THE BELL LAB:
Bridging the Gap Between Developmental Genetics and Paleontology
Publications

Publications available as PDFs are indicated in red. PDFs will be sent in response to email requests.

Books:

  • Bell, M. A., D. J. Futuyma, W. F. Eanes, and J. S. Levinton (eds.). 2010. Evolution Since Darwin: The First 150 Years. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland.
  • Blair, C.A. and M.A. Bell. 1997. The Skier's Book of Trail Maps. Dandelion Press, Stony Brook.
  • Bell, M.A. and S.A. Foster (eds.). 1994. The Evolutionary Biology of the Threespine Stickleback. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Theses:

  • Bell, M.A. 1976. The evolution of phenotypic diversity in threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles, xviii + 192 p.
  • Bell, M.A. 1975. Reduction and loss of the pelvic girdle in Gasterosteus (Pisces): a case of parallel evolution. M.A. Thesis, University of California, Los Angeles, ix + 36 p.

Research Papers:

  • Lohman, B. K, H. I. Sirotkin, and M. A. Bell. In press. A whole-mount method for trypsin clearing and collagen type II antibody staining. Copeia.
  • Aguirre, W. E. and M. A. Bell. 2012. Twenty years of body shape evolution in a threespine stickleback population adapting to a lake environment. Biol. J. Linn. Soc 105:817-831. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01825.x)
  • Park, P. J. and M. A. Bell. 2012. Phenotypic plasticity of the threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) telencephalon in response to experience in captivity. Cur. Zool. 58:189-210.
  • Johnston, I. A., B. K. Kristjansson, C. G. P. Paxton, V. L. A. Vieiara, D. J. Macqueen, and M. A. Bell. 2012. Universal scaling rules predict evolutionary patterns of myogenesis in species with indeterminate growth. Proc. Roy. Soc. B 279:2246-2254. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.2536)
  • Furan, C. G., F. A. von Hippel, and M. A. Bell. 2012. Partial reproductive isolation of a recently derived resident-freshwater population of threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) from its putative anadromous ancestor. Evolution 66
  • Blass, E., M. Bell, and S. Boissinot. 2012. Accumulation and rapid decay of non-Ltr retrotransposons in the genome of the threespine stickleback. Genome Biology and Evolution 4:687-702. (DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evs044)
  • Chan, Y. F., M. E. Marks, F. C. Jones, G. Villarreal, Jr., M. D. Shapiro, S. D. Brady, A. M. Southwick, D. M. Absher, J. Grimwood, J. Schmutz, R. M. Myers, D. Petrov, B. Jónsson, D. Schluter, M. A. Bell, and D. M. Kingsley. 2010. Adaptive evolution of pelvic reduction in sticklebacks by recurrent deletion of a Pitx1 enhancer. Science 327:302-305.
  • Park, P. J. and M. A. Bell. 2010. Varatiation of telencephalon morphology of the threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) in relation to inferred ecology. J. Evol. Biol. 23:1261-1277. (doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2010.01987.x)
  • Bell, M. A., A. Gangavalli, A. Bewick, and W. E. Aguirre. 2010. Frequency of Ectodysplasin alleles and limited introgression between sympatric threespine stickleback populations. Env. Bio. Fish. 89:189-198. (doi:10.1007/s10641-010-9712-z)
  • Bell, M. A., J. D. Stewart and P. J. Park. 2009. The world's oldest fossil threespine stickleback. Copiea 2009:256-265.
  • Nomakuchi, S., P. J. Park, and M. A. Bell. 2009. Correlation between exploration activity and use of social information in threespine sticklebacks. Behavioral Ecology. 20:340-345.
  • Arif, S., W. E. Aguirre, and M. A. Bell. 2009. Evolutionary diversification of operculum shape in Cook Inlet threespine stickleback. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 97: 832-844.
  • Shapiro, M. D., B. R. Summers, S. Baldhadra, J. T. Aldenoven, A. L. Miller, C. B. Cunningham, M. A. Bell, and D. M. Kingsley. 2009. The genetic architecture of skeletal convergence and sex determination in ninespine sticklebacks. Curr. Biol. 19:1-6.
  • Aguirre, W. E., K. E. Ellis, M. Kusenda, and M. A. Bell. 2008. Phenotypic variation and sexual dimorphism in anadromous threespine stickleback: implications for postglacial adaptive radiation. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 95:465-478.
  • Hunt, G., M. A. Bell, and M.P. Travis. 2008. Evolution toward a new adaptive optimum: phenotypic evolution in a fossil stickleback lineage. Evolution 62:700-710.
  • Karve, A. D., F. A. von Hippel, and M. A. Bell. 2007. Isolation between sympatric anadromous and resident threespine stickleback species in Mud Lake, Alaska. Environmental Biology of Fishes 81:287-296. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-007-9200-2.
  • Bell, M. A., K. E. Ellis, and H. I. Sirotkin. 2007. Pelvic skeleton reduction and Pitx1 expression in threespine stickleback populations. In: D. E. Lieberman (ed.), Tinkering: the microevolution of development, Wiley, Chichester, pp. 225-239. (With transcript of discussion.)
