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124 Publications between 2000 - 2004

2004 - 15 Publications

Getahun, A., Stiassny, M.L.J. and G.G. Teugels. 2004 Description of a new species of Varicorhinus (Ostariophysi: Cyprinidae) from West-Central Africa. Cybium 28:159-162.

Greenfield, D.W. and Smith, W.L. 2004. Allenbatrachus meridionalis, a new toadfish (Batrachoididae) from Madagascar and Reunion. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. 55:570-574.

Harrison, I.J. 2004. Mugilidae. Addendum to Volume 8. Part 1. In P.J. Miller (editor) The Freshwater Fishes of Europe. Volume 8 (2). p.469-471. Wiebelsheim, Germany: AULA-Verlag.

Kallman, K. D., Walter, R. B., Morizot, D. C., and Kazianis, S. 2004. Two new species of Xiphophorus(Poeciliidae) from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, with a discussion of the distribution of the X. clemenciae Clade. Amer. Mus. Novitat. 3441: 1-34.

Rosenblatt, R.H. and Smith, W.L. 2004. Icelinus limbaughi, a new species of sculpin (Teleostei: Cottidae) from southern California. Copeia 2004: 556-561.

Schelly, R & M.L.J. Stiassny. 2004. Revision of the Congo River Lamprologus Schilthuis, 1891 (Teleostei: Cichlidae), with description of two new species. Amer. Mus. Novitat. 3451, 1-40.

Smith, W.L. and Wheeler, W.C. 2004. Polyphyly of the mail-cheeked fishes (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes): Evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear sequence data. Mol. Phylologenet. Evol. 32: 627-646.

Sparks, J. S., and P. V. Dunlap. 2004. A clade of non-sexually dimorphic ponyfishes (Teleostei: Perciformes: Leiognathidae): phylogeny, taxonomy, and description of a new species. Amer. Mus. Novitat, 3459: 1-21.

Sparks, J.S. 2004. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of the Malagasy and South Asian cichlid fishes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 30: 599-614.

Sparks, J.S. 2004. A new and presumably extinct species of Ptychochromoides (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from central Madagascar. Zootaxa, 524:1-15.

Sparks, J.S., and D.W. Nelson. 2004. Review of the Malagasy sicydiine gobies (Teleostei: Gobiidae), with description of a new species and comments on the taxonomic status of Gobius lagocephalusPallas, 1770. American Museum Novitates 3440: 1-20.

Sparks, J.S. and Smith, W.L. 2004. Phylogeny and biogeography of cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae). Cladistics 20: 501-517.

Sparks, J.S. and Smith, W.L. 2004. Phylogeny and biogeography of the Malagasy and Australasian rainbowfishes (Teleostei: Melanotaenioidei): Gondwanan vicariance and evolution in freshwater. Mol. Phylologenet. Evol. 33: 719-734.

Stiassny, M.L.J., Wiley, E.O., G.D. Johnson and M.R. de Carvalho. 2004. Gnathostome fishes. 42 ms. pages. In: M.J. Donaghue & J. Cracraft (eds). Assembling the Tree of Life. Oxford University Press, New York.

Tang, K.L., K. M. McNyset, and N. I. Holcroft. 2004. The phylogenetic position of five genera (Acanthochromis, Azurina, Chrysiptera, Dischistodus, and Neopomacentrus) of the family Pomacentridae (Teleostei: Perciformes). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 30: 823-828.

2003 - 58 Publications

Benstead, J.P., P.H. de Rham, J-L Gattolliat, F-M Gibon, P.V. Loiselle, M. Sartori, J.S. Sparks, and M.L.J. Stiassny. 2003. Conserving Madagascar's freshwater biodiversity. Bioscience 53: 1101-1111.

