Peter’s Google Scholar Profile

2020

Larouche, O., B. Benton, K.A. Corn, S.T. Friedman, D. Gross, M. Iwan, B. Kessler, C.M. Martinez, S. Rodriguez, H. Whelpley, P.C. Wainwright, S.A. Price. 2020. Reef-associated fishes have more maneuverable body shapes at a macroevolutionary scale. Coral Reefs. 1:13. doi: 10.1007/s00338-020-01976-w PDF
Friedman, S.T., S.A. Price, K.A. Corn, O. Larouche, C.M. Martinez, P.C. Wainwright. 2020. Body shape diversification along the benthic–pelagic axis in marine fishes. Proc. R. Soc. B. 287: 20201053. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1053. PDF
Hodge, J.R., F. Santini and P.C. Wainwright. 2020. Correlated evolution of sex allocation and mating system in wrasses and parrotfishes. American Naturalist. 196: doi: 10.1086/708764. PDF
Burress, E. D., C. M. Martinez and P. C. Wainwright. 2020. Decoupling of the jaws promotes trophic diversity in cichlid fishes. Evolution. 74:950-961. doi:10.1111/evo.13971. PDF
Burress, E. D. and P. C. Wainwright. 2020. A peacock bass functional novelty relaxes a constraint imposed by the classic cichlid pharyngeal jaw innovation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. doi: 10.1093/biolinnean/blaa050. PDF
Hodge J. R., F. Santini, and P. C. Wainwright. 2020. Colour dimorphism in labrid fishes as an adaptation to life on coral reefs. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.0167. PDF
Price, S.A., O. Larouche, S.T. Friedman, K.A. Corn , P.C. Wainwright, and C.M. Martinez. 2020.  A CURE for a major challenge in phenomics: a practical guide to implementing a quantitative specimen-based undergraduate research experience. Integrative Organismal Biology. doi: 10.1093/iob/obaa004. PDF

2019

Burress, E.D., M. Tan, and P.C. Wainwright. 2019. Head Shape Modulates Diversification of a Classic Cichlid Pharyngeal Jaw Innovation. The American Naturalist. 194:5, 693-706. doi: 10.1086/705392. PDF
Martinez, C.M. and P.C. Wainwright. 2019. Extending the Geometric Approach for Studying Biomechanical Motions. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 59:3, 684-695. doi: 10.1093/icb/icz115. PDF
Price, S.A., S.T. Friedman, K.A. Corn, C.M. Martinez, O. Larouche, P.C. Wainwright. 2019. Building a body shape morphospace of teleostean fishes. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 59:3, 716-730. doi: 10.1093/icb/icz115. PDF
Martinez, C.M., B.H. Kao, J.S. Sparks, and P.C. Wainwright. 2019. Pectoral Dimorphism Is a Pervasive Feature of Skate Diversity and Offers Insight into their evolution. Integrative Organismal Biology. 1:1, 1-14. doi:10.1093/iob/obz012. PDF
Friedman, S.T., C.M. Martinez, S.A. Price, and P.C. Wainwright. 2019. The influence of size on body shape diversification across Indo-Pacific shore fishes. Evolution. 73: 1873-1884. doi:10.1111/evo.13755. PDF
Tavera, J.J. and P.C. Wainwright. 2019. Geography of speciation affects rate of trait divergence in haemulid fishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 286: 20182852. PDF
Burress, E.D.  and Wainwright, P.C. 2019. Adaptive radiation in labrid fishes: a central role for functional novelties during 65 My of relentless diversification. Evolution. doi:10.1111/evo.13670. PDF

2018

Borstein, S.R., J.A. Fordyce, B.C. O’Meara, P.C. Wainwright and M.D. McGee. 2018. Reef fish functional traits evolve fastest at trophic extremes. Nature Ecology & Evolution. doi:10.1038/s41559-018-0725-x. PDF
Iglesias, T.L., A. Dornburg, D.L. Warren, P.C. Wainwright, L. Schmitz, and E.P. Economo. 2018. Taking a dim view of life in the ocean: the impact of dim-light vision on neural investment in marine teleosts. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 31:1082-1092. PDF
Martinez, C.M., M.D. McGee, S.R. Borstein and P.C. Wainwright. 2018. Feeding ecology underlies the evolution of cichlid jaw mobility. Evolution. doi:10.1111/evo.13518. PDF
Longo, S.J., T. Goodearly and P.C. Wainwright. 2018. Extremely fast feeding strikes are powered by elastic recoil in a seahorse relative, the snipefish, Macroramphosus scolopaxProceedings of the Royal Society B. 285:20181078. PDF
Wainwright, P.C. and S.A. Price. 2018. Innovation and diversity of the feeding mechanism in parrotfishes. pp. 26-41. In: The Biology and Ecology of Parrotfishes (A. S. Hoey, R. M. Bonaldo eds). CRC Press. PDF
Hodge, J.R., C. Alim, N.G. Bertrand, W. Lee, S.A. Price, B. Tran and P.C. Wainwright. 2018. Ecology shapes the evolutionary trade-off between predator avoidance and defense in coral reef butterflyfishes. Ecology Letters. 21:1033-1042. doi: 10.1111/ele.12969. PDF
Tavera, J., A. Acero and P.C. Wainwright. 2018. Multilocus phylogeny, divergence times, and a major role for the benthic-to-pelagic axis in diversification of grunts (Haemulidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 121: 212-223. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2017.12.032. PDF
Wainwright, P.C., F. Santini, D.R. Bellwood, D.R. Robertson, L.A. Rocha, M.E. Alfaro. 2018. Phylogenetics and geography of speciation in New World Halichoeres wrasses. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 121:35-45. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2017.12.028. PDF

