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Lowe, C.G., M.E. Blasius, E.T. Jarvis, T.J. Mason, G.D. Goodmanlowe, J.B., O'Sullivan. Accepted. Historic fishery interactions with white sharks in the Southern California Bight.
In: M. Domeier, K. Weng (Eds). Advances in White Shark Research. CRC Press.

Goodmanlowe, G.D., Bruder, N, Blasius, M.E, Pitman, R, and Hancock, B. Contaminants in three species of cetaceans from Palmyra Atoll. In prep.

Papastamatiou, Y.P, B.M. Wetherbee, J. O’’Sullivan, G.D. Goodmanlowe, and C.G. Lowe, 2010. Foraging ecology of the cookiecutter shark (Isistius brasiliensis) on pelagic fishes
in Hawaii, inferred from prey bite wounds. Env. Biol. Fishes. 88:361-368.

Blasius, M.E. and Goodmanlowe, G. D. 2008. Contaminants still high in top level carnivores in the Southern California Bight: levels of DDT and PCBs in resident and transient pinnipeds. Marine Pollution Bulletin. Volume 56, Issue 12, December 2008, Pages 1973-1982. pdf

Goodmanlowe, G.D., S. Atkinson and J.R. Carpenter.  2001.  Gross anatomy of the gastrointestinal tract of the Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schauinslandi.  Pac. Sci. 55:399-407. pdf


Goodmanlowe, G. D., J. R. Carpenter, S. Atkinson and H. Ako.  1999.  Nutrient, fatty acid, amino acid and mineral analysis of natural prey of the Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schauinslandi.  Comp. Biochem. and Physiol. Part A. 123:137-146. pdf

Goodmanlowe, G. D., J. R. Carpenter, and S. Atkinson.  1999.  Assimilation efficiency of prey in the Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schauinslandi.  Can. J. Zool. 77:653-660. pdf

Goodmanlowe, G. D. 1998.  The diet of the Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schaundslandi, from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands during 1991-1994.  Mar. Biol.132:535-546. pdf

Goodmanlowe, G. D., S. Atkinson and J. R. Carpenter.  1997.  Initial defecation time and rate of passage of digesta in adult Hawaiian monk seals, Monachus schaundslandi.  Can. J. Zool. 75:433-438. pdf

Lowe, Christopher G. and G. D. Goodmanlowe.  1996.  Suntanning in hammerhead sharks. Nature. 383: 677. pdf


Student Research:


Mary E. Blasius: Levels of DDT and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus), northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) and the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) in the Southern California Bight ecosystem.




       Lindsay Sturtevant : Diet specialization in young pinnipeds from the Southern California Bight examined through stable isotope analysis.

Nadine Bruder: Levels of organochlorine contaminants in two species of cetaceans inhabiting Palmyra atoll.

Charlene Hurst: Commonality between domoic acid toxicity and organochlorine contaminant levels in the California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus).

Celia Barroso: Average weight gain in captive California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) and northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) on smelt, sardine, and herring diets.

Ginger Maiers: Sleep apnea in juvenile California sea lions (Zalophus californianus), and northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris) in captivity.

Danielle Mitchell: Characterization of the squid diet component of the Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schauinslandi.