• BENTHIC ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY

Benthic Ecology :

 
Dumont C. P., Gaymer C. F. & M. Thiel. 2011. Predation contributes to invasion resistance of benthic communities against the non-indigenous tunicate Ciona intestinalis. Biol Invasions 13:2023–2034.
   

Wahl M, Link H, Alexandridis N, Thomason JC, Cifuentes M, et al. (2011) Re-Structuring of Marine Communities Exposed to Environmental Change: A Global Study on the Interactive Effects of Species and Functional Richness. PLoS ONE 6(5): e19514. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0019514

   
Pacheco, A.S., Laudien, J., Thiel, M., Oliva, M. & O. Heilmayer. 2011. Succession and seasonal variation in the development of subtidal macrobenthic hard-bottom communities off northern Chile. Marine Ecology 32: 7587.
   
Cifuentes M, Krüger I, Dumont CP, Lenz M, Wahl M. & M. Thiel. 2010. Does primary colonization or community structure determine the succession of fouling communities? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 395:10-20.
   
Pacheco, A.S., Laudien, J., Thiel, M., Oliva, M. & W. Arntz. 2010. Succession and seasonal variation in the development of subtidal macrobenthic soft-bottom communities off northern Chile . Journal of Sea Research 64: 180-189.
   
Pacheco, A.S., Laudien, J., Thiel, M., Heilmeyer, O. & M. Oliva. 2010. Hard bottom succession of subtidal epibenthic communities colonizing hidden and exposed surfaces off northern Chile. Scientia Marina 74: 147-154
   
Buschbaum, C., Dittmann, S., Hong, J.-S., Hwang, I.-S., Strasser, M., Thiel, M., Valdivia , N., Yoon, S.-P., & K. Reise. 2009. Mytilid mussels: global habitat engineers in coastal sediments. Helgoland Mar. Res. 63: 47-58.
   

Thiel, M., Macaya, E.C., Acuña, E., Arntz, W.E., Bastias, H., Brokordt, K., Camus, P.A., Castilla, J.C., Castro, L.R., Cortés, M., Dumont, C.P., Escribano, R., Fernandez, M., Gajardo, J.A., Gaymer, C.F., Gomez, I., González, A.E., González, H.E., Haye, P.A., Illanes, J.E., Iriarte, J.L., Lancellotti, D.A., Luna-Jorquera, G., Luxoro, C., Manriquez, P.H., Marín, V., Muñoz, P., Navarrete, S.A., Perez, E., Poulin, E., Sellanes, J., Sepúlveda, H.H., Stotz, W., Tala, F., Thomas, A., Vargas, C.A., Vasquez, J.A. & A. Vega, 2007. The Humboldt Current System of northern-central Chile : oceanographic processes, ecological interactions and socio-economic feedback. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Annu. Rev. 45: 195-344.

   
Cifuentes, M., C. Kamlah, M. Thiel, M. Lenz, & M. Wahl, 2007. Effects of temporal variability of disturbance on the succession in marine fouling communities in northern-central Chile . J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 352: 280-294.
   
Thiel, M. & J. Junoy, 2006. Mating behavior of nemerteans present knowledge and future directions. J. Nat. Hist. 40: 1021-1034.
   
Van Son, T.C. & M. Thiel, 2006. Multiple predator effects in an intertidal food web. J. Anim. Ecol. 75: 25-32.
   
Valdivia, N. & M. Thiel, 2006. Effects of point-source nutrient addition and mussel removal on epibiotic assemblages in Perumytilus purpuratus beds. J. Sea Res. 56: 271-283.
   

Maslakova, S.A., J.L. Norenburg, M. Thiel & N. Vásquez, 2005. The smile of Amphiporus nelsoni Sanchez, 1973 (Nemertea: Hoplonemertea: Amphiporidae) leads to a redescription and a change in family. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 118: 483-498.

   
Valdivia, N., Heidemann, A., Thiel, M. Molis, M. & M. Wahl, 2005. Effects of disturbance on the diversity of hard-bottom macrobenthic communities on the coast of Chile. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 299: 45-54.
   
Wahl, M., M. Molis, A. Davis, S. Dobretsov, S.T. Dürr, J. Johansson, J. Kinley, D. Kirugara, M. Langer, H.K. Lotze, M. Thiel, J.C. Thomason, B. Worm & D. Zeevi Ben-Yosef, 2004. UV effects that come and go: a global comparison of marine benthic community level impacts. Global Change Biology 10: 1962-1972.
   
Sepúlveda, R., Cancino, J.M. & M. Thiel, 2003. The peracarid epifauna associated with the ascidian Pyura chilensis (MOLINA, 1782) (Ascidiacea: Pyuridae). J. Nat. Hist. 37: 1555-1569.
   
Thiel, M. & N. Ullrich, 2002. Hard rock versus soft bottom: The fauna associated with intertidal mussel beds on hard bottoms along the coast of Chile , and considerations on the functional role of mussel beds. Helgoland Marine Research 56: 21-30
   
Thiel, M. & I. Kruse, 2001. Status of the Nemertea as Predators in Marine Ecosystems. Hydrobiologia 456: 21-32.
   
Thiel, M., Ullrich, N. & N. Vásquez, 2001. Predation rates of nemertean predators: The case of a rocky shore hoplonemertean feeding on amphipods. Hydrobiologia 456: 45-57.
   
Thiel, M. & J. Vásquez, 2000. Are kelp holdfasts islands on the ocean floor? - Indication for temporarily closed aggregations of peracarid crustaceans. Hydrobiologia 440: 45-54.
   
