Deep-Sea Biology

Jones WJ, Vrijenhoek RC (2006) Evolutionary relationships within the "Bathymodiolus" childressi group. Cahiers de Biologie Marine: in press

Lutz RA, Collins AG, Annis ER, Reed AJ, Bennett K, Halanych KM, Vrijenhoek RC (2006) Stauromedusan populations inhabiting deep-sea hydrothermal vents along the southern East Pacific Rise. Cahiers de Biologie Marine: in press

Hey R, Massoth G, Vrijenhoek R, Rona P, Lupton J, Butterfield D (2006) Hydrothermal Vent Geology and Biology at Earth's Fastest Spreading Rates. Marine Geophysical Researches 26 27:137-153  Link to PDF

Johnson SB, Young CR, Jones WJ, Warén A, Vrijenhoek RC (2006) Migration, Isolation, and Speciation of Hydrothermal Vent Limpets (Gastropoda; Lepetodrilidae) Across the Blanco Transform Fault. Biological Bulletin (Woods Hole) 210: 140-157  Link to PDF

Jones WJ, Won YJ, Maas PAY, Smith PJ, Lutz RA, Vrijenhoek RC (2006) Evolution of habitat use by deep-sea mussels. Marine Biology 148: 841-851 Link to PDF

Goffredi SK, Orphan VJ, Rouse GW, Jahnke L, Embaye T, Turk K, Lee R, Vrijenhoek RC (2005) Evolutionary innovation: a bone-eating marine symbiosis. Environmental Microbiology 7: 1369-1378  Link to PDF

Goffredi SK, Paull CK, Fulton-Bennett, Hurtado LA, Vrijenhoek RC (2004) Unusual benthic fauna associated with a whale fall in Monterey Canyon, California. Deep Sea Research I: 10:1295-1306

Goffredi SK, Waren A, Orphan VJ, Van Dover CL, Vrijenhoek RC (2004) Novel forms of structural integration between microbes and a vent gastropod from the Indian Ocean. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70: 3082-3090

Hurtado LA, Lutz RA, Vrijenhoek RC (2004) Distinct patterns of genetic differentiation among annelids of eastern pacific hydrothermal vents. Molec. Ecol. 13, 2603-2615

Rouse GW, Goffredi SK, Vrijenhoek RC (2004) Osedax: Bone-Eating Marine Worms with Dwarf Males. Science 305: 668-671

Smith PJ, McVeagh SM, Won YJ, Vrijenhoek RC (2004) Genetic heterogeneity among New Zealand species of hydrothermal vent mussels (Mytilidae: Bathymodiolus). Marine Biology 144: 537-545

Goffredi SK, Hurtado LA, Hallam S, Vrijenhoek RC (2003) Evolutionary relationships of deep-sea vent and seep clams (Mollusca: Vesicomyidae) of the pacifica/lepta species complex. Marine Biology 142: 311-320

Hurtado LA, Mateos M, Lutz RA, Vrijenhoek RC (2003) Coupling of bacterial endosymbiont and host mitochondrial genomes in the hydrothermal vent clam Calyptogena magnifica. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69: 2058-2064

Little CTS, Vrijenhoek RC (2003) Are hydrothermal vent animals living fossils? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18: 582-588

Van Dover CL, Aharon P, Bernhard JM, Caylor E, Doerries M, Flickinger W, Gilhooly W, Goffredi SK, Knick K, Macko SA, Rapoport S, Raulfs EC, Ruppel C, Salerno J, Seitz RD, Gupta BKS, Shank T, Turnipseed M, Vrijenhoek R (2003) Blake Ridge methane seeps: characterization of a soft-sediment, chemosynthetically based ecosystem. Deep Sea Research I 50: 281-300

Won Y, Hallam SJ, O'Mullan GD, Vrijenhoek RC (2003) Cytonuclear disequilibrium in a hybrid zone involving deep-sea hydrothermal vent mussels of the genus Bathymodiolus. Molecular Ecology 12: 3185-3190

Won Y, Young CR, Lutz RA, Vrijenhoek RC (2003) Dispersal barriers and isolation among deep-sea mussel populations (Mytilidae: Bathymodiolus) from eastern Pacific hydrothermal vents. Molecular Ecology 12: 169-184

Won Y-J, Hallam SJ, O'Mullan GD, Pan IL, Buck KR, Vrijenhoek RC (2003) Environmental acquisition of thiotrophic endosymbionts by deep-sea mussels of the genus Bathymodiolus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69: 6785-6792

