Natural history footage provides new reef fish biodiversity information for a pristine but rarely visited archipelago.

Abstract:

:There remain parts of our planet that are seldom visited by humans, let alone scientists. In such locations, crowd-sourced or citizen scientist data can be critical in describing biodiversity and detecting change. Rangitāhua, the Kermadec Islands, are 750 km from the nearest human-habitation. Although our knowledge of this near pristine location has increased with recent biodiversity expeditions, we still lack comprehensive understanding of the marine biodiversity surrounding the islands. In 2015, professional underwater videographers were commissioned to produce a nature documentary focused on Rangitāhua's reefs. We strategically surveyed the raw documentary video and examined how biodiversity estimates differed from traditional scientific surveys. We uncovered three new fish species records for Rangitāhua, extending the known distribution for each species, two of which are also new records for New Zealand waters. Comparison of documentary video footage with scientific survey methods showed that estimates of reef fish species richness from the documentary video were similar to stationary surveys, but lower than non-stationary surveys. Moreover, all survey methods, including documentary video, captured different fish assemblages, reflecting each method's particular bias. Overall, we provide a proof-of-concept for how collaborations between scientists and professional natural historians, such as videographers and photographers, can provide valuable biodiversity information.

journal_name

Sci Rep

journal_title

Scientific reports

authors

Liggins L,Sweatman JA,Trnski T,Duffy CAJ,Eddy TD,Aguirre JD

doi

10.1038/s41598-020-60136-w

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2020-02-21 00:00:00

pages

3159

issue

1

issn

2045-2322

pii

10.1038/s41598-020-60136-w

journal_volume

10

pub_type

杂志文章
  • Growth hormone secretagogues hexarelin and JMV2894 protect skeletal muscle from mitochondrial damages in a rat model of cisplatin-induced cachexia.

    abstract::Chemotherapy can cause cachexia, which consists of weight loss associated with muscle atrophy. The exact mechanisms underlying this skeletal muscle toxicity are largely unknown and co-therapies to attenuate chemotherapy-induced side effects are lacking. By using a rat model of cisplatin-induced cachexia, we here chara...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-017-13504-y

    authors: Sirago G,Conte E,Fracasso F,Cormio A,Fehrentz JA,Martinez J,Musicco C,Camerino GM,Fonzino A,Rizzi L,Torsello A,Lezza AMS,Liantonio A,Cantatore P,Pesce V

    更新日期:2017-10-12 00:00:00

  • Comparisons of conventional and novel anthropometric obesity indices to predict metabolic syndrome among vegetarians in Malaysia.

    abstract::Our study aimed to compare the ability of anthropometric obesity indices to predict MetS and to determine the sex-specific optimal cut-off values for MetS among Malaysian vegetarians. Body weight, height, waist circumference (WC), blood pressure (BP), fasting venous blood sample were collected from 273 vegetarians in ...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-020-78035-5

    authors: Ching YK,Chin YS,Appukutty M,Gan WY,Chan YM

    更新日期:2020-11-30 00:00:00

  • Encoding of frequency-modulation (FM) rates in human auditory cortex.

    abstract::Frequency-modulated sounds play an important role in our daily social life. However, it currently remains unclear whether frequency modulation rates affect neural activity in the human auditory cortex. In the present study, using magnetoencephalography, we investigated the auditory evoked N1m and sustained field respo...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/srep18143

    authors: Okamoto H,Kakigi R

    更新日期:2015-12-14 00:00:00

  • Remodelling of the hepatic epigenetic landscape of glucose-intolerant rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) by nutritional status and dietary carbohydrates.

    abstract::The rainbow trout, a carnivorous fish, displays a 'glucose-intolerant' phenotype revealed by persistent hyperglycaemia when fed a high carbohydrate diet (HighCHO). Epigenetics refers to heritable changes in gene activity and is closely related to environmental changes and thus to metabolism adjustments governed by nut...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/srep32187

    authors: Marandel L,Lepais O,Arbenoits E,Véron V,Dias K,Zion M,Panserat S

    更新日期:2016-08-26 00:00:00

  • A Fluorometric Method of Measuring Carboxypeptidase Activities for Angiotensin II and Apelin-13.

