Dr hab. Monika Kędra, assoc. prof.
head of Laboratory of Ecosystem Functioning
Department of Marine Ecology, Institute of Oceanology PAN
Powstańców Warszawy 55, 81-712 Sopot, POLAND
tel: + 48 58 7311779, fax: + 48 58 5512130
e-mail: kedra [at] iopan.pl

Main scientific interests
  • Ecology of benthic macrofauna
  • Arctic food webs and carbon cycling
  • Taxonomy and ecology of Arctic Polychaeta
  • Taxonomy and ecology of Sipuncula

2003- M.Sc. at the University of Gdańsk in cooperation with Sea Fisheries Institute in Gdynia.
2003-2007 - PhD studies - Institute of Oceanology, PAN.
2007-2008 - Oceanographer at Institute of Oceanology, PAN, Department of Marine Ecology.
2008 - PhD at Institute of Oceanology PAN.
2008-2016 - Research scientist at Institute of Oceanology PAN, Department of Marine Ecology
2011-2013 - Assistant Research Scientist/Post-Doctoral Associate at Chesapeake Biological Laboratory University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, USA.
2011-2017 - Arctic in Rapid Transition - co-chair of ART Executive Committee.
2015- present - IASC Liaison Officer for Antarctic Thresholds - Ecosystem Resilience and Adaptation (AnT-ERA) Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research.
2015-2019 – member of Marine Working Group International Arctic Science Committee IASC, Polish delegate.
2016- present - member of Arctic Council’s Benthos expert network (co-leader in 2018), Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), Polish delegate appointed by Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
2016- present - Associated professor at Institute of Oceanology PAN, Department of Marine Ecology, Sopot, Poland.
2016 - Habilitation at Institute of Oceanology PAN.
2016-2021 - Member and deputy chairperson of Polish Young Academy (Polish Academy of Sciences).
2018-2022 - Member of Global Young Academy
2018-2022 - Member of Global Young Academy - 2022 - Executive Committee Member


2018-2022 - Coastal Ecosystem functioning under different anthropogenic pressure - linking Benthic communities And biogeochemical Cycling in the southern Baltic Sea (COmEBACk) - Polish National Science Centre; project number: 2017/26/E/NZ8/00496
2016 – 2018: Benthic fauna functioning in the sea ice zone in the changing Arctic Ocean in spring time (SeaIceFun); Polish National Science Centre; project number: 2015/19/B/NZ8/03945.
2014 - 2015: ECOTAB: Effect of Climate change On The Arctic Benthos, contract number: Ministry of Science and Higher Education 3082/ECOTAB/2014/0.
2013 - 2016: Biodiversity, structure and function of benthic communities in the changing ecosystems of the northern Bering and Chukchi Seas; Polish National Science Centre; contract no: DEC-2013/08/M/NZ8/00592.
2011 - 2013: Organic matter sources and sinks in high Arctic fiord; contract no: DEC 2011/01/B/ST10/06985.
2009 - 2011: Taxonomy, biodiversity and distribution of polychaetes in fjords of west Spitsbergen; contract no: 540/N-AODP/2009/0.
2009 - 2010: WinAMP: Winter and summer amphipods' feeding strategies; contract no: 1033/ARCFAC/2009/7.
2009 - 2010: Taxonomy and biodiversity of Arctic Sipuncula; contract no: 525/N-AODP/2009/0
2009: WinAMP: Winter shift in amphipods' feeding strategy? European Centre for Arctic Environmental Research in Ny-Alesund (ARCFAC V), 2008 EC contract no. 026129; ARCFAC-026129-2009-28.
2008-2011: Modeling benthic consumption, advection, and carbon subsidies in the Barents Sea, BANKMOD; contract number: NFR 184719/S40.
2008-2010: Arctic Seas Biodiversity: Bank biodiversity and production, ENIBANK, contract number: 382/W-Akvaplan-niva/2009/0.
