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Arango CP, Linse K (in press) New Sericosura (Pycnogonida: Ammotheidae) from deep-sea hydrothermal vents in the Southern Ocean. Zootaxa
Chen C, Copley JT, Linse K, Rogers AD, Sigwart J (in press) The heart of a dragon: 3D anatomical reconstruction of the ‘scaly-foot gastropod’ (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Neomphalina) reveals its extraordinary circulatory system. Frontiers in Zoology
Chen C, Linse K, Roterman CN, Copley JT, Rogers AD (in press) A new Genus of large hydrothermal vent-endemic gastropod (Neomphalina: Peltospiridae) with two new species showing evidence of recent demographic expension. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
Thatje S, Marsh L, Roterman CN, Mavrigordate MN, Linse K (02-2015) Adaptations to hydrothermal vent life in Kiwa tyleri, a new species of yeti crab from the East Scotia Ridge, Antarctica. PLoS One


104. Chen C, Copley JT, Linse K, Rogers AD, Sigwart J (2015) How the mollusc got its scales: convergent evolution of the molluscan scleritome. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 144: 949-954
103. Chen C, Linse K, Copley JT, Rogers AD (2015) Description of the “scaly-foot gastropod”: A new genus and species of hydrothermal vent-endemic gastropod (Neomphalina: Peltospiridae) from the Indian Ocean. Journal of Molluscan Studies doi:10.1093/mollus/eyv013
102. Jackson J, Linse K, Whittle R, Griffiths H (2015) The evolutionary origins of the Southern Ocean philobryid bivalves: hidden biodiversity, ancient persistence PLoS One 10(4): e0121198. Doi10.1371/journal.pone.0121198
101. Mah C, Steed T, Linse K, Copley JT, Marsh L, Clague D, Foltz D (2015) Description of a New Family, including New Genera and Species of deep-sea Forcipulatacea (Asteroidea), the first known sea star from Hydrothermal Vent Settings. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 174: 93-113.
100. Saucede T, Griffiths HJ, Moreau C, Jackson J, Sands C, Downey R, Reed A, Mackenzie M, Geissler P, Linse K (2015) East Weddel Sea echinoids from the JR275 expedition. Zookeys 504:1-10. Doi: 10.3897/zookeys.504.8860


99. Brandt A, Griffiths HJ, Gutt J, Linse K, Schiaparelli S, Ballerini T (2014) Challenges of Southern Ocean deep-sea biodiversity assessments. Advances in Polar Sciences 25: 204-212
98. Connolly SR, MacNeil MA, Caley MA,, Cripps E, Hisano M, Thibaut LM, Bhattacharya BD, Benedetti-Cecchi L, Brainard RE, Brandt A, Bulleri F, Kaiser S, Knowlton N, Kroncke I, Linse K, Maggi E, D. O’Hara T, Plaisance L, Poore GCB, Sarkar SK, Satpathy KK, Schückel U, Sogin ML, Stocks KI, Williams A, Wilson RS, Zettler LA (2014) Commonness and rarity in the marine biosphere. PNAS doi 10.1073/pnas.140666411
97. Griffiths HJ, Whittle RJ, Roberts SJ, Belchier M, Linse K, Thatje S (2014) Decapoda: Crabs & Lobsters. In: De Broyer et al. (eds) The CAML/ SCAR MarBIN Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean. Chapter 5.30: 185-189
96. Linse K (2014) Bivalvia. In: De Broyer et al. The CAML/ SCAR MarBIN Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean. Chapter 5.11: 126-128
95. Linse K, Jackson J, Malyutina M, Brandt A (2014) Herbivorous northern hemisphere Jaera (Crustacea, Isopoda, Janiridae) found on whale bones in the SO deep sea: Description of Jaera tyleri sp. nov. PLoSOne 9(3): e93018
94. Neal L, Wiklund H, Muir AI, Linse K, Glover AG (2014) Cryptic speciation and the identity of juvenile Polynoidae (Annelida) in the Southern Ocean revealed by DNA taxonomy. Memoirs of the Museum Victoria 71:203-216
93. Reed AJ, Linse K, Thatje S (2014) Differential adaptations between cold-stenothermal environments in the bivalve Lissarca cf. miliaris (Philobryidae) from the Scotia Sea islands and Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of Sea Research 88: 11-20
92. Reed AJ, Morris JP, Linse K, Thatje S (2014) Reproduction in deep-sea protobranch bivalves Yoldiella ecaudata, Yoldiella sabrina, and Yoldiella valettei (Yoldiidae) from the Southern Ocean. Polar Biology 37, 1383-1392. DOI 10.1007/s00300-014-1528-4
91. Römer, M., Torres, M, Kasten, S., Kuhn, G., Graham, A.G.C., Mau, S., Little, C., Linse, K., Pape, T., Geprägs, P., Fischer, D., Wintersteller, P., Marcon, Y., Rethemeyer, J., Bohrmann, G. and shipboard scientific party ANT-XXIX/4. (2014) First evidence of widespread methane emissions around a Sub-Antarctic island (South Georgia). ESPL 403: 166-177
90. Rogers AD, Linse K (2014) Chemosynthetic communities. In: De Broyer et al. (eds) The CAML/ SCAR MarBIN Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean. Chapter 5.30: 240-244
89. Schiaparelli S, Linse K (2014) Gastropoda. In: De Broyer et al. (eds) The CAML/ SCAR MarBIN Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean. Chapter 5.10: 122-125
88. Schiaparelli S, Ghiglione C, Alvaro MC, Griffiths HJ, Linse K, (2014) Fine-mesh towed gears sampling at high latitudes: a considerable leap toward alpha-diversity assessment for benthic Mollusca from the Ross Sea (Antarctica). Polar Biology doi 10.1007/s00300-014-1487-9
87. Whittle RJ, Quaglio F, Griffiths HJG, Linse K, Crame JA (2014) The Early Miocene Cape Melville Formation Fossil Assemblage and the Evolution of Modern Antarctic Marine Communities. Naturwissenschaften 101: 47-59
86. Zwirglmaier K, Reid W, Heywood J, Sweeting C, Wigham B, Polunin N, Hawkes J, Connelly D, Pearce D, Linse K (2014) Diversity of epibiotic bacteria and trophic ecology a new species of Kiwaidae (Decapoda, Anomura) at two hydrothermal vent fields on the East Scotia Ridge, Antarctica, exhibit high regional differences. Microbiology Open doi: 10.1002/mbo3.227

