Ethan D Clotfelter

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Affiliation: Amherst College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Exposure to environmentally relevant concentrations of genistein during activation does not affect sperm motility in the fighting fish Betta splendens
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Biomed Res Int 2014:865741. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The effects of temperature and dissolved oxygen on antioxidant defences and oxidative damage in the fathead minnow Pimephales promelas
    E D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    J Fish Biol 82:1086-92. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Modulation of monoamine neurotransmitters in fighting fish Betta splendens exposed to waterborne phytoestrogens
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Fish Physiol Biochem 36:933-43. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Frequency-dependent performance and handedness in professional baseball players (Homo sapiens)
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, MA 01002, USA
    J Comp Psychol 122:68-72. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Acorn mast drives long-term dynamics of rodent and songbird populations
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Oecologia 154:493-503. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Serotonin decreases aggression via 5-HT1A receptors in the fighting fish Betta splendens
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, United States
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 87:222-31. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Behavioral changes in fish exposed to phytoestrogens
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Environ Pollut 144:833-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Consequences of elevating plasma testosterone in females of a socially monogamous songbird: evidence of constraints on male evolution?
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918, USA
    Horm Behav 46:171-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Cerebral lateralization and its relationship to phylogeny and aggression in anabantoid fishes
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 69:169-75. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Dietary carotenoids increase yellow nonpigment coloration of female convict cichlids (Amantitlania nigrofasciata)
    Alexandria C Brown
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 86:312-22. 2013

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Publications17

  1. pmc Exposure to environmentally relevant concentrations of genistein during activation does not affect sperm motility in the fighting fish Betta splendens
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Biomed Res Int 2014:865741. 2014
    ..7 nM or 3.7 μ M) significantly affected these sperm parameters. Our findings suggest that acute exposure to waterborne phytoestrogens during activation does not reduce the motility of fish sperm...
  2. doi request reprint The effects of temperature and dissolved oxygen on antioxidant defences and oxidative damage in the fathead minnow Pimephales promelas
    E D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    J Fish Biol 82:1086-92. 2013
    ..In a separate experiment, P. promelas maintained at three water temperatures (7, 23 and 32° C) for 31 days did not differ in liver acrolein, a biomarker of oxidative stress...
  3. doi request reprint Modulation of monoamine neurotransmitters in fighting fish Betta splendens exposed to waterborne phytoestrogens
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Fish Physiol Biochem 36:933-43. 2010
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  4. doi request reprint Frequency-dependent performance and handedness in professional baseball players (Homo sapiens)
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, MA 01002, USA
    J Comp Psychol 122:68-72. 2008
    ..Furthermore, these cognitive representations are likely to be more critical to the success of right-handed hitters, who have reduced visuomotor skills relative to left-handed hitters...
  5. ncbi request reprint Acorn mast drives long-term dynamics of rodent and songbird populations
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Oecologia 154:493-503. 2007
    ..Our results improve our understanding of the complex ecological interactions in oak-dominated forests by illustrating the importance of abiotic and biotic factors at different trophic levels...
  6. ncbi request reprint Serotonin decreases aggression via 5-HT1A receptors in the fighting fish Betta splendens
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, United States
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 87:222-31. 2007
    ..These results suggest a complex role for serotonin in the expression of aggression in teleost fishes, and that B. splendens may be a useful model organism in pharmacological and toxicological studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Behavioral changes in fish exposed to phytoestrogens
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Environ Pollut 144:833-9. 2006
    ..This suggests that phytoestrogen contamination has the potential to significantly affect the behavior of free-living fishes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Consequences of elevating plasma testosterone in females of a socially monogamous songbird: evidence of constraints on male evolution?
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918, USA
    Horm Behav 46:171-8. 2004
    ..We found no reason to expect reduced parental behavior by females as a negative fitness consequence of selection for higher testosterone in males...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cerebral lateralization and its relationship to phylogeny and aggression in anabantoid fishes
    Ethan D Clotfelter
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 69:169-75. 2007
    ..We also used the PGLS method to reconstruct ancestral values for individual lateralization in this group of fishes, from which we conclude that the ancestral condition was one of low variance in eye-use preference...
  10. doi request reprint Dietary carotenoids increase yellow nonpigment coloration of female convict cichlids (Amantitlania nigrofasciata)
    Alexandria C Brown
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 86:312-22. 2013
    ..Gonadosomatic index and tank environment were also related to ventral patch color, supporting previous behavioral work highlighting the importance of social selection in reinforcing signal honesty...
  11. ncbi request reprint Exposure to 17α-ethinylestradiol decreases motility and ATP in sperm of male fighting fish Betta splendens
    Tracy M Montgomery
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
    Environ Toxicol 29:243-52. 2014
    ..The current study adds to the growing body of literature that indicates the risks to aquatic organisms of exposure to environmentally relevant concentrations of EE2...
  12. doi request reprint Reproductive consequences of exposure to waterborne phytoestrogens in male fighting fish Betta splendens
    Louise M Stevenson
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 60:501-10. 2011
    ..We conclude that sexually mature male B. splendens are relatively immune to reproductive impairments from short-term exposure to waterborne phytoestrogens...
  13. pmc Experimental cooling during incubation leads to reduced innate immunity and body condition in nestling tree swallows
    Daniel R Ardia
    Department of Biology, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 17604, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1881-8. 2010
    ..Our results indicate that environmental conditions and trade-offs experienced during one stage of development can have important carry-over effects on later life-history stages...
  14. doi request reprint Temperature and life history: experimental heating leads female tree swallows to modulate egg temperature and incubation behaviour
    Daniel R Ardia
    Program in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Anim Ecol 78:4-13. 2009
    ..These results indicate that studies investigating the role of energetics in driving reproductive investment in intermittent incubators should consider egg temperature and individual variation more explicitly...
  15. doi request reprint Fighting fish (Betta splendens) bubble nests do not inhibit microbial growth
    Alexandria C Brown
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 317:481-7. 2012
    ..Our results confirm earlier work citing the importance of male nest attendance, and suggest that the mechanism responsible for decreased survival in the absence of attending males is pathogenic microbes...
  16. pmc Experimental heating reveals nest temperature affects nestling condition in tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor)
    Jonathan H Pérez
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
    Biol Lett 4:468-71. 2008
    ..These results indicate that investment in one life-history stage can have multiple pathways of carry-over effects on future life-history stages...
  17. doi request reprint Testing the carotenoid trade-off hypothesis in the polychromatic Midas cichlid, Amphilophus citrinellus
    Susan M Lin
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 83:333-42. 2010
    ..Our data also suggest that the developmental transition from the barred to gold morph is not accompanied by a decrease in innate immunity in this species...