McLeod IM, Boström-Einarsson L, Johnson CR, Kendrick GA, Layton C, Rogers AA, Statton J (2018) The role of restoration in conserving matters of national environmental significance. Report to the National Environmental Science Programme, Marine Biodiversity Hub. 


Evans SM, Sinclair EA, Poore AGB, Bain KF, and Vergés A (2018) Assessing the effect of genetic diversity on the early establishment of the threatened seagrass Posidonia australis using a reciprocal-transplant experiment. Restoration Ecology 26, 570-580

Ewers Lewis CJ, Carnell PE, Sanderman J, Baldock JA, and Macreadie PI (2018) Variability and vulnerability of coastal ‘blue carbon’ stocks: A case study from southeast Australia. Ecosystems 21: 263–279

Johnson AJ, Statton R, Orth RJ, and Kendrick GA (2018) A sediment bioturbator bottleneck to seedling recruitment for the seagrass Posidonia australis. Marine Ecology Progress Series doi:10.3354/meps12550

Trevathan-Tackett SM, Wessel C, Cebrian J, Ralph PJ,, Masque P, and Macreadie PI (2018) Effects of small-scale, shading-induced seagrass loss on blue carbon storage: Implications for management of degraded seagrass ecosystems. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 1351-1359

Wu P, McMahon K, Rasheed MA, Kendrick GA, York PH, Chartrand K, Caley MJ, and Mengersen K (2018) Managing seagrass resilience under cumulative dredging affecting light: Predicting risk using dynamic Bayesian networks. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 1339-1350


Cumming EE, Jarvis JC, Sherman CDH, York PH, and Smith TM (2017) Seed germination in a southern Australian temperate seagrass. PeerJ 5: e3114

Kendrick GA, Orth RJ, Statton J, Hovey R, Ruiz-Montoya L, Lowe R, Krauss SL, and Sinclair EA (2017) Demographic and genetic connectivity: the role and consequences of reproduction, dispersal and recruitment in seagrasses. Biological Reviews 92(2): 921-938

Liu S, Jiang Z, Wu Y, Zhang J, Arbi I, Ye F, Huang X, and Macreadie PI (2017) Effects of nutrient load on microbial activities within a seagrass-dominated ecosystem: implications of changes in seagrass blue carbon. Marine Pollution Bulletin 117: 214–221

Lovelock CE, Atwood T, Baldock J, Duarte CM, Hickey S, Lavery PS, Masque P, Macreadie PI, Ricart AM, Serrano O, and Steven A (2017) Assessing the risk of CO2 emissions from blue carbon ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15: 257–265

Macreadie PI, Nielsen DA, Kelleway JJ, Atwood T, Seymour J, Petrou K, Connolly RM, Thomson ACG, Trevathan-Tackett S, and Ralph P (2017) Can we manage coastal ecosystems to sequester more blue carbon? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15: 206-213

Macreadie PI, Trevathan-Tackett SM, Baldock JA, and Kelleway JJ (2017) Converting beach-cast wrack into biochar: a climate-friendly solution to a coastal problem. Science of the Total Environment 574: 90-94

Matheson FE, Reed J, Dos Santos VM, Mackay G, and Cummings VJ (2017) Seagrass rehabilitation: successful transplants and evaluation of methods at different spatial scales, New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 51: 96-109

Maxwell PS, Eklöf JS, van Katwijk MM, O'Brien KR, de la Torre‐Castro M, Boström C, Bouma TJ, Krause‐Jensen D, Unsworth RK, van Tussenbroek BI and van der Heide . (2017) The fundamental role of ecological feedback mechanisms for the adaptive management of seagrass ecosystems – a review. Biological Reviews 92: 1521-1538

Miller BP, Sinclair EA, Menz MHM, Elliott CP, Bunn E, Commander LE, Dalziell E, David E, Erickson TE, Golos PJ, Krauss SL, Lewandrowski W, Mayence CE, Merino-Martin L, Merritt DJ, Nevill P, Davis B, Phillips RD, Ritchie AL, Ruoss S, and Stevens J (2017) A framework for the practical science necessary to restore sustainable, resilient and biodiverse ecosystems. Restoration Ecology 25: 605-617

