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Dr. Geraint Tarling - Profile

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES (* corresponding author)
1. Pond D, Tarling GA (2013) Taking account of phase transitions in lipids of marine zooplankton: inconvenient but not irrelevant. J Plankt. Res.35(2):441-443
2. Wallace MI, Cottier FR, Brierley AS, Tarling GA* (2013) Modelling the influence of copepod behaviour on fecal pellet export at high latitudes. Polar Biol. 36:579-592
3. Tancell C, Phillips RA, Xavier JC, Tarling GA, Sutherland WJ (2013) Comparison of methods for determining key marine areas from tracking data. Mar. Biol. 160:15-26
4. Decelle J, Martin P, Paborstava K, Pond DW, Tarling GA, Mahé F, de Vargas C, Lampitt R, Not F (2013) Diversity, ecology and biogeochemistry of cyst-forming Acantharia (Radiolaria) in the oceans. PlosOne 8(1) e53598 pp 13.
5. Murphy EJ, Hofmann EE, Watkins JL, Johnston NM, Piñones A, Ballerini T, Hill, Trathan PN, Tarling GA et al. (2013) Comparison of the structure and function of Southern Ocean regional ecosystems: The Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia. J Mar. Sys. 109-110:22-42
6. Atkinson A, Nicol S, Kawaguchi S, Pakhomov E, Quetin L, Ross R, Hill S, Reiss C, Siegel V, Tarling G (2012) Fitting Euphausia superba into Southern Ocean food-web models: a review of data sources and their limitations. CCAMLR Science 19:219-245
7. Bednaršek N, Možina J, Vogt M, O’Brien CO, Tarling GA (2012) Global distribution of pteropods representing carbonate functional type biomass. Earth System Science Data 4:167-186
8. Bednaršek N, Tarling GA*, Bakker DCE, Fielding S, Jones EM, Venables HJ, Ward P, Kuzirian A, Lézé B, Murphy EH (2012) Extensive dissolution of live pteropods in the Southern Ocean. Nature Geoscience. 5:881-885
9. Seear PJ, Goodall-Copestake WP, Fleming AH, Rosato E, Tarling GA* (2012) Seasonal and spatial influences on gene expression in Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba Dana). Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 467:61-75
10. Ward P, Tarling GA, Coombs S, Enderlein P (2012) Comparing Bongo net and N70 mesozooplankton catches: using a reconstruction of an original net to quantify historical plankton catch data. Polar Biol. 35:1179-1186
11. Bednaršek N, Tarling GA, Bakker DCE, Fielding S, Cohen A, Kuzirian A, McCorkle D, Lézé B, Montagna R (2012) Description and quantification of pteropod shell dissolution: A sensitive bioindicator of ocean acidification. Global Change Biology 18: 2378–2388
12. Flores H, Atkinson A, Kawaguchi S, Krafft BA, Milinevsky G, Nicol S, Reiss C, Tarling GA et al. (2012). Impact of climate change on Antarctic krill. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 458: 1-19
13. Goodall-Copestake WP, Tarling GA, Murphy EJ (2012) On the comparison of intra-specific, location specific estimates of haplotype and nucleotide diversity: a case study using the gene cox1. Heredity 109: 50-56
14. Pond DW, Tarling GA, Schmidt K, Everson, I. (2012) Diet and growth rates of Meganyctiphanes norvegica in autumn. Mar. Biol. Res. 8: 615-623
15. Tarling GA, Ward P, Atkinson A, Collins MA, Murphy EJ (2012) Discovery 2010: Spatial and temporal variability in a dynamic polar ecosystem. Deep-Sea Research II 59-60: 1-13
16. Ward P, Atkinson A, Venables HJ, Tarling GA, Whitehouse M, Fielding S, Collins MA, Korb R, Black A, Stowasser G, Schmidt K, Thorpe S, Enderlein P. (2012) Food web structure and bioregions in the Scotia Sea: a seasonal synthesis. Deep-Sea Research II 59-60: 253-266
17. Pond DW, Tarling GA, Ward P, Mayor D (2012) Wax-ester composition influences diapause patterns in the copepod Calanoides acutus. Deep-Sea Research II 59-60:93-104
18. Ward P, Atkinson A, Tarling GA (2012) Mesozooplankton community structure and variability in the Scotia Sea: a seasonal comparison. Deep-Sea Research II 59-60:78-92
19. Bednarsek N, Tarling GA, Fielding S, Bakker DCE (2012) Population dynamics and biogeochemical significance of Limacina helicina ant. in the Scotia Sea (Southern Ocean). Deep-Sea Research II 59-60:105-116
