LAWRENCE M. PAGE
Curator of Fishes, Florida Museum of Natural History
Dickinson Hall
Newell Dr. and Museum Rd., Gainesville, FL 32611
Telephone: 352-273-1951
Email: Lpage1@ufl.edu

Principal Scientist Emeritus, Illinois Natural History Survey
Center for Biodiversity
607 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820

Principal Investigator, All Catfish Species Inventory
PBI: All catfish species (Siluriformes): Phase I of an inventory of the
Otophysi; National Science Foundation ($4,688,504 for 5 years)
An NSF-funded global inventory of catfishes of the world.

Affiliate Professor
Department of Zoology
University of Florida

Affiliate Professor
School of Natural Resources and Environment
University of Florida

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. in Zoology, University of Illinois 1972

PROFESSIONAL HONORS/SOCIETY OFFICES:
2001 Gibbs Award from the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists for Outstanding Research in Systematic Ichthyology.

2001 President, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

1996 Principal Scientist of the Illinois Natural History Survey; an honor bestowed on only six scientists since INHS was founded in 1858.

1991 Treasurer, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.

1986-present Board of Governors, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
2002-present Interim Curator of Fishes
Florida Museum of Natural History

2001-2002 Program Officer
Division of Environmental Biology
National Science Foundation

2001-present Principal Scientist Emeritus
Illinois Natural History Survey

1996-2000 Illinois Principal Scientist
Illinois Natural History Survey

1994-2003 Professor
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
University of Illinois

1989-1996 Director, Center for Biodiversity
Illinois Natural History Survey

1986 Interim Chief, Illinois Natural History Survey

1983-2003 Affiliate Professor
Department of Animal Biology
University of Illinois

1983-2003 Graduate Faculty Member
University of Illinois

1972-1996 Professional Scientist
Illinois Natural History Survey

PRIMARY RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Systematics, evolution, and ecology of freshwater fishes; protection of aquatic natural areas. Current research emphasis is on biological diversity, phylogenetic relationships, evolution of reproductive behaviors, and speciation processes in freshwater organisms.

PUBLICATIONS:
Schaaf, R. A. and L. M. Page. 1968. Ringneck snake escapes after ingestion by ophiophagous predator. Bulletin Chicago Herpetological Society 3(2):13.

Smith, P. W. and L. M. Page. 1969. The food of spotted bass in streams of the Wabash River drainage. Transactions of The American Fishery Society 98(4):647-651.

Page, L. M. and P. W. Smith. 1970. The life history of the dusky darter, Percina sciera, in the Embarras River, Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Notes No. 69. 15 p.

Page, L. M. and R. L. Smith. 1970. Recent range adjustments and hybridization of Notropis lutrensis and Notropis spilopterus in Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 63(3):264-272.

Page, L. M. and P. W. Smith. 1971. The life history of the slenderhead darter, Percina phoxocephala, in the Embarras River, Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Notes No. 74. 14 p.

Smith, P. W. and L. M. Page. 1972. Repeated mating of a copperhead and timber rattlesnake. Herpetological Review 4(6):196.

Page, L. M. and G. S. Whitt. 1973. Lactate dehydrogenase isozymes, malate dehydrogenase isozymes, and tetrazolium oxidase mobilities of darters (Etheostomatini). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 44(2B):611-623.

Page, L. M. 1973. An analysis of diversity in the darter genus Percina (Osteichthyes, Percidae). Dissertation Abstracts International 33(10).

Page, L. M. and G. S. Whitt. 1973. Lactate dehydrogenase isozymes of darters and the inclusiveness of the genus Percina. Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Notes No. 82. 7 p.

Page, L. M. and B. M. Burr. 1974. Distributional records for the crayfishes Cambarellus puer, C. shufeldtii, Procambarus gracilis, P. viaeviridis, Orconectes lancifer, O. bisectus, and O. rusticus. Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Science 34(3-4):51-52.

Page, L. M. 1974. The subgenera of Percina (Percidae: Etheostomatini). Copeia 1974(1):66-86.

Page, L. M. 1974. The life history of the spottail darter, Etheostoma squamiceps, in Big Creek, Illinois, and Ferguson Creek, Kentucky. Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Notes No. 89. 20 p.

