Publications 2013

Lizard Island Research Station publications 2013

Allan, B.J.M., P. Domenici, M.I. McCormick, S.-A. Watson and P.L. Munday, 2013. Elevated CO2 affects predator-prey interactions through altered performance. PLOS One, 8(3): e58520. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.058520.

Anthes, N., J. Werminghausen and R. Lange, 2013. Large donors transfer more sperm, but depletion is faster in a promiscuous hermaphrodite. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, doi: 10.1007/s00265-013-1662-y.

Beckmann, C. and P.A. Biro, 2013. On the validity of a single (boldness) assay in personality research. Ethology,119: 937-947.

Binning, S.A., D.G. Roche and C.J. Fulton, 2013. Localised intraspecific variation in the swimming phenotype of a coral reef fish across different wave exposures. Oecologia, doi: 10.1007/s00442-013-2794-5.

Blowes, S.A., M.S. Pratchett and S.R. Connolly, 2013. Heterospecific aggression and dominance in a guild of coral-feeding fishes: the roles of dietary ecology and phylogeny. The American Naturalist, 182: 157-168.

Borsa, P., I.S. Arlyza, W.-J. Chen, J.-D. Durand, M.G. Meekan and K.N. Shen, 2013. Resurrection of New Caledonian maskray Neotrygon trigonoides (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae) from synonymy with N. kuhlii, based on cytochrome-oxidase I gene sequences and spotting patterns. Comptes Rendus Biologies, 336: 221-232.

Bott, N.J., T.L. Miller and T.H. Cribb, 2013. Bucephalidae (Platyhelminthes: Digenea) of Plectropomus (Serranidae: Epinephelinae) in the tropical Pacific. Parasitology Research, 112: 2561-2584.

Bradbury, D., 2013. Inter- and intra-specific variation in bleaching susceptibility among scleractinian corals. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

Brandl, S.J. and D.R. Bellwood, 2013. Morphology, sociality, and ecology: can morphology predict pairing behavior in coral reef fishes? Coral Reefs, 32: 835-846.

Brandl, S.J., A.S. Hoey and D.R. Bellwood, 2013. Micro-topography mediates interactions between corals, algae, and herbivorous fishes on coral reefs. Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-013-1110-5.

Brooker, R.M., 2013. Habitat preferences of a corallivorous reef fish: predation risk versus food quality. Coral Reefs, 32: 613-622.

Brooker, R.M., G.P. Jones and P.L. Munday, 2013. Within-colony feeding selectivity by a corallivorous reef fish: foraging to maximize reward? Ecology and Evolution, 3(12): 4109-4118.

Bryant, L.M., 2013. Cryptic diversity and evolutionary relationships among Australian closed-forest Melomys (Rodentia: Muridae) and related Australo-Papuan mosaic-tailed rats. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Camacho-García, Y.E., E. Ornelas-Gatdula, T.M. Gosliner and Á. Valdés, 2013. Phylogeny of the family Aglajidae (Pilsbry, 1895) (Heterobranchia: Cephalaspidea) inferred from mtDNA and nDNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution,

Ceccarelli, D.M., M.J. Emslie and A.R. Lewis, 2013. Farming versatility by Pomacentrus wardi. Marine and Freshwater Research, 64: 558-561.

Cheney, K.L., C. Newport, E.C. McClure and N..J. Marshall, 2013. Colour vision and response bias in a coral reef fish. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216: 2967-2973.

Chivers, D.P., D.L. Dixson, J.R. White, M.I. McCormick and M.C.O. Ferrari, 2013. Degradation of chemical alarm cues and assessment of risk throughout the day. Ecology and Evolution, 3(11): 3925-3934.

Chivers, D.P., M.I. McCormick, G.E. Nilsson, P.L. Munday, S.-A. Watson, M.G. Meekan, M.D. Mitchell, K.C. Corkill and M.O. Ferrari, 2013. Impaired learning of predators and lower prey survival under elevated CO2: a consequence of neurotransmitter interference. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.12291.

Cisternas, P., T.D. O'Hara and M. Byrne, 2013. An ornate fertilisation envelope is characteristic of some Ophiocoma species. Echinoderms in a Changing World, Johnson (ed.), Taylor & Francis Group, London, pp. 229-231.

Couturier, C.S., J.A.W. Stecyk, J.L. Rummer, P.L. Munday and G.E. Nilsson, 2013. Species-specific effects of near-future CO2 on the respiratory performance of two tropical prey fish and their predator. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A, 166: 482-489.

Crawley, N.E., 2013. The global impacts of climate change on fish. PhD thesis, Brunel University.

