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Dr Daniel Mayor

Dr Daniel Mayor

Associate Professor in Aquatic Biology

 2728

 Hatherly B9

 

Hatherly Building, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, EX4 4PS, UK

 Office hours:

09.00 – 17.30 (Monday – Wednesday on campus)

Overview

Qualifications

2001 – 2005: PhD in Physiological Ecology, University of Southampton

1996 – 1999: BSc Hons in Marine Biology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Career

Career to date:

2022: Associate Professor, University of Exeter

2022 – to date: Senior Visiting Fellow, National Oceanography Centre, UK 

2019 – 2022: Marine Ecosystems Subgroup Leader, National Oceanography Centre, UK

2017 – 2022: Senior Principle Investigator (B4), National Oceanography Centre, UK

2015 – 2017: Principle Investigator (B5), National Oceanography Centre, UK

2014 – 2015: Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen

2014 – to date: Honorary Research Fellow, James Hutton Institute

2013 – 2014: Lecturer, University of Aberdeen

2012: Awarded Fellowship of the Challenger Society for Marine Science

2010 – 2013: NERC Independent Research Fellow

2007 – 2010: Leverhulme Postdoctoral Research Fellow

2005 – 2007: SARF Postdoctoral Research Fellow

 

Research group links

Research

Research interests

My research is broadly concerned with understanding how organisms drive global biogeochemical cycles and the effects of environmental change.

Research projects

Current projects (please feel to contact me for further details):

Ocean ICU: Improving understanding of the ocean carbon cycle (EU; 2022-2027).

C-QWIZ: Future global ocean Carbon storage: Quantifying warming impacts on zooplankton (NERC; 2022-2024).

BIOPOLE:  Biogeochemical processes and ecosystem function in changing polar systems and their global impacts (NERC; 2022-2027).

DINOTROPHY: Deuterium in Organic Biomarkers: A new tool to investigate the role of Marine Mixotrophy in the Global Carbon Cycle (BBSRC; 2021-2025).

MISSION ATLANTIC: Towards the Sustainable Development of the Atlantic Ocean: Mapping and Assessing the present and future status of Atlantic marine ecosystems under the influence of climate change and exploitation (EU; 2020-2025).

MEESO: Ecologically and economically sustainable mesopelagic fisheries (EU, 2019-2024).

MINIMISE: Current and Future Effects of Microplastics on Marine Shelf Ecosystems (NERC, 2018-2022).

