Recent Publications


(112) Lamichhaney S, Fuentes-Pardo AP, Rafati N, Ryman N, McCracken GR, Bourne C, Singh R, Ruzzante DE and L Andersson (2017) Parallel adaptive evolution of geographically distant herring populations on both sides of the North Atlantic Ocean. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, available online (Link)

(111) Trovant B, F Márquez, C del Río, DE Ruzzante, S Martínez, JM (Lobo) Orensanz. (2017) Insights on the history of the scorched mussel Brachidontes rodriguezii (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) in the Southwest Atlantic: A geometric morphometrics perspective. Historical Biology (Link)

(110) Górski K, González JF, Vivancos A, Habit EM, DE Ruzzante. (2017). Young-of-the-year Coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch recruit in fresh waters of remote Patagonian fjords in southern Chile (51°S). Biological Invasions (Link)


(109) De los Rios-Escalante P, J González, K Górski, E Habit, DE Ruzzante 2016 Crustacean zooplankton assemblages in inland waters of southern Patagonia (Alacalufes National Reserve), Chile (49-51°S) . Crustaceana 89(14):1639-1647 · November 2016

(108) Salisbury SJ, GR McCracken, D Keefe, R Perry, DE Ruzzante. 2016. Portrait of a sucker: the landscape genetics of longnose sucker (Catostomus catostomus) in a spatially fragmented system Mol Ecol 25, 4126-4145

(107) Jorquera E, E Kenchington, DE Ruzzante. 2016. "High prevalence of Multiple Paternity in the Deep-Sea Shrimp Acanthephyra pelagica". Marine Biology 163:89 DOI 10.1007/s00227-016-2868-0

(106) Trovant B, NG Basso, JM (Lobo) Orensanz, E Lessa, F Dincao, DE Ruzzante. 2016. Scorched Mussels (Brachidontes spp., Bivalvia: Mytilidae) from the Tropical and Warm-temperate Southwestern Atlantic: The role of the Amazon river in their speciation. Ecology and Evolution (first available online: 18 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2016).

(105) Ruzzante DE, G McCracken, S Parmelee, K Hill, A Corrigan, J MacMillan, SJ Walde. 2016. Effective number of breeders, effective population size and their relationship with census size in an iteroparous species, Salvelinus fontinalis. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B, 283, DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.2601.



(104) Rodríguez-Clark KM, MA Olivera-Miranda, M Aguilera, Á Martino, M Mendez, C Miyaki, MG Montiel-Villalobos, RM de Oliveira-Miranda, E Poulin, DE Ruzzante, A Solé-Cava.j. 2015. Finding the Conservation in Conservation Genetics – Progress in Latin America. Journal of Heredity, 106 Suppl 1(S1):423-427.


(103) Roy D, MA Treble, DC Hardie, JD Reist, DE Ruzzante. 2015. Panmixia and incomplete lineage sorting can give similar mtDNA signals: Response to comments by Carr and Davidson (2015). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 72, 1122-1123. 


(102) Vera-Escalona I, E Habit, DE Ruzzante. 2015. Echoes of a distant time: effects of historical processes on contemporary genetic patterns in Galaxias platei in Patagonia. Molecular Ecology, 24, 4112-4128.


(101) Trovant B, JM (Lobo) Orensanz, DE Ruzzante, W Stotz, N Basso. 2015. Scorched Mussels (Bivalvia: Mtytilidae: Brachidontinae) from the Temperate Coasts of South-America: Pylogenetic relationships, trans-Pacific Connections and the fingerprints of Quaternary Glaciations. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 82, 60-74. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.10.002



Bradbury IR, S Bowman, T Borza, PVR Snelgrove, JA Hutchings, PR Berg, N Rodriguez-Ezpeleta, J Lighten, DE Ruzzante, CT Taggart, P Bentzen (MS) Long distance linkage disequilibrium and limited hybridization suggest cryptic speciation in Atlantic cod. PLOS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106387 (Link)


McCracken GR, KL Wilson, HT Brewis, M McBride, I Paterson, R Perry, D Keefe, DE Ruzzante (MS) Development of 26 novel microsatellite markers for the round whitefish (Prosopium cylindraceum) and successful polymorphic cross-specific amplification from 7 previously developed salmonid markers. Conservation Genetics Resources, 6(4): available online, July 15, 2014.


