Chris Murray


Ph.D. Candidate


Ph.D. (Biological Sciences), in progress, Auburn University

M.S. (Biology), 2011, Southeastern Louisiana University

B.S. (Biology), 2008, Juniata College

Selected Publications:

Murray, Christopher M., Kyle Piller, Mark Merchant, Amos Cooper, Michael Easter. 2013. Salinity and alligator egg shape: a geometric morphometric analysis. Journal of Herpetology 47: 15-23.

Murray, Christopher M., Brian Crother, Mark Merchant, Amos Cooper, Michael Easter. 2013. Can Reproductive Allometry Assess Population Marginality in Crocodilians? A Comparative Analysis of Gulf Coast American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) Populations. Copeia 2013:268-273.

Murray, C. M., Crother, B. I. 2013 PAE under AEI thesis: a response. Cladistics DOI: 10.1111/cla.12041

Crother, B. I., Murray, C. M. 2013. Parsimony analysis of endemism under the areas of endemism as individuals thesis. CladisticsDOI: 10.1111/cla.12023 

McMahan, Caleb D., Christopher M. Murray, Aaron D. Geheber, Christopher D. Boeckman, and Kyle R. Piller.  2011. Vieja synspila is a junior synonym of Vieja melanura (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Zootaxa.

Crother, Brian I. and Christopher M. Murray. 2011. Ontology of Areas of Endemism. Journal of Biogeography.

Siegel, Dustin S., Christopher M. Murray, Emily R. Wilson, Emily Puleo, Keith True and Robert D. Aldridge. 2011. Sexual kidneys in salamanders. Journal of Herpetology 46: 136-144.

Rheubert, Justin L., Christopher M. Murray, Dustin S. Siegel, Johnathan Babin, David M. Sever. 2011. Morphology and seasonal variation is the renal sexual segment of the male Mediterranean gecko; Hemidactylus turcicus (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Journal of Morphology.