Publications

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Peer-reviewed publications

  1. Ford HV, Jones NH, Davies AJ, Godley BJ, Jambeck JR, Napper IE, Suckling CC, Williams GJ, Woodall L, Koldewey HJ (In press)The fundamental links between climate change and marine plastic pollution. Science of the Total Environment. More
  2. Combes M, Vaz S, Grehan A, Morato T, Arnaud-Haond S, Dominguez-Carrió C, Fox A, González-Irusta JM, Johnson D, Callery O, Davies A, Fauconnet L, Kenchington E, Orejas C, Roberts JM, Taranto G, Menot L (2021) Systematic Conservation Planning at an Ocean Basin Scale: Identifying a Viable Network of Deep-Sea Protected Areas in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Front Mar Sci 8. More
  3. Lawrence PJ, Evans AJ, Jackson-Bué T, Brooks PR, Crowe TP, Dozier AE, Jenkins SR, Moore PJ, Williams GJ, Davies AJ (2021) Artificial shorelines lack natural structural complexity across scales. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 288: 20210329. More
  4. Early View – Raj KD, Aeby GS, Mathews G, Williams GJ, Caldwell JM, Laju RL, Bharath MS, Kumar PD, Arasamuthu A, Asir NGG, Wedding LM, Davies AJ, Moritsch MM, Edward JKP (2021) Coral reef resilience differs among islands within the Gulf of Mannar, southeast India, following successive coral bleaching events. Coral Reefs. More
  5. Early View – Jackson‐Bué T, Williams GJ, Walker‐Springett G, Rowlands SJ, Davies AJ (2021) Three‐dimensional mapping reveals scale‐dependent dynamics in biogenic reef habitat structure. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. More
  6. Muller A, Poitrimol C, Nunes FLD, Boyé A, Curd A, Desroy N, Firth LB, Bush L, Davies AJ, Lima FP, Marzloff MP, Meneghesso C, Seabra R, Dubois SF (2021) Musical Chairs on Temperate Reefs: Species Turnover and Replacement Within Functional Groups Explain Regional Diversity Variation in Assemblages Associated With Honeycomb Worms. Front Mar Sci 8. More
  7. Hanz, U., Roberts, E. M., Duineveld, G., Davies, A., Van Haren, H., Rapp, H. T., Reichart, G. J. and Mienis, F. 2021. Long–term observations reveal environmental conditions and food supply mechanisms at an Arctic deep‐sea sponge ground.  Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 126: e2020JC016776. More
  8. Early View – Friedland, KD, Bachman, M, Davies, A, Frelat, R, McManus, MC, Morse, R, Pickens, BA, Smoliński, S, Tanaka, K. (2021) Machine learning highlights the importance of primary and secondary production in determining habitat for marine fish and macroinvertebrates. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwaster Ecosystems, 1–17. More
  9. Firth LB, Harris D, Blaze JA, Marzloff MP, Boyé A, Miller PI, Curd A, Vasquez M, Nunn JD, O’Connor NE, Power AM, Mieszkowska N, O’Riordan RM, Burrows MT, Bricheno LM, Knights AM, Nunes FLD, Bordeyne F, Bush LE, Byers JE, David C, Davies AJ, Dubois SF, Edwards H, Foggo A, Grant L, Green JAM, Gribben PE, Lima FP, McGrath D, Noël LMLJ, Seabra R, Simkanin C, Hawkins SJ (2021) Specific niche requirements underpin multidecadal range edge stability, but may introduce barriers for climate change adaptation. Diversity and Distributions 27(4): 668-683.. More
  10. Evans AJ, Lawrence PJ, Natanzi AS, Moore PJ, Davies AJ, Crowe TP, McNally C, Thompson B, Dozier AE, Brooks PR (2021). Replicating natural topography on marine artificial structures – A novel approach to eco-engineering. Ecological Engineering 160, 106144. More
  11. Beazley L, Kenchington E, Murillo FJ, Brickman D, Wang Z, Davies AJ, Roberts EM, Rapp HT (2021) Climate change winner in the deep sea? Predicting the impacts of climate change on the distribution of the glass sponge Vazella pourtalesii. Marine Ecology Progress Series 657: 1-23. More
