G A Nevitt

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Early rearing environment impacts cerebellar growth in juvenile salmon
    Rebecca L Kihslinger
    Section Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, UC Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:504-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Olfactory foraging by Antarctic procellariiform seabirds: life at high Reynolds numbers
    G A Nevitt
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Biol Bull 198:245-53. 2000
  3. doi request reprint Sensory ecology on the high seas: the odor world of the procellariiform seabirds
    Gabrielle A Nevitt
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:1706-13. 2008
  4. pmc Evidence for olfactory search in wandering albatross, Diomedea exulans
    Gabrielle A Nevitt
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and Department of Avian Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4576-81. 2008
  5. pmc Sensitivity to dimethyl sulphide suggests a mechanism for olfactory navigation by seabirds
    Gabrielle A Nevitt
    Centre for Animal Behaviour, Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behaviour, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Biol Lett 1:303-5. 2005
  6. doi request reprint The neuroecology of dimethyl sulfide: a global-climate regulator turned marine infochemical
    Gabrielle A Nevitt
    Centre for Animal Behavior, Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 51:819-25. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Testing olfactory foraging strategies in an Antarctic seabird assemblage
    Gabrielle Nevitt
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behaviour, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Exp Biol 207:3537-44. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Behavioral attraction of Leach's storm-petrels (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) to dimethyl sulfide
    Gabrielle A Nevitt
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:1497-501. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of developmental environment on the evolution of olfactory foraging behaviour in procellariiform seabirds
    R W van Buskirk
    Center for Animal Behavior, Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Evol Biol 21:67-76. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Individual odor recognition in procellariiform chicks: potential role for the major histocompatibility complex
    Terence W O'Dwyer
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1170:442-6. 2009

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Early rearing environment impacts cerebellar growth in juvenile salmon
    Rebecca L Kihslinger
    Section Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, UC Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:504-9. 2006
    ..These results highlight the need to consider enrichment strategies when designing captive rearing facilities for both conservation and laboratory use...
  2. ncbi request reprint Olfactory foraging by Antarctic procellariiform seabirds: life at high Reynolds numbers
    G A Nevitt
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Biol Bull 198:245-53. 2000
    ..Once in a profitable foraging area, procellariiforms may use olfactory cues on a small scale to assist them in locating prey patches...
  3. doi request reprint Sensory ecology on the high seas: the odor world of the procellariiform seabirds
    Gabrielle A Nevitt
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:1706-13. 2008
    ..We are now set to explore the mechanistic basis for these discriminatory abilities in the context of kin recognition, and whether or not the major histocompatibility complex is involved...
  4. pmc Evidence for olfactory search in wandering albatross, Diomedea exulans
    Gabrielle A Nevitt
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and Department of Avian Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4576-81. 2008
    ..5% of total prey mass captured by in-flight foraging. These results offer insights into the sensory basis for area-restricted search at the large spatial scales of the open ocean...
  5. pmc Sensitivity to dimethyl sulphide suggests a mechanism for olfactory navigation by seabirds
    Gabrielle A Nevitt
    Centre for Animal Behaviour, Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behaviour, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Biol Lett 1:303-5. 2005
    ..We further show that birds can use DMS as an orientation cue in a non-foraging context within a concentration range that they might naturally encounter over the ocean...
  6. doi request reprint The neuroecology of dimethyl sulfide: a global-climate regulator turned marine infochemical
    Gabrielle A Nevitt
    Centre for Animal Behavior, Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 51:819-25. 2011
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  7. ncbi request reprint Testing olfactory foraging strategies in an Antarctic seabird assemblage
    Gabrielle Nevitt
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behaviour, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Exp Biol 207:3537-44. 2004
    ..Together, the results support the hypothesis that Antarctic procellariiforms use species-specific foraging strategies that are inter-dependent and more complex than simply tracking prey by scent...
  8. ncbi request reprint Behavioral attraction of Leach's storm-petrels (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) to dimethyl sulfide
    Gabrielle A Nevitt
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:1497-501. 2003
    ..The results are consistent with the hypothesis that the detection of biogenic sulfur compounds in combination with other cues assists birds in locating foraging hotspots...
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of developmental environment on the evolution of olfactory foraging behaviour in procellariiform seabirds
    R W van Buskirk
    Center for Animal Behavior, Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Evol Biol 21:67-76. 2008
    ..Based on this analysis, we propose that nesting on the surface was a life-history innovation that opened up a new developmental environment with profound effects on the foraging ecology of procellariiform seabirds...
