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Barbara Block

Barbara Block

Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Professor in Marine Sciences

Academic Appointments

Professor, Biology

Honors & Awards

Rolex Award for Enterprise, Rolex (2012)
Walter B. Cannon Award, American Physiological Society (2008)
Pew Marine Conservation Fellow, Pew Foundation (1997)
MacArthur Fellow, MacArthur Foundation (1996)
Presidents Medal, Society for Experimental Biology, London (1994)
Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation (1989)

Professional Education

B.A., University of Vermont, Zoology (1980)
Ph.D, Duke University, Zoology (1986)

Publications

Cromie Lear, M. J., Millard, M., Gleiss, A. C., Dale, J., Dimitrov, M., Peiros, E., & Block, B. Biomechanical Analysis of the Slow-Twitch (Red) Muscle Force Transmission Pathways in Tunas. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : PBZ, 93(3), 185–98.

Andrzejaczek, S., Chapple, T. K., Curnick, D. J., Carlisle, A. B., Castleton, M., Jacoby, D. M. P., … Block, B. A. (2020). Individual variation in residency and regional movements of reef manta rays Mobula alfredi in a large marine protected area. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 639, 137–53.

Ferretti, F., Jacoby, D. M. P., Pfleger, M. O., White, T. D., Dent, F., Micheli, F., … Block, B. A. (2020). Shark fin trade bans and sustainable shark fisheries. CONSERVATION LETTERS.

Moro, S., Jona-Lasinio, G., Block, B., Micheli, F., De Leo, G., Serena, F., … Ferretti, F. (2019). Abundance and distribution of the white shark in the Mediterranean Sea. FISH AND FISHERIES.

Kanive, P. E., Rotella, J. J., Jorgensen, S. J., Chapple, T. K., Hines, J. E., Anderson, S. D., & Block, B. A. (2019). Size-specific apparent survival rate estimates of white sharks using mark-recapture models. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, 76(11), 2027–34.

Gardner, L. D., Peck, K. A., Goetz, G. W., Linbo, T. L., Cameron, J., Scholz, N. L., … Incardona, J. P. (2019). Cardiac remodeling in response to embryonic crude oil exposure involves unconventional NKX family members and innate immunity genes. The Journal of Experimental Biology.

Dunn, D. C., Harrison, A.-L., Curtice, C., DeLand, S., Donnelly, B., Fujioka, E., … Halpin, P. N. (2019). The importance of migratory connectivity for global ocean policy. Proceedings. Biological Sciences, 286(1911), 20191472.

Truelove, N. K., Andruszkiewicz, E. A., & Block, B. A. (2019). A rapid environmental DNA method for detecting white sharks in the open ocean. METHODS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 10(8), 1128–35.

Harcourt, R., Sequeira, A. M. M., Zhang, X., Roquet, F., Komatsu, K., Heupel, M., … Fedak, M. A. (2019). Animal-Borne Telemetry: An Integral Component of the Ocean Observing Toolkit. FRONTIERS IN MARINE SCIENCE, 6.

Carlisle, A. B., Tickler, D., Dale, J. J., Ferretti, F., Curnick, D. J., Chapple, T. K., … Block, B. A. (2019). Estimating Space Use of Mobile Fishes in a Large Marine Protected Area With Methodological Considerations in Acoustic Array Design. FRONTIERS IN MARINE SCIENCE, 6.

Gleiss, A. C., Dale, J. J., Klinger, D. H., Estess, E. E., Gardner, L. D., Machado, B., … Block, B. A. (2019). Temperature dependent pre- and postprandial activity in Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 231, 131–39.

Gleiss, A. C., Schallert, R. J., Dale, J. J., Wilson, S. G., & Block, B. A. (2019). Direct measurement of swimming and diving kinematics of giant Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus). ROYAL SOCIETY OPEN SCIENCE, 6(5), 190203.

Jewell, O. J., Gleiss, A. C., Jorgensen, S. J., Andrzejaczek, S., Moxley, J. H., Beatty, S. J., … Chapple, T. K. (2019). Cryptic habitat use of white sharks in kelp forest revealed by animal-borne video. Biology Letters, 15(4), 20190085.

Jorgensen, S. J., Anderson, S., Ferretti, F., Tietz, J. R., Chapple, T., Kanive, P., … Block, B. A. (2019). Killer whales redistribute white shark foraging pressure on seals. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 6153.

Jorgensen, S. J., Anderson, S., Ferretti, F., Tietz, J. R., Chapple, T., Kanive, P., … Block, B. A. (2019). Killer whales redistribute white shark foraging pressure on seals. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9.

Jewell, O. J. D., Gleiss, A. C., Jorgensen, S. J., Andrzejaczek, S., Moxley, J. H., Beatty, S. J., … Chapple, T. K. (2019). Cryptic habitat use of white sharks in kelp forest revealed by animal-borne video. BIOLOGY LETTERS, 15(4).

Block, B. A., Whitlock, R., Schallert, R. J., Wilson, S., Stokesbury, M. J., Castleton, M., & Boustany, A. (2019). Estimating Natural Mortality of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Using Acoustic Telemetry. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 4918.

Block, B. A., Whitlock, R., Schallert, R. J., Wilson, S., Stokesbury, M. J. W., Castleton, M., & Boustany, A. (2019). Estimating Natural Mortality of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Using Acoustic Telemetry. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9.

White, T. D., Ferretti, F., Kroodsma, D. A., Hazen, E. L., Carlisle, A. B., Scales, K. L., … Block, B. A. (2019). Predicted hotspots of overlap between highly migratory fishes and industrial fishing fleets in the northeast Pacific. Science Advances, 5(3), eaau3761.

White, T. D., Ferretti, F., Kroodsma, D. A., Hazen, E. L., Carlisle, A. B., Scales, K. L., … Block, B. A. (2019). Predicted hotspots of overlap between highly migratory fishes and industrial fishing fleets in the northeast Pacific. SCIENCE ADVANCES, 5(3).

Rooker, J. R., Dance, M. A., Wells, R. J., Ajemian, M. J., Block, B. A., Castleton, M. R., … Walter, J. F. (2019). Population connectivity of pelagic megafauna in the Cuba-Mexico-United States triangle. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 1663.

Rooker, J. R., Dance, M. A., Wells, R. J. D., Ajemian, M. J., Block, B. A., Castleton, M. R., … Walter, J. F. (2019). Population connectivity of pelagic megafauna in the Cuba-Mexico-United States triangle. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9.

