Publications from the Department of Biological Sciences faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2015

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Debating the Role of Higher Education in Society, Bryan Dewsbury

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Herbivore Impacts on Two Morphologically Similar Bloom-Forming Ulva Species in a Eutrophic Bay, Michele Guidone, Carol S. Thornber, and Kathryn L. Van Alstyne

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Habitat Selection of a Coastal Shark Species Estimated from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, D. E. Haulsee, M. W. Breece, D. C. Miller, Bradley M. Wetherbee, D. A. Fox, and M. J. Oliver

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Repeated, Long-Distance Migrations by a Philopatric Predator Targeting Highly Contrasting Ecosystems, James S.E. Lea, Bradley M. Wetherbee, Nuno Queiroz, Neil Burnie, Choy Aming, Laura L. Sousa, Gonzalo R. Mucientes, Nicolas E. Humphries, Guy M. Harvey, David W. Sims, and Mahmood S. Shivji

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Maternal Plasma and Breastmilk Viral Loads are Associated with HIV-1-Specific Cellular Immune Responses Among HIV-1-Exposed, Uninfected Infants in Kenya, Amy Y. Liu, Barbara Lohman-Payne, Michael H. Chung, James Kiarie, John Kinuthia, Jennifer Slyker, Barbra Richardson, Dara Lehman, Carey Farquhar, and Grace John-Stewart

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The Secreted Proteins of Achlya hypogyna and Thraustotheca clavata Identify the Ancestral Oomycete Secretome and Reveal Gene Acquisitions by Horizontal Gene Transfer, Ian Misner, Nic Blouin, Guy Leonard, Thomas A. Richards, and Christopher E. Lane

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Testing sample stability using four storage methods and the macroalgae Ulva and Gracilaria, Autumn Oczkowski, Carol S. Thornber, Erin E. Markham, Ryann Rossi, Amanda Ziegler, and Shelby Rinehart

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A Complementation Assay for in Vivo Protein Structure/Function Analysis in Physcomitrella patens (Funariaceae), Tess R. Scavuzzo-Duggan, Arielle M. Chaves, and Alison W. Roberts

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A Molecular-Assisted Alpha Taxonomic Study of the Genus Centroceras (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) in Bermuda Reveals Two Novel Species, Craig W. Schneider, Elisabeth N. Cianciola, Thea R. Popolizio, Dylan S. Spagnuolo, and Christopher E. Lane

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The Effect of Light Intensity on Prey Detection Behavior in Two Lake Malawi Cichlids, Aulonocara stuartgranti and Tramitichromis sp., Margot A.B. Schwalbe and Jacqueline F. Webb Ph.D.

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Manipulation of Host Quality and Defense by a Plant Virus Improves Performance of Whitefly Vectors, Qi Su, Evan L. Preisser, Wen Xie, Shao Li Wang, Qin Jun Wu, and You Jun Zhang

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Alters Fine Root Bacterial Abundance and Mycorrhizal Associations in Eastern Hemlock, Justin F. Vendettuoli, David A. Orwig, Jennifer Adams Krumins, Matthew D. Waterhouse, and Evan L. Preisser

Submissions from 2014

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The Glanville fritillary genome retains an ancient karyotype and reveals selective chromosomal fusions in Lepidoptera, Virpi Ahola, Rainer Lehtonen, Panu Somervuo, Leena Salmela, Patrik Koskinen, Pasi Rastas, Niko Välimäki, Lars Paulin, Jouni Kvist, Niklas Wahlberg, Jaakko Tanskanen, Emily A. Hornett, Laura C. Ferguson, Shiqi Luo, Zijuan Cao, Maaike A. de Jong, Anne Duplouy, Olli-Pekka Smolander, Heiko Vogel, Rajiv C. McCoy, Kui Qian, Wong Swee Chong, Qin Zhang, Freed Ahmad, Jani K. Haukka, Aruj Joshi, Jarkko Salojärvi, Christopher W. Wheat, Ewald Grosse-Wilde, Daniel Hughes, Riku Katainen, Esa Pitkänen, Johannes Ylinen, Robert M. Waterhouse, Mikko Turunen, Anna Vähärautio, Sami P. Ojanen, Alan H. Schulman, Minna Taipale, Daniel Lawson, Esko Ukkonen, Veli Mäkinen, Marian R. Goldsmith, Liisa Holm, Petri Auvinen, Mikko J. Frilander, and Ilkka Hanski

