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John Burt

Associate Professor of Biology

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    Research Output 2003 2019

    2019

    A global atlas of the environmental risk of marinas on water quality

    Valdor, P. F., Gómez, A. G., Juanes, J. A., Kerléguer, C., Steinberg, P., Tanner, E., MacLeod, C., Knights, A. M., Seitz, R. D., Airoldi, L., Firth, L. B., Crowe, T., Chatzinikolaou, E., Smith, A., Arvanitidis, C., Burt, J. A., Brooks, P. R., Ponti, M., Soares-Gomes, A., Ovejero, A. & 1 others, Méndez, G., Dec 2019, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 149, 110661.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Marinas
    marinas
    marina
    environmental risk
    atlas

    Causes and consequences of the 2017 coral bleaching event in the southern Persian/Arabian Gulf

    Burt, J., Paparella, F., Al-Mansoori, N., Al-Mansoori, A. & Al-Jailani, H., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Coral Reefs.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    coral bleaching
    Persian Gulf
    bleaching
    corals
    coral

    Coastal urbanization and environmental change: Opportunities for collaborative education across a global network university

    Burt, J., Killilea, M. & Ciprut, S., Feb 1 2019, In : Regional Studies in Marine Science. 26, 100501.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    urbanization
    education
    environmental change
    students
    student

    Consequences of marine barriers for genetic diversity of the coral-specialist yellowbar angelfish from the Northwestern Indian Ocean

    Torquato, F., Range, P., Ben-Hamadou, R., Sigsgaard, E. E., Thomsen, P. F., Riera, R., Berumen, M. L., Burt, J., Feary, D. A., Marshell, A., D'Agostino, D., DiBattista, J. D. & Møller, P. R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Ecology and Evolution.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Pomacanthidae
    Indian Ocean
    corals
    coral
    genetic variation

    Coral bleaching in the Persian/Arabian Gulf is modulated by summer winds

    Paparella, F., Xu, C., Vaughan, G. O. & Burt, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 6, APR, 205.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    coral bleaching
    Persian Gulf
    Bleaching
    bleaching
    summer

    Regional extinction risks for marine bony fishes occurring in the Persian/Arabian Gulf

    Buchanan, J. R., Ralph, G. M., Krupp, F., Harwell, H., Abdallah, M., Abdulqader, E., Al-Husaini, M., Bishop, J. M., Burt, J., Choat, J. H., Collette, B. B., Feary, D. A., Hartmann, S. A., Iwatsuki, Y., Kaymaram, F., Larson, H. K., Matsuura, K., Motomura, H., Munroe, T., Russell, B. & 3 others, Smith-Vaniz, W., Williams, J. & Carpenter, K. E., Feb 1 2019, In : Biological Conservation. 230, p. 10-19 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    extinction risk
    Persian Gulf
    extinction
    fish
    Persian Gulf States

    SymPortal: A novel analytical framework and platform for coral algal symbiont next-generation sequencing ITS2 profiling

    Hume, B. C. C., Smith, E. G., Ziegler, M., Warrington, H. J. M., Burt, J., LaJeunesse, T. C., Wiedenmann, J. & Voolstra, C. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Molecular Ecology Resources.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Coral Reefs
    Anthozoa
    analytical framework
    Ribosomal DNA
    symbiont

    The Arabian Gulf

    Vaughan, G. O., Al-Mansoori, N. & Burt, J. A., 2019, World Seas: an Environmental Evaluation (Second Edition). Sheppard, C. (ed.). 2 ed. Academic Press, Vol. 2. p. 1-23 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access
    File
    climate change
    freshwater input
    ecosystem
    seagrass
    saltmarsh

    Towards more sustainable coastal development in the Arabian Gulf: Opportunities for ecological engineering in an urbanized seascape

    Burt, J. & Bartholomew, A., May 1 2019, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 142, p. 93-102 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    ecological engineering
    coastal development
    Persian Gulf
    Jetties
    seagrass meadow
    2018

    DNA extraction method plays a significant role when defining bacterial community composition in the marine invertebrate Echinometra mathaei

    Ketchum, R. N., Smith, E. G., Vaughan, G. O., Phippen, B. L., McParland, D., Carrier, T. J., Burt, J. A. & Reitzel, A. M., 2018, In : Frontiers in Marine Science.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Symbiodinium
    Persian Gulf
    Oman
    symbiont
    subpopulation