Gleiss, A. C., Dale, J. J., Klinger, D. H., Estess, E. E., Gardner, L. D., Machado, B., … Block, B. A. (2019). Temperature dependent pre- and postprandial activity in Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology.

Queiroz, N., Humphries, N. E., Couto, A., Vedor, M., da Costa, I., Sequeira, A. M., … Sims, D. W. (2019). Global spatial risk assessment of sharks under the footprint of fisheries. Nature.

Ciezarek, A., Osborne, O., Shipley, O. N., Brooks, E. J., Tracey, S., McAllister, J., … Savolainen, V. (2018). Phylotranscriptomic insights into the diversification of endothermic Thunnus tunas. Molecular Biology and Evolution.

Harrison, A.-L., Costa, D. P., Winship, A. J., Benson, S. R., Bograd, S. J., Antolos, M., … Block, B. A. (2018). The political biogeography of migratory marine predators. NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 2(10), 1571–78.

Kroodsma, D. A., Mayorga, J., Hochberg, T., Miller, N. A., Boerder, K., Ferretti, F., … Worm, B. (2018). Response to Comment on "Tracking the global footprint of fisheries". SCIENCE, 361(6404).

Ferretti, F., Curnick, D., Liu, K., Romanov, E. V., & Block, B. A. (2018). Shark baselines and the conservation role of remote coral reef ecosystems. SCIENCE ADVANCES, 4(3), eaaq0333.

Kroodsma, D. A., Mayorga, J., Hochberg, T., Miller, N. A., Boerder, K., Ferretti, F., … Worm, B. (2018). Tracking the global footprint of fisheries. SCIENCE, 359(6378), 904–7.

McHuron, E. A., Block, B. A., & Costa, D. P. (2018). Movements and dive behavior of juvenile California sea lions from Ano Nuevo Island. MARINE MAMMAL SCIENCE, 34(1), 238–49.

Wiens, L., Banh, S., Sotiri, E., Jastroch, M., Block, B. A., Brand, M. D., & Treberg, J. R. (2017). Comparison of Mitochondrial Reactive Oxygen Species Production of Ectothermic and Endothermic Fish Muscle. FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY, 8, 704.

Coffey, D. M., Carlisle, A. B., Hazen, E. L., & Block, B. A. (2017). Oceanographic drivers of the vertical distribution of a highly migratory, endothermic shark. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7, 10434.

Roquet, F., Boehme, L., Block, B., Charrassin, J.-B., Costa, D., Guinet, C., … Fedak, M. A. (2017). Ocean Observations Using Tagged Animals. OCEANOGRAPHY, 30(2), 139.

Andruszkiewicz, E. A., Starks, H. A., Chavez, F. P., Sassoubre, L. M., Block, B. A., & Boehm, A. B. (2017). Biomonitoring of marine vertebrates in Monterey Bay using eDNA metabarcoding. PLOS ONE, 12(4).

White, T. D., Carlisle, A. B., Kroodsma, D. A., Block, B. A., Casagrandi, R., De Leo, G. A., … McCauley, D. J. (2017). Assessing the effectiveness of a large marine protected area for reef shark conservation. BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION, 207, 64–71.

Estess, E. E., Klinger, D. H., Coffey, D. M., Gleiss, A. C., Rowbotham, I., Seitz, A. C., … Farwell, C. (2017). Bioenergetics of captive yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares). AQUACULTURE, 468, 71–79.

Brette, F., Shiels, H. A., Galli, G. L. J., Cros, C., Incardona, J. P., Scholz, N. L., & Block, B. A. (2017). A Novel Cardiotoxic Mechanism for a Pervasive Global Pollutant. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7.

Carlisle, A. B., Kochevar, R. E., Arostegui, M. C., Ganong, J. E., Castleton, M., Schratwieser, J., & Block, B. A. (2017). Influence of temperature and oxygen on the distribution of blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) in the Central Pacific. FISHERIES OCEANOGRAPHY, 26(1), 34–48.

Pavlov, V., Rosental, B., Hansen, N. F., Beers, J. M., Parish, G., Rowbotham, I., & Block, B. A. (2017). Hydraulic control of tuna fins: A role for the lymphatic system in vertebrate locomotion. Science (New York, N.Y.), 357(6348), 310–14.

Chapple, T. K., Chambert, T., Kanive, P. E., Jorgensen, S. J., Rotella, J. J., Anderson, S. D., … Block, B. A. (2016). A novel application of multi-event modeling to estimate class segregation in a highly migratory oceanic vertebrate. ECOLOGY, 97(12), 3494–3502.

Sassoubre, L. M., Yamahara, K. M., Gardner, L. D., Block, B. A., & Boehm, A. B. (2016). Quantification of Environmental DNA (eDNA) Shedding and Decay Rates for Three Marine Fish. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 50(19), 10456–64.

Hazen, E. L., Carlisle, A. B., Wilson, S. G., Ganong, J. E., Castleton, M. R., Schallert, R. J., … Block, B. A. (2016). Quantifying overlap between the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and predicted bluefin tuna spawning habitat in the Gulf of Mexico. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 6.

Klinger, D. H., Dale, J. J., Gleiss, A. C., Brandt, T., Estess, E. E., Gardner, L., … Block, B. A. (2016). The effect of temperature on postprandial metabolism of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares). COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 195, 32–38.

Kwon, S. Y., Blum, J. D., Madigan, D. J., Block, B. A., & Popp, B. N. (2016). Quantifying mercury isotope dynamics in captive Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). ELEMENTA-SCIENCE OF THE ANTHROPOCENE, 4, 1–15.

Hazen, E. L., Carlisle, A. B., Wilson, S. G., Ganong, J. E., Castleton, M. R., Schallert, R. J., … Block, B. A. (2016). Quantifying overlap between the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and predicted bluefin tuna spawning habitat in the Gulf of Mexico. Scientific Reports, 6, 33824.

Wilson, S. G., Jonsen, I. D., Schallert, R. J., Ganong, J. E., Castleton, M. R., Spares, A. D., … Block, B. A. (2015). Tracking the fidelity of Atlantic bluefin tuna released in Canadian waters to the Gulf of Mexico spawning grounds. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, 72(11), 1700–1717.

Francis, M. P., Holdsworth, J. C., & Block, B. A. (2015). Life in the open ocean: seasonal migration and diel diving behaviour of Southern Hemisphere porbeagle sharks (Lamna nasus). MARINE BIOLOGY, 162(11), 2305–23.

Klinger, D. H., Dale, J. J., Machado, B. E., Incardona, J. P., Farwell, C. J., & Block, B. A. (2015). Exposure to Deepwater Horizon weathered crude oil increases routine metabolic demand in chub mackerel, Scomber japonicus. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 98(1-2), 259–66.

