·         Dowling, T. E., T. F. Turner, E. W. Carson, M. J. Saltzgiver, D. Adams, B. Kesner, and P. C. Marsh. 2012. Genetic and demographic responses to intensive management of razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus, Family Catostomidae) in Lake Mohave, Arizona-Nevada. Molecular Ecology. 


·         Hoagstrom, C. W. and T. F. Turner. 2012. Ecology, evolution, and extirpation of a pelagic-broadcast spawning minnow guild on the North American Great Plains. Fish and Fisheries.


·         Osborne, M. J., E. W. Carson, and T. F. Turner. 2012. Genetic monitoring and complex population dynamics:  insights from a 12-year study of the Rio Grande silvery minnow.  Evolutionary Applications. Early view.


·         Osborne, M. J., A. Sharp, J. Monzingo, D. L. Propst, and T. F. Turner. 2012.  Genetic analysis suggests high conservation value of peripheral populations of Chihuahua chub (Gila nigrescens).  Conservation Genetics. Online Early.


·         Trujillo, J. D., T. J. Pilger, M. R. Douglas, M. E. Douglas, and T. F. Turner.  2012. Microsatellite markers for longfin dace, Agosia chrysogaster, a sentinel fish species in imperiled arid-land rivers of the North American southwest. Conservation Genetics Resources. Online Early.


·         Turner, T. F., and M. S. Edwards. 2012.  Aquatic food web structure of the Rio Grande assessed with stable carbon and nitrogen isotopes. Freshwater Science 31: 825-834.





·         Osborne, M. J., and T. F. Turner. 2011. Isolation and characterization of major histocompatibility class II genes in an endangered North American cyprinid fish, the Rio Grande silvery minnow (Hybognathus amarus).  Fish and Shellfish Immunology 30:1275-1282.


·         Kennedy, T. L., and T. F. Turner. 2011. River channelization reduces nutrient flow and macroinvertebrate diversity at the aquatic terrestrial transition zone. Ecosphere 2:art35. [doi:10.1890/ES11-00047.1]


·         Israel, J. A., K. M. Fisch, T. F. Turner, and R. S. Waples.  2011. Conservation of native Bay-Delta fishes: past experience and future considerations for artificial propagation of Chinook salmon, delta smelt and green sturgeon.  San Francisco Estuary & Watershed Science 9 





·         Turner, T. F., M. L. Collyer, and T. J. Krabbenhoft. 2010. A general hypothesis testing framework for stable isotope ratios in ecological studies. Ecology 91:2227-2233.


·         Osborne, M. J., S. Davenport, C. W. Hoagstrom, and T. F. Turner. 2010. Genetic effective size, Ne, tracks density in a small freshwater cyprinid, Pecos bluntnose shiner (Notropis simus pecosensis).  Molecular Ecology 19:2832-2844.          


·         Turner, T. F., T. J. Krabbenhoft, and A. S. Burdett. 2010. Reproductive phenology and fish community structure in an arid-land river system. Pages 427–446 in K. B. Gido and D. A. Jackson, editors. Community ecology of stream fishes: concepts, approaches, and techniques. American Fisheries Society Symposium 73, Bethesda, Maryland.




·         McPhee, M.V., and T. F. Turner. 2009. Genealogical diversity suggests multiple introductions of white sucker (Catostomus commersonii) into the Rio Grande, New Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 54:486-493.


·         Wilson, W. D., and T. F. Turner. 2009. Phylogenetic analysis of the Pacific salmon and trout (Oncorhynchus: Salmonidae) based on mtDNA ND4 sequences:  a closer look at the highly fragmented inland species.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52: 406-415.          


·         Turner, T. F., M.J. Osborne, T. E. Dowling, M. V. McPhee, R. E. Broughton, and J. R. Gold. 2009 Microsatellite markers for the endangered razorback sucker, Xyrauchen texanus, are widely applicable to genetic studies of other catostomine fishes Conservation Genetics 10: 551-553.


·         Moyer, G. R., R. A. Remington, and T. F. Turner.  2009.  Incongruent gene trees, complex evolutionary processes, and the phylogeny of a group of North American minnows (Hybognathus Agassiz 1855).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50: 514-525.




