Professor Maria Byrne

Professor of Developmental & Marine Biology
Anatomy & Histology, School of Medical Sciences
Bosch Institute

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Selected grants

2014

  • Biology & ecology of vulnerable beche-de-mer sea cucumbers on the Great Barrier Reef; Wolfe K, Byrne M; Equity Trustees Limited/Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment.
  • Biology and ecology of tropical beche-de-mer sea cucumbers on the Great Barrier Reef, prospects for vulnerable species in a changing ocean; Wolfe K, Byrne M; Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority/Research Support.
  • People's Choice Bommies Award; Wolfe K, Byrne M; Great Barrier Reef Foundation/Research Support.
  • CLARIOstar Multifunctional Microplate Reader for Shared Used at the Open Access, Multi-User Molecular Biology Core Facility; Huang M, Scolyer R, Fraser S, Sahni S, Speranza T, Owens T, Barrs V, Ju Y, Kovacevic Z, Lu Z, Camp A, Slobedman B, Morris B, Oliver B, Dos Remedios C, Kalinowski D, Fu D, Lai D, Lovicu F, Allbutt H, Triccas J, Burgess J, Kril J, Dixon K, Rendina L, Byrne M, King N, Groundwater P, Williamson P, Ho J, Dong Q, Bao B, Assinder S, McLennan S, Richardson D, Ammit A, Sharland A, Hardikar A, Hong A, Hambly B, Lee C, Murphy C, Goldsbury C, Johnstone D, Lane D, Hibbs D, Joshua D, Huq F, Halliday G, Sutherland G, Zreiqat H, Lok H, Lyons G, Jansson P, Black J, Zhu L, Sunde M, Day M, Naylor M, Buckland M, Murray M, Shafie N, Lay P, Poronnik P, Codd R, Mason R, Ryan R, Christopherson R, de Graaf S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • La Vision BioTec Ultramicroscope; Murphy C, Braet F, Byrne M, Chan-Ling T, Fraser S, Goldsbury C, Halliday G, Hambly B, Johnstone D, Keay K, Lovelace M, Lyons G, Mason R, Overall R, Owens T, Richardson D, Stone J, Weiss A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2013

  • Biology and ecology of Australia’s tropical beche-de-mer sea cucumbers, prospects for vulnerable species; Byrne M, Wolfe K; Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales/Paddy Pallin Science Grant.
  • Reef-scale Impacts of Changing Climates on Calcification by Large Benthic Foraminifera on the Great Barrier Reef; Byrne M; Great Barrier Reef Foundation/Research Support.
  • Quantification of coral reef habitat structural complexity and community composition in a changing ocean using 3D models; Byrne M; Great Barrier Reef Foundation/Research Support.
  • Physiological effects of climate change stress on adults & offspring; Byrne M; Environmental Trust (NSW)/Environmental Research Program - Major Grants.
  • A high-throughput, bright-field and fluorescence digital slide scanning platform and service that is both research and teaching-focused and available University-wide.; King N, Graeber M, Naylor M, Slapeta J, Quinnell R, Charles (nee Slaviero) K, Owens T, Bourne R, Braet F, Hambly B, Overall R, Stone J, Twigg S, Hardikar A, Halliday G, Richardson D, Byrne M, Keay K, Marsh D, Howell V, Pollock C, Chen X; DVC Research/Equipment Grant.
  • Diver-held stereo imaging and benthic habitat mapping; Figueira W, Ferrari R, Byrne M, Coleman R; Faculty of Science/Research Equipment and Infrastructure Scheme.
  • QX100 Droplet Digital PCR system for Shared Used at the Open Access, Multi-User Molecular Biology Core Facility; Richardson D, Kril J, Murphy C, Vandenberg R, Rendina L, Dos Remedios C, Ju Y, Kovacevic Z, Lyons G, Sutherland G, Lay P, Ammit A, Lai D, Morris B, Day M, Dong Q, Bao B, Huang M, Camp A, Boyer M, Whittington R, Byrne M, Hanrahan J, Fu D, Jansson P, Lane D, Bagley E, Hibbs D, Zhang D, Fraser S, Scolyer R, Black J, Halliday G, Christie M, Zreiqat H, Murray M, Slobedman B, Naylor M, Burgess J, Triccas J, Mason R, Chadban S, Combes V, Lovicu F, McLennan S, Kalinowski D, Sharland A, Johnstone D, Groundwater P, Dixon K, Zhou F, Lovejoy D, Lu Z, Zhu L, Goldsbury C, Witting P, Buckland M, Assinder S, Purdie (Williams) A, Codd R, Owens T, Hambly B; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2012

  • GeneAtlas Personal Microarray System; Richardson D, Scolyer R, Stocker R, Weninger W, Black J, Allen D, Murray M, Mason R, Twigg S, King N, Horvath L, Lovicu F, Lee C, Halliday G, Lovejoy D, Joshua D, Sharland A, Roufogalis B, Hambly B, Morris B, Bao B, Bishop A, Hibbs D, Lane D, Zhou F, Hanrahan J, Dixon K, Rendina L, Byrne M, Naylor M, Cole N, Jansson P, Dong Q, Codd R, Payne R, Assinder S, Chadban S, Fraser S, McLennan S, Suryo Rahmanto A, Lai D, Yu Y, Ju Y, Buckland M, Kovacevic Z, Saletta F, Zreiqat H, Kalinowski D, Groundwater P, Simes R, Zhang D, Boyer M, Murphy C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • The Sydney Network on Climate Change and Society; McCalman I, Schlosberg D, Bashford A, Probyn E, Allon F, Giles P, Smith V, Marks P, Celermajer D, Mikler J, Chester L, Gurran N, Shrestha K, Lyster R, McManus P, Pritchard W, Neilson J, Byrne M, Wright C, de Berigny Wall C; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).
  • Heads or tails - which did echinoderms lose in the evolution of radial symmetry?; Byrne M, Yang J, Wray G; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2011

  • Southern Cross University: Policy and Planning Research for Sustainable Regions; Ryan N, Salkeld G, Byrne M, Waters D; Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (Federal)/Collaborative Research Networks.
  • Multigenerational impact of climate change on marine life histories; Dworjanyn S, Byrne M; Environmental Trust (NSW)/Environmental Research Program - Seed Grants.
  • Impact of climate change stressors on calcifying and non-calcifying marine life stages: predicting tipping points for persistence in a changing ocean; Byrne M, Dworjanyn S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • PyroMark Q96 ID system; Richardson D, Stone J, Black J, King N, Mason R, Hunt N, Kril J, Murray M, Scolyer R, Halliday G, Vandenberg R, McMinn P, Chadban S, Byrne M, Ryan R, Dong Q, Lee C, Bishop A, Haass N, Fraser S, Hambly B, Sharland A, Kalinowski D, Assinder S, Yu Y, Bao B, Ju Y, Lovejoy D, Buckland M, Lane D, Dos Remedios C, Kovacevic Z, Sutherland G, Zhang D, Morris B, Suryo Rahmanto A, Murphy C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2010

  • Machine assisted, multi-scale spatial and temporal observation and modelling of marine benthic habitats - FELLOWSHIP (TBC); Williams S, Byrne M, Barrett N, Figueira W, Johnson-Roberson M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Super Science Fellowships.

2009

  • Vulnerability of Antarctic marine benthos to increased temperatures and ocean acidification associated with climate change; Byrne M, King C, Kurihara H, Virtue P, Williamson J; ANARE - Australian Antarctic Division/Australian Antarctic Science Grants (AASG).

2008

  • Development and calcification in benthic marine invertebrates (Mollusca and Echinodermata) in an acidified and warm ocean; Byrne M, Davis A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2007

  • Axial homologies of bilateral and radial body plans: echinoderm homologues of the chordate CNS; Byrne M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Byrne Research; Byrne M; Miscellaneous Generic Research/Generic Research.

2006

  • Reproductive histology of native frogs; Byrne M; Environment Protection Authority (NSW)/Project Support.
  • Australias sea urchins: a unique opportunity for aquaculture development; Byrne M; University of Sydney/Research & Development.

2005

  • Landscape Scale Impacts On Freshwater Mussel Distribution And Status; Byrne M; Environmental Trust/Environmental Trust (Research).
  • Species Composition And Phylogeny Of AustraliaS Beche-De-Mer Species In The Genera Stichopus And Actinopyga (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea); Byrne M; Environment Australia - (ABRS)/Australian Biological Resources Study Participatory Program.
  • Recruitment dynamics and size plasticity of coral reef sea cucumbers: roles of sexual and asexual reproduction in optimal habitat utilisation; Byrne M; University of Sydney/Research & Development.

2004

  • Evolution of maternal provisioning in echinoderms: characterisation of egg nutrients & their roles in development; Byrne M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • The Zest Trial : a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of Zolofts effects on symptoms and survival time in advanced cancer; Stockler M, Byrne M, Nowak A, Wilken N, Turner J, Wyld D; Cancer Council New South Wales/Research Project Grants.
  • The Zest Trial : a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of Zolofts effects on symptoms and survival time in advanced cancer; Stockler M, Byrne M, Nowak A, Wilken N, Turner J, Wyld D; Anti Cancer Foundation of South Australia/Research Support.

2003

  • Ultrasec 3100 pro: UV-vis spectrophotmeter; Mason R, Byrne M, Dos Remedios C, Keay K, Lovicu F; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.
  • Species diversity of echinoderms from Raine Island and Moulter Cay - production of a guide to their identification,biology,ecology and conservation status.; Byrne M; Raine Island Corporation/Research Grant.

2002

  • Life history, phylogenetic relationships and population biology of Rain Island and Moulter Cay echinoderms; Byrne M; Raine Island Corporation/Research Grant.

2001

  • Diversity and life history traits of tropical brittle stars (Phylum Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea); Byrne M; Raine Island Corporation/Research Grant.
  • Evolution of embryonic cell lineages in sea star development; Byrne M; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Research and Development (R&D).

2000

  • Homeobox gene expression in sea star development: evolutionary change and origin of pentamery; Byrne M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).
  • Testing a model of the bilateral echinoderm ancestor: mapping the predicted gene expession patterns in sea urchin embryos; Morris V, Byrne M, Frommer M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).
  • Testing the basis underpinning the proposed ANZECC sediment quality guidelines for estuarine and marine environments for Australia; Birch G, Byrne M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Strategic Partnerships with Industry - Research and Training (SPIRT).