Whitlock, R. E., Hazen, E. L., Walli, A., Farwell, C., Bograd, S. J., Foley, D. G., … Block, B. A. (2015). Direct quantification of energy intake in an apex marine predator suggests physiology is a key driver of migrations. Science Advances, 1(8).

Madigan, D. J., Carlisle, A. B., Gardner, L. D., Jayasundara, N., Micheli, F., Schaefer, K. M., … Block, B. A. (2015). Assessing niche width of endothermic fish from genes to ecosystem. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(27), 8350–55.

Colman, J. A., Nogueira, J. I., Pancorbo, O. C., Batdorf, C. A., & Block, B. A. (2015). Mercury in Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis): bioaccumulation and trans-Pacific Ocean migration. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, 72(7), 1015–23.

Dale, J. J., Gray, M. D., Popper, A. N., Rogers, P. H., & Block, B. A. (2015). Hearing thresholds of swimming Pacific bluefin tuna Thunnus orientalis. JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY A-NEUROETHOLOGY SENSORY NEURAL AND BEHAVIORAL PHYSIOLOGY, 201(5), 441–54.

Carlisle, A. B., Litvin, S. Y., Hazen, E. L., Madigan, D. J., Goldman, K. J., Lea, R. N., & Block, B. A. (2015). Reconstructing habitat use by juvenile salmon sharks links upwelling to strandings in the California Current. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 525, 217–228.

Lilly, L. E., Bonaventura, J., Lipnick, M. S., & Block, B. A. (2015). Effect of temperature acclimation on red blood cell oxygen affinity in Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) and yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares). COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 181, 36–44.

Cermeno, P., Quilez-Badia, G., Ospina-Alvarez, A., Sainz-Trapaga, S., Boustany, A. M., Seitz, A. C., … Block, B. A. (2015). Electronic Tagging of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus, L.) Reveals Habitat Use and Behaviors in the Mediterranean Sea. PLOS ONE, 10(2).

Carlisle, A. B., Goldman, K. J., Litvin, S. Y., Madigan, D. J., Bigman, J. S., Swithenbank, A. M., … Block, B. A. (2015). Stable isotope analysis of vertebrae reveals ontogenetic changes in habitat in an endothermic pelagic shark. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 282(1799).

Moustahfid, H., Kochevar, R., Weise, M. J., & Block, B. (2015). Integrated Management and Visualization of Animal Telemetry Observations: Serving data from a wide variety of platforms used in animal telemetry. OCEANS 2015 - MTS/IEEE WASHINGTON.

Estess, E. E., Coffey, D. M., Shimose, T., Seitz, A. C., Rodriguez, L., Norton, A., … Farwell, C. (2014). Bioenergetics of captive Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). AQUACULTURE, 434, 137–44.

Madigan, D. J., Baumann, Z., Carlisle, A. B., Hoen, D. K., Popp, B. N., Dewar, H., … Fisher, N. S. (2014). Reconstructing transoceanic migration patterns of Pacific bluefin tuna using a chemical tracer toolbox. ECOLOGY, 95(6), 1674–83.

Incardona, J. P., Gardner, L. D., Linbo, T. L., Brown, T. L., Esbaugh, A. J., Mager, E. M., … Scholz, N. L. (2014). Deepwater Horizon crude oil impacts the developing hearts of large predatory pelagic fish. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 111(15), E1510–E1518.

Block, B., Brette, F., Cros, C., Incardona, J., & Scholz, N. (2014). Crude oil impairs cardiac excitation-contraction coupling in fish. FASEB JOURNAL, 28(1).

Roe, J. H., Morreale, S. J., Paladino, F. V., Shillinger, G. L., Benson, S. R., Eckert, S. A., … Spotila, J. R. (2014). Predicting bycatch hotspots for endangered leatherback turtles on longlines in the Pacific Ocean. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 281(1777).

Brette, F., Machado, B., Cros, C., Incardona, J. P., Scholz, N. L., & Block, B. A. (2014). Crude Oil Impairs Cardiac Excitation-Contraction Coupling in Fish. SCIENCE, 343(6172), 772–76.

Brette, F., Cros, C., Machado, B., Incardona, J. P., Scholz, N. L., & Block, B. A. (2014). Crude Oil Impairs Cardiac Excitation-Contraction Coupling in Fish. BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 106(2), 732A.

Bradley, C. J., Madigan, D. J., Block, B. A., & Popp, B. N. (2014). Amino Acid Isotope Incorporation and Enrichment Factors in Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus orientalis. PLOS ONE, 9(1).

Jayasundara, N., Gardner, L. D., & Block, B. A. (2013). Effects of temperature acclimation on Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) cardiac transcriptome. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-REGULATORY INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 305(9), R1010–R1020.

Whitlock, R. E., Walli, A., Cermeno, P., Rodriguez, L. E., Farwell, C., & Block, B. A. (2013). Quantifying energy intake in Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) using the heat increment of feeding. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 216(21), 4109–23.

Maxwell, S. M., Hazen, E. L., Bograd, S. J., Halpern, B. S., Breed, G. A., Nickel, B., … Costa, D. P. (2013). Cumulative human impacts on marine predators. Nature Communications, 4, 2688-?

Incardona, J. P., Swarts, T. L., Edmunds, R. C., Linbo, T. L., Aquilina-Beck, A., Sloan, C. A., … Scholz, N. L. (2013). Exxon Valdez to Deepwater Horizon: Comparable toxicity of both crude oils to fish early life stages. AQUATIC TOXICOLOGY, 142, 303–16.

Clark, T. D., Farwell, C. J., Rodriguez, L. E., Brandt, W. T., & Block, B. A. (2013). Heart rate responses to temperature in free-swimming Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 216(17), 3208–14.

Madigan, D. J., Baumann, Z., Munch, S., Popp, B. N., Block, B. A., & Fisher, N. S. (2013). Fukushima-derived radiocesium in highly migratory Pacific predators. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 245.

Gleiss, A. C., WHITLOCK, R. E., Dale, J. J., Clark, T. D., & Block, B. A. (2013). Influence of Ambient Temperature on Specific Dynamic Action in Bluefin Tuna. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Integrative-and-Comparative-Biology (SICB), SAN FRANCISCO,CA,CA: OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC.

Hazen, E. L., Jorgensen, S., Rykaczewski, R. R., Bograd, S. J., Foley, D. G., Jonsen, I. D., … Block, B. A. (2013). Predicted habitat shifts of Pacific top predators in a changing climate. NATURE CLIMATE CHANGE, 3(3), 234–38.

