Amon, D.J., Palacios-Abrantes, J., Drazen, J.C., Lily, H., Nathan, N., Grient, J.M.A.v.d., McCauley, D., 2023. Climate change to drive increasing overlap between Pacific tuna fisheries and emerging deep-sea mining industry.


Bergman, L.A., Fujiwara, Y., Assad, V.E., Perelman, J.N., Drazen, J.C., Lindsay, D.J., 2023. Face-Down, Tail-Up: Unusual In Situ Behavior of the Blackchins Neoscopelus macrolepidotus, Neoscopelus microchir, and Scopelengys tristis (Myctophiformes: Neoscopelidae). Diversity 15 (7), 837.


Drazen, J.C., Clark, B.H., Gove, J.M., Phipps, J.E., Copeland, A.M., Lecky, J., Green, J.A.M., Kobayashi, D.R., Turner, J.R., Whitney, J.L., Williams, G.J., 2023. Near-island enhancement in mesopelagic micronekton assemblages off Hawaiʻi. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 199, 104107.


Montenegro, J., Collins, A.G., Hopcroft, R.R., Questel, J.M., Thuesen, E.V., Bachtel, T.S., Bergman, L.A., Sangekar, M.N., Drazen, J.C., Lindsay, D.J., 2023. Heterogeneity in diagnostic characters across ecoregions: A case study with Botrynema (Hydrozoa: Trachylina: Halicreatidae). Frontiers in Marine Science 9.


Perelman, J.N., Ladroit, Y., Escobar-Flores, P., Firing, E., Drazen, J.C., 2023. Eddies and fronts influence pelagic communities across the eastern Pacific ocean. Progress in Oceanography 211, 102967.





Amon, D.J., Gollner, S., Morato, T., Smith, C.R., Chen, C., Christiansen, S., Currie, B., Drazen, J.C., Fukushima, T., Gianni, M., Gjerde, K.M., Gooday, A.J., Grillo, G.G., Haeckel, M., Joyini, T., Ju, S.-J., Levin, L.A., Metaxas, A., Mianowicz, K., Molodtsova, T.N., Narberhaus, I., Orcutt, B.N., Swaddling, A., Tuhumwire, J., Palacio, P.U., Walker, M., Weaver, P., Xu, X.-W., Mulalap, C.Y., Edwards, P.E.T., Pickens, C., 2022a. Assessment of scientific gaps related to the effective environmental management of deep-seabed mining. Marine Policy 138, 105006.


Amon, D.J., Pickens, C., Chen, C., Drazen, J., Esquete, P., Gianni, M., Gjerde, K., Gollner, S., Grillo, G.G., Haeckel, M., Levin, L., Metaxas, A., Molodtsova, T., Orcutt, B.N., Smith, C., Weaver, P., Mulalap, C.Y., 2022b. Scientific Knowledge is Currently Insufficient for Effective Environmental Management of Deep-Seabed Mining. DOSI policy brief.


Blanton, J.M., Peoples, L.M., Gerringer, M.E., Iacuaniello, C.M., Gallo, N.D., Linley, T.D., Jamieson, A.J., Drazen, J.C., Bartlett, D.H., Allen, E.E., 2022. Microbiomes of hadal fishes across trench habitats contain similar taxa and known piezophiles. mSphere 7 (2), e00032-00022.


Kaikkonen, L., Victorero, L., Gianni, M., Amaro, T., Aranha, S.G., Auster, P.J., Bailey, D.M., Bell, J., Brandt, A., Drazen, J., Clark, M.R., Preez, C.D., Olalekan, I., Escobar-Briones, E., Giacomello, E., Howell, K.L., Johnson, A.F., Levin, L., Maloueki, L., Milligan, R.J., Molodtsova, T.N., Oduware, S., Pearman, T.R.R., Pham, C.K., Ramalho, S.P., Rowden, A.A., Sutton, T.T., Taylor, M., Watling, L., Whitten, P., 2022. A Review of Impact Assessments for Deep-Sea Fisheries on the High Seas Against the FAO Deep-Sea Fisheries Guidelines. Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative Report, pp. 1-38.


Motta, L.C., Blum, J.D., Popp, B.N., Umhau, B.P., Benitez-Nelson, C.R., Close, H.G., Washburn, S.J., Drazen, J.C., 2022. Mercury isotopic evidence for the importance of particles as a source of mercury to marine organisms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 119 (44), e2208183119.


van der Grient, J.M.A., Drazen, J.C., 2022. Evaluating deep-sea communities' susceptibility to mining plumes using shallow-water data. Science of the Total Environment 852, 158162.





