Michael Sweet


NameMichael Sweet
Job titleProfessor of Molecular Ecology
Research instituteCollege of Science and Engineering
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4983-8333

Research outputs

Horizon scanning the application of probiotics for wildlife

Neus Garcias-Bonet, Anna Roik., Braden Tierne., Francisca C. García., Helena D.M. Villela, Ashley M. Dungan., Kate M. Quigley, Sweet, M., Gabriele, Berg., Lone, Gram., David G. Bourne., Blake, Ushijima., Maggie, Sogin., Lone, Hoj., Gustavo, Duarte, Heribert, Hirt, Kornelia, Smalla, Alexandre S. Rosado., Susana, Carvalho, Rebecca, Vega Thurber, Maren, Ziegler, Christopher E. Mason, Madeleine J.H. van Oppen, hristian R. Voolstra and Raquel S. Peixoto 2023. Horizon scanning the application of probiotics for wildlife. Trends in Microbiology. pp. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2023.08.012

Deep-sea sponge derived environmental DNA analysis reveals demersal fish biodiversity of a remote Arctic ecosystem

Brodnicke, O., Meyer, H. K., Busch, K., Xavier, J. R., Knudsen, S. W., Møller, P. R., Hentschel, U. and Sweet, M. 2023. Deep-sea sponge derived environmental DNA analysis reveals demersal fish biodiversity of a remote Arctic ecosystem . Environmental DNA. pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1002/edn3.451

Human-induced salinity changes impact marine organisms and ecosystems

Till Röthig, Stacey M. Trevathan-Tackett,, Christian R. Voolstra, Cliff Ross, Samuel Chaffron, Paul J. Durack, Laura M. Warmuth and Sweet, M. 2023. Human-induced salinity changes impact marine organisms and ecosystems. Global Change Biology. pp. 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16859

Beyond the Symbiodiniaceae: diversity and role of microeukaryotic coral symbionts

Anthony M. Bonacolta, Bradley A. Weiler, Teresa Porta-Fitó, Michael Sweet, Patrick Keeling and Javier del Campo 2023. Beyond the Symbiodiniaceae: diversity and role of microeukaryotic coral symbionts. Coral Reefs. 42, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-023-02352-0

The reef-building coral Galaxea fascicularis: a new model system for coral symbiosis research

Giulia Puntin, Jamie Craggs, Róisín Hayden, Kara E. Engelhardt, Shelby McIlroy, Michael Sweet, David M. Baker and Maren Ziegler 2022. The reef-building coral Galaxea fascicularis: a new model system for coral symbiosis research. Coral Reefs. pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-022-02334-8

Harnessing the Power of Model Organisms To Unravel Microbial Functions in the Coral Holobiont

Giulia Puntin, Michael Sweet, Sebastian Fraune, Mónica Medina, Koty Sharp, Virginia M. Weis and Maren Ziegler 2022. Harnessing the Power of Model Organisms To Unravel Microbial Functions in the Coral Holobiont. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews. Vol 86 (Issue 4). https://doi.org/10.1128/mmbr.00053-22

Harnessing the microbiome to prevent global biodiversity loss

Raquel S. Peixoto, Christian R. Voolstra, Michael Sweet, Carlos M. Duarte, Susana Carvalho, Helena Villela, Jeantine E. Lunshof, Lone Gram, Douglas C. Woodhams, Jens Walter, Anna Roik, Ute Hentschel, Rebecca Vega Thurber, Brendan Daisley, Blake Ushijima, Daniele Daffonchio, Rodrigo Costa, Tina Keller-Costa, Jeff S. Bowman, Alexandre S. Rosado, Gregor Reid, Christopher E. Mason, Jenifer B. Walke, Torsten Thomas and Gabriele Berg 2022. Harnessing the microbiome to prevent global biodiversity loss. Nature Microbiology. Vol 7 (Issue 11), pp. 1726 - 1735. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-022-01173-1

Cultured Bacteria Provide Insight into the Functional Potential of the Coral-Associated Microbiome

Li, J., Zou, Y., Li, Q., Bourne, D. G., Sweet, M., Liu, C., Guo, A. and Zhang, S. 2022. Cultured Bacteria Provide Insight into the Functional Potential of the Coral-Associated Microbiome. msystems. 7 (4), pp. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1128/msystems.00327-22

Predation increases multiple components of microbial diversity in activated sludge communities.

