2024 / in press

Dijoux S.*, Pichon N.A., Sentis A. & Boukal D. S. (2024) Body size and trophic position determine the outcomes of species invasions along temperature and productivity gradients. Ecology Letters 27, e14310. * = (former) PhD student. [DOI link]

Duchet C., Grabicová K., Kolar V., Lepšová O., Švecová H., Csercsa A.Zdvihalová L., Randák T. & Boukal D.S. (2024) Combined effects of climate warming and pharmaceuticals on a tri-trophic food web. Water Research 250, 121053. [DOI link]

Grabicová K., Duchet C., Švecová H., Randák T., Boukal D.S., Grabic R. (2024) The effect of warming and seasonality on bioaccumulation of selected pharmaceuticals in freshwater invertebrates. Water Research. [accepted]

Mocq J., Dekanová V.Boukal D.S. (2024) Length-mass allometries of the larvae of aquatic dipterans: differences between taxa, morphological traits and methods. Journal of Insect Science 24, 10. [open access]


Carreira B.M., Kolář V., Chmelová E., Jan J.R., Adaševic J., Landeira-Dabarca A., Vebrová L., Poláková V., Horká P., Otáhalová Š., Musilová Z., Borovec J., Tropek R. & Boukal D.S. (2023) Bioaccumulation of chemical elements at post-industrial freshwater sites varies predictably between habitats, elements and taxa: A power law approach. Science of the Total Environment 901, 165794. [DOI link]

Duchet C., Hou F., Sinclair C.A., Tian Z.Y., Kraft A., Kolar V., Kolodziej E.P. & Stark J.D. (2023) Neonicotinoid mixture alters trophic interactions in a freshwater aquatic invertebrate community. Science of the Total Environment 897, 165419. [DOI link]

Duchet C., Mitchell C.J., McIntyre J.K. & Stark J.D. (2023) Chronic toxicity of three formulations of neonicotinoid insecticides and their mixture on two daphniid species: Daphnia magna and Ceriodaphnia dubiaAquatic Toxicology 254, 106351. [DOI link]

Kolar V., Chmelová E., Bílková M., Borovec J., Carreira B.M., Černý M., Ditrich T., Horká P., Hrivniak L., Hrubý F., Jan J.R., Landeira-Dabarca A., Lepšová-Skácelová O., Musilová Z., Otáhalová Š., Poláková V., Polášková V., Sacherová V., Špaček J., Sroka P., Vebrová L.Boukal D.S. & Tropek R. (2023) Muddying the unexplored post-industrial waters: Biodiversity and conservation potential of freshwater habitats in fly ash sedimentation lagoons. Science of the Total Environment 900, 165803. [DOI link]

Kolar V.*, Francová K., Vrba J., Grill S. & Boukal D.S. (2023) Widespread long-term declines of littoral areas in protected and unprotected Czech fishponds. Ecological Engineering 194, 107042. * = (former) PhD student. [DOI link]

Mollet F.M., Enberg L., Boukal D. S., Rijnsdorp A.D. & Dieckmann U. (2023) An evolutionary explanation of female-biased sexual size dimorphism in North Sea plaice, Pleuronectes platessa L. Ecology and Evolution 13, e8070. [open access]

Sentis A., Kaunisto K., Chari L., Morrill A., Popova O., Pomeranz J., Boukal D.S., Tüzün N. & Stoks R. (2023) Odonata trophic ecology. Pp. 219–232 in: Córdoba-Aguilar A., Beatty C.D. & Bried J.T. (Eds.) Dragonflies and Damselflies. 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press. [DOI link]

Tesfaye M., Souza A.T., Soukalová K., Šmejkal M., Hejzlar J., Prchalová M., Říha M., Muška M., Vašek M., Frouzová J., Blabolil P., Boukal D. S. & Kubečka J. (2023) Somatic growth of pikeperch (Stizostedion lucioperca) in relation to variation in temperature and eutrophication in a Central Europe Lake. Fisheries Research 267, 106824. [open access]


