Ingels, J.; Vanreusel, A.; Romano, C.; Coenjaerts, J.; Flexas, M.M.; Zuniga, D.; Martin, D. (2013). Spatial and temporal infaunal dynamics of the Blanes submarine canyon-slope system (NW Mediterranean); changes in nematode standing stocks, feeding types and gender-life stage ratios. Prog. Oceanogr. 118: 159-174.

Veit-Kohler, G.; Guilini, K.; Peeken, I.; Quillfeldt, P.; Mayr, C. (2013). Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope signatures of deep-sea meiofauna follow oceanographical gradients across the Southern Ocean. Prog. Oceanogr. 110: 69-79.

Ingels, J.; Vanreusel, A. (2013). The importance of different spatial scales in determining structural and functional characteristics of deep-sea infauna communities. Biogeosciences 10(7): 4547-4563.


Ingels, J.; Vanreusel, A.; Brandt, A.; Catarino, A.I.; David, B.; De Ridder, C.; Dubois, P.; Gooday, A.J.; Martin, P.; Pasotti, F.; Robert, H. (2012). Possible effects of global environmental changes on Antarctic benthos: a synthesis across five major taxa. Ecol. Evol. 2(2): 453-485.

Bosman, D.S.; Vercruijsse, H.J.P.; Stienen, E.W.M.; Vincx, M.; De Neve, L.; Lens, L. (2012). Effects of body size on sex-related migration vary between two closely related gull species with similar size dimorphism. Ibis 154(1): 52-60.

Leduc, D.; Rowden, A.A.; Probert, P.K.; Pilditch, C.A.; Nodder, S.D.; Vanreusel, A.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; Witbaard, R. (2012). Further evidence for the effect of particle-size diversity on deep-sea benthic biodiversity. Deep-Sea Res., Part 1, Oceanogr. Res. Pap. 63: 164-169.

Braeckman, U.; Provoost, P.; Sabbe, K.; Soetaert, K.; Middelburg, J.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2012). Temporal dynamics in the diet of two marine polychaetes as inferred from fatty acid biomarkers. J. Sea Res. 68: 6-19.

Maria, T.F.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Esteves, A.M.; De Troch, M.; Vanreusel, A. (2012). The importance of biological interactions for the vertical distribution of nematodes in a temperate ultra-dissipative sandy beach. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 97: 114-126.

Callens, M.; Gheerardyn, H.; Ndaro, S.G.M.; De Troch, M.; Vanreusel, A. (2012). Harpacticoid copepod colonization of coral fragments in a tropical reef lagoon (Zanzibar, Tanzania). J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 92(7): 1535-1545.

Munga, C.; Ndegwa, S.; Fulanda, B.; Manyala, J.; Kimani, E.; Ohtomi, J.; Vanreusel, A. (2012). Bottom shrimp trawling impacts on species distribution and fishery dynamics; Ungwana Bay fishery Kenya before and after the 2006 trawl ban. Fish. Sci. 78(2): 209-219.

Daudi, L.D.; Lugomela, C.; Uku, J.N.; De Troch, M. (2012). Effect of nutrient enrichment on seagrass associated meiofauna in Tanzania. Mar. Environ. Res. 82: 49-58.

Munga, C.N.; Mohamed, M.O.S.; Amiyo, N.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F.; Obura, D.O.; Vanreusel, A. (2012). Status of coral reef fish communities within the Mombasa Marine Protected Area, Kenya, more than a decade after establishment. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. 10(2): 169-184

De Meester, N.; Derycke, S.; Moens, T. (2012). Differences in time until dispersal between cryptic species of a marine nematode species complex. PLoS One 7(8): e42674.

Pasotti, F.; De Troch, M.; Raes, M.; Vanreusel, A. (2012). Feeding ecology of shallow water meiofauna: insights from a stable isotope tracer experiment in Potter Cove, King George Island, Antarctica. Polar Biol. 35(11): 1629-1640.

De Troch, M.; Boeckx, P.; Cnudde, C.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Vanreusel, A.; Vincx, M.; Caramujo, M.J. (2012). Bioconversion of fatty acids at the basis of marine food webs: insights from a compound-specific stable isotope analysis. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 465: 53-67.