Statton J, Sellers R, Dixon KW, Kilminster K, Merritt DJ and Kendrick GA (2017) Seed dormancy and germination of Halophila ovalis mediated by simulated seasonal temperature changes. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 198: 156-162

Statton J, Ruiz-Montoya L, Orth RJ, Dixon KW, and Kendrick GA (2017) Identifying critical recruitment bottlenecks limiting seedling establishment in a degraded seagrass ecosystem. Scientific Reports 7: 14786

Trevathan-Tackett CM, Macreadie PI, Sanderman J, Baldock J, Howes J, and Ralph P (2017) A global assessment of the chemical recalcitrance of seagrass tissues: Implications for long-term carbon sequestration. Frontiers in Plant Science doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00925

Trevathan-Tackett S, Seymour J, Nielsen D, Macreadie PI, Thomas J, Sanderman J, Baldock J, Howes J, Steven A, and Ralph P (2017) Sediment anoxia limits microbial-driven seagrass reminersalization under warming conditions. FEMS Microbiology Ecology doi: 10.1093/femsec/fix033

York PH, Smith TM, Coles RG, McKenna S, Connolly RM, Irving AD, Jackson EL, Mcmahon K, Runcie J, Sherman CDH, Sullivan B, Trevathan-Tackett S, Brodersen K, Carter AB, Ewers C, Lavery P, Roelfsema C, Samper-Villarreal J, Sinclair EA, Strydom S, Tanner J, Van Dijk K-J, Warry F, Waycott M, and Whitehead S (2017) Identifying knowledge gaps in seagrass research and management: an Australian perspective. Marine Environmental Research 127: 163-172


Adams MP, Hovey RK, Hipsey MR, Bruce LC, Ghisalberti M, Lowe RJ, Gruber RK, Ruiz-Montoya L, Maxwell PS, Callaghan DP, Kendrick GA, and O'Brien KR (2016) Feedback between sediment and light for seagrass: Where is it important? Limnology and Oceanography 61: 1937-1955

Campbell ML (2016) Burial duration and frequency influences resilience of differing propagule types in a subtidal seagrass, Posidonia australis. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0161309

Evans SM, Sinclair EA, Poore AGB, Bain KF, and Verges A (2016) Genotypic richness predicts phenotypic variation in an endangered clonal plant. PeerJ 4: e1633

McSkimming C, Connell SD, Russell BW, and Tanner JE (2016) Habitat restoration: early signs and extent of faunal recovery relative to seagrass recovery. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 171: 51-57

Pernice M, Sinutok S, Sablok G, Commault AS, Schliep M, Macreadie PI, Rasheed MA, and Ralph PJ (2016) Molecular physiology reveals ammonium uptake and related gene expression in the seagrass Zostera muelleri. Marine Environmental Research 122: 126-134

Serrano O, Lavery PS, Duarte CM, Kendrick GA, Calafat A, York P, Steven A, and Macreadie PI (2016) Can mud (silt and clay) concentration be used to predict soil organic carbon content within seagrass ecosystems? Biogeosciences 13: 4915-4926

Sherman CDH, York PH, Smith TM, and Macreadie PI (2016) Fine‑scale patterns of genetic variation in a widespread clonal seagrass species. Marine Biology 163: 82

Sinclair EA, Statton J, Hovey R, Anthony J, Dixon KW, and Kendrick GA (2016) Reproduction at the extremes: pseudovivipary and genetic mosaicism in Posidonia australis (Posidoniaceae) Posidonia australis Hooker (Posidoniaceae). Annals of Botany 117: 237-247

Sinclair EA, Anthony JM, Greer D, Ruiz-Montoya L, Evans SE, Krauss SL, and Kendrick GA (2016) Genetic signatures of Bassian glacial refugia and contemporary connectivity in a marine foundation species. Journal of Biogeography 43: 2209-2222

