Recent publications

Articles in peer reviewed journals

2017

Bleeker, K., de Jong, K., van Kessel, N., Hinde. C.A., Nagelkerke, L.A.J. (2017): Evidence for ontogenetically and morphologically distinct alternative reproductive tactics in the invasive Round Goby Neogobius melanostomus. PLOS ONE 12(4): e0174828. doi: 10.1371doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0174828

Borcherding, J., Kiel, S., Struebig, A., Arndt, H. (2017): Vertical migration of Daphnia galeata – Evidence for the use of an alternative resource from a lethal environment. Limnologica 62: 132-139

de Jong K, Schulte G, Heubel KU (2017): The noise egg: A cheap and simple device to produce low-frequency underwater noise for laboratory and field experiments. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:268–274. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12653

Havn, T.B., , Økland, F., Teichert, M.A.K., Heermann, L. , Borcherding, J. , Sæther, S.A., Tambets, M., Diserud, O.H., Thorstad, E.B. (2017): Movements of dead fish in rivers. Anim. Biotelemetry (2017). DOI 10.1186/s40317-017-0122-2

Thorstad, E.B., Havn, T.B., Saether, S.A., Heerman, L., Teichert, M.A.K., Diserud, G.H., Tambets, M., Borcherding, J., Odland, F. (2017): Survival and behaviour of Atlantic salmon smolts passing a run-of-river hydropower facility with a movable bulb turbine. Fish. Manag. Ecol. 2017: 1-9. DOI: 10.1111/fme.12216

2016

Adrian-Kalchauser, I., Hirsch, P.E., Behrmann-Godel, J, Guyen,A.N., Watzlawczyk, S., Gertzen,S., Borcherding, J., Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2016): The invasive bighead goby Ponticola kessleri displays large-scale genetic similarities and small-scale genetic differentiation in relation to shipping patterns. Molecular Ecology 25: 1925-1943

Borcherding, J., Arndt, H., Breiden, S., Brenner, K., Heermann, L., Höfer, S., Leistenschneider, C., Lindner, J., Staas, S., Gertzen, S. (2016): Drift of fish larvae and juveniles in the Lower Rhine before and after the goby invasion. Limnologica 59: 53–62

Kalb N, Lindström K, Sprenger D, Anthes N, Heubel KU (2016): Male personality and female spawning consistency in a goby with exclusive male care. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70(5): 683-693. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-016-2089-z

Gertzen, S., Fidler, A., Kreische, F., Kwabek, L., Schwamborn V., Borcherding, J., (2016): Reproductive strategies of three invasive Gobiidae co-occurring in the Lower Rhine (Germany). Limnologica - Ecology and Management of Inland Waters 56, 39-48

Hellström, G., Heynen, M., Borcherding, J., Magnhagen, C. (2016): Individual consistency and context dependence in group-sizepreference of Eurasian perch. Behav. Processes 133: 6-11

Heynen, M., Bunnefeld, N., Borcherding,J. (2016): Facing different predators: adaptiveness of behavioral and morphological traits under predation. Current Zoology: 1-9

Heynen, M., Borcherding, J., Bunnefeld, N., Magnhagen, C. (2016): Plasticity and consistency of behavioural responses to predation risk in laboratory environments. J. Zool. 300: 228-235

Langkau, M.C., Clavés, D., Schmidt, M.B., Borcherding, J. (2016): Spawning behaviour of Allis shad Alosa alosa: new insights based on imaging sonor data. J. Fish Biology J. Fish Biology 88: 2263-2274

2015

Ondracková, M., Valová, Z., Hudcová, I., Michálková, V.,  Andrea Simková, A., Borcherding, J., Jurajda, P. (2015): Temporal effects on host-parasite associations in four naturalized goby species living in sympatry. Hydrobiologia 746: 233-243

2014

Borcherding, J., Breukelaar, A.W., Winter, H.V., König, U. (2014): Spawning migration and larval drift of anadromous North Sea houting (Coregonus oxyrinchus) in the River IJssel, the Netherlands. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 23: 161-170

Dierking, J., Phelps, L., Praebel, K., Ramm, G., Prigge, E., Borcherding, J., Brunke, M. & Eizaguirre, C. (2014): Anthropogenic hybridization between endangered migratory and commercially harvested stationary whitefish taxa (Coregonus spp.). Evolutionary Applications 7: 1068-1083

