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Witkowski, A., Sullivan, M.J., Bogaczewicz-Adamczak, B., Bąk, M., Rhiel, E., Ribeiro, L., and Richard, P. (2012). Morphology and distribution of a little known but widespread diatom (Bacillariophyceae), Navicula spartinetensis Sullivan et Reimer. Diatom Research 27, 43-51. doi: 10.1080/0269249X.2011.647772

Witkowski, A., Brehm, U., Palińska, K.A., and Rhiel, E. (2012). Swarm-like migratory behaviour in the laboratory of a pennate diatom isolated from North Sea sediments. Diatom Research 27, 95-100. doi: 10.1080/0269249X.2012.690204


Adler, P.B., Seabloom, E.W., Borer, E.T., Hillebrand, H., Hautier, Y., Hector, A., Harpole, W.S., O’halloran, L.R., Grace, J.B., Anderson, T.M., Bakker, J.D., Biederman, L.A., Brown, C.S., Buckley, Y.M., Calabrese, L.B., Chu, C.-J., Cleland, E.E., Collins, S.L., Cottingham, K.L., Crawley, M.J., Damschen, E.I., Davies, K.F., Decrappeo, N.M., Fay, P.A., Firn, J., Frater, P., Gasarch, E.I., Gruner, D.S., Hagenah, N., Hille Ris Lambers, J., Humphries, H., Jin, V.L., Kay, A.D., Kirkman, K.P., Klein, J.A., Knops, J.M.H., La Pierre, K.J., Lambrinos, J.G., Li, W., Macdougall, A.S., Mcculley, R.L., Melbourne, B.A., Mitchell, C.E., Moore, J.L., Morgan, J.W., Mortensen, B., Orrock, J.L., Prober, S.M., Pyke, D.A., Risch, A.C., Schuetz, M., Smith, M.D., Stevens, C.J., Sullivan, L.L., Wang, G., Wragg, P.D., Wright, J.P., and Yang, L.H. (2011). Productivity Is a Poor Predictor of Plant Species Richness. Science 333, 1750-1753. doi: 10.1126/science.1204498

Allan, E., Weisser, W., Weigelt, A., Roscher, C., Fischer, M., and Hillebrand, H. (2011). More diverse plant communities have higher functioning over time due to turnover in complementary dominant species. PNAS 108, 17034-17039. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1104015108

Burgmer, T., and Hillebrand, H. (2011). Temperature mean and variance alter phytoplankton biomass and biodiversity in a long-term microcosm experiment. Oikos 120, 922-933. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2010.19301.x

Doi, H., Chang, K.-H., and Nakano, S.-I. (2011). Nitrogen and carbon isotope fractionations of zooplankton consumers in ponds: potential effects of seston C : N stoichiometry. Marine and Freshwater Research 62, 66-71. doi: 10.1071/MF10090

Gamfeldt, L., and Hillebrand, H. (2011). Effects of Total Resources, Resource Ratios, and Species Richness on Algal Productivity and Evenness at Both Metacommunity and Local Scales. PLOS ONE 6, e21972. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021972

Harpole, W.S., Ngai, J.T., Cleland, E.E., Seabloom, E.W., Borer, E.T., Bracken, M.E.S., Elser, J.J., Gruner, D.S., Hillebrand, H., Shurin, J.B., and Smith, J.E. (2011). Nutrient co-limitation of primary producer communities. Ecology Letters 14, 852-862. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01651.x

Hillebrand, H. (2011). Temperature mediates competitive exclusion and diversity in benthic microalgae under different N:P stoichiometry. Ecological Research 26, 533-539. doi: 10.1007/s11284-011-0810-y

Hillebrand, H., and Lehmpfuhl, V. (2011). Resource Stoichiometry and Consumers Control the Biodiversity-Productivity Relationship in Pelagic Metacommunities. The American Naturalist 178, 171-181. doi: 10.1086/660831

Logue, J.B., Mouquet, N., Peter, H., Hillebrand, H., and The Metacommunity Working Group (2011). Empirical approaches to metacommunities: a review and comparison with theory. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 26, 482-491. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2011.04.009

