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Vakgroep Biologie (VUB-DBIO)

English name: Department of Biology
Parent institute: Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen & Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen (VUB-WE), more


Persons (13)  Top | Institutes | Publications | Projects | Datasets 

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Child institutes (7)  Top | Persons | Publications | Projects | Datasets 
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen & Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Ecology and Biodiversity (VUB), more
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Ecologie en Systematiek (VUB-ECOL), more
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Antropologie (VUB), more
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Cellulaire Genetica (VUB), more
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Ecotoxicologie en Polaire Ecologie (VUB-ETOX), more
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Plantenfysiologie (VUB), more
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Plantengenetica (VUB), more

Publications (45)  Top | Persons | Institutes | Projects | Datasets 
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  • Peer reviewed article Schmidlin, S.; Parcerisas, C.; Hubert, J.; Watson, M.S.; Mees, J.; Botteldooren, D.; Devos, P.; Debusschere, E.; Hablützel, P.I. (2024). Comparison of the effects of reef and anthropogenic soundscapes on oyster larvae settlement. NPG Scientific Reports 14(1): 12580. https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-024-63322-2, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Weerdt, J. (2023). A new record of a white humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) in Papeete, Tahiti. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 103: e78. https://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S002531542300067X, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Weerdt, J.; Pacheco, A.S.; Calambokidis, J.; Castaneda, M.; Cheeseman, T.; Frisch-Jordan, A.; Alpizar, F.G.; Hayslip, C.; Martinez-Loustalot, P.; Palacios, D.M.; Quintana-Rizzo, E.; Ransome, N.; Urban Ramirez, J.U.; Clapham, P.; Van der Stocken, T. (2023). Migratory destinations and spatial structuring of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) wintering off Nicaragua. NPG Scientific Reports 13(1): 15180. https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-41923-7, more
  • Peer reviewed article Dahdouh-Guebas, F.; Mafaziya Nijamdeen, T.W.G.F.; Hugé, J.; Dahdouh-Guebas, Y.; Di Nitto, D.; Hamza, A.J.; Kodikara Arachchilage, S.K.; Koedam, N.; Mancilla Garcia, M.; Mohamed, M.O.S.; Mostert, L.; Munga, C.N.; Poti, M.; Satyanarayana, B.; Stiers, I.; Van Puyvelde, K.; Vanhove, M.P.M.; Vande Velde, K.; Ratsimbazafy, H.A. (2022). The Mangal Play: a serious game to experience multi-stakeholder decision-making in complex mangrove social-ecological systems. Front. Mar. Sci. 9: 909793. https://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2022.909793, more
  • Peer reviewed article Kimeli, A.K.; Cherono, S.; Baya, P.; Mathinji, M.; Okello, J.A.; Koedam, N.; Westphal, H.; Kairo, J.G. (2022). Surface elevation changes in an estuarine mangrove forest in Vanga, Kenya: Implications for management and mitigation of sea-level rise. Front. Mar. Sci. 9: 932963. https://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2022.932963, more
  • Peer reviewed article Saha, A.; Vogt, K.; Feeroz, M.M.; Hasan, M.K. (2022). A re-discovery of Coelops frithii (Chiroptera, Hipposideridae) from its type locality after one and a half century. Mammalia (Paris) 86(3): 271-275. https://dx.doi.org/10.1515/mammalia-2021-0092, more
  • Peer reviewed article Van der Stocken, T.; Vanschoenwinkel, B.; Carroll, D.; Cavanaugh, K.C.; Koedam, N. (2022). Mangrove dispersal disrupted by projected changes in global seawater density. Nat. Clim. Chang. 12(7): 685-691. https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41558-022-01391-9, more
  • Peer reviewed article Kimeli, A.; Cherono, S.; Mutisya, B.; Tamooh, F.; Okello, J.; Westphal, H.; Koedam, N.; Kairo, J. (2021). Tracing organic matter sources in the estuarine sediments of Vanga, Kenya, and provenance implications. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 263: 107636. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2021.107636, more
