The Nicaraguan 'Guapote' is a cichlid, too.


(1) Colombo M, ET Diepeveen, M Muschick, ME Santos, A Indermaur, N Boileau, M Barluenga & W Salzburger. 2013. The ecological and genetic basis of convergent thick-lipped phenotypes in cichlid fishes Molecular Ecology 22: 670-684.pdf
(2) Loh YHE, E Bezault, FM Muenzel, RB Roberts, R Swofford, M Barluenga, CE Kidd, AE Howe, F Di Palma, K Lindblad-Toh, J Hey , O Seehausen, W Salzburger, TD Kocher & JT Streelman. 2013. Origins of shared variation in East African cichlids. Molecular Biology and Evolution doi:10.1093/molbev/mss326. pdf
(3) Mateus CS, M Stange, D Berner, M Roesti, BR Quintella, MJ Alves, PR Almeida & W Salzburger. 2013. Strong genome-wide divergence between sympatric European river and brook lampreys. Current Biology 23: R649-650. pdf
(4) Diepeveen ET, F Kim & W Salzburger. 2013. Sequence analyses of the distal-less homeobox gene family in East African cichlid fishes reveal signatures of positive selection. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13: 153. pdf
(5) Wilson LAB, M Colombo, R Hanel, W Salzburger & MR Sanchez-Villagra. 2013. Ecomorphological disparity in an adaptive radiation: opercular bone shape and stable isotopes in Antarctic icefishes. Ecology and Evolution in press. pdf
(6) Böhne A, C Heule, N Boileau & W Salzburger. 2013. Expression and sequence evolution of aromatase cyp19a1 and other sexual development genes in East African cichlid fishes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30: 2268-2285. pdf


(1) Theis A, W Salzburger & B Egger. 2012. The function of anal fin egg-spots in the cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni. PLoS ONE 7: e29878. pdf
(2) Palandacic A, M Matschiner, P Zupancic & A Snoj. 2012. Fish migrate underground: the example of Delminichthys adspersus (Cyprinidae). Molecular Ecology 21: 1658-1671. pdf
(3) Dittmann MT, M Roesti, A Indermaur, M Colombo, M Gschwind, I Keller, R Kovac, M Barluenga, M Muschick & W Salzburger. 2012. Depth-dependent abundance of Midas Cichlid fish (Amphilophus spp.) in two Nicaraguan crater lakes. Hydrobiologia 686: 277-285. pdf
(4) Damerau M, M Matschiner, W Salzburger & R Hanel. 2012. Comparative population genetics of seven notothenioid fish species reveals high levels of gene flow along ocean currents in the southern Scotia Arc, Antarctica. Polar Biology 35: 1073-1086. pdf
(5) Roesti M, AP Hendry, W Salzburger & D Berner. 2012. Genome divergence during evolutionary diversification as revealed in replicate lake–stream stickleback population pairs. Molecular Ecology 21: 2852-2862. pdf
(6) Egger B, KM Sefc, L Makasa, C Sturmbauer & W Salzburger. 2012. Introgressive hybridization between color morphs in a population of cichlid fishes twelve years after human-induces secondary admixis. Journal of Heredity 103: 515-522 pdf
(7) Roesti M, W Salzburger & D Berner. 2012. Uninformative polymorphisms bias genome scans for signatures of selection. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:94 pdf
(8) Roth O, I Keller, SH Landis, W Salzburger & TBH Reusch. 2012. Hosts are ahead in a marine host-parasite coevolutionary arms race: innate immune system adaptation in pipefish Syngnahtus typhle against Vibrio phylotypes. Evolution 66: 2528-2539. pdf
(9) Berner D. 2012. How much can the orientation of G's eigenvectors tell us about genetic constraints? Ecology and Evolution 2: 1834-1842.pdf
(10) Meyer BS & W Salzburger. 2012. A novel primer set for multilocus phylogenetic inference in East African cichlid fishes. Molecular Ecology Resources 12: 1097-1104. pdf
(11) Muschick M, A Indermaur & W Salzburger. 2012. Convergent evolution within an adaptive radiation of cichlid fishes. Current Biology in press. pdf
(12) Santos ME & W Salzburger. 2012. How cichlids diversify. Science 338: 619-621. pdf
(13) Diepeveen ET & W Salzburger. 2012. Two decades of Molecular Ecology: where are we and where are we heading? Molecular Ecology 21: 5656-5659. pdf
(14) Gante HF & W Salzburger. 2012. Evolution: cichlid models on the runaway to speciation. Current Biology 22: R956-958. pdf
(15) Moser D, M Roesti & D Berner. 2012. Repeated lake-stream divergence in stickleback life history within a Central European lake basin. PLoS ONE 7: e50620.pdf


