Published Work

Pratt HL Jr.. Pratt TC, Morley D, Lowerre-Barbieri S, Collins A, Carrier JC, Hart KM, and NM Whitney. 2018. Partial migration of the nurse shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre), from the Dry Tortugas Islands. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10641-017-0711-1

Whitney NM, White CF, Anderson P, Hueter RE, and GB Skomal. 2017. The physiological stress response, post-release behavior, and mortality of blacktip sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus) caught on circle and J-hooks in the Florida recreational fishery. U.S. Fishery Bulletin. 115:532-543.

Lear KO, Whitney NM, Brewster LR, Morris JJ, Hueter RE, and AC Gleiss. 2017. Correlations of metabolic rate and body acceleration in three species of coastal sharks under contrasting temperature regimes. Journal of Experimental Biology. 220: 397-407.

Hart KM, White CF, Iverson AR, and NM Whitney. 2016. Trading shallow safety for deep sleep: juvenile green turtles select deeper resting sites as they grow. Endangered Species Research. 31:61-73.

Whitney NM, Taquet M, Brill R, Girard C, Schweiterman GD, Dagorn L, and KN Holland. 2016. Swimming depth of dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) associated and unassociated with fish aggregating devices. U.S. Fishery Bulletin. 114 (4): 426-434.

Whitney NM, White CF, Gleiss AC, Schwieterman GD, Anderson P, Hueter RE, and GB Skomal. 2016. A novel method for determining post-release mortality, behavior, and recovery period using acceleration data loggers. Fisheries Research. 183: 210-221.

Lear KO, and NM Whitney. 2016. Bringing data to the surface: Utilizing data loggers for large sample sizes from marine vertebrates. Animal Biotelemetry. (2016) 4:12. DOI 10.1186/s40317-016-0105-8

Selko KA, Gaggiotti OE, Treml EA, Wren JLK, Donovan MK, Hawai’i Reef Connectivity Consortium (including NM Whitney), and RJ Toonen. 2016. The DNA of coral reef biodiversity: predicting and protecting genetic diversity of reef assemblages. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 283: 20160354.

Whitney NM, Lear KO, Gaskins LC*, and AC Gleiss. 2016. The effects of temperature and swimming speed on the metabolic rate of the nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum, Bonaterre). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 477: 40-46.

Whitmore B*, White CF, Gleiss AC, and NM Whitney. 2016. A float-release package for recovering data-loggers from wild sharks. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 475: 49-53.

Gardiner J, Whitney NM, and RE Hueter. 2015. Smells like home: The role olfactory cues in the homing behavior of blacktip sharks, Carcharhinus limbatus. Integrative and Comparative Biology.

Whitney NM, Papastamatiou YP, and AC Gleiss. 2012. Chapter 9 Integrative multi-sensor tagging of elasmobranchs: emerging techniques to quantify behavior, physiology, and ecology. In: Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives Vol 2. Ed. Carrier JC, Heithaus MR, and JA Musick. CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL. pp. 265-290.

Whitney NM, Robbins WD, Schultz JK, Bowen BW, and KN Holland. 2012. Phylogeography of the whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus): oceanic dispersal in a sedentary reef predator. Journal of Biogeography. 39: 114-1156. (with cover)

Whitney NM, Pyle RL, Holland KN, and JT Barcz*. 2012. Movements, reproductive seasonality, and fisheries interactions in the whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus) from community-contributed photographs. Environmental Biology of Fishes 93: 121-136.

Fossette S, Gleiss AC, Myers AE, Bartlett PW, Doughty H, Garner S, Liebsch N, Whitney NM, Lutcavage ME, Wilson RP, and GC Hays. 2010. Diving strategy and buoyancy regulation in the deepest diving reptile: the leatherback turtle. Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 4074-83.

Whitney NM, Pratt HL, Pratt TC, and JC Carrier. 2010. Identifying shark mating behavior using three-dimensional acceleration loggers. Endangered Species Research 10: 71-82.

Meyer CG, Dale JJ, Papastamatiou YP, Whitney NM, and KN Holland. 2009. Seasonal cycles and long-term trends in abundance and species-composition of sharks associated with cage diving ecotourism activities in Hawaii. Environmental Conservation 36: 104-111.

Meyer CG, Clark TB, Papastamatiou YP, Whitney NM, and KN Holland. 2009. Long-term movement patterns of tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) in Hawaii. Marine Ecology Progress Series 381: 223-235.

Whitney NM, Motta PJ. 2008. Cleaner host posing behavior of whitetip reef sharks (Triaenodon obesus) in a swarm of hyperiid amphipods. Coral Reefs 27: 363.

Whitney NM, Papastamatiou YP, Holland KN, Lowe CG. 2008. Use of an acceleration data logger to measure diel activity patterns in captive whitetip reef sharks, Triaenodon obesus. Aquatic Living Resources 20: 299-305.

Whitney NM, and GC Crow. 2007. Reproductive biology of the tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) in Hawaii. Marine Biology 151: 63-70.

Whitney NM, Pratt HL, and JC Carrier. 2004. Group courtship, mating behaviour, and siphon sac function in the whitetip reef shark, Triaenodon obesus. Animal Behaviour 68: 1435-1442.