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Armoza-Zvuloni, R., Kramarsky-Winter, R., Rosenfeld, H., Shore, L.S., Sharon, D., Loya, Y. 2012. Reproductive characteristics and steroid levels in the scleractinian coral Oculina patagonica inhabiting contaminated sites along the Israeli Mediterranean coast. Mar. Pollut. Bull., 64:1556-1563.

Bahartan, K., Amir, L., Israel, A. , Lichtenstein, R.G., Alfonta, L. 2012. In situ fuel processing in a microbial fuel cell. ChemSusChem, 5:1820-1825.

Baltar, F., Lindh, M.V., Parparov, A., Berman, T. , Pinhassi, J. 2012. Prokaryotic community structure and respiration during long-term incubation. MicrobiologyOpen, 1(2):214-224.

Bar-Yosef, Y., Murik, O., Sukenik, A., Hadas, O., Kaplan, A. 2012. Multiannual variations in phytoplankton populations: What distinguished the blooms of Aphanizomenon ovalisporum in lake Kinneret in 2010 from 2009? Enivro. Microbiol. 4(5):498-503.

Bar-Zeev, E., Belkin, N., Liberman, B., Berman , T., Berman-Frank, I. 2012. Rapid sand filtration pretreatment for SWRO: microbial maturation dynamics and filtration efficiency of organic matter. Desalination, 286:120-130

Bar-Zeev, E., Berman-Franka, I., Girshevitz, O., Berman, T. 2012. Revised paradigm of aquatic biofilm formation facilitated by microgel transparent exopolymer particles. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 109(23):9119-9124.

Belkin, N., Bar-Zeev, E., Berman, T. , Berman-Frank, I. 2012. Two innovative devices for depth sampling in granular filtration systems. Desalination, 286:115-119

Biton, E. , Gildor, H. 2012. The seasonal effect in one-dimensional Daisyworld. J. Theor. Biol., 314:145-156.

Blanchfield, P.J., Shapiro, J., Sukenik, A. , Orihel, D.M., Shefer, E. 2012. Low Levels of Mercury in Lake Kinneret Fish. Isr. J. Aquaculture Bamidgeh, 64:1-8.

Bogi, C., Galil, B. 2012. First record of Pseudorhaphitoma cf. iodolabiata (Hornung & Mermod, 1928) (Mollusca; Gastropoda; Mangeliidae) off the Mediterranean coast of Israel. BioInvas. Rec. 1:33-35.

Breen, P.A., Robinson, L.A., Rogers, S.I., Knights, A.M., Piet, G., Churilova, T., Margonski, P., Papadopoulou, N., Akoglu, E., Eriksson, A., Finenko, Z., Fleming-Lehtinen, V., Galil, B. , Goodsir, F., Goren, M., Kryvenko, O., Leppanen, J.-M., Markantonatou, V., Moncheva, S., Oguz, T., Paltriguera, L., Stefanova, K., Timofte, F., Thomsen, F. 2012. An environmental assessment of risk in achieving good environmental status to support regional prioritisation of management in Europe. Mar. Policy, 36:1033-1043.

Bulleri, F., Mant, R., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Chatzinikolaou, E., Crowe, T., Kotta, J., Lyons, L., Rilov, G. , Maggi, E. 2012. The effects of exotic seaweeds on native benthic assemblages: variability between trophic levels and influence of background environmental and biological conditions. Environ. Evid., 1:8.

Caballero, L.A., Rimmer, A. , Easton, Z.M., Steenhuis, T.S. 2012. Rainfall runoff relationships for a cloud forest watershed in Central America: Implications for water resource engineering. J. Am. Water Resour. Assoc. (JAWRA), 48:122-131.

Clark, M.S., Denekamp, N.Y., Thorne,M.A.S., Reinhardt, R., Drongowski, M., Albrecht, M.V., Klages, S., Beck, A., Kube, M., Lubzens, E. 2012. Long-term survival of hydrated resting eggs from Brachionus plicatilis . PLoS ONE, 7(1):e29365.

