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This is a running list of publications for 2017. Previous annual publications lists are to the right.


  1. Connan, Maëlle, et al. "Diet specialization in a colonial seabird studied using three complementary dietary techniques: effects of intrinsic and extrinsic factors." Marine Biology 164.8 (2017): 171.
  2. Rouault, M., Illig, S., Lübbecke, J. and Koungue, R.A.I., 2017. Origin, development and demise of the 2010–2011 Benguela Niño. Journal of Marine Systems.
  3. Roberson, L.A., Attwood, C.G., Winker, H., Cockroft, A.C. and Van Zyl, D.L., 2017. Potential application of baited remote underwater video to survey abundance of west coast rock lobster Jasus lalandii. Fisheries Management and Ecology24(1), pp.49-61.
  4. Sherley, R.B., Ludynia, K., Dyer, B.M., Lamont, T., Makhado, A.B., Roux, J.P., Scales, K.L., Underhill, L.G. and Votier, S.C., 2017. Metapopulation tracking juvenile penguins reveals an ecosystem-wide ecological trap. Current Biology27(4), pp.563-568.
  5. MacKinnon, R.B., Landschoff, J. and Griffiths, C.L., 2017. Seasonality and 3D‐visualization of brooding in the hermaphroditic ophiuroid Amphiura capensis. Invertebrate Biology136(2), pp.146-158.
  6. Gammage, L.C., Jarre, A. and Mather, C., 2017. A case study from the southern Cape linefishery 1: The difficulty of fishing in a changing world. South African Journal of Science113(5-6), pp.1-8.
  7. Gammage, L.C., Jarre, A. and Mather, C., 2017. A case study from the southern Cape linefishery 2: Considering one's options when the fish leave. South African Journal of Science113(5-6), pp.1-10.
  8. Anicet Imbol Koungue, R., Illig, S. and Rouault, M., 2017, April. Role of the Interannual equatorial Kelvin wave propagations in the equatorial Atlantic on the Angola Benguela current system. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts (Vol. 19, p. 484).
  9. Illig, S., Cadier, E., Bachèlery, M.L. and Dewitte, B., 2017, April. Subseasonal Coastal Trapped Waves propagation in the Southeastern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts (Vol. 19, p. 16835).
  10. Evers-King, H.L., Martinez-Vicente, V., Brewin, R.J., Dall'Olmo, G., Hickman, A., Jackson, T., Kostadinov, T., Krasemann, H., Loisel, H., Röttgers, R. and Roy, S., 2017. Validation and intercomparison of ocean colour algorithms for estimating particulate organic carbon in the oceans. Frontiers in Marine Science4, p.251.
  11. Stela Nkwinkwa Njouodo, A., Koseki, S., Rouault, M. and Keenlyside, N., 2017, April. Atmospheric signature of the Agulhas current. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts (Vol. 19, p. 11861).
  12. Dieppois, B., Pohl, B., Crétat, J., Keenlyside, N. and New, M., 2017, April. Can the CMIP5 models reproduce interannual to interdecadal southern African summer rainfall variability and their teleconnections? In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts (Vol. 19, p. 8162).
  13. Ansorge, I.J., Skelton, P., Bekker, A., de Bruyn, N.P., Butterworth, D., Cilliers, P., Cooper, J., Cowan, D.A., Dorrington, R., Fawcett, S. and Fietz, S., 2017. Exploring South Africa's southern frontier: A 20-year vision for polar research through the South African National Antarctic Programme. South African Journal of Science113(5-6), pp.1-7.
  14. Haley, C., von der Meden, C., Atkinson, L. and Reed, C., 2017. Habitat associations and distribution of the hyperbenthic shrimp, Nauticaris marionis around the sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Islands. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers.
  15. de Moor de Moor, C.L., Butterworth, D.S. and van der Lingen, C., 2017. The Quantitative Use of Parasite Data in Multi-Stock Modelling of South African Sardine (Sardinops sagax). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, (ja).
