Publications 2010-2012

Publications 2010 – 15 October 2012
(222 publications, 13% ERA A* and 50% ERA A)

Amos, J.N., White, M., Newell, G., Radford, J.Q., Bennett, A.F, Pavlova, A., Thomson, J.R., Mac Nally, R., Sunnucks, P. (2012).  Predicting landcape genetic consequences of habitat loss, fragmentation and mobility for multiple species of woodland birds.  PLOS One 7:  e 30888   A

Arnould, J.P.Y., Cherel, Y., Gibbens, J., White, J.G., and Littnan, C.L. (2011). Stable isotopes reveal inter-annual and inter-individual variation in the diet of female Australian fur seals. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser. 422: 291-302 A

Atkinson, S., Arnould, J.P.Y., Mashburn, K.L. (2011). Plasma cortisol and thyroid hormone concentrations in pre-weaning Australian fur seal pups. Gen. and Comp. Endocrin. 172: 277-281

Bates, A.E., Leiterer, F., Wiedeback, M.L. and Poulin, R. (2011) Parasitized snails take the heat: a case of host manipulation? Oecologia  doi: 10.1007/s00442-011-2014-0 A

Battam, H., Richardson, M., Watson, A.W.T. and Buttemer, W.A. (2010) Proximate condition and physical properties of the cuttlefish (Sepia apama) and its assimilation efficiency by Diomedea albatrosses. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 180:1247-1255. A

Bauer, S., Ens, B.J., and Klaassen, M. (2010) Many routes leading to Rome: The multi-route migration system of Red Knots Calidris canutus canutus. Ecology 91: 1822-1831. A*

Bennett, A.F. and Radford, J.Q. (2010). Landscape perspectives on wildlife conservation in woodlands.  pp. 107-113 in ‘Temperate Woodland Conservation and Management’ (Eds. D. Lindenmayer, A. Bennett and R. Hobbs). CSIRO Publishing, Australia.

Bennett, A.F. and Saunders, D.A. 2010.  Habitat fragmentation and landscape change.  pp 88–106 in Conservation Biology for All.  (Eds. N. Sodhi and P. Ehrlich).  Oxford University Press.

Bennett, A.F. and Watson, D. (2011). Declining woodland birds: is our science making a difference?  Emu 111: i-vi  B

Berg, M.L., and Bennett, A.T.D. (2010, special issue) The evolution of plumage colouration in parrots: a review. Emu110: 10-20. B

Biakov, A.S., and Shi, G.R. 2010. Palaeobiogeography and palaeogeographical implications of Permian marine bivalve faunas in Northeast Asia (Kolyma–Omolon and Verkhoyansk–Okhotsk regions, northeastern Russia).Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.04.019. A.

Bicudo, E.P.W., Buttemer, W.A., Chappell, M.A., Pearson J.T, & and Bech, C. (2010) Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Birds. Oxford University Press. 328 pp.

Biro, P. A. 2012. Do rapid assays predict repeatability in labile (behavioural) traits? Animal Behaviour 83:1295-1300. A

Biro, P.A.  2012.   Are most samples of animals systematically biased?  Consistent individual trait differences bias samples despite ‘random’ sampling.  Oecologia, in press. A

Blount, J. D., H. M. Rowland, F. P. Drijfhout, J. A. Endler, R. Inger, J. J. Sloggett, G. G. D. Hurst, D. J. Hodgson, and M. P. Speed. 2012.  How the ladybird got its spots: effects of resource limitation on the honesty of aposematic signals. Functional Ecology 26, (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.01961.x).  (online on 7 Feb 2012) A

Brook, L. A., Johnson, C. N.& Ritchie, E. G. Indirect effects of predator control on apex predator behaviour and mesopredator suppression. Journal of Applied Ecology (Accepted July 2012) A

Brown, S.  Versace, V ., Laurenson, L., Ierodiaconou, D. (2011) Assessment of Spatiotemporal Varying Relationships Between Rainfall, Land Cover and Surface Water Area Using Geographically Weighted Regression, Environmental Modeling and Assessment, doi:10.1007/s10666-011-9289-8 B

Buchanan, K L and Parteke, J (2012) Anthropogenic effects and the endocrine system: can homeostasis be maintained in a changing world? In Behavioural responses to a changing world OUP.

Buchanan, K.L. (2011) The developmental stress hypothesis: a special case of the evolution of condition-dependent sexual traits. Behavioral Ecology 22: 12-U240. A

Buchanan, K.L., M.R. Evans, M.L. Roberts, L. Rowe and A.R. Goldsmith. (2010) Does testosterone determine dominance in the house sparrow, Passer domesticus? An experimental test. Journal of Avian Biology. A

Busso, J.M., Satterlee, D.G., Roberts, M.L., Buchanan, K.L., Evans, M.R., and R.H. Marin (2010) Testosterone manipulation post-castration does not alter cloacal gland growth differences in male quail selected for divergent corticosterone stress response Poultry Science 89: 2691-2698 A

Buttemer, W.A., Bech, C. and Chappell, M.A. (2010, special issue Gordon Grigg Festschrift) Citrate synthase activity does not account for age-related differences in maximum aerobic performance in House sparrows (Passer domesticus). Australian Zoologist 35:378-382. C

Buttemer, W.A., D. Abele & D. Costantini. (2010). From bivalves to birds: Oxidative stress and longevity. Functional Ecology  24:971-983. A

Byrne, M., Steane, D.A., Joseph, L., Yeates, D.K., Jordan, G.J., Crayn, D., Aplin, K., Cantrill, D.J., Cook, L.G., Crisp, M.D., Keogh, J.S., Melville, J., Moritz, C., Porch, N., Sniderman, J.M.K., Sunnucks, P. & P.H. Weston. 2011. Decline of a biome: evolution, contraction, fragmentation, extinction and invasion of the Australian mesic zone biota. Journal of Biogeography 38: 1635-1656. A

Cardilini, A, Ekanayake K. B. and M.A. Weston. 2012.  Little Ravens Corvus mellori hunt, kill and eat individuals of two species of shorebird. Victorian Naturalist Vol 129: 22-23. C

Carter, A. J., R. Heinsohn, A. W. Goldizen, and P. A. Biro. 2012. Boldness, trappability and sampling bias in wild lizards. Animal Behaviour 83:1051-1058. A

Carvalho L, Knott B, Berg ML, Bennett ATD & Hunt DM (2011) Ultraviolet-sensitive vision in long-lived birds.Proceedings of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences 278: 107-114. (A*)

Chen, I-P., Stuart-Fox. D, Hugall, A.F. and Symonds, M.R.E. (2012) Sexual selection and the evolution of complex colour patterns in dragon lizards. Evolution 66: 3605-3614. A*

