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Book Chapters

Langley M; Garthwin R; Poore AGB; Vergés A, 2022, 'Endangered Posidonia australis Seagrass Meadows in Australia', in Imperiled: The Encyclopedia of Conservation: Volume 1-3, pp. 640 - 643, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-821139-7.00095-7

Verges A; Steinberg PD; Marzinelli EM; Campbell AH, 2020, 'Operation Crayweed', in Sustaining Seas: Oceanic Space and the Politics of Care, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Wernberg T; Coleman MA; Babcock RC; Bell SY; Bolton JJ; Connell SD; Hurd CL; Johnson CR; Marzinelli EM; Shears NT; Steinberg PD; Thomsen MS; Vanderklift MA; Vergés A; Wright JT, 2019, 'Biology and ecology of the globally significant kelp Ecklonia Radiata', in Oceanography and Marine Biology, Taylor & Francis, pp. 265 - 324, http://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/24721

Connell SD; Vergés A; Nagelkerken I; Russell BD; Shears N; Wernberg T; Coleman MA, 2019, 'The Past and Future Ecologies of Australasian Kelp Forests', in Hawkins SJ; Bohn K; Firth LB; Williams GA (ed.), Interactions in the Marine Benthos: Global Patterns and Processes, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 414 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/9781108235792.017

Campbell A; Verges A; Harder T; Steinberg PD, 2012, 'Causes and ecological consequences of a climate-mediated disease.', in Lunney D; Hutchings P (ed.), Wildlife and Climate Change: towards robust conservation strategies for Australian fauna, edn. Original, Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Mosman, NSW, pp. 52 - 58

Wernberg T; Dan S; Verges A; Campbell AH; Bayden R; Melinda C; Scott L; Steinberg PD; Craig J; Gary K; Sean C, 2012, 'Macroalgae and temperate rocky reefs.', in Poloczanska ES; Hobday AJ; Richardson AJ (ed.), A Marine Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Report Card for Australia 2012, edn. Original, CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Ecosciences Precinct, Brisbane, Qld

Journal articles

Castro LC; Vergés A; Straub SC; Campbell AH; Coleman MA; Wernberg T; Steinberg P; Thomas T; Dworjanyn S; Cetina-Heredia P; Roughan M; Marzinelli EM, 2024, 'Effect of marine heatwaves and warming on kelp microbiota influence trophic interactions', Molecular Ecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.17267

Roberts CJ; Vergés A; Poore AGB, 2023, 'A new resource for monitoring reef ecosystems: The background of recreational diver photographs contains valuable habitat data', Journal of Applied Ecology, 60, pp. 2688 - 2698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.14518

Eger AM; Marzinelli EM; Beas-Luna R; Blain CO; Blamey LK; Byrnes JEK; Carnell PE; Choi CG; Hessing-Lewis M; Kim KY; Kumagai NH; Lorda J; Moore P; Nakamura Y; Pérez-Matus A; Pontier O; Smale D; Steinberg PD; Vergés A, 2023, 'Author Correction: The value of ecosystem services in global marine kelp forests (Nature Communications, (2023), 14, 1, (1894), 10.1038/s41467-023-37385-0)', Nature Communications, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-38666-4

Eger AM; Marzinelli EM; Beas-Luna R; Blain CO; Blamey LK; Byrnes JEK; Carnell PE; Choi CG; Hessing-Lewis M; Kim KY; Kumagai NH; Lorda J; Moore P; Nakamura Y; Pérez-Matus A; Pontier O; Smale D; Steinberg PD; Vergés A, 2023, 'The value of ecosystem services in global marine kelp forests', Nature Communications, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-37385-0

Pecl GT; Kelly R; Lucas C; van Putten I; Badhe R; Champion C; Chen IC; Defeo O; Gaitan-Espitia JD; Evengård B; Fordham DA; Guo F; Henriques R; Henry S; Lenoir J; McGhie H; Mustonen T; Oliver S; Pettorelli N; Pinsky ML; Potts W; Santana-Garcon J; Sauer W; Stensgaard AS; Tingley MW; Verges A, 2023, 'Climate-driven ‘species-on-the-move’ provide tangible anchors to engage the public on climate change', People and Nature, 5, pp. 1384 - 1402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pan3.10495

Nagelkerken I; Allan BJM; Booth DJ; Donelson JM; Edgar GJ; Ravasi T; Rummer JL; Vergés A; Mellin C, 2023, 'The effects of climate change on the ecology of fishes', PLOS Climate, 2, pp. e0000258 - e0000258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pclm.0000258

Sgarlatta MP; Karkarey R; Smith SM; Suthers IM; Poore AGB; Vergés A, 2023, 'Predation domes: In-situ field assays to measure predatory behaviours by fish', Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 14, pp. 2029 - 2035, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.14169

Ferretto G; Glasby TM; Poore AGB; Callaghan CT; Sinclair EA; Statton J; Kendrick GA; Vergés A, 2023, 'Optimizing the restoration of the threatened seagrass Posidonia australis: plant traits influence restoration success', Restoration Ecology, 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rec.13893

Ferretto G; Vergés A; Poore AGB; Glasby TM; Griffin KJ, 2023, 'Habitat Provision and Erosion Are Influenced by Seagrass Meadow Complexity: A Seascape Perspective', Diversity, 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/d15020125

Santana-Garcon J; Bennett S; Marbà N; Vergés A; Arthur R; Alcoverro T, 2023, 'Tropicalization shifts herbivore pressure from seagrass to rocky reef communities', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2022.1744

Flores-Moreno H; Dalrymple RL; Cornwell WK; Popovic G; Nakagawa S; Atkinson J; Cooke J; Laffan SW; Bonser SP; Schwanz LE; Crean AJ; Eldridge DJ; Garratt M; Brooks RC; Vergés A; Poore AGB; Cohen DR; Clark GF; Sen Gupta A; Reich PB; Cornelissen JHC; Craine JM; Hemmings FA; Kattge J; Niinemets Ü; Peñuelas J; Moles AT, 2023, 'Is Australia weird? A cross-continental comparison of biological, geological and climatological features', Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2023.1073842

Marta IRD; Vergés A; Powell S; Smith SM; Poore AGB, 2023, 'Marine protected areas are linked to higher predation rates by fish in shallow urbanised reefs, but only in no-take reserves', Marine Ecology Progress Series, 721, pp. 135 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps14421

Vergés A; Lanham BS; Kono M; Okumura S; Nakamura Y, 2022, 'Differences in fish herbivory among tropical and temperate seaweeds and annual patterns in kelp consumption influence the tropicalisation of temperate reefs', Scientific Reports, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-24666-9

Ferretto G; Vergés A; Poore AGB; Gribben PE; Glasby TM, 2022, 'Floating bags have the potential to minimise oyster farming impacts on Posidonia australis seagrass meadows', Aquaculture, 560, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2022.738594

Eger AM; Eddy N; Gleason M; Layton C; McHugh TA; Steinberg P; Vergés A, 2022, 'The Kelp Forest Alliance: A Global Community of Practice to Understand, Advise, and Motivate Kelp Forest Conservation and Restoration', Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin, 31, pp. 130 - 132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lob.10528

Eger AM; Marzinelli EM; Christie H; Fagerli CW; Fujita D; Gonzalez AP; Hong SW; Kim JH; Lee LC; McHugh TA; Nishihara GN; Tatsumi M; Steinberg PD; Vergés A, 2022, 'Global kelp forest restoration: past lessons, present status, and future directions', Biological Reviews, 97, pp. 1449 - 1475, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/brv.12850

Tebbett SB; Sgarlatta MP; Pessarrodona A; Vergés A; Wernberg T; Bellwood DR, 2022, 'How to quantify algal turf sediments and particulates on tropical and temperate reefs: An overview', Marine Environmental Research, 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2022.105673

Evans SM; Griffin KJ; Blick RAJ; Poore AGB; Verges A, 2022, 'Erratum: Correction: Seagrass on the brink: Decline of threatened seagrass Posidonia australis continues following protection (PLoS ONE (2019) 14:4 (e0216107) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216107)', PLoS ONE, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0271005

