Publications 2000-2004


Baerwald, M.R. and B. May. Characterization of microsatellite loci for five members of the minnow family Cyprinidae found in the Sacramento – San Joaquin Delta. Mol. Ecol. Notes. 4:385-390 (pdf).

Cordes, J.F., J.A. Israel and B. May. Conservation of Paiute cutthroat: the genetic legacy of population transplants in an endemic California salmonid. CA Fish and Game. 90-101-118 (pdf).

Flores-Martínez, J.J., C. Floyd, L.G. Herrera, and B. May. Genetic variation and population size in the fishing bat, Myotis vivesi, in Isla Partida. In: Homenaje a Bernardo Villa, Eds., R. Medellín and V. Sánchez-Cordero. Publ. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Pp. 185-190 (pdf).

Hogan, Z.S., P.B. Moyle, B. May, M.J. Vander Zanden and I.G. Baird. Imperiled Giants of the Mekong: Ecologists struggle to understand—and protect—Southeast Asia’s large migratory catfish. Am. Sci. 92:228-237b (pdf).

Israel, J.A., J.F. Cordes, M.A. Blumberg, and B. May. Geographic patterns of genetic differentiation among collections of green sturgeon. N. Am. J. Fish. Man. 24:922-931 (pdf).

Moen, T., J.J. Agresti, A. Cnaani, H. Moses, T.R. Famula, G. Hulata, G.A.E. Gall, B. May. A genome scan of a four-way tilapia cross supports the existence of a quantitative trait locus for cold tolerance on linkage group 23. Aqua. Res. 35:893-904 (pdf).

Rodriguez, F., S. LaPatra, S. Williams, T. Famula and B. May. Genetic markers associated with resistance to infectious hematopoietic necrosis in rainbow and steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) backcrosses. Aquaculture 241:93-115 (pdf).

Rodzen, J.A., T. Famula, and B. May. Estimation of parentage and relatedness in the polyploid white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus using a dominant marker approach for duplicated microsatellite loci. Aquaculture 232:165-182 (pdf).

Schwartz, R.S. and B. May. Characterization of microsatellite loci in Sacramento perch (Archoplites interruptus). Mol. Ecol. Notes. 4:694-697 (pdf).

Stadelmann, B., L.G. Herrera, J. Arroyo-Cabrales, J.J. Flores-Martínez, B.P. May, and M. Ruedi. Molecular systematics of the fishing bat Myotis (Pizonyz) vivesi. J. Mammo. 85:133–139 (pdf).

Topinka, J.R., A.J. Donovan, and B. May. Characterization of microsatellite loci in Kearney’s bluestar (Amsonia kearneyana) and cross-amplification in other Amsonia species. Mol. Ecol. Notes. 4:710-712 (pdf).

Topinka, J.R. and B. May. Development of polymorphic microsatellite loci in the northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis atricapillus) and cross-amplification in other raptor species. Cons. Gen. 5:861-864 (pdf).

Tranah, G.J., D.E. Campton and B. May. Genetic evidence for hybridization of pallid and shovelnose sturgeon. J. Hered. 95:474-480 (pdf).


Beyer, J. and B. May. A graph-theoretic approach to the partition of individuals into full-sib families. Mol. Ecol. 12:2243-2250 (pdf).

Ernest, H., W.M. Boyce, V. Bleich, B. May, S. Stiver, and S. Torres. Genetic structure of mountain lion (Puma concolor) populations in California. Cons. Gen. 3:353-366 (pdf).

May, B. Allozyme variation. In: Population Genetics: Principles and Applications for Fisheries Scientists, Ed. E. Hallerman. Amer. Fish. Soc. Pp. 23-36.

McQuown, E., C.C. Krueger, H.L. Kincaid, G.A.E. Gall, and B. May. Genetic comparison of lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) populations: differentiation based on allelic frequencies at seven microsatellite loci. J. Great Lakes Res. 29:3-13 (pdf).

Tranah, G.J., M.J. Bagley, J.J. Agresti, and B. May. Development of codominant markers for identifying species hybrids. Cons. Gen. 4:537-541 (pdf).

Welsh, A.B., M. Blumberg, and B. May. Identification of microsatellite loci in lake sturgeon, Acipenser fulvescens, and their variability in green sturgeon, A. medirostris. Mol. Ecol. Notes 3:47-55 (pdf).

Whitehead, A., S.L. Anderson, K.M Kuivila, J.L. Roach, and B. May. Genetic variation among interconnected populations of Catostomus occidentalis: implications for distinguishing impacts of contaminants from biogeographic structuring. Mol. Ecol. 12: 2817-2833 (pdf).