Clarke, M.F., Avitabile, S.C., Brown, L., Callister, K.E., Haslem, A., Holland, G.J., Kelly, L.T., Kenny, S.A., Nimmo, D.G., Spence-Bailey, L.M., Taylor, R.S., Watson, S.J. and Bennett, A.F. 2010. Ageing mallee eucalypt vegetation after fire: insights for successional trajectories in semiarid mallee ecosystems.  Australian Journal of Botany 58: 363-72. B

Clemens, R.S., Weston, M.A., Haslem, A., Silcocks, A. and Ferris, J. (2010).  Identification of significant shorebird areas: thresholds and criteria. Diversity and Distributions 16: 229-242. A

Collins, K.T., McGreevy, P.D., Wheatley, K.E. and Harcourt, R.G. (2011) The influence of behavioural context on Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) airborne mother-pup vocalisation. Behavioural Processes 87: 286-290. B

Compton, T.J., Kraan, C., Rijkenberg, M.J.A., Troost, T.A., Rogers, D.I., Leyrer, J., Pearson, G., & Piersma, T. (2011) Sampling bivalves on tidal flats: possibility of missing rare species, versus smoothing of environmental variation. Marine Ecology Progress Series 440: 285-288  A

Costa, D.P., Robinson, P.W., Arnould, J.P.Y., Harrison, A-L., Simmons, S.E., Hassrick, J.L., Hoskins, A., Kirkman, S., Oosthuizen, W.H., Villegas-Amtmann, S., Crocker, D.E. (2010). Accuracy of ARGOS locations of pinnipeds at-sea estimated using Fastloc GPS.   PLoS ONE 5: e8677 A

Dietz, M.W., Spaans, B., Dekinga, A., Klaassen, M., Korthals, H., van Leeuwen, C., and Piersma, T. (2010) Do Red Knots (Calidris canutus islandica) routinely skip iceland during southward migration? Condor 112: 48-55. B

Driscoll, D.A., Lindenmayer, D.B., Bennett, A.F., Bode, M., Bradstock, R., Carey, G., Clarke, M.F., Dexter, N., Fensham, R., Friend, G.R., Gill, M., James, S., Kay, G., Keith, D.A., MacGregor, C., Russell-Smith, J., Salt, D., Watson, J., Williams, R.J. and York, A. 2010. Fire management for biodiversity conservation: key research questions and our capacity to answer them.  Biological Conservation  143: 1928-1939.  A

Driscoll, D.A., Lindenmayer, D.B., Bennett, A.F., Bode, M., Bradstock, R., Carey, G.J, Clarke, M.F., Dexter, N., Fensham, R., Friend, G.R., Gill, M., James, S., Kay, G., Keith, D.A., MacGregor, C., Possingham, H.P., Russell-Smith, J., Salt, D., Watson, J.E.M., Williams, R.J. and York, A.  2010. Resolving conflicts in fire management: asset protection vs biodiversity management.  Conservation Letters 3: 215-223.

Duriez, O, B.J. Ens, R. Choquet, R. Pradel, M. Klaassen. Comparing the seasonal survival of resident and migratory oystercatchers: carry-over effects of habitat quality and weather conditions. Oikos (accepted Jan 2012). A

Egset, C. K., G. H. Bolstad, G. Rosenqvist, J. A. Endler, and  Pélabon C. 2011.  Geographic variation in allometry in the guppy (Poecilia  reticulata). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24, 2631-2638. A

Eichhorn, G., H.A.J. Meijer, K. Oosterbeek and M. Klaassen. 2012. Does agricultural food provide a good alternative to a natural diet for body store deposition in geese? Ecosphere (in press, Feb 2012)

Ekanayake, K.B. & M.A. Weston (2012). Aggressive behaviour of Red-capped Plovers Charadrius ruficapillus towards the Eastern Blue-tongue Lizard Tiliqua scincoides scincoides. International Wader Studies Group Bulletin 118 (3): 191-192 (C)

Endler, J. A. 2011.  Integrative commentary on ecology and evolution of Poeciliid fishes, p. Chapter 27. In J. Evans, A. Pilastro and I. Schlupp [eds.], Ecology and Evolution of Livebearing Fishes. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.  (externally reviewed book chapter and subject review, published July 2011)

Endler, J. A. 2012.  Q&A John A. Endler. Current Biology 22(2), R41-R43. A*

Endler, J. A.  (2010).  Editorial on Evolutionary Ecology.  Evolutionary Ecology 24:955-956.  B

Endler, J. A.  2012.  A Framework for Analysing Colour Pattern Geometry: Adjacent Colours.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, London 107, 233–253.

Endler, J. A.  2012.  Bowerbirds, art and aesthetics; are bowerbirds artists and do they have an aesthetic sense? Communicative & Integrative Biology 5(3, May/June):1-3.

Endler, J. A., P. W. Mielke, Jr., and  L. A. Kelley.  2012. Response to Comment on “Illusions Promote Mating Success in Great Bowerbirds”  Science 337:292-293, and online supplemental material.

Endler, J.A., Endler, L.C. and Doerr, N.R. (2010). Great Bowerbirds create theaters with forced perspective when seen by their audience. Current Biology 18: 1679-1684. A*

Evans, J.E., Smith, E.L., Bennett, A.T.D., Cuthill, I.C. and Buchanan, K.L. (2011) Short term physiological and behavioural effects of high versus low frequency fluorescent light on captive birds. Animal Behaviour in press (accepted 15th Sept 2011) A

Evans, JE  Smith, EL Bennett, ATD Cuthill, IC Buchanan, KL (2012) Short-term physiological and behavioural effects of high- versus low-frequency fluorescent light on captive birds  ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR  83 25-33 A

Fischer, J., Ritchie, E.G., Hanspach, J.  (in press) Academia’s obsession with quantity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. A*

Frank E. Rheindt, Tamas Szekely, Scott V. Edwards, Patricia L. M. Lee, Terry Burke, Peter R. Kennerley, David N. Bakewell, Monif Alrashidi, Andras Kosztola´nyi, Michael A. Weston, Wei-Ting Liu, Wei-Pan Lei, Yoshimitsu Shigeta, Sa´lim Javed, Sama Zefania, Clemens Kuepper. (2011). Conflict between Genetic and Phenotypic Differentiation: The Evolutionary History of a ‘Lost and Rediscovered’ Shorebird. PLoS ONE 6(11): e26995. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026995 A

Galsworthy SJ,  ten Bosch QA, Hoye BJ, Heesterbeek JAP, Klaassen M, Klinkenberg D (in press) Effects of infection-induced migration delays on the epidemiology of avian influenza in wild mallard populations. PLoS one A

Garrard, G.E., McCarthy, M.A., Vesk, P.A., Radford, J.Q. and Bennett, A.F. 2011.  A predictive model of avian natal dispersal distance provides prior information for investigating response to landscape change.  Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 14-23   A

