Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

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  • Cawthorn, D-M., Murphy, T. E., Naaum, A. M., and Hanner, R. H. (2021). Vague labelling laws and outdated fish naming lists undermine seafood market transparency in Canada. Mar Policy. 125: 104335. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104335

  • Cazelles, K., Zemlak, T. S., Gutgesell, M., Myles-Gonzalez, E., Hanner, R., and McCann, K. S. (2021). Spatial fingerprinting Horizontal fusion of multi-dimensional bio-tracers as solution to global food provenance problems. Foods. 10(4): 717. doi: 10.3390/foods10040717

  • Crobe, V., Ferrari, A., Hanner, R., Leslie, R. W., Steinke, D., Tinti, F., and Cariani, A. (2021). Molecular taxonomy and diversification of Atlantic skates (Chondrichthyes, Rajiformes): Adding more pieces to the puzzle of their evolutionary history. Life. 11(7): 596. doi: 10.3390/life11070596

  • Gleason, J. E., Elbrecht, V., Braukmann, T. W. A., Hanner, R. H., and Cottenie, K. (2021). Assessment of stream macroinvertebrate communities with eDNA is not congruent with tissue-based metabarcoding. Mol Ecol. 30(13): 3239-3251. doi: 10.1111/mec.15597

  • LaPlante, G., Andrekovic, S., Young, R. G., Kelly, J. M., Bennett, N., Currie, E. J., and Hanner, R. H. (2021). Canadian greenhouse operations and their potential to enhance domestic food security. Agronomy. 11(6): 1229. doi: 10.3390/agronomy11061229

  • Loeza-Quintana, T., Crookes, S., Li, P. Y., Reid, D. P., Smith, M., and Hanner, R. H. (2021). Environmental DNA detection of endangered and invasive species in Kejimkujik National Park and Historic Site. Genome. 64(3): 172-180. doi: 10.1139/gen-2020-0042

  • Milian-Garcia, Y., Janke, L. A. A., Young, R. G., Ambagala, A., and Hanner, R. H. (2021). Validation of an effective protocol for Culicoides Latreille (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) detection using eDNA metabarcoding. Insects. 12(5): 401. doi: 10.3390/insects12050401

  • Milian-Garcia, Y., Young, R., Madden, M., Bullas-Appleton, E., and Hanner, R. H. (2021). Optimization and validation of a cost-effective protocol for biosurveillance of invasive alien species. Ecol Evol. 11(5): 1999-2014. doi: 10.1002/ece3.7139

  • Naaum, A. M., Cusa, M., Singh, M., Bleicher, Z., Elliot, C., Goodhead, I. B., Hanner, R. H., Helyar, S. J., Mariani, S., Rice, J. E., Wangh, L. J., and Sanchez, J. A. (2021). Validationg of FASTFISH-ID: A new commercial platform for rapid fish species authentication via universal closed-tube barcoding. Food Res Int. 141: 110035. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2020.110035

  • Petruniak, J., Bradley, D., Kelly, J. M., and Hanner, R. H. (2021). Commentary: Integrating environmental DNA into applied ecological practice. J Environ Stud Sci. 11: 6-11. doi: 10.1007/s13412-020-00638-1

  • Rapai, S. B., Collis, B., Henry, T. H., Lyle, K., Newmaster, S. G., Raizman, V., and Hanner, R. H. (2021). Plant community structure within a reclamation field trial and forested reference sites in a post-mine environment. Forests. 12(6): 776. doi: 10.3390/f12060776

  • Silva, A. J., Hellberg, R. S., and Hanner, R. H. (2021). Chapter 7 – Seafood Fraud. In Hellberg, R. S., Everstine, K, and Sklare, S. A (Eds.), Food Fraud (pp. 109-137). Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-817242-1.00008-7

  • Song, Y., Hanner, R. H., and Meng, B. (2021). Probing into the effects of grapevine leafroll-associated viruses on the physiology, fruit quality and gene expression of grapes. Viruses. 13(4): 593. doi: 10.3390/v13040593

  • Tarof, S. A., Crookes, S., Moxley, K., Hathaway, J., Cameron, G., and Hanner, R. H. (2021). Environmental DNA bioassays corroborate field data for detection of overwintering species at risk Blanding’s turtles (Emydoidea blandingii). Genome. 64(3): 299-310. doi: 10.1139/gen-2020-0043

  • Wharton, D., Morey, K. C., and Hanner, R. H. (2021). Maternal inheritance of mitochondrial DNA in mice after inter-species hybridization and 138 generations of backcrossing. Mitochondrial DNA A DNA Mapp Seq Anal. 32(2): 73-75. doi: 10.1080/24701394.2020.1865940

  • Young, R. G., Milian-Garcia, Y., Yu, J., Bullas-Appleton, E., and Hanner, R. H. (2021). Biosurveillance for invasive insect pest species using an environmental DNA metabarcoding approach and a high salt trap collection fluid. Ecol Evol. 11(4): 1558-1569. doi: 10.1002/ece3.7113


  • Blair, J., Gwiazdowski, R., Borrelli, A., Hotchkiss, M., Park, C., Perrett, G., and Hanner, R. (2020). Towards a catalogue of biodiversity databases: An ontological case study. Biodivers Data J. 8: e32765. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.8.e32765

  • Bourque, D. A., Morey, K. C., Bradley, D. L., Fost, B., Daley, J. M., Jacobson, N., Naaum, A. M., and Hanner, R. H. (2020). Dimethyl hydantoin: An alternative fluid for morphological and genetic preservation. Biopreserv Biobank. 18(4): 283-289. doi: 10.1089/bio.2020.0001

