Publications

Recent publications


50  (of 204 published available) for Scottish Oceans Institute with keyword Distribution clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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2019 (12/3)

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Diving behavior and fine-scale kinematics of free-ranging Risso’s dolphins foraging in shallow and deep-water habitats
Patricia Arranz Alonso, Kelly Benoit-Bird, Ari S. Friedlaender, Elliot L. Hazen, Jeremy A. Goldbogen, Alison K. Stimpert, Stacy Lynn De Ruiter, John Calambokidis, Brandon Southall, Andreas Fahlman, Peter Lloyd Tyack 
Keywords: Deep diving odontocete, Foraging energetics, Marine mammal, Grampus griseus, Activity level, Prey value, Central place foraging theory
2019 (15/4)

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Factors affecting the spatial and temporal distribution of E. coli in intertidal estuarine sediments
David Maxwell Paterson, Tania Cecilia Mendo Aguilar, Emma Clare Defew, Marc I. Stutter, Lisa M. Avery 
Keywords: FIO, Estuaries, Pathogens, Bathing water quality, Sediments
2019 (3)

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Making use of the social network in conservation genomics
Emma Louise Carroll, Oscar Eduardo Gaggiotti 
2019 (4)

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Spatial variability in total and organic mercury levels in Antarctic krill Euphausia superba across the Scotia Sea
José Seco, José C. Xavier, João P. Coelho, Bárbara Pereira, Geraint Tarling, Miguel A. Pardal, Paco Bustamante, Gabriele Stowasser, Andrew Stuart Brierley, Maria E. Pereira 
Keywords: Food-web, Eggs, Organic mercury, Southern Ocean, Antarctica


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The genetic diversity, morphology, biogeography, and taxonomic designations of Ammonia (Foraminifera) in the Northeast Atlantic
Clare Bird, Magali Schweizer, William Austin, Karen Luise Knudsen, Katharine M. Evans, Helena L. Filipsson, Martin D.J. Sayer, Emmanuelle Geslin, Kate Darling 
Keywords: Ammonia, Genetic types, Morphometrics, Biogeography, Taxonomy


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Understanding species distribution in dynamic populations
Andrea Soriano-Redondo, Stuart Bearhop, Geoff M. Hilton, Leigh Lock, Andrew Stanbury, Stephen Votier, Janine Baerbel Illian 
Keywords: Point process models, Spatio-temporal log-Gaussian Cox process, Species distribution modelEcology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
2018

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Abundance estimates for sperm whales in the Mediterranean Sea from acoustic line-transect survey
Tim Lewis, Oliver Boisseau, Magnus Danbolt, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Claire Lacey, Russell Leaper, Justin Matthews, Richard McLanaghan, Anna Moscrop 
Keywords: Sperm whale, Mediterranean sea, Abundance estimate, Distribution, Acoustics, Vocalisation, Conservation, Survey - acoustic, Survey - vessel


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Assessing cetacean surveys throughout the Mediterranean Sea
Laura Mannocci, Jason J. Roberts, Patrick N. Halpin, Matthieu Authier, Oliver Boisseau, Mohamed Nejmeddine Bradai, Ana Cañadas, Carla Chicote, Léa David, Nathalie Di-Méglio, Caterina M. Fortuna, Alexandros Frantzis, Manel Gazo, Philip Steven Hammond, DraÅ¡ko Holcer, Kristin Kaschner, Dani Kerem, Giancarlo Lauriano, Tim Lewis, Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara, Simone Panigada, Juan Antonio Raga, Aviad Scheinin, Vincent Ridoux, Adriana Vella, Joseph Vella 
2018 (2)

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Cetacean rapid assessment: an approach to fill knowledge gaps and target conservation across large data deficient areas
Gillian Tracey Braulik, Magreth Kasuga, Anja Wittich, Jeremy J Kiszka, Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Douglas Michael Gillespie, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Said Shaib Said, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Cetaceans, Distribution, Environmental impact assessement, Management, Marine spatial planning, Rapid assessment, Tanzania


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Form, function and physics
David Maxwell Paterson, Sabine U. Gerbersdorf 
Keywords: Biofilm, Biostabilisation, Ecosystem engineering, EPS, ETDC cycle, Metagenomics
2018 (2/5)

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Genes for de novo biosynthesis of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are widespread in animals
Naoki Kabeya, Miguel Fonseca, David Ellard Keith Ferrier, Juan Navarro, Line Bay, David Francis, Douglas Tocher, Filipe Castro, Oscar Monroig 


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How to fit the distribution of apex scavengers into land‐abandonment scenarios? The Cinereous vulture in the Mediterranean biome
Isabel García‐Barón, Ainara Cortés‐Avizanda, Peter H. Verburg, Tiago A. Marques, Rubén Moreno‐Opo, Henrique M. Pereira, José A. Donázar, Lluís Brotons 
Keywords: Aegypius monachus, Socio-economies, European Union, Farmland, Land abandonment, Ecological rewilding


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Identifying prognostic structural features in tissue sections of colon cancer patients using point pattern analysis
Peter David Caie, Janine Baerbel Illian, Ben C. Stevenson, Anne Savage, David James Harrison, James L. Brown 
Keywords: Colorectal cancer, Palm intensity function, Spatial point patterns
2018 (2)

