“The oceans deserve our respect and care, but you have to know something before you can care about it.” – Sylvia Earle
Puccinelli E.; McQuaid D.C; Ansorge I. (Accepted). Factors affecting trophic compositions of deep sea benthic invertebrates at a Sub Antarctic archipelago. Limnology and Oceanography. IF (3.383)
Puccinelli E.; Noyon M.; McQuaid D.C. 2017. Trophic signatures of co-existing invasive and indigenous mussels: selective feeding or different metabolic pathways? Hydrobiologia. 784:187-199. doi: 10.1007/s10750-016-2873-9. IF (2.23)
Olsen E.K., de Cerf C.K., Puccinelli E., Ansorge I., Samaai T., Dingle L,M,K, Edkins A.L., Sunassee S.N. 2016. Cytotoxic activity of marine sponge extracts from the sub-Antarctic Islands and the Southern Ocean. South African Journal of Science. 112-5. 10.17159/sajs.2016/20160202. IF (0.91)
Puccinelli E.; Noyon M.; McQuaid D.C. 2016. Absence of an effect of freshwater input on the stable isotope and fatty acid signatures of intertidal filter feeders. African Journal of Marine Science. 0, 1-12. doi:10.2989/1814232X.2016.1227277. IF (1.08)
Puccinelli E.; Noyon M.; McQuaid D.C. 2016. Spatio-temporal variation in effects of upwelling on the fatty acid composition of benthic filter feeders in the Southern Benguela ecosystem: not all upwelling is equal. PLOS-ONE. 11:e0161919. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.016191. IF (3.54)
Puccinelli E.; Noyon M.; McQuaid D.C. 2016. Hierarchical effects of biogeography and upwelling shape filter feeder diets. Marine Ecology Progress Series (MEPS). 543: 37-54. doi: 10.3354/meps11567. IF (2.54)
Puccinelli E, Noyon M, McQuaid CD. 2016. Does proximity to urban centres affect the dietary regime of marine benthic filter feeders? Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science 169:147–157. IF (2.44)
Puccinelli E.. 2015. Diet of coastal filter feeders: impact of factors operating at different spatial scales. PhD thesis. Rhodes University. Grahamstown, South Africa.
Puccinelli E.. January 2012. How can multiple stressors combine to influence ecosystems and why is it important to address this question? Volume 8. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. Wiley Online Library. Learned discourses: Timely scientific opinions. 10.1002/ieam.1250. IF (1.53)
Journal Articles Under Review/ in Preparation
Puccinelli E.; von der Meden C.E.O., Ansorge I., McQuaid D.C. (Under Review). Biological characteristics of the drifting bivalve Gaimardia trapesina in the Southern Ocean. Marine Biology. IF (2.136)
Maggi E.; Puccinelli E.; Benedetti-Cecchi L. (Under Review). Ecological feedback mechanisms and variable disturbance regimes: the uncertain future of Mediterranean macroalgal forests. Marine Environmental Research. IF (3.101)
Puccinelli E.; McQuaid D.C.; Dobretsov S.; Christofoletti R.A. (in prep). Coastal upwelling affects filter-feeder stable isotope compositions across three continets. Target journal: Functional Ecology. IF (6.045)
Conference/ Paper presentations
Puccinelli E., McQuaid C., Ansorge I. (2017). Factors affecting trophic signatures of deep sea benthic invertebrates at a Sub Antarctic archipelago. 16th South African Marine Science Symposium (SAMSS), Port Elisabeth, South Africa.
Filander Z., Lamont T., van den Berg M., Snyders L., Jacobs L., Lombi M., Kirkman S., Puccinelli E., Lombard A., Samaai T., Sink K. (2017). A multi-disciplinary approach to studying submarine canyon processes and interactions. 16th South African Marine Science Symposium (SAMSS), Port Elisabeth, South Africa.
Puccinelli E., McQuaid C., Noyon M. (2016). The influence of coastal upwelling on filter-feeder trophic signatures in the Benguela upwelling system. International Benguela Symposium, Cape Town, South Africa.
Puccinelli E., McQuaid C., Dobretsov S., Christofoletti R.A. (2016). The influence of coastal upwelling on filter-feeder stable isotope signatures across three continents. 11th International Temperature Reef Symposium, Pisa, Italy.
Porri F., Puccinelli E., Mbobo T., Weidberg N., Pattrick P. (2016). Marine biofoam: a mechanism for intertidal retention of invertebrate larvae? For some, but not for all. 11th International Temperature Reef Symposium, Pisa, Italy.
Puccinelli E., (2015). Upwelling effects on the diet of filter feeders in the Benguela ecosystem. MA-RE SANCOR (South African Network for Coastal and Ocean Research), Cape Town, South Africa.
Puccinelli E., Noyon M.; McQuaid C. (2015). Spatio-temporal effects of upwelling on the fatty acid composition of benthic filter feeders in the Benguela Current ecosystem. Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystem, Liverpool, England.
Puccinelli E., Noyon M.; McQuaid C. (2014). Spatial scales of variation in the dietary regime of filter feeders along the South African rocky coast. 15th South African Marine Science Symposium, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Puccinelli E., Noyon M.; McQuaid C. (2014). Spatial variation of the dietary regime of two filter feeders along the South African rocky coast: fatty acid and stable isotope approaches. 10th International Temperature Reef Symposium, Perth, Australia.
Maggi E., Puccinelli E., Benedetti-Cecchi L. (2013). Interactive effects of variable regimes of disturbance and replacement of canopy-forming species on rockpools assemblages. XXXIII Congresso della Società Italiana di Ecologia (SITE), Ancona, Italy.
Puccinelli E., McQuaid C, Noyon M. (2013). Diet comparison between two species of filter feeders along the South African rocky coast. South Africa Network for Coastal and Oceanic Research (SANCOR) Postgraduate workshop, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.