Dr. Werner Ekau

Abteilungs- und Arbeitsgruppenleiter

Abteilung: Ökologie
Arbeitsgruppen: AG Fischereibiologie

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Büro: Fahrenheitstr. 6, Hauptgebäude
28359 Bremen
Raum: 1305 (3. Etage)

Forschungsinteressen

- Fischereibiologie
- Ökologie
- Ichthyoplankton
- Wachstum und Populationsdynamik
- Muster der Wanderbewegungen von Fischen in Küstengebieten


Persönliche Daten

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Director of the Operational Centre Germany of IOI, the International Ocean Institute, herein member of the Governing Board and chair of the Directors.

Member of SCOR-Working Group WG 141 on Sea-Surface Microlayers (2013ff)

Member of SCOR-Working Group 128 "Natural and Human-Induced Hypoxia and Consequences for Coastal Areas" (2005 - 2010)

Projects

2013 -2017 Dynamics of estuarine tropical fish communities - Within the strategic partnership project AWA (Ecosystem Approach to the management of fisheries and the marine environment in West African waters) we contribute to develop the scientific basis for an ecosystem approach to the management of fisheries and marine environment in West African waters

2009-2015 GENUS (Geochemistry and Ecology of the Namibian Upwelling System). Research Project on the ecosystem structure and energy flows in a poly-pulsed upwelling system under climate change impact. Sub-project of trophic relationships in ichthyoplankton community and coordination of biological work package.

2005-2011 Development of a course package for a degree and diploma programme in fisheries biology at the Vudal University and Fisheries College Kavieng, Papua New Guinea

2014-2017 Importance of estuaries in the life history of fishes along the northern Brazilian coast. The use of trace elements and isotopes in otoliths for fisheries management and conservation.


Publikationen

Referierte Fachzeitschriften

Sloterdijk H, James NC, Smith MKS, Ekau W, Weyl OLF (2014) Population dynamics of an invasive population of Mosquitofish Gambusia affinis in a temperate estuari¬ne lake system. African J Zoology (in press)

Ekau W, Hempel G (2014) Vor- und Frühgeschichte des Zentrums für Marine Tropenökologie in Bremen. Historisch-Meereskundliches Jahrbuch (in press)

Schwerdtner Máñez K, Dandava L, Ekau W (2014) Fishing the last frontier: The introduction of the marine aquarium trade and its impact on local fishing communities in Papua New Guinea. Marine Policy 44:279–286

Geist SJ, Kunzmann A, Verheye HM, Eggert A, Schukat A, Ekau W (2014) Distribution, feeding behaviour, and condition of Cape horse mackerel early life stages, Trachurus capensis, under different environmental conditions in the northern Benguela upwelling ecosystem. ICES J Mar Sci:fsu087

Westphal H, Ekau W, Schlüter A, Wolff M (2014) Tropische Küsten - Brennpunkte des Wandels. Geographie aktuell & Schule, 210:13-20

Abobi, S.M., Ekau, W.: Growth, Mortalities and Exploitation Rates of Alestes baremoze (Joannis, 1835), Brycinus nurse (Rüppell, 1832) and Schilbe intermedius (Rüppell 1832) from the lower reaches of the White Volta River (Yapei), Ghana. Journal of Agriculture and Biodiversity Research. 2, 1–10 (2013).

Abobi, S. M., & Ekau, W. (2013). Length-weight relationships and condition factors of Alestes baremoze, Brycinus nurse and Schilbe intermedius from the lower reaches of White Volta River (Yapei), Ghana. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture, 5(6), 152–165. doi:10.5897/IJFA2012.0001

Abobi, S. M., Ekau, W., Wolff, M., Blay, J., & Campion, B. B. (2013). Catch per unit effort (CPUE) and water level variations in the lower reaches of the White VoltaRiver (Yapei), Ghana. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 8(23), 2870–2876. doi:10.5897/AJAR2013.6898

