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  1. Pavia H, Baumgartner F, Cervin G, Enge S, Kubanek J, Nylund GM, Svensson RJ, Toth GB. Chemical defences against herbivores, Chapter 15 in Chemical Ecology in Aquatic Systems, editors Brönmark C, Hansson LA, Oxford University Press. 2012, 210-235.


  1. Selander et al. (2011) Nature Research Highlights. Biology: Predator trigger plankton stealthNature 471, 9 (03 March 2011), doi:10.1038/471009a
  2. Selander E, Jakobsen HH, Lombard F, Kiørboe T. (2011) Grazer cues induce stealth behavior in marine dinoflagellates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United Stated of America (PNAS), online Feb 22, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1011870108
  3. Sjögren M, Jonsson PR, Dahlström M, Lundälv T, Burman R, Göransson U, Bohlin L. (2011) Two brominated cyclic dipeptides released by the coldwater marine sponge Geodia barretti act in synergy as chemical defense. Journal of Natural products, 2011, 74 (3), pp 449–454


  1. Blain JC, Mok YF, Kubanek J, Allingham JS. (2010) Two molecules of lobophorolide cooperate to stabilize an actin dimer using both their 'ring' and 'tail' region. Chemistry & Biology 17:802-807.
  2. Cohen SP, Vincent KK, Halstead-Nussloch GE, Hatt H, Kubanek J, McCarty NA. (2010) RL-TGR, a co-receptor involved in aversive chemical signaling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107:12339-12344; DOI:10.1073/pnas.1000343107
  3. Johannesson K, Saltin SH, Duranovic I, Havenhand JN, Jonsson PR. (2010)Indiscriminate Males: Mating Behaviour of a Marine Snail Compromised by a Sexual Conflict?PLoS ONE, 2010, 5(8) e12005, 7 pp.
  4. Lane AL, Mular L, Drenkard EJ, Shearer TL, Engel S, Fredericq S, Fairchild CR, Prudhomme J, Le Roch K, Hay ME, Aalbersberg W, Kubanek J. (2010) Ecological leads for natural product discovery: Novel sesquiterpene hydroquinones from the red macroalga Peyssonnelia sp. Tetrahedron 66:455-461
  5. Larsson AI, Mattsson Thorngren L, Granhag LM, Berglin M. (2010) Fouling release of barnacles from a boat hull with comparison to laboratory data of attachment strength. Journal of experimental marine biology and ecology, 392: 107-114.
  6. Lin AS, Engel S, Smith BA, Fairchild CR, Aalbersberg W, Hay ME, Kubanek J. (2010) Structure and biological evaluation of novel cytotoxic sterol glycosides from a marine red alga Peyssonnelia sp. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 18:8264-8269. DOI:10.1016/j.bmc.2010.10.010
  7. Lin, A-S, Stout EP, Prudhomme J, Le Roch K, Fairchild CR, Franzblau SG, Hay ME, Aalbersberg W, Kubanek J. (2010) Bioactive bromophycolides R-U from the Fijian red alga Callophycus serratus. Journal of Natural Products, 73:275-278. DOI:10.1021/np900686w
  8. Mohlin M. (2010) On the ecophysiology of Baltic cyanobacteria, focusing on bottom-up factors. PhD thesis. Department of Marine Ecology, University of Gothenburg. ISBN 91-89677-46-3Thesis in pdf
  9. Nylund GM, Persson F, Lindegarth M, Cervin G, Hermansson M, Pavia H. (2010) The red alga Bonnemaisonia asparagoides regulates epiphytic bacterial abundance and community composition by chemical defence. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 71: 84-93
  10. Pattanaik B, Wulff A, Roleda MY, Garde K, Mohlin M. (2010) Production of the cyanotoxin nodularin - A multifactorial approach. Harmful Algae 10:30-38doi10.1016/j.hal.2010.06.001
  11. Pavia H, Toth G, Selander E, Nylund G, Svensson R, Enge S, Baumgartner F, Kubanek J. (2010). Chemical defences against herbivores. In: Hansson L, Bronmark C (eds) Chemically mediated interactions in aquatic habitats. In review.

