Publications

Brooker, R.M., Dixson, D.L. 2017. Intertidal crustaceans use seaweed-derived chemical cues to mitigate predation risk. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 71: 47-54.

Lecchini, D., Dixson, D.L., Lecellier, G., Roux, N., Frédérich, B., Besson, M., Tanaka, Y., Banaings, B., Nakamura, Y. 2017. Habitat selection by marine larvae in changing chemical environments. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 114: 210-217.

Brooker, R.M., Hay, M.E., Dixson D.L. 2016. Chemically cued suppression of coral reef resilience: Where is the tipping point? Coral Reefs. 35: 1263-1270.

Parris, D.J., Brooker, R.M., Morgan, M.A., Dixson, D.L., Stewart F.J. 2016. Whole gut micro biome composition of damselfish and cadinalfish before and after reef settlement. Peer J 4: e2412.

Scott, A., Dixson, D.L. 2016. Reef fish can recognize bleached habitat during settlement: sea anemone bleaching alters anemonefish host selection. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 283: In Press

Roux, N., Duran, E., Lanyon, R.G., Frédérich, B., Berthe, C., Besson, M., Dixson, D.L., Lecchini, D. 2016. Brain lateralization involved in visual recognition of conspecifics in coral reef fish at recruitment. Animal Behaviour 117: 3-8

Brooker, R.M., Feeney, W.E., White, J.R., Manassa, R.P., Johansen J.L., Dixson D.L. 2016. Using insights from animal behavior and behavioral ecology to inform marine conservation initiatives. Animal Behaviour: 120: 211-221.

Brooker, R.M., Dixson D.L. 2016. Comparable cross-taxa risk perception via chemical cues in marine and freshwater crustaceans. Marine and Freshwater Research. In Press.

Brooker, R.M., Brandl, S.J., Dixson, D.L. 2016. Cryptic effects of habitat declines: coral-associated fishes avoid coral-seaweed interactions our to visual and chemical cues. Scientific Reports. 6: 18842. (doi: 10.1038/srep18842)   

Brooker, R.M., Dixson, D.L. 2016. Assessing the Role of Olfactory Cues in the Early Life History of Coral Reef Fish: Current Methods of Future Directions. In: Chemical Signals in Vertebrates (eds B.A. Schulte, T.E. Goodwin, M.H. Ferkin) Springer International Publishing, pp 13: 17-31. 

Dixson, D.L. Jennings, A.R. Atema, J. Munday PL. 2014. Odor tracking in sharks is reduced under future ocean acidification conditions. 2014. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12678

Dixson, D.L. Abrego, D., Hay, M.E. 2014. Chemically mediated behavior of recruiting corals and fishes: A tipping point that may limit reef recovery. Science. 345(6199):892-897 (doi: 10.1126/science.1255057) Abstract  Full Text  Reprint

Munday, P.L., Cheal A.J., Dixson D.L., Rummer, J.L., Fabricius K.E., 2014. Behavioral impairment in reef fishes caused by ocean acidification at CO2 seeps. Nature Climate Change. 4:487-492 (doi: 10.1038/nclimate2195)

Manassa, R.P. McCormick M.I., Dixson D.L., Ferrari M.C.O., Chivers D.P., 2014. Social learning of predators by coral reef fish: does observer number influence acquisition of information? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 1-8.

Dixson, D.L., Jones, G.P, Munday P.L., Planes S., Pratchett M., Thorrold S.R. 2013. Experimental evaluation of imprinting as a mechanism for habitat selection in coral reef fish. Oecologia. 174(1): 99-107.

Munday P.L, Pratchett M.S., Dixson D.L., Donelson J.M., Endo G.G.K., Reynolds A.D., Knuckey R. 2013. Elevated CO2 affects the performance of an ecologically and economically important coral reef fish. Marine Biology. 160:2137-2144 (doi: 10.1007/s00227-012-2111-6)

Chivers D.P., Dixson D.L., White J.R., McCormick M.I., Ferarri M.C.O. 2013. Degradation of chemical alarm cues and assessment of risk throughout the day. Ecol. Evol. 3:3925-3934. 

Veilleux H.D. van Herwerden L., Cole N.J., Don E.K., De Santis C., Dixson D.L., Wenger A.S., Munday, P.L. 2013. otx2 expression and implications for olfactory memory in the anemonefish Amphiprion percula. Biology Open. 2:907-915 (doi: 10.1242/bio.20135496) 

Manassa R.P., Dixson D.L., McCormick M.I., and Chivers D.P. 2013. Coral reef fish incorporate multiple sources of social and chemical information to mediate predation risk. Animal Behavior. 86:717-722 (doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.07.003)

+Dixson, D.L., Hay M.E. 2012. Corals chemically cue mutualistic fishes to remove competing seaweeds. Science. 338:804-807. 

Munday P.L., McCormick M.I., Meekan M., Dixson D.L., Watson S., Ferrari M.C.O., Chivers D.P. 2012. Selection for CO2 tolerance in marine fishes. Ocean Acidification. 1:1-5.

