Bradley CJ, Wallsgrove NJ, Choy CA, Drazen JC, Hetherington ED, Hoen, DK, Popp BN (2015) Trophic position estimates of marine teleosts using amino acid compound specific isotopic analysis. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods.  pdf


Drazen JC, Friedman JR, Condon NE, Aus EJ, Gerringer ME, Keller AA, Clarke ME (2015) Enzyme activities of demersal fishes from the shelf to the abyssal plain. Deep-Sea Research Part I 100:117-126.  pdf


Hannides CCS, Drazen JC, Popp BN (2015) Mesopelagic zooplankton metabolic demand in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Limnology and Oceanography, 60: 419–428.  pdf


Ichino MC, Clark MR, Drazen JC, Jamieson A, Jones DOB, Martin AP, Rowden AA, Shank TM, Yancey PH, Ruhl HA (2015) The distribution of benthic biomass in hadal trenches: A modelling approach to investigate the effect of vertical and lateral organic matter transport to the seafloor. Deep-Sea Res I 100: 21-33  pdf


Sackett DK, Drazen JC, Choy CA, Popp B, Pitz GL (2015) Mercury Sources and Trophic Ecology for Hawaiian Bottomfish. Environmental Science & Technology 49 (11): 6909-6918.   pdf





Friedlander AM, Stamoulis KA, Kittinger, JN, Drazen JC, Tissot BN (2014) Understanding the scale of marine protection in Hawai'i: from community-based management to the remote northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Advances in Marine Biology 69:153-203.  pdf


Hoen DK, Kim SL, Hussey NE, Wallsgrove NJ, Drazen JC, Popp BN (2014) Amino acid 15N trophic enrichment factors of four large carnivorous fishes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 453:76-83.   pdf


Robison B, Seibel B, Drazen J (2014) Deep-sea octopus (Graneledone boreopacifica) conducts the longest-known egg-brooding period of any animal. PLoS ONE 9(7): e103437. pdf


Sackett DK, Drazen JC, Moriwake VN, Kelley CD, Schumacher BD, Misa WFXE (2014) Marine protected areas for deepwater fish populations: an evaluation of their effects in Hawaii. Marine Biology 161: 411-425   pdf


Stein DL, Drazen JC (2014) Paraliparis hawaiiensis, a new species of snailfish (Scorpaeniformes: Liparidae) and the first described from the Hawaiian Archipelago. Journal of Fish Biology 84: 1519-1526. pdf


Yancey PH, Gerringer ME, Drazen JC, Rowden AA, Jamieson A. (2014). Marine fish may be biochemically constrained from inhabiting the deepest ocean depths, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (12) 4461-4465. pdf 




Barry JP, Buck KR, Lovera C, Brewer PG, Seibel BA, Drazen JC, Tamburri MN, Whaling PJ, Kuhnz L, Pane EF (2013) The response of abyssal organisms to low pH conditions during a series of CO2-release experiment  simulating deep-sea carbon sequestration. Deep-Sea Res I 92:249-260    pdf


Blum JD, Popp BN, Drazen JC, Choy CA, Johnson MW (2013) Methylmercury production below the mixed layer in the North Pacific Ocean. Nature Geosciences 6:879-884   pdf


Choy CA, Drazen JC (2013) Plastic for dinner? Observations of frequent debris ingestion by pelagic predatory fishes from the central North Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series 485: 155-163   pdf


Choy CA, Portner E, Iwane M, Drazen JC (2013) Diets of five important predatory mesopelagic fishes of the central North Pacific. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 492:169-184   pdf


Dale JJ, Drazen JC, Holland KN (2013) Stingray life history trade-offs associated with nursery habitat use inferred from a bioenergetics model. Mar Biol 160:3181-3192   pdf


Drazen JC, Dugan B, Friedman JR (2013) Red muscle proportions and enzyme activities in deep-sea demersal fishes. J Fish Biol 83:1592-1612.   pdf


Fleury AG, Drazen JC (2013) Abyssal Scavenging Communities attracted to Sargassum and fish in the Sargasso Sargasso Sea. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 72: 141-147   pdf


Hafner N, Drazen JC, Lubecke VM (2013) Fish heart rate monitoring by body-contact doppler radar. IEEE Sensors Journal 13: 408-414   pdf


Hannides CCS, Popp BN, Choy CA, Drazen JC (2013) Midwater zooplankton and suspended particle dynamics in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre: a stable isotope perspective. Limnol Oceanogr 58:1931-1946   pdf


Misa WFXE, Drazen JC, Kelley CD, Moriwake VN (2013) Establishing species-habitat associations for 4 eteline snappers with the use of a baited stereo-video camera system. Fishery Bulletin 111:293-308   pdf


Moore CH, Drazen JC, Kelley CD, Misa WFXE (2013) Deepwater marine protected areas of the main Hawaiian Islands: establishing baselines for commercially valuable bottomfish populations. Marine Ecology Progress Series 476: 167-183   pdf


