Publications

Journal articles – peer-reviewed

  1. Geffen, A. (1979) Rotating cage to prevent fouling. Aquaculture 16:83‑85.
  2. Geffen, A.J. (1982) Otolith ring deposition in relation to growth rate in herring (Clupea harengus) and turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) larvae. Marine Biology 71:317‑326,
  3. Geffen, A.J. (1983) The deposition of otolith rings in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) embryos. Journal of Fish Biology 23 :467‑474.
  4. Geffen, A.J. (1986) The growth of herring larvae (Clupea harengus L.) in the Clyde, an assessment of the suitability of otolith ageing methods. Journal of Fish Biology 28:279‑288.
  5. Geffen, A.J. (1990) Response of rainbow smelt, Osmerus mordax (Mitchill), eggs to low pH. Journal of Fish Biology 37:865-871. 
  6. Nash, R.D.M. & A.J. Geffen. (1991) Spatial and temporal changes in the offshore larval fish assemblage in southeastern Lake Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research 17:25-32.
  7. Nash, R.D.M., A.J. Geffen & R.S. Santos. (1991) The wide-eyed flounder, Bothus podas Delaroche, a singular flatfish in varied shallow-water habitats of the Azores. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research 27:367-373.
  8. Nash, R.D.M., A.J. Geffen & G. Hughes. (1992) Winter growth of juvenile plaice on the Port Erin Bay (Isle of Man) nursery ground. Journal of Fish Biology 41:209-215
  9. Dickey-Collas, M. & A.J. Geffen. (1992) The importance of the fatty acids 20:5¥3 and 22:6¥3 in the diet of plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.) larvae. Marine Biology 113:463-468.
  10. Geffen A.J. & R.D.M. Nash. (1992) The life history strategy of deepwater sculpin (Myoxocephalus thompsoni) in Lake Michigan: dispersal and settlement patterns during the first year of life. Journal of Fish Biology 41 (Supplement B):101-110
  11. Panagiotaki, P. & A.J Geffen. (1992) Parental effects on size variation in fish larvae. Journal of Fish Biology 41 (Supplement B):37-42
  12. Geffen, A.J. and O. Frayer. (1993) Retention of sperm motility in turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) the effects of time from activation, thermal shock, and ATP levels. Aquaculture & Fisheries Management 24:203-9.
  13. Nash, R.D.M., R.S. Santos, A.J. Geffen, G. Hughes, and T. Ellis. (1994) Diel variability in catch rate of juvenile flatfish in two small nursery grounds (Port Erin Bay, Isle of Man and Porto Pim, Faial, Azores). Journal of Fish Biology 44:35-45.
  14. Panagiotaki, P. & A.J. Geffen. (1994). The effect of temperature and delayed initial feeding on the size variation in plaice larvae, Pleuronectes platessa. Animal Science Review 19:87-102.
  15. Nash, R.D.M., Geffen, A.J. & Hughes, G. (1994) Individual growth of juvenile plaice on an Irish Sea nursery ground (Port Erin Bay, Isle of Man).  Netherlands Journal of Sea Research. 32: 369-378.00
  16. Geffen, A.J. (1995) Growth and otolith structure of cod (Gadus morhua L.) larvae. Journal of Plankton Research. 17: 783-800.
  17. Geffen, A.J. (1996) Effect of experimental manipulation of feeding conditions on the population structure of larval cod (Gadus morhua) and herring (Clupea harengus). Marine and Freshwater Research 47: 291-300.
  18. Exadactylos, A., Geffen, A.J., & Thorpe, J.P.  (1998) Population structure of Dover Sole, Solea solea L. against a background of high gene flow. Journal of Sea Research. 40:117-129
  19. Geffen, A.J., Pearce, N.J, & Perkins, W.P. (1998) Metal concentrations in fish otoliths in relation to body composition after laboratory exposure to mercury and lead.  Marine Ecology Progress Series. 165:235-245
  20. Evans, J. P. & A.J. Geffen. (1998) Male condition, sperm traits, and reproductive success in winter-spawning Celtic Sea herring Clupea harengus. Marine Biology 132:179-186
  21. Exadactylos, A., Geffen, A.J., & Thorpe, J.P.  (1999) Growth and heterozygosity in hatchery reared larval and juvenile Dover sole, Solea solea (L.). Aquaculture. 176: 209-226.
  22. Geffen, A.J. (1999) Variations in motility of Atlantic herring sperm. Marine Biology. 134: 637-643.
  23. Nash, R.D.M. & Geffen, A.J. (1999) Variability in stage 1 plaice, Pleuronectes platessa, egg production on the west side of the Isle of Man, Irish Sea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 189: 241-250.
  24. Morley, S.A., Batty, R.S., Geffen, A.J. & Tytler, P. (1999). Egg size manipulation: a technique for investigating maternal effects on the hatching characteristics of herring. Journal of Fish Biology 55A: 233-238.
  25. Geffen, A.J & Evans, J.P. (1999). Sperm traits and fertilisation success of male and sex-reversed female rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Aquaculture 182: 61-72
  26. van der Veer, H.W., Geffen, A.J., & Witte, J.IJ. (2000). Exceptional strong year-classes in plaice Pleuronectes platessa L.: are they generated only during the pelagic stage, or also in the juvenile stage? Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 199:255-262
  27. Nash, R.D.M. & Geffen, A.J. (2000). The influence of nursery ground processes in the determination of year class strength in juvenile plaice Pleuronectes platessa L. in Port Erin Bay, Irish Sea. J. Sea Res. 44:101-110
  28. Glamuzina B, Tutman P, Geffen AJ, Kozul V, Skaramuca B. (2000) First record of white grouper, Epinephelus aeneus (Serranidae) in the south eastern Adriatic. Cybium 24:306-308.
  29. McFarlane, G.A., and A. Geffen. (2000) Section 3: Otoliths in studies of populations. Fisheries Research. 46. 189-190.
  30. Geffen, A.J. (2002) Length of herring larvae in relation to age and hatching order. Journal of Fish Biology 60: 479-485.

