Peer reviewed publications


Bednarsek N, Feely RA, Howes EL, Hunt BPV, Kessouri F, León P, Lischka S, Maas AE, McLaughlin K (2019) Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Towards Synthesis of Thresholds of Ocean Acidification Impacts on Calcifying Pteropods and Interactions with Warming. Frontiers in Marine Science,

Mahara N, Pakhomov EA, Jackson JM, Hunt BPV (2019) Seasonal zooplankton development in a temperate semi-enclosed basin: two years with different spring bloom timing. Journal of Plankton Research (in press)

Pakhomov EA, Henschke N, Hunt BPV, Stowasser G, Cherel Y (2019) Utility of salps as a baseline proxy for food web studies. Journal of Plankton Research 41: 3–11.


Pakhomov EA, Podeswa Y, Hunt BPV, Kwong LE (2018) Vertical distribution and active carbon transport by pelagic decapods in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsy134. [article]

Espinasse B, Hunt BPV, Doson Coll Y, Pakhomov EA (2018) Investigating high seas foraging conditions for salmon in the North Pacific: insights from a 100 year scale archive for Rivers Inlet sockeye salmon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences,

Carlotti F, Pagano M, Guilloux L, Donoso K, Valdés V, and Hunt BPV (2018) Mesozooplankton structure and functioning in the western tropical South Pacific along the 20° parallel south during the OUTPACE survey (February–April 2015), Biogeosciences, 15, 7273-7297,

Iacarella JC, Adamczyk E, Bowen D, Chalifour L, Eger A, Heath W, Helms S, Hessing-Lewis M, Hunt BPV, MacDuffee M, MacInnis A, O’Connor MI, Robinson CLK, Yakimishyn J, Baum JK (2018) Anthropogenic disturbance homogenizes seagrass fish communities. Global Change Biology 24: 1904-1918,

Schaub J, Hunt BPV, Pakhomov EA, Holmes K, Lu Y, Quayle L (2018) Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) to Measure Jellyfish Aggregations. Marine Ecology Progress Series 591: 29-36, [video]; [press release #1;press release #2]


Meyer B, Freier U, Grimm V, Groeneveld J, Hunt BPV, Kerwath S, King R, Klaas C, Pakhomov EA, Meiners KM, Melbourne-Thomas J, Murphy EJ, Thorpe SE, Stammerjohn S, Wolf-Gladrow D, Auerswald L, Götz A, Halbach L, Jarman S, Kawaguchi S, Krumpen T, Nehrke G, Ricker R, Sumner M, Teschke M, Trebilco R, Yilmaz NI, 2017. The winter pack-ice zone provides a sheltered but food-poor habitat for larval Antarctic krill. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1853–1861, doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0368-3. [online view here] [behind the paper]

Hunt BPV, Carlotti F, Donoso K, Pagano M , D’Ortenzio F, Taillandier V, Conan P (2017) Trophic pathways of phytoplankton size classes through the zooplankton food-web over the spring transition period in the north-west Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JC012658.

Finke J, Hunt BPV, Winter C, Carmack E, Suttle C (2017) Nutrients and Other Environmental Factors Influence Virus Abundances across Oxic and Hypoxic Marine Environments. Viruses, 9, 152, doi:10.3390/v9060152.

Pakhomov EA & Hunt BPV (2017) Trans-Atlantic variability in ecology of the pelagic tunicate Salpa thompsoni near the Antarctic Polar Front. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 138, 126-140.

Houssard P, Lorrain A, Tremblay-Boyer L, Allain V, Graham BS, Menkes CE, Pethybridge H, Couturier L, Point D, Leroy B, Receveur A, Hunt BPV, Vourey E, Bonnet S, Rodier M, Raimbault P, Feunteun E, Kuhnert PM, Munaron J-M, Lebreton B, Otake T, Letourneur Y (2017) Tuna trophic position relates to foraging depth across the Western and Central Pacific Ocean, Progress in Oceanography 154: 49-63.

