Falfushynska, H., Horyn, O.*, Osypenko, I.*, Rzymski, P., Wejnerowski, Ł., Dziuba, M. K. and Sokolova, I. M. (2021). Multibiomarker-based assessment of toxicity of central European strains of filamentous cyanobacteria Aphanizomenon gracile and Raphidiopsisraciborskii to zebrafish Danio rerio. Water Research, 116923.

Matoo OB, Lannig G, Bock C, Sokolova IM. (2021). Temperature but not ocean acidification affects energy metabolism and enzyme activities in the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis. Ecology and Evolution; 00: 1-14.

Noor, M. N.*, Wu, F.*, Sokolov, E. P., Falfushynska, H., Timm, S., Haider, F.* and Sokolova, I. M. (2021). Salinity-dependent effects of ZnO nanoparticles on bioenergetics and intermediate metabolite homeostasis in a euryhaline marine bivalve, Mytilus edulis. Science of The Total Environment, 145195.

Ouillon, N.*, Sokolov, E. P., Otto, S., Rehder, G. and Sokolova, I. M. (2021). Effects of variable oxygen regimes on mitochondrial bioenergetics and reactive oxygen species production in a marine bivalve Mya arenaria. Journal of Experimental Biology, jeb.237156.

Sokolova I. (2021) Bioenergetics in environmental adaptation and stress tolerance of aquatic ectotherms: linking physiology and ecology in a multi-stressor landscape. The Journal of Experimental Biology; 224: jeb236802.

Wu, F*., Sokolov, E. P., Dellwig, O. and Sokolova, I. M. (2021). Season-dependent effects of ZnO nanoparticles and elevated temperature on bioenergetics of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis. Chemosphere 263, 127780.


Blanco-Rayón, E.*, Ivanina, A. V., Sokolova, I. M., Marigómez, I. and Izagirre, U. (2020). Sex and sex-related differences in gamete development progression impinge on biomarker responsiveness in sentinel mussels. Science of the Total Environment740, 140178.

Eymann, C., Götze, S., Bock, C., Guderley, H., Knoll, A.H., Lannig, G., Sokolova, I.M., Aberhan, M., Pörtner, H.-O. (2020). Thermal performance of the European flat oyster, Ostrea edulis (Linnaeus, 1758)—explaining ecological findings under climate change. Marine Biology 167, 17.

Falfushynska, H, Piontkivska, H, Sokolova, IM. (2020). Effects of intermittent hypoxia on the cell survival and inflammatory responses in the marine bivalves Mytilus edulis and Crassostrea gigas. Journal of Experimental Biology223, jeb.217026.

Falfushynska, H, Sokolov, E, Piontkivska, H, Sokolova IM (2020). The role of reversible protein phosphorylation in regulation of the mitochondrial electron transport system during hypoxia and reoxygenation stress in marine bivalves. Frontiers in Marine Science 7, 467.

Haider, F, Falfushynska, HI, Timm, S,Sokolova, IM. (2020). Effects of hypoxia and reoxygenation on intermediary metabolite homeostasis of marine bivalves Mytilus edulis and Crassostrea gigas. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology242, 110657.

Haider, F.*, Timm, S., Bruhns, T.*, Noor, M. N.* andSokolova, I. M. (2020). Effects of prolonged food limitation on energy metabolism and burrowing activity of an infaunal marine bivalve, Mya arenaria. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 110780.

Huang W, Wang T, Hu M, Song L, Yu L, Liu R, Wang S, Wang Z, Sokolova IM, Wang Y. (2020) Coastal zone use influences the spatial distribution of microplastics in Hangzhou Bay, China. Environmental Pollution 266: 115137.

Ivanina A.V., Jarrett A.*, Bell T.*, Rimkevicius T.*, Beniash E.,Sokolova I.M. (2020). Effects of seawater salinity and pH on cellular metabolism and enzyme activities in biomineralizing tissues of marine bivalves. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 248: 110748

Luo, Z., Li, Z., Xie, Z.,Sokolova, I. M.,Song, L., Peijnenburg, W. J. G. M., Hu, M. and Wang, Y. (2020). Rethinking Nano-TiO2 Safety: Overview of Toxic Effects in Humans and Aquatic Animals. Small, 2002019.

Madelaire, C. B., Gomes, F. R. and Sokolova, I. (2020). Biomarker-based assessment of the muscle maintenance and energy status of anurans from an extremely seasonal semi-arid environment, the Brazilian Caatinga. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology240, 110590.

Sukhotin, A., Kovalev, A., Sokolov, E. and Sokolova, I. M. (2020). Mitochondrial performance of a continually growing marine bivalve, Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, depends on the body size. Journal of Experimental Biology, jeb.226332.

Wu, F., Falfushynska, H., Dellwig, O., Piontkivska, H., Sokolova, I.M., (2020). Interactive effects of salinity variation and exposure to ZnO nanoparticles on the innate immune system of a sentinel marine bivalve, Mytilus edulis. Science of The Total Environment 712, 136473.


Benfey, T. J. and Sokolova, I. M. (2019). Introduction to the special issue on Aquaculture for Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part A – Molecular and Integrative Physiology. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology236, 110527

Blanco-Rayón, E., Guilhermino, L., Irazola, M., Ivanina, A. V., Sokolova, I. M., Izagirre, U., Marigómez, I. (2019). The influence of short-term experimental fasting on biomarker responsiveness in oil WAF exposed mussels. Aquatic Toxicology206, 164-175.

