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Abbo, H., Shavit, U., Markel, D. and Rimmer, A. (2003). A numerical study on the influence of fractured regions on lake/groundwater interaction; the Lake Kinneret case. J. Hydrol. 283/1-4:225-243.

Amitai, Y., Almog, S. and Herut, B. (2003). Cancer risk to naval divers questioned. (Comment on: Environ. Health Perspect. 111(4):609-617). Environ. Health Perspect. 111 (12):A630.

Angel, D.L., Eden, N., Katz, T. and Spanier, E. (2003). Mariculture-environment interaction and biofiltration in oligotrophic Red Sea waters. Annales Series Historia Naturalis 13 (1):33-36.

Avarre, J.-C., Michelis, R., Tietz, A. and Lubzens, E. (2003). Relationship between vitellogenin and vitellin in a Marine Shrimp (Penaneus semisulcatus) and molecular characterization of vitellogenin complementary cDNAs. Biol. Reprod. 69:355-364.

Avarre, J.-C., Saulinier, D., Labreuche, Y., Ansquer, D., Tietz, A. and Lubzens, E. (2003). Response of Penaeus indicus females at two different stages of ovarian development to a lethal infection with Vibrio penaeicida. J. Invert. Pathol. 82:23-33.

Avishai, N., Rabinowitz, C. and Rinkevich, B. (2003). The use of the comet assay for studying environmental genotoxicity: comparisons between visual and image analyses. Environ. Mol. Mutag. 42:155-165.

Ben-Amotz, A. (2003). Industrial production of microalgal cell-mass and secondary products major industrial species. In: Richmond, A. (ed.). Handbook of microalgal cultures: biotechnology and applied phycology, Blackwell, pp. 273-280.

Berman, T. and Bronk, D. (2003). Dissolved organic nitrogen: a dynamic participant in aquatic ecosystems. Aquat. Microbial. Ecol. 31:279-305.

Berman, T., Paldor, N. and Brenner, S. (2003). The seasonality of the tidally driven circulation in the Gulf of Elat. Isr. J. Earth Sci. 52:11-19.

Berman, T., Paldor, N. and Brenner, S. (2003). Annual cycle of SST in the Eastern Mediterranean, Red Sea, and Gulf of Elat. Geophys. Res. Lett. 30(5):1261, doi: 10.1029/2002GL015860.

Blumberg, D. G., Lehahn, Y. and Yacobi, Y. Z. (2003). Fen Yeng 1 c; a sensor for monitoring ocean color and water quality: a demonstration experiment in the eastern Mediterranean coastal waters. Int. J. Remote. Sensing. 24:1393-1399.

Blumenshine, S. C. and Hambright, K. D. (2003). Top-down control in pelagic systems: a role for invertebrate predation. Hydrobiologia 491:347-356.

Bongiorni, L., Shafir, S. and Rinkevich, B. (2003). Effects of particulate matter released by a fish farm (Eilat, Red Sea) on survival and growth of Stylophora pistillata coral nubbins. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 46:1120-1124.

Bongiorni, L., Shafir, S., Angel, D. and Rinkevich, B. (2003). Survival, growth and gonad development of two hermatypic corals subjected to in situ fish-farm nutrient enrichment. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 253:137-144.

Brenner, S. (2003). High-resolution nested model simulations of the climatological circulation in the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean Sea. Annal. Geophys. 21:267-280.

Brenner, S. (2003). Simulations with a relocatable, nested, high resolution model: the eastern Levantine experience. In: A. Yilmaz (ed.), Oceanography of the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea, Tubitak Publishers, Ankara, Turkey, pp 1022-1028.

Bressler, K. and Ron, B. (2003). Effect of anesthetics on stress and the innate immune system of seabream (Sparus aurata). Isr. J. Aquacult. Bamidgeh 55(4):236-244.

