William Bussing

 

Intereses de Investigación:

Evolución, zoogeografía y ecología de la ictiofauna dulceacuícola y marina centroamericana.

 

Último Título Académico:

1965. Master in Biology. University of Southern California. Thesis: A study of the midwater fishes from the Peru-Chile Trench.

 

Especies descritas:

Astyanax cocibolca, 2008

Axoclinus cocoensis, 1991

Benthalbella macropinna. Bussing & Bussing, 1966

Binghamichthys aphos, 1965

Brachyrhaphis holdridgei, 1967

Brachyrhaphis roseni, 1988

Chriolepis atrimelum, 1997

Chriolepis cuneata, 1990

Chriolepis dialepta, 1990

Cichlasoma diquis, 1974

Cichlasoma loisellei, 1989

Cichlasoma sajica, 1974

Elacatinus inornatus, 1990

Elacatinus janssi, 1981

Elacatinus nesiotes, 1990

Eleotris tecta, 1996

Evermannia erici, 1983

Gymnothorax phalarus, 1998

Halichoeres aestuaricola, 1972

Halichoeres discolor, 1983

Hyphessobrycon savagei, 1967

Imparales panamensis, 1970

Lampanytus iselinoides, 1963

Lepidonectes clarkhubbsi, 1991

Liopropoma fasciatum 1980

Lythrypnus alphigena, 1990

Lythrypnus cobalus, 1990

Lythrypnus insularis, 1990

Lythrypnus lavenbergi, 1990

Melaniris hubbsi, 1978

Melaniris jiloaensis, 1978

Melaniris milleri, 1979

Melanostigma bathium, 1965

Nannorhamdia lineata, 1970

Opistognathus brochus, 2004

Opistognathus fossoris, 2004

Opistognathus smithvanizi, 2004

Opistognathus walkeri, 2004

Peristedion nesium, 2010

Phallichthys quadripunctatus, 1979

Phallichthys tico, 1963

Piabucina boruca, 1967

Poeciliopsis paucimaculata, 1967

Poeciliopsis santaelena, 2008

Pomadasys empherus, 1993

Pseudocheirodon terrabae, 1967

Ptereleotris carinata, 2001

Pterobrycon myrnae, 1974

Rivulus fuscolineatus 1980

Rivulus glaucus, 1980

Rivulus rubripunctatus, 1980

Rivulus siegfriedi, 1980

Rivulus uroflammeus, 1980

Roeboides ilseae, 1986

Sicydium adelum, 1996

Sphoeroides rosenblatti, Walker & Bussing, 1996

Uropterygius versutus, 1991

Urotrygon cimar, 1999

 

Publicaciones:

Libros:

Bussing, W. 1968. Zoología General. Guia de laboratorio. Pub. Univ. Costa Rica, Serie Textos N° 161, 1-130 p.

Bussing, W. & M. López S. 1993. Peces demersales y pelágicos costeros del Pacífico de Centro America meridional. Guía ilustrada. Publicaci6n especial de la Rev. Biol. Trop. 164 p.

Bussing, W. 1969. Familias de peces marinos costarricenses y de aguas contiguas. Ser. Ciencias Naturales, N° 6, Univ. de Costa Rica, 1-39 p.

Bussing, W. 1987. Peces de las aguas continentales de Costa Rica. Editorial Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, 271 p.

Bussing, W. 1998. Peces de las aguas continentales de Costa Rica. Segunda edición. Editorial Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, 468 p.

Bussing, W. & M. López S. 2005. Peces de la Isla del Coco y peces arrecifales de la costa Pacifica de America Central meridional. Rev. Biol. Trop. 53 (Suppl. 2): 1-192.

Bussing, W. & M. López S. 2010. Peces costeros del caribe de Centro América meridional. Guia Ilustrada. Rev. Biol. Trop. 57 (Suppl. 1): 1-240.

 

Capítulos de Libros Editados:

Bussing, W. 1965. A study of the midwater fishes from the Peru-Chile Trench. Amer. Geophys. Union, Antarctic Res. Ser. 5: 185-227.

Bussing, W. 1976. Geographic distribution of the San Juan ichthyofauna of Central America with remarks on its origin and ecology. En: Investigations of the ichthyofauna of Nicaraguan lakes, T. B. Thorson (Editor), p. 157-175.

Bussing, W. 1985. En: The great American biotic interchange (Ed. F.G. Stehli & S.D. Webb), Plenum Pub. Co., p. 453-473.

Bussing, W. 1994. Ecological aspects of the fish community. Ch. 14, p. 195-198, 379. En: McDade, L., K. Bawa, H.A. Hespenheide & G.S. Hartshorn, (eds.). La Selva, Ecology and natural history of a tropical rainforest. Univ. of Chicago Press, 486 p.

