Publications

2009

Arvanitidis, C.; Somerfield, P.J.; Rumohr, H.; Faulwetter, S.; Valavanis, V.D.; Vasileiadou, A.; Chatzigeorgiou, G.; Vanden Berghe, E.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Labrune, C.; Grémare, A.; Zettler, M.L.; Kedra, M.; Wlodarska-Kowalczuk, M.; Aleffi, I.F.; Amouroux, J.M.; Anisimova, N.; Bachelet, G.; Büntzow, M.; Cochrane, S.J.; Costello, M.J.; Craeymeersch, J.A.; Dahle, S.; Degraer, S.; Denisenko, S.G.; Dounas, C.; Duineveld, G.; Emblow, C.; Escavarage, V.; Fabri, M.-C.; Fleischer, D.; Gray, J.S.; Heip, C.H.R.; Herrmann, M.; Hummel, H.; Janas, U.; Karakassis, I.; Kendall, M.A.; Kingston, P.; Kotwicki, L.; Laudien, J.; Mackie, A.S.Y.; Nevrova, E.L.; Occhipinti-Ambrogi, A.; Oliver, P.G.; Olsgard, F.; Palerud, R.; Petrov, A.; Rachor, E.; Revkov, N.K.; Rose, A.; Sardá, R.; Sistermans, W.C.H.; Speybroeck, J.; Van Hoey, G.; Vincx, M.; Whomersley, P.; Willems, W.; Zenetos, A. (2009). Biological geography of the European seas: results from the MacroBen database. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 382: 265-278. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07955

Van Gaever, S.; Moodley, L.; Pasotti, F.; Houtekamer, M.; Middelburg, J.J.; Danovaro, R.; Vanreusel, A. (2009). Trophic specialisation of metazoan meiofauna at the Håkon Mosby Mud Volcano: fatty acid biomarker isotope evidence. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 156(6): 1289-1296. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-009-1170-9

Bert, W.; Manhout, J.; Van Colen, C.; Borgonie, G.; Decraemer, W. (2009). Nematode assemblages in a nature reserve with historical pollution. Belg. J. Zool. 139(1): 3-14

Van Gaever, S.; Olu, K.; Derycke, S.; Vanreusel, A. (2009). Metazoan meiofaunal communities at cold seeps along the Norwegian margin: Influence of habitat heterogeneity and evidence for connection with shallow-water habitats. Deep-Sea Res., Part 1, Oceanogr. Res. Pap. 56(5): 772-785. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2008.12.015

Chatterjee, T.; Pesic, V.; Chan, B.K.K.; De Troch, M. (2009). Description of a new species of the Agauopsis ornata group (Acari: Halacaridae) from Zanzibar, Tanzania including a key to species of the ornata group sensu stricto. Cah. Biol. Mar. 50(3): 261-271

Van Gaever, S.; Galeron, J.; Sibuet, M.; Vanreusel, A. (2009). Deep-sea habitat heterogeneity influence on meiofaunal communities in the Gulf of Guinea. Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 56(23): 2259-2269. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2009.04.008

Chatterjee, T.; Pesic, V.; De Troch, M. (2009). A new species of the genus Atelopsalis (Acari: Halacaridae) from Zanzibar, Tanzania. Cah. Biol. Mar. 50(2): 193-197

van Oevelen, D.; Soetaert, K.; Franco, M.A.; Moodley, L.; van Ijzerloo, L.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2009). Organic matter input and processing in two contrasting North Sea sediments: insights from stable isotope and biomass data. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 380: 19-32. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07921

Corgosinho, P.H.C.; Gheerardyn, H. (2009). A new species of Parameiropsis Becker, 1974 (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) from the Porcupine Seabight (North-East Atlantic Ocean). Mar. Biodiv. 39(2): 83-93. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12526-009-0005-8

