Publications

2015

Braeckman, U.; Provoost, P.; Sabbe, K.; Soetaert, K.; Middelburg, J.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2015). Temporal dynamics in a shallow coastal benthic food web: Insights from fatty acid biomarkers and their stable isotopes. Mar. Environ. Res. 108: 55-68. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.marenvres.2015.04.010

Vansteenbrugge, L.; Ampe, B.; De Troch, M.; Vincx, M.; Hostens, K. (2015). On the distribution and population dynamics of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in the Belgian part of the North Sea and Westerschelde estuary. Mar. Environ. Res. 110: 33-44. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.marenvres.2015.07.011

Cnudde, C.; Moens, T.; Werbrouck, E.; Lepoint, G.; Van Gansbeke, D.; De Troch, M. (2015). Trophodynamics of estuarine intertidal harpacticoid copepods based on stable isotope composition and fatty acid profiles. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 524: 225-239. hdl.handle.net/10.3354/meps11161

Vansteenbrugge, L.; Van Regenmortel, T.; De Troch, M.; Vincx, M.; Hostens, K. (2015). Gelatinous zooplankton in the Belgian part of the North Sea and the adjacent Schelde estuary: spatio-temporal distribution patterns and population dynamics. J. Sea Res. 97: 28-39. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.seares.2014.12.008

De Meester, N.; Derycke, S.; Rigaux, A.; Moens, T. (2015). Temperature and salinity induce differential responses in life histories of cryptic nematode species. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 472: 54-62. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.jembe.2015.07.002

Wong, J.X.W.; Van Colen, C.; Airoldi, L. (2015). Nutrient levels modify saltmarsh responses to increased inundation in different soil types. Mar. Environ. Res. 104: 37–46. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.marenvres.2014.12.003

De Meester, N.; dos Santos, G.A.P.; Rigaux, A.; Valdes, Y.; Derycke, S.; Moens, T. (2015). Daily temperature fluctuations alter interactions between closely related species of marine nematodes. PLoS One 10(7): e0131625. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0131625

Yazdani Foshtomi, M.; Braeckman, U.; Derycke, S.; Sapp, M.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Sabbe, K.; Willems, A.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2015). The link between microbial diversity and nitrogen cycling in marine sediments is modulated by macrofaunal bioturbation. PLoS One 10(6): e0130116. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0130116

De Smet, B.; D'Hondt, A.-S.; Verhelst, P.; Fournier, J.; Godet, L.; Desroy, N.; Rabaut, M.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2015). Biogenic reefs affect multiple components of intertidal soft-bottom benthic assemblages: the Lanice conchilega case study. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 152: 44–55. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.ecss.2014.11.002

Zeppilli, D.; Vanreusel, A.; Pradillon, F.; Fuchs, S.; Mandon, P.; James, T.; Sarrazin, J. (2015). Rapid colonisation by nematodes on organic and inorganic substrata deployed at the deep-sea Lucky Strike hydrothermal vent field (Mid-Atlantic Ridge). Mar. Biodiv. 45(3): 489-504. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s12526-015-0348-2

Bernhard, J.M.; Morrison, C.R.; Pape, E.; Beaudoin, D.J.; Todaro, M.A.; Pachiadaki, M.G.; Kormas, K.A.; Edgcomb, V.P. (2015). Metazoans of redoxcline sediments in Mediterranean deep-sea hypersaline anoxic basins. BMC Biology 13. dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12915-015-0213-6

De Smet, B.; Fournier, J.; De Troch, M.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2015). Integrating ecosystem engineering and food web ecology: testing the effect of biogenic reefs on the food web of a soft-bottom intertidal area. PLoS One 10(10): e0140857. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0140857