Carvalho, M.R. de 2003. Carcharhiniformes: Ground Sharks. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 4, p. 113-130. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Carvalho, M.R. de 2003. Ceratodontiformes: Australian lungfishes. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 4, p. 197-200. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Carvalho, M.R. de 2003. Gasterosteiformes: Sticklebacks, seahorses, and relatives. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 5, p. 131-149. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Carvalho, M.R. de 2003. Heterodontiformes: Bullhead or horn sharks. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 4, p. 97-103. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Carvalho, M.R. de 2003. Hexanchiformes: Six- or sevengill sharks. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 4, p. 143-149. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Carvalho, M.R. de 2003. Lamniformes: Mackerel sharks. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 4, p. 131-142. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Carvalho, M.R. de 2003. Lepidosireniformes: Lungfishes. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 4, p. 201-207. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Carvalho, M.R. de 2003. Pristiophoriformes: Sawsharks. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 4, p. 167-171. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Carvalho, M.R. de 2003. Squatiniformes: Angelsharks. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 4, p. 161-165. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Carvalho, M.R. de 2003. Stephanoberyciiformes: Whalefishes and relatives. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 5, p. 105-111. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Carvalho, M.R. de 2003. Stromatoidei: Butterfishes and relatives. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 5, p. 421-427. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Carvalho, M.R. de, N.R. Lovejoy, and R.S. Rosa. 2003. Family Potamotrygonidae. In R.E. Reis, C.J. Ferraris, Jr., and S.R. Kullander (editors), Checklist of Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America: 22-29. Porto Alegre: Editora da Pontifica Universidade Catolica.

Carvalho, M.R. de, and J.D. McEachran. 2003. Family Carcharhinidae. In R.E. Reis, C.J. Ferraris, Jr., and S.R. Kullander (editors), Checklist of Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America: 13-16. Porto Alegre: Editora da Pontifica Universidade Catolica.

Carvalho, M.R. de, and J.D. McEachran. 2003. Family Pristidae. In R. E. Reis, C. J. Ferraris, Jr., and S. R. Kullander (editors), Checklist of Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America: 17-21. Porto Alegre: Editora da Pontifica Universidade Catolica.

Carvalho, M.R. de, and J.E. Randall. 2003. Numbfishes from the Arabian Sea and surrounding gulfs, with the description of a new species from Oman (Chondrichthyes: Torpediniformes: Narcinidae). Ichthyol. l Res. 50(1): 59-66.

Carvalho, M.R. de, and R.C. Schelly. 2003. Polypteriformes: bichirs. In, D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 5, p. 209-212. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Fernandez, L., and S.A. Schaefer. 2003. Trichomycterus yuska, a new species from high elevations of Argentina (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 14(4):353-360.

Harrison, I.J. 2003. Mugilidae. In P.J. Miller (editor) The Freshwater Fishes of Europe. Volume 8 (1). p.1-42. Wiebelsheim, Germany: AULA-Verlag.

Harrison, I.J. 2003. Mugilidae: mullets. In D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 5. p. 59-66. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Harrison, I.J., P.J. Miller, and F.Pezold. 2003. Gobiidae. In C. Lévêque, D. Paugy, & G.G. Teugels (editors) Faune des Poissons d'Eaux Douces et Saumâtres d'Afrique de l' Ouest. Second edition. Paris, Tervuren: ORSTOM, MRAC.

Harrison, I.J., P.J. Miller, and F. Pezold. 2003. Eleotridae. In, C. Lévêque, D. Paugy, & G.G. Teugels (editors) Faune des Poissons d'Eaux Douces et Saumâtres d'Afrique de l' Ouest. Second edition. Paris, Tervuren: ORSTOM, MRAC.

Harrison, I.J., P.J. Miller, and F. Pezold. 2003. Microdesmidae. In C. Lévêque, D. Paugy, & G.G. Teugels (editors) Faune des Poissons d'Eaux Douces et Saumâtres d'Afrique de l' Ouest. Second edition. Paris, Trervuren: ORSTOM, MRAC.

Harrison, I.J., and F. Pezold. 2003. Gobioidei: gobies. In D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 5. p. 373-389. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Lamboj, A., and M.L.J. Stiassny. 2003. Three new Parananochromis species (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from Gabon and Cameroon, Central Africa. Zootaxa 209: 1-19.

Loiselle, P.V., and M.L.J. Stiassny. 2003. Bedotiidae. In S.M. Goodman, and J.P. Benstead (editors), The natural history of Madagascar, p. 867-870. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Ng, H.H., and J.S. Sparks. 2003. The ariid catfishes (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Ariidae) of Madagascar, with the description of two new species. Occ. Pap. Mus.Zool. Univ. Michigan 735: 1-21.