2017

Hernandez, L.P., D. Adriaens, C.H. Martin, P.C. Wainwright, B. Masschaele, and M. Dierick. 2017. Building trophic specializations that result in substantial niche partitioning within a young  adaptive  radiation.  Journal of Anatomy. doi: 10.1111/joa.12742. PDF
Konow N, Price S, Abom R, Bellwood D, Wainwright P. 2017. Decoupled diversification dynamics of feeding  morphology following a major functional innovation in marine butterflyfishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 284: 20170906. PDF
Longo, S. J., B. C. Faircloth, A. Meyer, M. W. Westneat, M. E. Alfaro, and P. C. Wainwright. 2017. Phylogenomic analysis of a rapid radiation of misfit fishes (Syngnathiformes) using ultraconserved elements. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 113: 33-48. PDF
Wainwright, Peter C., and Sarah J. Longo. 2017. Functional Innovations and the Conquest of the Oceans by Acanthomorph Fishes.  Current Biology. 27, 11: R550-R557. PDF
Dornburg, Alex, Jeffrey P. Townsend, Willa Brooks, Elizabeth Spriggs, Ron I. Eytan, Jon A. Moore, Peter C. Wainwright, Alan Lemmon, Emily Moriarty Lemmon, and Thomas J. Near. 2017. New insights on the sister lineage of percomorph fishes with an anchored hybrid enrichment dataset. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 110, 27-38 PDF
Fulton, Christopher J., Peter C. Wainwright, Andrew S. Hoey, and David R. Bellwood. 2017. Global ecological success of Thalassoma fishes in extreme coral reef habitats. Ecology and Evolution. 7:1, 466-472. PDF

2016

Friedman, S. T., Price, S. A., A. S. Hoey and P. C. Wainwright. 2016. Ecomorphological convergence in zooplanktivorous surgeonfishes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 29, 965-978. PDF
Wainwright, Peter C., and Samantha A. Price. 2016. The impact of organismal innovation on functional and ecological diversification. Integrative and comparative biology. 56:3, 479-488. PDF
McGee, Matthew D., Brant C. Faircloth, Samuel R. Borstein, Jimmy Zheng, C. Darrin Hulsey, Peter C. Wainwright, and Michael E. Alfaro. 2016. Replicated divergence in cichlid radiations mirrors a major vertebrate innovation.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 283:1822. PDF
Longo, Sarah J., Matthew D. McGee, Christopher E. Oufiero, Thomas B. Waltzek, and Peter C. Wainwright. 2016. Body ram, not suction, is the primary axis of suction-feeding diversity in spiny-rayed fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology. 219:1, 119-128. PDF
Price, S.A., S.T. Friedman and P.C. Wainwright. 2016. How predation shaped fish: the impact of fin spines on body form evolution across teleosts. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 282:20152620. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.2620. PDF

2015

McGee, Matthew D., Samuel R. Borstein, Russell Y. Neches, Heinz H. Buescher, Ole Seehausen, and Peter C. Wainwright. 2015. A pharyngeal jaw evolutionary innovation facilitated extinction in Lake Victoria cichlids. Science. 350:6264, 1077-1079. PDF
Near, T.J., A. Dornburg, R. C. Harrington, C. Oliveira, T. W. Pietsch, C. E. Thacker, T. P. Satoh, E. Katayama, P. C. Wainwright, J. T. Eastman and J. M. Beaulieu. 2015. Identification of the notothenioid sister lineage illuminates the biogeographic history of an Antarctic adaptive radiation. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 15:109. doi:10.1186/s12862-015-0362-9. PDF
Price, S.A., T. Claverie, T.J. Near and P.C. Wainwright. 2015. Phylogenetic insights into the history and diversification of fishes on reefs. Coral Reefs. 34, 997-1009. PDF
Martin, C.H., J.S. Cutler, J.P. Friel, C. Dening T., G. Coop, and P.C. Wainwright. 2015. Complex histories of repeated colonization and hybrization cast doubt on the clearest examples of sympatric speciation in the wild. Evolution. 69, 1406-1422 doi:10.1111/evo.12674. PDF
Higham, T.E., W.J. Stewart and P.C. Wainwright. 2015. Turbulence, temperature, and turbidity: The ecomechanics of predator-prey interactions in fishes. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 55, 6-20. doi:10.1093/icb/icv052. PDF
Motani, R. and P.C. Wainwright. 2015. How warm is too warm for the life cycle of actinopterygian fishes? Scientific Reports. 5, 11597. doi:10.1038/srep11597. PDF
McGee, M. D., J. W. Reustle, C. E. Oufiero, and P. C. Wainwright. 2015. Intermediate kinematics produce inferior feeding performance in a classic case of natural hybridization. American Naturalist. 186, 807-814. PDF
Cohn, B. A., Collin, S. P., Wainwright, P. C., and Schmitz, L. 2015. Retinal topography maps in R: New tools for the analysis and visualization of spatial retinal data. Journal of vision. 15(9):19, 1-10. PDF
Eytan, R. I., B. R. Evans, A. Dornburg, A. R. Lemmon, E. M. Lemmon, P. C. Wainwright and T. J. Near. 2015. Are 100 Enough? Inferring acanthomorph teleost phylogeny using anchored hybrid enrichment. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 15:113. doi:10.1186/s12862-015-0415-0. PDF
Wood, H.M., R.G. Gillespie, C.E. Griswold and P. C. Wainwright. 2015. Why is Madagascar special? The extraordinarily slow adaptive radiation in pelican spiders (Araneae, Archaeidae). Evolution. 69:462-481. PDF
Wainwright, P. C. 2015. News & Views. Perspective: Why are marine adaptive radiations rare in Hawai’i? Molecular Ecology. 24, 523-524. PDF
Wainwright, P.C., M.D. McGee, S.A. Longo and L.P. Hernandez. 2015. Suction feeding in vertebrates: origins, innovations and diversification. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 55, 134-145. doi:10.1093/icb/icv026. PDF