  16. Puccinelli, E., Noyon, M. and McQuaid, C.D., 2017. Trophic signatures of co-existing invasive and indigenous mussels: selective feeding or different metabolic pathways?. Hydrobiologia784(1), pp.187-199.
  17. Préa, P., Rouault, M. and Brucker, F., 2017. An optimal algorithm to generate extendable self-avoiding walks in arbitrary dimension. Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics59, pp.37-50.
  18. Blamey, L.K. and Bolton, J.J., 2017. The economic value of South African kelp forests and temperate reefs: Past, present and future. Journal of Marine Systems.
  19. Dziwornu, G.A., Caira, M.R., Mare, J.A.D.L., Edkins, A.L., Bolton, J.J., Beukes, D.R. and Sunassee, S.N., 2017. Isolation, Characterization and Antiproliferative Activity of New Metabolites from the South African Endemic Red Algal Species Laurencia alfredensis. Molecules22(4), p.513.
  20. von der Meden, C.E.O., Atkinson, L.J., Branch, G.M., Asdar, S., Ansorge, I.J. and van den Berg, M., Long-term change in epibenthic assemblages at the Prince Edward Islands: a comparison between 1988 and 2013. Polar Biology, pp.1-15.
  21. Veríssimo, A., Zaera‐Perez, D., Leslie, R., Iglésias, S.P., Séret, B., Grigoriou, P., Sterioti, A., Gubili, C., Barría, C., Duffy, C. and Hernández, S., 2017. Molecular diversity and distribution of eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean dogfishes Squalus highlight taxonomic issues in the genus. Zoologica Scripta46(4), pp.414-428.
  22. Wittmann, K.J. and Griffiths, C.L., 2017. Three new species of Heteromysis (Mysida, Mysidae, Heteromysini) from the Cape Peninsula, South Africa, with first documentation of a mysid-cephalopod association. ZooKeys 685: 15–47.
  23. Thomalla, S., Kean, E., Lucas, M., Gibberd, M.J. and Barlow, R., 2017. Photosynthesis versus irradiance relationships in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. African Journal of Marine Science39(1), pp.43-57.
  24. Cooper, R. and Jarre, A., 2017. An agent-based model of the South African offshore hake trawl industry: part II drivers and trade-offs in profit and risk. Ecological Economics142, pp.257-267.
  25. Wilhelm, M.R., Moloney, C.L., Paulus, S. and Roux, J.P., 2017. Fast growth inferred for northern Benguela shallow-water hake Merluccius capensis using annual survey-and monthly commercial length-frequency distributions. Fisheries Research193, pp.7-14.
  26. Massei, N., Dieppois, B., Hannah, D.M., Lavers, D.A., Fossa, M., Laignel, B. and Debret, M., 2017. Multi-time-scale hydroclimate dynamics of a regional watershed and links to large-scale atmospheric circulation: Application to the Seine river catchment, France. Journal of Hydrology546, pp.262-275.
  27. Porter, S.N., Branch, G.M. and Sink, K.J., 2017. Sand-mediated divergence between shallow reef communities on horizontal and vertical substrata in the western Indian Ocean. African Journal of Marine Science39(1), pp.121-127.
  28. García-Reyes, M., Lamont, T., Sydeman, W.J., Black, B.A., Rykaczewski, R.R., Thompson, S.A. and Bograd, S.J., 2017. A comparison of modes of upwelling-favorable wind variability in the Benguela and California current ecosystems. Journal of Marine Systems.
  29. du Plessis, M., Swart, S., Ansorge, I.J. and Mahadevan, A., 2017. Submesoscale processes promote seasonal restratification in the Subantarctic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans122(4), pp.2960-2975.
  30. Lamont, T., García-Reyes, M., Bograd, S.J., van der Lingen, C.D. and Sydeman, W.J., 2017. Upwelling indices for comparative ecosystem studies: Variability in the Benguela Upwelling System. Journal of Marine Systems.
  31. Samaai, T., Maduray, S., Janson, L., Gibbons, M.J., Ngwakum, B. and Teske, P.R., 2017. A new species of habitat–forming Suberites (Porifera, Demospongiae, Suberitida) in the Benguela upwelling region (South Africa). Zootaxa4254(1), pp.49-81.
