Publications

2017
Stump K, Crooks CJ, Fitchett MD, Gruber SH, Guttridge T. 2017. Hunted hunters: an experimental test of the effects of predation risk on juvenile lemon shark habitat use. Inter-Research. Marine Ecology Progress Series 574:85-95
2017
Hussey N, DiBattista JD, Moore JW, Ward EJ, Fisk AT, Kessel ST, Guttridge TL, Feldheim KA, Franks BR, Gruber SH, Weideli OC, Chapman DD. 2017. Risky business for juvenile marine predator? An indirect test of the influence of foraging strategies and natural selection on size and growth rate in the wild. Proceedings of Royal Society. In Press.
2017
Guttridge TL, Van Zinnicq-Bergmann M, Bolte C, Howey-Jordan L, Kessel ST, Brooks J, Bond ME, Winram W, Jordan LK, Cashman R, Tolentino E, Grubbs RD, Gruber SH. 2017. Philopatry and regional connectivity in the great hammerhead shark, Sphyrna mokarran in the U.S. and Bahamas. Frontiers in Marine Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00003.
2017
Keller B, Finger JS. Abel D, Gruber SH, Guttridge TL. 2017. The effects of familiarity on the social interactions of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology. 489, 24-31.
2016
J.S. Finger*, F. Dhellemmes*, T.L. Guttridge, R. M. V. Kurvers, S.H. Gruber, J. Krause. 2016. Rate of movements of juvenile lemon sharks in a novel open field, are we measuring activity or reaction to novelty? Animal behaviour. Accepted. *Co first authorship
2016
Brooks JL, Guttridge TL, Franks BR, Grubbs DR, Chapman DD, Gruber SH, Dibattista JD, Feldheim KA. 2015. Using genetic inference to re-evaluate the minimum longevity of the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris. Journal of Fish Biology. In Press.
2016
Kessel ST, Hansell A, Gruber SH, Guttridge TL, Hussey N, Perkins R. 2015. Lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) catch per unit effort (CPUE) trends, Bimini, Bahamas, derived from a fishery independent, 32-year shallow water longline survey. Journal of Fish Biology. In Press.
2015
Guttridge TL, Gulak S, Franks BR, Carlson J, Gruber SH, Gledhill KS, Bond ME, Johnson G, Grubbs RD. 2015. Occurrences and habitat use of the Critically Endangered smalltooth sawfish (Pristis pectinata) in the Bahamas. Journal of Fish Biology. 87: 1322-1341.
2015
Bullock R, Guttridge TL, Cowx IG, Elliott J. Gruber SH. 2015. Evaluating and controlling for effects of external tag attachment in sharks: Behavioural responses and recovery. Journal of Fish Biology. 87: 1342-1354.
2015
Gledhill KS, Kessel ST, Feldheim KA, Gruber SH, Guttridge TL, Hansell A, Chapman DD. 2015. Genetic structure and population dynamics of blacktip sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus) (Müller & Henle, 1839) from Bimini, Bahamas. Journal of Fish Biology. 87: 1371-1388.
2015
Kessel, S. T., Hussey, N. E., Webber, D. M., Gruber, S. H., Young, J. M., Smale, M. J., & Fisk, A. T. (2015). Close proximity detection interference with acoustic telemetry: the importance of considering tag power output in low ambient noise environments. Animal Biotelemetry, 3(1), 1-14.
2015
Gallagher, A. J., Vianna, G.M.S., Papastamatiou, Y.P., Macdonald, C., Guttridge, T.L., & Hammerschlag, N. (2015). Biolgical effects, conservation potential, and research priorities of shark diving tourism. Biolgocal Conservation, 184, 365-379
2015
Ashe, J.L., Feldheim, K.A., Fields, A.T., Reyier, E.A., Brooks, E.J., O'Connell, M.T., Skomal, G., Gruber, S.H., & Chapman, D.D. (2015). Local population structure and context-dependent isolation by distance in a large coastal shark. Marine Ecology Progress Series 520, 203-216
2014
O'Connell, C. P., Guttridge, T. L., Gruber, S. H., Brooks, J., Finger, J. S., & He, P. (2014). Behavioral modification of visually deprived lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) towards magnetic fields. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 453, 131-137.
2014
O'Connell, C. P., Hyun, S. Y., Gruber, S. H., O'Connell, T. J., Johnson, G., Grudecki, K., & He, P. (2014). The use of permanent magnets to reduce elasmobranch encounter with a simulated beach net. 1. The bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas). Ocean & Coastal Management.
