Selected Publications


Trueblood, L. A. and Seibel, B. A. 2012. Critical depth in the jumbo squid, Dosidicus gigas (Ommastrephidae), living in oxygen minimum zones I. Oxygen consumption rates and critical oxygen partial pressures. Deep-sea Res. II.

Seibel, B. A. 2012. Critical depth in the jumbo squid, Dosidicus gigas (Ommastrephidae), living in oxygen minimum zones II. Blood-oxygen binding. Deep-sea Res. II.

Seibel, B.A., Maas, A.E., Dierssen, H.M. 2012. Energetic Plasticity Underlies a Variable Response to Ocean Acidification in the Pteropod, Limacina helicina antarctica. PLoS ONE.

Maas, A.E., Wishner, K.F., and Seibel, B.A. 2012. The metabolic response of pteropods to acidification reflects natural CO2-exposure in oxygen minimum zones. Biogeosciences.

Seibel, B.A. 2011. Critical oxygen levels and metabolic suppression in oceanic oxygen minimum zones. Journal Experimental Biology.

Maas, A.E., Elder, L.E., Dierssen, H.M., and Seibel, B.A. 2011. Metabolic response of Antarctic pteropods (Mollusca: Gastropoda) to food deprivation and regional productivity. Mar Ecol Prog Ser.

Rosa, R. and Seibel, B.A. 2010. Voyage of the argonauts in the pelagic realm: physiological and behavioural ecology of the rare paper nautilus,
Argonauta nouryi. ICES J. Mar. Science.

Rosa, R. and Seibel, B. A.  2010.  Living on the surface: the physiological demands and ecological tradeoffs of an epipelagic existence in paper nautiluses, Argonauta nouryiICES J. Mar. Science

Seibel, B. A., Girguis, P. R., and Childress, J. J. 2009. Variation in evolved limits to life preclude universal tolerance indices: a critique of the Respiration Index. Science (e-Letters)

Rosa, R., and Seibel, B. A. 2009. Slow pace of life of the Antarctic colossal squid.  J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U. K

Rosa, R., and Seibel, B. A. 2009.  Respiratory and metabolic physiology in a top pelagic predator, Dosidicus gigas: implications for vertical migration in a pronounced oxygen minimum zone.  Progress in Oceanography

Rosenthal, J. C., Seibel, B.A, Dymowska, A., and F. Bezanilla.  2009.  Trade-off between aerobic capacity and locomotory activity in an Antarctic pteropod.  Proceedings National Academy Sciences 106: 6192-6196.

Seibel, B. A. and Dierssen, H. M.  2009.   Perspective: Animal function at the heart (and gut) of oceanography.  Science. 323(5912): 343-344

Rosa, R., Trueblood, L. A., and B. A. Seibel. 2009.  Ecophysiological demands on scaling of aerobic and anaerobic metabolism of deep-sea gonatid squids.  Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 82(5). DOI 10.1086/591950.

Childress, J. J., Seibel, B. A., and Thuesen, E. V.  2008. Copepod metabolism data support "locomotor decline" and  "visual interactions" hypotheses for the decline in metabolic rates of pelagic animals with image-forming eyes. Comment on Ikeda et al.  Marine Ecology Progress Series.  373: 187-191.

Rosa, R., and Seibel, B. A.  2008.  Synergistic effect of climate-related variables suggests future physiological impairment in a top oceanic predator. Proceedings National Academy Sciences. 52. 20776-20780.

Rosa, R., Dierssen, H. M., Gonzales, L., and B. A. Seibel. 2008. Large-scale diversity patterns of cephalopods in the open ocean and deep-sea.   Ecology.  89: 3449-3461.

Rosa, R., Dierssen, H. M., Gonzales, L., and B. A. Seibel. 2008.  Ecological biogeography of cephalopod mollusks in Atlantic Ocean. Historical and contemporary causes of coastal diversity patterns.  Global Ecology and Biogeography. 17: 600-610.

D. J. Staaf, S. Camarillo-Coop, S. H. D. Haddock, A. C. Nyack, J. Payne, R. Ramirez-Rojo, C. A. Salinas-Zavala, B. A. Seibel, L. Trueblood, C. Widmer, W. F. Gilly.  2008.  Natural egg deposition by the Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) in the Gulf of California and characteristics of paralarvae.   J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K.  88: 759-770.

Fabry, V. J., Seibel, B. A., Feely, R. A., and Orr, J. C.  2008.  Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Marine Fauna and Ecosystem Processes.  ICES Journal of Marine Science.  65: 414-432.

Aronson, R., Thatje, S., Clarke, A., Peck, L. S., Blake, D. B., Wilga, C. D., and Seibel, B. A.  2007.  Climate change and invisibility of the Antarctic Benthos.  Annual Review Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. 38: 129-154.

Caldeira, K. et al.  2007.  Comment on “Modern-age buildup of CO2 and its effects on seawater aciditiy and salinity.  Geophysical Research Letters.  34: L18608, doi: 10.1029/2006GL027288

Seibel, B. A., Dymowska, A., Rosenthal, J. C. 2007.  Metabolic temperature compensation and coevolution of locomotory capacity in pteropod molluscs.  Integrative and Comparative Biology. 47: 880-891.
Drazen, J. C. and Seibel, B. A.  2007.  Depth-related trends in metabolism of benthic and benthopelagic fishes.  Limnol. Oceangr.  52: 2306-2316.

