Cooper, J.A. & Griffin, J.N. & Kindlimann, R. & Pimiento, C. (2023)
Are shark teeth proxies for functional traits? A framework to infer ecology from the fossil record. Journal of Fish Biology, in press
DOI: 10.1111/jfb.15326
Cooper, J.A. & Hutchinson, J.R. & Bernvi, D.C. & Cliff, G. & Wilson, R.P. & Dicken, M.L. & Menzel, J. & Wroe, S. & Pirlo, J. & Pimiento, C. (2022)
The extinct shark Otodus megalodon was a transoceanic superpredator: Inferences from 3D modeling. Science Advances, 8(33), Article eabm9424
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abm9424
Pimiento, C. & Pyenson, N.D. (2021)
When sharks nearly disappeared. Science, 372(6546), 1036–1037
DOI: 10.1126/science.abj2088
Paillard, A. & Shimada, K. & Pimiento, C. (2021)
The fossil record of extant elasmobranchs. Journal of Fish Biology, 98(2), 445–455
DOI: 10.1111/jfb.14588
Bazzi, M. & Campione, N.E. & Kear, B.P. & Pimiento, C. & Ahlberg, P.E. (2021)
Feeding ecology has shaped the evolution of modern sharks. Current Biology, 31(23), 5138–5148
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.09.028
Pimiento, C. & Benton, M.J. (2020)
The impact of the Pull of the Recent on extant elasmobranchs. Palaeontology, 63(3), 369–374
DOI: 10.1111/pala.12478
Villafaña, J.A. & Hernandez, S. & Alvarado, A. & Shimada, K. & Pimiento, C. & Rivadeneira, M.M. & Kriwet, J. (2020)
First evidence of a palaeo-nursery area of the great white shark. Scientific Reports, 10, Article 8502
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-65101-1
Cooper, J.A. & Pimiento, C. & Ferrón, H.G. & Benton, M.J. (2020)
Body dimensions of the extinct giant shark Otodus megalodon: a 2D reconstruction. Scientific Reports, 10, Article 14596
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-71387-y
Pimiento, C. & Cantalapiedra, J.L. & Shimada, K. & Field, D.J. & Smaers, J.B. (2019)
Evolutionary pathways toward gigantism in sharks and rays. Evolution, 73(3), 588–599
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13680
Perez, V.J. & Pimiento, C. & Hendy, A. & González-Barba, G. & Hubbell, G. & Macfadden, B.J. (2017)
Late Miocene chondrichthyans from Lago Bayano, Panama: Functional diversity, environment and biogeography. Journal of Paleontology, 91(3), 512–547
DOI: 10.1017/jpa.2017.5
Pimiento, C. & Griffin, J.N. & Clements, C.F. & Silvestro, D. & Varela, S. & Uhen, M.D. & Jaramillo, C. (2017)
The Pliocene marine megafauna extinction and its impact on functional diversity. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1, 1100–1106
DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0223-6
Pimiento, C. & Macfadden, B.J. & Clements, C.F. & Varela, S. & Jaramillo, C. & Velez-Juarbe, J. & Silliman, B.R. (2016)
Geographical distribution patterns of Carcharocles megalodon over time reveal clues about extinction mechanisms. Journal of Biogeography, 43(8), 1645–1655
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12754
Pimiento, C. & Clements, C.F. (2015)
Correction: When Did Carcharocles megalodon Become Extinct? A New Analysis of the Fossil Record (vol 9, e111086, 2014) PLoS ONE, 10(1), Article e0117877
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117877
Carrillo-Briceño, J.D. & de Gracia, C. & Pimiento, C. & Aguilera, O.A. & Kindlimann, R. & Santamarina, P. & Jaramillo, C. (2015)
A New Late Miocene Chondrichthyan Assemblage from the Chagres Formation, Panama. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 60, 56–70
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsames.2015.02.001
Pimiento, C. & Balk, M.A. (2015)
Body-size trends of the extinct giant shark Carcharocles megalodon: a deep-time perspective on marine apex predators Paleobiology, 41(3), 479–490
DOI: 10.1017/pab.2015.16
Pimiento, C. & Clements, C.F. (2014)
When Did Carcharocles megalodon Become Extinct? A New Analysis of the Fossil Record. PLoS ONE, 9(10), Article e111086
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111086
Vasquez, S. & Pimiento, C. (2014)
Tiburones y rayas de la Formación Tonosí (Eoceno de Panamá). [Sharks and Rays from the Tonosi Formation (Eocene of Panamá).] Revista Geológica de América Central, 51, 165–169
DOI: 10.15517/rgac.v51i1.16911
Pimiento, C. & González-Barba, G. & Hendy, A.J.W. & Jaramillo, C. & Macfadden, B.J. & Montes, C. & Suareza, S.C. & Shippritt, M. (2013)
Early Miocene chondrichthyans from the Culebra Formation, Panama: a window into marine vertebrate faunas before closure the Central American Seaway. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 42, 159–170
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsames.2012.11.005
Pimiento, C. & González-Barba, G. & Ehret, D.J. & Hendy, A.J.W. & Macfadden, B.J. & Jaramillo, C. (2013)
Sharks and Rays (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the Late Miocene Gatun Formation of Panama. Journal of Paleontology, 87(5), 755–774
DOI: 10.1666/12-117
Pimiento, C. & Pringle, R.M. (2011)
Fossil sharks: Learning from and about the past. Science Scope 34(6): 52–59
Pimiento, C. & Ehret, D.J. & Macfadden, B.J. & Hubbell, G. (2010)
Ancient Nursery Area for the Extinct Giant Shark Megalodon from the Miocene of Panama. PLoS ONE, 5(5), Article e10552
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010552
Pimiento, C. (2010)
Systematics, paleobiology, and paleoecology of late Miocene sharks (Elasmobranchii, Selachii) from Panama: integration of research and education. Master Thesis: Gainesville: University of Florida. 131 p.
Pimiento, C. & Ehret, D. & Macfadden, B. (2009)
Panama as a paleo-nursery area for giant shark babies (C. megalodon) [Abstract]. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29(Supplement to Number 3), 164A