Marine Center Publications 2020

Benayahu, L. Pomeraniec, S. Shemesh, S. Heller, Y. Rosenthal, L. Rath-Wolfson, Y. Benayahu (2020). Biocompatibility of a Marine Collagen-Based Scafold In Vitro and In Vivo DOI:10.3390/md18080420 Marine Drugs  18, 420

Nikolaivits, A. Agrafiotis, E. Baira, G. Le Goff, N. Tsafantakis, S. Apple Chavanich, Y. Benayahu, J. Ouazzani, N. Fokialakis, E. Topakas (2020). Degradation mechanism of 2,4-dichlorophenol by fungi isolated from marine invertebrates DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106652 Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020

A. A. Lalas, Y. Benayahu, M. V. Baria-Rodriguez (2020). Community structure and size-frequency distribution of soft corals in a heavily disturbed reef system in northwestern Philippines. Doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111871 Mar. Poll. Bull.  111871

Grossowicz, E. Shemesh, S. Martinez, Y. Benayahu, D. Tchernov (2020). New evidence of Melithaea erythraea colonization in the Mediterranean DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106652 Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 236:106652

Michailidis, E. Gutner-Hoch, R. Wengier, R. Onderwater, R.A. D’Sa, Y. Benayahu, A. Semenov, V. Vinokurov, D. G. Shchukin (2020). Highly effective functionalized coatings with antibacterial and antifouling properties DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c00998 ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng.

Wada N., Yuasa H., Kajitani R., Gotoh Y., Ogura Y., Yoshimura D., Toyoda A., Tang S.L., Higashimura Y., Sweatman H., Forsman Z., Bronstein O., et al. (2020). A ubiquitous subcuticular bacterial symbiont of a coral predator, the crown-of-thorns starfish, in the Indo-Pacific. Microbiome, 8(1):123.

Eyal-Shaham L., Eyal G., Ben-Zvi O., Kazuhiko S., Harii S., Sinniger F., Hirose M., Cabaitan P., Bronstein O., Feldman B., Shlesinger T., Levy O., Loya Y. (2020). A unique reproductive strategy in the mushroom coral Fungia fungites. Coral Reefs, 39: 1793-1804.

Bronstein, O. (2020) “The Hebrew dictionary of Echinoderms”. Published by the Academy of the Hebrew Language; https://en.hebrew-academy.org.il/, (available online at: https://terms.hebrew-academy.org.il/Millonim/ShowMillon?KodMillon=598)

Bailey SA, Brown L, Marnie Campbell M, Carlton JT, Chan F, Curd A, Darling J, Fofonoff P, Galil BS, et al. (2020)  Global trends in the detection of aquatic nonindigenous species across multiple Large Marine Ecosystems and the Laurentian Great Lakes. Diversity and Distributions 26(12), pp.1780-1797.

Danovaro R., Fanelli E., Canals M., Ciuffardi T., Fabri M.-C., Taviani M., Argyrou M., Azzurro E., Bianchelli S., Cantafaro A., Carugati L., Corinaldesi C., de Haan W.P, Dell’Anno A., Evans J., Foglini F., Galil B., Gianni M., Goren M, et al. (2020). Towards a Marine Strategy for the Deep Mediterranean Sea: Analysis of current ecological status. Marine Policy (online December 27)

Douek J, Harbuzova Z, Galil BS Rinkevich B, (2020) Developing novel microsatellite markers by NGS technology for Rhopilema nomadica, an invasive jellyfish. Molecular Biology Reports (published online 19 May) 10.1007/s11033-020-05533-0

Douek J, Rinkevich B, Gevili R, Galil BS (2020) First record of a non-native jellyfish (Scyphozoa: Pelagiidae: Chrysaora) in the easternmost Mediterranean Sea. BioInvasion Records 9(3): 482-489

Galil BS, H.K. Mienis, R. Hoffman, M Goren (2020) Non-native species along the Israeli Mediterranean coast – tally, policy, outlook. Hydrobiologia 848(4) 2011-2029.

Galil BS, Ng PKL, (2020) New and rare leucosiid crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Papua New Guinea. In: Corbari L., Ahyong S. T. & Chan T.-Y. (eds) Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos 31: 403-444. Deep-Sea Crustaceans from Papua New Guinea. Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, (Mémoires du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle; 213).

Gokoglu M, Galil BS (2020) New records and rare occurrences of siphonophores and ctenophores in the Levant Sea. Journal of Black Sea /Mediterranean Environment 26(2): 190-202.

