Bank, M.S., Swarzenski, P.W., Duarte, C.M., Rillig, M.C., Koelmans, A.A., Metian, M., Wright, S., Provencher, J.F., Sanden, M., Jordaan, A. and Wagner, M., 2021. Global plastic pollution observation system to aid policy. Environm. Sci. Technol. 55: 7770-7775.

Dobretsov, S., Véliz, K., Romero, M.S., Tala, F., & M. Thiel, 2021. Impact of UV radiation on the red seaweed Gelidium lingulatum and its associated bacteria. Europ. J. Phycol. 56: 129-141.

Hermoso, M., Martin, V.Y., Gelcich, S., Stotz, W., & M. Thiel, 2021. Exploring diversity and engagement of divers in citizen science: Insights for marine management and conservation. Mar. Policy 124: 104316.

Hermoso, M., Narváez, S., & M. Thiel. 2021. Engaging recreational scuba divers in marine citizen science – differences according to the popularity of the diving area. Aquatic Conserv. Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 31: 441–455.

Hidalgo-Ruz, V., Luna-Jorquera, G., Eriksen, M., Frick, H., Miranda-Urbina, D., Portflitt-Toro, M., Rivadeneira, M.M., Robertson, C.J.R., Scofield, R.P., Serratosa, J., Suazo, C.G., & M. Thiel, 2021. Factors (colours, density and shape) determining removal of marine plastic debris by seabirds from the South Pacific Ocean - Is there a pattern? Aquatic Conserv. Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 31: 389–407.

Kiessling, T., Knickmeier, K., Kruse, K., Gatta-Rosemary, M., Nauendorf, A., Brennecke, D., Thiel, L., Wichels, A., Parchmann, I., Körtzinger, A. and Thiel, M., 2021. Schoolchildren discover hotspots of floating plastic litter in rivers using a large-scale collaborative approach. Sci. Total Environm. 789, p.147849

Rech, S., Gusmao, J.B., Kiessling, T., Hidalgo-Ruz, V., Meerhoff, E., Gatta-Rosemary, M., Moore, C., deVine, R., & M. Thiel, 2020. A desert in the ocean – depauperate fouling communities on marine litter in the hyper-oligotrophic South Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Sci. Total Env., p.143545.

Urbina, M.A., Luna-Jorquera, G., Thiel, M., Acuña-Ruz, T., Amenábar Cristi, M.A., Andrade, C., Ahrendt, C., Castillo, C., Chevallier, A., Cornejo-D'Ottone, M., Correa-Araneda, F., Duarte, C., Fernández, C., Galbán-Malagón, C., Godoy, C., González-Aravena, M., Hinojosa I.A., Jorquera, A., Kiessling, T., Lardies, M.A., Lenzi, J., Mattar, C., Munizaga, M., Olguín-Campillay, N., Perez-Venegas, D.J., Portflitt-Toro, M., Pozo, K., Pulgar, J. & E. Vargas, 2021. A country's response to tackling plastic pollution in aquatic ecosystems: The Chilean way. Aquatic Conserv. Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 31: 420–440.

Thiel, M., Lorca, B.B., Bravo, L., Hinojosa, I.A. and Meneses, H.Z., 2021. Daily accumulation rates of marine litter on the shores of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) in the South Pacific Ocean. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 169, p.112535.

Thiel, M., de Veer, D., Espinoza-Fuenzalida, N.L., Espinoza, C., Gallardo, C., Hinojosa, I.A., Kiessling, T., Rojas, J., Sanchez, A., Sotomayor, F. and Vasquez, N., 2021. COVID lessons from the global south–face masks invading tourist beaches and recommendations for the outdoor seasons. Sci. Total Environm. 786, p.147486.





Carrasco, S.A., Varela, A.I., Ibáñez, C.M., Sellanes, J., & M. Thiel, 2020. Paralarval and juvenile stages as a proxy of cephalopod diversity in the Juan Fernández and Desventuradas ecoregion, southeast Pacific Ocean. Bull. Mar. Sci. 96: 263-280.


Cristi, M.A., Holzapfel, C., Nehls, M., De Veer, D., Gonzalez, C., Holtmann, G., Honorato-Zimmer, D., Kiessling, T., Leyton Muñoz, A., Narváez Reyes, S., Nuñez, P., Sepulveda, J.M. Vásquez, N. & M. Thiel. 2020. The rise and demise of plastic shopping bags in Chile–Broad and informal coalition supporting ban as a first step to reduce single-use plastics. Ocean Coast. Manag. 187: p105079.

Gaibor, N., Condo-Espinel, V., Cornejo-Rodríguez M.H., Darquea, J.J., Pernia B., Domínguez, G.A., Briz, M.E., Márquez, L., Laaz, E., Alemán-Dyer, C., Avendaño, U., Guerrero, J., Preciado, M., Honorato-Zimmer, D. & M. Thiel, 2020. Composition, abundance and sources of anthropogenic marine debris on the beaches from Ecuador – A volunteer-supported study. Mar. Poll. Bull. 154, p.111068.

Gutow, L., Poore, A.G.B., Díaz-Poblete, M.A., Villalobos, V. & M. Thiel, 2020. Small burrowing amphipods cause major damage in a large kelp. Proc. R. Soc. B287: 20200330.


Kruse, K., Knickmeier, K., Honorato‐Zimmer, D., Gatta‐Rosemary, M., Weinmann, A., Kiessling, T., Schöps, K., Thiel, M., & I. Parchmann, 2020. Following the pathways of plastic litter–An international citizen science project for promoting K12 students’ scientific literacy. CHEMKON 27: 328.336.

Schreiber, L., López, B.A., Rivadeneira, M.M. & M. Thiel, 2020. Connections between benthic populations and local strandings of the southern bull kelp Durvillaea antarctica along the continental coast of Chile. J. Phycol. 56: 185-197

Suárez, J.L., Hansen, M., Urtubia, U., Lenz, M., Valdivia, N. & M. Thiel, 2020. Season-dependent effects of ocean warming on the physiological performance of a native and a non-native sea anemone. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol., 522: 151229.


