Dr Simon Northridge

Senior Lecturer

tel: 01334 462654
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email: spn1@st-andrews.ac.uk
room: A6  (Bute)
Bute Building
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9TS
UK


 



 

Recent Publications

MacAulay, JDJ, Gordon, JCD, Gillespie, DM, Malinka, CE & Northridge, SP 2017, 'Passive acoustic methods for fine-scale tracking of harbour porpoises in tidal rapids' Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 141, no. 2, pp. 1120-1132. DOI: 10.1121/1.4976077
Kindt-Larsen, L, Willestofte Berg, C, Tougaard, J, Kirk Sørensen, T, Geitner, K, Northridge, SP, Sveegaard, S, Sveegaard, S & Larsen, F 2016, 'Identification of high-risk areas for harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena bycatch using remote electronic monitoring and satellite telemetry data' Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 555, pp. 261-271. DOI: 10.3354/meps11806
Northridge, SP, Kingston, AR & Thomas, LJ 2016, Annual Report on the Implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 812/2004. defra.
Harris, R & Northridge, SP 2016, Seals and Wild Salmon Fisheries: Marine Mammal Scientific Support Research Programme MMSS2. Marine Scotland.
Coram, AJ, Mazilu, M & Northridge, SP 2016, Plugging the Gaps - Improving Our Knowledge of How Predators Impact Salmon Farms. Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum.
Northridge, S, Coram, AJ, Kingston, A & Crawford, R 2016, 'Disentangling the causes of protected-species bycatch in gillnet fisheries' Conservation Biology. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12741
MacAulay, JDJ, Gordon, JCD, Gillespie, DM, Malinka, CE, Johnson, M & Northridge, SP 2015, Tracking harbor porpoises in tidal rapids:: A low cost autonomous platform to track the movement of harbor porpoises in tidal rapids. NERC.
Northridge, S, Tero, S & Smout, S 2015, 'Do metier and vessel size influence accident and fatality rates?' Targets and limits for long term fisheries management, Athens, United Kingdom, 27/10/15 - 30/10/15, .
Northridge, S 2015, 'The Challenges of Bycatch', ICES Newsletter.
Long, K, DeAngelis, M, Engleby, L, Fauquier, D, Johnson, A, Northridge, SP & Kraus, S 2015, Marine Mammal Non-Lethal Deterrents: Summary of the Technical Expert Workshop on Marine Mammal Non-Lethal Deterrents 10-12 February 2015, Seattle, Washington. NOAA Tech. Memo, vol. NMFS-OPR-50, United States Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service.
Kingston, A & Northridge, S 2015, Protected Species Bycatch Monitoring in UK Pelagic Trawl Fisheries - A summary report for the Pelagic Advisory Council. SMRU.
Birkun, A, Northridge, S, Willsteed, E, James, F, Kilgour, C, Lander, M & Fitzgerald, G 2015, Studies for carrying out the common fisheries policy: adverse fisheries impacts on cetacean populations in the Black Sea. Final report to the European Commission. European Commission, Brussels.
Northridge, S, Kingston, A & Thomas, L 2015, Annual report on the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 during 2014. European Commission.
Werner, TB, Northridge, S, Press, KM & Young, N 2015, 'Mitigating bycatch and depredation of marine mammals in longline fisheries' ICES Journal of Marine Science, vol 72, no. 5, pp. 1576-1586. DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv092
Northridge, SP, Purnomo, F & Mustika, PL 2015, 'Artisanal cetacean bycatch in Indonesia: national review and case studies from two types of artisanal fisheries' 21st Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Francisco, United States, 13/12/15 - 19/12/15, .
Malinka, CE, MacAulay, JDJ, Gordon, JCD & Northridge, SP 2015, 'Fine-scale acoustic tracking of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) in tidal rapids' 21st Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Francisco, United States, 13/12/15 - 19/12/15, .
Malinka, CE, MacAulay, JDJ, Gordon, JCD & Northridge, S 2015, Evaluation of a Drifting Porpoise Localising Array Buoy: A novel configuration for tracking porpoises in tidal rapids using passive acoustics.: Internship Report for the NERC Marine Renewable Energy Knowledge Exchange Programme . Natural Environment Research Council.