McCracken GR, HT Brewis, M McBride, R Perry, D Keefe, DE Ruzzante (2014) Development and characterization of 36 novel microsatellite markers for lake chub (Couesius plumbeus) using Illumina paired-end sequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources, 6(4): available online, June 9, 2014.


Vera-Escalona I, LE Anthes, IG Paterson, DE Ruzzante (2014) Seventeen novel microsatellite markers for the southern hemisphere fish Galaxias maculatus. Conservation Genetics Resources, 6(4): available online, June 9, 2014.


Vera-Escalona I, IG Paterson, E Habit, DE Ruzzante. 2014. Development and characterization of 15 novel microsatellite markers for the freshwater fish Galaxias platei. Conservation Genetics Resources, 6(4): available online, May 31, 2014.


Jorquera E, L Anstey, I Paterson, E Kenchington, DE Ruzzante. 2014. Isolation and characterization of twenty six novel microsatellite loci in the deep-sea shrimp Acanthephyra pelagica. Conservation Genetics Resources, 6(3): 731-733.


Roy D, M Treble, D Hardie, J Reist, DE Ruzzante. 2014. Evidence supporting panmixia in Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) in the Northwest Atlantic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 71(5): 763-774


McCracken GR, KL Wilson, I Paterson, R Perry, D Keefe, DE Ruzzante. 2014. Development of 17 novel microsatellite markers for the longnose sucker (Catostomus catostomus) and successful cross-specific amplification of 14 previously developed markers from congeneric species. Conservation Genetics Resources, 6(2): 329 - 332.




McCracken GR, R Perry, D Keefe, DE Ruzzante. 2013. Hierarchical population structure and genetic diversity of lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) in a dendritic system in Northern Labrador. Freshwater Biology, 58(9) 1903-1917.


Trovant B, DE Ruzzante, N Basso, JM (Lobo) Orensanz. 2013. Distinctness, Phylogenetic Relations and Biogeography of Intertidal Mussels (Brachidontes, MYTILIDAE) from the Southwestern Atlantic. J Marine Biology Association of the UK, accepted Jan. 8, 2013


Gomez-Uchida DFP Palstra, T Knight, DE Ruzzante 2013.Contemporary population and metapopulation effective size (Ne and meta-Ne): Comparison among three salmonid species inhabiting a fragmented system and differing in gene flow and its asymmetries. Ecology and Evolution, 3: 569-580.


Halfyard EA, AJF Gibson, MJW Stokesbury, DE Ruzzante, FG Whoriskey 2013 Correlates of early marine survival of Atlantic salmon (Salmosalar) smolts from Nova Scotia’s Southern upland. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 70(3): 452-470.


Johnstone D, MF O’Connell, FP Palstra & DE Ruzzante. 2013. Mature male parr contribution to the effective size of an anadromous Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) population over 30 years. Molecular Ecology, 22: 2394-2407.


Elgueta A, J Gonzalez, DE Ruzzante, SJ Walde, E Habit. 2013. Trophic interference by Salmotrutta on Aplochiton zebra and Aplochitontaeniatus in southern Patagonian lakes. Journal of Fish Biology, 82(2): 430-443.


Bradbury IR, Hubert S, Higgins B, Bowman S, Paterson IG, Snelgrove P, Morris C, Gregory R, Hardie D, Hutchings JA, Borza T, Ruzzante DE, Taggart CT, Bentzen P. 2013. Genomic islands of divergence and their consequences for the resolution of spatial structure in an exploited marine fish. Evolutionary Applications, 6(3): 450-461.


Carrea C, VE Cussac, DE Ruzzante. 2013. Genetic and phenotypic variation among Galaxias maculatus populations reflects contrasting landscape effects between northern and southern Patagonia. Freshwater Biology, 58: 36-49.




Habit E, J Gonzalez, DE Ruzzante, SJ Walde. 2012. Native and introduced fish species richness in lacustrine Chilean Patagonia: Inferences on species invasion success from salmonid free lakes. Diversity and Distributions, 18(12):1153-1165.

Halfyard EA, AJF Gibson, DE Ruzzante, MJW Stokesbury, FG Whoriskey (2012) Migratory behavior and survival of Atlantic salmon smolts from Nova Scotia’s Southern Upland. Journal Fish Biology, 81: 1626-1645.

Carrea C; JP Barriga; VE Cussac, DE Ruzzante. 2012. Genetic and phenotypic differentiation among Galaxias maculatuspopulations in a Patagonian postglacial lake system. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 107: 368-382.

Fraser CI, R Nikula, DE Ruzzante, JM Waters. 2012. Poleward bound: biological impacts of Southern Hemisphere glaciations.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 27(8): 462-471.


Arias et al. (2012) Molecular Ecology Resources Primer Development Consortium, Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 December 2011 – 31 January 2012. Zemlak TS, C Carrea, E Newton, IG Paterson, DE Ruzzante. Isolation and characterization of nine microsatellite markers for a galaxiid fish endemic to Patagonia. Mol Ecol Res, 12:570-572.


Roy D, T Hurlbut, DE Ruzzante (2012) Biocomplexity in a demersal exploited fish, white hake (Urophycis tenuis): Depth related structure and inadequacy of current management approaches. Can J Fish & Aquat Sci69(3): 414 - 429.


Pampoulie C, AK Danielsdottir,V Thorsteinsson, E Hjörleifsson, G Marteinsdóttir, DE Ruzzante. (2012) The composition of adult overwintering and juvenile aggregations of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) around Iceland using neutral and functional markers: a statistical challenge. Can J Fish & Aquat Sci., 69(2): 307-320.




Zemlak TS, SJ Walde, E. Habit, DE Ruzzante (2011) Climate induced changes to the ancestral population size of two Patagonian galaxiids: the influence of glacial cycling. Mol Ecol 20: 5280-5294.


Bekkevold D, LAW Clausen, S Mariani, C André, EMC Hatfield, E Torstensen, N Ryman, GR Carvalho, DE Ruzzante. 2011.Distributions of Atlantic herring populations in a mixed feeding area determined with genetic mixed-stock analysis. MEPS, 442: 187-199.


Palstra FP, DE Ruzzante. 2011. Contemporary meta-population effective size: Factors influencing its empirical estimation in salmonid fish. Heredity107, 444–455


Jakobsdóttir KB, H Pardoe, Á Magnússon, H Björnsson, C Pampoulie, DE Ruzzante, G Marteinsdóttir. 2011. Historical changes in genotypic frequencies at the Pantophysin locus in Atlantic cod in Icelandic waters: Evidence of fisheries-induced selection?Evolutionary Applications, 4: 562-573.


Ruzzante DE, J Rabassa. 2011. Palaeogeography and Palaeoclimatology of Patagonia: Effects on biodiversity. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 103(2): 221-229. (Link)


Ruzzante DE, SJ Walde, PJ Macchi, M Alonso, JP Barriga. 2011. Phylogeography and phenotypic diversification in the Patagonian fish Percichthys trucha: the roles of Quaternary glacial cycles and natural selection. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society,103(2): 514-529. (Link)


Hare M, L Nunney, M Schwartz, DE Ruzzante, M Burford, RS Waples, K Ruegg, FP Palstra. (2011). Understanding and estimating effective population size for practical application in marine species management. Conservation Biology25(3): 438-449. (Link)


