For individual publication lists, please visit Edinburgh Explorer Research Pages. Below are the combined publications of the Changing Oceans group from 2016.

Journal research topics our group are involved in are Managing Deep-Sea Ecosystems at Ocean Basin Scale and Marine Ecosystem Assessment of the Southern Ocean (MEASO).


Gebruk A, Dgebuadze P, Rogozhin V, Ermilova Yu, Shabalin V, Mokievsky V (2023) Macrozoobenthos of the Pechora Bay in 2020–2021 indicates a likely change of common bivalve molluscs in the Arctic estuary. Polar Biology. Publication link

Georgoulas K, Hennige  S, Lee, YC (2023) Smoothed particle hydrodynamics for modelling cold-water coral habitats in changing oceans. Journal of Sea Research 192, 102358 Publication link

Grove T, King R, Stevenson A, Henry L-A (2023) A decade of humpback whale abundance estimates at Bermuda, an oceanic migratory stopover. Frontiers in Marine Science 9: 971801 Publication link 

Bradley A, Eicken H, Lee O, Gebruk A, Pirazzini R (2023) Shared Arctic Variable Framework Links Local to Global Observing System Priorities and Requirements. Arctic 74 (1): 69-86. Publication link.

Roberts JM, Devey CW, Biastoch, A, Carreiro-Silva M, Dohna T, Dorschel B, Gunn V, Huvenne VA, Johnson  D, Jollivet D, Kenchington E, Larkin K, Matabos M, Morato T, Naumann MS, Orejas C,  Perez JAA,  Ragnarsson SÁ, Smit AJ, Sweetman A,  Unger S, Boteler B &  Henry L-A  (2023) A blueprint for integrating scientific approaches and international communities to assess basin-wide ocean ecosystem status. Communications Earth & Environment, 4(1), p.12. Publication link 


Hammer  A J, Millar C & Hennige S J (2022) Reducing carbon emissions in aquaculture: Using Carbon Disclosures to identify unbalanced mitigation strategies. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 96 106816 Publication link 

Mohd Fahmi A, Summers S, Jones M, Bowler B, Hennige S & Gutierrez T (2022) Effect of ocean acidification on the growth, response and hydrocarbon degradation of coccolithophore-bacterial communities exposed to crude oil. Research Square. Publication link

Corbera G, Lo Iacono C, Simarro G., Grinyó J, Ambroso S, Huvenne V A I, Mienis F, Carreiro-silva M, Martins I, Mano B, Orejas C, Larsson A, Hennige S & Gori A (2022) Local-scale feedbacks influencing cold-water coral growth and subsequent reef formation. Scientific reports 12 (1) 20389. Publication link 

Strachan  LL, Lilley, RJ. & Hennige S (2022) A regional and international framework for evaluating seagrass management and conservation. Marine Policy 105306 Publication link

Grove T, King R, Henry L-A, Stevenson A (2022): Modelled annual abundance of humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae around Bermuda, 2011-2020. PANGAEA Publication link

Narganes Homfeldt T, Risch D, Stevenson A, Henry L-A (2022) Seasonal and diel patterns in singing activity of humpback whales migrating through Bermuda. Frontiers in Marine Science 9: 941793 Publication link

Narganes Homfeldt T, Risch D, Stevenson A, Henry L-A (2022): Spectrograms of singing humpback whales migrating through Bermuda. PANGAEA, Publication link 

De Clippele LH, Díaz LA, Andradi-Brown DA, Lazuardi ME, Iqbal M, Zainudin IM, Prabuning D, Van Hooidonk R, Hakim A, Agung F, Dermawan A, Hennige S. (2022)  Evaluating annual severe coral bleaching risk for marine protected areas across Indonesia. Marine Policy 148:105428. Publication link

Barnhill KA, Roberts JM, Myers-Smith I, Williams M, Dexter KG, Ryan C, Wolfram U, Hennige S (2022) Incorporating dead material in ecosystem assessments and projections. Nature Climate Change. Publication link

Dickey-Collas M, Link JS, Snelgrove P, Roberts JM, Anderson MR, Kenchington E, Bundy A, Brady MM, Shuford RL, Townsend H, Rindorf A, Rudd MA, David Johnson D, Johannesen E (2022) Exploring ecosystem-based management in the North Atlantic. Journal of Fish Biology 101: 342-350. Publication link

Wolfram U, Peña-Fernandez M, McPhee S, Smith E, Beck RJ, Shephard JD, Ozel A, Erskine CS, Büscher J, Titschack J, Roberts JM, Hennige S (2022) Multiscale mechanical consequences of ocean acidification for cold-water corals. Nature Scientific Reports 12: 8052. Publication link

Barnhill KA, Scott J, Clark HP, Smith AJ (2022) Human-bottlenose dolphin interactions within wildlife tourism, ocean recreation and fisheries. Coastal Studies and Society0(0), 1-16. Publication Link 

Gebruk A, Ermilova Y, Henry L-A, Henley, S, Spiridonov V, Shabalin N, Osadchiev A, Yakushev E, Semiletov I, Mokievsky V (2022) Chapter 6: Microplastics in the Arctic benthic fauna: the case study of the snow crab in the Pechora Sea, Russia. In: Berkman, P.A., Vylegzhanin, A.N., Young, O.R., Balton, D.A., Øvretveit, O.R. (eds) Building Common Interests in the Arctic Ocean with Global Inclusion. Informed Decisionmaking for Sustainability. Springer, Cham. pp.85-102. Publication Link

Kazanidis G, Guido A, Rosso A, Sanfilippo R, Roberts JM, Gerovasileiou V. One on Top of the Other: Exploring the Habitat Cascades Phenomenon in Iconic Biogenic Marine Habitats (2022) Diversity, 14, 290. Publication Link

Barnhill KA (2022) The deep sea and me. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 0, 1-7. Publication Link

McLean DL, Ferreira LC, Benthuysen JA, Miller KJ, Schläppy M-L, Ajemian MJ, Berry O, Birchenough SNR, Bond T, Boschetti F, Bull AS, Claisse JT, Condie SA, Consoli P, Coolen JWP, Elliott M, Fortune IS, Fowler AM, Gillanders BM, Harrison HB, Hart KML, Henry L-A, Hewitt CL, Hicks N, Hock K, Hyder K, Love M, Macreadie PI, Miller RJ, Montevecchi WA, Nishimoto MM, Page HM, Paterson D, Pattiaratchi CB, Pecl GT, Porter JS, David B. Reeves DB, Riginos C, Rouse S, Russell DJF, Sherman CDH, Teilmann J, Todd VLG, Treml EA, Williamson DH, Thums M (2022) Influence of offshore oil and gas structures on seascape ecological connectivity. Global Change Biology 2022: 1-22 Publication Link.

