LIST of PUBLICATIONS

65. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & D. SCHNACK 2018. OncIdent - an interactive identification key for Oncaeidae Giesbrecht, 1893 ["1892"] (Copepoda: Cyclopoida). Mar. Biodiv. DOI 10.1007/s12526-018-0863-z (view paper at http://rdcu.be/Jf5Z)

64. CHO, K., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., KIM, W.-S. & W. LEE 2017. Two species of the conifera-subgroup of Triconia (Copepoda, Cyclopoida, Oncaeidae) from the Northeastern equatorial Pacific, with a first description of the male of T. hirsuta Wi, Böttger-Schnack and Soh, 2010. Zootaxa 4286 (3): 347-369.

63. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & D. SCHNACK 2015. Development of an interactive identification key for Oncaeidae (Copepoda: Cyclopoida). J. Nat. Hist. 49 (45-48), 2727-2741. DOI 10.1080/00222933.2015.1022614

62. CHO, K., KIM, W.-S., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & W. LEE 2013. A new species of the dentipes-subgroup of Triconia and a redescription of T. giesbrechti and T. elongata (Copepoda: Cyclopoida: Oncaeidae) from the tropical Pacific and the Korea Strait. J. Nat. Hist. 47 (25-28): 1707-1743.

61. McKINNON, A.D., DUGGAN, S., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., GUSMÃO, L.F.M. & R.A. O´LEARY 2013. Depth structuring of pelagic copepod biodiversity in waters adjacent to an Eastern Indian Ocean coral reef. J. Nat. Hist. 47 (5-12): 639-665. DOI 10.1080/00222933.2012.674645

60. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & D. SCHNACK 2013. Definition of species groups of Oncaeidae (Copepoda: Cyclopoida) as basis for a worldwide identification key. J. Nat. Hist. 47 (5-12): 265-288. DOI 10.1080/00222933.2012.708453

59. WI, J.H., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & H.Y. SOH 2012. Two new species belonging to the dentipes– and conifera–subgroups of Triconia (Copepoda: Cyclopoida: Oncaeidae) from the East China Sea. J. Crust. Biol. 32(5): 843-859.

58. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & R.J. MACHIDA 2011. Comparison of morphological and molecular traits for species identification and taxonomic grouping of oncaeid copepods. Hydrobiologia 666: 111-125.

57. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 2011. Taxonomic re-examination and distribution of copepods reported as Oncaea notopus Giesbrecht, 1891 (Copepoda, Oncaeidae) in the Mediterranean Sea. Mar. Biodiv. 41: 325-341.

56. WI, J.H., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R & H.Y. SOH 2010. Species of Triconia of the conifera-subgroup (Copepoda, Cyclopoida, Oncaeidae) from Korean waters, including a new species. J. Crust. Biol. 30(4):673-691.

55. ABERLE, N., HANSEN, T., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., BURMEISTER, A., POST, A. F. & U. SOMMER 2010. Differential routing of ‘new’ nitrogen toward higher trophic levels within the marine food web of the Gulf of Aqaba, northern Red Sea. Mar. Biol. 157:157-169

54. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & D. SCHNACK 2009. Taxonomic diversity and identification problems of oncaeid microcopepods in the Mediterranean Sea. Mar. Biodiv. 39: 131-145.

53. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 2009. Taxonomy of Oncaeidae (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) from the Red Sea. – IX. Epicalymma bulbosa sp. nov., first record of the genus from the Red Sea. J. Plankton Res. 31:1027-1043.

52. KOPPELMANN, R., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., MÖBIUS, J., & H. WEIKERT 2009. Trophic relationships of zooplankton in the eastern Mediterranean based on stable isotope measurements. J. Plankton Res. 31 (6): 669-686

51. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., SCHNACK, D. & W. HAGEN 2008. Microcopepod community structure in the Gulf of Aqaba and the northern Red Sea, with special reference to Oncaeidae. J. Plankton Res. 30: 529-550.

