Peer-Reviewed Publications, Books & Book Chapters
(97) Lins L, Trojan S, Sockell A, Yee MC, Tatarenkov A, Bustamante C, Earley RL, Kelley J (2017). Whole-genome sequencing reveals heterozygosity in a preferentially self-fertilizing hermaphroditic vertebrate. Submitted to Genome (Special Issue on Ecological Genomics).
(96) Styga JM, Houslay TM, Wilson AJ & Earley RL (2017). Ontogeny of the morphology-performance axis in a jumping, self-fertilizing hermaphroditic fish (Kryptolebias marmoratus). Submitted to Functional Ecology.
(95) Turko AJ, Tatarenkov A, Currie S, Earley RL, Platek A, Taylor DS & Wright PA (2017). Emersion behaviour underlies variation in aquatic respiratory function in the amphibious fish Kryptolebias marmoratus. Submitted to Journal of Experimental Biology.
(94) Scarsella GE, Gresham JD & Earley RL (2017). Relationships between external sexually dimorphic characteristics and internal gonadal morphology in a sex changing fish. Submitted to Journal of Zoology.
(93) Chouinard-Thuly L, Reddon AR, Leris I, Earley RL & Reader SM (2017). Developmental plasticity of the stress response in female but not male guppies. Submitted to Royal Society Open Science.
(92) Li CY, Curtis C & Earley RL (2017). Fighting your reflection: a new type of mirror test elicits behaviour that more accurately predicts performance against live opponents. Submitted to Animal Behaviour.
(91) Fellous A, Labed-Veydert T, Voisin AS, Locrel M, Earley RL & Silvestre F (2017). Global DNA methylation patterns provide insight into epigenetic regulation in the self-fertilizing mangrove rivulus, Kryptolebias marmoratus. Submitted to Ecology and Evolution.
(90) James WR, Styga JM, White S, Marson KM & Earley RL (2017). Developmentally plastic responses to predation threat in the mangrove rivulus fish (Kryptolebias marmoratus): behavior and morphology. Submitted to Evolutionary Ecology.
(89) Li CY, Huang SP, Garcia M, Fuller A, Hsu Y & Earley RL (2017). Sexual phenotype drives variation in endocrine responses to social challenge in a clonal animal. Submitted to Royal Society Open Science.
(88) Flatt AA, Esco MR, Allen JR, Robinson JB, Earley RL, Fedewa MV, Bragg A, Keith CM & Wingo JE (2017). Heart rate variability and training load among NCAA Division-1 college football players throughout spring camp. Accepted, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.
(87) Tatarenkov A, Lima SMQ, Earley RL, Berbel-Filho WM, Vermeulen F, Taylor DS, Marson K, Turner BJ & Avise J (2017). Deep and concordant subdivisions in the self-fertilizing mangrove killifishes (Kryptolebias) revealed by nuclear and mtDNA markers. Accepted, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.
(86) Good C, Davidson J, Earley RL, Styga J & Summerfelt S (2017). The effects of ozonation on select waterborne steroid hormones in recirculation aquaculture systems containing sexually mature Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. Aquacultural Engineering 79: 9-16.
(85) Lomax JL, Carlson RE, Wells JW, Crawford PM & Earley RL (2017). Factors affecting egg production in the selfing mangrove rivulus (Kryptolebias marmoratus). Zoology 122: 38-45.
(84) Clotfelter ED, Johnson EM, Anderson C & Earley RL (2017). Evidence for male alternative reproductive tactics in convict cichlids (Amatitlania siquia) in Lake Xiloa, Nicaragua. Environmental Biology of Fishes 100: 655-662.
(83) Hall E, Brady S, Mattheus N, Earley RL, Diamond M & Crespi E (2017). Physiological consequences of exposure to salinized roadside ponds on wood frog larvae and adults. Biological Conservation 209: 98-106.
