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Clark, K.A., M. Vecchione, B.A. Seibel, and H.L. Judkins (2021) Species Abundance, Spatial and Vertical Distributions, and Eye-Size Trends of Large Heteropods (Pterotracheidae and Carinariidae) in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. American Malacological Bulletin 38(2): 73-82.

https://doi.org/10.4003/006.038.0201

Berger A., P. Blackwelder, T. Frank, T.T. Sutton, N.M. Pruzinsky, N. Slayden and J.V. Lopez (2021) Microscopic and Genetic Characterization of Bacterial Symbionts With Bioluminescent Potential in Pyrosoma atlanticum. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:606818. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.606818

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.606818

Cook, A.B., A.M. Bernard, K.M. Boswell, H. Bracken-Grissom, M. D'Elia, S. Derada, C.G. Easson, D. English, R.I. Eytan, T. Frank, C. Hu, M.W. Johnston, H. Judkins, C. Lembke, J.V. Lopez, R.J. Milligan, J.A. Moore, B. Penta, N.M. Pruzinsky, J.A. Quinlan, T. Richards, I.C. Romero, M.S. Shivji, M. Vecchione, M.D. Weber, R.J.D. Wells, and T.T. Sutton (2020). A Multidisciplinary Approach to Investigate Deep-Pelagic Ecosystem Dynamics in the Gulf of Mexico following Deepwater Horizon. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:548880.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.548880

Rees, D.J., J.Y. de Poulsen, T.T. Sutton, P.A.S. Costa, and M.F. Landaeta (2020). Global phylogeography suggests extensive eucosmopolitanism in mesopelagic fishes (Maurolicus: Sternoptychidae). Scientific Reports 10:20544.

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-77528-7

Woodstock, M., C.A. Blanar, and T.T. Sutton (2020). Diet and parasites of a mesopelagic fish assemblage in the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Biology 167(12):1-9.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-020-03796-6

Richards, T.M., T.T. Sutton, and R.J.D. Wells (2020). Trophic Structure and Sources of Variation Influencing the Stable Isotope Signatures of Meso-and Bathypelagic Micronekton Fishes. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:507992.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.507992

Linardich, C., I.G. Priede, T.T. Sutton, and D.A. Keith (2020). M2.1 Bathypelagic ocean waters. In: D.A. Keith, J.R. Ferrer-Paris, E. Nicholson, and R.T. Kingsford (eds.) (2020). The IUCN Global Ecosystem Typology 2.0: Descriptive profiles for biomes and ecosystem functional groups. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

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Watermeyer, K.E., E.J. Gregr, R.R. Rykaczewski, I.G. Priede, T.T. Sutton, and D.A. Keith (2020). M2.1 Mesopelagic ocean waters. In: D.A. Keith, J.R. Ferrer-Paris, E. Nicholson, and R.T. Kingsford (eds.) (2020). The IUCN Global Ecosystem Typology 2.0: Descriptive profiles for biomes and ecosystem functional groups. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

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Watermeyer, K.E., R.R. Rykaczewski, I.G. Priede, T.T. Sutton, and D.A. Keith (2020). M2.1 Epipelagic ocean waters. In: D.A. Keith, J.R. Ferrer-Paris, E. Nicholson, and R.T. Kingsford (eds.) (2020). The IUCN Global Ecosystem Typology 2.0: Descriptive profiles for biomes and ecosystem functional groups. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

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Boswell, K.M., D’Elia, M., Johnston, M.W., Mohan, J.A., Warren, J.D., Wells, R.J., and Sutton, T.T. (2020). Oceanographic structure and light levels drive patterns of sound scattering layers in a low-latitude oceanic system. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:51.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00051

Davis, A.L., T.T. Sutton, W.M. Kier, and S. Johnsen (2020). Evidence that eye-facing photophores serve as a reference for counterillumination in an order of deep-sea fishes. Proc. Royal Soc. B. 287: 20192918.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.2918