Burian, A., Pinn, D., Peralta-Maraver, I., Sweet, M., Mauvisseau, Q., Eyice, O., Bulling, M., Röthig, T. and Kratina, P. 2022. Predation increases multiple components of microbial diversity in activated sludge communities. ISME. 16, p. 1086–1094. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-021-01145-z

Extending the natural adaptive capacity of coral holobionts

Christian R. Voolstra, David J. Suggett, Raquel S. Peixoto, John E. Parkinson, Kate M. Quigley, Cynthia B. Silveira, Michael Sweet, Erinn M. Muller, Daniel J. Barshis, David G. Bourne and Manuel Aranda 2021. Extending the natural adaptive capacity of coral holobionts. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment. Vol 2 (2021), p. 747–762. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43017-021-00214-3

Coral microbiome manipulation elicits metabolic and genetic restructuring to mitigate heat stress and evade mortality.

Sweet, M. 2021. Coral microbiome manipulation elicits metabolic and genetic restructuring to mitigate heat stress and evade mortality. Science Advances. 7 (33), pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abg3088

A review of the diversity and impact of invasive non-native species in tropical marine ecosystems

Alidoost Salimi, Parisa, Creed, Joel C., Esch, Melanie M., Fenner, Douglas, Jaafar, Zeehan, Levesque, Juan C., Montgomery, Anthony D., Alidoost Salimi, Mahsa, Edward, J. K. Patterson, Raj, K. Diraviya and Sweet, Michael 2021. A review of the diversity and impact of invasive non-native species in tropical marine ecosystems. Marine Biodiversity Records. 14 (1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s41200-021-00206-8

Mapping a super-invader in a biodiversity hotspot, an eDNA-based success story

Baudry, Thomas, Mauvisseau, Quentin, Goût, Jean-Pierre, Arqué, Alexandre, Delaunay, Carine, Smith-Ravin, Juliette, Sweet, Michael and Grandjean, Frédéric 2021. Mapping a super-invader in a biodiversity hotspot, an eDNA-based success story. Ecological Indicators. 126, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.107637

Species-Specific Variations in the Metabolomic Profiles of Acropora hyacinthus and Acropora millepora Mask Acute Temperature Stress Effects in Adult Coral Colonies

Sweet, Michael, Bulling, Mark, Varshavi, Dorsa, Lloyd, Gavin R., Jankevics, Andris, Najdekr, Lukáš, Weber, Ralf J. M., Viant, Mark R. and Craggs, J. 2021. Species-Specific Variations in the Metabolomic Profiles of Acropora hyacinthus and Acropora millepora Mask Acute Temperature Stress Effects in Adult Coral Colonies. Frontiers in Marine Science. 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.574292

Improving the reliability of eDNA data interpretation

Burian, Alfred, Mauvisseau, Quentin, Bulling, Mark, Domisch, Sami, Qian, Song and Sweet, Michael 2021. Improving the reliability of eDNA data interpretation. Molecular Ecology Resources. 21, p. 1422–1433.. https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.13367

Going with the flow: How corals in high‐flow environments can beat the heat

Fifer, James, Bentlage, Bastian, Lemer, Sarah, Fujimura, Atsushi G., Sweet, Michael and Raymundo, Laurie J. 2021. Going with the flow: How corals in high‐flow environments can beat the heat. Molecular Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15869

Investing in Blue Natural Capital to Secure a Future for the Red Sea Ecosystems

Cziesielski, Maha J., Duarte, Carlos M., Aalismail, Nojood, Al-Hafedh, Yousef, Anton, Andrea, Baalkhuyur, Faiyah, Baker, A., Balke, Thorsten, Baums, Iliana B., Berumen, Michael, Chalastani, Vasiliki I., Cornwell, Brendan, Daffonchio, Daniele, Diele, Karen, Farooq, Ehtesaam, Gattuso, Jean-Pierre, He, Song, Lovelock, Catherine E., Mcleod, Elizabeth, Macreadie, Peter I., Marba, Nuria, Martin, Cecilia, Muniz-Barreto, Marcelle, Kadinijappali, Kirshnakumar P., Prihartato, Perdana, Rabaoui, Lotfi, Saderne, Vincent, Schmidt-Roach, Sebastian, Suggett, David J., Sweet, Michael, Statton, John, Teicher, Sam, Trevathan-Tackett, Stacey M., Joydas, Thadickal V., Yahya, Razan and Aranda, Manuel 2021. Investing in Blue Natural Capital to Secure a Future for the Red Sea Ecosystems. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.603722