Seibel, B. A. and Drazen, J. C. 2007.  The rates of metabolism in marine animals:
environmental constraints, ecological demands and energetic opportunities. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. B362: 2061-2078. 

Samerotte, S. L., J. C. Drazen, G. L. Brand, B. A. Seibel, and P. H. Yancey.  2007.  Correlation of trimethylamine oxide and habitat depth within and among species of teleost fishes: an analysis of causation. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology80(2): 197-208.

Seibel, B. A.  2007.  On the depth and scale of metabolic rate variation: scaling of oxygen consumption and enzymatic activity in the Class Cephalopoda. J. Exp. Biol. 210: 1-11.

Seibel, B. A., Robison, B. H., Haddock, S. D. H.  2005.  Post-spawning egg-care by a
squid. Nature 438: 929.

Wishner, K. F., J. R. Graff, J. W. Martin, S. Carey, H. Sigurdsson, and B. A.
Seibel.  2005.  Are midwater shrimp trapped in the craters of submarine volcanoes by
hydrothermal venting? Deep-sea Research 152: 1528-1535.

Seibel, B. A., S. K. Goffredi, E. V. Thuesen, J. J. Childress, and B. H. Robison.  2004. Ammonium content and buoyancy in midwater cephalopods. J.Exp. Mar. Biol  Ecol. 313: 375-387.

Seibel, B. A.  and V. J. Fabry.  2003.  Marine Biotic Response to Elevated Carbon Dioxide. Advance in Applied Biodiversity Science. 4. 59-67.  (Invited book chapter)

Seibel, B. A. and H. M. Dierssen.  2003.  Cascading trophic impacts of reduced biomass in the Ross Sea, Antarctica: just the tip of the iceberg? Biological Bulletin 205 (2): 93-99.

Seibel, B. A. and P. J. Walsh.  2003.  Biological impacts of deep-sea carbon dioxide
injection inferred from indices of physiological performance.  Journal of Experimental
Biology.  206: 641-650.

Barry, J.P., B.A. Seibel, J.C. Drazen, M.N. Tamburri, K.R. Buck, et al.  2003.  Deep-sea field experiments on the biological impacts of direct deep-sea CO2 injection. Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference on Carbon Sequestration, Alexandria, Virginia. pp. 1-7. (Extended Abstract).

Seibel, B. A. and P. J. Walsh.  2002.  Trimethylamine oxide accumulation in marine animals: relation to acylglycerol storage?  Journal of Experimental Biology205(3): 297-306

Seibel, B. A. and P. J. Walsh.  2002.  Minimizing effects of CO2 storage in oceans - Response (letters).  Science 295(5553): 276

Seibel, B. A. and P. J. Walsh.  2001.  Potential impacts of CO2 injection on deep-sea
biota. Science294(5541): 319-320

Seibel, B. A. and D. B. Carlini.  2001.  Metabolism of pelagic cephalopods as a function of habitat depth: a reanalysis using phylogenetically independent contrasts.  Biological Bulletin.  201(1): 1-5

Seibel, B. A., F. G. Hochberg, and D. B. Carlini.  2000.  Life history of Gonatus onyx
(Cephalopoda: Teuthoidea):  deep-sea spawning and post-spawning egg care.  Marine Biology. 137(3): 519-526

Seibel, B. A. and J. J. Childress.  2000.  Metabolism of benthic octopods (Cephalopoda) as a function of habitat depth and oxygen concentration.  Deep-Sea Research.  47(7): 1247-1260

Seibel, B. A., E.V. Thuesen, and J. J. Childress. 2000. Light-limitation on predator-prey interactions: consequences for metabolism and locomotion in  deep-sea cephalopods.  Biological Bulletin.  198: 284-298

Hunt, J. C. and B. A. Seibel.  2000.  Life history of Gonatus onyx (Cephalopoda: Teuthoidea): ontogenetic changes in habitat, behavior and physiology.  Marine Biology. 136(3): 543-552

Seibel, B. A., F. Chausson, F. Lallier, J. J. Childress and F. Zal.  1999.  Vampire
blood: respiratory physiology of the Vampire Squid (Vampyromorpha: Cephalopoda) in relation to the oxygen minimum layer.  Experimental Biology Online4(1)

Archipkin, A. and B. A. Seibel.  1999.  Statolith microstructure from hatchlings of the oceanic squid, Gonatus onyx (Cephalopoda, Gonatidae) from the Northeast Pacific.  Journal of Plankton Research21(2): 401-404

Seibel, B. A., E. V. Thuesen and J. J. Childress.  1998. Flight of the Vampire: ontogenetic gait-transition in Vampyroteuthis infernalis (Cephalopoda: Vampyromorpha).  Journal of Experimental Biology201(16): 2413-2424

Childress, J. J. and B. A. Seibel.  1998.  Life at stable low oxygen: Adaptations of animals to oceanic oxygen minimum layers.  Journal of Experimental Biology201: 1223-1232

Seibel, B.A., E. V. Thuesen, J. J. Childress, and L. A. Gorodezky.  1997.  Decline in
pelagic cephalopod metabolism with habitat depth reflects differences in locomotory efficiency. Biological Bulletin192: 262-278

Seibel, B. A. and J. J. Childress.  1996.  Deep-breathing cephalopods?  Nature.  384: 421 (Corresp.)