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Zeman SM, Brodeur RD, Daly EA, Sutherland KR (In Review) Prey selection patterns of Chrysaora fuscescens in the northern California Current.

Sutherland KR, Gemmell BJ, Colin SP, Costello JH (In Review) Prey capture by the cosmopolitan hydromedusa, Obelia sp., in the viscous regime.

Costello JH, Colin SP, Gemmell BJ, Dabiri JO, Sutherland KR (2015) Multi-jet propulsion organized by clonal development in a colonial siphonophore. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms9158 PDF

Conley KR, Sutherland KR (2015) Commercial fishers’ perceptions of jellyfish interference in the Northern California Current. ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi:10.1093 PDF

Colin SP, MacPherson R, Gemmell B, Costello JH, Sutherland KR, Jaspers C (2015) Elevating the impact: Sensory-scanning foraging strategy by the lobate ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi. Limnology and Oceanography. 60: 100-109. PDF

Graham WM, Gelcich S, Robinson KL, Duarte C, Brodeur R, Madin L, Mianzan H, Sutherland KR, Uye S, Pitt K, Lucas C, Bøgeberg M, Brotz L, Condon RH (2014) Linking human well-being and jellyfish: ecosystem services, impacts and societal responses. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 12: 515–523. PDF

Sutherland KR, Costello JH, Colin SP, Dabiri JO (2014) Ambient fluid motions influence swimming and feeding by the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi. Journal of Plankton Research. 36(5): 1310 – 1322. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbu051. PDF

Pitt KA, Duarte CM, Lucas CH, Sutherland KR, Condon RH, Mianzan H,  Purcell JE, Robinson KL, Uye S (2013) Jellyfish body plans provide allometric advantages beyond low carbon content. PLOS ONE. 8: 1-3. e72683.  PDF

Condon RH., Duarte CM., Pitt KA, Robinson KL, Lucas CH, Sutherland KR, Mianzan H, Bogeberg M, Purcell JE, Decker MB, Uye S, Madin LM, Brodeur RD, Haddock SHD, Malej A,  Parry GD, Eriksen E, Quiñones J, Acha M, Harvey M, Arthur JM, Graham WM (2012) Recurrent jellyfish blooms are a consequence of global oscillations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110: 1000- 1005. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1210920110. PDF

Prairie JC, Sutherland KR, Nickols KJ, Kaltenberg AM (2012) Biophysical interactions in the plankton: A cross-scale review. Limnology & Oceanography: Fluids & Environments 2: 121-145. PDF

Duarte CM, Pitt CA, Lucas CH, Purcell JE, Uye S, Robinson KL, Brotz, L, Decker MB, Sutherland KR, Malej A, Madin LM, Mianzan H, Gili, J-M, Fuentes V, Atienza D, Pages F, Breitburg D, Malek J, Graham M,  and Condon R (2012) Is global ocean sprawl a cause of jellyfish blooms? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11: 91- 97. PDF

Condon RH, Graham WM, Duarte CM, Pitt KA, Lucas CH, Haddock SHD, Sutherland KR, Robinson KL, Dawson MN, Decker MB, Mills CE, Purcell JE, Malej A, Mianzan H, Uye S, Gelcich S, Madin LM (2012) Questioning the rise of gelatinous zooplankton in the world’s oceans. BioScience.62:160-169. PDF

Sutherland KR, Dabiri JO, Koehl MAR (2011) Simultaneous field measurements of ostracod swimming behavior and background flow. Limnology & Oceanography: Fluids & Environments 1: 135-146. PDF

Sutherland KR, Beet AR, Solow AR (2010) Re-analysis of a salp population time-series. Marine Ecology Progress Series 418: 147-150. PDF

Sutherland KR, Madin LP, Stocker R (2010) Filtration of submicrometer particles by pelagic tunicates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 34: 15129-15134. PDF

Sutherland KR, Madin LP (2010) Jet wake structure and swimming performance of pelagic tunicates. Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 2967- 2975. PDF

Sutherland KR, Madin LP (2010) A comparison of filtration rates among pelagic tunicates using kinematic measurements. Marine Biology 157: 755-764. PDF

Rakow KC, Graham WM (2006) Orientation and swimming mechanics by the scyphomedusa Aurelia sp. in shear flow. Limnology and Oceanography 51(2) 1097-1106 . PDF

Popular publications

Sutherland KR (2009) Dye sheds light on jet-propelled salps. Oceanus Magazine 47 (3) 20-22.  Article link    YouTube video