All peer-reviewed publications

Peters JC, Waters JM, Dutoit L, Fraser CI (in press). SNP analyses reveal a diverse pool of potential colonists to earthquake-uplifted coastlines. Molecular Ecology.

McGaughran A, Terauds A, Convey P & Fraser CI (in press). Genome-wide SNP data reveal improved evidence for Antarctic glacial refugia and dispersal of terrestrial invertebrates. Molecular Ecology.

Fraser CI, Velásquez M, Nelson WA, Macaya EC & Hay C (in press). The biogeographic importance of buoyancy in macroalgae: a case study of the southern bull-kelp genus Durvillaea (Phaeophyceae), including descriptions of two new species. Journal of Phycology.

Moon KL, Chown SL & Fraser CI (in press). Tandem host-parasite dispersal inferred from similarities in phylogeographic patterns among little penguins and their ‘terrestrial’ ectoparasites. Journal of Biogeography.

Velásquez M, Fraser CI, Nelson WA, Tala F & Macaya EC (in press). Concise review of the genus Durvillaea Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1825. In: Synopsis of Biological Data on Seaweeds of Current and Future Economic Value. [Ed. Critchley A]. Springer. doi: 10.1007/s10811-019-01875-w

Moon KL, Aitkenhead I, Fraser CI  & Chown SL (2019) Can a terrestrial ectoparasite disperse with its marine host? Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 92: 163-176. [doi: 10.1086/701726]

Waters JM, King TM, Fraser CI & Craw D (2018). An integrated ecological, genetic and geological assessment of long-distance dispersal by invertebrates on kelp rafts. Frontiers in Biogeography, 10.3-4, e40888. [doi: 10.21425/F5FBG40888]

Fraser CI, Morrison AK, Hogg AM, Macaya EC, van Sebille E, Ryan PG, Padovan A, Jack C, Valdivia N & Waters JM (2018). Antarctica’s ecological isolation will be broken by storm-driven dispersal and warming. Nature Climate Change, 8:704-708. [doi: 10.1038/s41558-018-0209-7] Free-view link: https://t.co/hE8BWHsV2C

Moon KL, Dann P, Chown SL, McGaughran A & Fraser CI (2018). Penguin ectoparasite panmixia suggests frequent extensive host movement within a colony. The Auk, 135:657-668. [doi: 10.1642/AUK-17-226.1]

Moon KL, Chown SL, Loh S-M, Oskam CL & Fraser CI (2018). Australian penguin ticks screened for novel Borrelia species. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 9:410-414. [doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2017.12.007]

Fraser CI, Davies I, Bryant D & Waters JM (2018). How disturbance and dispersal influence intraspecific structure. Journal of Ecology, 106:1298-1306.. [doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12900] Free-view link: http://rdcu.be/AtCH

Convey P, Bowman VC, Chown SL, Francis JE, Fraser CI, Smellie JL, Storey B, Terauds A (2018). Ice-bound Antarctica: biotic consequences of the shift from a temperate to a polar climate. In: Mountains, Climate and Biodiversity (Ed.s Hoorn C, Perrigo A and Antonelli A). Wiley: Amsterdam. pp 355-374.

Fraser CI, Connell L, Lee CK & Cary SC (2018). Evidence of plant and animal communities at exposed and subglacial (cave) geothermal sites in Antarctica. Polar Biology, 41:417-421. [doi: 10.1007/s00300-017-2198-9]

 

Waters JM, King TM, Fraser CI & Garden C (2018) Rafting dispersal in a brooding southern sea star (Asteroidea: Anasterias). Invertebrate Systematics, 32:253-258. [doi: 10.1071/IS17037]

Waters JM, King T, Fraser CI & Craw D (2018). Crossing the front: contrasting storm-forced dispersal dynamics revealed by biological, geological and genetic analysis of beach-cast kelp. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 15: 20180046. [doi: 10.1098/rsif.2018.0046]

