Escargot Through Time

My new article is out at Paleobiology!  What caused the Mesozoic Marine Revolution? More food! Seth Finnegan, Craig M McClain, Matthew A Kosnik and Jonathan L Payne (2011) Escargots through time: an energetic comparison of marine gastropod assemblages before and after the Mesozoic Marine Revolution. … Continue readingEscargot Through Time

Species–energy relationships in deep-sea molluscs

My new paper is now online early at the Biology Letters. Abstract: Consensus is growing among ecologists that energy and the factors influencing its utilization can play overarching roles in regulating large-scale patterns of biodiversity. The deep sea—the world’s largest ecosystem—has simplified energetic inputs and … Continue readingSpecies–energy relationships in deep-sea molluscs