Page, L. M. 1974. Aquatic Malacostraca recorded for Illinois, with notes on their distributions and habitats within the state. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 67(1):89-104.

Page, L. M. 1975. The life history of the stripetail darter, Etheostoma kennicotti, in Big Creek, Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Notes No. 93. 15 p.

Boyd, J. A., B. M. Burr, L. M. Page, and P. W. Smith. 1975. A study of threatened and/or unique fishes within the boundaries of the Shawnee National Forest of Southern Illinois. In: Those on the brink of doom: a study of rare fishes in the Shawnee National Forest. U.S.D.A. Forest Service. 29 p.

Page, L. M. 1975. Relations among the species of the subgenus Catonotus of Etheostoma (Percidae). Copeia 1975(4):782-784.

Smith, P. W. and L. M. Page. 1975. Notice of invalidation of the lectotype designation of Catonotus kennicotti Putnam. Copeia 1975(4):777-778.

Page, L. M. and P. W. Smith. 1976. Variation and systematics of the stripetail darter, Etheostoma kennicotti (Putnam). Copeia 1976(3):532-541.

Page, L. M. 1976. Natural darter hybrids: Etheostoma gracile x Percina maculata, Percina caprodes x Percina maculata, and Percina phoxocephala x Percina maculata. The Southwestern Naturalist 21(2):161-168.

Page, L. M. 1976. The modified midventral scales of Percina (Osteichthyes, Percidae). Journal of Morphology 148(2):255-264.

Burr, B. M. and L. M. Page. 1976. Distribution and life history notes on the taillight shiner, Notropis maculatus, in Kentucky. Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Science 36(3-4):71-74.

Page, L. M., B. M. Burr, and P. W. Smith. 1976. The spottail darter, Etheostoma squamiceps (Osteichthyes, Percidae) in Indiana. The American Midland Naturalist 95(2):478-479.

Page, L. M. and B. M. Burr. 1976. The life history of the slabrock darter, Etheostoma smithi, in Ferguson Creek, Kentucky. Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Notes No. 99. 12 p.

Page, L. M. and M. E. Braasch. 1976. Systematic studies of darters of the subgenus Catonotus (Percidae), with the description of a new species from the lower Cumberland and Tennessee River systems. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas 60:1-18.

Page, L. M. and M. E. Braasch. 1977. Systematic studies of darters of the subgenus Catonotus (Percidae), with the description of a new species from the Duck River system. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas 63:1-18.

Evers, R. A. and L. M. Page. 1977. Some unusual natural areas of Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Notes No. 100. 47 p.

Page, L. M. 1977. The lateralis system of darters (Etheostomatini). Copeia 1977(3):472-475.

Boyd, J. A. and L. M. Page. 1978. The life history of the crayfish, Orconectes kentuckiensis, in Big Creek, Illinois. The American Midland Naturalist 99(2):398-414.

Burr, B. M. and L. M. Page. 1978. The life history of the cypress darter, Etheostoma proeliare, in Max Creek, Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Notes No. 106. 15 p.

Page, L. M. and D. W. Schemske. 1978. The effect of interspecific competition on the distribution and size of darters of the subgenus Catonotus (Percidae; Etheostoma). Copeia 1978(3):406-412.

Page, L. M. 1978. Redescription, distribution, variation, and life history notes on the longhead darter, Percina macrocephala (Percidae). Copeia 1978(4):655-664.

Braasch, M. E. and L. M. Page. 1979. Systematic studies of darters of the subgenus Catonotus (Percidae), with the description of a new species from Caney Fork. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas 78:1-10.

Page, L. M. and R. L. Mayden. 1979. Nesting site of the lollipop darter Etheostoma neopterum. Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Science 40(1-2):56-57.

Page, L. M. and B. M. Burr. 1979. The smallest species of darter (Pisces; Percidae). The American Midland Naturalist 101(2):452-453.

Mayden, R. L. and L. M. Page. 1979. Systematics of Percina roanoka and P. crassa, with comparisons to P. peltata and P. notogramma (Percidae). Copeia 1979(3): 413-426.

Burr, B. M. and L. M. Page. 1979. The life history of the least darter, Etheostoma microperca, in Iroquois River, Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Notes No. 112. 15 p.