31.    Exadactylos, A., A.J. Geffen, P. Panagiotaki, and J.P. Thorpe. (2003) Population structure of Dover sole Solea solea: RAPD and allozyme data indicate divergence in European stocks. Marine Ecology-Progress Series. 246. 253-264.

32.    Swan, S.C., J.D.M. Gordon, B. Morales-Nin, T. Shimmield, T. Sawyer, and A.J. Geffen. (2003) Otolith microchemistry of Nezumia aequalis (Pisces: Macrouridae) from widely different habitats in the Atlantic and Mediterranean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK. 83. 883-886.

33.    Tomas, J. and Geffen, A.J. (2003) Morphometry and composition of aragonite and vaterite otoliths of deformed laboratory reared juvenile herring from two populations. Journal of Fish Biology. 63, 1 - 19

34.    Fox, C.J., A. Folkvord, and A.J. Geffen. (2003) Otolith micro-increment formation in herring Clupea harengus larvae in relation to growth rates. Marine Ecology (Progress Series). 264, 97-108

35.    Fox, C.J., A.J. Geffen, R. Blyth, and R.D.M. Nash. (2003) Temperature dependent development rates of plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.) eggs from the Irish Sea. Journal of Plankton Research. 25, 1319-1329

36.    Geffen, A.J., K. Jarvis, J.P. Thorpe, R.T. Leah, and R.D.M. Nash. (2003) Trace element concentrations in the otoliths of plaice Pleuronectes platessa and whiting Merlangius merlangus in the eastern Irish Sea. Journal of Sea Research. 50, 245-254. DOI:10.1016/j.seares.2003.06.001

37.    Nash, R. D. M. and A. J. Geffen. (2004) Seasonal and interannual variation in abundance of Calanus finmarchicus (Gunnerus) and Calanus helgolandicus (Claus) in inshore waters (west coast of the Isle of Man) in the central Irish Sea. Journal of Plankton Research. 26, 265-273

