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  • Pernet, B., M. Barton, K. Fitzhugh, L.H. Harris, D. Lizárraga, R. Ohl and C.R. Whitcraft. 2016. Establishment of the reef-forming tubeworm Ficopomatus enigmaticus (Annelida: Serpulidae) in southern California. BioInvasions Records 5: 13-19.

  • Jones, C., T. Stankowich and B. Pernet. 2016. Allocation of cytoplasm to macromeres in embryos of annelids and molluscs is positively correlated with egg size. Evolution & Development 18: 156-170.

  • Pernet, B., L. Harris and P. Schroeder. 2015. Development and Larval Feeding in the Capitellid Annelid Notomastus cf. tenuis. Biological Bulletin 228: 25-38.

  • McKee, A., J. Voltzow and B. Pernet. 2013. Substrate Attributes Determine Gait in a Terrestrial Gastropod. Biological Bulletin 224: 53-61.

  • Pernet, B., A. Amiel and E. Seaver. 2012. Effects of maternal investment on larvae and juveniles of the annelid Capitella teleta determined by experimental reduction of embryo energy content. Invertebrate Biology 131: 82-95.

  • Kosman, E.T. and B. Pernet. 2011. Intraspecific variation in larval size and its effects on juvenile lophophore size in four bryozoans. Marine Ecology Progress Series 429: 67-73.

  • Pernet, B. and R. Strathmann. 2011. Opposed ciliary bands in the feeding larvae of sabellariid annelids. Biological Bulletin 220: 186-198.

  • Hofstee, J. and B. Pernet. 2011. Evolutionary simplification of velar ciliation in the nonfeeding larvae of periwinkles (Littorina spp.). Biological Bulletin 221: 239-242.

  • Burnaford, J., S. Henderson and B. Pernet. 2011. Assemblage shift following population collapse of a non-indigenous bivalve in an urban lagoon. Marine Biology 158: 1915-1927.

  • Pernet, B., A. Deconinck and L. Haney. 2010. Molecular and morphological markers for distinguishing the sympatric intertidal ghost shrimp Neotrypaea californiensis and N. gigas in the Eastern Pacific. Jounral of Crustacean Biology 30: 323-331.

  • Sloan, L.M., S.V. Anderson and B. Pernet. 2010. Kilometer-scale spatial variation in prevalence of the rhizocephalan Lernaeodiscus porcellanae on the porcelain crab Petrolisthes cabrilloi. Journal of Crustacean Biology 30: 159-166.

  • Pernet, B. and D. McHugh. 2010. Evolutionary changes in the timing of gut morphogenesis in larvae of the marine annelid Streblospio benedicti. Evolution and Development 12: 618-627.

  • Kosman, E. and B. Pernet. 2009. Diel variation in the sizes of larvae of Bugula neritina in field populations. Biological Bulletin 216: 85-93.

  • Pernet, B., A. Deconinck, A. Llaban and J. Archie. 2008. Evaluating risks associated with transport of the ghost shrimp Neotrypaea californiensis as live bait. Marine Biology 153: 1127-1140.

  • Allen, J. and B. Pernet. 2007. Intermediate modes of larval development: bridging the gap between planktotrophy and lecithotrophy. Evolution & Development 9: 643-653.

  • Pernet, B. and L. McArthur. 2006. Feeding by larvae of two different developmental modes in the annelid Streblospio benedicti. Marine Biology 149: 803-811.

  • Pernet, B. and W. Jaeckle. 2004. Size and organic content of eggs of marine annelids, and the underestimation of egg energy content by dichromate oxidation. The Biological Bulletin: 67-71.

  • Pernet, B. 2004. The cryptic filtering house of an invertebrate larva. Science (New York, N.Y.): 1757.

  • Pernet, B. 2003. Persistent ancestral feeding structures in nonfeeding annelid larvae. The Biological Bulletin: 295-307.

  • Pernet, B. 2001. Escape hatches for the clonal offspring of serpulid polychaetes. The Biological Bulletin 200: 107-117.

  • Pernet, B. 1999. Gamete interactions and genetic differentiation among three sympatric polychaetes. Evolution 53: 435-446.

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Educational Background

  • 1998 – Ph.D., University of Washington (Zoology)

  • 1991 – B.S., University of California, Santa Cruz (Biology)

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