Seasonality, DNA degradation and spatial heterogeneity as drivers of eDNA detection dynamics

Troth, Christopher R., Sweet, Michael J., Nightingale, Jen and Burian, Alfred 2021. Seasonality, DNA degradation and spatial heterogeneity as drivers of eDNA detection dynamics. Science of The Total Environment. 768, p. 144466. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144466

Insights into the cultured bacterial fraction of corals

Michael Sweet, Helena Villela, Tina Keller-Costa, Rodrigo Costa, Stefano Romano, David Bourne, Anny Cardenas, Megan Huggett, Allison Kerwin, Felicity Kuek, Monica Medina, Julie Meyer, Moritz Müller, Joseph Pollock, Michael Rappé, Mathieu Sere, Koty Sharp, Christian Voolstra, Maren Ziegler and Raquel Peixoto 2021. Insights into the cultured bacterial fraction of corals. American Society for Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-105866/v1

Measuring actions for nature—development and validation of a pro-nature conservation behaviour scale

Barbett, Lea, Stupple, Edward, Sweet, Michael, Schofield, M. and Richardson, Miles 2020. Measuring actions for nature—development and validation of a pro-nature conservation behaviour scale. Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12124885

Editorial: Coral Reefs in the Anthropocene – Reflecting on 20 Years of Reef Conservation UK

Andradi-Brown, Dominic A., Banaszak, Anastazia T., Frazer, Thomas K., Gilchrist, Hannah, Harborne, Alastair R., Head, Catherine E. I., Koldewey, Heather J., Levy, Emma, Richards, Kirsty, Short, Rebecca, Sweet, Michael, Teleki, Kristian, Voolstra, Christian R., Wilson, Bryan, Wood, Elizabeth, Yarlett, Robert T. and Curnick, David J. 2020. Editorial: Coral Reefs in the Anthropocene – Reflecting on 20 Years of Reef Conservation UK. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00364

Corals as canaries in the coalmine: towards the incorporation of marine ecosystems into the ‘One Health’ concept

Michael Sweet, Mark Bulling and Burian, A. 2021. Corals as canaries in the coalmine: towards the incorporation of marine ecosystems into the ‘One Health’ concept. Elsevier BV. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/gv6s7

Completing the life cycle of a broadcast spawning coral in a closed mesocosm

Craggs, J., Guest, James, Davies, M. and Sweet, Michael 2020. Completing the life cycle of a broadcast spawning coral in a closed mesocosm. Invertebrate Reproduction & Development. 64 (3), pp. 244-247. https://doi.org/10.1080/07924259.2020.1759704

Tracing the origin of olive ridley turtles entangled in ghost nets in the Maldives: A phylogeographic assessment of populations at risk

Stelfox, M., Burian, A., Shanker, Kartik, Rees, Alan F., Jean, Claire, Willson, Maïa S., Manik, Nashwa Ahmed and Sweet, Michael 2020. Tracing the origin of olive ridley turtles entangled in ghost nets in the Maldives: A phylogeographic assessment of populations at risk. Biological Conservation. 245, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108499

Heat waves are a major threat to turbid coral reefs in Brazil

Duarte, Gustavo A. S., Villela, Helena D. M., Deocleciano, Matheus, Silva, Denise, Barno, Adam, Cardoso, Pedro M., Vilela, Caren L. S., Rosado, Phillipe, Messias, Camila S. M. A., Chacon, Maria Alejandra, Santoro, Erika P., Olmedo, Daniele B., Szpilman, Marcelo, Rocha, Luiz A., Sweet, Michael and Peixoto, Raquel S. 2020. Heat waves are a major threat to turbid coral reefs in Brazil. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00179

Reliable eDNA detection and quantification of the European weather loach (Misgurnus fossilis)

Brys, Rein, Halfmaerten, David, Neyrinck, Sabrina, Mauvisseau, Quentin, Auwerx, Johan, Sweet, Michael and Mergeay, Joachim 2020. Reliable eDNA detection and quantification of the European weather loach (Misgurnus fossilis). Journal of Fish Biology. pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.14315

Minimum drift times infer trajectories of ghost nets found in the Maldives

Stelfox, Martin, Lett, Christophe, Reid, Geraldine, Souch, Graham and Sweet, Michael 2020. Minimum drift times infer trajectories of ghost nets found in the Maldives. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 154, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111037

Sea urchin diseases: Effects from individuals to ecosystems

Sweet, Michael 2020. Sea urchin diseases: Effects from individuals to ecosystems. in: Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science Elsevier.