Page, L. M. 1980. Non-game fishes of Illinois. In: Proceedings of the Illinois Non-game Wildlife Symposium, V. M. Kleen (ed.). Illinois Department of Conservation Division of Wildlife Research Periodic Report No. 15:72 74.

Cordes, L. E. and L. M. Page. 1980. Feeding chronology and diet composition of two darters (Percidae) in the Iroquois River system, Illinois. The American Midland Naturalist 104(1):202-206.

Page, L. M. 1980. The life histories of Etheostoma olivaceum and E. striatulum, two species of darters in central Tennessee. Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Notes No. 113. 14 p.

Page, L. M. 1980. Ammocrypta asprella (Jordan), Crystal darter; Etheostoma coosae (Fowler), Coosa darter; Etheostoma kennicotti (Putnam), Stripetail darter; Etheostoma neopterum Howell and Dingerkus, Lollypop darter; Etheostoma obeyense Kirsch, Barcheek darter; Etheostoma olivaceum Braasch and Page, Dirty darter; Etheostoma smithi Page and Braasch, Slabrock darter; Etheostoma squamiceps Jordan, Spottail darter; Etheostoma striatulum Page and Braasch, Striated darter; Etheostoma virgatum (Jordan), Striped darter; Percina macrocephala (Cope), Longhead darter; Percina sciera (Swain), Dusky darter. pp. 615, 638, 660, 674, 676, 694, 696, 698, 707, 726, 740. In: D. S. Lee, et al. Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes. North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, i-x + 854 p.

Page, L. M. 1981. Redescription of Etheostoma australe and a key for the identification of Mexican species of Etheostoma (Percidae). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas 89:1-10.

Morris, M. A. and L. M. Page. 1981. Variation in western logperches (Pisces; Percidae), with description of a new subspecies from the Ozarks. Copeia 1981(1): 95-108.

Page, L. M. 1981. The genera and subgenera of darters (Percidae, Etheostomatini). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas 90:1-69.

Page, L. M., W. L. Keller, and L. E. Cordes. 1981. Etheostoma (Boleosoma) longimanum and E. (Catonotus) obeyense, two more darters confirmed as egg-clusterers. Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Science 42(1 2):35-36.

Page, L. M. and R. L. Mayden. 1981. The life history of the Tennessee snubnose darter, Etheostoma simoterum, in Brush Creek, Tennessee. Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Notes No. 117. 11 p.

Smith, P. W. and L. M. Page. 1981. Endangered and threatened fishes. pp. 5-20. In: Endangered and threatened species of Illinois. Natural Land Institute.

Page, L. M. and B. M. Burr. 1982. Three new species of darters (Percidae; Etheostoma) of the subgenus Nanostoma from Kentucky and Tennessee. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas 101:1-20.

Page, L. M. 1983. Handbook of Darters. T.F.H., Inc., Neptune City, N.J. 271 p.

Page, L. M., M. E. Retzer, and R. A. Stiles. 1983. Spawning behavior in seven species of darters (Pisces: Percidae). Brimleyana 8:135-143.

Page, L. M. and L. E. Cordes. 1983. Variation and systematics of Etheostoma euzonum, the Arkansas saddled darter (Pisces: Percidae). Copeia 1983:1042-1050.

Page, L. M. 1983. Identification of the percids, Boleosoma phlox Cope and loa vigil Hay. Copeia 1983:1082-1083.

Burr, B. M. and L. M. Page. 1984. Etheostoma baileyi Page and Burr, Emerald darter; Etheostoma barrenense Burr and Page, Splendid darter; Etheostoma rafinesquei, Burr and Page, Kentucky snubnose darter. pp. 625.5, 626.5, 685.5. In: D. S. Lee, et al. 1983, et seq. Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes. North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh.

Page, L. M. and D. L. Swofford. 1984. Morphological correlates of ecological specialization in darters. Environmental Biology of Fishes 11:139-159, and Developments in Environmental Biology of Fishes 4:103-123.

Page, L. M. and K. S. Cummings. 1984. A portable camera box for photographing small fishes. Environmental Biology of Fishes 11:160, and _Developments in Environmental Biology of Fishes 4:124.

