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15. Leitner, A.B., Drazen, J.C., Smith, C.R., (2021). Testing the Seamount Refuge Hypothesis for Predators and Scavengers in the Western Clarion-Clipperton Zone. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8.


14. Drazen, J.C., Leitner, A.B., Jones, D.O.B., Simon-Lledó, E., 2021. Regional variation in communities of demersal fishes and scavengers across the Clarion Clipperton Zone and Pacific Ocean. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 1–18.


13. Durden, J.M., Putts, M., Bingo, S., Leitner, A.B., Drazen, J.C., Gooday, A.J., Jones, D.O.B., Sweetman, A.K., Washburn, T.W., Smith, C.R., 2021. Megafaunal Ecology of the Western Clarion Clipperton Zone Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 1–22.


12. Jones, D.O.B., Simon-Lledó, E., Amon, D.J., Bett, B.J., Caulle, C., Clément, L., Connelly, D.P., Dahlgren, T.G., Durden, J.M., Drazen, J.C., Felden, J., Gates, A.R., Georgieva, M.N., Glover, A.G., Gooday, A.J., Hollingsworth, A.L., Horton, T., James, R.H., Jeffreys, R.M., Laguionie-Marchais, C., Leitner, A.B., Lichtschlag, A., Menendez, A., Paterson, G.L.J., Peel, K., Robert, K., Schoening, T., Shulga, N.A., Smith, C.R., Taboada, S., Thurnherr, A.M., Wiklund, H., Young, C.R., Huvenne, V.A.I., 2021. Environment, ecology, and potential effectiveness of an area protected from deep-sea mining (Clarion Clipperton Zone, abyssal Pacific). Progress in Oceanography. 197.


11. Bribiesca-Contreras, G., Dahlgren, T.G., Horton, T., Drazen, J.C., Drennan, R., Jones, D.O.B., Leitner, A.B., McQuaid, K.A., Smith, C.R., Taboada, S., Wiklund, H., Glover, A.G., 2021. Biogeography and Connectivity Across Habitat Types and Geographical Scales in Pacific Abyssal Scavenging Amphipods Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 1–18.


10. Leitner, A.B., Friedrich, T., Kelley, C.D., Travis, S., Partridge, D., Powell, B., Drazen, J.C. (2021). Biogeophysical Influence of Large-scale Habitat Types on Deep-water Bottomfish Communities: a Hawaiian Case Study. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 659, 219-236.


9. Leitner, A.B., Durden, J.M., Smith, C.R., Klingberg E.D., Drazen, J.C. (2021). Swarms of Synaphobranchid eels on abyssal seamounts: Largest aggregation of fishes ever observed at abyssal depths. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 166


8. Leitner, A. B., Neuheimer, A. B., & Drazen, J. C. (2020). Evidence for long-term seamount-induced chlorophyll enhancements. Scientific Reports, 10(1),1–10.


7. Simon-Lledó E., Pomee C., Ahokava A., Drazen J.C., Leitner A.B., Flynn A., Parianos J., Jones D.O.B. (2020). Multi-scale variations in invertebrate and fish megafauna in the mid-eastern Clarion Clipperton Zone. Progress in Oceanography, 187.


6. Drazen JC, Smith CR, Gjerde KM, Haddock SHD, Carter GS, Choy CA, Clark MR, Dutrieux P, Goetze E, Hauton C, Hattaa M, Koslow JA, Leitner A.B., Pacini A, Perelman JN, Peacock T, Sutton TT, Watling L, Yamamoto H (2020). Midwater ecosystems must be considered when evaluating environmental risks of deep-sea mining. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1–6.


5. Harbour, R. P., Leitner, A. B., Ruehlemann, C., Vink, A., & Sweetman, A. K. (2020). Benthic and Demersal Scavenger Biodiversity in the Eastern End of the Clarion-Clipperton Zone – An Area Marked for Polymetallic Nodule Mining. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7(June), 1–14.


4. Drazen, J. C., Leitner, A. B., Morningstar, S., Marcon, Y., Greinert, J., & Purser, A. (2019). Observations of deep-sea fishes and mobile scavengers from the abyssal DISCOL experimental mining area. Biogeosciences, 16(16), 3133–3146.


3. Mundy, B. C. B. C., Gerringer, M. E. M. E., Nielsen, J. G., Fryer, P., Leitner, A. B. (2018). First in situ observation of an aphyonid fish (Teleostei, Ophidiiformes, Bythitidae). Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 150, 164–169.


2. Amon, D. J., Ziegler, A. F., Drazen, J. C., Grischenko, A. V., Leitner, A. B., Lindsay, D.J., Voight J.R., Wicksten M.K., Young C.M., Smith, C.R. (2017). Megafauna of the UKSRL exploration contract area and eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone in the Pacific Ocean: Annelida, Arthropoda, Bryozoa, Chordata, Ctenophora, Mollusca. Biodiversity Data Journal, 5(1).


1. Leitner, A. B., Neuheimer, A. B., Donlon, E., Smith, C. R., & Drazen, J. C. (2017). Environmental and bathymetric influences on abyssal bait-attending communities of the Clarion Clipperton Zone. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 125:65–80.

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