2014
Reyier, E.A., Franks, B.R., Chapman, D.D., Scheidt, D.M., Stolen, E.D., & Gruber, S.H. (2014). Regional-Scale Migrations and Habitat Use of Juvenile Lemon Sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) in the US South Atlantic. PLoS ONE 9(2):e88470
2014
Feldheim, K. A., Gruber, S. H., DiBattista, J. D., Babcock, E. A., Kessel, S. T., Hendry, A. P., ... & Chapman, D. D. (2014). Two decades of genetic profiling yields first evidence of natal philopatry and long‐term fidelity to parturition sites in sharks. Molecular ecology, 23(1), 110-117
2014
White, R.W., Nagy, J.D., & Gruber, S. H. (2014) Modeling the population dynamics of lemons sharks. Biology Direct, 9:23
2014
Kessel, S.T., Chapman, D.D., Franks, B.R., Gedamke, T., Gruber, S.H., Newman, J.M., White, E.R., & Perkins, R.G. (2014). Predictable temperature-regulated residency, movement and migration in a large, highly mobile marine predator (Negaprion brevirostris). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 514, 175-190
2013
Guttridge, T.L. & Brown, C. (2013) Learning and memory in the Port Jackson shark, Heterodontus portusjacksoni. Animal Cognition.
2013
Melillo‐Sweeting, K., Turnbull, S. D., & Guttridge, T. L. (2013). Evidence of shark attacks on Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) off Bimini, The Bahamas. Marine Mammal Science.
2013
Worm, B., Davis, B., Kettemer, L., Ward-Paige, C. A., Chapman, D., Heithaus, M. R., ... & Gruber, S. H. (2013). Global catches, exploitation rates, and rebuilding options for sharks. Marine Policy, 40, 194-204.
2013
Chapman, D. D., Frisk, M. J., Abercrombie, D. L., Safina, C., Gruber, S. H., Babcock, E. A., ... & Worm, B. (2013). Give Shark Sanctuaries a Chance. Science, 339(6121), 757-757.
2013
Guttridge TL, van Dijk S, Stamhuis EJ, Krause J, Gruber SH, Brown C (2013) Social learning in juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Animal Cognition 16: 55-64.
2013
Kessel, S. T., Gruber, S. H., Gledhill, K. S., Bond, M. E., & Perkins, R. G. (2013). Aerial Survey as a Tool to Estimate Abundance and Describe Distribution of a Carcharhinid Species, the Lemon Shark, Negaprion brevirostris. Journal of Marine Biology.
2013
Young JM, Frasca S Jr, Gruber SH, Benz GW (2013) Monogenoid infection of neonatal and older juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris (Carcharhinidae), in a shark nursery. Journal of Parasitology In-Press.
2012
DiGiorlamo AL, Gruber SH, Pomory C, Bennett WA (2012) Diel temperature patterns of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris, in a shallow nursery. Journal of Fish Biology 80: 1436-1448.
2012
Guttridge TL, Gruber SH, Franks B, Kessel ST, Uphill J, Gledhill KS, Krause J, Sims DW (2012) Deep danger: Intra-specific predation risk influences habitat use and aggregation formation of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Marine Ecology Progress Series 445: 279-291.
2012
Jennings DE, DiBattista JD, Stump K, Hussey NE, Franks BR, Grubbs RD & Gruber, SH (2012) Assessment of the aquatic biodiversity of a threatened coastal lagoon at Bimini, Bahamas. Journal of Coastal Conservation.
2011
DiBattista JD, Feldheim KA, Garant D, Gruber SH & Hendry AP (2011) Anthropogenic disturbance and evolutionary parameters: a lemon shark population experiencing habitat loss. Evolutionary Applications 4: 1-17.
2011
Guttridge TL, Gruber SH, DiBattista JD, Feldheim KA, Croft DP, Krause S & Krause J (2011) Assortative interactions and leadership in a free-ranging population of juvenile lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris). Marine Ecology Progress Series 423: 235-245.
2011
Newman SP, Handy RD & Gruber SH (2011) Ontogenetic diet shifts and prey selection in nursery bound lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris, indicate a flexible foraging tactic. Environmental Biology of Fishes. pp. 1-12.
2011
Pettitt-Wade H, Newman SH, Parsons KT, Gruber SH & Handy RD (2011) Dietary metal and macro-nutrient intakes of juvenile lemon sharks determined from the nutritional composition of prey items. Marine Ecology Progress Series 433: 245-260.