Mayorga Adame CG, Polton JA, Fox AD, Henry L-A (2022) Spatiotemporal scales of larval dispersal and connectivity among oil and gas structures in the North Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series 685: 49-67 Publication Link. 

van Denderen PD, Holah H, Robson LM, Hiddink JG, Menot L, Pedreschi D, Kazanidis G, Llope M,  Turner PJ, Stirling D, Murillo FJ, Kenny A, Campbell N, Allcock AL, Braga-Henriques A, González-Irusta JM, Johnston G, Orejas C, Serrano A, Xavier JR, Hopkins P, Kenchington E, Nixon E, Valanko S. (2022). A policy-based framework for the determination of management options to protect Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems under the EU Deep-sea Access Regulations. ICES Journal of Marine Science 79:34-49. Publication Link


Fisher BJ, Shiggins CJ, Naylor AW, Rawlins LD, Tallentire GD, van den Heuvel F, Poku C, Garcia-Ibanez MI, Debyser M, Buckingham J. (2021). Interventions to prevent pandemic-driven diversity loss. Nature Communications Earth and Environment 2:235.  Publication Link  

De Clippele LH, van der Kaaden A-S, Maier S, de Froe E, Roberts JM. (2021). Biomass mapping for an improved understanding of the contribution of cold-water coral carbonate mounds to C and N cycling. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:721062. Publication Link.   

Vad J, Barnhill KA, Kazanidis G, Roberts JM. (2021). Human impacts on deep-sea sponge grounds: Applying environmental omics to monitoring. Advances in Marine Biology 89:53-78. Publication Link.  

Montseny M, Linares C, Carreiro-Silva M, Henry L-A, Billett D, Cordes EE, Smith CJ, Papadopoulou N, Bilan M, Girard F, Burdett HL, Larsson AI, Stromberg SM, Viladrich N, Barry JP, Baena P, Godinho A, Grinyo J, Santin A, Morato T, Sweetman A, Gili J-M, Gori A. (2021). Active ecological restoration of cold-water corals: techniques, challenges, costs and future directions. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:621151. Publication Link. 

Sievers M, Brown CJ, Buelow CA, Pearson RM, Turschwell MP, Adame MF, Griffiths L, Holgate B, Rayner TS, Tulloch VJD, Chowdhury MR, zu Ermgassen PSE, Lee SY, Lillebo AI, Mackey B, Maxwell PS, Rajkaran A, Sousa AI, Connolly RM. (2021). Global typologies of coastal wetland status to inform conservation and management. Ecological Indicators 131:108141. Publication Link.  

Janes H, Carnell P, Young M, Ierodiaconou D, Jenkins GP, Hamer P, zu Ermgassen PSE, Gair JR, Macreadie PI. (2021).  Seagrass valuation from fish abundance, biomass and recreational catch. Ecological Indicators 130:108097. Publication Link. 

Hennige SJ, Larsson AI, Orejas C, Gori A, De Clippele LH, Lee YC, Jimeno G, Georgoulas K, Kamenos NA, Roberts JM. (2021). Using the Goldilocks Principle to model coral ecosystem engineering. Proceedings of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences 288:20211260. Publication Link.   

Cleland J, Kazanidis G, Roberts JM, Ross SW. (2021). Distribution of megabenthic communities under contrasting settings in deep-sea cold seeps near northwest Atlantic canyons. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:692851. Publication Link. 

Kazanidis G, Henry L-A, Vad J, Johnson C, De Clippele LH, Roberts JM. (2021). Sensitivity of a cold-water coral reef to inter-annual variability in regional oceanography. Diversity and Distributions 27:1719-1731. Publication Link.  

Kazanidis G, Henry L-A, Roberts JM. (2021). Hidden structural heterogeneity enhances marine hotspots’ biodiversity. Coral Reefs 40:1615-1630. Publication Link. 

Combes M, Vaz S, Grehan A, Morato T, Arnaud-Haond S, Dominguez-Carrio C, Fox A, Gonzalez-Irusta JM, Johnson D, Callery O, Davies A, Fauconnet L, Kenchington E, Orejas C, Roberts JM,Taranto G, Menot L. (2021). Systematic conservation planning at an ocean basin scale: identifying a viable network of deep-sea protected areas in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:611358. Publication Link.  

De Clippele LH, Risch D. (2021). Measuring sound at a cold-water coral reef to assess the impact of COVID-19 on noise pollution. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:674702. Publication Link

Chava A, Gebruk A, Kolbasova A, Krylov A, Tanurkov A, Gorbuskin A, Konovalova O, Migali D, Ermilova Y, Shabalin N, Chava V, Semiletov I, Mokievsky V. (2021). At the interface of marine disciplines: use of autonomous seafloor equipment for studies of biofouling below the shallow-water zone. Oceanography 34:61-70. Publication Link.     

zu Ermgassen PSE, Baker R, Beck MW, Dodds K, zu Ermgassen S.O.S.E, Mallick D, Taylor MD, Turner RE. (2021). Ecosystem services: Delivering decision-making for salt marshes. Estuaries and Coasts 44:1691-1698. Publication Link

zu Ermgassen PSE, DeAngelis B, Gair JR, zu Ermgassen S, Baker R, Daniels A, MacDonald TC, Meckley K, Powers S, Ribera M, Rozas LP, Grabowski JH. (2021). Estimating and applying fish and invertebrate density and production enhancement from seagrass, salt marsh edge and oyster reef nursery habitats in the Gulf of Mexico. Estuaries and Coasts 44:1588-1603. Publication Link

