Select Publications

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– Teske PR, Sandoval-Castillo J, Waters JM, Beheregaray LB (2016) An overview of Australia’s temperate marine phylogeography, with new evidence from high-dispersal gastropods. Journal of Biogeography doi:10.1111/jbi.12783.

– Zanardo N, Bilgmann K, Parra GJ, Möller LM (2016) Socio-genetic structure of short-beaked common dolphins in Southern Australia. Journal of Zoology doi:10.1111/jzo.12330

– Corrigan S, Huveneers C, Stow A, Beheregaray LB (2016) A multi-locus comparative study of dispersal in three codistributed demersal sharks from eastern Australia. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences doi:10.1139/cjfas-2015-0085. 

– Attard CRM, Beheregaray LB, Möller LM (2016) Towards population-level conservation in the critically endangered Antarctic blue whale: the number and distribution of their populations. Scientific Reports 6: 22291.

 – Sandoval-Castillo J, Strain L, Hart A, Robinson N, Beheregaray LB (2015) Use of next generation DNA technologies for revealing the genetic impact of fisheries restocking and ranching. Adelaide: The Seafood CRC Company Ltd, the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Flinders University.

– Teske PR, Sandoval-Castillo J, van Sebille E; Waters JM, Beheregaray LB (2015) On-shelf larval retention limits population connectivity in a coastal broadcast spawner. Marine Ecology Progress Series 532, 1-12.

– Attard CRM, Beheregaray LB, Jenner JK, Gill P, Jenner M, Morrice M, Teske PR, Möller LM (2015) Low genetic diversity in pygmy blue whales is due to climate-induced diversification rather than anthropogenic impacts. Biology Letters 11: 20141037.

– Teske PR, Sandoval-Castillo J, Sasaki M, Beheregaray LB (2015) Invasion success of a habitat-forming marine invertebrate is limited by lower-than-expected dispersal ability. Marine Ecology Progress Series doi:10.3354/meps11463.

– Sandoval-Castillo J, Beheregaray LB (2015) Metapopulation structure informs conservation management in a heavily exploited coastal shark (Mustelus henlei). Marine Ecology Progress Series 533, 191-203.

– Teske PR, Sandoval-Castillo J, Waters JM, Beheregaray LB (2014) Can novel genetic analyses help to identify low-dispersal marine invasive species? Ecology and Evolution 4(14):2848–2866.

– Waters JM, Condie SA, Beheregaray LB (2014) Does coastal topography constrain marine biogeography at an oceanographic interface? Marine and Freshwater Research

– Bilgmann K, Parra GJ, Zanardo N, Beheregaray LB, Möller LM (2014) Multiple management units of short-beaked common dolphins subject to fisheries by-catch off southern and southeastern Australia.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 500, 265-279.

– Teske PR, Papadopoulos I, Barker NP, McQuaid CD, Beheregaray LB (2014) Mito-nuclear discordance in genetic structure across the Atlantic/Indian Ocean biogeographical transition zone. Journal of Biogeography 41, 392–401.

– Fruet PF, Secchi ER, Daura-Jorge F, Vermeulen E, Flores PAC, Simões-Lopes PC, Genoves RC, Laporta P, Di Tullio JC, Freitas TRO, Rosa LD, Valiati VH, Beheregaray LB, Möller LM (2014) Remarkably low genetic diversity and strong population structure in common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from coastal waters of the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Conservation Genetics doi: 10.1007/s10592-014-0586-z.

– Rodríguez-Zárate CJ, Rocha-Olivares A, Beheregaray LB (2013) Genetic signature of a recent metapopulation bottleneck in the olive ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) after intensive commercial exploitation in Mexico. Biological Conservation 168, 10-18.

– Moura AE, Nielsen SCA, Vilstrup JT, Moreno-Mayar JV, Gilbert MTP, Gray H, Natoli A, Möller LM, Hoelzel AR (2013) Recent diversification of a marine genus (Tursiops spp.) tracks habitat preference and environmental change. Systematic Biology doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt051.

– Peters KJ, Parra GJ, Skuza PP, Möller LM (2013) First insights into the effects of swim-with-dolphin tourism on the behavior, response, and group structure of southern Australian bottlenose dolphins. Marine Mammal Science doi: 10.1111/mms.12003.e.

–  Loughnan SR, Domingos JA, Smith-Keune C, Forrester JP, Jerry DR, Beheregaray LB, Robinson NA (2013) Broodstock contribution after mass spawning and size grading in barramundi (Lates calcarifer). Aquaculture 404-405, 139-149.

– Teske PR, Zardi GI, McQuaid CD, Nicastro K (2013) Two sides of the same coin: extinctions and originations across the Atlantic/Indian Ocean boundary as consequences of the same climate oscillation. Frontiers in Biogeography 5(1). 

– Möller LM (2012) Sociogenetic structure, kin associations and bonding in delphinids. Molecular Ecology 21, 745–764.

– Amaral AR, Beheregaray LB, Bilgmann K, Boutov D, Freitas L, Robertson KM, Sequeira M, Stockin KA, Coelho MM, Möller LM (2012) Seascape genetics of a globally distributed, highly mobile marine mammal: the short-beaked common dolphin (genus Delphinus). PLoS ONE 7(2): e31482.

– Attard C, Beheregaray LB, Jenner JK, Gill P, Jenner M, Morrice M, Robertson K, Möller L (2012) Hybridization of Southern Hemisphere blue whale subspecies and a sympatric area off Antarctica: impacts of whaling or climate change? Molecular Ecology 21, 5715-5727.

– Steckenreuter A, Möller LM, Harcourt R (2012) How does Australia’s largest dolphin-watching industry affect the behaviour of a small and resident population of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins? Journal of Environmental Management 97, 14-21.

– Wiszniewski J, Corrigan S, Beheregaray LB, Möller LM (2012) Male reproductive success increases with alliance size in Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus). Journal of Animal Ecology  93, 239-250.

– Teske PR, Papadopoulos I, Barker NP, McQuaid CD (2012) Mitochondrial DNA paradox: sex-specific genetic structure in a marine mussel – despite maternal inheritance and passive dispersal. BMC Genetics 2012, 13:45. (Highly Accessed).

– Amaral AR, Beheregaray LB, Bilgmann K, Freitas L, Robertson KM, Sequeira M, Stockin KA, Coelho MM, Möller LM (2012) Influences of past climatic changes on historical population structure and demography of a cosmopolitan marine predator, the common dolphin (genus Delphinus). Molecular Ecology 21, 4854-4871.

– Amaral AR, Jackson JA, Möller LM, Beheregaray LB, Coelho MM (2012) Species tree of a recent radiation: the subfamily Delphininae (Cetacea, Mammalia). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64, 243-253.

– Wiszniewski J, Brown C, Möller LM (2012) Complex patterns of male alliance formation in a dolphin social network. Journal of Mammalogy 93, 239-250.

– Steckenreuter A, Harcourt R, Möller LM (2012). Are Speed Restriction Zones an effective management toolfor minimising impacts of boats on dolphins in an Australian marine park? Journal of Marine Policy 36, 258-264.

– 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.

– 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 colonorum. Journal of Fish Biology 79, 1214–1235.

– 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 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-176.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

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

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

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

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

– 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.

– 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 Pacific crab genus Hymenosoma. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53, 23-33.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

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

– 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.

– 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.

– 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.

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

– 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.

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

– 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.

– 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.