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Academic Publications

* indicates co-first authorship; italics indicates mentee

20. Wu NC, Alton L, Bovo RP, Carey N, Currie SE, Lighton JRB, McKenchnie AE, Pottier P, Rossi GS, White CR, Levesque D (2024) Reporting guidelines for terrestrial respirometry: Building openness, transparency of metabolic rate and evaporative water loss data. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A. Mol. Integr. Physiol. 296, 111688. PDF.

19. Rossi GS*, Elbassiouny A*, Jamison J, Welch Jr. K.C. (2024) Heat exposure limits pentose phosphate pathway activity in bumble bees. Conserv. Physiol. 1, coae031. PDF.

18. Young S, Rossi GS, Bernier N, Wright PA. (2024) Cortisol enhances aerobic metabolism and locomotor performance during the transition to land in an amphibious fish. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A. 288, 111558. PDF.

17. Rossi GS, Welch Jr. KC (2023) Leptin resistance does not facilitate migratory fattening in ruby-throated hummingbirds (Archilochus colubris). Integr. Comp. Biol. icad046. PDF.

16. Rossi GS*, Labbé D*, Wright PA (2022) Out of water in the dark: Plasticity in visual structures and function in an amphibious fish. J. Exp. Zool. A. Ecol. Integr. Physiol. 337, 776-784. PDF.

15. Blewett TA, Binning SA, Weinrauch AM, Ivy CM, Rossi GS, Borowiec BG, Lau GY, Overduin S, Aragao I, Norin T (2022)  Physiological and behavioural strategies of aquatic animals living in fluctuating environments. J. Exp. Biol. 225, jeb242503. PDF.

14. Turko AJ*, Rossi GS*, Blewett TA, Currie S, Taylor DS, Wright PA, Standen EM (2022) Context-dependent relationships between athletic performance and body composition in the amphibious fish Kryptolebias marmoratus. J. Exp. Biol. 225, jeb243372. PDF.

13. Turko AJ, Rossi GS (2022) Habitat choice promotes and constrains phenotypic plasticity. Biol. Lett. 18, 20210468. PDF.

12. Allore CA, Rossi GS, Wright PA (2021) Seeing in the swamp: Hydrogen sulfide inhibits eye metabolism and visual acuity in a sulfide-tolerant fish. Biol. Lett. 17, 20210329. PDF.

11. Turko AJ*, Rossi GS*, Wright PA* (2021) More than breathing air: Evolution and Physiology of amphibious fishes. Physiol. 36, 307-314. PDF.

Featured on the cover of the September issue.

10. Rossi GS, Wright PA (2021) Does leaving water makes fish smarter? Terrestrial exposure and exercise improves spatial learning in an amphibious fish. Proc. R. Soc. B. 20210603. PDF.

Featured by Nature, The Atlantic, PhysOrg, Oceanbites, and CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks (aired on June 19, 2021).

9. Rossi GS*, Cochrane PV*, Wright PA (2020) Fluctuating environments during early development can limit adult phenotypic flexibility: Insights from an amphibious fish. J. Exp. Biol. 223, jeb228304. PDF.

8. Rossi GS, Cramp RL, Wright PA, Franklin CE (2020) Frogs seek hypoxic microhabitats that accentuate metabolic depression during dormancy. J. Exp. Biol. 223, jeb213363. PDF.

Featured by Conservation Physiology.

7. Rossi GS, Wright PA (2020) Hypoxia-seeking behaviour, metabolic depression, and skeletal muscle function in an amphibious fish out of water. J. Exp. Biol. 223, jeb213355. PDF.

Featured by Oceanbites.

6. McFarlane W, Rossi GS, Wright PA (2019) Amphibious fish ‘get a jump’ on terrestrial locomotor performance after exercise training. J. Exp. Biol. 222, jeb213348. PDF.

Featured by Hakai Magazine.

5. Rossi GS, Cochrane PV, Tunnah L, Wright PA (2019) Ageing impacts phenotypic flexibility in an air-acclimated amphibious fish. J. Comp. Physiol. B. 189, 567-579. PDF.

4. Rossi GS*, Tunnah L*, Martin KE, Turko AJ, Taylor DS, Currie S, Wright PA (2019) Mangrove fishes rely on emersion behavior and physiological tolerance to persist in sulfidic environments. Physiol. Biochem. Zool. 92, 316–325. PDF.

3. Cochrane PV, Rossi GS, Tunnah L, Jonz MG, Wright PA (2019) Hydrogen sulphide toxicity and the importance of amphibious behaviour in a mangrove fish inhabiting sulphide-rich habitats. J. Comp. Physiol. B. 189, 223-235. PDF.

2. Rossi GS, Turko AJ, Wright PA (2018) Oxygen drives skeletal muscle remodeling in an amphibious fish out of water. J. Exp. Biol. jeb180257. PDF.

1. Rossi GS, Tunnicliffe V (2017) Trade-offs in a high CO2 habitat on a subsea volcano: condition and reproductive features of a bathymodioline mussel. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 574, 49-64. PDF.


Rossi GS, Borowiec, BG (2024) Fish Muscle Physiology and Plasticity. In Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology (Second Edition). Elsevier. Invited by Dr. Emily Standen. PDF.

Rossi GS (2024) Life Above the Surface – Using the Aerial Environment. In Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology (Second Edition). Elsevier. Invited by Dr. Jodie Rummer. PDF.

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PhD Thesis, University of Guelph

Advisor: Dr. Patricia Wright     (2017-2021)

MSc Thesis, University of Victoria

Advisor: Dr. Verena Tunnicliffe     (2014-2016)

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