Lizard Island Research Station publications 2012
Bellwood, D.R., A.S. Hoey and T.P Hughes, 2012. Human activity selectively impacts the ecosystem role of parrotfishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279: 1621-1629.
Binning, S.A., D.G. Roche and C. Layton, 2012. Ectoparasites increase swimming costs in a coral reef fish. Biology Letters, 9: 20120927.
Bosiger, Y.J., O.M. Lonnstedt, M.I. McCormick and M.C.O. Ferrari, 2012. Learning temporal patterns of risk in a predator-diverse environment. PLoS One, 7(4): e34535.
Brooker, R,M., G.P. Jones and P.L. Munday, 2012. Prey selectivity affects reproductive success of a corallivorous reef fish. Oecologia, doi: 10.1007/s00442-012-2521-7.
Bryan, S.E., A.G. Cook, J.P. Evans, K. Hebden, L. Hurrey, P. Colls, J.S. Jell, D. Weatherley and J.Firn, 2012. Rapid, long-distance dispersal by pumice rafting. PLoS One, 7(7): e40583.
Bshary, A. and R. Bshary, 2012. Individual differences in foraging strategies of parasitic Sabre-Tooth Blennies. PLoS One 7(9): e45998.
Burger, T.D., R. Shao, L. Beati, H. Miller and S.C. Barker, 2012. Phylogenetic analysis of ticks (Acari: Ixodida) using mitochondrial genomes and nuclear rRNA genes indicates that the genus Amblyomma is polyphyletic. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 64: 45-55.
Carter, A.J. and W.E. Feeney, 2012. Taking a comparative approach: analysing personality as a multivariate behavioural response across species. PLoS One, 7(7): e42440.
Choat, J.H., O.S. Klanten, L. Van Herwerden, D.R. Robertson and K.D. Clements, 2012. Patterns and processes in the evolutionary history of parrotfishes (Family Labridae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 107: 529-557.
Christa, G., L. Wescott, T.F. Schaeberle, G.M. Koenig and H. Waegele, 2012. What remains after 2 months of starvation? Analysis of sequestered algae in a photosynthetic slug, Plakobranchus ocellatus (Sacoglossa, Opisthobranchia), by barcoding. Planta, doi: 10.1007/s00425-012-1788-6.
Coker, D.J., 2012. The importance of live coral habitat for reef fishes and its role in key ecological processes. PhD thesis, James Cook University.
Coker, D.J., N.A.J. Graham and M.S. Pratchett, 2012. Interactive effects of live coral and structural complexity on the recruitment of reef fishes. Coral Reefs, 31: 919-927.
Coker, D.J., M.S. Pratchett and P.L. Munday, 2012. Influence of coral bleaching, coral mortality and conspecific aggression on movement and distribution of coral-dwelling fish. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 414-415: 62-68.
Cumbo, V.R, A.H. Baird and M.J.H. van Oppen, 2012. The promiscuous larvae: flexibility in the establishment of symbiosis in corals. Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-012-0951-7.
Daneliya, M.E., 2012. Description of Heteromysis (Olivemysis) ningaloo new species and interesting records of H. (Gnathomysis) harpaxoides Bacescu and Bruce (Crustacea: Mysida: Mysidae) from Australian coral reefs. Records of the Western Australian Museum, 27: 135-147.
Devine, B.M. and P.L. Munday, 2012. Habitat preferences of coral-associated fishes are altered by short-term exposure to elevated CO2. Marine Biology, doi: 10.1007/s00227-012-2051-1.
Farquharson, C., N.J. Smit, A.S. Grutter and A.J. Davies, 2012. Gnathia masca sp. nov. (Crustacea, Isopoda, Gnathiidae) from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Zootaxa, 3233: 22-36.
Feeney, W.E., O.M. Lonnstedt, Y. Bosiger, J. Martin, G.P. Jones, R.J. Rowe and M.I. McCormick, 2012. High rate of prey consumption in a small predatory fish on coral reefs. Coral Reefs, 31: 909-918.
