Lab Publications

Ashford OS, Guan S*, Capone D*, Rigney K*, Rowley K*, Orphan V, Mullin SW, Dawson KS, Cortés J, Rouse GW, Mendoza GF, Lee RW, Cordes EE, Levin LA. (2021) A chemosynthetic ecotone—“chemotone”—in the sediments surrounding deep‐sea methane seeps. Limnol Oceanog. DOI: 10.1002/lno.11713

Cordes EE, Clark MR, Evans K, Hennige S, Kazanidis G. (2021) Chapter 7E: Cold water corals, In: The Second World Ocean Assessment. Eds: Renison Ruwa and Alan Simcock, under the auspices of the United Nations General Assembly.

DeLeo DM, Glazier A, Herrera S, Barkman A*, Cordes EE. (2021) Transcriptomic responses of deep-sea corals experimentally exposed to crude oil and dispersant. Front Mar Sci. 8: 649909. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.649909

Auscavitch SR, Deere MC*, Keller AG, Rotjan RD, Shank TM, Cordes EE. (2020) Oceanographic drivers of deep-sea coral species distribution and community assembly on seamounts, islands, atolls, and reefs within the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. Front Mar Sci. 7: 42. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00042

Auscavitch SR, Lunden JJ, Barkman A*, Quattrini AM, Demopoulos AWJ, Cordes EE. (2020) Distribution of scleractinian and stylasterid corals across abiotic environmental gradients on three seamounts in the Anegada Passage. PeerJ. 8: e9523. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.9523

Georgian SE, Saunders M, Fisher CR, Kramer K, Shedd W, Roberts HH, Lewis C, Cordes EE. (2020) Habitat suitability modeling to predict the spatial distribution of cold-water coral communities affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Journal of Biogeography 47: 1455-1466. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13844

Glazier A, Herrera S, Weinnig A, Kurmann M*, Goméz C, Cordes EE. (2020) Regulation of ion transport and energy metabolism enables certain coral genotypes to maintain calcification under experimental ocean acidification. Mol Ecol. 29: 1657-1673. DOI: 10.1111/mec.15439

Goffredi SK, Tilic E, Mullin SW, Dawson KS, Keller A, Lee RW, Wu F, Levin LL, Rouse GW, Cordes EE, Orphan VJ. (2020) Methanotrophic bacterial symbionts fuel dense populations of deep-sea feather duster worms (Sabellida, Annelida) and extend the spatial influence of methane seepage. Science Advances. 6: eaay8562. DOI: 10.1126/ sciadv.aay8562

Howell KL, et al. (2020) A blueprint for an inclusive, global deep-sea Ocean Decade field programme. Front Mar Sci. 7: 584861. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.584861

Peterson CH, Franklin KP, Cordes EE. (2020) Habitat connectivity enhances restoration success in a changing Gulf of Mexico ecosystem. Elementa. 8: 016. DOI: 10.1525/ elementa.016

Schwing P, Montagna PA, Joye SB, Paris CB, Cordes EE, McClain CR, Kilborn JP, Murawski SA. (2020) Deep benthic ecosystem impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Assembling the record of species and community change. Front Mar Sci. 7:560012. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.560012

Weinnig AM, Gómez CE, Hallaj A*, Cordes EE. (2020) Cold-water coral (Lophelia pertusa) response to multiple stressors: High temperature affects recovery from short-term pollution exposureSci Rep 10, 1768.

Cordes EE, Demopoulos AWJ, Rasser M, Adams C. (2019) DEEP SEARCH: Deep Sea Exploration to Advance Research on Coral/Canyon/Cold Seep Habitats. Oceanography 32: 104-105.

Cordes EE, Levin LA. (2018) Exploration before exploitation (editorial). Science 359: 719.

DeLeo DM, Lengyel SD, Quattrini AM, Kulathinal RJ, Cordes EE. (2018) Gene expression profiling reveals deep-sea coral response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Mol Ecol 27: 4066-4077. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14847

Gomez CE, Wickes L, Deegan D*, Etnoyer P, Cordes EE. (2018) Growth and feeding of deep-sea coral Lophelia pertusa from the California margin under simulated ocean acidification conditions. PeerJ. 6: e5671. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.567

A Durkin, CR Fisher, EE Cordes. (2017). Extreme longevity in a deep-sea vestimeniferan tubeworm and its implications for the evolution of life history strategies. The Science of Nature 104 (7-8), 63.

MD Kurman, CE Gómez, SE Georgian, JJ Lunden, EE Cordes. (2017). Intra-Specific Variation Reveals Potential for Adaptation to Ocean Acidification in a Cold-Water Coral from the Gulf of Mexico. Front. Mar. Sci. 4, 111.

AM Quattrini, CE Gómez, EE Cordes. (2017). Environmental filtering and neutral processes shape octocoral community assembly in the deep sea. Oecologia 183, 221-236.

SE Georgian, S Dupont, M Kurman, A Butler, SM Strömberg, AI Larsson, EE Cordes. (2016). Biogeographic variability in the physiological response of the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa to ocean acidification Marine Ecology 37 (6), 1345-1359.

VZ Radice, AM Quattrini, VE Wareham, EN Edinger, EE Cordes. (2016). Vertical water mass structure in the North Atlantic influences the bathymetric distribution of species in the deep-sea coral genus Paramuricea. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 116, 253-263.