  12. Ford HV, Gove JM, Davies AJ, Graham NAJ, Healey JR, Conklin EJ, Williams GJ (2021) Spatial scaling properties of coral reef benthic communities. Ecography 44(2): 188-198. More
  13. Yokoyama LQ, Turra A, Suckling C, Torres G, Davies AJ, McCarthy I (2020). Sub-lethal predatory shell damage does not affect physiology under high CO2 in the intertidal gastropod Tritia reticulata. Ocean and Coastal Research 68, e20274. More
  14. Wang S, Kenchington E, Wang Z, Yashayaev I, Davies AJ (2020) 3-D Ocean Particle Tracking Modeling Reveals Extensive Vertical Movement and Downstream Interdependence of Closed Areas in the Northwest Atlantic. Scientific Reports: 10, 21421. More
  15. Riley TG, Waggit JJ, Davies AJ (2020) Distribution modelling of the Eurasian Otter (Lutra lutra) on the Isle of Anglesey, Wales. Otter, Journal of the International Otter Survival Fund 6: 30-39. More
  16. Suckling CC, Czachur MV, Ellis JE, Davies AJ (2020) European Sea Urchin Somatic and Gonadal Responses to Differing Stocking Densities and Seawater Flow Rates: A Case Study for Experimental Design Considerations. Journal of Shellfish Research, 39 (1): 159-171 DOI: 10.2983/035.039.0115. More
  17. Kurr M, Davies AJ (2020) Drivers of sex-specific trade-offs in the macroalga Ascophyllum nodosum. Plant 8 (3): 54-63. More
  18. Gilson AR, Davies AJ (2020) Habitat modification by Ascophyllum canopy negatively impacts macrofaunal communities on soft-sediment shores. Marine Environmental Research 162: 105193. More
  19. Robertson CM, Demopoulos AWJ, Bourque JR, Mienis F, Duineveld GCA, Lavaleye MSS, Koivisto RKK, Brooke SD, Ross SW, Rhode M, Davies AJ (2020) Submarine canyons influence macrofaunal diversity and density patterns in the deep-sea benthos. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. More
  20. Morato T, González-Irusta JM, Dominguez-Carrió, Wei CL, Davies AJ and 53 others (2020) Climate-induced changes in the suitable habitat of cold-water corals and commercially important deep-sea fishes in the North Atlantic. Global Change Biology 26(4), 2181-2202. More
  21. D’Urban Jackson T, Williams GJ, Walker-Springett G, Davies AJ (2020) Three-dimensional digital mapping of ecosystems: a new era in spatial ecology. Proc. R. Soc. B, 287. More
  22. Barbosa RV, Davies AJ, Sumida PYG (2019) Habitat suitability and environmental niche comparison of cold-water coral species along the Brazilian continental margin. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. More
  23. Meyer, HK, Roberts EM, Rapp HT, Davies AJ (2019) Spatial patterns of arctic sponge ground fauna and demersal fish are detectable in autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) imagery. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. More
  24. Clark MS, Villota Nieva L, Hoffman JI, Davies AJ, Trivedi UH, Turner F, Ashton GV, Peck LS (2019) Lack of long-term acclimation in Antarctic encrusting species suggests vulnerability to warming. Nature Communications 10, 3383. More
  25. Kurr M, Davies AJ (2019) The chemical defences of the invasive alga Sargassum muticum (Yendo) Fensholt correlate to mesoherbivore diversity, but not to time-since-invasion. Hydrobiologia. More
  26. Clark MS, Suckling CC, Cavallo A, Mackenzie CL, Thorne MAS, Davies AJ & Peck LS (2019) Molecular mechanisms underpinning transgenerational plasticity in the green sea urchin Psammechinus miliaris. Scientific Reports 9(952). More
  27. Aston E, Williams G, Green M, Davies AJ, Wedding L, Gove J, Jouffray JB, Jones T, Clark J (Accepted) Scale-dependent spatial patterns in benthic communities around a tropical island seascape, Ecography, 10.1111/ecog.04097. More
