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Recent Publications

In the field of fish conservation genetics... 
  • Gubili, C. Macleod, K. William, P. Hanel, P. Batzakas, I Farrell, E.D. Lynghammar, A. Mancusi, C. Mariani, S. Menezes, G.M. Neat, F. Scarcella, G. & Griffiths, A.M. (2016). Connectivity in the Deep: Phylogeography of the Velvet Belly lanternshark. Deep-Sea Research Part I. 115: 233–239
  • Goodwin J.C.A., King R.A., Jones J.I., Ibbotson A. and Stevens J.R. (2016) A small number of anadromous females drive reproduction in a brown trout (Salmo trutta L.) population in an English chalk stream catchment.  Freshwater Biology (accepted 9/3/2016)
  • Ball, R.E. Serra-Pereira, B. Ellis, J. Genner, M. Iglesias, S. Johnston, A. Jones, C.S.  Leslie, R. Lewis, J. Mariani, S. Menezes, G. Neat, F. Noble, L.R. Sims, D.W. & Griffiths, A.M. (2016). Resolving Taxonomic Uncertainty in Vulnerable Elasmobranchs: Are the Madeiran Skate (Raja maderensis) and the Thornback Ray (Raja clavata) distinct species? Conservation Genetics. 17: 565–576
  • Paris J.R., King, R.A. and Stevens J.R. (2015) Human mining activity across the ages determines the genetic structure of modern brown trout (Salmo trutta L.) populations. Evolutionary Applications, 8: 573-585.
  • Hamilton P.B., Cowx I.G., Oleksiak M.F., Griffiths A.M., Grahn M., Stevens J.R., Carvalho G.R., Nicol E. and Tyler C.R. (2015) Understanding population level consequences for wild fish exposed to sub-lethal concentrations of chemicals.  Fish and Fisheries (accepted 30/6/15; published online: 3 AUG 2015)
  • Selly S.-L. C., Hickey J. and Stevens J.R. (2014) A tale of two hatcheries: Assessing bias in the hatchery process for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). Aquaculture 434: 254–263.
  • Gubili, C. Sims, D.W. Veríssimo, A. Domenici, P. Ellis, J. Grigoriou, P. Andrew F. Johnson, A.F. McHugh, M. Neat, F. Satta, A. Scarcella, G. Serra-Pereira, B. Soldo, A. Genner, M.J. & Griffiths, A.M. (2014). A tale of two seas: contrasting patterns of population structure in the small-spotted catshark across Europe. Royal Society Open Science, 1(3), 140175.
  • Lynghammar, A. Christiansen J. S. Griffiths, A.M. Fevolden, S-E. Hop, H. & Bakken T. (2014) DNA barcoding of the northern Northeast Atlantic skates (Chondrichthyes, Rajidae) with remarks on the widely distributed starry ray. Zoologica Scripta, 45: 485-495.
  • Horreo J.L., Machado-Schiaffino G., Griffiths A.M., Bright D., Stevens J. & Garcia-Vazquez E. (2014) Long-term effects of stock transfers: synergistic introgression of allochthonous genomes in salmonids. Journal of Fish Biology, 85: 292-306.
  • Hamilton, P.B., E. Nicol, E.S. De-Bastos, R.J. Williams, J.P. Sumpter, S. Jobling, J.R. Stevens and C.R. Tyler (2014) Populations of a cyprinid fish are self-sustaining despite widespread feminization of males.  BMC Biology, 12: 1.  

In the field of marine connectivity and MPA design... 
  • Kennedy, E.V., Foster, N.L., Mumby, P.J. and Stevens, J.R. (2015) Widespread prevalence of cryptic Symbiodinium D in the key Caribbean reef builder, Orbicella annularisCoral Reefs, 34: 519-531.
  • Kennedy, E.V., C. T. Perry, P. R. Halloran, R. Iglesias-Prieto, C.H.L. Schönberg, M. Wisshak, A.U. Form, J.P. Carricart-Ganivet, M. Fine, C.M. Eakin and P.J. Mumby (2013). Avoiding coral reef functional collapse requires local and global action. Current Biology, 23: 912–918.
  • Holland, L.P., D.A. Dawson, G.J. Horsburgh and J.R. Stevens (2013) Isolation and characterization of eleven microsatellite loci from the ubiquitous temperate octocoral Alcyonium digitatum (Linnaeus, 1758). Conservation Genetics Resources, 5: 767–770.
  • Holland, L.P., Dawson, D.A., Horsburgh, G.J., Krupa, A.P. and Stevens, J.R. (2013) Isolation and characterization of fourteen microsatellite loci from the endangered octocoral Eunicella verrucosa (Pallas, 1766). Conservation Genetics Resources, 5: 825–829. 

