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Animal Biology

Books and Chapters

Beazley, L.D., Arrese, C.A.C. and Hunt, D.M. Visual system, The Neurobiology of Australian Marsupials, ed Ashwell, K.W.S., United Kingdom, Oxford University Press, :3, pp 155-166 (2010)

Bencini, R., Stanislao Atzori, A., Nudda, A., Battacone, G. and Pulina, G. Improving the quality and safety of sheep milk, Improving the safety and quality of milk; Volume 2, ed Mansel W. Griffiths, USA, Woodhead Publishing Limited, pp 347-401 (2010)

Chambers, B.K. and Bencini, R. Impact of human disturbance on the population dynamics and ecology of tammar wallabies on Garden Island, Western Australia, Macropods: The Biology of Kangaroos, Wallabies and Rat-Kangaroos, ed Graeme Coulson & Mark Eldridge, Australia, CSIRO Publishing, pp 211-218 (2010)

Chambers, B.K., Dawson, R., Wann, J. and Bencini, R. Speed limit, verge width and day length: major factors in road-kills of tammar wallabies on Garden Island, Western Australia, Macropods: The Biology of Kangaroos, Wallabies and Rat-Kangaroos, ed Graeme Coulson & Mark Eldridge, Australia, CSIRO Publishing, pp 293-300 (2010)

Greenwood, P.L., Bell, A.W., Vercoe, P.E. and Viljoen, G.J. Managing the Prenatal Environment to Enhance Livestock Productivity, Netherlands, Springer (2010)

Hutton, P.G., Nagaraja, T.G., White, C.L. and Vercoe, P.E. Screening Plants for the Antimicrobial Control of Lactic Acidosis in Ruminant Livestock, Meeting on the Alternative Feed Resources - A Key Livestock Intensification in Developing Countries, ed Vercoe PE; Makkar HPS; Schlink AC, BERLIN, GERMANY, SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, pp 159-189 (2010)

Marshall, J., Collin, S.P., Hart, N. and Bailes, H. Vision in Lungfish, The Biology of Lungfishes, ed Jørgensen, J.M. and Joss, J., United States, Science Publishers, Inc, pp 447-476 (2010)

McMillan, A., Coupland, G., Chambers, B.K., Mills, H.R. and Bencini, R. Determining the diet of tammar wallabies on Garden Island, Western Australia, using stable isotope analysis, Macropods: The Biology of Kangaroos, Wallabies and Rat-Kangaroos, ed Graeme Coulson & Mark Eldridge, Australia, CSIRO Publishing, pp 171-177 (2010)

Paplinska, J.Z., Bencini, R., Fisher, D.O., Newell, G.R., Goldizen, A.W., Hazlitt, S.L., Sigg, D.P., Finlayson, G.R., Munn, A.J., Chambers, B.K. and Taggart, D.A. Sperm competition in the Macropodoidea: a review of evidence, Macropods: The Biology of Kangaroos, Wallabies and Rat-Kangaroos, ed Graeme Coulson & Mark Eldridge, Australia, CSIRO Publishing, pp 65-76 (2010)

Vercoe, P.E., Makkar, H.P.S. and Schlink, A.C. In Vitro Screening of Plant Resources for Extra-Nutritional Attributed in Ruminants: Nuclear and Related Methodologies, Netherlands, Springer (2010)

Withers, P.C. and Cooper, C.E. Metabolic Depression: A Historical Perspective, Aestivation: Molecular and Physiological Aspects, ed C.A. Nacas and J.E. Carvalho, London, Springer, 49: pp 1-23 (2010)

Journal Articles

Alcock, J., Bailey, W.J. and Simmons, L.W. The Mating System of Amegilla (Asarapoda) paracalva Brooks (Hymenoptera: Apidae), JOURNAL OF INSECT BEHAVIOR, 23: pp 69-79 (2010)

