Luiz A. Rocha, PhD - Publications

Ichthyology California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA, United States 
Evolution, Ichthyology, Marine Ecology

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2018 DiBattista JD, Alfaro ME, Sorenson L, Choat JH, Hobbs JA, Sinclair-Taylor TH, Rocha LA, Chang J, Luiz OJ, Cowman PF, Friedman M, Berumen ML. Ice ages and butterflyfishes: Phylogenomics elucidates the ecological and evolutionary history of reef fishes in an endemism hotspot. Ecology and Evolution. 8: 10989-11008. PMID 30519422 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4566  0.72
2018 Rocha LA, Pinheiro HT, Shepherd B, Papastamatiou YP, Luiz OJ, Pyle RL, Bongaerts P. Mesophotic coral ecosystems are threatened and ecologically distinct from shallow water reefs. Science (New York, N.Y.). 361: 281-284. PMID 30026226 DOI: 10.1126/science.aaq1614  0.52
2018 Fernandez-Silva I, Henderson JB, Rocha LA, Simison WB. Whole-genome assembly of the coral reef Pearlscale Pygmy Angelfish (Centropyge vrolikii). Scientific Reports. 8: 1498. PMID 29367590 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-19430-x  0.56
2017 DiBattista JD, Gaither MR, Hobbs JA, Rocha LA, Bowen BW. Response to Delrieu-Trottin et al.: Hybrids, Color Variants and the Consistently Devilish Taxonomy of Pygmy Angelfishes. The Journal of Heredity. 108: 337-339. PMID 28391308 DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esx009  0.92
2016 Bernal MA, Gaither MR, Simison WB, Rocha LA. Introgression and selection shaped the evolutionary history of sympatric sister-species of coral reef fishes (genus: Haemulon). Molecular Ecology. PMID 27873385 DOI: 10.1111/mec.13937  0.52
2016 DiBattista JD, Gaither MR, Hobbs JA, Rocha LA, Bowen BW. Angelfishes, paper tigers and the devilish taxonomy of the Centropyge flavissima complex. The Journal of Heredity. PMID 27651391 DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esw062  0.92
2016 DiBattista JD, Whitney J, Craig MT, Hobbs JA, Rocha LA, Feldheim KA, Berumen ML, Bowen BW. Surgeons and suture zones: Hybridization among four surgeonfish species in the Indo-Pacific with variable evolutionary outcomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. PMID 27143241 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.04.036  0.92
2016 Coleman RR, Eble JA, DiBattista JD, Rocha LA, Randall JE, Berumen ML, Bowen BW. Regal phylogeography: Range-wide survey of the marine angelfish Pygoplites diacanthus reveals evolutionary partitions between the Red Sea, Indian Ocean, and Pacific Ocean. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. PMID 27068838 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.04.005  0.92
2016 Pinheiro HT, Bernardi G, Rocha LA. Pempheris gasparinii, a new species of sweeper fish from trindade island, southwestern atlantic (Teleostei, pempheridae) Zookeys. 2016: 105-115. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.561.7263  0.92
2016 Ahti PA, Coleman RR, Dibattista JD, Berumen ML, Rocha LA, Bowen BW. Phylogeography of Indo-Pacific reef fishes: Sister wrasses Coris gaimard and C. cuvieri in the Red Sea, Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean Journal of Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12712  0.92
2016 Waldrop E, Hobbs JPA, Randall JE, Dibattista JD, Rocha LA, Kosaki RK, Berumen ML, Bowen BW. Phylogeography, population structure and evolution of coral-eating butterflyfishes (Family Chaetodontidae, genus Chaetodon, subgenus Corallochaetodon) Journal of Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12680  0.92
2016 Dibattista JD, Howard Choat J, Gaither MR, Hobbs JPA, Lozano-Cortés DF, Myers RF, Paulay G, Rocha LA, Toonen RJ, Westneat MW, Berumen ML. On the origin of endemic species in the Red Sea Journal of Biogeography. 43: 13-30. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12631  0.92
2015 Gaither MR, Bernal MA, Fernandez-Silva I, Mwale M, Jones SA, Rocha C, Rocha LA. Two deep evolutionary lineages in the circumtropical glasseye Heteropriacanthus cruentatus (Teleostei, Priacanthidae) with admixture in the south-western Indian Ocean. Journal of Fish Biology. 87: 715-27. PMID 26333139 DOI: 10.1111/jfb.12754  0.92