Lindquist, D. G. and L. M. Page. 1984. Environmental Biology of Darters. Developments in Environmental Biology of Fishes 4. 127 p.

Page, L. M. 1985. The crayfishes and shrimps (Decapoda) of Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin 33(4):335-448.

Page, L. M. 1985. Research applicable to the management of nongame species: examples from the Illinois Natural History Survey. pp. 22-31. In: Proceedings of the workshop on management of nongame species and ecological communities. W. C. McComb (ed.). University of Kentucky, Lexington.

Page, L. M. 1985. A new crayfish of the genus Orconectes from the Little Wabash River system of Illinois (Decapoda: Cambaridae). Biological Society of Washington Proceedings 98:564-570.

Page, L. M. 1985. Evolution of reproductive behaviors in percid fishes. pp. 275-295. In: 125 years of biological research 1858-1983: A symposium. Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin 33(3):139:333.

Burr, B. M. and L. M. Page. 1986. Zoogeography of fishes of the Lower Ohio-Upper Mississippi Basin. In: C. H. Hocutt and E. O. Wiley, ed. Zoogeography of North American Freshwater Fishes. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Retzer, M. E., L. M. Page and D. L. Swofford. 1986. Variation and systematics of Etheostoma whipplei, the redfin darter (Pisces: Percidae). Copeia 1986:631-641.

Page, L. M. 1987. Nongame fishes. pp. 84-85. In: The natural resources of Illinois. R. D. Neely and C. G. Heister (compilers). Illinois Natural History Survey Special Publication No. 6.

Page, L. M. and E. C. Beckham. 1987. Notropis rupestris, a new cyprinid from the Middle Cumberland River System, Tennessee, with comments on variation in Notropis heterolepis. Copeia 1987:659-668.

Burr, B. M. and L. M. Page. 1987. Philip Wayne Smith 1921-1986. Copeia 1987:839-840.

Page, L. M. and T. P. Simon. 1988. Observations on the reproductive behavior and eggs of four species of darters, with comments on Etheostoma tippecanoe and E. camurum. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 81:205-210.

Page, L. M. and H. Bart. 1989. Egg mimics in darters (Pisces: Percidae). Copeia 1989:514-517.

Page, L.M., and P.A. Ceas. 1989. Egg attachment in Pimephales (Pisces: Cyprinidae). Copeia 1989:1074-1077.

Keevin, T. M., L. M. Page, and C. E. Johnston. 1989. The spawning behavior of the Saffron Darter (Etheostoma flavum). Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Science 50:55-58.

Carney, D. A. and L. M. Page. 1990. Meristic characteristics and zoogeography of the genus Ptychocheilus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Copeia 1990:171-181.

Page, L. M. and C. E. Johnston. 1990. Spawning in the creek chubsucker, Erimyzon oblongus, with a review of spawning behavior in suckers (Catostomidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 27:265-272.

Page, L. M. and C. E. Johnston. 1990. The breeding behavior of Opsopoeodus emiliae (Cyprinidae) and its phylogenetic implications. Copeia 1990:1176-1180.

Page, L. M. 1991. [Review of:] Quinn, J. R. 1990. Our native fishes: The aquarium hobbyist's guide to observing, collecting, and keeping them. Countryman Press. Fisheries 16:68-70.

Bart, H. L., Jr. and L. M. Page. 1991. Morphology and adaptive significance of fin knobs in egg-clustering darters. Copeia 1991:80-86.

Page, L. M. and M. R. Jeffords. 1991. Our living heritage: the biological resources of Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin 34(4):357-477.

Page, L. M. 1991. Streams of Illinois. pp. 439-446. In: Our living heritage: the biological resources of Illinois, L. M. Page and M. R. Jeffords (eds.). Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin 34(4).

Page, L. M. and B. M. Burr. 1991. A Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of North America North of Mexico. The Peterson Field Guide Series, Houghton-Mifflin Co., Boston, MA.

Johnston, C. E. and L. M. Page. 1992. The evolution of complex reproductive strategies in North American minnows (Cyprinidae). Pp. 600-621 in Mayden, R.L. (ed.), Systematics, historical ecology, and North American freshwater fishes. Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA.

