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Recent Publications

In the field of fish conservation genetics...
  • 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.  
  • Finnegan, A.K., Griffiths, A.M., King, R.A., Machado-Schiaffino, G., Porcher, J.-P., Garcia-Vazquez, E., Bright, D. and Stevens J.R. (2013) Use of multiple markers demonstrates a cryptic western refugium and postglacial colonisation routes of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) in northwest Europe.  Heredity 111, 34–43.

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...
  • 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.
  • Bowkett, A.E., Jones, T., Laizzer, R.L., Plowman, A.B. and Stevens, J.R. (2013) Can molecular data validate morphometric identification of faecal pellets in Tanzanian forest antelope species?  Conservation Genetics Resources, 5: 1095–1100.
 
In the fields of parasitology and entomology...
  • 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.
  • 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]
  • Hamilton, P.B. Cruickshank, C., Stevens, J.R. Teixeira, M.M.G. and Mathews, F. (2012) Parasites reveal movement of bats between New and Old Worlds.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 63: 521–526. [View PDF]
  • Hamilton, P. B., Teixeira, M.M.G. and Stevens, J.R. (2012) The evolution of Trypanosoma cruzi – the ‘bat seeding’ hypothesis. Trends in Parasitology, 28 (4): 136–141. [View PDF]
  • Morgan, E.R., Clare, E.L., Jefferies, R. and Stevens, J. R. (2012) Parasite epidemiology in a changing world: can molecular phylogeography help us tell the wood from the trees? Parasitology [Link to PDF]

In the field of food authenticity...
  • 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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