Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Mike Vecchione

Adjunct Zoologist, NOAA, Curator of Cephalopoda
Department / Division
Education
  • B.S., University of Miami, 1972.
  • Ph.D., College of William and Mary (Biological Oceanography), 1979.
Collections Areas
  • Mollusca
    • Cephalopoda
    • Pteropoda
Publications
  • Lindsay, Dhugal J., Hunt, James C., McNeil, Mardi, Beaman, Robin J., and Vecchione, Michael. 2020. "The First In Situ Observation of the Ram's Horn Squid Spirula spirula Turns "Common Knowledge" Upside Down." Diversity-Basel, 12, (12). https://doi.org/10.3390/d12120449.
  • Miranda, V. R., Vecchione, Michael, and Frank, T. M. 2020. "Abundance and diversity of deep-sea crustaceans (Decapoda, Lophogastrida, and Euphausiacea) in the micronekton of Bear Seamount, New England Seamount Chain." Marine Biodiversity, 50, (5) 77–77. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-020-01089-1.
  • Pratt, Abigail, Baldwin, Carole C., and Vecchione, Michael. 2020. "Octopods of deep reefs off Curaçao, southern Caribbean, including description of one newly discovered species." Bulletin of Marine Science, 96, (2) 297–308. https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2019.0040.
  • Richards, Jared and Vecchione, Michael. 2020. "Vertical and small-scale horizontal distribution of cephalopods in the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge." Bulletin of Marine Science, 96, (2) 341–356. https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2019.0076.
  • Romero, Isabel C., Judkins, Heather, and Vecchione, Michael. 2020. "Temporal Variability of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Deep-Sea Cephalopods of the Northern Gulf of Mexico." Frontiers in Marine Science, 7 Article 54. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00054.
  • Taite, Morag, Vecchione, Michael, Fennell, Sheena, and Allcock, A. Louise. 2020. "Paralarval and juvenile cephalopods within warm-core eddies in the North Atlantic." Bulletin of Marine Science, 96, (2) 235–261. https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2019.0042.
  • Timm, L. E., Bracken-Grissom, H. D., Sosnowski, A., Breitbart, M., Vecchione, Michael, and Judkins, H. L. 2020. "Population genomics of three deep-sea cephalopod species reveals connectivity between the Gulf of Mexico and northwestern Atlantic Ocean." Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers, 158 Article 103222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2020.103222.
  • Peyla, James, Roper, Clyde, Sweeney, Michael, and Vecchione, Michael. 2019. "Condition of the Sasaki/Albatross Cephalopod Collection at the U.S. National Museum of Natural History." Marine Fisheries Review, 80 83–88. https://doi.org/10.7755/MFR.80.4.2.
  • Rosa, Rui, Pissarra, Vasco, Borges, Francisco O., Xavier, Jose, Gleadall, Ian G., Golikov, Alexey, Bello, Giambattista, Morais, Liliane, Lishchenkos, Fedor, Roura, Alvaro, Judkins, Heather, Ibanez, Christian M., Piatkowski, Uwe, Vecchione, Michael, and Villanueva, Roger. 2019. "Global Patterns of Species Richness in Coastal Cephalopods." Frontiers in Marine Science, 6 UNSP 469–UNSP 469. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00469.
  • Staudinger, Michelle D., Dimkovikj, Valerie H., France, Christine A. M., Jorgensen, Elaina M., Judkins, Heather, Lindgren, Annie, Shea, Elizabeth K., and Vecchione, Michael. 2019. "Trophic ecology of the deep-sea cephalopod assemblage near Bear Seamount in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean." Marine Ecology Progress Series, 629 67–86. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps13121.
  • Erickson, Carrie A., Roper, Clyde F. E., and Vecchione, Michael. 2018. "Erratum : Variability of Paralarval-Squid Occurrence in Meter-Net Tows from East of Florida, USA." Southeastern Naturalist, 17, (1) N14. https://doi.org/10.1656/058.017.0119.
  • Erickson, Carrie A., Roper, Clyde F. E., and Vecchione, Michael. 2017. "Variability of Paralarval-Squid Occurrence in Meter-Net Tows from East of Florida, USA." Southeastern Naturalist, 16, (4) 629–642. https://doi.org/10.1656/058.016.0411.
  • Judkins, H., Vecchione, Michael, Cook, A., and Sutton, T. 2017. "Diversity of midwater cephalopods in the northern Gulf of Mexico: comparison of two collecting methods." Marine Biodiversity, 47, (3) 647–657. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-016-0597-8.