Mendrik F, Henry T, Burdett H, Hackney C, Waller C, Parsons D, Hennige S. (2021) Species-specific impact of microplastics on coral physiology. Environmental Pollution 269:116238. Publication Link

Davenport TM, Hughes AR, zu Ermgassen PSE, Grabowski JH. (2021). Recruitment enhancement varies by taxonomic group and oyster reef habitat characteristics. Ecological Applications 31:e02340. Publication Link.  Cordes E, Clark MR, Evans K, Hennige S, Kazanidis G. (2021). Chapter 7E: Cold Water Corals. United Nations 2nd World Ocean Assessment. Publication Link

Clark MR, Bernardino AF, Roberts JM, Narayanaswamy BE, Snelgrove P, Tuhumwire JT. (2021). Chapter 7L: Seamounts and pinnacles. United Nations 2nd World Ocean Assessment. Publication Link 

Morato T, Pham CK, Fauconnet L, Taranto GH, Chimienti G, Cordes E, Dominguez-Carrio C, Duran Munoz P, Egilsdottir H, Gonzalez-Irusta J-M, Grehan A, Hebbeln D, Henry L-A, Kazanidis G, Kenchington E, Menot L, Molodtsova TN, Orejas C, Ramiro-Sanchez B, Ramos M, Roberts JM, Rodrigues L, Ross SW, Rueda JL, Sacau M, Stirling D, Carreiro-Silva M. (2021). North Atlantic basin-scale multi-criteria assessment database to inform effective management and protection of Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:637078. Publication Link.     

De Clippele LH, Michelotti M, Findlay CR, Cartwright A, Fang Q, Wheatley C, Sladen A, Scott-Somme K, Harding HR, Jackson J, Hepburn L, Giannotti J, Carroll G, Heidtke N, Worrall AM, De Meyer K. (2021). The future of our seas: marine scientists and creative professionals collaborate for science communication. Research for All 5:134-156. Publication Link.

Mohsenpour S, Hennige S, Willoughby N, Adeloye A, Gutierrez T. (2021). Integrating micro-algae into wastewater treatemtn: a review. Science of the Total Environment 752: 142168. Publication Link.

Yakushev E, Gebruk A, Osadchiev A, Pakhomova S, Lusher A, Berezina A, van Bavel B, Vorozheikina E, Chernykh D, Kolbasova G, Razgon I, Semiletov I. (2021). Microplastics distribution in the Eurasian Arctic is affected by Atlantic waters and Siberian rivers. Nature Communications Earth and Environment 2:23.  Publication Link. 

Urra J, Palomino D, Lozano P, Gonzalez-Garcia E, Farias C, Mateo-Ramirez A, Fernandez-Salas LM, Lopez-Gonzalez N, Vila Y, Orejas C, Puerta P, Rivera J, Henry L-A, Rueda JL. (2021). Deep-sea habitat characterization using acoustic data and underwater imagery in Gazul mud volcano (Gulf of Cadiz, NE Atlantic). Deep-Sea Research I 169:103458. Publication Link.

De Clippele L, Rovelli L, Ramiro-Sanchez B, Kazanidis G, Vad J,  Turner S, Glud RN, Roberts JM. (2021). Mapping cold-water coral biomass: an approach to derive ecosystem functions. Coral Reefs 40:215-231. Publication Link.  

Ison S, Ison T, Mart-Puig P, Needham K, Tanner MK, Roberts JM. (2021). Tourist preferences for seamount conservation in the Galapagos Marine Reserve. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:602767. Publication Link.  

Dgebuadze P.Y., Basin, A.B., Chikina, M.V., Udalov, A.A., Balakin, A.A., Razgon, I.L., Ermilova, Y.V., Chava, V.A., Gebruk, A.A., Shabalin, N.V., Mokievsky, V.O. (2021) Transformation of Benthic Communities in Pechora Bay and the Probable Loss of the Portlandia aestuariorum Population in the Typical Habitat. Oceanology 61(6): 976-983. Publication Link.


Cassarino L, Hendry KR, Henley SF, MacDonald E, Arndt S, Freitas FS, Pike J, Firing YL. (2020). Sedimentary nutrient supply in productive hot spots off the West Antarctic Peninsula revealed by silicon isotopes. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 34:e2019GB006486. Publication Link.  

Gebruk A, Zalota AK, Dgebuadze P, Ermilova Y, Spiridonov VA, Shabalin N, Henry L-A, Henley S, Mokievsky VO. (2020). Trophic niches of benthic crustaceans in the Pechora Sea suggest that the invasive snow crab Chionoecetes opilio could be an important competitor. Polar Biology 44:57-71. Publication Link. 

Baker R, Taylor MD, Able KW, Beck MW, Cebrian J,… zu Ermgassen PSE,… Staver LW. (2020). Fisheries rely on threatened salt marshes. Science 370:670-671. Publication Link.  

Pogoda B, Boudry P, Bromley C, Cameron TC, Colsoul B…zu Ermgassen PSE. (2020). NORA moving forward: Developing an oyster restoration network in Europe to support the Berlin Oyster Recommendation. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 30: 2031-2037. Publication Link.  

zu Ermgassen PSE, Bonacic K, Boudry P, Bromley C, Cameron TC, …Sutherland WJ. (2020). Forty questions of importance to the policy and practice of native oyster reef restoration in Europe. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 30:2038-2049. Publication Link.

zu Ermgassen PSE, Thurstan RH, Corrales J, Alleway H, Carranza A,…Sanderson WG. (2020). The benefits of bivalve reef restoration: A global synthesis of underrepresented species. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 30:2050-2065. Publication Link.  

zu Ermgassen PSE, Mukherjee N, Worthington TA, Acosta A, da Rocha Araujo AR, Beitl CM, Castellanos-Galindo G, Cunha-Lignon M, Dahdouh-Guebas F, Diele K, Parrett CL, Dwyer PG, Gair JR, Johnson AF, Kugure B, Lobo AS, Loneragan NR, Longley-Wood K, Mendonca JT, Meynecke J-O, Mandal RN, Munga CN, Reguero BG, Ronnback P, Thorley J, Wolff M, Spalding M. (2020). Fishers who rely on mangroves: Modelling and mapping the global intensity of mangrove-associated fisheries. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 247:106975. Publication Link.