Vanden Berghe, E.; Claus, S.; Appeltans, W.; Faulwetter, S.; Arvanitidis, C.; Somerfield, P.J.; Aleffi, I.F.; Amouroux, J.M.; Anisimova, N.; Bachelet, G.; Cochrane, S.J.; Costello, M.J.; Craeymeersch, J.A.; Dahle, S.; Degraer, S.; Denisenko, S.; Deprez, T.; Dounas, C.; Duineveld, G.; Emblow, C.; Escaravage, V.; Fabri, M.-C.; Fleischer, D.; Grémare, A.; Herrmann, M.; Hummel, H.; Karakassis, I.; Kedra, M.; Kendall, M.A.; Kingston, P.; Kotwicki, L.; Labrune, C.; Laudien, J.; Nevrova, E.L.; Occhipinti-Ambrogi, A.; Olsgard, F.; Palerud, R.; Petrov, A.; Rachor, E.; Revkov, N.K.; Rumohr, H.; Sardá, R.; Sistermans, W.C.H.; Speybroeck, J.; Janas, U.; Van Hoey, G.; Vincx, M.; Whomersley, P.; Willems, W.; Wlodarska-Kowalczuk, M.; Zenetos, A.; Zettler, M.L.; Heip, C.H.R. (2009). MacroBen integrated database on benthic invertebrates of European continental shelves: a tool for large-scale analysis across Europe. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 382: 225-238. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07826

2008

Pape, E.; Muthumbi, A.; Kamanu, C.P.; Vanreusel, A. (2008). Size-dependent distribution and feeding habits of Terebralia palustris in mangrove habitats of Gazi Bay, Kenya. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 76(4): 797-808. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2007.08.007

Rabaut, M.; Braeckman, U.; Hendrickx, F.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). Experimental beam-trawling in Lanice conchilega reefs: impact on the associated fauna. Fish. Res. 90(1-3): 209-216. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2007.10.009

Raes, M.; Decraemer, W.; Vanreusel, A. (2008). Walking with worms: coral-associated epifaunal nematodes. J. Biogeogr. 35(12): 2207-2222. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.01945.x

Reveillaud, J.; Freiwald, A.; Van Rooij, D.; Le Guilloux, E.; Altuna, A.; Foubert, A.; Vanreusel, A.; Olu-Le Roy, K.; Henriet, J.-P. (2008). The distribution of scleractinian corals in the Bay of Biscay, NE Atlantic. Facies 54(3): 317-331. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10347-008-0138-4

Speybroeck, J.; Bonte, D.; Courtens, W.; Gheskiere, T.; Grootaert, P.; Maelfait, J.-P.; Provoost, S.; Sabbe, K.; Stienen, E.; Van Lancker, V.R.M.; Van Landuyt, W.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). The Belgian sandy beach ecosystem: a review, in: Advances in sandy shore ecology: Proceedings of the Fourth International Sandy Beach Symposium. Marine Ecology (Berlin), 29(Suppl. 1): pp. 171-185

Speybroeck, J.; Van Tomme, J.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). In situ study of the autecology of the closely related, co-occurring sandy beach amphipods Bathyporeia pilosa and Bathyporeia sarsi. Helgol. Mar. Res. 62(3): 257-268. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10152-008-0114-y

Speybroeck, J.; Bonte, D.; Courtens, W.; Gheskiere, T.; Grootaert, P.; Maelfait, J.-P.; Provoost, S.; Sabbe, K.; Stienen, E.; Van Lancker, V.R.M.; Van Landuyt, W.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). The Belgian sandy beach ecosystem: a review. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 29(Suppl. 1): 171-185. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0485.2008.00232.x

Adam, S.; De Backer, A.; Degraer, S.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.A.; Vincx, M. (2008). Sediment characterization of intertidal mudflats using remote sensing, in: Kusuda, T. et al. (Ed.) Sediment and Ecohydraulics: INTERCOH 2005. Proceedings in Marine Science, 9: pp. 109-124. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/S1568-2692(08)80011-3

