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Listed in reverse chronological order

pdf icon 2021. Kimball, D.S., Minicozzi, M.R., & Gibb, A.C. The fast and the tendinous? Locomotor modifications of the caudal peduncle in Gila spp. from the American Southwest. Zool. doi: 10.1016/j.zool.2021.125924

pdf icon2020. Minicozzi, M., Kimball, D., Finden, A., Friedman, S., & Gibb, A.C. Are Extreme Anatomical Modifications Required for Fish to Move Effectively on Land? Comparative Anatomy of the Posterior Axial Skeleton in the Cyprinodontiformes. Anat. Rec., 303:53–64, 2020 doi: 10.1002/ar.24117

pdf icon2020. Moran, C. O'Neill, M., & Gibb, A.C. Integrating Studies of Anatomy, Physiology, and Behavior into Conservation Strategies for the Imperiled Cyprinid Fishes of the Southwestern United States. Int. Comp. Biol. doi: 10.1093/icb/icaa031

pdf icon2019. Minicozzi, M.R., Perez, J., Kimball, D., & Gibb, A.C. Scale Thickness Predicts Skin Puncture-Force Resistance in Three Pleuronectiform Fishes. Integrative Organismal Biology, 1(1), doi: 10.1093/iob/obz005.

pdf icon2019. Wolters, P., Rogowski, D., Ward, D., & Gibb, A. Viability of Razorback-Flannelmouth sucker hybrids. Southwestern Naturalist, 63(4), 280-283. doi: 10.1894/0038-4909-63-4-280

pdf icon2018. Moran, C., Gerry, S., O'Neill, M., Rzucidlo, C., & Gibb, A.C. Behavioral and physiological adaptations to high-flow velocities in Southwestern native chubs (Gila spp.). Journal of Experimental Biology. doi:10.1242/jeb.158972

pdf icon2018. Fox, C., Gibb, A.C., Summers, A., & Bemis, W. Benthic walking, bounding, and maneuvering in flatfishes (Pleuronectiformes: Pleuronectidae): New vertebrate gaits. Zoology. doi: 10.1016/j.zool.2018.07.002

pdf icon2018. Moran, C., Ward, D., & Gibb, A.C. Key morphological features favor the success of non-native fish species under reduced turbidity conditions in the lower Colorado River Basin, USA. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. doi: 10.1002/tafs.10079

pdf icon2018. Corn, K., Farina, S., Summers, A., & Gibb, A.C. Effects of organism and substrate size on burial mechanics of English sole, Parophrys vetulus. Journal of Experimental Biology. doi:10.1242/jeb.176131

pdf icon2018. Bressman, N., Gibb, A.C., & Farina, S. A walking behavior generates effective overland movements in the tidepool sculpin, Oligocottus maculosus. Zoology. doi: 10.1016/j.zool.2018.10.003

pdf icon2017. Moran, C., O'Neill, M., Armbruster, J., & Gibb, A.C. Can members of the Southwestern Gila robusta species complex be distinguished by morphological features? Journal of Fish Biology, doi: 10.1111/jfb.13348.

pdf icon2016. 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 icon2015. 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 icon2015. 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 icon2015. Gibb, A.C., Staab, K., Moran, C. & Ferry, L.A. The teleost intramandibular joint: A mechanism that allows fish to obtain prey unavailable to suction feeders. Integrative and Comparative Biology. doi:10.1093/icb/icv042

pdf icon2015. 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. doi:10.1093/icb/icv028

pdf icon2014. 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 icon2014. Pace, C.M. and Gibb, A.C. Sustained periodic terrestrial locomotion in air-breathing fishes. J. Fish Biol. doi:10.1111/jfb.12318.

pdf icon2014. 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 icon2013. 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 icon2013. 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. doi: 10.1016/j.zool.2013.08.005

pdf icon2013. 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 icon2013. 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 icon2013. 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. doi: 10.1007/s11692-012-9207-2

pdf icon2012. 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 icon2012. 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. doi: 10.3996/122011-JFWM-070

pdf icon2012. 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. doi:10.1002/jez.1000

pdf icon2011. 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. DOI: 10.1002/jez.711

pdf icon2011. Pace, C. and Gibb, A.C. Locomotor behavior across an environmental transition in the ropefish, Erpetoichthys calabaricus. J. exp. Biol. 214:530-537 doi: 10.1242/jeb.047902

pdf icon2010. 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. doi:10.1016/j.zool.2009.09.001

pdf icon2009. Pace, C.M. and Gibb, A.C. Mudskipper pectoral fin kinematics in aquatic and terrestrial environments. J. exp. Biol. 212:2279-2286. doi:10.1242/jeb.029041

pdf icon2009. 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. doi: 10.1002/jmor.10711

pdf icon2008. 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. doi:10.1016/j.zool.2007.11.003

pdf icon2008. 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. doi:10.1016/j.zool.2007.12.002

pdf icon2008 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 doi: 10.1007/s10641-008-9369-z

pdf icon2008. 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 doi: 10.1007/s10641-007-9307-5

pdf icon2007. 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 icon2007. 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 doi: 10.1002/jez.409

pdf icon2006. Herrel, A. and Gibb, A.C. Ontogeny of performance in vertebrates. Phys. Biochem. Zool. 79:1-6

pdf icon2006. 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 icon2005. 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 icon2005. 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 icon2004. Swanson, B.O. and Gibb, A.C. Kinematics of aquatic and terrestrial escape responses in mudskippers. J. exp. Biol. 207:4037-4044

pdf icon2003. 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 icon2003. 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 icon2003. 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 icon2002. 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 icon2001. 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 icon1999. 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 icon1997. Gibb, A.C. Do flatfish feed like other fishes? A comparative study of percomorph prey-capture kinematics. J. exp. Biol.200:2841-2859

pdf icon1996. Gibb, A.C. The kinematics of prey capture in Xystreurys liolepis: do all flatfish feed asymmetrically? J. exp. Biol.199:2269-2283

pdf icon1995. Gibb, A.C. Kinematics of prey capture in a flatfish, Pleuronichthys verticalis. J. exp. Biol. 198:1173-1183

pdf icon1994. 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: Biology 227
Office Phone: (928) 523-1524
Lab: Biology 219

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