Key Publications


Jamieson T, Leterme SC (2020) Influences and impacts of biofouling in SWRO desalination plants. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, DOI: 10.1080/10643389.2020.1757937.

Khorsand M, Tang Y (2020) Durable pyroelectric shell structures for energy scavenging applications. Acta Mechanica, vol. 231, no. 1, pp. 205-220.


Donnelly B, Bedwell I, Dimas J, Scardino A, Tang Y, Sammut K (2019) Effects of Various Antifouling Coatings and Fouling on Marine Sonar Performance, Polymers vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 663.

Pei X, Han W, Ding G, Wang M, Tang Y (2019) Temperature effects on structural integrity of fiber‐reinforced polymer matrix composites: A review. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 136, no. 45, pp. 48206.

Wheare J, Lammas AK, Sammut K (2019) Toward the Generation of Mission Plans for Operation of Autonomous Marine Vehicles in Confined Areas. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 44 , no. 2, pp. 320-330.


Mahmoud Zadeh S, Yazdani AM, Sammut K, Powers DM (2017) Online Path Planning for AUV Rendezvous in Dynamic Cluttered Undersea Environment Using Evolutionary Algorithms, Journal of Applied Soft Computing, vol. 70, pp. 929-94.


Bradford R, Patterson TA, Rogers PJ, McAuley R, Mountford S, Huveneers C, Robbins R, Fox A, Bruce BD (2020) Evidence of diverse movement strategies and habitat use by white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, off southern Australia. Marine Biology 167(96), 96.

Cagnazzi D, Parra GJ, Harrison PL, Brooks L, Rankin R (2020) Vulnerability of threatened Australian humpback dolphins to flooding and port development within the southern Great Barrier Reef coastal regionGlobal Ecology and Conservation 24:e01203. doi:10.1016/j.gecco.2020.e01203.

Heinrich DD, Pouca CV, Brown C, Huveneers C (2020) Effects of reward magnitude and training frequency on the learning rates and memory retention of the Port Jackson shark Heterodontus portusjacksoni. Animal Cognition, 1-11.

Hunt TN, Allen SJ, Bejder L, Parra GJ (2020) Identifying priority habitat for conservation and management of Australian humpback dolphins within a marine protected areaScientific Reports, 10:14366. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-69863-6.

Labourgade P, Ballesta L, Huveneers C, Papastamatiou Y, Mourier J (2020) Heterospecific foraging associations between reef‐associated sharks: first evidence of kleptoparasitism in sharks. Ecological Society of America, doi:10.1002/ecy.3117.

Reeves SE, Renzi JJ, Fobert EK, Silliman BR, Hancock B, Gillies CL (2020) Facilitating better outcomes: How positive species interactions can improve oyster reef restorationFrontiers in Marine Science, 7:656. doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.00656.

Sandoval‐Castillo J, Beheregaray LB (2020) Oceanographic heterogeneity influences an ecological radiation in elasmobranchs. Journal of Biogeography, doi:10.1111/jbi.13865.


Grummer JA, Beheregaray LB, Bernatchez L, Hand B, Luikart G, Narum SR, Taylor EB (2019) Aquatic landscape genomics and environmental effects on genetic variation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 34, 641-654

Paterson JP, Smith RJ, McKerral JC, Dann LM, Launer E, Goonan P, Kleinig T, Fuhrman JA, Mitchell JG (2019) A hydrocarbon-contaminated aquifer reveals a Piggyback-the-Persistent viral strategy. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 95, doi:10.1093/femsec/fiz116.


Baring RJ, Fairweather PG, Lester RE (2018) Nearshore drift dynamics of natural versus artificial seagrass wrackEstuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 202, 164-171.

Colombelli-Négrel D & Smale R (2018) Habitat explained micro-geographic variation in little penguin growl calls. The Auk 135, 44-59.

Huveneers C, Apps K, Becerril-García E, Bruce B, Butcher P, Carlisle AB, Chapple TK, Christiansen HM, Cliff G, Curtis TH, Daly-Engel TS, Dewar H, Dicken ML, Domeier ML, Duffy CAJ, Ford R, Francis MP, French GCA, Galván-Magaña F, García-Rodríguez E, Gennari E, Graham B, Hayden B, Hoyos-Padilla EM, Hussey NE, Jewell OJD, Jorgensen SJ, Kock AA, Lowe CG, Lyons K, Meyer L, Oelofse G, Oñate-González EC, Oosthuizen H, O’Sullivan JB, Ramm K, Skomal G, Sloan S, Smale MJ, Sosa-Nishizaki O, Sperone E, Tamburin E, Towner AV, Wcisel MA, Weng KC, Werry JM (2018) Future Research Directions on the “Elusive” White Shark. Frontiers in Marine Sciences 5(455), 1–15.