2010
Guttridge TL, Gruber SH, Krause J & Sims DW (2010) Novel acoustic technology for studying free-ranging shark social behavior by recording individuals’ interactions. PLoS ONE 5(2): e9324. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009324
2010
Newman SP, Handy RD & Gruber SH (2010) Diet and prey preference of juvenile lemon sharks. Marine Ecology Progress Series 398: 221-234.
2010
O’Connell PO, Abel DC, Gruber SH, Stroud EM, Rice PH (2010) Response of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris, to a magnetic barrier simulating a beach net. Ocean and Coastal Management 54(3): 225-230
2010
Spaet JLY, Kessel ST & Gruber SH (2010) Learned hook avoidance of lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) based on electroreception and shock treatment. Marine Biology Research 6:399 -407.
2009
Chapman D, Gruber SH, DiBattista JD, Franks B, Kessel ST, Guttridge TL, Babcock EK, Pikitch EK & Feldheim KA (2009) Long-term natal site-fidelity by immature lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) at a subtropical island. Molecular Ecology 18: 3500-3507.
2009
DiBattista JD, Feldheim KA, Garant D, Gruber SH, Hendry AP. (2009) Evolutionary potential of a large marine vertebrate: quantitative genetic parameters in a wild population. Evolution 63: 1051-1067.
2009
Gleiss AC, Gruber SH & Perkins RP (2009) Multi-Channel Data-Logging: Towards Determination of Behavior and Metabolic Rate in Free-Swimming Sharks. In: J.L. Nielsen et al. (eds.), Tagging and Tracking of Marine Animals with Electronic Devices, Reviews: Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries 9 DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-9640-2 13.
2009
Guttridge TL, Gruber SH, Gledhill KS, Croft DP, Sims DW & Krause J (2009) Social preferences in juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Animal Behavior 78: 543-548.
2009
Guttridge TL, Myrberg AA, Porcher I, Sims DW & Krause J (2009) Role of learning in shark behavior. Fish and Fisheries 10: 450-469.
2009
Krause S, Mattner L, James R, Guttridge TL, Corcoran MJ, Gruber SH, & Krause J (2009) Social network analysis and valid markov chain monte carlo tests of null models. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63: 1089-1096.
2009
Reeve A, Handy RD & Gruber SH (2009) Prey selection and functional response of juvenile lemon sharks Negaprion brevirostris. Journal of Fish Biology 75: 276-281.
2008
DiBattista JD, Feldheim KA, Thibert-Plante X, Gruber SH & Hendry AP. (2008) A genetic assessment of polyandry and breeding site fidelity in lemon sharks. Molecular Ecology 17:3337-3351.
2008
DiBattista JD, Feldheim KA, Gruber AH & Hendry AP (2008) Are indirect genetic benefits associated with polyandry? A test in a natural population of lemon sharks Molecular Ecology 17: 783-795.
2008
Jennings DE, Gruber SH, Franks BR, Kessel ST & Robertson AL (2008) Effects of large-scale anthropogenic development on juvenile lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) populations of Bimini, Bahamas. Environmental Biology of Fishes 83: 369377.
2008
Schultz JK, Feldheim KA, Gruber SH, Ashley MV, McGovern TM & Bowen BW (2008) Global phylogeography and seascape genetics of the lemon shark (genus Negaprion). Molecular Ecology 17:5336–5348.
2007
Afonso AS & Gruber SH (2007) Pueruli settlement in the Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus, at Bimini, Bahamas. Crustaceana, 80(11):1355-1371.
2007
DiBattista JD, Feldheim KA, Gruber SH & Hendry AP (2007) When bigger is not better: selection against large size, high condition, and fast growth in juvenile lemon sharks. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20: 201-212.
2007
Gedamke T, Hoenig JM, Musick JA, Dupaul WD & Gruber SH (2007) Using Demographic Models to Determine Intrinsic Rate of Increase and Sustainable Fishing for Elasmobranchs: Pitfalls, Advances and Applications. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27: 605-618.
2007
Newman SP, Handy RD & Gruber SH (2007) Spatial and temporal variations in mangrove and seagrass faunal communities at Bimini, Bahamas. Bulletin Marine Science 80: 529-553.
2007
Wetherbee BM, Gruber SH & Rosa RS (2007) Movement patterns of juvenile lemon sharks Negaprion brevirostris within Atol das Rocas, Brazil: a nursery characterized by tidal extremes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 343: 283-293.
