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2011 Adams DK, McGillicuddy DJ, Zamudio L, Thurnherr AM, Liang X, Rouxel O, German CR, Mullineaux LS. Surface-generated mesoscale eddies transport deep-sea products from hydrothermal vents. Science 332:580-583.  

2011 Thurnherr, A. M., J. R. Ledwell, J. W. Lavelle, L. S. Mullineaux.  Circulation near the crest of the East Pacific Rise between 9◦and 10◦N. Deep-Sea Res. I 58: 365-376.  

2011 Bayer SR, Mullineaux LS, Waller RG, Solow AR (2011) Reproductive traits of pioneer gastropod species colonizing deep-sea hydrothermal vents after an eruption. Marine Biology 158:181-192.  

2010 Lavelle, J.W., A.M. Thurnherr, J. R. Ledwell, D.J. McGillicuddy, Jr., L.S. Mullineaux. Deep ocean circulation and transport where the East Pacific Rise at 9–10°N meets the Lamont Seamount chain.  Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans 115:C12073.  

2010 Fuchs, H. L., A. R. Solow, and L. S. Mullineaux. Larvae from different adult habitats have genus-specific responses to turbulence in a tidal channel. Journal of Marine Research 68:153-188.  

2010 Adams, D.K., S.W. Mills, T.M. Shank, L.S. Mullineaux.  Expanding dispersal studies at hydrothermal vents through species identification of cryptic larval forms.  Marine Biology 157:1049-1062.  

2010 McGillicuddy DJ, Lavelle W, Thurnherr AM, Kosnyrev VK, Mullineaux LS. Larval dispersion along an axially symmetric mid-ocean ridge. Deep Sea Res I 57:880-892.  

2010 Mullineaux LS, Adams DK, Mills SW, Beaulieu SE.  Larvae from afar colonize deep-sea hydrothermal vents after a catastrophic eruption. PNAS 107:7829–7834.  

2009 Mullineaux, L.S., F. Micheli, C.H. Peterson, H.S. Lenihan, N. Markus.  Historical effects on succession : imprint of past conditions on structure of  a deep-sea hydrothermal vent community.  Oecologia 161:387-400.  

2009 Rona, P. A., A. Seilacher, C. de Vargas, A. J. Gooday, J. M. Bernhard, S. Bowser, C. Vetriani, C. O. Wirsen, L. Mullineaux, R. Sherrell, J. F. Grassle, S. Low, R. A. Lutz. Paleodictyon nodosum: A living fossil on the deep-sea floor. Deep-Sea Research II 56: 1700-1712.  

2009 Beaulieu, S.E., Mullineaux, L.S., Adams, D.K., and Mills, S.W. Comparison of a sediment trap and plankton pump for time-series sampling of larvae near deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 7:235-248.  

2009 Metaxas, A., L.S. Mullineaux and J. Sisson. Distribution of echinoderm larvae relative to the halocline of a salt wedge.   Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 377: 157-168.  

2009 Jennings, R.M., T. M. Shank, L. S. Mullineaux, and K. M. Halanych.  Assessment of the Cape Cod phylogeographic break using the bamboo worm Clymenella torquata reveals the role of regional water masses and dispersal .  J. Heredity 100:86-96.  

2008 Lenihan, H.S., S.W. Mills, L.S. Mullineaux, C.H. Peterson, C.R. Fisher, F. Micheli. Biotic interactions at hydrothermal vents: recruitment inhibition by the mussel Bathymodiolus thermophilus.  Deep-Sea Research 155:1707-1717.  

2008 Strasser, C.A., L. S. Mullineaux, S. R. Thorrold. Temperature and salinity effects on elemental uptake in the shells of larval and juvenile softshell clams (Mya arenaria). Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 370- 155-169.  

2008 Tyler, P.A., S. Pendlebury, S.W. Mills, L.S. Mullineaux, K.J. Eckelbarger, M. Baker and C.M. Young. Reproduction of gastropods from vents on the East Pacific Rise and the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. J. Shellfish Res. 27: 107–118.  

2008 Strasser, C.A., L.S. Mullineaux and B.D. Walther. Growth rate and ontogeny effects on Mya arenaria shell chemistry: implications for biogeochemical studies. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 355: 153 – 163.  

2008 Adams, D.K. and L.S. Mullineaux. Supply of gastropod larvae to hydrothermal vents reflects transport from local larval sources. Limnology and Oceanography 53: 1945 – 1955.  

2007 Strasser, C.A., S.R. Thorrold, V.R. Starczak, and L.S. Mullineaux.  Laser ablation ICP-MS analysis of larval shell in softshell clams (Mya arenaria) poses challenges for natural tag studies.  Limnology and Oceanography Methods 5: 241-249.  

2007 Fuchs, H., M. Neubert and L.S. Mullineaux. Effects of turbulence-mediated larval behavior on larval supply and settlement in tidal currents. Limnol Oceanogr 52:1156-1165.  