Gaebel C, Baulcomb C, Johnson DE, Roberts JM. (2020). Recognising stakeholder conflict and encouraging consensus of ‘science-based management’ approaches for marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). Frontiers in Marine Science 7:557546. Publication Link.  

Hennige SJ, Wolfram W, Wickes L, Murray F, Roberts JM, Kamenos NA, Schofield S, Groetsch A, Spiesz EM, Aubin-Tam M-E, Etnoyer PJ. (2020). Crumbling reefs and cold-water coral habitat loss in a future ocean: evidence of “coralporosis” as an indicator of habitat integrity. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:668. Publication Link.   

Mohsenpour SF, Hennige SJ, Willoughby N, Adeloye A., Gutierrez T. (2020). Integrating Micro-algae into wastewater treatment: a review. Science of the Total Environment. 752: 142168. Publication Link.

Kazanidis G, Orejas C., Borja A, Kenchington E, Henry L-A, Callery O, Carreiro-Silva M, Egilsdottir H, Giacomello E, Grehan A, Menot L, Morato T, Ragnarsson SA, Rueda JL, Stirling D, Stratmann T, van Oevelen D, Palialexis A, Johnson D, Roberts JM. (2020). Assessing the environmental status of selected North Atlantic deep-sea ecosystems. Ecological Indicators 119:106624. Publication Link

Orejas C, Kenchington E, Rice J, Kazanidis G, Palialexis A, Johnson D, Gianni M, Danovaro R, Roberts JM. (2020). Towards a common approach to the assessment of the environmental status of deep-sea ecosystems in areas beyond national jurisdiction. Marine Policy 121:104182.  Publication Link.

Barnhill KA, Jogee N, Brown C, McGowan A, Rodgers K, Bryceson I, Bahr K. (2020). Acclimatization drives differences in reef-building coral calcification rates. Diversity 12: 347. Publication Link.  

Henley SF, Porter M, Hobbs L, Braun J, Guillaume-Castel R, Venables EJ, Dumont E, Cottier F. (2020). Nitrate supply and uptake in the Atlantic Arctic sea ice zone: seasonal cycle, mechanisms and drivers. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 378:20190361. Publication Link. 

Stevenson MA, Faust JC, Andrade LL, Freitas FS, Gray ND, Tait K, Hendry KR, Hilton RG, Henley SF, Tessin A, Leary P, Papadaki S, Ford A, Marz C, Abbott G. (2020). Transformation of organic matter in a Barents Sea sediment profile: coupled geochemical and microbiological processes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 378: 20200223. Publication Link. 

Freitas FS, Hendry KR, Henley SF, Faust JC, Tessin AC, Stevenson MA, Abbott GD, Marz C, Arndt S. (2020). Benthic-pelagic coupling in the Barents Sea: an integrated data-model framework. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 378:37820190359. Publication Link. 

Carranza A, zu Ermgassen PSE. (2020). A global overview of restorative shellfish mariculture. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:722.  Publication Link.

Sas H, Deden B, Kamermans P, zu Ermgassen PSE, Pogoda B, Preston J, Helmer L, Holbrook Z, Arzul I, van der Have T, Villalba García A, Colsoul B, Lown A, Merk V, Zwerschke N, Reuchlin E. (2020). Bonamia infection in native oysters (Ostrea edulis) in relation to European restoration projects. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 30:2150-2162.  Publication Link.   

Worthington TA, zu Ermgassen PSE, Friess DA, Krauss KW, Lovelock CE, Thorley J, Tingey R, Woodroffe CD, Bunting P, Cormier N, Lagomasino D, Lucas R, Murray NJ, Sutherland WJ, Spalding M. (2020). A global biophysical typology of mangroves and its relevance for ecosystem structure and deforestation. Scientific Reports 10:14652. Publication Link

Gebruk A, Mikhaylyukova P, Mardashova M, Semenova V, Henry L-A, Shabalin N, Narayanaswamy BE, Mokievsky V. (2020). Integrated study of benthic foraging resources for Atlantic walrus (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus) in the Pechora Sea, south-eastern Barents Sea. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 31:112-125. Publication Link.   

Gary SF, Fox AD, Biastoch A, Roberts JM, Cunningham SA. (2020). Larval behaviour, dispersal and connectivity in the deep sea. Scientific Reports 10:10675Publication Link. 

Fitzsimons JA, Branigan S, Gillies SL, Brumbaugh RD, Cheng J, DeAngelis BM, Geselbracht L, Hancock B, Jeffs A, McDonald T, McLeod IM, Pogoda B, Theuerkauf SJ, Thomas M, Westby S, zu Ermgassen PSE. (2020).  Restoring shellfish reefs: Global guidelines for practitioners and scientists. Conservation Science and Practice 2:e198. Publication Link.   

Vad J, Dunnett F, Montagner CC, Roberts JM, Henry TB. (2020). Soaking up the oil: biological impacts of dispersants and crude oil on the sponge Halihondria panicea. Chemosphere 257:127109. Publication Link.

Spooner PT, Thornalley DJR, Oppo DW, Fox AD, Radionovskaya S, Rose NL, Mallett R, Cooper E, Roberts JM. (2020). Exceptional 20th century ocean circulation in the Northeast Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters 47:e2020GL087577. Publication Link. 

Puerta P, Johnson C, Carreiro-Silva M, Henry L-A, Kenchington E, Morato T, Kazanidis G, Rueda J-L, Urra J, Ross S, Gonzalez-Irusta JM, Arnaud-Haond S, Oreja C. (2020). Influence of water masses on the biodiversity and biogeography of deep-sea benthic ecosystems in the North Atlantic. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:239. Publication Link. 