(1) Engel P, Salzburger W, Liesch M, Chang CC, Maruyama S, Lanz C, Calteau A, Lajus A, Medigue C, Schuster SC & C Dehio. 2011. Parallel evolution of a type IV secretion system in radiating lineages of the host-restricted bacterial pathogen Bartonella PLoS Genetics 7: e1001296. pdf
(2) Matschiner M, Hanel R & W Salzburger. 2011. On the origin and trigger of the notothenioid adaptive radiation. PLoS ONE 6: e18911. pdf
(3) Svenson O, Egger B, Gricar B, Woodhouse K, van Oosterhout C, Salzburger W, Seehausen O & GF Turner. 2011. Segregation of species-specific male attractiveness in F2 hybrid Lake Malawi cichlid fish. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology 2011: 426179. pdf
(4) Salzburger W, Ewing GB & A von Haeseler. 2011. The performance of phylogenetic algorithms in estimating haplotype genealogies. Molecular Ecology 20: 1952-1963. pdf
(5) Gunter H, Clabaut C, Salzburger W, Jones JC & A Meyer. 2011. Identification and characterization of gene expression involved in the coloration of cichlid fish using microarray and qRT-PCR approaches. Journal of Molecular Evolution 72: 127-137. pdf
(6) Santos ME, Athanasiadis A, Leitao AB, DuPasquier L & E Sucena. 2011. Alternative splicing and gene duplication in the evolution of the FoxP gene subfamily. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28: 237-247.
(7) Koblmüller S, Salzburger W, Obermüller B, Eigner E, Sturmbauer C & K Sefc. 2011. Separated by sand, fused by dropping water: habitat barriers and fluctuating water levels steer the evolution of rock-dwelling cichlid populations in Lake Tanganyika. Molecular Ecology 20: 2272-2290. pdf
(8) Heule C & W Salzburger. 2011. The ontogenetic development of egg-spots in the haplochromine cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni. Journal of Fish Biology 78: 1588-1593. pdf
(9) Muschick M, M Barluenga, W Salzburger & A Meyer. 2011. Adaptive phenotypic plasticity in the Midas cichlid fish pharyngeal jaw and its relevance in adaptive radiation. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11: 116. pdf
(10) Baldo L, ME Santos & W Salzburger. 2011. Comparative transcriptomics of Eastern African cichlid fishes shows signs of positive selection and a large contribution of untranslated regions to genetic diversity. Genome Biology and Evolution 3: 443-455. pdf
(11) Kuales G, K De Moulder, J Glashauser, W Salvenmoser, S Takashima, V Hartenstein, E Berezikov, W Salzburger & P Lardurner. 2011. Boule-like genes regulate male and female gametogenesis in the flatworm Macrostomum lignano. Developmental Biology 357: 117-132. pdf
(12) Rutschmann S, M Matschiner, M Damerau, M Muschick, MF Lehmann, R Hanel & W Salzburger. 2011. Parallel ecological diversification in Antarctic notothenioid fishes as evidence for adaptive radiation. Molecular Ecology 20: 4707-4721. pdf
(13) Berner D. 2011. Size correction in biology: how reliable are approaches based on (common) principal component analysis? Oecologia 166: 961-971. pdf
(14) Berner D, R Kaeuffer, A-C Grandchamp, JAM Raeymaekers, K RäSänen & AP Hendry. 2011. Quantitative genetic inheritance of morphological divergence in a lake–stream stickleback ecotype pair: implications for reproductive isolation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1975-1983. pdf
(15) Egger B, Y Klaefiger, A Theis & W Salzburger. 2011. A sensory bias has triggered the evolution of egg-spots in cichlid fishes. PLoS ONE 6: e25601. pdf
(16) Diepeveen ET & W Salzburger. 2011. Molecular characterization of two endothelin pathways in East African cichlid fishes. Journal of Molecular Evolution 73: 355-368. pdf