Colorni, A., Diamant, A. 2012. Aquaculture in the Middle East and North Africa - Status and Research Needs. In: Saheb, A., Al-Ablani, S. (eds.), Nova Science, New York, pp. 1-9

Crocetta, F., Galil, B. 2012. The invasive spotted sea hare Aplysia dactylomela (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Aplysiidae ) - new records and spread pattern in the Mediterranean. Vie & Milieu, 62:43-46.

De Grave, S., Einav, R., Galil, B.S. 2012. Recent records of the Indo-Pacific species, Lucifer hanseni Nobili, 1905 (Crustacea; Decapoda; Luciferidae ) from the Mediterranean coast of Israel. BioInvas. Rec., 1:105-108.

De Jong, C., Gurer, I., Rimmer, A. , Shaban, A., Williams, M. 2012. Climate and Hydrology. In: Vogiatzakis, I. (Ed.), Mediterranean Mountain Environments. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chapter 5.

Douek, J., Amar, K.O., Rinkevich, B. 2012. Maternal-larval population genetic traits in Stylophora pistillata , a hermaphroditic brooding coral species. Genetica, 139:1531-1542.

Edelist, D., Golani, D., Rilov, G. , Spanier, E. 2012. The invasive venomous striped eel catWsh Plotosus lineatus in the Levant: possible mechanisms facilitating its rapid invasional success Mar. Biol., 159:283-290.

Edelist, D., Rilov, G. , Golani, D., Carlton, J.T., Spanier, E. 2012. Restructuring the Sea: profound shifts in the world's most invaded marine ecosystem. Diversity and Distribution, 19(1):69-77.

Efrati, S., Lehahn, Y., Rahav, E., Kress, N., Herut, B., Gertman, I., Ozer, T., Lazar, M., Heifetz, E. 2012. Intrusion of coastal waters into the pelagic eastern Mediterranean: satellite and in situ characterization. Proc. 9th Conf. Isr. Assoc. Aquat. Sci., 13-14 June 2012.

Fishelson, L., Golani, D., Russell, B., Galil, B. , Goren, M. 2012. Comparative morphology and cytology of the alimentary Tract in lizardfishes (Aulopiformes, Synodontidae, Teleostei). Acta Zool. (Stockholm), 93:308-318.

Funkenstein, B., Krol, K., Esterin, E., Kim, Y.-S. 2012. Structural and functional characterizations of activin type 2B receptor (acvr2b) ortholog from the marine fish Sparus aurata: evidence for gene duplication of acvr2b in fish. J. Mol. Endocrinol., 49:175-192.
Gertman I . 2012. Dead Sea. Encyclopedia of Lakes and Reservoirs. Springer.

Givati, A., Lynn, B., Liu, Y., Rimmer, A . 2012. Coupling high-resolution WRF with a hydrological model for operational prediction of Jordan River stream flow. J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 51:285-299.

Gorshkova, G., Gorshkov, S., Abu-Ras, A., Golani, D. 2012. Karyotypes of Farra rufa and G. ghorensis (Pisces, Cyprinidae) inhabiting the inland water systems of the Jordan basin. Ital. J. Zool., 79:9-12.

Grasela, J.J., Pomponi, S.A., Rinkevich, B. , Grima, J. 2012. Efforts to develop a cultured sponge cell line: revisiting an intractable problem. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. Anim., 48(1):12-20.

Hadas, O., Pinkas, R., Malinsky-Rushansky, N., Nishri, A., Kaplan, A., Rimmer, A., Sukenik, A. 2012. The invasion of diazotrophic cyanobacteria to Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee), Israel. Freshwat. Biol., 57:1214-1227.

Harel, M., Weiss, G., Daniel, E., Wilenz A., Hadas, O., Sukenik, A. , Sedmak, B., Dittmann, E., Braun, S., Kaplan, A. 2012. Casting a net: Fibers produced by Microcystis sp. in field and laboratory populations. Environ. Microbiol. Rep.,4:342-349.

