Walter Salzburger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Mitochondrial phylogeny and phylogeography of East African squeaker catfishes (Siluriformes: Synodontis)
    Stephan Koblmüller
    Department of Zoology, Karl Franzens University Graz, Universitatsplatz 2, 8010 Graz, Austria
    BMC Evol Biol 6:49. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of the Lake Tanganyika cichlid species flock and its relationship to the Central and East African haplochromine cichlid fish faunas
    Walter Salzburger
    Department of Zoology and Limnology, University of Innsbruck, Technikertrasse 25, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Syst Biol 51:113-35. 2002
  3. pmc Colour-assortative mating among populations of Tropheus moorii, a cichlid fish from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa
    Walter Salzburger
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Dept of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 273:257-66. 2006
  4. pmc Out of Tanganyika: genesis, explosive speciation, key-innovations and phylogeography of the haplochromine cichlid fishes
    Walter Salzburger
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78467 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 5:17. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of the vairone (Leuciscus souffia, Risso 1826) in Central Europe
    Walter Salzburger
    Department of Biology, University Konstanz, Universitaetsstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Mol Ecol 12:2371-86. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A BAC library for the goldfish Carassius auratus auratus (Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes)
    Jing Luo
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 306:567-74. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Asymmetric evolution in two fish-specifically duplicated receptor tyrosine kinase paralogons involved in teleost coloration
    Ingo Braasch
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1192-202. 2006
  8. pmc Comparative genomics of ParaHox clusters of teleost fishes: gene cluster breakup and the retention of gene sets following whole genome duplications
    Nicol Siegel
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Genomics 8:312. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Population-structure and genetic diversity in a haplochromine cichlid fish [corrected] of a satellite lake of Lake Victoria
    Romulus Abila
    Department of Biology, University Konstanz, Universitaetsstrasse 10, 78457, Germany
    Mol Ecol 13:2589-602. 2004
  10. pmc Pleistocene desiccation in East Africa bottlenecked but did not extirpate the adaptive radiation of Lake Victoria haplochromine cichlid fishes
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:13404-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc Mitochondrial phylogeny and phylogeography of East African squeaker catfishes (Siluriformes: Synodontis)
    Stephan Koblmüller
    Department of Zoology, Karl Franzens University Graz, Universitatsplatz 2, 8010 Graz, Austria
    BMC Evol Biol 6:49. 2006
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  2. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of the Lake Tanganyika cichlid species flock and its relationship to the Central and East African haplochromine cichlid fish faunas
    Walter Salzburger
    Department of Zoology and Limnology, University of Innsbruck, Technikertrasse 25, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Syst Biol 51:113-35. 2002
    ..Apparently, therefore, the current diversity of Central and East African haplochromines represents a relatively young and polyphyletic fauna that evolved from or in parallel to lineages now endemic to Lake Tanganyika...
  3. pmc Colour-assortative mating among populations of Tropheus moorii, a cichlid fish from Lake Tanganyika, East Africa
    Walter Salzburger
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Dept of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 273:257-66. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Out of Tanganyika: genesis, explosive speciation, key-innovations and phylogeography of the haplochromine cichlid fishes
    Walter Salzburger
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78467 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 5:17. 2005
    ..Here, we present the most extensive phylogenetic and phylogeographic analysis so far that includes about 100 species and is based on about 2,000 bp of the mitochondrial DNA...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of the vairone (Leuciscus souffia, Risso 1826) in Central Europe
    Walter Salzburger
    Department of Biology, University Konstanz, Universitaetsstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Mol Ecol 12:2371-86. 2003
    ..However, age estimates based on molecular clock calibrations suggest the survival of 'Alpine' haplotypes in several drainages during the last glaciation cycles. The Rhine system was only recently colonized...
  6. ncbi request reprint A BAC library for the goldfish Carassius auratus auratus (Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes)
    Jing Luo
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 306:567-74. 2006
    ..Hence, the BAC library will provide a useful resource for the future work on comparative genomics, polyploidy, diploidization, and evolutionary genomics in fishes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Asymmetric evolution in two fish-specifically duplicated receptor tyrosine kinase paralogons involved in teleost coloration
    Ingo Braasch
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1192-202. 2006
    ..Finally, we hypothesize that genome duplications and the associated expansion of the RTK family might be causally linked to the evolution of coloration in vertebrates and teleost fishes in particular...
  8. pmc Comparative genomics of ParaHox clusters of teleost fishes: gene cluster breakup and the retention of gene sets following whole genome duplications
    Nicol Siegel
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Genomics 8:312. 2007
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  9. ncbi request reprint Population-structure and genetic diversity in a haplochromine cichlid fish [corrected] of a satellite lake of Lake Victoria
    Romulus Abila
    Department of Biology, University Konstanz, Universitaetsstrasse 10, 78457, Germany
    Mol Ecol 13:2589-602. 2004
    ....