  32. Moyo, R., Pillay, D. and Baeza, J.A., 2017. Symbiont-mediated shifts in sandprawn behaviour: Implications for ecosystem functioning in marine soft-sediment ecosystems. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology486, pp.296-304.
  33. Desbiolles, F., Bentamy, A., Blanke, B., Roy, C., Mestas-Nuñez, A.M., Grodsky, S.A., Herbette, S., Cambon, G. and Maes, C., 2017. Two decades [1992–2012] of surface wind analyses based on satellite scatterometer observations. Journal of Marine Systems168, pp.38-56.
  34. Cooper, R. and Jarre, A., 2017. An agent-based model of the South African offshore hake trawl industry: part I model description and validation. Ecological Economics142, pp.268-281.
  35. Barlow, R., Lamont, T., Gibberd, M.J., Airs, R., Jacobs, L. and Britz, K., 2017. Phytoplankton communities and acclimation in a cyclonic eddy in the southwest Indian Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers124, pp.18-30.
  36. Sydeman, W.J., Thompson, S.A., Anker-Nilssen, T., Arimitsu, M., Bennison, A., Bertrand, S., Boersch-Supan, P., Boyd, C., Bransome, N.C., Crawford, R.J. and Daunt, F., 2017. Best practices for assessing forage fish fisheries-seabird resource competition. Fisheries Research194, pp.209-221.
  37. Porter, S.N., Branch, G.M. and Sink, K.J., 2017. Changes in shallow-reef community composition along environmental gradients on the East African coast. Marine Biology164(5), p.101.
  38. Bundy, A., Chuenpagdee, R., Boldt, J.L., Fatima Borges, M., Camara, M.L., Coll, M., Diallo, I., Fox, C., Fulton, E.A., Gazihan, A. and Jarre, A., 2017. Strong fisheries management and governance positively impact ecosystem status. Fish and Fisheries18(3), pp.412-439.
  39. Thomalla, S.J., Ogunkoya, G., Vichi, M. and Swart, S., 2017. Using optical sensors on gliders to estimate phytoplankton carbon concentrations and chlorophyll-to-carbon ratios in the Southern Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science4, p.34.
  40. Lockerbie, E.M., Coll, M., Shannon, L.J. and Jarre, A., 2017. The use of indicators for decision support in northwestern Mediterranean Sea fisheries. Journal of Marine Systems.
  41. Paterson, B., Neis, B. and Stephenson, R.L., 2017. A social–ecological study of stock structure and fleet dynamics in the Newfoundland herring fishery. ICES Journal of Marine Science.
  42. Xing, L., Zhang, C., Chen, Y., Shin, Y.J., Verley, P., Yu, H. and Ren, Y., 2017. An individual-based model for simulating the ecosystem dynamics of Jiaozhou Bay, China. Ecological Modelling360, pp.120-131.
  43. Coll, M., Shannon, L.J., Kleisner, K.M., Juan Jordá, M.J., Bundy, A., Akoglu, A.G. and Kucukavsar, S., Link to author version on UHI Research Database. ecosystems60, pp.947-962.
  44. Fu, C., Olsen, N., Taylor, N., Grüss, A., Batten, S., Liu, H., Verley, P. and Shin, Y.J., 2017. Spatial and temporal dynamics of predator-prey species interactions off western Canada. ICES Journal of Marine Science.
  45. Bierschenk, A.M., Savage, C. and Matthaei, C.D., Intensity of catchment land use influences biological traits of benthic invertebrates along a freshwater‐marine continuum. Limnology and Oceanography.
  46. Olivar, M.P., Hulley, P.A., Castellón, A., Emelianov, M., López, C., Tuset, V.M., Contreras, T. and Molí, B., 2017. Mesopelagic fishes across the tropical and equatorial Atlantic: Biogeographical and vertical patterns. Progress in Oceanography151, pp.116-137.
