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Researcher: Karanovic, T (Dr Tomislav Karanovic)

Fields of Research

Animal systematics and taxonomy
Host-parasite interactions
Invertebrate biology
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Conservation and biodiversity
Ecological physiology
Biological adaptation
Biogeography and phylogeography

Research Objectives

Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Other environmental management
Fresh, ground and surface water biodiversity
Marine biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Terrestrial biodiversity
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Diacyclops (copepoda: Cyclopoida) in Continental Antarctica, including three new species; Antarctic Science
A Cladistic Analysis and Taxonomic Revision of Australian Metacyclops and Goniocyclops, with Description of Four New Species and Three New Genera (Copepoda, Cyclopoida); Crustaceana
A new species of Enhydrosoma (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Cletodidae) from Korea, with redescription of E. intermedia and establishment of a new genus; Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
A new species of Schizopera (Copepoda: Harpacticoida) from Japan, its phylogeny based on the mtCOI gene and comments on the genus Schizoperopsis; Journal of Natural History
A new species of the copepod genus Australoeucyclops (Crustacea: Cyclopoida: Eucyclopinae) from Western Australia shows the role of aridity in habitat shift and colonisation of ground water; Records of the Western Australian Museum
A new subterranean Maraenobiotus (Crustacea: Copepoda) from Slovenia challenges the concept of polymorphic and widely distributed harpacticoids; Journal of Natural History
Concordance between molecular and morphology-based phylogenies of Korean Enhydrosoma (Copepoda: Harpacticoida: Cletodidae) highlights important synapomorphies and homoplasies in this genus globally; Zootaxa
Congruent patterns of lineage diversity in two species complexes of planktonic crustaceans, Daphnia longispina (Cladocera) and Eucyclops serrulatus (Copepoda), in East European mountain lakes; Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
Cryptic species or inadequate taxonomy? Implementation of 2D geometric morphometrics based on integumental organs as landmarks for delimitation and description of copepod taxa; Systematic Biology
Editorial: Biodiversity of invertebrates in Korea; Zootaxa
Endemism of subterranean Diacyclops in Korea and Japan, with descriptions of seven new species of the languidoides-group and redescriptions of D. brevifurcus Ishida, 2006 and D. suoensis Ito, 1954 (Crustacea, Copepoda, Cyclopoida); ZooKeys
First molecular data on the Western Australian Diacyclops (Copepoda, Cyclopoida) confirm morpho-species but question size differentiation and monophyly of the Alticola-group; Crustaceana
Four new Schizopera (Copepoda, Harpacticoida) from marine interstitial habitats in Korea; Zootaxa
Instant taxonomy: choosing adequate characters for species delimitation and description through congruence between molecular data and quantitative shape analysis; Invertebrate Systematics
Marine interstitial poecilostomatoida and cyclopoida (copepoda of Australia); Brill
Molecular and morphological evidence for short range endemism in the Kinnecaris solitaria complex (Copepoda: Parastenocarididae), with descriptions of seven new species; Zootaxa
Morphological and molecular affinities of two east Asian species of Stenhelia (Crustacea, Copepoda, Harpacticoida); ZooKeys
Morphological and molecular study of the genus Nitokra (Crustacea, Copepoda, Harpacticoida) in a small palaeochannel in Western Australia; Organisms, Diversity and Evolution
New insights into polyphyly of the harpacticoid genus Delavalia (Crustacea, Copepoda) through morphological and molecular study of an unprecedented diversity of sympatric species in a small South Korean bay; Zootaxa
On the diagnostic characters of the genus Stygonitocrella (Copepoda, Harpacticoida), with descriptions of seven new species from Australian subterranean waters ; Zootaxa
On the phylogeny of Euryteinae (Crustacea, Copepoda, Cyclopoida), with description of one new species from Korea; Zoologischer Anzeiger
Redefinition of the parastenocaridid genus Proserpinicaris (Copepoda: Harpacticoida), with description of three new species from Korea; Journal of Natural History
Second members of the harpacticoid genera Pontopolites and Pseudoleptomesochra (Crustacea, Copepoda) are new species from Korean marine interstitial; Marine Biodiversity
Second representative of the order Misophrioida (Crustacea, Copepoda) from Australia challenges the hypothesis of the Tethyan origin of some anchialine faunas; Zootaxa
Suitability of cuticular pores and sensilla for harpacticoid copepod species delineation and phylogenetic reconstruction; Arthropod Structure and Development
Third genus of parastenocaridid copepods from Australia supported by molecular evidence (copepoda, harpacticoida); Crustaceana Monographs: Studies on Freshwater Copepoda
Three new ameirid harpacticoids from Korea and first record of Proameira simplex (Crustacea: Copepoda: Ameiridae)*; Zootaxa
Two new Thermocyclops species (Copepoda, Cyclopoida) from Thailand, with notes on the genus phylogeny inferred from 18S and ITS sequences; Zoologischer Anzeiger
Two new species of stygobitic Anzcyclops (Copepoda: Cyclopoida: Cyclopidae) from Australia; Western Australian Museum. Records
Two new subterranean ameirids (Crustacea : Copepoda : Harpacticoida) expose weaknesses in the conservation of short-range endemics threatened by mining developments in Western Australia; Invertebrate Systematics
When anthropogenic translocation meets cryptic speciation globalized bouillon originates; molecular variability of the cosmopolitan freshwater cyclopoid Macrocyclops albidus (Crustacea: Copepoda); Annales De Limnologie

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