  • Shea, Elizabeth K., Judkins, Heather, Staudinger, Michelle D., Dimkovikj, Valerie H., Lindgren, Annie, and Vecchione, Michael. 2017. "Cephalopod biodiversity in the vicinity of Bear Seamount, western North Atlantic based on exploratory trawling from 2000 to 2014." Marine Biodiversity, 47, (3) 699–722. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-017-0633-3.
  • Stabile, Frank A., Watkins-Colwell, Gregory, Moore, Jon A., Vecchione, Michael, and Burtt, Edward H. 2017. "Observations of Passerines and a Falcon from a Research Vessel in the Western North Atlantic Ocean." The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 129, (2) 349–353. https://doi.org/10.1676/16-029.1.
  • Strugnell, Jan M., Hall, Nathan E., Vecchione, Michael, Fuchs, Dirk, and Allcock, A. L. 2017. "Whole mitochondrial genome of the Ram’s Horn Squid shines light on the phylogenetic position of the monotypic order Spirulida (Haeckel, 1896)." Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 109 296–301. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2017.01.011.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 2017. "Notes on cephalopods photographed near the bottom in the Clipperton-Clarion Fracture Zone." Marine Biodiversity, 47, (2) 307–310. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-016-0528-8.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Jorgensen, Elaina M., and Yasunori, Sakurai. 2017. "Editorial: Recent Advances in the Knowledge of Cephalopod Biodiversity." Marine Biodiversity, 47, (3) 619–990. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-017-0769-1.
  • Ingels, Jeroen, Clark, Malcolm R., Vecchione, Michael, Perez, Jose Angel, and Levin, Lisa A. 2016. "Southern Ocean." In The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment, World Ocean Assessment I. 729–748. New York: United Nations.
  • Ingels, Jeroen, Clarke, M. R., Vecchione, Michael, and Gaever, Van S. 2016. "Open Ocean Deep Sea." In The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment, World Ocean Assessment I. 685–704. New York: United Nations.
  • Jorgensen, L. L., Archambault, C., Armstrong, A., Dolgov, E., Edinger, T., and Vecchione, Michael. 2016. "Arctic marine biodiversity." In The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment, World Ocean Assessment I. 705–728. New York: United Nations.
  • Judkins, H. L., Vecchione, Michael, and Rosario, K. 2016. "Morphological and molecular evidence of Heteroteuthis dagamensis in the Gulf of Mexico." Bulletin of Marine Science, 92, (1) 51–57. https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2015.1061.
  • Koslow, J. Anthony, Auster, Peter, Bergstad, Odd Aksel, Roberts, J. Murray, Rogers, Alex, Vecchione, Michael, Bernal, Patricio, Harris, Peter, and Rice, Jake. 2016. "Biological Communities on Seamounts and Other Submarine Features Potentially Threatened by Disturbance." In The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment, World Ocean Assessment I. 899–911. New York: United Nations.
  • Purser, Autun, Marcon, Yann, Hoving, Henk-Jan T., Vecchione, Michael, Piatkowski, Uwe, Eason, Deborah, Bluhm, Hartmut, and Boetius, Antje. 2016. "Association of deep-sea incirrate octopods with manganese crusts and nodule fields in the Pacific Ocean." Current Biology, 26, (24) R1268–R1269. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.052.
  • Roper, Clyde F. E., Gutierrez, A., and Vecchione, Michael. 2015. "Paralarval octopods of the Florida Current." Journal of Natural History, 49, (21-24) 1281–1304. https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2013.802046.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Falkenhaug, Tone, Sutton, Tracey, Cook, April, Gislason, Astthor, Hansen, Hege Øverbø, Heino, Mikko, Miller, Peter I., Piatkowski, Uwe, Porteiro, Filipe, Søiland, Henrik, and Bergstad, Odd Aksel. 2015. "The effect of the North Atlantic Subpolar Front as a boundary in pelagic biogeography decreases with increasing depth and organism size." Progress in Oceanography, 138, Part A 105–115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2015.08.006.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Sosnowski, A., and Young, R. E. 2015. "Walvisteuthis jeremiahi n. sp. (Mollusca: Cephalopoda), an onychoteuthid squid from the Gulf of Mexico." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 128, (2) 164–175. https://doi.org/10.2988/0006-324X-128.2.164.
  • Harrop, Jessica, Vecchione, Michael, and Felley, James D. 2014. "In situ observations on behaviour of the ommastrephid squid genus Illex (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae) in the northwestern Atlantic." Journal of Natural History, 48, (41-42) 2501–2516. https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2014.937367.
  • Rocha, L. A., Aleixo, A., Allen, G., Almeda, F., Baldwin, Carole C., Barclay, M. V. L., Bates, J. M., Bauer, A. M., Benzoni, F., Berns, C. M., Berumen, M. L., Blackburn, D. C., Blum, S., Bolanos, F., Bowie, R. C. K., Britz, R., Brown, R. M., Cadena, C. D., Carpenter, K., Ceriaco, L. M., Chakrabarty, P., Chaves, G., Choat, J. H., Clements, K. D., Collette, Bruce B. et al. 2014. "Specimen collection: An essential tool." Science, 344, (6186) 814–815. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.344.6186.814.
  • Strugnell, Jan M., Norman, Mark D., Vecchione, Michael, Guzik, Michelle, and Allcock, A. Louise. 2014. "The ink sac clouds octopod evolutionary history." Hydrobiologia, 725, (1) 215–235. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-013-1517-6.
  • Sweetman, C. J., Sutton, T. T., Vecchione, Michael, and Latour, R. J. 2014. "Diet composition of Bathylagus euryops (Osmeriformes: Bathylagidae) along the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge." Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 92 107–114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2014.06.010.
  • Vidal, Erica A. G., Vecchione, Michael, and von Boletzky, Sigurd. 2014. "Dedication to Professor Malcolm R. Clarke (1930-2013)." Hydrobiologia, 725, (1) 1–1. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-013-1789-x.
  • Hoving, Hendrik J. T., Zeidberg, Louis D., Benfield, Mark C., Bush, Stephanie L., Robison, Bruce H., and Vecchione, Michael. 2013. "First in situ observations of the deep-sea squid Grimalditeuthis bonplandi reveal unique use of tentacles." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 280, (1769). https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.1463.
  • Priede, Imants G., Bergstad, Odd Aksel, Miller, Peter I., Vecchione, Michael, Gebruk, Andrey, Falkenhaug, Tone, Billett, David S. M., Craig, Jessica, Dale, Andrew C., Shields, Mark A., Tilstone, Gavin H., Sutton, Tracey T., Gooday, Andrew J., Inall, Mark E., Jones, Daniel O. B., Martinez-Vicente, Victor, Menezes, Gui M., Niedzielski, Tomasz, Sigurosson, Porsteinn, Rothe, Nina, Rogacheva, Antonina, Alt, Claudia H. S., Brand, Timothy, Abell, Richard, Brierley, Andrew S. et al. 2013. "Does Presence of a Mid-Ocean Ridge Enhance Biomass and Biodiversity?" Plos One, 8, (5) e61550. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0061550.
  • Sweetman, C. J., Sutton, T. T., Vecchione, Michael, and Latour, R. J. 2013. "Distribution of the biomass-dominant pelagic fish, Bathylagus euryops (Argentiniformes: Microstomatidae), along the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge." Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 78 16–23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2013.03.004.
  • Guerra, Ángel, Portela, Julio M., Roura, Álvaro, Río, José,Luis del, and Vecchione, Michael. 2012. "Morphological variability of the rare bush-club squid Batoteuthis (Cephalopoda, Batoteuthidae)?" Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen, 266, (1) 77–83. https://doi.org/10.1127/0077-7749/2012/0267.
  • Hoving, H. J. T. and Vecchione, Michael. 2012. "Mating Behavior of a Deep-Sea Squid Revealed by in situ Videography and the Study of Archived Specimens." Biological Bulletin, 223, (3) 263–267.
  • Strugnell, J. M., Cherel, Y., Cooke, I. R., Gleadall, I. G., Hochberg, F. G., Ibanez, C. M., Jorgensen, E., Laptikhovsky, V. V., Linse, K., Norman, M., Vecchione, Michael, Voight, J. R., and Allcock, A. L. 2011. "The Southern Ocean: Source and Sink?" Deep-Sea Research Part II-Topical Studies in Oceanography, 58, (1-2) 196–204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.05.015.
  • Judkins, Heather L., Vecchione, Michael, Roper, Clyde F. E., and Torres, Joseph. 2010. "Cephalopod species richness in the wider Caribbean region." ICES Journal of Marine Science, 67, (7) 1392–1400.
  • Ramirez-Llodra, E., Brandt, A., Danovaro, R., De Mol, B., Escobar, E., German, C. R., Levin, L. A., Arbizu, P. Martinez, Menot, L., Buhl-Mortensen, P., Narayanaswamy, B. E., Smith, C. R., Tittensor, D. P., Tyler, P. A., Vanreusel, A., and Vecchione, Michael. 2010. "Deep, diverse and definitely different: unique attributes of the world's largest ecosystem." Biogeosciences, 7, (9) 2851–2899. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-7-2851-2010.