85. Amon DJ, Glover AG, Copley JT, Wiklund H, Linse K (2013) New insights into the fate of cetacean carcasses: the discovery of a natural whale fall in the Antarctic deep sea. Deep-Sea Research II 92, 87-96

84. Buckeridge J, Linse K, Jackson J (2013) Vulcanolepas scotiaensis sp. nov., a new deep-sea scalpelliform barnacle (Eolepadidae: Neolepadinae) from hydrothermal vents in the Scotia Sea, Antarctica. Zootaxa 3745(5), 551-568.
83. Ghihlione CG, Alvaro MC, Griffiths HJ, Linse K, Schiaparelli S (2013) Ross Sea Mollusca from the Latitudinal Gradient Program: Italica 2004 Rauschert dredge samples. ZooKeys 341, 37-48
82. Griffiths HJ, Whittle RJ, Roberts SJ, Belchier M, Linse K (2013) Antarctic Crabs: Invasion or Endurance? PLoS One
81. Linse K, Griffiths HJ, Barnes DKA, Brandt A, Niki Davey N; David B, DeGrave S, d'Udekem d'Acoz C, Eleaume M, Glover A, G. Hemery L, Mah C, Martín-Ledo R, Munilla T, O’Loughlin M, Pierrat B, Saucede T, Sands C, Strugnell JM, Enderlein P. (2013) The macro- and megabenthic fauna on the continental shelf of the eastern Amundsen Sea, Antarctica. Continental Shelf Research 68, 80-90
80. Linse K, Jackson J, Fitzcharles E, Sands CJ, Buckeridge J (2013) Phylogenetic position of Antarctic Scalpelliformes (Crustacea: Cirripedia: Thoracica). Deep-Sea Research I 73, 99-166
79. Moreau C, Linse K, Griffiths, HJ, Barnes DKA, Kaiser S, Glover A, Sands CJ, Strignell JM, Enderlein P, Geissler P (2013) Amundsen Sea Mollusca from the BIOPEARL II expedition. ZooKeys 294, 1-8
78. Nye V, Copley J, Linse K (2013). A new species of Eualus Thallwitz, 1891 and new record of Lebbeus antarcticus (Hale, 1941) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Hippolytidae) from the Scotia Sea. Deep-Sea Research II 92, 145-156
77. Reed AJ, Thatje S, Linse K (2013) An unusual hermaphrodite reproductive trait in the Southern Ocean brooding bivalve Lissarca miliaris (Philobryidae) from the Scotia Sea. Polar Biology 36, 1-11, doi: 10.1007/s00300-012-1233-0

