Recent Publications




Ronco F, M Matschiner, A Böhne, A Boila, HH Büscher, A El Taher, A Indermaur, M Malinsky, V Ricci, A Kahmen, S Jentoft & W Salzburger (2021) Drivers and dynamics of a massive adaptive radiation in cichlid fishes. Nature 589: 76–81. reprint.pdf


El Taher A, A Böhne, N Boileau, F Ronco, A Indermaur, L Widmer & W Salzburger (2021) Gene expression dynamics during rapid organismal diversification in African cichlid fishes. Nature Ecology and Evolution 5: 243–250. reprint.pdf


Rajkov J, A El Taher, A Böhne, W Salzburger & B Egger (2021) Gene expression remodelling and immune response during adaptive divergence in an African cichlid fish. Molecular Ecology 30: 274–296. reprint.pdf


Svardal H, W Salzburger & M Malinsky (2021) Genetic variation and hybridization in evolutionary radiations of cichlid fishes. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences 9: 55–79. reprint.pdf


Ronco F & W Salzburger (2021) The non-gradual nature of adaptive radiation. Zoology 146: 125925. reprint.pdf

6.Viertler A, W Salzburger & F Ronco (2021) Comparative scale morphology in the adaptive radiation of cichlid fishes (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Tanganyika. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 134: 541-556. reprint.pdf
7.El Taher A, F Ronco, M Matschiner, W Salzburger & A Böhne (2021) Dynamics of sex chromosome evolution in a rapid radiation of cichlid fishes. Science Advances 7: eabe8215. reprint.pdf
8.Ronco F & W Salzburger (2021) Tracing evolutionary decoupling of oral and pharyngeal jaws in cichlid fishes. Evolution Letters 5: 625-635. reprint.pdf
9.Weber AA-T, J Rajkov, K Smailus, B Egger & W Salzburger (2021) Speciation dynamics and extent of parallel evolution along a lake-stream environmental contrast in African cichlid fishes. Science Advances 7: eabg5391. reprint.pdf
10.Musilova Z, W Salzburger & F Cortesi (2021) The visual opsin gene repertoires of teleost fishes: Evolution, ecology, and function. Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology 37: 441-468. reprint.pdf





Doble CJ, H Hipperson, W Salzburger, GJ Horsburgh, C Mwitz, DJ Murrell & JJ Day (2020) Testing the performance of environmental DNA metabarcoding for surveying highly diverse tropical fish communities: A case study from Lake Tanganyika. Environmental DNA 2: 24–41. reprint.pdf


Svardal H, FX Quah, M Malinsky, BP Ngatunga, EA Miska, W Salzburger, MJ Genner, GF Turner & R Durbin (2020) Ancestral hybridization facilitated species diversification in the Lake Malawi cichlid fish adaptive radiation. Molecular Biology and Evolution 37: 1100–1113. reprint.pdf


Russel JM, P Barker, A Cohen, S Ivory, I Kimirei, C Lane, M Leng, N Maganza, M McGlue, E Msakay, A Noren, L Park Boush, W Salzburger, C Scholz, R Tiedemann, S Nuru and the Lake Tanganyika Scientific Drilling Project (TSDP) Consortium (2020) ICDP workshop on the Lake Tanganyika Scientific Drilling Project: a late Miocene–present record of climate, rifting, and ecosystem evolution from the world’s oldest tropical lake. Scientific Drilling 27: 53–60. reprint.pdf


Widmer L, A Indermaur, B Egger & W Salzburger (2020) Where Am I? Niche constraints due to morphological specialization in two Tanganyikan cichlid fish species. Ecology and Evolution 10: 9410–9418. doi: 10.1002/ece3.6629


Bose APH, J Windorfer, A Böhm, F Ronco, A Indermaur, W Salzburger & A Jordan (2020) Structural manipulations of a shelter resource reveal underlying preference functions in a shell-dwelling cichlid fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 287: 20200127. reprint.pdf


Albrecht C, W Salzburger, CU Tolo & B Stelbrink (2020) Speciation in Ancient Lakes 8 – Celebrating 25 years and moving towards the future. Journal of Great Lakes Research 46: 1063–1066. reprint.pdf


