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MSS Publications 2017/18

Marine Scotland Science Staff Publications 2017-2018

Peer-reviewed papers

Abascal, A.J., J. Sanchez, H. Chiri, M.I. Ferrer, M. Cardenas, A. Gallego, S. Castanedo, R. Medina, A. Alonso-Martirena, B. Berx, W.R. Turrell, and S.L. Hughes. 2017. Operational oil spill trajectory modelling using HF radar currents: A northwest European continental shelf case study. Marine Pollution Bulletin 119 (1):336-350.

Armstrong, J.D., S. McKelvey, G.W.  Smith, P. Rycroft, and R.J. Fryer. 2018. Effects of individual variation in length, condition and run-time on return rates of wild-reared Atlantic salmon Salmo salar smolts. Journal of Fish Biology 92 (3):569-578.

Auer, S.K., G.J. Anderson, S. McKelvey, R.D. Basser, D. McLennan, J.D. Armstrong, K.H. Nislow, H.K. Downie, L. McKelvey, T.A.J. Morgan, K. Salin, D.L. Orrell, A. Gauthey, T.C. Reid, and N.B. Metcalfe. 2018. Nutrients from salmon parents alter selection pressures on their offspring. Ecology Letters 21 (2):287-295.

Bedford, J., D. Johns, A. McQuatters-Gollop, and S.P.R. Greenstreet. 2018. Plankton as prevailing conditions: a surveillance role for plankton indicators within the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. Marine Policy 89:109-115.

Bergmann, S.M., E.S. Munro, and J.S. Kempter. 2017. Can water disinfection prevent the transmission of infectious koi herpesvirus to naïve carp? – a case report. Journal of Fish Diseases 40 (7):885–893.

Berx, B., K. M. H. Larsen, and T. Rossby. 2017. Tracking water through the North Atlantic Ocean. Eos 98. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017EO076827

Berx, B., D. Lee, and A. Gallego. 2017. Stability of stored salinity samples. Limnology and Oceanography Methods 15 (11):960-966.

Boulcott, P., J. Clarke, and P.J. Wright. 2017. Effect of size on spawning time in the lesser sandeel Ammodytes marinus. Journal of Fish Biology 91 (1):362-367.

Boulcott, P., D.   Stirling, J. Clarke, and P. J. Wright. In press. Estimating fishery effects in a marine protected area: Lamlash Bay. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

Bresnan, E., C. Baker Austin, C.J.A. Campos, K. Davidson, M. Edwards, A. Hall, D. Lees, A. McKinney, S. Milligan, and J Silke. 2017. Human health. MCCIP Science Review 2017 http://doi.org/10.14465/2017.arc10.008-huh.  

Bruintjes, R., H. R. Harding, T. Bunce, F. Birch, J. Lister, I. Spiga, T. Benson, K. Rossington, D. Jones, C. R. Tyler, A. N. Radford, and S. D. Simpson. 2017. Shipbuilding docks as experimental systems for realistic assessments of anthropogenic stressors on marine organisms. BioScience 67 (9):853-859.

Buddendorf, W.B., I.A. Malcolm, J. Geris, L. Fabris, K.J. Millidine, M.E. Wilkinson, and C. Soulsby. 2017. Spatio-temporal effects of river regulation on habitat quality for Atlantic salmon fry. Ecological Indicators 83:292-302.

Castellani, M., M. Heino, J. Gilbey, H. Araki, T. Svåsand, and K.A Glover. In press. Modeling fitness changes in wild Atlantic salmon populations faced by spawning intrusion of domesticated escapees. Evolutionary Applications Online first. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12615  

Catarino, D., S. Stefanni, P.E. Jorde, G.M. Menezes, J.B. Company, F. Neat, and H. Knutsen. 2017. The role of the Strait of Gibraltar in shaping the genetic structure of the Mediterranean Grenadier, Coryphaenoides mediterraneus, between the Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea. PLoS One 12 (5):e0174988.

Cauwelier, E., J. Gilbey, J. Sampayo, L. Stradmeyer, and S.J. Middlemas. 2017. Identification of a single genomic region associated with seasonal river return timing in adult Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) identified using a genome-wide association study. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Online first. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2017-0293

Cauwelier, E., D.C. Stewart, C.P. Millar, J. Gilbey, and S. Middlemas. 2018. Across rather than between river genetic structure in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar in north‐east Scotland, UK: potential causes and management implications. Journal of Fish Biology Online first. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.13542

Cauwelier, E., E. Verspoor, M.W. Coulson, A. Armstrong, D. Knox, L. Stradmeyer, L.M.I. Webster, and J. Gilbey. 2018. Ice sheets and genetics: insights into the phylogeography of Scottish Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L. Journal of Biogeography 45 (1):51-63.

Chance, R.J., Z. Alcock, C. Secombes, B. Collet, and C. Collins. 2018. Effect of repeated exposure to AQUI-S® on the viability and growth of Neoparamoeba perurans. Journal of Fish Diseases 41 (2):291-298.

Chimienti, M., T. Cornulier, E. Owen, M. Bolton, I.M. Davies, J.M.J. Travis, and B.E. Scott. 2017. Taking movement data to new depths: inferring prey availability and patch profitability from seabird foraging behaviour. Ecology and Evolution 7 (23):10252–10265.

Collet, B., C. Collins, and K. Lester. 2018. Engineered cell lines for fish health research. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 80:34-40.

Costa, J. Z., Ú. McCarthy, O. Perez, E. Ramos, M. Rodriguez, O. Monterroso, and R. Riera. 2017. Occurrence of Photobacterium damselae Subsp. Piscicida in Sea-Cage Farmed Meagre (Argyrosomus regius) in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Thalassas: An International Journal of Marine Sciences 33 (1):65–71.

De Dominicis, M., R. O'Hara Murray, and J. Wolf. 2017. Multi-scale ocean response to a large tidal stream turbine array. Renewable Energy 114:1160-1179.

Dees, P., E. Bresnan, A. C. Dale, M. Edwards, D. Johns, B. Mouat, C. Whyte, and K. Davidson. 2017. Harmful algal blooms in the Eastern North Atlantic Ocean. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114 (46):E9763.

Dickey-Collas, M., A. McQuatters-Gollop, E. Bresnan, A.C. Kraberg, J.P. Manderson, R.D.M. Nash, S.A. Otto, A.F. Sell, J.F. Tweddle, and V.M. Trenkel. 2017. Pelagic habitat: exploring the concept of good environmental status. ICES Journal of Marine Science 74 (9):2333–2341.

Dugdale, S.J., D.M. Hannah, and I.A. Malcolm. 2018. River temperature modelling: A review of process-based approaches and future directions. Earth-Science Reviews 175:97-113.

Dugdale, S.J., I.A. Malcolm, K. Kantola, and D.M. Hannah. 2018. Stream temperatures under contrasting riparian forest cover: an examination of thermal dynamics, microclimates and heat exchanges. Science of the Total Environment 610-611:1375-1389.

Eigaard, Ole R., Francois Bastardie, Niels T. Hintzen, Lene Buhl-Mortensen, Pål Buhl-Mortensen, Rui Catarino, Grete E. Dinesen, Josefine Egekvist, Heino O. Fock, Kerstin Geitner, Hans D. Gerritsen, Manuel Marín González, Patrik Jonsson, Stefanos Kavadas, Pascal Laffargue, Mathieu Lundy, Genoveva Gonzalez-Mirelis, J. Rasmus Nielsen, Nadia Papadopoulou, Paulette E. Posen, Jacopo Pulcinella, Tommaso Russo, Antonello Sala, Cristina Silva, Christopher J. Smith, Bart Vanelslander, Adriaan D. Rijnsdorp, Francois Bastardie, Niels T. Hintzen, Lene Buhl-Mortensen, Pål Buhl-Mortensen, Rui Catarino, Grete E. Dinesen, Josefine Egekvist, Heino O. Fock, Kerstin Geitner, Hans D. Gerritsen, Manuel Marín González, Patrik Jonsson, Stefanos Kavadas, Pascal Laffargue, Mathieu Lundy, Genoveva Gonzalez-Mirelis, J. Rasmus Nielsen, Nadia Papadopoulou, Paulette E. Posen, Jacopo Pulcinella, Tommaso Russo, Antonello Sala, Cristina Silva, Christopher J. Smith, Bart Vanelslander, and Adriaan D. Rijnsdorp. 2017. The footprint of bottom trawling in European waters: distribution, intensity, and seabed integrity. ICES Journal of Marine Science 74 (3):847-865.

