Literature on Acartia tonsa

Literature on Acartia tonsa Dana, 1849

Andersen Borg, M. 2009. Non-indigenous zooplankton – the role of predatory cladocerans and of copepods in trophic dynamics. Ph.D. thesis, University of Stockholm, Sweden, 53pp.

Aravena, G., Villate, F., Uriarte, I., Iriarte, A. and Ibáñez, B. 2009. Response of Acartia populations to environmental variability and effects of invasive congenerics in the estuary of Bilbao, Bay of Biscay. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 83: 621-628.

Belmonte, G. 1998. The egg morphology of 7 Acartiidae species: a preliminary survey of the ootaxonomy of calanoids. Journal of Marine Systems 15: 35-39.

Belmonte, G., Mazzocchi, M.G., Prusova, I.Y. and Shadrin, N.V. 1994. Acartia tonsa: a species new for the Black Sea fauna. In: Ecology and Morphology of Copepods (F.D. Ferrari and B.P. Bradley, eds.). Hydrobiologia 292/293: 9-15.

Berggreen, U., Hansen, B. and Kiørboe, T. 1988. Food size spectra, ingestion and growth of the copepod Acartia tonsa during development: implications for determination of copepod production. Marine Biology 99: 341-352.

Bielmyer, G.K., Grosell, M. and Brix, K.V. 2006. Toxicity of silver, zinc, copper, and nickel to the copepod Acartia tonsa exposed via a phytoplankton diet. Enviromental Science and Technology 40(6): 2063-2068.

Calliari, D., Andersen, C.M., Thor, P., Gorokhova, E. and Tiselius, P. 2006. Salinity modulates the energy balance and reproductive success of co-occurring copepods Acartia tonsa and A. clausi in different ways. Marine Ecology Progress Series 312: 177-188.

Calliari, D., Andersen Borg, M.C., Thor, P., Gorokhova, E. and Tiselius, P. 2008. Instantaneous salinity reductions affect the survival and feeding rates of the co-occurring copepods Acartia tonsa Dana and A. clausi Giesbrecht differently. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 362: 18-25.

Caudill, C.C. and Bucklin, A. 2004. Molecular phylogeography and evolutionary history of the estuarine copepod, Acartia tonsa, on the Northwest Atlantic coast. Hydrobiologia 511: 91-102.

Cervetto, G., Pagano, M. and Gaudy, R. 1995. Feeding behavior and migrations in a natural population of the copepod Acartia tonsa. Hydrobiologia 300/301: 237-248.

Chen, G. and Hare, M.P. 2008. Cryptic ecological diversification of a planktonic estuarine copepod, Acartia tonsa. Molecular Ecology 17: 1451-1468.

Cubbage, A., Lawrence, D., Tomasky, G. and Valiela, I. 1999. Relationship of reproductive output in Acartia tonsa, chlorophyll concentration, and land-derived nitrogen loads in estuaries of Waquoit Bay, Massachusetts. Biological Bulletin 197: 294-295.

David, V., Sautour, B. and Chardy, P. 2007. Successful colonization of the calanoid copepod Acartia tonsa in the oligo-mesohaline area of the Gironde estuary (SW France) – Natural or anthropogenic forcing? Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 71: 429-442.

Engström, J., Koski, M., Viitasalo, M., Reinikainen, M., Repka, S. and Sivonen, K. 2000. Feeding interactions of the copepods Eurytemora affinis and Acartia bifilosa with the cyanobacteria Nodularia sp. Journal of Plankton Research 22(7): 1403-1409.

Främmande Arter 2006. Acartia tonsa fact-sheet. Available at (accessed on 23. feb 2015).

Garmew, T.G., Hammond, S., Mercantini, A., Morgan, J., Neunert, C. and Fornshell, J.A. 1994. Morphological variability of geographically distinct populations of the estuarine copepod Acartia tonsa. In: Ecology and Morphology of Copepods (F.D. Ferrari and B.P. Bradley, eds.). Hydrobiologia 292/293: 149-156.

