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Morrow, C.C., Redmond, N.E., Picton, B.E., Thacker, R.W., Collins, A.G., Maggs, C.A., Sigwart, J.D., Allcock, A.L. & Sigwart, J. (2013). Molecular Phylogenies Support Homoplasy of Multiple Morphological Characters Used in the Taxonomy of Heteroscleromorpha (Porifera: Demospongiae).  Integrative and Comparitive Biology, 53(3): 428-446.

Love, H.M., Maggs, C., Murray, T. & Provan, J. (2013). Genetic evidence for predominantly hydrochoric gene flow in the invasive riparian plant Impatiens glandulifera (Himalayan Balsam).  Annals of Botany.

Provan, J., Glendinning, K., Kelly, R. & Maggs, C.A. (2013). Levels and patterns of population genetic diversity in the red seaweed Chondrus crispus (Florideophyceae): a direct comparison of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and microsatellites.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 108: 251-262.

Clarkin, E., Maggs, C.A., Allcock, A.L., Johnson, M.P. (2012). The environment, but not the characteristics of individual algal rafts, affects the composition of rafting invertebrate assemblages in Irish coastal waters.  Marine Ecology Progress Series, 470: 31-40.

Clarkin, E., Maggs, C.A., Arnott, G. Briggs, S. Houghton, J.D.R. (2012). The colonization of macroalgal rafts by the genus Idotea (sub-phylum Crustacea; order Isopoda): an active or passive process?  Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 92: 1273-1282.

Neiva, J., Hansen, G., Pearson, G.A., Vliet, M., Maggs, C.A., Serrão, E.A. (2012). Fucus cottonii is not a genetic entity but a convergent salt-marsh morphotype of multiple independent origins.  European Journal of Phycology, 47: 461-468.

Mineur, F., Le Roux, A., Stegenga, H., Verlaque, M. & Maggs, C.A. (2012). Four new exotic red seaweeds on European shores.  Biological Invasions, 14: 1635-1641.

Mineur, F., Cook, E.J., Minchin, D., Bohn, K., MacLeod, A. & Maggs, C.A. (2012). Changing coasts: Marine aliens and artificial structures.  Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, 50: 187-232.

Strain, E.M.A., Allcock, A.L., Goodwin, C.E., Maggs, C.A., Picton, B.E. & Roberts, D. (2012). The long-term impacts of fisheries on epifaunal assemblage function and structure, in a Special Area of Conservation.  Journal of Sea Research, 67: 58-68.

Morrow, C.C, Picton, B.E., Erpenbeck, D., Boury-Esnault, N., Maggs, C.A. & Allcock, A.L. (2012). Congruence between nuclear and mitochondrial genes in the demosponge 'crown group': a new hypothesis of relationships within Democlavia (Porifera: Demospongiae).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 62: 174-190.

Provan J. and Maggs, C.A. (2012). Unique genetic variation at a species' rear edge is under threat from global climate change.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, B., 279: 39-47.

Clarke, S.A., Walsh P., Maggs, C.A. and Buchanan F. (2011). Designs from the deep: Marine organisms for bone tissue engineering.  Biotechnology Advances, 29: 610-617.

Maggs, C.A., Fletcher, H.L., Fewer, D., Loade, L., Mineur, F. & Johnson, M.P. (2011). Speciation in red algae: members of the Ceramiales as model organisms.  Integrative and Comparative Biology, 51: 492-504.

Wolf, M.A., Sciuto, K., Maggs, C.A., de Barros-Barreto, M.B.B., Andreoli, C. & Moro, I. (2011). Ceramium Roth (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from Venice lagoon (Adriatic Sea, Italy): comparative studies of Mediterranean and Atlantic taxa.  Taxon, 60: 1584-1595.

Walsh, P. J., Walker, G. M., Maggs, C.A. & Buchanan, F. J. (2011) A study of the relationship between process conditions and mechanical strength of mineralised red algae in the preparation of a marine-derived bone void filler.  Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H, Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 225: H6 563-574.

Walsh, P. J., Walker, G. M., Maggs, C.A. & Buchanan, F. J. (2010). Thermal preparation of highly porous calcium phosphate bone filler.  Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 21: 2281-2286.

Mineur, F., Davies, A.J., Maggs, C.A., Verlaque, M. & Johnson, M.P. (2010). Fronts, jumps and secondary introductions suggested as different invasion patterns in marine species, with an increase in spread rates over time.  Proc Roy Soc B, 277: 2693-2701.

Verbruggen, H., Maggs, C.A., Saunders, G.W., Le Gall, L., Yoon, H.S & De Clerck, O. (2010). Data mining approach identifies research priorities and data requirements for resolving the red algal tree of life.  BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010, 10: 16 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-16.

Mineur, F., De Clerck, O., Le Roux, A., Maggs, C.A. & Verlaque, M. (2010). Polyopes lancifolius (Halymeniales, Rhodophyta), a new component of the Japanese marine flora introduced to Europe.  Phycologia, 49: 86-96.

Blight, A., Allcock, A.L., Maggs, C.A. & Johnson, M.P. (2009). Intertidal molluscan and algal species richness around the UK coastline.  Marine Ecology Progress Series, 396: 235-243.

Leliaert, F., Rueness, J., Boedeker, C., Maggs, C.A., Cocquyt, E., Verbruggen, H. and De Clerck, O. (2009). Systematics of the marine microfilamentous green algae Uronema curvatum and Urospora microscopica (Chlorophyta).  European Journal of Phycology, 44: 487-496.

Strong, J.A., Maggs, C.A. & Johnson, M.P. (2009). The extent of grazing release from epiphytism for Sargassum muticum (Phaeophyceae) within the invaded range.  Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 89: 303-314.

Provan, J., Beatty, G.E., Keating, S.L., Maggs, C.A. & Savidge, G. (2009). High dispersal potential has maintained long-term population stability in the North Atlantic copepod Calanus finmarchicus.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, B, 276: 301307.

Hinojosa, G., Johnson, M.P. & Maggs, C.A. (2008). Like a rolling stone: the mobility of maerl (Corallinaceae) and the neutrality of the associated assemblages.  Ecology, 90(2): 517-28.

Mineur, F., Johnson, M.P. & Maggs, C.A. (2008). Macroalgal introductions by hull fouling on recreational vessels: seaweeds and sailors.  Environmental Management, 42: 667-676.

Kostamo, K., Blomster, J., Korpelainen, H., Kelly, J., Maggs, C.A. & Mineur, F. (2008). New microsatellite markers for Ulva intestinalis (Chlorophyta) and the transferability of markers across species of Ulvaceae.  Phycologia, 580-587.

Maggs, C.A., Castilho, R., Foltz, D., Henzler, C., Jolly, M.T., Kelly, J., Olsen, J., Perez, K.E., Stam, W., Vainola, R., Viard, F. & Wares, J. (2008). Evaluating signatures of glacial refugia for North Atlantic benthic marine taxa.  Ecology, 89: S108-122.

Cho, T-O., Boo, S.M, Hommersand, M. H., Maggs, C.A., McIvor, L. & Fredericq, S. (2008). Gayliella gen. nov., in the tribe Ceramieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological evidence.  Journal of Phycology, 44: 721-738.

Mineur, F., Johnson, M.P. & Maggs, C.A. (2008). Non-indigenous marine macroalgae in native communities: a case study in the British Isles.  Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 88: 693-698.

Provan, J., Wilson, S., Portig, A.A & Maggs, C.A.. (2008). The importance of reproductive strategies in population genetic approaches to conservation:  an example from the marine angiosperm genus ZosteraConservation Genetics, 9: 271-280.

Walsh, P.J., Buchanan, F.J., Dring, M., Maggs, C., Bell, S. & Walker, G.M. (2008). Low-pressure synthesis and characterisation of hydroxyapatite derived from mineralised red algae.  Chemical Engineering Journal, 137: 173179.

Davies, A. J.,  Johnson, M.P. & Maggs, C.A. (2008). Subsidy by Ascophyllum nodosum increases growth rate and survivorship of Patella vulgata.  Marine Ecology Progress Series, 366: 4348.

Provan, J., Booth, D., Todd, N.P., Beatty, G.E. & Maggs, C.A. (2007). Tracking biological invasions in space and time: elucidating the invasive history of the green alga Codium fragile using old DNA.  Diversity and Distributions, 14: 343-354.

Mineur, F., Johnson, M.P., Maggs, C.A., Stegenga, H. (2007). Hull fouling on commercial ships as a vector of macroalgal introduction.  Marine Biology, 151: 1299-1307.

Andreakis, N., Gabriele Procaccini, G., Maggs, C.A. & Kooistra, W.H.C.F. (2007). Phylogeography of the invasive seaweed Asparagopsis (Bonnemaisoniales, Rhodophyta) reveals cryptic diversity.  Molecular Ecology, 16: 2285-2299.

Mineur, F., Thomas Belsher, T., Johnson, M.P., Maggs, C.A. & Verlaque, M. (2007). Experimental assessment of oyster transfers as a vector for macroalgal introductions.  Biological Conservation, 137: 237-247.

Verbruggen, H., Leliaert, F., Maggs, C.A., Shimada, S., Schils, T., Provan, J., Booth, D., Murphy, S., De Clerck, O., Coppejans, E., Littler, D.S. & Littler, M. M. (2007). Species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships within the green algal genus Codium (Bryopsidales) based on plastid DNA sequences.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 44: 240-254.

Davies, A. J.,  Johnson, M.P. & Maggs, C.A . (2007). Limpet grazing and the loss of Ascophyllum canopies on decadal time scales.  Marine Ecology Progress Series, 339: 131-141.

Booth, D., Provan, J. & Maggs, C.A. (2007). Molecular approaches to the study of invasive seaweeds.  Botanica marina 50: 385-396 [Special issue on "Ecology of Seaweed Invasions", ed. C.R. Johnston].

Blake, C., Maggs, C. & Reimer, P. (2007). Use of radiocarbon dating to interpret past environments of maerl beds.  Ciencias Marinas, 33: 385397.

Stokes, K.E., O'Neill, K.P., Montgomery, W.I., Dick, J.T.A., Maggs, C.A. & McDonald, R.A. (2006). The importance of stakeholder engagement in invasive species management: a cross-jurisdictional perspective in Ireland.  Biodiversity and Conservation, 15: 2829-2852.

Barros-Barreto, M.B. de, McIvor, L., Maggs, C.A. & Ferreira, P.G.C. (2006). Molecular systematics of Ceramium and Centroceras (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from Brazil.  Journal of Phycology, 42: 905-921.

Strong, J.A., Dring, M.J & Maggs, C.A. (2006). Colonization and modification of soft substratum habitats by the invasive macroalga Sargassum muticum.  Marine Ecology Progress Series, 321: 87-97.

Johnson, M.P., Maggs, C.A., Bunker, F. & Edwards, M. (2005). Algal epiphytes of Zostera marina: variation in assemblage structure from individual leaves to regional scales.  Aquatic Botany, 82: 12-26.

Provan, J., Wattier, R.A. & Maggs, C.A. (2005). Phylogeographic analysis of the red seaweed Palmaria palmata reveals a Pleistocene marine glacial refugium in the English Channel.  Molecular Ecology, 14: 793-803.

Provan, J., Murphy, S. & Maggs, C.A. (2005). Tracking the invasive history of the green alga Codium fragile subsp tomentosoidesMolecular Ecology, 14: 189-184.

Ní Chualáin, F., Maggs, C.A., Saunders, G. W.  & Guiry, M.D. (2004). The invasive genus Asparagopsis (Bonnemaisoniaceae, Rhodophyta):  molecular systematics, morphology and ecophysiology of Falkenbergia isolates.  Journal of Phycology, 40: 1112-1126.

Provan, J., Murphy, S. & Maggs, C.A. (2004). Universal plastid primers for Chlorophyta and Rhodophyta. European Journal of Phycology, 39: 43-50.

Wilson, S., Blake, C., Berges, J.A. & Maggs, C.A. (2004). Environmental tolerances of free-living coralline algae (maerl): implications for European marine conservation.  Biological Conservation, 120: 283-293.

Blake, C. & Maggs, C.A. (2003). Comparative growth rates and internal banding periodicity of maerl species (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from northern Europe.  Phycologia, 42: 606-612.

Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. and Waaland, J. R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along:  Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera.   European Journal of Phycology, 38: 277-294.

Wilce, R.T., Maggs, C.A. & Sears, J.R. (2003). Waernia mirabilis gen. nov., sp. nov. (Dumontiaceae, Gigartinales): a new non-coralline crustose red alga and its relationship to Gainia and Blinksia.  Journal of Phycology, 39: 1-16

McIvor, L., Maggs, C.A. Guiry, M.D. & Hommersand, M.H. (2002). Phylogenetic analysis of the geographically disjunct genus Osmundea Stackhouse (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Constancea, available at

Blomster, J., Back, S., Fewer, D.P., Kiirikki, M., Lehvo, A., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (2002). Green tide conditions trigger novel morphology in Enteromorpha.  American Journal of Botany, 89: 1756-1763.

Maggs, C.A . & McIvor, L. (2002). rbcL analysis supports the tribe Gymnothamnieae Kajimura (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta).  Cryptogamie algologie, 23: 263-274.

Maggs, C.A., Ward, B.A.,  McIvor, L.M, Evans, C.M., Rueness, J. & Stanhope, M.J. (2002). Molecular taxonomy of fully corticated, non-spiny species of Ceramium (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) in the British Isles.  Phycologia, 41: 409-420.

McIvor, L., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (2002). rbcL sequences indicate a single evolutionary origin of multinucleate cells in the red algal tribe Callithamnieae.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 23: 433-446.

Wattier, R.A. & Maggs, C.A. (2001). Intraspecific variation in seaweeds: the application of new tools and approaches.  Advances in Botanical Research, 35: 171-212.

McIvor, L., Maggs, C.A., Provan, J. & Stanhope, M.J. (2001). rbcL sequences reveal multiple cryptic introductions of the Japanese red alga Polysiphonia harveyi.  Molecular Ecology, 10: 911-919.

Wattier, R.A., Davidson, A.L., Ward, B.A. & Maggs, C.A. (2001).  cpDNA-RFLP in Ceramium (Rhodophyta): intraspecific polymorphism and species-level phylogeny.  American Journal of Botany, 88: 1209-1213.

Nam, K.W., Maggs, C.A., McIvor, L. & Stanhope, M.J. (2000). Taxonomy and phylogeny of Osmundea (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Atlantic Europe. Journal of Phycology, 36: 759-772.

Kim, M.-S., Maggs, C.A., McIvor, L. & Guiry, M.D. (2000). Reappraisal of the type species of Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta).  Eur. J. Phycol., 35: 83-92.

Blomster, J., Hoey, E.M., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (2000). Species-specific oligonucleotide probes for macroalgae: molecular discrimination of two marine fouling species of Enteromorpha (Ulvophyceae).  Molecular Ecology, 9: 177-186.

Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (1999). Extensive intraspecific morphological variation in Enteromorpha muscoides (Chlorophyta) revealed by molecular analysis.  Journal of Phycology, 35: 575-586.

Tan, I.H., Blomster, J., Hansen, G., Leskinen, E., Maggs, C.A., Mann, D.G., Sluiman, H.J. & Stanhope, M.J. (1999). Molecular phylogenetic evidence for a reversible morphogenetic switch controlling the gross morphology of two common genera of green seaweeds, Ulva and Enteromorpha. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 16: 1011-1018.

Maggs, C.A. & Stegenga, H. (1999). Red algal exotics on North Sea coasts.  Helgoland Meeresunters., 52: 243-258.

Maggs, C.A. (1998). Life history variation in Dasya ocellata (Dasyaceae, Rhodophyta).  Phycologia, 37: 100-105.

Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (1998). Molecular and morphological analysis of Enteromorpha intestinalis and E. compressa  (Chlorophyta) in the British Isles.   J. Phycol., 34: 319-340.

Maggs, C.A. (1997). Life history of the rare red alga Tsengia bairdii (= Platoma bairdii) (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) from Scotland.  Cryptogamie, Algologie, 1997 (2): 151-161.

Nelson, W.A. & Maggs, C.A. (1996.) Records of adventive marine algae in New Zealand: Antithamnionella ternifolia, Polysiphonia senticulosa (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) and Striaria attenuata (Dictyosiphonales, Phaeophyta).  New Zealand J. Mar. Freshw. Res., 30: 449-453.

Maggs, C.A. & Ward, B.A. (1996). The genus Pikea (Dumontiaceae, Rhodophyta) in England and the North Pacific: comparative morphological, life-history and molecular studies. J. Phycol., 32: 176-193.