  10. pmc Pleistocene desiccation in East Africa bottlenecked but did not extirpate the adaptive radiation of Lake Victoria haplochromine cichlid fishes
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:13404-9. 2009
    ..This degree of polymorphism might have acted as a "genetic reservoir" that permitted the explosive radiation of hundreds of haplochromines and their array of contemporary adaptive morphologies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sympatric speciation in Nicaraguan crater lake cichlid fish
    Marta Barluenga
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Nature 439:719-23. 2006
    ..citrinellus) within less than approximately 10,000 yr; third, that the two species in Lake Apoyo are reproductively isolated; and fourth, that the two species are eco-morphologically distinct...
  12. pmc Annotation of expressed sequence tags for the East African cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni and evolutionary analyses of cichlid ORFs
    Walter Salzburger
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78467 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Genomics 9:96. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of the Eurasian Willow Tit (Parus montanus) based on DNA sequences of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene
    Walter Salzburger
    Department of Zoology and Limnology, University Innsbruck, Technikerstrasse 25, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 24:26-34. 2002
    ..Our data suggest that the mono-frequency song type may be ancestral and was retained over a long evolutionary time in certain populations, but was altered or camouflaged by learning processes in others...
  14. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography and evolution of the Tanganyikan cichlid genus Tropheus based upon mitochondrial DNA sequences
    Sanja Baric
    University of Innsbruck, Technikerstr, 25, A 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Mol Evol 56:54-68. 2003
    ..Thereby we show a high degree of concordance between major changes of the lake level in the recent history of Lake Tanganyika and three distinct diversification events in this genus...
  15. pmc Adaptive sequence evolution in a color gene involved in the formation of the characteristic egg-dummies of male haplochromine cichlid fishes
    Walter Salzburger
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Biol 5:51. 2007
    ..One characteristic feature of the haplochromines is their possession of egg-dummies on the males' anal fins. These egg-spots mimic real eggs and play an important role in the mating system of these maternal mouthbrooding fish...
  16. pmc Many genes in fish have species-specific asymmetric rates of molecular evolution
    Dirk Steinke
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, D 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Genomics 7:20. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint A BAC library of the East African haplochromine cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni
    Michael Lang
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 306:35-44. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Geometric morphometric analyses provide evidence for the adaptive character of the Tanganyikan cichlid fish radiations
    Celine Clabaut
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Evolution 61:560-78. 2007
    ..Together, these data demonstrate strong support for the adaptive character of East African cichlid radiations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparative phylogenetic analyses of the adaptive radiation of Lake Tanganyika cichlid fish: nuclear sequences are less homoplasious but also less informative than mitochondrial DNA
    Celine Clabaut
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz 78457, Germany
    J Mol Evol 61:666-81. 2005
    ..Even if in our case RAG1 has not provided as much phylogenetic information as we expected, we suggest that this marker might be useful in the resolution of the phylogeny of older groups...
  20. ncbi request reprint Paraphyly of the Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus) suggested from cytochrome b sequences
    Walter Salzburger
    Department of Zoology and Limnology, University Innsbruck, Technikerstrasse 25, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 24:19-25. 2002
    ..str.) and African Blue Tit (Parus teneriffae). However, our data give no support for assigning species rank to Parus cyanus flavipectus, a subspecies of the Azure Tit, as suggested by several authors on morphological grounds...
  21. pmc To be or not to be a flatworm: the acoel controversy
    Bernhard Egger
    Institute of Zoology and Center for Molecular Biosciences, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    PLoS ONE 4:e5502. 2009
    ..By these data, both the inclusion of Acoela within Platyhelminthes, and their separation from flatworms as basal bilaterians are well-supported alternatives...
  22. pmc Adaptive phenotypic plasticity in the Midas cichlid fish pharyngeal jaw and its relevance in adaptive radiation
    Moritz Muschick
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 11:116. 2011
    ..The pharyngeal jaw apparatus of cichlids, a second set of jaws functionally decoupled from the oral ones, is known to mediate ecological specialization and often differs strongly between sister-species...
  23. ncbi request reprint Novel relationships among ten fish model species revealed based on a phylogenomic analysis using ESTs
    Dirk Steinke
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    J Mol Evol 62:772-84. 2006
    ..All 10 lineages split before or during the fragmentation of the supercontinent Pangea in the Jurassic...
  24. pmc Genome desertification in eutherians: can gene deserts explain the uneven distribution of genes in placental mammalian genomes?
    Walter Salzburger
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University Konstanz, Constance 78457, Germany
    J Mol Evol 69:207-16. 2009
    ..We show that the uneven distribution of gene deserts is a derived character state of eutherians. The functional and evolutionary significance of this particular feature of eutherian genomes remains to be explained...
