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Hydrography shapes amoA containing Thaumarcheota in the coastal waters off central Chile

Environmental Microbiology Reports

doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12579Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Bertagnolli, A.Ulloa, O.

2017

Nitrogen excretion by copepods and its effect on ammonia-oxidizing communities in a coastal upwelling zone

Limnology and Oceanography

doi:10.1002/lno.10629Monday, July 24, 2017

Valdés, V.Fernández, C.Molina, V.Escribano, R.

Cryptic oxygen cycling in anoxic marine zones

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

doi:10.1073/pnas.1619844114Monday, July 17, 2017

Garcia-Rebolledo, E.Padilla, C.Aldunate, M.Steward, F.Ulloa, O.Paulmier, A.Revsbech, N.

Diversity and Transcriptional Levels of RuBisCO Form II of Sulfur-Oxidizing γ-Proteobacteria in Coastal-Upwelling Waters with Seasonal Anoxia

Frontiers in Marine Science | Volume 4, Issue 213, Pages 1-12

doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00213Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Vertical distribution of copepod eggs in the oxygen minimum zone off Mejillones Bay (23°S) in the Humboldt Current System

Marine Ecology Progress Series | Volume 571, Pages 83-96

doi:10.3354/meps12117Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A review of protist grazing below the photic zone emphasizing studies of oxygen-depleted water columns and recent applications of in situ approaches

Frontiers in Marine Science | Volume 4

doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00105Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Medina, L. E.Taylor, C. D.Pachiadaki, M. G.Henríquez, C.Ulloa, O.Edgcomb, V. P.

Striations and preferred eddy tracks triggered by topographic steering of the background flow in the eastern South Pacific

Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans

doi:10.1002/2016JC012348Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Bel Madani, A.Concha, EmilioDonoso, DavidChaigneau, AlexisColas, FrançoisMaximenko, NikolaiDi Lorenzo, Emanuele

Zooplankton community response to the winter 2013 deep convection process in the NW Mediterranean Sea

Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans | Volume 122, Issue 3, Pages 2319-2338

doi:10.1002/2016JC012176Thursday, March 23, 2017

Donoso, KattyCarlotti, FrançoisPagano, MarcP.V. Hunt, BrianEscribano, R.Berline, Léo

Acanthocotyle gurgesiella n. sp. (Monogenea: Acanthocotylidae) from the deep-sea skate Gurgesiella furvescens (Rajidae) in the south-eastern Pacific

Journal of Helminthology | Pages 1-5

doi:10.1017/S0022149X17000220Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Species-specific responses to ocean acidification should account for local adaptation and adaptive plasticity

Nature Ecology & Evolution | Volume 1, Pages 1-7

doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0084Monday, March 13, 2017

Vargas, C.A.Lagos, N. A.Lardies, M. A.Duarte, C.Manríquez, P. H.Aguilera, V.M.Broitman, B.Widdicombe, S.Dupont, S.

A Review of the Parasites Infecting Fishes of the Genus Trachurus (Pisces: Carangidae)

Reviews in Fisheries Science & Aquaculture | Pages 1-19

doi:10.1080/23308249.2017.1293607Friday, March 3, 2017

Costa, G.MacKenzie, K.Oliva, M.E.

Scaling copepod grazing in a coastal upwelling system: the importance of community size structure for phytoplankton C flux

Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research | Volume 45, Issue 1, Pages 41-54

doi:10.3856/vol45-issue1-fulltext-5Wednesday, March 1, 2017

2016

Water-column cooling and sea surface salinity increase in the upwelling region off central-south Chile driven by a poleward displacement of the South Pacific High

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 151, Pages 38-48

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.11.004Sunday, November 27, 2016

Schneider, W.Donoso, D.Garcés-Vargas, J.Escribano, R.

Impact of low pH/high pCO2 on the physiological response and fatty acid content in diatom Skeletonema pseudocostatum

Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom | Pages 1-9

doi:10.1017/S0025315416001570Monday, November 21, 2016

Jacob, B.Von Dassow, P.Salisbury, J.Navarro, J.Vargas, C.A.

