Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Mitchell, J.D., Drymon, J.M., Vardon, J. et al. (2022). Shark depredation: future directions in research and management. Rev Fish Biol Fisheries . https://doi.org/10.1007/s11160-022-09732-9

  • Whitenack LB, Mickley BL, Saltzman J, Kajiura SM, Macdonald CC, Shiffman DS (2022) A content analysis of 32 years of Shark Week documentaries. PLoS ONE 17(11): e0256842. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256842

  • Farmer, NA, LP Garrison, C Horn, M Miller, T Gowan, RD Kenney, M Vukovich, J Robinson Willmott, J Pate, DH Webb, T. Mullican, JD Stewart, K Bassos-Hull, C Jones, D Adams, J Waldron, S Kajiura. 2022. The distribution of manta rays in the western North Atlantic Ocean off the eastern United States. Scientific Reports 12: 6522https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-10482-8
  • 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. (pdf)
  • 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.(pdf)
  • 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) (pdf)
  • McCutcheon, SM & SM Kajiura. 2013. Electrochemical properties of lanthanide metals in relation to their application as shark repellents. Fisheries Research 147: 47-54. (pdf)
  • Macesic, LJ, & SM Kajiura. 2009. Electric organ morphology and function in the lesser electric ray, Narcine brasiliensis. Zoology 112: 442-450.(pdf)
  • Kajiura, SM & SML Tallack. 2009. Pupil dilation in the spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias. MDIBL Bulletin 49: 68. (pdf)
  • 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.(pdf)
  • 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. (pdf)
  • 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) (pdf)
  • 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. (pdf)
  • Wetherbee, BM & SM Kajiura. 2000. The occurrence of a rare squaloid shark, Trigonognathus kabeyai, from the Hawaiian islands. Pacific Science 54(4): 389-394. (pdf)
  • 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. (pdf)
  • 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. (pdf)

  • Nemtzov, SC, SM Kajiura & CA Lompart. 1993. Diel color phase changes in the coney Epinephelus fulvus (Teleostei, Serranidae). Copeia 1993(3): 883-885. (pdf)

Book Chapters

  • Meredith, TL, SM Kajiura, KC Newton, TC Tricas, CN Bedore. 2022. Advances in the sensory biology of elasmobranchs. pp. 143-176 in JC Carrier, CA Simpfendorfer, MR Heithaus & KE Yopak, eds. Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives 3rd edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. (pdf)

  • Kajiura SM 2019. Electroreceptors. In: Vonk J, Shackelford T. (eds) Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. Springer, Cham

  • 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. (pdf)

  • 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. (pdf)

  • 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. (pdf)