2015 Ferreira CE, Luiz OJ, Floeter SR, Lucena MB, Barbosa MC, Rocha CR, Rocha LA. First Record of Invasive Lionfish (Pterois volitans) for the Brazilian Coast. Plos One. 10: e0123002. PMID 25901361 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123002  0.92
2015 Gaither MR, Bernal MA, Coleman RR, Bowen BW, Jones SA, Simison WB, Rocha LA. Genomic signatures of geographic isolation and natural selection in coral reef fishes. Molecular Ecology. 24: 1543-57. PMID 25753379 DOI: 10.1111/mec.13129  0.92
2015 Pinheiro HT, Mazzei E, Moura RL, Amado-Filho GM, Carvalho-Filho A, Braga AC, Costa PA, Ferreira BP, Ferreira CE, Floeter SR, Francini-Filho RB, Gasparini JL, Macieira RM, Martins AS, Olavo G, ... ... Rocha LA, et al. Fish biodiversity of the Vitória-Trindade Seamount Chain, southwestern Atlantic: an updated database. Plos One. 10: e0118180. PMID 25738798 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118180  0.92
2015 Ludt WB, Rocha LA, Erdmann MV, Chakrabarty P. Skipping across the tropics: the evolutionary history of sawtail surgeonfishes (Acanthuridae: Prionurus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 84: 166-72. PMID 25596541 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.12.017  0.92
2015 Bernal MA, Sinai NL, Rocha C, Gaither MR, Dunker F, Rocha LA. Long-term sperm storage in the brownbanded bamboo shark Chiloscyllium punctatum. Journal of Fish Biology. 86: 1171-6. PMID 25545440 DOI: 10.1111/jfb.12606  0.92
2015 Fernandez-Silva I, Randall JE, Coleman RR, Dibattista JD, Rocha LA, Reimer JD, Meyer CG, Bowen BW. Yellow tails in the Red Sea: Phylogeography of the Indo-Pacific goatfish Mulloidichthys flavolineatus reveals isolation in peripheral provinces and cryptic evolutionary lineages Journal of Biogeography. 42: 2402-2413. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12598  0.92
2015 DiBattista JD, Waldrop E, Rocha LA, Craig MT, Berumen ML, Bowen BW. Blinded by the bright: A lack of congruence between colour morphs, phylogeography and taxonomy for a cosmopolitan Indo-Pacific butterflyfish, Chaetodon auriga Journal of Biogeography. 42: 1919-1929. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12572  0.92
2015 Dibattista JD, Rocha LA, Hobbs JPA, He S, Priest MA, Sinclair-Taylor TH, Bowen BW, Berumen ML. When biogeographical provinces collide: Hybridization of reef fishes at the crossroads of marine biogeographical provinces in the Arabian Sea Journal of Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12526  0.92
2015 Ludt WB, Rocha LA. Shifting seas: The impacts of Pleistocene sea-level fluctuations on the evolution of tropical marine taxa Journal of Biogeography. 42: 25-38. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12416  0.92
2015 Gaither MR, Bowen BW, Rocha LA, Briggs JC. Fishes that rule the world: Circumtropical distributions revisited Fish and Fisheries. DOI: 10.1111/faf.12136  0.92
2015 Bernal MA, Floeter SR, Gaither MR, Longo GO, Morais R, Ferreira CEL, Vermeij MJA, Rocha LA. High prevalence of dermal parasites among coral reef fishes of Curaçao Marine Biodiversity. DOI: 10.1007/s12526-015-0322-z  0.92
2015 Rocha LA, Rocha CR, Baldwin CC, Weigt LA, McField M. Invasive lionfish preying on critically endangered reef fish Coral Reefs. 34: 803-806. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-015-1293-z  0.92
2014 Costa TJ, Pinheiro HT, Teixeira JB, Mazzei EF, Bueno L, Hora MS, Joyeux JC, Carvalho-Filho A, Amado-Filho G, Sampaio CL, Rocha LA. Expansion of an invasive coral species over Abrolhos Bank, Southwestern Atlantic. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 85: 252-3. PMID 24975092 DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.06.002  0.92
2014 Rocha LA, Aleixo A, Allen G, Almeda F, Baldwin CC, Barclay MV, Bates JM, Bauer AM, Benzoni F, Berns CM, Berumen ML, Blackburn DC, Blum S, Bolaños F, Bowie RC, et al. Specimen collection: an essential tool. Science (New York, N.Y.). 344: 814-5. PMID 24855245 DOI: 10.1126/science.344.6186.814  0.92