Kodada J., Boukal D. S., Vďačný P., Goffová K. & Ondrejková K. (2022) Elmidae of Sarawak: the genus Potamophilus Germar, 1811, with a description of P. kelabitensis sp. nov. (Insecta: Coleoptera). European Journal of Taxonomy 806, 1–18. [open access]

Másílková M., Boukal D., Ash H., Buchanan-Smith H.M. & Konečná M. (2022) Linking personality traits and reproductive success in common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus). Scientific Reports 12, 13341. [open access]

Soukup P. R.*, Näslund J., Höjesjö J. & Boukal D. S. (2022) From individuals to communities: Habitat complexity affects all levels of organization in aquatic environments. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water 9, e1575. * = PhD student. [DOI link]

Sroka P., Bojková J. & Kolář V. (2022) Mayfly Ephemera glaucops (Ephemeroptera, Ephemeridae) recorded in the Czech Republic after almost a century. Biodiversity Data Journal 10, e90950. [DOI link]

Šupina J., Bojková J. & Boukal D. S. (2022) Environmental stressors alter multiple determinants of individual reproductive output in the acid‐tolerant mayfly Leptophlebia vespertinaEcological Entomology 47, 488-500. [DOI link]

Tapkir S., Boukal D. S., Kalous L., Bartoň D., Souza A.T., Kolář V., Soukalová K., Duchet C., Gottwald M. & Smejkal M. (2022) Invasive gibel carp (Carassius gibelio) outperforms threatened native crucian carp (Carassius carassius) in growth rate and effectiveness of resource use: Field and experimental evidence. Aquatic Conservation - Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 32, 1901-1912. [DOI link]

Yıldız D., Yalçın G., Jovanović B., Boukal D.S., Vebrová L.*, Riha D.*, ... & Beklioglu M. (2022) Effects of a microplastic mixture differ across trophic levels and taxa in a freshwater food web: In situ mesocosm experiment. Science of The Total Environment 836, 155407. * = PhD students. [DOI link]


Dijoux S.* & Boukal D. S. (2021) Community structure and collapses in multi-channel food webs: role of consumer body sizes and mesohabitat productivities. Ecology Letters 24, 1607-1618. * = PhD student. [DOI link]

Gvoždík L. & Boukal D. S. (2021) Impacts of predator-induced behavioural plasticity on the temperature dependence of predator–prey activity and population dynamics. Journal of Animal Ecology 90, 503-514. [DOI link]

Chmelová E., Kolář V., Jan J., Carreira B. M., Landeira-Dabarca A., Otáhalová Š., Poláková M., Vebrová L.*, Borovec J., Boukal D. S. & Tropek R. (2021) Valuable Secondary Habitats or Hazardous Ecological Traps? Environmental Risk Assessment of Minor and Trace Elements in Fly Ash Deposits across the Czech Republic. Sustainability 13, 10385. * = PhD student. [open access]

Kolar V., Tichanek F. & Tropek R. (2021) Evidence‐based restoration of freshwater biodiversity after mining: Experience from Central European spoil heaps. Journal of Applied Ecology 58(9), 1921-1932. [DOI link]

Kolar V.*, Vlašánek P. & Boukal D. S. (2021) The influence of successional stage on local odonate communities in man-made standing waters. Ecological Engineering 173, 106440. * = PhD student. [DOI link]

Lennox R.J., Samuel W., Souza A. T. , Šmejkal M., Říha M., Prchalová M., ... Boukal D. S., ... Arlinghaus R. (2021) A role for lakes in revealing the nature of animal movement using high dimensional telemetry systems. Movement Ecology 9, 1-28. [open access]

Mocq J.#, Soukup P. R.*#, Näslund J. & Boukal D. S. (2021) Disentangling the nonlinear effects of habitat complexity on functional responses. Journal of Animal Ecology 90, 1525-1537. * = PhD student, # = equal contribution. [DOI link]