Elliot, S.A.M., B. Allan, W.R. Turrell, M. R. Heath, and D. M Bailey. Accepted. Survival of the fittest: explanations for gadoid imbalance in heavily fished seas. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

Elliot, S.A.M., A.D. Sabatino, M. R. Heath, W.R. Turrell, and D.M. Bailey. 2017. Landscape effects on demersal fish revealed by field observations and predictive seabed modelling. PLoS One 12 (12):e0189011.

Elliot, S.A.M., W.R. Turrell, M.R. Heath, and D.M. Bailey. 2017. Juvenile gadoid habitat and ontogenetic shift observations using stereo-video baited cameras. Marine Ecology Progress Series 568:125-135.

Elliott, S. A. M., R. J.  Milligan, M. R. Heath, W.R. Turrell, and D. M Bailey. 2016. Disentangling habitat concepts for demersal marine fish management. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review Volume 54:173-192

Fabris, L., I.A. Malcolm, W.B. Buddendorf, K.J. Millidine, D. Tetzlaff, and C. Soulsby. 2017. Hydraulic modelling of the spatial and temporal variability in Atlantic salmon parr habitat availability in an upland stream. Science of the Total Environment 601-602:1046-1059.

Fabris, L., I.A. Malcolm, W.B. Buddendorf, and C. Soulsby. 2018. Integrating process-based flow and temperature models to assess riparian forests and temperature amelioration in salmon streams. Hydrological Processes 32 (6):776-791.

Fanjul, A., A. Iriarte, F. Villate, I. Uriarte, A. Atkinson, and K. Cook. 2018. Zooplankton seasonality across a latitudinal gradient in the Northeast Atlantic Shelves Province. Continental Shelf Research 160:49-62.

Fanjul, A., F. Villate, I. Uriarte, A. Iriarte, A. Atkinson, and K. Cook. 2017. Zooplankton variability at four monitoring sites of the Northeast Atlantic Shelves differing in latitude and trophic status. Journal of Plankton Research 39 (6):891-909.

Gaither, M.R., G.A. Gkafas, M.  de Jong, F. Sarigol, F. Neat, T. Regnier, D. Moore, D.R. Gröcke, N. Hall, X. Liu, J. Kenny, A. Lucaci, M. Hughes, S. Haldenby, and A.R. Hoelzel. 2018. Genomics of habitat choice and adaptation to ocean depth in a deep-sea fish. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2:680-687.

Gallego, A., R. O'Hara Murray, B. Berx, W.R. Turrell, M.E. Inall, T. Sherwin, J. Siddorn, S. Wakelin, V. Vlasenko, L.R. Hole, K.F. Dagestad, J. Rees, L. Short, P. Rønningen, C.E. Main, C.J. Beegle-Krause, S. Legrand, T. Gutierrez, U. Witte, and N. Mulanaphy. 2018. Current status of deepwater oil spill modelling in the Faroe-Shetland Channel, Northeast Atlantic, and future challenges. Marine Pollution Bulletin 127:484–504.

Garner, G., I.A. Malcolm, J.P. Sadler, and D.M Hannah. 2017. The role of riparian vegetation density, channel orientation and water velocity in determining river temperature dynamics. Journal of Hydrology 553:471-485.

Giering, S. L. C., S. R. Wells, K. M. J. Mayers, H. Schuster, L. Cornwell, E. Fileman, A. Atkinson, K. B. Cook, C. Preece, and D. J. Mayor. In press. Seasonal variation of zooplankton community structure and trophic position in the Celtic Sea: a stable isotope and biovolume spectrum approach. Progress in Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2018.03.012

Gilbey, J., J. Coughlan, V. Wennevik, P. Prodöhl, J.R. Stevens, C. Garcia De Leaniz, D. Ensing, E. Cauwelier, C. Cherbonnel, S. Consuegra, M.W. Coulson, T.F. Cross, W. Crozier, E. Dillane, J.S. Ellis, E. García-Vázquez, A.M. Griffiths, S. Gudjonsson, K. Hindar, S. Karlsson, D. Knox, G. Machado-Schiaffino, D. Meldrup, E. Eg Nielsen, K. Ólafsson, C.R. Primmer, S. Prusov, L. Stradmeyer, J.-P. Vähä, A.J. Veselov, L.M.I. Webster, P. McGinnity, and E. Verspoor. 2018. A microsatellite baseline for genetic stock identification of European Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). ICES Journal of Marine Science 75 (2):662-674.

Gimpel, A., V. Stelzenmüller, S. Töpsch, D. Brigolin, I. Galparsoro, M. Gubbins, D. Miller, A. Murillas, A.G. Murray, K. Pinarbaşi, G. Roca Carceller, and R. Watret. 2018. A GIS-based tool for an integrated assessment of spatial planning trade-offs with aquaculture. Science of the Total Environment 627:1644-1655.

Glover, R.S., R.J. Fryer, P.J. Bacon, C. Soulsby, and I.A. Malcolm. 2018. Do trends in size of female Atlantic salmon have a substantial effect on egg deposition? Fisheries Management and Ecology 25 (2):158-161.

González-Irusta, J.M., and P.J. Wright. 2017. Spawning grounds of whiting (Merlangius merlangus). Fisheries Research 195:141-151.

Gordon, T.A.C., H.R. Harding, F.K. Clever, I.K. Davidson, W. Davison, D.W. Montgomery, R.C. Weatherhead, F.M.  Windsor, J.D. Armstrong, A. Bardonnet, E. Bergman, J.R. Britton, I.M.  Côté, D. D'agostino, L.A. Greenberg, A.R. Harborne, K.K. Kahilainen, N.B. Metcalfe, S.C. Mills, N.J. Milner, F.H. Mittermayer, L. Montorio, S.L. Nedelec, J.M. Prokkola, L.A. Rutterford, A.G.V. Salvanes, S.D. Simpson, A. Vainikka, J.K. Pinnegar, and E.M. Santos. 2018. Fishes in a changing world: learning from the past to promote sustainability of fish populations. Journal of Fish Biology 92 (3):804-827.

Gregory, S.D., J.D. Armstrong, and J.R. Britton. 2018. Is bigger really better? Towards improved models for testing how Atlantic salmon Salmo salar smolt size affects marine survival. Journal of Fish Biology 92 (3):579-592.

Hall, L.M., C.M. Collins, and B. Collet. In press. The potential benefits of repeated measure experiments for fish disease-challenge host-pathogen investigations. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fsi.2018.01.033.

Hall, L.M., S. Duguid, and P.A. Noguera. 2017. Utilising pathology codes to detect increases in aquatic animal disease occurrence: a retrospective case study. Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists 37:183-189.

Hall, L.M., and A.G. Murray. 2018. Describing temporal change in adult female Lepeophtheirus salmonis abundance on Scottish farmed Atlantic salmon at the national and regional levels. Aquaculture 489:148-153.

Hall, R.A., B. Berx, and M.E. Inall. 2017. Observing internal tides in high risk regions using co-located ocean gliders and moored ADCPs. Oceanography 30 (2):51-52.

Hansen, B., T. Poulsen, K.M.H. Larsen, H. Hátún, S. Østerhus, E. Darelius, B. Berx, D. Quadfasel, and K. Jochumsen. 2017. Atlantic water flow through the Faroese Channels. Ocean Science Discussions 13 (6):873-888.

Hansen, F.T., F. Burns, S. Post, U.H. Thygesen, T. Jansen. 2018. Length measurement methods of Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) and Atlantic horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) – current practice, conversion keys and recommendations. Fisheries Research 205 : 57-64.

Hartman, S.E., M.P. Humphreys, C. Kivimäe, E.M.S. Woodward, V Kitidis, T. McGarth, D.J. Hydes, N. Greenwood, T. Hull, C. Ostle, D.J. Pearce, D. Sivyer, B.M. Stewart, P. Walsham, S.C. Painter, E. MocGovern, S. Harris, A. Griffiths, A. Smilenova, J. Clarke, C. Davis, and P. Nightingale. 2018. Seasonality and spatial heterogeneity of the surface ocean carbonate system in the northwest European continental shelf. Progress in Oceanography Online first. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2018.02.005.

Henson, S.A., H.S. Cole, J. Hopkins, A.P. Martin, and A. Yool. 2018. Detection of climate change-driven trends in phytoplankton phenology. Global Change Biology 24 (1):e101-e111.