Curtis, L.M., A.S. Grutter, N.J. Smit and A.J. Davies, 2013. Gnathia aureamaculosa, a likely definitive host of Hemogregarina balistapi and potential vector for Hemogregarina bigemina between fishes of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. International Journal for Parasitology,

Cutmore, S.C., T.L. Miller, S.S. Curran, M.B. Bennett and T.H. Cribb, 2013. Phylogenetic relationships of the Gorgoderidae (Platyhelminthes: Trematoda), including the proposal of a new subfamily (Degeneriinae n. subfam.). Parasitology Research, 112:3063–3074.

Diaz, P.E., R.A. Bray and T.H. Cribb, 2013. Paradiscogaster flindersi and P. oxleyi n. sp. (Digenea: Faustulidae): overlapping host and geographical distributions in corallivore chaetodontid fishes in the tropical Indo-west Pacific. Systematic Parasitology, 86: 87-99.

Duchene D., S.O. Klanten, P.L. Munday, J. Herler and L. van Herwerden, 2013. Phylogenetic evidence for recent diversification of obligate coral-dwelling gobies compared with their host corals. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 69: 123-132.

Feller, K.D., T.W. Cronin, S.T. Ahyong and M.L. Porter, 2013. Morphological and molecular description of the late-stage larvae of Alima Leach, 1817 (Crustacea: Stomatopoda) from Lizard Island, Australia. Zootaxa, 3722 (1): 22-32.

Fulton, C.J., J.L. Johansen and J.F. Steffensen, 2013. Energetic extremes in aquatic locomotion by coral reef fishes. PLoS ONE 8(1): e54033. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054033.

Fulton, C.J., S.A. Binning, P.C. Wainwright and D.R. Bellwood, 2013. Wave-induced abiotic stress shapes phenotypic diversity in a coral reef fish across a geographical cline. Coral Reefs 32: 685-689.

Gagliano, M. and M. Depczynski, 2013. Spot the difference: mimicry in a coral reef fish. PLoS ONE 8(2): e55938. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055938.

Gingins, S., J. Werminghausen, R.A. Johnstone, A.S. Grutter and R. Bshary, 2013. Power and temptation cause shifts between exploitation and cooperation in a cleaner wrasse mutualism. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 280: 20130553.

Goatley, C.H.R., 2013. The ecological role of sediments on coral reefs. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

Goatley, C.H.R. and D.R. Bellwood, 2013. Ecological consequences of sediment on high-energy coral reefs. PLoS ONE 8(10): e77737. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0077737.

Hamylton, S.M., A. Pescud, J.X. Leon and D.P. Callaghan, 2013. A geospatial assessment of the relationship between reef flat community calcium carbonate production and wave energy. Coral Reefs, 32: 1025-1039.

Heiniger, H. and R.D. Adlard, 2013. Molecular identification of cryptic species of Ceratomyxa Thélohan, 1892 (Myxosporea: Bivalvulida) including the description of eight novel species from apogonid fishes (Perciformes: Apogonidae) from Australian waters. Acta Parasitologica, 58(3): 342-360.

Hibino, Y., P.A. Todd, S. Yang, Y. Benayahu and J.D. Reimer, 2013. Molecular and morphological evidence for conspecificity of two common Indo-Pacific species of Palythoa (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Hydrobiologia, doi: 10.1007/s10750-013-1587-5.

Hodge, J.R., C.I. Read, D.R. Bellwood and L. van Herwrden, 2013. Evolution of sympatric species: a case study of the coral reef fish genus Pomacanthus (Pomacanthidae). Journal of Biogeography, 40: 1676-1687.

Hoey, A.S., S.J. Brandl and D.R. Bellwood, 2013. Diet and cross-shelf distribution of rabbitfishes (f. Siganidae) on the northern Great Barrier Reef: implications for ecosystem function. Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-013-1043-z.

Holcomb, M., A.L. Cohen and D.C. McCorkle, 2013. An evaluation of staining techniques for marking daily growth in scleractinian corals. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 440: 126-131.

Horne, J.B. and L. van Herwerden, 2013. Long-term panmixia in a cosmopolitan Indo-Pacific coral reef fish and a nebulous genetic boundary with its broadly sympatric sister species. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, doi: 10.1111/jeb.12092.

Huelsken, T., J. Keyse, L. S. Penny, E.A. Treml and C. Rignios, 2013. A novel widespread cryptic species and phylogeographic patterns within several giant clam species (Cardiidae: Tridacna) from the Indo-Pacific Ocean. PLoS ONE, 8(11): e80858, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080858.

