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Lam CKS, Harder T, Qian PY*. 2003. Induction of larval settlement in the polychaete Hydroides elegans by surface-associated settlement cues of marine benthic diatoms. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 263:83:-92. (PDF)
Qian PY*, Thiyagarajan,V. Stanley C K Lau, Sam Cheung. 2003. Relationship between microbial community and the attachment of acorn barnacle Balanus amphitrite Darwin Aquatic Microbial. Ecology 33:225-237.
Thiyagarajan V, Harder T, Qiu JW, Qian PY*. 2003. Energy content at metamorphosis and growth rate of the early juvenile barnacle Balanus amphitrite Darwin. Mar. Biol. 143:543-554.
Zhao B, Qiu JW, Qian PY*. 2003. Effects of food availability on larval development in the slipper limpet Crepidula onyx. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol: 294:219-233.
Lau SCK, Harder T, Qian PY*. 2003. Induction of larval settlement in the serpulid polychaete Hydroides elegans (Haswell): Role of bacterial extracellular polymers. Biofouling 19:197-204 (PDF)
Song LS，Li HL, Cui ZX, Xiang JH, Qian PY*. 2003. Population genetic structure and genetic differentiation of the pufferfish Takifugu rubripes and Takifugu pseudommus revealed by RAPD analysis. High Technology Letters 9:22-25.
Qian PY*, Qiu JW, Kennish R, Reid C. 2003, Recoloniization of benthic in fauna subsequent to capping contaminated dredged material in East Sha Chau, Hong Kong, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 56:819-831. (PDF)
Wu M, Mak SKK, Zhang XJ, Qian PY*, 2003. The effect of co-cultivation on the pearl yield of Pinctada martensi (Dumker), Aquaculture 221:347-356.
Thiyagarajan V, Qian PY*. 2003. Effect of temperature, salinity and delayed attachment on development of the solitary ascidian Styela plicata (Lesueur) J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 290:133-146.
Zhao B, Zhang S,Qian PY*. 2003. Larval settlement and metamorphosis of the silver- or goldlip pearl oyster Pinctada maxima (Jameson) in response to artificial and natural inducers. Aquaculture 220: 883-901. (PDF)
Lee OO, PQian PY*. 2003. The chemical control of bacterial epiosis and larval settlement of Hydroides elegans in the red sponge Mycale adherensBiofouling 19 (Suppl.): 171-180. (PDF)
Harder T, Lau SCK, Dobretsov SV, Fong M, Qian PY*. 2003. A distinctive epibiotic bacterial community on the soft coral Dendronephthya sp. and antibacterial activity of coral tissue extracts suggest a chemical mechanism against bacterial epibiosis. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 43 (3): 337-347. (PDF)
Dobretsov SV, Qian PY*. 2003. Pharmacological induction of larval settlement and metamorphosis in the blue mussel Mytilus edulis L. Biofouling 19: 57-63.
Qiu JW, Thiyagarajan V, Leung A & Qian PY*. 2003. Development of a subtidal epibiotic community in Hong Kong: implications for the deployment of artificial reef. Biofouling, 19 (1): 37-46.
Thiyagarajan V, Harder T, Qian PY*. 2003. Effects of TAG/DNA ratio and age of Cyprids on post-netamorphic growth and survival in the barnacle Balanus Amphitrite. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. UK. 83: 83-88
Thiyagarajan V, Harder T, Qian PY*. 2003. Combined effect of temperature and salinity on larval devolopment and attachment of the subtidal barnacle Balanus trigonus Darwin J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 287: 223 – 236. (PDF)
Lau SCK, Thiyagarajan V, Qian PY*. 2003. The bioactivity of bacterial isolates in Hong Kong waters for the inhibition of barnacle (Balanus amphitrite Darwin) settlement. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 282:43-60. (PDF)