Bill Davison

ProfessorBill Davison

Fish Physiology
Biological Sciences 228
Internal Phone: 95170


Research Interests

Research interest is the biology of fish: exercise physiology; muscle anatomy and physiology, temperature physiology, temperature effects; salmon biology. Other interests include Antarctic biology.

Recent Publications

  • robinson E., jerrett A., black S. and Davison W. (2017) snapper rest where they see best: visually mediated choice behavior of Australasian snapper (Chrysophrys auratus). marine and freshwater behaviour and physiology 50(1): 81-88. or
  • Buck C., Van Doorslaer K., Peretti A., Geoghegan EM., Tisza MJ., An P., Katz JP., Pipas JM., McBride AA. and Camus AC. (2016) The ancient evolutionary history of polyomaviruses. PloS Pathogens 12(4) e1005574
  • Davison W. (2015) The Hagfish Heart. In Edwards SL; Goss GG (Ed.), Hagfish Biology: 149-160. Boca Raton: CRC Press.
  • Lenky C. and Davison B. (2015) Surviving in the Cold. In Liggett D; Storey B; Cook Y; Meduna V (Ed.), Exploring the Last Continent: An Introduction to Antarctica: 291-306. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
  • Sandersfeld T., Davison W., Lamare MD., Knust R. and Richter C. (2015) Elevated temperature causes metabolic trade-offs at the whole-organism level in the Antarctic fish Trematomus bernacchii. Journal of Experimental Biology 218(15): 2373-2381.