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Mayor DJ, Cook KB, Thornton B, Atherden F, Tarling GA, Anderson TR (2022). Biomass Turnover Rates in Metabolically Active and Inactive Marine Calanoid Copepods. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9 Abstract.
Tarling GA, Freer JJ, Banas NS, Belcher A, Blackwell M, Castellani C, Cook KB, Cottier FR, Daase M, Johnson ML, et al (2022). Can a key boreal Calanus copepod species now complete its life-cycle in the Arctic? Evidence and implications for Arctic food-webs. Ambio, 51(2), 333-344. Abstract.
Tarling GA, Belcher A, Blackwell M, Castellani C, Cook KB, Cottier FR, Dewar-Fowler V, Freer JJ, Gerrish L, Johnson ML, et al (2022). Carbon and Lipid Contents of the Copepod Calanus finmarchicus Entering Diapause in the Fram Strait and Their Contribution to the Boreal and Arctic Lipid Pump. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9 Abstract.
Williamson JL, Tye A, Lapworth DJ, Monteith D, Sanders R, Mayor DJ, Barry C, Bowes M, Bowes M, Burden A, et al (2022). Correction: Landscape controls on riverine export of dissolved organic carbon from Great Britain (Biogeochemistry, (2021), 10.1007/s10533-021-00762-2). Biogeochemistry, 160(3), 423-424. Abstract.
Cormier M-A, Berard J-B, Bougaran G, Trueman CN, Mayor DJ, Lampitt RS, Kruger NJ, Flynn KJ, Rickaby REM (2022). Deuterium in marine organic biomarkers: toward a new tool for quantifying aquatic mixotrophy. New Phytol, 234(3), 776-782. Abstract.  Author URL.
Tye AM, Williamson JL, Jarvie HP, Dise NB, Lapworth DJ, Monteith D, Sanders R, Mayor DJ, Bowes MJ, Bowes M, et al (2022). Dissolved inorganic carbon export from rivers of Great Britain: Spatial distribution and potential catchment-scale controls. Journal of Hydrology, 615 Abstract.
Wells SR, Bresnan E, Cook K, Eerkes-Medrano D, Machairopoulou M, Mayor DJ, Rabe B, Wright PJ (2022). Environmental drivers of a decline in a coastal zooplankton community. ICES JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE, 79(3), 844-854. Author URL.
Jenkins HE, Atherden F, Cook KB, Anderson TR, Thornton B, Mitchell E, Jacob E, Mayor DJ (2022). Grazing, egg production and carbon budgets for Calanus finmarchicus across the Fram Strait. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9 Abstract.
Breimann SA, O'Neill FG, Summerbell K, Mayor DJ (2022). Quantifying the resuspension of nutrients and sediment by demersal trawling. CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH, 233 Author URL.
Anderson TR, Hessen DO, Gentleman WC, Yool A, Mayor DJ (2022). Quantifying the roles of food intake and stored lipid for growth and development throughout the life cycle of a high-latitude copepod, and consequences for ocean carbon sequestration. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9 Abstract.
Lindeque P, Hann I, Parry H, Cook K, Lindley A, Mayor D (2022). Red Pigmentation can be Used to Reliably Distinguish Between Live Calanus finmarchicus and Calanus glacialis Females in the Fram Strait. FRONTIERS IN MARINE SCIENCE, 9 Author URL.
Garcia-Martin EE, Sanders R, Evans CD, Kitidis V, Lapworth DJ, Rees AP, Spears BM, Tye A, Williamson JL, Balfour C, et al (2021). Contrasting Estuarine Processing of Dissolved Organic Matter Derived from Natural and Human-Impacted Landscapes. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 35(10). Author URL.
Felgate SL, Barry CDG, Mayor DJ, Sanders R, Carrias A, Young A, Fitch A, Mayorga-Adame CG, Andrews G, Brittain H, et al (2021). Conversion of Forest to Agriculture Increases Colored Dissolved Organic Matter in a Subtropical Catchment and Adjacent Coastal Environment. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-BIOGEOSCIENCES, 126(6). Author URL.
Anderson TR, Hessen DO, Mayor DJ (2021). Is the growth of marine copepods limited by food quantity or quality?. LIMNOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY LETTERS, 6(3), 127-133. Author URL.
Williamson JL, Tye A, Lapworth DJ, Monteith D, Sanders R, Mayor DJ, Barry C, Bowes M, Bowes M, Burden A, et al (2021). Landscape controls on riverine export of dissolved organic carbon from Great Britain. BIOGEOCHEMISTRY Author URL.
Abdulhussain AH, Cook KB, Turner AD, Lewis AM, Elsafi MA, Mayor DJ (2021). The Influence of the Toxin-Producing Dinoflagellate, Alexandrium catenella (1119/27), on the Survival and Reproduction of the Marine Copepod, Acartia tonsa(,) During Prolonged Exposure. FRONTIERS IN MARINE SCIENCE, 8 Author URL.
Legge O, Johnson M, Hicks N, Jickells T, Diesing M, Aldridge J, Andrews J, Artioli Y, Bakker DCE, Burrows MT, et al (2020). Carbon on the Northwest European Shelf: Contemporary Budget and Future Influences. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7
Anderson TR, Raubenheimer D, Hessen DO, Jensen K, Gentleman WC, Mayor DJ (2020). Geometric Stoichiometry: Unifying Concepts of Animal Nutrition to Understand How Protein-Rich Diets can be "Too Much of a Good Thing". FRONTIERS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 8 Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Gentleman WC, Anderson TR (2020). Ocean carbon sequestration: Particle fragmentation by copepods as a significant unrecognised factor?: Explicitly representing the role of copepods in biogeochemical models may fundamentally improve understanding of future ocean carbon storage. Bioessays, 42(12). Abstract.  Author URL.
Belcher A, Cook K, Bondyale-Juez D, Stowasser G, Fielding S, Saunders RA, Mayor DJ, Tarling GA (2020). Respiration of mesopelagic fish: a comparison of respiratory electron transport system (ETS) measurements and allometrically calculated rates in the Southern Ocean and Benguela Current. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 77(5), 1672-1684. Abstract.
Perry FA, Kawaguchi S, Atkinson A, Sailley SF, Tarling GA, Mayor DJ, Lucas CH, King R, Cooper A (2020). Temperature–Induced Hatch Failure and Nauplii Malformation in Antarctic Krill. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7 Abstract.
Abdulhussain AH, Cook KB, Turner AD, Lewis AM, Elsafi MA, Mayor DJ (2020). The Influence of the Toxin Producing Dinoflagellate, Alexandrium catenella (1119/27), on the Feeding and Survival of the Marine Copepod, Acartia tonsa. Harmful Algae, 98 Abstract.  Author URL.
Mayers KMJ, Poulton AJ, Bidle K, Thamatrakoln K, Schieler B, Giering SLC, Wells SR, Tarran GA, Mayor D, Johnson M, et al (2020). The Possession of Coccoliths Fails to Deter Microzooplankton Grazers. FRONTIERS IN MARINE SCIENCE, 7 Author URL.
Tokuda AK, Drazen JC, Gerringer ME, Popp BN, Grammatopoulou E, Mayor DJ (2020). Trophic interactions of megafauna in the Mariana and Kermadec trenches inferred from stable isotope analysis. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 164 Author URL.