Olli, K., Klais, R., Tamminen, T., Ptacnik, R., and Andersen, T. (2011). Long term changes in the Baltic Sea phytoplankton community. Boreal Environment Research 16 (Suppl A), 3-14. Online:

Pichlová-Ptáčníková, R., and Vanderploeg, H.A. (2011). The quick and the dead: might differences in escape rates explain the changes in the zooplankton community composition of Lake Michigan after invasion by Bythotrephes? Biological Invasions 13, 2595. doi: 10.1007/s10530-011-0076-x

Rubach, A., Hillebrand, H., and Eriksson, B.K. (2011). Understorey benthic microalgae and their consumers depend on habitat complexity and light in a microtidal coastal ecosystem. Aquatic Botany 95, 200-206. doi: 10.1016/j.aquabot.2011.06.001

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Burgmer T, Reiss J, Wickham SA, Hillebrand H (2010) Effects of snail grazers and light on the benthic microbial food web and algae in periphyton communities. Aquat Microb Ecol 61: 163-178.

Cavaletto JF, Vanderploeg HA, Pichlova-Ptacnikova R, Pothoven SA, Liebig JR, Fahnenstiel GL (2010) Temporal and spatial separation allow coexistence of predatory cladocerans: Leptodora kindtii, Bythotrephes longimanus and Cercopagis pengoi, in southeastern Lake Michigan. J. Great Lakes Res. 36: 65-73.

Chang KH, Doi H, Nishibe Y, Nakano S (2010) Feeding habit of omnivorous Asplanchna: comparison of diet composition among Asplanchna herricki, A. priodonta and A. girodi in pond ecosystems. J Limnol 69: 209-216.

Countway PD, Vigil P, Schnetzer A, Moorthi SD, Caron D (2010) Seasonal analysis of protistan community structure and diversity at the USC Microbial Observatory (San Pedro Channel, Pacific Ocean). Limnol Oceanogr 55: 2381-2396

Doi H, Kikuchi E, Takagi S, Shikano S (2010) Differences in nitrogen and carbon stable isotopes of planktonic and benthic microalgae. Limnology 11: 185-192.

Doi H, Yurlova NI, Vodyanitskaya SN, Kanaya G, Shikano S, Kikuchi E (2010) Estimating isotope fractionations between cercariae and host snail using isotope measurements designed for very small organism. J Parasitol 96: 314-317.

Doi H, Chang KH, Ando T, Imai H, Nakano S (2010) Shoreline bank construction modifies benthic-pelagic coupling of food webs. Ecol Engin 36: 601-604.

Doi H, Cherif M, Iwabuchi T, Katano I, Stegen JC, Striebel M (2010) Integrating elements and energy through the metabolic dependencies of gross growth efficiency and the threshold elemental ratio. Oikos 119: 752-765.

Doi H, Takahashi M, Katano I (2010) Genetic diversity increases regional variations in phenological responses to climate change. Global Change Biol 16: 373-379.

Doi H, Kobari T, Fukumori K, Nishibe Y, Nakano S (2010) Trophic niche breadth variability differs among three Neocalanus species in the subarctic Pacific Ocean. J Plankton Res 32: 1733-1737.

Doi H, Yurlova NI, Kikuchi E, Shikano S, Yadrenkina E, Zuykova EI (2010) Stable isotopes indicate individual level trophic diversity in a freshwater model gastropod, Lymnaea stagnalis. J Mollusc Stud 76: 384-388.

Doi H, Chang KH, Nakano, S. (2010) Dispersal, connectivity of systems, and local conditions determine local zooplankton communities in artificially connected ponds. Aquat. Biol. 10: 47-55.

Gilg IC, Amaral-Zettler LA, Countway PD, Moorthi SD, Schnetzer A, Caron DA (2010) Phylogenetic affiliations of mesopelagic acantharia and acantharean-like environmental 18S rRNA genes off the Southern California Coast. Protist 161: 197-211.

Hillebrand H, Cardinale BJ (2010) A critique for meta-analyses and the productivity-diversity relationship. Ecology 91: 2545-2549.

Hillebrand H, Soininen J, Snoeijs P (2010) Warming leads to higher species turnover in a coastal ecosystem. Global Change Biol 16: 1181-1193.

