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Publications

  • Ahr, B., M. Farris and C. Lowe. 2015. Habitat selection and utilization of white croaker (Genyonemus lineatus) in the Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbors and the development of predictive habitat use models. Marine Environmental Research 108: 1-13.

  • Burgess, G., B. Bruce, G. Cailliet, K. Goldman, R. Grubbs, C. Lowe, M. MacNeil, H. Mollet and K. Weng. 2014. Re-Evaluation of the Size of the White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) Population off California, USA. PLoS One 9.

  • TinHan, T., B. Erisman, O. Aburto-Oropeza, A. Weaver, D. Vazquez-Arce and C. Lowe. 2014. Residency and seasonal movements in Lutjanus argentiventris and Mycteroperca rosacea at Los Islotes Reserve, Gulf of California. Marine Ecology Progress Series 501: 191-206.

  • Lin, Y., H. Kastein, T. Peterson, C. White, C. Lowe and C. Clark. 2014. multi-AUV state estimator for determining the 3D position of tagged fish. 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems: 3469-3475.

  • Lyons, K., R. Lavado, D. Schlenk and C. Lowe. 2014. Bioaccumulation of organochlorine contaminants and ethoxyresorufin‐o‐deethylase activity in southern California round stingrays (Urobatis halleri) exposed to planar aromatic compounds. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 33: 1380-1390.

  • Farrugia, T., M. Espinoza and C. Lowe. 2014. fish community of a newly restored southern California estuary. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97: 1129-1147.

  • McKinzie, M., E. Jarvis and C. Lowe. 2014. Fine-scale horizontal and vertical movement of barred sand bass, Paralabrax nebulifer, during spawning and non-spawning seasons. Fisheries Research 150: 66-75.

  • Mull, C., K. Lyons, M. Blasius, C. Winkler, J. O'Sullivan and C. Lowe. 2013. Evidence of Maternal Offloading of Organic Contaminants in White Sharks (Carcharodon carcharias). PLOS ONE 8: e62886-e62887.

  • Shinzaki, D., C. Gage, S. Tang, M. Moline, B. Wolfe, C. Lowe and C. Clark. 2013. multi-AUV system for cooperative tracking and following of leopard sharks. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation: 4153-4158.

  • Mull, C., K. Lyons, M. Blasius, C. Winkler, J. O'Sullivan and C. Lowe. 2013. Evidence of Maternal Offloading of Organic Contaminants in White Sharks (Carcharodon carcharias). PLoS One 8.

  • Lyons, K. and C. Lowe. 2013. Quantification of Maternal Offloading of Organic Contaminants in Elasmobranchs Using the Histotrophic Round Stingray (Urobatis halleri) as a Model. Environmental Science & Technology 47: 12450-12458.

  • Lyons, K. and C. Lowe. 2013. Mechanisms of maternal transfer of organochlorine contaminants and mercury in the common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 70: 1667-1672.

  • Clark, C., C. Forney, E. Manii, D. Shinzaki, C. Gage, M. Farris, C. Lowe and M. Moline. 2013. Tracking and Following a Tagged Leopard Shark with an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. Journal of Field Robotics 30.

  • Hoyos-Padilla, M., Y. Papastamatiou, J. O'Sullivan and C. Lowe. 2013. Observation of an Attack by a Cookiecutter Shark ( Isistius brasiliensis) on a White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias). Pacific Science 67: 129-134.

  • Xydes, A., M. Moline, C. Lowe, T. Farrugia and C. Clark. 2013. Behavioral characterization and Particle Filter localization to improve temporal resolution and accuracy while tracking acoustically tagged fishes. Ocean Engineering 61: 1-11.

  • Mull, C., K. Lyons, M. Blasius, C. Winkler, J. O'Sullivan and C. Lowe. 2013. Evidence of Maternal Offloading of Organic Contaminants in White Sharks (. PLoS ONE 8: 1-8.

  • Lyons, K., A. Carlisle, A. Preti, C. Mull, M. Blasius, J. O'Sullivan, C. Winkler and C. Lowe. 2013. Effects of trophic ecology and habitat use on maternal transfer of contaminants in four species of young of the year lamniform sharks. Marine Environmental Research 90: 27-38.

  • Lyons, K., E. Jarvis, S. Jorgensen, K. Weng, J. O'Sullivan, C. Winkler and C. Lowe. 2013. degree and result of gillnet fishery interactions with juvenile white sharks in southern California assessed by fishery-independent and -dependent methods. Fisheries Research 147: 370-380.

  • Lyons, K., C. Lowe and. 2013. Mechanisms of maternal transfer of organochlorine contaminants and mercury in the common thresher shark ( Alopias vulpinus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences 70: 1667-1672.

  • Loke-Smith, K., A. Floyd, C. Lowe, S. Hamilton, J. Caselle and K. Young. 2012. Reassesment of the Fecundity of California Sheephead. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: 599-604.

  • Anthony, K., M. Love and C. Lowe. 2012. Translocation, Homing Behavior and Habitat Use of Groundfishes Associated with Oil Platforms in the East Santa Barbara Channel, California. Bulletin, Southern California Academy of Sciences 111: 101-118.

  • Manley, S. and C. Lowe. 2012. Canopy-Forming Keips as California's Coastal Dosimeter. Environmental Science & Technology 46: 3731-3736.

  • Martin, C., B. Allen and C. Lowe. 2012. Environmental impact assessment. Bulletin (Southern California Academy of Sciences) 111: 119.

  • Anthony, K., M. Love and C. Lowe. 2012. Translocation, homing behavior and habitat use of groundfishes associated with oil platforms in the East Santa Barbara Channel, California. Bulletin (Southern California Academy of Sciences) 111: 101.

  • Espinoza, M., T. Farrugia and C. Lowe. 2011. Habitat use, movements and site fidelity of the gray smooth-hound shark ( Mustelus californicus Gill 1863) in a newly restored southern California estuary. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 401: 63-74.

  • Rogers, B., C. Lowe and E. Fernandez-Juricic. 2011. Recovery of visual performance in rosy rockfish (Sebastes rosaceus) following exophthalmia resulting from barotrauma. Fisheries Research 112: 1-7.

  • Hamilton, S., J. Caselle, C. Lantz, T. Egloff, E. Kondo, S. Newsome, K. Loke-Smith, D. Pondella, K. Young and C. Lowe. 2011. Extensive geographic and ontogenetic variation characterizes the trophic ecology of a temperate reef fish on southern California (USA) rocky reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series: 227-244.

  • Espinoza, M., T. Farrugia, D. Webber, F. Smith and C. Lowe. 2011. Testing a new acoustic telemetry technique to quantify long-term, fine-scale movements of aquatic animals. Fisheries Research 108: 364-371.

  • Espinoza, M., T. Farrugia and C. Lowe. 2011. Habitat use, movements and site fidelity of the gray smooth-hound shark (Mustelus californicus Gill 1863) in a newly restored southern California estuary. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology & Ecology 401: 63-74.

  • Papastamatiou, Y., D. Cartamil, C. Lowe, C. Meyer, B. Wetherbee and K. Holland. 2011. Scales of orientation, directed walks and movement path structure in sharks. Journal of Animal Ecology: 864-874.

  • Rogers, B., C. Lowe and E. Fernandez-Juricic. 2011. Recovery of visual performance in rosy rockfish (Sebastes rosaceus) following exophthalmia resulting from barotrauma. Fisheries Research (Amsterdam): 1-2.

  • Papastamatiou, Y., B. Wetherbee, J. O’Sullivan, G. Goodmanlowe and C. Lowe. 2010. Foraging ecology of Cookiecutter Sharks (Isistius brasiliensis) on pelagic fishes in Hawaii, inferred from prey bite wounds. Environmental Biology of Fishes 88: 361-368.

  • Young, K., M. Sundberg, C. Lowe and K. Loke-Smith. 2010. Use of Morphology and Endocrinology to Predict Sex in California Sheephead. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139: 1742-1750.

  • Mull, C., C. Lowe and K. Young. 2010. Seasonal reproduction of female round stingrays ( Urobatis halleri). General and Comparative Endocrinology 166: 379-387.

  • Martin, C. and C. Lowe. 2010. Assemblage Structure of Fish at Offshore Petroleum Platforms on the San Pedro Shelf of Southern California. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 2: 180-194.

  • Papastamatiou, Y., B. Wetherbee, J. O'Sullivan, G. Goodmanlowe and C. Lowe. 2010. Foraging ecology of Cookiecutter Sharks (Isistius brasiliensis) on pelagic fishes in Hawaii, inferred from prey bite wounds. Environmental Biology of Fishes: 361-368.

  • Mull, C., C. Lowe and K. Young. 2010. Seasonal reproduction of female round stingrays (Urobatis halleri). General & Comparative Endocrinology 166: 379-387.

  • Papastamatiou, Y., A. Friedlander, J. Caselle and C. Lowe. 2010. Long-term movement patterns and trophic ecology of blacktip reef sharks (Carcharhinus melanopterus) at Palmyra Atoll. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology & Ecology 386: 94-102.

  • Mason, T. and C. Lowe. 2010. Home range, habitat use, and site fidelity of barred sand bass within a southern California marine protected area. Fisheries Research 106: 93-101.

  • Lowe, C., K. Anthony, E. Jarvis, L. Bellquist and M. Love. 2009. Site Fidelity and Movement Patterns of Groundfish Associated with Offshore Petroleum Platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 1: 71-89.

  • Sundberg, M., K. Loke, C. Lowe and K. Young. 2009. Gonadal Restructuring During Sex Transition in California Sheephead. Bulletin, Southern California Academy of Sciences 108: 16-28.

  • Papastamatiou, Y., C. Lowe and J. Casselle. 2009. Scale-dependent effects of habitat on movements and path structure of reef sharks at a predator-dominated atoll. Ecology [H.W. Wilson - GS] 90: 996.

  • Bellquist, L., C. Lowe and J. Caselle. 2008. Fine-scale movement patterns, site fidelity, and habitat selection of ocean whitefish ( Caulolatilus princeps). Fisheries Research 91: 325-335.

  • Rogers, B., C. Lowe, E. Fernandez-Juricic and L. Frank. 2008. Utilizing magnetic resonance imaging to assess the effects of angling-induced barotrauma on rockfish .(RAPID COMMUNICATION. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65: 1245-1249.

  • Mull, C., C. Lowe and K. Young. 2008. Photoperiod and water temperature regulation of seasonal reproduction in male round stingrays ( Urobatis halleri). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part a 151: 717-725.

  • Marcotte, M. and C. Lowe. 2008. Behavioral Responses of Two Species of Sharks to Pulsed, Direct Current Electrical Fields. Marine Technology Society Journal 42: 53-61.

  • Whitney, N.M., Y.P. Papastamatiou, K.N. Holland and C.G. Lowe. 2008. Use of an acceleration data logger to measure diel activity patterns in captive whitetip reef sharks, Triaenodon obesus. Aquatic Living Resources 20: 299-306.

  • Bellquist, L.F., C.G. Lowe and J.E. Caselle. 2008. Fine-scale movement patterns, site fidelity, and habitat selection of ocean whitefish (Caulolatilus princeps). Fishery Research 91: 325-335.

  • Jarvis, E.T. and C.G. Lowe. 2008. The effects of barotrauma on the catch-and-release survival of southern California nearshore and shelf rockfish (Scorpaenidae, Sebastes spp.). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65: 1286-1296.

  • Rogers, B.L., C.G. Lowe and E. Fernandez-Juricic. 2008. Assessing the effects of angling-induced barotraumas on rockfish using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65: 1245-1249.

  • Hale, L.F. and C.G. Lowe. 2008. Age and growth of the round stingray, Urobatis halleri (Cooper), at Seal Beach, California. Journal of Fish Biology 73: 510-523.

  • Marcotte, M.M. and C.G. Lowe. 2008. Behavioral responses of two species of sharks to pulsed, direct current electric fields: testing a potential shark deterrent. Marine Technology Society Journal 42: 53-61.

  • Mull, C.G., C.G. Lowe and K.A. Young. 2008. Photoperiod and water temperature regulation of seasonal reproduction in male round stingrays (Urobatis halleri). Journal of Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology: Part A 151: 717-715.

  • Hight, B. and C. Lowe. 2007. Elevated body temperatures of adult female leopard sharks, Triakis semifasciata, while aggregating in shallow nearshore embayments. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 352: 114-128.

  • Hale, L., J. Dudgeon, A. Mason and C. Lowe. 2006. Elemental signatures in the vertebral cartilage of the round stingray, Urobatis halleri, from Seal Beach, California. Environmental Biology of Fishes 77: 317-325.

  • Forsgren, K. and C. Lowe. 2006. life history of weedy seadragons, Phyllopteryx taeniolatus (Teleostei . Marine & Freshwater Research 57: 313-322.

  • LOWE, C. and R. BRAY. 2006. Movement and Activity Patterns. The Ecology of Marine Fishes.

  • Lowe, C. 2006. Elemental signatures in the vertebral cartilage of the round stingray, Urobatis halleri, from Seal Beach, California. Special Issue: Age and Growth of Chondrichthyan Fishes: New Methods, Techniques and Analysis 25: 317-325.

  • Hoisington, G. and C. Lowe. 2005. Abundance and distribution of the round stingray, Urobatis halleri, near a heated effluent outfall. Marine Environmental Research 60: 437-453.

  • Papastamatiou, Y. and C. Lowe. 2005. Variations in gastric acid secretion during periods of fasting between two species of shark. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part a 141: 210-214.

  • Johansson, P., T. Douglass and G. Christopher. 2004. Caudal spine replacement and histogenesis in the round stingray, Urobatis halleri. Bulletin (Southern California Academy of Sciences) 103: 115-124.

  • Cartamil, D. and C. Lowe. 2004. Diel movement patterns of ocean sunfish Mola mola off southern California. Marine Ecology Progress Series 266: 245-253.

  • Papastamatiou, Y. and C. Lowe. 2002. In situ monitoring of gastric pH changes associated with feeding in leopard sharks. Bulletin (Southern California Academy of Sciences) 101: S20-S21.

  • Lowe, C. and K. Goldman. 2001. Thermal and Bioenergetics of Elasmobranchs. Environmental Biology of Fishes 60: 251-266.

  • Lowe, C. 1998. Bioenergetics and swimming efficiency of juvenile scalloped hammerhead sharks, Sphyrna lewini, in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii. .

  • Lowe, C. 1996. Kinematics and critical swimming speed of juvenile scalloped hammerhead sharks. Journal of Experimental Biology 199: 2605-2610.

  • Lowe, C. and G. Goodman-Lowe. 1996. Suntanning in hammerhead sharks. Nature [H.W. Wilson - GS] 383: 677.

  • Lowe, C. 1991. in situ feeding behavior and associated electric organ discharge of the Pacific electric ray, Torpedo californica. .

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Educational Background

  • 1991-1998 – Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa (Zoology)

  • 1989-1991 – M.S., California State University Long Beach (Biology)

  • 1981-1985 – B.A., Barrington College (Marine Biology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2014-2016 – President , American Elasmobranch Society

  • 2012 – Impact Accomplishment of the Year in Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity, CSULB

  • 2009 – Outstanding Professor of the Year, California State University Long Beach

  • 2007-present – Full Professor, California State University Long Beach

  • 2004-2007 – Associate Professor, California State University Long Beach

  • 1998-2004 – Assistant Professor, California State University Long Beach

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