Go to Peer-reviewed publications: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, prior to 2015

Invited publications

Sequeira, A.M.M. (2020) Animal Navigation: The Mystery of Open Ocean Orientation. Current Biology.

Sequeira, A.M.M. (2020) Predators on track for ocean protection around Antarctica. News & Views, Nature.

Books/Book reviews

Rowat D, Robinson DP, Dove ADM, Araujo G, Clauss T, Coco G, Dearden P, Grace MK, Green JR, Hearn AR, Holmberg J, Hoopes L, Matsumoto R, McClain C, Meekan MG, Murakumo K, Norman BM, Nozu R, Pardo SA, Peele EE, Peñaherrera-Palma CR, Perry C, Prebble CE, Reynolds S, Román M, Rohner CA, Sato K, Schmidt JV, Schreiber C, Sequeira AMM, Womersley F, Yanagisawa M, Yopak KE, Ziegler J & Pierce SJ. (2021) Outstanding questions in whale shark research and conservation In: Dove ADM and Pierce SJ (eds) Whale Sharks: Biology, Ecology, and Conservation, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group

Hearn AR, Green JR, Peñaherrera CR, Reynolds S, Rohner CA, Roman M, Sequeira AMM (2021) Whale shark movements and migrations In: Dove ADM and Pierce SJ (eds) Whale Sharks: Biology, Ecology, and Conservation, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group

Sequeira AMM, Caley MJ, Mellin C, Mengersen KL (2020) Bayesian Learning of Biodiversity Models Using Repeated Observations. In: Mengersen K., Pudlo P., Robert C. (eds) Case Studies in Applied Bayesian Data Science. Lecture Notes in Mathematics, vol 2259. Springer, Cham;

Pomeroy A, Sequeira AMM (2019) ‘Aquaculture’ in Marine Extremes: Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy, EJ Techera and G Winter (Eds), Routledge/Earthscan, UK

Sequeira, AMM. Review of Indicators and surrogates of biodiversity and environmental change, ed by D. Lindenmayer, P. Barton and J. Pierson. Pacific Conservation Biology 23: 213–216

Peer-reviewed publications


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McMahon C, (…), Sequeira AMM, ( + 43 co-authors) (2021) Animal Borne Ocean Sensors – AniBOS – a complementary and essential component of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS). Frontiers in Marine Science, 1625.

Arrowsmith LM, Sequeira AMM, Pattiaratchi CB, Meekan MG (2021). Water temperature is a key driver of horizontal and vertical movements of an ocean giant, the whale shark Rhincodon typus. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 679, 101-114.

Pearce J, Fraser MW, Sequeira AMM, Kaur P (2021). State of Shark and Ray Genomics in an Era of Extinction. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 744986.

Calich HJ, Rodríguez J, Eguíluz V, Hammerschlag N, Pattiaratchi C, Duarte C, Sequeira AMM (2021). Comprehensive analytical approaches reveal species-specific search strategies in sympatric apex predatory sharks. Ecography, 44, 10, 1544-1556.

Estes M, + 23 co-authors, Sequeira AMM, Turner W, Weatherdon LV (2021). Enhanced Monitoring of Life in the Sea is a Critical Component of Conservation Management and Sustainable Economic Growth. Marine Policy, 132, 104699

Queiroz N, Humphries NE, Couto A, Vedor M, Costa I, Sequeira AMM, MucientesG, ( + 138 co-authors), Sims DW; 2021. Reply to: Shark mortality cannot be assessed by fishery overlap alone. Nature 595, E8-E16

Queiroz N, Humphries NE, Couto A, Vedor M, Costa I, Sequeira AMM, MucientesG, ( + 138 co-authors), Sims DW; 2021. Reply to: Caution over use of ecological big-data for conservation. Nature 595, E20-E28

Sequeira AMM, ( + 39 co-authors), 2021. A standardisation framework for bio-logging data to advance ecological research and conservation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 12, 6, 996-1007

Arrowsmith LM, Paidi CK, Bloch FH, John S, Choudhury BC, Kaul R, Sequeira AMM, Pattiaratchi CB, Meekan MG; 2021. First insights into the horizontal movements of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) in the northern Arabian Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8

Birkmanis, C.A., Simmons, L.W. & Sequeira, A.M.M. (2021) Response to Limitations on inferring shark vulnerability from spatial habitat protection. Global Ecology and Conservation.

