Molecular Ecology Publications

Baco, A.R., Smith, C.R., Roderick, G.K., Peek, A.S., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (1999). Molecular identification of vesicomyid clams associated with whale-falls on the California Slope. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 182: 137-147.
Maas, Paula A.Y., O'Mullan, Gregory D., Lutz, Richard A., Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (1999). Genetic and morphometric characterization of mussels (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from Mid-Atlantic hydrothermal vents. Biological Bulletin, 196: 265-272.
Shank, Timothy M., Black, Michael B., Halanych, Kenneth M., Lutz, Richard A., Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (1999). Miocene radiation of deep-sea hydrothermal vent shrimp (Caridea: Bresiliidae): Evidence from mitochondrial cytochrome oxidae subunit I. Molecular Phylogenetics and evolution, 12: 244-254.
Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (1999). Parthenogenesis and natural clones. Encyclopedia of reproduction, 3: 695-702.
Di Meo, Carol A., Wilber, Ami E., Holben, William E., Feldman, Robert A., Vrijenhoek, Robert C., Cary, S. Craig, (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, Richard A., Vrijenhoek, Robert 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 United Kingdom, 80: 383-393.
Peek, Andrew S., Gaut, Brandon S., Feldman, Robert A., Barry, James P., Kochevar, Randall E., Lutz, Richard A., Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (2000). Neutral and nonneutral mitochondrial genetic variation in deep sea clams from the family Vesicomyidae. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 50: 141-153.
Halanych, Kenneth M., Feldman, Robert A., Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (2001). Molecular evidence that Sclerolinum brattstromi is closely related to vestimentiferans, no to frenulate pogonophorans (Siboglinidae, Annlida). Biological Bulletin, 201: 65-75.
O'Mullan, G.D., P.A.Y. Maas, R.A. Lutz, R.C. Vrijenhoek, (2001). A hybrid zone between hydrothermal vent mussels (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Molecular Ecology, 10: 2819–2831.
Chevaldonné, Pierre, Jollivet, Didier, Desbruyères, Daniel, Lutz, Richard A., Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (2002). Sister-species of eastern Pacific hydrothermal-vent worms (Ampharetidae, Alvinelidae, Vestimentifera) provide new mitochondrial COI clock calibration. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 43: 367–370.
Guinot, Danièle., Hurtado, Luis Alberto, Vrijenhoek, R. C., (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, Luis A. , Mateos, M., Lutz, Richard A. , Vrijenhoek, Robert C. , (2002). Molecular evidence for multiple species of Oasisia (Annelida: Siboglinidae) at eastern Pacific hydrothermal vents. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 34: 377–380.
Mateos, M., Sanjur,O.I., Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (2002). Historical biogeography of the livebearing fish genus Poeciliopsis (Poeciliidae: Cyprinodontiformes). Evolution, 56: 972–984.
Mateos, M., Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (2002). Ancient versus reticulate origin of a hemiclonal lineage. Evolution, 56: 985–992.
Van Dover, C. L., German, C.R., Speer, K.G., Parson, L.M., Vrijenhoek, R. C., (2002). Evolution and biogeography of deep-sea vent and seep invertebrates. Science, 295: 1253–1257.
Won, Yong-Jin , Maas, Paula A. Y. , Van Dover, Cindy Lee, Vrijenhoek, R C, (2002). Habitat reversal in vent and seep mussels: seep species, Bathymodiolus heckerae, derived from vent ancestors. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 34: 387–390.
Goffredi, S.K., Hurtado, L.A., Hallam, S., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2003). Evolutionary relationships of deep-sea vent and seep clams (Mollusca: Vesicomyidae) of the ‘pacifica/lepta’ species complex. Marine Biology, 142: 311–320.
Hurtado, L. A., M. Mateos, R.A. Lutz, R.C. Vrijenhoek, (2003). Coupling of bacterial endosymbiont and host mitochondrial genomes in the hydrothermal vent clam Calyptogena magnifica. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 69: 2058-2064.
Little, C.T.S. , R.C. Vrijenhoek, (2003). Are hydrothermal vent animals living fossils?. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 18: 582-588.
