Research Publications

Mangroves The effect of salinity on growth and weight loss of juvenile plaice (Pleuronectes platessa, L): An experimental test Decomposition of mangrove roots: Effects of location, nutrients, species identity and mix in a Kenyan forest Propagating uncertainty to estimates of above-ground biomass for Kenyan mangroves: A scaling procedure from tree to landscape level Below-ground root yield and distribution in natural and replanted mangrove forests at Gazi bay, Kenya Mapping of mangrove forest land cover change along the Kenya coastline using Landsat imagery Response of intertidal macrofauna to multiple disturbance types and intensities – An experimental approach Mangrove fish: a comparison of community structure between forested and cleared habitats Rapid Losses of Surface Elevation following Tree Girdling and Cutting in Tropical Mangroves Identifying knowledge gaps hampering application of intertidal habitats in coastal protection: Opportunities & steps to take Between a rock and a hard place: Environmental and engineering: 2 considerations when designing coastal defense structures Outwelling from arid mangrove systems is sustained by inwelling of seagrass productivity Biodiversity in intertidal rock pools: informing engineering criteria for artificial habitat enhancement in the built environment The importance of water retaining features for biodiversity on artificial intertidal coastal defense structure Species mixing boosts root yield in mangrove trees Effects of species richness, identity and environmental variables on growth in planted mangroves Patchiness in resource distribution mitigates habitat loss: insights from high-shore grazers Intra and inter-specific facilitation in mangroves may increase resilience to climate change threats The East African mangrove decapod crab Neosarmatium meinerti sweeps forests clean of leaf litter Geographic trends in mangrove crab abundance in East Africa Quantifying the density of mangrove crabs: Ocypodidae and Grapsidae Paradoxical selective feeding on a low-nutrient diet: why do mangrove crabs eat leaves? Comparative suitability of binocular observations, burrow counting and excavation of the mangrove fiddler crab Uca annulipes (H. Milne Edwards)