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Details of Dr. Dan Hayim Kerem   


Gender male
Job title Research Associate
University of Haifa, Leon Recanati Institute for Marine Studies ( RIMS)
University of Haifa Mount Carmel Haifa 31905
Tel [972](4)8249449 (work) / [972](4)8247740 (home)
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Website http://maritime2.haifa.ac.il/eng/DK.asp, http://immrac.org
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Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Studies of wild cetacean populations (mainly bottlenose dolphins) above the Israeli continental shelf.
Working languages English, Hebrew
Skills/Expertise Ecology, physiology & toxicology of marine mammals, diving physiology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Dan KEREM)

Effect of isobaric breathing gas shifts from air to heliox mixtures on resolution of air bubbles in lipid and aqueous tissues of recompressed rats. Eur. J. Physiol. 111:2183-2193, 2011.
D. Kerem, R. Kent, M. Roditi-Elasar, O. Goffman, A. Scheinin, P. Gol'din. 2014. Early physical maturation of female common bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus in the eastern Levantine Basin. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution. DOI: 10.1080/15659801.2013.892297.
D. Kerem, N. Hadar, O. Goffman, A. Scheinin, R. Kent, O. Boisseau, U. Schattner. Update on the cetacean fauna of the Mediterranean Levantine Basin. Open Marine Biology Journal 6:6-27, 2012.
Y. Sharir, D. Kerem, P. Gol'din, E. Spanier. Small size of common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in the eastern Mediterranean: a possible case of Levantine nanism. Marine Ecology Progress Series 438:241-251, 2011.
Shoham-Frider, E., N. Kress, D. Wynne. A. Scheinin,. M. Roditi-Elasar and Kerem, D. [2009] Persistent organochlorine pollutants and heavy metals in tissues of common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) from the Levantine Basin of the Eastern Mediterranean. Chemosphere, 77, 621?627
Levy, A., Brenner, O., Scheinin, A., D. Morick, E. Ratner, O. Goffman, and Kerem, D. [2009] Laryngeal snaring by ingested fishing net in a common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) off the Israeli shoreline Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 45, 834-838
Mizrahi, N. Kerem, D. Goffman, O. Lernau, O. and Spanier, E. [2009] Identified fish remains regurgitated by a solitary Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops aduncus, in the Gulf of Aqaba (Mammalia: Delphinidae) Zoology in the Middle East, 46, 19-28
Pastene, L.A. Goto, M. Zerbini,A.N., Kerem, D. Watanabe, K., Bessho, Y., Kanda, N., Hasegawa, M., Nielsen, R., Larsen, F. and Palsboll, P.J.[2007] Radiation and speciation of pelagic organisms during periods of global warming: the case of the common minke whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata Molecular Ecology, 16, 1481?1495
Roditi-Elasar, M., Kerem, D., Hornung, H., Kress, N., Shoham-Frider, E., Goffman, O. and Spanier, E.[2003]. Heavy metal levels in bottlenose and striped dolphins off the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Marine Pollution Bulletine 46:503-512.
Kerem, D. , Goffman, O. and Spanier, E. [2001] Sightings of a single hump-backed dolphin (Sousa sp.) along the Mediterranean Coast of Israel. Marine Mammal Science 17: 170-171.
A. P. Scheinin, D. Kerem, C. D. Macleod, M. Gazo, C.A. Chicote & M. Castellote: Gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) in the Mediterranean Sea: anomalous event or early sign of climate-driven distribution change? Marine Biodiversity Records 4. DOI:10.1017/S1755267211000042; 2011.

Created: 2000-03-01 Last Updated: 2016-07-01 by Dan KEREM