Specimens from the SIO Collection have contributed to the completion of over 1,400 scientific publications, including over 1,300 since 1958. Publications for the last ten years are listed below.


Becerril-García, E.E., Rosales-Nanduca, H., Paniagua-Mendoza, A., Robles-Hernández, R. and Elorriaga-Verplancken, F.R., 2019. Records of Whalesuckers (Remora australis) on Short-Beaked Common Dolphins (Delphinus delphis) in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Aquatic Mammals 45(3):299-302.

Burton EJ, Lea RN. Annotated checklist of fishes from Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary with notes on extralimital species. ZooKeys 887: 1–119.

Buser, T.J., Finnegan, D.L., Summers, A.P. and Kolmann, M.A., 2019. Have niche, will travel. New means of linking diet and ecomorphology reveals niche conservatism in freshwater cottoid fishes. Integrative Organismal Biology 1(1):p.obz023.

Cruz-Acevedo, E., Salas-Singh, C. and Aguirre-Villaseñor, H., 2019. Distribution of Dibranchus species (Pisces: Ogcocephalidae) from the Eastern Central Pacific and their relationship with environmental factors. Marine Biodiversity 49(1):333-343.

De La Cruz-Aguero, J., Gonzalez-Armas, R., Garcia-Rodriguez, F.J., and Cota-Comez, V.M.  2019.  First record of a specimen of the shortbill spearfish Tetrapturus angustirostris Tanaka, 1915 in the Pacific coast of Mexico.  Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research 47(4):677-683.

Frable, B.W., and Tea, Y-K.  2019.  A new species of damselfish (Teleostei: Pomacentridae: Pomacentrus) from Nosy Faho, Madagascar.  Copeia 107(2):323-331.

Garcia, E., Rice, C.A., Eernisse, D.J., Forsgren, K.L., Quimbayo, J.P. and Rouse, G.W., 2019. Systematic relationships of sympatric pipefishes (Syngnathus spp.): a mismatch between morphological and molecular variation. Journal of Fish Biology.

Hastings, P.A.  2019.  Evolution of sexual dimorphism in tube blennies (Teleostei: Chaenopsidae).  Integrative Organismal Biology, doi:10.1093/iob/obz003, pp 1-22.

Jones, W.A., and Checkley, D.M., Jr.  2019.  Mesopelagic fishes dominate otolith record of past two millennia in the Santa Barbara Basin.  Nature Communications (4564),

Larsen, M.E., Abel, D.C., Crane, D.P., Parker, S.L., Yancey, P.H., Keller, B.A. and Grubbs, R.D., 2019. Unique osmoregulatory morphology in primitive sharks: an intermediate state between holocephalan and derived shark secretory morphology. Journal of Fish Biology.

Ludt, W.B., Bernal, M.A., Kenworthy, E., Salas, E. and Chakrabarty, P., 2019. Genomic, ecological, and morphological approaches to investigating species limits: A case study in modern taxonomy from Tropical Eastern Pacific surgeonfishes. Ecology and Evolution 9(7):4001-4012.

Ludt, W.B., Burridge, C.P. and Chakrabarty, P., 2019. A taxonomic revision of Cheilodactylidae and Latridae (Centrarchiformes: Cirrhitoidei) using morphological and genomic characters. Zootaxa 4585(1):121-141.

Mortitz, T., Buchert, J., and Schnell, N.K.  2019.  Unexpected diversity of median caudal cartilages in teleosts.  Zoological Journal of Linnean Society 20:1-34.

Navia, A.F. and Mejía-Falla, P., 2019. Checklist of marine elasmobranchs of Colombia. Universitas Scientiarum 24(1):241-276.

Orlova, S.Y., Schepetov, D.M., Mugue, N.S., Smirnova, M.A., Senou, H., Baitaliuk, A.A., and Orlov, A.M.  2019.  Evolutionary history told by mitochondrial markers of large teleost deep-sea predators of the family Anoplopomatidae Jordan & Gilbert 1883, endemic to the North Pacific.  Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 1-9.

Piñeros, V.J., Beltrán-López, R.G., Baldwin, C.C., Barraza, E., Espinoza, E., Martínez, J.E. and Domínguez-Domínguez, O., 2019. Diversification of the genus Apogon (Lacepède, 1801)(Apogonidae: Perciformes) in the tropical eastern Pacific. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 132: 232-242.

Prokofiev, A.M., and Klepadlo, C.  2019.  Two new species of Photonectes with blue luminous tissue on body, and a re-examination of P. mirabilis (Teleostei: Stomiidae).  Zootaxa 4590(20):270-282.

Romero-Berny EI, López-Vila JM. First record of Ethadophis byrnei (Actinopterygii: Anguiliformes: Ophichthidae) in continental waters of the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico: the southernmost ocurrence in the Eastern Pacific. Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 49(3).

Rutledge, K.M.  2019.  A new guitarfish of the genus Pseudobatos (Batoidea: Rhinobatidae) with key to the guitarfishes of the Gulf of California.  Copeia 107(3):451-___

Sandoval, J.A., Jadhav, S., Quan, H., Deheyn, D.D. and Tolley, M.T., 2019. Reversible adhesion to rough surfaces both in and out of water, inspired by the clingfish suction disc. Bioinspiration & biomimetics14(6): 066016.

Sparks, J.S., and Chakrabarty, P.  2019.  Description of a new species of ponykfish (Teleostei: Leiognathidae: Equulitini: Photolateralis) from the Gulf of Oman.  American Museum Novitates (3929):1-14.

Valdesalici, S., Brahimi, A. and Freyhof, J., 2019. First record of Aphanius almiriensis from Italy and notes on the distribution of Aphanius fasciatus (Teleostei: Aphaniidae). Journal of Applied Ichthyology 35(2):541-550.



Aguilar-Medrano, R., and Arias-Gonzalez, J.E.  2018.  Functional reef fish groups of the Mexican Caribbean: implications of habitat complexity.  [Grupos funcitonales de peces de arrecife del Caribe mexicano: implicaciones de la complejidad del habitat.]  Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 89:118-1153.

Buser, T.J., Sidlauskas, B.L., and Summers, A.P.  2018.  2D or not 2D?  Testing the utility of 2D vs. 3D landmark data in geometric morphometris of the sculpin subfamily Oligocottinae (Pisces; Cottoiea).  Th Anatomical Record 301:806-818.

Cruz-Acevedo, E., Tolimieri, N., and Aguirre-Villasenor, H.  2018.  Deep-sea fish assemblages (300-2100 m) in the eastern Pacific off northern Mexico.   Marine Ecology Progress Series 592:226-242.

de Figueiredo Petean, F., de Carvalho, M.R.  2018.  Comparative morphology and systematics of the cookiecutter sharks, geus Isistius Gill (1864) (Chondrichthyes: Squaliformes: Dalatiidae).  PLoS ONE 13(8):1-98  [ pone.0201913]

Frable, B., Tucker, S.J., Walker Jr., H.J. 2018. A new species of grouper, Epinephelus craigi (Perciformes: Epinephelidae), from the South China Sea. Ichthyological Research]

Frable, B., Seid, C., Rouse, G.W., and Hastings, P.A.  2018.  Integration and curation of at-risk collections into the Scripps Institution of Oceanography collections.  Biodiversity Information Science and Standards 2: e36259 [httpt://]

Galvan-Villa, C.M., and Hastings, P.A.  2018.  Mating behavior and rapid concealing of nuptial coloration in males of the Fishgod Blenny Malacoctenus ebisui (Teleostei: Blenniiformes).  Enviornmental Biology of Fishes 101:7335-739.