Ghomi, M.R., von Elert, E., Borcherding, J. & Fink, P. (2014): Fatty acid composition and content of round goby (Neogobius melanostomus Pallas 1814) and monkey goby (Neogobius fluviatilis Pallas 1814), two invasive gobiid species in the lower Rhine River (Germany). Journal of Applied Ichthyology 30: 527-531

Ghomi, M.R., von Elert, E., Borcherding, J., Uhde, A. & Fink, P. (2014): Correlation between body size and fatty acid and essential amino acid composition of round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) and monkey goby (Neogobius fluviatilis) from the Rhine River (Germany). Biologia 69: 799-805

Goldenberg, S.U., Borcherding, J., Heynen, M. (2014): Balancing the response to predation - the effects of shoal size, predation risk and habituation on behaviour of juvenile perch. Behaviour Ecology and  Sociobiology: 68: 989-998
Heermann, L., Scharf, W., van der Velde, G., Borcherding, J. (2014): Does the use of alternative food resources induce cannibalism in a size-structured fish population? Ecology of Freshwater Fish 23: 129-140

Heynen, M., Rentrop, I., Borcherding, J. (2014): Age-matters-Experienced predation risk affects behavior and morphology of juvenile 0+ and 1+ perch. Limnologica 44: 32-39

Kureck, A., Bieg, R., Wendeler, R. & Borcherding, J. (2014): Fecundity of the mayfly Ephoron virgo (Olivier, 1791) (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcyidae): A long-term study in the River Rhine. Limnologica 47: 1-6

2013

Borcherding, J., Dolina, M., Heermann, L., Knutzen, P., Krüger, S., Matern, S., van Treeck, R. & Gertzen, S. (2013): Feeding and niche differentiation in three invasive gobies in the Lower Rhine, Germany. Limnologica 43: 49-58

Borcherding, J., Hertel, A. & Breiden, S. (2013): Activity and competitive behaviour of invasive Neogobius melanostomus and Ponticola kessleri (Gobiidae) from the River Rhine, Germany. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 25: 351-365

Heermann, L., Borcherding, J. (2013): Competition, predation, cannibalism: the development of young-of-the-year perch populations in ponds with bream or roach. J. Appl. Ichthyol. 29: 549-554

Heermann, L., Emmerich, M., Heynen, M., Dorow, M., König, U., Borcherding, J., Arlinghaus, R. (2013): Explaining recreational angling catch rates of Eurasian perch, Perca fluviatilis: the role of natural and fishing-related environmental factors. Fisheries Management and Ecology 20: 187-200

Huss, M., Persson, L., Borcherding, J., Heermann,L. (2013): Timing of the diet shift from zooplankton to macroinvertebrates and size at maturity determine whether normally piscivorous fish can persist in otherwise fishless lakes. Freshwater Biology 58: 1416-1424

Lindner, K., Cerwenka, A.F., Brandner, J., Gertzen, S., Borcherding, J., Geist, J., Schliwen, U.K. (2013): Brief Communication. First evidence for interspecific hybridization between invasive goby species Neogobius fluviatilis and Neogobius melanostomus (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Benthophilinae). Journal of Fish Biology 82:2128-2134

Scharbert, A., Borcherding, J. (2013): Relationships of hydrology and life-history strategies on the spatio-temporal habitat utilisation of fish in European temperate river floodplains. Ecological Indicators 29: 348-360

2012

Fink, P., Kottsieper, A., Heynen, M., Borcherding, J. (2012): Selective zooplanktivory of an invasive Ponto-Caspian mysid and possible consequences for the zooplankton community structure of invaded habitats. Aquat. Sci., 74: 191-202

Haertl, A., Cerwenka, A.F., Brandner, J., Borcherding, J., Geist, J., Schliewen, U.K. (2012): First record of Babka gymnotrachelus (KESSLER, 1857) from Germany. SPIXIANA 35 (1): 155-159

König, U., Borcherding, J. (2012): Preserving young-of-the-year Perca fluviatilis in ethanol, formalin, or in a frozen state and the consequences for measuring morphometrics. J.Appl.Ichthyol.(2012): 1–5

Langkau, M.C., Balk, H., Schmidt, M.B., Borcherding, J. (2012): Can acoustic shadows identify fish species? A novel application of imaging sonar data. Fish. Manag. Ecol. 19: 313-322

Magnhagen, C., Hellström, G., Borcherding, J., Heynen, M. (2012): Boldness in two perch populations – long-term differences and the effect of predation pressure. J. Anim. Ecol. 81: 1311-1318

