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Original Research Articles

Wagner, M.*, Bračun, S.*, Dünser, A., Sturmbauer, C., Gessl, W. & Pashay E. H. (2022) Expression variations in Ectodysplasin-A gene (eda) may contribute to morphological divergence of scales in Haplochromine cichlids. BMC Ecology and Evolution. 22 (1). 1-16. PDF

Pfingstl, T., Wagner, M., Baumann, J., Neethling, J. A., Bardel-Kahr, I., & Hugo-Coetzee, E. A. (2022). Contrasting phylogeographic patterns of intertidal mites (Acari, Oribatida) along the South African shoreline. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 1-13. PDF

Bračun, S., Wagner, M., & Koblmüller, S. (2022) Spatio-temporal occurrence patterns of epibiota along the leaves of the seagrass Cymodocea nodosa in the Northern Adriatic Sea. Marine Biology Research. 17 (7-8). 592-602. PDF

Wagner, M., Zogaris, S., Berrebi, P., Freyhof, J., Koblmüller, S., Magnan, P., & Laporte, M. (2021). Diversity and biogeography of Mediterranean freshwater blennies (Blenniidae, Salaria). Diversity and Distributions. 27 (9). 1832-1847. PDF

Pfingstl, T., Wagner, M., Hiruta, S. F., Bardel‐Kahr, I., Hagino, W., & Shimano, S. (2021). Geological and paleoclimatic events reflected in phylogeographic patterns of intertidal arthropods (Acari, Oribatida, Selenoribatidae) from southern Japanese islands. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research. 59. 1273-1296. PDF

Gohla, J., Bračun, S., Gretschel, G., Koblmüller, S., Wagner, M., Pacher, C. (2021). Potassium carbonate (K2CO3) – A cheap, non-toxic and high-density floating solution for microplastic isolation from beach sediments. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 170. 112618. PDF

Rhie, A., McCarthy, S. A., Fedrigo, O., Damas, J., Formenti, G., Koren, S., … Wagner, M., … Durbin, R., Phillippy, A. M., Jarvis, E. D. (2021). Towards complete and error-free genome assemblies of all vertebrate species. Nature. 592 (7856). 737-746. PDF

Charmpila, E. A., Wagner, M., & Reichenbacher, B. (2021). First documentation of the otoliths of the species of Gouania (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae) in the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Fish Biology. 98 (5), 1450-1455. PDF

Wagner, M., Kovačić, M., Koblmüller, S. (2021). Unravelling the taxonomy of an interstitial fish radiation: Three new species of Gouania (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae) from the Mediterranean Sea and redescriptions of G. willdenowi and G. pigraJournal of Fish Biology. 98 (1), 64-88. PDF

Sefc, K. M., Wagner, M., Hahn, C., Zangl, L., Weiß, S., Steinwender, B., Arminger, P., Weinmaier, T., Balkic, N., Kohler, T., Inthal, S., Kovacic, M., Zogaris, S., Koblmüller, S (2020). Phylogeographic structure and population connectivity of a small benthic fish (Tripterygion tripteronotum) in the Adriatic Sea. Journal of Biogeography. 47 (11). 2502-2517. PDF

Bračun, S., Wagner, M., Sefc, K. M., Koblmüller, S. (2020). Seasonal growth patterns of Cymodocea nodosa and diversity of its epiphytes in the Northern Adriatic Sea. Annales, Series Historia Naturalis. 30 (1), 69-84. PDF

Pfingstl, T., Wagner, M., Hiruta, S. F., Koblmüller, S., Hagino, W., Shimano, S. (2019). Phylogeographic patterns of intertidal arthropods (Acari, Oribatida) from southern Japanese islands reflect paleoclimatic events. Scientific Reports. 9, 19042. PDF

Wagner, M., Bračun, S., Skofitsch, G., Kovačić, M., Zogaris, S., Iglésias, S. P., Sefc K. M., Koblmüller, S. (2019). Diversification in gravel beaches: a radiation of interstitial clingfish (Gouania, Gobiesocidae) in the Mediterranean Sea. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 106525. PDF