2014 Gaither MR, Schultz JK, Bellwood DR, Pyle RL, Dibattista JD, Rocha LA, Bowen BW. Evolution of pygmy angelfishes: recent divergences, introgression, and the usefulness of color in taxonomy. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 74: 38-47. PMID 24500654 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.01.017  0.92
2014 Szabó Z, Snelgrove B, Craig MT, Rocha LA, Bowen BW. Phylogeography of the manybar goatfish, Parupeneus multifasciatus, reveals isolation of the Hawaiian Archipelago and a cryptic species in the Marquesas Islands Bulletin of Marine Science. 90: 493-512. DOI: 10.5343/bms.2013.1032  0.92
2014 Bowen BW, Shanker K, Yasuda N, Maria MC, Von Der Heyden S, Paulay G, Rocha LA, Selkoe KA, Barber PH, Williams ST, Lessios HA, Crandall ED, Bernardi G, Meyer CP, Carpenter KE, et al. Phylogeography unplugged: Comparative surveys in the genomic era Bulletin of Marine Science. 90: 13-46. DOI: 10.5343/bms.2013.1007  0.92
2014 Quimbayo JP, Floeter SR, Noguchi R, Rangel CA, Gasparini JL, Sampaio CLS, Ferreira CEL, Rocha LA. Cleaning mutualism in Santa Luzia (Cape Verde Archipelago) and São Tomé Islands, Tropical Eastern Atlantic Anziam Journal. 5. DOI: 10.1017/S175526721200108X  0.92
2014 Pereira PFS, Matos MG, Ferreira CMA, De Faria EH, Calefi PS, Rocha LA, Ciuffi KJ, Nassar EJ. Aluminate matrix doped with Tm3+/Tb3+/Eu3+ obtained by non-hydrolytic sol-gel route: White light emission Journal of Luminescence. 146: 394-397. DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2013.10.019  0.01
2014 De Campos BM, Calefi PS, Ciuffi KJ, De Faria EH, Rocha LA, Nassar EJ, Silva JVL, Oliveira MF, Maia IA. Coating of polyamide 12 by sol-gel methodology Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 115: 1029-1035. DOI: 10.1007/s10973-013-3384-9  0.01
2013 Bowen BW, Rocha LA, Toonen RJ, Karl SA. The origins of tropical marine biodiversity. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 28: 359-66. PMID 23453048 DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2013.01.018  0.92
2013 Luiz OJ, Floeter SR, Rocha LA, Ferreira CEL. Perspectives for the lionfish invasion in the South Atlantic: Are Brazilian reefs protected by the currents? Marine Ecology Progress Series. 485: 1-7. DOI: 10.3354/meps10383  0.92
2013 Gaither MR, Rocha LA. Origins of species richness in the Indo-Malay-Philippine biodiversity hotspot: Evidence for the centre of overlap hypothesis Journal of Biogeography. 40: 1638-1648. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12126  0.92
2013 Dibattista JD, Berumen ML, Gaither MR, Rocha LA, Eble JA, Choat JH, Craig MT, Skillings DJ, Bowen BW. After continents divide: Comparative phylogeography of reef fishes from the Red Sea and Indian Ocean Journal of Biogeography. 40: 1170-1181. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12068  0.92
2013 Sadovy de Mitcheson Y, Craig MT, Bertoncini AA, Carpenter KE, Cheung WWL, Choat JH, Cornish AS, Fennessy ST, Ferreira BP, Heemstra PC, Liu M, Myers RF, Pollard DA, Rhodes KL, Rocha LA, et al. Fishing groupers towards extinction: A global assessment of threats and extinction risks in a billion dollar fishery Fish and Fisheries. 14: 119-136. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-2979.2011.00455.x  0.92
2012 DiBattista JD, Rocha LA, Craig MT, Feldheim KA, Bowen BW. Phylogeography of two closely related Indo-Pacific butterflyfishes reveals divergent evolutionary histories and discordant results from mtDNA and microsatellites. The Journal of Heredity. 103: 617-29. PMID 22888133 DOI: 10.1093/jhered/ess056  0.92
2012 Comeros-Raynal MT, Choat JH, Polidoro BA, Clements KD, Abesamis R, Craig MT, Lazuardi ME, McIlwain J, Muljadi A, Myers RF, Nañola CL, Pardede S, Rocha LA, Russell B, Sanciangco JC, et al. The likelihood of extinction of iconic and dominant herbivores and detritivores of coral reefs: the parrotfishes and surgeonfishes. Plos One. 7: e39825. PMID 22808066 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039825  0.92
