Publication List See the exciting work our lab is up to. If you want the pdf of a particular publication, don't hesitate to get in touch! ZoMBiE Lab members are emboldened Adapted from: 7. Yopak KE, Lisney TJ, Collin SP. 2015. Not all sharks are “swimming noses”: Variation in olfactory bulb size in cartilaginous fishes. Brain Structure and Function. 220: 1127-1143 SCHOLARLY BOOKS Yopak KE (ed). 2012. The Nervous System of Cartilaginous Fishes. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Karger Workshop. Karger Publishing Company: Brain Behavior and Evolution. 94 pp. ISBN 978-3-318-02216-2. [link]   SCHOLARLY BOOK CHAPTERS Yopak KE, Carrier J, Summers A. 2018. Imaging Technologies in the Field and Laboratory. In Shark Research: Emerging Technologies and Applications for the Field and Laboratory (Heithaus M, Simpfendorpher C, Carrier J, eds). Taylor & Francis/CRC Press. Invited Chapter. (ISBN: 9781138032927) in press  [link] Gutteridge T, Yopak KE, Schluessel V. 2018. Sharks - Elasmobranch Cognition. In Field and Laboratory Methods in Animal Cognition: A Comparative Guide. Cambridge University Press. (ISBN 978-1-108-42032-7) in press  [link] Moore BA, Tyrrell LP, Kamilar JM, Collin SP, Dominy NJ, Hall MI, Heesy CP, Iwaniuk I, Johnsen S, Lisney TJ, Loew ER, Moritz G, Nava SS, Warrant E, Yopak KE, and Fernández-Juricic E. 2017. Structure and Function of Regional Specialization in the Vertebrate Retina. In Evolution of Nervous Systems, 2nd Edition, Vol I. pp. 351-372. JH. Kaas (ed) Elsevier Publishers. [link] Yopak KE, Pakan J, Wylie D. 2017. The Cerebellum of Non-Mammalian Vertebrates. In Evolution of Nervous Systems, 2nd Edition, Vol I. pp. 373-385 JH. Kaas (ed) Elsevier. [link] Collin SP, Kempster R, Yopak KE. 2015. Sensing the Environment. In Fish Physiology: Physiology of Elasmobranch Fishes. Vol 34A. RE Shadwick, AP Farrell, CJ Brauner, (volume eds). AP Farrell, CJ Brauner (series eds). New York: Elsevier. pp. 19-99 ISBN 978-0-12-801289-5 [link] Kajiura SM, Cornett AD, and Yopak KE. 2010. Sensory adaptations to the environment: Electroreceptors as a case study. In Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives: Vol II: Biodiversity, Adaptive Physiology, and Conservation. JC Carrier, JA Musick, MR Heithaus, eds. New York: CRC Press. pp. 393-431. ISBN-10: 1420080474, ISBN-13: 978-1420080476 [link]   SELECTED JOURNAL ARTICLES Tsuboi, M., W. van der Bijl, B. Kopperud, J. Johannes Erritzøe, K. Voje, K. Yopak, S. Collin, et al. 2018. Decoupling of brain size and body size facilitated the exceptional encephalization of mammals and birds. Nature Ecology and Evolution in press. [link] Ryan LA, Chapuis, L, Hemmi JM, Collin SP, McCauley, R, Yopak KE, Gennari E, Huveneers C, Kempster RM, Kerr CC, Schmidt C, Egeberg CA, Hart N. 2017. Effects of auditory and visual stimuli on shark feeding behaviour: the disco effect. Marine Biology. 165:11 [link] Lisney TJ, Yopak KE, Camilieri-Asch V, Collin SP. 2017. Ontogenetic shifts in brain organization in the blue-spotted stingray, Neotrygon kuhlii (Chondrichthyes: Dasyatidae). Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 89 (2): 68-83 DOI:10.1159/000455223 [link] Salas CA, Yopak KE, Lisney TJ, Hart NP, Potter IC, Collin SP. 2017. The central nervous system of jawless vertebrates: Encephalization in lampreys and hagfishes. Brain Behavior and Evolution. 89 (1): 33–47 DOI:10.1159/ Cover Story  [link] Kempster RM, Egeberg CA, Hart NS, Ryan L, Chapuis L, Kerr C, Schmidt C, Huveneers C, Genari E, Yopak KE, Meeuwig J, and Collin SP. 2016. How close is too close? The effect of non-lethal electric fields on white shark behavior. PLoS One. 11 (7), e0157717  [link] Yopak KE, Galinsky VL, Berquist R, Frank LR. 2016. Quantitative classification of cerebellar foliation in cartilaginous fishes (Class: Chondrichthyes) using 3D shape analysis and its implications for evolutionary biology. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 87: 252-264 Cover Story. [link] Salas C, Yopak KE, Warrington RE, Hart NS, Potter I, Collin SP. 2015. Ontogenetic shifts in brain scaling reflect behavioral changes in the life cycle of the pouched lamprey Geotria australis. Frontiers in Neuroscience, Special Issue: “From ecology to brain development: Bridging separate evolutionary paradigms”. (eds. F Aboitiz, ML Concha, C Gonzalez-Billault and J Mpodozis). 