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Dr Fiers, Frank

Institutes (2)  Top | Institutes | Publications | Datasets 
  • Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen; Operationele Directie Taxonomie en Fylogenie; Afdeling Recente Invertebraten, more
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  • Harpacticoid copepods in tropical seagrass beds of Gazi Bay (Kenya) and Mbweni (Zanzibar) sampled in July and August 1996, more
  • Macro-and meiobenthos of an Avicennia marina mangrove in Gazi Bay in 1992, more
  • Mesozooplankton in the Sea Scheldt between 1995 and 1996, more

Publications (58)  Top | Institutes | Publications | Datasets 
    ( 48 peer reviewed ) split up
  • Azémar, F.; Fiers, F.; Tackx, M. (2002). Zooplankton distribution across the brackish and freshwater zone of the Scheldt estuary, in: ECSA Local Meeting: ecological structures and functions in the Scheldt Estuary: from past to future, Antwerp, Belgium October 7-10, 2002: abstract book. pp. 70, more
  • Azémar, F.; Fiers, F.; Tackx, M. (2004). Zooplankton distribution across the brackish and freshwater zone of the Scheldt estuary, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 5 March 2004: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 17: pp. 33, more
  • Chen, M.; Wartel, S.; Fiers, F. (2011). Impact of oil and gas production activities on cohesive sediment and biological adaptation, in: Hun-Wei Lee, J. et al. (Ed.) Asian and Pacific Coasts 2011. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on APAC, Hong Kong, 14-16 December 2011. pp. 1062-1069. hdl.handle.net/10.1142/9789814366489_0126, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Troch, M.; Fiers, F.; Vincx, M. (2000). Range extension and microhabitat of Lightiella incisa (Cephalocarida). J. Zool. (1987) 251(2): 199-204. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.2000.tb00604.x, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Troch, M.; Gurdebeke, S.; Fiers, F.; Vincx, M. (2001). Zonation and structuring factors of meiofauna communities in a tropical seagrass bed (Gazi Bay, Kenya). J. Sea Res. 45(1): 45-61. dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1385-1101(00)00055-1, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Troch, M.; Fiers, F.; Vincx, M. (2001). Alpha and beta diversity of harpacticoid copepods in a tropical seagrass bed: the relation between diversity and species’ range size distribution. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 215: 225-236. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps215225, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Troch, M.; Fiers, F.; Vincx, M. (2003). Niche segregation and habitat specialisation of harpacticoid copepods in a tropical seagrass bed. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 142(2): 345-355. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-002-0958-7, more
  • Peer reviewed article Doignon, G.; Deheyn, D.; Fiers, F. (2004). Telestacicola xenophiothricics n. sp. (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida), a remarkably well adapted commensal of the brittlestar Ophiothrix purpurea (Echinodermata). Belg. J. Zool. 134(2/1): 67-73, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1982). New Canuellidae from the Northern coast of Papua New Guinea (Copepoda: Harpacticoida). Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 54(4): 1-32, pl. I-XVII, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1983). Marine copepods from the Republic of Maldives: 1. Syngastes spinifer sp. nov. from Baros Island, North Malé Atoll (Copepoda: Harpacticoida). Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Bel. 113(2): 115-124, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1984). Comparative morphology of the family Laophontidae (Copepoda : Harpacticoida). Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Bel. 114(2): 323, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1984). Allocation of Paralaophonte spinicauda Vervoort (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) to the genus Laophonte. Crustaceana 46(3): 317-319. dx.doi.org/10.1163/156854084X00252, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1986). Feregastes wellensi n. gen., n. sp., a new genus of the family Tegastidae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) from the Andaman Islands . Crustaceana 51(3): 277-285. dx.doi.org/10.1163/156854086X00430, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1986). A new record and redescription of Paralaophontodes echinata (Willey) (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Ancorabolidae). Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Bel. 116(2): 137-144, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1986). New and interesting copepods (Crustacea, Copepoda) from brackish waters of Laing Island (Northern Papua New Guinea). Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 56: 99-120, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1986). Harpacticoid copepods from the West Indian Islands: Darcythompsoniidae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida). Bijdr. Dierkd. 56(2): 282-290, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1986). Laophontina posidoniae from the Gulf of Calvi (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Laophontidae). Vie Milieu (1980) 36(1): 65-73, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1987). Intercletodes interita n. gen., n. sp. and Orthopsyllus coralliophilus n. sp., two new copepods from the northern coast of Papua New Guinea (Copepoda, Harpacticoida). Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 57: 123-132, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1988). Probosciphontodes n. gen., a new genus of the family Ancorabolidae, with the description of two new species (Copepoda, Harpacticoida). Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 58: 75-83, more
  • Fiers, F. (1988). Taxonomie, Fylogenie en Zoogeografie van de Laophontidae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida). Thesis. Universiteit Gent: Gent. 377 + 771 pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1991). A revision of the genus Laophontina Norman & T. Scott (Copepoda, Harpacticoida). Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 61: 5-54, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1992). A redescription of Hemilaophonte janinae Jakubisiak (Copepoda, Harpacticoida), a laophontid living in the gill chambers of the common spider crab. Belg. J. Zool. 122(2): 211-222, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1992). Metis reducta n. sp. and Laubieria tercera n. sp. (Harpacticoida, Metidae) from the southern coast of Papua New Guinea. Belg. J. Zool. 122(1): 37-51, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1995). Halicyclops caneki n. sp. (Copepoda, Cyclopoida) from Celestun Lagoon (Yucatan, Mexico). Belg. J. Zool. 125(2): 301-313, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1995). New Tetragonicipitidae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) from the Yucatecan continental shelf (Mexico), including a revision of the genus Diagoniceps Willey. Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 65: 151-236, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1996). Redescription of Enhydrosoma lacunae Jakubisiak, 1933 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida); with comments on the Enhydrosoma species reported from West Atlantic localities, and a discussion of cletodid development. Sarsia 81: 1-27, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1996). Robertsonia glomerata new species (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) from a North Carolina estuarine salt marsh. Bull. Mar. Sci. 58(1): 117-130, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (1997). The genera Triathrix Gee & Burgess and Sphingothrix gen. nov. (Cletodidae sensu Por, Copepoda) from the Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico. Sarsia 82: 237-257, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F. (2013). Bryocamptus (Bryocamptus) gauthieri (Roy, 1924): a Mediterranean edaphic specialist (Crustacea: Copepoda: Harpacticoida). Rev. Suisse Zool. 120(3): 357-371, more
  • Fiers, F.; Backeljau, T.; Willenz, P.; Verheyen, E.; Govaere, J.; Grootaert, P.; Baert, L.; Jocqué, R.; Snoeks, J. (1994). Diversity and speciation in the wider Caribbean, in: Vanderborght, O. et al. (Ed.) IGBP and 'Global Change' related research in Belgium II. pp. 38, more
  • Fiers, F.; Schockaert, E.; Flores Nava, A. (1994). Caribbean invertebrate biodiversity research center, in: Vanderborght, O. et al. (Ed.) IGBP and 'Global Change' related research in Belgium II. pp. 215, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F.; De Troch, M. (2000). New Tetragonicipitidae (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) from the Indo-Pacific. Hydrobiologia 434(1-3): 97-144. dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1004046522106, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F.; Ghenne, V. (2000). Cryptozoic copepods from Belgium: diversity and biogeographic implications. Belg. J. Zool. 130(1): 11-19, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F.; Kotwicki, L. (2014). The multiple faces of Nannopus palustris auct. reconsidered: A morphological approach (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Nannopodidae). Zool. Anz. 253(1): 36-65. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.jcz.2013.08.001, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F.; Pandourski, I. (2008). Redescription of Speocyclops orcinus Kiefer, 1937 (Copepoda Cyclopoida Cyclopidae) from the type locality, Cave Iriberi, in southern France. Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 78: 5-16, more
  • Peer reviewed article Fiers, F.; Rutledge, Ph. (1990). Harpacticoid copepods associated with Spartina alterniflora culms from the marshes of Cocodrie, Louisiana (Crustacea, Copepoda). Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 60: 105-125, more
  • Gheerardyn, H.; Fiers, F.; De Troch, M.; Vincx, M. (2004). A new genus of Laophontidae (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) with seven new species and their adaptation to coralligene substrates, in: Twelfth International Meiofauna Conference, July 11-16, 2004, Ravenna, Italy: Abstract book. pp. 39, more