González-Ortegón E, Jenkins S, Galil BS, Drake P, Cuesta J (2020) Accelerated invasion of decapod crustaceans in the Gulf of Cadiz, Atlantic coast of Spain: A non-natives’ hot spot? Biological Invasions 22(12), 3487-3492

Goren M, Danovaro R, Rothman S.B.S., Mienis H., Galil BS, (2020)Snapshot of the upper slope macro- and megafauna of the southeastern Mediterranean Sea: ecological diversity and protection. Vie et Milieu 69(4): 233-248.

Haubrock PJ, Innocenti G, Mueller SA, Rothman BS, Galil BS, Goren M (2020) Prey availability and community composition: Prey availability and community composition: diet analysis of the black angler fish Lophius budegassa Spinola, 1807 in the south-eastern Mediterranean Sea. Regional Studies in Marine Science 33: 100940

Peyton, J.M., et al. (2020) Horizon-scanning for future invasive alien species of concern with potential to threaten human health and economies on Cyprus. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (online 21 October) https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2020.566281

Shih Y-J, Ho P-H, Galil BS (2020) Contributions to the knowledge of leucosiidae VII. Liusia gen. nov. (Crustacea: Brachyura). Crustaceana 93(11-12): 1269-1276

Tsiamis K, Azzurro E, Bariche M, Çinar M E, Crocetta F, De Clerck O, Galil BS, Gómez, Hoffman R, Jensen K, Kamburska L, Langeneck J, Langer M R, Levitt-Barmats Y, Lezzi M, Marchini A, Occhipinti-Ambrogi A, Ojaveer H, Piraino S, Shenkar N, Yankova M, Zenetos A, Žuljević A & Cardoso AC (2020).  Prioritizing marine invasive alien species in the EU through Horizon Scanning. Aquatic conservation Marine and freshwater Ecosystems

Blevis, R., Bar Oz, G., Tepper, Y., and Zohar, I (2021). Fish in the desert: Identifying fish trade routes and the role of Red Sea parrotfish (Scaridae) during the Byzantine and Early Islamic periods. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 36, 1-16

Fisher, E. Cawthra, H.C., Esteban, I., Jeradino, A., Neumann, F.H., Oertle, A., Pargeter, J., Saktura, R. B., Szabó, K., and Zohar, I. (2020).  Coastal occupation and foraging during the Last Glacial Maximum and Early Holocene at Waterfall Bluff, eastern Pondoland, South African. Quaternary Research,1-41.

Tütken, T., Weber, M., Zohar, I., Helmy, H., Bourgon, N., Lernau, O., Jochum, K.P., and Sisma-Ventura, G. (2020). Strontium and oxygen isotope analyses reveal Late Cretaceous shark teeth in Iron Age strata in the Southern Levant. Frontiers Ecology and Evolution

Amar, R., Rothman, S.B.S. & Mienis, H.K., 2020. A puzzling Chromodorid species from Caesarea. Triton, 40: 6-7.

Edelman-Furstenberg, Y., Koral, H., Abramovich, S. & Mienis, H.[K.], 2020. A new occurrence off the coast of Israel of the non-indigenous gastropod Circulus octoliratus (Carpenter, 1856). Triton, 39: 10-12

Goren, M., Danovaro, R., Rothman, S.B.S., Mienis, H.K. & Galil, B.S., 2020. Snapshot of the upper slope macro- and megafauna of the southeastern Mediterranean Sea: ecological diversity and protection. Vie et Milieu – Life and Environment, 69 (4): 233-248. [dated 2019, but officially published 7 May 2020]

Malki, Y., Korkos, D. & Mienis, H.K., 2020.A first record of Laevichlamys superficialis from the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Triton, 40: 1-3.

Marchini, A., Galil, B.S. & Mienis, H.K., 2020. Isognomon legumen seems to be well established along the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Triton, 39: 15-16.

Mienis, H.K., 2020. A note concerning the recently published “Updated list of alien macrozoobenthic species along the Syrian coast”. Triton, 40: 8-9.

Mienis, H.K., 2020. Why Lepetella espinosae and not Lepetella laterocompressa? Triton, 39: 9.

Rabi, Ch., Mienis, H.K. & Rittner, O., 2020. A genuine record of Nerita sanguinolenta from the Mideterranean coast of Israel. Triton, 39: 13-14.

Schechter, H.C. & Mienis, H.K., 2020. A first record of Eunaticina linnaeana from the Mediterranean coast of Israel (Gastropoda, Naticidae). Triton, 40: 4-5.

