Wong, S.A. & Bigman, J.S. & Yopak, K.E. & Dulvy, N.K. (2021)
Gill surface area provides a clue for the respiratory basis of brain size in the blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus). Journal of Fish Biology, in press
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Mull, C.G. & Yopak, K.E. & Dulvy, N.K. (2020)
Maternal Investment, Ecological Lifestyle, and Brain Evolution in Sharks and Rays. American Naturalist, 195(6), 1056–1069
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Camilieri-Asch, V. & Shaw, J.A. & Yopak, K.E. & Chapuis, L. & Partridge, J.C. & Collin, S.P. (2020)
Volumetric analysis and morphological assessment of the ascending olfactory pathway in an elasmobranch and a teleost using diceCT. Brain Structure & Function, 225, 2347–2375
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Camilieri-Asch, V. & Yopak, K.E. & Rea, A. & Mitchell, J.D. & Partridge, J.C. & Collin, S.P. (2020)
Convergence of Olfactory Inputs within the Central Nervous System of a Cartilaginous and a Bony Fish: An Anatomical Indicator of Olfactory Sensitivity. Brain Behavior and Evolution, 95(3–4), 139–161
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Laforest, K.V. & Peele, E.E. & Yopak, K.E. (2020)
Ontogenetic Shifts in Brain Size and Brain Organization of the Atlantic Sharpnose Shark, Rhizoprionodon terraenovae. Brain Behavior and Evolution, 95(3–4), 162–180
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Camilieri-Asch, V. & Caddy, H.T. & Hubbard, A. & Rigby, P. & Doyle, B. & Shaw, J.A. & Mehnert, A. & Partridge, J.C. & Yopak, K.E. & Collin, S.P. (2020)
Multimodal Imaging and Analysis of the Neuroanatomical Organization of the Primary Olfactory Inputs in the Brownbanded Bamboo Shark, Chiloscyllium punctatum. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 14, Article 560534
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Egeberg, C.A. & Kempster, R.M. & Hart, N.S. & Ryan, L. & Chapuis, L. & Kerr, C.C. & Schmidt, C. & Gennari, E. & Yopak, K.E. & Collin, S.P. (2019)
Not all electric shark deterrents are made equal: Effects of a commercial electric anklet deterrent on white shark behaviour. PLoS ONE, 14(3), Article e0212851
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Yopak, K.E. & Mcmeans, B.C. & Mull, C.G. & Feindel, K.W. & Kovacs, K.M. & Lydersen, C. & Fisk, A.T. & Collin, S.P. (2019)
Comparative Brain Morphology of the Greenland and Pacific Sleeper Sharks and its Functional Implications. Scientific Reports, 9, Article 10022
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Chapuis, L. & Collin, S.P. & Yopak, K.E. & Mccauley, R.D. & Kempster, R.M. & Ryan, L.A. & Schmidt, C. & Kerr, C.C. & Gennari, E. & Egeberg, C.A. & Hart, N.S. (2019)
The effect of underwater sounds on shark behaviour. Scientific Reports, 9, Article 6924
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Ryan, L.A. & Chapuis, L. & Hemmi, J.M. & Collin, S.P. & Mccauley, R.D. & Yopak, K.E. & Gennari, E. & Huveneers, C. & Kempster, R.M. & Kerr, C.C. & Schmidt, C. & Egeberg, C.A. & Hart, N.S. (2018)
Effects of auditory and visual stimuli on shark feeding behaviour: the disco effect. Marine Biology, 165(1), Article 11
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Lisney, T.J. & Yopak, K.E. & Camilieri-Asch, V. & Collin, S.P. (2017)
Ontogenetic Shifts in Brain Organization in the Bluespotted Stingray Neotrygon kuhlii (Chondrichthyes: Dasyatidae). Brain Behavior and Evolution, 89(2), 68–83
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Kempster, R.M. & Egeberg, C.A. & Hart, N.S. & Ryan, L. & Chapuis, L. & Kerr, C.C. & Schmidt, C. & Huveneers, C. & Gennari, E. & Yopak, K.E. & Meeuwig, J.J. & Collin, S.P. (2016)
How Close is too Close? The Effect of a Non-Lethal Electric Shark Deterrent on White Shark Behaviour. PLoS ONE, 11(7), Article e0157717
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Yopak, K.E. & Galinsky, V.L. & Berquist, R.M. & Frank, L.R. (2016)
Quantitative Classification of Cerebellar Foliation in Cartilaginous Fishes (Class: Chondrichthyes) Using Three-Dimensional Shape Analysis and Its Implications for Evolutionary Biology. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 87(4): 252–264
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Yopak, K.E. & Lisney, T.J. & Collin, S.P. (2015)
Not all sharks are “swimming noses”: variation in olfactory bulb size in cartilaginous fishes. Brain Structure & Function, 220(2), 1127–1143
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Chapuis, L. & Yopak, K.E. & Mccauley, R. & Hart, N.S. & Collin, S.P. (2014)