Donohue, C.G., Partridge, G.J. & Sequeira, A.M.M. (2021) Bioenergetic growth model for the yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi). Aquaculture.


Meekan, M.G., Taylor, B.M., Lester, E., Ferreira, L.C., Sequeira, A.M.M., Dove, A.D.M., Birt, M.J., Aspinall, A., Brooks, K. & Thums, M. (2020) Asymptotic growth of whale sharks suggests sex-specific life-history strategies. Frontiers in Marine Science.

O’Toole, M., Queiroz, N., Humphries, N.E., Sims, D.W. & Sequeira, A.M.M. (2020) Quantifying effects of tracking data bias on species distribution models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Birkmanis, C.A., Freer J.J., Simmons L.W., Partridge, J.C. & Sequeira, A.M.M. (2020) Future distribution of suitable habitat for pelagic sharks in Australia under climate change models. Frontiers in Marine Science.

Sequeira, A.M.M. et al, (2020) ‘Bayesian Learning of Biodiversity Models Using Repeated Observations’ in Case Studies in Applied Bayesian Data Science, Springer.

Galparsoro, I., Murillas, A., Pinarbasi, K., Sequeira, A.M.M., et al & Tett, P. (2020) Global stakeholder vision for ecosystem-based marine aquaculture expansion from coastal to offshore areas. Reviews in Aquaculture.

Birkmanis, C.A., Partridge, J.C., Simmons, L.W., Heupel, M.R. & Sequeira, A.M.M. (2020) Shark conservation hindered by lack of habitat protection. Global Ecology and Conservation.


Hays, G., […] & Sequeira, A. (2019) Translating marine animal tracking data into conservation policy and management. Trends in Ecology and Evolution.

Sequeira, A.M.M., Hays, G.C., Sims, D.W., Eguíluz, V.M., Rodríguez, J.P., Heupel, M.R., Harcourt, R., Calich, H.J., Queiroz, N., Costa, D.P., […] & Duarte, C.M. (2019) Overhauling ocean spatial planning to improve marine megafauna conservation. Frontiers in Marine Science.

Sequeira, A.M.M., Heupel, M.R., Lea, M.A., Eguiluz, V.M., Duarte, C.M., Meekan, M.G., Thums, M., Calich, H.J., Carmichael, R.H., Costa, D.P., […] & Hays, G.C. (2019) The importance of sample size in marine megafauna tagging studies. Ecological Applications.

Queiroz, N., Humphries, N.E., Couto, A., Vedor, M., da Costa, I., Sequeira, A.M.M., […] & Sims, D.W. (2019) Global spatial risk assessment of sharks under the footprint of fisheries. Nature.

Harcourt, R., Sequeira, A.M.M., […] & Fedak, M.A. (2019) Animal-Borne Telemetry: An Integral Component of the Ocean Observing Toolkit. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6.

Fraser, M., Sequeira, A.M.M., Burns, B.P., Walker, D., Day, J.C., and Heron, S. (2019). Shark Bay: a World Heritage Site at catastrophic risk. The Conversation, February 8, 2019.

Pomeroy, A.W.M. & Sequeira, A.M.M. (2019). Aquaculture in Marine Extremes: Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy, ed. Erika Techera & Gundula Winter. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group), 232 pp.

Bouchet, P.J., Peterson, A.T., Zurell, D., Dormann, C.F., Schoeman, D., Ross, R.E., Snelgrove, P., Sequeira, A.M.M., […] & Yates, K.L. (2019) Better Model Transfers Require Knowledge of Mechanisms. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.