20. Watts J and Tarling GA* (2012) Population dynamics and production of Themisto gaudichaudii at South Georgia, Antarctica. Deep-Sea Research II 59-60:117-129
21. Tarling GA, Stowasser G, Ward P, Poulton AJ, Zhou M, Venables HJ, McGill RAR, Murphy EJ (2012) Seasonal trophic structure of the Scotia Sea pelagic ecosystem considered through biomass spectra and stable isotope analysis. Deep-Sea Research II 59-60: 222-236
22. Schmidt K, Atkinson A, Steinberger S, Fielding S, Lindsay MCM, Pond DW, Tarling GA et al. (2011)Seabed foraging by Antarctic krill: implications for stock assessment, bentho-pelagic coupling and the vertical transfer of iron. Limnol. Oceanogr. 56(4):1411-1428
23. Pond DW & Tarling GA (2011) Phase transitions of wax esters adjust buoyancy in diapausing Calanoides acutus. Limnol. Oceanogr. 56(4):1310-1318
24. Seear PJ, Tarling GA, Burns G, Goodall-Copestake WP, Gaten E, Ozkaya O Rosato E (2010) Differential gene expression during the moult cycle of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba). BMC Genomics 11:582
25. Klevjer T, Tarling GA, Fielding S (2010) Swarming characteristics of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) relative to the proximity of land. Mar Ecol Prog Ser. 409:157-170
26. Goodall-Copestake WP, Clark MS, Murphy EJ, Sands CJ, Seear PJ, Tarling GA (2010) Swarms of diversity at the barcoding gene Cox1 in Antarctic krill. Heredity 104:513-518
27. Wallace MI, Cottier FR, Brierley AS, Berge J, Tarling GA, Griffiths C (2010) Impact of Arctic ice retreat on zooplankton foraging behaviours and vertical carbon flux. Limnol. Oceanogr. 55(2):831-845
28. Cresswell, KA, Tarling GA, Thorpe SE, Burrows MT, Wiedemann J, Mangel M (2009) Diel vertical migration of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) is flexible during advection across the Scotia Sea. J Plankt Res 31(10):1265-1281
29. Seear P, Tarling GA, Teschke M, Meyer B, Thorne MAS, Clark MS, Gaten E, Rosato E (2009) Effects of simulated light regimes on gene expression in Antarctic krill. JEMBE 381:57-64
30. Tarling GA, Klevjer T, Fielding S, Watkins JL, Atkinson A, Murphy EJ, Korb R, Whitehouse M, Leaper R (2009) Variability and predictability of Antarctic krill swarm structure. Deep Sea Research I:1994-2012
31. Tarling GA, Cuzin-Roudy J, Wootton K, Johnson ML (2009) Egg release behaviour in Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba). Polar Biol 32:1187-1194
32. Varpe Ø, Jørgensen C, Tarling GA, Fiksen Ø(2009) The adaptive value of energy storage and capital breeding in seasonal environments. OIKOS 118:363-370
33. Shreeve RS, Collins MA, Tarling GA, Main, CE, Ward P, Johnston NM (2009) Feeding ecology of myctophid fish in the northern Scotia Sea. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 386:221-236
34. Gaten E, Tarling G, Dowse H, Kyriacou C, Rosato E (2008) Is vertical migration in Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) influenced by an underlying circadian rhythm? J Genet 87:473–483
35. Johnson ML, Tarling GA (2008) Influence of individual state on swimming capacity and behaviour of Antarctic Krill (Euphausia Superba). Mar Ecol Prog Ser 366:99-110
36. Atkinson A et al, Tarling GA (2008) Oceanic circumpolar habitats of Antarctic krill. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 362:1-23
37. Collins MA, Xavier JC, Johnston NM, North AW, Enderlein P, Tarling GA, Waluda CM, Hawker, EJ, Cunningham NJ (2008) Patterns in the distribution of myctophid fish in the northern Scotia Sea ecosystem. Polar Biol 31:837-851
38. Tarling GA, Cuzin-Roudy J (2008) External parasite infestation depends on moult-frequency and age in Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) Polar Biol 31:121-130
39. Varpe Ø., Jørgensen C., Tarling, GA and Fiksen Ø., (2007). Early is better: seasonal egg fitness and timing of reproduction in a zooplankton life-history model. OIKOS 116(8):1331-1342
40. Chereskin T, Tarling GA (2007) Interannual to diurnal variability in the near-surface scattering layer in Drake Passage. ICES J Mar Sci 64(9):1617-1626
41. Cresswell KA, Tarling GA, Trathan PN (2007) Weight-loss during breeding is adaptive for female macaroni penguins, Eudyptes chrysolophus. Evol Ecol Res 9: 1053-1076
