Publications

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
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
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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