Strain, E.M., Steinberg, P.D., Vozzo, M., Johnston, E.L., Abbiati, M., Aguilera, M.A., Airoldi, L., Aguirre, J.D., Ashton, G., Bernardi, M., Brooks, P., Chan, B.K.K., Cheah, C.B., Chee, S.Y., Coutinho, R., Crowe, T., Davey, A., Firth, L.B., Fraser, C., Hanley, M.E., Hawkins, S.J., Knick, K.E., Lau, E.T.C., Leung, K.M.Y., McKenzie, C., MacLeod, C., Mafanya, S., Mancuso, F.P., Messano, L.V.R., Naval-Xavier, L.P.D., O’Shaugnessy, K.A., Pattrick, P., Perkins, M.J., Perkol-Finkel, S., Porri, F., Ross, D.J., Ruiz, G., Sella, I., Seitz, R., Shirazi, R., Thiel, M., Thompson, R.C., Yee, J.C., Zabin, C. & M.J. Bishop, 2020. A global analysis of complexity–biodiversity relationships on marine artificial structures. Global Ecol. Biogeogr., https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13202


van Sebille, E., Aliani, S., Law, K.L., Maximenko, N., Alsina, J., Bagaev, A., Bergmann, M., Chapron, B., Chubarenko, I., Cózar, A., Delandmeter, P., Egger, M., Fox-Kemper, B., Garaba, S.P., Goddijn-Murphy, L., Hardesty, D., Hoffman, M.J., Isobe, A., Jongedijk, C., Kaandorp, M., Khatmullina, L.,Koelmans, A.A., Kukulka, T., Laufkötter, C., Lebreton, L., Lobelle, D., Maes, C., Martinez-Vicente, V., Maqueda, M.A.M., Poulain-Zarcos, M., Rodriguez, E., Ryan, P.G., Shanks, A., Shim, W.J., Suaria, G., Thiel, M., van den Bremer, T. & D. Wichmann, 2020. The physical oceanography of the transport of floating marine debris. Environ. Res. Lett. 15 023003.


Véliz, K., Chandía, N., Bischof, K., & M. Thiel, 2020. Geographic variation of UV stress tolerance in red seaweeds does not scale with latitude along the SE Pacific coast. J. Phycol. 56: 1090-1102.

Whalen, M.A., Whippo, R.D.B., Stachowicz, J.J., York, P.H., Aiello, E., Alcoverro, T., Altieri, A.H., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Bertolini, C., Bresch, M., Bulleri, F., Carnell, P.E., Cimon, S., Connolly, R.M., Cusson, M., Diskin, M.S., D’Souza, E., Flores, A.A.V., Fodrie, J., Galloway, A.W.E., Gaskins, L.C., Graham, O.J., Hanley, T.C., Henderson, C.J., Hereu, C.M., Hessing-Lewis, M., Hovel, K.A., Hughes, B.B., Hughes, A.R., Hultgren, K.M., Jänes, H., Janiak, D.S., Johnston, L.N., Jorgensen, P., Kelaher, B.P., Kruschel, C., Lanham, B.S., Lee, K.S., Lefcheck, J.S., Lozano-Álvarez, E., Macreadie, P.I., Monteith, Z.L., O’Connor, N.E., Olds, A.D., O’Leary, J.K., Patrick, C.J., Pino, O., Poore, A.G.B., Rasheed, M.A., Raymond, W.W., Reiss, K., Rhoades, O.K., Robinson, M.T., Ross, P.G., Rossi, F., , T.A., Seemann, J., Silliman, B.R., Smee, D.L., Thiel, M., Unsworth, R.K.F., van Tussenbroek, B.I., Vergés, A., Yeager, M.E., Yednock, B.K., Ziegler, S.L., & J.E. Duffy, 2020. Climate drives the geography of marine consumption by changing predator communities. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2005255117




Aguilera, M. et al. 2019. Similarity in predator-specific anti-predator behavior in ecologically distinct limpet species, Scurria viridula (Lottiidae) and Fissurella latimarginata (Fissurellidae).Marine Biology
Gallardo, M. et al. 2019. Life on the edge: incubation behaviour and physiological performance of squat lobsters in oxygen-minimum conditions. Mar. Evol.Prog. Ser. 623: 51-70

Galipaud, M., Baeza, J.A., Dennenmoser, S. & M. Thiel, 2019. Reproductive rhythms, variation in operational sex ratio and sexual selection in crustaceans. Invert. Reprod. Develop. 63: 208-221.
Hermoso, M. et al. 2019. How Does the Diversity of Divers Affect the Design of Citizen Science Projects? Frointers in marine science

Haye, P.A., Segovia, N.I., Varela, A. I., Rojas, R., Rivadeneira, M.M. & M. Thiel, 2019. Genetic and morphological divergence at a biogeographic break in the beach-dwelling brooder Excirolana hirsuticauda Menzies (Crustacea, Peracarida). BMC Evol. Biol. 19, 118.
Honorato, D., Kruse, K.,Knickmeier, K., Weinmann, A., Hinijosa, I., Thiel, M. 2019. Inter-hemispherical shoreline surveys of anthropogenic marine debris – A binational citizen science project with schoolchildren. Marine Poll Bull. 138: 464-473
Lopez, B. et al. 2019. Spatio-temporal variability of strandings of the southern bull kelp Durvillaea antarctica (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) on beaches along the coast of Chile—linked to local storms. Journal of applied Phycology 31:2159-2173.

Luna-Jorquera, G., Thiel, M., Portflitt-Toro, M. & B. Dewitte, 2019. Marine Protected Areas invaded by floating anthropogenic litter: An example from the South Pacific. Aquatic Conserv. Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 29(S2): 245-259.
Maximenco, N. et a.l 2019. Towards the Integrated Marine Debris Observing System. FRONTIERS IN MARINE SCIENCE
Musrri, C. et al. 2019. Variation in consumer pressure along 2500 km in a major upwelling system: crab predators are more important at higher latitudes. Marine Biology. 166:142
Kiessling, T., Knickmeier, K., Kruse, K., Brennecke, D., Nauendort, A., Thiel, M. 2019. Plastic Pirates sample litter at rivers in Germany e Riverside litter and litter sources estimated by schoolchildren. Environm. Poll. 245: 545-557
Riquelme-Perez et al 2019. Coastal fish assemblages and predation pressure in northern-central Chilean Lessonia trabeculata kelp forests and barren grounds. Peer j.
Rothäusler, E. et al. 2019. Low abundance of floating marine debris in the northern Baltic Sea. Marine Poll Bull. 149
Shabani, F. et al . 2019. Assemblage of encrusting organisms on floating anthropogenic debris along the northern coast of the Persian Gul. Environm. Poll. 254.
Tala, F. et al. 2019. Long-term persistence of the floating bull kelp Durvillaea antarctica from the South-East Pacific: Potential contribution to local and transoceanic connectivity. Marine Environm Research. 149


van Gennip, S.J., Dewitte, B., Garçon, V., Thiel, M., Popova, E., Drillet, Y., Ramos, M., Yannicelli, B., Bravo, L., Ory, N. and Luna-Jorquera, G., 2019. In search for the sources of plastic marine litter that contaminates the Easter Island ecoregion. Scientific Reports, 9(1), pp.1-13.