Harris, R & Northridge, S 2015, Seals and Wild Salmon Fisheries: Marine Mammal Scientific Support Research Programme MMSS/001/11. SS 1. Marine Mammal Scientific Support Research Programme SS 1., Marine Scotland.
MacAulay, JDJ, Malinka, CE, Coram, AJ, Gordon, JCD & Northridge, S 2015, The density and behaviour of marine mammals in tidal rapids: Marine Mammal Scientific Support Research Programme MMSS/001/11. MR7.1. Report to Scottish Government 50pp. Marine Scotland.
Coram, AJ, Gordon, JCD, Thompson, D & Northridge, S 2014, Evaluating and Assessing the Relative Effectiveness of Acoustic Deterrent Devices and other Non-Lethal Measures on Marine Mammals. Scottish Government.
Braulik, GT, Arshad, M, Noureen, U & Northridge, SP 2014, 'Habitat fragmentation and species extirpation in freshwater ecosystems; causes of range decline of the indus river dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor)' PLoS One, vol 9, no. 7, e101657. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101657
Northridge, S, Kingston, A & Thomas, L 2014, Annual report on the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 during 2013. defra.
Lepper, P, Gordon, JCD, Booth, CG, Theobald, P, Robinson, S, Northridge, S & Wang, L 2014, Establishing the sensitivity of cetaceans and seals to acoustic deterrent devices in Scotland. vol. Commissioned Report No. 517., Scottish Natural Heritage.
Sparling, CE, Coram, AJ, McConnell, BJ, Thompson, D, Hawkins, KR & Northridge, S 2013, Wave & Tidal Consenting Position Paper Series: Marine Mammal Impacts. Natural Environment Research Council.
Kingston, A, Smout, SC & Northridge, S 2013, Ecological Risk Assessment of Southwest Fisheries: Marine Mammal Ecosystem Component. Seafish Industry Authority.
Thompson, D, Hall, AJ, Lonergan, M, McConnell, BJ & Northridge, S 2013, Current state of knowledge of effects of offshore renewable energy generation devices on marine mammals & research requirements: Report to Scottish Government Marine Mammal Scientific Support Research Programme MMSS/001/11. Scottish Government, Edinburgh.
Northridge, S, Coram, AJ & Gordon, JCD 2013, Investigations on Seal Depredation at Scottish Fish Farms. SMRU.
Northridge, S 2013, 'Franciscana bycatch is not reduced by acoustically reflective or physically stiffened gillnets' Endangered Species Research, vol 21, pp. 1-12. DOI: 10.3354/esr00503
Northridge, S, Kingston, AR & Thomas, L 2013, Report to the European Commission on the Implementation of Regulation 812/2004 by the United Kingdom for the Calendar Year 2012. defra.
Dawson, S, Northridge, SP, Waples, D & Read, A 2013, 'To ping or not to ping: the use of active acoustic devices in mitigating interactions between small cetaceans and gillnet fisheries' Endangered Species Research, vol 19, no. 3, pp. 201-221. DOI: 10.3354/esr00464
Northridge, SP, Coram, AJ & Kingston, AR 2012, The susceptibility of sensitive species through analysis of their distribution and the overlap with relevant fishing effort distribution: SMRU Contribution to the DefineIt Final Report. defra.
Braulik, GT & Northridge, S 2012, 'Habitat use by a freshwater dolphin in the low-water season' Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, vol 22. DOI: 10.1002/acq.2246
Northridge, S, Smout, SC & McCully, SR 2012, 'Penalising Yield: MSY and bycatch' Paper presented at ICES Annual Sciecne Conference , Bergen, Norway, 17/09/12 - 21/09/12, .
Braulik, GT, Bhatti, ZI, Ehsan, T, Hussain, B, Khan, A, Khan, A, Khan, U, Kundi, K, Rajput, R, Reichert, A, Northridge, S, Bhagat, H, Garstang, R & Northridge, SP 2012, 'Robust abundance estimate for endangered river dolphin subspecies in South Asia' Endangered Species Research, vol 17, pp. 201-215. DOI: 10.3354/esr00425
Northridge, SP, Kingston, AR & Thomas, L 2012, Report to the European Commission on the Implementation of Regulation 812/2004 by the United Kingdom for the Calendar Year 2011. defra.
Kingston, AR & Northridge, S Extension trial of an acoustic deterrent system to minimise dolphin and porpoise bycatch in gill and tangle net fisheries.
