Anna Metaxas




  • Personal website
  • Courses:
    • OCEA 4370/BIOL 4370/MARI 4370/OCEA 5370 - Deep Sea Biology

Phone: 902-494-3021
Fax: 902-494-3877
Mailing Address: 
Room 4637, LSC Ocean Wing, 1355 Oxford St
PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Oceanography
  • Biological oceanography
  • Evolution and ecology



  • BSc - McGill University
  • MSc - University Of British Columbia
  • PhD - Dalhousie University


  • Larcharite, M., Metaxas, A. 2013 Early Life history of deep-water gorgonian corals may limit their abundance. Public Library of Science One 8(6): e65394
  • Lloyd, M., Metaxas, A., deYoung, B. 2012b Patterns in vertical distribution and their potential effects on transport of larval marine benthic invertebrates in a shallow embayment. Marine Ecology Progress Series 469:37-52
  • Kelly, N., Metaxas, A. 2010 Understanding population dynamics of a numerically dominant species at hydrothermal vents: a matrix modeling approach. Marine Ecology Progress Series 403: 113-128
  • Metaxas, A., Saunders, M. 2009 Quantifying the "bio-" components in biophysical models of larval transport: advances and pitfalls. Biological Bulletin 216: 257-272
  • Saunders M., Metaxas, A. 2007. Temperature explains settlement patterns of the introduced bryozoan Membranipora memebranacea in Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada. Marine Ecology Progress Series 344: 95-106


  • Science Leadership Fellow, University of Toronto (2013)
  • Gledden Visiting Senior Fellowship, University of Western Australia (2006)
  • University Faculty Award, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (1999-2004)
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Postdoctoral Fellowship (1997-1999)