2012 Ludt WB, Bernal MA, Bowen BW, Rocha LA. Living in the past: phylogeography and population histories of Indo-Pacific wrasses (genus Halichoeres) in shallow lagoons versus outer reef slopes. Plos One. 7: e38042. PMID 22701597 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038042  0.92
2012 Luiz OJ, Madin JS, Robertson DR, Rocha LA, Wirtz P, Floeter SR. Ecological traits influencing range expansion across large oceanic dispersal barriers: insights from tropical Atlantic reef fishes. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 279: 1033-40. PMID 21920979 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1525  0.92
2012 Harborne AR, Jelks HL, Smith-Vaniz WF, Rocha LA. Abiotic and biotic controls of cryptobenthic fish assemblages across a Caribbean seascape Coral Reefs. 31: 977-990. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-012-0938-4  0.92
2012 DiBattista JD, Waldrop E, Bowen BW, Schultz JK, Gaither MR, Pyle RL, Rocha LA. Twisted sister species of pygmy angelfishes: Discordance between taxonomy, coloration, and phylogenetics Coral Reefs. 31: 839-851. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-012-0907-y  0.92
2012 Rocha LA, Ross R, Kopp G. Opportunistic mimicry by a Jawfish Coral Reefs. 31: 285. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-011-0855-y  0.92
2012 Rocha LA, Brito A, Robertson DR. Sparisoma choati, a new species of Parrotfish (Labridae: Scarinae) from the tropical eastern Atlantic Zootaxa. 61-67.  0.92
2011 Eble JA, Rocha LA, Craig MT, Bowen BW. Not All Larvae Stay Close to Home: Insights into Marine Population Connectivity with a Focus on the Brown Surgeonfish (Acanthurus nigrofuscus). Journal of Marine Biology. 2011. PMID 25505914 DOI: 10.1155/2011/518516  0.92
2011 Gaither MR, Bowen BW, Bordenave TR, Rocha LA, Newman SJ, Gomez JA, van Herwerden L, Craig MT. Phylogeography of the reef fish Cephalopholis argus (Epinephelidae) indicates Pleistocene isolation across the Indo-Pacific Barrier with contemporary overlap in The Coral Triangle. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 11: 189. PMID 21722383 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-189  0.92
2011 Sanciangco MD, Rocha LA, Carpenter KE. A molecular phylogeny of the Grunts (Perciformes: Haemulidae) inferred using mitochondrial and nuclear genes Zootaxa. 37-50.  0.92
2011 Bernal MA, Rocha LA. Acanthurus tractus poey, 1860, a valid western atlantic species of surgeonfish (Teleostei, Acanthuridae), distinct from Acanthurus bahianus Castelnau, 1855 Zootaxa. 63-68.  0.92
2010 Rocha LA, Pinheiro HT, Gasparini JL. Description of Halichoeres rubrovirens, a new species of wrasse (labridae: perciformes) from the Trindade and Martin Vaz Island group, southeastern Brazil, with a preliminary mtDNA molecular phylogeny of new world Halichoeres Zootaxa. 22-30.  0.92
2009 Lobel PS, Rocha LA, Randall JE. Color phases and distribution of the Western Atlantic Labrid Fish, Halichoeres socialis Copeia. 171-174. DOI: 10.1643/CI-08-075  0.92
2009 Randall JE, Rocha LA. Halichoeres claudia sp. nov., a new Indo-Pacific wrasse (Perciformes: Labridae), the fourth species of the H. ornatissimus complex Zoological Studies. 48: 709-718.  0.92
2009 Randall JE, Rocha LA. Chaetodontoplus Poliourus, a new angelfish (Perciformes: Pomacanthidae) from the tropical western Pacific Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. 57: 511-520.  0.92
2009 Luiz OJ, Ferreira CEL, Rocha LA. Halichoeres sazimai, a new species of wrasse (Perciformes: Labridae) from the Western South Atlantic Zootaxa. 37-46.  0.92
2008 Rocha LA, Lindeman KC, Rocha CR, Lessios HA. Historical biogeography and speciation in the reef fish genus Haemulon (Teleostei: Haemulidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 48: 918-28. PMID 18599320 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2008.05.024  0.92
2008 Rocha LA, Rocha CR, Robertson DR, Bowen BW. Comparative phylogeography of Atlantic reef fishes indicates both origin and accumulation of diversity in the Caribbean. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 8: 157. PMID 18495046 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-8-157  0.92
