van der Sleen, P., and Bloom, D.D. In Press. The Family Engraulidae – Anchovies IN: Field guide to the genera of fishes in the Amazon-Orinoco basins, J. Albert & P. van der Sleen, Eds., University of California Press.

Bloom, D.D. and Lovejoy, N.R. 2017. On the origins of marine derived fishes in South America. Journal of Biogeography. 44(9): 1927–1938. PDF

Toussaint, E., Bloom, D.D., Short, A.E.Z. 2017. Cretaceous West Gondwana vicariance shaped giant water scavenger beetle paleobiogeography. Journal of Biogeography. 44(9): 1952–1965. PDF

Van Nynatten, A.D., Bloom, D.D., Chang, B.S.W., and Lovejoy, N.R. 2015. Out of the blue: adaptive visual pigment evolution  accompanies Amazon invasion. Biology Letters 11: 20150349. PDF

Campanella, D., Hughes, L.C., Unmack, P.J., Bloom, D.D., Piller, K.R., and Orti, G. 2015. Multi-locus fossil-calibrated phylogeny of Atheriniformes (Teleostei, Ovalentaria). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 86: 8-23. PDF

Short, A.E.Z. Joly, L.J., García, M., Wild, A., Bloom, D.D., Maddison, D.R. 2015. Molecular phylogeny of the Hydroscaphidae (Coleoptera: Myxophaga) with description of a remarkable new lineage from the Guiana Shield. Systematic Entomology 40: 214-229.

Bloom, D.D., Fikáček, M., and Short, A.E.Z. 2014. Clade age and diversification rate variation determine species richness patterns in aquatic beetle lineages. PLoS ONE 9(6): e98430. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098430. Download here.

Bloom, D.D. and Lovejoy, N.R. 2014. The evolutionary origins of diadromy inferred from a time-calibrated phylogeny for Clupeiformes (herring and allies). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 281 (1778), 20132081 PDFSupplementary Files.

Bloom, D.D., Weir, J.T., Piller, K.R. and Lovejoy, N.R. 2013. Do freshwater fishes diversify faster than marine fishes? A test using state-dependent diversification analyses and molecular phylogenetics of New World Silversides (Atherinopsidae). Evolution 67 (7): 2040-2057. PDF

Bloom, D.D. and Lovejoy, N.R. 2012. Molecular phylogenetics of anchovies (Engraulidae) reveals a single origin of freshwater Amazonian lineages. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25 (4): 701-715. PDF

Bloom, D.D., Unmack, P., Gosztonyi, A.E., Piller, K.R., and Lovejoy, N.R. 2012. It’s a family matter: molecular phylogenetics of Atheriniformes and the polyphyly of surf silversides (Family: Notocheiridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62: 1025-1030. PDF

Bloom, D.D. and Lovejoy, N.R. 2011. The biogeography of marine incursions in South America. IN: Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes. J. Albert & R. Reis, Eds., University of California Press. pp. 137-144.

Bloom, D.D., Piller, K.R., Lyons, J., and Mercado-Silva, N., and Medina-Nava, M. 2009. Systematics and biogeography of the silverside tribe Menidiini based on the mitochondrial ND2 gene. Copeia 2: 408-417. PDF

Bloom, D.D., Piller, K.R., Lyons, J., and Mercado-Silva, N. 2008. Threatened fishes of the world: Chirostoma aculeatum Barbour 1973 (Atherinopsidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 82: 221-222.

Cochran, P., Bloom, D.D., and Wagner, R. 2008. Alternative reproductive behaviors in lampreys and their significance. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 23(3): 437-444. PDF