  • Purnell, M.A., M.A. Bell, D.C. Baines, P.J.B. Hart, and M.P. Travis. 2007. Correlated evolution and dietary change in fossil stickleback. Science 317:1817.
  • Purnell, M. A., Hart, P. J. B., Baines, D. C. & Bell, M. A. 2006. Quantitative analysis of dental microwear in threespine stickleback: a new approach to analysis of trophic ecology in aquatic vertebrates. J.Anim. Ecol. 75:967-977.
  • Bell, M. A., M. P. Travis, and D. M. Blouw. 2006. Inferring natural selection in the fossil record. Paleobiology 32:562-576.
  • Shapiro, M. D., M. A. Bell, and D. M. Kingsley. 2006. Parallel genetic origins of pelvic reduction in vertebrates. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 103:13753-13758.
  • Patinkar, R., F. A. von Hippel, and M. A. Bell. 2006. Extinction of a weakly-armored threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) population in Prator Lake, Alaska. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 15:482-487.
  • Bell, M. A., V. Khalef and M. P. Travis. 2006. Directional asymmetry of pelvic vestiges in threespine stickleback. Journal of Experimental Zoology (Molecular and Developmental Evolution) 306B:189-199. DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.21132.
  • Kimmel, C.B., B. Ullmann, C. Walker, C. Wilson, M. Currey, P.C. Phillips, M.A. Bell, J.H. Postlethwait, and W.A. Cresko. 2005. Evolution and development of facial bone morphology in threespine sticklebacks. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 102:5791-5796. PDF available upon request
  • Emry, R. J., W. W. Korth, and M. A. Bell. 2005. A tree squirrel (Rodentia, Sciuridae, Sciurini) from the Late Miocene (Clarendonian) of Nevada. J. Vert. Paleontol 25:228-235.
  • Bell, M. A., W. E. Aguirre, and N. J. Buck. 2004. Twelve years of contemporary armor evolution in a threespine stickleback population. Evolution 58:814-824. PDF available upon request
  • Cresko, W. A., A. Amores, C. Wilson, J. Murphy, M. Currey, P. Phillips, M. A. Bell, C. Kimmel, and J. Postlethwait. 2004. The genetic basis of recurrent evolution: armor loss in Alaskan populations of threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 101:6050-6055. PDF available upon request
  • Aguirre, W. E., P. K. Doherty, and M. A. Bell. 2004. Genetics of lateral plate and gill raker phenotypes in a rapidly evolving population of threespine stickleback. Behaviour 141:1465-1483. PDF available upon request
  • Jones, J. R., M. A. Bell, J. A. Baker, and J. P. Koenings. 2003. General limnology of lakes near Cook Inlet, southcentral Alaska. Lake Reserv. Manage. 19:141-149.
  • Caldecutt, W. J., M. A. Bell, and J. A. Buckland-Nicks. 2001. Sexual dimorphism and geographic variation in dentition of threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus. Copeia 2001:936-944.
  • Walker, J. V. and M. A. Bell. 2000. Net evolutionary trajectories of body shape evolution within a microgeographic radiation of threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus). J. Zool., Lond. 252:293-302. PDF available upon request
  • Baker, J.A., S.A. Foster, D.C. Heins, M.A. Bell, and R.W. King. 1998. Variation in female life-history traits among Alaskan populations of the threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus L. (Pisces: Gasterosteidae). Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 63:141-159.
  • Bell, M.A. 1995. Intraspecific systematics of Gasterosteus aculeatus populations: implications for behavioral ecology. Behaviour 132:1131-1152.
  • Baker, J.A., S.A. Foster, and M.A. Bell. 1995. Armor morphology and life history in threespine stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus L. Env. Biol. Fish. 44: 225-233.
  • Bell, M.A. and G.Orti 1994. Pelvic reduction in threespine stickleback from Cook Inlet lakes: geographic distribution and intrapopulation variation. Copeia 1994:314-325.
  • Bourgeois, J.F., D.M. Blouw, and M.A. Bell. 1994. Multivariate analysis of geographic covariance between phenotypes and environments in the threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus. Can. J. Zool. 72:1497-1509.
  • Orti G., M.A. Bell, T.E. Reimchen, and A. Meyer. 1994. Global survey of mitochondrial DNA sequences in the threespine stickleback: evidence for recent migrations. Evolution 48:608-622.
  • Bell, M.A. 1993. Convergent evolution of nasal structure in sedentary elasmobranchs. Copeia 1993:144-158.
  • Bell, M.A., G. Orti J.A. Walker, and J.P. Koenings. 1993. Evolution of pelvic reduction in threespine stickleback fish: a test of competing hypotheses. Evolution 47:906-914.
  • LoBue, C.P. and M.A. Bell. 1993. Phenotypic manipulation by the cestode parasite Schistocephalus solidus of its intermediate host, Gasterosteus aculeatus, the threespine stickleback. Amer. Natur. 142:725-735.
  • Foster, S.A., J.A. Baker and M.A. Bell. 1992. Phenotypic integration of life history and morphology: an example from three-spined stickleback. J. Fish Biol. 41 (Supple. B):21-35.