Ghafouri, M., Ghaderi, N., Tabatabaei, M., Versace, V., Ierodiaconou, D., Barry, D., Stagnitti, F. (2010). Land use change and nutrients simulation for the Siah Darvishan Basin of the Anzali wetland region, Iran. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology,84, 240-244 . C

Gibbens, J., Parry, L.J. and Arnould, J.P.Y. (2010). Influences on fecundity in Australian fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus). Journal of Mammalogy 91:510-518 A

Gibbs, H., Chambers, L. and Bennett, A.F.  (in press) Temporal and spatial variability of breeding in Australian birds and the potential implications of climate change.  Emu 111: 283-291  B

Giri M.L., Chester E.T. & Robson B.J.(in press). Does sampling method or microhabitat type control patterns of macroinvertebrate assemblage structure across spatial scales in rivers? Marine & Freshwater Research B (Accepted 11 Aug 2010)

Glover HK, Weston MA, Maguire GS, Miller KK, Christie BA (2011). Towards ecologically meaningful and socially acceptable buffers: Response distances of shorebirds in Victoria, Australia, to human disturbance. Landscape and Urban Planning 103: 326– 334. A

Gong, Y.M., Shi, G.R., Zhang, L.J., and Weldon, E.A. (2010). Zoophycos composite ichnofabrics and tiering from the Permian neritic facies in South China and southeastern Australia. Lethaia 43, 182-196. B

Griffith, S.C. and K L. Buchanan Maternal effects in the zebra finch: multiple adjustments in a variable environment. Emu Austral Ornithology in press B

Griffith, S.C. and K L. Buchanan The zebra finch: the ultimate supermodel  Emu Austral Ornithology in press B

Griffith, S.C., Pryke, S. & Buttemer, W.A. (2011) Constrained mate choice in social monogamy and the stress of having an unattractive partner. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 278:2798-2805. A*

Guay, P., Weston, M.A., Symonds M.R.E, & Glover, H. In press. Brains and bravery: Little evidence of a relationship between brain size and flightiness in shorebirds. Austral Ecology. B.

Guevara-Fiore, (2012) Early social experience significantly affects sexual behaviour in male guppies, Animal Behaviour (in press)

Guevara-Fiore, P., P. Andreas Svensson, and John A. Endler.  2012.  Sex as moderator of early life experience: interaction between rearing environment and sexual experience in male guppies.  Animal Behaviour 84, 1023-1029.

Hahn S., Hoye B. J., Korthals H., Klaassen M. From food to offspring down: tissue-specific discrimination and turn-over of stable isotopes in herbivorous waterbirds and other avian foraging guilds. PLoS ONE. (accepted Dec 2011) A

Hahn, S.; Loonen, M.J.J.E.; Klaassen, M. (2011) The reliance on distant resources for egg formation in high Arctic breeding barnacle geese. Journal of Avian Biology 42:159-168   A

Hasan, R.C., Ierodiaconou, D., Laurenson, L. (2011) Combining angular response classification and backscatter imagery segmentation for benthic biological habitat mapping, Estuarine,Coastal and Shelf Science, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2011.10.004 A

Haslem, A. and Bennett, A.F. 2011. ‘Countryside’ vegetation provides supplementary habitat at the landscape scale for woodland birds in farm mosaics?  Biodiversity and Conservation 20: 2225-22242.  B

Haslem, A., Avitable, S., Taylor, R., Kelly, L.T., Watson, S.J.,  Nimmo, D.G., Kenny, S., Callister, K., Spence-Bailey, L.M., Bennett, A.F., and Clarke, M.F (Accepted). Time-since-fire and inter-fire interval influence hollow availability for fauna in a fire-prone system Biological Conservation (Accepted April 2012) A

Haslem, A., Callister, K.E., Avitabile, S., Griffioen, P.A., Kelly, L.T., Nimmo, D.G., Spence-Bailey, L., Taylor, R.S., Watson, S.J., Brown, L., Bennett, A.F. and Clarke, M.F. 2010.  A validated framework for mapping vegetation over broad spatial scales: a technique to aid land management across jurisdictional boundaries.  Landscape and Urban Planning 97: 296-305  A

Haslem, A., Kelly, L.T., Nimmo, D.G., Watson, S.J., Kenny, S.A., Taylor, R.S., Avitabile, S.C., Callister, K.E., Spence-Bailey, L.M., Bennett, A.F. and Clarke, M.F. (in press). Habitat or fuel? Implications of long-term post-fire dynamics for the development of key resources for fauna and fire.  Journal of Applied Ecology 48: 247-256. A

Havenhand, J., Dupont, S. And Quinn, G.P. (2010) Designing Ocean Acidification experiments to maximize inference.  In: Guide for Best Practices in Ocean Acidification Research and Data Reporting. Riebesell, U.; Fabry, V.J. and Gattuso, J-P. (eds). European Project on Ocean Acidification. Book chapter.

Hawlitschek, O. Porch, N., Hendrich, L., Balke, M. 2011. Ecological niche modelling and nDNA sequencings a new, morphologically cryptic beetle species unveiled by DNA barcoding. PLoS ONE 6(2): e16662. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016662. A

He, W. H., Shi, G.R., Zhang, Y., Yang, T. L., Teng, F. & Wu, S. B. 2012.  Systematics and palaeoecology of Changhsingian (Late  Permian) Ambocoeliidae brachiopods from South China and implications for the end-Permian mass extinction. Alcheringa, 36 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03115518.2012.688669]. B

He, W.H., Twichett, R.J., Zhang, Y., Shi, G.R., Feng, Q.L., Yu, J.X., Wu, S.B., Peng, X.F. (in press). Controls on body size during the Late Permian mass extinction event. Geobiology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2010.00248.x. A*

Hidding B, Klaassen M, de Boer T, de Vries PP, Nolet BA: Aquatic plant shows flexible avoidance by escape from tuber predation by swans. Basic and Applied Ecology 2012, in press (published online 23-12-2011). B

Hidding, B., Nolet, B.A., de Boer, T., de Vries, P.P., and Klaassen, M. (2010) Above- and below-ground vertebrate herbivory may each favour a different subordinate species in an aquatic plant community. Oecologia 162: 199-208. A

Holland, G. J. & Bennett, A. F. (2011). Recolonization of forest fragments by a native rodent following experimental ‘extinctions’. Austral Ecology 36: 521-529  B

Holland, G. J. and Bennett, A. F. (2010). Habitat fragmentation disrupts the demography of a widespread native mammal. Ecography 33: 841-853 (doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2010.06127.x.)  A

Holland, G.J., Alexander, J.S.A., Johnson, P.G., Arnold, A.H., Halley, M. and Bennett, A.F. 2012. Conservation cornerstones: capitalising on the endeavours of long-term monitoring projects. Biological Conservation 145: 95-101  A