  28. Roberts EM, Mienis F, Rapp HT, Hanz U, Meyer HK, Davies AJ (2018) Oceanographic setting and short-timescale environmental variability at an Arctic seamount sponge ground, Deep-Sea Research Part I 138, 98-113.  More
  29. Suckling CC, Terrey D, Davies AJ (2018) Optimising stocking density for the commercial cultivation of sea urchin larvae, Aquaculture, 408: 96-104 DOI: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2018.01.022 More
  30. Kurr M, Davies AJ (2017) Sex-specific reproductive trade-offs in the gregarious fucoid macroalga Ascophyllum nodosum, European Journal of Phycology, DOI: 10.1080/09670262.2017.1328746 More
  31. Roberts EM, Bowers DG, Davies AJ (2017) Tidal modulation of seabed light and its implications for benthic algae. Limnology and Oceanography. doi:10.1002/lno.10616 More
  32. Guinotte JM, Georgian S, Kinlan BP, Poti M, Davies AJ (2016) Predictive Habitat Modeling for Deep-Sea Corals in U.S. Waters. In: Hourigan TF, Etnoyer PJ, Cairns SD (eds) The State of Deep-Sea Coral and Sponge Ecosystems of the United States: 2015. NOAA Technical Memorandum X. NOAA, Silver Spring, p 8-1 – 8-24 More
  33. Brooke SD, Watts MW, Heil AD, Rhode M, Mienis F, Duineveld GCA, Davies AJ, Ross SW (2016) Distributions and habitat associations of deep-water corals in Norfolk and Baltimore canyons, Mid- Atlantic Bight, USA. Deep-Sea Research Part II More
  34. Orejas C, Gori A, Rad-Menéndez C, Last KS, Davies AJ, Beveridge CM, Sadd D, Kiriakoulakis K, Witte U, Roberts JM (2016) The effect of flow speed and food size on the capture efficiency and feeding behaviour of the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 481: 34–40 More
  35. Anderson OF, Guinotte JM, Rowden AA, Clark MR, Mormede S, Davies AJ, Bowden DA (2016) Field validation of habitat suitability models for vulnerable marine ecosystems in the South Pacific Ocean: Implications for the use of broad-scale models in fisheries management. Ocean & Coastal Management 120: 110–126 More
  36. Firth LB, Mieszkowska N, Grant LM, Bush LE, Davies AJ, Frost MT, Moschella PS, Burrows MT, Cunningham PN, Dye SR, Hawkins SJ (2015) Historical comparisons reveal multiple drivers of decadal change of an ecosystem engineer at the range edge. Ecology and Evolution 5(15): 3210-3222. More
  37. Mineur F, Arenas F, Assis J, Davies AJ, Engelend AH, Fernandes F, Malta E-J, Thibaut T, Nguyen TV, Vaz-Pintoc F, Vranken S, Serrão EA, De Clerck O (2015) European seaweeds under pressure: Consequences for communities and ecosystem functioning. Journal of Sea Research 98: 91-108. More
  38. Yesson C, Bush LE, Davies AJ, Maggs CA, Brodie J (2015) The distribution and environmental requirements of large brown seaweeds in Britain and Ireland. JMBA UK 95(4): 669-680. More
  39. Yesson C, Bush LE, Davies AJ, Maggs CA, Brodie J (2015) Large brown seaweeds of the British Isles: Evidence of changes in abundance over four decades. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 155: 167-175. More
  40. Jackson E, Howell K, Davies AJ, Hall-Spencer J, Kershaw P (2014) Marine Protected Area network planning for the future of UK cold-water coral reefs. ICES Journal of Marine Science 71(9): 2621-2629. More
  41. Ashford OS, Davies AJ, Jones DOB (2014) Global distribution of xenophyophores: insights from habitat suitability models. Deep-sea Research Vol 1 94: 31-44. More
  42. Suckling CC, Clark MS, Beveridge C, Brunner L, Hughes AD, Harper EM, Cook EJ, Davies AJ, Peck LS (2014) Experimental influence of pH on the early life-stages of sea urchins II: Increasing parental exposure times gives rise to different responses. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, 58(3): 161-175.