André C, LC Larsson, L Laikre, D Bekkevold, J Brigham, GR Carvalho, TG Dahlgren, WF Hutchinson, S Mariani, K Mudde, DE Ruzzante, N Ryman (2011) Detecting population structure in a high gene-flow species, Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus): direct simultaneous evaluation of neutral vs. putatively selected loci. Heredity106: 270-280. (Link)




Bradbury IR, S Hubert, B Higgins, S Bowman, I Paterson, P Snelgrove, C Morris, R Gregory, D Hardie, JA Hutchings, T Borza, DE Ruzzante, CT Taggart, P Bentzen (2010) Parallel adaptive evolution of Atlantic cod on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean in response to temperature. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 277: 3725-3734.


Habit E, P Piedra, DE Ruzzante, SJ Walde, VE Cussac, M Belk, J Gonzalez, N Colin. 2010. Changes in the distribution of native fishes in response to introduced species and other anthropogenic effects. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 19: 697–710.


Zemlak, TS, E Habit, SJ Walde, C Carrea, DE Ruzzante. 2010. Surviving historical Patagonian landscapes and climate: molecular insights from Galaxias maculatus. BMC, Evolutionary Biology, 2010, 10: 67 (


Paterson IG, D Hardie, MA Treble, DE Ruzzante. 2010. Development of 13 polymorphic microsatellite loci for the Greenland Halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides). Conservation Genetics Resources 2: 97-100.


D Roy, IG Paterson, TR Hurlbut, DE Ruzzante. 2010. Development and design of five multi-locus microsatellite PCR panels for population genetic surveys of white hake (Urophycis tenuis) in the Northwest Atlantic. Conservation Genetic Resources, 2: 45-49.


Palstra, FP, DE Ruzzante. 2010. A temporal perspective on population structure and gene flow in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Newfoundland. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 67(2): 225 - 242.



Gomez-Uchida D, T Knight, DE Ruzzante. 2009. Interaction of landscape and life-history attributes on genetic diversity, neutral divergence and gene flow in a pristine community of salmonids. Molecular Ecology18: 4854-4869.


Gaggiotti O, D Bekkevold, H JorgensenM Foll, G Carvalho, C Andre, DE Ruzzante. 2009. Disentangling effects of evolutionary, demographic & environmental factors influencing genetic structure of natural populations: Atlantic Herring as a case study.Evolution, 63 (11): 2939-2951.


Molecular Ecology Resources Primer Development Consortium 2009. Permanent Genetic Resources Note. Paterson IG, MI Trucco, ML Lasta, DE Ruzzante. Isolation and characterization of 11 microsatellite loci for the Patagonian Scallop, Zygochlamys patagonica. Mol. Ecol. Res., 9: 1460-1466.


Carrea C, IG Paterson, VE Cussac, DE Ruzzante. 2009. Ten novel microsatellite loci characterized for a remarkably widespread fish: Galaxias maculatus (Galaxiidae). Mol. Ecol. Res. 9: 1503-1505.


Palstra FP, MW O’Connell, DE Ruzzante. 2009. Age structure, demography and effective population size in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Genetics, 182(4):1233-1249.



Zemlak TS, EM Habit, SJ Walde, MA Battini, E AdamsDE Ruzzante2008. Across the southern Andes on fin: Glacial refugia, drainage reversals & a secondary contact zone revealed by the phylogeographic signal of Galaxias platei in Patagonia. Mol. Ecol.,17: 5049-5061. [View.Pdf]


Gomez-Uchida DKP Dunphy, MF O’Connell, DE Ruzzante. 2008. Genetic divergence between sympatric Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus (L.) morphs in Gander Lake, Newfoundland: roles of migration, mutation, and unequal effective population sizes. J Fish Biol, 73: 2040-2057[View.Pdf]