(82) Martin LB, Ahn A, Earley RL, Ghalambor CK & Woods AH (2016). Editorial for Integrative and Comparative Biology. Integrative & Comparative Biology 56: 755-757.
(81) Voisin A-S, Fellous A, Earley RL & Silvestre F (2016). Delayed impacts of developmental exposure to 17-alpha-ethinylestradiol in the self-fertilizing fish Kryptolebias marmoratus. Aquatic Toxicology 180: 247-257.
(80) Kelley JL, Yee M-C, Brown AP, Richardson RR, Tatarenkov A, Lee CC, Harkins TT, Bustamante CD & Earley RL (2016). The genome of the self-fertilizing mangrove rivulus fish, Kryptolebias marmoratus: a model for studying phenotypic plasticity and adaptations to extreme environments. Genome Biology & Evolution 8: 2145-2154.
(79) Weinersmith KL & Earley RL (2016). Better with your parasites? Lessons from evolved dependence and conditionally helpful parasites for behavioural ecology. Animal Behaviour 118: 123-133.
(78) Scarsella G, Duque K, Wong S, Sivaraman B & Earley RL (2016). Hormonal responses to non-contact aggression in convict cichlid fish. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 325: 219-230.
(77) Anderson C, Jones R, Moscicki M, Clotfelter E & Earley RL (2016). Seeing orange: breeding convict cichlids exhibit heightened aggression against more colorful intruders. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70: 647-657.
(76) Garcia MJ, Ferro JM, Mattox T, Kopelic S, Marson K, Jones R, Svendsen JC & Earley RL (2016). Phenotypic differences between the sexes in the sexually plastic mangrove rivulus fish (Kryptolebias marmoratus). Journal of Experimental Biology 219: 988-997. Bonus - Inside JEB Feature on this article!
(75) Weinersmith KL, Hanninen AF, Sih A, McElreath R & Earley RL (2016). The relationship between handling time and cortisol release rates changes as a function of brain parasite densities in California killifish. Journal of Fish Biology 88: 1125-1142.
(74) Johnson EL, Weinersmith KL & Earley RL (2016). Changes in reproductive physiology of mangrove rivulus Kryptolebias marmoratus following exposure to environmentally relevant doses of ethinyl oestradiol. Journal of Fish Biology 88: 774-786.
(73) Foster SA, Wund MA, Graham ME, Earley RL & Baker JA (2015). Iterative development and the scope for plasticity: insights from an adaptive radiation. Heredity 115, 335–348.
(72) Ligocki IY, Earley RL, Hellmann JK & Hamilton IM (2015). Variation in glucocorticoid levels in relation to direct and third-party interactions in a social fish. Physiology & Behavior 151: 386-394.
(71) Garcia MJ, Williams J, Sinderman B & Earley RL (2015). Ready for a fight? The physiological effects of detecting an opponent’s pheromone cues prior to a contest. Physiology & Behavior 149: 1-7.
(70) Tatarenkov A, Earley RL, Perlman BM, Taylor DS, Turner BJ & Avise JC (2015). Genetic subdivision and variation in selfing rates among Central American populations of the mangrove rivulus, Kryptolebias marmoratus. Journal of Heredity 106: 276-284.
(69) Wofford SJ, Earley RL & Moore PA (2015). Evidence for assessment disappears in mixed sex contests of the crayfish, Orconectes virilis. Behaviour 152: 995-1018.
(68) Kolluru GR, Walz J, Hanninen AF, Downey K, Kalbach B, Gupta S & Earley RL (2015). Exploring behavioral and hormonal flexibility across light environments in guppies from low-predation populations. Behaviour 152: 963-993.
(67) Boulton K, Couto E, Grimmer AJ, Earley RL, Canario A, Wilson AJ & Walling CA (2015). How integrated are behavioural and endocrine stress response traits? A repeated measures approach to testing the stress coping style model. Ecology and Evolution 5: 618-633.
