The vERSO project has reached its end in 2019. You can download the final report here. The RECTO project is still ongoing.

The full list of RECTO-vERSO publications is below:

Braeckman, U., Pasotti, F., Hoffmann, R., Vázquez, S., Wulff, A., Schloss, I. R., Falk, U., Deregibus, D., Lefaible, N., Torstensson, A., Al-Handal, A., Wenzhöfer, F., & Vanreusel, A. (2021). Glacial melt disturbance shifts community metabolism of an Antarctic seafloor ecosystem from net autotrophy to heterotrophy. Communications Biology, 4(1), 148.
Saucède, T., Eléaume, M., Jossart, Q., Moreau, C., Downey, R., Bax, N., Sands, C., Mercado, B., Gallut, C., & Vignes-Lebbe, R. (2020). Taxonomy 2.0: computer-aided identification tools to assist Antarctic biologists in the field and in the laboratory. Antarctic Science, 1–13.
Michel, L. N., Nyssen, F. L., Dauby, P., & Verheye, M. (2020). Can mandible morphology help predict feeding habits in Antarctic amphipods? Antarctic Science, 1–12.
Guillaumot, C., Danis, B., & Saucède, T. (2020). Selecting environmental descriptors is critical for modelling the distribution of Antarctic benthic species. Polar Biology.
Fabri‐Ruiz, S., Danis, B., Navarro, N., Koubbi, P., Laffont, R., & Saucède, T. (2020). Benthic ecoregionalization based on echinoid fauna of the Southern Ocean supports current proposals of Antarctic Marine Protected Areas under IPCC scenarios of climate change. Global Change Biology, gcb.14988.
Le Bourg, B., Lepoint, G., & Michel, L. N. (2020). Effects of preservation methodology on stable isotope compositions of sea stars. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 34(2).
Guillaumot, C., Moreau, C., Danis, B., & Saucède, T. (2020). Extrapolation in species distribution modelling. Application to Southern Ocean marine species. Progress in Oceanography, 188, 102438.
Guillaumot, C., Saucède, T., Morley, S. A., Augustine, S., Danis, B., & Kooijman, S. (2020). Can DEB models infer metabolic differences between intertidal and subtidal morphotypes of the Antarctic limpet Nacella concinna (Strebel, 1908)? Ecological Modelling, 430, 109088.
Jossart, Q., Kochzius, M., Danis, B., Saucède, T., & Moreau, C. V. E. (2020). Diversity of the Pterasteridae (Asteroidea) in the Southern Ocean: a molecular and morphological approach. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 1–12.
Feral, J.-P., Poulin, E., De Ridder, C., & Saucede, T. (2019). A field guide to coastal echinoderms of the Kerguelen Islands. Zoosymposia, 15(1), 33–43.
Michel, L. N., Danis, B., Dubois, P., Eleaume, M., Fournier, J., Gallut, C., Jane, P., & Lepoint, G. (2019). Increased sea ice cover alters food web structure in East Antarctica. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 8062.
Moreau, C., Danis, B., Jossart, Q., Eléaume, M., Sands, C., Achaz, G., Agüera, A., & Saucède, T. (2019). Is reproductive strategy a key factor in understanding the evolutionary history of Southern Ocean Asteroidea (Echinodermata)? Ecology and Evolution, 9(15), 8465–8478.
Guillaumot, C., Artois, J., Saucède, T., Demoustier, L., Moreau, C., Eléaume, M., Agüera, A., & Danis, B. (2019). Broad-scale species distribution models applied to data-poor areas. Progress in Oceanography, 175, 198–207.
Heindler, F. M., Maes, G. E., Delerue-Ricard, S., Vanden Bavière, A., Hostens, K., & Volckaert, F. A. M. (2019). Diet composition and gut microbiome of 0-group European plaice Pleuronectes platessa L. - Strong homogeneity and subtle spatial and temporal differences. Journal of Sea Research, 144, 67–77.
Fabri-Ruiz, S., Danis, B., David, B., & Saucède, T. (2019). Can we generate robust species distribution models at the scale of the Southern Ocean? Diversity and Distributions, 25(1), 21–37.
Heindler, F. M., Christiansen, H., Frédérich, B., Dettaï, A., Lepoint, G., Maes, G. E., Van de Putte, A. P., & Volckaert, F. A. M. (2018). Historical DNA Metabarcoding of the Prey and Microbiome of Trematomid Fishes Using Museum Samples. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 151.