Sinclair EA, Hovey R, Statton J, Fraser MW, Cambridge ML, and Kendrick GA (2016) Comment on ‘Seagrass viviparous propagules as a potential long-distance dispersal mechanism’ by A. C. G. Thomson et al. 2014. Estuaries and Coasts doi: 10.1007/s12237-014-9850-1. Estuaries and Coasts 39: 290-293

Smith TM, York PH, Macreadie PI, Keough M, Ross DJ, and Sherman CDH (2016) Recovery pathways from small scale disturbance in a temperate Australian seagrass. Marine Ecology Progress Series 542: 97-108

Smith TM, York PH, Macreadie PI, Keough MJ, Ross DJ, and Sherman CDH (2016) Spatial variation in reproductive effort of a Southern Australian seagrass. Marine Environmental Research 120: 214-224 

Tanner, J and Theil M (2016) Adelaide Seagrass Rehabilitation Project: 2014-2016. Final report prepared for the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board. South Australian Research and Development Institute, Aquatic Sciences, Adelaide

Van Katwijk MM, Thorhaug A, Marbà N, Orth RJ, Duarte CM, Kendrick GA, Althuizen IHJ, Balestri E, Bernard G, Cambridge ML, Cunha A, Durance C, Giesen W, Han Q, Hosokawa S, Kiswara W, Komatsu T, Lardicci C, Lee K-S, Meinesz A, Nakaoka M, O'Brien KR, Paling EI, Pickerell C, Ransijn AMA, and Verduin JJ (2016) Global analysis of seagrass restoration: the importance of large-scale planting. Journal of Applied Ecology 53: 567-578

Weatherall EJ, Jackson EL, Hendry RA, and Campbell ML (2016) Quantifying the dispersal potential of seagrass vegetative fragments: A comparison of multiple subtropical species. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 169: 207-215


Abelson A, Halpern BS, Reed DC, Orth RJ, Kendrick GA, Beck MW, Belmaker J, Krause G, Edgar GJ, Airoldi L, Brokovich E, France R, Shashar N, De Blaeij A, Stambler N, Salameh P, Shechter M, and Nelson PA (2016) Upgrading Marine Ecosystem Restoration Using Ecological–Social Concepts. BioScience 66: 156-163

Atwood T, Ritchie E, Connolly RC, Fourqurean J, Hays G, Heithaus M, Lovelock C, and Macreadie PI (2015) Predators help protect carbon stocks in blue carbon ecosystems. Nature Climate Change 5: 1038-1045

Gillies CL, Fitzsimons JA, Branigan S, Hale L, Hancock B, Creighton C, Alleway H, Bishop MJ, Brown S, Chamberlain D, Cleveland B, Crawford C, Crawford M, Diggles B, Ford JR, Hamer P, Hart A, Johnston E, McDonald T, Mcleod I, Pinner B, Russell K, and Winstanley R (2015) Scaling-up marine restoration efforts in Australia. Ecological Management & Restoration 16: 84-85

Kilminster K, Mcmahon K, Waycott M, Kendrick GA, Scanes P, Mckenzie L, O'Brien KR, Lyons M, Ferguson A, Maxwell P, Glasby T, and Udy J (2015) Unravelling complexity in seagrass systems for management: Australia as a microcosm. Science of the Total Environment 534: 97–109

Lyons M, Roelfsema C, Kovacs E, Samper-Villarreal J, Saunders M, Maxwell P, Phinn S (2015) Rapid monitoring of seagrass biomass using a simple linear modelling approach, in the field and from space. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 530: 1–14

Marbà N, Arias-Ortiz A, Masqué P, Kendrick GA, Mazarrasa I, Bastyan GR, Garcia-Orellana J, and Duarte CM (2015) Impact of seagrass loss and subsequent revegetation on carbon sequestration and stocks. Journal of Ecology 103: 296-302

Macreadie PI, Rolph T, Boyd R, Schröder-Adams C, and Skilbeck CG (2015) ENSO and coastal development enhance coastal burial of terrestrial carbon. PLoS ONE 10: e0145136