Véliz, K., Chandia, N., Karsten, U., Lara, C., Thiel, M. 2019. Geographic variation in biochemical and physiological traits of the red seaweeds Chondracanthus chamissoiand Gelidium lingulatum from the south east Pacific coast. J Appl Phycol. 31:665-682
Chagnon, C., Thiel, M., Antunes, J., Ferreira, J., Sobral, P.,Ory, N. 2018. Plastic ingestion and trophic transfer between Easter Island flying fish (Cheilopogon rapanouiensis) and yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) from Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Environ Pollut. 243:127-133
Eriksen, M; Liboiron, M; Kiessling, T; Charron, L; Alling, A; Lebreton, L; Richards, H; Roth, B; Ory, N; Hidalgo-Ruz, V; Meerhoff; E; Box, C; Cummins, A; Thiel, M. 2018.Microplastic sampling with the AVANI trawl compared to two neuston trawls in the Bay of Bengal and South Pacific.Environ Pollut 232:430-4 39
Hidalgo-Ruz, V; Honorato-Zimmer, D; Gatta, M; Nuñez, P; Hinojosaa, I; Thiel, M. 2018. Spatio-temporal variation of anthropogenic marine debris on Chilean beaches. Marine Poll Bull. 126:516-524
Krüger, I., Thiel, M. & M. Lenz, 2018. The colonial ascidian Diplosoma listerianum enhances the occurrence of the hydrozoan Obelia sp. during early phases of succession. Helgoland Mar. Res. 72: 4
Lenz, M., Ahmed, Y., Canning-Clode, J., Diaz, E.,Eichhorn, S., Fabritzek, A., da Gama, A.,Garcia, M.,von Juterzenka, K., Kraufvelin, P., Machura, S.,Oberschelp, L., Paiva, F., Penna, M., Ribeiro, F., Thiel, M.,Wohlgemuth, D., Zamani, N., Wahl, M. 2018. Heat challenges can enhance population tolerance to thermal stress in mussels: a potential mechanism by which ship transport can increase species invasiveness. Biol. invasions. 20:3107-3122
Lopez, B., Macaya, E., Rivadeneira, M., Tala, F., Tellier, F., Thiel., M. 2018. Epibiont communities on stranded kelp rafts of Durvillaea antarctica (Fucales, Phaeophyceae)—Do positive interactions facilitate range extensions?.J. Biogeogr. 1-13
Ory, N; Chagnon, C; Felixd, F; Fernández, C; Ferreira, J; Gallardo, C; Garcés, O; Henostrozah, A; Laazi, E; Mizrajij, R; Mojicak, E; Murillo, H; Medina, L; Preciado, M; Sobral, P; Urbina, M; Thiel, M. 2018. Low prevalence of microplastic contamination in planktivorous fish species from the southeast Pacific Ocean. Marine Poll Bull. 127: 211-216
Ory, N.C., Gallardo, C., Lenz, M. & M. Thiel, 2018. Capture, swallowing, and egestion of microplastics by a planktivorous juvenile fish. Environm. Poll. 240: 566-573
Poore, A., Gutow, L., Lorz, A., Thiel, M. 2018. Nest building by a small mesograzer limits blade size of the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera Mar. Biol : 165-184
Rech, S., Thiel, M., Borrell, P., Garcia-Vasquez, E. 2018.Travelling light: Fouling biota on macroplastics arriving on beaches of remote Rapa Nui (Easter Island) in the South Pacific Subtropical Gyre.Marine Poll Bull. 137: 119-128
Román, C., Ernst, B., Thiel, M., Manríquez, P. & J. Chamorro, 2018. Spatio-temporal migratory dynamics of Jasus frontalis (Milne Edwards, 1837) in Alexander Selkirk Island, Juan Fernández archipelago, Chile. PloS ONE 13: e0200146
Smith, T.M., York, P.H., Broitman, B.R., Thiel, M., Hays, G.C., van Sebille, E., Putman, N.F., Macreadie, P.I. & C.D.H. Sherman, 2018. Rare long-distance dispersal of a marine angiosperm across the Pacific Ocean. Global Ecol. Biogeogr. 27:487–496.

Aguilera, M., Thiel, M., Ullrich, N., G. Luna-Jorquera & C. Buschbaum, 2017. Selective byssus attachment behavior of mytilid mussels from hard- and soft-bottom coastal systems. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 497: 61-70

Blake, C., Thiel, M., López, B.A., & C.I. Fraser, 2017. Gall-forming protistan parasites infect southern bull-kelp across the Southern Ocean, with prevalence increasing to the south. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 583: 95-106
Eitzel, M.V., Cappadonna, J.L., Santos-Lang, C., Duerr, R.E., Virapongse, A., West, S.E., Kyba, M.C.C., Bowser, A., Cooper, C.B., Sforzi, A., Metcalfe, A.N., Harris, E.S., Thiel, M., Haklay, M., Ponciano, L., Roche, J., Ceccaroni, L., Shilling, F.M., Dörler, D., Heigl, F., Kiessling, T., Davis, B.Y. & Q. Jiang, 2017. Citizen science terminology matters: exploring key terms. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice 2:1–20
Kiessling, T. Salas, S. Mutafoglu, K. et ál. 2017. Who cares about dirty beaches? Evaluating environmental awareness and action on coastal litter in Chile.Ocean Coast Manag. 137:82-95
López, B; Tellier, F; Retamal, J; Perez, K; Fierro, A; Macaya, E; Tala; F; Thiel, M. 2017. Phylogeography of two intertidal seaweeds, Gelidium lingulatum and G. rex (Rhodophyta: Gelidiales), along the South East Pacifc: patterns explained by rafting dispersal?. Mar Biol 164-188
Lopez, Boris A.; Macaya, Erasmo C.; Tala, Fadia; et ál. 2017. The variable routes of rafting: stranding dynamics of floating bull kelp Durvillaea antarctica (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) on beaches in the SE Pacific. J. Phycol. 53:70-84
Ory, N.C., Sobral, P., Ferreira, J.L., & M. Thiel, 2017. Amberstripe scad Decapterus muroadsi (Carangidae) fish ingest blue microplastics resembling their copepod prey along the coast of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) in the South Pacific subtropical gyre. Sci. Total Environ. 586: 430-437
Perez-Matus, Alejandro; Ospina-Alvarez, Andres; Camus, Patricio A.; et ál. 2017. Temperate rocky subtidal reef community reveals human impacts across the entire food web. ‎Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 567:1-16
Tala, F; Penna, A; Luna, G; Rothausler, E; Thiel, M. 2017. Daily and seasonal changes of photobiological responses in floating bull kelp Durvillaea antarctica (Chamisso) Hariot (Fucales: Phaeophyceae) Phycol.56: 271-283