Ferrari, M.C.O., R.P. Manassa, D.L. Dixson, P.L. Munday, M.I. McCormick, M.G. Meekan, A. Sih and D.P. Chivers, 2012. Effects of ocean acidification on learning in coral reef fishes. PLoS One, 7(2): e31478.
Ferrari, M.C.O., M.I. McCormick, P.L. Munday, M.G. Meekan, D.L. Dixson, O. Lonnstedt and D.P. Chivers, 2012. Effects of ocean acidification on visual risk assessment in coral reef fishes. Functional Ecology, 26: 553–558.
FitzPatrick, S.K., K. L. Liberatore, J.R. Garcia, I. Burghardt, D.R. Colman, S.A. Moquin, C.D. Takacs-Vesbach and U.L. Shepherd, 2012. Symbiodinium diversity in the soft coral Heteroxenia sp. and its nudibranch predator Phyllodesmium lizardensis. Coral Reefs, 31: 895–905.
Fox, R.J., 2012. The trophic and spatial ecology of rabbitfishes (Perciformes, Siganidae) on coral reefs. PhD thesis, James Cook University.
Fox, R.J. and D.R. Bellwood, 2012. Niche partitioning of feeding microhabitats produces a unique function for herbivorous rabbitfishes (Perciformes, Siganidae) on coral reefs. Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-012-0945-5.
Goatley, C.H.R. and D.R. Bellwood, 2012. Sediment suppresses herbivory across a coral reef depth gradient. Biology Letters, doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0770.
Goatley, C.H.R., A.S. Hoey and D.R. Bellwood, 2012. The role of turtles as coral reef macroherbivores. PLoS One, 7(6): e39979.
Gleeson, R.J and R.D. Adlard, 2012. Phylogenetic relationships amongst Chloromyxum Mingazzini, 1890 (Myxozoa: Myxosporea), and the description of six novel species from Australian elasmobranchs. Parasitology International, 61: 267-274.
Golshani, A., T.E. Baldock, P.J. Mumby, D. Callaghan, P. Nielsen and S. Phinn, 2012. Climate impacts on hydrodynamics and sediment dynamics at reef islands. Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.
Grim, J.N. and K.D. Clements, 2012. New observations on the ciliate genus Vestibulongum (Pycnotrichidae): vestibular ultrastructure, macronuclear endosymbiotic bacteria, biogeography, and evidence for host specificity. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, doi: 10.1111/jeu.12004.
Grutter, A.S., 2012. Enhanced colonization success and competition associated with conspecifics in cleaner fish Labroides dimidiatus juveniles. Coral Reefs, 31: 1169–1176.
Heatwole, S.J. and C.J. Fulton, 2012. Behavioural flexibility in reef fishes responding to a rapidly changing wave environment. Marine Biology, doi: 10.1007/s00227-012-2123-2.
Heiniger, H. and R.D. Adlard, 2012. Host specificity and local infection dynamics of Kudoa leptacanthae n. sp. (Multivalvulida: Kudoidae) from the pericardial cavity of two Zoramia spp. (Perciformes: Apogonidae) at Lizard Island lagoon, Queensland, Australia. Parasitology International, 61: 697-706.
Hendee, J., L.J. Gramer, S.F. Heron, M. Jankulak, N. Amornthammarong, M. Shoemaker, T. Burgess, J. Fajans, S. Bainbridge and W. Skirving, 2012. Wireless architectures for coral reef environmental monitoring. Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.
Huelsken, T., D. Tapken, T. Dahlmann, H. Waegele, C. Riginos and M. Hollmann, 2012. Systematics and phylogenetic species delimitation within Polinices s.l. (Caenogastropoda: Naticidae) based on molecular data and shell morphology. Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, 12: 349-375.
