Zen Faulkes

Biological Sciences

Hamilton, Ontario

University of Lethbridge, B.Sc., 1989 University of Victoria, Ph.D., 1996 McGill University, post-doctoral research, 1996-1999 University of Melbourne,post-doctoral research, 1999-2001 The University of Texas-Pan American, faculty, 2001-2015. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, faculty, 2015-2020. McMaster University, faculty, 2020-present.

Publications

  • Faulkes Z, Feria TP, Muñoz J. 2012. Do Marmorkrebs, Procambarus fallax f. virginalis, threaten freshwater Japanese ecosystems? Aquatic Biosystems 8: 13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2046-9063-8-13
  • Carreon N, Faulkes Z, Fredensborg BL. 2011. Polypocephalus sp. infects the nervous system and increases activity of commercially harvested white shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus). Journal of Parasitology 97(5): 755-759. http://dx.doi.org/10.1645/GE-2749.1
  • Espinoza SY, Faulkes Z. 2011. Escaping while defenseless or blind: effects of sensory input on tailflipping in crayfish, Procambarus clarkii (Girard, 1852). Freshwater Crayfish 18(1): 13-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.5869/fc.2011.v18.13
  • Faulkes Z. 2011. Can brain imaging replace interrogation and torture? Global Virtue Ethics Review 6(2): 55-78. http://www.spaef.com/article.php?id=1266
  • Faulkes Z. 2011. The decade the clones came. In: Goldman J (ed.), Zivkovic B (series ed.), The Open Laboratory: The Best of Science Writing on the Web 2010, pp. 151-156. Coturnix: Chapel Hill.
  • Feria TP, Faulkes Z. 2011. Forecasting the distribution of Marmorkrebs, a parthenogenetic crayfish with high invasive potential, in Madagascar, Europe, and North America. Aquatic Invasions 6(1): 55-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.3391/ai.2011.6.1.07
  • Jimenez SA, Faulkes Z. 2011. Can the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish Marmorkrebs compete with other crayfish species in fights? Journal of Ethology 29(1): 115-120.
  • Nasir U, Faulkes Z. 2011. Color polymorphism of sand crabs, Lepidopa benedicti (Decapoda, Albuneidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology 31(2): 240-245. http://dx.doi.org/10.1651/10-3356.1
  • How much is that crayfish in the window? Online monitoring of Marmorkrebs, Procambarus fallax f. virginalis (Hagen, 1870) in the North American pet trade DOI: 10.5869/fc.2013.v19.039
  • Do Marmorkrebs, Procambarus fallax f. virginalis, threaten freshwater Japanese ecosystems? DOI: 10.1186/2046-9063-8-13
  • Escaping while defenseless or blind: Effects of sensory input on tailflipping in the crayfishProcambarus clarkii(Girard, 1852) DOI: 10.5869/fc.2011.v18.13
  • Procambarus clarkii(Girard, 1852) DOI: 10.5869/fc.2011.v18.13
  • Color Polymorphism of Sand Crabs, Lepidopa benedicti (Decapoda: Anomura: Albuneidae) DOI: 10.1651/10-3356.1
  • Forecasting the distribution of Marmorkrebs, a parthenogenetic crayfish with high invasive potential, in Madagascar, Europe, and North America DOI: 10.3391/ai.2011.6.1.07
  • Can the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish Marmorkrebs compete with other crayfish species in fights? DOI: 10.1007/s10164-010-0232-2
  • The spread of the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish, Marmorkrebs (Procambarus sp.), in the North American pet trade DOI: 10.3391/ai.2010.5.4.16
  • Texture preferences of ascidian tadpole larvae during settlement DOI: 10.1080/10236240802360914
  • Turning Loss Into Opportunity: The Key Deletion of an Escape Circuit in Decapod Crustaceans DOI: 10.1159/000171488
  • Evolutionary string theory DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X07002270
  • Loss of Escape-Related Giant Neurons in a Spiny Lobster, Panulirus argus DOI: 10.2307/4134545
  • The locomotor toolbox of the spanner crab, Ranina ranina (brachyura, Raninidae) DOI: 10.1163/156854006776952874
  • DIGGING MECHANISMS AND SUBSTRATE PREFERENCES OF SHOVEL NOSED LOBSTERS, IBACUS PERONII (DECAPODA: SCYLLARIDAE) DOI: 10.1651/C-2628.1
  • Mechanisms of behavioral switching DOI: 10.1007/s00359-004-0560-1
  • Loss of escape responses and giant neurons in the tailflipping circuits of slipper lobsters, Ibacus spp. (Decapoda, Palinura, Scyllaridae) DOI: 10.1016/j.asd.2003.12.003
  • Effects of Removal of Muscle Receptor Organ Input on the Temporal Structure of Non-Giant Swimming Cycles in the Crayfish, Cherax Destructor DOI: 10.1080/1023624021000014734
  • Muscle receptor organs do not mediate load compensation during body roll and defense response extensions in the crayfish Cherax destructor DOI: 10.1002/jez.1129.abs
  • A Map of Distal Leg Motor Neurons in the Thoracic Ganglia of Four Decapod Crustacean Species DOI: 10.1159/000112990
  • Review of Anatomy of a Controversy: the Question of a 'Language' Among Bees, by A. M. Wenner & P. H. Wells DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1994.1170
  • Connecting invertebrate behavior, neurophysiology and evolution with Eshkol-Wachman movement notation DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00068631
  • Faulkes Z. 2021. Better Posters: Plan, Design, and Present an Academic Poster. Pelagic Publishing: Exeter, UK. https://pelagicpublishing.com/products/better-posters-zen-faulkes
  • Novák J, Magalhães ALB, Faulkes Z, Yonvitner, Maceda-Veiga A, Dahanukar N, Kawai T, Kalous L, Patoka J. 2022. Ornamental aquaculture significantly affected by the “Czech aquarium phenomenon”. Aquaculture 555: 738259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2022.738259
  • Cooke SJ, Young N, Donaldson MR, Nyboer EA, Roche DG, Madliger CL, Lennox RJ, Chapman JM, Faulkes Z, Bennett JR. 2021. Ten strategies for avoiding and overcoming authorship conflicts in academic publishing. FACETS 6: 1753-1770. https://doi.org/10.1139/facets-2021-0103
  • DeLeon H III, Garcia J Jr., Silva DC, Quintanilla O, Faulkes Z, Thomas JM III. 2019. Culturing embryonic cells from the parthenogenetic clonal marble crayfish Marmorkrebs Procambarus virginalis Lyko, 2017 (Decapoda: Astacidea: Cambaridae). Journal of Crustacean Biology 39(6): 758-763. https://doi.org/10.1093/jcbiol/ruz063
  • Faulkes Z. 2018. Prohibiting pet crayfish does not consistently reduce their availability online. Nauplius 26: e2018023. https://doi.org/10.1590/2358-2936e2018023
  • Faulkes Z. 2018. Resolving authorship disputes by mediation and arbitration. Research Integrity and Peer Review 3: 12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41073-018-0057-z
  • Patoka J, Magalhães ALB, Kouba A, Faulkes Z, Jerikho R, Vitule JRS. 2018. Invasive aquatic pets: Failed policies increase risks of harmful invasions. Biodiversity and Conservation 27(11): 3037-3046. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-018-1581-3
  • Faulkes Z. 2017. Slipping past the barricades: the illegal trade of pet crayfish in Ireland. Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 117(1): 15-23. https://doi.org/10.3318/BIOE.2017.02
  • Faulkes Z. 2017. The phenology of sand crabs, Lepidopa benedicti (Decapoda: Albuneidae). Journal of Coastal Research 33(5): 1095-1101. https://doi.org/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-16-00125.1
  • Faulkes Z. 2015. A bomb set to drop: parthenogenetic Marmorkrebs for sale in Ireland, a European location without non-indigenous crayfish. Management of Biological Invasions 6(1): 111-114. https://doi.org/10.3391/mbi.2015.6.1.09
  • Faulkes Z. 2015. Marmorkrebs (Procambarus fallax f. virginalis) are the most popular crayfish in the North American pet trade. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 416: 20. https://doi.org/10.1051/kmae/2015016
  • Faulkes Z. 2015. Motor neurons in the escape response circuit of white shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus). PeerJ 3: e1112. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1112
  • Faulkes Z. 2015. The global trade in crayfish as pets. Crustacean Research 44: 75-92. https://doi.org/10.18353/crustacea.44.0_75
  • Puri S, Faulkes Z. 2015. Can crayfish take the heat? Procambarus clarkii show nociceptive behaviour to high temperature stimuli, but not low temperature or chemical stimuli. Biology Open 4(4): 441-448. https://doi.org/10.1242/bio.20149654
  • Carreon N, Faulkes Z. 2014. Position of larval tapeworms, Polypocephalus sp., in the ganglia of shrimp, Litopenaeus setiferus. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54(2): 143-148. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu043
  • Faulkes Z. 2014. A new southern record for a sand crab, Lepidopa websteri Benedict, 1903 (Decapoda, Albuneidae). Crustaceana 87(7): 881-885. https://doi.org/10.1163/15685403-00003326
  • Faulkes Z. 2014. The vacuum shouts back: post-publication peer-review on social media. Neuron 82(2): 258-260. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2014.03.032
  • Byrnes JEK, Ranganathan J, Walker BLE, Faulkes Z. 2014. To crowdfund research, scientists must build an audience for their work. PLOS ONE 9(12): e110329. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0110329
  • Joseph M, Faulkes Z. 2014. Nematodes infect, but do not manipulate digging by, sand crabs, Lepidopa benedicti. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54(2): 101-107. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu064
  • Weinersmith KL, Faulkes Z. 2014. Parasitic manipulation of host phenotype, or how to make a zombie - an introduction to the symposium. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54(2): 93-100. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icu028
  • Motor neurons in the escape response circuit of white shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus)
  • Case study
  • Indie blogging: on being a “ronin”
  • Can crayfish take the heat? Procambarus clarkii show nociceptive behaviour to high temperature stimuli, but not low temperature or chemical stimuli
  • “Crustacea”: Decapoda – Astacida
  • Culturing embryonic cells from the parthenogenetic clonal marble crayfish (Marmorkrebs) Procambarus virginalis Lyko, 2017 (Decapoda: Astacidea: Cambaridae)
  • The phenology of sand crabs, Lepidopa benedicti (Decapoda: Albuneidae)
  • Slipping past the barricades: the illegal trade of pet crayfish in Ireland
  • Freshwater Crayfish: A Global Overview
  • Loss of Escape-Related Giant Neurons in a Spiny Lobster, Panulirus argus
  • To crowdfund research, scientists must build an audience for their work
  • A bomb set to drop: parthenogenetic Marmorkrebs for sale in Ireland, a European location without non-indigenous crayfish
  • Predicting the distribution of crayfish species: a case study using marble crayfish
  • Evolutionary string theory
  • The global trade in crayfish as pets
  • Marmorkrebs (Procambarus fallax f. virginalis) are the most popular crayfish in the North American pet trade
  • Marble crayfish as a new model organism and a new threat to native crayfish conservation
  • Do Marmorkrebs, Procambarus fallax f. virginalis, threaten freshwater Japanese ecosystems?
  • Texture preferences of ascidian tadpole larvae during settlement
  • Morphological adaptations for digging and burrowing
  • Can the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish Marmorkrebs compete with other crayfish species in fights?
  • A new southern record for a sand crab, Lepidopa websteri Benedict, 1903 (Decapoda, Albuneidae)
  • Color Polymorphism of Sand Crabs, Lepidopa benedicti (Decapoda: Anomura: Albuneidae)
  • Escaping while defenseless or blind: Effects of sensory input on tailflipping in the crayfishProcambarus clarkii(Girard, 1852)
  • Forecasting the distribution of Marmorkrebs, a parthenogenetic crayfish with high invasive potential, in Madagascar, Europe, and North America
  • How much is that crayfish in the window? Online monitoring of Marmorkrebs, Procambarus fallax f. virginalis (Hagen, 1870) in the North American pet trade
  • The locomotor toolbox of the spanner crab, Ranina ranina (brachyura, Raninidae)
  • The spread of the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish, Marmorkrebs (Procambarus sp.), in the North American pet trade
  • Filtering out parasites: Sand crabs (Lepidopa benedicti) are infected by more parasites than sympatric mole crabs (Emerita benedicti)
  • Prohibiting pet crayfish does not consistently reduce their availability online
  • Turning Loss Into Opportunity: The Key Deletion of an Escape Circuit in Decapod Crustaceans
  • Resolving authorship disputes by mediation and arbitration
  • #GRExit's unintended consequences
  • Pluralism in authorship dispute resolution: Reply to Master and Tenenbaum
  • Better Posters
  • Taking a cue from the silver screen
  • Motor neurons in the escape response circuit of white shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus)
  • Ten strategies for avoiding and overcoming authorship conflicts in academic publishing
  • Ornamental aquaculture significantly affected by the “Czech aquarium phenomenon”
  • The Vacuum Shouts Back: Postpublication Peer Review on Social Media
  • Abundance and size of sand crabs, Lepidopa benedicti (Decapoda: Albuneidae), in South Texas
  • Parasitic manipulation of host phenotype, or how to make a zombie - an introduction to the symposium
  • Position of larval tapeworms, Polypocephalus sp., in the ganglia of shrimp, Litopenaeus setiferus
  • Nematodes Infect, But Do Not Manipulate Digging By, Sand Crabs, Lepidopa benedicti
  • Taking a Cue from the Silver Screen
  • Crayfish avoid noxious high, but not low, temperatures
  • Polypocephalus sp. Infects the Nervous System and Increases Activity of Commercially Harvested White Shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus)
  • Escaping while defenseless or blind: Effects of sensory input on tailflipping in the crayfish Procambarus clarkii (Girard, 1852)
  • Morphological Adaptations for Digging and Burrowing
  • Do Decapod Crustaceans Have Nociceptors for Extreme pH?
  • A Map of Distal Leg Motor Neurons in the Thoracic Ganglia of Four Decapod Crustacean Species
  • Loss of escape responses and giant neurons in the tailflipping circuits of slipper lobsters, Ibacus spp. (Decapoda, Palinura, Scyllaridae)
  • Review of Anatomy of a Controversy: the Question of a 'Language' Among Bees, by A. M. Wenner & P. H. Wells
  • Mechanisms of behavioral switching
  • Connecting invertebrate behavior, neurophysiology and evolution with Eshkol-Wachman movement notation
  • DIGGING MECHANISMS AND SUBSTRATE PREFERENCES OF SHOVEL NOSED LOBSTERS, IBACUS PERONII (DECAPODA: SCYLLARIDAE)
  • Effects of Removal of Muscle Receptor Organ Input on the Temporal Structure of Non-Giant Swimming Cycles in the Crayfish, Cherax Destructor
  • Muscle receptor organs do not mediate load compensation during body roll and defense response extensions in the crayfish Cherax destructor
  • #SciFund Round 3 success and social media
  • Ibacus leg motor neurons Figure 4
  • #SciFund Round 2 success and social media
  • Ibacus leg motor neurons Figure 3
  • Online monitoring of Marmorkrebs in the North American pet trade
  • Effects of removal of muscle receptor organ input on the temporal structure of non-giant swimming cycles in the crayfish, Cherax destructor
  • A Map of Distal Leg Motor Neurons in the Thoracic Ganglia of Four Decapod Crustacean Species
  • Synergies Between Disparate Motor Systems: Loci For Behavioral Evolution
  • Ascidians of South Padre Island, Texas, with a key to species
  • Representation of behaviorally relevant sound frequencies by auditory receptors in the cricket Teleogryllus oceanicus
  • Digging in sand crabs (Decapoda, Anomura, Hippoidea): Interleg coordination
  • Digging in sand crabs: Coordination of joints in individual legs
  • Effects of inhibitory timing on contrast enhancement in auditory circuits in crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus)
  • Mechanisms of frequency-specific responses of omega neuron 1 in crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus): A polysynaptic pathway for song?
  • Muscle receptor organs do not mediate load compensation during body roll and defense response extensions in the crayfish Cherax destructor
  • Coordination between the legs and tail during digging and swimming in sand crabs

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