Reubens, J.T.; Delbare, D.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2012). The effect of insertion of a dummy acoustic transmitter on the survival of pouting, Trisopterus luscus L. Belg. J. Zool. 142(2): 130-132

Reveillaud, J.; Allewaert, C.; Perez, T.; Vacelet, J.; Banaigs, B.; Vanreusel, A. (2012). Relevance of an integrative approach for taxonomic revision in sponge taxa: case study of the shallow-water Atlanto-Mediterranean Hexadella species (Porifera: Ianthellidae: Verongida). Invertebrate Systematics 26(3): 230-248.

Salomidi, M.; Katsanevakis, S.; Borja, A.; Braeckman, U.; Damalas, D.; Galparsoro, I.; Mifsud, R.; Mirto, S.; Pascual, M.; Pipitone, C.; Rabaut, M.; Todorova, V.; Vassilopoulou, V.; Vega Fernández, T. (2012). Assessment of goods and services, vulnerability, and conservation status of European seabed biotopes: a stepping stone towards ecosystem-based marine spatial management. Mediterr. Mar. Sci. 13(1): 49-88.

Silva de Oliveira, D.A.; Decraemer, W.; Holovachov, O.; Burr, J.; De Ley, I.T.; De Ley, P.; Moens, T.; Derycke, S. (2012). An integrative approach to characterize cryptic species in the Thoracostoma trachygaster Hope, 1967 complex (Nematoda: Leptosomatidae). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 164(1): 18-35.

Tchesunov, A.V.; Ingels, J.; Popova, E.V. (2012). Marine free-living nematodes associated with symbiotic bacteria in deep-sea canyons of north-east Atlantic Ocean. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 92(6): 1257-1271.

Van Colen, C.; Rossi, F.; Montserrat, F.; Andersson, M.G.I.; Gribsholt, B.; Herman, P.M.J.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M.; Ysebaert, T.; Middelburg, J.J,. (2012). Organism-sediment interactions govern post-hypoxia recovery of ecosystem functioning. PLoS One 7(11): e49795.

Van Colen, C.; Debusschere, E.; Braeckman, U.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Vincx, M. (2012). The early life history of the clam Macoma balthica in a high CO2 world. PLoS One 7(9): e44655.

Van Ginderdeuren, K.; Hostens, K.; Hoffman, S.; Vansteenbrugge, L.; Soenen, K.; De Blauwe, H.; Robbens, J.; Vincx, M. (2012). Distribution of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in the Belgian part of the North Sea. Aquat. Invasions 7(2): 163-169.

Van Ginderdeuren, K.; Fiers, F.; De Backer, A.; Vincx, M.; Hostens, K. (2012). Updating the zooplankton species list for the Belgian part of the North Sea. Belg. J. Zool. 142(1): 3-22

Van Ginderdeuren, K.; Hoffman, S.; Vandendriessche, S.; Vincx, M.; Hostens, K. (2012). First record of the pelagic fish species blue whiting Micromesistius poutassou in the Belgian part of the North Sea. Belg. J. Zool. 142(1): 93-96

Derycke, S.; Sheibani-Tezerji, R.; Rigaux, A.; Moens, T. (2012). Investigating the ecology and evolution of cryptic marine nematode species through quantitative real-time PCR of the ribosomal ITS region. Mol. Ecol. Resour. 12(4): 607-619.

Van Tomme, J.; Van Colen, C.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2012). Encounter competition partly explains the segregation of the sandy beach amphipods Bathyporeia pilosa and Bathyporeia sarsi. A mesocosm experiment. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 438: 118-124.

Vansteenbrugge, L.; Van Ginderdeuren, K.; Van Regenmortel, T.; Hostens, K.; Vincx, M. (2012). Larval mantis shrimp Rissoides desmaresti (Risso, 1816) (Stomatopoda) in the Belgian part of the North Sea. Belg. J. Zool. 142(2): 154-158

De Troch, M.; Vergaerde, I.; Cnudde, C.; Vanormelingen, P.; Vyverman, W.; Vincx, M. (2012). The taste of diatoms: the role of diatom growth phase characteristics and associated bacteria for benthic copepod grazing. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 67(1): 47-58.