Untangling the origin of ghost gear within the Maldivian archipelago and its impact on olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) populations

Stelfox, M., Bulling, M and Sweet, M 2019. Untangling the origin of ghost gear within the Maldivian archipelago and its impact on olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) populations. Endangered Species Research. 40, pp. 309-320. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr00990

Compositional homogeneity in the pathobiome of a new, slow-spreading coral disease

Sweet, Michael, Burian, Alfred, Fifer, James, Bulling, Mark, Elliott, David and Raymundo, Laurie 2019. Compositional homogeneity in the pathobiome of a new, slow-spreading coral disease. Microbiome. 7 (1), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40168-019-0759-6

Customized medicine for corals

Sweet, Michael, Peixoto, Raquel and Bourne, David 2019. Customized medicine for corals. Frontiers in Marine Scinece. pp. 1-5. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00686

Combining ddPCR and environmental DNA to improve detection capabilities of a critically endangered freshwater invertebrate

Mauvisseau, Quentin, Davy-Bowker, John, Bulling, Mark, Brys, Rein, Neyrinck, Sabrina, Troth, Christopher and Sweet, Michael 2019. Combining ddPCR and environmental DNA to improve detection capabilities of a critically endangered freshwater invertebrate. Scientific Reports. 9 (14064), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50571-9

Ex situ co culturing of the sea urchin, Mespilia globulus and the coral Acropora millepora enhances early post-settlement survivorship

Craggs, Jamie, Guest, James, Bulling, Mark and Sweet, Michael 2019. Ex situ co culturing of the sea urchin, Mespilia globulus and the coral Acropora millepora enhances early post-settlement survivorship. Scientific Reports. 9 (12984), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49447-9

Development and application of eDNA-based tools for the conservation of white-clawed crayfish

Christopher R. Troth, Alfred Burian, Quentin Mauvisseau, Mark Bulling, Jen Nightingale, Christophe Mauvisseau, Michael J. Sweet and Sweet, M. 2020. Development and application of eDNA-based tools for the conservation of white-clawed crayfish. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1101/732941

Improving detection capabilities of a critically endangered freshwater invertebrate with environmental DNA using digital droplet PCR

Mauvisseau, Q., John Davy-Bowker, Mark Bulling, Rein Brys, Sabrina Neyrinck, Christopher Troth and Michael Sweet 2019. Improving detection capabilities of a critically endangered freshwater invertebrate with environmental DNA using digital droplet PCR. https://doi.org/10.1101/661447

Early detection of an emerging invasive species: eDNA monitoring of a parthenogenetic crayfish in freshwater systems

Mauvisseau, Quentin, Sweet, Michael, Lyko, Frank, Andriantsoa, Ranja and Tonges, Sina 2019. Early detection of an emerging invasive species: eDNA monitoring of a parthenogenetic crayfish in freshwater systems. Management of Biological Invasions. 10 (3), pp. 461-472. https://doi.org/10.3391/mbi.2019.10.3.04

The development of an eDNA based detection method for the invasive shrimp Dikerogammarus haemobaphes

Mauvisseau, Quentin, Troth, Chris, Young, Emily, Burian, Alfred and Sweet, Michael 2019. The development of an eDNA based detection method for the invasive shrimp Dikerogammarus haemobaphes. Management of Biological Invasions. 10 (3), pp. 449-460. https://doi.org/10.3391/mbi.2019.10.3.03

Comparative evaluation of neuro-linguistic programming

Kotera, Y. and Sweet, Michael 2019. Comparative evaluation of neuro-linguistic programming. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2019.1622075

Influence of accuracy, repeatability and detection probability in the reliability of species-specific eDNA based approaches

Mauvisseau, Quentin, Burian, Alfred, Gibson, Ceri, Brys, Rein, Ramsey, Andrew and Sweet, Michael 2019. Influence of accuracy, repeatability and detection probability in the reliability of species-specific eDNA based approaches. Scientific Reports. 9 (580), pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-37001-y

Mass mortality hits gorgonian forests at Montecristo Island.