Jeans, J., D.A. Campbell, M.O. Hoogenboom, 2013. Increased reliance upon photosystem II repair following acclimation to high-light by coral-dinoflagellate symbioses. Photosynthesis Research, 118: 219-229.

Johansen, J.L. and G.P. Jones, 2013. Sediment-induced turbidity impairs foraging performance and prey choice of planktivorous coral reef fishes. Ecological Applications, 23(6): 1504-1517.

Karlinska-Batres, K. and G. Woerheide, 2013. Phylogenetic diversity and community structure of the symbionts associated with the coralline sponge Astrosclera willeyana of the Great Barrier Reef. Microbial Ecology, 65: 740-752.

Keshavmurthy, S., S.-Y. Yang, A. Alamaru, Y.-Y. Chuang, M. Pichon, D. Obura, S. Fontana, S. De Palmas, F. Stefani, F. Benzon and many others, 2013. DNA barcoding reveals the coral ‘‘laboratory-rat’’, Stylophora pistillata encompasses multiple identities. Nature Scientific Reports, 3: 1520; doi:10.1038/srep01520.

Kim, S.W., A.M. Kerr and G. Paulay, 2013. Colour, confusion, and crossing: resolution of species problems in Bohadschia (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 168: 81-97.

Komyakova, V., P.L. Munday and G.P. Jones, 2013. Relative importance of coral cover, habitat complexity and diversity in determining the structure of reef fish communities. PLoS ONE 8(12): e83178. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083178.

Lange, R., J. Werminghausen and N. Anthes, 2013. Does traumatic secretion transfer manipulate mating roles or reproductive output in a hermaphroditic sea slug? Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 67: 1239-1247.

Lentfer, C.J., M.W. Felgate, R.A. Mills and J. Specht, 2013. Human history and palaeoenvironmental change at Site 17, Freshwater Beach, Lizard Island, Northeast Queensland, Australia. Queensland Archaeological Research, 16: 141-164.

Leon, J.-X., S.R. Phinn, S. Hamylton and M.I. Saunders, 2013. Filling the 'white ribbon' - a multisource seamless digital elevation model for Lizard Island, northern Great Barrier Reef. International Journal of Remote Sensing, doi: 10.1080/01431161.2013.800659.

Llewelyn, J., L. Schwarzkopf, B.L. Phillips and R. Shine, 2013. After the crash: How do predators adjust following the invasion of a novel toxic prey type? Austral Ecology, doi:10.1111/aec.12058.

Lonnstedt, O.M. and M.I. McCormick, 2013. Ultimate predators: lionfish have evolved to circumvent prey risk assessment abilities. PLoS ONE 8(10): e75781, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075781.

Lonnstedt, O.M., M.I. McCormick and D.P. Chivers, 2013. Predator-induced changes in the growth of eyes and false eyespots. Nature Scientific Reports, 3: 2259, doi: 10.1038/srep02259.

Lonnstedt, O.M., P.L. Munday, M.I. McCormick, M.C.O. Ferrari and D.P. Chivers, 2013. Ocean acidification and responses to predators: can sensory redundancy reduce the apparent impacts of elevated CO2 on fish? Ecology and Evolution, 3(10): 3565-3575.

Manassa, R.P., M.I. McCormick and D.P. Chivers, 2013. Socially acquired predator recognition in complex ecosystems. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 67: 1033-1040.

McCormick, M.I. and O.M. Lonnstedt, 2013. Degrading habitats and the effect of topographic complexity on risk assessment. Ecology and Evolution, 3(12): 4221-4229.

McCormick, M.I., S.-A. Watson and P.L. Munday, 2013. Ocean acidification reverses competition for space as habitats degrade. Nature Scientific Reports, 3: 3280 (1-6).

Mendenhall, K. and B. Jensen, 2013. Coral competition in the Great Barrier Reef: the competitive nature of coral families, morphologies and sizes in reef flat areas around Lizard Island, Australia. University of Texas at Austin Undergraduate Research Journal, 12: 55-69.

Messmer, V., M.S. Pratchett and T.D. Clark, 2013. Capacity for regeneration in Crown of Thorns Starfish, Acanthaster planci. Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-013-1017-1.

Miller, T.L. and R.D. Adlard, 2013. Unicapsula species (Myxosporea: Trilosporidae) of Australian marine fishes, including the description of Unicapsula andersenae n. sp. in five teleost families off Queensland, Australia. Parasitology Research, 112: 2945-2957.