    abstract::Degradation of the biologically potent octapeptide angiotensin Ang II-(1-8) is mediated by the activities of several peptidases. The conversion of Ang II to the septapeptide Ang-(1-7) is of particular interest as the latter also confers organ protection. The conversion is catalyzed by angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 a...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/srep45473

    authors: Liu P,Wysocki J,Serfozo P,Ye M,Souma T,Batlle D,Jin J

    更新日期:2017-04-05 00:00:00

  • BODIPY-cholesterol can be reliably used to monitor cholesterol efflux from capacitating mammalian spermatozoa.

    abstract::Capacitation is the final maturation step spermatozoa undergo prior to fertilisation. The efflux of cholesterol from the sperm membrane to the extracellular environment is a crucial step during capacitation but current methods to quantify this process are suboptimal. In this study, we validate the use of a BODIPY-chol...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-019-45831-7

    authors: Bernecic NC,Zhang M,Gadella BM,Brouwers JFHM,Jansen JWA,Arkesteijn GJA,de Graaf SP,Leahy T

    更新日期:2019-07-08 00:00:00

  • Anticancer potentiality of lignan rich fraction of six Flaxseed cultivars.

    abstract::The objective of our study is to highlight the therapeutic effect and mechanism of action by which purified Flaxseed hydrolysate (PFH) which is a lignan rich fraction exerts its anticancer activity on a human breast cancer cell line (T47D) and in mice bearing tumor. HPLC analysis of PFH of six flaxseed cultivars had s...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18944-0

    authors: Ezzat SM,Shouman SA,Elkhoely A,Attia YM,Elsesy MS,El Senousy AS,Choucry MA,El Gayed SH,El Sayed AA,Sattar EA,El Tanbouly N

    更新日期:2018-01-11 00:00:00

  • TiO2 Nanoribbons/Carbon Nanotubes Composite with Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity; Fabrication, Characterization, and Application.

    abstract::TiO2 nanoribbons (TiO2 NRs) loaded with FeCo-Al2O3 catalyst were synthesized and used as a precursor in the synthesis of TiO2 nanoribbons/carbon nanotubes (TiO2 NRs/CNTs) composite by a chemical vapor deposition (CVD) method. TiO2 NRs and TiO2 NRs/CNTs composite were characterized by XRD, FT-IR, TEM, SEM, EDX and UV-V...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-018-19172-w

    authors: Shaban M,Ashraf AM,Abukhadra MR

    更新日期:2018-01-15 00:00:00

  • Increased long-term health risks attributable to select volatile organic compounds in residential indoor air in southeast Louisiana.

    abstract::Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) represent a broad class of chemicals, many of which can be found in indoor air including residential indoor air. VOCs derive from a variety of sources including cleaning products, cooking practices, fragrances and fresheners, hobbies and at-home work behaviors. This study examined res...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-020-78756-7

    authors: Wickliffe JK,Stock TH,Howard JL,Frahm E,Simon-Friedt BR,Montgomery K,Wilson MJ,Lichtveld MY,Harville E

    更新日期:2020-12-10 00:00:00

  • RNA sequencing of cancer reveals novel splicing alterations.

    abstract::Breast cancer transcriptome acquires a myriad of regulation changes, and splicing is critical for the cell to "tailor-make" specific functional transcripts. We systematically revealed splicing signatures of the three most common types of breast tumors using RNA sequencing: TNBC, non-TNBC and HER2-positive breast cance...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/srep01689

    authors: Eswaran J,Horvath A,Godbole S,Reddy SD,Mudvari P,Ohshiro K,Cyanam D,Nair S,Fuqua SA,Polyak K,Florea LD,Kumar R

    更新日期:2013-01-01 00:00:00

  • Biofunctionalization of Selenium Nanoparticle with Dictyophora Indusiata Polysaccharide and Its Antiproliferative Activity through Death-Receptor and Mitochondria-Mediated Apoptotic Pathways.

