SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Burdet, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Mohan, J., T.T. Sutton, A. Cook, K. Boswell, and 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.

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 doi: 10.1016jdsr2.2016.04.024.

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. DOI: 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, J.C. Drazen, A. Vereshchaka, U. Piatkowski, T. Morato, K. Błachowiak-Samołyk, 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 I 126: 95-102.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Judkins, H., A. Cook, T. Sutton and M. Vecchione (2016) Diversity of midwater cephalopods in the northern Gulf of Mexico: comparison of two collecting methods. Marine Biodiversity. DOI: 10.1007/s12526-016-0597-8.

Vereshchaka, A., G. Abyzova, A. Lunina, E. Musaeva, and T.T. Sutton (2016) A novel approach reveals high zooplankton standing stock deep in the sea. Biogeosciences. 13: 6261-6271. doi:10.5194/bg-2016-145.

Carmo, V., T.T. Sutton, G. Menezes, T. Falkenhaug, O.A. Bergstad (2015) Feeding ecology of the stomiiforms (Pisces) of the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. 1. The Sternoptychidae and Phosichthyidae. Progress in Oceanography 130: 172-187.

Ingels,J., M.R. Clark, M. Vecchione, J.A.A. Perez, L.A. Levin, I.G. Priede, T.T. Sutton, A.A, Rowden, C.R. Smith, M. Yasuhara, A.K. Sweetman, T. Soltwedel, R.S., B.E. Narayanaswamy, H.A. Ruhl, K. Fujikura, L.A. Zettler, D.O.B. Jones, A.R. Gates, P. Snelgrove, S. Van Gaever, P. Bernal (2015) Chapter 36F: Open Ocean Deep Sea. In: The United Nations First World Ocean Assessment. http://www.un.org/depts/los/.

Pietsch, T.W. and T.T. Sutton (2015) A new species of the ceratioid anglerfish genus Lasiognathus Regan (Lophiiformes: Oneirodidae) from the northern Gulf of Mexico. Copeia 103(2): 429-432.

Vecchione, M., T. Falkenhaug, T.T. Sutton, A.B. Cook, A. Gislason, H.Ø. Hansen, M. Heino, P.I. Miller, U. Piatkowski, F. Porteiro, H. Søiland, and O.A. Bergstad (2015) The effect of the North Atlantic Subpolar Front as a boundary in pelagic biogeography decreases with increasing depth and organism size. Progress in Oceanography 138: 105-115.

Hudson, J.M., D.K. Steinberg, T.T. Sutton, J.E. Graves, R.J. Latour (2014) Myctophid feeding ecology and carbon transport along the northern mid-Atlantic ridge. Deep-Sea Research I 93: 104-116.

Sweetman, C.J., T.T. Sutton, M. Vecchione and R.J. Latour (2014) Diet composition of Bathylagus euryops (Osmeriformes: Bathylagidae) along the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Deep-Sea Research I. 92: 107-114.

Feagans-Bartow, J.N. and T.T. Sutton (2014) Ecology of the oceanic rim: pelagic eels as key ecosystem components. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 502: 257-266.

Lapointe. B.E., L.E. West, T.T. Sutton and C. Hu (2014) Nutrient excretions by symbiotic fishes support enhanced productivity of pelagic Sargassum in the western North Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 458: 45-56.

Mengerink, K.J., C.L. Van Dover, J. Ardron, M. Baker, E. Escobar-Briones, K. Gjerde, J.A. Koslow, E. Ramirez-Llodra, A. Lara-Lopez, D. Squires, T.T. Sutton, A.K. Sweetman, L.A. Levin (2014) A Call for Deep-Ocean Stewardship. Science 344: 696-698.

Cook, A.B., T.T. Sutton, J.K. Galbraith and M. Vecchione (2013) Deep-pelagic (0-3000 m) fish assemblage structure over the Mid-Atlantic Ridge in the area of the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone. Deep-Sea Research II. Topical Studies in Oceanography. 98: 279-291.

Gagnon, Y.L., T.T. Sutton and S. Johnsen (2013) Visual acuity in pelagic fishes and mollusks. Vision Research. 92: 1-9.

Priede I.G., O.A. Bergstad, P.I. Miller, M. Vecchione, A. Gebruk, T. Falkenhaug, D.S.M. Billett, J. Craig, A.C. Dale, M.A. Shields, G.H. Tilstone, T.T. Sutton, A.J. Gooday, M.E. Inall, D.O.B. Jones, V. Martinez-Vicente, G.M. Menezes, T. Niedzielski, Þ. Sigurðsson, N. Rothe, A. Rogacheva, C.H.S. Alt, T. Brand, R. Abell, A.S. Brierley, N.J. Cousins, D. Crockard, A.R. Hoelzel, Å. Høines, T.B. Letessier, J.F. Read, T. Shimmield, M.J. Cox, J.K. Galbraith, J.D.M. Gordon, T. Horton, F. Neat, and P. Lorance (2013) Does presence of a Mid Ocean Ridge enhance biomass and biodiversity? PLoS ONE 8(5): e61550. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061550.

Sutton, T.T. (2013) Vertical ecology of the pelagic ocean: classical patterns and new perspectives. Journal of Fish Biology. 83: 1508-1527.

Sutton, T.T., T. Letessier, B. Bardarson and A. Brierley (2013) Midwater fishes collected in the vicinity of the Sub-Polar Front, mid-North Atlantic Ocean, during ECOMAR sampling. Deep-Sea Research II. Topical Studies in Oceanography. 98: 292-300.

Sweetman, C.J., T.T. Sutton, M. Vecchione and R.J. Latour (2013) Distribution of the biomass-dominant fish, Bathylagus euryops (Argentiniformes: Microstomatidae) along the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Deep-Sea Research I 78: 16-23.

Choy, A., P. Davison, J.C. Drazen, A. Flynn, E. Gier, J. Hoffman, J. McClain, T.O. Miller, B.N. Popp, S. Ross and T.T. Sutton (2012) Global trophic position comparison of two dominant mesopelagic fish families (Myctophidae, Stomiidae) using amino acid nitrogen isotopic analysis. PLoS ONE. http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0050133.

Putland, J. and T.T. Sutton (2011) Survey of larval Euphausia superb lipid content along the Western Antarctic Peninsula during late autumn 2006. Polar Science 5: 383-389.

Heino, M, F.M. Porteiro, T.T. Sutton, T. Falkenhaug, O.R. Godø, and U. Piatkowski (2011) Catchability of pelagic trawls for sampling deep-living nekton in the mid-North Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science 68(2): 377-389.

Bucklin, A., B.D. Ortman, R.M. Jennings, L.M. Nigro, C.J. Sweetman, N.J. Copley, T.T. Sutton, and P.H. Wiebe (2010) A “Rosetta Stone” for metazoan zooplankton: DNA barcode analysis of species diversity of the Sargasso Sea (Northwest Atlantic Ocean). Deep-Sea Research II. Topical Studies in Oceanography.57: 2234-2247.

Hoffman, J.C. and T.T. Sutton (2010) Lipid-correction for stable isotope analyses of deep-sea fishes. Deep-Sea Research I 57: 956-964.

Klimpel, S., M.W. Busch, T.T. Sutton, and H.W. Palm (2010) Meso- and bathypelagic fish parasites at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR): low host specificity and restricted parasite diversity. Deep-Sea Research I 57: 596-603.

Putland, J., L. Edmiston and T.T. Sutton (2010) Microzooplankton grazing and productivity in the central and southern sector of the Indian River Lagoon, Florida. Florida Scientist 73(4): 236-246.

Sutton, T.T., F.M. Porteiro, C.I.H. Anderson, J. Horne, I. Byrkjedal, M. Heino, T. Falkenhaug, O.R. Godø, and O.A. Bergstad (2010) Deep-pelagic fish interactions with seamounts and mid-ocean ridges. In: K. Sato (ed.) Proceedings of an International Symposium - Into the Unknown, Researching Mysterious Deep-Sea Animals. Feb. 23-24, 2007, Okinawa, Japan. Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Japan.

Sutton, T.T., P.H. Wiebe, L.P. Madin, and A. Bucklin (2010) Diversity and community structure of pelagic fishes to 5000 m depth in the Sargasso Sea. Deep-Sea Research II. Topical Studies in Oceanography 57:2220-2233.

Wiebe, P.H., A. Bucklin, L.P. Madin, M.V. Angel, T.T. Sutton, F. Pagés, R.R. Hopcroft, and D. Lindsay (2010) Deep-sea sampling on CMarZ cruises in the Atlantic Ocean – an introduction. Deep-Sea Research II. Topical Studies in Oceanography 57: 2157-2166.

Vecchione, M., O.A. Bergstad, I. Byrkjedal, T. Falkenhaug, A.V. Gebruk, O. Godø, A. Gislasson, M. Heino, Å Høines, G. Menezes, U. Piatkowski, I.G. Priede, H. Skov, H. Søiland, T.T. Sutton, and T. de Lange Wenneck (2010) Biodiversity Patterns and Processes on the mid-Atlantic Ridge. In: A. McIntyre (ed.) Life in the World’s Oceans: Diversity, Distribution, and Abundance.  Wiley Blackwell, Oxford, pp. 103–121.