2011

Borcherding, J., Gertzen, S., Staas, S. (2011): First record of Pontian racer goby, Babka gymnotrachelus (Gobiidae: Teleostei), in the River Rhein, Germany. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 27: 1399-1400 

Borcherding, J., Staas, S., Krüger, S., Ondra?ková, M., Šlapanský, L., Jurajda, P. (2011): Non-native Gobiid species in the lower River Rhine (Germany): recent range extensions and densities. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 27: 153-155

Hellström, G., Heynen, M., Oosten, J., Borcherding, J., Magnhagen, C. (2011): The effect of group size on risk taking and social conformity in Eurasian perch. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 20: 499-502

Heynen, M., Heermann, L., Borcherding, J. (2011): Does the consumption of divergent resources influence risk taking behaviour in juvenile perch (Perca fluviatilis L.)? Ecology of Freshwater Fish 20: 1–4.

2010

Borcherding, J., Beeck, P., DeAngelis, D. L., Scharf, W. R. (2010): Match or mismatch: the influence of phenology on size-dependent life history and divergence in population structure. Journal of Animal Ecology 79(5): 1101-1112

Heynen, M., Hellström, G., Magnhagen, C., Borcherding, J. (2010): Does morphological variation between young-of-the-year perch from two Swedish lakes depend on genetic differences? Ecology of Freshwater Fish 19: 163-169

Borcherding, J., Heynen, M., Jäger-Kleinicke, T., Winter, H.V., Eckmann, R. (2010): Re-establishment of the North Sea houting in the River Rhine. Fisheries Management and Ecology 17: 291-293

Vohmann, A., Borcherding, J., Kureck, A., Bij de Vaate, A., Arndt, H. & Weitere, M. (2010): Strong body mass decrease of the invasive clam Corbicula fluminea during summer. Biological Invasions 12: 53-64

2009

Heermann, L., Eriksson, L.-O., Magnhagen, C., Borcherding, J. (2009): Size-dependent energy storage and winter mortality of perch. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 18: 560-571

Scharf, W.R., Heermann, L., König, U., Borcherding, J. (2009): Development of abundance and size structure of young-of-the-year perch populations using three methods. Fisheries Research 96: 77-87

2008

Borcherding, J. & Staas, S. (2008): Local riverine fish communities as promotors for habitat restoration in the floodplain area of the Lower Rhine . 4th World Fisheries Congress, Vancouver, Canada, 49: 835-843

J. Borcherding, C. Pickhardt, H. V. Winter, and J. S. Becker. Migration history of North Sea houting (Coregonus oxyrinchus L.) caught in Lake IJsselmeer (The Netherlands) inferred from scale transects of 88Sr:44Ca ratios. Aquatic Science 70:47-56

Borcherding, J., Magnhagen, C. (2008): Food abundance affects both morphology and behaviour of juvenile perch. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 17: 207-218

Magnhagen, C., Borcherding, J. (2008): Risk-taking behaviour in foraging perch: does predation pressure influence age-specific boldness? Animal Behaviour 75: 509-517

Urbatzka, R., Beeck, P., van der Velde, G. & Borcherding, J. (2008): Alternative use of food resources causes intra-cohort variation in the size distribution of young-of-the-year perch  (Perca fluviatilis). Ecology of Freshwater Fish: 17 (3): 475-480

2007

Klein Breteler, J.K., Vriese,T., Borcherding, J., Breukelaar, A., Jörgens, L., Staas, S., deLaak, G., Ingendahl, D. (2007): Assessment of population size and migration routes of silver eel in the River Rhine based on a 2-year combined mark-recapture and telemetry study. ICES Journal of Marine Science 64: 1450-1456

Heermann,L., Beek,P., Borcherding, J. (2007): Two size classes of 0+ year perch: is phenotiypic plasticity based on food resources? Journal of Fish Biology 70: 1365-1377

Borcherding J., Hermasch B., P.Murawski (2007): Field observations and laboratory experiments on growth and lipid content of young-of-the-year perch. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 16: 198-209

2006

Borcherding, J., Murawski, S., Arndt, H. (2006): Population ecology, vertical migration and feeding of the Ponto-Caspian invader Hemimysis anomala in a gravel-pit lake connected to the River Rhine. Freshwater Biol. 51 (12): 2376-2387

Borcherding, J. (2006): Prey or predator: 0+ perch (Perca fluviatilis) in the trade-off between food and shelter. Environmental Biology of Fishes 77 (1): 87-96