Amdi, C., Williams, A.R., Maloney, S.K., Tauson, A.H., Knott, S.A. and Blache, D. Relationship between behavioural reactivity and feed efficiency in housed sheep, ANIMAL PRODUCTION SCIENCE, 50: pp 683-687 (2010)

Andrewartha, S.J., Mitchell, N. and Frappell, P.B. Does incubation temperature fluctuation influence hatchling phenotypes in reptiles? A test using parthenogenetic geckos, Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 83:4, pp 597-607 (2010)

Anstis, M., Tyler, M.J., Roberts, J.D., Price, L.C. and Doughty, P. A new species of Litoria (Anura: Hylidae) with a highly distinctive tadpole from north-western Kimberley region of Western Australia, Zootaxa, 2550: pp 39-57 (2010)

Arnall, S., Cheam, L.Y., Rengel, A.C., Fitzgerald, M., Thivierge, J.P. and Rodger, J. Abnormal strategies during visual discrimination reversal learning in ephrin-A2-/- mice, Behavioural Brain Research, 209: pp 109-113 (2010)

Baehr, B.C., Harvey, M.S. and Smith, H.M. The goblin spiders of the new endemic Australian genus Cavisternum (Araneae: Oonopidae), American Museum Novitates, 3684: pp 1-40 (2010)

Baker, M.C. Hybrid zones and cultural traits of the Australian ringneck Platycercus zonarius, JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY, 41: pp 50-63 (2010)

Beesley, L.S. and Prince, J. Fish community structure in an intermittent river: the importance of environmental stability, landscape factors and within-pool habitat descriptors, MARINE AND FRESHWATER RESEARCH, 61: pp 605-614 (2010)

Berry, O.F. and Kirkwood, R. Measuring recruitment in an invasive species to determine eradication potential, Journal of Wildlife Management, 74:8, pp 1661-1670 (2010)

Bickell, S.L., Nowak, R., Poindron, P., Ferguson, D. and Blache, D. Maternal behaviour at parturition in outdoor conditions differs only moderately between single-bearing ewes selected for their calm or nervous temperament, ANIMAL PRODUCTION SCIENCE, 50: pp 675-682 (2010)

Blache, D.P.Y. and Bickell, S.L. Temperament and reproductive biology: emotional reactivity and reproduction in sheep, Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 39: pp 401-408 (2010)

Blakely, T.J. and Didham, R.K. Disentangling the mechanistic drivers of ecosystem-size effects on species diversity, JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY, 79: pp 1204-1214 (2010)

Bonnet, X., Delmas, V., El-Mouden, H., Slimani, T., Sterijovski, B. and Kuchling, G. Is sexual body shape dimorphism consistent in aquatic and terrestrial chelonians?, ZOOLOGY, 113: pp 213-220 (2010)

Bradford, T., Adams, M., Humphreys, W.F., Austin, A.D. and Cooper, S.J.B. DNA barcoding of stygofauna uncovers cryptic amphipod diversity in a calcrete aquifer in Western Australia's arid zone, Molecular Ecology Resources, 10: pp 41-50 (2010)

Bradshaw, S.D. Ecophysiology and conservation of wildlife in Western Australia, Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia, 93: pp 153-164 (2010)

Byrne, P.G. and Silla, A.J. Hormonal induction of gamete release, and invitro fertilisation, in the critically endangered Southern Corroboree Frog, Pseudophryne corroboree, REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY, 8: (2010)

Carver, S., Spafford, H., Storey, A. and Weinstein, P. The Roles of Predators, Competitors, and Secondary Salinization in Structuring Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Assemblages in Ephemeral Water Bodies of the Wheatbelt of Western Australia, ENVIRONMENTAL ENTOMOLOGY, 39: pp 798-810 (2010)

Celi, P.D.A., Miller, D.W., Blache, D.P.Y. and Martin, G.B. Interactions between nutritional and opiodergic pathways in the control of LH secretion in male sheep, Animal Reproduction Science, 117: pp 67-73 (2010)