Pfingstl, T., Hiruta, S. F., Wagner, M., Hagino, W., Shimano, S. (2019). First record of the family Ameronothridae (Acari, Oribatida) from Japan – new species, juvenile morphology, ecology and biogeographic remarks. International Journal of Acarology. 1-13. PDF

Wagner, M., Bračun, S., Kovačić, M., Iglesias, S. P., Sellos, D. Y., Zogaris, S., Koblmüller, S. (2017). Lepadogaster purpurea (Actinopterygii: Gobiesociformes: Gobiesocidae) from the eastern Mediterranean Sea: Significantly extended distribution range. Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria. 47(4). 417-421. PDF

Brandl, S. J., Wagner, M., Hofrichter, R., Patzner, R. A. (2011). First record of the clingfish Apletodon dentatus (Gobiesocidae) in the Adriatic Sea and a description of a simple method to collect clingfishes. Bulletin of Fish Biology. 13 (1/2). 65-69. PDF

Conference talks, posters* and invited presentations

Wagner, M. et al. Untersuchungen zu einer einzigartigen Struktur auf den Saugscheiben von Männchen der Gattung Gouania (Gobiesocidae). Tagung der Gesellschaft für Ichthyologie, Bonn. 03.12.2021.

Wagner, M. et al. Parallel evolution and genomics of adaptations in interstitial clingfishes. online. 15. Jahrestagung von NOBIS Austria. Online. 26.11.202

Wagner, M. Life between the tides – The story of a surprising discovery in Mediterranean gravel beaches. Festival Znanosti 2021, Rijeka/Online. 11.05.2021. Invited presentation.

Wagner, M. Diversification in a unique intertidal Mediterranean cryptobenthic fish genus. ICYMARE Online Forum: Marine Biodiversity in the Anthropocene. Bremen/Online. 03.02.2021.

Wagner, M. Exploration of an interstitial cryptobenthic fish radiation in the Mediterranean Sea. Biology Students Association (BIUS). Zagreb/Online. 18.1.2021. Invited presentation.

Wagner, M. et al. Exploring the genomic basis of an intertidal fish radiation. NOBIS Young Researchers’ Day. Salzburg/Online. 27.11.2020. Invited presentation.

Wagner, M. et al. Adriatic currents and the population structure of the triplefin blenny Tripterygion tripteronotus. 13. Jahrestagung von NOBIS Austria. Salzburg. 29.11.2019.

Wagner, M. Neue Erkenntnisse über die Diversität und Evolution der mediterranen Schildfischgattung Gouania (Gobiesocidae). 16. Tagung der Gesellschaft für Ichthyologie, Bonn. 08.11.2019.

Wagner, M. Hidden diversity in pebble beaches – a thus far unrecognized radiation of the cryptobenthic fish genus Gouania (Gobiesocidae). XVI European Ichthyological Congress. Lausanne. 02.09.2019.

*Wagner, M. et al. Morphological parallelism in pebble beaches: Insights from a new Mediterranean fish radiation. National Symposium of Geometric Morphometrics. Vienna. 28.03.2019. (Poster)

Wagner, M. et al. Mediterranean river blennies – diversity and conservation. Annual NOBIS meeting. Bozen. 23.11.2018.

Wagner, M. New insights into the evolution and diversity of Mediterranean clingfishes (Gobiesocidae), Current Zoology Institute of Biology. University of Graz. 23.05.2019. Invited presentation.

Wagner, M. et al. Cryptic diversity in pebble beaches: rapid speciation and convergent evolution in the genus Gouania (Gobiesocidae). NOBIS Young Researchers day. Vienna. 01.12.2017.  

Wagner, M. & Koblmüller, S. The genus Gouania: a thus far unrecognized radiation of cryptobenthic fish in the Mediterranean Sea. Annual NOBIS meeting. Linz. 03.12.2016.