McCosker E; Stuart-Smith RD; Edgar GJ; Steinberg PD; Vergés A, 2022, 'Sea temperature and habitat effects on juvenile reef fishes along a tropicalizing coastline', Diversity and Distributions, 28, pp. 1154 - 1170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddi.13484

Wood G; Steinberg PD; Campbell AH; Vergés A; Coleman MA; Marzinelli EM, 2022, 'Host genetics, phenotype and geography structure the microbiome of a foundational seaweed', Molecular Ecology, 31, pp. 2189 - 2206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.16378

Bosch NE; McLean M; Zarco-Perello S; Bennett S; Stuart-Smith RD; Vergés A; Pessarrodona A; Tuya F; Langlois T; Spencer C; Bell S; Saunders BJ; Harvey ES; Wernberg T, 2022, 'Persistent thermally driven shift in the functional trait structure of herbivorous fishes: Evidence of top-down control on the rebound potential of temperate seaweed forests?', Global Change Biology, 28, pp. 2296 - 2311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16070

Roberts CJ; Vergés A; Callaghan CT; Poore AGB, 2022, 'Many cameras make light work: opportunistic photographs of rare species in iNaturalist complement structured surveys of reef fish to better understand species richness', Biodiversity and Conservation, 31, pp. 1407 - 1425, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-022-02398-6

Pessarrodona A; Vergés A; Bosch NE; Bell S; Smith S; Sgarlatta MP; Wernberg T, 2022, 'Tropicalization unlocks novel trophic pathways and enhances secondary productivity in temperate reefs', Functional Ecology, 36, pp. 659 - 673, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13990

Straub SC; Wernberg T; Marzinelli EM; Vergés A; Kelaher BP; Coleman MA, 2022, 'Persistence of seaweed forests in the anthropocene will depend on warming and marine heatwave profiles', Journal of Phycology, 58, pp. 22 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpy.13222

Bennett S; Alcoverro T; Kletou D; Antoniou C; Boada J; Buñuel X; Cucala L; Jorda G; Kleitou P; Roca G; Santana-Garcon J; Savva I; Vergés A; Marbà N, 2022, 'Resilience of seagrass populations to thermal stress does not reflect regional differences in ocean climate', New Phytologist, 233, pp. 1657 - 1666, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.17885

Eger AM; Earp HS; Friedman K; Gatt Y; Hagger V; Hancock B; Kaewsrikhaw R; Mcleod E; Moore AM; Niner HJ; Razafinaivo F; Sousa AI; Stankovic M; Worthington TA; Bayraktarov E; Saunders M; Vergés A; Reeves S, 2022, 'The need, opportunities, and challenges for creating a standardized framework for marine restoration monitoring and reporting', Biological Conservation, 266, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109429

Bolt MH; Callaghan CT; Poore AGB; Vergés A; Roberts CJ, 2022, 'Using the background of fish photographs to quantify habitat composition in marine ecosystems', Marine Ecology Progress Series, 688, pp. 167 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps14027

Sen Gupta A; Stellema A; Pontes GM; Taschetto AS; Vergés A; Rossi V, 2021, 'Future changes to the upper ocean Western Boundary Currents across two generations of climate models', Scientific Reports, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-88934-w

Ferretto G; Glasby TM; Poore AGB; Callaghan CT; Housefield GP; Langley M; Sinclair EA; Statton J; Kendrick GA; Vergés A, 2021, 'Naturally-detached fragments of the endangered seagrass Posidonia australis collected by citizen scientists can be used to successfully restore fragmented meadows', Biological Conservation, 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109308

Smith SM; Malcolm HA; Marzinelli EM; Schultz AL; Steinberg PD; Vergés A, 2021, 'Tropicalization and kelp loss shift trophic composition and lead to more winners than losers in fish communities', Global Change Biology, 27, pp. 2537 - 2548, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15592

Wood G; Marzinelli EM; Campbell AH; Steinberg PD; Vergés A; Coleman MA, 2021, 'Genomic vulnerability of a dominant seaweed points to future-proofing pathways for Australia's underwater forests', Global Change Biology, 27, pp. 2200 - 2212, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15534

