Citations with red numbers are hot-linked.


(71). Duncan, Benet, K.D. Johnson, T.H. Suchanek, M. Brown and J. Largier 2019. Developing ocean climate indicators for the north-central California coast and ocean. Journal of Environmental Management 252:109343 (1-10)


(70). Lafferty, K.D. and T.H. Suchanek 2016. Revisiting Paine's 1966 sea star removal experiment, the most-cited empirical article in the American Naturalist. American Naturalist 188(4):365-378


(69). Pfister, C.A. , K. Roy, J.T. Wootton, S.J. McCoy, R.T. Paine, T.H. Suchanek and E. Sanford 2016. Historical baselines and the future of shell calcification for a foundation species in a changing ocean 2016. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. (8pp) 283:20160392


(68).  Ackerman, J.T., C.A. Eagles-Smith, G. Heinz, S.E. De La Cruz, J.Y. Takekawa, A.K. Miles, T.L. Adelsbach, M.P. Herzog, J.D. Bluso-Demers, S.A. Demers, G. Herring, D.H. Hoffman, C.A. Hartman, J.J. Wilacker, T.H. Suchanek, S.E. Schwarzbach and T.C. Maurer. 2014. Mercury in birds of San Francisco Bay-Delta, California – trophic pathways, bioaccumulation, and ecotoxicological risk to avian reproduction. U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2014-1251



(67).  Duncan, B.E., K.D. Higgason, T.H. Suchanek, J. Largier, J. Stachowicz, S. Allen, S. Bograd, R. Breen, H. Gellerman, T. Hill, J. Jahncke, R. Johnson, S. Lonhart, S. Morgan, J. Roletto, F. Wilkerson. 2013. Ocean Climate Indicators: A Monitoring Inventory and Plan for Tracking Climate Change in the North-central California Coast and Ocean Region. Report of a Working Group of the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council. 74pp.


(66).  Suchanek, T.H. 2012. The Palmyra Atoll Research Consortium. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3002, 4 p.


(65).  Suchanek, T.H., Hothem, R.L., Rytuba, J.J., and Yee, J.L. 2010. Mercury assessment and monitoring protocol for the Bear Creek Watershed, Colusa County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5018, 34 p.


(64).  Suchanek, T.H., J. Cooke, K. Keller, S. Jorgensen, P.J. Richerson, C.A. Eagles-Smith, E.J. Harner and D.P. Adam. 2009. A mass balance mercury budget for a mine-dominated lake: Clear Lake, California.  Water, Air and Soil Pollution 196(1):51-73.


(63).  Suchanek, T.H. 2008. Mercury cycling and bioaccumulation in a mine-dominated aquatic ecosystem: Clear Lake, California. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A1-A2.

(62).  Suchanek, T.H., P.J. Richerson, R.A. Zierenberg, C.A. Eagles-Smith, D.G. Slotton, E.J. Harner, D.A. Osleger, D.W. Anderson, J.J. Cech, Jr., S.G. Schladow, A.E. Colwell, J.F. Mount, P.S. King, D.P. Adam and K.J. McElroy 2008. The legacy of mercury cycling from mining sources in an aquatic ecosystem: from ore to organism. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A12-A28.

(61).  Suchanek, T.H., P.J. Richerson, R.A. Zierenberg, D.G. Slotton and L.H. Mullen 2008. Vertical stability of mercury in historic and pre-historic sediments from Clear Lake, California. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A284-A296.


(60).  Richerson, P.J., T.H. Suchanek, R.A. Zierenberg, D.A. Osleger, A.C. Heyvaert, D.G. Slotton, C.E. Eagles-Smith and C.E. Vaughn 2008. Anthropogenic stressors and changes in the Clear Lake aquatic ecosystem as recorded in sediment cores. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A257-A283.


(59).  Osleger, D.A., R.A. Zierenberg, T.H. Suchanek, J.S. Stoner, S. Morgan and D. Adam  2008. Clear Lake sediments: anthropogenic changes in physical sedimentology and magnetic response. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A239-A256.


