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Vyacheslav Khalaman
D.Sc.
White Sea Biological Station
Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences
Universitetskaya nab., 1
199034, St.-Petersburg, Russia
Tel: +7(812) 7140097
Fax: +7(812) 7140444
E-mail: vkhalaman@gmail.com
Research interests:  biofouling communities, succession, community structure, subdominant species, intraspecific and interspecific competition, allelopathy, invertebrate behaviour, blue mussel aquaculture.
Education:
1985 – Diploma of the Higher Education, Leningrad State University, Biological and Soil Sciences Faculty, Ichthyology and Hydrobiology Department. Diploma of the Higher Education, Leningrad State University, Biological and Soil Sciences Faculty, Invertebrate Zoology Department.
1993 – PhD degree, "Regularities of the fouling community succession on the artificial aquaculture substrates of the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis L.) in the White Sea” (Hydrobiology).
2008 - habilitation (D.Sc.) thesis "Development of fouling communities and interactions between fouling organisms in the White Sea".
Main research areas:
The studies are focused on the structure and succession of the fouling communities in the White Sea (since 1983) with special emphasis on the species with the life period of more than 5 years.

The main methods applied are long-term field observations and experiments, which are performed with both single species and communities.

The intraspecific and interspecific competition takes place in the fouling communities, which are mostly formed by the sessile sedentary organisms. Different approaches, including studying both population and physiological characteristics, are applied. The measurements of the mortality and somatic growth rate, respiration rate, biochemical composition of certain tissues, heart and filtration activities, byssus production, fluctuation asymmetry and some others are used.

The allelopathy and behaviour of the invertebrates are also of the scientific interests. The blue mussel (Mytilus edulis L.) is the model object to study the aggregation behaviour, predator and competitor presence effect.

The long-term observations on the multiyear fouling communities are performed for the last 20 years (Kandalaksha Bay, the White Sea). The long-term abundance dynamics of the key species of the associated fauna, mostly polychaetes, is analyzed, with special emphasis on the interactions between the community forming species and the associated fauna.
Publications
  • Khalaman V.V., Sharov A.N., Kholodkevich S.V., Komendantov A.Yu., Kuznetsova T.V. 2017. Influence of the White Sea Sponge Halichondria panicea (Pallas, 1766) on Physiological State of the Blue Mussel Mytilus edulis (Linnaeus, 1758), as Evaluated by Heart Rate Characteristics. Journal of Evolutionary Biochemistry and Physiology. Vol. 53, No. 3: 225—232.  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Exploration, sustainable use and protection of natural resources of the White Sea. Proceedings of the XIII conference, Saint Petersburg, Zoological Institute RAS, 2017, 290 p. (In Russian).  Download
  • Khalaman V.V., Golubovskaya N.S., Komendantov A.Yu., Malavenda S.S., Mikhaylova T.A. 2017. Interactions between algae and sessile animals in fouling communities developing in the White Sea. Is it a competition or a separation of ecological niches? In: Exploration, Sustainable Use and Protection of Natural Resources of the White Sea. Proceedings of the XIII Conference on the White Sea, Saint-Petersburg, Zoological Institute RAS, 2017, p. 270-273. (In Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V., Komendantov A.Yu. 2016. Experimental study of the ability of the sponge Halichondria panicea (Porifera: Demospongiae) to compete for a substrate in shallow water fouling communities of the White Sea // Biology Bulletin RAS, 43, 1: 69–74.  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V., Komendantov A.Y., Malavenda S.S., Mikhaylova T.A. 2016. Algae versus animals in early fouling communities of the White Sea. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 553: 13-32  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V., Lezin P. A. 2015. Clumping behavior and byssus production as strategies for substrate competition in Mytilus edulis. Invertebrate Biology; 134(1): 38-47.  Abstract  Download