Mayden, R. L., B. M. Burr, L. M. Page, and R. R. Miller. 1992. The native freshwater fishes of North America. Pp. 827-863 in Mayden, R.L. (ed.), Systematics, historical ecology, and North American freshwater fishes. Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA.

Bart, H. L., Jr. and L. M. Page. 1992. The influence of size and phylogeny on life history variation in North American percids. Pp. 553-572 in Mayden, R.L. (ed.), Systematics, historical ecology, and North American freshwater fishes. Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA.

Dimmick, W. W. and L. M. Page. 1992. Systematic significance of lactate dehydrogenase variation at the generic level in percids. Copeia 1992:535-537.

Page, L. M., P. A. Ceas, D. L. Swofford, and D. G. Buth. 1992. Evolutionary relationships within the Etheostoma squamiceps complex (Percidae; subgenus Catonotus) with descriptions of five new species. Copeia 1992:615-646.

Cohen, J.E., R.A. Beaver, S.H. Cousins, D.L. DeAngelis, L. Goldwasser, K.L. Heong, R.D. Holt, A.J. Kohn, J.H. Lawton, N. Martinez, R. O'Malley, L.M. Page, B.C. Patten, S.L. Pimm, G.A. Polis, M. Rejmánek, T.W. Schoener, K. Schoenly, W.G. Sprules, J.M. Teal, R.E. Ulanowicz, P.H. Watten, H.M. Wilbur, and P. Yodzis. 1993. Improving food webs. Ecology 74:252-258.

Page, L.M. and C.E. Johnston. 1993. [Review of ]: Gilbert, C.R. (ed.) Rare and endangered biota of Florida. Volume II. Fishes. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville. Copeia 1993:253-255.

Page, L.M., G.B. Mottesi, M.E. Retzer, P.A. Ceas, and D.C. Taphorn. 1993. Spawning habitat and larval development of Chaetostoma stannii (Loricariidae) from Rio Crucito, Venezuela. Icthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 4:93-95.

Carney, D. A., L. M. Page, and T. M. Keevin. 1993. Fishes of the Tippecanoe River, Indiana: An outstanding Midwestern stream. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 101:201-209.

Burr, B.M. and L.M. Page. 1993. A new species of Percina (Odontopholis) from Kentucky and Tennessee with comparisons to Percina cymatotaenia (Teleostei: Percidae). Bulletin of the Alabama Museum of Natural History 16:15-28.

Page, L.M., and S.M. Phelps. 1994. Speciation and phylogenetic resolution. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 9:298.

Page, L.M., and M.H. Sabaj. 1994. The function of the caudal keel in Percina (Percidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 40:105-107.

Page, L.M. 1994. Identification of sailfin catfishes introduced to Florida. Florida Scientist 57:171-172.

Page, L.M. 1995. The threespine stickleback as an exceptional evolutionary model. [Review of M.A. Bell, and S.A. Foster, eds. The evolutionary biology of the threespine stickleback. Oxford University Press, New York, 1994. xii + 571 pp.] Ecology 76:2338-2339.

Page, L.M., and G.B. Mottesi. 1995. The distribution and status of the Indiana crayfish, Orconectes indianensis, with comments on the crayfishes of Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 104:103-111.

Armbruster, J.W., and L.M. Page. 1996. Convergence of a cryptic saddle pattern in benthic freshwater fishes. Environmental Biology of Fishes 45:249-257.

Armbruster, J.W., and L.M. Page. 1996. Redescription of Aphanotorulus (Teleostei: Loricariidae) with description of one new species, A. ammophilus, from the Rio Orinoco basin. Copeia 1996:379-389.

Ceas, P.A., and L.M. Page. 1996. Chaetostoma yurubiense (Teleostei: Siluriformes), a new species of loricariid catfish from the Rio Aroa, Urama, and Yaracuy systems in Venezuela. Copeia 1996:671-677.

Laird, C.L., and L.M. Page. 1996. Non-native fishes inhabiting the streams and lakes of Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin 35(1):1-:51.

Page, L.M., J.W. Armbruster, and M.H. Sabaj. 1996. Redescription of Glyptoperichthys scrophus, a loricariid catfish from Peru. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 7:185-191.

Armbruster, J.A., and L.M. Page. 1997. On the identity of the loricariid species Monistiancistrus carachama Fowler 1940, Plecostomus lacerta Nichols 1919, and Rhinelepis levis Pearson 1924 (Teleostei: Siluriformes). Copeia 1997:227-232.