Silva, P.C., Maggs, C.A. & Irvine, L.M. (1995). Proposal to change the listed type of Ptilota C. Agardh, nom. cons. (Rhodophyceae).  Taxon, 44: 415-418.

Nam, K.W., Maggs, C.A. & Garbary, D.J. (1994). Resurrection of the genus Osmundea with an emendation of the generic delineation of Laurencia (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta).  Phycologia, 33: 384-395.

Godin, J., Destombe, C. & Maggs, C.A. (1993). Unusual chromosome number of Gracilaria verrucosa (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) in the Cape Gris-Nez area, Northern France.  Phycologia, 32: 291-294.

Maggs, C.A. & L'Hardy-Halos, M.-T. (1993). Nuclear staining in algal herbarium material: a reappraisal of the holotype of Callithamnion decompositum J. Agardh (Rhodophyta).  Taxon, 42: 521-530.

Maggs, C.A., Douglas, S.E., Fenety, J. & Bird, C.J. (1992). A molecular and morphological analysis of the Gymnogongrus devoniensis complex in the North Atlantic.  J. Phycol., 28: 214-232.

Maggs, C.A., Guiry, M.D. & Rueness, J. (1991) Aglaothamnion priceanum sp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from the North-eastern Atlantic: morphology and life history of parasporangial plants.  Br. phycol. J., 26: 343-352.

L'Hardy-Halos, M.-T. & Maggs, C.A. (1991). A novel life history in Aglaothamnion diaphanum sp. nov. from France and the British Isles.  Phycologia 30: 467-479.

Maggs, C.A. & Rico, J.M. (1991) Karyological evidence of meiosis in Gelidium latifolium (Gelidiaceae, Rhodophyta) from Ireland.  Phycologia 30: 487-494.

Guiry, M.D. & Maggs, C. A. (1991). Antithamnion densum (Suhr) Howe from Clare Island, Ireland: a marine red alga new to the British Isles.  Cryptogamie algol. 12: 189-194.

Parsons, T.J., Maggs, C.A. & Douglas, S.E. (1990). Plastid DNA restriction analysis links the heteromorphic phases of an apomictic red algal life history.  J. Phycol. 26: 495-500.

Maggs, C.A. (1990). Taxonomy of phyllophoroid algae: the implications of life history.  Hydrobiologia, 204/205: 119-124.

Maggs, C.A. & Cheney, D.P. (1990). Competition studies of marine macroalgae in laboratory culture.  J. Phycol. 26: 18-24.

Maggs, C.A. & Pueschel, C.M. (1989). Morphology and development of Ahnfeltia plicata (Rhodophyta): proposal of Ahnfeltiales ord. nov.  J. Phycol.  25: 333-351.

Maggs, C.A., McLachlan, J.L. & Saunders, G.W. (1989). Infrageneric taxonomy of AhnfeltiaJ. Phycol. 25: 351-368.

Saunders, G.W., Maggs, C.A. & McLachlan, J.L. (1989). Life history variation in Rhodophysema elegans (Rhodophyta) from the North Atlantic and crustose Rhodophysema species from the North Pacific.  Can. J. Bot. 67: 2857-2872.

Maggs, C.A. &  Guiry, M.D. (1989). A re-evaluation of the crustose red algal genus Cruoria and the family Cruoriaceae.  Br. phycol. J. 24: 253-269.

Wilce, R.T. & Maggs, C.A. (1989). Reinstatement of the genus Haemescharia (Rhodophyta, Haemeschariacae fam. nov.) for H. polygyna and H. hennedyi comb. nov. (Petrocelis hennedyi).  Can. J. Bot. 67: 1465-1479.

Maggs, C.A. (1989). Erythrodermis allenii Batters in the life history of Phyllophora traillii Holmes ex Batters (Phyllophoraceae, Rhodophyta).  Phycologia, 28: 305-317.

Maggs, C.A. (1988). Intraspecific life history variability in the Florideophycidae (Rhodophyta). Botanica mar., 31: 465-490.

Maggs, C.A. & Guiry, M.D. (1987a). An Atlantic population of Pikea californica (Dumontiaceae, Rhodophyta).  J. Phycol23: 170-176.

Maggs, C.A. & Guiry, M.D. (1987b). Gelidiella calcicola sp. nov. (Rhodophyta) from the British Isles and northern France.  Br. phycol. J. 22: 417-434.