Publications

P. Andreas Svensson

List of papers, reports and presentations (please email me for reprints)

May 2013

A. Peer reviewed publications

23. van Lieshout, E. Svensson P.A., Wong, B.B.M. 2013. Consequences of paternal care on pectoral fin allometry in a desert-dwelling fish. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67: 513-518.

22. Svensson, P.A., Lehtonen, T.K. & Wong B.B.M. 2012. A high aggression strategy for smaller males. PLoS-ONE. 7: e43121.

21. Guevara-Fiore, P., Svensson, P.A. & Endler, J.A. 2012. Sex as moderator of early life experience: interaction between rearing environment and sexual experience in male guppies. Animal Behaviour, 84: 1023–1029.

20. Lehtonen, T.K., Svensson, P.A., & Wong B.B.M. 2011. Both male and female identity influence variation in male signalling effort. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:233.

19. Symons, N., Svensson P. A. & Wong B B.M. 2011. Do male desert gobies compromise offspring care to attract additional mating opportunities? PLoS-ONE, 6: e20576.

18. Svensson, P.A. & Wong B.B.M. 2011. Carotenoid-based signals in behavioural ecology – a review. Behaviour, 148:131-189.

17. Lehtonen, T.K., Wong, B.B.M., Svensson P.A. & Meyer, A. 2011. Adjustment of brood care behaviour in the absence of a mate in two crater lake cichlids. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 65: 613-619.

16. Svensson, P.A., Lehtonen, T.K. & Wong B.B.M. 2010. The interval between sexual encounters affects male courtship tactics in a desert-dwelling fish. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64: 1967-1970.

15. Nilsson-Sköld, H,  Svensson, P.A. & Zejlon, C. 2010. The capacity for internal colour change is related to body transparency in fishes. Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research, 23: 292-295.

14. Svensson, P.A., Blount, J. D., Forsgren, E. & Amundsen T. 2009. Female ornamentation and egg carotenoids of six sympatric gobies. Journal of Fish Biology 75: 2777-2787.

13. Svensson P.A., Pélabon C, Blount JD, Forsgren E, Bjerkeng B, Amundsen T. 2009. Temporal variability in a multicomponent trait: nuptial coloration of female two-spotted gobies. Behavioral Ecology, 20: 346-353.

12. Mobley, K.B., Amundsen, T, Forsgren, E, Svensson, P.A., Jones, A.G. 2009. Multiple mating and a low incidence of cuckoldry for nest-holding males in the two-spotted goby, Gobiusculus flavescens. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9:6, 10pp.

11. Wong B.B.M. & Svensson, P.A. 2009. Strategic male signalling effort in a desert-dwelling fish. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 63: 543-549.

10. Nilsson-Sköld H, Amundsen T, Svensson P.A, Mayer I, Bjelvenmark J, Forsgren E. 2008. Hormonal regulation of female nuptial coloration in a fish. Hormones and Behavior, 54: 549–556.

9.  Svensson, P.A., Pélabon, C, Blount, J.D., Surai, P.F. and Amundsen, T. 2006. Does female nuptial coloration reflect egg carotenoids and clutch quality in the two-spotted goby (Gobiusculus flavescens, Gobiidae)? Functional Ecology 20: 689-698.

8.  Svensson P.A., Forsgren E., Amundsen T. and Nilsson-Sköld H. 2005. Chromatic interaction between egg pigmentation and skin chromatophores in the nuptial coloration of female two-spotted gobies. Journal of Experimental Biology, 208: 4391-4397.

7.  Eklund, B., Svensson, P.A., Jonsson, C and Malm, T. 2005. Toxic effects of decomposing red algae on littoral organisms. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 62: 621-626.

6.  Barber, I, Walker P & P.A. Svensson. 2004. Behavioural responses to simulated avian predation in three-spined sticklebacks: the effect of experimental Schistocephalus solidus infections. Behaviour, 141: 1425-1440.

5.  Isæus, M, Malm, T, Persson, S and Svensson, A. 2004. Effects of filamentous algae and sediment on recruitment and survival of Fucus serratus (Phaeophyceae) juveniles in the eutrophic Baltic Sea. European Journal of Phycology, 39: 301-307.

4.  Svensson, P.A., Malm T & Engkvist R. 2004. Distribution and host plant preference of Idotea baltica (Pallas) (Crustacea: Isopoda) on shallow rocky shores in the central Baltic Sea. Sarsia 89:1, 1-7.

3.  Barber, I. & Svensson, P.A. 2003. Effects of experimental Schistocephalus solidus infections on growth, morphology and sexual development of female three-spined sticklebacks, Gasterosteus aculeatus. Parasitology, 126: 359-367.

2.  Barber, I. & Svensson, P.A. 2003. Synchrony between parasite development and host behaviour change. Abstract in Journal of Fish Biology, 63 Suppl A: 246.

1.  Svensson, P.A., Barber I. and E. Forsgren. 2000. Shoaling behaviour of the two-spotted goby.Journal of Fish Biology 56, 1477-1487.

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B. Book chapters

1.  Svensson, P. A. & Nilsson Sköld, H. 2011. Skin biopsies as tools to measure fish coloration and color change. In Skin Biopsy (Khopkar, U., ed). 18p. Intech, Vienna, Austria. In press.

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C. Theses and reports

5.  Svensson, P. A. 2006. Female coloration, egg carotenoids and reproductive success: gobies as a model system, PhD Thesis. Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, 106pp.

4.  Engkvist, R., Malm, T., Svensson, A., Asplund, L., Isaeus, I., Kautsky, L., Greger, M. & Lanberg, T. 2001. Macro algal blooms in the central Baltic proper, effects on the economy and the marine ecosystem. Kalmar University report 2001:2, ISSN: 1402-6198, 28pp.