Blanco-Rayón, E., Ivanina, A. V., Sokolova, I. M., Marigómez, I. and Izagirre, U. (2019). Food-type may jeopardize biomarker interpretation in mussels used in aquatic toxicological experimentation. PLoS ONE14, e0220661

Breitburg D. L., Baumann H., Sokolova I. M., Frieder C. A. (2019). Chapter 6: Multiple stressors – forces that combine to worsen deoxygenation and its effects. In: Ocean deoxygenation:  everyone’s problem. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Report. Laffoley, D., Baxter, J. M. (eds.) IUCN, Gland, Switzerland: 225-247. LINK ; PDF

Bunke D, Leipe T, Moros M, Morys C, Tauber F, Virtasalo JJ, Forster S and Arz HW (2019). Natural and Anthropogenic Sediment Mixing Processes in the South-Western Baltic Sea. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:677. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00677

Evans, D. M., Hughes, J., Jones, L. F., Murphy, P. J., Falfushynska, H. I., Horyn, O., Sokolova, I. M., Christensen, J., Coles, S. J., Rzymski, P. (2019). Elucidating cylindrospermopsin toxicity via synthetic analogues: An in vitro approach. Chemosphere234, 139-147.

Falfushynska, H. I., Gnatyshyna, L. L., Ivanina, A. V., Khoma, V. V., Stoliar, O. B., Sokolova, I. M. (2019). Bioenergetic responses of freshwater mussels Unio tumidus to the combined effects of nano-ZnO and temperature regime. Science of the Total Environment 650, 1440-1450

Falfushynska, H.,I. Sokolov, E. P., Haider, F., Oppermann, C., Kragl, U., Ruth, W., Stock, M., Glufke, S., Winkel, E. J., Sokolova, I. M. (2019). Effects of a common pharmaceutical, atorvastatin, on energy metabolism and detoxification mechanisms of a marine bivalve Mytilus edulis. Aquatic Toxicology208, 47-61.

Falfushynska, H. I., Wu, F., Ye, F., Kasianchuk, N., Dutta, J., Dobretsov, S. and Sokolova, I. M. (2019b). The effects of ZnO nanostructures of different morphology on bioenergetics and stress response biomarkers of the blue mussels Mytilus edulis. Science of the Total Environment  694, 133717

Haider, F., Sokolov, E. P., Timm, S., Hagemann, M., Blanco Rayón, E., Marigómez, I., Izagirre, U., Sokolova, I. M. (2019). Interactive effects of osmotic stress and burrowing activity on protein metabolism and muscle capacity in the soft shell clam Mya arenaria. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology228, 81-93.

Havird, J. C., Weaver, R. J., Milani, L., Ghiselli, F., Greenway, R., Ramsey, A. J., Jimenez, A. G., Dowling, D. K., Hood, W. R., Montooth, K. L. et al. (2019). Beyond the Powerhouse: Integrating Mitonuclear Evolution, Physiology, and Theory in Comparative Biology. Integrative and Comparative Biology 59, 856-863

Radtke, H., Lipka, M., Bunke, D., Morys, C., Woelfel, J., Cahill, B., Böttcher, M. E., Forster, S., Leipe, T.,  Rehder, G., Neumann, T. (2019) Ecological ReGional Ocean Model with vertically resolved sediments (ERGOM SED 1.0): coupling benthic and pelagic biogeochemistry of the south-western Baltic Sea. Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 275–320.

Sokolov, E. P., Markert, S., Hinzke, T., Hirschfeld, C., Becher, D., Ponsuksili, S., Sokolova, I. M. (2019). Effects of hypoxia-reoxygenation stress on mitochondrial proteome and bioenergetics of the hypoxia-tolerant marine bivalve Crassostrea gigas. Journal of Proteomics194, 99-111.

Sokolov, E. P., Sokolova, I. M. (2019). Compatible osmolytes modulate mitochondrial function in a marine osmoconformer Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793). Mitochondrion45, 29-37.

Sokolova, I. (2019). Poikilotherms. In Encyclopedia of Ecology (Second Edition),  (ed. B. Fath), pp. 558-561. Oxford: Elsevier

Sokolova, I. (2019). Temperature Regulation. In Encyclopedia of Ecology (Second Edition),  (ed. B. Fath), pp. 633-639. Oxford: Elsevier

Sokolova, I. M., Sokolov, E. P. and Haider, F. (2019). Mitochondrial Mechanisms Underlying Tolerance to Fluctuating Oxygen Conditions: Lessons from Hypoxia-Tolerant Organisms. Integrative and Comparative Biology59, 938-952,Editor's Choice


Falfushynska HI, Gnatyshyna LL, Ivanina AV, Sokolova IM, Stoliar OB (2018) Detoxification and cellular stress responses of unionid mussels Unio tumidus from two cooling ponds to combined nano-ZnO and temperature stress. Chemosphere 193: 1127-1142

Gebhardt C, Forster S (2018) Size-selective feeding of Arenicola marina promotes long-term burial of microplastic particles in marine sediments. Environmental Pollution 242 1777-1786. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.07.090

Haider F, Sokolov EP, Sokolova IM (2018) Effects of mechanical disturbance and salinity stress on bioenergetics and burrowing behavior of the soft-shell clam Mya arenaria. Journal of Experimental Biology 221: jeb172643. doi:10.1242/jeb.172643

Hood WR , Austad SN, Bize P, Jimenez AG, Montooth KL, Schulte PM, Scott GR, Sokolova IM, Treberg JR, SalinK (2018) The mitochondrial contribution to animal performance, adaptation, and life-history variation. Integrative and comparative biology 58 (3), 480-485

Ivanina AV, Borah B, Tadas R, Macrander J, Piontkivska H, Sokolova IM, Beniash E (2018). The Role of the Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Signaling in Biomineralization of the Oyster Crassostrea gigas. Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 309.