Macreadie PI, Trevathan-Tackett SM, Skilbeck CG, Sanderman J, Curlevski N, Jacobsen G, and Seymour JR (2015) Losses and recovery of organic carbon from a seagrass ecosystem following disturbance. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 282: 1-6

Ricart AM, York P, Rasheed MA, Pérez M, Romero J, Bryant CV, and Macreadie PI (2015) Variability of sedimentary organic carbon in patchy seagrass landscapes. Marine Pollution Bulletin 100: 476-482

Tanner JE (2015) Restoration of the seagrass Amphibolis antarctica—temporal variability and long-term success. Estuaries and Coasts 38: 668–678

Thomson ACG, York PH, Smith TM, Sherman CDH, Booth DJ, Keough MJ, Ross DJ, and Macreadie PI (2015) Seagrass viviparous propagules as a potential long-distance dispersal mechanism. Estuaries and Coasts 38: 927-940

Trevathan-Tackett SM, Kelleway J, Macreadie PI, Beardall J, Ralph P, and Bellgrove A (2015) Comparison of marine macrophytes for their contributions to blue carbon sequestration. Ecology 96: 3043-3057

Unsworth RKF, Collier CJ, Waycott M, McKenzie LJ, and Cullen-Unsworth LC (2015) A framework for the resilience of seagrass ecosystems. Marine Pollution Bulletin 100: 34-46


Evans SM, Sinclair EA, Poore AGB, Steinberg PD, Kendrick GA, and Vergés A (2014) Genetic diversity in threatened Posidonia australis seagrass meadows. Conservation Genetics 15: 717-728

Glasby TM, Taylor SL, and Housefield GP (2014) Factors influencing the growth of seagrass seedlings: A case study of Posidonia australis. Aquatic Botany 120: 251-259

Macreadie PI, Baird ME, Trevathan-Tackett SM, Larkum AWD, and Ralph PJ (2014) Quantifying and modelling the carbon sequestration capacity of seagrass meadows - a critical appraisal. Marine Pollution Bulletin 83: 430-439

Macreadie PI, Schliep MT, Rasheed MA, Chartrand KM, and Ralph PJ (2014) Molecular indicators of chronic seagrass stress: A new era in the management of seagrass ecosystems? Ecological Indicators 38: 279-281

Macreadie PI, Schliep MT, Rasheed MA, Chartrand KM, and Ralph PJ (2014) Resilience of Zostera muelleri seagrass to small-scale disturbances: the relative importance of asexual versus sexual recovery. Ecology and Evolution 4: 450-461

Macreadie PI, York PH, Sherman CDH, KeoughMJ, Ross JD, and Smith TM (2014) No detectable impact of small-scale disturbance on seagrass ‘blue carbon’. Marine Biology 161: 2939–2944

Sinclair EA, Gecan I, Krauss SL, and Kendrick GA (2014) Against the odds: complete outcrossing in a monoecious clonal seagrass Posidonia australis (Posidoniaceae). Annals of Botany 113: 1185-1196

Sinclair EA, Krauss SL, Anthony J, Hovey R, and Kendrick GA (2014) The interaction of environment and genetic diversity within meadows of the seagrass Posidonia australis (Posidoniaceae). Marine Ecology Progress Series 506: 87-98

Statton J, Kendrick GA, Dixon KW, and Cambridge ML (2014) Inorganic nutrient supplements constrain restoration potential of seedlings of the seagrass, Posidonia australis. Restoration Ecology 22: 196-203

Tanner JE, Irving AD, Fernandes M, Fotheringham D, Mcardle A, and Murray-Jones S (2014) Seagrass rehabilitation off metropolitan Adelaide: A case study of loss, action, failure and success. Ecological Management & Restoration 15: 168-179

Trevathan-Tackett S, Macreadie PI, Ralph PJ, and Seymour JS (2014) Detachment and flow cytometric quantification of seagrass-associated bacteria. Journal of Microbiological Methods 102: 23-25

