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Barneche, Diego R., Robertson, D. Ross, White, Craig R., and Marshall, Dustin J. 2018. "Fish reproductive-energy output increases disproportionately with body size." Science, 360, (6389) 642–645.
Campbell, Matthew A., Robertson, D. Ross, Vargas, Marta I., Allen, Gerald R., and McMillan, W. O. 2018. "Multilocus molecular systematics of the circumtropical reef-fish genus Abudefduf (Pomacentridae): history, geography and ecology of speciation." PeerJ, 6, (e5357).
Castellanos-Galindo, Gustavo, Moreno, Ximena, and Robertson, D. Ross. 2018. "Risks to eastern Pacific marine ecosystems from sea-cage mariculture of alien Coiba." Management of Biological Invasions, 9, (3) 323–327.
Crane, Nicole L., Tariel, Juliette, Caselle, Jennifer E., Friedlander, Alan M., Robertson, D. Ross, and Bernardi, Giacomo. 2018. "Clipperton Atoll as a model to study small marine populations: Endemism and the genomic consequences of small population size." PloS One, 13, (6).
Robertson, D. Ross, Dominguez-Dominguez, Omar, Victor, Benjamin, and Simoes, Nuno. 2018. "An Indo-Pacific damselfish (Neopomacentrus cyanomos) in the Gulf of Mexico: origin and mode of introduction." PeerJ, 6 1–22.
Sánchez-Jiménez, Astrid, Naranjo-Elizondo, Beatriz, Rodríguez-Arrieta, Alexander, Quesada, Andrés J., Blum, Shmulik, McCosker, John E., Robertson, D. Ross, Auster, Peter J., and Cortés, Jorge. 2018. "Updated catalogue of bony fishes observed in deep waters at Isla del Coco National Park and Las Gemelas Seamount, Costa Rica (Eastern Tropical Pacific)." Revista De Biología Tropical, 66 S1–S113.
Tornabene, Luke, Robertson, D. Ross, and Baldwin, Carole C. 2018. "A new species of Lipogramma from deep reefs of Roatan, Honduras (Teleostei, Grammatidae)." ZooKeys, (809) 79–95.
Wainwright, Peter C., Santini, Francesco, Bellwood, David R., Robertson, D. Ross, Rocha, Luiz A., and Alfaro, Michael E. 2018. "Phylogenetics and geography of speciation in New World Halichoeres wrasses." Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 121 35–45.
Linardich, C., Ralph, G., Carpenter, K., Cox, N., Robertson, D. Ross, Harwell, H., Anderson, W., Jr., Acero, A., Barthelat, F., Bouchereau, J. -L, Brown, J. J., Buchanan, J., Buddo, D., Collette, Bruce B., Comeros-Raynal, M., Craig, M., Curtis, M., Defex, T., Dooley, J., Driggers III, W., Elfes Livsey, C., Fraser, T., Grijalba Bendeck, L., Gilmore, R., Jr., Kishore, R. et al. 2017. The Conservation Status of Marine Bony Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.
Robertson, D. Ross, Angulo, Arturo, Baldwin, Carole C., Pitassy, Diane E., Driskell, Amy, Weigt, Lee A., and Navarro, Ignacio J. F. 2017. "Deep-water bony fishes collected by the B/O Miguel Oliver on the shelf edge of Pacific Central America: an annotated, illustrated and DNA-barcoded checklist." Zootaxa, 4348, (1) 1–125.
Robertson, D. Ross, Perez-España, Horacio, Nuñez Lara, Enrique, Puc Itza, Francisco, and Simoes, Nuno. 2016. "The fishes of Cayo Arcas (Campeche Bank, Gulf of Mexico): an updated checklist." Zookeys, 640 139–155.
Robertson, D. Ross, Simoes, Nuno, Gutierrez Rodriguez, Carla, Pineros, Victor J., and Perez-Espana, Horacio. 2016. "An Indo-Pacific damselfish well established in the southern Gulf of Mexico: prospects for a wider, adverse invasion." Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation, 19 1–17.
Simoes, Nuno and Robertson, D. Ross. 2016. [Dataset] An Indo-Pacific damselfish on an oil-platform in the southwest Gulf of Mexico. Distributed by Zenodo.
