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A bomb set to drop: parthenogenetic Marmorkrebs for sale in Ireland, a European location without non-indigenous crayfish
Management of Biological Invasions (2015)
Can crayfish take the heat? Procambarus clarkii show nociceptive behaviour to high temperature stimuli, but not low temperature or chemical stimuli
Biology Open (2015)
How much is that crayfish in the window? Online monitoring of Marmorkrebs, Procambarus fallax f. virginalis (Hagen, 1870) in the North American pet trade
Freshwater Crayfish (2013)
Abundance and size of sand crabs, Lepidopa benedicti (Decapoda: Albuneidae), in South Texas
The Southwestern Naturalist (2013)
Parasitic manipulation of host phenotype, or how to make a zombie - an introduction to the symposium
Integrative and Comparative Biology (2014)
Nematodes infect, but do not manipulate digging by, sand crabs, Lepidopa benedicti
Integrative and Cmparative Biology (2014)
Position of larval tapeworms, Polypocephalus sp., in the ganglia of shrimp, Litopenaeus setiferus
Integrative and Comparative Biology (2014)
A new southern record for a sand crab, Lepidopa websteri Benedict, 1903 (Decapoda, Albuneidae)
The Vacuum Shouts Back: Postpublication Peer Review on Social Media
Escaping while defenseless or blind: Effects of sensory input on tailflipping in the crayfish Procambarus clarkii (Girard, 1852)
Freshwater Crayfish (2011)
Synergies between disparate motor systems: loci for behavioral evolution
Crustacean Experimental Systems in Neurobiology (2002)
Effects of removal of muscle receptor organ input on the temporal structure of non-giant swimming cycles in the crayfish, Cherax destructor
Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology (2002)
Ascidians of South Padre Island, Texas, with a key to species
The Texas Journal of Science (2005)
Digging mechanisms and substrate preferences of shovel nosed lobsters, Ibacus peronii (Decapoda: Scyllaridae)
Journal of Crustacean Biology (2006)
The locomotor toolbox of spanner crabs, Ranina ranina (brachyura, Raninidae)
How Marmorkrebs can make the world a better place
The Open Laboratory: The Best In Science Writing On Blogs 2008 (2009)
Polypocephalus sp. infects the nervous system and increases activity of commercially harvested white shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus)
Journal of Parasitology (2011)
The decade the clones came
The Open Laboratory: The Best of Science Writing on the Web 2010 (2011)
Can brain imaging replace interrogation and torture?
Global Virtue Ethics Review (2011)
Can the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish Marmorkrebs compete with other crayfish species in fights?
Journal of Ethology (2010)
Color Polymorphism of Sand Crabs, Lepidopa benedicti (Decapoda: Anomura: Albuneidae)
Journal of Crustacean Biology (2011)
The spread of the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish, Marmorkrebs (Procambarus sp.), in the North American pet trade
Aquatic Invasions (2010)
Forecasting the distribution of Marmorkrebs, a parthenogenetic crayfish with high invasive potential , in Madagascar , Europe , and North America
Aquatic Invasions (2011)
Muscle receptor organs do not mediate load compensation during body roll and defense response extensions in the crayfish Cherax destructor.
The Journal of Experimental Zoology (2001)
A map of distal leg motor neurons in the thoracic ganglia of four decapod crustacean species.
Brain behavior and evolution (1997)
Taking a cue from the silver screen.
Texture preferences of ascidian tadpole larvae during settlement
Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology (2008)
Mechanisms of frequency-specific responses of omega neuron 1 in crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus): a polysynaptic pathway for song?
Journal of Experimental Biology (2001)
I want to be Carl Sagan, but can’t
The Open Laboratory: The Best in Science Writing On Blogs 2009 (2009)
Effects of inhibitory timing on contrast enhancement in auditory circuits in crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus).
Journal of Neurophysiology (2000)
Representation of behaviorally relevant sound frequencies by auditory reseptors in the cricket Teleogryllus oceanicus
Journal of Experimental Biology (1998)
Mechanisms of behavioral switching.
Journal Of Comparative Physiology A Neuroethology Sensory Neural And Behavioral Physiology (2005)
Loss of escape-related giant neurons in a spiny lobster, Panulirus argus.
The Biological Bulletin (2006)
Do Decapod Crustaceans Have Nociceptors for Extreme pH?
PLoS ONE (2010)
Establishment and care of a laboratory colony of parthenogenetic Marbled Crayfish, Marmorkrebs
Invertebrate Rearing (2010)
Loss of escape responses and giant neurons in the tailflipping circuits of slipper lobsters, Ibacus spp. (Decapoda, Palinura, Scyllaridae).
Arthropod structure & development (2004)
Digging in sand crabs: coordination of joints in individual legs.
The Journal of experimental biology (1998)
Coordination between the legs and tail during digging and swimming in sand crabs
Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology (1997)
Digging in sand crabs (Decapoda, Anomura, Hippoidea): interleg coordination
The Journal of experimental biology (1997)
The University of Texas-Pan American
September 2008 - Present
University of Victoria
September 1989 - May 1996 (6 years 8 months)
University of Lethbridge
Bachelor of Arts and Science (B.Sc.)
September 1984 - May 1989 (4 years 8 months)