  1. Tomas, J., Geffen, A.J., Allen, I.S., & Berges, J. (2004) Analysis of the soluble matrix of vaterite otoliths of juvenile herring (Clupea harengus): do crystalline otoliths have less protein? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 139, 301-308.
  2. Rowlands, W.Ll, Dickey-Collas, M., Geffen, A.J., Nash, R.D.M. (2004) Abundances of Metridia lucens in the western Irish Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK. 84. 617-618
  3. Nash, R.D.M. & Geffen, A.J. (2005) Aspects of the general biology of Sars’ eelpout, Lycenchelys sarsi (Collett, 1871) (Pisces, Zoarcidae), in Oslof jorden, Norway. Marine Biology Research, 1: 33-38
  4. Morales-Nin B, Swan SC, Gordon JDM, Palmer M, Geffen AJ, Shimmield T and Sawyer T.(2005) Age-related trends in otolith chemistry of Merluccius merluccius from the northeastern Atlantic Ocean and the western Mediterranean Sea. Marine and Freshwater Research. 56:1-9
  5. Appelberg M, Formigo N, Geffen AJ, Hammer C, McCurdy W, Modin J, Moksness E, Mosegaard H, Morales-Nin B, Troadec H, and Wright P. (2005) A cooperative effort to exchange age reading experience and protocols between European fish institutes. Fisheries Research 76: 167–173
  6. Swan SC, Geffen AJ, Gordon JDM, Morales-Nin B and Shimmield T (2006) Effects of Handling and Storage Methods on the Concentrations of Elements in Deep-water Fish Otoliths. Journal of Fish Biology 68, 891–904
  7. Swan SC, Geffen AJ, Morales-Nin B, Gordon JDM, Shimmield T, Sawyer T, and Massuti E (2006) Otolith chemistry: an aid to stock separation of Helicolenus dactylopterus (bluemouth) and Merluccius merluccius (European hake) in the Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean ICES Journal Of Marine Science 63, 504-513
  8. Tomás J, Geffen AJ, Millner RS, Piñeiro CG, and Tserpes G. (2006) Elemental composition of otolith growth marks in three geographically separated populations of European hake (Merluccius merluccius), Marine Biology 148, 1399-1413
  9. Rowlands W. LL, Dickey-Collas M, Geffen AJ and Nash RDM. (2006) Gape morphology of cod (Gadus morhua L.), haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus L.) and whiting (Merlangius merlangus L.) through metamorphosis from larvae to juveniles in the western Irish Sea. Journal of Fish Biology 69, 1379-1395
  10. Nash RDM, Valencia AH and Geffen AJ (2006) Fulton’s Condition Factor – setting the record straight.  Fisheries 31: 236-238

48.    Geffen AJ, Fox CJ, and Nash RDM. (2006) Temperature-dependent development rates of cod (Gadus morhua L.) eggs. Journal of Fish Biology 69: 1060 – 1080.

49.    Geffen AJ, van der Veer HW, and Nash RDM. (2007) The cost of metamorphosis in flatfishes. Journal of Sea Research 58: 35-45.

50.    Kennedy J, Geffen AJ, and Nash RDM. (2007) Maternal influences on egg and larval characteristics of plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.) Journal of Sea Research 58: 65-77.

51.    Fox CJ, Geffen AJ, Taylor N, Davison P, Rossetti H, and Nash RDM (2007) Does ‘birth-date-selection’ occur for the early life stages of plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.)? A field study in the eastern Irish Sea (British Isles). Marine Ecology Progress Series 345: 255-269. DOI: 10.3354/meps06967

52.  Nash RDM, Geffen AJ, Burrows MT, and Gibson RN. (2007) Dynamics of shallow-water juvenile flatfish nursery grounds: application of the ‘self-thinning rule’ Marine Ecology Progress Series 344: 231–244

  1. Morales-Nin B, Geffen A, Cardona F, Kruber C, Saborido-Rey F. (2007) An assessment of the effect of Prestige oil ingestion on turbot otolith growth and microcomposition. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54:1732–1741
  2. Høie H, Folkvord A, Mosegaard H, Li L, Worsøe Clausen LA, Norberg B, Geffen AJ. (2007) Reduced fish feeding influences cod otolith opacity. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 2007:1-6. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0426.2007.01014.x
  3. Exadactylos A, Rigby MJ, Geffen AJ, Thorpe JP. (2007) Conservation aspects of natural populations and captive bred stocks of turbot, Scophthalmus maximus (L.) and Dover sole, Solea solea (L.) using genetic diversity estimates. ICES Journal of Marine Science 64: 1173–1181
  4. Rowlands WLl, Dickey-Collas M, Geffen AJ, Nash RDM. (2008) Diet overlap and prey selection through metamorphosis in Irish Sea cod (Gadus morhua), haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) and whiting (Merlangius merlangus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65: 1297 – 1306.

57.    Li L, Høie H, Geffen AJ, Heegaard E, Skadal J, and Folkvord A (2008)  HHBack-calculation of previous fish size based on tagged and marked Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65: 2496–2508 

58.    Nash RDM, Kjesbu OS, Trippel EA, Finden H, and Geffen AJ. (2008) Potential variability in the paternal contribution to stock reproductive potential of Northeast Arctic cod (Gadus morhua). Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science 41: 71–83

59.     Geffen AJ (2009) Advances in herring biology: from simple to complex, coping with plasticity and adaptability. ICES Journal of Marine Science 66: 1688–1695

60.     van der Veer HW, Bolle LJ, Geffen AJ, Witte J IJ. (2009). Variability in transport of fish eggs and larvae. IV. Interannual variability in larval stage duration of immigrating plaice in the Dutch Wadden Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series 390: 213–223  DOI: 10.3354/meps08176

61.    Hufthammer AK, Høie H, Folkvord A, Geffen AJ, Andersson C, Ninnemann US (2010). Seasonality of human site occupation based on stable oxygen isotope ratios of cod otoliths. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37: 78–83.  DOI:10.1016/j.jas.2009.09.001

