John A Long

Summary

Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi The greatest step in vertebrate history: a paleobiological review of the fish-tetrapod transition
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 77:700-19. 2004
  2. ncbi An exceptional Devonian fish from Australia sheds light on tetrapod origins
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, P O Box 666, Melbourne, Australia 3001
    Nature 444:199-202. 2006
  3. ncbi Live birth in the Devonian period
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, Melbourne, PO Box 666, Melbourne 3001, Australia
    Nature 453:650-2. 2008
  4. ncbi Devonian arthrodire embryos and the origin of internal fertilization in vertebrates
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, PO Box 666, Melbourne 3001, Victoria, Australia
    Nature 457:1124-7. 2009
  5. ncbi Air-breathing adaptation in a marine Devonian lungfish
    Alice M Clement
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Biol Lett 6:509-12. 2010
  6. ncbi Oldest coelacanth, from the Early Devonian of Australia
    Zerina Johanson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Biol Lett 2:443-6. 2006
  7. ncbi An arid-adapted middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from south-central Australia
    Gavin J Prideaux
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
    Nature 445:422-5. 2007

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi The greatest step in vertebrate history: a paleobiological review of the fish-tetrapod transition
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 77:700-19. 2004
    ..Developmental biological processes, including paedomorphosis, played important roles. We conclude with a discussion of phylogenetic interpretations of the evidence...
  2. ncbi An exceptional Devonian fish from Australia sheds light on tetrapod origins
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, P O Box 666, Melbourne, Australia 3001
    Nature 444:199-202. 2006
    ..Aspects of the basic tetrapod limb skeleton and middle ear architecture can now be traced further back within the tetrapodomorph radiation...
  3. ncbi Live birth in the Devonian period
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, Melbourne, PO Box 666, Melbourne 3001, Australia
    Nature 453:650-2. 2008
    ..The new discovery points to internal fertilization and viviparity in vertebrates as originating earliest within placoderms...
  4. ncbi Devonian arthrodire embryos and the origin of internal fertilization in vertebrates
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, PO Box 666, Melbourne 3001, Victoria, Australia
    Nature 457:1124-7. 2009
    ..These new finds confirm that reproduction by internal fertilization and viviparity was much more widespread in the earliest gnathostomes than had been previously appreciated...
  5. ncbi Air-breathing adaptation in a marine Devonian lungfish
    Alice M Clement
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Biol Lett 6:509-12. 2010
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  6. ncbi Oldest coelacanth, from the Early Devonian of Australia
    Zerina Johanson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Biol Lett 2:443-6. 2006
    ..This taxon is based on a single lower jaw bone, the dentary, which is deep and short in form and possesses a dentary sensory pore, otherwise seen in Carboniferous and younger taxa...
  7. ncbi An arid-adapted middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from south-central Australia
    Gavin J Prideaux
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
    Nature 445:422-5. 2007
    ..Because the 21 Nullarbor species that did not survive the Pleistocene were well adapted to dry conditions, climate change (specifically, increased aridity) is unlikely to have been significant in their extinction...