Luiz A Rocha
Affiliation: Smithsonian Institution
- Ecological speciation in tropical reef fishesLuiz A Rocha
Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida, 7922, NW 71st Street, Gainesville, FL 32653, USA
Proc Biol Sci 272:573-9. 2005..This mechanism can explain the long-standing enigma of high biodiversity in coral reef faunas...
- Recent invasion of the tropical Atlantic by an Indo-Pacific coral reef fishLuiz A Rocha
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Unit 0948, APO, AA 34002 0948, USA
Mol Ecol 14:3921-8. 2005..Census data show a contemporary range expansion in the northeastern Atlantic linked to global warming...
- Adult habitat preferences, larval dispersal, and the comparative phylogeography of three Atlantic surgeonfishes (Teleostei: Acanthuridae)Luiz A Rocha
University of Florida, Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville, FL 32653 3071, USA
Mol Ecol 11:243-52. 2002..bahianus has not been collected over deep sponge bottoms, and rarely settles outside shallow reefs. Overall, adult habitat preferences seem to be the factor that differentiates phylogeographical patterns in these reef-associated species...
- Comparative phylogeography of Atlantic reef fishes indicates both origin and accumulation of diversity in the CaribbeanLuiz A Rocha
Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii, P, O, 1346, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA
BMC Evol Biol 8:157. 2008..The relative importance of these processes has long intrigued marine biogeographers but rarely has been tested...
- Historical biogeography and speciation in the reef fish genus Haemulon (Teleostei: Haemulidae)Luiz A Rocha
University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute, 750 Channel View Drive, Port Aransas, TX 78373, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:918-28. 2008..We conclude that both vicariance between biogeographic provinces, and ecological mechanisms of speciation within provinces contribute to species richness in the genus Haemulon...