Hadal trenches

the ecology of the deepest places on Earth

Alan John Jamieson, Toyonobu Fujii, Daniel Justin Mayor, Martin Solan, Imants George Priede

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Abstract

Hadal trenches account for the deepest 45% of the oceanic depth range and host active and diverse biological communities. Advances in our understanding of hadal community structure and function have, until recently, relied on technologies that were unable to document ecological information. Renewed international interest in exploring the deepest marine environment on Earth provides impetus to re-evaluate hadal community ecology. We review the abiotic and biotic characteristics of trenches and offer a contemporary perspective of trench ecology. The application of existing, rather than the generation of novel, ecological theory offers the best prospect of understanding deep ocean ecology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)190-197
Number of pages8
JournalTrends in Ecology & Evolution
Volume25
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

Keywords

  • M water depth
  • Pacific-Ocean
  • Scavenging amphipods
  • Organic-matter
  • Atacama trench
  • Japan trench
  • Sea Benthos
  • Intestinal microflora
  • Vertical-distribution
  • Hydrostatic-pressure

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Jamieson, A. J., Fujii, T., Mayor, D. J., Solan, M., & Priede, I. G. (2010). Hadal trenches: the ecology of the deepest places on Earth. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 25(3), 190-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2009.09.009

Hadal trenches : the ecology of the deepest places on Earth. / Jamieson, Alan John; Fujii, Toyonobu; Mayor, Daniel Justin; Solan, Martin; Priede, Imants George.

In: Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Vol. 25, No. 3, 03.2010, p. 190-197.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jamieson, AJ, Fujii, T, Mayor, DJ, Solan, M & Priede, IG 2010, 'Hadal trenches: the ecology of the deepest places on Earth', Trends in Ecology & Evolution, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 190-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2009.09.009
Jamieson, Alan John ; Fujii, Toyonobu ; Mayor, Daniel Justin ; Solan, Martin ; Priede, Imants George. / Hadal trenches : the ecology of the deepest places on Earth. In: Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 2010 ; Vol. 25, No. 3. pp. 190-197.
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