  • Peer reviewed article Pinheiro, R.O.; Triest, L.; Lopes, P.F.M. (2021). Cultural ecosystem services: linking landscape and social attributes to ecotourism in protected areas. Ecosystem Services 50: 101340. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2021.101340, more
  • Peer reviewed article Poti, M.; Rusli, M.U.; Mohd Jani, J.; Hugé, J.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F. (2021). Changing trends and perceptions of sea turtle egg consumption in Redang Island, Malaysia. Ecol. Soc. 26(4): 14. https://dx.doi.org/10.5751/es-12717-260414, more
  • Peer reviewed article Dang, Y.N.T.; Nguyen, H.T.; Pham, L.K.; Harada, H.; Brion, N.; Duong, H.V.; Nguyen, H.V.; Venterink, H.O. (2019). Effects of nutrient supply and nutrient ratio on diversity-productivity relationships of phytoplankton in the Cau Hai lagoon, Vietnam. Ecol. Evol. 9(10): 5950-5962. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5178, more
  • Peer reviewed article Nicolaï, M.P.J.; Matzke, N.J. (2019). Trait-based range expansion aided in the global radiation of Crocodylidae. Glob. Ecol. Biogeogr. 28(9): 1244-1258. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12929, more
  • Peer reviewed article Van der Stocken, T.; Vanschoenwinkel, B.; De Ryck, D.; Koedam, N. (2018). Caught in transit: offshore interception of seafaring propagules from seven mangrove species. Ecosphere 9(4): e02208. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2208, more
  • Peer reviewed article Rumisha, C.; Shukuru, H; Lyimo, J; Maganira, D; Nehemia, A. (2015). Benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in mangroves and open intertidal areas on the Dar es Salaam coast, Tanzania. Afr. J. Aquat. Sci. 40(2): 143-151. dx.doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2015.1051504, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vermeulen, E.; Holsbeek, L.; Das, K. (2015). Diurnal and seasonal variation in the behaviour of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Bahia San Antonio, Patagonia, Argentina. Aquat. Mamm. 41(3): 272-283. dx.doi.org/10.1578/AM.41.3.2015.272, more
  • Peer reviewed article Vermeulen, E.; Cammareri, A.; Holsbeek, L. (2012). Alteration of Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) behaviour by human-induced disturbance in Bahía San Antonio, Patagonia, Argentina. Aquat. Mamm. 38(1): 56-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1578/AM.38.1.2012.56, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fry, B.G.; Roelants, K.; Norman, J.A. (2009). Tentacles of venom: toxic protein convergence in the kingdom Animalia. J. Mol. Evol. 68(4): 311-321. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00239-009-9223-8, more
  • Peer reviewed article Samyn, Y.; Tallon, I. (2005). Zoogeography of the shallow-water holothuroids of the Western Indian Ocean. J. Biogeogr. 32(9): 1523-1538. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2699.2005.01295.x, more
  • Dierick, J. (2024). Extreme variation in reproductive strategy: tropical seagrass superclone unveiled, in: Mees, J. et al. Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day, 6 March 2024, Oostende. VLIZ Special Publication, 91: pp. 69, more
  • Dujardin, J.; Perneel, M.; Lagaisse, R.; Larrinoa, N.; Mortelmans, J.; Theetaert, H.; Verbrugge, S.; Gkritzalis, T.; De Rijcke, M.; Maere, S.; Hablützel, P.I. (2024). From bloom to foam: tracing the role of Phaeocystis in marine gel formation, in: Mees, J. et al. Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day, 6 March 2024, Oostende. VLIZ Special Publication, 91: pp. 18-19, more
  • Schmidlin, S.; Treherne, Y.; Mees, J.; Hablützel, P.I. (2023). Friend or foe? – Larvae of the invasive Pacific oyster (Magallana gigas) trade off positive and negative cues in their decision making for settlement, in: Mees, J. et al. Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day, 1 March 2023, Bruges. VLIZ Special Publication, 90: pp. 97, more
  • Ayitey, S.; Mafaziya Nijamdeen, T.W.G.F.; Deepananda, A.K.H.M.; George, I.; Kodikara Arachilage, S.; Peiris, H.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F. (2022). Physico-chemical parameters and bacteria as indicators of sewage pollution in Negombo lagoon, Sri Lanka, in: Mees, J. et al. Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day, Online event 2 March 2022. VLIZ Special Publication, 88: pp. 33-34, more
  • Nyandwi, A.; Münstermann, R.; Kodikara Arachchilage, S.K.; Jayatissa, L.P.; Satyanarayana, B.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F. (2022). Vegetation succession in the mangroves of Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka: comparison of current and historic vegetation structure and stratification, in: Mees, J. et al. Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day, Online event 2 March 2022. VLIZ Special Publication, 88: pp. 73-74, more