Colorni, A., Ravelo, C., Romalde, J. L., Toranzo, A. E. and Diamant, A. (2003). Lactococcus garvieae in wild Red Sea wrasse Coris aygula (Labridae). Dis. Aquat. Organ. 56:275-278.

Diamant, A. and von Westernhagen H. (2003). Biological Indicators for the detection of man-made changes in coastal waters Scientific Coordinators' introduction to the MARS (Marine Science) project. Helgoland Mar. Res. 57(3-4):146-156.

Dzikowski, R., Paperna, I. and Diamant, A. (2003). Use of fish Parasitological Species Richness indices in analyzing anthropogenically-impacted coastal marine ecosystems. Helgoland Mar. Res. 57(3-4):220-227.

Dzikowski, R., Paperna, I. and Diamant, A. (2003). Multi-annual changes in the parasite communities of the rabbitfish (Siganus rivulatus) in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Helgoland Mar. Res. 57(3-4):228-235.

Dzikowski, R., Diamant, A. and Paperna, I. (2003). Trematode metacercariae of fishes as sentinels for a changing limnological environment. Dis.Aquat. Organ. 55:145-150.

Easton, J. and Gophen, M. (2003). Diel variation in the vertical distribution of fish and plankton in Lake Kinneret: a 24-h study of ecological overlap. Hydrobiologia 491:91-100.

Eckert, W., Didenko, J., Uri, E, and Eldar, D. (2003). Spatial and temporal variability of particulate phosphorus fractions in seston and sediments of Lake Kinneret under changing loading scenario. Hydrobiologia 494:223-229.

Eden, N., Katz, T. and Angel, D.L. (2003). Dynamic response of mud snail Nassarius sinusigerus to changes in sediment biogeochemistry. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 263:139-147.

Epstein, N., Bak, R.P.M. and Rinkevich, B. (2003). Applying forest restoration principles to coral reef rehabilitation. Aquat. Conserv. 13:387-395.

Eshchar, M., Mozes, N. and Fediuk, M. (2003). Carbon Dioxide Removal Rate by Aeration Devices in Intensive Sea Bream Tanks. Isr. J. Aquacult. Bamidgeh 55(2):79-85.

Gal, G., Imberger, J., Zohary, T., Antanucci, J., Anis, A. and Rosenberg, Z. (2003). Simulating the thermal dynamics of Lake Kinneret. Ecol. Modelling 162:69-86.

Galil, B.S. (2003). Contribution to the knowledge of Leucosiidae I. The identity of Leucosia craniolaris (Linnaeus, 1758), and redefinition of the genus Leucosia Weber, 1795 (Crustacea: Brachyura). Zool. Verhandl. Leiden 77(8):181-191.

Galil, B.S. (2003). Control and eradication of invasive aquatic invertebrates. In: Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. EOLSS Oxford, UK.

Galil, B.S. (2003). Four new genera of Leucosiid crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Leucosiidae) for three new species and nine species previously in the genus Randallia stimpson, 1857, with a redescription of the type species, R. ornata (Randall, 1939). Proc. Zool. Soc. Wash. 116(2):395-422.

Gateno, D. and Rinkevich, B. (2003). Coral polyp budding is determined by a canalized ration of two morphometric fields. Mar. Biol. 142:971-973.

Gateno, D., Leon, A., Barki, Y., Cort?s, J. and Rinkevich, B. (2003). Skeletal tumor formations in the massive coral Pavona clavus. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 258:109-123.

Gelfand, I., Barak, Y., Even-Chen, Z., Cytryn, E., Krom, M., Neori, A. and van Rijn, J. (2003). A novel zero-discharge intensive seawater recirculating system for culture of marine fish. J. World Aquacult. Soc. 34:344-358.

Gillor, O., Harush, A., Hadas, O., Post, A. and Belkin. S. (2003). A Synechococcus PglnA::luxAB fusion for estimation of nitrogen bioavailability in a freshwater lake. App. Environ. Microbiol. 69:1465-1474.

