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.

Burgues Palau, L., Senna, G., Laetz, E.M.J. 2024. Crawl away from the light! Assessing behavioral and physiological photoprotective mechanisms in tropical solar-powered sea slugs exposed to natural light intensities. Marine Biology. Article.

Casala, G., Tregarot, E., Cornet, C.C., McCarthy, T., van der Geest, M. 2024. A cost-effective method to map mangrove forest extent, composition, and condition in small islands based on Sentinel-2 data: Implications for management. Ecological Indicators. Article.

Eicher, H.K. 2023. Evaluating coral ecosystem health in Aruba – the development and future of Aruba’s coral reefs. Utrecht University Thesis. Report.

Fransen, C. 2023. The marine palaemonid shrimps (Crustacea, Deapoda, Caridea) of the Dutch Caribbean. ZooTaxa 5387. Article.

Ruiz-Allais, J.P., Benayahu, Y., Lasso-Alcala, O.M.  The invasive octocoral Unomia stolonifera (Alcyonacea, Xeniidae) is dominating the benthos in the Southeastern Caribbean Sea. Memoria de la Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales, 2021, 79(187): 63-80. Article

de Wit, C.D.G., Johnson, P. 2024. Black Spot Syndrome in ocean surgeon sh: using video-based surveillance to quantify disease severity and test environmental drivers on Curacao reefs. pre-print. Article.

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