MEPS Editorial Staff

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Otto Kinne (†)



Myron A. Peck (Coordinator)

Institute of Hydrobiology and Fisheries Science, University of Hamburg, 22767 Hamburg, Germany



Charles H. Peterson

Institute of Marine Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Morehead City, North Carolina 28557, USA



Katherine Richardson

Department of Biology, Ecology and Evolution, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark



Rory P. Wilson

School of Biological Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK




John Austin (IR)



Christine Paetzold (IR)



Susanne Schüller (IR)


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Contributing Editors are fully responsible for the review process of manuscripts allotted to them; they decide on acceptance or rejection of manuscripts handled by them.


Lisandro Benedetti-Cecchi


Dipartimento di Biologia, University of Pisa, Via A. Volta 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy

Ecology of rocky shores, impact assessment and environmental conservation, biodiversity, experimental design


Charles Birkeland


Department of Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA

Coral-reef ecology; benthic ecology


Antonio M. Bode


Centro Oceanografico de A Coruña, Apdo 130, 15080 A Coruña, Spain

Planktonic food webs and nitrogen cycles


Philippe Borsa


UR 227 - Biocomplexité des écosystèmes récifaux, IRD Centre de Montpellier - PS2, 911 avenue Agropolis, 34032 Montpellier cx, France

Population genetics, phylogeography, molecular systematics, fishes, mussels, DNA polymorphisms, PCR markers


Emily Carrington


University of Washington, Friday Harbor Laboratories, 620 University Road, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, USA

Biomechanics, physical biology and physiological ecology of benthic invertebrates and seaweeds


Just Cebrian


Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium, Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory, 101 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528, USA

Coastal ecosystem ecology; trophic interactions; eutrophication; seagrass ecology


Yves Cherel


Directeur de Recherche, CEBC - CNRS, BP 14, 79360 Villiers-en-Bois, France

Food and feeding ecology of top marine predators; pelagic ecosystem of the Austral Ocean; stable isotopes


Robert H. Condon


Dept of Biology and Marine Biology, Center or Marine Science, University of North Carolina, 5600 Marvin K. Moss Lane, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5928, USA

Plankton ecology; gelatinous zooplankton; biological oceanography; biogeochemical cycling


Peter J. Corkeron


NOAA Fisheries, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA

Marine mammals; behaviour; bioacoustics; anthropogenic impacts


Jana Davis


Associate Director for Programs, Chesapeake Bay Trust, 60 West St, Suite 405, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, USA

Coastal and estuarine ecology, population ecology, fisheries, and aquaculture


Omar Defeo


Universidad de la República - Facultad de Ciencias, Marine Science Unit, Rambla O'Higgins 5319, Montevideo 11400, Uruguay

Coastal ecology, conservation, anthropogenic impacts; sandy beaches; fisheries


Peter J. Edmunds


Department of Biology, California State University, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, California 91330-8303, USA

Coral reefs: cnidarian ecophysiology; subtidal benthic ecology


Kyle Hamish Elliott


McGill University, 21111 Lakeshore Road, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Québec H9X 3V9, Canada

Seabird ecology, physiology, distribution and behaviour, biologging, Arctic ecosystem health


Simonetta Fraschetti


Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche ed Ambientali (DiSTeBA), Università del Salento, CoNISMa, 73100 Lecce, Italy

Experimental ecology, conservation, management, natural and human disturbances, coastal habitats


Robinson Fulweiler


Department of Earth and Environment & Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA

Biogeochemistry and ecosystem ecology along the land-ocean continuum


Alejandro Gallego


Marine Scotland Science, Marine Laboratory Aberdeen, 375 Victoria Road, Aberdeen AB11 9DB, UK

Biological oceanography, bio-physical coupling, plankton ecology, modelling, ecology of fish early lifes stages


Graeme Hays


Centre for Integrative Ecology, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science Engineering and Built Environment, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia

Turtle ecology; migration, behavior, reproduction


Elliott Hazen


MS-National Marine Fisheries Services at Long Marine Lab, Institute of Marine Sciences,

PBSci-Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 93950, USA

Mammals, fishes, acoustics, ecosystem fisheries, management


Alistair Hobday


CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Castray Esplanade, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia

Climate impacts and adaptation, ecological risk assessment, large pelagic species


Keith A. Hobson


Department of Biology, Biological & Geological Sciences Building, Western University, London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada

Stable isotopes, food webs, predator-prey relationships, birds


Sigrun H. Jónasdóttir


Technical University of Denmark, National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Charlottenlund Slot, Jægersborg Allé 1, 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark

Zooplankton feeding and population dynamics


Ronald P. Kiene


Dept of Marine Science, University of South Alabama, LSCB 25, Mobile, Alabama 36688, USA

Microbial ecology and the cycling of organic matter, sulfur, and nitrogen; DMSP and DMS cycling


Erik Kristensen


Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, 5230 Odense M, Denmark

Sediment biogeochemistry; bioturbation; microbial ecology; mangrove ecology; ecology of marine benthos


Jean-Sébastien Lauzon-Guay


Acadian Seaplants Ltd, 30 Brown Avenue, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1X8, Canada

Population dynamics of benthic species, mathematical modeling, kelp bed, seaweed harvesting, sea urchin


Janet A. Ley


Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 100 Eighth Avenue Southeast, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701, USA

Fish community structure, mangrove ecosystems, marine protected areas, fisheries effects, trophic ecology


Romuald N. Lipcius


Virginia Institute of Marine Science, The College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia 23062, USA

Conservation biology; marine reserves; predation, metapopulation and source-sink dynamics; ecosystem-based management; restoration ecology; benthic invertebrate population dynamics; fisheries ecology; crustaceans; mollusks


Steven E. Lohrenz


School for Marine Science and Technology, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, 706 South Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02744, USA

Phytoplankton ecology and physiology, nutrient and carbon biogeochemical cycling, aquatic optics


Tim McClanahan


Wildlife Conservation Society, PO Box 99470, Mombasa 80107, Kenya

Coral reef ecology, fisheries management, system ecology and modeling


James B. McClintock


Department of Biology, University of Alabama, 109 Campbell Hall, 1530 3rd Ave South, Birmingham,

Alabama 35294-1170, USA

Invertebrates: chemical ecology, reproduction and nutrition, larval ecology, polar ecology


Karen Miller


Australian Institute of Marine Science, The UWA Oceans Institute, 39 Fairway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia

Ecological genetics of invertebrates; coral ecology; larval ecology


Steven G. Morgan


Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California, PO Box 247, 2099 Westside Road, Bodega Bay, California 94923, USA

Invertebrates: reproductive and larval ecology, life history and behavior; ecology of rocky shores


Franz Mueter


University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Department of Fisheries, 17101 Point Lena Loop Road, Juneau, AK 99801, USA

Quantitative fish ecology, fisheries oceanography, ecosystem approach to fisheries


Toshi Nagata


Department of Chemical Oceanography, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo,

5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8564, Japan

Bacteria and heterotrophic flagellates, cycling of organic matter


Ivan Nagelkerken


Southern Seas Ecology Laboratories, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia

Fish and climate change, sensory ecology, coral reef fish ecology, fish behavior, mangrove ecosystems, connectivity


Per J. Palsbøll


Marine Evolution and Conservation, Groningen Institute of Evolutionary Life Sciences, University of Groningen, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands

Evolutionary, ecological, population and conservation genetics; marine mammals


Claire Paris


Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Cswy., Miami, FL 33149, USA

Biological oceanography: biophysical modeling; ichthyoplankton and recruitment


Joseph R. Pawlik


UNCW Center for Marine Science, 5600 Marvin K Moss Lane, Wilmington, North Carolina 28409, USA

Marine chemical ecology of invertebrates; chemical induction of larval settlement; natural products


