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Gender male
Job title Member of the Faculty
Department Environmental Studies
Evergreen State College ( TESC)
2700 Evergreen Parkway Olympia 98505
Lab 1 Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington 98505
Regions Sea of Azov
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Website http://academic.evergreen.edu/t/thuesene/
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Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Region 72
Skills/Expertise Ecophysiology of Zooplankton Biology and Ecology of Chaetognaths Gelatinous Zooplankton
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Erik THUESEN)

Towanda, T. & E.V. Thuesen, 2012. Prolonged exposure to elevated CO2 promotes growth of the algal symbiont Symbiodinium muscatinei in the intertidal sea anemone Anthopleura elegantissima. Biology Open, 1: 615-621.
Appeltans, W. & 120 co-authors, 2012. The magnitude of global marine species diversity. Current Biology, 22: 2189-2202.
Brown, R.A. & E.V. Thuesen, 2011. Biodiversity of mobile benthic fauna in geoduck (Panopea generosa) aquaculture beds in southern Puget Sound, Washington. Journal of Shellfish Research, 30: 771-776.
Thuesen, E. V. & R. Bieri, 1987. Tooth structure and buccal pores in the chaetognath Flaccisagitta hexaptera and their relation to the capture of fish larvae and copepods. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 65: 181-187. Bieri, R., M. Terazaki, E. V. Thuesen & T. Nemoto, 1987. The colour pattern of Spadella angulata (Chaetognatha: Spadellidae) with a note on its northern range extension. Bulletin of Plankton Society of Japan, 34: 83-84. Thuesen, E. V., K. Kogure, K. Hashimoto & T. Nemoto, 1988. Poison arrowworms: a tetrodotoxin venom in the marine phylum Chaetognatha. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 116: 249-256. Kogure, K., H. K. Do, E. V. Thuesen, K. Namba, K. Ohwada & U. Simidu, 1988. Accumulation of tetrodotoxin in marine sediment. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 45: 303-305. Thuesen, E. V., S. Nagasawa, R. Bieri & T. Nemoto, 1988. Transvestibular pores of chaetognaths with comments on the function and nomenclature of the vestibular anatomy. Bulletin of Plankton Society of Japan, 35: 111-120. Thuesen, E. V. & K. Kogure, 1989. Bacterial production of tetrodotoxin in four species of Chaetognatha. Biological Bulletin, 176: 191-194. Bieri, R. & E. V. Thuesen, 1990. The strange worm Bathybelos. American Scientist, 78: 542-549. Thuesen, E. V., 1991. The tetrodotoxin venom of chaetognaths. In The Biology of Chaetognaths, edited by Q. Bone, H. Kapp & A. C. Pierrot-Bults. Oxford University Press, London. pp. 55-60. Childress, J. J. & E. V. Thuesen, 1992. Metabolic potential of deep-sea animals: Regional and global scales. In Deep-Sea Food Chains and the Global Carbon Cycle, edited by G. Rowe & V. Pariente, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordecht, pp. 217-236. Lee, R. W., E. V. Thuesen, J. J. Childress & C. R. Fisher, 1992. Ammonium and free amino acid uptake by a deep-sea mussel (Bathymodiolis sp., undescribed) containing methanotrophic bacterial symbionts. Marine Biology, 113: 99-106. Lee, R. W., E. V. Thuesen & J. J. Childress, 1992. Ammonium and free amino acids as nitrogen sources for the chemoautotrophic symbiosis Solemya reidi Bernard (Bivalvia: Protobranchia). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 158: 75-91. Thuesen, E. V., 1993. Vampyrocrossota childressi, a new genus and species of black medusa from the bathypelagic zone off California (Cnidaria: Trachymedusae: Rhopalonematidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 106: 190-194. Thuesen, E. V. & J. J. Childress, 1993. Metabolic rates, enzyme activities and chemical compositions of some deep-sea pelagic worms, particularly Nectonemertes mirabilis (Nemertea; Hoplonemertinea) and Poeobius meseres (Annelida; Polychaeta). Deep-Sea Research, 40: 937-951. Childress, J. J. & E. V. Thuesen, 1993. Effects of hydrostatic pressure on the metabolic rates of six species of deep-sea gelatinous zooplankton. Limnology and Oceanography, 38: 665-670. Thuesen, E. V. & J. J. Childress, 1993. Enzymatic activities and metabolic rates of pelagic chaetognaths: Lack of depth-related declines. Limnology and Oceanography, 38: 935-948. Thuesen, E. V., K. Numachi & T. Nemoto, 1993. Genetic variation in the planktonic chaetognaths Parasagitta elegans and Eukrohnia hamata. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 103: 243-251. Thuesen, E. V. & J. J. Childress, 1994. Respiratory rates and metabolic enzyme activities of oceanic California medusae in relation to body size and habitat depth. Biological Bulletin, 187: 84-98. Childress, J. J. & E. V. Thuesen, 1995. Metabolic potentials of deep-sea fishes: a comparative approach. In Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Fishes, Vol. 5, edited by P. W. Hochachka & T. P. Mommsen, Elsevier, pp. 175-196. Seibel, B. A., E. V. Thuesen, J. J. Childress & L. A. Gorodezky, 1997. Sharp decline in pelagic cephalopod metabolism with habitat depth reflects changes in locomotory efficiency. Biological Bulletin, 192: 262-278. Thuesen, E. V, C. B. Miller & J. J. Childress, 1998. Ecophysiological interpretation of oxygen consumption rates and enzymatic activities of deep-sea copepods. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 168: 95-107. Seibel, B. A., E. V. Thuesen & J. J. Childress, 1998. Flight of the vampire: ontogenetic gait-transition in Vampyroteuthis infernalis (Cephalopoda: Vampyromorpha). Journal of Experimental Biology, 201: 2413-2424. Fernández-Álamo, M. A. & E. V. Thuesen, 1999. Polychaeta. pp. 595-619. In, South Atlantic Zooplankton, edited by D. Boltovskoy, Backhuys Publishers, Leiden. Seibel, B.A., E.V. Thuesen & J.J. Childress, 2000. Light-limitation on predator-prey interactions: Consequences for metabolism and locomotion of deep-sea cephalopods. Biological Bulletin, 198: 284-298 Thuesen, E.V., 2003. Crossota millsae (Cnidaria: Trachymedusae: Rhopalonematidae), a new species of viviparous hydromedusa from the deep sea off California and Hawaii. Zootaxa, 309: 1-12 Seibel, B.A., S.K. Goffredi, E.V. Thuesen, J.J. Childress & B.H. Robison, 2004. Ammonium content and buoyancy in midwater cephalopods. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 313: 375-387. Thuesen, E.V., K.D. McCullough & J.J. Childress, 2005. Metabolic enzyme activities in swimming muscle of medusae: Is the scaling of glycolytic activity related to oxygen availability? Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 85: 603-611. Thuesen, E.V., L.D. Rutherford & P.L. Brommer, 2005. The role of aerobic metabolism and intragel oxygen in hypoxia tolerance of three ctenophores: Pleurobrachia bachei, Bolinopsis infundibulum and Mnemiopsis leidyi. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 85: 627-633. Gibbons, M.J., A.J. Richardson, M.V. Angel, E. Buecher, G. Esnal, M.A. Fernández-Álamo, R. Gibson, H. Itoh, P. Pugh, R. Boettger-Schnack & E.V. Thuesen, 2005. What determines the likelihood of species discovery in marine holozooplankton: is size, range or depth important? Oikos 109: 567-576 Rutherford, L.D. & E.V. Thuesen, 2005. Metabolic performance and survival of medusae in estuarine hypoxia. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 294: 189-200. Thuesen, E.V., L.D. Rutherford, P.L. Brommer, K. Garrison, M.A. Gutowska & T. Towanda, 2005. Intragel oxygen promotes hypoxia tolerance of scyphomedusae. Journal of Experimental Biology, 208: 2475-2482. Towanda, T. & E.V. Thuesen, 2006. Ectosymbiotic behavior of Cancer gracilis and its trophic relationships with its host Phacellophora camtschatica and the parasitoid Hyperia medusarum. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 315: 221-236. Thuesen, E.V. 2007. Chaetognatha. In The Light and Smith Manual: Intertidal Invertebrates from Central California to Oregon, edited by J.T. Carlton. University of California Press, Berkeley, p 905-908 Company, J.B., E.V. Thuesen, J.J. Childress, G. Rotllant & F. Zal, 2008. Effects of food deprivation on enzymatic activities of the Mediterranean deep-sea crab Geryon longipes A. Milne-Edwards, 1882 and the Pacific hydrothermal vent crab, Bythograea thermydron Williams, 1980 (Decapoda, Brachyura). Crustaceana 81: 67-85. Childress, J.J., B.A. Seibel & E.V. Thuesen, 2008. N-specific metabolic data are not relevant to the 'visual interactions' hypothesis concerning the depth-related declines in metabolic rates: comment on Ikeda et al. (2006). Marine Ecology Progress Series 373: 187-191. Paolucci, E. M., E.V. Thuesen, D.H. Cataldo & D. Boltovskoy, 2010. Veligers of an introduced bivalve, Limnoperna fortunei, are a new food resource that enhances growth of larval fish in the Paraná River (South America). Freshwater Biology, 55: 1831-1844. Thuesen, E.V., Goetz, F.E., and Haddock, S.H.D. 2010. Bioluminescent organs of two deep-sea arrow worms, Eukrohnia fowleri and Caecosagitta macrocephala, with further observations on bioluminescence in chaetognaths. Biological Bulletin 219: 100-111.

Created: 2006-08-31 Last Updated: 2015-07-02 by Erik THUESEN