Caswell BA, Klein ES, Alleway HK, Ball JE, Botero J, Cardinale M, Eero M, Engelhard GH, Fortibuoni T, Giraldo A-J, Hentati-Sundberg J, Jones P, Kittinger JN, Krause G, Lajus DL, Lajus J, Lau SCY, Lescrauwaet A-K, MacKenzie BR, McKenzie M, Ojaveer H, Pandolfi JM, Raicevich S, Russell BD, Sundelof A, Thorpe RB, zu Ermgassen PSE, Thurstan RH. (2020). Something old, something new: Historical perspectives provide lessons for blue growth agendas. Fish and Fisheries 21:774-796. Publication Link.

Dias M, Madeira C, Jogee N, Ferreira A, Gouveia R, Cabral H, Diniz M, Vinagre C. (2020). Integrative indices for health assessment in reef corals under thermal stress. Ecological Indicators 113:106230. Publication Link.

Porter M, Henley SF, Orkney A, Bouman HA, Hwang B, Dumont, Venables EJ, Cottier F.  (2020). A polar surface eddy obscured by thermal stratification. Geophysical Research Letters 47:e2019GL086281. Publication Link.

Fitzsimons JA, Branigan S, Gillies CL, Brumbaugh RD, Cheng J, DeAngelis BM, Geselbracht L, Hancock B, Jeffs A, McDonald T, McLeod I, Pogoda B, Theuerkauf S, Thomas M, Westby S, zu Ermgassen PSE. (2020). Restoring shellfish reefs: global guidelines for practitioners and scientists. Conservation Science and Practice 2:e198. Publication Link.

Sasmito SD, Sillanpaa M, Hayes MA, Bachri S, Saragi-Smitto MF, Sidik F, Hanggara B, Mofu, WY, Rumbiak VI, Hendri, Taberima S, Suhaemi, Nugrohio JD, Pattiasina TF, Widagti N, Barakalla, Rahajoe JS, Hartantri H, Nikijuluw V, Jowey RN, Heatubun C, zu Ermgassen P, Worthington TA, Howard J, Lovelock CE, Friess DA, Hutley LB, Murdiyarso D. (2020). Mangrove blue carbon stocks and dynamics are controlled by hydrogeomorphic settings and land-use change. Global Change Biology 26:3028-3039. Publication Link.

Morato T, Gonzalez-Irusta JM, Dominguez-Carrio C, Wei C-L, Davies A, Sweetman A, Taranto GH, Beazley L, Garcia-Alegre A, Grehan A, Laffargue P, Murillo FJ, Sacau M, Vaz S, Kenchington E, Arnaud-Haond S, Callery O, Chimienti G, Cordes E, Egilsdottir H, Freiwald A, Gasbarro R, Guttierez-Zarate C, Gianni M, Gilkinson K, Wareham Hayes VE, Hebbeln D,   Hedges K, Henry L-A, Johnson D, Koen-Alonso M, Lirette C, Mastrototaro F, Menot L, Molodtsova T, Duran Munoz P, Orejas C, Pennino Grazia M, Puerta P, Ragnarsson SA, Ramiro-Sanchez B, Rice J, Rivera J, Roberts JM, Ross SW, Rueda JL, Sampaio I, Snelgrove P, Stirling D, Treble MA, Urra J, Vad J, van Oevelen D, Watling L, Walkusz W, Wienberg C, Woillez M, Levin LA, Carreiro-Silva M. (2020). Climate-induced changes in the suitable habitat of cold-water corals and commercially important deep-sea fishes in the North Atlantic. Global Change Biology 26:2181–2202. Publication Link.

Gillies CL, CAstine SA, Alleway HK, Crawford C, Fitzsimons JA, Hancock B, Koch P, McAfee D, McLeod IM, zu Ermgassen PSE. (2020). Conservation status of oyster reef ecosystem of southern and eastern Australia. Global Ecology and Conservation 22:e00988. Publication Link.

Grove T, Senglat C, Petitguyot M, Kosiba D, Rasmussen MH. (2020). Mass stranding and unusual sightings of northern bottlenose whales (Hyperoodon ampullatus) in Skjálfandi Bay, Iceland. Marine Mammal Science 36:1033-1041. Publication Link.

Carvalho CO, Barnhill KA, Ascenso AC, Dunck B, Teodoro GS, Michelan TS. (2020). Morphological and allometric variation due to percentage of cover in Eichhornia azurea (Swart) Kunth (Pontederiaceae). Brazilian Journal of Botany 43:389-395. Publication Link.

Vad J, Kazanidis G, Henry L-A, Jones DOB, Gates AR, Roberts JM. (2020). Environmental controls and anthropogenic impacts on deep-sea sponge grounds in the Faroe-Shetland Channel, NE Atlantic: the importance of considering spatial scale to distinguish drivers of change. ICES Journal of Marine Science 77:451-461. Publication Link. 

zu Ermgassen PSE, Grove T, Nagelkerken I. (2020). Global affiliation of fishes and invertebrates with mangrove habitats. Bulletin of Marine Science 96: 403-414. Publication Link.



Dias M, Madeira C, Jogee N, Ferreira A, Gouveia R, Cabral H, Diniz M, Vinagre C. (2019). Oxidative stress on scleractinian coral fragments following exposure to high temperature and low salinity. Ecological Indicators 107:105586. Publication Link.   

Dias M, Ferreira A, Gouveia R, Madeira C, Jogee N, Cabral H, Diniz M, Vinagre C. (2019). Long-term exposure to increasing temperatures on scleractinian coral fragments reveals oxidative stress. Marine Environmental Research 150:104758. Publication Link.

Bindoff N.L., Cheung W.W.L., Kairo J.G., Arístegui J., Guinder V.A., Hallberg R., Hilmi N., Jiao N., Karim Md S., Levin L., O’Donoghue S., Purca S.R., Rinkevich B., Suga T., Tagliabue A., Williamson P, Acar S, …Fox A,Hennige SJ,Roberts JM,…Whalen C. (2019). Chapter 5: Changing ocean, marine ecosystems, and dependent communities. IPCC special report on the ocean and cryosphere in a changing climate. Cambridge: University Press. Publication Link.

