James Gabriel Saulsbury

Postdoctoral Fellow - Evolution and Paleobiology Group
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Visiting address Sars gate 1 Colletts hus 0562 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1172, Blindern 0318 Oslo

Academic interests

Marine ecology and biogeography, invertebrate zoology, and analytical paleobiology. 

I'm on twitter @jgsaulsbury, and on ResearchGate.

Background

Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2021
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Museum of Paleontology
Title: Comatulid crinoids in a changing ocean: predation, respiration, and shifting centers of diversity

B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2015
Department of Integrative Biology

Selected publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  1. Saulsbury, J.; Baumiller, T.K. 2020. Predation as an explanation for a latitudinal gradient in arm number among stalkless crinoids. Journal of Biogeography 00: 1-14.
  2. Saulsbury, J.; Moss, D.K.; Ivany, LC..; Kowalewski, M.;Lindberg, D.R.; Gillooly, J.F.; Heim, N. A.; McClain, C.R.; Payne, J.L.; Roopnarine, P.D.; Schoene, B.; Goodwin, D.; Finnegan, S. Idiographic and nomothetic approaches to heterogeneity are complementary: Response to comments on “Evaluating the influences of temperature, primary production, and evolutionary history on bivalve growth rates.” Paleobiology 46 (2): 275-277.
  3. Saulsbury, J. 2019. Crinoid respiration and the distribution of energetic strategies among marine invertebrates. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 129(1): 244-258.
  4. Saulsbury, J.; Zamora, S. 2019. The nervous and circulatory systems of a Cretaceous crinoid: preservation, paleobiology, and evolutionary significance. Palaeontology 63 (2): 243-253.
  5. Saulsbury, J.; Moss, D.K.; Ivany, L.C.; Kowalewski, M.;Lindberg, D.R.; Gillooly, J.F.; Heim, N. A.; McClain, C.R.; Payne, J.L.; Roopnarine, P.D.; Schoene, B.; Goodwin, D.; Finnegan, S. 2019. Evaluating the influences of temperature, primary production, and evolutionary history on bivalve growth rates. Paleobiology 45 (3): 405-420.
  6. Zamora, S.; Aurell, M.; Veitch, M.; Saulsbury, J.; López-Horgue, M.A.; Ferratges, F.A.; Arz, J.A.; Baumiller, T.K. 2018. Environmental distribution of post-Palaeozoic crinoids from the Iberian and south-Pyrenean basins, NE Spain. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 63 (4): 779-794.

 

Articles archived / in review

  1. Saulsbury, J. Permutation tests for comparative data. bioRxiv.
  2. Saulsbury, J.; Baumiller, T.K. Dispersal from the ancient West Tethys as a source of the modern Indo-West Pacific marine biodiversity hotspot. In review.
Published Nov. 8, 2021 11:38 AM - Last modified June 24, 2022 2:27 PM