Backhaus L., Albert G., Cuchietti A., ... Kolář V., ... García Medina N. (2021) Shift from trait convergence to divergence along old‐field succession. Journal of Vegetation Science 32, e12986. [DOI link]


Kolar V.* & Boukal D. S. (2020) Habitat preferences of the endangered diving beetle Graphoderus bilineatus: implications for conservation management. Insect Conservation and Diversity 13, 480-494. * = PhD student. [DOI link]

Pilotto F., Kühn I., Adrian R., Alber R., Alignier R., Andrews C., ... Boukal D. S. ... & Haase P. (2020) Meta-analysis of multidecadal biodiversity trends in Europe. Nature Communications 11, 3486. [open access]

Souza A.T., Soukalová K., Děd V., Šmejkal M., Blabolil P., ... Boukal D. S. & Kubečka J. (2020) Ontogenetic and interpopulation differences in otolith shape of the European perch (Perca fluviatilis). Fisheries Research 230, 105673. [DOI link]

Šupina J., Bojková J. & Boukal D. S. (2020) Warming erodes individual-level variability in life history responses to predation risk in larvae of the mayfly Cloeon dipterumFreshwater Biology 65, 2211–2223. [DOI link]

Znachor P., Nedoma J., Hejzlar J., Seďa J., Komárková J., Kolář V., Mrkvička T. & Boukal D. S. (2020) Changing environmental conditions underpin long-term patterns of phytoplankton in a freshwater reservoir. Science of the Total Environment 710, 135626. [DOI link]


Boukal D. S., Bideault A., Carreira B. M. & Sentis A. (2019) Species interactions under climate change: connecting kinetic effects of temperature on individuals to community dynamics. Current Opinion in Insect Science 35, 88-95. [DOI link]

Dudová P.*, Boukal D. S., Klecka J. (2019) Prey selectivity and the effect of diet on growth and development of a dragonfly, Sympetrum sanguineumPeer J 7, e7881. * = MSc student co-supervised by JK and DSB. [open access]

Juračka P., Dobiáš J., Boukal D. S., Šorf M., Beran L., Černý M. & Petrusek A. (2019) Spatial context strongly affects community composition of both passively and actively dispersing pool invertebrates in a highly heterogeneous landscape. Freshwater Biology 64, 2093–2106. [DOI link]

Kolar V.*, Boukal D. S. & Sentis A. (2019) Predation risk and habitat complexity modify intermediate predator feeding rates and energetic efficiencies in a tri-trophic system. Freshwater Biology 64, 1480–1491. * = PhD student. [DOI link]

L. Veselý, Boukal D. S., M. Buřič, I. Kuklina, M. Fořt, ... & Sentis A. (2019) Temperature and prey density jointly influence trophic and non-trophic interactions in multiple predator communities. Freshwater Biology 64, 1984–1993. [DOI link]

Mikoláš M., Svitok M., Teodosiu M., Nagel T. A. & Svoboda M. (2019) Land use planning based on the connectivity of tree species does not ensure the conservation of forest biodiversity. Land Use Policy 83, 63–65. [DOI link]

Lürig M. D., Best R. J., Svitok M., Jokela J. & Matthews B. (2019) The  role of plasticity in the evolution of cryptic pigmentation in a  freshwater isopod. Journal of Animal Ecology 88, 612–623. [DOI link]

Brown J.J., Mennicken S., Massante J. C., Dijoux S., Telea A., ... & de Bello F. (2019) A novel method to predict dark diversity using unconstrained ordination analysis. Journal of Vegetation Science 30, 610-619. [DOI link]


Bútora Ľ., Lešo P., Kociková K., Kropil R. & Svitok M. (2018) Sexual dimorphism of craniological characters in the European badger Meles meles (Carnivora, Mustelidae) from the Western Carpathians. Folia Zoologica 67, 220-230. [open access]

Polášek M., Godunko R. J., Rutschmann S., Svitok M., Novikmec M. & Zahrádková S. (2018) Integrative taxonomy of genus Electrogena (Ephemeroptera: Heptageniidae): the role of innovative morphological analyses for species delimitation. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 76, 449-462. [open access]