2007 Mills, S.W., L.S. Mullineaux and P.A. Tyler. Habitat associations in gastropod species at East Pacific Rise hydrothermal vents (9°50’N).  Biological Bulletin 212: 185-194.  

2006 Neubert, M., L.S. Mullineaux and M.F. Hill. A metapopulation approach to interpreting diversity at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. In ‘Marine Metapopulations’, J. Kritzer and P. Sale, eds., Elsevier Academic Press, pp. 321-350.  

2005 Pradillon, F., M. Zbinden, L.S. Mullineaux and F. Gaill. Effects of patch dynamics on size-structure and reproductive maturity of Alvinella pompejana (Polychaeta: Alvinellidae) populations.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 302:147-157.  

2005 Mullineaux, L.S., S.W. Mills, A. K. Sweetman, A.H. Beaudreau, A. Metaxas, H.L. Hunt. Spatial structure and temporal variation in larval abundance at hydrothermal vents on the East Pacific Rise. Marine Ecology Progress Series 293:1-16.  

2005 Sancho, G., Fisher, C.R., Mills, S. Micheli, F., Johnson, G.A., Lenihan, H.S., Peterson, C.H and Mullineaux, L.S. Selective predation by the zoarcid fish Thermarces cerberus at hydrothermal vents. Deep-Sea Research 152: 837-844.  

2004 Fuchs, H.L., L. S. Mullineaux, and A. R. Solow. Sinking behavior of gastropod larvae (Ilyanassa obsoleta) in turbulence. Limnology and Oceanography 49: 1937-1948.  

2004 Hunt, H.L., A. Metaxas, R.M. Jennings, K.Halanych and L.S. Mullineaux.  Testing biological control of colonization by vestimentiferan tubeworms at deep-sea hydrothermal vents (East Pacific Rise, 9°50’N). Deep-Sea Research 51: 225-234.  

2003 Mullineaux, L.S., C.H. Peterson, F. Micheli and S.W. Mills. Successional mechanism varies along a gradient in hydrothermal fluid flux at deep-sea vents. Ecological Monographs 73: 523-542.  

2002 Mullineaux, L.S., K.G. Speer, A.M. Thurnherr, M.E. Maltrud, A. VangriesheimImplications of cross-axis flow for larval dispersal along mid-ocean ridges.  Cahiers de Biologie Marine 43: 281-284.  

2002 Hunt, H.L., D.A. McLean and L.S. Mullineaux.  Alteration of spatial settlement patterns of the soft shell clam Mya arenaria by post-settlement events.  Estuaries 26: 72-81.  

2002 Podar, M, Mullineaux, L.S., Huang, H.-R., Perlman, P.S. and Sogin, M.L. Bacterial group II introns in a deep sea hydrothermal vent environment.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68:6392-6398.  

2002 Hunt, H.L. and L.S. Mullineaux. The roles of predation and postlarval transport in recruitment of the soft shell clam Mya arenaria. Limnology & Oceanography 47:151-164.  

2002 Micheli, F., C.H. Peterson, L.S. Mullineaux, C. Fisher, S.W. Mills, G. Sancho, G.A. Johnson and H.S. Lenihan. Predation structures communities at deep-sea hydrothermal vents.  Ecological Monographs 72:365-382.  

2001 Gulmann, L.K., L.S. Mullineaux and H.L. Hunt. Effects of caging on retention of postlarval soft-shelled clams (Mya arenaria). Journal of Shellfish Research. 20: 135-142.   

2001 Marsh, A. G., L. S. Mullineaux, C. M. Young and D. T. Manahan. 2001. Larval dispersal potential of the tubeworm Riftia pachyptila at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Nature 411: 77-80.  

2001 Etter, R. and L.S. Mullineaux. Deep-Sea Communities. In, Bertness, M.D., S.D. Gaines and M.E. Hay, eds.,  Marine Community Ecology, p. 367-394, Sinauer Associates Inc. Sunderland, MA.   

2000 Mullineaux, L. S., C. R. Fisher, C. H. Peterson and S. W. Schaeffer.  Vestimentiferan tubeworm succession at hydrothermal vents: use of biogenic cues to reduce habitat selection error? Oecologia 123:275-284.  

1999 Berntson, E. A., S. C. France and L. S. Mullineaux.  Phylogenetic relationships within the Class Anthozoa (Phylum Cnidaria) based on 18S ribosomal DNA sequence information.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 13(2): 417-433.  

1999 Dunn, R., L. S. Mullineaux and S. W. Mills.  Resuspension of postlarval soft-shell clams Mya arenaria through disturbance by the mud snail Ilyanassa obsoleta. Marine Ecology Progress Series 180:223-232.  

1998 Kim, S.L. and L.S. Mullineaux. Distribution and near-bottom transport of larvae and other plankton at hydrothermal vents. Deep-Sea Research II 45: 423-440.  

1998 Mullineaux, L.S., S.W. Mills and E. Goldman. Recruitment variation during a pilot colonization study of hydrothermal vents (9°50’N, East Pacific Rise). Deep-Sea Research II 45:441-464.  