Véliz, K., Chandia, N., Rivadeneira, M. & M. Thiel, 2017. Seasonal variation of carrageenans from Chondracanthus chamissoi with a review of variation in the carrageenan contents produced by Gigartinales. J. Appl. Phycol. 29: 3139–3150
Winkler, N; Matus, A; Villena, A; Thiel, M. 2017. Seasonal variation in epifaunal communities associated with
giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) at an upwelling-dominated site. Aus Ecol. 42:132-144
Aguilera, M.A., Broitman, B.R. & M. Thiel, 2016. Artificial breakwaters as garbage bins: Structural complexity enhances anthropogenic litter accumulation in marine intertidal habitats. Environm. Poll. 214: 737-747
Graiff, Angelika; Pantoja, Jose F.; Tala, Fadia; et ál. 2016. Epibiont load causes sinking of viable kelp rafts: seasonal variation in floating persistence of giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera. Mar. Biol. 163:191
Koch, K. Thiel, M. Hagen, W. et ál. 2016. Short- and long-term acclimation patterns of the giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) along a depth gradient. J. Phycol.52:260-273
Lizée-Prynne, D., López, B., Tala, F., Thiel, T. 2016. No sex-related dispersal limitation in a dioecious, oceanic long-distance traveller: the bull kelp Durvillaea antarctica. Botanica Marina 59:39-50
Prakash, Sanjeevi; Ajithkumar, Thipramalai Thangappan; Bauer, Raymond; et ál.2016. Reproductive morphology and mating behaviour in the hingebeak shrimp Rhynchocinetes durbanensis Gordon, 1936 (Decapoda: Caridea: Rhynchocinetidae) in India. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. U. K. 96(6), 1331–1340
Palaoro, A.V., Del Valle, E., Thiel, M. 2016. Life history patterns are correlated with predictable fluctuations in highly seasonal environments of semi-terrestrial burrowing crayfish. Hydrobiologia.767:51-63
Sundberg, Per; Andrade, Sonia C. et ál. 2016. The future of nemertean taxonomy (phylum Nemertea) a proposal. Zool. Scr.45:579-582
Tala, F. Velasquez, M. Mansilla, A. et ál. 2016. Latitudinal and seasonal effects on short-term acclimation of floating kelp species from the South-East Pacific.J Exp Mar Biol Ecol: 483:31-41
Trickey, J. Thiel, M. Waters, J. 2016.Transoceanic dispersal and cryptic diversity in a cosmopolitan rafting nudibranch.Invertebr Syst.30:290-301
Winkler, N. Perez, A. Villena, A & Thiel, M. 2016. Seasonal variation in epifaunal communities associated with giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) at an upwelling-dominated site.  Austral Ecol. 1-13
Zapata-Hernández, G., Sellanes, J., Thiel, M., Henríquez, C., Hernández, S., Fernández, J.C.C., & E. Hajdu. 2016. Community structure and trophic ecology of megabenthic fauna from the deep basins in the Interior Sea of Chiloé, Chile (41–43° S). Cont. Shelf Res. 130: 47–67
Gutow, L., Beermann, J., Buschbaum, C., Rivadeneira, M.M. & M. Thiel, 2015. Castaways can’t be choosers - Homogenization of rafting assemblages on floating seaweeds. J. Sea Res. 95: 161-171
Häussermann, V., Spano, C., Thiel, M. & K.B. Lohrmann, 2015. First record of the sea anemone Diadumene lineata (Verrill, 1869) from the Chilean coast (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Actiniaria). Spixiana 38: 39-42
Koch, K., Thiel, M., Tellier, F., Hagen, W., Graeve, M., Tala, F., Laeseke, P. & K. Bischof, 2015. Species separation within the Lessonia nigrescens complex (Phaeophyceae, Laminariales) is mirrored by ecophysiological traits. Bot. Mar. 58: 81–92
Lezcano, A.H. Penna, M.A. Márquez, F. & Thiel, M. 2015. Variation in cheliped form in two species of squat lobters (Decapoa: Anomura)from Chile, BrazilJ.Oceanogr .63:303-310
Miranda, D., Thiel, M., Luna, G. 2015. Litter and seabirds found across a longitudinal gradient in the South Pacific Ocean. Marine pollution Bulletin 96: 235-244
Ory, N., Van son, T., Thiel, M. 2015. Mating rock shrimp hedge their best: old males take greater risk, but only after careful assessment of the investment scenario. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69:1975-1984
Osawa,Y., Aoki, M., Thiel, M., Bauer, R. 2015. Analysis of Life-History Traits in a Sex-Changing Marine Shrimp (Decapoda: Caridea: Rhynchocinetidae). Biological Bulletin 228: 125–136
Osawa, Y., Aoki, M., Bauer, R., Thiel, M. 2015. Number and sizes of shrimp Rhynchocinetes Uritai Kubo, 1942 (Decapoda:Crustacea) caught in bait and refuge traps. Journal of Crustacean Biology 35:768-775
Rech, S., Macaya-Caquilpán V., Pantoja J., Rivadeneira, M., Kroeger, C. & Thiel, T. 2015. Sampling of riverine litter with citizen scientists — findings and recommendations. Environ Monit Assess 187:335
Aguilera, M. Broitman, B. Thiel, M. 2014. Spatial variability in community composition on a granite breakwater versus natural rocky shores: Lack of microhabitats suppresses intertidal biodiversity. Marine Pollution Bulletin 80: 307–316
Baeza, J. Bauer, R. Okuno, J. Thiel, M. 2014. Molecular phylogeny of hinge-beak shrimps (Decapoda: Caridea: Rhynchocinetes and Cinetorhynchus) and allies: a formal test of familiar and generic monophyly using a multilocus phylogeny.Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 172: 426–450
Bailie, D.A., Fitzpatrick, S., Connolly, M., Thiel, M. & P.A. Prodöhl. 2014. A genetic assessment of parentage in a caridean rock shrimp species (Rhynchocinetes typus) based on microsatellite markers. J. Crust. Biol. 34: 658-662
Bauer, R.T., Okuno, J. & M. Thiel. 2014. Inferences on mating and sexual systems of two Pacific Cinetorhynchus shrimps (Decapoda: Rhynchocinetidae) based on sexual dimorphism in body size and cheliped weaponry. Zookeys 457: 187-209
Jofre Madariaga, D., Rivadeneira, M.M, Tala, F. & M. Thiel, 2014. Environmental tolerance of the two invasive species Ciona intestinalis and Codium fragile: their invasion potential along a temperate coast. Biol. Invasions 16: 2507-2527
Ory, N., Dugeon, D., Duprey, N. & M. Thiel, 2014. Effects of predation on diel activity and habitat use of the coral-reef shrimp Cinetorhynnchus hendersoni (Rhynchocinetidae). Coral Reefs 33: 639-650
Rech, R. Macaya,V. Pantoja, J. Rivadeneira, M. Jofre, D. Thiel, M. 2014. Rivers as a source of marine litter – A study from the SE Pacific. Marine Pollution Bulletin 82: 66–75
Thiel, M. Penna, M. Luna, G. Salas, S. Sellanes, J. Stotz, W. 2014. Citizen Scientists and Marine Research: Volunteer Participants, Their Contributions, and Projection for the Future. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review 52: 257-314
Valdivia, N. Buschbaum, C. Thiel, M. 2014. Succession in intertidal mussel bed assemblages on different shores: species mobility matters. Marine Ecology Progress Series 497: 131–142
Jofre, D. Ortiz, M. Thiel, M. 2013. Demography and feeding behavior of the kelp crab Taliepus marginatus in subtidal habitats dominated by the kelps Macrocystis pyrifera or Lessonia trabeculata. Invertebrate Biology 132(2): 133–144
Ory, N.  Dudgeon, D. Thiel, M. 2013. Host-use patterns and factors influencing the choice between anemone and urchin hosts by a caridean shrimp. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 449: 85–92
Thiel, M. . Hinojosa, I.A. Miranda, L . Pantoja, J.F. Rivadeneira, M. Vásquez, N. 2013. Anthropogenic marine debris in the coastal environment: A multi-year comparison between coastal waters and local shores. Marine Pollution Bulletin 71: 307–316
Tala, F. Gómez, I.Luna-Jorquera, G. & Thiel, M. 2013. Morphological, physiological and reproductive conditions of rafting bull kelp (Durvillaea antarctica) in northern-central Chile (30°S). Mar Biol 160:1339–1351
Pacheco, A. Uribe, R. Thiel, M. Oliva, M. . Riascos, J. 2013. Dispersal of post-larval macrobenthos in subtidal sedimentary habitats: Roles of vertical diel migration, water column, bedload transport and biological traits' expression. Journal of Sea Research 77: 79–92
Pacheco, A. Thiel, M. Uribe, R. Campos, L. Riascos, J. 2013. Effects of sympatric predatory crabs Romaleon polyodon and Cancer plebejus (Decapoda, Brachyura, Cancridae) on sublittoral macrobenthic communities. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 443: 147–154
Hidalgo-Ruz, V & Thiel, M. 2013. Distribution and abundance of small plastic debris on beaches in the SE Pacific (Chile): A study supported by a citizen science project. Marine Environmental Research 87-88: 12-18
