Research & Collections

Morgan Raley: Complete Publications

CT McAllister, WC Starnes, ME Raley & HW Robison. 2010. Geographic distribution records for select fishes of central and northern Arkansas. Journal of the Texas Academy of Sciences. 62(4):271-280.

KL Tang, MK Agnew, W-J Chen, MV Hirt, ME Raley, T Sado, LM Schneider, L Yang, HL Bart, S He, H Liu, M Miya, K Saitoh, AM Simons, RM Wood, & RL Mayden. 2011. Phylogeny of the gudgeons (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Gobioninae). Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution. 61(1):103-124.

AE Bogan, JM Smith, & ME Raley. 2011. The Lilliput (Toxolasma parvum) (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionidae) introduced into North Carolina. Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science. 127(2):192–193.

AE Bogan, J Bowers-Altman, & ME Raley. 2011. The first confirmed record of the Chinese pond mussel (Sinanodonta woodiana) in the United States. The Nautilus. 125(1):41-43.

AE Bogan, J Bowers-Altman, & ME Raley. 2011. A new threat to conservation of North American freshwater mussels: Chinese Pond Mussel (Sinanodonta woodiana) in the United States. Tentacle. 19:39- 40.

CT McAllister, WC Starnes, HW Robison, RE Jenkins, & ME Raley. 2009. Distribution of the Silver Redhorse, Moxostoma anisurum (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae) in Arkansas. Southwestern Naturalist. 54(4):514-518.

AE Bogan, ON Mandryka, YM Punin, ME Raley, & JF Levine. 2007. Preliminary taxonomic examination of the Unio and Anodonta species from the Baltic Region based upon molecular data. Pages. 56-58. IN: Molluscs, Morphology, phylogeny, biogeography and ecology. The collection articles on materials of Seventh (xv1) Conference on Study of Mollusks, November 14-17, 2006. Editors E.N. Egorova, P.V.

Kijashko and B.I. Sirenko. St. Petersburg, Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian].
JM Caldwell, ME Raley, & JF Levine. 2007. Mitochondrial multiplex real-time PCR as a source tracking method in fecal-contaminated effluents. Environmental Science & Technology. 41(9):3277-3283.

O Miller, FJ Fuller, WA Gebreyes, GA Lewbart, RB Shivappa, DM Stone, PF Dixon, ME Raley, & JF Levine. 2007. Phylogenetic analysis of spring viremia of carp virus reveals distinct subgroups with common origins for recent isolates in North America and the UK. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 76(3):193-204.

ME Raley, JF Levine, & AE Bogan. 2006. Hemolymph as a nonlethal and minimally invasive source of DNA for molecular systematic studies of freshwater mussels. Tentacle. 14:33-34.

ME Raley & RM Wood. 2001. Molecular systematics of members of the Notropis dorsalis species group (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae). Copeia 2001:638-645.

RM Wood & ME Raley. 2000. Cytochrome b sequence variation in the crystal darter, Crystallaria asprella (Actinopterygii: Percidae). Copeia 2000:20-26. 

Recent Poster Presentations

Carolina RedhorseM.E. Raley & W.C. Starnes.  Current knowledge of the distributional status and genetic relationships (based on cytochrome-b and S7 intron sequences) of the rare “Carolina Redhorse”, Moxostoma sp.

M.E. Raley, A.E. Bogan, C.B. Eads, & J.F. Levine.  Molecular evidence for a novel phylogenetic placement of the Carolina Creekshell, Villosa vaughaniana (Lea, 1836)

Oral Presentations (2004–2007)

ME Raley.  The “Carolina” Redhorse (Moxostoma sp.), a rare species hypothesized to be of hybrid origin

JM Caldwell, ME Raley, & JF Levine.  Automated Ribosomal Intergenic Spacer Analysis (ARISA) of microbial diversity in Corbicula fluminea from several freshwater habitats

ME Raley.  Further DNA evidence to support recognition of a "cryptic" species of Longnose Shiner, Notropis longirostris (Hay, 1881) from rivers east of the Mobile basin

RM Wood, KL Tang, W-J Chen, K Conway, ME Raley, M Agnew, A Bufalino, L Yang, M Haskins, & RL Mayden.  Cypriniformes Tree of Life: molecular systematics of the order Cypriniformes based on a large DNA sequence data set composed of nuclear and mitochondrial genes

X Li, P Mascarelli, M Raley, NJ Patel, P Gerner-Smidt, WA Gebreyes, & JF Levine.  Characterization of Salmonella isolates from sentinel bivalves (Corbicula fluminea) using serotyping, pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), multilocus sequence typing (MLST) and antimicrobial resistance analysis (ARA)

ME Raley.  DNA sequence data support recognition of a "cryptic" species of Longnose Shiner, Notropis longirostris (Hay, 1881) from rivers east of the Mobile basin, USA

AE Bogan, O Mandryka, KE Mock, WR Hoeh, ME Raley, & JF Levine.  Comparison of North American and Palearctic unionid bivalves: a contrast of the classifications of Haas and Starobogatov

O Miller, F Fuller, W Gebreyes, G Lewbart, R Shivappa, P Dixon, D Stone, M Raley, & J Levine.  Molecular epidemiolgy of recent outbreaks of spring viremia of carp virus in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

ME Raley, WC Starnes, & RE Jenkins.  The “Carolina” Redhorse (Moxostoma sp.), an undescribed Carolinas’ endemic

O Miller, F Fuller, W Gebreyes, G Lewbart, R Shivappa, D Stone, P Dixon, M Raley, & J Levine.  Comparative phylogenetic analysis of phosophoprotein  gene sequences of putative Spring Viremia of Carp Virus (SVCV) isolates reveal two distinct clades in the United States

ME Raley, WC Starnes, GM Hogue & HW Robison.  Evidence of extensive mitochondrial introgression in the Redfin Shiner, Lythrurus umbratilis

Y Huang, ME Raley, JF Levine, & AE Bogan.  Conservation genetics of the endangered genus Alasmidonta (Unionidae: Andontinae) in North Carolina

ME Raley, JF Levine, & AE Bogan.  Hemolymph as an alternative source of DNA for genetic investigations in freshwater mussels

ME Raley, WC Starnes, & GM Hogue.  Genetics of Lythrurus umbratilis in the upper Ouachita River system, Arkansas, with emphasis on a novel form

ME Raley, WC Starnes, & RE Jenkins.  Distributional surveying and preliminary genetic investigation for the “Carolina” Redhorse (Moxostoma sp.)

AE Bogan, R Araujo, ME Raley, J Curole, DE Wade, YY Huang, JF Levine, & WR Hoeh.  The Margaritiferidae again revisited: a test of Starobogatov (1995) and Smith (2001)

AE Bogan, ME Raley, CL Morrison, WR Hoeh, TL King, & JF Levine.  A preliminary phylogeny of the Anodontinae (Bivalvia, Unionoida, Unionidae)

WC Starnes, ME Raley, JU Crutchfield, VF Stancil, & JM Swing. The “Carolina Redhorse” (Moxostoma sp.):  history of discovery, current knowledge of distribution, and preliminary results of genetic investigations