D Reznick

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Independent evolution of complex life history adaptations in two families of fishes, live-bearing halfbeaks (zenarchopteridae, beloniformes) and poeciliidae (cyprinodontiformes)
    David Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 61:2570-83. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Life-history evolution in guppies VIII: the demographics of density regulation in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    David N Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 66:2903-15. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Experimental studies of evolution in guppies: a model for understanding the evolutionary consequences of predator removal in natural communities
    David N Reznick
    Department of Biology, and Center for Conservation Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:97-107. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Perspectives: evolutionary biology. Sex and death
    D N Resznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Science 286:2458-9. 1999
  5. pmc The evolution of senescence and post-reproductive lifespan in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    David Reznick
    Department of Biology, Center for Conservation Biology, University of California Riverside, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The genetic basis of aging: an evolutionary biologist's perspective
    David N Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2005:pe7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of extrinsic mortality on the evolution of senescence in guppies
    David N Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Nature 431:1095-9. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Independent origins and rapid evolution of the placenta in the fish genus Poeciliopsis
    David N Reznick
    Department of Biology and Center for Conservation Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Science 298:1018-20. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint The evolution of senescence in natural populations of guppies (Poecilia reticulata): a comparative approach
    D Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Exp Gerontol 36:791-812. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The population ecology of contemporary adaptations: what empirical studies reveal about the conditions that promote adaptive evolution
    D N Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside 92521, USA
    Genetica 112:183-98. 2001

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Independent evolution of complex life history adaptations in two families of fishes, live-bearing halfbeaks (zenarchopteridae, beloniformes) and poeciliidae (cyprinodontiformes)
    David Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 61:2570-83. 2007
    ..These are the raw materials that are required for either an analysis of the adaptive significance of the trait or for studies of the genetic mechanisms that underlie the evolution of the trait...
  2. doi request reprint Life-history evolution in guppies VIII: the demographics of density regulation in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    David N Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 66:2903-15. 2012
    ..Increased density causes reduced offspring size, decreased fat storage by adult females, and increased adult mortality...
  3. ncbi request reprint Experimental studies of evolution in guppies: a model for understanding the evolutionary consequences of predator removal in natural communities
    David N Reznick
    Department of Biology, and Center for Conservation Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:97-107. 2008
    ..A better understanding of the evolutionary impacts of top predators will be critical goal for the policy and practice of large carnivore restoration in the future...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perspectives: evolutionary biology. Sex and death
    D N Resznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Science 286:2458-9. 1999
  5. pmc The evolution of senescence and post-reproductive lifespan in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    David Reznick
    Department of Biology, Center for Conservation Biology, University of California Riverside, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e7. 2006
    ..We also show, for the first time, that fish can have reproductive senescence and extended post-reproductive lifespans despite the general observation that they are capable of producing new primary oocytes throughout their lives...
  6. ncbi request reprint The genetic basis of aging: an evolutionary biologist's perspective
    David N Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2005:pe7. 2005
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  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of extrinsic mortality on the evolution of senescence in guppies
    David N Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Nature 431:1095-9. 2004
    ..This mosaic pattern of senescence challenges the generality of the association between decreased extrinsic mortality and delayed senescence and invites consideration of more derived theories for the evolution of senescence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Independent origins and rapid evolution of the placenta in the fish genus Poeciliopsis
    David N Reznick
    Department of Biology and Center for Conservation Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Science 298:1018-20. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The evolution of senescence in natural populations of guppies (Poecilia reticulata): a comparative approach
    D Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Exp Gerontol 36:791-812. 2001
    ..We will also report on the progress in our ongoing comparative studies of senescence in natural populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint The population ecology of contemporary adaptations: what empirical studies reveal about the conditions that promote adaptive evolution
    D N Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside 92521, USA
    Genetica 112:183-98. 2001
    ..We also address the large discrepancy between the rate of evolution observed in contemporary studies and the apparent rate of evolution seen in the fossil record...
  11. ncbi request reprint The evolution of senescence in fish
    David Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 123:773-89. 2002
    ..We support this argument with statistical analyses of life history data that show the same patterns of correlation among traits as seen in birds and mammals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Constraints on adaptive evolution: the functional trade-off between reproduction and fast-start swimming performance in the Trinidadian guppy (Poecilia reticulata)
    Cameron K Ghalambor
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Am Nat 164:38-50. 2004
    ..This functional trade-off between reproduction and swimming performance reveals how different aspects of the phenotype are integrated and highlights the complexity of adaptation at the whole-organism level...