Korhonen JJ, Soininen J, Hillebrand H (2010) A quantitative analysis of temporal turnover in aquatic species assemblages across ecosystems. Ecology 91: 508-517

Matthiessen B, Ptacnik R, Hillebrand H (2010) Diversity and community biomass depend on dispersal and disturbance in microalgal communities. Hydrobiologia 653: 65-78.

Ptacnik R, Olli K, Lehtinen S, Tamminen T, Andersen T (2011) Does plankton diversity peak at intermediate salinities? Comment on Telesh et al. Mar Ecol Progr Ser 432: 291-292.

Ptacnik R, Andersen T, Tamminen T (2010) Performance of the Redfield ratio and a family of derivatives as thresholds for phytoplankton N vs. P limitation. Ecosystems 13: 1201-14

Ptacnik R, Moorthi SD, Hillebrand H (2010) Hutchinson reversed, or why there need to be so many species. Adv Ecol Res 43: 1-43.


Aberle N, Grey J, Malzahn AM, Hillebrand H, Wiltshire KH (2009) Altered complementary feeding strategies of the consumers Hydrobia ulvae and Idotea emarginata via passive selectivity. Helgoland Marine Research 63: 189-197

Cardinale BJ, Hillebrand H, Harpole SW, Gross K, Ptacnik R (2009) Separating the influence of resource ‘availability’ from resource ‘imbalance’ on productivity–diversity relationships. Ecology Letters 12: 475-4872008

Caron DA, Countway PD, Savai P, Gast RJ, Schnetzer A, Moorthi SD, Dennett MR, Moran DM and Jones AC (2009). Defining DNA-based operational taxonomic units for microbial eukaryote ecology. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75 (18): 5797 – 5808.

Chang KH, Doi H, Nishibe Y, Obayashi Y, Nakano SI (2009) Spatial and temporal distribution of zooplankton communities of coastal marine waters receiving different human activities (fish and pearl oyster farmings). The Open Marine Biology Journal 3:83-88.

Doi H (2009) Spatial patterns of autochthonous and allochthonous resources to aquatic food webs. Population Ecology 51:57-64.

Doi H, Kikuchi E (2009) Conservation and research in extreme environments. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 7:239.

Doi H, Chang KH, Ando T, Imai H, Ninomiya I, Nakano SI (2009) Resource availability and ecosystem size predict food-chain lengths in pond ecosystems. Oikos 118:138-144.

Doi H, Matsumasa M, Fujikawa M, Kanou K, Suzuki T, Kikuchi E (2009) Macroalgae and seagrass contribution for gastropods in sub-tropic and temperate tidal flats. Journal of Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89:399-404.

Fitter A & Hillebrand H (2009) Microbial food web structure affects bottom-up effects and elemental stoichiometry in periphyton assemblages. Limnology and Oceanography 54: 2183-2200

Hillebrand H  (2009) Meta-analysis of grazer control of periphyton biomass across aquatic ecosystems. Journal of Phycology 45: 798-806

Hillebrand H  & Matthiessen B. (2009) Biodiversity in a complex world: Consolidation and progress in functional biodiversity research. Ecology Letters 12: 1405-1419

Hillebrand H, Gamfeldt L, Jonsson PR & Matthiessen B. (2009) Consumer diversity indirectly changes prey nutrient content. Marine Ecology Progress Series 380: 33-41

Hillebrand H, Borer ET, Bracken MES, Cardinale BJ, Cebrian J, Cleland EE, Elser JJ, Gruner DS, Harpole WS, Ngai JT, Sandin S, Seabloom EW, Shurin JB, Smith JE, and Smith MD (2009) Herbivore metabolism and stoichiometry each constrain herbivory at different organizational scales across ecosystems. Ecology Letters 12: 516-527

Kanaya G, Yadrenkina EN, Zuykova EI, Kikuchi E, Shikano S, Mizota C, Doi H, and Yurlova NI (2009) Contribution of organic matter sources to cyprinid fishes in the Chany Lake-Kargat River estuary, western Siberia. Marine and Freshwater Research 60:510-518.