2008 Floeter SR, Rocha LA, Robertson DR, Joyeux JC, Smith-Vaniz WF, Wirtz P, Edwards AJ, Barreiros JP, Ferreira CEL, Gasparini JL, Brito A, Falcón JM, Bowen BW, Bernardi G. Atlantic reef fish biogeography and evolution Journal of Biogeography. 35: 22-47. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2007.01790.x  0.92
2008 Rocha LA, Bowen BW. Speciation in coral-reef fishes Journal of Fish Biology. 72: 1101-1121. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2007.01770.x  0.92
2007 Rocha LA, Craig MT, Bowen BW. Phylogeography and the conservation of coral reef fishes Coral Reefs. 26: 501-512. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-007-0261-7  0.92
2007 Weaver DC, Rocha LA. A new species of Halichoeres (Teleostei: Labridae) from the western Gulf of Mexico Copeia. 798-807.  0.92
2007 Wirtz P, Ferreira CEL, Floeter SR, Fricke R, Gasparini JL, Iwamoto T, Rocha L, Sampaio CLS, Schliewen UK. Coastal fishes of São Tomé and Príncipe islands, Gulf of Guinea (Eastern Atlantic Ocean) - An update Zootaxa. 1-48.  0.92
2006 Bowen BW, Muss A, Rocha LA, Grant WS. Shallow mtDNA coalescence in Atlantic pygmy angelfishes (genus Centropyge) indicates a recent invasion from the Indian Ocean. The Journal of Heredity. 97: 1-12. PMID 16394255 DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esj006  0.92
2006 Smith-Vaniz WF, Jelks HL, Rocha LA. Relevance of cryptic fishes in biodiversity assessments: A case study at Buck Island Reef National Monument, St. Croix Bulletin of Marine Science. 79: 17-48.  0.92
2005 Rocha LA, Robertson DR, Rocha CR, Van Tassell JL, Craig MT, Bowen BW. Recent invasion of the tropical Atlantic by an Indo-Pacific coral reef fish. Molecular Ecology. 14: 3921-8. PMID 16262848 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02698.x  0.92
2005 Rocha LA, Robertson DR, Roman J, Bowen BW. Ecological speciation in tropical reef fishes. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 272: 573-9. PMID 15817431 DOI: 10.1098/2004.3005  0.92
2005 Feitoza BM, Rosa RS, Rocha LA. Ecology and zoogeography of deep-reef fishes in northeastern Brazil Bulletin of Marine Science. 76: 725-742.  0.92
2004 Rocha LA. Mitochondrial DNA and color pattern variation in three western Atlantic Halichoeres (Labridae), with the revalidation of two species Copeia. 770-782.  0.92
2003 Rocha LA. Patterns of distribution and processes of speciation in Brazilian reef fishes Journal of Biogeography. 30: 1161-1171. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2699.2003.00900.x  0.92
2003 Ramos RTC, Rocha CR, Rocha LA. New species of Emblemaria (Teleostei: Chaenopsidae) from Northern Brazil Copeia. 95-98.  0.92
2002 Rocha LA, Bass AL, Robertson DR, Bowen BW. Adult habitat preferences, larval dispersal, and the comparative phylogeography of three Atlantic surgeonfishes (Teleostei: Acanthuridae). Molecular Ecology. 11: 243-52. PMID 11856425 DOI: 10.1046/j.0962-1083.2001.01431.x  0.92
2001 Bowen W, Bass AL, Rocha LA, Grant WS, Robertson DR. Phylogeography of the trumpetfishes (Aulostomus): ring species complex on a global scale. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 55: 1029-39. PMID 11430639  0.92
2001 Floeter SR, Guimarães RZP, Rocha LA, Ferreira CEL, Rangel CA, Gasparini JL. Geographic variation in reef-fish assemblages along the Brazilian coast Global Ecology and Biogeography. 10: 423-431. DOI: 10.1046/j.1466-822X.2001.00245.x  0.92
2001 Rocha LA, Rosa IL. Baseline assessment of reef fish assemblages of Parcel Manuel Luiz Marine State Park, Maranhão, north-east Brazil Journal of Fish Biology. 58: 985-998. DOI: 10.1006/jfbi.2000.1504  0.92
2000 Rocha LA, Rosa IL, M. Feitoza B. Sponge-dwelling fishes of Northeastern Brazil Environmental Biology of Fishes. 59: 453-458. DOI: 10.1023/A:1026584708092  0.92
2000 Rocha LA. Spanish Hogfishes (Bodianus rufus) Coral Reefs. 19: 184.  0.92
1999 Rocha LA, Rosa IL. New species of Haemulon (Teleostei: Haemulidae) from the northeastern Brazilian coast Copeia. 447-452.  0.92
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