  13. pmc Evolution of juvenile growth rates in female guppies (Poecilia reticulata): predator regime or resource level?
    Jeffrey D Arendt
    Deptartment of Biology, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:333-7. 2005
    ..The weight of the evidence suggests that resource availability plays a more important role than predation in shaping the evolution of growth rates...
  14. doi request reprint Phenotypic diversification across an environmental gradient: a role for predators and resource availability on the evolution of life histories
    Matthew R Walsh
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 63:3201-13. 2009
    ..These changes are consistent with models that incorporate the impacts of growth and resources...
  15. doi request reprint Molecular phylogenetic relationships and the evolution of the placenta in Poecilia (Micropoecilia) (Poeciliidae: Cyprinodontiformes)
    Robert W Meredith
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 55:631-9. 2010
    ..bifurca, P. branneri, and P. parae. Divergence time estimates suggest that placentotrophy in Micropoecilia evolved in 4 million years...
  16. doi request reprint Juvenile compensatory growth has negative consequences for reproduction in Trinidadian guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    Sonya K Auer
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Ecol Lett 13:998-1007. 2010
    ..We discuss potential mechanisms behind this observed cost to reproduction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Swimming performance trade-offs across a gradient in community composition in Trinidadian killifish (Rivulus hartii)
    Christopher E Oufiero
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Ecology 92:170-9. 2011
    ..Fish from high-predation sites also exhibited increased tail lengths and fineness ratios compared to sites without large predators. The two low-predation sites showed no statistical differences in locomotor performance or morphology...
  18. doi request reprint Adaptive changes in life history and survival following a new guppy introduction
    Swanne P Gordon
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Am Nat 174:34-45. 2009
    ..These results suggest that adaptive change can improve survival rates after fewer than 10 years (fewer than 30 guppy generations) in a new environment...
  19. doi request reprint Darwin's bridge between microevolution and macroevolution
    David N Reznick
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Nature 457:837-42. 2009
    ..Biologists often forget that Charles Darwin offered a way of resolving this issue, and his proposal is ripe for re-evaluation in the light of recent research...
  20. pmc Interactions between the direct and indirect effects of predators determine life history evolution in a killifish
    Matthew R Walsh
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:594-9. 2008
    ..Rivulus from sites with predators better exploit the higher resources in those habitats. Therefore, both direct and indirect effects of predators have evolutionary consequences...
  21. ncbi request reprint Interpopulation variation in life-history traits of Poeciliopsis prolifica: implications for the study of placental evolution
    Marcelo N Pires
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 307:113-25. 2007
    ..Finally, our results highlight that age at maturity and reproductive allotment may be key life-history traits accompanying placental evolution...
  22. doi request reprint Influence of the indirect effects of guppies on life-history evolution in Rivulus hartii
    Matthew R Walsh
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Evolution 64:1583-93. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that indirect effects mold Rivulus evolution and thereby highlight connections between community processes and evolutionary change...
  23. pmc Local adaptation in Trinidadian guppies alters ecosystem processes
    Ronald D Bassar
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:3616-21. 2010
    ..The ecosystem differences reported here are consistent with patterns observed across natural streams and argue that guppies play a significant role in shaping these ecosystems...
  24. doi request reprint Bridging the gap between ecology and evolution: integrating density regulation and life-history evolution
    Ronald D Bassar
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1206:17-34. 2010
    ..Here we review published density-manipulation experiments and highlight how they can be coupled with existing analytical tools to extract the mechanistic information needed for evolutionary models of life histories...
  25. ncbi request reprint Frequency-dependent survival in natural guppy populations
    Robert Olendorf
    School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Nature 441:633-6. 2006
    ..As a controlled manipulation in nature, this study provides unequivocal support for frequency-dependent survival--an evolutionary process capable of maintaining extreme polymorphism...
  26. ncbi request reprint The relative influence of natural selection and geography on gene flow in guppies
    Erika Crispo
    Redpath Museum and Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 2K6, Canada
    Mol Ecol 15:49-62. 2006
    ..In contrast, differences in predation did appear to reduce contemporary dispersal. We suggest that the standard predictions of ecological speciation may be heavily nuanced by the mating behaviour and life history strategies of guppies...
  27. pmc Ancient and continuing Darwinian selection on insulin-like growth factor II in placental fishes
    MICHAEL J O'NEILL
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:12404-9. 2007
    ..Our observations provide a rare example of natural selection acting in synchrony at the phenotypic and molecular level. These results also constitute the first direct evidence of parent-offspring conflict driving gene evolution...