  25. doi request reprint Identification and characterization of gene expression involved in the coloration of cichlid fish using microarray and qRT-PCR approaches
    Helen M Gunter
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitätsstr 10, 78457 Constance, Germany
    J Mol Evol 72:127-37. 2011
    ..Here, we provide insight into the putative functional diversification of genes involved in the coloration of cichlids and by extension, on the evolution of coloration in teleost fish...
  26. pmc Boule-like genes regulate male and female gametogenesis in the flatworm Macrostomum lignano
    Georg Kuales
    University of Innsbruck, Institute of Zoology and CMBI, Innsbruck, Austria
    Dev Biol 357:117-32. 2011
    ..Therefore, a better understanding of boule function in flatworms can help to elucidate the molecular mechanisms of and concomitant infertility in higher organisms including humans...
  27. ncbi request reprint The species flocks of East African cichlid fishes: recent advances in molecular phylogenetics and population genetics
    Walter Salzburger
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Fachbereich Biologie, Universitat Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Naturwissenschaften 91:277-90. 2004
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  28. pmc TaxI: a software tool for DNA barcoding using distance methods
    Dirk Steinke
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1975-80. 2005
    ..Sets of ribosomal 16S rRNA sequences, characterized by multiple indels, performed as good as or better than cox1 sequence sets in assigning sequences to species, demonstrating the suitability of rRNA genes for DNA barcoding...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hybrid origin of a swordtail species (Teleostei: Xiphophorus clemenciae) driven by sexual selection
    Axel Meyer
    Department of Biology, Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, University Konstanz, Germany
    Mol Ecol 15:721-30. 2006
    ..These experimental lines of evidence make hybridization through xeno-specific sexual selection by female choice the likely mechanism of speciation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Species-specific population structure in rock-specialized sympatric cichlid species in Lake Tanganyika, East Africa
    Kristina M Sefc
    Department of Zoology, Karl Franzens University of Graz, Universitatsplatz 2, A 8010 Graz, Austria
    J Mol Evol 64:33-49. 2007
    ..ventralis than in the genetically highly structured E. cyanostictus...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary relationships in the sand-dwelling cichlid lineage of lake tanganyika suggest multiple colonization of rocky habitats and convergent origin of biparental mouthbrooding
    Stephan Koblmüller
    Department of Zoology, Karl Franzens University of Graz, Universitatsplatz 2, A 8010 Graz, Austria
    J Mol Evol 58:79-96. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the genera Xenotilapia, Microdontochromis, Lestradea, and Ophthalmotilapia appeared paraphyletic in our analyses, suggesting the need of taxonomic revision...
  32. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial phylogeny of the Cyprichromini, a lineage of open-water cichlid fishes endemic to Lake Tanganyika, East Africa
    Anita Brandstätter
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Mullerstr 44, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 34:382-91. 2005
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  33. pmc Phylogeography of Barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus) and the origin of the Gibraltar colony
    Lara Modolo
    Anthropologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:7392-7. 2005
    ..However, the Gibraltar sample was found to include Algerian and Moroccan haplotypes separated by at least 16 mutational steps, revealing a dual origin of the founding females...
  34. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships of the lamprologine cichlid genus Lepidiolamprologus (Teleostei: Perciformes) based on mitochondrial and nuclear sequences, suggesting introgressive hybridization
    Robert Schelly
    Division of Vertebrate Zoology, Ichthyology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:426-38. 2006
    ..Lepidiolamprologus nkambae, in marked conflict with morphological and nuclear DNA evidence, nested outside of the two-pore Lepidiolamprologus clade, suggesting that the mtDNA signal has been convoluted by introgressive hybridization...
  35. ncbi request reprint Origin of the superflock of cichlid fishes from Lake Victoria, East Africa
    Erik Verheyen
    Vertebrate Department, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Vautierstraat 29, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
    Science 300:325-9. 2003
    ..A haplotype analysis further shows that the most recent desiccation of Lake Victoria did not lead to a complete extinction of its endemic cichlid fauna and that the major lineage diversification took place about 100,000 years ago...
  36. ncbi request reprint Parallel evolution of facial stripe patterns in the Neolamprologus brichardi/pulcher species complex endemic to Lake Tanganyika
    Nina Duftner
    Department of Zoology, University of Graz, Universitatsplatz 2, A 8010 Graz, Austria
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 45:706-15. 2007
    ..brichardi/N. pulcher populations and other rock-dwelling cichlids suggest that the same colonization routes have been taken by sympatric species and that these routes were affected by lake level fluctuations in the past...
  37. ncbi request reprint Case studies and mathematical models of ecological speciation. 1. Cichlids in a crater lake
    Sergey Gavrilets
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:2893-909. 2007
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  38. doi request reprint To be or not to be a hamlet pair in sympatry
    Walter Salzburger
    Zoological Institute, University of Basel, Vesalgasse 1, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol 17:1397-9. 2008
    ..It appears that local evolutionary processes are important in this system, which might have even triggered in situ speciation...