Sandhu H, Clarke B, Baring R, Anderson S, Fisk C, Dittmann S, Walker S, Sutton P, Kubiszewski I, Costanza R (2018) Scenario planning including ecosystem services for a coastal region in South Australia. Ecosystem Services, 31, 194-207.

Sandoval-Castillo J, Robinson N, Hart A, Strain L, Beheregaray LB (2018) Seascape genomics reveals adaptive divergence in a connected and commercially important mollusc, the greenlip abalone (Haliotis laevigata), along a longitudinal environmental gradient. Molecular Ecology 27, 1603-1620.


Hemraj DA, Hossain MA, Ye Q, Qin JG, Leterme SC (2017) Anthropogenic shift of plankton food web structure in a coastal lagoon by freshwater flow regulation. Scientific Reports – Nature 7:44441 | DOI: 10.1038/srep44441

Huveneers C, Meekan MG, Apps K, Ferreira LC, Pannell D, Vianna GMS (2017) The economic value of shark-diving tourism in Australia. Review of Fish Biology and Fisheries 27(3), 665–680.


Baring RJ, Lester RE, Fairweather PG (2016) Establishing precise estimates of abundance in patchy habitats of the marine nearshore. Marine Environmental Research, 120, 68-77.

Colombelli-Négrel D (2016) Both natural selection and isolation by distance explain phenotypic divergence in bill size and body mass between South Australian little penguin colonies. Ecology and Evolution 6, 7965-7975.

Huveneers C, Simpfendorfer CA, Kim S, Semmens J, Hobday AJ, Pederson H, Stieglitz T, Vallee R, Webber D, Heupel MR, Peddemors V, Harcourt R (2016) The influence of environmental parameters on the performance and detection range of acoustic receivers. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7, 825–835.

Jamieson T, Ellis A, Khodakov D, Balzano S, Hemraj DA & Leterme SC (2016) The impact of bacteria in the production of transparent exopolymer particles in biofouled reverse osmosis membranes. Environmental Science Water Research & Technology 2, 376–382.


Balzano S, Abs E, Leterme SC (2015) Protist diversity along a salinity gradient in a coastal lagoonAquatic Microbial Ecology 74(3), 263-277

Colombelli-Négrel D (2015) Low survival rather than breeding success explains little penguin population decline on Granite Island. Marine & Fresh Water Research 6, 7965-7975.

Dittmann S, Baring R, Baggalley S, Cantin A, Earl J, Gannon R, Keuning J, Mayo A, Navong N, Nelson M, Noble W, Ramsdale T (2015) Drought and flood effects on macrobenthic communities in the estuary of Australia’s largest river system. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 165, 36-51.

Leterme SC, Allais L, Jendyk JGT, Hemraj D, Newton K, Mitchell JG, Shanafield M (2015). Drought conditions and recovery in the Coorong wetland, South Australia in 1997–2013. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 163(Part B) pp. 175-184.

Smriga S, Fernandez VI, Mitchell JG, Stocker R (2015) Chemotaxis toward phytoplankton drives organic matter partitioning among marine bacteria. PNAS 1512307113.


Marcos, Seymour JR, Luhar M, Durham WM, Mitchell JG, Macke A, Stocker R (2010) Microbial alignment in flow changes ocean light climate. PNAS 1014576108.

Morrisey DJ, Swales A, Dittmann S, Morrison MA, Lovelock CE, Beard CM (2010) The ecology and management of temperate mangroves. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review 48: 43-160.


Duke NC, Meynecke J-O, Dittmann S, Ellison AM, Anger K, Berger U, Cannicci S, Diele K, Ewel KC, Field CD, Koedam N, Lee SY, Marchand C, Nordhaus I, Dahdouh-Gebas F (2007) A world without mangroves? Science 317: 41-42.


Beheregaray LB, Ciofi C, Geist D, Gibbs J, Caccone G, Powell JR (2003) Genes record a prehistoric volcano eruption in the Galápagos. Science 302, 75.


Benjamin J, O’Leary M, McDonald J, Wiseman C, McCarthy J, Beckett E, Morrison P, Stankiewicz F, Leach J, Hacker J, Baggaley P, Jerbić K, Fowler M, Fairweather J, Jeffries P, Ulm S, Bailey G (2020) Aboriginal artefacts on the continental shelf reveal ancient drowned cultural landscapes in northwest Australia. PLoS One 15:e0233912. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0233912

Lancaster N, Hesp PA (2020) Inland Dunes of North America. Springer, Switzerland.