Glencross, B, Curnow, J., Hawkins, W., Kissil, G. Wm. and Peterson, D. (2003). Evaluation of the feed value of a transgenic strain of the narrow-leaf lupin (Lupinus angustifolius) in the diet of the marine fish, Pagrus auratus. Aquacult. Nutr. 9:197-206.

Gorshkov, S., Meiri, I., Rosenfeld, H., Ben-Atia, S., Lutzki, S., Peduel, A., Ron, B., Skvortzov, A., Gorshkova, G. and Tandler, A. (2003). Parental effects on sex ratios in progeny of the European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Isr. J. Aquacult. Bamidgeh 55(4):94-100.

Hadas, E., Koven, W., Sklan, D. and Tandler, A. (2003). The effect of dietary phosphatidylcholine on the assimilation and distribution of ingested free oleic acid (18:1n-9) in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) larvae. Aquaculture 217:577-588.

Hakanson, L., Ostapenya, A., Parparov, A., Hambright, K. D. and Boulion, V.V. (2003). Management criteria for lake ecosystems applied to case studies of changes in nutrient loading and climate change. Lakes & Reservoirs Res. Manag. 8:141-155.

Hecht, A. and Gertman, I. (2003). Dead Sea meteorological climate. In : Nevo, E., Oren, A. and Wasser S.P. (Eds.). Fungal life in the Dead Sea (biodiversity of cyanoprocaryotes, algae and fungi of Israel). A.R.G. Ganter Verlag K.G. 325p.

Ilan, M., Gugel, J., Galil, B.S. and Janussen, D. (2003). Small bathyal sponge species from east Mediterranean revealed by a non-regular soft bottom sampling technique. Ophelia 57(3):145-160.

Iluz., D., Yacobi, Y.Z. and Gitelson, A. (2003). Adaptation of an algorithm for chlorophyll a estimation by optical data in the oligotrophic Gulf of Elat. Int. J Remote Sensing 24:1157-1163.

Innocenti, G., Pinter, N., and Galil, B.S. (2003). Observations on the agonistic behavior of the swimming crab Charybdis longicollis Leene, infected by the Rhizocephalan barnacle Heterosaccus dollfusi Boschma. Can. J. Zool. 81:173-176.

Kalikhman, I., Yacobi, Y.Z. and Gophen, M. (2003). Distribution fields for aquatic ecosystem components: method of optimization of correlation zones. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 60:1-10.

Kamer, I., Douek, J., Tom, M. and Rinkevich, B. (2003). Metallothionein induction in RTH-149 cell line as an indicator for heavy metal pollution in a brackish environment: assessment by RT-competitive PCR. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 45:86-91.

Khalturin, K., Becker, M., Rinkevich, B. and Bosch, T.C.G. (2003). Urochordates and the origin of natural killer cells: cloning and localization of a CD94/NKR-P1 related receptor in a subpopulation of blood cells in Botryllus schlosseri. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 100:622-627.

Klein, B., Roether, W., Kress, N., Manca, B.B., Ribera d'Alcal?, M., Souvermezoglou, E., Theocharis, A., Civitares, G. and Luchetta, A. (2003). Accelerated oxygen consumption in eastern Mediterranean deep waters following the recent changes in thermohaline circulation. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans 108 (C9) 8107.

Koven, W., van Anholt, R., Lutzky, S., Ben Atia, I., Nixon, O., Ron, B. and Tandler, A. (2003). The effect of dietary arachidonic acid on growth, survival, and cortisol levels in different-age gilthead seabream larvae (Sparus aurata) exposed to handling or daily salinity change. Aquaculture 228:307-320.

Koven, W., Tandler, A. and van Anholt, R. (2003). Stressors in fish culture decreased through dietary manipulation of arachidonic acid. Global Aquaculture Advocate October: 26-29.

Koven, W. (2003). Key factors influencing juvenile quality in mariculture. The Israeli J. Aquacult. - Bamidgeh 55(4):283-297.

