Into the Waples Zone

The median Phi_st that we estimated in the Indo-Pacific fall right in line with what Robin Waples reported from his review of the literature over 20 years ago in his influential “Separating the Wheat From the Chaff” paper: right around 0.02. Waples’ persistent point was that with such low values... [Read More]

The Molecular Biogeography of the Indo-Pacific

One of the first things we wanted to do for (DIPnet) was to get a clear sense of where things stand. So we went about assembling a large database of legacy mitochondrial sequence data, writing to authors around the world, who kindly shared their datasets with us. These data underwent... [Read More]

The Diversity of the Indo-Pacific Network

Stretching from East Africa to Easter Island (Rapa Nui), the tropical Indo-Pacific is the largest biogeographic region in the world! Like a bullseye in the middle of the Indo-Pacific, right in the Indo-Malay-Philippines Archipelago, sits the Coral Triangle: the site of highest marine biodiversity in the world. Biodiversity declines in... [Read More]

RCN updates

postdoc ad, spring readings, and more!

We wanted to share an update on RCN activities to look forward to in Spring 2019. 1) We are still looking for a postdoc! The application has reopened and we will start reviewing applications again on January 31. The application materials has been revised, so please check out the ad... [Read More]