Herath, T.K., A.J. Jayasuriya Ashby, N.S., J.E. Bron, J.F. Taylor, A. Adams, R.H. Richards, M. Weidmann, H.W. Ferguson, J.B. Taggart, H. Migaud, M.J. Fordyce, and K.D. Thompson. 2017. Impact of Salmonid alphavirus infection in diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) fry. PLoS One 12 (9):e0179192.

Hoffle, H., C. J. G. Van Damme, C. Fox, S. Lelievre, C. Loots, R. D. M. Nash, S. Vaz, P. J. Wright, and P. Munk. 2018. Linking spawning ground extent to environmental factors - patterns and dispersal during the egg phase of four north sea fishes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 75 (3):357-374.

Hylland, K., T. Burgeot, C. Martinez-Gomez, T. Lang, C. D. Robinson, J. Svavarsson, J. E. Thain, A. D. Vethaak, and M. J. Gubbins. 2017. How can we quantify impacts of contaminants in marine ecosystems? The ICON project. Marine Environmental Research 124:2-10.

Jackson, F.L., R.J. Fryer, D.M Hannah, and I.A. Malcolm. 2017. Can spatial statistical river temperature models be transferred between catchments? Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21 (9):4727-4745.

Jackson, F.L., R.J. Fryer, D.M. Hannah, C.P. Millar, and I.A. Malcolm. 2018. A spatio-temporal statistical model of maximum daily river temperatures to inform the management of Scotland’s Atlantic salmon rivers under climate change. Science of the Total Environment 612:1543-1558.

Jeffery, N.W., R.R.E. Stanley, B.F. Wringe, J. Guijarro-Sabaniel, V. Bourret, L. Bernatchez, P. Bentzen, R.G. Beiko, J. Gilbey, M. Clément, and I.R. Bradbury. 2017. Range-wide parallel climate-associated genomic clines in Atlantic salmon. Royal Society Open Science 4 (11):Article number 171394.

Kenny, A.J., N. Campbell, M. Koen-Alonso, P. Pepin, and D. Diz. In press. Delivering sustainable fisheries through adoption of a risk-based framework as part of an ecosystem approach to fisheries management. Marine Policy. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.05.018

Kerr, L. A., N. T. Hintzen, S. X. Cadrin, L. W. Clausen, M. Dickey-Collas, D. R. Goethel, E. M. C. Hatfield, J. P. Kritzer, and R. D. M. Nash. 2017. Lessons learned from practical approaches to reconcile mismatches between biological population structure and stock units of marine fish. ICES Journal of Marine Science 74 (6):1708-1722.

Leon, P., P. Walsham, E. Bresnan, S.E. Hartman, S.L. Hughes, K. Mackenzie, and L. Webster. 2018. Seasonal variability of the carbonate system and coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi at a Scottish Coastal Observatory monotoring site. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 202:302-314.

Loxton, J., A.K. MacLeod, C.R. Nall, T. McCollin, I. Machado, T. Simas, T. Vance, C. Kenny, A. Want, and R. Miller. 2017. Setting an agenda for biofouling research for the marine renewable energy industry. International Journal of Marine Energy 19:293-303.

MacKenzie, K., and C.C. Pert. 2018. Evidence for the decline and possible extinction of a marine parasite species caused by intensive fishing. Fisheries Research 198:63-65.

Mahe, K., Y. Aumond, K. Rabhi, R. Elleboode, E. Bellamy, J. Huet, M. Gault, and D. Roos. 2017. Relationship between somatic growth and otolith growth: a case study of the ornate jobfish Pristipomoides argyrogrammicus from the coast of Réunion (SW Indian Ocean). African Journal of Marine Science 39 (2):145-151.

McLennan, D., J.D. Armstrong, D.C. Stewart, S. McKelvey, W. Boner, P. Monaghan, and N.B. Metcalfe. 2017. Shorter juvenile telemore length is associated with higher survival to spawning in migratory Atlantic salmon. Functional Ecology 31 (11):2070-2079.

McLennan, D., J.D. Armstrong, D.C. Stewart, S. Mckelvey, W. Boner, P.  Monaghan, and N.B. Metcalfe. 2018. Telomere elongation during early development is independent of environmental temperatures in Atlantic salmon. Journal of Experimental Biology Online first. http://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.178616   

McLennan, D., J.D. Armstrong, D.C. Stewart, S. McKelvey, W. Boner, P. Monaghan, and N.B. Metcalfe. 2018. Links between parental life histories of wild salmon and the telomere lengths of their offspring. Molecular Ecology 27 (3):804-814.

McQuatters-Gollop, A., D. Johns, E. Bresnan, J. Skinner, I. Rombouts, R. Stern, A. Aubert, M. Johansen, and T. Knights. 2017. From microscope to management: the critical value of plankton taxonomy to marine policy and biodiversity conservation. Marine Policy 83:1-10.

Millidine, K.J., R.J. Fryer, and I.A. Malcolm. 2018. Understanding the effects of river regulation on Atlantic salmon fry: the importance of channel morphology. River Research and Applications Online first. https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3266

Mindel, B.L., F.C. Neat, T.J. Webb, and J.L Blanchard. 2018. Sized-based indicators show depth-dependent change over time in the deep sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science 75 (1):113-121.

Murphy, F., M. Russell, C. Ewins, and B. Quinn. 2017. The uptake of macroplastic and microplastic by demersal and pelagic fish in the Northeast Atlantic around Scotland. Marine Pollution Bulletin 122:353-359.

Murray, A.G., and N.K.G. Salama. 2017. Modelling disease in aquatic systems that are spread by processes operating at different temporal and spatial scales: examples from salmon aquaculture. CAB Reviews 12 (032):1-11.

Neat, F.C. 2017. Aggregating behaviour, social interactions and possible spawning in the deepwater fish Coryphaenoides rupestris. Journal of Fish Biology 91 (3):975-980.

Neat, F.C., A.J. Jamieson, H.A. Stewart, B.E. Narayanaswamy, N. Collie, M. Stewart, and T.D. Linley. 2018. Visual evidence of reduced seafloor conditions and indications of a cold-seep ecosystem from the Hatton–Rockall basin (NE Atlantic). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom Online first. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315418000115  

Noguera, P.A., B Collet, M Klinger, H Örün, and J del Pozo. 2018. Use of salmon cardiac primary cultures (SCPCs) of different genotypes for comparative kinetics of mx expression, viral load and ultrastructure pathology, after infection with salmon pancreas disease virus (SPDV). Fish & Shellfish Immunology 72:181-186.

Noguera, P.A., B. Grunow, M. Klinger, K. Lester, B. Collet, and J. Del Pozo. 2017. Atlantic salmon cardiac primary cultures: An in vitro model to study viral host pathogen interactions and pathogenesis. PLoS One 12 (7):e0181058

O'Neill, F.G., K.J. Summrbell, and A. Ivanovic. 2018. The contact drag of towed demersal fishing gear components. Journal of Marine Systems 177:39-52.

Palmer, K.J., K.L. Brookes, and L.E. Rendell. 2017. Categorizing click trains to increase taxonomic precision in echolocation click loggers (C-PODs). Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 142 (2):863-877.

Paterson, R.F., S. McNeil, E. Mitchell, T. Adams, S. Swan, D. Clarke, P.I. Miller, E. Bresnan, and K. Davidson. 2017. Environmental control of harmful dinoflagellates and diatoms in a fjordic system. Harmful Algae 69:1-17.

Rabe, B., and J. Hindson. 2017. Forcing mechanisms and hydrodynamics in Loch Linnhe, a dynamically wide Scottish estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 196:159-172.

Rambo, H., V. Stelznmüller, C. Möllmann, and S.P.R. Greenstreet. 2017. Mapping fish community biodiversity for European marine policy requirements. ICES Journal of Marine Science 74 (8):2223-2238.

Régnier, T., F.M. Gibb, and P. J. Wright. 2018. Temperature effects on egg development and larval condition in the lesser sandeel, Ammodytes marinus. Journal of Sea Research 124:34-41.

Rouse, S., P. Hayes, I.M. Davies, and T.A. Wilding. 2018. Offshore pipeline decommissioning: scale and context. Marine Pollution Bulletin 129 (1):241-244.

Rouse, S., A. Kafas, R. Catarino, and P. Hayes. 2018. Commercial fisheries interactions with oil and gas pipelines in the North Sea: considerations for decommissioning. ICES Journal of Marine Science 75 (1):279-286.

Rouse, S., A. Kafas, P. Hayes, and T. Wilding. 2017. Development of data layers to show fishing intensity associated with individual pipeline sections as an aid for decommissioning. Underwater Technology 34 (4):171-178.