Graiff, A. Karsten, U. Meyer, S. Pfender, D. Tala, F. Thiel, M. 2013. Seasonal variation in floating persistence of detached Durvillaea antarctica (Chamisso) Hariot thalli. Botanica Marina; 56(1): 3–14
Eriksen, M. Maximenko, N. Thiel, M. Cummins, A. Lattin, G. Wilson, S. Hafner, J. Zellers, A. Rifman. S. 2013. Plastic pollution in the South Pacific subtropical gyre. Marine Pollution Bulletin 68: 71–76
Eastman, L. Núñez, P. Crettier, B. Thiel, M. 2013. Identification of self-reported user behavior, education level, and preferences to reduce littering on beaches - A survey from the SE Pacific. Ocean & Coastal Management 78: 18-24
Andrade S.C.S., Strand, M., Schwartz, M., Chen, H., Kajihara, H., von Döhren, J., Sun, S., Junoy, J., Thiel, M., Norenburg, J., Turbeville, J.M., Giribet, G. & P. Sundberg, 2012. Disentangling ribbon worm relationships: multi-locus analysis supports traditional classification of the phylum Nemertea. Cladistics 28: 141–159
Caplins, S., Penna-Diaz, M.A., Godoy, E., Valdiva, N., Turbeville, J.M. & M. Thiel, 2012. Activity patterns and predatory behavior of an intertidal predator from rocky shores: Prosorhochmus nelsoni (Hoplonemertea) from the South East Pacific. Mar. Biol. 159: 1363-1374
Espinoza-Fuenzalida, N.L., Acuña, E., Hinojosa, I.A. & M. Thiel, 2012. Reproductive biology of two species of squat lobsters - Female receptivity and interbrood intervals. J. Crust. Biol. 32: 565-574
Gutow, L., Long, J.D., Cerda, O., Hinojosa, I.A., Rothäusler, E., Tala, F. & M. Thiel, 2012. Herbivorous amphipods inhabit protective microhabitats within thalli of giant kelp Macrocystis pyrifera. Mar. Biol. 159: 141-149
Haye, P.A., Varela, A.I. & M. Thiel, 2012. Genetic signatures of rafting dispersal in algal-dwelling brooders Limnoria spp. (Isopoda) along the SE Pacific (Chile). Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 455: 111-122.
Hidalgo-Ruz, V., Gutow, L., Thompson, R.C. & M. Thiel, 2012. Microplastics in the marine environment: a review of the methods used for identification and quantification. Environmental Science & Technology 46: 3060-3075
Ory, N.C., Dudgeon, D., Dumont, C.P., Miranda, L. & M. Thiel, 2012. Effects of predation and habitat structure on the abundance and population structure of the rock shrimp Rhynchocinetes typus (Caridea) on temperate rocky reefs. Mar. Biol. 159: 2075-2089
Pacheco, A.S., Thiel, M., Oliva, M.E. & J.M. Riascos, 2012. Effects of patch size and position above the substratum during early succession of subtidal soft-bottom communities. Helgoland Mar. Res. 66: 523-536
Rojas, R., Morales, M.C., Rivadeneira M.M. & M. Thiel, 2012. Male morphotypes in the Andean river shrimp Cryphiops caementarius (Decapoda: Caridea): morphology, coloration and injuries. J. Zool. 288: 21-32
Rothäusler, E., Gutow, L, & M. Thiel. 2012. Floating Seaweeds Their Communities. C. Wiencke and K. Bischof (eds.), Seaweed Biology, Ecological Studies 219. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Thiel, M., Espinoza-Fuenzalida, N.L., Acuña, E. & M.M. Rivadeneira, 2012. Annual brood number and breeding periodicity of squat lobsters from the continental shelf of the SE Pacific – implications for fisheries management. Fisheries Res. 129-130: 28-37
Wichmann, C.S., Hinojosa, I.A. & M. Thiel, 2012. Floating kelps in Patagonian Fjords - an important vehicle for rafting invertebrates and its relevance for biogeography. Mar. Biol. 159: 2035-2049
Bauer, R.T. & M. Thiel, 2011. First description of a pure-search mating system and protandry in the shrimp Rhynchocinetes uritai (Decapoda, Caridea). J. Crust. Biol. 31: 286-295
Bravo, M., Astudillo, J.C., Lancellotti, D., Luna-Jorquera, G.,  Valdivia, N. & M. Thiel, 2011. Rafting on abiotic substrata: properties of floating items and their influence on community succession. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 439: 1-17
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
Hinojosa, I.A., Rivadeneira, M.M. & M. Thiel, 2011. Temporal and spatial distribution of floating objects in coastal waters of central-southern Chile and Patagonian fjords. Cont. Shelf Res. 31: 172-186
Pacheco, A.S., Laudien, J., Thiel, M., Oliva, M. & O. Heilmeyer, 2011. Succession and seasonal onset of colonization in subtidal hard-bottom communities off northern Chile. Mar. Ecol. 32: 75-87
Rivadeneira, M.M., Thiel, M., 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: 437-448
Rothäusler, E., Gómez, I., Hinojosa, I.A., Karsten, U., Tala, F. & M. Thiel, 2011. Physiological performance of floating giant kelp Macrocystis spp. (Phaeophyceae): latitudinal variability in the effects of temperature and grazing. J. Phycol. 47: 269–281
Rothäusler, E., Gomez, I., Karsten, U., Tala, F. & M. Thiel, 2011. Physiological acclimation of floating Macrocystis pyrifera to temperature and irradiance ensures long-term persistence at the sea surface at mid-latitudes. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 405: 33-41
Rothäusler, E., Gómez, I., Hinojosa, I.A., Karsten, U., Miranda, L., Tala, F. & M. Thiel, 2011. Kelp rafts in the Humboldt Current: Interplay of abiotic and biotic factors limit their floating persistence and dispersal potential. Limnol. Oceanogr. 56: 1751-1763
Rothäusler, E., Gómez, I., Karsten, U., Tala, F. & M. Thiel, 2011. Effect of UV radiation and herbivory on growth, reproduction and physiological performance of floating giant kelp Macrocystis spp. (Phaeophyceae) along the Chilean Pacific coast. Mar. Biol. 158:127–141
Thiel, M., Bravo, M., Hinojosa, I.A., Luna, G., Miranda, L., Núñez, P., Pacheco, A.S. & N. Vásquez, 2011. Anthropogenic litter in the SE Pacific: an overview of the problem and possible solutions. J. Integr. Coast. Zone Management 11:115-134
Thiel, M. 2011. The evolution of sociality: peracarid crustaceans as model organisms. In Asakura, A. (editor), New Frontiers in Crustacean Biology. Proceedings of the TCS Summer Meeting, Tokyo , 20-24 September 2009. Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden , The Netherlands , 285-297
Thiel, M., Hinojosa, I.A., Joschko, T. & L. Gutow, 2011. Spatio-temporal distribution of floating objects in the German Bight (North Sea). J. Sea Res. 65: 368–379
Wahl, M., Lenz, M., Link, H., Alexandridis, N., Thomason, J.C., Cifuentes, M., Costello, M.J., da Gama, B.A.P., Hillock, K., Hobday, A.J., Kaufmann, M.J., Keller, S., Kraufvelin, P., Krüger, I., Lauterbach, L., Antunes, B.A., Molis, M., Nakaoka, M., Nyström, J., Radzi, Z. bin, Stockhausen, B., Thiel, M., Vance, T., Weseloh, A., Whittle, M., Wiesmann, L., Wunderer, L. & T. Yamakita, 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: e19514
Bers, A.V., Díaz, E.R., da Gama, B.A.P., Vieira-Silva, F., Dobretsov, S., Valdivia, N., Thiel, M., Scardino, A.J., McQuaid, C.D., Sudgen, H.E., Thomason, J.C. & M. Wahl, 2010. Relevance of mytilid shell microtopographies for fouling defence – a global comparison. Biofouling 26: 367-377
Cifuentes, M., Krueger, I., Dumont, C.P., Lenz, M. & M. Thiel, 2010. Does primary colonization or community structure determine the succession of fouling communities? J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 395: 10–20
Cerda, O., Hinojosa, I., & M. Thiel, 2010. Nest-building behavior by the amphipod Peramphithoe femorata (Krøyer) on the kelp Macrocystis pyrifera Linnaeus from northern-central Chile. Biol. Bull. 218: 248-258
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. J. Crust. Biol. 30: 763-767
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 2010, 10:203. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/10/203
Hinojosa, I.A., Pizarro, M., Ramos, M. & M. Thiel, 2010. Spatial and temporal distribution of floating kelp in the channels and fjords of southern Chile. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci. 87: 367-377
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: 1055-1063
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
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. J. Sea Res. 60: 180-189
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
Thiel, M., Bravo, M., Hinojosa, I.A., Luna, G., Miranda, L., Núñez, P., Pacheco, A.S. & N. Vásquez . 2010. Anthropogenic litter in the SE Pacific: An overview of the problem and possible solutions. Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management. Accepted