Hongjamrassilp, W., Summers, A.P., and Hastings, P.A.  2018.  Heterochrony in fringeheads (Neoclinus) and amplification of an extraordinary aggressive display in the Sarcastic Fringehead (Teleostei: Blenniiformes).  Journal of Morphology: doi:10.1002/jmor.20798

Jew, M., Ebert, D.A., Kemper, J.M., Walovich, K., and Quaranta, K.L.  2018.  Resdescription of the bigeye chimaera, Hydrolagus macrophthalmus de Buen, 1959 (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeriformes), with a genetic characterization of the species.  Marine Biology  doi.org10.1007/s12526-018-0911-8

Liu, S.Y.V., Joung, S.J., Yu, C., Hsu, H., Tsai, W., Liu, K.M.  2018.  Genetic diversity and connectivity of the megamouth shark (Megachasma pelagios). PeerJ 6:e4432

Muto, N., Kai, Y., and Nakabo, T.  2018.  Taxonomic review of the Sebastes vulpes complex (Scorpaenoidei: Sebastidae).  Ichthyological Research

Smith, W.L., Buck, C.A., Ornay, G.S., Davis, M.P., Martin, R.P., Gibson, S.Z., znd Girard, M.G.  2018.  Improving vertebrate skeleton images:  fluorescence and the non-permanent mounting of cleared-and-stained specimens.  Copeia 106(3):427-435.

Smith, W.L., Everman, E., and Richardson, C.  2018.  Phylogeny and taxonomy of flatheads, scorpionfishes, sea robins, and stonefishes (Percomorpha: Scorpaeniformes) and the evolution of the lachrymal saber.  Copeia 106(1):94-119.

Tea, Y.K., Frable, B.W., and Gill, A.C.  2018.  Cirrhilabrus cyanogularis, a new species of fairy wrasse from the Philippines and Indonesia (Teleostei: Labridae).  Zootaxa 4418(6):577-587.

Underkoffler, K.E., Luers, M.A., Hyde, J.R., and Craig, M.T.  2018.  A taxonomic review of Lampris guttatus (Brünnich 1788) (Lampridiformes; Lampridae) with descriptions of three new species.  Zootaxa 4413(3):551-565.



Buser, T.J., Burns, M.D., and Lopez, J.A.  2017.  Littorally adaptive?  Testing the link between habitat, morphology, and reproduction in the intertidal sculpin subfamily Oligocottinae (Pisces: Cottoidea).  PeerJ 5:e3634; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3634

Campbell, M.A., Nielsen, J.G., Sado, T., Shinzato, C., Kanda, M., Satoh, T.P., and Miya, M.  2017.  Evolutionary affinities of the unfathomable Parabrotulidae: molecular data indicate placement of Parabrotula within the family B ythitidae, Ophidiiformes.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 109:337-342.

Conway, K.W., Kim, D., Ruber, L., Espinosa Perez, H.S., and Hastings, P.A.  2017.  Molecular systematics of the New World clingfish genus Gobiesox (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae) and the origin of a freshwater clade.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 112:138-147.

Cruz-Acevedo, E., Betancourt-Lozano, M., and Aguirre-Villasenor, H.  2017.  Distribution of the deep-sea genus Bathypterois (Pisces: Ipnopidae) in the Eastern Central Pacific.  Revista de Biologia Tropical 65(1):89-101.

Cruz-Acevedo, E., Salas-Singh, C., and Aguierre-Villasenor, H.  2017.  Distribution of Dibranchus species (Pisces: Ogcocephalidae) from the Eastern Central Pacific and their relationship with environmental factors.  Marine Biodiversity

Del Moral-Flores, L.F., Anislado-Tolentino, V., Martinez-Ramirez, E., Perez-Ponce de Leon, G., Ramirez-Antonio, E., and Gonzalez-Medina, G.  2017.  Ictiofauna marina de Oaxaca, Mexico: listado sistematico y afinidades zoogeograficas.  Acta Universitaria 27(1):3-25.

Galland, G.R., Erismam, B., Aburto-Oropeza, O., and, Hastings, P.A.  2017.  Contribution of cryptobenthic ishes to estimating community dynamics of sub-tropical reefs.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 584:175-184.

Gerringer, M.E., Linley, T.D., Jamieson, A.J., Goetze, E., and Drazen, J.C.  2017.  Pseudoliparis swirei sp. nov.: A newly-discovered hadal snailfish (Scorpaeniformes: Liparidae) from the Mariana Trench.  Zootaxa 4358(1):161-177.

Hamilton, H., Saarman, N., Short, G., Sellas, A.B., Moore, B., Hoang, T., Grace, C.L., Gomon, M., Crow, K., and Simison, W.B.  2017.  Molecular phylogeny and patterns of diversification in syngnathid fishes.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107:388-403.

Hastings, P.A., and Conway, K.W.  2017.  Gobiesox lanceolatus, a new species of clingfish (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae) from Los Frailes submarine canyon, Gulf of California, Mexico.  Zootaxa 4221(3):393-400.

Honeybone, J., and Brownlow, M.  2017.  Blue Planet II. A New World of Hidden Depths.  London, UK:  Penguin Random House.

Hongjamrassilp, W., Summers, A.P., and Hastings, P.A.  2017.  Heterochrony in fringeheads (Neoclinus) and amplification of an extraordinary aggressive display in the Sarcastic Fringehead (Teleostei: Blenniiformes).  Journal of Morphology 279:26-635.

Jawad, L.A., Fricke, R., and Naslund, J.  2017.  Comparative osteology of the family Tripterygiidae (Teleostei: Blenniiformes).  Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, pp 1-25, DOI:10.1017S002531541700042X.

Lewallen, E.A., Bohonak, A.J., Bonin, C.A., van Wijnen, A.J., Pitman, R.L., and Lovejoy, N.R.  2017.  Phylogenetics and iogeography of the two-wing flyingfish (Exocoetidae: Exocoetus).  Ecology and Evolution 7:1751-1761.

Lewallen, E.A., van Wijnen, A.J., Bonin, C.A., and Lovejoy, N.R.  2017.  Flyingfish (Exocoetidae) species diversity and habitats in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean.  Marine Biodiversity DOI 10.1007/s12526-017-0666-7.

Melo, M.R.S.  2017.  A review of the genus Dysalotus (Percomorphacea): Chiasmodontidae), with the description of Dysalotus pouliulii sp. Nov.  Journal of Fish Biology 90(2):786-802.

Micklich, N., Bannikov, A.F., and Yabumoto, Y.  2017.  First record of pony fishes (Perciformes: Leiognathidae) from the Oligocene of the Grube Unterfeld (“Fraueweiler”) clay pit.  PalZ DOI 10.1007/s12542-017-0340-1

Nielsen, J.G.  2017.  Revision of the genus Nybelinella (Teleostei, Bythitidae) with a new Atlantic abyssal species.  Zootaxa 4247(1):45-54.

Portnoy, D.S., Willis, S.C., Hunt, AE., Swift, D.G., Gold, J.R., Conway, K.W.  2017.  Molecular phylogenetics of New World searobins (Triglidae; Prionotinae).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107:382-387.

Schnell, N.K., and Johnson, G.D.  2017.  Evolution of a functional head joint in deep-sea fishes (Stomiidae).  PLos ONE 12(2):1-11.

Sibert, E.C., Cramer, K.L., Hastings, P.A., and Norris, R.D.  2017.  Methods for isolation and quantification of microfossil fish teeth and elasmobranch dermal denticles (ichthyoliths) from marine sediments.  Palaeontologia Electronica 20.1.2T:1-14.

