Lab Alumni


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


Steve Kajiura, PhD Zoology
Electroreception in carcharhinid and sphyrnid sharks


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Danny Coffey, PhD Marine Biology
Scaling the influence of temperature and oxygen on a vertically migrating deepwater shark


Mark Royer, PhD Marine Biology
Thermoregulation strategies of deep diving ectothermic sharks