  • Bourque, D., Naaum, A., Bradley, D., Daley, J., Patrick, P., and Hanner, R. (2020). Real-time PCR assays for identification of commonly entrained freshwater species from the great lakes. Conserv Genet Resources. 12: 125-130. doi: 10.1007/s12686-018-1073-5

  • Delrieu-Trottin, E., Durand, J-D., Limmon, G., Sukmono, T., Kadarusman, Sugeha, H. Y., Chen, W-J., Busson, F., Borsa, P., Dahruddin, H., Sauri, S., Fitriana, Y., Zein, M. S. A., Hocde, R., Pouyaud, L., Keith, P., Wowor, D., Steinke, D., Hanner, R., and Hubert, N. (2020). Biodiversity of the grey mullets (Actinopterygii: Mugilidae) of the Indo-Australian Archipelago through the iterative use of DNA-based species delimitation and specimen assignment methods. Evol Appl. 13(6): 1451-1467. doi: 10.1111/eva.12926

  • Fost, B., Morey, K., Ferguson, B., Bourque, D., Naaum, A., Bradley, D., and Hanner, R. (2020). Rapid cooling via dry ice preserves the genetic and morphological integrity of fish embryos. J Fish Biol. 96(3): 820-824. doi: 10.1111/jfb.14248

  • Gasparini, L., Crookes, S., Prosser, R. S., and Hanner, R. (2020). Detection of freshwater mussels (Unionidae) using environmental DNA in riverine systems. Environ DNA. 2(3): 321-329. doi: 10.1002/edn3.71

  • Gleason, J. E., Elbrecht, V., Braukmann, T. W. A., Hanner, R. H., and Cottenie, K. (2020). Assessment of stream macroinvertebrate communities with eDNA is not congruent with tissue-based metabarcoding. Mol Ecol. Early View. doi: 10.1111/mec.15597

  • Hernawati, R., Nurhaman, U., Busson, F., Suryobroto, B., Hanner, R., Keith, P., Wowor, D., and Hubert, N. (2020). Exploring community assembly among Javanese and Balinese freshwater shrimps (Atyidae, Palaemonidae) through DNA barcodes. Hydrobiologia. 847(2): 647-663. doi: 10.1007/s10750-019-04127-7

  • Loeza-Quintana, T., Abbott, C. L., Heath, D. D., Bernatchez, L., and Hanner, R. H. (2020). Pathway to Increase Standards and Competency of eDNA Surveys (PISCeS) – Advancing collaboration and standardization efforts in the field of eDNA. Environ DNA. 2(3): 255-260. doi: 10.1002/edn3.112

  • Morey, K. C., Bartley, T. J., and Hanner, R. H. (2020). Validating environmental DNA metabarcoding for marine fishes in diverse ecosystems using a public aquarium. Environ DNA. 2(3): 330-342. doi: 10.1002/edn3.76

  • Nicholson, A., McIsaac, D., MacDonald, C., Gec, P., Mason, B. E., Rein, W., Wrobel, J., de Boer, M., Milian-Garcia, Y., and Hanner, R. H. (2020). An analysis of metadata reporting in freshwater environmental DNA research calls for the development of the bets practice guidelines. Environ DNA. 2(3): 343-349. doi: 10.1002/edn3.81

  • Phillips, J. D., French, S. H., Hanner, R. H., and Gillis, D. J. (2020). HACSim: An R package to estimate intraspecific sample sizes for genetic diversity assessment using haplotype accumulation curves. PeerJ Comput Sci. 6: e243. doi: 10.7717/peerj-cs.243

  • Shehata, H. R., Mitterboeck, T. F., and Hanner, R. (2020). Characterization of the microbiota of commercially traded finfish fillets. Food Res Int. 137: 109373. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2020.109373

  • Sholihah, A., Delrieu-Trottin, E., Sukmono, T., Dahruddin, H., Risdawati, R., Elvyra, R., Wibowo, A., Kustiati, K., Busson, F., Sauri, S., Nurhaman, U., Dounias, E., Zein, M. S. A., Fitriana, Y., Utama, I. V., Muchlisin, Z. A., Agnese, J-F., Hanner, R., Wowor, D., Steinke, D., Keith, P., Ruber, L., and Hubert, N. (2020). Disentangling the taxonomy of the subfamily Rasborinae (Cypriniformes, Danionidae) in Sundaland using DNA barcodes. Nature. 10: article number 2818. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-59544-9

  • Skinner, M., Murdoch, M., Loeza-Quintana, T., Crookes, S., and Hanner, R. (2020). A mesocosm comparison of laboratory-based and on-site eDNA solutions for detection and quantification of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) in marine ecosystems. Environ DNA. 2(3): 298-308. doi: 10.1002/edn3.61

  • Young, R. G., Yu, J., Cote, M-J., and Hanner, R. H. (2020). The Molecular Data Organization for Publication (MDOP) R package to aid the upload of data to shared databases. Biodivers Data J. 8: e50630. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.8.e50630

  • Yu, J., Young, R. G., Deeth, L. E., and Hanner, R. H. (2020). Molecular Detection Mapping and Analysis Platform for R (MDMAPR) facilitating the standardization, analysis, visualization, and sharing of qPCR data and metadata. PeerJ. 8: e9974. doi: 10.7717/peerj.9974


  • Bartley, T., McCann, K. S., Bieg, C., and Hanner, R. H. (2019). Replicating nature's fabric-high information markets and the sustainability of global seafood. EcoEvoRxiv. doi: 10.32942/

  • Fost, B., Morey, K., Ferguson, B., Bourque, D., Naaum, A., Bradley, D., and Hanner, R. (2019). Rapid cooling via dry ice preserves the genetic and morphological integrity of fish embryos. J Fish Biol. doi: 10.1111/jfb.14248

  • Madden, M. J. L., Young, R. G., Brown, J. W., Miller, S. E., Frewin, A. J., and Hanner, R. H. (2019). Using DNA barcoding to improve invasive pest identification at U.S. ports-of-entry. PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0222291