Howson T.J., Robson B.J., Mitchell B.D. (2010) Patch-specific spawning is linked to restoration of a sediment-disturbed lowland river, south-eastern Australia.Ecological Engineering 36: 920-929. B

Hoye BJ, Fouchier RAM, Klaassen M (in press) Host behaviour and physiology underpin individual variation in avian influenza virus infection in migratory Bewick’s swans . Proceedings of the Royal Society B A*

Hoye, B.J. & Buttemer, W.A. (2011) Inexplicable inefficiency of avian molt? Insights from an opportunistically breeding arid-zone species, Lichenstomus penicillatus. PLoS One 6(2): e16230. A

Hoye, B.J., Hahn, S., Nolet, B.A, Klaassen, M. Habitat use throughout migration: linking individual consistency, prior breeding success and future breeding potential.  (accepted Dec 2011) J. Anim. Ecol. A

Hoye, B.J., Munster, V.J., Nishiura, H., Fouchier, R.A.M., Madsen, J., and Klaassen, M. (2011) Reconstructing an annual cycle of interaction: natural infection and antibody dynamics to avian influenza along a migratory flyway.Oikos 120: 748-755 A

Hoye, B.J., Munster, V.J., Nishiura, H., Klaassen, M., and Fouchier, R.A.M. (2010) Surveillance of Wild Birds for Avian influenza virus – a critical assessment for a way forward. Emerging Infectious Diseases16: 1827-1834 A

Hulbert, A.J., Trzcionka, M. & Buttemer, W.A. (2011) Membrane fatty acid composition and longevity of birds and mammals. Pp. 79-93 in: Longevity, Mitochondria and Oxygen Free Radicals (R. Pamplona & G. Barja, Eds.).  Research Signpost, Kerala, India.

Ierodiaconou D., Rattray, A., Monk, J., Laurenson L, Versace, V. (in press, Invited special issue). Comparison of automated classification techniques for predicting benthic biological communities using hydroacoustics and video observations. Continental Shelf Research, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2010.01.012. A

Jessop, T. S., Woodford, R.. Symonds, M.R.E. In press. Macrostress: Do large-scale ecological patterns exist in the glucocorticoid stress response of vertebrates? Functional Ecology (accepted August 2012). A

Johnson, C.N & Ritchie, E. (in press) The dingo and biodiversity conservation in Australia: response to Fleming et al. (2012) Australian Mammalogy C

Johnston K., Robson B.J., Austin C.M. (in press). Population structure and life history characteristics of Gramastacus insolitus and Geocharax falcata (Parastacidae) in the Grampians National Park, Australia. Freshwater Crayfish 17 C

Johnston K., Robson B.J., Fairweather P.G. (in press). Trophic positions of omnivores are not always flexible: evidence from four species of freshwater crayfish. Austral Ecology B

Kelley, L. A. and Endler, J. A. (2012)  Illusions promote mating success in great bowerbirds. Science 335, 335-449. A*

Kelley, L. A. and Healy, S. D. (2011) Vocal mimicry. Current Biology, 21, R9-10 A*

Kelley, L. A. and Healy, S. D. (2011)  The mimetic repertoire of the spotted bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus maculatus. Naturwissenschaften, 98, 501-507 A

Kelly, L.T., Nimmo, D.G., Spence-Bailey, L.M., Clarke, M.F. and Bennett, A.F. 2010. The short-term responses of small mammals to wildfire in semi-arid mallee shrubland, Australia. Wildlife Research 37: 293-300.  B

Kelly, L.T., Nimmo, D.G., Spence-Bailey, L.M., Haslem, A., Watson, S.J., Clarke, M.F., & Bennett, A.F. (2011) Influence of fire history on small mammal distribution: insights from a 100-year post-fire chronosequence Diversity and Distributions 17, 462, 473 A

Kelly, L.T., Nimmo, D.G., Spence-Bailey, L.M., Taylor, R., Watson, S.J., Clarke, M.G., & Bennett, A.F. (in press) Relative influence of the properties of fire mosaics on small mammals: a landscape perspective. Journal of Applied Ecology(Accepted February 2012). A

Kernaleguen, L., Cazelles, B., Arnould, J.P.Y.,Richard, P., Guinet, C., Cherel, Y. (in press). Long-term species, sexual and individual variations in foraging niches of fur seals revealed by stables isotopes in whiskers. PLoS One A (accepted Dec 2011)

Kingsford RT, DA Roshier and JL Porter (2010). Australian waterbirds – time and space travellers in dynamic desert landscapes. Marine and Freshwater Research 61, 875–884  B

Kirkwood, R. and Arnould, J.P.Y. (in press). Foraging trip strategies and habitat use during late pup rearing by lactating Australian fur seals. Aust. J. Zool. B (accepted Dec 2011)

Kirkwood, R., Pemberton, D., Gales, R., Hoskins, A.J., Mitchell, T., Shaughnessy, P.D. and Arnould, J.P.Y. (2010). Continued population recovery by Australian fur seals. Marine and Freshwater Research 61, 695-701 B

Kitulagodage, M., Buttemer, W.A. & Astheimer, L.B. (2011) Adverse effects of fipronil on avian reproduction and development: Maternal transfer of fipronil to eggs in zebra finch Taeniopygia guttata and in ovo exposure in chickensGallus domesticus. Ecotoxicology20:653-660. C

Kitulagodage, M., Isanhart, J., Buttemer, W.A., Hooper, M.J. & Astheimer, L.B. (2011) Fipronil toxicity in northern bobwhite quail Colinus virginianus: Reduced feeding behaviour and sulfone metabolite formation.Chemosphere 83:524-530. A

Klaassen, M., B.J. Hoye, B.A. Nolet, W.A. Buttemer. Ecophysiology of avian migration in the face of current global hazards. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (accepted Jan 2012). A*

Klaassen, M., Hoye B.J., and Roshier, D.A. (2011) Identifying crucial gaps in our knowledge of the life-history of Avian Influenza Viruses – an Australian perspective. Emu 111: 103-112 B

Klaassen, M., Nolet, B.A., Hangelbroek, H.H., and de Boer, T. (2010) Insights from the eco-physiological book of records: Bewick’s swans outperform the canonical intake-maximizing vertebrate. Oikos 119: 1156-1160. A

Klaassen, M., Piersma, T., Korthals, H., Dekinga, A., and Dietz, M.W. (2010), Single-point isotope measurements in blood cells and plasma to estimate the time since diet switches. Functional Ecology 24: 796-804. A

Knott, B, Bowmaker, JK Berg, ML Bennett, ATD (2012) Absorbance of retinal oil droplets of the budgerigar: sex, spatial and plumage morph-related variation.  JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY A – (NEUROETHOLOGY SENSORY NEURAL AND BEHAVIORAL PHYSIOLOGY) 198: 43-5  A

Knott, B., M.L. Berg, E.R. Morgan, K.L. Buchanan, J.K. Bowmaker & A.T.D. Bennett (2010) Avian retinal oil droplets: dietary manipulation of colour vision? Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277, 953-962. A*

Kopps A.M., McDonald P.G. and Rollins L.A. (published on-line 30/7/12). Isolation and characterisation of polymorphic microsatellite loci for Noisy Miners Manorina melanocephala, with successful cross-amplification in the congeneric Bell Miners M. melanophrysConservation Genetics Resources, doi: 10.1007/s12686-012-9727-1.

