*GEECLAB students/postdocs, †INVASAL researchers/students


48. Figueroa-Muñoz G*†, D Gomez-Uchida, P Fierro, I Valdebenito, I Arismendi (2020) First record of antagonistic interactions between invasive salmonids in South America. Biological Invasions (Submitted MS BINV-D-20-00687).

47. Sanguinetti M†, A Guerrero†, M Duran†, D Gomez-Uchida, B Cid-Aguayo†, M Sepulveda† (2021) An interaction between a native marine top predator and a small-scale fishery of a non-native salmonid: a biological approach and a stakeholder’s perception of the conflict. Scientific Reports (Submitted MS).

46. 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 (Accepted MS GENO_2020_1750).

45.  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 (Accepted MS ID IS20078).

44. Cid-Aguayo B†, A Ramírez†, M Sepúlveda† & D Gomez-Uchida (2020) Invasive Chinook salmon in Chile: stakeholder`s perceptions and management conflicts around a new common-use resource. Environmental Management (Accepted MS EMVM-D-20-00621).

43. Tonella LH et al. (2021) NEOTROPICAL FRESHWATER FISH: a dataset of occurrence and abundance of freshwater fish in the Neotropics.  Ecology (Accepted MS ECY20-0582).


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 (2020).

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 (2019) 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 (Accepted). Preprint at


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.