MBON Publications

‘Omics and eDNA
Ocean Obs ‘19
U.S. MBON Projects
MBON Partners

‘Omics and eDNA publications from the MBON Projects


Djurhuus, A., Closek, C.J., Kelly, R.P. et al. Environmental DNA reveals seasonal shifts and potential interactions in a marine community. Nat Commun 11, 254 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-14105-1

McElroy Mary E., Dressler Terra L., Titcomb Georgia C., Wilson Emily A., Deiner Kristy, Dudley Tom L., Eliason Erika J., Evans Nathan T., Gaines Steven D., Lafferty Kevin D., Lamberti Gary A., Li Yiyuan, Lodge David M., Love Milton S., Mahon Andrew R., Pfrender Michael E., Renshaw Mark A., Selkoe Kimberly A., Jerde Christopher L. Calibrating Environmental DNA Metabarcoding to Conventional Surveys for Measuring Fish Species Richness. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8, 276 (2020). https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2020.00276

Sepulveda, A.J., Nelson, N.M., Jerde, C.L., Luikart, G. Are Environmental DNA Methods Ready for Aquatic Invasive Species Management? Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Vol. 35 Issue 8 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2020.03.011(https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2020.03.011)


Closek, Collin J., Santora, Jarrod A., Starks, Hilary A., Schroeder, Isaac D., Andruszkiewicz, Elizabeth A., Sakuma, Keith M., Bograd, Steven J., Hazen, Elliott L., Field, John C., Boehm, Alexandria B. 2019. Marine Vertebrate Biodiversity and Distribution Within the Central California Current Using Environmental DNA (eDNA) Metabarcoding and Ecosystem Surveys. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6:732. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00732

Sawaya, Natalie; Djurhuus, Anni; Closek, Collin; Hepner, Megan; Olesin, Emily; Visser, Lindsey; Kelble, Christopher; Hubbard, Katherine; and Breitbart, Mya, “Assessing Eukaryotic Biodiversity in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Through Environmental DNA Metabarcoding” (2019). Marine Science Faculty Publications. 651. https://scholarcommons.usf.edu/msc_facpub/651

Yamahara, Kevan M., Christina M. Preston, James Birch, Kristine Walz, Roman Marin III, Scott Jensen, Douglas Pargett, Brent Roman, William Ussler III, Yanwu Zhang, John Ryan, Brett Hobson, Brian Kieft, Ben Raanan, Kelly D. Goodwin, Francisco P. Chavez, and Christopher Scholin. 2019. In-situ Autonomous Acquisition and Preservation of Marine Environmental DNA Using an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. Front. Mar. Sci. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00373


Goodwin, Kelly Dee, Frank Edgar Muller-Karger, Anni Djurhuus , Lisa Zeigler Allen, Andrew E. Allen, John P. McCrow, and Gabrielle Canonico Hyde. 2018 (in press). Chapter 32. Molecular Approaches for an Operational Marine Biodiversity Observation Network. In: World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Vol. III: Ecological Issues and Environmental Impacts. 2nd Edition. Charles Sheppard (editor). 12.

Djurhuus, Anni, Kathleen Pitz, Natalie A. Sawaya, Jaimie Rojas-Márquez, Brianna Michaud, Enrique Montes, Frank Muller-Karger, and Mya Breitbart. 2018. Evaluation of marine zooplankton community structure through environmental DNA metabarcoding. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. https://doi.org/10.1002/lom3.10237

Kacev, D., Gillett, D., Freire de Carvalho, A., Cash, C., Walther, S., Thompson, A., Thompson, L., Bowlin, N., Goodwin, K., Stein, E. 2018. Assessment of Ichthyoplankton Metabarcoding for Routine Monitoring. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Technical Report 1031.

Lafferty, K.D., Benesh, K.C., Mahon, A.R., Jerde, C.L. and Lowe, C.G., 2018. Detecting southern California’s white sharks with environmental DNA. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5, pp.1-6. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2018.00355/full

Wear, E.K., Wilbanks, E.G., Nelson, C.E. and Carlson, C.A., 2018. Primer selection impacts specific population abundances but not community dynamics in a monthly time-series 16S rRNA gene amplicon analysis of coastal marine bacterioplankton. Environmental Microbiology. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29521439/


Andruszkiewicz, E. A., H. A. Starks, F. P. Chavez, L. M. Sassoubre, B. A. Block, and A. B. Boehm. 2017. Biomonitoring of marine vertebrates in Monterey Bay using eDNA metabarcoding. PLoS ONE 12:e0176343. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.01763431

Biller, S.J., L.D. McDaniel, M. Breitbart, E. Rogers, J.H. Paul, S.W. Chisholm (2017). Membrane vesicles in seawater: heterogeneous DNA content and implications for viral abundance estimates. ISME Journal. 11: 394-404. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27824343/