  • Shea, Elizabeth K. and Vecchione, Michael. 2010. "Ontogenic changes in diel vertical migration patterns compared with known allometric changes in three mesopelagic squid species suggest an expanded definition of a paralarva." ICES Journal of Marine Science, 67, (7) 1436–1443.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Young, Richard E., and Piatkowski, Uwe. 2010. "Cephalopods of the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge." Marine Biology Research, 6, (1) 25–52. https://doi.org/10.1080/17451000902810751.
  • Judkins, H. L., Vecchione, Michael, and Roper, Clyde F. E. 2009. "Cephalopoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico." In Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters and Biota Vol. 1, Biodiversity. Felder, Darryl L. and Camp, David K., editors. 701–710. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Allcock, Louise, Piatkowksi, Uwe, Jorgensen, Elaina, and Barratt, Iain. 2009. "Persistent Elevated Abundance of Octopods in an Overfished Antarctic Area." In Smithsonian at the Poles: Contributions to International Polar Year Science. Krupnik, Igor, Lang, Michael A., and Miller, Scott E., editors. 197–204. In IPY. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.097884601X.14.
  • Bergstad, O. A., Falkenhaug, T., Astthorsson, O. S., Byrkjedal, I., Gebruk, A. V., Piatkowski, U., Priede, I. G., Santos, R. S., Vecchione, Michael, Lorance, P., and Gordon, J. D. M. 2008. "Towards improved understanding of the diversity and abundance patterns of the mid-ocean ridge macro- and megafauna." Deep-Sea Research. Part II, Topical Studies in Oceanography, 55, (1-2) 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.10.001.
  • Felley, J. D., Vecchione, Michael, and Wilson, R. R. 2008. "Small-scale distribution of deep-sea demersal nekton and other megafauna in the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge." Deep-Sea Research. Part II, Topical Studies in Oceanography, 55, (1-2) 153–160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2007.09.021.
  • Shigeno, S., Sasaki, T., Moritaki, T., Kasugai, T., Vecchione, Michael, and Agata, K. 2008. "Evolution of the cephalopod head complex by assembly of multiple molluscan body parts: Evidence from Nautilus embryonic development." Journal of Morphology, 269, (1) 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmor.10564.
  • Unger, Michael A., Harvey, Ellen, Vadas, George G., and Vecchione, Michael. 2008. "Persistent pollutants in nine species of deep-sea cephalopods." Marine pollution bulletin, 56, (8) 1498–1500. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.04.018.
  • Young, R. E., Lindgren, A., and Vecchione, Michael. 2008. "Mastigoteuthis microlucens, a new species of the squid family Mastigoteuthidae (Mollusca : Cephalopoda)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 121, (2) 276–282. https://doi.org/10.2988/07-40.1.
  • Young, R. E., Vecchione, Michael, and Roper, Clyde F. E. 2007. "A new genus and three new species of decapodiform cephalopods (Mollusca: Cephalopoda)." Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 17, (2-3) 353–365. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11160-007-9044-z.
  • Carlina, D. B., Kunkle, L. K., and Vecchione, Michael. 2006. "A molecular systematic evaluation of the squid genus Illex (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae) in the North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 41 496–502.
  • Jereb, P., Roper, Clyde F. E., and Vecchione, Michael. 2006. "Introduction." In Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (Natilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae). Jereb, P. and Roper, Clyde F. E., editors. 1–19. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes.
  • Young, R. E., Vecchione, Michael, and Piatkowski, U. 2006. "Promachoteuthis sloani, a new species of the squid family Promachoteuthidae (Mollusca; Cephalopoda)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 119, (2) 287–292. https://doi.org/10.2988/0006-324X(2006)119[287:PSANSO]2.0.CO.
  • Young, R. E., Vecchione, Michael, Piatkowski, U., and Roper, Clyde F. E. 2006. "A redescription of Planctoteuthis levimana (Lonnberg, 1896) (Mollusca: Cephalopoda), with a brief review of the genus." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 119 586–591.
  • Holland, N. D., Gordon, D. P., Gebruk, A., Pawson, David L., and Vecchione, Michael. 2005. "'Lophenteropneust" hypothesis refuted by collection and photos of new deep-sea hemichordates." Nature, 434 374–376.
  • Stein, D. L., Felley, J. D., and Vecchione, Michael. 2005. "ROV ovservations of benthic fishes in the Northwind and Canadian Basins, Arctic Ocean." Polar Biology, 28 232–237.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Allcock, A. L., and Piatkowski, U. 2005. "Unusual incirrate octopods from the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, including Bathypurpurata profunda, a newly discovered genus and species of deepwater pygmy octopod (Cephalopoda)." Phuket Marine Biological Center.Research Bulletin, 66 109–116.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Shea, Elizabeth Keane, Bussarawit, S., Anderson, F., Alexeyev, D., Lu, C. C., Okutani, T., Roeleveld, M., Chotiyaputta, C., Roper, Clyde F. E., Jorgensen, E., and Sukramongkol, N. 2005. "Systematics of Indo-West Pacific Loliginids." Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin, 66 23–26.
