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[17] Duncan, E.M., Arrowsmith, J., Bain, C., Broderick, A.C., Lee, J., Metcalfe, K., Pikesley, S.K., Snape, R.T.E., Sebille, E.V. & Godley, B.J. (2018) The true depth of the Mediterranean plastic problem: Extreme microplastic pollution on marine turtle nesting beaches in Cyprus. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 136, 334 - 340.

[16] Metcalfe, K. Bréheret, N., Chauvet, E., Collins, T., Curran, B.K., Parnell, R.J., Turner, R.A., Witt, M.J. & Godley, B.J. (2018) Using satellite AIS to improve our understanding of shipping and fill gaps in ocean observation data to support marine spatial planning. Journal of Applied Ecology.

[15] Pikesley, S.K., Agamboue, P.D., Asseko, G.M., Bayet, J.P., Bibang, J.N., Bonguno, E.A., Boussamba, F., Broderick, A.C., Coyne, M., Faure, F.E., Fay, J.M., Formia, A., Godley, B.J., Gnandji, M.S., Kema Kema, J.R., Mabert, B.D.K., Manfoumbi, J.C., Metcalfe, K., Minton, G., Nelms, S., Nzegoue, J., Ogandanga, C., Olwina, C.K.K., Otsagha, F., Parnell, R.J., du Plessis, P., Ngouessono, S., Sounguet, G.-P., Wada, M. & White, L., Witt, M.J. (2018) A novel approach to estimate the distribution, density and at-sea risks of a centrally-placed mobile marine vertebrate. Biological Conservation. 221, 246 - 256.


[14] Dawson, T.M., Agamboué, P.D., Formia, A., Godley, B., Metcalfe, K., Asseko, G.M., Boussamba, F., Cardiec, F., Chartrain, E., Doherty, P.D., Fay, J.M., Oliwina C.K., Lambert, F., Mabert, B.D.K., Manfoumbi, J.C., Minton, G., Ndanga, I., Nzegoue, J., du Plessis, P., Sounguet, G.-P., Tilley, D., & Witt, M.J., Maxwell, S.M. (2017) Informing marine protected areas and bycatch mitigation in sea turtles using satellite tracking. Frontiers in Marine Science.

[13] Shwartz, A., Davies, Z.G., Macgregor, N.A., Crick, H.Q.P., Clarke, D., Eigenbrod, F., Gonner, C., Hill, C.T., Knight, A.T., Metcalfe, K., Osborne, P.E., Phalan, B. & Smith, R.J.  (2017) Scaling up from protected areas in England: the value of establishing large conservation areas. Biological Conservation. 212, 279-287.

[12] Long, S., Ffrench-Constant, R., Metcalfe, K. & Witt, M.J. (2017) Have Centuries of Inefficient Fishing Sustained a Wild Oyster Fishery: a Case Study. Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal

[11] Metcalfe, K., Collins, T., Abernethy, K.E., Boumba, R., Dengui, J.C., Miyalou, R., Parnell, R.J., Plummer, K.E., Russell, D.J.F., Safou, G.K., Tilley, D., Turner, R.A., Vanleeuwe, H., Witt, M.J., & Godley, B.J. (2017) Addressing uncertainty in marine resource management; combining communit engagement and tracking technology to characterise human behavior. Conservation Letters. 10 (4), 460-469.


[10] Metcalfe, K., Vaughan, G., Vaz, S. & Smith, R.J. (2015) Spatial, socio-economic and ecological implications of incorporating minimum size constraints in marine protected area network design. Conservation Biology. 29(6), 1615-1625.

[9] Gardner, C.J., Raxworthy, C.J., Metcalfe, K., Raselimanana, A.P., Smith, R.J. & Davies, Z.G. (2015) Comparing methods for prioritising protected areas for investment: A case study using Madagascar’s dry forest reptiles. PLoS ONE 10 (7): e0132803.

[8] Metcalfe, K. Agamboué, P.D., Augowet, E., Boussamba, F., Cardiec, F., Fay, J.M., Formia, A., Kema Kema, J.R., Kouerey, C., Mabert, B.D.K., Maxwell, S.M., Minton, G., Mounguengui Mounguengui, G.A., Moussounda, C., Moukoumou, N., Manfoumbi, J.C., Nguema, A.M., Nzegoue, J., Parnell, R.J., du Plessis, P., Sounguet, G.-P., Tilley, D., Verhage, S., Viljoen, W., White, L., Witt, M.J. & Godley, B.J. (2015) Going the extra mile: Ground-based monitoring of olive ridley turtles reveals Gabon hosts the largest rookery in the Atlantic. Biological Conservation. 190 (8), 14-22.

[7] Metcalfe, K., Vaz, S. Engelhard, G.H., Villanueva, M.C., Smith, R.J. & Mackinson, S. (2015) Evaluating conservation and fisheries management strategies by linking spatial prioritisation software and ecosystem and fisheries modelling tools. Journal of Applied Ecology. 52 (3), 665-674.

[6] Struebig, M.J., Wilting, A., Gaveau, D., Meijaard, E., Smith, R.J., Bornean Mammal Distribution Consortium, Fischer, M., Scharf, A.K., Metcalfe, K. & Kramer-Schadt, S. (2015) Targeted conservation to safeguard a biodiversity hotspot from climate and land-cover change. Current Biology. 25 (3), 372-378.


[5] Metcalfe, K., Roberts, T.M., Smith, R.J. & Harrop. S.R. (2013) Marine conservation science and governance in North-West Europe: conservation planning and international law and policy. Marine Policy, 39 (3), 289-295.

[4] Metcalfe, K., Delavenne, J., Garcia, C., Foveau, A., Dauvin, J.C., Coggan, R., Vaz, S., Harrop, S.R. & Smith, R.J. (2013) Impacts of data quality on the setting of conservation planning targets using the species-area relationship. Diversity and Distributions, 19 (1): 1 – 13.


[3] Veríssimo, D. & Metcalfe, K. (2012) Whaling: quota trading won’t work. Nature. 482 (7384): 162.

[2] Delavenne, J., Metcalfe, K., Smith R.J., Vaz, S., Martin, C.S., Dupuis, L., Coppin, F. & Carpentier, A. (2012) Systematic conservation planning in the eastern English Channel: comparing the Marxan and Zonation decision support tools. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69 (1): 75 – 83.


[1] Metcalfe, K., Ffrench-Constant, R. & Gordon, I. (2010) Sacred Sites as Hotspots for Forest Biodiversity, the Three Sisters Cave Complex in Coastal Kenya. Oryx. 44 (1): 118 – 123.