62.    Watts PC, Kay SM, Wolfenden D, Fox CJ, Geffen AJ, Kemp SJ, and Nash RDM. (2010) Temporal patterns of fine-scale spatial genetic structure and effective population size in European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.) along the west coast of Scotland and the Irish Sea.  ICES Journal of Marine Science, 67: 607-616. DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsp274

63.    Cuveliers EL, Geffen AJ, Guelinckx J, Raeymaekers JAM, Skadal J, Volckaert FAM and Maes GE. (2010) Microchemical variation in juvenile sole (Solea solea) otoliths as a powerful tool for studying connectivity in the North Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series 401: 211–220,

64.    Therkildsen NO, Nielsen EE, Hüssy K, Meldrup D, Geffen AJ. (2010) Does DNA extraction affect the physical and chemical composition of historical cod (Gadus morhua) otoliths? ICES Journal of Marine Science 67: 1251-1259. DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/fsq016

65.    Seljeset O, Vollset KW, Folkvord A, and Geffen AJ. (2010) The role of prey concentration and size range in the growth and survival of larval cod. Marine Biology Research 6: 251 – 262.

66.    Higgins RM, Danilowicz BS, Balbuena JA, Daníelsdóttir AK, Geffen AJ, Meijer WG, Modin J, Montero F, Pampoulie C, Perdiguero D, Schreiber A, Stefánsson MO, Wilson B. (2010) Multi-disciplinary Fingerprints Reveal the Harvest Location of Cod (Gadus morhua) in the Northeast Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series 404: 197–206 DOI: 10.3354/meps08492

67.  Groison A-L, Suquet M, Cosson J, Mayer I, Severe A, Bouquet J-M, Geffen AJ, Utne-Palm AC, Kjesbu OS (2010) Sperm motility in European hake, Merluccius merluccius, and characterization of its spermatozoa concentration and volume, spermatocrit, osmolality and pH. Aquaculture 301: 31-36. DOI:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2010.01.026

68.  Dickey-Collas M, Nash RDM, Brunel T, van Damme CJG, Marshall CT, Payne MR, Corten A, Geffen AJ, Peck MA, Hatfield EMC, Hintzen NT, Enberg K, Kell LT, Simmonds EJ (2010) Lessons learned from stock collapse and recovery of North Sea herring: a review. ICES Journal of Marine Science 67, 1875-1886. DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fsq033

69.  Meier S, Morton CH, Nyhammer G, Grøsvik BE, Makhotin V, Geffen A, Boitsov S, Kvestad KA, Bohne-Kjersem A, Goksøyr A, Folkvord A, Klungsøyr J, Svardal A (2010) Development of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) exposed to produced water during early life stages: Effects on embryos, larvae, and juvenile fish. Marine Environmental Research 70: 383-394. DOI:10.1016/j.marenvres.2010.08.002

70.    Ciotti, B. J., Targett, T. E., Nash, R. D. M., Batty, R. S., Burrows, M. T. and Geffen, A. J. (2010) Development, validation and field application of an RNA-based growth index in juvenile plaice Pleuronectes platessa. Journal of Fish Biology, 77, 2181–2209. DOI:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2010.02786.x.

71.    Geffen AJ, Nash RDM, Dau K, Harwood AJP (2011) Sub-cohort dynamics of O-group plaice, Pleuronectes platessa L., in the Northern Irish Sea: settlement, growth and mortality.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 400 (1-2):108-119.  DOI:10.1016/j.jembe.2011.02.030

72.    Geffen AJ, Høie H, Folkvord A, Hufthammer, AK, Andersson, C, Ninemann U, Pedersen, RB, Nedreaas K (2011) High latitude climate variability and its effect on fishery resources as revealed by fossil otoliths. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 68: 1081-1089.   DOI:10.1093/icesjms/FSR017

73.    Geffen AJ, Nash RDM (2011) Egg development rates for use in Egg Production Method (EPMs) and beyond. Fisheries Research      DOI:10.1016/j.fishres.2011.01.002

74.    Kennedy J, Skjæraasen JE, Nash RDM, Slotte A, Geffen AJ, Kjesbu OS (2011) Evaluation of the frequency of skipped spawning in Norwegian spring-spawning herring, Journal of  Sea Research 65: 327-332.  DOI:10.1016/j.seares.2011.01.003

 

75.    Geffen AJ, Nash RDM, Dickey-Collas M (2011) Characterisation of herring populations to the west of the British Isles: an investigation of mixing between populations based on otolith microchemistry. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 68: 1447-1458.  DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/FSR051