(66) Anderson C, Wong SC, Fuller A, Zigelsky K & Earley RL (2015). Carotenoid-based coloration is associated with predation risk, competition, and breeding status in female convict cichlid fish (Amatitlania siquia) under field conditions. Environmental Biology of Fishes 98: 1005-1013.
(65) Mesak F, Tatarenkov A, Earley RL & Avise JC (2014). Hundreds of SNPs versus dozens of SSRs: which dataset better characterizes natural "clonal" lineages in a self-fertilizing fish? Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 2: 74.
(64) Li CY, Earley RL, Huang SP & Hsu Y (2014). Fighting experience alters brain androgen receptor expression dependent on testosterone status. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, 281: 20141532.
(63) Hoss SK, Garcia MJ, Earley RL & Clark RW (2014). Fine-scale hormonal patterns associated with parturition and maternal attendance of neonates in the cottonmouth, Agkistrodon piscivorous. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 208: 85-93.
(62) Elwood RW, Stoilova V, McDonnell A, Earley RL & Arnott G (2014). Do mirrors reflect reality in agonistic encounters? A test of mutual cooperation in displays. Animal Behaviour, 97: 63-67.
(61) Hofmann HA, Beery AK, Blumstein DT, Couzin ID, Earley RL, Hayes LD, Hurd PL, Lacey EA, Solomon NG, Taborsky M, Young LJ & Rubenstein DR (2014). An evolutionary framework for studying mechanisms of social behavior. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29: 581-589.
(60) Good C, Davidson J, Earley RL, Lee EA & Summerfelt S (2014). The impact of water exchange rate and biofiltration on circulating hormones in water recirculation aquaculture systems containing sexually maturing Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development, 5: 5.
(59) Garcia MJ, Murphree J, Wilson J & Earley RL (2014). Mechanisms of decision making during contests in green anole lizards: prior experience and assessment. Animal Behaviour 92: 45-54.
(58) Mitchell DL, Fernandez AA, Garcia R, Paniker L, Lin K, Hanninen A, Zigelsky K, May M, Nuttall, M, Lo H, Person MD & Earley RL (2014). Acute exposure to ultraviolet-B radiation modulates sex steroid hormones and their receptors in the skin and may contribute to the gender-bias of melanoma. Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research 27: 408-417.
(57) Jellen BC, Graham SP, Earley RL & Aldridge RD (2014). Oestrous in a secretive species: endogenous estradiol varies throughout the shed cycle and influences attractiveness in wild northern watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon). Behaviour 151: 403-419.
(56) Earley RL (2013) Instructor’s Manual to accompany Principles of Animal Behavior (3rd Edition) by Lee Alan Dugatkin, W.W. Norton & Co. 229 pp.
(55) Earley RL & Hsu Y (2013). Contest behaviour in fishes. In: Animal Contests (eds. I.C.W. Hardy & M. Briffa). Cambridge University Press, pp. 199-227.
(54) Earley RL, Lee IH, Lu CK, Wong SC, Li CY & Hsu Y (2013). Winner and loser effects are modulated by hormonal states. Frontiers in Zoology, 10:6.
(53) Lorenzi V, Earley RL & Grober MS (2012). Differential responses of brain, gonad and muscle steroid levels to changes in social status and sex in a sequential and bidirectional hermaphroditic fish. PLoS ONE 7(12): e51158.
(52) Boulton K, Sinderman B, Pearce MR, Earley RL & Wilson AJ (2012). He who dares only sometimes wins: physiological stress and contest behaviour in Xiphophorus helleri. Behaviour 149: 977-1002.
(51) Earley RL, Hanninen AF, Fuller A, Garcia MJ & Lee EA (2012). Phenotypic plasticity and integration in the mangrove rivulus (Kryptolebias marmoratus). A prospectus. Integrative & Comparative Biology 52: 814-827.
(50) Chang C, Li CY, Earley RL & Hsu Y (2012). Aggression and related traits: the impact of winning and losing and the role of hormones. Integrative & Comparative Biology 52: 801-813.
