Collections and calls for papers

Biodiversity and Ecology of the Wadden Sea under changing environments

Climate change is one of the most significant risks to the Wadden Sea. One of the current key challenges of the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation is to identify how the effects of climate change, including s...

  • Christian Buschbaum
  • Helmut Hillebrand
  • Stefan Garthe
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
30 November 2022
Biodiversity in Abyssal Polymetallic Nodule Areas

Polymetallic Nodule Areas located at abyssal depths globally are characterized by the presence of ‘manganese nodules’ on the sediment surface. The nodules contain metals such as cobalt, nickel and copper and...

  • Stefanie Kaiser
  • Tammy Horton
  • Nuria Sánchez
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
30 September 2022
Articles available
Biodiversity of Icelandic Waters

This article collection focuses on the biodiversity of Icelandic waters and on the outcome of the IceAGE (Icelandic Animals: Genetics and Ecology) project. It presents international efforts to deepen our und...

  • Karin Meißner
  • Saskia Brix-Elsig
  • Ken M. Halanych
Submission status
Closed
Articles available
Discovering the water column: integrated taxonomic approaches for measuring marine pelagic biodiversity

There is a strong evidence that the abundance of many species is declining, and that species distributions have already been substantially altered due to habitat conversion, pollution, overexploitation of na...

  • Elaine Fileman
  • Jasmin Renz
  • Agata Weydmann-Zwolicka,
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
30 November 2022
Interstitial and Cave Diversity in Atlantic Oceanic Islands

The goal of this topical collection is to mainly promote research on marine biodiversity in cave and interstitial ecosystems in Atlantic oceanic at three levels: (1) description of new species; (2) ecologica...

  • Alejandro Martínez
Submission status
Closed
Articles available
Seamounts and oceanic archipelagos and their role for the biodiversity, biogeography, and dispersal of marine organisms

In the past decades, seamounts and oceanic archipelagos have become increasingly of interest for biogeographic and biodiversity research of marine organisms. As submerged or emerged volcanic islands they pro...

  • Hartmut Arndt
  • Kai Horst George
  • Manfred Kaufmann
Submission status
Open
Submission deadline
30 November 2022
Articles available
Systematics and Biodiversity of Indian Ocean Sharks, Rays, and Chimaeras (Chondrichthyes)

The Indian Ocean, especially the Western Indian Ocean, is a biodiversity “hotspot” holding one of the most diverse Chondrichthyan fauna’s globally with >400 species, of which 22 new species have been describ...

  • David A. Ebert
  • Peter Kyne
  • Simon Weigmann
Submission status
Closed
Articles available