Svitok M., Novikmec M., Hamerlík L., Kochjarová J., Oťaheľová H., Paľove-Balang P., Senko D., Matúšová Z., Bubíková K. & Hrivnák R. (2018) Test of the efficiency of environmental surrogates for the conservation prioritization of ponds based on macrophytes. Ecological Indicators 95, 606-614. [DOI link]

Kozák D., Mikoláš M., Svitok M., Bače R., Paillet Y., ... & Svoboda M. (2018) Profile of tree-related microhabitats in European primary beech-dominated forests. Forest Ecology and Management 429, 363-374. [DOI link]

Korňan M. & Svitok M. (2018) Pairwise null model analysis of temporal patterns of bird assemblages contradict the assumptions of competition theory. Basic and Applied Ecology 31, 72-81. [DOI link]

Sochuliaková L., Sienkiewicz E., Hamerlík L., Svitok M., Fidlerová D. & Bitušík P. (2018) Reconstructing the trophic history of an alpine lake (High Tatra Mts.) using subfossil diatoms: disentangling the effects of climate and human influence. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 229, 289. [open access]

Vician V., Svitok M., Michalková E., Lukáčik I. & Stašiov S. (2018) Influence of tree species and soil properties on ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) communities. Acta Oecologica 91, 120-126. [DOI link]

Litavský J., Stašiov S., Svitok M., Michalková E., Majzlan O., Žarnovičan H. & Fedor P. (2018) Epigean communities of harvestmen (Opiliones) in Pannonian Basin floodplain forests: an interaction with environmental parameters. Biologia 73, 753-763. [open access]

Vebrová L., van Nieuwenhuijzen A., Kolář V. & Boukal D. S. (2018) Seasonality and weather conditions jointly drive flight activity patterns of aquatic and terrestrial chironomids. BMC Ecology 18(1), 19. [open access]

Sentis A. & Boukal D. S. (2018) On the use of functional responses to quantify emergent multiple predator effects. Scientific Reports 8(1), 11787. [open access]

Znachor P., Nedoma J., Hejzlar J., Seďa J., Kopáček J., Boukal D. & Mrkvička T. (2018) Multiple long-term trends and trend reversals dominate environmental conditions in a man-made freshwater reservoir. Science of The Total Environment 624, 24-33. [DOI link]


Bartoňová A., Kolář V., Marešová J., Šašić M., Šlancarová J., Sucháček P., Konvička M. (2017) Isolated Asian steppe element in the Balkans: habitats of Proterebia afra (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) and associated butterfly communities. Journal of Insect Conservation 21, 559-571. [DOI link]

Kolář V., Tichánek F., Tropek R. (2017) Effect of different restoration approaches on two species of newts (Amphibia: Caudata) in Central European lignite spoil heaps. Ecological Engineering 99, 310-315. [DOI link]

Veselý L., Boukal D. S., Buřič M., Kozák P., Kouba A., & Sentis A. (2017) Effects of prey density, temperature and predator diversity on nonconsumptive predator-driven mortality in a freshwater food web. Scientific Reports 7(1), 18075. [open access]

Sentis A., Binzer A. & Boukal D. S. (2017) Temperature‐size responses alter food chain persistence across environmental gradients. Ecology Letters 20(7), 852-862. [DOI link]

Sentis A., Gémard C.*, Jaugeon B.* & Boukal D. S. (2017) Predator diversity and environmental change modify the strengths of trophic and nontrophic interactions. Global Change Biology 23(7), 2629-2640. * = student interns. [DOI link]

Blabolil P., Boukal D. S., Ricard D., Kubečka J., Říha M., Vašek M., ... & Muška M. (2017) Optimal gillnet sampling design for the estimation of fish community indicators in heterogeneous freshwater ecosystems. Ecological indicators 77, 368-376. [DOI link]

Hájek J., & Boukal D. S. (2017) Book review: DIVING BEETLES OF THE WORLD. SYSTEMATICS AND BIOLOGY OF THE DYTISCIDAE. European Journal of Entomology 114, 332. 

