Publications 2009

Lizard Island Research Station publications 2009.

Affeld, S., S. Kehraus, H. Waegele and G.M. Koenig, 2009. Dietary derived sesquiterpenes from Phyllodesmium lizardensis. Journal of Natural Products, 72: 298-300.

Ball, A.D., K.J. Purdy, E.A. Glover and J.D. Taylor, 2009. Ctenidial structure and three bacterial symbiont morphotypes in Anodontia (Euanodontia) ovum (Reeve, 1850) from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia (Bivalvia: Lucinidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies, 75: 175-185.

Barneche, D.R., S.R. Floeter, D.M. Ceccarelli, D.M.B. Fresnel, D.F. Dinslaken, H.F.S. Mario and C.E.L. Ferreira, 2009. Feeding macroecology of territorial damselfishes (Perciformes: Pomacentridae). Marine Biology, 156: 289-299.

Barton, D.P., C. Beaufrere, J.-L. Justine and I.D. Whittington, 2009. Polyopisthocotylean monogeneans from carangid fishes off Queensland, Australia and New Caledonia, with a description of Heteromicrocotyloides megaspinosus. Acta Parasitlogica, 54: 205-217.

Bellwood, D.R., S. Klanten, P.F. Cowman, M.S. Pratchett, N. Konow and L. van Herwerden, 2009. Evolutionary history of the butterflyfishes (f: Chaetodontidae) and the rise of coral feeding fishes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, doi 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2009.01904.x.

Blazewicz-Paszkowycz, M. and K. Zemko, 2009. A new species of Metatanais Shiino, 1952 (Crustacea, Tanaidacea, Paratanaoidea) from Australian coral reefs, with a redefinition of the genus. ZooKeys, 18: 129-141.

Bleidorn, C. N. Hill, C. Erseus and R. Tiedeman, 2009. On the role of character loss in orbiniid phylogeny (Annelida): molecules vs. morphology. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52: 57-69.

Bott, N.J. and T.H. Cribb, 2009. Prosorhynchine trematodes (Digenea: Bucephalidae) from epinephelines (Perciformes: Serranidae) on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Systematic Parasitology, 72: 57-69.

Bray, R., A. Waeschenbach, T.H. Cribb, G.D. Weedall, P. Dyal and D.T.J. Littlewood, 2009. The phylogeny of the Lepocreadioidea (Platyhelminthes, Digenea) inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial genes: implications for their systematics and evolution. Acta Parasitologica, 54: 310-329.

Bray, R.A., T.H. Cribb and J.-L. Justine, 2009. New observations on the genus Hypocreadium Ozaki (Digenea: Lepocreadiidae) in the Indo-West Pacific region, including the description of one new species. Zootaxa, 2110: 22-40.

Bruce, N.L., 2009. A new species of Joeropsis Koehler, 1885 (Isopoda, Asellota, Joeropsidae) from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Crustaceana, 82: 803-813.

Bruce, N.L., 2009. A new genus and new species of Sphaeromatidae (Crustacea: Isopoda) from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Memoirs of Museum Victoria, 66: 35-42.

Capa, M. and A. Murray, 2009. Review of the genus Megalomma (Polychaeta: Sabellidae) in Australia with description of three new species, new records and notes on certain features with phylogenetic implications. Records of the Australian Museum, 61: 201-224.

Cheney, K.L. and N.J. Marshall, 2009. Mimicry in coral reef fish: how accurate is this deception in terms of color and luminance? Behavioral Ecology, 20: 459-477.

Cheney, K.L., A.S. Grutter, S.P. Blomberg and N.J. Marshall, 2009. Blue and yellow signal cleaning behaviour in coral reef fishes. Current Biology, 19: 1283-1287.

Cheney, K.L., C. Skogh, N.S. Hart and N.J. Marshall, 2009. Mimicry, colour forms and spectral sensitivity of the bluestriped fangblenny, Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 276: 1565-1573.

Cheroske, A.G., T,W. Cronin, M.F. Durham and R.L. Caldwell, 2009. Adaptive signaling behavior in stomatopods under varying light conditions. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 42: 219-232.

Clague, G.E., 2009. The long-term effects of cleaner fish presence on ectoparasites, condition and growth of coral reef fish. Honours thesis, University of Queensland.

Coetzee, M.L., N.J. Smit, A.S. Grutter and A.J. Davies, 2009. Gnathia trimaculata n. sp. (Crustacea: Isopoda: Gnathiidae), an ectoparasite found parasitising requiem sharks from off Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Systematic Parasitology, 72: 97-112.