  • Cowen, R.K., L.A. Chiarella, C.J. Gomez, and M.A. Bell. 1991. Offshore distribution, size, age, and lateral plate variation of late larval/early juvenile sticklebacks (Gasterosteus) off the Atlantic coast of New Jersey and New York. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 48:1679-1684.
  • Bell, M.A., C.E. Wells and J.A. Marshall. 1989. Mass-mortality layers of fossil stickleback fish: catastrophic kills of polymorphic schools. Evolution 43:607-619.
  • Baumgartner, J.V., M.A. Bell and P.H. Weinberg. 1988. Body form differences between the Enos Lake species pair of threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus complex). Can. J. Zool. 66:467-474.
  • Bell, M.A. and P. Legendre. 1987. Multicharacter chronological clustering in a sequence of fossil sticklebacks. Syst. Zool. 36:52-61.
  • Bell, M.A. 1987. Interacting evolutionary constraints in pelvic reduction of threespine sticklebacks, Gasterosteus aculeatus (Pisces: Gasterosteidae). Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 31:347-382.
  • Bell, M.A., M.S. Sadagursky and J.V. Baumgartner. 1987. Utility of lacustrine deposits for the study of variation within fossil samples. Palaios 2:455-466.
  • Francis, R.C., J. V. Baumgartner, A C. Havens and M.A. Bell. 1986. Historical and ecological sources of variation among lake populations of threespine sticklebacks, Gasterosteus aculeatus, near Cook Inlet, Alaska. Can. J. Zool. 64:2257-2265.
  • Bell, M.A., R.C. Francis and A.C. Havens. 1985. Pelvic reduction and its directional asymmetry in threespine sticklebacks from the Cook Inlet region, Alaska. Copeia 1985:437-444.
  • Bell, M.A. and E.I. Harris. 1985. Developmental osteology of the pelvic complex of Gasterosteus aculeatus. Copeia 1985:789-792.
  • Francis, R.C., A.C. Havens and M.A. Bell. 1985. Unusual lateral plate variation of threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus) from Knik Lake, Alaska. Copeia 1985:619-624.
  • Bell, M.A., J .V. Baumgartner and E.C. Olson. 1985. Patterns of temporal change in single morphological characters of a Miocene stickleback fish. Paleobiology 11:258-271.
  • Bell, M.A. 1984. Gigantism in threespine sticklebacks: implications for causation of body size evolution. Copeia 1984:530-534.
  • Bell, M.A. and J V. Baumgartner. 1984. An unusual population of Gasterosteus from Boston, Massachusetts. Copeia 1984:258-262.
  • Baumgartner, J.V. and M.A. Bell. 1984. Lateral plate morph variation in California populations of the threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus. Evolution 38:665-674.
  • Sargent, R.C., M.A. Bell, W.H. Krueger and J.V. Baumgartner. 1984. A lateral plate cline, sexual dimorphism, and phenotypic variation in the blackspotted stickleback, Gasterosteus wheatlandi. Can. J. Zool. 62:368-376.
  • Rawlinson, S.E. and M.A. Bell. 1982. A stickleback fish (Pungitius) from the Neogene Sterling Formation, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. J. Paleontol. 56:583-588.
  • Bell, M.A. 1982. Differentiation of adjacent stream populations of threespine sticklebacks. Evolution 36:189-199.
  • Bell, M.A. and T.R. Haglund. 1982. Fine-scale temporal variation in the Miocene stickleback, Gasterosteus doryssus. Paleobiology 8:282-292.
  • Bell, M.A. 1982. Melanism in a high elevation population of Gasterosteus aculeatus. Copeia 1982:829-835.
  • Bell, M.A. and K.E. Richkind. 1981. Clinal variation of lateral plates in threespine sticklebacks. Am. Nat. 117:113-132.
  • Bell, M.A. 1981. Lateral plate polymorphism and ontogeny of the complete plate morph of threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Evolution 35:67-74.
  • Bell, M.A. 1979. Low-plate morph of the threespine stickleback breeding in salt water. Copeia 1979:529-533.
  • Bell, M.A. 1979. Persistence of ancestral-sister species. Syst. Zool. 28:85-88.
  • Bell, M.A. 1978. Fishes of the Santa Clara River system, southern California. Natur. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co. Contrib. Sci. 295:1-20.
  • Bell, M.A. and T.R. Haglund. 1978. Selective predation of threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus) by garter snakes. Evolution 32:304-319.
  • Bell, M.A. 1977. A Late Miocene marine threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus aculeatus, and its zoogeographic and evolutionary significance. Copeia 1977:277-282.
  • Rosenblatt, R.H. and M.A. Bell. 1976. The osteology and relationships of the roosterfish, Nematistius pectoralis Gill. Natur. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co. Contrib. Sci. 279:1-23.
  • Bell, M.A. 1976. Reproductive character displacement in threespine sticklebacks. Evolution 30:847-848.
  • Bell, M.A. 1974. Reduction and loss of the pelvic girdle in Gasterosteus (Pisces): a case of parallel evolution. Natur. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co. Contrib. Sci. 257:1-36.
  • Bell, M.A. 1973. Pleistocene threespine sticklebacks, Gasterosteus aculeatus, (Pisces) from southern California. J. Paleontol. 47:479-483.
  • Bell, M.A. 1973. The Pliocene stickleback, Pungitius haynesi, a junior synonym of Gasterosteus aculeatus. Copeia 1973:588-590.