Teo, S. L. H., Sandstrom, P. T., Chapman, E. D., Null, R. E., Brown, K., Klimley, A. P., & Block, B. A. (2013). Archival and acoustic tags reveal the post-spawning migrations, diving behavior, and thermal habitat of hatchery-origin Sacramento River steelhead kelts (Oncorhynchus mykiss). ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY OF FISHES, 96(2-3), 175–87.

Del Raye, G., Jorgensen, S. J., Krumhansl, K., Ezcurra, J. M., & Block, B. A. (2013). Travelling light: white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) rely on body lipid stores to power ocean-basin scale migration. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / The Royal Society, 280(1766), 20130836-?

Maxwell, S. M., Hazen, E. L., Bograd, S. J., Halpern, B. S., Breed, G. A., Nickel, B., … Costa, D. P. (2013). Cumulative human impacts on marine predators. Nature Communications, 4, 2688-?

Jorgensen, S. J., Arnoldi, N. S., Estess, E. E., Chapple, T. K., Rueckert, M., Anderson, S. D., & Block, B. A. (2012). Eating or Meeting? Cluster Analysis Reveals Intricacies of White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) Migration and Offshore Behavior. PLOS ONE, 7(10).

Gardner, L. D., Jayasundara, N., Castilho, P. C., & Block, B. (2012). Microarray gene expression profiles from mature gonad tissues of Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus in the Gulf of Mexico. BMC GENOMICS, 13.

Madigan, D. J., Carlisle, A. B., Dewar, H., Snodgrass, O. E., Litvin, S. Y., Micheli, F., & Block, B. A. (2012). Stable Isotope Analysis Challenges Wasp-Waist Food Web Assumptions in an Upwelling Pelagic Ecosystem. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 2.

Bailey, H., Fossette, S., Bograd, S. J., Shillinger, G. L., Swithenbank, A. M., Georges, J.-Y., … Hays, G. C. (2012). Movement Patterns for a Critically Endangered Species, the Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), Linked to Foraging Success and Population Status. PLOS ONE, 7(5).

Whitlock, R. E., McAllister, M. K., & Block, B. A. (2012). Estimating fishing and natural mortality rates for Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) using electronic tagging data. FISHERIES RESEARCH, 119, 115–27.

Bailey, H., Benson, S. R., Shillinger, G. L., Bograd, S. J., Dutton, P. H., Eckert, S. A., … Spotila, J. R. (2012). Identification of distinct movement patterns in Pacific leatherback turtle populations influenced by ocean conditions. ECOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, 22(3), 735–47.

Winship, A. J., Jorgensen, S. J., Shaffer, S. A., Jonsen, I. D., Robinson, P. W., Costa, D. P., & Block, B. A. (2012). State-space framework for estimating measurement error from double-tagging telemetry experiments. METHODS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 3(2), 291–302.

Jayasundara, N., Gardner, L. D., Towle, D. T., & Block, B. A. (2012). Warm fish with cold hearts: Cardiac thermal plasticity of Pacific bluefin tuna Thunnus orientalis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Integrative-and-Comparative-Biology (SICB)/Symposium on New Frontiers from Marine Snakes to Marine Ecosystems, CHARLESTON,SC,SC: OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC.

Landeira-Fernandez, A. M., Castilho, P. C., & Block, B. A. (2012). Thermal dependence of cardiac SR Ca2+-ATPase from fish and mammals. JOURNAL OF THERMAL BIOLOGY, 37(3), 217–223.

Carlisle, A. B., Kim, S. L., Semmens, B. X., Madigan, D. J., Jorgensen, S. J., Perle, C. R., … Block, B. A. (2012). Using Stable Isotope Analysis to Understand the Migration and Trophic Ecology of Northeastern Pacific White Sharks (Carcharodon carcharias). PLOS ONE, 7(2).

Taylor, N. G., McAllister, M. K., Lawson, G. L., Carruthers, T., & Block, B. A. (2011). Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: A Novel Multistock Spatial Model for Assessing Population Biomass. PLOS ONE, 6(12), e27693.

Schaefer, K. M., Fuller, D. W., & Block, B. A. (2011). Movements, behavior, and habitat utilization of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) in the Pacific Ocean off Baja California, Mexico, determined from archival tag data analyses, including unscented Kalman filtering. FISHERIES RESEARCH, 112(1-2), 22–37.

Carlisle, A. B., Perle, C. R., Goldman, K. J., & Block, B. A. (2011). Seasonal changes in depth distribution of salmon sharks (Lamna ditropis) in Alaskan waters: implications for foraging ecology. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, 68(11), 1905–1921.

Armsworth, P. R., Block, B. A., Eagle, J., & Roughgarden, J. E. (2011). The role of discounting and dynamics in determining the economic efficiency of time-area closures for managing fishery bycatch. THEORETICAL ECOLOGY, 4(4), 513–526.

Da Silva, D., Costa, D. C. F., Alves, C. M., Block, B. A., & Landeira-Fernandez, A. M. (2011). Temperature dependence of cardiac sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+-ATPase from rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. JOURNAL OF FISH BIOLOGY, 79(3), 789–800.

Chapple, T. K., Jorgensen, S. J., Anderson, S. D., Kanive, P. E., Klimley, A. P., Botsford, L. W., & Block, B. A. (2011). A first estimate of white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, abundance off Central California. BIOLOGY LETTERS, 7(4), 581–583.

Block, B. A., Jonsen, I. D., Jorgensen, S. J., Winship, A. J., Shaffer, S. A., Bograd, S. J., … Costa, D. P. (2011). Tracking apex marine predator movements in a dynamic ocean. NATURE, 475(7354), 86–90.

Anderson, S. D., Chapple, T. K., Jorgensen, S. J., Klimley, A. P., & Block, B. A. (2011). Long-term individual identification and site fidelity of white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, off California using dorsal fins. MARINE BIOLOGY, 158(6), 1233–1237.

Gleiss, A. C., Jorgensen, S. J., Liebsch, N., Sala, J. E., Norman, B., Hays, G. C., … Wilson, R. P. (2011). Convergent evolution in locomotory patterns of flying and swimming animals. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 2.

Galli, G. L. J., Lipnick, M. S., Shiels, H. A., & Block, B. A. (2011). Temperature effects on Ca2+ cycling in scombrid cardiomyocytes: a phylogenetic comparison. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 214(7), 1068–76.