Thiel, M., Chak, S.T.C. & C.P. Dumont, 2010. Male morphotypes and mating behavior of the dancing shrimp Rhynchocinetes brucei (Decapoda: Caridea). J. Crust. Biol. 30: 580-588

Aburto, J., Thiel, M. & W. Stotz, 2009. Allocation of effort in artisanal fisheries: the importance of migration and temporary fishing camps. Ocean & Coastal Management 52: 646-654
Astudillo, J.C., Bravo, M., Dumont, C.P. & M. Thiel, 2009. Detached aquaculture buoys in the SE Pacific – a potential dispersal vehicle for associated organisms. Aquatic Biology 5: 219-231
Bravo, M., Gallardo, M.A., Luna-Jorquera, G., Núñez, P., Vásquez, N. & M. Thiel, 2009. Anthropogenic debris on beaches in the SE Pacific (Chile): results from a national survey supported by volunteers. Mar. Poll. Bull. 58: 1718-1726
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
Cerda, O., Karsten, U., Rothäusler, E., Tala, F. & M. Thiel, 2009. Compensatory growth of the kelp Macrocystis integrifolia (Phaeophyceae, Laminariales) against grazing of Peramphithoe femorata (Amphipoda, Ampithoidae)in northern-central Chile. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 377: 61-67
Dumont, C.P., Urriago, J.D., Abarca A., Gaymer, C.F. & M. Thiel, 2009. The native rock shrimp Rhynchocinetes typus as a biological control of fouling in suspended scallop cultures. Aquaculture 292: 74-79
Hinojosa, I. & M. Thiel, 2009. Floating marine debris in fjords, gulfs and channels of southern Chile. Mar. Poll. Bull. 58: 341-350
Pansch, C., Cerda, O., Lenz, M., Wahl, M., & M. Thiel, 2009. Consequences of light reduction for anti-herbivore defense and bioactivity against mussels in four seaweed species from northern-central Chile. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 381: 83-97
Rothäusler, E., Gomez, I., Hinojosa, I.A., Karsten, U., Tala, F. & M. Thiel, 2009. Effect of temperature and grazing on growth and reproduction of floating Macrocystis spp. (Phaeophyceae) along a latitudinal gradient. J. Phycol. 45: 547-559
Dennenmoser, S. & M. Thiel, 2008. Effects of social structure on the behaviour and performance of alternative mating tactics in male rock shrimp, Rhynchocinetes typus. Ethology 114: 327-339
Espinoza-Fuenzalida, N.L., Thiel, M., Dupre, E. & J.A. Baeza, 2008. Is Hippolyte williamsi gonochoric or hermaphroditic? A multi-approach study and a review of sexual systems in Hippolyte shrimps. Mar. Biol. 155: 623-635
Gonzalez, E.R., Haye, P.A., Balanda, M.J. & M. Thiel, 2008. Systematic list of peracarids from Chile (Crustacea, Eumalacostraca). Gayana 72: 157-177
Macaya, E.C. & M. Thiel, 2008. In situ tests on inducible defenses in Dictyota kunthii and Macrocystis integrifolia (Phaeophyceae) from the Chilean coast. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 354: 28-38
Miranda, L. & M. Thiel, 2008. Active and passive migration in boring isopods Limnoria spp. (Crustacea, Peracarida) from kelp holdfasts. J. Sea Res. 60: 176-183
Pansch, C., Gómez, I., Rothäusler, E., Veliz, K. & M. Thiel, 2008. Species-specific defense strategies of vegetative vs. reproductive blades of the Pacific kelps Lessonia nigrescens and Macrocystis integrifolia. Mar. Biol. 155: 51-62
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
Dennenmoser, S. & M. Thiel, 2007. Competition for food and mates by dominant and subordinate male rock shrimp, Rhynchocinetes typus. Behaviour 144: 33-59