Decker, C.; Morineaux, M.; Van Gaever, S.; Caprais, J.-C.; Lichtschlag, A.; Gauthier, O.; Andersen, A.C.; Olu, K. (2012). Habitat heterogeneity influences cold-seep macrofaunal communities within and among seeps along the Norwegian margin. Part 1: Macrofaunal community structure. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 33(2): 205-230.

Decker, C.; Morineaux, M.; Van Gaever, S.; Caprais, J.C.; Lichtschlag, A.; Gauthier, O.; Andersen, A.C.; Olu, K. (2012). Habitat heterogeneity influences cold-seep macrofaunal communities within and among seeps along the Norwegian margin. Part 1: macrofaunal community structure. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 33(2): 205-230.

Degen, R.; Riavitz, L.; Gollner, S.; Vanreusel, A.; Plum, C.; Bright, M. (2012). Community study of tubeworm-associated epizooic meiobenthos from deep-sea cold seeps and hot vents. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 468: 135-148.

Garlitska, L.; Neretina, T.; Schepetov, D.; Mugue, N.; De Troch, M.; Baguley, J.G.; Azovsky, A. (2012). Cryptic diversity of the ‘cosmopolitan’ harpacticoid copepod Nannopus palustris: genetic and morphological evidence. Mol. Ecol. 21(21): 5336-5347.

Gatune, C.; Vanreusel, A.; Cnudde, C.; Ruwa, R.; Bossier, P.; De Troch, M. (2012). Decomposing mangrove litter supports a microbial biofilm with potential nutritive value to penaeid shrimp post larvae. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 426-427: 28-38.

Gonçalves, A.M.M.; Azeiteiro, U.M.; Pardal, M.A.; De Troch, M. (2012). Fatty acid profiling reveals seasonal and spatial shifts in zooplankton diet in a temperate estuary. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 109: 70-80.

Guilini, K.; Levin, L.A.; Vanreusel, A. (2012). Cold seep and oxygen minimum zone associated sources of margin heterogeneity affect benthic assemblages, diversity and nutrition at the Cascadian margin (NE Pacific Ocean). Prog. Oceanogr. 96(1): 77-92.

Appeltans, W.; Ahyong, S.T.; Anderson, G.; Angel, M.V.; Artois, T.; Bailly, N.; Bamber, R.N.; Barber, A.; Bartsch, I.; Berta, A.; Blazewicz-Paszkowycz , M.; Bock, P.; Boxshall, G.; Boyko, C.B.; Nunes Brandão, S.; Bray, R.A.; Bruce, N.L.; Cairns, S.D.; Chan, T.-Y.; Cheng, L.; Collins, A.G.; Cribb, T.H.; Curini-Galletti, M.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F.; Davie, P.J.F.; Dawson, M.N.; De Clerck, O.; Decock, W.; De Grave, S.; de Voogd, N.J.; Domning, D.P.; Emig, C.C.; Erséus, Ch.; Eschmeyer, W.; Fauchald, K.; Fautin, D.G.; Feist, S.W.; Fransen, C.H.J.M.; Furuya, H.; García-Alvarez, O.; Gerken, S.; Gibson, D.; Gittenberger, A.; Gofas, S.; Gómez-Daglio, L.; Gordon, D.P.; Guiry, M.D.; Hernandez, F.; Hoeksema, B.W.; Hopcroft, R.R.; Jaume, D.; Kirk, P.; Koedam, N.; Koenemann, S.; Kolb, J.B.; Kristensen, R.M.; Kroh, A.; Lambert, G.; Lazarus, D.B.; Lemaitre, R.; Longshaw, M.; Lowry, J.; MacPherson, E.; Madin, L.P.; Mah, C.; Mapstone, G.; McLaughlin, P.A.; Mees, J.; Meland, K.; Messing, C.G.; Mills, C.E.; Molodtsova, T.N.; Mooi, R.; Neuhaus, B.; Ng, P.K.L.; Nielsen, C.; Norenburg, J.; Opresko, D.M.; Osawa, M.; Paulay, G.; Perrin, W.; Pilger, J.F.; Poore, G.C.B.; Pugh, Ph.R.; Read, G.B.; Reimer, J.D.; Rius, M.; Rocha, R.M.; Sáiz Salinas, J.I.; Scarabino, V.; Schierwater, B.; Schmidt-Rhaesa, A.; Schnabel, K.E.; Schotte, M.; Schuchert, P.; Schwabe, E.; Segers, H.; Self-Sullivan, C.; Shenkar, N.; Siegel, V.; Sterrer, W.; Stöhr, S.; Swalla, B.; Tasker, M.L.; Thuesen, E.V.; Timm, T.; Todaro, M.A.; Turon, X.; Tyler, S.; Uetz, P.; van der Land, J.; Vanhoorne, B.; van Ofwegen, L.P.; Van Soest, R.W.M.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Walker-Smith, G.K.; Walter, T.C.; Warren, A.; Williams, G.C.; Wilson, S.P.; Costello, M.J. (2012). The magnitude of global marine species diversity. Curr. Biol. 22(23): 2189-2202.


