Recent Publications

All DC islands

Below you will an overview of the reports and publications on biodiversity related subjects in the Dutch Caribbean that have recently been published.

Achteren, M. van. 2022. Feasibility study of a new harbour on the island of St. Eustatius. Delft University of Technology. Master Thesis.

Arkel, J.C. van. 2022. Systematic investigation of the coral-inclusive potential of marine infrastructure. Delft University of Technology. Master Thesis.

Behm JE, Busala GM, Helmus MR (2022) First records of three new lizard species and a range expansion of a fourth lizard species introduced to Aruba. BioInvasions Records 11(1): 296–306, Article.

Boman, E.M., de Graaf, M., Kough, A.S., Izioka-Kuramae, A., Zuur, A.F., Smaal, A., Nagelkerke, L. 2021. Spatial dependency in abundance of Queen conch, Aliger gigas, in the Caribbean, indicates the importance of surveying deep-water distributions. Diversity and Distributions. Article.

Eppinga, M.B., Haber, E.A., Sweeney, L., Santos, M.J., Rietkerk, M., Wassen, M.J. 2022. Antigonon leptopus invasion is associated with plant community disassembly in a Caribbean island ecosystem. Biol Invasions. Article.

Eppinga, M.B., Mijts, E.N., Santos, M.J. 2022. Ranking the sustainable development goals: perceived sustainability priorities in small island states. Sustainability Science. Article.

Hoeksema BW, Harper CE, Langdon-Down SJ, van derSchoot RJ Smith-Moorhouse  A, Spaargaren R Timmerman RF (2022) Host range of the coral-associated worm snail Petaloconchus sp.(Gastropoda: Vermetidae), a newly discovered cryptogenic pest species in the Southern Caribbean. Diversity 14:  196. Article.

Kootker, L.M., Laffoon, J.E. 2022. Assessing the preservation of biogenic strontium isotope ratios (87Sr/86Sr) in the pars petrosa ossis temporalis of unburnt human skeletal remains: A case study from Saba. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. Article.

Levenstein MA, Marhaver KL, Quinlan ZA, Tholen HM, Tichy L, Yus J, Lightcap I, Kelly LW, Juarez G, Vermeij MJA, Johnson AJ. 2022. Engineered substrates reveal species-specific inorganic cues for coral larval settlement. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2022. Article.

Levenstein MA, Gysbers DJ, Marhaver KL, Kattom S, Tichy L, Quinlan Z, Tholen HM, Kelly LW, Vermeij MJA, Johnson AJ, Juarez G. 2022. Millimeter-scale topography enables coral larval settlement in wave-driven oscillatory flow. arXiv preprint arXiv:2203.05645. 2022 Mar 10. Report.

Miller MW, Latijnhouwers KR, Bickel A, Mendoza‐Quiroz S, Schick M, Burton K, Banaszak AT. 2022. Settlement yields in large‐scale in situ culture of Caribbean coral larvae for restoration. Restoration Ecology 30(3): e13512. Article.

Neckheim, T. 2022. Rare and/or Endangered Land and Freshwater Molluscs of St. Martin. Research Report.

Polanco A, Waldock C, Keggin T, Marques V, Rozanski R, Valentini A, Dejean T, Manel S, Vermeij MJA, Albouy C, Pellissier L. 2022. Ecological indices from environmental DNA to contrast coastal reefs under different anthropogenic pressures. Report.

Sagel, V.N., Rouwenhorst, K.H.R., Faria, J.A. 2022. Green ammonia enables sustainable energy production in small island developing states: A case study on the island of Curaçao. Renewableand Sustainable Energy Reviews. Issue 161. Article.

Simal F, Smith L, Doest O, de Lannoy C, Franken F, Zaandam I, Simal D, Nassar JM. Bat Inventories at Caves and Mines on the Islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao, and Proposed Conservation Actions. Acta Chiropterologica. 2022 Feb;23(2):455-74. Article.

Van Steenkiste NW, Leander BS. The molecular phylogenetic position of Mariplanella piscadera sp. nov. reveals a new major group of rhabdocoel flatworms: Mariplanellida status novus (Platyhelminthes: Rhabdocoela). Organisms Diversity & Evolution. 2022 Jan 31:1-8. Article.

Vermeij, M., Marhaver, K., Estep, A., Sandin, S. 2020. Coral Reefs Baseline Study for Aruba 2019. Report.

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