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Scientific references

2017

Costantini D, Smith S, Killen SS, Nielsen J, Steffensen JF (2017) The Greenland shark: A new challenge for the oxidative stress theory of ageing? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 203, 227–232. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2016.09.026.

Dillon EM, Norris RD, O’Dea A (2017) Dermal denticles as a tool to reconstruct shark communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 566, 117–134. doi:10.3354/meps12018.

Gallagher AJ, Skubel RA, Pethybridge HR, Hammerschlag N (2017) Energy metabolism in mobile, wild-sampled sharks inferred by plasma lipids. Conservation Physiology 5, 1–10. doi:10.1093/conphys/cox002.

Guttridge TL, Van Zinnicq Bergmann M, Bolte C, Howey-Jordan L, Kessel ST, Finger JS, Brooks JL, Winram W, Bond ME, Jordan LK, Cashman R, Tolentino E, Grubbs RD, Gruber SH (2017) Philopatry and regional connectivity of the great hammerhead shark, Sphyrna mokarran in the U.S. and the Bahamas. Frontiers in Marine Science 4, 3. doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00003.

Keen EM, Wray J, Meuter H, Thompson KL, Barlow JP, Picard CR (2017) ‘Whale wave’: shifting strategies structure the complex use of critical fjord habitat by humpbacks. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 567:211-233. doi:10.3354/meps12012.

Keller BA, Finger J-S, Gruber SH, Abel DC, Guttridge TL (2017) The effects of familiarity on the social interactions of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 489, 24–31. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2017.01.004.

Lawson JM, Fordham SV, OMalley MP, Davidson LNK, Walls RHL, Heupel MR, Stevens G, Fernando D, Budziak A, Simpfendorfer CA, Ender I, Francis MP, Notarbartolo di Sciara G, Dulvy NK (2017) Sympathy for the devil: a conservation strategy for devil and manta rays. PeerJ 5, e3027–30. doi:10.7717/peerj.3027.

Marra NJ, Richards VP, Early A, Bogdanowicz SM, Bitar PDP, Stanhope MJ, Shivji MS (2017) Comparative transcriptomics of elasmobranchs and teleosts highlight important processes in adaptive immunity and regional endothermy. BMC Genomics 1–18. doi:10.1186/s12864-016-3411-x.

Vaudo JJ, Byrne ME, Wetherbee BM, Harvey GM, Shivji MS (2017) Long-term satellite tracking reveals region specific movements of a large pelagic predator, the shortfin mako shark, in the western North Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12852.

von Brandis RG, Mortimer JA, van de Geer C, Lea JSE (2017) A long migratory record for a small post-pelagic hawksbill. Marine Turtle Newsletter 13–15.

2016

Andrzejaczek S, Meeuwig J, Rowat D, Pierce S, Davies T, Fisher R, Meekan M (2016) The ecological connectivity of whale shark aggregations in the Indian Ocean: a photo-identification approach. Royal Society Open Science 3, 160455–13. doi:10.1098/rsos.160455.

Ari C, D’Agostino DP (2016) Contingency checking and self-directed behaviors in giant manta rays: do elasmobranchs have self-awareness? Journal of Ethology 34, 167–174. doi:10.1007/s10164-016-0462-z.

Barnett A, Payne NL, Semmens JM, Fitzpatrick R (2016) Ecotourism increases the field metabolic rate of whitetip reef sharks. Biological Conservation 199, 132–136. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2016.05.009.

Bernard AM, Feldheim KA, Heithaus MR, Wintner SP, Wetherbee BM, Shivji MS (2016) Global population genetic dynamics of a highly migratory, apex predator shark. Molecular Ecology 25, 5312–5329. doi:10.1111/mec.13845.

Brooks JL, Guttridge TL, Franks BR, Grubbs RD, Chapman DD, Gruber SH, Dibattista JD, Feldheim KA (2016) Using genetic inference to re-evaluate the minimum longevity of the lemon shark Negaprion brevirostris. Journal of Fish Biology 1–8. doi:10.1111/jfb.12943.

Camargo SM, Coelho R, Chapman D, Howey-Jordan L, Brooks EJ, Fernando D, Mendes NJ, Hazin FHV, Oliveira C, Santos MN, Foresti F, Mendonça FF (2016) Structure and genetic variability of the oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, determined using mitochondrial DNA (R Cimmaruta, Ed.). PLoS ONE 11, e0155623–11. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155623.

Cartamil D, Wraith J, Wegner NC, Kacev D, Lam CH, Santana-Morales O, Sosa-Nishizaki O, Escobedo-Olvera M, Kohin S, Graham JB, Hastings P (2016) Movements and distribution of juvenile common thresher sharks Alopias vulpinus in Pacific coast waters of the USA and Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series 548, 153–163. doi:10.3354/meps11673.

Dulvy NK, Davidson LNK, Kyne PM, Simpfendorfer CA, Harrison LR, Carlson JK, Fordham SV (2016) Ghosts of the coast: global extinction risk and conservation of sawfishes. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 26, 134–153. doi:10.1002/aqc.2525.

Ebert DA, Straube N, Leslie RW, Weigmann S (2016) Etmopterus alphu sn. sp.: a new lanternshark (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) from the south-western Indian Ocean. African Journal of Marine Science 38, 329–340. doi:10.2989/1814232X.2016.1198275.

Finger JS, Dhellemmes F, Guttridge TL, Kurvers RHJM, Gruber SH, Krause J (2016) Rate of movement of juvenile lemon sharks in a novel open field, are we measuring activity or reaction to novelty? Animal Behaviour 116, 75–82. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.03.032.

Frisch AJ, Ireland M, Rizzari JR, Lönnstedt OM, Magnenat KA, Mirbach CE, Hobbs J-PA (2016) Reassessing the trophic role of reef sharks as apex predators on coral reefs. Coral Reefs 1–14. doi:10.1007/s00338-016-1415-2.

Fuentes MMPB, Chambers L, Chin A, Dann P, Dobbs K, Marsh H, Poloczanska ES, Maison K, Turner M, Pressey RL (2016) Adaptive management of marine mega-fauna in a changing climate. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 21, 209–224. doi:10.1007/s11027-014-9590-3.

Gordon CA, Hood AR, Ellis JR (2016) Descriptions and revised key to the eggcases of the skates (Rajiformes: Rajidae) and catsharks (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae) of the British Isles. Zootaxa 4150, 255. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4150.3.2.

