SOSA – Senckenberg Ocean Species Alliance


SOSA’s publications cover research about various marine invertebrates, including their discovery, new insights, conservation and  protection, and more. Check out the publications below for a list of all the research coming from SOSA authors and associated partners. 

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Miguez-Salas O, Brandt A, Knauber H, Riehl T. Diversity and density relationships between lebensspuren and tracemaking organisms: a study case from abyssal northwest Pacific. Biogeosciences. 1. Februar 2024;21(2):641–55.

Vončina, K., Mikkelsen, N., Morrow, C., Ang, R. & Sigwart, J. Clarification of the taxonomic status of Acanthochitona discrepans (Brown, 1827) with new data for the North-East Atlantic Acanthochitona (Polyplacophora, Acanthochitonidae). BDJ 11, e109554 (2023).

Liu X, Sigwart JD, Sun J. Phylogenomic analyses shed light on the relationships of chiton superfamilies and shell-eye evolution. Mar Life Sci Technol. 17. November 2023;5(4):525–37.

Miguez Salas, O. & Riehl, T. Still images from the KuramBio expedition 2012 (Stations 3-6, 8-11) obtained with the Ocean Floor Observation System. (Zenodo, 2023). doi:10.5281/ZENODO.10057538.

Miguez Salas, O. & Riehl, T. Lebensspuren and benthic fauna diversity and density data obtained from KuramBio 2012 expedition still images (50 still images per 8 deep-sea stations). (2023) doi:10.5281/ZENODO.10057636.

Sigwart, J. D., Chen, C., Tilic, E., Vences, M. & Riehl, T. Why is there no service to support taxonomy? BioEssays 2300070 (2023) doi:10.1002/bies.202300070

Sigwart, J. D., Pollom, R. & Böhm, M. The IUCN Species Survival Commission launches a new Red List Authority to assess marine invertebrates. Oryx 1–1 (2023) doi:10.1017/S003060532300042X.
Chen, C. & Sigwart, J. D. The lost vent gastropod species of Lothar A. Beck. Zootaxa 5270, 401–436 (2023).

Brandt, A., Chen, C., Tandberg, A. H. S., Miguez‐Salas, O. & Sigwart, J. D. Complex sublinear burrows in the deep sea may be constructed by amphipods. Ecology and Evolution 13, e9867 (2023).

Sigwart, J. D., Ogawa, A. & Chen, C. “Dreamer holothurians” in the north. Mar. Biodivers. 53, 8 (2023).

Sigwart, J. D. et al. Heterogeneity on the abyssal plains: A case study in the Bering Sea. Front. Mar. Sci. 9, 1037482 (2023).

Knauber, H., Silberberg, J. R., Brandt, A. & Riehl, T. Evolution and biogeography of the Haploniscus belyaevi species complex (Isopoda: Haploniscidae) revealed by means of integrative taxonomy. Systematics and Biodiversity 20, 1–27 (2022).

Sirenko, B. I. & Sigwart, J. D. The forgotten species Leptochiton alascensis (Thiele, 1909) (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) and its relatives mssub:2022-06-1. archmoll 151, 119–130 (2022).

Kaiser, Stefanie et al. Diving through the darkness; Species information is vital for effective marine conservation [Senckenberg Policy Brief – Appeal to Montreal]. (2022) doi:10.5281/ZENODO.7409029.

Thomas, E. A., Sigwart, J. D. & Helyar, S. J. New evidence for a cosmopolitan holothurian species at deep-sea reducing environments. Mar. Biodivers. 52, 63 (2022).

Kaiser, S. et al. Editorial: Recent and emerging innovations in deep-sea taxonomy to enhance biodiversity assessment and conservation. Front. Mar. Sci. 9, 989245 (2022).