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Gordon Hendler: Publications and downloads


Hendler, G. 2013. Recent mass mortality of Strongylocentrotus purpuratus (Echinodermata:
          Echinoidea) at Malibu and a review of purple sea urchin kills elsewhere in California.
          Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 112:19-37. PDF
Hendler, G and S.J. Brugneaux  (2013) New records of brittle stars from French Guiana:
          Ophiactis savignyi and the alien species Ophiothela mirabilis (Echinodermata:
          Ophiuroidea). Marine Biodiversity Records 6 (e113): 1-5. PDF
Hendler, G. and S.J. Brugneaux (2013) New records of brittle stars from French Guiana:
          Ophiactis savignyi and the alien species Ophiothela mirabilis (Echinodermata:
          Ophiuroidea) -- ERRATUM. Marine Biodiversity Records 6 (e122): 1. PDF
Hendler, G., A.E. Migotto, C.R.R. Ventura, and L. Wilk (2012) Epizoic Ophiothela brittle stars have
          invaded the Atlantic. Coral Reefs. DOI 10.1007/s00338-012-0936-6. PDF
Hendler, G. (2011) New light on the nomenclature, taxonomy, and biology of Hemipholis species
          (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Ophiactidae). Zootaxa 3048: 44-52.
Hendler, G. and I.-H Kim (2010) Larval biology of thaumatopsyllid copepods endoparasitic in
          Caribbean ophiuroids. Journal of Crustacean Biology 30: 206-224.
Hendler, G. and M. Dojiri (2009) The contrariwise life of a parasitic, pedomorphic copepod with a
          non-feeding adult: ontogenesis, ecology, and evolution. Invertebrate Biology 128: 65-82.
Dojiri, M., G. Hendler, and I.-H Kim (2008) Larval development of Caribeopsyllus amphiodiae
          (Thaumatopsyllidae, Copepoda), an enterozoic parasite of the brittle star Amphiodia urtica.
          Journal of Crustacean Biology 28: 281-305.
Hendler, G. (2007) Class Ophiuroidea, Pp. 930-941. In: J.T. Carlton (ed.) The Light and Smith
          Manual: Intertidal Invertebrates of Central California and Oregon (Fourth Edition).
          University of California Press, Berkeley.
Hendler, G. (2005) Two new brittle star species of the genus Ophiothrix (Echinodermata:
          Ophiuroidea: Ophiotrichidae) from coral reefs in the southern Caribbean Sea, with notes
          on their biology. Caribbean Journal of Science 41: 583-599.
Hendler, G. (2004) An echinoderm’s eye view of photoreception and vision. Pp. 339-349. In: T.
          Heinzeler and J.H. Nebelsick (eds.) Echinoderms: München. A.A. Balkema, Leiden.
Mallefet, J., G. Hendler, C.M. Herren, C. McDougall and J. Case (2004) A new bioluminescent
          ophiuroid species from the coast of California. Pp. 305-310. In: T. Heinzeler and J.H.
          Nebelsick (eds.) Echinoderms: München. A.A. Balkema, Leiden.
Aizenberg, J. and G. Hendler (2004) Designing efficient microlens arrays: lessons from nature.
          Journal of Materials Chemistry 14: 2066-2072.
Hendler, G. (2003) Canary of the sea, Beauty in the deep, Hancock’s Velero discoveries, Seeing
          stars. Pp. 16, 69, 70 and 74. In: B. Binet and E. Bailey (eds.) 90 Years, 90 Treasures.
          Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Los Angeles, California.
Ho, J.-S., M. Dojiri, G. Hendler, and G.B. Deets (2003) A new species of Copepoda
          (Thaumatopsyllidae) associated with a brittle star from California, USA, and designation of 
          a new Order Thaumatopsylloida. Journal of Crustacean Biology 23: 582-594.
Hendler, G. (2002) Ophiuroidea. Pp. 414-416. In: J.W. Nybakken, W.W. Broenkow, T.L. Vallier
          (eds.) Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Marine Sciences. Grolier Academic Reference,
          Danbury, Connecticut.
Hendler, G. (2002). Marine Fauna from Isla San Felix, Chile. Pp. 249-256. In: R.W. Schmieder (ed.)
          XROX: The 2002 San Felix Island Expedition. Cordell Expeditions, 4295 Walnut Blvd.,
          Walnut Creek, California 94596.
