Douglas J. Long

  • Chief Curator of Natural Sciences
  • Oakland Museum of California
  • PhD

Education

1996-1997 Taxonomy, ecology, and biogeography of deepwater fishes from the Galapagos Islands. Department of Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences (w/ Dr. John McCosker)
1995-1996 Post-Doctoral Position; Catalog of Fishes: Department of Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco (w/ Dr. Bill Eschmeyer).
PhD. Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 1994
Dissertation: Historical Biogeography of Sharks from the Eastern North Pacific.
M.A.
(with honors)
Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, 1990
Thesis: Systematics and Paleoecology of Sharks from the La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctica.
B.S.
(with honors)
Biological Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, 1988).
 

Previous Research Positions

2000-2003 Chairman, Department of Ornithology & Mammalogy, California Academy of Sciences.
2004-2005 Senior Collections Manager Department of Ornithology & Mammalogy, California Academy of Sciences.
1998-2004 Collections Manager Department of Ornithology & Mammalogy, California Academy of Sciences
1993-1996 Scientific Research Associate, The Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito, California.
1991 Icthyological Consultant and Field Investigator, Wetlands Research Associates, San Rafael, California.
1988-1994 Curatorial Assistant, University of California Museum of Paleontology.
1986-1988 Field Archaeologist; Archaeological Resource Unit, University of California, Riverside.
 

Teaching Experience

St. Mary's College, Dept of Biology & Earth & Environmental Sciences: Visiting Professor (1994-1997); Adjunct Associate Professor (2001-2007); Associate Professor (2007-2009):
Introductory Biology for Majors; Introductory Biology Lab for Majors
Biological Diversity; Biological Diversity Lab
Functional Biology
Biology for Non-Majors; Biology lab for Non-Majors.
Concepts in Evolution
Functional Vertebrate Anatomy; Functional Vertebrate Anatomy Lab
Marine Biology & Ecology
Animal  Behavior
Theory of Evolution
Ecology of Animal Migration
History & Natural History of New Zealand
The Land & Life of Peru
An African Safari: Wildlife Biology & Conservation in South Africa
Historical Geology; Historical Geology Lab
University of California, Berkeley, Integrative Biology: Lecturer (1997-98, 2006-09):
Marine Mammalogy
Sonoma State University, Dept. of Biology, Lecturer:  (1997, 2006):
Vertebrate Biology lecture & lab
Ichthyology Lecture & Lab
San Francisco State University, Dept. of Geosciences, Lecturer:  (2003)
Historical Geology
Saint Mary's College, Dept. of Biology, Visiting Professor: (1994-1997)
University of California Berkeley, Graduate Student Instructor: (1989-1993)
Introductory Biology
Marine Mammalogy
Introduction to Oceanography
Vertebrate Natural History
Vertebrate Field Biology Lab
Ichthyology; Ichthyology Lab and Field
Vertebrate Skeletal Morphology
Vertebrate Paleontology

Research Publications

Shimada, K., B.J. Welton, and D.J. Long.  (2014). A New fossil megamouth shark (Lamniformes: Megachasmidae) from the Oligocene-Miocene of the western United States. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(2):281-290.

 

McCosker, J.E., D.J. Long and C.C. Baldwin. 2012. Description of a new species of deepwater catshark, Bythaelurus giddingsi sp. nov., from the Galápagos Islands (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes:Scyliorhinidae). Zootaxa 3221:48–59.

 

Long, D.J., J.E. McCosker, S. Blum, & A. Klapfer. 2011. Tropical Eastern Pacific Records of the Prickly Shark, Echinorhinus cookei (Chondrichthyes: Echinorhinidae). Pacific Science 65(4):433-440.


Chandler, R.M.,  P. Pyle, M. Flannery, D.J. Long, S.N.G. Howell. 2010.  Flight feather molt of Turkey Vultures (Cathartes aura). The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122(2):354-360

 

James, K.C., D.A. Ebert, D.J. Long, and D.A. Didier.  2009.  A new species of Chimera Hydrolagus melanophasma sp. nov. (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeriformes: Chimeridae) from the eastern North Pacific. Zootaxa 2218:59-68

 

Pyle, P., D.J. Long, & R.N. Lea and J. Roletto  2008.  Appendix IIIE: Species List, pp. 409-425 in Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Final Management Plan. Vol. II. Joint Management Plan Review (JMPR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Sanctuary Program, 451 pp.