Ronco F, HH Büscher, A Indermaur & W Salzburger (2020) The taxonomic diversity of the cichlid fish fauna of ancient Lake Tanganyika, East Africa. Journal of Great Lakes Research 46: 1067–1078. reprint.pdf


Matschiner M, A Böhne, F Ronco & W Salzburger (2020) The genomic timeline of cichlid fish diversification across continents. Nature Communications 11: 5895. reprint.pdf




1. Perazzo GX, F Correa, P Calvino, F Alonso, W Salzburger & A Gava (2019) Shape and size variation of Jenynsia lineata (Jenyns 1842) (Cyprinodontiformes: Anablepidae) from different coastal environments. Hydrobiologia 828: 21-39. reprint.pdf
2.Ceballos SG, M Roesti, M Matschiner, DA Fernandez, M Damerau, R Hanel & W Salzburger (2019) Phylogenomics of an extra-Antarctic notothenioid radiation reveals a previously unrecognized lineage and diffuse species boundaries. BMC Evolutionary Biology 19: 13. reprint.pdf
3.El Taher A, N Lichilin, W Salzburger & A Bohne (2019) Time matters! Developmental shift in gene expression between the head and the trunk region of the cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni. BMC Genomics 20: 39. reprint.pdf
4.Bohne A, AA-T Weber, J Rajkov, M Rechsteiner, A Riss, B Egger & W Salzburger (2019) Repeated evolution versus common ancestry: Sex chromosome evolution in the haplochromine cichlid Pseudocrenilabrus philander. Genome Biology and Evolution 11: 439-458. reprint.pdf
5.Widmer L, E Heule, M Colombo, A Rueegg, A Indermaur, F Ronco & W Salzburger (2019) Point-­Combination­Transect­(PCT):­Incorporation­ of­ small­ underwater ­cameras­ to ­study fish ­communities. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 10: 891-901. reprint.pdf
6.Kovac R, N Boileau, M Muschick & W Salzburger (2019) The diverse prey spectrum of the Tanganyikan scale-eater Perissodus microlepis (Boulenger, 1898). Hydrobiologia 832: 85-92. reprint.pdf
7.Meyer BS, PI Habluetzel, AK Roose, MJ Hofmann, W Salzburger & JAM Raeymaekers (2019) An exploration of the links between parasites, trophic ecology, morphology, and immunogenetics in the Lake Tanganyika cichlid radiation. Hydrobiologia 832: 215-233. reprint.pdf

Musilova Z, F Cortesi, M Matschiner, WIL Davies, JS Patel, SM Stieb, F de Busserolles, M Malmstrøm, OK Tørresen, CJ Brown, JK Mountford, R Hanel, DL Stenkamp, KS Jakobsen, KL Carleton, S Jentoft, J Marshall & W Salzburger (2019) Vision using multiple distinct rod opsins in deep-sea fishes. Science 364: 588–592. reprint.pdf

(see In Depth News "Jeepers, creatures, where'd you get those peepers?" by Elizabeth Pennisi, Science 364: 520)

9.Matschiner M & W Salzburger (2019) Evolution: Genomic signatures of mimicry and mimicry of genomic signatures. Current Biology 29: R358–R380. reprint.pdf
10.Ronco F, M Roesti & W Salzburger (2019) A functional trade-off between trophic adaptation and parental care predicts sexual dimorphism in cichlid fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20191050. reprint.pdf
11.Baldo L, JL Riera, W Salzburger & M Barluenga (2019) Phylogeography and ecological niche shape the cichlid fish gut microbiota in Central American and African lakes. Frontiers in Microbiology 10: 2372. reprint.pdf
12.Perazzo GX, F Correa, W Salzburger & A Gava (2019) Morphological differences between an artificial lentic and adjacent lotic environments in a characid species. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 29: 935-949. reprint.pdf
13.Musilova Z, A Indermaur, AR Bitja-Nyom, D Omelchenko, M Klodawska, L Albergati, K Remisova & W Salzburger (2019) Evolution of the visual sensory system in cichlid fishes from crater lake Barombi Mbo in Cameroon. Molecular Ecology 28: 5010-5031. reprint.pdf
(see "News and Views" by KL Carleton, D Escobar-Camacho & TD Kocher)
14.Bissegger, M., Laurentino, T. G., Roesti, M., & Berner, D. (2019). Widespread intersex differentiation across the stickleback genome–The signature of sexually antagonistic selection?. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec15255 reprint.pdf



