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MSS Publications 2015/16

Peer Reviewed Papers 2015/16

Aamelfot, M., D.H. Christiansen, O.B. Dale, A. McBeath, S.L. Benestad, and K. Falk. 2016. Localised infection of Atlantic salmon epithelial cells by HPR0 infectious salmon anaemia virus. PLoS One 11 (3):e0151723.

Aamelfot, M., A. McBeath, D. Christiansen, I. Matejusova, and K. Falk. 2015. Infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) mucosal infection in Atlantic salmon. Veterinary Research 46:120.

Alexander, K.A., J.J. Heymans, S. Magill, M.T. Tomczak, S.J. Holmes, and T.A. Wilding. 2015. Investigating the recent decline in gadoid stocks in the west of Scotland shelf ecosystem using a foodweb model. ICES Journal Of Marine Science 72 (2):436-449.

Baptie, M.C., R.J. Foster, and K.B. Cook. 2016. First record of the copepod Eurytemora herdmani in the North Sea. Marine Biodiversity Online first.

Benedicenti, O., C. Collins, T. Wang, U. McCarthy, and C.J. Secombes. 2015. Which Th pathway is involved during late stage amoebic gill disease? Fish & Shellfish Immunology 46 (2):417-425.

Birkel, C., C. Soulsby, D.J. Irvine, I. A. Malcolm, L.K. Lautz, and D. Tetzlaff. 2015. Heat-based hyporheic flux calculations in heterogeneous salmon spawning gravels. Aquatic Sciences Online first.

Blumstock, M., D. Tetzlaff, I. A. Malcolm, G. Nuetzmann, and C. Soulsby. 2015. Baseflow dynamics: Multi-tracer surveys to assess variable groundwater contributions to montane streams under low flows. Journal of Hydrology 527:1021-1033.

Booij, K., C.D. Robinson, R.M. Burgess, P. Mayer, C.A. Roberts, L. Ahrens, I.J. Allan, J. Brant, L. Jones, U.R. Kraus, M.M. Larsen, P. Lepom, J. Petersen, D. Proefrock, P. Roose, S. Schäfer, F. Smedes, C. Tixier, K. Vorkamp, and P. Whitehouse. 2015. Passive sampling in regulatory chemical monitoring of nonpolar organic compounds in the aquatic environment. Environmental Science and Technology 50:3-17.

Bresnan, E., K. Cook, S. Hughes, S. Hay, K. Smith, P. Walsham, and L. Webster. 2015. Seasonality of the plankton community at an east and west coast monitoring site in Scottish waters. Journal of Sea Research 105:16-29.

Buhl-Mortensen, L., F.C. Neat, M. Koen-Alonso, C. Hvingel, and B. Holte. 2016. Fishing impacts on benthic ecosystems: an introduction to the 2014 ICES symposium special issue. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73 (Suppl. 1):i1-i4.

Castellani, M., M. Heino, J. Gilbey, H. Araki, T. Svasand, and K.A. Glover. 2015. IBSEM: An Individual-Based Atlantic Salmon Population Model. Plos One 10 (9):e0138444.

Catarino, D., H. Knutsen, A. Veríssimo, E.M. Olsen, P.E. Jorde, G. Menezes, H. Sannæs, D. Stankovic, J.B. Company, F. Neat, R. Danovaro, A. Dell'Anno, B. Rochowski, and S. Stefanni. 2015. The Pillars of Hercules as a bathymetric barrier to gene-flow promoting local adaptation in a global deep-sea shark. Molecular Ecology Online first.

Chimienti, M., T. Cornulier, E. Owen, M. Bolton, I.M. Davies, J.M.J. Travis, and B. E. Scott. 2016. The use of an unsupervised learning approach for characterising latent behaviours in accelerometer data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6 (3):727-741.

Clarke, J., D. Bailey, and P.J. Wright. 2015. Evaluating the effectiveness of a seasonal spawning closure. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72 (9):2627-2637.

Clarke, J., D.M. Bailey, R.J. Milligan, and F.C. Neat. 2015. A scientific basis for regulating deep-sea fishing by depth. Current Biology 25:1-8.

Cole, H.S., S. Henson, A.P. Martin, and A. Yool. 2015. Basin-wide mechanisms for spring bloom initiation: how typical is the North Atlantic? ICES Journal Of Marine Science 72 (6):2029-2040.

Collet, B., K. Urquhart, M. Monte, C. Collins, C.J. Secombes, and M. Hall. 2015. Individual monitoring of immune response in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar following experimental infection with Infectious Salmon Anaemia Virus (ISAV). PLoS One 10 (9):e0137767.

Collins, S.B., J.F. Tweddle, and R. J. Shucksmith. 2015. Rapid assessment of marine non-native species in the Shetland Islands, Scotland. Bioinvasions Records 4 (3):147-155.

Depestele, D., A. Ivanovic, K. Degrendele, M. Esmaeili, H. Polet, M. Roche, K. Summerbell, L.R. Teal, B. Vanelslander, and F.G. O'Neill. 2016. Measuring and assessing the physical impact of beam trawling. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73 (Suppl. 1):i15-i26.

Deroba, J.J., C.S. Butterworth, R.D. Methot Jr, A.A. De Oliveira, C. Fernandez, A. Nielsen, S.X. Cadrin, M. Dickey-Collas, C.M. Legault, J. Ianelli, J.L. Valero, C.L. Needle, O'Malley. J.M., Y-J. Chang, G.G. Thompson, C. Canales, D.P. Swain, D.C.M. Miller, N.T. Hintzen, M. Bertignac, L. Ibaibarriaga, A. Silva, A. Murta, LT. Kell, C.L. de Moor, A.M. Parma, C.M. Dichmont, V.R. Restrepo, Y. Ye, E. Jardim, P.D. Spencer, D.H. Hanselman, J Blaylock, M. Mood, and P-J.F. Hulson. 2015. Simulation testing the robustness of stock assessment models to error: some results from the ICES strategic initiative on stock assessment methods. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72 (1):19-30.

Eckford Soper, L.K., E. Bresnan, J-P Lacaze, and D.H. Green. 2016. The competitive dynamics of toxic Alexandrium fundyense and non-toxic Alexandrium tamarense from Scottish waters. Harmful Algae, 53: 135-144.

Eerkes-Medrano, D., R.C. Thompson, and D.C. Aldridge. 2015. Microplastics in freshwater systems: A review of the emerging threats, identification of knowledge gaps and prioritisation of research needs. Water Research 75:63-82.

Eigaard, O., F. Bastardie, M. Breen, G. Dinesen, N. Hintzen, P. Laffargue, J.R. Nielsen, H. Nilsson, F. G. O'Neill, H. Polet, D.G. Reid, A. Sala, M. Sköld, C. Smith, T. Sørensen, O. Tully, M. Zengin, and A. Rijnsdorp. 2016. Estimating seabed pressure from demersal trawls, seines and dredges based on gear design and dimensions. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73 (Suppl. 1):i27-i43.