Smith-Vaniz, W.F., and Walsh, S.J.  2017.  Revision of the jawfish genus Lonchopisthus with description of a new Atlantic species (Teleostei: Opistognathidae).  Journal of Ocean Science Foundation 28:52-89.

Victor, B.C.  2017.  Review of the Indo-Pacific Pseudojuloides cerasinus species complex with a description of two new species (Teleostei: Labridae).  Journal of Ocean Science Foundation 29:11-37.



Aguirre-Villasenor, H., Cruz-Acevedo, E., and Salas-Singh, C.  2016.  New eastern Pacific Ocea record of the rare deep-water fish, Pschrolutes phrictus (Scorpaenidae: Psychrolutidae).  Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87(3):1141-1145.

Arratia, G.  2016.  New remarkable Late Jurassic teleosts from southern Germany: Ascalaboide n. fam., its content, morphology, and phylogenetic relationships.  Fossil Record 19:31-59.

Attaran-Farimani, G., Estekani, S., Springer, V., Crimmen, O., Johnson, G.D., and Baldwin, C.C.  2016.  Validation of the synonymy of the teleost blenniid fish species Salarias phantasticus  Boulenger 1897 and Salarias anomalus Regan 1905 with Escenius pulcher (Murray 1887) based on DNA barcoding and morphology.  Zootaxa 4072(2):171-184.

Davis, M.P., Sparks, J.S., and Smith, W.L.  2016.  Repeated and widespread evolution of bioluminescence in marine fishes.  PLOS ONE DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0155154, 11 pp.

Fourriere, M., Reyes-Bonilla, H., Ayala-Bocos, A., Ketchum, J., and Chavez-Comparan, J.C.  2016.  Checklist and analysis of completeness of the reef fish fauna of the Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico.  Zootaxa 4150(4):436-466.

Galvan-Villa, C.M., Rios-Jara, E., Bastida-Izaguirre, D., Hastings, P.A., and Balart, E.F.  2016.  Annotated checklist of marine fishes from the Sanctuary of Bahia Chamela, Mexico with occurrence and biogeographic data.  ZooKeys 554:139-157.

Giusti, A., Castigliego, L., Rubino, R., gianfaldoni, D., Guidi, A., and Armani, A.  2016.  A conventional multiplex PCR assay fro the detection of toxic gemfish species (Ruvettus pretiosus and Lepidocybium flavobrunneum): a simple method to combat health frauds.  J. Agric. Food Chem. 64:960-968.

Harold, A.S., and Golani, D.  2016.  Occurrence of the Smalscale Codlet, Bregmaceros nectabanus in the Mediterranean Sea, previously misidentified as B. atlanticus in this region.  Marine Biodiversity Records 9:71, 7 pg.

Harold, A.S., Kemp, I.M., and Shore, S.K.  2016. A new species of Polyipnus (Teleostei: Stomiiformes) from the western Pacific, with comments on the P. triphanos species complex.  Zootaxa 4111(5):555-564.

Hoff, G.R., Stevenson, D.E., and Orr, J.W.  2016.  Guide to the gadiform fishes of the eastern North Pacific. NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC-309, 68 p.

Lewallen, E.A., Bohonak, A.J., Bonin, C.A., van Wijnen, A.J., Pitman, R.L., and Lovejoy, N.R.  2016.  Population genetic structure of the tropical two-wing flyingfish (Exocoetus volitans).  PLOs One 11(10):1-16.

Love, M.S., Bushing, W.W., and Power, W.  2016.  The whitetail damselfish (family Pomacentridae), Stegastes leucorus (Gilbert, 1892), new to Callifornia marine waters with a key to the California species of Pomacentridae.  Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 115(2):136-139.

Love, M.S., Passarelli, J.K., Cantrell, B., and Hastings, P.A.  2016.  The Largemouth Blenny, Labrisomus xanti, new to the California marine fauna with a list of and key to the species of Labrisomidae, Clinidae, and Chaenopsidae found in California waters.  Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 115(3):191-197.

Ma, K.Y., Craig, M.T., Choat, J.H., and van Herwerden, L.  2016.  The historical biogeography of groupers: clade diversification patterns and processes.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 100:21-30.

Martin, R.P., and Davis, M.P.  2016.  Patters of phenotypic variation in the mouth size of lanternfishes (Teleostei: Myctophiformes).  Copeia 2016(4):795-807.

Melo, M.R.S.  2016.  A review of the genus Dysalotus (Percomorphacea: Chiasmodontidae), with the description of Dysalotus pouliulii sp. nov.  Journal of Biology doi:10.1111/jfb.13194.

Micklich, N., Gregorova, R., Bannikov, A.F., Baciu, D.-S., Gradianu, I., and Carnevale, G.  2016.  Oligoremora rhenana n. g. n. sp., a new echeneid fish (Percomorpha, Echeneoidei) from the Grube Unterfeld (“Frauenweiler”) clay pit.  Palaontol. Z. 90:561-592.

Miller, E.C., Lin, H.C., and Hastings, P.A.  2016.  Improved resolution and a novel phylogeny for the Neotropical triplefin blennies (Teleostei: Tripterygiidae).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 96:70-78.

Moller, P.R., Knudsen, S.W., Schwarzhans, W., and Nielsen, J.G.  2016.  A new classification of viviparous brotulas (Bythitidae) – with family status for Dinematichthyidae – based on molecular, morphological and fossil data.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 100:391-408.

Orr, J.W.  2016.  Two new species of snailfishes of the genus Careproctus (Liparidae) from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska.  Copeia 2016(4):890-896.

Poulsen, J.Y., Sado, T., Hahn, C., Byrkjedal, I., Moku, M., and Miya, M.  2016.  Preservation obscures pelagic deep-sea fish diversity: doubling the number of sole-bearing opisthoproctids and resurrection of the genus Monacoa (Opisthoproctidae, Argentiniformes).  PLOS One DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.019762.

Rubio-Rodriguez, U., Gonzalez-Acosta, A.F., and Villalobos, H.  2016.  Comparative anatomy of the caudal skeleton of lantern fishes of the genus Triphoturus Fraser-Brunner, 1949 (Teleostei: Myctophidae).  Revista de Biologia Marina y Oceanografia 51(3):713-718.

Sanciangco, M.D., Carpenter, K.E., and Bentancur-R., R.  2016.  Phylogenetic placement of enigmatic percomorph families (Teleostei: Percomorphaceae).  Molecular Phylogenetics ad Evolution.  94(B):565-576.

Swift, C.C., Spies, B., Ellingson, R.A., and Jacobs, D.K.  2016.  A new species of the Bay Goby genus Eucyclogobius, endemic to Southern California:  evolution, conservation, and decline.  PLos ONE 11(7):1-33, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158543.

Tornabene, L., Van Tassell, J.L., Gilmore, R.G., Robertson, D.R., Young, F., and Baldwin, C.C.  2016.  Molecular phylogeny, analysis of character evolution, and submersible collections enable a new classification of a diverse group of gobies (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Nes subgroup), including nine new species and four new genera.  Zoological Journal of the Lilnnean Society, 36 pp.

Torres-Hernandez, E., Palacios-Morales, G., Romero-Gallardo, S., Salazar-Araujo, P., Garcia-Meraz, A., Mdrigal-Guridi, X., Del Moral-Flores, L.F., and Dominguez-Dominguez, O.  2016.  Annoted checklist of the coastal ichthyofauna from Michoacan State, Mexico.  Zookeys 606:99-126.