Salama, N.K.G., A. Dale, V.V. Ivanov, P.F. Cook, C.C. Pert, C.M. Collins, and B. Rabe. In press. Using biological-physical modelling for informing sea lice dispersal in Loch Linnhe, Scotland. Journal of Fish Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfd.12693

Sangiuliano, S., and I.M. Davies. 2018. A quality management review of Scotland's sectoral marine plan for tidal energy. Ocean and Coastal Management 157:217-226.

Scoulding, B., S. Gastauer, D.N. MacLennan, S.M.M. Fässler, P. Copland, and P.G. Fernandes. 2017. Effects of variable mean target strength on estimates of abundance: The case of Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus). ICES Journal of Marine Science 74 (3):822-831.

Sheehan, P.M.F., B. Berx, A. Gallego, R.A. Hall, K.J. Heywood, and S.L. Hughes. 2017. Thermohaline forcing and interannual variability of northwestern inflows into the northern North Sea. Continental Shelf Research 138:120-131.

Sheehan, P.M.F., B. Berx, A. Gallego, R.A. Hall, K.J. Heywood, S.L. Hughes, and B.Y. Queste. 2018. Shelf sea tidal currents and mixing fronts determined from ocean glider observations. Ocean Science 14 (2):225-236.

Stirling, D. A., P. Boulcott, M. Bidault, K. Gharbi, B. E. Scott, and P. J.  Wright. In press. Identifying the larva of the fan-mussel, Atrina fragilis (Pennant 1777). Journal of Molluscan Studies.

Susdorf, R., N.K.G. Salama, and D Lusseau. 2017. Influence of body condition on the population dynamics of Atlantic salmon with consideration of the potential impact of sea lice. Journal of Fish Diseases Online first. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfd.12748

Tsagarakis, K., A. Carbonell, J. Brcic, J. M. Bellido, P. Carbonara, L. Casciaro, A. Edridge, T. Garcia, M. Gonzalez, S. K. Sifner, A. Machias, E. Notti, G. Papantoniou, A. Sala, F. Å keljo, S. Vitale, and V. Vassilopoulou. 2017. Old info for a new Fisheries Policy: Discard ratios and lengths at discarding in EU Mediterranean bottom trawl fisheries. Frontiers in Marine Science 4 (APR):Article number 99.

Turrell, W.R. 2018. Improving the implementation of marine monitoring in the northeast Atlantic. Marine Pollution Bulletin 128:527–538.

Violi, B., M.R. Gaither, F. Burns, A. Rus Hoelzel, and F. Neat. 2018. Assessing ecological and molecular divergence between the closely related species Hydrolagus pallidus and H. affinis (Chimaeridae). Journal of Fish Biology Online first. http://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.13572

Waldman, S., S. Yamaguchi, R. O'Hara Murray, and D. Woolf. 2017. Tidal resource and interactions between multiple channels in the Goto Islands, Japan. International Journal of Marine Energy 19:332-334.

Wallace, I.S., P. McKay, and A.G. Murray. 2017. A historical review of the key bacterial and viral pathogens of Scottish wild fish. Journal of Fish Diseases 40 (12):1741-1756.

Wang, J., T.  Wang, O. Benedicenti, C. Collins, K.  Wang, C.J.  Secombes, and J.  Zou. 2018. Characterisation of ZBTB46 and DC-SCRIPT/ZNF366 in rainbow trout, transcription factors potentially involved in dendritic cell maturation and activation in fish. Developmental and Comparative Immunology (80):2-14.

Webster, L., M. Russell, N. Shepherd, G. Packer, E.J. Dalgarno, and F. Neat. 2018. Monitoring of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) in Scottish deepwater environments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 128:456-459.

Wright, P.J., J.E. Orpwood, and P. Boulcott. 2017. Warming delays ovarian development in a capital breeder. Marine Biology 164:80.

Wright, P. J., T. Regnier, F.M. Gibb, J. Augley, and S. Devalla. 2018. Identifying stock structuring in the sandeel, Ammodytes marinus, from otolith microchemistry. Fisheries Research 199:19-25.

 

Book chapters

Armstrong, J.D. 2018. Bioenergetics and individual growth of pike. In Biology and Ecology of Pike, edited by C. Skov and P. A. Nilsson: CRC Press. pp62-82.

Bradshaw, C.J.A., A. Kafas, J. Polsenberg, and K.L. Yates. 2018. Introduction: Marine spatial planning in the age of offshore energy. In Offshore energy and marine spatial planning, edited by K. L. Yates and C. J. A. Bradshaw. London: Earthscan, Routledge. pp1-5.

Kafas, A., P. Donohue, I. Davies, E. Murphy, and B.E. Scott. 2018. Displacement of existing activities. In Offshore energy and marine planning, edited by K. L. Yates and C. J. A. Bradshaw: Earthscan, Routledge. 88-112.

Wright, P.J., and S. Rowe. In press. Reproduction and spawning. In Atlantic cod: the bio-ecology of the fish, edited by G. Rose: Wiley. Chapter 3.

 

Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Reports

Dobby, H., R. Fryer, T. Gibson, S. Kinnear, J. Turriff, and A. McLay. 2017. Scottish Scallop Stocks: Results of 2016 Stock Assessments. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (21):178pp.

Fairley, I., H. Karunarathna, and A. Chatzirodou. 2017. Modelling the Effects of Marine Energy Extraction on Non-Cohesive Sediment Transport and Morphological Change in the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (7):34pp.

Gilbey, J., and P.J. Bacon. 2017. Using genetic approaches to estimate population sizes of salmon in Scotland. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (4):14pp.

Greenstreet, S.P.R., and M. Moriarty. 2017. Manual for version 3 of the groundfish survey monitoring and assessment data produce. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (18):77pp.

Greenstreet, S.P.R., and M. Moriarty. 2017. OSPAR Interim Assessment 2017 Fish Indicator Data Manual (relating to version 2 of the Groundfish Survey Monitoring and Assessment Data Product). Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (17):83pp

Hayes, P. 2018. Final Incident Support Information - Transocean Winner January 2018. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 9 (2):96pp.

Hermann, G., J. Graham, and J-P Lacaze. 2017. Microarray for the detection and quantification of toxin-producing phytoplankton species in Scottish coastal waters. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Report Vol 8 (24):17pp

Kinghorn, M., J. Dooley, A. Edridge, R.J. Kynoch, and F.G. O'Neill. 2017. Trials to Assess the Effects of Bobbin Groundgear and a 200 mm Square Mesh Panel to Reduce Unwanted By-Catches in the Commercial Nephrops Fishery. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (3):18pp

MacDonald, P., and J. Mair. 2017. An Investigation into the Commercial Viability of Fish Traps and Jig Fishing in the Scottish Demersal Fishery. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (4):32pp.

Mesquita, C., T. Miethe, H. Dobby, and A. McLay. 2017. Crab and Lobster Fisheries in Scotland: Results of Stock Assessments 2013-2015. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (14):87pp.

Moriarty, M., S.P.R. Greenstreet, and J. Rasmussen. 2017. Derivation of groundfish monitoring and assesment data products for the northeast Atlantic area. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (16):240pp.

Sangiuliano, S. 2018. A Multi-National Project Management Framework Audit of a European Union Marine Spatial Planning Project. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 9 (1):102pp.

Smith, K., P. Walsham, and L. Webster. 2017. The development and validation of a method for quantification of pigments of interest in marine waters using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with diode array detection (DAD). Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (12):80pp.

Turrell, W.R., M. Cox, L. Mason, D.  Milne, and R. Watret. 2017. NMPi Future Climate Change Data Layers. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (11):44pp.

Webster, L., N. Shepherd, M. Russell, G. Packer, E.J. Dalgarno, and F. Neat. 2017. Monitoring of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in Scottish deepwater environments (MoreDeep). Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 No 9, 18pp.

 

Contributions to the ICES Annual Science Conference

Wright, P.J. 2017. Integrating population and individual scale movement into fisheries management: examples from the North Sea. ICES CM F: 347.

Wright, P.J., T. Regnier, F. Gibb, D. Eerkes-Medrano, and P. Boulcott. 2017. The need for a process based understanding of environment – recruitment relationships, as illustrated in the sandeel, Ammodytes marinus. ICES CM P: 173.

 

Contributions to Meetings and Other Publications

Aamelfot, M., A. McBeath, D. Christiansen, I. Matejusova, and K Falk. 2017. Infectious salmon anaemia virus uptake and early infection in Atlantic salmon. 18th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish, Belfast, UK, 3-7th September 2017.

