Publications

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59. Amon, D.J. and R.D. Rotjan, et al., 2022. My Deep Sea, My Backyard: a pilot study to build capacity for global deep-ocean exploration and research. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2021.0121

58. Young, E.L., K.M. Halanych, D.J. Amon, I. Altamira, et al., 2022. Depth and substrate type influence community structure and diversity of wood and whale-bone habitats on the deep NE Pacific margin. Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps14005

57. Harden‐Davies, H., D.J Amon, Marjo Vierros, Nicholas J. Bax, et al., 2022. Capacity development in the Ocean Decade and beyond: Key questions about meanings, motivations, pathways, and measurements,
Earth System Governance. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esg.2022.100138

56. Amon, D.J., L.A. Levin, A. Metaxas, G.M. Mudd, C.R. Smith, 2022. Heading to the deep end without knowing how to swim: Do we need deep-seabed mining? One Earth. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2022.02.013

55. Harden‐Davies, H., D.J Amon, T.R. Chung, J. Gobin, et al., 2022. How can a new UN ocean treaty change the course of capacity building? Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3796

54. Hoving, H.J.T., D. Amon, Y. Bodur, M. Haeckel, et al., 2022. The abyssal voyage of the argonauts: Deep-sea in situ observations reveal the contribution of cephalopod egg cases to the carbon pump. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2022.103719

53. Amon, D.J., S. Gollner, T. Morato, C.R. Smith, et al., 2022. Assessment of scientific gaps related to the effective environmental management of deep-seabed mining. Marine Policy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2022.105006

52. Amon, D.J., Z. Filander, L. Harris, H. Harden-Davies, 2022. Safe working environments are key to improving inclusion in open-ocean, deep-ocean, and high-seas science. Marine Policy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2021.104947

51. Laffoley, D., J.M. Baxter, D.J.Amon, et al., 2021. The forgotten ocean: Why COP26 must call for vastly greater ambition and urgency to address ocean change. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. doi: 10.1002/aqc.3751

50. Sumaila, U.R. & Skerritt, D.J. & Schuhbauer, A. & Villasante, S. & Cisneros-Montemayor, A.M. & Sinan, H. & Burnside, D. & Abdallah, P.R. & Abe, K. & Addo, K.A., et al. 2021. WTO must ban harmful fisheries subsidies. Science. doi:10.1126/science.abm1680

49. Claudet, J., D.J. Amon, R. Blasiak, 2021. Opinion: Transformational opportunities for an equitable ocean commons.

48. Jones, D.O.B., E. Simon-Lledo, D.J. Amon, et al., 2021. Environment, ecology, and potential effectiveness of an area protected from deep-sea mining (Clarion Clipperton Zone, abyssal Pacific). Progress in Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2021.102653

47. Laffoley, D., J.M. Baxter, D.J. Amon, et al., 2021. Response to Ota, Allison and Fabinyi on ‘Evolving the narrative for protecting a rapidly changing ocean, post COVID-19’Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3607

46. Helm, R.R., N. Clark, H. Harden-Davies, D. Amon, et al., 2021. Protect high seas biodiversity. Sciencedoi:10.1126/science.abj0581

45. Ingels, J., D. Amon, A.F. Bernardino, et al., 2021. Chapter 7M Abyssal Plains, in The Second Global Integrated Marine Assessment: World Ocean Assessment II (United Nations, New York), Vol I, p 453-476. https://www.un.org/regularprocess/sites/www.un.org.regularprocess/files/2011859-e-woa-ii-vol-i.pdf

44. Amon, D., R. Blasiak, M. Jaspars, et al., 2021. Transformational Opportunities for Mineral & Genetic Resources. French Polynesia: Blue Climate Initiative, Tetiaroa Society. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4549893

43. Collins, J.E., M. Rabone, T. Vanagt, D.J. Amon, et al., 2020. Strengthening the global network for sharing of marine biological collections: recommendations for a new agreement for biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction. ICES Journal of Marine Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsaa227

42. Laffoley, D., J.M. Baxter, D.J. Amon, et al., 2020. Evolving the narrative for protecting a rapidly changing ocean, post COVID-19. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3512

41. Thomas, E.A., R. Liu, D. Amon, et al., 2020. Chiridota heheva—the cosmopolitan holothurian. Marine Biodiversity. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-020-01128-x

40. Smith, C.R., V. Tunnicliffe, A. Colaço, J.C. Drazen, S. Gollner, L.A. Levin, N.C. Mestre, A. Metaxas, T.N. Molodtsova, T. Morato, A.K. Sweetman, T. Washburn, D.J. Amon, 2020. Environmental protection requires accurate application of scientific evidence. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2020.10.021

39. Jones, D.O.B., D.J. Amon, A.S.A Chapman, 2020. Deep-sea mining: processes and impacts. In: Natural Capital and Exploitation of the Deep Ocean. M. Baker, E. Ramirez-Llodra, P. Tyler, eds. Oxford University Press, USA. ISBN: 0192578774, 9780192578778.

38. C.R. Smith, V. Tunnicliffe, A. Colaço, J.C. Drazen, S. Gollner, L.A. Levin, N.C. Mestre, A. Metaxas, T.N. Molodtsova, T. Morato, A.K. Sweetman, T. Washburn, D.J. Amon, 2020. Deep-Sea Misconceptions Cause Underestimation of Seabed-Mining Impacts. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2020.07.002

37. L.A. Levin, C. Wei, D.C. Dunn, D.J. Amon, et al., 2020. Climate Change Considerations are Fundamental to Management of Deep-Sea Resource Extraction. Global Change Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15223

36. Levin, L.A., D.J. Amon, H. Lily, 2020. Challenges to the sustainability of deep-seabed mining. Nature Sustainability. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-020-0558-x

35. Haugan, P., L.A. Levin, D. Amon, H. Lily, M. Hemer, F. Gunnar Nielsen, 2020. High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy’s Blue Paper: What Role for Ocean-Based Renewable Energy and Deep Seabed Minerals in a Sustainable Future. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute. https://www.oceanpanel.org/blue-papers/ocean-energy-and-mineral-sources

34. Amon, D.J., B.R.C. Kennedy, K. Cantwell, K. Suhre, D. Glickson, T.M. Shank, R.D. Rotjan, 2020. Deep-Sea Debris in the Central and Western Pacific Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi:10.3389/fmars.2020.00369

33. Gallagher, A.J., D.J. Amon, T. Bervoets, O.N. Shipley, N. Hammerschlag, D.W. Sims, 2020. The Caribbean needs big marine protected areas. Science. https://science.sciencemag.org/content/367/6479/749.1

32. Fryer, P., C.G. Wheat, T. Williams, C. Kelley, K. Johnson, J. Ryan, W. Kurz, J. Shervais, E. Albers, B. Bekins, B. Debret, J. Deng, Y. Dong, P. Eickenbusch, E. Frery, Y. Ichiyama, R. Johnston, R. Kevorkian, V. Magalhaes, S. Mantovanelli, W. Menapace, C. Menzies, K. Michibayashi, C. Moyer, K. Mullane, J.W. Park, R. Price, O. Sissmann, S. Suzuki, K. Takai, B. Walter, R. Zhang, D. Amon, et al., 2020. Mariana serpentinite mud volcanism exhumes subducted seamount materials: implications for the origin of life. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsta.2018.0425

31. Thaler, A.D., D.J. Amon, 2019. 260 Voyages Beneath the Sea: A global assessment of biodiversity and research effort at deep-sea hydrothermal vents. PeerJ. https://peerj.com/articles/7397/

30. Chapman, A.S., S.E. Beaulieu, A. Colaço, A.V. Gebruk, A. Hilario, T.C. Kihara, E. Ramirez‐Llodra, J. Sarrazin, V. Tunnicliffe, D.J. Amon, et al., 2019. sFDvent: A global trait database for deep‐sea hydrothermal‐vent fauna. Global Ecology and Biogeographyhttps://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12975

29. Laffoley, D.,  D.J. Amon, D. Currie, C. Downs, J. Hall-Spencer, H. Harden-Davies, R. Page, C. Reid, C. Roberts, et al., 2019. Eight urgent fundamental steps to recover ocean sustainability, and the consequences for humanity and the planet of inaction or delay. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3182

28. Lu, W., C. Cusack, M. Chen, K. Paige, M. Baker, N. Pinardi, T. Wang, X. Zhang, A. Reitz, D. Amon, et al., 2019. Successful Blue Economy Examples With an Emphasis on International Perspectives. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00261

27. France, S.C., D.J. Amon, C. Messing, A. Skarke, D. Wagner, M.P. White, B.R.C. Kennedy, N. Pawlenko, 2019. Deep-Sea Exploration of the US Gulf of Mexico with NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer [in special issue: New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration: The E/V Nautilus, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer and R/V Falkor 2018 Field Season. Oceanography. http://tos.org/oceanography/assets/docs/32-1_supplement.pdf

26. Jones, D.O., D.J. Amon, and A.S. Chapman, 2018. Mining deep-ocean mineral deposits: what are the ecological risks? Elements: An International Magazine of Mineralogy, Geochemistry, and Petrologyhttps://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/msa/elements/article-abstract/14/5/325/559104