Thompson C, Mayor D, Fones G, Hale R (2019). Across the sediment-water interface. Biogeochemical cycling in coastal and shelf seas. CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH, 185, 1-2. Author URL.
Mayers KMJ, Poulton AJ, Daniels CJ, Wells SR, Woodward EMS, Tarran GA, Widdicombe CE, Mayor DJ, Atkinson A, Giering SLC, et al (2019). Growth and mortality of coccolithophores during spring in a temperate Shelf Sea (Celtic Sea, April 2015). PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 177 Author URL.
Perry FA, Atkinson A, Sailley SF, Tarling GA, Hill SL, Lucas CH, Mayor DJ (2019). Habitat partitioning in Antarctic krill: Spawning hotspots and nursery areas. PLoS ONE, 14(7). Abstract.
Peoples LM, Grammatopoulou E, Pombrol M, Xu X, Osuntokun O, Blanton J, Allen EE, Nunnally CC, Drazen JC, Mayor DJ, et al (2019). Microbial Community Diversity Within Sediments from Two Geographically Separated Hadal Trenches. Front Microbiol, 10 Abstract.  Author URL.
Anderson TR, Martin AP, Lampitt RS, Trueman CN, Henson SA, Mayor DJ (2019). Quantifying carbon fluxes from primary production to mesopelagic fish using a simple food web model. ICES JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE, 76(3), 690-701. Author URL.
Djeghri N, Atkinson A, Fileman ES, Harmer RA, Widdicombe CE, McEvoy AJ, Cornwell L, Mayor DJ (2019). Reprint of: High prey-predator size ratios and unselective feeding in copepods: a seasonal comparison of five species with contrasting feeding modes. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 177 Author URL.
Giering SLC, Wells SR, Mayers KMJ, Schuster H, Cornwell L, Fileman ES, Atkinson A, Cook KB, Preece C, Mayor DJ, et al (2019). Seasonal variation of zooplankton community structure and trophic position in the Celtic Sea: a stable isotope and biovolume spectrum approach. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 177 Author URL.
Sharples J, Mayor DJ, Poulton AJ, Rees AP, Robinson C (2019). Shelf Sea Biogeochemistry: Nutrient and carbon cycling in a temperate shelf sea water column. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 177 Author URL.
Maximenko N, Corradi P, Law KL, Sebille EV, Garaba SP, Lampitt RS, Galgani F, Martinez-Vicente V, Goddijn-Murphy L, Veiga JM, et al (2019). Towards the integrated marine debris observing system. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6(JUL). Abstract.
Anderson TR, Rowe EC, Polimene L, Tipping E, Evans CD, Barry CDG, Hansell DA, Kaiser K, Kitidis V, Lapworth DJ, et al (2019). Unified concepts for understanding and modelling turnover of dissolved organic matter from freshwaters to the ocean: the UniDOM model. BIOGEOCHEMISTRY, 146(2), 105-123. Author URL.
Djeghri N, Atkinson A, Fileman ES, Harmer RA, Widdicombe CE, McEvoy AJ, Cornwell L, Mayor DJ (2018). High prey-predator size ratios and unselective feeding in copepods: a seasonal comparison of five species with contrasting feeding modes. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 165, 63-74. Author URL.
Lacey NC, Mayor DJ, Linley TD, Jamieson AJ (2018). Population structure of the hadal amphipod Bathycallisoma (Scopelocheirus) schellenbergi in the Kermadec Trench and New Hebrides Trench, SW Pacific. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 155, 50-60. Author URL.
Painter SC, Lapworth DJ, Woodward EMS, Kroeger S, Evans CD, Mayor DJ, Sanders RJ (2018). Terrestrial dissolved organic matter distribution in the North Sea. Sci Total Environ, 630, 630-647. Abstract.  Author URL.
Thompson CEL, Silburn B, Williams ME, Hull T, Sivyer D, Amoudry LO, Widdicombe S, Ingels J, Carnovale G, McNeill CL, et al (2017). An approach for the identification of exemplar sites for scaling up targeted field observations of benthic biogeochemistry in heterogeneous environments. Biogeochemistry., 135(1-2), 1-34. Abstract.
Thompson CEL, Silburn B, Williams ME, Hull T, Sivyer D, Amoudry LO, Widdicombe S, Ingels J, Carnovale G, McNeill CL, et al (2017). An approach for the identification of exemplar sites for scaling up targeted field observations of benthic biogeochemistry in heterogeneous environments. Biogeochemistry, 135(1), 1-34. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Gray NB, Hattich GSI, Thornton B (2017). Detecting the presence of fish farm-derived organic matter at the seafloor using stable isotope analysis of phospholipid fatty acids. Sci Rep, 7(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Hicks N, Ubbara GR, Silburn B, Smith HEK, Kröger S, Parker ER, Sivyer D, Kitidis V, Hatton A, Mayor DJ, et al (2017). Oxygen dynamics in shelf seas sediments incorporating seasonal variability. Biogeochemistry., 135(1-2), 35-47. Abstract.
Hicks N, Ubbara GR, Silburn B, Smith HEK, Kröger S, Parker ER, Sivyer D, Kitidis V, Hatton A, Mayor DJ, et al (2017). Oxygen dynamics in shelf seas sediments incorporating seasonal variability. Biogeochemistry, 135(1), 35-47. Abstract.  Author URL.
Anderson TR, Hessen DO, Boersma M, Urabe J, Mayor DJ (2017). Will Invertebrates Require Increasingly Carbon-Rich Food in a Warming World?. Am Nat, 190(6), 725-742. Abstract.  Author URL.
Lacey NC, Rowden AA, Clark MR, Kilgallen NM, Linley T, Mayor DJ, Jamieson AJ (2016). Community structure and diversity of scavenging amphipods from bathyal to hadal depths in three South Pacific Trenches. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 111, 121-137. Author URL.
Sanders RJ, Henson SA, Martin AP, Anderson TR, Bernardello R, Enderlein P, Fielding S, Giering SLC, Hartmann M, Iversen M, et al (2016). Controls over ocean mesopelagic interior carbon storage (COMICS): Fieldwork, synthesis, and modeling efforts. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3(AUG). Abstract.
Giering SLC, Sanders R, Martin AP, Lindemann C, Moeller KO, Daniels CJ, Mayor DJ, St John MA (2016). High export via small particles before the onset of the North Atlantic spring bloom. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-OCEANS, 121(9), 6929-6945. Author URL.
Anderson TR, Pond DW, Mayor DJ (2016). The Role of Microbes in the Nutrition of Detritivorous Invertebrates: a Stoichiometric Analysis. Front Microbiol, 7 Abstract.  Author URL.
Main CE, Ruhl HA, Jones DOB, Yool A, Thornton B, Mayor DJ (2015). Hydrocarbon contamination affects deep-sea benthic oxygen uptake and microbial community composition. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 100, 79-87. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Sommer U, Cook KB, Viant MR (2015). The metabolic response of marine copepods to environmental warming and ocean acidification in the absence of food. Sci Rep, 5 Abstract.  Author URL.
