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Publications of Jan Hiddink

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Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

Hiddink, J.G., Jennings, S., Sciberras, M., Szostek, C.L., Hughes, K.M., Ellis, N., Rijnsdorp, A.D., McConnaughey, R.A., Mazor, T., Hilborn, R., Collie, J.S., Pitcher, R., Amoroso, R.O., Parma, A.M., Suuronen, P., Kaiser, M.J. (2017).
Global analysis of depletion and recovery of seabed biota after bottom trawling disturbance. Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Science doi: 10.1073/pnas.1618858114. (id:2702)

Waggitt JJ, Dunn H, Evans PGH, Hiddink JG, Holmes L, Keen E, Murcott B, Piano M, Robins P, Scott BE, Whitmore J, Veneruso G. In Press.
Regional-scale patterns in harbour porpoise occupancy of tidal stream environments. ICES Journal of Marine Science. (id:2700)

Cambie, Kaiser M.J., Marriott A.L., Fox J., Lambert G., Hiddink J.G., Overy T., Bennet S.A., Leng M.J. and McCarthy I.D. (2016).
Stable isotope signatures reveal small-scale spatial separation in populations of sea bass. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 546, 213-223. doi: 10.3354/meps11636 (id:2603)

Whitton, T.A., Jenkins, S.R., Richardson, C.A., Hiddink, J.G., 2016.
The effect of macrofaunal disturbance on Cerastoderma edule post-larvae. J. Sea Res. 112, 23-31. doi:10.1016/j.seares.2016.03.002
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Hiddink, J. G., Burrows, M. T. and Molinos, J. G. (In press)
Temperature tracking by North Sea benthic invertebrates in response to climate change. Global Change Biology. (id:2459)

Lallias, D., Hiddink, J.G., Fonseca, V.G., Gaspar, J.M., Sung, W., Neill, S.P., Barnes, N., Ferrero, T., Hall, N., Lambshead, P.J.D., Packer, M., Thomas, W.K. and Creer, S. (2015)
Environmental metabarcoding reveals heterogeneous drivers of microbial eukaryote diversity in contrasting estuarine ecosystems. The ISME Journal 9, 1208-1221.
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van Denderen, P.D., Bolam, S.G., Hiddink, J.G., Jennings, S., Kenny, A., Rijnsdorp, A.D. and van Kooten, T. (2015)
Similar effects of bottom trawling and natural disturbance on composition and function of benthic communities across habitats. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 541, 3143. (id:2608)

Whitton TA, Jenkins SR, Richardson CA and Hiddink JG (2015)
Changes in small scale spatial structure of cockle Cerastoderma edule (L.) post-larvae. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 468, 1-10.
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Hughes, K. M., Kaiser, M. J., Jennings, S., Mcconnaughey, R. A., Pitcher, R., Hilborn, R., Amoroso, R. O., Collie, J., Hiddink, J. G., Parma, A. M. and Rijnsdorp, A. (2014)
Investigating the effects of mobile bottom fishing on benthic biota: a systematic review protocol. Environmental Evidence. 3:23 doi:10.1186/2047-2382-3-23 (id:2460)

Lambert, G. I., Jennings, S., Kaiser, M. J., Davies, T. W. and Hiddink, J. G. (2014)
Quantifying recovery rates and resilience of seabed habitats impacted by bottom fishing. Journal of Applied Ecology, 51, 1326-1336.
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Hinz, H., Murray, L.G., Lambert, G.I., Hiddink, J.G. and Kaiser, M.J. (2013)
Confidentiality over fishing effort data threatens science and management progress. Fish and Fisheries, 14, 110-117. (id:1993)

Johnson, A. F., Jenkins, S., Hiddink, J. G. and Hinz, H. (2013).
Linking temperate demersal fish species to habitat: scales, patterns and future directions. Fish and Fisheries, 14: 256-280 10.1111/j.1467-2979.2012.00466.x.
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Palmer, M. R., Polton, J., Inall, M. E., Rippeth, T. P., Green, J. A. M, Sharples, J. and Simpson, J. H. 2013
Variable behavior in pycnocline mixing over shelf seas. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, doi:10.1029/2012GL054638. (id:2136)