2014

Collar, D. C., P. C. Wainwright, M. E. Alfaro, L. J. Revell, and R. S. Mehta. 2014. A novel feeding mode disrupts evolutionary integration of the skull in eels. Nature Communications. 5:5505. doi: 10.1038/ncomms6505. PDF
Claverie, T. and P. C. Wainwright. 2014. A morphospace for reef fishes: Elongation is the dominant axis of body shape evolution. PLoS One. 9:11, e112732. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112732. PDF
Price, S. A, L. Schmitz, C. E. Oufiero, R. I. Eytan, A. Dornburg, W. L. Smith, M. Friedman , T. J. Near, and P.C. Wainwright. 2014. Two waves of niche-filling straddling the K-Pg boundary formed the modern reef fish fauna. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 281:UNSP:20140321. PDF
Collar, D. C., J. S. Reece, M. E. Alfaro, P. C. Wainwright and R. S. Mehta. 2014. Imperfect convergence in morphological systems: variable responses among cranial structures underlie transitions to durophagy in moray eels. American Naturalist. 183:168-184. PDF
Jamniczky, H.A., E.E. Harper, R. Garner, W.A. Cresko, P.C. Wainwright, B. Hallgrimsson and C.B. Kimmel. 2014. Association between integration structure and functional evolution in the opercular four-bar apparatus of the threespine stickleback, Gasterosteusaculeatus (Pisces, Gasterosteidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 111, 375-390. PDF

2013

Schmitz, L., R. Motani, C. E. Oufiero, C. H. Martin, M. D. McGee, P. C. Wainwright. 2013. Potential enhanced ability of giant squid to detect sperm whales is an exaptation tied to their large body size. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 13:226. PDF
McGee, M. D., D. Schluter and P. C. Wainwright. 2013.  Functional basis of ecological divergence in sympatric stickleback. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 13:277. PDF
Friedman, M T., B. P. Keck, A. Dornburg, R. I. Eytan, C. H. Martin, C. D. Hulsey, P. C. Wainwright, T. J. Near. 2013. Molecular and fossil evidence place the origin of cichlid fishes long after Gondwanan rifting. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 280:UNSP:20131733. PDF
Near, T.J., A. Dornburg, R.I. Eytan, B.P. Keck, W.L. Smith, K.L. Kuhn, J.A. Moore, S.A. Price, F.T. Burbrink, M. Friedman and P.C. Wainwright. 2013. Phylogeny and tempo of diversification in the superradiation of spiny-rayed fishes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi:10.1073/pnas.1304661110. PDF
Schmitz, L., R. Motani, C. E. Oufiero, C. H. Martin, M. D. McGee, A. R. Gamarra, J. J. Lee, P. C. Wainwright. 2013. Allometry indicates giant eyes of Giant Squid are not exceptional. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 13:45. PDF
Fulton, C. J., S. A. Binning, P. C. Wainwright and D. R. Bellwood. 2013. Wave-induced stress shapes phenotypic diversity in coral reef fish across geographical cline. Coral Reefs.  32, 685–689. PDF
Martin, C. H. and P. C. Wainwright. 2013. A remarkable species flock of Cyprinodon pupfishes endemic to San Salvador Island, Bahamas. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum. 54, 231-240. PDF
Martin, C. H. and P. C. Wainwright. 2013. On the measurement of ecological novelty: scale-eating pupfish are separated by 168 my from other scale-eating fishes. PLoS One. 8:8, e71164. PDF
McGee, M.D. and P.C. Wainwright. 2013. Convergent evolution as a generator of phenotypic diversity in threespine stickleback. Evolution. 67: 1204-1208. PDF
McGee, M. D. and P. C. Wainwright. 2013. Sexual dimorphism in the feeding kinematics of threespine stickleback. Journal of Experimental Biology. 216:835-840. PDF
Price S. A., J. Tavera, T. J. Near and P. C. Wainwright. 2013. Elevated rates of morphological and functional diversification in reef-dwelling haemulid fishes. Evolution. 67:417-428. PDF
Martin, C. H. and P. C. Wainwright. 2013. Multiple fitness peaks on the adaptive landscape drive adaptive radiation in the wild. Science. 339, 208-211. PDF

2012

Boettiger, C., D. Temple-Lang and P. C. Wainwright. 2012. rfishbase: exploring, manipulating and visualizing FishBase data in R. Journal of Fish Biology. 81, 2030-2039. PDF
Wainwright, P. C., W. L. Smith, S. A. Price, K. L. Tang, L. A. Ferry, J. S. Sparks and T. J. Near. 2012. The evolution of pharyngognathy: a phylogenetic and functional appraisal of the pharyngeal jaw key innovation in labroid fishes and beyond. Systematic Biology. 61, 1001-1027. PDF
Oufiero, C. E., R. A. Holzman, F. A. Young and P. C. Wainwright. 2012. New insights from serranid fishes on the role of trade-offs in suction feeding diversification. Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 3845-3855. PDF
Dornburg, A. J.A. Moore, R. Webster, D.L. Warren, M.C. Brandley, T.L. Iglesias, P.C. Wainwright, T.J. Near. 2012. Molecular phylogenetics of squirrelfishes (Teleostei: Beryciformes: Holocentridae): reconciling more than 100 years of taxonomic confusion. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 65, 727-738. PDF
Near, T. J., R. I. Eytan, A. Dornburg, K. L. Kuhn, J. A. Moore, M. P. Davis, P. C. Wainwright, M. Friedman and W. L. Smith. 2012. Resolution of ray-finned fish phylogeny and timing of diversification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109, 13698-13703. PDF
Skorczewski, T., A. Cheer and P. C. Wainwright. 2012. The benefits from flat circular mouths on suction feeding performance. Journal of the Royal Society. 9, 1767-1773. PDF
Near, T. J., M. Sandel, K. L. Kuhn, P. J. Unmack, P. C. Wainwright and W. L. Smith. 2012. Nuclear gene-inferred phylogenies resolve the relationships of the enigmatic pygmy sunfishes, Elassoma (Teleostei: Percomorpha). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 63, 388-395. PDF
Staab, K. L., R. Holzman, L. P. Hernandez & P. C. Wainwright. 2012. Independently evolved upper jaw protrusion shows convergent hydrodynamic function in teleost fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 1456-1463. PDF
Holzman, R., D. C. Collar, S. A. Price, C. D. Hulsey, R. C. Thomson & P. C. Wainwright. 2012. Biomechanical trade-offs bias rates of evolution in the feeding apparatus of fishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 279, 1287-1292. PDF

