Publications Gerhard Maier

Chucholl C, Stich HB, Maier G (submitted) Aggressive interactions and competition for shelter between a recently introduced and an established invasive crayfish: Orconectes immunis vs. O. limosus

Maier G, Kley A, Schank Y, Maier M, Mayer G, Waloszek D (2011) Density and temperature dependent feeding rates in an established and an alien freshwater gammarid fed on chironomid larvae. J Limnol 70:123-128

Maier G, Speth B, Arp W, Bahnwart M, Kasprzak P (2011) New records of the rare glacial relict Eurytemora lacustris (Poppe 1887) (Copepoda; Calanoida) in atypical lake habitats of northern Germany. J Limnol 70:145-148

Mayer G, Maier G, Maas A, Waloszek D (2008) Mouthparts of the Ponto-Caspian invader Dikerogammarus villosus (Amphipoda: Pontogammaridae). J Crust Biol, in press

Stich HB, Maier G (2007) Distribution and abundance of Daphnia pulicaria, a large Daphnia of the “pulex group”, in Lake Constance. Limnologica 37: 303-310

Kinzler W, Maier G (2006) Selective predation by fish: a further reason for the decline of native gammarids in the presence of invasives. J Limnol 65: 27-34

Stich HB, Maier G (2006) Enumeration of prey items in stomachs of European Whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus L.) which contained digested fragments. Limnologica 36: 138-142

Kley A, Maier G (2006) Reproductive characteristics of invasive gammarids in the Rhine-Main-Danube catchment, South Germany. Limnologica 36: 79-90

Hörmann L, Maier G (2006) Do zebra mussels grow faster on live unionids than on inanimate substrate? A study with field enclosures. Internat Rev Hydrobiology 91: 113-121

Stich HB, Pfeiffer M, Maier G (2005) Zooplankton communities in a large prealpine lake, Lake Constance: comparison between the Upper and the Lower Lake. J Limnol 64: 129-138

Hopp U, Maier G (2005) Survival and development of five species of cyclopoid copepods in relation to food supply: experiments with algal food in a flow-through system. Freshwat Biol 50: 1454-1463

Krisp H, Maier G (2005): Consumption of macroinvertebrates by invasive and native gammarids: a comparison. J Limnol 64: 55-59

Seitz R, Vilpoux K, Hopp U, Harzsch S, Maier G (2005) Ontogeny of the Marmorkrebs (marbled crayfish): a parthenogenitic crayfish with unknown origin and phylogenetic position. J Exp Zool 303A: 393-405

Hopp U, Maier G (2005) Implication of the feeding limb morphology on herbivorous feeding of some freshwater cyclopoid copepods.  Freshwat Biol 50: 742-747

Kley A, Maier G (2005) An example of niche partitioning between Dikerogammarus villosus and other invasive and native gammarids: a field study. J Limnol 64: 85-88

Kinzler W, Maier G (2003) Asymmetry in mutual predation: possible reason for the replacement of native gammarids by invasives. Arch Hydrobiol 157: 473-481

Kley A, Maier G (2003) Life history characteristics of the invasive, freshwater   gammarids Dikerogammarus villosus and Echinogammarus ischnus in the river Main and the Main-Donau canal. Arch Hydrobiol 156: 457-469

Palmer A, Stich HB, Maier G (2001) Dynamics, distribution and predation risk of the cladocerans Bythotrephes longimanus and Leptodora kindtii in Lake Constance. Hydrobiologia 442: 301-307

Berger I, Maier G (2001) The mating and reproductive biology of the freshwater planktonic copepod Eudiaptomus gracilis. Freshwat Biol 46: 787-794

Burghard W, Maier G (2001) The effect of temperature on mating duration in the freshwater copepod Cyclops vicinus (ULJANIN 1875). Crustaceana 73: 1259-1262

Maier G,  Berger I, Burghard W, Nassal B (2000): Is mating of copepods associated with increased risk of predation? J Plankton Res 22:1977-1987

Kattner E, Schwarz D, Maier G (2000) Nutrients, chloride concentrations and water levels in gravel-pit lakes which are situated in close vicinity to the river Donau: Lake monitoring over three decades. Limnologica 30: 261-270

Ruff H, Maier G (2000) Lime deposits on the cuticula make Gammarus fossarum less prone to salamander predation. Freshwat Biol 43: 99-107

Alzmann N, Köhler B, Maier G (1999) Spatial distribution, food and activity of Gomphus pulchellus SELYS 1840: a member of the Gomphidae (Insecta; Odonata) from a still water habitat. Internat Rev Hydrobiol 84: 299-313

Spadinger R, Maier G (1999) Prey selection and diel feeding of the invasive freshwater jellyfish Craspedacusta sowerbyi Lancester. Freshwat Biol 41: 567-573

Nassal B, Burghard W, Maier G (1998) Predation by juvenile roach on the calanoid copepod Eudiaptomus gracilis and the cyclopoid copepod Cyclops vicinus: a laboratory investigation with mixed and single prey. Aquatic Ecology 32: 335-340