Ivanina AV, Borah BM, Vogts A, Malik I, Jingyao Wu, Chin AR, Almarza AJ, Kumta P,  Piontkivska H, Beniash E, Sokolova IM. (2018). Potential trade-offs between biomineralization and immunity revealed by shell properties and gene expression profiles of two closely related Crassostrea species. Journal of Experimental Biology 221 (18), jeb183236

Jurasinski G, Janssen M, Voss M, Böttcher ME, Brede M, Burchard H, Forster S, Gosch L, Gräwe U, Gründling-Pfaff S, Haider F, Ibenthal M, Karow N, Karsten U, Kreuzburg M, Lange X, Leinweber P, Massmann M, Ptak T, Rezanezhad F, Rehder G, Romoth K, Schade H, Schubert H, Schulz-Vogt HN, Sokolova I, Strehse R, Unger V, Westphal J, Lennartz B (2018) Understanding the Coastal Ecocline: Assessing Sea-Land-Interactions at Non-tidal, Low-lying Coasts through Interdisciplinary Research. Front. Mar. Sci. 5: 413. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00342

Lipka M, Woelfel J, Gogina M, Kallmeyer J, Liu B, Morys C, Forster S, Böttcher ME (2018) Solute Reservoirs Reflect Variability of Early Diagenetic Processes in Temperate Brackish Surface Sediments. Front. Mar. Sci. 5: 413. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00413  

Powillet M, Forster S (2018) Continuous and High Transport of Particles and Solutes by Benthos in Coastal Eutrophic Sediments of the Pomeranian Bay. Frontiers in Marine Science.

Quintana CO, Raymond C, Nascimento F, Bonaglia S, Forster S, Gunnarsson JS, Kristensen E (2018)Functional Performance of Three Invasive Marenzelleria Species Under Contrasting Ecological Conditions Within the Baltic Sea. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-018-0376-9

Renz JR, Powilleit M, Gogina M, Zettler ML, Forster S (2018) Community bioirrigation potential (BIPc), an index to quantify the potential for solute exchange at the sediment-water interface. Marine Environmental Research 141 214–224. 50 days free access: DOI: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.09.013

Schade H, Arneth N, Powilleit N, Forster S (2018) Sand gapers’ breath: Respiration of Mya arenaria (L. 1758) and its contribution to total oxygen utilization in sediments. Marine Environmental Research,

Sokolova I (2018). Mitochondrial adaptations to variable environments and their role in animals’ stress tolerance. Integrative and Comparative Biology 58, 519–531



Falfushynska H, Gnatyshyna L, Horyn O, Sokolova IM, Stoliar O (2017) Endocrine and cellular stress effects of zinc oxide nanoparticles and nifedipine in marsh frogs Pelophylax ridibundus. Aquatic Toxicology 185, 171-182

Falfushynska H, Phan T, Sokolova IM (2017) Long-Term Acclimation to Different Thermal Regimes Affects Molecular Responses to Heat Stress in a Freshwater Clam Corbicula fluminea. Scientific Reports 6 • DOI: 10.1038/srep39476

Gogina M, Morys C, Forster S, Gräwe U, Friedland R, Zettler ML (2017) Towards benthic ecosystem functioning maps: quantifying bioturbation potential in the German part of the Baltic Sea, Ecological Indicators 73, 574-588

González-Fernández C, Albentosa M, Sokolova IM (2017) Interactive effects of nutrition, reproductive state and pollution on molecular stress responses of mussels, Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819. Marine Environmental Research 131, 103-115.

Hawkins CA, Sokolova IM (2017) Effects of elevated CO2 levels on subcellular distribution of trace metals (Cd and Cu) in marine bivalves. Aquatic Toxicology 192, 251-264.

Ivanina AV, Falfushynska HI, Beniash E, Piontkivska H, Sokolova IM (2017) Biomineralization-related specialization of hemocytes and mantle tissues of the Pacific oysters Crassostrea gigas. Journal of Experimental Biology, 220: 3209-3221. doi: 10.1242/jeb.160861

Madelaire CB, Sokolova IM, Gomes FR (2017) Seasonal Patterns of Variation in Steroid Plasma Levels and Immune Parameters in Anurans from Brazilian Semiarid Area. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 90 (4), 415-433.

Marigómez I, Múgica M, Izagirre U, Sokolova IM (2017) Chronic environmental stress enhances tolerance to seasonal gradual warming in marine mussels. PloS One 12 (3), e0174359.

Morys C, Powilleit M, Forster S (2017) Bioturbation in relation to the depth distribution of macrozoobenthos in the southwestern Baltic Sea, Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 579: 19-36.

Sokolova IM (2017) Celebrate results of German excellence initiative. Nature 552, 31.

Wasmund N, Kownacka J, Göbel J, Jaanus A, Johansen M, Jurgensone I, Lehtinen S, Powilleit M (2017) The Diatom/Dinoflagellate Index as an Indicator of Ecosystem Changes in the Baltic Sea 1. Principle and Handling Instruction. Front. Mar. Sci. 4:22. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00022


Falfyshynska GI, Gnatyshyna LL, Yurchak IV, Ye Mudra A, Ivanina AV, Sokolova IM, Stoliar OB (2016) Responses of the Clam Anodonta anatina to Thermal Impact Depending on Peculiarities of Occurrence in Natural Habitat Hydrobiological Journal 52 (2), 71-82

Falfushynska H, Gnatyshyna L, Fedoruk O, Sokolova IM, Stoliar OB (2016) Endocrine activities and cellular stress responses in the marsh frog Pelophylax ridibundus exposed to cobalt, zinc and their organic nanocomplexes, Aquatic Toxicology 170, 62-71

Gogina M, Morys C, Forster S, Gräwe U, Friedland R, Zettler ML (2016) Towards benthic ecosystem functioning maps: Quantifying bioturbation potential in the German part of the Baltic Sea. Ecological Indicators 73: 574–58.

Haider F, Falfushynska H, Ivanina AV, Sokolova IM (2016) Effects of pH and bicarbonate on mitochondrial functions of marine bivalves, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 198, 41-50

Ivanina AV, Hawkins C, Sokolova IM (2016) Interactive effects of copper exposure and environmental hypercapnia on immune functions of marine bivalves Crassostrea virginica and Mercenaria mercenaria, Fish & shellfish immunology 49, 54-65

Ivanina AV, Nesmelova I, Leamy L, Sokolov EP, Sokolova IM (2016) Intermittent hypoxia leads to functional reorganization of mitochondria and affects cellular bioenergetics in marine molluscs, Journal of Experimental Biology 219 (11), 1659-1674

Ivanina AV, Sokolova IM (2016) Effects of intermittent hypoxia on oxidative stress and protein degradation in molluscan mitochondria, Journal of Experimental Biology 219 (23), 3794-3802

Morys C, Forster S, Graf G (2016) Variability of bioturbation in various sediment types and on different spatial scales in the Southwestern Baltic Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 557: 31-49.