Watson, H., Hiddink, J. G., Hobbs, M. J., Brereton, T. and Tetley, M. J. (2013)
The utility of Relative Environmental Suitability modelling for predicting distributions of seabirds in the North Atlantic. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 485 259-273 (id:2093)

Nuuttila, H., Thomas, L., Hiddink, J., Meier, R., Turner, J., Bennell, J., Tregenza, N., and Evans, P. 2013
Acoustic detection probability of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, with static acoustic dataloggers in Cardigan Bay, Wales. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 134(3):2596-609. doi: 10.1121/1.4816586. (id:2107)

Nuuttila,H.K, Meier, R., Evans ,P.G.H., Turner, J.R., Bennell, J.D. and Hiddink, J.G. (2013).
Identifying foraging behaviour of wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncates) and Harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocena) with static acoustic dataloggers. Aquatic Mammal 39 (2): 147-161 (id:2115)

Davies, T. W., Jenkins, S. R., Kingham, R., Hawkins, S. J. and Hiddink, J. G. (2012)
Extirpation-resistant species do not always compensate for declines in ecosystem processes associated with biodiversity loss. Journal of Ecology, 100, 1475-1481.
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Hiddink, J. G. and Coleby, C. (2012)
Effect of climate change on marine fish biodiversity in an area of low connectivity, the Baltic Sea. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 21, 637-646. (id:2297)

Hiddink, J. G., Lasram, F. B. R., Cantrill, J. and Davies, A. J. (2012).
Keeping pace with climate change: what can we learn from the spread of Lessepsian migrants? Global Change Biology, 18, 2161-2172. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02698.x.
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Jennings, S., Lee, J. and Hiddink, J. G. (2012).
Assessing fishery footprints and the tradeoffs between landings value, habitat sensitivity and fishing impacts to inform marine spatial planning and an ecosystem approach. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69, 1053-1063. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fss050. (id:1994)

Johnson, A.F., Valls Mir, M., Moranta, J., Jenkins, S., Hiddink, J., Hinz, H. (2012)
Effect of prey abundance and size on the distribution of demersal fishes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 69: 191-200
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Lambert, G. I., Jennings, S., Hinz, H., Murray, L. G., Lael, P., Kaiser, M. J. and Hiddink, J. G. (2012)
A comparison of two techniques for the rapid assessment of marine habitat complexity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 4, 226-235. (id:2077)

Lambert, G.I., Jennings, S., Hiddink, J.G., Hintzen, N.T., Hinz, H., Kaiser, M.J. and Murray, L.G. (2012)
Implications of using alternate methods of Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data analysis to describe fishing activities and impacts. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69: 682-693. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fss018
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Rice, J., Arvanitidis, C., Borja, A., Frid, C., Hiddink, J. G., Krause, J., et al. (2012).
Indicators for Sea-Floor Integrity under the European Marine Strategy Framework Directive. Ecological indicators, 12, 174-184. (id:1996)

Whitton, T., Richardson, C. A., Jenkins, S. R. and Hiddink, J. G. (2012)
The effect of prey aggregation on predation rates: juvenile shore crabs (Carcinus maenas) foraging on post-larval cockles (Cerastoderma edule). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 432-433, 29-36.
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Davies TW, Jenkins SR, Kingham R, Kenworthy J, Hawkins SJ, and Hiddink, JG 2011
Dominance, biomass and extinction resistance determine the consequences of biodiversity loss for multiple coastal ecosystem processes. PLoS ONE 6(12): e28362
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Hiddink, J.G.; Johnson, A., Kingham, R.; Hinz, H. (2011)
Could our fisheries be more productive? Indirect negative effects of bottom trawl fisheries on fish condition. Journal of Applied Ecology, 48:1441-1449 (id:1931)

Hinz, H., Tarrant, D., Ridgeway, A., Kaiser, M. J., Hiddink, J. G. (2011)
Effects of scallop-dredging on temperate reef fauna. Marine Ecology Progress series, 432, 91-102 (id:1932)

Lambert, G. I., Jennings, S., Kaiser, M. J., Hinz, H. and Hiddink, J. G. (2011)
Predicting the impact of fishing on epifaunal communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 430: 71-86 (id:1898)

