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    • Abundance, distribution and diversity of gelatinous predators along the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge: A comparison of different sampling methodologies 

      Hosia, Aino; Falkenhaug, Tone; Baxter, Emily J.; Pages, Fransesc (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-11-02)
      The diversity and distribution of gelatinous zooplankton were investigated along the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) from June to August 2004.Here, we present results from macrozooplankton trawl sampling, as well as ...
    • Adamastor – an ocean that never existed? 

      Konopasek, Jiri; Cavalcante, Carolina; Fossen, Haakon; Janoušek, Vojtěch (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Existing models of tectonic evolution of the Neoproterozoic orogenic system rimming the shores of the South Atlantic Ocean (the Araçuaí–Ribeira–Congo and Dom Feliciano–Kaoko–Gariep belts) interpret the belts as subduction-related ...
    • Amphipod family distributions around Iceland 

      Brix, Saskia; Lörz, Anne-Nina; Jazdzewska, Anna M.; Hughes, Lauren E.; Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Pabis, Krzysztof; Stransky, Bente; Krapp-Schickel, Traudl; Sorbe, Jean-Claude; Hendrycks, Ed; Vader, Wim; Frutos, Inmaculada; Horton, Tammy; Jazdzewski, Krzysztof; Peart, Rachael; Beermann, Jan; Coleman, Charles Oliver; Buhl-Mortensen, Lene; Corbari, Laure; Havermans, Charlotte; Tato, Ramiro; Campean, Anali Jimenez (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-01-23)
      Amphipod crustaceans were collected at all 55 stations sampled with an epibenthic sledge during two IceAGE expeditions (Icelandic marine Animals: Genetics and Ecology) in 2011 and 2013. In total, 34 amphipod families and ...
    • Amphipods and sea anemones, an update 

      Vader, Wim; Tandberg, Anne Helene Solberg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      We present an updated survey of the Amphipoda that live in association with sea anemones. These amphipods can be divided into four groups: 1) symbiotic amphipods using sea anemones mainly for protection, but feeding largely ...
    • Analysis of Paralogs in Target Enrichment Data Pinpoints Multiple Ancient Polyploidy Events in Alchemilla s.l. (Rosaceae) 

      Morales-Briones, Diego F.; Gehrke, Berit; Huang, Chien-Hsun; Liston, A; Marx, Hannah; Tank, David; Yang, Ya (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Target enrichment is becoming increasingly popular for phylogenomic studies. Although baits for enrichment are typically designed to target single-copy genes, paralogs are often recovered with increased sequencing depth, ...
    • Ancestral role of Pax2/5/8 in molluscan brain and multimodal sensory system development 

      Wollesen, Tim; Rodríguez Monje, Sonia V; Todt, Christiane; Degnan, Bernard M; Wanninger, Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-10-28)
      Background Mollusks represent the largest lophotrochozoan phylum and exhibit highly diverse body plans. Previous studies have demonstrated that transcription factors such as Pax genes play important roles during their ...
    • Ancient diversity of afrotropical Microborus: three endemic species - not one widespread 

      Jordal, Bjarte Henry (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      The primarily Neotropical genus Microborus Blandford is represented with three species in Africa and Madagascar. The previously recorded species from this region, M. boops Blandford, is a Neotropical species restricted to ...
    • Ancient DNA reveals a southern presence of the Northeast Arctic cod during the Holocene 

      Martinez Garcia, Lourdes; Ferrari, Giada; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Jentoft, Sissel; Barrett, James H.; Star, Bastiaan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Climate change has been implicated in an increased number of distributional shifts of marine species during the last century. Nonetheless, it is unclear whether earlier climatic fluctuations had similar impacts. We use ...
    • Ancient DNA sequence quality is independent of fish bone weight 

      Atmore, Lane Margaret; Ferrari, Giada; Martinez Garcia, Lourdes; van der Jagt, Inge; Blevis, Rachel; Granado, José; Häberle, Simone; Dierickx, Katrien; Quinlan, Liz M.; Lõugas, Lembi; Makowiecki, Daniel; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Barrett, James Harold; Star, Bastiaan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      The field of ancient DNA (aDNA) typically uses between 50 and 200 mg of minimum input weight of bone material for the extraction of DNA from archaeological remains. While laboratory and analysis techniques have focused on ...
    • Annelids of the eastern Australian abyss collected by the 2017 RV ‘Investigator’ voyage 

