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Dr. Shannon Gerry

Assistant Professor of Biology
sgerry@fairfield.edu
o: Bannow Science Center Rm 217
p: x2542

 

Gerry, S.P, Ellerby, D.J. 2014. Resolving shifting patterns of muscle energy use in swimming fish. PLoSOne 9(8): e106030.

Gerry, S.P., Vogelzang, M., Ascher, J.M. and Ellerby, D.J. 2013. Variation in the diet and feeding morphology of polyphenic Lepomis macrochirus. Journal of Fish Biology 82(1):338-346.

Gerry, S.P., Robbins, A. and Ellerby, D.J. 2012. Intraspecific variation in fast-start performance of bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 85(6):694-703.

Gerry, S.P., Daigle, A., Feilich, K.F., Liao, J., Oston, A.L. and Ellerby, D.J. 2012. Serotonin as an integrator of leech behavior and muscle mechanical performance. Zoology. 115:255-260.

Ellerby, D.J. and Gerry, S.P. 2011.  Sympatric divergence and performance trade-offs of bluegill ecomorphs. Evolutionary Biology. 38(4):422-433.

Gerry, S.P. and Ellerby, D.J. 2011. Serotonin modulates muscle function in the medicinal leech Hirudo verbana. Biology Letters. 7:885-888.

Gerry S.P., Wang J. and Ellerby D.J. 2011. A new approach to quantifying morphological variation in bluegill Lepomis macrochirus. Journal of Fish Biology 78(4), 1023-1034.

Gerry, S.P. and Scott, A.J. 2010. Shark scavenging behavior in the presence of competition. Current Zoology 56(1): 100-108.

Gerry, S.P., Summers, A.P., Wilga, C.D. and Dean, M.N. 2010. Pairwise modulation of jaw muscle activity in two species of elasmobranchs. Journal of Zoology. 281(4): 282-292.

Hayashi, M., Gerry, S.P. and Ellerby, D.J. 2010. The seed dispersal catapault of Cardamine parviflora is efficient but unreliable. American Journal of Botany. 97(10): 1-7.

Gerry, S.P., Ramsay, J.B., Dean, M.N. and Wilga, C.D. 2008. Asynchrony in paired muscle motor activity. Integrative and Comparative Biology 48:272-282.

Raschi, W.G. and Gerry, S. 2003. Adaptations in the elasmobranch electroreceptive system. In: Fish Adaptations, A.L. Val and B.G. Kapoor, eds. Enfield, NH: Scientific Publishers, Inc. p 233-258.