Eric P Palkovacs

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Affiliation: University of Maine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Independent evolutionary origins of landlocked alewife populations and rapid parallel evolution of phenotypic traits
    Eric P Palkovacs
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8106, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:582-97. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Experimental evidence that phenotypic divergence in predators drives community divergence in prey
    Eric P Palkovacs
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8106, USA
    Ecology 90:300-5. 2009
  3. pmc Experimental evaluation of evolution and coevolution as agents of ecosystem change in Trinidadian streams
    Eric P Palkovacs
    School of Biology and Ecology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1617-28. 2009
  4. pmc Eco-evolutionary feedbacks in community and ecosystem ecology: interactions between the ecological theatre and the evolutionary play
    David M Post
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8106, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1629-40. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Are the native giant tortoises from the Seychelles really extinct? A genetic perspective based on mtDNA and microsatellite data
    Eric P Palkovacs
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:1403-13. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic evaluation of a proposed introduction: the case of the greater prairie chicken and the extinct heath hen
    Eric P Palkovacs
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Mol Ecol 13:1759-69. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Intraspecific variation in a predator affects community structure and cascading trophic interactions
    David M Post
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8106, USA
    Ecology 89:2019-32. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary origin of Indian Ocean tortoises (Dipsochelys)
    Eric P Palkovacs
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Osborn Memorial Laboratories, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8106, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 24:216-27. 2002

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Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Independent evolutionary origins of landlocked alewife populations and rapid parallel evolution of phenotypic traits
    Eric P Palkovacs
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8106, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:582-97. 2008
    ..Estimates of evolutionary rates (in haldanes) indicate rapid evolution of foraging traits, possibly in response to changes in available resources...
  2. ncbi request reprint Experimental evidence that phenotypic divergence in predators drives community divergence in prey
    Eric P Palkovacs
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8106, USA
    Ecology 90:300-5. 2009
    ..This study provides direct evidence that phenotypic divergence in predators, even in its early stages, can play a critical role in determining prey community structure...
  3. pmc Experimental evaluation of evolution and coevolution as agents of ecosystem change in Trinidadian streams
    Eric P Palkovacs
    School of Biology and Ecology, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1617-28. 2009
    ..Given existing evidence for contemporary evolution in these fish species, our findings suggest considerable potential for eco-evolutionary feedbacks to operate as populations adapt to natural or anthropogenic perturbations...
  4. pmc Eco-evolutionary feedbacks in community and ecosystem ecology: interactions between the ecological theatre and the evolutionary play
    David M Post
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8106, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1629-40. 2009
    ..The alewife-zooplankton system provides the most complete evidence for eco-evolutionary feedbacks, but other systems highlight the potential for eco-evolutionary feedbacks in a wide variety of natural systems...
  5. ncbi request reprint Are the native giant tortoises from the Seychelles really extinct? A genetic perspective based on mtDNA and microsatellite data
    Eric P Palkovacs
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:1403-13. 2003
    ..We found no variation in the mitochondrial control region among 55 individuals examined and no genetic structuring in eight microsatellite loci, pointing to the survival of just a single lineage of Indian Ocean tortoises...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic evaluation of a proposed introduction: the case of the greater prairie chicken and the extinct heath hen
    Eric P Palkovacs
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Mol Ecol 13:1759-69. 2004
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  7. ncbi request reprint Intraspecific variation in a predator affects community structure and cascading trophic interactions
    David M Post
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8106, USA
    Ecology 89:2019-32. 2008
    ..Our results demonstrate that intraspecific phenotypic variation of predators can regulate community structure and ecosystem processes by modifying the form and strength of complex trophic interactions...
  8. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary origin of Indian Ocean tortoises (Dipsochelys)
    Eric P Palkovacs
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Osborn Memorial Laboratories, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8106, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 24:216-27. 2002
    ..This finding supports previous theories that shorter generation time and smaller body size are related to an increase in mitochondrial DNA substitution rate in vertebrates...