Turicchia, Eva, Abbiati, Marco, Sweet, Michael J. and Ponti, Massimo 2018. Mass mortality hits gorgonian forests at Montecristo Island. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. https://doi.org/10.3354/dao03284

First detection of a highly invasive freshwater amphipod (Crangonyx floridanus) in the United Kingdom

Mauvisseau, Q., John Davy-Bowker, David Bryson, Graham R. Souch, Burian, A. and Michael Sweet 2018. First detection of a highly invasive freshwater amphipod (Crangonyx floridanus) in the United Kingdom. Regional Euro-Asian biological Invasions Centre. https://doi.org/10.1101/437301

Maintaining natural spawning timing in Acropora corals following long distance inter-continental transportation.

Craggs, Jamie, Guest, James R., Brett, Aaron, Davis, Michelle and Sweet, Michael J. 2018. Maintaining natural spawning timing in Acropora corals following long distance inter-continental transportation. Journal of zoo and aquarium research. https://doi.org/10.19227/jzar.v6i2.317

Maintaining natural spawning timing in Acropora corals following long distance inter-continental transportation.

Craggs, Jamie, Guest, James R., Brett, Aaron, Davis, Michelle and Sweet, Michael J. 2018. Maintaining natural spawning timing in Acropora corals following long distance inter-continental transportation. Journal of zoo and aquarium research. https://doi.org/10.19227/jzar.v6i2.317

The use of gamification in the teaching of disease epidemics and pandemics.

Robinson, Louise, Turner, Ian J. and Sweet, Michael J. 2018. The use of gamification in the teaching of disease epidemics and pandemics. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 365 (11), pp. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fny111

Rediscovery of the critically endangered ‘scarce yellow sally stonefly’ Isogenus nubecula in United Kingdom after a 22 year period of absence.

Davy-Bowker, John, Hammett, Michael J., Mauvisseau, Quentin and Sweet, Michael J. 2018. Rediscovery of the critically endangered ‘scarce yellow sally stonefly’ Isogenus nubecula in United Kingdom after a 22 year period of absence. Zootaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4394.2.12

Topographic shading influences cryoconite morphodynamics and carbon exchange.

Cook, J. M., Sweet, Michael J., Cavalli, Ottavia, Taggart, Angus and Edwards, Arwyn 2018. Topographic shading influences cryoconite morphodynamics and carbon exchange. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research.. https://doi.org/10.1080/15230430.2017.1414463

Topographic shading influences cryoconite morphodynamics and carbon exchange.

Cook, J. M., Sweet, Michael J., Cavalli, O., Taggart, A. and Edwards, A. 2018. Topographic shading influences cryoconite morphodynamics and carbon exchange. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research.. https://doi.org/10.1080/15230430.2017.1414463

Involving recreational snorkelers in inventory improvement or creation: a case study in the Indian Ocean

Bourjon, Philippe, Ducarme, Frédéric, Quod, Jean-Pascal and Sweet, M. 2018. Involving recreational snorkelers in inventory improvement or creation: a case study in the Indian Ocean. CBM - Cahiers de Biologie Marine.. https://doi.org/10.21411/cbm.a.b05fc714

Inducing broadcast coral spawning ex situ: Closed system mesocosm design and husbandry protocol.

Craggs, Jamie, Guest, James R., Davis, Michelle, Simmons, Jeremy, Dashti, Ehsan and Sweet, Michael J. 2017. Inducing broadcast coral spawning ex situ: Closed system mesocosm design and husbandry protocol. Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3538

Symbiotic microbes from marine invertebrates: Driving a new era of natural product drug discovery.

Blockley, Alix, Elliott, David R., Roberts, Adam and Sweet, Michael J. 2017. Symbiotic microbes from marine invertebrates: Driving a new era of natural product drug discovery. Diversity. 9 (4), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.3390/d9040049

An Introduction to Molecular Ecology

Rowe, G., Sweet, M. and Trevor Beebee 2017. An Introduction to Molecular Ecology. Oxford University Press.