Urban-Malinga, B.; Gheskiere, T.; Degraer, S.; Derycke, S.; Opalinski, K.W.; Moens, T. (2008). Gradients in biodiversity and macroalgal wrack decomposition rate across a macrotidal, ultradissipative sandy beach. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 155(1): 79-90. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-008-1009-9

Chatterjee, T.; Pesic, V.; De Troch, M. (2008). A new species of the genus Arhodeoporus (Acari: Halacaridae) from Zanzibar, Tanzania. Cah. Biol. Mar. 49(2): 185-190

Van Colen, C.; Montserrat, F.; Vincx, M.; Herman, P.M.J.; Ysebaert, T.J.; Degraer, S. (2008). Macrobenthic recovery from hypoxia in an estuarine tidal mudflat. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 372: 31-42. https://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07640

Danovaro, R.; Gambi, M.C.; Dell'Anno, A.; Corinaldesi, C.; Fraschetti, S.; Vanreusel, A.; Vincx, M.; Gooday, A.J. (2008). Exponential decline of deep-sea ecosystem functioning linked to benthic biodiversity loss. Curr. Biol. 18(1): 1-8 + supplemental data: S1-S6; 1-16. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2007.11.056

Van den Meersche, K.; Soetaert, K.; Middelburg, J.J. (2008). A Bayesian Compositional Estimator for microbial taxonomy based on biomarkers. Limnol. Oceanogr., Methods 6(5): 190-199. https://dx.doi.org/10.4319/lom.2008.6.190

De Leonardis, C.; Sandulli, R.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Vincx, M.; De Zio Grimaldi, S. (2008). Meiofauna and nematode diversity in some Mediterranean subtidal areas of the Adriatic and Ionian Sea. Sci. Mar. (Barc.) 72(1): 5-13. dx.doi.org/10.3989/scimar.2008.72n15

Van Hoey, G.; Guilini, K.; Rabaut, M.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). Ecological implications of the presence of the tube-building polychaete Lanice conchilega on soft-bottom benthic ecosystems. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 154(6): 1009-1019. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-008-0992-1

De Leon-Gonzalez, J.A.; Cornejo-Rodriguez, M.H.; Degraer, S. (2008). A new species of Australonuphis (Polychaeta : Onuphidae) from the eastern Pacific. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 88(4): 739-742. dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315408001252

Van Steenkiste, N.; Volonterio, O.; Schockaert, E.; Artois, T. (2008). Marine Rhabdocoela (Platyhelminthes, Rhabditophora) from Uruguay, with the description of eight new species and two new genera. Zootaxa 1914(1914): 1-33

De Troch, M.; Raes, M.; Muthumbi, A.; Gheerardyn, H.; Vanreusel, A. (2008). Spatial diversity of nematode and copepod genera of the coral degradation zone along the Kenyan coast, including a test for the use of higher-taxon surrogacy. Afr. J. Mar. Sci. 30(1): 25-33. dx.doi.org/10.2989/AJMS.2008.30.1.3.453

Vanagt, T.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). Can sandy beach molluscs show an endogenously controlled circatidal migrating behaviour? Hints from a swash rig experiment, in: Advances in sandy shore ecology: Proceedings of the Fourth International Sandy Beach Symposium. Marine Ecology (Berlin), 29(Suppl. 1): pp. 118-125

De Troch, M.; Chepurnov, V.A.; Vincx, M.; Ólafsson, E. (2008). The effect of Fucus vesiculosus on the grazing of harpacticoid copepods on diatom biofilms. J. Sea Res. 60(3): 139-143. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2008.05.005

Vanagt, T.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). Can sandy beach molluscs show an endogenously controlled circatidal migrating behaviour? Hints from a swash rig experiment. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 29(Suppl. 1): 118-125. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0485.2008.00221.x

De Troch, M.; Melgo-Ebarle, J.L.; Angsinco-Jimenez, L.; Gheerardyn, H.; Vincx, M. (2008). Diversity and habitat selectivity of harpacticoid copepods from sea grass beds in Pujada Bay, the Philippines. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 88(3): 515-526. dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315408000805

