Chantal De Ridder

Chantal

About me

Position

Professor

Expertise

  1. Diversity
  2. Evolution
  3. Functional ecology
  4. Echinoids (Echinodermata)

Teaching

  1. Biogeography (BIOLF531)
  2. Zoologie 2 (BIOLF304)
  3. Biology of symbioses (BIOLF442)
  4. Marine Biology (Field course) (BIOL F 416)

Publications

De Ridder, C., Jangoux, M., & Impe, E. (2020). Food selection and absorption efficiency in the spatangoid echinoid, Echinocardium cordatum (Echinodermata). In B. F. Keegan & B. D. S. O’Connor (Eds.), Echinodermata (1st ed., pp. 245–251). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003079224-48
Jossart, Q., Terrana, L., De Ridder, C., Eeckhaut, I., Monteyne, D., & Caulier, G. (2020). To see or to smell: the role of vision in host-recognition by an ectoparasitic crab. Symbiosis, 80(1), 97–101. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13199-019-00657-9
Feral, J.-P., Poulin, E., De Ridder, C., & Saucede, T. (2019). A field guide to coastal echinoderms of the Kerguelen Islands. Zoosymposia, 15(1), 33–43. https://doi.org/10.11646/zoosymposia.15.1.6
Préat, A., De Ridder, C., & Gillan, D. (2018). Bacterial origin of the red pigmentation of Phanerozoic carbonate rocks: an integrated study of geology-biology-chemistry (Ernest Van den Broeck medallist lecture 2017). Geologica Belgica, 21(3–4), 167–175. https://doi.org/10.20341/gb.2018.010
Jossart, Q., De Ridder, C., Lessios, H. A., Bauwens, M., Motreuil, S., Rigaud, T., Wattier, R. A., & David, B. (2017). Highly contrasted population genetic structures in a host-parasite pair in the Caribbean Sea. Ecology and Evolution, 7(22), 9267–9280. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3413
De Bruyn, C., David, B., Motreuil, S., Caulier, G., Jossart, Q., Rigaud, T., & De Ridder, C. (2016). Should I stay or should I go? Causes and dynamics of host desertion by a parasitic crab living on echinoids. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 546, 163–171. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11616
Michel, L. N., David, B., Dubois, P., Lepoint, G., & De Ridder, C. (2016). Trophic plasticity of Antarctic echinoids under contrasted environmental conditions. Polar Biology, 39(5), 913–923. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-015-1873-y
David, B., Saucède, T., Chenuil, A., Steimetz, E., & De Ridder, C. (2016). The taxonomic challenge posed by the Antarctic echinoids Abatus bidens and Abatus cavernosus (Schizasteridae, Echinoidea). Polar Biology, 39(5), 897–912. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-015-1842-5
Gutt, J., Alvaro, M. C., Barco, A., Böhmer, A., Bracher, A., David, B., De Ridder, C., Dorschel, B., Eléaume, M., Janussen, D., Kersken, D., López-González, P. J., Martínez-Baraldés, I., Schröder, M., Segelken-Voigt, A., & Teixidó, N. (2016). Macroepibenthic communities at the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, an ecological survey at different spatial scales. Polar Biology, 39(5), 829–849. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-015-1797-6
Collard, M., De Ridder, C., David, B., Dehairs, F., & Dubois, P. (2015). Could the acid-base status of Antarctic sea urchins indicate a better-than-expected resilience to near-future ocean acidification? Global Change Biology, 21(2), 605–617. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12735
Collard, M., De Ridder, C., David, B., Dehairs, F., & Dubois, P. (2015). Could the acid-base status of Antarctic sea urchins indicate a better-than-expected resilience to near-future ocean acidification? Global Change Biology, 21(2), 605–617. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12735
Jossart, Q., Wattier, R. A., Kastally, C., Aron, S., David, B., De Ridder, C., & Rigaud, T. (2014). Genetic Evidence Confirms Polygamous Mating System in a Crustacean Parasite with Multiple Hosts. PLoS ONE, 9(3), e90680. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0090680
Jossart, Q., Wattier, R. A., Kastally, C., Aron, S., David, B., De Ridder, C., & Rigaud, T. (2014). Genetic Evidence Confirms Polygamous Mating System in a Crustacean Parasite with Multiple Hosts. PLoS ONE, 9(3), e90680. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0090680
Lecointre, G., Améziane, N., Boisselier, M.-C., Bonillo, C., Busson, F., Causse, R., Chenuil, A., Couloux, A., Coutanceau, J.-P., Cruaud, C., d’Acoz, C. d’Udekem, De Ridder, C., Denys, G., Dettaï, A., Duhamel, G., Eléaume, M., Féral, J.-P., Gallut, C., Havermans, C., … David, B. (2013). Is the Species Flock Concept Operational? The Antarctic Shelf Case. PLoS ONE, 8(8), e68787. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0068787
Lecointre, G., Améziane, N., Boisselier, M.-C., Bonillo, C., Busson, F., Causse, R., Chenuil, A., Couloux, A., Coutanceau, J.-P., Cruaud, C., d’Acoz, C. d’Udekem, De Ridder, C., Denys, G., Dettaï, A., Duhamel, G., Eléaume, M., Féral, J.-P., Gallut, C., Havermans, C., … David, B. (2013). Is the Species Flock Concept Operational? The Antarctic Shelf Case. PLoS ONE, 8(8), e68787. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0068787