Sokolova IM (2016) Toss the water, keep the child, EMBO reports, e201642699

Sokolova IM, Ivanina AV, Falfushynska H, Haider F, Sokolov EP (2016) Mitochondrial mechanisms of tolerance to intermittent hypoxia: Insights from new invertebrate models, Journal of World Mitochondria Society 2 (2) (2016)

Vereshchagina KP, Lubyaga YA, Shatilina Z, Bedulina D, Gurkov A, Axenov-Gribanov DV, Baduev B, Kondrateva ES, Gubanov M, Zadereev E, Sokolova IM, Timofeyev M (2016) Salinity modulates thermotolerance, energy metabolism and stress response in amphipods Gammarus lacustris, PeerJ 4, e2657 (2016)


Bitschofsky F, Forster S, Powilleit M, Gebhardt C (2015) Potential role of macrofauna for the exchange processes between sediment and water column in an inner coastal water of southern Baltic Sea (Darß-Zingst Bodden Chain, Grabow). RMB (25) S. 27–39.

Forster S, Bitschofsky F (2015) Different reasons for low pore water phosphate concentrations observed at a shallow brackish site in a German Baltic Sea lagoon. RMB (25) S. 119–131.

Karstens S, Schwark F, Forster S, Glatzel S, Buczko U (2015) Sediment tracer tests to explore patterns of sediment transport in coastal reed beds – a case study from the Darss-Zingst Bodden Chain. RMB (25) S. 41–57.

Stolte A, Forster S, Gerdts G, Schubert H (2015) Microplastic concentrations in beach sediments along the German Baltic coast, Marine Pollution Bulletin 99, 216-229.. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.07.022


Renz J, Forster S (2014) Effects of bioirrigation by the three sibling species of Marenzelleria spp. on solute fluxes and porewater nutrient profiles. Mar Ecol Prog Series 505, 145–159. doi: 10.3354/meps10756


Niedzwiedz G, Schories D (2013) Advances using diver towed GPS receivers. In: Ya-Hui Hsueh, Editor, Global Positioning Systems – Signal structure, applications and sources of error and blases. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, pp. 155-186, ISBN:978-1-62808-022-3

Renz J, Forster S (2013) Are similar worms different? A comparative tracer study on bioturbation in the three sibling species Marenzelleria arctia, M. viridis, and M. neglecta from the Baltic Sea. Limnology and Oceanography 58(6), 2046–2058.

Schygulla C, Peine F (2013) Nienhagen Reef: abiotic boundary conditions at a large brackish water artificial reef in the Baltic Sea. Journal of Coastal Research, 29(2), 478-486.


Bos AR, Gumanao GS, Mueller B, Saceda MM (2012) Size at maturation, sex differences, and pair density during the mating season of the Indo-Pacific beach star Archaster typicus (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) in the Philippines. . Invertebrate Reproduction & Development 1–7 (online first).

Maiti K, Buesseler KO, Pike SM, Benitez-Nelson C, Cai P, Chen W, Cochran K, Dai M, Dehairs F, Gasser B, Kelly RP, Masque P, Miller LA, Miquel JC, Moran SB, Morris PJ, Peine F, Planchon F, Renfro AA, Rutgers van der Loeff M, Santschi PH, Turnewitsch R, Waples JT, Xu C (2012) Intercalibration studies of short-lived thorium-234 in the water column and marine particles. Limnol. Oceanogr.: Methods 10, 631–644.


Bitschofsky F, Forster S, Scholz J (2011) Regional and temporal changes in epizoobiontic bryozoan-communities of Flustra foliacea (Linnaeus, 1758) and implications for North Sea Ecology. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 91(3), 423-433.

Bleich S, Powilleit M, Seifert T, Graf G (2011) β-diversity as a measure of species turnover along the salinity gradient in the Baltic Sea and its consistency with the Venice System. Marine Ecology Progress Series 436, 101-118. [doi: 10.3354/meps09219]

Schories D, Niedzwiedz G (2011) Precision, accuracy, and application of diver-towed underwater GPS receivers. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment  [DOI 10.1007/s10661-011-2122-7]

Wang X, Peine F, Schmidt A, Schröder HC, Wiens M, Schloßmacher U, Müller WEG (2011) Concept of Biogenic Ferromanganese Crust Formation: Coccoliths as Bio-seeds in Crusts from Central Atlantic Ocean (Senghor Seamount/Cape Verde), NPC Natural Product Communications, Vol. 6 No. 0 1 - 10


Deutsche B, Forster S, Wilhelm M, Dippner JW, Voss M (2010) Denitrification in sediments as a major nitrogen sink in the Baltic Sea: an extrapolation using sediment characteristics. Biogeosciences 7, 3259–3271.

Woelfel J, Schumann R, Peine P, Flohr A, Kruss A, Tegowski J, Blondel P, Wiencke C, Karsten U (2010) Microphytobenthos of Arctic Kongsfjorden (Svalbard, Norway): biomass and potential primary production along the shore line. Polar Biology 33:1239–1253. [doi: 10.1007/s00300-010-0813-0]

Publikationen 2008 - 2007


  • Rösler, H. & W. Wranik 2008: Kurzbeschreibung der Haltung und Vermehrung von Chioninia delalandii (Duméril & Bibron 1839) im Terrarium (Reptilia: Sauria: Scincidae). – Sauria, Berlin, 31 (1): 41-43.
  • Rösler, H. & W. Wranik 2008: Bemerkenswerte endogene Farbveränderung der Eischale von Chioninia delalandii (Duméril & Bibron 1839) (Reptilia: Sauria: Scincidae). – Zool. Gart. (NF), Jena, 78: 43-48.
  • Wranik, W., Meitzner, V. & Martschei, T. 2008: Verbreitungsatlas der Heuschrecken Mecklenburg-Vorpommerns. - Beiträge zur floristischen und faunistischen Erforschung des Landes Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, LUNG M-V, 273 S. 