25. Herzog, S., D.J. Amon, C.R. Smith, D. Janussen, 2018. Two new species of Sympagella (Porifera: Hexactinellida: Rossellidae) collected from the Clarion-Clipperton Zone, East Pacific. Zootaxa. https://biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4466.1.12

24. Amon, D.J., J. Gobin, C.L. Van Dover, L.A. Levin, L. Marsh, N.A. Raineault, 2017. Characterization of Methane-Seep Communities in a Deep-Sea Area Designated for Oil and Natural Gas Exploitation Off Trinidad and Tobago. Frontiers in Marine Science. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2017.00342/full

23.  Smith, C.R., D.J. Amon, N.D. Higgs, A.G. Glover, E.L. Young, 2017. Data are inadequate to test whale falls as chemosynthetic stepping-stones using network analysis: faunal overlaps do support a stepping-stone role. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.1281

22. Lindh, M.V., B.M. Maillot, C.N. Shulse, A.J. Gooday, D.J. Amon, C.R. Smith, M.J. Church, 2017. From the Surface to the Deep-Sea: Bacterial Distributions across Polymetallic Nodule Fields in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone of the Pacific Ocean. Frontiers in Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.01696

21. Amon, D.J., A. Ziegler, J. Drazen, A. Grischenko, A. Leitner, D. Lindsay, J. Voight, et al., 2017. Megafauna of the UKSRL exploration contract area and eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone in the Pacific Ocean: Annelida, Arthropoda, Bryozoa, Chordata, Ctenophora, MolluscaBiodiversity Data Journal. 10.3897/BDJ.5.e14598

20. Amon, D.J., A. Ziegler, A. Kremenetskaia, C. Mah, R. Mooi, T. O’Hara, D. Pawson, et al., 2017. Megafauna of the UKSRL exploration contract area and eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone in the Pacific Ocean: Echinodermata. Biodiversity Data Journal. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.5.e11794

19. Cormier, M.H., K.L.C. Bell, S.M. Sharuga, C. Castillo, J. Conrad, D. Amon, et al., 2017. Exploration of the Southern California Borderland [in special issue: New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration: The E/V Nautilus, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer and R/V Falkor Field Season. Oceanographyhttps://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.supplement.01

18. Amon, D.J., P. Fryer, D. Glickson, S. Pomponi, E. Lobecker, K. Cantwell, K. Elliott, D. Sowers, 2017. Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas [in special issue: New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration: The E/V Nautilus, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer and R/V Falkor Field Season. Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.supplement.01

17. Cabrera, I., D. Amon, A. Thaler, L. Peterka, R. MacPherson, J. Kerr, 2016. Nomination: National Marine Sanctuary Designation For The Marianas Trench Marine National Monument – Completing an Environmental Legacy.  http://www.nominate.noaa.gov/nominations/mariana_trench_additionalInformation_120516.pdf

16. Amon, D.J., A. Hilario, P. Martinez Arbizu, C.R. Smith, 2016. Observations of organic falls in the abyssal Clarion-Clipperton Zone, tropical eastern Pacific Ocean. Marine Biodiversity. doi: 10.1007/s12526-016-0572-4

15. Glover, A., T. Dahlgren, S. Taboada, G. Paterson, H. Wiklund, A. Waeschenbach, A. Cobley, P. Martínez, S. Kaiser, S. Schnurr, S. Khodami, U. Raschka, D. Kersken, H. Stuckas, L. Menot, P. Bonifacio, A. Vanreusel, L. Macheriotou, M. Cunha, A. Hilário, C. Rodrigues, A. Colaço, P. Ribeiro, M. Błażewicz, A. Gooday, D. Jones, D. Billett, A. Goineau, D. Amon, et al., 2016. The London Workshop on the Biogeography and Connectivity of the Clarion-Clipperton Zone. Research Ideas and Outcomes. doi: 10.3897/rio.2.e10528

14. Cordes, E.E., D.O.B. Jones, T.A. Schlacher, D.J. Amon, A.F. Bernadino, et al., 2016. Environmental impacts of the deep-water oil and gas industry: a review to guide management strategies. Frontiers in Environmental Science. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2016.00058

13. Dahlgren, T.G., H. Wiklund, M. Rabone, D.J. Amon, C. Ikebe, L. Watling, C.R. Smith, A.G. Glover, 2016. Abyssal fauna of the UK-1 polymetallic nodule exploration claim, Clarion-Clipperton Zone, central Pacific Ocean: Cnidaria. Biodiversity Data Journal. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e9277