Blabolil, P., Říha, M., Ricard, D., Peterka, J., Prchalová, M., Vašek, M., ... Boukal D.S., ... & Kubečka J. (2017) A simple fish-based approach to assess the ecological quality of freshwater reservoirs in Central Europe. Knowledge & Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 418, 53. [open access]


Sroka P., Klecka J.* & Boukal D. S. (2016) Spatial heterogeneity and habitat permanence affect community assembly, structure and phenology of mayflies (Ephemeroptera) in sandpit pools. Zoosymposia 11, 205-218. * = (former) PhD student. [DOI link]

Šupina J., Bojková J. & Boukal D. S. (2016) Influence of food availability, predation risk and initial body size on growth and maturation of Cloeon dipterum (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae). Zoosymposia 11, 53-64. [DOI link]

Ditrich T. & Boukal D. S. (2016) Relative male and female contributions to the supercooling point of their offspring in Microvelia reticulata (Heteroptera: Veliidae). Entomological Science 19(3), 222-227. [DOI link]

Kubečka J., Boukal D. S., Čech M., Hickley P., Kitchell J. F., Ricard D., ... & Welcomme R. (2016) Ecology and ecological quality of fish in lakes and reservoirs. Fisheries Research 173, 1-3. [editorial, DOI link]

Blabolil P., Ricard D., Peterka J., Říha M., Jůza T., Vašek M., ... Boukal D. S. & Kubečka J. (2016) Predicting asp and pikeperch recruitment in a riverine reservoir. Fisheries Research 173, 45-52. [DOI link]

Patoka J., Buřič M., Kolář V., Bláha M., Petrtýl M., Franta P., Tropek R., Kalous L., Petrusek A., Kouba A. (2016) Predictions of marbled crayfish establishment in conurbations fulfilled: evidences from the Czech Republic. Biologia 71, 1380-1385. [DOI link]


Sentis A., Morisson J.* & Boukal D. S. (2015) Thermal acclimation modulates the impacts of temperature and enrichment on trophic interaction strengths and population dynamics. Global Change Biology 21, 3290-3298. * = student intern. [DOI link]

Boukal D. S., Ditrich T., Kutcherov D., Sroka P., Dudová P.*, & Papáček M. (2015) Analyses of developmental rate isomorphy in ectotherms: introducing the Dirichlet regression. PloS ONE 10, e0129341. * = master student. [open access]


Boukal D. S., Dieckmann U., Enberg K., Heino M. & Jørgensen C. (2014) Life-history implications of the allometric scaling of growth. Journal of Theoretical Biology 359, 199-207. [DOI link]

Klecka J.* & Boukal D. S. (2014) The effect of habitat structure on prey mortality depends on predator and prey microhabitat use. Oecologia 176, 183-191. * = PhD student. [DOI link]

Boukal D. S. (2014) Trait-and size-based descriptions of trophic links in freshwater food webs: current status and perspectives. Journal of Limnology 73, s1. [DOI link]

Laugen A. T., Engelhard G. H., Whitlock R., Arlinghaus R., Dankel D. J., Dunlop E. S., ... Boukal D.S. ... & Dieckmann U. (2014) Evolutionary impact assessment: accounting for evolutionary consequences of fishing in an ecosystem approach to fisheries management. Fish and Fisheries 15, 65-96. [DOI link]


Klecka J.* & Boukal D. S. (2013) Foraging and vulnerability traits modify predator–prey body mass allometry: freshwater macroinvertebrates as a case study. Journal of Animal Ecology 82, 1031-1041. * = PhD student. [DOI link]

Boukal D. S. (2013) Book review: HYDRAENIDAE (COLEOPTERA). WORLD CATALOGUE OF INSECTS VOL. 1. European Journal of Entomology 96, 450. 

Boukal D. S. (2013) Book review: HYDROPHILOIDEA S. STR. (COLEOPTERA). WORLD CATALOGUE OF INSECTS VOL. 2. European Journal of Entomology 97, 362. 