Easson, C.G., K.M. Boswell, N. Tucker, J.D. Warren, and J.V. Lopez (2020). Combined eDNA and Acoustic Analysis Reflects Diel Vertical Migration of Mixed Consortia in the Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:552.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00552

Frank, T.M., Fine, C.D., Burdett, E.A., Cook, A.B., and Sutton, T.T. (2020). The vertical and horizontal distribution of deep-sea crustaceans in the Order Euphausiacea in the vicinity of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:99.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00099

Judkins, H. and M. Vecchione (2020). Vertical distribution patterns of cephalopods in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:47.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00047

Judkins, H., A. Lindgren, R. Villenueva, K. Clark, and M. Vecchione (2020). A description of three new bathyteuthid squid species from the North Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Bulletin of Marine Science. 96(2): 281-296.

https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2019.0051

Mapstone, G. and M. Youngbluth (2020). New observations on the rare physonect Melophysa melo (Siphonophora; Agalmatidae) from the northern Gulf of Mexico. Zootaxa, 4732(1), zootaxa-4732.

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4732.1.5

Marks, A.D., Kerstetter, D.W., Wyanski, D.M., and Sutton, T.T. (2020). Reproductive ecology of dragonfishes (Stomiiformes: Stomiidae) in the Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:101.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00101

McKeon, S., D. Fenolio, R.A. Dreelin, D. Shaw, Z. Kobrinsky and C. Meyer (2020). NextGen Natural History: New Technologies for Classical Natural History Questions. Journal of Natural History Education and Experience 14: 6-12.

https://journal.naturalhistoryinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/McKeon.v14.6-12.pdf

Meinert, C.R., K. Clausen-Sparks, M. Cornic, T.T. Sutton, and J.R. Rooker (2020). Taxonomic richness and diversity of larval fish assemblages in the oceanic Gulf of Mexico: links to oceanographic conditions. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:579.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00579

Melo, M.R.S., R.A. Caires, and T.T. Sutton (2020). Chapter 7. The Scientific Explorations for Deep-Sea Fishes in Brazil: The Known Knowns, The Known Unknowns, and the Unknown Unknowns. In: P.Y.G. Sumida et al. (eds.), Brazilian Deep-Sea Biodiversity, Brazilian Marine Biodiversity, Springer Nature, Switzerland.

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-53222-2_7

Milligan, R.J. and Sutton, T.T. (2020). Dispersion overrides environmental variability as a primary driver of the horizontal assemblage structure of the mesopelagic fish Family Myctophidae in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:15.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00015

Moore, J.A., D.B. Fenolio, A.B. Cook, and T.T. Sutton (2020). Hiding in plain sight: Elopomorph larvae are important contributors to fish biodiversity in a low-latitude oceanic ecosystem. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:51

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00169

Peterson, C. (2020). Into the Deep: Science, Technology, and the Quest to Protect the Ocean. Minneapolis, MN: Twenty-First Century Books.

Into the Deep

Pruzinsky, N.M., R.J. Milligan, and T.T. Sutton (2020). Pelagic habitat partitioning of late-larval and juvenile tunas in the oceanic Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:257.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00257

Pulster, E., A. Gracia, S.M. Snyder, I.C. Romero, B. Carr,  G. Toro-Farmer, and S.A. Murawski (2020).  Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon baselines in Gulf of Mexico fishes. In: Murawski, S.A., Ainsworth C., Gilbert, S., Hollander, D., Paris, C.B., Schlüter, M., and Wetzel, D. (Eds.) Scenarios and Responses to Future Deep Oil Spills – Fighting the Next War. (pp. 253-271). Springer.

