A. Peter Klimley
Position: Adjunct Associate Professor
Phone: (530) 752-5830
1982: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego - Ph.D. Marine Biology
1976: Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami, Florida - M.S. Biological Oceanography
1970: State University of New York, Stony Brook - B.S. Zoology
The role of sensory physiology in orientation, predator-prey interactions, ultrasonic tracking and telemetry
Dr. Hammerhead, NOVA/PBS Web Page, research featured and questions about shark biology answered [see www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sharks/masters/ hammerhead.html].
Recent Publications and Presentations:
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. In Press. Observations on the behavior of white sharks scavenging from a whale carcass at Point Reyes, California. California Fish and Game.
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., A.P. Klimley, and C.E. Crocker. 2003. Movements of adult and sub-adult green sturgeon in the San Francisco Estuary. San Francisco Bay Delta Estuary, 6th Biennial State of the Estuary Conference, Poster, Abstract.
Klimley, A.P., S.J. Jorgensen, A. Muhlia-Melo, and S.C. Beavers. 2003. Movements of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) to and from Espiritu Santo Seamount in Gulf of California. Fisheries Bulletin, 101: 684-692.
Kihslinger, R.L. and A.P. Klimley. 2002. Species identity and the temporal characteristics of fish acoustic signals. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 116: 210-214.
Klimley, A.P., S. C. Beavers, T.H. Curtis, and S.J. Jorgensen. 2002. Movements and swimming behavior of three species of sharks in La Jolla Canyon, California. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 63: 117-135.
Klimley, A.P., B.J. Le Boeuf, K.M. Cantara, J.E. Richert, S.F. Davis, and S. Van Sommeran. 2001. Radio-acoustic positioning: a tool for studying site-specific behavior of the white shark and large marine vertebrates. Marine Biology. 138:429-446.
WFC 100: Marine Vertebrate Techniques (10.1 Mb)
WFC 121: Electroreception in fishes (5.3 Mb)