Chambers, B.K. and Bencini, R. Road mortality reduces survival and population growth rates of tammar wallabies on Garden Island, Western Australia, Wildlife Research, 37: pp 588-596 (2010)

Chanvallon, A., Blache, D.P.Y., Chadwick, A.R., Esmaili, T.S., Hawken, P.A.R., Martin, G.B., Vinoles gil, C. and Fabre-Nys, C. Sexual experinece and temperament affect the response of Merino ewes to the ram effect during the anoestrous season, Animal Reproduction Science, 119: pp 205-211 (2010)

Cho, J-L. and Humphreys, W.F. Ten new species of the genus Brevisomabathynella Cho, Park and Ranga Reddy, 2006 (Malacostraca, Bathynellacea, Parabathynellidae) from Western Australia, Journal of Natural History, 44: pp 993-1079 (2010)

Ciereszko, A., Rybnik, P.K., Horbańczuk, J.O., Dietrich, G.J., Deas, A., Słowińska, M., Liszewska, E. and Malecki, I.A. Biochemical characterization and sperm motility parameters of ostrich (Struthio camelus) semen, Animal Reproduction Science, 122: pp 222-228 (2010)

Clemente, C.J., McMaster, K.A., Fox, E., Meldrum, L., Stewart, T.C. and Main, B.Y. The visual system of the Australian wolf spider Lycosa leuckartii (AraneaeL Lycosidae): visual acuity and the functional role of the eyes, Journal of Arachnology, 38: pp 398-406 (2010)

Coates, S.K., Harvey, L.A., Dunlop, S.A. and Allison, G.T. The AusSpinal: a test of hand function for people with tetraplegia, Spinal Cord, 49: pp 219-229 (2010)

Collin, S.P. Evolution and Ecology of Retinal Photoreception in Early Vertebrates, BRAIN BEHAVIOR AND EVOLUTION, 75: pp 174-185 (2010)

Cooper, C.E. and Withers, P.C. Gross renal morphology of the numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus) (Marsupialia : Myrmecobiidae), Australian Mammalogy, 32: pp 95-97 (2010)

Cooper, C.E. and Withers, P.C. Effect of sampling regime on estimation of basal metabolic rate and standard evaporative water loss using flow-through respirometry, Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 83:2, pp 385-393 (2010)

Cooper, C.E., Withers, P.C. and Cruz-Neto, A.P. Metabolic, ventilatory, and hygric physiology of a South American marsupial, the long-furred woolly mouse opossum, JOURNAL OF MAMMALOGY, 91: pp 1-10 (2010)

Cooper, C.E. and Withers, P.C. Comparative physiology of Australian quolls (Dasyurus; Marsupialia), JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY B-BIOCHEMICAL SYSTEMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY, 180: pp 857-868 (2010)

de Blasio, M.J., Blache, D., Gatford, K.L., Robinson, J.S. and Owens, J.A. Placental Restriction Increases Adipose Leptin Gene Expression and Plasma Leptin and Alters Their Relationship to Feeding Activity in the Young Lamb, PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, 67: pp 603-608 (2010)

Delany, K.K., Macmillan, K.L., Grainger, C., Thomson, P.C., Blache, D., Nicholas, K.R. and Auldist, M.J. Blood plasma concentrations of metabolic hormones and glucose during extended lactation in grazing cows or cows fed a total mixed ration, JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 93: pp 5913-5920 (2010)

Den boer, S.P., Baer, B. and Boomsma, J.J. Seminal Fluid Mediates Ejaculate Competition in Social Insects, Science, 327:1506, p DOI: 10.1126/science.1184709 (2010)

Didham, R.K., Basset, Y. and Leather, S.R. Research needs in insect conservation and diversity, Insect Conservation and Diversity, 3: pp 1-4 (2010)

