Christopher D Marshall
Affiliation: Texas A and M University at Galveston
- Topographical organization of the facial motor nucleus in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)Christopher D Marshall
Department of Marine Biology, Texas A and M University at Galveston, Galveston, TX 77551, USA
Brain Behav Evol 70:164-73. 2007..This conjecture is based on recent data for rodents, similiarities in the rodent and sirenian muscular-vibrissal complex, and the analogous nature of the sirenian cortical Rindenkerne system with the rodent barrel system...
- Feeding kinematics, suction, and hydraulic jetting performance of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina)Christopher D Marshall
Department of Marine Biology, Texas A and M University, Galveston, Texas, United States of America Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America
PLoS ONE 9:e86710. 2014..Such flexibility of feeding strategies and biomechanics likely forms the basis of their opportunistic, generalized feeding ecology and concomitant breadth of diet. ..
- The ontogenetic scaling of bite force and head size in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta): implications for durophagy in neritic, benthic habitatsChristopher D Marshall
Department of Marine Biology, Texas A and M University, Galveston, TX, USA
J Exp Biol 215:4166-74. 2012....
- Feeding kinematics, suction and hydraulic jetting capabilities in bearded seals (Erignathus barbatus)Christopher D Marshall
Department of Marine Biology, Texas A and M University at Galveston, 5007 Avenue U, Galveston, TX 77551, USA
J Exp Biol 211:699-708. 2008..Furthermore, bearded seals support predictions that mouth size, fluid flow speed, and elusiveness of prey consumed are among a suite of traits that determine the specific nature of suction feeding among species...
- Microstructure and innervation of the mystacial vibrissal follicle-sinus complex in bearded seals, Erignathus barbatus (Pinnipedia: Phocidae)Christopher D Marshall
Department of Marine Biology, Texas A and M University at Galveston, Texas 77551, USA
Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 288:13-25. 2006....
- Somatotopic organization of perioral musculature innervation within the pig facial motor nucleusChristopher D Marshall
Texas A and M University at Galveston, Galveston, Tex 77551, USA
Brain Behav Evol 66:22-34. 2005..The large and somatotopically organized SOO motor neuron pool in pigs suggests that the upper lip might be more richly innervated than the other perioral muscles and functionally divided...
- Feeding kinematics of Kogia and Tursiops (Odontoceti: Cetacea): characterization of suction and ram feedingBrian Bloodworth
Texas A and M University at Galveston, 77551, USA
J Exp Biol 208:3721-30. 2005..Kinematic data support functional hypotheses that odontocetes generate suction by rapid depression of the hyoid and tongue...
- A functional comparison of the hyolingual complex in pygmy and dwarf sperm whales (Kogia breviceps and K. sima), and bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)Brian E Bloodworth
Texas A and M University at Galveston, Galveston, TX 77551, USA
J Anat 211:78-91. 2007..The tongues of kogiids should be capable of generating greater intraoral volume changes compared with the long, narrow tongue of bottlenose dolphins...
- Feeding biomechanics of juvenile red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) from the northwestern Gulf of MexicoJanelle E Case
Texas A and M University at Galveston, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Science, 5007 Avenue U, Galveston, TX 77551, USA
J Exp Biol 211:3826-35. 2008..Habitat disparity and possibly available prey composition generated variations in juvenile feeding biomechanics and behavior that may affect recruitment...
- Biomechanics of the rostrum and the role of facial suturesKatherine L Rafferty
Department of Orthodontics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
J Morphol 257:33-44. 2003..These differences are attributed to asymmetrical incisor contact occurring at the end of the power stroke...