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About this site


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Portrait by Stanley Klimley.

A. Peter Klimley

Position: Adjunct Associate Professor

Campus Address:
1334 Academic Surge
Department of Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology

Phone: (530) 752-5830

Email: spam free email link to Pete Klimley

Degrees:

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

Research Interests:

The role of sensory physiology in orientation, predator-prey interactions, ultrasonic tracking and telemetry

Internet:

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.

Klimley, A.P., J.E. Richert, and S.J. Jorgensen. 2005. The home of blue water fish. American Scientist 93:42-49.

Kelly, J.T and A.P. Klimley. 2003. The occurrence of the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, at Point Reyes Headlands, California. Bulletin of California Fish and Game, in press.

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Swimming toward school of hammerhead sharks.

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. 2003. The Secret Life of Sharks: A Leading Biologist Reveals the Mysteries of Shark Behavior. Simon and Schuster, New York, 292 pp.

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, S. Van Sommeran, and J.T. Kelly. 2001. The hunting strategy of white sharks at a pinniped colony. Marine Biology. 13: 617-636.

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.

Lectures:

WFC 100: Marine Vertebrate Techniques (10.1 Mb)

WFC 121: Electroreception in fishes (5.3 Mb)

 

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