Gallardo-Escárate C, Goldstein-Vasquez J. & M. Thiel. 2007. Individual identification of decapod crustaceans: color patterns in rock shrimp (Rhynchocinetes typus). J. Crust. Biol. 27: 393–398.

Hinojosa, I.A., Boltaña, S., González, E.R., Macaya, E.C., Thiel, M., Ugalde, P. & N. Valdivia, 2007. Early developmental stages of crustacean decapods associated with floating seaweed in fjords and channels from southern Chile. Cienc. Tecnol. Mar 30: 75-89
Hinojosa, I., González, E., Ugalde, P., Valdivia, N., Macaya, E. & M. Thiel, 2007. Distribution and abundance of floating seaweeds and their associated peracarid fauna in the fjords and channels of the XI. Region, Chile. Cienc. Tecnol. Mar 30: 37-50
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
Bravo-Barnes, P Yáñez,D. Barrios, J. Pérez, M. Cifuentes, M. Godoy, P Hernaez, P. Pérez-Matus, A. Thiel, M & W. Stotz. 2006 Pesca y turismo actividades complementarias que pueden contribuir a la conservación de un hábitat único: el caso del ostión del norte y del pasto marino en Puerto Aldea, Chile. Policy Matters 14:269-271
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
Rothäusler, E. & M. Thiel, 2006. Effect of detachment on the palatability of two kelp species. J. Applied Phycology 18: 423-435

Thiel, M. & J. Junoy, 2006. Mating behavior of nemerteans – present knowledge and future directions. J. Nat. Hist. 40: 1021-1034
Thiel, M. & P.A. Haye, 2006. The ecology of rafting in the marine environment – III. Biogeographical and evolutionary consequences. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Annu. Rev. 44: 323-429.
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
Van Son, T.C. & M. Thiel, 2006. Mating behavior of male rock shrimp, Rhynchocinetes typus (Decapoda: Caridea): The effect of recent mating history and predation risk. Animal Behaviour 71: 61-70
Van Son, T.C. & M. Thiel, 2006. Multiple predator effects in an intertidal food web. J. Anim. Ecol. 75: 25-32
Macaya, E., Boltaña, S., Hinojosa, I., Macchiavello, J., Valdivia, N., Vásquez, N., Buschmann, A., Vásquez, J. Vega, A. & M. Thiel, 2005. Presence of sporophylls in floating kelp rafts of Macrocystis spp. (Phaeophyceae) along the Chilean Pacific coast. J. Phycol. 41: 913-922
Macaya, E.C., Rothäusler, E., Thiel, M., Molis, M. & M. Wahl. 2005. Induction of defenses and within-alga variation of palatability in two brown algae from the northern-central coast of Chile : Effects of mesograzers and UV radiation. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 325:214– 227
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
Pérez-Matus A., Cifuentes M., Araya, P., Barrios J., Bravo-Barnes P., Pérez M., Godoy N., Hernaez P., Yánez D., Stotz W., & M. Thiel. 2005. Solitary seagrass meadow in Chile supports a unique scallop garden. Global Marine Environment 2:4-7
Rothäusler, E. Macaya, E.C., Molis, M., Wahl, M. & M. Thiel, 2005. Laboratory experiments examining inducible defense show variable responses of temperate brown and red macroalgae.  Rev. Chil. Hist. Nat. 78: 603-614
Thiel, M. & L. Gutow, 2005a. The ecology of rafting in the marine environment – I. The floating substrata. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Annu. Rev. 42: 181-264
Thiel, M. & L. Gutow, 2005b. The ecology of rafting in the marine environment – II. The rafting organisms and community. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Annu. Rev. 43: 279-418
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
Díaz, E.R. & M. Thiel, 2004. Sexual communication and mating system in the rock shrimp Rhynchocinetes typus (Crustacea, Decapoda). Biol. Bull. 206: 134-143
Gonzalez, E.R. & M. Thiel, 2004. Indice bibliografico sobre biodiversidad acuatica de chile: Crustaceos peracaridos (Crustacea). Ciencia y Tecnología del Mar, 27: 133-150.
Pequeño, G., Farías, D., Thiel, M. & I. Hinojosa, 2004. Peces asociados con la deriva de macroalgas en Aysén, Chile. Rev. Biol. Mar. Oceongr. 39: 93-99
Thiel, M. & C. Correa, 2004. Female rock shrimp Rhynchocinetes typus mate in rapid succession up a male dominance hierarchy. Beh. Ecol. Sociobiol. 57: 62-68
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

Baeza, J.A. & M. Thiel, 2003. Predicting territorial behavior in symbiotic crabs using host characteristics: A comparative study and proposal of a model. Mar. Biol. 142: 93-100.