Jossart, Q., David, B., De Bruyn, C., De Ridder, C., Rigaud, T., & Wattier, R. (2013). No evidence of host specialization in a parasitic pea-crab exploiting two echinoid hosts. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 475, 167–176. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps10131
Jossart, Q., David, B., De Bruyn, C., De Ridder, C., Rigaud, T., & Wattier, R. (2013). No evidence of host specialization in a parasitic pea-crab exploiting two echinoid hosts. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 475, 167–176. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps10131
Catarino, A. I., De Ridder, C., Gonzalez, M., Gallardo, P., & Dubois, P. (2012). Sea urchin Arbacia dufresnei (Blainville 1825) larvae response to ocean acidification. Polar Biology, 35(3), 455–461. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-011-1074-2
Catarino, A. I., De Ridder, C., Gonzalez, M., Gallardo, P., & Dubois, P. (2012). Sea urchin Arbacia dufresnei (Blainville 1825) larvae response to ocean acidification. Polar Biology, 35(3), 455–461. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-011-1074-2
Rolet, G., Ziegler, A., & De Ridder, C. (2012). Presence of a seawater-filled caecum in Echinocardium cordatum (Echinoidea: Spatangoida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 92(2), 379–385. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315411001433
Rolet, G., Ziegler, A., & De Ridder, C. (2012). Presence of a seawater-filled caecum in Echinocardium cordatum (Echinoidea: Spatangoida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 92(2), 379–385. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315411001433
Rolet, G., Ziegler, A., & De Ridder, C. (2012). Presence of a seawater-filled caecum in Echinocardium cordatum (Echinoidea: Spatangoida). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 92(2), 379–385. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315411001433
Ingels, J., Vanreusel, A., Brandt, A., Catarino, A. I., David, B., De Ridder, C., Dubois, P., Gooday, A. J., Martin, P., Pasotti, F., & Robert, H. (2012). Possible effects of global environmental changes on Antarctic benthos: a synthesis across five major taxa: Possible Effects of Global Environmental Changes on Antarctic Benthos. Ecology and Evolution, 2(2), 453–485. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.96
Ingels, J., Vanreusel, A., Brandt, A., Catarino, A. I., David, B., De Ridder, C., Dubois, P., Gooday, A. J., Martin, P., Pasotti, F., & Robert, H. (2012). Possible effects of global environmental changes on Antarctic benthos: a synthesis across five major taxa: Possible Effects of Global Environmental Changes on Antarctic Benthos. Ecology and Evolution, 2(2), 453–485. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.96
De Bruyn, C., De Ridder, C., Rigaud, T., & David, B. (2011). Chemical host detection and differential attraction in a parasitic pea crab infecting two echinoids. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 397(2), 173–178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2010.12.005
De Bruyn, C., De Ridder, C., Rigaud, T., & David, B. (2011). Chemical host detection and differential attraction in a parasitic pea crab infecting two echinoids. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 397(2), 173–178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2010.12.005
De Bruyn, C., De Ridder, C., Rigaud, T., & David, B. (2011). Chemical host detection and differential attraction in a parasitic pea crab infecting two echinoids. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 397(2), 173–178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2010.12.005
Hardy, C., David, B., Rigaud, T., De Ridder, C., & Saucède, T. (2011). Ectosymbiosis associated with cidaroids (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) promotes benthic colonization of the seafloor in the Larsen Embayments, Western Antarctica. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58(1–2), 84–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.05.025
Hardy, C., David, B., Rigaud, T., De Ridder, C., & Saucède, T. (2011). Ectosymbiosis associated with cidaroids (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) promotes benthic colonization of the seafloor in the Larsen Embayments, Western Antarctica. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58(1–2), 84–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.05.025
Hardy, C., David, B., Rigaud, T., De Ridder, C., & Saucède, T. (2011). Ectosymbiosis associated with cidaroids (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) promotes benthic colonization of the seafloor in the Larsen Embayments, Western Antarctica. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58(1–2), 84–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.05.025
Hardy, C., David, B., Rigaud, T., De Ridder, C., & Saucède, T. (2011). Ectosymbiosis associated with cidaroids (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) promotes benthic colonization of the seafloor in the Larsen Embayments, Western Antarctica. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58(1–2), 84–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.05.025