 

Pyle, P., D.J. Long, & R.N. Lea.  2008.  Appendix IIIE: Species List, pp. 227-240 in Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Final Management Plan, vol. I. Joint Management Plan Review (JMPR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Sanctuary Program.

 

Quaranta, K.I., D.A. Didier, D. J. Long, & D.A. Ebert. 2006. A new species of Chimaeroid, Hydrolagus alphus sp. nov. (Chimaeriformes, Chimaeridae) from the Galápagos Islands.  Zootaxa 1377:33-45.

 

Barnett, L.A.K., D.A. Didier, D. J. Long & D. A. Ebert.  2006. Hydrolagus mccoskeri sp. nov., a new species of chimaeroid fish from the Galápagos Islands (Holocephali: Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae).  Zootaxa 1328: 27-38.

 

Pyle, P. & D.J. Long. 2006.  Appendix III - Species List, Vertebrates. Pp. 399-414 in Ecosystem Protection Implementation Plan, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Draft Management Plan. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Report, pp. 299-428.

 

Pyle, P., D.J. Long, & R.N. Lea.  2006.  Appendix III - Species List, Vertebrates. Pp. 231-241 in Program Area Overview Matrices, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Draft Management Plan.  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Report, p. 157-242.

 

Pyle, P., D.J. Long, J. Schonewald, R.E. Jones and J. Roletto. 2001. Historical and Recent Colonization of the South Farallon Islands, California, by Northern Fur Seals (Callorhinus ursinus). Marine Mammal Science 17(2):397-402.

 

Pyle, P. & D.J. Long.  2001.  Species Lists for the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, Appendix to the State of the Sanctuary Report: 2001. Vertebrates. Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Annual Report 2001, Appendix Pp. 1-6.

 

Long, D.J., & J.D. Stilwell. 2000. Fish remains from the Eocene of Mt. Discovery, Antarctica. Pp. 349-353 in J.D. Stilwell & R.M. Feldmann (eds.) Paleobiology and Paleoenvironments of Eocene Rocks, Mc Murdo Sound, East Antarctica. Antarctic Research Series, American Geophysical Union. 76.

 

Long, D.J., & J.E. McCosker. 1999. A new species of deepwater skate, Rajella eisenhardti, (Chondrichthyes: Rajidae) from the Galápagos Islands. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 112(1): 45-51.

 

Bradbury, M.G., J.E. McCosker & D.J. Long. 1999. Batfishes of the Galápagos Islands with descriptions of two new species of Dibranchus (Teleostei; Ogcocephalidae). Revue Française d'Aquariologie 25 (3-4): 79-88.

Long, D. J. 1999. Common Intertidal Fishes. Pp. 65-77 in D.R. Conradson and V.B. Welch (eds.) The Natural History of the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Life Refuge, Moss Beach, California.


Long, D.J. & J.E. McCosker. 1998. A new species of the morid genus Gadella (Teleostei: Gadiformes) from the Galápagos Islands. Ichthyological Research 45(1): 1-5.

 

Eschmeyer, W.N., C.J. Ferraris, Jr., M. D. Hoang, & D.J. Long. 1998. Part I. Species of Fishes. Pp. 25-1820 In W.N. Eschmeyer (ed.) Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

 

Eschmeyer, W.N., M. D. Hoang, C.J. Ferraris, Jr., & D.J. Long. 1998. Part V. Literature Cited. Pp. 2501-2846 In W.N. Eschmeyer (ed.) Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.


Long, D.J. 1997. First account of the Birdbeak Dogfish shark, Deania calcea, (Chondrichthyes; Squalidae) from the northern coast of Peru. Revista de Biologia Tropical 45(2): 937.

 

Long, D.J. & J.A. Seigel. 1997. A crocodile shark, Pseudocarcharias kamoharai (Selachii: Lamniformes) from pelagic waters off Baja California, Mexico. Oceanides 12(1): 61-63.

 

McCosker, J.E. & D.J. Long. 1997. A new species of the deepwater cardinalfish Epigonus (Perciformes: Epigonidae) from the Galápagos Islands. Ichthyological Research 44(2): 125-129.

 

McCosker. J.E., G. Merlen, D.J. Long, R.G. Gilmore & C. Villon. 1997. Deepslope fishes collected during the 1995 eruption of Isla Fernandina, Galápagos. Noticias de Galápagos 58: 22-26.

