McFadden Complete Publication List

McFadden CS, McFarland MJ, Buss LW (1984) Biology of Hydractiniid hydroids. 1. Colony ontogeny in Hydractinia echinata (Flemming). Biological Bulletin 166: 54‑67.

Buss LW, CS McFadden, Keene DR (1984) Biology of Hydractiniid hydroids. 2. Histocompatibility effector system/competitive mechanism mediated by nematocyst discharge. Biological Bulletin 167: 139‑158.

McFadden CS (1986) Laboratory evidence for a size refuge in competitive interactions between the hydroids Hydractinia echinata (Flemming) and Podocoryne carnea (Sars). Biological Bulletin 171: 161‑174.

McFadden CS (1986) Colony fission increases particle capture rates of a soft coral: advantages of being a small colony. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 103: 1‑20.

McFadden CS (1991) A comparative demographic analysis of clonal reproduction in a temperate soft coral. Ecology 72: 1849‑1866.

McFadden CS, Aydin KY* (1996) Spatial autocorrelation analysis of small-scale genetic structure in a clonal soft coral with limited larval dispersal. Marine Biology 126: 215-224.

McFadden CS (1997) Contributions of sexual and asexual reproduction to population structure in the clonal soft coral, Alcyonium rudyi. Evolution 51: 112-126.

McFadden CS, Grosberg RK, Cameron BB, Karlton DP*, Secord D (1997) Genetic relationships within and between clonal and solitary forms of the sea anemone Anthopleura elegantissima revisited: evidence for the existence of two species. Marine Biology 128: 127-139.

McFadden CS (1999) Genetic and taxonomic relationships among Northeastern Atlantic and Mediterranean populations of the soft coral Alcyonium coralloides. Marine Biology 133: 171-184.

McFadden CS, Donahue RM*, Hadland BK*, Weston R* (2001) A molecular phylogenetic analysis of reproductive trait evolution in the soft coral genus Alcyonium. Evolution 55: 29-42.

Sánchez JA, McFadden CS, France SC, Lasker HR (2003) Phylogenetic analyses of shallow-water Caribbean octocorals. Marine Biology 142: 975-987.

McFadden CS, Hochberg FG (2003) Biology and taxonomy of encrusting alcyoniid soft corals in the northeastern Pacific Ocean with descriptions of two new genera (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Octocorallia). Invertebrate Biology 122: 93-113.

McFadden CS, Hutchinson MB* (2004) Molecular evidence for the hybrid origin of species in the soft coral genus Alcyonium (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Octocorallia). Molecular Ecology 13: 1495-1505.

McFadden CS, Tullis ID*, Hutchinson MB*, Winner K*, Sohm JA* (2004) Variation in coding (NADH dehydrogenase subunits 2, 3 and 6) and non-coding intergenic spacer regions of the mitochondrial genome in Octocorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Marine Biotechnology 6: 516-526.

Collins AG, Cartwright P, McFadden CS, Schierwater B (2005) Phylogenetic context and basal metazoan model systems. Integrative and Comparative Biology 45: 585-594.

Knudsen B, Kohn AB, Nahir B*, McFadden CS, Moroz LL (2006) Complete DNA sequence of the mitochondrial genome of the sea-slug, Aplysia californica: conservation of the gene order in Euthyneura. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 38: 459-469.

McFadden CS, Alderslade P, Ofwegen LP van, Johnsen H*, Rusmevichientong A* (2006) Phylogenetic relationships within the tropical soft coral genera Sarcophyton and Lobophytum (Anthozoa, Octocorallia). Invertebrate Biology 125: 288-305.

McFadden CS, France SC, Sánchez JA, Alderslade P (2006) A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Octocorallia (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) based on mitochondrial protein-coding sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 41: 513-527.

Alderslade P, McFadden CS (2007) Pinnule-less polyps: validation of the soft coral genus Acrossota and a new genus and new species of Indo-Pacific Clavulariidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia). Zootaxa 1400: 27-44.

Daly M, Brugler MR, Cartwright P, Collins AG, Dawson MN, Fautin DG, France SC, McFadden CS, Opresko DM, Rodriguez E, Romano S, Stake J (2007) The phylum Cnidaria: A review of phylogenetic patterns and diversity 300 years after Linnaeus. Pp. 127-182 in Zhang, Z-Q. and W.A. Shear (eds.), Linnaeus Tercentenary: Progress in Invertebrate Taxonomy. Zootaxa 1668: 1-766.

McFadden CS, Ofwegen LP van, Beckman EJ*, Benayahu Y, Alderslade P (2009) Molecular systematics of the speciose Indo-Pacific soft coral genus, Sinularia (Anthozoa: Octocorallia). Invertebrate Biology 128: 303-323.

Ofwegen LP van, McFadden CS (2010) A new family of octocorals from Cameroon waters. Journal of Natural History 44: 23-29.

McFadden CS, Sánchez JA, France SC (2010) Molecular phylogenetic insights into the evolution of Octocorallia: a review. Integrative and Comparative Biology 50: 389-410.

Parrin AP, Netherton SE, Bross LS, McFadden CS, Blackstone NW (2010) Circulation of fluids in the gastrovascular system of a stoloniferan octocoral. Biological Bulletin 219: 112-121.