2011

Carroll, A. M. and P. C. Wainwright. 2011. Scaling of in vivo velocity during feeding in the largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides (Centrarchidae). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 84, 618-624. PDF
Holzman, R., Collar, D. C., Mehta, R. S. & P. C. Wainwright. 2011. An integrative approach to elucidate suction feeding performance. Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 1-13. PDF
Schmitz, L. and P. C. Wainwright. 2011. Nocturnality limits morphological and functional diversity of eyes of reef fishes. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 11:338. PDF
Price, S. A., Holzman, R., Near, T. J. & Wainwright, P. C. 2011. Coral reefs promote the evolution of morphological diversity and ecological novelty in labrid fishes. Ecology Letters. 14, 462-469. PDF
Holzman, R. S., D. C. Collar, R. S. Mehta & P. C. Wainwright. 2011. Mechanical complexity can mitigate evolutionary trade-offs. American Naturalist. 177, E69-E83. PDF
Schmitz, L. and P. C. Wainwright. 2011. Ecomorphology of the eyes and skull in zooplanktivorous labrid fishes. Coral Reefs. 30, 415-428. PDF
Martin, C. H. and P. C. Wainwright. 2011. Trophic novelty is linked to exceptional rates of morphological diversification in two adaptive radiations of Cyprinodon pupfishes. Evolution. 65, 2197-2212 PDF

2010

Mehta, R. S., A. B. Ward, M. E. Alfaro & P. C. Wainwright. 2010. Elongation of the body in eels. Integrative & Comparative Biology. 50, 1091-1105. PDF
Tran, H. Q., R. S. Mehta & P. C. Wainwright. 2010. Effects of ram speed on prey capture kinematics of the Indo-Pacific tarpon, Megalops cyprinoides. Zoology. 113, 75-84. PDF
Price, S. A. , P. C. Wainwright, D. R. Bellwood, E. Kazancioglu, D. C. Collar, and T. J. Near.  2010. Functional innovations and morphological diversification in parrotfishes. Evolution. 64:10, 3057-3068. PDF
Carlson, R.L. and P.C. Wainwright. 2010.  The ecological morphology of darter fishes (Percidae: Etheostomatinae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 100, 30-45. PDF
Skorczewski, T., P. C. Wainwright, A. Cheer, S. Cheung. 2010. Use of computational fluid dynamics to study forces exerted on prey by aquatic suction feeders. Journal of the Royal Society. 7, 475-484. PDF

2009

Alfaro M. E., C. D. Brock, B. Banbury, P. C. Wainwright. 2009. Does evolutionary innovation in pharyngeal jaws lead to adaptive radiation in labrid fishes? BMC Evolutionary Biology. 9:255. PDF
Carroll, A. M. & P. C. Wainwright. 2009. Energetic limitations on suction feeding performance in Centrarchidae. Journal of Experimental Biology. 212, 3241-3251. PDF
Holzman, R. & Wainwright, P. C. 2009. How to surprise a copepod: Strike kinematics reduce hydrodynamic disturbance and increase stealth of suction feeding fishes. Limnology and Oceanography. 54, 2201–2212. PDF
Kazancioglu, E., T. J. Near, R. Hanel, and P. C. Wainwright. 2009. Influence of feeding functional morphology and sexual selection on diversification rate of parrotfishes (Scaridae). Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 276, 3439-3446. PDF
Collar, D. C., B. O’Meara, P. C. Wainwright and T. J. Near. 2009. Has an adaptive peak limited trophic diversity in Micropterus (Teleostei: Centrarchidae)? Evolution. 63, 1557-1573. PDF
Carlson, R.L, P.C. Wainwright, and T.J. Near.  2009. Relationship between species co-occurrence and rate of morphological change in Percina darters (Percidae: Etheostomatinae). Evolution. 63:3, 767-778. PDF