42. Cresswell KA, Tarling GA, Burrows MT (2007) Behaviour affects local-scale distributions of Antarctic krill around South Georgia. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 343:193-206
43. Tarling GA, Shreeve RS, Ward P, (2007) Life-cycle and population dynamics of Rhincalanus gigas in the Scotia Sea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 338:145-158
44. Tarling GA, Cuzin-Roudy J, Thorpe S, Shreeve RS, Ward P, Murphy EJ (2007) Recruitment of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba Dana) in the South Georgia region: adult fecundity and the fate of early developmental stages Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 331:161-179
45. Everson I, Tarling GA, Bergström B (2007) Improving acoustic estimates of krill: experience from repeat sampling of northern krill Meganyctiphanes norvegica in Gullmar fjord, Sweden. ICES J Mar Sci 64: 39-48
46. Murphy EJ, Watkins JL, Trathan PN, Reid K, Meredith MP, Thorpe SE, Johnston NM, Clarke A, Tarling GA, Collins MA, Forcada J, Shreeve RS, Atkinson A, Krob R, Whithouse MJ, Ward P, Rodhouse PG, Enderlein P, Hirst AG, Martin AR, Hill SL, Staniland IJ, Pond DW, Briggs DR, Cunningham N, Fleming AH (2007) Spatial and temporal operation of the Scotia Sea ecosystem: a review of large-scale links in a krill centred food web. Phil Trans R Soc London B 362(1477):113-148
47. Ward P., Shreeve RS, Tarling GA (2006) The autumn zooplankton community at South Georgia: biomass, population structure and vertical distribution. Polar Biol. 29(11): 950-962
48. Cottier FR, Tarling GA, Wold A, Falk-Petersen S (2006) Unsynchronised and synchronised vertical migration of zooplankton in a high Arctic fjord. Limnol. Oceanogr. 51(6):2586-2599
49. Buchholz, CM, Buchholz F, Tarling GA (2006) On the timing of moulting processes in reproductively active Northern krill Meganyctiphanes norvegica. Mar. Biol. 149(6): 1443-1452
50. Xavier JC, Tarling GA, Croxall JP (2006) Determining large scale distribution patterns of pelagic cephalopods, fish and crustaceans in the South Atlantic from Wandering Albatross foraging data. Ecography. 26(2):260-272
51. Tarling GA, Johnson ML (2006) Satiation gives krill that sinking feeling. Current Biology 16(3): 83-84
52. Tarling GA, Shreeve RS, Hirst AG, Atkinson A, Pond DW, Murphy EJ, Watkins JL (2006) Natural growth rates in Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba): I. Improving methodology and predicting intermoult period. Limnol. Oceanogr. 51: 959-972 [2]
53. Atkinson A, Shreeve RS, Hirst, AG, Rothery P, Tarling GA, Pond DW, Korb R, Murphy EJ, Watkins JL (2006) Natural growth rates in Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba): II. Predictive models based on food, temperature, body length, sex, and maturity stage. Limnol. Oceanogr. 51: 973-987
54. Shreeve RS, Tarling GA, Atkinson A, Ward P, Goss C, Watkins J (2005) Relative production of Calanoides acutus (Copepoda: Calanoida) and Euphausia superba (Antarctic krill) at South Georgia, and its implications at wider scales. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 298:229-239
55. Sims DW, Southall EJ, Tarling GA, Metcalfe JD (2005) Habitat-specific normal and reverse diel vertical migration in the plankton-feeding basking shark. J. Animal Ecology 74: 755-761
56. Emsley SM, Tarling GA*, Burrows MT (2005) The effect of vertical migration strategy on retention and dispersion in the Irish Sea during spring-summer. Fish. Oceanogr. 14(3) 161-174
57. Pond DW, Atkinson A, Shreeve RS, Tarling G, Ward P (2005) Diatom fatty acid bio-markers indicate recent growth rates in Antarctic krill. Limnol. Oceanogr. 50(2)732-736
58. Schmidt K, Tarling GA, Plathner N, Atkinson A (2004) Moult cycle related changes in feeding rates of larval krill Meganyctiphanes norvegica and Thysanoessa spp. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 281:131-143
59. Tarling GA, Shreeve RS, Ward P, Atkinson A, Hirst AG (2004) Life-cycle phenotypic composition and mortality of Calanoides acutus (Copepoda: Calanoida) in the Scotia Sea: a modelling approach. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 272:165-181
