John A Long

Summary

Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The greatest step in vertebrate history: a paleobiological review of the fish-tetrapod transition
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 77:700-19. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Devonian arthrodire embryos and the origin of internal fertilization in vertebrates
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, PO Box 666, Melbourne 3001, Victoria, Australia
    Nature 457:1124-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Live birth in the Devonian period
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, Melbourne, PO Box 666, Melbourne 3001, Australia
    Nature 453:650-2. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint An exceptional Devonian fish from Australia sheds light on tetrapod origins
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, P O Box 666, Melbourne, Australia 3001
    Nature 444:199-202. 2006
  5. pmc Air-breathing adaptation in a marine Devonian lungfish
    Alice M Clement
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Biol Lett 6:509-12. 2010
  6. pmc A new method for reconstructing brain morphology: applying the brain-neurocranial spatial relationship in an extant lungfish to a fossil endocast
    Alice M Clement
    Department of Organismal Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18A, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, GPO Box 666, Melbourne 3001, Victoria, Australia
    R Soc Open Sci 3:160307. 2016
  7. pmc The cranial endocast of Dipnorhynchus sussmilchi (Sarcopterygii: Dipnoi) and the interrelationships of stem-group lungfishes
    Alice M Clement
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Department of Organismal Biology, Uppsala universitet, Uppsala, Sweden
    Peerj 4:e2539. 2016
  8. pmc First shark from the Late Devonian (Frasnian) Gogo Formation, Western Australia sheds new light on the development of tessellated calcified cartilage
    John A Long
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia Department of Earth and Marine Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia Geosciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0126066. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Copulation in antiarch placoderms and the origin of gnathostome internal fertilization
    John A Long
    1 School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia 2 Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 9007, USA 3 Museum Victoria, PO Box 666, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
    Nature 517:196-9. 2015
  10. ncbi request reprint An arid-adapted middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from south-central Australia
    Gavin J Prideaux
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
    Nature 445:422-5. 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint The greatest step in vertebrate history: a paleobiological review of the fish-tetrapod transition
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 77:700-19. 2004
    ..Developmental biological processes, including paedomorphosis, played important roles. We conclude with a discussion of phylogenetic interpretations of the evidence...
  2. doi request reprint Devonian arthrodire embryos and the origin of internal fertilization in vertebrates
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, PO Box 666, Melbourne 3001, Victoria, Australia
    Nature 457:1124-7. 2009
    ..These new finds confirm that reproduction by internal fertilization and viviparity was much more widespread in the earliest gnathostomes than had been previously appreciated...
  3. doi request reprint Live birth in the Devonian period
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, Melbourne, PO Box 666, Melbourne 3001, Australia
    Nature 453:650-2. 2008
    ..The new discovery points to internal fertilization and viviparity in vertebrates as originating earliest within placoderms...
  4. ncbi request reprint An exceptional Devonian fish from Australia sheds light on tetrapod origins
    John A Long
    Museum Victoria, P O Box 666, Melbourne, Australia 3001
    Nature 444:199-202. 2006
    ..Aspects of the basic tetrapod limb skeleton and middle ear architecture can now be traced further back within the tetrapodomorph radiation...
  5. pmc Air-breathing adaptation in a marine Devonian lungfish
    Alice M Clement
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Biol Lett 6:509-12. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc A new method for reconstructing brain morphology: applying the brain-neurocranial spatial relationship in an extant lungfish to a fossil endocast
    Alice M Clement
    Department of Organismal Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18A, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, GPO Box 666, Melbourne 3001, Victoria, Australia
    R Soc Open Sci 3:160307. 2016
    ..The brain reconstruction is adequate, but we envisage that its accuracy and wider application in other taxonomic groups will grow with increasing availability of tomographic datasets. ..
  7. pmc The cranial endocast of Dipnorhynchus sussmilchi (Sarcopterygii: Dipnoi) and the interrelationships of stem-group lungfishes
    Alice M Clement
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Department of Organismal Biology, Uppsala universitet, Uppsala, Sweden
    Peerj 4:e2539. 2016
    ..Our analysis demonstrates the value of endocast characters for inferring phylogenetic relationships...
  8. pmc First shark from the Late Devonian (Frasnian) Gogo Formation, Western Australia sheds new light on the development of tessellated calcified cartilage
    John A Long
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia Department of Earth and Marine Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia Geosciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0126066. 2015
    ..360 Mya. This paucity of information about early chondrichthyan anatomy is mainly due to their lack of endoskeletal bone and consequent low preservation potential...
  9. doi request reprint Copulation in antiarch placoderms and the origin of gnathostome internal fertilization
    John A Long
    1 School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia 2 Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 9007, USA 3 Museum Victoria, PO Box 666, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
    Nature 517:196-9. 2015
    ..Alternatively, the substantial morphological evidence for placoderm paraphyly must be rejected. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint An arid-adapted middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from south-central Australia
    Gavin J Prideaux
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
    Nature 445:422-5. 2007
    ..Because the 21 Nullarbor species that did not survive the Pleistocene were well adapted to dry conditions, climate change (specifically, increased aridity) is unlikely to have been significant in their extinction...
  11. pmc Oldest coelacanth, from the Early Devonian of Australia
    Zerina Johanson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Biol Lett 2:443-6. 2006
    ..This taxon is based on a single lower jaw bone, the dentary, which is deep and short in form and possesses a dentary sensory pore, otherwise seen in Carboniferous and younger taxa...