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- Johnson, Jerald B., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 2013 v.67 no.1 pp. 15-27
- islands; Melanotaeniidae; biogeography; highlands; freshwater fish; monophyly; genetic variation; introns; birds; introgression; New Guinea; Australia
- ... The family Melanotaeniidae (rainbowfishes) represents the largest monophyletic group of freshwater fishes found in Australia and New Guinea. The family consists of seven genera and a total of 81 species, which are broadly distributed throughout the region. We conducted a phylogenetic analysis of Melanotaeniidae based on nearly complete taxonomic sampling of all species. We sequenced seven protein ...