Pond DW, Tarling GA, Mayor DJ (2014). Hydrostatic pressure and temperature effects on the membranes of a seasonally migrating marine copepod. PLoS ONE, 9(10). Abstract.
Mayor DJ, Sanders R, Giering SLC, Anderson TR (2014). Microbial gardening in the ocean's twilight zone: detritivorous metazoans benefit from fragmenting, rather than ingesting, sinking detritus: fragmentation of refractory detritus by zooplankton beneath the euphotic zone stimulates the harvestable production of labile and nutritious microbial biomass. Bioessays, 36(12), 1132-1137. Abstract.  Author URL.
Giering SLC, Sanders R, Lampitt RS, Anderson TR, Tamburini C, Boutrif M, Zubkov MV, Marsay CM, Henson SA, Saw K, et al (2014). Reconciliation of the carbon budget in the ocean's twilight zone. Nature, 507(7493), 480-483. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Gray NB, Elver-Evans J, Midwood AJ, Thornton B (2013). Metal-macrofauna interactions determine microbial community structure and function in copper contaminated sediments. PLoS One, 8(5). Abstract.  Author URL.
Anderson TR, Hessen DO, Mitra A, Mayor DJ, Yool A (2013). Sensitivity of secondary production and export flux to choice of trophic transfer formulation in marine ecosystem models. JOURNAL OF MARINE SYSTEMS, 125, 41-53. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Sharples CJ, Webster L, Walsham P, Lacaze J-P, Cousins NJ (2013). Tissue and size-related changes in the fatty acid and stable isotope signatures of the deep sea grenadier fish Coryphaenoides armatus from the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone region of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 98, 421-430. Author URL.
Giering SLC, Steigenberger S, Achterberg EP, Sanders R, Mayor DJ (2012). Elevated iron to nitrogen recycling by mesozooplankton in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 39 Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Everett NR, Cook KB (2012). End of century ocean warming and acidification effects on reproductive success in a temperate marine copepod. JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH, 34(3), 258-262. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Thornton B, Hay S, Zuur AF, Nicol GW, McWilliam JM, Witte UFM (2012). Resource quality affects carbon cycling in deep-sea sediments. ISME J, 6(9), 1740-1748. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Thornton B, Zuur AF (2012). Resource quantity affects benthic microbial community structure and growth efficiency in a temperate intertidal mudflat. PLoS One, 7(6). Abstract.  Author URL.
Pond DW, Tarling GA, Ward P, Mayor DJ (2012). Wax ester composition influences the diapause patterns in the copepod Calanoides acutus. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 59-60, 93-104. Abstract.
Mayor DJ, Cook K, Thornton B, Walsham P, Witte UFM, Zuur AF, Anderson TR (2011). Absorption efficiencies and basal turnover of C, N and fatty acids in a marine Calanoid copepod. FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, 25(3), 509-518. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Solan M (2011). Complex interactions mediate the effects of fish farming on benthic chemistry within a region of Scotland. Environ Res, 111(5), 635-642. Abstract.  Author URL.
Gontikaki E, Mayor DJ, Narayanaswamy BE, Witte U (2011). Feeding strategies of deep-sea sub-Arctic macrofauna of the Faroe-Shetland Channel: Combining natural stable isotopes and enrichment techniques. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 58(2), 160-172. Author URL.
Gontikaki E, Mayor DJ, Thornton B, Black K, Witte U (2011). Processing of C-13-labelled diatoms by a bathyal community at sub-zero temperatures. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 421, 39-50. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Zuur AF, Solan M, Paton GI, Killham K (2010). Factors affecting benthic impacts at Scottish fish farms. Environ Sci Technol, 44(6), 2079-2084. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jamieson AJ, Fujii T, Mayor DJ, Solan M, Priede IG (2010). Hadal trenches: the ecology of the deepest places on Earth. Trends Ecol Evol, 25(3), 190-197. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Solan M, McMillan H, Killham K, Paton GI (2009). Effects of copper and the sea lice treatment Slice on nutrient release from marine sediments. Mar Pollut Bull, 58(4), 552-558. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Anderson TR, Pond DW, Irigoien X (2009). Egg production and associated losses of carbon, nitrogen and fatty acids from maternal biomass in Calanus finmarchicus before the spring bloom. JOURNAL OF MARINE SYSTEMS, 78(4), 505-510. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Anderson TR, Pond DW, Irigoien X (2009). Limitation of egg production in Calanus finmarchicus in the field: a stoichiometric analysis. JOURNAL OF MARINE SYSTEMS, 78(4), 511-517. Author URL.
Mayor D (2008). Acid oceans. Planet Earth(SUMMER), 22-23. Abstract.
Mayor DJ, Solan M, Martinez I, Murray L, McMillan H, Paton GI, Killham K (2008). Acute toxicity of some treatments commonly used by the salmonid aquaculture industry to Corophium volutator and Hediste diversicolor: Whole sediment bioassay tests. AQUACULTURE, 285(1-4), 102-108. Author URL.
Castellani C, Irigoien X, Mayor DJ, Harris RP, Wilson D (2008). Feeding of Calanus finmarchicus and Oithona similis on the microplankton assemblage in the Irminger Sea, North Atlantic. JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH, 30(10), 1095-1116. Author URL.
Heath MR, Rasmussen J, Ahmed Y, Allen J, Anderson CIH, Brierley AS, Brown L, Bunker A, Cook K, Davidson R, et al (2008). Spatial demography of Calanus finmarchicus in the Irminger Sea. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 76(1), 39-88. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Matthews C, Cook K, Zuur AF, Hay S (2007). CO2-induced acidification affects hatching success in Calanus finmarchicus. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 350, 91-97. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Anderson TR, Irigoien X, Harris R (2006). Feeding and reproduction of Calanus finmarchicus during non-bloom conditions in the Irminger Sea. JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH, 28(12), 1167-1179. Author URL.
Allen JT, Brown L, Sanders R, Moore CM, Mustard A, Fielding S, Lucas M, Rixen M, Savidge G, Henson S, et al (2005). Diatom carbon export enhanced by silicate upwelling in the northeast Atlantic. Nature, 437(7059), 728-732. Abstract.  Author URL.

