Lonny Lundsten

Senior Research & Engineering Technician

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

7700 Sandholdt Road

Moss Landing, CA 95039

Phone: (831) 775-1762

email: lonny@mbari.org

B.S., Marine and Coastal Ecology, California State University Monterey Bay
M.S., Marine Science, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Katija, K., Orenstein, E., Schlining, B., Lundsten, L., Barnard, K., Sainz, G., Boulais, O., Cromwell, M., Butler, E., Woodward, B., Bell, K.L.C. FathomNet: A global image database for enabling artificial intelligence in the ocean. Sci Rep 12, 15914 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-19939-2

Canals, M., C.K. Pham, M. Bergmann, L. Gutow, G. Hanke, E. van Sebille, M. Angiolillo, L. Buhl-Mortensen, A. Cau, C. Ioakeimidis, U. Kammann, L. Lundsten, G. Papatheodorou, A. Purser, A. Sanchez-Vidal, M. Schulz, M. Vinci, S. Chiba, F. Galgani, D. Langenkämper, T. Möller, T.W. Nattkemper, M. Ruiz, S. Suikkanen, L. Woodall, E. Fakiris, M.E.M. Jack, and A. Giorgetti (2021) The quest for seafloor macrolitter: a critical review of background knowledge, current methods and future prospects. Environmental Research Letters 16 023001. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/abc6d4

Katija K, Orenstein E, Schlining B, Lundsten L, Barnard K, Sainz G, Boulais O, Woodward B, and Bell KC (2021). “FathomNet: A global underwater image training set for enabling artificial intelligence in the ocean.” arXiv: 2109.14646.

Katija K, Schlining B, Lundsten L, Barnard K, Sainz G, Boulais O, Woodward B, Croff Bell KL (2021). “FathomNet: An open, underwater image repository for automated detection and classification of midwater and benthic animals.” Marine Technology Society Journal, 55:3, 136-137.

Boulais O, B Woodward, L Lundsten, K Barnard, B Schlining, KC Bell, K Katija (2020). “FathomNet: An underwater image training database for ocean exploration and discovery.” arXiv: 2007.00114

Martini, S., Schultz, D.T., Lundsten, L., and S.H.D. Haddock (2020). Bioluminescence in an Undescribed Species of Carnivorous Sponge (Cladorhizidae) From the Deep Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.576476

Georgieva MN, Paull CK, Little CTS, McGann M, Sahy D, Condon D, Lundsten L , Pewsey J, Caress DW and Vrijenhoek RC (2019) Discovery of an Extensive Deep-Sea Fossil Serpulid Reef Associated With a Cold Seep, Santa Monica Basin, California. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:115. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00115

Mary McGann and Lonny Lundsten (2019) Influence of an Upper Bathyal Whale-fall on Benthic Foraminifera, Monterey Canyon, California (USA). Micropaleontology, vol. 65, no. 5, pp. 435–448.

Valdés, A., Lundsten, L., & Wilson, N.G. (2018) Five new deep-sea species of nudibranchs (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Cladobranchia) from the Northeast Pacific. Zootaxa 4526 (4): 401–433

Clague, D. A., Caress, D. W., Dreyer, B. M., Lundsten, L., Paduan, J. B., Portner, R. A., Spelz-Madero, R., Bowles, J.A., Castillo, P.R., Guardado-France, R., Le Saout, M., Martin, J.F., Santa Rosa-del Rio, M.A., Zierenberg, R.A. (2018). Geology of the Alarcon Rise, southern Gulf of California. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 19. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GC00734860.

Lundsten L., Reiswig H.M., and Austin, W.C. (2017) Three new species of Cladorhiza (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida, Cladorhizidae) from the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa 4317 (2): 247-260.

