Selected Recent Publications

107) Treude, T., C. R. Smith, F. Wenzhöfer, E. Carney, A. F. Bernardino, A. K. Hannides, M. Krüger, A. Boetius. 2009. Biogeochemistry of a deep-sea chemosynthetic whale fall: rates and patterns of microbial sulfur and carbon metabolism. Marine Ecology Progress Series, in press.

106) Baco, A.R. , A. A. Rowden, L. A. Levin and C. R. Smith. 2009. Initial Characterization of Cold Seep Faunal Communities on the New Zealand Margin. Marine Geology, in press.

105) Smith, Craig R. Organic Falls on the Ocean Floor. 2009. In: The Encyclopedia of Islands, R. Gillespie and D. Clague, eds., University of California Press, in press.

104) Galley, E.A., P. A. Tyler, A. Clarke and C.R. Smith. Reproductive biology of bathyal echinoderms Sterechinus antarcticus and Psilaster charcoti on the Antarctic Continental shelf. Submitted to Marine Ecology Progress Series.

103) Mincks, S. L., P. L. Dyal, G. L. J. Paterson, C. R. Smith and A. G. Glover. 2009. An abundant new species of Aurospio (Annelida, Spionidae) from Antarctica, with analysis of its ecology, reproductive biology and evolutionary history. Marine Ecology, in press.

102) Agostini, V., A. Salvatore Arico, E. Escobar Briones, M. Clark , K. Gjerdes, S. Grant, D. Niewijk, A. Polacheck, J. Rice, J. Roff, K. Scanlon, C. R. Smith, M. Spalding, E. Tong, M. Vierros, and L. Watling. 2009. Global Open Oceans and Deep Seabed (GOODS) – Biogeographic Classification. Paris, UNESCO-IOC. (IOC Technical Series, 84.)

101) Glover, A. G, K. Kemp, C. Smith and T. Dahlgren. 2008. On the role of bone-eating worms in the degradation of marine vertebrate remains. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 275: 1959–1961.

100) Stuart, C.T., P. Martinez Arbizu, C.R. Smith, T. Molodtsova, A. Brandt, R.J. Etter, E. Escobar-Briones, M.C. Fabri, and M.A. Rex. 2008. CeDAMar global database of abyssal biological sampling. Aquatic Biology, 4: 143–145.

99) Smith, C. R. , F. C. De Leo, A. F. Bernardino, A. K. Sweetman and P. Martinez Arbizu. 2008. Abyssal Food Limitation, Ecosystem Structure and Climate Change. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 23: 518-528.

98) Smith, C. R. and J. DeMaster. 2008. Preface and brief synthesis for the FOODBANCS volume. Deep-Sea Research II, 55: 2399-2403

97) McClintic, M. A., D. J. DeMaster, C. J. Thomas and C. R. Smith. 2008. Testing the FOODBANCS Hypothesis: Determining seasonal variations in near-bottom particle flux, bioturbation intensity, and the feeding continuity and selectivity of deposit feeders. Deep-Sea Research II, 55: 2425-2437.

96) Glover, A. G., C. R. Smith, S. L. Mincks, P. Y Sumida and A. Thurber. 2008. Temporal and spatial patterns in macrofaunal abundance and community structure on the West Antarctic Peninsula continental shelf. Deep-Sea Research II, 55: 2491-2501.

95) Purinton, B.L., D. J. DeMaster, C. J. Thomas and C. R. Smith. 2008. 14C as a Tracer of Labile Organic Matter in Antarctic Benthic Food Webs. Deep-Sea Research II, 55: 2438-2450.

94) Hartnett, H., S. Boehm, C. Thomas, D. DeMaster and C.R. Smith. 2008. Benthic oxygen fluxes and denitrification rates from high-resolution porewater profiles from the Western Antarctic Peninsula Continental Shelf. Deep-Sea Research II, 55: 2415-2424.