Palstra FP, DE Ruzzante2008Genetic estimates of contemporary effective population size: what can they tell us about the importance of genetic stochasticity for wild populations persistance? Molecular Ecology17: 3428 – 3447 (Invited Review)[View.Pdf]


Stet RJM, K Mudde, JW Wynne, A Nooijen, TG Dahlgren, DE RuzzanteC Andre. 2008Characterization of a major histocompatibility Class II A gene (Clha – DAA) with an embedded microsatellite marker in Atlantic herring, Clupea harengusJ Fish Biol, 73: 367 - 381. [View.Pdf]  


Ruzzante DE, SJ Walde, JC Gosse, VE Cussac, E Habit, TS Zemlak, EDM Adams.2008. Climate Control on Ancestral Population Dynamics: Insight from Patagonian Fish Phylogeography. Molecular Ecology 172234 - 2244. [View.Pdf]


Paterson I, S Walde, V Cussac, E Habit, DE Ruzzante2008Isolation and characterization of 13 microsatellite loci for Percichthys trucha (Percichthyidae). Mol Ecol Res 8907-909. [View.Pdf]


Jørgensen H, C Pertoldi, MM Hansen, DE Ruzzante, V Loeschcke. 2008. Genetic & environmental correlates of morphological variation in a marine fish: the case of Baltic Sea herring. Can J Fish Aquat Sci,  65: 389-400. [View.Pdf]



Palstra, F, MW O'Connell, DE Ruzzante. 2007 Population structure and gene flow reversals in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) over contemporary and long-term temporal scales: effects of population size and life history. Molecular Ecology, 16: 4504 - 4522 (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X2007.03541.x).


Buria L, SJ Walde, M Battini, PJ Macchi, M Alonso, DE Ruzzante, VE Cussac. (2007) Movement of an endemic perch (Percichthys trucha) in a montane Patagonian lake during spawning and pre-spawning periods. Journal Fish Biology , 70: 215 -230. [View.PDF]




Pampoulie C, DE Ruzzante, V Chosson, TD Jörunsdóttir, L Taylor, V Thorsteinsson, AK Daníelsdóttir & G Marteinsdóttir. 2006. The genetic structure of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) around Iceland: insight fmicrosatellites, the Pan I locus, and tagging experiments.Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci ., 63: 2660 - 2674. [View.PDF]

Ruzzante DESJ Walde, VE Cussac, ML Dalebout, J Seibert, S Ortubay, E Habit (2006) Phylogeography of the Percichthyidae in Patagonia: roles of orogeny, glaciation, and volcanism. Molecular Ecology, 15 (10): 2949 - 2968. [View.PDF]


Dalebout ML, DE Ruzzante, H Whitehead, N Oien (2006) Genetic distinctiveness and population connectivity in North Atlantic bottlenose whales (Hyperoodon ampullatus). Molecular Ecology, 15 (11): 3115 - 3129. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.03004.x[View.PDF]

Seibert, J. & DE Ruzzante (2006) Isolation and characterization of eight microsatellite loci for white hake (Urophycis tenuis). Mol Ecol Notes, 6: 924 - 926. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01401.x [View.PDF]

Ryman N, S Palm, C André C, GR Carvalho, TG Dahlgren PE Jorde, L Laikre, LC Larsson, A Palme, DE Ruzzante. 2006. Power for detecting genetic divergence: difference between statistical methods and marker loci. Molecular Ecology, 15: 2031 - 2045. [View.PDF]

Ruzzante DE, Mariani S, D Bekkevold, C André, H Mosegaard, LAW Clausen, T Dahlgren, WF Hutchinson, EMC Hatfield, E Torstensen, J Brigham, EJ Simmonds, L Laikre, LC Larsson, RJM Stet, N Ryman & GR Carvalho. 2006. Biocomplexity in a highly migratory pelagic marine fish, Atlantic herring. Proc. Roy. Soc. London B: 273:1459 - 1464. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2005.3463 [View.PDF]