Zeppilli, D.; Sarrazin, J.; Leduc, D.; Martinéz Arbizu, P.; Fontaneto, D.; Fontanier, C.; Gooday, A.J.; Kristensen, R.M.; Ivanenko, V.N.; Sørensen, M.V.; Vanreusel, A.; Thébault, J.; Mea, M.; Allio, N.; Andro, T.; Arvigo, A.; Castrec, J.; Danielo, M.; Foulon, V.; Fumeron, R.; Hermabessiere, L.; Hulot, V.; James, T.; Langonne-Augen, R.; Le Bot, T.; Long, M.; Mahabror, D.; Morel, Q.; Pantalos, M.; Pouplard, E.; Raimondeau, L.; Rio-Cabello, A.; Seite, S.; Traisnel, G.; Urvoy, K.; Van Der Stegen, T.; Weyand, M.; Fernandes, D. (2015). Is the meiofauna a good indicator for climate change and anthropogenic impacts? Mar. Biodiv. 45(3): 505-535. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s12526-015-0359-z

Krause-Jensen, D.; Duarte, C.M.; Hendriks, I.E.; Meire, L.; Blicher, M.E.; Marba, N.; Sejr, M.K. (2015). Macroalgae contribute to nested mosaics of pH variability in a subarctic fjord. Biogeosciences 12(16): 4895-4911. dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-12-4895-2015

Decleyre, H.; Heylen, K.; Sabbe, K.; Tytgat, B.; Deforce, D.; Van Nieuwerburgh, F.; Van Colen, C.; Willems, A. (2015). A doubling of microphytobenthos biomass coincides with a tenfold increase in denitrifier and total bacterial abundances in intertidal sediments of a temperate estuary. PLoS One 10(5): e0126583. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0126583

Kyriazi, Z.; Lejano, R; Maes, F.; Degraer, S. (2015). Bargaining a net gain compensation agreement between a marine renewable energy developer and a marine protected area manager. Mar. Policy 60: 40-48. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2015.06.005

Decleyre, H.; Heylen, K.; Van Colen, C.; Willems, A. (2015). Dissimilatory nitrogen reduction in intertidal sediments of a temperate estuary: small scale heterogeneity and novel nitrate-to-ammonium reducers. Front. Microbiol. 6(1124): 13 pp. hdl.handle.net/10.3389/fmicb.2015.01124

Lins, L.; da Silva, C; Hauquier, F.; Esteves, M; Vanreusel, A. (2015). Nematode community composition and feeding shaped by contrasting productivity regimes in the Southern Ocean. Prog. Oceanogr. 134: 356-369. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2015.03.006

Franco-Santos, R.M.; Perales-Raya, C.; Almansa, E.; De Troch, M.; Garrido, D. (2016). Beak microstructure analysis as a tool to identify potential rearing stress for Octopus vulgaris paralarvae. Aquac. Res. 47(9): 3001-3015. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/are.12753

Meire, L.; Sogaard, D.H.; Mortensen, J.; Meysman, F.J.R.; Soetaert, K.; Arendt, K.E.; Juul-Pedersen, T.; Blicher, T.E.; Rysgaard, S. (2015). Glacial meltwater and primary production are drivers of strong CO2 uptake in fjord and coastal waters adjacent to the Greenland Ice Sheet. Biogeosciences 12(8): 2347-2363. dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-12-2347-2015

2014

Sotillo, A.; Depestele, J.; Courtens, W.; Vincx, M.; Stienen, E.W.M. (2014). Consumption of discards by Herring Gulls Larus argentatus and Lesser Black-backed Gulls Larus fuscus off the Belgian coast in the breeding season. Ardea 102(2): 195-205. hdl.handle.net/10.5253/arde.v102i2.a9

Borsje, B.W.; Bouma, T.J.; Rabaut, M.; Herman, P.M.J.; Hulscher, S.J.M.H. (2014). Formation and erosion of biogeomorphological structures: A model study on thetube-building polychaete Lanice conchilega. Limnol. Oceanogr. 59(4): 14 pp. hdl.handle.net/10.4319/lo.2014.59.4.0000

