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.

Cacho, N.I., José–Zacatula, D. (2020).
Geographic Patterns In Pollen Production In The Plant Ring Species Euphorbia tithymaloides In The Caribbean. Systematic Botany 45(4): pp. 845–853

Eppinga, M.B., Baudena, M., Haber, E.A. et al (2020).
Spatially explicit removal strategies increase the efficiency of invasive plant species control. Ecological applications doi:10.1002/eap.2257

Eckrich, C., Francisca, R.L., Rempel, H., Ren, E.(2021).
Coral Bleaching in the Bonaire National Marine Park 2016-2020

Haber,E.A. et al (2021).
High spatial resolution mapping identifies habitat characteristics of the invasive vine Antigonon leptopus on St. Eustatius (Lesser Antilles). Biotropica.

Kitson-Walters, K. (2021).
St. Eustatius GCRMN Caribbean Final Report 2019

Sea turtle Conservation Bonaire (2021)
STCB Year Report 2020

Smulders, F.O.H. et al. (2020).
Inconclusive evidence of sexual reproduction of invasive Halophila stipulacea: a new field guide to encourage investigation of flower and fruit production throughout its invasive range. Botanica Marina 63(6): 537–540.

Muller, E. et al. (2020).
Nocturnal Predation of Christmas TreeWorms by a Batwing Coral Crab at Bonaire (Southern Caribbean). Diversity

Webb, A.E. et al. (2021).
Functional consequences of Caribbean coral reef habitat degradation. Biogesciences.

Uribe, J.E. et al. (2021).
 The complete mitochondrial genome of Costapexbaldwinae (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Turbinelloidea: Costellariidae) from the Caribbean Deep-Sea, Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 6:3, 943-945, DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2021.1889408

Wilson, M.W., Gaines, S.D., Stier, A.C., Halpern, B.S. (2021).
Variation in herbivore grazing behavior across Caribbean reef sites. Marine Biology (2021) 168:53

Student Reports

Geraets, L., Osagie, N., Raven, T. and Verschragen, A. (2021)
Humpback whales and shipping collisions in the Dutch Caribbean EEZ

Harten, L. van (2020).
Spawning Potential Ratio of Ten Reef Associated Fish Species around St. Eustatius from 2012 to 2020 

Homes, W. (2021)
Quantifying the state of the coral reef ecosystem in relation to biophysical benthic and pelagic indicators and biological drivers of change in the Saba National Marine Park, Dutch Caribbean

Christian, R., Caballero, S. (2020).
Species richness, genetic diversity and preliminary population structure of common snappers and groupers in aruban waters, estimated through dna barcoding

Weert, Y. van & Wijk, D.van (2020).
First indication of the abundance and distribution of protected seagrass associated species in the introduced Halophila stipulacea meadows on Sint Eustatius.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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