Molecular ecology and evolution

Neil Murray

Braby MF, Eastwood R, & Murray N (In Press) The subspecies concept in butterflies: has its application in taxonomy and conservation biology outlived its usefulness? Biol. J. Linn. Soc.

Norgate M, Chamings J, Pavlova A,Bull JK, Murray ND, Sunnucks P (2009) Mitochondrial DNA indicates Late Pleistocene divergence of populations of Heteronympha merope, an emerging model in environmental change biology. PLoS 4, e7950 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007950).

Robinson N, A Skinner, L Sethuraman, H McPartlan, ND Murray, I Knuckey, D Smith, J Hindell & S Talman. (2008) Genetic stock structure of blue-eye trevalla (Hyperoglyphe Antarctica) and warehou (Seriolella brama and Seriolella punctata) in south-eastern Australian waters. Marine and Freshwater Research 59, 502-514.

Co-author/Contributor for two major Technical Reports, prepared for Commonwealth Dept of Environment:

  • Recovery Plan for the Orange-Bellied Parrot 2006-2010;

  • Recovery Plan for the Helmeted Honeyeater 2006-2010 

Runciman D., RA Zann & ND Murray. (2005) Geographic and temporal variation of the male Zebra Finch distance call. Ethology 111: 367-379

Roeder AD, RK Marshall, AJ Mitchelson, T Visagathilagar, PA Ritchie, DR Love, TJ Pakai, HC McPartlan, ND Murray, NA Robinson, KR Kerry, & DM Lambert (2001) Gene flow on ice:genetic differentiation among Adelie penguin colonies around Antarctica. Molecular Ecology 10, 1645-1656.

Osborne MJ, JA Norman, L Christidis, & ND Murray (2000) Genetic distinctness of isolated populations of an endangered marsupial, the mountain pygmy-possum, Burramys parvus. Molecular Ecology 9, 609-614.

MacPhee, D.G. and Murray. N.D. (1998).  Why are there more mutations in males? Mutation Research, 403: 265-267.

Taylor AC, JA Marshall Graves, ND Murray, SJ O’Brien, N Yuhki, & WB Sherwin (1997) Conservation genetics of the koala Phascolarctos cinereus: Low mitochondrial DNA variation amongst southern Australian populations. Genetical Research Cambridge 69, 25-33.

Lade JA, ND Murray, CA Marks, & NA Robinson (1996) Microsatellite differentiation between Phillip Island and mainland Australian populations of the red fox Vulpes vulpes. Molecular Ecology 5, 81-87.

Douglas JW, GJ Gooley, BA Ingram, ND Murray, & LD Brown (1995) Natural hybridization between Murray Cod Maccullochella peelii peelii (Mitchell) and Trout Cod, Maccullochella macquariensis (Cuvier) (Percichthyidae), in the Murray River, Australia. Mar. Freshwater Res. 46, 729-734.

Brown LD & ND Murray (1992) Genetic relationships within the genus Haliotis. Pp 19-23 In SA Shepherd, M Tegner & S Guzman Eds. Abalone of the World: Biology, Fisheries and Culture. Blackwells, London.

Brown LD & ND Murray (1992) Population genetics, gene flow and stock structure in Haliotis rubra and Haliotis laevigata Pp 24-33 In SA Shepherd, M Tegner & S Guzman Eds. Abalone of the World: Biology, Fisheries and Culture. Blackwells, London.

Sherwin WB & ND Murray (1990) Population and conservation genetics of marsupials. Aust. J. Zool. 37, 161-180.

Frankham  R, Hemmer H, Ryder OA, Cothran EG, Soule ME, Murray ND, & Snyder M (1986) Selection in captive populations. Zoo Biology 5, 127-138.

Daniell A & ND Murray (1986) Effects of inbreeding in the budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus (Aves: Psittacidae). Zoo Biology 5, 233-238.

Thomson RL, M Westerman & ND Murray (1984) B chromosomes in Rattus fuscipes I. Mitotic and meiotic chromosomes and the effects of B chromosomes on chiasma frequency. Heredity 52, 355-362.

Murray ND (1982) Ecology and evolution of the Opuntia-Cactoblastis ecosystem in Australia. Pp 17-30 In JSF Barker and WT Starmer Eds. Ecological Genetics and Evolution: the cactus-yeast-Drosophila model system. Academic Press, Sydney.

Pearse FK & ND Murray (1982) Sex and variability in the Common Brown Butterfly Heteronympha merope merope (Lepidoptera: Satyrinae). Evolution 36, 1251-1264.

Pearse FK & ND Murray (1981) Clinal variation in the Common Brown Butterfly Heteronympha merope merope (Lepidoptera: Satyrinae). Aust. Jour. Zool. 29, 631-642.

Myers JH, J Monro & ND Murray (1981) Egg clumping, host plant selection and population regulation in Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera). Oecologia (Berl.) 51, 7-13.

Murray ND, JA Bishop and MR MacNair (1980) Melanism and predation by birds in the moths Biston betularia and Phigalia pilosaria. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. Series B. 210, 277-283.