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-12963-7

Rogers, A., O. Aburto-Oropeza, W. Appeltans, J. Assis, L.T. Ballance, P. Cury, C. Duarte, F. Favoretto, J. Kumagai, C. Lovelock, P. Miloslavich, A. Niamir, D. O., B.C. O’Leary, G. Reygondeau, C. Roberts, Y. Sadovy, T.T. Sutton, D. Tittensor, E. Velarde (2020). Critical Habitats and Biodiversity: Inventory, Thresholds and Governance. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute.

www.oceanpanel.org/blue-papers/
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Romero, I.C., H. Judkins, and M. Vecchione (2020). Temporal variability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in deep-sea cephalopods of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Frontier in Marine Science. 7:54.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00054

Timm, L.E., H.D. Bracken-Grissom, A. Sosnowski, M. Breitbart, M. Vecchione, and H. Judkins (2020). Population genomics of three deep-sea cephalopod species reveals connectivity between the Gulf of Mexico and northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Deep Sea Research I. 158: 103222.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2020.103222

Timm, L.E., L. Isma, M.W. Johnston, and H.D. Bracken-Grissom (2020). Comparative population genomics and biophysical modeling of shrimp migration in the Gulf of Mexico reveals current-mediated connectivity. Frontiers in Marine Science. 7:19.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00019

Sutton, T.T., Frank, T.M., Romero, I.C., and Judkins, H. (2020). Chapter 24: As Gulf oil extraction goes deeper, who is at risk? Community structure, distribution, and connectivity of the deep-pelagic fauna. In: Murawski, S.A., Ainsworth C., Gilbert, S., Hollander, D., Paris, C.B., Schlüter, M. and Wetzel, D. (Eds.) Scenarios and Responses to Future Deep Oil Spills – Fighting the Next War. Springer.

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-12963-7_24

Sutton, T.T., P.A. Hulley, R. Wienerroither, D. Zaera-Perez and J.R. Paxton (2020). Identification guide to the mesopelagic fishes of the central and south east Atlantic Ocean. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. Rome, FAO. 320 pp.

https://doi.org/10.4060/cb0365en

Water Column Working Group [Vecchione, Sutton, et al.] (2020). Workshop to Identify national Ocean Exploration Priorities in the Pacific. Consortium for Ocean Leadership.

https://oceanleadership.org/
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Woodstock, M.S., C. Golightly, D. Fenolio, J.A. Moore (2019) Larsonia pterophylla (Cnidaria, Pandeidae) Parasitic on Two Leptocephali: Paraconger sp. (Congridae) and Callechelyini gen. sp. (Ophichthidae) in the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf and Caribbean Research 30 (1):SC7-SC10.

https://doi.org/10.18785/gcr.3001.05

Androulidakis, Y., V. Karourafalou, M. Le Hénaff, HS Kang, T.T. Sutton, S. Chen, C. Hu, and N. Ntaganou (2019). Offshore spreading of Mississippi waters: pathways and vertical structure under eddy influence. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 124.

https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JC014661

Baker, L., L. Freed, J. Jopez C. Easson, L. Baker, D. Fenolio, T.T. Sutton, Y. Khan, P. Blackwelder, T. Hendry (2019). Diverse deep-sea anglerfishes share a genetically reduced luminous symbiont that is required from the environment. eLIFE. 2019; 8:e47606.

https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.47606

Barnes, B.B., J.P. Cannizzaro, D.C. English, and C. Hu (2019). Validation of VIIRS and MODIS reflectance data in coastal and oceanic waters: An assessment of methods. Remote Sensing of Environment, 220, 110–123.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2018.10.034

Drazen J., C. Smith, K. Gjerde, W. Au, J. Black, G. Carter, M. Clark, J. Durden, P. Dutrieux, E. Goetze, S. Haddock, M. Hatta, C. Hauton P. Hill, J. Koslow , A. Leitner, C. Measures, A. Pacini, F. Parrish, T. Peacock, J. Perelman, T.T. Sutton, C. Taymans, V. Tunnicliffe, L. Watling, H. Yamamoto, E. Young and A. Ziegler (2019). Report of the workshop evaluating the nature of midwater mining plumes and their potential effects on midwater ecosystems. Research Ideas and Outcomes 5: e33527

https://doi.org/10.3897/rio.5.e33527

Easson, C.G. and J.V. Lopez (2019). Depth-dependent environmental drivers of microbial plankton community structure in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, 3175.