    abstract::Bio-functionalized nanoparticles with semiconducting/metallic core encapsulated in a bio- or bio-derived materials are promising for applications in biology and especially in cancer diagnostic and healing. In this report, we report a facile, single-step, first-time synthesis and in-situ functionalization strategy for ...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/srep18629

    authors: Liao W,Yu Z,Lin Z,Lei Z,Ning Z,Regenstein JM,Yang J,Ren J

    更新日期:2015-12-21 00:00:00

  • Musical pitch classes have rainbow hues in pitch class-color synesthesia.

    abstract::Synesthesia, an anomalous blending of senses in which stimulation of one sensory modality produces sensation in a different modality, provides a unique opportunity to study how multimodal information is represented in the human brain. We investigated how pitch classes (do, re, mi, etc.) are associated with the three d...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18150-y

    authors: Itoh K,Sakata H,Kwee IL,Nakada T

    更新日期:2017-12-19 00:00:00

  • Step-wise endoscopic approach to palliative bilateral biliary drainage for unresectable advanced malignant hilar obstruction.

    abstract::The ideal type of stent utilized at index endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in management of malignant hilar obstruction (MHO) remains unclear. We aimed to determine the ideal stent choice in patients with MHO. In this retrospective study, patients with unresectable MHO were separated into the plas...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-019-48384-x

    authors: Choi JH,Lee SH,You MS,Shin BS,Choi YH,Kang J,Jang S,Paik WH,Ryu JK,Kim YT

    更新日期:2019-09-13 00:00:00

  • Monocyte adhesion to atherosclerotic matrix proteins is enhanced by Asn-Gly-Arg deamidation.

    abstract::Atherosclerosis arises from leukocyte infiltration and thickening of the artery walls and constitutes a major component of vascular disease pathology, but the molecular events underpinning this process are not fully understood. Proteins containing an Asn-Gly-Arg (NGR) motif readily undergo deamidation of asparagine to...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-017-06202-2

    authors: Dutta B,Park JE,Kumar S,Hao P,Gallart-Palau X,Serra A,Ren Y,Sorokin V,Lee CN,Ho HH,de Kleijn D,Sze SK

    更新日期:2017-07-18 00:00:00

  • Progress towards non-invasive diagnosis and follow-up of celiac disease in children; a prospective multicentre study to the usefulness of plasma I-FABP.

    abstract::This prospective study investigates whether measurement of plasma intestinal-fatty acid binding protein (I-FABP), a sensitive marker for small intestinal epithelial damage, improves non-invasive diagnosing of celiac disease (CD), and whether I-FABP levels are useful to evaluate mucosal healing in patients on a gluten-...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章,多中心研究

    doi:10.1038/s41598-017-07242-4

    authors: Adriaanse MPM,Mubarak A,Riedl RG,Ten Kate FJW,Damoiseaux JGMC,Buurman WA,Houwen RHJ,Vreugdenhil ACE,Celiac Disease Study Group.

    更新日期:2017-08-17 00:00:00

  • Quantification of cyanobacterial cells via a novel imaging-driven technique with an integrated fluorescence signature.

    abstract::A novel imaging-driven technique with an integrated fluorescence signature to enable automated enumeration of two species of cyanobacteria and an alga of somewhat similar morphology to one of the cyanobacteria is presented to demonstrate proof-of-concept that high accuracy, imaging-based, rapid water quality analysis ...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-018-27406-0

    authors: Jin C,Mesquita MMF,Deglint JL,Emelko MB,Wong A

    更新日期:2018-06-13 00:00:00

  • Initial evenness determines diversity and cell density dynamics in synthetic microbial ecosystems.

    abstract::The effect of initial evenness on the temporal trajectory of synthetic communities in comprehensive, low-volume microcosm studies remains unknown. We used flow cytometric fingerprinting and 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing to assess the impact of time on community structure in one hundred synthetic ecosystems of fixe...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18668-1

    authors: Ehsani E,Hernandez-Sanabria E,Kerckhof FM,Props R,Vilchez-Vargas R,Vital M,Pieper DH,Boon N