2008

Wainwright, P. C., R. S. Mehta and T. E. Higham. 2008. Stereotypy, flexibility and coordination: central concepts in behavioral functional morphology. Journal of Experimental Biology. 211, 3523-3528. PDF
Holzman, R., S. W. Day, R. S. Mehta & P. C. Wainwright. 2008. Integrating the determinants of suction feeding performance in fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology. 211, 3295-3305. PDF
Holzman, R., D. C. Collar, S. W. Day, K. L. Bishop and P. C. Wainwright. 2008. Scaling of suction-induced flows in bluegill: morphological and kinematic predictors for the ontogeny of feeding performance. Journal of Experimental Biology. 211, 2658-2668. PDF
Holzman, R., S. W. Day, R. S. Mehta, and P. C. Wainwright. 2008. Jaw protrusion enhances forces exerted on prey by suction feeding fishes. Journal of the Royal Society. 5, 1445-1457. PDF
Bishop, K. L., P. C. Wainwright and R. Holzman. 2008. Anterior to posterior wave of buccal expansion in suction feeding fish is critical for optimizing fluid flow velocity profile. Journal of the Royal Society. 5, 1309-1316. PDF
Mehta, R. S. and P. C. Wainwright. 2008. Functional morphology of the pharyngeal jaw apparatus in moray eels. Journal of Morphology. 269, 604-619. PDF
Bolnick, D. I., M. Turelli, H. Lopez-Fernandez, P. C. Wainwright and T. J. Near. 2008. Accelerated mitochondrial evolution and “Darwin’s corollary”: Asymmetric viability of F1 hybrids in centrarchid fishes. Genetics. 178, 1037-1048. PDF
Konow, N., D. R. Bellwood, P. C. Wainwright and A. M. Kerr. 2008. Novel jaw joints promote trophic diversity in coral reef fishes. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 93, 545-555. PDF
Collar, D. C., P. C. Wainwright, and M. E. Alfaro. 2008. Integrated diversification of locomotion and feeding in labrid fishes. Biology Letters. 4, 84-86. PDF

2007

Wainwright, P. C. 2007. Functional versus morphological diversity in macroevolution. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution & Systematics. 38, 381-401. PDF
Day, S.W., T.E. Higham, and P.C. Wainwright. 2007. Time resolved measurements of the flow generated by suction feeding fish. Experiments in Fluids. 43, 713-724. PDF
Holzman, R. A., S. W. Day, and P. C. Wainwright. 2007. Timing is everything: coordination of strike kinematics affects the forces exerted by suction feeding fish on attached prey. Journal of Experimental Biology. 210, 3328-3336. PDF
Wainwright, P. C., A. M. Carroll, D. C. Collar, S. W. Day, T. E. Higham, and R. A. Holzman. 2007. Suction feeding mechanics, performance, and diversity in fishes. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 47:1, 96-106. PDF
Mehta, R. S. and P. C. Wainwright. 2007. Raptorial pharyngeal jaws help moray eels swallow large prey. Nature. 449, 79-82. PDF
Mehta, R. S. and P. C. Wainwright. 2007. Biting releases constraints on moray eel feeding kinematics. Journal of Experimental Biology. 210, 495-504. PDF
Wainwright, P.C. and S.W. Day. 2007. The forces exerted by aquatic suction feeders on their prey. Journal of the Royal Society. 4, 553-560. PDF

2006

DeVries, M.S. and P.C. Wainwright. 2006. The effects of acute temperature on prey capture kinematics in largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides. Copeia. 3, 437-444. PDF
Collar, D.C. and P.C. Wainwright. 2006. Discordance between morphological and mechanical diversity in the feeding mechanism of centrarchid fishes. Evolution. 60: 2575-2584. PDF
Higham, T.E., S.W. Day and P.C. Wainwright. 2006. The pressures of suction feeding: the relation between buccal pressure and induced fluid speed in centrarchid fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology. 209: 3281-3287. PDF
O’Meara, B. C., C. M. Ané, M. J. Sanderson and P. C. Wainwright. 2006. Testing for different rates of continuous trait evolution in different groups using likelihood. Evolution. 60: 922-933. PDF
Higham, T.E., S.W. Day and P.C. Wainwright. 2006. Mutlidimensional analysis of suction feeding performance in fishes: fluid speed, acceleration, strike accuracy and the ingested volume of water. Journal of Experimental Biology. 209: 2713-2725. PDF
Bolnick, D. I., T. J. Near and P. C. Wainwright. 2006. Comparative evidence that ecological divergence promotes post-zygotic reproductive isolation. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 8:903-913. PDF
Carroll, A. M. and P. C. Wainwright. 2006. Muscle function and power output during suction feeding in largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A. 143(2006): 389-399. PDF
Wainwright, P. C., S. H. Huskey, R. G. Turingan and A. M. Carroll. 2006. Ontogeny of suction feeding capacity in snook, Centropomus undecimalis. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 305A: 246-252. PDF
Bellwood, D.R., P.C. Wainwright, C.J. Fulton and A.S. Hoey. 2006. Functional versatility supports coral reef biodiversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 273: 101-107. PDF

2005

Collar, D. C., T. J. Near and P. C. Wainwright. 2005. Comparative analysis of morphological diversity: trophic evolution in centrarchid fishes. Evolution. 59(8): 1783-1794. PDF
Near, T.J., D.I. Bolnick, and P.C. Wainwright. 2005. Fossil calibrations and molecular divergence time estimates in centrarchid fishes (Teleostei: Centrarchidae). Evolution. 59(8): 1768-1782. PDF
Westneat, M. W., M. E. Alfaro, P. C. Wainwright, D. R. Bellwood, J. R. Grubich, J. Fessler, K. D. Clements, & L. Smith. 2005. Local phylogenetic divergence and global evolutionary convergence of skull function in reef fishes of the family Labridae. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 272: 993-1000. PDF
Fulton, C. J., D. R. Bellwood & P. C. Wainwright. 2005. Wave energy and swimming performance shape coral reef fish assemblages. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, B. 272: 827-832. PDF
Day, S. W., T. E. Higham, A. Y. Cheer & P. C. Wainwright. 2005. Spatial and temporal flow patterns during suction feeding of bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) by Particle Image Velocimetry. Journal of Experimental Biology. 208(14): 2661-2671. PDF
Higham, T. E., S. W. Day and P. C. Wainwright. 2005. Sucking while swimming: evaluating the effects of ram speed on suction generation in bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) using digital particle image velocimetry. Journal of Experimental Biology. 208(14): 2653-2660. PDF
Wainwright, P. C. 2005. Functional morphology of the pharyngeal jaw apparatus. In: Biomechanics of Fishes (R. Shadwick and G. V. Lauder, eds) Academic Press.
Alfaro, M. E., D. I. Bolnick and P. C. Wainwright. 2005. Evolutionary consequences of many-to-one mapping of jaw morphology to mechanics in labrid fishes. American Naturalist. 165(6): E140-E154. PDF
Wainwright, P. C., M. Alfaro, D. I. Bolnick and C. D. Hulsey. 2005. Many-to-one mapping of form to function: a general principle in organismal design? Integrative and Comparative Biology. 45(2): 256-262. PDF