(58).  Anderson, D.W., T.H. Suchanek, C.A. Eagles-Smith and T.M. Cahill, Jr. 2008. Mercury residues and productivity in osprey and grebes from a mine-dominated ecosystem:  Clear Lake, California. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A227-A238.


(57).  Eagles-Smith, C.A., T.H. Suchanek, A.E. Colwell, N.L. Anderson and P.B. Moyle 2008. Changes in fish diets and mercury bioaccumulation in Clear Lake, California: effects of an invasive planktivorous fish. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A213-A226. [‘Best Publication Award’ from the University of California Toxic Substances Research and Teaching Program]


(56).  Eagles-Smith, C.A., T.H. Suchanek, A.E. Colwell, N.L. Anderson.  2008. Mercury trophic transfer in a eutrophic lake: the importance of habitat-specific foraging. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A196-A212.

(55).  Suchanek, T.H., C.A. Eagles-Smith, E.J. Harner, D.G. Slotton, A.E. Colwell, N.L. Anderson, L.J. Mullen, J.R. Flanders, D.P. Adam and K.J. McElroy 2008. Spatio-temporal trends of mercury in fish from a mine-dominated ecosystem at Clear Lake, California: individual, species and population level trends. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A177-A195.


(54).  Suchanek, T.H., C.A. Eagles-Smith, D.G. Slotton, E.J. Harner, D.P. Adam, A.E. Colwell, N.L. Anderson and D.L. Woodward 2008. Mine-derived mercury: effects on lower trophic species in Clear Lake, California. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A158-A176.


(53).  Suchanek, T.H., C.A. Eagles-Smith, D.G. Slotton, E.J. Harner, and D.P. Adam  2008. Mercury in the abiotic matrices of Clear Lake, California: human health and ecotoxicological implications. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A128-A157.


(52).  Suchanek, T.H., C.A. Eagles-Smith and E.J. Harner 2008. Is Clear Lake methyl mercury distribution decoupled from bulk mercury loading? Implications for TMDL implementation and lake management. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A107-A127.


(51).  Wiener, J.G. and T.H. Suchanek 2008. The basis for ecotoxicological concern in aquatic ecosystems contaminated by historical mercury mining. Ecological Applications 18(8) Supplement: A3-A11.


(50). Ackerman, J.T., C. A. Eagles-Smith, J.Y. Takekawa, S.A. Demers, T.L. Adelsbach, J.D. Bluso, A.K. Miles, N. Warnock, T.H. Suchanek and S.E. Schwarzbach 2007. Mercury concentrations and space use of pre-breeding American avocets and black-necked stilts in San Francisco Bay. Science of the Total Environment 384:452-466.


(49). Suchanek, T.H., H.A. Mooney, J.F. Franklin, H. Gucinski and S.L. Ustin 2004. Carbon dynamics of an old-growth forest.  Ecosystems  7(5):421-426.

(48). Paw U, K.T., M. Falk, T.H. Suchanek, S.L. Ustin, J. Chen, Y.S. Park, W.E. Winner, S.C. Thomas, T.C. Hsiao, R.H. Shaw, T.S. King, R.D. Pyles, M. Schroeder and A.A. Matista. 2004. Carbon dioxide exchange between an old-growth forest and the atmosphere.  Ecosystems  7(5):513-524.


(47). Chen, J., K.T. Paw U, S.L. Ustin, T.H. Suchanek, B.J. Bond, K.D. Brosofske and M. Falk 2004. Net ecosystem exchanges of carbon, water, and energy in young and old-growth Douglas-fir forests.  Ecosystems  7(5):534-544.


(46). Domagalski, J.L., C.N. Alpers, D.G. Slotton, T.H. Suchanek and S.M. Ayers 2004. Mercury and methylmercury concentrations and loads in the Cache Creek watershed, California. Science of the Total Environment 327:215-237.

(45)**. Suchanek, T.H., P.J. Richerson, D.C. Nelson, C.A. Eagles-Smith, D.W. Anderson, J.J. Cech, Jr., G. Schladow, R. Zierenberg, J.F. Mount,  S.C. McHatton, D.G. Slotton, L.B. Webber, A.L. Bern and B.J. Swisher 2003. Evaluating and managing a multiply stressed ecosystem at Clear Lake, California: A holistic ecosystem approach, p. 1239-1271, In: D.J. Rapport, W.L. Lasley, D.E. Rolston, N.O. Nielsen, C.O. Qualset, and A.B. Damania (Eds.)  Managing for Healthy Ecosystems, Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, Florida USA.


