Publications

Chavarry, J. M., Law, K. L., Barton, A. D., Bowlin, N. M., Ohman, M. D., & Choy, C. A. (2022). Relative exposure to microplastics and prey for a pelagic forage fish. Environmental Research Letters, 17(6). https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac7060
Hetherington, E. D., Choy, C. A., Thuesen, E. V., & Haddock, S. H. D. (2022). Three distinct views of deep pelagic community composition based on complementary sampling approaches. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9, 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2022.864004
Hetherington, E. D., Damian-Serrano, A., Haddock, S. H. D., Dunn, C. W., & Choy, C. A. (2022). Integrating siphonophores into marine food-web ecology. Limnology and Oceanography Letters, 15. https://doi.org/10.1002/lol2.10235
Hamilton, B. M., Rochman, C. M., Hoellein, T. J., Robison, B. H., Van Houtan, K. S., & Choy, C. A. (2021). Prevalence of microplastics and anthropogenic debris within a deep-sea food web. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 675, 23–33. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps13846
Drazen, J. C., Smith, C. R., Gjerde, K. M., Haddock, S. H. D., Carter, G. S., Choy, C. A., Clark, M. R., Dutrieux, P., Goetze, E., Hauton, C., Hatta, M., Koslow, J. A., Leitner, A. B., Pacini, A., Perelman, J. N., Peacock, T., Sutton, T. T., Watling, L., & Yamamoto, H. (2020). Opinion: Midwater ecosystems must be considered when evaluating environmental risks of deep-sea mining. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(30), 17455. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2011914117
Logan, J. M., Pethybridge, H., Lorrain, A., Somes, C. J., Allain, V., Bodin, N., Choy, C. A., Duffy, L., Goni, N., Graham, B., Langlais, C., Menard, F., Olson, R., & Young, J. (2020). Global patterns and inferences of tuna movements and trophodynamics from stable isotope analysis. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2020.104775
Lorrain, A., Pethybridge, H., Cassar, N., Receveur, A., Allain, V., Bodin, N., Bopp, L., Choy, C. A., Duffy, L., Fry, B., Goni, N., Graham, B. S., Hobday, A. J., Logan, J. M., Menard, F., Menkes, C. E., Olson, R. J., Pagendam, D. E., Point, D., … Young, J. W. (2020). Trends in tuna carbon isotopes suggest global changes in pelagic phytoplankton communities. Global Change Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14858
Romero-Romero, S., Choy, C. A., Hannides, C. C. S., Popp, B. N., & Drazen, J. C. (2019). Differences in the trophic ecology of micronekton driven by diel vertical migration. Limnology and Oceanography, 64(4), 1473–1483. https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.11128
Choy, C. A., Robison, B. H., Gagne, T. O., Erwin, B., Firl, E., Halden, R. U., Hamilton, J. A., Katija, K., Lisin, S. E., Rolsky, C., & Van Houtan, K. S. (2019). The vertical distribution and biological transport of marine microplastics across the epipelagic and mesopelagic water column. Scientific Reports, 9. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-44117-2
Pethybridge, H., Choy, C. A., Logan, J. M., Allain, V., Lorrain, A., Bodin, N., Somes, C. J., Young, J., Menard, F., Langlais, C., Duffy, L., Hobday, A. J., Kuhnert, P., Fry, B., Menkes, C., & Olson, R. J. (2018). A global meta-analysis of marine predator nitrogen stable isotopes: Relationships between trophic structure and environmental conditions. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27(9), 1043–1055. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12763
Pethybridge, H. R., Choy, C. A., Polovina, J. J., & Fulton, E. A. (2018). Improving marine ecosystem models with biochemical tracers. Annual Review of Marine Science, 10(1), 199–228. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-marine-121916-063256
Sackett, D. K., Drazen, J. C., Popp, B. N., Choy, C. A., Blum, J. D., & Johnson, M. W. (2017). Carbon, nitrogen, and mercury isotope evidence for the biogeochemical history of mercury in Hawaiian marine bottomfish. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(23), 13976–13984. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b04893
Gloeckler, K., Choy, C. A., Hannides, C. C. S., Close, H. G., Goetze, E., Popp, B. N., & Drazen, J. C. (2017). Stable isotope analysis of micronekton around Hawaii reveals suspended particles are an important nutritional source in the lower mesopelagic and upper bathypelagic zones. Limnology and Oceanography, 63(3), 1168–1180. https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.10762
Haddock, S. H. D., Christianson, L. M., Francis, W. R., Martini, S., Dunn, C. W., Pugh, P. R., Mills, C. E., Osborn, K. J., Seibel, B. A., Choy, C. A., Schnitzler, C. E., Matsumoto, G. I., Messie, M., Schultz, D. T., Winnikoff, J. R., Powers, M. L., Gasca, R., Browne, W. E., Johnsen, S., … Thuesen, E. V. (2017). Insights into the biodiversity, behavior, and bioluminescence of deep-sea organisms using molecular and maritime technology. Oceanography, 30(4), 38–47. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2017.422
Portner, E. J., Polovina, J. J., & Choy, C. A. (2017). Patterns in micronekton diversity across the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre observed from the diet of longnose lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox). Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 125, 40–51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2017.04.013
Duffy, L. M., Kuhnert, P. M., Pethybridge, H. R., Young, J. W., Olson, R. J., Logan, J. M., Goñi, N., Romanov, E., Allain, V., Staudinger, M. D., Abecassis, M., Choy, C. A., Hobday, A. J., Simier, M., Galván-Magaña, F., Potier, M., & Ménard, F. (2017). Global trophic ecology of yellowfin, bigeye, and albacore tunas: Understanding predation on micronekton communities at ocean-basin scales. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 140, 55–73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2017.03.003