Maier G Hößler J, Tessenow U (1998): Succession of physical-chemical conditions and crustacean communities in some small water bodies. Internat Rev Hydrobiol 83: 405-418

Fundel B, Stich HB, Schmid H, Maier G (1998) Can phaeopigments be used as markers for Daphnia grazing in Lake Constance? J Plankton Res 20: 1449-1462

Maier G (1998) Differential success of cyclopoid copepods in the pelagic zone of eutrophic lakes. Journal of the Marine Systems 15: 135-138

Maier G (1998) The status of large Branchiopods in Germany. Limnologica 28: 223-228

Hopp U, Maier G, Bleher R (1997) Reproduction and adult-longevity of five species of planktonic cyclopoid copepods reared on different diets: a comparative study. Freshwat Biol 38: 289-300

Plassmann T, Maier G, Stich HB (1997): Predation impact of Cyclops vicinus on the spring rotifer community in Lake Constance. J Plankton Res 19: 1069-1079

Maier G (1996) Daphnia invasion: Population dynamics of Daphnia assemblages in two eutrophic lakes with particular reference to the introduced alien Daphnia ambigua. J Plankton Res 18: 2001-2015

Lemb M, Maier G (1996) Prey selection by the water bug Aphelocheirus aestivalis FABR. (Heteroptera: Aphelocheiridae). Internat Rev Hydrobiol 81: 481-490

Maier G, Buchholz R (1996) Zooplankton communities of gravel pits in relation to trophy, dredging activity and macrophyte growth. Limnologica 26: 353-60

Maier G (1996) Variable mating durations in cyclopoid copepods: An adaption to changing predation risks? Arch Hydrobiol 137: 349-361

Maier G (1996) Copepod communities in lakes of different trophic degree. Arch Hydrobiol 136: 455-465

Maier G (1995) Mating frequency and heterospecific matings in some freshwater cyclopoid copepods. Oecologia 101: 245-250

Hössler J, Maier G, Tessenow U (1995) Some notes on the ecology of a German Branchipus schaefferi population (Crustacea; Anostraca). In: Developments in Hydrobiology; Ecology of large branchiopods; Belk D, Dumont HJ, Maier G (eds) (Kluwer Academic Publishers)  Hydrobiologia 298: 105-112

Maier G (1994) Patterns of life history among cyclopoid copepods of central Europe. Freshwat Biol 31: 77-86

Maier G (1993) An example of niche partitioning in three freshwater cyclopoid copepods. J Plankton Res 15: 1097-1102

Maier G (1993) The life histories of two temporarily coexisting, pond dwelling cladocerans. Internat Rev Hydrobiol 78: 83-94

Maier G (1992) The reproductive biology of Cyclops vicinus. J Plankton Res 14: 127-135

Maier G (1992) Development, reproduction and growth patterns of two coexisting, pond dwelling cladocerans. Internat Rev Hydrobiol 77: 621-632

Maier G (1992) Metacyclops minutus (CLAUS, 1863) - Population dynamics and life history characteristics of a rapidly developing copepod. Internat Rev Hydrobiol 77: 455-466

Maier G (1991) Metacyclops minutus (CLAUS, 1963), a cyclopoid copepod with very rapid development. Crustaceana 61: 49-54

Maier G (1990) Coexistence of the predatory cyclopoids Acanthocyclops robustus (SARS)and Mesocyclops leuckarti (CLAUS) in a small eutrophic lake. In: Developments in Hydrobiology; Intrazooplankton Predation; Dumont HJ, Roche K (eds). (Kluwer Academic Publishers). Hydrobiologia 198: 185-203

Maier G (1990) Reproduction and life history of a central European, planktonic Diacyclops bicuspidatus population. Arch Hydrobiol 117: 485-495

Maier G (1990) The effect of temperature on the development, reproduction, and longevity of two common cyclopoid copepods - Eucyclops serrulatus (FISCHER) and Cyclops strenuus (FISCHER). Hydrobiologia 203: 165-175

Maier G (1990) The life history of two copepods with special reference to Eudiaptomus vulgaris SCHMEIL, 1898. Crustaceana 59: 204-212

Maier G (1990) The seasonal dynamics of Thermocyclops dybowskii (LANDE, 1890), in a small pond (Copepoda, Cyclopoida). Crustaceana 59: 76-81

Maier G (1989) The seasonal cycle of Thermocyclops crassus (FISCHER, 1853) (Copepoda: Cyclopoida) in a shallow eutrophic lake. Hydrobiologia 178: 43-58

Maier G (1989) The effect of temperature on the development times of eggs, naupliar and copepodite stages of five species of cyclopoid copepods. Hydrobiologia 184: 79-88

Maier G (1989) Variable life cycles in the freshwater copepod Cyclops vicinus (ULJANIN 1875): Support for the predator avoidance hypothesis? Arch Hydrobiol 115: 203-219

Maier G (1989) The seasonal cycle of Metacyclops gracilis (LILLJEBORG) in a shallow pond. Arch Hydrobiol 115: 97-110