Ng, H.H., and J.S. Sparks. 2003. Ancharius. In S.M. Goodman, and J.P. Benstead (editors), The natural history of Madagascar: 865-866. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Ng, H.H., and J.S. Sparks. 2003. Arius. In S.M. Goodman, and J.P. Benstead (editors), The natural history of Madagascar: 864-865. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Provenzano, F., S.A. Schaefer, J.N. Baskin, and R. Royero-Leon. 2003. New, possibly extinct lithogenine loricariid (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from northern Venezuela. Copeia 2003(3):562-575.

Reinthal, P.N., K.J. Riseng, and J.S. Sparks. 2003. Water management issues in Madagascar: biodiversity, conservation, and deforestation. In T. J. Crisman, L. J. Chapman, C.A. Chapman, and L.S. Kaufman (editors), Conservation, ecology, and management of African fresh waters: 179-198. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

Riseng, K.J. and J.S. Sparks. 2003. A limnological analysis of the Caura River Basin, Bolívar State, Venezuela. In B. Chernoff, A. Machado-Allison, K. Riseng, and J. Montambault (editors), A biological assessment of the aquatic ecosystems of the Caura Basin, Bolívar State, Venezuela. Bulletin of Biological Assessment 28: 44-48, appendixes 3-5: 228-234 (translated in Spanish, 139-143).

Schaefer, S.A. 2003. Family Astroblepidae. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander, and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (editors), Checklist of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America: 312-317. Porto Alegre: Editora da Pontifica Universidade Catolica.

Schaefer, S.A. 2003. Subfamily Hypoptopomatinae. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander, and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (editors), Checklist of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America: 321-329. Porto Alegre: Editora da Pontifica Universidade Catolica.

Schaefer, S.A. 2003. Family Scoloplacidae. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander, and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (editors), Checklist of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America: 310-311. Porto Alegre: Editora da Pontifica Universidade Catolica.

Schaefer, S.A. 2003. Relationships of Lithogenes villosus Eigenmann, 1909 (Siluriformes: Loricariidae): Evidence from high-resolution computed microtomography. Amer. Mus. Novitat. 3401: 1-55.

Schaefer, S.A. 2003. [review of] Conservation and Management of Ornamental Fish Resources of the Rio Negro Basin, Amazonia, Brazil- Project Piaba. Ning Labbish Chao, Paulo Petry, Gregory Prang, Leonard Sonneschien, and Michael Tlusty (eds.). Editoria de Universidade do Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil. 2001. Copeia, 2003(3):672-675.

Schelly, R.C. 2003. Atheriniformes: rainbowfishes and silversides. In D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 5, p. 67-77. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Schelly, R.C. 2003. Beloniformes: needlefishes and relatives. In D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 5, p. 79-87. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Schelly, R.C. 2003. Labroidei I: cichlids and surfperches. In D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 5, p. 275-291. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Schelly, R.C., M.L.J. Stiassny, and L. Seegers. 2003. Neolamprologus devosi sp. n., a new riverine lamprologine cichlid (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from the lower Malagarasi River, Tanzania. Zootaxa 373: 1-11.

Schliewen, U.R. and M.L.J. Stiassny. 2003. Etia nguti, a new genus and species of cichlid fish from the River Mamfue, Upper Cross basin, Cameroon, Central Africa. Ichthyol. Explor. Fresh. 14(1): 61-72.

Smith, W.L., Webb, J.F., and Blum, S.D. 2003. The evolution and phylogenetic significance of the laterophysic connection with a revised phylogeny and classification of butterflyfishes (Teleostei: Chaetodontidae). Cladistics 19: 287-306.

Smith, W.L. 2003. Scorpaeniformes I: Gurnards and flatheads. Pages 157-162, In: Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Fishes Volume 2. Thoney, D., Loiselle, P., and Schlager, N. (eds.). The Gale Group, Farmington Hills, MI.

Smith, W.L. 2003. Scorpaeniformes II: Scorpionfishes and relatives. Pages 163-178, In: Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Fishes Volume 2. Thoney, D., Loiselle, P., and Schlager, N. (eds.). The Gale Group, Farmington Hills, MI.

Sparks, J.S. 2003. Pantanodon. In S.M. Goodman, and J.P. Benstead (editors), The natural history of Madagascar, p. 871-872. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Sparks, J.S. 2003. Ptychochromis. In S.M. Goodman, and J.P. Benstead (editors), The natural history of Madagascar, p. 873-874. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Sparks, J.S. 2003. Ptychochromoides. In S.M. Goodman, and J.P. Benstead (editors), The natural history of Madagascar, p. 875. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Sparks, J.S. 2003. Teramulus. In S.M. Goodman, and J.P. Benstead (editors), The natural history of Madagascar, p. 866-867. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Sparks, J.S. 2003. Typhleotris. In S.M. Goodman, and J.P. Benstead (editors), The natural history of Madagascar, p. 878-879. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Sparks, J.S. 2003. Taxonomic status of the Malagasy cichlid Ptychochromis grandidieri Sauvage 1882 (Teleostei: Cichlidae), including a molecular phylogenetic analysis of the ptychochromine cichlids. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters 14: 317-328.

Sparks, J.S., and M.L.J. Stiassny. 2003. Introduction to the freshwater fishes. In S.M. Goodman, and J.P. Benstead (editors), The natural history of Madagascar, p. 849-863. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2003. (review of) Freshwater Fish Distribution, Tim. M. Berra. 2001. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. J. Fish Biol. 63: 1061-1064.

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2003. Atavism. In B.K. Hall and W.M. Olsen (editors), Keywords and Concepts in Evolutionary Developmental Biology: 10-14. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2003. Polymixiiformes. In D.A. Thoney, P.V. Loiselle and N. Schlager (editors) Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Second Edition): Fishes II. Volume 5, p.1-2. Detroit, U.S.A.: Thomson Gale.

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2003. Clupeidae. In S.M. Goodman, and J.P. Benstead (editors), The natural history of Madagascar, p. 864. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2003. Oxylapia. In S.M. Goodman, and J.P. Benstead (editors), The natural history of Madagascar, p. 876. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Terleph, T. and P. Moller. 2003. Effects of social interaction on the electric organ discharge in a mormyrid fish, Gnathonemus petersii Günther 1862 (Mormyridae, Teleostei). J. Exper. Biol. 206: 2355-2362.

2002 - 32 Publications

Aquino, A.E., and S.A. Schaefer. 2002. Revision of Oxyropsis Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889 (Siluriformes, Loricariidae). Copeia 2002(2): 374-390.

Aquino, A.E., and S.A. Schaefer. 2002. The temporal region of the cranium of loricarioid catfishes (Teleostei: Siluriformes): Morphological diversity and phylogenetic significance. Zool. Anz. 241: 223-244.

Carvalho, M.R. de. 2002. Chondrichthyes (sharks, rays, chimaeras). In N. Eldredge (editor), Life on Earth: An Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution: 220-224. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.

Carvalho, M.R. de, B. Séret, and L.J.V. Compagno. 2002. A new species of electric ray of the genusNarcine Henle, 1834 from the southwestern Indian Ocean (Chondrichthyes: Torpediniformes: Narcinidae). So. Afr. J. Mar. Sci. 24: 135-149.

Carvalho, M.R. de, M.F.W. Stehmann, and L.G. Manilo. 2002. Torpedo adenensis, a new species of electric ray from the Gulf of Aden, with comments on nominal species of Torpedo from the western Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and adjacent areas (Chondrichthyes: Torpediniformes: Torpedinidae). Amer. Mus. Novitat. 3369: 1-34.

Harrison, I.J. 2002. Mugilidae. In: K. Carpenter (ed.). FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Atlantic. Vol. 2. Bony Fishes Part 1 (Acipenseridae to Grammatidae), p. 1071-1085. FAO, Rome.

Harrison, I.J., M.F. Laverty, and E.J. Sterling. 2002. What is Biodiversity? In N. Eldredge (editor), Life on Earth: an Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution: 1-30. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.