60. Cuzin-Roudy J, Tarling GA, Stromberg JO (2004) Life cycle strategies of Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica) for regulating growth, moult, and reproductive activity in various environments: the case of fjordic populations. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 61:721-737
61. Burrows MT, Tarling G (2004) Effects of density dependence on diel vertical migration of populations of Northern krill: a genetic algorithm model. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 277: 209-220
62. Tarling GA, Jarvis T, Matthews JBL (2003) Calanus finmarchicus descends in response to the arrival of krill - better unfed than dead. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 252:307-310
63. Tarling GA (2003) Sex dependent diel vertical migration in Northern krill and its consequences for population dynamics. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 260:173-188
64. Tarling GA, Cuzin-Roudy J (2003) Synchronization in the moulting and spawning activity of northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica) and its effect on recruitment. Limnol. Oceanogr. 48:2020-2033
65. Tarling GA, Jarvis T, Emsley SM, Matthews JBL (2002) Midnight sinking behaviour in Calanus finmarchicus: a response to satiation or krill predation? Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 240:183-194
66. Saborowski R, Brohl S, Tarling GA, Buchholz F (2002) Metabolic properties of Northern krill, Meganyctiphanes norvegica, from different climatic zones. I. Respiration and excretion. Mar. Biol. 140:547-556
67. Tarling GA, Matthews JBL, David P, Guerin O, Buchholz F (2001) The swarm dynamics of Northern krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica) and pteropods (Cavolinia inflexa) during vertical migration in the Ligurian Sea observed by an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler. Deep-Sea Res. (1 Oceanogr. Res. Pap.) 48:1671-1686
68. Lass S, Tarling GA, Virtue P, Matthews JBL, Mayzaud P, Buchholz F (2001) On the food of Northern Krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica) in relation to its vertical distribution. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 214:177-200
69. Tarling G, Matthews J, Burrows M, Saborowski R, Buchholz F, Bedo A, Mayzuad P (2000) An optimisation model of the diel vertical migration of "Northern krill" (Meganyctiphanes norvegica) in the Clyde Sea and Kattegat. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 57 (Suppl. 3):38-50
70. Tarling GA, Cuzin-Roudy J, Buchholz F (1999) Vertical migration behaviour in the northern krill Meganyctiphanes norvegica is influenced by moult and reproductive processes. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 190:253-262
71. Tarling GA, Buchholz F, Matthews JBL (1999) The effect of a lunar eclipse on the vertical migration of Meganyctiphanes norvegica (Crustacea: Euphausiacea) in the Ligurian Sea. J. Plankt. Res. 21:1475-1488
72. Matthews JBL, Buchholz F, Saborowski R, Tarling GA, Dallot S, Labat J-P (1999) On the Physical Oceanography of the Kattegat and Clyde Sea Area, as Background to Ecophysiological Studies of the Planktonic Crustacean, Meganyctiphanes norvegica. Helgolander wiss. Meeresunters. 53:70-84
73. Tarling GA, Matthews JBL, Sabarowski R, Buchholz F (1998) Vertical migratory behaviour of the euphausiid Meganyctiphanes norvegica, and its dispersion in the Kattegat Channel. Hydrobiologia 375/376:331-341
74. Cripps G, Tarling GA (1997) A rapid procedure for the isolation and analysis of fatty acid and fatty alcohol fractions from wax esters or marine zooplankton. J. Chromat. A 760:309-313
75. Tarling GA, Ward P, Sheader M, Williams JA, Symon C (1995) Distribution patterns of macrozooplankton assemblages in the southwest Atlantic. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 120:29-40

BOOK SECTIONS
76. Murphy EJ, Watkins JL, Trathan PN, Reid K., Meredith MP, Hill SL, Thorpe SE, Johnston NM, Clarke A, Tarling GA, et al. (2012) Spatial and Temporal Operation of the Scotia Sea Ecosystem. In: Rogers, Alex D.; Johnston, Nadine M.; Murphy, Eugene J.; Clarke, Andrew, (eds.) Antarctic Ecosystems: An Extreme Environment in a Changing World. Blackwell Publishing, 160-212.
