Deep-Sea Biology

The ecology, zoogeography, taxonomy, and evolution of deep-sea organisms, with emphasis on the benthos.


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Centers, Labs, and Projects

Benthic Invertebrate Collection
Supports scientific research by providing specimens for study on the taxonomy, evolution, and ecology of benthic invertebrates.
Levin Lab
Bartlett Lab
We examine the diversity and activity of microbial life in the deep sea , including within the deepest ocean trenches.

Recent Publications

Luo, Min; Gieskes, Joris; Chen, Linying; Scholten, Jan; Pan, Binbin; Lin, Gang; Chen, Duofu
Levin, L. A.; Bett, B. J.; Gates, A. R.; Heimbach, P.; Howe, B. M.; Janssen, F.; McCurdy, A.; Ruhl, H. A.; Snelgrove, P.; Stocks, K. I.; Bailey, D.; Baumann-Pickering, S.; Beaverson, C.; Benfield, M. C.; Booth, D. J.; Carreiro-Silva, M.; Colaco, A.; Eble, M. C.; Fowler, A. M.; Gjerde, K. M.; Jones, D. O. B.; Katsumata, K.; Kelley, D.; Le Bris, N.; Leonardi, A. P.; Lejzerowicz, F.; Macreadie, P. I.; McLean, D.; Meitz, F.; Morato, T.; Netburn, A.; Pawlowski, J.; Smith, C. R.; Sun, S.; Uchida, H.; Vardaro, M. F.; Venkatesan, R.; Weller, R. A.
Tuttle, R. N.; Demko, A. M.; Patin, N. V.; Kapono, C. A.; Donia, M. S.; Dorrestein, P.; Jensen, P. R.