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Researcher: Burridge, CP (Dr Christopher Burridge)

Research Fields

Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Biogeography and Phylogeography
Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Molecular Evolution
Conservation and Biodiversity
Terrestrial Ecology
Phylogeny and Comparative Analysis
Geochronology
Speciation and Extinction
Behavioural Ecology
Genomics
Fish Physiology and Genetics
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Forestry Management and Environment
Vertebrate Biology
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Geomorphology and Regolith and Landscape Evolution
Biological Mathematics
Invertebrate Biology
Structural Biology (incl. Macromolecular Modelling)
Structural Geology
Developmental Genetics (incl. Sex Determination)
Population Ecology
Host-Parasite Interactions
Evolutionary Impacts of Climate Change
Community Ecology
Biological Adaptation
Microbiology
Evolution of Developmental Systems
Animal Neurobiology
Anthropological Genetics
Life Histories

Research Impact

Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species at Regional or Larger Scales
Forest and Woodlands Land Management
Environmental Lifecycle Assessment
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Wild Caught Edible Molluscs
Sparseland, Permanent Grassland and Arid Zone Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Rehabilitation of Degraded Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments
Sparseland, Permanent Grassland and Arid Zone Land and Water Management
Mountain and High Country Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Native Forests
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Documentation of Undescribed Flora and Fauna
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Marine Environments
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Land and Water Management
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas in Sparseland, Permanent Grassland and Arid Zone Environments
Fisheries - Recreational
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Aquaculture Crustaceans (excl. Rock Lobster and Prawns)
Climate Change Adaptation Measures

Career Best Publications

An empirical test of freshwater vicariance via river capture; Molecular Ecology
Biogeographic history of geminate cirrhitoids (Perciformes : Cirrhitoidea) with east-west allopatric distributions across southern Australia, based on molecular data; Global Ecology and Biogeography
Did postglacial sea-level changes initiate the evolutionary divergence of a Tasmanian endemic raptor from its mainland relative?; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: B
Geological Dates and Molecular Rates: Fish DNA Sheds Light on Time Dependency; Molecular Biology and Evolution
Marine dispersal as a pre-requisite for Gondwanan vicariance among elements of the galaxiid fish fauna; Journal of Biogeography
Molecular phylogeny of the Cheilodactylidae and Latridae (Perciformes: Cirrhitoidea) with notes on taxonomy and biogeography; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Multiple Origins of the Juan Fernández Kelpfish Fauna and Evidence for Frequent and Unidirectional Dispersal of Cirrhitoid Fishes Across the South Pacific; Systematic Biology
Rapid biological speciation driven by tectonic evolution in New Zealand; Nature Geoscience
River capture, range expansion, and cladogenesis: The genetic signature of freshwater vicariance; Evolution: International Journal of Organic Evolution

