Publications* (2011 - 2000)

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87. Teske PR,  Papadopoulos I, Mmnonwa L, Matumba TG, McQuaid CD, Barker NP, Beheregaray LB (2011) Climate-driven genetic divergence of limpets with different life histories across a southeast African marine biogeographic disjunction: different processes, same outcome. Molecular Ecology 20, 5025-5041.

86. Shaddick K, Burridge CP, Jerry DR, Schwartz TS, Truong K, Gilligan DM, Beheregaray LB (2011) A hybrid zone and bidirectional introgression between two catadromous species: Australian bass Macquaria novemaculeata and estuary perch Macquaria colonorumJournal of Fish Biology 79, 1214–1235.

85. Teske PR, Rius M, McQuaid CD, Styan CA, Piggott MP, Benhissoune S, Fuentes-Grünewald C, Walls K, Page M, Attard CRM, Cooke GM, McClusky CF, Banks SC, Barker NP, Beheregaray LB (2011) “Nested” cryptic diversity in a widespread marine ecosystem engineer: a challenge for detecting biological invasions. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11: 176. (Highly Accessed)

84. Kriedt RA, Ramos-Fregonezzi AMC, Beheregaray LB, Bonatto SL, Freitas LB (2011) Isolation, characterization and cross-amplification of microsatellite markers for Petunia integrifolia (Solanaceae) complex. American Journal of Botany 98, e277-e279.

83. Bilgmann K, Möller LM, Harcourt R, Kemper CK, Beheregaray LB (2011) The use of carcasses for the analysis of cetacean population genetic structure: a comparative study in two dolphin species. PLoS ONE 6(5): e20103.

82. Faulks LK, Gilligan DM, Beheregaray LB (2011)The role of anthropogenic vs. natural in-stream structures in determining connectivity and genetic diversity in an endangered freshwater fish, Macquarie perch (Macquaria australasica). Evolutionary Applications 19, 4723-4737.

81. Shaddick K, Burridge CP, Jerry DR, Gilligan DM, Truong K, Beheregaray LB (2011) Historical divergence with recent connectivity in a catadromous fish, the estuary perch (Macquaria colonorum). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 68, 304-318.

80. Piggott M, Chao NL, Beheregaray LB (2011) Three fishes in one: cryptic species in an Amazonian floodplain forest specialist. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 102, 391-403.

79. Möller LM, Pedoni F, Allen S, Bilgmann K, Corrigan S, Beheregaray LB (2011) Fine-scale genetic structure in short-beaked common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) along the East Australian Current. Marine Biology 158, 113-126.

78. Amaral AR, Silva MC, Möller LM, Beheregaray LB, Coelho MM (2011) Evolution of two reproductive proteins in Cetaceans. Journal of Heredity 102, 275-282.

77. Carvalho DC, Rodriguez-Zarate CJ, Hammer MP, Beheregaray LB (2011) Development of 21 microsatellite markers for the threatened Yarra pygmy perch (Nannoperca obscura) through 454 shot-gun pyrosequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources 3, 601-604.

76. Sandoval-Castillo J & Rocha-Olivares A (2011) Deep mitochondrial divergence in Baja California populations of an aquilopelagic elasmobranch: The golden cownose ray. Journal of Heredity 102, 269-274.

75. Carvalho DC, Beheregaray LB (2011) Rapid development of microsatellites for the endangered Neotropical catfish Conorhynchus conirostris using a modest amount of 454 shot-gun pyrosequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources 3, 373-375.

74. Beheregaray LB, Schwartz TS (2011) Taxonomic assessment of Australian bass and estuary perch. pg 57-74. In: Fulton, W. and K. Hall (eds) Freshwater Fish Resources in the Snowy River, Victoria. Fisheries Victoria Research Report Series No. 25.

73. Rius M, Teske PR (2011) A revision of the Pyura stolonifera species complex (Tunicata, Ascidiacea), with a description of a new species from Australia. Zootaxa 2754, 27-40.