 

Long, D.J. & L. Gilbert. 1997. California sea lion predation on chicks of the Common Murre. Journal of Field Ornithology 68(1): 152-154.

 

Hanni, K., D.J. Long, R.E. Jones, P. Pyle & L. Morgan. 1997. Sightings and strandings of Guadelupe Fur Seals in central California, 1988-1995. Journal of Mammalogy 78(2): 684-690.


Long, D.J.  1996.  A Pacific fat sleeper, Dormitator latifrons (Perciformes: Eleotrididae), from Lake Merritt, San Francisco Bay, California. California Fish and Game 82(4): 192-194.

 

Long, D.J. 1996. First confirmed record of teleost predation on a shark egg case. California Fish and Game 82(1): 103-104

 

Long, D.J. & B.M. Waggoner 1996. Evolutionary relationships of the white shark: a phylogeny of Lamniform sharks based on dental morphology. Pp. 37-47 in A.P. Klimley & D. Ainley (eds.) Great White Sharks: The Biology of Carcharodon carcharias. Academic Press, San Diego.

 

Long, D.J., P. Pyle, K. Hanni, R.E. Jones, J. Roletto, and R. Bandar. 1996. White Shark Predation on Four Pinniped Species in Central California Waters: Geographic and Temporal Patterns Inferred from Wounded Carcasses.  Pp. 263-274 in A.P. Klimley & D. Ainley (eds.) Great White Sharks: The Biology of Carcharodon carcharias. Academic Press, San Diego.

 

Long, D.J. & R.E. Jones. 1996. White Shark Predation and Scavenging on Cetaceans in the North Eastern Pacific Ocean. Pp. 293-307 in A.P. Klimley & D. Ainley (eds.) Great White Sharks: Great White Sharks: The Biology of Carcharodon carcharias. Academic Press, San Diego.

 

Long, D.J. 1996.  Records of white shark-bitten leatherback sea turtles along the central California coast. Pp. 317-319 in A.P. Klimley & D. Ainley (eds.) Great White Sharks: The Biology of Carcharodon carcharias. Academic Press, San Diego.

Long, D.J. & M. Langer. 1995. Nassariid gastropods as destructive agents in preservation and fossilization of marine fishes. Experientia 51: 85-89.

 

Seigel, J., D.J. Long, J.M. Rounds, & J.J. Hernandez. 1995. The tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvieri, in coastal southern California waters. California Fish and Game 81(4): 163-166.

 

Long, D.J. & C. Spencer. 1995. Cowsharks (Chondrichthyes, Hexanchidae) as Predators on the Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina richardsi) in San Francisco Bay, California. Chondros 6(2):9.

 

Long, D.J.  1994.  Historical Biogeography of Sharks from the Eastern North Pacific Ocean. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 371 pp.

 

Long, D.J. 1994. First records of the combtooth dogfish shark, Centroscyllium nigrum, (Chondrichthyes: Squalidae) from the Pacific subantarctic of Chile. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 40(4): 478-481.

 

Long, D.J. 1994. Quaternary colonization or Paleogene persistence?: historical biogeography of skates (Condrichthyes: Rajidae) in the Antarctic Ichthyofauna. Paleobiology 20(2): 215-228.

 

Long, D.J. 1994. The Pacific burrfish, Chilomycterus affinis Gunther (Tetraodontiformes: Diodontidae) in the Northern Gulf of California. Revista de Biologia Tropical 42(1/2): 390-391.

 

Langer, M. & D.J. Long. 1994. Association of benthic foraminifera with a gammarid amphipod on tidal flats of San Francisco Bay, California. Journal of Coastal Research 10 (4): 877-883.

 

Ainley, D.G., R.E. Jones, G.W. Page, D.J. Long, L.T. Jones, L.E. Stenzel, R.L. LeValley, & L.B. Spear. 1994. Beached Marine Birds and Mammals of the North American West Coast: A Revised Guide to their Census and Identification, with Supplemental Keys to Beached Turtles and Sharks. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Report 1443-CX-8140-93-003, 236pp.


Long, D.J. 1993. Late Miocene and early Pliocene fish assemblages from the north-central coast of Chile. Tertiary Research 14(3): 117-126.

 

Long, D.J.  1993. Preliminary list of the marine fishes and other vertebrate remains from the late Pleistocene Palos Verdes Sand Formation at Costa Mesa, Orange County, California. PaleoBios 15(1): 9-13.

