Associate Professor Tracy Ainsworth
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Tracy Ainsworth

Science
School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Books | 2011
    Graham NAJ; Ainsworth TD; Baird AH; Ban NC; Bay LK; Cinner JE; De Freitas DM; Diaz-Pulido G; Dornelas M; Dunn SR; Fidelman PIJ; Foret S; Good TC; Kool J; Mallela J; Penin L; Pratchett MS; Williamson DH, 2011, From microbes to people: Tractable benefits of no-take areas for coral reefs
  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Leggat W; Gierz S; Hernandez-Agreda A; Ainsworth TD, 2019, 'The Mesophotic Coral Microbial Biosphere', in Coral Reefs of the World, Springer International Publishing, pp. 493 - 505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92735-0_28
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Bourne DG; Ainsworth TD; Willis BL, 2015, 'White Syndromes of Indo-Pacific Corals', in Diseases of Coral, pp. 300 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118828502.ch21
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Graham N; Ainsworth T; Baird A; Ban N; Bay L; Cinner J; De Freitas D; Diaz-Pulido G; Dornelas M; Dunn S; Fidelman P; Foret S; Good T; Kool J; Mallela J; Penin L; Pratchett M; Williamson D, 2011, 'From microbes to people', in Oceanography and Marine Biology, CRC Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b11009-4
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Lantz CA; Leggat W; Bergman JL; Fordyce A; Page C; Mesaglio T; Ainsworth TD, 2022, 'Will daytime community calcification reflect reef accretion on future, degraded coral reefs?', Biogeosciences, vol. 19, pp. 891 - 906, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-891-2022
    Journal articles | 2022
    Leggat W; Heron SF; Fordyce A; Suggett DJ; Ainsworth TD, 2022, 'Experiment Degree Heating Week (eDHW) as a novel metric to reconcile and validate past and future global coral bleaching studies', Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 301, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.113919
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ainsworth TD; Brown BE, 2021, 'Coral bleaching', Current Biology, vol. 31, pp. R5 - R6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2020.10.048
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ainsworth TD; Leggat W; Silliman BR; Lantz CA; Bergman JL; Fordyce AJ; Page CE; Renzi JJ; Morton J; Eakin CM; Heron SF, 2021, 'Rebuilding relationships on coral reefs: Coral bleaching knowledge-sharing to aid adaptation planning for reef users: Bleaching emergence on reefs demonstrates the need to consider reef scale and accessibility when preparing for, and responding to, coral bleaching', BioEssays, vol. 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.202100048
    Journal articles | 2021
    Bergman JL; Leggat W; Ainsworth TD, 2021, 'The Meta-Organism Response of the Environmental Generalist Pocillopora damicornis Exposed to Differential Accumulation of Heat Stress', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.664063
    Journal articles | 2021
    Bergstrom DM; Wienecke BC; van den Hoff J; Hughes L; Lindenmayer DB; Ainsworth TD; Baker CM; Bland L; Bowman DMJS; Brooks ST; Canadell JG; Constable AJ; Dafforn KA; Depledge MH; Dickson CR; Duke NC; Helmstedt KJ; Holz A; Johnson CR; McGeoch MA; Melbourne-Thomas J; Morgain R; Nicholson E; Prober SM; Raymond B; Ritchie EG; Robinson SA; Ruthrof KX; Setterfield SA; Sgrò CM; Stark JS; Travers T; Trebilco R; Ward DFL; Wardle GM; Williams KJ; Zylstra PJ; Shaw JD, 2021, 'Combating ecosystem collapse from the tropics to the Antarctic', Global Change Biology, vol. 27, pp. 1692 - 1703, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15539
    Journal articles | 2021
    Davies SW; Putnam HM; Ainsworth T; Baum JK; Bove CB; Crosby SC; Cote IM; Duplouy A; Fulweiler RW; Griffin AJ; Hanley TC; Hill T; Humanes A; Mangubhai S; Metaxas A; Parker LM; Rivera HE; Silbiger NJ; Smith NS; Spalding AK; Traylor-Knowles N; Weigel BL; Wright RM; Bates AE, 2021, 'Promoting inclusive metrics of success and impact to dismantle a discriminatory reward system in science', PLoS Biology, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3001282
    Journal articles | 2021
    Fordyce AJ; Ainsworth TD; Leggat W, 2021, 'Light Capture, Skeletal Morphology, and the Biomass of Corals' Boring Endoliths', mSphere, vol. 6, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00060-21
    Journal articles | 2021
