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Drs Leysen, Heleen

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    Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Evolutionaire Morfologie van de Vertebraten, more
    Function: PhD Student

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Previous institute  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects 
    Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Afdeling Functionele Morfologie, more

Projects (2)  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects 
  • Evolutionair-morfologische strategieën aan de basis van extreme bouwplannen: bouw van het voedselopname-apparaat bij Syngnathidae, more
  • Functional consequences and ecological implications of extreme morphological specialisation: design and function of the feeding apparatus in seahorses and pipefishes (Syngnathidae), more

Publications (13)  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects 
    ( 11 peer reviewed ) split up
  • Leysen, H. (2006). Vergelijkende ontogenetische studie van het kopskelet bij Syngnathidae: Hippocampus capensis (Kaaps zeepaardje) en Syngnathus rostellatus (kleine zeenaald). MSc Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Faculteit Wetenschappen. Vakgroep Biologie: Gent. 155 pp., more
  • Leysen, H. (2011). Evolutionary morphology of the extremely specialized feeding apparatus in seahorses and pipefishes (Syngnathidae). PhD Thesis. Universiteit Gent: Gent. 2 volumes pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Leysen, H.; Jouk, P.; Adriaens, D. (2006). Patterns of cranial skeleton ontogeny in Syngnathidae: a comparison between Syngnathus rostellatus and Hippocampus capensis. Integrative and Comparative Biology 46: E84-E84, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leysen, H.; Jouk, P.; Adriaens, D. (2007). Patterns of cranial skeleton ontogeny in syngnathidae: a comparison between Syngnathus rostellatus and Hippocampus capensis. J. Morphol. (1931) 268(12): 1099-1099, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leysen, H.; Dumont, E.R.; Adriaens, D. (2009). Stress distribution and morphological specializations in the feeding apparatus of a seahorse (Syngnathidae: Hippocampus reidi). Integrative and Comparative Biology 49(Suppl 1): E262-E262, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leysen, H.; Roos, G.; Van Wassenbergh, S.; Adriaens, D. (2010). Syngnathid feeding apparatus morphology: long vs short snouts. Integrative and Comparative Biology 50(Suppl 1): E101-E101, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leysen, H.; Jouk, P.; Brunain, M.; Christiaens, J.; Adriaens, D. (2010). Cranial architecture of tube-snouted gasterosteiformes (Syngnathus rostellatus and Hippocampus capensis). J. Morphol. (1931) 271(3): 255-270. hdl.handle.net/10.1002/jmor.10795, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leysen, H.; Dumont, E.R.; Brabant, L.; Van Hoorebeke, L.; Adriaens, D. (2011). Modelling stress in the feeding apparatus of seahorses and pipefishes (Teleostei: Syngnathidae). Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 104(3): 680-691. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01733.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leysen, H.; Christiaens, J.; De Kegel, B.; Boone, M.N.; Van Hoorebeke, L.; Adriaens, D. (2011). Musculoskeletal structure of the feeding system and implications of snout elongation in Hippocampus reidi and Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus. J. Fish Biol. 78(6): 1799-1823. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.02957.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article Leysen, H.; Roos, G.; Adriaens, D. (2011). Morphological variation in head shape of pipefishes and seahorses in relation to snout length and developmental growth. J. Morphol. (1931) 272(10): 1259-1270. hdl.handle.net/10.1002/jmor.10982, more
  • Peer reviewed article Roos, G.; Leysen, H.; Van Wassenbergh, S.; Herrel, A.; Jacobs, P.; Dierick, M.; Aerts, Peter, P., P.; Adriaens, D. (2009). Linking morphology and motion: a test of a four-bar mechanism in seahorses. Physiol. Biochem. Zool. 82(1): 7-19. dx.doi.org/10.1086/589838, more
  • Peer reviewed article Van Wassenbergh, S.; Roos, G.; Genbrugge, A.; Leysen, H.; Aerts, P.; Adriaens, D.; Herrel, A. (2009). Suction is kid’s play: Extremely fast suction in newborn seahorses. Biol. Lett. 5(2): 200-203. dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2008.0765, more
  • Peer reviewed article Van Wassenbergh, S.; Leysen, H.; Adriaens, D.; Aerts, P. (2013). Mechanics of snout expansion in suction-feeding seahorses: musculoskeletal force transmission. J. Exp. Biol. 216(3): 407-417. dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.074658, more

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