2004

Korff, W. L. and P. C. Wainwright. 2004. Motor pattern control for increasing crushing force in the striped burrfish (Chilomycterus schoepfi). Zoology. 107(4): 335-346. PDF
Carroll, A. M., P. C. Wainwright, S. H. Huskey, D. C. Collar and R. G. Turingan. 2004. Morphology predicts suction feeding performance in centrarchid fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology. 207:3873-3881. PDF
Near, T. J., D. I. Bolnick and P. C. Wainwright. 2004. Investigating phylogenetic relationships of the Centrarchidae (Actinopterygii: Perciformes) using DNA sequence from mitochondrial and nuclear genes. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution. 32:344-357.  PDF
Alfaro, M., D. I. Bolnick and P. C. Wainwright.  2004.  Evolutionary dynamics of complex biomechanical systems. Evolution. 58:495-503. PDF
Wainwright, P. C., D. R. Bellwood, M. W. Westneat, J. R. Grubich & A. S. Hoey. 2004. A functional morphospace for the skull of labrid fishes: patterns of diversity in a complex biomechanical system. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society. 82:1-25. PDF

2003

Ferry-Graham, L.A., P. C. Wainwright and G.V. Lauder. 2003. Quantification of flow during suction feeding in bluegill sunfish. Zoology. 106:159-168. PDF
Waltzek, T. B. and P. C. Wainwright. 2003. Functional morphology of extreme jaw protrusion in neotropical cichlids. Journal of Morphology. 257:96-106. PDF
Carroll, A. M. and P. C. Wainwright. 2003. Functional morphology of feeding in the sturgeon, Scaphirhyncus albus. Journal of Morphology. 256:270-284. PDF

2002

Svanbäck, R., P. C. Wainwright, and L. A. Ferry-Graham. 2002.  Linking cranial kinematics, buccal pressure and suction feeding performance in largemouth bass. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 75:532-543. PDF
Wainwright, P.C. 2002.  The evolution of feeding motor patterns in vertebrates. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 12:691-695. PDF
Ferry-Graham, L. A., P. C. Wainwright, M. W. Westneat, and D. R. Bellwood. 2002.  Mechanisms of benthic prey capture in labrid fishes. Marine Biology. 141:819-830. PDF
Bellwood, D. R., P. C. Wainwright, C. J. Fulton and A. Hoey. 2002.  Assembly rules and functional groups at global biogeographic scales. Functional Ecology. 16:557-562. PDF
Sanford, C. P. J. and P. C. Wainwright.  2002.  Use of sonomicrometry demonstrates link between prey capture kinematics and suction pressure in largemouth bass. Journal of Experimental Biology. 205: 3445-3457. PDF
Wainwright, P. C., D. R. Bellwood and M. W. Westneat. 2002.  Ecomorphology of locomotion in labrid fishes. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 65:47-62. PDF
Ferry-Graham, L. A., D. I. Bolnick, and P. C. Wainwright. 2002.  Using functional morphology to examine the ecology and evolution of specialization. Journal of Integrative and Comparative Biology. 42:265-277. PDF
Hulsey, C. D. and P. C. Wainwright. 2002.  Mapping mechanics into morphospace: disparity in the jaws of labrid fishes.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 269:317-326. PDF
Ferry-Graham, L. A. and P. C. Wainwright.  2002.  Evaluating suction feeding performance in fishes:  Implications for evolutionary diversification. In: Biomechanics in Evolution. (ed.  V.L. Bels, J.P. Gasc and A. Casinos). BIOS, Oxford. Pp. 101-116.
Bellwood, D. R. and Wainwright, P. C.  2002. The history and biogeography of fishes on coral reefs. pp. 5-32.  In: “Coral Reef Fishes. Dynamics and diversity in a complex ecosystem” (P.F. Sale, ed.), Academic Press, San Diego. PDF
Wainwright, P. C. and Bellwood, D. R. 2002. Ecomorphology of feeding in coral reef fishes. pp. 33-55. In: “Coral Reef Fishes. Dynamics and diversity in a complex ecosystem” (P.F. Sale, ed.), Academic Press, San Diego. PDF

