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Is larval dispersal a necessity for mangrove crab larvae from the Atlantic Amazon coast? Response of Uca rapax to different salinities and comparison with sympatric species.

Journal Article
Simith, D. D. J. D. B., Pires, M. A. B., Abrunhosa, F. A., Maciel, C. R., & Diele, K. (2014)
Is larval dispersal a necessity for mangrove crab larvae from the Atlantic Amazon coast? Response of Uca rapax to different salinities and comparison with sympatric species. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 457, 22-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2014.03.021
Salinity may play an important role in the larval Biology and Ecology of many brachyuran decapod crustaceans. Usually, ontogenetic changes in salinity tolerance represent a go...

Growth and mortality of the exploited mangrove crab Ucides cordatus (Ucididae) in N-Brazil.

Journal Article
Diele, K., & Koch, V. (2010)
Growth and mortality of the exploited mangrove crab Ucides cordatus (Ucididae) in N-Brazil. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 395, 171-180. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2010.08.029
Reliable estimates of growth and mortality parameters are crucial for understanding how populations of exploited species may respond to shifts in fishing pressure. Results of ...

Habitat use by Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix in a mixed moorland-forest landscape in Scotland and implications for a national afforestation strategy

Journal Article
White, P. J. C., Warren, P., & Baines, D. (2015)
Habitat use by Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix in a mixed moorland-forest landscape in Scotland and implications for a national afforestation strategy. Bird Study, 62(1), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/00063657.2014.1000261
Capsule Long-term conservation of Black Grouse in Scotland may rely upon the retention of sufficiently large and well-connected patches of moorland and a diversity of adjacent...

Genetic variability of Chlamydophila abortus strains assessed by PCR-RFLP analysis of polymorphic membrane protein-encoding genes

Journal Article
Saita, M., Clarka, E. M., Wheelhouse, N., Spalding, L., Livingstone, M., Sachse, K., …Longbottom, D. (2011)
Genetic variability of Chlamydophila abortus strains assessed by PCR-RFLP analysis of polymorphic membrane protein-encoding genes. Veterinary Microbiology, 151(3-4), 284-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.03.005
This study used PCR-RFLP to investigate the genetic variability of pmp-encoding genes from fifty-two Chlamydophila abortus (C. abortus) strains originating from abortion cases...

Impact of typhoon disturbance on the diversity of key ecosystem engineers in a monoculture mangrove forest plantation, Can Gio Biosphere Reserve, Vietnam.

Journal Article
Diele, K., Tran Ngoc, D. M., Geist, S. J., Meyer, F., Pham, Q. H., Saint-Paul, U., …Berger, U. (2013)
Impact of typhoon disturbance on the diversity of key ecosystem engineers in a monoculture mangrove forest plantation, Can Gio Biosphere Reserve, Vietnam. Global and Planetary Change, 110(B), 236-248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2012.09.003
Mangrove crabs as key ecosystem engineers may play an important role in the recovery process of storm-damaged forests. Yet, their response to storm disturbance is largely unkn...

Immunological paradigms and the pathogenesis of ovine chlamydial abortion

Journal Article
Entrican, G., Wattegedera, S., Wheelhouse, N., Allan, A., & Rocchi, M. (2010)
Immunological paradigms and the pathogenesis of ovine chlamydial abortion. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 64(4), 287-294. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0897.2010.00907.x
Successful mammalian pregnancy involves complex immunological interactions between the mother and foetus that are not yet fully understood. A number of immunological paradigms...

Reproductive toxicity of nanomaterials.

Book Chapter
Saunders, M., Hutchison, G., & Carreira, S. C. (2014)
Reproductive toxicity of nanomaterials. In B. Fadeel (Ed.), Handbook of Safety Assessment of Nanomaterials: From toxicological Testing to Personalised medicine, 461-481. CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group
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Aggressive monopolization of mobile carers by young of a cooperative breeder

Journal Article
Gilchrist, J. (2008)
Aggressive monopolization of mobile carers by young of a cooperative breeder. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 275, 2491-2498. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2008.0597
Competition between young of the same brood or litter is of particular interest in the fields of behavioural and evolutionary ecology, because the competing individuals are li...

Asymmetric outcomes: assessing central aspects of the biological, economic and social sustainability of a mangrove crab fishery, Ucides cordatus (Ocypodidae), in North Brazil.

Journal Article
Glaser, M., & Diele, K. (2004)
Asymmetric outcomes: assessing central aspects of the biological, economic and social sustainability of a mangrove crab fishery, Ucides cordatus (Ocypodidae), in North Brazil. Ecological Economics, 49, 361-373. doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2004.01.017
Central aspects of the sustainability of a mangrove crab fishery in the Caeté estuary, Pará, North Brazil, are assessed according to biological, economic and social criteria a...

An unusual presentation of Chlamydia pneumoniaeinfection in a Royal Python (Python regius)

Journal Article
Cope, I., Wheelhouse, N., Pocknell, A., Dagleish, M., & Summers, B. (2014)
An unusual presentation of Chlamydia pneumoniaeinfection in a Royal Python (Python regius). Veterinary record case reports, 2(1), https://doi.org/10.1136/vetreccr-2014-000086
Chlamydia species are a relatively newly recognised and emerging pathogen in reptile species. Chlamydia pneumoniae has been reported to cause infections in several snake speci...