  • Vannozzi Brito, V.; Colosimo, A.; Heyeres, M.; Turquand, M.; Pelsmaekers, E.; Drouet, H.T.; Muthuthanthirige, D.L.; Liu, J.; Suvorova, G.; Fourchault, L.; Bernard, T.; Pathak Broome, A.; Peruzzo, S.; Torres, M.J.; Mitchell, L.; Govender, M.; Lhosupasirirat, P.; Zakrzewski, S.; Jaafar, R.; Satyanarayana, B.; Bin Muslim, A.; Coste, S.; Kodikara Arachilage, S.; Jayatissa, L.P.; Besse, P.; Munga, C.N.; Andrianarimisa, A.; Nguetsop, F.; Bézault, E.; Santini, G.; Riéra, B.; Dubuisson, J.-Y.; Triest, L.; Stiers, I.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F. (2022). Tropical Excellence: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems (TROPIMUNDO), in: Mees, J. et al. Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day, Online event 2 March 2022. VLIZ Special Publication, 88: pp. 89-90, more
  • Van der Stocken, T.; Carroll, D.; Menemenlis, D.; Simard, M.; Koedam, N. (2021). No ocean too wide? Global-scale ocean dispersal simulations support genetic evidence for trans-oceanic dispersal and connectivity in mangroves, in: Mees, J. et al. Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day. Oostende, Belgium, 3 March 2021. VLIZ Special Publication, 87: pp. 122, more
  • Chong, F.H.Y.; Shaikh, H.; Wolswijk, G.; Dominguez Martinez, R.M.; Nève de Mévergnies, T.; Fernández Mató, P.; Osborn, A.; Van de Sande, E.; Behara, S.; Bin Muslim, A.; Kodikara Arachchi, S.; Jayatissa, L.P.; Besse, P.; Radanielina, T.; Nguetsop, F.; Imbert, D.; Coste, S.; Santini, G.; Riéra, B.; Dubuisson, J.-Y.; Triest, L.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F. (2020). Excellence in the tropics: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems (TROPIMUNDO), in: Mees, J. et al. Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day. Oostende, Belgium, 18 March 2020. VLIZ Special Publication, 84: pp. 49-50, more
  • Luypaert, T.; Hagan, J.G.; McCarthy, M.L.; Poti, M. (2020). Status of marine biodiversity in the Anthropocene, in: Jungblut, S. et al. YOUMARES 9 - The Oceans: Our Research, Our Future. pp. 57-82. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-20389-4_4, more
  • Ward, A.E.; Fratini, S.; Torchin, M.; Santini, G.; Kochzius, M. (2020). Transfer potential of fish parasites across the Panama Canal, in: Mees, J. et al. Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day. Oostende, Belgium, 18 March 2020. VLIZ Special Publication, 84: pp. 87-88, more
  • Alka, K. (2019). High-throughput sequencing of the phytoplankton, zooplankton and bacterial community structure in south Chilean lakes. MSc Thesis. Universiteit Antwerpen/Ghent University/Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Antwerpen/Gent/Brussel. 74 pp., more
  • Alka, K.; Verleyen, E.; Tytgat, B. (2019). Planktonic community of southern Chile lakes: Phytoplankton, zooplankton and bacteria, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day. Bredene, Belgium, 13 March 2019. VLIZ Special Publication, 83: pp. 87, more
  • Panto, G.; Vanreusel, A.; Pasotti, F. (2019). Benthic community structure and responses to global warming in the Prince Gustav Channel, Antarctica, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day. Bredene, Belgium, 13 March 2019. VLIZ Special Publication, 83: pp. 127-128, more
  • Wolswijk, G.; Saliu, I.S.; Khattar, J.F.; Chong, F.; Cannicci, S.; Behara, S.; Muslim, A.M.; Sunanda, K.; Jayatissa, L.; Radanielina, T.; Nguetsop, F.; Imbert, D.; Coste, S.; Santini, G.; Riéra, B.; Dubuisson, J.-Y.; Triest, L.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F. (2019). A true tropical experience: TROPIMUNDO Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems, in: Mees, J. et al. Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day. Bredene, Belgium, 13 March 2019. VLIZ Special Publication, 83: pp. 82-83, more
  • Dahdouh-Guebas, F.; Triest, L.; Dubuisson, J.-Y.; Riéra, B.; Santini, G.; Coste, S.; Imbert, D.; Nguetsop, F.; Ravaomanalina, H.; Muslim, A.M.; Satyanarayana, B.; Cannicci, S. (2018). The Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems - TROPIMUNDO, in: Mees, J. et al. Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Science Day. Bredene, Belgium, 21 March 2018. VLIZ Special Publication, 81: pp. 77-78, more