Publications by year


2022

Mayor DJ, Cook KB, Thornton B, Atherden F, Tarling GA, Anderson TR (2022). Biomass Turnover Rates in Metabolically Active and Inactive Marine Calanoid Copepods. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9 Abstract.
Tarling GA, Freer JJ, Banas NS, Belcher A, Blackwell M, Castellani C, Cook KB, Cottier FR, Daase M, Johnson ML, et al (2022). Can a key boreal Calanus copepod species now complete its life-cycle in the Arctic? Evidence and implications for Arctic food-webs. Ambio, 51(2), 333-344. Abstract.
Tarling GA, Belcher A, Blackwell M, Castellani C, Cook KB, Cottier FR, Dewar-Fowler V, Freer JJ, Gerrish L, Johnson ML, et al (2022). Carbon and Lipid Contents of the Copepod Calanus finmarchicus Entering Diapause in the Fram Strait and Their Contribution to the Boreal and Arctic Lipid Pump. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9 Abstract.
Williamson JL, Tye A, Lapworth DJ, Monteith D, Sanders R, Mayor DJ, Barry C, Bowes M, Bowes M, Burden A, et al (2022). Correction: Landscape controls on riverine export of dissolved organic carbon from Great Britain (Biogeochemistry, (2021), 10.1007/s10533-021-00762-2). Biogeochemistry, 160(3), 423-424. Abstract.
Cormier M-A, Berard J-B, Bougaran G, Trueman CN, Mayor DJ, Lampitt RS, Kruger NJ, Flynn KJ, Rickaby REM (2022). Deuterium in marine organic biomarkers: toward a new tool for quantifying aquatic mixotrophy. New Phytol, 234(3), 776-782. Abstract.  Author URL.
Tye AM, Williamson JL, Jarvie HP, Dise NB, Lapworth DJ, Monteith D, Sanders R, Mayor DJ, Bowes MJ, Bowes M, et al (2022). Dissolved inorganic carbon export from rivers of Great Britain: Spatial distribution and potential catchment-scale controls. Journal of Hydrology, 615 Abstract.
Wells SR, Bresnan E, Cook K, Eerkes-Medrano D, Machairopoulou M, Mayor DJ, Rabe B, Wright PJ (2022). Environmental drivers of a decline in a coastal zooplankton community. ICES JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE, 79(3), 844-854. Author URL.
Jenkins HE, Atherden F, Cook KB, Anderson TR, Thornton B, Mitchell E, Jacob E, Mayor DJ (2022). Grazing, egg production and carbon budgets for Calanus finmarchicus across the Fram Strait. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9 Abstract.
Breimann SA, O'Neill FG, Summerbell K, Mayor DJ (2022). Quantifying the resuspension of nutrients and sediment by demersal trawling. CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH, 233 Author URL.
Anderson TR, Hessen DO, Gentleman WC, Yool A, Mayor DJ (2022). Quantifying the roles of food intake and stored lipid for growth and development throughout the life cycle of a high-latitude copepod, and consequences for ocean carbon sequestration. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9 Abstract.
Lindeque P, Hann I, Parry H, Cook K, Lindley A, Mayor D (2022). Red Pigmentation can be Used to Reliably Distinguish Between Live Calanus finmarchicus and Calanus glacialis Females in the Fram Strait. FRONTIERS IN MARINE SCIENCE, 9 Author URL.

2021

Garcia-Martin EE, Sanders R, Evans CD, Kitidis V, Lapworth DJ, Rees AP, Spears BM, Tye A, Williamson JL, Balfour C, et al (2021). Contrasting Estuarine Processing of Dissolved Organic Matter Derived from Natural and Human-Impacted Landscapes. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 35(10). Author URL.
Felgate SL, Barry CDG, Mayor DJ, Sanders R, Carrias A, Young A, Fitch A, Mayorga-Adame CG, Andrews G, Brittain H, et al (2021). Conversion of Forest to Agriculture Increases Colored Dissolved Organic Matter in a Subtropical Catchment and Adjacent Coastal Environment. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-BIOGEOSCIENCES, 126(6). Author URL.
Anderson TR, Hessen DO, Mayor DJ (2021). Is the growth of marine copepods limited by food quantity or quality?. LIMNOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY LETTERS, 6(3), 127-133. Author URL.
Williamson JL, Tye A, Lapworth DJ, Monteith D, Sanders R, Mayor DJ, Barry C, Bowes M, Bowes M, Burden A, et al (2021). Landscape controls on riverine export of dissolved organic carbon from Great Britain. BIOGEOCHEMISTRY Author URL.
Abdulhussain AH, Cook KB, Turner AD, Lewis AM, Elsafi MA, Mayor DJ (2021). The Influence of the Toxin-Producing Dinoflagellate, Alexandrium catenella (1119/27), on the Survival and Reproduction of the Marine Copepod, Acartia tonsa(,) During Prolonged Exposure. FRONTIERS IN MARINE SCIENCE, 8 Author URL.