Steel, H.; Coomans, A.; Decraemer, W.; Moens, T.; Bert, W. (2014). Nematodes from terrestrial, freshwater and brackish water habitats in Belgium: an updated list with special emphasis on compost nematodes. Zootaxa 3765(2): 143-160

Borsje, B.W.; Bouma, T.J.; Rabaut, M.; Herman, P.M.J.; Hulscher, S.J.M.H.; Borsje, B.W.; Herman, P.M.J. (2014). Formation and erosion of biogeomorphological structures: A model study on the tube-building polychaete Lanice conchilega. Limnol. Oceanogr. 59(4): 1297-1309. hdl.handle.net/10.4319/lo.2014.59.4.1297

Taheri, M.; Braeckman, U; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2014). Effect of short-term hypoxia on marine nematode community structure and vertical distribution pattern in three different sediment types of the North Sea. Mar. Environ. Res. 99: 149-159. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2014.04.010

Braeckman, U.; Yazdani Foshtomi, M.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Meysman, F.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2014). Variable importance of macrofaunal functional biodiversity for biogeochemical cycling in temperate coastal sediments. Ecosystems 17(4): 720-737. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-014-9755-7

Thrush, S.F.; Hewitt, J.E.; Parkes, S.; Lohrer, A.M.; Pilditch, C.A.; Woodin, S.A.; Wethey, D.S.; Chiantore, M.; Asnaghi, V.; De Juan, S.; Kraan, C.; Rodil, I.; Savage, C.; Van Colen, C. (2014). Experimenting with ecosystem interaction networks in search of threshold potentials in real-world marine ecosystems. Ecology 95(6): 1451-1457. hdl.handle.net/10.1890/13-1879.1

Braeckman, U.; Van Colen, C.; Guilini, K.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2014). Empirical evidence reveals seasonally dependent reduction in nitrification in coastal sediments subjected to near future ocean acidification. PLoS One 9(10): e108153. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0108153

Vafeiadou, A.-M.; Materatski, P.; Adão, H.; De Troch, M.; Moens, T. (2014). Resource utilization and trophic position of nematodes and harpacticoid copepods in and adjacent to Zostera noltii beds. Biogeosciences 11(14): 4001-4014. hdl.handle.net/10.5194/bg-11-4001-2014

Braeckman, U.; Rabaut, M.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2014). Protecting the Commons: the use of subtidal ecosystem engineers in marine management. Aquat. Conserv. 24(2): 275-286. hdl.handle.net/10.1002/aqc.2448

Van Campenhout, J.; Derycke, S.; Moens, T.; Vanreusel, A. (2014). Differences in life-histories refute ecological equivalence of cryptic species and provide clues to the origin of bathyal Halomonhystera (Nematoda). PLoS One 9(11): -. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0111889

Brandt, A; Vanreusel, A.; Bracher, A; Hoppe, M; Lins, L.; Meyer-Lobbecke, A; Soppa, A; Wurzberg, L (2014). Are boundary conditions in surface productivity at the Southern Polar Front reflected in benthic activity? Deep-Sea Res., Part II, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 108: 51-59. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.09.001

Van Campenhout, J.; Derycke, S.; Alexei, T; Daria, P; Vanreusel, A. (2014). The Halomonhystera disjuncta population is homogeneous across the Håkon Mosby mud volcano (Barents Sea) but is genetically differentiated from its shallow-water relatives. J. Zoo. Syst. Evol. Research 52(3): 203-216. dx.doi.org/10.1111/jzs.12054

Coates, D.; Van Hoey, G.; Colson, L.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2014). Rapid macrobenthic recovery after dredging activities in an offshore wind farm in the Belgian part of the North Sea. Hydrobiologia 756: 3-18. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s10750-014-2103-2

Van Colen, C.; Underwood, G.J.C.; Serôdio, J.; Paterson, D.M. (2014). Ecology of intertidal microbial biofilms: mechanisms, patterns and future research needs. J. Sea Res. 92: 2-5. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2014.07.003. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.seares.2014.07.003