Tucker, S.J., Kurniasih, E.M., and Craig, M.T.  2016.  A new species of grouper (Epinephelus; Epinephelidae) from the Indo-Pacific.  Copeia 104(3):658-662.



Aguilar-Medrano, R., Kobelkowsky, A., and Balart, E.F.  2015.  Anatomical description of the Cortes damselfish Stegastes rectifraenum (Perciformes: Pomacentridae).  Key structures of omnivore feeding.  Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 86(4):934-946.

Armani, A., Tinacci, L., Xiong, X., Castigliego, L., Gianfaldoni, D., and Guidei, A.  2015.  Fish species identification in canned pet food by BLAST and Forensically Informative Nucleotide Sequencing (FINS) analysis of short fragments of th mitochondrial 16s ribosomal RNA gene (16S rRNA).  Food Control 50:821-830.

Arratia, G.  2015.  Complexities of early Teleostei and the evolution of particular morphological structures through time.  Copeia 103(4):999-1025.

Berquist, R.M., Galinsky, V.L., Kajiura, S.M., and Frank, L.R.  2015.  The coelacanth rostral organ is a unique low-resolution electro-detector that facilitates the feeding strike.  Scientific Reports 5(8962), doi:10.1038/srep08962, 5 pp.

Buser, T.J., and Lopez, J.A.  2015.  Molecular phylogenetics of sculpins of the subfamily Oligocottinae (Cottidae).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 86:64-74.

Conway, K.W., Bertrand, N.G., BVrowning, Z., Lancon, T.W., and Clubb, F.J., Jr.  2015.  Heterodonty in the New World: an SEM investigation of oral jaw dentition in the clingfishes of the subfamily Gobiesocinae (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae).  Copeia 103(4):973-998.

Davison, P.C., Koslow, J.A., and Kloser, R.J.  2015.  Acoustic biomass estimation of mesopelagic fish: backscattering from individuals, populaitons, and communities.  ICES J. Mar. Sci. 75(5):1413-1424.

Del Moral-Flores, L.F., Morrone, J.J., Alcocer Durand, J., Espinosa-Perez, H., and Perez-Ponce De Leon, G.  2015.  Lista patron de los tiburones, rayas kyk quimeras (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobrnachii, Holocephali) de Mexico.  Arxius de Miscellania Zoologica 13:47-163.

Ghedotti, M.J., Barton, R.W., Simons, A.M., and Davis, M.P.  2015. The first report of lluminescent liver tissue in fishes: evolution and structure of bioluminescent organs in the deep-sea naked barracudinas (Aulopifores: Lestidiidae).  Journal of Morphology 276:310-318.

Gold, J.R., Willis, S.C., Renshaw, M.A., Buentello, A., Walker, H.J., Jr., Puritz, .B., Hollenbeck, C.M., and Voelker, G.  2015.  Phylogenetic relationships of tropical eastern Pacific snappers (Lutjanidae) inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences.  Systematics and Biodiversity :1-12.

Hastings, P.A., and Findley, L.T.  2015.  Chriolepis prolata, a new species of Atlantic goby (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the North American continental shelf.  Zootaxa 3904(4):589-595.

Hoff, G.R., Stevenson, D.E., and Orr, J.W.  2015.  Guide to the gadiform fishes of the eastern North Pacific.  NOAA Tech. Memo, NMFS-AFSC-309, 68 pp.

Holcroft, N.I., and Wiley, E.O.  2015.  Variation in the posttemporal-supracleithrum articulation in euteleosts.  Copeia 103(4):751-770.

Leis, J.M.  2015.  Taxonoy and systematics of larval Indo-Pacific fishes: a review of progress since 1981.  Ichthyological Research 62:9-28.

Mizusawa, N., Tatami, M., and Fukui, A.  2015.  Redescription of the spook fish Dolichopteryx anascopa Brauer 1901 (Argenetinoidei: Opisthoproctidae).  Ichthyological Research 62:236-239.

Pietsch, T.W., and Orr, J.W.  2015.  Fishes of the Salish Sea: a compilation and distributional analysis.  NOAA Professional Paper NMFS 18:1-106.

Ramirez-Valdez, A., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Villasenor-Derbez, J.C., Dominguez-Guerrero, I., Palacios-Salgado, D.S., Cota-Nieto, J.J., Hinojosa-Arango, G., Correa-Sandoval, F., Reyes-Bonilla, H., Hernandez, A.  2015.  The nearshore fishes of the Cedros Archipelago (north-eastern Pacific) and their biogeographic affinities.  CalCOFI Report 56:1-25.

Robertson, D.R., and Allen, G.R.  2015.  Shorefishes of the Tropical Eastern Pacific: online information system.  Version 2.0.  Smithsoniann Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama.

Stiller, J., Wilson, N.G., and Rouse, G.W.  2015.  A spectacular new species of seadragon (Syngnathidae).  Royal Society Open Science,



Bernardi, G.  2014.  Baja California disjunctions and phylogeographic patterns in sympatric California blennies.  Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution doi:10.3389/fevo.2014.00053.

Conway, K.W., Baldwin, C., and White, M.D.  2014.  Cryptic diversity and venom glands in Western Agtlantic clingfishes of the genus Acyrtus (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae).  PLOS One 9(5):1-17.

Cooper, W.J., Albertson, R.C., Jacob, R.E., and Westneat, M.W.  2014.  Re-description and reassignment of the damselfish Abudefduf luridus (Cuvier, 1830) using both traditional and geometric morphometric approaches.  Copeia 2014(3):473-480.

Datovo, A., de Pinna, M.C.C., and Johnson, G.D.  2014.  The infrabranchial musculature and its bearing on the phylogeny of percomorph fishes (Osteichthyes: Teleostei).  PLOS One 9(10):1-20.

Davis, M.P., Holcroft, N.I., Wiley, E.O., Sparks, J.S., and Smith, W.L.  2014.  Species-specific bioluminescence facilitates speciation in the deep sea.  Marine Biology DOI 10.100/s00227-014-2406-x

Denton, J.S.S.  2014.  Seven-locus molecular phylogeny of Myctophiformes (Teleostei; Scopelomorpha) highlights the utility of the order for studies of deep-sea evolution.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 76:270-292.

Duhamel, G., Hulley, P.A., Causse, R., Koubbi, P., Vacchi, M., Pruvost, P., Vigetta, S., Irisson, J.O., Mormede, S., Belchier, M., Dettai, A., Detrich, H.W., Gutt, J., Jones, C.D., Kock, K.-H., Lopez Abellan, L.J., and Van de Putte, A.P.  2014.  Chapter 7. Biogeographic patterns of fish.  In: De Broyer, C., and Koubbi, P. (eds.), Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean, pp 328-362.

Dybas, C.L.  2014. Ripple marks – the story behind the story. [“Here be oarfish – sea serpents are among us.”]  Oceanography 27(2):10-13,

Fourriere, M., Reyes-Bonilla, H., Rodriguez-Zaragoza, F.A., and Crane, N.  2014.  Fishes of Clipperton Atoll, Eastern Pacific: Checkllist, endemism and analysis of completeness of the inventory.  Pacific Science 68(3):375-395.

Hastings, P.A., Craig, M.T., Erisman, B.E., Hyde, J.R., and Walker, H.J., Jr.  2014. Fishes of marine protected areas near La Jolla, California.  Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 113(3):200-231.

Jones, W.A., and Morales, M.M.  2014.  Catalog of otoliths of select fishes from the California Current system.

