Publications

Selected publications by SeArc scientists:

PublicationPeer reviewed publications

Benayahu Y. and Perkol-Finkel S. (2010) Klyxum adii spec. nov. (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from Kenya. Zoologische Mededelingen Zoologische Mededelingen, 84: 7-14. Text

Perkol-Finkel S. and Airoldi L. (2010) The loss and recovery potential of marine habitats: an experimental study of factors maintaining resilience in subtidal algal forests at the Adriatic Sea.PLoS ONE 5(5): e10791. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010791 Text

Benayahu Y., Benayahu D., Kashman Y., Rudi A., Lanir Y., Sella I., Raz E. (2009) USA PCT patent No. 45776: Coral –derived collagen and methods of farming same. Text

Sella I. and Benayahu Y. (2010)  Rearing cuttings of the soft coral Sarcophyton glaucum (Octocorallia,  Alcyonacea): towards mass production in a closed seawater system. Aquaculture Research. 41,12:  1748–1758 Text

Perkol-Finkel S. and Benayahu Y. (2009) The role of differential survivorship of two coral species on artificial and natural reefs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 369: 1–7. Text 

Perkol-Finkel S., Miloh T., Zilman G., Sella I., Benayahu Y. (2008). Floating and fixed artificial habitats: spatial and temporal patterns of benthic communities in a coral reef environment. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 77: 491-500. Text

Perkol-Finkel S. and Benayahu Y. (2007) Differential recruitment of corals onto artificial and natural reefs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 340: 25–39. Text

Perkol-Finkel S., Miloh T., Zilman G., Sella I., Benayahu Y. (2006) Floating and fixed artificial reefs: the effect of substratum motion on benthic communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 317: 9-20. Text 

Perkol-Finkel S., Shashar N., Benayahu Y. (2006) Can artificial reefs mimic natural reef communities? The roles of structural features and age. Marine Environmental Research 61: 121-135. Text

Perkol-Finkel S., Shashar N., Barnea O., Ben David-Zaslaw R., Oren U., Reichart T., Yacobovich T., Yahel G., Yahel R., Benayahu Y. (2005) Fouling coral communities of artificial reefs: does age matter? Biofouling 21: 127–140. Text

Perkol-Finkel S. and Benayahu Y. (2005) Recruitment of benthic organisms onto a planned artificial reef: shifts in community structure one decade post deployment. Marine Environmental Research 59: 79-99. Text

Benayahu Y., Jeng M.S., Perkol-Finkel S. and Dai C.F. (2004) Soft corals (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from southern Taiwan: II. Species diversity and distributional patterns. Zoological Studies 43: 548-560. Text  

Benayahu Y. and Perkol-Finkel S. (2004) Soft corals (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from southern Taiwan: I. Sarcophyton nanwanensis spec. nov. (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea). Zoological Studies 43: 537-547. Text 

Perkol-Finkel S. and Benayahu Y. (2004) Community structure of stony and soft corals on vertical unplanned artificial reefs in Eilat (Red Sea): comparison to natural reefs. Coral Reefs 23: 195-205. Text 

 

PublicationConference Abstracts

Airoldi L., Fontana G., Ferrario F., Franzitta G., Perkol-Finkel S., Magnani A., Bianchelli S., Pusceddu A., Colangelo M.A., Thrush S. (2010) Detrital enrichment from marine urban structures and its far-field  effects on soft-bottom assemblages. 39TH CIESM ,Venice, Italy. Abstract book,  pp 712

Airoldi L., and Perkol-Finkel S.  (2010) Mitigating the impacts of coastal defence structures. 9TH CIESM, Venice, Italy. Abstract Book, pp 711.

Sella I., Kashman Y., Benayahu D., Lanir Y., Orgel J.,  Benayahu Y. (2010) Tendon-like collagen fibers in an octocoral. Dan Popper Symposium for marine biotechnology and aqua-farming. Eilat, Israel. Abstract book

Perkol-Finkel S., Rius M., Fontana G., Nicotera V., Franzitta G., Ferrario F., and Airoldi L. (2009) Promoting the growth of desirable assemblages on artificial marine structures: results from experimental tests in the North Adriatic Sea. 9th CARAH, Curitiba, Brazil. Abstract book, pp. 32.

Airoldi L., Abbiati M., Ceccherelli V.U., Colangelo M., Ferrario F. Fontana G., Franzitta G., and Perkol-Finkel S. (2009) The effects of coastal defence measures on sandy shore systems. 5th Iternational Symposium on Sandy Beaches. Rabat, Morocco. Abstract book, pp. 11.

Airoldi L., and Perkol-Finkel S. (2009) The loss and recovery prospects of forests of canopy-forming macroalgae. Oceans Past II, Vancouver, Canada. Abstract book, Theme 3.  

Perkol-Finkel S., and Airoldi L. (2009). Conservation and restoration of fragmented communities of canopy-forming macroalgae in ecosystems undergoing global climate change. Abstracts of the International Marine Conservation Congress 2009 –Making Marine Science Matter (17-24 May 2009 Washington USA).