    更新日期:2018-01-10 00:00:00

  • Enoxacin and bis-enoxacin stimulate 4T1 murine breast cancer cells to release extracellular vesicles that inhibit osteoclastogenesis.

    abstract::Enoxacin and its bone-seeking bisphosphonate derivative, bis-enoxacin, have recently captured attention as potential therapeutic agents for the treatment of cancer and bone disease. No differences in growth or survival of 4T1 murine breast cancer cells were detected at a concentration of 50 µM of enoxacin or bis-enoxa...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-018-34698-9

    authors: Vracar TC,Zuo J,Park J,Azer D,Mikhael C,Holliday SA,Holsey D,Han G,VonMoss L,Neubert JK,Rody WJ Jr,Chan EKL,Holliday LS

    更新日期:2018-11-01 00:00:00

  • Orientation-distribution mapping of polycrystalline materials by Raman microspectroscopy.

    abstract::Raman microspectroscopy provides the means to obtain local orientations on polycrystalline materials at the submicrometer level. The present work demonstrates how orientation-distribution maps composed of Raman intensity distributions can be acquired on large areas of several hundreds of square micrometers. A polycrys...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/srep18410

    authors: Schmid T,Schäfer N,Levcenko S,Rissom T,Abou-Ras D

    更新日期:2015-12-17 00:00:00

  • Inhibition of Lysyl Oxidases Improves Drug Diffusion and Increases Efficacy of Cytotoxic Treatment in 3D Tumor Models.

    abstract::Tumors are characterized by a rigid, highly cross-linked extracellular matrix (ECM), which impedes homogeneous drug distribution and potentially protects malignant cells from exposure to therapeutics. Lysyl oxidases are major contributors to tissue stiffness and the elevated expression of these enzymes observed in mos...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/srep17576

    authors: Schütze F,Röhrig F,Vorlová S,Gätzner S,Kuhn A,Ergün S,Henke E

    更新日期:2015-12-01 00:00:00

  • Prospective Validation of an Ex Vivo, Patient-Derived 3D Spheroid Model for Response Predictions in Newly Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer.

    abstract::Although 70-80% of newly diagnosed ovarian cancer patients respond to first-line therapy, almost all relapse and five-year survival remains below 50%. One strategy to increase five-year survival is prolonging time to relapse by improving first-line therapy response. However, no biomarker today can accurately predict i...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-019-47578-7

    authors: Shuford S,Wilhelm C,Rayner M,Elrod A,Millard M,Mattingly C,Lotstein A,Smith AM,Guo QJ,O'Donnell L,Elder J,Puls L,Weroha SJ,Hou X,Zanfagnin V,Nick A,Stany MP,Maxwell GL,Conrads T,Sood AK,Orr D,Holmes LM,Gevaert

    更新日期:2019-08-01 00:00:00

  • Adult, intensively socialized wolves show features of attachment behaviour to their handler.

    abstract::Dogs' attachment towards humans might be the core of their social skillset, yet the origins of their ability to build such a bond are still unclear. Here we show that adult, hand-reared wolves, similarly to dogs, form individualized relationship with their handler. During separation from their handler, wolves, much li...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-020-74325-0

    authors: Lenkei R,Újváry D,Bakos V,Faragó T

    更新日期:2020-10-14 00:00:00

  • Identification and functional analysis of the ICK gene family in maize.

    abstract::Inhibitors of cyclin-dependent kinases (ICKs) are key regulators of cyclin-dependent kinase activities and cell division. Herein, we identified eight ICKs in maize, which we named Zeama;ICKs (ZmICKs). Primary sequencing and phylogenetic analyses were used to divide the ZmICK family into two classes: group B and group ...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/srep43818

    authors: Xiao Q,Zhang C,Li H,Wei B,Wang Y,Huang H,Li Y,Yu G,Liu H,Zhang J,Liu Y,Hu Y,Huang Y