Helminth parasites of South American fishes: current status and characterization as a model for studies of biodiversity

Journal of Helminthology | Volume 91, Issue 2, Pages 150-164

doi:10.1017/S0022149X16000717Friday, November 18, 2016

Luque, J. L.Pereira, F. B.Alves, P. V.Oliva, M.E.Timi, J. T.

Vertical modeling of the nitrogen cycle in the eastern tropical South Pacific oxygen deficient zone using high-resolution concentration and isotope measurements

Global Biogeochemical Cycles | Volume 30, Issue 10, Pages 1661-1681

doi:10.1002/2016GB005415Thursday, November 10, 2016

Peters, B.Babbin, A.Lettmann, K.Mordy, C.Ulloa, O.Ward, B.Casciotti, K.

Micro-phytoplankton community structure in the coastal upwelling zone off Concepción (central Chile): Annual and inter-annual fluctuations in a highly dynamic environment

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 149, Pages 174-188

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.10.011Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Carbon flow through the pelagic food web in southern Chilean Patagonia: relevance of Euphausia vallentini as a key species

Marine Ecology Progress Series | Volume 557, Pages 91-110

doi:10.3354/meps11826Wednesday, September 28, 2016

González, H.E.Graeve, M.Kattner, G.Silva, N.Castro, L.Iriarte, J.L.Osmán, L.Daneri, G.Vargas, C.A.

Ammonium and nitrite oxidation at nanomolar oxygen concentrations in oxygen minimum zone waters

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America | Volume 113, Issue 38, Pages 10601-10606

doi:10.1073/pnas.1600359113Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Bristow, L.A.Dalsgaard, T.Tiano, L.Mills, D.B.Bertagnolli, A.Wright, J.J.Hallam, S.J.Ulloa, O.Canfield, D.E.Revsbech, N.P.Thamdrup, B.

Non-limiting food conditions for growth and production of the copepod community in a highly productive upwelling zone.

Continental Shelf Research | Volume 126, Pages 1-14

doi:10.1016/j.csr.2016.07.018Thursday, September 1, 2016

Seasonal variability of the oxygen minimum zone off Peru in a high-resolution regional coupled model

Biogeosciences | Volume 13, Issue 15, Pages 4389-4410

doi:10.5194/bg-13-4389-2016Monday, August 8, 2016

Vergara, O.Dewitte, B.Montes, I.Garçon, V.Ramos, M.Paulmier, A.Pizarro, O.

Seasonal dynamics of zooplankton in a northern Chile bay exposed to upwelling conditions

Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía | Volume 51, Issue 2, Pages 273-291

doi:10.4067/S0718-19572016000200006Monday, August 1, 2016

Torreblanca, M.L.Pérez-Santos, I.San Martin, B.Varas, E.Zilleruelo, R.Riquelme-Bugueño, R.Palma, A.T.

First measurements of euphausiid growth rates in the northern Humboldt Current (23ºS)

Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía | Volume 51, Issue 2, Pages 435-440

doi:10.4067/S0718-19572016000200020Monday, August 1, 2016

Satellite-measured interannual variability of turbid river plumes off central-southern Chile: Spatial patterns and the influence of climate variability

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 146, Pages 212-222

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.07.007Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Saldías, G.Largier, J.Mendes, R.Pérez Santos, I.Vargas, C.A.Sobarzo, M.

Predicting habitat suitability and geographic distribution of anchovy (Engraulis ringens) due to climate change in the coastal areas off Chile

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 146, Pages 159-174

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.06.006Saturday, July 2, 2016

Silva, C.Andrade, I.Yáñez, E.Hormazábal, S.Barbieri, M.A.Aranis, A.Böhm, G.

