T J Near

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intraspecific phylogeography of Percina evides (Percidae: Etheostomatinae): an additional test of the Central Highlands pre-Pleistocene vicariance hypothesis
    T J Near
    Center for Biodiversity, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL 61820 USA
    Mol Ecol 10:2235-40. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA, morphology, and the phylogenetic relationships of Antarctic icefishes (Notothenioidei: Channichthyidae)
    Thomas J Near
    Center for Population Biology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 28:87-98. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Speciation in North American black basses, Micropterus (Actinopterygii: Centrarchidae)
    Thomas J Near
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Evolution 57:1610-21. 2003
  4. pmc Two waves of colonization straddling the K-Pg boundary formed the modern reef fish fauna
    S A Price
    Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95618, USA, W M Keck Science Department, Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, 925 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711, USA, Department of Biological Science, Towson University, Towson, MD 21252, USA, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3AN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20140321. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Coral reefs promote the evolution of morphological diversity and ecological novelty in labrid fishes
    S A Price
    Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Ecol Lett 14:462-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships of the Acanthocephala inferred from 18S ribosomal DNA sequences
    T J Near
    Center for Biodiversity, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois, 61820, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 10:287-98. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Investigating phylogenetic relationships of sunfishes and black basses (Actinopterygii: Centrarchidae) using DNA sequences from mitochondrial and nuclear genes
    Thomas J Near
    Center for Population Biology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 32:344-57. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional antifreeze glycoprotein genes in temperate-water New Zealand nototheniid fish infer an Antarctic evolutionary origin
    Chi Hing C Cheng
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 20:1897-908. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Phylogenetics of notothenioid fishes (Teleostei: Acanthomorpha): inferences from mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences
    Thomas J Near
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 266 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:832-40. 2008
  10. pmc Accelerated mitochondrial evolution and "Darwin's corollary": asymmetric viability of reciprocal F1 hybrids in Centrarchid fishes
    Daniel I Bolnick
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Genetics 178:1037-48. 2008

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Intraspecific phylogeography of Percina evides (Percidae: Etheostomatinae): an additional test of the Central Highlands pre-Pleistocene vicariance hypothesis
    T J Near
    Center for Biodiversity, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL 61820 USA
    Mol Ecol 10:2235-40. 2001
    ..The present distribution of P. evides is best explained by both vicariant and dispersal events...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA, morphology, and the phylogenetic relationships of Antarctic icefishes (Notothenioidei: Channichthyidae)
    Thomas J Near
    Center for Population Biology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 28:87-98. 2003
    ..These findings suggest the optimal strategy for investigating the phylogenetic relationships of channichthyids is one that uses all available phylogenetic data in analyses of combined data partitions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Speciation in North American black basses, Micropterus (Actinopterygii: Centrarchidae)
    Thomas J Near
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Evolution 57:1610-21. 2003
    ..The application of the Gulf Coast allopatric speciation model to the remaining aquatic fauna of the Gulf of Mexico coast in North America will rely on robust phylogenetic hypotheses and accurate age estimations of speciation events...
  4. pmc Two waves of colonization straddling the K-Pg boundary formed the modern reef fish fauna
    S A Price
    Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95618, USA, W M Keck Science Department, Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, 925 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711, USA, Department of Biological Science, Towson University, Towson, MD 21252, USA, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3AN, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20140321. 2014
    ..A causal mechanism between these changes and concurrent episodes of reef invasion remains obscure, but what is clear is that the broad framework of the modern reef fish fauna was in place within 10 Myr of the end-Cretaceous extinction. ..
  5. doi request reprint Coral reefs promote the evolution of morphological diversity and ecological novelty in labrid fishes
    S A Price
    Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Ecol Lett 14:462-9. 2011
    ..Thus, the preservation of coral reefs is necessary, not only to safeguard current biological diversity but also to conserve the underlying mechanisms that can produce functional diversity in future...
  6. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships of the Acanthocephala inferred from 18S ribosomal DNA sequences
    T J Near
    Center for Biodiversity, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois, 61820, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 10:287-98. 1998
    ..This precludes comparison of 18S divergence levels to assess the relative age of the Acanthocephala. However, other evidence suggests an ancient origin of the acanthocephalan-arthropod parasitic association...
  7. ncbi request reprint Investigating phylogenetic relationships of sunfishes and black basses (Actinopterygii: Centrarchidae) using DNA sequences from mitochondrial and nuclear genes
    Thomas J Near
    Center for Population Biology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 32:344-57. 2004
    ..Slightly more than half of the 27 previously proposed hypotheses of centrarchid relationships were rejected based on the Shomodaira-Hasegawa test...