Chevaldonné P, Jollivet D, Desbruyères D, Lutz RA, Vrijenhoek RC (2002) Sister-species of eastern Pacific hydrothermal-vent worms (Ampharetidae, Alvinelidae, Vestimentifera) provide new mitochondrial clock calibration. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 43: 367-370

Guinot D, Hurtado LA, Vrijenhoek RC (2002) New genus and species of brachyuran crab from the southern East Pacific Rise (Crustacea Decapoda Brachyura Bythograeidae). Comptes Rendus Biologies 325: 1119-1128

Hurtado LA, Mateos M, Lutz RA, Vrijenhoek RC (2002) Molecular evidence for multiple species of Oasisia (Annelida: Siboglinidae) at eastern Pacific hydrothermal vents. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 34: 377-380

Van Dover C.L., German C.R., Speer K.G., Parson L.M. and Vrijenhoek R.C. 2002 Evolution and biogeography of deep-sea vent and seep invertebrates. Science 295:1253-1257  abstract    full paper (pdf)

Won Y-J, Maas PAY, Dover CLV, Vrijenhoek RC (2002) Habitat reversal in vent and seep mussels: seep species, Bathymodiolus heckerae, derived from vent ancestors. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 34: 387-390

Halanych K.M., Feldman R.A. and Vrijenhoek R.C. 2001 Molecular evidence that Sclerolinum brattstromi is closely related to vestimentiferens, not frenulate pogonophorans (Siboglinidae, Annelida). Biological Bulletin 201:65-75

O'Mullan G.D., Maas P.A.Y., Lutz R.A. and Vrijenhoek R.C. 2001 A hybrid zone between hydrothermal vent mussels (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Molecular Ecology 10:2819-2831

Van Dover C.L., Humphris S.E., Fornari D., Cavanaugh C.M., Collier R., Goffredi S.K., Hashimoto J., Lilley C.M., Reysenbach A.L., Shank T.M., Von Damm K.L., Banta A., Gallant R.M., Gštz D., Green D., Hall J., Harmer T.L., Hurtado L.A., Johnson P., McKiness Z.P., Meredith C., Olson E., Pan I.L., Turnipseed M., Won Y., Young III C.R. and Vrijenhoek R.C. 2001 Biogeography and ecological setting of Indian Ocean hydrothermal vents. Science 294:818-823  abstract    full paper (pdf)

Di Meo C.A., Wilbur A.E., Holben W.E., Feldman R.A., Vrijenhoek R.C. and Cary S.C. 2000 Genetic Variation Among Endosymbionts of Widely Distributed Vestimentiferan Tubeworms. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 66:651-658

Gebruk A.V., Chevaldonné P., Shank T., Lutz R.A. and Vrijenhoek R.C. 2000 Deep-sea hydrothermal vent communities of the Logatchev area (14¡45'N, Mid-Atlantic Ridge): diverse biotypes and high biomass. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 80:383-393

Peek A.S., Gaut B.S., Feldman R.A., Barry J.P., Kochevar R.E., Lutz R.A. and Vrijenhoek R.C. 2000 Neutral and nonneutral mitochondrial genetic variation in deep sea clams from the family Vesicomyidae. Journal of Molecular Evolution 50:141-153  abstract    full paper (pdf)

Baco, A. R., C. R. Smith, G. K. Roderick, A. S. Peek and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1999 Molecular identification of vesicomyid clams associated with whale-falls on the California Slope. Marine Ecology Progress Series 182: 137-147.

Maas, P. A. Y., G. D. O'Mullan, R. A. Lutz and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1999 Genetic and morphometric characterization of mussels (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from Mid-Atlantic hydrothermal vents. Biological Bulletin 196: 265-272.

Shank T.M., Halanych K., Black M., Lutz R.A. and Vrijenhoek R.C. 1999 Miocene radiation of deep-sea hydrothermal vent shrimp (Caridea: Bresiliidae): evidence from mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit I. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 12:244-254

Black, M. B., A. Trivedi, P. Maas, R. A. Lutz and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1998 Population genetics and biogeography of vestimentiferan tube worms. Deep Sea Research II 45: 365-382.

Chevaldonné, P., D. Jollivet, R. Feldman, D. Desbruyères, R. A. Lutz et al., 1998 Commensal scale-worms of the genus Brachipolynoe (Polychaeta: Polynoidae) at deep-sea hydrothermal vents and cold seeps. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 39: 347-350.

Feldman, R. A., T. M. Shank, M. B. Black, A. R. Baco, C. R. Smith et al., 1998 Vestimentiferan on a whale fall. Biological Bulletin 194: 116-119.