Jang-Liaw, N.-H., K.L. Tang, C.-F. Hui, and K.-T. Shao. 2002. Molecular phylogeny of 48 species of damselfishes (Perciformes: Pomacentridae) using 12S mtDNA sequences. Mol.Phylogen. Evol. 25: 445-454.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Mobulidae. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 586-589. Rome: FAO.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Rhinopteridae. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 583-585. Rome: FAO.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Myliobatidae. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 578-582. Rome: FAO.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Gymnuridae. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 575-577. Rome: FAO.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Urolophidae. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 572-574. Rome: FAO.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Dasyatidae. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 562-571. Rome: FAO.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Rajidae. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 531-561. Rome: FAO.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Rhinobatidae. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 527-530. Rome: FAO.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Pristidae. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 524-526. Rome: FAO.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Narcinidae. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 518-523. Rome: FAO.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Torpedinidae. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 515-517. Rome: FAO.

McEachran, J.D., and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Batoid fishes: technical terms, general remarks and keys to families. In K.E. Carpenter (editor), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 5: 508-514. Rome: FAO.

Minos, G., G. Katselis, I. Onadrias and I.J. Harrison. 2002. Use of the melanophore patterns on the ventral side of the head for identification of grey mullets (Teleostei: Mugilidae). Israel J. Aquacult. - Bamidgeh 54(1): 12-26.

Mojica, J.I. G. Galvis, I. Harrison, and J. Lynch. 2002. Rhizosomichthys totae. In: Libro Rojo de Peces Dulceacuícolas de Colombia. Serie Libros Rojos de Especies Amenzadas de Colombia. p. 219-222. ICNUNAC, Ministerio del Medio Ambiente, Bogotá D.C. Colombia.

Ng, H.H., and J.S. Sparks. 2002. Plotosus fisadoha, a new species of marine catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Plotosidae) from Madagascar. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 115: 564-569.

Rojas, R. and P. Moller. 2002. Multisensory contributions to the shelter-seeking behavior of a mormyrid fish, Gnathonemus petersii Günther (Mormyridae, Teleostei): the role of vision, and the passive and active electrosenses. Brain, Behav. Evol. 59: 211-221.

Rosa, R.S. and M.R. de Carvalho. 2002. Potamotrygonidae. In P.A. Buckup, and N.A. Menezes (editors), Catálogo dos Peixes Marinhos e de Água Doce do Brasil.http://www.mnrj.ufrj.br/catalogo/.

Schaefer, S.A., and U.A. Buitrago-Suaréz. 2002. Odontode morphology and skin surface features of Andean astroblepid catfishes (Siluriformes, Astroblepidae). J. Morph. 254: 139-148.

Sparks, J.S. 2002. Paretroplus dambabe, a new cichlid fish (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from northwestern Madagascar, with a discussion on the status of P. petiti. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 115: 546-563.

Sparks, J.S. 2002. Ptychochromis inornatus, a new cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from northwestern Madagascar, with a discussion of intrageneric variation in Ptychochromis. Copeia 2002: 120-130.

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2002. Water blindness. SGI Quarterly 27: 14-15.

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2002. Conservation of freshwater fish biodiversity: the knowledge impediment. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Ichthyologie 2002(3): 7-18.

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2002. Bony Fishes. In: Eldredge, N. (ed.). Life on Earth: An Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution. Pp. 192-197. ABI-CLIO Press, Santa Barbara, CA.

Stiassny, M.L.J., D.M. Rodriguez, and P.V. Loiselle. 2002. Rheocles vatosoa, a new species of freshwater rainbowfish (Atherinomorpha: Bedotiidae) from the Lokoho River Basin in Northeastern Madagascar. Cybium 26(1): 71-77.

2001 - 9 Publications

Aquino, A.E., S.A. Schaefer, and A.M. Miquelarena. 2001. A New Species of Hisonotus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) of the Upper Río Uruguay Basin. Amer. Mus. Novitates, 3333:1-12.

Görner, P., Moller, P. & Vogt, A. 2001. Distance estimation in the funnel web spider, Agelena labyrinthica. Proc. Roy. Inst. Navigation, RIN01, P12/1-9.

Meisner, A. D. 2001. Phylogenetic systematics of the viviparous halfbeak genera Dermogenys andNomorhamphus (Teleostei: Hemiramphidae: Zenarchopterinae). Zool. J. Linn. Soc.133(2): 199–283.

