Kolmann, M.A. & Marques, F.P.L. & Weaver, J.C. & Dean, M.N. & Fontenelle, J.P. & Lovejoy, N.R. (2022)
Ecological and Phenotypic Diversification after a Continental Invasion in Neotropical Freshwater Stingrays. Integrative and Comparative Biology, in press
DOI: 10.1093/icb/icac019
Surapaneni, V.A. & Schindler, M. & Ziege, R. & de Faria, L.C. & Wölfer, J. & Bidan, C.M. & Mollen, F.H. & Amini, S. & Hanna, S. & Dean, M.N. (2022)
Groovy and Gnarly: Surface Wrinkles as a Multifunctional Motif for Terrestrial and Marine Environments. Integrative and Comparative Biology, in press, Article icac079
DOI: 10.1093/icb/icac079
Jayasankar, A.K. & Seidel, R. & Hosny, A. & Weaver, J.C. & Fratzl, P. & Chen, J. & Dean, M.N. (2020)
Multi-scale modeling and mechanical performance characterization of stingray skeleton-inspired tessellations. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 138, Article 103906
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2020.103906
Seidel, R. & Blumer, M. & Chaumel, J. & Amini, S. & Dean, M.N. (2020)
Endoskeletal mineralization in chimaera and a comparative guide to tessellated cartilage in chondrichthyan fishes (sharks, rays and chimaera). Interface, 17(171): 20200474
DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2020.0474
Pears, J.B. & Johanson, Z. & Trinajstic, K. & Dean, M.N. & Boisvert, C.A. (2020)
Mineralization of the Callorhinchus Vertebral Column (Holocephali; Chondrichthyes). Frontiers in Genetics, 11, Article 571694
DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2020.571694
Amini, S. & Razi, H. & Seidel, R. & Werner, D. & White, W.T. & Weaver, J.C. & Dean, M.N. & Fratzl, P. (2020)
Shape-preserving erosion controlled by the graded microarchitecture of shark tooth enameloid. Nature Communications, 11, Article 5971
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-19739-0
Seidel, R. & Roschger, A. & Li, L. & Bizzarro, J.J. & Zhang, Q.T. & Yin, J. & Yang, T. & Weaver, J.C. & Fratzl, P. & Roschger, P. & Dean, M.N. (2019)
Mechanical properties of stingray tesserae: High-resolution correlative analysis of mineral density and indentation moduli in tessellated cartilage. Acta Biomaterialia, 96, 421–435
DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.06.038
Seidel, R. & Blumer, M. & Zaslansky, P. & Knötel, D. & Huber, D.R. & Weaver, J.C. & Fratzl, P. & Omelon, S. & Bertinetti, L. & Dean, M.N. (2017)
Ultrastructural, material and crystallographic description of endophytic masses - A possible damage response in shark and ray tessellated calcified cartilage. Journal of Structural Biology, 198(1), 5–18
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2017.03.004
Jayasankar, A.K. & Seidel, R. & Naumann, J. & Guiducci, L. & Hosny, A. & Fratzl, P. & Weaver, J.C. & Dunlop, J.W.C. & Dean, M.N. (2017)
Mechanical behavior of idealized, stingray-skeleton-inspired tiled composites as a function of geometry and material properties. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 73, 86–101
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.02.028
Dean, M.N. & Bizzarro, J.J. & Clark, B. & Underwood, C.J. & Johanson, Z. (2017)
Large batoid fishes frequently consume stingrays despite skeletal damage. Royal Society Open Science, 4, Article 170674
DOI: 10.1098/rsos.170674
Seidel, R. & Blumer, M. & Pechriggl, E.-J. & Lyons, K. & Hall, B.K. & Fratzl, P. & Weaver, J.C. & Dean, M.N. (2017)
Calcified cartilage or bone? Collagens in the tessellated endoskeletons of cartilaginous fish (sharks and rays). Journal of Structural Biology, 200(1), 54–71
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2017.09.005