Review Papers:

  • Bell, M. A. 2012. Adaptive landscapes, evolution, and the fossil record. 2012. In E. Svensson and R. Calsbeek (eds), The adaptive landscape in evolutionary biology, pp. 243-256. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Bell, M. A. and R. E. Reynolds. 2010. Miocene and Late Pleistocene stickleback spines from the Mojave Desert, California. In: R.E. Reynolds and D. M. Miller (eds), Overboard in the Mojave: 20 million years of lakes and wetlands, pp. 162-168. Desert Studies, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton.
  • Bell, M. A. 2009. Implications of fossil threespine stickleback for Darwinian gradualism. Journal of Fish Biology. 75:1977-1999.
  • Foster, S. A., J. A. Baker, and M. A. Bell. 2003. The case for conserving threespine stickleback populations: protecting an adaptive radiation. Fisheries 28:10-18.
  • Bell, M. A. 2001. Lateral plate evolution in the threespine stickleback: getting nowhere fast. Genetica 112/113:45-461.
  • Lee, C.E. and M.A. Bell. 1999. Freshwater invasions as major evolutionary transitions. Trends Ecol. Evol. 14:284-288. PDF available upon request
  • Bell, M.A. and C.A. Andrews. 1997. Evolutionary consequences of colonization of fresh water by primitively anadromous fishes. In: B. Streit, T. Städler, and C. M. Lively (eds), Evolutionary Ecology of Freshwater Animals pp 323-363. Current Trends and Case Studies, Birkhäuser, Basel.
  • Foster, S.A. and M.A. Bell. 1994. Evolutionary inference: the value of viewing evolution through stickleback-tinted glasses. In: Bell, M. A and S. A. Foster (eds.), The Evolutionary Biology of the Threespine Stickleback, pp. 472-486. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Bell, M.A. and S.A. Foster. 1994. Introduction to the evolutionary biology of the threespine stickleback. In: Bell, M. A and S. A. Foster (eds.), The Evolutionary Biology of the Threespine Stickleback, pp. 1-27. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Bell, M.A. 1994. Paleobiology and evolution of threespine stickleback. In: Bell, M. A and S. A. Foster (eds.), The Evolutionary Biology of the Threespine Stickleback, pp. 439-471. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Bell, M.A. 1988. Bridging the gap between population biology and paleobiology in stickleback fishes. Trends Ecol. Evol. 3:320-325.
  • Bell, M.A. 1984. Evolutionary phenetics and genetics: the threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus, and related species. In: Turner, B.J. (ed.), Evolutionary Genetics of Fishes, pp. 431-528. Plenum, New York.
  • Bell, M.A. 1976. Evolution of phenotypic diversity in the Gasterosteus aculeatus superspecies on the Pacific coast of North America. Syst. Zool. 25:211-227.

