All peer-reviewed publications

Moon KL, Chown SC & Fraser CI (in press). Local, but not long-distance dispersal of penguin ticks between two sub-Antarctic islands. Frontiers of Biogeography.

Padovan A, Chick RC, Cole VJ, Dutoit L, Hutchings PA, Jack C & Fraser CI (in press). Genomic analyses suggest strong population connectivity over large spatial scales of the commercially important baitworm, Australonuphis teres (Onuphidae). Marine and Freshwater Research.

Banks S, Scheele BC, Macris A, Hunter D, Jack C & Fraser CI (in press). Chytridiomycosis infection is associated with individual heterozygosity and population isolation, but not population-genetic diversity, in alpine tree frogs. Frontiers of Biogeography.

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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