In review

  • O'Callaghan, J., C. Stevens, M. Roughan, C. Cornelisen, P. Sutton, S. Garrett, G. Giorli, R. O. Smith, K. I. Currie, S. H. Suanda, M. Williams, M. Bowen, D. Fernandez, R. Vennell, B. R. Knight, P. Barter, P. McComb, M. Oliver, M. Livingston, P. Tellier, A. Meissner, M. Brewer, M. Gall, S. D. Nodder, M. Décima, J. Souza, A. Forcén-Vazquez, S. Gardiner, K. Paul-Burke, S. Chiswell, J. Roberts, B. Hayden, B. Biggs, and H. Macdonald. In review. Developing an integrated ocean observing system for New Zealand.  Frontiers in Marine Science

  • Zeldis, J. and M. Décima. In review. Summer mesozooplankton biomass, grazing activity and trophic flows in Subantarctic and Subtropical waters east of New Zealand. Deep Sea Res. I.

Published (peer reviewed)

  • Décima, M., M. R. Stukel, L. Lopez-Lopez & M. R. Landry. 2018. The unique ecological role of pyrosomes in the Costa Rica Dome. Limnol. Oceanogr. doi.:10.1002/lno.11071

  • Stukel, M. R., M. Décima, M. R. Landry & K. E. Selph. 2018. Nitrogen and isotope flows through the Costa Rica Done upwelling ecosystem: The crucial mesozooplankton role in export flux. Global Biogeochem. Cycles 32: 1815-1832 12 doi: 10.1029/2018GB005968

  • Stukel, M. R., M. Décima, & T. B. Kelly. 2018.  A new approach for incorporating 15N isotopic data into linear inverse ecosystem models with Markov Chain Monte Carlo sampling. PLOS ONE 13: e0199123, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199123

  • Valencia, B., M. Décima, & M. R. Landry. 2018. Environmental effects on mesozooplankton size structure and export flux at station ALOHA, North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Glob. Biogeochem. Cycles 32: 289-305, doi: 10.1002/2017GB005785

  • Décima, M., M. R. Landry, C. J. Bradley, and M. L. Fogel. 2017. Alanine d15N trophic fractionation in heterotrophic protists. Limnol. Oceanogr. 62: 2308-2322. doi:10.1002/lno.10567

  • Lopez-Lopez, L., I. Preciado, I. Muñoz, M. Décima, J. C. Molinero, and E. Tel. 2017. Does upwelling intensity influence feeding habits and trophic position of planktophagous fish? Deep Sea Res. I. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2017.01.017

  • Landry, M. R., and M. Décima. 2017. Protistan microzooplankton and the trophic position of tuna: quantifying the trophic link between micro- and mesozooplankton in marine food webs. ICES J. Mar. Sci., 74 (7): 1885–1892. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsx006.

  • Valencia, B., M. R. Landry, M. Décima, and C. C. S. Hannides. 2016. Environmental drivers of mesozooplankton biomass variability in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 121: 3131-3143, doi: 10.1002/2016JG003544

  • Stukel. M.R., C. R. Benitez-Nelson, M. Décima, A. G. Taylor, C. Buchwald, & M. R. Landry. 2016. The biological pump in the Costa Rica Dome: An open ocean upwelling system with high new production and low export. J. Plankton Res. 38 (2): 348-365. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbv097

  • Stukel, M. R., M. Kahru, C. R. Benitez-Nelson, M. Décima, R. Goericke, M. R. Landry, & M. D. Ohman. 2015. Using Lagrangian-based process studies to test satellite algorithms of vertical carbon flux in the eastern North Pacific Ocean. J. Geophys. Res. – Oceans 120: 7208-7222. doi: 10.1002/2015jc011264.

  • Décima, M., M.R. Landry, M. R. Stukel, L. Lopez-Lopez and J. W. Krause. 2016. Mesozooplankton biomass and grazing in the Costa Rica Dome: amplifying variability through the plankton food web. J. Plankton Res., 38(3): 317-330. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbv091

  • Landry, M. R., K. E. Selph, M. Décima, A. Gutiérrez-Rodríguez, M. R. Stukel, A. G. Taylor, & A. L. Pasulka. 2016. Phytoplankton production and grazing balances in the Costa Rica Dome. J. Plankton Res., 38(2): 366–379. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbv089

  • Gutiérrez-Rodríguez, A, M. Décima, B. N. Popp & M. R. Landry. 2014.  Isotopic invisibility of protozoan trophic steps in marine food webs. Limnol. Oceanogr. 59: 1590-1598, doi: 10.4319/lo.2014.59.5.1590.

  • Décima, M., M.R. Landry, & B.N. Popp. 2013. Environmental perturbation effects on baseline d15N values and zooplankton trophic flexibility in the southern California Current Ecosystem. Limnol. Oceanogr. 58 (2) 624–634

  • Feinberg, L.R., C.T. Shaw, W.T. Peterson, M. Décima, Y. Okazaki & S.J. Ju. 2013. Euphausia pacifica brood sizes: a North Pacific synthesis. J. Plankton Res. 35(6): 1192-1206

  • Stukel, M.R., M. Décima, K.E. Selph, D.A. Taniguchi, & M.R. Landry. 2013. The role of Synechococcus in vertical flux in the Costa Rica upwelling dome. Prog. Oceanogr. 112: 49-59

  • Brum, J.R., J.J. Morris, M. Décima, & M.R. Stukel. 2014. Mortality in the Oceans: Causes and Consequences. p. 16-48. In P. F. Kemp [ed.], Eco-DAS IX Symposium Proceedings. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography

  • Stukel, M.R., K.A. Smith, M. Décima, & L. Hmelo. 2014. Detritus in the Marine Environment. p. 49-76. In P. F. Kemp [ed.], Eco-DAS IX Symposium Proceedings. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography.

  • Décima, M., M.R. Landry, and R.R. Rykaczewski. 2011. Broad scale patterns in mesozooplankton biomass and grazing in the eastern equatorial Pacific. Deep Sea Res II 58: 387-399.

  • Landry, M.R., K.E. Selph, A.G. Taylor, M. Décima, W.M. Balch, & R.R. Bidigare. 2011. Phytoplankton growth, grazing and production balances in the HNLC equatorial Pacific. Deep Sea Res II 58: 524-535.

  • Décima, M., M.D. Ohman & A. De Robertis. 2010. Body size- dependence of euphausiid spatial patchiness. Limnol. Oceanogr. 55 (2): 777–788

  • Landry, M.R., M. Décima, M.P. Simmons, C.C.S.Hannides & E. Daniels. 2008. Mesozooplankton biomass and grazing responses to Cyclone Opal, a subtropical mesoscale eddy. Deep Sea Res II 55 (10-13): 1378-1388.