    Genomic and transcriptomic signals of thermal tolerance in heat-tolerant corals (Platygyra daedalea) of the Arabian/Persian Gulf

    Kirk, N. L., Howells, E. J., Abrego, D., Burt, J. & Meyer, E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Ecology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Daedalea
    Indian Ocean
    Anthozoa
    Persian Gulf
    transcriptomics

    Microbial community dynamics of a keystone urchin species in the Persian/Arabian Gulf

    Ketchum, RN., Smith, EG., Vaughan, GO., Mcparland, D., Phippen, BL., Carrier, TJ., Burt, JA. & Reitzel, AM., 2018, INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY. Vol. 58. p. E116-E116

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Population collapse dynamics in Acropora downingi, an Arabian/Persian Gulf ecosystem-engineering coral, linked to rising temperature

    Riegl, B., Johnston, M., Purkis, S., Howells, E., Burt, J., Steiner, S. C. C., Sheppard, C. R. C. & Bauman, A., Jun 1 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 6, p. 2447-2462 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    ecosystem engineering
    Population dynamics
    Ecosystems
    coral
    disturbance

    Species-specific coral calcification responses to the extreme environment of the southern Persian Gulf

    Howells, E. J., Dunshea, G., McParland, D., Vaughan, G. O., Heron, S. F., Pratchett, M. S., Burt, J. & Bauman, A. G., Feb 27 2018, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 4, FEB, 56.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Persian Gulf
    calcification
    Daedalea
    corals
    coral

    The complete mitochondrial genome of the sea urchin, sEchinometra sp. EZ

    Ketchum, R. N., DeBiasse, M. B., Ryan, J. F., Burt, J. & Reitzel, A. M., Jul 3 2018, In : Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources. 3, 2, p. 1225-1227 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Mitochondrial Genome
    Sea Urchins
    Population Genetics
    Electron Transport Complex IV
    Transfer RNA

    The ecology of parrotfishes in marginal reef systems

    Hoey, A., Berumen, M., Bonaldo, R., Burt, J. A., Feary, D., Ferriera, C., Floeter, S. & Nakamura, Y., 2018, Biology of Parrotfishes. Hoey, A. & Bonaldo, R. (eds.). 1 ed. CRC Press, p. 277-301 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Validation of the binary designation Symbiodinium thermophilum (Dinophyceae)

    Hume, B. C. C., D'Angelo, C., Smith, E. G., Stevens, J. R., Burt, J. & Wiedenmann, J., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Phycology. 54, 5, p. 762-764 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Symbiodinium
    coral reefs
    Dinophyceae
    coral reef
    Persian Gulf
    2017

    Abundance and composition of juvenile corals reveals divergent trajectories for coral assemblages across the United Arab Emirates

    Pratchett, M. S., Baird, A. H., Bauman, A. G. & Burt, J., Jan 30 2017, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 114, 2, p. 1031-1035 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    United Arab Emirates
    trajectories
    corals
    coral
    trajectory

    Biogeography and molecular diversity of coral symbionts in the genus Symbiodinium around the Arabian Peninsula

    Ziegler, M., Arif, C., Burt, J., Dobretsov, S., Roder, C., LaJeunesse, T. C. & Voolstra, C. R., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Biogeography. 44, 3, p. 674-686 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Symbiodinium
    symbiont
    biogeography
    symbionts
    corals

    Environmental extremes are associated with dietary patterns in arabian gulf reef fishes

    Shraim, R., Dieng, M. M., Vinu, M., Vaughan, G., McParland, D., Idaghdhour, Y. & Burt, J., Sep 5 2017, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 4, SEP, 285.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Persian Gulf
    Reefs
    Nutrition
    eating habits
    Fish

    Genetic structure of coral-Symbiodinium symbioses on the world’s warmest reefs

    Smith, E. G., Hume, B. C. C., Delaney, P., Wiedenmann, J. & Burt, J., Jun 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 6, e0180169.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Indian Ocean
    Anthozoa
    Symbiodinium
    Persian Gulf
    Reefs

    Host specificity of Symbiodinium variants revealed by an ITS2 metahaplotype approach

    Smith, E. G., Ketchum, R. N. & Burt, J., Jun 1 2017, In : ISME Journal. 11, 6, p. 1500-1503 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Anthozoa
    Symbiodinium
    host specificity
    Host Specificity
    symbiont