  12. Poulson KL, Sieg RD, Prince EK, Kubanek J. (2010) Allelopathic compounds of a red tide dinoflagellate have species-specific and context-dependent impacts on phytoplankton. Marine Ecology Progress Series 416:69-78. DOI: 10.3354/meps08788
  13. Prince EK, Poulson KL, Myers TL, Sieg RD, Kubanek J. (2010) Characterization of allelopathic compounds from the red tide dinoflagellate Karenia brevis. Harmful Algae 10:39-48. DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2010.06.003
  14. Purser A, Larsson AI, Thomsen L, van Oevelen D. (2010) The influence of flow velocity and food concentration on Lophelia pertusa (Scleractinia) zooplankton capture rates. Journal of experimental marine biology and ecology, 395: 55-62.
  15. Redshaw CH, Sutter D, Myers TL, Naar J, Kubanek J. (2010) Tracking losses of brevetoxins on exposure to phytoplankton competitors: Mechanistic insights. Aquatic Toxicology 100:365-372. DOI:10.1016/j.aquatox.2010.08.015
  16. Stout EP, Kubanek J. (2010) Marine macroalgal natural products. Comprehensive Natural Products II: Chemistry and Biology. Mander L, Lui HW, eds. Elsevier, Oxford, Vol. 2, pp. 41-65.
  17. Stout EP, La Clair JJ, Snell TW, Shearer TL, Kubanek J. (2010) Conservation of progesterone hormone function in invertebrate reproduction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107:11859-11864; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1006074107
  18. Stout EP, Prudhomme J, Le Roch K, Hay ME, Franzblau S, Fairchild CR, Aalbersberg W, Kubanek J. (2010) Unusual antimalarial meroditerpenes from Fijian red algae. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters 20:5662-5665. DOI: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2010.08.031
  19. Svensson JR, Lindegarth M, Pavia H. (2010) Physical and biological disturbance interacts differently with productivity: divergence in effects on floral and faunal richness. Ecology 91 (10): 3069–3080. [doi:10.1890/09-0671.1]
  20. Svensson JR. (2010) Ecological disturbances: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. PhD thesis. Department of Marine Ecology, University of Gothenburg. ISBN 978-91-628-8200-6Thesis in pdf
  21. Whalen KE, Lane AL, Kubanek J, Hahn ME. (2010) Biochemical warfare on the reef: the role of glutathione S-transferases in consumer tolerance of dietary prostaglandins. PLoS ONE 5:e8537.
  22. Wrange, AL, Valero J, Harkestad LS, Stene RO, Strand Ö, Lindegarth S, Torp Christensen H, Dolmer P, Mortensen S. (2010) Massive settlements of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas, in Scandinavia. Biological Invasions 12(5), 1145-1152


  1. Baumgartner FA, Motti CA, de Nys R, Paul NA. (2009) Feeding preferences and host associations of specialist marine herbivores align with quantitative variation in seaweed secondary metabolites. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 396: 1-12
  2. Hillebrand H, Gamfeldt L, Jonsson PR, Matthiessen B. (2009) Consumer diversity indirectly changes prey nutrient content. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 380: 33-41
  3. Johannesson K, Sundin A, Duranovic Iris, Lindegarth Mats, Jonsson PR, Havenhand J, Hollander J. (2009) Male discrimination of female mucous trails permits assortative mating in a marine snail species. Evolution 62-12: 3178–3184
  4. Jonsson PR, Pavia H, Toth G. (2009) Formation of harmful algal blooms cannot be explained by allelopathic interactions. Proceeding of National Academy of Science, 106:11177-11182.
