Kevin A Feldheim
Affiliation: The Field Museum
- The breeding biology of lemon sharks at a tropical nursery lagoonKevin A Feldheim
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 West Taylor Street, 60607, USA
Proc Biol Sci 269:1655-61. 2002..The ubiquitous polyandry reported here raises the possibility that genetic incompatibility and post-copulatory paternity-biasing mechanisms may operate in viviparous sharks...
- Shark virgin birth produces multiple, viable offspringKevin A Feldheim
Pritzker Laboratory for Molecular Systematics and Evolution, The Field Museum, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
J Hered 101:374-7. 2010..These findings demonstrate that some female sharks are capable of producing, multiple, viable offspring through parthenogenesis...
- Reconstruction of parental microsatellite genotypes reveals female polyandry and philopatry in the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostrisKevin A Feldheim
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
Evolution 58:2332-42. 2004..Adult male sharks rarely sired more than one litter at Bimini and may mate over a broader geographic area...
- Two decades of genetic profiling yields first evidence of natal philopatry and long-term fidelity to parturition sites in sharksKevin A Feldheim
Pritzker Laboratory for Molecular Systematics and Evolution, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60605, USA
Mol Ecol 23:110-7. 2014..Long-term fidelity to specific nursery sites coupled with natal philopatry highlights the merits of emerging spatial and local conservation efforts for these threatened predators...
- Low genetic differentiation across three major ocean populations of the whale shark, Rhincodon typusJennifer V Schmidt
The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
PLoS ONE 4:e4988. 2009..Genetic analysis of population structure is one essential component of the baseline data required for whale shark conservation...
- Microsatellite loci for dreissenid mussels (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Dreissenidae) and relatives: markers for assessing exotic and native populationsKevin A Feldheim
Field Museum, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
Mol Ecol Resour 11:725-32. 2011....
- Genetic Diversity of White Sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, in the Northwest Atlantic and Southern AfricaShannon J O'Leary
From the School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11394 O Leary, Fields, and Chapman the Pritzker Laboratory for Molecular Systematics and Evolution, The Field Museum, Chicago, IL 60605 Feldheim the National Marine Fisheries Service, Apex Predators Program, Narragansett, RI 02882 Natanson the KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board and Biomedical Resource Unit, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban 4000, South Africa Wintner the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario N9B3P4, Canada Hussey the Save our Seas Shark Center and Guy Harvey Research Institute, Nova Southeastern University, FL 33004 Shivji and the Institute of Ocean Conservation Science, Stony Brook, NY 11794 Chapman
J Hered 106:258-65. 2015..Our study also highlights how assessment of genetic diversity can complement other sources of information to better understand the status of threatened marine fish populations. ..
- Investigating the allelic evolution of an imperfect microsatellite locus in the Hawaiian mushroom Rhodocollybia laulahaMatthew R Keirle
Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
J Hered 102:727-34. 2011....
- A genetic assessment of polyandry and breeding-site fidelity in lemon sharksJoseph D DiBattista
Redpath Museum and Department of Biology, McGill University, 859 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Mol Ecol 17:3337-51. 2008..e. body size and growth) among sites. The finding of at least some site fidelity in females also supports the need for careful conservation of each nursery...
- Are indirect genetic benefits associated with polyandry? Testing predictions in a natural population of lemon sharksJoseph D DiBattista
Redpath Museum and Department of Biology, McGill University, 859 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Mol Ecol 17:783-95. 2008..Our inability to find indirect genetic benefits of polyandry despite detailed pedigree and survival information suggests the need for similar assessments in other natural populations...