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Reveillaud, J.; Maignien, L.; Eren, M; Huber, A; Apprill, A; Sogin, L; Vanreusel, A. (2014). Host-specificity among abundant and rare taxa in the sponge microbiome. ISME J. 8(6): 1198-1209.

Bezerra, T.N.; Smol, N.; Vincx, M. (2014). Two new species of Rhynchonema Cobb, 1920 from a Brazilian sandy beach. Mar. Biodiv. 44(3): 343-365.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Kaiser, S.; Brandao, S.N.; Brix, S.; Barnes, D.K.A.; Bowden, D.A.; Ingels, J.; Leese, F.; Schiaparelli, S.; Arango, C.P.; Badhe, R.; Bax, N.; Blazewicz-Paszkowycz, M.; Brandt, A.; Brenke, N.; Catarino, A.I.; David, B.; De Ridder, C.; Dubois, P.; Ellingsen, K.E.; Glover, A.G.; Griffiths, H.J.; Gutt, J.; Halanych, K.M.; Havermans, C.; Held, C.; Janussen, D.; Lorz, A.N.; Pearce, D.A.; Pierrat, B.; Riehl, T.; Rose, A.; Sands, C.J.; Soler-Membrives, A.; Schuller, M.; Strugnell, J.M.; Vanreusel, A.; Veit-Kohler, G.; Wilson, N.G.; Yasuhara, M. (2013). Patterns, processes and vulnerability of Southern Ocean benthos: a decadal leap in knowledge and understanding. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 160(9): 2295-2317.

Kyriazi, Z.; Maes, F.; Rabaut, M.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2013). The integration of nature conservation into the marine spatial planning process. Mar. Policy 38: 133-139.

Lescrauwaet, A.-K.; Fockedey, N.; Debergh, H.; Vincx, M.; Mees, J. (2013). Hundred and eighty years of fleet dynamics in the Belgian sea fisheries. Rev. Fish Biol. Fish. 23(2): 229-243.

Lescrauwaet, A.-K.; Torreele, E.; Vincx, M.; Polet, H.; Mees, J. (2013). Invisible catch: A century of bycatch and unreported removals in sea fisheries, Belgium 1929-2010. Fish. Res. 147: 161-174.

Lins, L.; Vanreusel, A.; Van Campenhout, J.; Ingels, J. (2013). Selective settlement of deep-sea canyon nematodes after resuspension - an experimental approach. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 441: 110-116.

Maria, T.F.; Paiva, P.; Vanreusel, A.; Esteves, A.M. (2013). The relationship between sandy beach nematodes and environmental characteristics in two Brazilian sandy beaches (Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro). An. Acad. Brasil. Cienc. 85(1): 257-270.

Maria, T.F.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Gingold, R.; Esteves, A.M.; Vanreusel, A. (2013). Tidal exposure or microhabitats: what determines sandy-beach nematode zonation? A case study of a macrotidal ridge-and-runnel sandy beach in Belgium. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 34(2): 207-217.

Mascart, T.; Lepoint, G.; De Troch, M. (2013). Meiofauna and harpacticoid copepods in different habitats of a Mediterranean seagrass meadow. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 93(6): 1557-1566.

Meire, L.; Soetaert, K.E.R.; Meysman, F.J.R. (2013). Impact of global change on coastal oxygen dynamics and risk of hypoxia. Biogeosciences 10(4): 2633-2653.

Mora, C.; Wei, C.L.; Rollo, A.; Amaro, T.; Baco, A.R.; Billett, D.; Bopp, L.; Chen, Q.; Collier, M.; Danovaro, R.; Gooday, A.J.; Grupe, B.M.; Halloran, P.R.; Ingels, J.; Jones, D.O.B.; Levin, L.A.; Nakano, H.; Norling, K.; Ramirez-Llodra, E.; Rex, M.A.; Ruhl, H.A.; Smith, C.R.; Sweetman, A.K.; Thurber, A.R.; Tjiputra, J.F.; Usseglio, P.; Watling, L.; Wu, T.; Yasuhara, M. (2013). Biotic and human vulnerability to projected changes in ocean biogeochemistry over the 21st century. PLoS Biology 11(10): e1001682.

Munga, C.N.; Mwangi, S.; Ong'anda, H.; Ruwa, R.; Manyala, J.; Groeneveld, J.C.; Kimani, E.; Vanreusel, A. (2013). Species composition, distribution patterns and population structure of penaeid shrimps in Malindi-Ungwana Bay, Kenya, based on experimental bottom trawl surveys. Fish. Res. 147: 93-102.

Bezerra, T.N.; Pape, E.; Hauquier, F.; Vanreusel, A.; Ingels, J. (2013). New genus and two new species of the family Ethmolaimidae (Nematoda: Chromadorida), found in two different cold-seep environments. Zootaxa 3692(1): 7-27.