2001

Wilga, C. D. R. E. Hueter, P. C. Wainwright, and P. J. Motta. 2001. Evolution of upper jaw protrusion mechanisms in elasmobranchs. American Zoologist. 41:1248-1257. PDF
Wainwright, P. C. and J. P. Friel. 2001.  Behavioral characters and historical properties of motor patterns. In: The Character Concept. (ed. G. Wagner).  Academic Press, San Diego. Pp 285-301.
Bellwood, D. R. and P. C. Wainwright. 2001.  Swimming ability in labrid fishes: Implications for habitat use and cross-shelf distribution on the Great Barrier Reef. Coral Reefs. 20:139-150. PDF
Wainwright, P. C., L. A. Ferry-Graham, T. B. Waltzek, A. M. Carroll, C. D. Hulsey, and J. R. Grubich. 2001.  Evaluating the use of ram and suction during prey capture by cichlid fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology. 204: 3039-3051. PDF
Schenk, S. C. and P. C. Wainwright. 2001.  Dimorphism and the functional basis of claw strength in six brachyuran crabs.  Journal of Zoology, London. 255:105-119. PDF
Fulton, C. J., D. R. Bellwood and P. C. Wainwright. 2001.  The relationship between swimming ability and habitat use in wrasses (Labridae). Marine Biology. 139:25-33. PDF
Ferry-Graham, L. A., P. C. Wainwright, M. W. Westneat and D. R. Bellwood. 2001. Modulation of prey capture kinematics in the cheeklined wrasse, Oxycheilinus digrammus (Teleostei: Labridae). Journal of Experimental Zoology. 290:88-100. PDF
Ferry-Graham, L. A., P. C. Wainwright, C. D. Hulsey, and D. R. Bellwood. 2001.  Evolution and mechanics of long jaws in butterflyfishes (Family Chaetodontidae). Journal of Morphology. 248:120-143. PDF
Ferry-Graham, L. A., P. C. Wainwright, and D. R. Bellwood. 2001.  Prey capture in long-jawed butterflyfishes (Chaetodontidae): the functional basis of novel feeding habits. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 256:167-184. PDF

2000

Wilga, C. D., Wainwright, P. C., and Motta, P. J. 2000.  Evolution of jaw depression mechanics in aquatic vertebrates: insights from Chondrichthys. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 71: 165-185. PDF
Wainwright, P. C., Westneat, M. W., and Bellwood, D. R. 2000.  Linking feeding behavior and jaw mechanics in fishes. In: Biomechanics in Animal Behavior. (eds. P. Domenici and R. Blake). 2000 BIOS Scientific Publishers Ltd, Oxford, U.K. Pp. 207-221.
Wainwright, P. C. and J. P. Friel. 2000.  Effects of prey type on motor pattern variance in tetraodontiform fishes. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 286:563-571 PDF

1999

Wainwright, P. C. 1999.  Review of:  Nature’s Purposes: Analyses of Function and Design in Biology (C. Allen, M. Bekoff, and G. Lauder eds). Quarterly Review of Biology 74:458-459.
Wainwright, P. C. 1999.  Ecomorphology of prey capture in fishes.  In. E. Saksena (ed.) Advances in Ichthyological Research.  Jiwaji University Press, Gwalior India.  Pp. 375-387.
Wainwright P. C. and Shaw, S. S. 1999.  Morphological basis of kinematic diversity in feeding sunfishes. Journal of Experimental Biology. 202:3101-3110. PDF
Friel, J. P. and P. C. Wainwright. 1999.  Evolution of complexity in motor patterns and jaw musculature of tetraodontiform fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology. 202:867-880. PDF
Mittelbach, G. G., C. Osenberg and P. C. Wainwright. 1999.  Variation in feeding morphology between pumpkinseed populations: phenotypic plasticity or evolution?  Evolutionary Ecology Research. 1:1-18. PDF

1998

Friel, J. P. and P. C. Wainwright. 1998.  Evolution of motor pattern in Tetraodontiform fishes: Does muscle duplication lead to functional diversification? Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 53:159-170. PDF

1997

Ralston, K. R. and P. C. Wainwright. 1997.  Functional consequences of trophic specialization in pufferfishes. Functional Ecology. 11:43-52. PDF
Bergert, B. and P. C. Wainwright. 1997.  Morphology and kinematics of feeding in syngnathid fishes. Marine Biology. 127:563-570. PDF
Grubich, J. R. and P. C. Wainwright. 1997.  Motor basis of feeding performance in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides). Journal of Experimental Zoology. 277:1-13. PDF
Friel, J. P. and P. C. Wainwright. 1997.  A model system of structural duplication: Homologies of the adductor mandibulae muscles in tetraodontiform fishes. Systematic Biology. 46:441-463. PDF
Wainwright, P. C. and R. G. Turingan. 1997. Evolution of pufferfish inflation behavior. Evolution.  51:506-518. PDF

1996

Wainwright, P. C. 1996.  Ecological explanation through functional morphology: the feeding biology of sunfishes. Ecology. 77:1336-1343. PDF
Wainwright, P. C. and R. G. Turingan. 1996.  Muscular basis of buccal pressure: inflation behavior in the striped burrfish, Chilomycterus schoepfi. Journal of Experimental Biology. 199:1209-1218. PDF

1995

Wainwright, P. C. and B. A. Richard. 1995.  Predicting patterns of prey use from morphology with fishes. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 44:97-113. PDF
Wainwright, P. C., R. G. Turingan, and E. L. Brainerd. 1995. Functional morphology of pufferfish inflation: mechanism of the buccal pump. Copeia. 1995:614-625. PDF
Turingan, R.G., P.C. Wainwright, and D. Hensley. 1995. Interpopulation variation in prey use and feeding biomechanics in Caribbean triggerfishes. Oecologia. 102:296-304. PDF
Wainwright, P.C. and B.A. Richard. 1995. Scaling the feeding mechanism of the largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides):  motor patterns. Journal of Experimental Biology. 198:1161-1171. PDF
Richard, B. A. and P. C. Wainwright. 1995.  Scaling the feeding mechanism of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides):  kinematics of prey capture. Journal of Experimental Biology. 198:419-433. PDF

1994

Reilly, S. M. and P. C. Wainwright. 1994.  Conclusion: Ecological morphology and the power of integration. In: Ecological Morphology: Integrative Organismal Biology. eds, P. C. Wainwright and S. M. Reilly. Chicago, Univ. Chicago Press. pp 339-354.
Wainwright, P. C. and S. M. Reilly. 1994.  Introduction.  In: Ecological Morphology: Integrative Organismal Biology.  eds, P. C. Wainwright and S. M. Reilly. Chicago, Univ. Chicago Press. pp 1-9.
Wainwright, P. C. 1994.  Functional morphology as a tool in ecological research. In: Ecological Morphology: Integrative Organismal Biology. eds, P. C. Wainwright and S. M. Reilly.  Chicago, Univ. Chicago Press.  pp 42-59.
Wainwright, P. C. and S. M. Reilly. 1994. (editors)  Ecological morphology: integrative organismal biology.  Chicago, University of Chicago Press.

