Adhesive mechanisms in marine invertebrates, especially echinoderms


Animal adhesive systems and biofouling: An integrated study -biomechanical, morphological, biochemical, molecular- of the processes involved in the adhesion of marine invertebrates to natural or artificial substrata.


adhesion, adhesive, behaviour, biochemistry, biochemical ecology, biological effects, cytology, ethology, fouling, functional morphology, histology, macrobenthos, marine biodiversity, marine biology, morphology, nerval systems, organism-substratum relationships, physiology, zoology, Asteroidea, Crinoidea, Echinodermata, Echinoidea, Gasteropoda, Holothuroidea, Invertebrata, Metazoa, Mollusca, coastal, coral reefs, marine, Africa, America, Asia, Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Indian Ocean, Indo-Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean, North Sea, Oceania


Name Role Start End
Jangoux, Michel promotor
Flammang, Patrick co-promotor


Name Role Start End
Centre interuniversitaire de biologie marine unknown


Reference Role
Flammang P., De Ridder C. & Jangoux M. 1990. Morphologie fonctionnelle des podia pénicillés chez l'échinide fouisseur Echinocardium cordatum (Echinodermata). Pp 233-238 in C. De Ridder, Ph. Dubois, M.-C. Lahaye & M. Jangoux (eds), Echinoderm Research, Balkema: Rotterdam. author
Flammang P., De Ridder C. & Jangoux M. 1991. Ultrastructure of the penicillate podia of the spatangoid echinoid Echinocardium cordatum (Echinodermata) with special emphasis on the epidermal sensory-secretory complexes. Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 72: 151-158. author
Flammang P. & Jangoux M. 1992. Functional morphology of the locomotory podia of Holothuria forskali (Echinodermata, Holothuroida). Zoomorphology 111: 167-178. author
Flammang P. & Jangoux M. 1992. The sensory-secretory structures of the podia of the comatulid crinoid Antedon bifida (Echinodermata). Pp 59-65 in L. Scalera-Liaci & C. Canicatti (eds), Echinoderm Research 1991, Balkema, Rotterdam. author
Flammang P. & Jangoux M. 1993. Functional morphology of coronal and peristomeal podia in Sphaerechinus granularis (Echinodermata, Echinoida). Zoomorphology 113: 47-60. author
Flammang P., Demeulenaere S. & Jangoux M. 1994. The role of podial secretions in adhesion in two species of sea stars (Echinodermata). Biological Bulletin 187: 35-47. author
Flammang P. & Jangoux M. 1994. Ultrastructure of the accessory podia of Laganum depressum (Echinoidea, Clypeasteroida) with special emphasis on the disc epidermis. Pp 661-667 in David B., Guille A, Féral J.P. & Roux M. (eds), Echinoderms through time, Balkema, Rotterdam. author
Flammang P. 1995. Fine structure of the podia in three species of paxillosid asteroids of the genus Luidia (Echinodermata). Belgian Journal of Zoology 125: 125-134. author
Flammang P. 1996. Adhesion in echinoderms. Pp 1-60 in Jangoux M. & Lawrence J.M. (eds), Echinoderm Studies Vol. 5. Balkema, Rotterdam. author
Flammang P. & Walker G. 1997. Measurement of the adhesion of the podia in the asteroid Asterias rubens (Echinodermata). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 77: 1251-1254. author
Eeckhaut I., Flammang P., Lo Bue C. & Jangoux M. 1997. Functional morphology of the tentacles and tentilla of Coeloplana bannworthi (Ctenophora, Platyctenida), an ectosymbiont of Diadema setosum (Echinodermata, Echinoidea). Zoomorphology 117: 165-174. author
Flammang P., Gosselin P. & Jangoux M. 1998. The podia, organs of adhesion and sensory perception in larvae and postmetamorphic stages of the echinoid Paracentrotus lividus (Echinodermata). Biofouling 12: 161-171. author
Flammang P., Michel A., Van Cauwenberge A., Alexandre H. & Jangoux M. 1998. A study of temporary adhesion of the podia in the sea star Asterias rubens (Echinodermata, Asteroidea) through their foortprints. Journal of Experimental Biology 201: 2383-2395. author

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