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Using Non-Dietary Gastropods in Coastal Shell Middens to Infer Kelp and Seagrass Harvesting and Paleoenvironmental Conditions, Amira F. Ainis, René Vellanoweth, Queeny G. Lapeña, and Carol S. Thornber

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Heterochrony, Modularity, and the Functional Evolution of the Mechanosensory Lateral Line Canal System of Fishes, Nathan C. Bird and Jacqueline F. Webb Ph.D.

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Tree Responses to an Invasive Sap-Feeding Insect, Liahna Gonda-King, Sara Gomez, Jessica L. Martin, Colin M. Orians, and Evan L. Preisser

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Transcriptome of American Oysters, Crassostrea virginica, in Response to Bacterial Challenge: Insights into Potential Mechanisms of Disease Resistance, Ian C. McDowell, Chamilani Nikapitiya, Derek Aguiar, Christopher E. Lane, Sorin Istrail, and Marta Gomez-Chiarri

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TERPENE CHEMISTRY OF EASTERN HEMLOCKS RESISTANT TO HEMLOCK WOOLLY ADELGID, E. Alexa McKenzie, Joseph S. Elkinton, Richard A. Casagrande, Evan L. Preisser, and Mark Mayer

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A Lack of Parasitic Reduction in the Obligate Parasitic Green Alga Helicosporidium, Jean-François Pombert, Nicolas Achille Blouin, Christopher E. Lane, Drion Boucias, and Patrick J. Keeling

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern United States: What Have We Learned?, Evan L. Preisser, Kelly L.F. Oten, and Fred P. Hain

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Are Exotic Herbivores Better Competitors? A Meta-Analysis, Laura Radville, Liahna Gonda-King, Sara Gomez, Ian Kaplan, and Evan L. Preisser

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Overwintering Strategies of Bloom-Forming Ulva Species in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA, Shelby Rinehart, Michele Guidone, Amanda Ziegler, Tanja Schollmeier, and Carol S. Thornber

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Deep-Sea Octopus (Graneledone boreopacifica) Conducts the Longest-Known Egg-Brooding Period of Any Animal, Bruce Robison, Brad A. Seibel, and Jeffrey Drazen

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Are All Red Algal Parasites Cut from the Same Cloth?, Eric D. Salomaki and Christopher E. Lane

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Comparison of Phenotypic Value Changes in Pure Lines of Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) During Consecutive Generations Following Initial Selection on Cocoon Weight, Alireza Seidavi and Marian R. Goldsmith

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THE INFLUENCE OF SALT MARSH FUCOID ALGAE (ECADS) ON SEDIMENT DYNAMICS OF NORTHWEST ATLANTIC MARSHES, M. C. Tyrrell, Carol S. Thornber, J. A. Burkhardt, and M. Congretel

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Comparative development and evolution of two lateral line phenotypes in Lake Malawi cichlids, Jacqueline F. Webb, Nathan C. Bird, Lauren Carter, and Juleen Dickson

Submissions from 2013

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Supplemental Feeding for Ecotourism Reverses Diel Activity and Alters Movement Patterns and Spatial Distribution of the Southern Stingray, Dasyatis americana, Mark J. Corcoran, Bradley M. Wetherbee, Mahmood S. Shivji, Matthew D. Potenski, Demian D. Chapman, and Guy M. Harvey

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Competitor Avoidance Drives Within-Host Feeding Site Selection in a Passively-Dispersed Herbivore, Sara Gomez, Liahna Gonda-King, Colin M. Orians, and Evan L. Preisser

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Examination of Ulva bloom species richness and relative abundance reveals two cryptically co- occurring bloom species in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, Michele Guidone and Carol S. Thornber