Shiels, H. A., Di Maio, A., Thompson, S., & Block, B. A. (2011). Warm fish with cold hearts: thermal plasticity of excitation-contraction coupling in bluefin tuna. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 278(1702), 18–27.

Shillinger, G. L., Swithenbank, A. M., Bailey, H., Bograd, S. J., Castelton, M. R., Wallace, B. P., … Block, B. A. (2011). Vertical and horizontal habitat preferences of post-nesting leatherback turtles in the South Pacific Ocean. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 422, 275–289.

Anderson, S. D., Chapple, T. K., Jorgensen, S. J., Klimley, A. P., & Block, B. A. (2011). , off California using dorsal fins. Marine Biology, 158(6), 1233–37.

Dewar, H., Prince, E. D., Musyl, M. K., Brill, R. W., Sepulveda, C., Luo, J., … McNaughton, L. M. (2011). Movements and behaviors of swordfish in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans examined using pop-up satellite archival tags. FISHERIES OCEANOGRAPHY, 20(3), 219–41.

Mladineo, I., & Block, B. A. (2010). Expression of cytokines IL-1 beta and TNF-alpha in tissues and cysts surrounding Didymocystis wedli (Digenea, Didymozoidae) in the Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). FISH & SHELLFISH IMMUNOLOGY, 29(3), 487–93.

Clark, T. D., Brandt, W. T., Nogueira, J., Rodriguez, L. E., Price, M., Farwell, C. J., & Block, B. A. (2010). Postprandial metabolism of Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 213(14), 2379–85.

Boustany, A. M., Matteson, R., Castleton, M., Farwell, C., & Block, B. A. (2010). Movements of pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) in the Eastern North Pacific revealed with archival tags. PROGRESS IN OCEANOGRAPHY, 86(1-2), 94–104.

Teo, S. L. H., & Block, B. A. (2010). Comparative Influence of Ocean Conditions on Yellowfin and Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Catch from Longlines in the Gulf of Mexico. PLOS ONE, 5(5).

Mladineo, I., Bott, N. J., Nowak, B. F., & Block, B. A. (2010). Multilocus phylogenetic analyses reveal that habitat selection drives the speciation of Didymozoidae (Digenea) parasitizing Pacific and Atlantic bluefin tunas. PARASITOLOGY, 137(6), 1013–1025.

Jorgensen, S. J., Reeb, C. A., Chapple, T. K., Anderson, S., Perle, C., Van Sommeran, S. R., … Block, B. A. (2010). Philopatry and migration of Pacific white sharks. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 277(1682), 679–88.

Armsworth, P. R., Block, B. A., Eagle, J., & Roughgarden, J. E. (2010). The economic efficiency of a time-area closure to protect spawning bluefin tuna. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY, 47(1), 36–46.

Young, H. S., Shaffer, S. A., McCauley, D. J., Foley, D. G., Dirzo, R., & Block, B. A. (2010). Resource partitioning by species but not sex in sympatric boobies in the central Pacific Ocean. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 403, 291–301.

Lawson, G. L., Castleton, M. R., & Block, B. A. (2010). Movements and diving behavior of Atlantic bluefin tuna Thunnus thynnus in relation to water column structure in the northwestern Atlantic. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 400, 245–65.

Galli, G. L. J., Lipnick, M. S., & Block, B. A. (2009). Effect of thermal acclimation on action potentials and sarcolemmal K+ channels from Pacific bluefin tuna cardiomyocytes. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-REGULATORY INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 297(2), R502–R509.

Walli, A., Teo, S. L. H., Boustany, A., Farwell, C. J., Williams, T., Dewar, H., … Block, B. A. (2009). Seasonal Movements, Aggregations and Diving Behavior of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) Revealed with Archival Tags. PLOS ONE, 4(7).

Mladineo, I., & Block, B. A. (2009). Expression of Hsp70, Na+/K+ ATP-ase, HIF-1 alpha, IL-1 beta and TNF-alpha in captive Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) after chronic warm and cold exposure. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY, 374(1), 51–57.

Castilho, P. C., Buckley, B. A., Somero, G., & Block, B. A. (2009). Heterologous hybridization to a complementary DNA microarray reveals the effect of thermal acclimation in the endothermic bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis). MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 18(10), 2092–2102.

Weng, K. C., Stokesbury, M. J. W., Boustany, A. M., Seitz, A. C., Teo, S. L. H., Miller, S. K., & Block, B. A. (2009). Habitat and behaviour of yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares in the Gulf of Mexico determined using pop-up satellite archival tags. JOURNAL OF FISH BIOLOGY, 74(7), 1434–49.

Greene, C. H., Block, B. A., Welch, D., Jackson, G., Lawson, G. L., & Rechisky, E. L. (2009). Advances in Conservation Oceanography New Tagging and Tracking Technologies and Their Potential for Transforming the Science Underlying Fisheries Management. OCEANOGRAPHY, 22(1), 210–23.

Chapple, T. K., Jorgensen, S. J., Anderson, S. D., Van Sommeran, S., Klimley, A. P., Botsford, L. W., & Block, B. A. (2009). A comparison of spatial and temporal habitat use by male and female migrating Great White Sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) in the eastern Pacific. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Integrative-and-Comparative-Biology, SALT LAKE CITY,UT: OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC.

Holdsworth, J. C., Sippel, T. J., & Block, B. A. (2009). Near real time satellite tracking of striped marlin (Kajikia audax) movements in the Pacific Ocean. MARINE BIOLOGY, 156(3), 505–14.

Kurota, H., McAllister, M. K., Lawson, G. L., Nogueira, J. I., Teo, S. L. H., & Block, B. A. (2009). A sequential Bayesian methodology to estimate movement and exploitation rates using electronic and conventional tag data: application to Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus). CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, 66(2), 321–42.

Teo, S. L. H., Kudela, R. M., Rais, A., Perle, C., Costa, D. P., & Block, B. A. (2009). Estimating chlorophyll profiles from electronic tags deployed on pelagic animals. AQUATIC BIOLOGY, 5(2), 195–207.

Shiels, H., & Block, B. A. (2009). THERMAL PLASTICITY OF CELLULAR CALCIUM CYCLING IN BLUEFIN TUNA MYOCYTES. JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 59, 97.

Galli, G. L. J., Lipnick, M. S., & Block, B. A. (2009). CALCIUM CYCLING IN SCOMBRID CARDIAC MYOCYTES: A PHYLOGENETIC COMPARISON. JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 59, 540.

