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Morris RL; Hale R; Strain EMA; Reeves SE; Vergés A; Marzinelli EM; Layton C; Shelamoff V; Graham TDJ; Chevalier M; Swearer SE, 2020, 'Key Principles for Managing Recovery of Kelp Forests through Restoration', BioScience,

Pratt S; Marambio C; Quigley K; Hamylton S; Gibbs L; Verges A; Adams M; Barcan R; Neimanis A, 2020, 'Fathom', ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES, vol. 12, pp. 173 - 178,

Vergés A; Campbell AH; Wood G; Kajlich L; Eger AM; Cruz D; Langley M; Bolton D; Coleman MA; Turpin J; Crawford M; Coombes N; Camilleri A; Steinberg PD; Marzinelli EM, 2020, 'Operation Crayweed: Ecological and sociocultural aspects of restoring Sydney’s underwater forests', Ecological Management and Restoration, vol. 21, pp. 74 - 85,

Coleman MA; Wood G; Filbee-Dexter K; Minne AJP; Goold HD; Vergés A; Marzinelli EM; Steinberg PD; Wernberg T, 2020, 'Restore or Redefine: Future Trajectories for Restoration', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 7,

Layton C; Coleman MA; Marzinelli EM; Steinberg PD; Swearer SE; Vergés A; Wernberg T; Johnson CR, 2020, 'Kelp Forest Restoration in Australia', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 7,

Parata L; Nielsen S; Xing X; Thomas T; Egan S; Vergés A, 2020, 'Age, gut location and diet impact the gut microbiome of a tropical herbivorous surgeonfish', FEMS Microbiology Ecology, vol. 96,

Castro LC; Cetina-Heredia P; Roughan M; Dworjanyn S; Thibaut L; Chamberlain MA; Feng M; Vergés A, 2020, 'Combined mechanistic modelling predicts changes in species distribution and increased co-occurrence of a tropical urchin herbivore and a habitat-forming temperate kelp', Diversity and Distributions,

Holland MM; Smith JA; Everett JD; Vergés A; Suthers IM, 2020, 'Latitudinal patterns in trophic structure of temperate reef-associated fishes and predicted consequences of climate change', Fish and Fisheries,

Wood G; Marzinelli EM; Vergés A; Campbell AH; Steinberg PD; Coleman MA, 2020, 'Using genomics to design and evaluate the performance of underwater forest restoration', Journal of Applied Ecology,

Miranda T; Smith JA; Suthers IM; Mazumder D; Cruz DO; Schilling HT; Searle K; Vergés A; Secor D, 2019, 'Convictfish on the move: Variation in growth and trophic niche space along a latitudinal gradient', ICES Journal of Marine Science, vol. 76, pp. 2404 - 2412,

Santini NS; Lovelock CE; Hua Q; Zawadzki A; Mazumder D; Mercer TR; Muñoz-Rojas M; Hardwick SA; Madala BS; Cornwell W; Thomas T; Marzinelli EM; Adam P; Paul S; Vergés A, 2019, 'Natural and Regenerated Saltmarshes Exhibit Similar Soil and Belowground Organic Carbon Stocks, Root Production and Soil Respiration', Ecosystems, vol. 22, pp. 1803 - 1822,

McGeoch MA; Latombe G; Andrew NR; Nakagawa S; Nipperess DA; Roigé M; Marzinelli EM; Campbell AH; Vergés A; Thomas T; Steinberg PD; Selwood KE; Henriksen MV; Hui C, 2019, 'Measuring continuous compositional change using decline and decay in zeta diversity', Ecology, vol. 100,

Verges A, 2019, ''Posidonia australis'(Strapweed), Posidoniaceae', Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation, vol. 28, pp. 24 - 26,;res=IELHSS;dn=630042361970103

Verges A; Wernberg T, 2019, 'Climate change: underwater forest decline', AUSTRAL ECOLOGY, vol. 44, pp. 941 - 946,

Vergés A; McCosker E; Mayer-Pinto M; Coleman MA; Wernberg T; Ainsworth T; Steinberg PD, 2019, 'Tropicalisation of temperate reefs: Implications for ecosystem functions and management actions', Functional Ecology, vol. 33, pp. 1000 - 1013,

Evans SM; Griffin KJ; Blick RAJ; Poore AGB; Vergés A, 2019, 'Correction: Seagrass on the brink: Decline of threatened seagrass Posidonia australis continues following protection(PLoS ONE ()13:4 (e0190370) Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0190370)', PLoS ONE, vol. 14,

Wood G; Marzinelli EM; Coleman MA; Campbell AH; Santini NS; Kajlich L; Verdura J; Wodak J; Steinberg PD; Vergés A, 2019, 'Restoring subtidal marine macrophytes in the Anthropocene: Trajectories and future-proofing', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 70, pp. 936 - 951,

Vergés A; Doropoulos C; Czarnik R; McMahon K; Llonch N; Poore AGB, 2018, 'Latitudinal variation in seagrass herbivory: Global patterns and explanatory mechanisms', Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 27, pp. 1068 - 1079,

Evans SM; Sinclair EA; Poore AGB; Bain KF; Vergés A, 2018, 'Assessing the effect of genetic diversity on the early establishment of the threatened seagrass Posidonia australis using a reciprocal-transplant experiment', Restoration Ecology, vol. 26, pp. 570 - 580,

Lanham BS; Vergés A; Hedge LH; Johnston EL; Poore AGB, 2018, 'Altered fish community and feeding behaviour in close proximity to boat moorings in an urban estuary', Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol. 129, pp. 43 - 51,

Evans SM; Griffin KJ; Blick RAJ; Poore AGB; Vergés A, 2018, 'Seagrass on the brink: Decline of threatened seagrass posidonia australis continues following protection', PLoS ONE, vol. 13,

Bonebrake TC; Brown CJ; Bell JD; Blanchard JL; Chauvenet A; Champion C; Chen IC; Clark TD; Colwell RK; Danielsen F; Dell AI; Donelson JM; Evengård B; Ferrier S; Frusher S; Garcia RA; Griffis RB; Hobday AJ; Jarzyna MA; Lee E; Lenoir J; Linnetved H; Martin VY; McCormack PC; McDonald J; McDonald-Madden E; Mitchell N; Mustonen T; Pandolfi JM; Pettorelli N; Possingham H; Pulsifer P; Reynolds M; Scheffers BR; Sorte CJB; Strugnell JM; Tuanmu MN; Twiname S; Vergés A; Villanueva C; Wapstra E; Wernberg T; Pecl GT, 2018, 'Managing consequences of climate-driven species redistribution requires integration of ecology, conservation and social science', Biological Reviews, vol. 93, pp. 284 - 305,

Gribben PE; Kimbro DL; Verges A; Gouhier TC; Burrel S; Garthwin RG; Cagigas ML; Tordoff Y; Poore AGB, 2017, 'Positive and negative interactions control a facilitation cascade', Ecosphere, vol. 8,

Evans SM; Vergés A; Poore AGB, 2017, 'Genotypic diversity and short-term response to shading stress in a threatened seagrass: Does low diversity mean low resilience?', Frontiers in Plant Science, vol. 8,

Pecl GT; Araújo MB; Bell JD; Blanchard J; Bonebrake TC; Chen IC; Clark TD; Colwell RK; Danielsen F; Evengård B; Falconi L; Ferrier S; Frusher S; Garcia RA; Griffis RB; Hobday AJ; Janion-Scheepers C; Jarzyna MA; Jennings S; Lenoir J; Linnetved HI; Martin VY; McCormack PC; McDonald J; Mitchell NJ; Mustonen T; Pandolfi JM; Pettorelli N; Popova E; Robinson SA; Scheffers BR; Shaw JD; Sorte CJB; Strugnell JM; Sunday JM; Tuanmu MN; Vergés A; Villanueva C; Wernberg T; Wapstra E; Williams SE, 2017, 'Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: Impacts on ecosystems and human well-being', Science, vol. 355,

Nielsen S; Walburn JW; Vergés A; Thomas T; Egan S, 2017, 'Microbiome patterns across the gastrointestinal tract of the rabbitfish Siganus fuscescens', PeerJ, vol. 2017,

Mcgeoch M; Latombe G; Andrew N; Nakagawa S; Nipperess D; Roige M; Marzinelli E; Campbell A; Vergés A; Thomas T; Steinberg P; Selwood K; Hui C, 2017, 'The application of zeta diversity as a continuous measure of compositional change in ecology', The application of zeta diversity as a continuous measure of compositional change in ecology,

Vergés A; Doropoulos C; Malcolm HA; Skye M; Garcia-Pizá M; Marzinelli EM; Campbell AH; Ballesteros E; Hoey AS; Vila-Concejo A; Bozec YM; Steinberg PD, 2016, 'Long-term empirical evidence of ocean warming leading to tropicalization of fish communities, increased herbivory, and loss of kelp', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 113, pp. 13791 - 13796,

Guest JR; Tun K; Low J; Vergés A; Marzinelli EM; Campbell AH; Bauman AG; Feary DA; Chou LM; Steinberg PD, 2016, '27 years of benthic and coral community dynamics on turbid, highly urbanised reefs off Singapore', Scientific Reports, vol. 6,

Ainley LB; Vergés A; Bishop MJ, 2016, 'Congruence of intraspecific variability in leaf traits for two co-occurring estuarine angiosperms', Oecologia, vol. 181, pp. 1041 - 1053,

Hyndes GA; Heck KL; Vergés A; Harvey ES; Kendrick GA; Lavery PS; McMahon K; Orth RJ; Pearce A; Vanderklift M; Wernberg T; Whiting S; Wilson S, 2016, 'Accelerating tropicalization and the transformation of temperate seagrass meadows', BioScience, vol. 66, pp. 938 - 945,

Marzinelli EM; Leong MR; Campbell AH; Steinberg PD; Vergés A, 2016, 'Does restoration of a habitat-forming seaweed restore associated faunal diversity?', Restoration Ecology, vol. 24, pp. 81 - 90,

Evans SM; Sinclair EA; Poore AGB; Bain KF; Vergés A, 2016, 'Genotypic richness predicts phenotypic variation in an endangered clonal plant', PeerJ, vol. 2016,

Marzinelli EM; Campbell AH; Zozaya Valdes E; Vergés A; Nielsen S; Wernberg T; de Bettignies T; Bennett S; Caporaso JG; Thomas T; Steinberg PD, 2015, 'Continental-scale variation in seaweed host-associated bacterial communities is a function of host condition, not geography', Environmental Microbiology, vol. 17, pp. 4078 - 4088,

Basford AJ; Feary DA; Truong G; Steinberg PD; Marzinelli EM; Vergés A, 2015, 'Feeding habits of range-shifting herbivores: tropical surgeonfishes in a temperate environment', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 67, pp. 75 - 83,

Vergés A; Steinberg PD; Hay ME; Poore AGB; Campbell AH; Ballesteros E; Heck KL; Booth DJ; Coleman MA; Feary DA; Figueira W; Langlois T; Marzinelli EM; Mizerek T; Mumby PJ; Nakamura Y; Roughan M; van Sebille E; Gupta ASE; Smale DA; Tomas F; Wernberg T; Wilson SK, 2014, 'The tropicalization of temperate marine ecosystems: climate-mediated changes in herbivory and community phase shifts', Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society, vol. 281, pp. 20140846,

Garthwin RG; Poore AGB; Vergés A, 2014, 'Seagrass tolerance to herbivory under increased ocean temperatures', Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol. 83, pp. 475 - 482,

Marzinelli EM; Campbell AH; Vergés A; Coleman MA; Kelaher BP; Steinberg PD, 2014, 'Restoring seaweeds: does the declining fucoid Phyllospora comosa support different biodiversity than other habitats?', Journal of Applied Phycology, vol. 26, pp. 1089 - 1096,

Campbell AH; Marzinelli EM; Vergés A; Coleman MA; Steinberg PD, 2014, 'Towards Restoration of Missing Underwater Forests', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, pp. e84106 - e84106,

Farina S; Arthur R; Pagès JF; Prado P; Romero J; Vergés A; Hyndes G; Heck KL; Glenos S; Alcoverro T, 2014, 'Differences in predator composition alter the direction of structure-mediated predation risk in macrophyte communities', Oikos, vol. 123, pp. 1311 - 1322,

Evans SM; Sinclair EA; Poore AGB; Steinberg PD; Kendrick GA; Vergés A, 2014, 'Genetic diversity in threatened Posidonia australis seagrass meadows', Conservation Genetics, vol. 15, pp. 717 - 728,

Vergés A; Tomas F; Cebrian E; Ballesteros E; Kizilkaya Z; Dendrinos P; Karamanlidis AA; Spiegel D; Sala E, 2014, 'Tropical rabbitfish and the deforestation of a warming temperate sea', Journal of Ecology, vol. 102, pp. 1518 - 1527,

Campbell AH; Vergés A; Steinberg PD, 2014, 'Demographic consequences of disease in a habitat-forming seaweed and impacts on interactions between natural enemies', Ecology, vol. 95, pp. 142 - 152,

Sen Gupta AR; Sen Gupta, A. ; J. N. Brown ; N. C. Jourdain ; Van Sebille ; A. Ganachaud ; A. Vergés , 2013, 'Episodic and non-uniform shifts of thermal habitats in a warming ocean.', Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, vol. 113, pp. 59 - 72,

Bain KF; Vergés A; Poore AGB, 2013, 'Using near infra red reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) to quantify tissue composition in the seagrass Posidonia australis', Aquatic Botany, vol. 111, pp. 66 - 70,

Doropoulos C; Hyndes GA; Abecasis D; Vergés A, 2013, 'Herbivores strongly influence algal recruitment in both coral- and algal-dominated coral reef habitats', Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol. 486, pp. 153 - 164,

Verges A; Bennett S; Bellwood DR, 2012, 'Diversity among Macroalgae-Consuming Fishes on Coral Reefs: A Transcontinental Comparison', PLoS ONE, vol. 7, pp. Article numbere 45543,

Verges A; Tomas F; Ballesteros E, 2012, 'Interactive effects of depth and marine protection on predation and herbivory patterns', Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol. 450, pp. 55 - 65,

Verges A; Alcoverro T; Romero J, 2011, 'Plant defences and the role of epibiosis in mediating within-plant feeding choices of seagrass consumers', Oecologia, vol. 166, pp. 381 - 390,

Verges A; Vanderklift M; Doropoulos C; Hyndes GA, 2011, 'Spatial Patterns in Herbivory on a Coral Reef Are Influenced by Structural Complexity but Not by Algal Traits', PLoS One, vol. 6, pp. 1 - 12,

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