1999

  • Research entitled Pilot project - Biological Sciences Monitoring : Research on toxicity of leachate from Homebush Bay Site between the University of Sydney and the Olympic Co-ordination Authority - OCA Consultancy No: 128; Laginestra E, Hughes K, Warren S, Byrne M; Olympic Co-ordination Authority/BLO Project.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Byrne, M. (2010). Impact of climate change stressors on marine invertebrate life histories with a focus on the Mollusca and Echinodermata. In Yuzhu You and Ann Henderson-Sellers (Eds.), Climate Alert: Climate Change Monitoring and Strategy, (pp. 169-212). Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Byrne, M. (2008). Echinodermata. The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management. Australia: CSIRO.
  • Andrew, N., Byrne, M. (2007). Ecology of Centrostephanus. In John M. Lawrence (Eds.), Edible Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology Second Edition, (pp. 191-204). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Hutchings, P., Ahyong, S., Byrne, M., Przeslawski, R., Worheide, G. (2007). Vulnerability of benthic invertebrates of the Great Barrier Reef to climate change. In JE Johnson & PA Marshall (Eds.), Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef: A Vulnerability Assessment, (pp. 310-356). Australia: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and Australian Greenhouse Office.
  • Cisternas, P., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M. (2004). Evolution of development and the Ophiuroidea – revisited. In T. Heinzeller (Eds.), Echinoderms: Munchen, (pp. 521-526). United States: Taylor and Francis.
  • Byrne, M., Smoothey, A., Hoggett, A., Uthicke, S. (2004). Population biology of shallow water ophiuroids and holothuroids from at Raine Island and Moulter Cay, Northern Great Barrier Reef. In T. Heinzeller (Eds.), Echinoderms: Munchen, (pp. 165-170). United States: Taylor and Francis.
  • Mazzone, F., Byrne, M., Thorndyke, M. (2003). Arm autotomy and regeneration in the seastar Coscinasterias muricata. In Feral, David (Eds.), Echinoderm Research 2001, (pp. 209-213). Lisse, the Netherlands: A A Balkema.
  • Byrne, M., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Cisternas, P., Villinski, J., Raff, R. (2003). Evolution of maternal provisioning in ophiuroids, asteroids and echinoids. In Feral, David (Eds.), Echinoderm Research 2001, (pp. 171-175). Lisse, the Netherlands: A A Balkema.
  • Byrne, M., Selvakumaraswamy, P. (2002). Phylum Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea. In Craig M. Young, Mary A. Sewell (assoc ed) Mary E. Rice (assoc ed) (Eds.), Altas of Marine Invertebrate Larvae, (pp. 483-498). California, USA: Academic Press Elsevier.
  • Mazzone, F., Byrne, M. (2001). Autotomy and regeneration in the sea star Coscinasterias muricata following autotomy. In Feral, David (Eds.), Echinoderm Research 2001, (pp. 209-213). Lisse, the Netherlands: A A Balkema.
  • Byrne, M. (2001). Echinodermata. In D. T. Anderson (Eds.), Invertebrate Zoology, (pp. 149-160). Australia: Oxford University Press Australia.
  • Byrne, M. (2001). Evolution of neurogenesis in the sea star genus Patiriella. In M Barker (Eds.), Echinoderms 2000: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 31 January-2 February 2000, (pp. 151-157). United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis.
  • Byrne, M., Walker, K., Hickey,, C., Roper, D. (2001). Freshwater Mussels (Hyriidae) of Australasia. In G Bauer, K Wachtler (Eds.), Ecology and Evolution of the Freshwater Mussels Unionoida, (pp. 5-26). United States: Springer.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M., Battaglene, S. (2001). Larval development in the tropical sea cucumber Holothuria Scabra. In M Barker (Eds.), Echinoderms 2000: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 31 January-2 February 2000, (pp. 369-275). United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis.
  • Cisternas, P., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M. (2001). Localisation of the neuropeptide S1 in an ophiuroid larva. In M Barker (Eds.), Echinoderms 2000: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 31 January-2 February 2000, (pp. 239-242). United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis.
  • Andrew, N., Byrne, M. (2001). The ecology of Centrostephanus rodgersii. In J M Lawrence (Eds.), Edible Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology, (pp. 149-160). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science.
  • Mazzone, F., Byrne, M. (2001). The haemal sinus - A possible condiut for migatory cells involved in repair and regeneration of the radial nerve cord of Coscinasterias Muricata following autotomy. In M Barker (Eds.), Echinoderms 2000: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 31 January-2 February 2000, (pp. 187-191). United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis.