Coker, D.J., M.S. Practhett and P.L. Munday, 2009. Coral bleaching and habitat degradation increase susceptibility to predation for coral-dwelling fishes. Behavioral Ecology, doi: 10.1093/beheco/arp113

Coker, D.J., M.S. Pratchett and P.L. Munday, 2009. Does body colouration influence predation risk of coral-dwelling reef fish in bleached landscapes? Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, July 2008: 1281-1285.

Cole, A.J., K.M. Chong-Seng, M.S. Pratchett and G.P. Jones, 2009. Coral-feeding fishes slow progression of black-band disease. Coral Reefs, doi 10.1007/s00338-009-0519-3.

Cole, K.S., 2009. Modifications of the reproductive complex and implications for the reproductive biology of Gobiodon oculolineatus (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes, 84: 261-273.

Cooper, W.J., L.L. Smith and M.W. Westneat, 2009. Exploring the radiation of a diverse reef fish family: Phylogenetics of the damselfishes (Pomacentridae), with new classifications based on molecular analyses of all genera. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52: 1-16.

Cooper, W.J. and M.W. Westneat, 2009. Form and function of damselfish skulls: rapid and repeated evolution into a limited number of trophic niches. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9: 24 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-24.

Cumming, R.L., 2009. Case study: impact of Drupella spp. on reef-building corals of the Great Barrier Reef. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Research Publication 97.

Davies, A.J., L. Curtis, A.S. Grutter and N.J. Smit, 2009. Suspected viral erythrocytic necrosis (VEN) in a juvenile blackbar triggerfish, Rhinecanthus aculeatus, from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine Biodiversity Records, 2: e149.

De Wit, P., E. Rota and C. Erseus, 2009. Grania (Annelida: Clitellata: Enchytraeidae) of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, including four new species and a re-description of Grania trichaeta Jamieson, 1977. Zootaxa, 2165: 16-38.

Eckes, M., 2009. The ecological function of fish mucus. PhD thesis, University of Queensland.

Ferreira, M.L., N.J. Smit, A.S. Grutter and A.J. Davies, 2009. A new species of gnathiid (Crustacea: Isopoda) parasitizing teleosts from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Journal of Parasitology, 95: 1066-1075.

Fogelman, R.M., A.M. Kuris and A.S. Grutter, 2009. Parasitic castration of a vertebrate: effect of the cymothoid isopod, Anilocra apogonae, on the five-lined cardinalfish, Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus. International Journal for Parsitology, 39: 577-583.

Fox, R.J., T.L. Sunderland, A.S. Hoey and D.R. Bellwood, 2009. Estimating ecosystem function: contrasting roles of closely related herbivorous rabbitfishes (Siganidae) on coral reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 385: 261-260.

Gagliano, M., W.C. Dunlap, R. de Nys and M. Depczynski, 2009. Ockham's razor gone blunt: coenzymeQ adaptation and redox balance in tropical reef fishes. Biology Letters, 5: 360-363.

Gagliano, M. and M.I. McCormick, 2009. Hormonally mediated maternal effects shape offspring survival potential in stressful environments. Oecologia, 160: 657-665.

Goatley, C.H.R. and D.R. Bellwood, 2009. Morphological structure in a reef fish assemblage. Coral Reefs, doi 10.1007/s00338-009-0477-9

Gonzalez-Cabello, A. and D.R. Bellwood, 2009. Local ecological impacts of regional biodiversity on reef fish assemblages. Journal of Biogeography, 36: 1129-1137.

Gruber, D.F., R. DeSalle, E.K. Lienau, D. Tchernov, V.A. Pieribone and H.-T. Kao, 2009. Novel internal regions of fluorescent proteins undergo divergent evolutionary patterns. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 26: 2841-2848.

Grutter, A.S., T.H. Cribb, H. McCallum, J.L. Pickering and M.I. McCormick, 2009. Effects of parasites on larval and juvenile stages of the coral reef fish Pomacentrus moluccensis. Coral Reefs, 29: 31-40.

Guerra-Garcia, J.M. and J.M. Tierno de Figueroa, 2009. What do caprellids (Crustacea: Amphipoda) feed on? Marine Biology, 156: 1881-1890.

Gunter, N.L. and R.D. Adlard, 2009. Seven new species of Ceratomyxa Thelohan, 1892 (Myxozoa) from the gall-bladders of serranid fishes from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Systematic Parasitology, 73: 1-11.