Geist SJ, Ekau W, Kunzmann A (2013) Energy demand of larval and juvenile Cape horse mackerels, Trachurus capensis, and indications of hypoxia tolerance as benefit in a changing environment. Mar Biol, DOI 10.1007/s00227-013-2309-2

Grote, B., Stenevik, E. K., Verheye, H. M., Lipinski, M.R., Ekau, W., Hagen, W. 2012: Spatio-temporal distribution of early life stages and spawning strategy of two Cape hake species, Merluccius paradoxus and M. capensis, in the southern Benguela upwelling system. African Journal of Marine Science 2012, 34(2): 195–204

Grote, B., Ekau, W., Stenevik, E. K., Clemmesen, C., Verheye, H. M., Lipinski, M. R., and Hagen, W. 2012: Characteristics of survivors: growth and nutritional condition of early stages of the hake species Merluccius paradoxus and M. capensis in the southern Benguela ecosystem. – ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69: 553–562. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fss020

Grote, B., Hagen, W., Lipinski, M. R., Verheye, H.M., Stenevik, E.K., Ekau, W. 2011: Lipids and fatty acids as indicators of egg condition, larval feeding and maternal effects in Cape hakes (Merluccius paradoxus and M. capensis). Mar Biol, 158, 1005–1017. DOI10.1007/s00227-011-1626-6

Zhang, J, Gilbert, D, Gooday, A, Levin, L, Naqvi, S. W. A, Middelburg, J, Scranton, M, Ekau, Werner, Pena, A, Dewitte, B, Oguz, T, Monteiro, P M S, Urban, E, Rabalais, N N, Ittekkot, V, Kemp, W M, Ulloa, O, Elmgren, R, Escobar-Briones, E, Plas, A K Van der (2010) Natural and human-induced hypoxia and consequences for coastal areas: synthesis and future development. Biogeosciences, vol. 7 pp. 1443-1467.

Ekau, W, Auel, H, Pörtner, HO, Gilbert, D. (2010) Impacts of hypoxia on the structure and processes in the pelagic community (zooplankton, macro-invertebrates and fish). Biogeosciences, vol. 7 pp. 1669-1699.

Auel, H., Ekau, W. (2009): Distribution and respiration of the high-latitude pelagic amphipod Themisto gaudichaudi in the Benguela Current in relation to upwelling intensity. Progr. Oceanogr. vol. 83 pp. 237-241.

Ekau, W., Auel, H., Pörtner, H.-O., Gilbert, D. (2009): Impacts of hypoxia on the structure and processes in the pelagic community (zooplankton, macro-invertebrates and fish). Biogeosciences Discuss., 6, 5073-5144

Levin, L. A., Ekau, W., Gooday, A., Jorrisen, F., Middelburg, J., Naqvi, W., Neira, C., Rabalais, N., Zhang, J. (2009): Effects of Natural and Human-Induced Hypoxia on Coastal Benthos. Biogeosciences Discuss., 6, 2063-2098.

Kreiner, A., Ekau, W. and Stenevik, E.K. (2009): Notes on the distribution of pelagic eggs and larvae in relation to dissolved oxygen concentrations in the Northern Benguela. J. Fish Biology 74, 270-277.

Paul V.R. Snelgrove, Michael Flitner, Ed Urban, Werner Ekau, Marion Glaser, Heike K. Lotze, Katja Phillipart, Penjai Sompongchaiyakul, Edy Yuwono, Jerry Melillo, Michel Meybeck, Nancy Rabalais, Bjørn Sundby, and Jing Zhang 2009: Governance and Management of Ecosystem Services in Semi-Enclosed Marine Systems. In J. Mellilo, Rizzoli, P., B. Sundby, and E.R. Urban Jr. (eds.) (2009): On the Edge: the Science and Management of Semi-enclosed Marine Systems, Island Press, Washington, D.C., 49-76.