In the field of mammalian conservation genetics...
  • Thompson, K.F., Patel, S., Baker, C.S., Constantine, R., Millar, C.D. (2015). Bucking the trend: genetic analysis reveals high diversity and little differenctiation in a deep ocean cetacean. Heredity 116: 277-285.
  • Pountney A., Filby A.L., Thomas G.O., Simpson V.R., Chadwick E.A., Stevens J.R. and Tyler C.R. (2015) High liver content of polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) in otters (Lutra lutra) from England and Wales.  Chemosphere, 118: 81–86. 
  • Bowkett, A.E., Jones, T., Rovero, F., Nielsen, M.R., Davenport, T.R.B., Hawkins, D., Plowman, A.B. and Stevens, J.R. (2014) Distribution and genetic diversity of the Endangered Abbott’s duiker Cephalophus spadix in the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania. Endangered Species Research, 24: 105-114. 

In the fields of parasitology and entomology...
  • McDonagh L.M., West H., Harrison J.W. and Stevens J.R. (2016) Which mitochondrial gene (if any) is best for insect phylogenetics?  Insect Systematics & Evolution, 47: (accepted 22 March 2016; view PDF).

  • Hall, M.J.R., Wall, R.L. and Stevens, J.R. (2016) Traumatic myiasis: A neglected disease in a changing world. Annual Review of Entomology, 61: 159-17. [View PDF].
  • Boufana, B. Lett, W.S. Lahmar, S. Griffiths, A. Jenkins, D. Buishie, I. Engliez, S.A. Alrefadi, M.A. Eljaki, A. Elmestiri, F.M.  Reyes, M. Pointing, S.  Al-Hindi, A. Paul Torgerson, P.  Okomoto, M. Craig, P.S. (2015) Canine echinococcosis: haplotypes and genetic variation of Echinococcus granulosus (s.s.) from definitive hosts. Journal of Helminthology, 89: 689-698.
  • Stevens J.R. (2014) Free-living bodonids and derived parasitic trypanosomatids: but what lies in between? Trends in Parasitology, 30 (3): 113–114. [View PDF]

In the field of food authenticity...
  • Vandamme, S.G.* Griffiths, A.M.* Taylor, S. Di Muri, C. Hankard, E.A. Towne, J. Watson, M. & Mariani, S. (2016). Sushi-bar-coding in the UK: another kettle of fish. PeerJ. 4:e1891
  • Mariani, S. Griffiths, A.M. Velasco, A. Kappel, K. Jérôme, M. Perez-Martin, R.I. Schröder, U. Verrez-Bagnis, V. Silva, H. Vandamme, S.G. Boufana, B. Mendes, R. Shorten, M. Smith, C. Hankard, E. Hook, S.A. Weymer, A.S. Gunning & D. Sotelo, C.G. (2015) Europe gets to grip with seafood labels. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13: 536-540
  • Griffiths, A.M. Sotelo, C. G. Mendes, R. Perez Martin, R. I. Schröder, U. Shorten, M. Silva, H. A. Verrez-Bagnis, V. & Mariani, S. (2014) Current Methods for Seafood Authenticity Testing in Europe: is there a Need for Harmonisation? Food Control 45: 95-100.
  • Griffiths, A.M. Miller, D.D. Egan, A. Fox, J. Greenfield, A. & Mariani, S. (2013) DNA Barcoding unveils skate (Chondrichthyes: Rajidae) species diversity in ‘ray’ products sold across Ireland and the UK. PeerJ 1:e129.
  • Bréchon, A.L., Coombs S.H., Sims D.W., & Griffiths A.M. (2013) A rapid genetic technique unravels larval clupeid composition in the Western English Channel and investigates mislabelling in processed fish products. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 70: 399–407.


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