(49) Kelley JL, Lee C, Yee MC, Levandowsky E, Shah M, Harkins T, Earley RL & Bustamante CD (2012). The possibility of de novo genome assembly and population genetics of the fish Kryptolebias marmoratus. Integrative & Comparative Biology 52: 737-742.
(48) Tatarenkov A, Earley RL, Taylor DS & Avise JC (2012). Microevolutionary distribution of isogenicity in a self-fertilizing fish (Kryptolebias marmoratus) in the Florida Keys. Integrative & Comparative Biology 52: 743-752.
(47) Archard GA, Earley RL, Hanninen AF & Braithwaite VA (2012). Correlated behaviour and stress physiology in fish exposed to different levels of predation pressure. Functional Ecology 26: 637-645.
(46) Garcia MJ, Sivaraman B, Paiva L, Lennox M, Wong SC & Earley RL (2012). Effects of fighting experience on future contest success in the green anole (Anolis carolinensis). Ethology 118: 821-834.
(45) Graham SP, Earley RL & Mendonça MT (2011). Innate immune performance and steroid hormone profiles of pregnant versus nonpregnant cottonmouth snakes (Agkistrodon piscivorous). General & Comparative Endocrinology 174: 348-353.
(44) Turko AJ, Earley RL & Wright PA (2011). Behaviour drives morphology: voluntary emersion patterns shape gill structure in genetically identical individuals of the self-fertilizing mangrove rivulus, Kryptolebias marmoratus. Animal Behaviour, 82: 39-47.
(43) Copeland DL, Levay B, Sivaraman B, Beebe-Fugloni C & Earley RL (2011). Metabolic costs of fighting are driven by contest performance in male convict cichlid fish. Animal Behavior, 82: 271-280.
(42) Hsu Y, Earley RL, Wolf LL (2011). Aggressive Behaviour in Fishes: Integrating Information on Contest Costs. In: Fish Cognition and Behaviour, 2nd edition (eds., C. Brown, K. N. Laland & J. Krause). Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Pp. 108-134.
(41) Hoss S, Schuett GW, Earley RL & Smith LL (2011). Reproduction in male Eastern diamond-backed rattlesnakes (Crotalus adamanteus): seasonal relationship of plasma testosterone to dimension changes of the testis/kidney and mating season. Southeastern Naturalist 10: 95-108.
(40) Earley RL (2010). Social eavesdropping and the evolution of conditional cooperation and cheating strategies. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B, 365: 2675-2686.
(39) Earley RL & Dugatkin LA (2010) Behavior in groups. In: Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology (eds. D.F. Westneat & C.W. Fox). Oxford University Press, pp. 285-307.
(38) Smith CF, Schuett GW, Earley RL & Schwenk K (2009). The spatial and reproductive ecology of the copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) at the northeastern extreme of its range. Herpetological Monographs, 23: 45-73.
(37) Lorenzi V, Carpenter RE, Summers CH, Earley RL & Grober MS (2009). Serotonin, social status and sex change in the bluebanded goby Lythrypnus dalli. Physiology & Behavior, 97: 476-483.
(36) Schuett GW, Reiserer RS & Earley RL (2009). The evolution of bipedal postures in varanoid lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 97: 652-663.
(35) Barnett L, Earley RL, Ebert D & Calliet G (2009). Maturity, fecundity, and reproductive cycle of the white-spotted ratfish, Hydrolagus colliei. Marine Biology 156: 301-316.
(34) Earley RL (2009) Instructor’s Manual to accompany Principles of Animal Behavior (2nd Edition) by Lee Alan Dugatkin, W.W. Norton & Co. ISBN: 978-0-393-93306-2
(33) Graham SP, Earley RL, Hoss SK, Schuett GW & Grober MS (2008). The reproductive biology of male cottonmouths (Agkistrodon piscivorous): do plasma steroid hormones predict the mating season? General and Comparative Endocrinology 159: 226-235.