Katz, T., Yahel, G., Reidenbach, M., Tunnicliffe, V., Herut, B. , Crusius, J., Whitney, F., Snelgrove, P.V.R., Lazar, B. 2012. Resuspension by fish facilitates the transport and redistribution of coastal sediments. Limnol. Oceanogr., 57(4):945-958.

Kaplan, A., Harel, M., Kaplan-Levy, R. N., Hadas, O., Sukenik, A. , Dittmann, E. 2012. The languages spoken in the water body (or the biological role of cyanobacterial toxins). Front. Microbiol., 3:138.

Kaplan-Levy, R.N. , Brewer, P.B., Smyth, D.R. 2012. The trihelix family of transcription factors - light, stress and development. Trends Plant Sci., (TIPS), 17:163-171.

Klein, Y., Grinstein, M., Cohn, S.M., Silverman, J. , Klein, M., Kashtan, H., Shamir, M.Y. 2012. Minute-to-Minute Urine Flow Rate Variability: A New Renal Physiology Parameter. Anesth. Analg., 115:843-847.

Kline, D.I., Teneva, L., Schneider, K., Miard, T. Chai, A., Marker, M., Headley, K., Opdyke, B., Nash, M., Valetich, M., Caves, J.K., Russell, B.D., Connell, S.D., Kirkwood, B.K., Brewer, P, Peltzer, E., Silverman, J. , Caldeira, K., Dunbar,R.B., Koseff, J.R., Monismith, S., Mitchell, B.G., Dove, S., Hoegh-Guldberg, O. 2012. A short-term in situ CO2 enrichment experiment on Heron Island (GBR). Sci. Rep., 2:413.

Koven, W. , Harpaz, S., Van Rijn, J., Mozes, N. 2012. Aquaculture in Israel: Current status and innovative approaches, In: Azad, I.S., AL-Albani, S. (EDS.), Aquaculture in the Middle East and North Africa, Status and Research needs. Nova Science Publications, N.Y., USA.

Koven, W., Schulte, P. 2012. The effect of fasting and refeeding on mRNA expression of PepT1 and gastrointestinal hormones regulating digestion and food intake in zebrafish (Danio rerio ). Fish Physiol. Biochem. 38(6):1565-1575.

Koven W., Nixon-Shtupler O., Lutzky S., Ben Atia, S., Elkayam, A., Tandler A. 2012. Effects of dietary n-3 HUFA enrichment and light intensity on hunting success in gilthead sea bream larvae (Sparus aurata ). Isr. J. Aquacult. - Bamidgeh, 64:712-720.

Kress, N., Galil, B. 2012. Seawater desalination in Israel and its environmental impact. Desal. Water Reuse, March 2012, 26-29.

Kress, N., Gertman, I., Herut, B. 2012. Two decades of studies document oceanographic changes in the easternmost part of the Mediterranean Sea. Insights towards the design of repeated basin-wide surveys. CIESM Workshop Monographs. Designing Med-SHIP: a program for repeated oceanographic surveys. Supetar, Brac Island, 11-14 May 2011, pp. 71-76.

Kress, N., Gertman, I., Herut, B. 2012. Will the temporal changes in the vertical distribution of nutrients in the Levantine basin (eastern Mediterranean) affect the upper layers biology? Proc. Ocean Sci. Meeting 2012, Salt Lake City.

Kress, N., Herut, B., Gertman, I. 2012. Nutrient distribution in the Eastern Mediterranean before and after the transient event. In: Stambler, N. (Ed.), Life in the Mediterranean Sea: A Look at Habitat Changes. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. pp. 157-174.

Lyons, D.A., Mant, R., Bulleri, F., Kotta, J., Rilov, G. , Crowe, T. 2012. What are the effects of macroalgal blooms on the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems? A Systematic Review Protocol. Environ. Evid., 1:7.

Menna, M., Poulain, P.-M., Zodiatis, G., Gertman, I . 2012. On the surface circulation of the Levantine sub-basin derived from Lagrangian drifters and satellite altimetry data. Deep Sea Res., 65:46-58.

Nadjar-Boger, E., Hinitid, Y., Funkenstein, B. 2012. Structural and functional analysis of myostatin-2 promoter alleles from the marine fish Sparus aurata : evidence for strong muscle-specific promoter activity and post-transcriptional regulation. Mol. Cel. Endocrinol, 361(1-2):51-68.

