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Details of Dr. Gordon Hendler   


Gender male
Job title Curator
Department Research and Collections
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles 90007
Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 213-763-3526
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Taxonomy, systematics, ecology, behavior, reproductive biology, natural history
Research Region 102
Skills/Expertise invertebrates, echinoderms, Ophiuroidea, brittle stars
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Gordon HENDLER)

Hendler, G. and D.L. Pawson. 2000. The echinoderms of the rhomboidal cays, Belize: biodiversity, distribution, and ecology. Atoll Research Bulletin No. 479: 273-299 Hendler, G. and L.U. Tran. 2001. Reproductive biology of a deep-sea brittle star Amphiura carchara (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Marine Biology. 138:113-123 Fujita, T. and G. Hendler. 2001. Description of a new species of Astrophiura (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) from Tosa Bay, Japan, and several of its remarkable anatomical characteristics. Pp. 263-281. In: T. Fujita, H, Saito and M. Takeda (eds.). Deep Sea Fauna and Pollutants in Tosa Bay, National Science Museum Monographs, No. 20, Tokyo Hendler, G. and C.J. Bundrick. 2001. A new, brooding brittle star from California(Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Amphiuridae). Contributions in Science Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles. No.486:1-11 Aizenberg, J., A. Tkachenko, S. Weiner, L. Addadi, and G. Hendler. 2001.Calcitic microlenses as part of the photoreceptor system in brittlestars. Nature 412:819-822

Created: 2006-03-15 Last Updated: 2016-06-16 by Gordon HENDLER