Peer-reviewed Publications
Newton, KC & SM Kajiura. 2017. Magnetic field discrimination, learning, and memory in the yellow stingray (Urobatis jamaicensis). Animal Cognition 20(4): 603-614. doi: 10.1007/s10071-017-1084-8
Ebert, DA, YP Papastamatiou, SM Kajiura & BM Wetherbee. 2017. Etmopterus lailae sp. nov., a new lanternshark (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Zootaxa 437(2): 371-382. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4237.2
Desender, M, SM Kajiura, B Ampe, L Dumolein, H Polet, K Chiers, & A Decostere. 2017. Pulse trawling: Evaluating its impact on prey detection by small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 486: 336–343. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150911
Kajiura, SM & SL Tellman. 2016. Quantification of Massive Seasonal Aggregations of Blacktip Sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus) in Southeast Florida. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0150911. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150911
Bedore, CN, SM Kajiura & S Johnsen. 2015. Freezing behavior facilitates bioelectric crypsis in cuttlefish faced with predation risk. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20151886.
Harris, LL, CN Bedore & SM Kajiura. 2015. Electroreception in the obligate freshwater stingray, Potamotrygon motoro. Marine and Freshwater Research 66 (11): 1027-1036.
Berquist, RM, VL Galinsky, SM Kajiura & LR Frank. 2015. The coelacanth rostral organ is a unique low-resolution electro-detector that facilitates the feeding strike. Scientific Reports 5: 8962.
Bedore, CN, LL Harris & SM Kajiura. 2014. Behavioral responses of batoid elasmobranchs to prey-simulating electric fields are correlated to peripheral sensory morphology and ecology. Zoology 117: 95-103. (with cover)
Macesic, LJ & SM Kajiura. 2014. Pelvic girdle shape predicts locomotion and phylogeny in batoids. Journal of Morphology 275: 100-110.
Bedore, CN, ER Loew, TM Frank, RE Hueter, DM McComb & SM Kajiura. 2013. A physiological analysis of color vision in batoid elasmobranchs. Journal of Comparative Physiology-A 199: 1129-1141.
Siciliano, AM, SM Kajiura, JH Long & ME Porter. 2013. Are you positive? Electric dipole polarity discrimination in the yellow stingray, Urobatis jamaicensis. Biological Bulletin 225: 85-91. (with cover)
McCutcheon, SM & SM Kajiura. 2013. Electrochemical properties of lanthanide metals in relation to their application as shark repellents. Fisheries Research 147: 47-54.
Bedore, CN & SM Kajiura. 2013. Bioelectric fields of marine organisms. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 86(3): 298-311. (with cover)
McComb, DM, SM Kajiura, AZ Horodysky, & TM Frank. 2013. Comparative visual function in predatory fishes from the Indian River Lagoon. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 86(3): 285-297.
Meredith, TL, SM Kajiura & A Hansen. 2013. The somatotopic arrangement of the elasmobranch olfactory bulb. Journal of Morphology 274: 447-455.
Wueringer, BE, L Squire Jr, SM Kajiura, IR Tibbetts, NS Hart & SP Collin. 2012. Electric Field Detection in Sawfish and Shovelnose Rays. PLoS ONE 7(7): e41605.
Meredith, TL, J Caprio & SM Kajiura. 2012. Sensitivity and specificity of the olfactory epithelia of two elasmobranch species to bile salts. Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 2660-2667.
Macesic, LJ & AP Summers. 2012. Flexural stiffness and composition of the batoid propterygium as predictors of punting ability. Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 2003-20012. (with cover)
Wueringer, BE, L Squire Jr, SM Kajiura, NS Hart & SP Collin. 2012. The function of the sawfish's saw. Current Biology 22(5): 150-151. (with cover)
Jordan, LJ, JW Mandelman & SM Kajiura. 2011. Behavioral responses to weak electric fields and a lanthanide metal in two shark species. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology & Ecology 409: 345-350.
Wueringer, BE, SC Peverell, J Seymour, L Squire Jr, SM Kajiura & SP Collin. 2011. Sensory systems in sawfishs. 1. The ampullae of Lorenini. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 78: 139-149.
Meredith, TL, & SM Kajiura. 2010. Olfactory morphology and physiology of elasmobranchs. Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 3449-3456.
Macesic, LJ, & SM Kajiura. 2010. Comparative punting kinematics and pelvic fin musculature of benthic batoids. Journal of Morphology 271: 1219-1228.
Kajiura, SM. 2010. Pupil dilation and visual field in the piked dogfish, Squalus acanthias. Environmental Biology of Fishes 88: 133-141.
McComb, DM, TM Frank, RE Hueter & SM Kajiura. 2010. Temporal resolution and spectral sensitivity of the visual system of three coastal shark species from different light environments. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 83(2): 299-307. (with cover)

McComb, DM, TC Tricas & SM Kajiura. 2009. Enhanced visual fields in hammerhead sharks. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 4010-4018.