Guan L, Dower JF, McKinnel SM, Pepin P, Pakhomov EA, Hunt BPV (2017)  Interannual variability in the abundance and composition of spring larval fish assemblages in the Strait of Georgia (British Columbia, Canada) from 2007 to 2010. Fisheries Oceanography,

Wang K, Hunt BPV, Liang C, Pauly D, Pakhomov EA (2017) Reassessment of the life cycle of the pteropod Limacina helicina from a high resolution interannual time series in the temperate north pacific. ICES Journal of Marine Science,

Donoso K, Pagano M, Berline L, Hunt BPV, Carlotti F (2017) Zooplankton community response to the winter 2013 deep convection process in the NW Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research (Oceans). DOI:10.1002/2016JC012176


Puigcorbé V, Roca-Martí M, Masqué P, Benitez-Nelson CR, Rutgers v d, Loeff M, Laglera LM, Bracher A, Cheah W, Strass VH, Hoppema M, Santos-Echeandía J, Hunt BPV, Pakhomov EA, Klaas C (2016) Particulate organic carbon export across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current at 10°E: Differences between north and south of the Antarctic Polar Front. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

Iversen MH, Pakhomov EA, Hunt BPV, Klaas C, van der Jagta H, Wolf-Gladrow D (2016) Sinkers or floaters? Contribution from salp pellets to the export flux during a large bloom event in the Southern Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

Hunt BPV, Bonnet S, Berthelot H, Conroy BJ, Foster RA, Pagano M (2016) Contribution and pathways of diazotroph-derived nitrogen to zooplankton during the VAHINE mesocosm experiment in the oligotrophic New Caledonia lagoon, Biogeosciences, 13, 3131-3145, doi:10.5194/bg-13-3131-2016.

Schaafsma FL, David C, Pakhomov EA, Hunt BPV, Lange BA, Flores H, Franeker JA (2016). Size and stage composition of age class 0 Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) in the ice-water interface layer during winter/early spring. Polar Biology, doi:10.​1007/​s00300-015-1877-7.


Guan L, Dower JF, McKinnell SM, Pepin P, Pakhomov EA, Hunt BPV (2015) Spring larval fish assemblages in the Strait of Georgia (British Columbia, Canada): the early 1980s and late 2000s. Progress in Oceanography 138: 45-57.

Wolfe AM, Allen SE, Hodal M, Pawlowicz R, Hunt BPV, Tommasi D (2015) Impact of advection loss due to wind and estuarine circulation on the timing of the spring phytoplankton bloom in a fjord. ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv151.

Evans K, Young JW, Nicol S, Kolodya D, Allain V, Bell J, Brown JN, Ganachaud A, Hobday AJ, Hunt BPV, Innes J, Sen Gupta A, van Sebille E, Kloser R, Patterson T, Singh A (2015) Optimising fisheries management in relation to tuna catches in the western central Pacific Ocean: A review of research priorities and opportunities. Marine Policy 59: 94–104.

Henschke N, Everett JD, Suthers IM, Smith JA, Hunt BPV, Doblin MA, Taylor MA (2015) Zooplankton trophic niches respond to different water types of the western Tasman Sea: a stable isotope analysis. Deep-Sea Research I 104: 1-8

Kruse S, Pakhomov EA, Hunt BPV, Chikaraishi Y, Ogawa N, Bathmann U (2015) Uncovering the trophic relationship between Themisto gaudichaudii and Salpa thompsoni in the Antarctic Polar Frontal Zone. Marine Ecology Progress Series 529: 63-74.

Smeti H, Pagano M, Menkes C, de Boissieu F, Lebourges-Dhaussy A, Hunt BPV, Allain V, Rodier M, Kestenare E, Sammari C (2015) Spatial and temporal variability of zooplankton off New Caledonia (Southwestern Pacific) from acoustics and net measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans 120: 2676-2700.

Hunt BPV, Allain V, Lorrain A, Menkes C, Rodier M, Graham B, Pagano M, Carlotti F (2015) A coupled stable isotope-size spectrum approach to understanding pelagic food-web dynamics: a case study from the southwest sub-tropical Pacific. Deep-Sea Research II 113: 208-224.

