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pdf 2016. Moran, C., Ferry, L. & Gibb, A.C. Why does Gila elegans have a bony tail? A study of swimming morphology convergence. Zool. doi:10.1016/j.zool.2016.03.002.

pdf 2015. Bressman, N., Farina, S. & Gibb, A.C. Look before you leap: Visual navigation and terrestrial locomotion of the intertidal killifish Fundulus heteroclitus. J. Exp. Zool. doi:10.1002/jez.1996

pdf 2015. Michel, K. B., Aerts, P., Gibb, A. C. and Van Wassenbergh, S. Functional morphology and kinematics of terrestrial feeding in the largescale foureyes (Anableps anableps). J. Exp. Biol. 218, 2951-2960. doi:10.1242/jeb.124644

pdf 2015. Gibb, A.C., Staab, K., Moran, C. and Ferry, L.A. The teleost intramandibular joint: A mechanism that allows fish to obtain prey unavailable to suction feeders. Integrative and Comparative Biology. In press.

pdf 2015. Ferry, L.A., Paig-Tran, M. and Gibb, A.C. Suction, ram, and biting: deviations and limitations to aquatic prey capture. Integrative and Comparative Biology. In press.

pdf 2014. Boumis R.J., Ferry L.A., Pace C.M. and Gibb A.C. Heads or Tails: Do Stranded Fish (Mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis) Know Where They Are on a Slope and How to Return to the Water? PLoS ONE 9(8): e104569. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0104569

pdf 2014. Pace, C.M. and Gibb, A.C. Sustained periodic terrestrial locomotion in air-breathing fishes. J. Fish Biol. doi:10.1111/jfb.12318.

pdf 2014. O’Neill, M.W. and Gibb, A.C. Does feeding behavior facilitate trophic niche partitioning in two suckers from the American Southwest? Phys. Biochem. Zool. DOI 10.1086/671901

pdf 2013. Ashley-Ross, M.A., Perlman, B.M., Gibb, A.C. and Long, J.H. Jr. Jumping sans legs: does elastic energy storage by the vertebral column power terrestrial jumps in bony fishes? Zool. DOI 10.1016/j.zool.2013.10.005

pdf 2013. Copus, J.M. and Gibb, A.C. A forceful upper jaw facilitates picking-based prey capture: biomechanics of feeding in a butterfly fish Chaetodon trichourus. Zool. 116:336–347.

pdf 2013. Gibb, A.C., Ashley-Ross, M.A., and Hsieh, S.T. Thrash, Flip, or Jump: The Behavioral and Functional Continuum of Terrestrial Locomotion in Teleost Fishes. Int. Comp. Biol. DOI 10.1093/icb/ict052.

pdf 2013. Ashley-Ross, M.A., Hsieh, S.T., Gibb, A.C. and Blob, R.W. Vertebrate Land Invasions--Past, Present, and Future: An Introduction to the Symposium. Int. Comp. Biol. DOI 10.1093/icb/ict048.

pdf  2013. Burnett, M.F. and Gibb, A.C. Do Changes in Morphology and Prey-Capture Movements Facilitate a Dietary Transition in Juvenile Colorado pikeminnow, Ptychocheilus lucius? Evol. Biol. 40:261-275.

pdf icon   2012. Ferry, L.A., Konow, N. and Gibb, A.C. Are Kissing Gourami Specialized for Substrate-Feeding? Prey Capture Kinematics of Helostoma temminckii and Other Anabantoid Fishes. J. Exp. Zool. DOI: 10.1002/jez.1749

pdf icon   2012. Hunt, T.A., Ward, D.L., Propper, C.R., and Gibb, A.C. Effects of Capture by Trammel Net on Colorado River Native Fishes. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management: 3(1):133-141.

pdf icon   2012. Arena, A., Ferry, L.A. and Gibb, A.C. Prey capture behavior of native vs. nonnative fishes: A case study from the Colorado river drainage basin (USA). J. Exp. Zool. 317A:103–116.

pdf icon   2011. Gibb, A.C., Ashley-Ross, M.A., Pace, C.M. and Long, J.H. Jr. Fish out of water: terrestrial jumping by fully aquatic fishes. J. Exp. Zool. 315A:649-653.

pdf icon  2011. Pace, C. and Gibb, A.C. Locomotor behavior across an environmental transition in the ropefish, Erpetoichthys calabaricus. J. exp. Biol. 214:530-537

pdf icon 2010. Ferry-Graham, L.A., Hernandez, L.P., Gibb, A.C. and Pace, C. Unusual kinematics and jaw morphology associated with piscivory in the poeciliid, Belonesox belizanus. Zoology. 113:140-147.

pdf icon 2009. Pace, C.M. and Gibb, A.C. Mudskipper pectoral fin kinematics in aquatic and terrestrial environments. J. exp. Biol. 212:2279-2286.

pdf icon 2009. Hernandez, L.P., Gibb, A.C. and Ferry-Graham, L.A. Trophic apparatus in cyprinodontiform fishes: Functional specializations for picking and scraping behaviors. J. Morph. 270:645-661.