    Improving management of future coastal development in Qatar through ecosystem-based management approaches

    Burt, J., Ben-Hamadou, R., Abdel-Moati, M. A. R., Fanning, L., Kaitibie, S., Al-Jamali, F., Range, P., Saeed, S. & Warren, C. S., Nov 1 2017, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 148, p. 171-181 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Qatar
    coastal development
    ecosystem management
    ecosystem
    ecosystems

    Long-Term Coral Community Stability in a Disturbed Marginal Reef in Kuwait

    AlHazeem, S., Burt, J. A., Alsaffar, A., Chen, W. & Al-Kandari, M., 2017, In : Journal of Water Resources and Ocean Science. 6, 6, p. 85-89 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    coral
    reef
    community structure
    diving
    bleaching
    Reefs
    settlement pattern
    benthic organisms
    Persian Gulf
    benthos

    Stable mucus-associated bacterial communities in bleached and healthy corals of Porites lobata from the Arabian Seas

    Hadaidi, G., Röthig, T., Yum, L. K., Ziegler, M., Arif, C., Roder, C., Burt, J. & Voolstra, C. R., Mar 31 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 45362.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    mucus
    coral
    coral bleaching
    bacterium
    alga

    Symbiont community stability through severe coral bleaching in a thermally extreme lagoon

    Smith, E. G., Vaughan, G. O., Ketchum, R. N., McParland, D. & Burt, J., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 2428.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Anthozoa
    Symbiosis
    Climate Change
    Coral Reefs
    Indian Ocean
    2016

    An assessment of Qatar's coral communities in a regional context

    Burt, J., Smith, E. G., Warren, C. & Dupont, J., Apr 30 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 105, 2, p. 473-479 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Qatar
    corals
    coral
    Bleaching
    Bahrain

    Ancestral genetic diversity associated with the rapid spread of stress-tolerant coral symbionts in response to holocene climate change

    Hume, B. C. C., Voolstra, C. R., Arif, C., D'Angelo, C., Burt, J., Eyal, G., Loya, Y. & Wiedenmann, J., Apr 19 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 16, p. 4416-4421 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Indian Ocean
    Anthozoa
    Climate Change
    Oman
    Coral Reefs

    Current status of coral reefs in the United Arab Emirates: Distribution, extent, and community structure with implications for management

    Grizzle, R. E., Ward, K. M., AlShihi, R. M. S. & Burt, J., Apr 30 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 105, 2, p. 515-523 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    United Arab Emirates
    Reefs
    coral reefs
    coral reef
    corals

    Host adaptation and unexpected symbiont partners enable reef-building corals to tolerate extreme temperatures

    Howells, E. J., Abrego, D., Meyer, E., Kirk, N. L. & Burt, J., Aug 1 2016, In : Global Change Biology. 22, 8, p. 2702-2714 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Reefs
    symbiont
    coral
    reef
    Algae

    Levels of genetic diversity and taxonomic status of Epinephelus species in United Arab Emirates fish markets

    Ketchum, R. N., Dieng, M. M., Vaughan, G. O., Burt, J. & Idaghdhour, Y., Apr 30 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 105, 2, p. 540-545 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Epinephelus
    United Arab Emirates
    Fish
    markets
    genetic variation

    Living on the edge: Vulnerability of coral-dependent fishes in the Gulf

    Buchanan, J. R., Krupp, F., Burt, J., Feary, D. A., Ralph, G. M. & Carpenter, K. E., Apr 30 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 105, 2, p. 480-488 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fish
    corals
    coral
    vulnerability
    fish

    Local bleaching thresholds established by remote sensing techniques vary among reefs with deviating bleaching patterns during the 2012 event in the Arabian/Persian Gulf

    Shuail, D., Wiedenmann, J., D'Angelo, C., Baird, A. H., Pratchett, M. S., Riegl, B., Burt, J., Petrov, P. & Amos, C., Apr 30 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 105, 2, p. 654-659 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Persian Gulf
    Reefs
    bleaching
    Bleaching
    remote sensing

    Oman's coral reefs: A unique ecosystem challenged by natural and man-related stresses and in need of conservation

