John P. Sullivan

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John P. Sullivan

  • Department of Ichthyology, The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA.
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  • Sullivan, J.P. 1997. A phylogenetic study of the neotropical hypopomid electric fishes (Gymnotiformes, Rhamphichthyoidea). Unpublished Ph.D Dissertation, Duke University, Durham, NC. 335p. Zitatseite 


  • Lavoué, S. & Sullivan, J.P. 2004. Simultaneous analysis of five molecular markers provides a well-supported phylogenetic hypothesis for the living bony-tongue fishes (Osteoglossomorpha: Teleostei). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 33: 171–185. Zitatseite 


  • Sullivan, J.P., Lundberg, J.G. & Hardman, M. 2006. A phylogenetic analysis of the major groups of catfishes (Teleostei: Siluriformes) using rag1 and rag2 nuclear gene sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 41: 636–662. Zitatseite 


  • Hopkins, C.D., Lavoué, S. & Sullivan, J.P. 2007. Mormyridae. Pp. 219-334 in Stiassny et al.: The Fresh and Brackish Water Fishes of Lower Guinea, West-Central Africa. Volume 1. Zitatseite 


  • Sullivan, J.P., Peng, Z.G., Lundberg, J.G., Peng, J.L. & He, S.P. 2008. Molecular evidence for diphyly of the Asian catfish family Amblycipitidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) and exclusion of the South American Aspredinidae from Sisoroidea. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 157: 51–65. (JSTOR) Zitatseite 


  • Sullivan, J.P. & Hopkins, C.D. 2009. Brachyhypopomus bullocki, a new species of electric knifefish (Gymnotiformes: Hypopomidae) from northern South America. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 158: 183-192. (doi) Zitatseite 


  • Rodiles-Hernández, R., Lundberg, J.G. & Sullivan, J.P. 2010. Taxonomic discrimination and identification of extant blue catfishes (Siluriformes: Ictaluridae: Ictalurus furcatus Group). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 159: 67-82. (doi) Zitatseite 


  • Lundberg, J.G., Sullivan, J.P. & Hardman, M. 2011. Phylogenetics of the South American catfish family Pimelodidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) using nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequences. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 161: 153-189. (doi) Zitatseite 


  • Lundberg, J.G., Covain, R., Sullivan, J.P. & Fisch-Muller, S. 2012. Phylogenetic position and notes on the natural history of Pimelabditus moli Parisi & Lundberg, 2009 (Teleostei: Siluriformes), a recently discovered pimelodid catfish from the Maroni River basin. Cybium, 36 (1): 105-114. (PDF) Zitatseite 


  • Lundberg, J.G., Cox Fernandes, C., Campos-da-Paz, R. & Sullivan, J.P. 2013. Sternarchella calhamazon n. sp., the Amazon’s most abundant species of apteronotid electric fish, with a note on the taxonomic status of Sternarchus capanemae Steindachner, 1868 (Gymnotiformes, Apteronotidae). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 162: 157-173. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Sullivan, J.P., Zuanon, J. & Cox Fernandes, C. 2013. Two new species and a new subgenus of toothed Brachyhypopomus electric knifefishes (Gymnotiformes, Hypopomidae) from the central Amazon and considerations pertaining to the evolution of a monophasic electric organ discharge. ZooKeys, 327: 1-34. (doi) Zitatseite 





  • Rich, M., Sullivan, J.P. & Hopkins, C.D. 2017. Rediscovery and description of Paramormyrops sphekodes (Sauvage, 1879) and a new cryptic Paramormyrops (Mormyridae: Osteoglossiformes) from the Ogooué River of Gabon using morphometrics, DNA sequencing and electrophysiology. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 180 (3): 613–646. (doi) Zitatseite 


  • Decru, E., Sullivan, J.P. & Vreven, E. 2019. Marcusenius wamuinii (Teleostei: Mormyridae), a new elephantfish from the Mangroves National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, IEF-1090: 1-15. Zitatseite