·         McPhee, M. V., M. J. Osborne, and T. F. Turner. 2008. Genetic diversity, population structure and demographic history of the Rio Grande sucker, Catostomus plebeius, in New Mexico. Copeia 2008: 189-197.


·         Peters, M. B., and T. F. Turner. 2008. Genetic variation of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC class II β) in

the threatened Gila trout, Oncorhynchus gilae gilae.  Conservation Genetics 9: 257-270.




·         Turner, T. F., T. E. Dowling, P. C. Marsh, B. R. Kesner, and A.T. Kelsen. 2007. Effective size, census size, and genetic monitoring of the endangered razorback sucker, Xyrauchen texanus. Conservation Genetics 8: 417-425.




·         Turner, T. F., M. J. Osborne, G. R. Moyer, M. A. Benavides and D. Alò. 2006. Life history and environmental variation interact to determine the effective population to census size ratio. Proceedings of the Royal Society London – Series B 273: 3065-3073.


·         Turner, T. F., and H. W. Robison. 2006. Genetic diversity of the Caddo madtom, Noturus taylori, with comments on factors that promote genetic divergence in fishes endemic to the Ouachita Highlands. Southwestern Naturalist 51: 338-345.  Honorable mention – Best Paper in Conservation.


·         Pease, A. A., J. J. Davis, M. S. Edwards, and T. F. Turner. 2006. Habitat and resource use by larval and juvenile fishes in an arid-land river (Rio Grande, New Mexico). Freshwater Biology 51: 475 - 486.


·         Osborne, M. J., M. Benavides, D. Alò, and T. F. Turner.  2006.  Genetic effects of hatchery propagation and rearing in the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow, Hybognathus amarus.  Reviews in Fisheries Science 14: 127-138.




  • Osborne, M. J., D. Alò, M. Benavides, and T. F. Turner.  2005.  Genetic effects of captive rearing and propagation in the Rio Grande silvery minnow, Hybognathus amarus.  Fisheries Research. In press.


  • Alò, D., and T. F. Turner.  2005. Effects of habitat fragmentation on effective population size in the endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow. Conservation Biology 19: 1138 – 1148.


  • Osborne, M. J., M. A. Benavides, and T. F. Turner. 2005. Genetic heterogeneity among pelagic egg samples and variance in reproductive success in an endangered freshwater fish, Hybognathus amarus.  Environmental Biology of Fishes 73: 463 – 472.


  • Moyer, G. R., K. O. Winemiller, M. V. McPhee, and T. F. Turner. 2005. Historical demography, selection, and coalescence of mitochondrial and nuclear genes in Prochilodus species of northern South America. Evolution 59: 599-610.


  • Moyer, G. R., M. J. Osborne, and T. F. Turner. 2005. Genetic and ecological dynamics of species replacement in an arid-land river.  Molecular Ecology 14: 1263-1273.




  • Wares, J. P., D. Alò, and T. F. Turner. 2004. A genetic perspective on management and recovery of federally endangered trout (Oncorhynchus gilae) in the American Southwest.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 61: 1890-1899.


  • McPhee, M.V., and T. F. Turner.  2004. No genetic evidence for hybridization between Rio Grande sucker, Catostomous plebeius, and white sucker, C. commersoni, in the upper Rio Grande New Mexico. Environmental Biology of Fishes 71: 85-93.


  • E. Saillant, K. Cizdziel, K. G. O'Malley, T. F. Turner, C. L. Pruett and J. R. Gold.  2004.  Microsatellite markers for red drum, Sciaenops ocellatus.  Gulf of Mexico Science 22 (1): 101-107.


  • Turner, T. F., T. E. Dowling, R. E. Broughton, and J. R. Gold. 2004. Variable microsatellite markers amplify across divergent lineages of cyprinid fishes. Conservation Genetics 5 (2): 279-281.


  • Turner, T. F., M. V. McPhee, P. Campbell, and K. O. Winemiller. 2004. Phylogeography and intraspecific genetic variation of prochilodontid fishes endemic to rivers of northern South America.  J. Fish Biology 64:186-201.