Blake C, Thiel M, López BA & Fraser CI (2017) Gall-forming protistan parasites infect southern bull-kelp across the Southern Ocean, with prevalence increasing to the south. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 583:95-106.[doi: 10.3354/meps12346]

Moon, KL, Chown SL & Fraser CI (2017). Reconsidering connectivity in the sub-Antarctic. Biological Reviews, 92:2164-2181. [doi: 10.1111/brv.12327]

Waters JM, Fraser CI, Maxwell J & Rawlence N (2017). Did interaction between human pressure and Little Ice Age drive biological turnover in New Zealand? Journal of Biogeography, 44:1481–1490. [doi: 10.1111/jbi.12991]

Weber XA, Edgar GJ, Banks SC, Waters JM & Fraser CI (2017). A morphological and phylogenetic investigation into divergence among sympatric Australian southern bull kelps (Durvillaea potatorum and D. amatheiae sp. nov.). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 107:630-643. [doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.12.27]

Fraser CI, Kay GM, du Plessis M & Ryan P (2017). Breaking down the barrier: dispersal across the Antarctic Polar Front. Ecography, 40:235-237. [doi: 10.1111/ecog.02449]

Fraser CI, McGaughran A, Chuah A & Waters JM (2016). The importance of replicating genomic analyses to verify phylogenetic signal for recently-evolved lineages. Molecular Ecology, 25:3683-3695. [doi: 10.1111/mec.13708]

 

Wilson LJ, Fulton CJ, Hogg A, Joyce K, Radford B & Fraser CI (2016). Climate-driven changes to ocean circulation and their inferred impacts on marine dispersal patterns and processes. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25:923-939 [doi: 10.1111/geb.12456]

 

Thiel M & Fraser CI (2016). The role of floating plants in dispersal of biota across habitats and ecosystems. In: Marine Macrophytes as Foundation Species. CRC Press. pp 76-99.

Waters JM & Fraser CI (2016). Dispersal biogeography. In: Encyclopaedia of Evolutionary Biology, 1st Edition, Vol. 1. (Ed. in Chief: Richard Kliman). Academic Press: Oxford. pp 453-457.

 

Wilson LJ, Weber XA, King TM & Fraser CI (2016). DNA extraction techniques for genomic analyses of macroalgae. In: Seaweed Phylogeography: Adaptation and Evolution of Seaweeds under Environmental Change. (Ed.s Zi-Min, H and Fraser, C). Springer: Beijing. pp 363-386.

 

Fraser CI (2016). Change in Southern Hemisphere intertidal communities through climate cycles: the role of dispersing algae. In: Seaweed Phylogeography: Adaptation and Evolution of Seaweeds under Environmental Change. . (Ed.s Zi-Min, H and Fraser, C). Springer: Beijing. pp 131-143.

 

Chown SL, Clarke A, Fraser CI, Cary SC, Moon K & McGeoch MA (2015). The changing form of Antarctic biodiversity. Nature, 522:431-438. [doi:10.1038/nature14505]

 

Moon KL, Banks SC & Fraser CI (2015). Phylogeographic structure in penguin ticks across an ocean basin indicates allopatric divergence and rare trans-oceanic dispersal. PLoS One, 10(6): e0128514. [doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0128514]

 

Muangmai N, Fraser CI & Zuccarello GC (2015). Contrasting patterns of population structure and demographic history in cryptic species of Bostrychia intricata (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from New Zealand. Journal of Phycology, 51:574-585. [doi: 10.1111/jpy.12305]

 

Smith LM, Hutchings P & Fraser CI (2015). Molecular evidence supports coastal dispersal among estuaries for two benthic marine worm (Nephtyidae) species in southeastern Australia. Marine Biology, 162: 1319-1327. [doi: 10.1007/s00227-015-2671-31]

 

Fraser CI, Banks S & Waters JM (2014). Priority effects can lead to underestimation of dispersal and invasion potential. Biological Invasions, 17:1-8. [doi: 10.1007/s10530-014-0714-1]

 

Fraser CI, Terauds A, Smellie J, Convey P & Chown SL (2014). Geothermal activity helps life survive glacial cycles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 111: 5634-5639 [doi: 10.1073/pnas.1321437111]

