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Rivas, L.R. and W.L. Fink. 1970. A new species of poeciliid fish of the genus Limia from the island of Grand Cayman, B.W.I. Copeia, 1970(2):270-274.

Fink, W.L. 1971a. A revision of the Gambusia puncticulata complex (Pisces: Poeciliidae). Publications of the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Museum, 2:11-46.

Fink, W.L. 1971b. A revision of the Gambusia nicaraguensis species group (Pisces: Poeciliidae). Ibid.:47-77.

Weitzman, S.H. and W.L. Fink. 1971. A new species of characid fish of the genus Nematobrycon from the Rio Calima of Colombia (Pisces, Characoidei, Characidae). Beaufortia, 19(248):57-77.

Friess, S.L., R.C. Durant, W.L. Fink, and J.D. Chanley. 1972. Effects of pressure and muscle loading on the toxic actions of echinoderm saponins in neuromuscular tissues. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 22:115-127.

Friess, S.L., W.L. Fink, R.C. Durant, and J.D. Chanley. 1972. Species variation in sensitivity of mammalian neuromuscular tissues to toxic actions of steroidal saponins. Toxicon, 10:393-398.

Weitzman, S.H. and W.L. Fink. 1973. Nematobrycon amphiloxus of aquarists reidentified. Aquarium Hobbyist, 2(2):2-6, 46.

Fink, W.L. and S.H. Weitzman. 1974. The so-called cheirodontin fishes of Central America, with descriptions of two new species (Pisces: Characidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, (172):1-46.

Fink, W.L. 1976. A new genus and species of characid fish from the Bayano river basin of Panama. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 88(30):331-344.

Fink, W.L. 1978. Review of: The phylogeny and biogeography of fossil and recent gars (Actinopterygii: Lepisosteidae). By E.O. Wiley, 1976. Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist., Misc. Publ. No. 64. Copeia, 1978 (2):374-377.

Fink, W.L. and S.V. Fink. 1979. Central Amazonia and its Fishes. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 62A:l2-29. (Portuguese translation in Acta Amazonica, Supl., 8(4):19-42, 1978.)

Fyhn, U.E.H., H.J. Fyhn, B.J. Davis, D.A. Powers, W.L. Fink, and R. L. Garlick. 1979. Hemoglobin heterogeneity of Amazonian fishes. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 62A:39-66. (Portuguese translation in Acta Amazonica, Supl., 8(4):55-86, 1978.)

Fink, W.L., K.E. Hartel, W.G. Saul, E.M. Koon, and E.O. Wiley. 1979. A report on current supplies and practices used in curation of ichthyological collections. Report of the Ad hoc Subcommittee on Curatorial Supplies and Practices of the ASIH Ichthyological Collections Committee. Mimeo., 63 pp.

Fink, W.L. 1979. A new species of Moenkhausia from the Mato Grosso of Brazil (Pisces; Characidae). Breviora, (450):1-12.

Atkins, D.L. and W.L. Fink. 1979. Morphology and histochemistry of the caudal gland of Corynopoma riisei Gill (Teleostei, Characidae). Journal of Fish Biology, l4(4):465-469.

Fink, W.L. 1979. Hildatia Fernandez-Yepez a synonym of the gymnotoid genus Sternopygus Muller and Troschell. Copeia, 1979(4):75l-752.

Fink, W.L. 1979. Optimal classifications. Systematic Zoology, (3):37l-374.

Beatty, J. and W.L. Fink. 1979. Review of: Simplicity. By E. Sober. Systematic Zoology, 28(4):643-65l.

Fink, W.L. and G.V. Lauder. 1980. Review of: Biology of the Cyclostomes. By M.W. Hardisty, 1979. Chapman and Hall, London. Copeia, 1980(4):948-949.

Fink, W.L. 198l. Ontogeny and phylogeny of tooth attachment modes in actinopterygian fishes. Journal of Morphology, l67:l67-l84.

Fink, S.V. and W.L. Fink. 1981. Interrelationships of ostariophysan fishes (Teleostei). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 72(4):297-353.

