R. Aiken - Publications

33 Bouchard, G. and R.B. Aiken. 2012. Latitudinal variation in the reproductive cycle and size of the northern rock barnacle Semibalanus balanoides L. (Cirripedia, Archaeobalanidae) in the Bay of Fundy. Crustaceana 85: 779 - 787 (PDF)
32 Barbeau, M.A. Durelle, K.A., and R.B. Aiken. 2004. A design for multifactorial choice experiments: an example using microhabitat selection by sea slugs Onchidoris bilamellata (L.). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 307: 1 - 16 (PDF)
31 Aiken, R. B. 2003. Some aspects of the life  history of the intertidal nudibranch, Dendronotus frondosus (Ascanius,  1774) (Opisthobranchia, Dendronotacea).The Veliger 46:169 - 175.
30 Watt, J. and R. B. Aiken. 2003. Temperature-dependent development rates in an intertidal nudibranch, Dendronotus frondosus (Ascanius, 1774) (Mollusca, Nudibranchia). Northeastern Naturalist 10: 17-24 (PDF)
29 Wong, M. and R.B. Aiken. 1999. Diversity and densities of intertidal invertebrates in Passamaquoddy Bay, N.B.: does salmon aquaculture play a role? Proc. Bay of Fundy Ecosystems Project.
28 Aiken, R. B. & N. Malatestinic 1995.  Life cycle, gonad state and changes in functional sex ratio in the salt marsh waterboatman, Trichocorixa verticalis.  Canadian Journal of  Zoology 73: 552 - 556.(PDF)
27 Aiken, R.B.  1992. Mating behaviour of a boreal water beetle (Dytiscus alaskanus - Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Ethology, Ecology and Evolution. 4: 245 - 254. (PDF)
26 Aiken, R.B. & A. Khan. 1992. The adhesive strength of mating pads of the predatory water beetle, Dytiscus alaskanus.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 70: 1321 - 1324. (PDF)
25 Gionet, L. & R.B. Aiken. 1992. Freeze tolerance in an intertidal nudibranch, Dendronotus frondosus  (Opisthobranchia: Dendronotidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies 58: 341 - 343.  
24 Aiken, R.B. 1991.  Characterization and phenology of a community of Hydradephaga in  a central Alberta lake.  The Canadian Entomologist 123: 305 - 313. (PDF)
23 McAllister, T. & R.B. Aiken. 1990. A device for reducing the effects of wave action  in shallow water. Hydrobiologia 202: 105 - 106. (PDF)
22 Roughley, R.E. & R.B. Aiken.(eds) 1990, Natural history, taxonomy and classification of   the Hydradephaga. Quaestiones Entomologicae (University of Alberta). 430 pp.
21 Aiken, R.B. 1986. Diel periodicity of song type in an aquatic insect (Palmacorixa buenoi : Heteroptera: Corixidae). The Canadian Entomologist 117: 1569 - 1572.
20 Aiken, R.B. 1986. Effects of temperature on incubation times and mortality rates of eggs of  Dytiscus alaskanus  (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Holarctic Ecology 9: 133 - 136. (PDF)
19 Aiken, R.B. 1986. Diel activity patterns of a boreal water beetle (Dytiscus alaskanus : Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Freshwater Biology 16: 155 - 159.(PDF)
18 Newhouse, N.J. & R.B. Aiken. 1986. Protean behaviour by a neustonic insect: Factors releasing the fright reaction in gyrinid beetles (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 64: 722 - 726. (PDF)
17 Aiken, R.B. 1985. Sound production by aquatic insects. Biological Reviews 60:163 -211. (PDF)
16 Aiken, R.B. 1985. Attachment sites, phenology and growth of aquatic larvae of Eylais sp. (Acari) on Dytiscus  alaskanus  (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae).  Canadian Journal of   Zoology 63: 267 - 271. (PDF)
15 Aiken, R.B. 1985. Yours very truly, D. Sharp: A short biography. Proceedings of the  Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences 137: 2 - 4. (PDF)
14 Aiken, R. & R.E. Roughley. 1985. An effective trapping and marking method for aquatic beetles. Proceedings of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences 137: 5 - 7.(PDF)
13 Aiken, R.B. & C.W. Wilkinson. 1985. The bionomics of Dytiscus alaskanus  (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) in a central Alberta lake.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 63: 1316 - 1323. (PDF)
12 Aiken, R.B. & F.L. Leggett. 1984. A unique collection of two Rhantus wallisi  in the body cavity of a female Dytiscus alaskanus  (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Entomological News 95: 200 - 201. (PDF)
11 Aiken, R.B. 1982. Theories of sexual difference: the sexual selection hypothesis and its antecedents, 1786 - 1919.  Quaestiones Entomologicae 18: 1 - 14.(PDF)
10 Aiken, R.B. 1982. Sound production and mating in a waterboatman, Palmacorixa  nana (Heteroptera: Corixidae). Animal Behaviour 30: 54 - 61.
9 Aiken, R.B. 1982. Effects of group density on call rate, phonokinesis and mating success in Palmacorixa nana  (Heteroptera: Corixidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 60: 1665 - 1672. (PDF)  
8 Aiken, R.B. 1982. Shallow water propagation of frequencies in aquatic insect sounds. Canadian Journal of Zoology 60: 3459 - 3461. (PDF)
7 Aiken, R.B. 1981. Egg laying preferences in Palmacorixa nana  (Heteroptera: Corixidae). Hydrobiologia 76:11-12.(PDF)
6 Aiken, R.B. 1981. Relationship between body weight and homosexual mounting in Palmacorixa nana  (Heteroptera: Corixidae). Florida Entomologist 64: 267 - 271. (PDF)
5 Aiken, R.B. 1980. Book review. Riegert, P. 1980. From arsenic to DDT: a history of entomology in western Canada.  Quaestiones Entomologicae 16: 279 - 281. (PDF)
4 Aiken, R.B. 1979. A size selective underwater light trap. Hydrobiologia 65: 65 - 68.(PDF)
3 Aiken, R.B. & D.L. Gibo. 1979. Changes in fecundity of Drosophila melanogaster and D. simulans  in response to selection for competitive ability. Oecologia 43: 63 - 77.(PDF)
2 Aiken, R.B. & J.P. Hailman. 1978. Positive phototaxis of the brine shrimp, Artemia salina, to monochromatic light.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 56: 708 -711.(PDF)
1 Morris, G.K., R.B. Aiken & G.E. Kerr. 1975. Calling songs of Neduba macneilli  and N. sierranus  (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Decticinae).  Journal of the New York Entomological Society 83: 229 - 234.(PDF)