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Diaz-Morales, D.M., Bommarito, C., Vajedsamiei, J., Grabner, D.S., Rilov, G., Wahl, M. & Sures, B. (2022) Heat sensitivity of first host and cercariae may restrict parasite transmission in a warming seay, Scientific Reports 12, 1174


Baetz, N., Rothe, L.E., Wirzberger, V., Sures, B., Schmidt, T. & Tuerk, J. (2021) High-Performance Thin-Layer Chromatography in Combination with a Yeast-Based Multi-Effect Bioassay to Determine Endocrine Effects in Environmental Samples. Analytical Bioanalytical Chemistry 413, 1321-1335

Díaz-Morales, D.M., Erasmus, J.H., Bosch, S., Nachev, M., Smit, N.J., Zimmermann, S., Wepener, V. & Sures, B. (2021) Metal contamination and toxicity of soils and river sediments from the world’s largest platinum mining area. Environmental Pollution 286, 117284.

Erasmus, A., Smit, N.J., Zimmermann, S., Nachev, M., Sures, B. & Wepener, V. (2021) Metal and metalloid concentrations in the southern African endemic inter- and infratidal super klipfish, Clinus superciliosus, from the west and south coasts of South Africa. Marine Pollution Bulletin 172: 112852.

Erasmus, J.H., Lorenz, A.W., Zimmermann, S., Wepener, V., Sures, B., Smit, N.J. & Malherbe, W. (2021) A diversity and functional approach to evaluate the macroinvertebrate responses to multiple stressors in a small subtropical austral river. Ecological Indicators 131, 108206.

Grant, D.M., Brodnicke, O.B., Evankow, A.M., Ferreira, A.O., Fontes, J.T., Hansen, A.K., Jensen, M.R., Kalayci, T.E., Leeper, A., Patil, S.K., Prati,S., Reunamo, A., Roberts, A.J., Shigdel, R., Tyukosova, V., Bendiksby,M., Blaalid, R., Costa,F.O., Hollingsworth,P.M., Stur,E. & Ekrem, T. (2021) The Future of DNA Barcoding: Reflections from Early Career Researchers, Diversity 13, 313

Honka, K.I. & Sures, B. (2021) Mutual adaptations between hosts and parasites determine stress levels in eels

Kaijser, W., Lorenz, A.W., Birk, S. & Hering, D. (2021) The interplay of nutrients, dissolved inorganic carbon and algae in determining macrophyte occurrences in rivers. Science of the Total Environment, 781, 146728

Kail, J., Palt, M., Lorenz, A. & Hering, D. (2021) Woody buffer effects on water temperature: The role of spatial configuration and daily temperature fluctuations. Hydrological Processes, 35:e14008

Kaiser, N. N., Ghermandi, A., Feld, C. K., Hershkovitz, Y., Palt, M. & Stoll, S. (2021) Societal benefits of river restoration–Implications from social media analysis. Ecosystem Services, 50, 101317

Labuschagne, M., Zimmermann, S., Smit, N.J., Erasmus, J.H., Nachev, M., Sures, B. & Wepener, V. (2021) Laboratory and field studies on the use of artificial mussels as a monitoring tool of platinum exposure in the freshwater environment. Environmental Science Europe 33, 16.

Le Gall, M., Palt, M., Kail, J., Hering, D. & Piffady, J. (2021) Woody riparian buffers have indirect effects on macroinvertebrate assemblages of French rivers, but land use effects are much stronger. Journal of Applied Ecology, 00, 1-11.

Le, T., Grabner, D., Nachev, M., García, M. R., Balsa-Canto, E., Peijnenburg, W., Hendriks, A. J. & Sures, B. (2021) Development of a toxicokinetic-toxicodynamic model simulating chronic copper toxicity to the Zebra mussel based on subcellular fractionation. Aquatic Toxicology, 241, 106015.

Le, T., Grabner, D., Nachev, M., Peijnenburg, W., Hendriks, A. J. & Sures, B. (2021) Modelling copper toxicokinetics in the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, under chronic exposures at various pH and sodium concentrations. Chemosphere, 267, 129278.

Le, T., Nachev, M., Grabner, D., Garcia, M. R., Balsa-Canto, E., Hendriks, A. J., Peijnenburg, W. & Sures, B. (2021) Modelling chronic toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics of copper in mussels considering ionoregulatory homeostasis and oxidative stress. Environmental pollution, 287, 117645.

Le, T., Nachev, M., Grabner, D., Hendriks, A. J., Peijnenburg, W. & Sures, B. (2021) Delineation of the exposure-response causality chain of chronic copper toxicity to the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, with a TK-TD model based on concepts of biotic ligand model and subcellular metal partitioning model. Chemosphere, 286(Pt 3), 131930.

Leitner, P., Borgwarth, F., Birk, S. & Graf, W. (2021) Multiple stressor effects on benthic macroinvertebrates in very large European rivers – A typology-based evaluation of faunal responses as a basis for future bioassessment. Science of the Total Environment, 756, 143472

Lemm, J.U., Venohr, M., Globevnik, L., Stefanidis, K., Panagopoulos, Y., van Gils, J., Posthuma, L., Kristensen, P., Feld, C.K., Mahnkopf, J., Hering, D. & Birk, S. (2021) Multiple stressors determine river ecological status at the European scale: Towards an integrated understanding of river status deterioration. Global Change Biology, 27, 1962-1975

Palt, M., Le Gall, M., Piffady, J., Hering, D. & Kail, J. (2021) A metric-based analysis on the effects of riparian and catchment landuse on macroinvertebrates. Science of The Total Environment, 151590

Perujo, N., Brink, P.J. Van Den, Segner, H., Mantyka-Pringle, C., Sabater, S., Birk, S., Bruder, A., Romero, F. & Acuña, V. (2021) A guideline to frame stressor effects in freshwater ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment, 777, 146112

Poikane, S., Várbiró, G., Kelly, M.G., Birk, S. & Phillips, G. (2021) Estimating river nutrient concentrations consistent with good ecological condition: More stringent nutrient thresholds needed. Ecological Indicators, 121, 107017

Rothe, L. E., Löffler, F., Gerhardt, A., Feld, C. F., Stift, R., Weyand, M., Grabner, D. & Sures, B. (2021) Ecotoxicological effects of conventionally treated and ozonated wastewater containing micropollutants on survival, physiology, morphology, and behavior of larval zebrafish (Danio rerio). Environmental Pollution 268, 117241

Rothe, L.E., Botha, T.L., Feld, C.K., Weyand, M., Zimmermann, S., Smit, N.J., Wepener, V. & Sures, B. (2021) Effects of conventionally-treated and ozonated wastewater on mortality, physiology, body length, and behavior of embryonic and larval zebrafish (Danio rerio). Environmental Pollution 286, 117241.

Schwelm, J., Georgieva, S., Grabner, D., Kostadinova, A. & Sures, B. (2021) Molecular and morphological characterisation of Diplostomum phoxini (Faust, 1918) with a revised classification and an updated nomenclature of the species-level lineages of Diplostomum (Digenea: Diplostomidae) sequenced worldwide. Parasitology, 148(13), 1648-1664 https://doi: 10.1017/S0031182021001372

Schwelm, J., Georgieva, S., Grabner, D., Kostadinova, A. & Sures, B. (2021) Molecular and morphological characterisation of Diplostomum phoxini (Faust, 1918) with a revised classification and an updated nomenclature of the species-level lineages of Diplostomum (Digenea: Diplostomidae) sequenced worldwide. Parasitology, 148(13), 1648-1664.

Schwelm, J., Selbach, C., Kremers, J. & Sures, B. (2021) Rare inventory of trematode diversity in a protected natural reserve, Scientific Reports 11, 22066

Spears, B.M., Chapman, D.S., Carvalho, L., Feld, C.K., Gessner, M.O., Piggott, J.J., Banin, L.F., Gutiérrez-Cánovas, C., Lyche, A., Richardson, J.A., Schinegger, R., Segurado, P., Thackeray, S.J. & Birk, S. (2021) Making waves. Bridging theory and practice towards multiple stressor management in freshwater ecosystems. Water Research 196, 116981

Vermaat, J. E., Palt, M., Piffady, J., Putnins, A. & Kail, J. (2021) The effect of riparian woodland cover on ecosystem service delivery by river floodplains: a scenario assessment. Ecosphere, 12(8), e03716.

Vivas Muñoz, J.C., Feld, C.K., Hilt, S., Manfrin, A., Nachev, M., Köster, D., Jochmann, M.A., Schmidt, T.C., Sures, B., Ziková, A. & Knopf, K. (2021) Eye fluke infection changes diet composition in juvenile European perch (Perca fluviatilis). Scientific Reports, 11, 3440

Zajicek, P., Welti, E.A.R., Baker, N.J., Januschke, K., Brauner, O. & P. Haase (2021) Long?term data reveal unimodal responses of ground beetle abundance to precipitation and land use but no changes in taxonomic and functional diversity. Scientific reports 11: 17468.


Birk, S., Chapman, D., Carvalho, L., Spears, B.M., Andersen, H.E., Argillier, C., Auer, S., Baattrup-Pedersen, A., Banin, L., Beklioglu, M., Bondar-Kunze, E., Borja, A., Branco, P., Bucak, T., Buijse, A.D., Cardoso, A.C., Couture, R., Cremona, F., de Zwart, D., Feld, C., Ferreira, M.T., Feuchtmayr, H., Gessner, M., Gieswein, A., Globevnik, L., Graeber, D., Graf, W., Gutierrez-Canovas, C., Hanganu, J., Isk?n, U., Järvinen, M., Jeppesen, E., Kotamäki, N., Kuijper, M., Lemm, J.U., Lu, S., Lyche Solheim, A., Mischke, U., Moe, J., Noges, P., Noges, T., Ormerod, S., Panagopoulos, Y., Phiilips, G., Posthuma, L., Pouso, S., Prudhomme, C., Rankinen, K., Rasmussen, J.J., Richardson, J., Sagouis, A., Santos, J.M., Schäfer, R.B., Schinegger, R., Schmutz, S., Schneider, S.C., Schülting, L., Segurado, P., Stefanidis, K., Sures, B., Thackeray, S., Turunen, J., Uyarra, M.C., Venohr, M., von der Ohe, P., Willby, N. & Hering, D. (2020) Impacts of multiple stressors on freshwater biota across spatial scales and ecosystems, Nature Ecology & Evolution, 4, 1060-1068

Born-Torrijos, A., Paterson, R.A., van Beest, G.S., Schwelm, J., Vyhlídalová, T., Henriksen, E.H., Knudsen, R., Kristoffersen, R., Amundsen, P.A. & Soldánová, M. (2020) Temperature does not influence functional response of amphipods consuming different trematode prey, 119, 4271-4276

Dumeier, A.C., Lorenz, A.W. & Kiel, E. (2020) Active reintroduction of benthic invertebrates to increase stream biodiversity. Limnologica 80

Erasmus, J.H., Malherbe, W., Zimmermann, S., Lorenz, A.W., Nachev, M., Wepener, V., Sures, B. & Smit, N.J. (2020) Metal accumulation in riverine macroinvertebrates from a platinum mining region. Science of The Total Environment, 703, 134738.

Erasmus, J.H., Wepener, V., Nachev, M., Zimmermann, S., Malherbe, W., Sures, B. & Smit, N.J. (2020) The role of fish helminth parasites in monitoring metal pollution in aquatic ecosystems: a case study in the world’s most productive platinum mining region. Parasitology Research, 119, 2783-2798

Feld, C.K., Saeedghalati, M. & Hering, D. (2020) A framework to diagnose the causes of river ecosystem deterioration using biological symptoms. Journal of Applied Ecology, 57, 2271-2284.

Gericke, A., Nguyen, H.H., Fischer, P., Kail, J. & Venohr, M. (2020) Deriving a Bayesian Network to assess the retention efficacy of riparian buffer zones. Water, 12, 617

Giari, L., Fano, E.A., Castaldelli, G., Grabner, D. & Sures, B. (2020) The ecological importance of amphipod–parasite associations for aquatic ecosystems. Water, 12(9), 2429.

Gilbert, B.M., Nachev, M., Jochmann, M.A., Schmidt, T.C., Köster, D., Sures, B. & Avenant-Oldewage, A. (2020) You are how you eat: differences in trophic position of two parasite species infecting a single host according to stable isotopes. Parasitology Research

Kahlert, M., Eilola, K., Mack, L., Meissner, K., Sandin, L., Strömberg, H., Uusitalo, L., Viktorsson, L. & Liess, A. (2020) Gaps in current Baltic Sea environmental monitoring - Science versus management perspectives. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 160, 111669.

Kaiser, N.N., Feld, C.K. & Stoll, S. (2020) Does river restoration increase ecosystem services? Ecosystem Services, 46, 101206

Kakouei, K., Domisch, S., Kiesel, J., Kail, J. & Jähnig, S.C. (2020) Climate model variability leads to uncertain predictions of the future abundance of stream macroinvertebrates. Scientific Reports, 10, 2520

Kupilas, B., McKie, B.G., Januschke, K., Friberg, N. & Hering, D. (2020) Stable isotope analysis indicates positive effects of river restoration on aquatic-terrestrial linkages. Ecological Indicators 113, 106242.

Le, T.T.Y., García, M.R., Grabner, D., Nachev, M., Balsa-Canto, E., Hendriks, A.J., Zimmermann, S. & Sures, B. (2020) Mechanistic simulation of bioconcentration kinetics of waterborne Cd, Ag, Pd, and Pt in the zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha. Chemosphere, 242, 124967.

Lorenz, A.W. (2020) Continuous riverine biodiversity changes in a 10-years-post-restoration-study—Impacts and pitfalls. River Research and Applications.

Mack, L., Attila, J., Aylagas, E., Beermann, A., Borja, A., Hering, D., Kahlert, M., Leese, F., Lenz, R., Lehtiniemi, M., Liess, A., Lips, U., Mattila, O.-P., Meissner, K., Pyhälahti, T., Setälä, O., Strehse, J. S., Uusitalo, L., Willstrand Wranne, A. & Birk, S. (2020) A synthesis of marine monitoring methods with the potential to enhance the status assessment of the Baltic Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 552047

Manfrin, A., Bunzel-Drüke, M., Lorenz, A. W., Maire, A., Scharf, M., Zimball, O. & Stoll, S. (2020) The effect of lateral connectedness on the taxonomic and functionalstructure of fish communities in a lowland river floodplain. Science of the Total Environment 719

Poikane, S., Salas Herrero, F., Kelly, M.G., Borja, A., Birk, S. & van de Bund, W. (2020) European aquatic ecological assessment methods: A critical review of their sensitivity to key pressures. Science of the Total Environment, 740, 140075

Posthuma, L., Zijp, M.C., De Zwart, D., Van de Meent, D., Globevnik, L., Koprivsek, M., Focks, A., Van Gils, J. & Birk, S. (2020) Chemical pollution imposes limitations to the ecological status of European surface waters. Scientific Reports, 10, 14825

Schmidt, H., Radinger, J., Teschlade, D. & Stoll, S. (2020) The role of spatial units in modelling freshwater fish distributions: Comparing a subcatchment and river network approach using maxent. Ecological Modelling, 418, 108937

Schwelm, J., Kudlai, O., Smit, N., Selbach, C. & Sures, B. (2020) High parasite diversity in a neglected host: Larval trematodes of Bithynia tentaculata in Central Europe. Journal of Helminthology, 94, E120.

Selbach, C., Soldánová, M., Feld, C.K., Kostadinova, A. & Sures, B. (2020) Hidden parasite diversity in a European freshwater system. Scientific Reports 10, 2694.


Atkinson, S.D., Hallett, S.L., Díaz-Morales, D., Bartholomew, J.L. & De Buron, I. (2019) First Myxozoan Infection (Cnidaria: Myxosporea) in a Marine Polychaete from North America and Erection of Actinospore Collective Group Saccimyxon. Journal of Parasitology, 105(2) 252-262

Beisser, D., Bock, V., Hahn, M.W., Vos, M., Sures, B., Rahmann, S. & Boenigk, J. (2019) Interaction-specific changes in the transcriptome of Polynucleobacter asymbioticus caused by varying protistan communities. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10, 1498.