Correa, C., Baeza, J.A., Hinojosa, I. & M. Thiel, 2003. Male dominance hierarchy and mating tactics in the rock shrimp Rhynchocinetes typus (Decapoda: Caridea). J. Crust. Biol. 23: 33-45.
Correa, C. & M. Thiel, 2003. Mating systems in caridean shrimp (Decapoda: Caridea) and their evolutionary consequences for sexual dimorphism and reproductive biology. Rev. Chil. Hist. Nat. 76: 187-203
Correa, C. & M. Thiel, 2003. Population structure and operational sex ratio in the rock shrimp Rhynchocinetes typus (Decapoda: Caridea). J. Crust. Biol. 23: 849-861.
Díaz, E.R. & M. Thiel, 2003. Female rock shrimp prefer dominant males. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. UK 83: 941-942
Hinojosa, I. & M. Thiel, 2003. Somatic and gametic resources in male rock shrimp, Rhynchocinetes typus: effect of mating potential and ontogenetic male stage. Anim. Behav. 65: 449-458
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. & I.A. Hinojosa, 2003. Mating behavior of female rock shrimp Rhynchocinetes typus (Decapoda: Caridea) – indication for convenience polyandry and cryptic female choice. Beh. Ecol. Sociobiol. 55: 113-121
Thiel, M., Hinojosa, I., Vásquez, N. & E. Macaya, 2003. Floating marine debris in coastal waters of the SE-Pacific (Chile). Mar. Poll. Bull.46: 224-231
Thiel, M., Guerra-García, J.M., Lancellotti, D. & N. Vásquez, 2003. The distribution of littoral caprellids (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Caprellidea) along the Pacific coast of continental Chile. Rev. Chil. Hist. Nat. 76: 297-312
Thiel, M., 2003. Extended parental care in crustaceans – an update. Rev. Chil. Hist. Nat. 76: 205-218
Thiel, M., 2003. Rafting of benthic macrofauna: important factors determining the temporal succession of the assemblage on detached macroalgae. Hydrobiologia 503: 49-57
Thiel, M., Zander, A., Valdiva, N, Baeza J.A. & C. Rueffler, 2003. Host fidelity of a symbiotic porcellanid crab – the importance of host characteristics. J. Zool. 261: 353-362
Thiel, M., Zander, A. & J.A. Baeza, 2003. Movements of the symbiotic crab Liopetrolisthes mitra between hosts, black sea urchins Tetrapygus niger. Bull. Mar. Sci. 72: 89-101
Thiel, M., 2003. Reproductive biology of Limnoria chilensis: another boring peracarid species with extended parental care. J. Nat. Hist. 37: 1713-1726
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
Baeza, J.A., Stotz, W., & M. Thiel, 2002. Agonistic behaviour and development of territoriality during ontogeny of the sea anemone dwelling crab Allopetrolisthes spinifrons (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) (Decapoda: Anomura: Porcellanidae). Mar. Freshw. Behav. Physiol. 35: 189-202
Thiel, M., 2002. Reproductive biology of a small isopod symbiont living on a large isopod host – from the maternal marsupium into the grip of guarding males. Mar. Biol. 141: 175-183
Thiel, M., 2002. The biogeography of littoral algal-associated peracarids along the Chilean coast. J. Biogeogr. 29: 999-1008
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
Baeza, J.A., W. Stotz & M. Thiel, 2001. Life history of Allopetrolisthes spinifrons, a crab associate of the sea anemone Phymactis clematis. J. mar. biol. Ass. UK. 81: 69-76
Boltaña, S. & M. Thiel, 2001. Associations between two species of snapping shrimp, Alpheus inca and Alpheopsis chilensis (Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae). J. mar. biol. Ass. UK. 81: 633-638
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
Thiel, M. & J.A. Baeza, 2001. Factors affecting the behavioural ecology of crustaceans living symbiotically with other marine invertebrates: a modelling approach. Symbiosis 30: 163-190
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., 2001. Parental care behavior in the wood-boring isopod Sphaeroma terebrans Bate, 1866. Crustacean Issues 13: 267-276
Baeza, J.A. & M. Thiel, 2000. Host use pattern and life history of Liopetrolisthes mitra (Dana, 1852), an associate of the black sea urchin Tetrapygus niger (Molina). J. mar. biol. Ass. UK. 80: 639-645
Correa, C., J.A. Baeza, E. Dupré, I.A. Hinojosa & M. Thiel, 2000. Mating behavior and fertilization success of three ontogenetic stages of male rock shrimp Rhynchocinetes typus (Decapoda: Caridea). J. Crust. Biol. 20: 628-640
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., 2000. Parental care behavior in the wood-boring isopod Sphaeroma terebrans Bate, 1866. Crustacean Issues 13: 267-276
Thiel, M., 2000. Extended parental care behavior in crustaceans - a comparative overview. Crustacean Issues, 12 : 211-226
Thiel, M., 2000. Juvenile Sphaeroma quadridentatum invading female-offspring groups of Sphaeroma terebrans. J. Nat. Hist. 34: 737-746
Thiel, M., 2000. Population and reproductive biology of two sibling amphipod species from ascidians and sponges. Mar. Biol. 137: 661-674
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
Thiel, M., 1999. Reproductive biology of a wood-boring isopod (Sphaeroma terebrans) with extended parental care. Marine Biology 135: 321-333
Thiel, M., 1999. Extended parental care in marine amphipods. II. Maternal protection of juveniles from predation. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 234: 235-253
Thiel, M., 1999. Host-use and population demographics of the ascidian-dwelling amphipod Leucothoe spinicarpa - indication for extended parental care and advanced social behaviour. J. Nat. Hist. 33: 193-206
Thiel, M., 1999. Duration of extended parental care in marine amphipods. J. Crust. Biol. 19: 60-71
Thiel, M., 1998. Population biology of Dyopedos monacanthus (Crustacea: Amphipoda) on estuarine soft-bottoms - the importance of extended parental care and pelagic movements. Mar. Biol. 132: 209-221
Thiel, M., 1998. Reproductive biology of a deposit-feeding amphipod, Casco bigelowi, with extended parental care. Mar. Biol. 132: 107-116
Thiel, M., 1998. Extended parental care in marine amphipods. I. Juvenile survival without parents. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 227: 187-201
Thiel, M., 1998. Nemertines as predators on tidal flats - High Noon at low tide. Hydrobiologia 265: 241-250
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., 1997. Reproductive biology of a filter-feeding amphipod, Leptocheirus pinguis, with extended parental care. Mar. Biol. 130: 249-258
Thiel, M., 1997. Epibenthic predation on marine soft-bottoms - being small and how to get away with it. 31st European Marine Biology Symposium, St. Petersburg , Russia . Hydrobiologia 355: 11-19
Thiel, M., 1997. Reproductive biology of an epibenthic amphipod (Dyopedos monacanthus) with extended parental care. J. mar. biol. Ass. UK. 77: 1059-1072
Thiel, M., 1997. Another caprellid amphipod with extended parental care - Aeginina longicornis. J. Crust. Biol. 17: 275-278
Thiel, M., Sampson, S. & L. Watling, 1997. Extended parental care in two endobenthic amphipods. J. Nat. Hist. 31: 713-725
Thiel, M., 1997. Extended parental care in a high food environment - 'Babies don't go in the mud'. In Hawkins L.E. & S. Hutchinson with Jensen A.C., Williams J.A. & M. Sheader (eds.): The responses of marine organisms to their environment. University of Southampton , UK : 163-170
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