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James B. Wood (ceph)

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Publications

Coauthors that were my former students or interns are underlined below.

Peer Reviewed
Heather Vitality, Thomas A. Oliver, Iria Fernandez-Silva, James B. Wood, Robert J. Toonen (2019)
A behavioral and genetic study of multiple paternity in a polygamous marine invertebrate, Octopus oliveri

Carere, C., Wood J.B., Mather J. (2011) Species differences in captivity: where are the invertebrates? Trends Ecol. Evol. 26, 211.

Wood, J.B., Maynard, A.E., Lawlor, A.G., Sawyer, E.K., Simmons, D.M.,Pennoyer, K.E., Derby, C.D. (2010) Caribbean reef squid, Sepioteuthis sepioidea, use ink as a defense against predatory French grunts, Haemulon flavolieatum. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 388: 1-2, 20-27.

Byrne, R.A., Wood J.B., Anderson R.C. and Griebel U. (2010) Non-invasive methods of identifying and tracking wild squid. Ferrantia 59, 22-31.

Zeeh K.M. and Wood J.B. (2009) Impact of Visible Implant Elastomer Tags on Growth Rates of Captive Caribbean Reef Squid (Sepioteuthis sepioidea). Fisheries Research. 95: 2-3, 362-364.

Wood J.B., Pennoyer K.E. and Derby C. D. (2008) Ink is a conspecific alarm cue in the Caribbean reef squid, Sepioteuthis sepioidea. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 367: 1, 11-16.

Anderson R.A., Wood J.B., Mather J. (2008) Diet of Octopus vulgaris in the Caribbean: Variety is the spice of life. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 199-202.

Replinger S.E. and Wood J.B. (2007) A preliminary investigation of the use of subcutaneous tagging in Caribbean reef squid Sepioteuthis sepioidea (Cephalopoda: Loliginidae). Fisheries Research. 84: 308-313.

Melzner F., Forsythe J.W., Lee P.G., Wood J.B., Piatkowski U. and Clemmesena C. (2005) Estimating recent growth in the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis: Are nucleic acid based indicators for growth and condition the method of choice? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 317: 37-51.

Semmens J.M., Pecl G.T., Villanueva R., Jouffre D., Sobrino I., Wood J.B. and Rigby P.R.. (2004) Understanding octopus growth: patterns, variability and physiology. Marine and Freshwater Research. 55: 367-377.

Wood J.B. and Anderson R.A. (2004) Interspecific evaluation of octopus escape behavior. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science. 7: 2, 95-106.

Wood J.B., Byrne R.B. Monks N. (2003) Coleoid cephalopods through time and cyberspace: using CephBase to examine behavior and selection. Berliner Geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen. 3: 261-266.

Byrne R.A., Griebel U., Wood J.B. and Mather J.A. (2003) Squid say it with skin a graphical model for skin displays in Caribbean Reef Squid (Sepioteuthis sepioidea). Berliner Geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen. 3: 29-35.

Anderson R.A., Wood J.B. and Byrne R.A. (2002) Octopus senescence: the beginning of the end. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science. 5: 4, 275-283.

Anderson R.A. and Wood J.B. (2001) Enrichment for giant pacific octopuses: happy as a clam? Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science. 4: 157-168.

Adamo S.A., Brown W.M., King A.J., Mather J., Mather L., Shoemaker K.L., and Wood J.B. (2000) Agonistic and reproductive behaviours of the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis in a semi-natural environment. Journal of Molluscan Studies. 66: 417-419.

Wood J.B., Day C.L., Lee P.G., and O'Dor R.K. (2000) CephBase: testing ideas for cephalopod and other species-level databases. Oceanography 13: 3, 14-20.

Wood J.B. and O'Dor R.K. (2000) Do larger cephalopods live longer? Effects of temperature and phylogeny on interspecific comparisons of age and size at maturity. Marine Biology 136: 1, 91-99.

Wood J.B. (2000) The natural history of Bathypolypus arcticus (Prosch), a deep-sea octopus. PhD Thesis, Dalhousie University.

Wood J.B. and Wood D.A. (1999) Enrichment for an Advanced Invertebrate. The Shape of Enrichment. 8:3, 1-5.

Wood J.B., Kenchington E. and O'Dor R.K. (1998) Reproduction and embryonic development time of Bathypolypus arcticus, a deep-sea octopod (Cephalopoda: Octopoda). Malacologia 39: 1-2, 11-19.

Books

Mather, J.A., Anderson, R.C., Wood, J.B. (2010) Octopus: The ocean’s intelligent invertebrate. Timber Press, Portland, OR. 240pgs.


Non-peer reviewed professional publications and book chapters

Anderson R.C. and Wood J.B. (2009) Feeding Octopuses Live Crabs is Good Enrichment. Drum and Croaker. Vol 40. pgs. 9-11.