Philippart, C.J.M., Ekau, W. (2009): Dynamics and Vulnerability Of Marine Foodwebs In Semi-Enclosed Systems. In J. Mellilo, Rizzoli, P., B. Sundby, and E.R. Urban Jr. (eds.). On the Edge: the Science and Management of Semi-enclosed Marine Systems, Island Press, Washington, D.C., 191-208.

Schwamborn, R., de Meló, M., Neumann Leitao, S., Ekau, W., Nogueira Paranaguá, M. (2008): Dynamic patterns of zooplankton transport and migration in Catuama Inlet (Pernambuco, Brazil), with emphasis on the decapod crustacean larvae. Lat. Am. J. Aquat. Res., vol.36, no.1, p.109-113

Schwamborn, R., de Meló, M., Neumann Leitao, S., Ekau, W., Nogueira Paranaguá, M. (2008): Dynamic patterns of zooplankton transport and migration in Catuama Inlet (Pernambuco, Brazil), with emphasis on the decapod crustacean larvae. Lat. Am. J. Aquat. Res., vol.36, no.1, p.109-113

Melo Júnior, M.de, Paranaguá, M.N., Schwamborn, R., Neumann Leitão, S., Ekau, W. (2007): Fluxes of zooplankton biomass between a tidal estuary and the sea in Northeastern Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography, 55(4):239-249

Grote, B., Ekau, W. and Verheye, H.M. (2007): Early Life-History Strategy of Shallow-Water Cape Hake (Merluccius capensis) in the Benguela Upwelling Region. Fisheries Research 86: 179-187

Schwamborn, R., Ekau, W., Silva, A.P., Schwamborn, S.H.L., Silva, T.A., Neumann-Leitão, S., Saint-Paul, U. (2006): Ingestion of Large Centric Diatoms, Mangrove Detritus, and Zooplankton by Zoeae of Aratus pisonii (Crustacea: Brachyura: Grapsidae). Hydrobiologia 560: 1-13

Auel, H.; Hagen, W.; Ekau, W.; Verheye, H.M. (2005) Metabolic adaptations and reduced respiration of the copepod Calanoides carinatus during dispause at depth in the Angola-Benguela Front and northern Benguela upwelling area. African Journal of Marine Science 27(3): 653-657.

Ekau, W.; Verheye, H.M (2005) Oceanographic fronts and low oxygen conditions controlling distribution patterns of early life stages of fish in the Benguela and southern Angola currents. African Journal of Marine Science 27(3): 629-639.

Ekau, W.; Verheye, H.M. (2005) Influence of oceanographics fronts and low oxygen on the distribution of ichtyoplankton in the Benguela and southern Angola currents. African Journal of Marine Science 27(3): 629-639.

Loick, N.; Ekau, W.; Verheye, H.M. (2005) Water body preferences of dominant calanoid copepod species in the Angola Benguela frontal zone. African Journal of Marine Science 27(3): 597-608.

Verheyer, H.M.; Ekau, W. (2005) Maintenance mechanisms of plankton populations in frontal zones in the Benguela and Angola Current systems: results form the 2002 BENEFIT Shipboard Research Training Programme for the SADC Region. African Journal of Marine Science 27(3): 611-615.

Verheyer, H.M.; Hagen, W.; Auel, H.; Ekau, W.; Loick, N.; Rheenen, I.; Wencke, P.; Jones, S. (2005) Life strategies, energetics and growth characteristics of Calanoides carinatus (Copepoda) in the Angola-Benguela Front region. African Journal of Marine Science 27(3): 641-652.

Katsuragawa, M.; Ekau, W. (2003) Distribution growth and mortality of young rough scad, Trachurus lathami, in the south-eastern Brazilian Bight. J. Appl. Ichthyol. 19(1): 21-28.

Salita, J., Ekau, W.; Saint-Paul, U. (2003) Field evidence on the influence of seagrass landscapes on fish abundances in Bolinao, northern Philippines. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 247: 183-195.

