*GEECLAB students/postdocs, †INVASAL researchers/students


52. Soto D, I Arismendi , JA Olivos , CB Canales-Aguirre† , J Leon-Muñoz, E Niklitschek , M Sepulveda†, F Paredes , D Gomez-Uchida & Y Soria-Galvarro (2022) Multifaceted environmental risk assessment of escapes from intensive aquaculture. Reviews in Aquaculture (submitted MS ID RAQ-01-22-0007).

51. Marín-Nahuelpi R†, JM Yáñez†, SS Musleh†*, D Cañas-Rojas†*, JC Quintanilla, S Contreras-Lynch, G Gajardo, M Sepúlveda†, C Harrod†, D Gomez-Uchida (2022) Genetic structure and origin of non-native, free-living Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) along a latitudinal gradient in Chile, South America. Aquaculture Environment Interactions (submitted MS AEI-2021-04-005).

50. Figueroa-Muñoz G*†, I Arismendi, A Urzúa, F Guzmán, P Fierro† & D Gomez-Uchida (2022) Consumption of marine-derived nutrients from invasive Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) transfer ω-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids to invasive resident rainbow trout (O. mykiss). Science of the Total Environment (Accepted MS).

49. Tonella LH et al. (2022) NEOTROPICAL FRESHWATER FISH: a dataset of occurrence and abundance of freshwater fish in the Neotropics.  Ecology (Accepted MS).


48. Urbina, MA, PC Guerrero, V Jerez, F Lisón, G Luna-Jorquera, C Matus-Olivares, JC Ortiz, G Pavez†, MJ Pérez-Alvarez, R Riquelme-Bugueño, M Santos-Carvallo, M Sepúlveda†, PF Victoriano & D Gomez-Uchida (2021) Extractivist policies hurt Chile’s ecosystems. Science 373(6560): 1208-1209.

47. Figueroa-Muñoz G*†, D Gomez-Uchida, P Fierro†, I Valdebenito, I Arismendi (2021) First record of antagonistic interactions between invasive salmonids in South America. Biological Invasions

46. Sanguinetti M†, B Cid-Aguayo†, A Guerrero†, M Duran†, D Gomez-Uchida & M Sepulveda† (2021) Fishers’ perception of the interaction between the South American sea lion and the Chinook salmon fishery in southern Chile. Scientific Reports 11, 14463.

45. Cadiz MI†, ME López, D Díaz-Domínguez, G Cáceres, R Marin-
Nahuelpi†, D Gomez-Uchida, CB Canales-Aguirre† , P Orozco-terWengel & JM Yáñez† (2021) Detection of selection signatures in the genome of a domestic population of anadromous rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Genomics 113 (5): 3395-3404.

44.  Nuñez-Flores M*, D Gomez-Uchida & P López-González (2021) Molecular systematics of Thouarella (Octocorallia: Primnoidae) with the description of three new species from the Southern Ocean based on combined molecular and morphological evidence.  Invertebrate Systematics 35(6) 655-674.

43. Cid-Aguayo B†, A Ramírez†, M Sepúlveda† & D Gomez-Uchida (2021) Invasive Chinook salmon in Chile: Stakeholder Perceptions and Management Conflicts around a New Common-use Resource. Environmental Management


42. Prida V†, M Sepúlveda†, C Quezada-Romegialli†, C Harrod†, D Gomez-Uchida, B Cid-Aguayo† & CB Canales-Aguirre† (2020) Chilean Salmon Sushi: Genetics Reveals Product Mislabeling and a Lack of Reliable Information at the Point of Sale. Foods 9(11) 1699.

41. Cid-Aguayo B†, A Ramírez†, M Sepúlveda† & D Gomez-Uchida (2020) Salmones Chinook en Chile: de invasión biológica a oportunidad socioeconómica, mediante la autogestión sostenible del recurso de uso común. Agroalimentaria 26: 19-35.

40. Cádiz MI†, ME López , D Díaz-Domínguez , G Cáceres , G Yoshida, D Gomez-Uchida, JM Yañez† (2020) Whole genome re-sequencing reveals recent signatures of selection in three strains of farmed Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Scientific Reports 10, 11514.

