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  • Karageorge, K.W. and R.R. Wilson Jr. 2017. An integrative mating system assessment of a nonmodel, economically important Pacific rockfish (Sebastes melanops) reveals nonterritorial polygamy and conservation implications for a large species flock. Ecology and Evolution 7: 11277-11291.

  • Olson, Cody R and Raymond R Wilson Jr. 2016. Population genetic structure of two abyssal grenadiers of the North Atlantic and northeastern Pacific oceans. Presented at Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Naturalists, 10-13 November, in Monterey, CA.

  • Linnenbrink, Joanne and Raymond R Wilson Jr. 2010. A study of genetic bottlenecks using invasive gobies, Tridentiger barbatus and Tridentiger bisfaciatus, in San Francisco Bay suggests a temporally short recovery period. Presented at Annual Meeting of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 7-8 May, in Los Angeles.

  • Plank, S.M., C.G. Lowe, K.A. Feldheim, R.R. Wilson, Jr and J.A. Brusslan. 2010. Population genetic structure of the round stingray Urobatis halleri (Elasmobranchii: Rajiformes) in southern California and the Gulf of California. Journal of Fish Biology 77: 329-340.

  • Felley, J.D., M. Vecchione and R.R. Wilson, Jr. 2008. Small-scale distribution of deep-sea demersal nekton and other megafauna in the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Deep-Sea Research 55: 153-160.

  • Neighbors, M.A. and R.R. Wilson, Jr. 2006. Deep Sea. In The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters, edited by L.G. Allen, D.J. Pondella and M.H. Horn, 342-383. Berkeley: University of California Press.

  • Neilson, M.E. and R.R. Wilson, Jr. 2005. mtDNA singletons as evidence of a post-invasion genetic bottleneck in yellowfin goby Acanthogobius flavimanus from San Francisco Bay, California. Marine Ecology Progress Series 296: 197-208.

  • Luzier, C.W. and R.R. Wilson, Jr. 2004. Analysis of mtDNA haplotypes of kelp bass tests for sibling dominated recruitment near marine protected areas of the California Channel Islands. Marine Ecology Progress Series 277: 221-230.

  • Wilson, Jr, R.R. and P. Attia. 2003. Interrelationships of the subgenera of Coryphaenoides (Teleostei: Gadiformes: Macrouridae): synthesis of allozyme, peptide mapping, and DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 27: 343-347.

  • Pierce, D.J., B. Mahmoudi and R.R. Wilson Jr. 2001. Age and growth of the scaled herring, Harengula jaguana, from Florida waters, as indicated by microstructure of the sagittae. Fishery Bulletin 99: 202-209.

  • Wilson, Jr, R.R. 2001. A new species of Nezumia (Gadiformes: Macrouridae) from Fieberling Guyot, eastern North Pacfic Ocean. Revista de Biologia Tropical 49: 29-37.

  • Donaldson, K.A. and R.R. Wilson, Jr. 1999. Amphi-Panamic geminates of snook (Percoidei: Centropomidae) provide a calibration of the divergence rate in the mitochondrial DNA control region of fishes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 13: 208-213.

  • Wilson, Jr, R.R. and K.A. Donaldson. 1998. Restriction digest of PCR-amplified mtDNA from fin clips is an assay for sequence genetic "tags" among hundreds of fish in wild populations. Molecular Marine Biology and Biotechnology 7: 39-47.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R., K.A. Donaldson, M.E. Frischer and T.B. Young. 1997. Mitochondrial DNA control region of common snook and its prospect for use as a genetic tag. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 126: 594-605.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. and K.M. Burns. 1996. Survival of released groupers estimated from shipboard and in-situ observations, and tag-recapture data. Bulletin of Marine Science 58: 234-247.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. 1994. Interrelationships of the subgenera of Coryphaenoides (Gadiformes: Macrouridae): Comparison of protein electrophoresis and peptide mapping. Copeia: 42-50.

  • Tringali, M.D. and R.R. Wilson Jr. 1993. mtDNA haplotype frequencies differ significantly between Spanish sardines from the eastern Gulf of Mexico and southern Brazil. Fishery Bulletin 91: 362-370.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R., J.F. Siebenaller and B.J. Davis. 1991. A phylogentic analysis of species of three subgenera of Coryphaenoides (Teleostei:Gadiformes) by peptide mapping of homologs of LDHA-4. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 19: 277-287.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. and P.D. Alberdi. 1991. An electrophoretic study of Spanish sardine suggests a single predominant species in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, Sardinella aurita. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 48: 792-798.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. 1988. Anaylsis of growth zones and microstructure in otoliths of two macrourids from the North Pacific abyss. Environmental Biology of Fishes 21: 251-261.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. and F.C. Knowles. 1987. Temperature adaptation of fish hemoglobins reflected in rates of autoxidation. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 255: 210-213.

  • Bucklin, A.C., R.R. Wilson Jr and K.L. Smith Jr. 1987. Genetic differentiation between seamount and basin populations of the deep-sea amphipod Eurythenes gryllus. Deep-Sea Research 34: 1243-1254.

  • Rosenblatt, R.H. and R.R. Wilson, Jr. 1987. Eastern Pacific cutlassfishes of the genus Lepidopus with descriptions of two new species. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 33: 342-351.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. and R.S. Kaufmann. 1987. Seamount biota and biogeography. In Seamounts, Islands, and Atolls, edited by P. Fryer and R. Batiza, 355-377. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R., K.L. Smith Jr and R.H. Rosenblatt. 1985. Megafauna associated with bathyal seamounts in the central North Pacific Ocean. Deep-Sea Research 32: 1243-1254.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. and K.L. Smith Jr. 1985. Live capture, maintence, and partial decompression of a deep-sea grenadier fish (Coryphaenoides acrolepis) in a hyperbaric trap-aquarium. Deep-Sea Research 32: 1571-1582.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. 1985. Depth-related changes in sagitta morphology in six species of macrourid fishes of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Copeia: 1011-1017.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. and R.S. Waples. 1984. Electrophoretic and biometric variability in the abyssal grenadier Coryphaenoides armatus of the western North Atlantic, eastern South Pacific, and eastern North Pacific Oceans. Marine Biology 80: 227-237.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. and K.L. Smith Jr. 1984. Effect of near bottom currents on detection of bait by the abyssal grenadier fishes (Coryphaenoides spp.) recorded in situ with a video camera on a free vehicle. Marine Biology 80: 227-237.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. and R.S. Waples. 1983. Distribution, morphology, and biochemical genetics of Coryphaenoides armatus and C. yaquinae (Macrouridae) in the central and eastern North Pacific. Deep-Sea Research 30: 1127-1145.

  • Wilson Jr, R.R. 1982. A comparison of ages estimated by the polarized light method with ages estimated by vertebrae in females of Coryphaenoides acrolepis (Pisces:Macroruidae). Deep-Sea Research 29: 1373-1379.

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Positions & Honors

  • 2004-2006 – Chairman, Board of Governors, Ocean Studies Institute, Southern California CSU

  • 2002-2006 – Director, American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists, Southern and Baja California, Mexico District

  • 2001-2004 – Member of the Board of Directors, Southern California Academy of Sciences

  • 2000-present – Fellow, American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists

  • 1999-present – Member, Southern California Academy of Sciences

  • 1986-1987 – Postdoctoral Fellow, National Science Foundation

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Lowe, C – CSU Long Beach

  • Luzier, C – US Fish and Wildlife

  • Neilson, M – US Geological Survey

  • Rosenblatt, R – Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  • Smith, K – MBARI

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