Neori, A. 2012. An anaerobic slurry module for solids digestion and denitrification in recirculating, minimal discharge marine fish culture systems. J. World Aquacult. Soc., 43(6):859-868.

Neori, A. , Nobre, A.M. 2012. Relationship between trophic level and economics in aquaculture. Aquaculture Econ. Manag., 16:40-67.

Osinga, R., Schutter, M., Wijgerde, T., Rinkevich, B., Shafir, S., Shpigel, M. , Gian Marco, L., Danovaro, R., Bongiorni, L., Deutsch A., Kuecken, M., Hiddinga B., Janse, M., McLeod, A., Gili, C., Lavorano, S., Henard, S., Barthelemy, D., Westhoff, G., Baylina, N., Santos, E., Weissenbacher, A., Kuba, M., Jones, R., Leewis, R., Petersen, D., Laterveer, M. 2012. The CORALZOO project: a synopsis of four years of public aquarium science. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. UK, 92(4):753-768.

Ostrovsky, I., Rimmer, A., Yacobi, Y.Z., Nishri, A., Sukenik, A. Hadas, O., Zohary, T. 2012. Long-term changes in Lake Kinneret ecosystem: the effects of climate change and anthropogenic factors. In: Goldman, C.R., Kumagai, M., Robarts, R.D. (Eds), Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Inland Water Systems of the World: what can be done to reduce negative impacts? Wiley Blackwell.

Pasternak, G., Galil, B.S. 2012. An established population of the alien sea slug Elysia grandifolia Kelaart, 1858 (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia, Elysiidae) off the Mediterranean coast of Israel. BioInvas. Rec., 1:221-223.

Paul, W.L., Hamilton, D.P., Ostrovsky, I., Miller, S.D., Zhang, A., Muraika, K. 2012. Catchment land use and tropic state impacts on phytoplankton composition: a case study from the Rotorua lakes district, New Zealand. Hydrobiologia, 698(1):133-146. Parparov, A., Gal, G. 2012. Assessment and implementation of a methodological framework for sustainable management: Lake Kinneret as a case study. J. Environ. Manag., 101:111-117.

Pulido-Villena, E., Ghiglione, J.-F., Ortega-Retuerta, E., Van Wambeke, F., Zohary, T. 2012. Heterotrophic bacteria in the pelagic realm of the Mediterranean Sea. In: Stambler, N. (Ed.), Life in the Mediterranean Sea: A Look at Habitat Changes. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. pp. 227-265.

Ramm, J., Lupu, A., Hadas, O., Ballot, A., Rucker. J., Wiedner, C., Sukenik, A. 2012. A CARD-FISH protocol for the identification and enumeration of cyanobacterial akinetes in lake sediments. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 82:23-36.

Rilov, G. , Mant, R., Lyons, D.A., Bulleri, F., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Kotta, J., Queiros, A., Chatzinikolaou, E., Crowe, T., Guy-Haim, T. 2012. How strong is the effect of invasive ecosystem engineers on the distribution patterns of local species, the local and regional biodiversity and ecosystem functions? A Systematic Review Protocol. Environ. Evid., 1:10.

Rimmer, A. , Hartmann, A. 2012. Simplified conceptual structures and analytical solutions for groundwater discharge using reservoir equations. Chapter 10 In: Tech Open Access book, "Water Resources Management and Modeling", ISBN 978-953-51-0246-5.

Rinkevich, B. 2012. Neglected biological features in Cnidarians self-nonself recognition. In: Lopez-Larrea, C. (Ed.), Self and nonself. Landes Bioscience and Springer Science+Business Media, pp. 46-59.

Rinkevich, B., Douek, J., Rabinowitz, C., Paz, G. 2012. The candidate Fu/HC gene in Botryllus schlosseri (Urochordata) and ascidians historecognition An oxymoron? Dev. Comp. Immunol. 36(4):718727.

