Publications

36. Rogers A.D.R., … Taylor, M.L. et al. 2021. Marine Genetic Resources in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Promoting Marine Scientific Research and Enabling Equitable Benefit Sharing. Frontiers in Marine Science, TBA.

35. O’Brien, D.A.O., Taylor, M.L., Masonjones, H.D., Boersh-Supan, P.H., O’Shea, O.R 2021. An experimental assessment of social tolerance and den ecology in a high-density octopus population. Marine Biology, 168(61).

34. Laffoley, D., J. M. Baxter, … Taylor, M. L. et al. 2021. Evolving the narrative for protecting a rapidly changing ocean, post COVID-19, Aquatic Conservation, 31: 1512– 1534.

33. Howell, K. L., A. Hilário, … Taylor, M.L. et al. 2021. A decade to study deep-sea life. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 5, 265–267.

32. Ingels, J. ….Taylor, M.L., et al. 2021. Antarctic Ecosystem Responses following Ice-Shelf Collapse and Iceberg Calving: Science Review and Future Research. WIRES Climate Change, 12:e682.

31. Stolarski, J. … Taylor., M.L et al. 2020. A modern scleractinian coral with a two-component calcite-aragonite skeleton, PNAS, 118(3) e2013316117; DOI:10.1073/pnas.2013316117.

30. Howell, K. L., A. Hilário, … Taylor, M.L. et al. 2020. A Blueprint for an Inclusive, Global Deep-Sea Ocean Decade Field Program. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7:584861. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.584861.

29. Hendry, K.R. … Taylor, M.L. and Yelland, M. 2020. Equity at sea: Gender and inclusivity in UK sea-going science, Challenge Ocean, 24(2), 19-30.

28. O’Brien, D.A.O., Taylor, M.L., Masonjones, H.D., Boersh-Supan, P.H., O’Shea, O.R. 2020. Drivers of octopus abundance and density in an anchialine lake: a 30-year comparison, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 528:151377.

27. Ellis, S.L., Taylor, M.L., Schiele, M. Letissier, T.B. 2020. Influence of Altitude on Tropical Marine Habitat Classification using Fixed-Wing UAV Imagery, Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 7: 50-63. https://doi.org/10.1002/rse2.160

26. Hendry, K.R., …Taylor, M.L., et al. 2019. The biogeochemical impact of glacial meltwater from Southwest Greenland. Progress in Oceanography176:102126.

25. Turner, J.A. … Taylor, M.L. et al. 2019. Key questions for research and conservation of tropical mesophotic coral ecosystems and temperate mesophotic ecosystems. In, Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems of the World, Springer, pp.989-1003.

24. Pratt, N., Chen, T., Wilson, D.J., van de Flierdt, T., Little, S., Taylor, M.L., Robinson, L. Rogers, A.D., Santodomingo, N. 2019. Temporal distribution and diversity of cold-water corals in the southwest Indian Ocean over the past 25,000 years. Deep Sea Research, 149:103049.

23. Cairns, S.D. and Taylor, M.L. 2019. An illustrated key to the species of the genus Narella (Cnidaria: Octocorallia: Primnoidae). Zookeys822:1-15.

22. 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, 135:636-647.

21. 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.

20. Brasier, M.J. … Taylor, M.L.  et al. 2018. Benthic biodiversity in the South Orkney Islands Southern Shelf Marine Protected Area, Biodiversity, (1-2):5-19.

19. 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/.

18. Victorero, L., Robert, K., Robinson, L.F., Taylor, M.L., and Huvenne, V.A.I. 2018Species replacement dominates megabenthos beta diversity in a remote seamount setting. Scientific Reports. 8:4152.

17. Head, C.E.I, Koldewey, H., Pavoine, P., Pratchett, M.S., Rogers, A.D., Taylor, M.L., and BonsallM.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.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3969.

16. Taylor, M L. and Roterman, N. 2017. Invertebrate population genetics across Earth’s largest habitat: the deep-sea floor. Molecular Ecology, 26(19):4872-4896.

15. 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, 181(1):70-97.

14. 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**

13. 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, 137:273-281.

12. 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.

11. 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, 145:79-86.

10. REF2020 Taylor, M.L. Rogers, A.R. 2015. Evolutionary dynamics of a common sub-Antarctic octocoral family, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 84:185-204.

9. 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, 18(4):303-312.

8. 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.

7. 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.

6. 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.

5. 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.

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

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

2. 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.

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

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