  47. Petrenko, A.A., Doglioli, A.M., Nencioli, F., Kersalé, M., Hu, Z. and d’Ovidio, F., 2017. A review of the LATEX project: mesoscale to submesoscale processes in a coastal environment. Ocean Dynamics67(3-4), pp.513-533.
  48. Oliveros-Ramos, R., Verley, P., Echevin, V. and Shin, Y.J., 2017. A sequential approach to calibrate ecosystem models with multiple time series data. Progress in Oceanography151, pp.227-244.
  49. Astudillo, O., Dewitte, B., Mallet, M., Frappart, F., Rutllant, J.A., Ramos, M., Bravo, L., Goubanova, K. and Illig, S., 2017. Surface winds off Peru-Chile: Observing closer to the coast from radar altimetry. Remote Sensing of Environment191, pp.179-196.
  50. Venkatachalam, S., Ansorge, I.J., Mendes, A., Melato, L.I., Matcher, G.F. and Dorrington, R.A., 2017. A pivotal role for ocean eddies in the distribution of microbial communities across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. PloS one12(8).
  51. Schmidt, K.M., Swart, S., Reason, C. and Nicholson, S., 2017. Evaluation of satellite and reanalysis wind products with in situ Wave Glider wind observations in the Southern Ocean. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, (2017).
  52. Wilhelm, M.R., Moloney, C.L., Paulus, S.C., Kashava, S., Brinkman, F.R., van der Plas, A.K., West, W.M., Jarre, A. and Roux, J.P., 2017. Biannual otolith zonation of Cape hake (Merluccius capensis) in response to fish physiology and environment in the northern Benguela. Journal of Marine Systems.
  53. Tucker, L., Griffiths, C.L., Schroeter, F. and Vetter, H.D., 2017. Boulder shores in South Africa–a distinct but poorly documented coastal habitat type. African Journal of Marine Science39(2), pp.193-202.
  54. Parker, D., Kerwath, S.E., Næsje, T.F., Arendse, C.J., Keulder-Stenevik, F.J., Hutchings, K., Clark, B.M., Winker, H., Cowley, P.D. and Attwood, C.G., 2017. When plenty is not enough: an assessment of the white stumpnose (Rhabdosargus globiceps) fishery of Saldanha Bay, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science39(2), pp.153-166.
  55. Treasure, A., Roquet, F., Ansorge, I.J., Bester, M.N., Boehme, L., Bornemann, H., Charrassin, J.B., Chevallier, D., Costa, D.P., Fedak, M.A. and Guinet, C., 2017. Marine mammals exploring the oceans pole to pole: a review of the MEOP consortium. Oceanography.
  56. Lamont, T., Brewin, R.J.W. and Barlow, R.G., 2017. Seasonal variation in remotely-sensed phytoplankton size structure around southern Africa. Remote Sensing of Environment.
  57. Greenan, T.M., Griffiths, C.L. and Santamaria, C.A., 2017. Phylogeography and cryptic diversity of intertidal Ligia isopods (Crustacea, Isopoda, Ligiidae) across the southern Africa coastline (No. e3332v1). PeerJ Preprints.
  58. Novoa, A., Shackleton, R., Canavan, S., Cybèle, C., Davies, S.J., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Fried, J., Gaertner, M., Geerts, S., Griffiths, C.L. and Kaplan, H., 2018. A framework for engaging stakeholders on the management of alien species. Journal of Environmental Management205, pp.286-297.
  59. Rothman, M.D., Bolton, J.J., Stekoll, M.S., Boothroyd, C.J., Kemp, F.A. and Anderson, R.J., Geographical variation in morphology of the two dominant kelp species, Ecklonia maxima and Laminaria pallida (Phaeophyceae, Laminariales), on the west coast of Southern Africa. Journal of Applied Phycology, pp.1-13.
  60. Mbatha, F.L., 2017. Environmental variables influencing spatial and temporal patterns of fish spawning and recruitment (Doctoral dissertation, University of Cape Town).
  61. Veitch, J., Hermes, J., Lamont, T., Penven, P. and Dufois, F., 2017. Shelf-edge jet currents in the southern Benguela: a modelling approach. Journal of Marine Systems.