  • Naaum, A. M., Hellberg, R. S., Okuma, T. A., and Hanner, R. H. (2019). Multi-instrument evaluation of a real-time PCR assay for identification of Atlantic salmon: A case study on the use of a pre-packaged kit for rapid seafood species identification. Food Anal Methods. 12(11): 2474-2479. doi: 10.1007/s12161-019-01584-7

  • Newmaster, S. G., Shanmughanandhan, D., Kesanakurti, P., Shehata, H., Faller, A., Noce, I. D., Lee, J. Y., Rudzinski, P., Lu, Z., Zhang, Y., Swanson, G., Hanner, R., and Ragupathy, S. (2019). Recommendations for validation of real-time PCR methods for molecular diagnostic identification of botanicals. J AOAC Int. 102(6): 1767-1773. doi: 10.1093/jaoac/102.6.1767

  • Phillips, J. D., Gillis, D. J., and Hanner, R. H. (2019). Incomplete estimates of genetic diversity within species: Implications for DNA barcoding. Ecol Evol. 9(5): 2996-3010. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4757

  • Shehata, H. R., Naaum, A. M., Chen, S., Murphy, T., Li, J., Shannon, K., Awmack, D., Locas, A., and Hanner, R. H. (2019). Re-visiting the occurrence of undeclared species in sausage products sold in Canada. Food Res Int. 122: 593-598. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2019.01.030

  • Warner, K. A., Lowell, B., Timme, W., Shaftel, E., and Hanner, R. H. (2019). Seafood sleuthing: How citizen science contributed to the largest market study of seafood mislabeling in the US and informed policy. Mar Policy. 99: 304-311. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.10.035

  • Zhang, Y. M., Lászlo, Z., Looney, C., Dénes, A. L., Hanner, R. H., and Shorthouse, J. D. (2019). DNA barcodes reveal inconsistent species boundaries in Diplolepis rose gall wasps and their Periclistus inquilines (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae). Can Entomol. 151(6): 717-727. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.10.035


  • Hu, Y., Huang, S. Y., Hanner, R., Levin, J., and Lu, X. (2018). Study of fish products in Metro Vancouver using DNA barcoding methods reveals fraudulent labeling. Food Control. 94: 34-47. doi: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2018.06.023

  • Kc, K. B., Dias, G. M., Veeramani, A., Swanton, C. J., Fraser, D., Steinke, D., Lee, E., Wittman, H., Farber, J. M., Dunfield, K., McCann, K., Anand, M., Campbell, M., Rooney, N., Raine, N. E., Acker, R. V., Hanner, R., Pascoal, S., Sharif, S., Benton, T. G., and Fraser, E. D. G. (2018). When too much isn't enough: Does current food production meet global nutritional needs? PLoS One. 13(10): e0205683. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0205683

  • Naaum, A. M., Shehata, H. R., Chen, S., Li, J., Tabujara, N., Awmack, D., Lutze-Wallace, C., and Hanner, R. (2018). Complementary molecular methods detect undeclared species in sausage products at retail markets in Canada. Food Control. 84:339-344. doi: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2017.07.040

  • Rapai, S. B., McMullin, R. T., Newmaster, S. G., and Hanner, R. (2018). Restoring Cladonia subgenus Cladina in a post mine environment. The Forestry Chronicle. 94(3):283-291. doi: 10.5558/tfc2018-041

  • Shehata, H. R., Naaum, A. M., Garduño, R. A., and Hanner, R. (2018). DNA barcoding as a regulatory tool for seafood authentication in Canada. Food Control. 92:147-153. doi: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2018.04.045

  • Vo, N. T. K., Moore. L. C., Spiteri, K. W., Hanner, R., Wilkie, M. P., and DeWitte-Orr, S. J. (2018). Assessing off-target cytotoxicity of the field lampricide 3-trifluoromethyl-4-nitrophenol using novel lake sturgeon cell lines. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 162: 536-545. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.07.017


  • Bourque, D. A., Naaum, A. M., Distel, D. L., and Hanner, R. H. (2017). Whole genome amplification provides suitable control DNA for use in DNA barcoding applications. Biopreserv Biobank. 15(3): 277-279 doi: 10.1089/bio.2016.0078

  • Cariani, A., Messinetti, S., Ferrari, A., Arculeo, M., Bonello, J. J., Bonnici, L., Cannas, R., Carbonara, P., Cau, A., Charilaou, C., El Ouamari, N., Fiorentino, F., Follesa, M.C., Garofalo, G., Golani, D., Guarniero, I., Hanner, R., Hemida, F., Kada, O., Lo Brutto, S., Mancusi, C., Morey, G., Schembri, P. J., Serena, F., Sion, L., Stagioni, M., Tursi, A., Vrgoc, N., Steinke, D., and Tinti, F. (2017). Improving the conservation of Mediterranean Chondrichthyans: The ELASMOMED DNA barcode reference library. PLoS One. 12(1): e0170244. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170244

  • Dahruddin, H., Hutama, A., Busson, F., Sauri, S., Hanner, R., Keith, P., Hadiaty, R., and Hubert, N. (2017). Revisiting the ichthyodiversity of Java and Bali through DNA barcodes: Taxonomic coverage, identification accuracy, cryptic diversity and identification of exotic species. Mol Ecol Resour. 17(2): 288-299. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12528

  • Eberts, R. L., Wissel, B., Simpson, G. L., Crawford, S. S., Stott, W., Hanner, R. H., Manzon, R. G., Wilson, J. Y., Boreham, D. R., and Somers, C. M. (2017). Isotopic structure of lake whitefish in Lake Huron: Evidence for regional and local populations based on resource use. N Am J Fish Manag. 37(1): 133-148. doi: 10.1080/02755947.2016.1245225

