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Ecological enhancement techniques to improve habitat heterogeneity on coastal defence structures (2018)
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Hall, A. E., Herbert, R. J., Britton, J. R., & Hull, S. L. (2018). Ecological enhancement techniques to improve habitat heterogeneity on coastal defence structures. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 210, 68-78. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2018.05.025

Sea level rise and higher storm frequency are increasing the need for the placement of hard coastal defences worldwide. The majority of these defences lack optimal habitats for intertidal species, resulting in low diversity and abundance. The constru... Read More

Can aggregate quarry silt lagoons provide resources for wading birds? (2017)
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Day, G., Mayes, W. M., Wheeler, P. M., & Hull, S. L. (2017). Can aggregate quarry silt lagoons provide resources for wading birds?. Ecological engineering, 105, 189-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.04.055

Wading birds have declined across Europe as the intensification of lowland agriculture has resulted in the loss and degradation of wetland areas. Lowland aggregate extraction sites that incorporate areas of fine, waste sediments deposited in silt lag... 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. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0025315416001582

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

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/maec.12234

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

Rapid recovery of benthic invertebrates downstream of hyperalkaline steel slag discharges (2014)
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Hull, S. L., Oty, U. V., & Mayes, W. M. (2014). Rapid recovery of benthic invertebrates downstream of hyperalkaline steel slag discharges. Hydrobiologia, 736(1), 83-97. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-014-1894-5

This study assesses the physical and chemical characteristics of hyperalkaline steel slag leachate from a former steelworks on two streams in England and their impacts on benthic invertebrate communities. Using multivariate methods (CCA), we related... Read More

Cliff top habitats provide important alternative feeding resources for wading birds of conservation importance wintering on non-estuarine coasts (2014)
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Furnell, J., & Hull, S. L. (2014). Cliff top habitats provide important alternative feeding resources for wading birds of conservation importance wintering on non-estuarine coasts. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 139, 119-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2013.12.029

Rocky shores and beaches are important over-wintering areas for non-estuarine waders but have rarely been studied. We examined cliff top habitat use by 6 species of wader over 75 km of coast to assess their potential value as alternative feeding site... Read More

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

Habitat heterogeneity, body size and phenotypic diversity in Idotea granulosa (Isopoda) on the north-east coast of England (2001)
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Hull, S., Winter, L., & Scott, G. (2001). Habitat heterogeneity, body size and phenotypic diversity in Idotea granulosa (Isopoda) on the north-east coast of England. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 81(6), 949-954. doi:10.1017/S002531540100488X

Samples were collected from six pools in order to examine the distribution, body length, base colour and phenotypic diversity (chromatophore pattern) of Idotea granulosa populations on five different species of algae (Ceramium, Corallina, Chondrus, F... Read More

Phenotypic variation in Fucus spiralis (Phaeophyceae): morphology, chemical phenotype and their relationship to the environment (2001)
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Scott, G., Hull, S., Hornby, S., Hardy, F. G., & Owens, N. (2001). Phenotypic variation in Fucus spiralis (Phaeophyceae): morphology, chemical phenotype and their relationship to the environment. European Journal of Phycology, 36(1), 43-50. doi:10.1080/09670260110001735188

Phenotypic Variation of Fucus spiralis was examined in terms of morphology and chemical composition, as determined by pyrolysis mass spectrometry (PyMS). After discriminant analysis both techniques revealed the existence of two morphotypes which were... Read More

An investigation of the genetic variation in four fucales species using cellulose acetate electrophoresis (2001)
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Johnson, L. J., Scott, G. W., & Hull, S. L. (2001). An investigation of the genetic variation in four fucales species using cellulose acetate electrophoresis. Botanica Marina, 44(2), 119 - 123. doi:10.1515/bot.2001.016

A cellulose acetate electrophoresis method was used to examine allozyme variation both within and between three members of the genus Fucus: F. spiralis, F. vesiculosus and F. serratus and Ascophyllum nodosum. Samples of algae were collected from two... Read More

Seasonal patterns in the reproductive activity of barnacle-dwelling littorinids (2000)
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Johnson, L. J., Mill, P. J., Hull, S. L., Ducrotoy, P., & Caley, K. J. (2000). Seasonal patterns in the reproductive activity of barnacle-dwelling littorinids. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 80(5), 821-826. doi:10.1017/s0025315400002794

