Biogeochemical Cycling & Trophic Dynamics

Flynn KJ, Mitra A (2023) Feeding in mixoplankton enhances phototrophy increasing bloom-induced pH changes with ocean acidification, Journal of Plankton Research

Tillmann U, Mitra A, Flynn KJ, Larsson ME (2023) Mucus-Trap-Assisted Feeding Is a Common Strategy of the Small Mixoplanktonic Prorocentrum pervagatum and P. cordatum (Prorocentrales, Dinophyceae). Microorganisms 11:1730.

Mitra A, Flynn KJ, Stoecker DK, Raven JA (2023) Trait trade-offs in phagotrophic microalgae: the mixoplankton conundrum. European Journal of Phycology DOI: 10.1080/09670262.2023.2216259

Mitra A, Flynn KJ (2023) Low rates of bacterivory enhances phototrophy and competitive advantage for mixoplankton growing in oligotrophic waters. Scientific Reports 13:6900 doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-33962-x

Flynn KJ, Mitra A, Wilson WH, et al. (2022) ‘Boom‐and‐busted’ dynamics of phytoplankton–virus interactions explain the paradox of the plankton. New Phytol 234:990-1002.

Anschütz A-A, Flynn KJ, Mitra A (2022) Acquired Phototrophy and Its Implications for Bloom Dynamics of the Teleaulax-Mesodinium-Dinophysis-Complex. Front. Mar. Sci. 8:799358. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.799358

Glibert PM, Mitra A (2022) From webs, loops, shunts, and pumps to microbial multitasking: Evolving concepts of marine microbial ecology, the mixoplankton paradigm, and implications for a future ocean. Limnology and Oceanography.

Flynn, K. J., Speirs, D. C., Heath, M. R. and Mitra, A. 2021. Subtle differences in the representation of consumer dynamics have large effects in marine food web models. Frontiers in Marine Science 8, article number: 638892.

Leles SG, Bruggeman J, Polimene L, Blackford J, Flynn KJ, Mitra A (2021) Differences in physiology explain succession of mixoplankton functional types and affect carbon fluxes in temperate seas. Progress in Oceanography 190:102481

Flynn, K. J., Kimmance, S. A., Clark, D. R., Mitra, A., Polimene, L. and Wilson, W. H. 2021. Modelling the effects of traits and abiotic factors on viral lysis in phytoplankton. Frontiers in Marine Science 8, article number: 667184.

Anschütz AA, Flynn KJ (2020) Niche separation between different functional types of mixoplankton: results from NPZ-style N-based model simulations. Marine Biology167: 1-21

Schneider LK, Flynn KJ, Herman PMJ, Troost TA, Stolte W (2020) Exploring the Trophic Spectrum: Placing Mixoplankton Into Marine Protist Communities of the Southern North Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:586915

Leles SG, Polimene L, Bruggeman J, Blackford J, Ciavatta S, Mitra A, Flynn KJ (2018) Modelling mixotrophic functional diversity and implications for ecosystem function. J. Plankton Res., 40: 627-642

Lin C-H, Flynn KJ, Mitra A, Glibert PM (2018) Simulating Effects of Variable Stoichiometry and Temperature on Mixotrophy in the Harmful Dinoflagellate Karlodinium veneficum. Front. Mar. Sci. 5: 320 doi:10.3389/fmars.2018.00320

Ghyoot C, Lancelot C, Flynn KJ, Mitra A, Gypens N (2017) Introducing mixotrophy into a biogeochemical model describing an eutrophied coastal ecosystem: The Southern North Sea. Prog. Oceanogr. 157: 1-11

Mitra A, Flynn KJ, Tillmann U, Raven JA, Caron D, Stoecker DK, Not F, Hansen PJ, Hallegraeff G, Sanders R, Wilken S, McManus G, Johnson M, Pitta P, Våge S, Berge T, Calbet A, Thingstad F, Jeong HJ, Burkholder J, Glibert PM, Granéli E, Lundgren V (2016) Defining planktonic protist functional groups on mechanisms for energy and nutrient acquisition; incorporation of diverse mixotrophic strategies. Protist 167: 106-120

Mitra A, Flynn KJ, Burkholder JM, Berge T, Calbet A, Raven JA, Granéli E, Glibert PM, Hansen PJ, Stoecker DK, Thingstad F, Tillmann U, Våge S, Wilken S, Zubkov MV (2014). The role of mixotrophic protists in the biological carbon pump. Biogeosciences 11: 995-1005 doi:10.5194/bg-11-995-2014

Mitra A, Flynn KJ (2010) Modelling mixotrophy in Harmful Algal Blooms; more or less the sum of the parts? J. Mar. Sys. 83: 158-169

Flynn KJ, Mitra A (2009) Building the “perfect beast”: modelling mixotrophic plankton. J. Plankton Res. 31: 965-992