Publications

Head, C.E.I., Bonsall, MB, Jenkins, T.L., Koldeway, H., Prachett, M.S., Taylor, M.L., Rogers, A.D. 2018. Exceptional biodiversity of the cryptofaunal decapods in the Chagos Archipelago, central Indian Ocean. Marine Pollution Bulletin.

Cowburn, B. … Taylor, M. L. and Rogers, A. D. 2018. The habitats and biodiversity of Watamu Marine National Park: Evaluating our knowledge of one of east Africa’s oldest marine protected areas. Atoll Research Bulletin, 618:1-45.

Brasier, M.J. … Taylor, M.L. et al. 2018. Benthic biodiversity in the South Orkney Islands Southern Shelf Marine Protected Area, Biodiversity.

Woodall, L.C.,… Taylor, M.L. … & Rogers, A.D. 2018. A multidisciplinary approach for generating globally consistent data on mesophotic, deep-pelagic, and bathyal biological communities. Oceanography, 31(3), https://doi.org/10.5670/

Victorero, L., Robert, K., Robinson, L.F., Taylor, M.L., and Huvenne, V.A.I. 2018. Species replacement dominates megabenthos beta diversity in a remote seamount setting. Scientific reports.

Head, C.E.I, Koldewey, H., Pavoine, P., Pratchett, M.S., Rogers, A.D., Taylor, M.L., and Bonsall, M.B. 2018. Trait and Phylogenetic Diversity Patterns Provide Insights into Community Assembly of Reef-associated Shrimp (Palaemonidae) at Different Spatial Scales across the Chagos Archipelago. Ecology and Evolution.

Taylor, M L. and Roterman, N. 2017. Invertebrate population genetics across Earth’s largest habitat: the deep-sea floor. Molecular Ecology

Taylor, M.L. and Rogers, A.D. 2017. Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia) of the SW Indian Ocean: new species, genus revisions and systematics. Zoological J. of the Linnean Society

Taylor, M.L., Gwinnett, C., Robinson, L.F. and Woodall, L.C. 2016. Plastic microfibre ingestion by deep-sea organisms, Scientific Reports, 6, 33997**Top 100 articles for Scientific Reports in 2016**

Serpetti N., Taylor, M.L, Brennan, D., Green, D.H., Rogers, A.D., Paterson, G.L.J and Narayanaswamy, B.E. 2016. Ecological adaptations and commensal evolution of the Polynoidae (Polychaeta) in the Southwest Indian Ocean Ridge: a phylogenetic approach. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.06.004.

Rogers, A.D., Kemp, K., Davies, A.J. and Taylor, M.L., 2016. The diseases of deep-water corals. In, Diseases of corals, First Edition. Eds. C.M. Woodley, C.A. Downs, A.W. Bruckner, J.W. Porter and S.B. Galloway, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Chap. 32, 416-441 pp.

Yesson, C., Bedford, F., Rogers, A.D. & Taylor, M.L. 2016. The global distribution of deep-water Antipatharia habitat. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

Taylor, M.L. Rogers, A.R. 2015. Evolutionary dynamics of a common sub-Antarctic octocoral family, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 84:185-204

Curnick, D.J., Head, C. Huang, D., Crabbe, M.J.C., Gollock, M., Hoeksema, B., Johnson, K.G., Jones, R. Koldewey, H.J., Obura, D., Rosen, B.R., Smith, D.J., Taylor, M.L., Turner, J.R., Wren, S. and Redding, D.W. 2015. Setting evolutionary-based conservation priorities for a phylogenetically data-poor taxonomic group (Scleractinia). Animal Conservation, doi:10.1111/acv.12185

Taylor. M.L., Yesson, C., Agnew, D.J., Mitchell, R.B. Rogers, A.D. 2013. Using fisheries by-catch data to predict octocoral habitat suitability around South Georgia. Journal of Biogeography, 40: 1688–1701.

Taylor, M.L., Cairns, S.D., Agnew, D.J. and Rogers, A.D. 2013. A revision of the genus Thouarella Gray, 1870 (Octocorallia: Primnoidae), including illustrated artificial key, species redescriptions and a new species description. Zootaxa. 3602 (1):1-105.

Yesson, C., Taylor, M.L., Tittensor, D.P., Davies, A.J., Guinotte, J., Baco-Taylor, A., Black, J., Hall-Spencer, J., Rogers, A.D. 2012. Global distribution and habitat preferences of deep-water octocorals. Journal of Biogeography. 39(7), 1278-1292.

Yesson, C., Clark, M.R., Taylor, M.L., Rogers, A.D. 2011. The global distribution of seamounts based on 30-second bathymetry data, Deep-Sea Research Part I. 58(4): 442-453.

Wabnitz, C.C.C., Taylor, M.L., Green. E., and Razak, T. 2003. From Ocean to Aquaria: The Global Trade in Live Marine Ornamentals. UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, UK.

Green, E. and Short, F. 2003. World Atlas of Seagrasses. Cartographer, C. Ravilious, Scientific editor, M. Taylor. University of California Press, USA. 304pp.

Spalding, M., Taylor, M., Ravilious, C. Short, F. and Green, E. 2003. Global overview: The Distribution and Status of Seagrasses. In, E. Green, and F, Short. World Atlas of Seagrasses. University of California Press, USA, pp.13-34,

Taylor, M., Ravilious, C. and Green, E.P. 2003. Mangroves of East Africa. UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge, UK. 24 pp.

 

Conference Proceedings

Brooks, S., Spencer, T., Teleki, K. and Taylor, M. 2002. International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS) European Meeting, 4th-7th September 2002, Cambridge U.K. Abstracts volume.

 

Expedition reports

Howell, K.L., Taylor, M.L., Crombie, K., Faithfull, S., Golding, N., Nimmo-Smith, W.A., Perrett, J., Piechaud, N., Ross, R.E., Stashchuk, N., Turner, D., Vlasenko, V., Foster, NL. 2016. DEEPLINKS: Influence of population connectivity on depth-dependent diversity of deep-sea marine benthic biota, RRS James Cook, Cruise No. JC136, 14th May – 23rd June. Plymouth University Marine Institute, Plymouth. 141pp

Meeuwig, J.J, Birkmanis, C.A., Bernasconi, M., Hehre, J., Taylor, M.L, Thompson, C., & Tickler, D. 2015. Expedition Report for the Pangaea Chagos Initiative, November-December 2015. Report to Teach Green and the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office. 17 pp

Rogers, A.D., and Taylor, M.L. 2012. Benthic biodiversity of seamounts in the southwest Indian Ocean Cruise report–R/V James Cook 066. Report for NERC. 235 pp

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