  5. Lindegarth S, Torgersen T, Lundve B, Sandvik M. (2009) Differential Retention of Okadaic Acid (OA) Group Toxins and Pectenotoxins (PTX) in the Blue Mussel, Mytilus edulis (L.), and European Flat Oyster, Ostrea edulis (L.) Journal of Shellfish Research, 28(2):313-323
  6. Lindgren JF ,Haeffner M, Tarras-Ericsson C, Jonsson PR. (2009) Oxygen-depleted surfaces, a new antifouling technology. Biofouling 25: 455-461
  7. Mohlin M, Wulff A. (2009) Interaction effects of ambient UV-radiation and nutrient limitation on the toxic cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena. Microbial Ecology, 57: 675-686 DOI 10.1007/s00248-008-9427-2
  8. Selander E, Sundberg P, Friis-Møller L and Tiselius P (2009). Parasitic anemone infects the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in the North East Atlantic. Biological Invasions, DOI: 10.1007/s10530-009-9552-y
  9. Shtykova L, Fant C, Handa P, Larsson A, Berntsson K, Blanck H, Simonsson R, Nydén M, Ingelsten Härenlind H. (2009) Adsorption of antifouling booster biocides on metal oxide nanoparticles: Effect of different metal oxides and solvents. Progress in organic coatings 64: 20-26.
  10. Svensson CJ, Pavia H, Aberg P. (2009) Robustness in life history of the brown seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) across large scales: effects of spatially and temporally induced variability on population growth. Marine Biology, 156 (6): 1139-1148.
  11. Taylor RL, Abrahamsson K, Godhe A, Wängberg S-Å. (2009) Seasonal variability in polyunsaturated aldehyde production potential between strains of Skeletonema marinoi (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology, 45, 46–53
  12. Wängberg S-Å, Bergkvist J. (2009) Diatom produced polyunsaturatd aldehydes – significance and ecological function. Paper presented at 11th Symposium on Aquatic Microbial Ecology in Piran, Slovenia, from August 30 to September 4, 2009.
  13. Zacher K, Roleda MY, Wulff A, Hanelt D, Wiencke C. (2009) Responses of Antarctic Iridaea cordata (Rhodophyta) tetraspores exposed to ultraviolet radiation. Phycological Research, 57: 186-193
  14. Åberg P, Svensson CJ, Caswell H, Pavia H. (2009) Environment-specific elasticity and sensitivity analysis of the stochastic growth rate. Ecological Modelling, 220: 605-610


  1. Bergkvist J, Selander E, Pavia H (2008) Induction of toxin production in dinoflagellates: the grazer makes a difference. Oecologia DOI: 10.1007/s00442-008-0981-6
  2. Engelbrektsson, J. (2008) Multivariate Measurements and Chemical Imaging of Organic Compounds. PhD Thesis, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology. ISBN 978-91-7385-049-0.
  3. Gamfeldt L, Hillebrand H, Jonsson PR. (2008) Multiple functions increases the importance of biodiversity for overall ecosystem functioning. Ecology, 89: 1223-1231
  4. Hedner E, Sjogren M, Andersson, Goransson U, Hodzic S, Jonsson PR, Bohlin L. (2008) Antifouling activity of a novel dibrominated cyclopeptide from the sponge Geodia barretti. Journal of Natural Products, 71: 330-333
  5. Karlsson A, Auer N, Schulz-Bull D, Abrahamsson K (2008). Cyanobacterial Blooms – A Source of Halocarbons in the BalticMar. Chem.110 129-139
  6. Lindberg V, Mohlin M, Wulff A. (2008) UV responses in three strains of the cyanobacterium N. spumigena. Proceedings for the XIth HAB meeting, pp 44-47
  7. Nylund GM, Cervin G, Persson F, Hermansson M, Steinberg PD, Pavia H. (2008) Seaweed defence against bacteria: a poly-brominated 2-heptanone from the red alga Bonnemaisonia hamifera inhibits bacterial colonisation at natural surface concentrations. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 369: 39-50.
  8. Roleda M, Zacher K, Wulff A, Hanelt D, Wiencke C. (2008) Susceptibility of spores of different ploidy levels from Antarctic Gigartina skottsbergii (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) to ultraviolet radiation. Phycologia, 47: 361-370.
  9. Selander E, Cervin G, Pavia H (2008) The effect of nitrate and phosphate on grazer induced paralytic shellfish toxin formation in Alexandrium minutum. Limnology and Oceanography, 53:523-530
  10. Sjögren M, Dahlström M, Hedner E, Jonsson PR, Vik A, Gundersen L-L, Bohlin L. (2008) Antifouling activity of the sponge metabolite agelasine D and synthesised analogs on Balanus improvisus. Biofouling, 24(4): 251-258
  11. Torgersen T, Lindegarth S, Ungfors A, Sandvik M. (2008). Profiles and levels of okadaic acid group toxins and pectenotoxins during toxin depuration. Part I: brown crab (Cancer pagurus). Toxicon 52(3), 407-417
  12. Torgersen T, Sandvik M, Lundve B, Lindegarth S. (2008). Profiles and levels of okadaic acid group toxins and pectenotoxins during toxin depuration. Part II: blue mussels (Mytilus edulis) and flat oysters (Ostrea edulis). Toxicon 52(3), 418-427
  13. Toth GB, Lindeborg M. (2008) Water-soluble compounds from the breadcrumb sponge, Halichondria panicea, deter attachment of the barnacle, Balanus improvisus. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 354:125-132.
  14. Wilén BM, Onuki M, Hermansson M, Lumley D, Mino T. (2008). Microbial community structure in activated sludge floc analysed by fluorescence in situ hybridization and its relation to floc stability. Wat. Res. 42: 2300-2308
  15. Wängberg S-Å , Bergkvist J, Taylor R. (2008) The production of polyunsaturated aldehydes by diatoms – a defence against viral infections? Paper presented at GRC conferance on Marine microbes, Lucca July 13-18


  1. Brock E, Nylund GM, Pavia H. (2007) Chemical inhibition of barnacle larval settlement by the brown alga Fucus vesiculosus. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 337: 165-174
  2. Granhag LM, Larsson AI, Jonsson PR. (2007) Algal spore settlement and sporling removal as a function of flow speed. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 344: 63-69
  3. Matthiessen B, Gamfeldt L, Jonsson PR, Hillebrand H. (2007) Effects of grazer richness and composition on algal biomass in a closed and open marine system. Ecology, 88: 178-187
  4. Nylund GM, Gribben PE, de Nys R, Steinberg PD, Pavia H. (2007) Surface chemistry versus whole-cell extracts: antifouling tests with seaweed metabolites. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 329: 73-84
  5. Olsson M, Svärdh L, Toth GB. (2007) Feeding behaviour in Littorina littorea: the red seaweed Osmundea ramosissima may not prevent trematode infection? Marine Ecology Progress Series, 348:221-228.
  6. Pavia H, Toth GB. (2007) Macroalgal models in testing and extending defense theories. In: Amsler CD (ed) Algal Chemical Ecology. Springer Verlag, pp 147-172.
  7. Selander E. (2007) Chemical ecology of paralytic shellfish toxin producing dinoflagellates. PhD Thesis, Dept Marine Ecology, University of Gothenburg. ISBN 91-89677-34-X.
  8. Svensson CJ, Pavia H, Toth GB. (2007) Do plant density, nutrient availability, and herbivore grazing interact to affect phlorotannin plasticity in the brown seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum? Marine Biology, 151:2127-2181.
  9. Svensson RJ, Lindegarth M, Siccha M, Lenz M, Molis M, Wahl M and Pavia H. (2007) Maximum species richness at intermediate frequencies of disturbance: consistency among levels of productivity. Ecology, 88: 830-838
  10. Toth GB. (2007) Screening for induced resistance in Swedish intertidal seaweeds. Marine Biology, 151:11597-1604.
  11. Toth GB, Karlsson M, Pavia H. (2007) Mesoherbivores reduce seaweed net growth and induce chemical resistance in natural populations. Oecologia, 152:245-255.
