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Publications

  • Concha, F., D. Ebert and D. Long. 2016. Notoraja martinezi sp. nov., a new species of deepwater skate and the first record of the genus Notoraja Ishiyama, 1958 (Rajiformes. Zootaxa 4098: 179.

  • Straube, N., R. Leslie, P. Clerkin, D. Ebert, E. Rochel, S. Corrigan, C. Li and G. Naylor. 2015. On the occurrence of the Southern Lanternshark, Etmopterus granulosus, off South Africa, with comments on the validity of E-compagnoi. Deep-sea Research Part Ii-topical Studies in Oceanography 115: 11-17.

  • White, W., D. Vaz, H. Ho, D. Ebert, M. de Carvalho, S. Corrigan, E. Rochel, M. de Carvalho, S. Tanaka and G. Naylor. 2015. Redescription of Scymnodon ichiharai Yano and Tanaka 1984 (Squaliformes. Ichthyological Research 62: 213-229.

  • Kemper, J., D. Ebert, G. Naylor and D. Didier. 2015. Chimaera carophila (Chondrichthyes. Bulletin of Marine Science 91: 63-81.

  • Loury, E., S. Bros, R. Starr, D. Ebert and G. Cailliet. 2015. Trophic ecology of the gopher rockfish Sebastes carnatus inside and outside of central California marine protected areas. Marine Ecology Progress Series 536: 229-241.

  • Ebert, D., D. Haas and M. De Carvalho. 2015. Tetronarce cowleyi, sp nov., a new species of electric ray from southern Africa (Chondrichthyes. ZOOTAXA 3936: 237-250.

  • Larson, S., D. Farrer, D. Lowry and D. Ebert. 2015. Preliminary Observations of Population Genetics and Relatedness of the Broadnose Sevengill Shark, Notorynchus cepedianus, in Two Northeast Pacific Estuaries. PLoS One 10.

  • Larson, S., D. Farrer, D. Lowry and D. Ebert. 2015. Preliminary Observations of Population Genetics and Relatedness of the Broadnose Sevengill Shark, Notorynchus cepedianus, in Two Northeast Pacific Estuaries. PLOS ONE 10: e0129278-e0129210.

  • Fernando, D., N. Perera and D. Ebert. 2015. First record of the megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios, (Chondrichthyes. Marine Biodiversity Records 8.

  • Ebert, D. 2015. Sharks. The Quarterly Review of Biology 90: 451-452.

  • Bizzarro, J., K. Broms, M. Logsdon, D. Ebert, M. Yoklavich, L. Kuhnz and A. Summers. 2014. Spatial Segregation in Eastern North Pacific Skate Assemblages. PLoS One 9.

  • Winton, M., L. Natanson, J. Kneebone, G. Cailliet and D. Ebert. 2014. Life history of Bathyraja trachura from the eastern Bering Sea, with evidence of latitudinal variation in a deep-sea skate species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 94: 411-422.

  • Bizzarro, J., K. Broms, M. Logsdon, D. Ebert, M. Yoklavich, L. Kuhnz and A. Summers. 2014. Spatial Segregation in Eastern North Pacific Skate Assemblages. PLOS ONE 9: e109907-e109925.

  • Chiquillo, K., D. Ebert, C. Slager and K. Crow. 2014. secret of the mermaid’s purse. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 75: 245-251.

  • James, K., D. Ebert, L. Natanson and G. Cailliet. 2014. Age and growth characteristics of the Starry Skate, Raja stellulata, with a description of life history and habitat trends of the central California, U.S.A., skate assemblage. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97: 435-448.

  • Ainsley, S., D. Ebert, L. Natanson and G. Cailliet. 2014. comparison of age and growth of the Bering skate, Bathyraja interrupta (Gill and Townsend, 1897), from two Alaskan large marine ecosystems. Fisheries Research 154: 17-25.

  • Chiquillo, K., D. Ebert, C. Slager and K. Crow. 2014. secret of the mermaid's purse. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 75: 245-251.

  • Ebert, D., J. Knuckey and D. Kamikawa. 2014. First eastern North Pacific record of the velvet dogfish, Zameus squamulosus (Chondrichthyes. Marine Biodiversity Records 7.

  • Perez-Brazen, C., G. Cailliet and D. Ebert. 2014. Reproduction of the sandpaper skate, Bathyraja kincaidii (Garman 1908) in the eastern North Pacific. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97: 1317-1322.

  • Dulvy, N., S. Fowler, J. Musick, R. Cavanagh, P. Kyne, L. Harrison, J. Carlson, L. Davidson, S. Fordham and M. Francis. 2014. Extinction risk and conservation of the world's sharks and rays. ELIFE 3: e00590-e00533.