  • Hutama, A., Dahruddin, H., Busson, F., Sauri, S., Keith, P., Hadiaty, R. K., Hanner, R., Suryobroto, B., and Hubert, N. (2017). Identifying spatially concordant evolutionary significant units across multiple species through DNA barcodes: Application to the conservation genetics of the freshwater fishes of Java and Bali. Glob Ecol Conserv. 12: 170-187. doi: 10.1016/j.gecco.2017.11.005

  • Jarrett, B., Borrelli, A., Hotchkiss, M., Park, C., Perrett, G., and Hanner, R. (2017). BioBeacon: An online field guide to digital biodiversity information resources. Biodiversity Information Science and Standards. 1: e20472. doi: 10.3897/tdwgproceedings.1.20472

  • Mariani, S., Cawthorn, D. M., and Hanner, R. (2017). Mislabeling seafood does not promote sustainability: a comment on Stawitz et al. (2016). Conserv Lett. 10(6): 781-782. doi: 10.1111/conl.12346

  • Ondrejicka, D. A., Morey, K. C., and Hanner, R. H. (2017). DNA barcodes identify medically important tick species in Canada. Genome. 60(1): 74-84. doi: 10.1139/gen-2015-0179

  • Shehata, H. R., Li, J., Chen, S., Redda, H., Cheng, S., Tabujara, N., Li, H., Warriner, K., and Hanner, R. (2017). Droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (ddPCR) assays integrated with an internal control for quantification of bovine, porcine, chicken and turkey species in food and feed. PLoS One. 12(8): e0182872. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182872

  • Steinke, D., Bernard, A. M., Horn, R.L., Hilton, P., Hanner, R., and Shivji ,M. S. (2017). DNA analysis of traded shark fins and mobulid gill plates reveals a high proportion of species of conservation concern. Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10123-5


  • Bréchon, A. L., Hanner, R., and Mariani, S. (2016). A systematic analysis across North Atlantic countries unveils subtleties in cod product labelling. Mar Policy. 69: 124-133. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.04.014

  • Hellberg, R. S., Pollack, S. J., and Hanner, R. H. (2016). Chapter 6 - Seafood Species Identification Using DNA Sequencing. In Naaum, A. M., and Hanner, R. H. (eds.), Seafood Authenticity and Traceability (pp. 113-132). Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801592-6.00006-1

  • Lewis, L. A., Richardson, D. E., Zakharov, E. V., and Hanner, R. (2016). Integrating DNA barcoding of fish eggs into ichthyoplankton monitoring programs. National Marine Fisheries Service. 114(2): 153-165. doi: 10.7755/FB.114.2.3

  • Naaum, A. M., Warner, K., Mariani, S., Hanner, R. H., and Carolin, C. D. (2016). Chapter 1 - Seafood Mislabeling Incidence and Impacts. In Naaum, A. M., and Hanner, R. H. (eds.), Seafood Authenticity and Traceability (pp. 3-26). Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801592-6.00001-2

  • Naaum, A. M., and Hanner, R. H. (2016). Chapter 5 - An Introduction to DNA-Based Tools for Seafood Identification. In Naaum, A. M., and Hanner, R. H. (eds.), Seafood Authenticity and Traceability (pp. 99-111). Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801592-6.00005-X

  • Naaum, A. M., Hanner, R. H., and Shivji, M. S. (2016). Conclusion: DNA-based authentication of shark products and implications for conservation and management. In Naaum, A. M., and Hanner, R. H. (eds.), Seafood Authenticity and Traceability (pp. 171-179). Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801592-6.00009-7

  • Overdyk, L. M., Holm, E., Crawford, S. S., and Hanner, R. H. (2016). Increased taxonomic resolution of Laurentian Great Lakes ichthyoplankton through DNA barcoding: A case study comparison against visual identification of larval fishes from Stokes Bay, Lake Huron. J Great Lakes Res. 42(4): 812-818. doi: 10.1016/j.jglr.2016.05.011

  • Overdyk, L. M., Braid, H. E., Naaum, A. M., Crawford, S. S., and Hanner, R. H. (2016). Real‐time PCR identification of lake whitefish Coregonus clupeaformis in the Laurentian Great Lakes. J Fish Biol. 88(4): 1460-1474. doi: 10.1111/jfb.12922

  • Strohm, J. H. T., Gwiazdowski, R. A., and Hanner, R. (2016). Mitogenome metadata: current trends and proposed standards. Mitochondrial DNA A DNA Mapp Seq Anal. 27(5): 3263-3269. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2015.1015003

  • Tamm, E. E., Schiller, L., and Hanner, R. H. (2016). Chapter 2 - Seafood Traceability and Consumer Choice. In Naaum, A. M., and Hanner, R. H. (eds.), Seafood Authenticity and Traceability (pp. 27-45). Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801592-6.00002-4

  • Thomas, V. G., Hanner, R. H., and Borisenko, A. V. (2016). DNA-based identification of invasive alien species in relation to Canadian federal policy and law, and the basis of rapid-response management. Genome. 59(11): 1023-1031. doi: 10.1139/gen-2016-0022


  • Bartley, T. J., Braid, H. E., McCann, K. S., Lester, N. P., Shuter, B. J., and Hanner, R. H. (2015). Food webs from fish guts: diet analysis using DNA barcoding increases resolution and changes structure in Canadian boreal shield lake food webs. Genome. 58(5): 192-193.

  • Bartley, T. J., Braid, H. E., McCann, K. S., Lester, N. P., Shuter, B. J., and Hanner, R. H. (2015). DNA barcoding increases resolution and changes structure in Canadian boreal shield lake food webs. DNA Barcodes. 3(1): 30-43.

