Ms Barbara Wueringer
- Contact details
- Neuroecology Group
The University of Western Australia (M317)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
- Room 113, Curnow Building, Crawley campus
- Key research
- Sensory biology of elasmobranchs, specialising on mechanoreception, electroreception and vision. Ethological research on feeding behaviour.
- Wueringer BE, Kajiura SM, Squire L Jnr, Tibbetts IR, Collin SP. 2011. Electric field detection in sawfish and shovelnose rays. To be submitted shortly
Wueringer BE, Squire L Jnr, Kajiura, SM, Hart NS,Collin SPC. 2011. The function of the sawfish's saw. currently in review.
Wueringer BE, Peverell SC, Seymour J, Squire L Jnr, Kajiura, SM, Collin SPC. 2011. Sensory systems in sawfishes - Part 1: The ampullae of Lorenzini. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. DOI: 10.1159/000329515
Wueringer BE, Peverell SC, Seymour J, Squire L Jnr, Collin SP. 2011. Sensory systems in sawfishes - Part 2: The lateral line. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. DOI: 10.1159/000329518
Marzullo TM, Wueringer BE, Collin SP. Description of the mechanoreceptive lateral line and the electroreceptive ampullary system in the freshwater whipray Himantura dalyensis. Marine & Freshwater Research 62: 771-779
Wueringer BE. 2010. The sensory biology and feeding behaviour of sawfish. PhD thesis, University of Queensland. 277 pp.
Wueringer BE, Squire L Jr, Collin SP. 2009. The biology of extinct and extant sawfish (Batoidea: Sclerorhynchidae and Pristidae). Rev Fish Biol Fisheries DOI 10.1007/s11160-009-9112-7
Wueringer BE, Tibbetts IR, Whitehead DL. 2009. Ultrastructure of the ampullae of Lorenzini of the eastern shovelnose ray, Aptychotrema rostrata. Zoomorph 128: 45-52.
Wueringer BE, Tibbetts IR. 2008. Comparison of the ampullary and lateral line systems of two species of shovelnose ray. Rev Fish Biol Fisheries 18(1): 47-64.
Wueringer BE. 2005. Electroreception of shovelnose rays (Batoidea: Rhinobatidae). MSc thesis, University of Vienna. 103 pp.
Conference Abstracts (oral presentations unless mentioned otherwise):
Wueringer BE. 2011. Electroreception in elasmobranchs, sawfish as a case study. Invited speaker at the Karger Workshop, J.B. Johnston Club meeting, Washington DC.
Wueringer BE, Squire, L Jnr, Kajiura Sm, Collin SP. 2011. The sawfish's saw - antenna and weapon. 15th annual meeting of the European Elasmobranch Association, Berlin, Germany.
Wueringer BE, Squire L. Jr, Kajiura SM, Hart NS, Collin SP. 2010. On the use of the rostrum in pristid sawfish. Abstract. International Society of Behavioural Ecology meeting, Perth, Western Australia.
Wueringer BE, Squire L. Jr, Kajiura SM, Hart NS, Collin SP. 2010. On the use of the rostrum in pristid sawfish. Abstract. Sharks International, Cairns, Queensland.
Wueringer BE, Squire L Jr, Kajiura SM, Hart NS, Collin SP. 2009. Functional adaptations of the elongated rostrum of pristid sawfish. Abstract. AES & ASIH, Symposium on the functional morphology of elasmobranchs. Portland, Oregon.
Wueringer BE, Squire L Jr, Kajiura SM, Hart NS, Collin SP. 2009. The prey manipulation behaviour of juvenile freshwater sawfish. Abstract. ASFB & Oceania Chondrichtyes Society, Freemantle, Western Australia.
Wueringer BE, Squire L Jr, Hart NS, Collin SP. 2007. Sensory biology and prey manipulation behaviour in sawfishes. Abstract. American Elasmobranch Society & ASIH, St Louis, Missouri.
Wueringer BE, Squire L Jr, Hart NS, Collin SP. 2007. The role of sensory systems in the feeding behaviour of freshwater sawfish, Pristis microdon, Latham 1974 (Elasmobranchii). Abstract. Vision Down Under, Palm Cove, Queensland. (poster presentation)
Wueringer BE, Tibbetts IR. 2005. Electroreception of shovelnose rays (Batoidea: Rhinobatidae). Abstract American Society for Ichthyology and Herpetology and American Elasmobranch Society, Tampa, Florida. (poster presentation)
- English, german
- American Elasmobranch Society (since 2004)
Oceania Chondrichthyan Society (since 2006)Australian Society for Fish Biology (since 2006)
International Society for Behavioural Ecology (since 2010)
J. B. Johnston Club (since 2011)
- Current external positions
- Adjunct Senior Research Fellow James Cook University, School of Tropical and Marine Biology, Cairns
- Research profile
Research profile and publications