Katija, K., Choy, C. A., Sherlock, R. E., Sherman, A. D., & Robison, B. H. (2017). From the surface to the seafloor: How giant larvaceans transport microplastics into the deep sea. Science Advances, 3(8), e1700715. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1700715
C. Anela Choy, Steven H. D. Haddock, & Bruce H. Robison. (2017). Deep pelagic food web structure as revealed by in situ feeding observations. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1868), 20172116. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2116
Bruno, B. C., Wren, J. L. K., Noa, K., Wood-Charlson, E. M., Ayau, J., Soon, S. L., Needham, H., & Choy, C. A. (2016). Summer bridge program establishes nascent pipeline to expand and diversify Hawai’i’s undergraduate geoscience enrollment. Oceanography, 29(2), 286–292. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2016.33
Choy, C. A., Wabnitz, C. C. C., Weijerman, M., Woodworth-Jefcoats, P. A., & Polovina, J. J. (2016). Finding the way to the top: how the composition of oceanic mid-trophic micronekton groups determines apex predator biomass in the central North Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 549, 9–25. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11680
Madigan, D. J., Chiang, W. C., Wallsgrove, N. J., Popp, B. N., Kitagawa, T., Choy, C. A., Tallmon, J., Ahmed, N., Fisher, N. S., & Sun, C. (2016). Intrinsic tracers reveal recent foraging ecology of giant Pacific bluefin tuna at their primary spawning grounds. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 553, 253–266. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11782
Sackett, D. K., Drazen, J. C., Choy, C. A., Popp, B., & Pitz, G. L. (2015). Mercury sources and trophic ecology for Hawaiian bottomfish. Environmental Science & Technology, 49(11), 6909–6918. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b01009
Young, J. W., Olson, R. J., Ménard, F., Kuhnert, P. M., Duffy, L. M., Allain, V., Logan, J. M., Lorrain, A., Somes, C. J., Graham, B., Goñi, N., Pethybridge, H., Simier, M., Potier, M., Romanov, E., Pagendam, D., Hannides, C., & Choy, C. A. (2015). Setting the stage for a global-scale trophic analysis of marine top predators: a multi-workshop review. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 25(1), 261–272. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11160-014-9368-4
Young, J. W., Hunt, B. P. V., Cook, T. R., Llopiz, J. K., Hazen, E. L., Pethybridge, H. R., Ceccarelli, D., Lorrain, A., Olson, R. J., Allain, V., Menkes, C., Patterson, T., Nicol, S., Lehodey, P., Kloser, R. J., Arrizabalaga, H., & Anela Choy, C. (2015). The trophodynamics of marine top predators: Current knowledge, recent advances and challenges. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 113, 170–187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.05.015
Bradley, C. J., Wallsgrove, N. J., Choy, C. A., Drazen, J. C., Hetherington, E. D., Hoen, D. K., & Popp, B. N. (2015). Trophic position estimates of marine teleosts using amino acid compound specific isotopic analysis. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 13(9), 476–493. https://doi.org/10.1002/lom3.10041
Choy, C. A., Popp, B. N., Hannides, C. C. S., & Drazen, J. C. (2015). Trophic structure and food resources of epipelagic and mesopelagic fishes in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre ecosystem inferred from nitrogen isotopic compositions. Limnology and Oceanography, 60(4), 1156–1171. https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.10085
Arthur, K. E., Kelez, S., Larsen, T., Choy, C. A., & Popp, B. N. (2014). Tracing the biosynthetic source of essential amino acids in marine turtles using δ13C fingerprints. Ecology, 95(5), 1285–1293. https://doi.org/10.1890/13-0263.1
Blum, J. D., Popp, B. N., Drazen, J. C., Anela Choy, C., & Johnson, M. W. (2013). Methylmercury production below the mixed layer in the North Pacific Ocean. Nature Geoscience, 6(10), 879–884. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1918
Choy, C. A., & Drazen, J. C. (2013). Plastic for dinner? Observations of frequent debris ingestion by pelagic predatory fishes from the central North Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 485, 155–163. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps10342
Choy, C. A., Portner, E., Iwane, M., & Drazen, J. C. (2013). Diets of five important predatory mesopelagic fishes of the central North Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 492, 169–184. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps10518
Hannides, C. C. S., Popp, B. N., Choy, C. A., & Drazen, J. C. (2013). Midwater zooplankton and suspended particle dynamics in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre: A stable isotope perspective. Limnology and Oceanography, 58(6), 1931–1946. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2013.58.6.1931
Choy, C. A., Davison, P. C., Drazen, J. C., Flynn, A., Gier, E. J., Hoffman, J. C., McClain-Counts, J. P., Miller, T. W., Popp, B. N., Ross, S. W., & Sutton, T. T. (2012). Global Trophic Position Comparison of Two Dominant Mesopelagic Fish Families (Myctophidae, Stomiidae) Using Amino Acid Nitrogen Isotopic Analyses. PLOS ONE, 7(11). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0050133
Choy, C. A., Popp, B. N., Kaneko, J. J., & Drazen, J. C. (2009). The influence of depth on mercury levels in pelagic fishes and their prey. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(33), 13865. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0900711106
Drazen, J. C., Popp, B. N., Choy, C. A., Clemente, T., De Forest, L., & Smith, K. L. (2008). Bypassing the abyssal benthic food web: Macrourid diet in the eastern North Pacific inferred from stomach content and stable isotopes analyses. Limnology and Oceanography, 53(6), 2644–2654. https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2008.53.6.2644