Selected Publications

Gerlach G., J. Atema, M.J. Kingsford, K.P. Black, and V. Miller-Sims (2007) Smelling home can prevent dispersal of reef fish larvae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 104: 858-863.


Gardiner J. M. and J. Atema (2007) Sharks need the lateral line to locate odor sources: rheotaxis and eddy chemotaxis. Journal of Experimental Biology 210: 1925-1934.


Atema, J. and M.A. Steinbach (2007) Chemical communication and social behavior of the lobster, Homarus americanus, and other decapod Crustacea. Pp. 115-144. In: Duffy, J.E. and Thiel, M. (eds) Evolutionary Ecology of social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms. Oxford University Press, New York NY, USA.


Johnson, M. and J. Atema (2005) The olfactory pathway for individual recognition in the American lobster, Homarus americanus. Journal of Experimental Biology 208: 2865-2872.


Atema, J., M.K. Kingsford, and G. Gerlach (2002) Larval reef fish could use odour for detection, retention and orientation to reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series 204: 151-160.


Grasso, F.W. and J. Atema (2002) Integration of flow and chemical sensing for guidance of autonomous marine robots in turbulent flows. Environmental Fluid Mechanics 2: 95-114.


Atema, J. (1996) Eddy chemotaxis and odor landscapes: exploration of nature with animal sensors. Biological Bulletin 191:129-138.


Atema, J. (1995) Chemical signals in the marine environment: dispersal, detection, and temporal signal analysis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (USA) 92:62-66.