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Sea Education Association Research

"Sargassum Ecosystem" Papers and Publications


Siuda, A.^, D. Goodwin* and J. Schell*, 2018. Identification, in situ observations of distribution, and mobile fauna community composition of the common Sargassum morphotypes. The French-American Workshop on Sargassum (invited participants), hosted by the Office for Science & Technology of the Embassy of France in the United States, the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development, and Texas A&M University (TAMU). Galveston, TX.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Distribution patterns, Presentations


Wu, H., 2017. North Atlantic morphometrics of three Sargassum species and their distribution in the fall 2017. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-275, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Taxonomy, Selected student research


Wrinn, C.^, J. Schell*, D. Goodwin* and A. Siuda^, 2016. Taxonomic guide to pelagic Sargassum in the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic. 69th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference, Grand Cayman.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Taxonomy, Presentations


Taylor, M.^, A. Siuda^, D. Goodwin*, G. Huston^ and J. Schell*, 2016. Biogeographic and temporal changes in mobile fauna community on pelagic Sargassum in the Caribbean Sea, 2015-2016. 69th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference, Grand Cayman.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Community of organisms, Presentations


Hu, C., B. Murch, B. Barnes, M. Wang, J, Marechal, J. Franks, D. Johnson, B. LaPointe, D. Goodwin*, J. Schell* and A. Siuda*, 2016. Sargassum watch warns of incoming seaweed. EOS 97. doi: 10.1029/2016EO058355

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Inundation events, Peer-reviewed publications


Broache, A., J. Schell*, D. Goodwin* and A. Siuda*, 2016. Seaweed invasion. Ocean Watch.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Inundation events, Other


Martin L.^, J. Schell*, D. Goodwin*, D. Biggs and A. Siuda*, 2016. Sargassum-associated mobile fauna communities in the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and Sargasso Sea. Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Community of organisms, Presentations


Schell, J.*, D. Goodwin* and A. Siuda^, 2016. Unprecedented proliferation of novel pelagic Sargassum form has implications for ecosystem function and regional diversity in the Caribbean. Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Taxonomy, Presentations


Schell J.*, D. Goodwin*, and A. Siuda*. 2015. Recent Sargassum inundation events in the Caribbean - Shipboard observations establish baseline and reveal dominance of a previously rare form. Oceanography 28, 8-10. doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2015.70

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Inundation events, Peer-reviewed publications


Schell, J.*, D. Goodwin* and A. Siuda*, 2015. Shipboard observation of pelagic Sargassum spp. reveals proliferation of a rare form and differences in associated mobile fauna community structure. 68th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference, Panama City, Panama.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Taxonomy, Presentations


Disbrow, M., 2015. Community composition on three Sargassum morphological forms. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-257, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Community of organisms, Selected student research


Wooster, S., 2015. Sargassum community comparison between isolated clumps and windrows. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-257, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Community of organisms, Selected student research


Tyrrell, S., 2015. Sargassum species distribution in the North Atlantic. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-257, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Distribution patterns, Selected student research


Schell, J.*, 2014. Drifting oases of life in the Sargasso Sea. Fish, fishing and fisheries. Cataumet Schoolhouse Summer Series, Cataumet, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Community of organisms, Presentations


Goodwin, D.*, J. Schell* and A. Siuda*, 2014. Sargassum natans and S. fluitans exhibit geographically distinct distributions in a 20-year neuston net dataset from the western North Atlantic. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Distribution patterns, Presentations


Matthews, T., B. Stockdale and M. Howard, 2013. Zoogeography of floating Sargassum in the Caribbean. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-250, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Distribution patterns, Selected student research


Siuda, A.* and D. Goodwin*, 2013. Sargassum sp. distributions in the western North Atlantic - implications for conservation and management. BioNES Meeting, Bristol, RI.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Distribution patterns, Presentations


Bishop, E. and A. Mackie-Donnelly, 2013. Investigating Sargassum's distribution pattern: A pelagic seaweed's relation to plastic and epifauna in the North Atlantic. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-249, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Distribution patterns, Selected student research


Urban, E., 2012. Sessile epibiont variety and abundance as a method of correlating Sargassum age and geographic location in the Sargasso Sea. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-243, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Community of organisms, Selected student research


Pinheiro, V., 2012. The role of Sargassum fluitans and S. natans in the ontogeny of Anguillid leptocephali in the Sargasso Sea. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-240, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Community of organisms, Selected student research


Siuda, A.*, 2011. Summary of Sea Education Association long-term Sargasso Sea surface net data. Sargasso Sea Alliance Science Report Series, No. 10, 18 pp.

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Distribution patterns, Other


Stoner*, A. and H. Greening, 1984. Geographic variation in the macrofaunal associates of pelagic Sargassum. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 20, 185-192. doi: 10.3354/meps020185

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Community of organisms, Peer-reviewed publications


Butler, J. and A. Stoner*, 1984. Pelagic Sargassum: Has its biomass changed in the last 50 years? Deep Sea Res. Pt. A 31, 1259-1264. doi: 10.1016/0198-0149(84)90061-X

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Distribution patterns, Peer-reviewed publications


Stoner*, A., 1983. Pelagic Sargassum: Evidence for a major decrease in biomass. Deep Sea Res. Pt. A 30, 469-474. doi: 10.1016/0198-0149(83)90079-1

Research themes and publication type: Sargassum Ecosystem, Distribution patterns, Peer-reviewed publications


* SEA faculty and staff
^ SEA Semester alumnus