Fourrier, M., K. Lester, T. Markussen, K. Falk, C.J. Secombes, A. McBeath, and B. Collet. 2015. Dual Mutation Events in the Haemagglutinin-Esterase and Fusion Protein from an Infectious Salmon Anaemia Virus HPR0 Genotype Promote Viral Fusion and Activation by an Ubiquitous Host Protease. Plos One 10 (10):e0142020.

Garner, G., I.A. Malcolm, J.P. Sadler, C.P. Millar, and D.M. Hannah. 2015. Inter-annual variability in the effects of riparian woodland on micro-climate, energy exchanges and water temperature of an upland Scottish stream. Hydrological Processes 29 (6):1080-1095.

Gibbins, C.J., J. Grant, I.A. Macolm, and C. Soulsby. 2016. Influence of groundwater chemistry on hyporheic invertebrate assemblages is revealed by fine scale sampling. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 187 (3):207-221.

Gonzalez-Irusta, J., and P.J. Wright. 2016. Spawning grounds of Atlantic cod ( Gadus morhua) in the North Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73:304-315.

Graham, J., C. Collins, J-P Lacaze, and T. McCollin. 2015. Molecular identification of Didemnum vexillum Kott 1982 from sites around the UK coastline. Bioinvasions Records 4 (3):171-177.

Hylland, K., T. Burgeot, C. Martínez-Gómez, T. Lang, C.D. Robinson, J. Svavarsson, J.E. Thain, A.D. Vethaak, and M.J. Gubbins. In press. How can we quantify impacts of contaminants in marine ecosystems? The ICON project. Marine Environmental Research.

Jackson, F.L., I. A. Malcolm, and D.M. Hannah. 2016. A novel approach for designing large-scale river temperature monitoring networks. Hydrology Research, 47(3): 569-590.

Jansen, T., and F. Burns. 2015. Density dependent growth changes through juvenile and early adult life of North East Atlantic Mackerel ( Scomber scombrus). Fisheries Research 169:37-44.

Jansen, T., K. Kristensen, J. Van der Kooij, S. Post, A. Campbell, K.R. Utne, P. Carrera, J.A. Jacobsen, A. Gudmundssdottir, B.A. Roel, and E.M.C. Hatfield. 2015. Nursery areas and recruitment variation of Northeast Atlantic mackerel ( Scomber scombrus). ICES Journal of Marine Science 72 (6):1779-1789.

Johansson, P., T. Wang, B. Collet, Y. Corripio-Miyar, M.M. Monte, C.J. Secombes, and J. Zou. 2016. Identification and expression modulation of a C-type lectin domain family 4 homologue that is highly expressed in monocytes/macrophages in rainbow trout ( Oncorhynchus mykiss). Developmental And Comparative Immunology 54 (1):55-65.

Kopf, A., M. Bicak, R. Kottmann, J. Schnetzer, I. Kostadinov, K. Lehmann, A. Fernandez-Guerra, C. Jeanthon, A. Rahav, M. Ullrich, A. Wichels, G. Gerdts, P. Polymenakou, G. Kotoulas, R. Siam, R. Abdallah, E. Sonnenschein, T. Cariou, F. O'Gara, S. Jackson, S. Orlic, M. Steinke, J. Busch, B. Duarte, I. Caçador, J. Canning-Clode, O. Bobrova, V. Marteinsson, E. Reynisson, C. Loureiro, G. Luna, G. Quero, G. Löschert, A. Kremp, A. DeLorenzo, L. Øvreås, J. Tolman, J. LaRoche, A. Penna, M. Frischer, T. Davies, K. Barker, C. Meyer, S. Ramos, F. Jude-Lemeilleur, M. Aguirre-Macedo, S. Wang, N. Poulton, S. Jones, R. Collin, J. Fuhrmann, P. Conan, C. Alonso, N. Stambler, K. Goodwinn, M. Yakimov, F. Baltar, L. Bodrossy, J. Van De Kamp, M. F. Dion, D. Ostrowski, P. Van Ruth, P. Malthouse, P. Claus, K. Deneudt, J. Mortelmans, S. Pitois, D. Wallom, I. Salter, R. Costa, D. Schroeder, M. Kandil, V. Amaral, M. Pedrotti, T. Yoshida, H. Ogata, T. Ingleton, K. Munnik, N. Rodriguez-Ezpeleta, V. Berteaux-Lecellier, P. Wecker, I. Cancio, D. Vaulot, C. Bienhold, H. Ghazal, H. Chaouni, S. Essayeh, S. Ettamimi, E. Zaid, N. Boukhatem, A. Bouali, R. Chahboune, S. Barrijal, S. Timinouni, F Otmani, M. Bennani, N. Todorova, V. Karamfilov, P. Hoopen, S. L'Haridon, K. Bizsel, V. Vezzi, F. Lauro, P. Martin, R. Jensen, J. Hinks, J. Gebbels, R. Rosselli, F. Pascale, S. Schiavon, A. dos Santos, E. Villar, A. Pesant, B. Cataletto, S. Malfatti, R. Edirisinghe, J. Herrera, M. Barbier, V. Turk, T. Tinta, W. Fuller, S. Salihoglu, M. Serakinci, S. Ergoren, E. Bresnan, S. Iriberri, P. Nyhus, B. Edvardsen, P. Karlsen, J. Golyshin, P. Gasol, S. Moncheva, N. Dzhembekova, Z. Johnson, E. Sinigalliano, L. Gidley, A. Zingone, G. Tsiamis, M. Clark, A. Costa, M. Bour, A. Martins, E. Collins, A-L. Ducluzeau, J. Martinez, M. Costello, L. Amaral-Zettler, J. Gilbert, and N. Davies. 2015. The Ocean Sampling Day Consortium. GigaScience 4: 27.

Lawrence, J.M., E. Armstrong, J. Gordon, S.M. Lusseau, and P.G. Fernandes. 2016. Passive and active, predator and prey: using acoustics to study interactions between cetaceans and forage fish. ICES Journal of Marine Science Online first.

Lizarraga-Cubedo, H. A., I. Tuck, N. Bailey, G. J. Pierce, A. F. Zuur, and D. Bova. 2015. Scottish lobster fisheries and environmental variability. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72:211-224.

Martínez-Gómez, C., T. Burgeot, C.D. Robinson, M. Gubbins, H.P. Halldorsson, M. Albentosa, J.P. Bignell, K. Hylland, and A.D. Vethaak. In press. Biomarkers of general stress in mussels as common indicators for marine biomonitoring programmes in Europe: The ICON experience. Marine Environmental Research.

Matejusova, I., P. A. Noguera, M. Hall, A. McBeath, J. Simons, M. Fordyce, K. Lester, M. Y. Ho, W. Murray, and D.B. Bruno. 2016. Susceptibility of Goldsinny Wrasse, Ctenolabrus rupestris L. (Labridae) to Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Virus (VHSV) Genotype III: Experimental Challenge and Pathology. Veterinary Microbiology 186:164-173.

Mayor, D.J., U. Sommer, K.B. Cook, and M.R. Viant. 2015. The metabolic response of marine copepods to environmental warming and ocean acidification in the absence of food. Scientific Reports 5 (13690).

