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Photographic Identification Guide to Larvae at Hydrothermal Vents in the Eastern Pacific

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Literature Cited

Adams, D.K., 2007, Influence of hydrodynamics on the larval supply to hydrothermal vents on the East Pacific Rise. PhD Thesis, MIT, Cambridge, MA & Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA.

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

Adams, D.K. & L.S. Mullineaux, 2008, Supply of gastropod larvae to hydrothermal vents reflects transport from local larval sources. Limnol. Oceanogr. 53:1945-1955.

Beaulieu, S.E., L.S. Mullineaux, D.K. Adams & S.W. Mills, 2009, Comparison of a sediment trap and plankton pump for time-series sampling of larvae near deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Limnol. Oceanogr.: Methods 7: 235248.

Blake, J.A., 1985, Polychaeta from the vicinity of deep-sea geothermal vents in the Eastern Pacific. I. Euphrosinidae, Phyllodocidae, Hesionidae, Nereididae, Glyceridae, Dorvilleidae, Orbiniidae and Maldanidae. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 6:67-102.

de Saint Laurent, M., 1984, Crustacés décapodees d'un site hydrothermal actif de la dorsale du Pacifique oriental (13° N) en provenance de la campagne française Biocyatherm, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, Sér III, 299:355-360.

de Saint Laurent, M., 1988, Les mégalopes et jeunes stades crabe de trois espèces du genre Bythograea Williams, 1980 (Crustacea Decapoda Brachyura). Oceanol. Acta Hydrothermalism, Biology and Ecology Symposium, Paris, 4-7 November 1985, Proceedings, 99-107.

Desbruyères, D., M. Segonzac & M. Bright, eds., 2006, Handbook of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna. Second completely revised edition. Denisia 18: 544 pp.

Geiger, D.L., B.A. Marshll, W.F. Ponder, T. Sasaki & A. Warén, 2007, Techniques for collecting, handling, preparing, storing and examining small molluscan specimens. Molluscan Res. 27:1-50.

Gustafson, R.G. & R.A. Lutz, 1994, Molluscan life history traits and deep-sea hydrothermal vents and cold methane/sulphide seeps. Pp. 76-97 in C.M. Young and K.J. Eckelbarger (eds.), Reproduction, Larval Biology, and Recruitment of the Deep-Sea Benthos. Columbia University Press: New York.

Hickman, C.S., 1984, A new archaeogastropod (Rhipidoglossa, Trochacea) from hydrothermal vents on the East Pacific Rise. Zool Scr. 13:19-25.

Kenk, V.C. & B.R. Wilson, 1985, A new mussel (Bivalvia, Mytilidae) from hydrothermal vents in the Galapagos Rift Zone. Malacologia 26:253-271.

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

Lutz, R.A., D. Jablonski & R.D. Turner, 1984, Larval development and dispersal at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Science 226:1451-1454.

Lutz, R.A., P. Bouchet, D. Jablonski, R.D. Turner & A. Warén, 1986, Larval ecology of mollusks at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Am. Malacol. Bull. 4:49-54.

McLean, J.H., 1981, The Galapagos Rift limpet Neomphalus: relevance to understanding the evolution of a major Paleozoic-Mesozoic radiation. Malacologia 21:291-336.

McLean, J.H., 1988, New archaeogastropod limpets from hydrothermal vents: Superfamily Lepetodrilacea. I. Systematic descriptions. Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. London B319:1-32.

McLean, J.H., 1989, New slit limpets (Scissurellacea and Fissurellacea) from hydrothermal vents. Part 1. Systematic descriptions and comparisons based on shell and radular characters. Contributions in Science, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History 407:1-29.

McLean, J.H., 1989, New archaeogastropod limpets from hydrothermal vents: new family Peltospiridae, new superfamily Peltospiracea. Zool. Scr. 18:49-66.

McLean, J.H., 1990, Neolepetopsidae, a new docoglossate limpet family from hydrothermal vents and its relevance to patellogastropod evolution. J. Zool., London 222:485-528.

McLean, J.H., 1990, A new genus and species of neomphalid limpet from the Mariana vents with a review of current understanding of the relationships among Neomphalacea and Peltospiracea. Nautilus 104:77-86.

McLean, J.H., 1993, New species and records of Lepetodrilus (Vetigastropoda:Lepetodrilidae) from hydrothermal vents. Veliger 36:27-35.

Mullineaux, L.S., S.L. Kim, A. Pooley & R.A. Lutz, 1996, Identification of archaeogastropod larvae from a hydrothermal vent community. Mar. Biol. 124:551-560.

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

Mullineaux, L.S., S.W. Mills, A.K. Sweetman, A.H. Beaudreau, A. Metaxas & H.L. Hunt, 2005, Vertical, lateral and temporal structure in larval distributions at hydrothermal vents. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 293:1-16.

Mullineaux, L.S., D.K. Adams, S.W. Mills & S.E. Beaulieu, 2010, Larvae from afar colonize deep-sea hydrothermal vents after a catastrophic eruption. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 107(17):7829-7834.

Newman, W.A., 1979, A new scalpellid (Cirripedia): a Mesozoic relic living near an abyssal hydrothermal spring. Trans. San Diego Soc. Nat. Hist., 19:153-167.

Pradillon, F., A. Schmidt, J. Peplies & N. Dubilier, 2007, Species identification of marine invertebrate early stages by whole-larvae in situ hybridisation of 18S ribosomal RNA. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 333:103-116.

Schein-Fatton, 1985, Découverte sur la ride du Pacifique oriental à 13°N d'un Pectinidae (Bivalvia, Pteromorpha) d'affinitiés paléozoïques. C.R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), Série III 301:491-496.

Turner, R.D., R.A. Lutz & D. Jablonski, 1985, Modes of molluscan development at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. Bull. Biol. Soc. Wash. 6:167-184.

Warén, A. & P. Bouchet, 1989, New gastropods from East Pacific hydrothermal vents. Zool. Scr. 18:67-102.

Warén, A. & P. Bouchet, 1993, New records, species, genera and a new family of gastropods from hydrothermal vents and hydrocarbon seeps. Zool. Scr. 22:1-90.

Warén, A. & P. Bouchet, 2001, Gastropoda and Monoplacophora from hydrothermal vents and seeps; new taxa and records. Veliger 44:116-231.

Williams, A.B., 1980, A new crab family from the vicinity of submarine thermal vents on the Galapagos Rift (Crustacea : Decapoda : Brachyura), Contribution No. 5 of the Galapagos Rift Biology Expedition. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 93:443-472.

Young, C.M., M.A. Sewell & M.E. Rice, 2001, Atlas of Marine Invertebrate Larvae. Academic Press, San Diego, 630 pp.

Zottoli, R., 1983, Amphisamytha galapagensis, a new species of ampharetid polychaete from the vicinity of abyssal hydrothermal vents in the Galapagos Rift, and the role of this species in rift ecosystems. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 96:379-391.

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