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Shiffman, DS and Hammerschlag, N. (2016). Preferred conservation policies of shark researchers. Conservation Biology. (Shiffman_et_al-Conservation_Biology🙂

Shiffman, DS and Hammerschlag, N. (2016). Shark conservation and management policy: a review and primer for non-specialists. Animal Conservation (Link: Shiffman and Hammerschlag Animal Conservation)


Thaler, AD and Shiffman, DS. (2015). Fish tales: combating fake science in popular media. Ocean and Coastal Management (International Marine Conservation Congress special issue) (LINK)

D.S. Shiffman, A.J. Gallagher, J. Wester C.C. Macdonald, A.D. Thaler, S.J. Cooke, and N. Hammerschlag. (2015). A letter of clarification from the authors of “trophy fishing for species threatened with extinction”. Marine Policy 53, 213-214. (Link)


Ferry, L., and Shiffman, D.S. (2014). The Value of Taxon-focused Science: 30 Years of Elasmobranchs in Biological Research and Outreach. Copeia 743-746. (Link)

Shiffman D.S., Hammerschlag N. (2014). An assessment of the scale, practices, and conservation implications of Florida’s charterboat-based recreational shark fishery. Fisheries, 39(9): 395-407 (Link) Featured on cover:

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Shiffman, D.S, Gallagher AJ, Wester, Macdonald C, Thaler AD, Cooke SJ, Hammerschlag N (2014). Trophy fishing for species threatened with extinction: a way forward building on a history of conservation Marine Policy, 50: 318-322 (Link)

Shiffman, D.S. (2014) Commentary: Keeping swimmers safe without killing sharks is a revolution in shark control. Animal Conservation DOI: 10.1111/acv.12155 (Link)

Shiffman, DS, Frazier, B, Kucklick, J, Abel, D, Brandes, J and Sancho, G. (2014). Feeding ecology of the sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) in South Carolina estuaries revealed through δ13C and δ15N stable isotope analysis. Marine and Coastal Fisheries. (Link(One of the 5 most downloaded papers of 2014) (Featured study in Fisheries)

Gallagher AJ, Hammerschlag N, Shiffman DS, Giery ST (2014) Evolved for extinction: the cost and conservation implications of extreme specialization in hammerhead sharks. BioScience (Link). Featured on cover:


Staaterman ER, Bhandiwad AA, Gravinese PM, Moeller PM, Reichenbach ZC, Shantz AA, Shiffman DS, Toth LT, Warneke AM, Gallagher AJ. (2014). Lights, camera, science: The utility and growing popularity of film festivals at scientific meetings. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution 7: 11-16. (Link)

ECM Parsons, DS Shiffman, ES Darling, N Spillman, and AJ Wright. (2013) How Twitter Literacy Can Benefit Conservation Scientists. Conservation Biology. (LINK)


Darling E, Shiffman D, Drew J, and Cote Isabelle (2013) The role of twitter in the life cycle of a scientific publication. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution 6, 32-43. (Link

Shiffman, DS. A review of “Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives”. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142 (6), 1773.


Shiffman, D.S (2012). Twitter as a tool for conservation outreach and education: what scientific conferences can do to promote live-tweeting. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. (Link)

Shiffman, D. S., Gallagher, A. J., Boyle, M. D., Hammerschlag-Peyer, C. M., and Hammerschlag, N. (2012).  Stable isotope analysis as a tool for elasmobranch conservation research: a primer for non-specialists. Marine and Freshwater Research 63, 635–643. (Link) Featured on cover:

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Thaler, A.D., K.A. Zelnio, A. Freitag, R. MacPherson, D.S. Shiffman, H. Bik, M.C. Goldstein, C. McClain (2012). Digital Environmentalism: Tools and strategies for the evolving online ecosystem. In D. Gallagher (ed.) Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook. SAGE (Link)


Shiffman, DS (2011). Feeding ecology of the sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) in South Carolina estuaries using delta13C and delta15 stable isotope analysis. MS Thesis, College of Charleston.

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