Binder, T., Sandmann, A., Sures, B., Friege, G., Theyßen, H. & Schmiemann, P. (2019) Assessing prior knowledge types as predictors of academic achievement in the introductory phase of biology and physics study programmes using logistic regression. International Journal of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education, 6, 33.

Bock, C., Zimmermann, S., Beisser, D., Dinglinger, S.-M., Engelskirchen, S., Giesemann, P., Klink, S., Olefeld, J.L., Rahmann, S., Vos, M., Boenigk, J. & Sures, B. (2019) Silver stress differentially affects growth of phototrophic and heterotrophic chrysomonad flagellate populations. Environmental Pollution, 244, 314-322.

Borgwardt, F., Leitner, P., Graf, W. & Birk, S. (2019) Ex uno plures – defining different types of very large rivers in Europe to foster solid aquatic bio-assessment. Ecological Indicators, 107, 105599.

Brack, W., Aissa, S.A., Backhaus, T., Birk, S., Barceló, D., Burgess, R., Cousins, I., Dulio, V., Escher, B.I., Focks, A., Gils, J. Van, Ginebreda, A., Hering, D., Hewitt, L.M., Hilscherová, K., Hollender, J., Hollert, H., Köck, M., Kortenkamp, A., López de Alda, M., Müller, C., Posthuma, L., Schüürmann, G., Schymanski, E., Segner, H., Sleeuwaert, F., Slobodnik, J., Teodorovic, I., Umbuzeiro, G., Voulvoulis, N., van Wezel, A.P. & Altenburger, R. (2019) Strengthen the European collaborative environmental research to meet European policy goals for achieving a sustainable, non toxic environment. Environmental Sciences Europe, 31, 1-9.

Brack, W., Ait-Aissa, S., Altenburger, R., Cousins, I., Dulio, V., Escher, B., Focks, A., Ginebreda, A., Hering, D., Hilscherova, K., Hollender, J., Hollert, H., Kortenkamp, A., de Alda, M.L., Posthuma, L., Schymanski, E., Segner, H. & Slobodnik, J. (2019) Let us empower the WFD to prevent risks of chemical pollution in European rivers and lakes. Environmental Sciences Europe, 31, 47.

Brand, S.J., Erasmus, J.H., Labuschagne, M., Grabner, D., Nachev, M., Zimmermann, S., Wepener, V., Smit, N. & Sures, B. (2019) Bioaccumulation and metal-associated biomarker responses in a freshwater mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, following short-term platinum exposure. Environmental Pollution, 246, 69-78.

Buchner, D., Beermann, A.J., Laini, A., Rolauffs, P., Vitecek, S., Hering, D. & Leese, F. (2019) Analysis of 13,312 benthic invertebrate samples from German streams reveals minor deviations in ecological status class between abundance and presence/absence data. PlosOne, 0226547.

Carvalho, L., Mackay, E.B., Cardoso, A.C., Baattrup-Pedersen, A., Birk, S., Blackstock, K.L., Borics, G., Borja, A., Feld, C.K., Ferreira, M.T., Globevnik, L., Grizzetti, B., Hendry, S., Hering, D., Kelly, M., Langaas, S., Meissner, K., Panagopoulos, Y., Penning, E., Rouillard, J., Sabater, S., Schmedtje, U., Spears, B.S., Venohr, M., van de Bund, W. & Lyche Solheim, A. (2019) Protecting and restoring Europe's waters: an analysis of the future development needs of the Water Framework Directive. Science of the Total Environment, 658, 1228-1238.

Coger, V., Million, N., Rehbock, C., Sures, B., Nachev, M., Barcikowski, S., Wistuba, N., Strauß, S. & Vogt, P.M. (2019) Tissue concentrations of zinc, iron, copper, and magnesium during the phases of full thickness wound healing in a rodent model. Biological Trace Element Research, 191 (1), 167-176.

Erasmus, J.H., Malherbe, W., Gerber, R., Weyl, O.L.F., Sures, B., Wepener, V. & Smit, N.J. (2019) First record of Labeo capensis (Smith, 1841) in the Crocodile River (West) system: another successful non-native freshwater fish introduction in South Africa. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 44, 177-181.

Gieswein, A., Hering, D. & Lorenz, A.W. (2019) Development and validation of a macroinvertebrate-based biomonitoring tool to assess fine sediment impact in small mountain streams. Science of the Total Environment, 652, 1290-1301.

Grabner, D. & Sures, B. (2019) Amphipod parasites may bias results of ecotoxicological research. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 136(1), 123-134.

Grabner, D., Doliwa, A., Bulantová, J., Horák, P. & Sures, B. (2019) Morphological comparison of genetically differentiated Polymorphus cf. minutus types. Parasitology Research, 119, 153-163.

Haase, P., Pilotto, F., Li, F., Sundermann, A., Lorenz, A.W., Tonkin, J.D. & Stoll, S. (2019) Moderate warming over the past 25 years has already reorganized stream invertebrate communities. Science of The Total Environment, 658, 1531-1538.

Hohenadler, M.A.A., Honka, K.I., Emde, S., Klimpel, S. & Sures, B. (2019) Does the interaction between the two non-indigenous parasites Anguillicola crassus and Pomphorhynchus laevis provide first evidence for a possible invasional meltdown among invasive fish parasites? Scientific Reports 8, 15085.

Hohenadler, M.A.A., Nachev, M., Freese, M., Pohlmann, J.D., Hanel, R. & Sures, B. (2019) How Ponto-Caspian invaders affect local parasite communities of native fish. Parasitology Research, 118 (9), 2543-2555.

Iversen, L.L., Winkel, A., Hinke, A.B., Alahuhta, J., Birk, S., Brodersen, P., Chambers, P.A., Ecke, F., Feldmann, T., Gebler, D., Heino, J., Jespersen, T.S., Moe, S.J., Riis, T., Sass, L., Vestergaard, O., Maberly, S.C. & Pedersen, O. (2019) Catchment properties and the photosynthetic trait composition of freshwater plant communities. Science, 366, 878-881.

Jachertz, H., Januschke, K. & Hering, D. (2019) The role of large-scale descriptors and morphological status in shaping ground beetle (Carabidae) assemblages of floodplains in Germany. Ecological Indicators, 103, 124-133.

Jähnig, S., Monaghan, M. & Hering, D. (2019) In-depth approach to river management. Nature, 572, 32.

Kaijser, W., Kosten, S. & Hering, D. (2019) Salinity tolerance of aquatic plants indicated by monitoring data from the Netherlands. Aquatic Botany 158

Kelly, M.G., Chiriac, G., Soare-Minea, A., Hamchevici, C. & Birk, S. (2019) Defining ecological status of phytobenthos in very large rivers: a case study in practical implementation of the Water Framework Directive in Romania. Hydrobiologia 828, 353-367.

Koch, C. & Sures, B. (2019) Degradation of brominated polymeric flame retardants and effects of generated decomposition products. Chemosphere, 227, 329-333.

Koch, C. & Sures, B. (2019) Ecotoxicological characterization of possible degradation products of the polymeric flame retardant “Polymeric FR” using algae and daphnia OECD tests. Science of The Total Environment, 656, 101-107.

Koch, C., Nachev, M., Klein, J., Köster, D., Schmitz, O.J., Schmidt, T.C. & Sures, B. (2019) Degradation of the polymeric brominated flame retardant "polymeric FR" by heat and UV exposure. Environmental Science and Technology, 53 (3), 1453-1462.

Kärcher, O., Hering, D., Frank, K. & Bretthauer-Markovic, D. (2019) Freshwater Species Distributions along Thermal Gradients. Ecology and Evolution, 9, 111-124.

Labuschagne, M., Wepener, V., Nachev, M., Zimmermann, S., Sures, B. & Smit, N.J. (2019) The Application of Artificial Mussels in Conjunction with Transplanted Bivalves to Assess Elemental Exposure in a Platinum Mining Area. Water 12, 32.

Lemm, J.U., Feld, C.K. & Birk, S. (2019) Diagnosing the causes of river deterioration using stressor-specific metrics. Science of The Total Environment, 651, 1105-1113.

Lyche Solheim, A., Globevnik, L., Austnes, K., Kristensen, P., Moe, S.J., Persson, J., Phillips, G., Poikane, S., van de Bund, W. & Birk, S. (2019) A new broad typology for rivers and lakes in Europe: Development and application for large-scale environmental assessments. Science of the Total Environment, 697, 134043.

Mack, L., Andersen, H.E., Beklioglu, M., Bucak, T., Couture, R.M., Cremona, F., Ferreira, M.T., Hutchins, M.G., Mischke, U., Molina-Navarro, E., Rankinen, K., Venohr, M. & Birk, S. (2019) The future depends on what we do today - Projecting Europe's surface water quality into three different future scenarios. Science of The Total Environment, 668, 470-484.

Manfrin, A., Teurlincx, S., Lorenz, A. W., Haase, P., Marttila, M., Syrjänen, J. T., Gregor, T. & Stoll, S. (2019) Effect of river restoration on life-history strategies in fish communities. Science of The Total Environment, 663, 486-495.

Meißner, T., Sures, B. & Feld, C.K. (2019) Multiple stressors and the role of hydrology on benthic invertebrates in mountainous streams. Science of the Total Environment, 663, 841-851.

Otano-Cruz, A., Montanez-Acuna, A.A., García-Rodriguez, N.M., Diaz-Morales, D.M., Benson, E., Cuevas, E., Ortiz-Zayas, J. & Hernandez-Delgado, E.A. (2019) Caribbean Near-Shore Coral Reefs Benthic Community Response to Changes on Sedimentation Dynamics and Environmental Conditions, Frontiers in Marine Science, 6:551

Pérez-del-Olmo, A., Nachev, M., Zimmermann, S., Fernández, M. & Sures, B. (2019) Medium-term dynamics of element concentrations in a sparid fish and its isopod parasite after the Prestige oil-spill: Shifting baselines? Science of The Total Environment, 686, 648-656.

Poikane, S., Phillips, G., Birk, S., Free, G., Kelly, M.G. & Willby, N.J. (2019) Deriving nutrient criteria to support "good" ecological status in European lakes: An empirically based approach to linking ecology and management. Science of the Total Environment, 650, 2074-2084.

Posthuma, L., Brack, W., Gils, J. Van, Focks, A., Müller, C., de Zwart, D. & Birk, S. (2019) Mixtures of chemicals are important drivers of impacts on ecological status in European surface waters. Environmental Sciences Europe, 31, 71-78.

Riegels, N., Lynggaard-Jensen, A., Krogsgaard Jensen, J., Gerner, N.V., Anzaldua, G., Mark, O., Butts, M. & Birk, S. (2019) Making the ecosystem services approach operational: A case study application to the Aarhus River, Denmark. Science of the Total Environment, in print

Schertzinger, G., Itzel, F., Kerstein, J., Türk, J., Schmidt, T.C. & Sures, B. (2019) Accumulation pattern and possible adverse effects of organic pollutants in sediments downstream of combined sewer overflows. Science of the Total Environment 675, 295-304.

Schertzinger, G., Zimmermann, S. & Sures, B. (2019) Predicted sediment toxicity downstream of combined sewer overflows corresponds with effects measured in two sediment contact bioassays. Environmental Pollution, 248, 782-791.

Schmidt-Kloiber, A., Bremerich, V., De Wever, A., Jähnig, S.C., Martens, K., Strackbein, J., Tockner, K. & Hering, D. (2019) The Freshwater Information Platform: a global online network providing data, tools and resources for science and policy support. Hydrobiologia, 838, 1-11.

Schneider, S.C., Sample, J.E., Moe, J.S., Petrin, Z., Meissner, T. & Hering, D. (2019) Unravelling the effect of flow regime on macroinvertebrates and benthic algae in regulated versus unregulated streams. Ecohydrology, 11, UNSP e1996.

Schuler, M.S., Cañedo-Argüelles, M., Hintz, W.D., Dyack, B., Birk, S. & Relyea, R.A. (2019) Regulations are needed to protect freshwater ecosystems from salinization. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci., 374 (1764), pii: 20180019.

Sures, B., Nachev, M., Gilbert, B.M., Dos Santos, Q.M., Jochmann, M.A., Köster, D., Schmidt, T.C. & Avenant-Oldewage, A. (2019) The monogenean Paradiplozoon ichthyoxanthon behaves like a micropredator on two of its hosts, as indicated by stable isotopes. Journal of Helminthology, 93 (1), 71-75.


Anzaldua, G., Gerner, N. V., Lago, M., Abhold, K., Hinzmann, M., Beyer, S., Winking, C., Riegels, N., Krogsgaard Jensen, J., Termes, M., Amorós, J., Wencki, K., Strehl, C., Ugarelli, R., Hasenheit, M., Nafo, I., Hernandez, M., Vilanova, E., Damman, S., Brouwer, S., Rouillard, J., Schwesig, D. & Birk, S. (2018) Getting into the water with the Ecosystem Services Approach: The DESSIN ESS evaluation framework. Ecosystem Services, 30, 318-326.

Aschonitis, V.G., Gavioli, A., Lanzoni, M., Fano, E.A., Feld, C.K. & Castaldelli, G. (2018) Proposing priorities of intervention for the recovery of native fish populations using hierarchical ranking of environmental and exotic species impact. Journal of Environmental Management, 210, 36-50.

Bechter, T., Baumann, K., Birk, S., Bolik, F., Graf, W. & Pletterbauer, F. (2018) LaRiMo - A simple and efficient GIS-based approach for large-scale morphological assessment of large European rivers. Science of the Total Environment, 628-629, 1191-1199.

Belletti, B., Nardi, L., Rinaldi, M., Poppe, M., Brabec, K., Bussettini, M., Comiti, F., Gielczewski, M., Golfieri, B., Hellsten, S., Kail, J., Marchese, E., Marcinkowski, P., Okruszko, T., Paillex, A., Schirmer, M., Stelmasczczyk, M. & Surian, N. (2018) Assessing restoration effects on river hydromorphology using the process-based Morphological Quality Index in eight European river reaches. Environmental Management, 61, 69-84.

Brunzel, S., Kellermann, J., Nachev, M., Sures, B. & Hering, D. (2018) Energy crop production in an urban area: a comparison of habitat types and land use forms targeting economic benefits and impact on species diversity. Urban Ecosystems, 21, 615-623.

Doñate-Buendía, C., Frömel, F., Wilms, M.B., Streubel, R., Tenkamp, J., Hupfeld, T., Nachev, M., Gökce, E., Weisheit, A., Barcikowski, S., Walther, F., Schleifenbaum, J.H. & Gökce, B. (2018) Oxide dispersion-strengthened alloys generated by laser metal deposition of laser-generated nanoparticle-metal powder composites. Materials and Design, 154, 360-369.

Duerregger, A., Pander, J., Palt, M., Mueller, M., Nagel, C. & Geist, J. (2018) The importance of stream interstitial conditions for the early-life-stage development of the European nase (Chondrostoma nasus L.). Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 27(4), 920-932.

Feld, C.K., Fernandes, M.R., Ferreira, M.T., Hering, D., Ormerod, S.J., Venohr, M. & Gutierrez-Canovas, C. (2018) Evaluating riparian solutions to multiple stressor problems in river ecosystems - A conceptual study. Water Research, 139, 381-394.

Gerner, N. V., Nafo, I., Winking, C., Wencki, K., Strehl, C., Wortberg, T., Niemann, A., Anzaldua, G., Lago, M. & Birk, S. (2018) Large-scale river restoration pays off: A case study of ecosystem service valuation for the Emscher restoration generation project. Ecosystem Services, 30, 327-338.