Lancaster, M.L., Arnould, J.P.Y. and Kirkwood, R. (2010). Genetic status of an endemic marine mammal, the Australian fur seal, following historical harvesting. Animal Conservation 13: 247-255 B

LaRosa, D.A., Cannata, D.J., Arnould, J.P.Y., O’Sullivan, L.A., Harmer, C.L., Snow, R.J. and West, J.M. (in press) Changes in muscle composition during the development of diving ability in the Australian fur seal. Aust J. Zool. B(accepted Aug 2012)

Lee, S.M., Choi, D.K., and Shi, G.R. (2010) Upper Carboniferous brachiopods from the Geumcheon-Jangseong Formation, Pyeongan, Pyeongan Supergroup, Taebaeksan Basin, Korea. Journal of Paleontology 84, 417-443. C

Leslie, E., Sugiyama, T., Ierodiaconou, D., Kremer, P. (2010). Perceived and objectively measured greenness of neighbourhoods: Are they measuring the same thing? Landscape and Urban Planning, 95, 28-33 . A

Lester, RE & Fairweather (2011) Ecosystem states: Creating a data-derived ecosystem-scale ecological response model that is explicit in space and time. Ecological Modelling 222: 2690-2703. A.

Letnic, M., Crowther, M., Dickman, C.R. & Ritchie, E. (in press) Demonising the dingo: How much wild dogma is enough? Current Zoology C

Letnic, M., Dickman, C.R. & Ritchie, E.G. (accepted 8/5/11) Top predators as biodiversity regulators: the dingo Canis lupus dingo as a case study. Biological Reviews A*

Leyrer, J., T. Lok, M. Brugge, A. Dekinga, B. Spaans, J.A. van Gils, B.K. Sandercock and T. Piersma (2012) Small-scale demograhpic structure suggests preemptive behavior in a flocking shorebird. Behavioral Ecology, doi: 10.1093/beheco/ars106

Li, W.Z., Shi, G.R., Yarinpil, A., He, W.H., Shen, S.Z., 2012. Cancrinella and Costatumulus (Brachiopoda) from the Permian of South Mongolia and South China: Their morphology, biostratigraphy and distribution. Geobios 45(3), 297-309. B.

Lindenmayer, D., Bennett, A.F and Hobbs, R. (eds). (2010).  Temperate Woodland Conservation and Management.  CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.

Lindenmayer, D., Bennett, A.F. and Hobbs, R. (2010).  How far have we come? Perspectives on ecology, management and conservation of Australia’s temperate woodlands.  pp. 363-374 in ‘Temperate Woodland Conservation and Management’ (Eds. D. Lindenmayer, A. Bennett and R. Hobbs).  CSIRO Publishing, Australia.

Lindström, Å., Gill, R.E.J., Jamieson, S.E., McCaffery, B., Wennerberg, L., Wikelski, M., and Klaassen, M. (2011) A puzzling migratory detour: are fuelling conditions in Alaska driving the movement of juvenile sharp-tailed sandpipers?: Condor 113:129-139 B

Lumsden, L.F. and Bennett, A.F.  (2010). Conservation of microbats in temperate woodlands. pp. 135-142 in ‘Temperate Woodland Conservation and Management’ (Eds. D. Lindenmayer, A. Bennett and R. Hobbs). CSIRO Publishing, Australia.

Lynch, M., Duignan, P., Taylor, T., Nielsen, O., Kirkwood, R., Gibbens, J., and Arnould, J.P.Y. (2011). Epizootiology ofBrucella infection in Australian fur seals. J. Wildl. Diseases. 47, 352-356 A

Lynch, M., Kirkwood, R., Gray, R., Robson, D., Burton, G., Jones, L., Sinclair, R., and Arnould, J.P.Y. (in press). Characterization and causal investigations of an alopecia syndrome in Australian fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus). J. Mamm. A

Lynch, M., Kirkwood, R., Mitchell, A., Duignan, P., and Arnould, J.P.Y. (2011). Prevalence and significance of an alopecia syndrome in Australian fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus). J. Mamm. 92, 342-351 A

Lynch, M., Nielsen, O., Duignan, P., Kirkwood, R., Hoskins, A.J., and Arnould, J.P.Y. (2011). Serological survey for potential pathogens and assessment of disease risk in Australian fur seals. J. Wildl. Diseases. 47, 555-565 A

Lynch, M., Taylor, T.K., Duignan, P.J., Swingler, J., Marenda, M., Arnould, J.P.Y.,  and Kirkwood, R. (2011). Mycoplasmas in Australian fur seals: Identification and association with abortion. J. Vet. Diagnostic Invest. 23, 1123-1130 A

MacRaild, L., Radford, J.Q. and Bennett, A.F. 2010. Non-linear effects of landscape properties on mistletoe parasitism in fragmented agricultural landscapes. Landscape Ecology 25: 395-406.  B

Madden, J. R., C. Dingle, J. Isden, J. Sparfeld, A. W. Goldizen, and J. A. Endler. 2012.  Male spotted bowerbirds propagate fruit for use in their sexual display. Current Biology 22(8):R262-R265.

Maguire, G.S., Miller KK, Weston MA, & Young K. 2011. Being beside the seaside: Beach use and preferences among coastal residents of south-eastern Australia. Ocean & Coastal Management 54 (2011) 781-788. B

Maguire, G.S.,  Duivenvoorden, A, Weston, M.A. & Adams, R. (in press; first view). Provision of artificial shelter on beaches is associated with improved shorebird fledging success. Bird Conservation international.  C.

Markman, S., D. Pascoe, C.T. Müller, A. Dawson. & K.L.Buchanan (2011). Pollutants affect development in nestling starlings Sturnus vulgaris. Journal of Applied Ecology 48: 391-397. A

McCutcheon, C., Dann, P., Salton, M., Renwick, L., Hoskins, A.J., Gormley, A.M., and Arnould, J.P.Y.  (2011).  The foraging range of Little Penguins (Eudyptula minor) during winter. Emu Austral Ornithology 111, 321-329 B

Mckenzie, J., Quinn, G.P., Matthews, T.G., Barton, J. & Bellgrove, A. (2011) Influence of intermittent estuary outflow on coastal sediments of adjacent sandy beaches. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science. 92: 59-69. A

McNamara JM, Z. Barta, M. Klaassen and S. Bauer (in press) Cues and the optimal timing of activities under environmental changes. Ecology Letters A*

Melville, J., Ritchie, E.G., Chapple, S., Glor, R. & Schulte, J. Evolutionary origins and diversification of dragon lizards in Australia’s tropical savannas. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. (accepted 24 Aug 2010) A

Mii, H.S., Shi, G.R., Cheng, C.J., Chen, Y.Y.  2012. Permian Gondwanaland paleoenvironment inferred from carbon and oxygen isotope records of brachiopod fossils from Sydney Basin, southeast Australia. Chemical Geology, 291, 87–103. A.

