In close collaboration with Project Deep Ocean Australia & the Queensland Museum (Brisbane, Australia)

Selected Press & Media


Campus Daily (Australia), 27.11.2009

Cairns Post (Australia), 01.12.2009

Courier Mail (Australia), 20.12.2009

Radio 1, Berlin (Radio, Germany), 09.01.2010. Not online anymore.

Bayern 2, IQ (Radio, Germany), 15.01.2010. Not online anymore.

Frankfurter Rundschau (Germany), 19.01.2010

Deutsche Welle TV, 07.03.2010, German, English

Focus Online (Germany), 11.03.2010

ZDF "Abenteuer Wissen" (in German), 26.05.2010. This is the whole show (on youtube), the DDU part starts after 3:40 Minutes.


Beaman, R.J., Bridge, T.C.L, Lueter, C., Reitner, J., and Wörheide, G. 2016. Spatial Patterns in the Distribution of Benthic Assemblages Across a Large Depth Gradient in the Coral Sea, Australia. Marine Biodiversity online first.

Dohrmann, M., Haen, K.M. , Lavrov, D.V. and Wörheide, G. 2011. Molecular phylogeny of glass sponges (Porifera, Hexactinellida): increased taxon sampling and inclusion of the mitochondrial protein-coding gene, cytochrome oxidase subunit I. Hydrobiologia, 687(1):11-20.

Dohrmann, M., Göcke, C., Janussen, D., Reitner, J., Lüter, C., and Wörheide, G. 2011. Systematics and spicule evolution in dictyonal sponges (Hexactinellida: Sceptrulophora) with description of two new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 163(4), pp.1003–1025.

Dunstan, A., Bradshaw, C.J.A. and Marshall, J., 2011. Nautilus at Risk – Estimating Population Size and Demography of Nautilus pompilius . PLoS ONE, 6(2), p.e16716.

Dunstan, A.J., Ward, P.D. and Marshall, N.J., 2011. Vertical Distribution and Migration Patterns of Nautilus pompilius. PLoS ONE, 6(2), p.e16311.

Dunstan, A.J., Ward, P.D. and Marshall, N.J., 2011. Nautilus pompilius Life History and Demographics at the Osprey Reef Seamount, Coral Sea, Australia. PLoS ONE, 6(2), p.e16312.

Jackson, D., Macis, L., Reitner, J. and Wörheide, G. 2011. A horizontal gene transfer supported the evolution of an early metazoan biomineralization strategy. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11(1), p.238.

Wörheide, G., Vargas, S., Lüter, C. and Reitner, J. 2011. Precious coral and rock sponge gardens on the deep aphotic fore-reef of Osprey Reef (Coral Sea, Australia). Coral Reefs, 30(4), p.901.