Young JW, Hunt BPV, Cook T, Llopiz J, Hazen E, Lorrain A, Olson RJ, Allain V, Arrizabalaga H, Menkes C, Nicols S, Lehodey P, Kloser R (2015) The trophodynamics of top marine predators: advances and challenges. Deep-Sea Research II 113: 170-187.

Menkes C, Allain V, Rodier M, Gallois F, Lebourges‐Dhaussy A, Hunt BPV, Smeti H, Pagano M, Josse E, Daroux A, Lehodey P, Senina I, Kestenare E, Lorrain A, Nicol S (2015) Seasonal Oceanography from Physics to Micronekton in the South-West Pacific. Deep-Sea Research II 113: 125-144.

Lorrain L, Graham BS, Popp BN, Allain V, Olson RJ, Hunt BPV, Potier M, Fry B, Galván-Magaña F, Menkes C, Kaehler S, Menard F (2015) Nitrogen isotopic baseline measurements and implications for foraging habitat and trophic position estimates of yellowfin tuna in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Deep-Sea Research II 113: 188-198.


Stocks AP, Pakhomov EA, Hunt BPV (2014) A simple method to assess the marine environment residence duration of juvenile sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) using laser ablation. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71: 1437-1446, 10.1139/cjfas-2014-0073

Hunt BPV, Nelson RJ, Williams WJ, Young K, Brown KA, McLauchlin FA, Carmack EC, Vagle S (2014) Zooplankton community structure and dynamics in the Arctic Canada Basin during a period of intense environmental change (2004 to 2009). Journal of Geophysical Research (Oceans) 119: 2518–2538, doi:10.1002/2013JC009156.

Brown KA, McLaughlin F, Tortell PD, Varela D, Yamamoto-Kawai M, Hunt BPV, Francois R (2014) Determination of Particulate Organic Carbon Sources to the Surface Mixed Layer of the Canada Basin, Arctic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research Special Issue (Canada’s Three Oceans Project, A Canada’s International Polar Year Initiative), 119, doi:10.1002/2013JC009197.

Tommasi DAG, Hunt BPV, Allen SE, Routledge R, Pakhomov EA (2014) Variability in the vertical distribution and advective transport of eight mesozooplankton taxa in spring in Rivers Inlet, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Plankton Research 36 (3): 743-756. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbu004

Pommerleau C, Nelson RJ, Hunt BPV, Sastri A, Williams WJ (2014) Spatial patterns in zooplankton communities and stable isotope ratios (δ13C and δ15N) in relation to oceanographic conditions in the sub-Arctic Pacific and Western Arctic regions during the summer of 2008. Journal of Plankton research, doi:10.1093/plankt/fbt129

Nelson RJ, Ashjian C, Bluhm B, Conlan J, Gradinger R, Grebmeier J, Hill V, Hopcroft R, Hunt BPV, Joo H, Kirchman D, Kosobokova K, Lee S, Li W, Lovejoy C, Poulin M, Sherr E, Young K (2014) Biodiversity and Biogeography of the Lower Trophic taxa of the Pacific Arctic Region – Sensitivities to Climate Change. In: J.M. Grebmeier and W. Maslowski (eds.), The Pacific Arctic Region: Ecosystem Status and Trends in a Rapidly Changing Environment, Springer Science & Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Flores H, Hunt BPV, Kruse S, Pakhomov EA, Siegel V, van Franeker JA, Strass V, Van de Putte AP, Meestersa EHG, Bathmann U (2014) Seasonal changes in the vertical distribution and community structure of Antarctic macrozooplankton and micronekton. Deep Sea Research I 84C, pp. 127-141, DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2013.11.001


Treasure AM, Moloney CL, Bester MN, McQuaid CD, Findlay KP, Best PB, Cowan DA, de Bruyn NPJ, Dorrington RA, Fagereng A, Froneman PW, Grantham GH, Hunt BPV, Meiklejohn KI, Pakhomov EA, Roychoudhury AR, Ryan PG, Smith VR, Chown SL, Ansorge IJ (2013) South African research in the Southern Ocean: New opportunities but serious challenges. South African Journal of Science 109 (3/4): 1-4. DOI: 10.1590/sajs.2013/a009.

