Dr. Benjamin Schreiber

Former member Fish and Freshwater Ecology
Contact
Building G; Room 114

Research Interests

  • Aquatic Ecotoxicology
  • Fish Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Aquaculture

Current Research Project

  • Conservation program for the threatened freshwater fish species Misgurnus fossilis - Improving the rearing conditions in a semi-intensive aquacultural system, studying the early life history and exploring possible threats posed by sediment-associated contaminants. (more Info)

Academic History

  • since 06/2013
    PhD student at the Institute of Environmental Sciences, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
  • 03/2012 – 06/2013
    Diploma Thesis at the Institute of Environmental Sciences, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany: Studying water hardness as a factor influencing mortality of zebrafish (Danio rerio) during chemical marking with oxytetracycline and establishing an experimental design to investigate postmarking stress sensitivity of allis shad larvae (Alosa alosa) after chemical marking with alizarin red S.
  • 10/2006 – 03/2012
    Study of Environmental Sciences, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany

Publications

peer-reviewed articles

    • Schreiber, B., Petrenz, M., Monka, J., Drozd, B., Hollert, H., Schulz, R. 2017. Weatherfish (Misgurnus fossilis) as a new species for toxicity testing? Aquatic Toxicology. 183: 46-53. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.12.006
    • Schreiber, B., Monka, J., Drozd, B., Hundt, M., Weiss, M., Oswald, T., Gergs, R., Schulz, R. 2016. Thermal requirements for growth, survival and aerobic performance of weatherfish larvae Misgurnus fossilis. Journal of Fish Biology. 90 (4): 1597-1608. doi: 10.1111/jfb.13261
    • Schmidt, T., Löb, C., Schreiber, B., Schulz, R. 2016. A Pitfall with PIT Tags: Reduced Detection Efficiency of Half-Duplex Passive Integrated Transponders in Groups of Marked Fish, North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 36 (4): 951-957. doi: 10.1080/02755947.2016.1173143
    • Hundt, M., Schreiber, B., Eckmann, R., Lunestad, B.T., Wünneman, H., Schulz, R. 2015. The Effect of Water Hardness on Mortality of Zebrafish (Danio rerio) During Exposure to Oxytetracycline. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. doi: 10.1007/s00128-015-1699-x
    • Hundt, M, Schiffer, M, Weiss, M, Schreiber, B, Eckmann, R, Kreiss, CM, Schulz, R, Gergs, R. 2015. Effect of temperature on growth, survival and respiratory rate of larval Allis shad Alosa alosa. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems. doi: 10.1051/kmae/2015023
    • Crago, Jordan, Tran, K., Budicin, A., Schreiber, B., Lavado, R., Schlenk, D. 2015. Exploring the Impacts of Two Separate Mixtures of Pesticide and Surfactants on Estrogenic Activity in Male Fathead Minnows and Rainbow Trout. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 68 (2): 362-370.

        Conference Contributions

        • Schreiber, B., Fischer, J., Petrenz, M., Monka, J., Schiwy, S., Hollert, H., Schulz, R.: Weatherfish embryos (Misgurnus fossilis) as potential alternative for sediment toxicity testing. Fish and Amphibian Embryos as Alternative Models in Toxicology and Teratology (Paris, France), 2016, oral & poster presentation
        • Schreiber, B., Korte, E., Monka, J., Petrenz, M., Fischer, J., Hundt, M., Schmidt, T., Stoll, S., Gergs, R., Schulz, R.: Untersuchungen zur Wiederansiedlung des Schlammpeitzgers (Misgurnus fossilis). DGL-Tagung (Vienna, Austria), 2016, oral presentation
        • Schreiber, B., Monka, J., Hundt, M., Weiss, M.,Gergs, R., Schulz, R.: The effects of Temperature on Growth, Survival, and Aerobic Scope of European Weatherfish Larvae (Misgurnus fossilis). 39th Annual Larval Fish Conference (Vienna, Austria), 2015, poster presentation
        • Schreiber, B., Petrenz, M. Fischer, J. Gergs, R., Hollert, H., Schulz, R.: Das Gefährdungspotential von sedimentassoziierten Schadstoffen für eine bedrohte benthische Fischart - Bedroht der Schlamm den Schlammpeitzger (Misgurnus fossilis)?. DGL-Tagung 2015 (Essen, Germany), 2015, oral presentation
        • Schreiber, B., Löb, C., Noß, C., Schmidt, T.: Effektivität der Detektion von Passiven Integrierten Transpondern (PIT-Tags) zur Erfassung von Fischbewegungen in kleinen Gruppen: I. Mögliche Grenzen einer etablierten Technologie. DGL–Tagung 2011 (Freising, Germany), 2011, poster presentation
        • Löb, C., Schreiber, B., Noß, C., Schmidt, T.: Effektivität der Detektion von Passiven Integrierten Transpondern (PIT-Tags) zur Erfassung von Fischbewegungen in kleinen Gruppen: II. Was beeinflußt die Detektionswahrscheinlichkeit? DGL–Tagung 2011 (Freising, Germany), 2011, poster presentation
        • Schreiber, B., Lavado, R., Schlenk, D.: Evaluating the Estrogenic Activities of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid, Alkylphenol Polyethoxylates and the Binary Mixture in Rainbow Trout and Fathead Minnow Using a Quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay. SETAC-GLB Jahrestagung (Landau, Germany), 2011, poster presentation

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