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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Professor Emeritus
Institution
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, College of Science & Technology ( TAMU-CC)
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5774 Corpus Christi TX 78412-5774
Address
Merritt Island
Florida
32952
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 1-361-876-3962
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Ecology of high latitude crabs, ecology of seamounts, invertebrate assemblages on deep-sea corals, systematics and ecology of priapulid worms, biodiversity and conservation of marine organisms
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Benthic ecology, seamount ecology, decapod crustaceans, priapulid systematics, marine protected areas, deep sea ecology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Thomas SHIRLEY)

Bright, L. M., K. B. Strychar and T. C. Shirley. 2010. Defensive compounds in deep-sea bubblegum corals.The Open Marine Biology Journal 4: 101-114.
Shirley, T.C. 2009 Kinorhyncha of the Gulf of Mexico, In: Felder DL, Camp DK (eds), Gulf of Mexico?Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas, pp 1127-1128.
Shirley, T.C. 2009 Loricifera of the Gulf of Mexico, In: Felder DL, Camp DK (eds), Gulf of Mexico?Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas, pp 1129-1132.
Storch, V. and T. C. Shirley. 2009. Priapulida: Living fossils since Cambrian times. Pp. 151-153 IN G. and I. Hempel (Editors): Biology of the Polar Seas: Exploration of Life in Icy Waters. Wirtschaftsverlag NW, Bremerhaven. 354 pp.
Shirley, T.C. 2009 Priapulida of the Gulf of Mexico, In: Felder DL, Camp DK (eds), Gulf of Mexico?Origins,Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas, pp 1125-1126.
Shirley, T.C. 2009 Loricifera of the Gulf of Mexico, In: Felder DL, Camp DK (eds), Gulf of Mexico?Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas, pp 1129-1132.
Webb, J. G. L. Eckert, T.C. Shirley and S. L. Tamone. 2007. Changes in embryonic development and hatching in Chionoecetes opilio (Snow Crab) with variation in incubation temperature. Biol. Bull. 213: 67-75.
Nielsen, J. K., S. J.Taggart, T. C. Shirley and J. Mondragon. 2007. Distribution of juvenile and adult Tanner crabs (Chionoecetes bairdi) in a glacial fjord ecosystem: implications for understanding recruitment processes. ICES Journal of Marine Science 64: 1772-1784.
Park, W., D. C. Douglas and T. C. Shirley. 2007. North to Alaska: evidence for conveyor belt transport of Dungeness crab larvae along the west coast of the United States and Canada. Limnol. Oceangr. 52: 248-256
Taggart, S. J., T.C. Shirley, C.E. O?Clair and J. Mondragon. 2004 . Dramatic increase in the relative abundance of large male Dungeness crabs, Cancer magister, following closure of commercial fishing. Amer. Fish. Soc. Symposium 42: 243-253.
Taggart, S. J., O'Clair, C. E., Shirley, T. C., and Mondragon, J. 2004. Estimating Dungeness crab, Cancer magister, abundance: crab pots and dive transects compared. Fishery Bulletin 102: 488-497
Todaro, M.A. and T.C. Shirley. 2003. A new meiobenthic priapulid (Priapulida, Tubiluchidae) from a Mediterranean submarine cave. Italian J. of Zoology 79: 79-87
Shirley, T.C. 2001. Phylum Priapulida. pp. 189-194 In Young, C.M., M. Rice and M.A. Sewell (Eds.), Atlas of Marine Invertebrate Larvae. Academic Press, London.
Kilgour, M. J. and T. C. Shirley. 2008. Eumunida picta and Lophelia pertusa: a relationship or just goodfriends? Crustaceana 81(5): 587-593.
Shirley, T. C. and V. Storch. 1999. Halicryptus higginsi n.sp. (Priapulida), a giant new species from Barrow, Alaska. J. Invertebrate Biology 118(4): 404-413
Ellis, S.L., L. S. Incze, P. Lawton, B.R. MacKenzie, H. Ojaveer, C. R. Pitcher, T. C. Shirley, M. Eero, J. W. Tunnell, P. J. Doherty and B. Zeller. 2011. Four regional marine biodiversity studies: approaches and contributions to ecosystem-based management. PLoS-ONE 6(4):2118997. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018997
Ellis, S.L., L. S. Incze, P. Lawton, B.R. MacKenzie, H. Ojaveer, C. R. Pitcher, T. C. Shirley, M. Eero, J. W. Tunnell, P. J. Doherty and B. Zeller. 2011. Four regional marine biodiversity studies: approaches and contributions to ecosystem-based management. PLoS-ONE 6(4):2118997. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018997
Ellis, S.L., L. S. Incze, P. Lawton, B.R. MacKenzie, H. Ojaveer, C. R. Pitcher, T. C. Shirley, M. Eero, J . W. Tunnell, P. J. Doherty and B. Zeller. 2011. Four regional marine biodiversity studies: approaches and contributions to ecosystem-based management. PLoS-ONE 6(4):2118997. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018997
Park, W. and T. C. Shirley. 2008. Development and distribution of Dungeness crab larvae in Glacier Bay and neighboring Straits in southeastern Alaska: Implications for larval advection and retention. Animal Cells and Systems 12(4): 279-286.
Schizas, N. V. and T. C. Shirley. 2006. Apolethon hippoperus (Copepoda: Harpacticoida), a new species from southeastern Alaska. J. Crustacean Biology 26(3):341-354
Kilgour, M. J. and T. C. Shirley. 2008. Distribution of the red deepsea crab by sex and age in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Fisheries Bulletin 106(3): 317-320
Kilgour, M. J. and T. C. Shirley. 2008. Bathymetric and spatial distribution of decapod crustaceans on deep shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico. Bull. Mar. Science 82(3): 333-344
Miller, A. N., K. B. Strychar, T. C. Shirley and K. Rutzler. 2010. Effects of heat and salinity stress on the sponge Cliona celata. International Journal of biology 2(2):1-14.
Swiney, K.M., T.C.Shirley, S.J.Taggart and C.E.O?Clair. 2003. Dungeness crab, Cancer magister, do not extrude eggs annually in southeastern Alaska: an in situ study. Crustacean Biology 23 (2): 280-288.
Warrenchuk, J.J. and T.C. Shirley. 2002. Estimates of mortality of snow crab, Chionoectes opilio, discarded during the Bering Sea fishery in 1998. Alaska Fisheries Research Bulletin 9(1):44-52.
Simons, J. D., M. Yuan, C. Carollo, M. Vega-Cendejas, T. Shirley, M. L.D. Palomares, P. Roopnarine, L.A. Arenas, A. Ibanez, J. Holmes, C. Mazza, R. Hertog and D. Reed. 2003. Building a fisheries trophic interaction database for management and modeling research in the Gulf of Mexico large marine ecosystem. . Bulletin of Marine Science 89(1): 135-160.
Simons, J. D., M. Yuan, C. Carollo, M. Vega-Cendejas, T. Shirley, M. L.D. Palomares, P. Roopnarine, L.A. Arenas, A. Ibanez, J. Holmes, C. Mazza, R. Hertog and D. Reed. 2003. Building a fisheries trophic interaction database for management and modeling research in the Gulf of Mexico large marine ecosystem. . Bulletin of Marine Science 89(1): 135-160.
Etnoyer, P.J., J. Wood and T.C. Shirley. 2010. How large is the seamount biome? Oceanography 23(1): 206-209.


Created: 2009-09-24 Last Updated: 2016-06-16