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Hinrich Kaiser, Ph.D.

Faculty

Dr. Hinrich Kaiser - photo

Office Phone: 760-245-4271, x2772
Location: Bldg 31, Room 24
Office Hours: 8am - 9am
Email: hinrich.kaiser@vvc.edu

Hinrich Kaiser, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

B.S., McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Ph.D., McGill University, Montreal, Canada


Biography

Peer-reviewed Publications

1 Peters RH, Cloutier S, Dubé D, Evans A, Hastings P, Kaiser H , Kohn D & Sarwer-Foner B. 1988. The allometry of the weight of fruit on trees and shrubs in Barbados. Oecologia 74:612�616.

2 Reiswig HM, Kaiser H. 1989. Description of Mycale bamfieldense n. sp. (Porifera, Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Zoology 67:674�677.

3 Kaiser H. 1992. The trade-mediated introduction of Eleutherodactylus martinicensis (Anura: Leptodactylidae) on St. Barthélémy, French Antilles, and its implications for Lesser Antillean biogeography. Journal of Herpetology 26:264�273.

4 Moravec F, Kaiser H. 1994. Description of Cosmocerca longispicula sp. n. (Nematoda: Cosmocercidae), a parasite of a dendrobatid frog from Martinique, French Antilles. Parasitology Research 80:29�32.

5 Moravec F, Kaiser H. 1994. Description of Trichospirura amphibiophila n. sp. (Nematoda: Rhabdochonidae) in the frog Eleutherodactylus martinicensis from La Désirade, French Antilles. Journal of Parasitology 80:121�125.

6 Moravec F, Kaiser H. 1994. Brevimulticaecum sp. larvae (Nematoda: Anisakidae) from the frog Hyla minuta Peters in Trinidad. Journal of Parasitology 80:154�156.

7 Kaiser H , Coloma LA, Gray HM. 1994. A new species of Colostethus (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from Martinique, French Antilles. Herpetologica 50:23�32.

8 Kaiser H , Hardy JD Jr, Green DM. 1994. The taxonomic status of Eastern Caribbean and South American frogs currently ascribed to Eleutherodactylus urichi (Anura: Leptodactylidae). Copeia 1994:780�796.

9 Kaiser H, Altig R. 1994. The atypical tadpole of the dendrobatid frog Colostethus chalcopis (Anura, Dendrobatidae) from Martinique, French Antilles. Journal of Herpetology 28:374�378.

10 Kaiser H , Sharbel TF, Green DM. 1994. Systematics and biogeography of Eastern Caribbean Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae): evidence from allozymes. Amphibia-Reptilia 15: 375�394.

11 Kaiser H, Hardy JD Jr. 1994. Eleutherodactylus johnstonei . Catalog of American Amphibians and Reptiles 581:1�5.

12 Kaiser H, Hardy JD Jr. 1994. Eleutherodactylus martinicensis. Catalog of American Amphibians and Reptiles 582:1�4.

13 Kaiser H. 1994. Leptodactylus fallax. Catalog of American Amphibians and Reptiles 583:1�3.

14 Kaiser H , Henderson RW. 1994. The conservation status of Lesser Antillean frogs. Herpetological Natural History 2:41�56.

15 Kaiser H , Green DM, Schmid M. 1994. Systematics and biogeography of Eastern Caribbean frogs of the genus Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactyli-dae) with the description of a new species from Dominica. Canadian Journal of Zoology 72:2271�2237.

16 Kaiser H. 1995. Caribbean frogs: how molecules and genes are helping to resolve questions of their systematics, evolution, and biogeography. Futura 10:88�94.

17 Caldwell MW, Carroll RL, Kaiser H . 1995. The pectoral girdle and forelimb of Carsosaurus marchesetti (Aigialosauridae), with a preliminary phylogenetic analysis of mosasauroids and varanoids. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15:516�531.

18 Moravec F, Kaiser H. 1995. Helminth parasites from West Indian frogs, with descriptions of two new species. Caribbean Journal of Science 31:252�268.

19 Kaiser H, Wagenseil R. 1995. Colonization and distribution of Eleutherodactylus johnstonei Barbour (Anura: Leptodactylidae) on Dominica, West Indies. Caribbean Journal of Science 31:341�344.

20 Kaiser H, Dwyer CM, Feichtinger W, Schmid M. 1995. A new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Tobago, West Indies, and its morphometric and cytogenetic characterization. Herpetological Natural History 3:151�163.

21 Green DM, Sharbel TF, Kearsley J, Kaiser H. 1996. Postglacial range fluctuation, genetic subdivision and speciation in the western North American spotted frog complex, Rana pretiosa. Evolution 50:374�390.

22 Kaiser H. 1996. Systematics and biogeography of Eastern Caribbean Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae): consensus from a multidisciplinary approach. p. 129�140. In R Powell & RW Henderson (eds.), Contributions to West Indian Herpetology: A Tribute to Albert Schwartz. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York.

23 Kaiser H, Mais C, Bolaños F, Steinlein C, Feichtinger W, Schmid M. 1996. Chromosomal investigation of three Costa Rican frogs from the 30-chromosome radiation of Hyla with the description of a unique geographic variation in nucleolus organizer regions. Genetica 98:95�102.

24 Green DM, Kaiser H, Sharbel TF, Kearsley J, McAllister KR. 1997. Cryptic species of spotted frogs, Rana pretiosa complex, in western North America. Copeia 1997:1�8.

25 Kaiser H. 1997. Origins and introductions of the Caribbean frog, Eleutherodactylus johnstonei (Leptodactylidae): management and conservation concerns. Biodiversity and Conservation 6:1391�1407.

26 Dwyer CM, Kaiser H. 1997. Relationship between skull form and prey selection in the thamnophiine snake genera Nerodia and Regina . Journal of Herpetology 31:463�475.

27 Goldberg SR, Bursey CR, Kaiser H. 1998. Gastrointestinal helminths of five species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the West Indies. Caribbean Journal of Science 34:146�149.

28 Censky E, Kaiser H. 1999. The Lesser Antillean fauna. Pp. 181-221. In: BI Crother (Ed.), Caribbean Amphibians and Reptiles. Academic Press , San Diego.

29 Kaiser H , Green DM. 2001. Keeping the frogs still: Orajel ® is a safe anesthetic in amphibian photography. Herpetological Review 32:93�94.

30 Grismer LL, Grismer LL, Marson KM, Matteson AB, Sihotang EJR, Crane KM, Dayov J, Mayer TA, Simpson A-L, Kaiser H. 2001. New herpetological records for the Islas de la Bahía, Honduras. Herpetological Review 32:134�135.

31 Kaiser H, Sihotang EJR, Marson KM, Crane KM, Dayov J, Grismer LL. 2001. A breeding population of American crocodiles, Crocodylus acutus , on Roatán, Islas de la Bahía, Honduras. Herpetological Review 32:164�165.

32 Kaiser H, Cole C, Matteson AB, Mayer TA, Simpson A-L, Wray JD, Grismer LL. 2001. Natural history notes. Ctenosaura oedirhina (Roatán spiny-tailed iguana). Behavior. Herpetological Review 32:253�254.

33 Kaiser H , Diaz RE. 2001. Natural history notes. Thecadactylus rapicauda (turnip-tail gecko). Behavior. Herpetological Review 32:259.

34 Kaiser H , Diaz RE. 2001. Natural history notes. Tropidurus plica (spiny tree lizard). Behavior. Herpetological Review 32:260.

35 Grismer LL, McGuire JA, Sosa RA, Kaiser H . 2001. Revised checklist and comments on the terrestrial herpetofauna of Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia. Herpetological Review 33:26�29.

36 Grismer LL, Yaakob NS, Lim BL, Leong TM, Das I, Sosa RA, Grismer JL, Crane KM, Diaz RE, Figueroa SV, Ledbetter CA, Newbold SC, Newbold SR, Patel CP, Castro J, Escobar RA III, Guerrero S, Pinedo JW, Kaiser H. 2001. First report on the herpetofauna of Pulau Aur, Johor, West Malaysia. Hamadryad 26:350�353.

37 Grismer LL, Yaakobs NS, Lim BL, Leong TM, Das I, Sosa RA, Grismer JL, Crane KM, Diaz RE, Figueroa SV, Ledbetter CA, Newbold SC, Newbold SR, Patel CP, Castro J, Escobar RA III, Guerrero S, Pinedo JW, Jones PA, Kaiser H . 2001. Report on the herpetofauna of Pulau Tulai, West Malaysia. Hamadryad 26:369�371.

38 Goldberg SR, Bursey CR, Trujillo JD, Kaiser H. 2002. Intestinal helminths of seven frog species from Trinidad and Tobago. Caribbean Journal of Science 38:147�150.

39 Kaiser H. 2002. Evolution among Lesser Antillean frogs of the genus Eleutherodactylus : ecological adaptation precedes morphological change. Herpetozoa 14:153�162.

40 Kaiser H. 2002. Das Portrait: Flectonotus fitzgeraldi (Title Page). Sauria 24(2):2.

41 Schmid M, Feichtinger W, Steinlein C, Rupprecht A, Haaf T, Kaiser H . 2002. Chromosome banding in Amphibia. XXIII. Giant W sex chromosomes and extremely small genomes in Eleutherodactylus euphronides and Eleutherodactylus shrevei (Anura, Leptodactylidae). Cytogenet Genome Res 97:81�94.