Sinclair EA; Sherman CDH; Statton J; Copeland C; Matthews A; Waycott M; van Dijk KJ; Vergés A; Kajlich L; McLeod IM; Kendrick GA, 2021, 'Advances in approaches to seagrass restoration in Australia', Ecological Management and Restoration, 22, pp. 10 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/emr.12452

Vanderklift MA; Pillans RD; Hutton M; De Wever L; Kendrick GA; Zavala-Perez A; Vergés A; Garthwin R; Oades D; McCarthy P; George K; Sampi T; George D; Sampi C; Edgar Z; Dougal K; Howard A, 2021, 'High rates of herbivory in remote northwest Australian seagrass meadows by rabbitfish and green turtles', Marine Ecology Progress Series, 665, pp. 63 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps13657

Callaghan CT; Poore AGB; Mesaglio T; Moles AT; Nakagawa S; Roberts C; Rowley JJL; Vergés A; Wilshire JH; Cornwell WK, 2021, 'Three Frontiers for the Future of Biodiversity Research Using Citizen Science Data', BioScience, 71, pp. 55 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biaa131

Whalen MA; Whippo RDB; Stachowicz JJ; York PH; Aiello E; Alcoverro T; Altieri AH; Benedetti-Cecchi L; Bertolini C; Bresch M; Bulleri F; Carnell PE; Cimon S; Connolly RM; Cusson M; Diskin MS; D’Souza E; Flores AAV; Joel Fodrie F; Galloway AWE; Gaskins LC; Graham OJ; Hanley TC; Henderson CJ; Hereu CM; Hessing-Lewis M; Hovel KA; Hughes BB; Randall Hughes A; Hultgren KM; Jänes H; Janiak DS; Johnston LN; Jorgensen P; Kelaher BP; Kruschel C; Lanham BS; Lee KS; Lefcheck JS; Lozano-Álvarez E; Macreadie PI; Monteith ZL; O’Connor NE; Olds AD; O’Leary JK; Patrick CJ; Pino O; Poore AGB; Rasheed MA; Raymond WW; Reiss K; Kennedy Rhoades O; Robinson MT; Ross PG; Rossi F; Schlacher TA; Seemann J; Silliman BR; Smee DL; Thiel M; Unsworth RKF; van Tussenbroek BI; Vergés A; Yeager ME; Yednock BK; Ziegler SL; Emmett Duffy J, 2020, 'Climate drives the geography of marine consumption by changing predator communities', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117, pp. 28160 - 28166, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2005255117

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, 21, pp. 1092 - 1108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/faf.12488

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, 57, pp. 1988 - 1998, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13707

Eger AM; Vergés A; Choi CG; Christie H; Coleman MA; Fagerli CW; Fujita D; Hasegawa M; Kim JH; Mayer-Pinto M; Reed DC; Steinberg PD; Marzinelli EM, 2020, 'Financial and Institutional Support Are Important for Large-Scale Kelp Forest Restoration', Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.535277

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, 26, pp. 1211 - 1226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddi.13073

Vergés A; Campbell AH, 2020, 'Kelp forests', Current Biology, 30, pp. R919 - R920, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2020.06.053

Tan YM; Dalby O; Kendrick GA; Statton J; Sinclair EA; Fraser MW; Macreadie PI; Gillies CL; Coleman RA; Waycott M; van Dijk KJ; Vergés A; Ross JD; Campbell ML; Matheson FE; Jackson EL; Irving AD; Govers LL; Connolly RM; McLeod IM; Rasheed MA; Kirkman H; Flindt MR; Lange T; Miller AD; Sherman CDH, 2020, 'Seagrass Restoration Is Possible: Insights and Lessons From Australia and New Zealand', Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00617

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, 70, pp. 688 - 698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biaa058

Eger AM; Marzinelli E; Gribben P; Johnson CR; Layton C; Steinberg PD; Wood G; Silliman BR; Vergés A, 2020, 'Playing to the Positives: Using Synergies to Enhance Kelp Forest Restoration', Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00544

Pratt S; Marambio CM; Quigley K; Hamylton S; Gibbs L; Vergés A; Adams M; Barcan R; Neimanis A, 2020, 'Fathom', Environmental Humanities, 12, pp. 173 - 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/22011919-8142264


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