Christiansen, H., Dettai, A., Heindler, F. M., Collins, M. A., Duhamel, G., Hautecoeur, M., Steinke, D., Volckaert, F. A. M., & Van de Putte, A. P. (2018). Diversity of Mesopelagic Fishes in the Southern Ocean - A Phylogeographic Perspective Using DNA Barcoding. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 120.
Guillaumot, C., Martin, A., Eléaume, M., & Saucède, T. (2018). Methods for improving species distribution models in data-poor areas: example of sub-Antarctic benthic species on the Kerguelen Plateau. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 594, 149–164.
D’Udekem d’Acoz, C., Schön, I., & Robert, H. (2018). The genus Charcotia Chevreux, 1906 in the Southern Ocean, with the description of a new species (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Lysianassoidea). Belgian Journal of Zoology, 148(1).
Moreau, C., Mah, C., Agüera, A., Améziane, N., Barnes, D., Crokaert, G., Eléaume, M., Griffiths, H., Guillaumot, C., Hemery, L. G., Jażdżewska, A., Jossart, Q., Laptikhovsky, V., Linse, K., Neill, K., Sands, C., Saucède, T., Schiaparelli, S., Siciński, J., … Danis, B. (2018). Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Asteroidea database. ZooKeys, 747, 141–156.
Havermans, C., Seefeldt, M. A., & Held, C. (2018). A biodiversity survey of scavenging amphipods in a proposed marine protected area: the Filchner area in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Polar Biology, 41(7), 1371–1390.
Guillaumot, C., Fabri-Ruiz, S., Martin, A., Eléaume, M., Danis, B., Féral, J.-P., & Saucède, T. (2018). Benthic species of the Kerguelen Plateau show contrasting distribution shifts in response to environmental changes. Ecology and Evolution, 8(12), 6210–6225.
Havermans, C., & Smetacek, V. (2018). Bottom-up and top-down triggers of diversification: A new look at the evolutionary ecology of scavenging amphipods in the deep sea. Progress in Oceanography, 164, 37–51.
D’Udekem d’Acoz, C., & Verheye, M. L. (2017). Epimeria of the Southern Ocean with notes on their relatives (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Eusiroidea). European Journal of Taxonomy, 359.
Fabri-Ruiz, S., Saucède, T., Danis, B., & David, B. (2017). Southern Ocean Echinoids database – An updated version of Antarctic, Sub-Antarctic and cold temperate echinoid database. ZooKeys, 697, 1–20.
Agüera, A., Ahn, I.-Y., Guillaumot, C., & Danis, B. (2017). A Dynamic Energy Budget (DEB) model to describe Laternula elliptica (King, 1832) seasonal feeding and metabolism. PLOS ONE, 12(8), e0183848.
Hauquier, F., Leliaert, F., Rigaux, A., Derycke, S., & Vanreusel, A. (2017). Distinct genetic differentiation and species diversification within two marine nematodes with different habitat preference in Antarctic sediments. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17(1), 120.
Moreau, C., Saucède, T., Jossart, Q., Agüera, A., Brayard, A., & Danis, B. (2017). Reproductive strategy as a piece of the biogeographic puzzle: a case study using Antarctic sea stars (Echinodermata, Asteroidea). Journal of Biogeography, 44(4), 848–860.
Havermans, C. (2016). Have we so far only seen the tip of the iceberg? Exploring species diversity and distribution of the giant amphipod Eurythenes. Biodiversity, 17(1–2), 12–25.
Byrne, M., Gall, M., Wolfe, K., & Agüera, A. (2016). From pole to pole: the potential for the Arctic seastar Asterias amurensis to invade a warming Southern Ocean. Global Change Biology, 22(12), 3874–3887.
Michel, L. N., David, B., Dubois, P., Lepoint, G., & De Ridder, C. (2016). Trophic plasticity of Antarctic echinoids under contrasted environmental conditions. Polar Biology, 39(5), 913–923.
David, B., Saucède, T., Chenuil, A., Steimetz, E., & De Ridder, C. (2016). The taxonomic challenge posed by the Antarctic echinoids Abatus bidens and Abatus cavernosus (Schizasteridae, Echinoidea). Polar Biology, 39(5), 897–912.
Gutt, J., Alvaro, M. C., Barco, A., Böhmer, A., Bracher, A., David, B., De Ridder, C., Dorschel, B., Eléaume, M., Janussen, D., Kersken, D., López-González, P. J., Martínez-Baraldés, I., Schröder, M., Segelken-Voigt, A., & Teixidó, N. (2016). Macroepibenthic communities at the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, an ecological survey at different spatial scales. Polar Biology, 39(5), 829–849.
