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Published Work

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Young MA, EA Treml, J Beher, M Fredle, H Gorfine, AD Miller, SE Swearer, D Ierodiaconou. 2020. Using species distribution models to assess the long-term impacts of changing oceanographic conditions on abalone density in south east Australia. Ecography. doi: 10.1111/ecog.05181

Adam D. Miller, Craig Nitschke, Andrew Weeks, William Weatherly, Simon Heyes, Steven Sinclair, Owen Holland, Aggie Stevenson,  Linda Broadhurst, Susan Hoebee, Craig D.H. Sherman, John W. Morgan (2020) Genetic data and climate niche suitability models highlight the vulnerability of a functionally important tree species from south-eastern Australia. Evolutionary Applications doi: 10.1111/eva.12958

Trevathan-Tackett SM, Allnut TR, Sherman CDH, Richardson MF, Crowley TM, Macreadie PI (2020) Bacterial and fungal communities of the seagrass leaf microbiome show differential responses to estuary and salinity conditions. Aquatic Microbial Ecology (accepted).

Miller AD, Coleman MA, Clarke J, Cook R, Naga Z, Doblin M, Hoffmann AA, Sherman CDH, Bellgrove A (2020) Local thermal adaptation and limited gene flow constrain future climate responses of a marine ecosystem engineer. Evolutionary Applications. DOI: 10.1111/eva.12909

Jackson EL, Smith TM, York PH, Nielsen J, Irving AD, Sherman CDH (2020) Setting the gene-scape for restoring the seagrass seascape.Restoration Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/rec.13269

Stuart KC, Cardilini APA, Cassey P, Richardson MF, Sherwin W, Rollins LA, Sherman CDH (2020) Local signatures of founding populations confound examination of adaptive divergence in invasive populations. Molecular Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/mec.15601

Yi-Mei Tan, Oliver Dalby, Gary A. Kendrick, John Statton, Elizabeth A. Sinclair, Peter I. Macreadie, Chris Gillies, Michelle Waycott, Kor-jent van Dijk, Adriana Vergés, Jeff D. Ross, Marnie L. Campbell, Fleur E. Matheson, Emma L. Jackson, Andrew D. Irving, Laura L. Govers, Rod M. Connolly, Ian McLeod, Michael Rasheed, Hugh Kirkman, Adam D. Miller, Mogens R Flindt, Troels Lange, Craig D. H. Sherman (2020) Seagrass restoration is possible: Insights and lessons from Australian and New Zealand. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:617. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00617

Ahrens, James, Miller et al. (2020) Spatial, climate, and ploidy factors drive genomic diversity and resilience in the widespread grass (Themeda triandra). Molecular Ecology 29: 3872-3888

Hoffmann, Miller, Weeks (2020) Genetic mixing for population management: from genetic rescue to provenancing. Evolutionary Applications (accepted Oct 2020)


Miller AD, Hoffmann AA, Tan MH, Young M, Ahrens C, Cocomazzo M, Rattray A, Ierodiaconou DA, Treml E, Sherman CDH (2019) Local and regional scale habitat heterogeneity contribute to genetic adaptation in a commercially important mollusc. Molecular Ecology. 28: 3053– 3072.

Armstrong E. K., Miller A. D., Mondon J. A., Greenfield P. A., Stephenson S. A. et al. (2019) De Novo assembly and characterisation of the greentail prawn (Metapenaeus bennettae) hepatopancreas transcriptome - identification of stress response and detoxification transcripts. Marine Genomics 47, (DOI: 10.1016/j.margen.2019.04.002)

Gan HM, Tan MH, Austin CM, Sherman CDH, Wong YT, Strugnell J, Gervis M, McPherson L, Miller AD (2019) Best Foot Forward: Nanopore Long Reads, Hybrid Meta-Assembly, and Haplotig Purging Optimizes the First Genome Assembly for the Southern Hemisphere Blacklip Abalone (Haliotis rubra). Frontiers in Genetics. 10: 889

Jordan R., Breed M. F., Prober S. M., Miller A. D. and Hoffmann A. A. (2019) How well do revegetation plantings capture genetic diversity? Biology Letters (DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2019.0460)

Miller A. D., Veltheim I., Nevard T., Gan H. M. and Haase M. (2019) Microsatellite loci and the complete mitochondrial DNA sequence characterised through next-generation sequencing and de novo genome assembly, and a preliminary assessment of population genetic structure for the Australian crane, Antigone rubicunda. Avian Biology Research 12, (49-58).