  • Berger V.Ya., Bryazgin V.F., Naumov A.D., Khalaman V.V. 2015. Bioproductional potential of Karelian waters in the White Sea. In: Commercial invertebrates: VIII All-Russian scientific conference on commercial invertebrates: Proceedings of Reports. – Kaliningrad: KGTU Publishing, 2015, pp. 19-21.  Request for a reprint
  • Mikhailova T.A., Malavenda S.S., Khalaman V.V. 2014. Species composition of macroalgae in mussel culture farms in the White Sea. Vestnik MGTU, 17, 1, 157-164 (In Russian with English summary).  Download
  • Khalaman V. V., Korchagina N. M., Komendantov A. Yu. 2014. The impact of waterborne cues from conspecifics and other species on the larvae of Halichondria panacea Pallas, 1766 (Porifera: Demospongiae). Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 40, 1, 36-42.  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Bakhmet I.N., Berger V.Ja., Komendantov A.Yu., Smurov A.O., Khalaman V.V. 2013. Investigation of the cardiac activity of three species of Bivalvia (Mytilus edulis L., Modiolus modiolus L. and Hiatella arctica L.) under salinity changes. In: N.V. Aladin and A.O. Smurov (Eds.). Fifty years of the concept of critical salinity. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, V. 317, Supplement 3: 63-68. (In Russian).  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V. 2013. Regular and irregular events in fouling communities in the White Sea. Hydrobiologia, 706: 205-219.  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V., Sukhotin A.A. 2012. Mariculture. In: V.Ja. Berger (Ed.) Biological Resources of the White Sea: Investigation and Exploitation. Zoological Institute RAS, Saint-Petersburg, Chapter 9: 294-319. (In Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Zharnikov V.S., Khalaman V.V. 2012. Peculiarities of Seasonal Growth of Mussels Mytilus trossulus (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) cultured in Veselaya Inlet, Tauy Bay. Bulletin of North-Eastern Sci. Center, Far-East Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences. ¹3. P. 63-68. (n Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V. V., Mukhina Yu. I., Komendantov A. Yu. 2011. Effect of excretory- secretory products of fouling organisms on settlement of larvae of the sponge Halichondria panicea (Pallas, 1766) (Porifera: Demospongiae). Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 37, issue 6.  Request for a reprint
  • Skidchenko V. S., R. U. Vysotskaya, M. Ju. Krupnova, V. V. Khalaman. 2011. Effect of Excretion–Secretion Products of Some Fouling Species on the Biochemical Parameters of Blue Mussel Mytilus edulis L. (Mollusca: Bivalvia) in the White Sea. Izvestiya RAN. Seriya biologicheskaya, 6: 670-683 (In Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman VV, Komendantov AYu 2011. Structure of fouling communities formed by Halichondria panicea (Porifera: Demospongiae) in the White Sea. Russian Journal of Ecology 42: 493–501.   Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Naumov AD, Flyachinskaya LP, Khalaman VV. 2010. Bivalve mollusks Hiatella in the White Sea. Zoological Journal, 89(4): 407-415. (In Russian).  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman VV. 2010. Longevity and growth of Styela rustica L. (Ascidiae, Chordata) in the White Sea. Zoological Journal, 89(10): 1268-1272. (In Russian).  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V. 2010. Life strategies of marine sessile organisms as an approach for exploration of structure and succession of fouling communities. In: Biofouling: Types, Impact and Anti-Fouling. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York, P. 1-33.  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V. 2010. Structure and succession of fouling communities. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York, 43 p.  Request for a reprint
