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Davies HN, Gould J, Hovey RK, Radford B, Kendrick GA, The Anindilyakwa Land Sea Rangers, Anindilyakwa Traditional Owners (2020) Mapping the marine environment through a cross-cultural collaboration. Frontiers in Marine Science 7: 716


Giraldo Ospina A, Kendrick GA, Hovey RK  (2020) Depth moderates loss of marine foundation species after an extreme marine heatwave: could deep temperate reefs act as a refuge? Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287

Johnson AJ, Shields EC, Kendrick GA, Orth RJ (2020) Recovery dynamics of the seagrass Zostera marina following mass mortalities from two extreme climatic events. Estuaries and Coasts doi: 10.1007/s12237-020-00816-y

Lester EK, Langlois TJ, Simpson SD, McCormick MI, Meekan MG (in press) Reef-wide evidence that the presence of shark modifies behaviours of teleost mesopredators. 


Lester EK, Langlois TJ, Simpson SD, McCormick MI, Meekan MG (2020) The hemisphere of fear: the presence of sharks influences the three dimensional behaviour of large mesopredators in a coral reef ecosystem. Oikos 129: 731-739

Lester EK, Meekan MG, Barnes P, Raudino H, Rob D, Waples K, Speed CW (2020) Multi-year patterns in scarring, survival and residency of whale sharks in Ningaloo Marine Park, Western Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 634: 115-125

Mahmood A, Giraldo Ospina A, Bennamoun M, An S, Sohel FA, Boussaid F, Hovey RK, Fisher RB, Kendrick GA (2020) Automatic hierarchical classification of kelps using deep residual features. Sensors 20(2): 447

Martin BC, Alarcon MS, Gleeson DB, Middleton JA, Fraser MW, Ryan MH, Holmer M, Kendrick GA, Kilminster K  (2020) Root microbiomes as indicators of seagrass health. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 96(2): fiz201

Martin BC, Middleton JA, Fraser MW, Marshall IPG, Scholz VV, Schmidt H (2020) Cutting out the middle clam: lucinid endosymbiotic bacteria are also associated with seagrass roots worldwide. The ISME Journal 

Meekan MG, Taylor B, Lester EK, Ferreira L, Sequeira AMM, Dove A, Birt M, Aspinall A, Brooks K, Thums M (In Press) Asymptotic growth of whale sharks suggests sex-specific life-history strategies. Frontiers in Marine Science doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.575683

Middleton JA, de Sosa LL, Martin BC, Jones DL, Gleeson DB (2020) Soil microbes of an urban remnant riparian zone have greater potential for N removal than a degraded riparian zone. Environmental Microbiology 22: 3302-3314

Salinas C, Duarte CM, Lavery PS, Masque P, Arias-Ortiz A, Leon JX, Callaghan D, Kendrick GA, Serrano O (2020) Seagrass losses since mid-20th century fuelled CO2 emissions from soil carbon stocks. Global Change Biology 29: 4772-4784
Sinclair EA, Edgeloe JM, Anthony JM, Statton J, Breed MF, Kendrick GA (2020) Variation in reproductive effort, genetic diversity and mating systems across Posidonia australis seagrass meadows in Western AustraliaAoB PLANTS 12(4): plaa038
Sinclair EA, Sherman CDH, Statton J, Copeland C, Matthews A, Waycott M, van Dijk K-J, Vergés A, Kajlich L, McLeod IM, Kendrick GA (accepted) Advances in approaches to seagrass restoration in Australia: Three case studies involving two temperate Australian seagrass species - Pondweed (Ruppia tuberosa) and Ribbon Weed (Posidonia australis) - highlight different approaches to their restoration. Ecological Management and Restoration

Stewart-Sinclair PJ, Purandare J, Bayraktarov E, Waltham N, Reeves S, Statton J, Sinclair EA, Brown BM, Shribman Z, Lovelock C (2020) Blue Restoration — building confidence and overcoming barriers. Frontiers in Marine Science doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.541700

Strydom S, Murray KL, Wilson S, Huntley B, Rule M, Bessy C, Kendrick GA, Burkholder D, Fraser MW, Zdunic K (2020) Too hot to handle: Unprecedented seagrass death driven by marine heatwave in a World Heritage Area. Global Change Biology 26: 3525-3538

