Peter J Mumby

Summary

Affiliation: University of Exeter
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mangroves enhance the biomass of coral reef fish communities in the Caribbean
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Laboratory, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, UK
    Nature 427:533-6. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Coral reef habitats as surrogates of species, ecological functions, and ecosystem services
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 22:941-51. 2008
  3. pmc Trophic cascade facilitates coral recruitment in a marine reserve
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8362-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The functional value of Caribbean coral reef, seagrass and mangrove habitats to ecosystem processes
    Alastair R Harborne
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, Hatherly Laboratory, University of Exeter, UK
    Adv Mar Biol 50:57-189. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Tropical coastal habitats as surrogates of fish community structure, grazing, and fisheries value
    Alastair R Harborne
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, Hatherly Laboratory, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, United Kingdom
    Ecol Appl 18:1689-701. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of exploiting grazers (Scaridae) on the dynamics of Caribbean coral reefs
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, UK
    Ecol Appl 16:747-69. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Modeling the beta diversity of coral reefs
    Alastair R Harborne
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, United Kingdom
    Ecology 87:2871-81. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Connectivity of Caribbean coral populations: complementary insights from empirical and modelled gene flow
    Nicola L Foster
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, UK
    Mol Ecol 21:1143-57. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Thresholds and the resilience of Caribbean coral reefs
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, UK
    Nature 450:98-101. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Fishing, trophic cascades, and the process of grazing on coral reefs
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, UK
    Science 311:98-101. 2006

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Mangroves enhance the biomass of coral reef fish communities in the Caribbean
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Laboratory, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, UK
    Nature 427:533-6. 2004
    ..Conservation efforts should protect connected corridors of mangroves, seagrass beds and coral reefs...
  2. doi request reprint Coral reef habitats as surrogates of species, ecological functions, and ecosystem services
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 22:941-51. 2008
    ..In contrast, the representation of species or functional classes ensured inclusion of all processes and services in the reserve network...
  3. pmc Trophic cascade facilitates coral recruitment in a marine reserve
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8362-7. 2007
    ..Marine reserves are not a panacea for conservation but can facilitate the recovery of corals from disturbance and may help sustain the biodiversity of organisms that depend on a complex three-dimensional coral habitat...
  4. ncbi request reprint The functional value of Caribbean coral reef, seagrass and mangrove habitats to ecosystem processes
    Alastair R Harborne
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, Hatherly Laboratory, University of Exeter, UK
    Adv Mar Biol 50:57-189. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Tropical coastal habitats as surrogates of fish community structure, grazing, and fisheries value
    Alastair R Harborne
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, Hatherly Laboratory, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, United Kingdom
    Ecol Appl 18:1689-701. 2008
    ..Caribbean marine reserves should be replicated at scales of hundreds of kilometers, particularly for species-rich habitats, to capture important intra-habitat variability in community structure, function, and an ecosystem process...
  6. ncbi request reprint The impact of exploiting grazers (Scaridae) on the dynamics of Caribbean coral reefs
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, UK
    Ecol Appl 16:747-69. 2006
    ..A speculative yet rational inference from the model is that failure to manage scarid populations outside reserves will have a profoundly negative impact on the functioning of the reserve system and status of non-reserve reefs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Modeling the beta diversity of coral reefs
    Alastair R Harborne
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, United Kingdom
    Ecology 87:2871-81. 2006
    ..We discuss the implications of our results for the design of marine reserves...
  8. doi request reprint Connectivity of Caribbean coral populations: complementary insights from empirical and modelled gene flow
    Nicola L Foster
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, UK
    Mol Ecol 21:1143-57. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Thresholds and the resilience of Caribbean coral reefs
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, UK
    Nature 450:98-101. 2007
    ..Such targets may help reef managers face the challenge of addressing global disturbance at local scales...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fishing, trophic cascades, and the process of grazing on coral reefs
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, UK
    Science 311:98-101. 2006
    ..Increased grazing caused a fourfold reduction in the cover of macroalgae, which, because they are the principal competitors of corals, highlights the potential importance of reserves for coral reef resilience...
  11. pmc Caribbean-wide decline in carbonate production threatens coral reef growth
    Chris T Perry
    Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4RJ, UK
    Nat Commun 4:1402. 2013
    ..Below this ecological threshold carbonate budgets typically become net negative and threaten reef accretion. Collectively, these data suggest that recent ecological declines are now suppressing Caribbean reef growth potential...
  12. doi request reprint Coral reef management and conservation in light of rapidly evolving ecological paradigms
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, Hatherly Laboratory, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:555-63. 2008
    ..g. productivity and herbivory). Most reef conservation efforts are directed toward reserve implementation, but new approaches are needed to sustain ecosystem function in exploited areas...
  13. doi request reprint Seasonal and spatial heterogeneity of recent sea surface temperature trends in the Caribbean Sea and southeast Gulf of Mexico
    Iliana Chollett
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 64:956-65. 2012
    ..These detailed patterns can be used to elucidate ecological responses to climatic change in the region...
  14. doi request reprint Novel ecosystems: altering fish assemblages in warming waters
    Alastair R Harborne
    Marine Spatial Ecology Laboratory, Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Hatherly Laboratory, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4 4PS, UK
    Curr Biol 21:R822-4. 2011
    ..By altering local fish abundances, temperature changes will have profound effects on the structure, functioning and services of marine ecosystems...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sexual vs. asexual reproduction in an ecosystem engineer: the massive coral Montastraea annularis
    Nicola L Foster
    Marine Spatial Ecology Laboratory, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, UK
    J Anim Ecol 76:384-91. 2007
    ..6. Our results reveal that long-lived massive corals can propagate using asexual methods even though sexual strategies predominate...
  16. ncbi request reprint Remote sensing of coral reefs and their physical environment
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biological Sciences, Hatherly Laboratory, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, UK
    Mar Pollut Bull 48:219-28. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Optimal scales to observe habitat dynamics: a coral reef example
    Rebecca L Habeeb
    School of Zoology and Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute, University of Tasmania, GPO Box 252 05, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Ecol Appl 17:641-7. 2007
    ..The results are encouraging, and they indicate that CLS techniques can be used to identify the appropriate scale at which to monitor ecosystem trends on the basis of the dynamics of only one of a disparate suite of habitat types...
  18. ncbi request reprint Biological and remote sensing perspectives of pigmentation in coral reef organisms
    John D Hedley
    Tropical Coastal Management Studies, Department of Marine Sciences and Coastal Management, Ridley Building, University of Newcastle, NE1 7RU, UK
    Adv Mar Biol 43:277-317. 2002
    ..Similarly, remote sensing may provide a novel scaling perspective to biological studies of pigmentation in reef organisms...