Publication list

Rendos, M., Delic, T., Copilas-Ciocianu, D., Fiser, C. (2021) First insight into cryptic diversity of a Caucasian subterranean amphipod of the genus Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Niphargidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 290:1–11.
Copilas-Ciocianu, D., Pop, F.M. (2020) An account of bacterial-induced luminescence in the Ponto-Caspian amphipod Pontogammarus maeoticus (Sowinskyi, 1894), with an overview of amphipod bioluminescence. North-Western Journal of Zoology, 16 (2): art. no. e207301.
Butkus, R ., Višinskienė, G. (2020) The aquatic invader Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray, 1843) is a poorer food item for benthivorous fishes than native snails. Aquatic Invasions, 15 (3): 15 (3): 473–481.
Lastumaki, A., Turja, R., Brenner, M., Vanninen, P., Niemikoski, H., Butrimavičienė, L., Stankevičiūtė, M., Lehtonen, K.K. (2020) Biological effects of dumped chemical weapons in the Baltic Sea: A multi-biomarker study using caged mussels at the Bornholm main dumping site. Marine Environmental Research, 161: art. no. 105036.
Wattier, R., Mamos, T., Copilas-Ciocianu, D., Jelic, M., Ollivier, A., Chaumot, A., Danger, M., Felten, V., Piscart, C., Zganec, K., Rewicz, T., Wysocka, A., Rigaud, T., Grabowski, M. (2020) Continental-scale patterns of hyper-cryptic diversity within the freshwater model taxon Gammarus fossarum (Crustacea, Amphipoda). Scientific Reports, 10 (1): art. no. 16536.
Butkus, R., Baltrūnaitė, L., Arbačiauskas, K., Audzijonytė, A. (2020) Two lineages of the invasive New Zealand mudsnail Potamopyrgus antipodarum spreading in the Baltic and Black sea basins: low genetic diversity and different salinity preferences. Biological Invasions, 22 (12): 3551–3559.
Copilas-Ciocianu, D., Berchi, G.M., Mumladze, L. (2020) First survey of shallow-water Amphipoda along the Georgian Black Sea coast reveals new faunistic records and the unexpected Atlantic invader Melita nitida. Mediterranean Marine Science, 21 (2): 460-463.
Rakauskas, V., Šidagytė-Copilas, E., Stakėnas, S., Garbaras, A. (2020) Invasive Neogobius melanostomus in the Lithuanian Baltic Sea coast: Trophic role and impact on the diet of piscivorous fish. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 46 (3): 597–608.
Turja, R., Sanni, S., Stankevičiūtė, M., Butrimavičienė, L., Devier, M.H., Budzinski, H., Lehtonen, K.K. (2020) Biomarker responses and accumulation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Mytilus trossulus and Gammarus oceanicus during exposure to crude oil. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 27 (13): 15498–15514.
Kralj-Fiser, S., Premate, E., Copilas-Ciocianu, D., Volk, T., Fiser, Z., Balazs, G., Herczeg, G., Delic, T., Fiser, C. (2020) The interplay between habitat use, morphology and locomotion in subterranean crustaceans of the genus Niphargus. Zoology, 139: art. no. 125742.
Rybakovas, A., Arbačiauskas, K, Markovskienė, V., Jokšas, K. (2020) Contamination and genotoxicity biomarker responses in bivalve mussels from the major Lithuanian rivers. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. 61 (3): 338–354.
Copilas-Ciocianu, D., Borza, P., Petrusek, A. (2020) Extensive variation in the morphological anti-predator defense mechanism of Gammarus roeselii Gervais, 1835 (Crustacea:Amphipoda). Freshwater Science. 39 (1): 47–55.
Copilas-Ciocianu, D., Borko, S., Fiser, C. (2020) The late blooming amphipods: Global change promoted post-Jurassic ecological radiation despite Palaeozoic origin. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 143: art. no. 106664.
Minchin, D., Arbačiauskas, K., Daunys, D., Ezhova, E., Grudule, N., Kotta, J., Molchanova, N., Olenin, S., Višinskienė, G., Strake, S. (2019) Rapid expansion and facilitating factors of the Ponto-Caspian invader Dikerogammarus villosus within the eastern Baltic Sea. Aquatic Invasions. 14 (2): 165-181.
Butkus, R., Vaitonis, G. (2019) New records and distribution patterns of the invasive snail Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray, 1843) in Lithuanian inland waters. Bioinvasions Records. 8 (4): 804-812.
Copilas-Ciocianu, D., Sidorov, D., Gontcharov, A. (2019) Adrift across tectonic plates: molecular phylogenetics supports the ancient Laurasian origin of old limnic crangonyctid amphipods. Organisms Diversity & Evolution. 19 (2): 191-207.
Valskienė, R., Baršienė, J., Butrimavičienė, L., Pažusienė, J., Grygiel, W., Stankevičiūtė, M., Rybakovas, A. (2019) Induction of nuclear abnormalities in herring (Clupea harengus membras), flounder (Platichthys flesus), and Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) collected from the southern part of the Gotland Basinthe Baltic Sea (2010-2017). Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 26 (13): 13366-13380.
Butkus, R., Višinskienė, G., Arbačiauskas, K. (2019) First record of the acute bladder snail Physella acuta (Draparnaud, 1805) in the wild waters of Lithuania. Bioinvasions Records. 8 (2): 281-286.
Copilas-Ciocianu, D., Zimta, A.A., Petrusek, A. (2019) Integrative taxonomy reveals a new Gammarus species (Crustacea, Amphipoda) surviving in a previously unknown southeast European glacial refugium. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research. 57 (2): 272-297.
Butrimavičienė, L., Stankevičiūtė, M., Kalcienė, V., Jokšas, K., Baršienė, J. (2019) Genotoxic, cytotoxic, and neurotoxic responses in Anodonta cygnea after complex metal mixture treatment. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 26 (8): 7627-7639.
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