Retzer, M.E., and L.M. Page. 1997. Systematics of the stick catfishes, Farlowella (Pisces, Loricariidae). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 147:33-88.

Sabaj, M.H., K.S. Cummings, and L.M. Page. 1997. Annotated catalogue of type specimens in the Illinois Natural History Survey Fish Collection. Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin 35(5):253-300.

Ceas, P.A., and L.M. Page. 1997. Systematic studies of the Etheostoma spectabile complex (Percidae; subgenus Oligocephalus), with descriptions of four new species. Copeia 1997:496-522.

Page, L.M., M. Pyron, and K.S. Cummings. 1997. Impacts of fragmentation on Midwestern aquatic organisms. Pp. 189-212 in M.W. Schwartz (ed.). Conservation in highly fragmented landscapes. Chapman & Hall, New York.

Katula, R.S., and L.M. Page. 1998. Nest association between a large predator, the bowfin (Amia calva), and its prey, golden shiners (Notemigonus crysoleucas). Copeia 1998:220-221.

Webb, D.W., L.M. Page, S.J. Taylor, and J.K. Krejca. 1998. The current status and habitats of the Illinois cave amphipod, Gammarus acherondytes Hubricht and Mackin (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 60:172-178.

Song, C.B., T.J. Near, and L.M. Page. 1998. Phylogenetic relations among percid fishes as inferred from mitochonrial cytochrome b sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 10:343-353.

Knouft, J.H., and L.M. Page. 1999. [Review of]: Pietsch, T. W. and W. D. Anderson, Jr. (eds.). Collection building in ichthyology and herpetology. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 3. Collection Forum 13:93-94.

Porterfield, J.C., L.M. Page, and T.J. Near. 1999. Phylogenetic relationships among fantail darters (Percidae: Etheostoma: Catonotus): Total evidence analysis of morphological and molecular data. Copeia 1999:551-564.

Steinberg, R. and L. M. Page. 1999. Geographic variation in the blackside darter, Percina maculata (Teleostei, Percidae) in the Ohio River drainage of Kentucky. Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Sciences 60:94-107.

Sabaj, M.H., J.W. Armbruster, and L.M. Page. 1999. Spawning in Ancistrus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) with comments on the evolution of snout tentacles as a novel reproductive strategy: larval mimicry. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 10:217-229.

Page, L. M. 2000. Etheostomatinae Pp. 225-253 in: J. F. Craig (ed.), Percid fishes: systematics, ecology and exploitation. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Steinberg, R., L.M. Page, and J.C. Porterfield. 2000. The spawning behavior of the harlequin darter (Etheostoma histrio). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 11: 141-148.

Near, T.J., J.C. Porterfield, and L.M.Page. 2000. Evolution of cytchrome b and the molecular systematics of Ammocrypta (Percidae: Etheostomatinae). Copeia 2000:701-711.

Page, L. M. and J. H. Knouft. 2000. Variation in egg-mimic size in the guardian darter, Etheostoma oophylax (Percidae). Copeia 2000:782-785.

Armbruster, J.W., M.H. Sabaj, M. Hardman, L. M. Page, J. H. Knouft. 2000. Catfish genus Corymbophanes (Loricariidae: Hypostominae) with description of one new species: Corymbophanes kaiei. Copeia 2000:997-1006.

Near, T. J., L. M. Page, and R. L. Mayden. 2001. Intraspecific phylogeography of Percina evides (Percidae: Etheostomatinae): an additional test of the Central Highlands pre-Pleistocene vicariance hypothesis. Mol. Ecol. (2001) 10:2235-2240.

Page, L. M. and M. E. Retzer. 2002. The status of Illinois' rarest fishes and crustaceans. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 95:311-326.

Hardman, M., L. M. Page, M. H. Sabaj, J. W. Armbruster, and J. H. Knouft. 2002. A comparison of fish surveys made in 1908 and 1998 of the Potaro, Essequibo, Demerara, and coastal river drainages of Guyana. Ich. Explor. Freshw. 13:225-238.