pdf icon 2008. Ferry-Graham, L.A., Gibb, A.C. & Hernandez, L.P. Premaxillary movements in cyprinodontiform fishes: An unusual protrusion mechanism facilitates “picking” prey capture. Zool. 111:455-466.

pdf icon 2008. Hernandez, L.P., Ferry-Graham, L.A., & Gibb, A.C. Morphology of a picky eater: A novel mechanism underlying premaxillary protrusion and retraction within cyprinodontiforms. Zool. 111:442-454.

pdf icon 2008 Gibb, A.C., Ferry Graham, L.A., Hernandez, L.P., Romasco, R., & Blanton, J. Functional significance of intramandibular bending in poeciliid fishes. Env. Biol. Fish. 83:507–519

pdf icon 2008. Swanson, B.O., Gibb, A.C., Marks, J.C. & Hendrickson, D.A. Variation in foraging behavior facilitates resource partitioning in a polymorphic cichlid, Herichthys minckley. Env. Biol. Fish. 83:147–154

pdf icon 2007. O'Neill, M.W. & Gibb, A.C. Botulinum toxin injections as a method for chemically denervating skeletal muscle to test functional hypotheses: A pilot study in Lepomis cyanellus. Phys. Biochem. Zool. 80: 241-249

pdf icon 2007. Gibb, A.C., Liu, C. & Swanson, B.O. Heterochrony and the development of the escape response: prehatching movements in the rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. J. Exp. Zool. 307A: 556-567

pdf icon 2006. Herrel, A. and Gibb, A.C. Ontogeny of performance in vertebrates. Phys. Biochem. Zool. 79:1-6

pdf icon 2006. Gibb, A.C., Swanson, B.O. Wesp, H.M, Landels, C. and Liu, C. Development of the escape response in teleost fishes: Do ontogenetic changes enable improved performance? Phys. Biochem. Zool. 79:7-19

pdf icon 2005. Gibb, A.C. and Ferry-Graham, L.A. Cranial movements during suction feeding in teleost fishes: Are they modified to enhance suction production? Zool. 108:141-153

pdf icon 2005. Swanson, B.O., Gibb, A.C., Marks, J.C. & Hendrickson, D.A. Do movement patterns differ between laboratory and field suction feeding behaviors in a Mexican cichlid? Env. Biol. Fish. 74:201-208

pdf icon 2004. Swanson, B.O. and Gibb, A.C. Kinematics of aquatic and terrestrial escape responses in mudskippers. J. exp. Biol. 207:4037-4044

pdf icon 2003. Wesp, H.M. and Gibb, A.C. Do endangered razorback suckers have poor larval escape performance relative to introduced rainbow trout? Trans. Am. Fish.Soc. 132:1166-1178

pdf icon 2003. Swanson, B.O., Gibb, A.C., Marks, J.C. and Hendrickson, D.A. Trophic polymorphism and behavioral differences decrease intra-specific competition in a cichlid, Herichthys minckleyi. Ecol. 84(6):1441-1446

pdf icon 2003. Gibb, A.C. Modeling the jaw mechanism of Pleuronichthys verticalis: the morphological basis of asymmetrical jaw movements in a flatfish. J. Morph. 256(1):1-12

pdf icon 2002. Gibb, A.C. and Dickson, K.A. Functional morphology and biochemical indices of performance: Is there a correlation between metabolic enzyme activity and swimming performance? Int. Comp. Biol. 42(2):199-207

pdf icon 2001. Ferry-Graham, L.A., and Gibb, A.C. Comparison of fasting and post-feeding metabolic rates in a sedentary shark Cephaloscyllium ventriosum. Copeia. 101:1108-1113

pdf icon 1999. Gibb, A.C., Dickson, K.A and Lauder, G.V. Tail kinematics of the chub mackerel Scomber japonicus: testing the homocercal tail model of fish propulsion. J. exp. Biol. 202:2433-2447

pdf icon 1997. Gibb, A.C. Do flatfish feed like other fishes? A comparative study of percomorph prey-capture kinematics. J. exp. Biol.200:2841-2859

pdf icon 1996. Gibb, A.C. The kinematics of prey capture in Xystreurys liolepis: do all flatfish feed asymmetrically? J. exp. Biol.199:2269-2283

pdf icon 1995. Gibb, A.C. Kinematics of prey capture in a flatfish, Pleuronichthys verticalis. J. exp. Biol. 198:1173-1183

pdf icon 1994. Gibb, A.C., Jayne, B.C., and Lauder, G.V. Kinematics of pectoral fin locomotion in the bluegill sunfish Lepomis macrochirus. J. exp. Biol. 189:133-161

Dr. Alice Gibb

Office: Wettaw 214
Office Phone: (928) 523-1524
Lab: Wettaw 204
Lab Phone: (928) 523-2831

Postdoc: CSU Fullerton '97-'99
PhD: UC Irvine '97
BA: Mount Holyoke '89
Northern Arizona University, Biology Department, P.O. Box 5640, Flagstaff, AZ 86011