 

Artículos Científicos:

Bussing, W. 1963. A new poeciliid fish, Phallichthys tico, from Costa Rica. Los Angeles Co. Mus. Contrib. Sci. 77: 1-13.

Bussing, W. & M. López S. 1967. Antarctic Scopelarchidae: A new species of Benthalbella and the distribution of B. elongata (Norman). Bull So. Calif. Acad. Sci., 65: 53-64.

Price, C.E. & W. Bussing. 1967. Mongenean parasites of Costa Rican fishes. Part 1. Descriptions of two new species of Cleidodiscus Mueller, 1934. Rivista di Parassitologia, 27: 81-86.

Bussing, W. 1967. New species and new records of Costa Rican freshwater fishes with a tentative list of species. Rev. Biol. Trop., 14: 205-249.

Villa, J.D. & W. Bussing. 1967. Indicaciones generales para preservar peces, anfibios y reptiles. O'Bios, Revista de Ciencias Naturales, 2: 21-24.

Price, C.E. & W. Bussing. 1968. Mongenean parasites of Costa Rican fishes. II. Proposal of Palombitremaheteroancistrium n. gen., n. sp. Proc. Helminthol. Soc. Wash., 35: 54-57.

Bussing, W.  1970. Two new species of catfishes of the genera Nannorhamdia and lmparales (Family Pimelodidae) from Central America. Los Angeles Co. Mus. Contrib. Sci., 196: 1-11.

Bussing, W. & T.R. Roberts. 1971. Rediscovery of the glandulocaudine fish Pterobrycon and the hypothetical significance of its spectacular humeral scales (Pisces: Characidae). Copeia, 1971: 179-181.

Bussing, W. 1972.  Halichoeres aestuaricola, a replacement name for the tropical Eastern Pacific labrid fish, lridio bimaculata Wilson, with a redescription based on new material. Brenesia, I: 3-8.

Bussing, W. 1972.  Recolonization of a population of supratidal fishes at Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands. Atoll Res. Bull., 154: 1-4.

Bussing, W.  1974. Two new species of cichlid fishes, Cichlasoma sajica and C. diquis, from southeastern Costa Rica. Rev. Biol.Trop., 22: 29-49.

Bussing, W. 1974.  Pterobrycon myrnae, a remarkable new glandulocaudine characid fish from Costa Rica. Rev. Biol.Trop., 22: 135-159.

Bussing, W. & M. Martin. 1975. Systematic status, variation and distribution of four Middle American cichlid fishes belonging to the Amphilophus species group, genus Cichlasoma. Los Angeles Co. Mus. Contrib. Sci., 269: 1-41.

Bussing, W. 1975.  Utilidad de los recursos pesqueros nacionales. Rev. Univ. de Costa Rica, 41: 17-21.

Bussing, W. 1976.  Taxonomy and biological aspects of the Central American cichlid fishes Cichlasoma sieboldii and C. tuba. Rev. Biol. Trop., 23: 189- 211.

Bussing, W. & M. López S. 1977. Distribucion y aspectos ecologicos de los peces de las cuencas hidrograficas de Arenal, Bebedero y Tempisque, Costa Rica. Rev. Biol.Trop., 25: 13-37.

Bussing, W. 1978.  Guentherus altivela Osorio, the first ateleopodid fish reported from the eastern Pacific Ocean. Rev. Biol. Trop., 25: 179-190.

Bussing, W. 1979. Los Angeles Co. Mus. Contrib. Sci., 301: 1-8.

Bussing, W. 1979.  Taxonomic status of the atherinid fish genus Melaniris in lower Central America, with the description of three new species. Rev. Biol. Trop., 26: 391-413.

Bussing, W. 1980.  Status of the cyprinodontid fish genus Rivulus in Costa Rica, with descriptions of new endemic species. Brenesia, 17: 327-363.

Bussing, W. 1980.  Liopropoma fasciatum, a new serranid fish and only known member of the genus from the tropical eastern Pacific Ocean. Rev. Biol. Trop.,28: 147-151.

Constantz, G.D., W.A. Bussing, & W.G. Saul. 1981. Freshwater fishes of Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 133: 15-19.

Bussing, W.  1982. Elacatinus janssi, a new gobiid fish from Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop., 29: 251-256.

Bussing, W. & M. López S. 1982. Lista provisional de los peces marinos de la Costa Pacífica de Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop., 30: 5-26 .

