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Amalfitano, S., Corno, E., Eckert, G., Fazi, S., Ninio, S. , Callieri, C., Grossart, H.-P. and Eckert, W. (2017) Tracing particulate matter and associated microorganisms in freshwaters. Hydrobiologia DOI: 10.1007/s10750-017-3260-x.

Astrahan, P., Silverman, J., Gertner, Y., Herut, B. 2017. Spatial distribution and sources of organic matter and pollutants in the SE Mediterranean (Levantine basin) deep water sediments. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 116 (1-2): 521-527.

Baranes, A., Stern, N. , Goren, M. 2017. First record of Pristipomoides multidens (Day, 1871) from the Gulf of Aqaba, with a note on the species of Pristipomoides in the Red Sea (Actinopterygii: Lutjanidae). Zoology in the middle east, 63(2):136-140.

Bar-Or, I., Elvert, M., Eckert, W. , Kushmaro, A., Vigderovich, H., Zhu, Q., Ben-Dov, E. and Sivan, O. (2017) Iron-coupled anaerobic oxidation of methane performed by a mixed bacterial-archaeal community based on poorly-reactive minerals. Environmental Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03126.

Belkin, N., Rahav, E. , Elifantz, H., Kress, N. , Berman-Frank, I. 2017. The effect of coagulants and antiscalants discharged with seawater desalination brines on coastal microbial communities: A laboratory and in situ study from the southeastern Mediterranean. Water Research, 110: 321-331.

Bitan, A., Koven, W., Tandler, A. , Allon, G. )2017(Compositions and methods for aquaculturing. US Provisional Patent Application No. 62/583,000

Buckingham, C.E., Khaleel, Z., Lazar, A. , Martin, A.P., Allen, J.T., Naveira Garabato, A.C., Thompson, A.F., Vic, C. (2017). Testing Munk's hypothesis for submesoscale eddy generation using observations in the North Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, 67256745.

Bruce, L.C, Frassl, M.A., Arhonditsis, G.B., Gal, G. , and M.R. Hipsey. In press. A multi-lake comparative analysis of the General Lake Model (GLM): Stress-testing across a global observatory network. Environmental Modeling and Software.

Buschmann AH, Camus C, Infante J, Neori A, Israel A, Hernandes-Gonzalez MC, Pereda SV, Gomez-Pinchetti JL, Golberg A, Tadmor-Shalev N, Critchley AT. (2017). Overview of the global state of seaweed exploitation, farming and an analyses of research tendencies. European Journal of Phycology. 52:391-406.

Chemodanov A, Jinjikhashvily G, Habiby O, Liberzon A, Israel A , Yakhini Z, Golberg A. (2017). Net primary productivity, biofuel potential for biorefineries and climate change mitigation of Ulva (Chlorophyta) biomass in a coastal area of the Eastern Mediterranean. Energy Conversion and Management. 148:1497-1507.

Christou, E.D., Zervoudaki, S., De Puelles, M.L.F., Protopapa, M., Varkitzi, I., Pitta, P., Tsagaraki, T.M., Herut, B. 2017. Response of the Calanoid Copepod Clausocalanus furcatus, to Atmospheric Deposition Events: Outcomes from a Mesocosm Study. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4. doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00035

Corrales, X ., Coll, M., Ofir, E. , Piroddi, C., Goren, M., Edelist, D., Heymans, J.J., Steenbeek, J., Christensen, V., and Gal, G. (2017). Hindcasting the dynamics of an Eastern Mediterranean marine ecosystem under the impacts of multiple stressors. Marine Ecology Progress Series 580: 17-36.

Corrales, X., Ofir, E. , Coll, M., Goren, M., Edelist, D., Heymans, J.J., & Gal, G. (2017). Modeling the role and impact of alien species and fisheries on the Israeli marine continental shelf ecosystem. Journal of Marine Systems 170: 88-102.

Cummings, D. , Goren, M., Gasith, M., Zohary T. , (2018). Inundated shore vegetation as a habitat for cichlids breeding in a lake subjected to extreme water level fluctuations. Inland Waters 8(1): in press.