1. Keller IS, T Bayer, W Salzburger & O Roth (2018) Effects of parental care on resource allocation into immune defense and buccal microbiota in mouthbrooding cichlid fishes. Evolution 72: 1109-1123. reprint.pdf

(see Digest "Life history evolution in Darwin's dream ponds" by F
Spagopoulou & MPK Blom, Evolution 72: 1186-1188)
2.Schnitzler A, J Granado, O Putelat, R-M Arbogast, D Drucker, A Eberhard, A Schmutz, Y Klaefiger, G Lang, W Salzburger, J Schibler, A Schlumbaum & H Bocherens (2018) Genetic diversity, genetic structure and diet of ancient and contemporary red deer (Cervus elaphus L.) from north-eastern France. PLoS ONE 13: e0189278. reprint.pdf
3.Baalsrud HT, OK Tørresen, MH Solbakken, W Salzburger, R Hanel, KS Jakobsen & S Jentoft (2018) De novo gene evolution of antifreeze glycoproteins in codfishes revealed by whole genome sequence data. Molecular Biology and Evolution 35: 593-606. reprint.pdf
4.Stange M, G Aguirre-Fernandez, W Salzburger & MR Sanchez-Villagra (2018) Study of morphological variation of northern Neotropical Ariidae reveals conservatism despite macrohabitat transitions. BMC Evolutionary Biology 18:38. reprint.pdf
5.Bohne A (2018) The ART of brain expression. Molecular Ecology 27: 603-605. reprint.pdf
6.Stange M, MR Sanchez-Villagra, W Salzburger & M Matschiner (2018) Bayesian divergence-time estimation with genome-wide single-nucleotide polymorphism data of Sea catfishes (Ariidae) supports miocene closure of the Panamanian Isthmus. Systematic Biology 67: 681-699. reprint.pdf
7.Muschick M & W Salzburger (2018) Evolution: An archipelago replete with replicates. Current Biology 28: R549-569. reprint.pdf

Malmstrøm M, Britz R, Matschiner M, Tørresen OK, Hadiaty RK, Yaakob N, Tan HH, Jakobsen KS, Salzburger W & L Rüber (2018) The most developmentally truncated fishes show extensive Hox gene loss and miniaturized genomes. Genome Biology and Evolution 10: 1088-1103. reprint.pdf

(see Highlight "Big surprises from the world's smallest fish" by C McGrath, Genome Biology and Evolution 10: 1104-1105)

9.Pauquet G, Salzburger W & B Egger (2018) The puzzling phylogeography of the haplochromine cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni. Ecology and Evolution 8: 5637-5648. reprint.pdf
10.Haenel Q, Laurentino TG, Roesti M, Berner D (2018) Meta-analysis of chromosome-scale crossover rate variation in eukaryotes and its significance to evolutionary genomics. Molecular Ecology, 27: 2477-2497. reprint.pdf
11.Salzburger W (2018) Understanding explosive diversification through cichlid fish genomics. Nature Reviews Genetics 19: 705-717. reprint.pdf
12.Rajkov J, Weber AA-T, W Salzburger & B Egger (2018) Adaptive phenotypic plasticity contributes to divergence between lake and river populations of an East African cichlid fish. Ecology and Evolution 8: 7323-7333. reprint.pdf
13.Indermaur A, A Theis, B Egger & W Salzburger (2018) Mouth dimorphism in scale-eating cichlid fish from Lake Tanganyika advances individual fitness. Evolution 72: 1962-1969. reprint.pdf

Faria R, D Triant, A Perdomo‐Sabogal, B Overduin, C Bleidorn, CI Bermudez Santana11, D Langenberger, GM Dall’Olio, H Indrischek, Jan Aerts, J Engelhardt, J Engelken, K Liebal, M Fasold, S Robb, S Grath, SR Raj Kolora, T Carvalho, W Salzburger, V Jovanovic & K Nowick (2018) Introducing evolutionary biologists to the analysis of big data: guidelines to organize extended bioinformatics training courses. Evolution: Education and Outreach 11:8. reprint.pdf