Ngo, X.Q.; Smol, N.; Vanreusel, A. (2013). The meiofauna distribution in correlation with environmental characteristics in 5 Mekong estuaries, Vietnam. Cah. Biol. Mar. 54(1): 71-83

Bosman, D.S.; Vercruijsse, H.J.P.; Stienen, E.W.M.; Vincx, M.; Lens, L. (2013). Age of first breeding interacts with pre- and post-recruitment experience in shaping breeding phenology in a long-lived gull. PLoS One 8(12): e82093.

Pape, E.; Jones, D.O.B.; Manini, E.; Bezerra, T.N; Vanreusel, A. (2013). Benthic-pelagic coupling: effects on nematode communities along southern European continental margins. PLoS One 8(4): e59954.

Braeckman, U.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Vincx, M.; van Oevelen, D.; Soetaert, K. (2013). Meiofauna metabolism in suboxic sediments: currently overestimated. PLoS One 8(3): e59289.

Pape, E.; van Oevelen, D.; Moodley, L.; Soetaert, K.; Vanreusel, A. (2013). Nematode feeding strategies and the fate of dissolved organic matter carbon in different deep-sea sedimentary environments. Deep-Sea Res., Part 1, Oceanogr. Res. Pap. 80: 94-110.

Cnudde, C.; Moens, T.; Willems, A.; De Troch, M. (2013). Substrate-dependent bacterivory by intertidal benthic copepods. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 160(2): 327-341.

Pape, E.; Bezerra, T.N.; Jones, D.O.B.; Vanreusel, A. (2013). Unravelling the environmental drivers of deep-sea nematode biodiversity and its relation with carbon mineralisation along a longitudinal primary productivity gradient. Biogeosciences 10(5): 3127-3143.

Cnudde, C.; Moens, T.; Hoste, B.; Willems, A.; De Troch, M. (2013). Limited feeding on bacteria by two intertidal benthic copepod species as revealed by trophic biomarkers. Environmental Microbiology Reports 5(2): 301-309.

Provoost, P.; Braeckman, U.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Moodley, L.; Soetaert, K.; Middelburg, J.J.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2013). Modelling benthic oxygen consumption and benthic-pelagic coupling at a shallow station in the southern North Sea. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 120: 1-11.

Cnudde, C.; Sanchez Clavano, C.J.; Moens, T.; Willems, A.; De Troch, M. (2013). Structural and functional patterns of active bacterial communities during aging of harpacticoid copepod fecal pellets. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 71(1): 25-42.

Queiros, A.M.; Birchenough, S.N.R.; Bremner, J.; Godbold, J.A.; Parker, R.E.; Romero-Ramirez, A.; Reiss, H.; Solan, M.; Somerfield, P.J.; Van Colen, C.; Van Hoey, G.; Widdicombe, S. (2013). A bioturbation classification of European marine infaunal invertebrates. Ecol. Evol. 3(11): 3958-3985.

Danovaro, R.; Carugati, L.; Corinaldesi, C.; Gambi, C.; Guilini, K.; Pusceddu, A.; Vanreusel, A. (2013). Multiple spatial scale analyses provide new clues on patterns and drivers of deep-sea nematode diversity. Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 92: 97-106.

Rabaut, M.; Calderón, M.A.; Van de Moortel, L.; van Dalfsen, J.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S.; Desroy, N. (2013). The role of structuring benthos for juvenile flatfish. J. Sea Res. 84(SI): 70-76.

Daudi, L.D.; Uku, J.N.; De Troch, M. (2013). Role of the source community for the recovery of seagrass associated meiofauna: a field colonisation experiment with seagrass mimics in Diani Beach, Kenya. Afr. J. Mar. Sci. 35(1): 1-8.

Reubens, J.T.; Vandendriessche, S.; Zenner, A.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2013). Offshore wind farms as productive sites or ecological traps for gadoid fishes? – Impact on growth, condition index and diet composition. Mar. Environ. Res. 90: 66–74.

de Hoop, L.; De Troch, M.; Hendriks, A.J.; De Laender, F. (2013). Modeling toxic stress by atrazine in a marine consumer-resource system. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 32(5): 1088-1095.

Reubens, J.T.; Braeckman, U.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Van Colen, C.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2013). Aggregation at windmill artificial reefs: CPUE of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and pouting (Trisopterus luscus) at different habitats in the Belgian part of the North Sea. Fish. Res. 139: 28-34.

De Smet, B.; Godet, L.; Fournier, J.; Desroy, N.; Jaffré, M.; Vincx, M.; Rabaut, M. (2013). Feeding grounds for waders in the Bay of the Mont Saint-Michel (France): the Lanice conchilega reef serves as an oasis in the tidal flats. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 160(4): 751-761.

Reubens, J.T.; Pasotti, F.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2013). Residency, site fidelity and habitat use of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) at an offshore wind farm using acoustic telemetry. Mar. Environ. Res. 90: 128–135.

De Troch, M.; Reubens, J.T.; Heirman, E.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2013). Energy profiling of demersal fish: A case-study in wind farm artificial reefs. Mar. Environ. Res. 92: 224-233.

