Lab Alumni

1998

Chris Lowe, PhD Zoology
Bioenergetics and swimming efficiency of juvenile scalloped hammerhead sharks, Sphyrna lewini, in Kane’ohe Bay, O’ahu, Hawai’i

Brad Wetherbee, PhD Zoology
Biochemical and physiological buoyancy adaptations in deep-sea sharks

2001

Steve Kajiura, PhD Zoology
Electroreception in carcharhinid and sphyrnid sharks

2002

Tim Fitzgerald, MSc Zoology
Behavioral responses of juvenile sandbar sharks, Carcharhinus plumbeus, to direct current and alternating current stimuli

Aaron Bush, PhD Zoology
The feeding ecology of juvenile scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) in Kane’ohe Bay, O’ahu, Hawai’i

2003

Carl Meyer, PhD Zoology
An empirical evaluation of the design and function of a small marine reserve (Waikiki Marine Life Conservation District)

2005

Kanesa Duncan, PhD Zoology
Effects of nursery habitat use on ecology and population genetic structure in the scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini)

2007

Gayla Ivey, MSc Zoology
Acoustic telemetry of the short-term movements of Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849 in Kane’ohe Bay, Hawai’i

Pedro Afonso-Santos, PhD Zoology
Habitat use and movement patterns of three sympatric fishes with different life history strategies: Implications for design of marine reserves

Ling Ong, PhD Zoology
The ecological importance of parrotfish as bioeroders and sediment producers and their conservation within small marine protected areas

2008

Yannis Papastamatiou, PhD Zoology
Movement patterns, foraging ecology and digestive physiology of blacktip reef sharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus, at Palmyra Atoll: A predator dominated ecosystem

2009

Nick Whitney, PhD Zoology
Movements, reproductive behavior and phylogeography of the whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus)

Toby Daly-Engel, PhD Zoology
Genetic diversity reveals cryptic reproductive behavior in sharks

2010

Tim Clark, PhD Zoology
Abundance, home range and movement patterns of manta rays (Manta alfredi, M. birostris) in Hawai’i

2011

Jon Dale, PhD Zoology
Life history, foraging ecology, metabolic rates and bioenergetics of the brown stingray, Dasyatis lata

2012

Craig Musburger, PhD Zoology
The biogeography of Central Pacific coral reef fishes

2013

Austin Stankus, MSc Zoology
Integrating biosystems to foster sustainable aquaculture: Using black soldier fly as feed in aquaponic systems

2014

Melanie Hutchinson, PhD Zoology
The impacts of commercial purse seine fishing on the biology and ecology of the silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis): Implications for science based management

2018

James Anderson, PhD Zoology
Perception and use of magnetic field information in navigation behaviors in elasmobranch fishes