Journals

  • Nguyen, H., Byrne, M. (2014). Early benthic juvenile Parvulastra exigua (Asteroidea) are tolerant to extreme acidification and warming in its intertidal habitat. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 453, 36-42. [More Information]
  • Pecorino, D., Baker, M., Dworjanyn, S., Byrne, M., Lamare, M. (2014). Impacts of near future sea surface pH and temperature conditions on fertilisation and embryonic development in Centrostephanus rodgersii from northern New Zealand and northern New South Wales, Australia. Marine Biology, 161(1), 101-110. [More Information]
  • Morris, V., Byrne, M. (2014). Oral-aboral identity displayed in the expression of HpHox3 and HpHox11/13 in the adult rudiment of the sea urchin Holopneustes purpurescens. Development Genes and Evolution, 224(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Eriksson, H., Byrne, M. (2014). The sea cucumber fishery in Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park follows global patterns of serial exploitation. Fish and Fisheries, Article in Press, 1-13. [More Information]
  • Lamare, M., Pecorino, D., Hardy, N., Liddy, M., Byrne, M., Uthicke, S. (2014). The thermal tolerance of crown-of-thorns (Acanthaster planci) embryos and bipinnaria larvae: Implications for spatial and temporal variation in adult populations. Coral Reefs, 33(1), 207-219. [More Information]
  • Hardy, N., Lamare, M., Uthicke, S., Wolfe, K., Doo, S., Dworjanyn, S., Byrne, M. (2014). Thermal tolerance of early development in tropical and temperate sea urchins: inferences for the tropicalization of eastern Australia. Marine Biology, 161(2), 395-409. [More Information]
  • Wygoda, J., Yang, J., Byrne, M., Wray, G. (2014). Transcriptomic analysis of the highly derived radial body plan of a sea urchin. Genome Biology and Evolution, 6(4), 964-973. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Andrew, N. (2013). Centrostephanus rodgersii. Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, 38, 243-256. [More Information]
  • Davis, A., Coleman, D., Broad, A., Byrne, M., Dworjanyn, S., Przeslawski, R. (2013). Complex responses of intertidal molluscan embryos to a warming and acidifying ocean in the presence of uv radiation. PLoS One, 8(2), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Poore, A., Graba-Landry, A., Favret, M., Sheppard Brennand, H., Byrne, M., Dworjanyn, S. (2013). Direct and indirect effects of ocean acidification and warming on a marine plant-herbivore interaction. Oecologia, 173(3), 1113-1124. [More Information]
  • Uthicke, S., Soars, N., Foo, S., Byrne, M. (2013). Effects of elevated pCO2 and the effect of parent acclimation on development in the tropical Pacific sea urchin Echinometra mathaei. Marine Biology, 160(8), 1913-1926. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Gonzalez-Bernat, M., Doo, S., Foo, S., Soars, N., Lamare, M. (2013). Effects of ocean warming and acidification on embryos and non-calcifying larvae of the invasive sea star Patiriella regularis. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 473, 235-246. [More Information]
  • Ho, M., Price, C., King, C., Virtue, P., Byrne, M. (2013). Effects of ocean warming and acidification on fertilization in the Antarctic echinoid Sterechinus neumayeri across a range of sperm concentrations. Marine Environmental Research, 90, 136-141. [More Information]
  • Wolfe, K., Dworjanyn, S., Byrne, M. (2013). Effects of ocean warming and acidification on survival, growth and skeletal development in the early benthic juvenile sea urchin (Heliocidaris erythrogramma). Global Change Biology, 19(9), 2698-2707. [More Information]
  • Gonzalez-Bernat, M., Lamare, M., Uthicke, S., Byrne, M. (2013). Fertilisation, embryogenesis and larval development in the tropical intertidal sand dollar Arachnoides placenta in response to reduced seawater pH. Marine Biology, 160(8), 1927-1941. [More Information]
  • Pecorino, D., Lamare, M., Barker, M., Byrne, M. (2013). How does embryonic and larval thermal tolerance contribute to the distribution of the sea urchin Centrostephanus rodgersii (Diadematidae) in New Zealand? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 445, 120-128. [More Information]
  • Uthicke, S., Pecorino, D., Albright, R., Negri, A., Cantin, N., Liddy, M., Dworjanyn, S., Kamya, P., Byrne, M., Lamare, M. (2013). Impacts of ocean acidification on early life-history stages and settlement of the coral-eating sea star Acanthaster planci. PLoS One, 8(12), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Schneider, K., Silverman, J., Kravitz, B., Rivlin, T., Schneider-Mor, A., Barbosa, S., Byrne, M., Caldeira, K. (2013). Inorganic carbon turnover caused by digestion of carbonate sands and metabolic activity of holothurians. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 133, 217-223. [More Information]
  • Thorne, B., Eriksson, H., Byrne, M. (2013). Long term trends in population dynamics and reproduction in Holothuria atra (Aspidochirotida) in the southern Great Barrier Reef; the importance of asexual and sexual reproduction. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 93(4), 1067-1072. [More Information]
  • Wolfe, K., Smith, A., Trimby, P., Byrne, M. (2013). Microstructure of the paper nautilus (Argonauta nodosa) shell and the novel application of electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) to address effects of ocean acidification. Marine Biology, 160(8), 2271-2278. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Przeslawski, R. (2013). Multistressor Impacts of Warming and Acidification of the Ocean on Marine Invertebrates' Life Histories. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 53(4), 582-596. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Foo, S., Soars, N., Wolfe, K., Nguyen, H., Hardy, N., Dworjanyn, S. (2013). Ocean warming will mitigate the effects of acidification on calcifying sea urchin larvae (Heliocidaris tuberculata) from the Australian global warming hot spot. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 448, 250-257. [More Information]
  • Eriksson, H., Thorne, B., Byrne, M. (2013). Population metrics in protected commercial sea cucumber populations (curryfish: Stichopus herrmanni) on One Tree Reef, Great Barrier Reef. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 473, 225-234. [More Information]
  • Falkner, I., Barbosa, S., Byrne, M. (2013). Reproductive biology of four ophiocomid ophiuroids in tropical and temperate Australia-reproductive cycle and oogenic strategies in species with different modes of development. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, 57(3), 189-199. [More Information]
  • Durrant, H., Clark, G., Dworjanyn, S., Byrne, M., Johnston, E. (2013). Seasonal variation in the effects of ocean warming and acidification on a native bryozoan, Celleporaria nodulosa. Marine Biology, 160(8), 1903-1911. [More Information]
  • Keever, C., Puritz, J., Addison, J., Byrne, M., Grosberg, R., Toonen, R., Hart, M. (2013). Shallow gene pools in the high intertidal: Extreme loss of genetic diversity in viviparous sea stars (Parvulastra). Biology Letters, 9(5), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Thorne, B., Byrne, M. (2013). Survivorship of post-split fission products of Holothuria atra (Holothuroidea: Aspidochirotida) on the southern Great Barrier Reef. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, 57(4), 293-300. [More Information]
  • Woolsey, E., Byrne, M., Baird, A. (2013). The effects of temperature on embryonic development and larval survival in two scleractinian corals. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 493, 179-184. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Lamare, M., Winter, D., Dworjanyn, S., Uthicke, S. (2013). The stunting effect of a high CO2 ocean on calcification and development in sea urchin larvae, a synthesis from the tropics to the poles. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences, 368(1627), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Wolfe, K., Dworjanyn, S., Byrne, M. (2013). Thermal and pH/pCO2 fluctuations in the intertidal habitat of Heliocidaris erythrogramma: effects on post-metamorphic juveniles. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 54(4), 657-666.
  • Martinez, A., Byrne, M., Coleman, R. (2013). Unique tagging of small echinoderms: a case study using the cushion star Parvulastra exigua. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4(10), 993-1000. [More Information]
  • Barbosa, S., Klanten, S., Puritz, J., Toonen, R., Byrne, M. (2013). Very fine-scale population genetic structure of sympatric asterinid sea stars with benthic and pelagic larvae: Influence of mating system and dispersal potential. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 108(4), 821-833. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Ho, M., Koleits, L., Price, C., King, C., Virtue, P., Tilbrook, B., Lamare, M. (2013). Vulnerability of the calcifying larval stage of the Antarctic sea urchin Sterechinus neumayeri to near-future ocean acidification and warming. Global Change Biology, 19(7), 2264-2275. [More Information]
  • Foo, S., Dworjanyn, S., Poore, A., Byrne, M. (2012). Adaptive Capacity of the Habitat Modifying Sea Urchin Centrostephanus rodgersii to Ocean Warming and Ocean Acidification: Performance of Early Embryos. PLoS One, 7(8), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Ericson, J., Ho, M., Miskelly, A., King, C., Virtue, P., Tilbrook, B., Byrne, M. (2012). Combined effects of two ocean change stressors, warming and acidification, on fertilization and early development of the Antarctic echinoid Sterechinus neumayeri. Polar Biology, 35(7), 1027-1034. [More Information]
  • Swanson, R., Byrne, M., Prowse, T., Mos, B., Dworjanyn, S., Steinberg, P. (2012). Dissolved histamine: a potential habitat marker promoting settlement and metamorphosis in sea urchin larvae. Marine Biology, 159, 915-925. [More Information]
  • Prowse, T., Byrne, M. (2012). Evolution of yolk protein genes in the Echinodermata. Evolution and Development, 14(2), 139-151. [More Information]
  • Puritz, J., Keever, C., Addison, J., Byrne, M., Hart, M., Grosberg, R., Toonen, R. (2012). Extraordinarily rapid life-history divergence between Cryptasterina sea star species. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B Biological Sciences, 279(1744), 3914-3922. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2012). Global change ecotoxicology: Identification of early life history bottlenecks in marine invertebrates, variable species responses and variable experimental approaches. Marine Environmental Research, 76(May 2012), 3-15. [More Information]
  • Woolsey, E., Bainbridge, S., Kingsford, M., Byrne, M. (2012). Impacts of cyclone Hamish at One Tree Reef: integrating environmental and benthic habitat data. Marine Biology, 159(4), 793-803. [More Information]
  • Doo, S., Dworjanyn, S., Foo, S., Soars, N., Byrne, M. (2012). Impacts of ocean acidification on development of the meroplanktonic larval stage of the sea urchin Centrostephanus rodgersii. ICES Journal of Marine Science: journal du conseil, 69(3), 460-464. [More Information]
  • Zigler, K., Byrne, M., Raff, E., Lessios, H., Raff, R. (2012). Natural hybridization in the sea urchin genus pseudoboletia between species without apparent barriers to gamete recognition. Evolution, 66(6), 1695-1708. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, H., Doo, S., Soars, N., Byrne, M. (2012). Noncalcifying larvae in a changing ocean: warming not acidification/hypercapnia, is the dominant stressor on development of the sea star Meridiastra calcar. Global Change Biology, 18, 2466-2476. [More Information]
  • Doo, S., Mayfield, A., Byrne, M., Chen, H., Nguyen, H., Fan, T. (2012). Reduced expression of the rate-limiting carbon fixation enzyme RuBisCO in the benthic foraminifer Baculogypsina sphaerulata holobiont in response to heat shock. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 430-431, 63-67. [More Information]
  • Doo, S., Byrne, M., Hamylton, S. (2012). Reef-scale assessment of intertidal large benthic Foraminifera populations on One Tree Island, Great Barrier Reef and their future carbonate production potential in a warming ocean. Zoological Studies, 51(8), 1298-1307.
  • McElroy, D., Nguyen, H., Byrne, M. (2012). Respiratory response of the intertidal seastar Parvulastra exigua to contemporary and near-future pulses of warming and hypercapnia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 416-417(4), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Eriksson, H., Byrne, M., Torre-Castro, M. (2012). Sea cucumber (Aspidochirotida) community, distribution and habitat utilization on the reefs of Mayotte, Western Indian Ocean. Marine Ecology - Progress Series, 452(25 April 2012), 159-170. [More Information]
  • Barbosa, S., Klanten, S., Jones, H., Byrne, M. (2012). Selfing in Parvulastra exigua: an asterinid sea star with benthic development. Marine Biology, 159, 1071-1077. [More Information]
  • Wolfe, K., Smith, A., Trimby, P., Byrne, M. (2012). Vulnerability of the Paper Nautilus (Argonauta nodosa) Shell to a Climate-Change Ocean: Potential for Extinction by Dissolution. Biological Bulletin, 223(2), 236-244. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2011). Impact of ocean warming and ocean acidification on marine invertebrate life history stages: vulnerabilities an potential for persistence in a changing ocean. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an annual review, 49, 1-42.
  • Schneider, K., Silverman, J., Woolsey, E., Eriksson, H., Byrne, M., Caldeira, K. (2011). Potential influence of sea cucumbers on coral reef CaCO3 budget: A case study at One Tree Reef. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116(4), G04032-1-G04032-6. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Woolsey, E., Nguyen, H. (2011). Sea urchin development in a global change hotspot, potential for southerly migration of thermotolerant propagules. Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58(5), 712-719. [More Information]
  • Morris, V., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Whan, R., Byrne, M. (2011). The coeloms in a late brachiolaria larva of the asterinid sea star Parvulastra exigua: deriving an asteroid coelomic model. Acta Zoologica: international journal for zoology, 92(3), 266-275. [More Information]
  • Suthers, I., Young, J., Baird, M., Roughan, M., Everett, J., Brassington, G., Byrne, M., Condie, S., Hartog, J., Hassler, C., et al (2011). The strengthening East Australian Current, its eddies and biological effects - an introduction and overview. Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58(5), 538-546. [More Information]
  • Suthers, I., Everett, J., Roughan, M., Young, J., Oke, P., Condie, S., Hartog, J., Hobday, A., Thompson, P., Ridgway, K., Byrne, M., et al (2011). The strengthening of the East Australian Current, its eddies and biological effects - an introduction and overview. Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58(5), 538-546. [More Information]
  • Christensen, A., Nguyen, H., Byrne, M. (2011). Thermotolerance and the effects of hypercapnia on the metabolic rate of the ophiuroid Ophionereis schayeri: Inferences for survivorship in a changing ocean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 403(1-2), 31-38. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Ho, M., Wong, E., Soars, N., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Sheppard Brennand, H., Dworjanyn, S., Davis, A. (2011). Unshelled abalone and corrupted urchins: development of marine calcifiers in a changing ocean. Royal Society of London. Proceedings B. Biological Sciences, 278(1716), 2376-2383. [More Information]
  • Elia, L., Cisternas, P., Byrne, M. (2010). Characterization and expression of a sea star otx ortholog (Protxbeta1/2) in the larva of Patiriella regularis. Gene Expression Patterns, 10(7-8), 323-327. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Soars, N., Ho, M., Wong, E., McElroy, D., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Dworjanyn, S., Davis, A. (2010). Fertilization in a suite of coastal marine invertebrates from SE Australia is robust to near-future ocean warming and acidification. Marine Biology, 157(9), 2061-2069.
  • Uthicke, S., Byrne, M., Conand, C. (2010). Genetic barcoding of commercial Beche-de-mer species (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea). Molecular Ecology Resources, 10(4), 634-646.
  • Spolyarich, N., Hyne, R., Wilson, S., Palmer, C., Byrne, M. (2010). Growth, development and sex ratios of Spotted Marsh Frog (Limnodynastes tasmaniensis) larvae exposed to atrazine and a herbicide mixture. Chemosphere, 78(7), 807-813. [More Information]
  • Sheppard Brennand, H., Soars, N., Dworjanyn, S., Davis, A., Byrne, M. (2010). Impact of Ocean Warming and Ocean Acidification on Larval Development and Calcification in the Sea Urchin Tripneustes gratilla. PLoS One, 5(6), e11372-1-e11372-7. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Rowe, F., Uthicke, S. (2010). Molecular taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution in the family Stichopodidae (Aspidochirotida: Holothuroidea) based on COI and 16S mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 56(3), 1068-1081. [More Information]
  • Spolyarich, N., Hyne, R., Wilson, S., Palmer, C., Byrne, M. (2010). Morphological abnormalities in frogs from a rice-growing region in NSW, Australia, with investigations into pesticide exposure. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 173(1-4), 397-407. [More Information]
  • Barbosa, S., Kelaher, B., Byrne, M. (2010). Patterns of abundance, growth and size of the tropical intertidal chiton Acanthopleura gemmata. Molluscan Research, 30(1), 48-52.
  • Wong, E., Davis, A., Byrne, M. (2010). Reproduction and early development in Haliotis coccoradiata (Vetigastropoda: Haliotidae). Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, 54(2), 77-87.
  • Byrne, M., Soars, N., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Dworjanyn, S., Davis, A. (2010). Sea urchin fertilization in a warm, acidified and high pCO2 ocean across a range of sperm densities. Marine Environmental Research, 69, 234-239. [More Information]
  • Jones, H., Byrne, M. (2010). The impact of catastrophic channel change on freshwater mussels in the Hunter River system, Australia: a conservation assessment. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 20(1), 18-30.
  • Uthicke, S., Schaffelke, B., Byrne, M. (2009). A boom - bust phylum? Ecological and evolutionary consequences of density variations in echinoderms. Ecological Monographs, 79(1), 3-24.
  • Lee, J., Uthicke, S., Byrne, M. (2009). Asexual reproduction and observations of sexual reproduction in the aspidochirotid sea cucumber Holothuria difficilis. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, , 87-92. [More Information]
  • Katow, H., Elia, L., Byrne, M. (2009). Development of nervous systems to metamorphosis in feeding and non-feeding echinoid larvae, the transition from bilateral to radial symmetry. Development Genes and Evolution, 219(2), 67-77. [More Information]
  • Morris, V., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Whan, R., Byrne, M. (2009). Development of the five primary podia from the coeloms of a sea star larva: homology with the echinoid echinoderms and other deuterostomes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B Biological Sciences, 276(1660), 1277-1284. [More Information]
  • Hyne, R., Spolyarich, N., Wilson, S., Patra, R., Byrne, M., Gordon, G., Sanchez-Bayo, F., Palmer, C. (2009). Distribution of frogs in rice bays within an irrigated agricultural area: links to pesticide usage and farm practices. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 28(6), 1255-1265. [More Information]
  • Cisternas, P., Byrne, M. (2009). Expression of Hox4 during development of the pentamerous juvenile sea star, Parvulastra exigua. Development, Genes and Evolution, 219(11-12), 613-618. [More Information]
  • Prowse, T., Falkner, I., Sewell, M., Byrne, M. (2009). Long-term storage lipids and developmental evolution in echinoderms. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 11, 1069-1083.
  • Elia, L., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M. (2009). Nervous System Development in Feeding and Nonfeeding Asteroid Larvae and the Early Juvenile. Biological Bulletin, 216(3), 322-334. [More Information]
  • Soars, N., Prowse, T., Byrne, M. (2009). Overview of phenotypic plasticity in echinoid larvae, ''Echinopluteus transversus'' type vs. typical echinoplutei. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 383, 113-125.
  • Barbosa, S., Byrne, M., Kelaher, B. (2009). Reproductive periodicity of the tropical intertidal chiton Acanthopleura gemmata at One Tree Island, Great Barrier Reef, near its southern latitudinal limit. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 89(2), 405-411. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Ho, M., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Nguyen, H., Dworjanyn, S., Davis, A. (2009). Temperature, but not pH, compromises sea urchin fertilization and early development under near-future climate change scenarios. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B Biological Sciences, 276(1663), 1883-1888. [More Information]
  • Golding, R., Ponder, W., Byrne, M. (2009). The evolutionary and biomechanical implications of snout and proboscis morphology in Caenogastropoda (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Journal of Natural History, 43(43-44), 2723-2763.
  • Golding, R., Ponder, W., Byrne, M. (2009). Three-dimensional reconstruction of the odontophoral cartilages of Caenogastropoda (Mollusca: Gastropoda) using micro-CT: Morphology and phylogenetic significance. Journal of Morphology, 270(5), 558-587. [More Information]
  • Przeslawski, R., Ahyong, S., Byrne, M., Worheide, G., Hutchings, P. (2008). Beyond corals and fish: the effects of climate change on noncoral benthic invertebrates of tropical reefs. Global Change Biology, 14, 2773-2795. [More Information]
  • Barbosa, S., Byrne, M., Kelaher, B. (2008). Bioerosion caused by foraging of the tropical chiton Acanthopleura gemmata at One Tree Reef, southern Great Barrier Reef. Coral Reefs, 27, 635-639. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Cisternas, P., O'Hara, T. (2008). Brooding of pelagic-type larvae in Ophiopeza spinosa: reproduction and development in a tropical ophiodermatid brittlestar. Invertebrate Biology, 127(1), 98-107.
  • Keever, C., Sunday, J., Wood, C., Byrne, M., Hart, M. (2008). Discovery and cross-amplification of microsatellite polymorphisms in asterinid sea stars. Biological Bulletin, 215(2), 164-172. [More Information]
  • Webster, J., Beaman, R., Bridge, T., Davies, P., Byrne, M., Williams, S., Manning, P., Pizarro, O., Thornborough, K., Woolsey, E., et al (2008). From Corals to Canyons: The Great Barrier Reef Margin. EOS, 89(24), 217-218.
  • Prowse, T., Sewell, M., Byrne, M. (2008). Fuels for development: Evolution of maternal provisioning in asterinid sea stars. Marine Biology, 153(3), 337-349. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Prowse, T., Sewell, M., Dworjanyn, S., Williamson, J., Vaïtilingon, D. (2008). Maternal provisioning for larvae and larval provisioning for juveniles in the toxopneustid sea urchin Tripneustes gratilla. Marine Biology, 155, 473-482. [More Information]
  • Golding, R., Byrne, M., Ponder, W. (2008). Novel copulatory structures and reproductive functions in Amphiboloidea (Gastropoda, Heterobranchia, Pulmonata). Invertebrate Biology, 127(2), 168-180.
  • Byrne, M., Sewell, M., Prowse, T. (2008). Nutritional ecology of sea urchin larvae: influence of endogenous and exogenous nutrition on echinopluteal growth and phenotypic plasticity in Tripneustes gratilla. Functional Ecology, 22, 643-648.
  • Brainwood, M., Burgin, S., Byrne, M. (2008). The impact of small and large impoundments on freshwater mussel distribution in the Hawkesbury-Nepean River, Southeastern Australia. River Research and Applications: an international journal devoted to river research and management, 24(10), 1325-1342. [More Information]
  • Lee, J., Byrne, M., Uthicke, S. (2008). The influence of population density on fission and growth of Holothuria atra in natural mesocosms. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 365(2), 126-135. [More Information]
  • Brainwood, M., Burgin, S., Byrne, M. (2008). The role of geomorphology in substratum patch selection by freshwater mussels in the Hawkesbury-Nepean River (New South Wales) Australia. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 18(7), 1285-1301. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Oakes, D., Pollak, J., Laginestra, E. (2008). Toxicity of landfill leachate to sea urchin development with a focus on ammonia. Cell Biology and Toxicology, 24(6), 503-512. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Nakajima, Y., Chee, F., Burke, R. (2007). Apical organs in echinoderm larvae: insights into larval evolution in the Ambulacraria. Evolution and Development, 9(5), 432-445. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Walker, S. (2007). Distribution and reproduction of intertidal species of Aquilonastra and Cryptasterina (Asterinidae) from one tree reef, southern great barrier reef. Bulletin of Marine Science, 81(2), 209-218.
  • Byrne, M. (2007). Species composition of Australia’s tropical beche-de-mer sea cucumbers (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) in the Stichopus complex. Biologue, 23.
  • Golding, R., Ponder, W., Byrne, M. (2007). Taxonomy and anatomy of Amphiboloidea (Gastropoda : Heterobranchia : Archaeopulmonata). Zootaxa, (1476), 1-50.
  • Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M. (2006). Evolution of larval form in ophiuroids: insights from the metamorphic phenotype of Ophiothrix (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Evolution and Development, 8(2), 183-190. [More Information]
  • Brainwood, M., Burgin, S., Byrne, M. (2006). Is the decline of freshwater mussel populations in a regulated coastal river in south-eastern Australia linked with human modification of habitat? Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 16(5), 501-516. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2006). Life history diversity and evolution in the Asterinidae. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 46(3), 243-254.
  • Falkner, I., Byrne, M., Sewell, M. (2006). Maternal Provisioning in Ophionereis fasciata and O. schayeri: Brittle Stars With Contrasting Modes of Development. Biological Bulletin, 211(3), 204-207. [More Information]
  • Hart, M., Keever, C., Dartnall, A., Byrne, M. (2006). Morphological and genetic variation indicate cryptic species within Lamarck's little sea star, Parvulastra (=Patiriella) exigua. Biological Bulletin, 210(2), 158-167.
  • Falkner, I., Byrne, M. (2006). Skeletal characters for identification of juvenile Ophiactis resiliens and Amphiura constricta (Echinodermata): cryptic ophiuroids in coralline turf habitat. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 86(5), 1199-1207.
  • Raff, R., Byrne, M. (2006). The active evolutionary lives of echinoderm larvae. Heredity, 97(3), 244-252.
  • Byrne, M., Sewell, M., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Prowse, T. (2006). The Larval Apical Organ in the Holothuroid Chiridota gigas (Apodida): Inferences on Evolution of the Ambulacrarian Larval Nervous System. Biological Bulletin, 211(2), 95-100. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Cisternas, P., Elia, L., Relf, B. (2005). Engrailed is expressed in larval development and in the radial nervous system of Patiriella sea stars. Development Genes and Evolution, 215(12), 608-617. [More Information]
  • Cisternas, P., Byrne, M. (2005). Evolution of abbreviated development in the ophiuroid Ophiarachnella gorgonia involves heterochronies and deletions. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne de Zoologie, 83(8), 1067-1078.
  • Styan, C., Byrne, M., Franke, E. (2005). Evolution of egg size and fertilisation efficiency in sea stars; large eggs are not fertilised more readily than small eggs in the genus Patiriella (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Marine Biology, 147(1), 235-242. [More Information]
  • Morris, V., Byrne, M. (2005). Involvement of two Hox genes and otx in echinoderm body-plan morphogenesis in the sea urchin Holopneustes purpurescens. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 304B (5), 456-467. [More Information]
  • Colgan, D., Byrne, M., Rickard, E., Castro, L. (2005). Limited nucleotide divergence over large spatial scales in the asterinid sea star Patiriella exigua. Marine Biology, 146(2), 263-270. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2005). Viviparity in the Sea Star Cryptasterina hystera (Asterinidae)-Conserved and Modified Features in Reproduction and Development. Biological Bulletin, 208(2), 81-91. [More Information]
  • Cerra, A., Byrne, M. (2004). Evolution Of Development In The Sea Star Genus Patiriella: Clade-Specific Alterations In Cleavage. Evolution and Development, 6(2), 105-113.
  • Morris, V., Zhao, J., Shearman, D., Byrne, M., Frommer, M. (2004). Expression Of An Otx Gene In The Adult Rudiment And The Developing Central Nervous System In The Vestibula Larva Of The Sea Urchin Holopneustes Purpurescens. International Journal of Developmental Biology, 48(1), 17-22.
  • Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M. (2004). Metamorphosis And Evolution Of Development In Ophionereis. Marine Biology, 145(1), 87-99.
  • Byrne, M., Voltzow, J. (2004). Morphological Evolution In Sea Urchin Development: Hybrids Provide Insights Into The Pace Of Evolution. BioEssays, 26(4), 343-347. [More Information]
  • Uthicke, S., O'Hara, T., Byrne, M. (2004). Species Composition And Molecular Phylogeny Of The Indo-Pacific Teatfish (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) Beche-De-Mer Fishery. Marine and Freshwater Research, 55(8), 837-848.
  • Hart, M., Johnson, S., Addison, J., Byrne, M. (2004). Strong character incongruence and character choice in phylogeny of sea stars of the Asterinidae. Invertebrate Biology, 123(4), 343-356.
  • Dartnall, A., Byrne, M., Collins, J., Hart, M. (2003). A new viviparous species of asterinid (Echinodermata, Asteroidea, Asterinidae) and a new genus to accommodate the species of pantropical exiguoid sea stars. Zootaxa, 359, 1-14.
  • Byrne, M., Pollak, J., Oakes, D., Laginestra, E. (2003). Comparison of the submitochondrial particle test, microtox and sea urchin fertilisation and development tests: Parallel assays with leachates. Australasian Journal of Ecotoxicology, 9(1), 19-28.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M., Battaglene, S. (2003). Development of three commercial sea cucumbers, Holothuria scabra H. nobilis and Actinopyga mauritiana larval structure and growth. Marine and Freshwater Research, 54(5), 657-667.
  • Long, S., Martinez, P., Chen, W., Thorndyke, M., Byrne, M. (2003). Evolution of echinoderms may not have required modification of the ancestral deuterostome HOX gene cluster: First report of PG4 and PG5 Hox orthologues in echinoderms. Development Genes and Evolution, 213(11), 573-576. [More Information]
  • Hart, M., Byrne, M., Johnson, S. (2003). Patiriella pseudoexigua (Asteroidea: Asterinidae): a cryptic species complex revealed by molecular and embryological analyses. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 83, 1109-1116.
  • Cisternas, P., Byrne, M. (2003). Peptidergic and serotonergic immunoreactivity in the metamorphosing ophiopluteus of Ophiactis resiliens (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea). Invertebrate Biology, 122(2), 177-185.
  • Byrne, M., Hart, M., Cerra, A., Cisternas, P. (2003). Reproduction and larval morphology of broadcasting and viviparous species in the cryptasterina species complex. Biological Bulletin, 205(3), 285-294.
  • Falkner, I., Byrne, M. (2003). Reproduction of Ophiactis resiliens (Echinodermata: Ophiurodea) in New South Wales with observations on recruitment. Marine Biology, 143(3), 459-466.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M., Battaglene, S. (2003). Reproduction of the commercial sea cucumber Holothuria scabra (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) in the Solomon Islands. Marine Biology, 142(2), 281-288.
  • Morris, V., Brammall, J., Byrne, M., Frommer, M. (2002). CDNA Hox sequences 3' of the homeobox isolated from the sea urchin Holopneustes purpurescens are definitive for sea urchin Hox Orthologues. DNA Sequence, 13(4), 185-193.
  • Villinski, J., Villinski, J., Byrne, M., Raff, R. (2002). Convergent maternal provisioning and life-history evolution in echinoderms. Evolution, 56(9), 1764-1775.
  • Byrne, M., Cisternas, P. (2002). Development and Distribution of the Peptidergic System in Larval and Adult Patiriella: Comparison of Sea Star Bilateral and Radial Nervous Systems. The Journal of Comparative Neurology, 451(2), 101-114. [More Information]
  • Moreno, G., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M., Hoegh-Guldberg, I. (2001). A test of the ash-free dry weight technique on the developmental stages of Patiriella spp. (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Limnology and Oceanography, 46 (5), 1214-1219.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M. (2001). Assessment of the ’tubule recruitment model’ in three tropical aspidochirote holothurians. Beche-de-mer, 15, 13-16.
  • Byrne, M., Cerra, A., Emlet,, R. (2001). Ciliated band structure in planktotrophic and lecithotrophic larvae of Heliocidaris species (Echinodermata: Echinoidea): a demonstration of conservation and change. Acta Zoologica: international journal for zoology, 82 (3), 189-199.
  • Hart, M., Byrne, M., Johnson, S. (2001). Cryptic species and modes of development in Patiriella psueudoexigua. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 83(5), 1109-1116.
  • Byrne, M., Koop, D. (2001). Evolution of larval form in the sea star genus Patiriella: Conservation & change in the larval nervous system. Development, Growth and Differentiation, 43 (4), 459-468.
  • Byrne, M., Cisternas, P., Koop, D. (2001). Evolution of larval form in the sea star genus Patiriella: Conservation and change in nervous system development. Development, Growth and Differentiation, 43(4), 459-468.
  • Long, S., Byrne, M. (2001). Evolution of the echinoderm Hox gene cluster. Evolution and Development, 3 (5), 302-311.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M., Battaglene, S. (2001). Reproduction of the intertidal sea cucumber Actinopyga mauritania in Solomon Islands. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 81(3), 523-531.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M., Battaglene, S. (2001). Reproductive biology of the intertidal sea cucumber Actinopyga Mauritiana in the Solomon Islands. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 81, 523-531.
  • Byrne, M. (2001). The morphology of autotomy structures in the sea cucumber Eupentacta Quinquesemita before and during evisceration. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 204 (5), 849-863.