Djurhuus, Anni, J. Port, C. J. Closek, K. M. Yamahara, O. Romero-Maraccini, K.R. Walz, D. B. Goldsmith, R. Michisaki, M. Breitbart, A. B. Boehm, F. P. Chavez. 2017. Evaluation of filtration and DNA extraction methods for environmental DNA biodiversity assessments across multiple trophic levels. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, 314. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2017.00314/full

Goodwin, K.D., F.E. Muller-Karger, G. Canonico. Integrating marine omics into the marine biodiversity observation network (MBON) in support of the U.N. sustainable development goals (SDG) and agenda 2030. Proceedings of TDWG 1: e2052, doi: 10.3897/tdwgproceedings.1.20521 (2017).

Ryan P. Kelly, Collin J. Closek, James L. O’Donnell, James E. Kralj, Andrew O. Shelton, Jameal F. Samhouri (2017). Genetic and Manual Survey Methods Yield Different and Complementary Views of an Ecosystem. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3:283. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2016.00283/full


Sassoubre, L. M., K. M. Yamahara, L. Gardner, B. Block, A. B. Boehm. 2016. Environmental DNA (eDNA) shedding and decay rates of three marine fish. Environmental Science & Technology, 50(19), 10456-10464. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b03114

Relevant publications from Ocean Obs ‘19

Benson A, Brooks CM, Canonico G, Duffy E, Muller-Karger F, Sosik HM, Miloslavich P and Klein E (2018) Integrated Observations and Informatics Improve Understanding of Changing Marine Ecosystems. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:428. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00428

Canonico G, Buttigieg PL, Montes E, Muller-Karger FE, Stepien C, Wright D, Benson A, Helmuth B, Costello M, Sousa-Pinto I, Saeedi H, Newton J, Appeltans W, Bednaršek N, Bodrossy L, Best BD, Brandt A, Goodwin KD, Iken K, Marques AC, Miloslavich P, Ostrowski M, Turner W, Achterberg EP, Barry T, Defeo O, Bigatti G, Henry L-A, Ramiro-Sánchez B, Durán P, Morato T, Roberts JM, García-Alegre A, Cuadrado MS and Murton B (2019) Global Observational Needs and Resources for Marine Biodiversity. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:367. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00367

deYoung B, Visbeck M, de Araujo Filho MC, Baringer MO, Black CA, Buch E, Canonico G, Coelho P, Duha JT, Edwards M, Fischer AS, Fritz J-S, Ketelhake S, Muelbert JH, Monteiro P, Nolan G, O’Rourke E, Ott M, Le Traon PY, Pouliquen S, Sousa-Pinto I, Tanhua T, Velho F and Willis Z (2019) An Integrated All-Atlantic Ocean Observing System in 2030. Front. Mar. Sci. 6:428. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00428

Duffy E et al. (2019) Toward a Coordinated Global Observing System for Seagrasses and Marine Macroalgae. Front. Mar. Sci. 6: 317. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00317

Muller-Karger FE, Miloslavich P, Bax NJ, Simmons S, Costello MJ, Sousa Pinto I, Canonico G, Turner W, Gill M, Montes E, Best BD, Pearlman J, Halpin P, Dunn D, Benson A, Martin CS, Weatherdon LV, Appeltans W, Provoost P, Klein E, Kelble CR, Miller RJ, Chavez FP, Iken K, Chiba S, Obura D, Navarro LM, Pereira HM, Allain V, Batten S, Benedetti-Checchi L, Duffy JE, Kudela RM, Rebelo L-M, Shin Y and Geller G (2018) Advancing Marine Biological Observations and Data Requirements of the Complementary Essential Ocean Variables (EOVs) and Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs) Frameworks. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:211. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00211

U.S. MBON projects

Arctic MBON publications

Southern California Bight MBON publications

South Florida MBON Publications

MBON Partner publications

Gil‐Aguedo, D.L., Cintra‐Buenrostro, C.E., Brenner, J., Gonzalez‐Diaz, P., Kiene, W.E., Lustic, C., and Perez‐Espana, H. 2020. Coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico large marine ecosystem: conservation status, challenges and opportunities. Frontiers in Marine Science 6: 807. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2019.00807/full


Montes et al. 2020. Dynamic Satellite Seascapes as a Biogeographic Framework for Understanding Phytoplankton Assemblages in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, United States. Front. Mar. Sci., 15 July 2020. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00575

Montes, Enrique, Anni Djurhuus, Frank Edgar Muller-Karger, Daniel Otis, Christopher R Kelble, Maria T. Kavanaugh. 2020. Dynamic satellite seascapes as a biogeographic framework for understanding phytoplankton assemblages in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, USA. Frontiers in Marine Science, section Marine Ecosystem Ecology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00575