Wilson S, Yeh J, Korsmeyer KE, Drazen JC (2013) Metabolism of shallow and deep-sea benthic crustaceans and echinoderms in Hawaii. Mar Biol 160:2363-2373   pdf




Choy CA, Davison PC, Drazen JC, Flynn A, Gier EJ, Hoffman JC, McClain-Counts JP, Miller TW, Popp BN, Ross SW, Sutton TT (2012) Global trophic position comparison of two dominant mesopelagic fish families (Myctophidae, Stomiidae) using amino acid nitrogen isotopic analyses. PLoS One 7: e50133   pdf


Condon NE, Friedman JR, Drazen JC (2012) Metabolic enzyme activities in shallow- and deep-water chondrichthyans: Implications for metabolic and locomotory capacity. Marine Biology 159: 1713-1731   pdf


De Leo FC, Drazen JC, Vetter EW, Rowden AA, Smith CR (2012) The effects of submarine canyons and the oxygen minimum zone on deep-sea fish assemblages off Hawaii. Deep-Sea Research I 64: 54-70   pdf


Devine JA, Watling L, Cailliet G, Drazen J, Duran Munoz P, Orlov AM, Bezaury J (2012) Evaluation of potential sustainability of deep-sea fisheries for Grenadiers (Macrouridae). Journal of Ichthyology 52: 709-721   pdf


Drazen JC, Bailey DM, Ruhl H, Smith KL, Jr. (2012) The role of carrion supply in the abundance of deep-water fish off California. PLoS ONE 7: e49332   pdf


Drazen JC, Haedrich RL (2012) A continuum of life histories in deep-sea demersal fishes. Deep Sea Research I 61: 34-42     pdf


Drazen JC, Yeh J (2012) Respiration of four species of deep-sea demersal fishes measured in situ in the eastern North Pacific. Deep-Sea Research I 60: 1-6   pdf


Friedman JR, Condon NE, Drazen JC (2012) Gill surface area and metabolic enzymes of demersal fishes associated with the oxygen minimum zone off California. Limnology and Oceanography 57: 1701-1710   pdf


O’Malley JM, Drazen JC, Popp BN, Gier E, Toonen RJ (2012) Spatial variability in growth and prey availability of lobsters in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series 449: 211-220   pdf


Sackett D, Drazen J, Vaz A, Moore C (2012) Bottomfish Restricted Fishing Areas and the deep 7: a report of current monitoring results. Bottomfish News 14: 2-3   pdf




Drazen JC, De Forest LG, Domokos R (2011) Micronekton abundance and biomass in Hawaiian waters as influenced by seamounts, eddies, and the moon. Deep-Sea Research I 58: 557-566   pdf


Drazen JC, Yeh J, Friedman J, Condon N (2011) Metabolism and enzyme activities of hagfish from shallow and deep water of the Pacific Ocean. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 159: 182-187   pdf


Laxson CJ, Condon NE, Drazen JC, Yancey PH (2011) Decreasing urea: trimethylamine N-oxide ratios with depth in chondrichthyes: a physiological depth limit? Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 84: 494-505   pdf


Merritt D, Donovan MK, Kelley C, Waterhouse L, Parke M, Wong K, Drazen JC (2011) BotCam: A baited camera system for nonextractive monitoring of bottomfish species. Fishery Bulletin 109: 56-67   pdf


Yeh J, Drazen JC (2011) Baited-camera observations of deep-sea megafaunal scavenger ecology on the California slope. Marine Ecology Progress Series 424: 145-156   pdf 




Watling L, Haedrich RL, Devine J, Drazen J, Dunn MR, Gianni M, Baker K, Cailliet G, Figueiredo I, Kyne PM, Menezes G, Neat F, Orlov A, Duran P, Perez JA, Ardron JA, Bezaury J, Revenga C, Nouvian C (2010) Can  ecosystem-based deep-sea fishing be sustained? Report of a Workshop held 31 August - 3 Sept. 2010, Neuville-Bosc, France, pp 1-83   pdf




Choy CA, Popp BN, Kaneko JJ, Drazen JC (2009) The influence of depth on mercury levels in pelagic fishes and their prey. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106: 13865-13869   pdf


Drazen JC, Phleger CF, Guest MA, Nichols PD (2009) Lipid composition and diet inferences in abyssal macrourids of the eastern North Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series 387: 1-14   pdf


De Forest L, Drazen J (2009) The influence of a Hawaiian seamount on mesopelagic micronekton. Deep Sea Research I 56: 232-250   pdf


Yeh J, Drazen JC (2009) Depth zonation and bathymetric trends of deep-sea megafaunal scavengers of the Hawaiian Islands. Deep Sea Research I 56: 251-266   pdf




Drazen JC (2008) Energetics of grenadier fishes. In: Orlov AM, Iwamoto T (eds) Grenadiers of the World Oceans: Biology, Stock assessment, and Fisheries. American Fisheries Society, pp 203-223   pdf  