93) Sumida, P.Y.G.,A.F. Bernardino, V.P. Stedall and C.R. Smith. 2008. Temporal changes in benthic megafaunal abundance and composition across the West Antarctic Peninsula shelf: results from video surveys. Deep-Sea Research II, 55: 2465-2477.

92) Mincks, S. L., C.R. Smith, R. Jeffreys and P. Y. Sumida. 2008. Trophic relationships among benthic megafauna on the western Antarctic Peninsula Shelf: A stable isotope approach. Deep-Sea Research II, 55: 2502-2514

91) Waller, R.G., P.A. Tyler and C.R. Smith. 2008. Fecundity and embryo development of three Antarctic deepwater scleractinians: Flabellum thouarssi, F. curvatum, and F. impensum. Deep Sea Research II, 55: 2527-2525.

90) Galley, E.A., P. A. Tyler, C. R. Smith and A. Clarke . 2008. Reproductive biology of two species of holothurian from the deep-sea order Elasipoda, on the Antarctic continental shelf. Deep-Sea Research II, 55: 2515-2526.

89) Wigham B.D., E.A. Galley, C.R. Smith and P.A. Tyler. 2008. Seasonality and resource partitioning in the diets of deep-water Antarctic echinoderms. Deep-Sea Research II, 55: 2478-2490.

88) Smith, C. R., S. Mincks, and D. J.DeMaster. 2008. The FOODBANCS Project: Introduction and sinking fluxes of organic carbon, chlorophyll-a and phytodetritus on the western Antarctic Peninsula shelf. Deep-Sea Research II, 55: 2404-2414

87) Smith, C. R., L. A. Levin, A. Koslow, P. A. Tyler and A. G. Glover. 2008. The near future of deep seafloor ecosystems. In: Aquatic Ecosystems: Trends and global prospects, N. Polunin, ed., Cambridge University Press, pp. 334-351.

86) Demopoulos, A.W.J., B. Fry, B. and C.R. Smith. 2007. Food-web structure in exotic and native mangroves: a Hawaii-Puerto Rico comparison. Oecologia,153:675–686.

85) Mincks, S. L. and C. R. Smith. 2007. Recruitment patterns in Antarctic Peninsula shelf sediments: Evidence of decoupling from seasonal phytodetritus pulses. Polar Biology, 30:587–600.

84) Palacios, C., M. Zbinden, A. R. Baco, T. Treude, C. R. Smith, F. Gaill, P. Lebaron and A. Boetius. 2006. Microbial ecology of deep-sea sunken wood: quantitative measurements of bacterial biomass and cellulolytic activities. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 47: 415-420.

83) Dahlgren, T.G., H. Wiklund, B. Källström, T. Lundälv, C. R. Smith, and A. G. Glover. A shallow water whale-fall experiment in the north Atlantic. 2006. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 47: 385-390.

82) Smith, C. R., S. L. Mincks and D. J. DeMaster. 2006. A synthesis of bentho-pelagic coupling on the Antarctic Shelf Food banks, ecosystem inertia and global climate change. Deep-Sea Research I,I 53: 875-894.

81) Smith, C. R. 2006. Bigger is better: The role of whales as detritus in marine ecosystems. In: Whales, Whaling and Ocean Ecosystems, J.A. Estes, D.P. DeMaster, R.L. Brownell Jr., D.F. Doak, and T.M. Williams (eds)., Editors. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, USA, pp. 286 – 301.

80) Glover, A. G, B. Källström, C. R. Smith, and T. G. Dahlgren. 2005. World-wide whale worms? A new species of Osedax from the shallow north Atlantic. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 3275: 1-4.

79) Glover, A. G., E. Goetz, T. G. Dahlgren and C. R. Smith. 2005. Investigation of the morphology, reproductive biology and population genetics of the whale-fall and hydrothermal vent specialist, Bathykurila guaymasensis Pettibone 1989 (Annelida: Polynoidae). Marine Ecology, 26:1-13.