Dunn, D.C., Harrison, A.-L., Curtice, C., DeLand, S., Donnelly, B., Fujioka, E., Heywood, E., Kot, C.Y., Poulin, S., Whitten, M., […], Sequeira, A.M.M., […] & Halpin, P.N. (2019) The importance of migratory connectivity for global ocean policy. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.


Sequeira, A.M.M., Rodriguez, J.P., Eguiluz, V.M., Harcourt, R., Hindell, M., Sims, D.W., Duarte, C.M., Costa, D.P., Fernandez-Gracia, J., Ferreira, L.C., Hays, G.C., Heupel, M.R., Meekan, M.G., […] & Thums, M. (2018) Convergence of marine megafauna movement patterns in coastal and open oceans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115, 3072-3077.

Calich H., Estevanez M., Hammerschlag N. (2018) Overlap between highly suitable habitats and longline gear management areas reveals vulnerable and protected regions for highly migratory sharks. Marine Ecology Progress Series 602:183-195.

Sequeira, A.M.M., Mellin, C., Lozano-Montes, H.M., Meeuwig, J.J., Vanderklift, M.A., Haywood, M.D.E., Babcock, R.C. & Caley, M.J. (2018) Challenges of transferring models of fish abundance between coral reefs. Peerj, 6.

Sequeira A.M.M., Bouchet P, Yates K, Mengersen K, Caley MJ (2018)Transferring Biodiversity Models for Conservation: Opportunities and Challenges. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9:5, 1250-1264.

Thums, M., Fernandez-Gracia, J., Sequeira, A.M.M., Eguiluz, V.M., Duarte, C.M. & Meekan, M.G. (2018) How Big Data Fast Tracked Human Mobility Research and the Lessons for Animal Movement Ecology. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5.

Yates, K.L., Bouchet, P.J., Caley, M.J., Mengersen, K., Randin, C.F., Parnell, S., Fielding, A.H., […] & Sequeira, A.M.M. (2018) Outstanding Challenges in the Transferability of Ecological Models. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 33, 790-802.


Oh, B.Z.L., Sequeira, A.M.M., Meekan, M.G., Ruppert, J.L.W., and Meeuwig, J.J. (2017). Predicting occurrence of juvenile shark habitat to improve conservation planning. Conservation Biology 31(3), 635-645

Meekan, M.G., Duarte, C.M., Fernandez-Gracia, J., Thums, M., Sequeira, A.M.M., Harcourt, R. & Eguiluz, V.M. (2017) The Ecology of Human Mobility. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 32, 198-210.

Rodríguez, J.P., Fernández-Gracia, J., Thums, M., Hindell, M.A., Sequeira, A.M.M., Meekan, M.G., Costa, D.P., Guinet, C., Harcourt, R.G., McMahon, C.R., Muelbert, M., Duarte, C.M. & Eguíluz, V.M. (2017) Big data analyses reveal patterns and drivers of the movements of southern elephant seals. Scientific Reports, 7, 1-10.

Oh, B., Sequeira, A.M.M., Meekan, M. & Ruppert, J. & Meeuwig, J. (2017). Predicting occurrence of juvenile shark habitat to improve conservation planning. Conservation Biology. 31. 10.1111/cobi.12868.


Hays, G.C., Ferreira, L.C., Sequeira, A.M.M., Meekan, M.G., Duarte, C.M., Bailey, H., Bailleul, F., […] & Thums, M. (2016) Key Questions in Marine Megafauna Movement Ecology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 31, 463-475.

Mellin, C., Mouillot, D., Kulbicki, M., McClanahan, T., Vigliola, L., Bradshaw, C., Brainard, R., […], Sequeira, A., Stuart-Smith, R., Wantiez, L. & Caley, M. (2016) Humans and seasonal climate variability threaten large-bodied, small-ranging fishes on coral reefs. Nature Communications, 7, 10491.

Sequeira, A.M.M., Thums, M., Brooks, K., and Meekan, M.G. (2016). Error and bias in size estimates of whale sharks: implications for understanding demography. Royal Society Open Science. 3 (3) : 150668.