Research Publications

A hybrid zone and bidirectional introgression between two catadromous species: Australian bass Macquaria novemaculeata and estuary perch Macquaria colonorum; Journal of Fish Biology
A modified stepping-stone model of population structure in red drum, Sciaenops ocellatus (Sciaenidae), from the northern Gulf of Mexico; Genetica: The International Journal on Genetics
Allozyme diversity in Australian rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss ; Fisheries Management and Ecology
An empirical test of freshwater vicariance via river capture; Molecular Ecology
Antitropicality of Pacific fishes: molecular insights ; Environmental Biology of Fishes
Assessment of high-resolution melting (HRM) profiles as predictors of microsatellite variation: an example in Providence Petrel (Pterodroma solandri); Genes and Genomics
Biogeographic history of geminate cirrhitoids (Perciformes : Cirrhitoidea) with east-west allopatric distributions across southern Australia, based on molecular data; Global Ecology and Biogeography
Biogeography off the tracks; Systematic Biology
Cheilodactylus (Goniistius) francisi, a new species of morwong (Perciformes : Cirrhitoidea) from the Southwest Pacific; Records of the Australian Museum
Coalescent modelling suggests recent secondary-contact of cryptic penguin species; PLoS ONE
Comparison of population structuring in sympatric octopus species with and without a pelagic larval stage; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the Australian freshwater crayfish, Cherax destructor (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae): a novel gene order revealed; Gene: An International Journal Focusing on Gene Cloning and Gene Structure and Function
Complete Mitochondrial DNA Sequences of the Decapod Crustaceans Pseudocarcinus gigas (Menippidae) and Macrobrachium rosenbergii (Palaemonidae); Marine Biotechnology
Conservation genetic studies of the endangered Cape Fear Shiner, Notropis mekistocholas (Teleostei: Cyprinidae); Conservation Genetics
Contrasting genetic structuring between colonies of the World's smallest penguin, Eudyptula minor (Aves: Spheniscidae); Conservation Genetics
Detecting selection on temporal and spatial scales: A genomic time-series assessment of selective responses to devil facial tumor disease; PLoS One
Development of 13 microsatellite loci in the spotted snow skink Niveoscincus ocellatus (Squamata: Scincidae) ; Conservation Genetic Resources
Development of eight polymorphic microsatellite loci in the cephalopod Octopus pallidus; Conservation Genetics Resources
Did postglacial sea-level changes initiate the evolutionary divergence of a Tasmanian endemic raptor from its mainland relative?; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: B
Disease induced changes in gene flow patterns among Tasmanian devil populations; Biological Conservation
Does fish ecology predict dispersal across a river drainage divide?; Evolution
Evolution and dispersal in glaciated landscapes: the phylogeography of the spotted snow skink in Tasmania; Ecological Society of Australia 2012 Conference
Evolution of biological dispersal corridors through a tectonically active mountain range in New Zealand; Journal of Biogeography
Evolution of the Taieri River catchment, East Otago, New Zealand; New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics
Evolutionary genetics of the cheilodactylid fish genera Nemadactylus and Acantholatris (Perciformes: Cheilodactylidae); Evolutionary Biology at High Southern Latitudes
Extensive population decline in the Tasmanian devil predates European settlement and devil facial tumour disease; Biology Letters
Extreme intraspecific mitochondrial DNA sequence divergence in Galaxias maculatus (Osteichthys: Galaxiidae), one of the world's most widespread freshwater fish; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Fine-scale habitat preferences influence within-river population connectivity: a case-study using two sympatric New Zealand Galaxias fish species; Freshwater Biology
Gene trees versus species trees: reassessing life-history evolution in a freshwater fish radiation ; Systematic Biology
Genetic ages for Quaternary topographic evolution: A new dating tool; Geological Society of America. Bulletin
Genetic diversity of common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) in Vietnam using four microsatellite loci ; Aquaculture: An International Journal Devoted to Fundamental Aquatic Food Resources
Genetic stock structure of Octopus pallidus in Tasmania
Geological and biological evidence for drainage reorientation during uplift of alluvial basins, central Otago, New Zealand ; New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics
Geological Dates and Molecular Rates: Fish DNA Sheds Light on Time Dependency; Molecular Biology and Evolution
Geological Dates and Molecular Rates: Rapid Divergence of Rivers and Their Biotas; Systematic Biology
Geology shapes biogeography: quaternary river-capture explains New Zealand's biologically ‘composite’ Taieri River; Quaternary Science Reviews
Global biodiversity assessment and hyper-cryptic species complexes: more than one species of elephant in the room?; Systematic Biology
Habitat fragmentation in forests affects relatedness and spatial genetic structure of a native rodent, Rattus lutreolus; Austral Ecology
Historic divergence with contemporary connectivity in a catadromous fish, the estuary perch (Macquaria colonorum) ; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Historical population dynamics of red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) in the northern Gulf of Mexico; Texas Journal of Science
Implications of macroalgal isolation by distance for networks of marine protected areas; Conservation Biology
Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci to DNA fingerprint the Powerful Owl (Ninox strenua); Molecular Ecology Resources
Isolation via next-generation sequencing of microsatellites from the Tasmanian Macroalgae Lessonia corrugata (Lessoniaceae); Applications in Plant Sciences
Lack of genetic divergence found with microsatellite DNA markers in the tarakihi Nemadactylus macropterus; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Late Quaternary river drainage and fish evolution, Southland, New Zealand; Geomorphology: An International Journal of Pure and Applied Geomorphology
Marine dispersal as a pre-requisite for Gondwanan vicariance among elements of the galaxiid fish fauna; Journal of Biogeography
Microsatellite loci for studies of wild and hatchery Australian Murray cod Maccullochella peelii peelii (Percichthyidae); Molecular Ecology Resources
Microsatellite loci from the marine fish Nemadactylus macropterus (Perciformes : Cheilodactylidae); Molecular Ecology
Molecular discrimination of shelf-spawned eggs of two co-occurring Trachurus spp. (Carangidae) in southeastern Australia: a key step to future egg-based biomass estimates; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Molecular genetics of cirrhitoid fishes (Perciformes: Cirrhitoidea): phylogeny, taxonomy, biogeography and stock structure
Molecular phylogeny and zoogeography of the freshwater crayfish genus Cherax Erichson (Decapoda: Parastacidae) in Australia; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
Molecular Phylogeny of Nemadactylus and Acantholatris (Perciformes: Cirrhitoidea: Cheilodactylidae), with Implications for Taxonomy and Biogeography; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Molecular phylogeny of the antitropical subgenus Goniistius (Perciformes : Cheilodactylidae : Cheilodactylus): evidence for multiple transequatorial divergences and non-monophyly; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
Molecular phylogeny of the Aplodactylidae (Perciformes : Cirrhitoidea), a group of Southern Hemisphere marine fishes; Journal of Natural History
Molecular phylogeny of the Cheilodactylidae and Latridae (Perciformes: Cirrhitoidea) with notes on taxonomy and biogeography; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Multiple Origins of the Juan Fernández Kelpfish Fauna and Evidence for Frequent and Unidirectional Dispersal of Cirrhitoid Fishes Across the South Pacific; Systematic Biology
Nonequilibrium conditions explain spatial variability in genetic structuring of little penguin (Eudyptula minor); Journal of Heredity
Optimizing the use of shed feathers for genetic analysis; Molecular Ecology Resources
Osteology and relationships of the southern freshwater lower euteleostean fishes; Zoosystematics and Evolution
Persistence and dispersal in a Southern Hemisphere glaciated landscape: the phylogeography of the spotted snow skink (Niveoscincus ocellatus) in Tasmania; BMC Evolutionary Biology
Population genetic and behavioural variation of the two remaining colonies of Providence petrel (Pterodroma solandri); Conservation Genetics
Population Genetic Structuring in Acanthopagrus butcheri (Pisces: Sparidae): Does Low Gene Flow Among Estuaries Apply to Both Sexes? ; Marine Biotechnology
Population genetic studies on the Australian freshwater crayfish, Cherax destructor (Crustacea: Parastacidae) using allozyme and RAPD markers; Aquatic Living Resources: International Journal Devoted to Aquatic Resources
Population structure and long-term decline in three species of heart urchins Abatus spp. near-shore in the Vestfold Hills region, East Antarctica; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Rainfall and topography predict gene flow among populations of the declining northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus); Conservation Genetics
Range-wide phylogeography of the little penguin (Eudyptula minor): evidence of long-distance dispersal; Auk: A Journal of Ornithology
Rapid biological speciation driven by tectonic evolution in New Zealand; Nature Geoscience
Resolution of the Acanthopagrus black seabream complex based on mitochondrial and amplified fragment-length polymorphism analyses; Journal of Fish Biology
River capture, range expansion, and cladogenesis: The genetic signature of freshwater vicariance; Evolution: International Journal of Organic Evolution
Shallow phylogeographic histories of key species in a biodiversity hotspot; Phycologia
Significant population genetic structuring but a lack of phylogeographic structuring in the endemic Tasmanian tree frog (Litoria burrowsae); Australian Journal of Zoology
Social structure and landscape genetics of the endemic New Caledonian ant Leptomyrmex pallens Emery, 1883 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dolichoderinae), in the context of fire-induced rainforest fragmentation; Conservation Genetics
Stepping stone gene flow in an estuarine-dwelling sparid from south-east Australia; Journal of Fish Biology
Suggestion of Synonymy for Nemadactylus and Acantholatris (Perciformes: Cirrhitoidea); 5th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference
Tectonic controls on the evolution of the Clutha River catchment, New Zealand; New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics
The significance of past interdrainage connectivity for studies of diversity, distribution and movement of freshwater-limited taxa within a catchment; Journal of Biogeography
The systematics of freshwater crayfish of the genus Cherax Erichson (Decapoda: Parastacidae) in eastern Australia re-examined using nucleotide sequences from 12S rRNA and 16S rRNA genes; Invertebrate Systematics
Tri- and tetranucleotide microsatellites in dhufish Glaucosoma hebracium (Perciformes); Molecular Ecology Resources
Twenty microsatellite loci for population and conservation genetic studies of the wedge-tailed eagle (Aquila audax); Australian Journal of Zoology
Two spinefoot colour morphs: mottled spinefoot Siganus fuscescens and white-spotted spinefoot Siganus canaliculatus are synonyms; Journal of Fish Biology
Understanding age-specific dispersal in fishes through hydrodynamic modelling, genetic simulations and microsatellite DNA analysis; Molecular Ecology
Using mitochondrial nucleotide sequences to investigate diversity and genealogical relationships within common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) ; Animal Genetics
Within-river genetic connectivity patterns reflect contrasting geomorphology; Journal of Biogeography

