Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

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dr. M.J.A. (Mark) Vermeij

Associate Professor of Tropical Marine Biology
  • Faculty of Science
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics
  • Visiting address
    Science Park A
    Science Park 904  
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  94248
    1090 GE  Amsterdam





  • den Haan, J., Visser, P. M., Ganase, A. E., Gooren, E. E., Stal, L. J., van Duyl, F. C., ... Huisman, J. (2014). Nitrogen fixation rates in algal turf communities of a degraded versus less degraded coral reef. Coral reefs, 33(4), 1003-1015. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-014-1207-5  [details] 
  • Kelly, L. W., Williams, G. J., Barott, K. L., Carlson, C. A., Dinsdale, E. A., Edwards, R. A., ... Rohwer, F. (2014). Local genomic adaptation of coral reef-associated microbiomes to gradients of natural variability and anthropogenic stressors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(28), 10227-10232. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1403319111  [details] 
  • Lim, Y. W., Cuevas, D. A., Silva, G. G. Z., Aguinaldo, K., Dinsdale, E. A., Haas, A. F., ... Edwards, R. A. (2014). Sequencing at sea: challenges and experiences in Ion Torrent PGM sequencing during the 2013 Southern Line Islands Research Expedition. PeerJ, 2, [e520]. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.520  [details] 
  • Mueller, B., van der Zande, R. M., van Leent, P. J. M., Meesters, E. H., Vermeij, M. J. A., & van Duyl, F. C. (2014). Effect of light availability on dissolved organic carbon release by Caribbean reef algae and corals. Bulletin of Marine Science, 90(3), 875-893. DOI: 10.5343/bms.2013.1062  [details] 
  • Mueller, B., de Goeij, J. M., Vermeij, M. J. A., Mulders, Y., van der Ent, E., Ribes, M., & van Duyl, F. C. (2014). Natural Diet of Coral-Excavating Sponges Consists Mainly of Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC). PLoS One, 9(2), e90152. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090152  [details] 


  • Filatov, M. V., Frade, P. R., Bak, R. P. M., Vermeij, M. J. A., & Kaandorp, J. A. (2013). Comparison between colony morphology and molecular phylogeny in the Caribbean scleractinian coral genus Madracis. PLoS One, 8(8), e71287. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071287  [details] 
  • Vermeij, M. J. A., van der Heijden, R. A., Olthuis, J. G., Marhaver, K. L., Smith, J. E., & Visser, P. M. (2013). Survival and dispersal of turf algae and macroalgae consumed by herbivorous coral reef fishes. Oecologia, 171(2), 417-425. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-012-2436-3  [details] 
  • de Goeij, J. M., van Oevelen, D., Vermeij, M. J. A., Osinga, R., Middelburg, J. J., de Goeij, A. F. P. M., & Admiraal, W. (2013). Surviving in a Marine Desert: The Sponge Loop Retains Resources Within Coral Reefs. Science, 342(6154), 108-110. DOI: 10.1126/science.1241981  [details] 
  • den Haan, J., Huisman, J., Dekker, F., ten Brinke, J. L., Ford, A. K., van Ooijen, J., ... Visser, P. M. (2013). Fast detection of nutrient limitation in macroalgae and seagrass with nutrient-induced fluorescence. PLoS One, 8(7), e68834. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068834  [details] 
  • Bongaerts, P., Frade, P. R., Ogier, J. J., Hay, K. B., van Bleijswijk, J., Englebert, N., ... Hoegh-Guldberg, O. (2013). Sharing the slope: depth partitioning of agariciid corals and associated Symbiodinium across shallow and mesophotic habitats (2-60 m) on a Caribbean reef. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13, 205. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-13-205  [details] 
  • Foster, N. L., Baums, I. B., Sanchez, J. A., Paris, C. B., Chollett, I., Agudelo, C. L., ... Mumby, P. J. (2013). Hurricane-driven patterns of clonality in an ecosystem engineer: The Caribbean coral Montastraea annularis. PLoS One, 8(1), e53283. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053283  [details] 
  • Gregg, A. K., Hatay, M., Haas, A. F., Robinett, N. L., Barott, K., Vermeij, M. J. A., ... Rohwer, F. (2013). Biological oxygen demand optode analysis of coral reef-associated microbial communities exposed to algal exudates. PeerJ, 1, [e107]. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.107  [details] 
  • Hartmann, A. C., Marhaver, K. L., Chamberland, V. F., Sandin, S. A., & Vermeij, M. J. A. (2013). Large birth size does not reduce the negative latent effects of harsh environmental conditions across life stages in two coral species. Ecology, 94(9), 1966-1976. DOI: 10.1890/13-0161.1  [details] 
  • Marhaver, K. L., Vermeij, M. J. A., Rohwer, F., & Sandin, S. A. (2013). Janzen-Connell effects in a broadcast-spawning Caribbean coral: Distance-dependent survival of larvae and settlers. Ecology, 94(1), 146-160. DOI: 10.1890/12-0985.1  [details] 
  • de León, R., Vane, K., Bertuol, P., Chamberland, V. C., Simal, F., Imms, E., & Vermeij, M. J. A. (2013). Effectiveness of lionfish removal efforts in the Southern Caribbean. Endangered Species Research, 22(2), 175-182. DOI: 10.3354/esr00542  [details] 