P- and N-starvation trigger the same cellular responses to promote senescence in eukaryotic phytoplankton

Frontiers in Marine Science | Volume 3, Issue 109, Pages 1-13

doi:10.3389/fmars.2016.00109Thursday, June 30, 2016

Rokitta, S.D.Von Dassow, P.Rost, B.John, U.

Metazoan parasites of deep-sea fishes from the South Eastern Pacific: Exploring the role of ecology and host phylogeny

Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers | Volume 155, Pages 123-130

doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2016.06.002Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Influences of riverine and upwelling waters on the coastal carbonate system off Central Chile and their ocean acidification implications

Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences | Volume 121, Issue 6, Pages 1468-1483

doi:10.1002/2015JG003213Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Vargas, C.A.Contreras, P.Pérez, C.Sobarzo, M.Saldías, G.Salisbury, J.

Growth of the Humboldt Current krill in the upwelling zone off central Chile

Journal of Marine Systems | Volume 163, Pages 1-11

doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2016.06.001Friday, June 3, 2016

Effects of temperature and ocean acidification on shell characteristics of Argopecten purpuratus: implications for scallop aquaculture in an upwelling-influenced area

Aquaculture Environment Interactions | Volume 8, Pages 357-370

doi:10.3354/aei00183Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Lagos, N. A.Benítez, S.Duarte, C.Lardies, M. A.Broitman, B. R.Tapia, C.Tapia, P.Widdicombe, S.Vargas, C.A.

Recent reticulate evolution in the ecologically dominant lineage of coccolithophores

Frontiers in Microbiology | Volume 7, Page 784

doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.00784Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Biogeochemical characteristics of a long-lived anticyclonic eddy in the eastern South Pacific Ocean

Biogeosciences | Volume 13, Issue 10, Pages 2971-2979

doi:10.5194/bg-13-2971-2016Friday, May 20, 2016

Cornejo D'Ottone, M.Bravo, L.Ramos, M.Pizarro, O.Karstensen, J.Gallegos, M.Correa-Ramirez, M.Silva, N.Farías, L.Karp-Boss, L.

Comparison of individual-based model output to data using a model of walleye pollock early life history in the Gulf of Alaska

Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography | Volume 132, Pages 240-262

doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.04.007Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Hinckley, S.Parada, C.Horne, J. K.Mazur, M.Woillez, M.

Riverine discharges impact physiological traits and carbon sources for shell carbonate in the marine intertidal mussel Perumytilus purpuratus

Limnology and Oceanography | Volume 61, Issue 3, Pages 969-983

doi:10.1002/lno.10265Monday, March 7, 2016

Pérez , C.A.Lagos, N. A.Saldías , G. S.Waldbusser, G.Vargas, C.A.

Metazoan parasites of Brama australis from southern Chile: a tool for stock discrimination?

Journal of Fish Biology | Volume 88, Issue 3, Pages 1143-1148

doi:10.1111/jfb.12881Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Community response of zooplankton to oceanographic changes (2002–2012) in the central/southern upwelling system of Chile

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 142, Pages 17-29

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.01.005Thursday, January 21, 2016

First record of copepod Neomormonilla minor (Giesbrecht, 1891) for the Humboldt Current System off Chilean coastal zone (Mormonilloida: Mormonillidae)

Crustaceana | Volume 89, Issue 1, Pages 19-28

doi:10.1163/15685403-00003466Friday, January 1, 2015

Fierro, P.Hidalgo, P.Pino-Pinnuer, P.Marchant, M.

2014

Parapedocotyle prolatili gen.n. et sp. n. a representative of a new subfamily of the Diclidophoridae (Monogenea), a gill parasite of Prolatilus jugularis (Teleostei: Pinguipedidae) from Chile

Folia Parasitologica | Volume 61, Issue 6, Pages 543-548

doi:10.14411/fp.2014.067Thursday, December 4, 2014

Oliva, M.E.Sepúlveda, F.A.González, M.T.