https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.03175

Freed, L., C. Easson, L. Baker, D. Fenolio, T.T. Sutton, Y. Khan, P. Blackwelder, T. Hendry, and J.V. Lopez (2019). Characterization of bioluminescent symbionts from six families of ceratioid fishes of the Gulf of Mexico. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 95(10): fiz146.

https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiz146

Johnston, M., R.J. Milligan, C.G. Easson, B. Penta, S. DeRada, and T.T. Sutton (2019). An empirically-validated method for characterizing pelagic habitats in the Gulf of Mexico using ocean model data. Limnology & Oceanography: Methods. 17(6): 363-375.

https://doi.org/10.1002/lom3.10319

Milligan, R.J., A.M. Bernard, K.M. Boswell, H.D. Bracken-Grissom, M.A. D’Elia, S. DeRada, C.G. Easson, D. English, R.I. Eytan, K.A. Finnegan, C. Hu, C. Lembke, J.V. Lopez, B. Penta, T. Richards, I.C. Romero, M. Shivji, L. Timm, J.D. Warren, M. Weber, R.J.D. Wells, and T.T. Sutton (2019). The application of novel research technologies by the Deep Pelagic Nekton Dynamics of the Gulf of Mexico (DEEPEND) Consortium. Marine Technology Society Journal. 52(6): 81-86.

https://doi.org/10.4031/MTSJ.52.6.10

Vereshchaka, A., A. Lunina, and T.T. Sutton (2019). Assessing deep-pelagic shrimp biomass to 3000 m in the Atlantic Ocean and ramifications of upscaled global biomass. Scientific Reports 9:5946.

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-42472-8.

Judkins, H., A. Lindgren, R. Villeneuva, K. Clark, and M. Vecchione (2019).  New bathyteuthid species in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Bulletin of Marine Science.

 https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2019.0051

Li, Y., C. Hu, A. Quigg, and H. Gao (2019). Potential influence of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on phytoplankton primary productivity in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Research Letters, 14(9).

https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab3735

Timm, L., J.A. Browder, S. Simon, T.L. Jackson, I.C. Zink, and H.D. Bracken-Grissom (2019). A tree money grows on: the first inclusive molecular phylogeny of the economically important pink shrimp (Decapoda, Farfantepenaeus) reveals cryptic diversity. Invertebrate Systematics, 33, 488–500.

https://doi.org/10.1071/IS18044

Richards, T.M., E.E. Gipson, A.B. Cook, T.T. Sutton, and R.J.D. Wells (2018). Trophic ecology of meso- and bathypelagic predatory fishes in the Gulf of Mexico. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 76(3): 662-672.

 https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsy074

Timm, L.E., B. Moahamed, D. Churchill, and H. Bracken-Grissom (2018). Bathynomus giganteus (Isopoda: Cirolanidae) and the canyon: a population genetics assessment of De Soto Canyon as a glacial refugium for the giant deep-sea isopod. Hydrobiologia.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-018-3563-6

Cornic, M. and J.R. Rooker (2018). Influence of oceanographic conditions on the distribution and abundance of blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus) larvae in the Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries Research, 201, 1–10.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2017.12.015

Cornic, M., B.L. Smith, L.L. Kitchens, J.R. Alvarado Bremer, and J.R. Rooker (2018). Abundance and habitat associations of tuna larvae in the surface water of the Gulf of Mexico. Hydrobiologia, 806, 1, 29-46.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3330-0

Fenolio, D., T.T. Sutton, and A. Cook (2018). Abyssal ambushers.  Anima Mundi Magazine 32: 52-63

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Grüss, A., H.A. Perryman, E.A. Babcock, S.R. Sagarese, J.T. Thorson, C.H. Ainsworth, E.J. Anderson, K. Brennan, M.D. Campbell, M.C. Christman, S. Cross, M.D. Drexler, J.M. Drymon, C.L. Gardner, D.S. Hanisko, J. Hendon, C.C. Koenig, M. Love, F. Martinez-Andrade, J. Morris, B.T. Noble, M.A. Nuttall, J. Osborne, C. Pattengill-Semmens, A.G. Pollack, T.T. Sutton, and T.S. Switzer (2018). Monitoring programs of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico: inventory, development and use of a large monitoring database to map fish and invertebrate spatial distributions. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s11160-018-9525-2