Schaefer, K. M., Fuller, D. W., & Block, B. A. (2009). Vertical Movements and Habitat Utilization of Skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis), Yellowfin (Thunnus albacares), and Bigeye (Thunnus obesus) Tunas in the Equatorial Eastern Pacific Ocean, Ascertained Through Archival Tag Data. Presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Tagging and Tracking Marine Fish with Electronic Devices, DONOSTIA SAN SEBASTIAN,SPAIN,SPAIN: SPRINGER.

Saba, V. S., Shillinger, G. L., Swithenbank, A. M., Block, B. A., Spotila, J. R., Musick, J. A., & Paladino, F. V. (2008). An oceanographic context for the foraging ecology of eastern Pacific leatherback turtles: Consequences of ENSO (vol 55, pg 646, 2008). DEEP-SEA RESEARCH PART I-OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH PAPERS, 55(12), 1748.

Boustany, A. M., Reeb, C. A., & Block, B. A. (2008). Mitochondrial DNA and electronic tracking reveal population structure of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus). MARINE BIOLOGY, 156(1), 13–24.

Rooker, J. R., Secor, D. H., De Metrio, G., Schloesser, R., Block, B. A., & Neilson, J. D. (2008). Natal Homing and Connectivity in Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Populations. SCIENCE, 322(5902), 742–44.

Di Maio, A., & Block, B. A. (2008). Ultrastructure of the sarcoplasmic reticulum in cardiac myocytes from Pacific bluefin tuna. CELL AND TISSUE RESEARCH, 334(1), 121–34.

Shillinger, G. L., Palacios, D. M., Bailey, H., Bograd, S. J., Swithenbank, A. M., Gaspar, P., … Block, B. A. (2008). Persistent leatherback turtle migrations present opportunities for conservation. PLOS BIOLOGY, 6(7), 1408–16.

Galli, G. L. J., Shiels, H. A., & Block, B. (2008). Thermal acclimation confers no tolerance to acute temperature change in cardiac myocytes from bluefin tuna. FASEB JOURNAL, 22.

Castilho, P. C., Jayasundara, N., Mladineo, I., & Block, B. B. (2008). Using skin mucus RNA to study gene expression in pacific bluefin tuna. FASEB JOURNAL, 22.

Weng, K. C., Foley, D. G., Ganong, J. E., Perle, C., Shillinger, G. L., & Block, B. A. (2008). Migration of an upper trophic level predator, the salmon shark Lamna ditropis, between distant ecoregions. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 372, 253–264.

Blank, J. M., Morrissette, J. M., Farwell, C. J., Price, M., Schallert, R. J., & Block, B. A. (2007). Temperature effects on metabolic rate of juvenile Pacific bluefin tuna Thunnus orientalis. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 210(23), 4254–61.

Teo, S. L. H., Boustany, A. M., & Block, B. A. (2007). Oceanographic preferences of Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus, on their Gulf of Mexico breeding grounds. MARINE BIOLOGY, 152(5), 1105–19.

Castilho, P. C., Landeira-Femandez, A. M., Morrissette, J., & Block, B. A. (2007). Elevated Ca2+ ATPase (SERCA2) activity in tuna hearts: Comparative aspects of temperature dependence. COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 148(1), 124–32.

Schaefer, K. M., Fuller, D. W., & Block, B. A. (2007). Movements, behavior, and habitat utilization of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) in the northeastern Pacific Ocean, ascertained through archival tag data. MARINE BIOLOGY, 152(3), 503–25.

Weng, K. C., Boustany, A. M., Pyle, P., Anderson, S. D., Brown, A., & Block, B. A. (2007). Migration and habitat of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) in the eastern Pacific Ocean. MARINE BIOLOGY, 152(4), 877–894.

Stokesbury, M. J. W., Cosgrove, R., Boustany, A., Browne, D., Teo, S. L. H., O'Dor, R. K., & Block, B. A. (2007). Results of satellite tagging of Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus, off the coast of Ireland. Presented at the 6th Conference on Fish Telemetry, LISBON,PORTUGAL: SPRINGER.

Blank, J. M., Farwell, C. J., Morrissette, J. M., Schallert, R. J., & Block, B. A. (2007). Influence of swimming speed on metabolic rates of juvenile Pacific bluefin tuna and yellowfin tuna. PHYSIOLOGICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL ZOOLOGY, 80(2), 167–77.

Teo, S. L. H., Boustany, A., Dewar, H., Stokesbury, M. J. W., Weng, K. C., Beemer, S., … Block, B. A. (2007). Annual migrations, diving behavior, and thermal biology of Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus, on their Gulf of Mexico breeding grounds. MARINE BIOLOGY, 151(1), 1–18.

Stevenson, C., Katz, L. S., Micheli, F., Block, B., Heiman, K. W., Perle, C., … Witting, J. (2007). High apex predator biomass on remote Pacific islands. CORAL REEFS, 26(1), 47–51.

Weng, K. C., O'Sullivan, J. B., Lowe, C. G., Winkler, C. E., Dewar, H., & Block, B. A. (2007). Movements, behavior and habitat preferences of juvenile white sharks Carcharodon carcharias in the eastern Pacific. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 338, 211–24.

Kitagawa, T., Boustany, A. M., Farwell, C. J., Williams, T. D., Castleton, M. R., & Block, B. A. (2007). Horizontal and vertical movements of juvenile bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) in relation to seasons and oceanographic conditions in the eastern Pacific Ocean. FISHERIES OCEANOGRAPHY, 16(5), 409–21.

Rooker, J. R., Bremer, J. R. A., Block, B. A., Dewar, H., De Metrio, G., Corriero, A., … Secor, D. H. (2007). Life history and stock structure of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus). REVIEWS IN FISHERIES SCIENCE, 15(4), 265–310.

Sippel, T. J., Davie, P. S., Holdsworth, J. C., & Block, B. A. (2007). Striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax) movements and habitat utilization during a summer and autumn in the Southwest Pacific Ocean. FISHERIES OCEANOGRAPHY, 16(5), 459–72.

Shaffer, S. A., Tremblay, Y., Weimerskirch, H., Scott, D., Thompson, D. R., Sagar, P. M., … Costa, D. P. (2006). Migratory shearwaters integrate oceanic resources across the Pacific Ocean in an endless summer. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 103(34), 12799–802.

Morrissette, J. M., Blank, J. M., Castilho, P. C., & Block, B. A. (2006). Linking high metabolic rates, enhanced cardiac E-C coupling, and cold tolerance in tunas. FASEB JOURNAL, 20(5), A829.

Gilly, W. F., Markaida, U., Baxter, C. H., Block, B. A., Boustany, A., Zeidberg, L., … SALINAS, C. (2006). Vertical and horizontal migrations by the jumbo squid Dosidicus gigas revealed by electronic tagging. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 324, 1–17.

