Coral Reefs

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Research Publications

Rowley SJ, Roberts TE, Coleman RR, Joseph E, Spalding HL, Dorricott MKI (2019) How MCEs vary geographically: Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. In Loya Y, Puglise K, Bridge T (Ed.), Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems. Coral Reefs of the World, vol 12. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-92735-0_17

Rowley SJ (2018) Environmental gradients structure gorgonian assemblages on coral reefs in SE Sulawesi, Indonesia. Coral Reefs. 37: 609-630. DOI:org/10.1007/s00338-018-1685-y 

Rowley SJ (2018) Acclimatory capacity of the Gorgonian Isis hippuris Linnaeus, 1758 to environmental change in SE Sulawesi, Indonesia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology & Ecology. 500: 73–88. DOI:org/10.1016/j.jembe.2017.12.012        

Ekins M, Willis B, Bridge T, Srinivasan M, Rowley SJ, Hooper J (2017) The coral-killing sponge Terpios hoshinota in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Nature 60: 174–175. DOI:10.1082/j.2204-1478.60.2017.2017-02

Wan X, Miller JM, Rowley SJ, Hou S, Donachie SP (2016) Draft genome sequence of a novel Luteimonas sp. strain from Coral Mucus, Hawai'i. Genome Announcement. 4(6):e01228-16. DOI:10.1128/genomeA.01228-16.

Rowley SJ (2014) Gorgonian responses to environmental change on coral reefs in SE Sulawesi, Indonesia. Doctoral thesis, Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 213. DOI:10.13140/RG.2.1.5126.7682 

Rowley SJ (2008) A critical evaluation of the symbiotic association between tropical tubicolour Polychaetes and their Hermatypic coral hosts, with a focus on Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766). Plymouth Student Scientist. 1(2): 335-353. Link

Rowley SJ (2008) Morphological diversity and abundance in the tube-dwelling polychaete Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766) in the Indo-Pacific: adaptations to its coral host? Bachelor's Thesis. University of Plymouth, UK, pp. 24. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3277.3609