1993

Wainwright, P. C. and R. G. Turingan. 1993.  Coupled vs uncoupled functional systems: motor plasticity in the queen triggerfish, Balistes vetula (Teleostei, Balistidae). Journal of Experimental Biology. 180:209-227. PDF
Turingan, R. G. and P. C. Wainwright. 1993.  Morphological and functional bases of durophagy in the queen triggerfish, Balistes vetula (Pisces, Tetraodontiformes).  Journal of Morphology. 215:101-118. PDF

1992

Lauder, G. V. and P. C. Wainwright. 1992.  Function and history: the pharyngeal jaw apparatus in primitive ray-finned fishes.  In: R. L. Mayden (ed.) Systematics, Historical Ecology, and North American Fishes.  American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.  Stanford University Press, Stanford. pp. 445-471. PDF
Wainwright, P. C. and G. V. Lauder. 1992.  The evolution of feeding biology in sunfishes (Centrarchidae).  In: R. L. Mayden (ed.) Systematics, Historical Ecology, and North American Fishes. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.  Stanford University Press, Stanford. pp. 472-491.
Wainwright, P. C. and A. F. Bennett. 1992.  The mechanism of tongue projection in chameleons. II. role of shape PDF
Wainwright, P. C. and A. F. Bennett. 1992. The mechanism of tongue projection in chameleons. I. electromyographic tests of functional hypotheses. Journal of Experimental Biology. 168:1-22. PDF
Mittelbach, G. G., C. W. Osenberg and P. C. Wainwright. 1992. Variation in resource abundance affects diet and feeding morphology in the pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus). Oecologia. 90:8-13. PDF
Osenberg, C. W., G. G. Mittelbach and P. C. Wainwright. 1992.  Two-stage life histories in fish: The interaction between juvenile competition and adult performance. Ecology. 73: 255-267. PDF
So, K.-K. J., Wainwright, P. C. and A. F. Bennett. 1992.  Kinematics of prey processing in Chamaeleo jacksonii: conservation of function with morphological specialization. Journal of Zoology, London. 226:47-64. PDF

1991

Wainwright, P. C., G.V. Lauder, C. W. Osenberg and G. G. Mittelbach. 1991. The functional basis of intraspecific trophic diversification in sunfishes. In The Unity of Evolutionary Biology, ed, E. Dudley, pp. 515-529. Dioscorides Press, Portland, OR. PDF
Wainwright, P. C. 1991.  Ecological morphology: experimental functional anatomy for ecological problems. American Zoologist. 31:680-693. PDF
Wainwright, P. C., D. M. Kraklau and A. F. Bennett. 1991.  Kinematics of tongue projection in Chamaeleo oustaleti. Journal of Experimental Biology. 159:109-133. PDF
Wainwright, P. C., C. W. Osenberg and G. G. Mittelbach. 1991.  Trophic polymorphism in the pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus): environmental effects on ontogeny. Functional Ecology. 5:40-55. PDF

1990

Jayne, B. C., G. V. Lauder, S. M. Reilly and P. C. Wainwright. 1990.  The effect of sampling rate on the analysis of digital electromyograms from vertebrate muscle. Journal of Experimental Biology. 154:557-565. PDF
Wainwright, P.C. 1990.  Evolution of organismal complexity.  Review of: Complex Organismal Functions: Integration and Evolution in Vertebrates.  D. B. Wake and G. Roth (eds.). Cladistics. 6:315-316.

1980s

Westneat, M. and P.C. Wainwright. 1989.  The feeding mechanism of the sling-jaw wrasse, Epibulus insidiator (Labridae; Teleostei): evolution of a novel functional system. Journal of Morphology. 202: 129-150. PDF
Wainwright, P.C., C. J. Sanford, S. M. Reilly and G. V. Lauder. 1989.  Evolution of motor patterns: aquatic feeding in salamanders and ray-finned fishes. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 34:329-341. PDF
Wainwright, P.C. 1989.  Functional morphology of the pharyngeal jaws in perciform fishes: an experimental analysis of the Haemulidae. Journal of Morphology. 200: 231-245. PDF
Wainwright, P.C. 1989.  Prey processing in haemulid fishes: patterns of variation in pharyngeal jaw muscle activity. Journal of Experimental Biology. 141: 359-376. PDF
Wainwright, P.C. 1988.  Morphology and ecology: the functional basis of feeding constraints in Caribbean labrid fishes. Ecology. 69: 635-645 PDF
Wainwright, P.C. 1987.  Biomechanical limits to ecological performance: mollusc crushing by the Caribbean hogfish, Lachnolaimus maximus (Labridae). Journal of Zoology, London. 213: 283-298. PDF
Lauder, G.V., P.C. Wainwright and E. Findeis. 1986.  Physiological mechanisms of aquatic prey capture in sunfishes: functional determinants of buccal pressure changes. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 84A: 729-734. PDF
Wainwright, P.C. and G.V. Lauder. 1986.  Feeding biology of sunfishes: patterns of variation in the feeding mechanism. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 88: 217-228. PDF
Wainwright, P.C. 1986.  Motor correlates of learning behaviour: feeding on novel prey by pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus). Journal of Experimental Biology. 126: 237-247. PDF
Lewis, S.M. and P.C. Wainwright. 1985.  Herbivore abundance and grazing intensity on a Caribbean coral reef. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 87: 215-228. PDF