Minton, C., K. Gosbell, P. Johns, M. Christie, M. Klaassen, C. Hassell, A. Boyle, R. Jessop & J. Fox (2011) Geol­ocator studies on Ruddy Turnstones Arenaria interpres and Greater Sandplovers Charadrius leschenaultii in the East Asian-Australasia Flyway reveal widely different migration strategies. Wader Study Group Bulletin 118:87-96 C

Monk, J., Ierodiaconou D., Bellgrove, A., Laurenson, L., Harvey, E. (in press, Invited special issue). Remotely sensed hydroacoustics and underwater video for modelling fish habitat suitability. Continental Shelf Research, doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2010.02.012 . A

Monk, J., Ierodiaconou, D., Versace, V.L., Bellgrove, A., Harvey, E., Rattray, A., Laurenson, L., Quinn, G.P. (in press) Habitat suitability for marine fishes using presence-only modelling and multibeam sonar. Marine Ecology Progress Series. (4/10/10) A

Monk, J., Ierodiaconou,D., Harvey,E., Rattray., A., Versace, V.  (In press) Are we Predicting the Actual or Apparent Distribution of Temperate Marine Fishes? PlosONE (Accepted March 2012) A

Montgomery M.K., Hulbert, A.J. and Buttemer, W.A.2011. The long life of birds: The rat-pigeon comparison revisited. PLoS One 6(8): e24138 . A

Montgomery, M., Hulbert, A.J & Buttemer, W.A. (2012) Metabolic rate and membrane fatty acid composition in birds: a comparison between long-living parrots and short-living fowl. J. Comp. Physiol B182:127–137. A

Montgomery, M.K, Hulbert, A.J & Buttemer, W.A. (2012) Does the oxidative stress theory of aging explain longevity differences in birds? I. Mitochondrial ROS production. Experimental Gerontology 47:203-210. A

Montgomery, M.K., Buttemer, W.A. & A. J. Hulbert. (2012) Does the oxidative stress theory explain longevity differences in birds? II. Antioxidant systems and oxidative damage. Experimental Gerontology 47:211-222. A

Morton SR, DM Stafford Smith, CR Dickman, DL Dunkerley, MH Friedel, RJ McAllister, JRW Reid, DA Roshier, MA Smith, FJ Walsh, GA Wardle, IW Watson, M Westoby. A fresh framework for the ecology of arid Australia. Journal of Arid Environments (in press). B

Nimmo, D.G., James, S.G., Kelly, L.T., Watson, S.J. and Bennett, A.F. (2011). The decoupling of abundance and richness in lizard communities.  Journal of Animal Ecology 80, 650-656. A

Nimmo, D.G., Kelly, L.T., Spence-Bailey, L.M., Watson, S.J., Haslem, A., White, J.G., Clarke, M.F. and Bennett, A.F.  Predicting the century-long, post-fire responses of reptiles Global Ecology and Biogeography  (accepted Oct 2011)  A*

Nimmo,  D. G. , L. T. Kelly, L. M. Spence-Bailey, S. J. Watson, R. S. Taylor, M. F. Clarke, A. F.  Bennett (Accepted). Fire mosaics and reptile conservation in a fire-prone region. Conservation Biology (Accepted July 2012) A*

Pavlova, A., N. Amos, M. I. Goretskaia, I. R. Beme, K. L. Buchanan, N. Takeuchi, J. Q. Radford, & P. Sunnucks 2012 Genes and song: genetic and social connections in fragmented habitat in a woodland bird with limited dispersal Ecology in press (acceptance 24/1/2012)

Pettersen, AK, Turchini, GM, Jahangard, S, Ingram, BA, Sherman, CDH (in press) Effects of different dietary microalgae on survival, growth, settlement and fatty acid composition of blue mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis) larvae. Aquaculture. (5/08/2010) A

Porch, N. in press. Beetle Records: Late Pleistocene of Australia. In, Elias, S.A. (editor-in-chief), Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, Second Edition. Elsevier Scientific Publishing, Amsterdam.

Pryke, S.R., Astheimer, L.B., Griffith, S.C. & Buttemer, W.A. (2012) Covariation in life-history traits: differential effects of diet on condition, hormones, behavior and reproduction in genetic finch morphs. Am. Nat. 179:375-390. A*

Pryke, S.R., Rollins, L.S., Buttemer, W.A.& Griffith, S.C. (2011) Maternal stress to partner quality is linked to adaptive offspring sex ratio adjustment. Behav. Ecol.22:717–722. A

Pyk, T. M., Weston, M. A., Bunce, A. and Norman, F. I.In press. Establishment and development of a seabird colony: Long-term trends in phenology, breeding success, recruitment, breeding density and demography. In press. Journal for Ornithology A. (accepted Aug. 2012).

Rawsthorne J, DM Watson, and DA Roshier. Implications of movement patterns of a dietry generalist for mistletoe seed dispersal. Austral Ecology (accepted 25/08/10). B

Rawsthorne J, Watson DM and Roshier DA. The restricted seed rain of a mistletoe specialist. Journal of Avian Biology (accepted 3 September). A

Ribot RFH, Berg ML, Buchanan KL, Bennett ATD (2011) Fruitful use of bio-acoustic alarm stimuli as a deterrent for crimson rosellas (Platycercus elegans) Emu – Austral Ornithology 111(4) 360-367 (B)

Ribot, R.F.H. Buchanan, K.L., Endler J.A., Joseph, L., Bennett ATD and Berg ML  (in press) Learned vocal variation is associated with abrupt cryptic genetic change in a parrot species complex  PLOS ONE (in press) A

Rijsdijk, K.F.,  Zinke, J, de Louw, P.G.B., Hume, J.P., van der Plicht, H.(J.),  Hooghiemstra, H., Meijer, H.J.M., Vonhof, H.B., Porch, N., Florens, F.B.V., Baider, C., van Geel, B., Brinkkemper, J., Vernimmen, T. & Janoo, A. 2011. Mid-Holocene (4200 kyr BP) mass mortalities in Mauritius (Mascarenes): Insular vertebrates resilient to climatic extremes but vulnerable to human impact. The Holocene, DOI: 10.1177/0959683611405236. A