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The i5K Initiative: Advancing Arthropod Genomics for Knowledge, Human Health, Agriculture, and the Environment, i5K Consortium and Marian Goldsmith

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Chromatin-induced Spindle Assembly Plays an Important Role in Metaphase Congression of Silkworm Holocentric Chromosomes, Hiroaki Mon, Jae Man Lee, Kazuei Mita, Marian R. Goldsmith, and Takahiro Kusakabe

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Invasion of the Red Seaweed Heterosiphonia japonica Spans Biogeographic Provinces in the Western North Atlantic Ocean, Christine Newton, Matthew E.S. Bracken, Megan McConville, Katherine Rodrigue, and Carol S. Thornber

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and Elongate Hemlock Scale Induce Changes in Foliar and Twig Volatiles of Eastern Hemlock, Joshua Pezet, Joseph Elkinton, Sara Gomez, E. Alexa McKenzie, Michael Lavine, and Evan Preisser

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Sensory basis for detection of benthic prey in two Lake Malawi cichlids., Margot A. B. Schwalbe and Jacqueline F. Webb

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Sex-Specific Correlations of Individual Heterozygosity, Parasite Load, and Scalation Asymmetry in a Sexually Dichromatic Lizard, Pei-Jen L. Shaner, Ying-Ru Chen, Jhan-Wei Lin, Jason J. Kolbe, and Si-Min Lin

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Failure Under Stress: The Effect of the Exotic Herbivore Adelges tsugae on Biomechanics of Tsuga canadensis, Nicole E. Soltis, Sara Gomez, Gary G. Leisk, Patrick Sherwood, Evan L. Preisser, Pierluigi Bonello, and Colin M. Orians

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Large Scale Full-Length cDNA Sequencing Reveals a Unique Genomic Landscape in a Lepidopteran Model Insect, Bombyx mori, Yoshitaka Suetsugu, Ryo Futahashi, Hiroyuki Kanamori, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Shun-ichi Sasanuma, Junko Narukawa, Masahiro Ajimura, Nobukazu Namiki, Michihiko Shimomura, Hideki Sezutsu, Mizuko Osanai-Futahashi, Masataka G. Suzuki, Takaaki Daimon, Tetsuro Shinoda, Kiyoko Taniai, Kiyoshi Asaoka, Ryusuke Niwa, Shinpei Kawaoka, Susumu Katsuma, Toshiki Tamura, Hiroaki Noda, Masahiro Kasahara, Sumio Sugano, Yutaka Suzuki, Haruhiko Fujiwara, Kallare P. Arunkumar, Archana Tomar, Javaregowda Nagaraju, Marian R. Goldsmith, Qili Feng, Qingyou Xia, Kimiko Yamamoto, Toru Shimada, and Kazuei Mita

Submissions from 2012

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A single amino acid mutation in an ABC transporter gene causes resistance to Bt toxin Cry1Ab in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, Shogo Atsumi, Kazuhisa Miyamoto, Kimiko Yamamoto, Junko Narukawa, Sawako Kawai, Hideki Sezutsu, Isao Kobayashi, Keiro Uchino, Toshiki Tamura, Kazuei Mita, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Sanae Wada, Kohzo Kanda, and Marian R. Goldsmith

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The Glycosyltransferase Repertoire of the Spikemoss Selaginella moellendorffii and a Comparative Study of Its Cell Wall, Jesper Harholt, Iben Sørensen, Jonatan Fangel, Alison Roberts, William G.T. Willats, Henrik Vibe Scheller, Bent Larsen Petersen, Jo Ann Banks, and Peter Ulvskov

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Energetic Plasticity Underlies a Variable Response to Ocean Acidification in the Pteropod, Limacina helicina antarctica, Brad A. Seibel, Amy E. Maas, and Heidi M. Dierssen

Submissions from 2011

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Mapping Shallow Coastal Ecosystems: A Case Study of a Rhode Island Lagoon, Mark Stolt, Michael Bradley, Jim Turenne, Maggie Payne, Eric Scherer, Giancarlo Cicchetti, Emily Shumchenia, Marisa Guarinello, John King, Jon Boothroyd, Bryan Oakley, Carol Thornber, and Peter August

