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Publications

  • McClearn, D., E. Castro, R. Coleman, J. Espeleta, C. Garcia-Robledo, A. Gilman, J. Gonzalez, A. Joyce, E. Kuprewicz, J. Longino, N. Michel, C. Rodriguez, A. Romero, C. Soto, A. Vargas, A. Wendt, S. Whitfield and R. Timm. 2016. The Caribbean Lowland Evergreen Moist and Wet Forests. Chapter 16. In Costa Rican Ecosystems, edited by M. Kappelle. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press.

  • Lasko, G.R., R.G. Titus, J.R. Ferreira and R.M. Coleman. 2014. Straying of late-fall run Chinook salmon from the Coleman National Fish Hatchery into the lower American River, California. California Fish and Game 100: 665-682.

  • Bajjaliya, F.S., R.G. Titus, J.R. Ferreira and R.M. Coleman. 2014. Morphometric variation among four distinct population segments of California steelhead trout. California Fish and Game 100: 703-726.

  • Barley, A. and R.M. Coleman. 2010. Habitat structure directly affects aggression in convict cichlids Archocentrus nigrofasciatus. Current Zoology 56: 52-56.

  • Grasso, R., R.M. Coleman and C. Davidson. 2010. Palatability and antipredator response of Yosemite toads (Anaxyrus canorus) to nonnative brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. Copeia 2010: 457-462.

  • Stewart, M.M. and R.M. Coleman. 2004. George W. Barlow. Copeia 2004: 945-951.

  • Galvani, A.P., R.M. Coleman and N.M. Ferguson. 2003. The maintenance of sex in parasites. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences 270: 19-28.

  • Coleman, Ronald Murray. 2001. Cichlid Research: State of the Art. Journal of Aquariculture & Aquatic Sciences.

  • Coleman, R.M. and V. Kutty. 2001. The predator of guppies on Trinidad is the pike cichlid Crenicichla frenata, not Crenicichla alta: a caution about working with cichlids. Journal of Aquariculture & Aquatic Sciences 9: 89-92.

  • Galvani, A.P., R.M. Coleman and N.M. Ferguson. 2001. Antigenic diversity and the selective value of sex in parasites. Annales Zoologici Fennici 38: 305-314.

  • Coleman, R.M. 1999. Parental Care in Intertidal Fishes. In Intertidal Fishes: Life in Two Worlds , edited by M.H. Horn, M.K. L and M.A. Chotkowski. New York: Academic Press.

  • Coleman, R.M. and A.P. Galvani. 1998. Do parental convict cichlids of different sizes value the same brood size equally? Animal Behavior 56: 541-546.

  • Coleman, R.M. and A.P. Galvani. 1998. Egg size determines offspring size in Neotropical cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Copeia 1998: 209-213.

  • Coleman, R.M. 1997. Geographic Distribution. Diploglossus monotropis. Herpetological Review 28: 210.

  • Coleman, R.M. 1994. Using SigmaScan for measuring fish eggs. Journal of NIH Research 6: 76.

  • Coleman, R.M. 1993. The Evolution of Parental Investment in Fishes. PhD diss., University of Toronto.

  • Coleman, R.M. 1992. Reproductive biology and female parental care in the cockscomb prickleback Anoplarchus purpurescens (Pisces: Stichaeidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 35: 177-186.

  • Coleman, R.M. and M.R. Gross. 1992. Reply to Jokela and Vuorisalo. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 7: 169.

  • Coleman, R.M. and M.R. Gross. 1991. Parental investment theory: The role of past investment. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 6: 404-406.

  • Coleman, R.M. 1991. Measuring parental investment in nonspherical eggs. Copeia 1991: 1092-1098.

  • Coleman, R.M. and R.U. Fisher. 1991. Brood size, male fanning effort and the energetics of a nonshareable parental investment in bluegill sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus (Teleostei: Centrarchidae). Ethology 87: 177-188.

  • Coleman, R.M. and R.D. Whittall. 1990. Variation in egg weight in the Bengalese finch (Lonchura striata var domestica). Canadian Journal of Zoology 68: 272-275.

  • Coleman, R.M. and R.D. Whittall. 1988. Clutch size and the cost of incubation in the Bengalese finch (Lonchura striata var domestica). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 23: 367-372.

  • Gross, M.R., R.M. Coleman and R.D. McDowell. 1988. Aquatic productivity and the evolution of diadromous fish migration. Science 239: 1291-1293.

  • Coleman, R.M. 1987. Does experience with predators affect parental investment? Auk 104: 791-792.

  • Coleman, R.M., M.R. Gross and R.C. Sargent. 1985. Parental investment decision rules: a test in bluegill sunfish. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 18: 59-66.

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Educational Background

  • 1993 – Ph.D., University of Toronto (Zoology)

  • 1986 – M.Sc., Simon Fraser University (Biological Sciences)

  • 1983 – B.Sc., University of British Columbia (Zoology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2014 – Outstanding Teacher Award for College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, California State University, Sacramento

  • 2013 – Scientist Award, Canadian Organization of Aquarium Clubs

  • 2012 – Outstanding Community Service Award for College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, California State University, Sacramento

  • 2012 – Outstanding Faculty Award, SEE (Science Educational Equity) Student society of CSUS

  • 2011 – President, CSU Sacramento Chapter of Sigma Xi, California State University, Sacramento

  • 2004 – Outstanding Community Service Award for College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, California State University, Sacramento

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Akens, A – California State University, Sacramento

  • Changaris, J – California State University, Sacramento

  • LeFevre, J – California State University, Sacramento

  • Moore, C – California State University Sacramento

  • Parvis, B – California State University, Sacramento

  • Rederer, H – California State University, Sacramento

  • Riley, T – California State University, Sacramento

  • Strange, E – California State University, Sacramento

  • Watkins, S – California State University, Sacramento

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