Tornabene, Luke M., Van Tassell, James L., Robertson, D. Ross, and Baldwin, Carole C. 2016. "Repeated invasions into the twilight zone: evolutionary origins of a novel assemblage of fishes from deep Caribbean reefs." Molecular ecology, 25, (15) 3662–3682.
Tornabene, Luke, Van Tassell, James L., Gilmore, Richard G., Robertson, D. Ross, Young, Forrest, and Baldwin, Carole C. 2016. "Molecular phylogeny, analysis of character evolution, and submersible collections enable a new classification of a diverse group of gobies (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Nes subgroup), including nine new species and four new genera." Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 177, (4) 764–812.
Alvarez-Filip, Lorenzo, Paddack, Michelle J., Collen, Ben, Robertson, D. Ross, and Côté, Isabelle M. 2015. "Simplification of Caribbean Reef-Fish Assemblages over Decades of Coral Reef Degradation." PloS One, 10, (4) 1–14.
Luiz, Omar J., Allen, Andrew P., Robertson, D. Ross, Floeter, Sergio R., and Madin, Joshua S. 2015. "Seafarers or castaways: ecological traits associated with rafting dispersal in tropical reef fishes." Journal of Biogeography, 42, (12) 2323–2333.
Robertson, D. Ross and Collin, Rachel. 2015. "Inter- and Intra-specific variation in egg size among reef fishes across the Isthmus of Panama." Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 2, (84) 1–15.
Robertson, D. Ross. 2014. "Smithsonian Fish ID Guides Apps." Reef Encounter: The News Journal of the International Society for Reef Studies, 29, (1) 24–26.
Rocha, L. A., Aleixo, A., Allen, G., Almeda, F., Baldwin, Carole C., Barclay, M. V. L., Bates, J. M., Bauer, A. M., Benzoni, F., Berns, C. M., Berumen, M. L., Blackburn, D. C., Blum, S., Bolanos, F., Bowie, R. C. K., Britz, R., Brown, R. M., Cadena, C. D., Carpenter, K., Ceriaco, L. M., Chakrabarty, P., Chaves, G., Choat, J. H., Clements, K. D., Collette, Bruce B. et al. 2014. "Specimen collection: An essential tool." Science, 344, (6186) 814–815.
Lessios, Harilaos A. and Robertson, D. Ross. 2013. "Speciation on a round planet: phylogeography of the goatfish genus Mulloidichthys." Journal of Biogeography, 40, (12) 2373–2384.
Luiz, Osmar J., Allen, Andrew P., Robertson, D. Ross, Floeter, Sergio R., Kulbicki, Michel, Vigliola, Laurent, Becheler, Ronan, and Madin, Joshua S. 2013. "Adult and larval traits as determinants of geographic range size among tropical reef fishes." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110, (41) 16498–16502.
Choat, John H., Klanten, Oya S., van Herwerden, Lynne, Robertson, D. Ross, and Clements, KendallD. 2012. "Patterns and processes in the evolutionary history of parrotfishes (Family Labridae)." Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 107, (3) 529–557.
Luiz, Osmar J., Madin, Joshua S., Robertson, D. Ross, Rocha, Luiz A., Wirtz, Peter, and Floeter, Sergio R. 2012. "Ecological traits influencing range expansion across large oceanic dispersal barriers: insights from tropical Atlantic reef fishes." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279, (1730) 1033–1040.
Polidoro, B. A., Brooks, T., Carpenter, K. E., Edgar, G. J., Henderson, S., Sanciangco, J., and Robertson, D. Ross. 2012. "Patterns of extinction risk and threat for marine vertebrates and habitat-forming species in the Tropical Eastern Pacific." Marine Ecology Progress Series, 448 93–104.
Robertson, D. Ross and Allen, Gerald R. 2012. Fishes: East Pacific. An Identification Guide to the shore-fish fauna of the tropical eastern Pacific. IOS App version 2.1 for iPod and iPad. (2.1; October 18, 2012) Left Coast R&D, Inc.,
Robertson, D. Ross and Allen, Gerald R. 2012. Fishes: East Pacific. An Identification Guide to the shore-fish fauna of the tropical eastern Pacific. app for iPhone/iPod Touch.
