Swartz, E.R., Chakona, A., Skelton, P.H. & Bloomer, P. 2013, "The genetic legacy of lower sea levels: does the confluence of rivers during the last glacial maximum explain the contemporary distribution of a primary freshwater fish (Pseudobarbus burchelli, Cyprinidae) across isolated river systems?",Hydrobiologia, , pp. 1-13 (published online 28 Nov 2013)
Kramer, B., Bills, R., Skelton, P. & Wink, M. 2012. A critical revision of the churchill snoutfish, genus Petrocephalus Marcusen, 1854 (Actinopterygii: Teleostei: Mormyridae), from southern and eastern Africa, with the recognition of Petrocephalus tanensis, and the description of five new species. Journal of Natural History 46(35-36), 2179-2258.
Vari, R.P., Ferraris Jr., C.J. & Skelton, P.H. 2012. New species of congoglanis (Siluriformes: Amphiliidae) from the southern Congo River basin. Copeia 4, 626-630.
Books, reports and theses
Bills, R., Skelton, P. & Almeida, F. 2012. A survey of the fishes of Upper Okavango River System in Angola. SAIAB Investigational Report No. 73. Report to Southern Africa Regional Program (SAREP), Maun, Botswana. 62 pp.
Skelton, P.H. 2012. African freshwater ichthyology – past, present and future. Keynote lecture to DIFS students, Rhodes University, Grahamstown.