Piller, K. R. and C. Barbour. In Press.  Family Atherinopsidae. In: Natural History of North American Freshwater Fishes. B. M. Burr and M. L. Warren Jr. (Eds). Johns Hopkins Press.

Lyons, J., K. R. Piller, J. M. Artigas Azas, O. Dominguez, P. Gesundheit, M. Koeck, M. Medina Nava, N. Mercado-Silva, A. Ramirez Garcia, and K. Findley. Accepted In Press. Current distribution and conservation status of the Mexican Goodeidae (Actinopterygii: Cyprinodontiformes). Zookeys.

Betancourt-Resendes, R. Perez-Rodriguez, I. Barriga-Sosa, K. R. Piller, and O. Dominguez-Dominguez. In Press. Phylogeographic patterns in the endangered silverside “humboldtianum” clade (Pisces: Atherinopsidae) in Central México: Understanding their evolutionary history. Organisms, Diversity, and Evolution.

McMahan, C. D., W. A. Matamoros, D. J. Elias, and K. R. Piller. 2019. Species or population? Systematic status of Vieja coatlicue (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Neotropical Ichthyoloygy 17(2): e190004. (download pdf)

Parker, C. E., A. Dornburg, O. Dominguez-Dominguez, and K. R. Piller. 2019. Assessing phylogenetic information to reveal uncertainty in historical data: An example using Goodeinae (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Goodeidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 134:282-290. (download pdf)

Ramirez-Garcia, A. and K. R. Piller. 2018. Aspects of the reproductive biology and growth of the Mississippi Silvery Minnow, Hybognathus nuchalis, (Agassiz, 1855) in the Pearl River, Louisiana. Proceedings of the Southeastern Fishes Council 58:57-68. (download pdf)

Foster, K. and K. R. Piller. 2018. Disentangling the drivers of diversification in an imperiled group
of freshwater fishes (Goodeidae: Cyprinodontiformes). BMC Evolutionary Biology 2018: 116. (download pdf)

Camak, D. C. and K. R. Piller. 2018. Going with the flow: Testing the role of habitat isolation among three ecologically divergent darter species. Copeia 2018 106: 375-387. (download pdf)

Hayes, M. M. and K. R. Piller. 2018. Patterns of diversification in a North American endemic fish, the
Blackbanded Darter (Perciformes, Percidae). Zoologica Scripta 2018: 1-9. (download pdf)

Beltrán-López, R. G., I. Doadrio, K. R. Piller, and O. Domínguez-Domínguez. 2018. Evolving in the highlands: The case of the Neotropical Lerma Livebearer Poeciliopsis infans (Woolman, 1894) (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae) in central Mexico. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 18:56. (download pdf)

Campbell. D. C. and K. R. Piller. 2017. Let's jump in: A Phylogenetic study of the Great Basin Springfishes and Poolfishes, Crenichthys and Empetrichthys (Cyprinodontiformes: Goodeidae). PLoS ONE 12(10): e0185425. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0185425. (download pdf)

Díaz-Murillo, B. P., G. Ruiz-Campos, K. R. Piller, C. D. McMahan, F. J. García-De-León, F. Camarena-Rosales. 2017. Assessing population-level morphometric variation of the Mountain Mullet Agonostomus monticola (Teleostei: Mugilidae) across its Middle American distribution. Neotropocal Ichthyology, 15:e170036. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1982-0224-20170036. (download pdf)

Piller, K. R., and H. L. Bart Jr.  2017. Rediagnosis of the Tuckasegee Darter, Etheostoma gutselli (Hildebrand), a Blue Ridge endemic. Copeia 105:569-574. (download pdf)

Dominguez-Dominguez, O., D. M. Bernal-Zuniga, and K. R. Piller. 2016. Two new species of the genus Xenotoca Hubbs and Turner 1939 (Teleostei: Goodeidae) from central-western Mexico.  Zootaxa 4189:81-98. (download pdf)

Bower, L. M. and K. R. Piller. 2015. Shaping up: A geometric morphometric approach to assemblage ecomorphology. Journal of Fish Biology 87:691-714. (download pdf)