Fink, W.L. 1981. Individuality and comparative biology. Commentary in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 4:288-289.

Fink, W.L. 1982. Review of: Fishes in North American Deserts, 1981. Edited by R.J. Naiman and D.L. Soltz, Wiley Interscience. Science, 2l5:282.

Fink, W.L. and S.H. Weitzman. 1982. Relationships of the stomiiform fishes (Teleostei), with a description of Diplophos. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 150(2):3l-93.

Fink, W.L. 1982. Review of: Advances in Cladistics, 1981. Edited by V.A. Funk and D.R. Brooks. New York Botanical Garden. Science (216):872-873.

Fink, W.L. 1982. The conceptual relationship between ontogeny and phylogeny. Paleobiology, 8(3):254-264.

Weitzman, S.H. and W.L. Fink. 1983. Relationships of the neon tetras, a group of South American fishes (Teleostei, Characidae), with comments on the phylogeny of New World characiforms. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 150(6):339-395. Images of Neon tetras

Liem, K.F., B. Eclancher, and W.L. Fink. 1984. Aerial and aquatic respiration in the banded knife fish Gymnotus carapo (Teleostei: Gymnotoidei). Physiological Zoology, 57(1):185-195.

Fink, W.L. 1984. Salmoniformes: Introduction. In: Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes, Special Publication No. 1, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, p. 139.

Fink, W.L. 1984. Stomiiforms: Relationships. In: Ibid., pp. 181-184.

Fink, W.L. 1984. Basal euteleosts: Relationships. In: Ibid., pp. 202-206.

Fink, W.L. 1984. Review of: Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Biology, 1984. Edited by Elliot Sober. MIT Press. Systematic Zoology, 24(4):470-471.

Fink, S.V., P.H Greenwood, and W.L. Fink. 1984. A critique of recent work on fossil ostariophysan fishes. Copeia, 1984(4):1033-1041.

Fink, W.L. and R.R. Miller. 1985. Cheirodon arnoldi a senior synonym of Cheirodon affinis, a common Panamanian characid fish (Teleostei, Ostariophysi). Copeia, 1985(4):1058-1060.

Fink, W.L. 1985. A phylogenetic analysis of the family Stomiidae (Teleostei, Stomiiformes). Miscellaneous Publications of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 171:127 pp., 70 figs.

Fink, W.L. and S.V. Fink. 1986. A phylogenetic analysis of Stomias, with the synonymization of Macrostomias (Teleostei, Stomiiformes). Copeia, 1986(2):494-503.

Fink, W.L. 1986. Ontogeny and phylogeny of shape change and diet in the South American fishes called piranhas. Colloque international Ontogenese & Evolution. pp. 221-231.

Fink, W.L. 1986. Microcomputers and phylogenetic analysis. Science, 234:1135-1139.

Fink, W.L. 1987. Obituary for Luis R. Rivas. Copeia, 1987(1):269-271.

Fink, W.L. 1987. Video digitizer: a system for systematic biologists. Curator, 30(1):63-72.

Weitzman, S.H. and W.L. Fink. 1987. Neon tetra relationships and phylogenetic systematics. Tropical Fish Hobbyist, October, pp. 72-77. Images of Neon tetras

Fink, W.L. 1988. Evolutionary biology of piranhas (Teleostei, Characiformes). Proceedings of the conference on "Wildlife in the Everglades and Latin American Wetlands," Miami, 1985 (abstracts), ed. G.H. Dalrymple, pp. 13-14 (English), 49 (Spanish).

Fink, W.L. 1988. Phylogenetics and the analysis of ontogenetic patterns. In: Heterochrony in Evolution. M.L. McKinney (Ed.), Plenum Press, New York, pp. 71-91.

Fink, W.L. 1989. Ontogeny and phylogeny of shape change and diet in the South American fishes called piranhas. In: Ontogenese et évolution. B. David, et al. (Eds.), Geobios, mémoire spécial no. 12:167-172.

Machado-Allison, A., W.L. Fink and M.E. Antonio. 1989. Revisión del género Serrasalmus Lacepede, 1803, y generos relacionados en Venezuela: I. Notas Sobre la morfología y sistemática de Pristobrycon striolatus (Steindachner, 1908). Acta Biologica Venezuelica, 12(3-4):140-171.

