Biodiversity, Ecology, and the Biological Carbon Pump in the Ocean Twilight Zone

Poster Session Titles

*Titles are listed below with the presenter in (), please see the poster for full list of authors.* 

Session 1

A deep dive into the genomic diversity of epi-, meso-, and bathypelagic Archaea and Bacteria (Felipe Hernandes Coutinho)

A Novel, Individual-Based Ecosystem Model for Fine-Scale Foodweb Dynamics (Matthew Woodstock)

Acoustically detected shifts in mesopelagic fish distribution during marine heatwave (Ilysa Iglesias)

Developing a Food Web model for the Mesopelagic Zone Using Stable Isotope Analysis of Amino Acids and Bayesian Statistics (Connor Shea)

Diel vertical migration, seasonality, and a long-term increase in Twilight Zone fish larvae in the subtropical North Atlantic (Tor Mowatt-Larssen)

Dinner in the deep? Trophic interactions in the mesopelagic layer of the South Atlantic (Gabriele Stowasser)

Do Ocean Citizens support commercial fishing in the Ocean Twilight Zone? (Michael Weir)

Estimating the magnitude of the lipid pump in the Southern Ocean (Jennifer Freer)

Exploring the Water Column with NOAA Ocean Exploration (Ashley Marranzino)

Harnessing a mesopelagic predator as a biological sampler reveals taxonomic and vertical resource partitioning among three poorly known deep-sea fishes (Elan Portner)

Impacts of the mesopelagic ecosystem on biogeochemistry in an earth system model (Julia Getzlaff)

In situ plankton imagery for forward scattering predictions (Ben Grassian)

In situ Quantification of Mesopelagic Organisms via Stereovision (Nis Hansen)

Jellyfish species from the coastal region of Kribi-Cameroon: what could be the contribution of the Ocean Twilight Zone? Gisèle Flodore Ghepdeu Youbouni-Kadjop)

Mesopelagic Food Webs Across Time and Space (Kayla Gardner)

Metabarcoding reveals changing diversity patterns with depth during a salp bloom (Nina Yang)

Micronekton diel vertical migrations and transport of carbon - in situ, modeling and lab approaches (Hélène Thibault)

New insights into the potential of subsurface phytoplankton production using BGC-Argo floats (Marin Cornec)

Observing the deep scattering layer with a moored upward-looking broadband split-beam echosounder (Zhaozhong Zhuang)

Particle export in the coastal and open ocean near Namibia (Jana Blanke)

Quantifying the vertical distributions of deep-living fishes (and their variability) in the Gulf of Mexico from 2011 to 2021 (Rosanna Milligan)

Research on mesopelagic fish in New Zealand waters; Where to next? (Pablo Escobar-Flores)

Salps in the Mesopelagic Food Web: Integrative Analysis of Salpa aspera by Metabarcoding Gut contents, Stable Isotopes and Imagery (Paola Batta-Lona)

Southern Ocean Salp Migration Patterns Vary by Life Cycle Stage and Body Size (Alexis Anne Bahl)

Stable isotope analysis reveals that small particles not captured in sediment traps are nutritionally important to mesopelagic and abyssal animals (Jeff Drazen and Liz Miller)

Simultaneous sampling of a mesopelagic food web from bottom to top (Ciara Willis)

The role of science in the governance of the mesopelagic zone (Amanda Schadeberg)

Unveiling distribution patterns of Maurolicus muelleri in the Northeast Atlantic using geostatistical approaches (Thibault Cariou)

Variability in zooplankton diel vertical migration influences magnitude of active carbon flux in the scotia Sea, Southern Ocean (Cecilia Liszka)

Session 2

A preliminary look at the contribution of micronekton to active carbon flux through DVM patterns in an eastern CCZ mining site, a region with a pronounced oxygen minimum zone (Victoria Assad)

Active flux and remineralization by migrant and non-migrant meso- and bathypelagic fishes (Airam Nauzet Sarmiento Lezcano)