Morten F. Pedersen


Department of Life Sciences and Chemistry, Roskilde University, PO Box 260, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark

Seagrass; macroalgae; eco-physiology; population dynamics including plant-herbivore interactions and competition; experimental design


Pei-Yuan Qian


Department of Biology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, SAR

Larval biology, biofilm, biofouling and antifouling, chemical ecology, molecular microbial ecology


Jake Rice


Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, Fisheries & Oceans Canada, 200 Kent Street, Stn 12S015, Ottawa, ON K1A 0E6, Canada

Science policy; management of marine resources; ecosystem effects of human activities


Scott A. Shaffer


San Jose State University, Department of Biological Sciences, One Washington Square, San Jose, California 95192-0100, USA

Seabird foraging ecology and energetics, electronic tagging, and habitat use


Kenneth Sherman


NOAA Fisheries, Northeast Fisheries Center, 28 Tarzwell Dr, Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882, USA

Fisheries ecology; fishery resources; zooplankton


Paul Snelgrove


Canada Research Chair in Boreal & Cold Ocean Systems, Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1C 5S7, Canada

Marine community ecology; larval ecology of fish and benthic invertebrates; biodiversity; hydrodynamic effects on benthic communities and populations, deep-sea ecology, disturbance and anthropogenic impacts


Inna M. Sokolova


Primary address: Institut für Biowissenschaften, Universität Rostock, 18059 Rostock, Germany

Secondary address: Biology Department, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte,

North Carolina 28223-001, USA

Ecological physiology of invertebrates and effects of pollutants


Martin Solan


University of Southampton, Waterfront Campus, European Way, Southampton SO14 3ZH, UK

Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, benthic ecology, bioturbation


Stylianos Somarakis


Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biological Resources, P.O. Box 2214, 71003 Heraklion,

Crete, Greece

Marine fisheries ecology: reproduction and early life history of fishes, small pelagic fishes; Mediterranean ecosystems


Peter D. Steinberg


School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Science, Centre for Marine Biofouling and Bio-innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia

Marine chemical ecology; fouling, antifouling and colonisation biology; bacterial biofilms; herbviory; seaweed ecology; prokaryote/eukaryote interaction


Konstantinos I. Stergiou


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Biology, Department of Zoology, PO Box 34, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Aghios Kosmas, 16777 Athens, Greece

Fish population dynamics, distribution and the impacts of fishing on populations. Mediterranean fisheries; fish biogeography and climate change


Antony J. Underwood


Centre for Research on Ecological Impacts of Coastal Cities, Marine Ecological Laboratory A11, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia

Experimental intertidal and subtidal ecology; behavior; life cycles of sessile invertebrates


Stephen Wing


Department of Marine Science, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Food web structure, Southern Ocean ecosystems, trophic ecology, population biology


Marsh Youngbluth


Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, 5600 U.S. 1 North, Fort Pierce, Florida 34946, USA

Biological oceanography with special emphasis on zooplankton ecology and behavior






Review Editors critically assess the scientific value of manuscripts, and may advise authors in matters of manuscript presentation.


David G. Ainley

Los Gatos, California, USA

Top levels of marine food webs, marine ornithology, marine mammalogy


Laura Airoldi

Ravenna, Italy

Ecology of rocky coasts; macroalgae; disturbance, invasive species, biodiversity and conservation


A. C. Anil

Dona Paula, Goa, India

Biofouling, invertebrate larvae, phytoplankton ecology, coastal ecosystems


Philippe Archambault

Québec, QC, Canada

Benthic and rocky shore ecology; biodiversity; aquaculture–environment interactions


Karl Banse

Seattle, Washington, USA

Biological oceanography; plankton research


Gary T. Banta

Roskilde, Denmark

Benthic ecology and ecotoxicology, animal-sediment relations, bioturbation, biogeochemical cycling, experimental design


Mario Barletta

Recife, PE, Brazil

Tropical and subtropical estuarine and coastal habitats, connectivity, fish ecology, environmental impacts


