Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
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Senior Research Assistant

MSc. Rob Dekker

Senior Research Assistant

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  • Marine ecology
  • Long-term changes in annual growth of bivalves
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Monday 15 October 2018
Waddenzee sleutel tot succes rosse grutto
De hoeveelheid voedsel in de Waddenzee bepaalt of rosse grutto's met succes op en neer kunnen vliegen naar hun broedgebied in Siberië. Tot die conclusie komen NIOZ-onderzoeker dr. Eldar Rakhimberdiev en collega’s in het jongste nummer van het…

NIOZ publications

  • 2018
    Beukema, J.J.; Dekker, R. (2018). Effects of cockle abundance and cockle fishery on bivalve recruitment. J. Sea Res. 140: 81-86. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2018.07.013
    Rakhimberdiev, E.; Duijns, S.; Karagicheva, J.; Camphuysen, C.J.; VRS Castricum; Dekinga, A.; Dekker, R.; Gavrilov, A.; ten Horn, J.; Jukema, J.; Saveliev, A.; Soloviev, M.Y.; Tibbitts, T.L.; van Gils, J.A.; Piersma, T. (2018). Fuelling conditions at staging sites can mitigate Arctic warming effects in a migratory bird. Nature Comm. 9: 4263. https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-06673-5
    Waser, A.M.; Dekker, R.; Witte, J.IJ.; McSweeney, N.; Ens, B.J.; Van der Meer, J. (2018). Quantifying tidal movements of the shore crab Carcinus maenas on to complex epibenthic bivalve habitats. Est. Coast. 41(2): 507-520. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12237-017-0297-z
  • 2017
    Beukema, J.J.; Dekker, R.; Drent, J. (2017). Dynamics of a Limecola (Macoma) balthica population in a tidal flat area in the western Wadden Sea: effects of declining survival and recruitment. Helgol. Mar. Res. 71(1): 12. https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s10152-017-0498-7
    Beukema, J.J.; Dekker, R.; Drent, J.; van der Meer, J. (2017). Long-term changes in annual growth of bivalves in the Wadden Sea: influences of temperature, food, and abundance. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 573: 143-156. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12122
    Beukema, J.J.; Dekker, R.; Drent, J.; van der Meer, J. (2017). Long-term changes in annual growth of bivalves in the Wadden Sea: influences of temperature, food, and abundance. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 573: 143-156. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12122
    Cadée, G.C.; Poszig, D.; Loning, W.; Dekker, R. (2017). Mosdiertjes op plastic. Het Zeepaard 77(3): 105-107
    Jung, A.S.; Dekker, R.; Germain, M.; Philippart, C.J.M.; Witte, J.IJ.; van der Veer, H.W. (2017). Long-term shifts in intertidal predator and prey communities in the Wadden Sea and consequences for food requirements and supply. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 579: 37-53. https://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps12263
  • 2016
    Waser, A.M.; Goedknegt, M.A.; Dekker, R.; McSweeney, N.; Witte, J.IJ.; Van der Meer, J.; Thieltges, D.W. (2016). Tidal elevation and parasitism: patterns of infection by the rhizocephalan parasite Sacculina carcini in shore crabs Carcinus maenas. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 545: 215-225. https://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps11594
  • 2015
    Beukema, J.J.; Dekker, R. (2015). Density dependence of growth and production in a Wadden Sea population of the cockle Cerastoderma edule. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 538: 157-167. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps11485
    Beukema, J.J.; Dekker, R.; van Stralen, M.R.; de Vlas, J. (2015). Large-scale synchronization of annual recruitment success and stock size in Wadden Sea populations of the mussel Mytilus edulis L. Helgol. Mar. Res. 69(4): 327-333. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10152-015-0440-9
  • 2014
    Beukema, J.J.; Cadée, G.C.A.; Dekker, R.; Philippart, C.J.M. (2014). Annual and spatial variability in gains of body weight in Macoma balthica (L.): Relationships with food supply and water temperature. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 457: 105-112. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.jembe.2014.04.003
    Beukema, J.J.; Dekker, R. (2014). Variability in predator abundance links winter temperatures and bivalve recruitment: correlative evidence from long-term data in a tidal flat. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 513: 1-15. hdl.handle.net/10.3354/meps10978
    Dekker, R.; Beukema, J.J. (2014). Phenology of abundance of bivalve spat and of their epibenthic predators: limited evidence for mismatches after cold winters. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 513: 17-27. hdl.handle.net/10.3354/meps10989
    Dekker, R.; Drent, J.; Ten Horn, J.; Mc Sweeney, N. (2014). Ontwikkeling van mosselbegroeiing op strandhoofden met een Elastocoast® toplaag. NIOZ-rapport, 2014(3). NIOZ: Texel. 33 pp.
  • 2013
    Beukema, J.J.; Dekker, R. (2013). Evaluation of Brey's production/biomass model on the basis of along-term data set on a clam population. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 489: 163-175. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10409
    Daan, R.; Wijnhoven, S.; Dekker, R.; van Leeuwen, S. (2013). Leefgebieden voor weekdieren, in: De Bruyne, R. et al. (Ed.) Schelpdieren van het Nederlandse Noordzeegebied: ecologische atlas van de mariene weekdieren (Mollusca). pp. 23-34
    Daan, R.; Wijnhoven, S.; Dekker, R.; van Leeuwen, S. (2013). Leefgebieden voor weekdieren. Schelpdieren van het Nederlandse Noordzeegebied. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-06. [S.n.]: Yerseke.
    Dekker, R.; Drent, J. (2013). The macrozoobenthos in the subtidal of the western Dutch Wadden Sea in 2008 and acomparision with 1981-1982. NIOZ-rapport, 2013(5). NIOZ: Texel. 98 pp.
    Drent, J.; Dekker, R. (2013). How different are subtidal Mytilus edulis L. communities of natural mussel beds and mussel culture plots in the western Dutch Wadden Sea? NIOZ-rapport, 2013(6). NIOZ: Texel. 90 pp.
    Drent, J.; Dekker, R. (2013). Macrofauna associated with mussels, Mytilus edulis L., in the subtidal of the western Dutch Wadden Sea. NIOZ-rapport, 2013(7). NIOZ: Texel. 67 pp.
    Driessen, F.; van Bragt, P.; Dekker, R. (2013). Zeenaaktslakken - Gastropoda, in: De Bruyne, R. et al. (Ed.) Schelpdieren van het Nederlandse Noordzeegebied: ecologische atlas van de mariene weekdieren (Mollusca). pp. 263-323
    van der Meer, J.; Beukema, J.J.; Dekker, R. (2013). Using stochastic population process models to predict the impact of climate change. J. Sea Res. 82: 117-121. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2012.08.011
  • 2012
    Beukema, J.J.; Dekker, R. (2012). Estimating macrozoobenthic species richness along an environmental gradient: Sample size matters. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 111: 67-74. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2012.06.013
    Dekker, R. (2012). Macrozoobenthosonderzoek MWTL, voor- en najaar 2011, Waterlichaam: Waddenzee (Balgzand en sublitorale westelijke Waddenzee). NIOZ-rapport, 2012(4). NIOZ: Texel. 41 pp.
    Dekker, R.; Beukema, J.J. (2012). Long-term dynamics and productivity of a successful invader: The first three decades of the bivalve Ensis directus in the western Wadden Sea. J. Sea Res. 71: 31-40. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2012.04.004
  • 2011
    Beukema, J.; Dekker, R. (2011). Increasing species richness of the macrozoobenthic fauna on tidal flats of the Wadden Sea by local range expansion and invasion of exotic species. Helgol. Mar. Res. 65: 155–164. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s10152-010-0210-7
    Dekker, R. (2011). Macrozoobenthosonderzoek MWTL, voor- en najaar 2009, Waterlichaam: Waddenzee (Balgzand en sublitorale westelijke Waddenzee). NIOZ-rapport, 2011(1). NIOZ: Texel. 35 pp.
    Dekker, R. (2011). Macrozoobenthosonderzoek MWTL, voor- en najaar 2010, Waterlichaam: Waddenzee(Balgzand en sublitorale westelijke Waddenzee). NIOZ-rapport, 2011(6). NIOZ: Texel. 39 pp.
    Luttikhuizen, P.C.; Bol, A.; Cardoso, J.F.M.F.; Dekker, R. (2011). Overlapping distributions of cryptic Scoloplos cf. armiger species in the western Wadden Sea. J. Sea Res. 66(3): 231-237. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2011.07.002
    van der Veer, H.W.; Koot, J.; Aarts, G.M; Dekker, R.; Diderich, W.; Freitas, V.; Witte, J.IJ. (2011). Long-term trends in juvenile flatfish indicate a dramatic reduction in nursery function of the Balgzand intertidal, Dutch Wadden Sea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 434: 143-154. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps09209