(44)**. Chen, J., M. Falk, E. Euskirchen, K.T. Paw U, T.H. Suchanek, S.L. Ustin, B.J. Bond, K.D. Brosofske, N. Phillips and R. Bi 2002. Biophysical controls of carbon flows in three successional Douglas-fir stands based upon eddy-covariance measurements. Tree Physiology 22:169-177.


(43)**.  Suchanek, T.H., P.J. Richerson, J.R. Flanders, D.C. Nelson, L.H. Mullen, L.L. Brister and J.C. Becker 2000.  Monitoring inter-annual variability reveals sources of mercury contamination in Clear Lake, California. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 64(1):299-310.


(42)**.  Richerson, P.J., T.H. Suchanek, J.C. Becker, A.C. Heyvaert, D.G. Slotton, J.G. Kim, X. Li, L.M. Meillier, D.C. Nelson and C.E. Vaughn 2000.  The history of human impacts in the Clear Lake watershed (California) as deduced from lake sediment cores.  pp. 119-145, In:  K.M. Scow, G.E. Fogg, D.E. Hinton and M.L. Johnson (Eds.), Integrated Assessment of Ecosystem Health, Lewis Publishers, Washington, D.C., 358pp.


(41)**.  Suchanek, T.H., B.A. Lamphere, L.H. Mullen, C.E. Woodmansee, P.J. Richerson, D.G. Slotton, L.A. Woodward and E.J. Harner 2000.  Mercury in lower trophic levels of the Clear Lake aquatic ecosystem, California.  pp. 249-268, In:  K.M. Scow, G.E. Fogg, D.E. Hinton and M.L. Johnson (Eds.), Integrated Assessment of Ecosystem Health.  Ann Arbor Press, Chelsea, MI. 358pp.


(40)**.  McFarland, W., C. Wahl, T.H. Suchanek and F. McAlary 1999. The Behavior of Animals Around Twilight with Emphasis on Coral Reef Communities. pp. 583-628, In:  S. Archer and E. Loew (Eds.),  Adaptive Mechanisms in the Ecology of Vision.  Chapman and Hall, London. 668 pp.


(39)**.  Suchanek, T.H., L.H. Mullen, B.A. Lamphere,  P.J. Richerson, C.E. Woodmansee, D.G. Slotton, E.J. Harner and L.A. Woodward 1998.  Redistribution of mercury from contaminated lake sediments of Clear Lake, California.  Water, Air and Soil Pollution 104(1/2):77-102


(38)**.  Suchanek, T.H., O.G. Raabe and M.C. Lagunas-Solar 1998. Radionuclides from the Farallon Islands Nuclear Waste Dump Site, California: Response to J. Cohen and C. Smith.  Health Physics 74(1):118


(37)**.  Suchanek, T.H., J.B. Geller, B.R. Kreiser, and J.B. Mitton 1997.  Zoogeographic distributions of the sibling species Mytilus galloprovincialis and M. trossulus (Bivalvia:  Mytilidae) and their hybrids in the North Pacific.  Biological Bulletin 193:187-194


(36)**.  Suchanek, T.H., M.C. Lagunas-Solar and O.G. Raabe 1997. Radionuclides from the Farallon Islands Nuclear Waste Dump Site, California: Response to S. Rosenblum et al.  Health Physics 72(6):936-938


(35)**.  Suchanek, T.H. 1997. Waste drums dumped at the Farallon Islands Nuclear Waste Dump Site, California: Response to H. Simens.  Health Physics 72(1):152-153


(34)**.  Suchanek, T.H., M.C. Lagunas-Solar, O.G. Raabe, R.C. Helm, F. Gielow, N. Peek and O. Carvacho 1996.  Radionuclides in fishes and mussels from the Farallon Islands Nuclear Waste Dump Site, California.  Health Physics 71(2):167-178