  • Barott, K. L., Rodriguez-Mueller, B., Youle, M., Marhaver, K. L., Vermeij, M. J. A., Smith, J. E., & Rohwer, F. L. (2012). Microbial to reef scale interactions between the reef-building coral Montastraea annularis and benthic algae. Proc. R. Soc. B, 279(1733), 1655-1664. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2155  [details] 
  • Barott, K. L., Williams, G. J., Vermeij, M. J. A., Harris, J., Smith, J. E., Rohwer, F. L., & Sandin, S. A. (2012). Natural history of coral-algae competition across a gradient of human activity in the Line Islands. Marine Ecology - Progress Series, 460, 1-12. DOI: 10.3354/meps09874  [details] 
  • Foster, N. L., Paris, C. B., Kool, J. T., Baums, I. B., Stevens, J. R., Sanchez, J. A., ... Mumby, P. J. (2012). Connectivity of Caribbean coral populations: complementary insights from empirical and modelled gene flow. Molecular Ecology, 21(5), 1143-1157. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05455.x  [details] 
  • Stampar, S. N., Maronna, M. M., Vermeij, M. J. A., d. Silveira, F. L., & Morandini, A. C. (2012). Evolutionary diversification of banded tube-dwelling anemones (Cnidaria; Ceriantharia; Isarachnanthus) in the Atlantic Ocean. PLoS One, 7(7), [e41091]. [details] 
  • Wegley Kelly, L., Barott, K. L., Dinsdale, E., Friedlander, A. M., Nosrat, B., Obura, D., ... Rohwer, F. (2012). Black reefs: iron-induced phase shifts on coral reefs. The ISME Journal, 6, 638-649. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2011.114  [details] 