Coates, D.; Deschutter, Y.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2014). Enrichment and shifts in macrobenthic assemblages in an offshore wind farm area in the Belgian part of the North Sea. Mar. Environ. Res. 95: 1-12. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.marenvres.2013.12.008

Irisarri, J.; Fernandez-Reiriz, M.; De Troch, M.; Labarta, U. (2014). Fatty acids as tracers of trophic interactions between seston, mussels and biodeposits in a coastal embayment of mussel rafts in the proximity of fish cages. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. (B Biochem. Mol. Biol.) 172-173: 105-115. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpb.2014.04.006

Van Colen, C.; Verbelen, D.; Devos, K.; Agten, L.; Van Tomme, J.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2014). Sediment-benthos relationships as a tool to assist in conservation practices in a coastal lagoon subjected to sediment change. Biodivers. Conserv. 23(4): 877-889. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s10531-014-0638-1

Costello, M.J.; Appeltans, W.; Bailly, N.; Berendsohn, W.G.; de Jong, Y.; Edwards, M.; Froese, R.; Huettmann, F.; Los, W.; Mees, J.; Segers, H.; Bisby, F.A. (2014). Strategies for the sustainability of online open-access biodiversity databases. Biol. Conserv. 173: 155-165. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.biocon.2013.07.042

Van Ginderdeuren, K.; Van Hoey, G.; Vincx, M.; Hostens, K. (2014). The mesozooplankton community of the Belgian shelf (North Sea). J. Sea Res. 85: 48-58. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.seares.2013.10.003

De Backer, A.; Van Hoey, G.; Coates, D.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Hostens, K. (2014). Similar diversity-disturbance responses to different physical impacts: Three cases of small-scale biodiversity increase in the Belgian part of the North Sea. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 84(1-2): 251–262. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.05.006

Van Ginderdeuren, K.; Vandendriessche, S.; Prössler, Y.; Matola, H.; Vincx, M.; Hostens, K. (2014). Selective feeding by pelagic fish in the Belgian part of the North Sea. ICES J. Mar. Sci./J. Cons. int. Explor. Mer 71(4): 808-820. hdl.handle.net/doi:10.1093/icesjms/fst183

de Oliveira, D.A.S.; dos Santos, P; Derycke, S.; Moens, T.; Decraemer, W. (2014). Biodiversity and connectivity of marine nematodes associated with algae from two tropical beaches. J. Nematol. 46(2): 152-152

Van Tomme, J.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2014). Role of predation on sandy beaches: Predation pressure and prey selectivity estimated by laboratory experiments. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 451: 115-121. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2013.11.009

Debusschere, E.; De Coensel, B.; Bajek, A.; Botteldooren, D.; Hostens, K.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Vandendriessch, S.; Van Ginderdeuren, K.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2014). In situ mortality experiments with juvenile sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) in relation to impulsive sound levels caused by pile driving of windmill foundations. PLoS One 9(10): e109280. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0109280

Vanden Eede, S.; Laporta, L.; Deneudt, K.; Stienen, E.; Derous, S.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2014). Marine biological valuation of the shallow Belgian coastal zone: A space-use conflict example within the context of marine spatial planning. Ocean Coast. Manag. 96: 61-72. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2014.04.022

Depestele, J.; Courtens, W.; Degraer, S.; Haelters, J.; Hostens, K.; Leopold, M.; Pinn, E.; Merckx, B.; Polet, H.; Rabaut, M.; Reiss, H.; Stienen, E.; Vandendriessche, S.; Volckaert, F.A.M.; Vincx, M. (2014). Sensitivity assessment as a tool for spatial and temporal gear-based fisheries management. Ocean Coast. Manag. 102(Part A): 149–160. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2014.09.024

