Student Projects and Presentations

Lehan, T., A.B. Ronan, and L.A. Ferry. Scaling of force production in the jaws of the dusky smooth hound shark. ASU Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects Symposium, April 2017.

Lehan, T., A.B. Ronan, and L.A. Ferry. Force production in the jaws of the dusky smooth hound shark. ASU Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects Symposium, April 2016; 3rd place in undergraduate research competition

Turner-Rogers, A, A.B. Ronan, and L.A. Ferry. Estimating jaw lever mechanics in morphologically disparate shark species. NCIAS Research and Creative Projects, April 2016.

Farina, S.C, L.A Ferry, M, Knope, A.P. Summers, and W.E. Bemis. The contribution of the branchiostegal apparatus to driving ventilatory current in cottoid fishes. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), Jan 2015.

Lerma, S., D. Cafferata, W. Tran and L.A. Ferry. Prey-capture kinematics of the Australian rainbowfish, Melanotaenia splendida. NCIAS Student Research Expo, April 2015; 1st place in undergraduate research competition; and Arizona Nevada Academy of Sciences, April 2015 (published abstracts on-line).

MacDonald, I., A.P. Summers, L.A. Ferry, and A.C. Gibb. Do Pacific sandfish use a modified two-phase respiratory pump for rapid burial? Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), Jan 2014 (published abstracts on-line).

Farina, S.C, L.A Ferry, T.J. Near, A.P. Summers, and W.E. Bemis. Trends in morphology and biomechanics of the aquatic gill ventilatory system of ray-finned fishes (Actinopterygii). American Physiological Society, Oct 2014.

MacDonald, I., A.P. Summers, L.A. Ferry, and A.C. Gibb. Burial kinematics of the Pacific sandfish: is the two-phase respiratory pump used for rapid burial? American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH), July 2013; Best Student Paper in Genetics, Development, and Morphology.

Farina, S, L.A. Ferry, and W.E Bemis. Evolution and functional morphology of the branchiostegal apparatus in actinopterygian fishes. International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), July 2013.

Farina, S, and L.A. Ferry. Functional morphology of ventilation in four species of sculpin (Scorpaeniformes). Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), Jan 2013 (published abstracts on-line).

Doost, M., and L.A. Ferry. Tooth morphology and diet in Cyprinodontiform fishes. Barrett Honors College Celebrating Honor Symposium, April 9, 2014, ASU, Tempe, AZ; NCIAS Student Research Expo, April 2014.

Mackey,B., K. Vanderploeg and L.A. Ferry. Prey capture mechanics in the swordtail Xiphophorus helleri. NCIAS Student Research and Creative Projects Expo, April 2013.

Porter, J., J., DeSierra, and L.A. Ferry. Jaw angle modulation in response to different food types in Poecilia sphenops. NCIAS Student Research and Creative Projects Expo, April 2013.

MacDonald, I., A.P. Summers, L.A. Ferry, and A.C. Gibb. Cranial movements of the Pacific sandfish during burial. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), Jan 2013 (published abstracts on-line).

Reynaga, C., L.A. Ferry, and A.J. Clark. A comparative study of body shape and swimming kinematics in pholid and stichaeid fishes. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), Jan 2013 (published abstracts on-line).

Porter, J., J., DeSierra, and L.A. Ferry. Jaw angle modulation in response to different food types in Poecilia sphenops. NCIAS Student Research Expo, April 2012; and Arizona Nevada Academy of Sciences, April 2012, (published abstracts on-line).

Lines, G.K., S.A., Blume, and L.A. Ferry. The effect of food type on prey capture kinematics in the mudminnow, Umbra limi. EX-STATIC Poster Expo, Feb 2012; and NCIAS Student Research Expo, April 2012, 2nd place in undergraduate research competition; and Arizona Nevada Academy of Sciences, April 2012 (published abstracts on-line).

Ferry, L.A., and B. Ahr. Food webs in urban fish ‘communities’ from the Salt River Project canals. CAP-LTER Annual All-Scientists Meeting, Jan 2012.

Moran, C. and L.A. Ferry. Curious food procurement in the family Kyphosidae. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), Jan 2011 (published abstracts on-line).

B.M. Perlman. Just swim away: the C-start escape response in four species of surfperches (Embiotocidae) from central California. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), Jan 2011 (published abstracts on-line).

Basilio, A., B.M. Perlman, and L.A. Ferry. Effects of body size on pectoral fin growth of black surfperch (Embiotoca jacksoni) from central California. Western Society of Naturalists (WSN), Nov 2010; and Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference, Sept 2010; 3rd place in undergraduate research competition.

Moran, C.J. and L.A. Ferry-Graham. Scraping in the north Eastern Pacific Kyphosid. Girella nigricans. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH), July 2010; and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Currents Symposium, May 2010.

Perlman, B.M. Swimming performance, as indicated by Ucrit and C-start escape responses, in surfperches (Embiotocidae). Western Society of Naturalists (WSN), Nov 2009.

Perlman, B.M. and L.A. Ferry-Graham. Interspecific variation of pectoral fin morphology of surfperches (Embiotocidae) along Central California. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), Dec 2008; and Western Society of Naturalists (WSN), Nov 2008

Quaranta, K.L. Feeding morphology and kinematics in surfperches (Embiotocidae: Perciformes): Evolution and functional consequences. Western Society of Naturalists (WSN), Nov 2007; and Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB), Dec 2008.

Quaranta, K.L. and L.A. Ferry-Graham. Feeding mechanisms and jaw morphology as it relates to foraging ecology and diversity of the family Embiotocidae. Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Currents Symposium, May 2006.

 

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