18. Sommer-Trembo C, Santos ME, Clark B, Werner M, Fages A, Matschiner M, Hornung S, Oliver C, Garcia C, Ronco F, Tschopp P, Malinsky M, Salzburger W. The genetics of niche-specific behavioral tendencies in an adaptive radiation of cichlid fishes. Science (2nd round of revision).

Lovász L, Sommer-Trembo C, Barth JMI, Scasta JD, Grancharova-Hill R, Lemoine RT, Kerekes V, Merckling L, Svenning JC, Fages A. Rewilded horses in European nature conservation – a genetics, ethics and welfare perspective. Submitted to Biological Reviews.

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McKay C, Sommer-Trembo C, Sánchez-Villagra M (2022) The portrayal of animal interactions by two of Europe’s greatest nature documentary makers. Evolution: Education & Outreach, 15:1-9.

15. Sommer-Trembo C, Olivier C, Wolf L, Garcia C, Salzburger W (2022) Does the presence of conspecifics facilitate exploratory behaviour in a cichlid fish (Etroplus suratensis)? Behaviour, 159: 899-914.

Lipkowski K, Steigerwald S, Schulte LM, Sommer-Trembo C, Jourdan J (2021) Natural variation in social conditions affects male mate choosiness in the amphipod Gammarus roeslii. Current Zoology, 68: 459-468.

13. Sommer-Trembo C, Schreier M, Plath M (2020) Different preference functions act in unison: mate choice and risk-taking behaviour in the Atlantic molly (Poecilia mexicana). Journal of Ethology, 38: 215-222.
12. Plath M, Lui K, Umutoni D, Gomes-Silva G, Wei J-F, Cyubahiro E, Chen B, Sommer-Trembo C (2019) Predator-induced changes of male and female mating preferences: innate and learned effects. Current Zoology, 65: 305-316.
11. Lipkowski K, Plath M, Klaus S, Sommer-Trembo C (2019) Population density affects male mate choosiness in the mate-guarding amphipod Gammarus roeselii. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 126: 899-911.

Sommer-Trembo C, Plath M (2018) Consistent individual differences in associative learning speed are not linked to boldness in Atlantic mollies. Animal Cognition, 21: 661-670.

9. Chen B, Liu K, Zhou L-J, Gomes-Silva G, Sommer-Trembo C, Plath M (2018) Personality differentially affects individual mate choice decisions in female and male Western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis). PLoS One, 13: e0197197.
8. Sommer-Trembo, Plath M, Gismann J, Helfrich C, Bierbach D (2017) Context-dependent female mate choice maintains variation in male sexual activity. Royal Society Open Science, 4: 170303.

Sommer-Trembo C, Petry AC, Gomes-Silva G, Vurusic SM, Gismann J, Baier J, Krause S, de Araujo Cardoso Iorio J, Riesch R, Plath M (2017) Predation risk and abiotic habitat parameters affects personality traits in extremophile populations of a neotropical fish (Poecilia vivipara). Ecology and Evolution, 7: 6570-6581.

6. Gomes Silva G, Lui K, Chen B, Plath M, Sommer-Trembo C (2017) Does individual variation in male mate choice copying reflect differences in social responsiveness? Annals of Biological Sciences, 14:31-34.
5. Jourdan J, Krause ST, Lazar VM, Zimmer C, Sommer-Trembo C, Arias-Rodriguez L, Klaus S, Riesch R, Plath M (2016) Shared and unique patterns of phenotypic diversification along a stream gradient in two congeneric species. Scientific Reports, 6:38971.

Sommer-Trembo C, Bierbach D, Arias-Rodriguez L, Verel J, Jourdan J, Zimmer C, Riesch R, Streit B, Plath M (2016) Does personality affect premating isolation between locally-adapted populations? BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16:1-13.

3.Sommer-Trembo C, Zimmer C, Jourdan J, Bierbach D, Plath M (2016) Predator experience homogenizes consistent individual differences in predator avoidance. Journal of Ethology, 34: 155-165.
2.Bierbach D, Sommer-Trembo C, Hanisch J, Wolf M, Plath M (2015) Personality affects mate choice: bolder males show stronger audience effects under high competition. Behavioural Ecology, 26: 1314-1325.
Schurmann D, Sommer C, Schinko PB, Greschista M, Smid H, Steidle JLM (2012) Demonstration of long-term memory in the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Entomologia experimentalis et Applicata, 143: 199-206.