    Fordyce AJ; Ainsworth TD; Page CE; Bergman JL; Lantz CA; Leggat W, 2021, 'Microalgal blooms in the skeletons of bleached corals during the 2020 bleaching event on Heron Island, Australia', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 72, pp. 1689 - 1694, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF21050
    Journal articles | 2021
    Page CE; Leggat W; Heron SF; Fordyce AJ; Ainsworth TD, 2021, 'High flow conditions mediate damaging impacts of sub-lethal thermal stress on corals' endosymbiotic algae', Conservation Physiology, vol. 9, pp. coab046, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/conphys/coab046
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ricci F; Fordyce A; Leggat W; Blackall LL; Ainsworth T; Verbruggen H, 2021, 'Multiple techniques point to oxygenic phototrophs dominating the Isopora palifera skeletal microbiome', Coral Reefs, vol. 40, pp. 275 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00338-021-02068-z
    Journal articles | 2021
    Steinberg RK; Johnston EL; Bednarek T; Dafforn KA; Ainsworth TD, 2021, 'Its What’s on the Inside That Counts: An Effective, Efficient, and Streamlined Method for Quantification of Octocoral Symbiodiniaceae and Chlorophyll', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.710730
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ainsworth TD; Hurd CL; Gates RD; Boyd PW, 2020, 'How do we overcome abrupt degradation of marine ecosystems and meet the challenge of heat waves and climate extremes?', Global Change Biology, vol. 26, pp. 343 - 354, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14901
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ainsworth TD; Renzi JJ; Silliman BR, 2020, 'Positive Interactions in the Coral Macro and Microbiome', Trends in Microbiology, vol. 28, pp. 602 - 604, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2020.02.009
    Journal articles | 2020
    Fordyce AJ; Ainsworth TD; Leggat W, 2020, 'Microalgae, a Boring Bivalve and a Coral - A Newly Described Association between Two Coral Reef Bioeroders Within Their Coral Host', Integrative Organismal Biology, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/iob/obaa035
    Journal articles | 2020
    Fordyce AJ; Knuefing L; Ainsworth TD; Beeching L; Turner M; Leggat W, 2020, 'Understanding decay in marine calcifiers: Micro-CT analysis of skeletal structures provides insight into the impacts of a changing climate in marine ecosystems', Methods in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 11, pp. 1021 - 1041, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13439
    Journal articles | 2020
    Gierz S; Ainsworth TD; Leggat W, 2020, 'Diverse symbiont bleaching responses are evident from 2-degree heating week bleaching conditions as thermal stress intensifies in coral', Marine and Freshwater Research, vol. 71, pp. 1149 - 1160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF19220
    Journal articles | 2020
    Greene A; Leggat W; Donahue MJ; Raymundo LJ; Caldwell JM; Moriarty T; Heron SF; Ainsworth TD, 2020, 'Complementary sampling methods for coral histology, metabolomics and microbiome', Methods in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 11, pp. 1012 - 1020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13431
    Journal articles | 2020
    Kavazos CRJ; Leggat W; Casey J; Choat JH; Ainsworth T, 2020, 'Core Intestinal Microbiome Richness of Coral Reef Damselfishes (Actinopterygii: Pomacentridae) Reflects Trophic Guild', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-126554/v1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Kavazos CRJ; Leggat W; Casey J; Choat JH; Ainsworth T, 2020, 'Core intestinal microbiomes of planktivorous and algae-farming coral reef damselfishes (Actinopterygii: Pomacentridae) reflects feeding behaviour', , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-37102/v1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Moriarty T; Leggat W; Huggett MJ; Ainsworth TD, 2020, 'Coral Disease Causes, Consequences, and Risk within Coral Restoration', Trends in Microbiology, vol. 28, pp. 793 - 807, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2020.06.002
    Journal articles | 2020
    Steinberg RK; Dafforn KA; Ainsworth T; Johnston EL, 2020, 'Know Thy Anemone: A Review of Threats to Octocorals and Anemones and Opportunities for Their Restoration', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00590
    Journal articles | 2019