Peter G. Beninger

Nantes, France

Bivalve feeding; reproduction


Marthán N. Bester

Hatfield, South Africa

Pinniped population ecology, seal feeding ecology, dispersal & dispersion, functional morphology, body growth, seal-seabird interactions, killer whale population ecology, white shark behavioural ecology


Patricia Bonin

Marseille, France

Structure and diversity of marine microbial communities; nitrogen cycle


Erik Bonsdorff

Turku/Åbo, Finland

Coastal, estuarine and brackish benthic ecosystems: experimentation; biodiversity; environmental impacts


Barbara E. Brown

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

Effects of anthropogenic and natural disturbances on coral reefs


Jeffrey A. Buckel

Morehead City, North Carolina, USA

Fisheries ecology, predator-prey interactions, estimating vital rates


Ronald S. Burton

La Jolla, California, USA

Population genetics; evolutionary mechanisms in populations; biochemical and molecular genetic analyses of invertebrates


Michael Castellini

Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

Marine mammals and birds: physiology of diving and feeding


Juan Carlos Castilla

Santiago, Chile

Rocky shore ecology and anthropogenic impacts; coastal management and conservation; shellfish and invertebrate predators


Nanette Chadwick

Auburn, Alabama, USA

Fouling communities, reef-building corals, sea anemones, tunicates, symbioses, competition, population dynamics, behavior


Maura G. Chapman

Sydney, Australia

Intertidal ecology, experimental design, impact assessment, restoration, mangroves, benthic ecology, urbanization, biodiversity


John H. Choat

Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Reef ecology, fish ecology and evolution, coral reefs


Yves Collos

Montpellier, France

Nitrogen metabolism of phytoplankton


Sean D. Connell

Adelaide, South Austrlia, Australia

Macroecology; landscape ecology of urban habitats; disturbance; kelp forests


Steve Dawson

Dunedin, New Zealand

Conservation Biology, behaviour, abundance assessment and acoustics of marine mammals, especially cetaceans


Victor N. de Jonge

Hull, UK

Estuarine and coastal processes; algae and vascular plants; eutrophication; nutrient chemistry; effects of global change; conservation, restoration and management of coasts and estuaries


Rutger de Wit

Montpelllier, France

Benthic microbial ecology; eutrophication and biogeochemical cycling; ecophysiological modelling of microorganisms


Sergey Dobretsov

Muscat, Oman

Chemical ecology of invertebrates, microbiology, and biofouling; larval settlement, epibiotic and biofouling communities


Quay Dortch

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA

Phytoplankton: physiological ecology; nutrient dynamics, eutrophication, harmful algal blooms


Daniel E. Duplisea

Mont-Joli, Quebec, Canada

System level analyses


Anastasios Eleftheriou

Heraklion, Greece

Benthos ecology, environmental impacts


Mike Elliott

Hull, UK

Structure and function of fish and benthic communities


Charles E. Epifanio

Lewes, Delaware, USA

Early life history of fish and invertebrate larvae


Robert J. Feller

Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Trophic dynamics and energetics of crustacea and fishes, meiofauna ecology, ecological immunoassays, salt marsh ecology


Tom Fenchel

Helsingør, Denmark

Population biology; microbial ecology


Jonathan A. D. Fisher

St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

Fisheries ecology and conservation, intertidal and community ecology


Nicholas S. Fisher

Stony Brook, New York, USA

Physiological ecology of phytoplankton


Peter Fong

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Invertebrates; rocky intertidal; mud flat ecology; reproduction; neurophysiology


Rodney M. Forster

Lowestoft, Suffolk, UK

Aquatic primary production; microphytobenthos; remote sensing of the coastal zone; effects of UV radiation


Ken Furuya

Tokyo, Japan

Phytoplankton ecology; community structure; dynamics


José A. Garcia Charton

Murcia, Spain

Reef fish ecology and conservation; marine protected areas; environmental impact assessment; experimental design.