  43. Guinotte JM, Davies AJ (2014) Predicted Deep-Sea Coral Habitat Suitability for the U.S. West Coast. PLoS ONE 9(4): e93918. More
  44. Mienis F, Duineveld GCA, Davies AJ, Lavaleye MSS, Ross SW, Seim H, Bane JM, Van Haren H, Bergman M, De Haas H, Brooke S, Van Weering TCE (2014) Cold-water coral growth under extreme environmental conditions, the Cape Lookout area, NW Atlantic. Biogeosciences 11: 2543-2560. More
  45. Vierod ADT, Guinotte JM, Davies AJ (2014) Predicting the distribution of vulnerable marine ecosystems in the deep sea using presence-background models. Deep-sea research vol II 99: 6-18. More
  46. Biber MF, Duineveld GCA, Lavaleye MSS, Davies AJ, Bergman MJN, van den Beld IMJ (2014) Investigating the association of fish abundance and biomass with cold-water corals in the deep Northeast Atlantic Ocean using a generalized linear modelling approach. Deep-sea research vol II 99: 134-145. More
  47. Bouma TJ, van Belzen J, Balke T, Zhu Z, Airoldi L, Blight AJ, Davies AJ, Galvan C, Hawkins SJ, Hoggart SPG, Lara JL, Losada IJ, Maza M, Ondiviela B, Skov MW, Strain EM, Thompson RC, Yang S, Zanuttigh B, Zhang L, Herman PMJ (2014) Identifying knowledge gaps hampering application of intertidal habitats in coastal protection: Opportunities & steps to take. Coastal Engineering 87: 147-157. More
  48. Roberts EM, Bowers DG, Davies AJ (2014) Springs–neaps cycles in daily total seabed light: Daylength-induced changes. Journal of Marine Systems 132: 116-129. More
  49. Szostek, C.L., Davies, A.J., Hinz, H. (2013) “Effects of elevated levels of suspended particulate matter and burial on juvenile king scallops Pecten maximus.” Marine Ecology Progress Series 474:155-165. More
  50. Yesson, C., Taylor, M.L., Tittensor, D.P., Davies, A.J., Guinotte, J., Baco, A., Black, J., Hall-Spencer, J.M., Rogers, A.D. (2012) “Global habitat suitability of cold-water octocorals”. Journal of Biogeography 39:1278-1292. More
  51. Duineveld GCA, Jeffreys RM, Lavaleye MSS, Davies AJ, Bergman MJN, Watmough T & Witbaard R (2012) Spatial and tidal variation in food supply to shallow cold-water coral reefs of the Mingulay Reef complex (Outer Hebrides, Scotland). Marine Ecology Progress Series 444: 97-115. More.
  52. Mienis F, Duineveld GCA, Davies AJ, Ross SW, Seim H, Bane J, van Weering TCE (2012) The influence of near-bed hydrodynamic conditions on cold-water corals in the Viosca Knoll area, Gulf of Mexico. Deep-sea Research vol 1 60(1): 32-45. More
  53. Hiddink, J.G., Ben Rais Lasram, F., Cantrill, J., Davies, A.J. (2012) “Keeping pace with climate change: what can we learn from the spread of Lessepsian migrants?” Global Change Biology 18:2161-2172. More
  54. Davies, A.J. & Guinotte, J.M. (2011) “Global Habitat Suitability for Framework-Forming Cold-Water Corals.” PLoS ONE 6(4): e18483. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018483 More
  55. Henry, L.A., Davies, A.J. & Roberts, J.M. (2010) “Beta diversity of cold-water coral reef communities off western Scotland.” Coral Reefs 29: 427–436. More
  56. Davies, A.J., Duineveld, G.C.A., van Weering, T.C.E., Mienis, F., Quattrini, A.M., Seim, H.E., Bane, J.M. & Ross, S.W. (2010) “Short-term environmental variability in cold-water coral habitat at Viosca Knoll, Gulf of Mexico.” Deep-sea Research Vol 1 57(2): 199-212. More
  57. Glover, A.G., Higgs, N.D., Bagley, P.M., Carlsson, R., Davies, A.J., Kemp, K.M., Last, K.S., Norling, K., Rosenberg, R., Wallin, K-A., Källström, B., Dahlgren, T.G. (2010) “A live video observatory reveals temporal processes at a shelf-depth whale-fall” Cahiers de Biologie Marine 51: 375-381. More
  58. Mineur, F., Davies, A.J., Maggs, C.A., Verlaque, M., Johnson, M.P. (2010) “Fronts, jumps and secondary introductions suggested as different invasion patterns in marine species, with an increase in spread rates over time” Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277: 2693–2701. More