Kress, N., Manca, B.B., Klein, B. and Deponte, D. (2003). Continuing influence of the changed thermohaline circulation in the eastern Mediterranean on the distribution of dissolved oxygen and nutrients. Physical and chemical characterization of the water masses. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans 108 (C9) 8109, doi: 10. 1029/2002/ JC00 1397.

Krom, M.D., Groom, S. and Zohary, T. (2003). The Eastern Mediterranean. In: Black, K.D. and Shimmield, G.B. (eds.) The biogeochemistry of marine systems, Blackwell, pp. 91-126.

Krumgalz, B.S., Magdal, E. and Starinsky, A. (2003). The evolution of a chloride sedimentary sequence - simulated evaporation of the Dead Sea Lake. Isr. J. Earth Sci. 51(3/4):235-267.

Lapidot, Z., Paz, G. and Rinkevich, B. (2003). A monoclonal antibody specific to the urochordate Botryllus schlosseri pyloric gland. Mar. Biotechnol. 5:388-394.

Lee, J.J., Shpigel, M., Freeman, S., Zmora, O., Mcleod, S., Bowen, S., Pearson, M. and Szostek, A. (2003). Physiological ecology and possible control strategy of a toxic marine dinoglagellate, Amphidinium sp.,from the benthos of a mariculture pond. Aquaculture 217:351-371.

Litaor, M.I., Reichmann, O., Belzer, M., Auerswald, K., Nishri, A. and Shenker, M. (2003). Spatial analysis of phosphorus sorption capacity in a semi-arid altered wetland. J. Environ. Qual. 32(1): 335-343.

Lojen, S., Angel, D.L., Katz, T, Tsapakis, M., Kovac, N. and Malej, A. (2003). 15N enrichment in fouling communities influenced by organic waste deriving from fish farms. Annales Series Historia Naturalis 13 (1):9-12.

Lubzens, E. and Zmora, O. (2003). Production and nutritional value of rotifers. In: St?ttrup, J.G. and McEvoy, L.A. (eds.). Live feeds in marine aquaculture, Blackwell, pp. 17-64.

Lubzens, E., Lisauer, L., Levavi-Sivan, B., Avarre, J.-C. and Sammar, M. (2003). Carotenoid and retinoid transport to fish oocytes and eggs: what is the role of retinol binding protein? Molec. Asp. Med. 24: 441-457.

Lupatsch, I., Kissil, G.Wm. and Sklan, D. (2003). Comparison of energy and protein efficiency among three fish species gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata), European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and white grouper (Epinephelus aeneus): energy expenditure for protein and lipid deposition. Aquaculture 225:175-189.

Lupatsch, I., Kissil, G.Wm. and Sklan, D. (2003). Defining energy and protein requirements of gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) to optimize feeds and feeding regimes. Isr. J. Aquacult. - Bamidgeh 55(4):243-257.

Lupatsch, I., Katz, T. and Angel, D. (2003). Assessment of the removal efficiency of fish farm effluents by grey mullets: a nutritional approach. Aquacult. Res. 34:1367-1377.

Neori, A., Msuya, F.E., Shauli, L., Schuenhoff, A., Kopel, F. and Shpigel, M. (2003). A novel three-stage seaweed (Ulva lactuca) biofilter design for integrated mariculture. J. Appl. Phycol. 15(6):543-553.

Nishri, A., Boyle, D. R., Koren, N. and Stiller, M. (2003). The contribution of water and chloride into Lake Kinneret through unfocused seepage, based on in situ seepage measurements. Isr. J. Earth Sci. 51:269-279.

Nusslein, B., Eckert, W. and Conrad, R. (2003). Stable isotope biogeochemistry of methane formation in profundal sediments of Lake Kinneret (Israel). Limnol. Oceanogr. 48:1439-1446.