Gustafson, R. G., R. D. Turner, R. A. Lutz and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1998 A new genus and five species of mussels (Bivalvia, Mytilidae) from deep-sea sulfide/hydrocarbon seeps in the Gulf of Mexico. Malacologia 40: 63-113.

Halanych, K. M., R. A. Lutz and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1998 Evolutionary origins and age of vesitimentiferan tube worms. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 39: 355-358.

Lutz, R. A., D. Desbruyères, T. M. Shank and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1998 A deep-sea hydrothermal vent community dominated by Staromedusae. Deep Sea Research II 45: 329-334.

Peek, A. S., R. A. Feldman, R. A. Lutz and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1998 Cospeciation of chemoautotrophic bacteria and deep sea clams. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 95: 9962-9966. abstract   full paper (pdf)

Peek, A. S., R. C. Vrijenhoek and B. S. Gaut, 1998 Accelerated evolutionary rate in sulfur-oxidizing endosymbiotic bacteria associated with the mode of symbiont transmission. Molecular Biology and Evolution 15: 1514-1523. abstract    full paper (pdf)

Shank, T. M., R. A. Lutz and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1998 Molecular systematics of shrimp from deep-sea hydrothermal vents: enigmatic "small orange" shrimp from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge are juvenile Rimicaris exoculata. Molecular Marine Biology and Biotechnology 7: 88-96.

Vrijenhoek, R. C., T. Shank and R. A. Lutz, 1998 Gene flow and dispersal in deep-sea hydrothermal vent animals. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 39: 363-366.

Black, M. B., K. Halanych, P. Maas, W. R. Hoeh, J. Hashimoto et al., 1997 Molecular systematics of deep-sea tube worms (Vestimentifera). Marine Biology 130: 141-149.

Feldman, R. A., M. B. Black, C. S. Cary, R. A. Lutz and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1997 Molecular phylogenetics of bacterial endosymbionts and their vestimentiferan hosts. Molecular Marine Biology and Biotechnology 6: 268-277.

Peek, A., R. Gustafson, R. Lutz and R. Vrijenhoek, 1997 Evolutionary relationships of deep-sea hydrothermal vent and cold-water seep clams (Bivalvia: Vesicomyidae): Results from the mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit I. Marine Biology 130: 151-161.

Vrijenhoek, R. C., 1997 Gene flow and genetic diversity in naturally fragmented metapopulations of deep-sea hydrothermal vent animals. Journal of Heredity 88: 285-293.

Craddock, C., R. A. Lutz and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1996 Patterns of dispersal and larval development of archaeogastropod limpets at hydrothermal vents in the eastern Pacific. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 210: 37-51.

Karl, S. A., S. J. Schutz, D. Desbruyères, R. A. Lutz and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1996 Molecular analysis of gene flow in the hydrothermal-vent clam Calyptogena magnifica. Molecular Marine Biology and Biotechnology 5: 193-202.

Craddock, C., W. R. Hoeh, R. G. Gustafson, R. A. Lutz, J. Hashimoto et al., 1995 Evolutionary relationships among deep-sea mytilids (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from hydrothermal vents and cold-water methane/sulfide seeps. Marine Biology 121: 477-485.

Craddock, C., W. R. Hoeh, R. A. Lutz and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1995 Extensive gene flow in the deep-sea hydrothermal vent mytilid Bathymodiolus thermophilus. Marine Biology 124: 137-146.

Black, M. B., R. A. Lutz and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1994 Gene flow among vestimentiferan tube worm (Riftia pachyptila) populations from hydrothermal vents of the Eastern Pacific. Marine Biology 120: 33-39.

Folmer, O., M. Black, W. Hoeh, R. Lutz and R. Vrijenhoek, 1994 DNA primers for amplification of mitochondrial cytochrome C oxidase subunit I from metazoan invertebrates. Molecular Marine Biology and Biotechnology 3: 294-299.

Vrijenhoek, R. C., S. J. Schutz, R. G. Gustafson and R. A. Lutz, 1994 Cryptic species of deep-sea clams (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Vesicomyidae) in hydrothermal vent and cold-seep environments. Deep Sea Research II 41: 1171-1189.

France, S. C., R. R. Hessler and R. C. Vrijenhoek, 1992 Genetic differentiation between spatially-disjunct populations of the deep-sea, hydrothermal vent-endemic amphipod Ventiella sulfuris. Marine Biology 114: 551-559.

Revised: 10 July 2006