Published Book Reviews:

  • Bell, M. A. 2008. Variations on a theme. (Review of Your Inner Fish: a Journey into the 3.5-Billion Year History of the Human Body, by N. Shubin. 2008. Pantheon Press). Amer. Sci. 96:257-258.
  • Bell, M. A. 2007. Gould’s Most Cherished Concept. (Review of Punctuated Equilibrium, by S. J. Gould. 2007. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press). Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23:121-122.
  • Bell, M. A. 2006. Fishes of the World, Third Edition. Quart. Rev. Biol. 81:295-296.
  • Bell, M. A. 2005. Evolution: the Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory. Quart. Rev. Biol. 80:227-228.
  • Bell, M. A. 2005. Developmental Biology of Teleost Fishes. Quart. Rev. Biol. 80:477-478.
  • Bell, M. A. 2003. Fishes of Alaska. Quart. Rev. Biol. 78:109.
  • Bell, M. A. 2003. In Quest of Great Lakes Ice Age Vertebrates. Quart. Rev. Biol. 78:215.
  • Bell, M. A. 2003. Freshwater Fish Distribution. Quart. Rev. Biol. 78:367-368.
  • Bell, M. A. 2001. Adaptive Genetic Variaition in the Wild. Quart. Rev. Biol. 76:352-353.
  • Bell, M. A. 2000. Bridging the gap between population biology and paleobiology. (Review of Fossils and Evolution, by T. S. Kemp. 1999. Oxford University Press.) Evolution 54:1457-1461.
  • Bell, M. A. and J. P. Hunter. 1999. Vertebrate Palaeontology, second edition. Quart. Rev. Biol. 74:64-65.
  • Bell, M.A. 1998. The Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs. Quart. Rev. Biol. 73: 67.
  • Bell, M.A. 1998. History and Status of Introduced Fishes in California, 1871-1996. Quart. Rev. Biol.73:521-522
  • Bell, M.A. 1997. Discovering Fossil Fishes. Quart. Rev. Biol. 72:67.
  • Bell, M.A. 1997. Evolution and the Aquatic Ecosystem: Defining Unique Units in Population Conservation. Quart. Rev. Biol. 72:94-95.
  • Bell, M.A. 1997. New Approaches to Speciation in the Fossil Record. Quart. Rev. Biol. 72:194.
  • Bell, M.A. 1996. Systematics and the Fossil Record: Documenting Evolutionary Patterns. Quart. Rev. Biol. 71:114.
  • Bell, M.A. 1995. Fishes of the World, Third Edition. Quart. Rev. Biol. 70:232.
  • Bell, M A. 1994. Planet Earth: Cosmology, Geology and the Evolution of Life and Environment. Quart. Rev. Biol. 70:136.
  • Bell, M.A. 1992. Micro Evolution of Fishes: Evolutionary Aspects of Phenetic Diversity. Quart. Rev. Biol. 67:205.
  • Bell, M.A. 1992. Major Evolutionary Radiations. Quart. Rev. Biol. 67:52-53.
  • Bell, M.A. 1991. Paleobiology: Beyond Morphology. (Review of Evolutionary Paleobiology of Behavior and Coevolution.) Trends Ecol. Evol. 6:35-36.
  • Bell, M.A. 1990. Recent Vertebrate Carcasses and Their Paleobiological Implications. Quart. Rev. Biol. 65:216.
  • Bell, M.A. 1989. Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene Paleoecology and Archeology of the Easter Great Lakes Region. Quart. Rev. Biol. 64:337.
  • Bell, M.A. 1989. Morphogenesis and Evolution. Quart. Rev. Biol. 64:345-346.
  • Bell, M.A. 1989. Darwinism: the Refutation of a Myth. J. Human Evol. 18:501-503.
  • Bell, M.A. 1988. Handbook of Paleozoology. J. Human Evol. 17:369-370.
  • Bell, M.A. 1987. Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes. Quart. Rev. Biol. 62:104.
  • Bell, M.A. 1987. Studies on the Structure and Development of Vertebrates. Quart. Rev. Biol. 62:105.
  • Bell, M.A. 1986. Extinction: the long and short of it. (Review of Extinctions.) Evolution 40:652-654.
  • Bell, M.A. 1985. Stickleback adaptation. (Review of The Functional Biology of Sticklebacks.) Science 228:573.
  • Bell, M.A. 1984. Vanishing Fishes of North America. Amer. Sci. 72:85.
  • Bell, M.A. 1983. Genetic Bases of Fish Selection. Quart. Rev. Biol. 58:253.
  • Bell, M.A. 1982. Ecology and Ethology of Fishes. Quart. Rev. Biol. 57:203-204.
  • Bell, M.A. 1982. Patterns of Vertebrate Biology. Quart. Rev. Biol. 57:336.
  • Bell, M.A. 1977. A teleost family. (Review of The Biology of the Sticklebacks.) Science 197:451.