77. Tarling GA, Ensor NS, Fregin T, Goodall-Copestake WP, Fretwell P (2010) An Introduction to Northern Krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars). In: Tarling GA (Ed.) The Biology of Northern krill. Adv. Mar. Biol. 57:1-40
78. Tarling GA (2010) Population dynamics of Northern Krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica Sars). In: Tarling GA (Ed.) The biology of Northern krill. Adv. Mar. Biol 57:59-90
79. Tarling GA (2007) Pelagic communities of the Southern Ocean. In Rifferburgh, B (ed) Encyclopedia of the Antarctic, Routledge, New York, p. 717-719.
80. Tarling GA (2007) Productivity and biomass. In Rifferburgh, B (ed) Encyclopedia of the Antarctic, Routledge, New York, p. 768-769.
81. Gibbons MJ, Spridinov VA, Tarling GA (1999) Euphausiacea. In: Boltovskoy D (ed) Zooplanton of the south-west Atlantic Ocean, Vol 2. Backhuys Publishers, p 1241-1280

POPULAR ARTICLES
82. Tarling GA (2012) DISCOVERY 2010: the past, present and future of a dynamic Southern Ocean region. IMBER Newsletter 22 (December): 2.7
83. Atkinson A, Tarling GA, Pond D, Stowasser G, Schmidt K, Fielding S, Murphy E, Cavanagh R (2010) Discovery 2010: understanding the Scotia Sea food web. GLOBEC International Newsletter April 2010: p 63-66
84. Tarling GA & Atkinson A (2009) Antarctic krill: an intriguing tale of ice and industry. Ocean Challenge 16(3): p. 20-26
85. Tarling GA (2008) Discovery in the Scotia Sea. BAS IceSheet Mar 2008
86. Shreeve RS & Tarling GA (2006) How do krill tell the time? Challenge Wave (Sept 2006)
87. Atkinson A & Tarling GA (2005) Krill decline in the Southern Ocean. NERC Annual Report (2004-2005): p 8
88. Atkinson A & Tarling GA (2005) Predicting large scale changes in krill in the Southern Ocean. BAS Annual Report (2004-2005): p. 25
89. Tarling GA (2004) Tales of the unexpected - thrill-seeking krill. NERC Annual Report (2003-2004): p. 18
90. Tarling GA (2004) Hardy plankton hedge their bets. BAS Annual Report (2003-2004): p. 22
91. Tarling GA, Ward P, Shreeve RS, Thorpe S, Murphy E, Hirst AG (2004) Life-cycles, productivity and biomass of copepods in the Southern Ocean: A new perspective. GLOBEC International Newsletter 10:18-19
92. Tarling GA (2004) Thrill-seeking krill. Planet Earth (Summer): p. 3
93. Tarling GA (2003) Diving copepods. NERC Annual Report (2002-2003): p. 19
94. Tarling GA, Jarvis T, Matthews JBL(2000) Zooplankton dynamics. SAMS Annual Report (1999-2000): p. 24-26
95. Tarling GA (1999) Zooplankton and the partial eclipse in Scotland. SAMS newsletter 20: p. 16

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, REPORTS AND EDITORIALS
96. Tarling GA, Ward P, Atkinson A, Collins MA, Murphy EJ (2012) Editorial: DISCOVERY 2010: Spatial and temporal variability in a dynamic polar ecosystem. Deep-Sea Research II Special Issue.
97. Tarling GA (2005) A GLOBEC Focus 2 symposium at the 6th International Crustacean Congress (Editorial for GLOBEC Newsletter 11.2, p. 13)
98. Collins MA, Mitchell R, Tarling GA, Belchier M (2004) Patterns in the diet of mackerel icefish (Champsocephalus gunnari) on the South Georgian and Shag Rocks shelves (CCAMLR Area 48.3). CCAMLR Report (Working Group on Fish Stock Assessment: WG-FSA-04/44)
99. Tarling GA, Matthews JBL, David P, Guerin-Ancy O, Buchholz F (1998) Vertical migration and vertical velocities of zooplankton measured by an ADCP at the Ligurian Marine Front. In: Alippi A, Cannelli GB (eds) 4th European Conference on underwater acoustics. CNR-IDAC, Rome, Italy: p. 235-240
100. Guerin-Ancey O, David P, Tarling GA, Matthews JBL, Buchholz F (1998) Northern Krill (Meganyctiphanes norvegica) biomass acoustical estimation compared with net catches 4th European conference on underwater acoustics, Rome, Italy: p. 223-228
101. Tarling GA, Ward P (1995) Comparative distribution patterns of mesopelagic macrozooplankton species assemblages in the southwest Atlantic. In: Pierrot-Bults AC, Spoel Svd (eds) Pelagic Biogeography ICoPB II. UNESCO, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, p 358-365