Lab Publications

     

 

Elías, R., Saracho-Bottero M.A.,Simon, C.A. 2019. Protocirrineris (Polychaeta:Cirratulidae) in South Africa and description of two new species. V Simposio Latinoamericano de Polycheata  (V Silpoly) 67 : S5. doi:10.15517/RBT.V67IS5.38931


Bait collecting by subsistence and recreational fishers in Knysna Estuary may impact management and conservation.

Simon, C.A., Du Toit, A., Smith, F., Smith, P., Smith, K., Claassens, L. 2019. Bait collecting by subsistence and recreational fishers in Knysna Estuary may impact management and conservation. African Zoology 54 , pp 91-103. doi:10.1080/15627020.2019.1608862


Not out of Africa: Spirobranchus kraussii (Baird, 1865) is not a global fouling and invasive serpulid of Indo-Pacific origin.

Simon, C.A., van Niekerk, H.H., Burghardt, I., ten Hove, H.A., Kupriyanova, E.K. 2019. Not out of Africa: Spirobranchus kraussii (Baird, 1865) is not a global fouling and invasive serpulid of Indo-Pacific origin. Aquatic Invasions 14, pp221–249. doi:10.3391/ai.2019.14.2.05


Hidden diversity within the cosmopolitan species, Pseudopolydora antennata (Spionidae: Annelida)

Simon, C.A., Sato-Okoshi, W., Abe, H. 2019. Hidden diversity within the cosmopolitan species, Pseudopolydora antennata (Spionidae: Annelida). Marine Biodiversity 49, pp 25–42. doi:10.1007/s12526-017-0751-y


A new species of Rhynchospio (Annelida: Spionidae) in South Africa.

Simon, C.A., Williams, L.-G., Henninger T. 2018. A new species of Rhynchospio (Annelida: Spionidae) in South Africa. Marine Biodiversity 49, pp 663–672. doi:10.1007/s12526-017-0842-9


Integrative taxonomic methods reveal an incorrect synonymisation of the South African Pseudonereis podocirra (Schmarda) as the widespread Pseudonereis variegata (Grube) from Chile.

Kara, J., Macdonald, A.H.H., Simon, C.A. (2018). Integrative taxonomic methods reveal an incorrect synonymisation of the South African Pseudonereis podocirra (Schmarda) as the widespread Pseudonereis variegata (Grube) from Chile. Invertebrate Systematics, 32(6): 1282-1297. doi:10.1071/IS18016


Molecular identification of polydorid polychaetes (Annelida: Spionidae): is there a quick way to identify pest and alien species?

Williams, L-G, Karl, S. Rice, S., Simon, C.A. 2017. Molecular identification of polydorid polychaetes (Annelida: Spionidae): is there a quick way to identify pest and alien species? African Zoology 52, pp 105-117. doi:10.1080/15627020.2017.1313131


And then there was one: Polydora uncinata and Polydora hoplura (Annelida: Spionidae), the problematic polydorid pest species represent a single species.

Sato-Okoshi, W., Abe, H., Nishitani, G., Simon, C.A. 2016. And then there was one: Polydora uncinata and Polydora hoplura (Annelida: Spionidae), the problematic polydorid pest species represent a single species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 97, pp 1675-1684. doi:10.1017/S002531541600093X


Elucidating the population genetic structure of two polydorids (Annelida: Spionidae), Boccardia polybranchia and Polydora hoplura in South Africa: natural and anthropogenic influences on dispersal and implications for on-shore and off-shore oyster farms.

Williams, L.-G., Matthee, C.A., Simon, C.A. 2016. Elucidating the population genetic structure of two polydorids (Annelida: Spionidae), Boccardia polybranchia and Polydora hoplura in South Africa: natural and anthropogenic influences on dispersal and implications for on-shore and off-shore oyster farms. Aquaculture 465, pp 235-244. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2016.09.001


Predicting the dispersal potential of an invasive polychaete pest along a complex coastal biome.

David, A.A., Matthee, C.A., Loveday, B.R., Simon, C.A. 2016.  Predicting the dispersal potential of an invasive polychaete pest along a complex coastal biome. Integrative and Comparative Biology 56, pp 600-610. doi:10.1093/icb/icw011


Lost in translation? Standardising the terminology used in marine invasion biology and updating South African alien species lists.

Robinson, T.B., Alexander, M.E., Simon, C.A., Griffiths, C.L., Peters, K., Sibanda, S., Miza, S., Groenewald, B., Majiedt, P., Sink, K.J. 2016. Lost in translation? Standardising the terminology used in marine invasion biology and updating South African alien species lists. African Journal of Marine Science 38, pp 129-140. doi:10.2989/1814232X.2016.1163292


Back to the future: reflections and directions of South African marine bio-invasions.

