(email Luke.Tornabene@gmail.com for pdfs)

Ahmadia, G.A., Tornabene, L., Smith, D.J., Pezold, F.L. (in press). Community assembly of cryptobenthic coral reef fishes: the relative importance of regional, local, and evolutionary factors. Coral Reefs.

Baldwin, C., Tornabene, L., Robertson, D.R., Nonaka, A., Gilmore, R.G. (in press). More new deep-reef basslets (Teleostei: Grammatidae: Lipogramma), with updates on the eco-evolutionary relationships within the genus. Zookeys.

Tornabene, L., Dies, B., Erdmann, M.V. (in press).  Evaluating the phylogenetic position of the goby genus Kelloggella (Teleostei: Gobiidae), with notes on osteology of the genus and description of a new species from Niue in the South Central Pacific Ocean. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.

Liu, J., Jiang, J., Song, S., Tornabene, L, Chabarria, R., Naylor, G.J.P., Li, C. (2017). Multilocus DNA barcoding – Species identification with multilocus data. Scientfic reports 7: 16601. Doi:10.1038/s41598-017-16920-2.

Linardich, C., Ralph, G., Carpenter, K., and 47 coauthors. (2017). The conservation status of marine bony shorefishes of the greater Caribbean. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. Viii+75 pp. 

Tornabene, L. and Baldwin, C.C. (2017). A new mesophotic goby, Palatogobius incendius (Teleostei: Gobiidae), and the first record of invasive lionfish preying on undescribed biodiversity. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177179. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177179

Greenfield, D.W., and Tornabene, L. (2017). Eviota imitata, a new dwarfygoby from Raja Ampat, Indonesia (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Jounral of the Ocean Science Foundation 26: 86-94.

Baldwin, C.C., Robertson, D.R., Nonaka, A., Tornabene, L. (2016). Two new deep-reef basselets (Teleostei: Grammatidae: Lipogramma), with comments on the eco-evolutionary relationships of the genus. Zookeys 638: 45-82.

Ceríaco, L.M., Gutiérrez, E.E., Dubois, A, and 490 signatories (2016). Photography-based taxonomy is inadequate, unnecessary, and potentially harmful for biological sciences.  Zootaxa 4196: 435-445.

Tornabene, L., Van Tassell, J.L., Robertson, D.R., and Baldwin, C.C.  (2016). Repeated invasions into the twilight-zone: evolutionary origins of a novel assemblage of fishes from deep Caribbean reefs. Molecular Ecology 25: 3662-3682.

Tornabene, L., Robertson, D.R., and Baldwin, C.C. (2016). Varicus lacerta, a new species of goby (Teleostei, Gobiidae, Gobiosomatini, Nes subgroup) from a mesophotic reef in the Southern Caribbean. Zookeys 596: 143-256.

Tornabene, L., and Greenfield, D.W. (2016). Eviota erdmanni (Teleostei: Gobiidae), a new dwarfgoby from the Savu Sea, Flores, Indonesia. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 16: 1-9.

Tornabene, L., Van Tassell, J. L., Gilmore, R.G., Robertson, D. R., Young, F., and Baldwin, C.C. (2016). Molecular phylogeny, analysis of character evolution, and submersible collections enable a new classification for a diverse group of gobies (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Nes subgroup), including nine new species and four new genera. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 177: 794-812. doi: 10.1111/zoj.12394

Tornabene, L., Valdez, S.*, Erdmann, M., and Pezold, F. (2016). Multi-locus sequence data reveal a new species of coral reef goby (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota), and evidence of Pliocene vicariance across the Coral Triangle. Journal of Fish Biology 88 (5): 1811-1845. doi: 10.1111/jfb.12947

Van Tassell, J. L., Joyeux, J.C., Macieira, R.M., and Tornabene, L. (2015). Status of Gobiosoma (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Brazil: description of a new species, redescription of G. hemigymnum, molecular phylogeny of the genus, and key to Atlantic species. Zootaxa 4007 (4): 451-480.

Tornabene, L., Valdez, S.*, Erdmann, M.V., and Pezold, F. (2015). Support for a ‘Center of Origin’ in the Coral Triangle: cryptic diversity, recent speciation, and local endemism in a diverse lineage of reef fishes (Gobiidae: Eviota). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 82: 200-210.

Greenfield, D.W., and Tornabene, L. (2014). Eviota brahmi n. sp. from Papua New Guinea, with a redescription of Eviota nigriventris (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Zootaxa 3793 (1): 133-146.

Tornabene, L., Van Tassell, J.L. (2014). Redescription of the goby genus Gobiosoma (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Gobiosomatini), with the synonymy of the genus Enypnias. Journal of Natural History 48: 1413-1437. doi:10.1080/00222933.2013.840938/.

Tornabene, L., Ahmadia, G.N., and Williams, J.T. (2013). Four new species of dwarfgobies (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota) from the Austral, Gambier, Marquesas and Society Archipelagos, French Polynesia. Systematics and Biodiversity 11 (3): 363-380.

Tornabene, L., Chen, Y, and Pezold, F. (2013). Gobies are deeply divided: phylogenetic evidence from nuclear DNA (Teleostei: Gobioidei: Gobiidae). Systematics and Biodiversity 11 (3): 345-361.

Tornabene, L., Ahmadia, G.N., Berumen, M.L., Smith, D.J., Jompa, J., and Pezold, F. (2013). Evolution of microhabitat association and morphology in a diverse group of cryptobenthic coral reef fishes (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66 (1): 391-400.

Tornabene, L., Van Tassell, J.L. and Robertson, D.R. (2012)Microgobius urraca (Teleostei: Gobiidae), a new species of goby from Pacific Panama. Zootaxa 3447: 41-55.

Van Tassell, J.L., Tornabene, L. and Colin, P. (2012). Review of the western Atlantic species of Bollmannia (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Gobiosomatini) with the description of a new allied genus and species. Aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology 18(2): 61-94.

Tornabene, L. and Pezold, F. (2011). Phylogenetic analysis of Western Atlantic Bathygobius (Teleostei: Gobiidae). Zootaxa 2042: 27-36.

Van Tassell, J.L., Tornabene, L. and Taylor, M. (2011). A History of Gobioid Morphological Systematics. In: The Biology of Gobies, R.A. Patzner, J.L. Van Tassell, M. Kovacic and B.G. Kapoor (Eds). CRC Press, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. New Delhi.

Tornabene, L., Baldwin, C., Weigt, L., and F. Pezold. (2010).  Exploring the diversity of western Atlantic Bathygobius (Teleostei: Gobiidae) using cytochrome-c oxidase subunit I, with descriptions of two new species. Aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology 16 (4): 141-170.