  • Borisenko, A., Shimura, J., and Hanner, R. (2015). Status report on barcode coverage for invasive alien species. Genome. 58(5): 198-199.

  • Bourque, D., and Hanner, R. (2015). DNA barcoding of larval fish and egg samples produced from drift netting two Lake Simcoe tributaries. Genome. 58(5): 199-199.

  • Darhuddin, H., Hutama, A., Busson, F., Sauri, S., Keith, P., Hanner, R., Hadiaty, R., and Hubert, N. (2015). DNA barcoding of Javanese and Balinese freshwater fishes: molecular insights into a poorly known ichthyofauna. Genome. 58 (5): 209-209.

  • Frewin, A., Scott-Dupree, C., and Hanner, R. (2015). Application of DNA barcoding for the identification of intercepted pests. Genome. 58(5): 218-218.

  • Gwiazdowski, R., and Hanner, R. (2015). Evolving the concept, and use, of DNA barcode libraries. Genome. 58(5): 223-223.

  • Harvey, D., Subedi, S., Hanner, R., and Adamowicz, S. J. (2015). Balancing sensitivity and specificity in primer design for eDNA studies using ePRIMER. Genome. 58(5): 225-225.

  • Henriques, J. M., Silva, G. J. C., Ashikaga, F. Y., Hanner, R., Foresti, F., and Oliveira, C. (2015). Use of DNA barcode in the identification of fish species from Ribeira de Iguape Basin and coastal rivers from São Paulo State (Brazil). DNA Barcodes. 3(1): 118-128. doi: 10.1515/dna-2015-0015

  • Hubert, N., and Hanner, R. (2015). DNA barcoding, species delineation and taxonomy: a historical perspective. DNA Barcodes. 3(1): 44-58. doi: 10.1515/dna-2015-0006

  • Hubert, N., Wibowo, A., Busson, F., Caruso, D., Sulandari, S., Nafiqoh, N., Pouyaud, L., Rüber, L., Avarre, J. C., Herder, F., Hanner, R., Keith, P., and Hadiaty, R. K. (2015). DNA barcoding Indonesian freshwater fishes: challenges and prospects. DNA Barcodes. 3(1):144-169. doi: 10.1515/dna-2015-0018

  • Hutama, A., Darhuddin, H., Busson, F., Sauri, S., Hanner, R., Keith, P., Hadiaty, R., and Hubert, N. (2015). Comparative phylogeography of Javanese and Balinese freshwater fishes: DNA barcodes shed light on quaternary range expansion dynamic in a biodiversity hotspot. Genome. 58(5): 230-230.

  • Jabado, R. W., Al Ghais, S. M., Hamza, W., Henderson, A. C., Spaet, J. L. Y, Shivji, M. S., and Hanner, R. H. (2015). The trade in sharks and their products in the United Arab Emirates. Biol Conserv. 181: 190-198. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.10.032

  • Morey, K., and Hanner, R. (2015). Identification of diverse fish species in a closed aquarium environment using eDNA. Genome. 58(5): 258-258.

  • Naaum, A. M., and Hanner, R. (2015). Community engagement in seafood identification using DNA barcoding reveals market substitution in Canadian seafood. DNA Barcodes. 3(1): 74-79. doi: 10.1515/DNA-2015-0009

  • Naaum, A. M., Shimizu, R., Sharma, N., and Hanner, R. (2015). Real-time PCR for seafood authenticity: an extension of DNA barcoding. Genome. 58(5): 260-260.

  • Naaum, A. M., St Jacques, J., Warner, K., Santschi, L., Imondi, R., and Hanner, R. (2015). Minimum information for conducting a DNA barcoding market survey. Genome. 58(5): 260-260.

  • Naaum, A. M., St Jacques, J., Warner, K., Santschi, L., Imondi, R., and Hanner, R. (2015). Standards for conducting a DNA barcoding market survey: Minimum information and best practices. DNA Barcodes. 3(1): 80-84. doi: 10.1515/dna-2015-0010

  • Overdyk, L. M., Braid, H. E., Crawford, S. S., and Hanner, R. H. (2015). Extending DNA barcoding coverage for Lake Whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) across the three major basins of Lake Huron. DNA Barcodes. 3(1): 59-60. doi: 10.1515/dna-2015-0007

  • Phillips, J. D., Gwiazdowski, R. A, Ashlock, D., and Hanner R. (2015). An exploration of sufficient sampling effort to describe intraspecific DNA barcode haplotype diversity: examples from the ray-finned fishes (Chordata: Actinopterygii). DNA Barcodes. 3(1): 66-73. doi: 10.1515/dna-2015-000

  • Strohm, J. H. T., Gwiazdowski, R. A., and Hanner, R. (2015). Fast fish face fewer mitochondrial mutations: Patterns of dN/dS across fish mitogenomes. Gene. 572(1): 27-34. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2015.06.074

  • Thomas, V., Hanner, R., and Borisenko, A. (2015). DNA barcoding of invasive species in relation to Canadian federal policy and law. Genome. 58(5): 288-288.

  • Warner, K. A., Timme, W., Lowell, B., Hirshfield, M., and Hanner, R. (2015). A market survey of fish species substitutions in the United States to advance seafood traceability requirements. Genome. 58(5): 295-295.


  • Castle, D., Bell, J., Hanner, R., Bubela, T., Phillips, P. W. B., and Culver, K. (2014). Receptor Capacity for Biotechnology Innovation in Canada. Genome Canada. Policy Brief 8.

  • Frewin, A. J., Scott-Dupree, C., Murphy, G., and Hanner, R. (2014). Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in commercial poinsettia: impact of biocontrol on demographic trends. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin. 102: 77-82.

