Our publications

Bilcke, G., Van den Berge, K., De Decker, S. et al. Mating type specific transcriptomic response to sex inducing pheromone in the pennate diatom Seminavis robusta.

Bringloe, T. T., Starko, S., Wade, R. M., Vieira, C., Kawai, H., De Clerck, O., Cock, J. M., Coelho, S. M., Destombe, C., Valero, M., Neiva, J., Pearson, G. A., Faugeron, S., Serrão, E. A. & Verbruggen, H. 2020. Phylogeny and Evolution of the Brown Algae. Crit. Rev. Plant Sci.:1-41.

Loaiza, I., Pillet, M., De Boeck, G., & De Troch, M. (2020). Peruvian scallop  Argopecten purpuratus: From a key aquaculture species to a  promising bioindicator species. CHEMOSPHERE, 239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.124767

Del Cortona, A., Jackson, C. J., Bucchini, F., Van Bel, M., D’Hondt, S., Skaloud, P., Delwiche, C. F., Knoll, A. H., Raven, J. A., Verbruggen, H., Vandepoele, K., De Clerck, O. & Leliaert, F. 2020. Neoproterozoic origin and multiple transitions to macroscopic growth in green seaweeds. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 117:2551-59.

DOW, L. STOCK, F., PELTEKIS, A., SZAMOSVARI, D., PROTHIWA, M., LAPOINTE, A., BOETTCHER, T., BAILLEUL, B., VYVERMAN, W., KROTH, P., LEPETIT, B. (2020). The Multifaceted Inhibitory Effects of an Alkylquinolone on the Diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Chembiochem, DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201900612.

Dumolin C., C. Peeters, E. Ehsani, G. Tahon, E. De Canck, M. Conckaert, N. Boon, P. Vandamme. (2020). Achromobacter veterisilvae sp. nov., from a mixed hydrogen-oxidizing bacteria enrichment reactor for microbial protein production. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 70:530-536. https://doi.org/10,1099/ijsem.0.003786

Geraerts, M., Muterezi Bukinga, F., Vanhove, M., Pariselle, A., Chocha Manda, A., Vreven, E., Huyse, T., & Artois, T. (2020). Six new species of Cichlidogyrus Paperna, 1960 (Platyhelminthes: Monogenea) from the gills of cichlids (Teleostei: Cichliformes) from the Lomami River Basin (DRC: Middle Congo). Parasites & vectors, 13(1), 187. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-3927-4

Jorissen, M.W.P., Huyse, T., Pariselle, A. et al. Historical museum collections help detect parasite species jumps after tilapia introductions in the Congo Basin. Biol Invasions (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-020-02288-4

Kumar, V., Roy, S., Baruah, K., Van Haver, D., Impens, F. and Bossier, P. (2020), Environmental conditions steer phenotypic switching in acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease‐causing Vibrio parahaemolyticus , affecting PirAVP/PirBVP toxins production. Environ Microbiol. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.14903

Macheriotou, L., Rigaux, A., Derycke, S. & Vanreusel, A. (2020). Phylogenetic clustering and rarity imply risk of local species extinction in prospective deep-sea mining areas of the Clarion–Clipperton Fracture Zone. Proc. R. Soc. B.28720192666 http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.2666

Mavraki N, De Mesel I, Degraer S, Moens T, Vanaverbeke J (2020). Resource niches of co-occurring invertebrate species at an offshore wind turbine indicate a substantial degree of trophic plasticity. Frontiers in Marine Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00379

Mavraki N, Degraer S, Vanaverbeke J, Braekman U (2020). Organic matter assimilation by hard substrate fauna in an offshore wind farm area: a pulse chase study. ICES J Mar Sci doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsaa133

Mavraki N, Degraer S, Moens T, Vanaverbeke J (2020). Functional differences in trophic structure of offshore wind farm communities: A stable isotope study. Mar Env Res 157: 104868

Mestdagh, S., X. Fang, K. Soetaert, T. Ysebaert, T. Moens & C. Van Colen, 2020. Seasonal variability in ecosystem functioning across estuarine gradients: The role of sediment communities and ecosystem processes. Marine Environmental Research 162: 105096

Mestdagh, S., T. Ysebaert, T. Moens & C. Van Colen, 2020. Dredging-induced turbid plumes affect bio-irrigation and biogeochemistry in sediments inhabited by Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766). ICES Journal of Marine Science 77: 1219-1226

Pena, V., Vieira, C., Braga, J. C., Aguirre, J., Rosler, A., Baele, G., De Clerck, O. & Le Gall, L. 2020. Radiation of the coralline red algae (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) crown group as inferred from a multilocus time-calibrated phylogeny. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 150:106845.

Piarulli, S., B. Vanhove, P. Comandini, S. Scapinello, T. Moens, H. Vrielinck, G. Sciutto, S. Prati, R. Mazzeo, A.M. Booth, C. Van Colen, L. Airoldi, 2020. Do different habits affect microplastics contents in organisms? A trait-based analysis on salt marsh species. Marine Pollution Bulletin 153: 110983

Pontes, L.P., A.-M. Vafeiadou, F.J.L. França, R.A. Cavalcante, D.A.A. França, C.M. Brito, R.N. Alves, P.S.M. Carvalho & G.A.P. Dos Santos, in press. Toxic effects of phenantrene intensify with an increase of temperature for the populations of a free-living nematode. Ecological Indicators

STOCK F, BILCKE G, DE DECKER S, OSUNA-CRUZ CM, VAN DEN BERGE K, VANCAESTER E, DE VEYLDER L, VANDEPOELE K, MANGELINCKX S AND VYVERMAN W (2020) Distinctive Growth and Transcriptional Changes of the Diatom Seminavis robusta in Response to Quorum Sensing Related Compounds.Front. Microbiol. 11:1240. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.01240.

Tahon G., L. Lebbe, M. De Troch, K. Sabbe, A. Willems. 2020. Leeuwenhoekiella aestuarii sp. nov., isolated from salt-water sediment and first insights in the genomes of Leeuwenhoekiella spp. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 70:1706-1719. https://doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.003959

Van Colen, C., Vanhove, B., Diem, A., & Moens, T. (2020). Does microplastic ingestion by zooplankton affect predator-prey interactions? An experimental study on larviphagy. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION, 256. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113479

Van Colen, C., Ong, E.Z., Briffa, M. et al. Clam feeding plasticity reduces herbivore vulnerability to ocean warming and acidification. Nat. Clim. Chang. 10, 162–166 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-019-0679-2

Van Landuyt J., L. Cimmino, C. Dumolin, I. Chatzigiannidou, F. Taveirne, V. Mattelin, Y. Zhang, P. Vandamme, A. Scoma, A. Williamson, N. Boon. (2020). Microbial enrichment, functional characterization and isolation from a cold seep yields piezotolerant ablogate hydrocarbon degraders. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. In press. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiaa097

Vieira, C., Morrow, K., D’Hondt, S., Camacho, O., Engelen, A. H., Payri, C. E. & De Clerck, O. 2020. Diversity, ecology, biogeography and evolution of the prevalent brown algal genus Lobophora in the greater Caribbean sea, including the description of five new species. J. Phycol.

Alves, R. M. S., Van Colen, C., Rabaut, M., De Wulf, A., Vincx, M., & Stal, C. (2019). Cost-Effective Coastal Habitat Mapping: Detecting Intertidal Polychaete Aggregations with Low-Altitude Photogrammetry. PHOTOGRAMMETRIC ENGINEERING AND REMOTE SENSING, 85(12), 899–905. https://doi.org/10.14358/PERS.85.12.899

Bogaert, K. A., Blommaert, L., Ljung, K., Beeckman, T., & De Clerck, O. (2019). Auxin Function in the Brown Alga Dictyota dichotoma. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 179(1), 280–299. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.18.01041

Deschutter, Y., de Schamphelaere, K., Everaert, G., Mensens, C., & de Troch, M. (2019). Seasonal and spatial fatty acid profiling of the calanoid copepods Temora longicomis and Acartia clausi linked to environmental stressors in the North Sea. MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 144, 92–101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.12.008

Diez, Y. L., Reygel, P., & Artois, T. (2019). Schizorhynchia (Platyhelminthes, Rhabdocoela) from eastern Cuba, with the description of fifteen new species. ZOOTAXA, 4646(1), 1–30. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4646.1.1

Ehsani, E., Dumolin, C., Arends, J. B. A., Kerckhof, F.-M., Hu, X., Vandamme, P., & Boon, N. (2019). Enriched hydrogen-oxidizing microbiomes show a high diversity of co-existing hydrogen-oxidizing bacteria. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 103(19), 8241–8253. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00253-019-10082-z

Fang, X., Mestdagh, S., Ysebaert, T., Moens, T., Soetaert, K., & Van Colen, C. (2019). Spatio-temporal variation in sediment ecosystem processes and roles of key biota in the Scheldt estuary. ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE, 222, 21–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2019.04.001

Giraldo, J. B., Stock, W., Dow, L., Roef, L., Willems, A., Mangelinckx, S., … Michiels, M. (2019). Influence of the algal microbiome on biofouling during industrial cultivation of Nannochloropsis sp. in closed photobioreactors. ALGAL RESEARCH-BIOMASS BIOFUELS AND BIOPRODUCTS, 42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2019.10159

Huang, Q., Olenin, S., Jiang, T., Sun, S., & De Troch, M. (2019). Assessing environmental effects of the bay scallop Argopecten irradians culture in China: Using abiotic and biotic indicators. AQUACULTURE, 499, 316–328. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2018.09.050

Jouk, P. E. H., Revis, N. J. P., & Artois, T. (2019). Coelogynopora schockaerti n. sp. (Proseriata: Coelogynoporidae), a remnant of a platyhelminth coldwater fauna in the northwestern Mediterranean? ZOOTAXA, 4686(3), 409–418. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4686.3.6

Kerkhove, T. R. H., Boyen, J., De Backer, A., Mol, J. H., Volckaert, F. A. M., Leliaert, F., & De Troch, M. (2019). Multilocus data reveal cryptic species in the Atlantic seabob shrimp Xiphopenaeus kroyeri (Crustacea: Decapoda). BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, 127(4), 847–862. https://doi.org/10.1093/biolinnean/blz065

Kerkhove, T. R. H., Hellemans, B., De Troch, M., De Backer, A., & Volckaert, F. A. M. (2019). Isolation and characterisation of 14 novel microsatellite markers through Next Generation Sequencing for the commercial Atlantic seabob shrimp Xiphopenaeus kroyeri. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY REPORTS, 46(6), 6565–6569. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11033-019-05026-9

KOEDOODER, C., STOCK, W., WILLEMS, A., MANGELINCKX, S., DE TROCH, M., VYVERMAN, W. & SABBE, K. (2019). Diatom-bacteria interactions modulate the composition and productivity of benthic diatom biofilms. Front. Microbiol. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.01255.