2020

Legge O, Johnson M, Hicks N, Jickells T, Diesing M, Aldridge J, Andrews J, Artioli Y, Bakker DCE, Burrows MT, et al (2020). Carbon on the Northwest European Shelf: Contemporary Budget and Future Influences. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7
Anderson TR, Raubenheimer D, Hessen DO, Jensen K, Gentleman WC, Mayor DJ (2020). Geometric Stoichiometry: Unifying Concepts of Animal Nutrition to Understand How Protein-Rich Diets can be "Too Much of a Good Thing". FRONTIERS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 8 Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Gentleman WC, Anderson TR (2020). Ocean carbon sequestration: Particle fragmentation by copepods as a significant unrecognised factor?: Explicitly representing the role of copepods in biogeochemical models may fundamentally improve understanding of future ocean carbon storage. Bioessays, 42(12). Abstract.  Author URL.
Belcher A, Cook K, Bondyale-Juez D, Stowasser G, Fielding S, Saunders RA, Mayor DJ, Tarling GA (2020). Respiration of mesopelagic fish: a comparison of respiratory electron transport system (ETS) measurements and allometrically calculated rates in the Southern Ocean and Benguela Current. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 77(5), 1672-1684. Abstract.
Perry FA, Kawaguchi S, Atkinson A, Sailley SF, Tarling GA, Mayor DJ, Lucas CH, King R, Cooper A (2020). Temperature–Induced Hatch Failure and Nauplii Malformation in Antarctic Krill. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7 Abstract.
Abdulhussain AH, Cook KB, Turner AD, Lewis AM, Elsafi MA, Mayor DJ (2020). The Influence of the Toxin Producing Dinoflagellate, Alexandrium catenella (1119/27), on the Feeding and Survival of the Marine Copepod, Acartia tonsa. Harmful Algae, 98 Abstract.  Author URL.
Mayers KMJ, Poulton AJ, Bidle K, Thamatrakoln K, Schieler B, Giering SLC, Wells SR, Tarran GA, Mayor D, Johnson M, et al (2020). The Possession of Coccoliths Fails to Deter Microzooplankton Grazers. FRONTIERS IN MARINE SCIENCE, 7 Author URL.
Tokuda AK, Drazen JC, Gerringer ME, Popp BN, Grammatopoulou E, Mayor DJ (2020). Trophic interactions of megafauna in the Mariana and Kermadec trenches inferred from stable isotope analysis. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 164 Author URL.

2019

Thompson C, Mayor D, Fones G, Hale R (2019). Across the sediment-water interface. Biogeochemical cycling in coastal and shelf seas. CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH, 185, 1-2. Author URL.
Mayers KMJ, Poulton AJ, Daniels CJ, Wells SR, Woodward EMS, Tarran GA, Widdicombe CE, Mayor DJ, Atkinson A, Giering SLC, et al (2019). Growth and mortality of coccolithophores during spring in a temperate Shelf Sea (Celtic Sea, April 2015). PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 177 Author URL.
Perry FA, Atkinson A, Sailley SF, Tarling GA, Hill SL, Lucas CH, Mayor DJ (2019). Habitat partitioning in Antarctic krill: Spawning hotspots and nursery areas. PLoS ONE, 14(7). Abstract.
Peoples LM, Grammatopoulou E, Pombrol M, Xu X, Osuntokun O, Blanton J, Allen EE, Nunnally CC, Drazen JC, Mayor DJ, et al (2019). Microbial Community Diversity Within Sediments from Two Geographically Separated Hadal Trenches. Front Microbiol, 10 Abstract.  Author URL.
Anderson TR, Martin AP, Lampitt RS, Trueman CN, Henson SA, Mayor DJ (2019). Quantifying carbon fluxes from primary production to mesopelagic fish using a simple food web model. ICES JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE, 76(3), 690-701. Author URL.
Djeghri N, Atkinson A, Fileman ES, Harmer RA, Widdicombe CE, McEvoy AJ, Cornwell L, Mayor DJ (2019). Reprint of: High prey-predator size ratios and unselective feeding in copepods: a seasonal comparison of five species with contrasting feeding modes. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 177 Author URL.
Giering SLC, Wells SR, Mayers KMJ, Schuster H, Cornwell L, Fileman ES, Atkinson A, Cook KB, Preece C, Mayor DJ, et al (2019). Seasonal variation of zooplankton community structure and trophic position in the Celtic Sea: a stable isotope and biovolume spectrum approach. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 177 Author URL.
Sharples J, Mayor DJ, Poulton AJ, Rees AP, Robinson C (2019). Shelf Sea Biogeochemistry: Nutrient and carbon cycling in a temperate shelf sea water column. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 177 Author URL.
Maximenko N, Corradi P, Law KL, Sebille EV, Garaba SP, Lampitt RS, Galgani F, Martinez-Vicente V, Goddijn-Murphy L, Veiga JM, et al (2019). Towards the integrated marine debris observing system. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6(JUL). Abstract.
Anderson TR, Rowe EC, Polimene L, Tipping E, Evans CD, Barry CDG, Hansell DA, Kaiser K, Kitidis V, Lapworth DJ, et al (2019). Unified concepts for understanding and modelling turnover of dissolved organic matter from freshwaters to the ocean: the UniDOM model. BIOGEOCHEMISTRY, 146(2), 105-123. Author URL.