Elsadin, S., Nixon, O. , Mozes, N., Allon, G., Gaon, A., Kiflawi, M., Tandler, A., Koven, A. )2018(. The effect of dissolved carbon dioxide (CO2) on white grouper (Epinephelus aeneus) performance, swimbladder inflation and skeletal deformities. Aquaculture (in press).

Fernand F, Israel A , Skjermo J, Wichard T, Timmermans KR, Golberg A. (2017). Offshore macroalgae biomass for bioenergy production: environmental aspects, technological achievements and challenges. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. DOI 10.1016/j.rser.2016.10.046.

Frank, H., Rahav, E. , Bar-Zeev, E. 2017. Short-term effects of SWRO desalination brine on benthic heterotrophic microbial communities. Desalination, 417: 52-59.

Frenken T.,Alacid E.,Berger S.A.,Bourne E.C.,Gerphagnon M.,Grossart H.P.,Gsell A.S.,Ibelings B.W.,Kagami M.,Kupper F.C.,Letcher P.M.,Loyau A.,Miki T.,Nejstgaard J.C.,Rasconi S.,Rene A.,Rohrlack T.,Rojas-Jimenez K.,Schmeller D.S,.Scholz B.,Seto K.,Sime-Ngando T.,Sukenik A. ,Van de Waal D.B.,Van den Wyngaert S.,Van Donk E.,Wolinska J.,Wurzbacher C.,Agha R. (2017). Integrating chytrid fungal parasites into plankton ecology: research gaps and needs. Environmental Microbiology. 19(10):3802-3822. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13827.

Fruchter, N., Lazar, B., Nishri, A. Almogi-Labin, A., Eisenhauer, A., Beeri Shlevin, Y., Stein, M., (2017). 88Sr/86Sr fractionation and calcite accumulation rate in the Sea of Galilee. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 215, 1732.

Gal, G., Zohary, T. (2017). Development and application of a sustainability index for a lake ecosystem. Hydrobiologia 800: 207-223.

Galil, B.S., Douek, J., Gevili, R., Goren, M., Yudkovsky, Y., Paz, G., Rinkevich, B. 2017. The resurrection of Charybdis (Gonioinfradens) giardi (Nobili, 1905), newly recorded from the SE Mediterranean Sea. Zootaxa (in press).

Galil, B.S. , Gershwin, L-A., Zorea, M., Rahav, A., Rothman, S. B.-S., Fine, M., Lubinevsky, H, Douek, J., Paz, G., Rinkevich, B.2017.Cotylorhiza erythraea Stiasny, 1920 (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae: Cepheidae), yet another Erythraean jellyfish from the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Marine Biodiversity, 47: 229-235.

Galil, B.S., Levitt-Barmats, Y., Lubinevsky, H., Yudkovsky, Y., Paz, G., Rinkevich, B. 2017. A record of Arcania brevifrons Chen, 1989 (Crustacea; Decapoda; Leucosiidae) from the Mediterranean coast of Israel. BioInvasions Records 6, 249253.

Gilaad, R.L., Galil, B.S., Diamant, A. , Goren, M. (2017). The diet of native and invasive fish species along the eastern Mediterranean coast (Osteichthyes). Zoology in the Middle East, 63(4), pp.325-335.

Grossowicz, M., Roth-Rosenberga, D., Aharonovich, D., Silverman, J. , Follows, M.J., Sher, D. 2017. Prochlorococcus in the lab and in silico: the importance of representing exudation. Limnology & Oceanography, DOI: 10.1002/lno.10463.

Guy-Haim, T. , Hyams-Kaphzan, O., Yeruham, E. , Almogi-Labin, A., Carlton, J.T. 2017. A novel marine bioinvasion vector: Ichthyochory, live passage through fish. Limnology and Oceanography Letters. DOI: 10.1002/lol2.10039.