Howell KL, Davies JS, Allcock AL, Braga-Henriques A, Buhl-Mortensen P, Carreiro-Silva M, Dominguwz-Carrio C, Durden JM, Foster NL, Game CA, Hitchin B, Horton T, Hosking B, Jones DOB, Mah C, Laguionie Marchais C, Menot L, Morato T, Pearman TRR, Piechaud N, Ross RE, Ruhl HA, Saeedi H, Stefanoudis PV, Taranto GH, Thompson MB, Taylor JR, Tyler P, Vad J, Victorero L, Vieira RP, Woodall LC, Xavier JR, Wagner D. (2019). A framework for the development of a global standardised marine taxon reference image database (SMarTaR-ID) to support image-based analyses. PLoS ONE 14:e0218904. Publication Link. 

Barnhill KA, Bahr KD. (2019) Coral Resilience at Malauka’a Fringing Reef, Kane’ohe Bay, O’ahu after 18 years. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 7:311. Publication Link.

Gebruk A, Borisova PB, Glebova MA, Basin AB, Simakov MI, Shabalin NV, Mokievsky VO. (2019). Macrozoobenthos of the shallow waters of Pechora Bay (SE Barents Sea). Nature Conservation Research 4:1-11. Publication Link.

Kazanidis G, Bourgeois S, Witte UFM. (2019). On the effects of acid pre-treatment on the elemental and isotopic composition of lightly- and heavily-calcified marine invertebrates. Ocean Science Journal 54:257-270. Publication Link.

Gray M, zu Ermgassen PSE, Gair JR, Langdon C, Lemagie E, Lerkzak J. (2019). Spatially explicit estimates of in situ filtration by native oysters to augment ecosystem services during restoration. Estuaries and Coasts 42:792-805. Publication Link.

Hancock B, zu Ermgassen PSE. (2019). Enhanced production of finfish and large crustaceans by bivalve reefs. In: AC Smaal, JG Ferreira, J Grant, JK Petersen, O Strand (Eds.), Goods and Services of Marine Bivalves (pp. 295-312). Springer. Publication Link.

McLeod I, zu Ermgassen P, Gillies C, Hancock B, Humphries A. (2019). Can bivalve habitat restoration improve degraded estuaries? In E. Wolanski, J Day, M Elliott (Eds.), Coasts and Estuaries- The future (pp. 427-442). Elsevier. Publication Link.

Orejas C, Taviani M, Ambroso S, Andreou V, Bilan M, Bo M, Brooke S, Buhl-Mortensen P, Cordes E, Dominguez-Carrió C, Ferrier-Pagès C, Godinho A, Gori A, Grinyó J, Gutiérrez-Zárate C, Hennige S, Jiménez C, Larsson AI, Lartaud F, Lunden J, Maier C, Maier S, Movilla J, Murray F, Peru E, Purser A, Rakka M, Reynaud S, Roberts JM, Siles P, Strömberg SM, Thomsen L, van Oevelen D, Veiga A, Carreiro-Silva M. (2019). Cold-water corals in aquaria: advances and challenges. A focus on the Mediterranean. In: C Orejas, C Jiménez C (Eds.), Mediterranean Cold-Water Corals: Past, Present and Future. Coral Reefs of the World 9 (pp. 435-471). Springer. Publication Link.

Canonico G, Buttigieg PL, Montes E, Muller-Karger FE, Stepien C, Wright D, Benson A, Helmuth B, Costello M, Sousa-Pinto I, Saeedi H, Newton J, Appeltans W, Bednaršek N, Bedrossy L, Best BD, Brandt A, Goodwin KD, Iken K, Marques AC, Miloslavich P, Ostrowski M, Turner W, Achterberg EP, Barry T, Defeo O, Bigatti G, Henry L-A, Ramiro-Sánchez B, Durán P, Morato T, Roberts JM, García-Alegre A, Cuadrado MS, Murton B. (2019). Global observational needs and resources for marine biodiversity. Frontiers in Marine Science 6: 367. Publication Link.

Murray F, De Clippele LH, Hiley A, Wicks L, Roberts JM, Hennige S. (2019). Multiple feeding strategies in the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 99:1281-1283. Publication Link.

Thorburn J, Neat F, Burrett I, Henry L-A, Bailey D, Noble L, Jones C. (2019). Ontogenetic and seasonal variation in movements and depth use, and evidence of partial migration in a benthopelagic elasmobranch. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7:353Publication Link.

Armstrong CW, Foley N, Henry L-A, Needham K, Ressurreição A, Vondolia GK. (2019). Expert assessment of risks posed by climate change and anthropogenic activities to ecosystem services in the deep North Atlantic. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:158. Publication Link. 

Ramiro-Sánchez B, González-Irusta JM, Henry L-A, Cleland J, Yeo I, Xavier JR, Carreiro-Silva M, Sampaio I, Spearman J, Victorero L, Messing CG, Kazanidis G, Roberts JM, Murton B. (2019). Characterization and mapping of a deep-sea sponge ground on the Tropic Seamount (Northeast tropical Atlantic): implications for spatial management in the High Seas. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:278. Publication Link.

Kazanidis G, Vad J, Henry L-A, Neat F, Berx B, Georgoulas K, Roberts JM. (2019). Distribution of deep-sea sponge aggregations in an area of multisectoral activities and changing oceanic conditions. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:163. Publication Link.

De Clippele LH, Huvenne VAI, Molodtsova TN, Roberts JM. (2019). The diversity and ecological role of non-scleracinian corals (Antipatharia and Alcyonacea) on scleractinian cold-water coral mounds. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:184. Publication Link.

La Beur L, Henry L-A, Kazanidis G, Hennige S, McDonald A, Shaver M, Roberts JM. (2019). Baseline assessment of marine litter and microplastic ingestion by cold-water coral reef benthos at the East Mingulay Marine Protected Area (Sea of the Hebrides, western Scotland). Frontiers in Marine Science 6:80. Publication Link.

