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Deep-sea Ecology

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Deep-sea. Sampling methods in abyssal areas

Alt, C.H.S., Rogacheva, A., Boorman, B., Alan Hughes, J., Billett, D.S.M., Gooday, A.J., Jones, D.O.B., 2013. Trawled megafaunal invertebrate assemblages from bathyal depth of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (48°–54°N). Deep Sea Res. Part II Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 98, 326–340. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.02.003.


Angerbjorn, A., Stroman, J., Becker, D., 1997. Home range Sweden., patterns in arctic foxes.


Begon, M., Mortimer, M., Thompson, D.J., 1996. Population ecology., 3rd ed. Oxford.


Billett, D., Lampitt, R., Rice, A., Mantoura, R., 1983. Seasonal sedimentation of phytoplankton to the deep-sea benthos. Nature 302, 520–522.


Boschker, H.T.S., Nold, S.C., Wellsbury, P., Bos, D., de Graaf, W., Pel, R., Parkes, R.J., Cappenberg, T.E., 1998. Direct linking of microbial populations to specific biogeochemical processes by 13C-labelling of biomarkers. Nature 392, 801–805.


Braga-Henriques, A., Porteiro, F.M., Ribeiro, P.A., de Matos, V., Sampaio, Í., Ocaña, O., Santos, R.S., 2013. Diversity, distribution and spatial structure of the cold-water coral fauna of the Azores (NE Atlantic). Biogeosciences 10, 4009–4036. doi:10.5194/bg-10- 4009-2013.


Casini, M., Hjelm, J., Molinero, J.-C., Lövgren, J., Cardinale, M., Bartolino, V., Belgrano, A., Kornilovs, G., 2009. Trophic cascades promote threshold-like shifts in pelagic marine ecosystems. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 106, 197–202. doi:10.1073/pnas.0806649105.


Cherkashov, G., Poroshina, I., Stepanova, T., Ivanov, V., Bel’tenev, V., Lazareva, L., Rozhdestvenskaya, I., Samovarov, M., Shilov, V., Glasby, G.P., Fouquet, Y., Kuznetsov, V., 2010. Seafloor Massive Sulfides from the Northern Equatorial Mid-Atlantic Ridge: New Discoveries and Perspectives. Mar. Georesources Geotechnol. 28, 222–239. doi:10.1080/1064119X.2010.483308.


Clark, M.R., Tittensor, D.P., 2010. An index to assess the risk to stony corals from bottom trawling on seamounts. Mar. Ecol. 31, 200–211. doi:10.1111/j.1439- 0485.2010.00392.


Colac?o, A., Dehairs, F., Desbruyeres, D., Le Bris, N., SarraDin, P., 2002. 13C signature of hydrothermal mussels is related with the end-member fluid concentrations of H2S and CH4 at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge hydrothermal vent sites. Cah Biol Mar 43, 259– 262.


Colaço, A., Desbruyères, D., Guezennec, J., 2007. Polar lipid fatty acids as indicators of trophic associations in a deep-sea vent system community. Mar. Ecol. 28, 15–24. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0485.2006.00123.


Colaço, A., Giacomello, E., Porteiro, F., Menezes, G.M., 2013. Trophodynamic studies on the Condor seamount (Azores, Portugal, North Atlantic). Deep Sea Res. Part II Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 98, 178–189. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.01.010.


Copley, J., Tyler, P., Sheader, M., Murton, B., German, C., 1996. Megafauna from sublittoral to abyssal depths along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge south of Iceland. Oceanol. Acta 19, 549–559.


Cuvelier, D., Sarradin, P.-M., Sarrazin, J., Colaço, A., Copley, J.T., Desbruyères, D., Glover, A.G., Santos, R.S., Tyler, P.A., 2011. Hydrothermal faunal assemblages and habitat characterisation at the Eiffel Tower edifice (Lucky Strike, Mid-Atlantic Ridge). Mar. Ecol. 32, 243–255. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0485.2010.00431.


Fiala-Medioni, A., ZP, M., Dando, P., Boulegue, J., Mariotti, A., AM, A.-D., 2002. Ultrastructural, biochemical, and immunological characterization of two populations of the mytilid mussel Bathymodiolus azoricus from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge: evidence for a dual symbiosis. Mar Biol 141, 1035–1043.


Gebruk, A. V., Budaeva, N.E., King, N.J., 2010. Bathyal benthic fauna of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between the Azores and the Reykjanes Ridge. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. United Kingdom 90, 1–14.


German, C.., Parson, L.., 1998. Distributions of hydrothermal activity along the MidAtlantic Ridge: interplay of magmatic and tectonic controls. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 160, 327–341. doi:10.1016/S0012-821X(98)00093-4.


Glover, A.G.; Dahlgren, T.G.; Wiklund, H.; Mohrbeck, I.; Smith, C.R.      An End-to-End DNA Taxonomy Methodology for Benthic Biodiversity Survey in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone, Central Pacific Abyss. J. Mar. Sci. Eng. 2016, 4, 2.