72. Steckenreuter A, Harcourt R, Möller LM (2011). Distance does matter: close approaches by boats impede feeding and resting behaviour of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins. Wildlife Research 38: 455-463.


71. Faulks LK, Gilligan DM, Beheregaray LB (2010) Islands of water in a sea of dry land: hydrological regime predicts genetic diversity and dispersal in a widespread fish from Australia’s arid zone, the golden perch (Macquaria ambigua). Molecular Ecology 19, 4723-4737.

70. Attard C, Beheregaray LB, Jenner C, Gill P, Jenner M, Morrice M, Bannister J, LeDuc R & Möller L (2010) Genetic diversity and structure of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) in Australian feeding aggregations. Conservation Genetics 11, 2437-2441.

69. Wiszniewski J, Lussiau D, Möller LM (2010) Female bisexual kinship ties maintain social cohesion of a dolphin network. Animal Behavior 80, 895-904.

68. Teske PR, Forget FRG, Cowley PD, von der Heyden S, Beheregaray LB (2010) Connectivity between marine reserves and exploited areas in the philopatric seabream Chrysoblephus laticeps (Teleostei: Sparidae) Marine Biology 157, 2029–2042.

67. Müller CJ, Beheregaray LB (2010) Paleo-Island affinities revisited: Biogeography and systematics of the genus Cethosia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57, 314-326.

66. Banks SC, Ling SD, Johnson CR, Piggott MP, Williamson JE & Beheregaray LB (2010) Genetic structure of a recent climate-change driven range expansion. Molecular Ecology 19, 2011–2024.

65. Faulks LK, Gilligan DM, Beheregaray LB (2010) Clarifying an ambiguous evolutionary history: range-wide phylogeography of an Australian freshwater fish, Golden Perch (Macquaria ambigua). Journal of Biogeography 37, 1329–1340.

64. Müller CJ, Wahlberg N, Beheregaray LB (2010) ‘After Africa’ – The Evolutionary History and Systematics of the genus Charaxes Ochsenheimer (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Charaxinae) in the Indo-Pacific Region. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 100, 457–481.

63. Faulks LK, Gilligan DM, Beheregaray LB (2010) Evolution and maintenance of divergent lineages in an endangered freshwater fish, Macquaria australasicaConservation Genetics 11, 921–934.

62. Wiszniewski J, Beheregaray LB, Allen SJ, Möller LM (2010) Environmental and social influences on the genetic structure of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in Southeastern Australia. Conservation Genetics 11, 1405–1419.

61. Rourke M, Gilligan D, Attard C, Teske P, Beheregaray LB (2009) Isolation and characterisation of microsatellite loci in the Australian freshwater catfish. Conservation Genetics Resources 2, 245-248.

60. Amaral AR, Silva MC, Möller LM, Beheregaray LB, Coelho MM (2010) Anonymous nuclear markers for cetacean species. Conservation Genetics 11,1143–1146.


59. Teske P, Beheregaray LB (2009) Evolution of seahorses’ upright posture was linked to Oligocene seagrass expansion. Biology Letters 5, 521-523.

58. Corrigan S, Beheregaray LB (2009) A recent shark radiation: molecular phylogeny, biogeography and speciation of wobbegong sharks (Orectolobidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52, 205-216.

57. Teske P, McLay C, Sandoval-Castillo J, Papadopoulos I, Newman BK, Griffiths CL, McQuaid CD, Barker NG, Borgonie G, Beheregaray LB (2009) Tri-locus sequence data reject a “Gondwanan origin hypothesis” for the African/South Pacificcrab genus HymenosomaMolecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53, 23-33.

55. Bilgmann K, Möller LM, Gales R, Harcourt R, Beheregaray LB (2009) Reply to “Clarifying the interpretation of Hamer et al. (2008) by Bilgmann et al. (2008)”. Animal Conservation 12, 289–290.

56. Wiszniewski J, Allen SJ, Möller LM (2009) Social cohesion in a hierarchically structured embayment population of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins.  Animal Behavior 77, 1449–1457

54. Teske P, Beheregaray LB (2009) The rise of seahorses. Australasian Science Nov/Dec 2009, 24-25.

53. Sistrom MJ, Chao NL, Beheregaray LB (2009) Population history of the Amazonian one-lined pencilfish based on intron DNA data. Journal of Zoology 278, 287–298.

