Mark J Costello

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Biodiversity conservation should focus on no-take Marine Reserves: 94% of Marine Protected Areas allow fishing
    Mark J Costello
    Institute of Marine Science, Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Electronic address
    Trends Ecol Evol 30:507-9. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Biodiversity: the known, unknown, and rates of extinction
    Mark J Costello
    Institute of Marine Science, University of Auckland, P Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand Electronic address
    Curr Biol 25:R368-71. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Biodiversity data should be published, cited, and peer reviewed
    Mark J Costello
    Institute of Marine Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, 1142, New Zealand
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:454-61. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Response to comments on "Can we name Earth's species before they go extinct?"
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, Institute of Marine Science, University of Auckland, Post Office Box 349, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Science 341:237. 2013
  5. pmc Global coordination and standardisation in marine biodiversity through the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) and related databases
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 8:e51629. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Can we name Earth's species before they go extinct?
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, Post Office Box 349, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Science 339:413-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Predicting total global species richness using rates of species description and estimates of taxonomic effort
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Syst Biol 61:871-83. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Surface area and the seabed area, volume, depth, slope, and topographic variation for the world's seas, oceans, and countries
    Mark John Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, P O Box 349, Warkworth 0941, New Zealand
    Environ Sci Technol 44:8821-8. 2010
  9. pmc How sea lice from salmon farms may cause wild salmonid declines in Europe and North America and be a threat to fishes elsewhere
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, PO Box 347, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3385-94. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Ecology of sea lice parasitic on farmed and wild fish
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, PO Box 349, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 22:475-83. 2006

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Biodiversity conservation should focus on no-take Marine Reserves: 94% of Marine Protected Areas allow fishing
    Mark J Costello
    Institute of Marine Science, Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand Electronic address
    Trends Ecol Evol 30:507-9. 2015
    ..Biodiversity conservation should focus on Marine Reserves, not MPAs. ..
  2. doi request reprint Biodiversity: the known, unknown, and rates of extinction
    Mark J Costello
    Institute of Marine Science, University of Auckland, P Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand Electronic address
    Curr Biol 25:R368-71. 2015
    ..How many species are there and how many have we lost? New estimates shed light on this question in the marine realm. ..
  3. doi request reprint Biodiversity data should be published, cited, and peer reviewed
    Mark J Costello
    Institute of Marine Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, 1142, New Zealand
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:454-61. 2013
    ..Here, we propose a staged publication process involving editorial and technical quality controls, of which the final (and optional) stage includes peer review, the most meritorious publication standard in science. ..
  4. doi request reprint Response to comments on "Can we name Earth's species before they go extinct?"
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, Institute of Marine Science, University of Auckland, Post Office Box 349, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Science 341:237. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Global coordination and standardisation in marine biodiversity through the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) and related databases
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 8:e51629. 2013
    ..As a consequence of WoRMS, we are witnessing improved communication within the scientific community, and anticipate increased taxonomic efficiency and quality control in marine biodiversity research and management...
  6. doi request reprint Can we name Earth's species before they go extinct?
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, Post Office Box 349, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Science 339:413-6. 2013
    ..Extinction rates are, however, poorly quantified, ranging from 0.01 to 1% (at most 5%) per decade. We propose practical actions to improve taxonomic productivity and associated understanding and conservation of biodiversity...
  7. doi request reprint Predicting total global species richness using rates of species description and estimates of taxonomic effort
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Syst Biol 61:871-83. 2012
    ..We predict that there may be 1.8-2.0 million species on Earth, of which about 0.3 million are marine, significantly less than some previous estimates...
  8. doi request reprint Surface area and the seabed area, volume, depth, slope, and topographic variation for the world's seas, oceans, and countries
    Mark John Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, P O Box 349, Warkworth 0941, New Zealand
    Environ Sci Technol 44:8821-8. 2010
    ..The database could be used to classify ocean features, such as abyssal plains, ridges, and slopes, and thus provide the basis for a standards based classification of ocean topography...
  9. pmc How sea lice from salmon farms may cause wild salmonid declines in Europe and North America and be a threat to fishes elsewhere
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, PO Box 347, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3385-94. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Ecology of sea lice parasitic on farmed and wild fish
    Mark J Costello
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, PO Box 349, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Trends Parasitol 22:475-83. 2006
    ..salmonis and Caligus spp. This knowledge could be used to take measures to reduce the risks of lice affecting farmed and wild fish...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Coral reefs and the global network of Marine Protected Areas
    Camilo Mora
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, Post Office Box 349, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Science 312:1750-1. 2006
  12. doi request reprint Tolerance of the invasive tunicate Styela clava to air exposure
    Kristina A Hillock
    a Leigh Marine Laboratory, Institute of Marine Science, University of Auckland, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Biofouling 29:1181-7. 2013
    ..clava from marine equipment when the air temperature is 10 °C. However, drying time would be less under conditions of low humidity and under direct sunlight. ..
  13. pmc First report of anterior pallial tentacles in Solen dactylus (Bivalvia: Solenidae) from the Northern Persian Gulf, Iran
    Hanieh Saeedi
    Institute of Marine Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 8:e63487. 2013
    ..The function of the tentacles is unknown. However, more species need to be examined for anterior pallial tentacles and anterior shell furrows to determine if they reflect a common evolutionary history or ecology...