  • Gordigiani, L.; Kochzius, M.; Pavan, G. (2017). Inter pulse interval analysis of Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus), "clicks" recorded in Mediterranean Sea: Population structure and distribution of sizes. Poster presented at the VLIZ Marine Science Day 3 March 2017. Vrije Universiteit Brussel/Università degli studi di Pavia: Brussel, Pavia. 1 poster pp., more
  • Gordigiani, L.; Pavan, G.; Kochzius, M. (2017). Inter pulse interval analysis of Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus), Linnaeus 1758) recorded in Mediterranean Sea between 1996 and 2011: Population structure and distribution of sizes., in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 3 March 2017. VLIZ Special Publication, 79: pp. 38, more
  • Mutisya, B.; Kairo, J.; Ndungu, J.; Kervyn, K.; Koedam, N. (2017). Modelling soil erosion potential in the transboundary catchment of River Umba using remotely sensed data. Poster at the VLIZ Marine Scientist Day 3 March 2017. Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Brussel. 1 poster pp., more
  • Mutisya, B.N.; Kairo, J.; Kervyn, M.; Ndungu, J.; Koedam, N. (2017). Modelling soil erosion potential using remotely sensed data, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 3 March 2017. VLIZ Special Publication, 79: pp. 62, more
  • Dahdouh-Guebas, F.; Triest, L.; Dubuisson, J-Y.D.; Riéra, B.R.; Santini, G.S.; Ruiz Murrieta, J.R.M.; Nguetsop, F.N.; Lokman Bin Husain, M.L.B.H.; Behara, S.B.; Tibbetts, I.T. (2016). TROPIMUNDO - Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 12 February 2016. VLIZ Special Publication, 75: pp. 29-30, more
  • Van Mossevelde, E.; Vande Velde, K.; Hugé, J.; Koedam, N.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F. (2016). Biodiversity conservation in social-ecological systems: "Mapping the local discourses on biodiversity conservation in Singaporean mangroves". Poster at the VLIZ Marine Scientist Day 12 February 2016. Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Brussel. 1 poster pp., more
  • Demierbe, T.; van der Ven, R.M.; Sutrisno, P.; Kochzius, M. (2014). Connectivity of the coral Acropora tenuis in the Spermonde Archipelago, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 7 March 2014. VLIZ Special Publication, 67: pp. 47, more
  • Huyghe, F.; Kochzius, M. (2013). Connectivity of Amphiprion akallopisos (Skunk Clown Fish) in the Indian Ocean, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 15 February 2013. VLIZ Special Publication, 63: pp. 55, more
  • Sihaloho, H.F.; Kochzius, M. (2013). Genetic population structure of the blue starfish (Linckia laevigata) in the Indo-Malay Archipelago based on microsatellites, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 15 February 2013. VLIZ Special Publication, 63: pp. 83, more
  • Terer, T. (2011). Conservation genetics, utilization and effects of Cyperus papyrus harvesting: making ecosystem management work in Kenyan wetlands. PhD Thesis. VUB Brussels University Press: Brussels. ISBN 978 90 5487 885 8. 238 pp., more
  • Vande Wynckel, D.; Vandaele, M.; Jammeh, K.; Jallow, A.O.; Faal, H.S.; Batchilly, M.; Senghore, K.; Germonpré, T.; Vanslambrouck, P.; Spegelaere, M.; Dahdouh-Guebas, F. (2011). Implementation of a sustainable project in the Tanbi Wetland Complex, Banjul (The Gambia), in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 25 February 2011: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 48: pp. 97-98, more
  • Samyn, Y. (1995). Reproduction of two non-commercial sea urchins (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) in the Mombasa Marine National Park, Kenya. MSc Thesis. Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Brussel. 134 pp., more

Projects (2)  Top | Persons | Institutes | Publications | Datasets 
  • ICP 'Ecomama', more
  • Study and Modelling Eutrophication-related Changes in Coastal Planktonic Food-webs, more

Datasets (2)  Top | Persons | Institutes | Publications | Projects 
  • Gabriels I.; Polk P.; Vakgroep Biologie; Faculteit Wetenschappen. VUB: Belgium; (2016): Predation of Crangon crangon by Agonus cataphractus in Belgian coastal waters between 1973 and 1977., more
  • Li, Y.; Hablützel, P.I.; Liu, Z.; Van Acker, E.; Janssen, C.R.; Asselman, J.; De Rijcke, M.; Flanders Marine Institute; Ghent University; Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Belgium; (2024): Seasonal dynamics of bacterial community structure and function in surf zone seawater of a recreational beach in Ostend, Belgium. Marine Data Archive., more

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