Vergés A, Steinberg PD, Hay ME, Poore AGB, Campbell AH, Ballesteros E, Heck KL, Booth DJ, Coleman MA, Feary DA, Figueira W, Langlois TJ, Marzinelli EM, Mizerek T, Mumby PJ, Nakamura Y, Roughan M, Van Sebille E, Gupta AS, Smale DA, Tomas F, Wernberg T, and Wilson SK (2014) The tropicalization of temperate marine ecosystems: climate-mediated changes in herbivory and community phase shifts. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20140846


BMT Oceanica (2013) Transplanting Posidonia seagrass in temperate Western Australian waters: A practical ‘How To’ Guide. Available at: http://www.bmtoceanica.com.au/products/seagrass-transplanting-manual/

Irving AD, Tanner JE, and Collings GJ (2013) Rehabilitating seagrass by facilitating recruitment: Improving chances for success. Restoration Ecology 22: 134-141

Macreadie PI, Hughes AR, Kimbro DL (2013) Loss of 'blue carbon' from coastal salt marshes following habitat disturbance. PLoS ONE 8: e69244

McCormack C, Rasheed M, Davies J, Carter A, Sankey T, and Tol S (2013) Long term seagrass monitoring in the Port Curtis Western Basin: Quarterly seagrass assessments and permanent transect monitoring progress report November 2009 to November 2012. In. Centre for Tropical Water & Aquatic Ecosystem Research (TropWATER) Publication, James Cook University, Cairns, p 88

Murray-Jones, S (2013) (Ed.) Proceedings of the Third Seagrass Restoration. Workshop. South Australian Research and Development Institute, Aquatic Sciences, Adelaide

Sinclair EA, Verduin J, Krauss SL, Hardinge J, Anthony JM, and Kendrick GA (2013) A genetic assessment of a successful seagrass meadow (Posidonia australis) restoration trial. Ecological Management & Restoration 14: 68-71

Smith TM, York PH, Stanley AM, Macreadie PI, Keough MJ, Ross JD, and Sherman CDH(2013) Microsatellite primer development for the seagrass Zostera nigricaulis (Zosteraceae). Conservation Genetic Resources 5: 607–610

Statton J, Cambridge ML, Dixon KW, and Kendrick GA (2013) Aquaculture of Posidonia australis seedlings for seagrass restoration programs: Effect of sediment type and organic enrichment on growth. Restoration Ecology 21: 250-259

Verduin J, and Sinclair EA (2013) Seagrass meadow restoration trial using transplants – Cockburn Sound, Western Australia. http://site.emrprojectsummaries.org/2013/03/08/seagrass-meadow-restoration-trial-using-transplants-cockburn-sound-western-australia/

York P, and Smith TM (2013) Research, monitoring and management of seagrass ecosystems adjacent to port developments in central Queensland: literature review and gap analysis. Geelong: Deakin University.

York PH, Gruber RK, Hill R, Ralph PJ, Booth DJ, Macreadie PI (2013) Physiological and morphological responses of the temperate seagrass Zostera muelleri to multiple stressors: Investigating the interactive effects of light and temperature. PLoS ONE 8: e76377

2007 - 2012

Bastyan GR, and Cambridge ML (2008) Transplantation as a method for restoring the seagrass Posidonia australis. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 79: 289-299

Campbell ML (2010) Seagrass Restoration. The development of a decision-based restoration framework. Lambert Academic Publishing; Koln, Germany. 221pp

Collier CJ, Uthicke S, and Waycott M (2011) Thermal tolerance of two seagrass species at contrasting light levels: Implications for future distribution in the Great Barrier Reef. Limnology and Oceanography 56: 2200-2210

Collier CJ, Waycott M, and McKenzie LJ (2012) Light thresholds derived from seagrass loss in the coastal zone of the northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Ecological Indicators 23: 211-219 

Ganassin C, and Gibbs PJ (2008). A review of seagrass planting as a means of habitat compensation following loss of seagrass meadow. Fisheries Final Report Series No. 96, NSW Department of Primary Industries