Bribiesca-Contreras G, Dahlgren TG, Horton T, Drazen JC, Drennan R, Jones DOB, Leitner AB, McQuaid KA, Smith CR, Taboada S, Wiklund H, Glover AG (2021) Biogeography and Connectivity Across Habitat Types and Geographical Scales in Pacific Abyssal Scavenging Amphipods. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:1-18. 


Drazen JC, Leitner AB, Jones DOB, Simon-Lledó E (2021) Regional variation in communities of demersal fishes and scavengers across the CCZ and the Pacific Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:1-18. 


Durden JM, Putts M, Bingo S, ^Leitner AB, Drazen JC, Gooday AJ, Jones DOB, Sweetman AK, Washburn TW, Smith CR (2021) Megafaunal Ecology of the Western Clarion Clipperton Zone. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:1-22. 


Jones DOB, Simon-Lledó E, Amon DJ, Bett BJ, Caulle C, Clément L, Connelly DP, Dahlgren TG, Durden JM, Drazen JC, Felden J, Gates AR, Georgieva MN, Glover AG, Gooday AJ, Hollingsworth AL, Horton T, James RH, Jeffreys RM, Laguionie-Marchais C, Leitner AB, Lichtschlag A, Menendez A, Paterson GLJ, Peel K, Robert K, Schoening T, Shulga NA, Smith CR, Taboada S, Thurnherr AM, Wiklund H, Young CR, Huvenne VAI (2021) Environment, ecology, and potential effectiveness of an area protected from deep-sea mining (Clarion Clipperton Zone, abyssal Pacific). Prog Oceanogr 197:102653.


Leitner AB, Smith CR, Drazen JC (2021) Testing the seamount refuge hypothesis for predators and scavengers in the western Clarion-Clipperton Zone. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:1-20.


Perelman JN, Firing E, van der Grient JMA, Jones BA, Drazen JC (2021) Mesopelagic scattering layer behaviors across the Clarion-Clipperton Zone: Implications for deep-sea mining. Frontiers in Marine Science 8:632764.


Romero-Romero S, Miller E, Black J, Popp BN, Drazen JC (2021) Abyssal deposit feeders are secondary consumers of detritus and rely on nutrition derived from microbial communities in their guts. Scientific Reports 11:12594.


van der Grient JMA, Drazen JC (2021) Potential spatial intersection between high-seas fisheries and deep-sea mining in international waters. Marine Policy 129:104564.


Leitner, A.B., Friedrich T, Kelley C.D., Partridge D., Powell B., Drazen, J.C. (2021) Biogeophysical influence of large-scale habitat types on mesophotic and upper bathyal demersal fish assemblages: a Hawaiian case study. Marine Ecology Progress Series 659:219-236


Leitner, A.B., Durden, J.M., Smith, C.R., Klingberg, E., Drazen, J.C. (2021). Synaphobranchid swarms at an abyssal seamount summit: the largest aggregation of fishes ever observed at abyssal depths. Deep-Sea Research 167: 103423


Black, J.A., Neuheimer, A.B., Horn, P., Tracey, D., Drazen, J.C. (2021). Environmental and ecological drivers of slow growth in deep-sea demersal fishes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 658: 1-16 Featured Article





Blum, J. D., Drazen, J.C., Johnson, M. W., Popp, B. N., Motta, L. C., Jamieson, A. J. (2020) Mercury isotopes identify near-

surface mercury in deep sea trench biota. PNAS 117 (47): 29292-29298.


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. (2020). Deep zooplankton rely on small particles in response to low particle fluxes. Limnology & Oceanography Letters 5 (6): 410-416


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





Umhau B, Benitez-Nelson C, Close H, Hannides C, Motta L, Popp B, Blum J, Drazen J (2019) Seasonal and spatial

changes in carbon and nitrogen fluxes estimated using 234Th:238U disequilibria in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Marine Chemistry 217: 103705 


Weijerman M, Grüss A, Dove D, Asher J, Williams ID, Kelley C, Drazen JC (2019) Shining a light on the composition and

distribution patterns of mesophotic and subphotic fish communities in Hawai’i. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 630: 161-182 


Drazen, J.C., Leitner, A.B., Morningstar, S., Marcon, Y., Greinert, J., Purser, A. (2019). Observations of deep-

sea fishes and mobile scavengers from the abyssal DISCOL experimental mining area. Biogeosciences 16: 3133-3146 