Wood J.B. and Jackson K.J. (2005) Bermuda's Marine Biodiversity. In: Caribbean Marine Biodiversity: The Known and the Unknown. Miloslavich P. and Klein E. (EDS). DEStech Publications, Inc., Lancaster, PA. 324 pgs.

Wood J.B., Zhang P.Y., Costello M.J. and Grassle F.J. (2005) An introduction to OBIS (www.iobis.org). In: Caribbean Marine Biodiversity: The Known and the Unknown. Miloslavich P. and Klein E. (EDS). DEStech Publications, Inc., Lancaster, PA. 324 pgs.

Wood J.B., O'Dor R.K. and U. Piatkowski. (2001) Introduction to CephBase www.cephbase.utmb.edu ACP-EU Fisheries Research Report No. 8, ACP-EU Fisheries Research Initiative, ISSN 1025-3971, pgs 44-49.

Piatkowski U. and Wood J.B. (2001) Cephalopods: What makes them an ideal group for an Internet database. ACP-EU Fisheries Research Report No. 8, ACP-EU Fisheries Research Initiative, ISSN 1025-3971, pgs 39-43.


Popular publications

2012 Drum and Croaker Vol 43 pg 35 Raising Baby Octopuses

Anderson R.C. and Wood J.B. (2011) Captive Calamari: The Challenge of Keeping Captive Squid. Drum and Croaker. Vol 42.

Wood J.B. and Zeeh K.M. August (2011) Bioluminescence: Fireworks in the Night. Aquarium Fish International Magazine. Reprinted from 2007 Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine.

Wood J.B. and R.C. Anderson. (2009) Keeping cephalopods. Marine Fish and Reef USA. 11: 18-31.

Wood J.B. and Zeeh K.M. March (2007) Bioluminescence: Fireworks in the Night. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine.

Worthington R. and Wood J.B. (2003) Top 50 Signs That Your Octopus is Getting Out of Hand. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine.

Wood J.B. (2002) What we don't know about nautilus. Tentacle, no. 10, Jan. 2002.

Wood J.B. (1999) The Importance of Stability in Aquariums. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine. 22: 4.

Wood J.B. and Wood D.A. (1998) James's Rearing Chambers. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine. 21: 12.

Wood J.B. (1998) Cuttlefish Husbandry. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine. 21: 7-10.
Part 1, July 1998
Part 2, Aug. 1998
Part 3, Sep. 1998 (plus cover photo)
Part 4, Oct. 1998

Wood J.B. (1995) Raising and Rearing Octopus briareus In: The Journal of Maquaculture. 3: 2.

Wood J.B. (1994) Don't Fear the Raptor; an Octopus in the Home Aquarium. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine. 17: 4.

Wood J.B. (1991) Carpet Crisis. Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine. 14: 11.

Meetings, Presentations and Workshops

Invited Guest Speaker.
2013. Anderson R.C. and Wood J.B. Color in Cephalopods: the Passing Cloud Display. World Congress of Malacology. Azores, Portugal, July 21-28.

Workshop participant and poster. 2012.Cephalopod International Advisory Council (CIAC) Symposium. Florianópolis, Brazil. October 27 to Nov 2.

Workshop participant. 2011. Western Museum’s Association Meeting. The Getty, Los Angeles, CA. March 3-5.

Hughes, B and Wood J.B. 2010. UCI Cal Teach Noyce Summer Intern & Scholarships - Poster presented at the NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference, Washington DC. July 7-9.

Workshop participant. 2010. Communicating Ocean Sciences Informal Education Network Scientist Workshop Design Meeting. Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, CA. June 7-9.

Workshop participant. 2009. Museum Educators Reflecting on Practice Coaching Workshop. Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, CA. Dec 14-16.

Workshop participant. 2009. Communicating Ocean Sciences Instructor's Workshop. Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, CA. June 3-5.

Session Facilitator. 2009. "Ocean On The Edge": Framework for Public Ocean Literacy. Long Beach, CA. May 12-14.

Wood J.B. 2006. Outreach needs for barcoding of marine life. DNA Barcoding for CoML Workshop. The Netherlands Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences. Amsterdam, May 15-17.

Wood J.B. and Jackson K. 2004. Bermuda's Marine Biodiversity. Caribbean Marine Biodiversity: The known and the unknown Isla de Margarita, Venezuela, June 15-17.

Wood J.B., Zhang P.Y., Costello M.J. and J.F. Grassle 2004. An introduction to OBIS (www.iobis.org). Caribbean Marine Biodiversity: The known and the unknown Isla de Margarita, Venezuela, June 15-17.

Wood J.B. and Shaw C.M. 2003. Introduction to CephSchool. Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. Houston, TX, May 28-31.

