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Redmap Bibliography

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Here's a list of scientific papers that have already started using the Redmap data generated by...people like you!

Tassie fisherman "collecting data" on Tasmania's east coast (Photo: Jeremy Verdouw)

Papers citing Redmap data:

Lenanton RCJ, Dowling CE, Smith KA, Fairclough DV, Jackson G. (2017) Potential influence of a marine heatwave on range extensions of tropical fishes in the eastern Indian Ocean - Invaluable contributions from amateur observers. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 13: 19-31

Couturier LIE, Jaine FRA, Kashiwagi T. (2015) First photographic records of the giant manta ray Manta birostris off eastern Australia. PeerJ 3:e742

Grove, S. and Finn, J. (2014). Unusual strandings of greater argonaut Argonauta argo in southeast Tasmania, Autumn 2014. The Malacological Society of Australasia, No. 151.

Grove, S. (2014). Invasion of the Argonauts! The Tasmanian Naturalist 136: 67-73.

Johnson, C.R.,  Banks, S.C., Barrett, N.S., Cazassus, F., Dunstan, P.K., Edgar, G.J., Frusher, S.D., Gardner, C., Haddon, M., Helidoniotis, F., Hill, K.L., Holbrook, N.J., Hosie, G.W., Last, P.R., Ling, S.D., Melbourne-Thomas, J., Miller, K., Pecl, G.T., Richardson, A.J., Ridgway, K.R., Rintoul, S.R., Ritz, D.A., Ross, D.J., Sanderson, J.C., Shepherd, S.A., Slotwinski, A., Swadling, K.M., and Taw, N. (2011). Climate change cascades: shifts in oceanography, species' ranges and subtidal marine community dynamics in eastern Tasmania.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 400: 17–32.

Last, P.R., White, W.T., Gledhill, D.C., Hobday, A.J., Brown, R., Edgar, G.J., and Pecl, G (2011). Long-term shifts in abundance and distribution of a temperate fish fauna: a response to climate change and fishing practices. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 20: 58-72.

Madin, E.M.P, Ban, N.C., Doubleday, Z.A., Holmes, T.H., Pecl, G., and Smith, F. (2012). Socio-economic and management implications of range-shifting species in marine systems.Global Environmental Change, 22: 137-146.

Martin, V., Christidis L., and Pecl G. (2016).  Public Interest in Marine Citizen Science: Is there Potential for Growth? Bioscience.  doi: 10.1093/biosci/biw070. First published online: June 2, 2016.

Martin V, Christidis L, Lloyd DJ, Pecl GT (2016). Understanding drivers, barriers and information sources for public participation in marine citizen science. Journal of Science Communication (in press)

Martin V, Smith L, Bowling A, Christidis L, Lloyd D, Pecl GT (2016). Citizens as Scientists: What Influences Public Contributions to Marine Research? Science Communication. Vol. 38(4) 495–522.

Pecl, G. Barry, Y., Brown, R., Frusher, S., Gartner, E., Pender, A., Robinson, L., Walsh, P. and Stuart-Smith, J. (2014). Redmap: Ecological monitoring and community engagement through citizen science. The Tasmanian Naturalist, 136: 158-164.

Ramos J.E., Pecl G.T., Moltschaniwskyj N.A., Strugnell J.M., Leo´n R., et al. (2014). Body Size, Growth and Life Span: Implications for the Polewards Range Shift of Octopus tetricus in South-Eastern Australia. PLoS ONE 9(8): e103480. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0103480

Robinson, L.M., Gledhill, D.C., Moltschaniwskyj, N.A.,  Hobday, A.J., Frusher, S., Barrett, N., Stuart-Smith, J., Pecl, G.T. (2015). Rapid assessment of an ocean warming hotspot reveals “high” confidence in potential species’ range extensions, Global Environmental Change, 31: 28-37,

Stuart-Smith, J., Pecl, G, Pender, A, Tracey, S, Villanueva, C, Smith-Vaniz, W (2016). Southernmost records of two Seriola species in an Australian ocean-warming hotspot. Marine Biodiversity doi:10.1007/s12526-016-0580-4. 

Traynor, M. (2015). Communicating Scientific Uncertainty: A Lawyer’s Perspective. Environmental Law Review. Feb, 2015 (

van Putten, I. E., et al. (2016). Recreational fishing in a time of rapid ocean change. Marine Policy, 76: 169–177. (

Papers mentioning Redmap:

Booth, DJ, Bond, N & Macreadie, P. (2011).  Detecting range shifts among Australian fishes in response to climate change Marine and Freshwater Researc, 62: 1027–1042.               

Harasti, D. (2015). Range extension and first occurrence of the thorny seahorse Hippocampus histrix in New South Wales, Australia. Marine Biodiversity Records, Vol 8, e49. 

McDonald, K.S., Hobday, A.J., Fulton, E.A., Thompson, P.A. (2018). Interdisciplinary knowledge exchange across scales in a globally changing marine environment. Global Change Biology, 1-16.

Przeslawski, R., Falkner, I., Ashcroft, M.B., Hutchings, P. (2012). Using rigorous selection criteria to investigate marine range shifts. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 1-8.

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