Unger, B., Herr, H., Viquerat, S., Gilles, A., Burkhardt-Holm, P. and Siebert, U. (2021) “Opportunistically collected data from aerial surveys reveal spatio-temporal distribution patterns of marine debris in German waters”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research. Springer, 28(3), pp. 2893–2903. doi: 10.1007/s11356-020-10610-9.   edoc
Hirsch, P., N’Guyen, A. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2021) “hobbyists acting simultaneously as anglers and aquarists: Novel pathways for non-native fish and impacts on native fish”, aquatic conservation. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Volume 31(6), pp. 1285–1296. doi: 10.1002/aqc.3557.
Lutz, E., Hirsch, P. E., Bussmann, K., Wiegleb, J., Jermann, H.-P., Muller, R., Burkhardt-Holm, P. and Adrian-Kalchhauser, I. (2020) “Predation on native fish eggs by invasive round goby revealed by species‐specific gut content DNA analyses”, Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. Wiley, 30(8), pp. 1566–1577. doi: 10.1002/aqc.3409.   edoc
Bosshart, S., Erni-Cassola, G. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2020) “Independence of microplastic ingestion from environmental load in the round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) from the Rhine river using high quality standards”, Environmental Pollution. Elsevier, 267, p. 115664. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115664.   edoc
Wiegleb, J., Hirsch, P. E., Egger, B., Seidel, F. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2020) “Flow field-induced drag forces and swimming behavior of three benthic fish species”, Limnologica. Elsevier, 84, p. 125812. doi: 10.1016/j.limno.2020.125812.   edoc | Open Access
Egger, B., Wiegleb, J., Seidel, F., Burkhardt‐Holm, P. and Hirsch, P. E. (2020) “Comparative swimming performance and behaviour of three benthic fish species: The invasive round goby (Neogobius melanostomus), the native bullhead (Cottus gobio), and the native gudgeon (Gobio gobio)”, Ecology of freshwater fish, p. 12592. doi: 10.1111/eff.12592.   edoc
Bussmann, K. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2020) “Round gobies in the third dimension - use of vertical walls as habitat enables vector contact in a bottom-dwelling invasive fish”, Aquatic Invasions. Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre, 15(4), pp. 683–699. doi: 10.3391/ai.2020.15.4.09.   edoc | Open Access
Herr, H., Burkhardt-Holm, P., Heyer, K., Siebert, U. and Selling, J. (2020) “Injuries, Malformations, and Epidermal Conditions in Cetaceans of the Strait of Gibraltar”, AQUATIC MAMMALS. EUROPEAN ASSOC AQUATIC MAMMALS, 46(2), pp. 215–235. doi: 10.1578/AM.46.2.2020.215.
Holm, P. and Hall, A. (2019) “Potential mitigation measures for reducing exposure of cetaceans to persistent organic pollutants (POPs)”. International Whaling Commission (SC/68A/E/03).   edoc
Burkhardt-Holm, P., Leistenschneider, C., Segner, H., Amaral-Zettler, L. and Gerdts, G. (2019) “Occurence of microplastics in the antarctic seas”, The Expedition PS117 of the Research Vessel POLARSTERN to the Weddell Sea in 2018/2019. Edited by O. Boebel. Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung. doi: 10.2312/BzPM_0732_2019.   edoc
Burkhardt-Holm, P., Mani, T. and Kalberer, A. (2019) “Mikroplastik - Zivilisationsmüll im und um den Rhein herum”, Regio Basiliensis, 60(2), pp. 121–129.   edoc
Mani, T. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2019) “Seasonal microplastics variation in nival and pluvial stretches of the Rhine River - From the Swiss catchment towards the North Sea”, Science of the Total Environment. Elsevier, 707, p. 135579. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135579.   edoc
Mani, T., Primpke, S., Lorenz, C., Gerdts, G. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2019) “Microplastic Pollution in Benthic Midstream Sediments of the Rhine River ”, Environmental Science and Technology. American Chemical Society, 53(10), pp. 6053–6062. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.9b01363.   edoc
Mani, T., Blarer, P., Storck, F. R., Pittroff, M., Wernicke, T. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2019) “Repeated detection of polystyrene microbeads in the Lower Rhine River ”, Environmental Pollution. Elsevier, 245, pp. 634–641. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.11.036.   edoc
Burkhardt-Holm, P. and N’Guyen, A. (2019) “Ingestion of microplastics by fish and other prey organisms of cetaceans, exemplified for two large baleen whale species ”, Marine Pollution Bulletin. Elsevier, 144, pp. 224–234. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.04.068.   edoc
Somerville, V., Schwaiger, M., Hirsch, P. E., Walser, J.-C., Bussmann, K., Weyrich, A., Burkhardt-Holm, P. and Adrian-Kalchhauser, I. (2019) “DNA Methylation Patterns in the Round Goby Hypothalamus Support an On-The-Spot Decision Scenario for Territorial Behavior”, Genes. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 10(3), p. 219. doi: 10.3390/genes10030219.   edoc
Ruesch Schweizer, C., Di Giulio, A. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2019) “Scientific Support for Redesigning a Higher-Education Curriculum on Sustainability”, Sustainability. MDPI, 11(21), p. 6035. doi: 10.3390/su11216035.   edoc