52. Kodandaramaiah U, Peña C, Braby MF, Grund R, Müller CJ, Nylin S, Wahlberg N (2009) Phylogenetics of Coenonymphina (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) and the problem of rooting rapid radiations. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54, 386-394

51. Cooke GM, Chao NL & Beheregaray LB (2009) Phylogeography of a flooded forest specialist fish from central Amazonia based on intron DNA: the cardinal tetra Paracheirodon axelrodiFreshwater Biology 54, 1216-1232.

50. Teske P, Cowley PD, Fabien RG, Beheregaray LB (2009) Microsatellite markers for the roman seabream, Chrysoblephis laticeps (Teleostei: Sparidae), an overexploited South African fish. Molecular Ecology Resources 9, 1162-1164.

49. Teske PR, Winker H, McQuaid CD, Barker NP (2009) A tropical/subtropical biogeographic disjunction in southeastern Africa separates two Evolutionarily Significant Units of an estuarine prawn. Marine Biology 165, 1265-1275.

48. Teske P, Beheregaray LB (2009) Intron-spanning primers for the amplification of the nuclear ANT gene in decapod crustaceans. Molecular Ecology Resources 9, 774-776.

47. Carvalho DC, Oliveira DAA, Sampaio I, Beheregaray LB (2009) Microsatellite markers for the Amazon peacock bass, Cichla piquitiMolecular Ecology Resources 9, 239-241.

46. Attard C, Holwell G, Schwartz T, Umbers K, Stow A, Herberstein ME, Beheregaray LB (2009) Microsatellite markers for the praying mantid Ciulfina rentzi (Liturgusidae). Molecular Ecology Resources 6, 1480-1482.

45. Carvalho DC, de Oliveira DAA, dos Santos JE, Teske P, Beheregaray LB, Schneider H & Sampaio I (2009) Genetic chracterization of native and introduced populations of the neotropical cichlid genus Cichla in Brazil. Genetics and Molecular Biology 32, 3, 601-607.

44. Ciofi C, Caccone A, Beheregaray LB, Milinkovitch MC, Russello M, Powell JR (2009) Genetics and Conservation on Islands: the Galápagos GiantTortoise as a Case Study. In: Population Genetics for Animal Conservation, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN-13: 9780521866309.

43. Beheregaray LB (2008) Twenty years of Phylogeography: the state of the field and the challenges for the Southern Hemisphere. Molecular Ecology 17, 3754-3774.  

42. Poulakakis N, Glaberman S, Michael R, Beheregaray LB, Ciofi C, Powell JR, Caccone A (2008) Historical DNA analysis reveals living descendants of an extinct species of Galapagos Tortoise. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105, 15464-1546X.

41. Corrigan S, Huveneers C, Schwartz TS, Harcourt RG, Beheregaray LB (2008) Genetic and reproductive evidence for two species of ornate wobbegong shark Orectolobus spp. on the Australian east coast. Journal of Fish Biology 73, 1662-1675.

40. Teske PR, Papadopoulos I, Newman B, Dworschak P, McQuaid C, Barker NG (2008). Oceanic dispersal barriers, adaptation and larval retention: an interdisciplinary assessment of potential factors maintaining a phylogeographic break between sister lineages of an African prawn. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:341.

39. Bilgmann K, Möller LM, Gales R, Harcourt R, Beheregaray LB (2008) Common dolphins subject to fisheries impacts in Southern Australia are genetically differentiated: implications for conservation. Animal Conservation 11, 518-528.

38. Möller LM, Bilgmann K, Charlton-Robb K, Beheregaray LB (2008) Multi-gene evidence for a new species of bottlenose dolphin in southern Australia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49, 674-681.

37. Piggott M, Banks S, Tung P, Beheregaray LB (2008) Genetic evidence for different scales of connectivity in a marine mollusc. Marine Ecology Progress Series 365, 127-136.