EE Cordes et al. (2016). Environmental Impacts of the Deep-Water Oil and Gas Industry: A Review to Guide Management Strategies. Frontiers in Environmental Science.

DM DeLeo, DV Ruiz-Ramos, IB Baums, EE Cordes. (2016). Response of deep-water corals to oil and chemical dispersant exposure. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 129, 137-147.

SE Georgian, D DeLeo, A Durkin, CE Gomez, M Kurman, JJ Lunden, EE Cordes. (2016). Oceanographic patterns and carbonate chemistry in the vicinity of cold-water coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico: Implications for resilience in a changing ocean. Limnology and Oceanography 61 (2), 648-665.

EE Cordes, S Auscavitch, I Baums, CR Fisher, F Girard, C Gomez, J McClain-Counts, H Mendlovitz, M Saunders, S Smith, S Voshen, A Weinheimer. (2016). ECOGIG: Oil Spill Effects on Deep-Sea Corals Through the Lenses of Natural Hydrocarbon Seeps and Long Time Series. Oceanography 29, 28-29.

EE Cordes, S Arnaud-Haond, OA Bergstad, AP da Costa Falcão, A Freiwald, J Murray Roberts, P Bernal. (2016). Cold-Water Corals. The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment: World Ocean Assessment I

AM Quattrini, IB Baums, TM Shank, CL Morrison, EE Cordes. (2015). Testing the depth-differentiation hypothesis in a deepwater octocoral. Proc. R. Soc. B 282 (1807), 20150008.

JJ Lunden, CG McNicholl, CR Sears, CL Morrison, EE Cordes. (2014). Acute survivorship of the deep-sea coral Lophelia pertusa from the Gulf of Mexico under acidifcation, warming, and deoxygenation. Frontiers in Marine Science 1, 78.

CR Fisher, PY Hsing, CL Kaiser, DR Yoerger, HH Roberts, WW Shedd, EE Cordes, TM Shank, SP Berlet, MG Saunders, EA Larcom, JM Brooks. (2014). Footprint of Deepwater Horizon blowout impact to deep-water coral communities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (32), 11744-11749.

SE Georgian, W Shedd, EE Cordes. (2014). High-resolution ecological niche modelling of the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa in the Gulf of Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series 506, 145-161

JJ Lunden, JM Turner, CG McNicholl, CK Glynn, EE Cordes. (2014). Design, development, and implementation of recirculating aquaria for maintenance and experimentation of deep-sea corals and associated fauna. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 12 (6), 363-372.

AM Quattrini, PJ Etnoyer, C Doughty, L English, R Falco, N Remon, M Rittinghouse, EE Cordes. (2014). A phylogenetic approach to octocoral community structure in the deep Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 99, 92-102.

CL Doughty, AM Quattrini, EE Cordes. (2014). Insights into the population dynamics of the deep-sea coral genus Paramuricea in the Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 99, 71-82.

AM Quattrini, SE Georgian, L Byrnes, A Stevens, R Falco, EE Cordes. (2013). Niche divergence by deep-sea octocorals in the genus Callogorgia across the continental slope of the Gulf of Mexico. Molecular Ecology 22 (15), 4123-4140.

JJ Lunden, SE Georgian, EE Cordes. (2013). Aragonite saturation states at cold-water coral reefs structured by Lophelia pertusa in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Limnology and Oceanography 58 (1), 354-362.

HK White, PY Hsing, W Cho, TM Shank, EE Cordes, AM Quattrini, RK Nelson, R Camilli, AWJ Demopoulos, CR German, JM Brooks, HH Roberts, W Shedd, CM Reddy, CR Fisher. (2012). Impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on a deep-water coral community in the Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (50), 20303-20308.

EE Cordes, EL Becker, S Hourdez, CR Fisher. (2010). Influence of foundation species, depth, and location on diversity and community composition at Gulf of Mexico lower-slope cold seeps. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 57 (21), 1870-1881.

EE Cordes, EL Becker, CR Fisher. (2010). Temporal shift in nutrient input to cold-seep food webs revealed by stable-isotope signatures of associated communities. Limnology and Oceanography 55 (6), 2537-2548.

EE Cordes, MR Cunha, J Galeron, C Mora, OL Roy, M Sibuet, S Van Gaever, A Vanreusel, LA Levin. (2010). The influence of geological, geochemical, and biogenic habitat heterogeneity on seep biodiversity. Marine Ecology 31 (1), 51-65

EE Cordes, S Hourdez, HH Roberts. (2010). Unusual Habitats and Organisms Associated with the Cold Seeps of the Gulf of Mexico. The Vent and Seep Biota, 315-331

EL Becker, EE Cordes, SA Macko, CR Fisher. (2009). Importance of seep primary production to Lophelia pertusa and associated fauna in the Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 56 (5), 786-800.

EE Cordes, DC Bergquist, CR Fisher. (2009). Macro-Ecology of Gulf of Mexico Cold Seeps. Annual Review of Marine Science 1, 143-168.

EE Cordes, MP McGinley, EL Podowski, EL Becker, SLessard-Pilon, ST Viada, CR Fisher. (2008). Coral communities of the deep Gulf of Mexico. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 55 (6), 777-787.