Fink, W.L. 1990. Review of: The genus in zoology: a contribution to the theory of evolutionary systematics, by Alain Dubois. Mem. du Museum national d'Histoire Naturelle, Serie A, Zoology, Tome 140. 1988. Quarterly Review of Biology, 65(1):79- 80.

Fink, W.L. 1990. Data acquisition for morphometric analysis in systematic biology. In: Proceedings of the Michigan Morphometrics Workshop. J.F. Rohlf and F.L. Bookstein (Eds.), Special Publication No. 2, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, pp. 9-19.

Humphries, J., W.L. Fink, and J. Cracraft. 1991. Testimony to the BBS Task Force Looking into the 21st Century. Systematic Zoology, 40(3):380-383.

Machado-Allison, A. and W.L. Fink. 1991. Notes on the systematics of the genus Serrasalmus and related genera. Part II. the genus Pygocentrus in Venezuela. Acta Biologica Venezuelica, 13(1-2):109-136.

Fink, W.L. and A. Machado-Allison. 1992. Three new species of piranhas from Brazil and Venezuela. Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters, 3(1):55-71. Abstract with images.

Machado-Allison, A., W.L. Fink, H.L. Rojas, and R. Rodena. 1993. Serrasalmus neveriensis a new species of piranha of Venezuela and redescription of Serrasalmus medinai Ramirez, 1965. Acta Biologica Venezuelica, 14(4):45-60.

Fink, W.L. 1993. Revision of the piranha genus Pygocentrus (Teleostei, Characiformes). Copeia 1993(4):665-687. Abstract and Image of Pygocentrus nattereri

Fink, W.L. 1994. Dragonfishes and their allies. In: Encyclopedia of Animals: Fishes, J.R. Paxton and W.N. Eschmeyer (Eds.). Weldon Owen, Australia, pp. 119-122.

Zelditch, M.L. and W.L. Fink. 1995. Allometry and developmental integration of body growth in a piranha, Pygocentrus nattereri (Teleostei: Ostariophysi). Journal of Morphology, 223:341-355. Abstract

Zelditch, M.L., W.L. Fink and D.L. Swiderski. 1995. Morphometrics, homology, and phylogenetics: Quantified characters as synapomorphies. Systematic Biology, 44(2):179-189. Abstract

Fink, W.L. and M.L. Zelditch. 1995. Phylogenetic analysis of ontogenetic shape transformations: A reassessment of the piranha genus Pygocentrus (Teleostei). Systematic Biology, 44(3): 343-360. Abstract

Committee on Scientific Issues in the Endangered Species Act. 1995. Science and the Endangered Species Act. National Academy Press, 271 pp. Executive Summary. The book is available on line by following links to the "Reading Room" and searching under "endangered species."

Machado-Allison, A. and W.L. Fink. 1995. Sinopsis de las especies de la subfamilia Serralminae presentes en la cuenca del Orinoco. Claves, diagnosis e ilustraciones. Series Peces de Venezuela. Universidad Central de Venezuela, 90 pp.

Albert, J.S. and W.L. Fink. 1996 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. Abstract

Fink, W. L. and M. L. Zelditch. 1996. Historical patterns of developmental integration in piranhas. American Zoologist, 36(1):61-69. Abstract

Zelditch, M.L. and W.L. Fink. 1996. Heterochrony and heterotopy: stability and innovation in the evolution of form. Paleobiology, 22(2): 237-250. Abstract

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

Fink, W.L. and M.L. Zelditch. 1997. Shape analysis and taxonomic status of the Pygocentrus piranhas (Ostariophysi, Characiformes) from the Paraguay and Paran river basins of South America. Copeia 1977(1):179-182.

Reis, R.E., M.L. Zelditch, and W.L. Fink. 1998. Ontogenetic allometry of body shape in the Neotropical catfish Callichthys (Teleostei: Siluriformes). Copeia 1998(1):177-182.