Schwamborn, R.; Ekau, W.; Voss, M.; Saint-Paul, U. (2002) How important are mangroves as carbon sources for decapod crustacean larvae in a tropical estuary? Mar Ecol Progr Ser 229: 195-205.

Ekau, W.; Hendricks, A.; Kadler, S.; Koch, V.; Loick, N. (2001) Winter ichthyoplankton in the northern Benguela upwelling and Angola/Benguela front area. South African Journal of Science 97: 259-265.

Ekau, W.; Westhaus-Ekau, P.; Macedo, S.J.d.; Dorrien, C.v. (2001) The larval fish fauna of the "Canal de Santa Cruz"-Estuary in Northeast Brazil. Trab. Oceanogr. UFPE, Tropical Oceanography 29(2): 1-12.

Schwamborn, R.; Neumann-Leitao, S.; de Silva, T.A.E.; Silva, A.P.; Ekau, W.; Saint-Paul, U. (2001) Distribution and dispersal of decapod crustacean larvae and other zooplankton in the Itamaraca estuarine system, Brazil. Tropical Oceanography, Recife 29 (1): 1-17.

Barletta, M.; Saint-Paul, U.; Barletta-Bergan, A.; Ekau, W.; Schories, D. (2000) Spatial and temporal distribution of Myrophis punctatus (Ophichthidae) and associated fish fauna in a Northern Brazilian intertidal mangrove forest. Hydrobiologia 426: 65-74. Abstract

Ekau, W.; Blay, J. (2000) Validation of increment deposition and early development in the otoliths of the West African lagoon tilapia, Sarotherodon melanotheron. Journal of Fish Biology 57(6): 1539-1549.

Ekau, W. (1999) Topographical and hydrographical impacts on macrozooplankton community struture in the Abrolhos Bank region, East Brazil. Arch.-Fish.-Mar.Res. 47 (2/3): 307-320.

Ekau, W.; Knoppers, B. (1999) An Introduction to the Pelagic System of the Northeast and East Brazilian Shelf. Arch.-Fish.-Mar.Res. 47(2/3): 113-132.

Ekau, W.; Westhaus-Ekau, P.; Medeiros, C. (1999) Large scale distribution of fish larvae in the continental shelf waters of North-East Brazil. Arch. Fish. Mar. Res. 47 (2/3): 183-200.

Knoppers, B.; Ekau, W. (Eds.) (1999) Sedimentation process at the East and Northeast Brazil Shelf. Geo-Marine Letters 19(3).

Knoppers, B.; Ekau, W.; Figueiredo, A.G. (1999) The coast and shelf of East and Northeast Brazil and material transport. Geo-Marine Letters 19 (3): 171-178.

Schwamborn, R.; Voss, M.; Ekau, W.; Saint-Paul, U. (1999) Stable isotope composition of particulate organic matter and zooplankton in northeast Brazilian shelf waters. Arch.-Fish.-Mar.Res. 47 (2/3): 201-210.

Schwamborn, R.; Voss, M.; Medeiros, C.; Ekau, W.; Saint-Paul, U. (1999) The contribution of estuarine decapod larvae to marine macrozooplankton communities in Northeast Brazil. Arch.-Fish.-Mar.Res. 47 (2/3): 167-182.

Ekau, W. (1998) Comparative growth analysis of Engraulis anchoita larvae from Southern Brazil. Arch.-Fish.-Mar.Res. 46 (1): 1-17.

Gutt, J.; Ekau, W. (1996) Habitat partitioning of dominant high antarctic demersal fish in the Weddell Sea and Lazarev Sea. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 206: 25-37.

Klingenberg, C.; Ekau, W. (1996) A combined morphometric and phylogenetic analysis of an ecomorphological trend: pelagization in antarctic fishes (Perciformes: Nototheniidae). Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 59(2): 143-178.

Gutt, J.; Ekau, W.; Gorny, M. (1994) New results on the fish and shrimp fauna of the Weddell Sea and Lazarev Sea. Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Biol. 7: 91-102.