Perkol-Finkel S., Nicotera V., Balzano R., Airoldi L. (2009). Active restoration of fragmented canopy-forming macroalgal communities in a disturbed ecosystem. XIX Congresso S.It.E. Bolzano, Italy. Abstract book, pp. 39.

Benayahu Y., Schleyer M. H., Perkol-Finkel S., Shlagman A. (2008) Diversity of soft corals (Octocorallia) in Kenya and the adjacent Pemba (Tanzania) with reference to other south equatorial East African reefs. 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Fort Lauderdale, USA. Abstract book, pp. 242.

Sella I. and Benayahu Y. (2006)  Sarcophyton glaucum- Development of a propagation protocol for pharmaceutical and reef-restoration purposes. International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS), Bremen, Germany. Abstract book, pp. 278.       

Sella I. and Benayahu Y. (2006)  Sarcophyton glaucum- Development of a propagation protocol for reef-restoration purposes  34th annual conference –The Israel Society for Ecology , Abstract book        

Sella I. and Benayahu Y.(2006)  Sarcophyton glaucum- Development of a propagation protocol for pharmaceutical and reef-restoration purposes 3rd annual conference of The Israeli Association of Aquatic  Sciences (IAAS), Haifa, Israel ,Abstract book.

Perkol-Finkel S., Shashar N., Benayahu Y. (2005) Comparing benthic communities of artificial and natural reefs: the roles of structural features and age. 2nd Annual Conference of the Israeli Association of Aquatic Studies. Ramat Gan, Israel. Abstract book, pp. 31.  

Perkol-Finkel S., Shashar N., Benayahu Y. (2005) Which is stronger - age or structure? A comparison of benthic communities on a shipwreck to the adjacent natural reef. 8th CARAH, Biloxi, USA. Abstract book, pp. 51. 

Benayahu Y., Perkol-Finkel S. (2004) Shifts from fouling organisms to tropical-reef communities on a planned artificial reef: how long does it take? 39th EMBS, Genoa, Italy. Abstract book, pp. 63. 

Perkol-Finkel S., Zilman G., Miloh T., Benayahu Y. (2004) Floating and fixed artificial reefs: the effect of substratum motion on benthic communities. 39th EMBS, Genoa, Italy. Abstract book, pp. 68. 

Benayahu Y., Jeng M. S., Perkol-Finkel S. (2004) Dai C. Diversity of Soft corals (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from southern Taiwan. 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, Okinawa, Japan. Abstract book, pp. 41.

Perkol-Finkel S., Zilman G., Miloh T., Benayahu Y. (2004) The effect of substratum stability on benthic artificial reef communities: biological and hydrodynamic aspects. 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, Okinawa, Japan. Abstract book, pp. 54.

Shashar N., Einbinder S., Belmaker J., Perkol-Finkel S., Benayahu Y. (2004) Artificial coral reefs, capacities and limitation. 5th Symposium in Memory of Merav Ziv, Sde Boker Campus, Israel. Abstract book.

Perkol-Finkel S., Zilman G., Miloh T., Benayahu Y. (2004) Effects of substratum stability on benthic artificial reef communities: Biological and hydrodynamic aspects. The Zoological Society of Israel, Annual Conference, Beer Sheba, Israel. Abstract book, pp. 115.

Perkol S. and Benayahu Y. (2001) Artificial and Natural Reefs: a comparison. The 33rd Anniversary Conference of the Heinz Steinitz Marine Biology Laboratory, Eilat, Israel. Abstract book, pp. 111. 

Perkol S. and Benayahu Y. (2001) Comparison between Coral Communities of Artificial and Natural Reefs at Eilat (Red Sea). Israel Journal of Zoology 47 (2), pp 190.

Perkol S. and Benayahu Y. (2000) Comparison between Artificial and Natural Reefs. 9th International Coral Reef Symposium, Bali, Indonesia. Abstract book, pp. 229.

 

 

PublicationOther publications

Perkol-Finkel S. (2007) Biological and ecological aspects of artificial reefs. PhD. Thesis, department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel. 

Sella I. (2012) Biological, biochemical, and mechanical properties of collagen fibers of the soft coral Sarcophyton ehrenbergi. PhD. Thesis, department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Text

Sella I. (2007)  Development of a propagation protocol for  cuttings of the soft coral Sarcophyton glaucum.

M.Sc. Thesis, department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Sella I. & gur A.(2007) Marine invertebrates field guide to the Israeli Mediterranean cost. 

department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Perkol S. (2002) Artificial Reefs: a scientific review. A report for the Israeli Government Tourist Corporation (In Hebrew).

Perkol S. and Benayahu Y. (2000) What is blue and white and floating in the Red Sea? Dubekoral. Yam Magazin 74: 28-34 (In Hebrew).

Perkol S. (2001) Artificial and natural reefs in Eilat: Comparative aspects and interactions. M.Sc. Thesis, department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.