Gunnar Cervin

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Spatial and temporal variation in settlement and recruitment of the intertidal barnacle Semibalanus balanoides (L.) (Crustacea: Cirripedia) over a European scale a , b b c d ˚ * Abstract Variation in the level of settlement and recruitment in the intertidal barnacle Semibalanus balanoides was studied using a hierarchical sampling programme. The effect of(More)
Ecological research on algal-derived metabolites with antimicrobial activity has recently received increased attention and is no longer only aimed at identifying novel natural compounds with potential use in applied perspectives. Despite this progress, few studies have so far demonstrated ecologically relevant antimicrobial roles of algal metabolites, and(More)
Two strains of Alexandrium minutum were exposed to waterborne cues from copepod grazers in factorial combinations of nitrate and phosphate concentrations to evaluate the importance of grazer-induced paralytic shellfish toxin (PST) production under different nutrient regimes. In nitrate-rich treatments, the presence of waterborne cues from grazers resulted(More)
Mortality soon after settlement is typically high and spatial distribution of germlings is usually very variable in seaweeds. This is the case for Ascophyllum nodosum (L.) Le Jol, which is a very common brown alga on sheltered rocky shores of the northern Atlantic. In this paper, the interactive effects of several factors on the survival of germlings of A.(More)
The inhibition of marine biofouling by the bromotyrosine derivative ianthelline, isolated from the Arctic marine sponge Stryphnus fortis, is described. All major stages of the fouling process are investigated. The effect of ianthelline on adhesion and growth of marine bacteria and microalgae is tested to investigate its influence on the initial microfouling(More)
The effects of small-scale disturbances (80 Â 30-cm plots) of canopy and grazers on intertidal assemblages were investigated in this 4-year experiment on sheltered rocky shores on the Swedish west coast. Canopy disturbances due to ice scouring were mimicked by removal of adult plants of the seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum (L.) Le Joli. Density of the main(More)
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