20 representative publications

  1. WILLIAMS, G.A. 1990. The ecologies of the flat periwinles, Littorina obtusata (L.) and L. mariae Sacchi et
    Rastelli. Field Studies 7: 469-482.

  2. WILLIAMS, G.A. 1993. Seasonal variation in algal species richness and abundance in the presence of molluscan
    herbivores on a tropical rocky shore. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 167: 261-275.

  3. WILLIAMS, G.A. & MORRITT, D. 1995. Habitat partitioning and thermal tolerance in a tropical limpet, Cellana
    on a tropical rocky shores. Marine Ecology Progress Series 124: 89-103.

  4. KAEHLER, S. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 1996. Distribution of algae on tropical rocky shores: spatial and temporal
    patterns of non-coralline encrusting algae in Hong Kong. Marine Biology 125: 177-187.

  5. KENNISH, R. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 1997. Feeding preferences of the herbivorous crab Grapsus albolineatus:
    the differential influence of algal nutrient content and morphology. Marine Ecology Progress Series 147: 87-95.

  6. NAGARKAR, S. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 1999. Cyanobacteria dominated epilithic biofilms: spatial and temporal
    variation on semi-exposed tropical rocky shores. Phycologia 38: 385-393.

  7. WILLIAMS, G.A., DAVIES, M.S. & NAGARKAR, S. 2000. Primary succession on a seasonal tropical
    rocky shore: the relative roles of spatial heterogeneity and herbivory. Marine Ecology Progress Series 203: 81-94.

  8. HUTCHINSON, N. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 2003. Disturbance and subsequent recovery of mid-shore assemblages
    on seasonal, tropical, rocky shores. Marine Ecology Progress Series 249: 25-38.

  9. WILLIAMS, G.A., De PIRRO, M., LEUNG, K.M.Y. & MORRITT, D. 2005. Physiological responses to heat
    stress in a tropical limpet, Cellana grata: the benefits of mushrooming behaviour. Marine Ecology Progress Series
    292: 213-224.

  10. NG, J.S.S & WILLIAMS, G.A. 2006. Intraspecific variation in foraging behaviour: the influence of shore height on
    temporal organization of activity in the chiton Acanthopleura japonica. Marine Ecology Progress Series 321:

  11. WAI, T.K. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 2006. Effect of grazing on coralline algae in seasonal, tropical low-shore rock
    pools: spatio-temporal variation in primary settlement and persistence. Marine Ecology Progress Series 326: 99-

  12. CHAN, B.K.K., MORRITT, D., De PIRRO, M, LEUNG, K.M.Y. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 2006. Summer
    mortality: impacts on the distribution and abundance of the barnacle Tetraclita japonica on tropical shores. Marine
    Ecology Progress Series
    328: 195-204.

  13. MORRITT, D., LEUNG, K.M.Y., De PIRRO, M., YAU, C., WAI, T.C. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 2007.
    Responses of the limpet, Cellana grata, to hypo-osmotic stress during simulated tropical, monsoon rains. Journal
    of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
    352: 78-88.

    2008. Population differentiation in the barnacle Chthamalus malayensis: postglacial colonization and recent
    connectivity across the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Marine Ecology Progress Series 364: 107-118.

  15. WAI, T.C., NG, J.S.S., LEUNG K.M.Y., DUDGEON, D. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 2008. The source and fate of
    organic matter and the significance of detrital pathways in a tropical coastal ecosystem. Limnology and
    53: 1479-1462.

  16. FIRTH, L.B. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 2009. The influence of multiple environmental stressors on the limpet Cellana
    during the summer monsoon season in Hong Kong. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and
    375: 70-75.

  17. MARSHALL, D.J, McQUAID, C.D. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 2010. Non-climatic thermal adaption: implications for
    species' responses to climate warming.. Biology Letters7: 669-673.

  18. GRAY, D.R. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 2010. Knowing when to stop: rhythms of locomotor activity in the high-shore
    limpet Cellana grata Gould. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 391: 125-130.

    T.Y. & MORRITT, D.
    2011. Come rain or shine: the combined effects of physical stresses on physiological and
    protein-level responses of an intertidal limpet in the monsoonal tropics. Functional Ecology 25: 101-110.

  20. DONG, Y.W. & WILLIAMS, G.A. 2011. Variations in cardiac performance and heat-shock protein expression
    to thermal stress in two differently zoned limpets on a tropical rocky shore. Marine Biology (In press).

Books and invited reviews

  1. WILLIAMS, G.A. & SEED, R. 1992. Interactions between macrofaunal epiphytes and their host algae. In: Plant-
    Animal Interactions in the Marine Benthos
    ( eds John, D.M., Hawkin, S.J. & Price, J.H.), Chapter 9,
    Systematics Association Special Volume No. 46, pp. 189-211.

  2. WILLIAMS, G.A. 2003. Hong Kong Field Guides (1) Rocky Shore ( ed Caley, K.J.), Wan Li Books Ltd.

  3. WILLIAMS, G.A. & LITTLE, C. 2007. Foraging behaviour. In: The Encyclopedia of the Rocky Intertidal (eds
    Denny, M. & Gaines, S.), California University Press, pp. 239-242.

  4. LITTLE, C., WILLIAMS, G.A. & TROWBRIDGE, C. 2009. The Biology of Rocky Shore 2nd edition, The
    biology of habitats series: Oxford University Press.


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