(33)**.  Suchanek, T.H., P.J. Richerson, L.J. Holts, B.A. Lamphere, C.E. Woodmansee, D.G. Slotton, E.J. Harner and L.A. Woodward 1995.  Impacts of mercury on benthic invertebrate populations and communities within the aquatic ecosystem of Clear Lake, California.  Water, Air and Soil Pollution 80:951-960


(32)**.  Gilfillan, E.S., T.H. Suchanek, P.D. Boehm, E.J. Harner, D.S. Page and N.A. Sloan 1995.  Shoreline impacts in the Gulf of Alaska region following the Exxon Valdez oil spill.  p 444-484, In: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill:  Fate and Effects in Alaskan Waters. ASTM Publication on Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment.


31.  Suchanek, T.H. 1994.  Book Review of E.A. Laws, AQUATIC POLLUTION:  AN INTRODUCTORY TEXT.  Journal of Environmental Quality 23(5): 1120


(30).  Suchanek, T.H. 1994.  Temperate coastal marine communities:  biodiversity and threats.  American Zoologist 34(1):100-114


(29).  Suchanek, T.H. 1993.  Oil impacts on invertebrate populations and communities.  American Zoologist 33(6): 510-523


(28)**.  Suchanek, T.H. 1992.  Extreme biodiversity in the marine environment:  mussel bed communities of Mytilus californianus.  Northwest Environmental Journal  8:150-152


(27)**.  Seed, R. & T.H. Suchanek 1992.  Chapter 4: Population and Community Ecology of Mytilus. In:  E. M. Gosling (Ed.), The Mussel Mytilus.  Elsevier Science Publishers, B.V., Amsterdam, pp.87-169


(26).  Griffis, R.B. & T.H. Suchanek 1991.  A model of burrow architecture and trophic modes in Thalassinidean shrimp (Decapoda:  Thalassinidea).  Marine Ecology Progress Series  79:171-183


(25).  Suchanek, T.H. 1989.  A Guide To The Identification of the Common Corals of St. Croix, pp. 197-213,  In:  D.K. Hubbard (Ed.) Terrestrial and Marine Geology of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.  Special Publication No. 8, West Indies Laboratory, Fairleigh Dickinson University.


(24).   Poore, G.C.B. & T.H. Suchanek 1988.  Glypturus motupore, a new callianassid shrimp (Crustacea: Decapoda) from Papua New Guinea with notes on its ecology.  Records of the Australian Museum 40(3&4):197-204


(23).   Harvell, C.D. & T.H. Suchanek 1987.  Foraging behavior of Cyphoma gibbosum:  partial predation on tropical gorgonians.  Marine Ecology Progress Series  38(1):37-44


(22).   Leigh, E.G., R.T. Paine, J.F. Quinn & T.H. Suchanek 1987.  Wave energy and intertidal productivity.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences  84:1314-1318


(21)**.   Suchanek, T.H., P.L. Colin, G.M. McMurtry & C.S. Suchanek 1986.  Bioturbation and redistribution of sediment radionuclides in Enewetak Atoll lagoon by callianassid shrimp:  biological aspects.  Bulletin of Marine Science  38(1):144-154


(20)**.   McMurtry, G.M., R.C. Schneider, P.L. Colin, R.W. Buddemeier & T.H. Suchanek 1986.  Vertical distribution of fallout radionuclides in Enewetak lagoon sediments:  effects of burial and bioturbation on the radionuclide inventory.  Bulletin of Marine Science  38(1):35-55


(19)**.   Suchanek, T.H. & P.L. Colin 1986.  Rates and effects of bioturbation by invertebrates and fishes at Enewetak and Bikini Atolls.  Bulletin of Marine Science 38(1):25-34

(18).   Colin, P.L., T.H. Suchanek & G.M. McMurtry 1986.  Water pumping and particulate resuspension by callianassids (Crustacea; Thalassinidea) at Enewetak and Bikini Atolls, Marshall Islands.  Bulletin of Marine Science  38(1):19-24


(17)**.   Colin, P.L. D.M. Devaney, L. Hillis-Colinvaux, T.H. Suchanek & J.T. Harrison III 1986.  Geology and biological zonation of the reef slope, 50-360m depth, at Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands.  Bulletin of Marine Science  38(1):111-128