Grubisic, M., van Grunsven, R. H. A., Kyba, C. M., Manfrin, A. & Hölker, F. (2018) Insect declines and agroecosystems: does light pollution matter? Annals of Applied Biology, 173, 180-189.

Hering, D., Borja, A., Jones, I.J., Pont, D., Boets, P., Bouchez, A., Bruce, K. Drakare, S. Hänfling, B., Kahlert, M., Leese, F., Meissner, K., Mergen, P., Reyjol, Y., Segurado, P., Vogler, A. & Kelly, M. (2018) Implementation options for DNA-based identification into ecological status assessment under the European Water Framework Directive. Water Research, 138, 192-205.

Hohenadler, M. A. A., Honka, K. I., Emde, S., Klimpel, S. & Sures, B. (2018) First evidence for a possible invasional meltdown among invasive fish parasites. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 1-5 https://10.1038/s41598-018-33445-4

Hohenadler, M.A.A., Nachev, M., Thielen, F., Taraschewski, H., Grabner, D. & Sures, B. (2018) Pomphorhynchus laevis: An invasive species in the river Rhine? Biological Invasions, 20(1), 207-217.

Jourdan, J., Plath, M., Tonkin, J.D., Ceylan, M., Dumeier, A.C., Gellert, G., Graf, W., Hawkins, C.P., Kiel, E., Lorenz, A.W., Matthaei, C.D., Verdonschot, P.F., Verdonschot, R.C. & Haase, P. (2018) Reintroduction of freshwater macroinvertebrates: challenges and opportunities. Biological Reviews, 94, 368-387.

Knoop O., Woermann, M., Lutze, H.V., Sures, B. & Schmidt, T.C. (2018) Ecotoxicological effects prior to and after the ozonation of Tamoxifen. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 358, 286-293.

Koch, C. & Sures, B. (2018) Environmental concentrations and toxicology of 2,4,6-Tribromophenol (TBP). Environmental Pollution, 233, 706-713.

Kresmann, S., Arokia, A.H.R., Koch, C. & Sures, B. (2018) Ecotoxicological potential of the biocides terbutryn, octhilinone and methylisothiazolinone: Underestimated risk from biocidal pathways? Science of the Total Environment, 625, 900-908.

Lazaridou, M., Ntislidou, C., Karaouzas, I., Skoulikidis, N. & Birk, S. (2018) Harmonization of the assessment method for classifying the ecological quality status of very large Greek rivers. Knowl. Manag. Aquat. Ecosyst. 419, 50.

Le, T.T.Y., García, M.R., Nachev, M., Grabner, D., Balsa-Canto, E., Hendriks, J. & Sures, B. (2018) Development of a PBPK model for metal accumulation in fish infected with acanthocephalan parasites. Environmental Science & Technology, 52(21), 12514-12525.

Lorenz, A.W., Haase, P., Januschke, K., Sundermann, A. & Hering, D. (2018) Revisiting restored river reaches - Assessing change of aquatic and riparian communities after five years. Science of the Total Environment, 613-614, 1185-1195.

Manfrin A., Larsen, S., Scalici, M., Wuertz, S. & Monaghan, M. T. (2018) Stress response of Chironomus riparius to changes in water temperature and oxygen concentration in a lowland stream. Ecological Indicators, 95, 720-725.

Manfrin, A., Lehmann, D., van Grunsven, R. H. A., Larsen, S., Syväranta, J., Wharton, G., Voigt, C. C., Monaghan, M. T. & Hölker, F. (2018) Dietary changes in predators and scavengers in a nocturnally illuminated riparian ecosystem. Oikos, 127, 960-969.

Meißner, T., Schütt, M., Sures, B. & Feld, C.K. (2018) Riverine regime shifts through reservoir dams reveal options for ecological management. Ecological Applications, 28, 1897-1908.

Pilotto, F., Tonkin, J.D., Januschke, K., Lorenz, A.W., Jourdan, J., Sundermann, A., Hering, D., Stoll, S. & Haase, P. (2018) Diverging response patterns of terrestrial and aquatic species to hydromorphological restoration. Conservation Biology, 33, 132-141.

Ribeiro, A.R., Sures, B. & Schmidt, T.C. (2018) Ecotoxicity of the two veterinarian antibiotics ceftiofur and cefapirin before and after photo-transformation. Science of the Total Environment, 619-620, 866-873.

Ribeiro, A.R., Sures, B. & Schmidt, T.C. (2018) Cephalosporin antibiotics in the aquatic environment: A critical review of occurrence, fate, ecotoxicity and removal technologies. Environmental Pollution, 241, 1153-1166.

Schertzinger, G., Ruchter, N. & Sures, B. (2018) Metal accumulation in sediments and amphipods downstream of combined sewer overflows. Science of the Total Environment, 616-617, 1199-1207.

Schneider, S.C., Sample, J.E., Moe, J.S., Petrin, Z., Meissner, T. & Hering, D. (2018) Unravelling the effect of flow regime on macroinvertebrates and benthic algae in regulated versus unregulated streams. Ecohydrology, 11, UNSP e1996.

Schwelm, J., Soldánová, M., Vyhlídalová, T., Sures, B. & Selbach, C. (2018) Small but diverse: larval trematode communities in the small freshwater planorbids Gyraulus albus and Segmentina nitida (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) from the Ruhr River, Germany. Parasitology Research 117, 241-255

Schülting, L., Feld, C.K., Zeiringer, B., Hu?ek, H. & Graf, W. (2018) Macroinvertebrate drift response to hydropeaking: An experimental approach to assess the effect of varying ramping velocities. Ecohydrology, 12, e2032.

Zimmermann, S. & Sures, B. (2018) Lessons learned from studies with the freshwater mussel Dreissena polymorpha exposed to platinum, palladium and rhodium. Science of the Total Environment, 615, 1396-1405.

Zittel, M., Grabner, D., Wlecklik, A., Sures, B., Leese, F., Taraschewski, H. & Weigand, A.M. (2018) Cryptic species and their utilization of indigenous and non-indigenous intermediate hosts in the acanthocephalan Polymorphus minutus sensu lato (Polymorphidae). Parasitology, 145(11), 1421-1429.


Beermann, A., Lorenz, A.W., Leese, F. & Hershkovitz, Y. (2017) Insights into species diversity of the genus Hydropsyche Pictet, 1834 (Hydropsychidae, Trichoptera) from the Lake Kinneret catchment (Israel). Aquatic insects, 38, 125-140.

Beisser, D., Graupner, N., Bock, C., Wodniok, S., Grossmann, L., Vos, M., Sures, B., Rahmann, S. & Boenigk, J. (2017) Comprehensive transcriptome analysis provides new insights into nutritional strategies and phylogenetic relationships of chrysophytes. Peer J, 5:e2832.

Dumeier, A.C., Lorenz, A.W., & Kiel, E. (2017) How to facilitate freshwater macroinvertebrate reintroduction? Limnologica, 69, 24-27.

Friberg, N., Buijse, T., Carter, C., Hering, D., Spears, B., Verdonschot, P.F.M. & Forsholt Moe, T. (2017) Effective restoration of aquatic ecosystems: scaling the barriers. Water 4, UNSP e1190.

Gieswein, A., Hering, D. & Feld, C.K. (2017) Additive effects prevail: The response of biota to multiple stressors in an intensively monitored watershed. Science of the Total Environment, 593-594, 27-35.

Grabner, D. S. (2017) Hidden diversity: parasites of stream arthropods. Freshwater Biology, 62, 52-64.

Heldt, S., Rodríguez-de-Francisco, J.C., Dombrowsky, I., Feld, C.K. & Karthe, D. (2017) Is the EU WFD suitable to support IWRM planning in non-European countries? Lessons learnt from the introduction of IWRM and River Basin Management in Mongolia. Environmental Science and Policy, 75, 28-37.

Hershkovitz, Y., Hering, D., Gal, G., Pottgiesser, T. & Feld, C.K. (2017) Stream types of the Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) watershed. Intl. J. River Basin Management, 16, 133-143.

Jähnig, S.C., Tonkin, J.D., Gies, M., Domisch, S., Hering, D. & Haase, P. (2017) Severity multipliers as a methodology to explore potential effects of climate change on stream bioassessment programs. Water, 9, 188

Kakouei, K., Kiesel, J., Kail, J., Pusch, M. & Jähnig, S.C. (2017) Quantitative hydrological preferences of benthic stream invertebrates in Germany. Ecological Indicators, 79, 163-172.

Kupilas, B., Hering, D., Lorenz, A.W., Knuth, C. & Gücker, B. (2017) Hydromorphological restoration stimulates river ecosystem metabolism, Biogeosciences, 14, 1989-2002.

Leese, F., Hering, D. & Wägele, W. (2017) Potenzial genetischer Methoden für das Biomonitoring der Wasserrahmenrichtlinie. Wasserwirtschaft, 2017 (7/8), 49-53.

Lemm, J.U. & Feld, C.K. (2017) Identification and interaction of multiple stressors in central European lowland rivers, Science of the Total Environment, 603-604, 148-154

Modrak, P., Brunzel, S. & Lorenz, A.W. (2017) Riparian plant species preferences indicate diversification of site conditions after river restoration. Ecohydrology 10, e1852.

Morandi, B., Kail, J., Toedter, A., Wolter, C. & Piégay, H. (2017) Diverse Approaches to Implement and Monitor River Restoration: A Comparative Perspective in France and Germany. Environmental Management, 60, 931-946.

Nachev, M., Jochmann, M.A., Walter, F., Wolbert, J.B., Schulte, S.M., Schmidt, T.C. & Sures, B. (2017) Understanding trophic interactions in host-parasite associations using stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen. Parasites and Vectors, 10 (1), art. no. 90

Paillex, A., Reichert, P., Lorenz, A.W. & Schuwirth, N. (2017) Mechanistic modeling for predicting the effects of restoration, invasion and pollution on benthic invertebrate communities in rivers. Freshwater Biology, 62, 1083-1093.

Radinger, J., Kail, J. & Wolter, C. (2017) Differences among expert judgments of fish habitat suitability and implications for river management. River Research and Applications, 33, 538-547.

Schertzinger, G., Zimmermann, S., Grabner, D. & Sures, B. (2017) Assessment of sublethal endpoints after chronic exposure of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans to palladium, platinum and rhodium. Environmental Pollution, 230, 31-39.

Sondermann, M., Gies, M., Hering, D., Winking, C. & Feld, C.K. (2017) Application and validation of a new approach for modelling benthic invertebrate dispersal: First colonisation of a former open sewer system. Science of the Total Environment, 609, 875-884

Steffen, S., Nüßer, L., Seiler, T.-B., Ruchter, N., Schumann, M., Döring, R., Cofalla, C., Ostfeld, A., Salomons, E., Schüttrumpf, H., Hollert, H. & Brinkmann, M. (2017) A versatile and low-cost open source pipetting robot for automation of toxicological and ecotoxicological bioassays, PLOS ONE 12(6), e0179636 https://doi. org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179636

Sures, B., Nachev, M., Pahl, M., Grabner, D. & Selbach, C. (2017) Parasites as drivers of key processes in aquatic ecosystems: Facts and future directions. Experimental Parasitology, 180, 141-147.

Sures, B., Nachev, M., Selbach, C. & Marcogliese, D.J. (2017) Parasite responses to pollution: what we know and where we go in ‘Environmental Parasitology’. Parasites and Vectors, 10 (1), pp. 1-19.

Zimmermann, S., Ruchter, N., Loza, K., Epple, M. & Sures, B. (2017) Nanoparticulate versus ionic silver: Behavior in the tank water, bioaccumulation, elimination and subcellular distribution in the freshwater mussel Dreissena polymorpha. Environmental Pollution, 222, 251-260.

Zimmermann, S., Wolff, C. & Sures, B. (2017) Toxicity of platinum, palladium and rhodium to Daphnia magna in single and binary metal exposure experiments. Environmental Pollution, 224, 368-376.


Aschonitis, V.G., Feld, C.K., Castaldelli, G., Turin, P., Visonà, E. & Fano, E.A. (2016) Environmental stressor gradients hierarchically regulate macrozoobenthic community turnover in lotic systems of Northern Italy. Hydrobiologia, 765, 131-147.

Blaeser, A., Million, N., Campos, D.F.D., Gamrad, L., Köpf, M., Rehbock, C., Nachev, M., Sures, B., Barcikowski, S. & Fischer, H. (2016) Laser-based in situ embedding of metal nanoparticles into bioextruded alginate hydrogel tubes enhances human endothelial cell adhesion. Nano Research, 9 (11), 3407-3427.

Dahm, V. & Hering, D. (2016) A modeling approach for identifying recolonisation source sites in river restoration planning. Landscape Ecology, 31, 2323-2342.

Ecke, F., Hellsten, S., Köhler, J., Lorenz, A.W., Rääpysjärvi, J., Scheunig, S., Segersten, J. & Baattrup-Pedersen, A. (2016) The response of hydrophyte growth forms and plant strategies to river restoration. Hydrobiologia, 769, 41-54

Faltynková, A., Sures, B. & Kostadinova, A. (2016) Biodiversity of trematodes in their intermediate snail and fish hosts in the freshwater ecosystems of Europe. Systematic Parasitology, 93, 283-293.

Feichtmeier, N.S., Ruchter, N., Zimmermann, S., Sures, B. & Leopold, K. (2016) A direct solid-sampling analysis method for the detection of silver nanoparticles in biological matrices. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 408, 295-305.

Feld, C.K., Birk, S., Eme, D., Gerisch, M., Hering, D., Kernan, M., Maileht, K., Mischke, U., Ott, I., Pletterbauer, F., Poikane, S., Salgado, J., Sayer, C.D., van Wichelen, J. & Malard, F. (2016) Disentangling the effects of land use and geo-climatic factors on diversity in European freshwater ecosystems. Ecological Indicators, 60, 71-83.

Feld, C.K., Segurado, P. & Gutiérrez-Cánovas, C. (2016) Analysing the impact of multiple stressors in aquatic biomonitoring data: A "cookbook" with applications in R. Science of the Total Environment, 573, 1320-1339.

Friberg, N., Angelopoulos, N.V., Buijse, A.D., Cowx, I.G., Kail, J., Moe., T.F., Moirk, H., O'Hare, M.T., Verdonschot, P.F.M. & Wolter, C. (2016) Effective river restoration in the 21st century: From trial and error to novel evidence-based approaches. Advances in Ecological Research, 55, 535-611.

Göthe, E., Timmermann, A., Januschke, K. & Baattrup-Pedersen, A. (2016) Structural and functional responses of floodplain vegetation to stream ecosystem restoration. Hydrobiologia, 769, 79-92.

Januschke, K. & Verdonschot, R.C.M. (2016) Effects of river restoration on riparian ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in Europe. Hydrobiologia, 769, 93-104.

Kail, J., McKie, B., Verdonschot, P.F.M. & Hering, D. (2016) Preface: Effects of hydromorphological river restoration—a comprehensive field investigation of 20 European projects. Hydrobiologia, 769, 1-2.

Kelly, M. G., Birk, S., Willby, N. J., Denys, L., Drakare, S., Kahlert, M., Karjalainen, S. M., Marchetto, A., Pitt, J.-A., Urbanic, G. & Poikane, S. (2016) Redundancy in the ecological assessment of lakes: Are phytoplankton, macrophytes and phytobenthos all necessary? Science of The Total Environment, 568, 594-602

Keppel, M., Dangel, K.C. & Sures, B. (2016) The hsp70 response of Anguillicola species to host-specific stressors. Parasitology Research, 115, 2149-2154

Koch, C., Dundua, A., Aragon-Gomez, J., Nachev, M., Stephan, S., Willach, S., Ulbricht, M., Schmitz, O.J., Schmidt, T.C. & Sures, B. (2016) Degradation of polymeric brominated flame retardants: Development of an analytical approach using PolyFR and UV irradiation. Environmental Science and Technology, 50, 12912-12920.

