Marine Laboratory | Theses


DRAKE, D. 2017. The population structure of the whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus: Carcharhinidae) in the Mariana Archipelago. [Thesis Advisor: T. Donaldson].

​RESKO, D. 2017. Assessing differences in targeted fish species between marine preserves and non-restricted waters on Guam. [Thesis Advisor: L. Raymundo].

​*JOHNSON, S. 2017. Marine protected areas as linked social-ecological systems. [Thesis Advisor: P. Houk]. (download)

​LAPACEK, V. 2017. Sexual Reproductive Biology of Guam's Staghorn Acropora. [Thesis Advisor: L. Raymundo].

​*REYES, AJ. 2017. Siganus spinus (scribbled rabbitfish) as a sentinel species for assessing xenobiotic pollution in tropical marine ecosystems. [Thesis Advisor: J. Biggs]. (download)

​CAMACHO, R. 2016. Spatial and temporal trends of macroalgal communities in the seagrass beds in the Saipan Lagoon. [Thesis Advisor: P. Houk].

​HARTUP, J. 2016. Manta rays (Manta alfredi) target surgeonfish (Acanthurus spp.) spawning aggregations to feed on fish spawn. [Thesis Advisor: A. Kerr].

​SIMEON, A. 2016. Cryptic Diversity in the Red Algal Genus Actinotrichia. [Thesis Advisor: T. Schils].

​STAMAN, M. 2016. Nesting Patterns of the Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas, Cheloniidae) on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. [Thesis Advisor: T. Donaldson]

​KENSE, A. 2016. Diversity of Endolithic Microbial Communities in Porites rus. [Thesis Advisor: T. Schils].

​REYNOLDS, T. 2016. Influences effecting post-settlement mortality of coral recruitment. [Thesis Advisor: L. Raymundo].

​MCLEAN, M. 2015. Spatial and temporal dynamics of fish and coral communities through time, the drivers of community structure, and how to manage fisheries to maintain ecological resilience. [Thesis Advisor: P. Houk].

​*MILLER, A. 2015. The higher-level systematics of the class Holothuroidea (phylum Echinodermata): a six-gene molecular phylogenetic approach. [Thesis Advisor: A. Kerr]. (download)



​137. LOZADA, P. 2011. Characterization of White Syndrome (WS) affecting Porites spp. in Guam and the effect of colony morphology on disease dynamics. [Thesis Advisor: L. Raymundo].

​136. GOODMAN-RENDALL, K. 2011. Niche dynamics of the omnivorous butterflyfish, Chaetodon auriga, on the reef flats of Guam, Mariana Islands, and Ningaloo Marine Park, Western Australia. [Thesis Advisor: J. McIlwain].

​135. CURE, K. 2011. The Ecology of Lionfish in their Native Environment. [Thesis Advisor: J. McIlwain].

​134. Miller, R. 2011. Partial characterization of growth anomalies affecting massive Porites corals on Guam. [Thesis Advisor: L. Raymundo].

​133. Kautz, C. 2011. Cytochrome P4501A as a Biomarker of Marine Environmental Contamination in the Scribbled Rabbitfish (Siganus spinus). [Thesis Advisor: J. Biggs].

​132. WHITFIELD, S. 2011. Diffusion growth chambers for the isolation of novel sponge-associated bacteria. [Thesis Advisor: P. Schupp].

​131. Priest, S. 2010. Connectivity of Siganus spinus populations across the western Pacific. [Thesis Advisor: J. McIlwain].

​130. ABELLENA, S. 2010. Post-settlement growth and spatial differences in the diet of Naso unicornis and Naso lituratus recruits around Guam. [Thesis Advisor: J. McIlwain].

​129. KIM, S. W. 2010. Molecular phylogenetics of the tropical sea cucumbers Bohadschia (Holothuriidae: Aspidochirotida). [Thesis Advisor: A. Kerr].

​128. MARSHELL, A. 2010. Population dynamics of two species of Naso with an emphasis on movement patterns, population estimates and distribution and abundance. [Thesis Advisor: J. McIlwain].

​127. CABALLES, C. 2009. The role of chemical signals on the feeding behavior of crown-of-thorns seastar Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758). [Thesis Advisor: P. Schupp].

​126. CHOP, K. 2009. Lek-like behavior of the parrotfish Chlorurus sordidus (Labridae: Scarinae), on a resident spawning aggregation site at Guam, Mariana Islands. [Thesis Advisor: T. Donaldson].