9: 251 doi: 10.3389/fnins.2015.00251 [link] Yopak KE, Lisney TJ, Collin SP. 2015. Not all sharks are “swimming noses”: Variation in olfactory bulb size in cartilaginous fishes. Brain Structure and Function. 220: 1127-1143 [link] Yopak KE, Heel K, Goh G, Northcutt RLG, Collin SP. 2014. Is bigger always better? Developing quantitative measures of cognitive ability in early vertebrates. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 84: 74 [link] Salas, CA, Yopak, KE, Hart NS, Nazari H, Dominguez-Dominguez O, Gill HS, Potter IA, Collin S.P. 2014. Brain scaling and allometric variation of sensory brain regions in lampreys (Petromyzontiformes). Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 84: 72 [link] Moore BA, Kamilar JM, Collin SP, Bininda-Emonds ORP, Dominy NJ, Hall MI, Heesy CP, Johnsen S, Lisney TJ, Loew ER, Moritz G, Nava SS, Warrant E, Yopak KE, and Fernández-Juricic E. 2012. A novel method for comparative analysis of retinal specialization traits from topographic maps. Journal of Vision. 12: 1-24 [link] Yopak KE and Lisney TJ. 2012. Allometric scaling of the optic tectum in cartilaginous fishes. Brain Behavior and Evolution. 80: 108-126. Cover Story  [link] Montgomery JC, Bodznick D, and Yopak KE. 2012. The cerebellum and cerebellum-like structures of cartilaginous fishes. Brain Behavior and Evolution. 80: 152-165. Cover Story Yopak KE. 2012. The nervous system of cartilaginous fishes. Brain Behavior and Evolution Special Issue. 80: 77-79 [link] Yopak KE. 2012. Neuroecology of cartilaginous fishes: The functional implications of brain scaling. Journal of Fish Biology, Special Issue “The Current Status of Elasmobranchs: Biology, Fisheries, and Conservation”. 80: 1968-2023 [link] Berquist RM, Gledhill K, Peterson MW, Doan AH, Baxter G, Yopak KE, Kang N, Walker HJ, Hastings PA, and Frank LR. 2012. The Digital Fish Library: Digitizing, databasing, and documenting the morphological diversity of fishes with MRI. PLoS One. 7: e34499. [link] Mull C, Yopak KE, and Dulvy N. 2011. Does more maternal investment mean a larger brain? Evolutionary relationships between reproductive mode and brain size in chondrichthyans. Marine and Freshwater Research. 62: 567-575 [link] Yopak KE, Lisney TJ, Darlington RB, Collin SP, Montgomery JC, and Finlay BL. 2010. A conserved pattern of brain scaling from sharks to primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). 107: 12946-12951. [link] Yopak KE, Ainsley S, Ebert DA, and Frank LR. 2010. Exploring adaptive evolution in the brains of bathyal skates (Family: Rajidae): Phylogenetic and ecological perspectives. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution. 75: 316 [link]  Yopak KE and Frank LR. 2009. Brain size and brain organization of the whale shark, Rhincodon typus, using magnetic resonance imaging. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution. 74(2): 121-142. Cover Story  [link] Lisney TJ, Yopak KE, Montgomery JC, and Collin SP. 2008. Variation in brain organization and cerebellar foliation in chondrichthyans: Batoids. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution. 72: 262-282. Cover Story  [link] Yopak KE and Montgomery JC. 2008 Brain organization and specialization in deep-sea chondrichthyans. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution. 71: 287-304 [link] Yopak KE, Frank LR, and Montgomery JC. 2007. Variation in cerebellar foliation in cartilaginous fishes: Ecological and behavioral considerations. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 70: 210 [link] Yopak KE, Lisney TJ, Collin SP, and Montgomery JC. 2007. Variation in brain organization and cerebellar foliation in chondrichthyans: Sharks and holocephalans. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution. 69: 280-300. Cover Story  [link] Kozlowski C, Yopak K, Voigt R, and Atema J. 2001. Initial study on the effects of signal intermittency on the odor plume tracking behavior of the American lobster, Homarus americanus. Biological Bulletin. 201: 274-276. [link]