González-Wevar, C. A., Chown, S. L., Morley, S., Coria, N., Saucéde, T., & Poulin, E. (2016). Out of Antarctica: quaternary colonization of sub-Antarctic Marion Island by the limpet genus Nacella (Patellogastropoda: Nacellidae). Polar Biology, 39(1), 77–89.
Hauquier, F., Ballesteros-Redondo, L., Gutt, J., & Vanreusel, A. (2016). Community dynamics of nematodes after Larsen ice-shelf collapse in the eastern Antarctic Peninsula. Ecology and Evolution, 6(1), 305–317.
Moreau, C., Aguera, A., Jossart, Q., & Danis, B. (2015). Southern Ocean Asteroidea: a proposed update for the Register of Antarctic Marine Species. Biodiversity Data Journal, 3, e7062.
Pasotti, F., Saravia, L. A., De Troch, M., Tarantelli, M. S., Sahade, R., & Vanreusel, A. (2015). Benthic Trophic Interactions in an Antarctic Shallow Water Ecosystem Affected by Recent Glacier Retreat. PLOS ONE, 10(11), e0141742.
Kašparová, E., Van de Putte, A. P., Marshall, C., & Janko, K. (2015). Lifestyle and Ice: The Relationship between Ecological Specialization and Response to Pleistocene Climate Change. PLOS ONE, 10(11), e0138766.
Agüera, A., Collard, M., Jossart, Q., Moreau, C., & Danis, B. (2015). Parameter Estimations of Dynamic Energy Budget (DEB) Model over the Life History of a Key Antarctic Species: The Antarctic Sea Star Odontaster validus Koehler, 1906. PLOS ONE, 10(10), e0140078.
Jossart, Q., Moreau, C., Aguera, A., De Broyer, C., & Danis, B. (2015). The Register of Antarctic Marine Species (RAMS): a ten-year appraisal. ZooKeys, 524, 137–145.
Hauquier, F., Durán Suja, L., Gutt, J., Veit-Köhler, G., & Vanreusel, A. (2015). Different Oceanographic Regimes in the Vicinity of the Antarctic Peninsula Reflected in Benthic Nematode Communities. PLOS ONE, 10(9), e0137527.
D’Acoz, C. d’UDEKEM, & Havermans, C. (2015). Contribution to the systematics of the genus Eurythenes S.I. Smith in Scudder, 1882 (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Lysianassoidea: Eurytheneidae). Zootaxa, 3971(1), 1.
Pasotti, F., Manini, E., Giovannelli, D., Wölfl, A.-C., Monien, D., Verleyen, E., Braeckman, U., Abele, D., & Vanreusel, A. (2015). Antarctic shallow water benthos in an area of recent rapid glacier retreat. Marine Ecology, 36(3), 716–733.
Saucède, T., Díaz, A., Pierrat, B., Sellanes, J., David, B., Féral, J.-P., & Poulin, E. (2015). The phylogenetic position and taxonomic status of Sterechinus bernasconiae Larrain, 1975 (Echinodermata, Echinoidea), an enigmatic Chilean sea urchin. Polar Biology, 38(8), 1223–1237.
Collard, M., De Ridder, C., David, B., Dehairs, F., & Dubois, P. (2015). Could the acid-base status of Antarctic sea urchins indicate a better-than-expected resilience to near-future ocean acidification? Global Change Biology, 21(2), 605–617.
Fripiat, F., Sigman, D. M., Fawcett, S. E., Rafter, P. A., Weigand, M. A., & Tison, J.-L. (2014). New insights into sea ice nitrogen biogeochemical dynamics from the nitrogen isotopes: SEA ICE NITROGEN ISOTOPIC DISTRIBUTION. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 28(2), 115–130.
Danis, B., De Broyer, C., Koubbi, P., & Van de Putte, A. P. (2014). Going dynamic: a vision for the Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean (BASO). In C. De Broyer, P. Koubbi, H. J. Griffiths, B. Raymond, C. d’Udekem d’Acoz, A. P. Van de Putte, B. Danis, B. David, S. Grant, J. Gutt, C. Held, G. Hosie, F. Huettmann, A. Post, & Y. Ropert-Coudert (Eds.), Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean (pp. 466–467). Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.
Danis, B., Griffiths, H. J., & Jangoux, M. (2014). Asteroidea. In C. De Broyer, P. Koubbi, H. J. Griffiths, B. Raymond, C. d’Udekem d’Acoz, A. P. Van de Putte, B. Danis, B. David, S. Grant, J. Gutt, C. Held, G. Hosie, F. Huettmann, A. Post, & Y. Ropert-Coudert (Eds.), Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean (pp. 200–207). Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research.
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