  • Normant, M., M. Feike, Normant, M., M. Feike, Szaniawska, A., Graf, G. 2007. Adaptation of Gammarus tigrinus Sexton, 1939 to new environments-Some metabolic investigations. Thermochimica Acta 458(1-2): 107-111.
  • Bouma TJ, Friedrichs M., van Wesenbeeck BK, Brun FG, Temmerman S, de Vries MB, Graf G, Herman PMJ 2007. Plant growth strategies directly affect biogeomorphology of estuaries. In "River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics volume 1" - (C.M. Dohmen-Janssen & S.J.M.H. Hulscher, eds), pp 285-292. Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK. ISBN 978-0-415-44167-4. 
  • Riisgård H.U., Lassen J., Kortegård M., Møller L.F., Friedrichs M., Jensen M.H., Larsen P.S. 2007. Filter-feeding zoobenthos and importance of hydrodynamics in the shallow Odense Fjord (Denmark) - earlier and recent studies, perspectives and modelling. Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci. 75(3): 281-295.
  • Rösler, H. & W. Wranik 2007: Bemerkungen zur Biologie sowie Haltung und Vermehrung des Sokotra-Riesengeckos, Haemodracon riebeckii (Peters, 1882). – Zool. Garten N.F. 77, 59-83. 
  • Turnewitsch, R., Domeyer, B., Graf, G.; 2007. Experimental evidence for an effect of early-diagenetic interaction between labile and refractory marine sedimentary organic matter on nitrogen dynamics. Journal of Sea Research, 57(4): 270-280.
  • Turnewitsch, R., B. M. Springer, et al. 2007. Determination of particulate organic carbon (POC) in seawater: The relative methodological importance of artificial gains and losses in two glass-fiber-filter-based techniques. Marine Chemistry 105(3-4): 208-228.
  • Wranik, W. & Lange, L. 2007: Nachweis der Blauflügeligen Sandschrecke (Sphingonotus caerulans) für Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. - Arch. Freunde Naturg. Mecklenburg, 46: 203-207.
Publikationen 2006 - 2005


  • Friedrichs M., Graf G. 2006. Description of a flume channel profilometry tool using laser line scans. Aquatic Ecology 40: 493-501.
  • Jonsson P.R., van Duren L. A., Amielh M., Asmus R., Aspden R., Daunys D., Friedrichs M., et al.; (2006). Making Water Flow: a comparison of the hydrodynamic characteristics of 12 different biological flume tanks. Aquatic Ecology 40: 409-438.
  • Friedrichs M., Graf G., van Duren L.A.; 2006. Bio-fluid-dynamics: Exchange processes at the sediment-water interface. Editorial of the BioFlow special issue, J. Sea Res. 55(1):1-2
  • Lassen J., Kortegård M., Riisgård H.U., Friedrichs M., Graf G; 2006. Down-mixing of phytoplankton above filter-feeding mussels - interplay between water flow and biomixing. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 314:77-88
  • Powilleit M., Kleine J., Leuchs H.; 2006. Impacts of experimental dredged material disposal on a shallow, sublittoral macrofauna community in Mecklenburg Bay (western Baltic Sea). Mar. Poll. Bull. 52: 386-396
  • Schilling, P., Powilleit, M. & Uhlig, S.; 2006. Macrozoobenthos interlaboratory comparison on taxonomical identification and counting of marine invertebrates in artificial sediment samples including testing various statistical methods of data evaluation. Accred. Qual. Assur. 11(8-9): 422-429.
  • Schilling, P., Powilleit, M. & Uhlig, S.; 2006. Chlorophyll-a determination: results of an intercalibratory comparison. Accred. Qual. Assur. 11(8-9): 462-469.
  • Ziervogel K., Forster S.; 2006. Do benthic diatoms influence erosion thresholds of coastal subtidal sediments? J. Sea Res. (BioFlow special issue) 55(1):43-5



  • Bartholdy J., Leipe T., Frenzel P., Tauber F., Bahlo R.; 2005. High resolution Single Particle Analysis: A new tool to investigate the mineral composition of agglutinated foraminifera. - [In:] Tyszka J., Oliwkiewicz-Miklasinska M., Gedl P., Kaminski M.A. (Eds.). Methods and Applications in Micropalaeontology. Studia Geologica Polonica, 124: 53-65
  • Frenzel P., Boomer I.; 2005. The use of ostracods from marginal-marine, brackish waters as bioindicators of modern and Quaternary environmental change. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 225 (1-4) (Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Ostracoda, Shizuoka 2001): 68-92
  • Frenzel P., Henkel D., Siccha M., Tschendel L.; 2005. Do ostracod associations reflect macrophyte communities? A case study from the brackish water of the southern Baltic Sea coast. Aquat. Sci. 67 (2): 142-155
  • Frenzel P., Tech T., Bartholdy J.; 2005. Checklist and annotated bibliography of Recent Foraminiferida from the German Baltic Sea coast. - [In:] Tyszka J., Oliwkiewicz-Miklasinska M., Gedl P., Kaminski M.A. (Eds.). Methods and Applications in Micropalaeontology. - Studia Geologica Polonica, 124: 67-86.
  • Dewi K.T., Müller A., Frenzel P., van Harten D. 2005. Recent Ostracoda (Microcrustacea) from a Banda-to-Timor Sea Traverse: implications for paleobathymetric Studies. - Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Convention and Exhibition 2004, Indonesian Association of Geologist, Bandung, 1-14.  
  • Lampadariou N., Karakassis I., Teraschke S., Arlt G.; 2005. Changes in benthic meiofaunal assemblages in the vicinity of fish farms in the Eastern Mediterranean. Vie et Milieu 55(2): 61-69
  • Lapucki T., Normant M., Feike M., Graf G., Szaniawska A.; 2005. Comparative studies on the metabolic rate of the isopod Idotea chelipes (Pallas) inhabiting different regions of the Baltic Sea. Thermochimica Acta, 435: 6–10.
  • Peine F., Bobertz B., Graf G.; 2005. Influence of the mussel Mytilus edulis (Linnaeus) on the bottom roughness length (z0) in the south-western Baltic Sea. Baltica 18: 13-22
  • Reich M., Frenzel P., Herrig E.; 2005. Ein Meer am Ende der Kreidezeit. Die Schreibkreide. - Biologie in unserer Zeit, 35 (4): 260-267
  • Rocha C., Forster S., Koning E., Epping E.; 2005. High-resolution permeability determination and two-dimensional porewater flow in sandy sediment. Limnol. Oceanogr.-Meth. 3: 10-23
  • Sommer U., Frenzel P.; 2005. The Southern Baltic Sea and its coast in transition. Aquat. Sci. 67 (2): 129-131
  • Ziervogel K., Forster S.; 2005. Aggregation and sinking behaviour of resuspended fluffy layer material. Cont. Shelf Res. 25: 1853-1863 
Publikationen 2004 - 2003


