Publications

2005  Beldade, R., Van Tassell, J.L., and Goncalves, E.J. The first record of Chromogobius britoi (Teleostei: Gobiidae) on the mainland European coast. Journal of Fish Biology

2005  Rocha, L.A., Robertson, D.R., Rocha, C.R., Van Tassell, J.L., Craig, M.T., and Bowens, B.W. Recent invasion of the tropical Atlantic by an Indo-Pacific coral reef fish. Molecular Ecology

2004   Van Tassell, J.L. and Baldwin, C. Revison of the gobiid genus Akko with description of a new species. Zootaxa. 462:1-15. download pdf

2003    Gobiidae. D. Ross Robertson and J.L. Van Tassell. In: Shorefishes of the Tropical eastern Pacific by D. Ross Robertson and G. Allen. Smithsonian Publication. link to CD

2003    Ruber, L, Van Tassell, J.L. and Zardoya, R. Rapid speciation and ecological divergence in the American seven-spined gobies (Gobiidae, Gobiosomatini) inferred from a molecular phylogeny. Evolution 57(7):1584-1598.

2002    Taylor, M. and Van Tassell, J.L. Observations on Microhabitat utilization by three widely distributed Neotropical gobies of the genus Elacatinus. Copeia 2002(4):1134-1136

2001    Van Tassell, J.L. A new species of Chromogobius from the eastern Atlantic. Copeia 2001(4):1073-1080.

2001    Hajagos, J.H and J.L. Van Tassell. A visual survey of the inshore fish communities of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands). Arquipelago supl. 2, part B:95-99.

2000    Thorsen, D., Mille, K.J., Van Tassell, J.L. and J.G. Hajagos. Infestation of the parrotfish Sparisoma cretense (Scaridae), by the fish louse, Anilocra physodes (Isopoda: Cymothoidae), in the Canary Islands.  Cybium 24(1):45-59.

1995    Mille, K. and J.L. Van Tassell. Accuracy in estimating length of Sparisoma cretense during underwater visual surveys. NE Gulf Science.

1994    Van Tassell, J.L., Brito, A., and S.A. Bortone. Cleaning Behavior among marine fishes and invertebrates in the Canary Islands. Cybium 18(2):117-127.

1994    Bortone, S.A., Van Tassell, J.L., Brito, A., Falcon, J.M., Mena, J. And Bundrick, C.M. Enhancement of the nearshore fish assemblage in the Canary Islands with artificial habitats. Bull. Of Mar. Sci. 55(2-3): 602-608.

1994    Bortone, S.A.; Van Tassell, J.L.; Brito, A.; Falcon, J.; Mena, J. and C.M. Bundrick. Fish Aggregating Devices (FAD) Enhancement of Nearshore Fish Assemblage in The Canary Islands. Bull. Mar. Sci.

1992    Bortone, S.A., Van Tassell, J.L., Brito, A, Falcon, J, and C.M. Bundrick. Visual census as a means to estimate standing biomass, length, and growth in fishes. Proc. American Acad. Underwater Sciences, Diving for Science. 12:13-21.

1991    Van Tassell, J.L.; Bortone, S.A.; Brito, A.; Falcon, J.M.; Betencort, M. Report on the Fishes of the Canary Islands ‑ Compiled from the Earthwatch Expeditions on El Hierro (1989) and Fuerteventura (1990). 250 pp.

1991    Bortone, S.A.; Van Tassell, J.; Brito, A.; Falcon, J.M.; and Bundrick, C.M. A Visual Assessment of the Inshore Fishes and Fishery Resources off El Hierro, Canary Islands: A Baseline Survey. Sci. Mar. 55(3):529-541.

1988    Van Tassell, J.L. and Y. Murata. Effects of tourism on the fishes of the Canary Islands. Report prepared for the Ministry of Tourism, Gran Canaria.

1988    Van Tassell, J.L., P.J. Miller and A. Brito. A Revision of Vanneagobius (Teleostei: Gobiidae), with description of a new species. J. Nat. History 22:545-567.

1988    Van Tassell, J.L. A New Species of Didogobius (Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the Canary Islands. Am. Mus. Novitates, No. 2906, 8p.

1985    Dooley, J.K.; J.L. Van Tassell and A. Brito. An Annotated Checklist of Shorefishes of the  Canary Islands. Am. Mus. Novitates, No.2824: 49 pp.

 

 
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