Queirós, A. M., Hiddink, J. G., Johnson, G., Cabral, H. N. and Kaiser, M. J. (2011)
Context dependence of marine invasion impacts on benthic biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Biological Invasions 13, 1059-1075. (id:1895)

Shephard S, Beukers-Stewart B, Brand AR, Hiddink JG, Kaiser MJ (2010)
Strengthening recruitment of exploited scallops with ocean warming. MarBiol 157:91-97 (id:1816)

ter Hofstede, R., Hiddink, J. G. and Rijnsdorp, A. (2010)
Regional warming changes the species richness of marine fish in the eastern North Atlantic Ocean. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser, 414, 1-9. Featured Article. (id:1897)

Hiddink JG, Davies TW, Perkins M, Machairopoulou M, Neill SP (2009)
Context dependency of relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning is different for multiple ecosystem functions. Oikos 118:1892-1900
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Anders N, Churchyard T, Hiddink JG (2008)
Predation of the shelduck Tadorna tadorna on the mud snail Hydrobia ulvae. Aquatic Ecology 43:1193-1199 DOI 10.1007/s10452-008-9216-5
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Dimech, M., Camilleri, M., Hiddink, J.G., Kaiser, M.J., Ragonese, S., and Schembri, P.J. 2008
Differences in demersal community structure and body-size spectra within and outside the Maltese Fishery Management Zone (FMZ). Scientia Marina 72(4) 669-682
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Hiddink, J.G. and ter Hofstede, R. (2008)
Climate induced increases in species richness of marine fishes. Global Change Biology 14: 453-460 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01518.x (id:1564)

Hiddink, J.G., Rijnsdorp, A.D., and Piet, G.J. (2008)
Can bottom trawling disturbance increase food production for a commercial fish species? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 65: 1393-1401 (id:1620)

Hiddink, JG, MacKenzie, BR, Rijnsdorp, A, Dulvy, N, Nielsen, EE, Bekkevold, D, Heino, M, Lorance, P and Ojaveer, H (2008)
Importance of fish biodiversity for the management of fisheries and ecosystems, Fisheries Research 90:6-8. (id:1622)

Hinz, H, Hiddink, JG, Forde, J and Kaiser, MJ (2008)
Large scale responses of nematode communities to chronic otter-trawl disturbance, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 65, 723-732 (id:1563)

Jennings, S., Van Hal, R., Hiddink, J.G., and Maxwell, T.A.D. (2008)
Fishing effects on energy use by North Sea fishes. J.Sea Res. 60:74-88 (id:1621)

Kaiser, M., Hiddink, J., and Shephard, S. 2007.
Spatial management of scallop dredging: Consequences for the recovery of benthic communities. Journal of Shellfish Research, 26: 1318. (id:1735)

Hiddink J.G., Jennings S. and Kaiser M.J. (2007)
Assessing and predicting the relative ecological impacts of disturbance on habitats with different sensitivities. Journal of Applied Ecology 44: 405-413.
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Kaiser M.J. and Hiddink J.G. (2007)
Food subsidies from fisheries to continental shelf benthic scavengers: are they important? Marine Ecology Progress Series. 318: 267-276. (id:1547)