Borcherding, J., Scharbert, A. & Urbatzka, R. (2006): Timing of downstream migration and food uptake of juvenile North Sea houting stocked in the Lower Rhine and the Lippe (Germany). Journal of Fish Biology 68: 1271-1286

Borcherding, J.: (2006): Ten years of practical experience with the Dreissena-Monitor, a biological early warning system for continuous water quality monitoring. Hydrobiologia 556: 417-426

Heermann, L. & Borcherding, J. (2006): Winter short-distance migration of juvenile fish between two floodplain water bodies of the Lower River Rhine. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 15: 161-168

2002

Borcherding, J., Sturm, W.: (2002): The seasonal succession of macroinvertebrates, in particular the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha), in the River Rhine and two neighbouring gravel-pit lakes monitored using artificial substrates. International Revue of Hydrobiology 87: 165-181

Beeck, P.; Tauber, S.; Kiel, S.; Borcherding, J.: (2002): 0+ perch  predation on 0+ bream : a case study on a eutrophic gravel pit lake at the lower Rhine, Germany. Freshwater Biology 47: 2359-2369

Schöl, A., Kirchesch, V., Bergfeld, T., Schöll, F., Borcherding, J., Müller, D. (2002): Modelling the chlorophyll a content of the River Rhine – Interrelation between riverine algal production and population biomass of grazers, rotifers and the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha. International Revue of Hydrobiology 87(2-3): 295-317

Weihrauch, F., Borcherding, J. (2002): The zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas) as an epizoon of anisopteran larvae (Anisoptera: Gomphidae, Corduliidae, Libelluidae). Odontologica 31(1): 85-94

Borcherding, J.; Bauerfeld, M.; Hintzen,D.; Neumann,D. (2002): Lateral migrations of fishes between floodplain lakes and their drainage channels at the Lower Rhine: diel and seasonal aspects. Journal of Fish Biology 61: 1154-1170

2001

Borcherding, J, & Wolf, J. (2001): The influence of suspended particles on the acute toxicity of 2-chlor-4-nitro-aniline, cadmium, and pentachlorophenol on the valve movement response of the zebra mussel ( Dreissena polymorpha). Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 40: 497-504

2000

Borcherding, J., Maw, S.K. & Tauber, S. ( 2000): Growth of 0+ perch ( Perca fluviatilis ) predating on 0+ bream ( Abramis brama ). Ecology of Freshwater Fish 9: 236-241

1998

Mulisch, M., Heep, T., Sturm, W. & Borcherding, J. (1998): Redescription of Ascobius lentus, a rare freshwater folliculinid (Ciliophora: Heterotrichida) from a pond in Germany. Acta Protozoologica 37: 29-39

1997

Borcherding, J. & Jantz, B. (1997): The Dreissena-Monitor - The influence of pH and turbidity on the acute toxicity of pentachlorophenol under laboratory and in-situ conditions. Ecotoxicology 6:153-165

1995

Borcherding, J. (1995): Laboratory experiments on the influence of food availability, temperature and photoperiod on gonad development in the freshwater mussel Dreissena polymorpha. Malacologia 36(1): 15-27

 

Review articles

 

2011

Borcherding, J. 2011. The successful re-introduction of North Sea houting to the River Rhine System in Europe. In: Soorae, P. S. (ed.), Global Re-introduction Perspectives: 2011. More case studies from around the globe. Gland, Switzerland, IUCN/SSC Re-introduction Specialist Group and Abu Dhabi, pp 20-23.

2010

Borcherding, J. 2010. Steps from ecological and ecotoxicological research to the monitoring for water quality using the zebra mussel in a biological early warning system. In: Van der Velde, G., Bij de Vaate, A., and Rajagopal, S. (eds.), The Zebra Mussel in Europe. Weikersheim, Margraf Publishers, pp 279-284.

2002

Arndt, H., Borcherding, J., Kureck, A. (2002): The Ecology of Large Rivers – Preface. International Revue of Hydrobiology 87(2-3): 137

1998

Neumann, D., & Borcherding, J. (1998): Die Fischfauna des Niederrheins und seiner ehemaligen Auenlandschaft – Istzustand, ökologische Anpassungen und Vorschläge für zukünftige Maßnahmen. LÖBF-Mitteilungen, Nr. 2/98: 12-14

1993

Neumann, D., Borcherding, J. & Jantz, B. (1993): Growth and seasonal reproduction of Dreissena polymorpha in Rhine river and adjacent waters. - In: "Zebra mussels: biology, impacts, and control", T.F. Nalepa & D.W. Schloesser (eds.). Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton·Ann Arbor·London·Tokyo, pp 95-109
     

