Peer-Reviewed Research

Bot Meets Whale: Best Practices for Mitigating Negative Interactions Between Marine Mammals and MicroROVs, Frontiers in Marine Science,6: 506Thaler_2019-bot-meets-whale

262 Voyages Beneath the Sea: a global assessment of macro- and megafaunal biodiversity and research effort at deep-sea hydrothermal vents, PeerJ,7: e7397Thaler_2019-262-Voyages.pdf

Deep-sea hydrothermal vent ecosystem principles: Identification of ecosystem processes, services and communication of value, Marine Policy,101: 118-124Deep-sea hydrothermal vent ecosystem principles

Lions, Whales, and the Web: Transforming Moment Inertia into Conservation Action, Frontiers in Marine Science,4:292Thaler_2017 - Cecil.pdf

Population structure of Bathymodiolus manusensis, a deep-sea hydrothermal vent-dependent mussel from Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea, PeerJ, 5:e3655Thaler_2017 - Bathymodiolus.pdf

A letter of clarification from the authors of “trophy fishing for species threatened with extinction”, Marine Policy,53: 213-214Shiffman_2015-IGFA-response.pdf

Sizing Ocean Giants: Patterns of Intraspecific Size Variation in Marine Megafauna, PeerJ,2: e715McClain_2015-Sizing-Ocean-Giants.pdf

Fish tales: Combating fake science in popular media, Ocean and Coastal Management,115: 88-91Thaler_2015 - Fish Tales.pdf

Robots as vectors for marine invasions: best practices for minimizing transmission of invasive species via observation-class ROVs., Tropical Conservation Science,8(3): 711-717Thaler_2015 - Invasives.pdf

Trophy fishing for species threatened with extinction: a way forward building on a history of conservation, Marine Policy,53: 213-214Shiffman_2014-IGFA.pdf

Comparative population structure of two deep-sea hydrothermal-vent-associated decapods (Chorocaris sp. 2 and Munidopsis lauensis) from southwestern Pacific back-arc basins, PLoSONE,9: e101345Thaler_2014 - Chorocaris Munidopsis.pdf

Characterization of 10 polymorphic microsatellite loci in Munidopsis lauensis, a squat-lobster from the southwestern Pacific, Conservation Genetics Resources,5: 647-649Boyle_2013-Munidopsis-Primer-Note.pdf

Characterization of 9 polymorphic microsatellite loci in Lamellibrachia sp. 2, a tubeworm found at deep-sea hydrothermal vents and cold seeps, Conservation Genetics Resources,5: 1005-1007Jacobson_2013-Lamellibranchia-Primer-Note.pdf

Characterization of 13 polymorphic microsatellite loci in Rimicaris hybisae, a shrimp from deep-sea hydrothermal vents, Conservation Genetics Resources,5: 449-451Jacobson_2013-Rimicaris-Primer-Note.pdf

VentBase: Developing a consensus among stakeholders in the deep-sea regarding environmental impact assessment for deep-sea mining–A workshop report, Marine Policy,42: 334-336Collins_2013 - VentBase workshop.pdf

Characterization of 18 polymorphic microsatellite loci from Bathymodiolus manusensis (Bivalvia, Mytilidae) from deep-sea hydrothermal vents, Conservation Genetics Resources,3: 25-27Schultz_2010-Bathymodiolus-Primer-Note.pdf

Ascomycete phylotypes recovered from a Gulf of Mexico methane seep are identical to an uncultured deep-sea fungal clade from the Pacific, Fungal Ecology,5: 270-273Thaler_2011 - Fungi.pdf

The effects of spatial scale on the population dynamics of Ifremeria nautilei, a hydrothermal vent endemic gastropod from the southwest Pacific, BMC Evolutionary Biology,11(1): 372Thaler_2011 - Ifremeria.pdf

Characterization of nine polymorphic microsatellite loci in Chorocaris sp. (Crustacea: Caridea: Alvinocarididae) from deep-sea hydrothermal vents, Conservation Genetics Resources,2: 223-226Zelnio_2010-Chorocaris-Primer-Note.pdf

Characterization of 12 polymorphic microsatellite loci in Ifremeria nautilei, a chemoautotrophic gastropod from deep-sea hydrothermal vents, Conservation Genetics Resources,2: 101 - 103Thaler_2010 - Ifremeria Primer Note.pdf

Entrainment of the activity rhythm of the mole crab Emerita talpoida, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology,341(1): 10–15Forward_2007-Mole-Crabs.pdf