Armstrong, J.D.. 2018. Plenary address. Scottish Ecology, Environment and Conservation Conference 2018, St Andrews, UK, 20-21 March 2018.

Armstrong, J.D. 2017. Freshwater Fisheries Science. Talk. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Armstrong, J.D. Summary of research at the Freshwater fisheries Laboratory in 2017. Talk. Scottish Fisheries Coordination Centre Annual Meeting, Faskally House, Pitlochry. 7th – 8th February 2018.

Armstrong, J.D. 2017. Research at Marine Scotland Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Armstrong, J.D. 2017. Returning salmon in the coastal zone. Scotland’s Atlantic Salmon Festival. Inverness. 30-31 August 2017.

Armstrong, J.D. 2017. Research at Marine Scotland Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory. Poster. Scone Game Fair, Perth. 1-2 July 2017.

Armstrong, J.D., Hammond, P. & Rycroft, P. 2017. Seal predation logger. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017. 

Askem, C.E., B.P. Lyones, E.E.M. Nicolaus, C.D. Robinson, M. Vannoni, K. White, and S.R. Wright. 2017. UK MSFD assessment: Spatial and temporal analysis of biliary 1- hydroxpyrene, ethoxyresourufin-O-deethlase (EROD) and acetylcholinesterase (AChE) activity in flatfish. SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting, Brussels, Belguim, 7-11 May 2017.

Benedicenti, O., C. Secombes, U. McCarthy, and C. Collins. 2017. Atlantic salmon physiological and immune response to ameobic gill disease and insight into the biology of the amoeba. European Association of Fish Pathologists conference, Belfast, UK, 4-7 September 2017.

Berdalet, E.,N. Banas, E. Bresnan, M. Burford, K. Davidson, C. Gobler, B. Karlson, R. Kudela, P.T. Lim, M. Montresor, V. Trainer, G. Usup, K. Yin, H. Enevoldsen and E. Urban; eds.  2017. Global Harmful Algal Blooms, Science and Implementation Plan. SCOR and IOC, Delaware and Paris, 64 pp.

Berx, B. 2017. Women in Scottish Marine Science – A Workshop. MASTS Annual Science Conference, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Berx, B., L. Chafik, S.A. Cunningham, C. Flagg, S.F. Gary, H. Hátún, K. Margeretha, L. Larsen, J. Even, Ø. Nilsen, R.P. Raj, T. Rossby, and K. Walicka. 2017. Integrating altimetry and vessel-mounted current velocity observations to improve estimates of Atlantic water volume, temperature and salt transport in the Faroe-Shetland Channel. ACSIS-OSNAP-RAPID Joint Science Meeting, Oxford, UK, 19-21 September 2017.

Bode, A., H.W. Bange, M. Boersma, E. Bresnan, K. Cook, A. Goffart, K. Isensee, M.W. Lomas, P. Mozetic, F.E. Muller-Karger, L. Lorenzoni, T.D. O'Brien, S. Plourde, and L. Valdes. 2017. The North Atlantic. In What are Marine Ecological Time Series telling us about the ocean?  A Status Report.  IOC Technical Series, No 129, edited by T. D. O'Brien, L. Lorenzoni, K. Isensee and L. Valdes. 55-82

Borges, C., C. Palma, P. Walsham, K. Parmentier, S. Crum, and E. McGovern. 2017. Quality Assurance (QA) for inorganic carbon system measurements in the context of ocean acidification (OA) monitoring and ongoing international developments. 2nd JPI OceansConference, Lisbon, Portugal, 26 October 2017

Bresnan, E. 2017. Phytoplankton taxonomy: a policy perspective. Invited presentation - 4th International Phytoplankton Identification Course, SAHFOS, Plymouth, 4 July 2017.

Bresnan, E., C. Baker Austin, C.J.A. Campos, K. Davidson, M. Edwards, A. Hall, D. Lees, A. McKinney, S. Milligan, and J Silke. 2017. Ten years of HAB MCCIP reporting. Invited presentation, MASTS Annual Science Conference, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Bresnan, E., B. Berx, K. Cook, M. Geldart, J. Hindson, S. Hughes, J-P. Lacaze, D. Lee, P. Walsham, L. Webster, and W.R.  Turrell. 2017. The Scottish Coastal Observatory. MASTS Annual Science Conference, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Bresnan, E., K. Cook, J. Hindson, S Hughes, J-P. Lacaze, P. Walsham, L. Webster, and W.R. Turrell. 2017. The Scottish Coastal Observatory. MASTS Coastal Zone/Coastal Dynamics and Processes Workshop, Crieff, Scotland, 18-19 May 2017.

Bresnan E. and H. Enevoldsen 2017. Progress with the ICES-IOC Harmful Algal Bloom Status Report. Invited presentation, IOC Global HAB Status Report Meeting, IOC data centre, Ostende, Belgium, 24 – 27 September 2017.

Brookes, K.L., E. Edwards, and F. Bennet. 2017. Harbour porpoises and offshore wind energy. WREN Short Science Summary: 2pp. https://tethys.pnnl.gov/publications/wren-sss-harbor-porpoise

Brookes, K.L., E. Edwards, N.D. Merchant, and I. Davies. 2017. Broad-scale acoustic monitoring for cetaceans and underwater noise in relation to offshore wind farm construction in Scotland. Acoustical Society of America conference, Boston, USA, 25-29 June 2017.

Buddendorf W.B., Malcolm I.A., Glover R.S., Millidine K.J., Fryer R.S., Soulsby C. Understanding the effects of environmental variability on the run timing of juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) migrating from upland tributaries. Talk. British Ecological Society Annual Meeting: Ecology Across Borders 2017, Ghent. 13 December 2017.

Campbell, L. 2017. The 2017 Scottish Shelf Model Workshop. MASTS 7th Annual Science Meeting: Sea Change – changing seas, changing times, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 4–6 October 2017.

Campbell, N. 2017. Application of parasites as biological tags to current problems in Scottish fisheries science. MASTS Workshop: Parasites of Commercially Important Marine Fish Species and their Potential as Population Biological Tags, Aberdeen, UK, 5-6 September 2017

Christiansen, D.H., A.J.A. McBeath, M. Aamelfot, I. Matejusova, M. Fourrier, P. White, P.E. Petersen, and K. Falk. 2017. First field evidence of the evolution of a virulent infections salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) from a non-virulent HPRO progenitor18th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish (EAFP), Belfast, UK, 4-7 September 2017. .

Collins, C. 2017. Utility of area sea lice reporting data for assessing numbers of adult female lice in Scotland. 18th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish (EAFP), Belfast, UK, 4-7 September 2017.

Collins, C., K. Lester, J. Del Pozo, and B. Collet. 2017. Protection in salmon against SPDV following DNA vaccination:  immune response and individual fish monitoring. 18th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish (EAFP), Belfast, UK, 4-7 September 2017.

Davies, I M, 2017.  Marine renewable energy.  Presentation at Aberdeen Climate Café, 5 Dec 2017

Davies, I M, 2017.  Prioritisation of marine renewables research.  Presentation at Supergen offshore renewable energy workshop, London, 13 Oct 2017

Davies, I M, K L Brookes, E Edwards, R Main, R Gardiner, N D Merchant, L Hawkins, 2017. Aspects of marine “monitoring” carried out by Marine Scotland Science.  Presentation to SNH Marine Group, 29 Nov 2017.

Davies, I M, 2017.  EcoWatt2050, closing remarks. Presentation to MASTS ASC, Glasgow, 6 Oct 2017. 

Davies, I M., 2017.  Science in support of marine renewables development in Scotland., Presentation at All Energy conference, Glasgow, 10-11 May 2017

De Dominicis, M., R. O'Hara Murray, and J. Wolf. 2017. Extracting energy from tidal currents: the ocean response at multiple space and time scales. Oceans 17 Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 19-22 June 2017.

De Dominicis, M., R. O'Hara Murray, and J. Wolf. 2017. Present and future impacts of large tidal stream turbine arrays. Proceedings of European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference 2017, Cork, Ireland, 27-31 Aug 2017. 

Donald, K., C.D. Robinson, T. Low, and J.I. Garcia Alonso. 2017. Concentrations of butyltins in Scottish marine sediments: improved detection using Isotope Dilution Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (ID-GCMS). SETAC Europe 27th Annual Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 7-11 May 2017.

Dugdale SJ, Hannah, DM, Malcolm, IA. 2017. Drone-based thermal imaging of river temperature heterogeneity: the HoTRiverS project. Talk. EnviroDrones Workshop, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA (invited), 4-5 June 2017.