Motta, L.C., Blum, J.D., Johnson, M.W., Umhau, B., Popp, B.N., Washburn, S.J., Drazen, J.C., Benitez-Nelson,

C.R., Hannides, C.C., Close, H., Lamborg, C.H. (2019). Mercury cycling in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre as revealed by mercury stable isotope ratios. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 33(6): 777-794 


Woodworth-Jefcoats PA, Blanchard JL, Drazen JC (2019) Relative impacts of simultaneous stressors on a

pelagic marine ecosystem. Frontiers in Marine Science 6 (383): 1-9 


Romero-Romero, S., Choy, C.A., Hannides, C.C.S., Popp, B.N., Drazen, J.C. (2019). Differences in the trophic

ecology of micronekton driven by diel vertical migration. Limnology and Oceanography 64: 1473-1483 


Zhang, W., Watanabe, H.K., Ding, W., Tian, R.-M., Sun, J., Chen, C., Cai, L., Li, Y., Oguri, K., Toyofuku, T.,

Kitazato, H., Drazen, J., Bartlett, D., Qian, P.-Y. (2019). Gut microbial divergence between two isolated populations of the hadal amphipod Hirondellea gigas. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 85: e02032-02018. 10.1128/aem.02032-18 


Peoples, L.M., Grammatopoulou, E., Pombrol, M., Xu, X., Osuntokun, O., Blanton, J., Allen, E.E., ^Nunnally, C.,

Drazen, J.C., Mayor, D.J., Bartlett, D.H. (2019). Microbial community diversity within sediments from two geographically separated Hadal trenches. Frontiers in Microbiology 10. 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00347 





Woodworth-Jefcoats PA, Polovina JJ, Drazen JC (2018) Synergy between oceanographic variability, fishery

expansion, and longline catch composition in the central North Pacific. Fishery Bulletin 116: 218-239 


Zhang W, Tian R-M, Sun J, Bougouffa S, Ding W, Cai L, Lan Y, Tong H, Li Y, Jamieson AJ, Bajic VB, Drazen JC,

Bartlett D, Qian P-Y (2018) Genome reduction in Psychromonas  species within the gut of an amphipod from the ocean's deepest point. mSystems 3 (3) e00009-18 


Gerringer ME, Andrews AH, Huss GR, Nagashima K, Popp BN, Gallo ND, Clark MR, Linley TD, Jamieson AJ,

Drazen JC (2018) Life history of abyssal and hadal fishes from otolith growth zones and oxygen isotopic compositions. Deep-Sea Res I 132:37-50 


Giorli G, Drazen JC, Neuheimer AB, Copeland A, Au W (2018) Deep-sea animal density and size estimated using

a Dual-frequency IDentification SONar (DIDSON) offshore the island of Hawaii. Prog Oceanogr 160:155-166 


Gloeckler K, Choy CA, Hannides CCS, Close H, Goetze E, Popp BN, Drazen JC (2018) Amino acid – compound

specific stable isotope analysis of micronekton around Hawaii reveals the importance of suspended particles as an important  nutritional source in the meso/bathypelagic. Limnol Oceanogr. doi:doi: 10.1002/lno.10762 


Lemaire B, Karchner SI, Goldstone JV, Lamb DC, Drazen JC, Rees JF, Hahn ME, Stegeman JJ (2018) Molecular

adaptation to high pressure in cytochrome P450 1A and aryl hydrocarbon receptor systems of the deep-sea fish Coryphaenoides armatus. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Proteins and Proteomics 1866:155-165





Sutton, T.T., Clarke, M.R., Dunn, D.C., Halpin, P.N., Rogers, A.D., Guinotte, J., Bograd, S.J., Angel, M.V., Perez, J.A.A., Wishner, K., Haedrich, R.L., Lindsay, D., Drazen, J.C., Vereshchaka, A., Piatkowski, U., Morato, T., Błachowiak-Samołyk, K., Robison, B.H., Gjerde, K.M., Pierrot-Bults, A., Bernal, P., Reygondeau, G., Heino, M. (2017). A global biogeographic classification of the mesopelagic zone. Deep Sea Research I 126: 85-102 pdf


Oyafuso, Z.S., Drazen, J.C., Moore, C.H., Franklin, E.C. (2017). Habitat-Based Species Distribution Models of Hawaiian Deep-Slope Fishes. Fisheries Research 195: 19-27 pdf


Gerringer, M.E., Drazen, J.C., Yancey, P.H. (2017) Metabolic enzyme activities of abyssal and hadal fishes: pressure effects and a re-evaluation of depth-related changes. Deep Sea Research I 125: 135-146 pdf


