Drazen, Jeffrey

with No Comments
Department of Oceanography,
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
1000 Pope Road,
Marine Sciences Building,
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-6567 
Fax: (808) 956-8668
E-mail: jdrazen@hawaii.edu
Website: Deep Sea Fish Ecology

Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD 2000 – Marine Biology, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego
  • BA 1993 – Biology and Marine Science, University of San Diego

Teaching Activities

  • OCN 331 – Living Resources of the Sea – Mai ke Kai Mai ke Ola
  • OCN 430 – Introduction to Deep Sea Biology
  • OCN 627 – Ecology of Pelagic Marine Animals
  • OCN 630 – Deep Sea Biology

Click here to see a completed list of Dr. Drazen’s publications.


Tokuda, A.K., Drazen, J.C., Gerringer, M.E., Popp B.N., Grammatopoulou, E., Mayor, D.J. (2020) Trophic interactions of megafauna in the Mariana and Kermadec trenches inferred from stable isotope analysis. Deep Sea Research Pt I 164: 103360

Simon-Lledó E., Pomee, C., Ahokava, A., Drazen, J.C., Leitner, A.B., Flynn, A., Parianos, J., Jones D.O.B. (2020) Multi-scale variations in invertebrate and fish megafauna in the mid-eastern Clarion Clipperton Zone. Progress in Oceanography 187: 102405

Levin, L.A., Wei, C.-L., Dunn, D.C., Amon, D.J., Ashford, O.S., Cheung, W.W.L., Colaço, A., Dominguez-Carrió, C.,Escobar, E.G., Harden-Davies, H.R., Drazen, J.C., Ismail, K., Jones, D.O.B., Johnson, D.E., Le, J.T., Lejzerowicz, F., Mitarai, S., Morato, T., Mulsow, S., Snelgrove, P.V.R., Sweetman, A.K., Yasuhara, M. (2020) Global Change Biology 26

Smith, C.R., Tunnicliffe, V., Colaço, A., Drazen, J.C., Gollner, S., Levin, L.A., Mestre, N.C., Metaxas, A., Molodtsova, T.N.,Morato, T., Sweetman, A.K., Washburn, T., Amon, D.J. (2020) Deep-sea misconceptions cause underestimation of seabed-mining impacts. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 35: 853-857

Leitner A.B., Neuheimer, A.B., Drazen, J.C. (2020) Evidence for long-term seamount-induced chlorophyll enhancements. Scientific Reports 1: 1-10

Romero-Romero, S., Ka’apu-Lyons, C. A., Umhau, B. P., Benitez-Nelson, C. R., Hannides, C. C. S, Close, H. G., Drazen, J. C., Popp, B. N. (in press). Deep zooplankton rely on small particles in response to low particle fluxes. Limnology & Oceanography Letters

Drazen, J.C., Smith, C.R., Gjerde, K.M., Haddock, S.H.D., Carter, G.S., Choy, C.A., Clark, M.R., Dutrieux, P., Goetze, E., Hauton, C., Hatta, M., Koslow, J.A., *Leitner, A.B., Pacini, A., *Perelman, J.N., Peacock, T., Sutton, T.T., Watling, L., Yamamoto, H. (2020). Midwater ecosystems must be considered when evaluating environmental risks of deep-sea mining. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117: 17455-17460

Motta, L.C., Blum, J.D., Popp, B.N., Drazen, J.C., Close, H.G. (2020). Mercury Stable Isotopes in Flying Fish as a Monitor of Photochemical Degradation of Methylmercury in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Marine Chemistry 223: 103790

Watling, L., Victorero, L., Drazen, J., Gianni, M. (2020) Exploitation of Deep-Sea Fishery Resources. In: Baker M, Ramirez-Llodra E, Tyler P (eds) Natural capital and exploitation of the deep sea. pgs 71-90.

Hannides, C.C.S., Popp, B.N., Close, H.G., Benitez-Nelson, C.R., Ka’apu-Lyons, C.A., *Gloeckler, K., Wallsgrove, N., Umhau, B., Drazen, J.C. (2020). Seasonal dynamics of midwater zooplankton in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Progress in Oceanography 182: 102266

Priede IG, Drazen JC, Bailey DM, Kuhnz LA, Fabian DM, Huffard CA (2020) Abyssal demersal fishes recorded at Station M (34°50’N, 123° 00’W, 4100 m depth) in the North East Pacific Ocean: An annotated check list and synthesis. Deep-Sea Res II 173: 104648