39. Maldonado-Márquez A†, T Contador†, J Rendoll-Cárcamo,  S Moore†, C Perez-Troncoso†, D Gomez-Uchida, C Harrod† (2020) Southernmost distribution limit for endangered Peladillas (Aplochiton taeniatus) and non-native coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) co-existing within Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, Chile. Journal of Fish Biology.

38. Núñez-Flores M*, D Gomez-Uchida & P López-González (2020) Molecular and morphological data reveal three new species of Thouarella (Anthozoa: Octocorallia: Primnoidae). Marine Biodiversity 50, 30.

37. Koeberle A, Arismendi I, Crittenden W, DiPrinzio C, Gomez-Uchida D, Noakes D, Richardson S (2020) Otolith shape as a classification tool for Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) discrimination in native and introduced systems. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

36. Musleh SS*†, LW Seeb†, JE Seeb†, B Ernst†, S Neira†, C Harrod†, D Gomez-Uchida (2020) Mixed-stock analyses among migratory, non-native Chinook salmon at sea and assignment to natal sites in freshwater at their introduced range in South America. Biological Invasions 22: 3175–3182.


35. Arismendi, Ivan, Brooke E. Penaluna, Daniel Gomez-Uchida, Cecilia Di Prinzio, Douglas Rodríguez-Olarte, Fernando M. Carvajal-Vallejos, José Iván Mojica, Rosana Mazzoni, Victor Cussac, Mabel Maldonado, Erica Pellegrini Caramaschi, América J. Zeballos, Andrea Villalba, Paul A. Van Damme, Leslie Córdova, Ricardo Iglesias-Rios, Diego Cañas-Rojas*, Mauricio Cañas-Merino*, Javiera N. Benavente*, Mónica Núñez-Flores*, Selim S. Musleh*, and Pablo Savaria* (2019) Chapter 9 – Trout and Char of South America. In: Jeffrey L. Kershner, Jack E. Williams, Robert E. Gresswell, and Javier Lobon-Cervia, Editors. Trout and Char of the World. American Fisheries Society. ISBN: 978-1-934874-54-7. 777 pp.

34. Whiteley, Andrew R., Brooke E. Penaluna, Eric B. Taylor, Steve Weiss, Alicia Abadia-Cardoso, Daniel Gomez-Uchida, Itsuro Koizumi, and Patrick Trotter (2019) Trout and Char: Taxonomy, Systematics, and Phylogeography. In: Jeffrey L. Kershner, Jack E. Williams, Robert E. Gresswell, and Javier Lobon-Cervia, Editors.  Trout and Char of the World. American Fisheries Society. ISBN: 978-1-934874-54-7. 777 pp.

33. Irgang R, M Poblete-Morales, D Gomez-Uchida, R Avendaño-Herrera (2019) First description of health status and associated bacterial diversity from non-native Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, Walbaum 1792) naturalized in a large river system from southern Chile. Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists 39(2): 55-64.

32. González BA, JP Vasquez, D Gomez-Uchida, JE Cortés, R Rivera, N Aravena, AM Chero, AM Agapito, V Varas, JC Wheeler, P Orozco-terWengel, JC Marín (2019) Phylogeography and population genetics of Vicugna vicugna: evolution in the arid Andean high plateau. Frontiers in Genetics 10: 445.


31. Sepúlveda M†, G Pavez†, P Savaria*, C Harrod† & D Gomez-Uchida (2018) Sighting of a Southern elephant seal Mirounga leonina in the Toltén River, southern Chile. Revista Biología Marina y Oceanografía 53 (3): 375-380.

30. Gomez-Uchida D, M Sepúlveda†, B Ernst†, TA Contador†, S Neira† & C Harrod† (2018) Chile’s salmon escape demands action. Science 361 (6405): 857-858 . https://doi: 10.1126/science. aau7973.

29. Spano CA*, Canales-Aguirre CB*, Musleh SS*, Haussermann V, D Gomez-Uchida (2018) Species delimitation in sea anemones (Anthozoa: Actiniaria): From traditional taxonomy to integrative approaches. Marine Biology Research (submitted MBRJ-2018-0113).