Leitner, A., Neuheimer, A., Donlon, E., Smith, C.R., Drazen, J.C. (2017) Environmental and bathymetric influences on abyssal scavenging communities of the Clarion Clipperton zone. Deep Sea Research I 125: 65-80 pdf


Sackett D, Kelley CD, Drazen JC (2017) Spilling over deepwater boundaries; evidence of spillover from two deepwater protected areas in Hawaii. Marine Ecology Progress Series 568: 175-190 pdf


Gerringer, M.E., Popp, B.N., Linley, T.D., Jamieson, A.J., Drazen, J.C. (2017) Feeding ecology of hadal fishes; Comparative analyses of stomach contents and compound specific stable isotopes of individual amino acids. Deep Sea Research I 121: 110-120 pdf


Linley, T.D., Stewart, A., McMillan, P., Clark, M., Gerringer, M., Drazen, J.C., Fujii, T., Ichino, M.C., Jamieson, A.J. (2017) Bait attending fishes of the abyssal zone and hadal boundary: community structure, functional groups and species distribution in the Kermadec, New Hebrides and Mariana trenches. Deep Sea Research I 121:38-53 pdf


Woodworth-Jefcoats, P., Polovina, J., Drazen, J.C. (2017). Climate change is projected to reduce carrying capacity in North Pacific marine ecosystems. Global Change Biology 23(3):1000-1008  pdf


Drazen, J.C., Sutton, T.T. (2017). Dining in the deep: The feeding ecology of deep-sea fishes. Annual Reviews in Marine Science 9: 337-366  pdf


Hetherington, E.D., Olson, R.J., Drazen, J.C., Lennert-Cody, C.E., Ballance, L.T., Kaufmann, R.S., Popp, B.N. (2017). Spatial food-web structure in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean based on compound-specific nitrogen isotope analysis of amino acids. Limnology and Oceanography 62: 541-560  pdf





Nunnally C, Friedman J, Drazen J (2016) Respiration of hadal invertebrates measured in situ in the Kermadec trench. Deep Sea Research I 188, 30-36 pdf


Fernandez-Arcaya, U., Drazen, J.C., Murua, H., Ramírez-Llodra, E., Bahamon, N., Recasens, L., Rotllant, G., Company, J.B. (2016). Bathymetric gradients of fecundity and egg size in fishes: a Mediterranean case study. Deep Sea Research I 116, 106-117 pdf


Gaither, M.R., Violi, B., Gray, H.W., Neat, F., Drazen, J.C., Grubbs, D., Roa-Varón, A., Sutton, T., Hoelzel, A.R. (2016). Depth as a driver of evolution in the deep sea: insights from grenadiers (Gadiformes: Macrouridae) of the genus Coryphaenoides. Marine Ecology Progress Series 104, 73-82 pdf


Linley TD, Gerringer ME, Yancey PH, Drazen JC, Weinstock CL, Jamieson AJ (2016) Fishes of the hadal zone including new species, in situ observations, depth records of Liparidae. Deep-Sea Res I 114: 99-110 pdf


Moore CH, Drazen JC, Radford B, Kelley C, Newman SJ (2016) Improving essential fish habitat designation to support sustainable ecosystem-based fisheries management. Marine Policy 69: 32-41 pdf 


Misa, W.F.X.E., Richards, B.L., DiNardo, G.T., Kelley, C.D., Moriwake, V.N., Drazen, J.C. (2016). Evaluating the effect of soak time on bottomfish abundance and length data from stereo-video surveys. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 479: 20-34 pdf 


Gove JM, McManus MA, Neuhemier AB, Polovina JJ, Drazen JC, Smith CR, Merrifield MA, Freidlander AM, Ehses JS, Young C, Dillon AK, Williams GJ (2016) Near-island biological hotspots in barren ocean basins. Nature Communications 7:10581 pdf 





Abecassis M, Polovina J, Baird RW, Copeland A, Drazen JC, Domokos R, Oleson E, Jia Y, Schorr GS, Webster DL, Andrews RD (2015) Characterizing a foraging hotspot for short-finned pilot whales and Blainville’s beaked whales off the west side of the Island of Hawai‘i with tagging and oceanographic data. PLOS One 10(11): e0142628  pdf


Choy CA, Popp BN, Hannides CCS, Drazen JC (2015) Trophic structure and isotopic depth gradients within a pelagic fish assemblage of the central North Pacific Subtropical Gyre ecosystem. Limnology and Oceanography 60 (4): 1156-1171  pdf 


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 13(9): 476-493  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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