Klepadlo, C., Rochman, C.M., and Davison, P.  2014.  Report of Myctophum phengodes (Teleostei: Myctophidae) with extraneous photophores.  Copeia 2014(1):106-108.

Ma, K.Y.  2014.  Patterns and processes of diversification in groupers (family: Epinephelidae).  Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Australia.

Miller, E., Dossett, W., and Rankin, J.L.  2014.  Clarifying the northern extent of Diamond Stingray (Dasyatis dipterura) in Southern California.  Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 113(3):232-235.

Mincarone, M.M., and McCosker, J.E.  2014.  Redescription of Eptatretus luzonicus Fernholm et al., 2013, a replacement name for Eptatretus fernholmi McMillan and Wisner, 2004 (Craniata: Myxinidae), based on the discovery of the holotype and additional specimens from the Philippines.  In: Williams, G.C., an Gosliner, T.M. (eds.), The Coral Triangle: The 2011 Hearst Philippine Biodiversity Expedition.  California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA: pp 341-349.

Smith-Vaniz, W.F., and Jelks, H.L.  2014.  Marine and inland fishes of St. Croix, U. S. Virgin Islands: an annotated checklist.  Zootaxa 3803(1):1-120.



Aguilar-Medrano, R.  2013.  Body shape evolution of Chromis and Azurina species (Perciformes, Pomacentridae) of the eastern Pacific.  Animal Biology 63:217-232.

Arratia, G.  2013.  Morphology, taxonomy, and phylogeny of Triassic pholidophorid fishes (Actinopterygii, Teleostei).Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(6, suppl.):1-138.

Borden, W.C., Grande, T., and Smith, W.L.  2013.  Comparative osteology and myology of the caudal fin in the Paracanthopterygii (Teleostei: Acanathomorpha). In:  Arratia, G., Schultze, H.P., and Wilson, M.V.H. (eds), Mesozoic Fishes 5 – Global Diversity and Evolution, pp 419-455.

Davison, P.C., Checkley, D.M., Jr., Koslow, J.A., and Barlow, J.  2013.  Carbon export mediated by mesopelagic fishes in the northeast Pacific Ocean.  Progress in Oceanography 116:14-30.

Del Moral-Flores, L.F., Gonzalez-Acosta, A.F., Espinosa-Perez, H., Ruiz-Campos, G., and Castro-Aguire, G.  2013.  Lista anotada de la ictiofauna de las islas del golfo de California, con comentarios sobre sus afinidades zoogeograficas.  Rev. Mexicana Biodiversidad 84:184-214.

Deng, X., Wagner, H.J., and Popper, A.N.  2013.  Interspecific variations of inner ear structure in the deep-sea fish family Melamphaidae.  The Anatomical Record 296:1064-1082.

Ebert, D.A., White, W.T., Ho, H.C., Last, P.R., Nakaya, K., Seret, B., Straube, N., Naylor, G.J.P., and de Carvalho, M.R.  2013.  An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Taiwan. Zootaxa 3752(1):279-386.

Faircloth, B.C., Sorenson, L., Santini, F., and Alfaro, M.E.  2013.  A phylogenomic perspective on the radiation of ray-finned fishes based upon targeted sequencing of ultraconserved elements (UCEs).   PLOS ONE 8(6):1-7.

Fernholm, B., Noren, M., Kullander, S.O., Quattrini, A.M., Zintzen, V., Roberts, C.D., Mok, H.K., and Kuo, C.H.  2013.  Hagfish phylogeny and taxonomy, with description of the new genus Rubicundus (Craniata, Myxinidae).  J. Zoolog. Syst. Evol. Res. 51(4):296-307.

Fishelson, L., Baldwin, C.C., and Hastings, P.A.  2013.  Gonad morphology, gametogenesis, and reproductive modes in fishes of the tribe Starksiini (Teleostei, Blenniiformes).  Journal of Morphology 274:496-511.

Gonzalez-Rodriguez, K.A., Schultze, H.P., and Arratia, G.  2013.  Miniature armored acanthomorph teleosts from the Albian/Cenomanian (Cretaceous) of Mexico. In:  Mesozoic Fishes 5 – Global Diversity and Evolution, G. Arratia, H.P. Schultz and M.V.H. Wilson (eds):  pp 457-487.

Grande, T., Borden, W.C., and Smith, W.L.  2013.  Limits and relationships of Paracanthopterygii: a molecular framework for evaluating past morphological hypostheses.  In:  Arratia, G., Schultze, H.P., and Wilson, M.V.H. (eds), Mesozoic Fishes 5 – Global Diversity and Evolution, pp 385-418.

Kim, S.H., Shimada, K., and Rigsby, C.K.  2013.  Anatomy and evolution of heterocercal tail in lamniform sharks.  The Anatomical Record 296:433-442. Lea, R.N.  2013.  Record of the Kamchatka flounder, Atheresthes evermanni, in California waters.  Northwestern Naturalist 94:244-246.

Labay, B.J., Cohen, A.E., Hendrickson, D.A., Sissel, B., Sarkar, S., and Casarez, M.  2013.  Final report: data compilation, distribution models, conservation planning, and status survey for selected fishes of concern in Texas and region.  Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept.,

Lin, H.C., and Hastings, P.A.  2013.  Phylogeny and biogeography of a shallow water fish clade (Teleostei: Blenniiformes).  BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:1-18.

Near, T.J.,Domburg, A., Eytan, R.I., Keck, B.P., Smith, W.L., Kuhn, K.L., Moore, J.A., Price, S.A., Burbrink, F.T., Friedman, M., and Wainwright, P.C.  2013.  Phylogeny and tempo of diversification in the superradiation of spiny-rayed fishes.  PNAS Early Edition :1-6.

Paig-Tran, E.W.M., Kleinteich, T., and Summer, A.P.  2013.  The filter pads and filtration mechanisms of the devil rays: variaion at macro and microscopic scales.  Journal of Morphology 274(9):1026-1043.

Poulsen, J.Y., Byrkejedal, I., Willassen, E., Rees, D., Takeshima, H., Satoh, T.P., Shinohara, G., Nishida, M., and Miya, M.  2013.  Mitogenomic sequences and evidence from unique gene rearrangements corroborate evolutionary relationships of myctophiformes (Neoteleostei).  BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:1-21.

Rosenblatt, R.H., Miller, E.C., and Hastings, P.A.  2013.  Three new species of triplefin blennies of the genus Enneanectes (Teleostei, Tripterygiidae) from the tropical eastern Pacific with a key to Pacific species of Enneanectes.  Zootaxa 3636(2):361-373.

Russell, B.C., and Westneat, M.W.  2013.  A new species of Suezichthys (Teleostei: Perciformes: Labridae) from the southeastern Pacific, with a redefinition of the genus and a key to species.  Zootaxa 3640(1):88-94.

Santini, F., Kong, Z., Sorenson, L., Carnevale, G., Mehta, R.S., and Alfaro, M.E.  2013.  A multi-locus molecular timescale for the origin and diversification of eels (Order: Anguilliformes).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69:884-894.

Santini, F., Nguyen, M.T.T., Spremspm. L., Waltzek, W., Lynch Alfaro, J.W.,  Eastman, J.M., and Alfaro, M.E.  2013.  Do habitat shifts drive diversification in teleost fishes? An example from the pufferfishes (Tetraodontidae).  J. Evol. Biol. 26:1003-1018.

Schwarzhans, W.  2013.  A comparative morphological study of the Recent otoliths of the genera Diaphus, Idiolychnus and Lobianchia (Myctophidae).  Palaeo Ichthyologica 13:41-82.