Gunter, N.L., C.M. Whipps and R.D. Adlard, 2009. Ceratomyxa (Myxozoa: Bivalvulida): robust taxon or genus of convenience? International Journal for Parasitology, 39: 1395-1405.

Haendler, K., Y.P. Grzymbowski, P.J. Krug and H. Waegele, 2009. Functional chloroplasts in metazoan cells - a unique evolutionary strategy in animal life. Frontiers in Zoology, 6: 28 (18 pages).

Heenan, A., S.D. Simpson and V.A. Braithwaite, 2009. Testing the generality of acoustic cue use at settlement in larval coral reef fish. Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, July 2008: 554-558.

Heenan, A., S.D. Simpson, M.G. Meekan, S.D. Healy and V.A. Braithwaite, 2009. Restoring depleted coral-reef fish populations through recruitment enhancement: a proof of concept. Journal of Fish Biology, 75: 1857-1867.

Herler, J, S. Koblmueller and C. Sturmbauer, 2009. Phylogenetic relationships of coral-associated gobies (Teleostei, Gobiidae) from the Red Sea based on mitochondrial DNA data. Marine Biology, 156: 725-739.

Hoey, A.S. and D.R. Bellwood, 2009. Limited functional redundancy in a high diversity system: single species dominates key ecological process on coral reefs. Ecosystems, doi: 10.1007/s10021-009-9291-z

Hoey, A.S. and D.R. Bellwood, 2009. Among-habitat variation in herbivory on Sargassum spp. on a mid-shelf reef in the northern Great Barrier Reef. Marine Biology, doi 10.1007/s00227-009-1309-8

Holmes, T.H. and M.I. McCormick, 2009. Influence of prey body characteristics and performance on predator selection. Oecologia, 159: 401-413.

Hyams-Kaphzan, O. and J.J. Lee, 2009. Cytological examination and location of symbionts in "living sands" - Baculogypsina. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 38: 298-304.

Jones, G.P., G.R. Almany, G.R. Russ, P.F. Sale, R.S. Steneck, M.J.H van Oppen and B.L. Willis, 2009. Larval retention and connectivity among populations of corals and reef fishes: history, advances and challenges. Coral Reefs, 28: 307-325.

Kennedy, K., C. Paxman, A. Dunn, J. O‘Brien and J. Mueller, 2009. Monitoring of organic chemicals in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and selected tributaries using time integrated monitoring tools (2008-2009). Draft report by Entox, National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology.

Komyakova, V., 2009. Habitat characteristics as determinants of the local diversity and structure of coral reef fish communities. Masters (Research) thesis, James Cook University.

Kroon, F.J., P.L. Munday and D.A. Westcott, 2009. Equivalent whole-body concentrations of 11-ketotestosterone in female and male goby Gobiodon erythrospilus, a bidirectional sex-changing fish. Journal of Fish Biology, 75: 685-692.

Lanterbecq, D., G.W. Rouse and I. Eeckhaut, 2009. Evidence for cospeciation events in the host-symbiont system involving crinoids (Echinodermata) and their obligate associates, the myzostomids (Myzostomida, Annelida). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2009.08.11.

Lowry, J.K and A.A. Myers, 2009. Benthic Amphipoda (Crustacea: Pericarida) of the Great Barrier Reef. Zootaxa, 2260 (Special Issue), 930 pp.

McCormick, M.I., 2009. Indirect effects of heterospecific interactions on progeny size through maternal stress. Oikos, 118: 744-752.

McCormick, M.I., 2009. Behaviourally mediated phenotypic selection in a disturbed coral reef environment. PLoS One, 4: e7096. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007096.

McCormick, M.I. and M. & Gagliano, 2009. Carry-over effects - the importance of a good start. Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, July 2008: 305-310.

Miller, T.L. and T.H. Cribb, 2009. Gynichthys diakidnus n. g., n. sp. (Digenea: Cryptogonimidae) from the grunt Plectorhinchus gibbosus (Lacepede, 1802) (Perciformes: Haemulidae) off the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Systematic Parasitology, 74: 103-112.

Miller, T.L., A.J. Downie and T.H. Cribb, 2009. Morphological disparity despite genetic similarity; new species of Lobosorchis Miller & Cribb, 2005 (Digenea: Cryptogonimidae) from the Great Barrier Reef and the Maldives. Zootaxa, 1992: 37-52.