Drazen JC, De Forest LG (2008) The influence of Hawaiian seamounts and islands on the forage base for oceanic predators. Pelagic Fisheries Research Program Newsletter 13: 4-8   pdf


Drazen JC, Phleger CF, Guest MA, Nichols PD (2008) Lipid, sterols and fatty acid composition of abyssal holothurians and ophiuroids from the north-east Pacific Ocean: food web implications. Biochemistry Comparativeand Physiology B 151: 79-87   pdf


Drazen JC, Phleger CF, Guest MA, Nichols PD (2008) Lipid, sterols and fatty acids of abyssal polychaetes, crustaceans, and a cnidarian from the northeast Pacific Ocean: food web implications. Marine Ecology Progress Series 372: 157-167   pdf


Drazen JC, Popp BN, Choy CA, Clemente T, De Forest L, Smith KL, Jr. (2008) Bypassing the abyssal benthic food web: macrourid diet in the eastern North Pacific inferred from stomach content and stable isotopes analyses. Limnology and Oceanography 53: 2644-2654   pdf




Drazen JC, Reisenbichler KR, Robison BH (2007) A comparison of absorption and assimilation efficiencies between four species of shallow and deep living fishes. Marine Biology 151: 1551-1558   pdf


Barry JP, Drazen JC (2007) The response of deep-sea scavengers to ocean acidification and the odor from a dead grenadier. Marine Ecology Progress Series 350: 193-207   open access


Drazen JC (2007) Depth related trends in proximate composition of demersal fishes in the eastern North Pacific. Deep Sea Research I 54: 203-219   pdf


Drazen JC, Seibel BA (2007) Depth-related trends in metabolism of benthic and benthopelagic deep-sea fishes. Limnology and Oceanography 52: 2306-2316   pdf


Ferry-Graham LA, Drazen JC, Franklin V (2007) Laboratory observations of reproduction in deep-water zoarcids Lycodes cortezianus and Lycodapus mandibularis (Teleostei: Zoarcidae). Pacific Science 61: 129-139   pdf 


Samerotte AL, Drazen JC, Brand GL, Seibel BA, Yancey PH (2007 ) Correlation of trimethylamine oxide and habitat depth within and among species of teleost fish: An analysis of causation. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 80: 197-208   pdf


Seibel BA, Drazen JC (2007) The rate of metabolism in marine animals: environmental constraints, ecological demands and energetic opportunities. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B 362: 2061-2078   pdf 




Stein DL, Drazen JC, Schlining KL, Barry JP, Kuhnz L (2006) Snailfishes of the central California coast: video, photographic, and morphological observations. Journal of Fish Biology 69: 970-986   pdf




Drazen JC, Bird LB, Barry JP (2005) Development of a hyperbaric trap-respirometer for the capture and maintenance of live deep-sea organisms. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 3: 488-498   pdf




Drazen JC, Robison BH (2004) Direct observations of the association between a deep-sea fish and a giant scyphomedusa. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 37: 209-214 pdf   


Gutowska MA, Drazen JC, Robison BH (2004) Digestive chitinolytic activity in marine fishes of Monterey Bay, California. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 139: 351-358 pdf    


Voight JR, Drazen JC (2004) Hatchlings of the deep-sea octopus Graneledone boreopacifica are the largest and most advanced known. Journal of Molluscan Studies 70: 400-402   pdf 




Drazen JC, Goffredi SK, Schlining B, Stakes DS (2003) Aggregations of egg-brooding deep-sea fish and cephalopods on the Gorda Escarpment: a reproductive hot spot. Biological Bulletin 205: 1-7   pdf




Drazen JC (2002a) Energy budgets and feeding rates of Coryphaenoides acrolepis and C. armatus. Marine Biology 140: 677-686   pdf


Drazen JC (2002b) A seasonal analysis of the nutritional condition of deep-sea macrourid fishes in the north-east Pacific. Journal of Fish Biology 60: 1280-1295   pdf




Drazen JC, Buckley TW, Hoff GR (2001) The feeding habits of slope dwelling macrourid fishes in the eastern North Pacific. Deep Sea Research I 48: 909-935   pdf




Hoff GR, Buckley TW, Drazen JC, Duncan KM (2000) Biology and ecology of Nezumia liolepis and N. stelgidolepis from the west coast of North America. Journal of Fish Biology 57: 662-680   pdf




Drazen JC, Baldwin RJ, Smith KL, Jr. (1998) Sediment community response to a temporally varying food supply at an abyssal station in the NE Pacific. Deep Sea Research II 45: 893-913   pdf




Gonzalez RJ, Drazen J, Hathaway S, Bauer B, Simovich M (1996) Physiological correlates of water chemistry requirements in fairy shrimps (Anostraca) from southern California. Journal of Crustacean Biology 16: 315-322   pdf

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