Selected Publications of the Reef and Ocean Ecology Laboratory.

  1. Kingsford, MJ, S Becken, C Bordehore, VL Fuentes, KA Pitt; and AA Yangihara (2018) Empowering stakeholders to manage stinging jellyfishes: a perspective. Coastal Management 46(1) 1-18, DOI: 10.1080/08920753.2018.1405326
  2. Kingsford M.J., M.D. O’Callaghan, L. Liggins & G. Gerlach (2017) The short-lived neon damselfish (Pomacentrus coelestis): implications for population dynamics. J. Fish. Biol. doi:10.1111/jfb.13288
  3. Sih,TL, M.Cappo, Kingsford, MJ (2017) Deep-reef fish assemblages of the Great Barrier Reef shelf-break (Australia). Sci. Reports. 7: 10886 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-11452-1
  4. Schlaefer J, Wollanski, E, Kingsford MJ (2017) manuscript ‘Swimming behaviour can maintain localised jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri, Cubozoa) populations.
  5. Bottesch, M G. Gerlach, M.Halbach, A. Bally, M. J. Kingsford & H. Mouritsen (2016) Magnetic compass orientation helps coral reef fish larvae return to their natal reef. Current Biology R1247–R1271, December 19, 2016 R1267
  6. Mooney, C.J., Kingsford, M.J. (2016) Statolith morphometrics can discriminate among taxa of cubozoan jellyfishes. PLoS One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155719, 1-16
  7. Mooney, C.J., Kingsford, MJ (2016) The influence of salinity on box jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri, Cubozoa) statolith elemental chemistry Marine Biology. Marine Biology, 163(5), 1-13
  8. Sih, TL and Kingsford MJ  (2016) Near-reef elemental signals in the otoliths of settling Pomacentrus amboinensis (Pomacentridae) Coral Reefs 35(1): 303-315
  9. Boaden, A.E.,Kingsford MJ (2015) Predators drive community structure in coral reef fish assemblages Ecosphere 6(4):46.
  10. Templeman, S. Kingsford MJ (2015) Predicting aqueous copper and zinc accumulation in the Upside-down jellyfish, Cassiopea maremetens through the use of biokinetic models. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187: 416 DOI 10.1007/s10661-015-4657-5
  11. Critchell, K., Grech, A., Schlaefer, J., Andutta, F. P., Lambrechts, J., Wolanski, E., & Hamann, M. (2015). Modelling the fate of marine debris along a complex shoreline: Lessons from the Great Barrier Reef. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 167, 414-426
  12. Kingsford MJ,  Finn, M.D., O’Callaghan, M.D.,, Atema, J., Gerlach, G. (2014). Planktonic Larval Duration, Age and growth of Ostorhinchus doederleini (Pisces: Apogonidae) on the Southern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Mar. Biol. 161: 245-259. DOI 10.11007/500227-01302331-4
  13. Wolanski E, Kingsford MJ (2014) Oceanographic and behavioural assumptions in models of the fate of coral and coral reef fish larvae. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 11: 1-12
  14. Mouritsen, H., Atema, J., Kingsford, MJ, Gerlach, G. (2013). Sun Compass Orientation Helps Coral Reef Fish Larvae Return to their Natal Reef. PLoS One 8(6) 1-9
  15. Boaden, A.E., Kingsford, MJ (2013). Distributions and Habitat Associations of the Bridled Monocle Bream (Scolopsis bilineatus: Nemipteridae): A Demographic Approach. J. Fish Biol.83: 618-641
  16. Leahy, S.M., Kingsford, MJ, Steinberg, C.R. (2013). Do clouds save the Great Barrier Reef? Satellite imagery elucidates the cloud-SST relationship at the local scale PLoS One 8(7): e70400, 1-12; DOI 10.1371
  17. Curley, B.G., Glasby, T.M., Curley, A.J., Creese, R.G., Kingsford, MJ (2013). Enhanced numbers of two temperate reef fishes in a small, partial-take Marine Protected Area related to spearfisher exclusion Biological Conservation 167: 435-445
  18. Walther, B.D., Kingsford, MJ, McCulloch, M.T. (2013). Environmental records from Great Barrier Reef corals: Inshore versus offshore drivers PLoS One 8(10): e77091. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0077091
  19. Andutta, F.P., Kingsford, M.J., Wolanski, E. (2012). Sticky water enables the retention of larvae in a reef mosaic. Est. Coastal Shelf Science. 101: 54-63
  20. Kingsford, M J ,  F. J. A. Smith, M . J. Flood (2011)  Growth and pelagic larval duration (PLD) of presettlement and newly settled neon damselfish, Pomacentrus coelestis, at multiple spatial scales Coral Reefs 30(1): 203-214Walther, B, Kingsford, M.J. McCulloch, M, O’Callaghan (2010) Interactive effects of ontogeny, food ration and temperature on elemental incorporation in otoliths of a coral reef fish. Environ. Biol. Fish. 89: 441-451.
  21. Kingsford, MJ , I J. Carlson (2010) Patterns of distribution and movement of fishes Ophalmolepis lineolatus and Hypoplectrodes maccolllochi, on temperate rocky reefs of south eastern Australia  Environ. Biol. Fish. 88(2) 105-118.
  22. O’Shea, O.R., M.J. Kingsford and Jamie Seymour  (2010) Tide-related periodicity of manta rays and sharks to cleaning stations on coral reefs Mar FW Res. 61: 65-73.
  23. Templeman, M, A., Kingsford, M.J. (2010). Trace element accumulation in Cassipoea sp. (scyphozoa) from urban marine environments in Australia. Marine Environmental Research 69:63-72.
  24. Brierley, A.S., Kingsford, M.J. (2009). Impacts of climate change on marine organisms and ecosystems. Current Biology 19:602-614.
  25. Kingsford, M.J., Hughes, J.M., Patterson, H.M., (2009). Otolith chemistry of the non-dispersing reef fish Acanthochromis polyacanthus: cross-shelf patterns from the central Great Barrier Reef. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. Vol. 377: 279–288.
  26. Munday, P.L., Leis, J.M., Lough, J.M., Paris, C.B., Kingsford, M.J., Berumen, M.L, Lambrechts, J. (2009). Climate change and coral reef connectivity. Coral Reefs 28: 379-395.
  27. Ettinger Epstein, P., Kingsford, M.J., (2008). Interrelationships between habitat and the abundance and movement of Turbo torquatus Austral Ecology 33: 594-606.
  28. Burgess, S.C., Kingsford, M.J., and Black, K.P., (2007). Influence of tidal eddies and wind on the distribution of presettlement fishes around One Tree Island, Great Barrier Reef. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Series.  341: 233-242.
  29. Pitt, K.A., Kingsford, M.J., Rissik, D., Koop, K., (2007). The influence of pulses of nutrients on planktonic assemblages in the presence and absence of large predatory jellyfish. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser.  35: 1-13  (selected as Special Feature Article for December 2007.
  30. Atema, J., Kingsford, M.J., Gerlach, G., (2002). Larval reef fish could use odour for detection retention and orientation to reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series 241:151-160.
  31. Kingsford, M.J., Leis, J., Shanks, A., Lindeman, K., Morgan, S., Pineda, J., (2002). Sensory environments, larval abilities and local self-recruitment. Bull. Mar. Sci. Suppl. 70:309-340.

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