Sonke Johnsen

Professor of Biology

Office: 
301 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
Phone: 
(919) 660-7321

Education

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1996

  • B.A., Swarthmore College 1988

Bagge, Laura E., Karen J. Osborn, and Sönke Johnsen. “Nanostructures and Monolayers of Spheres Reduce Surface Reflections in Hyperiid Amphipods..” Current Biology : Cb 26, no. 22 (November 2016): 3071–76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.09.033. Full Text

Ruxton, Graeme D., and Sönke Johnsen. “The effect of aggregation on visibility in open water..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences 283, no. 1839 (September 2016). https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.1463. Full Text

Johnsen, Sönke, Yakir L. Gagnon, N Justin Marshall, Thomas W. Cronin, Viktor Gruev, and Samuel Powell. “Polarization vision seldom increases the sighting distance of silvery fish..” Current Biology : Cb 26, no. 16 (August 2016): R752–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.07.030. Full Text

Tedore, Cynthia, and Sönke Johnsen. “Disentangling the visual cues used by a jumping spider to locate its microhabitat..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 219, no. Pt 15 (August 2016): 2396–2401. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.129122. Full Text

Cronin, Thomas W., Yakir Luc Gagnon, Sönke Johnsen, N Justin Marshall, and Nicholas W. Roberts. “Comment on "Open-ocean fish reveal an omnidirectional solution to camouflage in polarized environments"..” Science (New York, N.Y.) 353, no. 6299 (August 2016). https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaf4481. Full Text

Wilkins, Lucas, N Justin Marshall, Sönke Johnsen, and D. Osorio. “Modelling colour constancy in fish: implications for vision and signalling in water..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 219, no. Pt 12 (June 2016): 1884–92. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.139147. Full Text

Johnsen, Sönke. “How to measure color using spectrometers and calibrated photographs..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 219, no. Pt 6 (March 2016): 772–78. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.124008. Full Text

Zylinski, Sarah, D. Osorio, and Sonke Johnsen. “Cuttlefish see shape from shading, fine-tuning coloration in response to pictorial depth cues and directional illumination..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences 283, no. 1826 (March 2016). https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.0062. Full Text

Caves, Eleanor M., Tamara M. Frank, and Sönke Johnsen. “Spectral sensitivity, spatial resolution and temporal resolution and their implications for conspecific signalling in cleaner shrimp..” The Journal of Experimental Biology 219, no. Pt 4 (February 2016): 597–608. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.122275. Full Text Open Access Copy

Brandley, N., M. Johnson, and S. Johnsen. “Aposematic signals in North American black widows are more conspicuous to predators than to prey.” Behavioral Ecology 27, no. 4 (January 1, 2016): 1104–12. https://doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arw014. Full Text

Pages

Johnsen, S., and S. H. D. Haddock. “A glowing benthic animal is hard to find: A photographic and spectroscopic survey of bioluminescence on the deep-sea floor.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 50:E83–E83. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2010.

Bhandiwad, A. A., and S. Johnsen. “Now you see it, now you don't: the effects of salinity and temperature on the transparency of the ghost shrimp, Palaemonetes pugio.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 50:E205–E205. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2010.

Baldwin, J. L., and S. Johnsen. “Pining for Pinups: the importance of color in mate choice of the blue crab Callinectes sapidus.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 49:E9–E9. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2009.

Sweeney, A. M., M. Matz, D. E. Morse, and S. Johnsen. “Patterns of S-crystallin evolution are correlated with optical acuity in cephalopods.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 49:E166–E166. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2009.

Johnsen, S., and W. M. Kier. “You can hide, but you can't run: trade-offs between muscle activation and transparency in glass catfish.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 49:E86–E86. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2009.

Speiser, D., and S. Johnsen. “The optics and evolution of scallop eyes.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 49:E160–E160. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2009.

Speiser, D. I., A. M. Sweeney, and S. Johnsen. “Scallops respond to simulated particles in flow.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 46:E134–E134. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2006.

Johnsen, S. “Visual Ecology on the high seas.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 46:E69–E69. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2006.

Sweeney, A., and S. Johnsen. “Evolution of high-acuity vision in coleoid cephalopods.” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 46:E139–E139. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2006.

Mora, C. V., S. Johnsen, and K. J. Lohmann. “Detection of polarized light by loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta).” In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 45:1047–1047. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2005.

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