Blankenship, S.M., B. May, and D. Hedgecock. Evolution of a perfect simple-sequence-repeat locus in the context of its flanking sequence. Mol. Biol. Evol. 19:1943-1951 (pdf).

Hogan, Z. S. and B. May. Twenty-seven new microsatellites for the migratory Asian catfish family Pangasiidae. Mol. Ecol. Notes. 2:38-41 (pdf).

McQuown, E., G.A.E. Gall, and B. May. Characterization and inheritance of six microsatellite loci in lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens). Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 131:299-307. (pdf).

Meredith, E.P. and B. May. Microsatellite loci in the Lahontan tui chub, Gila biocolor obesa, and their utililization in other chub species. Mol. Ecol. Notes. 2:156-158 (pdf).

Rodzen, J.A. and B. May. Inheritance of microsatellite loci in the white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus). Genome 45:1064-1076 (pdf).

Smith, C.T., R.J. Nelson, S. Pollard, E. Rubridge, S.J. McKay, J. Rodzen, B. May, and B. Koop. Population genetic analysis of white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) in the Fraser River. J. Appl. Icthy. 18:307-312 (pdf).

Williamson, K.S., J.F. Cordes, and B. May. Characterization of microsatellite loci in Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) and cross-species amplification in other salmonids. Mol. Ecol. Notes. 2:17-19 (pdf).

Williamson, K. and B. May. Incidence of phenotypic female chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) positive for the Y-chromosome specific marker OtY1 in the Central Valley. J. Aquat. An. Health. 176-183 (pdf).

Zhu, B., F. Zhou, H. Cao, Z. Shao, N. Zhao, B. May, and J. Chang. Analysis of genetic variation in the Chinese sturgeon, Acipenser sinensis: estimating the contribution of artificially produced larvae in a wild population J. Appl. Icthy. 18:301-306 (pdf).


Bagley, M.J., S. Anderson, and B. May. Choice of methodology for assessing genetic impacts of environmental stressors: polymorphism and reproducibility of RAPD and AFLP fingerprints. Ecotoxicology 10:239-244 (pdf).

Jenneckens I., J.-N. Meyer, G. Hörstgen-Schwark, B. May, L. Debus, A. Ludwig. A fixed allele at microsatellite LS-39 exhibiting species-specificity for black caviar producer Acipenser stellatus. J. Appl. Icthyol. 17:39-42 (pdf).

Pyatskowit, J., C.C. Krueger, H.L. Kincaid, and B. May. Inheritance of microsatellite loci in the polyploid derivative lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens). Genome 44:185-191 (pdf).

Tranah, G.J., J.J. Agresti, and B. May. New microsatellite loci for suckers (Catostomidae): primer homology in Catostomus, Chasmistes, and Deltistes. Mol. Ecol. Notes 1:55-60 (pdf).

Tranah, G.J., H.L. Kincaid, C.C. Krueger, D.E. Campton, B. May. Reproductive isolation in sympatric populations of pallid and shovelnose sturgeon. N. Am. J. Fish. Man. 21:367-373 (pdf).


Agresti, J.J., S. Seki, A. Cnaani, S. Poompuang, E. M. Hallerman, N. Umiel, G. Hulata, G. A.E. Gall, and B. May. Breeding new strains of tilapia: development of an artificial center of origin and linkage map based on AFLP and microsatellite loci. Aquaculture. 185:43-56 (pdf).

Belfiore, N.M. and B. May. Variable microsatellite loci in red swamp crayfish, Procambarus clarkii, and their characterization in other crayfish taxa. Mol. Ecol. 12:2231-2234 (pdf).

Ernest, H.B., M.C.T. Penedo, B. May, M. Syvanen, and W.M. Boyce. Molecular tracking of mountain lions in the Yosemite Valley region in California: genetic analysis using microsatellites and fecal DNA. Mol. Ecol. 9: 433-441 (pdf).

Ludwig, A., B. May, L. Debus, and I, Jenneckens. Heteroplasmy in the mtDNA Control Region of Sturgeon (Acipenser, Huso and Scaphirhynchus) Genetics 156:1933-1947 (pdf).

McQuown, E.C., B.L. Sloss, R.J. Sheehan, J. Rodzen, G. Tranah, and B. May. Microsatellite analysis of genetic variation in sturgeon: new primer sequences for Scaphirynchus and Acipenser. Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 129:1380-1388 (pdf).

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