(32) Wong S, Dykstra M, Campbell J, Earley RL (2008). Measuring water-borne cortisol in convict cichlids (Amatitlania nigrofasciata): is the procedure a stressor? Behaviour 145: 1283-1305.
(31) Scott AP, Hirschenhauser K, Bender N, Oliveira RF, Earley RL, Sebire M, Ellis T, Pavlidis M, Hubbard P, Huertas M & Canario AVM (2008). Non-invasive measurement of steroids in fish holding water: important considerations when applying the procedure to behaviour studies. Behaviour 145: 1307-1328.
(30) Earley RL & Hsu Y. (2008). Reciprocity between endocrine state and contest behavior in the killifish, Kryptolebias marmoratus. Hormones & Behavior 53: 442-451.
(29) Smith CF, Schwenk K, Earley RL, Schuett GW (2008). Sexual dimorphism of the tongue in a North American pitviper. Journal of Zoology 274: 367-374.
(28) Reiserer RS, Schuett GW & Earley RL (2008). Dynamic aggregations of newborn sibling rattlesnakes exhibit stable thermoregulatory properties. Journal of Zoology 274: 277-283.
(27) Lorenzi V, Earley RL, Pepper DR & Grober MS (2008). Diurnal patterns of cortisol, 11-ketotestosterone, testosterone, and estradiol in the bluebanded goby (Lythrypnus dalli). General and Comparative Endocrinology 155: 438-446
(26) Rodgers EW, Earley RL & Grober MS (2007). Social status determines the expression of sexual phenotype in the bi-directional sex changing bluebanded goby (Lythrypnus dalli). Journal of Fish Biology 70: 1660-1668.
(25) Bonnie KE & Earley RL (2007). Expanding the scope of social information use. Animal Behaviour 74: 171-181.
(24) Attum O, Carranza S, Baha El Din, S, Earley RL, Arnold EN, Kingsbury E. (2007). An evaluation of the taxonomic validity of Testudo werneri. Amphibia-Reptilia 28: 393-401.
(23) Earley RL & Dugatkin LA (2006). Merging social hierarchies: effects on dominance rank in male green swordtail fish (Xiphophorus helleri). Behavioural Processes 73: 290-298.
(22) Hsu Y, Earley RL, Wolf LL (2006). Modulating aggression through experience. In: Fish Cognition and Behaviour (eds., C. Brown, K. N. Laland & J. Krause). Blackwell Publishing Ltd., pp. 96-113.
(21) Schuett GW, Repp RA, Taylor EN, DeNardo DF, Earley RL, Van Kirk EA & Murdoch MJ. (2006). Winter profile of plasma sex steroid levels in wild male western diamond-backed rattlesnakes, Crotalus atrox (Serpentes, Viperidae). General and Comparative Endocrinology 149: 72-80.
(20) Earley RL (2006). Xiphophorus: carving a niche towards a broader understanding of aggression and dominance. Zebrafish, 3: 287-298.
(19) Earley RL, Edwards JT, Aseem O, Felton K, Blumer LS, Karom M & Grober MS (2006). Social interactions tune aggression and stress responsiveness in a territorial cichlid fish (Archocentrus nigrofasciatus). Physiology & Behavior, 88: 353-363.
(18) Rodgers EW, Earley RL & Grober MS (2006). Elevated 11-ketotestosterone during parental behavior in the bluebanded goby (Lythrypnus dalli). Hormones & Behavior, 49: 610-614.
(17) Lorenzi V, Earley RL & Grober MS. (2006). Preventing behavioral interactions with a male facilitates protogynous sex change in female bluebanded gobies (Lythrypnus dalli). Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology, 59: 715-722.
(16) Hsu YY, Earley RL & Wolf LL. (2006). Modulation of aggressive behavior by fighting experience: mechanisms and contest outcomes. Biological Reviews, 81: 33-74.
