Ph.D. Student, Delta Science Fellow
Animal Biology Graduate Group
M.S. Zoology, University of Florida
B.S. Ecology/ B.S. Earth Science, UC San Diego
Broadly, I am interested in the diversity and physiology of fishes. In the Fangue laboratory I am studying how environmental stressors affect the development and physiology of the early life stages of several California native fish species.
Yanagitsuru, Y.R., Akanyeti, O., Liao, J.C. Head width influences flow sensing by the lateral line canal system in fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology, in press.
Akanyeti, O., Putney, J., Yanagitsuru, Y. R., Lauder, G. V., Stewart, W. J., & Liao, J. C. (2017). Accelerating fishes increase propulsive efficiency by modulating vortex ring geometry. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201705968.
Akanyeti, O., Thornycroft, P. J. M., Lauder, G. V., Yanagitsuru, Y. R., Peterson, A. N., & Liao, J. C. (2016). Fish optimize sensing and respiration during undulatory swimming. Nature Communications, 7.
Jew, C. J., Wegner, N. C., Yanagitsuru, Y., Tresguerres, M., & Graham, J. B. (2013). Atmospheric oxygen levels affect mudskipper terrestrial performance: Implications for early tetrapods. In Integrative and Comparative Biology, 53, 248–257.