Dr. Shannon Finerty
Assistant Professor of Zoology
Yu Hak Hahn #120
B.S., Biology, Saint Joseph’s College
Ph.D., Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University
General Biology I
Introduction to Forensic Science
Finerty, S.E. An Editorial Review of “A Murder of Crows: PBS Nature”. Oral Presentation. Invited speaker. Audubon Society, Owensboro Chapter. Owensboro, KY, February 7, 2017.
Jacob Becraft, Emmalee Speer, Dr. Shannon Finerty Breeding Activity of Pseudacris feriarum (The Upland Chorus Frog) in Daviess County, KY. Poster presentation at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences meeting, Louisville November 4-5, 2016
Finerty, S.E. Photo ID and Summer Activity Patterns of Territorial Male Sea Otters in Simpson Bay, AK. Oral presentation. Invited speaker. Audubon Society, Owensboro Chapter. Owensboro, KY, February 11, 2014.
Cortez, M., Finerty, S., Davis, R. Are sea otters trapped between a high resting metabolic rate and a functional limit on field metabolic rate? Implications for population status and conservation. Oral Presentation at the 20th Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Dunedin, New Zealand, Dec. 10-13, 2013.
Finerty, S.E., Pearson, H.C., and Davis, R.W. Territory Size and Quality for Male Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris) in Simpson Bay, Prince William Sound, Alaska. Poster presentation at the 18th Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Quebec, Canada, October 10-17, 2009.
Wolt, R., Finerty, S.E., and Davis, R.W. Summer Time Budget of Female Sea Otters with Dependant Pups in a Stable Population in Alaska. Poster presentation at the 18th Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Quebec, Canada, October 10-17, 2009.
Finerty, S.E., Wolt, R., and Davis, R.W. Activity Pattern and Field Metabolic Rate of Adult Male Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris) in a Soft Sediment Habitat in Alaska. Oral presentation at the IMATA Biennial Conference, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle, WA, March 2009.
Wolt, R., S. Finerty, R. Davis (2014). Time and energy allocation of female sea otters (Enhydra lutris) with pups in Alaska. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 461, 93-101.
Lyn, H., A. Coleman, M. Broadway, J. Klaus. S. Finerty, D. Shannon, M. Solangi (2012). Displacement and site fidelity of rehabilitated immature Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys kempii) Marine Turtle Newsletter 135, 10-13.
Gilkinson, A.K., S.E. Finerty, F. Weltz, T.M. Dellapenna, R.W. Davis (2011). Habitat associations of Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris) in a soft- and mixed-sediment benthos in Alaska. Journal of Mammology, 92(6).
Finerty, S.E., H. Pearson, R.W. Davis. (2010). Interannual assessment of territory quality for male sea otters (Enhydra lutris) in Simpson Bay, Prince William Sound, Alaska. Canadian Journal of Zoology 88, 289-298.
Finerty, S.E., R. Wolt, R.W. Davis. (2009). Summer activity pattern and field metabolic rate of adult male sea otters (Enhydra lutris) in a soft sediment habitat in Alaska. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 377(1), 36-42.
Finerty, S.E., G.R. Hillman, and R.W. Davis. (2007). Computer matching of sea otter (Enhydra lutris) nose scars: a new method for tracking individual otters. Aquatic Mammals 33(3), 349-358.