McMahan, C. D., W. A. Matamoros, K. R. Piller, and P. Chakrabarty. 2015. Taxonomy and systematics of the herichthyins (Cichlidae: Tribe Herioini), with the description of eight new Middle American genera. Zootaxa 3999: 211-234. (download pdf)

Mercado-Silva, N., K. R. Piller, J. Lyons, R. Moncayo-Estrada, P. Gesundheit, T. R. Krabbenhoft, and D. L. Powell. 2015. Stable isotope evidence for trophic overlap of sympatric Mexican Lake Chapala silversides (Teleostei: Atherinopsidae: Chirostoma spp.). Neotropical Ichthyology 13:389-400. (download pdf)

Piller, K. R., C. S. Kenway-Lynch, D. Camak, and O. Dominguez-Dominguez. 2015. Phylogeography and population structure of the imperiled redtail splitfin (Goodeidae: Xenotoca eiseni): Implications for conservation. Copeia. 103:440-454. (download pdf)

Piller, K. R. and A. D. Geheber. 2015.  Black liquor and the hangover effect:  Fish assemblage recovery following a pulse disturbance.  Ecology and Evolution 5:2433-2444. (download pdf)

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

Foster, K., L. M. Bower, and K. R. Piller.  2015. Getting in shape: Habitat-based morphological for two sympatric fishes.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 114:152-162. (download pdf)

Marchio, E. M. and K. R. Piller. 2013.  Scale-stacking in the Pike Livebearer Belonesox belizanus (Poeciliidae). Journal of Fish Biology 83:1387-1390. (download pdf)

Marchio, E. M. and K. R. Piller. 2013. Cryptic diversity and a novel phylogeographic pattern in a widespread live-bearing fish (Poeciliidae: Belonesox).  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 109:848-860. (download pdf)

Bloom, D.D., J. T. Weir, K. R. Piller, and N. R. Lovejoy. 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 67:2040-2057. (download pdf)

Murray, C. M., K. R. Piller, M. Merchant, A. Cooper and M. E. Easter. 2013.  Salinity and egg shape variation: A geometric morphometric analysis.  Journal of Herpetology 47:15-23. (download pdf)

McMahan, C. D., M. P. Davis, O. Domínguez-Domínguez, F. J. García de León, I. Doadrio, and K. R. Piller. 2012. From the mountains to the sea: Phylogeography and cryptic species diversity within the Mountain Mullet, Agonostomus monticola (Teleostei: Mugilidae). Journal of Biogeography 40:894-904. (download pdf)

Geheber, A. D. and K. R. Piller. 2012.  Spatio-temporal assessment of persistence and stability of a Gulf Coastal Plain assemblage: Appropriate scales reveal historical tales. Ecology of Freshwater Fishes  21:627-639. (download pdf)

Bloom, D. D., P. Unmack, A. E. Gosztonyi, K. R. Piller and N. R. Lovejoy. 2012. It's a family matter: Molecular phylogenetics of Atheriniformes and the polyphyly of the surf silversides (Family: Notocheiridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution62:1025-1030. (download pdf)

Cashner, M. F., K. R. Piller, H. L. Bart, Jr.  2011. Phylogenetic relationships of the North American cyprinid subgenus Hydrophlox.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59:725-735. (download pdf)

McMahan, C. D., C. M. Murray, A. D. Geheber, C. D. Boeckman, and K. R. Piller. 2011. Paraneetroplus synspilus is a junior synonym of Paraneetroplus melanurus (Teleostei: Cichlidae).  Zootaxa 2833:1-14.