Research Projects

2008 R2 - 8th Indo Pacific Fish Conference; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
2012: XIV European Congress of Ichthyology; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A functional trait approach to understanding the impacts of current forest management practices on beetle diversity; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
A new integrated approach for ecologically sustainable forest management; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Assessing genetic health and diversity of the not-so-common, 'common' wombat (Vombatus ursinus); Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Connectivity among marine protected areas in habitat-forming kelps; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Conservation genetics of Antarctic seabirds and seals: population connectivity and past glacial refugia; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Conservation of the Ptunarra Brown Butterfly; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Demographic history of the Tasmanian devil from Pleistocene to present; University of Tasmania Foundation Inc (UTF)
Evaluating temporal and spatial changes in genetic diversity of the Tasmanian Devil; Ecological Society of Australia Incorporated (ESAI)
Evaluating temporal and spatial changes in genetic diversity of the Tasmanian Devil; Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales (RZSNSW)
Evaluating temporal and spatial changes in genetic diversity of the Tasmanian Devil; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Evaluation of temporal and spatial changes in genetic diversity of the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii); Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE)
Evolution, Disease and Extinction - Using Ancient and Modern Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) to Investigate Molecular Evolution in the Tasmanian Devil; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Evolutionary History of Pufferfishes and their Allies; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Evolutionary Relationships among Galaxiid Fishes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Genetic distinctiveness and connectivity of flesh-footed shearwater colonies; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Genetic Distinctiveness of Providence Petrel Colonies: Past, Present and Future; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SEAWORLD)
Genetic distinctiveness of Providence Petrel colonies: past, present and future; Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales (RZSNSW)
Genetic distinctivness of providence petrel colonies: past, present and future; Birds Australia (BA)
Genetic Stock Structure of Octopus Pallidus in Tasmania; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Genetic Variation in the Indo-Pacific Fish Genus Acanthopagrus; Australian Academy of Science (AASc)
Impacts of DFTD on nuclear genetic diversity in the Tasmanian Devil ; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Landscape and conservation genetics of Tasmanian bettongs; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Managing Variable Retention Harvesting to Maintain Forest Biodiversity - Effects of Forest Influence and Successional Stage on Recolonisation; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Population distinctiveness, sizes, and trajectories of Providence Petrels and Flesh-footed Shearwaters; Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales (RZSNSW)
Restoring resilience in wildlife populations; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Revision of Chrysogorgia (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Chrysogorgiidae): morphological and molecular diversity; Smithsonian Institution (SMITHS)
Revision of Chrysogorgia (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Chrysogorgiidae): morphological and molecular diversity; Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University (MCZ)
Revision of Chrysogorgia (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Chrysogorgiidae): morphological and molecular diversity; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Secondary contact, genetic exchange and their consequences for evolutionary diversification; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Using ancient DNA to study the genetic distinctiveness and connectivity of the now extinct Norfolk Island colony of the Providence petrel (Pterodroma solandri); Australian Bird Study Association Inc. (ABSA)
Impacts of DFTD on genetic diversity in the Tasmanian Devil
Revision of Chrysogorgia (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Chrysogorgiidae): morphology and molecules

Research Candidate Supervision

Causes and Consequences of Intra-SpecificHybridization in a Non-Native Lizard
Conservation Genetics of Antarctic Seabirds and Seals- Population Connectivity and Past Glacial Refugia
Genetic Distinctiveness of Providence Petrel Colonies- Past, Present, and Future
Landscape genetics of Tasmanian mammals vulnerable to foxes and land alteration
Mammal Declines in Northern Australia- The Function of Refuges
Managing variable retention harvesting to maintain forest biodiversity - effects of forest influence and successional stage on the recolonisation of beetles
Maternal and Paternal Influences on Growth in Cephalopods
Molecular Evolution of the Tasmanian Devil
Morphological Variation and Population Connectivity of the Giant Kelp (Macrocystis spp.) with Respect to Conservation and Marine Park Design.