  • Vermeij, M. J. A., van Moorselaar, I., Engelhard, S., Hörnlein, C., Vonk, S. M., & Visser, P. M. (2010). The effects of nutrient enrichment and herbivore abundance on the ability of turf algae to overgrow coral in the Caribbean. PLoS One, 5(12), [e14312]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0014312  [details] 
  • Filatov, M. V., Kaandorp, J. A., Postma, M., van Liere, R., Kruszyński, K. J., Vermeij, M. J. A., ... Bak, R. P. M. (2010). A comparison between coral colonies of the genus Madracis and simulated forms. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 277(1700), 3555-3561. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.0957  [details] 
  • Vermeij, M. J. A. (2010). First observation of a nocturnal nudibranch feeding on Caribbean corals. Coral reefs, 29(4), 1047-1047. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-010-0685-3  [details] 
  • Vermeij, M. J. A., Barott, K. L., Johnson, A. E., & Marhaver, K. L. (2010). Release of eggs from tentacles in a Caribbean coral. Coral reefs, 29(2), 411-411. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-010-0595-4  [details] 
  • Vermeij, M. J. A., Dailer, M. L., Walsh, S. M., Donovan, M. K., & Smith, C. M. (2010). The effects of trophic interactions and spatial competition on algal community composition on Hawaiian coral reefs. Marine Ecology, 31(2), 291-299. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0485.2009.00343.x  [details] 
  • Vermeij, M. J. A., Debrot, A. O., van der Hal, N., Bakker, J., & Bak, R. P. M. (2010). Increased recruitment rates indicate recovering populations of the sea urchin Diadema antillarum on Curaçao. Bulletin of Marine Science, 86(3), 719-725. [details] 
  • Vermeij, M. J. A., Marhaver, K. L., Huijbers, C. M., Nagelkerken, I., & Simpson, S. D. (2010). Coral larvae move toward reef sounds. PLoS One, 5(5), e10660. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010660  [details] 
  • Toller, W., Debrot, A. O., Vermeij, M. J. A., & Hoetjes, P. C. (2010). Reef fishes of Saba Bank, Netherlands Antilles: assemblage structure across a gradient of habitat types. PLoS One, 5(5), e9207. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0009207  [details] 


  • Vermeij, M. J. A. (2009). Floating corallites: A new ecophenotype in scleractinian corals. Coral reefs, 28(4), 987-987. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-009-0535-3  [details] 
  • Vermeij, M. J. A., Dailer, M. L., & Smith, C. M. (2009). Nutrient enrichment promotes survival and dispersal of drifting fragments in an invasive tropical macroalga. Coral reefs, 28(2), 429-435. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-008-0452-x  [details] 
  • Vermeij, M. J. A., Smith, J. E., Smith, C. M., Vega Thurber, R., & Sandin, S. A. (2009). Survival and settlement success of coral planulae: Independent and synergistic effects of macroalgae and microbes. Oecologia, 159(2), 325-336. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-008-1223-7  [details] 
  • Vermeij, M. J. A., Smith, T. B., Dailer, M. L., & Smith, C. M. (2009). Release from native herbivores facilitates the persistence of invasive marine algae: A biogeographical comparison of the relative contribution of nutrients and herbivory to invasion success. Biological Invasions, 11(6), 1463-1474. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-008-9354-7  [details] 
  • Ritson-Williams, R., Arnold, S. N., Fogarty, N. D., Steneck, R. S., Vermeij, M. J. A., & Paul, V. J. (2009). New perspectives on ecological mechanisms affecting coral recruitment on reefs. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences, 437-457. [details] 


  • Quinn, R. A., Vermeij, M. J. A., Hartmann, A. C., Galtier d'Auriac, I., Benler, S., Haas, A., ... Rohwer, F. (2016). Correction to ‘Metabolomics of reef benthic interactions reveals a bioactive lipid involved in coral defence’. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 283(1837), [20161485]. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1485 


  • Mumby, P. J., Flower, J., Chollett, I., Box, S. J., Bozec, Y. M., Fitzsimmons, C., ... Williams, S. M. (2014). Towards Reef Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods: A Handbook for Caribbean Coral Reef Managers. Exeter, Devon, UK: University of Exeter. [details] 


  • Chamberland, V. F., Petersen, D., & Vermeij, M. J. A. (2013). Restoration of critically endangered Elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata) using sexually produced recruits. In M. A. Lang, & M. D. J. Sayer (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2013 AAUS/ESDP Curaçao Joint International Scientific Diving Symposium, October 24-27, 2013, Curaçao (pp. 43-48). Dauphin Island, AL: American Academy of Underwater Sciences. [details] 
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  • Carmabi Foundation
    onderzoekswerkzaamheden, management
  • Carmabi Foundation
    Onderzoek/ natuurbeheer/ educatie

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