78) Galley, E., P. Tyler, A. Clarke and C. R. Smith. 2005. The reproductive biology and biochemical composition of the brooding spatangoid echinoid Amphipneustes lorioli (Koehler 1901), on the bathyal continental shelf, west Antarctic Peninsula. Marine Biology, 148: 59-71.

77) Vetter, E.W. and C. R. Smith. 2005. Insights into the ecological effects of deep-ocean CO2 enrichment: the impacts of natural CO2 venting at Loihi Seamount on deep-sea scavengers. Journal of Geophysical Research 110: C09S13., 1-10.

76) Floyd, R. M, A. D. Rogers, P. J. D. Lambshead, and C. R. Smith. 2005. Nematode-specific PCR primers for the 18S small subunit rRNA gene. Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 611-612.

Mincks, S. L., C. R. Smith and D. J.DeMaster. 2005. Persistence of labile organic matter and microbial biomass in Antarctic shelf sediments: Evidence of a sediment “food bank.” Marine Ecology Progress Series, 300: 3-19. (pdf)

Smith, C. R. 2005. Bigger is better: The role of whales as detritus in marine ecosystems. In: Whales, Whaling and Ocean Ecosystems. J. Estes, editor, University of California Press, in press. (pdf)

Smith, C. R., L. A. Levin, A. Koslow, P. A. Tyler and A. G. Glover. 2005. The near future of deep seafloor ecoystems. In: Aquatic Ecosystems: trends and global prospects, N. Polunin, ed., Cambridge University Press, in press.(pdf)

Dahlgren, T. A. G. Glover, A. R. Baco and C. R. Smith. 2004. Fauna of whale falls: systematics and ecology of a new polychaete (Annelida: Chrysopetalidae) from the deep Pacific Ocean. Deep-sea Research I, 51: 1873-1887. (pdf)

Debenham, N. J., P. J.D. Lambshead, T. J. Ferrero, and C. R. Smith. 2004. The impact of whale falls nematode abundance in the deep sea. Deep-Sea Research I, 51: 701-706. (pdf)

Schuller, D., D. Kadko, and C. R. Smith. 2004. Use of 210Pb/226Ra disequilibria in the dating of deep-sea whale falls. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 218:277-289.

Suhr, S.B., D.W. Pond, A. J. Gooday and C.R. Smith. 2003. Selective feeding by benthic foraminifera on phytodetritus on the western Antarctic Peninsula shelf: Evidence from fatty acid biomarker analyses. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 262: 153-162.

Baco, A. R. & Smith, C. R. 2003. High biodiversity levels on deep-sea whale skeletons. Marine Ecology Progress Series 260: 109-114. (pdf)

Hannides, A. and C. R. Smith. 2003. The northeast abyssal Pacific plain. In: Biogeochemistry of Marine Systems, K. B. Black and G. B Shimmield, eds., CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 208-237.

Smith, C. R. and A.W. J. Demopoulos. 2003. Ecology of the deep Pacific Ocean floor. In: Ecosystems of the World Volume 28: Ecosystems of the Deep Ocean, P. A. Tyler, ed., Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 179 – 218.

Glover, A. G. and C. R. Smith. 2003. The deep seafloor ecosystem: current status and prospects for change by 2025. Environmental Conservation, 30(3): 1-23. (pdf)

Demopoulos, A.W.J., C.R. Smith, D.J. DeMaster, W. L. Fornes. 2003. Evaluation of excess 234Th activity in sediments as an indicator of food quality for deep-sea deposit feeders. Journal of Marine Research, 61: 267-284.

Smith, C.R. and A. R. Baco. 2003. The ecology of whale falls at the deep-sea floor. Oceanography and Marine Biology Annual Review, 41: 311-354. (pdf)

Smith, C.R. and C. Rabouille. 2002. What controls the mixed-layer depth in deep-sea sediments? The importance of POC flux. Limnology and Oceanography, 47, 418-426.