Gore MA, Frey PH, Ormond RF, Allan H, Gilkes G (2016) Use of photo-identification and mark-recapture methodology to assess basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) populations (JV Schmidt, Ed.). PLoS ONE 11, e0150160–22. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150160.

Heard M, Sutton S, Rogers P, Huveneers C (2016) Actions speak louder than words: Tournament angling as an avenue to promote best practice for pelagic shark fishing. Marine Policy 64, 168–173. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2015.11.019.

Howey LA, Tolentino ER, Papastamatiou YP, Brooks EJ, Abercrombie DL, Watanabe YY, Williams S, Brooks A, Chapman DD, Jordan LKB (2016) Into the deep: the functionality of mesopelagic excursions by an oceanic apex predator. Ecology and Evolution 6, 5290–5304. doi:10.1002/ece3.2260.

Hughes B, Burghardt T (2016) Automated Visual Fin Identification of Individual Great White Sharks. International Journal of Computer Vision 1–16. doi:10.1007/s11263-016-0961-y.

Kessel ST, Hansell AC, Gruber SH, Guttridge TL, Hussey NE, Perkins RG (2016) Three decades of long lining in Bimini, Bahamas, reveals long-term trends in lemon shark Negaprion brevirostris (Carcharhinidae) catch per unit effort. Journal of Fish Biology 88, 2144–2156. doi:10.1111/jfb.12987.

Kiszka JJ, Mourier J, Gastrich K, Heithaus MR (2016) Using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to investigate shark and ray densities in a shallow coral lagoon. Marine Ecology Progress Series 560, 237–242. doi:10.3354/meps11945.

Lea JSE, Humphries NE, Brandis von RG, Clarke CR, Sims DW (2016) Acoustic telemetry and network analysis reveal the space use of multiple reef predators and enhance marine protected area design. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 1–8. doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.0717&domain=pdf&date_stamp.

López-Angarita J, Roberts CM, Tilley A, Hawkins JP, Cooke RG (2016) Mangroves and people: lessons from a history of use and abuse in four Latin American countries. Forest Ecology and Management 368, 151–162. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2016.03.020.

Marcus L, Virtue P, Pethybridge HR, Meekan MG, Thums M, Nichols PD (2016) Intraspecific variability in diet and implied foraging ranges of whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia, from signature fatty acid analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series 554, 115–128. doi:10.3354/meps11807.

Marra NJ, Wang M, Sun Q, Pavinski Bitar PD, Stanhope MJ, Shivji MS (2016) Mitochondrial genome of an Atlantic white shark (Carcharodon carcharias). Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources 0, 1–4. doi:10.1080/23802359.2016.1222248.

Nielsen J, Hedeholm RB, Heinemeier J, Bushnell PG, Christiansen JS, Olsen J, Bronk Ramsey C, Brill RW, Simon M, Steffensen KF, Steffensen JF (2016) Eye lens radiocarbon reveals centuries of longevity in the Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus). Science (New York, NY) 353, 702–704. doi:10.1126/science.aaf3617.

Nosal AP, Keenan EA, Hastings PA, Gneezy A (2016) The effect of background music in shark documentaries on viewers’ perceptions of sharks (AP Klimley, Ed.). PLoS ONE 11, e0159279–15. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159279.

Queiroz N, Humphries NE, Mucientes G, Hammerschlag N, Lima FP, Scales KL, Miller PI, Sousa LL, Seabra R, Sims DW (2016) Ocean-wide tracking of pelagic sharks reveals extent of overlap with longline fishing hotspots. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, 1582–1587. doi:10.1073/pnas.1510090113.

Robinson DP, Jaidah MY, Bach S, Lee K, Jabado RW, Rohner CA, March A, Caprodossi S, Henderson AC, Mair JM, Ormond R, Pierce SJ (2016) Population structure, abundance and movement of whale sharks in the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman (CA Chen, Ed.). PLoS ONE 11, e0158593–18. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158593.

Stewart JD, Beale CS, Fernando D, Sianipar AB, Burton RS, Semmens BX, Aburto-Oropeza O (2016) Spatial ecology and conservation of Manta birostris in the Indo-Pacific. Biological Conservation 200, 178–183. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2016.05.016.

Vaudo JJ, Wetherbee BM, Wood AD, Weng K, Howey-Jordan LA, Harvey GM, Shivji MS (2016) Vertical movements of shortfin mako sharks Isurus oxyrinchus in the western North Atlantic Ocean are strongly influenced by temperature. Marine Ecology Progress Series 547, 163–175. doi:10.3354/meps11646.

Vianna GMS, Meekan MG, Ruppert JLW, Bornovski TH, Meeuwig JJ (2016) Indicators of fishing mortality on reefshark populations in the world’s first shark sanctuary: the need for surveillance and enforcement. Coral Reefs 35, 971–975. doi:10.1007/s00338-016-1437-9.

Weigmann S, Ebert DA, Clerkin PJ, Stehmann MFW, Naylor GJP (2016) Bythaelurus bachi n. sp., a new deep-water catshark (Carcharhiniformes, Scyliorhinidae) from the southwestern Indian Ocean, with a review of Bythaelurus species and a key to their identification. Zootaxa 4208, zootaxa. dos:10.11646/zootaxa.4208.5.1.

Whilde J, Martindale MQ, Duffy DJ (2016) Precision wildlife medicine: applications of the human-centred precision medicine revolution to species conservation. Global Change Biology 1–14. doi:10.1111/gcb.13548.

2015

Ari C (2015) Long-term body pigmentation changes on a manta ray (Mobulidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 114, 406–414. doi:10.1111/bij.12416.

Bernard AM, Feldheim KA, Shivji MS (2015) Isolation and characterization of polymorphic micro satellite markers from a globally distributed marine apex predator, the tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier). Conservation Genetics Resources 7, 509–511. doi:10.1007/s12686-014-0408-0.

Boonzaier L, Pauly D (2015) Marine protection targets: an updated assessment of global progress. Oryx 1–9. doi:10.1017/S0030605315000848.

Bourjea J, Mortimer JA, Garnier J, Okemwa G, Godley BJ, Hughes G, Dalleau M, Jean C, Ciccione S, Muths D (2015) Population structure enhances perspectives on regional management of the western Indian Ocean green turtle. Conservation Genetics 16, 1069–1083. doi:10.1007/s10592-015-0723-3.

Clarke CR, Karl SA, Horn RL, Bernard AM, Lea JS, Hazin FH, Prodöhl PA, Shivji MS (2015) Global mitochondrial DNA phylogeography and population structure of the silky shark, Carcharhinus falciformis. Marine Biology 162, 945–955. doi:10.1007/s00227-015-2636-6.