36. Möller LM, Harcourt RG (2008) Shared reproductive state enhances female associations in dolphins. Research Letters in Ecology. doi: 10.1155/2008/498390.

35. Garrick RC, Dyer, RJ, Beheregaray LB, Sunnucks P (2008) Babies and bathwater: A comment on the premature obituary for nested clade phylogeographic analysis. Molecular Ecology 17, 1401-1403.

34. Schwartz TS, Beheregaray LB (2008) Using genotype simulations and Bayesian analyses to identify individuals of hybrid origin in Australian Bass: Lessons for fisheries management. Journal of Fish Biology 72, 435-450.

33. Faulks L, Gilligan D, Beheregaray LB (2008) Phylogeography of a threatened freshwater fish (Mogurnda adspersa) in eastern Australia: conservation implications. Marine and Freshwater Research 59, 89-96.


32. Beheregaray LB, Caccone A (2007) Cryptic biodiversity in a changing world. BMC Biology 6, 1-5. (Highly Accessed)

31. Banks S, Piggott M, Williamson J, Bove U, Holbrook N, Beheregaray LB (2007) Oceanic variability and coastal topography shape local genetic structure in a long-dispersing marine invertebrate. Ecology 88, 3055-3064.

30. Möller LM, Wiszniewski J, Allen SJ, Beheregaray LB (2007) Habitat type promotes rapid and localized genetic differentiation in dolphins. Marine and Freshwater Research 58, 640-648.

29. Bilgmann K, Moller LM, Harcourt R, Beheregaray LB (2007) Genetic differentiation in bottlenose dolphins from South Australia: an association with local oceanography and coastal geography. Marine Ecology Progress Series 341, 265-276.

28. Cooke GM, Beheregaray LB (2007) Extremely high variability in the S72 intron of the Amazonian cardinal tetra (Paracheirodon axelrodi). Journal of Fish Biology 71, 132-140.

27. Russello MA, Beheregaray LB, Gibbs J, Fritts T, Havill N, Powell JR, Caccone A (2007) Lonesome George is not alone among Galápagos tortoises. Current Biology 17, R317-R318.

26. Bilgmann K, Griffiths OJ, Allen SJ, Möller LM (2007) A biopsy pole system for bow-riding dolphins: sampling success, behavioral responses, and test for sampling bias. Marine Mammal Science 23, 218–225.

25. Schwartz TS, Warner DA, Beheregaray LB, Olsson M (2007) Microsatellite loci for Australian Agamid lizards. Molecular Ecology Notes 7, 528-531.

24. Banks S, Piggott M, Williamson J, Beheregaray LB (2007) Microsatellite markers for the sea-urchin Centrostephanus rodgersiiMolecular Ecology Notes 7, 321-323.


23. Möller LM, Beheregaray LB, Allen SJ, Harcourt RG (2006) Association patterns and kinship in female Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) of southeastern Australia. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61, 109-177.

22. Piggott M, Banks S, Beheregaray LB (2006) Use of SSCP to improve the efficiency of microsatellite identification from microsatellite enriched libraries. Molecular Ecology Notes 6, 613-615.

21. Banks S, Piggott M, Raftos D, Beheregaray LB (2006) Microsatellite markers for the Sydney rock oyster, Saccostrea glomerata, a commercially important bivalve in south-eastern Australia. Molecular Ecology Notes 6, 856-858.

20. Ciofi C, Wilson GA, Beheregaray LB, C Marquez, J Gibbs, W Tapia, H Snell, Caccone G, Gibbs J, Powell JR (2006) Phylogeographic history and gene flow among giantGalápagos tortoises on southern Isabela island. Genetics 172, 1727-1744.

19. Beheregaray LB, Piggott M, Chao NL, Caccone G (2006) Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for the Amazonian blackwing hatchetfish, Carnegiella marthae (Teleostei, Gasteropeloecidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 6, 787-788.


18. Beheregaray LB, Chae J, Chao NL, Caccone G (2005) Characterization of microsatellite loci for the rummy nose tetra Hemigrammus bleheri (Characidae), an Amazonian flooded forest fish. Molecular Ecology Notes 5, 536-537.