  62. Mertens, K.N., Carbonell-Moore, M.C., Pospelova, V., Head, M.J., Highfield, A., Schroeder, D., Gu, H., Andree, K.B., Fernandez, M., Yamaguchi, A. and Takano, Y., 2018. Pentaplacodinium saltonense gen. et sp. nov.(Dinophyceae) and its relationship to the cyst-defined genus Operculodinium and yessotoxin-producing Protoceratium reticulatum. Harmful Algae71, pp.57-77.
  63. Olivar, M.P., Contreras, T., Hulley, P.A., Emelianov, M., López-Pérez, C., Tuset, V. and Castellón, A., 2017. Variation in the diel vertical distributions of larvae and transforming stages of oceanic fishes across the tropical and equatorial Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography.
  64. Fu, C., Travers-Trolet, M., Velez, L., Grüss, A., Bundy, A., Shannon, L.J., Fulton, E.A., Akoglu, E., Houle, J.E., Coll, M. and Verley, P., 2018. Risky business: The combined effects of fishing and changes in primary productivity on fish communities. Ecological Modelling368, pp.265-276.
  65. Cui, X., Bianchi, T.S., Kenney, W.F., Wang, J., Curtis, J.H., Xu, K. and Savage, C., 2017. Carbon Dynamics along a Temperate Fjord‐Head Delta: Linkages with Carbon Burial in Fjords. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences.
  66. Lockerbie, E.M., Lynam, C.P., Shannon, L.J. and Jarre, A., 2017. Applying a decision tree framework in support of an ecosystem approach to fisheries: IndiSeas indicators in the North Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science.
  67. Lehman, J., 2017. From ships to robots: The social relations of sensing the world ocean. Social studies of science, p.0306312717743579.
  68. Lamont, T. and Barlow, R.G., 2017. Contrasting hydrography and phytoplankton distribution in the upper layers of cyclonic eddies in the Mozambique Basin and Mozambique Channel. African Journal of Marine Science39(3), pp.293-306.
  69. Reed, J.R., Kerwath, S.E. and Attwood, C.G., 2017. Analysis of bycatch in the South African midwater trawl fishery for horse mackerel Trachurus capensis based on observer data. African Journal of Marine Science39(3), pp.279-291.
  70. Kersalé, M., Lamont, T., Speich, S., Terre, T., Laxenaire, R., Roberts, M.J., van den Berg, M.A. and Ansorge, I.J., Moored observations of mesoscale features in the Cape Basin: Characteristics and local impacts on water mass distributions.
  71. Wright, A.G., 2017. Deep water parapagurid hermit crabs: their distribution, abundance, population structure and associations in the Southern Benguela (Doctoral dissertation, University of Cape Town).
  72. Greenan, T.M., Griffiths, C.L. and Santamaria, C.A., 2017. Phylogeography and cryptic diversity of intertidal Ligia isopods (Crustacea, Isopoda, Ligiidae) across the southern Africa coastline. PeerJ PrePrints.
  73. Novoa, A., Shackleton, R., Canavan, S., Cybele, C., Davies, S.J., Dehnen-Schmutz, K., Fried, J., Gaertner, M., Geerts, S., Griffiths, C.L. and Kaplan, H., 2018. A framework for engaging stakeholders on the management of alien species. Journal of environmental management205, pp.286-297.
  74. Rothman, M.D., Bolton, J.J., Stekoll, M.S., Boothroyd, C.J., Kemp, F.A. and Anderson, R.J., 2017. Geographical variation in morphology of the two dominant kelp species, Ecklonia maxima and Laminaria pallida (Phaeophyceae, Laminariales), on the west coast of Southern Africa. Journal of Applied Phycology29(5), pp.2627-2639.
  75. Moosa, N., 2017. An updated model of the krill-predator dynamics of the Antarctic ecosystem (Doctoral dissertation, University of Cape Town).
  76. Matti, B., Dahlke, H.E., Dieppois, B., Lawler, D.M. and Lyon, S.W., 2017. Flood seasonality across Scandinavia—Evidence of a shifting hydrograph?. Hydrological Processes.