William Alevizon Ph.D.

Research Associate, Dept. of Biology

Email: alevizonws@cofc.edu


Other Academic Positions Held:

Teaching at College of Charleston:

Selected Research Publications

Alevizon, W. and J.W. Porter. 2015. Coral loss and fish guild stability on a Caribbean coral reef: 1974-2000. Env. Biol. Fish. 98:1035-1045

Alevizon, W. 2002. Enhanced seagrass growth and fish aggregations around Bahamian patch reefs: The case for a functional connection. Bulletin of Marine Science 70:957-966.

Greene, L. E. and W. S. Alevizon. (1989). Comparative accuracies of visual assessment methods for coral reef fishes. Bulletin of Marine Science 44: 899-912.

Gorham J,C. and W. S. Alevizon. (1989). Habitat complexity and the abundance of juvenile fishes residing on small scale artificial reefs. Bulletin of Marine Science 44: 662-665

Alevizon, W.S. and J.C. Gorham. 1989. Effects of artificial reef deployment on nearby resident fishes. Bull. Mar. Sci. 44:646-661.

B.I. Blonder and W.S. Alevizon. 1988.Prey discrimination and electroreception in the stingray Dasyatis sabina. Copeia 1988:33-36.

Alevizon, W.S., R. Richardson, P. Pitts, and G. Serviss.1985. Coral zonation and patterns of community structure in Bahamian reef fishes. Bull. Mar. Sci. 36:304-318.

Alevizon, W.S., R. Richardson, S. McCarthy, and J. Gorham. 1985. Use of man-made reefs to concentrate grunts (Haemulidae) and snappers (Lutjanidae) in Bahamian waters. Bull. Mar. Sci. 37:3-10.

Alevizon, W.S. and D. Landmeier. 1984. Variability in the population structure of four western Atlantic parrotfishes. Env. Biol. Fish. 10:149-158.

D. Colton and W. S. Alevizon. 1983. Feeding ecology of bonefish in Bahamian waters. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 112:178-184

D. Colton and W. S. Alevizon. 1983. Movement patterns of bonefish (Albula vulpes) in Bahamian waters. Fish. Bull. 81:148-154.

S. Freeman and W. S. Alevizon. 1983. Aspects of territoriality and habitat distribution in the fairy basslet (Gramma loreto). Copeia 1985:829-835.

D. Colton and W. S. Alevizon. 1981. Diurnal variability in a Bahamian reef fish assemblage. Env. Biol. Fish.6:341-345.

T. Armitage and W. S. Alevizon. 1980. The diet of the Florida pompano (Trachinotus carolinus) along the east coast of central Florida. Florida Scientist. 43:19-26.

Alevizon, W.S. 1976. Mixed schooling and its possible significance in a tropical western Atlantic parrotfish and surgeonfish. Copeia 1976:797-798.

Alevizon, W.S. 1976. Pelagic capture of young rough triggerfish in the Caribbean. Florida Scientist, 39:3-5

Alevizon, W.S. 1975. Spatial overlap and competition in congeneric surfperches (Embiotocidae) off Santa Barbara, California. Copeia 1975:608-615.

Alevizon, W.S. 1975. The comparative feeding ecology of two congeneric surfperches off Santa Barbara, California. Copeia 1975: 352-356

Alevizon, W.S. and M. Brooks. 1975. The comparative structure of two western Atlantic reef-fish assemblages. Bull. Mar. Sci. 25:482-490.

General Audience Publications



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