  • Young, R. E. and Vecchione, Michael. 2005. "Narrowteuthis nesisi, a new genus and species of the squid family Neoteuthidae (Mollusca: Cephalopoda)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 118, (3) 566–569.
  • Allcock, A. L., Collins, M. A., Piatkowski, U., and Vecchione, Michael. 2004. "Thaumeledone and other deep water octopodids from the Southern Ocean." Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 51, (14-16) 1883–1901. (Small and mesoscale processes and their impact on the large scale) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2004.07.019.
  • Guerra, A., Gonzalez, F., Rocha, F., Gracia, J., and Vecchione, Michael. 2004. "Calamares gigantes varados. Víctimas de exploraciones acústicas." Investigacion y Ciencia (Spanish edition of Scientific American), 35–37.
  • Moore, J. A., Vecchione, Michael, Collette, Bruce B., Gibbons, R., and Hartel, K. E. 2004. "Selected fauna of Bear Seamount (New England Seamount Chain), and the presence of "natural invader" species." Archive of Fishery and Marine Research, 51, (1-3) 241–250.
  • Piatkowski, Uwe, Allcock, A. L., and Vecchione, Michael. 2004. "Cephalopod diversity and ecology." Ber.Polarforsch.Meeresforsch., (470) 32–38.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 2004. "Cephalopoda." In Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. 475–490. Detroit: Gale. 2
  • Allcock, A. L., Collins, Martin A., and Vecchione, Michael. 2003. "A Redescription of Graneledone Verrucosa (Verrill, 1881) (Octopoda; Octopodidae)." Journal of Molluscan Studies, 69, (2) 135–143. https://doi.org/10.1093/mollus/69.2.135.
  • Moore, J. A., Vecchione, Michael, Collette, Bruce B., Gibbons, R., Hartel, K., Galbraith, J. K., Turnipseed, M., Southworth, M., and Watkins, E. 2003. "Biodiversity of Bear Seamount, New England Seamount chain: results of exploratory trawling." Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science, 31 363–372.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 2003. "Cephalopoda. FAO Guide for Identification of Invertebrates of the Western Central Atlantic." In The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Atlantic. Carpenter, Kent E., editor. 150–244. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 1
  • Bartol, I. K., Mann, R., and Vecchione, Michael. 2002. "Distribution of the euryhaline squid Lolliguncula brevis in Chesapeake Bay: effects of selected abiotic factors." Marine Ecology Progress Series, 226 235–247.
  • Shea, E. and Vecchione, Michael. 2002. "Phylum Mollusca: Cephalopoda." In Atlas of Marine Invertebrate Larvae. Young, Craig M., Sewell, Mary A., and Rice, Mary E., editors. 327–329. San Diego, California: Academic Press.
  • Shea, Elizabeth Keane and Vecchione, Michael. 2002. "Quantification of ontogenetic discontinuities in threee species of oegopsid squids using model II piecewise linear regression." Marine Biology, 140 971–979.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Collins, M. A. 2002. "Systematics, ecology and biology of cirrate octopods: Workshop Report." Bulletin of Marine Science, 71, (1) 79–94.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Pohle, G. 2002. "Midwater cephalopods in the western North Atlantic Ocean off Nova Scotia." Bulletin of Marine Science, 71, (2) 883–892.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Roper, Clyde F. E., Widder, E. A., and Frank, T. M. 2002. "In Situ observations on tree species of large-finned deep-sea squids." Bulletin of Marine Science, 71 893–901.
  • Young, R. E. and Vecchione, Michael. 2002. "Evolution of the gills in the octopodifomes." Bulletin of Marine Science, 71, (2) 1003–1017.
  • Young, R. and Vecchione, Michael. 2002. "Evolution of the gills in the octopodiformes." Bulletin of Marine Science, 71, (2) 1003–1017.
  • Carlini, D. B., Young, R. E., and Vecchione, Michael. 2001. "A molecular phylogeny of the Octopoda (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) evaluated in light of morphological evidence." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 21 368–397.
