Publications and communications of Bruno Frederich

Articles in scientific journals with peer reviewing

Lepoint, G., Tsiresy, G., Deydier, M., Pascal, F., Frederich, B., & Eeckhaut, I. (2023). Functional effects of Polysiphonia sp. epiphytism on the farmed Kappaphycus alvarezii (Doty) Liao: Competition for the resource, parasitism or both? Journal of Applied Phycology. doi:10.1007/s10811-023-03009-9

Gairin, E., Minier, L., Claverie, T., Dromard, C., Maueau, T., Collin, A., Frederich, B., Bertucci, F., & Lecchini, D. (2023). Coral reef fish communities of natural habitats and man-made coastal structures in Bora-Bora (French Polynesia). Belgian Journal of Zoology. doi:10.26496/bjz.2023.109

Robitzch, V., Saenz-Agudelo, P., Alpermann, T. J., Frederich, B., & Berumen, M. L. (February 2023). Contrasting genetic diversity and structure between endemic and widespread damselfishes are related to differing adaptive strategies. Journal of Biogeography, 50 (2), 380 - 392. doi:10.1111/jbi.14540

Parker, E., Zapfe, K. L., Yadav, J., Frederich, B., Jones, C. D., Economo, E. P., Federman, S., Near, T. J., & Dornburg, A. (December 2022). Periodic Environmental Disturbance Drives Repeated Ecomorphological Diversification in an Adaptive Radiation of Antarctic Fishes. American Naturalist, 200 (6), 221 - E236. doi:10.1086/721373

Mittelheiser, L., Lepoint, G., Gillet, A., & Frederich, B. (2022). Ecomorphology of six goatfish species (Mullidae) from Toliara Reef, Madagascar. Environmental Biology of Fishes. doi:10.1007/s10641-022-01308-7

Gillet, A., Frederich, B., Pierce, S. E., & Parmentier, E. (2022). Iterative Habitat Transitions are Associated with Morphological Convergence of the Backbone in Delphinoids. Journal of Mammalian Evolution. doi:10.1007/s10914-022-09615-7

Salabao, L., Plevoets, T., Frederich, B., Lepoint, G., Kochzius, M., & Schön, I. (10 May 2022). Describing novel mitochondrial genomes of Antarctic amphipods. Mitochondrial DNA. Part B, Resources, 7 (5), 810-818. doi:10.1080/23802359.2022.2073837

Frederich, B., Heindler, F. M., Christiansen, H., Dettai, A., Van de Putte, A. P., Volckaert, F. A. M., & Lepoint, G. (13 April 2022). Repeated morphological diversification in endemic Antarctic fishes of the genus Trematomus. Belgian Journal of Zoology, 152, 55-73. doi:10.26496/bjz.2022.99

Olivier, D., Van Wassenbergh, S., Parmentier, E., & Frederich, B. (May 2021). Unprecedented biting performance in herbivorous fish: How the complex biting system of Pomacentridae circumvents performance trade-offs. American Naturalist, 197 (5), 156-E172. doi:10.1086/713498

Gillet, A., Frederich, B., & Parmentier, E. (27 November 2019). Divergent evolutionary morphology of the axial skeleton as a potential key innovation in modern cetaceans. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences, 286 (1916), 20191771. doi:10.1098/rspb.2019.1771

Roux, N., Salis, P., Lambert, A., Logeux, V., Soulat, O., Romans, P., Frederich, B., Lecchini, D., & Laudet, V. (2019). Staging and normal table of postembryonic development of the clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris). Developmental Dynamics. doi:10.1002/dvdy.46

Chen, C.-T., Robitzch, V., Sturaro, N., Lepoint, G., Berumen, M. L., & Frederich, B. (17 April 2019). ‘Homemade’: the phenotypic diversity of coral reef damselfish populations is driven by the local environment. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 127, 361-376. doi:10.1093/biolinnean/blz049

Salis, P., Lorin, T., Laudet, V., & Frederich, B. (01 April 2019). Magic Traits in Magic Fish: Understanding Color Pattern Evolution Using Reef Fish. Trends in Genetics, 35 (4), 265-278. doi:10.1016/j.tig.2019.01.006

Gajdzik, L., Aguilar-Medrano, R., & Frederich, B. (10 March 2019). Diversification and functional evolution of reef fish feeding guilds. Ecology Letters, 22, 572-582. doi:10.1111/ele.13219

