In the news, updated October 2015
Earth Touch: World Octopus Day
October 8 (Oct 2015)
Marine & Freshwater Research
Issue cover (Sep 2015)
Earth Touch: Natural World
Octopolis battleground (Sep 2015)
Urban Marine Ecology (E. Heery)(Apr 2014)
The Scene, Weather Channel
Octopuses Fight (Sep 2015)
All Things Considered
Octopuses take up arms (Aug 2015)
Colin McEnroe Show
Smart as an octopus? (Sy Montgomery)(Aug 2015)
Do octopuses use projectiles? (Aug 2015)
Evening Briefing (#12) |
James Gorman ScienceTake (Jul 2015)
National Geographic Wet & Wild
Octopus Talk (Jul 2015)
New books on octopuses (Sy Montgomery)(May 2015)
Anchorage Daily News (Jun 2013)
BBC Nature (Apr 2012)
In pictures: Tracking secretive octopuses
Behavior, ecology, genetics, captive care and physiology of octopuses, especially the giant Pacific octopus
Enteroctopus dofleini in Alaska.
Crab anti-predator response:
Behavioral and community-level responses of crabs to predation.
Dynamics of predators and their prey emphasizing behavior.
Previous work conducted with the collaborators linked below.
North Gulf Oceanic Society |
PWS Science Center |
Lion Research Center |
Care and husbandry of organisms in aquariums.
Student work associated with the University aquarium systems is linked below.
Coral aquaculture |
Aquarium biology course |
Marine Field Work
Philosophy of Evolution
Philosophy of Mind
Ph.D. 1992, M.S. 1986,
Ecology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, M.N.
Ph.D. thesis title: Foraging behavior and predator avoidance: Lions and their prey in the Serengeti.
Thesis Professor: Dr. Craig Packer
B.S. 1984 cum laude, Biology (Experimental Psychology minor)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.