 

Fraser CI, Brahy O, Mardulyn P, Dohet L, Mayer F & Gregoire J-C (2014). Flying the nest: male dispersal and multiple paternity enables extrafamilial matings for the invasive bark beetle Dendroctonus micans. Heredity, 113:327-333.. [doi:10.1038/hdy.2014.34]

 

Garden CJ, Currie K, Fraser CI & Waters JM (2014). Rafting dispersal constrained by an oceanographic boundary. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 501: 297-302. [doi: 10.3354/meps10675]

 

Fraser CI, Zuccarello GC, Spencer HG, Salvatore LC, Garcia GR & Waters JM (2013). Long-distance dispersal and glacial persistence in non-buoyant subantarctic macroalgae. PLoS One, 8: e69138. [doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069138]

 

Fraser CI & Waters JM (2013) Algal parasite Herpodiscus durvillaeae inferred to have traversed the Pacific Ocean with its buoyant host. Journal of Phycology, 49:202-206. [doi: 10.1111/jpy.12017]

 

Fraser CI (2012) The impacts of past climate change on sub-Antarctic nearshore ecosystems. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 146: 89-93. [CLICK HERE]

 

Waters JM, Fraser CI & Hewitt GM (2013) Founder takes all: density-dependent processes structure biodiversity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 28:78-85. [doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2012.08.024]

 

see also: Waters JM, Fraser CI, Banks SC & Hewitt GM (2013). The founder space race: a reply to Buckley et al. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 28:190-191. [doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2013.01.008]

 

Fraser CI, Nikula R, Ruzzante DE &  Waters JM (2012) Poleward bound: biological impacts of Southern Hemisphere glaciation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 27:462-471. [doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2012.04.011]

 

Fraser CI (2012) Is bull-kelp kelp? The role of common names in science. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 46:279-248. [doi: 10.1080/00288330.2011.621130]

 

Gillespie RG, Waters JM, Fraser CI, Nikula R, Baldwin BG & Roderick GK (2012) Long-distance dispersal – a framework for hypothesis testing. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 27:47-55. [doi:10.1016/j.tree.2011.08.009]

 

Fraser CI, Spencer HG & Waters JM (2012) Durvillaea poha sp. nov. (Fucales, Phaeophyceae): a buoyant southern bull-kelp species endemic to New Zealand. Phycologia, 51:151–156. [doi: 10.2216/11-47.1]

 

Smith AM, Kregting L, Fern S & Fraser CI (2011) Sedimentology of a wreck: the Rainbow Warrior revisited. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62:2412–2419. [doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.08.028]

 

Fraser CI, Nikula R & Waters JM (2011) Oceanic rafting of a coastal community. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B, 278:649-655 [doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1117]

 

Fraser CI, Winter DJ, Spencer HG & Waters JM (2010) Multigene phylogeny of the southern bull-kelp genus Durvillaea (Phaeophyceae: Fucales). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 57:1301–1311 [doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2010.10.011]

 

Smith AM, Wood ACL, Liddy MFA, Shears A, Fraser CI (2010) Human impacts in an urban port: the carbonate budget, Otago Harbour, New Zealand. Estuarine, Coastal & Shelf Science, 90:73-79 [doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2010.07.004]

 

Collins CJ, Fraser CI, Ashcroft A & Waters JM (2010) Asymmetric dispersal of southern bull-kelp (Durvillaea antarctica) adults in coastal New Zealand: testing an oceanographic hypothesis. Molecular Ecology, 19:4572–4580. [doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04842.x]

 

Fraser CI, Thiel M, Spencer HG & Waters JM (2010) Contemporary habitat discontinuity and historic glacial ice drive genetic divergence in Chilean kelp. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10:203 [doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-203]

 

Nikula R, Fraser CI, Spencer HG, Waters JM (2010) Circumpolar dispersal by rafting in two subantarctic kelp-dwelling crustaceans. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 405:221-230 [doi: 10.3354/meps08523]