The reproductive activity of a population of barnacle-dwelling littorinids at Peak Steel, on the north east coast of England, was investigated. Variation in the number of mature males and females, expressed as a percentage of the whole population, sh... Read More

The occurrence of abnormal embryos in two ovoviviparous barnacle-dwelling littorinids (2000)
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Johnson, L. J., Mill, P. J., Hull, S. L., & Ducrotoy, J. (2000). The occurrence of abnormal embryos in two ovoviviparous barnacle-dwelling littorinids. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 80(3), (547-548). doi:10.1017/S0025315400002265. ISSN 0025-3154

The occurrence of developmental abnormalities in two ovoviviparous littorinids (Littorina neglecta and a barnacle-dwelling form of L. saxatilis) inhabiting the barnacle zone at Peak Steel, Ravenscar on the north-east coast of England was investigated... Read More

Clonal diversity and rockpool size in the marine ostracod, Callistocythere badia (2000)
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Hull, S. L., & Rollinson, D. (2000). Clonal diversity and rockpool size in the marine ostracod, Callistocythere badia. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 80(3), 551-552. doi:10.1017/S0025315400002289

Samples containing the marine ostracod Callistocythere badia were collected from upper shore rockpools on Filey Brigg, north-east England in order to examine the life cycle and genetic structure of the species. Reproduction occurred during spring/sum... Read More

Some implications of plant size in monotypic and polytypic populations of Fucus spiralis (2000)
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Scott, G. W., Shaw, J. H., Hull, S. L., Pickaert, C., & Burlak, A. M. (2000). Some implications of plant size in monotypic and polytypic populations of Fucus spiralis. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 80(2), 359-360. doi:10.1017/S0025315499001952

Plant size and aspects of the reproductive potential of monotypic and polytypic populations of Fucus spiralis and Fucus spiralis forma nanus were compared. The two formae were distinct, but the differences between them were less pronounced where they... Read More

Sex-biased colour polymorphism in the marine ostracod Paradoxostoma variabile (Crustacea) (2000)
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Hull, S. L., & Rollinson, D. (2000). Sex-biased colour polymorphism in the marine ostracod Paradoxostoma variabile (Crustacea). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 80(1), 69-73. doi:10.1017/S0025315499001575

Samples of four species of algae were collected from three mid-shore pools on each of three shores on the north-east coast of England in order to describe colour polymorphism in the common intertidal ostracod Paradoxostoma variabile. Eight different... Read More

Comparison of tidepool phytal ostracod abundance and assemblage structure on three spatial scales (1999)
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Hull, S. (1999). Comparison of tidepool phytal ostracod abundance and assemblage structure on three spatial scales. Marine ecology progress series, 182, 201-208. doi:10.3354/meps182201

Triplicate samples of Corallina officinalis L. were collected from either side of 5 large mid-shore pools on 3 shores in north-eastern England (Ravenscar, Filey Brigg and Flamborough) in order to examine the patterns of variation in abundance of diff... Read More

Intertidal ostracod (Crustacea: Ostracoda) abundance and assemblage structure within and between four shores in north-east England (1999)
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Hull, S. L. (1999). Intertidal ostracod (Crustacea: Ostracoda) abundance and assemblage structure within and between four shores in north-east England. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 79(6), 1045-1052. doi:10.1017/S0025315499001289

Triplicate samples of rockpool algae were collected at each of three tidal elevations (upper, mid and low) from four shores on the north-east coast of England. Two moderately exposed (Ravenscar, the exposed shore at Filey Brigg), and two moderately s... Read More

Reproduction in four populations of brooding periwinkle (Littorina) at Ravenscar, North Yorkshire: adaptation to the local environment? (1999)
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Hull, S. L., Grahame, J., & Mill, P. J. (1999). Reproduction in four populations of brooding periwinkle (Littorina) at Ravenscar, North Yorkshire: adaptation to the local environment?. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 79(5), 891-898. doi:10.1017/s0025315499001058

The current study examines the reproductive patterns found within four ovoviviparous, brooding periwinkle populations on one shore in the north-east coast of England; the boulder dwelling populations Littorina saxatilis H (upper-shore form with thin... Read More