2018

Djeghri N, Atkinson A, Fileman ES, Harmer RA, Widdicombe CE, McEvoy AJ, Cornwell L, Mayor DJ (2018). High prey-predator size ratios and unselective feeding in copepods: a seasonal comparison of five species with contrasting feeding modes. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 165, 63-74. Author URL.
Lacey NC, Mayor DJ, Linley TD, Jamieson AJ (2018). Population structure of the hadal amphipod Bathycallisoma (Scopelocheirus) schellenbergi in the Kermadec Trench and New Hebrides Trench, SW Pacific. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 155, 50-60. Author URL.
Painter SC, Lapworth DJ, Woodward EMS, Kroeger S, Evans CD, Mayor DJ, Sanders RJ (2018). Terrestrial dissolved organic matter distribution in the North Sea. Sci Total Environ, 630, 630-647. Abstract.  Author URL.

2017

Thompson CEL, Silburn B, Williams ME, Hull T, Sivyer D, Amoudry LO, Widdicombe S, Ingels J, Carnovale G, McNeill CL, et al (2017). An approach for the identification of exemplar sites for scaling up targeted field observations of benthic biogeochemistry in heterogeneous environments. Biogeochemistry., 135(1-2), 1-34. Abstract.
Thompson CEL, Silburn B, Williams ME, Hull T, Sivyer D, Amoudry LO, Widdicombe S, Ingels J, Carnovale G, McNeill CL, et al (2017). An approach for the identification of exemplar sites for scaling up targeted field observations of benthic biogeochemistry in heterogeneous environments. Biogeochemistry, 135(1), 1-34. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Gray NB, Hattich GSI, Thornton B (2017). Detecting the presence of fish farm-derived organic matter at the seafloor using stable isotope analysis of phospholipid fatty acids. Sci Rep, 7(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Hicks N, Ubbara GR, Silburn B, Smith HEK, Kröger S, Parker ER, Sivyer D, Kitidis V, Hatton A, Mayor DJ, et al (2017). Oxygen dynamics in shelf seas sediments incorporating seasonal variability. Biogeochemistry., 135(1-2), 35-47. Abstract.
Hicks N, Ubbara GR, Silburn B, Smith HEK, Kröger S, Parker ER, Sivyer D, Kitidis V, Hatton A, Mayor DJ, et al (2017). Oxygen dynamics in shelf seas sediments incorporating seasonal variability. Biogeochemistry, 135(1), 35-47. Abstract.  Author URL.
Anderson TR, Hessen DO, Boersma M, Urabe J, Mayor DJ (2017). Will Invertebrates Require Increasingly Carbon-Rich Food in a Warming World?. Am Nat, 190(6), 725-742. Abstract.  Author URL.

2016

Lacey NC, Rowden AA, Clark MR, Kilgallen NM, Linley T, Mayor DJ, Jamieson AJ (2016). Community structure and diversity of scavenging amphipods from bathyal to hadal depths in three South Pacific Trenches. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 111, 121-137. Author URL.
Sanders RJ, Henson SA, Martin AP, Anderson TR, Bernardello R, Enderlein P, Fielding S, Giering SLC, Hartmann M, Iversen M, et al (2016). Controls over ocean mesopelagic interior carbon storage (COMICS): Fieldwork, synthesis, and modeling efforts. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3(AUG). Abstract.
Giering SLC, Sanders R, Martin AP, Lindemann C, Moeller KO, Daniels CJ, Mayor DJ, St John MA (2016). High export via small particles before the onset of the North Atlantic spring bloom. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-OCEANS, 121(9), 6929-6945. Author URL.
Anderson TR, Pond DW, Mayor DJ (2016). The Role of Microbes in the Nutrition of Detritivorous Invertebrates: a Stoichiometric Analysis. Front Microbiol, 7 Abstract.  Author URL.

2015

Main CE, Ruhl HA, Jones DOB, Yool A, Thornton B, Mayor DJ (2015). Hydrocarbon contamination affects deep-sea benthic oxygen uptake and microbial community composition. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 100, 79-87. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Sommer U, Cook KB, Viant MR (2015). The metabolic response of marine copepods to environmental warming and ocean acidification in the absence of food. Sci Rep, 5 Abstract.  Author URL.

2014

Pond DW, Tarling GA, Mayor DJ (2014). Hydrostatic pressure and temperature effects on the membranes of a seasonally migrating marine copepod. PLoS ONE, 9(10). Abstract.
Mayor DJ, Sanders R, Giering SLC, Anderson TR (2014). Microbial gardening in the ocean's twilight zone: detritivorous metazoans benefit from fragmenting, rather than ingesting, sinking detritus: fragmentation of refractory detritus by zooplankton beneath the euphotic zone stimulates the harvestable production of labile and nutritious microbial biomass. Bioessays, 36(12), 1132-1137. Abstract.  Author URL.
Giering SLC, Sanders R, Lampitt RS, Anderson TR, Tamburini C, Boutrif M, Zubkov MV, Marsay CM, Henson SA, Saw K, et al (2014). Reconciliation of the carbon budget in the ocean's twilight zone. Nature, 507(7493), 480-483. Abstract.  Author URL.