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Modelling the broadband propagation of marine mammal echolocation clicks for click-based population density estimates
Alexander von Benda-Beckmann, Len Thomas, Peter Lloyd Tyack, Michael Ainslie 
2018 (12)

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Red operculum spots, body size, maturation and evidence for a satellite male phenotype in non-native European populations of pumpkinseed Lepomis gibbosus
Grzegorz Zięba, Carl Smith, Michael G. Fox, Stan Yavno, Eva Záhorská, Mirosław Przybylski, Gérard Masson, Julien Cucherousset, Hugo Verreycken, Hein H. van Kleef, Gordon H. Copp 
Keywords: Alternative mating strategy, Carotenoid, Centrarchidae, GLMM, Sexual selection, Visual signal
2018 (4)

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Seal carrion is a predictable resource for coastal ecosystems
Maria-Martina Quaggiotto, Philip S. Barton, Chris Morris, Simon E. W. Moss, Patrick Pomeroy, Dominic J. McCafferty,  
Keywords: Predictability, Resource subsidy, Coastal, Carcass, Pinniped, Relative standard error, ScavengerNERC


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Spatial versus temporal structure
James A. Thorburn, Rosie Jones, Francis Neat, Cecilia Pinto, Victoria Bendall, Stuart Hetherington, Leslie Noble, Cath Jones 
Keywords: Coastal, Ocean, Distribution, Fish, Fishing, Elasmobranch management, Genetic structure, Relatedness, Social interactions
2018 (1/5)

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2018 (4/12)

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The evolution of ependymin-related proteins
Carmel McDougall, Michael Hammond, Ildiko Maureen Lara Somorjai, Scott Cummins, Bernard Degnan 
Keywords: Ependymin, EPDRs, MERPs, Gene duplication, Gene loss


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The moist parcel-in-cell method for modelling moist convection
David Gerard Dritschel, S. J. Böing, D. J. Parker, A. M. Blyth 
Keywords: Clouds, Convection, Numerical method
2018 (6/6)

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2017 (15/12)

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Acoustic monitoring to document the spatial distribution and hotspots of blast fishing in Tanzania
Gillian Tracey Braulik, Anja Wittich, Jamie Donald John MacAulay, Magreth Kasuga, Jonathan Charles David Gordon, Tim Davenport, Douglas Michael Gillespie 
Keywords: Explosives, Destructive fishing, Acoustic monitoring, Tanzania, Resource management, Fisheries managementEcology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
2017 (14/8)

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Addressing uncertainty in marine resource management; combining community engagement and tracking technology to characterize human behavior
Kristian Metcalfe, Tim Collins, Kirsten E. Abernethy, Richard Boumba, Jean-Claude Dengui, Ricky Miyalou, Richard J. Parnell, Kate E. Plummer, Debbie JF Russell, Gilbert Koumba Safou, Dominic Tilley, Rachel A. Turner, Hilde Vanleeuwe, Matthew J. Witt, Brendan J. Godley 
Keywords: Africa, Artisanal fisheries, Behaviour, Fisheries management, Marine spatial planning, Participatory data collection, Resource use, Small-scale fisheries


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Antarctic pack-ice algal distribution
K. M. Meiners, S. Arndt, S. Bestley, T. Krumpen, R. Ricker, M. Milnes, K. Newbery, U. Freier, S. Jarman, R. King, Roland Hudson Proud, S Kawaguchi, B. Meyer 
Keywords: Sea-ice properties, Snow, Freeboard, Chlorophyll-a, Ice algae, Biomass
2017 (6)

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Chasing ghosts
Xin Luo, Quanjun Hu, Pingping Zhou, Dan Zhang, Qian Wang, Richard John Abbott, Jianquan Liu 
Keywords: Oxyria, Allopolyploid speciation, Ghost species, GISH, Transcriptome, Demographic history
2017 (15/6)

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2017 (7)

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Distribution, abundance and habitat use of deep diving cetaceans in the North-East Atlantic
Emer Rogan, Ana Cañadas, Kelly Macleod, M. Begoña Santos, Bjarni Mikkelsen, Ainhize Uriarte, Olivier Van Canneyt, José Antonio Vázquez, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Design-based abundance, Model-based abundance, Beaked whales, Sperm whales, Pilot whales, Distribution, Deep divers, Habitat models
2017 (2)

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Estimates of local biodiversity change over time stand up to scrutiny
Mark Vellend, Maria Dornelas, Lander Baeten, Robin Beauséjour, Carissa D. Brown, Pieter De Frenne, Sarah C. Elmendorf, Nicholas J Gotelli, Faye Helen Moyes, Isla H. Myers-Smith, Anne Magurran, Brian J. McGill, Hideyasu Shimadzu,  
Keywords: Biodiversity, Meta-analysis, Species richness, Temporal change
2017 (7)

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Estimating cetacean density and abundance in the Central and Western Mediterranean Sea through aerial surveys
Simone Panigada, Giancarlo Lauriano, Greg Donovan, Nino Pierantonio, Ana Cañadas, José Antonio Vázquez, M Louise Burt 
2017 (14/9)

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Fine-scale harbour seal usage for informed marine spatial planning
Esther Lane Jones, Carol Elizabeth Sparling, Bernie J McConnell, Chris Morris, Sophie Caroline Smout 

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