Northridge, SP, Kingston, AR & Thomas, L 2011, Report to the European Commission on the Implementation of Regulation 812/2004 by the United Kingdom for the Calendar Year 2010. defra.
Northridge, SP 2011, 'An overview of the state of bycatch monitoring and mitigation measures being implemented in European Fisheries' Paper presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission, Tromso, Norway, 25/06/11, .
Northridge, S, Kingston, AR, Mackay, A & Lonergan, M 2011, Bycatch of Vulnerable Species : Understanding the Process and Mitigating the Impacts.: Final report to Defra project MF1003. defra.
Northridge, SP & Kingston, AR 2010, Report to the European Commission on the Implementation of Regulation 812/2004 by the United Kingdom for the Calendar Year 2009. defra.
Kingston, AR, Northridge, S & Mackay, AI 2010, 'Quantifying Biodiversity Impacts in Static Net Fisheries' ICES Annual Science Conference, Nantes, France, 20/09/10, .
Bowen, D & Northridge, SP 2010, Morphometrics, age estimation and growth. in I Boyd, D Bowen & S Iverson (eds), Marine Mammal Ecology and Conservation: A handbook of techniques. Techniques in Ecology and Conservation, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 98-118.
Northridge, SP & Dawson, M 2010, 'Mortality rate of brown Crab (Cancer pagurus) discarded from the pot fishery on the west coast of scotland' Annual Science Conference of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, Nantes, France, 13/09/10 - 17/09/10, .
Bord Iascaigh Mhara & University of St Andrews 2010, Mitigation of incidental catches of cetaceans in EU waters: Study Report to the European Parliament. European Commission.
Northridge, S, Gordon, J, Booth, C, Calderan, S, Cargill, A, Coram, AJ, Gillespie, DM, Lonergan, M & Webb, A Assessment of the impacts and utility of acoustic deterrent devices.
Northridge, S, Cargill, A, Coram, A, Mandleberg, L, Calderan, S & Reid, B Entanglement of minke whales in Scottish waters; an investigation into occurrence , causes and mitigation.
Northridge, SP 2009, Annual Report of the United Kingdom to the European Commission on the Implementation of Council Regulation 812/2004 on Cetacean Bycatch: Results of fishery observations collected during 2008. defra.
Northridge, S & Kingston, A 2009, COMMON DOLPHIN BYCATCH IN UK FISHERIES. International Whaling Commission.
Northridge, S & Kingston, AR 2009, Report to the European Commission on the Implementation of Regulation 812/2004 by the United Kingdom for the Calendar Year 2008. defra.
Murphy, S, Winship, A, Dabin, W, Jepson, PD, Deaville, R, Reid, RJ, Spurrier, C, Rogan, E, Lopez, A, Gonzalez, AF, Read, FL, Addink, M, Silva, M, Ridoux, V, Learmonth, JA, Pierce, GJ & Northridge, SP 2009, 'Importance of biological parameters in assessing the status of Delphinus delphis' Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 388, pp. 273-291. DOI: 10.3354/meps08129
Northridge, SP & Gordon, JCD 2009, 'Appropriate and Sustainable Predator Control: the use of ADDs and other measures to control seal predation at Scottish salmon farms' International Symposium on Scottish Aquaculture: A sustainable furture, Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 21/04/09 - 22/04/09, .
Northridge, SP 2009, Bycatch. in Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. 2nd edn, Elsevier, pp. 167-169.
Northridge, SP 2009, Fishing Industry, Effects of. in Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. 2nd edn, Elsevier, pp. 443-447.
Northridge, SP 2008, 'Keeping vulnerable mammals away from fishing grounds: an assessment of the extent of teh area required to protect cetaceans from bycatch: CM: 2008/E:26' Paper presented at ICES Annual Science Conference, Halifax N.S., United Kingdom, 16/09/08 - 20/09/08, .
Mackay, AI, Kingston, AR & Northridge, SP 2008, 'Assessing the impacts of commercial fisheries on rare, endangered and threatened fish species in UK waters: CM 2008/N:10' Paper presented at ICES Annual Science Conference, Halifax N.S., United Kingdom, 16/09/08 - 20/09/08, .
Northridge, SP, Kingston, AR & Mackay, AI 2008, 'Appropriate effort metrics for bycatch estimation: CM 2008/I:24' Paper presented at ICES Annual Science Conference, Halifax N.S., United Kingdom, 16/09/08 - 20/09/08, .