    Fordyce AJ; Ainsworth TD; Heron SF; Leggat W, 2019, 'Marine heatwave hotspots in coral reef environments: Physical drivers, ecophysiological outcomes and impact upon structural complexity', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00498
    Journal articles | 2019
    Hernandez-Agreda A; Leggat W; Ainsworth TD, 2019, 'A place for taxonomic profiling in the study of the coral prokaryotic microbiome', FEMS Microbiology Letters, vol. 366, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnz063
    Journal articles | 2019
    Leggat WP; Camp EF; Suggett DJ; Heron SF; Fordyce AJ; Gardner S; Deakin L; Turner M; Beeching LJ; Kuzhiumparambil U; Eakin CM; Ainsworth TD, 2019, 'Rapid Coral Decay Is Associated with Marine Heatwave Mortality Events on Reefs', Current Biology, vol. 29, pp. 2723 - 2730.e4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.06.077
    Journal articles | 2019
    Page CE; Leggat W; Heron SF; Choukroun SM; Lloyd J; Ainsworth TD, 2019, 'BioEssays 7∕2019', BioEssays, vol. 41, pp. 1970071 - 1970071, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.201970071
    Journal articles | 2019
    Page CE; Leggat W; Heron SF; Choukroun SM; Lloyd J; Ainsworth TD, 2019, 'Seeking Resistance in Coral Reef Ecosystems: The Interplay of Biophysical Factors and Bleaching Resistance under a Changing Climate: The Interplay of a Reef's Biophysical Factors Can Mitigate the Coral Bleaching Response', BioEssays, vol. 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bies.201800226
    Journal articles | 2019
    Trevathan-Tackett SM; Sherman CDH; Huggett MJ; Campbell AH; Laverock B; Hurtado-McCormick V; Seymour JR; Firl A; Messer LF; Ainsworth TD; Negandhi KL; Daffonchio D; Egan S; Engelen AH; Fusi M; Thomas T; Vann L; Hernandez-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, vol. 3, pp. 1509 - 1520, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0999-7
    Journal articles | 2019
    Vergés A; McCosker E; Mayer-Pinto M; Coleman MA; Wernberg T; Ainsworth T; Steinberg PD, 2019, 'Tropicalisation of temperate reefs: Implications for ecosystem functions and management actions', Functional Ecology, vol. 33, pp. 1000 - 1013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13310
    Journal articles | 2019
    Wada N; Ishimochi M; Matsui T; Pollock FJ; Tang SL; Ainsworth TD; Willis BL; Mano N; Bourne DG, 2019, 'Characterization of coral-associated microbial aggregates (CAMAs) within tissues of the coral Acropora hyacinthus', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49651-7
    Journal articles | 2019
    Wada N; Ishimochi M; Matsui T; Pollock J; Tang S-L; Ainsworth T; Willis B; Mano N; Bourne D, 2019, 'Characterization of coral-associated microbial aggregates (CAMAs) within tissues of the coral Acropora hyacinthus', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/576488
    Journal articles | 2018
    Hernandez-Agreda A; Leggat W; Ainsworth TD, 2018, 'A comparative analysis of microbial DNA preparation methods for use with massive and branching coral growth forms', Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02146
    Journal articles | 2018
    Hernandez-Agreda A; Leggat W; Bongaerts P; Herrera C; Ainsworth TD, 2018, 'Rethinking the coral microbiome: Simplicity exists within a diverse microbial biosphere', mBio, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00812-18
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ainsworth TD; Fordyce AJ; Camp EF, 2017, 'The Other Microeukaryotes of the Coral Reef Microbiome', Trends in Microbiology, vol. 25, pp. 980 - 991, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2017.06.007
    Journal articles | 2017
    Bonesso JL; Leggat W; Ainsworth TD, 2017, 'Exposure to elevated sea-surface temperatures below the bleaching threshold impairs coral recovery and regeneration following injury', , http://dx.doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.2949v1
    Journal articles | 2017
    Bonesso JL; Leggat W; Ainsworth TD, 2017, 'Exposure to elevated sea-surface temperatures below the bleaching threshold impairs coral recovery and regeneration following injury', PeerJ, vol. 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3719
    Journal articles | 2017
    Fordyce AJ; Camp EF; Ainsworth TD, 2017, 'Polyp bailout in Pocillopora damicornis following thermal stress', F1000Research, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.11522.2
    Journal articles | 2017
    Hernandez-Agreda A; Gates RD; Ainsworth TD, 2017, 'Defining the Core Microbiome in Corals’ Microbial Soup', Trends in Microbiology, vol. 25, pp. 125 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2016.11.003
