Riesch Lab

R Riesch, M Tobler & M Plath (eds.)

Extremophile Fishes –

Ecology, Evolution, and Physiology of Teleosts in Extreme Environments

Heidelberg, New York: Springer Verlag


August 2018

Thermal regime drives a latitudinal gradient in morphology
and life history in a livebearing fish
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 125(1): 126-141

July 2018

Natural and sexual selection drive multivariate phenotypic divergence
along climatic gradients in an invasive fish
Scientific Reports 8: 11164

June 2018

Congratulations to Rich Beason, who won the prize for best student presentation 
at the Ecoacoustics Congress in Brisbane, Australia. You can
read his blog post about the conference over at the Functional Ecologists


Evolution in caves: selection from darkness causes spinal deformities
in teleost fishes
Biology Letters 14(6): 20180197

May 2018

Female choice undermines the emergence of strong sexual isolation
between locally adapted populations of Atlantic mollies (Poecilia mexicana)
Genes 9(5): 232

April 2018

AURITA: an affordable, autonomous recording device for simultaneous
bioacoustic monitoring of audible and ultrasonic frequencies
Bioacoustics in press


Guest Editorial: Ecology and evolution along environmental gradients
Current Zoology 64(2): 193–196


Cover Article: Extreme environments and the origins of biodiversity:
adaptation and speciation in sulfide spring fishes
Molecular Ecology 27(4): 843–859

December 2017

Cover Article: Long-term balancing selection on chromosomal variants 
associated with crypsis in stick insects
Molecular Ecology 26(22): 6189–6205

October 2017

Congratulations to Rich Beason, who was just introduced as a new blogger
at Functional Ecologist, the official blog of Functional Ecology


Evolution – Angepasst an eine tödliche Umwelt
 Spektrum der Wissenschaft 11.17: 36–41

July/August 2017

Highly successful field trip with Francesco Santi across Italy, France and Spain to conduct work on invasive mosquitofish is in the books


Predation risk and abiotic habitat parameters affect personality traits
in extremophile populations of a neotropical fish (Poecilia vivipara)
Ecology and Evolution 7(16): 6570–6581