Katano I, Doi H, Oishi T (2009) Upstream resource abundance determines the food searching behavior of a stream grazer: effect of microalgal cues. Limnology and Oceanography 54: 1162-1166.

Katano I, Negishi JN, Minagawa T, Doi H, Kawaguchi Y, Kayaba Y (2009) Longitudinal macroinvertebrate organization over contrasting discontinuities: effects of a dam and a tributary. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 28:331-351.

Mizota C, Doi H, Kikuchi E, Shikano S, Kakegawa T, Yurlova NI, Yurlova AI (2009) Stable isotopic characterization of fluids from Lake Chany Complex, western Siberia, Russia. Applied Geochemistry 24:319-327

Moorthi SD, Caron, DA, Gast R and Sanders RW (2009). Mixotrophic nanoflagellates in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 54 (3): 269-277.

Moss, Brian et al. (with H. Hillebrand R. Ptacnik and 37 others) (2009) Climate change and the future of freshwater biodiversity in Europe: a primer for policy-makers. Freshwater Reviews, 2: 103-130.

Pasternak A, Hillebrand H, Flöder S (2009) Competition between benthic and pelagic microalgae for phosphorus and light – long-term experiments using artificial substrates. Aquatic Science 71: 238-249

Shurin J, Cottenie K, Hillebrand H (2009) Spatial autocorrelation and dispersal limitation in freshwater organisms. Oecologia 159: 151-159

van Donk E, Cerbin S, Wilken S, Helmsing NR, Ptacnik R, Verschoor AM (2009) The impact of a mixotrophic chrysophyte on toxic and colony-forming cyanobacteria. Freshwater Biology 54: 1843-1855.


Brakemann T, Becker F, Kroth P, Rhiel E (2008) Structural and functional characterization of putative regulatory DNA sequences of Fcp genes in the centric diatom Cyclotella cryptica. Diatom Research 23: 31-49

Caron DA, Stauffer BA, Moorthi SD, Singh A, Batalin M, Graham E, Hansen M, Kaiser WJ, Das J, Pereira A, Dhariwal A, Zhang B, Oberg C and Sukhatme GS (2008). Macro- to fine-scale spatial and temporal distributions and dynamics of phytoplankton and their environmental driving forces in a small subalpine lake in southern California, USA. Limnology and Oceanography 53: 2333-2349.

Gamfeldt L, Hillebrand H & Jonsson PR 2008. Multiple Functions increase the importance of biodiversity for overall ecosystem functioning. Ecology 89: 1223-1231

Gamfeldt L & Hillebrand H 2008. Biodiversity effects on aquatic ecosystem fucntioning – maturation of a new paradigm. Interntional Review of Hydrobiology 93: 550-564

Gruner D, Smith J, Seabloom E, Sandin S, Ngai JT, Hillebrand H, Harpole W, Elser JJ,  Cleland E, Bracken M, Borer E, & Bolker B 2008. A cross-system synthesis of consumer and nutrient resource control on producer biomass. Ecology Letters 11: 740-755

Hillebrand H 2008. Grazing regulates the spatial heterogeneity of periphyton. Ecology 89: 165-163

Hillebrand H 2008. Meta-analyses in ecology. Encyclopedia of Life Science. Wiley Interscience

Hillebrand H  2008 Dominance. Encyclopedia of Ecology. Elsevier

Hillebrand H , Bennett D & Cadotte MW 2008. The consequences of dominance: A review of the effects of evenness on local and regional ecosystem processes. Ecology 89: 1510-1520.

Hillebrand H, Frost P & Liess A 2008. Ecological stoichiometry of herbivore-plant interactions – a meta-analysis on grazer-periphyton experiments. Oecologia 155: 619–630

Janssen J, Rhiel E (2008) Evidence of monomeric photosystem I complexes and phosphorylation of chlorophyll a/c-binding polypeptides in Chroomonas sp., strain LT (Cryptophyceae). International Microbiology 11: 171-178

Moorthi SD, Hillebrand H, Wahl M, Berninger UG 2008. Consumer diversity enhances secondary production by complementarity effects. Estuaries and Coasts 31: 152-161

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