Sisneros Laboratory
408 Guthrie Hall
Seattle, WA 98195
 
Publications from the lab of Joseph A. Sisneros
 
 
 
 
 

2014

Maruska KP and JA Sisneros. In Press. Sex steroid-dependent modulation of acoustic communication systems in fishes. In: Ladich F (ed), Sound Communication in Fishes. Spring-Verlag Berlin-Heidelberg-New York.

Sisneros JA, Popper AN, Hawkins AD, and RR Fay. In Press. Auditory Evoked Potential audiograms compared to behavioral audiograms in aquatic animals. In: Popper AN, Hawkins AD (eds) Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, Springer Science + Business Media, New York.

Brown AD, Sisneros JA, Jurasin T, and AB Coffin. In Press. Effects of hatchery rearing on mechanosensory systems in salmonids. In: Popper AN, Hawkins AD (eds) Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, Springer Science + Business Media, New York.

Forlano PM, Sisneros JA, Rohmann KN, and AH Bass. In Press. Neuroendocrine control of seasonal plasticity in the auditory and vocal systems of fish. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 36

Forlano PM, Kim SD, Krzyminska ZM, and JA Sisneros. 2014. Catecholaminergic connectivity to the inner ear, central auditory, and vocal motor circuitry in the plainfin midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. Journal of Comparative Neurology 522:2887-2927. (Cover article)

Coffin AB, Zeddies DG, Fay RR, Brown AD, Alderks PW, Bhandiwad AA, Mohr RA, Gray MD, Rogers PH and JA Sisneros. 2014. Use of the swim bladder and lateral line in near-field sound source localization by fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology 217:2078-2088.

2013

Alderks PW and JA Sisneros. 2013. Development of the acoustically evoked behavioral response in larval plainfin midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. Public Library of Science One 8(12):e82182.

Bhandiwad AA, Zeddies DG, Raible DW, Rubel EW and JA Sisneros. 2013. Auditory sensitivity of larval zebrafish (Danio rerio) measured using a behavioral prepulse inhibition assay. Journal of Experimental Biology 216:3504-3513.

Petersen CL, Timothy M, Kim DS, Bhandiwad AA, Mohr RA, Sisneros JA, and PM Forlano. 2013. Exposure to advertisement calls of reproductive competitors activates vocal-acoustic and catecholaminergic neurons in the plainfin midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. Public Library of Science One 8(8):e70474

Brown AD, Sisneros JA, Jurasin T, Nguyen C, and AB Coffin. 2013. Differences in lateral line morphology between hatchery- and wild-origin steelhead. Public Library of Science One 8(3):e59162.

2012

Gardiner JM, Hueter RE, Maruska KP, Sisneros JA, Casper BM, Mann DA and LS Demski. 2012. Sensory Physiology and Behavior of Elasmobranchs. In: Carrier, JC, Musick, JA and MR Heithaus (eds), Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives, 2nd edition, pp. 349-401. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. (link)

Sisneros JA. 2012. Adaptive auditory plasticity for social communication in the plainfin midshipman fish (Porichthys notatus). Bioacoustics 21:21-23.

Coffin AB, Mohr RA, and JA Sisneros. 2012. Saccular-specific hair cell addition correlates with reproductive state-dependent changes in the auditory saccular sensitivity of a vocal fish. Journal of Neuroscience 32:1366-1376.
(Summary in This Week in the Journal of Neuroscience )

Zeddies DG, Fay RR, Gray MD, Alderks PW, Acob A, and JA Sisneros. 2012. Local acoustic particle motion guides sound source localization behavior in the plainfin midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. Journal of Experimental Biology 215:152-160.

2011

Vasconcelos RO, Sisneros JA, Amorim MCP, and PJ Fonseca. 2011. Auditory saccular sensitivity of the vocal Lusitanian toadfish: low frequency tuning allows acoustic communication throughout the year. Journal of Comparative Physiology (A) 197:903-913.

Zeddies DG, Fay RR, and JA Sisneros. 2011. Sound Source Localization and Directional Hearing in Fishes. In Farrell, AP (ed.), Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology: From Genome to Environment, volume 1, pp. 298-303. San Diego: Academic Press. (link)

Alderks PW and JA Sisneros. 2011. Ontogeny of auditory saccular sensitivity in the plainfin midshipman fish (Poricithys notatus). Journal of Comparative Physiology (A) 197:387-398.

Brown AD, Mussen TD, Sisneros JA, and AB Coffin. 2011. Reevaluating the use of aminoglycoside antibiotics in behavioral studies of the lateral line. Hearing Research 272:1-4.

2010

Zeddies DG, Fay RR, Alderks PW, Shaub KS, and JA Sisneros. 2010. Sound source localization by the plainfin midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 127:3104-3113.