Goffredi S., Johnson S., Tunnicliffe V., Caress D., Clague David., Escobar E., Lundsten L., Paduan J., Rouse G., Salcedo D., Soto L., Spelz R.M., Zierenberg R., Vrijenhoek R. (2017) Hydrothermal vent fields discovered in southern Gulf of California clarify role of habitat in augmenting regional diversity. Proc. R. Soc. B 284: 20170817. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.0817

Reichert, A. N., Lundsten, L., & EBERT, D. A. (2016). First North Pacific records of the pointy nosed blue chimaera, Hydrolagus cf. trolli (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae). Marine Biodiversity Records, 1–5. http://doi.org/10.1186/s41200-016-0095-5

Sanamyan N.P., Sanamyan K.E., and Lundsten L. 2015. Two new deepwater sea anemones (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Actiniaria) Sicyonis heliodiscus sp.n. (Actinostolidae) and Hormathia pacifica sp.n. (Hormathiidae) from Pacific // Invert. Zool. Vol.12. No.2. P.131–149. doi: 10.15298/invertzool.12.2.02

Paull, C.K., Dallimore, S.R., Caress, D.W., Gwiazda, R., Melling, H., Riedel, M., Jin, Y.K., Hong, J.K., Kim, Y.-G., Graves, D., Sherman, A., Lundsten, E., Anderson, K., Lundsten, L., Villinger, H., Kopf, A., Johnson, S.B., Hughes Clarke, J., Blasco, S., Conway, K., Neelands, P., Thomas, H. and Côté, M. (2015), Active mud volcanoes on the continental slope of the Canadian Beaufort Sea. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst.. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/2015GC005928

McClain, C.R. and Lundsten, L. (2014) Assemblage structure is related to slope and depth on a deep offshore Pacific seamount chain. Marine Ecology. doi: 10.1111/maec.12136

Taylor J.R., DeVogelaere A.P., Burton E.J., Fey O., Lundsten L., Kuhnz L.A., Whaling P.J., Lovera C., Buck K.R., Barry J.P. (2014) Deep-sea faunal communities associated with a lost intermodal shipping container in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, CA. Mar. Pollut. Bull. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.04.014

Lundsten, L., Reiswig, H.M., and Austin, W.C. (2014). Four new species of Cladorhizidae (Porifera, Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from the Northeast Pacific. Zootaxa 3786 (2): 101–123.

Lundsten L (2014) Carnivorous demosponge biology In: McGraw-Hill 2014 Yearbook of Science & Technology. pp. 54-57. McGraw-Hill Inc., New York.

Duffy, Grant A., Lundsten, Lonny, Kuhnz, Linda A., Paull, Charles K. (2013) A comparison of megafaunal communities in five submarine canyons off Southern California, USA. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.06.002

Schlining K, von Thun S, Kuhnz L, Schlining B, Lundsten L, Jacobsen Stout N, Chaney L, and Connor J (2013) Debris in the deep: Using a 22-year video annotation database to survey marine litter in Monterey Canyon, central California, USA. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2013.05.006

Lundsten L, Johnson SB, Cailliet GM, DeVogelaere AP, Clague DA (2012) Morphological, molecular, and in situ behavioral observations of the rare deep-sea anglerfish Chaunacops coloratus (Garman 1899), Order Lophiiformes, in the eastern North Pacific. Deep-Sea Research I 68: 46–53 10.1016/j.dsr.2012.05.012 Web

Lee WL, Reiswig HM, Austin WC, and Lundsten L (2012), An extraordinary new carnivorous sponge, Chondrocladia lyra, in the new subgenus Symmetrocladia (Demospongiae, Cladorhizidae), from off of northern California, USA. Invertebrate Biology 131(4): 259–284. doi: 10.1111/ivb.12001 Web

Yoklavich M, Laidig T, Krigsman L, Taylor A, Watters D, Love M, Lundsten L, and Negrete B (2011) A characterization of the coral and sponge community on Piggy Bank Seamount in Southern California from a survey using a remotely operated vehicle. A report to NOAA Deep-sea Coral Research and Technology Program. August 31, 2011, Santa Cruz, CA.