  • Dewi, K. T., Müller, A., Frenzel, P., Auliaherliaty, L. & Gustiantini, L. 2004 Do Quaternary Ostracods reflect sea level changes in the Timor Sea? — Proceedings of the 32nd IAGI (Indonesian Association of Geologists) and the 28th HAGI (Indonesian Association of Geophysicists) Annual Convention, Jakarta, 1: 317-326.
  • Forster S., Zettler M.L.; 2004. The capacity of the filter-feeding bivalve Mya arenaria L. to affect water transport in sandy beds. Mar. Biol. 144 (6): 1183-1189
  • Frenzel P., Ansorge J., Viehberg, F.A.; 2004. Der Greifswalder Stadtgraben vor der Industrialisierung - eine Paläomilieurekonstruktion vor archäologischem Hintergrund. - Rostocker Meeresbiologische Beiträge, 12: 23-38
  • Frenzel P., Müller U., Feike M., Arlt G. (Eds., 2004): Die südliche Ostsee und ihre Küsten im Wandel II. - Rostocker Meeresbiologische Beiträge, 12: 138 S.; Rostock.
  • Frenzel P., Viehberg F.A.; 2004. Checklist of Recent und Quaternary ostracods (Crustacea) from freshwater, brackish and marine environments in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, NE Germany. - Revista Española de Micropaleontología, 36 (1) (Fifth European Ostracodologists Meeting): 29-55



  • Forster S., Bobertz B., Bohling B.; 2003. Permeability of sands in the coastal areas of the southern Baltic Sea: Mapping a grain-size related sediment property. Aquat. Geochem. 9 (3): 171-190
  • Forster S., Khalili A., Kitlar J.; 2003. Variation of nonlocal irrigation in a subtidal benthic community. J. Marine Res. 61 (3): 335-357
  • Graf G.; 2003. Ecosystem Functioning and Biodiversity: Bioengineering. In "Marine Science Frontiers for Europe". In: Wefer G., Lamy F., Mantoura F., (eds). Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 243-250.
  • Turnewitsch R. and Graf G.; 2003. Variability of particulate seawater properties related to bottom mixed layer-associated internal waves in shallow water on a time scale of hours. Limnol. Oceanogr. 48(3): 1254-1264
  • Ziervogel K. and Bohling B.; 2003. Sedimentological parameters and erosion behaviour of submarine coastal sediments in the south-western Baltic Sea. Geo. Mar. Lett. 23(1): 43-52
Publikationen 2002 und davor


  • Christiansen C., Edelvang K., Emeis K., Graf G., Jahmlich S., et. al.; 2002. Material transport from the nearshore to the basinal environment in the southern Baltic Sea - I. Processes and mass estimates. J. Marine Syst. 35(3-4): 133-150
  • Feike M., Fechter A., Mädel M.; 2002. Einfluss von Platorchestia platensis auf die Abbaugeschwindigkeit von Zostera marina und den Kohlenstofffluss in das Sediment. Rostocker Meeresbiologische Beiträge, 11: 57-64.
  • Jähmlich S., Lund-Hansen L.C., Leipe T.; 2002. Enhanced settling velocities and vertical transport of particulate matter by aggregation in the benthic boundary layer. Danish Journal of Geography (Geografisk Tidsskrift) 102:37-49
  • Cumberlidge N. and Wranik W. 2002. A new genus and new species of freshwater crab (Potamoidea, Potamidae) from Socotra Island, Yemen. J. Nat. Hist. 36 (1): 51-64



  • Heip C.H.R., Duinefeld G., Flach E., Graf G., Helder W., Hermann P.M.J., Lavaleye M., Middelburg J.J., Pfannkuche O., Soetaert K. Soltwedel T., de Stiger H., Thomsen L., Vanaverbeke J., de Wilde P.; 2001. The role of the benthic biota in sedimentary metabolism and sediment-water exchange processes in the Goban Spur area.Deep-Sea Res. II 48: 3223-3243.
  • Kääriä J., Naarminen M., Eklund J., Jönsson N., Aneer G., Rajasilta M.; 2001. A tagging experiment on spring-spawning Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras) in southwest Finland in 1990 - 1998. Herring: Expectations for a New Millennium, 599 - 609. Alaska Sea Grant College Program. AK - SG - 01 -04. University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
  • Ritzrau W., Graf G., Schlüter M.; 2001. Exchange processes accross the sediment water interface. In "The northern North Atlantic: A changing environment", P. Schaefer, W. Ritzrau, M. Schlueter and J. Thiede (eds.). Springer- Verlag, Berlin, pp.199-206.
  • Ritzrau W.,Graf G., Scheltz A., Queisser W. 2001. Bentho-pelagic coupling and carbon dynamics in the northern North Atlantic. In "The northern North Atlantic: A changing environment", P. Schaefer, W. Ritzrau, M. Schlueter and J. Thiede (eds.). Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp.207-224.
  • Rusch A., Forster S., Huettel M.; 2001. Bacteria, diatoms and detritus in an intertidal sandflat subject to advective transport across the water-sediment interface. Biogeochemistry 55 (1): 1-27
  • Schäfer P., Thiede J., Gerlach S., Graf G., Suess E., Zeitschel B.; 2001.The environment of the northern North Atlantic Ocean: modern depositional processes and their historical documentation. In "The northern North Atlantic: A changing environment", P. Schaefer, W. Ritzrau, M. Schlueter and J. Thiede (eds.). Springer- Verlag, Berlin, pp.1-18.
  • Turnewitsch R., Springer B.M.; 2001. Do bottommixed layers influence 234Th dynamics in the abyssal near-bottom water column? Deep-Sea Res. I 48: 1279-1307.
  • van Weering T.C.E., de Stiger H.C., Balzer W., Epping E.H.G., Graf G., Hall I.R., Helder W. Kripounoff A., Lohse L., McCave I.N., Thomsen L., Vangreisheim A.; 2001. Benthic dynamics and carbon fluxes on the NW European continental margin. Deep-Sea Res. II 48: 3191-3221.