Dixson D.L., Pratchett M.S., Munday P.L. 2012. Reef fishes innately distinguish predators based on olfactory cues associated with recent prey items rather than individual species. Animal Behavior. 84:45-51 (doi:10.106/j.anbehav.2012.04.001)

Ferrari M.C.O, Manassa R.P., Dixson D.L., Munday P.L., McCormick M.I., Meekan M.G., Sih A., Chivers D.P. 2012. Effects of ocean acidification on learning in coral reef fishes. PLoS One 7:e11478. (doi:10.1371.journal.pone.0031478)

Ferrari M.C.O., McCormick M.I., Munday P.L., Meekan M.G., Dixson D.L., Lonnstedt O., Chivers D.P. 2012. Effects of ocean acidification on visual risk assessment in coral reef fishes. Functional Ecology. 26:553-558. (doi: 10.1111/j.1365.2435.2011.01951.x)

*Nilsson G.E., Dixson D.L., Domenici P., McCormick M.I., Sorensen C., Watson S., Munday P.L., 2011. Near future CO2 levels alter fish behavior by interference with neurotransmitter function. Nature Climate Change. 2:201-204. (doi: 10.1038/nclimate1352)

Dixson D.L. 2011. Risk assessment by larval fishes during settlement site selection. Coral Reefs. 31:255-261 (doi: 10.1007/s00338-011-0842-3)

Dixson D.L., Jones G.P., Munday P.L., Pratchett M.S., Srinivasan M., Planes S., Thorrold S.R. 2011. Terrestrial chemical cues help coral reef fish larvae locate settlement habitat surrounding islands. Ecology and Evolution. 1:586-595 (doi:10.1002/ece3.53)

Ferrari M.C.O., McCormick M.I., Munday P.L., Meekan M.G., Dixson D.L., Lonnstedt O., Chivers D.P. 2011. Putting prey and predator into the CO2 equation-qualitative and quantitative effects of ocean acidification on predator prey interactions. Ecology Letters. 14:1143-1148. (doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01683.x)

Simpson S., Munday P.L., Wittenrich M., Manassa R., Dixson D.L., Gagilano M., Yan H. 2011. Ocean Acidification erodes auditory behavior in a marine fish. Biology Letters. 7:917-920 (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2011.0293)

Dixson D.L., Munday P.L., Jones G.P. 2011. Ontogenetic development of olfactory cue use in coral reef fishes. Coral Reefs. 30:903-910. (doi:10.1007/s00338-011-0776-9)

Leis J.M., Siebeck U., Dixson D.L. 2011. How Nemo Finds Home: the Neuroecology of DiIspersal and of Population Connectivity in Larvae for Marine Fishes. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 51:826-843. (doi:10.1093/icb/ICR004).

Ferrari M.C.O., Dixson D.L., Munday P.L., McCormick M.I., Meekan M.G., Sih A., Chivers D.P. 2011. Integeneric variation in anti-predator responses of coral reef fishes to ocean acidification: implications of projecting climate change on marine communities. Global Change Biology. 17:2980-2986.

Munday P.L., Hernaman V., Dixson D.L., Thorrold S.R. 2011. Effect of ocean acidification on otolith development in larvae of a tropical marine fish. Biogeosciences. 8:2329-2356. (doi:10.5194/bgd-8-2329-2011)

Munday P.L., Gagliano M., Donelson J.M., Dixson D.L., Thorrold S.R. 2011. Ocean acidification does not affect the early life history development of a tropical marine fish. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 423:211-221.

Munday P.L., Dixson D.L., McCormick M.I., Meekan M., Ferrari M.C.O., Chivers D.P. 2010. Replenishment of fish populations is threatened by ocean acidification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 107:12930-12934.

Masonjones M.D., Rose E., McRae L.K., DIxson D.L. 2010. Potential anthropogenic effects of the population biology of syngnathid fishes of Tampa Bay: measuring the impacts of marine construction on fish demographics. Current Zoology. 56:118-133.

*+Dixson D.L., Munday P.L., Jones G.P. 2010. Innate ability of fish larvae to chemically detect predators is threatened by ocean acidification. Ecology Letters. 13:68-75.

Munday P.L., Donelson J.M., DIxson D.L., Endo G.G.K. 2009. Effects of ocean acidification on the early life history of a tropical marine fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 276:3275-3283.

*Munday P.L., Dixson D.L., Donelson J.M., Jones G.P., Pratchett M.S., Devitsina G.V., Doving K.B. 2009. Ocean acidification impairs olfactory discrimination and homing ability of marine fish. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 106:1848-1852.

Dixson D.L., Jones G.P. Munday P.L., Planes S., Pratchett M.S., Srinivasan M., Syms C., Thorrold S.R. 2008. Coral reef fish smell leaves to find island homes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: 275:2831-2839.

*ISI Highly Cited List for Ocean Acidification

+ Faculty of 1000 selected paper