Senior Projects

[Links to individual Senior project reports are available below the table.]


What actions are being taken with Male Felines who have Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease to prevent reoccurring symptoms? Mary Herrera, Alaska Pacific University. Bachelor of Science Environmental Science
Case study: E. dofleini ambient light response to conditioned stimuli for mixed and red wavelengths. Freya Hately, Alaska Pacific University. Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology 2017

Enriching Early Education Classrooms with Ocean Science Using Aquaria. Rachel Lednum, Alaska Pacific University. Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology 2017
Does octopus body pattern resemble the substrate in front of them?
- Brittiny Elman, Alaska Pacific University.  Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology 2015
Quantifying Tactile Crypsis Using Intertidal Crabs  - Geoffrey Walker, Alaska Pacific University.  Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology 2014
Body Patterning of a New Morphotype of Giant Pacific Octopus

- Nathan Hollenbeck, Alaska Pacific University.  Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology 2014


Intertidal crab movements in relation to prey selectivity of the giant Pacific octopus
(Enteroctopus dofleini)
 
 
- Amy Mills, Alaska Pacific University. Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology, 2012
Alexis Gillett, Marine Biology B.Sc. Alaska Pacific University. c D Scheel

Microhabitat affiliation of crab species in the intertidal, in Prince William Sound,
Alaska during low tide


- Alexis Gillett
, Alaska Pacific University. Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology, 2012

Parasitized versus non-parasitized Lophopanopeus bellus and effects as prey of
Enteroctopus dofleini

- Diana Stanley
, Alaska Pacific University. Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology, 2012
J Smith, Marine Biology B.Sc. Alaska Pacific University. c D Scheel

Den and diet differences of the giant Pacific octopus throughout eastern Pacific range

-Jian Smith, Alaska Pacific University, Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology, 2011
B Robinson, Marine Biology B.Sc. Alaska Pacific University. c D Scheel

Prey specialization of Enteroctopus dolfeini

-Brandy Robinson, Alaska Pacific University. Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology, 2011

E Gosko, B.A. Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific.University
Enriching the lives of captive octopuses.

- Elliot Gosko, Alaska Pacific University.
Bachelor of Arts, Marine Biology, 2011

Fall tracking of giant Pacific octopus (Enterctopus dofleini).

- Alex Kjellgren, Alaska Pacific University.  Bachelor of Arts, Marine Biology, 2010
R Lee, B.Sc. Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University.  c D Scheel

Optimum soak time of shrimp pots in Prince William Sound, Alaska.

- Rachel Lee, Marine Biology, Bachelor of Science, Alaska Pacific University, 2010
D Frohbeiter, B.Sc. Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University.  c D Scheel

Habitat selection and movement of the giant Pacific octopus, Enteroctopus dofleini, in Prince William Sound, Alaska

- Derek Frohbieter, Marine Biology, Bachelor of Science, Alaska Pacific University, 2010

Tracking and movement of Enteroctopus dofleini in south-central, Alaska

- Jamie Grund, Marine Biology, Bachelor of Science, Alaska Pacific University, 2010

Undergraduate Research, Alaska Octopus Project
Alaska Pacific University

[Click links to view student research reports.]
Lednum, R. 2017.  Enriching early education classrooms with ocean science using aquaria. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Hately, F. 2017.  Case study: Enteroctopus dofleini ambient light response to conditioned stimuli for mixed and red wavelengths. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Herrera, M. 2017. What actions are being taken with male felines who have feline lower urinary tract disease to prevent reoccurring symptoms? Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Kinney, A. 2015. Octopus tetricus behavior in the presence of predators in Jervis Bay, Australia. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Elman, B. 2015. Color analysis of Enteroctopus dofleini and its immediate environment. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Walker, G. 2014. Quantifying tactile crypsis using intertidal crabs. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Hollenbeck, N., D.Scheel, S. Talbot, K. Sage. 2014. Body patterning of a new morphotype of giant Pacific octopus. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK. (See also 2017 papers on publications D Scheel).

Mills, A. 2012. Intertidal Crab Movements in Relation to Prey Selectivity of the Giant Pacific Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini). Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Gillett, A. 2012. Microhabitat affiliation of crab species in the intertidal, in Prince William Sound, Alaska during low tide. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Stanley, D. 2012. Parasitized versus non-parasitized Lophopanopeus bellus and effects as prey of Enteroctopus dofleini. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Gosko, E. 2011. Enriching the lives of captive octopuses. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Smith, J. 2010. Walking the West Coast: A Search for the Giant Pacific octopus. With appendices. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Robinson, B. 2010. Prey Specialization of Enteroctopus dofleini. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Kjellgren, P.A. 2010. Fall tracking of Giant Pacific Octopus (Enterctopus dofleini). Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Lee, R. 2010. Optimum Soak Time of Shrimp Pots in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Gonzalez, J. 2009. Competitive and aggressive behavior between and among five intertidal crab species (Telmessus cheiragonus, Cancer oregonensis, Cancer productus, Pugettia gracilis and Lophopanopeus bellus). Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Frohbieter, D. 2009. Habitat Selection and Movement of the Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus dofleini, in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK.

Grund, J. 2007. Tracking and movement of Enteroctopus dofleini in South-central, Alaska. Senior Project, Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage AK. [As report with D. Scheel to Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation]