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Lonsdale, J.A., Gill, A.B., Alliji, K., Birchenough, S.N., Blake, S., Buckley, H., Clarke, C., Clarke, S., Edmonds, N., Fonseca, L. and Goodsir, F., (2022). It Is a Balancing Act: The Interface of Scientific Evidence and Policy in Support of Effective Marine Environmental Management. Sustainability, 14(3), p.1650.

Hutchison, Z. L., Gill, A. B., Sigray, P., He, H., & King, J. W. (2021). A modelling evaluation of electromagnetic fields emitted by buried subsea power cables and encountered by marine animals: Considerations for marine renewable energy development. Renewable Energy, 177, 72-81.


Friedland, K.D., Methratta, E., Gill, A., Gaichas, S., Curtis, T., Adams, E., Morano, J., Crear, D., McManus, C. and Brady, D.C., (2021). Resource occurrence and productivity in existing and proposed wind energy lease areas on the US northeast shelf. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, p.336.

England,J.;Angelopoulos, N.; Cooksley, S.; Dodd, J.; Gill, A.; Gilvear, D.; Johnson, M.; Naura, M.; O’Hare, M.; Tree, A.; et al. (2021). Best Practices for Monitoring and Assessing the Ecological Response to River Restoration. Water, 13, 3352. w13233352

Gill, A.B., Degraer, S., Lipsky, A., Mavraki, N., Methratta, E. and Brabant, R., (2020). Setting the context for offshore wind development effects on fish and fisheries. Oceanography, 33(4), pp.118-127.

Hutchison, Z.L., Gill, A.B., Sigray, P., He, H. and King, J.W. (2020). Anthropogenic electromagnetic fields (EMF) influence the behaviour of bottom-dwelling marine species. Scientific Reports, 10(1), pp.1-15.

Tidbury, H., Taylor, N., van der Molen, J., Garcia, L., Posen, P., Gill, A.B., Lincoln, S., Judd, A. and Hyder, K. (2019). Social network analysis as a tool for marine spatial planning: Impacts of decommissioning on connectivity in the North Sea. Journal of Applied Ecology, 57: 566-577.

Newton, K.C., Gill, A.B. and Kajiura, S.M. (2019). Electroreception in marine fishes: chondrichthyans. Journal of Fish Biology, 95(1), pp.135-154.

Gill, A.B. (2019). The sensory ecology of fishes. Journal of Fish Biology, 95(1), pp.3-4.

Dannheim, J., Bergström, L., Birchenough, S.N., Brzana, R., Boon, A.R., Coolen, J.W., Dauvin, J.C., De Mesel, I., Derweduwen, J., Gill, A.B. and Hutchison, Z.L. (2019). Benthic effects of offshore renewables: identification of knowledge gaps and urgently needed research. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 

Willsteed, E., Birchenough, S.N.R., Gill, A.B. & Jude, S (2018). Structuring cumulative effects assessments to support regional and local marine management and planning obligations. Marine Policy 98:23-32

Causon, P. & Gill, A.B. (2018). Linking ecosystem services with epibenthic biodiversity change following installation of offshore wind farms. Environmental Science & Policy 89:340-347

Fowler, AM, A-M Jørgensen, JC Svendsen, PI Macreadie, DOB Jones, AR Boon, DJ Booth, R Brabant, E Callahan, JT Claisse, TG Dahlgren, S Degraer, QR Dokken, AB Gill, DG Johns, RJ Leewis, HJ Lindeboom, O Linden, R May, AJ Murk, G Ottersen, DM Schroeder, SM Shastri, J Teilmann, V Todd, G Van Hoey, J Vanaverbeke & JWP Coolen (2018). Environmental benefits of leaving offshore infrastructure in the ocean. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. (Online early).

Willsteed, E., Jude, S., Gill, A.B. & Birchenough, S.N.R (2018). Obligations and aspirations: A critical evaluation of offshore wind farm cumulative impact assessments. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 82(3), 2332-2345.

Wilding, T.A., Gill, A.B., Boon, A., Sheehan, E., Dauvin, J-C., Pezy, J-P., O’Beirn, F., Janas, U., Rostin, L. & de Mesel, I. (2017). Turning off the DRIP ('Data-rich, information-poor') - rationalising benthic-related assessments around marine renewable energy developments. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 74, 848-859.


May, R., Gill, A.B., Köppel, J., Langston, R.H.W., Reichenbach, M., Scheidat, M., Smallwood, S., Voigt, C.C., Hüppop, O. & Portman, M. (2017). Future Research Directions to Reconcile Wind Turbine–Wildlife Interactions. In: Köppel J. (eds) Wind Energy and Wildlife Interactions. Springer, Cham.


Zemanova, M.A., Perotto-Baldivieso, H.L., Dickins, E.L., Gill, A.B., Leonard, J.P. and Wester, D.B. (2017). Impact of deforestation on habitat connectivity thresholds for large carnivores in tropical forests. Ecological Processes, 6:21.


Willsteed, E., Gill, A.B., Birchenough, S.N.R. & Jude, S. (2016). Assessing the cumulative environmental effects of marine renewable energy developments: Establishing common ground. Science of The Total Environment, 577, 19–32.


Eaton, L., Sloman, K.A., Wilson, R.W., Gill, A.B. & Harborne, A.R. (2016)., Non-consumptive effects of native and invasive predators on juvenile Caribbean parrotfish. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 99(5), 499-508


Puelles, L.M., Gill, A.B., Osinaga, K. & Perotto-Baldivieso, H.L. (2016). Floodplain fish communities in tropical river systems in Bolivia: Current knowledge and addressing future research challenges. Ecología en Bolivia


Ball, R.A., Oliver, M.K. & Gill, A.B. (2015). Early life sensory ability - Ventilatory Response of Thornback Ray Embryos (Raja clavata), to predator-type electric fields. Developmental Neurobiology, 76(7), 721–729.

Lindeboom, H., Degraer, S., Dannheim, J., Gill, A.B. & Wilhelmsson, D. (2015). Offshore wind park monitoring programmes, lessons learned and recommendations for the future. Hydrobiologia, 756, 169-180.


Kimber, J.A., Sims, D.W., Bellamy, P.H. & Gill, A.B.  (2014). Elasmobranch cognitive ability: using electroreceptive foraging behaviour to demonstrate learning, habituation and memory in a benthic shark. Animal Cognition 17, 55-65.


Gill AB, Bartlett M & Thomsen F. (2012) Potential interactions between diadromous fishes of U.K. conservation importance and the electromagnetic fields and subsea noise from marine renewable energy developments, Journal of Fish Biology, 81 (2), 664-695.


Gill, A.B., Huang, Y., Spencer, J. & Gloyne-Phillips, I. (2012). Electromagnetic Fields emitted by High Voltage Alternating Current Offshore Wind Power Cables and interactions with marine organisms. Institution of Engineering and Technology, IET Electromagnetics in Current and Emerging and Power Systems, University of Liverpool, U.K.


Kimber, J.A., Sims, D.W., Bellamy, P.H. & Gill, A.B.  (2011). The ability of a benthic elasmobranch to discriminate between biological & artificial electric fields. Marine Biology 158, 1-8.


Hopkins, K., Moss & Gill A.B. (2011). Increased ambient temperature alters the parental care behaviour and reproductive success of the three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Environmental Biology of Fishes 90,121–129.


Boehlert, G.W. & Gill, A.B. (2010). Environmental and ecological effects of ocean renewable energy development – a current synthesis. Oceanography 23, 68-81.


Mueller-Blenkle, C., Gill, A.B., McGregor, P. K., Metcalfe, J., Bendall, V., Wood, D., Andersson, M. H., Sigray, P. and Thomsen, F. (2010). Behavioral reactions of cod and sole to playback of pile driving sound. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 128(4), 2331-2331


Kimber, J.A., Sims, D.W., Bellamy, P.H. & Gill, A.B.  (2009). Male-female interactions affect foraging behaviour within groups of small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula). Animal Behaviour 77, 1435-1440


Corlett, R., M Fischer, AB Gill, JP Metzger, AS Pullin, NS Sodhi (2009). Special Issue: Conservation issues in the Brazilian Atlantic forest. Biological Conservation 142 (6), 1137-1251


Mumby, Peter J., Fiorenza Micheli, Craig P. Dahlgren, Steven Y. Litvin, Andrew B.  Gill, Daniel R. Brumbaugh, Kenneth Broad, James N. Sanchirico, Carrie V. Kappel, Alastair R. Harborne, Katherine E. Holmes (2006) Marine Parks Need Sharks? a response. Science 312, 527-528.


Mumby, Peter J., Craig P. Dahlgren, Alastair R. Harborne, Carrie V. Kappel, Fiorenza Micheli, Daniel R. Brumbaugh, Katherine E. Holmes, Judith M. Mendes, Ken Broad, James N. Sanchirico, Kevin Buch, Steve Box, Richard W. Stoffle, Andrew B. Gill (2006). Fishing, Trophic Cascades, and the Process of Grazing on Coral Reefs. Science 311, 98-101.


Gill, A.B. & Kimber, J.A. (2005). The potential for cooperative management of elasmobranchs and offshore renewable energy development in UK waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK. 85, 1075-1081.


Gill, A.B. (2005). Offshore renewable energy - ecological implications of generating electricity in the coastal zone. Journal of Applied Ecology 42: 605-615.


Gill, A.B., & Wilhelmsson, D. (2019). Wildlife and Wind Farms, Conflicts and Solutions Vol. 3 Offshore: Potential effects, Chapter 5: Fish. Ed. Perrow. Permagion Press.


Gill, A.B., Birchenough, S.N.R., Jones, A., Judd, A., Jude, S., Payo Payo, A. and Wilson, B. (in press). Implications for the marine environment of energy extraction in the sea. In: Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning Eds.  Yates and Bradshaw

Jude, S., Gill, A.B., Mauelshagen, C. & Willsteed, E. (2018). Risk and Ocean Energy. In: Ocean Energy, Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies. Eds. Wright, Kerr and Johnson. Routledge.

Gill, A.B., Gloyne-Phillips, I., Kimber, J.A. & Sigray, P. (2014). Marine renewable energy, electromagnetic fields and EM-sensitive animals. In: Humanity and the Sea: marine renewable energy and the interactions with the environment. Eds.  Shields and Payne.

Thomsen, F., Mueller-Blenkle, C., Gill, A.B.., Metcalfe, J., McGregor, P. K., Bendall, V., Andersson, M. H., Sigray, P., and Wood, D. (2012). Effects of pile driving on the behavior of cod and sole. In The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Eds. Popper &. Hawkins (Springer, NewYork), pp.387–388.

Mueller-Blenkle C., Gill, A.B., McGregor, P. K., Andersson, M., Sigray, P., Bendall, V., Metcalfe, J., and Thomsen, F.  (2012) A Novel Field Study Setup to Investigate the Behavior of Fish Related to Sound. In: Popper A.N., Hawkins A. (eds) The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol 730. Springer, New York, NY

Mant, Jenny, Andrew B. Gill, Di Hammond & Martin Janes (2012). Restoration of rivers and floodplains. In: Restoration Ecology: The New Frontier (second edition), Eds. Van Andel and Aronson Wiley-Blackwell.

Gill, A.B. (2011). Removals of the Physical Resources from the Systems: Harvesting Energy. In: Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science, Vol 8, pp. 217–252. Eds. Wolanski and McLusky. Waltham: Academic Press.