Di Giulio, A., Ruesch Schweizer, C., Defila, R., Hirsch, P. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2019) “‘These Grandmas Drove Me Mad. It Was Brilliant!’ - Promising Starting Points to Support Citizen Competence for Sustainable Consumption in Adults”, Sustainability. MDPI, 11(3), p. 681. doi: 10.3390/su11030681.   edoc
Mani, T., Frehland, S., Kalberer, A. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2019) “Using castor oil to separate microplastics from four different environmental matrices”, Analytical methods. Royal Society of Chemistry, 11(13), pp. 1788–1794. doi: 10.1039/c8ay02559b.   edoc | Open Access
Moser, A. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2018) “Stimme für die Fische”. Switzerland: SRF Netz Natur. Available at:
Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2018) “Die Verbreitung von Mikroplastik im Rheineinzugsgebiet”, Forschungsprojekte aus der Region. Universität Basel. Available at:   edoc
Burkhardt-Holm, P., Leistenschneider, C., Segner, H., Amaral-Zettler, L. and Gerdts, G. (2018) “Occurrence of microplastics in the antarctic seas”, Expedition Programme PS117. Polarstern. Bremerhaven: Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung. Available at:   edoc
Hirsch, P. E., N’Guyen, A., Muller, R., Adrian-Kalchhauser, I. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2018) “Colonizing islands of water on dry land - on the passive dispersal of fish eggs by birds”, Fish and fisheries. Wiley, 19(3), pp. 502–510. doi: 10.1111/faf.12270.   edoc
Burkhardt-Holm, P. and Zehnder, A. J. B. (2018) “Fischnetz: Assessing outcomes and impacts of a project at the interface of science and public policy”, Environmental science & policy. Elsevier, 82, pp. 52–59. doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2018.01.010.   edoc
N’Guyen, A., Hirsch, P. E., Bozzuto, C., Adrian-Kalchhauser, I., Hôrková, K. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2018) “A dynamical model for invasive round goby populations reveals efficient and effective management options”, Journal of Applied Ecology. Wiley, 55(1), pp. 342–352. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12934.   edoc
Schweizer, C., Di Giulio, A. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2018) “Qualifikationsziele von Lehrangeboten zu Nachhaltigkeit. Ein Blick in die Hochschulpraxis in Deutschland und der Schweiz”, in Leal Filho, W. (ed.) Nachhaltigkeit in der Lehre Eine Herausforderung für Hochschulen. Berlin: Springer Spektrum (Theorie und Praxis der Nachhaltigkeit), pp. 257–276. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-56386-1.   edoc
Strobel, A., Mark, F. C., Segner, H. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2018) “Expression of aryl hydrocarbon receptor–regulated genes and superoxide dismutase in the Antarctic eelpout Pachycara brachycephalum exposed to benzo[a]pyrene ”, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, in press, p. accepted. doi: 10.1002/etc.4075.   edoc
Strobel, A., Schmid, P., Burkhardt-Holm, P., Segner, H. and Zennegg, M. (2018) “Persistent organic pollutants in red- and white-blooded High-Antarctic notothenioid fish from the remote Weddell Sea”, Chemosphere. Elsevier, 193, pp. 213–222. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.11.020.   edoc
Adrian-Kalchhauser, I., Walser, J.-C., Schwaiger, M. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2018) “RNA sequencing of early round goby embryos reveals that maternal experiences can shape the maternal RNA contribution in a wild vertebrate”, BMC Evolutionary Biology. BioMed Central, 18(34). doi: 10.1186/s12862-018-1132-2.   edoc | Open Access
Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2018) “Patricia Holm fordert Wasserfilter”. Switzerland: SRF Regionaljournal Basel Baselland. Available at:
Holm, P. and Hauswirth, M. (2017) “Invasion auf dem Rheingrund”, Basler Zeitung, 16 November, p. 2.   edoc
Holm , P. (2017) “Grundeln bedrohen einheimische Fische”, 20 Minuten, 1 October.   edoc
Holm, P. and Küng, M. . (2017) “Akustische Sperren und Fotoerkennung: So kann die Verbreitung der Grundel gestoppt werden”, Aargauer Zeitung, 12 September. Available at:   edoc
Petri Heil Das Schweizer Fischerei-Magazin (2017) “Die Grundeln sind da!”, 15 August.   edoc
Holm, P. and Bieri, A. (2017) “Bereit für die Invasion”, NZZ am Sonntag, 22 July, pp. 41–42.   edoc | Open Access
Holm, P. (2017) “Noch stoppt das Kraftwerk Rheinfelden die Schwarzmeergrundeln”. Switzerland: SRF Regionaljournal Aargau/Solothurn. Available at:
Burkhardt, B. (2017) “Gute Blumen – böse Fische”, Nordwestschweiz, 12 July.   edoc
Straub, S., Hirsch, P. E. and Burkhardt-Holm, P. (2017) “Biodegradable and Petroleum-Based Microplastics Do Not Differ in Their Ingestion and Excretion but in Their Biological Effects in a Freshwater Invertebrate Gammarus fossarum”, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. MDPI, 14(7), p. 774. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14070774.   edoc | Open Access
Unger, B., Herr, H., Benke, H., Böhmert, M., Burkhardt-Holm, P., Dähne, M., Hillmann, M., Wolff-Schmidt, K., Wohlsein, P. and Siebert, U. (2017) “Marine debris in harbour porpoises and seals from German waters”, Marine environmental research. Elsevier, 130, pp. 77–84. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2017.07.009.   edoc
Hany, C. and Holm, P. (2017) “Kleine Fische - grosse Bedrohung - Reportage über den Ausbreitungsstatus der Grundel”, GEO, Schauplatz Schweiz. Gruner+Jahr.   edoc