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Journal articles

Botté ES; Cantin NE; Mocellin VJL; O’Brien PA; Rocker MM; Frade PR; Webster NS, 2022, 'Reef location has a greater impact than coral bleaching severity on the microbiome of Pocillopora acuta', Coral Reefs, vol. 41, pp. 63 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00338-021-02201-y

Evensen NR; Vanwonterghem I; Doropoulos C; Gouezo M; Botté ES; Webster NS; Mumby PJ, 2021, 'Benthic micro- and macro-community succession and coral recruitment under overfishing and nutrient enrichment', Ecology, vol. 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3536

Robbins SJ; Song W; Engelberts JP; Glasl B; Slaby BM; Boyd J; Marangon E; Botté ES; Laffy P; Thomas T; Webster NS, 2021, 'A genomic view of the microbiome of coral reef demosponges', ISME Journal, vol. 15, pp. 1641 - 1654, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41396-020-00876-9

Botté ES; Luter HM; Marangon E; Patel F; Uthicke S; Webster NS, 2020, 'Simulated future conditions of ocean warming and acidification disrupt the microbiome of the calcifying foraminifera Marginopora vertebralis across life stages', Environmental Microbiology Reports, vol. 12, pp. 693 - 701, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-2229.12900

Botté ES; Nielsen S; Abdul Wahab MA; Webster J; Robbins S; Thomas T; Webster NS, 2019, 'Changes in the metabolic potential of the sponge microbiome under ocean acidification', Nature Communications, vol. 10, pp. 4134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-12156-y

Luter HM; Whalan S; Andreakis N; Wahab MA; Botté ES; Negri AP; Webster NS, 2019, 'The effects of crude oil and dispersant on the larval sponge holobiont', mSystems, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mSystems.00743-19

Laffy PW; Botté ES; Wood-Charlson EM; Weynberg KD; Rattei T; Webster NS, 2019, 'Thermal stress modifies the marine sponge virome', Environmental Microbiology Reports, vol. 11, pp. 690 - 698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-2229.12782

Laffy PW; Wood-Charlson EM; Turaev D; Jutz S; Pascelli C; Botté ES; Bell SC; Peirce TE; Weynberg KD; van Oppen MJH; Rattei T; Webster NS, 2018, 'Reef invertebrate viromics: diversity, host specificity and functional capacity', Environmental Microbiology, vol. 20, pp. 2125 - 2141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14110

Negri AP; Brinkman DL; Flores F; Botte ES; Jones RJ; Webster NS, 2016, 'Acute ecotoxicology of natural oil and gas condensate to coral reef larvae', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep21153

Webster NS; Negri AP; Botté ES; Laffy PW; Flores F; Noonan S; Schmidt C; Uthicke S, 2016, 'Host-associated coral reef microbes respond to the cumulative pressures of ocean warming and ocean acidification', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep19324

Laffy PW; Wood-Charlson EM; Turaev D; Weynberg KD; Botté ES; Van Oppen MJH; Webster NS; Rattei T, 2016, 'HoloVir: A workflow for investigating the diversity and function of viruses in invertebrate holobionts', Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.00822

Morrow KM; Bourne DG; Humphrey C; Botté ES; Laffy P; Zaneveld J; Uthicke S; Fabricius KE; Webster NS, 2015, 'Natural volcanic CO2 seeps reveal future trajectories for host-microbial associations in corals and sponges', ISME Journal, vol. 9, pp. 894 - 908, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2014.188

Botté ES; Smith-Keune C; Jerry DR, 2013, 'Temperature: A prolonged confounding factor on cholinesterase activity in the tropical reef fish Acanthochromis polyacanthus', Aquatic Toxicology, vol. 140-141, pp. 337 - 339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2013.06.021

Bourne DG; van der Zee MJJ; Botté ES; Sato Y, 2013, 'Sulfur-oxidizing bacterial populations within cyanobacterial dominated coral disease lesions', Environmental Microbiology Reports, vol. 5, pp. 518 - 524, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-2229.12055

Webster N; Pantile R; Botté E; Abdo D; Andreakis N; Whalan S, 2013, 'A complex life cycle in a warming planet: Gene expression in thermally stressed sponges', Molecular Ecology, vol. 22, pp. 1854 - 1868, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.12213

Webster NS; Negri AP; Flores F; Humphrey C; Soo R; Botté ES; Vogel N; Uthicke S, 2013, 'Near-future ocean acidification causes differences in microbial associations within diverse coral reef taxa', Environmental Microbiology Reports, vol. 5, pp. 243 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-2229.12006

Taylor MW; Tsai P; Simister RL; Deines P; Botte E; Ericson G; Schmitt S; Webster NS, 2013, 'Sponge-specific bacteria are widespread (but rare) in diverse marine environments', ISME Journal, vol. 7, pp. 438 - 443, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2012.111

Webster NS; Uthicke S; Botté ES; Flores F; Negri AP, 2013, 'Ocean acidification reduces induction of coral settlement by crustose coralline algae', Global Change Biology, vol. 19, pp. 303 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12008

Simister RL; Deines P; Botté ES; Webster NS; Taylor MW, 2012, 'Sponge-specific clusters revisited: A comprehensive phylogeny of sponge-associated microorganisms', Environmental Microbiology, vol. 14, pp. 517 - 524, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02664.x

Botté ES; Jerry DR; Codi King S; Smith-Keune C; Negri AP, 2012, 'Effects of chlorpyrifos on cholinesterase activity and stress markers in the tropical reef fish Acanthochromis polyacanthus', Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol. 65, pp. 384 - 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.08.020

Webster NS; Luter HM; Soo RM; Botté ES; Simister RL; Abdo D; Whalan S, 2012, 'Same, same but different: Symbiotic bacterial associations in GBR sponges', Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2012.00444

Webster NS; Botté ES; Soo RM; Whalan S, 2011, 'The larval sponge holobiont exhibits high thermal tolerance', Environmental Microbiology Reports, vol. 3, pp. 756 - 762, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1758-2229.2011.00296.x


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