Dugdale SJ, Hannah, DM, Malcolm, IA. 2017. Characterising river temperature heterogeneity using UAV-based thermal infrared remote sensing and deterministic river temperature models. Talk.  HydroEco 2017, the 6th International Multidisciplinary Conference on Hydrology and Ecology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, 18-23 June 2017.

Dugdale, SJ, Hannah, DM, Malcolm, IA, 2017. Understanding river temperature heterogeneity using UAV-based remote sensing and process-based river temperature models. Talk. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 11-15 December 2017.

Fairgrieve, R., Isaksson, I., Kafas., A. 2017. MSP friction points & transboundary resolutions. EMD Workshop. European Maritime Day 2017, Poole, UK, 18-19 May 2017.

Fordyce, M.J. 2017. An improved method for the visualization of Lepeoptheirus salmonis copepods from plankton samples by fluorescence stereomicroscopy. 18th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish (EAFP), Belfast, UK, 4-7 September 2017.

Fordyce, M.J., L. Duncan, A. Bebes, and C. Collins. 2017. Viability of Neoparamoeba perurans when exposed to heat or hydrogen peroxide treatment as monitored by real time flow cytometry. 18th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish (EAFP), Belfast, UK, 4-7 September 2017.

Fraser, S., P. Leon, and E. Bresnan. 2017. Are flagellated cells of Phaeocystis present when it blooms? MASTS Annual Science Conference, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Gallacher, M.D., I. Matejusova, and D.J. Macqueen. 2017. Novel genomics-led approaches to characterise viral diseases in Atlantic salmon. Benome 10K and Genome Science Conference, Earlham Institute, Norwich, UK, 29 August - 1 September 2017.

Gallagher, M.D., I. Matejusova, and D.J Macqueen. 2018. Rapid whole-genome sequencing of SAV using the MinION platform. TriNation meeting, Bergen, Norway, 13-15 March 2018.

Garvetto, A., E. Nézan, Y. Badis, G. Bilien, P. Arce, E. Bresnan, C.M.M. Gachon, and R. Siano. 2017. Phylogenetic characterisation of oomycetes infecting toxi species of the marine diatom genus pseudo-nitzschia. 15th International Congress on Protistology, Prague, Czech Republic, 30 July – 3 August 2017.

Garvetto, A., E. Nézan, Y. Badis, G. Bilien, P. Arce, E. Bresnan, C.M.M. Gachon, and R. Siano. 2017. Phylogenetic characterisation of oomycetes infecting toxi species of the marine diatom genus pseudo-nitzschia. 11th International Phycological Congress, Szczecuin, Poland, 13-19 August 2017.

Gibson, P. 2017. Survey of king scallops (Pecten maximus) for the presence of Apicomplexan parasite in the Scotland. MASTS Workshop: Parasites of Commercially Important Marine Fish Species and their Potential as Population Biological Tags, Aberdeen, UK, 5-6 September 2017.

Gilbey, J. 2017. Genetic markers associated with seasonal run timing in adult Scottish Atlantic salmon. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Glover, R.S., Fryer, R.J., Soulsby, C., Bacon, P.J. & Malcolm, I.A. 2018. Detailed long-term study of a Scottish Atlantic salmon population across multiple life-stages suggests no discernible benefit of conservation stocking. Talk. NoWPaS Workshop, Oulanka, Finland, 13–17 March 2018.

Glover, R. & Malcolm, I.A. 2017. The Girnock and Baddoch fish traps on Deeside. Poster.  Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Godfrey, J. 2017. Eels in crisis. Poster.  Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Godfrey, J. 2017. Swimming depth of salmon returning around Scotland’s coasts. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017. 

Hall, A., and C. Moffat. 2017. Sustainable management of marine and coastal ecosystems. Spotlight on Scotland’s Biodiversity, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, 10 -11 October 2017.

Hunt, C., C. McCulloch, C. Smeaton, R. Cooper, W. Austin, J. Baxter, and I. Davies. 2018. Improving Spatial Analysis and Quantification of Scotland’s Sedimentary Carbon Resources: A Case-Study of Loch Creran, Argyll. 3rd Annual Scottish Ecology, Environment and Conservation Conference 2018, St Andrews, UK, 20-21 March 2018.

Jackson, F. 2017. Scotland River Temperature Monitoring Network.. Talk. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Jackson, F., Malcolm, I.A.  2017. Where should we plant trees to protect rivers from high water temperatures. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017

Jackson, F. & Malcolm, I.A.  2018. Scotland’s national water temperature network. Talk. Scottish Fisheries Coordination Centre Annual Meeting, Faskally House, Pitlochry. 7th – 8th February 2018.

Jackson F.L., Fryer R.J., Hannah D.M., Malcolm I.A. 2017. Assessing the transferability of spatial statistical river temperature models between catchments. Talk. Hydro-Eco, University of Birmingham, 19–23 June 2017.

Jackson F.L., Fryer R.J., Hannah D.M., Millar C.P., Malcolm I.A. 2017. National Daily Maximum River Temperature Model for Scotland. Talk. Scottish Fisheries Coordination Centre Annual Meeting, Faskally House, Pitlochry. 7 –8 February 2018.

Kafas, A. 2017. Offshore Energy Planning Provisions and transnational MSP in the North Sea: Interim findings from the NorthSEE project and links to SG1. North Seas Energy Declaration - SG1 meeting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 29 November 2017

Kafas, A., Buchanan, B., Davies, I., Roberts, T. 1, et al. 2017. Multiple maritime uses in European seas: Findings from the MUSES project. MASTS: Annual Science Meeting, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Kafas, A., Davies, I. et al. 2017. Integration of Fisheries into Marine Spatial Planning: The Scottish Example. University of Nantes and IFREMER Joint seminar on “Fisheries and Fishers in Marine Spatial Planning”, Nantes, France, 1415 June 2017.

Kafas, A., M. Ripken, K. Wright, I. Davies, and U. Scheffler. 2017. Offshore energy planning provisions and transnational marine planning in the North Sea region: the NorthSEE Project. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Lacey, N., and P. Hayes. 2017. The benthic ecology of central and northern North Sea oil and gas pipelines: a pilot study of the community composition of pipeline and surrounding sediment epifauna. External contract report to Shell.

Leon Diaz, P, E. Bresnan, B. Berx, S. Fraser, M. Machairopoulou, M. Geldart, J. Hindson, P. Walsham, L. Webster, and W.R. Turrell. 2018. The Scottish Coastal Observatory. Porcupine Society PMNHS Annual Conference, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, 17-18 March 2018.

Macdonald, A. & Middlemas, S.J. 2017. Licensing of fishing introductions (stocking). Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Madgett, A. 2017. Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants and trace metals in Scottish marine food webs and their relationship with trophic level and fatty acid signatures. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Madgett, A.S., K. Yates, L. Webster, C. McKenzie, and C.F.  Moffat. 2017. Fatty acids and stable isotopes – unravelling the web. PALS Research Student Symposium, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland, 8 December 2017.

Malcolm, I.A. 2017. Juvenile Salmon Assessment. Talk. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Malcolm, I.A., Glover, R., Millidine, K., Millar, C., Jackson, F. & Fryer, R.J. 2018. Salmon stocking and river network smoothers. Talk. BIOSS, James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, UK, 19 March 2018.

Malcolm, I.A. & Jackson, F. 2017. Scotland river temperature monitoring network (SRTMN). Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Malcolm, I.A., Jackson, F.L., Millidine, K., Glover, R. and Fryer, R. 2017. Potential use of SSRNMs in context of WFD: benefits and constraints. Talk. U.K. Technical Advisory Group, Freshwater Task Team. Presented via VC, 19 September 2017.

Malcolm, I.A. & Millidine, K. 2017. Understanding the status of salmon populations using juvenile electrofishing data. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Malcolm, I.A., Millidine, K., Glover, R., Jackson, F., Millar, C. & Fryer, R. 2018. Characterising habitat: juvenile density modelling. Talk. Scottish Fisheries Coordination Centre Annual Meeting, Faskally House, Pitlochry. 7–8 February 2018.

Marasco, M. 2017. Tidal variability in the Fair Isle Gap using High Frequency Radar and Current Meter Measurements. MASTS Annual Science Conference, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Matejusova, I, J. Graham, L. Brown, A. Murray, M. Gubbins, and B. Turrell. 2017. Monitoring strategies for marine invasive non-native Species (INNS): development of DNA tools and case studies. The UK DNA Working Group, Invasive non-native speices technical group, Preston, UK, 19 November 2017.