Guy-Haim, T. , Lyons, D.A., Kotta, J., Ojaveer, H., Queiros, A.M., Chatzinikolaou, E., Arvanitidis, C., Como, S., Magni, P., Blight, A.J., Orav-Kotta, H., Somerfield, P.J., P. Crowe, T.P., Rilov, G. (in press). Effects of invasive ecosystem engineers on marine biodiversity and ecosystem functions a global review and meta-analysis. Global Change Biology.

Hazan, O., Silverman, J., Sisma-Ventura, G., Ozer, T., Gertman, I., Shoham-Frider, E., Kress, N., and Rahav, E. (2018). Mesopelagic prokaryotes alter surface phytoplankton production during simulated deep mixing experiments in Eastern Mediterranean Sea waters. Frontiers in Marine Sciences (accepted).

Hershkovitz, Y., Hering, D., Gal, G. , Pottgiesser, T., and Feld, C.K. (2017). Stream types of the Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) watershed. The International Journal of River Basin Management.

Horoszowski-Fridman, Y.B., Rinkevich, B. 2017. Restoring the animal forests: harnessing silviculture biodiversity concepts for coral transplantation. Marine Animal Forests: the ecology of benthic biodiversity hotspots. In: Rossi, S., Bramanti, L., Gori, A., Orejas, C. (eds), 1-23.

Hyams, Y., Paz, G., Rabinowitz, C., Rinkevich, B. 2017. Insights into the unique torpor of Botrylloides leachi, a colonial urochordate. Developmental Biology 428, 101-117.

Innocenti, G., Stasolla, G., Goren, M., Stern, N. , Levitt-Barmats, Y., Diamant, A. , Galil, B.S. 2017. Going down together: invasive host, Charybdis longicollis (Decapoda: Brachyura: Portunidae) and invasive parasite, Heterosaccus dollfusi (Cirripedia: Rhizocephala: Sacculinidae) on the upper slope off the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Marine Biology Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17451000.2016.1240873.

Israel, A. , Einav, R. 2017. Alien seaweeds from the Levant basin (Eastern Mediterranean Sea), with emphasis to the Israeli shores. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences.http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07929978.2016.1257091.

Karahan, A., Douek, J., Paz, P., Stern, N. , Kideys, A.K., Shaish, L. , Goren, M., Rinkevich, B. 2017. Employing DNA barcoding as taxonomy and conservation tools for fish species censuses at the southeastern Mediterranean, a hot-spot area for biological invasion. Journal for Nature Conservation, 36: 1-9.

Katsnelson, B., Katsman, R., Lunkov, A., Ostrovsky, I. , (2017). Acoustical methodology for determination of gas content in aquatic sediments, with application to Lake Kinneret, Israel, as a case study. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. DOI: 10.1002/lom3.10178.

Kishcha, P., Starobinets, B., Gertman, I., Ozer, T. , Alpert, P. 2017. Observations of unexpected short-term heating in the uppermost layer of the Dead Sea after a sharp decrease in solar radiation. International Journal of Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5810575.

Kokocinski, M., Akcaalan, R., Salmaso, N., Stoyneva-Gartner, M.P., and Sukenik, A. (2017). Expansion of Alien and Invasive Cyanobacteria. In: Meriluoto, L., Spoof, G.A., Codd (eds). Handbook of Cyanobacterial Monitoring and cyanotoxin Analysis. J. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 28-42.

Kokocinski, M., Camean, A.M., Carmeli, S., Guzman-Guillen, R., Jos, A., Mankiewicz-Boczek, J., Metcalf, J.S., Moreno, I.M., Prieto, A.I., and Sukenik, A. (2017). Cylindrospermopsin and Congeners. In: Meriluoto, L., Spoof, G.A., Codd (eds). Handbook of Cyanobacterial Monitoring and Cyanotoxin Analysis. J. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 127-137.