Bussing, W. 1983.  A new tropical eastern Pacific labrid fish, Halichoeres discolor, endemic to Isla del Coco. Rev. Biol.Trop., 31: 19-23.

Bussing, W. 1983.  Evermannia erici, a new burrowing gobiid fish from the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Rev. Biol.Trop., 31: 125-131.

Bartels, C.E., K.S. Price, M.I. López, W.A. Bussing. 1983. Occurrence, distribution, abundance and diversity of fishes in the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop., 31: 75-101.

Bartels, C.E., K.S. Price, M.I. López, W.A. Bussing. 1984. Ecological assessment of finfish as indicators of habitats in the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica. Hydrobiologia, 112: 197-207.

Bussing, W. 1986.  Roeboides ilseae, n. sp., a new scale-eating characid fish from Costa Rica. Rev. Biol.Trop., 33: 45-50.

Bussing, W. 1987. Los peces de la familia Labridae de la costa Pacifica de Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop., 33: 81-98.

Gocke, K., W. Bussing & J. Cortés. 1987. Morphometric and basic limnological properties of the Laguna de Rio Cuarto,  Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop., 35: 277-285.

Bussing, W.  1988. A new fish, Brachyrhaphis roseni (Poeciliidae) from Costa Rica and Panama. Rev. Biol. Trop., 36: 81-87.

Guzmán, H.M., J. Campos, C. Gamboa, W.A. Bussing. 1988. Un arrecife artificial de lIantas: Su potencial para el manejo de pesquenas. An Inst. Cienc. Mar Limno., UNAM 15: 249-254.

Bussing, W. 1990.  Cichlasoma loisellei, a new Nandopsis group cichlid fish from Central America. Rev. Biol. Trop. 37: 153-161.

Bussing, W.  1990. New species of gobiid fishes of the genera Lythrypnus, Elacatinus and Chriolepis from the eastern tropical Pacific. Rev. Biol. Trop. 38: 99-118 42.

Gocke, K., W. Bussing & J. Cortés. 1990. The annual cycle of primary productivity in Laguna de Rio Cuarto, a volcanic lake (maar) in Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 38: 387-394.

Bussing, W.  1991. A new genus and two new species of tripterygiid fishes from Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 39: 77-85.

Bussing, W.  1991. A new species of eastern Pacific moray eel (Pisces: Muraenidae). Rev. Biol. Trop. 39: 97-102.

Bussing, W.  1993. Pomadasys empherus, a new species of haemulid fish from the tropical eastern Pacific. Rev. Biol. Trop. 41: 245-251.

Bussing, W.  1994. Fish communities and environmental characteristics of a tropical rain forest river in Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 41: 791-809.

Kailola, P.J. & W. Bussing. 1995.  Ariidae. Bagres marinos. p. 860-886. F. Krupp, W. Schneider, C. Sommer, K.E. Carpenter, V.H. Niem (Eds.). Guía FAO para la identificación de especies para los fines de la Pesca. Pacifíco Centro-Oriental. Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación. FAO, Roma, ltalia, 1813 p.

Bussing, W. 1995. Ateleopodidae. Ateleopódidos, trompas dulces. p. 887-888. En: W. Fisher, et al.

Bussing, W. 1995. Balistidae. Pejepuercos, calafates, gatillos. p. 905-909. En: W. Fisher, et al.

Bussing, W. 1995. Centropomidae. Róbalos. p. 987-995. En: W. Fisher, et al.

Bussing, W. 1995. Cirrhitidae. Chinos, halcones. p. 1007-1010. En: W. Fisher, et al.

Bussing, W. 1995. Gerreidae. Mojarras. p. 1114-1128. En: W. Fisher, et al.

Bussing, W. 1995. Monacanthidae. Cachúas, lijas. p. 1278-1280. En: W. Fisher, et al.

Bussing, W. 1995. Synodontidae. Lagartos. p. 1625-1628. En: W. Fisher, et al.

Bussing, W. 1995. Tetraodontidae. Tamboriles, tamborines, botetes, peces globo, corrotuchos. p. 1629-1637. En: W. Fisher, et al.

Bussing, W. 1995. Triglidae. Rubios. p. 1643-1648. En: W. Fisher, et al.

Bussing, W. 1995. Uranoscopidae. Miracielos, miraestrellas. p. 1649-1650. En: W. Fisher, et al.

Krupp, F. & W. Bussing. 1995. Quimeras. Chimaeridae. Quimeras ñatas. Rhinochimaeridae. Quimeras picudas. p. 791-798. En: W. Fisher, et al.

Bussing, W. 1996. A new species of eleotridid, Eleotris tecta, from Pacific slope streams of tropical America. Rev. Biol. Trop. 44: 251-257.