Piller, K. R. and L. M. Cordes.  2011. Development and characterization of 12 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the Spotted Seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus (Teleostei: Sciaenidae). Molecular Ecology Resources 11:418-421. (download pdf)

Bart, H.L. Jr., M.D. Clements, R. E. Blanton, K. R. Piller, D. L. Hurley. 2010.    Discordant molecular and morphological evolution in buffalofishes (Actinopterygii: Catostomidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56:808-820. (download pdf)

McMahan, C. D., A. D. Geheber, and K. R. Piller. 2010. Molecular systematics of the enigmatic Middle American genus Vieja (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57:1293-1300. (download pdf)

Geheber, A. D., C. D. McMahan, and K. R. Piller. 2010. First record of the non-native three spot gourami, Trichogaster trichopterus (Pallas 1770) (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) in Jamaica.  Aquatic Invasions 5: Supplement 1: S13-S16. (download pdf)

Kenway-Lynch, C. S., C. D. McMahan, A. D. Geheber, M. M. Hayes, and K. R. Piller. 2010. Threatened Fishes of the World: Xenotoca eiseni Rutter, 1896 (Goodeidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes. 87:219-220. (download pdf)

Piller, K. R. and H. L. Bart Jr. 2009. Incomplete sampling, outgroups, and phylogenetic inaccuracy: A case study of the Greenside Darter complex (Percidae: Etheostoma blennioides).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 53:340-344. (download pdf)

Bloom, D. D., K. R. Piller, J. Lyons, N. Mercado-Silva, and M. Medina-Nava. 2009.  Systematics and biogeography of the silverside Tribe Menidiini (Teleostomi: Atherinopsidae) based on the mitochondrial ND2 Gene.  Copeia 2009: 408-417. (download pdf)

Piller, K. R. 2009.  Iowa darter, Etheostoma exile. Online account in: J. Lyons and P. A. Cochran, editors.  Fishes of Wisconsin e-book. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Madison, and U.S. Geological Survey, Middleton, WI. http://infotrek.er.usgs.gov/wdnr_fishes/fishes_home.jsp

Piller, K. R., H. L Bart, Jr., and D. L. Hurley.  2008.  Phylogeography of the greenside darter complex (Etheostoma blennioides): A wide-ranging polytypic taxon.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 974-985. (download pdf)

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

Piller, K. R., C. C. Wilson, C. E. Lee, and J. Lyons.  2005. Conservation genetics of Upper Mississippi River Basin Lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush): Stocked or native ancestry?  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 134:789-802. (download pdf)

Tipton, J. A., H. L. Bart Jr., and K. R. Piller. 2004.  Geomorphic disturbance and its impact on darter distribution (Teleostomi: Percidae) and abundance in the Pearl River drainage, Mississippi, USA. Hydrobiologia 527:49-61. (download pdf)

Piller, K. R., H. L. Bart Jr., and J. A. Tipton. 2004.  Decline of the frecklebelly madtom in the Pearl River based on contemporary and historical surveys.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 133:1004-1013. (download pdf)

Piller, K. R., H. L. Bart, Jr. and J. A. Tipton. 2002.  Spawning in the black buffalo Ictiobus niger (Teleostomi: Catostomidae). Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwater 14:145-150.

Piller, K. R., H. L. Bart Jr., and C. A. Walser. 2001.  Morphological variation of the redfin darter, Etheostoma whipplei, with comments on the status of the subspecific populations. Copeia 2001:802-807. (download pdf)

Piller, K. R. and B. M. Burr. 1999.  Reproductive biology and spawning habitat supplementation of the relict darter, Etheostoma chienense, a federally endangered species.  Environmental Biology of Fishes 55:145-155. (download pdf)

Piller, K. R. and B. M. Burr. 1998.  Distribution and population estimates of the federally endangered relict darter, Etheostoma chienense, Bayou du Chien, Kentucky. J. Ky. Acad. Sci. 59:64-57.

Eisenhour, D. J. and K. R. Piller. 1997.  Intergeneric hybrids involving Semotilus atromaculatus and the genus Phoxinus with analysis of additional S. atromaculatus-Phoxinus hybrids. Copeia 1997: 204-209.

Burr, B. M., K. M. Cook, D. J. Eisenhour, K. R. Piller, W. J. Poly, R. W. Sauer, C. A. Taylor, E. R. Atwood, and G. L. Seegert. 1996. Selected Illinois fishes in jeopardy: new records and status evaluations.  Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science. Vol. 89, No. 3 and 4: 169-186. (download pdf)