Reports Ė Conservation Science and Policy

Fleming R, Crawford JD (2006). Habitat protection under the Magnuson-Stevens Act: can it really contribute to ecosystem health in the northwest Atlantic?Ocean and Coastal Law Journal, 12(1): 43-89.University of Maine School of Law (w/ coauthor Roger Fleming, Earth Justice).

Crawford JD, Smith J (2006) Marine Ecosystem Conservation for New England and Maritime Canada: A Science-Based Approach to Identifying Priority Areas for Conservation. Conservation Law Foundation and WWF-Canada, 193 pp.


Selected peer reviewed technical publications: animal behavior and ecology

Fletcher LB, Crawford JD (2001) Acoustic detection by sound-producing fishes (Mormyridae): the role

†††† of gas-filled tympanic bladders. J Exp Biol. 204(2): 175-183. {Cover Photo}

Marvit P, Crawford JD (2001) Auditory discrimination in a sound-producing electric fish (Pollimyrus): tone frequency and click-rate difference detection.J Acoustical Soc Am. 108(4):1819-1825.

Marvit P, Crawford JD (2000) Auditory thresholds in a sound-producing electric fish (Pollimyrus): behavioral measurements of sensitivity to tones and click trains.J Acoustical Soc Am.107(4):2209-2214.

Crawford JD, Huang X (1999)Communication signals and sound production mechanisms in Mormyrid electric

††††† fish.J Exp Biol 202(10):1-10

Crawford JD, Cook AP, Heberlein AS (1997) Bioacoustic behavior of African fishes (Mormyridae): potential cues

††††† for species and individual recognition in Pollimyrus spp.J Acoustical Soc Am 101:1200-1212.

Crawford JD, Jacobe P, Benech V (1997) Field studies of a strongly acoustic fish in west Africa: reproductive ecology and acoustic behavior of Pollimyrus isidori, MORMYRIDAE. Behaviour 134:1-49.

Crawford JD (1997) Hearing and acoustic communication in mormyrid electric fishes.

Marine & Freshwater Behavior & Physiology. 29:65-86

Crawford JD (1992) Individual and sex specificity in the electric organ discharges of breeding mormyrid fish, Pollimyrus isidori.J Exp Biol 164:79-102.

Crawford JD (1991) Sex recognition by electric cues in a sound producing mormyrid fish, Pollimyrus isidori. Brain Behav Evol 38:20-38.{Cover Photo}

Crawford JD, Hopkins CD (1990)Detection of a previously unrecognized mormyrid fish (Mormyrus

††††† subundulatus) by electric discharge characters. Cybium 13(4):319‑326.

Crawford JD, Hagedorn M, Hopkins CD (1986) Acoustic communication in an electric fish, Pollimyrus isidori (Mormyridae).J Comp Physiol. A 159:297‑310.


Selected peer reviewed technical publications: sensory physiology

Suzuki A, Kozloski J, Crawford JD (2002) Temporal encoding for auditory computation: physiology of primary afferent in sound-producing fish. J. Neuroscience 22(14):6290-6301.

Large EW, Crawford JD (2002) Auditory temporal computation: interval selectivity based on post-inhibitory

†††† rebound.Journal of Computational Neuroscience 13 (2): 125-142.

Kozloski J, Crawford JD (2000).Transformations of an auditory temporal code in the medulla of a sound-producing fish.J. Neuroscience 20(6):2400-2408.{Cover Photo}

Kozloski J, Crawford JD (1998) Functional neuroanatomy of auditory pathways in the sound producing fish †††† Pollimyrus.J Comp Neurol 401(2):227‑252

Crawford, JD (1997) Feature detection by auditory neurons in the brain of a sound-producing fish.J Comp Physiol A 180: 439‑450.

Crawford JD (1993) Central auditory neurophysiology of a sound-producing mormyrid fish: the mesencephalon of Pollimyrus isidori. J Comp Physiol A 172:1-14.


Selected non-technical Publications:

Crawford JD (2007) New Englandís Oceans Legacy: a Blueprint for Recovery.Synopsis document presenting

†††† highlights of CLF-WWF report on priority areas for conservation.

Crawford JD (2007) Restoring the Health of New Englandís Ocean.Brochure for the Initiative on Marine Ecosystem Conservation, Conservation Law Foundation.

Crawford JD (2003) Fishing and Benthic Habitats Symposium 12-14 November 2002.

†††† New England Ocean News (NEON: August 2003)

Crawford JD (2002)Stellwagen needs better protection. Boston Globe, Op Ed, A13

†† 25 November 2002.Commentary on the state of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.

Crawford JD (2000) A Fish and its Herring Aid.Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Quirks and Quarks, 3

†††† February 2000.Quirks and Quarks:

Crawford JD (1999) A pattern of extinction. The New York Times, Science Times, 11 May: F3