Threatened species research roundup

Summary list of recent published threatened species research compiled by Katherine Selwood, Zoos Victoria.

30 July 2019

 

Captive breeding

 

Seeing‐good‐gene‐based mate choice: from genes to behavioural preferences

 

Factors affecting captive whooping crane egg fertility: A retrospective analysis

 

Translocations

 

Species distribution models with field validation, a key approach for successful selection of receptor sites in conservation translocations

 

Effects of post‐release movements on survival of translocated sage‐grouse

 

Habitat

 

*Plains Wanderer: Climate-mediated changes to grassland structure determine habitat suitability for the critically endangered plains-wanderer (Pedionomus torquatus)

 

Incorporating future climate uncertainty into the identification of climate change refugia for threatened species

 

Genetics

 

The Exciting Potential and Remaining Uncertainties of Genetic Rescue

 

Impact of reduced-representation sequencing protocols on detecting population structure in a threatened marsupial

 

The contribution of genomics to bird conservation

 

Guidelines for genetic management in mammal translocation programs

Applying cryopreservation to anuran conservation biology

 

Population monitoring and trends

 

*New Holland Mouse: Accounting for detectability and abundance in survey design for a declining species

 

Evaluating the assumptions of population projection models used for conservation

 

Biological and Sociopolitical Sources of Uncertainty in Population Viability Analysis for Endangered Species Recovery Planning

 

A silent demise: Historical insights into population changes of the iconic platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)

 

Threatened vertebrate species: associations between conservation actions, funding and population trends

 

Other

 

Indigenous knowledge for conservation

 

Evaluating the feasibility of pangolin farming and its potential conservation impact

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