Anderson G, Shenkar N (2021) Potential effects of biodegradable single-use items in the sea: polylactic acid (PLA) and solitary ascidians. Environ Pollut 268: 115364‏

Bereza D, Rosen D, Shenkar N (2020) Current trends in ship movement via the Suez Canal in relation to future legislation and mitigation of marine species introductions. Manag Biol Inv 11″ 476-492

Gordon T, Roth L, Caicci F, Manny L, Shenkar N  (2020) Spawning induction, development and culturing of the solitary ascidian Polycarpa mytiligera, an emerging model for regeneration studies. Front Zool 17 1-14

Navon G, Kaplan A, Avisar D, Shenkar N (2020) Assessing pharmaceutical contamination along the Mediterranean and Red Sea coasts of Israel: Ascidians (Chordata, Ascidiacea) as bioindicators Mar Pollut Bull Article 160: 111510 

Novak L, Shenkar N (2020) Occurrence of Didemnum perlucidum Monniot F., 1983 on artificial substrates along the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Med Mar Sci http://dx.doi.org/10.12681/mms.22223

Tsiamis et al. (2020) Prioritizing marine invasive alien species in the European Union through horizon scanning. Aquat Conserv DOI: 10.1002/aqc.3267

Katsanevakis S, Poursanidis D, Hoffman R, Rizgalla J, Rothman SB-SLevitt-Barmats Y, et al (2020) Unpublished Mediterranean records of marine alien and cryptogenic species. BioInvasions Records 9(2): 165–182. https://doi.org/10.3391/bir.2020.9.2.01

Jarić I, Roll U, Arlinghaus R, Belmaker J, Chen Y, China V, Douda K, Essl F, Jähnig SC,

Jeschke JM, Kalinkat G, Kalous L, Ladle LR, Lennox RJ, Rosa R, Sbragaglia V, Sherren K,

Šmejkal M, Soriano-Redondo A, Souza AT, Wolter C, Correia RA (2020). Expanding conservation culturomics and iEcology from terrestrial to aquatic realms. PLoS Biology, 18 (10), e300935 

Gavriel T, Belmaker J. (2020). Little spatial and temporal segregation between coexisting lionfishes (Pterois miles and Pterois radiata) in the Red Sea. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution, 1, 1-9 

Yancovitch Shalom H, Granot I, Blowes SA, Friedlander A, Mellin C, Ferreira CEL, Ernesto AGJ, Kulbicki M, Floeter SR, Chabanet P, Parravicini V, Belmaker J. (2020). A closer examination of the ‘abundant center’ hypothesis for reef fishes. Journal of Biogeography,  47(10), 2194-2209 

Winters G, Beer S, Willette DA, Viana I, Chiquillo KL, Beca-Carretero P, Villamayor B, Azcárate-García T, Shem-Tov R, Mwabvu B, Migliore L, Rotini A, Oscar MA, Belmaker J, Gamliel I, Alexandre A, Engelen AH, Procaccini G, Rilov G. (2020). The tropical seagrass Halophila stipulacea: reviewing what we know from its native and invasive habitats, alongside identifying knowledge gaps. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 300  

​Gamliel I, Buba Y, Guy-Haim T, Garval T, Willette D, Rilov G, Belmaker J. (2020). Incorporating physiology into species distribution models moderates the projected impact of warming on selected Mediterranean marine species. Ecography, 43(7), 1090-1106 

Chaikin S, Belmaker J, Barash A. (2020). Coastal breeding aggregations of threatened stingrays and guitarfish in the Levant. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 30 (6), 1160-1171

van Rijn I, Kiflawi M, Belmaker J. (2020). Alien species stabilize local fisheries catch in a highly invaded ecosystem. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences,  77 (4), 752-761 

Blowes  S, Chase J, Di Franco A, Frid O, Gotelli NJ, Guidetti P, Knight T, May F,  McGlinn D, Micheli F, Sala E, Belmaker J. (2020). Mediterranean marine protected areas have higher biodiversity via increased evenness, not abundance. Journal of Applied Ecology, 57(3): 578-589

Granot I, Belmaker J. (2020). Niche-breadth and species richness: correlation strength, scale, and mechanisms. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 29(1),  159-170

Katsanevakis S., Poursanidis D., HoffmanR., Rizgalla J., Rothman S. B. S., et al. (2020). Unpublished Mediterranean records of marine alien and cryptogenic species. BioInvasions Records 9(2): 165–182

Rothman S. B. S., Gayer K., Stern N. (2020). A long-distance traveler: the peacock rockskipper Istiblennius meleagris (Valenciennes, 1836) on the Mediterranean intertidal reefs. Biological invasions 22: 2401–2408.