  • Frewin, A. J., Scott-Dupree, C., Murphy, G., and Hanner, R. (2014). Demographic trends in mixed Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) cryptic species populations in commercial poinsettia under biological control- and insecticide-based management. J Econ Entomol. 107(3): 1150-1155. doi: 10.1603/EC13521

  • Frewin, A. J., Scott-Dupree, C., Murphy, G., and Hanner, R. (2014). DNA barcoding of commercial biological control agents: a quality management framework. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin. 102: 71-76.

  • Naaum, A. M., Foottit, R. G., Maw, H. E. L., and Hanner, R. (2014). Real‐time PCR for identification of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines Matsumura. J Appl Entomol. 138(7): 485-489. doi: 10.1111/jen.12114

  • Ondrejicka, D. A., Locke, S. A., Morey, K., Borisenko, A. V., and Hanner, R. H. (2014). Status and prospects of DNA barcoding in medically important parasites and vectors. Trends Parasitol. 30(12): 582-591. doi: 10.1016/

  • Serrao, N. R., Steinke, D., and Hanner, R. H. (2014). Calibrating snakehead diversity with DNA barcodes: expanding taxonomic coverage to enable identification of potential and established invasive species. PloS One. 9(6): e99546. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099546

  • Walls, R. L., Deck, J., Guralnick, R., Baskauf, S., Beaman, R., Blum, S., Bowers, S., Buttigieg, P. L., Davies, N., Endresen, D., Gandolfo, M. A., Hanner, R., Janning, A., Krishtalka, L., Matsunaga, A., Midford, P., Morrison, N., Ó Tuama, É., Schildhauer, M., Smith, B., Stucky, B. J., Thomer, A., Wieczorek, J., Whitacre, J., and Wooley, J. (2014). Semantics in support of biodiversity knowledge discovery: an introduction to the biological collections ontology and related ontologies. PloS One. 9(3): e89606. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089606

  • Winterbottom, R., Hanner, R. H., Burridge, M., and Zur, M. (2014). A cornucopia of cryptic species - a DNA barcode analysis of the gobiid fish genus Trimma (Percomorpha, Gobiiformes). Zookeys. (381): 79–111. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.381.6445


  • April, J., Hanner, R. H., Dion‐Côté, A. M., and Bernatchez, L. (2013). Glacial cycles as an allopatric speciation pump in north‐eastern American freshwater fishes. Mol Ecol. 22(2): 409-422. doi: 10.1111/mec.12116

  • April, J., Hanner, R. H., Mayden, R. L., and Bernatchez, L. (2013) Metabolic rate and climatic fluctuations shape continental wide pattern of genetic divergence and biodiversity in fishes. PLoS One. 8(7): e70296. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070296

  • Frewin, A., Scott-Dupree, C., and Hanner, R. (2013). DNA barcoding for plant protection: applications and summary of available data for arthropod pests. CAB Reviews. 8(18): 1-13. doi: 10.1079/PAVSNNR20138018

  • Naaum, A. M., Frewin, A., and Hanner, R. (2013). DNA barcoding as an educational tool: Case studies in insect biodiversity and seafood identification. Teaching and Learning Innovations Journal. 16.

  • Pereira, L. H., Hanner, R., Foresti, F., and Oliveira, C. (2013). Can DNA barcoding accurately discriminate megadiverse Neotropical freshwater fish fauna? BMC Genet. doi: 10.1186/1471-2156-14-20

  • Sansom, B., Vo, N. T. K., Kavanagh, R., Hanner, R., MacKinnon, M., Dixon, D. G., and Lee, L. E. J. (2013). Rapid assessment of the toxicity of oil sands process-affected waters using fish cell lines. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 49: 52–65. doi: 10.1007/s11626-012-9570-4

  • Santschi, L., Hanner, R. H., Ratnasingham, S., Riconscente, M., and Imondi, R. (2013). Barcoding life's matrix: translating biodiversity genomics into high school settings to enhance life science education. PLoS Biol. 11(1): e1001471. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001471


  • Braid, H. E., Deeds, J., DeGrasse, S. L. Wilson, J. J., Osborne, J., and Hanner, R. H. (2012). Preying on commercial fisheries and accumulating paralytic shellfish toxins: a dietary analysis of invasive Dosidicus gigas (Cephalopoda Ommastrephidae) stranded in Pacific Canada. Mar Biol. 159: 25–31. doi: 10.1007/s00227-011-1786-4

  • Buck, M., Cobb, T. P., Stahlhut, J. K., and Hanner, R. H. (2012). Unravelling cryptic species diversity in eastern Nearctic paper wasps, Polistes (Fuscopolistes), using male genitalia, morphometrics and DNA barcoding, with descriptions of two new species (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Zootaxa. 3502: 1-48. doi: 10.11646/ZOOTAXA.3502.1.1

  • Lee, L. E. J., Hanner, R., and Bols, N. C. (2012). Development, characterization and applications of invertebrate and fish cell lines-tricks of the trade. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 48: 7.

