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Details of  Alenka Malej   


Gender female
Job title Professor, research program leader
Department Marine Biology Station Piran
Fornace 41
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities marine zooplankton and secondary production jellyfish blooms HAB coastal zone management
Research Region 2, 3,
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Alenka MALEJ)

D?AMBRA I., A. MALEJ. 2015. Scyphomedusae of the Mediterranean Sea: State of the Art and Future Perspectives. Central Nervous System Agents in Medicinal Chemistry 15 (2). KOGOV?EK, T., T. TINTA, K. KLUN, A. MALEJ. 2014. Jellyfish biochemical composition: importance of standardised sample processing. Marine ecology Progress series 510: 275-288. MIKAELYAN, A. S., A. MALEJ, T. SHIGANOVA, V. TURK, A. SIVKOVITCH, E. MUSAEVA, T. KOGOV?EK, T. LUKASHEVA. 2013. Populations of the red tide forming dinoflagellate Noctiluca scintillans (Macartney): a comparison between the Black Sea and the northern Adriatic sea. Harmful algae 33: 29-40. AMBRA, I., W.M. GRAHAM, R.H. CARMICHAEL, A. MALEJ, V. ONOFRI. 2013. Predation patterns and prey quality of medusae in a semi-enclosed marine lake: implications for food web energy transfer in coastal marine ecosystems. Journal of plankton research 35: 1305-1312 NASTAV, B., M. MALEJ, A. MALEJ jr., A. MALEJ. 2013. Is it possible to determine the economic impact of jellyfish outbreaks on fisheries? A Case Study - Slovenia. Mediterranean Marine Science 14: 214-223. CONDON, R.H., C.M. DUARTE, K.A. PITT, K.L. ROBINSON, C.H. LUCAS, K.R. SUTHERLAND, H. MIANZAN, M. BOGEBERG, J.E. PURCELL, M.B. DECKER, S.-i, UYE, L.P. MADIN, R. BRODEUR, S.H. HADDOCK, A. MALEJ, G.D. PARRY, E. ERIKSEN, J. QUIÑONES, E.A. ACHA, M. HARVEY, J.M. ARTHUR, W.M. GRAHAM. 2013. Recurrent jellyfish blooms are a consequence of global oscillations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110: 1000-1005. DUARTE, C.M., K.A. PITT, C.H. LUCAS, J.E. PURCELL, S.-i. UYE, K.L. ROBINSON, L. BROTZ, M.B. DECKER, K.R. SUTHERLAND, A. MALEJ, L.P. MADIN, H. MIANZAN, J.-M. GILI, V. FUENTES, D. ATIENZA, F. PAGÉS, D. BREITBURG, J. MALEK, W.M. GRAHAM, R.H. CONDON. 2013. Is global ocean sprawl a cause of jellyfish blooms?. Frontiers in ecology and the environment 11: 91-97. CONDON, R.H., W.M. GRAHAM, C.M. DUARTE, K.A. PITT, C.H. LUCAS, S.H. HADDOCK, K.R. SUTHERLAND, K.I. ROBINSON, M.N. DAWSON, M.B. DECKER, C.E. MILLS, J.E. PURCELL, A. MALEJ, H. MIANZAN, S.-i. UYE, S. GELCICH, L.P. MADIN. 2012. Questioning the rise of gelatinous zooplankton in the world's oceans. Bioscience 62: 160-169. MALEJ, A., T. KOGOV?EK, A. RAM?AK, L. CATENACCI. 2012. Blooms and population dynamics of moon jellyfish in the Northern Adriatic. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 53: 337-342. LUCI?, D., B. PASTORIC, A. MALEJ, L. LOPEZ-LOPEZ, D. DRAKULOVIC, V. ONOFRI, M. MILOSLAVI?, B. GANAGAJ, I. ONOFRI, A. BENOVI?. 2012. Mass occurrence of the ctenophore Bolinopsis vitrea (L. Agassiz, 1860) in the nearshore southern Adriatic Sea (Kotor Bay, Montenegro). Environmental monitoring and assessment 184: 4777-4785. MOZETI?, P., J. FRANCÉ, T. KOGOV?EK, I. TALABER, A. MALEJ. 2012. Plankton trends and community changes in a coastal sea (northern Adriatic): bottom-up vs. top-down control in relation to environmental drivers. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science 115: 138-148. RAM?AK, A., K. VENKO, A. MALEJ. 2012. Comparative phylogeography of meroplanktonic species, Aurelia spp. and Rhizostoma pulmo (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) in European seas. Hydrobiologia 690: 69-80. LIPEJ, L., B. MAVRI?, M. ORLANDO-BONACA, A. MALEJ. 2012. State of the art of the marine non-idigenous flora and fauna in Slovenia. Mediterranean Marine Science 13: 243-249. TINTA, T., T. KOGOV?EK, A. MALEJ, V. TURK. 2012. Jellyfish modulate bacterial dynamic and community structure. PloS one 1932-6203. KOGOV?EK, T., B. BOGUNOVI?, A. MALEJ. 2010. Recurrence of bloom-forming scyphomedusae: wavelet analysis of a 200-year time series. Hydrobiologia 645: 81-96. TINTA, T., A. MALEJ, M. KOS KRAMAR, V. TURK. 2010. Degradation of the Adriatic medusa Aurelia sp. by ambient bacteria. Hydrobiologia 645: 179-191. VENKO, K., A. RAM?AK, P. TRONTELJ, A. MALEJ. 2010. Lack of genetic structure in the jellyfish Pelagia noctiluca (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa: Semaeostomeae) across European seas. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 57: 417-428. SHIGANOVA, T., A. MALEJ. 2009. Native and non-native ctenophores in the Gulf of Trieste, Northern Adriatic Sea. Journal of plankton research 31: 61-71. GREGO, M., M. DE TROCH, J. FORTE, A. MALEJ. 2009. Main meiofauna taxa as an indicator for assessing the spatial and seasonal impact of fish farming. Marine pollution bulletin 8: 1178-1186. COLOMBO, G. A., A. BENOVI?, A. MALEJ, D. LU?I?, T. MAKOVEC, V. ONOFRI, M. ACHA, A. MADIROLAS, H. MIANZAN. 2009. Acoustic survey of a jellyfish-dominated ecosystem (Mljet Island, Croatia). Hydrobiologia 616: 99-111. BAJCAR, T., V. MALA?I?, A. MALEJ, B. ?IROK. 2009. Kinematic properties of the jellyfish Aurelia sp. Hydrobiologia 616: 279-289. FLANDER PUTRLE, V., A. MALEJ. 2008. The evolution and phytoplankton composition of mucilaginous aggregates in the northern Adriatic sea. Harmful algae 6: 752-761. TURK, V., D. LU?I?, V. FLANDER PUTRLE, A. MALEJ. 2008. Feeding of Aurelia sp. (Scyphozoa) and links to the microbial foodweb. Marine ecology, 29: 495-505. RAM?AK, A., K. VENKO, K. SEP?I?, M. BERDEN ZRIMEC, O. BAJT, A. MALEJ. 2007. Reflection of hydrocarbon pollution on hepatic EROD activity in the black goby (Gobius niger). Environmental toxicology and pharmacology 24: 304-310. MALEJ, A., V. TURK, D. LU?I?, A. BENOVI?. 2007. Direct and indirect trophic interactions of Aurelia sp. (Scyphozoa) in a stratified marine environment (Mljet Lakes, Adriatic Sea). Marine Biology 151: 827-841.

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Created: 2009-08-26 Last Updated: 2015-05-19 by Alenka MALEJ