Koven,W. , Nixon, O. , Allon, G., Gaon, G., El Sadin, S., Falcon, J., Besseau, L., Escande, M., Vassallo Agius, R., Gordin, H., Tandler, A. 2017. The effect of dietary DHA and taurine on rotifer capture success, growth, survival and vision in the larvae of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus). Aquaculture 482, 137-145.

Levy, Y. , Keren, T., Leader, N., Weil, G., Tchernov, D., Rilov, G. 2017. Spatiotemporal hotspots of habitat use by loggerhead (Caretta caretta) and green (Chelonia mydas) sea turtles in the Levant basin as tools for conservation. Marine Ecology Progress Series 575: 165-179.

Levy, A., Milstein, A., Neori, A. , Harpaz, S., Shpigel, M., Guttman, L. 2017. Marine periphyton biofilters in mariculture effluents: Nutrient uptake and biomass development. Aquaculture, 473: 513-520.

Linden, B., Rinkevich, B. 2017. Elaborating an eco-engineering approach for stock enhanced sexually derived coral colonies. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 486: 314-321.

Lubinevsky, H. , Hymas-Kaphzan, O., Almogi-Labin, A., Silverman, J. , Harlavan, Y., Crouvi, O., Herut, B., Kanari, M., Tom, M. 2017.Deep-sea soft bottom infaunal communities of the Levantine Basin (SE Mediterranean) and their shaping factors.Marine Biology, 164: 36. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-016-3061-1.

Makler-Pick, V., Hipsey, M., Zohary, T. , Carmel, Y., & Gal, G. (2017). Intraguild predation dynamics in a lake ecosystem based on a coupled hydrodynamic-ecological model: the example of Lake Kinneret (Israel). Biology. 6(2), 22.

Mbije, N.E.J., Douek, J. , Spanier, E., Rinkevich, B. (in press). Population genetic parameters of the emerging corallivorous snail Drupella cornus in the northern Gulf of Eilat and Tanzanian coastlines based on mitochondrial COI gene sequences. Marine Biodiversity.

Meador, T.B., Goldenstein, N.I., Gogou, A., Herut, B. , Psarra, S., Tsagaraki, T.M., Hinrichs, K-U. 2017. Planktonic Lipidome Responses to Aeolian Dust Input in Low-Biomass Oligotrophic Marine Mesocosms. Front. Mar. Sci. 4:113. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00113.

Mikheyeva, T.M., Parparov, A., Adamovich, B.V., Gal, G. , and Lukyanova, E.V. (2017). The dynamics of freshwater phytoplankton stability in the Naroch lakes (Belarus). Ecological Indicators 81: 481-490.

Milstein, A., Levy, A., Neori, A. , Harpaz, S., Shpigel, M. , Guttman, L. Water quality, ecological processes and management procedures in a periphyton biofiltration system in mariculture: a statistical analysis (accepted). Aquaculture Research.

Moiseeva, E., Rabinowitz, C., Paz, G., Rinkevich, B. 2017. Histological study on maturation, fertilization and the state of gonadal region following spawning in the model sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis. PLoS ONE 12(8): e0182677. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0182677.

Nayak, S., Koven, W., Meiri, I. , Khozin-Goldberg, I., Isakov N., Zibdeh, M., Zilberg, D. )2017(. Dietary arachidonic acid affects immune function and fatty acid composition in cultured rabbitfish Siganus rivulatus. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 68, 46-53.

Neori, A., Guttman, L. (in press). Thoughts on algae cultivation toward an expansion of aquaculture to the scale of agriculture. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Innovation in Chemical, Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Sciences. London, United Kingdom, December 4-6, 2017.

Neori, A., Shpigel, M., Guttman, L., Israel, A. 2017. The development of polyculture and integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) in Israel: A review. The Israeli Journal of AquacultureBamidgeh 69.

Nobre, A. M., Valente, L. M. P., Neori, A. (in press). A nitrogen budget model with a user-friendly interface, to assess water renewal rates and nitrogen limitation in commercial seaweed farms. J. Appl. Phycol

Nussboim, S., Rimmer, A., Lechinsky, Y. , Gutman, P.-O. and Broday, D. (2017), Improving the estimation of Lake Kinneret's heat balance and surface fluxes using the Kalman Filter algorithm. Limnology and Oceanography Methods doi:10.1002/lom3.10173.