  1. Meier S, Morton HC, Andersson E, Geffen AJ, Taranger GL, Larsen M, Petersen M, Djurhuus R, Klungsøyr J, Svardal A. (2011) Low-dose exposure to alkylphenols adversely effects the sexual development of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua): Acceleration of the onset of puberty and delayed seasonal gonad development in mature female cod. Aquatic Toxicology 105: 136-150.  DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2011.06.003
  2. Frommel AY, Maneja R, Lowe D, Malzahn AM, Geffen AJ, Folkvord A, Piatkowski U, Reusch TBH, Clemmesen C. (2012) Severe tissue damage in Atlantic cod larvae under increasing ocean acidification. Nature Climate Change 2: 42–46.   DOI:10.1038/nclimate1324

 

In press

  1. Nash RDM, Geffen AJ (in press) Mortality in the early life-history of fish: What can we learn from European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.)? Journal of Marine Systems
  2. Chang M-Y, Geffen AJ, Kosler J, Dundas SH, Maes GE, and FishPopTrace Consortium  (in press)  Comparison of ablation lines to improve temporal resolution for determining recent residence location of hake, Merluccius merluccius, Environmental Biology of Fishes
  3. Morales-Nin B, Geffen AJ, Pérez-Mayol S, Palmer M, González-Quirós R, Grau A. (in press) Seasonal and ontogenic migrations of meagre (Argyrosomus regius) determined by otolith geochemical signatures. Fisheries Research
  4. Geffen AJ. (in press) Otolith oxygen and carbon stable isotopes in wild and laboratory-reared plaice (Pleuronectes platessa). Environmental Biology of Fishes (AFS symposium session special issue)

 

 

In review

·         Chang M-Y, Geffen AJ. Phylogenetic and environmental influences on fish otolith microchemistry submitted to Reviews in Fish and Fisheries

·         Morey G, Morales-Nin B, Riera F, Grau A, Geffen AJ, Pérez-Mayol S, Chang M-Y, Grau AM. Mediterranean cod (Gadus morhua): a surprising emigrant

 

 

 

 

Contributions to books (includes symposium articles):

 

Geffen, A.J. (1987) Methods of validating daily increment deposition in otoliths of larval fish. pp 223‑240. In: R.C. Summerfelt and G.E. Hall, Age and Growth of Fish. Iowa State University Press, Iowa, USA.

Geffen, A.J., S.J. Hawkins & E.M. Fisher. (1990) The Isle of Man. pp 133-168 In: The Irish Sea: an environmental review, Part I. Nature Conservation. Irish Sea Study Group. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, UK.

Smith, H.D. & A.J. Geffen (eds). (1990) The Irish Sea: an environmental review, Part IV. Planning, Development and Management. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, UK. 196pp + append.

Norton, T.A. & A.J. Geffen (eds). (1990) The Irish Sea: an environmental review, Part III. Exploitable Living Resources. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, UK. 210pp + append.

Geffen, A.J. (1991) Report of the Irish Sea Conference Isle of Man, October 1990. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, UK. 69pp +

Geffen, A.J. (1992) Validation of otolith increment deposition rate. Chapter 6 in: D.K. Stevenson and S.E. Campana (eds) Otolith Microstructure Examination and Analysis. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 117:197-226.

Geffen, A.J. & R.D.M. Nash. (1994). Periodicity of otolith check formation in juvenile plaice Pleuronectes platessa L. In: D.H. Secor et al., eds. Recent Developments in Fish Otolith Research. University of South Carolina Press, Columbia. http://hdl.handle.net/1956/4315

Geffen, A. J., de Pontual, H., Wright, P.J. & Mosegaard, H. (2003)  Life history events. Chapter IIIB,  In:  J. Panfili, H. Troadec, H. de Pontual, P.J. Wright (eds) Manual of Sclerochronology in Fishes IFREMER Press, Brest

de Pontual, H & Geffen, A. J. (2003) Otolith microchemistry Chapter VII,  In:  J. Panfili, H. Troadec, H. de Pontual, P.J. Wright (eds) Manual of Sclerochronology in Fishes IFREMER Press, Brest

ICES.  2004. Recruitment studies: Manual on precision and accuracy of tools.  By M. Belchier, C. Clemmesen, D. Cortés, T. Doan, A. Folkvord, A. García, A. Geffen, H. Høie, A. Johannessen, E. Moksness, H. de Pontual, T. Rámirez, D. Schnack  and B. Sveinsbo.  ICES Techniques in Marine Environmental Sciences, No 33. 35 pp.