Conferences

  • Cisternas, P., O'Hara, T., Byrne, M. (2013). An ornate fertilisation envelope is characteristic of some Ophiocoma species (Ophiuroidea: Ophiocomidae). Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2013). Echinoderm ecotoxicology: Application for assessing and monitoring vulnerabilities in a changing ocean. Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Ferrari, R., Malcolm, H., Friedman, A., Williams, S., Jordan, A., Figueira, W., Byrne, M. (2013). Effect of structural complexity on fish abundance on deep reefs: a case study in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. 50th Australian Marine Sciences Association Conference, Gold Coast, Australia: Australian Marine Sciences Association Inc.
  • Dartnall, A., Stevens, H., Byrne, M. (2013). How to lose a population: The effect of Cyclone Larry on a population of Cryptasterina pentagona at Mission Beach, North Queensland. Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, H., Byrne, M., Thomson, M. (2013). Hsp70 expression in the south-eastern Australian sea urchins Heliocidaris erythrogramma and H. tuberculata. Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Woolsey, E., Byrne, M., Webster, J., Williams, S., Pizarro, O., Thornborough, K., Davies, P., Beaman, R., Bridge, T. (2013). Ophiopsila pantherina beds on subaqueous dunes off the Great Barrier Reef. Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Morris, V., Cisternas, P., Whan, R., Byrne, M. (2013). Stone canal morphology in the brachiolaria larva of the asterinid sea star Parvulastra exigua. Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Cisternas, P., Hoggett, A., O'Hara, T., Uthicke, S. (2004). Diversity Of Echinoderms At Raine Island, Great Barrier Reef. 11th International Echinoderm Conference, London: Taylor and Francis.
  • Mallefet, J., Barker, M., Byrne, M., O'Hara, T. (2004). First Study Of Bioluminescence In Ophionereis. 11th International Echinoderm Conference, London: Taylor and Francis.
  • Byrne, M., Smoothey, A., Hoggett, A., Uthicke, S. (2004). Population Biology Of Shallow Water Ophiuroids From At Raine Island And Moulter Cay, Northern Great Barrier Reef. 11th International Echinoderm Conference, London: Taylor and Francis.
  • Falkner, I., Byrne, M. (2004). Seasonal Trends In Population Density In Ophiactis Resiliens (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) In The Sydney Region, Australia. 11th International Echinoderm Conference, London: Taylor and Francis.
  • Byrne, M., O'Hara, T., Cisternas, P. (2004). The Ophiocoma Erinaceus Complex: Another Case Of Cryptic Speciation In Echinoderms. 11th International Echinoderm Conference, London: Taylor and Francis.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Webster, J., Beaman, R., Bridge, T., Davies, P., Byrne, M., Williams, S., Manning, P., Pizarro, O., Thomas, A., Tudhope, S., Thornborough, K., Woolsey, E. (2008). From Corals to Canyons: The Great Barrier Reef Margin. EOS Transactions American Geophysical Union, 89,24.

Report

  • Byrne, M. (2007). Descriptions of key species groups of the East Marine Region: Echinodermata.

Reference Works

  • Byrne, M. (2011). Echinodermata. In David Hopley (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Modern Coral Reefs. Springer.

Other

  • Woolsey, E., Byrne, M., Webster, J., Williams, S., Pizarro, O., Thornborough, K., Davies, P., Beaman, R., Bridge, T. (2012), Ophiopsila pantherina beds on subaqueous dunes off the Great Barrier Reef.

2014

  • Nguyen, H., Byrne, M. (2014). Early benthic juvenile Parvulastra exigua (Asteroidea) are tolerant to extreme acidification and warming in its intertidal habitat. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 453, 36-42. [More Information]
  • Pecorino, D., Baker, M., Dworjanyn, S., Byrne, M., Lamare, M. (2014). Impacts of near future sea surface pH and temperature conditions on fertilisation and embryonic development in Centrostephanus rodgersii from northern New Zealand and northern New South Wales, Australia. Marine Biology, 161(1), 101-110. [More Information]
  • Morris, V., Byrne, M. (2014). Oral-aboral identity displayed in the expression of HpHox3 and HpHox11/13 in the adult rudiment of the sea urchin Holopneustes purpurescens. Development Genes and Evolution, 224(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Eriksson, H., Byrne, M. (2014). The sea cucumber fishery in Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park follows global patterns of serial exploitation. Fish and Fisheries, Article in Press, 1-13. [More Information]
  • Lamare, M., Pecorino, D., Hardy, N., Liddy, M., Byrne, M., Uthicke, S. (2014). The thermal tolerance of crown-of-thorns (Acanthaster planci) embryos and bipinnaria larvae: Implications for spatial and temporal variation in adult populations. Coral Reefs, 33(1), 207-219. [More Information]
  • Hardy, N., Lamare, M., Uthicke, S., Wolfe, K., Doo, S., Dworjanyn, S., Byrne, M. (2014). Thermal tolerance of early development in tropical and temperate sea urchins: inferences for the tropicalization of eastern Australia. Marine Biology, 161(2), 395-409. [More Information]
  • Wygoda, J., Yang, J., Byrne, M., Wray, G. (2014). Transcriptomic analysis of the highly derived radial body plan of a sea urchin. Genome Biology and Evolution, 6(4), 964-973. [More Information]

2013

  • Cisternas, P., O'Hara, T., Byrne, M. (2013). An ornate fertilisation envelope is characteristic of some Ophiocoma species (Ophiuroidea: Ophiocomidae). Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Andrew, N. (2013). Centrostephanus rodgersii. Developments in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, 38, 243-256. [More Information]
  • Davis, A., Coleman, D., Broad, A., Byrne, M., Dworjanyn, S., Przeslawski, R. (2013). Complex responses of intertidal molluscan embryos to a warming and acidifying ocean in the presence of uv radiation. PLoS One, 8(2), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Poore, A., Graba-Landry, A., Favret, M., Sheppard Brennand, H., Byrne, M., Dworjanyn, S. (2013). Direct and indirect effects of ocean acidification and warming on a marine plant-herbivore interaction. Oecologia, 173(3), 1113-1124. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2013). Echinoderm ecotoxicology: Application for assessing and monitoring vulnerabilities in a changing ocean. Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Ferrari, R., Malcolm, H., Friedman, A., Williams, S., Jordan, A., Figueira, W., Byrne, M. (2013). Effect of structural complexity on fish abundance on deep reefs: a case study in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. 50th Australian Marine Sciences Association Conference, Gold Coast, Australia: Australian Marine Sciences Association Inc.
  • Uthicke, S., Soars, N., Foo, S., Byrne, M. (2013). Effects of elevated pCO2 and the effect of parent acclimation on development in the tropical Pacific sea urchin Echinometra mathaei. Marine Biology, 160(8), 1913-1926. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Gonzalez-Bernat, M., Doo, S., Foo, S., Soars, N., Lamare, M. (2013). Effects of ocean warming and acidification on embryos and non-calcifying larvae of the invasive sea star Patiriella regularis. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 473, 235-246. [More Information]
  • Ho, M., Price, C., King, C., Virtue, P., Byrne, M. (2013). Effects of ocean warming and acidification on fertilization in the Antarctic echinoid Sterechinus neumayeri across a range of sperm concentrations. Marine Environmental Research, 90, 136-141. [More Information]
  • Wolfe, K., Dworjanyn, S., Byrne, M. (2013). Effects of ocean warming and acidification on survival, growth and skeletal development in the early benthic juvenile sea urchin (Heliocidaris erythrogramma). Global Change Biology, 19(9), 2698-2707. [More Information]
  • Gonzalez-Bernat, M., Lamare, M., Uthicke, S., Byrne, M. (2013). Fertilisation, embryogenesis and larval development in the tropical intertidal sand dollar Arachnoides placenta in response to reduced seawater pH. Marine Biology, 160(8), 1927-1941. [More Information]
  • Pecorino, D., Lamare, M., Barker, M., Byrne, M. (2013). How does embryonic and larval thermal tolerance contribute to the distribution of the sea urchin Centrostephanus rodgersii (Diadematidae) in New Zealand? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 445, 120-128. [More Information]
  • Dartnall, A., Stevens, H., Byrne, M. (2013). How to lose a population: The effect of Cyclone Larry on a population of Cryptasterina pentagona at Mission Beach, North Queensland. Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, H., Byrne, M., Thomson, M. (2013). Hsp70 expression in the south-eastern Australian sea urchins Heliocidaris erythrogramma and H. tuberculata. Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Uthicke, S., Pecorino, D., Albright, R., Negri, A., Cantin, N., Liddy, M., Dworjanyn, S., Kamya, P., Byrne, M., Lamare, M. (2013). Impacts of ocean acidification on early life-history stages and settlement of the coral-eating sea star Acanthaster planci. PLoS One, 8(12), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Schneider, K., Silverman, J., Kravitz, B., Rivlin, T., Schneider-Mor, A., Barbosa, S., Byrne, M., Caldeira, K. (2013). Inorganic carbon turnover caused by digestion of carbonate sands and metabolic activity of holothurians. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 133, 217-223. [More Information]
  • Thorne, B., Eriksson, H., Byrne, M. (2013). Long term trends in population dynamics and reproduction in Holothuria atra (Aspidochirotida) in the southern Great Barrier Reef; the importance of asexual and sexual reproduction. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 93(4), 1067-1072. [More Information]
  • Wolfe, K., Smith, A., Trimby, P., Byrne, M. (2013). Microstructure of the paper nautilus (Argonauta nodosa) shell and the novel application of electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) to address effects of ocean acidification. Marine Biology, 160(8), 2271-2278. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Przeslawski, R. (2013). Multistressor Impacts of Warming and Acidification of the Ocean on Marine Invertebrates' Life Histories. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 53(4), 582-596. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Foo, S., Soars, N., Wolfe, K., Nguyen, H., Hardy, N., Dworjanyn, S. (2013). Ocean warming will mitigate the effects of acidification on calcifying sea urchin larvae (Heliocidaris tuberculata) from the Australian global warming hot spot. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 448, 250-257. [More Information]
  • Woolsey, E., Byrne, M., Webster, J., Williams, S., Pizarro, O., Thornborough, K., Davies, P., Beaman, R., Bridge, T. (2013). Ophiopsila pantherina beds on subaqueous dunes off the Great Barrier Reef. Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Eriksson, H., Thorne, B., Byrne, M. (2013). Population metrics in protected commercial sea cucumber populations (curryfish: Stichopus herrmanni) on One Tree Reef, Great Barrier Reef. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 473, 225-234. [More Information]
  • Falkner, I., Barbosa, S., Byrne, M. (2013). Reproductive biology of four ophiocomid ophiuroids in tropical and temperate Australia-reproductive cycle and oogenic strategies in species with different modes of development. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, 57(3), 189-199. [More Information]
  • Durrant, H., Clark, G., Dworjanyn, S., Byrne, M., Johnston, E. (2013). Seasonal variation in the effects of ocean warming and acidification on a native bryozoan, Celleporaria nodulosa. Marine Biology, 160(8), 1903-1911. [More Information]
  • Keever, C., Puritz, J., Addison, J., Byrne, M., Grosberg, R., Toonen, R., Hart, M. (2013). Shallow gene pools in the high intertidal: Extreme loss of genetic diversity in viviparous sea stars (Parvulastra). Biology Letters, 9(5), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Morris, V., Cisternas, P., Whan, R., Byrne, M. (2013). Stone canal morphology in the brachiolaria larva of the asterinid sea star Parvulastra exigua. Echinoderms in a Changing World: 13th International Echinoderm Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. [More Information]
  • Thorne, B., Byrne, M. (2013). Survivorship of post-split fission products of Holothuria atra (Holothuroidea: Aspidochirotida) on the southern Great Barrier Reef. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, 57(4), 293-300. [More Information]
  • Woolsey, E., Byrne, M., Baird, A. (2013). The effects of temperature on embryonic development and larval survival in two scleractinian corals. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 493, 179-184. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Lamare, M., Winter, D., Dworjanyn, S., Uthicke, S. (2013). The stunting effect of a high CO2 ocean on calcification and development in sea urchin larvae, a synthesis from the tropics to the poles. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences, 368(1627), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Wolfe, K., Dworjanyn, S., Byrne, M. (2013). Thermal and pH/pCO2 fluctuations in the intertidal habitat of Heliocidaris erythrogramma: effects on post-metamorphic juveniles. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 54(4), 657-666.
  • Martinez, A., Byrne, M., Coleman, R. (2013). Unique tagging of small echinoderms: a case study using the cushion star Parvulastra exigua. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4(10), 993-1000. [More Information]
  • Barbosa, S., Klanten, S., Puritz, J., Toonen, R., Byrne, M. (2013). Very fine-scale population genetic structure of sympatric asterinid sea stars with benthic and pelagic larvae: Influence of mating system and dispersal potential. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 108(4), 821-833. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Ho, M., Koleits, L., Price, C., King, C., Virtue, P., Tilbrook, B., Lamare, M. (2013). Vulnerability of the calcifying larval stage of the Antarctic sea urchin Sterechinus neumayeri to near-future ocean acidification and warming. Global Change Biology, 19(7), 2264-2275. [More Information]

