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David Thistle

Recent Publications


Easton, Erin E., Thistle, David. 2014. An effective procedure for DNA isolation and voucher recovery from millimeter-scale copepods and new primers for the 18S rRNA and cytb genes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 460,  135-143. (PDF Version)

Rohal, Melissa, Thistle, David, Easton, Erin E. 2014. Meiofaunal abundances and faunal similarity on the continental rise off the coast of California. Deep Sea Research 93, 131-144. (PDF Version)

Easton, Erin E., Darrow, Emily M., Spears, Trisha, Thistle, D., 2013. The mitochondrial genomes of Amphiascoides atopus and Schizopera knabeni (Harpacticoida: Miraciidae) reveal similarities between the copepod orders Harpacticoida and Poecilostomatoida. Gene 538, 123-137. (PDF Version)

Sedlacek, L., Thistle, D., Fernandez-Leborans, G., Carman, K., 2013. First report of ciliate (Protozoa) epibionts on deep-sea harpacticoid copepods. Deep-Sea research II Deep-Sea Research II 92, 165-171. (PDF Version)

Vopel, K., Thistle, D., 2011. Cues, not an endogenous rythm, control the dusk peak in water-column entry by benthic copepods. Estuaries and Coasts, DOI 10.1007/s12237-011-9403-9. (PDF Version)

Easton, E.E., Thistle, D., Spears, T., 2010. Species boundaries in Zausodes-complex species (Copepoda: Harpacticoida : Harpacticidae) from the north-eastern Gulf of Mexico. Invertebrate Systematics 24, 258-270. (PDF Version)

Fleeger, J.W., Johnson, D.S., Carman, K.R., Weisenhorn, P.B., Gabriele, A., Thistle, D., Barry, J.P., 2010. The response of nematodes to deep-sea CO2 sequestration: A quantile regression approach. Deep Sea Research I, 57, 696-707. (PDF Version)

L.D. Guidi-Guilvard, Thistle, D., A. Khripounoii, and S. Gasparini, 2009. Dynamics of benthic copepods and other meiofauna in the benthic boundary layer of the deep NW Mediterranean Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 396, 181-195. (PDF Version)

Thistle, D., J.E. Eckman, and G.L.J. Paterson, 2008. Large, motile epifauna interact strongly with harpacticoid copepods and polychaetes at a bathyal site. Deep-Sea Research I, 55, 324-331. (PDF Version)

Thistle, D., L. Sedlacek, K.R. Carmen, J.W. Fleeger, and J.P. Barry, 2007. Emergence in the deep sea: evidence from harpacticoid copepods. Deep-Sea Research I, 54, 1008-1014.(PDF Version)

Thistle, D., L. Sedlacek, K.R. Carmen, F.W. Fleeger, P.G. Brewer, J.P. Barry, 2007. Exposure to carbon dioxide-rich seawater is stressful for some deep-sea species: an in situ, behavioral study. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 340, 9-16. (PDF Version)

Sedlacek, L., and D. Thistle, 2006. Emergence on the continental shelf: differences among species and between habitats. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 311, 29-36.(PDF Version)

Thistle, D., L. Sedlacek, K.R. Carman, J.W. Fleeger, P.G. Brewer, and J.P. Barry, 2006. Simulated sequestration of industrial carbon dioxide at a deep-sea site: Effects on species of harpacticoid copepods. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 330, 151-158. (PDF Version)

Bouck, L. and D. Thistle, 2006. Responses of two morphologically similar species of benthic copepod (Harpacticoida: Diosaccidae) to an erosion rate that occurs during winter storms. Vie et Milieu, 56, 9-14. (PDF Version)

Thistle, D., K.R. Carman, J.W. Fleeger, P.G. Brewer, and J.P. Barry, 2005. Deep-ocean, sediment-dwelling animals are sensitive to sequestered CO2. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 289, 1-4. (PDF Version)

Vopel, K., D. Thistle, J. Ott, M. Bright, and H. Roy, 2005. Wave-induced H2S flux sustains a chemoautotrophic symbiosis