Patti T, Fobert E, Reeves S, Burke da Silva K (2020) Spatial distribution of microplastics around an inhabited coral island in the Maldives, Indian OceanScience of the Total Environment. 748:141263. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141263.

Post VEA, Salmon U, van Duivenvoorde W (2020) The intertidal springs near the Vergulde Draak 1656 wreck site, Western Australia: hydrogeological characteristics and archaeological significanceHydrogeology Journal. 


García-romero l, Hesp PA, Peña-Alonso C, Miot da Silva G, Hernández-Calvento L (2019) Climate as a control on foredune mode in Southern Australia. Science of the Total Environment 133768.

Hesp PA, Dong Y, Cheng H, Booth J (2019) Wind flow and sedimentation in artificial vegetation: Field and wind tunnel experiments. Geomorphology 337: 165-182.

Kotarba-Morley AM (2019) Ancient ports of trade on the Red Sea coasts – human adaptations to fluctuating land- and sea-scapes. In: Rasul N et al. (Eds.), Geological Setting, Palaeoenvironment and Archaeology of the Red Sea, Vol. 3. ISBN 978-3-319-99407-9. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-99408-6. Springer-Verlag, Germany, pp. 745–778.

Moulton MA, Hesp PA, Miot da Silva G, Bouchez C, Lavy M, Fernandez GB (2019) Changes in vegetation cover on the Younghusband Peninsula transgressive dunefields (Australia) 1949–2017. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 44(2), 459-470.


Kotarba-Morley AM (2017) The Maritime context of the trans-Mediterranean–Indian Ocean trade: Critical review of the Roman era vessels of the Red Sea. In: Agius, DA, E Khalil, E Scerri and A Williams (Eds.), Human Interactions with the Environment in the Red Sea. ISBN: 978-90-04-32603-3. Brill, pp. 171–206.


Crowther A, Faulkner P, Prendergast M, Quintana Morales E, Horton M, Wilmsen E, Wood M, Kotarba-Morley AM, Christie A, Petek N, Tibesasa R, Douka K, Picornell Gelabert L, Carah X, Boivin N (2016) Coastal subsistence, island colonisation and maritime population dispersal in East African prehistory. Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology 11(2): 1–27.  DOI: 10.1080/15564894.2016.1188334

Miot da Silva G and Shulmeister J (2016) A Review of Coastal Dunefield Evolution in Southeastern Queensland. Journal of Coastal Research, SI (75) pp. 308-312. [10.2112/SI75-062.1]


Dillenburg SR, and Hesp PA (Editors) (2009) Geology and Geomorphology of Holocene Coastal Barriers in Brazil. Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences 107.


Hesp PA (2002) Foredunes and Blowouts: initiation, geomorphology and dynamics. Geomorphology 48: 245-268.


Zhou L, Li H, Qin JG, Wang X, Chen L, Xu C, Li E (2020) Dietary prebiotic inulin benefits on growth performance, antioxidant capacity, immune response and intestinal microbiota in Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) at low salinity. Aquaculture, 518, pp. 734847.


Loughnan SR, Smith-Keune C, Beheregaray LB, Robinson NA, Jerry DR (2019) Population genetic structure of barramundi (Lates calcarifer) across the natural distribution range in Australia informs fishery management and aquaculture practices. Marine and Freshwater Research, 70(11), pp. 1533-1542.


Lima PC, Botwright NA, Harris JO, Cook MT (2017) Validation of a feeding strategy to deliver bacterially expressed dsRNA to marine amoeba from the genus Neoparamoeba. Aquaculture Research, 48(3), pp. 853-861.


Bansemer MS, Qin JG, Harris JO, Howarth GS, Stone DA (2016) Nutritional requirements and use of macroalgae as ingredients in abalone feed. Reviews in Aquaculture, 8(2), pp. 121-135.

Hoang TH, Qin JG, Stone DA, Harris JO, Duong DN, Bansemer MS (2016) Colour changes of greenlip abalone (Haliotis laevigata Donovan) fed fresh macroalgae and dried algal supplement. Aquaculture, 456, pp. 16-23.

Rasdi NW, Qin JG (2016) Improvement of copepod nutritional quality as live food for aquaculture: a review. Aquaculture research, 47(1), pp. 1-20.

Rasdi NW, Qin JG, Li Y (2016) Effects of dietary microalgae on fatty acids and digestive enzymes in copepod Cyclopina kasignete, a potential live food for fish larvae. Aquaculture Research, 47(10), pp. 3254-3264.