Romano, C.; Coenjaerts, J.; Flexas, M.M.; Zuniga, D.; Vanreusel, A.; Company, J.B.; Martin, D. (2013). Spatial and temporal variability of meiobenthic density in the Blanes submarine canyon (NW Mediterranean). Prog. Oceanogr. 118: 144-158.

De Troch, M.; Roelofs, M.; Riedel, B.; Grego, M. (2013). Structural and functional responses of harpacticoid copepods to anoxia in the Northern Adriatic: an experimental approach. Biogeosciences 10(6): 4259-4272.

Stelzenmüller, V.; Breen, P.; Stamford, T.; Thomsen, F.; Badalamenti, F.; Borja, A.; Buhl-Mortensen, L.; Carlstöm, J.; D'Anna, G.; Dankers, N.M.J.A.; Degraer, S.; Dujin, M.; Fiorentino, F.; Galparsoro, I.; Giakoumi, S.; Gristina, M.; Johnson, K.; Jones, P.J.S.; Katsanevakis, S.; Knittweis, L.; Kyriazi, Z.; Pipitone, C.; Piwowarczyk, J.; Rabaut, M.; Sørensen, T.K.; van Dalfsen, J.A.; Vassilopoulou, V.; Fernández, T.V.; Vincx, M.; Vöge, S.; Weber, A.; Wijkmark, N.; Jak, R.; Qiu, W.; ter Hofstede, R. (2013). Monitoring and evaluation of spatially managed areas: A generic framework for implementation of ecosystem based marine management and its application. Mar. Policy 37: 149-164.

Derycke, S.; Backeljau, T.; Moens, T. (2013). Dispersal and gene flow in free-living marine nematodes. Front. Zool. 10: 1.

Vafeiadou, A.-M.; Adao, H.; De Troch, M.; Moens, T. (2013). Sample acidification effects on carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios of macrofauna from a Zostera noltii bed. Mar. Freshw. Res. 64(8): 741-745.

Dolan, E.; Tyler, P.A.; Yesson, C.; Rogers, A.D. (2013). Phylogeny and systematics of deep-sea sea pens (Anthozoa: Octocorallia: Pennatulacea). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 69(3): 610-618.

Vafeiadou, A.-M.; Materatski, P.; Adão, H.; De Troch, M.; Moens, T. (2013). Food sources of macrobenthos in an estuarine seagrass habitat (Zostera noltii) as revealed by dual stable isotope signatures. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 160(9): 2517-2523.

Gerard, K; Guilloton, E; Arnaud-Haond, S; Aurelle, D; Bastrop, R; Chevaldonne, P; Derycke, S.; Hanel, R; Lapegue, S; Lejeusne, C; Mousset, S; Ramsak, A; Remerie, T.; Viard, F; Feral, P; Chenuil, A (2013). PCR survey of 50 introns in animals: cross-amplification of homologous EPIC loci in eight non-bilaterian, protostome and deuterostome phyla. Marine Genomics 12: 1-8.

Van Cauwenberghe, L.; Vanreusel, A.; Mees, J.; Janssen, C.R. (2013). Microplastic pollution in deep-sea sediments. Environ. Pollut. 182: 495-499.

Ghasemi, A.F.; Taheri, M.; Jam, A. (2013). Does the introduced polychaete Alitta succinea establish in the Caspian Sea? Helgol. Mar. Res. 67(4): 715-720.

Van Cauwenberghe, L.; Claessens, M.; Vandegehuchte, M.B.; Mees, J.; Janssen, C.R. (2013). Assessment of marine debris on the Belgian Continental Shelf. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 73(1): 161-169.

Ghekiere, A.; Verdonck, F.; Claessens, M.; Monteyne, E.; Roose, P.; Wille, K.; Goffin, A.; Rappé, K.; Janssen, C.R. (2013). Monitoring micropollutants in marine waters, can quality standards be met? Mar. Pollut. Bull. 69(1-2): 243-250.

Van Colen, C.; Thrush, S.F.; Vincx, M.; Ysebaert, T. (2013). Conditional responses of benthic communities to interference from an intertidal bivalve. PLoS One 8(6): e65861.

Grego, M.; Stachowitsch, M.; De Troch, M.; Riedel, B. (2013). CellTracker Green labelling vs. rose bengal staining: CTG wins by points in distinguishing living from dead anoxia-impacted copepods and nematodes. Biogeosciences 10(7): 4565-4575.

Van Hoey, G.; Permuy, D.C.; Vandendriessche, S.; Vincx, M.; Hostens, K. (2013). An ecological quality status assessment procedure for soft-sediment benthic habitats: weighing alternative approaches. Ecol. Indic. 25: 266-278.

Guilini, K.; Veit-Köhler, G.; De Troch, M.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Vanreusel, A. (2013). Latitudinal and temporal variability in the community structure and fatty acid composition of deep-sea nematodes in the Southern Ocean. Prog. Oceanogr. 110: 80-92.

Van Tomme, J.; Vanden Eede, S.; Speybroeck, J.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2013). Macrofaunal sediment selectivity considerations for beach nourishment programmes. Mar. Environ. Res. 84: 10-16.