3.  Andersson, J., Dahl, J., Johansson, A., Karås, P., Nilsson, J., Sandström, O. & Svensson, A.. 2000. English title: Recruitment failure and decreasing fish stocks in the coastal areas of Kalmarsund. Swedish Board of Fisheries report 2000:5, 42pp.

2.  Svensson, P. A. 2000. Poor recruitment of perch and pike in the Kalmarsund, Sweden – is it due to a decreased fertility? Project report, Department of Natural Science, Kalmar University, 14pp.

1.  Svensson, P. A. 1999. Shoaling decisions in the two-spotted goby, Gobiusculus flavescens. Masters thesis, Department of Marine Ecology, Gothenburg University, 12pp.

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D. Oral presentations: symposia, seminars, workshops and conferences

40. You study fish WHERE?  - A marine biologist’s adventures in Australia’s dry centre. Biopub  Linnaeus University 2013.

39.  Parasiten som gör sin värd orädd och dumdristig. Reasearcher Grand Prix, Växjö. 2013.

38. Beteenden under ytan – fiskar som modellsystem för evolutionära dilemman. Invited lecture at Station Linné 2013.

37. Something’s fishy ‘bout being orange – carotenoids, signals and evolutionary divergence. Department seminar at Deakin University Australia 2013.

36. Pretty in orange – carotenoid based signals in gobies and guppies. Department seminar at Monash University Australia 2013.

35. Gobies and guppies – models for evolutionary conundrums. Department seminar at Norwegian University for Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway 2012

34. Behaviours down below – fishes as model systems for evolutionary conundrums. Department seminar at Natural Sciences, Linnaues University 2012.

33. Vad rör sig i huvudet på en fisk? Forskarfredag Kalmar, 2012

32. An introduction to R. Workshop at Linnaeus University Sweden, 2012.

31. A high aggression strategy for smaller males. International Society of Behavioral Ecology conference Lund, Sweden 2012.

30. Quantifying ornamental carotenoids in male guppies, Poecilia reticulata. 5th international conference of Poeciliid biologists, Trinidad, 2012.

29. One day R workshop for beginners. Deakin University, 2011.

28. The interval between sexual encounters affect male courtship tactics. Poster at the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour conference, Adelaide, 2011

27. Quest for fish – scientific expeditions to Central Australia in drought and flood. Departmental seminar at Monash University 2010

26. The interval between sexual encounters affect male courtship tactics. Poster at International Society of Behavioural Ecology conference, Perth, 2010

25. Using R for graphics. Workshop at the Australian Centre for Biodiversity, Monash University, 2010

24. The Goby Desert –  studies of fish from Australia’s dry centre. Invited lecture at Australia New Guinea Fish Association, Blackburn, Australia 2009

23. Adaptations and strategies for paternal care in a desert-dwelling fish. Australasian Evolutionary Society Conference, Canberra, 2009

22. Gobies and carotenoids. Invited seminar at International Goby Symposium, Turku, Finland

21. Jumping the bandwagon: Are behavioural ecologists focusing too much on carotenoids? Invited seminar at Melbourne University, 2008

20. Strategic male courtship effort in a desert-dwelling fish. Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour conference, Coffs Harbour, Australia  2008

19. The Gobies Must Be Crazy – fish of the central Australian desert. Guest seminar at Gothenburg University, Sweden 2008

18. The Gobies Must Be Crazy – fish of the central Australian desert. Guest seminar at Kalmar University, Sweden 2008

17. Are behavioural ecologists focusing too much on carotenoids? Departmental seminar at Monash University, 2007

16. Female coloration and beneficial egg carotenoids. Australasian Evolutionary Society Conference, Sydney, 2007

15. Gobies as biomarkers. 2nd Nordic Goby Workshop, Songli, Norway 2006

14. Techniques for incubating and analyzing goby eggs. 2nd Nordic Goby Workshop, Songli, Norway 2006

13. Female coloration and beneficial egg carotenoids. International Society of Behavioral Ecology Conference, Tours, France 2006

12. Are behavioural ecologists right to focus so much attention on carotenoids? Departmental seminar NTNU, Norway 2006

11. Carotenoids and reproductive performance in fish: gobies as a model system. Norwegian Research Council (NFR-MARE) seminar, Oslo, Norway 2004

10. Female two-spotted gobies display egg carotenoid status. 10th Meeting of PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology, Bath, UK 2004

9. Female two-spotted gobies display egg carotenoid status. Ecological & Evolutionary Ethology of Fishes (EEEF) conference, Saudakrokur, Iceland 2004

8. Female two-spotted gobies display egg carotenoid status.Guest seminar. Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Sweden 2004

7. Understanding the colorful belly of the two-spotted goby. Guest lecture in Ethology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway 2004

6. Carotenoids, female ornaments and reproductive success: gobies as a model system. Guest seminar. Department of ecology and evolutionary biology, University of Glasgow, UK 2003

5. Carotenoids and reproduction in fish: gobies as a model system. Guest seminar. Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Sweden 2003

4. Karotenoider och reproduktionsframgång: Tangkutling som modellorganism. Norwegian Research Council  (NFR-MARE) seminar, Bergen, Norway 2002

3. Macro algae blooms: Causes and effects on a coastal ecosystem in the Baltic Sea. Guest seminar, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK 2001

2. Toxic effects of red algae on marine organisms. Algal bloom symposium, Kalmar University, Sweden 2000

1. Shoaling decisions in the two-spotted goby, Gobiusculus flavescens. Dyrssén award lecture at Swedish Society for Marine Sciences (SHF’s Havsforskardagar), Tjärnö, Sweden 2000

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