Ostrovsky, I. (2003). Methane bubbles in Lake Kinneret: Quantification and temporal and spatial heterogeneity. Limnol. Oceanogr. 48:1030-1036.

Paz, G., Douek, J., Mo, C., Goren, M. and Rinkevich, B. (2003). Genetic structure of Botryllus schlosseri (Tunicata) populations from the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 250:153-162.

Peduel, A. and Ron, B. (2003). Influence of Brackish water on survival and growth of the juvenile white grouper, Epinephelus aeneus. Isr. J. Aquacult. Bamidgeh, 55(4):258-264.

Perelberg, A., Smirnov, M., Hutoran, M., Diamant, A., Bejerano, Y. and Kotler, M. (2003). Epidemiological description of a new viral disease afflicting cultured Cyprinus carpio in Israel. Isr. J. Aquacult. - Bamidgeh 55 (1):5-12.

Pinhassi, J. and Berman, T. (2003). Differential growth response of colony-forming a- and g-proteobacteria in dilution culture and nutrient addition experiments in Lake Kinneret, eastern Mediterranean and Gulf of Eilat. App. Environ. Microb. 69:199-211.

Radaelli, G., Domeneghini, C., Arrighi, S., Bosi., G., Patruno, M. and Funkenstein, B. (2003). Localization of IGF-I, IGF-I receptor and IGFBP-2 in developing Umbrina cirrosa (Pisces: Osteichthyes). Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 130:232-244.

Radaelli, G., Patruno, M., Maccatrozzo, L. and Funkenstein, B. (2003). Expression and cellular localization of insulin-like growth factor-II (IGF-II) protein and mRNA in Sparus aurata during development. J. Endocrinol. 178:285-299.

Radaelli, G., Rowlerson, A., Mascarello, F. and Funkenstein, B. (2003). Myostatin precursor is present in several tissues in teleost fish: a comparative immunolocalization study. Cell Tissue Res. 311:239-250.

Rimmer, A. (2003). The mechanism of Lake Kinneret salinization as a linear reservoir. J. Hydrology. 281/3:177-190.

Rimmer, A. and Gal, G. (2003). Estimating the saline springs in the solute and water balance of Lake Kinneret. Isr. J. Hydrol. 284/1-4:228-243.

Rinkevich, B., Angel, D., Shafir, S. and Borgiorni, L. (2003) Fair is foul and foul is fair. Response to a critique. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 261:305-309.

Roditi-Elasar, M., Kerem, D., Hornung, H., Kress, N., Shoham-Frider, E., Goffman, O. and Spanier, E. (2003). Heavy metal levels in bottlenose and striped dolphins off the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Mar. Poll. Bull. 46(4):504-512.

Ronnestad, I., Tonheim, S.K., Fyhn, H.J., Rojas-Garcia, C.R., Kamisaka, Y., Koven, W., Finn, R.N., Terjesen, B.F., Barr, Y. and Conceicao, L.E.C. (2003). The supply of amino acids during early feeding stages of marine fish larvae: a review of recent findings. Aquaculture 227:147-164.

Rosenfeld, H., Klenke, U., Gordin, H. and Zohar, Y. (2003). Preliminary study of the key hormones regulating reproduction in the bluefin tuna (BFT): the brain gonadotropin- releasing hormones (GnRHs) and the pituitary gonadotropins, FSH and LH. Options Mediterranneenes 60:177-181.

Schuenhoff, A., Shpigel, M., Lupatsch, I., Ashkenazi, A., Msuya, F.E. and Neori, A. (2003) .A semi-recirculating, integrated system for the culture of fish and seaweed. Aquaculture 221:167-181.

Shafir, S., Van Rjin, J. and Rinkevich, B. (2003). The use of coral nubbins in coral reef ecotoxicology testing. Biomol. Eng. 20: 401-406.

Shoam-Frider, E., Shelef, G. and Kress, N. (2003). Chemical changes in different types of coal ash during prolonged, large scale, exposure to seawater. Waste Manag. 23:125-134.

