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- ROCHA, LUIZ A., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Molecular ecology 2005 v.14 no.13 pp. 3921-3928
- Gobiidae; anatomy and morphology; census data; coral reefs; cytochrome b; fish; global warming; mitochondrial DNA; phylogeny; Atlantic Ocean; Indian Ocean
- ... The last tropical connection between Atlantic and Indian-Pacific habitats closed c. 2 million years ago (Ma), with the onset of cold-water upwelling off southwestern Africa. Yet comparative morphology indicates more recent connections in several taxa, including reef-associated gobies (genus Gnatholepis). Coalescence and phylogenetic analyses of mtDNA cytochrome b sequences demonstrate that Gnathol ...