Alexander, M.E., Simon, C.A., Griffiths, C.L., Peters, K., Sibanda, S., Miza, S. Groenewald, B., Majiedt, P., Sink, K.J., Robinson, T.B. 2016. Back to the future: reflections and directions of South African marine bio-invasions. African Journal of Marine Science. doi:10.2989/1814232X.2016.1159984


On the taxonomy and phylogeny of Ctenodrilus (Annelida: Cirratulidae) with a first report from South Africa.

Weidhase, M., Bleidorn, C., Simon C.A. 2016. On the taxonomy and phylogeny of Ctenodrilus (Annelida: Cirratulidae) with a first report from South Africa. Marine Biodiversity 46, pp 243-252. doi:10.1007/s12526-015-0355-3


Polydorid polychaetes on farmed molluscs: distribution, spread and factors contributing to their success.

Simon, C.A. and Sato-Okoshi, W. 2015. Polydorid polychaetes on farmed molluscs: distribution, spread and factors contributing to their success. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 7, pp 147–166. doi:10.3354/aei00138


Observations on the composition and larval developmental modes of polydorid pests of farmed oysters (Crassostrea gigas) and abalone (Haliotis midae) in South Africa.

Simon, C. A. 2015. Observations on the composition and larval developmental modes of polydorid pests of farmed oysters (Crassostrea gigas) and abalone (Haliotis midae) in South Africa. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 59, pp 124-130. doi:10.1080/07924259.2015.1044675


Polydorid polychaetes (Spionidae) on farmed and wild abalone (Haliotis midae) in South Africa: an epidemiological survey.

Boonzaaier, M. Neethling, S., Mouton, A. and Simon, C. 2014. Polydorid polychaetes (Spionidae) on farmed and wild abalone (Haliotis midae) in South Africa: an epidemiological survey. African Journal of Marine Science 36, pp 369–376. doi:10.2989/1814232X.2014.952249


The effect of temperature on larval development of two non-indigenous poecilogonous polychaetes (Annelida: Spionidae) with implications for life history theory, establishment and range expansion.

David, A.A. and Simon, C.A. 2014. The effect of temperature on larval development of two non-indigenous poecilogonous polychaetes (Annelida: Spionidae) with implications for life history theory, establishment and range expansion. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 461, pp 20–30. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2014.07.012


Poecilogony in Polydora hoplura (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from commercially important molluscs in South Africa.

David, A.A., Matthee, C.A., Simon, C.A. 2014. Poecilogony in Polydora hoplura (Polychaeta: Spionidae) from commercially important molluscs in South Africa. Marine Biology 161, pp 887–898. doi:10.1007/s00227-013-2388-0


Two new species of Syllis (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from South Africa, one of them viviparous, with remarks on larval development and vivipary.

Simon, C.A., San Martín, G, Robinson, G. 2014. Two new species of Syllis (Polychaeta: Syllidae) from South Africa, one of them viviparous, with remarks on larval development and vivipary. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 94, pp 729–746. doi:10.1017/S0025315413001926


Polydora and Dipolydora (Polychaeta: Spionidae) associated with molluscs on the south coast of South Africa, with descriptions of two new species.

Simon, C.A. 2011. Polydora and Dipolydora (Polychaeta: Spionidae) associated with molluscs on the south coast of South Africa, with descriptions of two new species. African Invertebrates 52, pp 39–50. doi:10.5733/afin.052.0104


Effects of heavy metals and a diatom-derived aldehyde on the development and survival of Haliotis midae.

Stofberg, R.L., Simon, C.A., Snyman, R.G. 2011. Effects of heavy metals and a diatom-derived aldehyde on the development and survival of Haliotis midae. African Journal of Marine Science 33, pp 339–345. doi:10.2989/1814232X.2011.600465


2,4-Decadienal: exploring a novel approach for the control of polychaete pests on cultured abalone.

Simon, C.A., Bentley, M.G., Caldwell, G.S. 2,4-Decadienal: exploring a novel approach for the control of polychaete pests on cultured abalone. Aquaculture, 310: 52-60. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2010.10.031


The genus Boccardia (Polychaeta: Spionidae) associated with mollusc shells on the south coast of South Africa.

Simon, C.A., Worsfold, T. Lange, L, Sterley, J. 2010. The genus Boccardia (Polychaeta: Spionidae) associated with mollusc shells on the south coast of South Africa. Journal of the Marine Biological Association, U.K. 90, pp 585–598. doi:10.1017/S0025315409990452


Genetic similarity between Boccardia proboscidea from Western North America and cultured abalone, Haliotis midae, in South Africa.

Simon, C.A., Thornhill, D.J., Oyarzun,F., Halanych, K.H. 2009. Genetic similarity between Boccardia proboscidea from Western North America and cultured abalone, Haliotis midae, in South Africa. Aquaculture 294, pp18-24. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2009.05.022


Pseudopolydora species associated with mollusc shells on the south coast of South African, with a description of dayii sp. nov.

Simon, C.A. 2009. Pseudopolydora species associated with mollusc shells on the south coast of South African, with a description of dayii sp. nov.. Journal of the Marine Biological Association, U.K. 89(4): 681-687. doi:10.1017/S0025315409000034