Wood J.B. 2003 CephSchool. Cephalopod International Advisory Council (CIAC) conference. Phuket Thailand, February 17-21.

Wood J.B., Shaw C.M. 2002. Ceph School: A pedagogic portal for teaching biological principles with cephalopod mollusks. The National Science Foundation (NSF) National Science Digital Library (NSDL) all Projects Meeting. Washington D.C., December 2-4.

Wood J.B., Byrne R.A. and Monks K. 2002. Understanding the past by looking at the present; using CephBase to examine behavior and selection in coleoid cephalopods. Coleoid cephalopods through time: neontological approaches to their paleobiology in the light of the fossil record. Free University of Berlin, Germany. September 16-19.

Byrne R.A., Griebel U, Wood J.B. and Mather J.A. 2002. Squid say it with skin; a graphical model for skin displays in Caribbean Reef Squid (Sepioteuthis sepioidea). Coleoid cephalopods through time: neontological approaches to their palaeobiology in the light of the fossil record. Free University of Berlin, Germany. September 16-19.

Wood J.B. 2001. CephBase II - a new tool for quantifying, cataloging and investigating cephalopod biodiversity. World Congress of Malacology. Vienna, Austria. August 19-25.

Wood J.B. and Forsythe J.W. 2001. CephBase Image Database. 27th International Ethological Conference. Tübingen, Germany. August 22-29.

Wood J.B. and O'Dor R.K. 2000. How slow can they grow? Not all cephalopods live fast and die young. Cephalopod International Advisory Council (CIAC) conference, GIS and database workshop, Aberdeen Scotland. July 5-7.

Wood J.B. 2000. Databases, Cephalopods and You. Cephalopod International Advisory Council (CIAC) conference, Aberdeen Scotland. July 3-4.

Wood J.B., Day C.L. and O'Dor R.K. 1999. CephBase, OBIS and Standardization OBIS (Ocean Biogeographical Information System) Workshop. Washington D.C.

Wood J.B., Day C.L. and O'Dor R.K. 1998. What is CephBase? International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), Portugal.

Wood J.B., Brown S. and O'Dor R.K. 1997. First lab rearing of Bathypolypus arcticus, a deep-sea octopus. Northeast Regional Animal Behavior Meetings, Woods Hole, Mass.

Wood J.B. and O'Dor R.K. 1996. From the tropics to the arctic (us) - the importance of temperature in testing life history hypotheses. CIAC meeting in Australia.

Wood J.B. 1996. Life history and behavior of Bathypolypus arcticus - preliminary results. Program Abstracts, 62nd Annual AMU Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

Wood J.B., Kenchington E., and O'Dor R.K. 1996. Reproduction of Bathypolypus arcticus, a deep-sea octopod (Cephalopoda: Octopoda). Canadian Society of Zoologists. 27(2): 107. St. John, Newfoundland.


Multimedia Educational Outreach

Nature Documentaries


Macronesia's first narrated video! Dr. James B. Wood, marine biologist, introduces us to the world of octopuses, with Macronesia video footage from Guam and the Philippines. 2014

Featured Scientist in the “Nature's Weirdest Events” for the BBC. First aired on BBC2 on New Years Day 2013.

Featured scientist, scientific consultant and underwater videographer for “Toxic Invaders” (Lionfish) – A Canadian Discovery Channel special for the Blue Realm series. (2012)

Featured scientist, nature special: "Squid Invasion" - A Discovery Channel and National Geographic special on Humboldt Squid. (2008)

Featured Scientist in "BIOS Explorer, Changing Climates, Changing Coasts" (2007)

Featured scientist on the award winning nature special "The Circle of Life" (2006)

Featured scientist, nature special: "Tentacles" - A Discovery Channel and National Geographic special on communication in Caribbean Reef Squid. (2004)

Consultant and Animal Handler, Discovery Channel's nature special "The Ultimate Guide: Octopus" (1998)


Radio

Interviewed on the subject of octopuses for the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC) Maritime Noon show (May 27, 1999)


Major Public Presentations

Invited Speaker, South Florida Science Museum (2012).

Invited speaker, California State University at Long Beach (CSULB). (2010)

Invited speaker, Aquarium of the Pacific. (2003, 2009)

Invited speaker, Animal Behavior Society Symposium on Careers in Science. Bloomington, IN. (2003)

Invited speaker, Cape Cod Museum. Cape Cod, MA. (2001)

Invited speaker, Western Marine Conference. Sacramento, CA. (June 23 - 25, 2000)

Websites

Director of Invertebrates and founding member of MarineBio.org (2006 to present)

Census of Marine Life OBIS international committee member (2003), technical participant (2000-2003), developer (1998-2003)

Webmaster and Project Manager for CephBase (1998-2003)

Webmaster for The Cephalopod Page (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish, and Nautilus - The Cephalopod Page) (1995-present)
 
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