Tan, M.H., Gan, H.M., Lee, Y.P., Bracken-Grissom, H., Chan, T.Y., Miller, A.D. and Austin, C.M., 2019. Comparative mitogenomics of the Decapoda reveals evolutionary heterogeneity in architecture and composition. Scientific reports, 9(1), pp.1-16.

Trevathan-Tackett SM, Sherman CDH, Huggett MJ, Campbell AH, Laverock B, Hurtado-McCormick V, Seymour J, Firl A, Messer L, Ainsworth T, Negandhi K, Daffonchio D, Egan S, Engelen AH, Fusi M, Thomas T, Vann L, Hernadez-Agreda A, Gan HM, Marzinelli EM, Steinberg PD, Hardtke L, Macreadie PI (2019) A horizon scan of priorities for coastal marine microbiome research. Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3: 1509–1520

Conlan XA, Stevens SJ, Found B, Sherman CDH, Durdle A (2019) Presentation methodologies: an assessment for forensic signature analysis. Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, DOI: 10.1080/00450618.2019.1592227

Lees D,  Schmidt T, Sherman CDH, Maguire GS, Dann P, Weston MA (2019) Equitable chick survival in three species of non-migratory shorebird despite species-specific sexual dimorphism of young. Animals. 9: 271. doi:10.3390/ani9050271


Bell N., Griffin P. C., Hoffmann A. A. and Miller A. D. (2018) Spatial patterns of genetic diversity among Australian alpine flora communities revealed by comparative phylogenomics. Journal of Biogeography 45, (177-189).

Hewitt CL, Campbell ML, Dafforn K, Davis J, Deveney MR, McDonald JI, Miller A, Sherman CD. (2018) RE: Environmental DNA is one tool among many in the biosecurity toolbox. Science eLetters ( /content/360/6394/1180/tab-e-letters).

Skoracka, A., Lopes, L.F., Alves, M.J., Miller, A., Lewandowski, M., Szydło, W., Majer, A., Różańska, E. and Kuczyński, L., 2018. Genetics of lineage diversification and the evolution of host usage in the economically important wheat curl mite, Aceria tosichella Keifer, 1969. BMC evolutionary biology, 18(1), pp.1-15.

Tan, M.H., Gan, H.M., Lee, Y.P., Linton, S., Grandjean, F., Bartholomei-Santos, M.L., Miller, A.D. and Austin, C.M., 2018. ORDER within the chaos: Insights into phylogenetic relationships within the Anomura (Crustacea: Decapoda) from mitochondrial sequences and gene order rearrangements. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 127, pp.320-331.

Cardilini APA, Micallef S, Bishop VR, Sherman CDH, Meddle SL, Buchanan KL (2018) Environmental influences on hippocampal volume in the non-native starling, Sturnus vulgaris. Brain, Behavior and Evolution.

Connolly RM, Smith TM, Maxwell PS, Olds AD, Macreadie PI, Sherman CDH (2018) Highly disturbed habitats show increased resistance but lower genotypic diversity in a foundation marine macrophyte. Frontiers in Plant Science. 9: 894–903. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00894

Lees D, Sherman CDH, Kostoglou K, Tan LXL, Maguire GS, Dann P, Weston MA (2018) Plover parents care more for young of the opposite sex. Behavioral Ecology. 29: 933-938. doi:10.1093/beheco/ary052

Kent J, Jenkins G, Sherman CDH (2018) Low levels of genetic structuring in King George whiting Sillaginodes punctatus across two geographic regions. Journal of Fish Biology. 92: 523–531. DOI:10.1111/jfb.13510

Cardilini APA, Sherman CDH, Sherwin WB, Rollins LA (2018) Simulated Disperser Analysis: determining the number of loci required to genetically identify dispersers.  Peer J DOI 10.7717/peerj.4573

Smith TM, York PH, Broitman BR, Thiel M, Hays GC, van Sebille E, Putman NF, Macreadie PI, Sherman CDH (2018) Rare long distance dispersal event leads to the world’s largest marine clone. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 27: 487-496. DOI: 10.1111/geb.1271