  • Ebert, D., S. Compagno, L. Compagno and i. Dando. 2013. Sharks of the world. .

  • Ebert, D., W. White, H. Ho, P. Last, K. Nakaya, B. Seret, N. Straube, G. Naylor and M. De Carvalho. 2013. annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Taiwan. ZOOTAXA 3752: 279-386.

  • Barnett, L., M. Winton, S. Ainsley, G. Cailliet and D. Ebert. 2013. Comparative Demography of Skates: Life-History Correlates of Productivity and Implications for Management. PLoS One 8.

  • DE CARVALHO, M., D. EBERT, H. HO and W. WHITE. 2013. Systematics and biodiversity of sharks, rays, and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes) of Taiwan (Table of contents). Zootaxa 3752: 3.

  • DE CARVALHO, M., D. EBERT, H. HO and W. WHITE. 2013. Systematics and biodiversity of sharks, rays, and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes) of Taiwan (Title & copyright page). Zootaxa 3752: 1.

  • Ebert, D., H. Ho, W. White and M. De Carvalho. 2013. Introduction to the systematics and biodiversity of sharks, rays, and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes) of Taiwan. ZOOTAXA 3752: 5-19.

  • White, W., D. Ebert, G. Naylor, H. Ho, P. Clerkin, A. Verissimo and C. Cotton. 2013. Revision of the genus Centrophorus (Squaliformes. ZOOTAXA 3752: 35-72.

  • Barnett, L., M. Winton, S. Ainsley, G. Cailliet and D. Ebert. 2013. Comparative Demography of Skates. PLOS ONE 8: e65000-e65012.

  • Ebert, D., W. White and H. Ho. 2013. Redescription of Hexanchus nakamurai Teng 1962, (Chondrichthyes. ZOOTAXA 3752: 20-34.

  • Hsu, H., S. Joung, D. Ebert and C. Lin. 2013. Records of new and rare elasmobranchs from Taiwan. ZOOTAXA 3752: 249-255.

  • Theiss, S. and D. Ebert. 2013. Lost and found. ZOOTAXA 3752: 73-85.

  • Ebert, D. and H. Wilms. 2013. Pristiophorus lanae sp nov., a new sawshark species from the Western North Pacific, with comments on the genus Pristiophorus Muller & Henle, 1837 (Chondrichthyes. ZOOTAXA 3752: 86-100.

  • Ebert, David A and Matthias F.W Stehmann. 2013. Sharks, batoids, and chimaeras of the North Atlantic. Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organization.

  • Ebert, David A. 2013. North Atlantic sharks relevant to fisheries management. A pocket guide. Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organization.

  • Aguirre-Villaseñor, H., C. Salas-Singh, J. Martinez, J. Madrid-Vera, D.A. Didier and D.A. Ebert. 2013. New records of Hydrolagus melanophasma James, Ebert, Long & Didier from Eastern Pacific, with annotations of a juvenile. Journal Fish Biology 82: 714-724.

  • Bustamante, C., J. Lamilla, F. Concha, D. Ebert and M. Bennett. 2012. Morphological Characters of the Thickbody Skate Amblyraja frerichsi (Krefft 1968) (Rajiformes. PLOS ONE 7: e39963-e39969.

  • Ebert, D., W. McElroy and W. White. 2012. Preface. Environmental Biology of Fishes 95: 1-2.

  • Brown, S., J. Bizzarro, G. Cailliet and D. Ebert. 2012. Breaking with tradition. Environmental Biology of Fishes 95: 3-20.

  • Ebert, David A, W. David McElroy and William T White. 2012. Feeding ecology of elasmobranch Fishes. Amsterdam: Springer.

  • Kyne, Peter M, John K Carlson, David A Ebert, David W Kulka, Sonja V Fordham, Joseph J Bizzarro, Rachel T Graham, Emily E Tewes, Lucy R Harrison and Nick K Dulvy. 2012. The Conservation Status of North and Central American and Caribbean Chondrichthyans. Vancouver, Canada: IUCN Species Survival Commission Shark Specialist Group.

  • Didier, D.A., J.M. Kemper and D.A. Ebert. 2012. Phylogeny, biology, and classification of extant Holocephali. In The Biology of Sharks and their Relatives, volume 1, edited by J.C. Carrier, J.A. Musick and M.R. Heithaus. Boca Raton: CRC Press.

  • Ebert, D.A., W.D. McElroy and W.T. White. 2012. Preface: feeding ecology of elasmobranchs. Environmental Biology Fishes 95: 1-2.