Gajdzik, L., Bernardi, G., Lepoint, G., & Frederich, B. (December 2018). Genetic diversity mirrors trophic ecology in coral reef fish feeding guilds. Molecular Ecology, 27, 5004-5018. doi:10.1111/mec.14936

Heindler, F. M., Christiansen, H., Frederich, B., Dettaï, A., Lepoint, G., Maes, G. E., Van de Putte, A. P., & Volckaert, F. A. M. (28 September 2018). Historical DNA metabarcoding of the prey and microbiome of trematomid fishes using museum samples. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 151. doi:10.3389/fevo.2018.00151

Salis, P., Roux, N., Soulat, O., Lecchini, D., Laudet, V., & Frederich, B. (05 September 2018). Ontogenetic and phylogenetic simplification during white stripe evolution in clownfishes. BMC Biology, 16, 90. doi:10.1186/s12915-018-0559-7

Liu, S.-Y. V.* , Frederich, B.* , Lavoué, S., Chang, J., Erdmann, M. V., Mahardika, G. N., & Barber, P. H. (April 2018). Buccal venom gland associates with increased of diversification rate in the fang blenny fish Meiacanthus (Blenniidae; Teleostei). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 125, 138-146. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2018.03.027
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Gajdzik, L., Parmentier, E., Michel, L., Sturaro, N., Soong, K., Lepoint, G., & Frederich, B. (19 February 2018). Similar levels of trophic and functional diversity within damselfish assemblages across Indo-Pacific coral reefs. Functional Ecology, 32, 1358-1369. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.13076

Frederich, B., & Santini, F. (July 2017). Macroevolutionary analysis of the tempo of diversification in snappers and fusiliers (Percomorpha: Lutjanidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology, 147 (1), 17-35. doi:10.26496/bjz.2017.2

Frederich, B., Santini, F., Konow, N., Schnitzler, J., Lecchini, D., & Alfaro, M. (14 June 2017). Body shape convergence driven by small size optimum in marine angelfishes. Biology Letters, 13, 20170154. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2017.0154

Olivier, D., Gajdzik, L., Parmentier, E., & Frederich, B. (June 2017). Evolution and diversity of ram-suction feeding in damselfishes (Pomacentridae). Organisms Diversity and Evolution, 17, 497-508. doi:10.1007/s13127-017-0329-3

Frederich, B.* , Michel, L.* , Zaeytydt, E., Lingofo Bolaya, R., Lavitra, T., Parmentier, E., & Lepoint, G. (12 May 2017). Comparative Feeding Ecology of Cardinalfishes (Apogonidae) at Toliara Reef, Madagascar. Zoological Studies, 56 (10), 1-14. doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-10
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Schnitzler, J., Frederich, B., Früchtnicht, S., Schaffeld, T., Baltzer, J., Ruser, A., & Siebert, U. (25 April 2017). Size and shape variations of the bony components of sperm whale cochleae. Scientific Reports, 7, 46734. doi:10.1038/srep46734

Lecchini, D., Dixson, D. L., Lecellier, G., Roux, N., Frederich, B., Besson, M., Tanaka, Y., Banaigs, B., & Nakamura, Y. (January 2017). Habitat selection by marine larvae in changing chemical environments. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 114, 210-217. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.08.083

Gajdzik, L., Parmentier, E., Sturaro, N., & Frederich, B. (December 2016). Trophic specializations of damselfishes are tightly associated with reef habitats and social behaviours. Marine Biology, 163, 249. doi:10.1007/s00227-016-3020-x

Parmentier, E., & Frederich, B. (December 2016). Broadening of acoustic repertoire in Pomacentridae: tonal sounds in the Ambon damselfish Pomacentrus amboinensis. Journal of Zoology, 300 (4), 241-246. doi:10.1111/jzo.12382

Schnitzler, J., Frederich, B., Dussenne, M., Klaren, P., Silvestre, F., & Das, K. (December 2016). Triclosan exposure results in alterations of thyroid hormone status and retarded early development and metamorphosis in Cyprinodon variegatus. Aquatic Toxicology, 181, 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.10.019

Frederich, B., Marrama, G., Carnevale, G., & Santini, F. (02 November 2016). Non-reef environments impact the diversification of extant jacks, remoras and allies (Carangoidei, Percomorpha). Proceedings of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences, 283, 20161556. doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.1556

Olivier, D., Parmentier, E., & Frederich, B. (July 2016). Insight into biting diversity to capture benthic prey in damselfishes (Pomacentridae). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 264, 47-55. doi:10.1016/j.jcz.2016.07.006