McCarthy, Ú., R. Pettinello, L. Feehan, M.Y. Ho, and P. White. 2016. Experimental transmission of segmented filamentous bacteria (SFB) in rainbow trout ( Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 119:45-57.

McKenna, C., B. Berx, and W.E.N. Austin. 2016. The decomposition of the Faroe-Shetland Channel water masses using Parametric Optimum Multi-Parameter analysis. Deep-Sea Research I: Oceanographic Research Papers 107:9-21.

Millar, C.P., R.J. Fryer, K. Millidine, and I.A. Malcolm. 2016. Modelling capture probability of Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar) from a diverse national electrofishing dataset: implications for the estimation of abundance. Fisheries Research 177:1-12.

Millidine, K., I. A. Malcolm, A. McCartney, R. Laughton, C.N. Gibbins, and R.J. Fryer. 2015. The influence of wind farm development on the hydrochemistry and ecology of an upland stream. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187:518-535.

Mindel, B., F. Neat, T. Webb, and J. Blanchard. 2016. A trait-based metric sheds new light on the nature of the body size-depth relationship in the deep sea. Journal of Animal Ecology 85 (2):427-436.

Monteiro, S.S., P. Mendez-Fernandez, S. Piertney, C.F. Moffat, M. Ferreira, J.V. Vingada, A. Lopez, A. Brownlow, P. Jepson, B. Mikkelsen, M. Niemeyer, J.C. Carvalho, and G.J. Pierce. 2015. Long-finned pilot whale population diversity and structure in Atlantic waters assessed through biogeochemical and genetic markers. Marine Ecology Progress Series 536:243-257.

Munro, E. S., R. E. McIntosh, S. J. Weir, P. A. Noguera, J. M. Sandilands, I. Matejusova, A. S. Mayes, and R. Smith. 2015. A mortality event in wrasse species (Labridae) associated with the presence of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus. Journal of Fish Diseases 38 (4):335-341.

Murray, A. G. 2015. Does the Use of Salmon Frames from Processing Plants as Bait in Lobster\Crab Creels significantly Increase the Risk of Disease in Farmed Salmon in Scotland?Preventive Veterinary Medicine 120:357-366.

Murray, F., P. Copland, P. Boulcott, M. Robertson, and N. Bailey. 2016. Impacts of electrofishing for razor clams (Ensis spp.) on benthic fauna. Fisheries Research 174:40-46.

Neat, F., F. Burns, E. Jones, and T. Blasdale. 2015. The diversity, distribution and status of deep-water elasmobranchs in the Rockall Trough, NE Atlantic. Journal of Fish Biology 87:1469-1488.

O'Neill, F.G., R.J. Kynoch, L. Blackadder, R.J. Fryer, A.R. Eryasar, E. Notti, and A. Sala. 2016. The influence of twine tenacity, thickness and bending stiffness on codend selectivity. Fisheries Research 76:94-99.

O'Neill, F.G., and A. Ivanovic. 2016. The physical impact of towed demersal fishing gears on soft sediments. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73 (Suppl. 1):i5-i14.

Ortega, V., B. Valladares, D. Arguedas, F. Vega, R. Montes de Oca, and A. G Murray. 2016. Distribution of Infectious Pancreatic Necrosisvirus (IPNV) Based on Surveillance Programe in Freshwater Trout Farms of Mexico. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 28 (1):21-26.

Osio, G.C., A. Orio, and C.P. Millar. 2015. Assessing the vulnerability of Mediterranean demersal stocks and predicting exploitation status of un-assessed stocks. Fisheries Research 171:110-121.

Pinto, C., and L. Spezia. 2015. Markov switching autoregressive models for interpreting vertical movement data with application to an endangered marine apex predator. Methods in Ecology and Evolution Online first.

Pinto, C., J. Thorburn, F. Neat, P.J. Wright, S. Wright, B. E. Scott, and T. Cornulier. 2016. Using individual tracking data to validate environmental predictions: improving spatial planning for the threatened marine top predator. Diversity and Distribution Online first.

Rijnsdorp, A., F. Bastardie, S.G. Bolam, L. Buhl-Mortensen, O. Eigaard, K.G. Hamon, J.G. Hiddink, N.T. Hintzen, A. Ivanovic, A. Kenny, P. Laffargue, J.R. Nielsen, F. G. O'Neill, G.J. Piet, H. Polet, A. Sala, C. Smith, P.D. Van Denderen, T. Van Kooten, and M. Zengin. 2016. Towards a framework for the quantitative assessment of trawling impact on the seabed and benthic ecosystem. ICES Journal of Marine Science 73 (Suppl. 1):i127-i138.

Rindorf, A., P.J. Wright, H. Jensen, and M. Maar. 2016. Spatial differences in growth of lesser sandeels in the North Sea. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 479: 9-19.

Robinson, C.D., L. Webster, C. Martínez-Gómez, T. Burgeot, M.J. Gubbins, J.E. Thain, A.D. McIntosh, A.D. Vethaak, and K. Hylland. In press. Assessment of contaminant concentrations in sediments, fish and mussels sampled from the North Atlantic and Europena regional seas within the ICON project. Marine Environmental Research.

Rolin, C., J. Graham, U. McCarthy, S.A.M. Martin, and I. Matejusova. 2016. Interactions Between Paramoeba perurans, the Causative Agent of Amoebic Gill Disease, and the Blue Mussel, Mytilus edulis. Aquaculture 456:1-8.

Sabatino, A., C. McCaig, R. O'Hara Murray, and M.R. Heath. 2015. Modelling wave-current interactions off the east coast of Scotland. Ocean Science Discussions 12:3099-3142.

Saha, A., L. Hauser, M. Kent, B. Planque, F.C. Neat, T.G. Kiribukaran, I. Huse, E.I. Homrum, S-.E. Feolden, S. Lien, and T. Johensen. 2015. Seascape genetics of saithe ( Pollachius virens) across the North Atlantic using single nucleotide polymorphisms. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72 (9):2732-2741.

Salama, N.K.G., A.G. Murray, A.J. Christie, and I.S. Wallace. 2016. Using fish mortality data to assess reporting thresholds as a tool for detection of potential disease concerns in the Scottish farmed salmon industry. Aquaculture 450:283-288.

Salama, N.K.G., A.G. Murray, and B. Rabe. 2015. Simulated environmental transport distances of Lepeophtheirus salmonis in Loch Linnhe, Scotland, for informing aquaculture area management structures. Journal of Fish Diseases 39:419-428.

Shephard, S., S.P.R. Greenstreet, G.J. Piet, A. Rindorf, and M. Dickey-Collas. 2015. Surveillance indicators and their use in implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. ICES Journal Of Marine Science 72 (8):2269-2277.

Sirimanapong, W., A. Adams, E.L. Ooi, D.M. Green, N. Dang Khoa, C.L. Browdy, B. Collet, and K.D. Thompson. 2015. The effects of feeding immunostimulant beta-glucan on the immune response of Pangasianodon hypophthalmus. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 45 (2):357-366.

Sirimanapong, W., K.D. Thompson, E.L. Ooi, M. Bekaert, B. Collet, J.B. Taggart, J.E. Bron, D.M. Green, A.P. Shinn, A. Adams, and M.J. Leaver. 2015. The effects of feeding beta-glucan to Pangasianodon hypophthalmus on immune gene expression and resistance to Edwardsiella ictaluri. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 47 (1):595-605.

