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Marco Faasse

Ir M.A. (Marco) Faasse, Research associate - Taxonomy and Systematics, Invasive species


Email: marco.faasse@naturalis.nl
Phone: +31 (0)71-
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Hobbs, N.-V., E. Lazo-Wasem, M.A. Faasse, J.R. Cordell, J.W. Chapman, C.S. Smith, R. Prezant, R. Shell & J.T. Carlton (2015). Going global: the introduction of the Asian isopod Ianiropsis serricaudis (Gurjanova) (Crustacea: Peracarida) to North America and Europe. Aquatic Invasions 10(2): 177-187.

Faasse MA & Turbeville JM 2015. The first record of the north-west Pacific nemertean Cephalothrix simula in northern Europe. Marine Biodiversity Records 8 (e17): 1-6.

Faasse MA & M Melchers 2014. The exotic jellyfish Blackfordia virginica introduced into the Netherlands (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen 43: 103-110.

Kerckhof F & Faasse MA 2014. Boccardia proboscidea and Boccardiella hamata (Polychaeta: Spionidae: Polydorinae), introduced mud worms new for the North Sea and Europe, respectively. Marine Biodiversity Records 7 (e76): 1-9.

Faasse MA 2014. Introduction of Ptilohyale littoralis to The Netherlands. Marine Biodiversity Records 7 (e28): 1-5.

Faasse MA 2014. The Pacific amphipod Monocorophium uenoi (Stephensen, 1932) introduced to the Netherlands (NE Atlantic). BioInvasions Records 3(1): 29-33.

Faasse MA 2013. Further dispersal of the sea-spider Ammothea hilgendorfi (B öhm, 1879) in the North Sea to The Netherlands. BioInvasions Records 2 (4): 287-289.

Faasse MA 2013. The North American ostracod Eusarsiella zostericola (Cushman, 1906) arrives in mainland Europe. BioInvasions Records 2(1): 47-50.

Faasse MA & Giangrande A 2012. Description of Bispira polyomma n. sp. (Annelida: Sabellidae): a probable introduction to The Netherlands. - Aquatic Invasions 7(4): 591-598. 

Lützen J, Faasse M, Gittenberger A, Glenner H & Hoffmann E 2012. The Japanese oyster drill Ocinebrellus inornatus (Récluz, 1851) (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Muricidae), introduced to the Limfjord, Denmark. - Aquatic Invasions 7(2): 181-191. pdf

Faasse, MA 2011.The exotic isopod Synidotea in The Netherlands and Europe, a Japanese or American invasion (Pancrustacea: Isopoda)? - Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen 36: 103-106.

Faasse, MA 2011. Pileolaria berkeleyana, a spirorbin polychaete worm introduced to The Netherlands (Polychaeta: Serpulidae: Spirorbinae) - Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen 36: 99-102.

Soors J, Faasse MA, Stevens M, Verbessem I, Regge N De & Bergh E Van den 2010. New crustacean invaders in the Schelde estuary (Belgium). - Belgian Journal of Zoology 140(1): 3-10. pdf  

CABI. Urosalpinx cinerea [original text by M.A. Faasse]. In: Invasive Species Compendium. Wallingford, UK: CABI.

Vervoort, W. & M.A. Faasse 2009. Overzicht van de Nederlandse Leptolida (=Hydroida) (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). - Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen 32: 1-207.

Faasse, M.A. & A.H.M. Ligthart 2009. American (Urosalpinx cinerea) and Japanese oyster drill (Ocinebrellus inornatus) (Gastropoda: Muricidae) flourish near shellfish culture plots in The Netherlands. - Aquatic Invasions 4(2). pdf

Faasse, M.A. & A.H.M. Ligthart 2007. The American oyster drill, Urosalpinx cinerea (Say, 1822), introduced to The Netherlands - increased risks after ban on TBT? - Aquatic Invasions 2(4): 402-406. pdf

Cook, E.J., M. Jahnke, F. Kerckhof, D. Minchin, M. Faasse, K. Boos & G. Ashton 2007. European expansion of the introduced amphipod Caprella mutica Schurin, 1935. - Aquatic Invasions 2(4): 411-421. pdf

Soest, R.W.M. van, M.J. de Kluijver, P.H. van Bragt, M.A. Faasse, R. Nijland, E.J. Beglinger, W.H. de Weerdt & N.J. de Voogd 2007. Sponge invaders in Dutch coastal waters. - Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. 87: 1733- 1748. (pdf available on request)

Faasse, M.A. & K.M. Bayha 2006. The ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi A. Agassiz 1865 in coastal waters of The Netherlands: an unrecognized invasion? - Aquatic Invasions 1(4): 270-277. pdf

Hondt, J.-L. d' & M.A. Faasse 2006. A new Arachnidium species, Arachnidium lacourti, spec. nov. (Bryozoa, Ctenostomona), from the coast of The Netherlands. - Zoölogische Mededelingen 80-1(5): 87-90. pdf (53 kB)

Udekem d'Acoz, C. d', M.A. Faasse, E.C.F. Dumoulin & H. De Blauwe 2005. Occurrence of the Asian shrimp, Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902, in the Southern Bight of the North Sea, with a key to the Palaemonidae of North-west Europe (Crustacea, Decapoda, Caridea). - Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen 22: 95-111. pdf (391 kB)

Faasse, M.A. 2005 Notes on diagnostic characters and morphological variability of Caprella mutica Schurin, 1935 in The Netherlands. - Het Zeepaard 65(1): 22-28 .

Blauwe, H. De & M.A. Faasse 2004. Smittoidea prolifica Osburn, 1952 (Bryozoa, Cheilostomatida), a Pacific bryozoan introduced to The Netherlands (Northeast Atlantic). - Bulletin Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen, Biologie 74: 33-39. pdf(3.38 MB)

Faasse, M.A. & G.W.N.M. van Moorsel 2003. The North-American amphipods, Melita nitidaSmith, 1873 and Incisocalliope aestuarius (Watling & Maurer, 1973) (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Gammaridea), introduced to the Western Scheldt estuary (The Netherlands). - Aquatic Ecology 37: 13-22. pdf

Breton, G., M.A. Faasse, P.Y. Noël & T. Vincent 2002. A new alien crab in Europe:Hemigrapsus sanguineus (Decapoda: Brachyura: Grapsidae). - Journal of Crustacean Biology 22(1): 184-189.

Blauwe, H. De & M.A. Faasse 2001. Extension of the range of the bryozoans Tricellaria inopinata and Bugula simplex in the North-east Atlantic Ocean (Bryozoa: Cheilostomatida). - Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen 14: 103-112. pdf (927 kB)

Kelleher, B., G. van der Velde, K.J. Witmann, M.A. Faasse & A. bij de Vaate 1999. Current status of freshwater Mysidae in The Netherlands, with records of Limnomysis benedeniCzerniavsky, 1882, a pontocaspian species in Dutch Rhine branches. - Bulletin Zoölogisch Museum Universiteit van Amsterdam 16(13): 89-94. pdf (508 kB)

Ates, R.M.L., R. Dekker, M.A. Faasse & J.C. den Hartog 1998. The occurrence of Sagartia elegans (Dalyell, 1848) (Anthozoa: Actiniaria) in the Netherlands. - Zoölogische Verhandelingen Leiden 323: 263-276. pdf (1399 kB)

Faasse, M.A. 1998.The pontocaspian mysid Hemimysis anomala Sars, 1907, new to the fauna of The Netherlands. - Bulletin Zoölogisch Museum Universiteit van Amsterdam 16(10): 73-76. pdf (258 kB)

faunistic publications in Dutch

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