Robin S Waples

Summary

Affiliation: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effective size of fluctuating salmon populations
    Robin S Waples
    National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Genetics 161:783-91. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Modelling evolutionary processes in small populations: not as ideal as you think
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:1834-47. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary responses by native species to major anthropogenic changes to their ecosystems: Pacific salmon in the Columbia River hydropower system
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:84-96. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint A biological framework for evaluating whether a species is threatened or endangered in a significant portion of its range
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:964-74. 2007
  5. doi request reprint High-grading bias: subtle problems with assessing power of selected subsets of loci for population assignment
    Robin S Waples
    NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Blvd East, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:2599-601. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Inbreeding effective population size and parentage analysis without parents
    Robin S Waples
    NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 11:162-71. 2011
  7. pmc Estimating contemporary effective population size on the basis of linkage disequilibrium in the face of migration
    Robin S Waples
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Genetics 189:633-44. 2011
  8. pmc Temporal estimates of effective population size in species with overlapping generations
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Genetics 175:219-33. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Calculating Ne and Ne/N in age-structured populations: a hybrid Felsenstein-Hill approach
    Robin S Waples
    NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Blvd East, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Ecology 92:1513-22. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint What is a population? An empirical evaluation of some genetic methods for identifying the number of gene pools and their degree of connectivity
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA 98112 USA
    Mol Ecol 15:1419-39. 2006