“Shark! What big ears you have: Functional and morphological differences in the auditory system of elasmobranchs” [Abstract]. In: Programm and Abstracts of Shark International, Durban 2014: 34
Mull, C.G. & Yopak, K.E. & Dulvy, N.K. (2014)
Sex on the brain: placentation and the evolution of brain size and structure in sharks, skates and rays [Abstract]. In: Programm and Abstracts of Shark International, Durban 2014: 133
Yopak, K.E. & Goh, G. & Heel, K. & Northcutt, R.G. & Collin, S.P. (2014)
Is bigger always better? The evolution of brain size and cognitive ability in sharks [Abstract]. In: Programm and Abstracts of Shark International, Durban 2014: 187
Yopak, K.E. (2012)
Neuroecology of cartilaginous fishes: the functional implications of brain scaling. Journal of Fish Biology, 80(5), 1968–2023
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Mull, C.G. & Yopak, K.E. & Dulvy, N.K. (2012)
Reproductive Strategy, Brain Size and Structure in Chrondrichthyans [Abstract]. World Congress of Herpetology, Vancouver, Canada, August 8 – 14, 2012, Book of Abstracts, 498–499
Yopak, K.E. & Mcmeans, B.C. & Kovacs, K. & Lydersen, C. & Fisk, A.T. (2012)
Can we infer function from elasmobranch brain morphology? A study of Somniosidae [Abstract]. World Congress of Herpetology, Vancouver, Canada, August 8 – 14, 2012, Book of Abstracts, 799
Yopak, K.E. & Lisney, T.J. (2012)
Allometric Scaling of the Optic Tectum in Cartilaginous Fishes. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 80(2): 108–126
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Montgomery, J.C. & Bodznick, D. & Yopak, K.E. (2012)
The Cerebellum and Cerebellum-Like Structures of Cartilaginous Fishes. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 80(2): 152–165
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Mull, C.G. & Yopak, K.E. & Dulvy, N.K. (2011)
Does more maternal investment mean a larger brain? Evolutionary relationships between reproductive mode and brain size in chondrichthyans. Marine and Freshwater Research, 62(6), 567–575
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Yopak, K.E. & Lisney, T.J. (2011)
More than meets the eye: Habitat and lifestyle correlates with relative optic tectum size in chondrichthyans [Abstract]. In: Program and Abstracts for the 2011 Workshop and Conference of the Oceania Chondrichthyan Society, 13th–15th September 2011, Sea World Resort and Water Park, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Kajiura, S.M. & Cornett, A.D. & Yopak, K.E. (2010)
Sensory Adaptations to the Environment: Electroreceptors as a Case Study. In: Carrier, J.C. & Musick, J.A. & Heithaus, M.R.(Eds) Sharks and Their Relatives II: Biodiversity, Adaptive Physiology, and Conservation. CRC Press, Boca Raton: 393–434
Yopak, K.E. & Lisney, T.J. & Darlington, R.B. & Collin, S.P. & Montgomery, J.C. & Finlay, B.L. (2010)
A conserved pattern of brain scaling from sharks to primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(29), 12946–12951
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Yopak, K.E. & Ainsley, S.M. & Ebert, D.A. & Frank, L.R. (2010)
Exploring Adaptive Evolution in the Brains of Bathyal Skates (Family: Rajidae): Phylogenetic and Ecological Perspectives [Abstract]. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 75(4): 316
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Yopak, K.E. & Frank, L.R. (2009)
Brain size and brain organization of the whale shark, Rhincodon typus, using magnetic resonance imaging. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 74(2): 121–142
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Yopak, K.E. & Montgomery, J.C. (2008)
Brain organization and specialization in deep-sea chondrichthyans. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 71(4): 287–304
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Lisney, T.J. & Yopak, K.E. & Montgomery, J.C. & Collin, S.P. (2008)
Variation in Brain Organization and Cerebellar Foliation in Chondrichthyans: Batoids. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 72(4): 262–282
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Yopak, K.E. & Lisney, T.J. & Collin, S.P. & Montgomery, J.C. (2007)
Variation in Brain Organization and Cerebellar Foliation in Chondrichthyans: Sharks and Holocephalans. Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 69(4): 280–300
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Yopak, K.E. & Montgomery, J.C. (2005)
Comparative morphometrics of the elasmobranch brain: Mapping neuromorphology onto behavior and environment [Abstract]. American Elasmobranch Society 21th Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida