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Details of Dr Claudia Castellani   


Gender female
Job title Research Fellow - Plankton Taxonomy
Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science ( SAHFOS)
The Laboratory, Citadel Hill Plymouth Devon PL1 2PB
Tel 01752633294
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Website http://www.sahfos.ac.uk
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Degree BSc, MSci, PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities plankton ecology, physiology and taxonomy.
Research Region 36
Working languages Italian; English
Skills/Expertise Ecology, Physiology and Taxonomy
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Claudia CASTELLANI)

Castellani C and Altunbas Y (2014) Seasonal changes in the acclimatised respiration rate of Temora longicornis (Müller), Marine Ecology Progress Series, 500: 83-101.
Nobili R, Robinson C, Buitenhuis E and Castellani C (2014) Food quality regulates the metabolism and reproduction of Temora longicornis, Marine Ecology Progress Series (under review)
SMOLINA I., S. KOLLIAS, M. POORTVLIET, T. G. NIELSEN, P. LINDEQUE, C. CASTELLANI, E. F. MØLLER, L. BLANCO-BERCIA and G. HOARAU (2014) Genome- and transcriptome-assisted development of nuclear insertion/deletion markers for Calanus species (Copepoda: Calanoida) identification, Molecular Ecology Resources, doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12241
Mitra A, Castellani C, Gentleman W, Jónasdóttir SH, Flynn KJ, Halsband C, Kuhn P, Licandro P, Agersted MD, Bode A, Calbet A, Lindeque P, Koppelmann R, Møller EF, Gislason A, Nielsen TG and St. John M (2013) Bridging the gap between marine biogeochemical and fisheries sciences; configuring the zooplankton link, Progress in Oceanography, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2014.04.025
Chust G, Castellani C, Licandro P, Ibaibarriaga L, Sagarminaga Y and Irigoien X (2013) Are Calanus spp. shifting poleward in the North Atlantic? A habitat modelling approach, ICES J. Mar.Sci. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fst147
Webjorn M, Runge JA, Head E, Plourde S, Castellani C, Licandro P, Pierson J, Jonasdottir SH, Johnson C, Chust G, Broms C, Debes H, Falkenhaug T, Gaard E, Gislason A, Heath MR, Niehoff B, Nielsen TG, Pepin P, Stenevik EK (2013) The North Atlantic Ocean as habitat for zooplankton: distribution of key taxa in relation to environmental factors and ecological traits, with a focus on the planktonic copepod, Calanus finmarchicus, Progress in Oceanography, doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2014.04.026
Castellani C, Lindley JA, Wootton M and Kirby RR (2012) Morphological and genetic variation in the north Atlantic copepod, Centropages typicus, JMBA UK, 92: 99-106
McQuatters-Gollop A, Reid PC, Edwards M, Burkill PH, Castellani C, Batten S, Gieskes W, Beare D, Bidigare RR, Head E, Johnson R, Kahru M, Koslow JA, Pena A (2011) Marine phytoplankton: decline - or not? Reply to Boyce et al., NATURE, (14 April 2011), 2010-08-11212A
Castellani C, Moncoiffé G and Brown J, (2009) The Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) data management experience Deep Sea Res. II AMT Special Issue, 56: 977-985
Piontkovski SA and Castellani C, (2009) Decline of zooplankton biomass in the tropical Atlantic Ocean. Hydrobiologia, 632: 365-370
Castellani C, (2009) Plankton: A guide to its taxonomy and ecology for water quality management. Book Review, J Plank Res, 32: 261-262
Castellani C, Irigoien X, Mayor D, Harris RP and Wilson D, (2008) Grazing dynamics of Calanus finmarchicus and Oithona similis on the microplankton assemblage in the Irminger Basin, JPlankRes, 30: 1095-1116
Castellani C, Irigoien X, Harris RP, (2007) Regional and temporal variation of Oithona spp biomass, stage structure and productivity in the Irminger Sea, North Atlantic, J Plank Res, 29: 1051-1070.
Fielding S, Ward P, Pollard RT, Seeyave S, Read JF, Hughes JA, Smith T and Castellani C (2007) Community structure and grazing impact of mesozooplankton during late spring/early summer 2004/2005 in the vicinity of the Crozet Islands (Southern Ocean) Deep Sea Res II, 54: 2106-2125.
Castellani C and Altunba? Y (2006) Factors controlling the temporal dynamics of egg production of the copepod Temora longicornis, Mar Ecol Prog Ser, 308: 143-153, ISSN 0171-8630
Castellani C, Irigoien X, Harris RP, Lampitt RS (2005) Feeding and egg production of Oithona similis in the North Atlantic, Mar Ecol Prog Ser, 288: 173-182, ISSN 0171-8630.
Castellani C, Robinson C, Smith T, Lampitt RS (2005) Temperature affects respiration rate of Oithona similis, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 285: 129-135, ISSN 0171-8630
Irigoien X, Titelman J, Harris RP, Harbour D, Castellani C (2003) Feeding of Calanus finmarchicus nauplii in the Irminger Sea, Mar Ecol Prog Ser, 262:193-200, ISSN 0171-8630
Castellani C and Lucas IAN (2003) Seasonal variation in egg morphology and hatching success in the calanoid copepods Temora longicornis, Acartia clausi and Centropages hamatus, J Plank Res, 25: 527-537, ISSN: 1464-3774

Created: 2008-10-21 Last Updated: 2016-07-04 by Claudia CASTELLANI