17. Schwartz TS, Jenkins F, Beheregaray LB (2005) Microsatellite DNA markers developed for the Australian bass (Macquaria novemaculeata) and their cross-amplification in estuary perch (M. colonorum). Molecular Ecology Notes 5, 519-520.


16. Beheregaray LB, Havill N, Gibbs J, Fritts T, Powell JR, Caccone G (2004) Gianttortoises are not so slow: rapid diversification and biogeographic consensus in the Galápagos. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101, 6514-6519.

15. Möller LM, Beheregaray LB (2004) Genetic evidence of sex-biased dispersal in resident bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus). Molecular Ecology 13, 1607-1612.

14. Beheregaray LB, Möller LM, Schwartz TS, Chao NL, Caccone G (2004) Microsatellite markers for the cardinal tetra Paracheirodon axelrodi, a commercially important fish from central Amazonia. Molecular Ecology Notes 4, 330-332.

13. Beheregaray LB, Schwartz TS, Möller LM, Call D, Chao NL, Caccone G (2004) A set of microsatellite DNA markers for the one-lined pencilfish Nannostomus unifasciatus, an Amazonian flooded forest fish. Molecular Ecology Notes 4, 333-335.


12. Beheregaray LB, Ciofi C, Geist D, Gibbs J, Caccone G, Powell JR (2003) Genes record a prehistoric volcano eruption in the Galápagos. Science 302, 75.

11. Beheregaray LB, Ciofi C, Caccone G, Gibbs J, Powell JR (2003) Genetic divergence, phylogeography and conservation units of gianttortoises from Santa Cruz and Pinzón, Galápagos Islands. Conservation Genetics 4, 31-46.

10. Burns C, Ciofi C, Beheregaray LB, Caccone G, Powell JR (2003) The origin of captive Galápagos tortoises based on DNA analysis: implications for the management of natural populations. Animal Conservation 6, 329-337.


9. Beheregaray LB, Sunnucks P, Briscoe DA (2002) A rapid fish radiation associated with the last sea level changes in southern Brazil: the silverside Odontesthes perugiae complex. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 269, 65-73.


8. Beheregaray LB, Sunnucks P (2001) Fine-scale genetic structure, estuarine colonization and incipient speciation in the marine silverside fish Odontesthes argentinensisMolecular Ecology 10, 2849-2866.

7. Möller LM, Beheregaray LB, Harcourt R, Kruetzen M (2001) Kinship and alliance formation in wild male bottlenose dolphins. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 268, 1756-1762.

6. Möller LM, Beheregaray LB (2001) Coastal bottlenose dolphins from southeastern Australia are Tursiops aduncus according to sequences of the mitochondrial DNA control region. Marine Mammal Science 17, 249-263.


5. Beheregaray LB, Sunnucks P, Alpers D L, Banks SC, Taylor AC (2000) A set of microsatellite loci for the hairy-nosed wombats (Lasiorhinus krefftii and L. latifrons). Conservation Genetics 1, 89-92.

4. Sunnucks P, Wilson ACC, Beheregaray LB, Zenger K, French J, Taylor AC (2000) SSCP is not so difficult: the application and utility of single-stranded conformation polymorphism in evolutionary biology and molecular ecology. Molecular Ecology 9, 1699-1710.

3. Beheregaray LB, Sunnucks P (2000) Microsatellite loci isolated from Odontesthes argentinensis and the O. perugiae species group and their use in other South American silverside fish. Molecular Ecology 9, 629-631.

2. Sloane MA, Sunnucks P, Alpers DL, Beheregaray LB, Taylor AC (2000) Highly reliable genetic identification of individual northern hairy-nosed wombats from single remotely-collected hairs: a feasible censusing approach. Molecular Ecology 9, 1233-1240.

1. Beheregaray LB, Levy JA (2000) Population genetics of the silverside Odontesthes argentinensis: evidence for speciation in an estuary of southern Brazil. Copeia 2000, 441-447.

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