Speirs, D.C., S.P.R. Greenstreet, and M.R. Heath. 2016. Modelling the effects of fishing on the North Sea fish community size composition. Ecological Modelling 321:35-45.

Stagg, H.E.B., M. Hall, I.S. Wallace, C.C. Pert, S. Garcia Perez, and C. Collins. 2015. Detection of Paramoeba perurans in Scottish marine wild fish populations. Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists 35 (6):217-226.

Stirling, D.A., P. Boulcott, B. E. Scott, and Wright. P.J. In Press. Using verified species distribution models to inform the conservation of a rare marine species. Distribution and Diversity.

Thorburn, J., F. Neat, D. M. Bailey, L. R. Noble, and C. S. Jones. 2015. Winter residency and site association in the Critically Endangered North East Atlantic spurdog Squalus acanthias. Marine Ecology Progress Series 526:113-124.

Trabelsi, A., A. Jaworski, E. Kamler, J-N. Gardeur, F. Teletchea, H. Ayadi, and P. Fontaine. 2016. The effect of hatching time on the bioenergetics of northern pike ( Esox lucius) larvae from a single egg batch during the endogenous feeding period.Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 42 (2):593-606.

Urquhart, K., C. Collins, M. Monte, J. Sokolowska, C. Secombes, and B. Collet. In press. Individual measurement of gene expression in blood cells from Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum). Journal of Experimental and Applied Animal Sciences.

Van Leewen, T.E., D. McLennan, S. McKelvey, D.C. Stewart, C.E. Adams, and N.B. Metcalfe. 2016. The association between parental rearing environment and offspring performance. Journal of Experimental Biology 219 (3):374-382.

Vethaak, A.D., I.M. Davies, J.E. Thain, M.J. Gubbins, C. Martínez-Gómez, C.D. Robinson, C.F. Moffat, T. Burgeot, T. Maes, W. Wosniok, M. Giltrap, T. Lang, and K. Hylland. In press. Integrated indicator framework and methodology for monitoring and assessment of hazardous substances and their effects in the marine environment. Marine Environmental Research Online only.

Waggitt, J.J., P.W. Cazenave, R. Torres, B.J. Williamson, and B.E. Scott. In press. Quantifying pursuit-diving seabirds' associations with fine-scale physical features in tidal stream environments. Journal of Applied Ecology Online first.

Wallace, I.S., L.A. Munro, A.G. Murray, A.J. Christie, and N.K.G. Salama. 2016. A descriptive analysis of Scottish farmed Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., movements identifies a potential disease transmission risk from freshwater movements. Journal of Fish Diseases Online first.

Whitehead, D.L., A.R.G. Gauthier, R.M.E. Cameron, M. Perutz, and I.R. Tibbetts. 2015. Ultrastructure of the ampullary organs of Plicofollis argyropleuron (Siluriformes: Ariidae). Journal Of Morphology 276 (12):1405-1411.

Williamson, L.D., K.L. Brookes, B.E. Scott, G. Bradbury, I.M. Graham, P.S. Hammond, and P.M. Thompson. 2016. Echolocation detections and digital survey videos can provide reliable estimates of small cetacean density. Methods in Ecology and Evolution Online first.

Book Chapters

Needle, C. 2016. North Sea haddock: the EU-Norway management procedure evaluation. In: Management science in fisheries: a practical introduction to simulation-based methods, edited by C. Edwards and D. Dankel: Taylor & Francis. p232-256.

Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Reports

Armstrong, J.D., D-C. Hunter, R.J. Fryer, P. Rycroft, and J. Orpwood. 2015. Behavioural responses of Atlantic salmon to mains frequency magnetic fields. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 6 (9):17pp.

Bell, M.C., and F. Matheson. 2015. Spatial dynamics of scallops in relation to the Orkney dive fishery. Report of Fishing Industry Science Alliance (FISA) Project 03/12. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 6 (15):50pp.

Cauwelier, E., J. Gilbey, and S.J. Middlemas. 2015. Genetic Assignment of Marine-Caught Adult Salmon at Armadale to Region of Origin. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 6 (16):17pp.

Gurney, W.S.C, P.J. Bacon, I.A. Malcolm, J.C. Maclean, and A Youngson. 2015. The demography of a phenotypically mixed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) population as discerned for an eastern Scottish river. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 6 (12):72pp.

Mesquita, C., H. Dobby, and H.A. McLay. 2016. Crab and Lobster Fisheries in Scotland: Results of Stock Assessments 2009-2012. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 7 (9):73pp.

Millar, C., K.J. Millidine, S.J. Middlemas, and I.A. Malcolm. 2015. Development of a model for predicting large scale spatio-temporal variability in juvenile fish abundance from electrofishing data. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 6 (6):44pp.

Orpwood, J., R.J. Fryer, P. Rycroft, and J.D. Armstrong. 2015. Effects of AC magnetic fields (MFs) on swimming activity in European eels Anguilla anguilla. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 6 (8):20pp.

Orpwood, J.E, F. Mackay, G.W. Smith, D.C. Stewart, J. I. Henry, J.M. Anderson, T. Morgan, C.P. Millar, I. A. Malcolm, E. Cauwelier, S.-L. Counter, J. Gilbey, J. Sampayo, L. Stradmeyer, I. Simpson, H.K. Downie, M. Wyndham, S.J. Middlemas, J.C. Maclean, and J.D. Armstrong. 2016. Spring salmon on the River South Esk, Scotland. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 7 (10):88pp.

Price, D., C. Stuiver, H. Johnson, A. Gallego, and R. O'Hara Murray. 2016. The Scottish Shelf Model. Part 2: Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Sub-Domain. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 7 (4):248pp.

Price, D., C. Stuiver, H. Johnson, A. Gallego, and R. O'Hara Murray. 2016. The Scottish Shelf Model. Part 3: St Magnus Bay Sub-Domain. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 7 (5):197pp.

Price, D., C. Stuiver, H. Johnson, A. Gallego, and R. O'Hara Murray. 2016. The Scottish Shelf Model. Part 4: East Coast of Lewis and Harris Sub-Domain. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 7 (6):147pp.

Price, D., C. Stuiver, H. Johnson, A. Gallego, and R. O'Hara Murray. 2016. The Scottish Shelf Model. Part 5: Wider Loch Linnhe Sub-Domain. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 7 (7):295pp.

Scott, B. E., K.N. Irvine, A. Byg, M. Gubbins, A. Kafas, J. Kenter, A. MacDonald, R. O'Hara Murray, T. Potts, A.M. Slater, J.F. Tweddle, K. Wright, and I.M. Davies. 2016. The Cooperative Participatory Evaluation of Renewable Technologies on Ecosystem Services (CORPORATES). Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 7 (1):84pp.

Stewart, D.C., S. McKelvey, and J.D. Armstrong. 2015. Ranching to the rod: an evaluation of adult returns from hatchery-reared Atlantic salmon smolts released in Scottish rivers. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 6 (5):13pp.

