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  • SAMS, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban, Argyll, PA37 1QA

    United Kingdom

  • United Kingdom

  • 674 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
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Research expertise

A marine zoologist specialising in the ecology of benthic invertebrates. Research experience covers a wide range of habitats extending from coastal waters to the deep-sea bed, and from the Arctic to the tropics.

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Research Output 1993 2017

Assessment of Blue Carbon Resources in Scotland's Inshore Marine Protected Area Network

Burrows, M., Hughes, D., Austin, W. E. N., Smeaton, C., Hicks, N., Howe, J., Allen, C., Taylor, P. & Vare, L., 3 Feb 2017, Scottish Natural Heritage. 283 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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protected area
carbon
inorganic carbon
habitat
resource
4 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Ecosystem uptake and transfer of Sellafield-derived radiocarbon (14c). Part 1. The Irish Sea

Muir, G., Tierney, K. M., Cook, G., MacKinnon, G., Howe, J., Heymans, J., Hughes, D. & Xu, S., 30 Jan 2017, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 114, 2, p. 792-804 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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5 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)

Ecosystem uptake and transfer of Sellafield-derived radiocarbon (C-14) part 2: The West of Scotland

Tierney, K. M., Muir, G. K. P., Cook, G. T., MacKinnon, G., Howe, J. A., Heymans, J. J., Hughes, D. J. & Xu, S., 15 Feb 2017, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 115, 1-2, p. 57-66 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Open Access
File
crustacean
farm
fish
louse
functional group

Investigating the Impacts of Marine Invasive Non-Native Species

Macleod, A., Cottier-Cook, E., Hughes, D. & Allen, C., 14 Sep 2016, Natural England. 59 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
protected area
economic impact
invasive species
native species
stakeholder

Activities 2002 2013

Expert advice/comments on proposed structure for deep-sea section of Marine Habitat Classification

David Hughes (Reviewer)
Jun 2013Jul 2013

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Interview on BBC Radio Scotland

David Hughes (Interviewee)
Jan 2013

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY (Journal)

David Hughes (Peer reviewer)
Nov 2012Dec 2012

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Masters thesis external examination

David Hughes (External Examiner)
Nov 2012Dec 2012

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of peer review panel or committee

Biodiversity in Loch Creran

David Hughes (Speaker)
2012 → …

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

Thesis

Predicting the ecosystem effects of harvesting beach-cast kelp for biofuel

Author: Orr, K. K., 4 Dec 2013

Supervisor: Heymans, J. (Supervisor), Wilding, T. (Supervisor) & Hughes, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Gradients in benthic community structure and bioturbation potential along the Nordic Seas continental margin

Author: Shields, M. A., 3 Jul 2008

Supervisor: Hughes, D. (Supervisor), Gage, J. D. (Supervisor) & Black, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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Large-scale forcing of coastal communities

Author: Shelmerdine, R. L., 17 Apr 2007

Supervisor: Burrows, M. (Supervisor) & Hughes, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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