2013

Mayor DJ, Gray NB, Elver-Evans J, Midwood AJ, Thornton B (2013). Metal-macrofauna interactions determine microbial community structure and function in copper contaminated sediments. PLoS One, 8(5). Abstract.  Author URL.
Anderson TR, Hessen DO, Mitra A, Mayor DJ, Yool A (2013). Sensitivity of secondary production and export flux to choice of trophic transfer formulation in marine ecosystem models. JOURNAL OF MARINE SYSTEMS, 125, 41-53. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Sharples CJ, Webster L, Walsham P, Lacaze J-P, Cousins NJ (2013). Tissue and size-related changes in the fatty acid and stable isotope signatures of the deep sea grenadier fish Coryphaenoides armatus from the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone region of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART II-TOPICAL STUDIES IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 98, 421-430. Author URL.

2012

Giering SLC, Steigenberger S, Achterberg EP, Sanders R, Mayor DJ (2012). Elevated iron to nitrogen recycling by mesozooplankton in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 39 Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Everett NR, Cook KB (2012). End of century ocean warming and acidification effects on reproductive success in a temperate marine copepod. JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH, 34(3), 258-262. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Thornton B, Hay S, Zuur AF, Nicol GW, McWilliam JM, Witte UFM (2012). Resource quality affects carbon cycling in deep-sea sediments. ISME J, 6(9), 1740-1748. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Thornton B, Zuur AF (2012). Resource quantity affects benthic microbial community structure and growth efficiency in a temperate intertidal mudflat. PLoS One, 7(6). Abstract.  Author URL.
Pond DW, Tarling GA, Ward P, Mayor DJ (2012). Wax ester composition influences the diapause patterns in the copepod Calanoides acutus. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 59-60, 93-104. Abstract.

2011

Mayor DJ, Cook K, Thornton B, Walsham P, Witte UFM, Zuur AF, Anderson TR (2011). Absorption efficiencies and basal turnover of C, N and fatty acids in a marine Calanoid copepod. FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, 25(3), 509-518. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Solan M (2011). Complex interactions mediate the effects of fish farming on benthic chemistry within a region of Scotland. Environ Res, 111(5), 635-642. Abstract.  Author URL.
Gontikaki E, Mayor DJ, Narayanaswamy BE, Witte U (2011). Feeding strategies of deep-sea sub-Arctic macrofauna of the Faroe-Shetland Channel: Combining natural stable isotopes and enrichment techniques. DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 58(2), 160-172. Author URL.
Gontikaki E, Mayor DJ, Thornton B, Black K, Witte U (2011). Processing of C-13-labelled diatoms by a bathyal community at sub-zero temperatures. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 421, 39-50. Author URL.

2010

Mayor DJ, Zuur AF, Solan M, Paton GI, Killham K (2010). Factors affecting benthic impacts at Scottish fish farms. Environ Sci Technol, 44(6), 2079-2084. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jamieson AJ, Fujii T, Mayor DJ, Solan M, Priede IG (2010). Hadal trenches: the ecology of the deepest places on Earth. Trends Ecol Evol, 25(3), 190-197. Abstract.  Author URL.

2009

Mayor DJ, Solan M, McMillan H, Killham K, Paton GI (2009). Effects of copper and the sea lice treatment Slice on nutrient release from marine sediments. Mar Pollut Bull, 58(4), 552-558. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Anderson TR, Pond DW, Irigoien X (2009). Egg production and associated losses of carbon, nitrogen and fatty acids from maternal biomass in Calanus finmarchicus before the spring bloom. JOURNAL OF MARINE SYSTEMS, 78(4), 505-510. Author URL.
Mayor DJ, Anderson TR, Pond DW, Irigoien X (2009). Limitation of egg production in Calanus finmarchicus in the field: a stoichiometric analysis. JOURNAL OF MARINE SYSTEMS, 78(4), 511-517. Author URL.

2008

Mayor D (2008). Acid oceans. Planet Earth(SUMMER), 22-23. Abstract.
Mayor DJ, Solan M, Martinez I, Murray L, McMillan H, Paton GI, Killham K (2008). Acute toxicity of some treatments commonly used by the salmonid aquaculture industry to Corophium volutator and Hediste diversicolor: Whole sediment bioassay tests. AQUACULTURE, 285(1-4), 102-108. Author URL.
Castellani C, Irigoien X, Mayor DJ, Harris RP, Wilson D (2008). Feeding of Calanus finmarchicus and Oithona similis on the microplankton assemblage in the Irminger Sea, North Atlantic. JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH, 30(10), 1095-1116. Author URL.
Heath MR, Rasmussen J, Ahmed Y, Allen J, Anderson CIH, Brierley AS, Brown L, Bunker A, Cook K, Davidson R, et al (2008). Spatial demography of Calanus finmarchicus in the Irminger Sea. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 76(1), 39-88. Author URL.

2007

Mayor DJ, Matthews C, Cook K, Zuur AF, Hay S (2007). CO2-induced acidification affects hatching success in Calanus finmarchicus. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 350, 91-97. Author URL.

2006

Mayor DJ, Anderson TR, Irigoien X, Harris R (2006). Feeding and reproduction of Calanus finmarchicus during non-bloom conditions in the Irminger Sea. JOURNAL OF PLANKTON RESEARCH, 28(12), 1167-1179. Author URL.

2005

Allen JT, Brown L, Sanders R, Moore CM, Mustard A, Fielding S, Lucas M, Rixen M, Savidge G, Henson S, et al (2005). Diatom carbon export enhanced by silicate upwelling in the northeast Atlantic. Nature, 437(7059), 728-732. Abstract.  Author URL.

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