Webster, L., Z.L. Mackay, C.D. Robinson, and R.J. Fryer. 2015. Measurement of contaminants in food for Marine Strategy Framework Directive Descriptor 9. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 6 (11):20pp.

Wolf, J., C. Stuiver, D. Price, H. Johnson, A. Gallego, and R. O'Hara Murray. 2016. The Scottish Shelf Model. Part 6: Wider Domain and Sub-Domains Integration. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 7 (8):150pp.

Wolf, J., N. Yates, A. Brereton, H. Buckland, M. De Dominicis, A. Gallego, and R. O'Hara Murray. 2016. The Scottish Shelf Model. Part 1: Shelf-Wide Domain. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 7 (3):151pp.

Marine Scotland Science Reports

Marine Scotland Science. 2015. Status of Scottish salmon and sea trout stocks 2015. Marine Scotland Science Report 01/15: 23pp.

Turrell, W.R., P. Gibson, G. McAllister, and N. Bailey. 2016. Investigation of Reports of Semi-Pelagic White Fish in the Clyde. Marine Scotland Science Report 01/16: 84pp.

Contributions to the ICES Annual Science Meeting

Galaparoso, I., P. Aguilar-Manjarrez, A.A. Hageberg, C. Bacher, O. Bergh, S. Bricker, J.G. Ferreira, J. Gault, J. Grant, M. Gubbins, B. Halasi-Kovács, J. Icely, I. Karakassis, E. Kerepeczki, H. Liu, N. Marba, A.M.M. Sequeira, D. Miller, R. Pastres, M. Service, V. Stelzenmüller, and K. Black. 2015. AquaSpace Project: ecosystem approach to making space for aquaculture. ICES CM O: 23.

León Diaz, P., E. Bresnan, K. Cook, P. Walsham, M. Helfrich, and K. Mackenzie. 2015. Can pelagic gastropods be used to assess the impacts of ocean acidification in the North Sea? ICES CM H: 16.

Merchant, N.D., K.L. Brookes, M.J. Witt, and B.J. Godley. 2015. Towards Good Environmental Status for underwater noise. ICES CM P:12.

Miethe, T., and H. Dobby. 2015. Selection of length-based indicators for shellfish stocks and fisheries. Working Document, ICES report WKLIFE V 2015 ICES CM 2015/ ACOM: 56.

Miethe, T., A. Pout, and L. Clarke. 2015. Development of a probability-based sampling design for landings of Scottish shellfish. ICES CM F: 05.

Tweddle, J., A. Byg, I.M. Davies, M. Gubbins, K. Irvine, A. Kafas, J. Kenter, A. MacDonald, R. O'Hara Murray, T. Potts, A-M. Slater, K. Wright, and B. E. Scott. 2015. Bringing the ecosystem services concept into marine management decisions. ICES CM O:15.

Walsham, P., E. Bresnan, P. Leon Diaz, and L. Webster. 2015. Seasonal cycles and interannual variability in total alkalinity, dissolved inorganic carbon and coccolithophore diversity at a Scottish inshore monitoring site. ICES CM H: 06.

Contributions to Meetings and Other Publications

Armstrong, J.A., D. Morris, C. Collins, and R.S. Raynard. 2016. A New Scottish Government Project Examining Sea Lice - Wild Salmon Interations. Fish Farmer 39 (2):30 - 31.

Baretta-Bekker, H., A. Sell, F. Marco-Rius, J. Wischnewski, P. Walsham, L. Webster, M. Mohlin, K. Wesslander, H. Ruiter, F. Gohin, and L. Enserink, eds. 2015. Towards a joint monitoring programme for the North Sea and Celtic Sea: Case study - chlorophyll: Document produced as part of the EU project: ‘Towards joint Monitoring for the North Sea and Celtic Sea’ (Ref: ENV/PP 2012/SEA).

Berx, B., M. Inall, and J. Huthnance. 2016. Exchange between the Slope Current and the West Shetland Shelf. Paper read at Ocean Sciences Meeting, 21-26 February 2016, at New Orleans, USA.

Bogdanova, M., A. Butler, C. Gunn, A. Kafas, C. Rei, P. Low, and F. Daunt. 2015. Foraging behaviour of large gulls and implications for offshore wind site selection.  Work Package 2: Analysis of gull foraging behaviour and implications for offshore wind farm site selection, Report to Innovate UK. 45pp

Boulcott, P. 2015. Ecosystem approach in Scottish marine policy. Flourishing Communities: Productive Seas - Workshop 2, Aberdeen, 10 December 2015.

Bresnan, E. 2015. The 2015 meeting of the IOC-ICES Working Group on Harmful Algal Bloom Dynamics (WGHABD). Harmful Algae News 51.

Bresnan, E.  2015. The use of transmission electron microscopy to identify diatom cells. Invited presentation, Imaging Marine Microorganisms Workshop, NUIG, Galway, Ireland, 14 September 2015.

Bresnan, E. 2015. Harmful Algal Blooms in Scottish Waters. Invited presentation: Environmental Research Group Meeting, University of St. Andrews, UK, 10 December 2015.

Bresnan, E. 2016. Plankton and policy: protecting human health and 'assessment of state'. Invited lecture: Nippon Foundation - POGO centre of excellence in observational oceanography session 2016, Alfred Wegner Institute, Helgoland, Germany, 22 March 2016.

Bresnan, E. 2016. The Marine Scotland Science Stonehaven time-series: lessons working at the science/policy interface. Invited lecture: Nippon Foundation - POGO centre of excellence in observational oceanography session 2016, Alfred Wegner Institute, Helgoland, Germany, 23 March 2016.

Bresnan, E. 2016. ICES-IOC Working Group on Harmful Algal Bloom Dynamics (ICES- IOC WGHABD): priorities, aims and workplan until 2018. Invited presentation: GlobalHAB Scientific Steering Group meeting, Oban, 8 March 2016.

Bresnan, E., L. Brown, and C. Collins. 2015. Diversity and seasonality of the microbial community at the Stonehaven coastal ecosystem monitoring site in the north east of Scotland. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Bresnan, E., K. Davidson, R. Gowen, S. Milligan, C. Belin, and H. Enevoldsen. 2015. The use of the IOC-ICES-PICES Harmful Algal Event Database (HAE-DAT) to detect spatial and temporal trends in harmful algal bloom events in UK waters. ICES Annual Science Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 21 - 25 September 2015.

Bresnan, E., K. Davidson, R. Gowen, S. Milligan, C. Belin, and H. Enevoldsen. 2015. The use of the IOC-ICES-PICES Harmful Algal Event Database (HAE-DAT) to detect spatial and temporal trends in harmful algal bloom events in UK waters. IOC-ICES-PICES Symposium on HABs and climate change. Gothenburg, Sweden, 19-22 May 2015.

Bresnan, E., P. Diaz, P. Walsham, L. Webster, and S. Hartman. 2015. Seasonality of carbonate chemistry and coccolithophores at the Stonehaven monitoring site in the north east of Scotland. Bequalm International Phytoplankton Workshop, Copenhagen, 8-12 November 2015.