  • Naaum, A. M., Foottit, R. G., Maw, H. E. L., and Hanner, R. (2012). Differentiation between Aphis pomi and Aphis spiraecola using multiplex real‐time PCR based on DNA barcode sequences. J Appl Entomol. 136(9): 704-710. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0418.2012.01706.x

  • Ribeiro, A. D. O., Caires, R. A., Mariguela, T. C., Pereira, L. H. G., Hanner, R., and Oliveira, C. (2012). DNA barcodes identify marine fishes of São Paulo State, Brazil. Mol Ecol Resour. 12(6): 1012-1020. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12007

  • Zhang, J., and Hanner, R. (2012). Molecular approach to the identification of fish in the South China Sea. PloS One. 7(2): e30621. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030621


  • April, J., Mayden, R. L., Hanner, R. H., and Bernatchez, L. (2011). Genetic calibration of species diversity among North America's freshwater fishes. PNAS. 108(26): 10602-10607. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1016437108

  • Becker, S., Hanner, R., and Steinke, D. (2011). Five years of FISH-BOL: Brief status report. Mitochondrial DNA. 22: 3-9. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2010.535528

  • Carvalho, D. C. D., Oliveira, D. A. A., Pompeu, P. S., Leal, C. G., Oliveira, C., and Hanner, R. (2011). Deep barcode divergence in Brazilian freshwater fishes: the case of the São Francisco River basin. Mitochondrial DNA. 22: 80-86. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2011.588214

  • Doukakis, P., Hanner, R., Shivji, M., Bartholomew, C., Chapman, D., Wong, E., and Amato, G. (2011). Applying genetic techniques to study remote shark fisheries in northeastern Madagascar. Mitochondrial DNA. 22: 15-20. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2010.526112

  • Handy, S. M., Deeds, J. R., Ivanova, N. V., Hebert, P. D. N., Hanner, R. H., Ormos, A., Weigt, L. A., Moore, M. M., and Yancy, H. F. (2011). A single-laboratory validated method for the generation of DNA barcodes for the identification of fish for regulatory compliance. J AOAC Int. 94 (1): 201-210. doi: 10.1093/jaoac/94.1.201

  • Hanner, R., Becker, S., Ivanova, N. V., and Steinke, D. (2011) FISH-BOL and seafood identification: Geographically dispersed case studies reveal systemic market substitution across Canada. Mitochondrial DNA. 22: 106-122. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2011.588217

  • Hanner, R., Desalle, R., Ward, R. D., and Kolokotronis, S. O. (2011). The Fish Barcode of Life (FISH-BOL) special issue. Mitochondrial DNA. 22: 1-2. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2011.598767

  • Hanner, R., Floyd, R., Bernard, A., Collette, B. B., and Shivji, M. (2011). DNA barcoding of billfishes. Mitochondrial DNA. 22: 27-36. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2011.596833

  • Lee, L. E. J., Bufalino, M. R., Christie, A. E., Frischer, M. E., Soin, T., Tsui, C. K. M., Hanner, R. H., and Smagghe, G. (2011). Misidentification of OLGA-PH-J/92, believed to be the only crustacean cell line. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 47: 665–674. doi: 10.1007/s11626-011-9447-y

  • Lee, L. E. J., Vo, N. T. K., Mikhaeil, M.S ., Adamcic-Bistrivoda, U., Braid, H. E., and Hanner, R. H. (2011). Development and characterization of a pituitary derived cell line from adult Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 47(7): 508-509.

  • Lowenstein, J. H., Osmundson, T. W., Becker, S., Hanner, R., Stiassny, and M. L. J. (2011). Incorporating DNA barcodes into a multi-year inventory of the fishes of the hyperdiverse Lower Congo River, with a multi-gene performance assessment of the genus Labeo as a case study. Mitochondrial DNA. 22: 52-70. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2010.537748

  • Nwani, C. D., Becker, S., Braid, H. E., Ude, E. F., Okogwu, O. I., and Hanner, R. (2011). DNA barcoding discriminates freshwater fishes from southeastern Nigeria and provides river system-level phylogeographic resolution within some species. Mitochondrial DNA. 22: 43-51. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2010.536537

  • Ogedengbe, J. D., Hanner, R. H., and Barta, J. R. (2011). DNA barcoding identifies Eimeria species and contributes to the phylogenetics of coccidian parasites (Eimeriorina, Apicomplexa, Alveolata). Int J Parasitol. 41(8): 843-850. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2011.03.007

  • Pereira, L. H. G., Maia, G. M. G., Hanner, R., Foresti, F., and Oliveira, C. (2011). DNA barcodes discriminate freshwater fishes from the Paraíba do Sul River Basin, São Paulo, Brazil. Mitochondrial DNA. 22: 71-79. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2010.532213

  • Pereira, L. H. G., Pazian, M. F., Hanner, R., Foresti, F., and Oliveira, C. (2011). DNA barcoding reveals hidden diversity in the Neotropical freshwater fish Piabina argentea (Characiformes: Characidae) from the Upper Paraná Basin of Brazil. Mitochondrial DNA. 22: 87-96. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2011.588213

  • Steinke, D., and Hanner, R. (2011). The FISH-BOL collaborators' protocol. Mitochondrial DNA. 22: 10-14. doi: 10.3109/19401736.2010.536538


  • deWaard, J. R., Mitchell, A., Keena, M. A., Gopurenko, D., Boykin, L. M., Armstrong, K. F., Pogue, M. G., Lima, J., Floyd, R., Hanner, R. H., and Humble, L. M. (2010). Towards a global barcode library for Lymantria (Lepidoptera: Lymantriinae) tussock moths of biosecurity concern. PLoS One. 5(12): e14280. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0014280

  • Floyd, R., Lima, J., Dewaard, J., Humble, L., and Hanner, R. (2010). Common goals: policy implications of DNA barcoding as a protocol for identification of arthropod pests. Biol Invasions. 12(9): 2947-2954. doi: 10.1007/s10530-010-9709-8

  • Rasmussen Hellberg, R. S., Morrissey, M. T., and Hanner, R. H. (2010). A multiplex PCR method for the identification of commercially important salmon and trout species (Oncorhynchus and Salmo) in North America. J Food Sci. 75(7): C595-C606. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2010.01752.x

  • Sriwattanarothai, N., Steinke, D. Ruenwongsa, P., Hanner, R., and Panijpan, B. (2010). Molecular and morphological evidence supports the species status of the Mahachai fighter Betta sp. Mahachai and reveals new species of Betta from Thailand. J Fish Biol. 77(2): 414-424. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2010.02715.x