Bekkevold D, C Andre, T Dahlgren, H Mosegaard, L Clausen, GR Carvalho, E Torstensen, E Nordinger, T Andersen, & DE Ruzzante. 2005. Environmental correlates of population differentiation in Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus). Evolution 59, 2656-2668. [View.PDF]


Mariani S, WF Hutchinson, EMC Hatfield, DE Ruzzante, EJ Simonds, TG Dahlgren, C Andre, J Brigham, E Torstensen, GR Carvalho. 2005. North Sea herring population structure: isolation by distance and age-class effect. MEPS 303: 245-257. [View.PDF]


Jørgensen HA, MM Hansen, D Bekkevold, DE Ruzzante, V Loeschcke. 2005. Marine landscapes and population genetic structure of herring (Clupea harengus) in the Baltic Sea. Molecular Ecology 14, 3219-3234. [View.PDF]


Milano D, DE Ruzzante , VE Cussac, PJ Macchi, RA Ferriz, JP Barriga, JA Aigo, ME Lattuca, and SJ Walde. 2005. Latitudinal and ecological correlates of morphological variation in Galaxias platei (Pisces: Galaxiidae) in Patagonia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 87, 69-82. [View.PDF]



Ruzzante, DE, MM Hansen, D Meldrup, K Ebert. 2004. Stocking impact and migration pattern in an anadromous brown trout (Salmo trutta) complex: where have all the stocked spawning sea trout gone? Molecular Ecology, 13, 1433-1445 [View.PDF]



Nielsen, EE, MM Hansen, DE Ruzzante , D Meldrup, P Grønkjær. 2003. A hybrid zone in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in the Baltic and the Danish Belt Sea revealed by individual admixture analysis. Molecular Ecology, 12, 1497-1508. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Møller, P, EW Born, R Dietz, T Haug, DE Ruzzante , N Øien. 2003. Differences in fatty acid composition of blubber in minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) from Greenland, the NE Atlantic Ocean, and the North Sea, 1998. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management, Cambridge, England, 5(2): 115-124 [View.PDF]


Ruzzante, DE, SJ Walde, VE Cussac, PJ Macchi, MF Alonso, M Battini. 2003. Resource polymorphism in a Patagonian fish Percichthys trucha (Percichthyidae): phenotypic evidence for interlake pattern variation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 78, 497-515. [View Abstract] [View PDF]



Hansen, MM, DE Ruzzante , EE Nielsen, D Bekkevold, K-LD Mensberg. 2002. Long term effective population sizes, temporal stability of genetic composition and potential for local adaptation in anadromous brown trout (Salmo truttta) populations. Molecular Ecology, 11, 2523-2535.[View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Milano, D, VE Cussac, PJ Macchi, DE Ruzzante, PH Vigliano, MF Alonso, MA Denegri. 2002. Predator associated morphology inGalaxias platei (Pisces: Galaxiidae) in Patagonian lakes. J. Fish Biol. 61: 138-156. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]

2001 & Earlier


Andersen, LW, DE Ruzzante, M Walton, P Berggren, A Bjørge, C Lockyer. 2001. Conservation genetics of harbour porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, in the NE Atlantic. Conservation Genetics 2(4): 309-324. [View Abstract] 


Ruzzante, DE, CT Taggart, RW Doyle, D Cook. 2001. Stability in the historical pattern of genetic structure of Newfoundland cod (Gadus morhua) despite the catastrophic decline in population size from 1964 to 1994. Conservation Genetics 2(3): 257-269. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Ruzzante, DE, MM Hansen, D Meldrup. 2001. Distribution of individual inbreeding coefficients, relatedness and influence of stocking on native anadromous brown trout (Salmo trutta) population structure. Molecular Ecology 10 (9): 2107-2128. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Hansen, MM, DE Ruzzante, EE Nielsen, and K-LD Mensberg. 2001. Microsatellite polymorphism in domesticated and wild brown trout (Salmo trutta) and stocking impact assessment. Ecological Applications, 11(1): 148-160. [View Abstract] 