15.Rajkov J, Weber AA-T, W Salzburger & B Egger (2018) Immigrant and extrinsic hybrid inviability contribute to reproductive isolation between lake and river cichlid ecotypes. Evolution 72: 2553-2564. reprint.pdf



1.Matschiner M, Z Musilova, JMI Barth, Z Starostova, W Salzburger, M Steel & R Bouckert (2017) Bayesian phylogenetic estimation of clade ages supports trans-Atlantic dispersal of cichlid fishes. Systematic Biology 66: 3-22. reprint.pdf
2.Meyer BS, M Matschiner & W Salzburger (2017) Disentangling incomplete lineage sorting and introgression to refine species-tree estimates for Lake Tanganyika cichlid fishes. Systematic Biology 66: 531-550. reprint.pdf
3. Berner D, M Ammann, E Spencer, A Rüegg, D Lüscher & D Moser D (2017) Sexual isolation promotes divergence between parapatric lake and stream stickleback. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30: 401-411. reprint.pdf
4.Juric I, W Salzburger & O Balmer (2017) Spread and global population structure of the diamondback moth Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) and its larval parasitoids Diadegma semiclausum and Diadegma fenestrale (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) based on mtDNA. Bulletin of Entomological Research 107: 155-164. reprint.pdf
5. Lohman BK, D Berner DI & Bolnick (2017) Clines Arc through Multivariate Morphospace. The American Naturalist, in press reprint.pdf
6.Stieb SM, F Cortesi, L Suess, KL Carleton, W Salzburger & NJ Marshall (2017) Why UV vision and red vision are important for damselfish (Pomacentridae): structural and expression variation in opsin genes. Molecular Ecology 26: 1323-1342. reprint.pdf
7.Spinks R, M Muschick, W Salzburger & H Gante (2017) Singing above the chorus: cooperative Princess cichlid fish (Neolamprologus pulcher) has high pitch. Hydrobiologia 791: 115-125. reprint.pdf
8.Theis A, O Roth, F Cortesi, F Ronco, W Salzburger & B Egger (2017) Variation of anal fin egg-spots along an environmental gradient in a haplochromine cichlid fish. Evolution 71: 766-777. reprint.pdf
9.Baldo L, JL Pretus, JL Riera, Z Musilova, AR Bitja Nyom & W Salzburger (2017) Convergence of gut microbiota in the adaptive radiations of African cichlid fishes. ISME Journal 11: 1975-1987. reprint.pdf
10.Cohen AS & W Salzburger (2017) Scientific drilling at Lake Tanganyika, Africa: A transformative record for understanding evolution in isolation and the biological history of the African continent, University of Basel, 6–8 June 2016. Scientific Drilling 22: 43-48. reprint.pdf
11.Lauber C, S Seitz, S Mattei, A Suh, J Beck, J Herstein, J Börold, W Salzburger, L Kaderali, JAG Briggs & R Bartenschlager (2017) Deciphering the origin and evolution of Hepatitis B viruses by means of a family of non-enveloped fish viruses. Cell Host & Microbe 22: 387-399. reprint.pdf
12.Egger B, M Roesti, A Böhne, O Roth & W Salzburger (2017) Demography and genome divergence of lake and stream populations of an East African cichlid fish. Molecular Ecology 26: 5016-5030. reprint.pdf
13.Baalsrud HT, KL Voje, OK Tørresen, MH Solbakken, M Matschiner, R Hanel, W Salzburger, KS Jakobsen & S Jentoft (2017) Evolution of hemoglobin genes in codfishes influenced by ocean depth. Scientific Reports 7: 7956. reprint.pdf
14.Bachmann JC, F Cortesi, MD Hall, NJ Marshall, W Salzburger & HF Gante (2017) Real-time social selection maintains honesty of a dynamic visual signal in cooperative fish. Evolution Letters 1: 269-278. reprint.pdf
Berner D & M Roesti (2017) Genomics of adaptive divergence with chromosome-scale heterogeneity in crossover rate. Molecular Ecology 26: 6351-6369. reprint.pdf
16.Keller IS, W Salzburger & O Roth (2017) Parental investment matters for maternal and offspring immune defense in the mouthbrooding cichlid Astatotilapia burtoni. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17: 264. reprint.pdf