​125. TAYLOR, B. 2008. The effects of protected area management on the population biology and reproduction of Lethrinus harak from the inshore waters of Guam. [Thesis Advisor: J. McIlwain].

​124. CHAU, L. 2008. Will Symbiodinium Populations in Pocillopora verrucosa Change with Temperature? [Thesis Advisor: C. Lobban].

​123. MYERS, N. 2008. Fish assemblages of soft-coral communities. [Thesis Advisor: J. McIlwain].

​122. TOMASETTI, R.J. 2007. Global biogeography of marine algae. 99 pages. [Thesis Advisor: T. Schils].

​121. GOLDMAN, L. 2007. Effects of interspecific interactions on the growth and morphology of cultured Acropora pulchra and Porites cylindrica. 75 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L.J.H. Raymundo].

​120. TAKASE, C. 2005. The toxic effect of two different herbicides, Irgarol 1051 and Roundup (Glyphosphate) on Leptastrea purpurea (scleractinian coral) planulae. 71 pages. [Thesis Advisor: P.J. Schupp].

​119. GUTIERREZ, J.T. 2005. The effectiveness of a marine reserve on the density and diversity of reef fishes in Guam. 61 pages. [Thesis Advisor: T.J. Donaldson].

​118. RONGO, T. 2005. Coral community change along a sediment gradient in Fouha Bay, Guam. 73 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.H. Richmond].

​117. MENDIOLA, W.J.C. 2004. The effect of the oil dispersant, Corexit 9527, on reproduction of the spawning coral, Acropora surcuosa, and on larval settlement and metamorphosis of the brooding coral, Pocillopora damicornis. 40 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.H. Richmond].

​116. PALMER, A.E. 2003. Seasonality of macroalgae and benthic cyanobacteria on reef flats of Guam. 45 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul].

​115. KELLY, W.C., III. 2004. Environmental factors mediating juvenile settlement behavior in the vermetid gastropods from Guam. 45 pages. [Thesis Advisor: T.J. Donaldson].

​114. SEIDEL, R.A. 2003. The role of limb autotomy in the territorial behavior of the freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium lar (Palaemonidae). 30 pages. [Thesis Advisor: T.J. Donaldson].

​113. CHANG, R. 2002. Migration of demersal plankton at Double Reef, Guam, in relation to lunar phase and substrate. 28 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.S. Amesbury]

​112. BONITO, V. 2002. Tanguisson reef: Changes in coral community structure driven by Acanthaster planci predation? 56 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.H. Richmond]

​111. SHJEDSTAD, S. 2002. Settlement and metamorphosis preferences of larvae of the corallivorous nudibranch Phestilla minor. 47 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul].

​110. RITSON-WILLIAMS, R. 2002. The chemical ecology of aposematic coloration in phyllidiid nudibranchs (Gastropoda: Phyllidiidae). 53 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul].

​109. VICTOR, S. 2002. The effect of copper on fertilization, larval development, settlement, and metamorphosis of the reef coral Acropora surculosa. 56 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.H. Richmond]

​108. BELLIVEAU, S.A. 2001. Effects of herbivory and nutrients on the early colonization of crustose coralline and fleshy algae. 43 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​107. STARMER, J.A. 2000. Studies on the chemical ecology and reproductive biology of Sarcophyton trocheliophorum Von Marenzeller (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) on Guam, Mariana Islands. 53 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​106. PANGILINAN, R.F. 2000. Effects of light and nutrients on intraspecific secondary metabolite variation in the benthic cyanobacterium Lyngbya majuscula. 29 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​105. PESHUT, P.J. 2000. Diversity of the tropical marine benthos: Bivalves of coral reef and near-reef habitats. 49 pages. [Thesis Advisor: G. Paulay]

​104. BIGGS, J.S. 2000. The role of secondary metabolite complexity in the red alga Laurencia palisada as a defense against diverse consumers. 57 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​103. KIRKENDALE, L. 2000. The Patelloida profunda group: Phylogenetics, biogeography, morphology and molecular evolution of a widespread, closely-related group of limpets (Gastropoda: Lottiidae). 58 pages. [Thesis Advisor: G. Paulay]

​102. LEOTA, S.T. 2000. Effect of a pesticide (chlorpyrifos; organophosphate) on larval recruitment of Goniastrea retiformis (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). 37 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.H. Richmond]

​101. HOUK, P. 1999. Coral community structure changes in response to development activities and natural bleaching: Iwayama Bay, Republic of Palau. 41 pages. [Thesis Advisor: C. Birkeland]