Hansen, MM, EE Nielsen, DE Ruzzante, C Bouza, K-LD Mensberg. 2000. Genetic monitoring of supportive breeding in brown trout (Salmo trutta L.), using microsatellite DNA markers. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 57: 2130-2139. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Ruzzante, DE, CT Taggart, D Cook, S Lang. 2000. Mixed-stock analysis of Atlantic cod near the Gulf of St. Lawrence based on microsatellite DNA.Ecological Applications, 10(4): 1090-1109. [View Abstract] 


Hansen, MM, DE Ruzzante, EE Nielsen, and K.-LD Mensberg. 2000. Microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA polymorphism reveals life-history dependent interbreeding between hatchery and wild brown trout (Salmo trutta). Molecular Ecology, 9(4): 583-594. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Logan, MS, SJ Iverson, DE Ruzzante, SJ Walde, P Macchi, M Alonso, VE Cussac. 2000. Long term diet differences between morphs in trophically polymorphic Percichthys trucha (Pisces: Percichthyidae) populations from the southern Andes. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 69: 599-616. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Ruzzante, DE, JS Wroblewskic, CT Taggart, RK Smedbol, D Cook and SV Goddard. 2000. Bay-scale population structure in coastal Atlantic cod in Labrador and Newfoundland, Canada. J. Fish Biol., 56: 431-447. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Ruzzante, DE, CT Taggart, D Cook. 1999. A review of the evidence for genetic structure of cod (Gadus morhua) populations in the Northwest Atlantic and population affinities of larval cod off Newfoundland and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Fisheries Research, 43: 79-97. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Ruzzante, DE, SJ Walde, VE Cussac, P Macchi, M Alonso. 1998. Trophic polymorphism, habitat and diet segregation within Percichthys trucha (Percichthyidae, Pisces) in the Andes. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 65: 191-214. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Ruzzante, DE, CT Taggart, D Cook. 1998. A nuclear DNA basis for shelf- and bank-scale population structure in NW Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua): Labrador to Georges Bank. Molecular Ecology, 7: 1663-1680. [Cover issue] [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Ruzzante, DE. 1998. A comparison of several measures of genetic distance and population structure with microsatellite data: bias and sampling variance.Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 55: 1-14. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


Ruzzante DE, CT Taggart, D Cook, and SV Goddard. 1997. Genetic differentiation between inshore and offshore Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) off Newfoundland: a test, and evidence of temporal stability. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 54: 2700-2708. [View Abstract]  [View PDF]


McConnell SKJ, DE Ruzzante, P O'Reilly, L Hamilton, JM Wright. 1997. Microsatellite loci reveal highly significant genetic differences between Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) populations from the East Coast of Canada. Molecular Ecology, 6: 1075-1089. [View Abstract] 


Ruzante DE, CT Taggart, D Cook. 1996. Spatial and temporal variation in the genetic composition of a larval cod (Gadus morhua) aggregation: cohort contribution and genetic stability. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci.., 53: 2695-2705. [View Abstract]  [View.PDF]


Bentzen P, CT Taggart, DE Ruzzante, D Cook. 1996. Microsatellite polymorphism and the population structure of cod (Gadus morhua) in the North West Atlantic. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 53: 2706-2721. [View Abstract] 


Ruzzante DE, CT Taggart, D Cook, SV Goddard. 1996. Genetic differentiation between inshore and offshore Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) off Newfoundland: microsatellite DNA variation and antifreeze protein levels. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 53: 634-645. [View Abstract] [View PDF]


Ruzzante DE, DC Hamilton, DL Kramer, JWA Grant. 1996. Scaling of the variance and the quantification of resource monopolization. Behavioural Ecology, 7: 199-207. [View Abstract]