1. Moser D, A Frey & D Berner (2016) Fitness differences between parapatric lake and stream stickleback revealed by a field transplant. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 29: 711-719. reprint.pdf
2. Ronco F & W Salzburger (2016) Speciation: Genomic archipelagos in a crater lake. Current Biology 26: R197-R199. reprint.pdf
3.Colombo M, A Indermaur, BS Meyer & W Salzburger (2016) Habitat use and its implications to functional morphology: niche partitioning and the evolution of locomotory morphology in Lake Tanganyikan cichlids (Perciformes: Cichlidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118: 536–550. reprint.pdf
4.Göppert C, RM Harris, A Theis, A Boila, S Hohl, A Rüegg, HA Hofmann, W Salzburger & A Böhne (2016) Inhibition of aromatase induces partial sex change in a cichlid fish: Distinct functions for sex steroids in brains and gonads. Sexual Development 10: 97-110. reprint.pdf
5.Stieb SM, KL Calreton, F Cortesi, NJ Marschall & W Salzburger (2016) Depth-dependent plasticity in opsin gene expression varies between damselfish (Pomacentridae) species. Molecular Ecology 25: 3645-3661. reprint.pdf
6.Gante HF, M Matschiner, M Malmstrøm, KS Jakobsen, S Jentoft & W Salzburger (2016) Genomics of speciation and introgression in Princess cichlid fishes from Lake Tanganyika. Molecular Ecology 25: 6143-6161. reprint.pdf
7.Stange M, G Aguirre-Fernandez, RG Cooke, T Barros, W Salzburger & MR Sanchez-Villagra (2016) Evolution of opercle bone shape along a macrohabitat gradient: species identification using mtDNA and geometric morphometric analyses in neotropical sea catfishes (Ariidae). Ecology and Evolution 6: 5817-5830. reprint.pdf

Malmstrøm M, M Matschiner, OK Tørresen, B Star, LG Snipen, TF Hansen, HT Baalsrud, AJ Nederbragt, R Hanel, W Salzburger, NC Stenseth, KS Jakobsen & S Jentoft (2016) Evolution of the immune system influences speciation rates in teleost fishes. Nature Genetics 48: 1204-1210. preprint.pdf (see News & Views by P Parham).

9.Cortesi F, Z Musilova, SM Stieb, NS Hart, UE Siebeck, KL Cheney, W Salzburger & NJ Marshall (2016) From crypsis to mimicry: changes in colour and the configuration of the visual system during ontogenetic habitat transitions in a coral reef fish. Journal of Experimental Biology 219: 2545-2558. reprint.pdf
10.Santos ME, L Baldo, L Gu, N Boileau, Z Musilova & W Salzburger (2016) Comparative transcriptomics of anal fin pigmentation patterns in cichlid fishes. BMC Genomics 17: 712 reprint.pdf
11.Dukic M, D Berner, M Roesti, CR Haag & D Ebert (2016) A high-density genetic map reveals variation in recombination rate across the genome of Daphnia magna. BMC Genetics 17: 137. reprint.pdf
12.Malinsky M & W Salzburger (2016) Environmental context for understanding the iconic adaptive radiation of cichlid fishes in Lake Malawi. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113: 11654-11656. reprint.pdf
13.Böhne A, CA Wilson, JH Postlethwait & W Salzburger (2016) Variation of a theme: Genomics of sex determination in the cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni. BMC Genomics 17:883. reprint.pdf

Abila R, P Akoll, C Albertson, D Antunes, T Banda, R Bills, A Bulirani, MA Chocha, AS Cohen, F Cunha-Saraiva, S Derycke, I Donohue, M Du, AM Dudu, B Egger, K Fritzsche, JG Frommen, HF Gante, MJ Genner, A Harer, H Hata, K Irvine, MP Isumbisho, LJ de Bisthoven, A Jungwirth, P Kaleme, C Katongo, L Kever, S Koblmuller, A Konings, A Lamboj, F Lemmel-Schaedelin, GM Schiaffino, K Martens, PM Mulungula, MP Masilya. A Meyer, HL More, Z Musilova, BF Muterezi, R Muzumani, G Ntakimazi, W Okello, H Phiri, L Pialek, PD Plisnier, JAM Raeymaekers, J Rajkov, O Rican, R Roberts, W Salzburger, I Schoen, KM Sefc, P Singh, P Skelton, J Snoeks, K Schneider, C Sturmbauer, H Svardal, O Svensson, JT Dowdall, GF Turner, A Tyers, JC van Rijssel, M Van Steenberge, MPM Vanhove, E Verheyen, AT Weber, O Weyl, A Ziegelbecker, H Zimmermann (2016) Oil extraction imperils Africa's Great Lakes. Science 354: 561-562. reprint.pdf