Sequeira, A.M.M., Mellin, C., Lozano-Montes, H.M., Vanderklift, M.A., Babcock, R.C., Haywood, M., Meeuwig, J.J. & Caley, M.J. (2016) Transferability of predictive models of coral reef fish species richness. Journal of Applied Ecology, 53, 64-72.


Sequeira, A.M.M., Mellin, C., Floch, L., Williams, P.G. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2014) Inter-ocean asynchrony in whale shark occurrence patterns. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 450, 21-29.

Sequeira, A.M.M., Mellin, C., Fordham, D.A., Meekan, M.G. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2014) Predicting current and future global distributions of whale sharks. Global Change Biology, 20, 778–789.

Sequeira, A.M.M., Roetman, P.E.J., Daniels, C.B., Baker, A.K. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2014) Distribution models for koalas in South Australia using citizen science-collected data. Ecology and Evolution, 4, 2103-2114.


Sequeira, A., Mellin, C., Delean, S., Meekan, M.G. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2013) Spatial and temporal predictions of inter-decadal trends in Indian Ocean whale sharks. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 478, 185-195.

Sequeira, A.M.M., Mellin, C., Meekan, M.G., Sims, D.W. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2013) Inferred global connectivity of whale shark Rhincodon typus populations. Journal of Fish Biology, 82, 367-389.


Sequeira, A.M.M. , Mellin, C., Rowat, D., Meekan, M.G. & Bradshaw, C.J.A. (2012) Ocean-scale prediction of whale shark distribution. Diversity and Distributions, 18, 504-518.


Domingues, C.P., Almeida, M.J., Dubert, J., Nolasco, R., Cordeiro, N., Waap, S., Sequeira, A.M.M., Tavares, S. & Queiroga, H. (2011) Supply of crab larvae to an estuary in the eastern Atlantic upwelling system exhibits predictable and haphazard variation at different temporal scales. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 425, 113-124.


Ferreira, J.G., Sequeira, A.M.M., Hawkins, A.J.S., Newton, A., Nickell, T.D., Pastres, R., Forte, J., Bodoy, A. & Bricker, S.B. (2009) Analysis of coastal and offshore aquaculture: Application of the FARM model to multiple systems and shellfish species. Aquaculture, 289, 32-41.

Matos, C.T., Sequeira, A.M.M., Velizarov, S., Crespo, J.G. & Reis, M.A.M. (2009) Nitrate removal in a closed marine system through the ion exchange membrane bioreactor. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 166, 428-434.


Ferreira, J.G., Hawkins, A.J.S., Monteiro, P., Moore, H., Service, M., Pascoe, P.L., Ramos, L. & Sequeira, A.M.M. (2008) Integrated assessment of ecosystem-scale carrying capacity in shellfish growing areas. Aquaculture, 275, 138-151.

Sequeira, A.M.M., Ferreira, J.G., Hawkins, A.J.S., Nobre, A., Lourenço, P., Zhang, X.L., Yan, X. & Nickell, T. (2008) Trade-offs between shellfish aquaculture and benthic biodiversity: A modelling approach for sustainable management. Aquaculture, 274, 313-328.


Ferreira, J.G., Hawkins, A.J.S., Monteiro, P., Service, M., Moore, H., Edwards, A., Gowen, R., Lourenço, P., Mellor, A., Nunes, J.P., Pascoe, P.L., Ramos, L., Sequeira, A.M.M., Simas, T. & Strong, J. (2007) SMILE – Sustainable mariculture in Northern Irish lough ecosystems. Ed. IMAR – Institute of Marine Research, 100 pp.


Ferreira, J.G., Nobre, A.M., Sirnas, T.C., Silva, M.C., Newton, A., Bricker, S.B., Wolff, W.J., Stacey, P.E. & Sequeira, A.M.M. (2006) A methodology for defining homogeneous water bodies in estuaries – Application to the transitional systems of the EU Water Framework Directive. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 66, 468-482.