Ekau, W. (1991) Reproduction in high Antarctic fish (Notohenioidei). Meeresforsch. 33(2-3): 159-167.

Ekau, W.; Gutt, J. (1991) Notohenioid fishes from the Weddell Sea and their habitat, observed by underwater photography and television. Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Biol. 4: 36-49.

Plötz, J.; Ekau, W.; Reijinders, J.H. (1991) Feeding strategy of Weddell Sea (Leptonychotes weddellii) in response to local food supply. Marine Mammal Science 7(2): 136-144.

Ekau, W. (1990) Demersal Fish Fauna of the Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 2(2): 129-137.

Hubold, G.; Ekau, W. (1990) Feeding patterns of postlarval and juvenile notohenioids in the southern Weddell Sea (Antarctica). Polar Biology 10: 255-260.

Riehl, R.; Ekau, W. (1990) Identification of Antarctic Fish Eggs by Surface Structure as Shown by the Egg of Trematomus eulepidotus (Teleostei, Notoheniidae). Validation of the Method. Polar Biol. 11: 27-31.

Ekau, W. (1989) Egg development of Trematomus eulepidotus (Notoheniidae, Pisces) from the Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Cybium 13(3): 213-219.

Saint-Paul, U.; Hubold, G.; Ekau, W. (1988) Acclimation effects on routine oxygen consumption of the Anarctic fish Pogonophryne scotti (Artedidraconidae). Polar Biol. 9: 125-128.

Ekau, W. (1982) Biological investigations on Notothenia ramsayi REGAN 1913 (Pisces, Notohenioidei, Nototheniidae). Archiv. Fischwiss. 33 (1/2): 43-68.

Tagungsbände

Grote, B., Ekau, W., Hagen, W., Clemmesen, C., Verheye, H.M. (2008): Nutritional status and growth of Cape hakes Merluccius capensis and M. paradoxus larvae in the southern Benguela upwelling system off South Africa. Larval Fish Conference, August 2008, Kiel, Germany.

Grote, B., Ekau, W., Hagen, W., Clemmesen, C., Verheye, H.M. (2008): Depth distribution and condition of hake larvae, Merluccius capensis and M. paradoxus, in the southern Benguela upwelling system off South Africa. Eastern boundary upwelling ecosystems Symposium, 2-6- June 2008, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain.

Auel, H., Ekau, W. (2008): Coastal upwelling systems as equatorwards extensions of distribution range for high-latitude pelagic species – the amphipod Themisto gaudichaudi in the Benguela Current. Eastern boundary upwelling ecosystems Symposium, 2-6- June 2008, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain.

Wefering, F., Meyer-Wefering, D., Krain, E., Ekau, W., Krause, G., Galdies, C. (2007): Evaluation des Integrierten Küstenzonenmanagements in Europa. Informationen zur Raumentwicklung Heft 5, 307-311.

Ekau, W., H.M. Verheye, W. Hagen, H. Auel, F. Buchholz, A. Kreiner, A. da Silva & S. Tsotsobe (2006): Impact of Low Oxygen on Life Cycles of Zooplankton in the Benguela Current Upwelling Region Gayana, 70 (Suppl.): 106.

Ekau, W., Verheye, H., Hagen, W., Auel, H., Buchholz, F., Kreiner, A., daSilva, A., Tsotsobe, S.V. (2006): Impact of Low Oxygen on Life Cycles of Zooplankton in the Benguela Current Upwelling Region. – Poster presented by S. Tsotsobe. International Symposium on “Oxygen Minimum Systems in the Ocean: Distribution, Diversity and Dynamics’, Concepcion, Chile, 23-26 Oct. 2006.

Ekau, W. (2006): Large Scale Low Oxygen controlling Distribution Patterns of Early Life Stages of Fish in the Northern Benguela and Southern Angola Currents. European Geophysical Union General Assembly 2006, Vienna, 2-7.4.2006, Poster Programme - BG3.02 Natural and human-induced hypoxia in the ocean. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 8, 02105, 2006.