1997 Mullineaux, L.S. and S.W. Mills. A test of the larval retention hypothesis in seamount-generated flows. Deep-Sea Research 44: 745-770.  

1996 France, S.C., P.E. Rosel, J. E. Agenbroad, L.S. Mullineaux, T.D. Kocher.  DNA sequence variation of mitochondrial large-subunit rRNA provides support for a two subclass organization of the Anthozoa (Cnidaria). Molecular Marine Biology and Biotechnology 5:15-28.  

1996 Mullineaux, L.S., S. Kim, A. Pooley and R. Lutz.  Identification of Archaeogastropod larvae from a hydrothermal vent community.  Marine Biology 124: 551-560.  

1995 Haney, J.C., L.R. Haury, L.S. Mullineaux, C.L. Fey.  Seabird aggregation at a deep North Pacific seamount. Marine Biology 123:1-9.  

1995 Mullineaux, L.S. and S.C. France. Dispersal of deep‑sea hydrothermal vent fauna, in S.E. Humphris, R.A. Zierenberg, L.S. Mullineaux, and R.E. Thomson, eds., Seafloor hydrothermal systems: physical, chemical, biological, and geochemical interactions, Geophysical Monograph Series volume 91, p. 408-424.   

1995 Mullineaux, L.S. P.H. Wiebe and E.T. Baker.  Larvae of benthic invertebrates in hydrothermal vent plumes over Juan de Fuca Ridge. Marine Biology 122: 585-596.  

1995 Wishner, K.F, C.J. Ashjian, C. Gelfman, M.M. Gowing, L. Kann, L.A. Levin, L.S. Mullineaux and J. Saltzman. The lower interface of the eastern tropical pacific oxygen minimum zone. Deep-Sea Research 42:93-115.  

1994 Rankin, K., L.S. Mullineaux and W.R. Geyer.  Transport and deposition of juvenile gem clams (Gemma gemma) in a headland wake. Estuaries 17:655-667.  

1994 Kim, S.L., L.S. Mullineaux and K.R. Helfrich. Larval dispersal via entrainment into hydrothermal vent plumes. Journal of Geophysical Research 99: 12,655-12,665.  

1994 Mullineaux, L.S. Implications of mesoscale flows for dispersal and retention of larvae in deep-sea habitats. In: C.M. Young and K.J. Eckelbarger, eds. "Reproduction, larval biology and recruitment of the deep-sea benthos". Columbia University Press, p. 201-222.

1994 Kaartvedt, S., C.L. Van Dover, L.S. Mullineaux, P.H. Wiebe and S. Bollens.  Deep-sea amphipods on a hydrothermal treadmill. Deep-Sea Research 41: 179-195.  

1993 Mullineaux, L. S. and E. D. Garland.  Larval recruitment in response to manipulated field flows. Marine Biology 116:667-683.  

1991 Mullineaux, L. S. and C. A. Butman.  Initial contact, exploration, and attachment of barnacle (Balanus amphitrite) cyprids settling in flow. Marine Biology 110: 93-103.  

1990 Wishner, K., L. Levin, M. Gowing and L. Mullineaux.  Involvement of the oxygen minimum in benthic zonation of a deep seamount.  Nature 346:  57-59.  

1990 Mullineaux, L. S. and C. A. Butman.  Recruitment of benthic invertebrates in boundary-layer flows:  a deep water experiment on Cross Seamount.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 35:  409-423.  

1989 Noble, M. and L. S. Mullineaux.  Internal tidal currents over the summit of Cross Seamount.  Deep-Sea Research 36:1791-1802.  

1989 Mullineaux, L. S.  Vertical distributions of the epifauna on manganese nodules:  implications for feeding and settlement in flow.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 34(7):  1247-1262.     

1988 Mullineaux, L. S.  The role of initial settlement in structuring a hard-substratum community in the deep sea.  J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 120:  247‑261.  

1988 Mullineaux, L. S.  Taxonomic notes on large, mat-like foraminifers encrusting manganese nodules, including the description of a new genus, Chondrodapis (Komokiacea).  J. Foram. Res. 18:  46‑53.  

1987 Mullineaux, L. S.  Organisms encrusting manganese nodules and crusts:  distribution and abundance at three North Pacific sites.  Deep-Sea Res. 34:  165‑184.  

1986 Mullineaux, L. S. and  M. J. Westberg-Smith.  Radiolarians as paleoceanographic indicators in the Miocene Monterey Formation, Newport Beach, California.  Micropaleontology 32:  48‑71.  

1984 Mullineaux, L. S. and T. E. DeLaca.  Distribution of Antarctic benthic foraminifers settling on the pecten Adamusium colbeckiiPolar Biol. 3:  185‑189.  

1981 Mullineaux, L. S. and G. P. Lohmann.  Late Quaternary stagnations and recirculation of the eastern Mediterranean: changes in the deep water recorded by fossil benthic foraminifers.  Jour. Foram. Res. 11: 20‑39.  


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