Seidel, R. & Lyons, K. & Blumer, M. & Zaslansky, P. & Fratzl, P. & Weaver, J.C. & Dean, M.N. (2016)
Ultrastructural and developmental features of the tessellated endoskeleton of elasmobranchs (sharks and rays). Journal of Anatomy, 229(5), 681–702
DOI: 10.1111/joa.12508
Dean, M.N. & Ekstrom, L. & Ornan, E.M. & Ballantyne, J. & Witten, P.E. & Riley, C. & Habraken, W. & Omelon, S. (2015)
Mineral homeostasis and regulation of mineralization processes in the skeletons of sharks, rays and relatives (Elasmobranchii). Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology, 46, 51–67
DOI: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2015.10.022
Kolmann, M.A. & Crofts, S.B. & Dean, M.N. & Summers, A.P. & Lovejoy, N.R. (2015)
Morphology does not predict performance: jaw curvature and prey crushing in durophagous stingrays. Journal of Experimental Biology, 218(24), 3941–3949
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.127340
Shrivastava, R. & Seidel, R. & Repp, F. & Kollmansberger, P. & Zaslansky, P. & Dean, M.N. (2014)
Morphology and distribution of interlacunar canals in elasmobranch mineralized cartilage [Abstract]. Integrative and Comparative Biology: 54(IS Suppl. 1): E191
Liu, X.X. & Dean, M.N. & Youssefpour, H. & Summers, A.P. & Earthman, J.C. (2014)
Stress relaxation behavior of tessellated cartilage from the jaws of blue sharks. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 29, 68–80
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.08.014
Omelon, S. & Georgiou, J. & Variola, F. & Dean, M.N. (2014)
Colocation and role of polyphosphates and alkaline phosphatase in apatite biomineralization of elasmobranch tesserae. Acta Biomaterialia, 10(9), 3899–3910
DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2014.06.008
Kolmann, M.A. & Huber, D.R. & Dean, M.N. & Grubbs, R.D. (2014)
Myological Variability in a Decoupled Skeletal System: Batoid Cranial Anatomy. Journal of Morphology, 275(8), 862–881
DOI: 10.1002/jmor.20263
Habegger, M.L. & Motta, P.J. & Huber, D.R. & Dean, M.N. (2013)
Feeding biomechanics and theoretical calculations of bite force in bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) during ontogeny. Zoology, 115(6), 354–364
DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2012.04.007
Claes, J.M. & Dean, M.N. & Nilsson, D.-E. & Hart, N.S. & Mallefet, J. (2013)
A deepwater fish with ‘lightsabers' – dorsal spine-associated luminescence in a counterilluminating lanternshark. Scientific Reports, 3, Article 1308
DOI: 10.1038/srep01308
Dean, M.N. & Summers, A.P. & Ferry, L.A. (2012)
Very low pressures drive ventilatory flow in chimaeroid fishes. Journal of Morphology, 273(5), 461–479
DOI: 10.1002/jmor.11035
Claeson, K.M. & Dean, M.N. (2011)
Cartilaginous Fish Skeletal Anatomy. In Farrell A.P., (ed.) Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology: From Genome to Environment, San Diego: Academic Press, 1: 419–427
Dean, M.N. (2011)
Cartilaginous Fish Skeletal Tissues. In Farrell A.P., (ed.) Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology: From Genome to Environment, San Diego: Academic Press, 1: 428–433
Kolmann, M.A. & Huber, D.R. & Dean, M.N. & Grubbs, R.D. (2011)
Scaling of bite force generation in the Cownose Ray, Rhinoptera bonasus [Abstract]. American Fisheries Society, 141st Meeting, 4–9 September 2011, Seattle, WA.
Kolmann, M.A. & Huber, D.R. & Dean, M.N. & Grubbs, R.D. (2011)
Scaling of bite force generation in the Cownose Ray, Rhinoptera bonasus, with comments regarding on-bottom aquaculature [Abstract]. Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference. 25–27 March 2011. Auburn, AL.
Dean, M.N. & Socha, J.J. & Hall, B.K. & Summers, A.P. (2010)
Canaliculi in the tessellated skeleton of cartilaginous fishes. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 26(2), 263–267
DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0426.2010.01417.x
Kolmann, M.A. & Huber, D.R. & Dean, M.N. & Grubbs, R.D. (2010)
Ecomorphological Consequences of the Feeding Mechanism in the Cownose Ray [Abstract]. American Elasmobranch Society 26th Annual Meeting, 7–12 July 2010. Providence, RI
Liu, X. & Dean, M.N. & Summers, A.P. & Earthman, J.C. (2010)
Composite model of the shark's skeleton in bending: a novel architecture for biomimetic design of functional compression bias. Materials Science and Engineering C, Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems, 30(8), 1077–1084
DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2010.05.006
Goo, B.Y. & Dean, M.N. & Huber, D.R. & Summers, A.P. (2010)
Jaw morphology and structure in lamniform sharks [Abstract]. Integrative and Comparative Biology: 50(suppl. 1): e234
DOI: 10.1093/icb/icq107
Gerry, S.P. & Summers, A.P. & Wilga, C.D. & Dean, M.N. (2010)
Pairwise modulation of jaw muscle activity in two species of elasmobranchs. Journal of Zoology, 281(4), 282–292
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2010.00703.x
Dean, M.N. & Mull, C.G. & Gorb, S.N. & Summers, A.P. (2009)
Ontogeny of the tessellated skeleton: insight from the skeletal growth of the round stingray Urobatis halleri. Journal of Anatomy, 215(3), 227–372
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2009.01116.x
Dean, M.N. (2009)
Micromorphology and mechanics of the tessellated skeleton of cartilaginous fishes [Abstract]. In Progrtamm and Abstracts, 13th EEA Conference 2009, Palma de Mallorca, Spain(ed.Morey, G. & Yuste, L. and Pons, G.X.): 16
Dean, M.N. & Claeson, K.M. & Summers, A.P. (2009)
Micromorphology and mechanics of the tessellated skeleton of cartilaginous fishes [Abstract]. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 153(2, Supplement 1), S68–S69
DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2009.04.019
Dean, M.N. & Gorb, S.N. & Summers, A.P. (2008)
A cryoSEM Method for Preservation and Visualization of Calcified Shark Cartilage (And Other Stubborn Heterogeneous Skeletal Tissues). Microscopy Today, 16(6), 48–50
Huber, D.R. & Dean, M.N. & Summers, A.P. (2008)
Correction for Huber et al., Hard prey, soft jaws and the ontogeny of feeding mechanics in the spotted ratfish Hydrolagus colliei. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 5(29), 1509–1510
DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2008.3000
Wroe, S. & Huber, D.R. & Lowry, M. & Mchenry, C. & Moreno, K. & Clausen, P. & Ferrara, T.L. & Cunningham, E. & Dean, M.N. & Summers, A.P. (2008)
Three-dimensional computer analysis of white shark jaw mechanics: How hard can a great white bite? Journal of Zoology, 276, 336–342
Huber, D.R. & Dean, M.N. & Summers, A.P. (2008)
Hard prey, soft jaws, and the ontogeny of feeding mechanics in the spotted ratfish Hydrolagus colliei. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 5(25), 941–952
DOI: 10.1098/​rsif.2007.1325
Dean, M.N. & Ramsay, J.B. & Schaefer, J.T. (2008)
Tooth reorientation affects tooth function during prey processing and tooth ontogeny in the lesser electric ray (Narcine brasiliensis, Olfers, 1831). Zoology, 111(2), 123–134
DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2007.05.004
Gerry, S.P. & Ramsay, J.B. & Dean, M.N. & Wilga, C.D. (2008)
Evolution of asynchronous motor activity in paired muscles: Effects of ecology, morphology and phylogeny. Integrative and Comparative Biology: 48(2): 272–282
DOI: 10.1093/icb/icn055
Dean, M.N. & Azizi, E. & Summers, A.P. (2007)