Roux, N., Duran, E., Lanyon, R. G., Frederich, B., Berthe, C., Besson, M., Dixson, D. L., & Lecchini, D. (June 2016). Brain lateralization involved in visual recognition of conspecifics in coral reef fish at recruitment. Animal Behaviour, 117, 3-8. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.04.011

Aguilar-Medrano, R., Frederich, B., & Barber, P. H. (2016). Modular Diversification of the Locomotor System in Damselfishes (Pomacentridae). Journal of Morphology. doi:10.1002/jmor.20523

Lepoint, G., Michel, L., Parmentier, E., & Frederich, B. (2016). Trophic ecology of the seagrass-inhabiting footballer demoiselle Chrysiptera annulata (Peters, 1855); comparison with three other reef-associated damselfishes. Belgian Journal of Zoology, 146 (1), 21-32.

Gajdzik, L., Lepoint, G., Lecchini, D., & Frederich, B. (September 2015). Comparison of isotopic turnover dynamics in two different muscles of a coral reef fish during the settlement phase. Scientia Marina, 79 (3), 325-333. doi:10.3989/scimar.04225.31A

Roux, N., Brooker, R. M., Lecellier, G., Berthe, C., Frederich, B., Banaigs, B., & Lecchini, D. (August 2015). Chemical spying in coral reef fish larvae at recruitment. Comptes Rendus Biologies, 338, 701-707. doi:10.1016/j.crvi.2015.05.004

Olivier, D., Frederich, B., Spanopoulos-Zarco, M., Balart, E., & Parmentier, E. (August 2014). The cerato-mandibular ligament: a key functional trait for grazing in damselfishes (Pomacentridae). Frontiers in Zoology, 11 (63), 1-14. doi:10.1186/s12983-014-0063-z

Frederich, B., Olivier, D., Litsios, G., Alfaro, M., & Parmentier, E. (2014). Trait decoupling promotes evolutionary diversification of the trophic and acoustic system of damselfishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences. doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.1047

Aguilar-Medrano, R., Frederich, B., Balart, E. F., & de Luna, E. (2013). Diversification of the pectoral fin shape in damselfishes (Perciformes, Pomacentridae) of the Eastern Pacific. Zoomorphology. doi:10.1007/s00435-012-0178-8

Frederich, B., Sorenson, L., Santini, F., Slater, G. J., & Alfaro, M. E. (January 2013). Iterative ecological radiation and convergence during the evolutionary history of damselfishes (Pomacentridae). American Naturalist, 181 (1), 94-113. doi:10.1086/668599

Frederich, B., Liu, S.-Y. V., & Dai, C.-F. (September 2012). Morphological and genetic divergences in a coral reef damselfish, Pomacentrus coelestis. Evolutionary Biology, 39 (3), 359-370. doi:10.1007/s11692-011-9158-z

Lecchini, D., Carassou, L., Frederich, B., Nakamura, Y., Mills, S. C., & Galzin, R. (June 2012). Effects of alternate reef states on coral reef fish habitat associations. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 94 (2), 421-429. doi:10.1007/s10641-011-9958-0

Frederich, B., Colleye, O., Lepoint, G., & Lecchini, D. (25 April 2012). Mismatch between shape changes and ecological shifts during the post-settlement growth of the surgeonfish, Acanthurus triostegus. Frontiers in Zoology, 9, 8. doi:10.1186/1742-9994-9-8

Colleye, O., Nakamura, M., Frederich, B., & Parmentier, E. (2012). Further insight into the sound-producing mechanism of clownfishes: what structure is involved in sound radiation? Journal of Experimental Biology, 215, 2192-2202. doi:10.1242/jeb.067124

Aguilar-Medrano, R., Frederich, B., De Luna, E., & Balart, E. (March 2011). Patterns of morphological evolution of the cephalic region in damselfishes (Perciformes: Pomacentridae) of the Eastern Pacific. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 102, 593-613. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2010.01586.x

Frederich, B., & Vandewalle, P. (March 2011). Bipartite life cycle of coral reef fishes promotes increasing shape disparity of the head skeleton during ontogeny: an example from damselfishes (Pomacentridae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11, 82. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-82

Frederich, B., Lehanse, O., Vandewalle, P., & Lepoint, G. (May 2010). Trophic niche width, shift, and specialization of Dascyllus aruanus in Toliara lagoon, Madagascar. Copeia, 2010 (2), 218-226. doi:10.1643/CE-09-031