  • Roper, Clyde F. E. and Vecchione, Michael. 2001. "Pickfordiateuthis bayeri, a new species of squid (Cephalopoda: Loliginidae) from the westren North Atlantic Ocean discovered by submersible." Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington, 10 301–310.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 2001. "Cephalopods of the continental slope east of the United States." Symposium - American Fisheries Society, 25 153–160.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Galbraith, John. 2001. "Cephalopod species collected by deepwater exploratory fishing off New England." Fisheries Research, 51, (2-3) 385–391. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0165-7836(01)00262-4.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Roper, Clyde F. E., Sweeney, M. J., and Lu, C. C. 2001. "Distribution, relative abundance, and developmental morphology of paralarval cephalopods in the western North Atlantic Ocean." NOAA Technical Report NMFS, 152 1–54.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Young, R. E., Guerra, A., Lindsay, D. J., Clague, D. A., Bernhard, J. M., Sager, W. W., Gonzalez, A. F., Rocha, F. J., and Segonzac, M. 2001. "Worldwide observations of remarkable deep-sea squids." Science, 294 2505–2506.
  • Falcon, L. I., Vecchione, Michael, and Roper, Clyde F. E. 2000. "Paralarval gonatid squids (Cephalopoda: Oegopsida) from the mid-North Atlantic Ocean." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 113, (2) 532–541.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Mickevich, M. F., Fauchald, Kristian, Collette, Bruce B., Williams, Austin B., Munroe, Thomas A., and Young, R. E. 2000. "Importance of assessing taxonomic adequacy in determining fishing effects on marine biodiversity." ICES Journal of Marine Science, 57, (3) 677–681.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Young, R., and Carlini, D. 2000. "Reconstruction of Ancestral Character States in Neocoleoid Cephalopods Based on Parsimony." American Malacological Bulletin, 15 179–193.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1999. "Extraordinary abundance of squid paralarvae in the tropical eastern Pacific Ocean during El Niño of 1987." Fishery Bulletin, 97, (4) 1025–1030.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Young, R. E. 1999. "The Magnapinnidae, a newly discovered family of oceanic squids (Cephalopoda; Oegopsida)." South African Journal of Marine Science, 20 429–437.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Young, Richard E., Donovan, Desmond T., and Rodhouse, Paul G. 1999. "Reevaluation of coleoid cephalopod relationships based on modified arms in the Jurassic coleoid Mastigophora." Lethaia, 32, (2) 113–118. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1502-3931.1999.tb00529.x.
  • Young, R. E. and Vecchione, Michael. 1999. "Morphological Observations On A Hatchling And A Paralarva Of The Vampire Squid, Vampyroteuthis Infernalis Chun (Mollusca : Cephalopoda)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 112 661–666.
  • Voss, Nancy A., Vecchione, Michael, Toll, Ronald B., and Sweeney, Michael J., editors. 1998. Systematics and Biogeography of cephalopods. Volume II. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.586.277.
  • Roper, Clyde F. E., Lu, C. C., and Vecchione, Michael. 1998. "A Revision of the Systematics and Distribution of Illex Species (Cephalopoda:Ommastrephidae)." 405–423. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586.
  • Sweeney, M. J. and Vecchione, Michael. 1998. "Generic and specific names introduced in the squid Family Loliginidae (Cephalopoda: Myopsida)." In Systematics and Biogreography of Cephalopds; Volume 1. Voss, Nancy A., Vecchione, Michael, Toll, Ronald B., and Sweeney, Michael J., editors. 223–237. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586.
  • Turgeon, D. and Vecchione, Michael. 1998. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates for the US and Canada. Mollusks, Second Edition. American Fisheries Society.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Piaktowski, U., and Allcock, A. I. 1998. "Biology of the cirrate octopod Grimpoteuthis glacialis (Cephalopoda: Opisthoteuthidae) in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica." South African Journal of Marine Science, 20 421–428.
  • Young, R. E., Vecchione, Michael, and Donovan, D. T. 1998. "The evolution of coleoid cephalopods and their present biodiversity and ecology." South African Journal of Marine Science, 20 393–420.
  • Bartol, I. K. and Vecchione, Michael. 1997. Distribution of the euryhaline squid Loliguncula brevis in the Chesapeake Bay Relationships between movement patterns and physical gradients. Theme Session on Spatial Gradients in Estuarine Systems.
  • Roper, Clyde F. E. and Vecchione, Michael. 1997. "In situ observations test hypotheses of functional morphology in Mastigoteuthis (Cephalopoda; Oegopsida)." Vie et Milieu, 47, (2) 87–93.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1997. "Commentary on the International Symposium on Functional Morphology of Cephalopods." Vie et Milieu, 47, (2) 183–184.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1997. [Book review] "Cephalopod Behaviour." Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 126, 723–724.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Young, R. E. 1997. "Aspects of the functional morphology of cirrate octopods: Locomotion and feeding." Vie et Milieu, 47, (2) 101–110.
  • Roper, Clyde F. E. and Vecchione, Michael. 1996. "In situ observations on Brachioteuthis beanii Verrill: paired behavior, probably mating (Cephalopoda, Oegopsida)." American Malacological Bulletin, 13, (1) 55–60.