  • Naumov A.D., Khalaman V.V., Fokin M.V. 2009. Long-term dynamics of the abundance of several intertidal polychaetes in two inlets of Kandalaksha bay (White Sea). Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 35, 5: 381–387.  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V. Fouling: terminology and definition // Journal of General Biology. 2009. V. 70. N 4. P. 343-351 (in Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V., Flyachinskaya L.P., Lezin P.A. Impact of excretory-secretory products of some fouling organisms on settling of mussel’s larvae (Mytilus edulis L., Bivalvia, Mollusca). // Invertebrate Zoology. 2009. Vol. 6. N1. P. 65-72 (in Russian).  Abstract  Download
  • Khalaman V.V., Long-term dynamics of mass species of polychaeta inhabiting in fouling communities of the White Sea. Biologiya Morya, 2009, 35, ¹6. (In Russian)  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V., Lezin P.A., Galitskaya A.D. 2009. Effect of the excretory-secretory products of some marine invertebrates on byssus production of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis (Bivalvia: Mytilidae). Russian journal of Marine Biology, 35(3): 224-229.  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Smurov A. O., Komendantov A. Yu., Khalaman V. V. 2008. Salinity tolerance polygon of Linne, 1761 (Polychaeta: Nereidae). Invertebrate Zoology, 5(1): 9-16. In Russian with English summary).  Download
  • Khalaman V.V., Lezin P.A. 2008. Mussels vs. ascidians. Proceedings of the 70-th anniversary conference of the White Sea Biological station of MSU. Publ. "Grif and Co", Moscow, 130-134. (In Russian).  Download
  • Khalaman V.V., Belyaeva D.V., Flyachinskaya L.P. 2008. Impact of excretory-secretory products of some fouling organisms on settling and metamorphosis of the larvae of Styela rustica (Ascidiae). Russian Journal of Marine Biology. 34. 3: 170-173. (in Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V., Komendantov A.Yu. 2007. Mutual effects of several fouling organisms of the White Sea (Mytilus edulis, Styela rustica and Hiatella arctica) on their growth rate and survival. Russian Journal of Marine Biology. 33(3): 139-144. (in Russian).  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Lezin P.A., Khalaman V.V. 2007. Byssus production rate of the White Sea blue mussel Mytilus edulis (Linnaeus, 1758) in the presence of metabolites of some aquatic animals. Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 33(1): 58–60.  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Bakhmet I.N., Khalaman V.V. 2006. Heart Rate Variation Patterns in Some Representatives of Bivalvia. Biology Bulletin 33: 276-280.  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Lesin P.A., Khalaman V.V., Flyachinskaya L.P. 2006. Heterogeneity of the byssal threads in Mytilus edulis L. on different stages of attachment. Proc. Zool. Inst. Russ. Acad. Sci. 310: 107-112.  Download
  • Bakhmet I.N., Khalaman V.V. 2006. Heart rate variation patterns in some representatives of Bivalvia. Bulletin of Russian Academy of Sciences. Vol. 33. N3. P. 276-280.  Download
  • Komendantov A.Yu., Bakhmet I.N., Smurov A.0., Khalaman V.V. 2006. The effect of salinity chang on the heart rate and salinity tolerance of Hiatella arctica L. (Bivalvia, Heterodonta). Vestnik Sanct-Peterburgskogo Universiteta. 4, 3: 17-23. (In Russian with English summary).  Abstract  Download
  • Lezin P.A., Agatyeva N.A., Khalaman V.V. 2006. A comparative study of pumping activity of some fouling organisms from the White Sea. Biologiya Morya, 32(4): 316-318 (In Russian)  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V., Berger V.Ya. 2006. Floating seaweeds and associated fauna in the White Sea. Oceanology 46(6): 827-833. (in Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Lesin P.A., Khalaman V.V. 2005. Pumping activity of certain fouling organisms in White Sea. In: The study, sustainable use and conservation of natural resources of the White Sea. Proceedings of the IXth International Conference, Petrozavodsk: 192-195. (In Russian with English Summary)  Download
  • Bakhmet I.N., Berger V.Ja., Khalaman V.V. 2005. The effect of salinity change on the heart rate of Mytilus edulis specimens from different ecological zones. Journ. Exp. Marine Biol. Ecol. 318 (2): 121-126.  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V. 2005. Testing the hypothesis of tolerance strategies in Hiatella arctica L. (MOLLUSCA: BIVALVIA). Helgoland Mar. Res. 59: 187-195.  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V., Lesin P.A. 2004. Regularities of forming aggregates in mussels (Mytilus edulis) under experimental conditions. Zoologicheskii zhurnal. 83(4): 395-401. (in Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Komendantov A.Yu., Smurov A.O., Khalaman V.V. 2004. A new approach of tolerance polygon modeling for Nereis pelagica (Polychaeta, Nereidae). The study, sustainable use and conservation of natural resources of the White Sea. Proceedings of the IXth International Conference, October, 11-14, 2004. Petrozavodsk, Karelia. Russia. Petrozavodsk. Editorial hoard: A.F. Alimov, V.Ya. Berger, E.P. leshko, N.N. Nemova.: 151-155. (In Russian with English summary).  Download
  • Filippov A.A., Komendantov A.Yu., Khalaman V.V. 2003. Salinity tolerance of the white sea mollusk Hiatella arctica L. (Bivalvia, Heterodonta). Zool. Journ. 82, 8: 913-918. (In Russian with English summary).  Abstract  Request for a reprint
  • Agatyeva N.A., Khalaman V.V. 2003. The growth of bivalve Hiatella arctica L. in the different depths Vestnik SPbGU. Ser. 3. Biologia. 4(27): 54-56 (in Russian).  Download
  • Khalaman V.V., Isakov A.V. 2002.The survival of solitary ascidian Styela rustica L. in water of low salinity. Vestnik SPbGU. Ser. 3. Biologia. Vyp. 4 (27): 91-95. (in Russian).  Download
  • Khalaman V.V. 2001. Succession of fouling communities on an artificial substrates of a mussel culture in the White Sea. Russian Journal of Marine Biology. 27(6): 345-352. (in Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V. 2001. Fouling communities of mussel aquaculture installations in the White Sea. Russian Journal of Marine Biology. 27(4): 227-237. (in Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Morozova M.V., Maximovich N.V., Khalaman V.V. 2000. Main characteristics of fouling communities developing on artificial substrata of mussel culture farm in the White Sea. Vestnik SPbGU. Ser. 3. Biologia. Vyp. 2 (N11). P. 8-11 (in Russian).  Download
  • Khalaman V.V. 1998. Correlations of spatial distribution of organisms in fouling communities of the White Sea. Journal of General Biology. 59(1): 58-73. (in Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Berger V.Ja., Khalaman V.V. 1996. Non-reproductive migrations of the polychaete Nereis virens (Sars) in the White Sea. Dokladi Ros. Akad. Nauk, 349, 5: 710–711. (In Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Kulakowski E.E., Sukhotin A.A. , Khalaman V.V. 1993. The Formation of cultured mussel populations in different points of Chupa Inlet (Kandalaksha Bay). In: A.A. Sukhotin (Editor), The Investigations of Mussel Mariculture in the White Sea. Proc.Zool.Inst., St.Petersburg, 253: 24-41. (In Russian with English summary).  Download
  • Khalaman V.V. 1992. Polychaeta fauna on artificial substrata of mussel culture farms in the White Sea. Explorations of the fauna of the Seas. 43(51): 172-176. (in Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Komendantov A.Ju., Orlova M.I., Halaman V.V..1989. On species from genus Corbicula (Corbiculidae, Bivalvia) of Gladkay estuary (the Possiet Bay of Sea of Japan). Proc.Zool.Inst., St.-Petersburg. 196: 99-116. (In Russian with English summary).  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman, V.V. 1989. Studies of succession of fouling communities in the White Sea using the information index of species diversity. Proc. Zool. Inst. AN SSSR. 203: 34–45. (in Russian).  Request for a reprint
  • Khalaman V.V. 1986.Some patterns of spatial distributions of associated fauna in mussel (Mytilus edulis L.) fouling community developing on artificial substrata of mussel culture farm. In: Ecological studies of benthos organisms in the White Sea. Leningrad. Zoological Institute AN SSSR.: 131-136. (in Russian).  Request for a reprint