2006
Freitas RHA, Rosa RS, Gruber SH, Wetherbee BM (2006) Early growth and juvenile population structure of lemon sharks Negaprion brevirostris in the Atol das Rocas Biological Reserve, off north-east Brazil. Journal of Fish Biology 68:1319–1332.
2005
Barker MJ, Gruber SH, Newman SP, Schluessel V (2005) Spatial and ontogenetic variation in growth of nursery bound juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris: a comparison of two age-assigning techniques. Environmental Biology of Fishes 72:343–355
2005
Edren SMC & Gruber SH (2005) Homing ability of young lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Environmental Biology of Fishes 72(3): 267-281.
2004
Feldheim KA, Gruber SH, Ashley MV & Orti G (2004) Reconstruction of parental microsatellite genotypes reveals female polyandry and philopatry in the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris. Evolution 58:2332-2342.
2004
Newman SP, Gruber SH & Handy RD (2004) The scarecrow toadfish: habitat, abundance and size at maturity at Bimini, Bahamas. Journal of Fish Biology 64(1):248-252.
2002
Chapman DD & Gruber SH (2002) A further observation of batoid prey handling by the Great hammerhead shark, Sphyrna mokarran, upon a Spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari. Bulletin of Marine Science 70: 947-952.
2002
Feldheim KA & Edren SMC (2002) Impacts of Dredging on Marine Communities - The Bimini Lemon Shark. Bahamas Journal of Science 9:28-35
2002
Feldheim KA, Gruber SH & Ashley MV (2002a) The breeding biology of lemon sharks at a tropical nursery lagoon. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 269:1655-1661.
2002
Feldheim KA, Gruber SH, De Marignac JRC, Ashley MV (2002b) Genetic tagging to determine passive integrated transponder tag loss in lemon sharks. Journal of Fish Biology 61: 1309-1313.
2002
Gruber SH & Parks W (2002) Mega-Resort Development on Bimini: Sound Economics or Environmental Disaster? Bahamas Journal of Science 9(2): 2-18.
2002
Gruber SH, Grant AT, Newman SP (2002) Effects of Large Scale Seafloor Excavation in Bimini. Bahamas Journal of Science 9(2): 36-40.
2002
Newman SP & Gruber SH (2002) Mangrove and seagrass fish and macroinvertebrate communities in Bimini, Bahamas. Bahamas Journal of Science 9(2): 19-27.
2002
Sundstrom LF & Gruber SH (2002) Effects of capture and transmitter attachment on the swimming speed of large juvenile lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris, Poey) in the field. Journal of Fish Biology 61: 834-838.
2001
Feldheim KA, Gruber SH & Ashley MV (2001) Population genetic structure of the lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) in the western Atlantic: DNA microsatellite variation. Molecular Ecology 10: 295-303.
2001
Feldheim KA, Gruber SH, Ashley MV & Mceachran JD (2001) Multiple Paternity of a Lemon Shark Litter (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhinidae). Copeia 781-786.
2001
Gruber SH, De Marignac JRC & Hoenig JM (2001) Survival of juvenile lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) at Bimini, Bahamas, estimated by mark-depletion experiments. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 130: 376-384.
2001
Sundström LF, Gruber SH, Clermont SM, Correia JPS, De Marignac JRC, Morrissey JF, Lowrance CR, Thomassen L & Oliveira MT (2001) Review of Elasmobranch Behavioral Studies Using Ultrasonic Telemetry with Special Reference to the Lemon Shark, Negaprion Brevirostris, Around Bimini Islands, Bahamas. Environmental Biology of Fishes 60: 225-250.
1999
Corcoran MJ & Gruber SH (1999) The use of photoidentification to study social organization of the spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasen 1790), at Bimini, Bahamas: a preliminary report. Bahamas Journal of Science 7(1): 21-27.
1999
Silliman WR & Gruber SH (1999) Behavioral ecology of the spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasen, 1790), in Bimini, Bahamas: an interim report. Bahamas Journal of Science 7(1): 13-20.
1998
Sundstrom LF & Gruber SH (1998) Using speed sensing transmitters to model the bioenergetics of subadult lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris (Poey)) in the field. Hydrobiology 217/272: 241-247.
1998
Sundstrom LF, Sterk J & Gruber SH (1998) Effects of a speed-sensing transmitter on the swimming speed of lemon sharks. Bahamas Journal of Science 6(1): 12-22.