    更新日期:2017-03-06 00:00:00

  • Biogenic synthesis of AgNPs employing Terminalia arjuna leaf extract and its efficacy towards catalytic degradation of organic dyes.

    abstract::In the present work, we demonstrated the biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) by highly stable, economic and eco-friendly method using leaf extract of Terminalia arjuna (T. arjuna) and employing as a catalyst for the degradation of methyl orange (MO), methylene blue (MB), congo red (CR) and 4- nitrophenol (4-N...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-020-66851-8

    authors: Raj S,Singh H,Trivedi R,Soni V

    更新日期:2020-06-15 00:00:00

  • Decadal variability in the occurrence of wintertime haze in central eastern China tied to the Pacific Decadal Oscillation.

    abstract::Haze is a serious issue in China with increasing concerns, and understanding the factors driving decadal-scale variations in haze occurrence is relevant for government policymaking. Using a comprehensive observational haze dataset, we demonstrate notable decadal fluctuations in the number of haze days (HD) during wint...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/srep27424

    authors: Zhao S,Li J,Sun C

    更新日期:2016-06-10 00:00:00

  • Transcriptional analysis identifies potential biomarkers and molecular regulators in pneumonia and COPD exacerbation.

    abstract::Lower respiratory infections, such as community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) rank among the most frequent causes of death worldwide. Improved diagnostics and profound pathophysiological insights are urgent clinical needs. In our cohort, we analysed transcriptional networks...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-019-57108-0

    authors: Bertrams W,Griss K,Han M,Seidel K,Klemmer A,Sittka-Stark A,Hippenstiel S,Suttorp N,Finkernagel F,Wilhelm J,Greulich T,Vogelmeier CF,Vera J,Schmeck B

    更新日期:2020-01-14 00:00:00

  • Polychlorinated biphenyls target Notch/Dll and VEGF R2 in the mouse placenta and human trophoblast cell lines for their anti-angiogenic effects.

    abstract::The intrauterine environment is particularly vulnerable to environmental exposures. We previously established a mouse model that provided evidence for pregnancy complications and placental anti-angiogenesis in response to Aroclor 1254 (A-1254), a mixture of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Importantly, these effects ...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/srep39885

    authors: Kalkunte S,Huang Z,Lippe E,Kumar S,Robertson LW,Sharma S

    更新日期:2017-01-10 00:00:00

  • Balancing Speed and Coverage by Sequential Seeding in Complex Networks.

    abstract::Information spreading in complex networks is often modeled as diffusing information with certain probability from nodes that possess it to their neighbors that do not. Information cascades are triggered when the activation of a set of initial nodes - seeds - results in diffusion to large number of nodes. Here, several...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-017-00937-8

    authors: Jankowski J,Bródka P,Kazienko P,Szymanski BK,Michalski R,Kajdanowicz T

    更新日期:2017-04-18 00:00:00

  • Analysis of extracellular vesicles generated from monocytes under conditions of lytic cell death.

    abstract::Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are an important class of membrane-bound structures that have been widely investigated for their roles in intercellular communication in the contexts of tumor progression, vascular function, immunity and regenerative medicine. Much of the current knowledge on the functions of EVs pertains ...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-019-44021-9

    authors: Baxter AA,Phan TK,Hanssen E,Liem M,Hulett MD,Mathivanan S,Poon IKH

    更新日期:2019-05-17 00:00:00

  • Novel oestrogen receptor β-selective ligand reduces obesity and depressive-like behaviour in ovariectomized mice.

    abstract::Hormonal changes due to menopause can cause various health problems including weight gain and depressive symptoms. Multiple lines of evidence indicate that oestrogen receptors (ERs) play a major role in postmenopausal obesity and depression. However, little is known regarding the ER subtype-specific effects on obesity...

    journal_title:Scientific reports

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1038/s41598-017-04946-5

    authors: Sasayama D,Sugiyama N,Yonekubo S,Pawlak A,Murasawa H,Nakamura M,Hayashi M,Ogawa T,Moro M,Washizuka S,Amano N,Hongo K,Ohnota H

    更新日期:2017-07-05 00:00:00