Hendry, T.A., L.L. Freed, D. Fader, D. Fenolio, T.T. Sutton, and J.V. Lopez (2018). Ongoing Transposon-Mediated Genome Reduction in the Luminous Bacterial Symbionts of Deep-Sea Ceratioid Anglerfishes. Marine Biology, 9(3), pp. e01033-18

https://doi.org/10.1128/mBio.01033-18

Kupchik, M.J., M.C. Benfield and T.T. Sutton (2018). The first in situ encounter of Gigantura chuni (Giganturidae: Giganturoidei: Aulopiformes: Cyclosquamata: Teleostei), with a preliminary investigation of pair-bonding. Copeia 106(4): 641-645.

https://doi.org/10.1643/CE-18-034

Romero, I.C. (2018). A high-throughput method (ASE-GC/MS/MS/MRM) for quantification of multiple hydrocarbon compounds in marine environmental samples. Marine Technology Society Journal, 52(6), 66–70.

https://doi.org/10.4031/MTSJ.52.6.6

Romero, I.C., T.T. Sutton, B. Carr, E. Quintana-Rizzo, S.W. Ross, D.J. Hollander and J.J. Torres (2018). Decadal Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Mesopelagic Fishes from the Gulf of Mexico Reveals Exposure to Oil-Derived Sources. Environmental Science & Technology, 52(19): 10985-10996.

https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b02243

Schweikert, L.E., R.R. Fitak, E.N. Caves, T.T. Sutton, and S. Johnsen (2018). Spectral sensitivity in ray-finned fishes: diversity, ecology, and shared descent. Journal of Experimental Biology 221, jeb189761. 

https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.189761

Schweikert, L.E., E.M. Caves, S.E. Solie, T.T. Sutton, and S. Johnsen (2018). Variation in rod spectral sensitivity of fishes is best predicted by habitat and depth. Journal of Fish Biology 2018; 1–8.

https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.13859

Sutton, T.T. and R.J. Milligan (2018). Deep Sea Ecology. In: Fath, B.D. (editor in chief) Encyclopedia of Ecology, 2nd edition, vol. 1, pp. 35–45. Oxford: Elsevier.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/
article/pii/B9780124095489110103

Woodall, L.C., D.A. Andradi-Brown, A.S. Brierley, M.R. Clark, D. Connelly, R.A. Hall, K.L. Howell, V.A.I. Huvenne, K. Linse, R.E. Ross, P. Snelgrove, P.V. Stefanoudis, T.T. Sutton, M. Taylor, T.F. Thornton, and A.D. Rogers (2018). A multidisciplinary approach for generating globally consistent data on mesophotic, deep-pelagic, and bathyal biological communities.  Oceanography 31(3).

https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2018.301

Burdett, E, C. Fine, T.T. Sutton, A.B. Cook, and T. Frank (2017). Geographic and depth distributions, ontogeny, and reproductive seasonality decapod shrimps (Caridea: Oplophoridae) from the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Bulletin of Marine Science 93(3): 743-767.

https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2016.1083

Caves, E.M., T.T. Sutton, and S. Johnsen (2017). Visual acuity in ray-finned fishes correlates with eye size and habitat. Journal of Experimental Biology. 220: 1586-1596.

doi: 10.1242/jeb.151183

Chen, S. and C. Hu (2017). Estimating sea surface salinity in the northern Gulf of Mexico from satellite ocean color measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment, 201, 115–132.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.09.004

Churnside, J.H, R.J.D. Wells, K.M. Boswell, J.A. Quinlan, R.D. Marchbanks, B.J. McCarty, and T.T. Sutton (2017). Surveying the distribution and abundance of flyingfishes and other epipelagics in the northern Gulf of Mexico using airborne LIDAR. Bulletin of Marine Science. 93(2): 591-609.