Submissions from 2010

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Using Molecular-Assisted Alpha Taxonomy to Better Understand Red Algal Biodiversity in Bermuda, Elisabeth N. Cianciola, Thea R. Popolizio, Craig W. Schneider, and Christopher E. Lane

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Poles Apart: The ‘‘Bipolar’’ Pteropod Species Limacina helicina is Genetically Distinct between the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans, Brian Hunt, Jan Strugnell, Nina Bednarsek, Katrin Linse, R. John Nelson, Evgeny Pakhomov, Brad A. Seibel, Dirk Steinke, and Laura Würzberg

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Modeling the Consequences of Thermal Trait Variation for the Cane Toad Invasion of Australia, Jason J. Kolbe, Michael Kearney, and Richard Shine

Submissions from 2009

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Coastal Lagoons and Climate Change: Ecological and Social Ramifications in the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coast Ecosystems, Abigail Anthony, Joshua Atwood, Peter V. August, Carrie Byron, Stanley Cobb, Cheryl Foster, Crystal Fry, Arthur Gold, Kifle Hagos, Leanna Heffner, D. Q. Kellogg, Kimberly Lellis-Dibble, James J. Opaluch, Candace A. Oviatt, Anna Pfeiffer-Herbert, Nicole Rohr, Leslie Smith, Tiffany Smythe, Judith Swift, and Nathan Vinhateiro

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KAIKObase: An integrated silkworm genome database and data mining tool, Michihiko Shimomura, Hiroshi Minami, Yoshitaka Suetsugu, Hajime Ohyanagi, Chikatada Satoh, Baltazar Antonio, Yoshiaki Nagamura, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Hideyuki Kajiwara, Hideki Sezutsu, Javaregowda Nagaraju, Marian R. Goldsmith, Qingyou Xia, Kimiko Yamamoto, and Kazuei Mita

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Recalculated diet and daily ration of the shortfin mako ( Isurus oxyrinchus ), with a focus on quantifying predation on bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) in the northwest Atlantic Ocean, Anthony D. Wood, Bradley M. Wetherbee, Francis Juanes, Nancy E. Kohler, and Cheryl Wilga

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Construction and Sequence Sampling of Deep-Coverage Large-Insect BAC Libraries for Three Model Lepidopteran Species, Chengcang Wu, Dina Proestou, Dorothy Carter, Erica Nicholson, Filippe Santos, Shaying Zhao, Hong-Bin Zhang, and Marian R. Goldsmith

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Extensive Conserved Synteny of Genes between the Karyotypes of Manduca sexta and Bombyx mori Revealed by BAC-FISH Mapping, Yuji Yasukochi, Makiko Tanaka-Okuyama, Fukashi Shibata, Atsuo Yoshido, Frantisek Marec, Chengcang Wu, Hongbin Zhang, Marian R. Goldsmith, and Ken Sahara

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Extensive Conserved Synteny of Genes Between the Karyotypes of Manduca sexta and Bombyx mori Revealed by BAC-FISH Mapping, Yuji Yasukochi, Makiko Tanaka-Okuyama, Fukashi Shibata, Atsuo Yoshido, Frantisek Marec, Chengcang Wu, Hongbin Zhang, Marian R. Goldsmith, and Ken Sahara

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An Integrated Genetic Linkage Map for Silkworms with Three Parental Combinations and Its Application to the Mapping of Single Genes and QTL, Shuai Zhan, Jianhua Huang, Qiuhong Guo, Yunpo Zhao, Weihua Li, Xuexia Miao, Marian R. Goldsmith, Muwang Li, and Yongping Huang

Submissions from 2008

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Complete Sequence and Analysis of the Mitochondrial Genome of Hemiselmis andersenii CCMP644 (Cryptophyceae), Eunsoo Kim, Christopher E. Lane, Bruce A. Curtis, Catherine Kozera, Sharen Bowman, and John M. Archibald

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Fluid Dynamics of Feeding Behaviour in White-Spotted Bamboo Sharks, Sandra Nauwelaerts, Cheryl Wilga, George V. Lauder, and Christopher P. Sanford