Johnson D, Barrio Froján C, Neat F, van Oevelen D, Stirling D, Gubbins M, Roberts JM. (2019). Rockall and Hatton:  resolving a super wicked marine governance problem in the high seas of the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:69. Publication Link.

Fox AD, Corne DW, Mayorga Adame CG, Polton JA, Henry L-A, Roberts JM. (2019). An efficient multi-objective optimisation method for use in the design of marine protected area networks. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:17. Publication Link.

Hennige SJ. (2019). Reefs of the Deep. The Geographer. Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Publication Link. 



MCCIP (2018). Climate change and marine conservation: Coral Gardens. S Rush, H Carr, L-A Henry, F Neat, J Hall-Spencer, A Jesus, L Pettit. Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnerships, Lowestoft, 8pp. Publication Link.

Liefmann S, Järnegren J, Johnsen G, Murray F. (2018). Eco-physiological responses of cold-water soft corals to anthropogenic sedimentation and particle shape. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 504:61-71. Publication Link.

Kazanidis G, van Oevelen D, Veuger B, Witte UFM. (2018). Unravelling the versatile feeding and metabolic strategies of the cold-water ecosystem engineer Spongosorites coralliophaga (Stephens, 1915). Deep-Sea Research I 141:71-82. Publication Link.

Mackenzie CL, Vad J, MacPherson R. (2018). Clarification of Governance Relevant to the Sustainable Management of Marine Species and Habitats within the United Kingdom: An Overview of Regional National and International Authorities, Advisories, Legislation and Designation Types with Summary Schematic Tool. Environmental Management 62:631-643. Publication Link. 

Schoenrock K, Vad J, Muth A, Pearce DM, Schofield JE, Kamenos NA. (2018). Biodiversity of kelp forests and coralline algae habitats in southwestern Greenland. Diversity 10: 117. Publication Link.

Kamenos NA, Hennige SJ. (2018). Reconstructing four centuries of temperature-induced coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. Frontiers in Marine Science 5:283. Publication Link.

Kamenos NA, Hennige SJ. (2018). The Great Barrier Reef has been bleaching for at least 400 years but it’s getting worse. The ConversationPublication Link.

Harborne R, Green AL, Peterson NA, Beger M, Golbuu Y, Houk P, Spalding MD, Taylor BM, Terk E, Treml EA, Victor S, Vigliola L, Williams ID, Wolff NH, zu Ermgassen P, Mumby PJ .(2018). Modelling and mapping regional-scale patterns of fishing impact and fish stocks to support coral-reef management in Micronesia. Diversity and Distribution 24:1729-1743. Publication Link.

Sanderman Tomislav H, Fiske G, Solvik K, Adame M, Benson L, Bukoski J, Carnell P, Cifuentes-Jara M, Donato D, Duncan C, Eid E, zu Ermgassen P, Ewers Lewis C, Glass L, Gress S, Jardine S, Jones T, Macreadie P, Nsombo E, Rahman Md. M, Sanders C, Spalding M, Landis E. (2018). A global map of mangrove forest soil carbon at 30 m spatial resolution. Environmental Research Letters 13:055002. Publication Link.

Evans T, zu Ermgassen PSE, Amano T, Peh KSH. (2018). Does bad governance play a role in the distribution of alien invasive species? Ecology and Evolution 8:1984–1994. Publication Link. 

Brooker E, Devenport E, Hopkins CR, Hennige S, Roberts JM, Duncan C. (2018). Scotland as a case study for how benefits of marine ecosystem services may contribute to the commercial fishing industry. Marine Policy 93:271-283. Publication Link.

Musco L, Tomás Vega Fernández TV, Erik Caroselli E, Roberts JM, Badalamenti F. (2018). Protocooperation among small polyps allows the coral Astroides calycularis  to prey on large jellyfish. Ecology 99:2400-2401. Publication Link.

Murray F, Needham K, Gormley K, Rouse S, Coolen JWP, Billet D, Dannheim D, Birchenough SNR, Hyder K, Heard R, Ferris JS, Holstein JM, Henry L-A, McMeel O, Calewaert J-B, Roberts JM. (2018). Data challenges and opportunities for environmental management of North Sea oil and gas decommissioning in an era of blue growth. Marine Policy 97:130-138. Publication Link.

Henry L-A, Mayorga-Adame CG, Fox AD, Polton JA, Ferris JS, McLellan F, McCabe C, Kutti T, Roberts JM. (2018). Ocean sprawl facilitates dispersal and connectivity of protected species. Scientific Reports 8:11346. Publication Link.

Vad J, Kazanidis G, Henry L-A, Jones D, Tendall O, Christiansen S, Henry T, Roberts JM. (2018). Potential impacts of offshore oil and gas activities on deep-sea sponges and the habitats they form. Advances in Marine Biology 79:33-60. Publication Link.

Diz D, Johnson D, Riddell M, Rees S, Battle J, Gjerde K, Hennige S, Roberts JM. (2018). Mainstreaming marine biodiversity into the SDGs: the role of Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures (SDG 14.5). Marine Policy 93:251-261. Publication Link.

De Clippele LH, Huvenne VAI, Orejas C, Lundälv T, Fox A, Hennige SJ, Roberts JM. (2018). The effect of the local hydrodynamics on the spatial extent and morphology of cold-water coral habitats at the Tisler Reef, Norway. Coral Reefs 37:253-266. Publication Link.



Hennige SJ, Burdett HL, Perna G, Tudhope AW, Kamenos NA. (2017). The potential for coral reef establishment through free-living stabilisation. Scientific Reports 7: 13322. Publication Link.

Evans L, Hennige SJ, Willoughby N, Adeloye AJ, Skroblin M, Gutierrez T. (2017). Effect of organic carbon enrichment on the treatment efficiency of primary settled wastewater by Chlorella vulgaris. Algal Research 24:368-377. Publication Link.

Paillex A, Castella E, zu Ermgassen P, Gallardo B, Aldridge DC. (2017). Large river floodplain as a natural laboratory: non-native macroinvertebrates benefit from elevated temperatures. Ecosphere 8:e01972. Publication Link.

