Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2017 Eukaryotic microbes, principally fungi and labyrinthulomycetes, dominate biomass on bathypelagic marine snowThe ISME Journal. 362-373.
2017 Mesoscale and high-frequency variability of macroscopic particles (> 100$?$m) in the Ross Sea and its relevance for late-season particulate carbon exportJournal of Marine Systems. 120-131.
2016 Dragon kings of the deep sea: marine particles deviate markedly from the common number-size spectrumScientific Reports.
2015 A simple separation method for downstream biochemical analysis of aquatic microbesJournal of microbiological methods. 78-86.
2015 New tracer to estimate community predation rates of phagotrophic protistsMarine Ecology Progress Series. 55-69.
2013 Development and Deployment of a Point-Source Digital Inline Holographic Microscope for the Study of Plankton and Particles to a Depth of 6000 mLimnology and Oceanography: Methods. 28-40.
2013 Diversity and distribution of microbial eukaryotes in the deep tropical and subtropical North Atlantic OceanDeep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 58-69.
2013 Mortality and survival of cultured surface-oceanflagellates under simulated deep-sea conditionsJournal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 13-20.
2011 Abundance of eukaryotic microbes in the deep subtropical North AtlanticAquatic Microbial Ecology. 103-115.
2010 Cascading migrations and implications for vertical fluxes in pelagic ecosystemsJournal of Plankton Research. fbq152.
2010 Effect of the heterotrophic dinoflagellate Oxyrrhis marina and the copepod Acartia tonsa on vertical carbon fluxes in and around thin layers of the phytoflagellate Isochrysis galbanaMar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 179-196.
2010 Emerging concepts on microbial processes in the bathypelagic ocean–ecology, biogeochemistry, and genomicsDeep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 1519-1536.
2010 Re-evaluation of the EUK516 probe for the domain Eukarya results in a suitable probe for the detection of kinetoplastids, an important group of parasitic and free-living flagellatesJ. Euk. Microbiol. 229-235.
2010 Role of macroscopic particles in deep-sea oxygen consumptionProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 8287-8291.
2006 Model evaluation of linear gut evacuation in the larval radiated shanny using a combination of laboratory and field dataTransactions of the American Fisheries Society. 390-398.
2005 Department of Biology and the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental StudiesJournal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 167-182.
2005 The effects of thin layers on the vertical distribution of the rotifer, Branchionus plicatilisJ. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol.. 167-181.
2005 The role of appendicularian tunicates in the biogenic carbon cycle of three Arctic polynyasResponse of Marine Ecosystems to Global Change: Ecological Impact of Appendicularians. 327-358.
2004 Relevant scales in zooplankton ecology: Distribution, feeding, and reproduction of the copepod Acartia hudsonica in response to thin layers of the diatom Skeletonema costatumLimnology and Oceanography. 625-636.
2001 Consequences of model specification for the determination of gut evacuation rates: redefining the linear modelCanadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 1032-1042.
2001 Winberg revisited: convergence of routine metabolism in larval and juvenile fishCanadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 220-230.
1999 Functional feeding response and behavioral ecology of Oikopleura vanhoeffeni (Appendicularia, Tunicata)Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 181-211.
1999 In situ ingestion rates of appendicularian tunicates in the Northeast Water Polynya (NE Greenland)Marine Ecology Progress Series. 149-160.
1999 Measurement of in situ clearance rates of Oikopleura vanhoeffeni (Appendicularia: Tunicata) from tail beat frequency, time spent feeding and individual body sizeMarine Biology. 37-44.
1998 Absorption efficiencies and biochemical fractionation of assimilated compounds in the cold water appendicularian Oikopleura vanhoeffeniLimnology and Oceanography.
1998 Chlorophyll a conversion and gut passage time for the pelagic tunicate Oikopleura vanhoeffeni (Appendicularia)Journal of Plankton Research. 2179-2197.
1997 Destruction of chloropigments in copepod gutsMarine ecology progress series. Oldendorf. 301-303.
1995 Influence of zooplankton grazing on free dissolved enzymes in the seaMarine Ecology Progress Series. 53-63.
1994 Contribution of zooplankton lipids to the flux of organic matter in the northern Adriatic SeaMarine Ecology Progress Series. 241-249.
1992 Ecology of amorphous aggregations (marine snow) in the Northern Adriatic Sea. 111. Zooplankton interactions with marine snowMar Ecol Prog Ser. 135-146.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2010 Increased respiration due to feeding activity in Dioithona oculata, a small swarm-forming copepod
1993 The significance of free dissolved exoenzymes in the sea: Grazing activity of zooplankton as a source of the free enzyme pool.

Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography, Memorial University Of Newfoundland 1997
  • M.Sc. in Physiology/Marine Biology, University of Vienna 1992
  • Full Name

  • Alexander Bochdansky