    Journal articles | 2017
    Prazeres M; Ainsworth T; Roberts TE; Pandolfi JM; Leggat W, 2017, 'Symbiosis and microbiome flexibility in calcifying benthic foraminifera of the great Barrier Reef', Microbiome, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/S40168-017-0257-7
    Journal articles | 2017
    Putnam HM; Barott KL; Ainsworth TD; Gates RD, 2017, 'The Vulnerability and Resilience of Reef-Building Corals', Current Biology, vol. 27, pp. R528 - R540, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.04.047
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ainsworth TD; Gates RD, 2016, 'Corals' microbial sentinels: The coral microbiome will be key to future reef health', Science, vol. 352, pp. 1518 - 1519, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aad9957
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ainsworth TD; Heron SF; Ortiz JC; Mumby PJ; Grech A; Ogawa D; Eakin CM; Leggat W, 2016, 'Climate change disables coral bleaching protection on the Great Barrier Reef', Science, vol. 352, pp. 338 - 342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aac7125
    Journal articles | 2016
    Cinner JE; Pratchett MS; Graham NAJ; Messmer V; Fuentes MMPB; Ainsworth T; Ban N; Bay LK; Blythe J; Dissard D; Dunn S; Evans L; Fabinyi M; Fidelman P; Figueiredo J; Frisch AJ; Fulton CJ; Hicks CC; Lukoschek V; Mallela J; Moya A; Penin L; Rummer JL; Walker S; Williamson DH, 2016, 'A framework for understanding climate change impacts on coral reef social–ecological systems', Regional Environmental Change, vol. 16, pp. 1133 - 1146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10113-015-0832-z
    Journal articles | 2016
    Correa AMS; Ainsworth TD; Rosales SM; Thurber AR; Butler CR; Vega Thurber RL, 2016, 'Viral outbreak in corals associated with an in situ bleaching event: Atypical herpes-like viruses and a new megavirus infecting symbiodinium', Frontiers in Microbiology, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.00127
    Journal articles | 2016
    Hernandez-Agreda A; Leggat W; Bongaerts P; Ainsworth TD, 2016, 'The microbial signature provides insight into the mechanistic basis of coral success across reef habitats', mBio, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00560-16
    Journal articles | 2016
    Kelly LA; Heintz T; Lamb JB; Ainsworth TD; Willis BL, 2016, 'Ecology and pathology of novel plaque-like growth anomalies affecting a reef-building coral on the great barrier reef', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2016.00151
    Journal articles | 2016
    Wada N; Pollock FJ; Willis BL; Ainsworth T; Mano N; Bourne DG, 2016, 'In situ visualization of bacterial populations in coral tissues: Pitfalls and solutions', PeerJ, vol. 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2424
    Journal articles | 2015
    Ainsworth TD; Knack B; Ukani L; Seneca F; Weiss Y; Leggat W, 2015, 'In situ hybridisation detects pro-apoptotic gene expression of a Bcl-2 family member in white syndrome-affected coral', Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, vol. 117, pp. 155 - 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/dao02882
    Journal articles | 2015
    Ainsworth TD; Krause L; Bridge T; Torda G; Raina JB; Zakrzewski M; Gates RD; Padilla-Gamiño JL; Spalding HL; Smith C; Woolsey ES; Bourne DG; Bongaerts P; Hoegh-Guldberg O; Leggat W, 2015, 'The coral core microbiome identifies rare bacterial taxa as ubiquitous endosymbionts', ISME Journal, vol. 9, pp. 2261 - 2274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2015.39
    Journal articles | 2015
    Bourne DG; Ainsworth TD; Pollock FJ; Willis BL, 2015, 'Towards a better understanding of white syndromes and their causes on Indo-Pacific coral reefs', Coral Reefs, vol. 34, pp. 233 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00338-014-1239-x
    Journal articles | 2015
    Casey JM; Connolly SR; Ainsworth TD, 2015, 'Coral transplantation triggers shift in microbiome and promotion of coral disease associated potential pathogens', Scientific Reports, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep11903
    Journal articles | 2015
    Hess S; Wenger AS; Ainsworth TD; Rummer JL, 2015, 'Exposure of clownfish larvae to suspended sediment levels found on the Great Barrier Reef: Impacts on gill structure and microbiome', Scientific Reports, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep10561