Ritchie, E.G. (accepted October 2012) Kangaroos. The Quaterly Review of Biology. A*

Ritchie, E.G., (in press) The Wolf’s Tooth: Keystone Predators, Trophic Cascades and Biodiversity. Austral Ecology. B

Ritchie, E.G., Elmhagen, B., Glen, A.S., Letnic, M., Ludwig, G. & McDonald, R.A. (in press). ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION WITH TEETH: WHAT ROLE FOR PREDATORS? Trends Ecol. Evol. (accepted Jan 2012). A*

Roberts, M.L., Buchanan, K.L., Goldsmith, A.R and Evans, M.R. (2012) The role of testosterone in bib size determination in the house sparrow, Passer domesticus, is age dependent. Journal of Avian Biology in press (acceptance 26th January 2012

Robson B.J.,Mitchell B.D. (2010). Metastability in a river subject to multiple disturbances may constrain restoration options. Peter Cullen’s Legacy: Integrating science, policy and management of rivers.  Marine & Freshwater Research, 61, 778-785.B

Rønsted, N., Symonds, M.R.E., Birkholm, T., Christensen, B., Meerow, A.W., Molander, M., Mølgaard, P., Petersen, G., Rasmussen, N., van Staden, J., Stafford, G.I. & Jäger, A.K. (accepted September 2012). Can phylogeny predict chemical diversity and potential medicinal activity of plants? A case study of Amaryllidaceae. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12, 182. A

Roshier DA, , R Heinsohn, GJ Adcock, P Beerli and Joseph L. (2012) Biogeographic models of gene flow in two waterfowl of the Australo-Papuan tropics. Ecology and Evolution 2, 2803 – 2814 not rated

Shamoun-Baranes, J., Leyrer, J., Van Loon, E., Bocher, P., Robin, F., Meunier and F., Piersma, T. (2010) Stochastic atmospheric assistance and the use of emergency staging sites by migrants.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277: 1505-1511A*

Shen S.Z., Zhang H., Shi, G.R., Li W.Z., Xie J.F., Mu L., Fan J.X. 2012. Early Permian (Cisuralian) global brachiopod palaeobiogeography. Gondwana Research [online version available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2012.05.017].

Shen, S.Z., Cao, C. Q., Zhang, Y.C., Li, W.Z., G.R. Shi, Wang, Y., Wu, Y.S., Ueno, K., Henderson, C.M. Henderson, Wang, X.D., Zhang, H., Wang, X.J., Chen, J. (2010) A Permian-Triassic carbonate sequence in southwestern Tibet, China and implications of end-Permian mass extinction and early opening of the Neotethys. Global and Planetary Change 73(1-2), 3-14. A

Shen, S.Z., Crowley, J.L., Wang, Y. Bowring, S.A., Erwin, D. H., Sadler, P.M., Cao,C.Q.,  Rothman, D. H., Henderson, C.M., Ramezani, J., Zhang, H., Shen Y., Wang, X.D., Wang, W., Mu, L., Li, W.Z., Tang, Y.G., Liu, X.L.,  Liu, L.J., Zeng, Y., Jiang, Y.F., Jin, Y.G. 2011. Calibrating the End-Permian Mass Extinction. Science, 334, 1367-1372. A.

Sherman, CDH, Sagvik, J & Olsson M (in press) Female choice for males with greater fertilization success in the Swedish Moor frog, Rana arvalis. Plos One. (14/09/2010) A

Sherman,C.D.H., Wapstra, E., Olsson M. (2010) Sperm competition and offspring viability at hybridization in Australian tree frogs, Litoria peronii and L. tyleri. Heredity  104, 141-147. A

Shi, G.R.,  and Waterhouse. J.B., 2010. Late Palaeozoic global changes affecting high-latitude environments and biotas: an introduction. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 198, 1-16 [DOI:10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.07.021]. A

Shi, G.R., and Waterhouse. J.B., 2010 (Guest Editors). Environmental processes and evolution at high latitudes: a study of Late Palaeozoic sequences, biotas and palaeoenvironmental changes in Gondwana and northern Eurasia.Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology vol. 298, Issues 1-2 (Special Issue), pp 1-173. A

Shi, G.R., Waterhouse, J.B., and McLoughlin, S. (2010) The Lopingian of Australasia: a review of biostratigraphy, correlations, palaeogeography and palaeobiogeography. Geological Journal 45, 230-263. B

Shi, G.R., Weldon, E.A., Percival, I.G., Pierson, R.R., Laurie, J.R., 2011 (eds). Brachiopods: Extant and Extinct (Proceedings of the Sixth International Brachiopod Congress, 1-5 February, 2010, Melbourne, Australia). Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 41, 366pp. B

Simberloff, D., Ritchie, E., et al. (2011) Non-natives: 141 scientists object. Nature 475: 36 A*

Spaans, B., van Kooten, L., Cremer, J., Leyrer, J., and Piersma, T. (2011) Densities of individually marked migrants away from the marking site to estimate population sizes: A test with three wader populations. Bird Study 58: 130-140 C

Spence-Bailey, L.M., Nimmo, D.G., Kelly, L.T., Bennett, A.F. and Clarke, M.F., 2010. Maximising trapping efficiency in reptile surveys: the role of seasonality, weather conditions and moon phase on capture success. Wildlife Research37: 104-115.  B

Stamps, J. A., M. Briffa, and P. A. Biro. 2012. Unpredictable animals: individual differences in intraindividual variability (IIV). Animal Behaviour 83:1325-1334. A

Stojanovic D, M Webb, DA Roshier, D Saunders and R Heinsohn (in press). Ground-based survey methods over and underestimate the abundance of suitable tree cavities for the endangered Swift Parrot. Emu Austral Ornithology B

Story, P., Hooper, M.J, Astheimer, L.B. & Buttemer, W.A. (2011) The acute oral toxicity of the organophosphorus pesticide, Fenitrothion, to fat-tailed and sripe-faced dunnarts and its relevance for pesticide risk assessment in Australia. Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry30:1163-1169. A

Stuart, I.G., Koehn, J.D, O’Brien, T.A., McKenzie, J.A., Quinn, G.P. 2010. Too close for comfort: a fishway exit and a hydro-power station inlet. Marine and Freshwater Research 61: 23-33. B

Sunday, J.M., Bates, A.E. and Dulvy, N.K. (2011) Global analysis of thermal tolerance and latitude in ectotherms.Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278:1823-1830 A*

Symonds MRE, Johnson TL & Elgar MA (2012) Pheromone production, male abundance, body size, and the evolution of elaborate antennae in moths. Ecology and Evolution 2:227-246 (new journal)

Symonds MRE, Magrath MJL & Latty TM (2012) Reproductive consequences of male arrival order in the bark beetle,Ips grandicollis. Journal of Insect Behavior 25:401-407. B