De Vos A, Justin O’Riain M, Meÿer MA, Kotze PGH, Kock AA (2015) Behavior of Cape fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus) in response to spatial variation in white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) predation risk. Marine Mammal Science 31, 1234–1251. doi:10.1111/mms.12215.

De Vos L, Watson R, Götz A, Attwood CG (2015) Baited remote underwater video system (BRUVs) survey of chondrichthyan diversity in False Bay, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 37, 209–218. doi:10.2989/1814232X.2015.1036119.

Dudgeon CL, Pollock KH, Braccini JM, Semmens JM, Barnett A (2015) Integrating acoustic telemetry into mark–recapture models to improve the precision of apparent survival and abundance estimates. Oecologia 178, 761–772. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3280-z.

Ebert DA, Clerkin P (2015) A new species of deep-sea catshark (Scyliorhinidae: Bythaelurus) from the southwestern Indian Ocean. Journal of the Ocean Research Foundation 15, 53–63.

Ebert DA, van Hees KE (2015) Beyond Jaws: rediscovering the ‘lost sharks’ of southern Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 37, 141–156. doi:10.2989/1814232X.2015.1048730.

Ebert DA, Huveneers C, Dudley S (2015) Advances in shark research. African Journal of Marine Science 37, v–v. doi:10.2989/1814232X.2015.1054883.

Elston C, Brandis von RG, Cowley PD (2015) Gastric lavage as a non-lethal method for stingray (Myliobatiformes) diet sampling. African Journal of Marine Science 37, 415–419. doi:10.2989/1814232X.2015.1076519.

Fuentes MMPB, Blackwood J, Jones B, Kim M, Leis B, Limpus CJ, Marsh H, Mitchell J, Pouzols FM, Pressey RL, Visconti P (2015) A decision framework for prioritizing multiple management actions for threatened marine megafauna. Ecological Applications 25, 200–214. doi:10.1890/13-1524.1.

Gledhill KS, Kessel ST, Guttridge TL, Hansell AC, Bester-van der Merwe AE, Feldheim KA, Gruber SH, Chapman DD (2015) Genetic structure, population demography and seasonal occurrence of blacktip shark Carcharhinus limbatusin Bimini, the Bahamas. Journal of Fish Biology 87, 1371–1388. doi:10.1111/jfb.12821.

Guttridge TL, Gulak SJB, Franks BR, Carlson JK, Gruber SH, Gledhill KS, Bond ME, Johnson G, Grubbs RD (2015) Occurrence and habitat use of the critically endangered smalltooth sawfish Pristis pectinata in the Bahamas. Journal of Fish Biology 87, 1322–1341. doi:10.1111/jfb.12825.

Hughes B, Burghardt T (2015a) Affinity matting for pixel-accurate fin shape recovery from great white shark imagery. 26th British Machine Vision Conference BMVC.

Hughes B, Burghardt T (2015b) Automated identification of individual great white sharks from unrestricted fin imagery. 26th British Machine Vision Conference BMVC.

Jabado RW, Ghais Al SM, Hamza W, Henderson AC, Spaet JLY, Shivji MS, Hanner RH (2015) The trade in sharks and their products in the United Arab Emirates. Biological Conservation 181, 190–198. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2014.10.032.

Lea JSE, Humphries NE, Clarke CR, Sims DW (2015) To Madagascar and back: long-distance, return migration across open ocean by a pregnant female bull shark Carcharhinus leucas. Journal of Fish Biology. doi:10.1111/jfb.12805.

Madigan DJ, Brooks EJ, Bond ME, Gelsleichter J, Howey LA, Abercrombie DL, Brooks A, Chapman DD (2015) Diet shift and site-fidelity of oceanic whitetip sharks Carcharhinus longimanus along the Great Bahama Bank. Marine Ecology Progress Series 529, 185–197. doi:10.3354/meps11302.

McAllister JD, Barnett A, Lyle JM, Semmens JM (2015) Examining the functional role of current area closures used for the conservation of an overexploited and highly mobile fishery species. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil 72, 2234–2244. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsv079.

Meekan MG, Fuiman LA, Davis R, Berger Y, Thums M (2015) Swimming strategy and body plan of the world’s largest fish: implications for foraging efficiency and thermoregulation. Frontiers in Marine Science 2, 1–8. doi:10.3389/fmars.2015.00064.

O’Leary SJ, Feldheim KA, Fields AT, Natanson LJ, Wintner S, Hussey N, Shivji MS, Chapman DD (2015) Genetic diversity of white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, in the Northwest Atlantic and Southern Africa. Journal of Heredity 106, 258–265. doi:10.1093/jhered/esv001.

Pettit LR, Smart CW, Hart MB, Milazzo M, Hall-Spencer JM (2015) Seaweed fails to prevent ocean acidification impact on foraminifera along a shallow-water CO2 gradient. Ecology and Evolution 5, 1784–1793. doi:10.1002/ece3.1475.

Rizzari JR, Bergseth BJ, Frisch AJ (2015) Impact of conservation areas on trophic interactions between apex predators and herbivores on coral reefs. Conservation Biology 29, 418–429. doi:10.1111/cobi.12385.

Salmon M, Higgins B, Stewart J, Wyneken J (2015) The ontogeny of morphological defenses in Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) and loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtles. Journal of Morphology 276, 929–940. doi:10.1002/jmor.20390.

Sellas AB, Bassos-Hull K, Perez-Jimenez JC, Angulo-Valdes JA, Bernal MA, Hueter RE (2015) Population structure and seasonal migration of the spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari. Journal of Heredity 106, 266–275. doi:10.1093/jhered/esv011.

Stehfest KM, Patterson TA, Barnett A, Semmens JM (2015) Markov models and network analysis reveal sex specific differences in the space-use of a coastal apex predator. Oikos 124, 307–318. doi:10.1111/oik.01429.

Sutaria D, Parikh A, Barnes A, Jabado RW (2015) First record of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbers, (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Carcharhinidae) from Indian waters. Marine Biodiversity Records 8, e126–3. doi:10.1017/S1755267215001025.

Teter SM, Wetherbee BM, Fox DA, Lam CH, Kiefer DA, Shivji M (2015) Migratory patterns and habitat use of the sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus) in the western North Atlantic. Marine and Freshwater Research 66, 158–169. doi:10.1071/MF14129.

