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Robert Reavis

Faculty
Expertise: 
Animal Behavior & Behavioral Ecology Ichthyology, the study of fishes Evolution Marine Biology SCUBA Diving

Contact Information

Campus: 
Main
Office Number: 
LS-221
Phone number: 
(623) 845-3277
Office Hours: 
Fall 2013
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10-10:50 a.m.
Tuesday, Thursday 9-9:50 a.m.

 

My Biography

Assistant Chair, Biology
Diving Safety Officer, GCC and ASU


 
Background:
Early field studies of marine mammals and rockfish in Puget Sound, WA, as a student at the University of Washington (BS 1987). Dissertation research on monogamous gobies (fish) in Moorea, French Polynesia (Ph.D. UC Berkeley 1994). Postdoctoral work at ASU West on sex-changing gobies, applying neuroendocrinology techniques to my behavioral ecology skill set. Initiated and maintain Scientific Diving programs at ASU and GCC. Past President, Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science. Joined the Biology Department at GCC in 1997.
 
Recent Publications: 
Witness with Your Own Eyes: Ama of Toba-Shima; Yoshitaka Ishihara & Kenji Maeda; English Translation by: Robert H. Reavis, Reiko Yasui Reavis & Yoichi Shibahara; Toba Seafolk Museum Edition, 2013
 
Monogamy in a feeding generalist, Chaetodon trichrous, the endemic Tahitian Butterflyfish; Robert H. Reavis and Joshua M. Copus; Env.Biol.Fishes; 2011, 92 (2) 167-179.

Classes I Teach

Fall 2014
Course Name Sect Campus
BIO145 Marine Biology 15966 GCC MAIN
BIO145 Marine Biology 15967 GCC MAIN
BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 15886 GCC MAIN
BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 15887 GCC MAIN
BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 15888 GCC MAIN
BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 15889 GCC MAIN
PED101SU SCUBA Diving 40635 GCC MAIN
Spring 2015
Course Name Sect Campus
BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 12886 GCC MAIN
BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 12887 GCC MAIN
BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 12888 GCC MAIN
BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 12903 GCC MAIN
BIO182 General Biology (Majors) II 12860 GCC MAIN
BIO182 General Biology (Majors) II 12861 GCC MAIN
BIO182 General Biology (Majors) II 12862 GCC MAIN
PED101SU SCUBA Diving 14145 GCC MAIN