Zelditch, M.L. , W.L. Fink, D.L. Swiderski and B. L. Lundrigan. 1998. On Applications of geometric morphometrics to studies on ontogeny and phylogeny: A reply to Rohlf. Systematic Biology, 47(1):159-167.

Zelditch, M.L. and W.L. Fink. 1998. Partial warps, phylogeny and ontogeny: a reply to Adams and Rosenberg. Systematic Biology, 47(2):345-348.

D. L. Swiderski, Zelditch, M. L., and W. L. Fink. 1998. Why morphometrics isn't special: coding quantitative data for phylogenetic analysis. Systematic Biology, 47(3): 508-519. Abstract

Fink, W.L. 1998. Dragonfishes and their allies. In: Encyclopedia of Animals: Fishes, J.R. Paxton (Ed.). Weldon Owen, Australia. (Second Edition; Pp. 119-122 in: Encyclopedia of Fishes, J.R. Paxton and W.N. Eschmeyer (Eds.). Academic Press, San Diego, California.).

Zelditch, M. L., D. L. Swiderski and W.L. Fink. 2000. Discovery of phylogenetic characters in morphometric data. In: Morphological Data in Phylogenetic Analysis: Recent Progress and Unresolved Problems. J. Wiens (Ed.). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C.

Zelditch, M. L., H. D. Sheets and W. L. Fink. 2000. Spatiotemporal reorganization of growth rates in the evolution of ontogeny. Evolution, 54(4):1363-1371. Abstract

Swiderski, D. L., M. L. Zelditch and W. L. Fink. 2000. Phylogenetic analysis of skull shape evolution in marmotine squirrels using landmarks and thin-plate splines. In Geometric Morphometrics in Mammalogy (M. Corti, L. F. Marcus and E. Hingst-Zaher, eds.). Italian Journal of Mammalogy (Hystrix), Special Issue.

Fink, W.L. and A. Machado-Allison. 2001. Serrasalmus hastatus, a new species of piranha from Brazil, with comments on Serrasalmus altuvei and Serrasalmus compressus (Teleostei, Characiformes). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology (730): 1-18. Publication and supplemental material.

Zelditch, M. L., H. D. Sheets and W. L. Fink. 2001. The spatial complexity and evolutionary dynamics of growth. Pp. 145-194. In Zelditch, M. L. (ed.). Beyond Heterochrony: The Evolution of Development. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. N. Y.

Swiderski, D. L., M. L. Zelditch and W. L. Fink. 2002. Comparability, morphometrics and phylogenetic systematics. Pp. 67-99. In: Morphometrics, Shape and Phylogenetics (N. MacLeod and P. Forey, eds.). Taylor and Francis.

Zelditch, M. L., H. D. Sheets and W. L. Fink. 2003. The ontogenetic dynamics of shape disparity. Paleobiology, 29(1): 139-156. Abstract

Fink, W.L. 2003. Chirostomias pliopterus, scaleless dragonfish. Digimorph Digital Library. University of Texas at Austin.

Zelditch, M.L., D. Swiderski, D. Sheets and W.L. Fink. 2004. Geometric Morphometrics for Biologists: A Primer. Elsevier, London. You can buy it at Amazon.

Albert, J.S and W.L. Fink.  2007.  Phylogenetic relationships of fossil Neotropical electric fishes (Osteichthyes: Gymnotiformes) from the upper Miocene of Bolivia.  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27(1):17-25.

Machado-Allison, A., W.L. Fink, I. Mikolji and A. Marcano. 2009. Designación de neotipo y redescripción de Serrasalmus nalseni Fernández-Yépez, 1969 (Characiformes, Serrasalmidae). Memoria de la Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales 2009, 171: 121-131.

Fink, W.L. and J.H. Humphries. 2010.  Morphological description of the extinct North American sucker, Moxostoma lacerum (Ostariophysi, Catostomidae), based on high-resolution X-ray computed tomography.  Copeia 2010(1):5-13.  See also: http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/62162 and http://www.digimorph.org

Chakrabarty, P. and Fink, W.L. 2011. Review of: Piranha 3D. Copeia 2011 (1): 181.