Knouft, J. H. and L. M. Page. 2003. The evolution of body size in extant groups of North American freshwater fishes: Speciation, size distributions, and Cope's Rule. Am. Nat.161:413-421.

Hardman, M. and L. M. Page. 2003. Phylogenetic relationships among bullhead catfishes, genus Ameiurus (Siluriformes: Ictaluridae). Copeia 2003:20-33.

Evans, J. and L. M. Page. 2003. Distribution and relative size of the swim bladder in Percina, with comparisons to Etheostoma, Crystallaria, and Ammocrypta (Teleostei: Percidae). Environ. Biol. Fishes 66:61-65.

Knouft, J. H., L. M. Page, and M. J. Plewa. 2003. Antimicrobial egg cleaning: a novel form of parental care in fishes. Proc. Royal Soc. London, B 1531:2405-2412.

Page, L. M., M. Hardman, and T. J. Near. 2003. Phylogenetic Relationships of Barcheek Darters (Percidae: Etheostoma, Subgenus Catonotus) with Descriptions of Two New Species. Copeia 2003:512-530.

Page, L. M. 2003. [Review of]: Candiru: Life and legend of the bloodsucking catfishes, by Stephen Spotte. Quarterly Review of Biology 78:365-366.

Page, L. M., R. Beaman, V. Funk, M. Jeffords, D. Lipscomb, M. Mares, A. Prather, D. Stevenson, J. Stevenson, and Q. Wheeler. 2004. LINNE: Legacy Infrastructure Netowrk for Natural Environments. [brochure for National Science Foundation].

Knouft, J. H. and L. M. Page. 2004. Nest defense against predators by the male Fringed Darter (Etheostoma crossopterum). Copeia 2004:915-918.

Page, L. M., H. L. Bart, Jr., R. Beaman, L. Bohs, L. T. Deck, V. A. Funk, D. Lipscomb, M. A. Mares, L. A. Prather, J. Stevenson, Q. D. Wheeler, J. B. Woolley and D. W. Stevenson. 2005. LINNE: Legacy Infrastructure Network for Natural Environments. Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign.

Page, L. M. 2005. Organisms in nature as a central focus for biology. Trends Ecol. Evol. 20:361-362.

Page, L. M. 2006. Planetary Biodiversity Inventories: A response to the taxonomic crisis. ActionBioscience.org. http://www.actionbioscience.org/biodiversity/page.html (May 2006).

Page, L. M. and R. H. Robins. 2006. Identification of sailfin catfishes (Teleostei: Loricariidae) in southeastern Asia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 54:455-457.

Thomson, A. W. and L. M. Page. 2006. Genera of the Asian catfish families Sisoridae and Erethistidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes). Zootaxa. 1345:1-96.

Wright, J. J. and L. M. Page. 2006. Taxonomic revision of Lake Tanganyikan Synodontis (Siluriformes: Mochokidae). Florida Museum Natural History Bulletin 46(4):99-154.

Retzer, M. E. and L. M. Page. 2006. Endangered and threatened fishes of Illinois. Outdoor Illinois 15(1):16.

Armbruster, J. W. and Page, L. M. 2006. Redescription of Pterygoplichthys punctatus and description of a new species of Pterygoplichthys (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Neotropical Ichthyology 4(4):401-409.

Page, L. M., R. K. Hadiaty, J. A. Lopez, I. Rachmatika, and R. H. Robins. 2007. Two New Species of the Akysis variegatus Species Group (Siluriformes; Akysidae) from Southern Sumatra and a Redescription of Akysis variegatus Bleeker 1846. Copeia 2007:292-303.

Page, L. M. and T. J. Near. 2007. Percina williamsi, a new darter from the upper Tennessee River drainage related to Percina macrocephala (Percidae; Etheostomatinae). Copeia 2007(3):605-613.

Robins, R. H. and L. M. Page. 2007. Taxonomic status of the Guadalupe Darter, Percina apristis (Teleostei: Percidae). Zootaxa 1618:51-60.

