Sticklebacks

Known as: Gasterosteidae, Stickleback 
Common name for fish found mostly in the family Gasterosteidae. The three-spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) is frequently studied.
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Marine stickleback fish have colonized and adapted to thousands of streams and lakes formed since the last ice age, providing an… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The molecular mechanisms underlying major phenotypic changes that have evolved repeatedly in nature are generally unknown. Pelvic… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Next-generation sequencing technology provides novel opportunities for gathering genome-scale sequence data in natural… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
A perplexing new question that has emerged from the recent surge of interest in behavioural syndromes or animal personalities is… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Major phenotypic changes evolve in parallel in nature by molecular mechanisms that are largely unknown. Here, we use positional… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Hindlimb loss has evolved repeatedly in many different animals by means of molecular mechanisms that are still unknown. To… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Sexual selection may facilitate speciation because it can cause rapid evolutionary diversification of male mating signals and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Natural selection plays a fundamental role in most theories of speciation, but empirical evidence from the wild has been lacking… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We present evidence of ecological character displacement among species of threespined sticklebacks that inhabit small lakes of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
AN important problem in evolutionary biology since the time of Darwin has been to understand why females preferentially mate with… (More)
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