  10. doi request reprint Individual odor recognition in procellariiform chicks: potential role for the major histocompatibility complex
    Terence W O'Dwyer
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1170:442-6. 2009
    ..It is not currently known whether this highly polymorphic gene region influences body odors and individual recognition in the procellariiforms, but this could be a fruitful area of future research...
  11. doi request reprint Examining the development of individual recognition in a burrow-nesting procellariiform, the Leach's storm-petrel
    Terence W O'Dwyer
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:337-40. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Evidence that thyroid hormone induces olfactory cellular proliferation in salmon during a sensitive period for imprinting
    Sean C Lema
    Center for Animal Behavior and Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, One Shields Avenue, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Exp Biol 207:3317-27. 2004
    ..Taken together, our results establish a link between the thyroid hormone axis and measurable anatomical changes in the peripheral olfactory system...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the olfactory abilities of three species of procellariiform chicks
    Gregory B Cunningham
    Department of Neurobiology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:1615-20. 2003
    ..A negative correlation between the mass of blue petrel chicks and their mean responsiveness to odours indicates that older or recently fed birds are less responsive to these stimuli...
  14. ncbi request reprint Variation in vasotocin immunoreactivity in the brain of recently isolated populations of a death valley pupfish, Cyprinodon nevadensis
    Sean C Lema
    Center for Animal Behavior and Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 135:300-9. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that the divergent ecological conditions of these two habitats have brought about changes in AVT pathways in the brain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Exogenous vasotocin alters aggression during agonistic exchanges in male Amargosa River pupfish (Cyprinodon nevadensis amargosae)
    Sean C Lema
    Center for Animal Behavior and Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Horm Behav 46:628-37. 2004
    ..Combined, these results show that AVT can modulate agonistic behaviors in male pupfish and support the idea that variation in AVT activity may underlie differences in aggression among Death Valley populations...
  16. doi request reprint The use of odors at different spatial scales: comparing birds with fish
    Jennifer L DeBose
    Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Chem Ecol 34:867-81. 2008
    ..In so doing, we identify behavioral similarities and new questions that need to be addressed regarding the olfactory ecology of these diverse groups of organisms...
  17. ncbi request reprint Testing an ecophysiological mechanism of morphological plasticity in pupfish and its relevance to conservation efforts for endangered Devils Hole pupfish
    Sean C Lema
    Center for Animal Behavior and Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:3499-509. 2006
    ..diabolis in Devil's Hole and the refuges. These findings illustrate the need to incorporate a mechanistic understanding of phenotypic plasticity into conservation strategies to preserve imperiled fishes...
  18. doi request reprint Dimethylsulfoniopropionate as a foraging cue for reef fishes
    Jennifer L DeBose
    Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and the Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 319:1356. 2008
    ..We present evidence that planktivorous reef fishes will aggregate to experimental deployments of DMSP over coral reef habitats in the wild...
  19. ncbi request reprint Proliferation zones in the salmon telencephalon and evidence for environmental influence on proliferation rate
    Sean C Lema
    Center for Animal Behavior, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 141:327-35. 2005
    ..These results suggest that environmental conditions, and associated changes in swimming activity or social structure, may influence rates of cell proliferation in the fish forebrain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Re-evaluating NADPH-diaphorase histochemistry as an indicator of nitric oxide synthase: an examination of the olfactory system of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch)
    S C Lema
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Neurosci Lett 313:1-4. 2001
    ..Immunoreactivity to NOS was present in short axon cells of the bulb, but was absent from the epithelium. Our findings show that NADPH-d staining was not representative of NOS in the olfactory tissues of salmon...
  21. pmc Rapid communication: experimental evidence that juvenile pelagic jacks (Carangidae) respond behaviorally to DMSP
    Jennifer L DeBose
    Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Chem Ecol 36:326-8. 2010
    ..These results provide further evidence that this chemical may serve as a chemosensory cue for carangid species...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evidence for nest-odour recognition in two species of diving petrel
    Francesco Bonadonna
    Behavioural Ecology Group, Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CNRS, F 34293 Montpellier cedex 5, France
    J Exp Biol 206:3719-22. 2003
    ..Since this ability seems to be well developed in diving petrels, our data further implicate a novel adaptation for olfaction in these two species that have been presumed to lack a well-developed sense of smell...
  23. ncbi request reprint Partner-specific odor recognition in an Antarctic seabird
    Francesco Bonadonna
    Behavioural Ecology Group, CNRS Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, 1919 Route de Mende, F 34293 Montpellier, Cedex 5, France
    Science 306:835. 2004
    ..Here, we explore the use of intraspecific chemical cues in burrow recognition and present evidence for partner-specific odor recognition in a bird...