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Details of Dr. William P. Davis   


Gender male
Job title Research Ecologist
Department retired
P.O. Box 607
Regions Black Sea
Sea of Azov
Tel 01 850 627 7911
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Degree MS, PhD
Job type Research , Other
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution , Research Support Services , Limnology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution , Research Support Services , Limnology
Research Activities Work has included ecological assessments, coral and mangrove community surveys, habitat evalutation, culture and experimental research on fish life history and teaching.

Managed Smithsonian Marine Sorting Center, Tunisia for two years(1971-1973).
Research Region South Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean. Pacific
Working languages English; French (poor)
Skills/Expertise Communities, Life histories, food webs, fish biology, mangroves and corals; toxic disruptors from pollution,
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. William DAVIS)

**( complete publication list available by request) Courtney, L.A., Fisher, W.S., Raimondo, S., Oliver, L.M. and Davis, W.P. (In press). Estimating 3-Dimensional Colony Surface Area of Field Corals. (Accepted for publication JEMBE). Taylor, D.S., W.P. Davis and B.J. Turner. 2004. Groveling in the mangroves: 16 years in pursuit of the cyprinodont fish Rivulus marmoratus on the Belize Cays. Atoll Research Bulletin No. 525:15 pp. Smith, C.L., J.C. Tyler, W.P. Davis, R.S. Jones, D.G. Smith and C.C. Baldwin. 2003. The fishes of the Pelican Cays, Belize. Atoll Research Bulletin No. 497:88 pp. Orlando, E.F.. W.P. Davis and L.J. Guillette Jr. 2002. Aromatase activity in the ovary and brain of the eastern mosquito fish (Gambusia holbrooki) exposed to paper mill effluent. Environmental Health Perspectives 110(Suppl. 3):429-433. Davis, W.P., Davis, M.R. and Flemer, D.A. 1999. Observations on the regrowth of subaquatic vegetation following transplantation: a potential method to assess environmental health of coastal habitats. In: Seagrasses: Monitoring, Ecology and Management. S.A. Bortone ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. pp321-238. Lubinski, B.A., Davis, W.P., Taylor, D.S., and Turner, B.J. 1995. Outcrossing in a natural population of a self-fertilizing hermaphroditic fish. J. Hered., 86(6):469-473. Davis. W.P., Taylor, D.S., and Turner, B.J. 1995. Does the autecology of the mangrove rivulus (Rivulus marmoratus) reflect a paradigm for mangrove ecosystem vulnerability? Bull. Mar. Sci., 57(1):208-214. Taylor, D.S., Davis, W.P., and Turner, B.J. 1995. Rivulus marmoratus: Ecology of distributional patterns in Florida and the central Indian River Lagoon: A possible indicator species. Bull. Mar. Sci., 57(1):202-207. Davis. W.P., Thornton, K.W., and Levinson, B. 1994. Framework for assessing effects of global climate change on mangrove ecosystems. Bull. Mar. Sci., 57(3):1045-1058. Bortone, S.A. and Davis, W.P. 1994. Fish intersexuality as (an) indicator of environmental stress. Bioscience, 44(3):165-172. Davis, W.P. and Bortone, S.A. 1992. Effects of kraft mill effluent on the sexuality of fishes: An environmental early warning? In: Chemically-induced alterations in sexual and functional development: The Wildlife/Human Connection. Vol. 21, Advances in Modern Environmental Toxicology, Princeton Scientific Publishers Co., Inc., Princeton, NJ, Chap. 4:113-127 pp.

Created: 2009-08-04 Last Updated: 2014-06-05 by William DAVIS