Li L, Mackas D, Hunt B, Schweigert J, Pakhomov E, Perry RI, Galbraith M, Pitcher TJ (2013) Zooplankton communities in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, track large-scale climate forcing over the Pacific Ocean. Progress in Oceanography 115: 90-102

Tommasi DAG, Hunt BPV, Pakhomov EA, Mackas DL (2013) Mesozooplankton Community Seasonal Succession and Its Drivers: Insights from a British Columbia, Canada, Fjord. Journal of Marine Systems, DOI information: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2013.01.005

Tommasi DAG, Routledge R., Hunt BPV, Pakhomov EA (2013) The seasonal development of the zooplankton community in a British Columbia (Canada) fjord during two years with different spring bloom timing. Marine Biology Research 9 (2): 129-144


Darnis G, Tremblay J-E, Robert D, Pomerleau C, Link H, Archambault P, Nelson RJ, Varela DE, Geoffroy M, Sastri AR, Lovejoy C, Ferguson SH, Hunt BPV, Fortier L (2012) Current state and changing trends in Canadian Arctic marine ecosystems (2012) Climatic Change: DOI: 10.1007/s10584-012-0483-8

Atkinson A, Ward P, Hunt BPV, Pakhomov EA, Hosie GW (2012) Zooplankton in Southern Ocean food web models: a critique of available data. CCAMLR Science19: 171-218.

Dubischar CD, Pakhomov EA, von Harbou L, Hunt BPV, Bathmann UV (2011) Salps in the Lazarev Sea, Southern Ocean: II. Biochemical composition. Marine Biology, DOI 10.1007/s00227-011-1785-5


Williams R., Hunt BPV, Davenport SR, Lamb TD (2011) Population structure, feeding biology and predation impact of midwater fishes in predator feeding areas around Heard and McDonald Islands, Southern Indian Ocean. In Duhamel G, Welsford D (eds) The Kerguelen Plateau: marine ecosystem and fisheries. Paris, Société Française d’Ichtyologie.

Gurney LJ, Pakhomov EA, Hunt BPV (2011) Life-support system of the Prince Edward Archipelago: overview of local and advected resources. In Duhamel G, Welsford D (eds) The Kerguelen Plateau: marine ecosystem and fisheries. Paris, Société Française d’Ichtyologie.

Hunt BPV, Pakhomov EA, Williams R (2011) Comparative analysis of 1980’s and 2004 macrozooplankton composition and distribution in the vicinity of Kerguelen and Heard Islands: seasonal cycles and oceanographic forcing of long-term change. In Duhamel G, Welsford D (eds) The Kerguelen Plateau: marine ecosystem and fisheries. Paris, Société Française d’Ichtyologie, 79–92.

von Harbou L, Dubischar CD, Pakhomov EA, Hunt BPV, Hagen W, Bathmann UV (2011) Salps in the Lazarev Sea, Southern Ocean: I. Feeding dynamics. Marine Biology 158: 2009-2026

Hunt BPV, Pakhomov EA, Siegel V, Strass V, Cisewski B, Bathmann U (2011) The seasonal cycle of the Lazarev Sea macrozooplankton community and a potential shift to top down trophic control in winter. Deep-Sea Research II 58 (Southern Ocean GLOBEC special issue): 1662-1676

Pakhomov EA, Dubischar CD, Hunt BPV, Strass V, Cisewski B, Siegel V, von Harbou L, Gurney L, Kitchener J, Bathmann U (2011) Pelagic tunicates in the Lazarev Sea, Southern Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II 58 (Southern Ocean GLOBEC special issue): 1677-1689


Pakhomov EA, Hall J, Williams M, Hunt BPV, Stevens, C. (2010) Biology of Salpa thompsoni in waters adjacent to the Ross Sea, Southern Ocean, during austral summer 2008. Polar Biology DOI: 10.1007/s00300-010-0878-9