McMahon K, Sinclair EA, Sherman CDH, van Dijk K-J, Hernawan UE, Verduin JJ & Waycott M (2018) Genetic connectivity in tropical and temperate Australian seagrass species. In: Seagrasses of Australian. Ed Larkum AWD, Ralph PJ & Kendrick GA. Springer. 10.1007/978-3-319-71354-0

Sherman CDH, Smith TM, York PH, Jarvis JC, Ruiz-Montoya L & Kendrick GA (2018) Reproductive, dispersal and recruitment strategies in Australian seagrasses. In: Seagrasses of Australian. Ed Larkum AWD, Ralph PJ & Kendrick GA. Springer. 10.1007/978-3-319-71354-0


Bellgrove, A., van Rooyen, A., Weeks, A.R., Clark, J.S., Doblin, M.A. and Miller, A.D., 2017. New resource for population genetics studies on the Australasian intertidal brown alga, Hormosira banksii: isolation and characterization of 15 polymorphic microsatellite loci through next generation DNA sequencing. Journal of Applied Phycology, 29(3), pp.1721-1727.

Luna-Ramirez K., Miller A. D. and Rasic G. (2017) Genetic and morphological analyses indicate that the Australian endemic scorpion Urodacus yaschenkoi (Scorpiones: Urodacidae) is a species complex. Peerj 5, (e2759)

Meekan M., Austin C. M., Tan M. H., Wei N. W. V., Miller A. et al. (2017) iDNA at Sea: Recovery of Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) Mitochondrial DNA Sequences from the Whale Shark Copepod (Pandarus rhincodonicus) Confirms Global Population Structure. Frontiers in Marine Science 4, (420).

Whiterod N. S., Zukowski S., Asmus M., Gilligan D. and Miller A. D. (2017) Genetic analyses reveal limited dispersal and recovery potential in the large freshwater crayfish Euastacus armatus from the southern Murray-Darling Basin. Marine and Freshwater Research 68, (213-225).

Cumming EE, Jarvis JC, Sherman CDH, York PH, Smith TM (2017) Seed germination in a southern Australian temperate seagrass. PeerJ 5, e3114

York PH, Smith TM, Coles RG, McKenna SA, Connolly R, Irving AD, Jackson EL, McMahon K, Runcie JW, Sherman CDH, Sullivan BK, Trevathan-Tackett SM, Brodersen KE, Carter AB, Ewers CJ, Lavery PS, Roelfsema CM, Sinclair EA, Strydom S; Tanner JE, van Dijk K, Warry FY, Waycott M, Whitehead S (2017) Identifying knowledge gaps in seagrass research and management: an Australian perspective. Marine Environmental Research. 127: 163-172. DOI: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2016.06.006

Lees D, Sherman CDH, Maguire GS, Dann P, Weston MA (2017) Implications of radio-tracking for the survival of Masked Lapwing chicks. Corella. 41: 37-41


Berman M., Austin C. M., Burridge C. P. and Miller A. D. (2016) Social structure and landscape genetics of the endemic New Caledonian ant Leptomyrmex pallens Emery, 1883 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dolichoderinae), in the context of fire-induced rainforest fragmentation. Conservation Genetics 17, (931-947).

Hill M. P., Hoffmann A. A., Umina P. A., Cheng X. and Miller A. D. (2016) Genetic analysis along an invasion pathway reveals endemic cryptic taxa, but a single species with little population structure in the introduced range. Diversity and Distributions 22, (57-72).

Miller A. D., van Rooyen A., Rasic G., Ierodiaconou D. A., Gorfine H. K. et al. (2016) Contrasting patterns of population connectivity between regions in a commercially important mollusc Haliotis rubra: integrating population genetics, genomics and marine LiDAR data. Molecular Ecology 25, (3845-3864).

Sherman, C.D.H., Lotterhos, K.E., Richardson, M.F., Tepolt, C.K., Rollins, L.A., Palumbi, S.R. and Miller, A.D., 2016. What are we missing about marine invasions? Filling in the gaps with evolutionary genomics. Marine Biology, 163(10), p.198.

Tan, M.H., Gan, H.M., Gan, H.Y., Lee, Y.P., Croft, L.J., Schultz, M.B., Miller, A.D. and Austin, C.M., 2016. First comprehensive multi-tissue transcriptome of Cherax quadricarinatus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) reveals unexpected diversity of endogenous cellulase. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 16(1), pp.185-200.

