Publications
1. D. Zakai, Levy, O. and Chadwick-Furman, N. (2000). Experimental fragmentation reduces sexual reproductive output by the reef building coral Pocillopora damicornis. Coral Reefs 19:185-189.
2. Levy, O., Mizrachi, L., Chadwick-Furman, N.E. and Achituv, Y. (2001). Factors controlling the expansion behavior of Favia favus (Cnidaria: Scleractinia): Effects of light, flow and planktonic prey. Biol. Bull. (Woods Hole) 200: 118-126.
3. Levy, O., Dubinsky, Z. and Achituv, Y. (2003) Photobehavior of stony corals; responses to light spectra and intensity. J. Exp. Biol. 206: 4041-4049.
4. Levy, O., Achituv, Y., Schnider, K., Dubinsky, Z. and Gorbunov, M. (2004) Diurnal Hysteresis in Coral Photosynthesis. Mar.Ecol. Prog. Ser. 268: 105-117.
5. Levy, O., Dubinsky, Z., Achituv, Y., Yacobi, Y. and Stambler, N. (2006) Diel “tuning” of coral metabolism: Physiological responses to light cues. J. Exp. Biol. 209: 273-283.
6. Levy, O., Achituv, Y., Yacobi, Y., Stambler, N., Dubinsky, Z. (2006) The impact of spectral compostions and light periodicity on the activity of two antioxidant enzymes (SOD and CAT) in the coral Favia favus. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 328: 35-46.
7. Levy, O., Rosenfeld M.., Yam, R. and Shemesh, A (2006). Heterogeneity of corals skeletons isotopic compositions during the 1998 bleaching event. Limnol. Oceanogr. 51(2): 1142-1148.
8. Levy, O., Achituv, Y., Dubinsky, Z. and Erez, J. (2006) Diurnal polyp expansion behavior in stony corals may enhance carbon availability for symbionts photosynthesis. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 333: 1-11
9. Wielgus, J.and Levy, O. (2006). Differences in photosynthetic activity between coral sections infested and not infested by boring spionid polychaetes. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. U.K. 86: 1-2.
10. Levy, O., Appelbaum., L., Leggat, W., Gothlif, Y., Hayward, DC, Miller, D. and Hoegh-Guldbrg, O (2007). Light-responsive cryptochromes from the simplest marine eumetazoan animals. Science 318: 467-470.
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11. Coral ‘‘CRY’’ for the Moon; Cell 131, P. 1025 Leading Edge Molecular Biology Select December 14, 2007.
12. Stambler, N., Levy, O. and Vaki L. (2008) Photosynthesis and respiration of hermatypic zooxanthellate Red Sea corals from 5-75 m depth Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 56: 45-53.
13. Lee, J. J, Fine, M, Levy, O, and Morales, J. (2009). A note on asexual reproduction of a Marginopora sp. from a modern deep-water population in the Heron-Wistari channel. Journal of Foraminiferal Research. 39: 4-7.
Articles under revisions and submitted
14. Levy. O., Rosenfeld, M., Loya, Yossi., Yam, R., Mizrachi, I. and Shemesh, Aldo (2009). Anthropogenic stressors and eutrophication processes as recorded by stable isotopes compositions in coral skeletons. Under Revisions Geophysical Research Letters.
15. Schneider, K., Levy. O., Dubinsky. Z. and Erez, J. (2009). In-Situ Diel Cycles of Photosynthesis and Calcification in Hermatypic Corals. Submitted to Global Change Biology. Under Revisions Limnol. Oceanogr.
16. Reef, R., Carmi., M, Dove., S, Levy., O and Hoegh-Guldberg., O (2009). The effect of heat stress on the ability of corals to protect themselves against ultra violet radiation. Submitted to Global Change Biology. Currently in Review.
17. Lee, J. J., Morales, J. Billick, M. Sophie, Dove, Levy, O and Fine, M. (2009) Initial study of a very atypical new Soritine symbiosis. Submitted to Journal of Foraminiferal Research.
18. Reef, R., Dunn, S, Levy, O, Dove, S, Shemesh, E, Brikner, I, Leggat, W and Hoegh-Guldberg, O (2009). Photoreactivation is the main repair pathway for UV induced DNA damage in coral planulae. Submitted to Journal of Experimental Biology.
19. Levy, O, Kline, D. I, Roopin. M, Cohen, S, Veal, C.J, Iluz, D and Mass, T. (2009). The Spectral Quality of Light is a Key Driver of Photosynthesis and Photoadaptation in Stylophora pistillata Colonies from Different Depths. Submitted to Aquatic Microbial Ecology.
Conference proceedings
20. Levy, O., Mizrahi, L., Iluz, D., Dubinsky, Z., Chadwick-Furman, N. and Achituv, Y. (2000). Tentacle expansion behavior of stony corals suggests a link to photosynthesis of its symbionts with relation to zooxanthellae densities. 9th International Coral Reef Symposium, Bali, Indonesia.

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