Dr Mark James
MASTS Operations Director


As Operations Director of the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS), I am responsible, together with the MASTS Direcorate, for the day to day delivery of a Scottish Funding Council Research Pool involving the majoriyt of Scotland's marine science capacity. Our role is to facilitate and improve the co-ordination of marine science across 13 Scottish Universities, a Government laboratory and a non-departmental public body.

I have ongoing research interests in fisheries, aquaculture, marine renewables and applied conservation and restoration of biogenic reefs.

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Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
James, MA, Taylor, C, Lart, B, Bathie, D, Butts, S, Rae, C & van Dessel, B 2005, Fishermen as custodians of the sea; changing approaches to marine environmental protection. EU Project Report: Ref: 2003/C 115/08-09. European Commission.
McLeod, DA & James, MA 1998, The Multiple Retail Sector and UK Aquaculture: Current Concerns and Future Developments. UK Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF).
James, MA 1997, Brachiopod Anatomy, , In "Part H; Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology". in A Williams & CHC Brunton (eds), Part H; Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. Part H edn, The University of Kansas, Kansas.
James, MA 1997, Brachiopoda: Internal anatomy, embryology and development. in FW Harrison & RM Woolacott (eds), Microscopic Anatomy of Invertebrates Vol: 13 Lophophorates, Entoprocta, and Cycliophora.. vol. 13, Wiley-Liss, New York, pp. 297-407.
James, MA 1996, Acrotretida; Lingulida; Rhynchonellida; Terebratulida. in WD Russell-Hunter (ed.), Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. 8 edn, McGraw Hill.
James, MA, Ansell, AD, Collins, MJ, Curry, GB, Peck, LS & Rhodes, MC 1992, 'Biology of Living Brachiopods' Advances in Marine Biology, pp. 175-387.
James, MA, Ansell, AD & Curry, GB 1991, 'Oogenesis in the articulate brachiopod Terebratulina retusa' Marine Biology, vol 111, pp. 411-423.

Contact Details:

Dr Mark James
Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 8LB

tel: 01334 467312
fax: 01334 463443
room: G.08



School of Biology
Scottish Oceans Institute
Marine Alliance for Science and Technology Scotland

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Scottish Oceans Institute
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Gatty Marine Laboratory
East Sands St Andrews
KY16 8LB

tel: +44 (0) 1334 463472
fax: +44 (0) 1334 463443