Hughes, T.P, A.H. Baird, E.A. Dinsdale, N.A. Moltschaniwskyj, M.S. Pratchett, J.E. Tanner, and B.L. Willis, 2012. Assembly rules of reef corals are flexible along a steep climatic gradient. Current Biology, doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.02.068.
Hunter, J.A., K.A. Hall and T.H. Cribb, 2012. A complex of Transversotrematidae (Platyhelminthes: Digenea) associated with mullid fishes of the Indo-West Pacific Region, including the descriptions of four new species of Transversotrema. Zootaxa, 3266: 1-22.
Jabbar, A., A. Asnoussi, L.J. Norbury, A. Eisenbarth, S. Shamsi, R.B. Gasser, A.L. Lopata and I. Beveridge, 2012. Larval anisakid nematodes in teleost fishes from Lizard Island, northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research, 63: 1283-1299.
Johansen, J.L., 2012. Energetics of habitat use in planktivorous coral reef fishes: does specialization confer sensitivity to changing environmental conditions? PhD thesis, James Cook University.
Lange, R., 2012. Evolutionary ecology of traumatic mating in gastropterid sea slugs. PhD thesis, University of Tuebingen.
Lange, R., J. Beninde, V. Reichel, J. Werminghausen, T. Gerlach and N. Anthes, 2012. Copulation duration does not predict sperm transfer in a marine hermaphrodite. Animal Behaviour, doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.11.021.
Lange, R., T. Gerlach, J. Beninde, J. Werminghausen, V. Reichel and N. Anthes, 2012. Female fitness optimum at intermediate mating rates under traumatic mating. PLoS One, 7(8): e43234.
Lawton, R.J. and M.S. Pratchett, 2012. Influence of dietary specialization and resource availability on geographical variation in abundance of butterflyfish. Ecology and Evolution, 2(7): 1347-1361.
Leis, J.M. and M.N. Yerman, 2012. Behavior of larval butterflyfishes (Teleostei: Chaetodontidae) at settlement on coral reefs. Copeia, 2012(2): 211-221.
Lonnstedt, O.M., M.I. McCormick and D.P. Chivers, 2012. Degraded environments alter prey risk assessment. Ecology and Evolution, doi: 10.1002/ece3.388.
Lonnstedt, O.M., M.I. McCormick, M.G. Meekan, M.C.O. Ferrari and D.P. Chivers, 2012. Learn and live: predator experience and feeding history determines prey behaviour and survival. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, doi: 10.1098/rsbp.2011.2516.
Maddams, J.C. and M.I. McCormick, 2012. Not all offspring are created equal: variation in larval characteristics in a serially spawning damselfish. PLoS One, 7(11): e48525.
Madin, J.S., A.I. Dell, E.M.P. Madin and M.C. Nash, 2012. Spatial variation in mechanical properties of coral reef substrate and implications for coral colony integrity. Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-012-0958-0.
Madin, J.S., M.O. Hoogenboom and S.R. Connolly, 2012. Integrating physiological and biomechanical drivers of population growth over environmental gradients on coral reefs. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215: 968-976.
Madin, J.S., T.P. Hughes and S.R. Connolly, 2012. Calcification, storm damage and population resilience of tabular corals under climate change. PLoS One, 7(10): e46637.
Manassa, R.P. and M.I. McCormick, 2012. Social learning improves survivorship at a life-history transition. Oecologia, doi 10.1007/s00442-012-2458-x.
Marin, I., 2012. The "Hamopontonia corallicola" Bruce, 1970 species complex (Crustacea, Decapoda, Palaemonidae): new records and new species from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Zootaxa, 3272: 35-56.
McCormick, M.I., 2012. Lethal effects of habitat degradation on fishes through changing competitive advantage. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279: 3899-3904.
McCormick, M.I. and C.J. Weaver, 2012. It pays to be pushy: intracohort interference competition between two reef fishes. PLoS One, 7(8): e42590.