  • Friedrichs M., Graf G., Springer B.; 2000. Skimming flow over a simulated polychaete tube lawn at low population densities. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser.192: 219-228.
  • Graf, G.; 2000. Tiere als Ingenieure am Meeresboden. Bodden, 10: 93-97.
  • Leipe T., Loeffler A., Emeis K.C., Jähmlich S., Bahlo R., Ziervogel K., 2000. Vertical patterns of suspended matter characteristics along a coastal-basin transect in the western Baltic Sea. Estuar. Coast. Shelf S. 51 (6): 789-804
  • Rusch A., Huettel M., Forster S.; 2000. Particulate organic matter in permeable marine sands - Dynamics in time and depth. Estuar. Coast. Shelf S. 51 (4): 399-414
  • Turnewitsch R., Witte U., Graf G.; 2000. Bioturbation in the abyssal Arabian Sea: influence of fauna and food supply. Deep-Sea Res. II, 47: 2877-2911.



  • Floderus S., Jähmlich S., Ekebom J., Saarso M.; 1999. Particle flux and properties affecting the fate of bacterial productivity in the benthic-boundary layer at a mud-bottom site in South-Central Gulf of Riga. J. Marine Syst. 23: 233-250
  • Forster S., Glud R.N., Gundersen J.K., Huettel M.; 1999. In situ study of bromide tracer and oxygen flux in coastal sediments. Estuar. Coast. Shelf S. 49 (6): 813-827
  • Graf G.; 1999. Do benthic animals control the particle exchange between bioturbated sediments and benthic turbidity zones?In: Biochemical Cycling and Sediment Ecology, Eds. Gray J.S., Ambrose W., Szaniawska A., Kluwer Acad. Publishers, Dordrecht, pp.153-159.
  • Powilleit M. and J. Kube; 1999. Effects of severe oxygen depletion on macrobenthos in the Pomeranian Bay (southern Baltic Sea): a case study in a shallow, sublittoral habitat characterised by low species richness. J. Sea Res. 42(3): 221-234.
  • Springer B., Friedrichs M., Graf G., Nittikowski J., Queisser W.; 1999. A high precision current measurement system for laboratory flume systems - A case study around a circular cylinder. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 183: 305-310.


  • Cassola F. and Wranik W.; 1998. A remarkable new tiger beetle from Socotra Island, Republic of Yemen (Coleoptera, Cicindelidae). Deut. Entomol. Z. 45 (2): 265-268
  • Huettel M., Ziebis W., Forster S., Luther G.W.; 1998. Advective transport affecting metal and nutrient distributions and interfacial fluxes in permeable sediments. Geochim. Cosmochim. Ac. 62 (4): 613-631
  • Jähmlich S., Graf G.; 1998. Experimente zur Aggregation bodennaher Partikel aus der Mecklenburger Bucht. Bodden, 6: 59-75.
  • Jähmlich S.,Thomsen L., Graf G.; 1998. Factors controlling aggregate formation in the benthic boundary layer of the Mecklenburg Bight (Western Baltic Sea) J. Sea Res., 41: 245-254.
  • Normant M., Graf G., Szaniawska A.; 1998. Heat production in Saduria entomon (Isopoda) from the Gulf of Gdansk during an experimental exposure to anoxic conditions. Mar. Biol. 131(2): 269-273


  • Graf G.; 1997. SCOR Working Group 95: Sediment suspension and sea bed properties. J. Marine Syst. 11 (3-4): 267-268
  • Graf G., Rosenberg R.; 1997. Bioresuspension and biodeposition: A review. J. Marine Syst. 11 (3-4): 269-278
  • Kube J., Gosselck F., Powilleit M., Warzocha J.; 1997. Long-term changes in the benthic communities of the Pomeranian Bay (southern Baltic Sea). Helgoländer Meeresunters. 51: 399-416.
  • Kube J., Powilleit M.; 1997. Factors controlling the distribution of Marenzelleria cf: viridis, Pygospio elegans, and Streplospio shrubsoli (polychaeta: spionidae) in the southern Baltic Sea, with special attention for the response to an event of hypoxia. Aqu. Ecol. 31: 187-198.
  • Rajasilta M., Jönsson N., Eklund J., Laine P., Lorenz T.; 1997. Present state of spawning populations and spawning beds of the Baltic herring in a southern (Greifswalder Bodden) and a northern (Archipelago Sea) spawning area. ICES, C.M. Brackish Water Ecology, Helsinki 1997. 6pp.
  • Ritzrau W., Thomsen L., Lara R.J., Graf G.; 1997. Enhanced microbial utilisation of dissolved amino acids indicates rapid modification of organic matter in the benthic boundary layer. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 156: 43-50
  • Witte U., Brattegard T., Graf G., Springer B.; 1997. Particle capture and deposition by deep sea sponges from the Norwegian-Greenland Sea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 154: 241-252