2009

Sisneros, JA. 2009. Seasonal plasticity of auditory saccular sensitivity in the vocal plainfin midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. Journal of Neurophysiology 102:1121-1131.

Sisneros JA. 2009. Steroid-dependent auditory plasticity for the enhancement of acoustic communication: recent insights from a vocal teleost fish. Hearing Research 252:9-14.

Sisneros JA, Alderks, PW, Leon, K and B Sniffen. 2009. Morphometric changes associated with the reproductive cycle and behaviour of the interidal-nesting, male plainfin midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. Journal of Fish Biology 74:18-36.

Sisneros JA. 2009. Adaptive hearing in the vocal plainfin midshipman fish: getting in tune for the breeding season and its implications for acoustic communication. Integrative Zoology 4:33-42.

2007

Forlano PM, Remage-Healey L, Sisneros JA and AH Bass. 2007. Steroid-induced plasticity in the auditory and vocal motor system: Recent studies in a teleost fish. In: Canonaco, M and RM Facciolo (eds), Evolutionary Molecular Strategies and Plasticity, Research Signpost, Kerala, India.

Sisneros JA 2007. Saccular potentials of the vocal plainfin midshipman fish, Porichthys notatus. Journal of Comparative Physiology (A) 193:413-424.

2005 and prior years

Sisneros JA and AH Bass 2005. Ontogenetic changes in the response properties of individual, primary auditory afferents in the vocal plainfin midshipman fish (Porichthys notatus, Girard). Journal of Experimental Biology 208:3121-3131. (Cover article) (Featured in Inside JEB )

Sisneros JA, Forlano PM, Deitcher DL and AH Bass. 2004. Steroid-dependent auditory plasticity leads to adaptive coupling of sender and receiver. Science 305:404-407. (Featured in Perspectives - Heeding the Hormonal Call )

Tricas TC and JA Sisneros. 2004. Ecological functions and adaptations of the elasmobranch electrosense. In: von der Emde, G, Mogdans, J, and BG Kapoor (eds), The Senses of Fishes: Adaptations for the Reception of Natural Stimuli, Narosa Publishing House Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India.

Sisneros JA, Forlano PM, Knapp R and AH Bass. 2004. Seasonal variation of steroid hormone levels in an intertidal-nesting fish, the vocal plainfin midshipman. General and Comparative Endocrinology 136:101-116. (Cover article)

Hueter RE, Mann DA, Maruska KP, Sisneros JA and LS Demski. 2004. Sensory Biology of Elasmobranchs. In: Carrier, JC, Musick, JA and MR Heithaus (eds), The Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives, pp. 325-368. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Sisneros JA and AH Bass. 2003. Seasonal plasticity of peripheral auditory frequency sensitivity. Journal of Neuroscience 23:1049-1058. (Summary in This Week in the Journal of Neuroscience )

Sisneros JA and TC Tricas. 2002. Neuroethology and life history adaptations of the elasmobranch electric sense. Journal of Physiology (Paris) 96:379-389.

Sisneros JA and TC Tricas. 2002. Ontogenetic changes in the response properties of the peripheral electrosensory system in the Atlantic stingray (Dasyatis sabina). Brain, Behavior and Evolution 59:130-140. (Cover article)

Sisneros JA, Marchaterre MA, and AH Bass. 2002. Otolithic endorgan projections of the inner ear in a vocal fish. Bioacoustics 12:137-139

Sisneros JA and DR Nelson. 2001. Surfactants as chemical shark repellents: past, present, and future. Environmental Biology of Fishes 60:117-129.

Sisneros JA and TC Tricas. 2000. Androgen-induced changes in the response dynamics of ampullary electrosensory primary afferent neurons. Journal of Neuroscience 20:8586-8595.

Sisneros JA. 1999. Ontogenetic and androgen-induced changes in the response properties and function of the elasmobranch electrosensory system. Ph.D. Dissertation, Florida Institute of Technology, 116 pp.

Sisneros JA, Tricas TC, and CA Luer. 1998. Response properties and biological function of the skate electrosensory system during ontogeny. Journal of Comparative Physiology (A) 183:87-99.

Nelson DR, McKibben JN, Strong WR, Lowe CG, Sisneros JA, Schroeder DM, and RJ Lavenberg. 1997. Acoustic tracking of a Megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios: a diurnal vertical migrator. Environmental Biology of Fishes 49:389-399.

Tricas TC, Michael SW, and JA Sisneros. 1995. Electrosensory optimization to conspecific phasic signals for mating. Neuroscience Letters 202:129-131.

Sisneros JA. 1993. Effect of molecular structure on the shark repellent potency of anionic surfactants. Master's thesis, California State University, Long Beach, 77pp.

Last updated 9-29-14