Vargas SM, Jensen MP, Ho SYW, Mobaraki A, Broderick D, Mortimer JA, Whiting SD, Miller J, Prince RIT, Bell IP, Hoenner X, Limpus CJ, Santos FR, FitzSimmons NN (2015) Phylogeography, genetic diversity, and management units of hawksbill turtles in the Indo-Pacific. The Journal of heredity. doi:10.1093/jhered/esv091.

Walovich KA, Ebert DA, Long DJ, Didier DA (2015) Redescription of Hydrolagus africanus (Gilchrist, 1922) (Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae), with a review of southern African chimaeroids and a key to their identification. African Journal of Marine Science 37, 157–165. doi:10.2989/1814232X.2015.1033012.

Watanabe YY, Goldman KJ, Caselle JE, Chapman DD, Papastamatiou YP (2015) Comparative analyses of animal tracking data reveal ecological significance of endothermy in fishes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, 6104–6109. doi:10.1073/pnas.1500316112.

Watson S-A (2015) Giant clams and rising CO2: light may ameliorate effects of ocean acidification on a solar powered animal. 10, e0128405–18. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0128405.

Wyneken J, Lolavar A (2015) Loggerhead sea turtle environmental sex determination: Implications of moisture and temperature for climate change based predictions for species survival. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 324, 295–314. doi:10.1002/jez.b.22620.

2014

Ajemian MJ, Neer JA (2014) Preface: Biology and ecology of the durophagous stingrays. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97, 965–966. doi:10.1007/s10641-014-0295-y.

Ajemian MJ, Powers SP (2014) Towed-float satellite telemetry tracks large-scale movement and habitat connectivity of myliobatid stingrays. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97, 1067–1081. doi:10.1007/s10641-014-0296-x.

Ari C (2014) Rapid coloration changes of manta rays (Mobulidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113, 180–193.

Aschliman NC (2014) Interrelationships of the durophagous stingrays (Batoidea: Myliobatidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 97, 967–979. doi:10.1007/s10641-014-0261-8.

Awruch CA, Jones SM, Asorey MG, Barnett A (2014) Non-lethal assessment of the reproductive status of broadnose sevengill sharks (Notorynchus cepedianus) to determine the significance of habitat use in coastal areas. Conservation Physiology 2, cou013–cou013. doi:10.1093/conphys/cou013.

Bade LM, Balakrishnan CN, Pilgrim EM, McRae SB, Luczkovich JJ (2014) A genetic technique to identify the diet of cownose rays, Rhinoptera bonasus: analysis of shellfish prey items from North Carolina and Virginia. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97, 999–1012. doi:10.1007/s10641-014-0290-3.

Bassos-Hull K, Wilkinson KA, Hull PT, Dougherty DA, Omori KL, Ailloud LE, Morris JJ, Hueter RE (2014) Life history and seasonal occurrence of the spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari, in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97, 1039–1056. doi:10.1007/s10641-014-0294-z.

Brandis von RG, Mortimer JA, Reilly BK, van Soest R W M, Branch GM (2014) Diet composition of hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) in the Republic of Seychelles. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 13, 81–91.

Brunnschweiler JM, Abrantes KG, Barnett A (2014) Long-term changes in species composition and relative abundances of sharks at a provisioning site. 9, e86682. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086682.

Daly R, Smale MJ, Cowley PD, Froneman PW (2014) Residency patterns and migration dynamics of adult bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) on the east coast of Southern Africa. 9, e109357–11. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109357.

Dulvy NK, Fowler SL, Musick JA, Cavanagh RD, Kyne PM, Harrison LR, Carlson JK, Davidson LN, Fordham SV, Francis MP, Pollock CM, Simpfendorfer CA, Burgess GH, Carpenter KE, Compagno LJ, Ebert DA, Gibson C, Heupel MR, Livingstone SR, Sanciangco JC, Stevens JD, Valenti S, White WT (2014) Extinction risk and conservation of the world’s sharks and rays. eLife 3. doi:10.7554/eLife.00590.

Dulvy NK, Pardo SA, Simpfendorfer CA, Carlson JK (2014) Diagnosing the dangerous demography of manta rays using life history theory. PeerJ 2, e400. doi:10.7717/peerj.400.

Jabado RW, Ghais Al SM, Hamza W, Shivji MS, Henderson AC (2014) Shark diversity in the Arabian/Persian Gulf higher than previously thought: insights based on species composition of shark landings in the United Arab Emirates. Marine Biodiversity 45, 719–731. doi:10.1007/s12526-014-0275-7.

Goodwin C, Rodolfo-Metalpa R, Picton B, Hall-Spencer JM (2014) Effects of ocean acidification on sponge communities. Marine Ecology 35, 41–49. doi:10.1111/maec.12093.

Kerfahi D, Hall-Spencer JM, Tripathi BM, Milazzo M, Lee J, Adams JM (2014) Shallow water marine sediment bacterial community shifts along a natural CO2 gradient in the Mediterranean Sea off Vulcano, Italy. Microbial Ecology 67, 819–828. doi:10.1007/s00248-014-0368-7.

Mansfield KL, Wyneken J, Porter WP, Luo J (2014) First satellite tracks of neonate sea turtles redefine the ‘lost years’ oceanic niche. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281, 20133039–20133039. doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.3039.

Milazzo M, Rodolfo-Metalpa R, Chan VBS, Fine M, Alessi C, Thiyagarajan V, Hall-Spencer JM, Chemello R (2014) Ocean acidification impairs vermetid reef recruitment. Scientific Reports 4. doi:10.1038/srep04189.

Newby J, Darden T, Bassos-Hull K, Shedlock AM (2014) Kin structure and social organization in the spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari, off coastal Sarasota, FL. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97, 1057–1065. doi:10.1007/s10641-014-0289-9.

Phillips KP, Mortimer JA, Jolliffe KG, Jorgensen TH, Richardson DS (2014) Molecular techniques reveal cryptic life history and demographic processes of a critically endangered marine turtle. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 455, 29–37. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2014.02.012.

Poulakis GR, Grier HJ (2014) Ontogenetic testicular development and spermatogenesis in rays: the Cownose Ray, Rhinoptera bonasus, as a model. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97, 1013–1029. doi:10.1007/s10641-014-0267-2.

Rizzari JR, Frisch AJ, Magnenat KA (2014) Diversity, abundance, and distribution of reef sharks on outer-shelf reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine Biology 161, 2847–2855. doi:10.1007/s00227-014-2550-3.