Meyer B, M Matschiner & W Salzburger (2015) A tribal level phylogeny of Lake Tanganyika cichlid fishes based on a genomic multi-marker approach. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 83: 56-71. reprint.pdf


Cortesi F, Z Musilova, SM Stieb, NS Hart, UE Siebeck, M Malmstrøm, OK Tørrensen, S Jentoft, KL Cheney, NJ Marshall, KL Carleton & W Salzburger (2015) Ancestral duplications and highly dynamic opsin gene evolution in percomorph fishes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112: 1493-1498. reprint.pdf

(see comment by RM Harris & H Hofmann).


Colombo M, M Damerau, R Hanel, W Salzburger & M Matschiner (2015) Diversity and disparity through time in the adaptive radiation of Antarctic notothenioid fishes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28: 376-394. reprint.pdf


Egger B, Y Klaefiger, A Indermaur, S Koblmüller, A Theis, S Egger, T Näf, M Van Steenberge, C Sturmbauer, C Katongo & W Salzburger (2015) Phylogeographic and phenotypic assessment of a basal haplochromine cichlid fish from Lake Chila, Zambia. Hydrobiologia 748: 171-184. reprint.pdf


Matschiner M, M Colombo, M Damerau, S Ceballos, R Hanel & W Salzburger (2015) The adaptive radiation of notothenioid fishes in the waters of Antarctica. in: Extremophile Fishes: Ecology, Evolution, and Physiology of Teleosts in Extreme Environments (Riesch R, M Tobler & M Plath, eds.), pp. 35-57. reprint.pdf


Meyer BS, A Indermaur, X Ehrensperger, B Egger, G Banyankimbona, J Snoeks & W Salzburger (2015) Back to Tanganyika: a case of recent trans-species-flock dispersal in East African haplochromine cichlid fishes. Royal Society Open Science 2: 140498. reprint.pdf


Cortesi F, WE Feeney, MCO Ferrari, PA Waldie, GAC Phillips, EC McClure, HN Sköld, W Salzburger, NJ Marshall & KL Cheney (2015) Phenotypic plasticity confers multiple fitness benefits to a mimic. Current Biology 25: 949-954. reprint.pdf

(see video abstract)


Juric I, W Salzburger, H Luka & O Balmer (2015) Molecular markers for Diadegma (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) species distinction and their use to study the effects of companion plants on biocontrol of the diamondback moth. BioControl 60: 179-187. reprint.pdf


Wilkinson GS, F Breden, JE Mank, MG Ritchie, AD Higginson, J Radwan, J Jaquirey, W Salzburger, A Arriero, SM Barribeau, PC Phillips, SCP Renn & L Rowe (2015) The locus of sexual selection: moving sexual selection studies into the post-genomics era. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28: 739-755. reprint.pdf


Buonerba L, S Zaccara, GB Delmastro, M Lorenzoni, W Salzburger & HF Gante (2015) Intrinsic and extrinsic factors act at different spatial and temporal scales to shape population structure, distribution and speciation in Italian Barbus (Osteichthyes: Cyprinidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 89: 115-129. reprint.pdf

11.Baldo L, JL Riear, A Tooming-Klunderud, MM Alba & W Salzburger (2015) Gut microbiota dynamics during dietary shift in East African cichlid fishes. PLoS ONE 10: e0127462. reprint.pdf
12.Theis A, T Bosia, T Roth, W Salzburger & B Egger (2015) Egg-spot pattern and body size asymmetries influence male aggression in haplochromine cichlid fishes. Behavioral Ecology. reprint.pdf
13.Berner D & W Salzburger (2015) The genomics of organismal diversification illuminated by adaptive radiations. Trends in Genetics 31: 491-499. preprint.pdf
Lorin T, W Salzburger & A Böhne (2015). Evolutionary fate of the androgen receptor signaling pathway in ray-finned fishes with a special focus on cichlids. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics g3-115. reprint.pdf