Smith TM, York PH, Macreadie PI, Keough MJ, Ross DJ, Sherman CDH (2016) Spatial variation in reproductive effort of a Southern Australian seagrass. Marine Environmental Research. 120, 214-224

Richardson MF, Sherman CDH, Lee RS, Bott NJ, Hirst AJ (2016) Multiple vectors drive range expansion in an invasive marine species. Molecular Ecology. 25: 5001-5014. DOI 10.1111/mec.13817

Roche DV, Cardilini APA, Lees D, Maguire GS, Dann P, Sherman CDH, Weston MA (2016) Human residential status and habitat quality affect the likelihood but not the success of lapwing breeding in an urban matrix. Science of the Total Environment. 556: 189-195

Sherman CDH, York P, Smith T, Macreadie PI (2016) Fine-scale patterns of genetic variation in a widespread clonal seagrass species. Marine Biology. 163: 1-11

Cardilini APA, Buchanan KL, Sherman CDH, Cassey P, Symonds MRE (2016) Tests of ecogeographical relationships in a non-native species: What rules avian morphology? Oecologia. 181: 783-793. doi:10.​1007/​s00442-016-3590-9

Smith TM, York PH, Macreadie PI, Keough MJ, Ross DJ, Sherman CDH (2016) Recovery pathways from small scale disturbance in a temperate Australian seagrass. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 542, 97–108.

Thomson ACG, York PH, Smith TM, Sherman CDH, Booth DJ, Keough MJ, Ross DJ, Macreadie PI (2016) Response to comment on ‘Seagrass viviparous propagules as a potential long-distance dispersal mechanism’. Estuaries and Coasts. 39, 290 – 293.

Ab Rahim ES, Nguyen TTT, Ingram B, Riginos C, Weston KJ, Sherman CDH (2016) Species composition and hybridization of mussel species (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) in Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research. 67: 1955-1963. DOI: 10.1071/MF15307


Chester E. T., Miller A. D., Valenzuela I., Wickson S. J. and Robson B. J. (2015) Drought survival strategies, dispersal potential and persistence of invertebrate species in an intermittent stream landscape. Freshwater Biology 60, (2066-2083).

Endo Y., Nash M., Hoffmann A. A., Slatyer R. and Miller A. D. (2015) Comparative phylogeography of alpine invertebrates indicates deep lineage diversification and historical refugia in the Australian Alps. Journal of Biogeography 42, (89-102).

Cardilini APA, Weston MA, Dann P, Sherman CDH (2015) Sharing the load: Sex role equity in the incubation of a monomorphic shorebird. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 127 (4), 730-733

Richardson MF, Sherman, CDH (2015) De novo assembly and characterization of the invasive Northern Pacific Seastar transcriptome. PLOS ONE. 10 (11), e0142003. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142003

Thomson AG, York P, Smith T, Sherman CDH, Booth D, Keough M, Ross DJ, Macreadie P (2015) Seagrass viviparous propagules as a potential long-distance dispersal mechanism. Estuaries and Coasts, 38: 927-940. (doi:10.1007/s12237-014-9850-1).

Sherman CDH, Ab Rahim ES, Olsson M, Careau V (2015) The more pieces, the better the puzzle: Sperm concentration increases gametic compatibility. Ecology and Evolution. 5 (19), 4354-4364. DOI 10.1002/ece3.1684

Shiel BP, Sherman CDH, Elgar MA, Johnson TL, Symonds MRE (2015) Investment in sensory structures, testis size and wing colouration in males of a diurnal moth species: trade-offs or correlated growth? Ecology and Evolution. 5: 1601-1608. DOI 10.1002/ece3.1459.

Smith TM, Green CP, Sherman CDH (2015) Patterns of connectivity and population structure of the southern calamary Sepioteuthis australis in southern Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research. 66: 942-947

Grover MP, Ballouz S, Mohanasundaram KA, George RA, Sherman CDH, Crowley TM, Goscinski A, Wouters MA (2015) Novel therapeutics for coronary artery disease from genome-wide association study data. BMC Medical Genomics, 8(Suppl 2): S1. (doi:10.1186/1755-8794-8-S2-S1).

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