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Research Article

Recruitment, Growth and Mortality of an Antarctic Hexactinellid Sponge, Anoxycalyx joubini

  • Paul K. Dayton mail,

    pdayton@ucsd.edu

    Affiliation: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Stacy Kim,

    Affiliation: Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California, United States of America

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  • Shannon C. Jarrell,

    Affiliation: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • John S. Oliver,

    Affiliation: Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California, United States of America

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  • Kamille Hammerstrom,

    Affiliation: Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California, United States of America

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  • Jennifer L. Fisher,

    Affiliation: Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, Oregon, United States of America

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  • Kevin O’Connor,

    Affiliation: Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California, United States of America

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  • Julie S. Barber,

    Affiliation: Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, La Conner, Washington, United States of America

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  • Gordon Robilliard,

    Affiliation: Cardno Entrix, Gig Harbor, Washington State, United States of America

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  • James Barry,

    Affiliation: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California, United States of America

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  • Andrew R. Thurber,

    Affiliation: College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America

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  • Kathy Conlan

    Affiliation: Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Published: February 27, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056939

About the Authors

Paul K. Dayton, Shannon C. Jarrell
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Stacy Kim, John S. Oliver, Kamille Hammerstrom, Kevin O’Connor
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California, United States of America
Jennifer L. Fisher
Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, Oregon, United States of America
Julie S. Barber
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, La Conner, Washington, United States of America
Gordon Robilliard
Cardno Entrix, Gig Harbor, Washington State, United States of America
James Barry
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California, United States of America
Andrew R. Thurber
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, United States of America
Kathy Conlan
Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: pdayton@ucsd.edu

Competing Interests

Gordon Robilliard is employed by Cardno Entrix. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PKD. Performed the experiments: PKD SK SCJ JSO JLF KO J. Barber GR J. Barry ART KEC. Analyzed the data: PKD SCJ J. Barber KH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PKD SK SCJ JSO KH JLF KO J. Barber GR J. Barry ART KEC. Wrote the paper: PKD SK SCJ JSO KH JLF KO J. Barber GR J. Barry ART KEC.