Emiliania huxleyi endures N-limitation with anefficient metabolic budgeting and effectiveATP synthesis

BMC Genomics | Volume 15, Page 1051

doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-1051Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Rokitt, S. D.Von Dassow, P.Rost, B.John, U.

Effects of ocean acidification on developing and early post hatching larval traits of Concholepas concholepas (loco)

Marine Ecology Progress Series | Volume 514, Pages 87-103

doi:10.3354/meps10951Thursday, November 6, 2014

Manríquez, P.H.Jara, M.E.Torres, R.Mardones, M.L.Lagos, N.A.Lardies, M.A.Vargas, C.A.Duarte, C.Navarro, J.M.

Oxygen at nanomolar levels reversibly suppresses process rates and gene expression in anammox and denitrification in the oxygen minimum zone off Northern Chile

mBio | Volume 5, Issue 6, Pages 1-14

doi:10.1128/mBio.01966-14Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Dalsgaard, T.Stewart, F.J.Thamdrup, B.De Brabandere, L.Revsbech, N.P.Ulloa, O.Canfield, D.E.DeLong, E.F.

Oxygen distribution and aerobic respiration in the north and south eastern tropical pacific oxygen minimum zones

Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers | Volume 94, Pages 173-183

doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2014.10.001Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Tiano, L.García-Robledo, E.Dalsgaard, T.Devol, A.Ward, B.B.Ulloa, O.

Vertical partitioning of nitrogen-loss processes across the oxic-anoxic interface of an oceanic oxygen minimum zone

Environmental Microbiology | Volume 16, Issue 10, Pages 3014-3054

doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12255Monday, October 13, 2014

De Brabandere, L.Canfield, D.E.Dalsgaard, T.Friederich, G.E.Revsbech, N.P.Ulloa, O.Thamdrup, B.

Biological oceanography, biogeochemical cycles, and pelagic ecosystem functioning of the east-central South Pacific Gyre: Focus on Easter Island and Salas-y-Gómez

Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research | Volume 42, Pages 703-742

doi:10.3856/vol42-issue4-fulltext-4Saturday, October 4, 2014

Von Dassow, P.Collado-Fabbri, S.

Time-space variability of satellite chlorophyll-a in the Easter Island Province, southeastern Pacific Ocean

Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research | Volume 42, Issue 4, Pages 871-887

doi:10.3856/vol42-issue4-fulltext-13Monday, September 22, 2014

Andrade, I.Hormazábal, S.Correa-Ramírez, M.

CO2-Driven Ocean Acidification Disrupts the Filter Feeding Behavior in Chilean Gastropod and Bivalve Species from Different Geographic Localities

Estuaries and Coasts | Volume 38, Issue 4, Pages 1163-1177

doi:10.1007/s12237-014-9873-7Friday, September 5, 2014

Vargas, C.A.Aguilera, V.M.San Martín, V.Manríquez, P.H.Navarro, J.M.Duarte, C.Torres, R.Lardies, M.A.Lagos, N.A.

Fish population studies using parasites from the Southeastern Pacific Ocean: Considering host population changes and species body size as sources of variability of parasite communities

Parasitology | Volume 142, Issue 1, Pages 25-35

doi:10.1017/S0031182014001127Friday, August 15, 2014

George-Nascimento, M.Oliva, M.E.

Alteration of sexual reproduction and genetic diversity in the kelp species Laminaria digitata at the southern limit of its range

PLOS One | Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 1-11

doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102518Monday, July 14, 2014

Oppliger, LVon Dassow, P.Bouchemousse, SValero, M.Correa, J.Auger, P.Destombe, C.

Southern Annular Mode-like changes in southwestern Patagonia at centennial timescale over the last three millennia

Nature Communications | Volume 5, Issue 4375, Pages 1-7

doi:10.1038/ncomms5375Thursday, July 10, 2014

Moreno, P.I. Vilanova, I.Villa-Martínez, R.Garreaud, R.D.Rojas, M.De Pol-Holz, R.

