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The effects of temporary exclusion of activity due to wind farm construction on a lobster (Homarus gammarus) fishery suggests a potential management approach (2018)
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Roach, M., Cohen, M., Forster, R., Revill, A. S., & Johnson, M. (2018). The effects of temporary exclusion of activity due to wind farm construction on a lobster (Homarus gammarus) fishery suggests a potential management approach. ICES journal of marine science : journal du conseil, 75(4), 1416-1426. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsy006

Offshore wind farms form an important part of many countries strategy for responding to the threat of climate change but their development can conflict with other offshore activities. Static gear fisheries targeting sedentary benthic species are par... Read More

Population dynamics of two sympatric intertidal fish species (the shanny, Lipophrys pholis, and long-spined scorpion fish,Taurulus bubalis) of Great Britain (2016)
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Barrett, C., Johnson, M., & Hull, S. (2018). Population dynamics of two sympatric intertidal fish species (the shanny, Lipophrys pholis, and long-spined scorpion fish,Taurulus bubalis) of Great Britain. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 98(3), (589-595). doi:10.1017/s0025315416001582. ISSN 0025-3154

The shanny/common blenny (Lipophrys pholis) and long-spined scorpionfish/bullhead (Taurulus bubalis) are commonly encountered, sympatric species within much of Great Britain’s rocky intertidal zones. Despite being prey items of the cod (Gadus morhua)... Read More

Diet as a mechanism of coexistence between intertidal fish species of the U.K. (2015)
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Barrett, C. J., Johnson, M. L., & Hull, S. L. (2016). Diet as a mechanism of coexistence between intertidal fish species of the U.K. Hydrobiologia, 768(1), 125-135. doi:10.1007/s10750-015-2537-1

While the syntopic nature of many intertidal fish communities suggest that resources such as food are shared, little has been done to assess the importance of diet on the coexistence of intertidal fish of the U.K. In this study, six intertidal fish s... Read More

External morphology of eyes and Nebenaugen of caridean decapods–ecological and systematic considerations (2015)
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Johnson, M. L., Dobson, N., & De Grave, S. (2015). External morphology of eyes and Nebenaugen of caridean decapods–ecological and systematic considerations. PeerJ, 3(8), (e1176). doi:10.7717/peerj.1176. ISSN 2167-8359

Most caridean decapods have compound eyes of the reflecting superposition kind, and additionally some possess an accessory eye-like organ of unknown function, also referred to as the nebenauge.We examined 308 caridean genera to assess the general mor... Read More

Preliminary observations on the mandibles of palaemonoid shrimp (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonoidea) (2015)
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Ashelby, C. W., De Grave, S., & Johnson, M. L. (2015). Preliminary observations on the mandibles of palaemonoid shrimp (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonoidea). PeerJ, 2015(3), e846. doi:10.7717/peerj.846

The mandibles of caridean shrimps have been widely studied in the taxonomy and functional biology of the group. Within the Palaemonoidea the mandibles reach a high level of structural diversity reflecting the diverse lifestyles within the superfamily... Read More

Evaluation of different concentration doses of eugenol on the behaviour of Nephrops norvegicus (2015)
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Cowing, D., Powell, A., & Johnson, M. (2015). Evaluation of different concentration doses of eugenol on the behaviour of Nephrops norvegicus. Aquaculture, 442, 78-85. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2015.02.039

Eugenol was tested for use as an anaesthetic on Nephrops norvegicus at three different concentrations (300, 600, 900 μL/L). Monitoring included the time taken to reach each sedation stage. Sedation stage was assessed by passive behaviours and reactio... Read More

The first use of Fulton's K for assessing and comparing the conditions of inter-tidal fish populations (2014)
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Barrett, C. J., Johnson, M., Hall, N. J., & Hull, S. (2016). The first use of Fulton's K for assessing and comparing the conditions of inter-tidal fish populations. Marine Ecology, 37(1), (42-45). doi:10.1111/maec.12234. ISSN 0173-9565

