CV (Updated July 2020)

Publications (refereed)

*graduate student authors, ** undergraduate student authors, ^Book chapter

Asorey, C., Sellanes, J., Easton, E. E., Bieler, R., Mecho, A. 2020. Architectonica karsteni Rutsch, 1934 (Gastropoda: Architectonicidae) in seamounts of the Nazca-Desventuradas Marine Park:  First evidence of an extant population in Chilean waters since the Miocene. Nautilus. 134(2):1-10.

Shepherd, B., Pinheiro, H., Phelps, T., Easton, E. E., Pérez-Matus, A., Rocha, L. 2020. A New Species of Chromis (Teleostei: Pomacentridae) from mesophotic coral ecosystems of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) and Salas y Gómez, Chile. Copeia. 108 (2), 326-332 .

Easton, E.E., Hicks, D. Complete mitogenome of Carijoa riisei (Octocorallia: Alcyonacaea:  Stolonifera:  Clavulariidae). Mitochondrial DNA Part. B. 5, 1826–1827.

Morelos*, N., Easton, E.E., Friedlander, A. M., Harvey, E. S., Garcia, R., Gaymer, C.F. 2019. Spatial and seasonal differences in the top predators of Easter Island: essential data for implementing the new Rapa Nui multiple-uses marine protected area. Aquatic Conservation:  Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 29 (S2), 118–129.

Mecho, A., Sellanes, J., Easton, E.E., Gorny, M., Mah, C. 2019. Unexplored diversity of the mesophotic echinoderm fauna of the Easter Island ecoregion. Marine Biology, 166, 91.

Easton, E.E., Hicks, D. 2019. Complete mitochondrial genome of Callogorgia cf. gracilis (Octocorallia: Calcaxonia: Primnoidae). Mitochondrial DNA Part. B. 4, 361–362.

Hoeksema, B.M., Sellanes, J., Easton, E.E. 2019. A high-latitude, mesophotic Cycloseris field at 85 m depth off Rapa Nui (Easter Island). Bulletin of Marine Science. 95(1), 101–102.

^Easton, E. E., Gorny, M., Mecho, A., Sellanes, J., Gaymer, C. F., Spalding, H. L., Aburto, J. 2019. Chile and the Salas y Gómez Ridge. In: Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems, Coral Reefs of the World, vol 12, pp. 477-490. Loya, Y., Puglise, K. Bridge, T. (eds.) Springer, Cham.

Rodriguez*, R., Easton, E. E., Shirley, T. C., Tunnell, J. W. Jr., Hicks, D. 2018. Preliminary multivariate comparison of coral assemblages on carbonate banks in the western Gulf of Mexico. Gulf and Caribbean Research. 29(1), 23–33.

Gorny, M., Easton, E. E., Sellanes, J. 2018. First record of black corals (Antipatharia) in shallow coastal waters of northern Chile by means of underwater video. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research. 46, 457–460.

Easton, E. E., Gaymer, C. F., Friedlander, A.M., Herlan, J. J. 2018. Effects of herbivore abundance, wave exposure, and depth on benthic coral communities of the Easter Island Ecoregion. Marine and Freshwater Research. 69(6), 997–1006.

Rohal, M., Thistle, D. Easton E. E. 2018. Extraction of metazoan meiofauna from muddy deep-sea samples: operator and taxon effects on efficiency. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 502, 105–110.

Easton, E E., Sellanes, J. 2018. First record of the yellowfin soldierfish, Myripristis chryseres Jordan and Evermann 1903 (Beryciformes: Holocentridae), in the Easter Island Ecoregion. Pacific Science 72, 143–148.

Easton, E. E., Gaymer, C. F., Sellanes, J., Morales*, N., Berkenpas, E., Gorny, M. 2016. Diversity of deep-sea fishes of the Easter Island Ecoregion. Deep-sea Research Part II 137, 78–88.

Easton, E. E., Thistle, D. 2016. Do some deep-sea, sediment-dwelling species of harpacticoid copepods have 1,000-km-scale range sizes? Molecular Ecology 25, 4301-4318.

Easton, E. E., Darrow**, E. M., Spears T., Thistle D. 2014. The mitochondrial genomes of Amphiascoides atopus and Schizopera knabeni (Harpacticoida:  Miraciidae) reveal similarities between the copepod orders Harpacticoida and Poecilostomatoida. Gene 538, 123–137.

Easton, E. E., Thistle, D. 2014. An effective procedure for DNA isolation and voucher recovery from millimeter-scale copepods and new primers for the 18S rRNA and cytb genes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 465, 135–143.

Rohal, M., Thistle, D., Easton, E. E. 2014. Meiofaunal abundances on the continental rise off the coast of California. Deep-sea Research Part I 93, 131–144.

Easton, E. E., D. Thistle, and T. Spears. 2010. Species boundaries in Zausodes-complex species (Copepoda:  Harpacticoida:  Harpacticidae) from the north-eastern Gulf of Mexico. Invertebrate Systematics 24, 258–270.

Publications (non-refereed)

Easton, E. E., Sellanes, J. 2016. Hidden Diversity of the Fishes of Rapa Nui (La Diversidad Oculta de Peces en Rapa Nui). In: Exploring the Secrets of the Sea of Rapa Nui (Explorando los Secretos del Mar de Rapa Nui). Thiel, M., Narváez, S., Thieme, H. A. Impresores S.A., Chile: 44–48.

Easton, E. E., Sellanes, J. 2015. Hidden diversity of fishes of Rapa Nui (Diversidad oculta de peces en Rapa Nui).  Moe Varua, Rap Nuí. Quad Graphics Chile S.A., Chile. October 2015, 8 (92): 1–4.

Easton, E. E. 2014. Deep-sea faunal investigations from macrofaunal abundance to Harpacticoid (Crustacea: Copepoda) species’ ranges, including molecular analyses of harpacticoids. Doctoral dissertation, Florida State University.

Easton, E. E. 2009. On species’ boundaries in Zausodes-complex species. Masters thesis, Florida State University.

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