Nash, R.D.M. & Geffen, A.J. (2005) Age and Growth Chapter 7, In R.N. Gibson (ed) Flatfishes, Biology and Exploitation Blackwell Science, Oxford

Martinsohn JT, Geffen AJ, Maes GE, Nielsen EE, Ogden R, Waples RS, Carvalho GR. 2011. Tracing fish and fish products from ocean to fork using advanced molecular technologies. In: : J. Hoorfar, K. Jordan, F. Butler and R. Prugger (eds) Food chain integrity: a holistic approach to food traceability, safety, quality and authenticity. Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge

 

Published Abstracts:

Geffen, A.J. (1994). Using otolith microchemistry to reconstruct environmental histories of fish. pp. 181-182. In: J.G. Jones & D.W. Sutcliffe, eds. Water Quality and stress indicators in marine and freshwater ecosystems: Linking levels of organisation (Individuals, populations, communities). Freshwater Biological Association, Ambleside. 182 pp.

Hornby, D.E. & Geffen, A.J. (1997) Do reconstructed growth trajectories accurately represent observed changes in the population size structure of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae? Journal of Fish Biology 51A, 406.

Geffen, A.J. (1999) Size of herring larvae in relation to age and time of hatching. Journal of Fish Biology 55A, 242-243.

George, S., Wright, B., Geffen, A.J. & Taylor, S. Cellular defence systems against oxidative damage by chemical pollutants: dietary protection and induction in juvenile plaice. Journal of Fish Biology 55A, 243

Wang, C-H, Geffen, A.J., Nash, R.D.M.  (2002) Three-dimensional imaging of statoliths in the veined squid Loligo forbesi Bulletin of Marine Science 71: 1143-1144.

 

Book reviews:

1993. M.R. Heath. Field investigations of the early life stages of marine fishes (Advances in Marine Biology.  28, 1-174). Journal of Fish Biology 42:623-631

1995. S.D. Gerking. Feeding Ecology of Fish. Academic Press 1994. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. 5:471

1997. M.N. Arai. A Functional Biology of Scyphozoa. Chapman & Hall 1997. Journal of Fish Biology 42: 623-631.

1998. G.K. Iwama, A.D. Pickering, S.P. Sumpter, and C.B. Schreck, eds. Fish Stress and Health in Aquaculture. Vol 62.  Cambridge University Press 1997. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society in press

1998. C.M. Wood and D.G. MacDonald.eds. Global Warming: Implications for Fresh Water and Marine Fish. Cambridge University Press. 1997. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society in press

1999. G. McDonald, J.D. Fitzsimmons and D.C. Honeyfield, eds.Early Life Stage Mortality Syndrome in Fishes of the Great Lakes and Baltic Sea. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda MD (Symposium 21), 1998. Journal of Fish Biology 54: 699-670

2011. Early Life History of Marine Fishes.  By B. S. Miller & A. W. Kendall.  364 pp.  Published by University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, USA, 2009.  Price £35.00.  ISBN:  978-0-520-24972-1. Jounal of Fish Biology

 

 

Reports and Other outputs:

Spence, S.K., M.J. Bates, A.J. Geffen, A.D. Bryant, S.P. Harding, G.A. Williams, M.A. Ward,  & M.J. Attrill.  1989. Manx Beach Survey. Marine Conservation Society, Port Erin Marine Laboratory. 103pp, 199 transparencies.

 

Hawkins, S.J., A.J. Geffen & E.M. Fisher. 1990. The status of Marine Nature Conservation in the Isle of Man. Report to the Isle of Man Government, Department of Local Government and Environment. 39pp + appendix.

 

P.J. Wright, H. Mosegaard, B. Morales-Nin & A. Geffen 1998. The regulation of otolith formation and its significance to age determination, size back-calculation and elemental composition pp.4-21 In: P.J. Wright (ed) The Present Status Of Otolith Research And Applications, Proceedings of a workshop, held at ORSTOM, Brest, France 27-29 May, 1997 http://www.efan.no/Cells/Cell5

 

H. de Pontual, J. Panfili, R. Millner & A. Geffen 1998. Otolith microchemistry in fishes: Application to stock discrimination and temperature record pp 32-53 In: P.J. Wright (ed) The Present Status Of Otolith Research And Applications, Proceedings of a workshop, held at ORSTOM, Brest, France 27-29 May, 1997 http://www.efan.no/Cells/Cell5

 

Moksness, E., M. Belchier, C. Clemmesen, D. Cortés, A. Doan, A. Folkvord, A. García, A.J. Geffen, H. Høie, A. Johannessen, H. de Pontual, T. Rámirez, D. Schnack  and B. Sveinsbø.  2000. Precision and Accuracy of tools in Recruitment Studies (PARS).  Final Report FAIR- CT96-1371.  359 pp.