Tan YM, Dalby O, Kendrick GA, Statton J, Sinclair EA, Fraser MW, Macreadie PI, Gillies C, Waycott M, van Dijk K, Vergés A, Ross JD, Campbell ML, Matheson FE, Jackson EL, Irving AD, Govers LL, Connolly RM, McLeod IM, Rasheed MA, Kirkman H, Flindt MR, Lange T, Miller AD, Sherman CDH (2020) Seagrass restoration is possible: Insights and lessons from Australia and New Zealand. Frontiers in Marine Science 7: 617
Vanderklift MA, Doropoulos C, Gorman D, Leal I, Minne AJP, Statton J, Steven ADL, Wernberg T (2020) Using propagules to restore coastal marine ecosystems. Frontiers in Marine Science 7: 724

Wahyudi AJ, Rahmawati S, Irawan A, Hadiyanto H, Prayudha B, Hafizt M, Afdal A, Adi NS, Rustam A, Hernawan UE, Rahaya YP, Iswari MY, Supriyadi IH, Solihudin T, Ati RNA, Kepel TL, Kusumaningtyas MA, Daulat A, Salim HL, Sudirman N, Suryono DD, Kiswara W (2020) Assessing carbon stock and sequestration of the tropical seagrass meadows in Indonesia. Ocean Science Journal 55: 85–97


Alsuwaiyan NA, Mohring MB, Cambridge ML, Coleman MA, Kendrick GA, Wernberg T. (2019) A review of protocols for the experimental release of kelp (Laminariales) zoospores. Ecology and Evolution 9: 8387-8398

Bell SY, Fraser MF, Statton J, Kendrick GA (2019) Salinity stress drives herbivory rates and selective grazing in subtidal seagrass communities. PLoS ONE: e0214308


Bessy C, Keesing J, McLaughlin J, Rees M, Tonks M,  Kendrick GA, Olsen YS (2019) Teleost community composition and the role of herbivory on the intertidal reef of a small isolated island in north-west Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 71: 684-696

Breed MF, Harrison PA, Blyth C, Byrne M, Gaget V, Gellie NJC, Groom SVC, Hodgson R, Mills JG, Prowse TAA, Steane DA, Mohr JJ. (2019) The potential of genomics for restoring ecosystems and biodiversity. Nature Reviews Genetics 20: 615–628

Cambridge ML, Zavala-Perez A, Cawthray GR, Statton J, Mondon J, Kendrick GA (2019) Effects of desalination brine and seawater with the same elevated salinity on growth, physiology and seedling development of the seagrass Posidonia australisMarine Pollution Bulletin 140: 462-471


Cannell B, Thompson PG, Schoepf V, Pattiaratchi C, Fraser MW (2019) Impacts of marine heatwaves In: Marine Extremes: Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy (Eds. Techera E, Winter G) Publisher: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group

Ferretto G, Glasby TM, Housefield GP, Poore AGB, Statton J, Sinclair EA, Kendrick GA, Vergés A (2019) Threatened plant translocation case study: Posidonia australis (Strapweed), PosidoniaceaeAustralasian Plant Conservation 28: 24-26

Kendrick GA, Nowicki RJ, Olsen YS, Strydom S, Fraser MW, Sinclair EA, Statton J, Hovey RK, Thomson JA, Burkholder DA, McMahon K, Kilminster K, Hetzel Y, Fourqurean JW, Heithaus MR, Orth RJ (2019) A systematic review of how multiple stressors from an extreme event drove ecosystem-wide loss of resilience in an iconic seagrass community. Frontiers in Marine Science 6: 455 

Kendrick GA, Pomeroy AW, Orth RJ, Cambridge ML, Shaw J, Kotula L, Lowe RL (2019) A novel adaptation facilitates seed establishment under marine turbulent flows. Scientific Reports 9: 19693 

Lester EK, Speed CW, Rob D, Barnes P, Waples K, Raudino H (2019) Using an electronic monitoring system and photo identification to understand effects of tourism encounters on whale sharks in Ningaloo Marine Park. Tourism in Marine Environments 14: 121-131

Mahmood A, Bennamoun M, An S, Sohel FA, Boussaid F, Hovey RK, Kendrick GA (2019) Automatic detection of western rock lobster using synthetic data. ICES Journal of Marine Science 77: 1308–1317


Martin BC, Bougoure J, Ryan M, Bennett WW, Colmer TD, Joyce NK, Olsen YS, Kendrick KA (2019) Oxygen loss from seagrass roots coincides with colonisation of sulphide-oxidising cable bacteria and reduces sulphide stress. The ISME Journal 13: 707–719

