Profile

Dr Jeff Graves

Dr Jeff Graves
Honorary Senior Lecturer


 

Research interests: Behavioural Ecology and Molecular Ecology

Paternity and maternity in the communal nesting system of the ostrich, and paternity in monogamous species of birds. Molecular markers to look at the the effects of male mating strategies on gene flow in freshwater fish species. Phylogeny and population structure of Goodeid fish. Male mating success in bush crickets.

Research Group:

Visiting Professor Constatino Macias (University of Mexico)

Research Students:

Ms P Celis
Ms E Pariser
Ms V Islas

Funded collaborations:

NERC, BBSRC, British Council, Research Council of Norway, Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento de Ciencia e Tecnologia de Brazil,

source: symbiosis

 

Recent publications


50  (of 64 published available) for jag. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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Ecology and Evolution
vol.Early View 
(Article)
2018 (12)
Conservation Genetics
vol.19 pp.1349-1365
(Article)

Ecology and Evolution
vol.Early View 
(Article)
Variations in age- and sex-specific survival rates help explain population trend in a discrete marine mammal population
Monica Arso Civil, Barbara Cheney, Valentina Islas-Villanueva, Jefferson Alden Graves, Vincent Janik, Paul M Thompson, Philip Steven Hammond 
Keywords: Calf survival, Capture-recapture, Mortality rate, Population dynamics, Sex-specific survival, Tursiops
2017 (8)
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
vol.27 pp.839-845
(Article)
Genetic population structure of harbour seals in the United Kingdom and neighbouring waters
Morten Tange Olsen, Valentina Islas, Jefferson Alden Graves, Aubrie Onoufriou, Cecile Vincent, Sophie Brasseur, Anne Kristine Frie, Ailsa Jane Hall 
Keywords: Coastal, Genetics, Mammal, Microsatellite loci, Phoca vitulina, Seal Management Units
2017 (1/1)
Behavioral Ecology
vol.28 pp.164-173
(Article)
2016 (3)
Animal Behaviour
vol.113 pp.31-38
(Article)
Females of a polymorphic seabird dislike foreign-looking males
Isabel Lopez-Rull, Natalia Lifshitz, Constantino Macías Garcia, Jefferson Alden Graves, Roxana Torres 
Keywords: Brown booby, Female preference, Reinforcement, Reproductive isolation, Sexual selection, Speciation, Sula leucogaster
2016 (1/12)
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
vol.70 pp.2039-2052
(Article)
2016 (12/9)
Molecular Ecology
vol.25 pp.4097-4112
(Article)
Shift of grey seal subspecies boundaries in response to climate, culling and conservation
Katharina Fietz, Anders Galatius, Jonas Teilmann, Rune Dietz, Anne Kristine Frie, Anastasia Klimova, Per J. Palsboll, Lasse F. Jensen, Jefferson Alden Graves, Joseph I. Hoffman, Morten Tange Olsen 
Keywords: admixture, Baltic Sea, Halichoerus grypus, local extinction, recolonization
2015 (3)
Journal of Mammalian Evolution
vol.22 pp.111-120
(Article)
2013 (16/8)
PLoS One
vol.8 
(Article)
Control control control
Katharina Fietz, Jefferson Alden Graves, Morten Tange Olsen 
2012 (7/2)
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
vol.279 pp.523-528
(Article)
2012 (4)
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
vol.66 pp.519-527
(Article)
2011 (7)
The Auk
vol.128 pp.475-486
(Article)
GROUP COMPOSITION, MATING SYSTEM, AND RELATEDNESS IN THE COMMUNALLY BREEDING GUIRA CUCKOO (GUIRA GUIRA) IN CENTRAL BRAZIL
Marcos R. Lima, Regina H. Macedo, Laura Muniz, Angela Pacheco, Jefferson Alden Graves 
2009
Behaviour
vol.146 pp.1-43
(Article)
A comparative study of song form and duetting in neotropical Thryothorus wrens
Nigel Ian Mann, Kimberly A. Dingess, F. Keith Barker, Jefferson Alden Graves, Peter James Bramwell Slater 
2009 (2)
Conservation Genetics
vol.10 pp.59-68
(Article)
2008 (4)
Marine Mammal Science
vol.24 pp.371-387
(Article)
2008 (1)
Molecular Ecology Resources
vol.8 pp.219-223
(Article)
2007
Brazilian Journal of Biology
vol.67 pp.275-281
(Article)
Reproduction of blue-black grassquits in central Brazil
DBV Carvalho, RH Macedo, Jefferson Alden Graves 
2007 (9)
Journal of Evolutionary Biology
vol.20 pp.2048-2055
(Article)
2007 (22/2)
Biology Letters
vol.3 pp.12-15
(Article)
2006
Functional Ecology
vol.20 pp.354-359
(Article)
Females increase egg quality for attractive males.
KA Williamson, PF Surai, Jefferson Alden Graves 
2006 (22/7)
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences
vol.273 pp.1765-1771
(Article)
2006 (9)
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
vol.40 pp.750-759
(Article)
2005 (9)
Molecular Ecology Notes
vol.5 pp.613-615
(Article)
2005 (7)
Journal of Evolutionary Biology
vol.18 pp.922-929
(Article)
2005
Behavioral Ecology
vol.16 pp.763-769
(Article)
Sex allocation in response to paternal attractiveness in the zebra finch
H E Gorman, K.E. Arnold, Lucy Gilbert, K J Orr, A Adam, R Nager, Jefferson Alden Graves 
2004 (7/8)
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
vol.271 pp.S286-S289
(Article)
2004 (11)
Animal Behaviour
vol.68 pp.1087-1094
(Article)
2004 (3)
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
vol.30 pp.527-544
(Article)
2004 (7)
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
vol.61 pp.1176-1190
(Article)
2002
Ostrich
vol.73 pp.49-51
(Article)
Male led duets in the Moho, Hypergerus atriceps, and Yellow-crowned Gonolek, Laniarius barbarus
Peter James Bramwell Slater, D Gil, CR Barlow, Jefferson Alden Graves 
2001 (1)
vol.16 
(Other contribution)
Differential allocation and good genes
D Gil, Jefferson Alden Graves 
Keywords: ATTRACTIVENESS, INVESTMENT

Contact Details:

Dr Jeff Graves
Dyers Brae
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9TH
Fife
UK

tel: 01334 463518/3358
fax: 01334 463600
room: DB10, Lab 114
email: jag@st-andrews.ac.uk

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IBANS Behavioural Ecology
Centre for Biological Diversity
Scottish Oceans Institute
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Scottish Oceans Institute
Institiud Chuantan na h-Alba
Gatty Marine Laboratory
East Sands St Andrews
KY16 8LB
Scotland
UK

tel: +44 (0) 1334 463472
fax: +44 (0) 1334 463443
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