https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2016.1039

Drazen, J.C. and T. T. Sutton (2017). Dining in the Deep: The Feeding Ecology of Deep-Sea Fishes. Annual Reviews in Marine Science 9: 337-366.

https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-marine-010816-060543

Hammerschlag, N., C. Meyer, M. Grace, S. Kessell, T.T. Sutton, E. Harvey, C. Paris, D. Kerstetter, and S.J. Cooke (2017). Shining a light on fish at night: an overview of fish and fisheries in the dark of night, deep and polar seas. Bulletin of Marine Science 93(2): 253-284.

https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2016.1082

Mohan, J.A., T.T. Sutton, A.B. Cook, K.M. Boswell, and R.J.D. Wells (2017). Influence of oceanographic conditions on abundance and distribution of post-larval and juvenile carangid fishes in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries Oceanography 2017, 00: 1–16.

https://doi.org/10.1111/fog.12214

Porteiro, F.M., T.T. Sutton, I. Byrkjedal, A. Orlov, M. Heino, G. Menezes, and O.A. Bergstad (2017). Fishes of the Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge collected during the MAR-ECO cruise in June-July 2004: an annotated checklist. Arquipelago. Life and Marine Sciences. Supplement 10: iii +125 pp.

http://nsuworks.nova.edu/occ_facreports/102

Rees, D.J., I. Byrkjedal, and T.T. Sutton (2017). Pruning the pearlsides: Reconciling morphology and molecules in mesopelagic fishes (Maurolicus: Sternoptychidae). Deep-Sea Research II 137: 246-257.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.04.024

Reygondeau, G., L. Guidi, G. Beaugrand, S.A. Henson, P. Koubbi, B.R. MacKenzie, T.T. Sutton, M. Fiorini, and O. Maury (2017). Global biogeochemical provinces of the mesopelagic zone. Journal of Biogeography

https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13149

Sutton, T.T., M.R. Clark, D.C. Dunn, P.N. Halpin, A.D. Rogers, J. Guinotte, S.J. Bograd, M.V. Angel, J.A.A. Perez, K. Wishner, R.L. Haedrich, D.J. Lindsay, C.D. Jeffrey, A. Vereshchaka, U. Piatkowski, T. Morato, K. Blachowiak-Samolyk, B.H. Robison, K.M. Gjerde, A. Pierrot-Bults, P. Bernal, G. Reygondeau, and M. Heino (2017). A global biogeographic classification of the mesopelagic zone. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 126, 85–102.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2017.05.006

Judkins, H., A. Cook, T.T. Sutton and M. Vecchione (2016). Diversity of midwater cephalopods in the northern Gulf of Mexico: comparison of two collecting methods. Marine Biodiversity.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-016-0597-8

D’Elia, M., J.D. Warren, I. Rodriguez-Pinto, T.T. Sutton, A.B. Cook (2016). Diel Variation in the vertical distribution of deep-water scattering layers in the Gulf of Mexico. Deep-Sea Research I 115: 91-102.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2016.05.014

Fenolio, D. (2016). Life in the Dark: Illuminating Biodiversity in the shadowy Haunts of Planet Earth. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

https://doi.org/10.1086/693593

Fisher, C.R., P.A. Montagna, and T.T. Sutton (2016). How did the Deepwater Horizon oil spill impact deep-sea ecosystems? Oceanography 29(3):182–195.

https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.82

Gaither, M.R.,  B. Violi, H.W. Gray, F. Neat, J.C. Drazen, D. Grubbs, A. Roa-Varón, T.T. Sutton, and A.R. Hoelzel (2016). Depth as a driver of evolution in the deep sea: insights from grenadiers (Gadiformes: Macrouridae) of the genus Coryphaenoides. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 104: 73-82.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2016.07.027

Grüss, A., E.A. Babcock, S.R. Sagarese, M. Drexler, D.D. Chagaris, C.H. Ainsworth, B. Penta, S. deRada, and T.T. Sutton (2016). Improving the spatial allocation of functional group biomasses in spatially-explicit ecosystem models: insights from three Gulf of Mexico models. Bulletin of Marine Science 92(4): 473-496.

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