Jonathan Gardner

Marine Biology, Ecology, Genetics and Conservation School of Biological Sciences


Teaching in 2017

Research interests

Marine ecology, Marine reserves, Marine biodiversity, Marine invasive species, Marine population genetics, Aquaculture

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Research areas

  • Marine population and seascape genetics
  • Aquaculture and genetics of marine invertebrates
  • Marine reserves and marine conservation
  • Deep-sea Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems
  • Connectivity of marine populations

Selected publications

Gardner JPA, Wenne R, Westfall KR Zbawicka M. 2016. Invasive mussels threaten regional scale genetic diversity in mainland and remote offshore locations: the need for baseline data and enhanced protection in the Southern Ocean. Global Change Biology 22: 3182–3195, doi: 10.1111/gcb.13332.

Gardner JPA, Patterson J, George S, Patterson Edward JK. 2016. Combined evidence indicates that Perna indica is Perna perna from the Oman region introduced into southern India more than 100 years ago. Biological Invasions 18: 1375–1390.

Boschen RE, Collins PC, Tunnicliffe V, Carlsson J, Gardner JPA, Lowe J, McCrone A, Metaxas A, Sinniger F, Swaddling A. 2016. A primer for use of genetic tools in selecting and testing the suitability of set-aside sites for deep-sea seafloor massive sulfide mining.  Ocean and Coastal Management 122: 37–48.

Silva CNS, Gardner JPA. 2015. Emerging patterns of genetic variation in the New Zealand endemic scallop Pecten novaezelandiae. Molecular Ecology 24: 5379-5393.

Silva CNS, Gardner JPA. 2015. Identifying environmental factors that are associated with the genetic structure of the New Zealand scallop: linking seascape genetics and ecophysiological tolerance.  ICES Journal of Marine Science doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv240.

Gardner JPA, Wei K. 2015. The genetic architecture of hybridisation between two lineages of marine mussels. Heredity 114: 344-355.

Boschen R, Rowden AA, Clark M, Gardner JPA. 2013. Review and current status of knowledge of SMS deposits: management implications.  Ocean and Coastal Management 84: 54-67.

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