Matejusova, I, J. Graham, A. Douglas, L. Brown, J-P. Lacaze, G. Herman, D. Stone, M. Gubbins, and B. Turrell. 2017. Monitoring of marine invasive non-native Species using eDNA approach. The UK DNA Working Group, Salford, UK, 5-6 December 2017

McCartney, A.  2017. The History of Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory at Faskally. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

McCartney, A. 2017. Freshwater fisheries Laboratory. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

McCartney, A. 2017. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory and field stations. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

McCartney, A. & Millidine, K. 2017. What can water chemistry tell us about fish and fisheries. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

McKenzie, C.H., V. Reid, G. Lambert, K. Matheson, D. Minchin, J. Pederson, L. Brown, A. Curd, S. Gollasch, P. Goulletquer, A. Occhipinti-Ambrogi, N. Simard, and T.W Therriault. 2017. Alien Species Alert: Didemnum vexillum Knott, 2002: Invasion, impact and control. ICES Cooperative Research Report 335:33pp. 

Merchant, N.D., K.L. Brookes, R.C. Faulkner, C.F. Powell, A.W.J. Bicknell, B.J. Godley, and M.J. Witt. 2017. Trend detection in ambient noise levels and implications for environmental indicators. Oceanoise 2017, Barcelona, Spain, 8-12 May 2017.

Middlemas, C. 2017. Freshwater fisheries science in Scotland. Marine Scotland Science Poster. Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Middlemas, S.J.  2017. Licensing the use of otherwise illegal fishing methods and times. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Middlemas, S.J. 2017. Conservation Regulations. Talk. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Middlemas, S.J. 2018. Advances in conservation regulations modelling. Talk. Scottish Fisheries Coordination Centre Annual Meeting, Faskally House, Pitlochry. 7-8 February 2018.

Millar, H.M., R. O'Hara Murray, M. De Dominicis, and A. Gallego. 2017. Predicting changes to Scottish Nature Conservation MPA connectivity due to tidal energy device arrays and climate change. iMarCo2017: 3rd International Marine Connectivity Conference, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belguim, 11-13 September 2017.

Millar, H.M., R. O'Hara Murray, M. De Dominicis, and A. Gallego. 2017. Predicting changes to Scottish Nature Conservation MPA connectivity due to tidal energy device arrays and climate change. MASTS Annual Science Conference, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Millar, H.M., R. O'Hara Murray, and EcoWatt Partners. 2017. A collection of summaries from the different workstreams in the EPSRC funded EcoWatt20520. Aberdeen: Scottish Government, 21pp.

Millidine, K. 2017. Assessing the transferability of hydraulic habitat models for juvenile Atlantic salmon. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Millidine, K., Fryer, R. & Malcolm, I. A. 2017. Understanding the effects of a spring smolt migration freshet on Atlantic salmon fry. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Milne, D., and J. Rasmussen. 2017. Marine Scotland Open Data Network. Oceans 17 Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 19-22 June 2017.

Moffat, C. 2017. How Marine Scotland approaches cumulative effects, taking account of developments within the Regional Seas Conventions. MASTS Annual Science Conference, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Moffat, C.F. 2017. Marine Scotland. Indian/South African Expert Group, MASTS 7th Annual Science Meeting: Sea Change – changing seas, changing times, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 4–6 October 2017.

Moffat, C.F. 2017. OSPAR  - remit, influence and contribution towards delivering a clean, healthy and biologically diverse North-East Atlantic, used sustainably. Sea Scotland 2017–Sustainable Development of Scotland’s Seas: Securing Progress in Uncertain Times, Dundee, Scotland, 21 June 2017.

Moffat, C.F. 2017. A day at the seaside, a life with our seas. 28th Annual Newth Lecture, Scottish Association for Marine Science, Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Oban, Scotland, 10 November 2017.

Moffat, C.F. 2017. How Marine Scotland approaches cumulative effects, taking account of developments within the Regional Seas Conventions. Workshop on “Cumulative Effects of Multiple Stressors” MASTS 7th Annual Science Meeting: Sea Change – changing seas, changing times, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 4–6 October 2017.

Moffat, C.F. 2018. Good morning and welcome. Future of marine biodiversity monitoring: providing adequate levels of evidence across biodiversity, Birmingham, UK, 27 – 28 March 2018.

Moffat, C.F. 2018. Marine Scotland: Science for Our Seas. MASTS Indian Mission to the UK, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, 26 February 2018.

Moffat, C.F., and J. Godwin. 2017. Are our indicators indicating progress in delivery of our visions? MASTS 7th Annual Science Meeting: Sea Change – changing seas, changing times, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 4–6 October 2017.

Morgan, T., Downie, H. Smith, G.W. 2017. Sampling the Greenland Atlantic Salmon Fishery. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Munro, E.S. 2018. EU - Mollusc Disease NRL Meeting - Epidemiological Report - Scotland, 2017. 2018 Annual Meeting of NRLs for Mollusc Diseases, at La Rochelle, France, 14-15 March 2018.

Morris, D. 2017. Tracking studies of post-smolts on Scotland’s west coast. Talk. Scotland’s Atlantic Salmon Festival. Inverness. 30-31 August 2017.

Morris, D.J. 2017. Tracking salmon at sea. Talk. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Morris, D.J. 2017. West coast sea trout fisheries. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Morris, D.J. 2017. Interactions and effects of sea lice on wild salmon. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Morris, D.J. 2017. Life cycle of the trout. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Morris, D.J. 2017. Life cycle of the salmon louse. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Munro, L.A, and I.S Wallace. 2017. Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey 2016. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 50pp.

Munro, L.A, and I.S Wallace. 2017. Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2016. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 21pp.

Murray A.G., Adams T., Asplin L., Shephard S. 2017. Standardising biological modelling of sea lice dispersal. MASTS Annual Science Conference, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017

Noguera,P., B. Collet, M. Klinger, C. Örün and J. del Pozo. Kinetics of infection of Salmonid Alphaviruses  on Salmon Cardiac Primary cultures (SCPCs) from different genetic traits. 18th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish, Belfast, Ireland, 4-7 September 2017.

 Noguera, P. Atlantic Salmon Cardiac Primary Cultures (SCPCs): a specie-specific in vitro model for the study of cardiotropic conditions. AquaGen Scotland branch inauguration conference, Stirling University Innovation Park, Stirling, UK , 1st November 2017.

Noguera, P., M. Klinger, H. Orun, B. Grunow and J. del Pozo. Ultrastructural insights into the replication cycle of Salmon Pancreas Disease Virus (SPDV) using Salmon Cardiac Primary Cultures (SCPCs) PD Tri-nation meeting Bergen, Norway, 13-15 March 2018.

O'Hara Murray, R. 2016. The Scottish Shelf Model. Article on the MASTS Numerical Hydrodynamic Modelling Forum Website.

O'Hara Murray, R. 2017. Modelling Scottish shelf seas. Ocean Challenge 22 (1):9-11.

Palmer, K.J., K.L. Brookes, and L.E. Rendell. 2017. Assessing the effects of noise masking and transmission loss on dolphin occupancy rates reported as by echolocation click loggers on the eastern Scottish coast. Acoustical Society of America conference, Boston, USA, 25-29 June 2017.

Palmer, K.J., K.L. Brookes, and L.E. Rendell. 2017. Spatial variation in the diel calling behaviour of Scottish bottlenose dolphins. 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 22-27 October 2017.

Pert, C.C. 2017. Workshop report: Parasites of Commercially Important Marine Fish Species and their Potential as Population Biological Tags. MASTS Workshop: Parasites of Commercially Important Marine Fish Species and their Potential as Population Biological Tags, Aberdeen, UK, 5-6 September 2017:11pp. http://www.masts.ac.uk/media/36518/sg387-report-and-book-of-abstracts.pdf

Pert, C.C., B. Rabe, J. Dunn, N. Salama, and C. Collins. 2017. Devleoping a method to investigate infestation pressure from sea lice on migratory salmonids utilising towed and static sentinal cages. Oceans 2017 conference, Aberdeen, Scotland, 19 – 22 June 2017.

Petterson, E., E. Brudal, I. Matejusova, Ø Haugland, and M. Karlsen. 2018. Characterization of four SAV2 strains from Norway. TriNation meeting, Bergen, Norway, 13-15 March 2018.

Rabe, B. 2017. FVCOM modelling study of physical processes in a Scottish fjordic system. 20th International Physical Processes in Natural Waters, Hyytiälä Forestry Field Station, Finland, 21-25 August 2017.

