• Meyer B, Freier U, Grimm V, Groeneveld J, Hunt BPV, Kerwath S, King R, Klaas C, Pakhomov E, Meiners KM, Melbourne-Thomas J, Murphy EJ, Thorpe SE, Stammerjohn S, Wolf-Gladrow D, Auerswald L, Götz A, Halbach L, Jarman S, Kawaguchi S, Krumpen T, Nehrke G, Ricker R, Sumner M, Teschke M, Trebilco R, Yilmaz IN. (2017) The winter pack - ice zone provides a sheltered but food - poor habitat for larval Antarctic krill. Nature Ecology & Evolution,
  • Biscontin A, Wallach T, Sales G, Grudziecki A, Janke L, Sartori E, Bertolucci C, Mazzotta G, De Pitta C, Meyer B, Kramer A, Costa R (2017) Functional characterization of the circadian clock in the Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba. Scientific Reports 7 (1), 17742, 2017
  • Ryabov AB, de Roos AM, Meyer B, Kawaguchi S, Blasius B (2017) Competition-induced starvation drives large-scale population cycles in Antarctic krill, Nature Ecology & Evolution, DOI:10.1038/s41559-017-0177
  • Sales G, Deagle BE, Calura E, Martini P, Biscontin A, De Pittà C, Kawaguchi S, Romualdi C, Meyer B, Rodolfo Costa R, Jarman S (2017). KrillDB: A de novo transcriptome database for the Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba), PLoS One 12(2):e0171908
  • Monti-Birkenmeier M, Diociaiuti T, Umani Fonda S, Meyer B (2017). Microzooplankton composition in the winter sea ice of the Weddell Sea. Antarctic Science, doi:10.1017/S0954102016000717



  • Meiners KM, Golden KM, Heil P, Lieser JL, Massom R, Meyer B, William GD (2016) Introduction:
    SIPEX - 2: A study of sea ice physical, biochemical and ecosystem processes off East Antarctica
    during spring 2012. Deep Sea Research II. doi:10.1016/j.ds2.2016.06.010
  • Fuentes V, Alurralde G, Meyer B, Aguirre GE, Canepa A, Wölfl A-C, Hass HC, Williams GN, Schloss IR (2016) Glacial melting: an overlooked threat to Antarctic krill. Sci. Rep. 6, 27234; doi: 10.1038/srep27234
  • Biscontin A, Frigato E, Sales G, Mazotta GM, Teschke M, DePitta C, Jarman S, Meyer B, Costa R, Bertolucci C (2016) The opsin repertoire of the Antarctic krill Euphausia superba. Marine Genomics, doi:10.1016/j.margen.2016.04.010
  • Virtue P, Meyer B, Freier U, Nicholas PD, Jia Z, King R, Virtue J, Swadling KM, Meiners KM, Kawaguchi S (2016) Condition of larval (furcilia VI) and one year old juvenile Euphausia superba during the winter-spring transition in East Antarctica. Deep Sea Res II. doi:10.1016/j.ds2.2016.02.00



  • Deagle BE, Faux C, Kawaguchi S, Meyer B, Jarman S (2015) Antarctic krill population genomics: apparent panmixia, but genome complexity and large population size muddy the water Molecular Ecology doi: 10.1111/mec.13370
  • Meyer B, Martini P, Biscontin A, De Pittà C, Romualdi C, Teschke M, Frickenhaus S, Harms L, Freier U, Jarman S, Kawaguchi S (2015) Pyrosequencing and de novo assembly of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) transcriptome to study the adaptability of krill to climate-induced environmental changes. Molecular Ecology Resources. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12408
  • Meyer B, Auerswald L, Teschke M, Hagen W, Kawaguchi S (2015) Physiological response of adult Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba, to long term-starvation. Polar Biol DOI 10.1007/s00300-014-1638-z
  • Groeneveld J, Johst K, Kawaguchi S, Meyer B, Teschke M, Grimm, V (2015). How biological clocks and changing environmental conditions determine local population growth and species distribution in Antractic krill (Euphausia superba): a conceptual model. Ecological Modelling 303:78-86