Biography:

  • Bell, M. A. 1998. Everett C. Olson, 1910-1993. In: Biographical Memoirs 75:1-24. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.

Popular Articles:

  • Bell, M. A. 2006. Purely essential research. Newsday, April 30, 2006, p. A 45.
  • Bell, M.A. 1999. Speciation and morphological change. In: R. Singer (ed.), Encyclopedia of Paleontology, vol. 2, 1160-1165. Fitzroy and Dearborn Publ., Chicago.
  • Bell, M. . 1999. Olson, Everett C. In: R. Singer (ed.), Encyclopedia of Paleontology, vol. 2, pp. 788-789. Fitzroy and Dearborn Publ., Chicago.
  • Bell, M.A. 1982. Fossil sticklebacks and the pace of evolution. Tropical Fish Hobbyist 31:28-33.

News Pieces:

  • Bell, M. A. and M. P. Travis. 2005. Hybridization, transgressive segregation, genetic covariation and adaptive radiation. Trends Ecol. Evol. 20: in press.
  • Bell, M. A. and M. P. Travis. 2005. Hybridization, transgressive segregation, genetic covariation, and adaptive radiation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20:358-361. PDF available upon request
  • Bell, M. A. 2001. Fish do not lie about their age . . . but they might lose count. Trends Ecol. Evol. 16: 599-560.
  • Bell, M.A. 1996. Origin of Metazoan phyla: Cambrian explosion or Proterozoic slow burn? Trends Ecol. Evol. 12:1-2.
  • Bell, M.A. 1995. Sticklebacks, a model for behavior evolution. Trends Ecol. Evol. 10:101-103.

Published Correspondence:

  • Lee, C. E. and M. A. Bell. 1999. Reply from C. E. Lee and M. A. Bell. Trends Ecol. Evol. 14:449.
  • Bell, M.A. 1996. The ecology of resource polymorphism in vertebrates. Trends Ecol. Evol. 11:25.
  • Bell, M.A. 1987. The forces driving fragmentary research papers. The Scientist 10:9.

Editorial

  • Bell, M.A. 2002. Wonderful Life. (Obituary of Stephen J. Gould.) Trends Ecol. Evol. 17:396.