Van Dover, C.L., P. Aharon, J.M. Bernhard, E. Caylor, M. Doerries, W. Flickinger, W. Gilhooly, S.K. Goffredi, K. Knick, S.A. Macko, S. Rapoport, E.C. Raulfs, C. Ruppel, J. Salerno, R.D. Seitz, B.K.S. Gupta, T. Shank, M. Turnipseed, R.C. Vrijenhoek, (2003). Blake Ridge methane seeps: characterization of a soft-sediment, chemosynthetically based ecosystem. Deep Sea Research II, 50: 281-300.
Won, Y., Hallam, S.J. , G.D. O'Mullan, I.L. Pan, K.R. Buck, R.C. Vrijenhoek, (2003). Environmental acquisition of thiotrophic endosymbionts by deep-sea mussels of the genus Bathymodiolus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 69: 6785-6792.
Won, Y., Hallam, S.J. , G.D. O'Mullan, R.C. Vrijenhoek, (2003). Cytonuclear disequilibrium in a hybrid zone involving deep-sea hydrothermal vent mussels of the genus Bathymodiolus. Molecular Ecology, 12: 3185-3190.
Won, Y., C.R. Young, R.A. Lutz, R.C. Vrijenhoek, (2003). Dispersal barriers and isolation among deep-sea mussel populations (Mytilidae: Bathymodiolus) from eastern Pacific hydrothermal vents. Molecular Ecology, 12: 169-184.
Goffredi, S.K., Paull, C.K. , Fulton-Bennett, K. , Hurtado, L.A. , Vrijenhoek, R.C. , (2004). Unusual benthic fauna associated with a whale fall in Monterey Canyon, California.. Deep Sea Research I, 51: 1295-1306.
Goffredi, S.K., A. Warén, V.J. Orphan, C.L. VanDover, R.C. Vrijenhoek, (2004). Novel forms of structural integration between microbes and a Hydrothermal Vent Gastropod from the Indian Ocean.. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 70: 3082-3090.
Hurtado, L.A., R.A. Lutz, R.C. Vrijenhoek, (2004). Distinct patterns of genetic differentiation among annelids of eastern Pacific hydrothermal vents.. Molecular Ecology, 13: 2603-2615.
Rouse, G.W., S.K. Goffredi, R.C. Vrijenhoek, (2004). Osedax: Bone-eating marine worms with dwarf males.. Science, 305: 668-671.
Smith, P.J., S.M. McVeagh, Y.J. Won, R.C. Vrijenhoek, (2004). Genetic heterogeneity among New Zealand species of hydrothermal vent mussels (Mytilidae: Bathymodiolus). Marine Biology, 144: 537-545.
Goffredi, S.K., Jones, W.J., Scholin, C.A., Marin III, R., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2005). Molecular detection of marine larvae. Marine Molecular Biotechnology, 8: 1-12.
Goffredi, S.K., Orphan, V.J., Rouse, G.W., Jahnke, L., Embaye, T., Turk, K., Lee, R., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2005). Evolutionary innovation: A bone-eating marine symbiosis. Environmental Microbiology, 7: 1369-1378.
Mateos, M., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2005). Independent origins of allotriploidy in the fish genus Poeciliopsis. Journal of Heredity, 96: 32-39.
Goffredi, S.K., Jones, W.J., Scholin, C.A., Marin III, R., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2006). Molecular detection of marine invertebrate larvae. Marine Biotechnology, 8: 149-160.
Hey, R., Massoth, G., Vrijenhoek, R.C., Rona, P., Lupton, J., Butterfield, D., (2006). Hydrothermal vent geology and biology at Earth's fastest spreading rates. Marine Geophysical Researches, 27: 1249-1262.
Johnson, S.B, Young, C.R., Jones, W.J., Warén, A, Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2006). Migration, isolation, and speciation of hydrothermal vent limpets (Gastropoda; Lepetodrilidae) across the Blanco Transform Fault. Biological Bulletin, 210: 140-157.
Jones, J., Won, Y.J., Maas, P.A.Y., Smith, P.J., Lutz, R.A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2006). Evolution of habitat use by deep-sea mussels. Marine Biology, 148: 841-851.
Jones, W.J., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2006). Evolutionary relationships within the "Bathymodiolus" childressi group. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 47: 403-407.
Lutz, R.A., Collins, A.G., Annis, E.R., Reed, A.J., Bennett, K., Halanych, K.M., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2006). Stauromedusan populations inhabiting deep-sea hydrothermal vents along the southern East Pacific Rise. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 47: 409-413.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2006). Polyploid hybrids: Multiple origins of a treefrog species. Current Biology, 16: 245-247.
Braby, C.E., Rouse, G.W., Johnson, S.B., Jones, W.J., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2007). Bathymetric and temporal variation among Osedax boneworms and associated megafauna on whale-falls in Monterey Bay, California. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 54: 1773-1791.
Goffredi, S.K., Johnson, S.B., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2007). Genetic and potential function of microbial symbionts associated with newly discovered species of Osedax polychaete worms. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73: 2314-2323.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., Duhaime, M., Jones, W.J., (2007). Subtype variation among bacterial endosymbionts of tubeworms (Annelida: Siboglinidae) from the Gulf of California. Biological Bulletin, 212: 180-184.
Génio, L., Johnson, S.B, Vrijenhoek, R.C., Cunha, M.R., Tyler, P.A., Kiel, S., Little, C.T.S., (2008). New record of “Bathymodiolusmauritanicus Cosel 2002 from the Gulf of Cadiz (NE Atlantic) mud volcanoes. Journal of Shellfish Research, 27: 53-61.
Goffredi, S.K., Jones, W.J., Erhlich, H., Springer, A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2008). Epibiotic bacteria associated with the recently discovered Yeti crab, Kiwa hirsuta. Environmental Microbiology, 10: 2623-2634.
Johnson, S.B., Warén, A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2008). DNA barcoding of Lepetodrilus limpets reveals cryptic species. Journal of Shellfish Research, 27: 43-51.[43:Dbollr]2.0.Co;2
Jones, W.J., Johnson, S.B., Rouse, G.W., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2008). Marine worms (genus Osedax) colonize cow bones. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 275: 387-391.
Jones, W.J., Preston, C.M., Marin III, R., Scholin, C.A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2008). A robotic molecular method for in situ detection of marine invertebrate larvae. Molecular Ecology Resources, 8: 540-550.
Rouse, G.W., Worsaae, K., Johnson, S.B., Jones, W.J., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2008). Acquisition of dwarf male "harems" by recently settled females of Osedax roseus n. sp. (Siboglinidae; Annelida). Biological Bulletin, 214: 67-82.
Turcotte, M.M., Pires, M.N., Vrijenhoek, R.C., Reznick, D.N., (2008). Maternal provisioning in livebearing fish species and their hybrids (Poeciliidae: Poeciliopsis). Functional Ecology, 22: 1118-1124.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2008). Valuing what most will never see. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 23: 10-11.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., Collins, P.C., Van Dover, C.L., (2008). Bone-eating marine worms: Habitat specialists or generalists?. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 275: 1963-1964.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., Johnson, S.B., Rouse, G.W., (2008). Bone-eating Osedax females and their "harems" of dwarf males are recruited from a common larval pool. Molecular Ecology, 17: 4535-4544.
Won, Y.J., Jones, W.J., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2008). Absence of co-speciation between deep-sea mytilids and their thiotrophic endosymbionts. Journal of Shellfish Research, 27: 129-138.
Young, C.R., Fujio, S., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2008). Directional dispersal between mid-ocean ridges: Deep-ocean circulation and gene flow in Ridgeia piscesae. Molecular Ecology, 17: 1718-1731.
Braby, C.E., Pearse, V.B., Bain, B.A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2009). Pycnogonid-cnidarian trophic interactions in the deep Monterey Submarine Canyon. Invertebrate Biology, 128: 359-363.
Rouse, G.W., Wilson, N.G., Goffredi, S.K., Johnson, S.B., Smart, T., Widmer, C., Young, C.M., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2009). Spawning and development in Osedax boneworms (Siboglinidae, Annelida). Marine Biology, 156: 395-405.
Scholin, C., Doucette, G., Jensen, S., Roman, B., Pargett, D., Marin III, R., Preston, C., Jones, W., Feldman, J., Everlove, C., Harris, A., Alvarado, N., Massion, E., Birch, J., Greenfield, D., Vrijenhoek, R.C., Mikulski, C., Jones, K, (2009). Remote detection of marine microbes, small invertebrates, harmful algae and biotoxins using the Environmental Sample Processor (ESP). Oceanography, 22: 158-167.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2009). Cryptic species, phenotypic plasticity, and complex life histories: Assessing deep-sea faunal diversity with molecular markers. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 56: 1713-1723.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2009). Hydrothermal vents. Encyclopedia of Islands : 424-427.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., Johnson, S.B., Rouse, G.W., (2009). A remarkable diversity of bone-eating worms (Osedax; Siboglinidae; Annelida). BMC Biology, 7: .
Vrijenhoek, R.C., Parker, E.D., (2009). Geographical parthenogenesis, general purpose genotypes and frozen niche variation. Lost Sex : 99-131.
Audzijonyte, A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2010). Three nuclear genes for phylogenetic, SNP and population genetic studies of molluscs and other invertebrates. Molecular Ecology Resources, 10: 200-204.
Audzijonyte, A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2010). When gaps really are gaps: Statistical phylogeography of hydrothermal vent invertebrates. Evolution, 64: 2369-2384.
Hilário, A., Johnson, S.B., Cunha, M.R., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2010). High diversity of frenulates (Polychaeta: Siboglinidae) in the Gulf of Cadiz mud volcanoes: A DNA taxonomy analysis. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 57: 143-150.
Hoos, P., Geller, J., Ruiz, G., Miller, W., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2010). The introduction of western Atlantic Gemma gemma to California: Comparing inferences from genetic and historical data. Biological Invasions, 16: 582-592.
Johnson, S.B., Warén, A, Lee, R., Kanno, Y., Kaim, A., Davis, A., Strong, E., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2010). Rubyspira, new genus and two new species of bone-eating deep-sea snails with ancient habits. Biological Bulletin, 219: 166-177.
Lundsten, L., Schlining, K.L., Frasier, K., Johnson, S.B., Kuhnz, L., Harvey, J., Clague, G., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2010). Time-series analysis of six whale-fall communities in Monterey Canyon, California, USA. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 57: 1573-1584.
McGann, M., Vrijenhoek, R.C., Johnson, S., Harvey, J., Paull, C.K., Ussler III, W., Lundsten, L., (2010). Foraminiferal response to whale falls in the northeastern Pacific ocean. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Foraminifera : .
Ryan, J.P., Johnson, S.B., Sherman, A.D., Rajan, K., Py, F., Thomas, H., Harvey, J.B.J., Bird, L., Paduan, J.D., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2010). Mobile autonomous process sampling within coastal ocean observing systems. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 8: 394-402.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2010). Genetic diversity and connectivity of deep-sea hydrothermal vent metapopulations. Molecular Ecology, 19: 4391-4411.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2010). Genetics and evolution of deep-sea chemosynthetic bacteria and their invertebrate hosts. The Vent and Seep Biota, Topics in Geobiology 33 : 15-50.
Clague, G.E., Jones, W.J., Paduan, J.B., Clague, D.A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2011). Phylogeography of Acesta clams from submarine seamounts and escarpments along the western margin of North America. Marine Ecology, 33: 75-87.
Coykendall, D.K., Johnson, S.B., Karl, S.A., Lutz, R.A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2011). Genetic diversity and demographic instability in Riftia pachyptila tubeworms from eastern Pacific hydrothermal vents. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11: 96.
Rouse, G.W., Goffredi, S.K., Johnson, S.B., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2011). Not whale-fall specialists, Osedax worms also consume fishbones. Biology Letters, 7: 736-739.
Thaler, A.D., Zelnio, K., Saleu, W., Schultz, T.F., Carlsson, J., Cunningham, C., Vrijenhoek, R.C., Van Dover, C.L., (2011). The spatial scale of genetic subdivision in populations of Ifremeria nautilei, a hydrothermal-vent gastropod from the southwest Pacific. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11: .
Audzijonyte, A., Krylova, E.M., Sahling, H., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2012). Molecular taxonomy reveals broad trans-oceanic distributions and high species diversity of deep-sea clams (Bivalvia: Vesicomyidae: Pliocardiinae) in chemosynthetic environments. Systematics and Biodiversity, 10: 403-415.
Harvey, J.B.J., Ryan, J.P., Marin III, R., Preston, C.M., Alvarado, N., Scholin, C.A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2012). Robotic sampling, in situ monitoring and molecular detection of marine zooplankton. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 413: 60-70.
Salathé, R.M., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2012). Temporal variation and lack of host specificity among bacterial endosymbionts of Osedax bone worms (Polychaeta: Siboglinidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 12: 189.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2012). Fitness loss and genetic rescue in stream-dwelling topminnows. Conservation and the Genetics of Populations, 2nd Edition : 313.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., Waples, R.S., (2012). Popular misconceptions. Molecular Ecology, 21: 4155-4156.
Harvey, J.B.J., Djunaedi, A.F., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2013). Validation of a sandwich hybridization assay for marine copepod detection. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 446: 306-310.
Johnson, S.B., Won, Y-J, Harvey, J.B.J., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2013). A hybrid zone between Bathymodiolus mussel lineages from eastern Pacific hydrothermal vents. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13: 21.
Stiller, J., Rousset, V., Pleijel, F., Chevaldonne, P., Vrijenhoek, R.C., Rouse, G.W., (2013). Phylogeny, biogeography and systematics of hydrothermal vent and methane seep Amphisamytha (Ampharetidae, Annelida), with descriptions of three new species. Systematics and Biodiversity, 11: 35-65.
Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2013). On the instability and evolutionary age of deep-sea chemosynthetic communities. Deep Sea Research II, 92: 189-200.
Arellano, S.M., Van Gaest, A.L., Johnson, S.B., Vrijenhoek, R.C., Young, C.M., (2014). Larvae from deep-sea methane seeps disperse in surface waters. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281: .
Goffredi, S.K., Yi, H., Zhang, Q., Klann, J.E., Struve, I.A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., Brown, C.T., (2014). Genomic versatility and functional variation between two dominant heterotrophic symbionts of deep-sea Osedax worms. The ISME Journal, 8: 908-924.
Higgs, N.D., Glover, A.G., Dahlgren, T.G., Smith, C.R., Fujiwara, Y., Pradillon, F., Johnson, S.B., Vrijenhoek, R.C., Little, C.T.S., (2014). The morphological diversity of Osedax worm borings (Annelida: Siboglinidae). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom : .
Johnson, S.B., Warén, A., Tunnicliffe, V., Van Dover, C., Wheat, C.G., Schultz, T.F., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2014). Molecular taxonomy and naming of five cryptic species of Alviniconcha snails (Gastropoda: Abyssochrysoidea) from hydrothermal vents. Systematics and Biodiversity, 13: 278-295.
Jun, J., Won, Y.J., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2014). Complete mitochondrial genome of the hydrothermal vent tubeworm, Ridgeia piscesae (Polychaeta, Siboglinidae). Mitochondrial DNA : 1-2.
Walz, K.R., Clague, D.A., Barry, J.P., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2014). First records and range extensions for two Acesta clam species (Bivalvia: Limidae) in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Marine Biodiversity Records, 7: .
Zhang, H., Geller, J.B., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2014). Genetic diversity in native and introduced populations of the amethyst gem clam Gemma gemma (Totten, 1834) from the U.S. east and west coasts. Biological Invasions, 16: 2725-2735.
Breusing, C., Johnson, S.B., Tunnicliffe, V., Vrijenhoek, R.C. , (2015). Population structure and connectivity in Indo-Pacific deep-sea mussels of the Bathymodiolus septemdierum complex. Conservation Genetics , 16: 1415-1430.
Liu, H., Cai, S., Zhang, H., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2015). Complete mitochondrial genome of hydrothermal vent clam Calyptogena magnifica. Mitochondrial DNA : 1-3.
Rouse, G. W., Wilson, N. G., Carvajal, J. I., Vrijenhoek, R. C., (2015). New deep-sea species of Xenoturbella and the position of Xenacoelomorpha. Nature, 530: 94-97.
Rouse, G.W., Wilson, N.G., Worsaae, K., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2015). A dwarf male reversal in bone-eating worms. Current Biology, 25: 236-241.
Zhang, H., Johnson, S.B., Flores, V.R., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2015). Intergradation between discrete lineages of Tevnia jerichonana, a deep-sea hydrothermal vent tubeworm. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 121: 53-61.
Breusing, C., Biastoch, A., Drews, A., Metaxas, A., Jollivet, D., Vrijenhoek, R. C., Bayer, T., Melzner, F., Sayavedra, L., Petersen, J. M., Dubilier, N., Schilhabel, M. B., Rosenstiel, P., Reusch, T. B., (2016). Biophysical and population genetic models predict the presence of “phantom” stepping stones connecting Mid-Atlantic Ridge vent ecosystems. Current Biology, 26: 2257-2267.
Jang, S. J., Park, E., Lee, W. K., Johnson, S. B., Vrijenhoek, R. C., Won, Y. -J., (2016). Population subdivision of hydrothermal vent polychaete Alvinella pompejana across equatorial and Easter Microplate boundaries. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16: 235.