Ofir, E., Gal, G. , Heymans, J. J., Shapiro, S., Goren, M., & Spanier, E. (2017). Predicting the impact of Lake Biomanipulation based on food-web modeling - Lake Kinneret as a case study. Ecological Modeling 348: 14-24.

Ostrovsky, I., Sukenik, A., Yacobi, Y.Z. , Katsnelson, B., Uzhanskii, E., Moses W.J. (2017). Hydroacoustic assessment of spatiotemporal dynamics of toxic cyanobacterium microcystis: the role of physical factors in bloom formation. In Proceedings of UACE 2017, 4th Underwater Acoustics Conference and Exibition. 3rd to 8th September 2017, Skathos, Greece, 81-86. ISSN: 2408-0195.

Parparov, A., Gal, G. (2017). Quantifying ecological stability of an aquatic system: from community to the lake ecosystem. Ecosystems 20: 10151028.

Pitta, P., Herut, B. , Tsagaraki, T.M. 2017. Editorial: Impact of Aerosols (Saharan Dust and Mixed) on the East Mediterranean Oligotrophic Ecosystem, Results from Experimental Studies. Front. Mar. Sci. 4:264. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00264.

Qiu, X., Neori, A. , Kim, J., Yarish, C., Shpigel, M., Guttman, L., Ben-Ezra, D., Odintsov, V. , Davis, A. 2017. Green seaweed Ulva sp. as an alternative ingredient in plant-based practical diets for Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. J. Appl. Phycol. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-017-1288-y.

Qiu, X., Neori, A. , Kim, J., Yarish, C., Shpigel, M., Guttman, L., Ben-Ezra, D., Odintsov, V. , Davis, A. 2017. Evaluation of green seaweed Ulva sp. as a replacement of fish meal in plant-based practical diets for Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. J. Appl. Phycol. 1-12. Doi.org/10.1007/s10811-017-1278-0.

Rachmilovitz, E.N., Rinkevich, B. 2017. Tiling the reef - exploring the first step of an ecological engineering tool that may promote phase-shift reversals in coral reefs. Ecological Engineering 105: 150-161.

Raddatz, S.,Guy-Haim, T., Rilov, G. , Wahl, M. 2017. Future warming and acidification effects on anti-fouling and anti-herbivory traits of the brown algaFucus vesiculosus(Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology, 53(1): 44-58.

Rahav, E. , Bar-Zeev, E. 2017. Sewage outburst triggers Trichodesmium bloom and enhance N2 fixation rates. Scientific Reports 7: 4367 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-04622-8.

Randall, J.E., Diamant, A. (2017) Examples of symbiosis in tropical marine fishes. J. Ocean Science Foundation, 26, 95115. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.579544.

Raz-Bahat, M., Douek, J., Moiseeva, E. , Peters, E., Rinkevich, B. 2017. The digestive system of a stony coral Stylophora pistillata. Cell and Tissue Research 368: 311323.

Reem, E., Douek, J., Paz, G. , Katzir, G., Rinkevich, B. 2017. Phylogenetics biogeography and population genetics of the ascidian Botryllus schlosseri in the Mediterranean Sea and beyond. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 107:221-231.

Reem E., Douek, J., Rinkevich, B. (in press). Ambiguities in the taxonomic assignment and species delineation of botryllid ascidians from the Israeli Mediterranean and other coastlines. Mitochondrial DNA Part A.

Rilov, G., Peleg, O., Yeruham, E., Garval, T., Vichik, A., Raveh, O. (in press). Alien turf: overfishing, overgrazing and invader domination on southeastern Levant reef ecosystems. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

Rinkevich, B. 2017. Rebutting the inclined analyses on the cost-effectiveness and feasibility of coral reef restoration. Ecological Applications 27, 1970-1973.