Macesic, LJ, & SM Kajiura. 2009. Electric organ morphology and function in the lesser electric ray, Narcine brasiliensis. Zoology 112: 442-450.
Tricas, TC, SM Kajiura & AP Summers. 2009. Response of the hammerhead shark olfactory epithelium to amino acid stimuli. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 195: 947-954.
Jordan, LK, SM Kajiura & MS Gordon. 2009. Functional consequences of structural differences in stingray sensory systems. Part I: mechanosensory lateral line canals. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 3037-3043.
Jordan, LK, SM Kajiura & MS Gordon. 2009. Functional consequences of structural differences in stingray sensory systems. Part II: electrosensory system. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 3044-3050.
Kajiura, SM, LJ Macesic, TL Meredith, KL Cocks & LJ Dirk. 2009. Commensal foraging between double-crested cormorants and a Southern stingray. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121(3): 646-648.
Kajiura, SM & SML Tallack. 2009. Pupil dilation in the spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias. MDIBL Bulletin 49: 68.
Kajiura, SM & TP Fitzgerald. 2009. Response of juvenile scalloped hammerhead sharks to electric stimuli. Zoology 112: 241-250. (with cover)
McGowan, DW & SM Kajiura. 2009. Electroreception in the euryhaline stingray, Dasyatis sabina. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 1544-1552.
McComb, DM & SM Kajiura. 2008. Visual fields of four batoid fishes: a comparative study. Journal of Experimental Biology 211: 482-490.
Schwab, IR & DM McComb. 2007. Keeping a cool head. British Journal of Ophthalmology 91: 138. (with cover)

Tricas, TC, SM Kajiura & RK Kosaki. 2006. Acoustic communication in territorial butterflyfish: test of the sound production hypothesis. Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 4994-5004.

Kajiura, SM, JP Tyminski, JB Forni & AP Summers. 2005. The sexually dimorphic cephalofoil of bonnethead sharks, Sphyrna tiburo. Biological Bulletin 209: 1-5. (with cover)
Kajiura, SM, JB Forni & AP Summers. 2005. Olfactory morphology of carcharhinid and sphyrnid sharks – does the cephalofoil confer a sensory advantage? Journal of Morphology 264: 253-263. (with cover)
Kajiura, SM. 2003. Electroreception in neonatal bonnethead sharks, Sphyrna tiburo. Marine Biology 143: 603-611.
Summers, AP, MM Koob-Emunds, SM Kajiura & TJ Koob. 2003. A novel fibrocartilagenous tendon from an elasmobranch fish (Rhinoptera bonasus). Cell & Tissue Research 312: 221-227.
Nelson, PA, SM Kajiura & GS Losey. 2003. Exposure to solar radiation may increase ocular UV-filtering in the juvenile scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini. Marine Biology 142(1): 53-56.
Kajiura, SM, JB Forni & AP Summers. 2003. Maneuvering in juvenile carcharhinid and sphyrnid sharks: the role of the hammerhead shark cephalofoil. Zoology 106(1): 19-28. (with cover)
Kajiura, SM & KN Holland. 2002. Electroreception in juvenile scalloped hammerhead and sandbar sharks. Journal of Experimental Biology 205(23): 3609-3621.
Young, FA, SM Kajiura, GV Visser, JPS Correia & MFL Smith. 2002. Notes on the long-term transport of the scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini). Zoo Biology 21(3): 243-251.
Kajiura, SM. 2001. Head morphology and electrosensory pore distribution of carcharhinid and sphyrnid sharks. Environmental Biology of Fishes 61(2): 125-133.
Wetherbee, BM & SM Kajiura. 2000. Occurrence of a rare squaloid shark, Trigonognathus kabeyai, from the Hawaiian islands. Pacific Science 54(4): 389-394.
Kajiura, SM, AP Sebastian & TC Tricas. 2000. Dermal bite wounds as indicators of reproductive seasonality and behaviour in the Atlantic stingray, Dasyatis sabina. Environmental Biology of Fishes 58(1): 23-31.
Holland, KN, P Kleiber & SM Kajiura. 1999. Different residence times of yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares, and bigeye tuna, T. obesus, found in mixed aggregations over a seamount. Fisheries Bulletin 97: 392-395.
Kajiura, SM & TC Tricas. 1996. Seasonal dynamics of dental sexual dimorphism in the Atlantic stingray, Dasyatis sabina. Journal of Experimental Biology 199(10): 2297-9306.
Nemtzov, SC, SM Kajiura & CA Lompart. 1993. Diel color phase changes in the coney Epinephelus fulvus (Teleostei, Serranidae). Copeia 1993(3): 883-885.
Book Chapters
Kajiura, SM, AC Cornett & KE Yopak. 2009. Sensory adaptations to the environment – Electroreceptors as a case study. pp. 393-434 in JC Carrier, JA Musick & MR Heithaus, eds. Sharks and Their Relatives II: Biodiversity, Adaptive Physiology, and Conservation. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.
Holland, KN, AC Bush, CG Meyer, SM Kajiura, BM Wetherbee & CG Lowe. 2001. Five tags applied to a single species in a single location: the tiger shark experience. pp. 237-247 in JR Sibert & JL Nielsen, eds. Electronic tagging and tracking in marine fisheries. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.
Holland, KN, SM Kajiura, DG Itano & J Sibert. 2001. Tagging techniques can elucidate the biology and exploitation of aggregated pelagic species. pp. 211-218 in GR Sedberry, ed. Island in the stream: oceanography and fisheries of the Charleston Bump. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 25, Bethesda, Maryland.

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