12. Amon, D.J., A.F. Ziegler, T.G. Dahlgren, A.G. Glover, A. Goineau, A.J. Gooday, H.Wiklund and C.R. Smith, 2016. First insights into the abundance and diversity of abyssal megafauna in a polymetallic-nodule region in the eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone. Scientific Reports. doi:10.1038/srep30492

11. Glover, A.G., H. Wiklund, M. Rabone, D.J. Amon, C.R. Smith, T. O’Hara, C.L. Mah and T.G. Dahlgren, 2016. Abyssal fauna of the UK-1 polymetallic nodule exploration claim, Clarion-Clipperton Zone, central Pacific Ocean: Echinodermata. Biodiversity Data Journal. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e7251

10. Amon, D.J., J.T. Copley, T.G. Dahlgren, T. Horton, K.M. Kemp, A.D. Rogers and A.G. Glover, 2015. Observations of fauna attending wood and bone deployments from two seamounts on the Southwest Indian Ridge. Deep-sea Research Part II: Topical studies in Oceanography. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.07.003

9. Amon, D.J., D. Sykes, F. Ahmed, J.T. Copley, K.M. Kemp, P.A. Tyler, C.M. Young and A.G. Glover, 2015. Seeing in the dark: Ecosystem functions of the wood-boring genus, Xylophaga revealed by micro-computed-tomography. Frontiers in Marine Sciencedoi: 10.3389/fmars.2015.00010

8. Carey, S., L.C. Bell, C. Roman, F. Dondin, R. Robertson, J. Gobin, S. Wankel, A.P.M. Michel, D.J. Amon, L. Marsh, C. Smart, I. Vaughan, B. Ball, K. Rodrigue, M. Haldeman, A. George and R. Ballard, 2015. Exploring Kick’em Jenny Submarine Volcano and the Barbados Cold Seep Province, Southern Lesser Antilles [in special issue: New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration: The E/V Nautilus 2014 Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Field Season]. Oceanography. http://www.tos.org/oceanography/archive/28-1_nautilus.pdf

7. Smith, C.R., A.G. Glover, T. Truede, N.D. Higgs and D.J. Amon, 2015. Whale-fall ecosystems: recent insights into ecology, paleoecology and evolution. Annual Review of Marine Science. http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-marine-010213-135144

6. Amon, D.J., H. Wiklund, T. Dahlgren, C.R. Smith, K.M. Kemp, J.T. Copley, A. Jamieson and A.G. Glover, 2014. Three new species and two new records of the siboglinid genus Osedax from the deep Antarctic. Zoologica Scripta. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/zsc.12057/abstract

5. Van Dover, C., K.L.C Bell, L. Marsh, C. German, B. John, M. Cheadle, M. Vecchione, D. Amon, B. Ball, J.T. Copley, C. Smart, S.H. Fuller, B.T. Phillips, K. Cantner, S. Auscavitch and R.D. Ballard, 2014. Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise. Oceanography. http://www.tos.org/oceanography/archive/27-1_nautilus.pdf

4. Macpherson, E., D.J. Amon and P.F. Clark, 2014. A new species of Munidopsis from a seamount of the Southwest Indian Ocean Ridge (Decapoda: Munidopsidae). Zootaxa. http://biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.3753.3.8

3. Amon, D.J., A.G. Glover, H. Wiklund, L. Marsh, K. Linse, A.D. Rogers and J.T. Copley, 2013. The discovery of a natural whale fall in the Antarctic deep sea. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0967064513000489

2. Connelly, D.P., J.T. Copley, B.J. Murton, K. Stansfield, P.A. Tyler, C.R. German, C.L. Van Dover, D.J. Amon, M. Furlong, N. Grindlay, N. Hayman, V. Huhnerbach, M. Judge, T. Le Bas, S. McPhail, A. Meier, K. Nakamura, V. Nye, M. Pebody, R. Pedersen, S. Plouviez, C. Sands, R.C. Searle, P. Stevenson, S. Taws and S. Wilcox, 2012. Hydrothermal vent fields and chemosynthetic biota on the world’s deepest seafloor spreading centre. Nature Communications. http://www.nature.com/ncomms/journal/v3/n1/full/ncomms1636.html

1. German, C.R., P.A. Tyler, C. McIntyre, D. Amon, M. Cheadle, J. Clarke, B. John, J.M. McDermott, S.A. Bennett, J.A. Huber, J.C. Kinsey, J.S. Seewald, C.L. Van Dover and K. Elliot, 2012. Exploration of the Mid-Cayman Rise. Oceanography. http://www.tos.org/oceanography/archive/25-1_supplement.pdf