Publications

Sharma, N. and Liwanag, H.E.M.. (2016) The effects of submergence on the thermal function of pinniped fur. Marine Mammal Science. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12372

Gmuca, N.V., Pearson, L.E., Burns, J.M., and Liwanag, H.E.M.. (2015) The fat and the furriest: Morphological changes in harp seal fur with ontogeny. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 88(2): 158-166.

Pearson, L.E., Liwanag, H.E.M., Hammill, M.O., and Burns, J.M. (2014) To each its own: Thermoregulatory strategy varies among neonatal phocids. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 178: 59-67.

Pearson, L.E., Liwanag, H.E.M., Hammill, M.O., and Burns, J.M. (2014) Shifts in thermoregulatory strategy during ontogeny in harp seals (Pagophilus groenlandicus). Journal of Thermal Biology 44: 93-102.

Liwanag, H.E.M., Oraze, J., Costa, D.P., and Williams, T.M. (2014) Thermal benefits of aggregation in a large marine endotherm: Huddling in California sea lions. Journal of Zoology 293: 152-159.

Liwanag, H.E.M., Berta, A., Costa, D.P., Budge, S.M., and Williams, T.M. (2012) Morphological and thermal properties of mammalian insulation: The evolutionary transition to blubber in pinnipeds. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 107: 774-787.

Liwanag, H.E.M., Berta, A., Costa, D.P., Abney, M., and Williams, T.M. (2012) Morphological and thermal properties of mammalian insulation: The evolution of fur for aquatic living. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 106: 926-939.

Davis Rabosky, A.R., Corl, A., Liwanag, H.E.M., Surget-Groba, Y., and Sinervo, B. (2012) Direct fitness correlates and thermal consequences of facultative aggregation in a desert lizard. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40866.

Liwanag, H.E.M. (2010) Energetic costs and thermoregulation in northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) pups: The importance of behavioral strategies for thermal balance in furred marine mammals. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
83(6): 898-910.

Liwanag, H.E.M., Williams, T.M., Costa, D.P., Kanatous, S.B., Davis, R.W., and Boyd, I.L. (2009) The effects of water temperature on the energetic costs of juvenile and adult California sea lions (Zalophus californianus): The importance of skeletal muscle thermogenesis for thermal balance. The Journal of Experimental Biology 212(24): 3977-3984.

Mostman Liwanag, H.E. (2008) Fur versus blubber: A comparative look at marine mammal insulation and its metabolic and behavioral consequences. PhD dissertation, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Williams, T.M., Rutishauser, M., Long, B., Fink, T., Gafney, J., Mostman-Liwanag, H., and Casper, D. (2007) Seasonal variability in otariid energetics: Implications for the effects of predators on localized prey resources. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 80(4): 433-443.