McHenry, M.J., T. Claverie, M.V. Rosario and S.N. Patek, 2012. Gearing for speed slows the predatory strike of a mantis shrimp. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215: 1231-1245.
McNamara, M.K.A., R.D. Adlard, R.A. Bray, P. Sasal and T.H. Cribb, 2012. Monorchiids (Platyhelminthes: Digenea) of chaetodontid fishes (Perciformes): Biogeographical patterns in the tropical Indo-West Pacific. Parasitology International, 61: 288-306.
Miller, D.A., G. Suen, K.D. Clements and E.R. Angert, 2012. The genomic basis for the evolution of a novel form of cellular reproduction in the bacterium Epulopiscium. BMC Genomics, 13: 265-282.
Miller, T.L. and R.D. Adlard, 2012. Brain infecting kudoids of Australia's coral reefs, including a description of Kudoa lemniscati n. sp. (Myxosporea: Kudoidae) from Lutjanus lemniscatus (Perciformes: Lutjanidae) off Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Parasitology International, 61: 333 - 342.
Mitchell, M.D., 2012. The role of chemical alarm cues in risk assessment and predator recognition in coral reef fishes. PhD thesis, James Cook University.
Munday, P.L., M.I. McCormick, M. Meekan, D.L. Dixson, S.-A. Watson, D.P. Chivers and M.C.O. Ferrari, 2012. Selective mortality associated with variation in CO2 tolerance in a marine fish. Ocean Acidification, doi: 10.2478/oac-2012-0001.
Munday, P.L., M.I. McCormick and G.E. Nilsson, 2012. Impact of global warming and rising CO2 levels on coral reef fishes: what hope for the future? Journal of Experimental Biology, 215: 3865-3873.
Nash, M.C., B.N. Opdyke, U. Troitzsch, B.D. Russell, W.H. Adey, A. Kato, G. Diaz-Pulido, C. Brent, M. Gardner, J. Prichard and D.I. Kline, 2012. Dolomite-rich coralline algae in reefs resist dissolution in acidified conditions. Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1760.
Nilsson, G.E., D.L. Dixson, P. Domenici, M.I. McCormick, C. Sørensen, S.-A. Watson and P.L. Munday, 2012. Near-future carbon dioxide levels alter fish behaviour by interfering with neurotransmitter function. Nature Climate Change, 2: 201-204.
Paley, A.S. and L.K.Bay, 2012. Bleaching condition varies among Acropora millepora color morphs. Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.
Patek, S.N., M.V. Rosario and J.R.A. Taylor, 2012. Comparative spring mechanics in mantis shrimp. Journal of Experimental Biology, doi: 10.1242/jeb.078998.
Pescud, A., 2012. An empirical evaluation of the relationship between coral reef calcium carbonate production and wave energy using geospatial techniques at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Honours thesis, University of Wollongong.
Pink, J.R., 2012. Behavioural modality in swimming and foraging by coral reef fishes. Honours thesis, Australian National University.
Pisapia, C., A.J. Cole and M.S. Pratchett, 2012. Changing feeding preferences of butterflyfishes following coral bleaching. Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.
Pollock, F.J., S.M. Katz, D.G. Bourne and B.L. Willis, 2012. Cymo melanodactylus crabs slow progression of white syndrome lesions on corals. Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-012-0978-9.
Pratchett, M.S., D.J. Coker, G.P. Jones and P.L. Munday, 2012. Specialization in habitat use by coral reef damselfishes and their susceptibility to habitat loss. Ecology and Evolution, 2(9): 2168-2180.
Proske, U. and S. Haberle, 2012. Island ecosystem and biodiversity dynamics in northeastern Australia during the Holocene: Unravelling short-term impacts and long-term drivers. The Holocene, 22(10): 1097-1111.
Raihani, N.J., A.S. Grutter and R. Bshary, 2012. Female cleaner fish cooperate more with unfamiliar males. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.0063.