28. Bosch D, Avilla J, Musleh SS* Rodríguez M. (2018) Target-site mutations (AChE and kdr), and PSMO activity in codling moth (Cydia pomonella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)) populations from Spain. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology

27. Spano CA*, V Häussermann, FH Acuña, C Griffiths, LW Seeb, D Gomez-Uchida (2018) Hierarchical biogeographical processes largely explain the genomic divergence pattern in a species complex of sea anemones (Metridioidea: Sagartiidae: Anthothoe). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 127: 217-228.

26. Gomez-Uchida D, D Cañas-Rojas*, CM Riva-Rossi, JE Ciancio, MA Pascual, B Ernst†, E Aedo, SS Musleh*, F Valenzuela-Aguayo*, TP Quinn†, JE Seeb† & LW Seeb† (2018) Genetic signals of artificial and natural dispersal linked to colonization of South America by non-native Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Ecology and Evolution 8(12): 6192-6209.

25. Canales-Aguirre CB*, LW Seeb†, JE Seeb†, MI Cádiz*, SS Musleh*, I Arismendi, G Gajardo, R Galleguillos & D Gomez-Uchida (2018) Contrasting genetic metrics and patterns among introduced rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in two Patagonian lakes differentially impacted by trout aquaculture. Ecology and Evolution 8:273–285.


24. Lazo-Cancino D, Musleh SS*, Hernandez CE, Palma E, Rodriguez-Serrano E (2017). Does silvoagropecuary landscape fragmentation affect the genetic diversity of the sigmodontine rodent Oligoryzomys longicaudatus? PeerJ http://doi: 10.7717/peerj.3842. eCollection 2017

23. Spano CA*, V Häussermann (2017) Anthopleura radians, a new species of sea anemone (Cnidaria: Actiniaria: Actiniidae) from northern Chile, with comments on other species of the genus from the South Pacific Ocean. Biodiversity and Natural History 3(1):1-11.


22. Spano CA*, Hernández CE & MM Rivadeneira (2016) Evolutionary dispersal drives the latitudinal diversity gradient of stony corals. Ecography (in press). : 10.1111/ecog.01855.

21. Musleh SS*,  Gomez-Uchida D, Espinoza C, Ruiz-Tagle N, Gallardo VA (2016) Molecular taxonomy and community dynamics of the phylum Actinobacteria in the Humboldt Sulfuretum off central Chile. Revista de Biologia Marina y Oceanografia 51(1): 89-100. DOI:

20. GJ McKinney, LW Seeb, WA Larson, D Gomez-Uchida, MT Limborg, MSO Brieuc, MV Everett, KA Naish, RK Waples, JE Seeb (2016) A second-generation linkage map reveals candidate genes underlying adaptive variation in Chinook salmon. Molecular Ecology Resources 16 (3): 769-783. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12479.


19. Häussermann V, CA Spano*, M Thiel & KB Lohrmann (2015) First record of the sea anemone Diadumene lineata (Verrill, 1869) from the Chilean coast. Spixiana 38(1): 39-42.

18. Benavente JN*, LW Seeb, JE Seeb, I Arismendi, CE Hernández, G Gajardo, R Galleguillos, MI Cádiz*, SS Musleh* & D Gomez-Uchida (2015) Temporal genetic variance and propagule-driven genetic structure characterize naturalized rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) from a Patagonian lake impacted by trout farming. PLOS ONE 10(11): e0142040.

17. Canales-Aguirre CB*, Quiñones A, Hernandez CE, Neill PE & A Brante (2015) Population genetics of the invasive cryptogenic anemone, Anemonia alicemartinae, along the southeastern Pacific coast. Journal of Sea Research 102: 1-9. DOI:10.1016/j.seares.2015.03.005

16. Vargas PV*, I Arismendi & D Gomez-Uchida (2015) Evaluating taxonomic homogenization of freshwater fish assemblages in Chile. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 88: 16. DOI: 10.1186/s40693-015-0046-2.