50. McKINNON, A.D., DUGGAN, S., CARLETON, J.H. & R. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK 2008. Summer planktonic copepod communities of Australia´s North West Cape (Indian Ocean) during the 1997-99 El Niño/La Niña. J. Plankton Res. 30: 839-855

49. SCHNACK-SCHIEL, S.B., NIEHOFF, B., HAGEN, W., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., CORNILS, A., DOWIDAR, M.M., PASTERNAK, A., STAMBLER, N., STÜBING, D. & C. RICHTER 2008. Population dynamics and life strategies of Rhincalanus nasutus (Copepoda) at the onset of the spring bloom in the Gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea). J. Plankton Res. 30: 655-672.

48. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 2008 (“2007”) Obituary Kunigunde Hulsemann. Mitt. hamb. zool. Mus. Inst. 104: 1-5. (dated 2007)

47. HUYS, R. & R. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK 2008 (“2007”) Taxonomy of Oncaeidae (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) from the Red Sea. - VIII. Morphology and phylogenetic position of Oncaea tregoubovi Shmeleva, 1968 and the closely related Oncaea prendeli Shmeleva, 1966 from the Mediterranean Sea. Mitt. hamb. zool. Mus. Inst. 104: 89-127. (dated 2007)

46. ELVERS, D., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., BLOHM, D. & W., HAGEN 2006. Sympatric size variants of the microcopepod Oncaea venusta exhibit distinct lineages in DNA sequences. Mar. Biol. 149:503-513.

45. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 2005. Taxonomy of Oncaeidae (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) from the Red Sea. VII. Oncaea cristata, a new species related to the ovalis–complex, and a revision of O. ovalis Shmeleva and O. bathyalis Shmeleva from the Mediterranean. Cah. Biol. Mar. 46: 161-209.

44. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & D. SCHNACK 2005. Population structure and fecundity of the microcopepod Oncaea bispinosa in the Red Sea - a challenge to general concepts for the scaling of fecundity. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 302: 159-175.

43. GIBBONS, M.J., RICHARDSON, A.J., ANGEL, M.V., BUECHER, E., ESNAL, G., FERNANDEZ ALAMO, M.A., GIBSON, R., ITOH, H., PUGH, P., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & E. THUESEN 2005. What determines the likelihood of species discovery in marine holozooplankton: is size, range or depth important ? Oikos 109: 567-576.

42. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 2004. Triconia parasimilis Böttger-Schnack, 1999 (Copepoda, Oncaeidae), first record from the NW Pacific (Oyashio), with the description of the male. Mitt. hamb. zool. Mus. Inst. 101: 213-223.

41. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & R. HUYS 2004. Size polymorphism in Oncaea venusta Philippi, 1843 and the validity of O. frosti Heron, 2002: a commentary. Hydrobiologia 513: 1-5.

40. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., LENZ, J. & H. WEIKERT 2004. Are taxonomic details of relevance to ecologists ? An example from oncaeid microcopepods of the Red Sea. Mar. Biol. 144: 1127-1140.

39. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 2003. Taxonomy of Oncaeidae (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) from the Red Sea. V. Three species of Spinoncaea gen. nov. (ivlevi-group), with notes on zoogeographical distribution. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 137: 187-226.

38. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 2002. Taxonomy of Oncaeidae (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) from the Red Sea. VI. Morphology and zoogeography of Oncaea bispinosa sp. nov., a sistertaxon of O. zernovi Shmeleva. J. Plankton Res. 24: 1107-1129.

37. SOMMER, U., BERNINGER, U.-G., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., CORNILS, A., HAGEN, W., HANSEN, T., AL-NAJJAR, T., POST, A.F., SCHNACK-SCHIEL, S.B., STIBOR, H., STÜBING, D. & S. WICKHAM 2002. Grazing during early spring in the Gulf of Aqaba and the northern Red Sea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 239: 251-261.

36. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 2001. Taxonomy of Oncaeidae (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) from the Red Sea. II. Seven species of Oncaea s. str. Bull. nat. Hist. Mus. Lond. (Zool.) 67(1): 25-84.

35. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., HAGEN, W. & S.B. SCHNACK-SCHIEL 2001. The microcopepod fauna in the Gulf of Aqaba, northern Red Sea: Species diversity and distribution of Oncaeidae (Poecilostomatoida). J. Plankton Res. 23: 1029-1035.

34. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & R. HUYS 2001. Taxonomy of Oncaeidae (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) from the Red Sea. III. Morphology and phylogenetic position of Oncaea subtilis Giesbrecht, 1892. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Copepoda, Curitiba, Brazil, July 25 - 31, 1999. Hydrobiologia 453/454: 467-481.

33. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 2000. Taxonomy of Oncaeidae (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) from the Red Sea. IV. First record of the male of Triconia recta Böttger-Schnack, with notes on its distribution. Mitt. hamb. zool. Mus. Inst. 97: 67-76.

32. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 1999. Taxonomy of Oncaeidae (Copepoda, Poeci­lostomatoida) from the Red Sea. I. 11 species of Triconia gen. nov. and a redescription of T. similis (Sars) from Norwegian waters. Mitt. hamb. zool. Mus. Inst. 96: 37-128.

31. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & R. HUYS 1998. Species groups within the genus Oncaea (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida). Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Copepoda, Oldenburg/Bremerhaven, Germany, July 29 - August 3, 1996. J. mar. Syst. 15: 369-371.

30. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 1997. Vertical structure of small metazoan plankton, especially non-calanoid copepods.II. Deep Eastern Medi­terranean (Levantine Sea). Oceanol. Acta 20: 399-419.

29. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & R. HUYS 1997a. Archioncaea arabica gen. et sp. nov., a remarkable oncaeid (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) from the northern Arabian Sea. Cah. Biol. Mar. 38: 79-89.

28. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & R. HUYS 1997b. Morphological observations on Oncaea mediterranea (Claus, 1863) (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoi­da) with a comparison of Red Sea and eastern Mediterranean popu­lations. Bull. nat. Hist. Mus. Lond. (Zool.) 63: 137-147.

27. HUYS, R. & R. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK 1996/1997. On the diphyletic origin of the Oncaeidae Giesbrecht, 1892 (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) with a phylogenetic analysis of the Lubbockiidae fam. nov. Zool. Anz. 235: 243-261.

26. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 1996. Vertical structure of small metazoan plankton, especially non-calanoid copepods.I. Deep Arabian Sea. J. Plankton Res. 18: 1073-1101.

25. OHTSUKA, S., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., OKADA, M. & T. ONBÉ 1996. In situ feeding habits of Oncaea (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) from the upper 250 m of the central Red Sea, with special reference to consumption of appendicularian houses. Bull. Plankton Soc. Japan 43: 89-105.

24. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 1995. Summer distribution of micro- and small mesozooplankton in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, with special reference to non-calanoid copepods. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 118: 81-102.

23. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 1994. The microcopepod fauna in the Eastern Mediterranean and Arabian Seas: a comparison with the Red Sea fauna. In: FERRARI, F.D. & B.P. BRADLEY (eds), Ecology and morphology of copepods. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Copepoda, Baltimore, USA, June 6-13, 1993; Developments in Hydrobiology 102: 271-282; reprinted from Hydrobiologia 292/293.

22. HUYS, R. & R. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK 1994. Taxonomy, biology and phylo­geny of Miraciidae (Copepoda: Harpacticoida). Sarsia 79: 207-283.

21. KINZER, J., BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & K. SCHULZ 1993. Aspects of horizontal distribution and diet of myctophid fish in the Arabian Sea with reference to the deep water oxygen deficiency. Deep-Sea Res. II. Vol. 40 (3): 783-800.

20. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 1992. Community structure and vertical dis­tribution of cyclopoid and poecilostomatoid copepods in the Red Sea. III. Re-evaluation for separating a new species of Oncaea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 80: 301-304.