Shakhovskoy, I.B., and Parin, N.V.  2013.  A review of flying fishes of the subgenus Hirundichthys (genus Hirundichthys, Exocoetidae).  1. Oceanic species: H. speculiger, H. indicus sp. nova.  Journal of Ichthyology 5(2):117-145.

Sorenson, L., Santini, F., Carnevale, G., Alfao, M.E.  2013.  A multi-locus timetree of surgeonfishes (Acanthuridae, Percomorpha), with revised family taxonomy.  Mol. Phylogen. Evol. 68:150-160.

Tang, K.L., and Fielitz, C.  2013.  Phylogeny of moray eels (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae), with a revised classification of true eels (Teleostei: Elopomorpha: Anguilliformes).  Mitochondrial DNA 24(1):55-66.

Ulrich, R.M., John, D.E., Barton, G.W., Hendrick, G.A., Fried, D.P., and Paul, J.H.  2013.  Ensuring seafood identity: grouper identification by real-rime nucleic acid sequence-based amplification (RT-NASBA).  Food Control 31:337-344.

Vella, N., and Vella, A.  2013.  Classification of species within the genus Hexanchus and Heptranchias through mtDNA sequences.  Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Medit. 40:706.

Victor, B.C.  2013.  Scorpaena wellingtoni n. sp., a new scorpionfish from the Galapagos Islands (Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae).  Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 8:30-43.

Victor, B.C., Alfaro, M.E., and Sorenson, L.  2013.  Rediscovery of Sagittalarva inornata n. gen., n. comb. (Gilbert, 1890) (Perciformes: Labridae). A long-lost deepwater fish from the eastern Pacific Ocean: a case study of a forensic approach to taxonomy using DNA bazrcoding.  Zootaxa 3669(4):551-570.

Victor, B.C., and Wellington, G.M.  2013.  Citharichthys darwini n. sp., a new endemic flatfish from the Galapagos Archipelago (Teleostei: Pleuronectiformes: Paralichthyidae).  Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 6:19-32.



Aguilar-Medrano, R., Frederich, B., Balart, E.F., and de Luna, E.  2012.  Diversification of the pectoral fin shape in damselfishes (Perciformes, Pomacentridae) of the Eastern Pacific.  Zoomorphology DOI 10.1007/s00435-012-0178-8.

Alfaro, M.E., Faircloth, B.C., Sorenson, L., and Santini, F.  2012 [in review].  A phylogenomic perspective on the radiation of ray-finned fishes based upon targeted sequencing of ultraconserved elements.

Berquist, R.M., Gledhill, K.M., Peterson, M.W., Doan, A.H., Baxter, G.T., Yopak, K.E., Kang, N., Walker, H.J., Hastings, P.A., and Frank, L.R.  2012.  The Digital Fish Library: using MrI to digitize, database, and document the morphological diversity of fish.  PLOS One 7(4):1-16.

Castillo-Geniz, J.L., Ocampo-Torres, A.I., Shimada, K., Rigsby, C.K., and Nicholas, A.C.  2012.  Juvenile megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios, caught off the Pacific coast of Mexico, and its significance to chondrichthyan diversity in Mexico.  Ciencias Marinas 38(2):467-474.

Clark, A.J., and Summers, A.P.  2012.  Ontogenetic scaling of the morphology and biomechanics of the feeding apparatus in the Pacific hagfish Eptatretus stoutiiJournal of Fish Biology 80:86-99.

Duplain, R.R., Chapleau, F., and Munroe, T.A.  2012.  A new species of Trinectes (Pleuronectiformes: Achiridae) from the upper Rio San Juan and Rio Condoto, Colombia.  Copeia 2012(3):541-546.

Eytan, R.I., Hastings, P.A. Holland, B.R., and Hellberg, M.E.  2012.  Reconciling molecules and morphology: molecular systematics and biogeography of Neotropical blennies (Acanthemblemaria).  Mol. Phylogen. Evol. 62:159-173.

Fierstine, H.L., Huddleston, R.W., and Takeuchi, G.T.  2012.  Catalog of the Neogene bony fishes of California. A systematic inventory of all published accounts.  Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. (159):1-208.

Fishelson, L., Baldwin, C.C., and Hastings, P.A.  2012.  Comparison of the oropharyngeal cavity in Starksiini (Teleostei: Blenniiformes: Labrisomidae): taste buds and teeth, including a comparison with closely-related genera.  Journal of Morphology 273:618-628.

Flynn, A.J., and Klepadlo, C.  2012.  Two new species of Photonectes (Teleostei: Stomiidae) from the Indo-Pacific, and a re-examination of P. achirusMem. Mus. Vict. 69:259-267.

Gonzalez-Acosta, A.F., Findley, L.T., Ruiz-Campos, G., Burnes-Romo, and Espinosa Perez, H.  2012.  Extreme northern range extension of the Pelican barracuda Sphyraena idiastes (Perciformes: Sphyraenidae) in the eastern Pacific.  J. Appl. Ichthyol. (2012):1-3.

Lasso-Alcala, O., Posada, J., Van Tassell, J., Robertson, D.R., and Farina, A.  2012.  Geographic distribution of twinhorn blenny, Coralliozetus cardonae (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Chaenopsidae), with records from the southern Caribbean.  Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 42(1):59-64.

McCosker, J.E., Long, D.J., and Baldwin, C.C.  2012.  Description of a new species of deepwater catshark, Bythaelurus giddingsi sp. nov., from the Galapagos Islands (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae).  Zootaxa (3221):48-59.

Near, T.J., Eytan, R.I., Domburg, A., Kuhn, K.L., Moore, J.A., Davis, M.P., Wainwright, P.C., Friedman, M., and Smith, W.L.  2012.  Resolution of ray-finned fish phylogeny and timing of diversification.  PNAS Early Edition, 6 pp + 14 p supplement.  www.pnas.orgcgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1206625109

Richards, W.J., & Yato, T.  2012.  The tropical species of the subgenus Pterygotrigla (Pisces: Triglidae: Pterygotrigla) with description of a new species.  Zootaxa (3484):53-64.

Roberts, T.R.  2012.  Systematics, biology, and distribution of the species of the oceanic oarfish genus Regalecus (teleostei, Lamridiformes, Regalecidae).  Mem. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 202:1-266.

Robins, C.R., Robins, R.H., and Brown, M.E.  2012.  A revision of Lepophidium (Teleostei, Ophidiidae), with descriptions of eight new species.  Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 52(1):1-93.

Schwab, I.R.  2012.  Evolution’s Witness.  How Eyes Evolved.  New York, NY:  Oxford Univ. Press.  306 pp.

Victor, B.C.  2012.  Hypoplectrus floridae n. sp. and Hypoplectrus ecosur n. sp., two new Barred Hamlets from the Gulf of Mexico (Pisces: Serranidae): more than 3% different in COI mtDNA sequence from the Caribbean Hypoplectrus species flock.  Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 5:1-19.

Wainwright, P.C., Smith, W.L., Price, S.A., Tang, K.L., Sparks, J.S., Ferry, L.A., Kuhn, K.L., Eytan, R.I., and Near, T.J.  2012.  The evolution of pharyngognathy: a phylogenetic and functional appraisal of the pharyngeal jaw key innovation in labroid fishes and beyond.  Systematic Biology 61(6):1001-1027.



Aguilar-Medrano, R., Frederich, B., de Luna, E., and Balart, E.F.  2011.  Patterns of morphological evolution of the cephalic region in damselfishes (Perciformes: Pomacentridae) of the Eastern Pacific.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102:593-613.