  • Sanchez, G., Perry, H. M., Trigg, C. B., Vecchione, Michael, Roper, Clyde F. E., and Biesiot, R. M. 1996. "Morphometry of juvenile and subadult Loligo pealei and L plei from the northern Gulf of Mexico." Fishery Bulletin, 94 535–550.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Collette, Bruce B. 1996. "Fisheries agencies and marine biodiversity." Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 83, (1) 29–36.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Collette, Bruce B. 1996. "The central role of systematics in marine biodiversity problems." Oceanography, 9, (1) 44–49.
  • Young, R. E. and Vecchione, Michael. 1996. "Analysis of morphology to determine primary sister-taxon relationships within coleoid cephalopods." American Malacological Bulletin, 12, (1) 91–112.
  • Zecchini, F., Vecchione, Michael, and Roper, Clyde F. E. 1996. "A quantitative comparison of hectocotylus morphology between Mediterranean and western Atlantic populations of the squid Illex coindetii (Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Oegopsida: Ommastrephidae)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 109 591–599.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Vecchione, Michael. 1995. "Interactions between fisheries and systematics." Fisheries, 20, (1) 20–25.
  • Collette, Bruce B. and Vecchione, Michael. 1995. "Interactions between systematics and fisheries." Current, the Journal of Marine Education, 13, (2) 26–32.
  • Felley, J. D. and Vecchione, Michael. 1995. "Assessing habitat use by nekton on the continental slope using archived videotapes from submersibles." Fishery Bulletin, 93, (2) 262–273.
  • Sakurai, Y., Young, R. E., Hirota, J., Mangold, K., Vecchione, Michael, Clarke, M. R., and Bower, J. 1995. "Artificial fertilization and development through hatching in the oceanic squids Ommastrephes bartramii and Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae)." Veliger, 38 185–191.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1995. "Comments on the proposed conservation of the specific names of Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 and Logio vulgaris Lamarack, 1798 (Mollusca, Gastropoda). (Case 2922; see BZN 52:24-26.)." The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 52, (4) 333.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Lipinski, M. R. 1995. "Descriptions of the paralarvae of two loliginid squids in southern African waters." South African Journal of Marine Science, 15 1–7.
  • Felley, J. D., Vecchione, Michael, and Roper, Clyde F. E. 1994. "Multimedia computer applications for species identification: prototypes from a cooperative venture between the Smithsonian Institution and NMFS." In MTS94. Challenges and Opportunities in the Marine Environment. 333–337.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1994. "Systematics and the lifestyle and performance of cephalopods." Marine Behavior & Physiology, 25, (1-3) 179–191.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Collette, Bruce B. 1994. "Profile: National Systematics Laboratory. The NSL works toward healthy marine biodiversity." Fisheries, 19, (11) 26.
  • Loffler, D. L. and Vecchione, Michael. 1993. "An unusual squid paralarva (Cephalopoda) with tentacular photophores." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 106, (3) 602–605.
  • Roper, Clyde F. E. and Vecchione, Michael. 1993. "A geographic and taxonomic review of Taningia danae Joubin, 1931 (Cephalopoda: Octopoteuthidae), with new records and observations on bioluminescence." In Recent Advances in Cephalopod Fisheries Biology. 441–456.
  • Roper, Clyde F. E. and Vecchione, Michael. 1992. "The Gilbert L. Voss. Memorial Issue." Bulletin of Marine Science, 49, (1-2) 670.
  • Roper, Clyde F. E., Vecchione, Michael, and Sweeney, M. J. 1992. "The Gilbert L. Voss Memorial Issue: Forward." Bulletin of Marine Science, 49 3–4.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Robison, B. H., and Roper, Clyde F. E. 1992. "A tale of two species: tail morphology in paralarval Chiroteuthis." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 105, (4) 683–692.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Roper, Clyde F. E. 1992. "Taningia danae Joubin, 1931 (Mollusca Cephalopoda): Proposed precedence over Taningia persica (Naef, 1923)." The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 49, (4) 261–263.
  • Young, R. E., Mangold, K. M., and Vecchione, Michael. 1992. "The enoploteuthid group of families." 55–66. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 513.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1991. "Observations on the paralarval ecology of a euryhaline squid, Lolliguncula brevis (Cephalopoda; Loliginidae)." Fishery Bulletin, 89, (3) 515–521.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1991. "A method for examining the structure and contents of the digestive tract in paralarval squids." Bulletin of Marine Science, 49, (1-2) 300–308.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1991. "Long-term trends in the abundance of the copepod Acartia tonsa in the Calcasieu Estuary." 89–102. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Roper, Clyde F. E. 1991. "Cephalopods observed from submersibles in the western North Atlantic." Bulletin of Marine Science, 49, (1-2) 433–445.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Hand, V. A. 1990. "Digestive-gland histology in paralarval squids (Cephalopoda; Loliginidae)." Fishery Bulletin, 87, (4) 995–1000.