Evidence for rapid, tide-related shifts in the microbiome of the coral Coelastrea aspera

Sweet, Michael J., Brown, Barbara E., Dunne, Richard P., Singleton, Ian and Bulling, Mark T. 2017. Evidence for rapid, tide-related shifts in the microbiome of the coral Coelastrea aspera. Coral Reefs. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-017-1572-y

Designer reefs and coral probiotics; great concepts but are they good practice?

Sweet, M., Ramsey, A. and Bulling, M. 2017. Designer reefs and coral probiotics; great concepts but are they good practice? Biodiversity. https://doi.org/10.1080/14888386.2017.1307786

The “resort effect”: Can tourist islands act as refuges for coral reef species?

Charlotte Moritz, Frédéric Ducarme, Sweet, M., Michael D. Fox, Brian Zgliczynski, Nizam Ibrahim, Ahmed Basheer, Kathryn A. Furby, Zachary R. Caldwell, Chiara Pisapia, Gabriel Grimsditch and Ameer Abdulla 2017. The “resort effect”: Can tourist islands act as refuges for coral reef species? Diversity and Distributions. https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12627

On the importance of the microbiome and pathobiome in coral health and disease

Sweet, M. and Bulling, M. 2017. On the importance of the microbiome and pathobiome in coral health and disease. Frontiers in Marine Sciences. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00009

'Yellow Syndrome' in scleractinian corals throughout Bintain District, Kepulauan Riau Province, Indonesia

Johan, O., Budianto, O. and Sweet, M. 2017. 'Yellow Syndrome' in scleractinian corals throughout Bintain District, Kepulauan Riau Province, Indonesia. Indonesia Aquaculture Journal. 12 (1), pp. 37-42. https://doi.org/10.15578/iaj.12.1.2017.37-42

Variation in size frequency distribution of coral populations under different fishing pressures in two contrasting locations in the Indian Ocean.

Grimsditch, Gabriel, Pisapia, Chiara, Huck, M., Karisa, Juliet, Obura, David and Sweet, M. 2017. Variation in size frequency distribution of coral populations under different fishing pressures in two contrasting locations in the Indian Ocean. Marine Environmental Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2017.09.017

The role of viruses in coral health and disease

Sweet, M. and John Bythell 2016. The role of viruses in coral health and disease. Journal of Invertebrate Biology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2016.12.005

Coral responses to anthropogenic stress in the 21st Century – An ecophysiological perspective.

Sweet, Michael J. and Brown, Barbara E. 2016. Coral responses to anthropogenic stress in the 21st Century – An ecophysiological perspective. in: Taylor & Francis.

Coral responses to anthropogenic stress in the twenty-first century: an ecophysiological perspective

Sweet, M. and Brown B.E. 2016. Coral responses to anthropogenic stress in the twenty-first century: an ecophysiological perspective. in: Oceanography and Marine Biology CRC Press. pp. 271 - 314

Juvenile “black teatfish” in Maldives

Sweet, M., Ducarme, F. and Conand, C. 2016. Juvenile “black teatfish” in Maldives. SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin #36. pp. 1-2.

Is Acropora palmata recovering? A case study in Los Roques National Park, Venezula

Aldo Croquer, Francoise Cavada-Blanco, Ainhoa L Zubillaga, Esteban A Agudo-Adriani and Sweet, M. 2016. Is Acropora palmata recovering? A case study in Los Roques National Park, Venezula. PeerJ. (eCollection 2016). https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1539

Is Acropora Palmata recovering? A case study in Los Roques National Park, Venezuela

Croquer, Aldo, Cavada-Blanco, Francoise, Zubillaga, Ainhoa L., Agudo-Adriani, Esteban A. and Sweet, Michael J. 2016. Is Acropora Palmata recovering? A case study in Los Roques National Park, Venezuela. PeerJ. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1539

Baseline reef health surveys at Bangka Island (North Sulawesi, Indonesia) reveal new threats

Massimo Ponti, Francesca Fratangeli, Nicolò Dondi, Marco Segre Reinach, Clara Serra and Sweet, M. 2016. Baseline reef health surveys at Bangka Island (North Sulawesi, Indonesia) reveal new threats. PeerJ. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2614

Molecular changes in skin pigmented lesions of the coral trout Plectropomus leopardus