Howell, K.L., Pond, D.W., Billett, D.S.M., Tyler, P.A., 2003. Feeding ecology of deepsea seastars (Echinodermata: Asteroidea): a fatty-acid biomarker approach. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 255, 193–206.


Kitchingman, A., Lai, S., Morato, T., Pauly, D., 2007. How many seamounts are there and where are they located 26–40.


Levin, L.A., Le Bris, N., 2015. The deep ocean under climate change. Science 350, 766–768. doi:10.1126/science.aad0126.


Litzow, M.A., Ciannelli, L., 2007. Oscillating trophic control induces community reorganization in a marine ecosystem. Ecol. Lett. 10, 1124–1134. doi:10.1111/j.1461- 0248.2007.01111.


Marra, J., Dickey, T.D., Ho, C., Kinkade, C.S., Sigurdson, D.E., Weller, R.A., Barber, R.T., 1998. Variability in primary production as observed from moored sensors in the central Arabian Sea in 1995. Deep Sea Res. Part II Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 45, 2253– 2267. doi:10.1016/S0967-0645(98)00070-8.


O’Brien, D.M., Fogel, M.L., Boggs, C.L., 2002. Renewable and nonrenewable resources: amino acid turnover and allocation to reproduction in Lepidoptera. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 99, 4413–8. doi:10.1073/pnas.072346699.


O’Neill, P.J., Jinks, R.N., Herzog, E.D., Battelle, B.A., Kass, L., Renninger, G.H., Chamberlain, S.C., 1995. The morphology of the dorsal eye of the hydrothermal vent shrimp, Rimicaris exoculata. Vis. Neurosci. 12, 861–875.


Polis, G.A., Anderson, W.B., Holt, R.D., 1997. Toward an Integration of Landscape and Food Web Ecology: The Dynamics of Spatially Subsidized Food Webs. Annu. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 28, 289–316. doi:10.1146/annurev.ecolsys.28.1.289.


Priede, I.G., Bergstad, O.A., Miller, P.I., Vecchione, M., Gebruk, A., Falkenhaug, T., Billett, D.S.M., Craig, J., Dale, A.C., Shields, M.A., Tilstone, G.H., Sutton, T.T., Gooday, A.J., Inall, M.E., Jones, D.O.B., Martinez-Vicente, V., Menezes, G.M., Niedzielski, T., Sigurðsson, Þ., Rothe, N., Rogacheva, A., Alt, C.H.S., Brand, T., Abell, R., Brierley, A.S., Cousins, N.J., Crockard, D., Hoelzel, A.R., Høines, Å., Letessier, T.B., Read, J.F., Shimmield, T., Cox, M.J., Galbraith, J.K., Gordon, J.D.M., Horton, T., Neat, F., Lorance, P., 2013. Does presence of a mid-ocean ridge enhance biomass and biodiversity? PLoS One 8, e61550. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061550.


Ramirez-Llodra, E., Tyler, P.A., Baker, M.C., Bergstad, O.A., Clark, M.R., Escobar, E., Levin, Colaço Bibliografia L.A., Menot, L., Rowden, A.A., Smith, C.R., Van Dover, C.L., 2011. Man and the Last Great Wilderness: Human Impact on the Deep Sea. PLoS One 6, e22588.


Sarrazin, J., Juniper, S., Massoth, G., Legendre, P., 1999. Physical and chemical factors influencing species distributions on hydrothermal sulfide edifices of the Juan de Fuca Ridge, northeast Pacific. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 190, 89–112. doi:10.3354/meps190089.


Smith, C.R., Brumsickle, S.J., 1989. The effects of patch size and substrate isolation on colonization modes and rates in an intertidal sediment. Limnol. Oceanogr. 34, 1263– 1277. doi:10.4319/lo.1989.34.7.1263.



Thorrold, S.R., Afonso, P., Fontes, J., Braun, C.D., Santos, R.S., Skomal, G.B., Berumen, M.L., 2014. Extreme diving behaviour in devil rays links surface waters and the deep ocean. Nat Commun 5.


Thurber, A.R., Sweetman, A.K., Narayanaswamy, B.E., Jones, D.O.B., Ingels, J., Hansman, R.L., 2014. Ecosystem function and services provided by the deep sea. Biogeosciences 11, 3941–3963. doi:10.5194/bg-11-3941-2014.


Van Dover, C.L., 2002. Community structure of mussel beds at deep-sea hydrothermal Vents. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 137–158.


Vereshchaka, A.L., Olesen, J., Lunina, A.A., 2014. Global diversity and phylogeny of pelagic shrimps of the former genera Sergestes and Sergia (Crustacea, Dendrobranchiata, Sergestidae), with definition of eight new genera. PLoS One 9, e112057. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112057.


Special Issue: Recent Advances in Seamount Ecology September 2010, Volume 31, Issue Supplement s1, Pages 1–241.