Koch, C., Nachev, M., Dundua, A., Aragon-Gomez, J., Stephan, S., Willach, S., Ulbricht, M., Schmitz, O., Schmidt, T. & Sures, B (2016) How to study the degradation of polymeric brominated flame retardants: Development of an analytical approach using PolyFR and UV irradiation. Environmental Science and Technology, 50, 12912-12920.

Kupilas, B., Friberg, N., McKie, B.G., Jochmann, M.A., Lorenz, A.W. & Hering, D. (2016) River restoration and the trophic structure of benthic invertebrate communities across 16 European restoration projects. Hydrobiologia, 769, 105-120.

Le, T.T.Y., Nachev, M., Grabner, D., Hendriks, A.J. & Sures, B. (2016) Development and validation of a biodynamic model for mechanistically predicting metal accumulation in fish-parasite systems. PLoS ONE, 11(8), e0161091.

Le, Y.T.T., Zimmermann, S. & Sures, B. (2016) How does the metallothionein induction in bivalves meet the criteria for biomarkers of metal exposure? Environmental Pollution, 212, 257-268.

Leps, M., Sundermann, A., Tonkin, J.D., Lorenz, A.W. & Haase, P. (2016) Time is no healer: increasing restoration age does not lead to improved benthic invertebrate communities in restored river reaches. Science of The Total Environment, 557-558, 722-732.

Muhar, S., Januschke, K., Kail, J., Poppe, M., Schmutz, S., Hering, D. & Buijse, A.D. (2016) Evaluating good-practice cases for river restoration across Europe: context, methodological framework, selected results and recommendations. Hydrobiologia, 769, 3-19.

Nachev, M. & Sures, B. (2016) Environmental parasitology: Parasites as accumulation bioindicators in the marine environment. Journal of Sea Research, 113, 45-50.

Nachev, M. & Sures, B. (2016) Seasonal profile of metal accumulation in the acanthocephalan Pomphorhynchus laevis: A valuable tool to study infection dynamics and implications for metal monitoring. Parasites and Vectors, 9 (1), 300.

Nõges, P., Argillier, C., Borja, Á., Garmendia, J. M., Hanganu, J., Kodes, V., Pletterbauer, F., Sagouis, A. & Birk, S. (2016) Quantified biotic and abiotic responses to multiple stress in freshwater, marine and ground waters. Science of The Total Environment, 540, 43-52.

Poppe, M., Kail, J., Aroviita, J., Stelmaszczyk, M., Gielczewski, M. & Muhar, S. (2016) Assessing restoration effects on hydromorphology in European mid-sized rivers by key hydromorphological parameters. Hydrobiologia, 769, 21-40.

Schinegger, R., Palt, M., Segurado, P. & Schmutz, S. (2016) Untangling the effects of multiple human stressors and their impacts on fish assemblages in European running waters. Science of the Total Environment, 573, 1079-1088.

Schmutz, S., Jurajda, P., Kaufmann, S., Lorenz, A.W., Muhar, S., Paillex, A., Poppe, M. & Wolter, C. (2016) Response of fish assemblages to hydromorphological restoration in central and northern European rivers. Hydrobiologia, 769, 67-78.

Schülting, L., Feld, C.K. & Graf, W. (2016) Effects of hydro- and thermopeaking on benthic macroinvertebrate drift. Science of the Total Environment, 573, 1472-1480.

Selbach, C., Soldánová, M. & Sures, B. (2016) Estimating the risk of swimmer's itch in surface waters? A case study from Lake Baldeney, the Ruhr River. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 7, 693-699.

Soldánová, M., Selbach, C. & Sures, B. (2016) The early worm catches the bird? Productivity and patterns of Trichobilharzia szidati cercarial emission from Lymnaea stagnalis. PLoS One 11, e0149678.

Verdonschot, R.C.M., Kail, J., McKie, B.G. & Verdonschot, P.F.M. (2016) The role of benthic microhabitats in determining the effects of hydromorphological river restoration on macroinvertebrates. Hydrobiologia, 769, 55-66.

Vermaat, J., Wagtendonk, A.J., Brouwer, R., Sheremet, O., Ansink, E., Brockhoff, T., Plug, M., Hellsten, S., Aroviita, J., Tylec, L., Gielczewski, M., Kohut, L., Brabec, K., Haverkamp, J., Poppe, M., Boeck, K., Coerssen, M., Segersten, J. & Hering, D. (2016) Assessing the societal benefits of river restoration using the ecosystem services approach. Hydrobiologia, 769, 121-135.

Vermaat, J.E., Hellmann, F.A., Teeffelen, A.J.A., Minnen, J., Alkemade, R., Billeter, R., Beierkuhnlein, C., Boitani, L., Cabeza, M., Feld, C.K., Huntley, B., Paterson, J. & WallisDeVries, M.F. (2016) Differentiating the effects of climate and land use change on European biodiversity: A scenario analysis. AMBIO, 46, 277-290.

Weigand, A.M., Kremers, J. & Grabner, D.S. (2016) Shared microsporidian profiles between an obligate (Niphargus) and facultative subterranean amphipod population (Gammarus) at sympatry provide indications for underground transmission pathways. Limnologica, 58, 7-10.

Wiegleb, G., Gebler, D., van de Weyer, K. & Birk, S. (2016) Comparative test of ecological assessment methods of lowland streams based on long-term monitoring data of macrophytes. Science of the Total Environment, 541, 1269-1281.


Aschonitis, V.G., Feld, C.K., Castaldelli, G., Turin, P., Visonà, E. & Fano, E.A. (2015) Environmental stressor gradients hierarchically regulate macrozoobenthic community turnover in lotic systems of Northern Italy. Hydrobiologia, 765, 1-17.

Baattrup-Pedersen, A., Göthe, E., Larsen, S., O'Hare, M., Birk, S., Riis, T. & Friberg, N. (2015) Plant trait characteristics vary with size and eutrophication in European lowland streams. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52, 1617-1628.

Chen, H.Y., Grabner, D.S., Nachev, M., Shih, S.H. & Sures, B. (2015) Effect of the acanthocephalan Polymorphus minutus and the microsporidian Dictyocoela duebenum on energy reserves and stress response of cadmium exposed Gammarus fossarum. Peer J 3, e1353.

Cobelo-García1, A., Filella, M., Croot, P., Frazzoli, C., Du Laing, G., Ospina-Alvarez, N., Rauch, S., Salaun, P., Schäfer, J. & Zimmermann, S. (2015) COST action TD1407: network on technology-critical elements (NOTICE)-from environmental processes to human health threats. Environmental Science & Pollution Research, 22, 15188-15194.

Dangel, K. C., Keppel, M., Le, T. T. Y., Grabner, D. & Sures, B. (2015) Competing invaders: Performance of two Anguillicol a species in Lake Bracciano. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 4, 119-124.

Eybe, T., Thielen, F., Bohn, T. & Sures, B. (2015) Influence of the excystment time on the breeding success of juvenile freshwater pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 25, 21-30.

Gies, M., Sondermann, M., Hering, D. & Feld, C.K. (2015) A comparison of modelled and actual distributions of eleven benthic macroinvertebrate species in a Central European mountain catchment. Hydrobiologia, 758, 1-18.

Gies, M., Sondermann, M., Hering, D. & Feld, C.K. (2015) Are species distribution models based on broad-scale environmental variables transferable across adjacent watersheds? A case study with eleven macroinvertebrate species. Fundamental and Applied Limnology, 186, 63-97.

Grabner, D.S., Weigand, A.M., Leese, F., Winking, C., Hering, D., Tollrian, R. & Sures, B. (2015) Invaders, natives and their enemies: distribution patterns of amphipods and their microsporidian parasites in the Ruhr Metropolis, Germany. Parasites & Vectors, 8, 419.

Guse, B., Kail, J., Radinger, J., Schröder, M., Kiesel, J., Hering, D., Wolter, C. & Fohrer, N. (2015) Eco-hydrologic model cascades: Simulating land use and climate change impacts on hydrology, hydraulics and habitats for fish and macroinvertebrates, Science of the Total Environment, 533, 542-566.

Hering, D., Aroviita, J., Baattrup-Pedersen, A., Brabec, K., Buijse, T., Ecke, F., Friberg, N., Gielczewski, M., Januschke, K., Köhler, J., Kupilas, B., Lorenz, A.W., Muhar, S., Paillex, A., Poppe, M., Schmidt, T., Schmutz, S., Vermaat, J., Verdonschot, P.F.M., Verdonschot, R.C.M, Wolter, C. & Kail, J. (2015) Contrasting the roles of section length and instream habitat enhancement for river restoration success: a field study of 20 European restoration projects. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52, 1518-1527.

Hering, D., Carvalho, L., Argillier, C., Beklioglu, M., Borja, A., Cardoso, A. C., Duel, H., Ferreira, T., Globevnik, L., Hanganu, J., Hellsten, S., Jeppesen, E., Kodes, V., Lyche Solheim, A., Nõges, T., Ormerod, S., Panagopoulos, Y., Schmutz, S. Venohr, M. & Birk, S. (2015) Managing aquatic ecosystems and water resources under multiple stress - an introduction to the MARS project. Science of The Total Environment, 503-504, 10-21.

Hershkovitz, Y., Dahm, V., Lorenz, A.W. & Hering, D. (2015) A multi-trait approach for the identification and protection of European freshwater species that are potentially vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Ecological Indicators, 50, 150-160.

Kail, J., Brabec, K., Poppe, M. & Januschke, K. (2015) The effect of river restoration on fish, macroinvertebrates and aquatic macophytes: A meta-analysis. Ecological Indicators, 58, 311-321.

Kail, J., Guse, B., Radinger, J., Schröder, M., Kiesel, J., Kleinhans, M., Schuurman, F., Fohrer, N., Hering, D. & Wolter, C. (2015) A Modelling Framework to Assess the Effect of Pressures on River Abiotic Habitat Conditions and Biota. PLoS ONE 10(6), e0130228.

Keppel, M., Dangel, K. C. & Sures, B. (2015) Size does matter - A closer look on Anguillicola morphology. Parasitology Research 114, 3479-3486.

Kiesel, J., Schröder, M., Hering, D., Schmalz, B., Hörmann, G., Jähnig, S.C. & Fohrer, N. (2015) A new model linking macroinvertebrate assemblages to habitat composition in rivers: development, sensitivity and univariate application. Fundamental and Applied Limnology, 186, 117-133.

Koch, C., Schmidt-Kötters, T., Rupp, R. & Sures, B. (2015) Review of Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) with a focus on legislation and recent publications concerning toxicokinetics and -dynamics. Environmental Pollution, 199, 26-34.

Le, T.T.Y., Swartjes, F., Römkens, P., Groenenberg, J.E., Wang, P., Lofts, S. & Hendriks, A.J. (2015) Modelling metal accumulation using humic acid as a surrogate for plant roots. Chemosphere, 124, 61-69

Matthews, J., Schipper, A.M., Hendriks, A.J., Le, T.T.Y., bij de Vaate, A., van der Velde, G. & Leuven, R.S.E.W. (2015) A dominance shift from the zebra mussel to the invasive quagga mussel may alter the trophic transfer of metals. Environmental Pollution, 203, 183-190.

Ogawa, K., Akiyama, D. & Grabner, D. (2015) Paradeontacylix buri n. sp. (Trematoda: Aporocotylidae) from Seriola quinqueradiata cultured in Japan with a description of unidentified Paradeontacylix sp. from S. lalandi. Fish Pathology, 50(4), 183-191.

Poikane, S., Birk, S., Böhmer, J., Carvalho, L., Hoyos, C. De, Gassner, H., Hellsten, S., Kelly, M., Lyche-Solheim, A., Olin, M., Pall, K., Phillips, G., Portielje, R., Ritterbusch, D., Sandin, L., Schartau, A.-K., Solimini, A. G., van den Berg, M., Wolframs, G. & van de Bund, W. (2015) A hitchhiker's guide to European lake ecological assessment and intercalibration. Ecological Indicators, 52, 533-544.

Radinger, J., Wolter, C. & Kail, J. (2015) Spatial scaling of environmental variables improves species-habitat models of fishes in a small, sand-bed lowland river. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0142813.

Ruchter, N. & Sures, B. (2015) Distribution of Pt and other traffic related metals in sediments and clams (Corbicula sp.). Water Research, 70, 313-324.

Schmidt-Kloiber, A. & Hering, D. (2015) - An online tool that unifies, standardises and codifies more than 20,000 European freshwater organisms and their ecological preferences. Ecological Indicators, 53, 271-282.

Schröder, M., Sondermann, M., Sures, B. & Hering, D. (2015) Effects of salinity gradients on benthic invertebrate and diatom communities in a German lowland river. Ecological Indicators, 57, 236-248.

Selbach, C., Soldánová, M., Georgieva, S., Kostadinova, A. & Sures, B. (2015) Integrative taxonomic approach to the cryptic diversity of Diplostomum spp. in lymnaeid snails from Europe with a focus on the "Diplostomum mergi" species complex. Parasites and Vectors, 8, 300.

Simaika, J.P., Stoll, S., Lorenz, A. W., Thomas, G., Sundermann, A. & Haase, P. (2015) Bundles of stream restoration measures and their effects on fish communities. Limnologica, 55, 1-8.

Sondermann, M., Gies, M., Hering, D., Schröder, M. & Feld, C.K. (2015) Modelling the effect of in-stream and terrestrial barriers on the dispersal of aquatic insect species: a case study from a Central European mountain catchment. Fundamental and Applied Limnology, 186, 99-115.

Thomas, G., Lorenz, A. W., Sundermann, A., Haase, P., Peter, A. & Stoll, S. (2015) Fish community responses and the temporal dynamic of recovery following river habitat restorations in Europe. Freshwater Science, 34, 975-990.

Wilke, P., Coger, V., Nachev, M., Schachschal, S., Million, N., Barcikowski, S., Sures, B., Reimers, K., Vogt, P.M. & Pich, A. (2015) Biocompatible microgel-modified electrospun fibers for zinc ion release. Polymer, 61, 163-173.

Winking, C., Lorenz, A.W., Sures, B. & Hering, D. (2015) Start at zero: succession of benthic invertebrate assemblages in restored former sewage channels. Aquatic Sciences, 78, 683-694.

Xiu, C., Gerisch, M., Ilg, C., Henle, K. & Ouyang, Z. (2015) Effects of hydrologic modifications to riparian plant communities in a large river system in northern China. Ecological Research, 30, 461-469.


Amoozadeh, E., Malek, M., Rashidinejad, R., Nabavi, S.M., Karbassi, M.R., Ghayoumi, R., Ghorbanzadeh-Zafarni, G., Salehi, H. & Sures, B. (2014) Marine organisms as heavy metal bioindicators in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 21, 2386-2395.

Birk, S. & Ecke, F. (2014) The potential of remote sensing in ecological status assessment of coloured lakes using aquatic plants. Ecological Indicators, 46, 398-406.

Boenigk, J., Beisser, D., Zimmermann, S., Bock, C., Jakobi, J., Grabner, D., Großmann, L., Rahmann, S., Barcikowski, S. & Sures, B. (2014) Effects of silver nitrate and silver nanoparticles on a planktonic community: general trends after short-term exposure. PLoS One 9, e95340.

Chen, H.-Y., Cheng, Y.-S., Grabner, D.S., Chang, S.-H. & Shih, H.-H. (2014) Effect of different temperatures on the expression of the newly characterized heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) in L3 of Anisakis spp. isolated from Scomber australasicus. Veterinary Parasitology, 205(3-4), 540-50.

Dangel, K. C., Keppel, M., Tabujew, K. & Sures, B. (2014) Effects of Anguillicola novaezelandiae on the levels of cortisol and hsp70 in the European eel. Parasitology Research, 113, 3817-3822.

Elbrecht, V., Feld, C.K., Gies, M., Hering, D., Sondermann, M., Tollrian, R. & Leese, F. (2014) Genetic diversity and dispersal potential of the stonefly Dinocras cephalotes in a central European low mountain range. Freshwater Science, 33, 81-191.