Berner D & X Thibert-Plante (2015) How mechanisms of habitat preference evolve and promote divergence with gene flow. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28: 1641-1655. reprint.pdf


Moser D, B Kueng & D Berner (2015) Lake-stream divergence in stickleback life history: a plastic response to trophic niche differentiation? Evolutionary Biology 42: 328-338. reprint.pdf

17.Boileau N, F Cortesi, B Egger, M Muschick, A Indermaur, A Theis, HH Büscher & W Salzburger (2015) A complex mode of aggressive mimicry in a scale-eating cichlid fish. Biology Letters 11: 20150521. reprint.pdf

Roesti M, B Kueng, D Moser & D Berner (2015) The genomics of ecological vicariance in threespine stickleback fish. Nature Communications 6: 8767. .pdf

19.Wilson LAB, M Colombo, MR Sanchez-Villagra & W Salzburger (2015) Evolution of opercle shape in cichlid fishes from Lake Tanganyika - adaptive trait interactions in

extant and extinct species flocks. Scientific Reports 5: 16909 reprint.pdf



Faria R, S Renaut , J Galindo, C Pinho, J Melo-Ferreira, M Melo, F Jones, W Salzburger, D Schluter & R Butlin (2014) Advances in ecological speciation: an integrative approach. Molecular Ecology 23: 513-521. reprint.pdf


Damerau M, M Matschiner, W Salzburger & R Hanel (2014) Population divergence despite long pelagic larval stages: lessons from crocodile icefishes (Channichthyidae). Molecular Ecology 23: 284-299. reprint.pdf


Berner D, D Moser, M Roesti, H Buescher & W Salzburger (2014) Genetic architecture of skeletal evolution in European lake and stream stickleback. Evolution 68: 1792-1805. reprint.pdf


Heule C, W Salzburger & A Böhne (2014) Genetics of sexual development – an evolutionary playground for fish. Genetics 196: 579-591. reprint.pdf


Roesti M, S Gavrilets, A Hendry, W Salzburger & D Berner (2014) The genomic signature of parallel adaptation from shared genetic variation. Molecular Ecology 23: 3944-3956. reprint.pdf

(see News & Views by JJ Welch & CD Jiggins)

6. Dittmann MT, Runge U, Lang R, Moser D, Galeffi C, Kreuzer M & M Clauss (2014) Methane emission by camelids. PLoS ONE 9:e94363.

Tropek R, Sedláček O, Beck J, Keil P, Musilová Z, Šímová I, & D Storch (2014) Comment on “High-resolution global maps of 21st-century forest cover change”. Science 344: 981d.


Brawand D, Wagner CE, Li YI, Malinsky M, Keller I, Fan S, Simakov O, Ng AY, Lim ZW, Bezault E, Turner-Maier J, Johnson J, Alcazar R, Noh HJ, Russell P, Aken B, Alfoldi J, Amemiya C, Azzouzi N, Baroiller J-F, Barloy-Hubler F, Berlin A, Bloomquist R, Carleton KL, Conte ME, D’Cotta H, Eshel O, Gaffney L, Galibert F, Gante HF, Gnerre S, Greuter L, Guyon R, Haddad NS, Haerty W, Harris RM, Hofmann HA, Hourlier T, Hulata G, Jaffe DB, Lara M, Lee AP, MacCallum I, Mwaiko S, Nikaido M, Nishihara H, Ozouf-Costaz C, Penman DJ, Przybylski D, Rakotomanga M, Renn SCP, Ribeiro FJ, Ron M, Salzburger W, Sanchez-Pulido L, Santos ME, Searle S, Sharpe T, Swofford R, Tan FJ, Williams L, Young S, Yin S, Okada N, Kocher TD, Miska EA, Lander ES, Venkatesh B, Fernald RD, Meyer A, Ponting CP, Streelman JT, Lindblad-Toh K, Seehausen O & F Di Palma (2014) The genomic substrate for adaptive radiation in African cichlid fish. Nature 513: 375-381. reprint.pdf

(see News & Views by CD Jiggins)


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