About Me

Anthony Pagano
Ph.D. candidate
ampagano@ucsc.edu

University of California, Santa Cruz
Long Marine Laboratory
Center for Ocean Health
100 Shaffer Road
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

M.S. Wildlife Conservation, University of Minnesota, 2007

B.A. Biology/History, Northeastern University, 2002

Publications:

Rode, K. D., R. R. Wilson, D. C. Douglas, V. Muhlenbruch, T. C. Atwood, E. V. Regehr, E. S. Richardson, N. W. Pilfold, A. E. Derocher, G. M. Durner, I. Stirling, S. C. Amstrup, M. St. Martin, A. M. Pagano, K. Simac. 2017. Spring fasting behavior in a marine apex predator provides an index of ecosystem productivity. Global Change Biology.

Wiig, Ø., E. K. Born, K. L. Laidre, R. Dietz, M. V. Jensen, G. M. Durner, A. M. Pagano, E. Regehr, M. St. Martin, S. Atkinson, M. Dyck. 2017. Performance and retention of lightweight satellite radio tags applied to the ears of polar bears (Ursus maritimus). Animal Biotelemetry 5:9.

Ware, J. V., K. D. Rode, J. F. Bromaghin, D. C. Douglas, R. R. Wilson, E. V. Regehr, S. C. Amstrup, G. M. Durner, A. M. Pagano, J. Olson, C. T. Robbins, H. T. Jansen. 2017. Habitat degradation affects the summer activity of polar bears. Oecologia 184:87-99.

Pagano, A. M., K. D. Rode, A. Cutting, M. A. Owen, S. Jensen, J. V. Ware, C. T. Robbins, G. M. Durner, T. C. Atwood, M. E. Obbard, K. R. Middel, G. W. Thiemann, and T. M. Williams. 2017. Using tri-axial accelerometers to identify wild polar bear behaviors. Endangered Species Research 32:19-33.

Ware, J. V., K. D. Rode, A. M. Pagano, J. Bromaghin, C. T. Robbins, J. Erlenbach, S. Jensen, A. Cutting, N. Nicassio-Hiskey, A. Hash, M. Owen, and H. T. Jansen. 2015. Validation of mercury tip-switch and accelerometer activity sensors for identifying resting and active behavior in bears. Ursus 26:8-18.

Rode, K. D., A. M. Pagano, J. F. Bromaghin, T. C. Atwood, G. M. Durner, K. S. Simac, and S.C. Amstrup. 2014. Effects of capturing and collaring on polar bears: findings from long-term research on the southern Beaufort Sea population. Wildlife Research 41:311-322.

Pagano, A. M., C. L. Amundson, M. R. Pieron, T. W. Arnold, and T. C. Kimmel. 2014. Using sightability-adjusted brood-pair ratios to estimate waterfowl productivity. Wildlife Society Bulletin 38:566-573.

Pagano, A. M., E. Peacock, and M. A. McKinney. 2014. Remote biopsy darting and marking of polar bears. Marine Mammal Science 30:169-183.

Pagano, A. M., G. M. Durner, S. C. Amstrup, K. S. Simac, and G. S. York. 2012. Long- distance swimming by polar bears of the southern Beaufort Sea during years of extensive open water. Canadian Journal of Zoology 90:663-676.

Pagano, A. M., and T. W. Arnold. 2009. Estimating detection probabilities of waterfowl broods from ground-based surveys. Journal of Wildlife Management. 73:686-694.

Pagano, A. M., and T. W. Arnold. 2009. Detection probabilities for ground-based breeding waterfowl surveys. Journal of Wildlife Management 73:392-398.

Arnold, T. W., A. M. Pagano, J. H. Devries, R. B. Emery, D. W. Howerter, and B. L. Joynt. 2008. Social indices of breeding productivity in parkland mallards. Journal of Wildlife Management 72:224-230.