Robert C Vrijenhoek

Summary

Affiliation: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The spatial scale of genetic subdivision in populations of Ifremeria nautilei, a hydrothermal-vent gastropod from the southwest Pacific
    Andrew D Thaler
    Marine Laboratory, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 11:372. 2011
  2. pmc Genetic diversity and demographic instability in Riftia pachyptila tubeworms from eastern Pacific hydrothermal vents
    D Katharine Coykendall
    USGS Leetown Science Center, Aquatic Ecology Branch, Kearneysville, WV, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 11:96. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Genetic diversity and connectivity of deep-sea hydrothermal vent metapopulations
    Robert C Vrijenhoek
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:4391-411. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Bone-eating Osedax females and their 'harems' of dwarf males are recruited from a common larval pool
    R C Vrijenhoek
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:4535-44. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Subtype variation among bacterial endosymbionts of tubeworms (Annelida: Siboglinidae) from the Gulf of California
    Robert C Vrijenhoek
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Biol Bull 212:180-4. 2007
  6. pmc A remarkable diversity of bone-eating worms (Osedax; Siboglinidae; Annelida)
    Robert C Vrijenhoek
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA, USA
    BMC Biol 7:74. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary innovation: a bone-eating marine symbiosis
    Shana K Goffredi
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Environ Microbiol 7:1369-78. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Epibiotic bacteria associated with the recently discovered Yeti crab, Kiwa hirsuta
    Shana K Goffredi
    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Environ Microbiol 10:2623-34. 2008
  9. pmc Temporal variation and lack of host specificity among bacterial endosymbionts of Osedax bone worms (Polychaeta: Siboglinidae)
    Rahel M Salathé
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 12:189. 2012
  10. pmc Marine worms (genus Osedax) colonize cow bones
    William J Jones
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 93940, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:387-91. 2008