Préat, A. R., De Jong, J. T. M., De Ridder, C., & Gillan, D. C. (2011). Possible Fe Isotope Fractionation During Microbiological Processing in Ancient and Modern Marine Environments. In V. Tewari & J. Seckbach (Eds.), STROMATOLITES: Interaction of Microbes with Sediments (Vol. 18, pp. 651–673). Springer Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-0397-1_29
De Bruyn, C., David, B., De Ridder, C., & Rigaud, T. (2010). Asymmetric exploitation of two echinoid host species by a parasitic pea crab and its consequences for the parasitic life cycle. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 398, 183–191. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps08315
De Bruyn, C., David, B., De Ridder, C., & Rigaud, T. (2010). Asymmetric exploitation of two echinoid host species by a parasitic pea crab and its consequences for the parasitic life cycle. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 398, 183–191. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps08315
Molecular Ecology Resources Primer Development Consortium, Anderson, C. M., Aparicio, G. J., Atangana, A. R., Beaulieu, J., Bruford, M. W., Cain, F., Campos, T., Cariani, A., Carvalho, M. A., Chen, N., Chen, P. P., Clamens, A.-L., Clark, A. M., Coeur D’Acier, A., Connolly, P., Cordero-Rivera, A., Coughlan, J. P., Cross, T. S., … Zucchi, M. I. (2010). Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 December 2009-31 January 2010. Molecular Ecology Resources, 10(3), 576–579. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-0998.2010.02851.x
Ziegler, A., Mooi, R., Rolet, G., & De Ridder, C. (2010). Origin and evolutionary plasticity of the gastric caecum in sea urchins (Echinodermata: Echinoidea). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10(1), 313. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2148-10-313
De Bruyn, C., Rigaud, T., David, B., & De Ridder, C. (2009). Symbiosis between the pea crab Dissodactylus primitivus and its echinoid host Meoma ventricosa: potential consequences for the crab mating system. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 375, 173–183. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps07733
De Bruyn, C., Rigaud, T., David, B., & De Ridder, C. (2009). Symbiosis between the pea crab Dissodactylus primitivus and its echinoid host Meoma ventricosa: potential consequences for the crab mating system. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 375, 173–183. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps07733
De Bruyn, C., Rigaud, T., David, B., & De Ridder, C. (2009). Symbiosis between the pea crab Dissodactylus primitivus and its echinoid host Meoma ventricosa: potential consequences for the crab mating system. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 375, 173–183. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps07733
David, B., Stock, S. R., De Carlo, F., Hétérier, V., & De Ridder, C. (2009). Microstructures of Antarctic cidaroid spines: diversity of shapes and ectosymbiont attachments. Marine Biology, 156(8), 1559–1572. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-009-1192-3
David, B., Stock, S. R., De Carlo, F., Hétérier, V., & De Ridder, C. (2009). Microstructures of Antarctic cidaroid spines: diversity of shapes and ectosymbiont attachments. Marine Biology, 156(8), 1559–1572. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-009-1192-3
David, B., Stock, S. R., De Carlo, F., Hétérier, V., & De Ridder, C. (2009). Microstructures of Antarctic cidaroid spines: diversity of shapes and ectosymbiont attachments. Marine Biology, 156(8), 1559–1572. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-009-1192-3
Hétérier, V., David, B., De Ridder, C., & Rigaud, T. (2008). Ectosymbiosis is a critical factor in the local benthic biodiversity of the Antarctic deep sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 364, 67–76. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps07487
Hétérier, V., David, B., De Ridder, C., & Rigaud, T. (2008). Ectosymbiosis is a critical factor in the local benthic biodiversity of the Antarctic deep sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 364, 67–76. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps07487
da Silva, S. G., Gillan, D. C., Dubilier, N., & De Ridder, C. (2006). Characterization by 16S rRNA gene analysis and in situ hybridization of bacteria living in the hindgut of a deposit-feeding echinoid (Echinodermata). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 86(5), 1209–1213. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315406014202
da Silva, S. G., Gillan, D. C., Dubilier, N., & De Ridder, C. (2006). Characterization by 16S rRNA gene analysis and in situ hybridization of bacteria living in the hindgut of a deposit-feeding echinoid (Echinodermata). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 86(5), 1209–1213. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315406014202
da Silva, S. G., Gillan, D. C., Dubilier, N., & De Ridder, C. (2006). Characterization by 16S rRNA gene analysis and in situ hybridization of bacteria living in the hindgut of a deposit-feeding echinoid (Echinodermata). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 86(5), 1209–1213. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315406014202

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