Hendler, G. (2002) Echinoderms. Pp. 282-287. In: N. Eldredge (ed.) Life on earth. An
          encyclopedia of biodiversity, ecology, and evolution. Volume 1 A-G. ABC Clio, Santa
          Barbara, California.
Hendler, G. (2002) Account of Ophionereis diabloensis, a new species of brittle star, and O.
          amphilogus, with information on their brooding reproduction and distribution
          (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Ophionereididae). Proceedings of the Biological Society
          of Washington 115: 57-74.
Hendler, G. (2001) That’s no worm… (Letter) Science 291: 47.
Hendler, G. and C.J. Bundrick (2001) A new, brooding brittle star from California (Echinodermata:
          Ophiuroidea). Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
          No. 486: 1-11.
Hendler, G. and L.U. Tran. (2001) Reproductive biology of a deep-sea brittle star Amphiura
          carchara (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Marine Biology 138: 113-123.
Aizenberg, J., A.Tkachenko, S.Weiner, L. Addadi, and G. Hendler (2001) Calcitic microlenses as
          part of the photoreceptor system in brittlestars. Nature 412: 819-822.
Fujita, T. and G. Hendler (2001) Description of a new species of Astrophiura (Echinodermata:
          Ophiuroidea) from Tosa Bay, Japan, and several of its remarkable anatomical
          characteristics. Pp. 263-281. In: T. Fujita, H, Saito and M. Takeda (eds.) Deep Sea Fauna
          and Pollutants in Tosa Bay, National Science Museum Monographs, No. 20, Tokyo.
Hendler, G. (2000) Forward. Pp. 7-9. In: Schoppe, S. A guide to common shallow water sea
          stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers and feather stars (Echinoderms) of the
          Philippines. Times Media Private Limited, Singapore.
Hendler, G. (2000) Babysitting brittle-stars, kidnapping cuckoos, and other deceptions in the
          nursery. Terra 37: 8-15.
Hendler, G. and D.L. Pawson (2000) The echinoderms of the rhomboidal cays, Belize:
          biodiversity, distribution, and ecology. Atoll Research Bulletin No. 479: 273-299.
Humes, A.G. and G. Hendler (1999) Biology and taxonomy of species of Ophiopsyllus and
          Pseudanthessius (Copepoda) associated with brittle stars (Ophiuroidea) in Belize.
          Bulletin of Marine Science 65: 699-713.
Hendler, G., C.C. Baldwin, D.G. Smith, and C.E. Thacker (1999) Planktonic dispersal of juvenile
          brittle stars (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) on a Caribbean reef. Bulletin of Marine
          Science 65: 283-288.
Hendler, G., M.J. Grygier, E. Maldonado, and J. Denton (1999) Babysitting brittle stars:
          Heterospecific symbiosis between ophiuroids (Echinodermata). Invertebrate Biology
          118: 190-201.
Hendler, G. (1998) Implications of the remarkable ontogenetic changes in some deep-sea brittle
          stars. Pp. 353-358. In: R. Mooi and M. Telford (eds.) Echinoderms: San Francisco.
          Balkema, Rotterdam.
Pearse, V.B., J.S. Pearse, G. Hendler, and M. Byrne (1998) Discovery of an accessible
          population of Ophiocanops, off NE Sulawesi, Indonesia. Pp. 413-418. In: R. Mooi and M.
          Telford (eds.) Echinoderms: San Francisco. Balkema, Rotterdam.
Hendler, G. (1996) Crinoidea. Pp. 85-95. In: J.A. Blake and A. Lissner (eds.) Taxonomic Atlas of
          the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. Santa
          Barbara Museum of Natural History.
Hendler, G. (1996) Ophiuroidea. Pp. 113-176. In: J.A. Blake and A. Lissner (eds.) Taxonomic
          Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara
          Channel. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
Hendler, G. (1996) Echinodermata collected at Rocas Alijos. Pp. 319-338. In: R.W.
          Schmieder (ed.) Rocas Alijos. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands.
Dearborn, J. H., G. Hendler, and K. C. Edwards (1996) The diet of Ophiosparte gigas
          (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) along the Antarctic Peninsula, with comments on its
          taxonomic status. Polar Biology 16: 309-320.
Hendler, G., J.E. Miller, D.L. Pawson, and P.M. Kier (1995) Sea stars, sea urchins, and their
          allies: Echinoderms of Florida and the Caribbean. Smithsonian Institution Press. 390 pp.