Rinkevich, B. 2017. Senescence in modular animals- botryllid ascidians as a unique aging system. In: Salguero-Gomez, R., Shefferson, R., Jones, O. (eds.). The Evolution of Senescence in the Tree of Life. Cambridge University press, pp: 220-237.

Robin A, Chavel P, Chemodanov A, Israel A , Golberg A. 2017. Diversity of monosaccharides in marine macroalgae from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea Algal Research. 28:118-127.

Schmid, M., Ostrovsky, I. , McGinnis, D.F. (2017). Role of gas ebullition in the methane budget of a deep subtropical lake: What can we learn from process-based modeling? Limnology and Oceanography, DOI: 10.1002/lno.10598.

Sela-Adler MS., Herut, B., Ronen, Z., Antler, G.R., Vigderovich, H., Eckert, W. and Sivan, O. (2017) Co-existence of methanogenesis and sulfate reduction with common substrates in sulfate-rich estuarine sediments. Frontiers in Microbiology. Vol.8, 766 DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00766.

Sela-Adler, M., Ronen, Z., Herut, B. , Antler, G., Vigderovich, H., Eckert, W. , Sivan, O. 2017. Co-existence of Methanogenesis and Sulfate Reduction with Common Substrates in Sulfate-Rich Estuarine Sediments. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8: 766. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00766.

Shefer, S., Israel, A. , Golberg, A., Chudnovsky, A. 2017. Carbohydrate-based phenotyping of the green macroalga Ulva fasciata using near infrared spectrometry: potential implications to marine biorefinary. Botanica Marina, 60(2). https://doi.org/10.1515/bot-2016-0039.

Shpigel, M., Guttman L. Shauli, L., Odintsov, V. , Harpaz, S., Ben-Ezra, D. 2017. Ulva lactuca from an Integrated Multi-Tropic Aquaculture (IMTA) biofilter system as a protein supplement in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) diet. Aquaculture ,481, 112-118.

Sisma-Ventura G. , Bialik M.O., Yam R., Herut B., Silverman J. 2017. PCO2 variability in the surface waters of the ultra-oligotrophic Levantine Sea: exploring the airsea CO2 ?uxes in a fast warming region. Marine Chemistry, in press.

Stelzenmuller, V.M., Coll, A.D., Mazaris, S., Giakoumi, S., Katsanevakis, M.E., Portman, R., Degen, P., Mackelworth, A., Gimpel, P.G., Albano, V., Almpanidou, J., Claudet, F., Essl, T., Evagelopoulos, J.J., Heymans, T., Genov, S., Kark, F., Micheli, M.G., Pennino, G., Rilov, B., Rumes, J., Steenbeek, H., Ojaveer. (in press). A risk-based approach to cumulative effect assessments for marine management. Science of the Total Environment 612:1132-1140.

Stern, N., Douek, J. , Goren, M., Rinkevich, B. 2017. With no gap to mind: A shallow genealogy within the worlds most widespread small pelagic fish. Ecography. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02755.

Stern, N., Paz, G., Yudkovsky, Y., Lubinevsky, H., Rinkevich, B. (2017) The arrival of a second Lessepsian sprinter? A first record of the red cornetfish Fistularia petimba in the Eastern Mediterranean. Mediterranean Marine Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.12681/mms.14144.

Sukenik, A., Viner-Mozzin Y. , Tavassi, M., and S. Nir. (2017) Removal of cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins from lake water by composites of bentonite with micelles of the cation octadecyltrimethyl ammonium (ODTMA). Water Research 120:165-173.

Titelboim, D. , Sadekov, A., Almogi-Labin, A., Herut, B. , Kucera, M., Schmidt, C., Hyams-Kaphzan, O. and Abramovich, S. 2017. Geochemical signatures of benthic foraminiferal shells from a heat-polluted shallow marine environment provide field evidence for growth and calcification under extreme warmth. Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13729.