Blyth-Skyrme, R.E., Kaiser, M.J., Hiddink, J.G., Edwards-Jones, G. and Hart, P.J.B. (2006)
Conservation benefits of temperate marine protected areas: variation among fish species. Conservation Biology, 20, 811-820.
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Hiddink, J.G., Hutton, T., Jennings, S. and Kaiser, M.J. (2006)
Predicting the effects of area closures and fishing effort restrictions on the production, biomass, and species richness of benthic invertebrate communities. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 63, 822-830.
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Hiddink, J.G., Jennings, S. and Kaiser, M.J. (2006)
Recovery status as an indicator of the large scale ecological impact of bottom trawling. Ecosystems, 9, 1190-1199.
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Hiddink, J.G., Jennings, S., Kaiser, M.J., Quelros, A.M., Duplisea, D.E. and Piet, G.J. (2006)
Cumulative impacts of seabed trawl disturbance on benthic biomass, production, and species richness in different habitats. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 63, 721-736.
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Queiros, A.M., Hiddink, J.G., Hinz, H. and Kaiser, M.J. (2006)
The effects of chronic bottom trawling disturbance on biomass, production and size spectra of invertebrate infauna communities from different habitats. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 335, 91-103.
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Schaffmeister, B.E., Hiddink, J.G. and Wolff, W.J. (2006)
Habitat use of shrimps in the intertidal and shallow subtidal seagrass beds of the tropical Banc d’Arguin, Mauritania. Journal of Sea Research, 55, 230-243.
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Tillin, H.M., Hiddink, J.G., Jennings, S. and Kaiser, M.J. (2006)
Chronic bottom trawling alters the functional composition of benthic invertebrate communities on a sea basin scale. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 318, 31-45.
Data on biological traits of benthos can be downloaded from
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Hiddink, J.G. and Kaiser, M.J. (2005)
The importance of abundance-limiting factors in the development of ecological indicators. Ecography, 28, 264-271. (id:131)

Hiddink, J.G. and Kaiser, M.J., 2005.
Implications of Liebig's law of the minimum for the use of ecological indicators based on abundance. Ecography 28: 264-271.
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Hiddink, J.G., Jennings, S. and Kaiser, M.J. (2005)
Do haddock select habitats to maximize condition? Journal of Fish Biology, 67B, 111-124.
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Hiddink JG 2003
Effects of suction-dredging for cockles on non-target fauna in the Wadden Sea. Journal of Sea Research 50:315-323
Colour version of the photo’s (Figure 3)
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Hiddink JG 2003
Modelling the adaptive value of intertidal migration and nursery use in the bivalve Macoma balthica. Marine Ecology Progress Series 252: 173-185
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Hiddink JG, Wolff WJ 2002
Changes in distribution and decrease in numbers during migration of the bivalve Macoma balthica. Marine Ecology Progress Series 233: 117-130
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Hiddink JG, Jager Z 2002
Abundance and reproduction of Nilsson's pipefish on tidal flats. Journal of Fish Biology 61A: 125-137
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Hiddink JG, Kock RP, Wolff WJ 2002
Active pelagic migrations of the bivalve Macoma balthica are dangerous. Marine Biology 140: 1149-1156
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Hiddink JG, Marijnissen SAE, Troost K, Wolff WJ 2002
Predation on the 0-group and older year classes of the bivalve Macoma balthica: interaction of size selection and intertidal distribution of epibenthic predators. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 269: 223-248
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Hiddink JG, Ter Hofstede R, Wolff WJ 2002
Predation of intertidal infauna on juveniles of the bivalve Macoma balthica. Journal of Sea Research 47: 141-159
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Pet-Soede C, Van Densen WTL, Hiddink JG, Kuyl S, Machiels MAM 2001
Can fishers allocate their fishing effort in space and time on the basis of their catch rates? An example from Spermonde Archipelago, SW Sulawesi, Indonesia. Fisheries Management and Ecology 8: 15-36
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MJ Kaiser, M Attrill, S Jennings, DN Thomas, D Barnes, AS Brierley, JG Hiddink, H Kaartokallio, N Polunin and D Raffaelli. 2011.
Marine Ecology - Processes, Systems and Impacts. 2nd Edition. 576 pages. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199227020. (id:1893)

Book Chapters

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Wolff, W.J., Van Etten, J.P.C., Hiddink, J.G., Montserrat, F., Schaffmeister, B.E., Vonk, J.A. and de Vries, A.B. 2006.
Predation on the benthic fauna of the tidal flats of the Banc d'Arguin, Mauritania. In Coastal ecosystems of West Africa. Biological Diversity - Resources - Conservation (ed J.J. Symoens), pp. 43-59. Foundation for the Promotion of Scientific Research in Africa, Brussels.
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Additional Publications

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Johnson, A. F., Gorelli, G., Jenkins, S. R., Hiddink, J. G. and Hinz, H. (2015)
Effects of bottom trawling on fish foraging and feeding. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences., 282, 20142336.
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