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Marta Barluenga



Muschick M, Barluenga M, Salzburger W & Meyer A (2011) Adaptive phenotypic plasticity in the Midas cichlid fish pharyngeal jaw and its relevance in adaptive radiation. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11, 116.

Barluenga M, Austerlitz F, Elzinga J A, Teixeira, S, Goudet, J & Bernasconi G (2011) Fine-scale spatial genetic structure and gene dispersal in Silene latifolia. Heredity 106, 13-24. PDF



Barluenga M & Meyer A (2010) Phylogeography, colonization and population history of the Midas cichlid species complex (Amphilophus spp.) in the Nicaraguan crater lakes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10, 326.

Hyuk Je Lee HJ, Pittlik S, Jones JC, Salzburger W, Barluenga M, Meyer A (2010) Genetic support for random mating between left and right mouth-morphs in the dimorphic scale-eating cichlid fish, Perissodus microlepis, from Lake Tanganyika. Journal of Fish Biology 76, 1940-1957.



Abila R, Salzburger W, Ndonga MF, Owiti DO, Barluenga M, Meyer A (2008) The role of the Yala swamp lakes in conservation of Lake Victoria region Haplochromine cichlids: evidence from molecular genetic and trophic ecology studies. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management 13, 95-104.



Gavrilets S, Vose A, Barluenga M, Salzburger W, Meyer A (2007) Case studies and mathematical models of ecological speciation. 1. Cichlids in a crater lake. Molecular Ecology 16, 2893-2909.

Bunje PME, Barluenga M, Meyer A (2007) Sampling genetic diversity in the sympatrically speciating Nicaraguan Midas cichlid species complex over a 16 year time series. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7, 25



Barluenga M, Sanetra M, Meyer A (2006) Genetic admixture of burbot (Teleostei: Lota lota) in Lake Constance from two European glacial refugia. Molecular Ecology, 15, 3583-3600.

Barluenga M, KN Stölting KN, Salzburger W, Muschick M, Meyer A (2006) Evidence for sympatric speciation (reply). Brief Communication Arising. Nature, 444: E13.

Barluenga M*, Stölting KN*, Salzburger W*, Muschick, M, Meyer A (2006) Sympatric speciation in Nicaraguan crater lake cichlids. Nature, 439, 719-723.



Barluenga M, Meyer A (2005) Old fish in a young lake: stone loach (Teleostei: Barbatula barbatula) populations in Lake Constance are genetically isolated by distance. Molecular Ecology, 14, 1229-1239.



Vieites DR, Nieto-Román S, Barluenga M, Palanca A, Vences M, Meyer A (2004) Post-mating clutch piracy in an amphibian. Nature, 431, 305-308.

Abila R, Barluenga M, Engelken J, Meyer A, Salzburger W (2004). Population-structure, genetic diversity and conservation aspects of the endangered cichlid fish Xystichromis phytophagus (Greenwood, 1965) in Lake Kanyaboli, Kenya, based on mitochondrial DNA and microsatellite markers. Molecular Ecology, 13, 2589-2602.

Barluenga M, Meyer A (2004) The Midas cichlid species complex: incipient sympatric speciation in Nicaraguan cichlid fishes? Molecular Ecology, 13, 2061-2076.



Klingenberg CP, Barluenga M, Meyer A (2003). Body shape variation in cichlid fishes of the Amphilophus citrinellus species complex. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 80, 397-408.

Barluenga M, Barbosa A, Moreno E (2003) Effect of daily body mass variation on the foraging behavior of tit species (Parus spp.) differing in their ecological plasticity due to morphological design. Ethology, 109, 971-979.



Klingenberg CP, Barluenga M, Meyer A (2002). Shape analysis of symmetric structures: quantifying variation among individuals and asymmetry. Evolution, 56, 1909-1920.



Barluenga M, Barbosa A, Moreno E (2001) Differences in daily mass gain between subordinate species are explained by differences in ecological plasticity. Ecoscience, 8, 437-440.

Moreno E, Barluenga M, Barbosa A (2001) Ecological plasticity by morphological design as an alternative mechanism for explaining species distribution. Oecologia, 128, 603-607.

Barluenga M, Barbosa A, Moreno E (2001) Foraging behavior of subordinate great tits (Parus major). Can morphology reduce the cost of subordination? Ethology, 107, 1-12.



Barbosa A, Barluenga M, Moreno E (2000) Effects of body mass on the foraging behavior of subordinate coal tits, Parus ater. Ibis, 142, 428-434.

Barluenga M, Barbosa A, Moreno E (2000) Social relationships due to sex, age and morphology in great tits Parus major wintering in a mountainous habitat of Central Spain. Ardeola, 47, 19-27.