Refereed Papers

Selected peer-reviewed publications

Riva Rossi, C., Renaud, C.B., Quiroga, P., Baker, C.F., Baigún, C., Potter, I.C., Neira, F.J., Morawicki, S.N. & Solimano, P. (2024). Identification of long-preserved specimens reveals the historical geographic range of the Patagonian lamprey Geotria macrostoma (Burmeister, 1868) in southern South America. Journal of Fish Biology, 1-18.

Whitfield, A.K., Houde, E.D, Neira, F.J. & Potter, I.C. (2023). Importance of marine‑estuarine‑riverine connectivity to larvae and early juveniles of estuary‑associated fish taxa. Environmental Biology of Fishes

Whitfield, A.K., Potter, I.C., Neira, F.J. & Houde, E.D. (2023). Modes of ingress by larvae and juveniles of marine fishes into estuaries: From microtidal to macrotidal systems. Fish and Fisheries 24: 488-503.

Riva Rossi, C., Renaud, C. B., Neira, F. J., Baigún, C., Baker, C. F., Quiroga, P. & Potter, I.C. (2021). On the invalid resurrection of the lamprey genus Exomegas Gill, 1883. Journal of Fish Biology 100(3): 831-834.

Baker, C.F., Riva Rossi, C., Quiroga, P., White, E., Williams, P., Kitson, J., Bice, C.M., Renaud, C.B., Potter, I., Neira, F.J. & Baigún, C. (2021). Morphometric and physical characteristics distinguishing adult Patagonian lamprey, Geotria macrostoma from the pouched lamprey, Geotria australis. PLoS ONE 16(5): e0250601.

Smith, J.A. et al. (2018). A database of marine larval fish assemblages in Australian temperate and subtropical waters. Sci. Data. 5:180207 doi: 10.1038/sdata.2018.207 (2018). View PDF

Neira, F.J., Perry, R., Burridge, C.P., Lyle, J.M. & Keane, J.P. (2015). Molecular discrimination of shelf-spawned eggs of two co-occurring Trachurus spp. (Carangidae) in south-eastern Australia: a key step to future egg-based biomass estimates. ICES Journal of Marine Science 72(2): 614-624. View PDF

Neira, F.J. & Lyle, J.M. (2011). DEPM-based spawning biomass of Emmelichthys nitidus (Emmelichthyidae) to underpin a developing mid-water trawl fishery in south-eastern Australia. Fisheries Research 110: 236-243. View PDF

Neira, F.J., Keane, J.P. & Lyle, J.M. (2009). Shelf spawning habitat of Emmelichthys nitidus in south-eastern Australia – implications and suitability for egg-based biomass estimation. Estuarine, Coastal & Shelf Science 81: 521-532. View PDF

Lara-Lopez, A.L. & Neira, F.J. (2008). Synchronicity between zooplankton biomass and larval fish concentrations along a highly flushed Tasmanian estuary: assessment using net and acoustic methods. Journal of Plankton Research 30(9): 1061-1073. View PDF

Neira, F.J. & Keane, J.P. (2008). Ichthyoplankton-based spawning dynamics of blue mackerel (Scomber australasicus) in south-eastern Australia: links to the East Australian Current. Fisheries Oceanography 17(4): 281-298. View PDF

Keane, J.P. & Neira, F.J. (2008). Larval fish assemblages along the south-eastern Australian shelf: linking mesoscale non-depth-discriminate structure and water masses. Fisheries Oceanography 17(4): 263-280. View PDF

Neira, F.J., Keane, J.P., Lyle, J.M. & Tracey, S.R. (2008). Development of eggs and larvae of Emmelichthys nitidus (Percoidei: Emmelichthyidae) in south-eastern Australia, including a temperature-dependent egg incubation model. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 79: 35-44. View PDF

Strydom, N.A. & Neira, F.J. (2006). Description and ecology of larvae of Glossogobius callidus and Redigobius dewaali (Gobiidae) from temperate South African estuaries. African Zoology 41(2): 240-251. View PDF

Neira, F.J. (2005). Summer and winter larval fish assemblages around offshore oil and gas platforms in south-eastern Australia. Estuarine, Coastal & Shelf Science 63: 589-604. View PDF

Keane, J.P. & Neira, F.J. (2004). First record of mosquitofish, Gambusia holbrooki, in Tasmania, Australia: stock structure and reproductive biology. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 38: 857-867. View PDF

Landaeta, M.F., Neira, F.J. & Castro, L. R. (2003). Larvae of Dactylopsaron dimorphicum (Perciformes: Percophidae) from oceanic islands in the southeast Pacific. Fishery Bulletin 101: 693–697. View PDF

Berra, T.M. & Neira, F.J. (2003). Early life history of the nurseryfish, Kurtus gulliveri (Perciformes: Kurtidae) from northern Australia. Copeia 2003(2): 384-390. View PDF

Neira, F.J. & Sporcic, M. (2002). Use of ichthyoplankton ecology to evaluate ecosystem changes: a case in a large semi-enclosed Australian bay. Marine and Freshwater Research 53: 339-354. View PDF

Bruce, B.D., Neira, F.J. & Bradford, R.W. (2001). Larval distribution and abundance of blue and spotted warehous (Seriolella brama and S. punctata: Centrolophidae) in south-eastern Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 52: 631-636. View PDF

Walker, S. & Neira, F.J. (2001). Aspects of the reproductive biology and early life history of black bream, Acanthopagrus butcheri (Sparidae), in a brackish lagoon system in southeastern Australia. aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology 4(4): 135-142.