Emde, S., Rueckert, S., Kochmann, J., Knopf, K., Sures, B. & Klimpel, S. (2014) Nematode eel parasite found inside acanthocephalan cysts ? A "Trojan horse" strategy? Parasites & Vectors 7, 504.

Eschbach, E., Nolte, A. W., Kohlmann, K., Kersten, P., Kail, J. & Arlinghaus, R. (2014) Population differentiation of zander (Sander lucioperca) across native and newly colonized ranges suggests increasing admixture in the course of an invasion. Evolutionary Applications, 7, 555-568.

Golestaninasab, M., Malek, M., Roohi, A., Karbassi, M.R., Amoozadeh, E., Rashidinejad, R., Ghayoumi, R. & Sures, B. (2014) A survey on bioconcentration capacities of some marine parasitic and free-living organisms in the Gulf of Oman. Ecological Indicators, 37, 99-104.

Grabner, D.S., Mohamed, F.A.M.M., Nachev, M., Méabed, E.M.H., Sabry, A.H.A. & Sures, B. (2014) Invasion biology meets parasitology: A case study of parasite spill-back with egyptian Fasciola gigantica in the invasive snail Pseudosuccinea columella. PloS ONE 9, e88537.

Grabner, D.S., Schertzinger, G. & Sures, B. (2014) Effect of multiple microsporidian infections and temperature stress on the heat shock protein 70 (hsp70) response of the amphipod Gammarus pulex. Parasites and Vectors, 7, 170.

Januschke, K., Jähnig, S.C., Lorenz, A.W. & Hering, D. (2014) Mountain river restoration measures and their success(ion): Effects on river morphology, local species pool, and functional composition of three organism groups. Ecological Indicators, 38, 243-255.

Johnson, R.K., Angeler, D.G., Moe, S.J. & Hering, D. (2014) Cross-taxon responses to elevated nutrients in European streams and lakes. Aquatic Sciences, 76, 51-60.

Keppel, M., Dangel, K. C. & Sures, B. (2014) Comparison of infection success, development and swim bladder pathogenicity of two congeneric Anguillicola species in experimentally infected Anguilla anguilla and A. japonica. Parasitology Research, 113, 3727-3735.

Le, T.T.Y. & Hendriks, A.J. (2014) Uncertainties associated with lacking data for predictions of solid-solution partitioning of metals in soil. Science of the Total Environment, 490, 44-49.

Le, T.T.Y., Wang, P., Vijver, M.G., Kinraide, T.B., Hendriks, A.J. & Peijnenburg, W.J.G.M. (2014) Delineating ion-ion interactions by electrostatic modelling for predicting rhizotoxicity of metal mixtures to lettuce Lactuca sativa. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Chemistry, 33, 1988-1995.

Le, Y.T.T., Rijsdijk, L., Sures, B. & Hendriks, A.J. (2014) Accumulation of persistent organic pollutants in parasites. Chemosphere, 108, 145-151.

Poikane, S., Zampoukas, N., Borja, A., Davies, S. P., van de Bund, W. & Birk, S. (2014) Intercalibration of aquatic ecological assessment methods in the European Union: Lessons learned and way forward. Environmental Science & Policy, 44, 237-246.

Radinger, J., Kail, J. & Wolter, C. (2014) FIDIMO - A Free and Open Source GIS based dispersal model for riverine fish. Ecological Informatics, 24, 238-247.

Selbach, C., Soldánová, M., Georgieva, S., Kostadinova, A., Kalbe, M., & Sures, B. (2014) Morphological and molecular data for larval stages of four species of Petasiger Dietz, 1909 (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) with an updated key to the known cercariae from the Palaearctic. Systematic Parasitology, 89, 153-66.

Stoll, S., Kail, J., Lorenz, A.W., Sundermann, A. & Haase, P. (2014) The importance of the regional species pool, ecological species traits and local habitat conditions for the colonization of restored river reaches by fish. PLoS ONE 9(1), e84741.

Winking, C., Lorenz, A.W., Sures, B., & Hering, D. (2014) Recolonisation patterns of benthic invertebrates: a field investigation of restored former sewage channels. Freshwater Biology, 59, 1932-1944.


Birk, S., Bellack, E., Böhmer, J., Mischke, U., Schaumburg, J., Schütz, C. & Witt, J. (2013) Die Interkalibrierung nach EG-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie - Neue Ergebnisse und Resümee. Wasserwirtschaft, 1/2, 52-55.

Birk, S., Willby, N., Kelly, M., Bonne, W., Borja, A., Poikane, S. & van de Bund, W. (2013) Intercalibrating classifications of ecological status: Europe's quest for common management objectives for aquatic ecosystems. Science of the Total Environment, 454-455, 490-499.

Brucet, S., Poikane, S., Lyche-Solheim, A. & Birk, S. (2013) Biological assessment of European lakes: ecological rationale and human impacts. Freshwater Biology, 58, 1106-1115.

Dahm, V., Hering, D., Nemitz, D., Graf, W., Schmidt-Kloiber, A., Leitner, P., Melcher, A. & Feld, C.K. (2013) Effects of physico-chemistry, land use and hydromorphology on three riverine organism groups: a comparative analysis with monitoring data from Germany and Austria. Hydrobiologia, 704, 389-415.

Dangel, K. C. & Sures, B. (2013) Natural Anguillicola novaezelandiae infection - is there seasonality in New Zealand? Parasitology Research, 112 (4), 1623-1630.

Dangel, K. C., Keppel, M. & Sures, B. (2013) Can differences in life cycle explain differences in invasiveness? - A study on Anguillicola novaezelandiae in the European eel. Parasitology, 140, 1831-1836.

Eybe, T., Thielen, F., Bohn, T. & Sures, B. (2013) The first millimetre ? rearing of juvenile freshwater pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera) in plastic boxes. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 23, 964-975.

Feld, C.K. (2013) Response of three lotic assemblages to riparian and catchment-scale land use: implications for designing catchment monitoring programmes. Freshwater Biology, 58, 715-729.

Feld, C.K., de Bello, F. & Dolédec, S. (2013) Biodiversity of traits and species both show weak responses to hydromorphological alteration in lowland river macroinvertebrates. Freshwater Biology, 59, 233-248.

Frank, S.N., Godehardt, S., Nachev, M., Trubiroha, A., Kloas, W. & Sures, B. (2013) Influence of the cestode Ligula intestinalis and the acanthocephalan Polymorphus minutus on levels of heat shock proteins (HSP70) and metallothioneins in their fish and crustacean intermediate hosts. Environmental Pollution, 180, 173-179.

Georgieva, S., Selbach, C., Faltýnková, A., Soldánová, M., Sures, B., Skírnisson, K., & Kostadinova, A. (2013) New cryptic species of the "revolutum" group of Echinostoma (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) revealed by molecular and morphological data. Parasites & Vectors, 6(1), 64.

Georgieva, S., Soldánová, M., Pérez-del-Olmo, A., Dangel, D.R., Sitko, J., Sures, B. & Kostadinova, A. (2013) Molecular prospecting for European Diplostomum (Digenea: Diplostomidae) reveals cryptic species diversity. International Journal for Parasitology, 43, 57-72.

Haase, P., Hering, D., Jähnig, S.C., Lorenz, A.W. & Sundermann, A. (2013) The impact of hydromorphological restoration on river ecological status: a comparison of fish, benthic invertebrates, and macrophytes. Hydrobiologia, 704, 475-488.

Hering, D., Borja, A., Carvalho, L. & Feld, C.K. (2013) Assessment and recovery of European water bodies: key messages from the WISER project. Hydrobiologia, 704, 1-9.

Jähnig, S. C., Lorenz, A. W., Lorenz, R. R. C. & Kail, J. (2013) A comparison of habitat diversity and interannual habitat dynamics in actively and passively restored mountain rivers of Germany. Hydrobiologia, 712, 89-104.

Kail, J. & Wolter, C. (2013) Pressures at larger spatial scales strongly influence the ecological status of heavily modified river water bodies in Germany. Science of the Total Environment, 454-455, 40-50.

Le, T.T.Y. & Hendriks, A.J. (2013) Relationships between absorption efficiency of elements in mammals and chemical properties. Critical Reviews in Toxicology, 43, 800-809.

Le, T.T.Y. & Peijnenburg, W.J.G.M. (2013) Modelling toxicity of mixtures of perfluorooctanoic acid and triazoles (triadimefon and paclobutrazol) to the benthic cladoceran Chydorus sphaericus. Environmental Science & Technology, 47, 6621-6629.

Le, T.T.Y., Vijver, M.G., Hendriks, A.J. & Peijnenburg, W.J.G.M. (2013) Modelling toxicity of binary metal mixtures (Cu2+-Ag+, Cu2+-Zn2+) to lettuce Lactuca sativa, with Biotic Ligand Model. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 32, 137-143.

Le, T.T.Y., Vijver, M.G., Kinraide, T.B., Peijnenburg, W.J.G.M. & Hendriks, A.J. (2013) Modelling metal-metal interactions and metal toxicity to lettuce Lactuca sativa following mixture exposure (Cu2+-Zn2+ and Cu2+-Ag+). Environmental Pollution, 176, 185-192.

Lorenz, A.W. & Feld, C.K. (2013) Upstream river morphology and riparian land use overrule local restoration effects on ecological status assessment. Hydrobiologia, 704, 489-501.

Lorenz, A.W., Stoll, S., Sundermann, A. & Haase, P. (2013) Do adult and YOY fish benefit from river restoration measures? Ecological Engineering, 61, 174-181

Lyche-Solheim, A., Feld, C.K., Birk, S., Phillips, G., Carvalho, L., Morabito, G., Mischke, U., Willby, N., Søndergaard, M., Hellsten, S., Kolada, A., Mjelde, M., Böhmer, J., Miler, O., Pusch, M., Argillier, C., Jeppesen, E., Lauridsen, T. & Poikane, S. (2013) Ecological status assessment of European lakes: a comparison of metrics for phytoplankton, macrophytes, benthic invertebrates and fish. Hydrobiologia, 704, 57-74.

Marbà, N., Krause-Jensen, D., Alcoverro, T., Birk, S., Pedersen, A., Neto, J.M., Orfanidis, S., Garmendia, J.M., Muxika, I., Borja, A., Dencheva, K. & Duarte, C.M. (2013) Diversity of European seagrass indicators: Patterns within and across regions. Hydrobiologia, 704, 265-278.

Moe, S.J., Schmidt-Kloiber, A., Dudley, B.J. & Hering, D. (2013) The WISER way of organising ecological data from European rivers, lakes transitional and coastal waters. Hydrobiologia, 704, 11-28.

Müller-Peddinghaus, E. & Hering, D. (2013) The wing morphology of limnephilid caddisflies in relation to their habitat preferences. Freshwater Biology, 58, 1138-1148.

Nachev, M., Schertzinger, G. & Sures, B. (2013) Comparison of the metal accumulation capacity between the acanthocephalan Pomphorhynchus laevis and larval nematodes of the genus Eustrongylides sp. infecting barbel (Barbus barbus). Parasites and Vectors 6, 21.

Schröder, M., Kiesel, J., Schattmann, A., Jähnig, S., Lorenz, A.W., Kramm, S., Keizer-Vlek, H., Rolauffs, P., Graf, W., Leitner P. & Hering, D. (2013) Substratum associations of benthic invertebrates in lowland and mountain streams. Ecological Indicators, 30, 178-189.

Soldánová, M., Selbach, C., Kalbe, M., Kostadinova, A., & Sures, B. (2013) Swimmer's itch: etiology, impact, and risk factors in Europe. Trends in Parasitology, 29, 65-74.

Stoll, S., Sundermann, A., Lorenz, A. W., Kail, J. & Haase, P. (2013) Small and impoverished regional species pools constrain colonization of restored river reaches by fishes. Freshwater Biology, 58, 664-674.

Verdonschot, P.F.M., Spears, B.M., Feld, C.K., Brucet, S., Keizer-Vlek, H., Borja, A., Elliott, M., Kernan, M. & Johnson, R.K. (2013) A comparative review of recovery processes in rivers, lakes, estuarine and coastal waters. Hydrobiologia, 704, 453-474.

Von Bertrab, M.G., Krein, A., Stendera, S., Thielen, F. & Hering, D. (2013) Is fine sediment deposition a main driver for the composition of benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages? Ecological Indicators, 24, 589-598.


Bellack, E., Birk, S. & Linnenweber, C. (2012) Bewertung erheblich veränderter Fließgewässer in Deutschland. Wasser und Abfall, 12, 37-40.

Birk, S., Bonne, W., Borja, A., Brucet, S., Courrat, A., Poikane, S., Solimini, A.G., Bund, W. van de, Zampoukas, N. & Hering, D. (2012) Three hundred ways to assess Europe's surface waters: an almost complete overview of biological methods to implement the Water Framework Directive. Ecological Indicators, 18, 31-41.

Birk, S., van Kouwen, L. & Willby, N. (2012) Harmonising the bioassessment of large rivers in the absence of near-natural reference conditions - a case study of the Danube River. Freshwater Biology, 57, 1716-1732.

Grabner, D. S., Dangel, K. C. & Sures, B. (2012) Merging species? Evidence for hybridization between the eel parasites Anguillicola crassus and A. novaezelandiae (Nematoda, Anguillicolidea). Parasites and Vectors, 5 (1) , art. no. 244.

Grabner, D.S., Yokoyama, H., Shirakashi, S. & Kinami, R. (2012) Diagnostic PCR assays to detect and differentiate Kudoa septempunctata, K. thyrsites and K. lateolabracis (Myxozoa, Multivalvulida) in muscle tissue of olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus). Aquaculture, 338-341, 36-40.

Kail, J., Arle, J. & Jähnig, S. C. (2012) Limiting factors and thresholds for macroinvertebrate assemblages in European rivers: Empirical evidence from three datasets on water quality, catchment urbanization, and river restoration. Ecological Indicators 18, 63-72.

Kroupova, H., Trubiroha, A., Wuertz, S., Frank, S.N., Sures, B. & Kloas, W. (2012) Nutritional status and gene expression along the somatotropic axis in roach (Rutilus rutilus) infected with the tapeworm Ligula intestinalis. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 177, 270-277

Le, T.T.Y., Peijnenburg, W.J.G.M., Hendriks, A.J. & Vijver, M.G. (2012) Predicting effects of cations on copper toxicity to lettuce (Lactuca sativa) by the biotic ligand model. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 31, 355-359.

Lorenz, A.W., Korte, T., Sundermann, A., Januschke, K. & Haase, P. (2012) Macrophytes respond to reach-scale river restorations. Journal of Applied Ecology, 49, 202-212.

Pardo, I., Gómez-Rodríguez, C., Wasson, J.-G., Owen, R., Bund, W. van de, Kelly, M.G., Bennett, C., Birk, S., Buffagni, A., Erba, S., Mengin, N., Murray-Bligh, J. & Ofenböck, G. (2012) The European reference condition concept: a scientific and technical approach to identify minimally-impacted river ecosystems. Science of The Total Environment, 420, 33-42.

Stendera, S., Adrian, R., Bonada, N., Canedo-Arguelles, M., Hugueny, B., Januschke, K., Pletterbauer, F. & Hering, D. (2012) Drivers and stressors of freshwater biodiversity patterns across different ecosystems and scales: a review. Hydrobiologia, 696, 1-28

Yokoyama, H., Urawa, S., Grabner, D. & Shirakashi, S. (2012) Henneguya cartilaginis n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) in the head cartilage of masu salmon Oncorhynchus masou masou. Parasitology International, 61, 594-598.