Gert Van Hoey, Francois Bastardie, Silvana Birchenough, Annelies De Backer, Andrew Gill, Susan De Koning, S Hodgson, S Mangi Chai, Josien Steenbergen, Emma Termeer, Sander Van den Burg, Niels Hintzen (2021). Overview of the effects of offshore wind farms on fisheries and aquaculture. Publisher European Union. 

Hutchison, Z. L., P. Sigray, H. He, A. B. Gill, J. King, and C. Gibson, (2018). Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Impacts on Elasmobranch (shark, rays, and skates) and American Lobster Movement and Migration from Direct Current Cables. Sterling (VA): U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. OCS Study BOEM 2018-003


Copping, A., Sather, N., Hanna, L., Whiting, J., Zydlewski, G., Staines, G., Gill, A.B.., Hutchison, I., O'Hagan, A., Simas, T., Bald, J., Sparling, C., Wood, J., Masden, E. (2016). Annex IV 2016 State of the Science Report: Environmental Effects of Marine Renewable Energy Development Around the World. pp 224.

Thomsen, F., Gill, A.B., Kosecka, M., Andersson, M.H., Andre M., Degraer, S., Folegot T., Gabriel, J., Judd, A., Neumann, T., Norro, A., Risch D., Sigray, P., Wood, D., Wilson, B. (2015). Study of the environmental impacts of noise, vibrations and electromagnetic emissions from marine renewables – Final Report to European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. RTD-K3-2012-MRE.

Brewer, T.R., Mant, J., Harris, J. Gill, AB., Shaw, H., Burgess P.J., Farewell, T. (2014).  Improving the River Lea in Luton for the local economy, society and environment.  Final Report to Defra.  Cranfield University March 2014.  51 pp.

Gill, AB., Jude, S., Prpich, G., Maulshagen, C. & Queen, A. (2012). Review of environmental risk and uncertainty for supporting policy development and decision making for the marine renewable energy sector. NERC Marine Renewable Energy Knowledge Exchange (MREKE).

Normandeau, Exponent, T. Tricas, and A. Gill. (2011). Effects of EMFs from Undersea Power Cables on Elasmobranchs and Other Marine Species. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement, Pacific OCS Region, Camarillo, CA. OCS Study BOEMRE 2011-09.

Gill, A.B. & Bartlett, M. (2010). Literature review on the potential effects of electromagnetic fields and subsea noise from marine renewable energy developments on Atlantic salmon, sea trout and European eel. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No.401.                                                                                                           

Mueller-Blenkle, C., McGregor, P.K., Gill, A.B., Andersson, M.H., Metcalfe, J., Bendall, V., Sigray, P., Wood, D.T. & Thomsen, F. (2010) Effects of Pile-driving Noise on the Behaviour of Marine Fish. COWRIE Ref: Fish 06-08, Technical Report.

Gill, A.B., Huang, Y., Gloyne-Phillips, I., Metcalfe, J., Quayle, V., Spencer, J. & Wearmouth, V. (2009). COWRIE 2.0 Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Phase 2: EMF-sensitive fish response to EM emissions from sub-sea electricity cables of the type used by the offshore renewable energy industry. COWRIE Ltd (project reference COWRIE-EMF-1-06).

Gill, A.B., Truckell, I. & Mant, J. (2009). North Norfolk Migratory Trout Fishery Habitat Restoration Monitoring Guidance – River Stiffkey. Environment Agency.

Gill, A.B., Truckell, I. & Mant, J. (2008). Pre and Post-project monitoring design for Environment Agency Migratory Trout Fishery Habitat Restoration Work – Plumpton Mill Stream. Environment Agency.

Popular media

Gill, A.B. & Ball, R.A. (2014). Shark. BBC Bristol Documentary Series for 2015

Gill, A.B. & Ball, R.A. (2013). Easter Eggs live, Channel 4 TV.

Gill, A.B. (2005). Elasmobranch Eyes. BBC Wildlife Magazine (Autumn).

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