Affiliation: Northern Arizona University
- The Teleost Intramandibular Joint: A mechanism That Allows Fish to Obtain Prey Unavailable to Suction FeedersAlice C Gibb
Department of Biology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011 5640, USA Biology Department, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD 21157, USA School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Arizona State University, Glendale, AZ 85069 7100, USA
Integr Comp Biol 55:85-96. 2015..Because such prey cannot be drawn into the mouth by suction, the IMJ provides a new mechanism that enables fish to obtain food that otherwise would be unavailable. ..
- Thrash, flip, or jump: the behavioral and functional continuum of terrestrial locomotion in teleost fishesAlice C Gibb
Department of Biology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA
Integr Comp Biol 53:295-306. 2013....
- Fish out of water: terrestrial jumping by fully aquatic fishesAlice C Gibb
Department of Biology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011, USA
J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 315:649-53. 2011....
- Modeling the jaw mechanism of Pleuronichthys verticalis: The morphological basis of asymmetrical jaw movements in a flatfishAlice Coulter Gibb
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
J Morphol 256:1-12. 2003..In addition, similar morphological modifications have been observed in other fish taxa that also produce jaw flexion during feeding, which suggests that there may be convergence in the basic mechanism of asymmetry...
- Heterochrony and the development of the escape response: prehatching movements in the rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykissAlice C Gibb
Department of Biology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011 5640, USA
J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 307:556-67. 2007..This finding supports the evolutionary hypothesis that an effective escape response is critical for the survival of newly hatched teleost fishes...
- Development of the escape response in teleost fishes: do ontogenetic changes enable improved performance?Alice C Gibb
Department of Biological Sciences, Box 5640, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, 86011 5640, USA
Physiol Biochem Zool 79:7-19. 2006..e., those with direct development) should have a greater ability to evade predators than do fish that enter the environment at an early stage of development (i.e., those with indirect development)...
- Cranial movements during suction feeding in teleost fishes: Are they modified to enhance suction production?Alice C Gibb
Department of Biology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA
Zoology (Jena) 108:141-53. 2005..We suggest that suction performance may be greatest in such obligate benthic feeders because cranial morphology is highly modified and prey are captured from the substrate...
- Botulinum toxin injections as a method for chemically denervating skeletal muscle to test functional hypotheses: a pilot study in Lepomis cyanellusMatthew W O'Neill
Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011, USA
Physiol Biochem Zool 80:241-9. 2007..We suggest that botulinum toxin holds great promise as a chemical denervation agent in functional studies of animal locomotion and feeding behaviors...
- Locomotor behavior across an environmental transition in the ropefish, Erpetoichthys calabaricusCinnamon M Pace
Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011 5640, USA
J Exp Biol 214:530-7. 2011....
- Kinematics of aquatic and terrestrial escape responses in mudskippersBrook O Swanson
Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Arizona University, PO Box 5640, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA
J Exp Biol 207:4037-44. 2004..Thus, it appears that the same locomotor morphology is recruited differently by the central nervous system to produce a distinct behavior appropriate for each environment...
- Trophic apparatus in cyprinodontiform fishes: functional specializations for picking and scraping behaviorsL Patricia Hernandez
Department of Biological Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia 20052, USA
J Morphol 270:645-61. 2009..We propose that the suite of morphological characters described here enable a functional innovation, "picking," which leads to novel trophic habits...
- Morphology of a picky eater: a novel mechanism underlies premaxillary protrusion and retraction within cyprinodontiformsL Patricia Hernandez
Department of Biological Sciences, The George Washington University, 2023 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
Zoology (Jena) 111:442-54. 2008..This mechanism is further refined in some poeciliids, where direct muscular control of the premaxillae may facilitate picking and/or scraping material from the substrate...