Byrkjedal, I., Poulsen, J.Y., and Galbraith, J.  2011.  Leptoderma macrophthalmum n.sp., a new species of smooth-head (Otocephala: Alepocephalidae) from the Mid Atlantic Ridge.  Zootaxa (2876):49-56.

Chakrabarty, P., Davis, M.P., Smith, W.L., Baldwin, Z.H., and Sparks, J.S.  2011.  Is sexual selection driving diversification of the bioluminescent ponyfishes (Teleostei: Leiognathidae)?  Molecular Ecology 20:2818-2834.

Craig, M.T., Sadovy de Mitcheson, Y.J., and Heemstra, P.C.  2012.  Groupers of the World. A Field and Market Guide.  Grahamstown, South Africa:  NISC (Pty) Ltd.   356 pp + 47 pp Appendix.

Davison, P.  2011.  The specific gravity of mesopelagic fish from the northeastern Pacific Ocean and its implications for acoustic backscatter.  ICES Journal of Marine Science 68(10):2064-2074.

Davison, P., and Asch, R.G.  2011.  Plastic ingestion by mesopelagic fishes in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre.  Marine Ecological Progress Series 432:173-180.

Dunlap, P.V., and Nakamura, M.  2011.  Functional morphology of the luminescence system of Siphamia versicolor (Perciformes: Apogonidae), a bacterially luminous coral reef fish.  Journal of Morphology 272(8):897-909.

Erisman, B.E., Galland, G.R., Mascarenas, I., Moxley, J., Walker, H.J., Aburto-Oropeza, O., Hastings, P.A., and Ezcurra, E.  2011.  List of coastal fishes of Islas Marias archipelago, Mexico, with comments on taxonomic composition, biogeography, and abundance.  Zootaxa (2985):26-40.

Flammang, B.E, Ebert, D.A., and Cailliet, G.M.  2011.  Intraspecific and interspecific spatial distribution of three eastern North Pacific catshark species and their egg cases (Chondrichthyes: Scyliorhinidae).  Breviora (525):1-18.

Galland, G.R.  2011.  Comments on microhabitat specialization and a depth range extension for a chaenopsid tube blenny in the Gulf of California, Mexico.  Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Science 110(2):52-55.

Gonzalez-Murcia, S., and Marin, C.  2011.  First record of the clingfish Tomicodon zebra (Pisces: Gobiesocidae) from El Salvador waters.  Marine Biodiversity Record 4:1-2.

Klepadlo, C.  2011.  Three new species of the genus Photonectes (Teleostei: Stomiiformes: Stomiidae: Melanostomiinae) from the Pacific Ocean.  Copeia 2011(2):201-210.

Lasso-Alcala, O., Nunes, J.L.S., Lasso, C., Posada, J., Robertson, R., Piorski, N.M., Van Tassell, J., Giarrizzo, T., and Gondolo, G.  2011.  Invasion of the Indo-Pacific blenny Omobranchus punctatus (Perciformes: Blenniidae) on the Atlantic coast of Central and South America.  Neotropical Ichthyology 9(3):571-578.

Lewallen, E.A., Pitman, R.L., Kjartanson, S.L., and Lovejoy, N.R.  2011.  Molecular systematics of flyingfishes (Teleostei: Exocoetidae): evolution in the epipelagic zone.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102:161-174.

Li, C., Ricardo, B.R., Smith, W.L., and Orti, G.  2011.  Monophyly and interrelationships of Snook and Barramundi (Centropomidae sensu Greenwood) and five new markers for fish phylogenetics.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 60(3):463-471.

Lin, H.C., and Hastings, P.A.  2011.  Evolution of a Neotropical marine fish lineage (Subfamily Chaenopsinae, Suborder Blennioidei) based on phylogenetic analysis of combined molecular and morphological data.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 60(2):236-248

Miloslavich, P., Klein, E., Diaz, J.M., Hernandez, C.ZE., Bigatti, G., Campos, L., Artigas, F., Castillo, J., Penchaszadeh, P.E., Neill, P.W., Carranza, A., Retana, M.V., Diaz de Astarloa, J.M., Lewis, M., Yorio, P., Piriz, M.L., Rodriguez, D., Yoneshigue-Valentin, Y., Gamboa, L., and Martin, Al.  2011.  Marine biodiversity in the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of South America: knowledge and gaps.  PLOS One 6(1):1-43.

Mincarone, M.M., Mwale, M., and Fernholm, B.  2011.  First record and further description of the Cape hagfish Myxine capensis (Myxinidae) off Mozambique, western Indian Ocean.  Journal of Fish Biology 79:806-811.

Moore, R.H., Miller, E.F., and Love, M.  2011.  Southern occurrence of the sand sole (Psettichthys melanostictus).  Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Science 110(3):184-188.

Nielsen, J.G., and Moller, P.R.  2011.  Revision of the bathyal cusk-eels of the genus Bassogigas (Ophidiidae) with description of a new species from off Guam, west Pacific Ocean.  Journal of Fish Biology 78:783-795.

Nulens, R., Scott, L., and Herbin, M.  2011.  An updated inventory of all known specimens of the coelacanth, Latimeria spp.  Smithiana Special Publication 3:1-52.

Okamoto, M., Hoshino, K., and Jintoku, T.  2011.  First record of Amarsipus carlsbergi (Perciformes: Stromateoidei: Amarsipidae) from Japan and a northernmost range extension.  Biogeography 13:25-29.

Paig-Tran, E.W., Bizzaro, J.J., Strother, J.A., and Summers, A.P.  Bottles as models: predicting the effects of varying swimming speed and morphology on size selectivity and filtering efficiency in fishes.  J. Exper. Biol.  214:1643-1654.

Parin, N.V., and Bogorodskiy, S.V.  2011.  Distribution and morphology of flying fish Cypselurus hexazona placed into a separate subgenus Zonocypselurus subgen. nov.  Journal of Ichthyology 51(8):658-661.

Pfeiler, E., Van der Heiden, A.M., Ruboyianes, R.S., and Watts, T.  2011.  Albula gilbert, a new species of bonefish (Albuliformes: Albulidae) from the eastern Pacific, and a description of adults of the parapatric A. esunculaZootaxa 3088:1-14.

Rowe, T., and Frank, L.R.  2011.  The disappearing third dimension.  Science.  Data Collections Booklet, pp 24-26.

Williams, J.P., Pondella, D.J., II, Haggin, B.M., and Allen, L.G. 2011.  New record of Pacific sierra (Scomberomorus sierra) with notes on previous California records.  California Fish & Game 97(1):43-46



Arratia, G.  2010.  The Clupeocephala re-visited: analysis of characters and homologies.  Rev. Biol. Mar. Oceanogr. 45(suppl.1):635-657.

Arratia, G., and Bagarinao, T.  2010.  Chapter 3. Early ossification and development of the cranium and paired girdles of Chanos chanos (Teleostei, Gonorynchiformes).  In: Grande, T., Poyato-Ariza, F.J., and Diogo, R. (eds.),Gonorynchiformes and Ostariophysan Relationships, a Comprehensive Review; Science Publ., pp 103-106.

Chakrabarty, P., Chu, J., Nahar, L., and Sparks, J.S.  2010.  Geometric morphometrics uncovers a new species of ponyfish (Teleostei: Leiognnathidae: Equulites), with comments on the taxonomic status of Equula berbis Valenciennes.  Zootaxa (2427):15-24.