Lundsten L, Schlining KL, Frasier K, Johnson SB, Kuhnz LA, Harvey JBJ, Clague G, Vrijenhoek RC (2010) Time-series Analysis of Six Whale Fall Communities in Monterey Bay, California, USA. Deep Sea Research Part I 57: 1573–1584 Abstract

Mah C, Nizinski M, Lundsten L (2010) Phylogenetic Revision of the Hippasterinae (Goniasteridae; Asteroidea): Systematics of Deep Sea Corallivores, including one new genus and three new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160: 266–301 Abstract

Lundsten L, Paull CK, Schlining KL, Ussler W, McGann M (2010) Biological Characterization of a Whalefall Near Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Deep-Sea Research I 57: 918–922 Abstract

McClain CR, Lundsten L, Barry JP, DeVogelaere AP (2010) Assemblage structure, but not diversity or density, change with depth on a northeast Pacific seamount. Marine Ecology 31 (Suppl. 1): 1–12 Abstract

Clague D, Lundsten L, Hein J, Paduan J, Davis A (2010) Spotlight 6: Davidson Seamount. Oceanography 23(1): 126-127 PDF

Lundsten L, McClain CR, Barry JP, Cailliet GM, Clague DA, DeVogelaere AP (2009) Ichthyofauna on Three Seamounts off Southern and Central California, USA. Marine Ecology Progress Series 389:223-232. Abstract

Williams GC and Lundsten L (2009) The nephtheid soft coral genus Gersemia (Marenzeller, 1878) with the description of a new species from the northeast Pacific and a review of two additional species (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea). Zoologische Mededelingen. Leiden 83 (34): 1067-1081. Open Access Article | PDF | YouTube Movie

Lundsten L, Barry JP, Cailliet GM, Clague DA, DeVogelaere AP, Geller JB (2009) Benthic Invertebrate Communities on Three Seamounts off Southern and Central California, USA. Marine Ecology Progress Series 374:23-32. Abstract

McClain CR, Lundsten L, Ream M, Barry JP, DeVogelaere AP (2009) Endemicity, Biogeograhy, Composition, and Community Structure On a Northeast Pacific Seamount. PLoS ONE 4(1): e4141. Open Access Article

Burton EJ & Lundsten L (2008) Davidson Seamount Taxonomic Guide. Marine Sanctuaries Conservation Series ONMS-08-08. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. Silver Spring, MD. PDF

Foster MS, McConnico LM, Lundsten L, Wadsworth T, Kimball T, Brooks LB, Medina-Lopez M, Riosmena-Rodriguez R, Hernandez-Carmona G, Vasquez-Elizondo RM, Johnson S, Steller DL (2007) Diversity and natural history of a Lithamnion muelleri-Sargassum horridum community in the Gulf of California. Ciencias Marinas 33: 367-384. Abstract

Lundsten L (2007) The Biogeography and Distribution of Megafauna at Three California Seamounts. Master’s Thesis. Moss Landing Marine Laboratories. PDF

Lundsten L, Graybeal J, and Stocks K (2007) Metadata Specification for Environmental Images v1.0

Stoffers P, Worthington TJ, Schwarz-Schampera U, Hannington MD, Massoth GJ, Hekinian R, Schmidt M, Lundsten L, Evans LJ, Vaiomo’unga R, Kerby T (2006) Submarine volcanoes and high-temperature hydrothermal venting on the Tonga arc, southwest Pacific. Geology 34: 453-456. Abstract

Burton EJ and Lundsten L (2006) Biological Characterization at the USS Macon Wreck Site. Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Research Technical Report. PDF

Lundsten L (2002) An evaluation of benthic infaunal community change from October 1992 to October 2001. Elkhorn Slough Technical Report Series 2002:2. PDF

Research Cruises

R/V Bold Horizon
Morro Wind-farm Expedition, Central CA, USA: September 8 – 26, 2019

R/V Araon
2017 Canadian Arctic Expedition, Beaufort Sea, Canada: August 25 – September 16, 2017

CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier
2016 Canadian Arctic Expedition, Beaufort Sea, Canada: September 20 – October 3, 2016

R/V Western Flyer
AMP/MBA Collections in Monterey Bay (Olhasso), Dec 14 – 17, 2021
Low Altitude surveys in Monterey Bay (Caress), April 26 – May 1, 2021
MBA Collections at Monterey Canyon and Guide Seamount (Wandell), January 22 – 25, 2019
Monterey Canyon whalefall and coldseep (Orphan), February 22 & 23, 2017
Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge (Clague), August 8 – 16, 2016
Monterey Canyon Microbial Ecology (Worden), September 11 – 14, 2015
Alarcon Rise 2015 (Clague), April 3 – April 13, 2015
Axial Seamount 2014 (Clague), August 26 – September 6, 2014
Southern California 2014 (Vrijenhoek), June 19 – 25, 2014
Monterey Canyon 2014 (Paull), April 14 — 20, 2014
Southern California 2013 (Vrijenhoek), May 18 – 24, 2013
Alarcon Rise, GoC Expedition 2012 (Clague), April 21 – May 1, 2012
Monterey Bay Whale Falls (Vrijenhoek), June 2 – 7, 2011
MBNMS Container Survey (DeVogelaere), March 8 – 10, 2011
Monterey Bay Whale Falls (Vrijenhoek), October 25 – 29, 2010
Taney Seamounts (Clague), August 5 – 13, 2010
Monterey Bay Whale Falls (Vrijenhoek), November 16 – 20, 2009
Monterey Canyon Processes (Paull), June 15 – 20, 2009
Monterey Canyon Woodfall & Davidson Seamount (Barry), April 15 – 19, 2009
Monterey Bay Whale Falls (Vrijenhoek), March 10 – 13, 2009
Monterey Bay Whale Falls (Vrijenhoek), Dec. 18 – 21, 2007
California Seamounts (Clague), June 17 – 24, 2007
Monterey Bay Whale Falls (Vrijenhoek), Jan. 10 – 13, 2007
Davidson Seamount (DeVogelaere/Barry/BBC), Jan. 26 – Feb. 4, 2006
Monterey Canyon Processes (Paull), March 10 – 16, 2005
Midwater (Haddock), Oct. 4 – 11, 2004
Juan de Fuca Ridge (Stakes), Aug. 30 – Sept. 9, 2004
California Seamounts (Clague), April 27 – May 8, 2004
California Seamounts (Clague), October 11-17, 2003
Midwater (Robison), Sept. 29 – Oct. 4, 2003

R/V Rachel Carson
MBA collection (Wandell), April 25, 2019
MBA collection (Wandell), April 24, 2019
MBA collection (Wandell), February 20, 2019
MBA collection (Wandell), November 1, 2018
MBA collection (Wandell), November 26, 2018
MARS Node (Dawe), October 29, 2018
MiniROV Midwater Collections (Katija), August 23, 2018
MBA collection (Wandell), April 9, 2018
MBA collection (Bush), June 12, 2017
BRS and hermit crab collection (Barry), March 8, 2016
MARS Node (Etchemendy), September 16, 2015
Octopus collection (Bush), November 14, 2013
Deep ESP (Ussler), October 30, 2013

R/V Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Whale Fall (Vrijenhoek), May 26, 2010
Midwater (Haddock), February 12, 2009
Cliff Search (Haddock), June 3, 2008
Cliff Search 2 (Barry), April 18, 2008
Cliff Search (Barry), April 10, 2008
MARS Cable Environmental Monitoring Program (Barry), January 30, 2008
MARS Cable Environmental Monitoring Program (Barry), December 6, 2007
MBA HD Filming (MBA), October 4, 2004
MBA HD Filming (MBA), January 29, 2003

R/V Zephyr
ESP deployment – March 31, 2011
ESP recovery – April 19, 2010
ESP recovery – June 11, 2009
ESP deployment – May 14, 2009
ESP recovery – April 29, 2009
Davidson Seamount (Clague), AUV Mapping, Oct. 7 – 12, 2006

R/V McArthur II
West Coast Corals 2010, Leg 3 Piggy Bank (Yoklavich) May 27 – July 2, 2010

R/V Ka’imikai-O-Kanaloa
South Tonga (Tofua) Arc Submarine Volcanoes (Stoffers), Pisces IV & V Manned Submersibles, Auckland, NZ – Pago Pago, American Samoa, June 6 – 29, 2005

R/V Alpha Helix
Southeast Alaska (Kvitek) ECOHAB, June 23 – July 15, 1999