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Costagliola D, Robertson DR, Guidetti P, Stefanni S, Wirtz P, Heiser JB Bernardi G. 2003f. Evolution of the coral reef fish Thalassoma spp. (Labridae). 2. Evolution of the eastern Atlantic species. Marine Biology 144: 377-383.

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Floeter, S.R. and Gasparini, J.L. 2000. The southwestern Atlantic reef fish fauna: composition and zoogeographic patterns. Journal of Fish Biology 56:1099-1114.

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Floeter, S. R., L. A. Rocha, D. R. Robertson, J. D. Joyeux, W. F. Smith-Vaniz, P. Wirtz, A. J. Edwards, J. P. Barreiros, C. E. L. Ferreira, J. L. Gasparini, A. Brito, J. M. Falcon, B. W. Bowen and B. Bernardi. 2008. Atlantic reef fish biogeography and evolution. Journal of Biogeography 35:22-47.

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Robertson, D. R., F. Karg, R. Moura, B. C. Victor and G. Bernardi. 2006. Mechanisms of speciation and faunal enrichment in Atlantic parrotfishes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 40: 795-807.

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Rocha L, Bass A, Robertson DR and Bowen BW. 2002. Adult habitat preferences, larval dispersal and the comparative phylogeography of three Atlantic surgeonfishes (Teleostei: Acanthuridae). Molecular Evolution 11: 243-252

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Rocha, L. A., C. R. Rocha, D. R. Robertson and B. W. Bowen. 2008. Comparative phylogeography of Atlantic reef fishes indicates both origin and accumulation of diversity in the Caribbean. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:157

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