Salmon M, Scholl J (2014) Allometric growth in juvenile marine turtles: possible role as an anti predator adaptation. Zoology 117, 131–138. doi:10.1016/j.zool.2013.11.004.

Stehfest KM, Patterson TA, Barnett A, Semmens JM (2014) Intraspecific differences in movement, dive behaviour and vertical habitat preferences of a key marine apex predator. Marine Ecology Progress Series 495, 249–262. doi:10.3354/meps10563.

Szczepanski JA, Bengtson DA (2014) Quantitative food habits of the bullnose ray, Myliobatis freminvillii, in Delaware Bay. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97, 981–997. doi:10.1007/s10641-014-0282-3.

Vianna GMS, Meekan MG, Bornovski TH, Meeuwig JJ (2014) Acoustic telemetry validates a citizen science approach for monitoring sharks on coral reefs. 9, e95565. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095565.

Vignaud TM, Maynard JA, Leblois R, Meekan MG, Vázquez-Juárez R, Ramírez-Macías D, Pierce SJ, Rowat D, Berumen ML, Beeravolu C, Baksay S, Planes S (2014) Genetic structure of populations of whale sharks among ocean basins and evidence for their historic rise and recent decline. Molecular Ecology 23, 2590–2601. doi:10.1111/mec.12754.

2013

Brooks EJ, Sims DW, Danylchuk AJ, Sloman KA (2013) Seasonal abundance, philopatry and demographic structure of Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi) assemblages in the north-east Exuma Sound, The Bahamas. Marine Biology 160, 2535–2546. doi:10.1007/s00227-013-2246-0.

Brunnschweiler JM, Barnett A (2013) Opportunistic visitors: long-term behavioural response of bull sharks to food provisioning in Fiji. 8, e58522. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058522.

Clarke CR, Lea JSE, Ormond RFG (2013) Changing relative abundance and behaviour of silky and grey reef sharks baited over 12 years on a Red Sea reef. Marine and Freshwater Research 64, 909. doi:10.1071/MF12144.

Fuentes MMPB, Porter WP (2013) Using a microclimate model to evaluate impacts of climate change on sea turtles. Ecological Modelling 251, 150–157. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.12.020.

Fuentes MMPB, Pike DA, Dimatteo A, Wallace BP (2013) Resilience of marine turtle regional management units to climate change. Global Change Biology 19, 1399–1406. doi:10.1111/gcb.12138.

Hester J, Atwater K, Bernard A, Francis M, Shivji MS (2013) The complete mitochondrial genome of the basking shark Cetorhinus maximus (Chondrichthyes, Cetorhinidae). Mitochondrial DNA 26, 730–731. doi:10.3109/19401736.2013.845762.

Huveneers C, Rogers PJ, Semmens JM, Beckmann C, Kock AA, Page B, Goldsworthy SD (2013) Effects of an electric field on white sharks: in situ testing of an electric deterrent. 8, e62730. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0062730.

Kock A, O’Riain MJ, Mauff K, Meÿer M, Kotze D, Griffiths C (2013) Residency, habitat use and sexual segregation of white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias in False Bay, South Africa. 8, e55048. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055048.

Mortimer JA, Brandis von RG (2013) Mortality of adult green turtles (Chelonia mydas) at the nesting beaches of Aldabra atoll, Seychelles. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 12, 151–157. doi:10.2744/CCB-0991.1.

Neff C, Hueter R (2013) Science, policy, and the public discourse of shark ‘attack’: a proposal for reclassifying human–shark interactions. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 3, 65–73. doi:10.1007/s13412-013-0107-2.

Neff CL, Yang JYH (2013) Shark bites and public attitudes Policy implications from the first before and after shark bite survey. Marine Policy 38, 545–547. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2012.06.017.

Nielsen J, Hedeholm RB, Simon M, Steffensen JF (2013) Distribution and feeding ecology of the Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) in Greenland waters. Polar Biology 37, 37–46. doi:10.1007/s00300-013-1408-3.

Pettit LR, Hart MB, Medina-Sánchez AN, Smart CW, Rodolfo-Metalpa R, Hall-Spencer JM, Prol-Ledesma RM (2013) Benthic foraminifera show some resilience to ocean acidification in the northern Gulf of California, Mexico. Marine Pollution Bulletin 73, 452–462. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.02.011.

Prohaska BK, Tsang PCW, Driggers WB, Hoffmayer ER, Wheeler CR, Brown AC, Sulikowski JA (2013) Assessing reproductive status in elasmobranch fishes using steroid hormones extracted from skeletal muscle tissue. Conservation Physiology 1, cot028–cot028. doi:10.1093/conphys/cot028.

Prohaska BK, Tsang PCW, Driggers WB III, Hoffmayer ER, Sulikowski JA (2013) Development of a nonlethal and minimally invasive protocol to study Elasmobranch reproduction. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 5, 181–188. doi:10.1080/19425120.2013.788590.

Ramirez-Amaro SR, Cartamil D, Galvan-Magaña F, Gonzalez-Barba G, Graham JB, Carrera-Fernandez M, Escobar-Sanchez O, Sosa-Nishizaki O, Rochin-Alamillo A (2013) The artisanal elasmobranch fishery of the Pacific coast of Baja California Sur, Mexico, management implications. Scientia Marina 77, 473–487. doi:10.3989/scimar.03817.05A.

Ramirez-Amaro SR, Gonzalez-Barba G, Galvan-Magaña F, Cartamil D (2013) First record of abnormal cephalic horns in the California bat ray Myliobatis californica. Marine Biodiversity Records 6, e24–4. doi:10.1017/S1755267213000146.

Richards VP, Suzuki H, Stanhope MJ, Shivji MS (2013) Characterization of the heart transcriptome of the white shark (Carcharodon carcharias). BMC Genomics 14, 697. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-697.

Robinson DP, Jaidah MY, Jabado RW, Lee-Brooks K, Nour El-Din NM, Malki AAA, Elmeer K, McCormick PA, Henderson AC, Pierce SJ, Ormond RFG (2013) Whale sharks, Rhincodon typus, aggregate around offshore platforms in Qatari waters of the Arabian Gulf to feed on fish spawn. 8, e58255. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058255.

Rohner CA, Pierce SJ, Marshall AD, Weeks SJ, Bennett MB, Richardson AJ (2013) Trends in sightings and environmental influences on a coastal aggregation of manta rays and whale sharks. Marine Ecology Progress Series 482, 153–168. doi:10.3354/meps10290.

Russell BD, Connell SD, Uthicke S, Muehllehner N, Fabricius KE, Hall-Spencer JM (2013) Future seagrass beds: Can increased productivity lead to increased carbon storage? Marine Pollution Bulletin 73, 463–469. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.01.031.

Vianna GMS, Meekan MG, Meeuwig JJ, Speed CW (2013) Environmental influences on patterns of vertical movement and site fidelity of grey reef sharks (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) at aggregation sites. 8, e60331. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060331.

Weltz K, Kock AA, Winker H, Attwood C, Sikweyiya M (2013) The influence of environmental variables on the presence of white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias at two popular Cape Town bathing beaches: a generalised additive mixed model. 8, e68554. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068554.

2012

Anderson WG (2012) The endocrinology of 1α-hydroxycorticosterone in elasmobranch fish: A review. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 162, 73–80. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.08.015.

Barnett A, Semmens JM (2012) Sequential movement into coastal habitats and high spatial overlap of predator and prey suggest high predation pressure in protected areas. Oikos 121, 882–890. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.20000.x.

Barnett A, Braccini JM, Awruch CA, Ebert DA (2012) An overview on the role of Hexanchiformes in marine ecosystems: biology, ecology and conservation status of a primitive order of modern sharks. Journal of Fish Biology 80, 966–990. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2012.03242.x.

Brandis von RG (2012) Rehabilitation of abandoned coconut plantations at D’Arros Island, Republic of Seychelles. Ocean & Coastal Management 69, 340–346. doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2012.09.003

Brinn RP, Marcon JL, McComb DM, Gomes LC, Abreu JS, Baldisseroto B (2012) Stress responses of the endemic freshwater cururu stingray (Potamotrygon cf. histrix) during transportation in the Amazon region of the Rio Negro. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 162, 139–145. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.07.004.

Brooks EJ, Mandelman JW, Sloman KA, Liss S, Danylchuk AJ, Cooke SJ, Skomal GB, Philipp DP, Sims DW, Suski CD (2012) The physiological response of the Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi) to longline capture. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 162, 94–100. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.04.012.

Couturier LIE, Marshall AD, Jaine FRA, Kashiwagi T, Pierce SJ, Townsend KA, Weeks SJ, Bennett MB, Richardson AJ (2012) Biology, ecology and conservation of the Mobulidae. Journal of Fish Biology 80, 1075–1119. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2012.03264.x.

Hall-Spencer JM, Rodolfo-Metalpa R (2012) Effects of ocean acidification on Mediterranean coastal habitats. ‘Life in the Mediterranean Sea A look at habitat changes. ’. (Ed N Stambler) pp. 671–684. (Nova Science Publishers, Inc.: New York)

Hoffmayer ER, Hendon JM, Parsons GR (2012) Seasonal modulation in the secondary stress response of a carcharhinid shark, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 162, 81–87. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.05.002.

Hyatt MW, Anderson PA, O’Donnell PM, Berzins IK (2012) Assessment of acid–base derangements among bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo), bull (Carcharhinus leucas), and lemon (Negaprion brevirostris) sharks from gill net and longline capture and handling methods. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 162, 113–120. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.05.004.

Jacoby DMP, Brooks EJ, Croft DP, Sims DW (2012) Developing a deeper understanding of animal movements and spatial dynamics through novel application of network analyses. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3, 574–583. doi:10.1111/j.2041-210X.2012.00187.x.

Jeffreys GL, Rowat D, Marshall H, Brooks K (2012) The development of robust morphometric indices from accurate and precise measurements of free-swimming whale sharks using laser photogrammetry. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 93, 309–320. doi:10.1017/S0025315412001312.

Johnson VR, Russell BD, Fabricius KE, Brownlee C, Hall-Spencer JM (2012) Temperate and tropical brown macroalgae thrive, despite decalcification, along natural CO2 gradients. Global Change Biology 18, 2792–2803. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02716.x.

Kashiwagi T, Marshall AD, Bennett MB, Ovenden JR (2012) The genetic signature of recent speciation in manta rays (Manta alfredi and M. birostris). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64, 212–218. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2012.03.020.

Mandelman JW, Skomal GB (2012) The physiological stress response in elasmobranch fishes: Selected papers from a symposium at the 26th annual meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 162, 71–72. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2012.03.005.

Mansfield KL, Wyneken J, Rittschof D, Walsh M, Lim CW, Richards PM (2012) Satellite tag attachment methods for tracking neonate sea turtles. Marine Ecology Progress Series 457, 181–192. doi:10.3354/meps09485.

Marshall H, Field L, Afiadata A, Sepulveda C, Skomal G, Bernal D (2012) Hematological indicators of stress in longline-captured sharks. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 162, 121–129. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2012.02.008.

Neff C (2012) Australian beach safety and the politics of shark attacks. Coastal Management 40, 88–106. doi:10.1080/08920753.2011.639867.

Pinhal D, Shivji MS, Nachtigall PG, Chapman DD, Martins C (2012) A streamlined DNA tool for global identification of heavily exploited coastal shark species (genus Rhizoprionodon). 7, e34797. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034797.

Queiroz N, Humphries NE, Noble LR, Santos AM, Sims DW (2012) Spatial dynamics and expanded vertical niche of blue sharks in oceanographic fronts reveal habitat targets for conservation. 7, e32374. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032374.

Skomal GB, Mandelman JW (2012) The physiological response to anthropogenic stressors in marine elasmobranch fishes: A review with a focus on the secondary response. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 162, 146–155. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.10.002.

Smale MJ, Booth AJ, Farquhar MR, Meÿer MR, Rochat L (2012) Migration and habitat use of formerly captive and wild raggedtooth sharks (Carcharias taurus) on the southeast coast of South Africa. Marine Biology Research 8, 115–128. doi:10.1080/17451000.2011.617756.

Suggett DJ, Hall-Spencer JM, Rodolfo-Metalpa R, Boatman TG, Payton R, Tye Pettay D, Johnson VR, Warner ME, Lawson T (2012) Sea anemones may thrive in a high CO2 world. Global Change Biology 18, 3015–3025. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02767.x.

Wegner NC, Cartamil DP (2012) Effects of prolonged entanglement in discarded fishing gear with substantive biofouling on the health and behavior of an adult shortfin mako shark, Isurus oxyrinchus. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64, 391–394. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.11.017.

Yick JL, Barnett A, Tracey SR (2012) The trophic ecology of two abundant mesopredators in south-east coastal waters of Tasmania, Australia. Marine Biology 159, 1183–1196. doi:10.1007/s00227-012-1899-4.

