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Recent Publications

In the field of fish conservation genetics... 
  • 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.
  • 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.


In the field of marine connectivity and MPA design... 
  • Holland, L.P., Jenkins, T.L. and Stevens, J.R. (2017) Contrasting patterns of population structure and gene flow facilitate exploration of connectivity in two widely distributed temperate octocorals. Heredity (online 15/3/2017), DOI 10.1038/hdy.2017.14. 
  • 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. 
  • 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.

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. 

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