  • Barnett, A., J.M. Braccini, C.A. Awruch and D.A. Ebert. 2012. An overview on the role of Hexanchiformes in marine ecosystems: biology, ecology and conservation status of a primitive order of modern sharks. Journal Fish Biology 80: 966-990.

  • Barnett, L.A., D.A. Ebert and G.M. Cailliet. 2012. Evidence of stability in a chondrichthyan population: case study of the spotted ratfish, Hydrolagus colliei (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeridae). Journal Fish Biology 80: 1765-1788.

  • Boyle, M.D., D.A. Ebert and G.M. Cailliet. 2012. Stable isotope analysis of a deep-sea benthic fish assemblage: evidence of an isotopically enriched benthic food we. Journal Fish Biology 80: 1485-1507.

  • Brown, S.C., J.J. Bizzarro, G.M. Cailliet and D.A. Ebert. 2012. Breaking with tradition: redefining measures for diet description with a case study of the Aleutian Skate (Bathyraja aleutica Gilbert, 1896). Environmental Biology Fishes 95: 3-20.

  • Bustamante, C., J. Lamilla, F. Concha, D.A. Ebert and M. Bennett. 2012. Morphological characters of the thickbody skate Amblyraja frerichsi (Krefft, 1968) (Rajiformes: Rajidae), with notes on its biology. PLoS ONE.

  • Walsh, J., D. Ebert and L. Compagno. 2011. Squatina caillieti sp nov., a new species of angel shark (Chondrichthyes. ZOOTAXA: 49-59.

  • Ainsley, S., D. Ebert and G. Cailliet. 2011. comparison of reproductive parameters of the Bering skate, Bathyraja interrupta, from two Alaskan large marine ecosystems. Marine and Freshwater Research 62: 557-566.

  • Perez, C., G. Cailliet and D. Ebert. 2011. Age and growth of the sandpaper skate, Bathyraja kincaidii, using vertebral centra, with an investigation of caudal thorns. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 91: 1149-1156.

  • Ebert, D., L. Compagno and M. Vries. 2011. New Lanternshark (Squaliformes. Copeia 2011: 379-384.

  • Ainsley, S., D. Ebert and G. Cailliet. 2011. Age, growth, and maturity of the whitebrow skate, Bathyraja minispinosa, from the eastern Bering Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science 68: 1426-1434.

  • Ebert, D. and G. Cailliet. 2011. PRISTIOPHORUS NANCYAE, A NEW SPECIES OF SAWSHARK (CHONDRICHTHYES. Bulletin of Marine Science 87: 501-512.

  • Walsh, J.H. and D.A. Ebert. 2011. Squatina caillieti sp. nov., a new species of angel shark (Chondrichthyes: Squatiniformes: Squatinidae) from the Philippine Islands. Zootaxa 2759: 49-59.

  • Perez, C.R., G.M. Cailliet and D.A. Ebert. 2011. Age an growth of the sandpaper skate, Bathyraja kincaidii, using vertebral centra, with an investigation of caudal thorns. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 91: 1149-1156.

  • Knuckey, J.D., D.A. Ebert and G.H. Burgess. 2011. Etmopterus joungi sp. nov., a new species of lanternshark (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) from Taiwanese waters. Aqua Journal of Marine Science 17: 61-72.

  • Flammang, B.E., D.A. Ebert and G.M. Cailliet. 2011. Intraspecific and interspecific spatial distribution of three eastern North Pacific catshark species and their egg cases (Chondrichthyes: Scyliorhinidae). Breviora, Museum of Comparative Zoology 525: 1-18.

  • Ainsley, S.M., D.A. Ebert and G.M. Cailliet. 2011. Age, growth and maturity of the whitebrow skate, Bathyraja minispinosa (Ishiyama & Ishihara, 1977), from the eastern Bering Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science 68: 1426-1434.

  • Ainsley, S.M., D.A. Ebert and G.M. Cailliet. 2011. A comparison of reproductive parameters of the Bering Skate, Bathyraja interrupta (Gill and Tonwsend, 1897), between two Alaskan marine ecosystems. Marine and Freshwater Research 62: 557-566.

  • Ebert, D., L. Compagno and M. De Vries. 2011. New Lanternshark (Squaliformes. COPEIA: 379-384.

  • Ebert, D.A. and G.M. Cailliet. 2011. Pristiophorus nancyae sp. nov., a new species of sawshark (Chondrichthyes: Pristiophoridae) from southern Africa. Bulletin of Marine Science 87: 501-512.