76. Reed AJ, Morris JP, Linse K, Thatje S (2013) Environmental effects on growth and shell morphology in deep-sea protobranch bivalves. Deep-Sea Research I 81, 14-24
75. Reid WDK, Sweeting CJ, Wigham BD, Zwirglmaier K, Hawkes JA, McGill RAR, Linse K, Polunin NVC (2013) Spatial differences in East Scotia Ridge hydrothermal vent food webs: influences of chemistry, microbiology and predation on trophodynamics. PLoSOne 9 (6) e65553
74. Roterman CN, Copley JT, Linse K, Tyler PA, Rogers AD (2013) Development of polymorphic microsatellite loci for three species of vent-endemic megafauna from deep-sea hydrothermal vents in the Scotia Sea, Southern Ocean. Conservation Genetic Resources doi 10.1007/s12686-01309921-9
73. Roterman C.B. Copley JT, Linse K, Tyler PA, Rogers AD (2013) The biogeography of the yeti crabs (Kiwaidae) with notes on the phylogeny of the Chirostyloidea (Decapoda: Anomura). Proc. R. Soc. B. 280:20130718
72. Williams ST, Smith L, Herbert D, Marshall B, Warén A, Kiel S, Dyal P, Linse K, Vilvens C, Kano Y. (2013) Cenozoic climate change and diversification in the deep-sea: evolution of gastropod diversity in the family Solariellidae (Trochoidea). Ecology and Evolution 3, 887-917

71. Brandt A, De Broyer C, Ebbe B, Ellingsen KE, Gooday AJ, Janussen D, Kaiser S, Linse K, Schueller M, Thomson MRA, Tyler PA, Vanreusel A (2012). Southern Ocean deep benthic biodiversity. In: Rogers et al (eds) Antarctica: An extreme environment in a changing world. John Wiley & Sons Inc
70. Convey P, Barnes DKA, Griffiths, AJ, Grant S, Linse K, Thomas DN (2012) Biogeography and regional classifications of Antarctica. In: Rogers et al (eds) Antarctica: An extreme environment in a changing world. John Wiley & Sons Inc
69. Downey RV, Janussen D, Linse K, Griffiths HJ (2012) Diversity and distribution patterns in high Southern Latitude sponges. PLoSOne 7, e41672 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041672
68. Leese F, Brand P, Kuzmin A, Mayer C, Agrawal S, Dambach J, Dietz L, Doemel JS,. Goodall-Copstake WP, Held C, Jackson JA, Lampert KP, Linse K, Macher JN, Nolzen J, Raupach M, River N, Schubart CD, Striewski S, Tollrian S, Sands CJ (2012) Exploring Pandora’s Box: Potential and pitfalls of low coverage genome surveys for evolutionary biology PLoSOne 7(11): e49202, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049202
67. Lörz AN, Smith PJ, Steinke D, Linse K (2012) High genetic diversity amongst Epimeria species (Amphipoda) from the southern Scotia Arc. Marine Biodiversity. Marine Biodiversity 42, 137-159, doi 10.1007/s12526-011-0089-8
66. Lörz AN, Smith PJ, Steinke D, Linse K (2012) First molecular evidence for underestimated biodiversity of Rhachotropis (Crustacea, Amphipoda), with description of a new species. PLoS One 7(3): e32365
65. Marsh L, Copley J, Huvenne V, Linse K, Reid WDK, Rogers A, Sweeting CJ, Tyler P (2012) Microdistribution of faunal assemblages at deep-sea hydrothermal vents in the Southern Ocean PLoSOne 7, e48348 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048348
64. Nye V, Copley J, Linse K, Plouviez S (2012) Iheyaspira bathycodon new species (Vetigastropoda:Trochoidea: Turbinidae: Skeneinae) from the Von Damm Vent Field, Mid-Cayman Spreading Centre, Caribbean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom doi: 10.1017/S0025315412000823
63. Reed A, Thatje S, Linse K (2012) Shifting baselines in Antarctic ecosystems; ecophysiological response to warming in Lissarca miliaris at Signy Island, Antarctica. PLOS One 7, 253477 doi: journal.pone.0053477
62. Rogers AD, Tyler PA, Connelly DP, Copley JT, R. James R, Larter RD, Linse K, Mills RA, et al (2012) The discovery of new deep-sea hydrothermal vent communities in the Southern Ocean and implications for biogeography. PLoS Biol 10(1): e1001234. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001234
61. Sands CJ, Griffiths HJ, Downey R, Barnes DKA, Linse K, Martín-Ledo R (2012) Observations of the ophiuroids from the West Antarctic sector of the Southern Ocean. Antarctic Science doi: 10.1017/S0954102012000612
60. Whittle RJ, Quaglio F, Crame JA, Linse K (2012) The bivalve assemblage of the Early Miocene Cape Melville Formation (King George Island, Antarctica) with revision of the Nuculidae. Antarctic Science doi:10.1017/S0954102012000454

58. Brandt A, Bathmann U, Brix S, Cisewski B, Flores H, George K, Göcke C, Janussen D, Kruse S, Leach H, Linse K, Peeken I, Riehl T, Sauter E, Sachs O, Schüller M, Schroedl M, Schwabe E, Strass V, van Franeker J, Wilmsen E (2011) Maud Rise – A unique Spot in the Southern Ocean? DSR II doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.01.008
57. Dettai, Agnes, et al (2011) Barcoding and molecular systematics of the benthic and demersal organisms of CEAMARC. Polar Science 5, 298-312
56. Grant RA, Griffiths HJ, Steinke D, Wadley V, Linse K (2011) Antarctic DNA barcoding: a drop in the ocean? Polar Biology 34, 775-780
55. Hoffman JI, Linse K, Peck LS, Clarke, A (2011) Strong population structure in a broadcast-spawning Antarctic marine invertebrate. Journal of Heredity. 102, 55-66 Doi:10.1093/jhered/esq094
54. Hoffman JI, Linse K, Clarke, A, Peck LS (2011) Effects of brooding and broadcasting reproductive modes on the population genetic structure of two Antarctic gastropod molluscs. Marine Biology 158: 287-296 Doi: 10.1007?s00227-010-1558-6
53. Whittle RJ, Griffiths HJ, Linse H (2011) The fossil record of Limopsis (Bivalvia: Limopsidae) in Antarctica and the Southern high latitudes. Palaeontology 54: 935-952

52. Allcock AL, Barratt I, Eléaume M, Linse K, Norman MD, Smith PJ, Steinke D, Stevens DW, Strugnell JM (2011) Cryptic speciation and the circumpolarity debate: a case study on endemic Southern Ocean octopuses using the coxI barcode of life. DSR II 58, 242-249 Doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.05.016
51. Gutt J, Barratt I, Domack E, d’Udekem d’Acoz C, Dimmler W, Grémare A, Heilmayer O, Isla E, Janussen D, Jorgensen E, Kock K-H, Lehnert L S, López-Gonzáles P, Langner S, Linse K, Manjón-Cabeza M E, Meißner M, Montiel A, Raes M, Robert H, Rose A, Sañé Schepisi E, Saucède T, Scheidat M, Schenke H-W, Seiler J, Smith C (2011) Biodiversity change after climate-induced ice-shelf collapse in the Antarctic DSR II 58, 74-83 Doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.05.024
50. Hunt B, Strugnell JM, Bednarsek A, Linse K, Nelson RJ, Pakhomov E, Seibel B, Steinke D, Würzberg L (2010) Poles Apart: The “Bipolar” pteropod species Limacina helicina is genetically distinct between the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans. PLoS one 5: e9835
49. Strugnell JM, Cherel Y, Cooke IR, Gleadall IG, Hochberg FG, Ibáñez CM, Jorgensen E, Laptikhovsky VV, Linse K, Norman MD, Vecchione M, Voight JR, Allcock AL (2011) The Southern Ocean: Source and sink? DSR II 58, 196-204 Doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.05.015

48. Barnes DKA, Kaiser S, Griffiths HJG, Linse K (2009) The marine, intertidal, fresh-water and terrestrial fauna of the South Orkney Islands, Antarctica. Journal of Biogeography 36: 756-759
47. Brandt, A., Linse, K., Schueller, M (2009) Bathymetric distribution patterns of Southern Ocean macrofaunal taxa: Bivalvia, Gastropoda, Isopoda and Polychaeta. DSR I 56: 2013-2025
46. Convey P, Stevens MI, Smellie JL, Hillenbrand C-D, Barnes DKA, Clarke A, Pugh PJA, Linse K, Cary SC (2009) Exploring biological constraints on the glacial history of Antarctica. Quaternary Science Reviews 28: 3035-3048
45. Grant, R.A., Linse, K. (2009) Barcoding Antarctic biodiversity: current status and the CAML initiative. Polar Biology 32: 1629-1637
44. Griffiths HJ, Barnes DKA, Linse K (2009) Towards a generalised biogeography of the Southern Ocean Benthos. Journal of Biogeography 36, 162-177
43. Lörz A-N, Maas EW, Linse K, Coleman CO (2009) Do circum-Antarctic species exist in peracarid Amphipoda? A case study in the genus Epimeria Costa, 1851 (Crustacea, Peracarida, Epimeriidae). Zookeys 18: 91-128
42. Newman L., Convey P., Gibson J.A.E., Linse K. 2009. Antarctic paleobiology: glacial refugia and constraints on past ice-sheet reconstructions. PAGES News, 17, No. 1, 22-24.