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Publications24

  1. pmc Effective size of fluctuating salmon populations
    Robin S Waples
    National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Genetics 161:783-91. 2002
    ..Computer simulations suggest that the effects of variable population dynamics on N(e) observed in this dataset are not unexpected for species with a salmon life history, as random variation in productivity can lead to similar results...
  2. doi request reprint Modelling evolutionary processes in small populations: not as ideal as you think
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:1834-47. 2009
    ..These effects are more important when sampling error is small (large numbers of individuals, loci and alleles) and with relatively small populations (frequently modelled by those interested in conservation)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary responses by native species to major anthropogenic changes to their ecosystems: Pacific salmon in the Columbia River hydropower system
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:84-96. 2008
    ..If the Columbia River is ever returned to a quasinatural, free-flowing state, remaining populations might face a Darwinian debt (and temporarily reduced fitness) as they struggle to re-evolve historical adaptations...
  4. ncbi request reprint A biological framework for evaluating whether a species is threatened or endangered in a significant portion of its range
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:964-74. 2007
    ..Because the other regions never contained more than limited amounts of good-quality lynx habitat, those areas are not considered to represent a significant portion of the species' range...
  5. doi request reprint High-grading bias: subtle problems with assessing power of selected subsets of loci for population assignment
    Robin S Waples
    NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Blvd East, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:2599-601. 2010
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  6. doi request reprint Inbreeding effective population size and parentage analysis without parents
    Robin S Waples
    NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 11:162-71. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Estimating contemporary effective population size on the basis of linkage disequilibrium in the face of migration
    Robin S Waples
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Genetics 189:633-44. 2011
    ..The above results assume loci are not physically linked; for tightly linked loci, the LD signal from past migration events can persist for many generations, with consequences for Ne estimates that remain to be evaluated...
  8. pmc Temporal estimates of effective population size in species with overlapping generations
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Genetics 175:219-33. 2007
    ..Alternatively, spacing the temporal samples many generations apart maximizes the drift signal compared to sampling biases associated with age structure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Calculating Ne and Ne/N in age-structured populations: a hybrid Felsenstein-Hill approach
    Robin S Waples
    NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Blvd East, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Ecology 92:1513-22. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint What is a population? An empirical evaluation of some genetic methods for identifying the number of gene pools and their degree of connectivity
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA 98112 USA
    Mol Ecol 15:1419-39. 2006
    ..Some recent theoretical developments and continued advances in computational power provide hope that this situation may change in the future...
  11. ncbi request reprint Seed banks, salmon, and sleeping genes: effective population size in semelparous, age-structured species with fluctuating abundance
    Robin S Waples
    National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Am Nat 167:118-35. 2006
    ..With density-dependent compensation, Cov(kt, Nt) < 0, and Ne is further reduced because relatively few breeders make a disproportionate contribution to the next generation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genetic estimates of contemporary effective population size: to what time periods do the estimates apply?
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:3335-52. 2005
    ..These results lead to some general conclusions about genetic estimates of Ne in iteroparous species with overlapping generations and identify areas in need of further research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Life-history divergence in Chinook salmon: historic contingency and parallel evolution
    Robin S Waples
    National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Evolution 58:386-403. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the effect of stage-specific survivorship on the N(e)/N ratio
    Robin S Waples
    National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mol Ecol 11:1029-37. 2002
    ..This approach can provide insights into N(e)/N in highly fecund species, including some marine species in which N(e) has been estimated to be several orders of magnitude less than N...
  15. ncbi request reprint Eco-evolutionary dynamics: fluctuations in population growth rate reduce effective population size in chinook salmon
    Robin S Waples
    National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Washington 98112, USA
    Ecology 91:902-14. 2010
    ..4) For chinook salmon, N(eH) (an estimator based on the harmonic mean number of breeders per year) is generally a good proxy for true N(e) and requires much less data to calculate...
  16. doi request reprint Normativity redux
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:1649-50. 2007
  17. pmc Phenotypic plasticity and population viability: the importance of environmental predictability
    Thomas E Reed
    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:3391-400. 2010
    ..We suggest that demographic models (e.g. population viability analyses) would benefit from a more explicit consideration of how phenotypic plasticity influences population responses to environmental change...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pacific salmon extinctions: quantifying lost and remaining diversity
    Richard G Gustafson
    National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, WA 98112 2097, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:1009-20. 2007
    ..It is also evident that persistence of existing, and evolution of future, diversity will depend on the ability of Pacific salmon to adapt to anthropogenically altered habitats...
  19. pmc Simple life-history traits explain key effective population size ratios across diverse taxa
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Seattle, WA 98112, USA, Flathead Lake Biological Station, Fish and Wildlife Genomics Group, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Polson, MT 59860, USA, Biology and Marine Biology Program, University of Alaska Southeast, 11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20131339. 2013
    ..For the first time, our results also make it possible to interpret rapidly accumulating estimates of Nb in the context of the rich body of evolutionary theory based on Ne per generation. ..
  20. doi request reprint ldne: a program for estimating effective population size from data on linkage disequilibrium
    Robin S Waples
    Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Blvd East, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 8:753-6. 2008
    ..The program also introduces a jackknife method for obtaining confidence intervals that appears to perform better than parametric methods currently in use...
  21. ncbi request reprint A potential bias in the temporal method for estimating Ne in admixed populations under natural selection
    Hitoshi Araki
    Department of Zoology, 3029 Cordley Hall, Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:2261-71. 2007
    ..The linkage disequilibrium method, which requires data from only one sample, is robust to this type of bias, although it can be affected by other factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effective population size of steelhead trout: influence of variance in reproductive success, hatchery programs, and genetic compensation between life-history forms
    Hitoshi Araki
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, 3029 Cordley Hall, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:953-66. 2007
    ..This is the first study showing that reproductive interaction between different life-history forms can buffer the genetic impact of fluctuating census size on Ne...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genetic monitoring as a promising tool for conservation and management
    Michael K Schwartz
    USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 800 E Beckwith Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:25-33. 2007
    ..Here, we illustrate how DNA and population genetic data can provide valuable information, often unattainable via other approaches, for monitoring species of management, conservation and ecological interest...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the performance of a multilocus Bayesian method for the estimation of migration rates
    Pierre Faubet
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine LECA, UMR CNRS 5553, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 09, France
    Mol Ecol 16:1149-66. 2007
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