Dann, P., Norman, F.I., Cullen, J.M., Neira, F.J. & Chiaradia, A. (2000). Mortality and breeding failure of little penguins, Eudyptula minor in Victoria, 1995-6 following a widespread mortality of pilchard, Sardinops sagax. Marine and Freshwater Research 51: 355-362. View PDF

Neira, F.J. (1999). The importance of larval fish studies, with special reference to cases in temperate Australia. Aquabiology 125, vol. 21(6), pp. 547-551. [In Japanese.]

Neira, F.J., Miskiewicz, A.G. & Tait, S. (1999). Development and ecology of larvae of the monotypic Australian fish family Dinolestidae. Australian Journal of Zoology 47: 37-45. View PDF

Neira, F.J., Sporcic, M.I. & Longmore, A. (1999). Biology and fishery of pilchard, Sardinops sagax (Clupeidae), within a large south-eastern Australian bay. Marine and Freshwater Research 50: 43-55. View PDF

Pironet, F.N. & Neira, F.J. (1998). Hormone-induced spawning and development of artificially reared larvae of the West Australian dhufish, Glaucosoma hebraicum (Glaucosomatidae). Marine and Freshwater Research 49: 133-142. View PDF

Neira, F.J., Miskiewicz, A. G. & Bruce, B.D. (1997). Larvae of five fish families with pattern 10 of the ramus lateralis accessorius nerve (Arripidae, Girellidae, Kyphosidae, Microcanthidae and Scorpididae): relevance to relationships. Bulletin of Marine Science 60(1): 117-138.

Gill, H.S. & Neira, F.J. (1994). Larval descriptions of three galaxiid fishes endemic to south-western Australia, Galaxias occidentalis, Galaxiella munda and Galaxiella nigrostriata (Salmoniformes: Galaxiidae). Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 45(7): 1307-1317. View PDF

Neira, F.J. & Potter, I.C. (1994). The larval fish assemblage of the Nornalup-Walpole Estuary, a permanently open estuary on the southern coast of Western Australia. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 45(7): 1193-1207. View PDF

Potter, I.C., Neira, F.J., Wise, B.S. & Wallace, J.H. (1994). Reproductive biology and larval development of the terapontid Amniataba caudavittata (Richardson), including comparisons with the reproductive strategies of other estuarine teleosts in temperate Western Australia. Journal of Fish Biology 45: 57-74. View PDF

Laurenson, L.J.B., Neira, F.J. & Potter, I.C. (1993). Reproductive biology and larval morphology of the marine plotosid Cnidoglanis macrocephalus (Teleostei) in a seasonally closed Australian estuary. Hydrobiologia 268: 179-192. View PDF

Neira, F.J. & Potter, I.C. (1992). Movements of larval fishes through the entrance channel of a seasonally open estuary in Western Australia. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 35: 213-224. View PDF

Neira, F.J. & Potter, I.C. (1992). The ichthyoplankton of a seasonally closed estuary in temperate Western Australia: Does an extended period of opening influence species composition? Journal of Fish Biology 41: 935-953. View PDF

Hyndes, G.A., Neira, F.J. & Potter, I.C. (1992). Reproductive biology and early life history of the marine teleost Platycephalus speculator Klunzinger (Platycephalidae) in a temperate Australian estuary. Journal of Fish Biology 40: 859-874. View PDF

Neira, F.J., Potter, I.C. & Bradley, J.S. (1992). Seasonal and spatial changes in the larval fish fauna within a large temperate Australian estuary. Marine Biology 112: 1-16. View PDF

Neira, F.J. (1991). Larval development of the oral brooder cardinalfish Apogon rueppellii (Teleostei: Apogonidae) in Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 15(3): 573-584.

Gaughan, D.J., Neira, F.J., Beckley, L.E. & Potter, I.C. (1990). Composition, seasonality and distribution of the ichthyoplankton of the lower Swan Estuary, south-western Australia. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 41: 529-543. View PDF

Neira, F.J. & Gaughan, D.J. (1989). Larval development of Lesueurina sp. (Teleostei: Leptoscopidae) with notes on the occurrence of the larvae in a south-western Australian estuary. Records of the Western Australian Museum 14(3): 375-383.

Neira, F.J. (1989). Larval development of the Australian devilfish, Gymnapistes marmoratus (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae). Fishery Bulletin, U.S. 87(4): 889-898. View PDF

Neira, F.J., Beckley, L.E. & Whitfield, A.K. (1988). Larval development of the silverside Atherina breviceps Cuv. & Val. 1835, (Teleostei, Atherinidae) from Southern Africa. South African Journal of Zoology 23(3): 176-183. View PDF

Neira, F.J., Bradley, J.S., Potter, I.C. & Hilliard, R.W. (1987). Morphological variation among widely dispersed larval populations of anadromous Southern Hemisphere lampreys (Geotriidae and Mordaciidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society of London 92(4): 383-408.