2007: Climate induced changes in biodiversity and structure soft bottom macrofauna assemblages in an arctic fjord - Kongsfjorden, Spitsbergen (KBN - N304 006 32/0666).


2014-2017: Scholarship for outstanding early career scientists, Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
2013: Gordon Research Conference – Invited Speaker.
2013: Outstanding. Poster Award; ASSW in Kraków, Poland.


  • Szczepanek M, Silberberger MJ, Koziorowska-Makuch K and Kędra M, 2022. Utilization of riverine organic matter by macrobenthic communities in a temperate prodelta. Frontiers in Marine Science 9:974539. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2022.974539
  • Borawska Z, Szymczycha B, Silberberger MJ, Koziorowska-Makuch K, Szczepanek M, Kędra M. 2022. Benthic fluxes of dissolved silica are an important component of the marine Si cycle in the coastal zone. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 273: 107880 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2022.107880
  • Silberberger MJ, Koziorowska-Makuch K, Borawska Z, Szczepanek M, Kędra M. 2022. Disentangling the drivers of benthic oxygen and dissolved carbon fluxes in the coastal zone of the Southern Baltic Sea. Estuaries and Coasts https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-022-01074-w
  • Szczepanek M, Silberberger MJ, Koziorowska-Makuch K, Nobili E, Kędra M, 2021, The response of coastal macrobenthic food-web structure to seasonal and regional variability in organic matter properties, Ecological Indicators, 132: 108326, Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.108326
  • Chełchowski M, Balazy P, Grzelak K, Grzelak L, Kędra M, Legeżynska J, Kukliński K, 2021, Vertical zonation of benthic invertebrates in the intertidal zone of Antarctica (Admiralty Bay, King George Island), Antarctic Science, 1-16. doi:10.1017/S095410202100047X
  • Kędra M., Cooper L.W., Silberberger M.J., Zhang M., Biasatti D., Grebmeier J.M. (2021) Organic carbon source variability in Arctic bivalves as deduced from the compound specific carbon isotopic composition of amino acids. J Mar Syst: 103547 doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2021.103547
  • Oleszczuk B., Grzelak K., Kędra M. (2021) Community structure and productivity of Arctic benthic fauna across depth gradients during springtime. Deep-Sea Res I: 103457 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2020.103457
  • Silberberger M.J., Koziorowska-Makuch K., Kuliński K., Kędra M. (2021) Stable Isotope Mixing Models Are Biased by the Choice of Sample Preservation and Pre-treatment: Implications for Studies of Aquatic Food Webs. Frontiers in Marine Science 7, 1219 https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.621978
  • Kędra M., Grebmeier J.M., (2021) Chapter 12. Ecology of Arctic shelf and deep ocean benthos. W: Arctic Ecology (Edytor: D.N. Thomas). Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN: 978-1-118-84654-4
  • Grzelak K., Głuchowska M., Kędra M., Błażewicz M. (2020). Nematode responses to an Arctic sea-ice regime: morphometric characteristics and biomass spectra. Marine Environmental Research 162, 105181 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2020.105181
  • Tessin A., März C., Kędra M., Matthiessen J., Morata N., Nairn M., O'Regan M., Peeken I. (2020) Benthic phosphorus cycling within the Eurasian marginal sea ice zone. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. 378: 20190358 https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2019.0358
2019 2018
  • Grebmeier, J.M., Frey K.E.,Cooper L.W. , Kędra M. 2018. Trends in benthic macrofaunal populations, seasonal sea ice persistence, and bottom water temperatures in the Bering Strait region. Oceanography 31(2): 136–151, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2018.224.
  • Kędra M., Grebmeier J.M. 2018. Sipunculan fauna of the northern Bering and Chukchi Seas. In: Boyle MJ, Kawauchi GY (eds) Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on the Biology of the Sipuncula. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences, Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Washington DC 42: 159-167.