Miller, T.L. and T.H. Cribb, 2013. Dramatic phenotypic plasticity within species of Siphomutabilus n. g. (Digenea: Cryptogonimidae) from Indo-Pacific caesionines (Perciformes: Lutjanidae). Systematic Parasitology, 86: 101-112.

Miquel, J. and Z. Swiderski, 2013. Spermatological characteristics of the Trypanorhyncha inferred from new ultrastructural data on species of Tentaculariidae, Eutetrarhynchidae, and Progrillotiidae. Comptes Rendues Biologies, 336: 65-72.

Mitchell, M.D., M.I. McCormick, D.P. Chivers and M.C.O. Ferrari, 2013. Generalization of learned predator recognition in coral reef ecosystems: how cautious are damselfish? Functional Ecology, doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12043.

Momigliano, P. and S. Uthicke, 2013. Symbiosis in a giant protist (Marginopora vertebralis, Soritinae): flexibility in symbiotic partner ships along a natural temperature gradient. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 491: 33-46.

Nash, K.L., N.A.J. Graham and D.R. Bellwood, 2013. Fish foraging patterns, vulnerability to fishing, and implications for the management of ecosystem function across scales. Ecological Applications, 23(7): 1632-1644.

Paley, A.S., D. Abrego, J. Haapkyla and B.L. Willis, 2013. Coral disease outbreak monitoring program: implications for management. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville.

Pinzon, J.H., E. Sampayo, E. Cox, L.J. Chauka, C.A. Chen, C.R. Voolstra and T.C. LaJeunesse, 2013. Blind to morphology: genetics identifies several widespread ecologically common species and few endemics among Indo-Pacific cauliflower corals (Pocillopora, Scleractinia). Journal of Biogeography, 40: 1595-1608.

Raby, G.D., J.R. Packer, A.J. Danylchuk and S.J. Cooke, 2013. The understudied and underappreciated role of predation in the mortality of fish released from fishing gears. Fish and Fisheries, doi: 10.1111/faf.12033.

Roche, D.G., L.E. Strong and S. Binning, 2013. Prevalence of the parasitic cymothoid isopod Anilocra nemipteri on its fish host at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef. Australian Journal of Zoology,

Roche, D.G., S.A. Binning, L.E. Strong, J.N. Davies and M.D. Jennions, 2013. Increased behavioural lateralization in parasitized coral reef fish. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 67: 1339-1344.

Roche, D.G., S.A. Binning, Y. Bosiger, J.L. Johansen and J.L. Rummer, 2013. Finding the best estimates of metabolic rates in a coral reef fish. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216: 2103-2110.

Rohner, C.A. and T.H. Cribb, 2013. Opecoelidae (Digenea) in northern Great Barrier Reef goatfishes (Perciformes: Mullidae). Systematic Parasitology, 84: 237-253.

Rouse, G.W., L.S. Jermiin, N.G Wilson, I. Eeckhaut, D. Lanterbecq, T. Oji, C.M. Young, T. Browning, P. Cisternas, L.E. Helgen, M. Stuckey and C.G. Messing, 2013. Fixed, free, and fixed: The fickle phylogeny of extant Crinoidea (Echinodermata) and their Permian - Triassic origin. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 66: 161 - 181.

Ruder, T., K. Sunagar, E.A.B. Undheim, S.A. Ali, T.-C. Wai, D.H.W. Low, T.N.W. Jackson, G.F. King, A. Antunes and B.G. Fry, 2013. Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the proteins encoded by coleoid (cuttlefish, octopus, and squid) posterior venom glands. Journal of Molecular Evolution, doi: 10.1007/s00239-013-9552-5.

Rummer, J.L., C.S. Couturer, J.A.W. Stecyk, N.M. Gardiner, J.P. Kinch, G.E. Nilsson and P.L. Munday, 2013. Life on the edge: thermal optima for aerobic scope of equatorial reef fishes are close to current day temperatures. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.12455.

Rummer, J.L., J.A.W. Stecyk, C.S. Couturier, S.-A..Watson, G.E. Nilsson and P.L. Munday, 2013. Elevated CO2 enhances aerobic scope of a coral reef fish. Conservation Physiology, 1: 10.1093/conphys/cot023.

Sauvage, T., C. Payri, S.G.A. Draisma, W.F. Prud'homme van Reine, H. Verbruggen, G.S. Belton, F.D. Gurgel, D. Gabriel, A.R. Sherwood and S. Fredericq, 2013. Molecular diversity of the Caulerpa racemosa - Caulerpa peltata complex (Caulerpaceae, Bryopsidales) in New Caledonia, with new Australasian records for C. racemosa var. cylindracea. Phycologia, 52 (1): 6-13.

