Sisneros, J.A. & Nelson, D.R. (2001)
Surfactants as chemical shark repellents: past, present, and future. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 60(1–3), 117–129
DOI: 10.1023/A:1007612002903
Fouts, W.R. & Nelson, D.R. (1999)
Prey capture by the Pacific angel shark, Squatina californica: Visually mediated strikes and ambush-site characteristics. Copeia, 1999(2), 304–312
Clark, E. & Nelson, D.R. (1997)
Young whale sharks, Rhincodon typus, feeding on a copepod bloom near La Paz, Mexico. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 50(1), 63–73
DOI: 10.1023/A:1007312310127
Nelson, D.R. & McKibben, J.N. & Strong, W.R. & Lowe, C.G. & Sisneros, J.A. & Schroeder, D.M. & Lavenberg, R.J. (1997)
An acoustic tracking of a megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios: a crepuscular vertical migrator. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 49(4), 389–399
DOI: 10.1023/A:1007369619576
Strong, W.R. & Nelson, D.R. & Bruce, B.D. & Murphy, R.D. (1996)
Population Dynamics of White Sharks in Spencer Gulf, South Australia. In Klimley, A.P. & Ainley, D.(Eds.) Great White Sharks. The biology of Carcharodon carcharias: 401–414
Nelson, D.R. (1996)
Sound playback: a potential tool for fishery-independent assessment of pelagic shark populations [Abstract]. American Elasmobranch Society 12th Annual Meeting, June 13–19,1996 New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
Nelson, D.R. & Strong, W.R. (1996)
Chemical Repellent Tests on White Sharks, with Comments on Repellent Delivery Methods. In Klimley, A.P. & Ainley, D.(Eds.) Great White Sharks. The biology of Carcharodon carcharias: 471–475
Lowe, C.G. & Bray, R.N. & Nelson, D.R. (1994)
Feeding and associated electrical behavior of the Pacific electric ray Torpedo californica in the field. Marine Biology, 120(1), 161–169
DOI: 10.1007/BF00381951
Manley, J.F. & Nelson, D.R. (1994)
Diel movement patterns and behavior of leopard sharks, Triakis semifasciata, at Santa Catalina Island, California [Abstract]. American Elasmobranch Society 10th Annual Meeting, 2.–8. June 1994, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Strong, W.R. & Murphy, R.C. & Bruce, B.D. & Nelson, D.R. (1992)
Movements and associated observations of bait-attracted white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias: a preliminary report. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 43(1), 13–20
DOI: 10.1071/MF9920013
Nelson, D.R. (1990)
Telemetry studies of sharks: a review, with applications in resource management. In Pratt, H.L., Gruber, S.H., Taniuchi, T., editors. Elasmobranchs as living resources: advances in the biology, ecology, systematics, and the status of the fisheries: NOAA Technical Report NMFS, 90: 239–256
Gruber, S.H. & Nelson, D.R. & Morrissey, J.F. (1988)
Patterns of Activity and Space Utilization of Lemon Sharks, Negaprion Brevirostris, in a Shallow Bahamian Lagoon. Bulletin of Marine Science, 43(1), 61–76
Klimley, A.P. & Butler, S.B. & Nelson, D.R. & Stull, A.T. (1988)
Diel movements of scalloped hammerhead sharks, Sphyrna lewini Griffith and Smith, to and from a seamount in the Gulf of California. Journal of Fish Biology, 33(5), 751–761
DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.1988.tb05520.x
Morrissey, J.F. & Gruber, S.H. & Nelson, D.R. (1987)
Patterns of activity and space utilization of the lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris): a progress report of a new approach. AES annual meeting, p.70.
Gruber, S.H. & Nelson, D.R. & McKibben, J.N. (1986)
Tracking sharks in Bimini lagoon: one phase of a bioenergetics study. Newsletter of the International Association of Fish Ethologists, 9(1), 5–8
Nelson, D.R. & Johnson, R.R. & McKibben, J.N. & Pittenger, G.G. (1986)
Agonistic attacks on divers and submersibles by gray reef sharks, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos: antipredatory or competitive? Bulletin of Marine Science, 38(1), 68–88
McKibben, J.N. & Nelson, D.R. (1986)
Patterns of movement and grouping of gray reef sharks, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos, at Enewetak, Marshall Islands. Bulletin of Marine Science, 38(1), 89–110
McKibben, J.N. & Nelson, D.R. & Gruber, S.H. (1985)
A microprocessor data logging monitor for aquatic biotelemetry. In Weeks, R.W. and F.M. Long(eds.). Proceedings, fifth international conference on wildlife biotelemetry, Laramie, WY. P.: 90–96
Gruber, S.H. & Zlotkin, E. & Nelson, D.R. (1984)
Shark repellents: behavioral bioassays in laboratory and field. In Bolis, L., J. Zadunaisky, and R. Gilles(eds). Toxins, drugs, and pollutants in marine animals. Springer–Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg etci–xii:26–42.