Rosenfeld, H., Mylonas, C.C., Bridges, C.R., Heinisch, G., Corriero, A., Vassallo-Aguis, R., Medina, A., Belmonte, A., Garcia, A., De la Gandara, F., Fauvel, C., De Metrio, G., Meiri-Ashkenazi, I., Gordin, H., and Zohar, Y. 2012. GnRHa- mediated stimulation of the reproductive endocrine axis in captive Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus . Gen. Com. Endocrinol., 175:55-64.

Shoham-Frider, E., Azran, S., Kress, N. 2012. Mercury speciation and total organic carbon in marine sediments along the Mrediterranean coast of Israel. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 63(4):495-502.

Shoham-Frider, E., Yofe, O., Kerem, D., Roditi-Elsar, M., Kress, N. 2012. Pollutant levels in cetaceans off the Israeli Mediterranean coast - A snapshot of almost 21 years. Proc. 9th Conf. Isr. Assoc. Aquat. Sci., 13-14 June 2012. In Hebrew.

Silverman J. , Kline, D., Johnson, L., Rivlin, T., Schneider, K., Erez, J., Lazar, B., Caldeira, K. 2012. Carbon turnover rates in the One Tree Island reef - A 40 year perspective. J. Geophys. Res., 117:G3.

Stefani, F., Aquaro, G., Azzurro, E., Colorni, A. , Galli, P. 2012. Patterns of Genetic Variation of a Lessepsian Parasite. Biol. Invas., 14:1725-1736.

Sukenik, A., Hadas, O. , Kaplan, A., Quesada, A. 2012. Invasion of Nostocales (cyanobacteria) to subtropical and temperate freshwater lakes - Physiological, regional and global driving forces. Front. Aquat. Microbiol., 3:86.

Sukenik, A., Kaplan-Levy, R.N., Mark Welch, J., Post, A.F. 2012. Massive multiplication of genome and ribosomes in dormant cells (akinetes) of Aphanizomenon ovalisporum (Cyanobacteria). ISME J., 6:670-679.

Tilahun, S.A., Engda, T.A., Legesse, E.S., Guzman, C.D., Zegeye, A.D., Collick, A.S., Rimmer, A. , Steenhuis, T.S. 2012. An efficient semi-distributed hillslope erosion model: the Anjeni Watershed in the sub humid Ethiopian Highlands. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 9, 2121-2155.

Trolle, D., Hamilton, D.P., Hipsey, M.R. , Bolding, K, Bruggeman, J., Mooij, W.M., Janse, J. H., Nielsen, A., Jeppesen, E., Elliott, J.A., Makler-Pick, V., Petzoldt, T., Rinke, K., Flindt, M.R., Arhonditsis, G.B., Gal, G. , Bjerring, R., Tominaga, K., Hoen, J., Downing, A.S., Marques, D.M., Fragoso Jr., C. R., Sondergaard, M., Hanson, P.C. 2012. A community-based framework for aquatic ecosystem models. Hydrobiologia, 683:25-34.

Ukabi, S., Dubinsky, Z., Steinberger, Y., Israel, A. 2012. Surveying Caulerpa (Chlorophyta) species along the shores of the eastern Mediterranean. Med. Mar. Sci., 13:5-11.

Van Anholt R.D., Spanings F.A.T., Nixon O., Wendelaar Bonga, S.E. and Koven W. 2012. The effects of arachidonic acid on the endocrine and osmoregulatory response of tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus ) acclimated to seawater and subjected to confinement stress. Fish Physiol. Biochem., 38:703-713.

Viner-Mozzini, D., Sukenik, A. 2012. Organosulfides inhibit growth and photosynthetic activity of algae and cyanobacteria. Allelopathy J., 30:117-128.
Yacobi, Y.Z., Ostrovsky, I. 2012. Sedimentation of phytoplankton: role of ambient conditions and life strategies of algae. Hydrobiologia, 688(1):111-120.

Zohary, T., Nishri, A., Sukenik, A. 2012. Present-absent: a chronicle of the dinoflagellate Peridinium gatunense from Lake Kinneret. Hydrobiologia, 698(1):161-174.
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