Bennett, C., Owen, R., Birk, S., Buffagni, A., Erba, S., Mengin, N., Murray-Bligh, J., Ofenböck, G., Pardo, I., van De Bund, W., Wagner, F. & Wasson, J.-G. (2011) Bringing European river quality into line: an exercise to intercalibrate macro-invertebrate classification methods. Hydrobiologia, 667, 31-48. 10.1007/s10750-011-0635-2

Feld, C.K., Birk, S., Bradley, D.C., Hering, D., Kail, J., Marzin, A., Melcher, A., Nemitz, D., Pedersen, M.L., Pletterbauer. F., Pont, D., Verdonschot, P.F.M. & Friberg, N. (2011) From Natural to Degraded Rivers and Back Again: a test of restoration ecology theory and practice. Advances in Ecological Research, 44, 119-209.

Frank, S.N., Faust, S., Kalbe, M., Trubiroha, A., Kloas, W. & Sures, B. (2011) Fish hepatic glutathione-S-transferase-activity is affected by the cestode parasites Schistocephalus solidus and Ligula intestinalis: evidence from field and laboratory studies. Parasitology 138, 939-944.

Januschke, K., Brunzel, S., Haase, P. & Hering, D. (2011) Effects of stream restorations on riparian mesohabitats,vegetation and carabid beetles. Biodiversity and Conservation, 20, 3147-3164.

Jirsa, F., Konecny, R., Frank, C. & Sures, B. (2011) The parasite community of the nase Chondrostoma nasus (L.1758) from Austrian rivers. Journal of Helminthology, 85, 255-262.

Jähnig, S.C., Lorenz, A.W., Hering, D., Antons, C., Sundermann, A., Jedicke, E. & Haase, P. (2011) River restoration success: a question of perception. Ecological Applications, 21(6), 2007-2015.

Le, T.T.Y., Leuven, R.S.E.W. & Hendriks, A.J. (2011) Modelling metal bioaccumulation in the invasive mussels Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena bugensis in the rivers Rhine and Meuse. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 30, 2825-2830.

Ogawa, K., Ishimaru, K., Shirakashi, S., Takami, I. & Grabner, D. (2011) Cardicola opisthorchis n. sp. (Trematoda: Aporocolidae) from Pacific bluefin tuna Thunnus orientalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844) cultured in Japan. Parasitology International, 60(3), 307-312.

Pavlin, M., Birk, S., Hering, D. & Urbanic, G. (2011) The role of land use, nutrients, and other stressors in shaping benthic invertebrate assemblages in Slovenian rivers. Hydrobiologia, 678, 137-153.

Sundermann, A., Antons, C., Cron, N., Lorenz, A.W., Hering, D. & Haase, P. (2011) Hydromorphological restoration of running waters: effects on benthic invertebrate assemblages. Freshwater Biology, 56, 1689-1702.

Trubiroha, A., Kroupova, H., Frank, S.N., Sures, B. & Kloas, W. (2011) Inhibition of gametogenesis by the cestode Ligula intestinalis in roach (Rutilus rutilus) is attenuated under laboratory conditions. Parasitology, 138, 648-659.


Anton, C., Young, J., Harrison, P.A., Musche, M., Bela, G., Feld, C.K., Harrington, R., Haslett, J.R., Pataki, G., Rounsevell, M.D.A., Skourtos, M., Sousa, J.P., Sykes, M.T., Tinch, R., Vandewalle, M., Watt, A. & Settele, J. (2010) Research needs for incorporating the ecosystem service approach into EU biodiversity conservation policy. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 2979-2994.

Birk, S. & Willby, N. (2010) Towards harmonization of ecological quality classification: establishing common grounds in European macrophyte assessment for rivers. Hydrobiologia, 652, 149-163.

De Bello, F., Lavorel, S., Diaz, S., Harrington, R., Cornelissen, J., Bargett, R., Berg, M., Cipriotti, P., Feld, C.K., Hering, D., Martins da Silva, P., Potts, S., Sandin, L., Sousa, J.P., Storkey, J., Wardle, D. & Harrison, P. (2010) Towards an assessment of multiple ecosystem processes and services via functional traits. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 2873-2893.

Feld, C.K., Sousa, J.P., Martins da Silva, P. & Dawson, T.P. (2010) Indicators for biodiversity and ecosystem services: Towards an improved framework for ecosystems assessment. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 2895-2919.

Feld, C.K., Tangelder, M., Klomp, M.J. & Sharma, S. (2010) Comparison of river quality indices to detect the impact of organic pollution and water abstraction in Hindu Kush-Himalayan rivers of Nepal. Journal of Wetlands Ecology, 4, 112-127.

Grabner, D.S. & El-Matbouli, M. (2010) Experimental transmission of malacosporean parasites from bryozoans to common carp (Cyprinus carpio) and minnow (Phoxinus phoxinus). Parasitology, 137, 629-639.

Grabner, D.S. & El-Matbouli, M. (2010) Investigations on the portal of entry of Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae (Myxozoa; Malacosporea) into the fish. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 90, 199-208.

Harrington, R., Anton, C., Dawson, T.P., Bello, F., Feld, C.K., Haslett, J.R., Kluvánkova-Oravská, T., Kontogianni, A., Lavorel, S., Luck, G.W., Rounsevell, M.D., Samways, M.J., Settele, J., Skourtos, M., Spangenberg, J.H., Vandewalle, M., Zobel, M. & Harrsion, P.A. (2010) Ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation: concepts and a glossary. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 2773-2790.

Harrison, P.A., Vandewalle, M., Sykes, M.T., Berry, P.M., Bugter, R., de Bello, F., Feld, C.K., Grandin, U., Harrington, R., Haslett, J.R., Jongman, R.H.G., Luck, G.W., Martins da Silva, P., Moora, M., Settele, J., Sousa, J.P. & Zobel, M. (2010) Identifying and prioritising services in European terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 2791-2821.

Hering, D., Borja, A., Carstensen, J., Carvalho, L., Elliott, M., Feld, C.K., Heiskanen, A.-S., Johnson, R.K., Moe, J., Pont, D., Lyche Solheim, A. & van de Bund, W. (2010) The European Water Framework Directive at the age of 10: A critical review of the achievements with recommendations for the future. Science of the Total Environment 408, 4007-4019.

Johnson, R.K. & Hering, D. (2010) Spatial congruency of benthic diatom, invertebrate, macrophyte and fish assemblages in minimally disturbed European streams. Ecological Applications, 20, 978-992.

Jähnig, J.C., Brabec, K., Buffagni, A., Erba, S. Lorenz, A.W., Ofenböck, T., Verdonschot, P.F.M. & Hering, D. (2010) A comparative analysis of restoration measures and their effects on hydromorphology and benthic invertebrates in 26 central and southern European rivers. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47, 671-680.

Kail, J. & Wolter, C. (2010) Analysis and evaluation of large-scale river restoration planning in Germany to better link river research and management. River Research and Applications, 27, 985-999.

Korte, T. (2010) Current and substrate preferences of benthic invertebrates in the rivers of the Hindu Kush-Himalaya region as indicators of hydromorphological degradation. Hydrobiologia, 651, 77-91.

Korte, T., Baki, A.B.M., Ofenböck, T., Moog, O., Sharma, S. & Hering, D. (2010) Assessing river ecological quality using benthic macroinvertebrates in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya region. Hydrobiologia, 651, 59-76.

Matthews, J., Reeze, B., Feld, C.K. & Hendriks, A.J. (2010) Lessons from practice: assessing early progress and success in river rehabilitation. Hydrobiologia, 655, 1-14.

Meng, F., Yokoyama, H., Shirakashi, S., Grabner, D., Ogawa, K., Ishimaru, K., Sawada, Y. & Murata, O. (2010) Kudoa prunusi n. sp. (Myxozoa: Multivalvulida) from the brain of Pacific bluefin tuna Thunnus orientalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844) cultured in Japan. Parasitology International, 60(1), 90-96.

Nachev, M., Zimmermann, S., Rigaud, T. & Sures, B. (2010) Is metal accumulation in Pomphorhynchus laevis dependent on parasite sex or infrapopulation size? Parasitology, 137, 1239-1248.

Ofenböck, T., Moog, O., Sharma, S. & Korte, T. (2010) Development of the HKHbios - a new biotic score to assess river quality in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya. Hydrobiologia, 651, 39-58.

Osterauer, R., Marschner, L., Betz, O., Gerberding, M., Sawasdee, B., Cloetens, P., Haus, N. , Sures, B., Triebskorn, R. & Köhler, H.R. (2010) Turning snails into slugs: induced body plan changes and formation of an internal shell. Evolution & Development, 12, 474-483.

Soldánová, M., Selbach, C., Sures, B., Kostadinova, A. & Perez-del-Olmo, A. (2010) Larval trematode communities in Radix auricularia and Lymnaea stagnalis in a reservoir system of the Ruhr River. Parasites and Vectors, 3, 56 pp.

Stubauer, I., Hering, D., Korte, T., Hoffmann, A., Brabec, K., Sharma, S., Shrestha, M., Kahlown, M.A., Tahir, M.A., Kumar, A., Sharma, M.P., Bari, M.F., Badruzzaman, A.B.M., Chhopel, G.K. & Moog, O. (2010) The Development of an Assessment System to Evaluate the Ecological Status of Rivers in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region: introduction to the special feature. Hydrobiologia, 651, 1-15.

Tierno de Figueroa, J.M., López-Rodríguez, M.J., Lorenz, A.W., Graf, W., Schmidt-Kloiber, A. & Hering, D. (2010) Vulnerable taxa of European Plecoptera (Insecta) in the context of climate change. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 1269-1277.

Trubiroha, A., Kroupova, H., Würtz, S., Frank, S.N., Sures, B. & Kloas, W. (2010) Naturally-induced endocrine disruption by the parasite Ligula intestinalis (Cestoda) in roach (Rutilus rutilus). General and Comparative Endocrinology, 166, 234-240.

Vandewalle, M., de Bello, F., Berg, M.P., Bolger, T., Dolédec, S., Dubs, F., Feld, C.K., Harrington, R., Harrison, P.A., Lavorel, S., Martins da Silva, P., Moretti, M., Niemelä, J., Santos, P., Sattler, T., Sousa, J.P., Sykes, M.T., Vanbergen, A.J. & Woodcock B. A. (2010) Functional traits as indicators of biodiversity response to land use changes across ecosystems and organisms. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 2921-2947.

Vidal Martínez, V.M., Pech, D., Sures, B., Purucker, T. & Poulin, R. (2010) Can parasites really reveal environmental impact? Trends in Parasitology, 26, 44-51.

Wiering, M., Verwijmeren, J., Lulofs, K. & Feld, C.K. (2010) Experiences in regional cross border co-operation in river management. Comparing three cases at the Dutch-German border. Water Resources Management, 24, 2647-2672.


Birk, S. & Hering, D. (2009) A new procedure for comparing class boundaries of biological assessment methods: a case study from the Danube Basin. Ecological Indicators, 3, 528-539.

Birk, S., Bellack, E., Böhmer, J., Bunzel, K., Fischer, F., Kolbinger, A., Mischke, U., Schaumburg, J. & Schütz, C. (2009) Die Interkalibrierung nach EG-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie - Ergebnisse der ersten Interkalibrierungsphase 2005-2007. Wasserwirtschaft, 5, 20-25.

Eszterbauer, E., Kallert, D.M., Grabner, D. & El-Matbouli, M. (2009) Differentially expressed parasite genes involved in host recognition and invasion of the triactinomyxon stage of Myxobolus cerebralis (Myxozoa). Parasitology, 136, 367-377.

Feld, C.K., Martins da Silva, P., Sousa, J.P., de Bello, F., Bugter, R., Grandin, U., Hering, D., Lavorel, S., Mountford, O., Pardo, I., Pärtel, M., Römbke, J., Sandin, L., Jones, K.B. & Harrison, P.A. (2009) Indicators for biodiversity and biodiversity-related ecosystem services: a comparison of seven ecosystem types. Oikos, 118, 1862-1871.

Grabner, D.S. & El-Matbouli, M. (2009) Comparison of the susceptibility of brown trout (Salmo trutta) and four rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) strains to the PKD causing myxozoan Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae. Veterinary Parasitology, 165, 200-206.

Haus, N., Eybe, T., Zimmermann, S. & Sures, B. (2009) Is microwave assisted digestion a suitable preparation method for Pt determination in biological samples by adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry (ACSV)? Analytica Chimica Acta, 635, 53-57.

Hering, D., Schmidt-Kloiber, A., Murphy, J., Lücke, S., Zamora-Muñoz, C., López Rodríguez, M.J., Huber, T. & Graf, W. (2009) Potential impact of climate change on aquatic insects: A sensitivity analysis for European caddisflies (Trichoptera) based on distribution patterns and ecological preferences. Aquatic Sciences, 71, 3-14.

Johnson, R.K. & Hering, D. (2009) Response of river inhabiting organism groups to gradients in nutrient enrichment and habitat physiography. Journal of Applied Ecology, 46, 175-186.

Jähnig, S.C., Brunzel, S., Gacek, S., Lorenz, A.W. & Hering, D. (2009) Effects of re-braiding measures on hydromorphology, floodplain vegetation, ground beetles and benthic invertebrates in mountain rivers. Journal of Applied Ecology, 46, 406-416.

Jähnig, S.C., Lorenz, A.W. & Hering, D. (2009) Habitat mosaics and macroinvertebrates - does channel form determine community composition? Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 19, 157-169.

Kail, J. & Hering, D. (2009) The influence of adjacent stream reaches on the local ecological status of Central European mountain streams. River Research and Applications, 25, 537-550.

Kail, J., Jähnig, S. & Hering, D. (2009) Relation between floodplain land-use and river hydromorphology on different spatial scales - a case study from two lower-mountain catchments in Germany. Fundamental and Applied Limnology, 174, 63-73.

Kallert, D.M., Eszterbauer, E., Grabner, D. & El-Matbouli, M. (2009) In vivo exposure of susceptible and non-susceptible fish species to Myxobolus cerebralis actinospores reveals non-specific invasion behaviour. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 84, 123-130.

Lorenz, A., Jähnig, S.C. & Hering, D. (2009) Re-meandering German lowland streams - qualitative and quantitative effects of restoration measures on hydromorphology and benthic invertebrates. Environmental Management 44, 745-754.

Luck, G.W., Harrington, R., Harrison, P.A., Berry, P.M., Bugter, R., Dawson, T.P., de Bello, F., Diaz, S., Feld, C.K., Haslett, J.R., Hering, D., Kontogianni, A., Lavorel, S., Rounsevell, M., Samways, M.L., Sandin, L., Settele, J., Sykes, M.T., van den Hove, S., Vandewalle, M. & Zobel, M. (2009) Quantifying the contribution of organisms to the provision of ecosystem services. BioScience, 59, 223-235.

Nachev, M. & Sures, B. (2009) The endohelminth fauna of barbel (Barbus barbus) correlates with water quality of the Danube River in Bulgaria. Parasitology, 136, 545-552.

Osterauer, R., Haus, N., Sures, B. & Köhler, H.R. (2009) Uptake of platinum by zebrafish (Danio rerio) and ramshorn snail (Marisa cornuarietis) and resulting effects on early embryogenesis. Chemosphere, 77, 975-982.

Trubiroha, A., Würtz, S., Frank, S.N., Sures, B. & Kloas, W. (2009) Expression of gonadotropin subunits in roach (Rutilus rutilus, Cyprinidae) infected with plerocercoids of the tapeworm Ligula intestinalis (Cestoda: Bothriocephalidea). International Journal for Parasitology, 39, 1465-1473.

Wolf, B., Kiel, E., Hagge, A., Krieg, H.-J. & Feld, C.K. (2009) Using salinity preferences of benthic macroinvertebrates to classify running waters in brackish marshes in Germany. Ecological Indicators, 9, 837-847.


Amin, O., Thielen, F., Münderle, M., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2008) Description of Acanthocephalus rhinensis n. sp. (Acanthocephala: Echinorhynchidae) from the European eel, Anguilla anguilla, in Germany, with a key to species of Acanthocephalus in Europe. Journal of Parasitology, 94, 1299-1304.

Frank, S., Singer, C. & Sures, B. (2008) Metallothionein (MT) response after chronic palladium exposure in the Zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha. Environmental Research, 108, 309-314.