Tsagaraki TM, Herut B,Rahav E, Berman Frank IR, Tsiola A, Tsapakis M, Giannakourou A, Gogou A, Panagiotopoulos C, Violaki K, Psarra S, Lagaria A, Christou ED, Papageorgiou N, Zervoudaki S, Puelles MLF de, Nikolioudakis N, Meador TB, Tanaka T, Pedrotti ML, Krom MD, Pitta P (2017) Atmospheric deposition effects on plankton communities in the eastern Mediterranean: a mesocosm experimental approach. Front Mar Sci 4:117.

Tsiola, A., Tsagaraki, T.M., Giannakourou, A., Niklolioudakis, N., Yucel, N., Herut, B. , Paraskevi, P. 2017. Bacterial Growth and Mortality after Deposition of Saharan Dust and Mixed Aerosols in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea: A Mesocosm Experiment. Frontiers in Marine Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2016.00281.

Tyuleneva, N., Braun, Y., Katz, T. , Suchkov, I., Goodman-tchernov, B., 2017. A new chalcolithic-era tsunami event identified in the offshore sedimentary record of Jisr al-Zarka (Israel). Mar. Geol. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2017.07.008.

Uzhanskii, E., Ostrovsky, I. , Katsnelson, B. (2017). Dynamics of the echo-reflecting layers in a deep lake: implementation of Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) for ecosystem analysis. In Proceedings of UACE2017, 4th Underwater Acoustics Conference and Exibition. 3rd to 8th September 2017, Skathos, Greece, 75-80. ISSN: 2408-0195.

Woolway, R. I., Carrea, L., Merchant, C. J., Dokulil, M., de Eyto, E., DeGasperi, C., ... & Rimmer, A. (2017). Lake surface temperature [in State of the Climate in 2016]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 98(8), 13-14.

Woolway, R. I., Verburg, P., Merchant, C. J., Lenters, J. D., Hamilton, D. P., Brookes, J., & Rimmer, A. (2017). Latitude and lake size are important predictors of over?lake atmospheric stability. Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 8875-8883.

Yahalomi, D., Haddas-Sasson, M., Rubinstein, N.D., Feldstein, T., Diamant, A. , Huchon, D. (2017). The multipartite mitochondrial genome of Enteromyxum leei (Myxozoa): eight fast evolving megacircles. Molecular Biology and. Evolution 34(7):15511556 doi:10.1093/molbev/msx072.

Youngs, M.K., Thompson A.F., Lazar, A. , and K.J. Richards (2017). ACC Meanders, energy transfer and mixed barotropic-baroclinic instability. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 47, 1291-1305.

Zemah Shamir, S., Peled, Y., Schechter, M., Rahav, E., Israel A. (in press). A New Perspective on Valuating Marine Climate Regulation: The Israeli Mediterranean as a Case Study. Ecosystem Services 29:83-90.

Zilberman, T., Gavrieli, I., Yechieli, Y., Gertman, I. , Katz, A. 2017. Constraints on evaporation and dilution of terminal, hypersaline lakes under negative water balance: the Dead Sea, Israel, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (2017), doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.08.040.

Zohary, T. (2018). The key roles of a monitoring program for lake restoration. Feature Box in Chap 1 In: Hamilton, D., Collier, K., Howard-Williams, C., Quinn, J. [eds] Lake Restoration Handbook: A New Zealand Perspective. Springer (in press).

Zohary, T., Fishbein, T., Shlichter, M. , Naseli-Flores, L. (2017). Larger cell or colony size in winter, smaller in summer a pattern shared by many species of Lake Kinneret phytoplankton. Inland Waters 7(2): 200-209.

Zupa, R., Rodriguez, C., Mylonas, C. C., Rosenfeld, H. , Fakriadis, I., Papadaki, M., Perez, J. A., Pousis, C., Basilone, G., Corriero, A. 2017. Comparative Study of Reproductive Development in Wild and Captive-Reared Greater AmberjackSeriola dumerili(Risso, 1810). PLoS ONE 12(1): e0169645. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0169645.

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