Coral Reef Ecology Laboratory - Professor Mark Ian McCormick









Mark McCormack Reef Fish Ecology

Publications 2000 to 2005

Larson JK, McCormick MI (2005) The role of chemical alarm signals in facilitating learned recognition of novel chemical cues in a coral reef fish. Animal Behaviour 69:51-57  click for PDF

Green BS, McCormick MI (2005) Maternal and paternal influences determine size, growth and performance in a tropical reef fish larvae. Marine Ecology Progress Series 289:263-272  click for PDF

Green BS, McCormick MI (2005) O2 replenishment to fish nests: males adjust brood care to ambient conditions and brood development. Behavioural Ecology 16:389-397  click for PDF

Berumen ML, Pratchett MS, McCormick MI (2005) Within-reef variation in the diet and condition of coral-feeding butterflyfish (Pisces: Chaetodontidae). Marine Ecology Progress Series 287:217-227  click for PDF

Bergenius MAJ, McCormick MI, Meekan MG, Robertson DR (2005) Environmental influences on larval duration, growth and magnitude of settlement of a coral reef fish. Marine Biology 147:291-300  click for PDF

Walker S, McCormick MI (2004) Otolith-check formation and accelerated growth associated with sex change in an annual protogynous tropical fish. Marine Ecology Progress Series 266:201-212  click for PDF


Sampey A, Meekan MG, Carleton JH, McKinnon AD, McCormick MI (2004) Temporal patterns in distributions of tropical fish larvae on the North West Shelf of Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 55:473-487 
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Pratchett MS, Wilson SK, Berumen ML, McCormick MI (2004) Sub-lethal effects of coral bleaching on an obligate coral feeding butterflyfish. Coral Reefs 23:352-356 click for PDF


McCormick MI, Smith SA (2004) Efficacy of passive integrated transponder tags to determine spawning site visitations by a tropical fish. Coral Reefs 23:570-577 
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McCormick MI, Hoey AS (2004) Larval growth history determines juvenile growth and survival in a tropical marine fish. Oikos 106:225-242 
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Jones GP, McCormick MI, Srinivasan M, Eagle JV (2004) Coral decline threatens fish biodiversity in marine reserves. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 101:8251-8253 
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Hoey A, McCormick MI (2004) Selective predation for low body condition at the larval-juvenile transition of a coral reef fish. Oecologia 139:23-29 
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McCormick MI (2003) Consumption of coral propagules after mass spawning enhances larval quality of a damselfish through maternal effects. Oecologia 136:37-45 
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McCormick MI, Francis M (2003) Red moki and other benthic foragers. In: Andrew N, Francis M (eds.) The living reef. The ecology of New Zealand’s rocky reefs. Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, NZ (pp 168-173)


McCormick MI, Makey L, Dufour V (2002) Comparative study of metamorphosis in tropical reef fishes. Marine Biology 141:841-853 
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McCormick MI, Nechaev IV (2002) Influence of cortisol on developmental rhythms during embryogenesis in a tropical damselfish. Journal of Experimental Zoology 293:456-466 
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Lukoschek V, McCormick MI (2002) A review of multi-species foraging associations in fishes and their ecological significance. Proceedings of the Ninth International Coral Reef Symposium 1: 467-474. 
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Leis JM, McCormick MI (2002) The biology, behavior, and ecology of the pelagic, larval stage of coral reef fishes. In: Sale PF (ed.) Coral Reef Fishes - dynamics and diversity in a complex ecosystem. Academic Press, London (pp 171-199) 
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Jones GP, McCormick MI (2002) Numerical and energetic processes in the ecology of coral reef fishes. In: Sale PF (ed.) Coral reef fishes- dynamics and diversity in a complex ecosystem. Academic Press, London (pp 221-238) 
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Green BS, Riley S, McCormick MI (2002) A cost-effective method of preparing larval otoliths using enzyme digestion and staining. Journal of Fish Biology 61:1600-1605 
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Bergenius MAJ, Meekan MG, Robertson DR, McCormick MI (2002) Larval growth predicts the recruitment success of a coral reef fish. Oecologia 131:521-525 
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McCormick MI (2001) Maternal stress hormones influence larval quality in a tropical fish. Advances in Ethology (Supplement to Ethology) 36:54


Lukoschek V, McCormick MI (2001) Ontogeny of diet changes in a tropical benthic carnivorous fish, Parupeneus barberinus (Mullidae): relationship between foraging behaviour, habitat use, jaw size, and prey selection. Marine Biology 138:1099-1114 
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Gust N, Choat JH, McCormick MI (2001) Spatial variability in reef fish distribution, abundance, size and biomass: a multi-scale analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series 214:237-251 
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Green BS, McCormick MI (2001) Ontogeny of the digestive and feeding systems in the anemonefish Amphiprion melanopus. Environmental Biology of Fishes 61:73-83  click PDF


Eagle JV, Jones GP, McCormick MI (2001) A multi-scale study of the relationships between habitat use and distribution and abundance patterns of three coral reef angelfishes (Pomacanthidae). Marine Ecology Progress Series 214:253-265 
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Bay LK, Jones GP, McCormick MI (2001) Habitat selection and aggression as determinants of spatial segregation among damselfish on a coral reef. Coral Reefs 20:289-300 
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Arvedlund M, McCormick MI, Ainsworth T (2000) Effects of photoperiod on growth of the larvae and juveniles of the anemonefish Amphiprion melanopus (Bleeker). NAGA, ICLARM 23:18-23  click PDF

 

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