Hauquier, F.; Ingels, J.; Gutt, J.; Raes, M.; Vanreusel, A. (2011). Characterisation of the nematode community of a low-activity cold seep in the recently ice-shelf free Larsen B area, Eastern Antarctic Peninsula. PLoS One 6(7): e22240.

Ingels, J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Kiriakoulakis, K.; Wolff, G.A.; Vanreusel, A. (2011). Structural and functional diversity of Nematoda in relation with environmental variables in the Setúbal and Cascais canyons, Western Iberian Margin. Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 58(23-24): 2354-2368.

Ingels, J.; Tchesunov, A.V.; Vanreusel, A. (2011). Meiofauna in the Gollum Channels and the Whittard Canyon, Celtic Margin — How local environmental conditions shape nematode structure and function. PLoS One 6(5): e20094.

Ingels, J.; Billett, D.S.M.; Van Gaever, S.; Vanreusel, A. (2011). An insight into the feeding ecology of deep-sea canyon nematodes: Results from field observations and the first in-situ 13C feeding experiment in the Nazaré Canyon. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 396(2): 185-193.

Kiriakoulakis, K.; Blackbird, S.; Ingels, J.; Vanreusel, A.; Wolff, G.A. (2011). Organic geochemistry of submarine canyons: The Portuguese Margin. Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 58(23-24): 2477-2488.

Kraberg, A.C.; Wasmund, N.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Schiedek, D.; Wiltshire, K.H.; Mieszkowska, N. (2011). Regime shifts in the marine environment: The scientific basis and political context. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 62(1): 7-20.

Kröncke, I.; Reiss, H.; Eggleton, J.D.; Aldridge, J.; Bergman, M.J.N.; Cochrane, S.; Craeymeersch, J.A.; Degraer, S.; Desroy, N.; Dewarumez, J.-M.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; Essink, K.; Hillewaert, H.; Lavaleye, M.S.S.; Moll, A.; Nehring, S.; Newell, R.; Oug, E.; Pohlmann, T.; Rachor, E.; Robertson, M.; Rumohr, H.; Schratzberger, M.; Smith, R.; Vanden Berghe, E.; van Dalfsen, J.; Van Hoey, G.; Vincx, M.; Willems, W.; Rees, H.L. (2011). Changes in North Sea macrofauna communities and species distribution between 1986 and 2000. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 94(1): 1-15.

Lira, V.F.; dos Santos, G.A.P.; Derycke, S.; Larrazabal, M.E.L.; Fonseca-Genevois, V.G.; Moens, T. (2011). Effects of barium and cadmium on the population development of the marine nematode Rhabditis (Pellioditis) marina. Mar. Environ. Res. 72(4): 151-159.

Lock, K.; Mees, J.; Vincx, M.; Goethals, P.L.M. (2011). Did global warming and alien invasions affect surf zone hyperbenthic communities on sandy beaches in Belgium? Hydrobiologia 664(1): 173-181.