 

Fraser CI, Nikula R, Spencer HG & Waters JM (2009) Kelp genes reveal effects of subantarctic sea ice during the Last Glacial Maximum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 106:3249-3253 [doi: 10.1073/pnas.0810635106]

 

Fraser CI, Spencer HG & Waters JM (2009) Glacial oceanographic contrasts explain phylogeography of Australian bull kelp. Molecular Ecology, 18:2287–2296 [doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04201.x]

 

Fraser CI, Hay CH, Spencer HG & Waters JM (2009) Genetic and morphological analyses of the southern bull kelp Durvillaea antarctica (Phaeophyceae: Durvillaeales) in New Zealand reveal cryptic species. Journal of Phycology, 45: 436-443 [doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2009.00658.x]

 

Fraser C, Hutchings PA & Williamson JE (2006) Long-term changes in polychaete assemblages of Botany Bay (NSW, Australia) following a dredging event. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 52(9): 997-1010 [doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2005.12.016]

 

Fraser C, Capa M & Schuchert P (2006) European hydromedusa Eleutheria dichotoma (Anthomedusae: Cladonematidae) found at high densities in New South Wales, Australia: distribution, biology and habitat. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 86: 699-703 [doi:10.1017/S0025315406013592]

 

 

Popular science publications

Morrison, A, Hogg, AMC, Fraser, C, Van Sebille, E (2018) How an alien seaweed invasion spawned an Antarctic mystery. The Conversation, 17 July 2018.

Fraser, C (2018) Chapter 29: Territoire extérieur de l’Antarctique. In: 101 mots for comprendre l’Australie. [ed. Brown, P et Faberon, J-Y]. CDP-NC, Noumea. ISBN 978-2-3503-6170-3. pp 82-83.

Fraser, C (2017) Fair winds and following seas: yes, a spider could migrate across an ocean. The Conversation, 3 August 2017.
Fraser, C (2016) Antarctica may not be as isolated as we thought, and that’s a worry. The Conversation, 27 May 2016.

Fraser, C (2014) Volcanoes shelter life through Ice Ages. Australasian Science.

 

Fraser, C (2014) Antarctic volcanoes help preserve life in the freezer. The Conversation, 11 March 2014.

 

Fraser, C (2009) An Icier Ice Age. Australasian Science, June 2009

 

Fraser, C, Capa, M and Schuchert, P (2006) These Arms are Made for Walking: Tiny ‘walking jellyfish’ patrol intertidal algae. JMBA Global Marine Environment, 4:6-7

PUBLICATIONS

Selected key publications

Fraser CI, Morrison AK, Hogg AM, Macaya EC, van Sebille E, Ryan PG, Padovan A, Jack C, Valdivia N & Waters JM (2018). Antarctica’s ecological isolation will be broken by storm-driven dispersal and warming. Nature Climate Change, 8:704-708. [doi: 10.1038/s41558-018-0209-7] Free-view link: https://t.co/hE8BWHsV2C

Chown SL, Clarke A, Fraser CI, Cary SC, Moon K & McGeoch MA (2015). The changing form of Antarctic biodiversity. Nature, 522:431-438. [doi:10.1038/nature14505]

 

Fraser CI, Terauds A, Smellie J, Convey P & Chown SL (2014). Geothermal activity helps life survive glacial cycles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 111: 5634-5639 [doi: 10.1073/pnas.1321437111]

 

Fraser CI, Nikula R, Ruzzante DE &  Waters JM (2012) Poleward bound: biological impacts of Southern Hemisphere glaciation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 27:462-471. [doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2012.04.011]

 

Fraser CI, Nikula R & Waters JM (2011) Oceanic rafting of a coastal community. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B, 278:649-655 [doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1117]

 

Fraser CI, Nikula R, Spencer HG & Waters JM (2009) Kelp genes reveal effects of subantarctic sea ice during the Last Glacial Maximum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 106:3249-3253 [doi: 10.1073/pnas.0810635106]

 

 

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