Schweinsberg, M. R.A.G. Pech, R. Tollrian and K.P. Lampert, 2013. Transfer of intracolonial genetic variability through gametes in Acropora hyacinthus corals. Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-013-1102-5.

Skinner M.P., R.J. Lewis and S. Morton, 2013. Ecology of the ciguatera causing dinoflagellates from the Northern Great Barrier Reef: Changes in community distribution and coastal eutrophication. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 77: 210-219.

Stella, J.S., P.L. Munday, S.P.W. Walker, M.S. Pratchett and G.P. Jones, 2013. From cooperation to combat: adverse effect of thermal stress in a symbiotic coral-crustacean community. Oecologia, doi: 10.1007/s00442-013-2858-6.

Tonk, L., E.M. Sampayo, S. Weeks, M. Magno-Canto and O. Hoegh-Guldberg, 2013. Host-specific interactions with environmental factors shape the distribution of Symbiodinium across the Great Barrier Reef. PLoS ONE 8(7): e68533. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068533.

Torda, G, P. Lundgren, B.L. Willis and M.J.H. van Oppen, 2013. Genetic assignment of recruits reveals short- and longdistance larval dispersal in Pocillopora damicornis on the Great Barrier Reef. Molecular Ecology, 22: 5821-5834.

Torda, G, P. Lundgren, B.L. Willis and M.J.H. van Oppen, 2013. Revisiting the connectivity puzzle of the common coral Pocillopora damicornis. Molecular Ecology, 22: 5805-5820.

Torda, G., S. Schmidt-Roach, L.M. Peplow, P. Lundgren and M.J.H. van Oppen, 2013. A rapid genetic assay for the identification of the most common Pocillopora damicornis genetic lineages on the Great Barrier Reef. PLoS ONE 8(3): e58447. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058447.

Trapon, M.L., M.S. Pratchett and A.S. Hoey, 2013. Spatial variation in abundance, size and orientation of juvenile corals related to the biomass of parrotfishes on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. PLOS One, 8(2): e57788.

Trapon, M.L., M.S. Pratchett, A.S. Hoey and A.H. Baird, 2013. Influence of fish grazing and sedimentation on the early post-settlement survival of the tabular coral Acropora cytherea. Coral Reefs, 32: 1051-1059.

Vail, A.L., A. Manica and R. Bshary, 2013. Referential gestures in fish collaborative hunting. Nature Communications, 4: 1765, doi: 10.1038/ncomms2781.

Vullioud, P., R. Bshary and A.F.H. Ros, 2013. Intra- and interspecific aggression do not modulate androgen levels in dusky gregories, yet male aggression is reduced by an androgen blocker. Hormones and Behavior, 64: 430-438.

Walker, J.A., M.E. Alfaro, M.M. Noble and C.J. Fulton, 2013. Body fineness ratio as a predictor of maximum prolonged-swimming speed in coral reef fishes. PLOS One, 8(10): e75422 (pp 1-13).

Watson, S.-A., S. Lefevre, M.I. McCormick, P. Domenici, G.E. Nilsson and P.L. Munday, 2013. Marine mollusc predator-escape behaviour altered by near-future carbon dioxide levels. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281: 20132377.

Wei, N.-W.V, C. Watson and K.S. Gibb, 2013. Phylogenetic and geographic variation of northern Australian sympatric lineages of Treptopale homalos and T. paromolos (Annelida: Phyllodocida: Chrysopetalidae) using mitochondrial and nuclear sequences. Marine Biology Research, 9(7): 692-702.

Wenger, A.S. and M.I. McCormick, 2013. Determining trigger values of suspended sediment for behavioral changes in a coral reef fish. Marine Pollution Bulletin, ttp://

Werminghausen, J., R. Lange and N. Anthes, 2013. Seeking a sex-specific Coolidge effect in a simultaneous hermaphrodite. Ethology, 119: 541-551.

White, J.R., M.I. McCormick and M.G. Meekan, 2013. Syndromes or flexibility: behavior during a life history transition of a coral reef fish. PLoS ONE 8(12): e84262. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084262

Wilson, S.K., R. Fisher and M.S. Pratchett, 2013. Differential use of shelter holes by sympatric species of blennies (Blennidae). Marine Biology, 160: 2405-2411.

Zamzow J.P., U.E. Siebeck, M.J. Eckes and A.S. Grutter, 2013. Ultraviolet-B wavelengths regulate changes in UV absorption of cleaner fish Labroides dimidiatus mucus. PLoS ONE 8(10): e78527. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078527.

Dr Anne Hoggett , Director, Lizard Island Research Station
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