Books and Book Chapters

    • Collares-Pereira, M.J., Alves, M.J., Ribeiro, F., Domingos, I., Almeida, P.R., da Costa, L., Gante, H., Filipe, A.F., Aboim, M.A., Rodrigues, P.M. & Magalhães, M.F. 2021. Guia dos Peixes de Água Doce e Migradores de Portugal Continental. Edições Afrontamento. Porto, 292 pp. ISBN: 978-972-36-1849-5 (in Portuguese)
  • Gante, H.F. 2011. Diversification of Circum-Mediterranean Barbels. In: Changing Diversity in Changing Environment (eds Grillo O and Venora G), pp. 283-298. InTech. doi:10.5772/24639 (Full Text)

Papers in peer-reviewed journals and preprints

  • Martelo, J., da Costa, L., Ribeiro, D., Gago, J., Magalhães, M.F.,Gante, H.F., Alves, M.J., Cheoo, G., Gkenas, C., Banha, F., Gama, M., Anastácio, P.M., Tiago, P.M. & Ribeiro, F. 2021. Evaluating the range expansion of recreational non-native fishes in Portuguese freshwaters using scientific and citizen science data. BioInvasions Records 10: in press. (PDF)
  • Gante, H.F. 2018. How fish get their stripes−−again and again. Science 362: 396-397. doi:10.1126/science.aav3373 (PDF)
  • Veríssimo, A., Gante, H.F., Santos, C.D., Cheoo, G., Oliveira, J.M., Cereja, R. & Ribeiro, F. 2018. Distribution and demography of the critically endangered Lisbon arched-mouth nase, Iberochondrostoma olisiponense. FiSHMED 2018.002: 1-13. doi:10.29094/FiSHMED.2018.002 (Full Text)
  • Bachmann, J.C., Cortesi, F., Hall, M., Marshall, N.J., Salzburger, W. & Gante, H.F. 2017. Real-time social selection maintains honesty of a dynamic visual signal in cooperative fish. Evolution Letters 1: 269-278. doi:10.1002/evl3.24 (Full Text)
    Previous version available at bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/039552 (Full Text)
  • Spinks, R.K., Muschick, M., Salzburger, W. & Gante, H.F. 2017. Singing above the chorus: cooperative Princess cichlid fish (Neolamprologus pulcher) has high pitch. Hydrobiologia. 791: 115-125. doi:10.1007/s10750-016-2921-5 (PDF)
    Previous version available at bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/039313 (Full Text)
  • Gante, H.F., Matschiner, M., Malmstrøm, M., Jakobsen, K.S., Jentoft, S. & Salzburger, W. 2016. Genomics of speciation and introgression in Princess cichlids from Lake Tanganyika. Molecular Ecology 25: 6143-6161. doi:10.1111/mec.13767 (PDF+SuppMat)
  • Abila, R., Akoll, P., Albertson, C., Antunes, D., Banda, T., Bills, R., Bulirani, A., Chocha Banda, A., Cohen, A.S., Cunha-Saraiva, F., Derycke, S., Donohue, I., Du, M., Dudu, A.M., Egger, B., Fritzsche, K., Frommen, J.G., Gante, H.F. , Genner, M.J., Härer, A., Hata, H., Irvine, K., Isumbisho Mwapu, P., Janssens de Bisthoven, L., Jungwirth, A., Kaleme, P., Katongo, C., Kéver, L., Koblmüller, S., Konings, A., Lamboj, A., Lemmel-Schaedelin, F., Machado Schiaffino, G., Martens, K., Masilya, P., Meyer, A., More H.L., Musilova, Z., Muterezi Bukinga, F., Muzumani, R., Ntakimazi, G., Okello, W., Phiri, H., Pialek, L., Plisnier, P.D., Raeymaekers, J.A.M., Rajkov, J., Rican, O., Roberts, R., Salzburger, W., Schoen, I., Sefc, K.M., Singh, P., Skelton, P., Snoeks, J., Schneider, K., Sturmbauer, C., Svardal, H., Svensson, O., Torres Dowdall, J., Turner, G.F., Tyers, A., van Rijssel, J.C., Van Steenberge, M. Vanhove, M.P.M., Verheyen, E., Weber, A.-T., Weyl, O. Ziegelbecker, A. & Zimmermann, H. 2016. Oil extraction imperils Africa’s Great Lakes. Science 354: 561. doi:10.1126/science.aal1722 (PDF)
  • Gante, H.F., Doadrio, I., Alves, M.J. & Dowling, T.E. 2015. Semi-permeable species boundaries in Iberian barbels (Barbus and Luciobarbus, Cyprinidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology 15: 111. doi:10.1186/s12862-015-0392-3 (Full Text) – Scientific illustrations of barbels by Cláudia Baeta
  • Buonerba, L., Zaccara, S., Delmastro, G.B., Lorenzoni, M., Salzburger, W. & Gante, H.F. 2015. Intrinsic and extrinsic factors act at different spatial and temporal scales to shape population structure, distribution and speciation in Italian Barbus (Osteichthyes: Cyprinidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 89: 115-129. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2015.03.024 (PDF) (Supp Figs) (Supp Tables) – Scientific illustrations of barbels by Pedro Fernandes