Bussing, W. 1996. Sicydium adelum, a new species of gobiid fish, from Atlantic slope streams of Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 44: 819-825.

1996. Fishes collected during the RV Victor Hensen Expedition (1993/1994). Rev. Biol. Trop. 44 (Suppl. 3): 183-186. (coautor)

Bussing, W. 1996. Sicydium adelum, a new species of gobiid fish, from Atlantic slope streams of Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 44: 819-825.

Walker, H.J. & Bussing, W. 1996. Two new pufferfish of the genus Sphoeroides (Tetraodontidae) from the Eastern Pacific. Copeia, 1996: 677-684. (coautor)

Bussing, W. 1997. Chriolepis atrimelum (Gobiidae) a new species of gobiid fish from Isla del Coco, Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 45: 1547-1552.

Bussing, W. 1998. Gymnothorax phalarus, a new eastern Pacific moray eel (pisces: Muraenidae). Rev. Biol. Trop. 46: 439-446.

Bussing, W. & M. López. 1998. Urotrygon cimar, a new eastern Pacific stingray (pisces: Urolophidae). Rev. Biol. Trop. 46 (Suppl. 6): 271-277.

Bussing, W. 2001. Ptereleotris carinata, a new species of hovering goby (perciformes: Microdesmidae) from the tropical eastern Pacific. Rev. Biol. Trop. 49 (Suppl. 1): 133-139.

Bussing, W. 2003. Four new species of eastern tropical Pacific jawfishes (Opistognathus Opistognathidae). Rev. Biol. Trop. 51: 529-550.

R. Abell et al. Bussing, W. 2008. Freshwater ecoregions of the world: A new map of biogeographic units for freshwater biodiversity conservation. BioScience 58 (5): 403-405.

Herrera-Vásquez, J., W. Bussing, F. Villalobos. 2008. Panbiogeographical analysis of Costa Rican freshwater fishes. Rev. Biol. Trop. 56: 165-170.

Bussing, W. 2008. A new species of poeciliid fish, Poeciliopsis santaelena, from Peninsula Santa Elena, Area de Conservaci6n Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 56: 839-844.

Bussing, W. 2008. Astyanx cocibolca, a new characid (Pisces: Ostariophysi) from Lake Nicaragua, Central America. Rev. Biol. Trop. 56: 1361-1370

Bussing, W. & M. López S. 2009. Part 39. Marine fish. En: I.S. Wehrtmann & J. Cortés (ed.). Marine Biodiversity of Costa Rica, Central America, Springer, 1-538.

Bussing, W. 2010. A new fish, Peristedion nesium (Peristediidae) from Isla del Coco, Costa Rica. Rev. Biol. Trop. 57:________

 

Publicaciones Divulgativas:

Bussing, W. 1999. Guapote (Rainbow Bass) has been shifted from family Cichlasoma to Parachromis. Costa Rica Outdoors, 4(2): 17, 38, 40.

Bussing, W. 1999. Mojarras, Tilapias and Viejas. Meet Costa Rica’s other cichlids. Costa Rica Outdoors, 4(3): 35, 49.

Bussing, W. 1999. Identifying Pacific Snooks. Costa Rica Outdoors, 4(4): 37.

Bussing, W. 1999. Identifying Atlantic Snooks. Costa Rica Outdoors, 4(5): 19.

Bussing, W. 1999. The history of Costa Rica’s Killifishes. Costa Rica Outdoors, 4(6): 25-27.

Bussing, W. 2000. Costa Rica’s livebearing Killlifish (Family Poeciliidae). Costa Rica Outdoors, 5(1): 29.

Bussing, W. 2000. Fish on the edge of survival. Costa Rica Outdoors, 5(2): 41-42.

Bussing, W. 2000. How to describe a new species. Costa Rica Outdoors, 5(3): 33.

Bussing, W. 2000. Strange creatures: Deep-sea fish. Costa Rica Outdoors, 5(4): 39.

Bussing, W. 2000. The eyes of deep-sea fish. Costa Rica Outdoors, 5(5): 25, 35.

Bussing, W. 2000. Corbinas of the upper Gulf of Nicoya. Costa Rica Outdoors, 5(6): 39.

Bussing, W. 2001. Corbinas of the outer Gulf of Nicoya. Costa Rica Outdoors, 6(1): 35.

Bussing, W. 2001. How do you tell a Yellowfin from a Bigeye Tuna? Costa Rica Outdoors, 6(2): 27, 31.

Bussing, W. 2001. Freshwater fishes of interest to anglers in Costa Rica. Costa Rica Outdoors, 6(3): 35.