2012

  • Foo, S., Dworjanyn, S., Poore, A., Byrne, M. (2012). Adaptive Capacity of the Habitat Modifying Sea Urchin Centrostephanus rodgersii to Ocean Warming and Ocean Acidification: Performance of Early Embryos. PLoS One, 7(8), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Ericson, J., Ho, M., Miskelly, A., King, C., Virtue, P., Tilbrook, B., Byrne, M. (2012). Combined effects of two ocean change stressors, warming and acidification, on fertilization and early development of the Antarctic echinoid Sterechinus neumayeri. Polar Biology, 35(7), 1027-1034. [More Information]
  • Swanson, R., Byrne, M., Prowse, T., Mos, B., Dworjanyn, S., Steinberg, P. (2012). Dissolved histamine: a potential habitat marker promoting settlement and metamorphosis in sea urchin larvae. Marine Biology, 159, 915-925. [More Information]
  • Prowse, T., Byrne, M. (2012). Evolution of yolk protein genes in the Echinodermata. Evolution and Development, 14(2), 139-151. [More Information]
  • Puritz, J., Keever, C., Addison, J., Byrne, M., Hart, M., Grosberg, R., Toonen, R. (2012). Extraordinarily rapid life-history divergence between Cryptasterina sea star species. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B Biological Sciences, 279(1744), 3914-3922. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2012). Global change ecotoxicology: Identification of early life history bottlenecks in marine invertebrates, variable species responses and variable experimental approaches. Marine Environmental Research, 76(May 2012), 3-15. [More Information]
  • Woolsey, E., Bainbridge, S., Kingsford, M., Byrne, M. (2012). Impacts of cyclone Hamish at One Tree Reef: integrating environmental and benthic habitat data. Marine Biology, 159(4), 793-803. [More Information]
  • Doo, S., Dworjanyn, S., Foo, S., Soars, N., Byrne, M. (2012). Impacts of ocean acidification on development of the meroplanktonic larval stage of the sea urchin Centrostephanus rodgersii. ICES Journal of Marine Science: journal du conseil, 69(3), 460-464. [More Information]
  • Zigler, K., Byrne, M., Raff, E., Lessios, H., Raff, R. (2012). Natural hybridization in the sea urchin genus pseudoboletia between species without apparent barriers to gamete recognition. Evolution, 66(6), 1695-1708. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, H., Doo, S., Soars, N., Byrne, M. (2012). Noncalcifying larvae in a changing ocean: warming not acidification/hypercapnia, is the dominant stressor on development of the sea star Meridiastra calcar. Global Change Biology, 18, 2466-2476. [More Information]
  • Woolsey, E., Byrne, M., Webster, J., Williams, S., Pizarro, O., Thornborough, K., Davies, P., Beaman, R., Bridge, T. (2012), Ophiopsila pantherina beds on subaqueous dunes off the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Doo, S., Mayfield, A., Byrne, M., Chen, H., Nguyen, H., Fan, T. (2012). Reduced expression of the rate-limiting carbon fixation enzyme RuBisCO in the benthic foraminifer Baculogypsina sphaerulata holobiont in response to heat shock. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 430-431, 63-67. [More Information]
  • Doo, S., Byrne, M., Hamylton, S. (2012). Reef-scale assessment of intertidal large benthic Foraminifera populations on One Tree Island, Great Barrier Reef and their future carbonate production potential in a warming ocean. Zoological Studies, 51(8), 1298-1307.
  • McElroy, D., Nguyen, H., Byrne, M. (2012). Respiratory response of the intertidal seastar Parvulastra exigua to contemporary and near-future pulses of warming and hypercapnia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 416-417(4), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Eriksson, H., Byrne, M., Torre-Castro, M. (2012). Sea cucumber (Aspidochirotida) community, distribution and habitat utilization on the reefs of Mayotte, Western Indian Ocean. Marine Ecology - Progress Series, 452(25 April 2012), 159-170. [More Information]
  • Barbosa, S., Klanten, S., Jones, H., Byrne, M. (2012). Selfing in Parvulastra exigua: an asterinid sea star with benthic development. Marine Biology, 159, 1071-1077. [More Information]
  • Wolfe, K., Smith, A., Trimby, P., Byrne, M. (2012). Vulnerability of the Paper Nautilus (Argonauta nodosa) Shell to a Climate-Change Ocean: Potential for Extinction by Dissolution. Biological Bulletin, 223(2), 236-244. [More Information]

2011

  • Byrne, M. (2011). Echinodermata. In David Hopley (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Modern Coral Reefs. Springer.
  • Byrne, M. (2011). Impact of ocean warming and ocean acidification on marine invertebrate life history stages: vulnerabilities an potential for persistence in a changing ocean. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an annual review, 49, 1-42.
  • Schneider, K., Silverman, J., Woolsey, E., Eriksson, H., Byrne, M., Caldeira, K. (2011). Potential influence of sea cucumbers on coral reef CaCO3 budget: A case study at One Tree Reef. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116(4), G04032-1-G04032-6. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Woolsey, E., Nguyen, H. (2011). Sea urchin development in a global change hotspot, potential for southerly migration of thermotolerant propagules. Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58(5), 712-719. [More Information]
  • Morris, V., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Whan, R., Byrne, M. (2011). The coeloms in a late brachiolaria larva of the asterinid sea star Parvulastra exigua: deriving an asteroid coelomic model. Acta Zoologica: international journal for zoology, 92(3), 266-275. [More Information]
  • Suthers, I., Young, J., Baird, M., Roughan, M., Everett, J., Brassington, G., Byrne, M., Condie, S., Hartog, J., Hassler, C., et al (2011). The strengthening East Australian Current, its eddies and biological effects - an introduction and overview. Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58(5), 538-546. [More Information]
  • Suthers, I., Everett, J., Roughan, M., Young, J., Oke, P., Condie, S., Hartog, J., Hobday, A., Thompson, P., Ridgway, K., Byrne, M., et al (2011). The strengthening of the East Australian Current, its eddies and biological effects - an introduction and overview. Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58(5), 538-546. [More Information]
  • Christensen, A., Nguyen, H., Byrne, M. (2011). Thermotolerance and the effects of hypercapnia on the metabolic rate of the ophiuroid Ophionereis schayeri: Inferences for survivorship in a changing ocean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 403(1-2), 31-38. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Ho, M., Wong, E., Soars, N., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Sheppard Brennand, H., Dworjanyn, S., Davis, A. (2011). Unshelled abalone and corrupted urchins: development of marine calcifiers in a changing ocean. Royal Society of London. Proceedings B. Biological Sciences, 278(1716), 2376-2383. [More Information]

2010

  • Elia, L., Cisternas, P., Byrne, M. (2010). Characterization and expression of a sea star otx ortholog (Protxbeta1/2) in the larva of Patiriella regularis. Gene Expression Patterns, 10(7-8), 323-327. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Soars, N., Ho, M., Wong, E., McElroy, D., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Dworjanyn, S., Davis, A. (2010). Fertilization in a suite of coastal marine invertebrates from SE Australia is robust to near-future ocean warming and acidification. Marine Biology, 157(9), 2061-2069.
  • Uthicke, S., Byrne, M., Conand, C. (2010). Genetic barcoding of commercial Beche-de-mer species (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea). Molecular Ecology Resources, 10(4), 634-646.
  • Spolyarich, N., Hyne, R., Wilson, S., Palmer, C., Byrne, M. (2010). Growth, development and sex ratios of Spotted Marsh Frog (Limnodynastes tasmaniensis) larvae exposed to atrazine and a herbicide mixture. Chemosphere, 78(7), 807-813. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2010). Impact of climate change stressors on marine invertebrate life histories with a focus on the Mollusca and Echinodermata. In Yuzhu You and Ann Henderson-Sellers (Eds.), Climate Alert: Climate Change Monitoring and Strategy, (pp. 169-212). Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Sheppard Brennand, H., Soars, N., Dworjanyn, S., Davis, A., Byrne, M. (2010). Impact of Ocean Warming and Ocean Acidification on Larval Development and Calcification in the Sea Urchin Tripneustes gratilla. PLoS One, 5(6), e11372-1-e11372-7. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Rowe, F., Uthicke, S. (2010). Molecular taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution in the family Stichopodidae (Aspidochirotida: Holothuroidea) based on COI and 16S mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 56(3), 1068-1081. [More Information]
  • Spolyarich, N., Hyne, R., Wilson, S., Palmer, C., Byrne, M. (2010). Morphological abnormalities in frogs from a rice-growing region in NSW, Australia, with investigations into pesticide exposure. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 173(1-4), 397-407. [More Information]
  • Barbosa, S., Kelaher, B., Byrne, M. (2010). Patterns of abundance, growth and size of the tropical intertidal chiton Acanthopleura gemmata. Molluscan Research, 30(1), 48-52.
  • Wong, E., Davis, A., Byrne, M. (2010). Reproduction and early development in Haliotis coccoradiata (Vetigastropoda: Haliotidae). Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, 54(2), 77-87.
  • Byrne, M., Soars, N., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Dworjanyn, S., Davis, A. (2010). Sea urchin fertilization in a warm, acidified and high pCO2 ocean across a range of sperm densities. Marine Environmental Research, 69, 234-239. [More Information]
  • Jones, H., Byrne, M. (2010). The impact of catastrophic channel change on freshwater mussels in the Hunter River system, Australia: a conservation assessment. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 20(1), 18-30.