Hendler, G. (1995) Underwater expedition to study brittle stars. Terra 32:6.
Hendler, G. (1995) New species of brittle stars from the western Atlantic: Ophionereis vittata,
          Amphioplus sepultus, and Ophiostigma siva, and the designation of a neotype for
          Ophiostigma isocanthum (Say) (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Contributions in
          Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 458: 1-19.
Hendler, G. (1991) Stars of the Florida Keys. Terra 30: 26‑33.
Hendler, G. (1991) Chapter 6 ‑ Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea. Pp. 355‑511. In: A.C. Giese and J.S.
          Pearse (eds.) Reproduction of Marine Invertebrates, Vol. VI. Blackwell Scientific and The
          Boxwood Press, Pacific Grove, California.
Hendler, G. and J. E. Miller (1991) Swimming ophiuroids ‑ real and imagined. Pp. 179‑190. In:
          Yanagisawa, T., I. Yasumasu, C. Oguro, N. Suzuki, and T. Motokawa (eds.) Biology of
          Echinodermata. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Hendler, G. and J.H. Dearborn (1990) Ophiuroidea (Schlangensterne). Pp. 176-181. In: W.
          Wagele and J. Sieg (eds.) Fauna der Antarktis. J.Paul Parey Publishers. [in German].
Cobb, J.L.S. and G. Hendler (1990) Neurophysiological characterization of the photoreceptor
          system in a brittlestar, Ophiocoma wendtii (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Comparative
          Biochemistry and Physiology. 97A: 329‑333.
Byrne, M. and G. Hendler (1988) Arm structures of the ophiomyxid brittlestars (Echinodermata: 
          Ophiuroidea: Ophiomyxidae). Pp. 687‑695. In: Burke, R.D., P.V. Mladenov, P. Lambert,
          and R.L. Parsley (eds.) Echinoderm Biology. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Hendler, G. (1988) Ophiuroid skeleton ontogeny reveals homologies among skeletal plates of
          adults: A study of Amphiura filiformisAmphiura stimpsonii and Ophiophragmus
          filograneus (Echinodermata). Biological Bulletin 174: 20‑29.
Hendler, G. (1988) Western Atlantic Ophiolepis (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea): a description of
          O. pawsoni, n. sp., and a key to the species. Bulletin of Marine Science 42: 265‑272.
Hendler, G. and D. L. Pawson (1988) Echinoderm nomenclature: Not in need of repair.
          Systematic Zoology 36: 395‑396.
Hendler, G. and R.W. Peck (1988) Ophiuroids off the deep end: Fauna of the Belizean fore‑reef
          slope. Pp. 411‑419. In: Burke, R.D., P.V. Mladenov, P. Lambert, and R.L. Parsley (eds.)
          Echinoderm Biology. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Hendler, G. and M. Byrne (1987) Fine structure of the dorsal arm plate of Ophiocoma wendti:
          Evidence for a photoreceptor system (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Zoomorphology
          107: 261‑272.
Hendler, G. and R.L. Turner (1987) Two new species of Ophiolepis (Echinodermata:
          Ophiuroidea) from the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico: with notes on ecology,
          reproduction and morphology. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of
          Los Angeles County 395: 1‑14.
Hendler, G. and B.S. Littman (1986) The ploys of sex: relationships among the mode of
          reproduction, body size and habitats of coral reef brittlestars. Coral Reefs 5: 31‑42.
Hendler, G. and P. Tyler (1985) The reproductive cycle of Ophioderma brevispinum
          (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). P.S.Z.N.I. Marine Ecology 7:115‑122.
Hendler, G. (1984) Brittlestar color‑change and phototaxis (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea:
          Ophiocomidae). P.S.Z.N.I. Marine Ecology 5:379‑401.
Hendler, G. and J.E. Miller (1984) Ophioderma devaneyi and Ophioderma ensiferum, new
           brittlestar species from the Western Atlantic (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Proceedings
          of the Biological Society of Washington 97: 442‑461.
Hendler, G. and J. E. Miller (1984) Feeding behavior of Asteroporpa annulata, a gorgonocephalid
          brittlestar with unbranched arms. Bulletin of Marine Science 34: 449‑460.
