Scientific Publications

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS AND FIELD REPORTS BY SRI RESEARCHERS.


2018

Mating scars among sharks: evidence of coercive mating?

(2018) Erich K Ritter, Raid W Amin. acta ethologica, 22(1):9-16. DOI:10.1007/s10211-018-0301-z


2017

UNDERSEA CONSTELLATIONS: THE GLOBAL BIOLOGY OF AN ENDANGERED MARINE MEGAVERTEBRATE FURTHER INFORMED THROUGH CITIZEN SCIENCE

(2017) Bradley M Norman, Jason A Holmberg, Zaven Arzoumanian, Samantha D Reynolds, Rory P Wilson, Dani Rob, Simon J Pierce, Adrian C Gleiss, Rafael De la Parra, Beatriz Galvan, Deni Ramirez-Macias, David Robinson, Steve Fox, Rachel Graham, David Rowat, Matthew Potenski, Marie Levine, Jennifer A McKinney, Eric Hoffmayer, Alistair DM Dove, Robert Hueter, Alessandro Ponzo, Gonzalo Araujo, Elson Aca, David David, Richard Rees, Alan Duncan, Christoph A Rohner, Clare EM Prebble, Alex Hearn, David Acuna, Michael L Berumen, Abraham Vázquez, Jonathan Green, Steffen S Bach, Jennifer V Schmidt, Stephen J Beatty, David L Morgan. BioScience, bix127, DOI:10.1093/biosci/bix127


2014

SHARK COGNITION AND A HUMAN MEDIATED DRIVER OF A SPATE OF SHARK ATTACKS

(2014) Marie Levine, Ralph S Collier, Erich Ritter, Moustafa Fouda, Vincent Canabal. Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 4:263-269. DOI:10.4236/ojas.2014.45033


2013

Are Caribbean reef sharks - Carcharhinus perezi, able to perceive human body orientation?

(2013) Erich K Ritter, Raid Amin. Animal Cognition, 17:745–753. DOI:10.1007/s10071-013-0706-z


2012

A Rare Use of a Shark’s Fin? Pectoral Fin Scooping of a Sharksucker from The Flank Area of a Female Blacktip Shark.

(2012) Erich K. Ritter. The Open Fish Science Journal, 5:57-59. DOI: 10.2174/1874401X01205010057

Effect of human body position on the swimming behavior of bull sharks.

(2012) Raid Amin, Erich Ritter. Society & Animals, 20(3):225-235. DOI: 10.1163/15685306-12341235

A geospatial analysis of shark attack rates for the east coast of Florida 1994-2009.

(2012) Raid Amin, Erich Ritter, Peter Kennedy. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 45(3):185-198. DOI: 10.1080/10236244.2012.715742

A geospatial analysis of shark attack rates for the coast of California: 1994-2010.

(2012) Raid Amin, Erich Ritter, Lauren Cossette. Journal of Environment and Ecology, 3(1): 246-255. DOI: 10.5296/jee.v3i1.2700


2010

Paternity analysis in a litter of whale shark embryos.

(2010) Jennifer V Schmidt, Chien-Chi Chen, Saad I Sheikh, Mark G Meekan, Bradley L Norman, Shoou-Jeng Joung. Endangered Species Research, 12(2):117-124. DOI: 10.3354/esr00300


2009

Low genetic differentiation across three major ocean populations of the whale shark, Rhincodon typus.

(2009) Jennifer V Schmidt, Claudia L Schmidt, Fusun Ozer, Robin E Ernst, Kevin A Feldheim, Mary V Ashley, Marie Levine. PLoS ONE 4(4):e4988. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0004988


2008

Whale sharks of Donsol.

(2008) Marie Levine. Report to The Explorers Club.

Mafia Island, Tanzania, Report of field research & supplemental work: November 2007 to March 2008.

(2008) Matthew Potenski.


2007

Mafia Island, Tanzania, Field season 1: November 2006 to March 2007, Preliminary tagging report.

(2007) Matthew Potenski.

Satellite tracking of whale sharks using tethered tags.

(2007) Andrew Gifford, Leonard JV Compagno, Marie Levine, Alex Antoniou. Fisheries Research, 84(1):17-24. DOI:10.1016/j.fishres.2006.11.011

Aerial surveys of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) off the east coast of Southern Africa.

(2007) Andrew Gifford, Leonard JV Compagno, Marie Levine. In: TR Irvine and JK Keesing (Eds.) Proceedings of the First International Whale Shark Conference, 9-12 May 2005 Australia.

Preliminary Results: Census of sharks of the National Marine Park at Cocos Island: July 2005 to May 2007.

Randall Arauz, Alex Antoniou, Ilena Zanela, Leonard JV Compagno, Marie Levine.


2006

Exercise Jurassic shark, Cocos Island July 2 – 15, 2006.

(2006) Randall Arauz, Alex Antoniou.

Preliminary Results: Movements of scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) tagged in Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica, 2005.

Memoria: Primer Seminario Taller Sobre el Estado del Conocimiento de la Condrictio fauna de Costa Rica. 8-9 (Spanish).


2005

Bite motivation of sharks reflected by the wound structure on humans.

(2005) Erich K Ritter, Marie Levine. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 26(2):136-140. DOI: 10.1097/01.paf.0000164231.99750.2b


2004

Manta Ecuador, Expedition report.

(2004) Matthew Potenski.

Whale shark project India: Feasibility study.

(2004) Arun Patil. SRI India.

Use of forensic analysis to better understand shark attack behaviour.

(2004) Erich Ritter, Marie Levine. The Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology, 22(2):40-46.


2002

Archival pop-up satellite tagging of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) in Honduras and the Galapagos Islands.

(2003) Alex Antoniou, Marie Levine.

Whale shark project India: Post-ban.

(2002) Arun Patil. SRI India.


2001

Whale shark project India: Assessment of whale shark fishery.

(2001) Arun Patil. SRI India


1999

Consolidated summary of the fieldwork studies done on the whale sharks off the east coast of Southern Africa from the period 1993 to 1998.

(1999) Andrew Gifford.


1998

Report on the fifth whale shark tagging and survey program for the period May 1, 1997 to April 30, 1998.

(1998) Andrew Gifford. SRI South Africa.


1997

Report on the fifth whale shark tagging and survey program for the period May 1, 1997 to April 30, 1998.

(1998) Andrew Gifford. SRI South Africa.


1996

Unprovoked Attacks by White Sharks Off the South African Coast.

(1996) Marie Levine. Ch 40. In: The biology of Carcharodon carcharias. AP Klimley, DG Ainley, Editors. San Diego, Academic Press: 435-448


1994

Preliminary whale shark tagging & survey program for the period December 1, 1993 to April 30, 1994.

(1994) Andrew Gifford. SRI South Africa.