  • Szymczycha B., Zaborska A., Bełdowski B., Kuliński K., Beszczyńska-Möller A., Kędra M., Pempkowiak J., 2018, The Baltic Sea. In: Sheppard C (Ed) World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation. Volume I: Europe, The Americas and West Africa. Elsevier. pp. 85-111
  • Degen R., Aune M., Bluhm B.A., Cassidy C., Kędra M., Kraan C., Vandepitte L., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M., Zhulay I., Albano P.G., Bremner J., Grebmeier J.M., Link H., Morata N., Nordström M.C., Shojaei M.G., Sutton L., Zuschin M. 2018. Trait-based approaches in rapidly changing ecosystems: A roadmap to the future polar oceans. Ecological Indicators 91, 722-736.(pdf)
  • Iglikowska A., Borszcz T., Drewnik A., Grabowska M., Humphreys-Williams E., Kędra M., Krzemińska M., Piwoni-Piórewicz A., Kukliński P. 2018, Mg and Sr in Arctic echinoderm calcite: Nature or nurture? Journal of Marine Systems, 180, 279-288
  • Kędra M., Grebmeier JM, Cooper LW, 2018, Sipunculan fauna in the Pacific Arctic region: a significant component of benthic infaunal communities, Polar Biology, 41:163–174 DOI : 10.1007/s00300-017-2179-z (pdf)
  • Calleja MLl, Kerhave P, Bourgeois S, Kędra M., Leynaert A, Devred E, Babin M, Morata N, 2017, Effects of increase glacier discharge on phytoplankton bloom dynamics and pelagic geochemistry in a high Arctic fjord, Progress in Oceanography 159: 195-210, "Effects of ..."
  • Jørgensen L.L., Archambault P., Blicher M., Denisenko N., Guðmundsson G., Iken K., Roy V., Sørensen J., Anisimova N., Behe C., Bluhm B.A., Denisenko S., Metcalf V., Olafsdóttir S., Schiøtte T., Tendal O., Ravelo A.M., Kędra M., Piepenburg B., 2017, Benthos, In: CAFF. 2017. State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna International Secretariat, Akureyri, Iceland. 978-9935-431-63-9 (pdf).
  • Legeżyńska J., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M., Głuchowska M., Ormańczyk M., Kędra M., Węsławski J.M. 2017. The malacostracan fauna of two Arctic fjords (west Spitsbergen): the diversity and distribution patterns of its pelagic and benthic components. Oceanologia 59, 541-564 (pdf)
  • Kędra M., Renaud P.E., Andrade H. 2017. Epibenthic diversity and productivity on a heavily trawled Barents Sea bank (Tromsøflaket). Oceanologia 59(2), 93–101 (pdf).
  • Iglikowska A., Bełdowski J., Chełchowski M., Chierici M., Kędra M., Przytarska J., Sowa A., Kukliński P. 2017. Chemical composition of two mineralogically contrasting Arctic bivalves’ shells and their relationships to environmental variables. Marine Pollution Bulletin 114: 903-916 "Chemical composition...".
  • Werner K., Fritz M., Morata N., Keil K., Pavlov A., Peeken I., Nikolopoulos A., Findlay H.S., Kędra M., Majaneva S., Renner A., Hendricks S., Jacquot M., Nicolaus M., O'Regan M., Sampei M., Wegner C. 2016. Arctic in Rapid Transition: Priorities for the future of marine and coastal research in the Arctic, Polar Science 10(3): 364–373 (pdf).
  • Balazy P., Kukliński P., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M., Barnes D., Kędra M., Legeżyńska J., Węsławski J.M., 2015, Hermit crabs (Pagurus spp.) at their northernmost range: distribution, abundance and shell use in the European Arctic, Polar Research, 34, 21412, (pdf).