Kumar V., Roy S., Baruah K., Van Haver D., Impens F., Bossier P. (2019). Environmental conditions steer phenotypic switching in acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease‐causing Vibrio parahaemolyticus , affecting PirAVP/PirBVP toxins production. Environmental Microbiology.  https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14903

Kupper, F. C., Peters, A. F., Kytinou, E., Asensi, A. O., Vieira, C., Macaya, E. C., & De Clerck, O. (2019). Dictyota falklandica sp. nov. (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) from the Falkland Islands and southernmost South America. PHYCOLOGIA, 58(6), 640–647. https://doi.org/10.1080/00318884.2019.1648990

Lin, Y., Reygel, P., Feng, W., Chen, J., Tessens, B., Van Steenkiste, N. W. L., Wang, A. (2019). Four new species of the genus Paraustrorhynchus (Rhabdocoela: Kalyptorhynchia: Polycystididae). ZOOTAXA, 4550(3), 357–373. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4550.3.4

Lopes-dos-Santos, R. M. A., Groot, R., Liying, S., Bossier, P., & Van Stappen, G. (2019). Halophilic bacteria as a food source for the brine shrimp Artemia. AQUACULTURE, 500, 631–639. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2018.10.06

Lopes-dos-Santos, R.M.A., De Troch, M., Bossier, P., Van Stappen, G. (2019). Archivory in the food web of hypersaline aquatic ecosystems: Haloarchaea as a dietary source for the brine shrimp Artemia. FEMS microbiology ecology 95: fiz178

Mevenkamp, L., Guilini, K., Boetius, A., De Grave, J., Laforce, B., Vandenberghe, D., … Vanreusel, A. (2019). Responses of an abyssal meiobenthic community to short-term burial with crushed nodule particles in the south-east Pacific. Biogeosciences, 16(11), 2329–2341. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-2329-2019

Monnens, M., Frost, E. J., Clark, M., Sewell, M. A., Vanhove, M. P. M., & Artois, T. (2019). Description and ecophysiology of a new species of Syndesmis Silliman, 1881 (Rhabdocoela: Umagillidae) from the sea urchin Evechinus chloroticus (Valenciennes, 1846) Mortensen, 1943 in New Zealand. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR PARASITOLOGY-PARASITES AND WILDLIFE, 10, 71–82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.07.005

Rodriguez-Prieto, C., De Clerck, O., Huisman, J. M., & Lin, S.-M. (2019). Characterisation of Nesoia latifolia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from Europe with emphasis on cystocarp development and description of Nesoia mediterranea sp. nov. PHYCOLOGIA, 58(4), 393–404. https://doi.org/10.1080/00318884.2019.1591879

STOCK, W., BLOMMAERT, L., DE TROCH, M., MANGELINCKX, S., WILLEMS, A., VYVERMAN, W. & SABBE, K. (2019). Host specificity in diatom-bacteria interactions alleviates antagonistic effects. FEMS Microb. Ecol. DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fiz171

Stock, W., Blommaert, L., Daveloose, I., Vyverman, W., & Sabbe, K. (2019). Assessing the suitability of Imaging-PAM fluorometry for monitoring growth of benthic diatoms. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY, 513, 35–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2019.02.003

Vercauteren, Maaike, De Swaef, E., Declercq, A. M., Polet, H., Aerts, J., Ampe, B., … Chiers, K. (2019). Scrutinizing the triad of Vibrio tapetis, the skin barrier and pigmentation as determining factors in the development of skin ulcerations in wild common dab (Limanda limanda). VETERINARY RESEARCH, 50. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13567-019-0659-6

Vieira, C., De Clerck, O., Millet, L., & Payri, C. E. (2019). Description of ten new Lobophora species from the Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea). PHYCOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 67(3), 228–238. https://doi.org/10.1111/pre.12372

Vercauteren, Maaike, Decostere, A., & Chiers, K. (2019). First report of lesions resembling red mark syndrome observed in wild-caught common dab (Limanda limanda). JOURNAL OF FISH DISEASES. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfd.13104

D’Hondt, A.-S., Stock, W., Blommaert, L., Moens, T., & Sabbe, K. (2018). Nematodes stimulate biomass accumulation in a multispecies diatom biofilm. MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 140, 78–89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.06.005