Hendler, G. (1984) The association of Ophiothrix lineata and Callyspongia vaginalis: A
          brittlestar‑sponge cleaning symbiosis? P.S.Z.N.I. Marine Ecology 5: 9‑27.
Hendler, G. (1982) An echinoderm vitellaria with a bilateral larval skeleton: Evidence for the
          evolution of ophiuroid vitellariae from ophioplutei. Biological Bulletin 163: 431‑437.
Hendler, G. (1982) Slow flicks show star tricks: Elapsed‑time analysis of basketstar
          (Astrophyton muricatum) feeding behavior. Bulletin of Marine Science 32: 909‑918.
Hendler, G. (1982) The feeding biology of Ophioderma brevispinum (Echinodermata:
          Ophiuroidea). Pp. 21‑27. In: J.M. Lawrence (ed.) Proceedings of the International
          Echinoderms Conference ‑ Tampa  Bay. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.
Hendler, G. and D.R. Franz (1982) The biology of a brooding seastar, Leptasterias tenera, in
          Block Island Sound. Biological Bulletin 162: 273‑289.
Hendler, G. and D.L. Meyer (1982) Ophiuroids flagrante delicto and notes on the spawning
          behavior of other echinoderms in their natural habitat. Bulletin of Marine Science 32:
          600‑607.
Hendler, G. and D. L. Meyer (1982) An association of a polychaete, Branchiosyllis exilis with an
          ophiuroid, Ophiocoma echinata, in Panama. Bulletin of Marine Science 32: 736‑744.
Dearborn, J.H., L.E. Watling, K.C. Edwards, D.B. Fratt and G. Hendler (1982) Echinoderm biology
          and general benthic collecting along the Antarctic Peninsula. Antarctic Journal of the
          United States 17: 162‑164.
Hendler, G. (1979) Sex‑reversal and viviparity in Ophiolepis kieri n.sp. with notes on viviparous
          brittlestars from the Caribbean (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Proceedings of the
          Biological Society of Washington 9: 783‑795.
Hendler, G. (1979) Reproductive periodicity of ophiuroids (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) on the
          Atlantic and Pacific Coasts of Panama. Pp. 145‑156. In: S. Stancyk (ed.) Reproductive
          Ecology of Marine Invertebrates. Belle W. Baruch Library in Marine Science No. 9.
          University of South Carolina, Columbia.
Hendler, G. (1978) Development of Amphioplus abditus (Verrill) (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). II.
          Description and discussion of ophiuroid skeletal ontogeny and homologies. Biological
          Bulletin 154: 79‑95.
Hendler, G. (1977) The differential effects of seasonal stress and predation on the stability of
          reef‑flat echinoid populations. Proceedings of the Third International Coral Reef
          Symposium I: 217‑223.
Worley, E.K., D.R. Franz and G. Hendler (1977) Seasonal patterns of gametogenesis in a North
          Atlantic brooding asteroid, Leptasterias tenera. Biological Bulletin 153: 237‑253.
Hendler, G. (1977) Development of Amphioplus abditus (Verrill) (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). I.
          Larval biology. Biological Bulletin 152: 51‑63.
Hendler, G. (1975) Adaptational significance of the patterns of ophiuroid development. American
          Zoologist 15: 691‑715.
Hendler, G. (1973) Northwest Atlantic amphiurid brittlestars, Amphioplus abditus (Verrill),
          Amphioplus macilentus (Verrill), and Amphioplus sepultus n. sp. (Ophiuroidea:
          Echinodermata): Contributions on their systematics, zoogeography, annual periodicity, and
          larval adaptations. Ph. D. Thesis. University of Connecticut. 254 pp.
Humes, A.G. and G. Hendler (1972) New cyclopoid copepods associated with the ophiuroid
          genus Amphioplus on the eastern coast of the United States. Transactions of the
          American Microscopical Society 91: 539‑555.
Hendler, G. and D. R. Franz (1971) Population dynamics and life history of Crepidula convexa
          Say (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia) in Delaware Bay. Biological Bulletin 141: 514‑526.
Franz, D.R. and G. Hendler (1970) Substrate diversity and taxonomy of Crepidula convexa (Say)
          (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia). Occasional Papers of the University of Connecticut
          (Biology) 1: 289‑291.
Loveland, R.E., G. Hendler, and G. Newkirk (1969) New records of nudibranchs from New
          Jersey. Veliger 11: 418‑420.