Goetze, Erica

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Associate Professor
Department of Oceanography
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Marine Sciences Building
1000 Pope Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-7156
Fax: (808) 956-9516
E-mail: egoetze@hawaii.edu
Website: Goetze Lab

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. 2004 — Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
  • B.A. 1995 —Biology, Wesleyan University

Research Interests

  • Evolutionary ecology of marine zooplankton
  • Dispersal and gene flow in marine plankton populations
  • Evolution, ecology, genetics/genomics, and systematics of marine copepods

Teaching Activities

  • OCN 627 Ecology of Pelagic Marine Animals
  • OCN 201 Science of the Sea
  • OCN/OEST/MET 310 Global Environmental Change
  • OCN 780 Oceanography Seminar

Click here for a complete list of Dr. Goetze’s publications.

Recent publications

Sommer, S A.., Van Woudenberg, L., Lenz, P. H., Cepeda, G., Goetze, E. (2017) Vertical gradients in species richness and community composition across the twilight zone in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre.  Molecular Ecology in press

Jungbluth, M. J., Selph, K. E., Lenz, P. H., Goetze E.  (2017) Species-specific grazing and significant trophic impacts by two species of copepod nauplii, Parvocalanus crassirostris and Bestiolina similis.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 572: 57-76.

Jungbluth, M. J., Selph, K. E., Lenz, P. H., Goetze E.  (2017) Incubation duration effects on copepod naupliar grazing estimates. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 494: 54-62.  doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2017.05.005

Iacchei, M., Butcher, E., Portner, E., Goetze, E. (2017) It’s about time: Insights into temporal genetic patterns in oceanic zooplankton from biodiversity indices.  Limnology & Oceanography doi: 10.1002/lno.10538

Wall-Palmer, D., Burridge, A. K., Peijnenburg, K. T. C. A., Goetze, E., Janssen, A., Kirby, R., Hart, C. B., Smart, C. W. (2016) Evidence for the validity of Protatlanta sculpta (Gastropoda: Pterotracheoidea).  Contributions to Zoology 85 (4): 423-435.

Burridge, A., Tump, M., Vonk, R., Goetze, E., Peijnenburg, K. T. C. A. (2016) Diversity and distribution of hyperiid amphipods along a latitudinal transect in the Atlantic Ocean.  Progress in Oceanography – AMT special issue. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.08.003

Burridge, A. K., Goetze, E., Wall-Palmer, D., Le Double, S., Huisman, J., Peijnenburg, K. T. C. A. (2016) Diversity and abundance of holoplanktonic gastropods and heteropods along a latitudinal diversity gradient across the Atlantic Ocean. Progress in Oceanography – AMT special issue. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.10.001

Goetze, E., Hüdepohl, P., Chang, C., Iacchei, M., Van Woudenberg, L., Peijnenburg, K. T. C. A. (2016) Ecological dispersal barrier across the equatorial Atlantic in a migratory planktonic copepod. Progress in Oceanography – AMT special issue. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.07.001

Hirai, J. Tsuda, A., Goetze, E., (2015).  Extensive genetic diversity and endemism across the global range of the oceanic copepod Pleuromamma abdominalis.  Progress in Oceanography 138: 77-90.  doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2015.09.002

Goetze, E., Andrews, K., Peijnenburg, K. T. C. A., Portner, E., Norton, E. L. (2015) Temporal Stability of Genetic Structure in a Mesopelagic Copepod.  PLoS One 10(8): e0136087. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0136087

Burridge, A., Goetze, E., Raes, N., Huisman, J., Peijnenburg, K. T. C. A.  (2015) Global biogeography and evolution of Cuvierina pteropods.   BMC Evolutionary Biology 15: 39. doi:10.1186

Andrews, K. R., Norton, E. L., Fernandez-Silva, I., Portner, E. Goetze, E. (2014) Multilocus evidence for globally-distributed cryptic species and distinct populations across ocean gyres in a mesopelagic copepod.  Molecular Ecology 23(22): 5462-79.  doi: 10.1111/mec.12950.