  • Birstein, V. J., Desalle, R., Doukakis, P., Hanner, R., Ruban, G. I., and Wong, E. (2009). Testing taxonomic boundaries and the limit of DNA barcoding in the Siberian sturgeon, Acipenser baerii. Mitochondrial DNA. 20(5-6): 110-118. doi: 10.3109/19401730903168182

  • Cohen, N. J., Deeds, J. R., Wong, E. S., Hanner, R. H., Yancy, H. F., White, K. D., Thompson, T. M., Wahl, I., Pham, T. D., Guichard, F. M., Huh, I., Austin, C., Dizikes, G., and Gerber, S. I. (2009). Public health response to puffer fish (tetrodotoxin) poisoning from mislabeled product. J Food Prot. 72(4): 810-817. doi: 10.4315/0362-028X-72.4.810

  • Du Preez, L. H., Kunene, N., Hanner, R., Giesy, J. P., Solomon, K. R., Hosmer, A., and Van Der Kraak, G. J. (2009). Population-specific incidence of testicular ovarian follicles in Xenopus laevis from South Africa: A potential issue in endocrine testing. Aquat Toxicol. 95(1): 10-16. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2009.07.018

  • Genome 10K Community of Scientists. (2009). Genome 10K: a proposal to obtain whole-genome sequence for 10 000 vertebrate species. J Hered. 100(6): 659-674. doi: 10.1093/jhered/esp086

  • Hanner, R. H., Lima, J., and Floyd, R. (2009). DNA barcoding and its relevance to pests, plants and biological control. Acta Hortic. 823: 41-47.

  • Hanner, R., Corthals, A., and DeSalle, R. (2009). Biodiversity, conservation, and genetic resources in modern museum and herbarium collections. In Amato, G., DeSalle, R., Ryder, O. A., and Rosenbaum, H. C. (eds.), Conservation Genetics in the Age of Genomics (pp. 113-123). West Sussex: Columbia University Press. doi: 10.7312/amat12832-014

  • Packer, L. Gibbs, J., Sheffield, C., and Hanner, R. (2009). DNA barcoding and the mediocrity of morphology. Mol Ecol Resour. 9: 42-50. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2009.02631.x

  • Packer, L., Grixti, J. C., Roughley, R. E., and Hanner, R. (2009). The status of taxonomy in Canada and the impact of DNA barcoding. Can J Zool. 87(12): 1097-1110. doi: 10.1139/Z09-100

  • Steinke, D., Hanner, R., and Hebert, P. D. N. (2009). Rapid high-quality imaging of fishes using a flat-bed scanner. Ichthyol Res. 56(2): 210-211. doi: 10.1007/s10228-008-0068-8

  • Victor, B. C., Hanner, R., Shivji, M., Hyde, J., and Caldow, C. (2009). Identification of the larval and juvenile stages of the Cubera Snapper, Lutjanus cyanopterus, using DNA barcoding. Zootaxa. 2215(2): 24-36.

  • Ward, R. D., Hanner, R., and Hebert, P. D. N. (2009). The campaign to DNA barcode all fishes, FISH‐BOL. J Fish Biol. 74(2): 329-356. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.02080.x

  • Wong, E. H-K., Shivji, M. S., and Hanner, R. H. (2009). Identifying sharks with DNA barcodes: assessing the utility of a nucleotide diagnostic approach. Mol Ecol Resour. 9: 243-256. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2009.02653.x


  • Borisenko, A. V., Lim, B. K., Ivanova, N. V., Hanner, R. H., and Hebert, P. D. N. (2008). DNA barcoding in surveys of small mammal communities: a field study in Suriname. Mol Ecol Resour. 8(3): 471-479. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01998.x

  • De Astarloa, J. M. D., Mabragana, E., Hanner, R., and Figueroa, D. E. (2008). Morphological and molecular evidence for a new species of longnose skate (Rajiformes: Rajidae: Dipturus) from Argentinean waters based on DNA barcoding. Zootaxa. 1921: 35-46.

  • Evans, B. J., Carter, T. F., Tobias, M. L., Kelley, D. B., Hanner, R., and Tinsley, R. C. (2008). A new species of clawed frog (genus Xenopus) from the Itombwe Massif, Democratic Republic of the Congo: implications for DNA barcodes and biodiversity conservation. Zootaxa. 1780(1): 55-68. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.1780.1.2

  • Hubert, N., Hanner, R., Holm, E., Mandrak, N. E., Taylor, E., Burridge, M., Watkinson, D., Dumont, P., Curry, A., Bentzen, P., Zhang, J., April, J., and Bernatchez, L. (2008). Identifying Canadian freshwater fishes through DNA barcodes. PLoS One. 3(6): e2490. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002490

  • Swartz, E. R., Mwale, M., and Hanner, R. (2008). A role for barcoding in the study of African fish diversity and conservation. S Afr J Sci. 104(7-8): 293-298.

  • Wong, E. H-K., and Hanner, R. H. (2008). DNA barcoding detects market substitution in North American seafood. Food Res Int. 41(8): 828-837. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2008.07.005


  • Cooper, J. K., Sykes, G., King, S., Cottrill, K., Ivanova, N. V., Hanner, R., and Ikonomi, P. (2007). Species identification in cell culture: a two-pronged molecular approach. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 43: 344–351. doi: 10.1007/s11626-007-9060-2

  • Hanner, R., and Gregory, T. R. (2007). Genomic diversity research and the role of biorepositories. Cell Preserv Technol. 5(2): 93-103. doi: 10.1089/cpt.2007.9993

  • Ivanova, N. V., Zemlak, T. S., Hanner, R. H., and Hebert, P. D. N. (2007). Universal primer cocktails for fish DNA barcoding. Mol Ecol Notes. 7(4): 544-548. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01748.x