Matthew Scott Savoca

Postdoctoral Scholar, Hopkins Marine Station
Doctor of Philosophy, University of California Davis (2017)
Bachelor of Science, Cornell University (2010)
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Matthew Scott Savoca


Savoca, M. S., Kühn, S., Sun, C. J., Avery-Gomm, S., Choy, C. A., Dudas, S., … Lynch, J. M. (2022). Towards a North Pacific Ocean long-term monitoring program for plastic pollution: A review and recommendations for plastic ingestion bioindicators. Environmental Pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 119861.
Savoca, M. S., McInturf, A. G., & Hazen, E. L. (2021). Plastic ingestion by marine fish is widespread and increasing. Global Change Biology.
Savoca, M. S., Czapanskiy, M. F., Kahane-Rapport, S. R., Gough, W. T., Fahlbusch, J. A., Bierlich, K. C., … Goldbogen, J. A. (2021). Baleen whale prey consumption based on high-resolution foraging measurements. Nature, 599(7883), 85–90.
Savoca, M. S., Brodie, S., Welch, H., Hoover, A., Benaka, L. R., Bograd, S. J., & Hazen, E. L. (2020). Comprehensive bycatch assessment in US fisheries for prioritizing management. NATURE SUSTAINABILITY.
Pfaller, J. B., Goforth, K. M., Gil, M. A., Savoca, M. S., & Lohmann, K. J. (2020). Odors from marine plastic debris elicit foraging behavior in sea turtles. Current Biology : CB, 30(5), R213–R214.
Savoca, M. (2018). The ecology of an olfactory trap. Science (New York, N.Y.), 362(6417), 904.
Savoca, M. S. (2018). Chemoattraction to dimethyl sulfide links the sulfur, iron, and carbon cycles in high-latitude oceans. BIOGEOCHEMISTRY, 138(1), 1–21.
Savoca, M. S., Tyson, C. W., McGill, M., & Slager, C. J. (2017). Odours from marine plastic debris induce food search behaviours in a forage fish. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 284(1860).
Savoca, M. S., Wohlfeil, M. E., Ebeler, S. E., & Nevitt, G. A. (2016). Marine plastic debris emits a keystone infochemical for olfactory foraging seabirds. SCIENCE ADVANCES, 2(11), e1600395.
Savoca, M. S., & Nevitt, G. A. (2014). Evidence that dimethyl sulfide facilitates a tritrophic mutualism between marine primary producers and top predators. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 111(11), 4157–61.