      Gunton, Laetitia M; Kupriyanova, Elena K.; Alvestad, Tom; Avery, Lynda; Blake, James A.; Biriukova, Olga; Böggemann, Markus; Borisova, Polina B.; Budaeva, Nataliya; Burghardt, Ingo; Capa, Maria; Georgieva, Magdalena N.; Glasby, Christopher J.; Hsueh, Pan-Wen; Hutchings, Pat; Jimi, Naoto; Kongsrud, Jon Anders; Meißner, Karin; Murray, Anna; Nikolic, Mark; Paxton, Hannelore; Ramos, Dino; Schulze, Anja; Sobczyk, Robert; Watson, Charlotte; Wiklund, Helena; Wilson, Robin S.; Zhadan, Anna; Jinghuai, Zhang; Langeneck, Joachim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In Australia, the deep-water (bathyal and abyssal) benthic invertebrate fauna is poorly known in comparison with that of shallow (subtidal and shelf) habitats. Benthic fauna from the deep eastern Australian margin was ...
    • Aplacophoran mollusks evolved from ancestors with polyplacophoran-like features 

      Scherholz, Maik; Redl, Emanuel; Wollesen, Tim; Todt, Christiane; Wanninger, Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-11-04)
      Mollusca is an animal phylum with vast morphological diversity and includes worm-shaped aplacophorans, snails, bivalves, and the complex cephalopods [1]. The interrelationships of these class-level taxa are still contentious ...
    • An approach to determining anthocyanin synthesis enzyme gene expression in an evolutionary context: an example from Erica plukenetii 

      Le Maitre, Nicholas C.; Pirie, Michael David; Bellstedt, Dirk U. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background and Aims: Floral colour in angiosperms can be controlled by variations in the expression of the genes of the anthocyanin pathway. Floral colour shifts influence pollinator specificity. Multiple shifts in floral ...
    • Approaching the Arctic: the occurrence of Parin’s spinyfin Diretmichthys parini (Beryciformes: Diretmidae) in the Nordic Seas 

      Lynghammar, Arve; Byrkjedal, Ingvar; Bugjerde, Berit Margrete; Wienerroither, Rupert (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Two adult specimens of the tropical to subtropical fish species Diretmichthys parini are reported from the North Sea and the northern Norwegian Sea, respectively. Both were accidentally caught as bycatch by commercial ...
    • Assessment of mitochondrial genomes for heterobranch gastropod phylogenetics 

      Varney, Rebecca M.; Brenzinger, Bastian; Malaquias, Manuel António E.; Meyer, Christopher P.; Schrödl, Michael; Kocot, Kevin M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Heterobranchia is a diverse clade of marine, freshwater, and terrestrial gastropod molluscs. It includes such disparate taxa as nudibranchs, sea hares, bubble snails, pulmonate land snails and slugs, and a ...
    • A benefit-cost analysis framework for prioritization of control programs for well-established invasive alien species 

      Blaalid, Rakel; Magnussen, Kristin; Westberg, Nina Buvik; Navrud, Ståle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Invasive alien species (IAS) are identified as a major threat to biodiversity and ecosystem services. While early detection and control programs to avoid establishments of new alien species can be very cost-effective, ...
    • Benthic invertebrates in Svalbard fjords—when metabarcoding does not outperform traditional biodiversity assessment 

      Willassen, Endre; Westgaard, Jon-Ivar; Kongsrud, Jon Anders; Hanebrekke, Tanja Lexau; Buhl-Mortensen, Pål; Holte, Børge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      To protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity is one of the 10 challenges identified by the United Nations’s Decade of the Ocean Science. In this study we used eDNA from sediments collected in two fjords of the Svalbard ...
    • Benthic scavenger community composition and carrion removal in Arctic and Subarctic fjords 

      Dunlop, Katherine Mary; Renaud, Paul Eric; Berge, Jørgen; Jones, Daniel O.B.; Harbour, Rob P.; Tandberg, Anne Helene S.; Sweetman, Andrew K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12)
      In high latitude coastal regions, benthic scavenger communities are largely composed of invertebrates that play a key role in the cycling of organic matter. Factors including temperature and depth can structure Arctic and ...
    • Bergens Museums Aarsberetning for 1886 

      Grieg, James A.; Nansen, Fridtjof; Brunchorst, J. (Bergens museums aarsberetning, Book, 1887)
    • Biatora alnetorum (Ramalinaceae, Lecanorales), a new lichen species from western North America 

      Ekman, Stefan; Tønsberg, Tor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-03-05)
      Biatora alnetorum S. Ekman & Tønsberg, a lichenised ascomycete in the family Ramalinaceae (Lecanorales, Lecanoromycetes), is described as new to science. It is distinct from other species of Biatora in the combination of ...
    • Biodiversity and ecology of lichens of Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. 

      McCune, Bruce; Arup, Ulf; Breuss, Othmar; Di Meglio, Elisa; Di Meglio, Joseph; Esslinger, T.L.; Miadlikowska, Jolanta; Miller, A.E.; Rosentreter, R.; Schultz, M.; Sheard, John; Tønsberg, Tor; Walton, J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12)
      We inventoried lichens in Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska, USA We assembled the known information on occurrence and ecology of lichens in this park by combining field, herbarium, and literature studies. Our results ...