Robertson, D. Ross and Van Tassell, James. 2012. Fishes: Greater Caribbean. An Identification Guide to the shore-fish fauna of the Caribbean and adjacent areas. IOS App version 1.0 for iPhone. (1.0; October 23, 2012) IOS,
Rocha, Luiz A., Brito, Alberto, and Robertson, D. Ross. 2012. "Sparisoma choati, a new species of Parrotfish (Labridae: Scarinae) from the tropical eastern Atlantic." Zootaxa, 3152 61–67.
Tornabene, Luke, Van Tassell, James L., and Robertson, D. Ross. 2012. "Microgobius urraca (Teleostei:Gobiidae), a new species of goby from the tropical eastern Pacific." Zootaxa, (3447) 41–55.
Lasso-Alcala, Oscar, Nunes, Jorge L. S., Lasso, Carlos, Posada, Juan, Robertson, D. Ross, Piorski, Nivaldo M., Van Tassell, James, Giarrizzo, Tommaso, and Gondolo, Guilherme. 2011. "Invasion of the Indo-Pacific blenny Omobranchus punctatus (Perciformes: Blenniidae) on the Atlantic Coast of Central and South America." Neotropical Ichthyology, 9, (3) 571–578.
Alva-Campbell, Yvette, Floeter, Sergio R., Robertson, D. Ross, Bellwood, David R., and Bernardi, Giacomo. 2010. "Molecular phylogenetics and evolution of Holacanthus angelfishes (Pomacanthidae)." Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 56, (1) 456–461.
Gaither, Michelle R., Bowen, Brian W., Toonen, Robert J., Planes, Serge, Messmer, Vanessa, Earle, John, and Robertson, D. Ross. 2010. "Genetic consequences of introducing allopatric lineages of Bluestriped Snapper (Lutjanus kasmira) to Hawaii." Molecular ecology, 19, (6) 1107–1121.
Gaither, Michelle R., Toonen, Robert J., Robertson, D. Ross, Planes, Serge, and Bowen, Brian W. 2010. "Genetic evaluation of marine biogeographical barriers: Perspectives from two widespread Indo-Pacific snappers (Lutjanus kasmira and Lutjanus fulvus)." Journal of Biogeography, 37, (1) 133–147.
Miloslavich, Patricia, Manuel Diaz, Juan, Klein, Eduardo, Jose Alvarado, Juan, Diaz, Cristina, Gobin, Judith, Escobar-Briones, Elva, Jose Cruz-Motta, Juan, Weil, Ernesto, Cortes Nunez, Jorge, Carolina Bastidas, Ana, Robertson, D. Ross, Zapata, Fernando, Martin, Alberto, Castillo, Julio, Kazandjian, Aniuska, and Ortiz, Manuel. 2010. "Marine Biodiversity in the Caribbean: Regional Estimates and Distribution Patterns." Plos One, 5, (8) e11916.
Robertson, D. Ross and Smith-Vaniz, William F. 2010. "Use of clove oil in collecting coral reef fishes for research." Marine Ecology Progress Series, 401, (2010) 295–302.
Winters, Kate L., van Herwerden, Lynne, Choat, J. Howard, and Robertson, D. Ross. 2010. "Phylogeography of the Indo-Pacific parrotfish Scarus psittacus: isolation generates distinctive peripheral populations in two oceans." Marine Biology, 157, (8) 1679–1691.
Beldade, Ricardo, Heiser, J. B., Robertson, D. Ross, Gasparini, Joao Luiz, Floeter, S. R., and Bernardi, Giacomo. 2009. "Historical biogeography and speciation in the Creole wrasses (Labridae, Clepticus)." Marine Biology, 156, (4) 679–687.
Craig, Matthew T., Graham, Rita T., Torres, R. A., Hyde, J. R., Freitas, M. O., Ferreira, B. P., Hostim-Silva, M., Gerhardinger, L. C., Bertoncini, A. A., and Robertson, D. Ross. 2009. "How many species of goliath grouper are there? Cryptic genetic divergence in a threatened marine fish and the resurrection of a geopolitical species." Endangered Species Research, 7, (3) 167–174.
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