McLeod DJ, Hosie GW, Kitchener JA, Takahashi KT, Hunt BPV (2010) Zooplankton Atlas of the Southern Ocean: The SCAR SO-CPR Survey (1991–2008). Polar Science 4: 353-385

Hunt BPV, Strugnell J, Bednarsek N, Linse K, Nelson RJ, Pakhomov E, Seibel B, Steinke D, Warzberg L (2010) Poles Apart: The Bipolar Pteropod Species Limacina helicina Is Genetically Distinct Between the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans. PLoS One 5;


Hunt BPV, Pakhomov EA, Hosie GW, Siegel V, Ward P and Bernard K (2008) Pteropods in Southern Ocean ecosystems. Progress in Oceanography 78: 193-221

Hunt BPV and Hosie GW (2008) Southern Ocean biogeography and taxonomic resolution: What’s in the name? Marine Biology 155: 191-203

Hunt BPV, Gurney LJ and Pakhomov EA (2008) Time-series analysis of hydrological and biological variability on the Prince Edward Island (Southern Ocean) shelf. Polar Biology 31: 893-904


Hunt BPV, Pakhomov EA and Trotsenko (2007) The macrozooplankton of the Cosmonaut Sea, east Antarctica (30oE to 60oE), 1987 to 1990. Deep-Sea Research I 54: 1042-1069


Hunt BPV and Hosie GW (2006) Continuous Plankton Recorder flow rates revisited: clogging, ship speed, and flowmeter design. Journal of Plankton Research28: 847-855

Hunt BPV and Hosie GW (2006) Zooplankton community succession in the Southern Ocean south of Tasmania, Australia. Part I: The Seasonal Ice Zone. Deep-Sea Research I 53:1182-1202

Hunt BPV and Hosie GW (2006) Zooplankton community succession in the Southern Ocean south of Tasmania, Australia. Part II: The Sub-Antarctic and Polar Frontal Zones. Deep-Sea Research I 53: 1203-1223


Hunt BPV and Hosie GW (2005) Zonal Structure of Zooplankton Communities in the Southern Ocean south of Australia: results from a 2150 kilometer Continuous Plankton Recorder transect. Deep-Sea Research I (52): 1241-1271

Hunt BPV and Hosie GW (2003) The Continuous Plankton Recorder in the Southern Ocean: a comparative analysis of communities sampled by the CPR and vertical net hauls along 140oE. Journal of Plankton Research 12: 1561-1579

Hunt BPV and Pakhomov EA (2003) Mesozooplankton interactions with the shallow topography of a Southern Ocean island archipelago. Journal of Plankton Research 25: 885-904

Hunt BPV, Pakhomov EA, McQuaid CD (2002) Community structure of mesozooplankton in the Antarctic Polar frontal Zone in the vicinity of the Prince Edward Islands (Southern Ocean): small-scale distribution patterns in relation to physical parameters. Deep-Sea Research II 49: 3307-3325

Froneman PW, Pakhomov EA, Gurney LJ, Hunt BPV (2002) Predation impact of carnivorous macrozooplankton zooplankton in the vicinity of the Prince Edward Island archipelago (Southern Ocean) in austral autumn 1998. Deep-Sea Research II 49: 3243-3254

Hunt BPV, Pakhomov EA, McQuaid CD (2001) Short-term and inter-annual variation in the oceanographic environment and zooplankton community in the vicinity of a sub-Antarctic archipelago. Marine Biology 138: 369-381

Pakhomov EA, Hunt BPV, Gurney LJ (2000) The fifth cruise of the Marion Island Oceanographic Survey (MIOS-V), April to May 2000. South African Journal of Science 96: 1-3

Pakhomov EA, Ansorge IJ, McQuaid CD, Kohrs S, Waldron H, Hunt B, Gurney L, Kaehler S, Lawrie S, Held C, Machu E (1999) The fourth cruise of the Marion Island Oceanographic Survey (MIOS 4), April to May 1999. South African Journal of Science 95: 420-422.