Carvalho, M. R. de, F. A. Bockmann, D. S. Amorim, C. R. F. Brandăo, M. de Vivo, J. L. de Figueiredo, H. A. Britski, M. C. C. de Pinna, N. A. Menezes, F. P. L. Marques, N. Papavero, E. M. Cancello, J. V. Crisci, J. D. McEachran, R. C. Schelly, J. G. Lundberg, A. C. Gill, R. Britz, Q. D. Wheeler, M. L. J. Stiassny, L. R. Parenti, L. M. Page, W. C. Wheeler, J. Faivovich, R. P. Vari, L. Grande, C. J. Humphries, R. DeSalle, M. C. Ebach & G. J. Nelson. 2007. Taxonomic Impediment or Impediment to Taxonomy? A Commentary on Systematics and the Cybertaxonomic-Automation Paradigm. Evolutionary Biology 3-4:140-143.

Page, L. M. 2008. Planetary biodiversity inventories as models for the new taxonomy. Pp. 55-62 in: Wheeler, Q. (ed.), The New Taxonomy. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Wright, J. J. and L. M. Page. 2008. A new species of Synodontis (Siluriformes: Mochokidae) from tributaries of the Kasai River in northern Angola. Copeia 2008(2):294-300.

Page, L. M. 2008. [Review of:] Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof. 2007. Handbook of European Freshwater Fishes. Copeia 2008:727-729.

Thomson, A. W., J. A. Lopez, R. K. Hadiaty, and L. M. Page. 2008. A new species of Nanobagrus (Teleostei: Bagridae) from southern Sumatra. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil. 157:67-72.

Burr, B. M. and L. M. Page. 2009. Illinois fish communities: more than a century of change. Pp. 147-162 in: Taylor, C. A., J. B. Taft, and C. E. Warwick (eds.), Canaries in the Catbird Seat: The Past, Present, and Future of Biological Resources in a Changing Environment. Illinois Natural History Survey Special Publication 30. Champaign.

Havird, J. C. and L. M. Page. 2010. A revision of Lepidocephalichthys (Teleostei: Cobitidae), with descriptions of two new species from Thailand and Myanmar. Copeia 2010:137-159.

Lea, R. N., H. Espinosa-Pérez, L.T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, N. E. Mandrak, R. L. Mayden, J. E. Nelson, and L. M. Page. 2010. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 67(1) March 2010:66-67. [142]

Havird, J. C. and L. M. Page. W. Tangjitjaroen, C. Vidthayanon, C. Grudpan, and S. Udduang. In press. A new species of Lepidocephalichthys (Teleostei: Cobitidae) with distinctive sexual dimorphism and comments on relationships in southern lineages of Cobitidae. Zootaxa.

Blanton, R. E., L. M. Page, and B. M. Ennis. In press. Phylogenetic relationships of Opsopoeodus emiliae, with comment on the taxonomic implications of discordance among datasets. Copeia.

Thomson, A. W. and L. M. Page. In press. Taxonomic revision of the Amphilius uranoscopus complex in Kenya with the description of a new species from the Athi River. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

Page, L. M. and B. M. Burr. In press. A Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of North America North of Mexico, 2nd edition. The Peterson Field Guide Series, Houghton-Mifflin Co., Boston, MA.


GRADUATE AND POSTDOCTORAL STUDENTS:

1988 Henry L. Bart, Jr., Postdoctoral
1989 Jeanine M. Berlocher, M.S.
1989 Mina Tynan, M.S.
1990 Walter W. Dimmick, Postdoctoral
1992 Carol E. Johnston, Ph.D.
1993 Choon-Bok Song, Ph.D.
1994 Michael E. Retzer, Ph.D.
1995 Christopher A. Laird, M.S.
1995 Gabriela B. Mottesi, M.S.
1997 Mark Pyron, Postdoctoral
1997 Jonathan W. Armbruster, Ph.D.
1997 Patrick A. Ceas, Ph.D.
1998 Ralph Steinberg, M.S.
1999 Jean C. Porterfield, Ph.D.
1999 Steven Herrington, M.S.
2000 Thomas J. Near, Ph.D.
2001 Jason Knouft, Ph.D.
2002 Mark H. Sabaj, Ph.D.
2002 Michael Hardman, Ph.D.
2003 Christopher A. Taylor, Ph.D.
2005 Robert H. Robins, M.S.
2006 Jeremy Wright, M.S.
Present Alfred Thomson, M.S.
Present Rebecca Blanton, Postdoctoral


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