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10 most important publications

Irisarri, I., Singh, P., Koblmüller, S., Torres-Dowdall, J., Henning, F., Francini, P., Fischer, C., Lemmon, A. R., Moriarty-Lemmon, E., Thallinger, G. G., Sturmbauer, C. & A. Meyer, 2018. Anchored phylogenomics uncovers deep inter-tribal hybridizations in the Lake Tanganyika cichlid radiation and highlights adaptive loci shaping species’ ecology. Nature Communications (2918)9: 3159, DOI: 10.138/s41467-018-05479-9.

Singh, P., Börger, C. & C. Sturmbauer, 2017. Alternative splicing outweighs differential gene expression as mechanism for cichlid jaw evolution. Genome Biology and Evolution 9(10): 2764-2781, DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evx204.

Kerschbaumer M, Mitteröcker P, Sturmbauer C. 2014. Evolution of body shape in sympatric versus non-sympatric Tropheus populations of Lake Tanganyika. Heredity 112(2):89-98. DOI 10.1038/Hdy.2013.78

Fischer C, Koblmüller S, Gülly C, Schlötterer C, Sturmbauer C, Thallinger GG. 2013. Complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of the threadfin cichlid (Petrochromis trewavasae) and the blunthead cichlid (Tropheus moorii) and patterns of mitochondrial genome evolution in cichlid fishes. PLoS One 8(6):e67048. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0067048

Nevado B, Mautner S, Sturmbauer C, Verheyen E. 2013. Water-level fluctuations and metapopulation dynamics as drivers of genetic diversity in populations of three Tanganyikan cichlid fish species. Mol Ecol 22(15):3933-3948. DOI 10.1111/Mec.12374

Joyce DA, Lunt DH, Bills R, Turner GF, Katongo C, Duftner N, Sturmbauer C, Seehausen O. 2005. An extant cichlid fish radiation emerged in an extinct Pleistocene lake. Nature 435(7038):90-95. DOI 10.1038/Nature03489

Salzburger W, Baric S, Sturmbauer C. 2002a. Speciation via introgressive hybridization in East African cichlids? Mol Ecol 11(3):619-625. DOI 10.1046/j.0962-1083.2001.01438.x

Salzburger W, Meyer A, Baric S, Verheyen E, Sturmbauer C. 2002b. Phylogeny of the Lake Tanganyika Cichlid species flock and its relationship to the Central and East African Haplochromine Cichlid fish faunas. Syst Biol 51(1):113-135. DOI 10.1080/106351502753475907

Sturmbauer C, Levinton JS, Christy J. 1996. Molecular phylogeny analysis of fiddler crabs: Test of the hypothesis of increasing behavioral complexity in evolution. P Natl Acad Sci USA 93(20):10855-10857. DOI 10.1073/pnas.93.20.10855

Sturmbauer C, Meyer A. 1992. Genetic divergence, speciation and morphological stasis in a lineage of African cichlid fishes. Nature 358(6387):578-581. DOI 10.1038/358578a0


Univ.-Prof.Dr. Christian Sturmbauer


Head of the Institute
Universitätsplatz 2 A-8010 Graz


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