Raihani, N.J., K. McAuliffe, S.F. Brosnan, and R. Bshary, 2012. Are cleaner fish, Labroides dimidiatus, inequity averse? Animal Behaviour, 84: 665-674.
Rawlinson, K.A. and J.S. Stella, 2012. Discovery of the corallivorous polyclad flatworm, Amakusaplana acroporae, on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia - the first report from the wild. PLoS One, 7(8): e42240.
Richards, Z.T., 2012. A comparison of proxy performance in coral biodiversity monitoring. Coral Reefs, doi 10.1007/s00338-012-0963-3.
Rivera Posada, J.A., 2012. Pathogenesis of Crown-of-Thorns Starfish (Acanthaster planci L.) PhD thesis, James Cook University.
Schmidt-Roach, S., K.J. Miller, E. Woolsey, G. Gerlach and A.H. Baird, 2012. Broadcast spawning by Pocillopora species on the Great Barrier Reef. PLoS One, 7(12): e50847.
Shibukawa, K., T. Suzuki and H. Senou, 2012. Review of the shrimp-associated goby genus Lotilia (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Gobiidae), with description of a new species from the West Pacific. Zootaxa, 3362: 54-64.
Soares, M.C., R. Bshary, R. Mendonca, A.S. Grutter and R.F. Oliveira, 2012. Arginine vasotocin regulation of interspecific cooperative behaviour in a cleaner fish. PLoS One, 7(7): e39583.
Sprenger, D., N.J. Dingemanse, N.A. Dochtermann, J. Theobald and S.P.W. Walker, 2012. Aggressive females become aggressive males in a sex-changing reef fish. Ecology Letters, 15: 986-992.
Stamps, J.A., M. Briffa and P.A. Biro, 2012. Unpredictable animals: individual differences in intraindividual variability (IIV). Animal Behaviour, 83: 1325-1334.
Stanley, J.A., C.A. Radford and A.G. Jeffs, 2012. Location, location, location: finding a suitable home among the noise. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279: 3622-3631.
Stella, J.S., 2012. Evidence of corallivory by the keyhole limpet Diodora galeata. Coral Reefs, 31: 579.
Stemmer, K., I. Burghardt, C. Mayer, G.B. Reinicke, H. Wägele, R. Tollrian and F. Leese, 2012. Morphological and genetic analyses of xeniid soft coral diversity (Octocorallia; Alcyonacea). Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, doi: 10.1007/s13127-012-0119-x.
Strong, L., 2012. Effects of a cymothoid ectoparasite on the turning behavior (lateralization) of he Bridled Monocle Bream, Scolopsis bilineata. Independent study report, School for International Training.
Sun, D., S.P. Blomberg, T.H. Cribb, M.I. McCormick and A.S. Grutter, 2012. The effects of parasites on the early life stages of a damselfish. Coral Reefs, 31: 1065-1075.
Takahashi, M., M.I. McCormick, P.L. Munday and G.P. Jones, 2012. Influence of seasonal and latitudinal temperature variation on early life-history traits of a coral reef fish. Marine and Freshwater Research, 63: 856-864.
Tochilin C., W.R. Dickinson, M.W. Felgate, M. Pecha, P. Sheppard, F.H. Damonc, S. Bickler and G.E. Gehrels, 2012. Sourcing temper sands in ancient ceramics with UePb ages of detrital zircons: a southwest Pacific test case. Journal of Archaeological Science, 39: 2583-2591.
Ward, R.D., 2012. FISH_BOL, a case study for DNA barcodes. Chapter 21 in "DNA Barcodes: Methods and Protocols", W.J. Kreiss and D.L. Erickson (eds.). Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 858. Springer.
Young, M.A.L. and D.R. Bellwood, 2012. Fish predation on sea urchins on the Great Barrier Reef. Coral Reefs, 31: 731-738.
Dr Anne Hoggett , Director, Lizard Island Research Station