  • Busch A., Jönsson N., Lorenz T., Suchaus A., Holst a.; 1996. Mortality in successive cohorts of young baltic herring larvae. Rostock.Meerebiolog. Beitr. 4: 17-31.
  • Forster S.; 1996. Spatial and temporal distribution of oxidation events occurring below the sediment-water interface. Mar. Ecol.-P. S. Z. N. I 17 (1-3): 309-319
  • Forster S., Huettel M., Ziebis W.; 1996. Impact of boundary layer flow velocity on oxygen utilisation in coastal sediments. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 143 (1-3): 173-185
  • Glud R.N., Forster S., Huettel M.; 1996. Influence of radial pressure gradients on solute exchange in stirred benthic chambers. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 141 (1-3): 303-311
  • Huettel M., Forster S., Kloser S., Fossing H.; 1996. Vertical migration in the sediment-dwelling sulfur bacteria Thioploca spp in overcoming diffusion limitations. Appl. Environ. Microb. 62 (6): 1863-1872
  • Huettel M., Ziebis W., Forster S.; 1996. Flow-induced uptake of particulate matter in permeable sediments. Limnol. Oceanogr. 41 (2): 309-322
  • Kube J., Peters C., Powilleit M.; 1996. Spatial variation in growth of Macoma balthica and Mya arenaria (Mollusca: Bivalvia) in relation to environmental gradients in the Pomeranian Bay (southern Baltic Sea). Arch. Fish. Mar. Res. 44(1/2): 81-93.
  • Kube J., Powilleit M., Warzocha J.; 1996. The importance of hydrodynamic processes and food availability for the structure of macrofauna assemblages in the Pomeranian Bay (southern Baltic Sea). Arch. Hydrobiol. 138(2): 213-228.
  • Kube J., Zettler M.L., Gosselck F., Ossig S., Powilleit M.; 1996. Distribution of Marenzelleria viridis (Polychaeta: Spionidae) in the southwestern Baltic Sea in 1993/94 - 10 years after introduction. Sarsia 81: 131-142.
  • Powilleit M., Graf G.; 1996. The contribution of the mud shrimp Callianassa subterranea (Decapoda: Thallassinidea) to sediment metabolism during oxygen deficiency in southern North Sea sediments. J. Sea Res. 36 (3-4): 193-202
  • Thomsen L., Jähmlich S., Graf G., Friedrichs M., Wanner S.; 1996. An instrument for aggregate studies in the benthic boundary layer. Mar. Geol. 135: 153-157
  • Witte U., Graf G. 1996; Metabolism of deep-sea sponges in the Greenland-Norwegian Sea. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 198 (2): 223-235
  • Ziebis W., Forster S., Huettel M., Jorgensen B.B.; 1996. Complex burrows of the mud shrimp Callianassa truncata and their geochemical impact in the sea bed. Nature 382 (6592): 619-622
  • Ziebis W., Huettel M., Forster S.; 1996. Impact of biogenic sediment topography on oxygen fluxes in permeable seabeds. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 140 (1-3): 227-237



  • Powilleit M., 2004. Wichtige Strukturbildner im Makrozoobenthos der Küstengewässer Mecklenburg-Vorpommerns (WISTMAK II). Abschlußbericht im Auftrag des Landesamtes für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Geologie (LUNG) Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, September 2004, 57 S.
  • Powilleit M.; 2003. Wichtige Strukturbildner im Makrozoobenthos der Küstengewässer Mecklenburg-Vorpommerns (WISTMAK). Abschlußbericht im Auftrag des Landesamtes für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Geologie (LUNG) Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, März 2003, 50 S.
  • Normant M., Szaniawska A., Graf G.; 2002. Heat production in Saduria entomon (Isopoda) - the best indicator of metabolic rate. Abstracts/Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 132: p33
  • Powilleit M., Hübner T. and Wolkenhauer S.M.; 2002. Phytoplankton- und Zoobenthos-Monitoring, Probenvorbereitung zu Ringversuchen zu Phytoplankton und Zoobenthos. Abschlußbericht im Auftrag des Umweltbundesamtes, Mai 2002, 49 p.
  • Graf G., Friedrichs M., Peine F., Billerbeck M.; 2001. Was tragen Tiere zum Sedimenttransport in der Ostsee bei? Anwendungsbeispiel: Verklappung von Baggergut. Traditio et Innovatio 6(2), Seite: 42-45 (Uni-Journal Rostock)
  • Powilleit M. and Graf G.; 2000. Konzeption für den zukünftigen routinemäßigen Dauerbetrieb der Probenbereitstellung für biologische Untersuchungen innerhalb des BLMP. Zwischenbericht (Teilvorhaben 1) Umweltbundesamt, 69 p.
  • Rajasilta M. and Jönsson N.; 2000. Intensive monitoring of spawning populations of the Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras L.). Final Report of the study project ref.NO 96-068, 1997 - 1999. European Commission. Directorate-General XIV, Fisheries. Brussels. 142 pp.
  • Schmincke H.-U., Graf G.; 2000. DECOS/OMEX II, Cruise No. 43, 25 November - 14. January 1999. METEOR-Berichte 00-2
  • Jähmlich S., Struck U., Graf G., Springer B.; 1998. Particle quality in the bottom boundary layer of the Gotland Basin. Meereswiss. Ber. 34: 97-109.
  • Jönsson N., Busch A., Lorenz T., Korth B.; 1998. Struktur und Funktion von Boddenlebensgemeinschaften im Ergebnis von Austausch- und Vermischungsprozessen. In: Greifswalder Geographische Arbeiten 16: 250 - 285.
  • Rajasilta M. and Jönsson N.; 1998. Intensive monitoring of the spawning populations of the Baltic herring. Interim report 1998, EU Directorate General XIV: 45 pp.
  • Mienert J., Graf G., Hemleben C., Kremling K., Pfannkuche O., Schulz-Bull D.; 1998. Nordatlantik 1996, Cruise No. 36, 6.June 1996 - 4 November 1996. METEOR- Berichte 98-2.