Publications

Clucas G, Lou RN, Overgaard-Therkildsen N, and Kovach AI. (2019) Novel signals of adaptive genetic variation in northwestern Atlantic cod revealed by whole genome sequencing. Evolutionary Applications, 12(10): 1971-1987.

Walsh J*, Clucas G*, MacManes M, and Kovach AI. (In press) Divergent selection and drift shape the genomes of two avian sister species spanning a saline-freshwater ecotone. Ecology & Evolution.

Trathan PN, Wienecke B, Barbraud C, Jenouvrier S, Kooyman G, Le Bohec C, Ainley D, Ancel A, Zitterbart D, Chown S, LaRue M, Cristofari R, Younger J, Clucas G, Bost CA, Brown J, Gillett H, and Fretwell P. (2019) The emperor penguin – vulnerable to projected rates of warming and sea ice loss. Biological Conservation.

Clucas G, Kerr LA, Cadrin SX, Zemeckis DR, Sherwood GD, Goethel D, Whitener Z, and Kovach AI. (2019) Adaptive genetic variation underlies biocomplexity of Atlantic Cod in the Gulf of Maine and on Georges Bank. PLoS ONE, 14(5):e0216992

Clucas G*, Younger J*, Kao D, Emmerson L, Southwell C, Wienecke B, Rogers AD, Bost CA, Miller GD, Polito MJ, Lelliot P, Handley J, Crofts S, Phillips A, Dunn MJ, Miller KJ, and Hart T (2018) Comparative population genomics reveals key barriers to dispersal in Southern Ocean penguins. Molecular Ecology, 27(23):4680-4697. *Joint first authors.

Borowicz A, McDowall P, Youngflesh C, Sayre-McCord T, Clucas G, Herman R, Forrest S, Rider M, Schwaller M, Hart T, and Jenouvrier S (2018) Multi-modal survey of Adélie penguin mega-colonies reveals the Danger Islands as a seabird hotspot. Scientific reports, 8(1):3926.

Younger J*, Clucas G*, Kao D, Rogers AD, Gharbi K, Hart T, and Miller K (2017) The challenges of detecting subtle population structure and its importance for the conservation of emperor penguins. Molecular Ecology, 26(15): 3883 – 3897. *Joint first authors.

Clucas G*, Younger J*, Kao D, Rogers AD, Handley J, Miller G, Jouventin P, Nolan P, Gharbi K, Miller KJ, and Hart T (2016) Dispersal in the sub-Antarctic: King penguins show remarkably little population genetic differentiation across their range. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16: 211. *Joint first authors.

Levy H*, Clucas G*, Rogers AD, Polito MJ, Lynch H, Emslie SD, and Hart T (2016) Population structure and phylogeography of the Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) across the Scotia Arc. Ecology & Evolution, 6: 1834–1853. *Joint first authors.

Younger J*, Clucas G*, Kooyman G, Wienecke B, Rogers AD, Trathan PN, Hart T, and Miller KJ (2015) Too much of a good thing: sea ice extent may have forced emperor penguins into refugia during the last glacial maximum. Global Change Biology, 21(6): 2215-2226. *Joint first authors.

Brekke P, Ewen J, Clucas G, and Santure A (2015) Determinants of male floating behavior and floater reproduction in a threatened population of the hihi (Notiomystis cincta). Evolutionary Applications, 8(8), 796-806.

Freer JJ, Mable BK, Clucas G, Rogers AD, Polito MJ, Dunn M, Naveen R, Levy H, and Hart T (2015) High-levels of connectivity and limited genetic differentiation among chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) populations in the Scotia Arc. Polar Biology, 38(9), 1493-1502.

Clucas G, Dunn MJ, Dyke G, Emslie SD, Naveen R, Polito MJ, Pybus O, Rogers AD, and Hart T (2014) A reversal of fortunes: climate change ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ in Antarctic Peninsula penguins. Scientific Reports, 4: 5024.

Polito MJ, Clucas G, Hart T, and Trivelpiece WZ (2012) A simplified method of determining the sex of Pygoscelis penguins using bill measurements. Marine Ornithology, 40: 89 – 94.

Zieritz A, Clucas G, Axtmann L, and Aldridge D (2012) Shell ecophenotype in the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) determines the spatial pattern in foraging behaviour of an oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) population. Marine biology 159: 863 – 872.

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