Assessing marine biogenic matter Production, Export and Remineralisation : from the surface to the dark Ocean : The APERO cruise in the NE Atlantic Ocean (June, 3 - July, 15 2023) (Laurent Memery)

Assessing the contribution of attached heterotrophic microbes to the particulate organic carbon flux attenuation in the Sub Antarctic Zone in the Souther Ocean (Louis Petiteau)

Biogeochemical Composition of Suspended and Sinking Marine Snow in the Northwest Atlantic (Carolina Cisternas-Novoa)

Carbon Export: Insights from Sediment Trap Observation in the North Atlantic Slope (Wokil Bam)

Combining Human and Artificial Intelligence to Resolve the Biological Carbon Pump (Klas Ove Möller)

Comparing mesopelagic zooplankton community structure and diel vertical migration in the subarctic Northeast Pacific and Atlantic Oceans (Deborah Steinberg)

Comparison of five injection pumps with the gravitational pump during the SOLACE voyage S of Australia (Phillip Boyd)

Developing mechanistic models to describe carbon cycling and export by zooplankton and bacteria in the ocean (Daniel Mayor)

Diapause Deliberations: Designing an optimal Zooplankton seasonal vertical migration strategy (Aaron Wienkers

Diet diversity of mesopelagic fishes: What can DNA metabarcoding tell us? (Ann Bucklin)

Eddy Edge Effects on carbon export and phytoplankton community in a tropical ecosystem: The Red Sea (Malika Kheireddine)

Estimates of time-varying particle cycling rates during a North Atlantic bloom from the inversion of in situ observations (Daniel Clements)

Exploring variability in the migrant pump: A mechanistic model approach to identify drivers (Mathieu Poupon)

Flow-through rolling tanks: a new tool to study marine snow fragmentation (Maeva Gesson)

High uncertainty in estimates of fish-mediated carbon transport into the ocean’s twilight zone (Helena McMonagle)

In situ imaging sheds light on particle sinking velocities in the North Atlantic (Manon Laget)

Interactions between Physical Particle Injection Pumps in the Southern Ocean as part of the SOLACE Program (Lily Dove)

Keeping PACE with the NASA Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem mission (Ivona Cetinic)

Linking individual particle properties and remineralization rates with large-scale carbon fluxes (Clarissa Karthauser)

Mapping the transport and transformation of surface phytoplankton carbon export into the deep ocean with DNA sequencing (Sasha Kramer)

Mesopelagic-migrant pump contribution to Southern Ocean downward carbon export (SOLACE) (Katy Baker)

Microbially enriched intrusions from the deep chlorophyll maximum transport carbon to the mesopelagic ocean (Mara Freilich)

Observations of microbial community respiration in the Balearic Sea (Katy Abbot)

Organic Carbon Fluxes in the Southern Gulf of Mexico: Insights from Sediment Traps Analysis (Yéssica V. Contreras Pacheco)

Particle export fluxes in the Southern Ocean: Importance of non-heterotrophic processes in POC flux attenuation (Frédéric Le Moigne)

Quantifying carbon export in the Northwest Atlantic via radioisotope analysis (Samantha Clevenger)

Reassessing the role of diatoms in carbon transfer through the Southern Ocean Twilight Zone (Jack Williams)

Seasonal dissolved organic matter export and associated microbial response in the northwestern Sargasso Sea (Shuting Liu)

Subtropical gyre nutrient cycling in the upper ocean: Insights from a nutrient-ratio budget method (Yang Xiang)

Temperature-driven Decreases in Phytoplankton Production and Carbon Export in the Arabian Sea (Nicholas Bock)

The open uncertainty window in biological carbon pump responses to fossil carbon emissions (Karin Kvale)

The Rising Tide (Adamu Salisu)

The Role of Ballasting, Seawater Viscosity and Oxygen for Carbon Export and Transfer Efficiencies in the Global Ocean (Onur Karakus)

Towards Identifying Knowledge Gaps in the Mesopelagic Biological Carbon Pump (Kea Witting)

Visualizing the Biological Pump: carbon export and attenuation in the Ocean Twilight Zone by using underwater vision profilers (Elena Ceballos)