Grabner, D.S. & El-Matbouli, M. (2008) Transmission of Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae (Myxozoa: Malacosporea) to Fredericella sultana (Bryozoa: Phylactolaemata) by various fish species. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 79, 133-139.

Haidekker, A. & Hering, D. (2008) Relationship between benthic insects (Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Coleoptera, Trichoptera) and temperature in small and medium-sized streams in Germany: A multivariate study. Aquatic Ecology, 42, 463-481.

Jähnig, S.C & Lorenz, A.W. (2008) Substrate-specific macroinvertebrate diversity patterns following stream restoration. Aquatic Sciences, 70, 292-303.

Jähnig, S.C., Lorenz, A.W. & Hering, D. (2008) Hydromorphological parameters indicating differences between single- and multiple-channel mountain rivers in Germany, in relation to their modification and recovery. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 18, 1200-1216.

Piégay, H., Naylor, L. A., Haidvogl, G., Kail, J., Schmitt. L. & Bourdin, L. (2008) Integrative Sciences and River Restoration: Some European Experiences. in: Brierley, G.J. and Fryirs, K.A. (Eds.) River Futures, 2008, 201-219.

Stejskal, K., Krizkova, S., Adam, V., Sures, B., Trnkova, L., Zehnalek, J., Hubalek, J., Beklova, M., Hanustiak, P., Svoboda, Z., Horna, A. & Kizek, R. (2008) Bio-assessing of environmental pollution via monitoring of metallothionein level using electrochemical detection. Sensors 8, 1578-1585.

Supalkova, V., Beklova, M., Baloun, J., Singer, C., Sures, B., Adam, V., Huska, D., Pikula, J., Rauscherova, L., Havel, L., Zehnalek, J. & Kizek, R. (2008) Affecting of aquatic vascular plant Lemna minor by cisplatin revealed by voltammetry. Bioelectrochemistry, 72, 59-65.

Sures, B. (2008) Environmental Parasitology: Interactions between parasites and pollutants in the aquatic environment. Parasite, 15, 434-438.

Sures, B. (2008) Host-parasite interactions in polluted environments. Journal of Fish Biology, 73, 2133-2142.

Thielen, F., Weibel, U., Hirt, J. Münderle, M., Marten, M., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2008) Ichthyofauna in the upper Rhine River close to the city of Karlsruhe as determined by the analysis of fish impingement by cooling-water intakes of a power plant. Limnologica, 38, 76-85.


Adam, V., Hanustiak, P., Krizková, S., Beklová, M., Zehnalek, J., Trnková, L., Horna, A., Sures, B. & Kizek, R. (2007) Palladium Biosensor. Electroanalysis, 19, 1909-1914.

Birk, S. & Böhmer, J. (2007) Die Interkalibrierung nach EG-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie - Grundlagen und Verfahren. Wasserwirtschaft, 9, 10-14.

Feld, C.K. & Hering, D. (2007) Community structure or function: effects of environmental stress on benthic macroinvertebrates at different spatial scales. Freshwater Biology, 52, 1380-1399.

Haus, D.N., Zimmermann, S., Wiegand, J. & Sures, B. (2007) Occurrence of platinum and additional traffic related heavy metals in sediments and biota. Chemosphere, 66, 619-629.

Johnson, R.K., Furse, M.T., Hering, D. & Sandin, L. (2007) Ecological relationships between stream communities and spatial scale: implications for designing catchment-level monitoring programmes. Freshwater Biology, 52, 939-958.

Kail, J., Hering, D., Gerhard, M., Muhar, S. & Preis, S. (2007) The use of large wood in stream restoration: experiences from 50 projects in Germany and Austria. Journal of Applied Ecology, 44, 1145-1155.

Krizková, S., Adam, V., Petrlova, J., Zitka, O., Stejskal, K., Zehnalek, J., Sures, B., Trnková, L., Beklová, M. & Kizek, R. (2007) A suggestion of electrochemical biosensor for study of Platinum(II)-DNA interactions. Electroanalysis, 19, 331-338.

Krizková, S., Zítka, O., Adam, V., Beklová, M., Horna, A., Svobodová, Z., Sures, B., Trnková, L., Zeman, L. & Kizek, R. (2007) Possibilities of electrochemical techniques in metallothionein and lead detection in fish tissues. Czech Journal of Animal Sciences, 52, 143-148.

Petrlova, J., Krizkova, S., Zitka, O., Hubalek, J., Prusa, R., Adam, V., Wang, J., Miroslava, B., Sures, B. & Kizek, R. (2007) Utilizing a chronopotentiometric sensor technique for metallothionein determination in fish tissues and their host parasites. Sensors and Actuators B, 127, 112-119.

Sanchez-Ramírez, C., Vidal-Martinez, V.M., Aguirre-Macedo, L., Rodriguez-Canul, R.P., Ceja-Moreno, V., Gold-Bouchot, G. & Sures, B. (2007) Cichlidogyrus sclerosus (Monogenea: Ancyrocephalinae) and its host the Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) as bioindicators of chemical pollution. Journal of Parasitology, 93, 1097-1106.

Schmid, M., Zimmermann, S., Krug, H.F. & Sures, B. (2007) Influence of platinum, palladium and rhodium as compared with cadmium, nickel and chromium on cell vitality and oxidative stress in human bronchial epithelial cells. Environment International, 33, 385-390.

Sures, B. (2007) Host-parasite interactions from an ecotoxicological perspective. Parassitologia, 49, 173-176.

Sures, B. & Radszuweit, H. (2007) Pollution induced heat shock protein expression in the amphipod Gammarus roeseli is affected by larvae of Polymorphus minutus (Acanthocephala). Journal of Helminthology, 81, 191-197.

Sures, B. & Zimmermann, S. (2007) Impact of humic substances on the aqueous solubility, uptake and bioaccumulation of platinum, palladium and rhodium in exposure studies with Dreissena polymorpha. Environmental Pollution, 146, 444-451.

Thielen, F., Münderle, M., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2007) Do eel parasites reflect the local crustacean community? A case study from the Rhine river system. Journal of Helminthology, 81, 179-189.


Birk, S. & Hering, D. (2006) Direct comparison of assessment methods using benthic macroinvertebrates: a contribution to the intercalibration exercise. Hydrobiologia, 566, 401-415. 10.1007/s10750-006-0081-8

Birk, S. & Hering, D. (2006) Direct comparison of assessment methods using benthic macroinvertebrates: a contribution to the EU Water Framework Directive intercalibration exercise. Hydrobiologia, 566, 401-415.

Birk, S., Korte, T. & Hering, D. (2006) Intercalibration of assessment methods for macrophytes in lowland streams: direct comparison and analysis of common metrics. Hydrobiologia, 566, 417-430.

Clarke, R.T. & Hering, D. (2006) Errors and uncertainty in bioassessment methods - major results and conclusions from the STAR project and their application using STARBUGS. Hydrobiologia, 566, 433-439.

Clarke, R.T., Lorenz, A., Sandin, L., Schmidt-Kloiber, A., Strackbein, J., Kneebone, N.T. & Haase, P. (2006) Effects of sampling and subsampling variation using the STAR-AQEM sampling protocol on the precision of macroinvertebrate metrics. Hydrobiologia, 566, 441-459.

Furse, M., Hering, D., Moog, O., Verdonschot, P., Johnson, R.K., Brabec, K., Gritzalis, K., Buffagni, A., Pinto, P., Friberg, N., Murray-Bligh, J., Kokes, J., Alber, R., Usseglio-Polatera, P., Haase, P., Sweeting, R., Bis, B., Szoszkiewicz, K. & Soszka, H. (2006) The STAR project: context, objectives and approaches. Hydrobiologia, 566, 3-29.

Furse, M.T., Hering, D., Brabec, K., Buffagni, A., Sandin, L. & Verdonschot, P.F.M. (2006) The ecological status of European rivers: evaluation and intercalibration of assessment methods. Hydrobiologia, 566, 1-2.

Hering, D., Johnson, R.K. & Buffagni, A. (2006) Linking organism groups - major results and conclusions from the STAR project. Hydrobiologia, 566, 109-113.

Hering, D., Johnson, R.K., Kramm, S., Schmutz, S., Szoszkiewicz, K. & Verdonschot, P.F.M. (2006) Assessment of European rivers with diatoms, macrophytes, invertebrates and fish: A comparative metric-based analysis of organism response to stress. Freshwater Biology, 51, 1757-1785.

Hering, D., Moog, O., Ofenböck, T. & Feld, C.K. (2006) Cook book for the development of a Multimetric Index for biological condition of aquatic ecosystems: experiences from the European AQEM and STAR projects and related initiatives. Hydrobiologia, 566, 311-324.

Johnson, R.K., Hering, D., Furse, M.T. & Clarke, R. (2006) Detection of ecological change using multiple organism groups: metrics and uncertainty. Hydrobiologia, 566, 115-137.

Johnson, R.K., Hering, D., Furse, M.T. & Verdonschot, P.F.M. (2006) Indicators of ecological change: comparison of the early response of four organism groups to stress gradients. Hydrobiologia, 566, 139-152.

Lorenz, A. & Clarke, R. (2006) Sample coherence - A field study approach to assess similarity of macroinvertebrate samples. Hydrobiologia, 566, 461-476.

Petrlova, J., Potesil, D., Zehnalek, J., Sures, B., Adam, V., Trnkova, L. & Kizek, R. (2006) Cisplatin electrochemical biosensor. Electrochimica Acta, 51, 5169-5173.

Schmidt-Kloiber, A., Graf, W., Lorenz, A. & Moog, O. (2006) The AQEM/STAR taxalist - a pan-European macroinvertebrate ecological database and taxa inventory. Hydrobiologia, 566, 325-342.

Sures, B. (2006) How parasitism and pollution affect the physiological homeostasis of aquatic hosts. Journal of Helminthology, 80, 151-157.

Sures, B., Lutz, I. & Kloas, W. (2006) Effects of infection with Anguillicola crassus and simultaneous exposure with Cd and 3,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 126) on the levels of cortisol and glucose in European eel (Anguilla anguilla). Parasitology, 132, 281-288.

Szoszkiewicz, K., Ferreira, T., Korte, T., Baattrup-Pedersen, A., Davy-Bowker, J. & O'Hare, M. (2006) European river plant communities: the importance of organic pollution and the usefulness of existing macrophyte metrics. Hydrobiologia, 566, 211-234.


Adam, V., Petrlova, J., Potesil, D., Zehnalek, J., Sures, B., Trnkova, L., Jelen, F. & Kizek, R. (2005) Protein modified electrode surface as a sensitive heavy metal ions biosensor. Electroanalysis, 17, 1649-1657.

Adam, V., Zehnalek, J., Petrlova, J., Potesil, D., Sures, B., Trnkova, L., Jelen, F., Vitecek, J. & Kizek, R. (2005) Phytochelatin modified electrode surface as a sensitive heavy metal ion biosensor. Sensors, 5, 70-84.

Kail, J. & Hering, D. (2005) Using large wood to restore streams in Central Europe: potential use and likely effects. Landscape Ecology, 20, 755-772.

Lautenschläger, M. & Kiel, E. (2005) Assessing morphological degradation in running waters using Blackfly communities (Diptera, Simuliidae): Can habitat quality be predicted from land use? Limnologica, 35, 262-273.

Sebesvari, Z., Ettwig K.F., & Emons, H. (2005) Biomonitoring of tin and arsenic in different compartments of a limnic ecosystem with emphasis on Corbicula fluminea and Dikerogammarus villosus. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 7, 203-207.

Singer, C., Zimmermann, S. & Sures, B. (2005) Induction of heat shock proteins (hsp70) in the Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) following exposure to platinum group metals (platinum, palladium and rhodium): comparison with lead and cadmium exposures. Aquatic Toxicology, 75, 65-75.

Sures, B., Thielen, F., Messerschmidt, J. & von Bohlen, A. (2005) The intestinal parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis as a sensitive accumulation indicator for the platinum group metals Pt, Pd and Rh. Environmental Research, 98, 83-88.

Zimmermann, S., Messerschmidt, J., von Bohlen, A. & Sures, B. (2005) Uptake and bioaccumulation of platinum group metals (Pd, Pt, Rh) from automobile catalyst converter materials by the Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha). Environmental Research, 98, 203-209.

Zimmermann, S., Messerschmidt, J., von Bohlen, A. & Sures, B. (2005) Accumulation of the precious metals platinum, palladium and rhodium from automobile catalytic converters in Paratenuisentis ambiguus as compared with its fish host, Anguilla anguilla. Journal of Helminthology, 79, 85-89.


Böhmer, J., Rawer-Jost, C., Zenker, A., Meier, C., Feld, C.K., Biss, R. & Hering, D. (2004) Assessing streams in Germany with benthic invertebrates: Development of a multimetric invertebrate based assessment system. Limnologica, 34, 416-432.

Feld, C.K. (2004) Identification and measure of hydromorphological degradation in Central European lowland streams. Hydrobiologia, 516, 69-90.

Haase, P., Lohse, S., Pauls, S., Schindehütte, K., Sundermann, A. & Hering, D. (2004) Assessing streams in Germany with benthic invertebrates: Development of a practical standardized protocol for macroinvertebrate sampling and sorting in streams. Limnologica, 34, 349-365.

Hering, D., Buffagni, A., Moog, O., Sandin, L., Sommerhäuser, M., Stubauer, I., Feld, C., Johnson, R., Pinto, P., Skoulikidis, N., Verdonschot, P.F.M. & Zahradkova, S. (2004) The development of a system to assess the ecological quality of streams based on macroinvertebrates - design of the sampling programme within the AQEM project. International Review of Hydrobiology, 88, 345-361.

Hering, D., Böhmer, J., Haase, P. & Schaumburg, J. (2004) New methods for assessing freshwaters in Germany. Limnologica, 34, 281-282.

Hering, D., Gerhard, M., Manderbach, R. & Reich, M. (2004) Impact of a 100-year flood on vegetation, benthic invertebrates, riparian fauna and coarse woody debris standing stock in an alpine floodplain. River Research and Applications, 20, 445-447.

Hering, D., Meier, C., Rawer-Jost, C., Feld, C.K., Biss, R., Zenker, A., Sundermann, A., Lohse, S. & Böhmer, J. (2004) Assessing streams in Germany with benthic invertebrates: selection of candidate metrics. Limnologica, 34, 398-415.

Hering, D., Moog, O., Sandin, L. & Verdonschot, P.F.M. (2004) Overview and application of the AQEM assessment system. Hydrobiologia, 516, 1-20.

Hering, D., Verdonschot, P.F.M., Moog, O. & Sandin, L. (2004) Preface. Hydrobiologia, 516, VII-IX.

Klar, B. & Sures, B. (2004) A nonlinear model of stress hormone levels in rats - the interaction between pollution and parasites. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 59, 23-30.

Lorenz, A., Feld, C.K. & Hering, D. (2004) Typology of streams in Germany based on benthic invertebrates: Ecoregions, zonation, geology and substrate. Limnologica, 34, 390-397.

Lorenz, A., Hering, D., Feld, C.K. & Rolauffs, P. (2004) A new method for assessing the impact of hydromorphological degradation on the macroinvertebrate fauna of five German stream types. Hydrobiologia, 516, 107-127.

Lorenz, A., Kirchner, L. & Hering, D. (2004) "Electronic subsampling" of macrobenthic samples: how many individuals are needed for a valid assessment result? Hydrobiologia, 516, 299-312.

Lüderitz, V., Jüppner, R., Müller, S. & Feld, C.K. (2004) Renaturalization of streams and rivers - the special importance of integrated ecological methos in measurement of success. An Example from Saxony-Anhalt (Germany). Limnologica, 34, 249-263

Münderle, M., Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (2004) Influence of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda) and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ciliophora) on swimming activity of European eel Anguilla anguilla. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 60, 133-139.

