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Details of Dr. Adam Petrusek   


Gender male
Job title Associate Professor
Department Department of Ecology
Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science Albertov 6
Praha 2
Czech Republic
Nationality Czech Republic
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Degree PhD
Job type Operational Support (technical)
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Limnology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Limnology
Research Activities Research on ecology, diversity and evolution of crustaceans, particularly Daphnia and crayfish; biological invasions in freshwaters; teaching of marine biology, particularly Mediterranean marine fauna
Research Region 3, 2, 36, 14
Working languages Czech English
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Adam PETRUSEK)

Duris, Z., Horka, I., Juračka, P.J., Petrusek, A. and Sandford, F. [2011]These squatters are not innocent: the evidence of parasitism in sponge-inhabiting shrimps. PLoS ONE, 6, e21987
Vanickova, I., Seda, J., Machacek, J. and Petrusek, A. [2011] Effects of extreme floods on the Daphnia ephippial egg bank in a long narrow reservoir. Journal of Limnology, 70, 369-377
Juračka, P., Laforsch, C. and Petrusek, A. [2011] Neckteeth formation in two species of the Daphnia curvirostris complex. Journal of Limnology, 70, 359-368
Wolinska, J., Seda, J., Koerner, H., Smilauer, P. and Petrusek, A. [2011] Spatial variation of Daphnia parasite load within individual waterbodies. Journal of Plankton Research, 33, 1284-1294
Filipova, L., Grandjean, F., Chucholl, C., Soes, M. and Petrusek, A. [2011] Identification of exotic North American crayfish in Europe by DNA barcoding. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems, 401, 11
Wolinska, J., Spaak, P., Koerner, H., Petrusek, A., Seda, J. and Giessler, S. [2011] Transmission mode affects the population genetic structure of Daphnia parasites. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24, 265-273
Buric, M., Hulak, M., Kouba, A., Petrusek, A. and Kozak, P. [2011] A successful crayfish invader uses facultative parthenogenesis: a novel reproductive mode in decapod crustaceans. PLoS ONE, 6, e20281
Filipova, L., Lieb, D. A., Grandjean, F. and Petrusek, A. [2011] Haplotype variation in the spiny-cheek crayfish Orconectes limosus: colonization of Europe and genetic diversity of native stocks. Journal of the North American Benthological Society, 30, 871-881
Hamrova, E., Golias, V. and Petrusek, A. [2010] Identifying century-old long-spined Daphnia: species replacement in a mountain lake characterised by paleogenetic methods. Hydrobiologia, 643, 97-106
Filipova, L., Holdich, D. M., Lesobre, J., Grandjean, F. and Petrusek, A. [2010] Cryptic diversity within the invasive virile crayfish Orconectes virilis (Hagen, 1870) species complex: new lineages recorded in both native and introduced ranges. Biological Invasions, 12, 983-989
Dlouha, S., Thielsch, A., Kraus, R. H. S., Seda, J., Schwenk, K. and Petrusek, A. [2010] Identifying hybridizing taxa within the Daphnia longispina species complex: a comparison of genetic methods and phenotypic approaches. Hydrobiologia, 643, 107-122
Thielsch, A., Brede, N., Petrusek, A., De Meester, L. and Schwenk, K. [2009] Contribution of cyclic parthenogenesis and colonization history to population structure in Daphnia. Molecular Ecology, 18, 1616-1628
Adamowicz S. J., Petrusek A., Colbourne J. K., Hebert P. D. N. and Witt J. D. S. [2009] The scale of divergence: a phylogenetic appraisal of intercontinental allopatric speciation in a passively-dispersed freshwater zooplankton genus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 50, 423-436
Kozubikova, E., Filipova, L., Kozak, P., Duris, Z., Martin, M.P., Dieguez-Uribeondo, J., Oidtmann, B. and Petrusek, A. [2009] Prevalence of the crayfish plague pathogen Aphanomyces astaci in invasive American crayfishes in the Czech Republic. Conservation Biology, 23, 1204-1213
Petrusek, A., Tollrian, R., Schwenk, K., Haas, A. and Laforsch, C. [2009] A crown of thorns is an inducible defense that protects Daphnia against an ancient predator. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106, 2248-2252
Mergeay, J., Aguilera, X., Declerck, S., Petrusek, A., Huyse, T. and De Meester, L. [2008] The genetic legacy of polyploid Bolivian Daphnia: the tropical Andes as a source for the North and South American D. pulex complex. Molecular Ecology, 17, 1789-1800
Forro, L., Korovchinsky, N. M., Kotov, A. A. and Petrusek, A. [2008] Global diversity of cladocerans (Cladocera; Crustacea) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia, 595, 177-184
Petrusek, A., Hobaek, A., Nilssen, J. P., Skage, M., Cerny, M., Brede, N. and Schwenk, K. [2008] A taxonomic reappraisal of the European Daphnia longispina complex (Crustacea, Cladocera, Anomopoda). Zoologica Scripta, 37, 507-519
Petrusek, A., Seda, J., Machacek, J., Ruthova, S. and Smilauer, P. [2008] Daphnia hybridization along ecological gradients in pelagic environments: the potential for the presence of hybrid zones in plankton. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 363, 2931-2941
Seďa, J., Petrusek, A., Machacek, J. and Smilauer, P. [2007] Spatial distribution of the Daphnia longispina species complex and other planktonic crustaceans in the heterogeneous environment of canyon-shaped reservoirs. Journal of Plankton Research, 29, 619-628
Petrusek, A., Cerny, M. and Audenaert, E. [2004] Too large intercontinental differentiation of Moina micrura (Crustacea: Anomopoda): one less cosmopolitan cladoceran? Hydrobiologia, 526, 73-81

Created: 2006-03-21 Last Updated: 2017-03-22 by Mark VAN CROMBRUGGE