Taboada, A. C. and Shi, G.R. 2011. Taxonomic review and evolutionary trends of Levipustulini and Absenticostini (Brachiopoda) from Argentina: Palaeobiogeographic and palaeoclimatic implications. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 41, 87-114.  B

Taylor, R.S., Watson, S.J., Nimmo, D.G., Kelly, L.T., Bennett, A.F. and Clarke, M.F. 2012. Landscape-scale effects of fire on bird assemblages: does pyrodiversity beget biodiversity? Diversity and Distributions (accepted Aug 2011)  A

Tripovich, J.S., Hall-Aspland, S., Charrier, I., and Arnould, J.P.Y. (in press). The behavioural response of Australian fur seals to motor boat noise. PlosONE (Accepted April 2012) A

Van Leeuwen, C. H. A., M. Tollenaar, and M. Klaassen. 2012. Vector activity and propagule size affect dispersal potential by vertebrates. Oecologia 107:101-109 A

van Leeuwen, C.A.H., G. van der Velde, J.M. van Groenendael & M. Klaassen 2012. Gut travellers: internal dispersal of aquatic organisms by waterfowl. Journal of Biogeography (in press). A

van Leeuwen, CHA, G van der Velde, B van Lith, M Klaassen. Experimental quantification of long distance dispersal potential of aquatic snails in the gut of migratory birds. PLoS ONE 7(3): e32292. A

van Oers, K., Buchanan, K.L. Thomas, T.E.and Drent, P.J  (2011) Correlated response to selection of testosterone levels and immunocompetence in lines selected for avian personality.  Animal Behaviour  81: 1055-1061. A

Van Wilgenberg, E., Symonds, M.R.E. & Elgar M.A. (2011) Evolution of cuticular hydrocarbon diversity in ants. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 24: 1188-1198. A

Verrier, D., Atkinson, S., Guinet, C., Groscolas, R. and Arnould, J.P.Y. (in press). Hormonal responses to extreme fasting in subantarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus tropicalis) pups.  Am J Physiol – Regul Integr Comp Physiol (accepted Jan 2012) A

Verrier, D., Groscolas, R., Guinet, C., and Arnould, J.P.Y. (2011). Development of fasting abilities in subantarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus tropicalis pups: balancing the demands of growth under extreme nutritional restrictions. Funct. Ecology 25, 704-717 A

Verrier, D., Guinet, C., Authier, M., Tremblay, Y., Shaffer, S.A., Costa, D.P., Groscolas, R., and Arnould, J.P.Y. (2011). The ontogeny of diving abilities in subantarctic fur seal pups: developmental trade-off in response to extreme fasting? Funct. Ecology. 25, 818-828 A

Wallach, A. D.,  Johnson, C. N., Ritchie, E. G. and O’Neill. A. J. (in press) Predator control promotes invasive dominated ecological states. Ecology Letters. A*

Waterhouse, J.B., Shi, G.R., 2012. Climatic implications from the sequential changes in diversity and biogeographic affinities for brachiopods and bivalves in the Permian of eastern Australia and New Zealand. Gondwana Research[online version available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2012.06.008]. A.

Waterhouse. J.B., and Shi, G.R. (in press) Evolution in a cold climate. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 298, 17-30 [doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.08.022]. A

Watkins, S. C.; Nielsen, D.; Quinn, G. P.; Gawne, B. (2011) The influence of leaf litter on zooplankton in floodplain wetlands: changes resulting from river regulation. Freshwater Biology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2011.02665.x. Article first published online: 24 AUG 2011. A

Watkins, S., Quinn, G., Gawne, B. (In press) Changes in organic matter dynamics and physicochemistry associated with riparian vegetation loss and river regulation in floodplain wetlands of the Murray River, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research. B

Watson, S.J., Taylor, R.S., Nimmo, D.G., Kelly, L.T., Clarke, M.F., Bennett, A.F. The influence of unburnt patches and distance to refuges on post-fire bird communities, Animal Conservation (accepted Jan 2012). B

Watson, S.J., Taylor, R.S., Spence-Bailey, L.M., Nimmo, D.G., Kenny, S., Kelly, L.T., Haslem, A.,Griffioen, P, Callister, K., Brown, L., Avitabile, S, Clarke, M.F. & Bennett, A.F. The Mallee Fire and Biodiversity Project.Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria (Accepted March 2012)  C

Watson, S.J.A., Taylor, R., Nimmo, D.G., Kelly, L.T., Clarke, M.F. and Bennett, A.F.  Effects of time-since-fire on avifaunal species occupancy: how informative are generalised fire response shapes for conservation management?  Ecological Applications  (accepted Sept 2011)  A

Weston, M.A, Dodge, F., Bunce, A., Nimmo, D.G., and Miller, K.K. (in press) Do temporary beach closures assist in the conservation of breeding shorebirds on recreational beaches? Pacific Conservation Biology B (accepted August 2011).

Weston, M.A., Maguire, G.M., and Ehmke, G.S. (2011). Nest return times in response to static versus mobile human disturbance. Journal of Wildlife Management 75(1):252–255. B

Weston, M.A., McLeod, E, Blumstein, D. & P.J. Guay. In press. A review of flight initiation distances and their application to managing disturbance to Australian birds. Emu. B.

Whisson, D. A. and Carlyon, K. (in press). Temporal variation in reproductive characteristics of an introduced and abundant island population of koalas. Journal of Mammalogy. A.

Whisson, D. A., Holland, G. J. and Carlyon, K. (in press) Translocation of overabundant species: Implications for translocated individuals. The Journal of Wildlife Management (accepted 20 March 2012) B

Woinarski, J.C.Z, S. Legge, J.A. Fitzsimons, B.J. Traill, A.A. Burbidge, A. Fisher, R.S.C. Firth, I.J. Gordon, A.D. Griffiths, C. Johnson, N.L. McKenzie, C. Palmer, I. Radford, B. Rankmore, E. G. Ritchie, S. Ward & M. Ziembicki. (in press) The disappearing mammal fauna of northern Australia: context, cause and response. Conservation Letters

Woodgate, J. L., A.T.D. Bennett, S. Leitner, C. K. Catchpole & K. L. Buchanan (2010) Developmental stress and female mate choice behaviour in the zebra finch. Animal Behaviour, 79: 1381-1390. A

Woodgate, J., Leitner, S. Catchpole, C., Berg, ML, Bennett, A.T.D., Buchanan, K.L. (2011)  Developmental stressors that impair song learning in males do not appear to affect female preferences for song complexity in the zebra finch Behavioral Ecology 22 566-573 (A)

Woodgate, J.L., M M. Mariette., A.T.D, Bennett, S.C. Griffith, & K.L. Buchanan 2012 Male song structure predicts reproductive success in a wild zebra finch population Animal Behaviour in press (acceptance 7th December 2011)

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