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

Kuang, T., Tornabene, L., Li, J., Chakrabarty, P., Naylor, G.J.P., and Li, C. (in press). An empirical approach to dissecting phylogenomic data: interrelationships of the Gobioidei, an exceptionally diverse clade of fishes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.07.018.

Brandl, S.J., Goatley, C.H.R., Bellwood, D.R., Tornabene, L. (2018). The hidden half: ecology and evolution of cryptobenthic fishes on coral reefs. Biological Reviews. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12423.

Ahmadia, G.A., Tornabene, L., Smith, D.J., Pezold, F.L. (2018). The relative importance of regional, local, and evolutionary factors structuring cryptobenthic coral-reef assemblages. Coral Reefs 37: 279-293. 

Baldwin, C., Tornabene, L., Robertson, D.R., Nonaka, A., Gilmore, R.G. (2018). More new deep-reef basslets (Teleostei: Grammatidae: Lipogramma), with updates on the eco-evolutionary relationships within the genus. Zookeys 729: 129-161.

Tornabene, L., Dies, B., Erdmann, M.V. (2018).  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 183: 143-162. 

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. 

Yiu, D.S., and Feehan, C.J. (2017). Articulated coralline algae provide a spatial refuge to juvenile sea urchins from predatory crabs. Marine Biology 164: 76.

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.