Munday, P.L., C.A. Ryen, M.I. McCormick and S.P.W. Walker, 2009. Growth acceleration, behaviour and otolith check marks associated with sex change in the wrasse Halichoeres miniatus. Coral Reefs, 28: 623-634.

Munday, P.L., J.M. Leis, J.M. Lough, C.B. Paris, M.J. Kingsford, M.L. Berumen and J. Lambrechts, 2009. Climate change and coral reef connectivity. Coral Reefs, 28: 379-395.

Munday, P.L., N.E. Crawley and G.E. Nilsson, 2009. Interacting effects of elevated temperature and ocean acidification on the aerobic performance of coral reef fishes. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 388: 235-242.

Nagel, L., 2009. The role of vision in host-finding behaviour of the ectoparasite Gnathia falcipenis (Crustacea; Isopoda). Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 42: 31-42.

Nilsson, G.E., N. Crawley, I.G. Lunde and P.L. Munday, 2009. Elevated temperature reduces the respiratory scope of coral reef fishes. Global Change Biology, 15: 1405-1412.

Owen, C.L., C.G. Messing, G.W. Rouse and M.S. Shivji, 2009. Using a combined approach to explain the morphological and ecological diversity in Phanogenia gracilis Hartlaub, 1893 (Echinodermata: Crinoidea) sensu lato: two species or intraspecific variation? Marine Biology, 156: 1517-1529.

Page, C.A., 2009. Ecology and biology of coral disease on the Great Barrier Reef. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

Poore, G.C.B., 2009. Leipanthura casuarina, a new genus and species of anthurid isopod from Australian coral reefs with out a "five-petalled" tail. ZooKeys, 18:171-180.

Pratchett, M.S., S.K. Wilson, N.A.J. Graham, P.L. Munday, G.P. Jones and N.V.C. Polunin, 2009. Coral bleaching and consequences for motile reef organisms: past, present and uncertain future effects. Chapter 9 in "Coral Bleaching", M.J.H. van Oppen and J.M. Lough (eds.), Ecological Studies 205: 139-158.

Siebeck, U.E., L. Litherland and G.M. Wallis, 2009. Shape learning and discrimination in reef fish. Journal of Experimental Biology, 212: 2113-2119.

Souter, D., 2009. Pesticide monitoring of the inshore Great Barrier Reef by the Reef Water Quality Monitoring Program, 18 August 2009. Data available at: <>.

Sprenger, D., R. Lange, N.K. Michiels and N. Anthes, 2009. The role of body size in early mating behavior in a simultaneous hermaphrodite, Chelidonura sandrana. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 63: 953-958.

Staples, D.A., 2009. A new species of Rhopalorhynchus (Pycnogonida: Colossendeidae) from Lizard Island, North Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa, 2051: 62-68.

Sussman, M., 2009. Coral diesase pathogens of the Indo-Pacific Ocean. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

Talbot, M.S., 2009. A survey of Mysida from the Lizard Island area, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, subfamily Siriellinae (Crustacea, Mysida, Mysidae). Zootaxa, 2114: 1-49.

Vail, A.L., 2009. Risk assessment by settlement-stage reef fish and non-lethal effects of predators. Honours thesis, James Cook University.

Vinn, O., 2009. The ultrastructure of calcareous cirratulid (Polychaeta, Annelida) tubes. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences, 58: 153-156.

Waldie, P.A., 2009. Direct and indirect effects of the cleaner wrasse Labroides dimidiatus on coral reef communities. Honours thesis, University of Queensland.

Walker, S.P.W., 2009. Phenotypic plasticity across natural- and sexual-selection gradients in a reef fish. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

Walker, S.P.W. and M.I. McCormick, 2009. Sexual selection explains sex-specific growth plasticity and positive allometry for sexual size dimorphism in a reef fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 276: 3335-3343.

Walker, S.P.W. and M.I. McCormick, 2009. Fish ears are sensitive to sex change. Biology Letters, 5: 73-76.

Ward, R.J., K.D. Clements, J.H. Choat and E.R. Angert, 2009. Cytology of terminally differentiated Epulopiscium mother cells. DNA and Cell Biology, 28: 57-64.

Wismer, S., A.S. Hoey and D.R. Bellwood, 2009. Cross-shelf benthic community structure on the Great Barrier Reef: relationships between macroalgal cover and herbivore biomass. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 376: 45-54.


Dr Anne Hoggett , Director, Lizard Island Research Station
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