Bruno, D.W. 2016. Exophiala salmonis. ICES Identification Leaflets for Diseases and Parasites of Fish and Shellfish No. 42:5pp.

Chimienti, M., E. Owen, M. Bolton, I.M. Davies, J.M.J. Travis, and B.E. Scott. 2015. Characterise seabird foraging behaviour to understand interactions with renewable energy devices. BOU2015, Birds in Time and Space: Avian Tracking and Remote Sensing, University of Leicester, UK, 31 March - 2 April 2015.

Chimienti, M., E. Owen, M. Bolton, I.M. Davies, J.M.J. Travis, and B.E. Scott. 2015. Going deep: 3D foraging strategies of diving seabirds. 2nd World Seabird Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 26-30 October 2015.

Cook, K., E. Bresnan, J. Fraser, S. Fraser, S. Robinson, L. Brown, and P. Diaz. 2016. Status of pelagic habitats in Scottish coastal waters: an application of the UK plankton index. Paper read at ICES/PICES 6th Zooplankton Production Symposium, 9-13 May 2016, at Bergen, Norway.

Crawford, C.B., M. Russell, and B. Quinn. 2015. Chemical adsorptionof hydrophobic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the marine environment onto microplastic polymers and subsequent desorption in a simulated fish gut. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Cunningham, S., B. Berx, and C. Johnson. 2016. The Subpolar AMOC: Dynamic Response of the Horizontal and Overturning Circulations due to Ocean Heat Content Changes between 1990 and 2014. Poster PO43A-05, 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 21-26 Febraury 2016.

Dees, P., J-P Lacaze, B. E. Scott, and J.F. Tweddle. 2015. Sporadic Pseudo-nitzschia spp. blooms and domoic acid production in a Scottish sea loch. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Fanjul, A., F. Villate, I. Uriarte, A. Iriarte, A. Atkinson, and K.  Cook. 2015. Comparison of seasonal and inter-annual patterns of variability of coastal zooplankton along a latitudinal gradient in the Northeast Atlantic Shelves Province. Poster presented at 55th Conference of Estuarine Coastal Sciences Association, 6-9 September 2015, London, UK.

Fishing Liaison with Offshore Wind and Wet Renewables Group (FLOWW). 2015. FLOWW Best Practice Guidance for Offshore Renewables Developments: Recommendations for Fisheries Disruption Settlements and Community Funds. London: The Crown Estate. 13pp

French, G., M. Fisher, M. Mackiewicz, and C.L. Needle. 2015. Convolutional Neural Networks for Counting Fish in Fisheries Surveillance Video. 26th British Machine Vision Conference, Swansea, UK, 7-10 September 2015.

Gallego, A., and R. O'Hara Murray. 2015. An unstructured-grid hydrodynamic model of Scottish shelf waters available to the science community. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Gallego, A., and R. O'Hara Murray. 2015. The role of a state-of-the-art hydrodynamic model in applying the precautionary principle in Scottish waters: the new unstructured grid “Scottish Shelf Model”. The Oil & Gas UK Annual Environment Seminar, Aberdeen, UK, 25 November 2015.

Gallego, A., and R. O'Hara Murray. 2016. An FVCOM unstructured-grid hydrodynamic model of Scottish shelf waters -the Scottish Shelf Model. MASTS Numerical Hydrodynamic Modelling Workshop, Edinburgh, UK, 11 March 2016.

Garvetto, A., E. Bresnan, and C. Gachon. 2016. Characterising novel oomycete and protist pathogens in the context of harmful algal blooms. European Molecular Biology Laboratory  (EMBL) Symposium, Heidelberg, Germany, 26 - 29 January, 2016.

Hermann, G. 2015. Microarray Assessment for the Detection and Quantification of Toxin-Producing Phytoplankton Species in Scottish Coastal Waters. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Jones, E., Maguire, S. and Chikwama, C. 2016. Understanding the Social-Economic Dimensions of the Scottish Fishing Fleet. Conference on Economic Advice in Fisheries Management: a trilogue between science, administration and stakeholders, Malta, 4-5 February 2016.

Kraberg, A., E. Bresnan, and T. Johansen. 2015. Theme session about phytoplankton trends to be held at the ICES ASC 2016. Harmful Algal News (52).

Lacaze, J-P, and G. Hermann. 2015. Investigation into the contamination of king scallops (Pecten maximus) from Scottish waters by amnesic shellfish toxins. Fifth Joint Symposium and AOAC Task Force Meeting - Marine and Freshwater toxins analysis, held at Baiona, Spain, 15-17 June 2015.

Lawrence, J.M., E. Armstrong, J. Gordon, S.M. Lusseau, and P.G. Fernandes. 2016. Passive and active, predator and prey: using acoustics to study interactions between cetaceans and forage fish. ICES Symposium on Marine Ecosystem Acoustics (Some Acoustics) – observing the ocean interior in support of integrated management, Nantes, France 25 - 28 May 2015.

León Diaz, P., E. Bresnan, K. Cook, P. Walsham, M. Helfrich, and K. Mackenzie. 2015. Can pelagic gastropods be used to assess the impacts of ocean acidification in the North Sea? MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

León Diaz, P., E. Bresnan, K. Cook, P. Walsham, M. Helfrich, and K. Mackenzie. 2015. Can pelagic gastropods be used to assess the impacts of ocean acidification in the North Sea? "Response of pteropods to ocean acidification and climate change” International Pteropod Workshop, Cambridge,1- 3 June 2015.

Madgett, A.S., L. Webster, C. McKenzie, C.F. Moffat, and K. Yates. 2015. Bioaccumulation of Persistent Organic Pollutants and Trace Metals in Scottish Marine Food Webs and their Relationship with Trophic Level and Fatty Acid Signatures. Eighth Scottish Symposium on Environmental Analytical Chemistry, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK, 9 December 2015.

Marine Scotland. 2015. Inshore MPA/SAC management: Socio-economic and non-monetary assessment 2015. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 26pp.

Marine Scotland. 2015. Provisional sea fisheries statistics 2014. Edinburgh: Scottish Government [Data publication].

Marine Scotland. 2016. Scotland’s marine economy, including Technical Advisory Note. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 5pp.

Marine Scotland. 2015. Scottish sea fisheries statistics 2014. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. 103pp

McCarthy, U. 2015. Determining the prevalence of shellfish vibrio pathogens by screening for virulence genes in bacterial isolates. Project report for MASTS website. http://www.masts.ac.uk/media/162462/sasg0_masts_report_2015_um_v3.pdf

McCarthy, U. 2015. Experimental evaluation of hydrogen peroxide as a treatment for AGD. 3rd Gill Health Initiative Meeting, Galway, Ireland, 16 - 17 April 2015.

McCarthy, U., M. Hall, M. Schrittwieser, M-Y Ho, L. Feehan, P. White, and J. Simons. 2015. Assessment of the viability of Neoparamoeba perurans following exposure to hydrogen peroxide, Report submitted to Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum: Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum. 62pp

McCoy, G.R., L. Brown, P. Leon Diaz, and E. Bresnan. 2015. A first description of seasonality of the nano and pico-plankton communities in the north-east of Scotland. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

McIntosh, K., and M. Russell. 2015. A study of low density polyethylene (LDPE) as a vector for the introduction of PAH compounds into the marine food web by exposure of Mytilus edulis to dosed micro-plastics. ISPAC 215: International Symposium on Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, Bordeaux, France, 13-17 September 2015.