42 Kaiser H, Barrio-Amorós CL, Trujillo JD, Lynch JD. 2002. Expansion of Eleutherodactylus johnstonei in northern South America: rapid dispersal through human interactions. Herpetological Review 33:290�294.

43 Kaiser H, Steinlein C, Feichtinger W, Schmid M. 2003. Chromosome banding of six dendrobatid frogs ( Colostethus, Mannophryne ). Herpetologica 59:203 �218.

44 Kaiser H. 2003. Of copper eyes and ample nymphs. p. 249�254. In: RW Henderson & R Powell, Islands and the Sea: Essays on Herpetological Exploration in the West Indies. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York, USA.

45 Sander JM, Kaiser H , Powell R. 2003. Eleutherodactylus euphronides. Catalog of American Amphibians and Reptiles 764:1�3.

46 Kaiser H , Murdoch JT, Boistel R, Breuil M. 2003. Eleutherodactylus pinchoni. Catalog of American Amphibians and Reptiles 765:1�3.

47 Kaiser H , Barrio-Amorós CL, Rivas Fuenmayor G, Grismer LL. 2003. Geographic distribution. Siphlophis compressus . Herpetological Review 34:170.

48 Grismer JL, Grismer LL, Das I, Yaakob NS, Lim BL, Leong TM, Youmans TM, Sosa RA, Kaiser H . 2003. Species diversity and checklist of the herpetofauna of Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia with a preliminary overview of habitat utilization. Asiatic Herpetological Research 21 . In press.

49 Grismer LL, Kaiser H, Yaakob NS. 2003. A new species of reed snake of the genus Calamaria from Pulau Tioman, Pahang, West Malaysia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology . In press.

50 Wood PL Jr, Looper S, Grismer JL, Youmans TM, Kaiser H, Grismer LL. 2003. First report of the herpetofauna of Pulau Besar, Johor, Malaysia. Hamadryad. In press.

51 Barrio-Amorós CL, Kaiser H. 2004. Distribution of Eleutherodactylus biporcatus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) in northern Venezuela, with comments on its phenotypic variation. Herpetological Review. In press.

Other Publications

Kaiser H . 1991. Systematik und Evolution der Pfeiffrösche der Gattung Eleutherodactylus in den Kl. Antillen (Abstract). p. 32. In Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (ed.), Forschungskolloquien. I. Medizin und Naturwissenschaften. Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Bonn.

Kaiser H . 1991. Working group formed on declining amphibian populations in Canada. Canadian Association of Herpetologists Bulletin 5(2):1�4.

Kaiser H. 1992. Canada launches major initiative. Froglog 1:1�2.

Kaiser H. 1992. Caribbean frog research: the final journey. Canadian Association of Herpetologists Bulletin 6(2):9�10.

Kaiser H , Dwyer C. 1994. Herpers in Oz: a report on the Second World Congress of Herpetology in Adelaide, South Australia. Canadian Association of Herpetologists Bulletin 8(1):12�15.

Kaiser H . 1994. Systematics and biogeography of Eastern Caribbean frogs [Abstract]. Canadian Association of Herpetologists Bulletin 8(1):16.

Kaiser H . 1994. Evolution and systematics in the amphibian genus Eleutherodactylus: cytogenetic and molecular evidence [Abstract]. Futura 9:251�252.

Kaiser H, Day ML. 1995. Abiotic disturbances in the Lesser Antilles. Froglog 15:1�2.

Kaiser H . 1995. Ichthyologists and herpetologists in the Far North: Edmonton and the 75th annual meeting of ASIH. Canadian Association of Herpetologists Bulletin 9(2):8�11.

Kaiser H . 1996. Interdisziplinäre Methodik in der Taxonomie, Systematik und Evolution der Anura. p. 44. In Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (ed.), Promotions-förderung, Forschungsvorhaben. Biologie und Biochemie. Abstract-Band 1996. Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Bonn.

Kaiser H . 1996. Dominica's own gounouj. The New Forester, Dominica 8:4�5.

Kaiser H . 1996. An honorary Canadian far afield: herpetology at La Sierra University. Canadian Association of Herpetologists Bulletin 10(2):7�9.

Kaiser H . 1997. Cytogenetic and molecular studies on Caribbean frogs and their utility for systematics, biogeography, and chromosomal evolution. Futura 12:295�298.

Kaiser H . 2000. Translator. Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar and the Mascarene, Seychelles, and Comoro Islands. Krieger Publishing Co., Malabar, Florida (from German)

Kaiser H , Casper GS, Bernstein N. 2000. Investigating Amphibian Declines: Proceedings of the 1998 Midwest Declining Amphibians Conference. Iowa Academy of Science, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Kaiser H . 2000. Informative Edit�Biology. Townsend Outlook Publishing, Kansas City, Missouri. http://www.townsend-outlook.com/edits/career/site-set.html 

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