2011

Abrantes KG, Barnett A (2011) Intrapopulation variations in diet and habitat use in a marine apex predator, the broadnose sevengill shark Notorynchus cepedianus. Marine Ecology Progress Series 442, 133–148. doi:10.3354/meps09395.

Awruch CA, Simpfendorfer C, Pankhurst NW (2011) Evaluation and use of a portable field kit for measuring whole-blood lactate in sharks. Marine and Freshwater Research 62, 694–699. doi:10.1071/MF10149.

Barnett A, Abrantes KG, Stevens JD, Semmens JM (2011) Site fidelity and sex-specific migration in a mobile apex predator: implications for conservation and ecosystem dynamics. Animal Behaviour 81, 1039–1048. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.02.011.

Brunnschweiler JM, Baensch H (2011) Seasonal and long-term changes in relative abundance of bull sharks from a tourist shark feeding site in Fiji. PLoS ONE 6, e16597. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016597.

Brunnschweiler JM, Nielsen F, Motta P (2011) In situ observation of stomach eversion in a line-caught Shorten Mako (Isurus oxyrinchus). Fisheries Research 109, 212–216. doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2011.02.005.

Cartamil D, Santana-Morales O, Escobedo-Olvera M, Kacev D, Castillo-Geniz L, Graham JB, Rubin RD, Sosa-Nishizaki O (2011) The artisanal elasmobranch fishery of the Pacific coast of Baja California, Mexico. Fisheries Research 108, 393–403. doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2011.01.020.

Cartamil DP, Sepulveda CA, Wegner NC, Aalbers SA, Baquero A, Graham JB (2011) Archival tagging of subadult and adult common thresher sharks (Alopias vulpinus) off the coast of southern California. Marine Biology 158, 935–944. doi:10.1007/s00227-010-1620-4.

Clarke C, Lea JSE, Ormond RFG (2011) Reef-use and residency patterns of a baited population of silky sharks, Carcharhinus falciformis, in the Red Sea. Marine and Freshwater Research 62, 668. doi:10.1071/MF10171.

Fitzpatrick S, Shivji MS, Chapman DD, Prodöhl PA (2011) Development and characterization of 10 polymorphic microsatellite loci for the blue shark, Prionace glauca, and their cross shark-species amplification. Conservation Genetics Resources 3, 523–527. doi:10.1007/s12686-011-9395-6.

Johnson VR, Brownlee C, Rickaby REM, Graziano M, Milazzo M, Hall-Spencer JM (2011) Responses of marine benthic microalgae to elevated CO2. Marine Biology 160, 1813–1824. doi:10.1007/s00227-011-1840-2.

Marshall AD, Dudgeon CL, Bennett MB (2011) Size and structure of a photographically identified population of manta rays Manta alfredi in southern Mozambique. Marine Biology 158, 1111–1124. doi:10.1007/s00227-011-1634-6.

Pinhal D, Shivji MS, Vallinoto M, Chapman DD, Gadig OBF, Martins C (2011) Cryptic hammerhead shark lineage occurrence in the western South Atlantic revealed by DNA analysis. Marine Biology 159, 829–836. doi:10.1007/s00227-011-1858-5.

Rodolfo-Metalpa R, Houlbrèque F, Tambutté É, Boisson F, Baggini C, Patti FP, Jeffree R, Fine M, Foggo A, Gattuso JP, Hall-Spencer JM (2011) Coral and mollusc resistance to ocean acidification adversely affected by warming. Nature Climate Change 1, 308–312. doi:10.1038/nclimate1200.

Rowat D, Brooks K, March A, McCarten C, Jouannet D, Riley L, Jeffreys G, Perri M, Vely M, Pardigon B (2011) Longterm membership of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) in coastal aggregations in Seychelles and Djibouti. Marine and Freshwater Research 62, 621. doi:10.1071/MF10135.

Schrieken N, Gittenberger A, Lengkeek W (2011) First record of Xandarovula patula (pennant, 1777) in the dutch north sea (gastropoda, ovulidae). Basteria 75, 107–110.

2010

Barnett A, Abrantes K, Stevens JD, Yick JL, Frusher SD, Semmens JM (2010) Predator–prey relationships and foraging ecology of a marine apex predator with a wide temperate distribution. Marine Ecology Progress Series 416, 189–200. doi:10.3354/meps08778.

Barnett A, Abrantes KG, Stevens JD, Bruce BD, Semmens JM (2010) Fine-scale movements of the broadness sevengill shark and its main prey, the gummy shark. 5, e15464. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015464.

Barnett A, Redd KS, Frusher SD, Stevens JD, Semmens JM (2010) Non-lethal method to obtain stomach samples from a large marine predator and the use of DNA analysis to improve dietary information. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 393, 188–192. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2010.07.022.

Barnett A, Stevens JD, Yick JL (2010) The occurrence of the bluntnose sixgill shark Hexanchus griseus (Hexanchiformes: Hexanchidae) in a river in south-eastern Tasmania. Marine Biodiversity Records 3, e24–3. doi:10.1017/S1755267210000199.

Barnett A, Stevens JD, Frusher SD, Semmens JM (2010) Seasonal occurrence and population structure of the broadnose sevengill shark Notorynchus cepedianus in coastal habitats of south-east Tasmania. Journal of Fish Biology 77, 1688–1701. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2010.02810.x.

Braccini JM, Troynikov VS, Walker TI, Mollet HF, Ebert DA, Barnett A, Kirby N (2010) Incorporating heterogeneity into growth analyses of wild and captive broadnose sevengill sharks Notorynchus cepedianus. Aquatic Biology 9, 131–138. doi:10.3354/ab00246.

Brandis von RG, Mortimer JA, Reilly BK (2010) In-water observations of the diving behaviour of immature hawksbill turtles, Eretmochelys imbricata, on a coral reef at d’Arros island, Republic of Seychelles. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 9, 26–32.

Brunnschweiler JM (2010) The Shark Reef Marine Reserve: a marine tourism project in Fiji involving local communities. Journal of Sustainable Tourism 18, 29–42. doi:10.1080/09669580903071987.

Brunnschweiler JM, Sazima I (2010) Swift swimming reef fish as hosts of small juvenile sharksuckers. Coral Reefs 29, 843–843. doi:10.1007/s00338-010-0655-9.

Brunnschweiler JM, Queiroz N, Sims DW (2010) Oceans apart? Short-term movements and behaviour of adult bull sharks Carcharhinus leucas in Atlantic and Pacific Oceans determined from pop-off satellite archival tagging. Journal of Fish Biology 77, 1343–1358. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2010.02757.x.

Cartamil D, Wegner NC, Kacev D, Ben-aderet N, Kohin S, Graham JB (2010) Movement patterns and nursery habitat of juvenile thresher sharks Alopias vulpinus in the Southern California Bight. Marine Ecology Progress Series 404, 249–258. doi:10.3354/meps08495.

Chapman DD, Pinhal D, Shivji MS (2010) Tracking the fin trade: genetic stock identification in western Atlantic scalloped hammerhead sharks Sphyrna lewini. Endangered Species Research 9, 221–228. doi:10.3354/esr00241.

Cigliano M, Gambi MC, Rodolfo-Metalpa R, Patti FP, Hall-Spencer JM (2010) Effects of ocean acidification on invertebrate settlement at volcanic CO2 vents. Marine Biology 157, 2489–2502. doi:10.1007/s00227-010-1513-6.

Gilman E, Gearhart J, Price B, Eckert S, Milliken H, Wang J, Swimmer Y, Shiode D, Abe O, Hoyt Peckham S, Chaloupka M, Hall M, Mangel J, Alfaro-Shigueto J, Dalzell P, Ishizaki A (2010) Mitigating sea turtle by-catch in coastal passive net fisheries. Fish and Fisheries 11, 57–88. doi:10.1111/j.1467-2979.2009.00342.x.

Humphries NE, Queiroz N, Dyer JRM, Pade NG, Musyl MK, Schaefer KM, Fuller DW, Brunnschweiler JM, Doyle TK, Houghton JDR, Hays GC, Jones CS, Noble LR, Wearmouth VJ, Southall EJ, Sims DW (2010) Environmental context explains Lévy and Brownian movement patterns of marine predators. Nature 465, 1066–1069. doi:10.1038/nature09116.

Queiroz N, Humphries NE, Noble LR, Santos AM, Sims DW (2010) Short-term movements and diving behaviour of satellite-tracked blue sharks Prionace glauca in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 406, 265–279. doi:10.3354/meps08500.

Rasalato E, Maginnity V, Brunnschweiler JM (2010) Using local ecological knowledge to identify shark river habitats in Fiji (South Pacific). Environmental Conservation 37, 90–97. doi:10.1017/S0376892910000317.

Rodolfo-Metalpa R, Lombardi C, Cocito S, Hall-Spencer JM, Gambi MC (2010) Effects of ocean acidification and high temperatures on the bryozoan Myriapora truncata at natural CO2 vents. Marine Ecology 31, 447–456. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0485.2009.00354.x.

2009

Brunnschweiler JM (2009a) Tracking free-ranging sharks with hand-fed intra-gastric acoustic transmitters. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 42, 201–209. doi:10.1080/10236240903033519.

Brunnschweiler JM (2009b) Species record and mistaken identifications: the case of bull sharks at Champion Pinnacle, Thailand. Marine Biodiversity Records 2, e94. doi:10.1017/S1755267209001122.

Brunnschweiler JM, Baensch H, Pierce SJ, Sims DW (2009) Deep-diving behaviour of a whale shark Rhincodon typus during long-distance movement in the western Indian Ocean. Journal of Fish Biology 74, 706–714. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.02155.x.

Marshall AD (2009) Redescription of the genus Manta with resurrection of Manta alfredi (Krefft, 1868) (Chondrichthyes; Myliobatoidei; Mobulidae). Zootaxa 2301, 1–28.

Richards VP, Henning M, Witzell W, Shivji MS (2009) Species delineation and evolutionary history of the globally distributed spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari). Journal of Heredity 100, 273–283. doi:10.1093/jhered/esp005.

Rowat D, Gore M, Meekan MG, Lawler IR, Bradshaw CJA (2009) Aerial survey as a tool to estimate whale shark abundance trends. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 368, 1–8. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2008.09.001.

Rowat D, Speed CW, Meekan MG, Gore MA, Bradshaw CJA (2009) Population abundance and apparent survival of the Vulnerable whale shark Rhincodon typus in the Seychelles aggregation. Oryx 43, 591. doi:10.1017/S0030605309990408.

Williams N (2009) Basking to attention. Current Biology 19, R671–R672. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2009.08.004.

Wong EHK, Shivji MS, Hanner RH (2009) Identifying sharks with DNA barcodes: assessing the utility of a nucleotide diagnostic approach. Molecular Ecology Resources 9, 243–256. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2009.02653.x.

2008

Brunnschweiler JM, Pratt HLJ (2008) Putative male – male agonistic behaviour in free-living zebra sharks, Stegostoma fasciatum. The Open Fish Science Journal 1, 23–27.

Gore MA, Rowat D, Hall J, Gell FR, Ormond RF (2008) Transatlantic migration and deep mid-ocean diving by basking shark. Biology Letters 4, 395–398. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2008.0147.

Laroche RK, Kock AA, Dill LM, Oosthuizen WH (2008) Running the gauntlet: a predator–prey game between sharks and two age classes of seals. Animal Behaviour 76, 1901–1917. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.06.025.

Marshall AD, Pierce SJ, Bennett MB (2008) Morphological measurements of manta rays (Manta birostris) with a description of a foetus from the east coast of Southern Africa. Zootaxa 1717, 24–30.

Mucientes GR, Queiroz N, Pierce SJ, Sazima I, Brunnschweiler JM (2008) Is host ectoparasite load related to echeneid fish presence? Research Letters in Ecology 2008, 1–4. doi:10.1155/2008/107576.

Pierce SJ, White WT, Marshall AD (2008) New record of the smalleye stingray, Dasyatis microps (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae), from the western Indian Ocean. Zootaxa 1734, 65–68.

Sebastian H, Haye PA, Shivji MS (2008) Characterization of the pelagic shark-fin trade in north-central Chile by genetic identification and trader surveys. Journal of Fish Biology 73, 2293–2304. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.02016.x.

Speed CW, Meekan MG, Rowat D, Pierce SJ, Marshall AD, Bradshaw CJA (2008) Scarring patterns and relative mortality rates of Indian Ocean whale sharks. Journal of Fish Biology 72, 1488–1503. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.01810.x.

2007

Laroche RK, Kock AA, Dill LM, Oosthuizen WH (2007) Effects of provisioning ecotourism activity on the behaviour of white sharks Carcharodon carcharias. Marine Ecology Progress Series 338, 199–209.