All publications of the Rosenthal lab can be found below. To view papers by person, please go to the Personnel page.

  1. G.G. Rosenthal and M. J. Ryan, in press. Multiple visual cues, receiver psychology, and signal evolution in pygmy swordtails. In Viviparous Fishes II, Maricarmen Uribe Aranzabal ed.
  2. G.G. Rosenthal and F.J. García de León, in press. Speciation and hybridization. In Ecology and Evolution of Poeciliid Fishes (I. Schlupp, A. Pilastro, J. Evans eds.), University of Chicago Press.
  3. H.S. Fisher and G.G. Rosenthal, 2010. Relative abundance of Xiphophorus fishes and its effect on sexual communication. Ethology [PDF]
  4. M. Dugas and G.G. Rosenthal, 2009. Carotenoid-rich mouth colors influence the conspicuousness of nestling birds. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. [PDF]
  5. M. Tobler, S.W. Coleman, B.D. Perkins and G.G. Rosenthal, 2009. Reduced opsin gene expression in a cave-dwelling fish. Biol. Lett. [PDF]
  6. S.W. Coleman, Z.W. Culumber, A. Meaders, J. Henson and G.G. Rosenthal, 2009. Inducible molecular defenses, ultraviolet radiation, and melanomagenesis in natural Xiphophorus hybrids - a field-based investigation of lab-based cancer models. Env. Biol. Fish. [PDF]
  7. H.S. Fisher, S. Mascuch and G.G. Rosenthal, 2009. Multivariate male traits misalign with multivariate female preferences in the swordtail fish, Xiphophorus birchmanni. Anim. Behav. [PDF]
  8. N.L. Ratterman, G.G. Rosenthal and A.G. Jones, 2009. Sex recognition via chemical cues in the sex-role-reversed Gulf pipefish (Syngnathus scovelli). Ethology 115: 339-346. [PDF]
  9. K. Summers, K. Roney, J. da Silva, G. Capraro, B.J. Cuthberson, S. Kazianis, G.G. Rosenthal, M.J. Ryan and T.J. McConnell, 2009. Divergent patterns of selection on the DAB and DXB MHC Class II loci in Xiphophorus fishes. Genetica 135: 379-390. [PDF]
  10. N.J. Fabian, L.B. Albright, G. Gerlach, H.S. Fisher and G.G. Rosenthal, 2007. Humic acid interferes with species recognition in zebrafish (Danio rerio). J. Chem. Ecol. 33: 2090-2096. [PDF]
  11. G.G. Rosenthal, 2007. Spatiotemporal aspects of visual signals in animal communication. Annu. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst. 38:155-178. [PDF]
  12. J. Buckingham, B.B.M. Wong and G.G. Rosenthal, 2007. Shoaling decisions in female swordtails: how do fish gauge group size? Behaviour 144: 1333-1346. [PDF]
  13. H.S. Fisher and G.G. Rosenthal, 2007. Male swordtails court with an audience in mind. Biol. Lett. 3: 5-7. [PDF]
  14. S.W. Coleman and G.G. Rosenthal, 2006. Swordtail fry attend to chemical and visual cues in detecting predators and conspecifics. PLoS One 1: e118. [PDF]
  15. H.S. Fisher and G.G. Rosenthal, 2006b. Hungry females show stronger mating preferences. Behav. Ecol. 17: 979-981. [PDF]
  16. H.S. Fisher and G.G. Rosenthal, 2006a. Female swordtail fish use chemical cues to select well-fed mates. Anim. Behav. 72: 721-725. [PDF]
  17. G.G. Rosenthal and F. J. García de León, 2006. Sexual behavior, genes, and evolution in Xiphophorus. Zebrafish 3: 85-90. [PDF]
  18. H.S. Fisher, B.B.M. Wong and G.G. Rosenthal, 2006. Alteration of the chemical environment disrupts communication in a freshwater fish. Proceedings: Biological Sciences 273: 1187-1193. [PDF]
  19. B.B.M. Wong and G.G. Rosenthal, 2006. Female disdain for swords in a swordtail fish. Am. Nat. 167:136-140. [PDF]
  20. G.G. Rosenthal and P. Lobel, 2006. Communication. In Behaviour and Physiology of Fish (vol. 24), K. Sloman, S. Balshine, R. Wilson eds. (Academic Press), 39-78. [PDF]
  21. G.G. Rosenthal and M.J. Ryan, 2005. Assortative preferences for stripe patterns in danios. Anim. Behav. 70:1063-1066. [PDF]
  22. B.B.M. Wong, H.S. Fisher and G.G. Rosenthal, 2005. Species recognition by male swordtails via chemical cues. Behav. Ecol. 16:818-822. [PDF]
  23. B.B.M. Wong, C. Bibeau, K. Bishop, and G.G. Rosenthal, 2005. Response to perceived predation threat in fiddler crabs: trust thy neighbor as thyself? Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. [PDF]
  24. N.Shashar, G.G. Rosenthal, T. Caras, S. Manor, and G. Katzir, 2005. Species recognition in the blackbordered damselfish Dascyllus marginatus (Rüppell): an evaluation of computer-animated playback techniques. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol 318: 111-118. [PDF]
  25. B.B.M. Wong and G.G. Rosenthal, 2005. Shoal choice in swordtails when preferences conflict. Ethology 111: 179-186. [PDF]
  26. G.G. Rosenthal, A.S. Rand, and M.J. Ryan, 2004. The vocal sac as a visual cue in anuran communication: an experimental analysis using video playback. Anim. Behav. 68 : 55-58.
  27. G.G. Rosenthal, X.F. de la Rosa Reyna, S. Kazianis, M.J. Stephens, D.C. Morizot, M.J. Ryan, and F.J. García de León, 2003. Dissolution of sexual signal complexes in a hybrid zone between the swordtails Xiphophorus birchmanni and Xiphophorus malinche (Poeciliidae). Copeia 2003: 299-307. [PDF]
  28. J. Kingston, G.G. Rosenthal and M.J. Ryan, 2003. The role of sexual selection in maintaining a colour polymorphism in the pygmy swordtail Xiphophorus pygmaeus. Anim. Behav. 65: 735-743. [PDF]
  29. G.G. Rosenthal, M.J. Ryan, and W.E. Wagner, Jr., 2002. Secondary loss of preference for swords in the pygmy swordtail Xiphophorus nigrensis (Pisces: Poeciliidae). Anim. Behav. 63: 37-45. [PDF]
  30. G.G. Rosenthal, T. Y. Flores Martinez, F. J. García de León, and M. J. Ryan, 2001. Shared preferences by predators and females for male ornaments in swordtails. Am. Nat. 158: 146-154. [PDF]
  31. M. J. Ryan and G.G. Rosenthal, 2001. Variation and selection in swordtails. In Model Systems in Behavioral Ecology, L. A. Dugatkin ed., Princeton University Press, 133-148. [PDF]
  32. G.G. Rosenthal and C. S. Evans , 1998. Female preference for swords in Xiphophorus helleri reflects a bias for large apparent size. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 95: 4431-4436. [PDF]
  33. D. Clark, J. Macedonia, and G.G. Rosenthal, 1997. Testing video playback to lizards in the field. Copeia 1997: 421-423. [PDF]
  34. G.G. Rosenthal, C. S. Evans, and W. L. Miller, 1996. Female preference for a dynamic trait in the green swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri. Anim. Behav. 51: 811-820. [PDF]