Stokesbury, M. J. W., Harvey-Clark, C., Gallant, J., Block, B. A., & Myers, R. A. (2005). Movement and environmental preferences of Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) electronically tagged in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Canada. MARINE BIOLOGY, 148(1), 159–65.

Weng, K. C., Castilho, P. C., Morrissette, J. M., Landeira-Fernandez, A. M., Holts, D. B., Schallert, R. J., … Block, B. A. (2005). Satellite tagging and cardiac physiology reveal niche expansion in salmon sharks. SCIENCE, 310(5745), 104–6.

Shaffer, S. A., Tremblay, Y., Awkerman, J. A., Henry, R. W., Teo, S. L. H., ANDERSON, D. J., … Costa, D. P. (2005). Comparison of light- and SST-based geolocation with satellite telemetry in free-ranging albatrosses. MARINE BIOLOGY, 147(4), 833–43.

Landeira-Fernandez, A. M., Da Costa, D. C., Morrissette, J., & Block, B. (2005). Uncoupling of Ca2+-ATPase from marlin heater organ and tuna deep red muscle by temperature. JOURNAL OF GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY, 126(1), 75A.

Block, B. A., Teo, S. L. H., Walli, A., Boustany, A., Stokesbury, M. J. W., Farwell, C. J., … Williams, T. D. (2005). Electronic tagging and population structure of Atlantic bluefin tuna. NATURE, 434(7037), 1121–27.

Block, B. A. (2005). Physiological ecology in the 21st Century: Advancements in biologging Science. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY, 45(2), 305–20.

Blank, J. M., Farwell, C. J., Schallert, R. J., Morrissette, J. M., & Block, B. A. (2005). Metabolic rate of the Pacific bluefin tuna, Thunnus orientalis. FASEB JOURNAL, 19(4), A213.

Castilho, P. C., Landeira-Fernandez, A. M., Morrissette, J. M., Schallert, R., Weng, K., & Block, B. A. (2004). Salmon shark (Lamna ditrops): An endothermic fish from polar area with higher SERCA2 activity. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY, 44(6), 534–534.

Stokesbury, M. J. W., Teo, S. L. H., Seitz, A., O'Dor, R. K., & Block, B. A. (2004). Movement of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) as determined by satellite tagging experiments initiated off New England. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, 61(10), 1976–87.

Williams, T. D., Rollins, M., & Block, B. A. (2004). Intramuscular anesthesia of bonito and Pacific mackerel with ketamine and medetomidine and reversal of anesthesia with atipamezole. JAVMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 225(3), 417–21.

Shiels, H. A., Blank, J. M., Farrell, A. P., & Block, B. A. (2004). Electrophysiological properties of the L-type Ca2+ current in cardiomyocytes from bluefin tuna and Pacific mackerel. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-REGULATORY INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 286(4), R659–R668.

Landeira-Fernandez, A. M., Morrissette, J. M., Blank, J. M., & Block, B. A. (2004). Temperature dependence of the Ca2+-ATPase (SERCA2) in the ventricles of tuna and mackerel. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-REGULATORY INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 286(2), R398–R404.

Blank, J. M., Morrissette, J. M., Landeira-Fernandez, A. M., Blackwell, S. B., Williams, T. D., & Block, B. A. (2004). In situ cardiac performance of Pacific bluefin tuna hearts in response to acute temperature change. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 207(5), 881–90.

Teo, S. L. H., Boustany, A., Blackwell, S., Walli, A., Weng, K. C., & Block, B. A. (2004). Validation of geolocation estimates based on light level and sea surface temperature from electronic tags. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, 283, 81–98.

Morrissette, J. M., Landeira-Fernandez, A. M., Blank, J. M., & Block, B. A. (2004). The bluefin tuna heart: A model for excitation-contraction coupling in the cold. BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 86(1), 62A.

Weng, K. C., & Block, B. A. (2004). Diel vertical migration of the bigeye thresher shark (Alopias superciliosus), a species possessing orbital retia mirabilia. FISHERY BULLETIN, 102(1), 221–29.

Morrissette, J. M., Franck, J. P. G., & Block, B. A. (2003). Characterization of ryanodine receptor and Ca2+-ATPase isoforms in the thermogenic heater organ of blue marlin (Makaira nigricans). JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 206(5), 805–12.

Reeb, C. A., Arcangeli, L., & Block, B. A. (2003). Development of 11 microsatellite loci for population studies in the swordfish, Xiphias gladius (Teleostei : Scombridae). MOLECULAR ECOLOGY NOTES, 3(1), 147–49.

Block, B. A., Costa, D. P., Boehlert, G. W., & Kochevar, R. E. (2002). Revealing pelagic habitat use: the tagging of Pacific pelagics program. OCEANOLOGICA ACTA, 25(5), 255–66.

Blank, J. M., Morrissette, J. M., Davie, P. S., & Block, B. A. (2002). Effects of temperature, epinephrine and Ca2+ on the hearts of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares). JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 205(13), 1881–88.

Seitz, A. C., Weng, K. C., Boustany, A. M., & Block, B. A. (2002). Behaviour of a sharptail mola in the Gulf of Mexico. JOURNAL OF FISH BIOLOGY, 60(6), 1597–1602.

Boustany, A. M., Davis, S. F., Pyle, P., Anderson, S. D., Le Boeuf, B. J., & Block, B. A. (2002). Satellite tagging - Expanded niche for white sharks. NATURE, 415(6867), 35–36.

Boustany, A. M., Davis, S. F., Pyle, P., Anderson, S. D., Le Boeuf, B. J., & Block, B. A. (2002). Expanded niche for white sharks. Nature, 415(6867), 35–36.

Block, B. A., Dewar, H., Blackwell, S. B., Williams, T. D., Prince, E. D., Farwell, C. J., … Fudge, D. (2001). Migratory movements, depth preferences, and thermal biology of Atlantic bluefin tuna. SCIENCE, 293(5533), 1310–1314.

Marcinek, D. J., Bonaventura, J., Wittenberg, J. B., & Block, B. A. (2001). Oxygen affinity and amino acid sequence of myoglobins from endothermic and ectothermic fish. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-REGULATORY INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 280(4), R1123–R1133.

Marcinek, D. J., Blackwell, S. B., Dewar, H., Freund, E. V., Farwell, C., Dau, D., … Block, B. A. (2001). Depth and muscle temperature of Pacific bluefin tuna examined with acoustic and pop-up satellite archival tags. MARINE BIOLOGY, 138(4), 869–85.

Morrissette, J. M., Blank, J. M., Davie, P. S., & Block, B. A. (2001). Effect of calcium, epinephrine, and temperature on cardiac performance in yellowfin tuna. FASEB JOURNAL, 15(4), A89.

Tcheng, J. E., O'Shea, J. C., Cohen, E. A., Pacchiana, C. M., Kitt, M. M., Lorenz, T. J., … Veltri, E. (2000). Novel dosing regimen of eptifibatide in planned coronary stent implantation (ESPRIT): a randomised, placebo-controlled trial. LANCET, 356(9247), 2037–44.

Morrissette, J., Xu, L., Nelson, A., Meissner, G., & Block, B. A. (2000). Characterization of RyR1-slow, a ryanodine receptor specific to slow-twitch skeletal muscle. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-REGULATORY INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 279(5), R1889–R1898.

Londraville, R. L., Cramer, T. D., Franck, J. P. C., Tullis, A., & Block, B. A. (2000). Cloning of a neonatal calcium atpase isoform (SERCA 1B) from extraocular muscle of adult blue marlin (Makaira nigricans). COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY B-BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 127(2), 223–33.

Reeb, C. A., Arcangeli, L., & Block, B. A. (2000). Structure and migration corridors in Pacific populations of the Swordfish Xiphius gladius, as inferred through analyses of mitochondrial DNA. MARINE BIOLOGY, 136(6), 1123–31.

Tubbesing, V. A., & Block, B. A. (2000). Orbital rete and red muscle vein anatomy indicate a high degree of endothermy in the brain and eye of the salmon shark. ACTA ZOOLOGICA, 81(1), 49–56.

Morrissette, J. M., Franck, J., & Block, B. A. (2000). Characterization of ryanodine receptor and serca isoforms from the thermogenic beater organ of marlin and swordfish. BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 78(1), 187A.

Dewar, H., Deffenbaugh, M., Thurmond, G., Lashkari, K., & Block, B. A. (1999). Development of an acoustic telemetry tag for monitoring electromyograms in free-swimming fish. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 202(19), 2693–99.

Brill, R. W., Block, B. A., Boggs, C. H., Bigelow, K. A., Freund, E. V., & Marcinek, D. J. (1999). Horizontal movements and depth distribution of large adult yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) near the Hawaiian Islands, recorded using ultrasonic telemetry: implications for the physiological ecology of pelagic fishes. MARINE BIOLOGY, 133(3), 395–408.

Shiels, H. A., Freund, E. V., Farrell, A. P., & Block, B. A. (1999). The sarcoplasmic reticulum plays a major role in isometric contraction in atrial muscle of yellowfin tuna. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 202(7), 881–90.

Shiels, H. A., Freund, E. V., Farrell, A. P., & Block, B. A. (1999). The sarcoplasmic reticulum plays a major role in isometric contraction in atrial muscle of yellowfin tuna. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 202 (Pt 7), 881–90.

Morrissette, J. M., Xu, L., Nelson, A., Meissner, G., & Block, B. A. (1999). Characterization of Ryr1-slow, a ryanodine receptor specific to slow-twitch skeletal muscle. BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 76(1), A302–A302.

Dewar, H., Deffenbaugh, M., Thurmond, G., Lashkari, K., & Block, B. A. (1999). Development of an acoustic telemetry tag for monitoring electromyograms in free-swimming fish. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 202 (Pt 19), 2693–9.

Block, B. A., Dewar, H., Farwell, C., & Prince, E. D. (1998). A new satellite technology for tracking the movements of Atlantic bluefin tuna. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 95(16), 9384–9389.

Franck, J. P. C., Morrissette, J., Keen, J. E., Londraville, R. L., Beamsley, M., & Block, B. A. (1998). Cloning and characterization of fiber type-specific ryanodine receptor isoforms in skeletal muscles of fish. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 275(2), C401–C415.

Franck, J. P., Morrissette, J., Keen, J. E., Londraville, R. L., Beamsley, M., & Block, B. A. (1998). Cloning and characterization of fiber type-specific ryanodine receptor isoforms in skeletal muscles of fish. American Journal of Physiology. Cell Physiology, 275(2), C401–C415.

Block, B. A., Dewar, H., Williams, T., Prince, E. D., Farwell, C., & Fudge, D. (1998). Archival tagging of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus thynnus). MARINE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY JOURNAL, 32(1), 37–46.

Block, B. A., Keen, J. E., Castillo, B., Dewar, H., Freund, E. V., Marcinek, D. J., … Farwell, C. (1997). Environmental preferences of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) at the northern extent of its range. MARINE BIOLOGY, 130(1), 119–32.

Altringham, J. D., & Block, B. A. (1997). Why do tuna maintain elevated slow muscle temperatures? Power output of muscle isolated from endothermic and ectothermic fish. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 200(20), 2617–27.

OBrien, J., & Block, B. A. (1996). Effects of Ca2+ on oxidative phosphorylation in mitochondria from the thermogenic organ of marlin. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 199(12), 2679–87.

Tullis, A., & Block, B. A. (1996). Expression of sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+-ATPase isoforms in marlin and swordfish muscle and heater cells. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-REGULATORY INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 271(1), R262–R275.

Block, B. A., OBrien, J., & Franck, J. (1996). The role of ryanodine receptor isoforms in the structure and function of the vertebrate triad. Presented at the 49th Annual Symposium of the Society-of-General-Physiologists on Organellar Ion Channels and Transporters, WOODS HOLE,MA: ROCKEFELLER UNIV PRESS.

OBRIEN, J., VALDIVIA, H. H., & BLOCK, B. A. (1995). PHYSIOLOGICAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE ALPHA-RYANODINE AND BETA-RYANODINE RECEPTORS OF FISH SKELETAL-MUSCLE. BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 68(2), 471–82.

BLOCK, B. A., OBRIEN, J., & MEISSNER, G. (1994). CHARACTERIZATION OF THE SARCOPLASMIC-RETICULUM PROTEINS IN THE THERMOGENIC MUSCLES OF FISH. JOURNAL OF CELL BIOLOGY, 127(5), 1275–87.

BLOCK, B. A., & FINNERTY. (1994). ENDOTHERMY IN FISHES - A PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF CONSTRAINTS, PREDISPOSITIONS, AND SELECTION PRESSURES. ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY OF FISHES, 40(3), 283–302.

Block, B. A. (1994). THERMOGENESIS IN MUSCLE. ANNUAL REVIEW OF PHYSIOLOGY, 56, 535–577.