Frederich, B., Lecchini, D., & Vandewalle, P. (2010). Evidence of an original scale development during the settlement phase of a coral reef fish (Acanthurus triostegus). Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 26, 176-178. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0426.2010.01399.x

Frederich, B., Mills, S. C., Denoël, M., Parmentier, E., Brié, C., Santos, R., Waqalevu, V. P., & Lecchini, D. (2010). Colour differentiation in a coral reef fish throughout ontogeny: habitat background and flexibility. Aquatic Biology, 9 (3), 271-277. doi:10.3354/ab00257

Frederich, B., & Sheets, D. (January 2010). Evolution of ontogenetic allometry shaping giant species: a case study from the damselfish genus Dascyllus (Pomacentridae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 99 (1), 99-117. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2009.01336.x

Colleye, O., Frederich, B., Vandewalle, P., Casadevall, M., & Parmentier, E. (2009). Agonistic sounds in the skunk clownfish Amphiprion akallopisos: size-related variation in acoustic features. Journal of Fish Biology, 75, 908-916. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2009.02316.x

Frederich, B., Fabri, G., Lepoint, G., Vandewalle, P., & Parmentier, E. (2009). Trophic niches of thirteen damselfishes (Pomacentridae) at the Grand Récif of Toliara, Madagascar. Ichthyological Research, 56, 10-17. doi:10.1007/s10228-008-0053-2

Parmentier, E., Lecchini, D., Frederich, B., Brié, C., & Mann, D. (2009). Sound production in four damselfish (Dascyllus) species: phyletic relationships? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 97, 928-940. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2009.01260.x

Frederich, B., Pilet, A., Parmentier, E., & Vandewalle, P. (February 2008). Comparative Trophic Morphology in Eight Species of Damselfishes (Pomacentridae). Journal of Morphology, 269 (2), 175-88. doi:10.1002/jmor.10586

Frederich, B., Adriaens, D., & Vandewalle, P. (2008). Ontogenetic shape changes in Pomacentridae (Teleostei, Perciformes) and their relationships with feeding strategies: a geometric morphometric approach. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 95, 92-105. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2008.01003.x

Lepoint, G., Frederich, B., Gobert, S., & Parmentier, E. (2008). Isotopic ratios and elemental contents as indicators of seagrass C processing and sewage influence in a tropical macrotidal ecosystem (Madagascar, Mozambic channel). Scientia Marina, 72 (1), 109-117.

Parmentier, E., Colleye, O., Fine, M. L., Frederich, B., Vandewalle, P., & Herrel, A. (18 May 2007). Sound production in the clownfish Amphiprion clarkii. Science, 316 (5827), 1006-1006. doi:10.1126/science.1139753

Frederich, B., Parmentier, E., & Vandewalle, P. (September 2006). A preliminary study of development of the buccal apparatus in Pomacentridae (Teleostei, Perciformes). Animal Biology, 56 (3), 351-372. doi:10.1163/157075606778441831

Scientific congresses and symposiums

Oral communications or posters

Ravelohasina, H., Rasolofonirina, R., Rougeot, C., Jaonalison, H., Mahafina, J., Maminantenaina, N., Lepoint, G., & Frederich, B. (01 March 2023). Growth performance of the rabbitfish Siganus sutor raised at outdoor rearing ponds in Toliara, SouthWestern Madagascar [Poster presentation]. VLIZ Marine Science Day, Bruges, Belgium.

Jaonalison, H., Ravelohasina, H., Mahafina, J. A., Ranivoarivelo, L., Lepoint, G., Rasolofonirina, R., Mwaluma, J., & Frederich, B. (2022). The potential nursery areas and recruitment seasons of Siganus sutor in Madagascar [Poster presentation]. 12th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium, Durban, South Africa.

Mahafina Jamal Angelot, Frederich, B., Jaonalison, H., Andrello, M., Reisser, C., Volkaert, F., Durand, J.-D., Nomenisoa, A., Ravelohasina, H., Ranivoarivelo, L., Lepoint, G., Mkare, T., Rougeot, C., Collet, A., Rasolofonirina, R., & Mwaluma, J. (2022). Overview and progress of consortium research related to the biology, ecology and aquaculture of rabbitfish [Poster presentation]. 12th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium, Durban, South Africa.

Ravelohasina, H., Maminantenaina, N., Frederich, B., Rougeot, C., Lepoint, G., Jaonalison, H., Mahafina, J., & Rasolofonirina, R. (2022). Density and fish diet effect on rabbitfish growth in controlled systems [Poster presentation]. 12th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium, Durban, South Africa.