Chatterjee, T.; De Troch, M.; Chan, B. (2008). Descriptions of two Copidognathus halacarid mites (Acari, Halacaridae) from Zanzibar, Tanzania. Zootaxa 1809: 49-60

Vanagt, T.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). Is the burrowing performance of a sandy beach surfing gastropod limiting for its macroscale distribution? Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 155(4): 387-397. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-008-1035-7

Degraer, S.; Verfaillie, E.; Willems, W.; Adriaens, E.; Vincx, M.; Van Lancker, V. (2008). Habitat suitability modelling as a mapping tool for macrobenthic communities: an example from the Belgian part of the North Sea. Cont. Shelf Res. 28(3): 369-379. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2007.09.001

Van Hoey, G.; Guilini, K.; Rabaut, M.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). Ecological implications of the presence of the tube-building polychaete Lanice conchilega on soft-bottom benthic ecosystems. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 154(6): 1009-1019. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s00227-008-0992-1

Vanaverbeke, J.; Vincx, M. (2008). Short-term changes in nematode communities from an abandoned intense sand extraction site on the Kwintebank (Belgian Continental Shelf) two years post-cessation. Mar. Environ. Res. 66(2): 240-248. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2008.02.066

Degraer, S.; Moerkerke, G.; Rabaut, M.; Van Hoey, G.; Du Four, I.; Vincx, M.; Henriet, J.P.; Van Lancker, V.R.M. (2008). Very-high resolution side-scan sonar mapping of biogenic reefs of the tube-worm Lanice conchilega. Remote Sens. Environ. 112(8): 3323-3328. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2007.12.012

Vilas, C.; Drake, P.; Fockedey, N. (2008). Feeding preferences of estuarine mysids Neomysis integer and Rhopalophthalmus tartessicus in a temperate estuary (Guadalquivir Estuary, SW Spain). Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 77(3): 345-356. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2007.09.025

Derycke, S.; Fonseca, G.; Vierstraete, A.; Vanfleteren, J.; Vincx, M.; Moens, T. (2008). Disentangling taxonomy within the Rhabditis (Pellioditis) marina (Nematoda, Rhabditidae) species complex using molecular and morphological tools. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 152(1): 1-15. http://hdl.handle.net/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00365.x

Willems, W.; Goethals, P.; Van den Eynde, D.; Van Hoey, G.; Van Lancker, V.; Verfaillie, E.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). Where is the worm? Predictive modelling of the habitat preferences of the tube-building polychaete Lanice conchilega. Ecol. Model. 212(1-2): 74-79. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2007.10.017

Derycke, S.; Remerie, T.; Backeljau, T.; Vierstraete, A.; Vanfleteren, J.; Vincx, M.; Moens, T. (2008). Phylogeography of the Rhabditis (Pellioditis) marina species complex: evidence for long-distance dispersal, and for range expansions and restricted gene flow in the northeast Atlantic. Mol. Ecol. 17(14): 3306-3322. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03846.x

dos Santos, G.A.P.; Derycke, S.; Fonseca-Genevois, V.; Coelho, L.C.B.B.; Correia, M.T.S.; Moens, T. (2008). Differential effects of food availability on population growth and fitness of three species of estuarine, bacterial-feeding nematodes. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 355(1): 27-40. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2007.11.015

Fonseca, G.; Derycke, S.; Moens, T. (2008). Integrative taxonomy in two free-living nematode species complexes. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 94(4): 737-753. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2008.01015.x

Franco, M.A.; Soetaert, K.; Costa, M.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2008). Uptake of phytodetritus by meiobenthos using 13C labelled diatoms and Phaeocystis in two contrasting sediments from the North Sea. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 362(1): 1-8. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2008.04.010

Franco, M.A.; Steyaert, M.; Cabral, H.N.; Tenreiro, R.; Chambel, L.; Vincx, M.; Costa, M.J.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2008). Impact of discards of beam trawl fishing on the nematode community from the Tagus estuary (Portugal). Mar. Pollut. Bull. 56(10): 1728-1736. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.07.003