    Journal articles | 2015
    Li X; Gorle AK; Ainsworth TD; Heimann K; Woodward CE; collins J; Richard Keene F, 2015, 'RNA and DNA binding of inert oligonuclear ruthenium( ii ) complexes in live eukaryotic cells', Dalton Trans., vol. 44, pp. 3594 - 3603, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C4DT02575J
    Journal articles | 2015
    Van De Water JAJM; Ainsworth TD; Leggat W; Bourne DG; Willis BL; Van Oppen MJH, 2015, 'The coral immune response facilitates protection against microbes during tissue regeneration', Molecular Ecology, vol. 24, pp. 3390 - 3404, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.13257
    Journal articles | 2015
    van de Water JAJM; Leggat W; Bourne DG; van Oppen MJH; Willis BL; Ainsworth TD, 2015, 'Elevated seawater temperatures have a limited impact on the coral immune response following physical damage', Hydrobiologia, vol. 759, pp. 201 - 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10750-015-2243-z
    Journal articles | 2014
    Casey JM; Ainsworth TD; Choat JH; Connolly SR, 2014, 'Farming behaviour of reef fishes increases the prevalence of coral disease associated microbes and black band disease', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.1032
    Journal articles | 2013
    Ogawa D; Bobeszko T; Ainsworth T; Leggat W, 2013, 'The combined effects of temperature and CO2 lead to altered gene expression in Acropora aspera', Coral Reefs, vol. 32, pp. 895 - 907, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00338-013-1046-9
    Journal articles | 2013
    Weiss Y; Forêt S; Hayward DC; Ainsworth T; King R; Ball EE; Miller DJ, 2013, 'The acute transcriptional response of the coral Acropora millepora to immune challenge: Expression of GiMAP/IAN genes links the innate immune responses of corals with those of mammals and plants', BMC Genomics, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-14-400
    Journal articles | 2011
    Ainsworth TD; Wasmund K; Ukani L; Seneca F; Yellowlees D; Miller D; Leggat W, 2011, 'Defining the tipping point. A complex cellular life/death balance in corals in response to stress', Scientific Reports, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep00160
    Journal articles | 2011
    Bay LK; Cumbo VR; Abrego D; Kool JT; Ainsworth TD; Willis BL, 2011, 'Infection dynamics vary between Symbiodinium Types and cell surface treatments during establishment of endosymbiosis with coral larvae', Diversity, vol. 3, pp. 356 - 374, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/d3030356
    Journal articles | 2011
    Gates RD; Ainsworth TD, 2011, 'The nature and taxonomic composition of coral symbiomes as drivers of performance limits in scleractinian corals', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 408, pp. 94 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2011.07.029
    Journal articles | 2011
    Leggat W; Seneca F; Wasmund K; Ukani L; Yellowlees D; Ainsworth TD, 2011, 'Differential responses of the coral host and their algal symbiont to thermal stress', PLoS ONE, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0026687
    Journal articles | 2010
    Ainsworth TD; Thurber RV; Gates RD, 2010, 'The future of coral reefs: a microbial perspective', Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 25, pp. 233 - 240, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2009.11.001
    Journal articles | 2010
    Andersen SB; Vestergaard ML; Ainsworth TD; Hoegh-Guldberg O; Kühl M, 2010, 'Acute Tissue Death (white syndrome) Affects the Microenvironment of Tabular Acropora Corals', Aquatic Biology, vol. 10, pp. 99 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/ab00270
    Journal articles | 2010
    Brooker RM; Munday PL; Ainsworth TD, 2010, 'Diets of coral-dwelling fishes of the genus Gobiodon with evidence of corallivory', Journal of Fish Biology, vol. 76, pp. 2578 - 2583, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2010.02644.x
    Journal articles | 2010
    Kvennefors ECE; Leggat W; Kerr CC; Ainsworth TD; Hoegh-Guldberg O; Barnes AC, 2010, 'Analysis of evolutionarily conserved innate immune components in coral links immunity and symbiosis', Developmental and Comparative Immunology, vol. 34, pp. 1219 - 1229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dci.2010.06.016
    Journal articles | 2009
    Olson ND; Ainsworth TD; Gates RD; Takabayashi M, 2009, 'Diazotrophic bacteria associated with Hawaiian Montipora corals: Diversity and abundance in correlation with symbiotic dinoflagellates', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 371, pp. 140 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2009.01.012