McFadden CS, Benayahu Y, Pante E, Thoma JN, Nevarez PA*, France SC (2011) Limitations of mitochondrial gene barcoding in Octocorallia. Molecular Ecology Resources 11: 19-31.

Benayahu Y, McFadden CS (2011) A new genus of soft coral of the family Alcyoniidae (Cnidaria, Octocorallia) with re-description of a new combination and description of a new species. Zookeys 84: 1-11.

Alderslade P, McFadden CS (2011) A new sclerite-free genus and species of Clavulariidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia). Zootaxa 3104: 64-68.

Alderslade P, McFadden CS (2012) A new genus and species of the family Isididae from a CMAR Biodiversity study, and a discussion on the subfamilial placement of some nominal isidid genera (Coelenterata: Octocorallia). Zootaxa 3154: 21-39.

Pante E, France SC, Couloux A, Cruaud C, McFadden CS, Samadi S, Watling L (2012) Deep-sea origin and in-situ diversification of chrysogorgiid octocorals. PLoS One 7(6): e38357

McFadden CS, Ofwegen LP van (2012) A revision of the soft coral genus, Eunephthya Verrill, 1869 (Anthozoa: Octocorallia: Nephtheidae), with a description of four new species from South Africa. Zootaxa 3485: 1-25.

Brockman SA*, McFadden CS (2012) The mitochondrial genome of Paraminabea aldersladei (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Octocorallia) supports intramolecular recombination as the primary mechanism of gene rearrangement in octocoral mitochondrial genomes. Genome Biology and Evolution 4: 882-894.

McFadden CS, Ofwegen LP van (2012) Stoloniferous octocorals (Anthozoa, Octocorallia) from South Africa, with descriptions of a new family of Alcyonacea, a new genus of Clavulariidae, and a new species of Cornularia (Cornulariidae). Invertebrate Systematics 26: 331-356.

Ofwegen LP, Benayahu Y, McFadden CS (2013) Sinularia leptoclados (Ehrenberg, 1834) (Cnidaria: Octocorallia) re-examined. ZooKeys 272: 29-59.

McFadden CS, Ofwegen LP van (2013) A second, cryptic species of the soft coral genus Incrustatus (Anthozoa: Octocorallia: Clavulariidae) from Tierra del Fuego, Argentina revealed by DNA barcoding. Helgoland Marine Research 67: 137-147.

Benayahu Y, Ofwegen LP van, Soong K, Dai C-F, Jeng M-S, Shlagman A, Hsieh HJ, McFadden CS (2013) Diversity and distribution of Octocorals (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) on the coral reefs of Penghu, Taiwan. Zoological Studies 51: 1529-1548.

McFadden CS, Ofwegen LP van (2013) Molecular phylogenetic evidence supports a new family of octocorals and a new genus of Alcyoniidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea). ZooKeys 346: 59-83.

Haverkort-Yeh R, McFadden CS, Halàsz A, Berumen M, Benayahu Y, Toonen RJ. (2013) A taxonomic survey of Saudi Arabian Red Sea octocorals (Cnidaria: Alcyonacea). Marine Biodiversity 43: 279-291.

Reijnen BT, McFadden CS, Hermanlimiento YT, Ofwegen LP van (2014) A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 70: 383-401.

Ruiz Allais JP, Halàsz A, McFadden CS, Amaro ME, Benayahu Y (2014) The first incidence of an alien soft coral of the family Xeniidae in the Caribbean, an invasion in eastern Venezuelan coral communities. Coral Reefs 33: 287.

McFadden CS, Brown AS*, Brayton C*, Hunt CB*, Ofwegen LP van (2014) Application of DNA barcoding to biodiversity studies of shallow-water octocorals: molecular proxies agree with morphological estimates of species richness in Palau. Coral Reefs 33: 275-286.

Halàsz A, McFadden CS, Aharonovich D, Toonen RJ, Benayahu Y (2014) A revision of the octocoral genus Ovabunda (Alderslade, 2001) (Anthozoa, Octocorallia, Xeniidae). ZooKeys 343: 1-41. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.373.6511

McFadden CS, Reynolds AM*, Janes MP (2014) DNA barcoding of xeniid soft corals (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Xeniidae) from Indonesia: species richness and phylogenetic relationships. Systematics & Biodiversity 12: 247-257.

Janes MP, McFadden CS, Chanmethakul T (2014) A new species of Ovabunda (Octocorallia: Xeniidae) from the Andaman Sea, Thailand, with notes on the biogeography of this genus. ZooKeys 431: 1-17.

Halàsz A, Reynolds AM*, McFadden CS, Toonen RJ, Benayahu Y. (2014) Can polyp pulsation be the key to species boundaries in the genus Ovabunda (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Xeniidae)? Hydrobiologia doi: 10.1007/s10750-014-2106-z

Zapata F, Goetz F, Smith SA, Howison M, Siebert S, Church S, Sanders SM, Ames CL, McFadden CS, France SC, Daly M, Collins A, Haddock SHD, Dunn CW, Cartwright P. Phylogenomic analyses support traditional relationships within Cnidaria. PLoS One, in press.