Tim Berra

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Selected Recent Journal Publications



  • Berra, Tim M. 2013. Wallace’s Acceptance of Darwin’s Priority in his own Words. The Linnean 29 (2): 23-40.  [Download PDF]
  • Sommer, J. A., C. Li, J. Brozek, M. L. Bessert, G. Orti, and Tim M. Berra. 2011. Low genetic diversity in nurseryfish, Kurtus gulliveri (Perciformes: Kurtidae) and an appraisal of its breeding system using microsatellite loci. The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory: 27: 179-188. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim. M. 2010. Clarification of field characters for three freshwater sharks and a photographic atlas of Glyphis glyphis and G. garricki from the Adelaide River, Northern Territory, Australia. The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory: 26: 109-114. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M., Gonzalo Alvarez, and Kate Shannon. 2010. The Galton-Darwin-Wedgwood Pedigree of H. H. Laughlin. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society: 101: 228-241. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M., G. Alvarez, and F. C. Ceballo.s 2010. Was the Darwin/Wedwood Dynasty Adversely Affected by Consanguinity? BioScience 60(5): 376-383. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M. 2008. Charles Darwin's paradigm shift. The Beagle, Records of the Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 24: 1-5. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, T. M., B. Gomelsky, B. A. Thompson, and D. Wedd. 2007. Reproductive anatomy, gonad development and spawning seasonality of nurseryfish, Kurtus gulliveri (Perciformes: Kurtidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 55: 211-217. [Download PDF]
  • Ezaz, T,. Tim M. Berra, and J. A. M. Graves. 2007 (2006 imprint). Karyotype of the Australian nurseryfish, Kurtus gulliveri (Kurtidae: Perciformes). Chromosome Science 9: 85-88. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M. 2006. Art, ichthyology, Charles Darwin and the Northern Territory of Australia. The Beagle, Records of the Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 22: 91-97. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M. and Paulo Petry. 2006. Fish assemblage of Cedar Fork Creek, Ohio, unchanged for 28 years. Ohio Journal of Science 106(3): 98-102. [Download PDF]
  • Humphrey, J. D. and Tim M. Berra 2006. Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome in Nurseryfish Kurtus gulliveri (Perciformes: Kurtidae), in the Northern Territory. Australian Society for Veterinary Pathology Report No. 71: 12-13. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M., D. Wedd, & Q. Allsop. 2004. Observation of egg carrying by male nurseryfish, Kurtus gulliveri (Perciformes: Kurtidae), and natural history notes from northern Australia. The Beagle, Records of the Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 20: 187-193. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, T. M. and D. D. Aday. 2004. Otolith description and age-and-growth of Kurtus gulliveri from northern Australia. Journal of Fish Biology 65: 354-362. [Download PDF]
  • Carpenter, K., T.M. Berra, & J. Humphries. 2004. Swim bladder and posterior lateral line nerve of the nurseryfish, Kurtus gulliveri (Perciformes: Kurtidae). Journal of Morphology 260: 193-200. [Download PDF]
  • Lundberg, J. G., T.M. Berra, and J. P. Friel. 2004. First description of juveniles of the primitive catfish Diplomystes (Siluriformes: Diplomystidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 15 (1): 71-82. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M. 2003. Nurseryfish, Kurtus gulliveri, from northern Australia: redescription, distribution, egg mass, and comparison with Kurtus indicus from southeast Asia. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 14(4): 295-306. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M. and F. J. Neira. 2003. Early life history of the nurseryfish, Kurtus gullieri (Perciformes: Kurtidae), from northern Australia. Copeia 2003(2): 384-390. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M. & John D. Humphrey. 2002. Gross anatomy and histology of the hook and skin of forehead brooding male nurseryfish, Kurtus gulliveri, from northern Australia. Environmental Biology of Fishes 65:263-270. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M. and D. Wedd. 2001. Alimentary canal anatomy and diet of the nurseryfish, Kurtus gulliveri (Perciformes: Kurtidae), from the Northern Territory of Australia. The Beagle, Records of the Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 17: 21-25. [Download PDF]
  • G. P.Wallis, K. F. Judge, J. Bland, J. M. Waters, and T. M. Berra. 2001. Genetic diversity in New Zealand Galaxias vulgaris sensu lato (Teleostei: Osmeriformes: Galaxiidae): a test of a biogeographic hypothesis. Journal of Biogeography 28: 59-67. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M. 1997. Some 20th century fish discoveries. Environmental Biology of Fishes 50: 1-12. [Download PDF]
  • Berra, Tim M., L. Crowley, W. Ivantsoff, P. A. Fuerst. 1996. Galaxias maculatus: an explanation of its biogeography. Marine and Freshwater Research 47: 845-849. [Download PDF]