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:

Pagano, A. M., G. M.Durner, K. D. Rode, T. C. Atwood, S. N. Atkinson, E. Peacock, D. P. Costa, M. A. Owen, T. M. Williams. 2018. High energy-high fat lifestyle challenges an Arctic apex predator, the polar bear. Science 359:568-572.

Pagano, A. M., K. D. Rode, S. N. Atkinson. 2017. Evaluating methods to assess the body condition of female polar bears. Ursus 28:171-181.

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. 2018. Spring fasting behavior in a marine apex predator provides an index of ecosystem productivity. Global Change Biology 24:410-423.

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.