Publication List

See the exciting work our lab is up to. If you want the pdf of a particular publication, don't hesitate to get in touch!

ZoMBiE Lab members are emboldened

Adapted from: 7. Yopak KE, Lisney TJ, Collin SP. 2015. Not all sharks are “swimming noses”: Variation in olfactory bulb size in cartilaginous fishes. Brain Structure and Function. 220: 1127-1143

SCHOLARLY BOOKS

  • Yopak KE (ed). 2012. The Nervous System of Cartilaginous Fishes. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Karger Workshop. Karger Publishing Company: Brain Behavior and Evolution. 94 pp. ISBN 978-3-318-02216-2. [link]

 

SCHOLARLY BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Yopak KE, Carrier J, Summers A. 2018. Imaging Technologies in the Field and Laboratory. In Shark Research: Emerging Technologies and Applications for the Field and Laboratory (Heithaus M, Simpfendorpher C, Carrier J, eds). Taylor & Francis/CRC Press. Invited Chapter. (ISBN: 9781138032927) in press  [link]
  • Gutteridge T, Yopak KE, Schluessel V. 2018. Sharks - Elasmobranch Cognition. In Field and Laboratory Methods in Animal Cognition: A Comparative Guide. Cambridge University Press. (ISBN 978-1-108-42032-7) in press  [link]
  • Moore BA, Tyrrell LP, Kamilar JM, Collin SP, Dominy NJ, Hall MI, Heesy CP, Iwaniuk I, Johnsen S, Lisney TJ, Loew ER, Moritz G, Nava SS, Warrant E, Yopak KE, and Fernández-Juricic E. 2017. Structure and Function of Regional Specialization in the Vertebrate Retina. In Evolution of Nervous Systems, 2nd Edition, Vol I. pp. 351-372. JH. Kaas (ed) Elsevier Publishers. [link]
  • Yopak KE, Pakan J, Wylie D. 2017. The Cerebellum of Non-Mammalian Vertebrates. In Evolution of Nervous Systems, 2nd Edition, Vol I. pp. 373-385 JH. Kaas (ed) Elsevier. [link]
  • Collin SP, Kempster R, Yopak KE. 2015. Sensing the Environment. In Fish Physiology: Physiology of Elasmobranch Fishes. Vol 34A. RE Shadwick, AP Farrell, CJ Brauner, (volume eds). AP Farrell, CJ Brauner (series eds). New York: Elsevier. pp. 19-99 ISBN 978-0-12-801289-5 [link]
  • Kajiura SM, Cornett AD, and Yopak KE. 2010. Sensory adaptations to the environment: Electroreceptors as a case study. In Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives: Vol II: Biodiversity, Adaptive Physiology, and Conservation. JC Carrier, JA Musick, MR Heithaus, eds. New York: CRC Press. pp. 393-431. ISBN-10: 1420080474, ISBN-13: 978-1420080476 [link]

 

SELECTED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Tsuboi, M., W. van der Bijl, B. Kopperud, J. Johannes Erritzøe, K. Voje, K. Yopak, S. Collin, et al. 2018. Decoupling of brain size and body size facilitated the exceptional encephalization of mammals and birds. Nature Ecology and Evolution in press. [link]
  • Ryan LA, Chapuis, L, Hemmi JM, Collin SP, McCauley, R, Yopak KE, Gennari E, Huveneers C, Kempster RM, Kerr CC, Schmidt C, Egeberg CA, Hart N. 2017. Effects of auditory and visual stimuli on shark feeding behaviour: the disco effect. Marine Biology. 165:11 [link]
  • Lisney TJ, Yopak KE, Camilieri-Asch V, Collin SP. 2017. Ontogenetic shifts in brain organization in the blue-spotted stingray, Neotrygon kuhlii (Chondrichthyes: Dasyatidae). Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 89 (2): 68-83 DOI:10.1159/000455223 [link]
  • Salas CA, Yopak KE, Lisney TJ, Hart NP, Potter IC, Collin SP. 2017. The central nervous system of jawless vertebrates: Encephalization in lampreys and hagfishes. Brain Behavior and Evolution. 89 (1): 33–47 DOI:10.1159/ Cover Story  [link]
  • Kempster RM, Egeberg CA, Hart NS, Ryan L, Chapuis L, Kerr C, Schmidt C, Huveneers C, Genari E, Yopak KE, Meeuwig J, and Collin SP. 2016. How close is too close? The effect of non-lethal electric fields on white shark behavior. PLoS One. 11 (7), e0157717  [link]
  • Yopak KE, Galinsky VL, Berquist R, Frank LR. 2016. Quantitative classification of cerebellar foliation in cartilaginous fishes (Class: Chondrichthyes) using 3D shape analysis and its implications for evolutionary biology. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 87: 252-264 Cover Story. [link]
  • Salas C, Yopak KE, Warrington RE, Hart NS, Potter I, Collin SP. 2015. Ontogenetic shifts in brain scaling reflect behavioral changes in the life cycle of the pouched lamprey Geotria australis. Frontiers in Neuroscience, Special Issue: “From ecology to brain development: Bridging separate evolutionary paradigms”. (eds. F Aboitiz, ML Concha, C Gonzalez-Billault and J Mpodozis). 9: 251 doi: 10.3389/fnins.2015.00251 [link]
  • Yopak KE, Lisney TJ, Collin SP. 2015. Not all sharks are “swimming noses”: Variation in olfactory bulb size in cartilaginous fishes. Brain Structure and Function. 220: 1127-1143 [link]
  • Yopak KE, Heel K, Goh G, Northcutt RLG, Collin SP. 2014. Is bigger always better? Developing quantitative measures of cognitive ability in early vertebrates. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 84: 74 [link]
  • Salas, CA, Yopak, KE, Hart NS, Nazari H, Dominguez-Dominguez O, Gill HS, Potter IA, Collin S.P. 2014. Brain scaling and allometric variation of sensory brain regions in lampreys (Petromyzontiformes). Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 84: 72 [link]
  • Moore BA, Kamilar JM, Collin SP, Bininda-Emonds ORP, Dominy NJ, Hall MI, Heesy CP, Johnsen S, Lisney TJ, Loew ER, Moritz G, Nava SS, Warrant E, Yopak KE, and Fernández-Juricic E. 2012. A novel method for comparative analysis of retinal specialization traits from topographic maps. Journal of Vision. 12: 1-24 [link]
  • Yopak KE and Lisney TJ. 2012. Allometric scaling of the optic tectum in cartilaginous fishes. Brain Behavior and Evolution. 80: 108-126. Cover Story  [link]
  • Montgomery JC, Bodznick D, and Yopak KE. 2012. The cerebellum and cerebellum-like structures of cartilaginous fishes. Brain Behavior and Evolution. 80: 152-165. Cover Story
  • Yopak KE. 2012. The nervous system of cartilaginous fishes. Brain Behavior and Evolution Special Issue. 80: 77-79 [link]
  • Yopak KE. 2012. Neuroecology of cartilaginous fishes: The functional implications of brain scaling. Journal of Fish Biology, Special Issue “The Current Status of Elasmobranchs: Biology, Fisheries, and Conservation”. 80: 1968-2023 [link]
  • Berquist RM, Gledhill K, Peterson MW, Doan AH, Baxter G, Yopak KE, Kang N, Walker HJ, Hastings PA, and Frank LR. 2012. The Digital Fish Library: Digitizing, databasing, and documenting the morphological diversity of fishes with MRI. PLoS One. 7: e34499. [link]
  • Mull C, Yopak KE, and Dulvy N. 2011. Does more maternal investment mean a larger brain? Evolutionary relationships between reproductive mode and brain size in chondrichthyans. Marine and Freshwater Research. 62: 567-575 [link]
  • Yopak KE, Lisney TJ, Darlington RB, Collin SP, Montgomery JC, and Finlay BL. 2010. A conserved pattern of brain scaling from sharks to primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). 107: 12946-12951. [link]
  • Yopak KE, Ainsley S, Ebert DA, and Frank LR. 2010. Exploring adaptive evolution in the brains of bathyal skates (Family: Rajidae): Phylogenetic and ecological perspectives. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution. 75: 316 [link
  • Yopak KE and Frank LR. 2009. Brain size and brain organization of the whale shark, Rhincodon typus, using magnetic resonance imaging. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution. 74(2): 121-142. Cover Story  [link]
  • Lisney TJ, Yopak KE, Montgomery JC, and Collin SP. 2008. Variation in brain organization and cerebellar foliation in chondrichthyans: Batoids. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution. 72: 262-282. Cover Story  [link]
  • Yopak KE and Montgomery JC. 2008 Brain organization and specialization in deep-sea chondrichthyans. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution. 71: 287-304 [link]
  • Yopak KE, Frank LR, and Montgomery JC. 2007. Variation in cerebellar foliation in cartilaginous fishes: Ecological and behavioral considerations. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 70: 210 [link]
  • Yopak KE, Lisney TJ, Collin SP, and Montgomery JC. 2007. Variation in brain organization and cerebellar foliation in chondrichthyans: Sharks and holocephalans. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution. 69: 280-300. Cover Story  [link]
  • Kozlowski C, Yopak K, Voigt R, and Atema J. 2001. Initial study on the effects of signal intermittency on the odor plume tracking behavior of the American lobster, Homarus americanus. Biological Bulletin. 201: 274-276. [link]