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Selected Publications (2003-present)


Robinson, C. J., Gomez-Gutierrez, J., Markaida, U., & Gilly, W. F. (2016). Prolonged decline of jumbo squid (Dosidicus gigas) landings in the Gulf of California is associated with chronically low wind stress and decreased chlorophyll a after El Nino 2009-2010. Fisheries Research, 173, 128–138.

Rosen, H., Gilly, W., Bell, L., Abernathy, K., & Marshall, G. (2015). Chromogenic behaviors of the Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) studied in situ with an animal-borne video package. Journal of Experimental Biology, 218, 265–275.

Hanifin, C. T., & Gilly, W. F. (2015). Evolutionary history of a complex adaptation: Tetrodotoxin resistance in salamanders. Evolution, 69(1), 232–244.

JS Stewart et al. 2014, Global Change Biology. Combined climate- and prey-mediated range expansion of Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas), a large marine predator in the California Current System.

William F. Gilly, J. Michael Beman, Steven Y. Litvin, and Bruce H. Robison, Oceanographic and Biological Effects of Shoaling of the Oxygen Minimum Zone, 2013, Annual Review of Marine Science, DOI: 10.1146/annurev-marine-120710-100849

Henk-Jan T. Hoving, William F. Gilly, Unai Markaida, Kelly J. Benoit-Bird, Zachary W. -Brown, Patrick Daniel, John C. Field, Liz Parassenti, Bilin Liu, Bernardita Campos, Extreme plasticity in life-history strategy allows a migratory predator (jumbo squid) to cope with a changing climate, 2013, Gobal Change BIology, DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12198

R Rosa et al. 2013, Nova Science Publishers. Advances in Squid Biology, Ecology and Fisheries.

JS Stewart et al. 2013, Deep Sea Research II. Behavioral ecology of Jumbo squid (Dosidicus gigas): in relation to oxygen minimum zones.

JS Stewart et al. 2013, Deep Sea Research II Onshore-offshore movement of jumbo squid (Dosidicus gigas) on the continental shelf.

RK O’Dor et al. 2013, Deep Sea Research II. Squid rocket science: how squid launch into air.

JC Field et al. 2013, Deep Sea Research II. Foraging ecology and movement patterns of the Humboldt squid in the California Current.

J. Ashley T. Booth, Erika E. McPhee-Shaw, Paul Chua, Eric Kingsley, Mark Denny, Roger Phillips, Steven J. Bograd, Louis D. Zeidberg, William F. Gilly, Natural intrusions of hypoxic, low pH water into nearshore marine environments on the California coast, 2012, Continental Shelf Research, Volume 45, 15 August 2012, Pages 108–115

JS Stewart et al. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series Marine predator migration during range expansion: Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) in the California Current System.

JS Stewart, 2012. PhD Dissertation, Stanford University. Humboldt squid in the northern California Current System.

WF Gilly et al. 2012, Journal of Experimental Biology. Locomotion and behavior of Humboldt squid, Dosidicus gigas, in relation to natural hypoxia in the Gulf of California, Mexico.

Gastón Bazzinoa, William F. Gilly, Unai Markaida, César A. Salinas-Zavala, Jorge Ramos-Castillejos, Horizontal movements, vertical-habitat utilization and diet of the jumbo squid (Dosidicus gigas) in the Pacific Ocean off Baja California Sur, Mexico, 2010, Progress in Oceanography, Volume 86, Issues 1–2, July–August 2010, Pages 59–71

Staaf DJ, Ruiz-Cooley RI, Elliger C, Lebaric Z, Campos B, Markaida U, Gilly WF, Ommastrephid squids Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis and Dosidicus gigas in the eastern Pacific show convergent biogeographic breaks but contrasting population structures, 2010, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 418:165-17

Sagarin, R.D., Gilly, W.F., Baxter, C.H., Burnett, N. and Christensen, J. 2008. Remembering the Gulf: Changes to the marine ecology of the Sea of Cortez since the Steinbeck and Ricketts expedition of 1940. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6: 372-279. DOI: 10.1890/070067

Benoit-Bird, K.J., Gilly, W.F., Au, W.W.L. and Mate, B. 2008, Controlled and in situ target strengths of the jumbo squid Dosidicus gigas and identification of potential acoustic scattering sources. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 123: 1318-1328. DOI: 10.1121/1.2832327

Staaf, D.J., Camarillo-Coop, S., Haddock, S.H.D., Nyack, A.C., Payne, J., Salinas-Zavala, C.A., Seibel, B.A., Trueblood, L., Widmer, C. and Gilly, W. F.  2008. Natural egg mass deposition by the Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) in the Gulf of  California and characteristics of hatchlings and paralarvae. Journal of the Marrine Biological Association of the UK 88: 759-770.

Bograd, S.G., Castro, C.G., Di Lorenzo, E., Palacios, D.M., Bailey, H., Gilly, W. and Chavez, F.P. 2008. Oxygen declines and the shoaling of the hypoxic boundary in the California Current. Geophysical Research Letters 35, L12607, doi:10.1029/2008GL034185.

Davis, R.W., Jaquet,  N., Gendron, D., Markaida, U., Bazzino, G. and Gilly, W. 2007.  Diving behavior of sperm whales in relation to the behavior of a major prey-species, the jumbo squid, in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series 333:291-302

Gilly, W.F., Markaida, U., Baxter, C. H., Block, B.A, Boustany, A., Zeidberg, Reisenbichler, K., Robison, B., Bazzino, G. and Salinas, C. 2006. Vertical and horizontal migrations by the jumbo squid Dosidicus gigas revealed by electronic tagging. Marine Ecology Progress Series 324:1-17.

Gilly, W.F. 2006. John Steinbeck, Ed Ricketts and Holistic Biology: A New Voyage to the Sea of Cortez. Phi Beta Kappa -- The Key Reporter 71: 10-11.

Stewart, J. and Gilly, W.F. 2005. Piscivorous behavior of a temperate cone snail, Conus californicus. Biolological Bulletin 209: 146-153.

Jaubowski, J.A., Kelley, W.P., Sweedler, J.V., Gilly, W.F. and Schulz, J.R. 2005. Intraspecific variation of venom injected by fish-hunting Conus snails. Journal of Experimental Biology 208: 2873-2883.

Sack, J.T., Aldrich, R.W. and Gilly, W.F. 2004. A gastropod toxin selectively slows early transitions in the Shaker K channel’s activation pathway. Journal of General Physiology 123:685-696.

Schulz JR, Norton AG, and Gilly WF. 2004. The projectile tooth of a fish-hunting cone snail: Conus catus injects venom into fish prey using a high-speed ballistic mechanism. Biological Bulletin 207: 77-79.

Rosenthal, J.J.C. and Gilly, W.F. 2003. Identified ion channels in the squid nervous system. Neurosignals 12: 126-141.