  • Williams Jr, E., L. Bunkley-Williams and D. Ebert. 2010. accidental attachment of Elthusa raynaudii (Isopoda, Cymothoidae) in Etmopterus sp. (Squaliformes, Etmopteridae). Acta Parasitologica 55: 99-101.

  • Aschliman, N., D. Ebert and L. Compagno. 2010. New Legskate (Rajoidei. Copeia 2010: 364-372.

  • Ebert, D. 2010. Biology and Management of Dogfish Sharks.Based on a symposium held in Seattle, Washington, 13–15 June 2005. Edited byVincent F. Gallucci, Gordon A. McFarlane,andGregory G. Bargmann. Bethesda (Maryland). The Quarterly Review of Biology 85: 517-518.

  • James, K., D. Ebert, D. Long and D. Didier. 2009. new species of chimaera, Hydrolagus melanophasma sp nov (Chondrichthyes. ZOOTAXA: 59-68.

  • Barnett, L., R. Earley, D. Ebert and G. Cailliet. 2009. Maturity, fecundity, and reproductive cycle of the spotted ratfish, Hydrolagus colliei. Marine Biology 156: 301-316.

  • Ebert, D. and L. Compagno. 2009. Chlamydoselachus africana, a new species of frilled shark from southern Africa (Chondrichthyes, Hexanchiformes, Chlamydoselachidae). ZOOTAXA: 1-18.

  • Ebert, D. and P. Cowley. 2009. Reproduction and embryonic development of the blue stingray, Dasyatis chrysonota, in southern African waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89: 809-815.

  • Ebert, D., L. Compagno and P. Cowley. 2008. Aspects of the reproductive biology of skates (Chondrichthyes. ICES Journal of Marine Science 65: 81-102.

  • Ebert, D., W. Smith and G. Cailliet. 2008. Reproductive biology of two commercially exploited skates, Raja binoculata and R. rhina, in the western Gulf of Alaska. Fisheries Research 94: 48-57.

  • Ebert, D.A., W.D. Smith and G.M. Cailliet. 2008. Reproductive biology of two commercially exploited skates, Raja binoculata and R. rhina, in the western Gulf of Alaska. Fisheries Research 94: 48-57.

  • Ebert, D.A., L.J. Compagno and P.D. Cowley. 2008. Aspects on the reproductive biology of skates (Chondrichthyes: Rajiformes: Rajoidei) from southern African waters. ICES Journal of Marine Science 65: 81-102.

  • Rinewalt, C., D. Ebert and G. Cailliet. 2007. Food habits of the sandpaper skate, Bathyraja kincaidii (Garman, 1908) off central California. Environmental Biology of Fishes 80: 147-163.

  • Ebert, D. and C. Davis. 2007. Descriptions of skate egg cases (Chondrichthyes. ZOOTAXA: 1-18.

  • Bizzarro, J., H. Robinson, C. Rinewalt and D. Ebert. 2007. Comparative feeding ecology of four sympatric skate species off central California, USA. Environmental Biology of Fishes 80: 197-220.

  • Ebert, D. and J. Bizzarro. 2007. Standardized diet compositions and trophic levels of skates (Chondrichthyes. Environmental Biology of Fishes 80: 221-237.

  • Ebert, David A and James A Sulikowski. 2007. Biology of Skates. Elsevier.

  • Ebert, D., L. Compagno and P. Cowley. 2006. Reproductive biology of catsharks (Chondrichthyes. Ices Journal of Marine Science 63: 1053-1065.

  • Ebert, D.A., L.J. Compagno and P.D. Cowley. 2006. Reproductive biology of catsharks (Chondrichthyes: Scyliorhinidae) from off the west coast of southern Africa. ICES Journal of Marine Science.

  • Ebert, D. and T. Ebert. 2005. Reproduction, diet and habitat use of leopard sharks, Triakis semifasciata (Girard), in Humboldt Bay, California, USA. Marine & Freshwater Research 56: 1089-1098.

  • Ebert, D.A. and T.B. Ebert. 2005. Reproduction, diet, and habitat use of leopard sharks, Triakis semifasciata (Girard), in Humboldt Bay, California, U.S.A. Marine and Freshwater Research 56: 1089-1098.

  • Ebert, D. 2003. Secret Life of Sharks. The Quarterly Review of Biology 78: 511-511.

  • Ebert, David A. 2003. The sharks, rays, and chimaeras of California. University of California Press.

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Educational Background

  • 1990 – Post-Doc, South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa (Ichthyology)

  • 1990 – Ph.D., Rhodes University (Ichthyology & FIsheries Science)

  • 1984 – M.A., Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (Marine Biology)

  • 1980 – B.A., Humboldt State University (Zoology)

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