(1) Berner D, M Roesti, AP Hendry & W Salzburger. 2010. Constraints on speciation suggested by comparing lake-stream stickleback divergence across two continents. Molecular Ecology 19: 4963-4978. pdf
(2) Muenzel FM, W Salzburger W, Sanetra M, Grabherr B & A Meyer. 2010. Genetic structure of the vairone (Telestes souffia, Risso 1826) in the eastern part of Lake Constance, Central Europe. Journal of Fish Biology 77: 1158-1164. pdf
(3) Sturmbauer C, W Salzburger, N Duftner, R Schelly & S Koblmüller. 2010. Evolutionary history of the Lake Tanganyika cichlid tribe Lamprologini (Teleostei: Perciformes) derived from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57: 266-284. pdf
(4) Lee HJ, S Pittlik, JC Jones, W Salzburger, M Barluenga & A Meyer. 2010. Genetic support for random mating between left and right-mouth morphs in the dimorphic scale-eating cichlid fish Perissodus microlepis from Lake Tanganyika. Journal of Fish Biology 76: 1940-1957. pdf
(5) Marchetto F, S Zaccara, FM Muenzel & W Salzburger. 2010. Phylogeography of the Italian vairone (Telestes muticellus, Bonaparte 1837) inferred by microsatellite markers: evolutionary history of a freshwater fish species with a restricted and fragmented distribution. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 111. pdf
(6) Berner D, Stutz W & DI Bolnick. 2010. Foraging trait (co)variances in stickleback evolve deterministically and do not predict trajectories of adaptive diversification. Evolution 64: 2265-2277.
(7) Crispo E, DiBattista JD, Correa C, Thibert-Plante X, McKellar AE, Schwartz AK, Berner D, De León LF, & Hendry AP. 2010. The evolution of phenotypic plasticity in response to anthropogenic disturbance. Evolutionary Ecology Research 12: 47-66.
(8) Raeymaekers JAM, Boisjoly M, Delaire L, Berner D, Räsänen K, & Hendry AP. 2010. Testing for mating isolation between ecotypes: laboratory experiments with lake, stream, and hybrid stickleback. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23: 2694-2708.
(9) Matschiner M, R Hanel & W Salzburger. 2010. Phylogeography and speciation processes in marine fishes and fishes from large freshwater lakes. In: Phylogeography (ed. Rutgers DS). pp. 1-29. Nova Science Publishers. pdf
(10) Koblmüller S, Egger B, Sturmbauer C & K Sefc. 2010. Rapid radiation, ancient incomplete lineage sorting and ancient hybridization in the endemic Lake Tanganyika cichlid tribe Tropheini. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55: 318-334.


(1) Salzburger W. 2009. The interaction of sexually and naturally selected traits in the adaptive radiations of cichlid fishes. Molecular Ecology 18: 169-185. pdf
(2) Braasch I & W Salzburger. 2009. In ovo omnia: diversification by duplication in fish and other vertebrates. Journal of Biology 8: 25. pdf
(3) Elmer KR, C Reggio, T Wirth, E Verheyen, W Salzburger & A Meyer. 2009. Pleistocene desiccation in East Africa bottlenecked but did not extirpate the adaptive radiation of Lake Victoria haplochromine cichlid fishes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106: 13404-13409. pdf
(4) Salzburger W, D Steinke, I Braasch & A Meyer. 2009. Genome diversification in Eutherians: Can gene deserts explain the uneven distribution of genes in placental mammalian genomes? Journal of Molecular Evolution 69: 207-216. pdf
(5) Matschiner M, R Hanel & W Salzburger. 2009. Gene flow by larval dispersal in the Antarctic notothenioid fish Gobionotothen gibberifrons. Molecular Ecology 18: 2574-2587. pdf
(6) Egger B☯, D Steinke☯, H Tarui☯, K De Mulder, D Arendt, G Borgonie, N Funayama, R Gschwentner, V Hartenstein, B Hobmayer, M Hooge, M Hrouda, S Ishida, C Kobayashi, G Kuales, O Nishimura, D Pfister, R Rieger, W Salvenmoser, J Smith III, U Technau, S Tyler, K Agata, W Salzburger & P Ladurner. 2009. To be or not to be a flatworm: The acoel controversy. PLoS ONE 4: e5502. pdf
(7) Matschiner M & W. Salzburger. 2009. TANDEM: integrating automated allele binning into genetics and genomics workflows. Bioinformatics 25: 1982-1983. pdf
(8) Hendry AP, Bolnick DI, Berner D & CL Peichel. 2009. Along the speciation continuum in sticklebacks. Journal of Fish Biology 75: 2000-2036.
(9) Berner D, Grandchamp AC & A. Hendry. 2009. Variable progress toward ecological speciation in parapatry: stickleback across eight lake-stream transitions. Evolution 63: 1740-1753.

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