Fulton's K condition factor was applied, for the first time, to inter-tidal specimens of the shanny (Lipophrys pholis) and long-spined scorpion fish (Taurulus bubalis) from two English rocky shore and two Welsh rocky shore sites during summer 2010 an... Read More

Diverging strategies to planning an ecologically coherent network of MPAs in the North Sea : The roles of advocacy, evidence and pragmatism in the face of uncertainty (2014)
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Caveen, A. J., Fitzsimmons, C., Pieraccini, M., Dunn, E., Sweeting, C. J., Johnson, M. L., …Polunin, N. V. (2014). Diverging strategies to planning an ecologically coherent network of MPAs in the North Sea : The roles of advocacy, evidence and pragmatism in the face of uncertainty. Advances in Marine Biology, 69, 325-370. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-800214-8.00009-8

The North Sea is one of the most economically important seas in the world due to productive fisheries, extensive oil and gas fields, busy shipping routes, marine renewable energy development and recreational activity. Unsurprisingly, therefore, the u... Read More

Linking eye design with host symbiont relationships in pontoniine shrimps (crustacea, decapoda, palaemonidae) (2014)
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Dobson, N. C., De Grave, S., & Johnson, M. L. (2014). Linking eye design with host symbiont relationships in pontoniine shrimps (crustacea, decapoda, palaemonidae). PloS one, 9(6), (e99505). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0099505. ISSN 1932-6203

Symbiosis is prevalent in the marine environment with many studies examining the effects of such interactions between host and symbiont. Pontoniine shrimps are a group whose ecology is characterised by symbiotic interactions. This investigation exami... Read More

The reniform reflecting superposition compound eyes of Nephrops norvegicus: optics, susceptibility to light-induced damage, electrophysiology and a ray tracing model (2013)
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Johnson, M. L., Gaten, E., & Moss, S. (2012). The reniform reflecting superposition compound eyes of Nephrops norvegicus: optics, susceptibility to light-induced damage, electrophysiology and a ray tracing model. In Advances in Marine Biology; The Ecology and Biology of Nephrops norvegicus, 107-148. Elsevier Masson. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-410466-2.00004-2

The large reniform eyes of the reptant, tube-dwelling decapod Nephrops norvegicus are described in detail. Optically these reflecting superposition compound eyes are a little unusual in that they are laterally flattened, a feature that may enhance th... Read More

Regional scale speciation reveals multiple invasions of freshwater in Palaemoninae (Decapoda) (2012)
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Ashelby, C. W., Page, T. J., De Grave, S., Johnson, M. L., Hughes, J. M., & Johnson, M. (2012). Regional scale speciation reveals multiple invasions of freshwater in Palaemoninae (Decapoda). Zoologica Scripta, 41(3), (293-306). doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2012.00535.x. ISSN 0300-3256

The generic level, systematic relationship in Palaemoninae was inferred from analyses based on the mitochondrial 16S rDNA and nuclear Histone (H3) genes, primarily focussed on the genera Palaemon and Palaemonetes, as previous morphological and molecu... Read More

On the presence of Thorella cobourgi Bruce, 1982 (Decapoda, Hippolytidae) in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea (2011)
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Johnson, M. (2011). On the presence of Thorella cobourgi Bruce, 1982 (Decapoda, Hippolytidae) in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Crustaceana, 84(9), (1149 - 1151). ISSN 0011-216X

The hippolytid genus Thorella Bruce, 1982 was described from specimens collected from Port Essington on the Cobourg Peninsula and a further location in Darwin, both in the Northern Territory (Australia), with Thorella cobourgi Bruce, 1982 as the only... Read More

Laboratory-Based Observations of Behaviour in Northern Krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars) (2010)
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Gaten, E., Wiese, K., & Johnson, M. L. (2010). Laboratory-Based Observations of Behaviour in Northern Krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars). In Advances in Marine Biology, 231-253. Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-381308-4.00008-X