 

 

Hatfield, E.M.C, Zuur, A.F., Boyd, J., Campbell, N., Chubb, J.C., Collins, C.M., Coughlan, J., Cross, M.A., Cross, T.F., Cunningham, C.O., Geffen, A.J., MacKenzie, K., Nash, R.D.M., Jansen, S., Kay, S., Kelly, C.J., O'Leary, D.B., Schlickeisen, J., Schön, P-J., Watts, P.C., Zimmermann, C. 2005. WESTHER: A multidisciplinary approach to the identification of herring (Clupea harengus L.) stock components west of the British Isles using biological tags and genetic markers. ICES CM 2005/K:01. 18pp.

 

 

Conference presentations:

Invitated talks

  • Geffen, A.J. 1984. Sight feeding and physical characteristics that affect feeding behavior of fish. 13th Annual Fish Feed and Nutrition Workshop, Madison, WI
  • Geffen, A.J. 1999. New Approaches to Early Life History Studies. Workshop on Problems in Biodiversity and Fisheries. Split, Croatia February
  • Geffen, A. “Otolith microchemistry: what does the data really mean?” Plenary Talk, European Fish Aging Network, October 2000 Palma de Mallorca Spain
  • Geffen, A. “Acquisition, analysis and interpretation of multimodal signals extracted from calcified structures: Chemical information” EFARO workshop meeting, December 2004, Brest France
  • Geffen, A.J., van der Veer, H., and Nash, R.D.M. “Pelagic Habitats: What’s important for a flatfish larva?” Keynote, Sixth International Symposium on Flatfish Ecology, October 2005, Mazuru Japan.
  • Geffen, A. and Morales-Nin, B “Otoliths as cues to hake life history” IDEA Symposium May 2006 Palma de Mallorca Spain
  • Geffen, A. “Bio-tags and their use against IUU in the Baltic” PROFET Policy: EU FP5/FP6 Baltic Fisheries Research Results Workshop April 2007 Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Geffen, A. Høie, H. and Folkvord, A. “Climate changes and their effects, as observed using hard tissues analyses” Mineralized tissues – Biomarkers of the past and for the future: An International workshop. February 2008 Bergen, Norway
  • Geffen, A.J. “Recent Advances in Herring Biology” Keynote, Linking Herring, ICES International Herring Symposium, August 2008 Galway Ireland
  • Geffen, A.J. “Multi-signals in otoliths - interpreting the covarying environmental and physiological imprints in calcified tissues” Biomineralization and Microanalytical Methods on Microstructures Workshop, February 2010, Kiel Germany
  • Geffen, A.J. “Imprints of recent climate variations: coastal cod fisheries in the middle ages” Keynote, EECLima Estuaries in a Changing Climate, April 2011Porto Portugal
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Contributed presentations

Geffen, A.J. 1983. The larval world: A comparison of limnetic and littoral environments. American Fisheries Society annual meeting, Milwaukee, WI

Geffen, A.J. 1985. Validating daily increment deposition in larval fish otoliths. International Symposium on the Age and Growth of Fish, Des Moines, IA

Geffen, A.J. 1993. Advances in larval fish ecology: New concepts resulting from application of otolith analysis. International Symposium on Otolith Application and Research. North Carolina, USA. January.

Geffen, A.J. 1995. Using measures of variation in studies of larval fish growth: the effect of experimental manipulation of feeding conditions on the population structure of larval cod (Gadus morhua) and herring (Clupea harengus). International Larval Fish Conference. Sydney AUSTRALIA June.

Belchier, M. & Geffen, A. “LA-ICPMS analysis of sardine and herring otoliths for stock identification” PARS Plenary Meeting, Tenerife, January 1999 

Geffen, A.J., Modin, J., Danielsdottir, A., and Pampoulie, C. Comparison of genetic and chemical signatures in Northeast Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) populations” Third International Symposium on Otolith Research and Application July 2004 Townsville Australia

Geffen, A.J.; Høie, H.; Folkvord, A.; Hufthammer, A.; Andersson, C.; Ninnemann, U.S.; Pedersen, R-B; Nedreaas, K.; Modin, J. “High Latitude Climate Variability and Its Effect on Fishery Resources As Revealed by Fossil Otoliths” First International Sclerochronology Conference; July 2007 St Petersburg Florida USA

Geffen, A.J.; Groison, A-L; Joliet, A.; Kleppe, L.; du Pontual, H.; Salte, R. “Challenges in the Rearing of European Hake Merluccius merluccius” 14th Annual Larval Fish Conference, August 2008, Kiel Germany

 

 

 

Poster presentations

 

Geffen, A.J., Folkvord, A., Fox, C.J. 2004. Larval herring otoliths: Coping with reality Third International Symposium on Otolith Research and Application July 2004 Townsville Australia

