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In the field of fish population genetics... 
  • Paris, J. R., Sherman, K. D., Bell, E. , Boulenger, C. , Delord, C. , El‐Mahdi, M. B., Fairfield, E. A., Griffiths, A. M., Gutmann Roberts, C. , Hedger, R. D., Holman, L. E., Hooper, L. H., Humphries, N. E., Katsiadaki, I. , King, R. A., Lemopoulos, A. , Payne, C. J., Peirson, G. , Richter, K. K., Taylor, M. I., Trueman, C. N., Hayden, B. and Stevens, J. R. (2018), Understanding and managing fish populations: keeping the toolbox fit for purpose. J Fish Biol, 92: 727-751. doi:10.1111/jfb.13549
  • Ikediashi, C., Paris, J.R., King, R.A., Beaumont, W.R.C., Ibbotson, A. and Stevens, J.R. (2018) Atlantic salmon Salmo salar in the chalk streams of England are genetically unique. Journal of Fish Biology 92: 621–641.
  • Nicol, E., Stevens, J.R. and Jobling, S. (2017) Riverine fish diversity varies according to geographical isolation and land use modification.  Ecology and Evolution, 7: 7872–7883. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3237.
  • John Gilbey, Jamie Coughlan, Vidar Wennevik, Paulo Prodöhl, Jamie R. Stevens, Carlos Garcia de Leaniz, Dennis Ensing, Eef Cauwelier, Corrine Cherbonnel, Sofia Consuegra, Mark W. Coulson, Tom F. Cross, Walter Crozier, Eileen Dillane, Jonathan S. Ellis, Eva García-Vázquez, Andrew M. Griffiths, Sigurdur Gudjonsson, Kjetil Hindar, Sten Karlsson, David Knox, Gonzalo Machado-Schiaffino, Dorte Meldrup, Einar Eg Nielsen, Kristinn Ólafsson, Craig R. Primmer, Sergey Prusov, Lee Stradmeyer, Juha-Pekka Vähä, Alexey Je. Veselov, Lucy M. I. Webster, Philip McGinnity, Eric Verspoor. (2017) A microsatellite baseline for genetic stock identification of European Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.), ICES Journal of Marine Science, fsx184,
  • King, R.A., Hillman, R., Elsmere, P., Stockley, B. and Stevens, J.R. (2016) Investigating patterns of straying and mixed stock exploitation of sea trout, Salmo trutta, in rivers sharing an estuary in south-west England.  Fisheries Management and Ecology, 23: 376–389. 
  • 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 61: 1075–1089.
  • 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.
  • 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. (2016) Understanding population level consequences for wild fish exposed to sub-lethal concentrations of chemicals. Fish and Fisheries, 17: 545–566.

In the field of marine connectivity and MPA design... 
  • Jenkins TL, Ellis CD, Triantafyllidis A, Stevens JR (2019) Single nucleotide polymorphisms reveal a genetic cline across the northeast Atlantic and enable powerful population assignment in the European lobster. Evolutionary Applications (
  • Jenkins, TL, Castilho, R and Stevens, JR (2018) Meta-analysis of northeast Atlantic marine taxa shows contrasting phylogeographic patterns following post-LGM expansions. PeerJ, 6: e5684.
  • Jenkins TL and Stevens JR (2018) Assessing connectivity between MPAs: selecting taxa and translating genetic data to inform policy. Marine Policy, 94: 165-173.
  • Jenkins TL, Ellis CD, and Stevens JR (2018) SNP discovery in European lobster (Homarus gammarus) using RAD sequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources,
  • Holland LP, Jenkins TL, and Stevens JR (2017) Contrasting patterns of population structure and gene flow facilitate exploration of connectivity in two widely distributed temperate octocorals. Heredity, 119: 35-48.
  • Kennedy, E.V., Tonk, L., Foster, N.L., Chollett, I., Ortiz, J.-C., Dove, S., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Mumby, P.J. and Stevens, J.R. (2017) Symbiodinium biogeography tracks environmental patterns rather than host genetics in a key Caribbean reef-builder, Orbicella annularis.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B., 283: 20161938. 
In the fields of parasitology and entomology...
  • Hutchinson, R. and Stevens, J. R. (2018) Barcoding in trypanosomes. Parasitology, 145: 563–573.
  • 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: 245–266. [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].

In the field of food authenticity...
  • Sotelo CG, Velasco A, Perez-Martin RI, Kappel K, Schröder U, Verrez-Bagnis V, Jérôme M, Mendes R, Silva H, Mariani S, & Griffiths A. (2018) Tuna labels matter in Europe: Mislabelling rates in different tuna products. PLoS ONE 13(5): e0196641.
  • 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

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