Adélaïde Lerebours, Emma C Chapman, Sweet, M., Jeanette M Rotchell and Michelle R Heupel 2016. Molecular changes in skin pigmented lesions of the coral trout Plectropomus leopardus. Marine Environmental Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2016.07.009

Influence of Resource Availability on the Foraging Strategies of the Triangle Butterflyfish Chaetodon triangulum in the Maldives

Sweet, M. 2016. Influence of Resource Availability on the Foraging Strategies of the Triangle Butterflyfish Chaetodon triangulum in the Maldives. PLos ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0151923

New disease outbreak affects two dominant sea urchin species associated with Australian temperate reefs

Sweet, M. and Bulling, M. 2016. New disease outbreak affects two dominant sea urchin species associated with Australian temperate reefs. Marine Ecological Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11750

A review of ghost gear entanglement amongst marine mammals, reptiles and elasmobranchs

Martin Stelfox, Jillian Hudgins and Sweet, M. 2016. A review of ghost gear entanglement amongst marine mammals, reptiles and elasmobranchs. Marine Pollution Bulletin. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.06.034

Metabolome-mediated biocryomorphic evolution promotes carbon fixation in Greenlandic cryoconite holes

Joseph M Cook, Arwyn Edwards, Bulling, M., Luis A J Mur, Sophie Cook, Jarishma K Gokul, Karen A Cameron, Sweet, M. and Tristram D L Irvine-Fynn 2016. Metabolome-mediated biocryomorphic evolution promotes carbon fixation in Greenlandic cryoconite holes. Environmental Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.13349

Prevalence and Incidence of Black Band Disease of Scleractinian Corals in the Kepulauan Seribu Region of Indonesia

Johan, Ofri, Zamany, Neviaty P., Smith, David and Sweet, M. 2016. Prevalence and Incidence of Black Band Disease of Scleractinian Corals in the Kepulauan Seribu Region of Indonesia. Diversity. https://doi.org/10.3390/d8020011

Ciliate communities consistently associated with coral diseases

Sweet, Michael J. and Séré, Mathieu G. 2015. Ciliate communities consistently associated with coral diseases. Journal of Sea Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2015.06.008

Microbial communities associated with healthy and white syndrome-affected Echinopora lamellose in aquaria and experimental treatment with the antibiotic ampicillin

Smith, D., Leary, P., Craggs, J., Bythell, J. and Sweet, M. 2015. Microbial communities associated with healthy and white syndrome-affected Echinopora lamellose in aquaria and experimental treatment with the antibiotic ampicillin. PLos ONE. 10 (3), pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0121780

White Syndrome in Acropora muricata: Non-specific bacterial infection and ciliate histophagy

Sweet, M. and Bythell, J. 2015. White Syndrome in Acropora muricata: Non-specific bacterial infection and ciliate histophagy. Molecular Ecology. 24, p. 1150–1159. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.13097

Identification of a bacterial pathogen associated with Porites white patch syndrome in the Western Indian Ocean

Mathieu G Séré, Pablo Tortosa, Pascale Chabanet, Jean-Pascal Quod, Sweet, M. and Michael H Schleyer 2015. Identification of a bacterial pathogen associated with Porites white patch syndrome in the Western Indian Ocean. Molecular Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.13326

Fostering effective international collaboration for marine science in small island states

Hind, Edward J., Alexander, Steven M., Green, Stephanie J., Kritzer, Jacob P., Sweet, M., Johnson, Ayana Elizabeth, Amargós, Fabian P., Smith, Nicola S. and Angelie M. 2015. Fostering effective international collaboration for marine science in small island states. Frontiers in Marine Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2015.00086

Geographically conserved rates of background mortality among common reef-building corals in Lhaviyani Atoll, Maldives versus northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Sweet, M. 2015. Geographically conserved rates of background mortality among common reef-building corals in Lhaviyani Atoll, Maldives versus northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Marine Biology. 162 (8). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-015-2694-9

Diseases in marine invertebrates associated with mariculture and commercial fisheries

Sweet, M. and Kelly S Bateman 2015. Diseases in marine invertebrates associated with mariculture and commercial fisheries. Journal of Sea Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2015.06.016

Age-Related Shifts in Bacterial Diversity in a Reef Coral

Alex D Williams, Barbara E Brown, Lalita Putchim and Sweet, M. 2015. Age-Related Shifts in Bacterial Diversity in a Reef Coral. PLos ONE. 10 (2). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0144902

