Marine dispersal as a pre‐requisite for Gondwanan vicariance among elements of the galaxiid fish fauna

  title={Marine dispersal as a pre‐requisite for Gondwanan vicariance among elements of the galaxiid fish fauna},
  author={Christopher Paul Burridge and Robert M. McDowall and Dave Craw and Mark V. H. Wilson and Jonathan M. Waters},
  journal={Journal of Biogeography},
Aim  The aim of this study was to determine the contributions of Gondwanan vicariance and marine dispersal to the contemporary distribution of galaxiid fishes. This group has been central in arguments concerning the roles of dispersal and vicariance in the Southern Hemisphere, as some taxa have marine life history stages through which transoceanic dispersal may have been facilitated, yet other galaxiids are entirely restricted to freshwaters. 
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