BELGIUM / BRAZIL / ENGLAND / FRANCE 

GERMANY / INDIA / IRELAND  / MEXICO / PHILIPPINES

SOUTH AFRICA / SPAIN / THE NETHERLANDS / TURKEY /

UNITED STATES / WALES

 

BELGIUM

 

Ph.D. Dissertation

Dimitri Deheyn. 1998. Study of bioluminescence in the ophiuroid Amphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (Echinodermata): structure of photogenous sites; characteristics of expression and function of the bioluminescence.  Free University of Brussels (ULB).

 

 

BRAZIL

Ph.D. Dissertation

Y.A.G Tavares . (in progress:2000-2004). Reproductive biology of three species of echinoids in different habitats at Parana's coastal waters (south Brazil). Universidade Federal do Paraná.

 

ENGLAND

Ph.D. Dissertation

Jennifer Jackson (in progress). Evolutionary Explosions and changes in molecular rates: testing molecular clocks against a known fossil record. University of Oxford.

 

 

FRANCE

Ph.D. Dissertation

Bertrand MartinGarin . 2000.  Diversité structurale et morphologique du test des oursins Collyritidae du BajocienBathonien; implications biostratigraphiques, environnementales et phylétiques (DEA Dissertation Université de Bourgogne, DIJON).

Sébastien Moyne. 2001.  Disparité morphologique et diversité taxinomique chez le genre Nucleolites (Echinoidea; Cassiduloidea) du BajocienOxfordien du Bassin de Paris: morphologie et architecture du test, modalités de croissance et tendances évolutives, implications biostratigraphiques et paléoécologiques  (DEA DissertationUniversité de Bourgogne, DIJON).

 

GERMANY

Ph.D. Dissertation

Heiko Sahling . 2001. The influence of hydrogen sulfide on the benthic community structure at cold seeps  and interactions between the cold-seep and deep-sea ecosystems - three case studies [in English]. Kiel University.

M. Sc. Thesis

Bernhard Müller .  2001. Distribution patterns of epibenthic assemblages on the Meteor Seamount [in German].  Kiel University.

 

  INDIA

Ph.D. Dissertation

M.K. Ram Mohan . 2001. Annual reproductive cycle of sea cucumber Holothuria atra Jaeger at Tuticorin, Southeast coast of India.  C.I.F.E. (Deemed University of ICAR), Mumbai-61, India. (Ph.D. dissertation submitted).

M.Sc. Thesis

Manickam Nithyanandan .  2001. Anti-bacterial activity of seaweeds collected from Thondi coastal waters, Palk Bay, South east coast of India.  M.sc., Oceanography and coastal area studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India.

 

IRELAND

Ph.D. Dissertation

Amy Greenwood .  2000.  The reproductive ecology of echinoderms in Lough Hyne Marine Nature Reserve, with special reference to the cushion star Asterina phylactica Emson and Crump. University College Cork.

 

MEXICO

Tesis de Licenciatura

Francisco Benitez Villalobos . 2000.  Comunidad de Equinodermos asociada a la zona arrecifal Puerto EscondidoBahías de Huatulco, Oaxaca, México. Tesis de Licenciatura, Universidad del Mar, Puerto Angel, Oaxaca, México.

     

PHILIPPINES

M. Sc. Thesis

Conlu, P.V. 1960. Studies on the echinoderms of Manila Bay mostly taken by otter trawl. Universidad de Santo Tomas.

Domatay, J.S. 1928. Morphology of Stichopus chloronotus. University of the Philippines.

Grageda, O.P. 1966. The littoral asteroid fauna of Guimais strait and vicinity. Universidad de Santo Tomas.

Ureta, M.B.S. 1956. Anatomical studies on Halodeima pulla (Selenka). Universidad de Santo Tomas.

 

SOUTH AFRICA

Ph.D. Dissertation

M. Natasen-Moodley . 2000. A taxonomic study of some holothuroid echinoderms taken from Southern African waters, west of Port Elizabeth, in the collections of the South African Museum, University of Durban-Westville.

 

SPAIN

Ph.D. Dissertation

Patricio Dominguez Alonso .  1999.  Sistemática, Anatomía, Estructura y Función de Ctenocystoidea (Echinodermata Carpoidea del Paleozoico Inferior.  538 pages.  Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas.

 

THE NETHERLANDS

Ph.D. Dissertation

J.W.M. Jagt. 2000. Late Cretaceous-Early Palaeogene echinoderms from the southeast Netherlands and northeast Belgium, x + 448 pp., 112 figs, 9 tabs, 172 pls. [Ph.D., Vrije Universiteit, Instituut voor Aardwetenschappen, Amsterdam].

 

TURKEY

M. Sc. Thesis

Fatih Huseyinoglu. (in progress).  Biodiversity analysis of marine benthos in Istanbul coasts. A new seastar in Istanbul coastline: Asterias rubens.  Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 7/2000.

 

UNITED STATES

M. Sc. Thesis (Marine Science)

Rosemary Hall .  (expected May 2000).   Effects of zinc on rates and developmental patterns of arm regeneration in the brittlestars Amphipholis gracillima and Ophiothrix angulata.  University of South Carolina.

M.Sc. Thesis

Timothy Henkel . 2001. Sponge habitat use by ophiuroids in the Florida Keys. University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

L. Scott Kelley . 2000. Stratigraphy of the Palo Pinto Formation in northeastern Palo Pinto County, Texas. University of Texas at Arlington.

Tiffany D. Talbot. 2000. The effects of salinity on production in the brittlestar Ophiophragmus filograneus (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). University of South Florida.

 

WALES

M.Sc. Thesis

Maria del Mar Otero.   1999.  Study on effects cypermethrin, a potential agent for treatment of salmonids against sea lice, on Mytilus edulis and Crassostrea gigas larvae. University of Wales, Bangor.

     


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