A novel sponge disease caused by a consortium of micro-organisms

Sweet, M. 2015. A novel sponge disease caused by a consortium of micro-organisms. Coral Reefs. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-015-1284-0

Baseline coral disease surveys within three marine parks in Sabah, Borneo

Jennifer Miller, Sweet, M., Elizabeth Wood and John Bythell 2015. Baseline coral disease surveys within three marine parks in Sabah, Borneo. PeerJ. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1391

The distribution and abundance of black band disease and white syndrome in Kepulauan Seribu, Indonesia

Johan, Ofri, Bengen, Dietriech Geoffrey, Zamani, Neviaty Putri, Suharsono and Sweet, M. 2015. The distribution and abundance of black band disease and white syndrome in Kepulauan Seribu, Indonesia. Journal of Biosciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hjb.2015.09.001

Soil contamination with silver nanoparticles reduces Bishop pine growth and ectomycorrhizal diversity on pine roots

Sweet, M. and I Singleton 2015. Soil contamination with silver nanoparticles reduces Bishop pine growth and ectomycorrhizal diversity on pine roots. Journal of Nanoparticle Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-015-3246-4

Decadal environmental ‘memory’ in a reef coral?

Brown B.E., Dunne R.P., Edwards A.J., Sweet, M. and Phongsuwan N. 2014. Decadal environmental ‘memory’ in a reef coral? Marine Biology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-014-2596-2

A novel investigation of a blister-like syndrome in aquarium Echinopora lamellosa

David Smith, Peter Leary, Mark Bendall, Edmund Flach, Rachel Jones and Sweet, M. 2014. A novel investigation of a blister-like syndrome in aquarium Echinopora lamellosa. PLos ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0097018

Experimental antibiotic treatment identifies potential pathogens of white band disease in the endangered Caribbean coral Acropora cervicornis

Sweet, M., A Croquer and J C Bythell 2014. Experimental antibiotic treatment identifies potential pathogens of white band disease in the endangered Caribbean coral Acropora cervicornis. Proc Roy Soc. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.0094

Coral diseases in aquaria and in nature

Sweet, Michael J., Jones, Rachel and Bythell, John C. 2013. Coral diseases in aquaria and in nature. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315411001688

Development of bacterial biofilms on artificial corals in comparison to surface-associated microbes of hard corals

Sweet, Michael J., Croquer, Aldo, Bythell, John C. and Lopez-Garcia, Purification 2013. Development of bacterial biofilms on artificial corals in comparison to surface-associated microbes of hard corals. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0021195

Characterisation of the bacterial and fungal communities associated with different lesion sizes of Dark Spot Syndrome occurring in the Coral Stephanocoenia intersepta

Sweet, Michael J., Burn, Deborah, Croquer, Aldo, Leary, Peter and Bereswill, Stefan 2013. Characterisation of the bacterial and fungal communities associated with different lesion sizes of Dark Spot Syndrome occurring in the Coral Stephanocoenia intersepta. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0062580

Evidence of melanoma in wild marine fish populations

Sweet, Michael J., Kirkham, Nigel, Bendall, Mark, Currey, Leanne, Bythell, John C., Heupel, Michelle and Vartanian, Jean-Pierre 2013. Evidence of melanoma in wild marine fish populations. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0041989

Metal-based nanoparticles; size, function and areas for advancement

Sweet, Michael J. 2013. Metal-based nanoparticles; size, function and areas for advancement. in:

Diseases in coral aquaculture: causes, implications and preventions

Kramarsky-Winter, Esti, Sweet, Michael J., Leal, Miguel Costa, Sheridan, Christopher and Kushmaro, Ariel 2013. Diseases in coral aquaculture: causes, implications and preventions. Aquaculture. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2013.02.037

Assessment of the microbial communities associated with white syndrome and brown jelly syndrome in aquarium corals

Sweet, Michael J., Craggs, J., Robson, J. and Bythell, John C. 2013. Assessment of the microbial communities associated with white syndrome and brown jelly syndrome in aquarium corals.

Microsatellites for microbiologists

Sweet, Michael J., Scriven, Lucinda A. and Singleton, Ian 2012. Microsatellites for microbiologists. Advances in Applied Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-394382-8.00005-8
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