Mid-Atlantic Ridge Habitats and Biodiversity
Deep sea Research II, Volume 55, Issues 1-2, Pages 1-268 (January 2008)
Edited by J.D.M. Gordon, O.A. Bergstad and T. Falkenhaug
The issue contains 22 papers on results from the MAR-ECO project, and can be viewed at (limited access):
List of papers:
O.A. Bergstad, T. Falkenhaug, O.S. Astthorsson, I. Byrkjedal, A.V. Gebruk, U. Piatkowski, I.G. Priede, R.S. Santos, M. Vecchione, P. Lorance and J.D.M. Gordon (2008) Towards improved understanding of the diversity and abundance patterns of the mid-ocean ridge macro- and megafauna. Pages 1-5
T. de L. Wenneck, T. Falkenhaug and O.A. Bergstad (2008) Strategies, methods, and technologies adopted on the R.V. G.O. Sars MAR-ECO expedition to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge in 2004, Pages 6-28
H. Søiland, W.P. Budgell and Ø. Knutsen (2008) The physical oceanographic conditions along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge north of the Azores in June–July 2004. Pages 29-44.
A.F. Opdal, O.R. Godø, O.A. Bergstad and Ø. Fiksen (2008) Distribution, identity, and possible processes sustaining meso- and bathypelagic scattering layers on the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pages 45-58
E. Gaard, A. Gislason, T. Falkenhaug, H. Søiland, E. Musaeva, A. Vereshchaka and G. Vinogradov (2008) Horizontal and vertical copepod distribution and abundance on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge in June 2004. Pages 59-71.
A. Gislason, E. Gaard, H. Debes and T. Falkenhaug (2008). Abundance, feeding and reproduction of Calanus finmarchicus in the Irminger Sea and on the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge in June. Pages 72-82
H. Petursdottir, A. Gislason, S. Falk-Petersen, H. Hop and J. Svavarsson (2008) Trophic interactions of the pelagic ecosystem over the Reykjanes Ridge as evaluated by fatty acid and stable isotope analyses. Pages 83-93.
L. Stemmann, A. Hosia, M.J. Youngbluth, H. Søiland, M. Picheral and G. Gorsky (2008) Vertical distribution (0–1000 m) of macrozooplankton, estimated using the Underwater Video Profiler, in different hydrographic regimes along the northern portion of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pages 94-105
A. Hosia, L. Stemmann and M. Youngbluth (2008) Distribution of net-collected planktonic cnidarians along the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge and their associations with the main water masses. Pages 106-118
M. Youngbluth, T. Sørnes, A. Hosia and L. Stemmann (2008) Vertical distribution and relative abundance of gelatinous zooplankton, in situ observations near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pages 119-125
A. Heger, E.N. Ieno, N.J. King, K.J. Morris, P.M. Bagley and I.G. Priede (2008). Deep-sea pelagic bioluminescence over the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pages 126-136
A.C. Pierrot-Bults (2008). A short note on the biogeographic patterns of the Chaetognatha fauna in the North Atlantic. Pages 137-141.
P.B. Mortensen, L. Buhl-Mortensen, A.V. Gebruk and E.M. Krylova (2008). Occurrence of deep-water corals on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge based on MAR-ECO data. Pages 142-152
J.D. Felley, M. Vecchione and R.R. Wilson Jr. (2008). Small-scale distribution of deep-sea demersal nekton and other megafauna in the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pages 153-160
T.T. Sutton, F.M. Porteiro, M. Heino, I. Byrkjedal, G. Langhelle, C.I.H. Anderson, J. Horne, H. Søiland, T. Falkenhaug, O.R. Godø and O.A. Bergstad (2008). Vertical structure, biomass and topographic association of deep-pelagic fishes in relation to a mid-ocean ridge system. Pages 161-184
O.A. Bergstad, G. Menezes and Å.S. Høines (2008). Demersal fish on a mid-ocean ridge: Distribution patterns and structuring factors. Pages 185-202
I. Fossen, C.F. Cotton, O.A. Bergstad and J.E. Dyb (2008). Species composition and distribution patterns of fishes captured by longlines on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pages 203-217
K.M. Kemp, A.J. Jamieson, P.M. Bagley, M.A. Collins and I.G. Priede (2008). A new technique for periodic bait release at a deep-sea camera platform: First results from the Charlie–Gibbs Fracture Zone, Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pages 218-228
S. Klimpel, H.W. Palm, M.W. Busch and E. Kellermanns (2008) Fish parasites in the bathyal zone: The halosaur Halosauropsis macrochir (Günther, 1878) from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pages 229-235
H.W. Palm and S. Klimpel (2008) Metazoan fish parasites of Macrourus berglax Lacepède, 1801 and other macrourids of the North Atlantic: Invasion of the deep sea from the continental shelf. Pages 236-242
L. Doksæter, E. Olsen, L. Nøttestad and A. Fernö (2008) Distribution and feeding ecology of dolphins along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between Iceland and the Azores. Pages 243-253H. Skov, T. Gunnlaugsson, W.P. Budgell, J. Horne, L. Nøttestad, E. Olsen, H. Søiland, G. Víkingsson and G. Waring (2008) Small-scale spatial variability of sperm and sei whales in relation to oceanographic and topographic features along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Pages 254-268