  • Berge, J., Daase, M., Renaud, P.E., Ambrose, W.G., Darnis G, Last, K.S., Leu, E., Cohen, J.H., Johnsen, G., Moline, M.A., Cottier, F., Varpe, Ø., Shunatova, N., Bałazy, P., Morata, N., Massabuau, J-C., Falk-Petersen, S., Kosobokova, K., Hoppe, C.J.M., Węsławski, J.M., Kukliński, P., Legeżyńska, J., Nikishina, D., Cusa, M., Kędra, M., Włodarska-Kowalczuk, M., Vogedes, D., Camus, L., Tran, D., Michaud, E., Gabrielsen, T.M., Granovitch, A., Gonchar, A., Krapp, R., Callesen, T.A. (2015) Unexpected Levels of Biological Activity during the Polar Night Offer New Perspectives on a Warming Arctic. Current Biology 25, 2555-25611. (pdf).
  • Findlay H.,S., Gibson G., Kędra M., Morata N., Orchowska M., Pavlov A.K., Reigstad M., Silyakova A., Tremblay J.E., Walczowski W., Weydmann A., Logvinova C., 2015, Responses in Arctic marine carbon cycle processes: conceptual scenarios and implications for ecosystem function, Polar Research, 34, 24252, (pdf).
  • Grebmeier J.M., Bluhm B.A, Cooper L.W., Danielson S., Arrigo K.R., Blanchard A.L., Clarke J.T., Day R.H., Frey K.E., Gradinger R.R., Kędra M., Konar B., Kuletz K.J., Lee S.H., Lovvorn J.R., Norcross B.L., Okkonen S.R., 2015, Ecosystem Characteristics and Processes Facilitating Persistent Macrobenthic Biomass Hotspots and Associated Benthivory in the Pacific Arctic, Progress in Oceanography 136, 92–114, (pdf).
  • Grebmeier JM, Bluhm BA, Cooper LW, Denisenko SG, Iken K, Kędra M, Serratos C (2015) Time-series benthic community composition and biomass and associated environmental characteristics in the Chukchi Sea during the RUSALCA 2004–2012 Program. Oceanography 28(3):116–133, (pdf).
  • de Jong Y., Kouwenberg J., Boumans L., Hussey C., Hyam R., Nicolson N., Kirk P., Paton A., Michel E., Guiry M., Boegh P., Pedersen H., Enghoff H., von Raab-Straube E., Güntsch A., Geoffroy M., Müller A., Kohlbecker A., Berendsohn W., Appeltans W., Arvanitidis C., Vanhoorne B., Declerck J., Vandepitte L., Hernandez F., Nash R., Costello M., Ouvrard D., Bezard-Falgas P., Bourgoin T., Wetzel F., Glöckler F., Korb G., Ring C., Hagedorn G., Häuser C., Aktaç N., Asan A., Ardelean A., Borges P., Dhora D., Khachatryan H., Malicky M., Ibrahimov S., Tuzikov A., De Wever A., Moncheva S., Spassov N., Chobot K., Popov A., Boršić I., Sfenthourakis S., Kõljalg U., Uotila P., Olivier G., Dauvin J., Tarkhnishvili D., Chaladze G., Tuerkay M., Legakis A., Peregovits L., Gudmundsson G., Ólafsson E., Lysaght L., Galil B., Raimondo F., Domina G., Stoch F., Minelli A., Spungis V., Budrys E., Olenin S., Turpel A., Walisch T., Krpach V., Gambin M., Ungureanu L., Karaman G., Kleukers R., Stur E., Aagaard K., Valland N., Moen T., Bogdanowicz W., Tykarski P., Węsławski J., Kędra M, M. de Frias Martins A., Abreu A., Silva R., Medvedev S., Ryss A., Šimić S., Marhold K., Stloukal E., Tome D., Ramos M., Valdés B., Pina F., Kullander S., Telenius A., Gonseth Y., Tschudin P., Sergeyeva O., Vladymyrov V., Rizun V., Raper C., Lear D., Stoev P., Penev L., Rubio A., Backeljau T., Saarenmaa H., Ulenberg S., 2015, PESI - a taxonomic backbone for Europe. Biodiversity Data Journal 3: e5848. (pdf)..