Schories, D., Anibal, J., Chapman, A.S., Herre, E., Isaksson, I., Lillebo, A.I., Pihl, L., Reise, K., Sprung, M. & M. Thiel, 2000. Flagging Greens: hydrobiid snails as substrata for the development of green algal mats (Enteromorpha spp.) on tidal flats of North Atlantic coasts. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 199: 127-136.
   
Thiel, M., Stearns, L.M. & L. Watling, 1998. Effects of green algal mats on bivalves in a New England mud flat. Helgoländer Meeresunters. 52: 15-28.
   
Thiel, M. & L. Watling, 1998. Effects of green algal mats on infaunal colonization of a New England mud flat - long-lasting effects, but highly localized. Hydrobiologia. 375/376: 177-189.
   
Thiel, M. & G. Francés-Zubillaga, 1998. Temporal and spatial occurrence of Tetrastemma fozensis in intertidal bivalves. Hydrobiologia 265: 257-262.
   
Thiel, M., 1998. Nemertines as predators on tidal flats - High Noon at low tide. Hydrobiologia 265: 241-250.
   
Thiel, M. & T. Dernedde, 1996. Reproduction of Amphiporus lactifloreus (Hoplonemertini) on tidal flats: Implications for studies on the population biology of nemertines. Helgoländer Meeresunters. 50: 337-351.
   
Thiel, M., W. Nordhausen & K. Reise, 1995. Nocturnal surface activity of endobenthic nemertines on tidal flats. In: Eleftheriou, A., Ansell, A.D. & C.J. Smith (eds.), Biology and ecology of shallow coastal waters. Proceedings of the 28th European Marine Biology Symposium, Iraklio, Crete , 1993. Olsen & Olsen, Fredensborg , Denmark : 283-293.
   
Thiel, M. & T. Dernedde. 1994. Recruitment of shore crabs Carcinus maenas on tidal flats: mussel clumps as an important refuge for juveniles. Helgolander Meeresunters 48: 321-332.
   
Nehls, G. & M. Thiel. 1993. Large-scale distribution patterns of the mussel Mytilus edulis in the Wadden sea of schleswlg-holstein: do storms structure the ecosystem?. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research. 31:181-187.
   
Thiel, M. & K. Reise. 1993. Interaction of nemertines and their prey on tidal flats. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research. 31:163-172.
 

Biogeography :

 
Rivadeneira, M.M., M. Thiel, González, E.R. & P.A. Haye. 2011. An inverse latitudinal gradient of diversity of peracarid crustaceans along the Pacific Coast of South America: out of the deep south. Global Ecol. Biogeogr . 20 : 437448.
   
Pacheco, A.S., Laudien, J., Thiel, M., Oliva, M. & O. Heilmayer. 2011. Succession and seasonal variation in the development of subtidal macrobenthic hard-bottom communities off northern Chile. Marine Ecology 32: 7587.
   
Dennenmoser, S., Thiel, M. & C.D. Schubart. 2010. High Genetic Variability With No Apparent Geographic Structuring in the mtDNA of the Amphidromous River Shrimp Cryphiops caementarius (Decapoda: Palaemonidae) in Northern-Central Chile . Journal of Crustacean Biology. 30 (4), 762-766.
   

Fraser, C.I, Thiel, M., Spencer H.G. & J.M Waters (2010) Contemporary habitat discontinuity and historic glacial ice drive genetic divergence in Chilean kelp. BMC Evolutionary Biology,10, 203.

   
Lörz, A.N., Kilgallen , N.M. & M. Thiel. 2010. Algal-dwelling Eophliantidae (Amphipoda): description of a new species and key to the world species, with notes on their biogeography. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. UK. 90(5):1055-1063.
   

Rivadeneira, M.M., Hernáez, P., Baeza, J.A., Boltaña, S., Cifuentes, M., Correa, C., Cuevas, A., del Valle, E., Hinojosa, I.A., Ulrich, N., Valdivia, N., Vásquez, N., Zander, A. & M. Thiel. 2010. Testing the abundant-centre hypothesis using intertidal porcelain crabs along the Chilean coast: linking abundance and life history variation. J. Biogeogr. 37: 486-408.

   

Gonzalez, E.R., Haye, P.A., Balanda, M.J. & M. Thiel. 2008. Systematic list of peracarids from Chile (Crustacea, Eumalacostraca). Gayana 72: 157-177.

   

Hinojosa I., Boltaña S., Macaya E., Ugalde P., Valdivia N., Vásquez N., Newman W. & Thiel M. 2006. Geographic distribution and description of four pelagic barnacles along the south east Pacific coast of Chile - a zoogeographical approximation. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural. 78: 603-614.

   
Thiel, M., Gonzalez, E., Balanda, M.-J., Haye, P., Heard, R. & L. Watling, 2003. Diversity of Chilean peracarids (Crustacea: Malacostraca). In M.E. Hendrickx (ed.): Contributions to the study of East-Pacific crustaceans. Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, México.

Thiel, M. & N. Ullrich, 2002. Hard rock versus soft bottom: The fauna associated with intertidal mussel beds on hard bottoms along the coast of Chile , and considerations on the functional role of mussel beds. Helgoland Marine Research 56: 21-30

Thiel, M., 2002. The biogeography of littoral algal-associated peracarids along the Chilean coast. J. Biogeogr. 29: 999-1008.

Guerra-García, J.M. & M. Thiel, 2001. La fauna de caprélidos (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Caprellidea) de la costa de Coquimbo, centro-norte de Chile, con una clave taxonómica para la identificación de las especies. Rev. Chil. Hist. Nat. 74: 873-883.