2009

  • Uthicke, S., Schaffelke, B., Byrne, M. (2009). A boom - bust phylum? Ecological and evolutionary consequences of density variations in echinoderms. Ecological Monographs, 79(1), 3-24.
  • Lee, J., Uthicke, S., Byrne, M. (2009). Asexual reproduction and observations of sexual reproduction in the aspidochirotid sea cucumber Holothuria difficilis. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, , 87-92. [More Information]
  • Katow, H., Elia, L., Byrne, M. (2009). Development of nervous systems to metamorphosis in feeding and non-feeding echinoid larvae, the transition from bilateral to radial symmetry. Development Genes and Evolution, 219(2), 67-77. [More Information]
  • Morris, V., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Whan, R., Byrne, M. (2009). Development of the five primary podia from the coeloms of a sea star larva: homology with the echinoid echinoderms and other deuterostomes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B Biological Sciences, 276(1660), 1277-1284. [More Information]
  • Hyne, R., Spolyarich, N., Wilson, S., Patra, R., Byrne, M., Gordon, G., Sanchez-Bayo, F., Palmer, C. (2009). Distribution of frogs in rice bays within an irrigated agricultural area: links to pesticide usage and farm practices. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 28(6), 1255-1265. [More Information]
  • Cisternas, P., Byrne, M. (2009). Expression of Hox4 during development of the pentamerous juvenile sea star, Parvulastra exigua. Development, Genes and Evolution, 219(11-12), 613-618. [More Information]
  • Prowse, T., Falkner, I., Sewell, M., Byrne, M. (2009). Long-term storage lipids and developmental evolution in echinoderms. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 11, 1069-1083.
  • Elia, L., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M. (2009). Nervous System Development in Feeding and Nonfeeding Asteroid Larvae and the Early Juvenile. Biological Bulletin, 216(3), 322-334. [More Information]
  • Soars, N., Prowse, T., Byrne, M. (2009). Overview of phenotypic plasticity in echinoid larvae, ''Echinopluteus transversus'' type vs. typical echinoplutei. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 383, 113-125.
  • Barbosa, S., Byrne, M., Kelaher, B. (2009). Reproductive periodicity of the tropical intertidal chiton Acanthopleura gemmata at One Tree Island, Great Barrier Reef, near its southern latitudinal limit. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 89(2), 405-411. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Ho, M., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Nguyen, H., Dworjanyn, S., Davis, A. (2009). Temperature, but not pH, compromises sea urchin fertilization and early development under near-future climate change scenarios. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B Biological Sciences, 276(1663), 1883-1888. [More Information]
  • Golding, R., Ponder, W., Byrne, M. (2009). The evolutionary and biomechanical implications of snout and proboscis morphology in Caenogastropoda (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Journal of Natural History, 43(43-44), 2723-2763.
  • Golding, R., Ponder, W., Byrne, M. (2009). Three-dimensional reconstruction of the odontophoral cartilages of Caenogastropoda (Mollusca: Gastropoda) using micro-CT: Morphology and phylogenetic significance. Journal of Morphology, 270(5), 558-587. [More Information]

2008

  • Przeslawski, R., Ahyong, S., Byrne, M., Worheide, G., Hutchings, P. (2008). Beyond corals and fish: the effects of climate change on noncoral benthic invertebrates of tropical reefs. Global Change Biology, 14, 2773-2795. [More Information]
  • Barbosa, S., Byrne, M., Kelaher, B. (2008). Bioerosion caused by foraging of the tropical chiton Acanthopleura gemmata at One Tree Reef, southern Great Barrier Reef. Coral Reefs, 27, 635-639. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Cisternas, P., O'Hara, T. (2008). Brooding of pelagic-type larvae in Ophiopeza spinosa: reproduction and development in a tropical ophiodermatid brittlestar. Invertebrate Biology, 127(1), 98-107.
  • Keever, C., Sunday, J., Wood, C., Byrne, M., Hart, M. (2008). Discovery and cross-amplification of microsatellite polymorphisms in asterinid sea stars. Biological Bulletin, 215(2), 164-172. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2008). Echinodermata. The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management. Australia: CSIRO.
  • Webster, J., Beaman, R., Bridge, T., Davies, P., Byrne, M., Williams, S., Manning, P., Pizarro, O., Thomas, A., Tudhope, S., Thornborough, K., Woolsey, E. (2008). From Corals to Canyons: The Great Barrier Reef Margin. EOS Transactions American Geophysical Union, 89,24.
  • Webster, J., Beaman, R., Bridge, T., Davies, P., Byrne, M., Williams, S., Manning, P., Pizarro, O., Thornborough, K., Woolsey, E., et al (2008). From Corals to Canyons: The Great Barrier Reef Margin. EOS, 89(24), 217-218.
  • Prowse, T., Sewell, M., Byrne, M. (2008). Fuels for development: Evolution of maternal provisioning in asterinid sea stars. Marine Biology, 153(3), 337-349. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Prowse, T., Sewell, M., Dworjanyn, S., Williamson, J., Vaïtilingon, D. (2008). Maternal provisioning for larvae and larval provisioning for juveniles in the toxopneustid sea urchin Tripneustes gratilla. Marine Biology, 155, 473-482. [More Information]
  • Golding, R., Byrne, M., Ponder, W. (2008). Novel copulatory structures and reproductive functions in Amphiboloidea (Gastropoda, Heterobranchia, Pulmonata). Invertebrate Biology, 127(2), 168-180.
  • Byrne, M., Sewell, M., Prowse, T. (2008). Nutritional ecology of sea urchin larvae: influence of endogenous and exogenous nutrition on echinopluteal growth and phenotypic plasticity in Tripneustes gratilla. Functional Ecology, 22, 643-648.
  • Brainwood, M., Burgin, S., Byrne, M. (2008). The impact of small and large impoundments on freshwater mussel distribution in the Hawkesbury-Nepean River, Southeastern Australia. River Research and Applications: an international journal devoted to river research and management, 24(10), 1325-1342. [More Information]
  • Lee, J., Byrne, M., Uthicke, S. (2008). The influence of population density on fission and growth of Holothuria atra in natural mesocosms. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 365(2), 126-135. [More Information]
  • Brainwood, M., Burgin, S., Byrne, M. (2008). The role of geomorphology in substratum patch selection by freshwater mussels in the Hawkesbury-Nepean River (New South Wales) Australia. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 18(7), 1285-1301. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Oakes, D., Pollak, J., Laginestra, E. (2008). Toxicity of landfill leachate to sea urchin development with a focus on ammonia. Cell Biology and Toxicology, 24(6), 503-512. [More Information]

2007

  • Byrne, M., Nakajima, Y., Chee, F., Burke, R. (2007). Apical organs in echinoderm larvae: insights into larval evolution in the Ambulacraria. Evolution and Development, 9(5), 432-445. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2007). Descriptions of key species groups of the East Marine Region: Echinodermata.
  • Byrne, M., Walker, S. (2007). Distribution and reproduction of intertidal species of Aquilonastra and Cryptasterina (Asterinidae) from one tree reef, southern great barrier reef. Bulletin of Marine Science, 81(2), 209-218.
  • Andrew, N., Byrne, M. (2007). Ecology of Centrostephanus. In John M. Lawrence (Eds.), Edible Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology Second Edition, (pp. 191-204). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
  • Byrne, M. (2007). Species composition of Australia’s tropical beche-de-mer sea cucumbers (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) in the Stichopus complex. Biologue, 23.
  • Golding, R., Ponder, W., Byrne, M. (2007). Taxonomy and anatomy of Amphiboloidea (Gastropoda : Heterobranchia : Archaeopulmonata). Zootaxa, (1476), 1-50.
  • Hutchings, P., Ahyong, S., Byrne, M., Przeslawski, R., Worheide, G. (2007). Vulnerability of benthic invertebrates of the Great Barrier Reef to climate change. In JE Johnson & PA Marshall (Eds.), Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef: A Vulnerability Assessment, (pp. 310-356). Australia: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and Australian Greenhouse Office.

2006

  • Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M. (2006). Evolution of larval form in ophiuroids: insights from the metamorphic phenotype of Ophiothrix (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Evolution and Development, 8(2), 183-190. [More Information]
  • Brainwood, M., Burgin, S., Byrne, M. (2006). Is the decline of freshwater mussel populations in a regulated coastal river in south-eastern Australia linked with human modification of habitat? Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 16(5), 501-516. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2006). Life history diversity and evolution in the Asterinidae. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 46(3), 243-254.
  • Falkner, I., Byrne, M., Sewell, M. (2006). Maternal Provisioning in Ophionereis fasciata and O. schayeri: Brittle Stars With Contrasting Modes of Development. Biological Bulletin, 211(3), 204-207. [More Information]
  • Hart, M., Keever, C., Dartnall, A., Byrne, M. (2006). Morphological and genetic variation indicate cryptic species within Lamarck's little sea star, Parvulastra (=Patiriella) exigua. Biological Bulletin, 210(2), 158-167.
  • Falkner, I., Byrne, M. (2006). Skeletal characters for identification of juvenile Ophiactis resiliens and Amphiura constricta (Echinodermata): cryptic ophiuroids in coralline turf habitat. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 86(5), 1199-1207.
  • Raff, R., Byrne, M. (2006). The active evolutionary lives of echinoderm larvae. Heredity, 97(3), 244-252.
  • Byrne, M., Sewell, M., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Prowse, T. (2006). The Larval Apical Organ in the Holothuroid Chiridota gigas (Apodida): Inferences on Evolution of the Ambulacrarian Larval Nervous System. Biological Bulletin, 211(2), 95-100. [More Information]