 

Dundas, R.G. & D.J. Long (eds.). 1993. New Additions to the Pleistocene Vertebrate Record of California. PaleoBios 15(1-4): 1-80.

 

Long, D.J., M.A. Murphy, & P.U. Rodda. 1993. A New World occurrence of Notidanodon lanceolatus (Chondrichthyes: Hexanchidae) and comments on hexanchid shark evolution. Journal of Paleontology 67: 655-659.

 

Long, D.J. & B.M. Waggoner. 1993. The ectoparasitic barnacle Anelasma (Thoracica: Lepadomorpha) on the shark Centroscyllium nigrum (Chondrichthyes: Squalidae) from the Pacific sub-Antarctic. Journal of Systematic Parasitology 26: 133-136.

 

Long, D.J. 1992. Confirmation of the northern record of the snubnose sculpin, Orthonopias triacis. California Fish and Game 78(4): 160-162.

 

Long, D.J. 1992. Paleoecology of Eocene Antarctic sharks. Pp. 131-139 in J.P. Kennett & D.A. Warnke (eds) The Antarctic Paleoenvironment: A Perspective on Global Change. Antarctic Research Series, American Geophysical Union. 56.

 

Long, D.J. 1992. Sharks from the La Meseta Formation (Eocene), Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 12(1): 11-32.

 

Long, D.J. 1992. An Eocene wrasse (Perciformes: Labridae) from Seymour Island. Antarctic Science: 4(2):235-237.

 

Long, D.J. 1991. Apparent Predation by a White shark Carcharodon carcharias on a Pygmy Sperm Whale Kogia breviceps. Fishery Bulletin 89: 538-540.

 

Long, D.J. 1991. Fossil cutlassfish (Perciformes: Trichiuridae) teeth from the La Meseta Formation (Eocene) Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. PaleoBios 13: 3-6.


Long, D.J.  1990. Systematics and Paleoecology of Sharks from the La Meseta Formation, Seymour Island, Antarctica.  M.A. Thesis, Department of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, 97 pp.

 

 

Popular Science Publications

Long, D.J.  2009.  Evolution of Flight.  Pp. 14-15 In R. Rubenstein, and S. Stone (eds.) Evolution at the California Academy of Sciences. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California.  

 

D.J. Long & L.A. Walford.  2009. ChondrichthyanEncyclopedia Brittanica (On-Line Edition).

 

Long, D.J.  2009. White Shark. Encyclopedia Brittanica (On-Line Edition).

 

Long, D.J.  2009. Hammerhead Sharks. Encyclopedia Brittanica (On-Line Edition).

 

Long, D.J.  2003.  Sharks, Rays, and Chimaeras.  Pp. 140-143 in The New Book of Knowledge; Grolier Encyclopedia Publishing Co., Danbury, Connecticut.

 

Liittschwager, D., R. Bandar, D.J. Long, K. K. Howell & K. Wong. 2002. Skulls. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. 112 pp.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Species account: Malayan Flying Lemur (Cynocephalus variegatus). Pp. 114 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Species accounts: Rock Hyrax (Procavia capensis) & Southern Tree Hyrax (Dendrohyrax arboreus). Pp. 222 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Species account: West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus). Pp. 223 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Species account: Elegant Crested Tinamou (Eudromia elegans). Pp. 265 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Species accounts: Common Loon (Gavia immer) & Red Throated Loon (Gavia stellata). Pp. 268 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Species account: Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus). Pp. 326 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Species accounts: Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) & Violaceous Trogon (Trogon violaceus). Pp. 326 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Introduction to Fishes. Pp. 460-463 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Jawless Fishes. Pp. 464 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Cartilaginous Fishes. Pp. 465 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Sharks. Pp. 466 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Skates and Rays. Pp. 475 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Species accounts: Undulate Skate (Raja undulata), Thornback Skate (Raja clavata), & Common Skate (Raja batis). Pp. 475 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J. 2001. Species accounts: Shovelnose Guitarfish (Rhinobatos productus), Marbled Electric Ray (Torpedo marmorata) & Smalltooth Sawfish (Pristis pectinata). Pp. 476 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

Long, D.J. 2001.  Species accounts: Manta Ray (Manta birostris) & Eagle Ray (Aetobatis narinari). Pp. 477 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J. 2001.  Species accounts: Round Stingray (Urolophus halleri), Blue-Spotted Stingray (Taeniura lymna), & Freshwater Stingray (Potamotrygon motoro). Pp. 477 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Species account: Spotted ratfish (Hydrolagus colliei). Pp. 477 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

