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Wilson L A, Colombo M, Sánchez-Villagra M R, & Salzburger W (2015). Evolution of opercle shape in cichlid fishes from Lake Tanganyika-adaptive trait interactions in extant and extinct species flocks. Scientific reports, 5, 16909.


Matschiner M, Colombo M, Damerau M, Ceballos S, Hanel R and Salzburger W (2015) The Adaptive Radiation of Notothenioid Fishes in the Waters of Antarctica (Book chapter), in “Extremophile Fishes”, 20, Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-13362-1


Colombo M, Damerau M, Hanel R, Salzburger W and Matschiner M (2014), Diversity and disparity through time in the adaptive radiation of Antarctic notothenioid fishes, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, doi: 10.1111/jeb.12570


Wilson L A B, Colombo M, Hanel R, Salzburger W, Sánchez-Villagra R (2013), Ecomorphological disparity in an adaptive radiation: opercular bone shape and stable isotopes in Antarctic icefishes. Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.708.


Colombo, M*, Diepeveen, ET*, Muschick, M, Santos, M E, Indermaur, A, Boileau, N, Barluenga, M and Salzburger, W (2012), The ecological and genetic basis of convergent thick-lipped phenotypes in cichlid fishes. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.12029. *These authors contributed equally to this work.


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