Shannon Bros

Shannon Bros

Duncan Hall, Room 548
Telephone: (408) 924-4896
FAX: (408) 924-4840



B.S. Biology (1973), University of Minnesota, MN 

M.S. Marine Science (1978), University of the Pacific, CA 

Ph.D. Marine Science (1985) University of South Florida, FL


Courses Taught

Ecology, Hypothesis Testing, Ecological Sampling, Design and Analyses, Advance Experimental Design and Analyses, Invertebrate Zoology and Natural History, Foundations of Biodiversity, Science Communication Workshop, Graduate Studies in Biology, Graduate Seminar in Biology, Seminar in Advanced Biology. undergraduate and graduate independent studies

Research Interests

Ecology, biostatistics, experimental design, invertebrate zoology, conservation

Publications (since 2000)

Loury E., Bros S., Starr R, Ebert D and  and G. Caillet. (2015). Trophic ecology of the gopher rockfish, Sebastes carnatus, inside and outside of central California marine protected areas, Marine EAcology Progress Series, 536: 229-241.

Holmes R., Allen M. and S. Bros-Seemann. 2014. Seasonal Microhabitat Selectivity by Juvenile Steelhead in a Central California Coastal River. Cal. Fish and Game 100(4):590-615.

Buduma N., Balabanian J., Dalvi P., Chia SK., Dhaliwal A., Eliya D., Boothby J., Bros-Seemann S., Kibler R., Khuri S., and S. Veregge.. (2014). Modulation of Phagocytosis in Tetrahymena thermophila by Histamine and the Antihistamine Diphenhydramine. Acta Protozoologica, Vol 53-1.

Brundage A., Bros S., and J. Honda (2011) Seasonal and Habitat Abundance and Distribution of Some Forensically Important Blow Flies (Dipetera: Calliphora) in Central Californa. Forensic Science International 212: 115-120,

Timmer M., Suddjian D, Lambrecht S, and S Bros-Seemann (2011). Nesting Success of the Yellow Warbler in a Disturbed Riparian Forest in Coastal California. Western Birds 42:96-102.

Klinkowski-Clark C., Kutilek M., Matson J., Messina P., Earley. K, and S Bros. (2010) Estimating relative distribution of raccoons, opossums, skunks and foxes using animal control data. Human-Wildlife Conflicts 4(1).

Osborn D., Silver M., Castro C., Bros S. and F. Chavez. (2007) The habitat of mesopelagic scyphomedusae in Monterey Bay, California. DeepSea Research Part 1: Oceanographic Research Papers. 54(8):1241-1255.

Neito D., Shennan C., Settle W., O’Malley R., Bros S. and J Honda. (2006).  How Natural Enemies and Cabbage Aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae L.) Population Dynamics Affect Organic Broccoli Harvest.  Environ Entomology. 35(1):94-101.

Baron S. and S. Bros. (2005).  Herbivory and the Endangered Robust Spineflower (Chorizantherobusta var robusta).  Madrono. 52(1):46-52.