Melanie Stiassny

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Digitization of museum collections holds the potential to enhance researcher diversity.

Nat Ecol Evol 2017 12;1(12):1789-1790

Division of Vertebrate Zoology, Department of Ichthyology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-017-0401-6
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0401-6DOI Listing
December 2017

Phylogenomic Systematics of Ostariophysan Fishes: Ultraconserved Elements Support the Surprising Non-Monophyly of Characiformes.

Syst Biol 2017 Nov;66(6):881-895

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Los Angeles, 610 Yound Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syx038DOI Listing
November 2017

Genomewide SNP data reveal cryptic phylogeographic structure and microallopatric divergence in a rapids-adapted clade of cichlids from the Congo River.

Mol Ecol 2017 Mar 6;26(5):1401-1419. Epub 2017 Feb 6.

The Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, 79th Street and Central Park West, New York, NY, 10024, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.13973DOI Listing
March 2017

Genome-wide interrogation advances resolution of recalcitrant groups in the tree of life.

Nat Ecol Evol 2017 Jan 13;1(2):20. Epub 2017 Jan 13.

Department of Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution, PO Box 37012, MRC 159, Washington DC 20013, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41559-016-0020DOI Listing
January 2017

Population Genetic Structure of the Dwarf Seahorse (Hippocampus zosterae) in Florida.

PLoS One 2015 22;10(7):e0132308. Epub 2015 Jul 22.

Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America; Latin America and Caribbean Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0132308PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4511636PMC
May 2016

Molecular phylogenetics reveals convergent evolution in lower Congo River spiny eels.

BMC Evol Biol 2015 Oct 15;15:224. Epub 2015 Oct 15.

Department of Ichthyology, American Museum of Natural History, 79th St and Central Park West, New York, NY, 10024, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-015-0507-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4608218PMC
October 2015

A new ectoparasitic distichodontid of the genus Eugnathichthys (Characiformes: Citharinoidei) from the Congo basin of central Africa, with a molecular phylogeny for the genus.

Zootaxa 2013 ;3693:479-90

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Ichthyology, Central Park West, 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA.

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August 2015

DNA barcoding reveals novel insights into pterygophagy and prey selection in distichodontid fishes (Characiformes: Distichodontidae).

Ecol Evol 2014 Dec 19;4(23):4534-42. Epub 2014 Nov 19.

Division of Vertebrate Zoology, Department of Ichthyology, American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th St., New York, New York, 10024.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1321DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4264902PMC
December 2014

Lamprologus markerti, a new lamprologine cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) endemic to the lower Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo, west-central Africa.

Zootaxa 2014 Aug 15;3852(3):391-400. Epub 2014 Aug 15.

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Ichthyology, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024.; Email:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3852.3.8DOI Listing
August 2014

Are characiform fishes Gondwanan in origin? Insights from a time-scaled molecular phylogeny of the Citharinoidei (Ostariophysi: Characiformes).

PLoS One 2013 8;8(10):e77269. Epub 2013 Oct 8.

Department of Ichthyology, Division of Vertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, United States of America ; Department of Biology, the Graduate School and University Center, the City University of New York, New York, New York, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0077269PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3792904PMC
June 2014

Gordon John Howes 1938-2013 (fish systematist).

J Fish Biol 2013 Nov;83(5):1085-93

Conservation International & American Museum of Natural History, Center for Environment and Peace, Conservation International, 2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 500, Arlington, VA 22202, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfb.12260DOI Listing
November 2013

Comparative ocular anatomy in a blind African cichlid fish, Lamprologus lethops.

Vet Ophthalmol 2013 Sep 27;16(5):359-64. Epub 2012 Nov 27.

Comparative Ocular Pathology Laboratory of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, 53706, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vop.12006DOI Listing
September 2013

Incorporating DNA barcodes into a multi-year inventory of the fishes of the hyperdiverse Lower Congo River, with a multi-gene performance assessment of the genus Labeo as a case study.

Mitochondrial DNA 2011 Oct 8;22 Suppl 1:52-70. Epub 2011 Feb 8.

Division of Vertebrate Zoology, Department of Ichthyology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024, USA.

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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/19401736.2010.53
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/19401736.2010.537748DOI Listing
October 2011

Phylogenetic relationships and the temporal context for the diversification of African characins of the family Alestidae (Ostariophysi: Characiformes): evidence from DNA sequence data.

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2011 Sep 30;60(3):385-97. Epub 2011 Apr 30.

Department of Ichthyology, Division of Vertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St., New York, NY 10024, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2011.04.016DOI Listing
September 2011

Genetic isolation and morphological divergence mediated by high-energy rapids in two cichlid genera from the lower Congo rapids.

BMC Evol Biol 2010 May 19;10:149. Epub 2010 May 19.

Department of Ichthyology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024-5192, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2148-10-149DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2886069PMC
May 2010