    Journal articles | 2008
    Ainsworth TD; Fine M; Roff G; Hoegh-Guldberg O, 2008, 'Bacteria are not the primary cause of bleaching in the Mediterranean coral Oculina patagonica', ISME Journal, vol. 2, pp. 67 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2007.88
    Journal articles | 2008
    Ainsworth TD; Hoegh-Guldberg O, 2008, 'Bacterial communities closely associated with coral tissues vary under experimental and natural reef conditions and thermal stress', Aquatic Biology, vol. 4, pp. 289 - 296, http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/ab00102
    Journal articles | 2008
    Ainsworth TD; Hoegh-Guldberg O, 2008, 'Cellular processes of bleaching in the Mediterranean coral Oculina patagonica', Coral Reefs, vol. 27, pp. 593 - 597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00338-008-0355-x
    Journal articles | 2008
    Ainsworth TD; Hoegh-Guldberg O; Heron SF; Skirving WJ; Leggat W, 2008, 'Early cellular changes are indicators of pre-bleaching thermal stress in the coral host', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol. 364, pp. 63 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2008.06.032
    Journal articles | 2008
    Ainsworth TD; Hoegh-Guldberg O; Leggat W, 2008, 'Imaging the fluorescence of marine invertebrates and their associated flora', Journal of Microscopy, vol. 232, pp. 197 - 199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2818.2008.02089.x
    Journal articles | 2007
    Ainsworth TD; Kramasky-Winter E; Loya Y; Hoegh-Guldberg O; Fine M, 2007, 'Coral disease diagnostics: What's between a plague and a band?', Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 73, pp. 981 - 992, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02172-06
    Journal articles | 2007
    Ainsworth TD; Kvennefors EC; Blackall LL; Fine M; Hoegh-Guldberg O, 2007, 'Disease and cell death in white syndrome of Acroporid corals on the Great Barrier Reef', Marine Biology, vol. 151, pp. 19 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-006-0449-3
    Journal articles | 2007
    Henderson M; Ainsworth T; Hoegh-Guldberg O, 2007, 'Coral microbial ecology under the microscope', MICROBIOLOGY AUSTRALIA, vol. 28, pp. 111 - 112, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000216252300006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2007
    Leggat W; Ainsworth T; Bythell J; Dove S; Gates R; Hoegh-Guldberg O; Iglesias-Prieto R; Yellowlees D, 2007, 'The hologenome theory disregards the coral holobiont', Nature Reviews Microbiology, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrmicro1635-c1
    Journal articles | 2007
    Yarden O; Ainsworth TD; Roff G; Leggat W; Fine M; Hoegh-Guldberg O, 2007, 'Increased prevalence of ubiquitous ascomycetes in an acropoid coral (Acropora formosa) exhibiting symptoms of brown band syndrome and skeletal eroding band disease', Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 73, pp. 2755 - 2757, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02738-06
    Journal articles | 2006
    Ainsworth TD; Fine M; Blackall LL; Hoegh-Guldberg O, 2006, 'Fluorescence in situ hybridization and spectral imaging of coral-associated bacterial communities', Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 72, pp. 3016 - 3020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.72.4.3016-3020.2006
    Journal articles | 2006
    Fine M; Roff G; Ainsworth TD; Hoegh-Guldberg O, 2006, 'Phototrophic microendoliths bloom during coral "white syndrome"', Coral Reefs, vol. 25, pp. 577 - 581, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00338-006-0143-4
    Journal articles | 2006
    Leggat W; Ainsworth TD; Dove S; Hoegh-Guldberg O, 2006, 'Aerial exposure influences bleaching patterns', Coral Reefs, vol. 25, pp. 452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00338-006-0128-3
    Journal articles |
    Lantz CA; Leggat W; Bergman JL; Fordyce A; Page C; Mesaglio T; Ainsworth TD, 'Will community calcification reflect reef accretion on future, degraded coral reefs?', , http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-61
  • Preprints | 2017
    Bonesso JL; Leggat W; Ainsworth TD, 2017, Exposure to elevated sea-surface temperatures below the bleaching threshold impairs coral recovery and regeneration following injury, http://dx.doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.2949