Vanden Eede, S.; Van Tomme, J.; De Busschere, C.; Vandegehuchte, M.L.; Sabbe, K.; Stienen, E.W.M.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M.; Bonte, D. (2014). Assessing the impact of beach nourishment on the intertidal food web through the development of a mechanistic-envelope model. J. Appl. Ecol. 51(5): 1304–1313. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/1365-2664.12314

Depestele, J.; Desender, M.; Benoît, H.P.; Polet, H.; Vincx, M. (2014). Short-term survival of discarded target fish and non-target invertebrate species in the “eurocutter” beam trawl fishery of the southern North Sea. Fish. Res. 154: 82-92. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.fishres.2014.01.018

Zeppilli, D.; Bongiorni, L.; Serrão Santos, R.; Vanreusel, A. (2014). Changes in nematode communities in different physiographic sites of the Condor Seamount (North-East Atlantic Ocean) and adjacent sediments. PLoS One 9(12): e115601. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0115601

Dupuy, C.; Van Colen, C.; Agogué, H.; Guizien, K. (2014). Trophic significance of microbial biofilm in tidal flats: the VASIREMI project and international Symposium on Tidal Flats. J. Sea Res. 92: 1. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.seares.2014.07.002

Gajdzik, L.; Vanreusel, A.; Koedam, N.; Reubens, J.; Muthumbi, A. (2014). The mangrove forests as nursery habitats for the ichthyofauna of Mida Creek (Kenya, East Africa). J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 94(5): 865-877. hdl.handle.net/10.1017/S0025315414000290

Gatune, C.; Vanreusel, A.; Ruwa, R.; Bossier, P.; De Troch, M. (2014). Growth and survival of post-larval giant tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon feeding on mangrove leaf litter biofilms. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 511: 117-128. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10938. hdl.handle.net/10.3354/meps10938

Gatune, W.C.; Vanreusel, A.; Ruwa, R. K.; Bossier, P.; De Troch, M. (2014). Fatty acid profiling reveals a trophic link between mangrove leaf litter biofilms and the post-larvae of giant tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 6(1): 1-10. hdl.handle.net/10.3354/aei00117

Grego, M.; Riedel, B.; Stachowitsch, M.; De Troch, M. (2014). Meiofauna winners and losers of coastal hypoxia: case study harpacticoid copepods. Biogeosciences 11(2): 281-292. dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-281-2014

Hobbs, J.-P.A.; Coker, D.J.; Green, P.T.; James, D.J.; Humphreys, W.F.; McAllan, I.A.W.; Newman, S.J.; Pratchett, M.S.; Staeudle, T.M.; Whiting, S.D. (2014). An annotated bibliography of the research on marine organisms and environments at Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Raffles Bull. Zool. Suppl. 30: 419-468

Laglbauer, B.J.L.; Franco-Santos, R.M.; Andreu-Cazenave, M.; Brunelli, L.; Papadatou, M.; Palatinus, A; Grego, M; Deprez, T. (2014). Macrodebris and microplastics from beaches in Slovenia. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 89(1-2): 356-366. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.09.036

Lins, L.; Guilini, K.; Veit-Köhler, G.; Hauquier, F.; Alves, R.M.S.; Esteves, A.M.; Vanreusel, A. (2014). The link between meiofauna and surface productivity in the Southern Ocean. Deep-Sea Res., Part II, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 108: 60-68. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.05.003

Moens, T.; Vafeiadou, A.-M.; De Geyter, E.; Vanormelingen, P.; Sabbe, K.; De Troch, M. (2014). Diatom feeding across trophic guilds in tidal flat nematodes, and the importance of diatom cell size. J. Sea Res. 92: 125-133. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2013.08.007. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.seares.2013.08.007

Munga, C.N.; Omukoto, O.; Kimani, E.N.; Vanreusel, A. (2014). Propulsion-gear-based characterisation of artisanal fisheries in the Malindi-Ungwana Bay, Kenya and its use for fisheries management. Ocean Coast. Manag. 98: 130–139. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2014.06.006

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