Long, D.J.  2001. Bony Fishes. Pp. 478-479 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Fleshy-Finned Fishes. Pp. 480 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Primitive Ray-Finned Fishes. Pp. 481 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Bony-Tongue Fishes. Pp. 482 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Tarpons and Eels. Pp. 483 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

Long, D.J.  2001. Herrings and Relatives. Pp. 486 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Catfishes and relatives. Pp. 488 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Salmon and Relatives. Pp. 493 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Dragonfishes and Relatives. Pp. 500 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Lanternfishes & Relatives. Pp. 501 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Cod and Anglerfishes. Pp. 502 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

 

Long, D.J.  2001. Spiny-Rayed Fishes. Pp. 505 in D. Burnie & D.E. Wilson (eds.) Animal, The Definitive Guide to the World's Wildlife; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc., New York.

Long, D.J.  2000.  Shy Sharks Show Their Spots.  Tidelines, United States Fish & Wildlife Service Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, 20(4):1-2.

 

Long, D.J.  1998.  Sculpins: Iron Fish of the Tidepools.  Between the Tides, Friends of the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, 12(4):4-5.

 

 

Abstract Titles From Professional Meetings

Wiseman, K.D., H. W. Greene, D. J. Long, and M. S. Koo. 2014. Feeding Ecology of the California Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula californiae). Wildlife Society, Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada.

 

Shimada, K., B. J. Welton, and D. J. Long. 2013. A new fossil megamouth shark (Lamniformes: Megachasmidae) from the Oligocene-Miocene of the western United States. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 73rd Annual meeting, Los Angeles, California.

 

Wiseman, K.D., H. W. Greene, D. J. Long, and M. S. Koo.  2009.  Feeding Ecology of the California Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula californiae). American Society of Ichthyologists & Herpetologists 89th Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon.

 

James, K., D. A. Ebert, D. J. Long & D.A. Didier.  2009. A New Species of Chimaeroid, Hydrolagus sp. nov. (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae) from the eastern North Pacific.  American Society of Ichthyologists & Herpetologists 89th Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon.

 

Weisman, K., H. Greene, D. J. Long, M. Koo.  2008.  Feeding Ecology of the California Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getulus californiae).  Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Herpetology Group Meeting, University of California, Berkeley.

 

Long, D. J.   2005.  California Sharks: Past & Present.  Revisiting the Uniqueness that is California: University of California Museum of Paleontology Short Course. U.C.Berkeley, April 30 2005.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NJrFxKJaX0

 

Tonn, E.M., D.J. Long & D. Dechant.  2004.  A comparison of inter-canine widths among various animals and humans.  American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Annual Meeting Dallas, Texas, 19 February 2004. Poster F17.

 

Long, D.J.  1997.  Marine Vertebrates from the Pleistocene of Western North America.  Our Pleistocene Heritage: University of California Museum of Paleontology Short Course.

 

Hanni, K.D., and D.J. Long.  1995.  Food habits of California Sea Lions (Zalophus californianus) at a newly established haulout in San Francisco Bay. Eleventh Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Orlando, Florida, December.

 

Long, D.J.  1993.  Cetaceans as a Food Resource for the White Shark (Carcharodon  carcharias) in California Waters. White Shark Biology Symposium, Bodega Bay, California, March 4-7 1993.

 

Long, D.J., K.D. Hanni, and P. Pyle.  1993.  Dynamics of white shark predation (Carcharodon  carcharias) on Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in California.  Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, Texas, November 11-15 1993, p. 71.

 

Long, D.J., K.D. Hanni, P. Pyle, R.E. Jones, J. Roletto, and R. Bandar.  1993.  White shark (Carcharodon carcharias) feeding activity on marine mammals along the central coast of California from 1970-1992. Second Biennial Workshop on Research Within the Gulf of the Farallones. San Francisco, California.

 

Long, D.J., K. Hanni., P. Pyle, J. Roletto, R.E. Jones, and R. Bandar 1993.  White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) predation on pinnipeds along the central California coast, 1970-1992. White Shark Biology Symposium, Bodega Bay, California.

 

Long, D.J., R.E. Jones, and I. Szczepaniak.1993.  Diet and feeding ecology of the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) from central California. Second Biennial Workshop on Research Within the Gulf of the Farallones, San Francisco, California.

