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Extremophile Fishes –

Ecology, Evolution, and Physiology of Teleosts in Extreme Environments

Heidelberg, New York: Springer Verlag










News


May 2018

Evolution in caves: selection from darkness causes spinal deformities
in teleost fishes
Biology Letters – in press

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

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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

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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


July 2017

Congratulations to Francesco Santi for his first peer-reviewed publication:
Life histories of guppies (Poecilia reticulata Peters, 1869; Poeciliidae) 
from the Pitch Lake in Trinidad
Caribbean Journal of ScienceIn Press 

May 2017

Species in the Making
Scientific American – Special Collector's Edition 26(2): 94–101

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Research in the lab and associated Scientific American articles featured
on the RHUL website (killer whales; fish in toxic springs)

March 2017

Cover Article: Transitions between phases of genomic differentiation 
during stick-insect speciation
Nature Ecology & Evolution 1(4): 0082

Great cover image of T. bartmani for the 
Nature Ecology & Evolution April issue
by Moritz Muschick

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Evolution at the Limits
Scientific American 316(4): 54–59

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Orcas – Artbildung einmal anders
 Spektrum der Wissenschaft 4.17: 30–38