  • Meyer B, Auerswald L, Teschke M, Hagen, W, Kawagushi S (2014) Physiological response of adult krill, Euphausia superba, to long-term starvation Polar Biology. DOI 10.1007/s00300-014-1638-z
  • Tremblay N, Werner T, Hünerlage K, Buchholz F, Abele D, Meyer B, Brey T (2014) Euphausiid respiration model revamped. Latitudinal and seasonal shaping effects on krill respiration rates. Ecological Modelling, 291:233-241
  • Meyer B, Auerswald L 2014. The expedition of the research vessel "Polarstern" to the Antarctic in 2013 (ANT-XXIX/7). Berichte zur Polar- und Meeresforschung - Reports on Polar and Marine Research", Bd 674, hdl:10013/epic.43441



  • Flores H, Atkinson A, Kawaguchi S, Krafft BA, Milinevsky G, Nicol S, Reiss C, Tarling GA, Werner R, Bravo Rebolledo E, Cirelli V, Cuzin-Roudy J, Fielding S, van Franeker JA, Groeneveld JJ, Haraldsson M, Lombana A, Marschoff E, Meyer B, Pakhomov EA, Van de Putte AP, Rombolá E, Schmidt K, Siegel V, Teschke M, Tonkes H, Toullec JY, Trathan PN, Tremblay N, Werner T (2012) The response of Antarctic krill to climate change: Implications for management and research priorities. FEATURE ARTICLE Marine Ecology Progress Series 458: 1-19
  • Meyer B (2012) The overwintering of Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba, from an ecophysiological perspective, – A Review –, Polar Biology 35: 15-37



  • Teschke M, Wendt S, Kawaguchi S, Kramer A, Meyer B (2011) A circadian clock in Antarctic Krill: An endogenous timing system governs metabolic output rhythms in the euphausid species Euphausia superba, PLoS One 6(10): e26090. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026090



  • Meyer B (2010) Antarctic Krill, Euphausia superba, a model organism to understand the impact of global warming on the marine Antarctic ecosystem, Polarforschung 80: 17-22
  • Meyer B (2010) Euphausia superba –Ein Schlüsselorganismus im antarktischen marinen Ökosystem. Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau 7: 374-375
  • Meyer B, Auerswald L, Spahic S, Pape C, Teschke M, Fach B, Lopata A, Fuentes V (2010) Seasonal variation in body composition, metabolic activity, feeding, and growth of adult krill Euphausia superba in the Lazarev Sea. FEATURE ARTICLE Marine Ecology Progress Series: 398: 1-18
  • Töbe K, Meyer B, Fuentes V (2010) Detection of zooplankton items in the stomach and gut content of larval krill, Euphausia superba, using a molecular approach. Polar Biology 33: 407-414



  • Auerswald L, Pape C, Stübing D, Lopata A, Meyer B (2009) Effect of short-term starvation of adult Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba, at the onset of summer. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 381: 47-56
  • Seear P, Tarling GA, Teschke M, Meyer B, Thorne MA, Clark MS, Gaten E, Rosato E (2009) Effects of simulated light regimes on gene expression in Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba Dana). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 381: 57-64
  • Meyer B, Fuentes V, Guerra C, Schmidt K, Spahic S, Cisewski B, Freier U, Olariaga A, Bathmann U (2009) Physiology, growth and development of larval krill Euphausia superba in autumn and winter in the Lazarev Sea, Antarctica. Limnology and Oceanography 54: 1595-1614
  • Yoshida T, Kawaguchi S, Meyer B, Virtue P, Penscho J, Nash G (2009). Structural changes in the digestive glands of larval Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) during starvation. Polar Biology 32: 503-507
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