Selected ABEB Publications


  • Ellison A, Allainguillaume J, Girdwood S, Pachebat L, Peat KM, Wright P, Consuegra S (2012) Maintaining functional MHC diversity under inbreeding: the case of a selfing vertebrate. Proceedings of the Royal Society (Series B) (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.1929) (covered in Nature News
  • Vanhaecke D, Garcia de Leaniz C, Gajardo G, Young K, Sanzana J, Orellana G, Fowler D, Howes P,Monzon-Arguello C & Consuegra S (2012) DNA Barcoding and microsatellites help species delimitation and hybrid identification in endangered galaxiid fishes. PLoS ONE 7(3): e32939.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032939
  • Friberg IM, Little S, Ralli C, Lowe A, Hall A, Jackson JA, Bradley JE (2013) Macroparasites at peripheral sites of infection are major and dynamic modifiers of systemic anti-microbial pattern recognition responses. Molecular Ecology (in press).
  • Turner AK, Begon M, Jackson JA, Paterson S (2012) Evidence for selection at cytokine loci in a natural population of field voles (Microtus agrestis). Molecular Ecology 21, 1632-1646.
  • Santer RD, Rind FC, Simmons PJ (2012) Predator versus prey: locust looming-detector neuron and behavioural responses to stimuli representing attacking bird predators. PLoS ONE. 7(11): e50146.
  • Nyström V, Humphrey J, Skoglund P, McKeown NJ, Vartanyan S, Shaw PW, Lidén K, Jakobsson M, Barnes I, Angerbjörn A, Lister A, Dalén L (2012) Microsatellite genotyping reveals end-Pleistocene shift in mammoth autosomal genetic variation. Molecular Ecology 21, 3391-3402.
  • Henriques R, Potts WM, Sauer WHH, Shaw PW (2012) Preliminary evidence of deep genetic divergence between populations of an important recreational fishery species, Lichia amia L. 1758, around southern Africa. African J. Mar. Sci. 34, 585-591
  • Franks VR, Marshall RC (2013) Mechanisms and extent of information transfer in socially foraging guppies Poecilia reticulata. Animal Behaviour, 85 (1) 103-108, doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.10.013
  • Mockford EJ, Marshall RC, Dabelsteen T, (2011) Degradation of Rural and Urban Great Tit Song: Testing Transmission Efficiency. PLoS ONE, 6(12): e28242, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028242
  • Richardson AJ, Brown CJ, Brander K, Bruno JF, Buckley L, Burrows MT, Duarte CM, Halpern BS,  Hoegh-Guldberg O, Holding J, Kappel CV, Kiessling W, Moore PJ, O’Connor MI, Pandolfi JM, Parmesan C, Schoeman DS, Schwing F, Sydeman WJ, Poloczanska ES (2012) Climate change and marine life. Biology Letters 8, 907-909
  • Burrows MT, Schoeman DS, Duarte CM, O’Connor MI, Buckley LB, Kappel CV, Parmesan C, Halpern BS, Brown C, Brander KM, Bruno JF, Pandolfi JM, Sydeman WJ, Moore P, Kiessling W, Richardson AJ and Poloczanska ES (2012) Response to Hulme - The Pace Of Shifting Climate In Marine And Terrestrial Ecosystems. Science 335, 538


  • Mockford EJ, Marshall RC, Dabelsteen T, (2011) PLoS ONE, 6(12): e28242, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028242 "Degradation of Rural and Urban Great Tit Song: Testing Transmission Efficiency" Full text
  • Brown, C.J., Schoeman, D., Sydeman, W., Brander, K., Buckley, L., Burrows, M., Duarte, C.M., Moore, P. Pandolfi, J., Poloczanska, E., Venables, W. and Richardson, A.J. (in press) Quantitative approaches in climate change ecology. Global Change Biology.
  • Iwata Y, Shaw P, Fujiwara E, Shiba K, Kakiuchi Y, Hirohashi N (2011) Why small males have big sperm: dimorphic squid sperm linked to alternative mating behaviours. BMC Evol Biol, in press.
  • Ellison A, Cable J & Consuegra S. (2011) Best of both worlds? Outcrossing increases parasite resistance in a selfing fish. Evolution (doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01354.x)
  • Consuegra S, Phillips N, Gajardo G & Garcia de Leaniz C. (2011) Winning the invasion roulette: escapes from fish farms increase admixture and facilitate establishment of non-native rainbow trout. Evolutionary Applications (DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-4571.2011.00189.x).
  • Consuegra S, de Eyto E, McGinnity P, Stet RJM, Jordan WC. (2011). Contrasting responses to selection in class I and class II Major Histocompatibility linked markers in salmon. Heredity (doi: 10.1038/hdy.2010.177).
  • Wilkinson, T. J., Rock, J., Whiteley, N. M., Ovcharenko, M. O. and Ironside, J. E. (2011). Genetic diversity of the feminising microsporidian parasite Dictyocoela: New insights into host-specificity, sex and phylogeography. International Journal for Parasitology 41: 959-966.
  • Wernberg, T., Russell, B.D., Moore, P.J., Ling, S.D., Smale, D.A., Campbell, A., Coleman, M.A., Steinberg, P.D., Kendrick, G.A. and Connell, S.D. (2011) Climate change impacts across a global hotspot of ocean warming and temperate reef biodiversity. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 400: 7-16.
  • Moore, P.J. Thompson, R.C. and Hawkins, S.J. (2011) Phenological changes in the reproduction of intertidal conspecific gastropods in response to climate warming. Global Change Biology 17: 709-719
  • Woodall LC, Koldewey HJ, Shaw P.W (2011) Serial monogamy in the European long-snouted seahorse Hippocampus guttulatus.  Conservation Genetics, in press



  • Ovcharenko, M. O., Bacela, K., Wilkinson, T. J., Ironside, J. E., Rigaud, T., Wattier, R. A., (2010). Cucumispora dikerogammari n. gen. (Fungi: Microsporidia) infecting the invasive amphipod Dikerogammarus villosus: a potential emerging disease in European rivers. Parasitology 137: 191-204.
  • Shaw P.W, Hendrickson L, McKeown N, Stonier T, Naud M-J, Sauer WHH (2010) Discrete spawning aggregations of loliginid squid do not represent genetically distinct populations. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 408, 117-127.



  • Mockford E.J, Marshall R.C (2009) Effects of urban noise on song and response behaviour in great tits. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 276 (1669) 2979-2985.
  • Anderholm S, Waldeck P, van der Jeugd H, Marshall R.C, Larsson K, Andersson M, (2009) Colony kin structure and host-parasite relatedness in the barnacle goose. Molecular Ecology, 18, 4955-4963.
  • Anderholm S, Marshall R.C, van der Jeugd H, Waldeck P, Larsson K, Andersson M, (2009) Nest parasitism in the barnacle goose: evidence from protein fingerprinting and microsatellites. Animal Behaviour 78 (1) 167-174.