  • Wares, J.P., and T. F. Turner. 2003. Phylogeography and Diversification in Aquatic Mollusks.  In: Molecular Systematics and Phylogeography of Mollusks.  C. Lydeard and D. Lindberg, eds. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C., 328 p.


  • Edwards, M. S., and T. F. Turner. 2003. Stable isotope analysis provides clues about current and past river food webs (New Mexico).  Ecological Restoration 21:49.




  • Turner, T. F., J.P. Wares, and J.R. Gold. 2002.  Genetic effective size is three orders of magnitude lower than adult census size in an abundant, estuarine dependent marine fish (Sciaenops ocellatus). Genetics 162: 1329-1339.


  • Edwards, M.S., T.F. Turner, and Z.D. Sharp. 2002. Short- and long-term effects of fixation and preservation on stable isotope ratios (δ13C, δ15N, δ34S) of fluid-preserved museum specimens Copeia 2002(4):1106-1112.


  • Gold, J.R., and T. F. Turner. 2002. Population structure of red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) in the northern Gulf of Mexico, as inferred from variation in nuclear-encoded microsatellites. Marine Biology 142:249-265.




  • Gold, J.R., C.P. Burridge, and T. F. Turner. 2001. A modified stepping-stone model of population structure in red drum from the northern Gulf of Mexico.  Genetica 111:305-317.


  • Turner, T. F., L.A. Salter, J.R. Gold. 2001. Temporal method estimates of Ne from highly polymorphic loci. Conservation Genetics 2(4):297-308.


  • Charnov, E. L., T. F. Turner, and K.O. Winemiller. 2001. Reproductive constraints and the evolution of life histories with indeterminate growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 98:9460-9464.


  • Turner, T. F. 2001. Comparative study of larval transport and gene flow in darters. Copeia 2001(3): 766-774.



  • Turner T. F., J.C. Trexler, J.L. Harris, and J.L. Haynes. 2000. Nested cladistic analysis indicates population fragmentation shapes genetic diversity in a freshwater mussel. Genetics 154:777-785.




  • Turner, T. F., L.R. Richardson, and J.R. Gold. 1999. Temporal genetic variation of mtDNA and effective female population size of red drum in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Molecular Ecology 8:1223-1230


  • Gold, J.R., L.R. Richardson, and T. F. Turner. 1999. Temporal stability and spatial divergence of mitochondrial DNA haplotype frequencies in red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) from coastal regions of the western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Marine Biology 133:593-602.


  • Turner, T. F., L.R. Richardson, and J.R. Gold. 1998. Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus). Molecular Ecology 7: 1771-1773


  • Turner T. F., and J.C. Trexler. 1998. Ecological and historical associations of gene flow in darters (Teleostei:Percidae). Evolution 52: 1781-1801


  • Turner, T. F., and J.R. Gold. 1998. What kind of genetic information is best for estimating genetic effective population size? A case study of three classes of molecular markers surveyed in red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) from the Gulf of Mexico. Proc. Gulf Coast Fisheries Institute 50:1043-1052


1997 and before

  • Turner, T. F. 1997. Mitochondrial control region sequences and phylogenetic systematics of darters. Copeia 1997(2): 319-338.


  • Turner, T. F., J.C. Trexler, D.N. Kuhn, and H.W. Robison. 1996. Life history variation and comparative phylogeography of darters from the North American central highlands. Evolution 50: 2023-2036.


  • Turner, T. F., J.C. Trexler, G.L. Miller, K. E. Toyer. 1994. Temporal and spatial dynamics of larval and juvenile fishes in a temperate floodplain river. Copeia 1994: 174-183.


  • Turner, T. F., J. E. Ahlquist, M.M. White, and R. Kelsey. 1993. Variation in genome organization and composition of repeated DNAs among three species of fish (Family: Percidae). J. Hered. 93: 70-73.


  • Turner, T. F., J. E. Ahlquist, and M.M. White. 1990. A thermal denaturation study of the genomic DNAs from the North American genera of the fish family Percidae. J. Fish Biol. 37: 531-539.


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