(15) Dzieweczynski T, Earley RL , Greene T & Rowland WJ. (2005). Audience effect is context-dependent in Siamese fighting fish, Betta splendens. Behavioral Ecology 16: 1025-1030.
(14) Schuett GW, Hardy Sr. DL , Earley RL & Greene HW. (2005). Does prey size induce head skeleton phenotypic plasticity during early ontogeny in the snake Boa constrictor? Journal of Zoology, London 267: 363-369.
(13) Schuett GW, Hardy Sr. DL, Greene HW, Earley RL, Grober MS, Van Kirk EA & Murdoch WJ (2005). Sympatric rattlesnakes with contrasting mating systems show differences in seasonal patterns of plasma sex steroids. Animal Behaviour, 70: 257-266.
(12) Earley RL, Druen M & Dugatkin LA (2005) Watching fights does not alter a bystander’s response toward naïve conspecifics in male green swordtail fish (Xiphophorus helleri). Animal Behaviour 69: 1139-1145.
(11) Earley RL & Dugatkin LA. (2005) Three poeciliid pillars: fighting, mating, and networking. In: Animal Communication Networks. (ed., PK McGregor). Cambridge University Press, pp. 84-113.
(10) Dugatkin LA & Earley RL (2004). Individual recognition, dominance hierarchies, and winner and loser effects. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 271: 1537-1540.
(9) Earley RL, Blumer L & Grober MS (2004). The gall of subordination: changes in gallbladder function associated with social stress. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 271: 7-13.
(8) Earley RL (2004). Instructor’s Manual to accompany Principles of Animal Behavior (1st Edition) by Lee Alan Dugatkin, W.W. Norton & Co., ISBN 0-393-92464-5.
(7) Brosnan SF, Earley RL & Dugatkin LA (2003). Observational learning and predator inspection in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Ethology, 109: 823-834.
(6) Earley RL, Tinsley M & Dugatkin LA (2003). To see or not to see: does previewing a future opponent affect the contest behavior of green swordtail males (Xiphophorus helleri)? Naturwissenschaften 90: 226-230.
(5) Dugatkin LA & Earley RL (2003). Group fusion: the impact of winner, loser, and bystander effects on hierarchy formation in large groups. Behavioral Ecology 14: 367-373.
(4) Earley RL, Attum O & Eason P. (2002). Varanid combat: perspectives from game theory. Amphibia-Reptilia 23(4): 469-485.
(3) Earley RL & Dugatkin LA (2002). Eavesdropping on visual cues in swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) fights – a case for networking. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 269: 943 952.
(2) Earley RL, Hsu Y & Wolf LL (2000). The use of standard aggression testing methods to predict combat behaviour and contest outcome in Rivulus marmoratus dyads (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae). Ethology, 106: 743-761.
(1) Attum O, Earley RL, Bayless M & Eason P (2000) The agonistic behavior of Bosc's monitors (Varanus exanthematicus, Bosc 1792) in captivity. Herpetological Bulletin 73: 22-26.
(2) Earley RL (2006). Wee guppies pack an evolutionary punch. A book review of Anne E. Magurran’s Evolutionary Ecology: The Trinidadian Guppy (Oxford University Press, New York, 206 p.). Ecology, 87: 2682-2683.
(1) Earley RL (2000). A book review of Christopher Boehm's Hierarchy in the Forest: The Evolution of Egalitarian Behavior (1999, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 292 p. American Scientist (March-April Edition).
Publications Featured in:
(8) The Scientist (10/19/14)
(7) Nature News (10/18/14)
(6) St. Petersburg Times Floridian Online 1/5/04
(5) Times of India 1/12/04
(4) BBC Wildlife Magazine 2/04
(3) CBN Synapse 2/04
(2) New Scientist volume 173; p. 32
(1) Louisville’s Courier Journal newspaper 10/02.
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