Shteinman, B. and Wynne, D. (2003). Studies of sediment transport in the Jordan River mouth using fluorescent tracer methods. River Flow. Bousmar and Zech, Swets & Lisse. pp. 1159-1164.

Spanier, E., Tsemel, A., Lunevski, H., Roitemberg, A., Yurman, A., Breitstein, S., Angel, D.L., Eden, N. and Katz, T. (2003). Can open-water biofilters be used for the reduction of the environmental impact of finfish net cage aquaculture in the coastal waters of Israel? Annales Series Historia Naturalis 13 (1):25-28.

Sparks, R.T., Shepherd, B.S., Ron, B., Richman III, N.H., Riley, L.G., Iwama, G.K., Hirano, T., Grau, E.G.2003. Effects of environmental salinity and 17 a-methyltestosterone on growth and oxygen consumption in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. (B), 136(4):657-665

Tom, M., Shmul, M., Shefer, E., Chen, N., Slor, H., Rinkevich, B. and Herut, B. (2003). Quantitative evaluation of hepatic cytochrome P4501A transcript, protein and catalytic activity in the striped sea bream, Lithognathus mormyrus. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 22:20882092.

Troell, M., Halling, C., Neori, A., Chopin, T., Buschmann, A.H., Kautsky, N. and Yarish, C. (2003). Integrated mariculture: asking the right questions. Aquaculture 226:69-90.

Van Anholt, R.D., Spanings, T., Koven, W. and Wendelaar Bonga, S.E. (2003). Effects of acetylsalicylic acid treatment on thyroid hormones, prolactins and the stress response of tilapia. (Orechromis mossambicus). Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 285: R1098-R1106.

Van Stappen, G., Tandler, A. and Sorgeloos, P. (2003). Proceedings of the 3rd Fish and Shellfish Larviculture symposium. Aquaculture 227 (1-4):461p.

Viner-Mozzini, Y., Zohary, T. and Gasith, A. (2003). Dinoflagellate bloom development and collapse in Lake Kinneret: a sediment trap study. J. Plank. Res. 25:591-602.

Walsby, A. E., Yacobi, Y. Z. and Zohary, T. (2003). Annual changes in the mixed depth and critical depth for photosynthesis by Aphanizomenon ovalisporum that allow growth of the cyanobacterium in Lake Kinneret. Israel. J. Plank. Res. 25:603-619.

Werman, M., Sukenik, A. and Mokady, S. (2003). Effects of the marine unicellular alga Nannochloropsis sp. to reduce the plasma and liver cholesterol levels in male rats fed on diets with cholesterol. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 67(10):2266-2268.

Wynne, D. and Parparova, R. (2003). Pollution of the Kinneret ecosystem 1980-1999: present considerations and future prospects. Verh. Int. Ver. Limnol. 28(4):1709-1712.

Yacobi, Y. Z. (2003). Seasonal variation of photosynthetic pigments in the dinoflagellate Peridinium gatunense (Dinophyceae) in Lake Kinneret Israel. Freshwater Biol. 48:1850-1858.

Yacobi, Y. Z., Alberts, J. J., Takacs, M. and McElvaine, M. (2003). Optical characteristics of dissolved organic carbon in Georgia rivers: the impact of molecular size distribution. J. Limnology 62:41-46.

Yaron, Z., Gur, G., Melamed, P., Rosenfeld, H., Elizur, A. and Levavi-Sivan, B. (2003). Regulation of fish gonadotropins. Int. Rev. Cytol. 225:131-185.

Zodiatis, G., Drakopoulos, P., Brenner, S., Groom, S. (2003). CYCLOPS Project: the hydrodynamics of the warm core eddy south of Cyprus. In: A. Yilmaz (ed.), Oceanography of the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea, Tubitak Publishers, Ankara, Turkey, pp. 18-23.

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