  • Kędra M., Moritz C., Choy E.S., David C., Degen R., Duerksen S., Ellingsen I., Górska B., Grebmeier J.M., Kirievskaya D., van Oevelen D., Piwosz K., Samuelsen A., Węsławski J.M., 2015, Status and trends in the structure of Arctic benthic food webs, Polar Research 2015, 34, 23775, (pdf)..
  • Kędra M, Pavlov AK, Wegner C, Forest A. 2015. Foreword to the thematic cluster: the Arctic in Rapid Transition - marine ecosystems. Polar Research 34, 30684, (pdf)..
  • Pabis K, Kedra M, Gromisz S. (2015) Distinct or similar? Sof bottom polychaete diversity in Arctic and Antartic glacial fjords, Hydrobiologia, Volume 742, Issue 1, pp 279-294, (pdf)..
  • Sokolowski A, Szczepanska A, Richard P, Kedra M, Wolowicz M, Weslawski JM. (2014) Trophic structure of the macrobenthic community of Hornsund, Spitsbergen, based on the determination of stable carbon and nitrogen isotopic signatures, Polar Biology 37, 1247-1260
  • Majaneva S., Peeken I., Choy E., David C., Degen R., Górska B., Jørgensen L., Kirievskaya D., Mazurkiewicz M., Narcy F., Richard J., Rastrick S., Kędra M., Berge J., Bluhm B. 2014. Arctic Biodiversity - Marine Biodiversity: From Individuals to Pan-Arctic; ART priority sheet, (pdf)..
  • Kuliński K, Kędra M, Legeżyńska J, Głuchowska M, Zaborska A, 2014, Particulate organic matter sinks and sources in high Arctic fjord, Journal of Marine Systems, 139: 27–37.
  • Legeżyńska J, Kędra M, Walkusz W, 2014, Identifying trophic relationships within the high Arctic benthic community: how much can fatty acids tell? Marine Biology 161:821–836
  • Forest A, Kędra M, Pavlov A, 2013, Bridging Time Scales, Disciplines, and Generations to Better Understand the Arctic Marine Ecosystem, Eos Trans. AGU, 94(11), 107.
  • Kędra M, Pabis K, Gromisz S, Węsławski JM, 2013, Distribution patterns of polychaete fauna in an Arctic fjord (Hornsund, Spitsbergen), Polar Biology, 36 (10):1463-1472
  • Wróbel B, Filippini M, Piwowarczyk J, Kędra M, Kuliński K, Middelboe M, 2013, Low virus to prokaryote ratios in the cold: benthic viruses and prokaryotes in a subpolar marine ecosystem (Hornsund, Svalbard), International Microbiology 16:45-52.
  • Kędra M, Renaud PE, Andrade H, Goszczko I, Ambrose Jr. WG, 2013, Benthic community structure, diversity and productivity in the shallow Barents Sea bank (Svalbard Bank), Marine Biol, 160 (4) , pp. 805-819.
  • Grebmeier J, Pickart R, Ashjian C, Cooper L, Frey K, He J, Itoh M, Kędra M, Kikuchi T, Moore S, Nelson J, Vagle S, 2012, Ecosystem Observations in Barrow Canyon:A Focus for the International Distributed Biological Observatory [in Arctic Report Card 2012], http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/reportcard.