Hájek J., & Boukal D. S. (2013) Book review: NILSSON AN: DYTISCIDAE (COLEOPTERA). European Journal of Entomology 99, 426. 

Boukal D. (2013) Book review: AQUATIC INSECTS: CHALLENGES TO POPULATIONS. European Journal of Entomology 110, 544.

Heino M., Baulier L., Boukal D. S., Ernande B., Johnston F. D., Mollet F. M., ... & Arlinghaus R. (2013) Can fisheries-induced evolution shift reference points for fisheries management?. ICES Journal of Marine Science 70, 707-721. [DOI link]

Vašek, M., Prchalová, M., Peterka, J., Ketelaars, H. A., Wagenvoort, A. J., Čech, M., ... Boukal D.S. ... & Mrkvička, T. (2013) The utility of predatory fish in biomanipulation of deep reservoirs. Ecological Engineering 52, 104-111. [DOI link]


Klecka J.* & Boukal D. S. (2012) Who eats whom in a pool? A comparative study of prey selectivity by predatory aquatic insects. PLoS ONE 7, e37741.  * = PhD student. [open access]

Boukal D. S., Jankovský M., Kubečka J., & Heino M. (2012) Stock–catch analysis of carp recreational fisheries in Czech reservoirs: Insights into fish survival, water body productivity and impact of extreme events. Fisheries Research 119, 23-32. [DOI link]

Enberg K., Jørgensen C., Dunlop E. S., Varpe Ø., Boukal D. S., Baulier L., ... & Heino, M. (2012) Fishing‐induced evolution of growth: concepts, mechanisms and the empirical evidence. Marine Ecology - An Evolutionary Perspective 33(1), 1-25. [DOI link]


Jankovský M., Boukal D. S., Pivnička K. & Kubečka J. (2011) Tracing possible drivers of synchronously fluctuating species catches in individual logbook data. Fisheries Management and Ecology 18, 297-306. [DOI link]

Klecka J.* & Boukal D. S. (2011) Lazy ecologist's guide to water beetle diversity: Which sampling methods are the best? Ecological Indicators 11, 500-508.  * = PhD student. [DOI link]

2010 and older - selected papers

Boukal D. S. & Berec L. (2009) Modelling mate-finding Allee effects and populations dynamics, with applications in pest control. Population Ecology 51, 445-458. [DOI link]

Boukal D. S., Berec L. & Krivan V. (2008) Does sex-selective predation stabilize or destabilize predator-prey dynamics? PLoS ONE 3, e2687. [open access]

Jørgensen C., Enberg K., Dunlop E.S., Arlinghaus R., Boukal D.S., ... & Dieckmann U. (2007) Ecology: managing evolving fish stocks. Science 318, 1247-1248. [DOI link]

Boukal D. S., Sabelis M. W. & Berec L. (2007) How predator functional responses and Allee effects in prey affect the paradox of enrichment and population collapses. Theoretical Population Biology 72, 136-147. [DOI link]

Boukal D.S., Boukal M., Fikáček M., Hájek J., Klečka J.*, Skalický S., Šťastný J., Trávníček D. (2007) Katalog vodních brouků České republiky / Catalogue of water beetles of the Czech Republic. Klapalekiana 43, Supplementum, 1-289. (in Czech and English) * = MSc student.

de Roos A.M.#, Boukal D.S.# & Persson L. (2006) Evolutionary regime shifts in age and size at maturation of exploited fish stocks. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 273, 1873-1880. # = equal contribution. [DOI link]

Boukal D.S., Berec L. (2002) Single-species models of the Allee effect: extinction boundaries, sex ratios and mate encounters. Journal of Theoretical Biology 218, 375-394. [DOI link]

Boukal D.S., Berec L. & Berec M. (2001) Linking the Allee effect, sexual reproduction, and temperaturedependent sex determination via spatial dynamics. American Naturalist 157, 217-230. [DOI link]