  59. Davies, A.J., Last, K.S., Attard, K. & Hendrick, V.J. (2009) “Maintaining turbidity and current flow in laboratory aquarium studies, a case study using Sabellaria spinulosa” Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 370, 35-40. More
  60. Shucksmith, R., Jones, N.H., Stoyle, G.W., Davies, A. & Dicks, E.F. (2009) “Abundance and distribution of the Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) on the north coast of Anglesey, Wales, UK” Journal of the Marine Biological Association for the United Kingdom 89(5), 1051-1058. More
  61. Roberts, J.M., Davies, A.J., Henry, L.-A., Dodds, L.A., Duineveld, G.C.A., Lavaleye, M.S.S., Maier, C., van Soest, R.W.M., Bergman, M.J.N., Hühnerbach, V., Huvenne, V.A.I., Sinclair, D.J., Watmough, T., Long, D., Green, S.L. & van Haren, H. (2009) “Mingulay reef complex, northeast Atlantic: an interdisciplinary study of cold-water coral habitat, hydrography and biodiversity.” Marine Ecology Progress Series 397: 139-151. More
  62. De Mol, B., Querol, N., Davies, A.J., Schäfer, A., Foglini, F., Gonzales-Mirelis, G., Kopke, K., Dunne, D., Shewe, I., Trincardi, F. & Canals, M. (2009) “HERMES-GIS: a tool to connect scientists.” Oceanography 22(1): 144-153. More
  63. Davies, A.J., Duineveld, G.C.A., Lavaleye, M.S.S., Bergman, M.J.N., van Haren, H. & Roberts, J.M. (2009) “Downwelling and deep-water bottom currents as food supply mechanisms to the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa (Scleractinia) at the Mingulay Reef Complex.” Limnology and Oceanography 54(2): 620-629. More
  64. Davies, A.J., Wisshak, M., Orr, J.C. & Roberts, J.M. (2008) “Predicting suitable habitat for the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa (Scleractinia)” Deep-sea Research Vol. 1 55: 1048-1062. More
  65. Davies, A.J., Johnson, M.P. & Maggs, C.A. (2008) “Subsidy by Ascophyllum nodosum increases growth rate and survivorship of Patella vulgata” Marine Ecology-Progress Series 366: 43-48. More
  66. Davies, A.J., Roberts, J.M. & Hall-Spencer, J. (2007) “Preserving deep-sea natural heritage: Emerging issues in offshore conservation and management” Biological Conservation 138: 299-312. More
  67. Wadke, P.M., Burrows, M.T., Meldrum, D. & Davies, A.J. (2007) “Using magneto-resitive sensors to monitor animal behaviour: a case study using limpets” Proceedings, Oceans 2007 MTS/IEEE Vancouver. More
  68. Davies, A.J., Johnson, M.P. & Maggs, C.A. (2007) “Unexpected loss of Ascophyllum nodosum caused by limpet grazing” Marine Ecology-Progress Series 339: 131-141. More
  69. Davies, A.J. & Johnson, M.P. (2006) “Coastline configuration disrupts large-scale climatic forcing, leading to divergent temporal trends in wave exposure” Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science 69 (3-4): 643-648. More

Reports and other random stuff

  • Morato T. Dominguez-Carrió, Davies AJ, Carrerio Silva M, Sweetman A, 2019. Habitat suitability model utility. In Levin, L., Baker, M. and A. Thompson (eds). Deep-ocean climate change impacts on habitat, fish and fisheries, FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper No. 638. Rome, FAO. pp. 104-131. More
  • Hühnerbach, V., Maier, C., Davies, A.J., Bergman, M., Huvenne, V., Duineveld, G.C.A., Le Bas, T., Roberts, J.M. (2007) Poster presented at 2007 GEOHAB Conference. “Mapping of cold-water coral habitats in the Minch, NW Scotland”.
  • Davies, A.J., Narayanaswamy, B.E., Hughes, D.J. & Roberts, J.M. (2006) “An introduction to the Benthic Ecology of the Rockall – Hatton Area (SEA 7)” A report for the DTI, 94pp.
  • Davies, A.J. & Roberts, J.M. (2005) “Preserving our deep-sea heritage” Marine Conservation 6 (11): 10-12.

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