Northridge, SP & Fortuna, CM 2008, Protocol for data collection on bycatch and depredation In the ACCOBAMS Region: A Standardised Methodology for Use in the Collection of Data on Cetacean Bycatch and Depredation of Nets. in Report of the INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON BYCATCH WITHIN THE ACCOBAMS AREA. General Fisheries Council of the Mediterranean, pp. 1-37.
Hall, AJ & Northridge, SP 2008, A Review of Options for a Scottish Strandings Scheme: Final report to the Scottish Government, Marine Strategy Division, Marine Directorate. Marine Scotland.
Northridge, S & Kingston, AR 2008, Report to the European Commission on the Implementation of Regulation 812/2004 by the United Kingdom for the Calendar Year 2007. defra.
Northridge, SP 2008, Annual report of the United Kingdom to the European Commission on the implementation of Council reguation 812/2004 on cetacean bycatch. defra.
Northridge, S, Kingston, AR & Mackay, AI 2008, 'Keeping Vulnerable Mammals away from Fishing Grounds: an Assessment of the Extent of the Area Required to Protect Cetaceans from Bycatch' Paper presented at ICES Annual Science Conference, Halifax, Canada, 22/09/08, .
Kingston, AR, Mackay, AI, Northridge, S, Swift, RJ & Tregenza, N 2008, 'Integrating Sightings Surveys with Static and Towed Acoustic Monitoring to Investigate Responsive, Seasonal and Inter-annual Changes in Cetacean Distribution in the English Channel' ICES Annual Science Conference, Halifax, Canada, 22/09/08, .
Northridge, SP, Mackay, AI, Swift, RJ & Tregenza, N 2008, 'Integrated sightings surveys with static and towed acoustic monotoring to investigate responsive, seasonal and inter-annaul changes in cetacean distribution int he English Channel' ICES Annual Science Conference, Halifax N.S., United Kingdom, 16/09/08 - 20/09/08, .
Northridge, S, Kingston, AR, Murphy, S & Mackay, A Monitoring, Impact and Assessment of Marine Mammal Bycatch.
Thompson, P, Ingram, S, Lonergan, M, Northridge, S, Hall, A & Wilson, B 2007, 'Climate change causing starvation in harbour porpoises?' Biology Letters, vol 3, no. 5, pp. 533-534. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2007.0076
Mackay, AI, Northridge, S, Kingston, AR & Murphy, SN 2007, 'The Use of Bycatch Monitoring Schemes in Augmenting Assessment Data' ICES Annual Science Conference, Helsinki, United Kingdom, 17/09/07, .
Northridge, S, Kingston, AR, Thomas, L & Mackay, A 2007, Report to the European Commission on the Implementation of Regulation 812/2004 by the United Kingdom for the Calendar Year 2006. defra.
Kingston, AR, Northridge, S & Mackay, AI 2007, 'An Assessment of Net Losses in UK Gill and Tangle Net Fisheries' Paper presented at ICES Annual Science Conference, Helsinki, United Kingdom, 17/09/07, .
Mackay, AI, Kingston, AR, Swift, RJ, Tregenza, N & Northridge, S 2007, 'Louder Pingers: Better for Fishermen, Better for Porpoises?' Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Cape Town, South Africa, 13/06/13, .
Kingston, AR & Northridge, S 2006, Report to the European Commission on the Implementation of Regulation 812/2004 by the United Kingdom for the Calendar Year 2005. defra.
Read, AJ, Drinker, P & Northridge, SP 2006, 'Bycatch of marine mammals in US and global fisheries' Conservation Biology, vol 20, no. 1, pp. 163-169. DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2006.00338.x
Northridge, S, Mackay, AI, Sanderson, D, Cross, T, Kingston, AR & Woodcock, R 2005, 'Bycatch Mitigation Trials in the UK Bass Pair Trawl Fishery' Annual Conferenec of the European Cetacean Society, La Rochelle, France, 4/04/05, .
Northridge, S, Mackay, AI, Cross, T, Sanderson, D, Woodcock, R & Kingston, AR 2005, 'Investigations into Dolphin Bycatch in a Pelagic Trawl Fishery' ICES Annual Science Conference, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 19/09/05, .