 

Hanni, K.D., D.J. Long, L.E. Morgan.  1993.  Recent strandings of Guadalupe fur seals (Arctocephalus  townsendi) from central California. Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, Texas.

 

Hanni. K.D., D.J. Long, and L. Morgan.  1993.  Extralimital records and ecology of the Guadalupe fur seal, Arctocephalus townsendi, off central California. Second Biennial Workshop on Research Within the Gulf of the Farallones. San Francisco, California.

 

Long, D.J.  1991.  A Review of Shark Predation on Cetaceans. Ninth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Shedd Aquaruim and the Brookfield Zoo, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Long, D.J.  1991.  Nassariid Gastropods as Destructive Agents in Marine Fish Taphonomy. American Malacological Union, University of California, Berkeley, California.

 

Long, D.J.  1991.  Origin, Evolution, and Extinction of the Cenozoic Antarctic Shark Fauna. International Conference on the role of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica in Global Change: an Ocean Drilling perspective. National Science Foundation Division of Polar Programs. University of California, Santa Barbara, California.

 

Long, D.J.  1990.  Preliminary Investigations into the Eocene Shark Fauna of Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. California Paleontology Conference, University of California, Berkeley, California.

 

Long D.J.  1988.  A New Pleistocene Vertebrate Locality from Corona, Riverside County, California.  California Paleontology Conference, Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo, California.

 

 

Popular Lectures & Presentations

Invited Speaker:  “Exploring the Hidden World of the Elephant Seal”. Docent Advanced Training Course, Oakland Museum of California, (03 January 2011). 

 

Invited Speaker: “California’s Elephants: Mammoths, Mastodons, and their strange Evolutionary Journey.”  Celebrating Elephants! Event, Oakland Zoo (13 May 2010).

 

Invited Speaker: Turkey Vultures” (w/ Lisa Margonelli) PopUp Magazine, Issue #3.  Herbst Theater, San Francisco (16 April 2010).

 

Invited Speaker:California Hotspot: Preserving our Biological Heritage”. Berkeley Commons Club, Berkeley, Ca. (19 March 2010).

 

Invited Speaker: “Identification and Ecology of California Snakes”. Docent Advanced Training Course, Oakland Museum of California, (01 February 2010).

 

Invited Speaker: The California Grizzly: Evolution and Extinction of an Icon”, Berkeley Commons Club, Berkeley, Ca. (07 May 2009).

 

Invited Speaker: “Ice Age Bay Area”.  Ask a Scientist San Francisco Public Science Forum, San Francisco, Ca. (04 February 2009).

 

Invited Speaker:The California Grizzly: Evolution and Extinction of an Icon”.  Docent Council Annual Lecture, Oakland Museum of California. (01 December 2008).

 

Invited Speaker:So You Think You Know the Turkey Vulture: a T.V. I.Q. Test”.  Natural Science Guild Lecture, Oakland Museum of California, (16 October 2008).

 

Invited Speaker: "Sharks of the San Francisco Bay", Lake Merritt Breakfast Club, Oakland, Ca. (August 7 2008).

 

Invited Speaker: “California Mustelids: from Weasels to Wolverines”, Docent Advanced Training Course, Oakland Museum of California. (June 2 2008).

 

Invited Speaker: "Killer Animals: Fears, Facts, Statistics and Reality",  Ask a Scientist San Francisco Public Science Forum. (April 26 2004).

 

Invited Speaker: "Saving Prehistory: Bird Conservation in New Zealand”, California Academy of Sciences Member's Lecture Series, San Francisco, Ca. (August 13 2003).

 

Invited Speaker: “Getting to Know the Turkey Vulture” Golden Gate Audubon Society, San Francisco, Ca. (May 9 2003).

 

Invited Speaker: The Tentacles Sessions #23 – Expedition ScienceLaughing Squid Alternative Cultures Presentation, San Francisco, Ca. (17 June 2001).

 

Invited Speaker: "Mammoths, Mastodons, and the Evolution of Elephants" Oakland Zoo Elephant Trust & PeopleSoft Center for Science and Environmental Education. (18 May 2000).

 

Invited Speaker: "Sharks of the San Francisco Bay" California Academy of Sciences Earth Day Celebration. (April 15, 1999).

 

Invited Speaker: “Evolution of California’s Sharks”.  Santa Cruz Natural History Museum lecture series.  (10 Sep. 1994).

Contact

Douglas J. Long
Chief Curator of Natural Sciences
Oakland Museum of California

dlong@museumca.org