, Kusumoto B, Yasuhara M, Kubota Y (2018) Roles of climate niche conservatism and range dynamics in woody plant diversity patterns through the Cenozoic. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 865-874. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12755
  59. So WK, Chan K, Not C (2018) Presence of plastic microplastic in Hong Kong waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin 133: 500-505
  60. Sun PY, Foley HB, Wu L, Nguyen C, Chaudhry S, Bao VWW, Leung KMY, Edmands S (2018) Long-term laboratory culture causes contrasting shifts in tolerance to two marine pollutants in copepods of the genus Tigriopus. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 25: 3183-3192
  61. Tao LSR, Lui KKY, Lau ETC, Ho KKY, Mak YKY, Sadovy de Mitcheson Y, Leung KM Y (2018) Trawl ban in a heavily exploited marine environment: Responses in population dynamics of four stomatopod species. Scientific Reports pp.39. (2018) 8: 17876. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-35804-7
  62. Tanaka H, Yasuhara M, Carlton JT (2018) Transoceanic transport of living marine Ostracoda (Crustacea) on tsunami debris from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Aquatic Invasions 13: 125-135
  63. Thibodeau B, Not C, Zhu J, Schmittner A, Noone D, Tabor C, Zhang J, Liu Z (2018) Last Century warming over the Canadian Atlantic shelves linked to weak Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Geophysical Research Letters 45: 12376-12385
  64. Thibodeau B, Bauch HA, Knies J (2018) Impact of Arctic shelf summer stratification on Holocene climate variability. Quaternary Science Reviews 191: 229-237
  65. Wang J, Russell BD, Ding MW, Dong Y (2018) Ocean acidification increases the sensitivity and variability of physiological responses of an intertidal limpet to thermal stress. Biogeosciences 15: 2803-2817
  66. Wares J, Crickenberger S, Skoczen K, Trapnell D, Hamrick J, Wethey DS, Govindarajan AF (2018) The cryptic biology of Chthamalus fragilis (Darwin 1854) on the Atlantic coast of North America. Journal of Crustacean Biology 38:754-764
  67. Xu EGB, Chan SN, Choi KW, Lee JHW, Leung KMY (2018) Tracking major endocrine disruptors in coastal waters using an integrative approach coupling field-based study and hydrodynamic modelling. Environmental Pollution 233: 387-394
  68. Yasuhara M (2018) Marine biodiversity in space and time: What tiny fossils tell. Métode 9. DOI: 10.7203/metode.9.11404
  69. Yasuhara M, Hong Y, Tian ST, Chong WK, Okahashi H, Littler K, Cotton L (2018) Eocene shallow-marine ostracods from Madagascar: southern end of the Tethys? Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2018.1453555
  70. Yasuhara M, Sztybor K, Rasmussen TL, Okahashi H, Sato R, Tanaka H (2018) Cold-seep ostracods from the western Svalbard margin: direct palaeo-indicator for methane seepage? Journal of Micropalaeontology 37: 139-148
  71. Yau YY, Thibodeau B, Not C (2018) Impact of cutting meat intake on hidden greenhouse gas emissions in an import-reliant city. Environmental Research Letters 13: 064005:1-064005:11
  72. Zhou GJ, Leung KMY (2018) The genetic makeup of marine organisms to determine who is a winner or a loser under global climate change. In: 10000 Selected Problems in Sciences. Ocean Science pp. 1162-1165. [in Chinese]

Scientific reports

  1. Lau SCY, Russell BD (2018) The potential for oyster reef restoration in Hong Kong: current distribution, recruitment, and filtration rates of Crassostrea spp. in Hong Kong. Final report prepared for The Nature Conservancy Hong Kong, May 2018. The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 23pp.
  2. Lee S, Lewis A, Gillett R, Fox M, Tuqiri N, Sadovy Y, Batibasaga A, Lalavanua W, Lovell E (2018) Fiji Fishery Resource Profiles. Information for Management on 44 of the Most Important Species Groups. Gillett, Preston and Associates and the Wildlife Conservation Society, Suva. 240pp.
  3. Sadovy de Mitcheson Y, Mangubhai S, Witter A, Kuridrani N, Batibasaga A, Waqainabete P, Sumaila R (2018) Value Chain Analysis of the Fiji Grouper Fishery. Report of Science and Conservation of Fish Aggregations (SCRFA), United States. 57pp.
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