Davis, M.P.  2010.  Evolutionary relationships of the Aulopifores (Euteleostei: Cyclosquamata): a molecular and total evidence approach.  In:  Nelson, J.S., Schultz, H.P., and Wilson, M.V.H. (eds.), Origin and Phylogenetic Interrelationships of Teleosts, pp. 431-470

Davis, M.P., and Fielitz, C.  2010.  Estimating divergence times of lizardfishes and their allies (Euteleostei: Aulopiformes) and the timing of deep-sea adaptations.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57(3):1194-1208.

Dyer, B.S., and Westneat, M.W.  2010.  Taxonomy and biogeography of the coastal fishes of Juan Fernandez Archipelago and Desventuradas Islands, Chile.  Rev. Biol. Mar. Oceanogr. 45(S1):589-617.

Erisman, B.E., Craig, M.T., and Hastings, P.A.  2010.  Reproductive biology of the Panama graysby Cephalopholis panamensis (Teleostei: Epinephelidae).  Journal of Fish Biology 76:1312-1328.

Eschmeyer, W.N., Fricke, R., Fong, J.D., and Polack, D.A.  2010.  Marine fish diversity: history of knowledge and discovery (Pisces).  Zootaxa 2525:19-50.

Eytan, R.I., and Hellberg, M. E.  2010.  Nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data reveal and conceal different demographic histories and population genetic processes in Caribbean reef fishes.  Evolution doi:10.111/j.1558-546.2010.01071.x

Feeney, R.F., Lavenberg, R.J., and Pitman, R.L.  2010.  Description of a complete Liopropoma larva from the Gulf of California (Mexico) and its comparison with L. fasciatum and L. longilepis (Actinopterygii: Epinephelidae).  Ciencias Marianas 36(1):83-89

Fernolm, B., and Mincarone, M.M.  2010.  A new species of hagfish (Myxinidae: Eptatretus) from Papua New Guinea.  Journal of Fish Biology 77:998-1005.

Hastings, P.A., and Galland, G.R.  2010.  Ontogeny of microhabitat use and two-step recruitment in a specialist reef fish, the Browncheek Blenny (Chaenopsidae).  Coral Reefs 29:155-164.

Hulley, P.A., and Duhamel, G.  2010.  A review of the lanternfish genus  Bolinichthys Paxton, 1972 (Myctophidae).  Cybium 33(4):259-304.

Johnson, G.D., and Britz, R.  2010. Occipito-vertebral fusion in actinopterygians: conjecture, myth and reality. Part 2: Teleosts. In: Nelson, J.S., Schultz, H.P., and Wilson, M.V.H. (eds.), Origin and Phylogenetic Interrelationships of Teleosts, pp 95-110.

Lewallen, E.A., Pitman, R.L., Kjartanson, S.L., and Lovejoy, N.R.  2010.  Molecular systematics of flyingfishes (Teleostei: Exocoetidae): evolution in the epipelagic zone.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102(1):161-174.

Long, J.H., Jr., Porter, M.E., Root, R.G., and Liew, C.W.  2010.  Go reconfigure: how fish change shape as they swim and evolve.  Integrative and Comparative Biology 50(6):1120-1139.

McCosker, J.E.  2010.  Deepwater Indo-Pacific species of the snake-eel genus Ophichthus (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae), with the description of nine new species.  Zootaxa (2505):1-39. 

McCosker, J.E., and Rosenblatt, R.H.  2010.  The fishes of the Galapagos Archipelao: an update.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 61(suppl.II, no.11):167-195.

Melo, M. R. S.   2010.  A revision of the genus Pseudoscopelus Lütken (Chiasmodontidae: Acanthomorphata) with descriptions of three new species. Zootaxa No. 2710: 1-78.

Mincarone, M.M., and Fernholm, B.  2010.  Review of the Australian hagfishes with description of two new species of Eptatretus (Myxinidae).  Journal of Fish Biology 77:779-801.

Miya, M., Pietsch, T.W., Orr, J.W., Arnold, R.J., Satoh, T.P., Shedlock, A.M., Ho, H.C., Shimazaki, M., Yabe, M., and Nishida, M.  2010.  Evolutionary history of anglerfishes (Teleostei: Lophiiformes): a mitogenomic perspective.  BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:58-85.

Moore, J.A., and Dodd, K.A.  2010.  A new species of the roughy genus Hoplostethus (Teleostei: Trachichthyidae) from the Philippines.  Bull. Peabody Mus. Nat. Hist. 51(1):137-144.

Munroe, T.A., and Krabbenhoft, T.J.  2010.  Two unusually large pre-transitional tonguefish larvae (Pleuronectiformes: Cynoglossidae: Symphurus) from oceanic waters near the Galapagos Islands.  Bulletin of Marine Science 86(1):15-33.

Reece, J.S., Smith, D.G., and Holm, E.  2010.  The moray eels of the Ânarchias cantonensis group (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae), with description of two new species.  Copeia 2010(3):421-430.

Reyes-Bonilla, H., Ayala-Bocos, A., Gonzalez-Romero, S., Sanchez-Alcantara, I., Mendoza, M.W., Bedolla-Guzman, Y.R., Ramirez-Valdez, A., Calderon-Aguilera, L.E., and Olivares-Banuelos, N.C.  2010.  Checklist and biogeography of fishes from Guadalupe Island, western Mexico.  CalCOFI Report 51:1-15.

Ruiz-Campos, G., Castro-Aguirre, J.L., Balart, E.F., Campos-Davila, L., and Velez-Marin, R.  2010.  New specimens and records of chondrichthyan fishes (Vertebrata: Chondrichthyes) off the Mexican Pacific coast.  Rev. Mexicana Biodiv. 81:363-371.

Schnell, N.K. Britz, R., and Johnson, G.D.  2010.  New insights into the complex structure and ontogeny of the occipito-vertebral gap in barbeled dragonfishes (Stomiidae, Teleostei).  Journal of Morphology 271(8):1006-1022.

Schinske, J.N., Bernardi, G., Jacobs, D.K., and Routman, E.J.  2010.  Phylogeography of the diamond turbot (Hypsopsetta guttulata) across the Baja California Peninsula.  Marine Biology 157:123-134.

Shakhovskoy, I.B., and Parin, N.V.  2010.  A comparative description and distribution of the flying fishes – Cypselurus poecilopterus, C. simus, and C. callopterus, sorted out into the species group of spotwing species of the subgenus PoecilocypselurusJournal of Ichthyology 50(8):559-579.

Victor, B.C.  2010.  The Redcheek Paradox: the mismatch between genetic and phenotypic divergence among deeply-divided mtDNA lineages in a coral-reef goby, with the description of two new cryptic species from the Caribbean Sea.  Journal of Ocean Science Foundation 3:2-16.

Victor, B.C., and Randall, J.E.  2010.  Gramma dejongi, a new basslet (Perciformes: Grammatidae) from Cuba, a sympatric sibling species of G. loreto.  Zoological Studies 49(6):865-871.

Victor, B.C., Vasquez-Yeomans, L., Valdez-Moreno, M., Wilk, L., Jones, D.L., Lara, M.R., Caldow, C., and Shivji, M.  2010.  The larval juvenile, and adult stages of the Caribbean goby, Coryphopterus kuna (Teleostei: Gobiidae): a reef fish with a pelagic larval duration longer than the post-settlement lifespan.  Zootaxa (2346):53-61.

Wienerroither, R.M., Nedreaas, K.H., Uiblein, F., Christiansen, J.S., Byrkjedal, I., and Karamushko, O.  2010.  The marine fishes of Jan Mayen Island, NE Atlantic – past and present.  Marine Biodiversity DOI 10.1007/s12526-010-0055-y