Bailet, F.; Ekau, W.; South, R. (Eds.) (2004) Global learning in ocean science. IOI Workshop report, Delmenhorst May 24-28, 2004.

Ekau, W.; Hagen, W.; Verheye, H. (2004) Mechanisms in Zooplankton. Exebition on 10 years after apartheid, Co-operation in Marine Science Germany South Africa, 1-3 Nov. 2004, Johannesburg, South Afrika.

Beyer, K.; Ekau, W.; Blay, J. (2002) Sea turtle nesting and the effect of predation on the hatching success of the olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) on Old Ningo Beach, Ghana, West Africa. Proceedings of the 22th annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, 4-7 April 2002, Miama, Florida, USA.

Ekau, W. (1999) The Brazilian German "Victor Hensen" Program; the JOPS-II (Joint Oceanograhpic Projects) training approach. In: Building Marine Research Capacity in Tropical Countries. Proceedings of Marum Workshop on Tropical Marine and Coastal Research, 14-15 January 1999, Bremen, 74-76.

Schalk, P.H.; Brey, T.; Bathmann, U.; Arntz, W.; Gerdes, D.; Dieckmann, G.; Ekau, W.; Gradinger, R.; Plötz, J.; Nöthig, E.; Schnack-Schiel, S.; Siegel, V.; Smetaced, V.S.; Franecker, J.A. (1993) Towards a conceptual model of the Weddell Sea ecosystem, Antarctica. In: Christensen, V.; Pauly, D. (Eds.). Trophic model of aquatic ecosystems. ICLARM Conf. Proc. 26: 323-337.

Hubold, G.; Ekau, W. (1987) Midwater Fish Fauna of the Wedell Sea, Antarctica. Proc. V. Congr. europ. Ichthyol., Stockholm, pp. 391-396.

Sonstige Fachzeitschriften

Ekau, W. (in press) Die Nutzung lebender Ressourcen. In: Hempel, G.; Schiel, S. (Eds.) Ökologie der Meere - ein naturwissenschaftliches Lesebuch, Bremen.

Ekau, W.; Knoppers, B. (2003) A review and re-definition of the large marine ecosystem of Brazil. In: Hempel, G.; Sherman, K. (Eds.) Large Marine Ecosystem of the World - Trends in Exploitation, Protection and Research. Chapter 15, Large Marine Ecosytems 12, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, 355-372.

Knoppers, B.; Ekau, W.; Figeuredo, A.; Soares-Gomes, A. (2002) Zona costeira e plataforma continental do Brasil. In: Pereira, R.C.; Soares-Gomes, A. (Eds.). Biologia Marinha. Chapter 16, Editora Intersciencia Ltda. Rio de Janeiro, pp. 353-361.

Ekau, W.; Knoppers, B. (1997) Sedimentation processes and productivity in the continental shelf waters off east and northeast Brazil. Workshop Programme, 12 - 15 August 1997, Recife, Brazil. Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Bremen, 64 pp.

Ekau, W.; Westhaus-Ekau, P.; Wehrenberg, T. (1997) Tide dependant distribution and transport process of fish and crustacean larvae in a mangrove estuary in NE-Brazil, Annual Symposium of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles, Galway.

Ekau, W.; Knoppers, B. (1996) Sedimentation processes and productivity in the continental shelf waters off east and northeast Brazil. Cruise report and first results of JOPS-II (Joint Oceanographic Projects). Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Bremen, 151 pp.

Ekau, W. (1991) Morphological adaptations and mode of life in high Antarctiv fishes. In: di Prisco, G.; Maresca, B.; Tota, B. (Eds.). Biology of Antarctic Fishes. Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelbergl, (invited paper). 23-29.

Ekau, W. (Ed.) (1991) Brazilian German Victor Hensen Programme: Joint Oceanographic Projects. Workshop Report. Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Bremen.