  • Brawand, D., Wagner, C.E., Li, Y.I., Malinsky, M., Keller, I., Fan, S., Simakov, O., Ng, A.Y., Lim, Z.W., Bezault, E., Turner-Maier, J., Johnson, J., Alcazar, R., Noh, H.J., Russell, P., Aken, B., Alföldi, J., Amemiya, C., Azzouzi, N., Baroiller, J.-F., Barloy-Hubler, F., Berlin, A., Bloomquist, R., Carleton, K.L., Conte, M.A., D’Cotta, H., Eshel, O., Gaffney, L., Galibert, F., Gante, H.F., Gnerre, S., Greuter, L., Guyon, R., Haddad, N.S., Haerty, W., Harris, R.M., Hofmann, H.A., Hourlier, T., Hulata, G., Jaffe, D.B., Lara, M., Lee. A.P., MacCallum, I., Mwaiko, S., Nikaido, M., Nishihara, H., Ozouf-Costaz, C., Penman, D.J., Przybylski, D., Rakotomanga, M., Renn, S.C.P., Ribeiro, F.J., Ron, M., Salzburger, W., Sanchez-Pulido, L., Santos, M.E., Searle, S., Sharpe, T., Swofford, R., Tan, F.J., Williams, L., Young, S., Yin, S., Okada, N., Kocher, T.D., Miska, E.A., Lander, E.S., Venkatesh, B., Fernald, R.D., Meyer, A., Ponting, C.P., Streelman, J.T., Lindblad-Toh, K., Seehausen, O. & Di Palma, F. (2014). The genomic substrate for adaptive radiation in African cichlid fish. Nature 513: 375-381. doi:10.1038/nature13726 (PDF) (Supp 1) (Supp 2)
  • Sousa-Santos, C.§Gante, H.F.§, Robalo, J., Proença Cunha, P., Martins, A., Arruda, M., Alves, M.J. & Almada, V. (2014). Evolutionary history and population genetics of a cyprinid fish (Iberochondrostoma olisiponensis) endangered by introgression from a more abundant relative. Conservation Genetics 15: 665-677. doi:10.1007/s10592-014-0568-1 (PDF) §equal contribution.
  • Gante, H.F. & Salzburger, W. 2012. Evolution: cichlid models on the runaway to speciation. Current Biology 22: R956-R958. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.045 (PDF)
  • Gante, H.F., Alves, M.J. & Dowling, T.E. 2011. Paralog-specific primers for the amplification of nuclear loci in tetraploid barbels (Barbus: Cypriniformes). Journal of Heredity 102: 617-621. doi:10.1093/jhered/esr059 (PDF+SuppMat)
  • Gante, H.F., Santos, C.D. & Alves, M.J. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships of the newly described species Chondrostoma olisiponensis (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Journal of Fish Biology 76: 965-974. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2010.02536.x (PDF)
  • Gante, H.F., Micael, J., Oliva-Paterna, F., Doadrio, I., Dowling, T.E. & Alves, M.J. 2009. Diversification within glacial refugia: tempo and mode of evolution of the polytypic fish Barbus sclateri. Molecular Ecology 18: 3240-3255. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04264.x (PDF+SuppMat)
  • Ribeiro, F., Gante, H.F., Sousa, G., Filipe, A.F., Alves, M.J. & Magalhães, M.F. 2009. New records, distribution and dispersal pathways of Sander lucioperca (Linnaeus, 1758) in Iberian freshwaters. Cybium 33: 255-256. (PDF)
  • Gante, H.F., Alves, M.J. & Dowling, T.E. 2008. Development of cytochrome b primers for mitotyping of barbels (Barbus spp.). Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 786-789. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2007.02064.x (PDF)
  • Gante, H.F., Moreira da Costa, L., Micael, J. & Alves, M.J. 2008. First record of Barbonymus schwannenfeldii (Bleeker) in the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Fish Biology 72: 1089-1094. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2007.01773.x (PDF)
  • Gante, H.F., Santos, C.D. & Alves, M.J. 2007. A new species of Chondrostoma Agassiz, 1832 (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) with sexual dimorphism from the lower Rio Tejo Basin, Portugal. Zootaxa 1616: 23-35. doi:10.15468/xluvjf (PDF) – Scientific illustrations of holotype by Pedro Fernandes
  • Gante, H.F., Collares-Pereira, M.J. & Coelho, M.M. 2004. Introgressive hybridisation between two Iberian Chondrostoma species (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) revisited: new evidence from morphology, mitochondrial DNA, allozymes and NOR-phenotypes. Folia Zoologica 53: 423-432. (PDF)
  • Gante, H.F. & Santos, C.D. 2002. First records of the North American catfish Ameiurus melas in Portugal. Journal of Fish Biology 61: 1643-1646. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2002.tb02504.x (PDF)

Papers in non-peer-reviewed journals

  • Veríssimo, A., Gante, H.F. , Santos, C.D. & Ribeiro, F. 2016. Assessing the status of a recently discovered endemism from the floodplains of the lower Tagus River (western Iberian Peninsula). Saving Freshwater Fishes and Habitats 11: 25–27. (PDF)


  • Gante, H.F. 2009. A role for introgressive hybridization in the evolution of freshwater fishes: the case-study of Iberian Barbus (Teleostei, Cyprinidae). PhD Dissertation. Arizona State University, Tempe, 190pp
    Last updated: April 4th, 2021

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