Parth J, Papastamatiou Y, German D. Digestive enzyme activities in the guts of bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo) provide insight into their digestive strategy and evidence for microbial digestion in their hindguts. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A

Papastamatiou Y, Watanabe Y, Bradley D, Dee L, Weng K, Lowe C, Caselle J. 2015. Drivers of daily routines in an ectothermic predator: hunt warm, rest warmer? PLoS One 10:e0127807

Watanabe Y, Goldman K, Caselle J, Chapman D, Papastamatiou Y. 2015. Comparative analysis of animal-tracking data reveal ecological significance of endothermy in fishes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In Press

Papastamatiou Y, Grubbs D, Imhoff J, Gulak S, Carlson J, Burgess G. 2015. A subtropical embayment serves as essential habitat for sub-adults and adults of the critically endangered smalltooth sawfish. Global Ecology and Conservation. 3:764-775

Gallagher AJ, Vianna GMS, Papastamatiou YPP, Macdonald C, Guttridge TL, Hammerschlag N. 2015.. Biological effects, conservation potential, and research priorities of shark diving tourism. Biological Conservation. 184:365-379

Papastamatiou Y, Meyer C, Kosaki R, Wallsgrove N, Popp B. 2015. Movements and foraging of predators associated with mesophotic coral reefs and their linking of ecological habitats. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 521:155-170

Chapman D, Feldheim K, Papastamatiou Y, Hueter R. 2015. There and back again: A review of residency and return migrations in sharks with implications for population structure and management. Annual Review of Marine Science. 7:547-570

Papastamatiou Y., Wood C, Bradley B, McCauley D, Pollock A, Caselle J. 2014. First records of the sicklefin lemon shark, Negaprion acutidens, at Palmyra atoll, central Pacific: a recent colonization event? Marine Biodiversity Records. 7:e114

McCauley D, DeSalles P, Young H, Papastamatiou Y, Caselle J, Deakos M, Gardner J, Garton D, Collen J, Micheli F. 2014. Reliance of mobile species on sensitive habitats: a case study of manta rays (Manta alfredi) and lagoons. Marine Biology. 161:1987-1998

Meyer C, O’Malley J, Papastamatiou Y, Dale J, Hutchinson M, Anderson J, Royer M, Holland K. 2014. Growth and maximum size of tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) in Hawaii. PLoS One 9:e84799

Papastamatiou YP, Meyer C., Carlvaho F., Dale J., Hutchinson M., Holland K. 2013. Telemetry and random walk models reveal complex patterns of partial migration in a marine predator. Ecology. 94: 2595-2606 (with cover)

Fagan W, Lewis M, Auger-Methe M, Avgar T, Benhamou S, Breed G, LaDage L, Schlaegel U, Tang W, Papastamatiou Y, Forester J, Mueller T. 2013. Spatial memory and animal movement. Ecology Letters. 16: 1316-1329

Hoyos-Padilla M., Papastamatiou Y., O’Sullivan J., Lowe C. 2013. Observation of an attack by a cookiecutter shark (Isistius brasiliensis) on a white shark (Carcharodon carcharias). Pacific Science. 67: 129-134

Watanabe Y., Reyier E, Lowers R, Imhoff J, Papastamatiou Y. 2013. Behavior of American alligators monitored using multi-sensor data-loggers.  Aquatic Biology. 18:1-8

Papastamatiou Y., DeSalle P., McCauley D. 2012. Area restricted searching in manta rays and their response to spatial scale in lagoon habitats. Marine Ecology Progress Series 456: 233-244

Papastamatiou Y., Lowe C. 2012. An analytical and hypothesis driven approach to elasmobranch movement studies. Journal of Fish Biology. 80: 1342-1360

Iosilevski G., Papastamatiou Y., Meyer C., Holland K. 2012. Energetics of the yo-yo dives of predatory sharks. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 294: 172-181

Bethea D., Carlson J, Hollensead L., Papastamatiou Y., Graham B. 2011. A comparison of the foraging ecology and bioenergetics of two sympatric hammerhead sharks. Bulletin of Marine Science. 87(4): 873-889

Papastamatiou Y, Cartamil D., Meyer C., Lowe C., Wetherbee B., Holland K. 2011. Scales of orientation, directed walks, and movement path structure in sharks. Journal of Animal Ecology. 80:864-874 (with cover)

Eble J., Toonen R., Sorenson L., Basch L., Papastamatiou Y., Bowen B. 2011. Escaping paradise: larval export from Hawaii in an Indo-Pacific reef fish, the Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens). Marine Ecology Progress Series. 428: 245-258

Wagner D, Papastamatiou Y., Kosaki R., Gleason K., McFall G., Boland R., Pyle R., Toonen R. 2011. New records of commercially valuable black corals (Cnidaria: Antipatharia) from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands at mesophotic depths. Pacific Science. 65(2): 249-255

Nakamura I, Watanabe Y., Papastamatiou Y., Sato K., Meyer C. 2011. Yo-yo vertical movements suggest a foraging strategy for tiger sharks. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 424: 237-246

Papastamatiou Y, Itano D., Dale J., Meyer C., Holland K. 2010. Site fidelity and movements of sharks associated with ocean-farming cages in Hawaii. Marine and Freshwater Research. 61: 1366-1375 (with cover)

Meyer C, Papastamatiou Y., Holland K. 2010. A multiple instrument approach to quantifying the movement patterns and habitat use of tiger (Galeocerdo cuvier) and Galapagos sharks (Carcharhinus galapagensis) at French Frigate Shoals, Hawaii. Marine Biology. 157: 1857-1868