  • Gheerardyn, H.; Fiers, F.; Vincx, M.; De Troch, M. (2005). Morphological plasticity in the Laophontidae (Copepoda: Harpacticoida): adaptations to dead coral substrates (from the coast of Kenya), in: Ninth International Conference on Copepoda, July 11-15, 2005, Hammamet, Tunisia: Abstract book. pp. 272, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gheerardyn, H.; Fiers, F.; Vincx, M.; De Troch, M. (2006). Two new genera of Laophontidae (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) without sexual dimorphism in the endopods of the swimming legs. Zootaxa 1327: 41-62, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gheerardyn, H.; Fiers, F.; Vincx, M.; De Troch, M. (2006). Paralaophonte harpagone sp. n. (Copepoda: Harpacticoida), a laophontid with an extremely specialised maxilliped. Org. Divers. Evol. 6(4): 323-324. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ode.2005.12.004, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gheerardyn, H.; Fiers, F.; Vincx, M.; De Troch, M. (2006). Peltidiphonte gen. n., a new taxon of Laophontidae (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) from coral substrates of the Indo-West Pacific Ocean. Hydrobiologia 553(1): 171-199. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10750-005-1134-0, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gheerardyn, H.; Fiers, F.; Vincx, M.; De Troch, M. (2007). Spiniferaphonte, a new genus of Laophontidae (Copepoda: Harpacticoida), with notes on the occurrence of processes on the caudal rami. J. Crust. Biol. 27(2): 309-318. dx.doi.org/10.1651/S-2723.1, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gheerardyn, H.; Fiers, F.; Vincx, M.; De Troch, M. (2007). Revision of the genus Tapholeon Wells, 1967 (Copepoda, Harpacticoida, Laophontidae). J. Nat. Hist. 41(37-40): 2479-2510, more
  • Peer reviewed article Gomez Noguera, S.E.; Fiers, F. (1997). Two new species of Mesochra Boeck, 1865 (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) from a coastal lagoon in Sinaloa State, Mexico. Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 67: 39-56, more
  • Peer reviewed article Jocque, M.; Fiers, F.; Romero, M; Martens, K. (2013). Crustacea in phytotelmata: a global overview. J. Crust. Biol. 33(4): 451-460. dx.doi.org/10.1163/1937240X-00002161, more
  • Peer reviewed article Kotwicki, L.; Szymelfenig, M.; Fiers, F.; Graca, B. (2015). Diversity and environmental control of benthic harpacticoids of an offshore post-dredging pit in coastal waters of Puck Bay, Baltic Sea. Mar. Biol. Res. 11(6): 572-583. dx.doi.org/10.1080/17451000.2014.962541, more
  • Peer reviewed article Kotwicki, L.; Fiers, F. (2005). Paracrenhydrosoma oceaniae sp. nov. (Copepoda: Harpacticoida), from Kongsfjorden, Northwest Svalbard (Arctic). Ann. Zool. 55(3): 467-475, more
  • Peer reviewed article Mirabdullayev, I.M.; Fiers, F. (2001). Redescription of two Iranian cyclopoids: Thermocyclops tinctus Lindberg, 1936 and Th. hyalinus persicus Lindberg, 1936 (Copepoda, Cyclopoidae). Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Biologie 71: 83-92, more
  • Peer reviewed article Osore, M.; Fiers, F.; Daro, M.-H. (2004). Distribution and abundance of Candacia Dana, 1846 and Paracandacia Grice, 1963 (Copepoda, Calanoida, Candaciidae) off the Kenya Coast. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. 3(2): 189-197, more
  • Peer reviewed article Osore, M.K.W.; Fiers, F.; Daro, M.H. (2003). Copepod composition, abundance and diversity in Makupa Creek, Mombasa, Kenya. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. 2(1): 65-73, more
  • Peer reviewed article Osore, M.K.W.; Mwaluma, J.M.; Fiers, F.; Daro, M.H. (2004). Zooplankton composition and abundance in Mida Creek, Kenya. Zool. Stud. 43(2): 415-424, more
  • Peer reviewed article Silence, J.; Polk, Ph.; Fiers, F. (1993). Influence of macrofauna on the vertical distribution of meiobenthos in an Avicennia mangal, Gazi Bay, Kenya. Belg. J. Zool. 123(Suppl. 1): 67, more
  • Peer reviewed article Suárez-Morales, E.; De Troch, M.; Fiers, F. (2006). A checklist of the marine Harpacticoida (Copepoda) of the Caribbean Sea. Zootaxa 1285: 1-19, more
  • Peer reviewed article Tackx, M.L.; De Pauw, N.; Van Mieghem, R.; Azémar, F.; Hannouti, A.; Van Damme, S.; Fiers, F.; Daro, N.; Meire, P. (2004). Zooplankton in the Schelde estuary, Belgium and the Netherlands: spatial and temporal patterns. J. Plankton Res. 26(2): 133-141. dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbh016, more
  • Thielemans, L.; Fiers, F.; Heip, C.H.R. (1979). Pollutie door detergenten als mogelijke oorzaak van de mislukte oesterkweek in de Spuikom te Oostende. IZWO Mededelingen en Informatie 9(2): 14-23, more
  • Peer reviewed article Van Ginderdeuren, K.; Fiers, F.; De Backer, A.; Vincx, M.; Hostens, K. (2012). Updating the zooplankton species list for the Belgian part of the North Sea. Belg. J. Zool. 142(1): 3-22, more
  • Van Ginderdeuren, K.; Fiers, F.; De Backer, A.; Vincx, M.; Hostens, K. (2013). Updating the zooplankton species list for the Belgian part of the North Sea, in: Van Ginderdeuren, K. Zooplankton and its role in North Sea food webs: Community structure and selective feeding by pelagic fish in Belgian marine waters = Zooplankton en diens rol in Noordzee voedselwebben: Gemeenschapsstructuur en selectief foerageergedrag door pelagische vissen in Belgische mariene wateren. pp. 21-35, more
  • Peer reviewed article Willems, K.A.; Claeys, D.; Fiers, F. (1987). Syrticola mediterraneus n. sp., a harpacticoid copepod from the Bay of Calvi, Corsica. Hydrobiologia 153: 71-78, more

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