Alumnus: Kelly

 


John Kelly suturing a green sturgeon after inserting a tag, 4/2004

Suturing an anesthetized sturgeon after inserting an ultrasonic tag.


John T. Kelly

Position: Assistant Professor of Marine Biology, University of New Haven

Current Address:

Department of Biology & Environmental Science
University of New Haven
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 06516

Phone: 203-479-4822

Email: spam free email link to John Kelly

Degrees:

2006: University of California, Davis - Ph.D. Animal Behavior

2001: University of California, Davis - M.S. Animal Behavior

1995: University of Miami, FL - dual B.S. Marine Science and Biology, general honors program

Appointments:

2007 - 2009: University of Massachusetts, Amhersts - Postdoctoral Fellow, McCormick Fish Physiology Lab

Research Interests:

Movement and migration in marine vertebrates; the role of sensory physiology in orientation; rheotropism; passive electroreception; behavior, ecology and physiology of fishes; ultrasonic tracking and telemetry.

Publications:

Campos B.R., M.A. Fish, G. Jones, R.W. Riley, P.J. Allen, A.P. Klimley, J.J. Cech Jr., and J.T. Kelly. 2009. Movements of brown smoothhounds, Mustelus henlei, in Tomales Bay, California. Environmental Biology of Fishes OnlineFirst

Heublein J.C., J.T. Kelly, C.E. Crocker, A.P. Klimley, and S.T. Lindley. 2009. Migration of green sturgeon, Acipenser medirostris, in the Sacramento River. Environmental Biology of Fishes 84(3):245-58

Lindley, S.T., M.L. Moser, D.L. Erickson, M. Belchik, D.W. Welch, E.L. Rechisky, J.T. Kelly, J. Heublein, and A.P. Klimley. 2008. Marine migration of North American green sturgeon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 137:182–194

Kelly, J.T., A.P. Klimley, and C.E. Crocker. 2007. Movements of green sturgeon, Acipenser medirostris, in the San Francisco Bay Estuary, California. Environmental Biology of Fishes 79(3-4):281-295

Klimley, A.P., P.J. Allen, J.A. Israel, and J.T. Kelly. 2007. The Green Sturgeon And Its Environment: Introduction. Environmental Biology of Fishes 79(3-4):187-190

Klimley, A.P., P.J. Allen, J.A. Israel, and J.T. Kelly. 2007. The Green Sturgeon and its Environment: Past, Present, and Future. Environmental Biology of Fishes 79(3-4):415-421

Kelly, J.T., A.P. Klimley, and C.E. Crocker. In Press. Movements of green sturgeon, Acipenser medirostris, in the San Francisco Bay Estuary, California. Environmental Biology of Fishes.

T.H. Curtis, J.T. Kelly, K.L. Menard, R.K. Laroche, R.E. Jones, and A.P. Klimley. 2006. Observations on the behavior of white sharks scavenging from a whale carcass at Point Reyes, California. California Fish and Game 92(3):000-000.

Klimley, A.P., R.L. Kihslinger, and J.T. Kelly. 2005. Directional and non-directional movements of bat rays (Myliobatis californica) in Tomales Bay, California. Environmental Biology of Fishes 74(1)79-88.

Kelly, J.T., and A.P. Klimley. 2003. The occurrence of the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, at the Point Reyes Headlands, California. California Fish and Game 89(4):187-186.

Lema, S.C., and J.T. Kelly. 2002. The production of communication signals at the air-water and water-substrate boundaries. Journal of Comparative Psychology 116(2):145-150.

Klimley, A.P., B.J. Le Boeuf, K.M. Cantara, J.E. Richert, S.F. Davis, S. Van Sommeran, and J.T. Kelly. 2001. The hunting strategy of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) near a seal colony. Marine Biology 138:617-636.

Bustamante, G., M. Chiappone, J. Kelly, A. Lowe, and K. Sullivan-Sealey. 2000. Fish and Fisheries in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: Recommendations For Their Protection. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 51:242-257.

John Kelly transfering an anesthetized sturgeon to a recovery tank after tag insertion surgery at the Romberg Tiburon Center.

Transfering an anesthetized sturgeon to a recovery tank after tag insertion surgery at the Romberg Tiburon Center.


Chiappone, M., R. Sluka, K.M. Sullivan, E. Schmitt, G. Bustamante, J. Kelly, M. Vega, E. Pugibet, F.X. Geraldes, and R.E. Torres. 1998. Comparison of grouper assemblages in northern areas of the wider Caribbean: A preliminary assessment. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 50:427-451.

Presentations and Posters:

Kelly, J.T., A.P. Klimley, and C.E. Crocker. 2005. Movements of Adult and Sub-adult Green Sturgeon in the San Francisco Bay Estuary. Symposium on Green Sturgeon and its Environment, 2005 Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, California-Nevada Chapter, Sacramento, CA. Presentation, Abstract.

Kelly, J.T., A.P. Klimley, and C.E. Crocker. 2003. Movement of adult and sub-adult green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris) in the San Francisco Estuary. 6th Biennial State of the Estuary Conference, Oakland, CA. Poster, Abstract.

Kelly, J.T., and A.P. Klimley. 2001. The occurrence of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) at the Point Reyes Headlands. Gulf of the Farallones Research Symposium, 25 October, 2001, San Francisco. Presentation, Abstract.

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