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 - Chapel Hill 1996

  • B.A., Swarthmore College 1988

Bagge, Laura E., Stephen T. Kinsey, Justin Gladman, and Sönke Johnsen. “Transparent anemone shrimp (Ancylomenes pedersoni) become opaque after exercise and physiological stress in correlation with increased hemolymph perfusion.The Journal of Experimental Biology 220, no. Pt 22 (November 2017): 4225–33. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.162362. Full Text

Marshall, Justin, and Sonke Johnsen. “Fluorescence as a means of colour signal enhancement.Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 372, no. 1724 (July 2017). https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0335. Full Text

Taylor, Brian K., Sönke Johnsen, and Kenneth J. Lohmann. “Detection of magnetic field properties using distributed sensing: a computational neuroscience approach.Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 12, no. 3 (May 19, 2017): 036013. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aa6ccd. Full Text

Caves, Eleanor M., Tracey T. Sutton, and Sönke Johnsen. “Visual acuity in ray-finned fishes correlates with eye size and habitat.The Journal of Experimental Biology 220, no. Pt 9 (May 2017): 1586–96. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.151183. Full Text Open Access Copy

Thomas, Kate N., Bruce H. Robison, and Sönke Johnsen. “Two eyes for two purposes: in situ evidence for asymmetric vision in the cockeyed squids Histioteuthis heteropsis and Stigmatoteuthis dofleini.Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 372, no. 1717 (April 2017). https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0069. Full Text

Fitak, Robert R., Benjamin R. Wheeler, David A. Ernst, Kenneth J. Lohmann, and Sönke Johnsen. “Candidate genes mediating magnetoreception in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).Biology Letters 13, no. 4 (April 2017). https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2017.0142. Full Text

Cronin, Thomas W., Jeffry I. Fasick, Lorian E. Schweikert, Sönke Johnsen, Lorren J. Kezmoh, and Mark F. Baumgartner. “Coping with copepods: do right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) forage visually in dark waters?Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 372, no. 1717 (April 2017). https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2016.0067. Full Text

Tedore, Cynthia, and Sönke Johnsen. “Using RGB displays to portray color realistic imagery to animal eyes.Current Zoology 63, no. 1 (February 2017): 27–34. https://doi.org/10.1093/cz/zow076. Full Text

Cronin, Thomas W., and Sönke Johnsen. “Extraocular, Non-Visual, and Simple Photoreceptors: An Introduction to the Symposium.Integrative and Comparative Biology 56, no. 5 (November 2016): 758–63. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icw106. 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.

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.

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.

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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