Gifford, D.J. and Dagg, M.J. 1988. Feeding of the estuarine copepod Acartia tonsa Dana: Carnivory vs. Herbivory in natural microplankton assemblages. Bulletin of Marine Science 43(3): 458-468.

Gollasch, S. and Nehring, S. 2006. National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany. Aquatic Invasions 1(4): 245-269.

González, J.G. 1974. Critical thermal maxima and upper lethal temperatures for the calanoid copepods Acartia tonsa and A. clausi. Marine Biology 27(3): 219-223.

Gubanova, A. 2000. Occurrence of Acartia tonsa Dana in the Black Sea. Was it introduced from the Mediterranean? Mediterranean Marine Science 1(1): 105-109.

Hammer, R.M. 1978. Scanning electron microscope study of the spermatophore of Acartia tonsa (Copepoda: Calanoida). Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 97(3): 386-389.

Højgaard, J.K., Jepsen, P.M. and Hansen, B.W. 2008. Salinity-induced quiescence in eggs of the calanoid copepod Acartia tonsa (Dana): a simple method for egg storage. Aquaculture Research 39(8): 828-836.

Holmstrup, M., Overgaard, J., Sørensen, T.F., Drillet, G., Hansen, B.W., Ramløv, H. and Engell-Sørensen, K. 2006. Influence of storage conditions on viability of quiescent copepod eggs (Acartia tonsa Dana): effects of temperature, salinity and anoxia. Aquaculture Research 37(6): 625-631.

Holste, L. and Peck, M.A. 2006. The effects of temperature and salinity on egg production and hatching success of Baltic Acartia tonsa (Copepoda: Calanoida): a laboratory investigation. Marine Biology 148(5): 1061-1070.

Hubareva, E., Svetlichny, L., Kideys, A. and Isinibilir, M. 2008. Fate of the Black Sea Acartia clausi and Acartia tonsa (Copepoda) penetrating into the Marmara Sea through the Bosphorus. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 76(1): 131-140.

Jespersen, P. 1933. Planktonfaunaen i Ringkøbing Fjord og Nymindestrømmen 1914-30. [The plankton fauna in Ringkøbing Fjord and the Nyminde Inlet.] In: R. Spärck (ed.) 1933-1936. Ringkøbing Fjords Naturhistorie i Brakvandsperioden 1915-31, pp. 49-61. [in Danish with English summary]

Katajisto, T. 2006. Benthic resting eggs in the life cycles of calanoid copepods in the northern Baltic Sea. Walter and Andrée de Nottbeck Foundation Scientific Reports No. 29, Helsinki, Finland, 46pp. Available at 23. Feb. 2015).

Katajisto, T., Viitasalo, M. and Koski, M. 1998. Seasonal occurrence and hatching of calanoid eggs in sediments of the northern Baltic Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series 163: 133-143.

Kiørboe, T. and Bagøien, E. 2005. Motility patterns and mate encounter rates in planktonic copepods. Limnology and Oceanography 50(6): 1999-2007.

Kiørboe, T., Møhlenberg, F. and Hamburger, K. 1985. Bioenergetics of the planktonic copepod Acartia tonsa: relation between feeding, egg production and respiration, and composition of specific dynamic action. Marine Ecology Progress Series 26: 85-97.

Kusk, K.O. and Petersen, S. 1997. Acute and chronic toxicity of tributyltin and linear alkylbenzene sulfonate to the marine copepod Acartia tonsa. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 16(8): 1629-1633.

Leandro, S.M., Tiselius, P. and Queiroga, H. 2006. Growth and development of nauplii and copepodites of the estuarine copepod Acartia tonsa from southern Europe (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal) under saturating food conditions. Marine Biology 150: 121-129.