1995
Correia JP, de Marignac JRC & Gruber SH (1995) Young lemon shark behavior in Bimini Lagoon. Bahamas Journal of Science 3(1): 2-8.
1994
Cortes E & Gruber SH (1994) Effect of ration size and gross conversion efficiency of young lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris (Poey). Journal of Fish Biology 44:331-341.
1993
Manire CA & Gruber SH (1993) A preliminary report on the rate of natural mortality of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. NOAA Technical Report NMFS 115: 65-71.
1993
Morrissey JF & Gruber SH (1993) Home range of juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Copeia 2: 425-434.
1993
Morrissey JF & Gruber SH (1993) Habitat selection by juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Environmental Biology of Fishes 38(4): 311-319.
1993
Rasmussen LE & Gruber SH (1993) Serum concentrations of reproductively-related circulating steroid hormones in the free-ranging lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris. Environmental Biology of Fishes 38: 167-164.
1993
Wetherbee, B.M. & S.H. Gruber (1993) Absorption efficiency of the juvenile lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris at varying levels of energy intake. Copeia (2): 417-425.
1992
Manire CA & Gruber SH (1992) Anatomy of a shark attack. Journal of Wilderness Medicine 3: 4-8.
1992
Cortes E & Gruber SH (1992) Gastric evacuation in the young lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris, under field conditions. Environmental Biology of Fishes 35: 205-212.
1991
Manire CA & Gruber SH (1991) Effect of M. type dart tags on field growth of juvenile lemon shark. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 120: 776-780.
1991
Scharrold JV & Gruber SH (1991) Telemetered heartrate as a measure of metabolic rate in the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris. Copeia (4):942-953.
1990
Cortes E & Gruber SH (1990) Diet, feeding habits and estimates of daily ration of young lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris (Poey). Copeia (1): 522-560.
1990
Snelson FF, Gruber SH, Murru FL & Schmid TN (1990) Southern stingray, Dasyatis americana: Host for a symbiotic cleaner wrasse. Copeia (4):961-965.
1990
Hoenig JM & Gruber SH (1990) Life history patterns in the elasmobranchs: Implications for fisheries management. NOAA Tech. Rpt. NMFS 90:1-16.
1990
Manire CA & Gruber SH (1990) Many sharks may be headed toward extinction. Conservation Biology 4(1):10-11.
1990
Rasmussen LE & Gruber SH (1990) Serum levels of circulating steroid hormones in free ranging carcharhinid sharks. NOAA Tech. Rpt. NMFS 90:76-84.
1990
Strong W, Snelson F & Gruber SH (1990) Hammerhead predation on stingrays: An observation of handling by Sphyrna mokarran. Copeia (3): 836-840.
1990
Watsky M & Gruber SH (1990) Induction and duration of tonic immobility in the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris. Fish Physiology. and Biochemistry 8 (3): 207-210.
1990
Wetherbee B, & Gruber SH (1990) The effect of ration level on food retention time in juvenile lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. Environmental Biology of Fishes 29:59-65.
1990
Wetherbee B, Gruber SH & Cortes E (1990) Diet, feeding habits, consumption and digestion of sharks with special reference to the lemon shark. NOAA Tech. Rpt. NMFS 90:29-48.
1989
Bushnell P, Lutz P & Gruber SH (1989) Metabolic rate of an active tropical elasmobranch, the lemon shark Negaprion brevirostris. Experimental Biology 48(5):279-284.
1989
Schurdak M & Gruber SH (1989) Gastric Evacuation of the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris (Poey) under controlled conditions. Experimental Biology 48:77-82.
1988
Gruber SH (1988) Why do sharks attack humans? Naval Research Review 40(1):2-19.
1988
Brown C & Gruber SH (1988) Age assessment of the lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris using tetracycline validated vertebral centra. Copeia (3):747-753
1988
Nixon A & Gruber (1988) Diel metabolic and activity patterns of the lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris). Journal of Experimental Zoology 248(1):1-6.
1989
Tachibana K & Gruber SH (1988) Shark repellent lipophilic constituents in the defense secretion of the moses sole (Pardachirus marmoratus). Toxicon 26(9):839-853.
1989
Gruber SH, Nelson D & Morrissey J (1988) Patterns of activity and space utilization of lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris in a shallow Bahamian lagoon. Bulletin Marine Science 43(1):61-76.
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