Brendan J. Godley

Penryn, United Kingdom

Marine turtle biology: ecology, behaviour, distribution, status and conservation; particularly interested in satellite tracking


Jaime Gómez-Gutiérrez

La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Zooplankton and nekton ecology, emphasis on krill and copepod secondary production, parasitology and behavior


David Grémillet

Montpellier, France

Biotelemetry and ecophysiology; seabird behavior, energetics and evolution; effects of climate, pollution and fisheries


Benni Winding Hansen

Roskilde, Denmark

Laboratory and in situ studies on zooplankton; secondary production (grazing, growth, energetics, feeding behaviour)


Per Juel Hansen

Helsingør, Denmark

Protist and phytoplankton ecology


Brian Helmuth

Nahant, MA, USA

Biomechanics; physiology; benthic and intertidal ecology; corals


Brian T. Hentschel

San Diego, California, USA

Benthic ecology, larval ecology, deposit feeding, suspension feeding, organism-flow interactions, salt-marsh ecology


Eric R. Holm

West Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Larval settlement and metamorphosis, fouling communities, biofouling adhesion


Masahiro Horinouchi

Matsue, Japan

Seagrass fish assemblages


Kevin Hovel

San Diego, California, USA

Coastal landscape ecology, predator-prey interactions, marine invertebrates


Cindy Hull

Hobart, TAS, Australia

Foraging and breeding in seabirds, satellite telemetry


George L. Hunt

Seattle, Washington, USA

Seabirds; marine mammals; their roles in carbon fluxes


Catriona Hurd

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Seaweed nutrient physiology and ecology; hydrodynamics and biomechanics


David Hyrenbach

Waimanalo, Hawaii, USA

Marine bird and mammal biogeography, habitats and conservation


Adrianna Ianora

Napels, Italy

Zooplankton ecophysiology, reproduction and development; chemical ecology of phytoplankton-zooplankton interactions


Judson Kenworthy

Beaufort, North Carolina, USA

Community ecology, eelgrass, seagrass


Raphael M. Kudela

Santa Cruz, California, USA

Phytoplankton ecology and physiology, harmful algal blooms, bio-optics and remote sensing


Michael R. Landry

La Jolla, California, USA

Food web interactions; zooplankton ecology


Hunter S. Lenihan

Santa Barbara, California, USA

Marine benthic ecology (temperate and coral reefs, estuaries, soft bottoms, polar environments); fisheries ecology; ecotoxicology


Samuel N. Luoma

Menlo Park, California, USA

Feeding ecology of deposit feeders; geochemistry of trace elements in sediments


Christos Maravelias

Athens, Greece

Fisheries ecology, fisheries oceanography, population dynamics, climate effects, fisheries management


Mark Meekan

Darwin, Northern Territories, Australia

Ecology of fish larvae, sharks, and coral reefs


Zhi-Ping Mei

Guangdong, PR China

Marine primary production, phytoplankton ecology, marine planktonic ecosystem model


Thomas J. Minello

Galveston, Texas, USA

Estuarine ecology; habitat functions for nekton and benthic organisms; behavior and biology of penaeid shrimps and blue crabs


Gilles Miron

Moncton, Nouveau-Brunswick, Canada

Benthic ecology, recruitment and settlement processes, ecoethology


Peter J. Mumby

Exeter, UK

Multivariate statistical analysis; coral bleaching; marine protected areas, coastal reef ecology; reef fish behaviour; fish population dynamics


Takeshi Naganuma

Higashi-hiroshima, Japan

Microbial biogeography


Richard D. M. Nash

Bergen, Norway

Fish biology, population dynamics, fisheries management


Helen Neil

Wellington, New Zealand

Marine geology; paleoceanography; paleoclimate; isotope geochemistry (esp. otoliths)


Thomas Noji

Highlands, New Jersey, USA

Ecosystem processes, zooplankton ecology


Janet Nye

Stony Brook, New York, USA

Fisheries ecology, bioenergetics, ecosystem modeling, climate variability, climate change