Moffat, C.F. 2015. EMBRC –  A Component of the UK Infrastructure  to Deliver the Required Marine Science Evidence Base. Workshop on The European Marine Biological Resource Centre, MASTS 5th Annual Science Meeting: Influencing Our Marine Future, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Moffat, C.F. 2015. Marine Science Carefully Crafted: the UK Marine Science Coordination Committee leading to a strong evidence base. Managing the precautionary principle through provision of solid evidence, Oil and Gas UK Environmental Seminar, Aberdeen, UK, 25 November 2015.

Moffat, C.F., and J. Foden. 2015. OSPAR Intermediate Assessment 2017 (IA2017). European Environment Agency-Regional Sea Conventions Meeting to discuss the relationship between Regional and European Assessments, European Environment Agency, Copenhagen, Denmark, 15 - 16 April 2015.

Moffat, C.F., and J. Foden. 2015. OSPAR Intermediate Assessment 2017 (IA2017): Update 2015. OSPAR Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic, Meeting of the Coordination Group (CoG), London, UK, 6 - 7 May 2015.

Moffat, C.F., and J. Foden. 2015. Where we have reached: IA2017 in 2015. OSPAR Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic, Meeting of the OSPAR Commission, Ostend, Belgium, 22 - 26 June 2015.

Moffat, C.F., P. Wright, S. Gibson, and M. Gubbins. 2015. Science alignment with respect to marine protected areas. UK Marine Science Coordination Committee, University of Strathclyde, UK, 30 September 2015.

Munro, E.S., and N.L. Purvis. 2015. The Scottish aquaculture industry - surveillance and disease control measures applied by Marine Scotland Science. Annual Meeting of the European Union National Reference Laboratories for Fish Diseases, Copenhagen, Denmark, 27-28 May 2015.

Munro, E.S., H.E.B. Stagg, R. Merino, and N. Steiropoulos. 2016. Validation and accreditation of a rapid, portable QPCR unit. Invited talk at Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre, Workshop on Rapid Diagnostics, Edinburgh, 20 January 2016.

Munro, L.A., and I. S. Wallace. 2015. Scottish fish farm annual production survey 2014. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. 47pp

Munro, L.A., and I. S. Wallace. 2015. Scottish shellfish farm production survey 2014. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. 20pp

Murray, A. G, and M Hall. 2015. Using Industry Earnings Data to Simplify the Economic Modelling of Diseases Affecting Salmon Aquaculture. International Society of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics Conference: ISVEE 14, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, 3-7 November 2015.

Murray, A.G., M. Hall, and D.W. Bruno. 2015. A simplified approach to assessing economics of alternative Pancreas Disease (PD) control policies. PD Tri-Nation meeting, Dublin, Ireland, 3-4 June 2015.

Murray, A. G, M. Hall, and I.S Wallace. 2015. Cleaner Fish that Controlled Sea Lice Exposed Salmon to Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Virus, A New Route for Disease Emergence? International Society of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics Conference: ISVEE 14, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, 3-7 November 2015.

Needle, C.L. 2015. Reconsideration of European Relative Stability Quota Shares and Implications for the Landings Obligation. Final report for Fisheries Innovation Scotland project FIS05:26pp. http://www.fiscot.org/

Noguera, P., and D. Bruno. 2015. Case report: Unusual proliferative gill lesion from rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. Histopathology Workshop, 17th International Conference of the European Association of Fish Pathologists, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 6-12 September 2015.

Noguera, P., S. Poynton, R. Hopewell, and C. Collins. 2015. Assessment of the intraepithelial structures in the pyloric caeca and intestine of farmed fingerling and juvenile rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) infected with Spironucleus salmonis. 17th International Conference of the European Association of Fish pathologists, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 6-12 September 2015.

Noguera, P., C. Ubeda, D. Bruno, and L. Semenas. 2015. The Fish Necropsy Manual. http://necropsymanual.net/en/

O'Hara Murray, R. 2015. Data acquisition and processing for TeraWatt. In TeraWatt Position Papers: A "Toolbox" of Methods to Better Understand and Assess the Effects of Tidal and Wave Energy Arrays on the Marine Environment, edited by R. Murray, R. Maclver, N. Reddy, V. Venugopal, S. Baston, S. Waldman, J. Side, I. Fairley, H. Karunarathna, A. Sabatino, R. Clement, M. Heath, D. McKee and N. Serpetti: MASTS. p9-29

O'Hara Murray, R. 2015. Tidal stream and wave energy array scenarios for the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Strategic Area. In TeraWatt Position Papers: A "Toolbox" of Methods to Better Understand and Assess the Effects of Tidal and Wave Energy Arrays on the Marine Environment, edited by R. Murray, R. Maclver, N. Reddy, V. Venugopal, S. Baston, S. Waldman, J. Side, I. Fairley, H. Karunarathna, A. Sabatino, R. Clement, M. Heath, D. McKee and N. Serpetti: MASTS. p31-48

O'Hara Murray, R., and A. Gallego. 2016. Maximizing the tidal stream energy potential of the Pentland Firth using a 3D hydrodynamic tidal model. MASTS Numerical Hydrodynamic Modelling Workshop, Edinburgh, UK, 11 March 2016.

O'Hara Murray, R., D. Price, and A. Gallego. 2015. A look to the future: maximising the sustainable tidal stream energy potential of the Pentland Firth. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Pert, C.C., Z. Allcock, M. Scrittwieser, U. McCarthy, and C. Collins. 2015. Assessment of the Viability of the Different Life Stages of Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer, 1837), Following Exposure to Hydrogen Peroxide, Submitted to Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum,  February 2015: Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum (SARF). 41pp

Rabe, B., J. Hindson, and S.L. Hughes. 2015. Freshwater around Scotland's coast - temporal and spatial variability and a sea loch case study. Open Science Conference on Salinity and Freshwater Changes in the Ocean, Hamburg, Germany, 12-15 October 2015.

Rabe, B., J. Hindson, and N.K.G. Salama. 2015. Implications on farm siting in a dynamically wide sea loch (e-poster). MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Rabe, B., and N. K. G. Salama. 2015. Bio-physical modelling on Scotland's west coast. Challenger Society Modelling Meeting, Cambridge, UK, 21-22 September 2015.

Rindorf, A., M. Cardinale, S. Shephard, J.A.A. De Oliveira, E. Jorleifsson, A. Kempf, A. Luzenczyk, C. Millar, D. Miller, C. Needle, J. Simmonds, W. Vanhee, and M. Vinther. 2015. Are ‘pretty good yield’ ranges precautionary? ICES MYFISH Symposium, Targets and limits for long term fisheries management, Athens, Greece, 27-30 October 2015.

Salama, N.K.G. 2016. Salmon lice dispersal in the marine environment. Fish Farmer 39 (2).