McLean DL, Taylor MD, Giraldo Ospina A, Partridge JC (2019) An assessment of fish and marine growth associated with an oil and gas platform jacket using an augmented remotely operated vehicle. Continental Shelf Research 179: 66-84

Olsen YS, Mattio L, Zavala-Perez A, Babcock RC, Thompson D, Haywood MDE, Keesing J, Kendrick GA (2019) Drivers of species richness and abundance of marine macrophytes on shallow tropical reefs of north‐western Australia. Journal of Biogeography 46: 170-184

Pessarrodona A, Foggo A, Smale DA (2019) Can ecosystem functioning be maintained despite climate‐driven shifts in species composition? Insights from novel marine forests. Journal of Ecology 107: 91-104

Pessarrodona A, Boada J, Pagès JF,  Arthur R, Alcoverro T (2019) Consumptive and non‐consumptive effects of predators vary with the ontogeny of their prey. Ecology 100: e02649

Phelps CM, Bernasconi R, Danks MA, Gasol JM, Hopkins AJM, Jones J, Kavazos CRJ, Martin BC, Tarquinio F, Huggett MJ (2019) Microbiomes of Western Australian marine environments. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 101: 17-43

Serrano O, Lovelock CE, B. Atwood T, Macreadie PI, Canto R, Phinn S, Arias-Ortiz A, Bai L, Baldock J, Bedulli C, Carnell P, Connolly RM, Donaldson P, Esteban A, Ewers Lewis CJ, Eyre BD, Hayes MA, Horwitz P, Hutley LB, Kavazos CRJ, Kelleway JJ, Kendrick GA, Kilminster K, Lafratta A, Lee S, Lavery PS, Maher DT, Marbà N, Masque P, Mateo MA, Mount R, Ralph PJ, Roelfsema C, Rozaimi M, Ruhon R, Salinas C, Samper-Villarreal J, Sanderman J, J. Sanders C, Santos I, Sharples C, Steven ADL, Cannard T, Trevathan-Tackett SM, Duarte CM (2019) Australian vegetated coastal ecosystems as global hotspots for climate change mitigation. Nature Communications 10: 4313.

Sinclair EA, Cambridge ML, Kendrick GA (2019) First report of hybridisation in the marine plant genus Posidonia. Aquatic Botany 156: 10-13

Thomas Travaille KL, Crowder LB, Kendrick GA, Clifton JC (2019) Key attributes related to fishery improvement project (FIP) effectiveness in promoting improvements towards sustainability. Fish and Fisheries 20: 452-465

Thomas Travaille KL, Lindley J, Kendrick GA, Crowder LB, Clifton JC (2019) The market for sustainable seafood drives transformative change in fishery social-ecological systems. Global Environmental Change 57: 101919

Turner JA, Hovey RK, Kendrick GA, Babcock R (2019) How does spatial resolution affect model performance? A case for ensemble approaches for marine benthic mesophotic communities. Journal of Biogeography 46: 1249-1259

Turner JA, Andradi-Brown DA, Gori A, Bongaerts P, Burdett HL, et al. (2019) Key questions for research and conservation of mesophotic coral ecosystems and temperate mesophotic ecosystems In: Loya Y, Puglise K, Bridge T (eds) Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems. Coral Reefs of the World, vol 12., pp 989-1003

van Hees D, Olsen YS, Mattio L, Leonardo Ruiz‐Montoya L, Wernberg T, Kendrick GA (2019) Cast adrift: Physiology and dispersal of benthic Sargassum spinuligerum in surface raftsLimnology and Oceanography 64: 526-540


Wernberg T, Coleman MA, Babcock RC, Bell SY, Bolton JJ, Connell SD, Hurd CL, Johnson CR, Marzinelli EM, Shears NT, Steinberg PD, Thomsen MS, Vanderklift MA, Vergés A, Wright JT (2019) Biology and ecology of the globally significant kelp Ecklonia radiataOceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review 

Wu PP‐Y,  Mengersen K,  Caley MJ,  McMahon K,  Rasheed MA,  Kendrick GA (2019) Analysing the dynamics and relative influence of variables affecting ecosystem responses using functional PCA and boosted regression trees: A seagrass case studyMethods in Ecology and Evolution 10: 1723-1733


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