De Clerck, O., Kao, S.-M., Bogaert, K. A., Blomme, J., Foflonker, F., Kwantes, M., … Bothwell, J. H. (2018). Insights into the Evolution of Multicellularity from the Sea Lettuce Genome. CURRENT BIOLOGY, 28(18), 2921+. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.08.015

Hernando, M., Schloss, I. R., Almandoz, G. O., Malanga, G., Varela, D. E., & De Troch, M. (2018). Combined effects of temperature and salinity on fatty acid content and lipid damage in Antarctic phytoplankton. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY, 503, 120–128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2018.03.004

Huang, Q., Olenin, S., Sun, S., & De Troch, M. (2018). Impact of farming non-indigenous scallop Argopecten irradians on benthic ecosystem functioning: a case-study in Laizhou Bay, China. AQUACULTURE ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS, 10, 227–241. https://doi.org/10.3354/aei00264

Jorissen, M. W. P., Pariselle, A., Huyse, T., Vreven, E. J., Snoeks, J., Decru, E., … Vanhove, M. P. M. (2018). Six new dactylogyrid species (Platyhelminthes, Monogenea) from the gills of cichlids (Teleostei, Cichliformes) from the Lower Congo Basin. PARASITE, 25. https://doi.org/10.1051/parasite/2018059

Leliaert, F., Payo, D. A., Gurgel, C. F. D., Schils, T., Draisma, S. G. A., Saunders, G. W., … De Clerck, O. (2018). Patterns and drivers of species diversity in the Indo-Pacific red seaweed Portieria. JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY, 45(10), 2299–2313. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13410

Mae Guden, R., Vafeiadou, A.-M., De Meester, N., Derycke, S., & Moens, T. (2018). Living apart-together: Microhabitat differentiation of cryptic nematode species in a saltmarsh habitat. PLOS ONE, 13(9). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204750

Mestdagh, S., B. De Smedt, U. Braeckman, T. Ysebaert, T. Moens & C. Van Colen, 2018. Functional trait responses to sediment deposition reduce macrofauna-mediated ecosystem functioning in an estuarine mudflat. Biogeosciences 15: 2587-2599 (IF: 3.951 / Q1)

Mestdagh, S., T. Ysebaert, T. Moens & C. Van Colen, 2018. Dredging-induced turbid plumes affect bio-irrigation and biogeochemistry in sediments inhabited by Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766). ICES Journal of Marine Science: fsy122

Mevenkamp, L., Ong, E. Z., Van Colen, C., Vanreusel, A., & Guilini, K. (2018). Combined, short-term exposure to reduced seawater pH and elevated temperature induces community shifts in an intertidal meiobenthic assemblage. MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 133, 32–44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2017.11.002

Tahon, G., Tytgat, B., Lebbe, L., Carlier, A., & Willems, A. (2018). Abditibacterium utsteinense sp nov the first cultivated member of candidate phylum FBP, isolated from ice-free Antarctic soil samples. SYSTEMATIC AND APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY, 41(4), 279–290. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.syapm.2018.01.009

Vafeiadou, A.-M., Bretana, B. L. P., Van Colen, C., dos Santos, G. A. P., & Moens, T. (2018). Global warming-induced temperature effects to intertidal tropical and temperate meiobenthic communities. MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 142, 163–177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.10.005

Vercauteren, M, De Swaef, E., Declercq, A., Bosseler, L., Gulla, S., Balboa, S., … Decostere, A. (2018). First isolation of Vibrio tapetis and an atypical strain of Aeromonas salmonicida from skin ulcerations in common dab (Limanda limanda) in the North Sea. JOURNAL OF FISH DISEASES, 41(2), 329–335. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfd.12729

LeRoux, F., Wegner, K. M., Baker-Austin, C., Vezzulli, L., Osorio, C. R., Amaro, C., … Huehn, S. (2015). The emergence of Vibrio pathogens in Europe: ecology, evolution, and pathogenesis (Paris, 11-12th March 2015). FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY, 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2015.00830