​100. DANIELS, E.A. 1999. Chemical imprinting of Amphiprion chrysopterus embryos and Amphiprion melanopus juveniles by host anemones. 29 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.S. Amesbury]

​99. GAITHER, M. 1999. The planular symbiosis of Pocillopora damicornis. 46 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R. Rowan]

98. GINSBURG, D. 1998. Chemical defenses in the sea hare Aplysia parvula and its host alga Portieria hornemannii and their effects on predation. 60 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​97. WARD, L.A. 1998. Octopus brachiotomus, sp. nov. (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae), a new shallow-water, arm-autotomizing octopus from Guam; arm autotomy in Octopus brachiotomus from Guam. 60 pages. [Thesis Advisor: G. Paulay]

​96. PERSSELIN, S.L. 1998. The evolution of shell windows within the Fraginae (Bivalvia: Cardiidae) and the origin of algal symbiosis in cardiids. 49 pages. [Thesis Advisor: G. Paulay]

​95. LEBERER, C.J. 1997. Factors affecting the abundance and distribution of atyid shrimps in two tropical insular rivers. 30 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​94. CAMACHO, F.A. 1997. Size-specific predation by the prawn Macrobrachium lar on the freshwater snail Thiara granifera. 21 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​93. CONCEPCION, G.B. 1997. Effects of a dam and reservoir on distributions and densities of tropical stream macrofauna. 31 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​92. PANGELINAN, A.A. 1997. Demography and life history of the orangeblack Hawaiian damselfly (Megalagrion xanthomelas) (Selys-Longchamp, 1876) on Oahu, Hawaii. 44 pages. [Thesis Advisor: G. Paulay]

​91. CHIRICHETTI, P. 1996. Otolith increment analyses in the rabbitfish Siganus spinus: Validation of daily increment deposition and patterns of larval and otolith growth. 26 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.S. Amesbury]

​90. BAUMAN, S. 1996. Diversity and decline of land snails on Rota: Mariana Islands. 97 pages. [Thesis Advisor: G. Paulay]

​89. GOLBUU, Y. 1996. Substratum preferences in coral planula larvae. 38 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.H. Richmond]

​88. PARHAM, J.E. 1995. Habitat use by a tropical oceanic island streamfish assemblage. 54 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​87. PUGLISI, M.P. 1995. Intraspecific variation in secondary metabolite production for the red alga Portieria hornemannii: A test of the carbon/nutrient balance hypothesis. 112 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​86. COLLINS, J.M. 1995. Occurrence and fate of fecal pollution indicator bacteria in sediments of Tumon Bay, Guam. 75 pages. [Thesis Advisor: E.A. Matson]

​85. DAYTON, C. 1995. Genetic evolution among unicornfishes of the genus Naso (Acanthuridae) from the western Pacific Ocean. 38 pages. [Thesis Advisor: K. Lofdahl]

​84. PITLIK, T.J. 1994. Effects of toughness, calcite level, and secondary chemistry in articulated coralline algae (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales) on grazing by the parrotfish Scarus sordidus Forsskål. 32 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​83. MARTINEZ, P.C. 1994. Effect of diet on growth and larval development of the sea cucumber Holothuria nobilis. 46 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.H. Richmond]

​82. KERR, A.M. 1994. Effects of disturbance on holothuroid (Echinodermata) community structure. 58 pages. [Thesis Advisor: C.E. Birkeland]

​81. RIVERA, F.E. 1994. The effects of altered salinity on settlement and metamorphosis of coral planula larvae. 33 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.H. Richmond]

​80. KERR, J.Q. 1994. Animal-plant defense association: The soft coral Sinularia sp. (Cnidaria, Alcyonacea) protects algae from herbivory. 64 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​79. NORRIS, D.R. 1994. Associations between three irregular urchins and cone-and-funnel topography in a tropical soft-bottom community. 32 pages. [Thesis Advisor: C. Birkeland]

​78. TE, F.T. 1993. The effect of Dursban® insecticide on Pocillopora damicornus (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). 36 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.H. Richmond]

​77. QUENGA, A.S.E. 1993. Nitrogen fixation across a Guam reef flat estuary. 27 pages. [Thesis Advisor: E.A. Matson]

​76. DAVIDSON, B.S. 1993. Variation in the secondary metabolites of the sponge Dysidea cf. avara. 51 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​75. LOCK, S.A. 1992. Factors influencing first feeding by larval rabbitfish, Siganus randalli. 34 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​74. COLLINS, L.A. 1992. The effects of temperature on oxygen consumption, growth, and development of embryos and yolk-sac larvae of Siganus randalli Woodland (Pisces: Siganidae). 44 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​73. SONODA, K. 1992. Effects of stony coral extracts on feeding by Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758). 24 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​72. SCHUPP, P.J. 1992. Calcification in marine algae as a defense against herbivorous fishes. 30 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​71. EASTLICK, P. 1991. Production and deposition rates of stromatolites on the Asmafines River in southern Guam. 117 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L. Raulerson]

​70. MEYER, K. 1991. Intraspecific variation in the concentration of secondary metabolites in four species of green algae and its effects on feeding by herbivorous fishes. 47 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​69. HOPPER, D.R. 1990. Reproductive biology of Actinopyga mauritiana (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) on Guam. 42 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.H. Richmond]

​68. ROGERS, S.D. 1989. Feeding preferences and chemical defenses of three Glossodoris nudibranchs and their diet sponges. 49 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​67. SANGER, H.R. 1989. Assimilation of epiphytized and nonepiphytized blades of the seagrass Halodule uninervis by the herbivorous rabbitfish Siganus argenteus (Quoy & Gaimard). 21 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​66. WYLIE, C.R. 1988. Chemical defenses in three species of Sinularia (Coelenterata, Alcyonacea): Effects against the predator Chaetodon unimaculatus. 38 pages. [Thesis Advisor: V.J. Paul]

​65. CHANDRAN, R. 1987. The distribution and abundances of holothurians in Saipan lagoon, Mariana Islands. 37 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.H. Richmond]

​64. ELLIS-NEILL, L. 1987. Distributional and production dynamics of benthic invertebrates in a tropical stream on Guam. 51 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L. Raulerson]

​63. EDWARD, A.E. 1986. Diet and assimilation efficiency of the surgeonfish Acanthurus lineatus (Pisces: Acanthuridae) on Guam. 20 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​62. WILKINS, S.DeC. 1986. Effects of post-harvest holding conditions on the quality of agar extracted from two species of Gracilaria (Rhodophyta) from Guam. 29 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​61. GATES, P.D. 1986. Browsing patterns of herbivorous fishes in a Halodule uninervis seagrass bed of a Pacific island coral reef (Guam, Micronesia). 40 pages. [Thesis Advisor: C. Birkeland]

​60. POTTER, T.S. 1986. Effects of different habitats on morphological variation within natural population of three reported species of Dictyota (Phaeophyta). 33 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.T. Tsuda]

​59. DAVIS, G.W. 1985. Reproductive patterns of three economically important surgeonfish species on Guam. 44 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.S. Amesbury]

​58. NEILL, J.B. 1985. Burrow defense in the sea urchin Echinometra mathaei (Blainville) on an Indo-West Pacific reef flat. 45 pages. [Thesis Advisor: D.M. Nafus]

​57. SHERWOOD, T.S. 1985. Effects of nitrogen excretion by the damselfish, Dascyllus aruanus, on the growth of Acropora aspera. 25 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​56. BOWDEN-KIRBY, A. 1984. The freshwater red algae (Rhodophyta) of Guam, Palau, and Truk: A biogeographical account. 45 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L. Raulerson]

​55. HILLMANN-KITALONG, A. 1984. Two-year study of temporal variation in zooplankton communities in an inner region of Apra Harbor, Guam. 58 pages. [Thesis Advisor: C. Birkeland]

​54. NEUBAUER, C.P. 1983. The effects of land clearing on a small watershed in southern Guam. 55 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L. Raulerson]

​53. MYERS, R.F. 1983. The comparative ecology of the shallow-water species of Canthigaster (family Tetraodontidae) of Guam. 57 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.S. Amesbury]

​52. MOLINA, M.E. 1983. Seasonal and annual variation of coral-reef fishes on the upper reef slope at Guam. 96 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.S. Amesbury]

​51. GRIMM, G.R. 1983. Genetic variation in Macrobrachium lar on Guam. 41 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L. Raulerson]

​50. PENDLETON, D.E. 1983. Potential impact of a proposed stack gas sulfur scrubber on Gracilaria arcuata (Rhodophyta). 36 pages. [Thesis Advisor: J.A. Marsh, Jr.]