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional antifreeze glycoprotein genes in temperate-water New Zealand nototheniid fish infer an Antarctic evolutionary origin
    Chi Hing C Cheng
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 20:1897-908. 2003
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  9. doi request reprint Phylogenetics of notothenioid fishes (Teleostei: Acanthomorpha): inferences from mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences
    Thomas J Near
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 266 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:832-40. 2008
    ..However, we anticipate increased resolution of the notothenioid phylogeny from future analyses that sample DNA sequences from several nuclear genes...
  10. pmc Accelerated mitochondrial evolution and "Darwin's corollary": asymmetric viability of reciprocal F1 hybrids in Centrarchid fishes
    Daniel I Bolnick
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Genetics 178:1037-48. 2008
    ..However, as with any comparative study, we cannot rule out the possibility that our results arise from a mutual correlation with a third variable such as body size...
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessing phylogenetic resolution among mitochondrial, nuclear, and morphological datasets in Nothonotus darters (Teleostei: Percidae)
    Benjamin P Keck
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 1610, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:708-20. 2008
    ..Given the extensive lack of reciprocal monophyly of species observed in the S7 gene tree we predict that nuclear gene sequences may have limited utility in intraspecific phylogeographic studies of Nothonotus darters...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evolution and the latitudinal diversity gradient: speciation, extinction and biogeography
    Gary G Mittelbach
    W K Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI 49060, USA
    Ecol Lett 10:315-31. 2007
    ..Distinguishing the roles of history, speciation and extinction in the origin of the latitudinal gradient represents a major challenge to future research...
  13. ncbi request reprint A genomic fossil reveals key steps in hemoglobin loss by the antarctic icefishes
    Thomas J Near
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 23:2008-16. 2006
    ..ionah. We conclude that the globin pseudogene complex of N. ionah is a "genomic fossil" that reveals key intermediate steps on the pathway to loss of hemoglobin expression by all icefish species...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of morphological diversity: does disparity accumulate at the same rate in two lineages of centrarchid fishes?
    David C Collar
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Evolution 59:1783-94. 2005
    ..4 and 7.7 times greater in Lepomis. Thus, time and phylogeny do not account for the differences in morphological disparity observed in Lepomis and Micropterus, and other diversity-promoting mechanisms should be investigated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fossil calibrations and molecular divergence time estimates in centrarchid fishes (Teleostei: Centrarchidae)
    Thomas J Near
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 1610, USA
    Evolution 59:1768-82. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Tempo of hybrid inviability in centrarchid fishes (Teleostei: Centrarchidae)
    Daniel I Bolnick
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Texas 78712 0253, USA
    Evolution 59:1754-67. 2005
    ..However, between-group comparisons require more careful molecular-clock calibration than has been the norm...
  17. ncbi request reprint Temporal diversification of Mesoamerican cichlid fishes across a major biogeographic boundary
    C Darrin Hulsey
    Center for Population Biology, Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:754-64. 2004
    ..Our results indicate the 5-million-year-old extension of the Mexican Neovolcanic Plateau to the Gulf Coast of Mexico has strongly influenced the current transition between the vertebrate faunas of the Neotropics and Nearctic...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessing concordance of fossil calibration points in molecular clock studies: an example using turtles
    Thomas J Near
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 1610, USA
    Am Nat 165:137-46. 2005
    ..Many of the truly ancient lineages of turtles are currently represented by a few, often endangered species that deserve high priority as conservation targets...
  19. ncbi request reprint Rapid allopatric speciation in logperch darters (Percidae: Percina)
    Thomas J Near
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 1610, USA
    Evolution 58:2798-808. 2004
    ..The empirical observation of high diversification rates in logperches demonstrates that allopatric speciation can occur rapidly...
  20. pmc Assessing the quality of molecular divergence time estimates by fossil calibrations and fossil-based model selection
    Thomas J Near
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 569 Dabney Hall, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37669 1610, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1477-83. 2004
    ..In each case, fossil calibrations could be ranked from most to least influential, and in one of the two studies, the fossils provided decisive evidence about the optimal molecular evolutionary model...
  21. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic investigations of Antarctic notothenioid fishes (Perciformes: Notothenioidei) using complete gene sequences of the mitochondrial encoded 16S rRNA
    Thomas J Near
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 569 Dabney Hall, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 1610, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 32:881-91. 2004
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  22. ncbi request reprint Dispersal, vicariance, and timing of diversification in Nothonotus darters
    Thomas J Near
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 569 Dabney Hall, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37916 1610, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:3485-96. 2005
    ..Patterns of speciation in Nothonotus are similar to those discovered in recent efforts that have included speciation as a parameter into classic models of island biogeography...