Northridge, S, Mackay, AI & Kingston, AR 2004, A Review of Dolphin and Porpoise Bycatch Issues in the Southwest of England. defra.
Northridge, SP, Sanderson, JD, Mackay, AI & Hammond, PS 2003, Analysis and mitigation of cetacean bycatch in UK fisheries. Unknown Publisher.
Northridge, SP & Thomas, L 2003, Monitoring levels required in European Fisheries to assess cetacean bycatch, with particular reference to UK fisheries. Unknown Publisher.
Reid, J, Evans, PGH & Northridge, SP 2003, Atlas of cetacean distribution in north-west European waters. Unknown Publisher.
Read, AJ, Drinker, P & Northridge, S By-catches of Marine Mammals in U.S. Fisheries and a first attempt to estimate the magnitude of global marine mammal by-catch.
Northridge, SP & Biuw, M Impact of fisheries bycatch on endangered migratory species.
Northridge, SP Investigations into cetacean bycatch in a pelagic trawl fishery in the English Channel.
Northridge, SP, Vernicos, D & Raitsos-Exarchopolous, D Net depredation by bottlenose dolphins in the aegean: first attempts to quantify and to minimise the problem..
Gordon, JCD & Northridge, SP Potential impacts of acoustic deterrent devices on Scottish marine wildlife.
Northridge, SP Fishing Industry, effects of..
Northridge, SP Incidental catches.
Northridge, SP Minke whales, Harp and Hooded Seals: Major Predators in the North Atlantic Ecosystems.
Northridge, SP Report on Preliminary trials of a dolphin exclusion device in the UK bass pair trawl fishery.
Jepson, P, Bennet, PM, Deaville, R & Northridge, SP Pathology of harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) by-catches retrieved from UK gillnet fisheries.
Northridge, SP Reduction of porpoise bycatch in bottom set gillnet fisheries.
Northridge, SP, Rogan, E, Tregenza, N & Hammond, P 2001, Approaches to minimising porpoise entanglement in the Celtic Sea gillnet fishery. Unknown Publisher.
Tregenza, N, Northridge, SP, Rogan, E & Hammond, PS 2001, Monitoring echo-location activity of porpoise around set gillnets. Unknown Publisher.
Hammond, PS & Northridge, SP Small cetacean bycatches in UK fisheries.
Mangel, M, Talbot, LM, Meffe, GK, Agardy, MT, Alverson, DL, Barlow, J, Botkin, DB, Budowski, G, Clark, T, Cooke, J, Crozier, RH, Dayton, PK, Elder, DL, Fowler, CW, Funtowicz, S, Giske, J, Hofman, RJ, Holt, SJ, Kellert, SR, Kimball, LA, Ludwig, D, Magnusson, K, Malayang, BS, Mann, C, Norse, EA, Northridge, SP, Perrin, WF, Perrings, C, Peterman, RM, Rabb, GB, Regier, HA, Reynolds, JE, Sherman, K, Sissenwine, MP, Smith, TD, Starfield, A, Taylor, RJ, Tillman, MF, Toft, C, Twiss, JR, Wilen, J & Young, TP 1996, 'Principles for the conservation of wild living resources' Ecological Applications, vol 6, no. 2, pp. 338-362.
NORTHRIDGE, SP, TASKER, ML, WEBB, A & WILLIAMS, JM 1995, 'Distribution and Relative Abundance of Harbour Porpoises (Phocoena phocoena L.), White-beaked Dolphins (Lagenorhynchus albirostris Gray), and Minke Whales (Balaenoptera acutorostra Lacepede) around the British Isles (VOL 52, PG 55, 1995)' ICES Journal of Marine Science, vol 52, no. 6, pp. 1005-1012.
NORTHRIDGE, SP, TASKER, ML, WEBB, A & WILLIAMS, JM 1995, 'DISTRIBUTION AND RELATIVE ABUNDANCE OF HARBOR PORPOISES (PHOCOENA-PHOCOENA L), WHITE-BEAKED DOLPHINS (LAGENORHYNCHUS-ALBIROSTRIS GRAY), AND MINKE WHALES (BALAENOPTERA-ACUTOROSTRATA-LACEPEDE) AROUND THE BRITISH-ISLES' ICES Journal of Marine Science, vol 52, no. 1, pp. 55-66.


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