  • Felley, J. D., Vecchione, Michael, Gaston, G. R., and Felley, S. M. 1989. "Habitat selection by demersal nekton. Analysis of videotape data." Northeast Gulf Science, 10 69–84.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1989. "Zooplankton distribution in three estuarine bayous with different sources of anthropogenic influence." Estuaries, 12, (3) 43–53.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Roper, Clyde F. E., and Sweeney, M. J. 1989. "Marine flora and fauna of the eastern United States Mollusca: Cephalopoda." NOAA Technical Report NMFS, 73 1–23.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1988. "In-situ observations on a large squid-spawning bed in the eastern Gulf of Mexico." Malacologia, 29, (1) 135–141.
  • Felley, S. M., Vecchione, Michael, and Hare, G. F. 1987. "Incidence of ectoparasitic copepods on ichthyoplankton." Copeia, 1987 778–782.
  • Nasci, R. S., Hare, G. F., and Vecchione, Michael. 1987. "Habitat associations of mosquito and copepod species." Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 3 593–600.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1987. "Juvenile ecology." In Cephalopod Life Cycles. Vol II. 61–84.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1987. "Commercial fishing for butterfish in the Gulf of Mexico." Marine Fisheries Review, 49, (4) 14–22.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1987. "Variability in the distribution of late-stage oyster larvae in the Calcasieu Estuary." 77–90. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1987. "A multispecies aggregation of cirrate octopods trawled from north of the Bahamas." Bulletin of Marine Science, 40, (1) 78–84.
  • Roper, Clyde F. E. and Vecchione, Michael. 1986. "Occurrence of Larval Illex illecebrosus and Other Young Cephalopods in the Slope Water/Gulf Stream Interface." Biological Society of Washington, 99, (4) 703–708.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1986. "The international symposium on the ecology of larval mollusks: Introduction and summary." American Malacological Bulletin, 4, (1) 45–48.
  • Vecchione, Michael, Maples, R. S., and Donahoe, R. 1986. "Changes in chlorophyll a concentration in a shallow water column during a solar eclipse." 37–44. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Roper, Clyde F. E. 1986. "Occurrence of larval Illex illecebrosus and other young cephalopods in the Slope Water/Gulf Stream interface." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 99, (4) 703–708.
  • Stubblefield, C. L. and Vecchione, Michael. 1985. "Zooplankton distribution in a wind-driven estuary before and after a major storm." 55–67. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Gaston, G. R. 1985. "In-situ observations on the small-scale distribution of juvenile squids (Cephalopoda; Loliginidae) on the northwest Florida shelf." Vie et Milieu, 35, (3) 231–235.
  • Stubblefield, C. L., Lascara, C. M., and Vecchione, Michael. 1984. "Vertical distribution of zooplankton in a shallow turbid estuary." 93–104. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1984. [Book review] "Life in the Chesapeake Bay." Estuaries, 7, 265–266.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1983. "Proceedings of the International Squid Symposium." Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 112, (5) 731–732.
  • Vecchione, Michael and Grant, G. C. 1983. "A multivariate analysis of planktonic molluscan distribution in the Middle Atlantic Bight." Continental Shelf Research, 1, (4) 405–424.
  • Casserly, D., Vecchione, Michael, Maples, R., Ilg, R., Gaston, G., Weston, D., Beck, J., and Lascara, J. 1982. "Biological attributes of the west hackberry brine disposal site." from OCEANS 82. 1118. IEEE Xplore Digital Library. https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.1982.1151946.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1982. "Morphology and development of planktonic Lolliguncula brevis (Cephalopoda: Myopsida)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 95, (3) 601–608.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1981. "Aspects of the early life history of Loligo pealei (Cephalopoda; Myopsida)." Journal Shellfish Research, 1, (2) 171–180.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1979. "Planktonic molluscan faunal structure across a large scale environmental gradient. PhD Dissertation, College of William and Mary. 153 pp." Dissertation Abstracts International, 49, (12-1) 5504–550B.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1979. "Larval development of Illex Streenstrup, 1880, in the northwestern Atlantic, with comments on Illex larval distribution." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 91, (4) 1060–1075.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1978. "Larval Illex (Cephalopoda, Oegopsida) from the Middle Atlantic Bight." Fisheries Marine Series, Technical Report, 833 15.
  • Vecchione, Michael. 1976. "Viewpoint: Fighting battles, forgetting the war." South Carolina Wildlife, 3.

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