Kendrick GA, Waycott M, Carruthers T, Cambridge M, Hovey R, Krauss SL, Lavery P, Les D, Lowe RJ, Mascaró O, Ooi Lean Sim J, Orth RJ, Rivers D, Ruiz-Montoya L, Sinclair EA, Statton J, van Dijk K, and Verduin J (2012) The central role of dispersal in the maintenance and persistence of seagrass populations. BioScience 62: 56-65

Macreadie PI, Allen K, Kelaher BP, Ralph PJ, and Skilbeck CG (2012) Paleoreconstruction of estuarine sediments reveal human-induced weakening of coastal carbon sinks. Global Change Biology 18: 891-901

Matheson FE, and Wadhwa S (2012) Seagrass in Porirua Harbour: preliminary assessment of restoration potential. NIWA Report for Greater Wellington Regional Council. HAM2012-037, 35p

Matheson FE, Lundquist CJ, Gemmill CEC, and Pilditch CA (2011) New Zealand seagrass – more threatened than IUCN review indicates. Biological Conservation 144: 2749-2750

Matheson FE, Reed J, Dos Santos VM, Cummings V, Mackay G, and Jordan M (2009) Seagrass restoration in Whangarei Harbour: results of a small-scale transplantation trial. NIWA Report for Northland Regional Council. HAM2008-063, 25p

Murray-Jones S (2008) Proceedings of the Second Seagrass. Restoration Workshop. South Australian Museum, Adelaide

Paling EI, Fonseca MS, Van Katwijk MM, and Van Keulen M (2009) Seagrass Restoration. Pages 687-714 In: Perillo GME, Wolanski E, Cahoon DR and Brinson MM, (eds) Coastal Wetlands: An integrated Ecosystem Approach. Elsevier

Paling EI, Van Keulen M, and Tunbridge DJ (2007) Seagrass transplanting in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia: A comparison of manual transplantation methodology using Posidonia sinuosa Cambridge et Kuo. Restoration Ecology 15: 240-249

Renton M, Airey M, Cambridge ML, and Kendrick GA (2011) Modelling seagrass growth and development to evaluate transplanting strategies for restoration. Annals of Botany 108: 1213-1223

Sherman CDH, Stanley AM, Keough MJ, Gardner MG, and Macreadie PI (2012) Development of twenty-three novel microsatellite markers for the seagrass, Zostera muelleri from Australia. Conservation Genetic Resources 4: 689–693

Sinclair EA, Anthony JM, Coupland GT, Waycott M, Barrett MD, Barrett RL, Cambridge ML, Wallace MJ, Dixon KW, Krauss SL, Kendrick GA (2009) Characterisation of polymorphic microsatellite markers in the widespread Australian seagrass, Posidonia australis Hook. f. (Posidoniaceae), with cross-amplification in the sympatric P. sinuosa. Conservation Genetics Resources 1: 273-276

Statton J, Dixon KW, Hovey RK, and Kendrick GA (2012) A comparative assessment of approaches and outcomes for seagrass revegetation in Shark Bay and southern Florida. Marine and Freshwater Research 63: 984-993

Unsworth RKF, Rasheed MA, Chartrand KM, and Roelofs AJ (2012) Solar radiation and tidal exposure as environmental drivers of Enhalus acoroides dominated seagrass meadows. PLoS ONE 7: e34133

Verduin JJ, Paling EI, Van Keulen M, and Rivers LE (2012) Recovery of donor meadows of Posidonia sinuosa and Posidonia australis contributes to sustainable seagrass transplantation. International Journal of Ecology Article ID: 837317

Waycott M, Duarte CM, Carruthers TJB, Orth RJ, Dennison WC, Olyarnik S, Calladine A, Fourqurean JW, Heck KL, Hughes AR, Kendrick GA, Kenworthy WJ, Short FT, and Williams SL (2009) Accelerating loss of seagrasses across the globe threatens coastal ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106: 12377−12381