Spalding M, Burke L, Wood S, Ashpole J, Hutchison J, zu Ermgassen P. (2017). Mapping the global value and distribution of coral reef tourism. Marine Policy 82:104-113. Publication Link.

Murray F, Widdicombe S, McNeill CL. Douglas A. (2017). Assessing the consequences of environmental impacts: variation in species responses has unpredictable functional effects. Marine Ecology Progress Series 583:35-47. Publication Link.

Murray F, Solan M, Douglas A. (2017). Effects of algal enrichment and salinity on sediment particle reworking activity and associated nutrient generation mediated by the intertidal polychaete Hediste diversicolor. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 495: 75-82. Publication Link.

Vad J, Orejas C, Moreno-Navas J, Findlay HS, Roberts JM. (2017). Assessing the living and dead proportions of cold-water coral colonies: implications for deep-water Marine Protected Area monitoring in a changing ocean. PeerJ 5:e3705. Publication Link.

Henry L-A, Harries D, Kingston P, Roberts JM. (2017). Historic scale and persistence of drill cuttings impacts on North Sea benthos. Marine Environmental Research 129:219-228. Publication Link.

De Clippele L, Gafeira J, Robert K, Hennige S, Lavaleye M, Duineveld GCA, Huvenne VAI, Roberts JM. (2017). Using novel acoustic and visual mapping tools to predict the small-scale spatial distribution of live biogenic reef framework in cold-water coral habitats. Coral Reefs 36:255–268. Publication Link.

Henry L-A, Roberts JM. (2017). Global biodiversity in cold-water coral reefs. In: S Rossi, L Bramanti, A Gori, C Orejas (Eds.), Marine Animal Forests (pp. 235-256). Meteor Springer. Publication Link.

Sweetman AK, Thurber AR, Smith CR, Levin LA, Mora C, Wei C-L, Gooday AJ, Jones DOB, Rex M, Yasuhara M, Ingels J, Ruhl HA, Frieder CA, Danovaro R, Würzberg L, Baco A, Grupe B, Pasulkax A, Meyer KS, Dunlop KM, Henry L-A, Roberts JM. (2017). Global climate change effects on deep seafloor ecosystems. Elementa Science of the Anthropocene 5: 4. Publication Link.



Fox A, Henry L-A, Corne DW, Roberts JM. (2016). Sensitivity of a marine protected area network to shifts in atmospheric state and ocean circulation. Royal Society Open Science 3:160494. Publication Link.

Roberts JM, Murray F, Anagnostou E, Hennige S, Gori A, Henry L-A, Fox A, Kamenos N, Foster GL. (2016). Cold-water corals in an era of rapid global change: are these the deep ocean’s most vulnerable ecosystems? In: S Goffredo, Z Dubinsky (Eds.), The Cnidaria, Past, Present and Future (pp. 593-606). Springer. Publication Link.

Henry L-A, Stehmann M, De Clippele L, Findlay H, Golding N, Roberts JM. (2016). Seamount spawning grounds of the deep-water skate Bathyraja richardsoni (Garrick 1961). Journal of Fish Biology 89:1473–1481. Publication Link.

Milligan RJ, Spence G, Roberts JM, Bailey DM. (2016). Fish communities associated with cold-water corals vary with depth and habitat type. Deep-sea Research 114:43-54. Publication Link.

Orejas C, Gori A, Rad-Menéndez C, Last KS, Davies AJ, Beveridge CM, Sadd D, Kiriakoulakis K Witte U, Roberts JM. (2016). Capture efficiency and feeding behaviour of the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa: flow speed and food size make a difference. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 481:34-40. Publication Link.

Robert K, Jones DOB, Roberts JM, Huvenne VAI. (2016). Improving predictive mapping of deep-water habitats: Considering multiple model outputs for Rockall Bank, Northeast Atlantic. Deep-sea Research 113:80-89. Publication Link.

Gori A, Ferrier-Pagès C, Hennige SJ, Murray F, Rottier C, Wicks L, Roberts JM. (2016). Physiological response of the cold-water coral Desmophyllum dianthus to thermal stress and ocean acidification. PeerJ 4:e1606Publication Link.

Martin P, Goodkin NF, Stewart JA, Foster GL, Sikes EL, White HK, Hennige SJ, Roberts JM. (2016). Deep-sea coral δ13C: A tool to reconstruct the difference between seawater pH and δ11B-derived calcification site pH. Geophysical Research Letters 43:299-308. Publication Link.

Douarin M, Elliot M, Noble SR, Moreton SG, Long D, Sinclair D, Henry L-A, Roberts JM. (2016). North Atlantic ecosystem sensitivity to Holocene shifts in Meridional Overturning Circulation. Geophysical Research Letters 43:291-298. Publication Link.

Cordes EE, Jones DO, Schlacher TA, Amon DJ, Bernadino AF, Brooke S, Carney R, DeLeo DM, Dunlop KM, Escobar-Briones EG, Gates AR, Génio L, Gobin J, Henry L-A, Herrera S, Hoyt S, Joye S, Kark S, Mestre NC, Metaxas A, Pfeifer S, Sink K, Sweetman AK, Witte UF. (2016). Environmental impacts of the deep-water oil and gas industry: a review to guide management strategies. Frontiers in Environmental Science 4:58. Publication Link.

Kazanidis G, Witte UFM. (2016). The trophic structure of Spongosorites coralliophaga-coral rubble communities at two northeast Atlantic cold-water coral reefs. Marine Biology Research 12:932-947. Publication Link.

Kazanidis G, Henry L-A, Roberts JM, Witte U. (2016). Biodiversity of Spongosorites coralliophaga (Stephens, 1915) on coral rubble at two contrasting cold-water coral reef settings. Coral Reefs 35:193-208. Publication Link.

Henry L-A, Orejas C, Kazanidis G, Durán Suja L, Witte U, Roberts JM. (2016). Coral cities of the deep: species-habitat associations on the Mingulay Reef Complex.  Ocean Challenge 21:17-19. Publication Link.