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Publications23

  1. pmc The spatial scale of genetic subdivision in populations of Ifremeria nautilei, a hydrothermal-vent gastropod from the southwest Pacific
    Andrew D Thaler
    Marine Laboratory, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 11:372. 2011
    ..This study addresses the scale at which genetic differentiation occurs among populations of a western Pacific vent-restricted gastropod, Ifremeria nautilei...
  2. pmc Genetic diversity and demographic instability in Riftia pachyptila tubeworms from eastern Pacific hydrothermal vents
    D Katharine Coykendall
    USGS Leetown Science Center, Aquatic Ecology Branch, Kearneysville, WV, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 11:96. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Genetic diversity and connectivity of deep-sea hydrothermal vent metapopulations
    Robert C Vrijenhoek
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:4391-411. 2010
    ..Understanding the diversity and connectivity of vent metapopulations provides essential information for designing deep-sea preserves in regions that are under consideration for submarine mining of precious metals...
  4. doi request reprint Bone-eating Osedax females and their 'harems' of dwarf males are recruited from a common larval pool
    R C Vrijenhoek
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:4535-44. 2008
    ..Mitochondrial sequence diversity was very high in these worms, suggesting that as many as 10(6) females contributed to a common larval pool from which the two sexes were randomly drawn...
  5. ncbi request reprint Subtype variation among bacterial endosymbionts of tubeworms (Annelida: Siboglinidae) from the Gulf of California
    Robert C Vrijenhoek
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Biol Bull 212:180-4. 2007
  6. pmc A remarkable diversity of bone-eating worms (Osedax; Siboglinidae; Annelida)
    Robert C Vrijenhoek
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA, USA
    BMC Biol 7:74. 2009
    ..To assess their phylogenetic relationships and possible status as new undescribed species, we examined DNA sequences from two mitochondrial (COI and 16S rRNA) and three nuclear genes (H3, 18S and 28S rRNA)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary innovation: a bone-eating marine symbiosis
    Shana K Goffredi
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    Environ Microbiol 7:1369-78. 2005
    ..Stable isotopes and fatty acid analyses suggest that these unusual endosymbionts are likely responsible for the nutrition of this locally abundant and reproductively prolific deep-sea worm...
  8. doi request reprint Epibiotic bacteria associated with the recently discovered Yeti crab, Kiwa hirsuta
    Shana K Goffredi
    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Environ Microbiol 10:2623-34. 2008
    ..Consequently, the potential for carbon fixation and cycling of reduced and oxidized sulfur appear to exist in the dense microflora that grows on the crab's setae...
  9. pmc Temporal variation and lack of host specificity among bacterial endosymbionts of Osedax bone worms (Polychaeta: Siboglinidae)
    Rahel M Salathé
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95039, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 12:189. 2012
    ..The host species were identified by their unique mitochondrial COI haplotypes. The endosymbionts were identified by ribotyping with PCR primers specifically designed to target Oceanospirillales...
  10. pmc Marine worms (genus Osedax) colonize cow bones
    William J Jones
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 93940, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:387-91. 2008
    ..The ability of Osedax species to colonize, grow and reproduce on cow bones challenges previous notions that these worms are 'whale-fall specialists.'..
  11. pmc Coupling of bacterial endosymbiont and host mitochondrial genomes in the hydrothermal vent clam Calyptogena magnifica
    Luis A Hurtado
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:2058-64. 2003
    ..The tight association between vesicomyid clams and their vertically transmitted bacterial endosymbionts is phylogenetically very young (<50 million years) and may serve as a model for the origin and evolution of eukaryotic organelles...
  12. ncbi request reprint Migration, isolation, and speciation of hydrothermal vent limpets (Gastropoda; Lepetodrilidae) across the Blanco Transform Fault
    Shannon B Johnson
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, California, USA
    Biol Bull 210:140-57. 2006
    ....
  13. doi request reprint When gaps really are gaps: statistical phylogeography of hydrothermal vent invertebrates
    Asta Audzijonyte
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Evolution 64:2369-84. 2010
    ..The simulation approaches presented here might be useful for testing the significance of inferred phylogeographic gaps in other species...
  14. pmc Genomic versatility and functional variation between two dominant heterotrophic symbionts of deep-sea Osedax worms
    Shana K Goffredi
    Department of Biology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    ISME J 8:908-24. 2014
    ....
  15. pmc A hybrid zone between Bathymodiolus mussel lineages from eastern Pacific hydrothermal vents
    Shannon B Johnson
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA 95039 9644, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 13:21. 2013
    ..Two lineages of Bathymodiolus mussels segregate on either side of the Easter Microplate, a boundary that separates the East Pacific Rise from spreading centers connected to the Pacific-Antarctic Ridge...
  16. pmc Environmental acquisition of thiotrophic endosymbionts by deep-sea mussels of the genus bathymodiolus
    Yong Jin Won
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California 95039 0628, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6785-92. 2003
    ..Taken together, these findings are consistent with an environmental source of thiotrophic symbionts in Bathymodiolus mussels, although an environmentally "leaky" system of vertical transmission could not be excluded...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ancient versus reticulate origin of a hemiclonal lineage
    Mariana Mateos
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Evolution 56:985-92. 2002
    ..monacha and therefore support the hypothesis of a recent origin. Additionally, our findings suggest that this unisexual fish may serve as a vehicle for introgression between two allopatric sexual species...
  18. pmc Novel forms of structural integration between microbes and a hydrothermal vent gastropod from the Indian Ocean
    Shana K Goffredi
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:3082-90. 2004
    ..This novel metazoan-microbial collaboration illustrates the great potential of organismal adaptation in chemically and physically challenging deep-sea environments...
  19. ncbi request reprint Molecular detection of marine invertebrate larvae
    Shana K Goffredi
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Rd, Moss Landing, CA, 95039, USA
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 8:149-60. 2006
    ..The adaptability of this technology promises to be further applicable to various organisms and could be used to enhance our understanding of larval presence in the world's oceans...
  20. ncbi request reprint Historical biogeography of the livebearing fish genus Poeciliopsis (Poeciliidae: Cyprinodontiformes)
    Mariana Mateos
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Evolution 56:972-84. 2002
    ..The geological history of this tectonically and volcanically active region is discussed and systematic implications for the genus are outlined...
  21. doi request reprint A robotic molecular method for in situ detection of marine invertebrate larvae
    William J Jones
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, California 95039 USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 8:540-50. 2008
    ..We demonstrate that the SHA-detection method and ESP robot can be used for near real-time, in situ detection of larval species in the marine environment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Polyploid hybrids: multiple origins of a treefrog species
    Robert C Vrijenhoek
    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California 95039, USA
    Curr Biol 16:R245-7. 2006
    ..Its complex reticulate history provides insights into the roles that polyploidy and hybridization can play in the origin of species...
  23. pmc Genetic diversity and potential function of microbial symbionts associated with newly discovered species of Osedax polychaete worms
    Shana K Goffredi
    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:2314-23. 2007
    ..Members of this unusual genus of bone-eating worms may form variable associations with symbiotic bacteria that allow for the observed differences in colonization and success in whale fall environments throughout the world's oceans...