Nijboer, R.C., Johnson, R.K., Verdonschot, P.F.M., Sommerhäuser, M. & Buffagni, A. (2004) Establishing reference conditions for European streams. Hydrobiologia, 516, 91-105.

Rolauffs, P., Stubauer, I., Zahrádková, S., Brabec, K. & Moog, O. (2004) Integration of the Saprobic System into the European Union Water Framework Directive: case studies in Austria, Germany and Czech Republic. Hydrobiologia, 516, 285-298.

Sandin, L. & Hering, D. (2004) Comparing macroinvertebrate indices to detect organic pollution across Europe: a contribution to the EC Water Framework Directive intercalibration. Hydrobiologia, 516, 55-68.

Sures, B. (2004) Environmental parasitology: relevancy of parasites in monitoring environmental pollution. Trends in Parasitology, 20, 170-177.

Sures, B. (2004) Fish acanthocephalans of the genus Pomphorhynchus sp. as globally applicable bioindicators for metal pollution in the aquatic environment? Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift, 116, 19-23.

Sures, B. & Knopf, K. (2004) Individual and combined effects of Cd and 3,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 126) on the humoral immune response in European eel (Anguilla anguilla) experimentally infected with larvae of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda). Parasitology, 128, 445-454.

Sures, B. & Knopf, K. (2004) Parasites as a threat to freshwater eels? Science, 304, 208-209.

Thielen, F., Zimmermann, S., Baska, F., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2004) Pomphorhynchus laevis (Acanthocephala) from barbel as a bioindicator for metal pollution in the Danube River near Budapest, Hungary. Environmental Pollution, 129, 421-429.

Zimmermann, S. & Sures, B. (2004) Significance of platinum group metals emitted from automobile exhaust gas converters for the biosphere. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 11, 194-199.

Zimmermann, S., Baumann, U., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2004) Accumulation and distribution of platinum and rhodium in the European eel Anguilla anguilla following aqueous exposure to metal salts. Environmental Pollution, 127, 195-202.


Kail, J. (2003) Influence of large woody debris on the morphology of six central European streams. Geomorphology, 51, 207-223.

Schludermann, C., Konecny, R., Laimgruber, S., Lewis, J.W., Schiemer, F., Chovanec, A. & Sures, B. (2003) Fish macroparasites as indicators of heavy metal pollution in river sites in Austria. Parasitology, 126, 61-69.

Sures, B. (2003) Accumulation of heavy metals by intestinal helminths in fish: an overview and perspective. Parasitology, 126, 53-60.

Sures, B. & Reimann, N. (2003) Analysis of trace metals in the Antarctic host-parasite system Notothenia coriiceps and Aspersentis megarhynchus (Acanthocephala) caught at King George Island, South Shetland Islands. Polar Biology, 26, 680-686.

Sures, B. & Siddall, R. (2003) Pomphorhynchus laevis (Palaeacanthocephala) in the intestine of chub (Leuciscus cephalus) as an indicator of metal pollution. International Journal for Parasitology, 33, 65-70.

Sures, B., Dezfuli, B. & Krug, H. (2003) The intestinal parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis (Acanthocephala) interferes with the uptake and accumulation of lead (210Pb) in its fish host chub (Leuciscus cephalus). International Journal for Parasitology, 33, 1617-1622.

Sures, B., Scheible, T., Bashtar, A.R. & Taraschewski, H. (2003) Lead concentrations in Hymenolepis diminuta adults and Taenia taeniaeformis larvae compared to their rat hosts (Rattus norvegicus) sampled from the city of Cairo , Egypt. Parasitology, 127, 483-487.

Sures, B., Zimmermann, S., Sonntag, C., Stüben, D. & Taraschewski, H. (2003) The acanthocephalan Paratenuisentis ambiguus as a sensitive indicator of the precious metals Pt and Rh emitted from automobile catalytic converters. Environmental Pollution, 122, 401-405.

van Treeck, P., Eisinger, M., Mueller, J., Paster, M. & Schuhmacher, H. (2003) Mariculture trials with Mediterranean sponge species. The exploitation of an old natural resource with sustainable and novel methods. Aquaculture 218 (1-4), 439-455.

Van Treeck, P., Eisinger, M., Müller, J., Paster, M. & Schuhmacher, H. (2003) Mariculture trials with Mediterranean sponge species. The exploitation of an old natural resource with sustainable and novel methods. Aquaculture, 218, 439-455.

Zimmermann, S., Menzel, C.M., Stüben, D., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2003) Lipid solubility of the platinum group metals Pt, Pd and Rh in dependence on the presence of complexing agents. Environmental Pollution, 124, 1-5.

Zimmermann, S., Messerschmidt, J., von Bohlen, A. & Sures, B. (2003) Determination of the platinum group metals Pt, Pd and Rh in biological samples by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry as compared with adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry and total reflection X-ray fluorescence analysis. Analytica chimica acta 498, S. 93-104.


Ehlert, T., Feld, C.K., Lorenz, A. & Sommerhäuser, M. (2002) Seltene und bemerkenswerte Köcherfliegen in Nordrhein-Westfalen und angrenzenden Regionen. Lauterbornia, 43, 5-23.

Ehlert, T., Hering, D., Koenzen, U., Pottgiesser, T., Schuhmacher, H. & Friedrich, G. (2002) Typology and type specific reference conditions for medium-sized and large rivers in North Rhine-Westphalia: biological and methodical aspects. International Review of Hydrobiology, 87, 151-163.

Feld, C.K., Kiel, E. & Lautenschläger, M. (2002) The indication of morphological degradation of streams and rivers using Simuliidae. Limnologica, 32, 273-288.

Loch, K., Loch, W. & Schuhmacher, H. (2002) Coral recruitment and regeneration on a Maldivian reef 21 months after the coral bleaching event of 1998. Marine Ecology, 23, 219-236.

Pauls, S., Feld, C.K., Sommerhäuser, M. & Hering, D. (2002) Neue Konzepte zur Bewertung von Tieflandbächen und -flüssen nach Vorgaben der EU Wasser-Rahmenrichtlinie. Wasser & Boden, 54, 70-77.

Podraza, P., Schuhmacher, H. & Sommerhäuser, M. (2002) Composition of macroinvertebrate feeding groups as a bioindicator of running water quality. Verhandlungen der Internationalen Vereinigung für Limnologie, 27, 3066-3069.

Schuhmacher, H., Loch, K. & Loch, W. (2002) Post-bleaching growth reveals Diploastrea heliopora to be a coral methusalem. Coral Reefs, 21, 344-345.

Sures, B. (2002) Competition for minerals between Acanthocephalus lucii and its definitive host perch (Perca fluviatilis). International Journal for Parasitology, 32, 1117-1122.

Sures, B., Grube, K. & Taraschewski, H. (2002) Experimental studies on the lead accumulation in the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta and its final host, Rattus norvegicus. Ecotoxicology, 11, 365-368.

Sures, B., Scheef, G., Klar, B., Kloas, W. & Taraschewski, H. (2002) Interaction between cadmium exposure and infection with the intestinal parasite Moniliformis moniliformis (Acanthocephala) on the stress hormone levels in rats. Environmental Pollution, 119, 333-340.

Sures, B., Zimmermann, S., Messerschmidt, J. & von Bohlen, A. (2002) Relevance and analysis of traffic related platinum group metals (Pt, Pd, Rh) in the aquatic biosphere, with emphasis on Palladium. Ecotoxicology, 11, 385-392.

Zimmermann, S., Alt, F., Messerschmidt, J., von Bohlen, A., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2002) Biological availability of traffic-related platinum-group elements (palladium, platinum, and rhodium) and other metals to the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in water containing road dust. Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 21, 2713-2718


Feld, C.K., Grünert, U., Schönfelder, J. & Pusch, M. (2001) Beitrag zur Kenntnis des Makrozoobenthos der Spree oberhalb Berlins ("Müggelspree"). Lauterbornia, 41, 113-128.

Manderbach, R. & Hering, D. (2001) Typology of riparian ground beetle communities (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Bembidion spec.) in Central Europe and adjacent areas. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 152, 583-608.

Rolauffs, P., Hering, D. & Lohse, S. (2001) Composition, invertebrate community and productivity of a beaver dam in comparison to other stream habitat types. Hydrobiologia, 459, 201-212.

Sures, B. (2001) The use of fish parasites as bioindicators of heavy metals in aquatic ecosystems: a review. Aquatic Ecology, 35, 245-255.

Sures, B. & Siddall, R. (2001) Comparison between lead accumulation of Pomphorhynchus laevis (Palaeacanthocephala) in the intestine of chub (Leuciscus cephalus) and in the body cavity of goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus). International Journal for Parasitology, 31, 669.

Sures, B. & Streit, B. (2001) Eel parasite diversity and intermediate host abundance in the River Rhine, Germany. Parasitology, 123, 185-191.

Sures, B., Knopf, K. & Kloas, W. (2001) Induction of stress by the swimbladder nematode Anguillicola crassus in European eels, Anguilla anguilla, after repeated experimental infection. Parasitology, 123, 179-184.

Sures, B., Zimmermann, S., Messerschmidt, J., von Bohlen, A. & Alt, F. (2001) First report on the uptake of automobile catalyst emitted Palladium by European eels (Anguilla anguilla) following experimental exposure to road dust. Environmental Pollution, 113, 341-345.

Zimmermann, S., Menzel, c., Berner, Z., Eckhardt, J.D., Stüben, D., Alt, F., Messerschmidt, J., Taraschewski, H. & Sures, B. (2001) Trace analysis of platinum in biological samples: a comparison between sector field ICP-MS and adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry following different digestion procedures. Analytica Chimica Acta, 439, 203-209.


Hering, D., Kail, J., Eckert, S., Gerhard, M., Meyer, E.I., Mutz, M., Reich, M. & Weiß, I. (2000) Coarse woody debris quantity and distribution in Central European streams. International Review of Hydrobiology, 85, 5-23.

Hering, D., Mutz, M. & Reich, M. (2000) Woody debris research in Germany - an introduction. International Review of Hydrobiology, 85, 1-3.

Hoffmann, A. & Hering, D. (2000) Wood-associated macroinvertebrate fauna in Central European streams. International Review of Hydrobiology, 85, 25-48.

Scheef, G., Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (2000) Cadmium accumulation in Moniliformis moniliformis (Acanthocephala) from experimentally infected rats. Parasitology Research, 86, 688-691.

Sures, B., Franken, M. & Taraschewski, H. (2000) Element concentrations in the archiacanthocephalan Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus compared with those in the porcine host from a slaughterhouse in La Paz, Bolivia. International Journal for Parasitology, 30, 1071-1076.

Sures, B., Jürges, G. & Taraschewski, H. (2000) Accumulation and distribution of lead in the acanthocephalan Moniliformis moniliformis from experimental infected rats. Parasitology, 121, 427-433.

Warmke, S. & Hering, D. (2000) Composition, microdistribution and food of the macroinvertebrate fauna inhabiting wood in low-order mountain streams in Central Europe. International Review of Hydrobiology, 85, 67-78.


Homes, V., Hering, D. & Reich, M. (1999) The distribution and macrofauna of ponds in stretches of an alpine floodplain differently impacted by hydrological engineering. Regulated Rivers: Research & Management, 15, 405-417.

Pusch, M., Feld, C.K. & Hoffmann, A. (1999) Schwemmgut? Kostenträchtiger Müll oder wertvolles Element in Flußökosystemen? (Drifting matter? expensive refuse or a valuable element of river ecosystems?). Wasserwirtschaft, 89, 280-284.

Sures, B. & Siddall, R. (1999) Pomphorhynchus laevis: the intestinal acanthocephalan as a lead sink for its fish host, chub (Leuciscus cephalus). Experimental Parasitology, 93, 66-72.

Sures, B., Knopf, K. & Taraschewski, H. (1999) Development of Anguillicola crassus (Dracunculoidea, Anguillicolidae) in experimentally infected Balearic congers Ariosoma balearicum (Anguilloidea, Congridae). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 39, 75-78.

Sures, B., Knopf, K., Würtz, J. & Hirt, J. (1999) Richness and diversity of parasite communities in European eels Anguilla anguilla of the River Rhine, Germany, with special reference to helminth parasites. Parasitology, 119, 323-330.

Sures, B., Siddall, R. & Taraschewski, H. (1999) Parasites as accumulation indicators of heavy metal pollution. Parasitology Today, 15, 16-21.

Sures, B., Steiner, W., Rydlo, M. & Taraschewski, H. (1999) Concentrations of 17 elements in the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha), in different tissues of perch (Perca fluviatilis), and in perch intestinal parasites (Acanthocephalus lucii) from the subalpin lake Mondsee (Austria). Environmental toxicology and chemistry 18, 2574-2579

Van Treeck, P. & Schuhmacher, H. (1999) Artificial reefs created by electrolysis and coral transplantation - an approach ensuring the compatibility of environmental protection and diving tourism. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 49, 75-81.

Van Treeck, P. & Schuhmacher, H. (1999) Mass diving tourism - a new dimension calls for new management approaches. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 37, 499-504.

Zimmermann, S., Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (1999) Experimental studies on lead accumulation in the eel specific endoparasites Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda) and Paratenuisentis ambiguus (Acanthocephala) as compared with their host, Anguilla anguilla. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 2, 190-195.


Hering, D. (1998) Riparian beetles (Coleoptera) along a small stream in the Oregon Coast Range and their interactions with the aquatic environment. Coleopteran Bulletin, 52, 161-170.

Knopf, K., Würtz, J., Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (1998) Impact of low water temperature on the development of Anguillicola crassus in the final host Anguilla anguilla. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 33, 143-149.

Siddall, R. & Sures, B. (1998) Uptake of lead by Pomphorhynchus laevis cystacanths in Gammarus pulex and immature worms in chub (Leuciscus cephalus). Parasitology Research, 84, 573-577.

Sures, B., Jürges, G. & Taraschewski, H. (1998) Relative concentrations of heavy metals in the parasites Ascaris suum (Nematoda) and Fasciola hepatica (Digenea) and their respective porcine and bovine definitive hosts. International Journal for Parasitology, 28, 1173-1178.


Hering, D. & Plachter, H. (1997) Riparian Ground Beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) preying on aquatic invertebrates: a feeding strategy in alpine floodplains. Oecologia, 111, 261-270.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Rokicki, J. (1997) Lead and cadmium content of two cestodes Monobothrium wageneri and Bothriocephalus scorpii, and their fish hosts. Parasitology Research, 83, 618-623.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Rydlo, M. (1997) Intestinal fish parasites as heavy metal bioindicators: a comparison between Acanthocephalus lucii (Palaeacanthocephala) and the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 59, 14-21.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Siddall, R. (1997) Heavy metal concentrations in adult acanthocephalans and cestodes compared to their fish hosts and to established free-living bioindicators. Parassitologia, 39, 213-218.

Van Treeck, P. & Schuhmacher, H. (1997) Initial survival of coral nubbins transplanted by a new coral transplantation technology. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 150, 287-292.


Sures, B. & Taraschewski, H. (1995) Cadmium concentrations in two adult acanthocephalans, Pomphorhynchus laevis and Acanthocephalus lucii, as compared with their fish hosts and cadmium and lead levels in larvae of A. lucii as compared with their crustacean host. Parasitology Research, 81, 4.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Haug, C. (1995) Determination of trace metals (Cd, Pb) in fish by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry after microwave digestion. Analytica Chimica Acta, 311, 135-139.


Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Jackwerth, E. (1994) Comparative study of lead accumulation in different organs of perch (Perca fluviatilis) and its intestinal parasite Acanthocephalus lucii. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 52, 269-273.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Jackwerth, E. (1994) Lead accumulation in Pomphorhynchus laevis and its host. Journal of Parasitology, 80, 355-357.

Sures, B., Taraschewski, H. & Jackwerth, E. (1994) Lead content of Paratenuisentis ambiguus (Acanthocephala), Anguillicola crassus (Nematodes) and their host Anguilla anguilla. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 19, 105-107.