Klimley, A.P. & Nelson, D.R. (1984)
Diel movement patterns of the scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) in relation to El Bajo Espiritu Santo: a refuging central-position social system. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 15(1), 45–54
DOI: 10.1007/BF00310214
Nelson, D.R. (1983)
Shark attack and repellency research: an overview. In Shark repellants from the sea: new perspectives, edited by B.J. Zahuranec. AAAS Sel.Symp., (83):11–74
Nelson, D.R. & Gruber, S.H. (1983)
Activity patterns of lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris (Poey) in a shallow Bahamian habitat. Abstract of the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologist and Herpetologists. Tallahassee, Florida.
Klimley, A.P. & Nelson, D.R. (1981)
Schooling of the scalloped hammerhead sharks, Sphyrna lewini, in the Gulf of California. Fishery Bulletin, 79(2), 356–360
Nelson, D.R. (1981)
Aggression in sharks: is the gray reef shark different? Oceanus, 24(4), 45–55
Nelson, D.R. (1978)
Telemetering techniques for the study of free-ranging sharks. In E.S. Hodgson & Mathewson, R.F. (Eds.), Sensory biology of sharks, skates and rays. (pp. 419–482). Office of Naval Research, Washington, D.C.
Johnson, R.H. & Nelson, D.R. (1978)
Copulation and possible olfaction-mediated pair formation in two species of carcharhinid sharks. Copeia, 1978(3), 539–542
Sciarrotta, T.C. & Nelson, D.R. (1977)
Diel behaviour of the blue shark, Prionace glauca, near Santa Catalina Island, California. Fishery Bulletin, 75(3), 519–528
Standora, E.A. & Nelson, D.R. (1977)
A telemetric study of the behavior of free-swimming angel sharks Squatina californica. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 76, 193–201
Nelson, D.R. (1977)
On the Field Study of Shark Behavior. American Zoologist, 17(2), 501–507
Finstad, W.O. & Nelson, D.R. (1975)
Circadian activity rhythm in the horn shark, Heterodontus francisci: effect of light intensity. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 74, 20–26
Kelly, J.C. & Nelson, D.R. (1975)
Hearing thresholds of the horn shark, Heterodontus francisci. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 58(4), 905–909
DOI: 10.1121/1.380742
Nelson, D.R. (1974)
Ultrasonic telemetry of shark behavior. Naval Research Reviews, 27, 1–12
Johnson, R.H. & Nelson, D.R. (1973)
Agonistic display in the gray reef shark, Carcharinus menisorrah, and its relationship to attacks on man. Copeia, 1973(1), 76–84
Nelson, D.R. & Johnson, R.H. (1972)
Acoustic attraction of pacific reef sharks: Effect of pulse intermittency and variability. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part A, Physiology, 42(1), 85–95
DOI: 10.1016/0300-9629(72)90370-2
Nelson, D.R. & Johnson, R.H. (1970)
Diel activity rhythms in the nocturnal, bottom-dwelling sharks, Heterodontus francisci and Cephaloscyllium ventriosum. Copeia, 1970(4), 732–739
Nelson, D.R. (1967)
Hearing Thresholds, Frequency Discrimination, and Acoustic Orientation in the Lemon Shark, Negaprion Brevirostris (Poey). Bulletin of Marine Science, 17(3), 741–768
Nelson, D.R. (1967)
Cardiac responses to sounds in the lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris. In P.W. Gilbert, R.F. Mathewson, & D.P. Rall, (Eds.), Sharks, skates and rays. (pp. 533–544). John Hopkins Press, Baltimore
Nelson, D.R. (1965)
Hearing and acoustic orientation in the lemon shark, N. brevirostris , and other large sharks. PhD diss. University of Miami, Florida, 158pp.
Wisby, W.J. & Richard, J.D. & Nelson, D.R. & Gruber, S.H. (1964)
Sound perception in elasmobranchs. In Tavolga, W.N.(ed.). Marine bio–acuostics. Pergamon Press, pp.255–268.
Nelson, D.R. & Gruber, S.H. (1963)
Sharks: attraction by low-frequency sounds. Science, 142(3594), 975–977