​49. PLUCER-ROSARIO, G. 1983. Effect of substrate and light on growth and distribution of Terpios, an encrusting sponge which kills corals. 39 pages. [Thesis Advisor: C. Birkeland]

​48. JAMES, S. 1982. Photosynthesis and respiration of two species of red algae, Gracilaria arcuata and Gracilaria edulis from Guam. 17 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​47. ROMEO, C.J. 1982. Taxonomic use of phycobiliprotein electrophoretic banding patterns from the Rhodophyta of Guam. 22 pages. [Thesis Advisor: D.B. Matlock]

​46. KATNIK, S.E. 1982. Effects of fishing pressure on the reef flat fisheries of Guam. 62 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.S. Amesbury]

​45. COLGAN, M.W. 1981. Long-term recovery processes of a coral reef community after a catastrophic disturbance. 69 pages. [Thesis Advisor: C. Birkeland]

​44. DONALDSON, T.J. 1981. Agonistic behavior of the freshwater prawn Macrobrachium lar in relation to size and sex. 30 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​43. KROPP, R.K. 1981. Feeding biology of three hapalocarcinid crab species. 42 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L.G. Eldredge]

​42. SMALLEY, T.L. 1981. The distribution and abundance of Nerita plicata in a tropical, rocky intertidal habitat. 44 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L.G. Eldredge]

​41. BRALEY, R.D. 1981. Reproductive periodicity in the indigenous oyster Saccostrea cucullata in Sasa Bay, Apra Harbor, Guam, with reference to cultivation. 44 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​40. BEST, B.R. 1981. Effects of chlorine-induced oxidants on selected inshore organisms around Guam. 32 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L.G. Eldredge]

​39. CLAYSHULTE, R.N. 1981. Distribution and recruitment of Foraminifera in the families Acervulinidae and Homotrematidae in shallow coral environments on Guam. 78 pages. [Thesis Advisor: J.A. Marsh, Jr.]

​38. KOCK, R.L. 1980. Patterns in the abundance variations of reef fishes near an artificial reef at Guam. 45 pages. [Thesis Advisor: C. Birkeland]

​37. ROWLEY, D.M. 1980. Analysis of biofouling communities on settling plates at the proposed ocean thermal energy conversion site off Guam. 84 pages. [Thesis Advisor: C. Birkeland]

​36. ZOLAN, W.J. 1980. Periphytic diatom assemblages on a windward fringing reef flat in Guam. 86 pages. [Thesis Advisor: J.A. Marsh, Jr.]

​35. WOOSTER, D.S. 1979. The shallow-water hermit crabs of the Mariana Islands (Decapoda, Paguridea: Coenobitidae, Diogenidae, Paguridae). 180 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L.G. Eldredge]

​34. SMITH, B.D. 1979. Growth rate, abundance, and distribution of the topshell Trochus niloticus on Guam. 24 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.G. Nelson]

​33. STOJKOVICH, J.O. 1979. Revision of the pantropical algal genus Avrainvillea Decaisne (Codiales, Codiaceae). 148 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.T. Tsuda]

​32. LASSUY, D.R. 1979. The relation of diet, intestinal morphology and nitrogen assimilation in the damselfish Eupomacentrus lividus. 34 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.S. Amesbury]

​31. GROSENBAUGH, D.A. 1979. Role of the blue-green alga Nostoc muscorumas a possible nitrate source to the groundwater of Guam. 51 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.T. Tsuda]

​30. CHERNIN, M.I. 1979. Population dynamics and reproductive strategy of Bufo marinus (L.) on Guam. 56 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L. Raulerson]

​29. NEUDECKER, S. 1978. Species distribution and biomass accumulation of coral reef fouling communities on translucent and opaque settling plate surfaces. 66 pages. [Thesis Advisor: C. Birkeland]

​28. WILDER, M.J. 1977. Biological aspects and fisheries potential of two deep water shrimps Heterocarpus ensifer and Heterocarpus laevigatus in waters surrounding Guam. 79 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L.G. Eldredge]

​27. DAY, J.E. 1977. Growth rates of, and predation on, different size classes of Quidnipagus palatum Iredale (Bivalvia) on two reef-flats of Guam. 51 pages. [Thesis Advisor: C. Birkeland]

​26. DOTY, J.E. 1977. Fission in Holothuria atra and holothurian population growth. 54 pages. [Thesis Advisor: J.A. Marsh, Jr.]

​25. DICKINSON, R.E. 1977. The occurrence and natural habitat of the mangrove crab, Scylla serrata (Forsskål), on Ponape and Guam. 71 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L.G. Eldredge]

​24. GAWEL, M.J. 1977. The common shallow-water soft corals (Alcyonacea) of Guam. 201 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L.G. Eldredge]

​23. WORTMAN, C.G. 1976. Toxicity of five pesticides to the tropical hermit crab Clibanarius humilis Dana. 26 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.S. Amesbury]

​22. TOBIAS, W.J. 1976. Ecology of Siganus argenteus (Pisces: Siganidae) in relation to its mariculture potential on Guam. 48 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.T. Tsuda]

​21. MUNIAPPAN, S. 1976. The determination of plant communities along a complex environmental gradient at Hilaan Beach, Guam. 53 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R. Krizman]

​20. ROSS, R.M. 1976. Reproductive and territorial behavior of the anemonefish Amphiprion melanopus. 91 pages. [Thesis Advisor: S.S. Amesbury]

​19. FITZGERALD, W.J., Jr. 1976. Environmental parameters influencing the growth of Enteromorpha clathrata (Roth) J. Ag. in the intertidal zone of Guam. 43 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.T. Tsuda]

​18. WRAY, F.O. 1975. An electrophoretic study of the eye lens nuclear protein of Abudefduf amabilis (de Vis) and Abudefduf leucopomus Lesson (Pomacentridae). 35 pages. [Thesis Advisor: T.D. Allen]

​17. STRONG, R.D. 1975. Distribution, morphometry, and thermal studies on two forms of Linckia (Asteroidea) on Guam. 33 pages. [Thesis Advisor: M. Yamaguchi]

​16. JAMESON, S.C. 1975. Early life history of the giant clams Tridacna crocea Lamarck, Tridacna maxima Röding, and Hippopus hippopus Linnaeus. 47 pages. [Thesis Advisor: M. Yamaguchi]

​15. RIDEOUT, R.S. 1975. Asexual reproduction as a means of population maintenance of the coral reef asteroid Linckia multifora Lamarck. 27 pages. [Thesis Advisor: M. Yamaguchi]

​14. GORDON, G.D. 1975. Floristic and distributional account of the common crustose coralline algae on Guam. 83 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.T. Tsuda]

​13. CHASE, J.A. 1975. Distribution of butterflyfishes (Pisces: Chaetodontidae) on three contrasting Guam reefs. 20 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.T. Tsuda]

​12. ZAHNER, S. 1974. Two bacterial diseases of solanaceous crops on Guam: Pseudomonas solanacearum and Xanthomonas vesicatoria. 28 pages. [Thesis Advisor: T.D. Allen]

​11. LARSON, H.K. 1974. Notes on the biology and comparative behavior of Eviota zonura and Eviota smaragdus (Pisces: Gobiidae). 95 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.S. Jones]

​10. BRYAN, P.G. 1974. Food habits, functional digestive morphology and assimilation efficiency of the rabbitfish Siganus spinus (Pisces: Siganidae) on Guam. 31 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.T. Tsuda]

​9. RUPP, J.J. 1973. Effects of temperature on fertilization and early cleavage of some tropical echinoderms with emphasis on Echinometra mathaei (de Blainville). 25 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.S. Jones]

​8. ROSENBERG, D.L. 1972. Behavioral aspects of photosensitivity and spectral sensitivity in Acanthaster planci (L.). 80 pages. [Thesis Advisor: J.A. Marsh, Jr.]

​7. TSENG, W.-Y. 1972. Development of the pelagic ostracod, Euconchoecia elongata. 49 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L.G. Eldredge]

​6. KAMI, H.T. 1972. The Pristipomoides (Pisces: Lutjanidae) of Guam with notes on their biology and fisheries aspects. 70 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.S. Jones]

​5. HOHMAN, T.C. 1972. Diurnal periodicity in the photosynthetic activity of Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J. Agardh. 45 pages. [Thesis Advisor: J.A. Marsh, Jr.]

​4. PETERSON, R.D. 1972. Effects of light intensity on the morphology and productivity of Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J. Agardh. 40 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.T. Tsuda]

​3. BELK, M.S. 1971. A contribution to the comparative ecology of Pomacentrus lividus and Pomacentrus albofasciatus (Pisces: Pomacentridae) Tumon Bay, Guam. 40 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.S. Jones]

​2. RANDALL, R.H. 1971. Tanguisson-Tumon, Guam reef corals before, during and after the crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) predation. 119 pages. [Thesis Advisor: L.G. Eldredge]

​1. BRANCH, J.B. 1969. Observations on the ecology and behavior of Guam pearlfishes (Carapidae). 250 pages. [Thesis Advisor: R.S. Jones]

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