19. HUYS, R., BOXSHALL, G.A. & R. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK 1992. On the disco­very of the male of Mormonilla Giesbrecht 1892 (Copepoda, Mormo­nilloida). Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Zool.) 58 (2): 157-170.

18. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 1991. Seasonal changes in the vertical dis­tribution and size structure of Macrosetella gracilis populations (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) in the Red Sea. Bull. Plankton Soc. Japan (Spec. Vol.): 309-320.

17. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 1990 a. Community structure and vertical distribution of cyclopoid copepods in the Red Sea. I. Central Red Sea, autumn 1980. Mar. Biol. 106: 473-485.

16. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 1990 b. Community structure and vertical distribution of cyclopoid copepods in the Red Sea. II. Aspects of seasonal and regional differences. Mar. Biol. 106: 487-501.

15. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & G.A. BOXSHALL 1990. Two new Oncaea species (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) from the Red Sea. J. Plankton Res. 12: 861-871.

14. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 1989. Body length of female Macrosetella gracilis (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) from various depth zones in the Red Sea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 52: 33-37.

13. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. & D. SCHNACK 1989. Vertical distribution and population structure of Macrosetella gracilis (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) in the Red Sea in relation to the occurrence of Oscillatoria (Trichodesmium) spp. (Cyanobacteria). Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 52: 17-31.

12. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R., SCHNACK, D. & H. WEIKERT 1989. Biological observations on small cyclopoid copepods in the Red Sea. J. Plankton Res. ll: 1089-1101.

11. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK, R. 1988. Observations on the taxonomic composi­tion and vertical distribution of cyclopoid copepods in the central Red Sea. In: BOXSHALL, G.A. & H.K. SCHMINKE (eds), Biolo­gy of Copepods. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Copepoda, London, August 10-14, 1987. Hydrobiologia 167/168: 311-318.

10. BOXSHALL, G.A. & R. BÖTTGER-SCHNACK 1988. Unusual ascothoracid nauplii from the Red Sea. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Zool.) 54: 275-283.

09. BÖTTGER, R. 1987. The vertical distribution of micro- and small mesozooplankton in the central Red Sea.   Biol. Oceanogr. 4: 383-402.

08. BOXSHALL, G.A. & R. BÖTTGER 1987. Two new species of Oncaea (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) from the Red Sea and a redescrip­tion of O. atlantica Shmeleva. J. Plankton Res. 9: 553-564.

07. BÖTTGER, R. & D. SCHNACK 1986. On the effect of formaldehyde fixation on the dry weight of copepods. Meeresforsch. 31: 141-152.

06. FERRARI, F.D. & R. BÖTTGER 1986. Sexual dimorphism and a sex-­limited polymorphism in the copepod Paroithona pacifica Nishida, 1985 (Cyclopoida: Oithonidae) from the Red Sea. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 99: 274-285.

05. BÖTTGER, R. 1985. Untersuchungen zur Verteilung der kleinen Metazoa im Plankton des Roten Meeres, unter besonderer Berück­sichtigung cyclopoider und harpacticoider Copepoden. Diss. Fach­bereich Biologie, Universität Hamburg, 248 pp.

04. BÖTTGER, R. 1984. The effect of formalin fixation on the dry weight of copepods, with special reference to Eurytemora affinis (POPPE 1880). ICES C.M. 1984/L:24.

03. BÖTTGER, R. 1982. Studies on the small invertebrate plankton of the Sargasso Sea. Helgoländer Meeresunters. 35: 369-383.

02. SCHNACK, D. & R. BÖTTGER 1981. Interrelation between inverte­brate plankton and larval fish development in the Schlei fjord, Western Baltic. Kieler Meeresforsch., Sonderh. 5: 202-210.

01. BÖTTGER, R. 1979. Untersuchungen über das Zooplankton der Schlei im Hinblick auf das Nahrungsangebot für Heringslarven im Früh­jahr. Diplomarbeit Universität Hamburg, Fachbereich Biologie, 109pp.