 

Hatfield, E.M.C., Zuur, A.F., Boyd, J., Campbell, N., Chubb, J.C.,   Collins, C.M.,  Coughlan, J.,  Cross, M., Cross, T.F.,  Cunningham, C.O.,  Geffen, A.J.,  MacKenzie, K., Nash, R.D.M.,  Jansen, S., Kay, S., Kelly, C.J.,  O'Leary, D.B.,  Schlickeisen, J., Schön, P-J., Watts, P.C. & Zimmermann, C. 2005. WESTHER: A multidisciplinary approach to the identification of herring (Clupea harengus L.) stock components west of the British Isles using biological tags and genetic markers. ICES ASC 18-27th September 2005. Aberdeen Scotland.

Kennedy, J., Geffen, A.J. & Nash, R.D.M. 2005. Maternal effects on egg and larval characteristics of the European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.). The 6th International Symposium on Flatfish Ecology, Maizuru, Kyoto, Japan, 20-25 October 2005. Kyoto University.

Fox, C.J., Geffen, A.J., Bunn, N., Davison, P., McCloghrie, P., Nash, R.D.M. & Rossetti, H. 2005. Spatial and temporal origins of juvenile European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa L.) around the eastern Irish Sea (British Isles). The 6th International Symposium on Flatfish Ecology, Maizuru, Kyoto, Japan, 20-25 October 2005. Kyoto University.

 

Kruber, C., Geffen, A.J., Tumyr, O., Kosler, J. 2006. Analysis of fish otoliths by Laser Ablation ICP Mass Spectrometry as a tool for tracing migration of cod. Third Nordic Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry - June 2006, Loen, Norway

Rowlands, W. Ll., Dickey-Collas, M., Geffen, A.J. & Nash, R.D.M. 2006. Do gadoids really prefer Calanus? The prey selection through metamorphosis in Irish Sea cod (Gadus morhua), haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) and whiting (Merlangus merlangus). ICES ASC 19-23rd September 2006 Maastricht, Netherlands.

Rowlands, W. Ll., Dickey-Collas, M., Geffen, A.J. & Nash, R.D.M. 2006. Does gape matter: Prey size selection of cod (Gadus morhua), haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) and whiting (Merlanguis merlangus) larvae to juveniles. ICES ASC 19-23rd September 2006 Maastricht, Netherlands.

 

Audrey J. Geffen, Hans Hoie, Beatriz Morales-Nin, José Manuel Hidalgo, Javier Tomas. “Oxygen isotope variation in European hake otoliths: comparing high resolution mass spectrometry and ion probe (SIMS) techniques” poster. First International Sclerochronology Conference; July 2007 St Petersburg Florida USA

Nash, Richard D.M., Olav S. Kjesbu, Edward A. Trippel, Audrey J. Geffen & Heidi Finden. “The paternal contribution to the 'Stock Reproductive Potential' of North-East Arctic cod (Gadus morhua): are males important? “  Reproductive and Recruitment Processes of Exploited Marine Fish Stocks, NAFO Symposium, 1-3 October 2007, Lisbon PORTUGAL

Hatfield, E.M.C., Nash, R.D.M., Zimmermann, C., Schön, P.-J., Kelly, C., Dickey-Collas, M., MacKenzie, K., Cross, T.F., Geffen, A. J., Chubb, J.C., Collins, C.M., Watts, P.C., Jansen, S., O'Leary, D.B., Cross, M.A., Campbell, N., Zuur, A.F., Cunningham, C.O. & Schlickeisen, J. 2007. The scientific implications of the EU Project WESTHER (Q5RS - 2002 – 01056) to the assessment and management of the herring stocks to the west of the British Isles. ICES ASC 17th-21st September 2007 Helsinki, Finland.

 

Geffen AJ, Nash, RDM, Dickey-Collas M. “Connectivity between nursery areas and spawning stocks of Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) on the west side of the British Isles, based on otolith microchemistry.” Linking Herring, ICES International Herring Symposium, August 2008, Galway Ireland

Geffen AJ, Nash, RDM, Dickey-Collas M. “Identification of spawning components in mixed aggregations of Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) along the west coast of the British Isles based on chemical composition of otolith cores.” Linking Herring, ICES International Herring Symposium, August 2008, Galway Ireland

 

Sonnich Meier, Audrey Geffen, Bjørn Einar Grøsvik, Pål Olsvik, H. Craig Morton, Tor Andreas Samuelsen, Trond Nordtug, Anders Thorsen, “Study of the long-term effects on Atlantic Herring (Clupea harengus) exposed to an oil-polluted Calanus finmarchicus diet.” PRIMO 15 Bordeaux, 17-20 May 2009