  • Kędra M, Kuliński K, Walkusz W, Legeżyńska J, 2012, The shallow benthic food web structure in the high Arctic does not follow seasonal changes in the surrounding environment, Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science, 114:183-191
  • Węsławski JM, Kędra M, Przytarska J, Kotwicki L, Ellingsen I, Skardhamar J, Renaud P, Goszczko I, 2012, A huge biocatalytic filter in the centre of Barents Sea shelf? Oceanologia; 54: 325-335
  • Węsławski JM, Wlodarska-Kowalczuk M, Kędra M, Legeżyńska J, Kotwicki L, 2012, Eight species that rule today’s European Arctic fjord benthos Polish Polar Research; vol. 33, no. 3: 225–238
  • Sokołowski A, Wołowicz M, Asmus H, Asmus R, Carlier A, Gasiunaité Z, Grémare A, Hummel H, Lesutiené J, Razinkovas A, Renaud PE, Richard P, Kędra M, 2012. Is benthic food web structure related to diversity of macrobenthic communities? Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science, 108: 76 – 86
  • Legeżyńska J, Kędra M, Walkusz W, 2012, When season does not matter: summer and winter trophic ecology of Arctic amphipods, Hydrobiologia; 684:189-214
  • Wegner C, Forest A, Forwick M, Frey K, Kędra M, Mathis JT, Michel C, Mizobata K, Nikolopoulos A, O’Regan M, Peeken I, Reigstad M, 2011, Arctic in Rapid Transition (ART) Implementation Plan, Arctic Ocean Sciences Board: Marine Working Group/International Arctic Science Committee, http://www.iarc.uaf.edu/ART, 14pp.
  • Kędra M, Legeżyńska J, Walkusz W, 2011, Shallow winter and summer macrofauna in high Arctic fjord (79ºN, Spitsbergen), Marine Biodiversity, 41:425-439.
  • Węsławski JM, Kendall MA, Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Iken K, Kędra M, Legezynska J, Sejr M, 2011, Climate change effects on Arctic fjord and coastal macrobenthic diversity - observations and predictions, Marine Biodiversity, 41:71 - 85
  • Kędra M, Shields M, 2011, On the deep-sea Nephasoma species in the Eastern North Atlantic – taxonomic guide, Marine Biology Research, 7: 43 – 53; DOI: 10.1080/17451001003660293
  • Vandepitte L, Vanhoorne B, Kraberg A, Anisimova N, Antoniadou C, Araújo R, Bartsch I, Beker B, Benedetti-Cecchi L, Bertocci I, Cochrane S, Cooper K, Craeymeersch J, Christou E, Crisp DJ, Dahle S, de Boissier M, de Kluijver M, Denisenko S, De Vito D, Duineveld G, Escaravage V, Fleischer D, Fraschetti S, Giangrande A, Heip C, Hummel H, Janas U, Karez R, Kedra M, Kingston P, Kuhlenkamp R, Libes M, Martens P, Mees J, Mieszkowska N, Mudrak S, Munda I, Orfanidis S, Orlando-Bonaca M, Palerud R, Rachor E, Reichert K, Rumohr H, Schiedek D, Schubert P, Sistermans WCH, Sousa Pinto I, Southward AJ, Terlizzi A, Tsiaga E, van Beusekom JEE, Vanden Berghe E, Warzocha J, Wasmund N, Weslawski JM, Widdicombe C, Wlodarska-Kowalczuk M, Zettler ML, 2010, Data integration for European marine biodiversity research: creating a database on benthos and plankton to study large-scale patterns and long-term changes, Hydrobiologia, 664: 1 – 13; DOI 10.1007/s10750-010-0108-z.
  • Kędra M., Gromisz S., Jaskuła R., Legeżyńska J., Maciejewska B., Malec E., Opanowski A., Ostrowska K., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M., Węsławski J.M., 2010, Soft bottom makrofauna of an All Taxa Biodiversity Site: Hornsund (77ºN, Svalbard), Polish Polar Research, 31(4): 309 – 326; doi: 10.2478/v10183−010−0008−y.
  • Węsławski JM, Opanowski A, Legeżyńska J, Maciejewska B, Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Kędra M, 2010, Hidden diversity in Arctic crustaceans. How many roles can a species play? Polish Polar Research 31(3): 205–216.
  • Kędra M., Włodarska-Kowalczuk, M, Węsławski, J. M., 2010, Decadal change in soft-bottom community structure in high arctic fjord (Kongsfjorden, Svalbard), Polar Biology, 33:1–11; DOI: 10.1007/s00300-009-0679-1.
  • Shields M., Kędra M., 2009, A deep burrowing sipunculan of ecological and geochemical importance, Deep Sea Research I, 56, 2057–2064; DOI:10.1016/j.dsr.2009.07.006.
  • Grémare A, Labrune C, Vanden Berghe E, Amouroux JM, Bachelet G, Zettler ML, Vanaverbeke J, Fleischer D, Bigot L, Maire O, Deflandre B, Craeymeersch J, Degraer S, Dounas C, Duineveld G, Heip C, Herrmann M, Hummel H, Karakassis I, Kedra M, Kendall M, Kingston P, Laudien J, Occhipinti A, Rachor E, Sardá R, Speybroeck J, Van Hoey G, Vincx M, Whomersley P, Willems W, Wlodarska-Kowalczuk M, Zenetos A, 2009, Comparison of the performances of two biotic indices based on a soft-bottom macrozoobenthos pan-European database, Marine Biology Progress Series, 382: 297–311.
  • Arvanitidis C, Somerfield PJ, Rumohr H, Faulwetter S, Valavanis V, Vasileiadou A, Chatzigeorgiou G, Vanden Berghe E, Vanaverbeke J, Labrune C, Grémare A, Zettler ML, Kędra M, Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Aleffi IF, Amouroux JM, Anisimova N, Bachelet G, Büntzow M, Cochrane S, Costello MJ, Craeymeersch J, Dahle S, Degraer S, Denisenko S, Dounas C, Duineveld G, Emblow C, Escavarage V, Fabri MC, Fleischer D, Gray JS, Heip C, Hermann M, Hummel H, Janas U, Karakassis I, Kendall MK, Kingston P, Kotwicki L, Laudien J, Mackie ASY, Nevrova HL, Occhipinti-Ambrogi A, Oliver PG, Olsgard F, Palerud R, Petrov A, Rachor E, Revkov NK, Rose A, Sardá R, Sistermans WCH, Speybroeck J, Van Hoey G, Vincx M, Whomersley P, Willems W, Zenetos A, 2009, Biological geography of the European Seas: results from the macrofaunal inventory of the soft-substrate communities, Marine Biology Progress Series, 382: 265–278.
  • Somerfield PJ, Arvanitidis C, Faulwetter S, Chatzigeorgiou G, Vasileiadou A, Amouroux J, Anisimova N, Cochrane S, Craeymeersch J, Dahle S, Denisenko S, Dounas K, Duineveld G, Grémare A, Heip C, Herrmann M, Karakassis I, Kędra M, Kendall M, Kingston P, Kotwichi L, Labrune C, Laudien J, Nevrova H, Nicolaidou A, Occhipinti-Ambrogi A, Palerud R, Petrov A, Rachor E, Revkov N, Rumohr H, Sardá R, Janas U, Vanden Berghe E, Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, 2009, Assessing evidence for random assembly of marine benthic communities from regional species pools, Marine Biology Progress Series, 382: 279–286.
  • Vanden Berghe, E., Claus, S., Appeltans, W., Faulwetter, S., Arvanitidis, C., Somerfield, P. J., Aleffi, I. F., Amouroux, J. M., Anisimova, N., Bachelet, G., Cochrane, S., Costello, M. J., Craeymeersch, J., Dahle, S., Degraer, S., Denisenko, S., Dounas, C., Duineveld, G., Emblow, C., Escaravage, V., Fabri, M. C., Fleischer, D., Grémare, A., Herrmann, M., Hummel, H., Karakassis, I., Kędra, M., Kendall, M., Kingston, P., Kotwicki, L., Labrune, C., Laudien, J., Nevrova, H., Occhipinti, A., Olsgard, F., Palerud, R., Petrov, A., Rachor, E., Revkov, N., Rumohr, H., Sardá, R., Sistermans, W. C. H., Speybroeck, J., Janas, U., Van Hoey, G., Vincx, M., Whomersley, P., Willems, W., Włodarska-Kowalczuk, M., Zenetos, A., Zettler, M. L., Heip C., 2009, ‘MacroBen’ integrated database on benthic invertebrates of European continental shelves: a tool for large-scale analysis across Europe, Marine Biology Progress Series, 382: 225–238.
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