Abstracts of Recent Publications


Phylogenetic relationships of fossil Neotropical electric fishes (Osteichthyes: Gymnotiformes) from the upper Miocene of Bolivia. 2007. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(1): 17-25.

Albert, J.S. and W.L. Fink

The ontogenetic dynamics of shape disparity. 2003. Paleobiology, 29(1): 139-156.

Zelditch, M. L., H. D. Sheets and W. L. Fink

Serrasalmus hastatus, a new species of piranha from Brazil, with comments on Serrasalmus altuvei and Serrasalmus compressus (Teleostei, Characiformes). 2001. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology (730): 1-18.

Fink, W.L. and A. Machado-Allison

Spatiotemporal reorganization of growth rates in the evolution of ontogeny. 2000. Evolution, 54(4):1363-1371.

Zelditch, M. L., H. D. Sheets and W. L. Fink

Why morphometrics isn't special: coding quantitative data for phylogenetic analysis. Systematic Biology, 47(3): 508-519. 1998.

D. L. Swiderski, Zelditch, M. L., and W. L. Fink.

Interrelationships of the Ostariophysi. 1997. In: Interrelationships of Fishes, M. Stiassney, L. Parenti and D. Johnson (Eds). Academic Press, 209-249.

Fink, S.V. and W.L. Fink.

Historical patterns of developmental integration in piranhas. American Zoologist, 36(1): 61-69. 1996.

Fink, W. L. and M. L. Zelditch.

Heterochrony and heterotopy: stability and innovation in the evolution of form. Paleobiology, 22(2): 237-250. 1996

Zelditch, M.L. and W.L. Fink.

Sternopygus xingu, a new species of electric fish from Brazil (Teleostei: Gymnotoidei), with comments on the phylogenetic position of Sternopygus. Copeia 1996(1):85-102.

James S. Albert and William L. Fink

Phylogenetic analysis of ontogenetic shape transformations: a reassessment of the piranha genus Pygocentrus. Systematic Biology, 44(3): 343-360. 1995

William L. Fink and Miriam L. Zelditch

Morphometrics, Homology, and Phylogenetics: Quantified Characters as Synapomorphies. Syst. Biol. 44(2):179--189. 1995

Miriam L. Zelditch, William L. Fink, and Donald L. Swiderski

Allometry and developmental integration of body form in a piranha, Pygycentrus nattereri (Teleostei: Ostariophysi). Journal of Morphology 223:341-355. 1995

Miriam L. Zelditch and William L. Fink

Revision of the piranha genus Pygocentrus (Teleostei, Characiformes). Copeia, 1993(4):665-687.

William L. Fink

Three new species of piranhas from Brazil and Venezuela. Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters, 3(1):55-71. 1992

William L. Fink and Antonio Machado-Allison