J C Avise

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Allard's argument versus Baker's contention for the adaptive significance of selfing in a hermaphroditic fish
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:18862-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Hemiplasy: a new term in the lexicon of phylogenetics
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Syst Biol 57:503-7. 2008
  3. pmc Colloquium paper: three ambitious (and rather unorthodox) assignments for the field of biodiversity genetics
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11564-70. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Evolutionary perspectives on hermaphroditism in fishes
    J C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Sex Dev 3:152-63. 2009
  5. pmc Colloquium paper: footprints of nonsentient design inside the human genome
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8969-76. 2010
  6. pmc Multiple mating and its relationship to alternative modes of gestation in male-pregnant versus female-pregnant fish species
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18915-20. 2010
  7. pmc Multiple mating and its relationship to brood size in pregnant fishes versus pregnant mammals and other viviparous vertebrates
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7091-5. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Catadromous eels continue to be slippery research subjects
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Mol Ecol 20:1317-9. 2011
  9. pmc Multiple mating and clutch size in invertebrate brooders versus pregnant vertebrates
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11512-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Time to standardize taxonomies
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Syst Biol 56:130-3. 2007

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Publications33

  1. pmc Allard's argument versus Baker's contention for the adaptive significance of selfing in a hermaphroditic fish
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:18862-7. 2012
    ..Thus, the adaptive significance of selfing apparently varies across hermaphroditic taxa...
  2. doi request reprint Hemiplasy: a new term in the lexicon of phylogenetics
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Syst Biol 57:503-7. 2008
  3. pmc Colloquium paper: three ambitious (and rather unorthodox) assignments for the field of biodiversity genetics
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11564-70. 2008
    ..They also can open opportunities to educate the public about the many intellectual gifts and aesthetic marvels of the natural world...
  4. doi request reprint Evolutionary perspectives on hermaphroditism in fishes
    J C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Sex Dev 3:152-63. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Colloquium paper: footprints of nonsentient design inside the human genome
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8969-76. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Multiple mating and its relationship to alternative modes of gestation in male-pregnant versus female-pregnant fish species
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18915-20. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Multiple mating and its relationship to brood size in pregnant fishes versus pregnant mammals and other viviparous vertebrates
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7091-5. 2011
    ..Under the logistical constraint hypothesis, propensities for multiple mating in each species register a balance between near-universal fitness benefits from multiple mating and species-idiosyncratic logistical limits on polygamy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Catadromous eels continue to be slippery research subjects
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Mol Ecol 20:1317-9. 2011
    ..Results help to confirm standard textbook wisdom that these catadromous eels are nearly unique in the biological world by having both broad geographical distributions and yet displaying intraspecific near panmixia...
  9. pmc Multiple mating and clutch size in invertebrate brooders versus pregnant vertebrates
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11512-7. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Time to standardize taxonomies
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Syst Biol 56:130-3. 2007
  11. doi request reprint Pronounced reproductive skew in a natural population of green swordtails, Xiphophorus helleri
    Andrey Tatarenkov
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:4522-34. 2008
    ..This study is one of a few exhaustive genetic assessments of joint-sex parentage in a natural fish population, and results are relevant to the operation of sexual selection in this sexually dimorphic, high-fecundity species...
  12. pmc Genetic composition of laboratory stocks of the self-fertilizing fish Kryptolebias marmoratus: a valuable resource for experimental research
    Andrey Tatarenkov
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e12863. 2010
    ..marmoratus as a reliable vertebrate model for experimental research that requires or can capitalize upon "clonal" replicate specimens...
  13. doi request reprint Polygynandry and sexual size dimorphism in the sea spider Ammothea hilgendorfi (Pycnogonida: Ammotheidae), a marine arthropod with brood-carrying males
    Felipe S Barreto
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 321 Steinhaus Hall, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:4164-75. 2008
    ..In addition to providing the first description of the mating system in a sea spider, our study illustrates the potential uses of this group for testing hypotheses from parental investment and sexual selection theories...
  14. pmc Long-term retention of self-fertilization in a fish clade
    Andrey Tatarenkov
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:14456-9. 2009
    ..ocellatus, implying that the selfing capacity has persisted in these fishes for at least several hundred thousand years...
  15. ncbi request reprint Strong population structure despite evidence of recent migration in a selfing hermaphroditic vertebrate, the mangrove killifish (Kryptolebias marmoratus)
    Andrey Tatarenkov
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:2701-11. 2007
    ..marmoratus, our data indicate that interlocality dispersal and outcross-mediated genetic recombination (and probably genetic drift also) play key proximate roles in the local 'clonal' dynamics of this species...