41. Barnes DKA, Linse K, Enderlein P, Smale D, Fraser KPP, Brown M (2008) Marine richness and gradients at Deception Island, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 20, 271-280
40. Kaiser S, Barnes DKA, Linse K, Brandt A (2008) Epibenthic macrofauna associated with the shelf and slope of a young and isolated Southern Ocean Island. Antarctic Science20, 281-290
39. Linse K (2008) Antarctic Marine Biodiversity – a taxonomic crisis? (Guest editorial) Antarctic Science 20, 209
38. Linse K (2008) The BIOPEARL expedition to the Scotia Sea in 2006 (Introduction to Special issue) Antarctic Science 20, 211-212
37. Linse K, Walker L, Barnes DKA (2008) Biodiversity of echinoids and their epibionts around the Scotia arc, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 20, 227-245
36. Griffiths HJ, Linse K, Barnes DKA (2008) Distribution of macrobenthic taxa across the Scotia Arc, Antarctica. Antarctic Science20, 213-226
35. Sands CJ, McInnes SJ, Marley N, Goodall-Copestake WP, Convey P, Linse K (2008) Phylum Tardigrada: an ‘individual’ approach. Cladistics 34, 861-871
34. Sands CJ, Convey P, Linse K, McInnes SJ (2008) Assessing meiofaunal variation among individuals utilising morphological and molecular approaches: an example using the Tardigrada. BMC Ecology (MS 1207444478153004)

33. Barnes DKA, Webb K, Linse K. (2007) Inter-specific, -generic and -morphologic comparisons of bryozoan growth show polar species are slowest, and slowing. PolarBiology 30:1068-
32. Brandt A, De Broyer C, De Mesel I, Ellingsen KE, Gooday AJ, Hilbig B, Linse K, Thomson MRA, Tyler PA (2007)The biodiversity of the deep Southern Ocean benthos. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 362: 39-66
31. Brandt A, Brix S, Brökeland W, Cedhagen T, Choudhury M, Cornelius N, Danis B, De Mesel I, Diaz RJ, Gillan DC, Hilbig B, Howe J, Janussen D, Kaiser S, Linse K, Malyutina M, Nunes Brandao S, Pawlowski J, Raupach M, Gooday AJ The Southern Ocean deep sea: first insights into biodiversity and biogeography. Nature 447:307-311
30. Clarke A, Griffiths HJ, Barnes DKA, Linse K. (2007) How well do we know the Antarctic marine fauna? A preliminary study of macroecological and biogeographic patterns in Southern Ocean gastropod and bivalve molluscs. Diversity and Distributions 13, 620-632
29. Ellingsen KE, Brandt A, Hilbig B, Linse K. (2007) The diversity and spatial distribution of polychaetes, isopods and bivalves in the Atlantic sector of the deep Southern Ocean. Polar Biology30, 1265-1273
28. Linse K, Cope T, Lörz A-N, Sands CJ (2007) Is the Scotia Sea a center of Antarctic marine diversification? Some evidence of cryptic speciation in the circum-Antarctic bivalve Lissarca notorcadensis (Arcoidea: Philobryidae) Polar Biology 30: 1059-1068
27. Linse K, Brandt, A, Bohn J, Danis B, De Broyer C, Heterier V, Hilbig B, Janussen D, J. López González PJ, Schüller M, Schwabe E, Thomson MRA (2007) Macro- and megabenthic communities in the abyssal Weddell Sea (Southern Ocean) Deep-Sea Research II doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.07.011
26. Lörz A-N, Maas EW, Linse K, Fenwick GD (2007) Epimeria schiaparelli sp nov., an epimeriid amphipod from the Ross Sea with a molecular characterization. Zootaxa 1420: 23-37
25. Schwabe, E, Bohn, JM, Engl, W, Linse, K, Schroedl, M. (2007) Rich and rare – first insights into species diversity and abundance of Antarctic abyssal Gastropoda (Mollusca) Deep-Sea Research II 54, 1831-1847
24. Strugnell, J.M., Linse, K. (2007) Evolution of the Antarctic marine fauna: what can DNA and fossils tell us? Antarctica: a keystone in a changing world. Online proceedings of the 10th International Sym