(16)**.   Suchanek, T.H. 1985.  Thalassinid shrimp burrows:  ecological significance of species-specific architecture.  Proc:  Fifth International Coral Reef Congress, Papeete, Tahiti (1985)  5:205-210


(15)**.  McMurtry, G.M., R.C. Schneider, P.L. Colin, R.W. Buddemeier & T.H. Suchanek 1985.  Redistribution of fallout radionuclides in Enewetak lagoon sediments by bioturbation.  Nature  313:674-677


(14)**.  Suchanek, T.H. 1985.  Mussels and their role in structuring rocky shore communities.  Chapter VI., p. 70-96,  In:  ECOLOGY OF ROCKY COASTS,  P.G. Moore & R. Seed (eds.), Hodder & Stoughton Educational Press, Kent 467pp


(13)**.  Suchanek, T.H., S.L. Williams, J.C. Ogden, D.K. Hubbard & I.P. Gill 1985.  Utilization of shallow-water seagrass detritus by Caribbean deep-sea macrofauna:  del-13C evidence.  Deep-Sea Research  32(2A):201-214


(12).  Witman, J.D., & T.H. Suchanek 1984.  Mussels in flow:  drag and dislodgement by epizoans.  Marine Ecology Progress Series  16:259-268


(11)**.  Suchanek, T.H. 1983.  Control of seagrass communities and sediment distribution by Callianassa (Crustacea, Thalassinidea) bioturbation.  Journal of Marine Research  41(2):281-298


(10)**.  Paine, R.T. & T.H. Suchanek 1983.  Convergence of ecological processes between independently evolved competitive dominants:  a tunicate-mussel comparison.  Evolution  37(4):821-831


(9)**.  Suchanek, T.H., R.C. Carpenter, J.D. Witman & C.D. Harvell 1983.  Sponges as important space competitors in deep Caribbean coral reef communities.  pp. 55-60, In:  THE ECOLOGY OF DEEP AND SHALLOW CORAL REEFS,  M.L. Reaka (ed.), Symposia Series for Undersea Research, Vol. I., Office of Undersea Research, NOAA, Rockville, Md.


(8).  Hubbard, D.K., T.H. Suchanek, I.P. Gill, J.R. Westerfield, J. Bayes, J.C. Ogden & S.W. Cowper 1982.  Preliminary studies of shallow-water detritus in the deep-sea basin north of St. Croix, U.S.V.I.   Proc: Fourth International Coral Reef Congress, Manila, Philippines (1981)  I:383-387


(7)**.  Suchanek, T.H. & D.L. Green 1982.  Interspecific competition between Palythoa caribaeorum and other sessile invertebrates on St. Croix reefs, U.S. Virgin Islands.  Proc: Fourth International Coral Reef Congress, Manila, Philippines (1981)  II:679-684 


(6)**.  Roberts, R.R., T.H. Suchanek & W.J. Wiseman 1982.  Lagoon sediment transport:  the significant effect of Callianassa bioturbation.  Proc: Fourth International Coral Reef Congress, Manila, Philippines (1981) I:459-465.


(5)**.  Rogers, C.S., T.H. Suchanek & F.A. Pecora 1982.  Effects of Hurricanes David and Frederic (1979) on shallow Acropora palmata reef communities:  St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.  Bulletin of Marine Science 32(2):532-548


(4)**.  Suchanek, T.H. 1981.  The role of disturbance in the evolution of life history strategies in the intertidal mussels Mytilus edulis and Mytilus californianus.  Oecologia  50(2):143-152


(3).  Levinton, J.S. & T.H. Suchanek 1978.  Geographic variation, niche breadth, and genetic differentiation at different geographic scales in the mussels Mytilus edulis and Mytilus californianus.  Marine Biology  49(4):363-375


(2).  Suchanek, T.H. 1978.  The ecology of Mytilus edulis L. in exposed rocky intertidal communities.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology  31(1):105-120


(1)**.  Suchanek, T.H. & J.S. Levinton 1974.  Articulate brachiopod food.  Journal of Paleontology  48(1):1-5