Uniform strain in broad muscles: active and passive effects of the twisted tendon of the spotted ratfish Hydrolagus colliei. Journal of Experimental Biology, 210(19), 3395–3406
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.007062
Dean, M.N. & Bizzarro, J.J. & Summers, A.P. (2007)
The evolution of cranial design, diet and feeding mechanisms in batoid fishes. Integrative and Comparative Biology: 47: 70–81
DOI: 10.1093/icb/icm034
Sasko, D.E. & Dean, M.N. & Motta, P.J. & Hueter, R.E. (2006)
Prey capture behavior and kinematics of the Atlantic cownose ray, Rhinoptera bonasus. Zoology, 109(3), 171–181
DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2005.12.005
Dean, M.N. & Huber, D.R. & Nance, H.A. (2006)
Functional morphology of jaw trabeculation in the lesser electric ray Narcine brasiliensis, with comments on the evolution of structural support in the Batoidea. Journal of Morphology, 267(10), 1137–1146
DOI: 10.1002/jmor.10302
Dean, M.N. & Summers, A.P. (2006)
Mineralized Cartilage in the skeleton of chondrichthyan fishes. Zoology, 109(2), 164–168
DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2006.03.002
Dean, M.N. & Chiou, W.-A. & Summers, A.P. (2005)
Morphology and Ultrastructure of Prismatic Calcified Cartilage. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 11(Suppl. S02), 1196–1197
DOI: 10.1017/S1431927605507888
Dean, M.N. & Wilga, C.D. & Summers, A.P. (2005)
Eating without hands or tongue - specialization, elaboration and the evolution of preyprocessing mechanisms in cartilaginous fishes. Biology Letters, 1(3), 357–361
DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2005.0319
Dean, M.N. & Nietfeld, T. & Conklin, D. (2005)
Husbandry Notes on the Lesser Electric Ray. North American Journal of Aquaculture, 67, 58–65
DOI: 10.1577/FA03-064.1
Dean, M.N. & Summers, A.P. (2005)
Uniform strain in broad muscles: A new twist on tendons [Abstract]. American Elasmobranch Society 21th Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida
Gerry, S.P. & Dean, M.N. (2005)
Force transmission of the adductor mandibulae complex across the jaw symphysis in sharks [Abstract]. American Elasmobranch Society 21th Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida
Huber, D.R. & Dean, M.N. & Summers, A.P. (2005)
The crushing bite of the water bunny Hydrolagus colliei [Abstract]. American Elasmobranch Society 21th Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida
Porter, M.E. & Dean, M.N. & Summers, A.P. (2005)
A hole in the head: Spiracle morphology and importance during exercise [Abstract]. American Elasmobranch Society 21th Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida
Dean, M.N. & Schaefer, J.T. (2005)
Patterns of growth and mineralization in elasmobranch cartilage [Abstract]. Experimental Biology 2005 and XXXV International Congress of Physiological Sciences, Abstract 199.5
Dean, M.N. & Motta, P.J. (2004)
Anatomy and functional morphology of the feeding apparatus of the lesser electric ray, Narcine brasiliensis (Elasmobranchii: Batoidea). Journal of Morphology, 262(1), 462–483
DOI: 10.1002/jmor.10245
Dean, M.N. & Motta, P.J. (2004)
Feeding behavior and kinematics of the lesser electric ray, Narcine brasiliensis (Elasmobranchii: Batoidea). Zoology, 107(3), 171–189
DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2004.04.002
Koob, T.J. & Dean, M.N. & Koob-Emunds, M.M. (2004)
Extracellular matrix composition in the rostral gel of Squalus acanthias: A non-cartilaginous skeletal element. Bulletin, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, 43, 102–105
Dean, M.N. & Koob-Emunds, M.M. & Koob, T.J. (2004)
Extracellular matrix composition in the rostral gel of Squalus acanthias: A non-cartilaginous skeletal element [Abstract]. American Elasmobranch Society 20th Annual Meeting, Norman, Oklahoma