  12. Toth GB, Pavia H. (2007) Induced herbivore resistance in seaweeds: a meta-analysis. Journal of Ecology, 95:425-434.


  1. Bayne BL, Svensson S. (2006) Seasonal variability in feeding behaviour, metabolic rates and carbon and nitrogen balances in the Sydney oyster, Saccostrea glomerata (Gould). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 332:12-26
  2. Dalevi D, Dubhashi D, Hermansson M. (2006) Bayesian Classifiers for Detecting HGT Using Fixed and Variable Order Markov Models of Genomic Signatures, Bioinformatics, 5: 517-522
  3. Dalevi D, Dubhashi D, Hermansson M. (2006) A New Order Estimator for Fixed and Variable Length Markov Models with Applications to DNA Sequence Similarity, Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 5(1) Article 8.
  4. Granéli E, Pavia H. (2006) Allelopathy in marine ecosystems. In MJ Reigosa, N Pedrol, eds, Allelopathy: a physiological process with ecological implications. Kluwer Academic Publishers
  5. Hedner E, Sjogren M, Frandberg PA, Johansson T, Goransson U, Dahlstrom M, Jonsson P, Nyberg F, Bohlin L. 2006. Brominated cyclodipeptides from the marine sponge Geodia barretti as selective 5-HT ligands. Journal of Natural Products, 69: 1421-1424
  6. Ianora A, Boersma M, Casotti R, Fontana A, Harder J, Hoffman F, Pavia H, Potin P, Poulet SA, Toth G. (2006) New trends in marine chemical ecology. Estuaries and Coasts, 29: 531-551
  7. Jonsson PR, Granhag L, Moschella PS, Åberg P, Hawkins SJ, Thompson RC. (2006) Interaction between wave action and grazing controls the distribution of intertidal plants. Ecology, 87: 1169-1178
  8. Jonsson PR, van Duren LA, Amielh M, Asmus R, Aspden R, Daunys D, Friedrichs M, Friend PL, Olivier F Precht E, Sauriau1 P-G, Schaaff E, Widdows J. (2006) Making water flow: a comparison of the hydrodynamic characteristics of 12 different biological flume tanks. Aquatic Ecology, 40: 409-438
  9. Larsson A I, Jonsson P R. (2006) Barnacle larvae actively select flow environments supporting post-settlement growth and survival. Ecology, 87(8): 1960-1966
  10. Lydmark P, Lind M, Sörensson F, Hermansson M. (2006) Vertical distribution of nitrifying populations in bacterial biofilms from a fullscale nitrifying trickling filter. Environ. Microbiol. 8, 2036-2049.
  11. Persson, F., Heinicke, G., Hedberg, T., Hermansson, M. and Uhl, W. (2006) Removal of geosmin and MIB by biofiltration - an investigation discriminating between adsorption and biodegradation. Environ. Technol. 28: 95-104
  12. Persson, F., Heinicke, G., Uhl, W, Hedberg, T. and Hermansson, M. (2006) Performance of Direct biofiltration of surface water for reduction of biodegradable organic matter and biofilm formation potential. Environ. Technol. 27: 1037-1045
  13. Selander E, Thor P, Toth GB, Pavia H. (2006) Copepods induce paralytic shellfish toxin production in a marine dinoflagellate. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 273:1673-1680
  14. Sjögren M, Johnson A-L, Hedner E, Dahlström M, Göransson U, Shiranib H, Bergman J, Jonsson PR, Bohlin L. (2006) Antifouling activity of synthesized structure analogs of the sponge metabolite barettin. Peptide 27: 2058-2064
  15. Toth GB, Pavia H. (2006) Artificial wounding decreases plant biomass and shoot strength of the brown seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Marine Biology, 148:1193-1199.
  16. van Duren LA, Jonsson PR. (2006) Preface. Aquatic Ecology, 40: 407-408
  17. Wikström SA, Steinarsdottir MB, Kautsky L, Pavia H. (2006) Increased chemical resistance explains low herbivore colonization of introduced seaweed resistance. Oecologia 148: 593-601
  18. Wilén, B-M, Onuki, M, Hermansson, M, Lumley D and Mino, T (2006) Influence of flocculation and settling properties of activated sludge in relation to secondary settler performance. Wat. Sci. Technol. Vol 54 No 1 pp 147–155


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