2005

  • Byrne, M., Cisternas, P., Elia, L., Relf, B. (2005). Engrailed is expressed in larval development and in the radial nervous system of Patiriella sea stars. Development Genes and Evolution, 215(12), 608-617. [More Information]
  • Cisternas, P., Byrne, M. (2005). Evolution of abbreviated development in the ophiuroid Ophiarachnella gorgonia involves heterochronies and deletions. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne de Zoologie, 83(8), 1067-1078.
  • Styan, C., Byrne, M., Franke, E. (2005). Evolution of egg size and fertilisation efficiency in sea stars; large eggs are not fertilised more readily than small eggs in the genus Patiriella (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Marine Biology, 147(1), 235-242. [More Information]
  • Morris, V., Byrne, M. (2005). Involvement of two Hox genes and otx in echinoderm body-plan morphogenesis in the sea urchin Holopneustes purpurescens. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 304B (5), 456-467. [More Information]
  • Colgan, D., Byrne, M., Rickard, E., Castro, L. (2005). Limited nucleotide divergence over large spatial scales in the asterinid sea star Patiriella exigua. Marine Biology, 146(2), 263-270. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M. (2005). Viviparity in the Sea Star Cryptasterina hystera (Asterinidae)-Conserved and Modified Features in Reproduction and Development. Biological Bulletin, 208(2), 81-91. [More Information]

2004

  • Byrne, M., Cisternas, P., Hoggett, A., O'Hara, T., Uthicke, S. (2004). Diversity Of Echinoderms At Raine Island, Great Barrier Reef. 11th International Echinoderm Conference, London: Taylor and Francis.
  • Cisternas, P., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M. (2004). Evolution of development and the Ophiuroidea – revisited. In T. Heinzeller (Eds.), Echinoderms: Munchen, (pp. 521-526). United States: Taylor and Francis.
  • Cerra, A., Byrne, M. (2004). Evolution Of Development In The Sea Star Genus Patiriella: Clade-Specific Alterations In Cleavage. Evolution and Development, 6(2), 105-113.
  • Morris, V., Zhao, J., Shearman, D., Byrne, M., Frommer, M. (2004). Expression Of An Otx Gene In The Adult Rudiment And The Developing Central Nervous System In The Vestibula Larva Of The Sea Urchin Holopneustes Purpurescens. International Journal of Developmental Biology, 48(1), 17-22.
  • Mallefet, J., Barker, M., Byrne, M., O'Hara, T. (2004). First Study Of Bioluminescence In Ophionereis. 11th International Echinoderm Conference, London: Taylor and Francis.
  • Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M. (2004). Metamorphosis And Evolution Of Development In Ophionereis. Marine Biology, 145(1), 87-99.
  • Byrne, M., Voltzow, J. (2004). Morphological Evolution In Sea Urchin Development: Hybrids Provide Insights Into The Pace Of Evolution. BioEssays, 26(4), 343-347. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Smoothey, A., Hoggett, A., Uthicke, S. (2004). Population biology of shallow water ophiuroids and holothuroids from at Raine Island and Moulter Cay, Northern Great Barrier Reef. In T. Heinzeller (Eds.), Echinoderms: Munchen, (pp. 165-170). United States: Taylor and Francis.
  • Byrne, M., Smoothey, A., Hoggett, A., Uthicke, S. (2004). Population Biology Of Shallow Water Ophiuroids From At Raine Island And Moulter Cay, Northern Great Barrier Reef. 11th International Echinoderm Conference, London: Taylor and Francis.
  • Falkner, I., Byrne, M. (2004). Seasonal Trends In Population Density In Ophiactis Resiliens (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) In The Sydney Region, Australia. 11th International Echinoderm Conference, London: Taylor and Francis.
  • Uthicke, S., O'Hara, T., Byrne, M. (2004). Species Composition And Molecular Phylogeny Of The Indo-Pacific Teatfish (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) Beche-De-Mer Fishery. Marine and Freshwater Research, 55(8), 837-848.
  • Hart, M., Johnson, S., Addison, J., Byrne, M. (2004). Strong character incongruence and character choice in phylogeny of sea stars of the Asterinidae. Invertebrate Biology, 123(4), 343-356.
  • Byrne, M., O'Hara, T., Cisternas, P. (2004). The Ophiocoma Erinaceus Complex: Another Case Of Cryptic Speciation In Echinoderms. 11th International Echinoderm Conference, London: Taylor and Francis.

2003

  • Dartnall, A., Byrne, M., Collins, J., Hart, M. (2003). A new viviparous species of asterinid (Echinodermata, Asteroidea, Asterinidae) and a new genus to accommodate the species of pantropical exiguoid sea stars. Zootaxa, 359, 1-14.
  • Mazzone, F., Byrne, M., Thorndyke, M. (2003). Arm autotomy and regeneration in the seastar Coscinasterias muricata. In Feral, David (Eds.), Echinoderm Research 2001, (pp. 209-213). Lisse, the Netherlands: A A Balkema.
  • Byrne, M., Pollak, J., Oakes, D., Laginestra, E. (2003). Comparison of the submitochondrial particle test, microtox and sea urchin fertilisation and development tests: Parallel assays with leachates. Australasian Journal of Ecotoxicology, 9(1), 19-28.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M., Battaglene, S. (2003). Development of three commercial sea cucumbers, Holothuria scabra H. nobilis and Actinopyga mauritiana larval structure and growth. Marine and Freshwater Research, 54(5), 657-667.
  • Long, S., Martinez, P., Chen, W., Thorndyke, M., Byrne, M. (2003). Evolution of echinoderms may not have required modification of the ancestral deuterostome HOX gene cluster: First report of PG4 and PG5 Hox orthologues in echinoderms. Development Genes and Evolution, 213(11), 573-576. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Cisternas, P., Villinski, J., Raff, R. (2003). Evolution of maternal provisioning in ophiuroids, asteroids and echinoids. In Feral, David (Eds.), Echinoderm Research 2001, (pp. 171-175). Lisse, the Netherlands: A A Balkema.
  • Hart, M., Byrne, M., Johnson, S. (2003). Patiriella pseudoexigua (Asteroidea: Asterinidae): a cryptic species complex revealed by molecular and embryological analyses. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 83, 1109-1116.
  • Cisternas, P., Byrne, M. (2003). Peptidergic and serotonergic immunoreactivity in the metamorphosing ophiopluteus of Ophiactis resiliens (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea). Invertebrate Biology, 122(2), 177-185.
  • Byrne, M., Hart, M., Cerra, A., Cisternas, P. (2003). Reproduction and larval morphology of broadcasting and viviparous species in the cryptasterina species complex. Biological Bulletin, 205(3), 285-294.
  • Falkner, I., Byrne, M. (2003). Reproduction of Ophiactis resiliens (Echinodermata: Ophiurodea) in New South Wales with observations on recruitment. Marine Biology, 143(3), 459-466.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M., Battaglene, S. (2003). Reproduction of the commercial sea cucumber Holothuria scabra (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) in the Solomon Islands. Marine Biology, 142(2), 281-288.

2002

  • Morris, V., Brammall, J., Byrne, M., Frommer, M. (2002). CDNA Hox sequences 3' of the homeobox isolated from the sea urchin Holopneustes purpurescens are definitive for sea urchin Hox Orthologues. DNA Sequence, 13(4), 185-193.
  • Villinski, J., Villinski, J., Byrne, M., Raff, R. (2002). Convergent maternal provisioning and life-history evolution in echinoderms. Evolution, 56(9), 1764-1775.
  • Byrne, M., Cisternas, P. (2002). Development and Distribution of the Peptidergic System in Larval and Adult Patiriella: Comparison of Sea Star Bilateral and Radial Nervous Systems. The Journal of Comparative Neurology, 451(2), 101-114. [More Information]
  • Byrne, M., Selvakumaraswamy, P. (2002). Phylum Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea. In Craig M. Young, Mary A. Sewell (assoc ed) Mary E. Rice (assoc ed) (Eds.), Altas of Marine Invertebrate Larvae, (pp. 483-498). California, USA: Academic Press Elsevier.

2001

  • Moreno, G., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M., Hoegh-Guldberg, I. (2001). A test of the ash-free dry weight technique on the developmental stages of Patiriella spp. (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Limnology and Oceanography, 46 (5), 1214-1219.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M. (2001). Assessment of the ’tubule recruitment model’ in three tropical aspidochirote holothurians. Beche-de-mer, 15, 13-16.
  • Mazzone, F., Byrne, M. (2001). Autotomy and regeneration in the sea star Coscinasterias muricata following autotomy. In Feral, David (Eds.), Echinoderm Research 2001, (pp. 209-213). Lisse, the Netherlands: A A Balkema.
  • Byrne, M., Cerra, A., Emlet,, R. (2001). Ciliated band structure in planktotrophic and lecithotrophic larvae of Heliocidaris species (Echinodermata: Echinoidea): a demonstration of conservation and change. Acta Zoologica: international journal for zoology, 82 (3), 189-199.
  • Hart, M., Byrne, M., Johnson, S. (2001). Cryptic species and modes of development in Patiriella psueudoexigua. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 83(5), 1109-1116.
  • Byrne, M. (2001). Echinodermata. In D. T. Anderson (Eds.), Invertebrate Zoology, (pp. 149-160). Australia: Oxford University Press Australia.
  • Byrne, M., Koop, D. (2001). Evolution of larval form in the sea star genus Patiriella: Conservation & change in the larval nervous system. Development, Growth and Differentiation, 43 (4), 459-468.
  • Byrne, M., Cisternas, P., Koop, D. (2001). Evolution of larval form in the sea star genus Patiriella: Conservation and change in nervous system development. Development, Growth and Differentiation, 43(4), 459-468.
  • Byrne, M. (2001). Evolution of neurogenesis in the sea star genus Patiriella. In M Barker (Eds.), Echinoderms 2000: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 31 January-2 February 2000, (pp. 151-157). United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis.
  • Long, S., Byrne, M. (2001). Evolution of the echinoderm Hox gene cluster. Evolution and Development, 3 (5), 302-311.
  • Byrne, M., Walker, K., Hickey,, C., Roper, D. (2001). Freshwater Mussels (Hyriidae) of Australasia. In G Bauer, K Wachtler (Eds.), Ecology and Evolution of the Freshwater Mussels Unionoida, (pp. 5-26). United States: Springer.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M., Battaglene, S. (2001). Larval development in the tropical sea cucumber Holothuria Scabra. In M Barker (Eds.), Echinoderms 2000: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 31 January-2 February 2000, (pp. 369-275). United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis.
  • Cisternas, P., Selvakumaraswamy, P., Byrne, M. (2001). Localisation of the neuropeptide S1 in an ophiuroid larva. In M Barker (Eds.), Echinoderms 2000: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 31 January-2 February 2000, (pp. 239-242). United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M., Battaglene, S. (2001). Reproduction of the intertidal sea cucumber Actinopyga mauritania in Solomon Islands. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 81(3), 523-531.
  • Ramofafia, C., Byrne, M., Battaglene, S. (2001). Reproductive biology of the intertidal sea cucumber Actinopyga Mauritiana in the Solomon Islands. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 81, 523-531.
  • Andrew, N., Byrne, M. (2001). The ecology of Centrostephanus rodgersii. In J M Lawrence (Eds.), Edible Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology, (pp. 149-160). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science.
  • Mazzone, F., Byrne, M. (2001). The haemal sinus - A possible condiut for migatory cells involved in repair and regeneration of the radial nerve cord of Coscinasterias Muricata following autotomy. In M Barker (Eds.), Echinoderms 2000: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 31 January-2 February 2000, (pp. 187-191). United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis.
  • Byrne, M. (2001). The morphology of autotomy structures in the sea cucumber Eupentacta Quinquesemita before and during evisceration. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 204 (5), 849-863.

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