Rabe, B., A. Gallego, N. Salama, and J. Wolf. 2017. Bio-physical modelling to investigate connectivity between Farm Management Areas in Scotland. International Marine Connectivity Conference, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, 11-13 September 2017.

Rabe, B., and J. Hindson. 2018. Forcing mechanisms and hydrodynamics in a dynamically wide Scottish fjordic system. Ocean Sciences, Portland, USA, 11-16 February 2018.

Rabe, B., J. Hindson, A. Gallego, N.K.G. Salama, and J. Wolf. 2017. Physical oceanography work in support of aquaculture and an application of bio-physical modelling to investigate connectivity between farm management areas in Scotland. Oceans 17 Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 19-22 June 2017.

Raffel, J. & Morris, D.J. 2017. Sea lice sampling at Shieldaig. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Raffel, J. & Morris, D.J. 2017. Investigating the effects of sea lice on wild salmonids. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Reguera, B., and E. Bresnan. 2017. Harmful Algal News. IOC Newsletter on Toxic Algae and Algal Blooms 57, July, 15pp.

Reguera, B., and E. Bresnan. 2017. Harmful Algal News. IOC Newsletter on Toxic Algae and Algal Blooms 58, November, 18pp.

Reguera, B., and E. Bresnan. 2018. Harmful Algal News. IOC Newsletter on Toxic Algae and Algal Blooms 59, February, 32pp.

Rendell, L.E., R. Bray, K.J. Palmer, and K.L. Brookes. 2017. Tracking individual bottlenose dolphins over broad spatial and temporal scales using passive acoustics - a feasibility study. Behaviour 2017: joint meeting of the 35th International Ethological Conference (IEC) and the 2017 Summer Meeting of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB), Estoril, Portugal, 30 July - 4 August 2017.

Russell, M., and C.F. Moffat. 2017. The evidence to change the culture - issues around marine litter. The Lives and Afterlives of Plastic: a nearly carbon-neutral conference.  An on-line conference facilitated by the Political Ecology Research Centre (PERC), Massey University, Aotearoa, New Zealand,  26 June – 14 July 2017. http://perc.ac.nz/wordpress/panel-10/

Russell, M., and B. Quinn. 2017. Scottish Microplastics Research Group – A Workshop. MASTS Annual Science Conference, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Salama, N. 2017. Using models to inform spatial aquatic animal health management to support production. Guidelines for the determination of carrying capacity in fjords and canals, Puerto Chacabuco, Chile, 10-12 October 2017.

Salama, N.K.G., U. Fraser, and H.A.  McLay. 2017. The developing wrasse fishery of Scotland. MASTS 7th Annual Science Meeting: Sea Change – changing seas, changing times, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 4–6 October 2017.

Sanchez, J., A.J. Abascal, H.  Chiri, M.I. Ferrer, M. Cárdenas, A. Gallego, S.  Castanedo, R. Medina, A. Alonso-Martirena, B. Berx, W.R. Turrell, and S.L. Hughes. 2018. An operation oil spill trajectory simulation system for Scottish waters based on HF Radar currents. Interspill 2018 Conference, at ExCel, London, 13-15 March 2018.

Sangiuliano, S. 2018. Marine Renewable Energy Planning. Ontario Planning Journal 33 (2):8-9.

Sheehan, P.M.F., B. Berx, A. Gallego, R.A. Hall, K.J. Heywood, S.L. Hughes, and B.Y. Queste. 2017. High-resolution glider observations of tidal flows and frontal dynamics in the northwestern North Sea. MASTS Annual Science Conference, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Smith, G.W. 2017. Salmon fishery statistics. Talk. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Smith, G.W. 2017. Salmon fishery statistics - 2016 season. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Smith, G.W. 2017. Sea trout fishery statistics - 2016 season. Poster. Marine Scotland Science Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory Open Day, Atholl Palace, Pitlochry. 13th May 2017.

Smout, Jones, and K.L. Brookes. 2017. Mapping the spatial distribution of marine mammals based on telemetry data. 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 22-27 October 2017.

Soares, S.; Campbell, M.; Gibson, P.; Kinnear, S.; Turriff, J.; Munro, E. & L. Blackadder, L. 2017. Survey of king scallops (Pecten maximus) for the presence of Apicomplexan parasite in the Scotland. 18th International conference on diseases of fish and shellfish (EAFP), Belfast, 4-7 September 2017. Oral communication.

Soares, S., Still, N., Mayes, A., Stagg, H., Black, J., Munro, E. 2017. A mortality event of brown crab (Cancer pagurus) in northern Scotland. 18th International conference on diseases of fish and shellfish (EAFP), Belfast, 4-7 September 2017. Poster.

 

Soares, S., Walker, A., Elwenn, S., Gardon, A., Black, J., Munro, E. 2017. First isolation of Flavobacterium psychrophilum associated with reports of moribund wild European eel (Anguilla anguilla) from two rivers in Scotland. 18th International conference on diseases of fish and shellfish (EAFP), Belfast, 4-7 September 2017. Poster.

Stagg, H, R Merino, P Oladimeji, N Steiropoulos, and E. Munro. 2017. Validation of a field qPCR test for the detection of salmonid alphavirus (SAV). European Association of Fish Pathologists conference, Belfast, UK, 4-7 September 2017.

Stagg H.E.B., N. Vendramin, S Guðmundsdóttir, N Ruane, H Sigurðardóttir, D Christiansen, A Cuenca Navarro, E Munro & N J Olesen. 2017. Isolation and characterisation of a new ranavirus isolated from lumpfish in the north Atlantic area. 4th International Ranavirus Symposium at the 10th International Symposium on Viruses of Lower Vertebrates (ISVLV), Budapest, Hungary, 5 – 9 June 2017.

Susdorf, R., N. Salama, D. Lusseau, and E.  de Eyto. 2017. Sea Lice effect on wild Atlantic salmon fecundity. British Society for Parasitology 55th Annual Spring Meeting, Dundee, UK, 2-5 April 2017.

 Williamson, L., F. Bachl, J. Illian, K.L. Brookes, I. Graham, P. Thompson, and B. E. Scott. 2017. Differences between the overall distribution vs. foraging detections of harbour porpoise. 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 23-27 October 2017.

Williamson, L.D., F.E. Bachl, J. Illian, B.E. Scott, K.L. Brookes, and P.M. Thompson. 2017. Interannual and seasonal trends in the distribution and foraging detections of harbour porpoise. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Glasgow, UK, 4-6 October 2017.

Williamson, L.D., B.E. Scott, F.E. Bachl, J. Illian, D. Sadykova, P. Thompson, and K.L. Brookes. 2017. Comparing the distribution of harbour porpoise using GAMs and hierarchical Bayesian models using INLA: insights into overall distribution vs. foraging detections. BES, GES, NECOV and EEF Joint Annual Meeting: Ecology Across Borders, Ghent, Belguim, 11-14 December 2017.

 

Commissioned Research

Brownlow, A., N. Davison, and M. ten Doeschate. 2017. Scottish Marine Animal Strandings Scheme (SMASS): final contract report. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (8):159pp.

Evers, C, C Blight, D Thompson, J Onoufriou, and G Hastie. 2017. Determining the water column usage by seals in the Brims lease site. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (22):30pp.

Fox, C. 2018. Report on razor clam surveys in the Sound of Harris and the Ayrshire coast of the Clyde (Girvan to North Bay). Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 9 (3):54pp.

Fox, C. J. 2017. To Develop the Methodology to Undertake Stock Assessments on Razor Fish Using Combinations of Video Monitoring and Electrofishing Gear. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (6):92pp.

Jitlal, M, S Burthe, S Freeman, and F Daunt. 2017. Testing and Validating Metrics of Change Produced by Population Viability Analysis (PVA). Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (23):210pp.

Marshall, C.T., R. Wiff, and T. Cornulier. 2017. Using commercial and survey data to infer real-time fish distribution in the North Sea at high resolution. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (10):71pp.

McConnell, B., S. Smout, and M.  Wu. 2017. Modelling Harbour Seal Movements. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (20):33pp

Risch, D., B. Wilson, and P. Lepper. 2017. Acoustic Assessment of SIMRAD EK60 High Frequency Echo Sounder Signals (120 & 200 kHz) in the Context of Marine Mammal Monitoring. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (13):24pp.

Russell, D J F, E L Jones, and C D Morris. 2017. Updated Seal Usage Maps: The Estimated at-sea Distribution of Grey and Harbour Seals. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Vol 8 (25):25pp.