Emil Ólafsson

Palma, Spain

Benthic ecology: energy flow and food webs, impact assessments, meiofauna


Paulette Peckol

Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Algal physiology, nutrients and photosynthesis, population interactions; effects of disturbance on coral reefs and reef fishes


Peter Petraitis

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Field experimental design, community ecology of rocky shores


John F. Piatt

Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Marine birds and mammals; feeding ecology; seabird population dynamics; marine food webs; oil pollution; fishery interactions


Stéphane Plourde

Mont-Joli, Quebec, Canada

Zooplankton dynamics and secondary production, biological-physical models


Roberto Pronzato

Genova, Italy

Benthos population dynamics


Peter Ralph

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Chlorophyll a fluorescence; coral bleaching; sea ice photosynhtesis; algal toxicology; macroalgal physiology; seagrass physiology


Courtney E. Richmond

Glassboro, New Jersey, USA

Ecological impacts of environmental stress; population dynamics; ecological modelling; life history strategies


Hans Ulrik Riisgård

Kerteminde, Denmark

Environmental effects, bioenergetics and filter-feeding in macroinvertebrates


Michael J. Risk

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Coral reef ecology; soft bottom ecology; coastal processes


Lawrence P. Rozas

Lafayette, Louisiana, USA

Estuarine ecology, habitat restoration; decapod crustaceans and fishes


Benjamin Ruttenberg

Miami, Florida, USA

Reef fishes: life history, recruitment, biogeography; marine reserves


Jarrod A. Santora

Petaluma, California, USA

Mammals, zooplankton, predator-prey dynamics


Graham Savidge

Portaferry, UK

Phytoplankton ecology; primary production; photosynthesis


David R. Schiel

Christchurch, New Zealand

Experimental marine ecology; marine plant/herbivore interactions; demography and ecology of algae; invertebrate fisheries; aquaculture


Rochelle Seitz

Gloucester Point, Virginia, USA

Benthic community ecology, benthic invertebrate diversity, environmental stress, predator-prey dynamics, ocean acidification, conservation biology


Antonio Sole-Cava

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Invertebrate population genetics, cryptic speciation, sea anemone taxonomy; reproduction; benthic intertidal ecology; invertebrate fisheries


Erik Sotka

Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Molecular ecology, chemical ecology, and the evolution of biotic interactions


Kerrie Swadling

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Zooplankton; sea ice ecology; food web dynamics


Kam W. Tang

Gloucester Point, VA, USA

Planktonic and microbial processes


Martin Thiel

Coquimbo, Chile

Benthic ecology, biogeography, life history and behavioral ecology of marine invertebrates


Guglielmo Tita

Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec, Canada

Benthic ecology, meiofauna, environmental impact of aquaculture


Nick Tolimieri

Seattle, Washington, USA

Fish ecology: population dynamics, larvae and recruitment, competition, predation; regime shifts; statistics and experimental design


Dianne Tracey

Wellington, New Zealand

Deep-sea corals and deep-sea fisheries; biodiversity; seamount research


John F. Valentine

Dauphin Island, Alabama, USA

Biotic processes and flow of energy among trophic levels; seagrass food webs


Kay C. Vopel

Auckland, New Zealand

Benthic ecology, animal-sediment interactions, sediment-seawater solute

exchange, bioturbation, effects of aquaculture on benthic ecosystems


Stephen Votier

Plymouth, UK

Seabird population dynamics, climate effects


Wen-Xiong Wang

Kowloon, Hong Kong, SAR

Marine pollution and ecotoxicology; biogeochemistry of trace elements; physiological ecology of marine invertebrates; trophic interaction


Mark E. Warner

Lewes, Delaware, USA

Physiological ecology of reef building corals; photosynthesis and photoinhibition


Paula E. Whitfield

Beaufort, North Carolina, USA

Invasion ecology and biology; climate change effects in marine communities