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Sargassum fusiforme Fraction is a Potent and Specific Inhibitor of HIV-1 Fusion and Reverse Transcriptase, Elena E. Paskaleva, Xudong Lin, Karen Duus, James J. McSharry, Jean-Claude L. Veille, Carol S. Thornber, Yanze Liu, David Yu-Wei Lee, and Mario Canki

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The Many Faces of Fear: Comparing the Pathways and Impacts of Nonconsumptive Predator Effects on Prey Populations, Evan L. Preisser and Daniel I. Bolnick

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Suction Generation in White-Spotted Bamboo Sharks Chiloscyllium Plagiosum, Cheryl D. Wilga and Christopher P. Sanford

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A BAC-Based Integrated Linkage Map of the Silkworm Bombyx mori, Kimiko Yamamoto, Junko Nohata, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Junko Narukawa, Motoe Sasanuma, Shun-ichi Sasanuma, Hiroshi Minami, Michihiko Shimomura, Yoshitaka Suetsugu, Yutaka Banno, Kazutoyo Osoegawa, Pieter J. de Jong, Marian R. Goldsmith, and Kazuei Mita

Submissions from 2007

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Whole-mount In situ Hybridization of Small Invertebrate Embryos Using Laboratory Mini-columns, Steven Q. Irvine

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Notes on the Marine Algae of the Bermudas. 8. Further Additions to the Flora, Including Griffithsia aestivana sp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) and an Update on the Alien Cystoseira compressa (Sargassaceae, Heterokontophyta), Craig W. Schneider and Christopher E. Lane

Submissions from 2005

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Molecular Investigation Reveals Epi/Endophytic Extrageneric Kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) Gametophytes Colonizing Lessoniopsis Littoralis Thalli, Christopher E. Lane and Gary W. Saunders

Submissions from 2002

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Function of the Heterocercal Tail in Sharks: Quantitative Wake Dynamics During Steady Horizontal Swimming and Vertical Maneuvering, C. D. Wilga and G. V. Lauder

Submissions from 2001

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Hybridization Diversity of the Chorion Multigene Families of Bombyx mandarina with Reference to Several Genetic Stocks of Bombyx mori, Bungo Sakaguchi, Marian R. Goldsmith, Nikolaus A. Spoerel, Yumiko Nakajimai, Yutaka Kawaguchi, and Katsumi Koga

Submissions from 2000

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Characterization of Early Follicular cDNA Library Suggests Evidence for Genetic Polymorphisms in the Inbred Strain C108 of Bombyx mori, Marian R. Goldsmith and David R. Mills

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THREE-DIMENSIONAL KINEMATICS AND WAKE STRUCTURE OF THE PECTORALFINS DURING LOCOMOTION IN LEOPARD SHARKS TRIAKIS SEMIFASCIATA, C. D. Wilga and George V. Lauder

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DUROPHAGY IN SHARKS: FEEDING MECHANICS OF THE HAMMERHEADSPHYRNA TIBURO, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta

Submissions from 1999

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LOCOMOTION IN STURGEON: FUNCTION OF THE PECTORAL FINS, C. D. Wilga and G. V. Lauder

Submissions from 1998

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LIFE AT STABLE LOW OXYGEN LEVELS: ADAPTATIONS OF ANIMALS TO OCEANIC OXYGEN MINIMUM LAYERS, James J. Childress and Brad A. Seibel

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FLIGHT OF THE VAMPIRE: ONTOGENETIC GAIT-TRANSITION IN VAMPYROTEUTHIS INFERNALIS (CEPHALOPODA: VAMPYROMORPHA), Brad A. Seibel, Erik V. Thuesen, and James J. Childress

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CONSERVATION AND VARIATION IN THE FEEDING MECHANISM OF THE SPINY DOGFISH SQUALUS ACANTHIAS, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta

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FEEDING MECHANISM OF THE ATLANTIC GUITARFISH RHINOBATOS LENTIGINOSUS: MODULATION OF KINEMATIC AND MOTOR ACTIVITY, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta