Leese, J.M., McMahon, J., & Colosi, J.C. (2021) “Effects of wastewater treatment plant effluent in a receiving stream on reproductive behavior of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas).” Fishes 6(2) Click to read PDF

Paciorek, T. & Leese, J.M. (2020) “Behavioral and endocrine alterations to partner interactions and offspring care during periods of conflict. Integrative Organismal Biology 2(1): 1-16. Click to read PDF

Marlin, T., Snekser, J.L. & Leese, J.M. (2019) “Juvenile convict cichlids shoaling decisions in relation to shoal size and age.” Ethology 125(7):485-491. Click to read PDF

Sorensen, P.W., Rue, M.C.P., Leese, J.M., Ghosal, R. & Lim, H. (2019) “A blend of F prostaglandins functions as an attractive sex pheromone in silver carp. Fishes 4(2): 1-15. Click to read PDF

Weimann, S.R., Black, A.N., Leese, J.M., Richter, M.L., Itzkowitz, M., & Burger, R.M. (2017) Territorial vocalization in sympatric damselfish: acoustic characteristics and intruder discrimination. Bioacoustics 27(1): 87-102. Click to read PDF

 Bloch, A.N., Estela, V.J., Leese, J.M. & Itzkowitz, M. (2016) Male mate preference and size-assortative mating in convict cichlids: a role for female aggression? Behavioral Processes 130: 81-85. Click to read PDF

Black , A., Imhoff, V.E., Leese, J.M., Weimann, S.R., Gumm, J.M., Richter, M. & Itzkowitz, M. (2014) “Attack intensity by two species of territorial damselfish (Pomacentridae) as estimates of competitive overlap with two species of wrasse (Labridae).” Journal of Ethology 32: 63-68. Click to read PDF

Leese J.M. (2012) “Sex differences in the function of pair bonding in the monogamous convict cichlid.” Animal Behaviour 83(5): 1187-1193. Click to read PDF

Gumm, J.M., Snekser, J.L., Leese, J.M., Little, K.P., Leiser, J.K., Imhoff, V.E., Westrick, B. & Itzkowitz, M. (2011) “Management of interactions between endangered species using habitat restoration.” Biological Conservation 144(9): 2171-2176. Click to read PDF

Leese, J.M., Snekser, J.L. & Itzkowitz, M. (2010) “Interactions of natural and sexual selection: damselfish prioritize brood defense with male-male competition or courtship.” Behaviour 147: 37-52. Click to read PDF

Leese, J.M., Wilson, H., Ganim, A. & Itzkowitz, M. (2010) “Effects of reverse size-assortative mating on spawning success in the monogamous convict cichlid, Amatitlania nigrofasciata.” Ethology Ecology and Evolution 22(1): 95-100. Click to read PDF

Leese, J.M., Snekser, J.L., Ganim, A. & Itzkowitz, M. (2009) “Assessment and decision making in a Caribbean damselfish: nest site quality influences prioritization of courtship and brood defense.” Biology Letters 5(2): 188-190. Click to read PDF

Snekser, J.L., Leese, J.M., Ganim, A. & Itzkowitz, M. (2009) “Caribbean damselfish with varying territory quality: correlated behaviors, but not a syndrome.” Behavioral Ecology 20: 124-130. Click to read PDF

Gagliardi-Seeley J., Leese, J.M., Santangelo, N. & Itzkowitz, M. (2009) “Mate choice in female convict cichlids (Amatitlania nigrofasciata) and the relationship between male size and dominance.” Journal of Ethology 27: 249-254. Click to read PDF

Wisenden, B., Snekser, J.L., Stumbo, T. & Leese, J.M. (2008) “Post-predation parental hope: defence of an empty nest after catastrophic brood loss.” Animal Behaviour 76(6): 2059-2067. Click to read PDF