15. Fuentes-Navarrete M*, D Gomez-Uchida, C Gallardo-Escarate, CB Canales-Aguirre, R Galleguillos & JC Ortiz  (2014) Development of microsatellites for the Southern Darwin’s frog Rhinoderma darwiniiConservation Genetics Resources 6: 1035-1037DOI: 10.1007/s12686-014-0279-4.

14. Gomez-Uchida D, Seeb LW, Warheit KI, McKinney GM & JE Seeb (2014) Deep sequencing of the transcriptome and mining of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) provide genomic resources for applied studies in Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Conservation Genetics Resources 6: 807-811. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-014-0235-3.

13. Arismendi I, B Penaluna, JB Dunham, D Soto, IA Fleming, D Gomez-Uchida, G Gajardo, PV Vargas* & J Leon-Muñoz (2014) Differential invasion success of salmonids in Southern Chile: patterns and hypotheses. Reviews in Fish Biology & Fisheries 24: 919-941. DOI: 10.1007/s11160-014-9351-0.


12. Petrou E, L Hauser, RS Waples, JE Seeb, WD Templin, D Gomez-Uchida & LW Seeb. (2013) Secondary contact and changes in coastal hydrology influence the nonequilibrium  population structure of a salmonid (Oncorhynchus keta). Molecular Ecology 2: 5848-5860.

11. Gomez-Uchida D, FP Palstra, TW Knight & DE Ruzzante (2013) Contemporary effective population and metapopulation size (Ne and meta-Ne): comparison among three salmonids inhabiting a fragmented system and differing in gene flow and its asymmetries Ecology and Evolution 3: 569-580.

2003 – 2012

10. Gomez-Uchida D, JE Seeb, C Habicht & LW Seeb (2012) Allele frequency stability in large, wild exploited populations over multiple generations: insights from Alaska sockeye salmon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69: 916–929.

9. Gomez-Uchida D, JE Seeb, MJ Smith, C Habicht, TP Quinn & LW Seeb (2011) Single nucleotide polymorphisms unravel hierarchical divergence and signatures of selection among Alaskan sockeye salmon populations. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:48.

8. Gomez-Uchida D, TW Knight & DE Ruzzante (2009) Interaction of landscape and life-history attributes on genetic diversity, neutral divergence, and gene flow in a pristine community of salmonids. Molecular Ecology 18: 4854–4869.

7. Gomez-Uchida D, KP Dunphy, MF O’Connell & DE Ruzzante (2008) Genetic divergence between Arctic charr morphs in Gander Lake, Newfoundland: roles of migration, mutation and unequal effective population size. Journal of Fish Biology 73: 2040-2057.

6. Gomez-Uchida D & MA Banks (2007) A simulation approach of population differentiation and individual assignment to assess relevant genetic data for rockfish conservation. In: J Heifetz, J DiCosimo, AJ Gharrett, MS Love, VM O’Connell & RD Stanley (eds) Biology, Assessment, and Management of North Pacific Rockfishes. Alaska Sea Grant, University of Alaska Fairbanks: 141-152 (book chapter).

5. Gomez-Uchida D & MA Banks (2006) Estimation of effective population size for the long-lived darkblotched rockfish Sebastes crameri. Journal of Heredity 97: 603-606.

4. Miller JA, MA Banks, D Gomez-Uchida & AL Shanks (2005) A comparison of population structure in black rockfish (Sebastes melanops) as determined with otolith microchemistry and microsatellite DNA. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62: 2189-2198.

3. Gomez-Uchida D & MA Banks (2005) Microsatellite analyses of spatial genetic structure in darkblotched rockfish (Sebastes crameri): is pooling samples safe? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62: 1874-1886.

2. Gomez-Uchida D, EA Hoffman, WR Ardren & MA Banks (2003) Microsatellite markers for the heavily exploited canary (Sebastes pinniger) and other rockfish species. Molecular Ecology Notes 3: 387-389.

1. Gomez-Uchida D, D Weetman, L Hauser, R Galleguillos & M Retamal (2003) Allozyme and AFLP analysis of genetic population structure in the hairy edible crab Cancer setosus from the Chilean coast. Journal of Crustacean Biology 23(2): 486-494.