Ravelohasina, H., Rasolofonirina, R., Henitsoa, J., Lepoint, G., Ponton, D., & Frederich, B. (01 July 2019). Spatial trophic plasticity of two dominant seagrass-associated fishes in Toliara lagoon (SW Madagascar) [Poster presentation]. 11th WIOMSA scientific symposium, Réduit, Mauritius.

Frederich, B., Heindler, F. M., Christiansen, H., Dettai, A., & Lepoint, G. (23 November 2017). Morphological diversification of the endemic Antarctic fishes Trematominae (Notothenioidei, Teleostei) [Poster presentation]. ZOOLOGY 2017 - 25th Benelux congress of Zoology, Wageningen, Netherlands.

Peignot, Q., Frederich, B., Lepoint, G., & Michel, L. (23 November 2017). Trophic ecology of icefishes (Notothenioidei, Perciformes) in a context of climate change [Poster presentation]. ZOOLOGY 2017 - 25th Benelux congress of Zoology, Wageningen, Netherlands.

Michel, L., d'Udekem d'Acoz, C., Frederich, B., Léger-Bascou, L., Schön, I., Verheye, M., & Lepoint, G. (July 2017). Stable isotopes reveal effects of environmental changes on ecological niches of Iphimediidae amphipods [Poster presentation]. 12th SCAR Biology Symposium, Leuven, Belgium.

Michel, L., d'Udekem d'Acoz, C., Frederich, B., Léger-Bascou, L., Schön, I., Verheye, M., & Lepoint, G. (15 May 2017). Effects of environmental changes on ecological niches of Iphimediidae amphipods: a stable isotope comparison of West Antarctic Peninsula and East Antarctica [Poster presentation]. Developing the West Antarctic Peninsula International Network within the Southern Ocean Observing System, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Gajdzik, L., Parmentier, E., Sturaro, N., Lepoint, G., & Frederich, B. (20 June 2016). Relationships between habitat, social behaviour and diet: a case study on damselfishes from Moorea [Paper presentation]. 13th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS).

Michel, L., Wang, H., Frederich, B., Lavitra, T., & Lepoint, G. (09 October 2015). Stable isotope ratios suggest limited trophic importance of seagrasses for invertebrate consumers from Malagasy tropical polyspecific seagrass meadows [Paper presentation]. Zoology 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Michel, L., Frederich, B., Lavitra, T., & Lepoint, G. (26 March 2015). Use of C, N and S stable isotope ratios to highlight resource segregation among hermit crabs from tropical seagrass meadows [Poster presentation]. BASIS symposium 2015, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Michel, L., Frederich, B., Lavitra, T., & Lepoint, G. (12 December 2014). Stable isotope ratios reveal trophic niche partitioning among hermit crabs from tropical polyspecific seagrass meadows [Poster presentation]. Zoology 2014, Liège, Belgium.

Frederich, B. (18 December 2013). Pattern of morpho-functional diversifcation of damselfishes (Pomacentridae) [Paper presentation]. International Research Network "Biodiversity of Coral Reefs", Paris, France.

Frederich, B., & Liu, S.-Y. (30 March 2012). Divergences morphologiques et génétiques chez une espèce de demoiselle (Pomacentridae): Pomacentrus coelestis [Paper presentation]. 5ième Rencontres de l'ichtyologie en France, Paris, France.

Olivier, D., Frederich, B., & Parmentier, E. (March 2012). Etude des mécanismes de prise de nourriture chez le poisson clown Amphiprion clarkii [Poster presentation]. Ve Rencontres de l'Ichtyologie en France, Paris, France.

Olivier, D., Frederich, B., & Parmentier, E. (December 2010). Comparison of the adductor mandibulae and jaw lever mechanisms between three damselfishes (Pomacentridae) [Poster presentation]. Euro ISRS symposium 2010 "Reefs in a changing environment", Wageningen, Netherlands.

Frederich, B., & Sheets, D. (September 2010). Evolution of ontogenetic allometry shaping giant species: a case study from the damselfish genus Dascyllus (Pomacentridae) [Paper presentation]. 14th Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseilles, Marseilles, France.

Book chapters and contributions to collective works

Frederich, B. (2022). A Phylogenetic Context : The Diversification of Damselfishes (Pomacentridae). In Evolution, Development and Ecology of Anemonefishes. CRC Press. doi:10.1201/9781003125365-2