    Burt, J., Coles, S., van Lavieren, H., Taylor, O., Looker, E. & Samimi-Namin, K., Apr 30 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 105, 2, p. 498-506 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Reefs
    Oman
    Ecosystems
    coral reefs
    coral reef

    Regional variation in the structure and function of parrotfishes on Arabian reefs

    Hoey, A. S., Feary, D. A., Burt, J., Vaughan, G., Pratchett, M. S. & Berumen, M. L., Apr 30 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 105, 2, p. 524-531 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Scaridae
    Reefs
    Erosion
    reefs
    reef

    Species-specific trends in the reproductive output of corals across environmental gradients and bleaching histories

    Howells, E. J., Ketchum, R. N., Bauman, A. G., Mustafa, Y., Watkins, K. D. & Burt, J., Apr 30 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 105, 2, p. 532-539 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Daedalea
    environmental gradient
    bleaching
    Bleaching
    corals

    The changing dynamics of coral reef science in Arabia

    Vaughan, G. O. & Burt, J., Apr 30 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 105, 2, p. 441-458 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Reefs
    coral reefs
    coral reef
    reefs
    reef

    The implications of recurrent disturbances within the world's hottest coral reef

    Bento, R., Hoey, A. S., Bauman, A. G., Feary, D. A. & Burt, J., Apr 30 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 105, 2, p. 466-472 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Reefs
    coral reefs
    coral reef
    corals
    coral

    The influence of extreme winds on coastal oceanography and its implications for coral population connectivity in the southern Arabian Gulf

    Cavalcante, G. H., Feary, D. A. & Burt, J., Apr 30 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 105, 2, p. 489-497 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oceanography
    Persian Gulf
    Reefs
    oceanography
    connectivity
    2015
    Isopoda
    Amphipoda
    seagrass
    Fishes
    shrimp

    Local adaptation constrains the distribution potential of heat-tolerant Symbiodinium from the Persian/Arabian Gulf

    D'Angelo, C., Hume, B. C. C., Burt, J., Smith, E. G., Achterberg, E. P. & Wiedenmann, J., Dec 1 2015, In : ISME Journal. 9, 12, p. 2551-2560 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Indian Ocean
    Symbiodinium
    Persian Gulf
    local adaptation
    Anthozoa

    Symbiodinium thermophilum sp. nov., a thermotolerant symbiotic alga prevalent in corals of the world's hottest sea, the Persian/Arabian Gulf

    Hume, B. C. C., D'Angelo, C., Smith, E. G., Stevens, J. R., Burt, J. & Wiedenmann, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 8562.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Indian Ocean
    Anthozoa
    Oceans and Seas
    Symbiosis
    Chloroplast Genes

    Twenty-year changes in coral near Muscat, Oman estimated from manta board tow observations

    Coles, S. L., Looker, E. & Burt, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Marine Environmental Research. 103, p. 66-73 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oman
    corals
    coral
    Reefs
    Coastal zones
    Vachellia
    Acacia tortilis
    canopy architecture
    United Arab Emirates
    plant spines
    2014

    Coral spawning in the Gulf of Oman and relationship to latitudinal variation in spawning season in the northwest Indian Ocean

    Howells, E. J., Abrego, D., Vaughan, G. O. & Burt, J., Dec 15 2014, In : Scientific Reports. 4, 7484.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oman
    Indian Ocean
    Anthozoa
    Germ Cells
    Oceans and Seas

    Patterns of coral settlement in an extreme environment: The southern Persian Gulf (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

    Bauman, A. G., Baird, A. H., Burt, J., Pratchett, M. S. & Feary, D. A., Mar 3 2014, In : Marine Ecology Progress Series. 499, p. 115-126 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    United Arab Emirates
    Persian Gulf
    corals
    coral
    spit

    The environmental costs of coastal urbanization in the Arabian Gulf

    Burt, J., Jan 1 2014, In : City. 18, 6, p. 760-770 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    urbanization
    costs
    industrial development
    management
    fishery
    2013

    Corals from the Persian/Arabian Gulf as models for thermotolerant reef-builders: Prevalence of clade C3 Symbiodinium, host fluorescence and ex situ temperature tolerance

    Hume, B., D'Angelo, C., Burt, J., Baker, A. C., Riegl, B. & Wiedenmann, J., Jul 30 2013, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 72, 2, p. 313-322 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    temperature tolerance
    Symbiodinium
    Persian Gulf
    Reefs
    symbiont