 

Applied research (selection)

2016

Borcherding, J., Gertzen,S. (2016): Invasive Grundeln im Rhein. Eine Analyse nach sechs Jahren intensiver Forschung. Natur in NRW 2/16: 39-43

Borcherding, J., Gertzen, S. (2016): Die aktuelle Fischbestandsdynamik am Rhein unter besonderer Berücksichtigung invasiver Grundeln.  Ergebnisbericht zum Forschungsprojekt, Fischereiverbandes Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V. (Hrsg.), Münster, 48 Seiten

2014

Borcherding, J. (2014): Der Nordseeschnäpel ist zurück im Rhein. Geglückte Wiederansiedlung einer ausgestorbenen Wanderfischart in NRW. Natur in NRW 4: 32-36

Kureck, A., Bieg, R., Wendeler, R., Borcherding, J. (2014): Fecunditiy of the mayfly Ephoron virgo (Olivier, 1791) (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcidae): A long-term study in the River Rhine. Limnologica 47: 1-6

2012

Borcherding, J. (2012): Invasive Grundeln – eine zweifelhafte „Erfolgsgeschichte“. DATZ 08: 34-37

2001

Borcherding, J (2001):  Zwei neue Schwebgarnelen (Crustacea: Mysidacea) in rheinangebundenen Nebengewässern am Unteren Niederrhein. In: Beiträge zur Gewässer- und Naturkunde Nordrhein-Westfalens. S. Kronsbein, D. Pasch & K. van de Weyer (Hrsg.), Natur am Niederrhein (N.F.) 16 (1,2): 138-141

1998

Borcherding, J., Barthold, K. & Becker, J. (1998): Entwicklungsnachweise für Brachytron pratense, Epitheca bimaculata, Libellula fulva und L. quadrimaculata (Odonata) in der Stopfenreuther Donauaue (Niederösterreich). Lauterbornia H. 33: 13-18

Borcherding, J. & Rehbach, R. (1998): Die Haffensche Landwehr – Ein Verbindungsgraben in der Rheinaue als überregional bedeutender Lebensraum heimischer Großmuscheln. LÖBF-Mitteilungen Nr. 2/98: 37-40

Bokranz, W., Neumann, D. & Borcherding, J. (1998): Der Komoran am Unteren Niederrhein – Untersuchungen zur Jagdstrategie und zum Beutefischspektrum. LÖBF-Mitteilungen, Nr. 2/98: 41-43

Hintzen, D., Bauerfeld, M. & Borcherding, J. (1998): Die Fischfauna in Grabensystemen des Deichhinterlands am Unteren Niederrhein - Ihre Bedeutung als Lebens- und Refugialraum für Fische. LÖBF-Mitteilungen Nr. 2/98, 31-34

1997

Borcherding, J. (1997): Die Libellenfauna als Bioindikator für den Zustand einer Kulturlandschaft. LÖBF-Mitteilungen 2/97: 48-53

Engels, S. & Borcherding, J. (1997): Die Sanierungsmaßnahmen an der Kerspetalsperre (NRW): Langzeituntersuchungen über die Veränderungen des Makrozoobenthos im Ablauf der Talsperre. In: Tagungsbericht 1996 (Schwedt), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Limnologie (DGL), Krefeld, S. 226-230

Molls, F. & Borcherding, J. (1997): Der Fischegel Cystobranchus respirans (Troschel 1850) am Unteren Niederrhein mit neuen Daten zur Phänologie und zum Wirtsfischspektrum. Lauterbornia 28: 37-44

1996

Borcherding, J. (1996): Möglichkeiten und Grenzen biologischer Frühwarnsysteme in der ökotoxikologischen Forschung und der kontinuierlichen Gewässerüberwachung dargestellt am Beispiel des Dreissena-Monitors. In: Tagungsbericht 1995 (Berlin), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Limnologie (DGL), Krefeld, S. 843-846

Faust, J. & Borcherding, J. (1996): Ökotoxikologische Untersuchungen mit dem Dreissena-Monitor - Zum Einfluß von Schwebstoffen auf die Toxizität verschiedener Substanzen. In: Tagungsbericht 1995 (Berlin), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Limnologie (DGL), Krefeld, S. 852-855

1995

Diedrich, A., Neumann, D. & Borcherding, J. (1995): Flora und Fauna in Gräben einer niederrheinischen Auenlandschaft - Auswirkungen von Grabenräumungen. Natur und Landschaft 70(6): 263-268