Ekau, W. (Ed.) (1991) Brazilian German Victor Hensen Programme: Joint Oceanographic Projects. Cruise Report. Alfred Wegener Institute Bremerhaven.

Ekau, W.; Hubold, G.; Wöhrmann, A. (1987) Fish and fishlarvae. In: Schnack-Schiel (Ed.). Die Winterexpedition mit FS "Polarstern" in die Antarktis (ANT V/1-3). Ber. Polarforsch. 39: 210-218,

Ekau, W.; Hubold, G. (1985) Fish and fish larvae. In: Hempel, G.(Ed.) Die Antarktis-Expedition III mit FS "Polarstern" 1984/85. Ber. Polarforsch. 25: 121-129.

Fachbücher

Ekau, W.; Leal, M. (2014). Neuston nets. In: Cunliffe, M & Wurl, O (2014) Guide to best practices to study the ocean’s surface. Occasional Publications of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (52-59), Plymouth, UK. 98pp.

Knoppers, B.; Ekau, W.; Figueiredo, A.G. e Soares, A. (2009). A interface terra-mar do Brasil.. In: Pereira, R.C.; Soares-Gomes, A. (eds): Biologia Marinha. Chapter 22, Editora Intersciência Ltda. Rio de Janeiro. pp. 529-553.

Saint-Paul, U., Ekau, W. (2009). Resources and their use. In: Wolff, M. (Editor): Tropical waters and their living resources: their ecology, assessment and management. (Hauschild Verlag), Bremen, 47-98.

Wissenschaftliche Abschlußarbeit

Ekau, W. (1988) Ökomorphologie notoheniider Fische aus dem Weddellmeer, Antartkis. Ber. Polarforsch. 51: 140.

Allgemeine Publikationen

Bodungen, B.v., Ekau, W., Krueger, S. (2008). Some good science and good training: the German contribution. In: Hempel et al: Benguela - Current of Plenty. Benguela Current Commission, Cape Town, 97-99

Ekau, W. (2006): Internationale Zusammenarbeit zum Schutz der Meere. Das International Ocean Institute IOI. In: Gotthilf Hempel, Irmtraut Hempel, Sigrid Schiel (Herausgeber): Faszination Meeresforschung – Ein ökologisches Lesebuch, 2006, 464 Seiten,; Verlag H. M. Hausschild GmbH, Bremen; ISBN 3-89757-310-5

Ekau, W. (2006): Die Weltfischerei - mit weniger Aufwand fängt man mehr. In: Gotthilf Hempel, Irmtraut Hempel, Sigrid Schiel (Herausgeber): Faszination Meeresforschung – Ein ökologisches Lesebuch, 2006, 464 Seiten,; Verlag H. M. Hausschild GmbH, Bremen; ISBN 3-89757-310-5.

Ekau, W.; Blay, J. (1998) Validation of increment deposition and early development in the otoliths of the West African lagoon tilapia, Sarotherdon melanotheron. 2nd International Symposium of fish Otolith Research and Application, Bergen, Norway, 20-25 June 1998 (Poster).

Westhaus-Ekau, P.; Ekau, W. (1997) Composition of fish larvae in a Mangrove estuary and its influence on nearshore waters off NE-Brazil. Annual Symposium of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles, 8-11 July 1997, Galway, Ireland (Poster).

Ekau, W.; Gutt, J. (1994) Antarctic Notohenioids and their habitats. An analysis of underwater photographs. VIII Congress of European Society of Ichthyology, 26.09. to 02.10.1994, Oviedo, Spain (Poster).

Ekau, W.; Gutt, J. (1989) Notohenioid fishes from the Weddell Sea and their habitat, abserved by underwater photography and television. 12th Symposium on Polar Biology, Tokyo, Poster.

Hubold, G.; Ekau, W. (1988) Trophic interactions of post-larval and juvenile notohenioids in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica. ICES 1988) ELHS/Poster No. 113.