Maignien, L.; Depreiter, D.; Foubert, A.; Reveillaud, J.; De Mol, L.; Boeckx, P.; Blamart, D.; Henriet, J.-P.; Boon, N. (2011). Anaerobic oxidation of methane in a cold-water coral carbonate mound from the Gulf of Cadiz. Int. J. Earth Sci. 100(6): 1413-1422.

Maria, T.F.; De Troch, M.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Esteves, A.M.; Vanreusel, A. (2011). Use of benthic vs planktonic organic matter by sandy-beach organisms: A food tracing experiment with 13C labelled diatoms. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 407(2): 309-314.

Maria, T.F.; Esteves, A.M.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Vanreusel, A. (2011). The effect of the dominant polychaete Scolelepis squamata on nematode colonisation in sandy beach sediments: An experimental approach. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 94(3): 272-280.

Merckx, B.; Steyaert, M.; Vanreusel, A.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2011). Null models reveal preferential sampling, spatial autocorrelation and overfitting in habitat suitability modelling. Ecol. Model. 222(3): 588-597.

Muthumbi, A.W.N.; Vanreusel, A.; Vincx, M. (2011). Taxon-related diversity patterns from the continental shelf to the slope: a case study on nematodes from the Western Indian Ocean. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 32(4): 453-467.

Pape, E.; Bezerra, T.N.; Vanneste, H.; Heeschen, K.; Moodley, L.; Leroux, F.; van Breugel, P.; Vanreusel, A. (2011). Community structure and feeding preference of nematodes associated with methane seepage at the Darwin mud volcano (Gulf of Cádiz). Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 438: 71-83.

Pascual, M.; Borja, A.; Vanden Eede, S.; Deneudt, K.; Vincx, M.; Galparsoro, I.; Legorburu, I. (2011). Marine biological valuation mapping of the Basque continental shelf (Bay of Biscay), within the context of marine spatial planning. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 95(1): 186-198.

Rappé, K.; Fockedey, N.; Van Colen, C.; Cattrijsse, A.; Mees, J.; Vincx, M. (2011). Spatial distribution and general population characteristics of mysid shrimps in the Westerschelde estuary (SW Netherlands). Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 91(2): 187-197.

Cardenas, P.; Xavier, J.; Reveillaud, J.; Schander, C.; Rapp, H. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the Astrophorida (Porifera, Demospongiae) reveals an unexpected high level of spicule homoplasy. PLoS One 6(4): e18318.

Reubens, J.T.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2011). Aggregation and feeding behaviour of pouting (Trisopterus luscus) at wind turbines in the Belgian part of the North Sea. Fish. Res. 108(1): 223-227.

Adam, S.; De Backer, A.; De Wever, A.; Sabbe, K.; Toorman, E.A.; Vincx, M.; Monbaliu, J. (2011). Bio-physical characterization of sediment stability indicators for mudflats using remote sensing: a laboratory experiment, in: Le Hir, P. et al. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes (INTERCOH '07), Brest, France, September 25-28, 2007. Continental Shelf Research, 31(10, Suppl.): pp. S26-S35.

Reveillaud, J.; Van Soest, R.W.M.; Derycke, S.; Picton, B.E.; Rigaux, A.; Vanreusel, A. (2011). Phylogenetic relationships among NE Atlantic Plocamionida Topsent (1927) (Porifera, Poecilosclerida): under-estimated diversity in reef ecosystems. PLoS One 6(2): e16533.

Sandulli, R.; De Leonardis, C.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2011). Geographical and depth-related patterns in nematode communities from some Italian Marine Protected Areas. Ital. J. Zoolog. 78(4): 505-516.

Birchenough, S.N.R.; Degraer, S.; Reiss, H.; Borja, A.; Braeckman, U.; Craeymeersch, J.; De Mesel, I.; Kerckhof, F.; Kröncke, I.; Mieszkowska, N.; Parra, S.; Rabaut, M.; Schröder, A.; Van Colen, C.; Van Hoey, G.; Vincx, M.; Wätjen, K. (2011). Responses of marine benthos to climate change, in: Reid, P.C. et al. (Ed.) ICES status report on climate change in the North Atlantic. ICES Cooperative Research Report, 310: pp. 123-146