The behaviour of planktonic animals remains poorly understood due to the difficulty of observing them in situ without influencing their behaviour. Here we review experiments on the behavioural responses of Northern krill, Meganyctiphanes norvegica (a... Read More

Experience matters: Females use smell to select experienced males for paternal care (2009)
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Fletcher, N., Storey, E. J., Johnson, M., Reish, D. J., & Hardege, J. D. (2009). Experience matters: Females use smell to select experienced males for paternal care. PloS one, 4(11), (e7672). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007672. ISSN 1932-6203

Mate choice and mating preferences often rely on the information content of signals exchanged between potential partners. In species where a female's reproduction is the terminal event in life it is to be expected that females choose high quality mal... Read More

Egg-release behaviour in Antarctic krill (2009)
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Tarling, G. A., Cuzin-Roudy, J., Wootton, K., & Johnson, M. (2009). Egg-release behaviour in Antarctic krill. Polar Biology, 32(8), (1187-1194). doi:10.1007/s00300-009-0617-2. ISSN 0722-4060

The process of egg release is a complex and crucial step in the life cycle of euphausiids, especially with regards mortality and recruitment success. We examined this process in Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) in terms of the functioning of the f... Read More

Fighting behaviour and the role of urinary signals in dominance assessment of Norway lobsters, Nephrops norvegicus (2008)
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Breithaupt, T., Johnson, M., & Katoh, E. (2008). Fighting behaviour and the role of urinary signals in dominance assessment of Norway lobsters, Nephrops norvegicus. Behaviour, 145(10), (1447-1464). doi:10.1163/156853908785765917. ISSN 0005-7959

Norway lobsters, Nephrops norvegicus, live on the bottom of the continental shelf where they construct and defend burrows. Little is known about their agonistic behaviour and potential mechanisms of dominance. This paper investigates fighting behavio... Read More

Influence of individual state on swimming capacity and behaviour of Antarctic krill Euphausia superba (2008)
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Johnson, M. L., & Tarling, G. A. (2008). Influence of individual state on swimming capacity and behaviour of Antarctic krill Euphausia superba. Marine ecology progress series, 366, (99-110). doi:10.3354/meps07533. ISSN 0171-8630

Swarms of Antarctic krill are frequently biased towards certain body sizes, sexes, maturities and physiological states. However, the mechanisms causing such biases remain unclear, with some speculating on differential responses to chemical or visual... Read More

Satiation gives krill that sinking feeling (2006)
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Tarling, G. A., & Johnson, M. L. (2006). Satiation gives krill that sinking feeling. Current biology : CB, 16(3), (R83-R84). doi:10.1016/j.cub.2006.01.044. ISSN 0960-9822

Interactions between fangblennies (Plagiotremus rhinorhynchus) and their potential victims: fooling the model rather than the client? (2005)
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Johnson, M. L., & Hull, S. L. (2006). Interactions between fangblennies (Plagiotremus rhinorhynchus) and their potential victims: fooling the model rather than the client?. Marine Biology, 148(4), (889-897). doi:10.1007/s00227-005-0118-y. ISSN 0025-3162

Lepidophagous (scale-eating) blue-striped fangblennies (Plagiotremus rhinorhynchus Bleeker 1852) are often found sympatrically with the bluestreak cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus Valenciennes 1839). They have some resemblance to the juvenile L.... Read More

2000+ UK Shark tagging program: An angler led shark-tagging initiative in UK coastal waters (2005)
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Drake, J. A., Drake, S. C., & Johnson, M. L. (2005). 2000+ UK Shark tagging program: An angler led shark-tagging initiative in UK coastal waters. Journal of Northwest Atlantic fishery science, 35, 233-238. doi:10.2960/j.v35.m483

The "2000+ UK Shark tagging program" was originally developed by anglers in order to better understand the distribution and behaviour of their target species. By September 2002, 220 volunteer taggers measured, weighed and tagged 2 374 sharks. Despite... Read More