Lee, W.Y. and McAlice, B.J. 1979. Seasonal succession and breeding cycles of three species of Acartia (Copepoda: Calanoida) in a Maine estuary. Estuaries 2(4): 228-235

Marcus, N.H. and Wilcox, J.A. 2007. A guide to the meso-scale production of the copepod Acartia tonsa. Florida Sea Grant.

McAlice, B.J. 1981. On the post-glacial history of Acartia tonsa (Copepoda: Calanoida) in the Gulf of Maine and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Marine Biology 64: 267-272.

Nielsen, T.G., Kiørboe, T. and Bjørnsen, .K. 1990. Effects of a Chrysochromulina polylepis subsurface bloom on the planktonic community. Marine Ecology Progress Series 62: 21-35.

Redeke, H.C. 1934. On the occurrence of two pelagic copepods, Acartia bifilosa and Acartia tonsa, in the brackish waters of the Netherlands. Journal du Conseil International de l'Exploration de la Mer 9(1): 39-45.

Reeve, M.R. and Walter, M.A. 1977. Observations on the existence of lower threshold and upper critical food concentrations for the copepod Acartia tonsa Dana. Journal of Experimental Biology and Ecology 29: 211-221.

Rodríguez-Graña, L., Calliari, D., Tiselius, P., Hansen, B.W. and Sköld, H.N. 2010. Gender-specific ageing and non-Mendelian inheritance of oxidative damage in marine copepods. Marine Ecology Progress Series 401: 1-13.

Schallek, W. 1942. The vertical migration of the copepod Acartia tonsa under controlled illumination. Biological Bulletin 82: 112-126.

Schmidt, K. and Jónasdóttir, S.H. 1997. Nutritional quality of two cyanobacteria: How rich is 'poor' food? Marine Ecology Progress Series 151: 1-10.

Segerstråle, S.G. 1957. Baltic Sea. In: Treatise on Marine Ecology and Paleoecology. Part I. Ecology (Hedgpeth, J.W., ed.). Geological Society of America, Memoir 67, pp. 751-800.

Sei, S. and Ferrari, I. 2006. First report of the occurrence of Acartia tonsa (Copepoda: Calanoida) in the Lesina lagoon (south Adriatic Sea – Mediterranean Sea). Marine Biodiversity Records 1: e37 (2pp.).

Sommer, U. 2009. Copepod growth and diatoms: insensitivity of Acartia tonsa to the composition of semi-natural plankton mixtures manipulated by silicon:nitrogen ratios in mesocosms. Oecologia 159(1): 207-215.

Sørensen, T.F., Drillet, G., Engell-Sørensen, K., Hansen, B.W. and Ramløv, H. 2007. Production and biochemical composition of eggs from neritic calanoid copepods reared in large outdoor tanks (Limfjord, Denmark). Aquaculture 263: 84-96.

Tackx, M. and Polk, P. 1982. Feeding of Acartia tonsa Dana (Copepoda, Calanoida): predation on nauplii of Canuella perplexa T. et A. Scott (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) in the sluice-dock at Ostend. Hydrobiologia 94: 131-133.

Thor, P. 2003. Elevated respiration rates of the neritic copepod Acartia tonsa during recovery from starvation. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 283: 133-143.

Tiselius, P. 1992. Behavior of Acartia tonsa in patchy food environments. Limnology and Oceanography 37(8): 1640-1651.

Tiselius, P., Andersen Borg, C.M., Hansen, B.W., Hansen, P.J., Nielsen, T.G. and Vismann, B. 2008. High reproduction, but low biomass: mortality estimates of the copepod Acartia tonsa in a hyper-eutrophic estuary. Aquatic Biology 2: 93-103.

Tiselius, P., Hansen, B., Jonsson, P., Kiørboe, T., Nielsen, T.G., Piontkovski, S. and Saiz, E. 1995. Can we use laboratory-reared copepods for experiments? A comparison of feeding behaviour and reproduction between a field and a laboratory population of Acartia tonsa. ICES Journal of Marine Science 52(3-4): 369-376