Jeon, Yeon Seon, Johnson, Shannon B., Won, Yong-Jin, Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (2016). Complete mitochondrial genome of the headwater livebearer, Poeciliopsis monacha: the mother of clones. Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 1: 793-794.
Johnson, Shannon B., Krylova, Elena M., Audzijonyte, Asta, Sahling, Heiko, Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (2016). Phylogeny and origins of chemosynthetic vesicomyid clams. Systematics and Biodiversity : 1-15.
Breusing, C., Vrijenhoek, R. C., Reusch, T. B., (2017). Widespread introgression in deep-sea hydrothermal vent mussels. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17: 10.
Goffredi, S. K., Johnson, S. B., Tunnicliffe, V., Caress, D., Clague, D., Escobar, E., Lundsten, L., Paduan, J. B., Rouse, G., Salcedo, D. L., Soto, L. A., Spelz-Madero, R., Zierenberg, R., Vrijenhoek, R., (2017). Hydrothermal vent fields discovered in the southern Gulf of California clarify role of habitat in augmenting regional diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284: .
Harvey, Julio B. J., Johnson, Shannon B., Fisher, Jennifer L., Peterson, William T., Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (2017). Comparison of morphological and next generation DNA sequencing methods for assessing zooplankton assemblages. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 487: 113-126.
Rouse, Greg W., Goffredi, Shana K., Johnson, Shannon B., Vrijenhoek, Robert C., (2018). An inordinate fondness for Osedax (Siboglinidae: Annelida): Fourteen new species of bone worms from California. Zootaxa, 4377: 451.
Breusing, C., Johnson, S.B., Vrijenhoek, R C, Young, C.R., (2019). Host hybridization as a potential mechanism of lateral symbiont transfer in deep‐sea vesicomyid clams. Molecular Ecology : .
Georgieva, M.N., Paull, C. K., Little, C.T.S., McGann, M., Sahy, D., Condon, D., Lundsten, L., Pewsey, J., Caress, D.W., Vrijenhoek, R. C., (2019). Discovery of an extensive deep-sea fossil serpulid reef associated with a cold seep, Santa Monica Basin, California. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6: .
Breusing, C., Johnson, S.B., Tunnicliffe, V., Clague, D.A., Vrijenhoek, R.C., Beinart, R.A., (2020). Both allopatric and ecological processes contribute to speciation in Alviniconcha hydrothermal vent snail. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 37: .
Satterthwaite, E.V., Morgan, S.G., Ryan, J.P., Harvey, J.B.J., Vrijenhoek, R.C., (2020). Seasonal and synoptic oceanographic changes influence the larval biodiversity of a retentive upwelling shadow. Progress in Oceanography, 182: 1-15.


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Sargasso Sea research
Antarctic research
Geological changes
Arctic Shelf Edge
Continental Margins and Canyon Dynamics
Coordinated Canyon Experiment
CCE instruments
CCE repeat mapping data
Monterey Canyon: A Grand Canyon beneath the waves
Submarine volcanoes
Mid-ocean ridges
Magmatic processes
Volcanic processes
Explosive eruptions
Hydrothermal systems
Back arc spreading ridges
Near-ridge seamounts
Continental margin seamounts
Non-hot-spot linear chains
Eclectic seamounts topics
Margin processes
Hydrates and seeps
California borderland
Hot spot research
Hot-spot plumes
Magmatic processes
Volcanic processes
Explosive eruptions
Volcanic hazards
Hydrothermal systems
Flexural arch
Coral reefs
ReefGrow software
Eclectic topics
Submarine volcanism cruises
Volcanoes resources
Areas of study
Bioluminescence: Living light in the deep sea
Microscopic biology research
Open ocean biology research
Seafloor biology research
Automated chemical sensors
Methane in the seafloor
Volcanoes and seamounts
Hydrothermal vents
Methane in the seafloor
Submarine canyons
Earthquakes and landslides
Ocean acidification
Physical oceanography and climate change
Ocean circulation and algal blooms
Ocean cycles and climate change
Past research
Molecular ecology
Molecular systematics
SIMZ Project
Bone-eating worms
Gene flow and dispersal
Molecular-ecology expeditions
Ocean chemistry of greenhouse gases
Emerging science of a high CO2/low pH ocean