Enhanced metabolic versatility of planktonic sulfur-oxidizing γ-proteobacteria in an oxygen-deficient coastal ecosystem

Frontiers in Marine Science | Volume 1, Issue 18, Pages 1-13

doi:10.3389/fmars.2014.00018Monday, July 7, 2014

Re-assessing copepod growth using the Moult Rate method

Journal of Plankton Research | Volume 36, Pages 1224-1232

doi:10.1093/plankt/fbu045Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Hirst, A.G.Keister, J.E.Richardson, A.J.Ward, P.Shreeve, R.S.Escribano, R.

Two new species of Encotyllabe (Monogenea: Capsalidae) based on morphometric and molecular evidence: Parasites of two inshore fish species of Northern Chile

Journal of Parasitology | Volume 100, Issue 3, Pages 344-349

doi:10.1645/13-230.1Sunday, June 1, 2014

Sepúlveda, F.A.González, M.T.Oliva, M.E.

The first report of a microdiverse anammox bacteria community in waters of Colombian Pacific, a transition area between prominent oxygen minimum zones of the eastern tropical Pacific

Environmental Microbiology Reports | Volume 6, Pages 595-604

doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12165Monday, May 12, 2014

Castro-González, M.Molina, V.Rodríguez-Rubio, E.Ulloa, O.

Ocean acidification affects predator avoidance behavior but not prey detection in the early ontogeny of a keystone species

Marine Ecology Progress Series | Volume 502, Pages 157-167

doi:10.3354/meps10703 Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Manríquez, P.H.Jara, M.E.Mardones, M.L.Torres, R.Navarro, J.M.Lardies, M.A.Vargas, C.A.Duarte, C.Lagos, N.A.

Chlorophyll-a pattern and mixing processes in Yucatán basin

Ciencias Marinas | Volume 40, Issue 1, Pages 11-31

doi:10.7773/cm.v40i1.2320Saturday, March 1, 2014

Pérez-Santos, I.Schneider, W.Valle-Levinson, A.Sobarzo, M.Soto, I.Garcés-Vargas, J.Montoya, R.Melo, N.Muller, F.

Variations of tidally driven three-layer residual circulation in fjords

Ocean Dynamics | Volume 64, Issue 3, Pages 459-469

doi:10.1007/s10236-014-0694-9Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Valle-Levinson, A.Caceres, M.A.Pizarro, O.

Island mass effect in the Juan Fernández archipelago (33°S), Southeastern Pacific

Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers | Volume 84, Pages 86-99

doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2013.10.009Saturday, February 1, 2014

Does a facultative precocious life cycle predispose the marine trematode Proctoeces cf. Lintoni to in breeding and genetic differentiation among host species?

International Journal for Parasitology | Volume 44, Issue 3, Pages 183-188

doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2013.10.008Saturday, January 18, 2014

Valdivia, I.M.Criscione, C.D.Cárdenas, L.Durán, C.P.Oliva, M.E.

Temperature effects on development and reproduction of copepods in the Humboldt Current: the advantage of rapid growth

Journal of Plankton Research | Volume 36, Issue 1, Pages 104-116

doi:10.1093/plankt/fbt095Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The structure of planktonic communities under variable coastal upwelling conditions off Cape Ghir (31°N), in the Canary Current System (NW Africa)

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 120, Pages 320-339

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2013.10.015Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Anabalón, V.Arístegui, J.Morales, C.E.Andrade, I.Benavides, M.Correa-Ramírez, M.Espino, M.Ettahiri, O.Hormazábal, S.Makaoui, A.Montero, M.F.Orbi, A.

Combined effects of temperature and Ocean acidification on the juvenile individuals of the mussel Mytilus chilensis

Journal of Sea Research | Volume 85, Pages 308-314

doi:10.1016/j.seares.2013.06.002Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Duarte, C.H.Navarro, J.M.Acuña, K.Torres, R.Manríquez, P.H.Lardies, M.Vargas, C.A.Lagos, N.A.Aguilera, V.M.

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