Papastamatiou Y, Wetherbee B., O’Sullivan J., Goodmanlowe G., Lowe C. 2010 Foraging ecology of cookiecutter sharks (Isistius brasiliensis) on pelagic fishes in Hawaii, inferred from prey bite wounds. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 88: 361-368

Meyer C, Papastamatiou Y., Clark T. 2010. Differential movement patterns and site fidelity among trophic groups of reef fishes in a Hawaiian Marine Protected Area. Marine Biology. 157: 1499-1511

McCauley D, Papastamatiou Y., Young H. 2010. An observation of mating in free-ranging blacktip reef sharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus. Pacific Science. 64(2): 349-352

Papastamatiou Y, Friedlander A., Caselle J., Lowe C. 2010. Long term movement patterns and trophic ecology of blacktip reef sharks (Carcharhinus melanopterus) at Palmyra Atoll. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 386: 94-102

Papastamatiou Y, Caselle J., Friedlander A., Lowe C. 2009. Distribution, size frequency and sex ratios of blacktip reef sharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus, at Palmyra Atoll: a predator dominated ecosystem. Journal of Fish Biology 75: 647-654

Meyer C, Dale J., Papastamatiou Y., Whitney N., Holland K. 2009. Seasonal cycles and long-term trends in abundance and species composition of sharks associated with cage diving ecotourism in Hawaii. Environmental Conservation. 36(2): 104-111

Meyer C, Clark T., Papastamatiou Y., Whitney N., Holland K. 2009. Long term movement patterns of tiger sharks, Galeocerdo cuvier, in Hawaii. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 381:223-235

Papastamatiou Y, Lowe C., Caselle J., Friedlander A. 2009. Scale dependent effects of habitat on movements and path structure of reef sharks at a predator dominated atoll. Ecology. 90(4):996-1008

Clark T., Papastamatiou Y., Meyer C. 2008. Intestinal eversion in a free-ranging manta ray (Manta birostris). Coral Reefs. 27: 61

Meyer C., Burgess B., Papastamatiou Y., Holland K. 2008. Use of an implanted sound recording device (Bioacoustic probe) to document the acoustic environment of a blacktip reef shark, Carcharhinus melanopterus. Aquatic Living Resources 20(4): 291-298

Whitney N., Papastamatiou Y., Lowe C., Holland K. 2008. Use of an acceleration data-logger to measure activity patterns in captive whitetip reef sharks, Triaenodon obesus. Aquatic Living Resources 20(4): 299-305

Papastamatiou Y., Meyer C., Holland K. 2008. A new acoustic pH transmitter for studying the feeding habits of free-ranging sharks. Aquatic Living Resources. 20(4): 287-290

Meyer C,, Papastamatiou Y., Holland K. 2007. Seasonal, diel, and tidal movements of green jobfish (Aprion virescens) at remote Hawaiian atolls: implications for the design of Marine Protected Areas. Marine Biology 151: 2133-2143

Lowe C., Moss G., Hoisington G., Vaudo J., Cartamil D., Marcotte M., Papastamatiou Y. 2007. Caudal spine shedding periodicity and site fidelity of round stingrays, Urobatus halleri, at Seal Beach, California: implications for management of human injuries. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Science 106(1): 16-26

Papastamatiou Y., Meyer C., Maragos J. 2007. Sharks as cleaners for reef fish. Coral Reefs 26(2): 277

Papastamatiou Y., Purkis S., Holland K.. 2007. The response of gastric pH and motility to feeding and fasting in free-swimming blacktip reef sharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 345: 129-140

Papastamatiou Y. 2007. The potential influence of gastric acid secretion during fasting on digestion time in leopard sharks (Triakis semifasciata). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 147: 37-42

Meyer C., Holland K., Papastamatiou Y. 2007. Seasonal and diel movements of giant trevally (Caranx ignobilis) at remote Hawaiian atolls: implications for the design of Marine Protected Areas. Marine Ecology Progress Series 333: 13-25

Papastamatiou Y., Wetherbee B., Lowe C., Crow G. 2006. Distribution and diet of four species of Carcharhinid shark in the Hawaiian Islands: evidence for resource partitioning and competitive exclusion. Marine Ecology Progress Series 320: 239-251

Papastamatiou Y., Lowe C. 2005. Variations in gastric acid secretion during periods of fasting between two species of shark. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 141: 210-214

 Meyer C., Holland K., Papastamatiou Y. 2005. Sharks can detect changes in the geomagnetic field. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2: 129-130

 Papastamatiou Y., Lowe C. 2004. Postprandial response of gastric pH in leopard sharks (Triakis semifasciata) and its use to study foraging ecology. Journal of Experimental Biology 207: 225-232

Lowe C., Topping D., Cartamil D., Papastamatiou Y. 2003. Movement patterns, home range and habitat utilization of kelp bass (Paralabrax clathratus) in a temperate no-take marine reserve. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 256: 205-216



Whitney N, Y Papastamatiou, A Gleiss. 2012. Integrative multi-sensor tagging: emerging techniques to link elasmobranch behavior, physiology, and ecology. In Biology of sharks and their relatives III (eds. Carrier J., Musick J., Heithaus M.). CRC Press, Boca Raton.

Cortes E, Y Papastamatiou, J Carlson, L Ferry-Graham, B Wetherbee. 2008. An overview of the feeding ecology and physiology of elasmobranch fishes. In: Feeding and digestive functions in fishes (eds. J Cyrino, D Bureau, B Kapoor). Science publishers, New Hampshire