Salama, N.K.G., and A. G Murray. 2015. Constructing vital transmission networks between marine fish farms using simlified hydrodynamic principles. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Sustainable Aquaculture Workshop, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Salama, N.K.G., B. Rabe, C.C. Pert, A. G Murray, A. Gallego, J. Fraser, I.S. Wallace, J. Dunn, J. Hindson, A. Harte, and C. Collins. 2015. Determining sea lice distributions in the marine environment. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Sustainable Aquaculture Workshop, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Schaber, M., E. Armstrong, P. Copland, B. Couperus, S.M.M. Fässler, C. Kvamme, S.M. Lusseau, N. Rohlf, B. Scoulding, K.J. Staehr, and E. Torstensen. 2015. Small pelagics in the North Sea? Long-term spatial distribution patterns of two ecosystem key-players. ICES Symposium on Marine Ecosystem Acoustics (Some Acoustics) – observing the ocean interior in support of integrated management, Nantes, France 25 - 28 May 2015.

Stagg, H., J. Black, E. Munro, and U. McCarthy. 2015. Vibrio splendidus and Vibrio aestuarianus associated with mortality events in shellfish in Scotland. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Sustainable Aquaculture Workshop, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Stagg, H., J. Black, E. Munro, and U. McCarthy. 2015. Vibrio splendidus and Vibrio aestuarianus associated with mortality events in shellfish in Scotland. 17th EAFP International Conference on Diseases of fish and Shellfish, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 7-10 September 2015.

Stagg, H., J. Black, E. Munro, and U. McCarthy. 2016. Vibrio splendidus and Vibrio aestuarianus associated with mortality events in shellfish in Scotland. 2016 Annual Meeting of NRLs for Mollusc Diseases, Nantes, France, 22 – 23 March 2016.

Tweddle, J., A. Byg, I.M. Davies, M. Gubbins, K. Irvine, A. Kafas, J. Kenter, A. MacDonald, R. O'Hara Murray, T. Potts, A-M. Slater, K. Wright, and B. E. Scott. 2015. Bringing the ecosystem services concept into marine management decisions. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Tweddle, J., A. Byg, I.M. Davies, M. Gubbins, K. Irvine, A. Kafas, J. Kenter, A. MacDonald, R. O'Hara Murray, T. Potts, A-M. Slater, K. Wright, and B. E. Scott. 2016. Bringing the ecosystem services concept into marine management decisions, supporting ecosystems-based management. Ocean Sciences 2016, New Orleans, USA, 21-26 February 2016.

Tweddle, J.F., R. O'Hara Murray, M. Gubbins, and B. E. Scott. 2016. Do offshore wind farms influence marine primary production? Ocean Sciences 2016, New Orleans, USA, 21-26 February 2016.

Villate, F., A.  Iriarte, I. Uriarte, A. Fanjul, A. Atkinson, and K. Cook. 2015. Comparison of mesozooplankton-environment relationships during a fifteen years period at four coastal sites in the North Atlantic Shelves Province. Poster presented at 55th Conference of Estuarine Coastal Sciences Association, 6-9 September 2015, London, UK.

Wade, H.M., E.A. Masden, A.C. Jackson, and R.W. Furness. 2015. Reducing undertainty over the effects of tidal-stream renewable energy developments through targeted monitroing: opportunities in seabird monitoring. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Wade, H.M., E.A. Masden, A.C. Jackson, C.B. Thaxter, N.H.K. Burton, W Bouten, and R.W. Furness. 2015. Individual variation and consistency according to breeding status in great skuas:implications for impacts of human activities. 2nd World Seabird Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 26-30 October 2015.

Waggitt, J.J, P.S.  Bell, J.  Bowcott, P.W.  Cazenave, I.M.  Davies, P.  Miller, R. Torres, B.J. Williamson, and B.E.  Scott. 2015. The importance of tidal stream energy among coastally foraging seabirds highlights indirect effects of tidal stream turbine arrays. 2nd World Seabird Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 26-30 October 2015.

Waggitt, J.J, A.M.C. Robbins, H.M. Wade, E.A. Masden, B.W. Furness, A.C. Jackson, Z. Mackay, and B.E.  Scott. 2015. Comparative studies reveal inconsistencies in seabirds’ use of tidal pass habitats at a regional scale. 2nd World Seabird Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 26-30 October 2015.

Walicka, K., B. Berx, S. Cunningham, and S. Gary. 2016. Annual and interannual variation of the Atlantic inflow in the Faroe-Shetland Channel from 1993 to 2014. Poster PO54B-3235, 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, USA, 21-26 February.

Walsham, P., L. Webster, M. Mohlin, K. Wesslander, H. Baretta-Bekker, and H. Ruiter. 2015. Annex II - Differences in methodologies for chlorophyll analysis and implications for data reporting and assessments under the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. In Towards a joint monitoring programme for the North Sea and Celtic Sea: case study - chlorophyll, edited by H. Baretta-Bekker, A. Sell, F. Marco-Rius, J. Wischnewski, P. Walsham, L. Webster, M. Mohlin, K. Wesslander, H. Ruiter, F. Gohin and L. Enserink: Document produced as part of the EU project: ‘Towards joint Monitoring for the North Sea and Celtic Sea’ (Ref: ENV/PP 2012/SEA). p43-61

Wells, S., K. Cook, E. Bresnan, A. Douglas, and D.  Mayor. 2016. Environmental drivers of zooplankton community at Loch Ewe, Scotland. Paper read at ICES/PICES 6th Zooplankton Production Symposium, 9-13 May 2016, at Bergen Norway.

Williamson, L.D., K.L. Brookes, B. E. Scott, and P.M. Thompson. 2015. Diurnal variation in harbour porpoise detection in different habitats. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Williamson, L.D., K.L. Brookes, B.E. Scott, and P.M. Thompson. 2015. Methods of assessing spatio-temporal variation in harbour porpoise distribution and activity. Spatial Ecology and Conservation Conference 3, University of Bristol, UK, 13-15 July 2015.

Winterton, C., W. Austin, E. Bresnan, and K. Davidson. 2015. A 100-year record of changing toxic algae in Scottish coastal waters relating to climate change. IOC-ICES-PICES Symposium on HABs and climate change. Gothenburg, Sweden, 19-22 May 2015.

Winterton, C., W. Austin, E. Bresnan, and K. Davidson. 2015. A 100-year record of changing toxic algae in Scottish coastal waters relating to climate change. MASTS Annual Science Meeting, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow, 30 September - 2 October 2015.

Winterton, C., W. Austin, E. Bresnan, and K. Davidson. 2016. A 100-year record of changing toxic algae in Scottish coastal waters relating to climate change. Set for Britain Science Communication competition, abstract submission and evaluation, January 2016.

 

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Braun, D., D. McCubbing, D. Ramos-Espinoza, M. Chung, L. Burroughs, N. Burnett, J. Thorley, J. Ladell, C. Melville, B. Chillibeck, and M. Lefevre. 2016. Technical, Logistical, and Economic Considerations for the Development and Implementation of a Scottish Salmon Counter Network. Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 7 (2):262pp.

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Harding, H., R Bruintjes, A.N. Radford, and S.N. Simpson. 2016. Measurement of hearing in the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science 7(11): 47pp.

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