  16. pmc Rapid concerted evolution in animal mitochondrial DNA
    Andrey Tatarenkov
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1795-8. 2007
    ..The previously unsuspected power of these molecular phenomena could greatly impact mtDNA dynamics within germ cell lineages and in local animal populations...
  17. doi request reprint Extreme homogeneity and low genetic diversity in Kryptolebias ocellatus from south-eastern Brazil suggest a recent foundation for this androdioecious fish population
    A Tatarenkov
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    J Fish Biol 79:2095-105. 2011
    ..This finding generally is inconsistent with the established opinion that the K. ocellatus and K. marmoratus clade originated in this geographic region and later dispersed northward into the Caribbean...
  18. doi request reprint Microgeographic population structure of green swordail fish: genetic differentiation despite abundant migration
    A Tatarenkov
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:257-68. 2010
    ..30 between adjacent samples across these barriers. Overall, our results are helpful in understanding the interplay of evolutionary forces and population dynamics in a small fish living in a changeable habitat...
  19. pmc Colloquium paper: in the light of evolution II: biodiversity and extinction
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11453-7. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Individual organisms as units of analysis: Bayesian-clustering alternatives in population genetics
    Judith E Mank
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genet Res 84:135-43. 2004
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  21. pmc Genetic sex determination, gender identification and pseudohermaphroditism in the knobbed whelk, Busycon carica (Mollusca: Melongenidae)
    John C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:641-6. 2004
    ..These findings highlight the distinction between gender in a genetic versus phenotypic sense...
  22. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic breaks in low-dispersal species: the emergence of concordance across gene trees
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genetica 124:179-86. 2005
    ..Genealogical concordance across multiple loci thus becomes a deciding criterion by which to distinguish between stochastic and deterministic causation in accounting for phylogeographic discontinuities in continuously distributed species...
  23. pmc Cladogenetic correlates of genomic expansions in the recent evolution of actinopterygiian fishes
    Judith E Mank
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:33-8. 2006
    ..Although many variables (including ecological and behavioural factors) clearly can influence speciation rates, the current results are consistent with the notion that genomic architecture may play a role in species proliferation as well...
  24. pmc A mixed-mating strategy in a hermaphroditic vertebrate
    Mark Mackiewicz
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2449-52. 2006
    ..Advantages of a mixed-mating strategy in K. marmoratus probably relate to this fish's solitary lifestyle and its ability to colonize new habitats...
  25. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite documentation of male-mediated outcrossing between inbred laboratory strains of the self-fertilizing mangrove killifish (Kryptolebias Marmoratus)
    Mark Mackiewicz
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Hered 97:508-13. 2006
    ....
  26. pmc Sympatric speciation as a consequence of male pregnancy in seahorses
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, 310 Ferst Drive, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:6598-603. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Comparative phylogenetic analysis of male alternative reproductive tactics in ray-finned fishes
    Judith E Mank
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Evolution 60:1311-6. 2006
    ..Nest piracy appears not to be part of this evolutionary progression, possibly because its late onset in the life cycle of most ray-finned fishes reduces the effects of selection on this reproductive tactic...
  28. ncbi request reprint Does organismal pedigree impact the magnitude of topological congruence among gene trees for unlinked loci?
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genetica 132:219-25. 2008
    ..Thus, with the possible exception of extremely small populations, multiple unlinked genes within a pedigree can indeed be assumed, for most practical purposes, to have independent genealogical histories...
  29. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic conservation of chromosome numbers in Actinopterygiian fishes
    Judith E Mank
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Life Sciences Building, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genetica 127:321-7. 2006
    ..0096). Overall, our phylogenetic analysis indicates a mosaic evolutionary pattern in which the forces that govern labile features of fish genomes must operate largely independently of those that operate to conserve chromosome numbers...
  30. pmc Extensive outcrossing and androdioecy in a vertebrate species that otherwise reproduces as a self-fertilizing hermaphrodite
    Mark Mackiewicz
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:9924-8. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic perspectives in the evolution of parental care in ray-finned fishes
    Judith E Mank
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Evolution 59:1570-8. 2005
    ..Results are discussed in the context of prior thought about the evolution of alternative parental care modes in vertebrates...
  32. pmc Hemiplasy and homoplasy in the karyotypic phylogenies of mammals
    Terence J Robinson
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:14477-81. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Intensive genetic assessment of the mating system and reproductive success in a semi-closed population of the mottled sculpin, Cottus bairdi
    Anthony C Fiumera
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 11:2367-77. 2002
    ..54). In addition, significantly fewer eggs per female were deposited in single than in multidam nests. Not only were perceived high-quality males spawning with multiple partners, but they were receiving more eggs from each female...