The symbiotic spectrum: where do the gregarines fit?
Rueckert, S., Betts, E. L., & Tsaousis, A. D. (2019)
The symbiotic spectrum: where do the gregarines fit?. Trends in Parasitology, 35(9), 687-694. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2019.06.013
Gregarine apicomplexans are closely related to parasites such as Plasmodium, Toxoplasma, and Cryptosporidium, which are causing severe health and economic burdens. Colonizing ...
Morphology and molecular systematic of marine gregarines (Apicomplexa) from Southwestern Atlantic spionid polychaetes
Rueckert, S., Glasinovich, N., Diez, M., Cremonte, F., & Vázquez, N. (2018)
Morphology and molecular systematic of marine gregarines (Apicomplexa) from Southwestern Atlantic spionid polychaetes. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 159, 49-60. doi:10.1016/j.jip.2018.10.010
Gregarines are a common group of parasites that infect the intestines of marine invertebrates, and particularly polychaetes. Here, we describe for the first time four gregarin...
Revisions to the Classification, Nomenclature, and Diversity of Eukaryotes
Adl, S. M., Bass, D., Lane, C. E., Lukeš, J., Schoch, C. L., Smirnov, A., …Zhang, Q. (2019)
Revisions to the Classification, Nomenclature, and Diversity of Eukaryotes. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 66(1), 4-119. https://doi.org/10.1111/jeu.12691
This revision of the classification of eukaryotes follows that of Adl et al., 2012 [J. Euk. Microbiol. 59(5)] and retains an emphasis on protists. Changes since have improved ...
Report of the 2017 Protistology-UK Spring Meeting
Rueckert, S., & Tsaousis, A. D. (2017)
Report of the 2017 Protistology-UK Spring Meeting. European Journal of Protistology, 61(Pt.A), 307-310. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejop.2017.10.003
The Protistology-UK 2017 spring meeting was organised as part of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Microbiology Society in Edinburgh between the 3rd to the 6th of April 2017. Th...
Phytoplankton and bacterial distribution and productivity on and around Jones Bank in the Celtic Sea
Davidson, K., Gilpin, L. C., Pete, R., Brennan, D., McNeill, S., Moschonas, G., & Sharples, J. (2013)
Phytoplankton and bacterial distribution and productivity on and around Jones Bank in the Celtic Sea. Progress in Oceanography, 117, 48-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2013.04.001
The abundance and productivity of phytoplankton and bacterioplankton in the region of Jones Bank (Cel-tic Sea) were assessed in relation to potential physical and chemical dri...
A Lagrangian biogeochemical study of an eddy in the Northeast Atlantic
Jickells, T. D., Liss, P. S., Broadgate, W., Turner, S., Kettle, A. J., Read, J., …DeGrandpre, M. (2008)
A Lagrangian biogeochemical study of an eddy in the Northeast Atlantic. Progress in Oceanography, 76(3), 366-398. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2008.01.006
We report the results of an experiment in the Northeast Atlantic in which sulphur hexafluoride (SF 6) was released within an eddy and the behaviour of trace gases, nutrients a...
A dynamic CSTT model for the effects of added nutrients in Loch Creran, a shallow fjord
Laurent, C., Tett, P., Fernandes, T., Gilpin, L., & Jones, K. (2006)
A dynamic CSTT model for the effects of added nutrients in Loch Creran, a shallow fjord. Journal of Marine Systems, 61(3-4), 149-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2005.05.007
Despite a tendency for the complexity of physical–biological models to increase, simple coupled models remain useful for some applications and can provide insights into crucia...
Indicator taxa for the conservation of pond invertebrate diversity
Briers, R. A., & Biggs, J. (2003)
Indicator taxa for the conservation of pond invertebrate diversity. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 13(4), 323-330. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.576
1.Ponds are a valuable resource for the conservation of freshwater biodiversity, but are often extremely numerous in a given area, making assessment of the conservation value ...
Range size and environmental calcium requirements of British freshwater gastropods
Briers, R. A. (2003)
Range size and environmental calcium requirements of British freshwater gastropods. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 12(1), 47-51. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1466-822X.2003.00316.x
Calcium is an essential requirement for the successful growth and development of gastropod molluscs. Data for British freshwater gastropods were used to examine the relationsh...
Population turnover and habitat dynamics in Notonecta (Hemiptera: Notonectidae) metapopulations
Briers, R. A., & Warren, P. H. (2000)
Population turnover and habitat dynamics in Notonecta (Hemiptera: Notonectidae) metapopulations. Oecologia, 123(2), 216-222. https://doi.org/10.1007/s004420051008
Simple metapopulation models assume that local populations occur in patches of uniform quality habitat separated by non-habitat. However field metapopulations tend to show con...