Schaefer, S.A. 2001. Catfishes and Relatives, pp. 488-492. In: Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide to the World’s Wildlife, D. Burnie and D.E. Wilson (eds.), Dorling Kindersley Limited, London, 624 p

Stiassny, M.L.J., Chakrabarty, P. and P.V. Loiselle. 2001. Relationships of the Madagascan cichlid genus Paretroplus Bleeker 1868, with a description of a new species from the Betsiboka River drainage of northwestern Madagascar. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters 12(1): 29-40.

Stiassny, M.L.J. and D.M Rodriguez. 2001. Rheocles derhami, a new species of freshwater rainbow (Atherinomorpha: Bedotiidae) from the Amboaboa River in northeastern Madagascar. Ichthyol.Explor. Freshwaters 12(2): 97-104.

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2001. (review of) The cichlid fishes: nature’s grand experiment in evolution. Copeia

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2001. Revision of Sauvagella Bertin (Clupeidae; Pellonulinae; Ehiravini) with a description of a new species from the freshwaters of Madagascar and diagnosis of the Ehiravini. Copeia 2002(1): 67-76.

Gardiner, N., M. Stiassny, J.M. Cardoso Da Silva, G. Fonseca and S. Saatchi. 2001. Enhancing freshwater conservation and science with geoinformatics. Concept Paper from Conservation International Center for Applied Biodiversity Science Conference on Biological fingerprinting: using remote sensing for improved modeling and monitoring of biodiversity.

2000 - 10 Publications

Benstead, J.P., M.L.J. Stiassny, P.N. Loiselle, K.J. Riseng, and N.Raminosoa. 2000. River conservation in Madagascar. Pp. 205- 231. In Global Perspectives on River Conservation: Science, Policy and Practice (Eds P.J. Boon, B.R.Davies, and G.E. Petts), John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, U.K.

Burns, J. R., P. J. Bushman, A. D. Meisner, S. H. Weitzman, and L. R. Malabarba. 2001.Gill derived glands in fishes of the family Characidae. J. Morphol. 248: 213.

Lundberg, J.G., Kottelat, M., Smith, G.R., Stiassny, M.L.J., and Gill, A.C. 2000. So many fishes, so little time: an overview of recent ichthyological discoveries in freshwaters. Annls. Miss. Bot. Gdns., 87(1): 26-62.

Meisner, A. D., J.R. Burns , S. H. Weitzman, and L.R. Malabarba. 2000. Morphology and histology of the male reproductive system in two species of internally inseminating South American catfishes,Trachelyopterus lucenai and T. galeatus (Teleostei: Auchenipteridae). J. Morphol. 246: 131-141.

Meisner, A.D. and Louie, K. L. 2000. Nomorhamphus kolonodalensis, a new species of viviparous halfbeak from Sulawesi (Teleostei: Hemiramphidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freswaters. 11: 361-368.

Schaefer, S.A., and Aquino, A.E. 2000. Postotic laterosensory canal and pterotic branch homology in catfishes. J. Morphol. 246:212-227.

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2000. Gross Functional Anatomy: Skeletal System. Chapter 6: 109-118. In: Bullock, G. and Bunton, T.E. (eds), The Handbook of Experimental Animals; Laboratory Fish, Academic Press, London.

Stiassny, M.L.J. 2000. Gross Functional Anatomy: Muscular System. Chapter 7: 119-128. In: Bullock, G. and Bunton, T.E. (eds), The Handbook of Experimental Animals; Laboratory Fish, Academic Press, London.

Stiassny, M.L.J. and I.J. Harrison. 2000. Notes on a small collection of fishes from the Réserve Naturelle Intégrale de Marojejy, Northeastern Madagascar, with a description of a new species of the endemic genus Bedotia (Atherinomorpha: Bedotiidae). Fieldiana, Zoology, new series, 97: 143-156.

Webb, J.F. and Smith, W.L. 2000. The laterophysic connection in chaetodontid butterfly-fishes: Morphological variation and speculations on sensory function. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London, Ser. B 355: 1125-1129.

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