Franco, M.A.; Soetaert, K.; van Oevelen, D.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Costa, M.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2008). Density, vertical distribution and trophic responses of metazoan meiobenthos to phytoplankton deposition in contrasting sediment types. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 358: 51-62. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07361

Gallucci, F.; Moens, T.; Vanreusel, A.; Fonseca, G. (2008). Active colonisation of disturbed sediments by deep-sea nematodes: evidence for the patch mosaic model. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 367: 173-183. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07537

Gheerardyn, H.; De Troch, M.; Ndaro, G.M.; Raes, M.; Vincx, M.; Vanreusel, A. (2008). Community structure and microhabitat preferences of harpacticoid copepods in a tropical reef lagoon (Zanzibar, Tanzania). J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 88(4): 747-758. https://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025315408001331

Gheerardyn, H.; Seifried, S.; Vanreusel, A. (2008). A new species of Halophytophilus Brian, 1919 (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Ectinosomatidae) from cold-water corals in the Porcupine Seabight (NE Atlantic). Zootaxa 1761(1761): 1-16

Maria, T.F.; Esteves, A.M.; Smol, N.; Vanreusel, A.; Decraemer, W. (2008). Nematodes from sandy beaches of Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Biociências 16(2): 92-103

Maria, T.F.; da Silva, N.R.R.; Wandeness, A.P.; Esteves, A.M. (2008). Spatio-temporal study and population structure of Daptoneam oxycerca (Nematoda : Xyalidae) in Coroa Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Braz. J. Oceanogr. 56(1): 41-50. dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1679-87592008000100004

Montserrat, F.; Van Colen, C.; Degraer, S.; Ysebaert, T.J.; Herman, P.M.J. (2008). Benthic community-mediated sediment dynamics. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 372: 43-59. https://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07769

Moodley, L.; Steyaert, M.; Epping, E.; Middelburg, J.J.; Vincx, M.; van Avesaath, P.; Moens, T.; Soetaert, K. (2008). Biomass-specific respiration rates of benthic meiofauna: Demonstrating a novel oxygen micro-respiration system. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 357(1): 41-47. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2007.12.025

Nguyen, D.T.; Nguyen, V.T.; Smol, N.; Vanreusel, A. (2008). New genus Asymmelaimus gen. n., sp. n. and new marine nematode species of the subfamily Dorylaimopsinae de Coninck, 1965 (Comesomatidae Filipjev, 1918) from Halong Bay, Vietnam. Rus. J. Nematol. 16(1): 7-16

2007

Ngo, X.Q.; Vanreusel, A.; Nguyen, V.T.; Smol, N. (2007). Biodiversity of meiofauna in the intertidal Khe Nhan mudflat, Can Gio Mangrove Forest, Vietnam with special emphasis on free living nematodes. Ocean Science Journal 42(3): 135-152. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/BF03020918

Rabaut, M.; Guilini, K.; Van Hoey, G.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2007). A bio-engineered soft-bottom environment: the impact of Lanice conchilega on the benthic species-specific densities and community structure. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 75(4): 525-536. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2007.05.041

Raes, M.; De Troch, M.; Ndaro, G.M.; Muthumbi, A.; Guilini, K.; Vanreusel, A. (2007). The structuring role of microhabitat type in coral degradation zones: a case study with marine nematodes from Kenya and Zanzibar. Coral Reefs 26(1): 113-126. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00338-006-0184-8

Sebastian, S.; Raes, M.; De Mesel, I.; Vanreusel, A. (2007). Comparison of the nematode fauna from the Weddell Sea abyssal plain with two North Atlantic abyssal sites. Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 54(16-17): 1727-1736. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.07.004

Speybroeck, J.; Alsteens, L.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2007). Understanding the life of a sandy beach polychaete of functional importance - Scolelepis squamata (Polychaeta: Spionidae) on Belgian sandy beaches (northeastern Atlantic, North Sea). Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 74(1-2): 109-118. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2007.04.002

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