Hoffman, R. and Kajihara H. (2020). First report of Evelineus mcintoshii (Langerhans, 1880) (Heteronemertea, Lineidae) from the Mediterranean Sea. Mediterranean Marine Science. 21(3): 664-667

Goren M., Stern N. and Diamant A. (2020) New records of Plotosus japonicus in the Red Sea and genetic indications for its presence throughout the Indo-Pacific (Osteichthyes: Plotosidae). Zoology in the Middle East. 66 (2): 124–131.

Stern N, Gouws G., Golani D., Goren M. and Gon O. (2020) Champsodontidae (Pisces: Trachinoidei) in the Eastern Mediterranean: How many species are there?  Journal of Natural History. 53 (47–48): 2869–2881.

Shepon, A., Gephart, J., Henriksson, P., Jones, R., Murshed-e-Jahan, K., Eshel, G., Golden, C., (2020). Reorientation of aquaculture production systems can reduce environmental impacts and improve nutrition security in Bangladesh. Nature Food, 1, 640–647.

Bar-Yosef Mayer, D. E., 2020. Imported and Worked Mollusc Shells at Tel Rehov. ‪In: A. Mazar and N. Panitz-Cohen. (editors). Tel Reḥov, A Bronze and Iron Age City in the Beth-Shean Valley, Volume V, Various Objects and Natural-Science Studies. Jerusalem: The Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Qedem 63: 635-640.

Schechter, H.C. and D.E. Bar-Yosef Mayer. )2020(. Chapter 11: Shells and Shell Beads. In: M. Ullman, The Early Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Site at Nesher-Ramla Qarry (NRQN), Israel. Pp. 149-168. Zinman Institute of Archaeology, Haifa.

Birkenfeld, M., U. Avner, D.E. Bar-Yosef Mayer, L.S. Cummings, F. Natalio, F.H. Neumann, N. Porat, L. Scott, T. Simmons, and L. K. Horwitz, )2020(. Preliminary Results From Naḥal Roded 110, A Late Pre-Pottery Neolithic B Cult Site / Hunting Camp in the Eilat Region. Paléorient 46/1-2: 43-68.

Fanny Bocquentin, Hamoudi Khalaily, Elisabetta Boaretto, Laure Dubreuil, Heeli C. Schechter, Daniella E. Bar-Yosef Mayer, et al )2020(. Between Two Worlds: The PPNB–PPNC Transition in the Central Levant as Seen Through Discoveries at Beisamoun. In: Hamoudi Khalaily, Amit Re’em, Jacob Vardi and Ianir Milevski (eds.). The Mega Project at Motza (Moẓa): The Neolithic and Later Occupations up to the 20th Century. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority. Pp. 163-199.

Bar-Yosef Mayer, D.E., Groman-Yaroslavski, I., Bar-Yosef, O., Hershkovitz, I., Kampen-Hasday, A., Vandermeersch, B., Zaidner, Y. and Weinstein-Evron, M. (2020). On holes and strings: Earliest displays of human adornment in the Middle Palaeolithic. PLoS ONE 15(7): e0234924. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0234924

Bar-Yosef Mayer, D.E. (2020). Shell Beads of the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic: A review of the earliest record. In: Mărgărit, M. and Boroneanț, A. (eds.).  Beauty and the Eye of The Beholder: Personal Adornments Across the Millennia. Târgovişte: Cetatea de scaun. pp. 11-25.

Gonen Sharon, Leore Grosman, Ethel Allué, Alon Barash, Daniella E. Bar-Yosef Mayer, Rebecca Biton, Elizabeth J. Bunin, Dafna Langgut, Yoel Melamed, Steffen Mischke, Francesco Valleta, and Natalie D. Munro. (2020). Jordan River Dureijat: 10,000 Years of Intermittent Epipaleolithic Activity on the Shore of Paleolake Hula. PaleoAnthropology 2020:34-64

Miriam Pines, Alol Dor, Daniella E. Bar-Yosef Mayer, Sarit Paz, Oren Tal, Raphael Greenberg. (2020). Heads or Snails? A Rustic Feast at Hellenistic Philoteria (Tel Bet Yeraḥ, Israel), circa 150 BCE. Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies, 8(1): 79-93.

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