College of Natural and Computational Sciences

Eric Vetter, Ph.D.



E. W. Vetter, Southern California Nebalia, Ecology, Production, Natural History and Systematics of three Subtidal Species.  Ph.D. thesis, University of California, San Diego. (1995)


F. De Leo, J.C. Drazen, E.W. Vetter, A. A. Rowden, C.R. Smith. The effects of submarine canyons and the oxygen minimum zone on deep-sea fish assemblages off Hawai'i. Deep-Sea Research Part 1 64: 54-70. (2012)

E. W. Vetter, C. R. Smith, F. C. De Leo, Hawaiian Hotspots: enhanced megafaunal abundance and diversity in submarine canyons on the oceanic islands of Hawaii, Marine Ecology.  31: 183-199 (2010)

T.A. Haney, J.W. Martin, E. W. Vetter. Leptostraca, The Light and Smith Manual Intertidal Invertebrates from Central California to Oregon, Fourth Edition, University of California Press, Berkeley (2007)

E. W. Vetter, C. R. Smith, Ecological effects of deep-ocean CO2 enrichment: Insights from natural high-CO2 habitats. Journal of Geophysical Research, Oceans. 110: C09S13, 10 pp. (2005)

J. Summers, E. Vetter, C. Smith, P. Bergman, E. Adams, M. Akai. Results of international field experiment on a natural CO2 analogue. Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies 7, Volume I. (2004)

E. Adams, M. Akai, G. Alendal, L. Golmen, P. Haugan, H. Herzog, S. Masutani, S. Murai, G. Nihous, T. Ohsumi, Y. Shirayama, C. Smith, E. Vetter, C.S. Wong. International field experiment on ocean carbon sequestration. [Letter] Environmental Science & Technology. 36(21):399A. (2002)

E. W. Vetter, P. K. Dayton. Organic enrichment by macrophyte detritus, and abundance patterns of megafaunal populations in submarine canyons. Marine Ecology Progress Series 186:137-148. (1999)

M. J. Gibbons, et al. The taxonomic richness of South Africa’s marine fauna: a crisis at hand. South African Journal of Science 95: 8-12. (1999)

E. W. Vetter, P. K. Dayton. Macrofaunal Communities within and adjacent to a Detritus-Rich Submarine Canyon System. Deep-Sea Research II 45: 25-54. (1998)

E. W. Vetter. Population dynamics of a dense assemblage of marine detritivores. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 226: 131-161. (1998)

E. W. Vetter. Life history patterns of two Southern California Nebalia (Crustacean; Leptostraca): the failure of form to predict function. Marine Biology 127: 131-141. (1996)

J. Martin, E. W. Vetter, C. Cash-Clark. Description and external morphology of a new species of Nebalia Leach, 1814 (Crustacea, Phyllocarida, Leptostraca) from Southern California, with a key to extant Families and Genera of the Leptostraca.  Journal of Crustacean Research 16: 347-372. (1996)

E. W. VetterSecondary production of a Southern California Nebalia (Crustacea: Leptostraca). Marine Ecology Progress Series 137: 83-93. (1996)

E. W. VetterEnrichment experiments and infaunal population cycles on a Southern California sand plain: response of the leptostracan Nebalia daytoni and other infauna.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 137: 95-101. (1996)

E. W. VetterNebalia daytoni, n. sp. A leptostracan from Southern California (Crustacea: Phyllocarida).  Crustaceana 69: 379-386. (1996)

E. W. Vetter, Detritus-Based Patches of High Secondary Production in the Nearshore Benthos.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 120: 251-262. (1995)

E. W. VetterHotspots of benthic production.  Nature 372: 47. (1994)