Digby, S.N., Blache, D., Masters, D.G. and Revell, D.K. Responses to saline drinking water in offspring born to ewes fed high salt during pregnancy, SMALL RUMINANT RESEARCH, 91: pp 87-92 (2010)

Digby, S.N., Masters, D.G., Blache, D., Hynd, P.I. and Revell, D.K. Offspring born to ewes fed high salt during pregnancy have altered responses to oral salt loads, ANIMAL, 4: pp 81-88 (2010)

Dong, S., Rodger, J., Mulders, W.H.A.M. and Robertson, D. Tonotopic changes in GABA receptor expression in guinea pig inferior colliculus after partial unilateral hearing loss, BRAIN RESEARCH, 1342: pp 24-32 (2010)

Dong, S.Y., Mulders, W.H.A.M., Rodger, J., Woo, S. and Robertson, D. Acoustic trauma evokes hyperactivity and changes in gene expression in guinea-pig auditory brainstem, European Journal of Neuroscience, 31: pp 1616-1628 (2010)

Dowling, D.K., Nystrand, M. and Simmons, L.W. Maternal effects, but no good or compatible genes for sperm competitivebess in Australian crickets, EVOLUTION, 64: pp 1257-1266 (2010)

Durmic, Z., Hutton, P.G., Revel, D.K., Emms, J., Hughes, S. and Vercoe, P.E. In vitro fermentative traits of Australian woody perennial plant species that may be considered as potential sources of feeding for grazing ruminants, Animal Feed Science and Technology, 160:3-4, pp 98-109 (2010)

Durrant, B.J., Harvey, M.S., Framenau, V., Ott, R. and Waldock, J.M. Patterns in the composition of ground-dwelling spider communities in the Pilbara bioregion, Western Australia, Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement, 78: pp 185-204 (2010)

Dziminski, M.A., Roberts, J.D. and Simmons, L.W. Sperm morphology, motility and fertilisation capacity in the myobatrachid frog Crinia georgiana, Reproduction, Fertility and Developemtn, 22: pp 516-522 (2010)

Dziminski, M.A., Roberts, J.D., Beveridge, M. and Simmons, L.W. Among-population covariation between sperm competition and ejaculate expenditure in frogs, Behavioral Ecology, 21: pp 322-328 (2010)

Edward, K.L. and Harvey, M.S. A review of the Australian millipede genus Atelomastix (Diplopoda: Spirostreptida: Iulomorphidae), Zootaxa, 2371: pp 1-63 (2010)

Elgee, K.E., Evans, J.P., Ramnarine, I.W., Rush, S.A. and Pitcher, T.E. Geographic variation in sperm traits reflects predation risk and natural rates of multiple paternity in the guppy, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 23: pp 1331-1338 (2010)

Evans, J.P. Quantitative genetic evidence that males trade attractiveness for ejaculate quality in guppies, Proceedings of the Royal Society; Biological Sciences, 277: pp 3195-3201 (2010)

Evans, J.P., Box, T.M., Brooshooft, P., Tatler, J.R. and Fitzpatrick, J.L. Females increase egg deposition in favor of large males in the rainbowfish, Melanotaenia australis, BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY, 21: pp 465-469 (2010)


Finston, T.L., Lukehurst, S.S. and Fitzpatrick, G. Characterisation of microsatellite loci in the groundwater amphipod Chydaekata sp. (Malacostraca: Paramelitidae), Conservation Genetics Resources, 2:1, pp 237-239 (2010)

Firman, R.C. and Simmons, L.W. Sperm midpiece length predicts sperm swimming velocity in house mice, Biology Letters, 6: pp 513-516 (2010)

Firman, R.C. and Simmons, L.W. Experimental evolution of sperm quality via postcopulatory sexual selection in house mice, Evolution, 64: pp 1245-1256 (2010)

Fitzgerald, M., Bartlett, C.A., Payne, S.C., Hart, N.S., Rodger, J., Harvey, A.R. and Dunlop, S.A. Near infrared light reduces oxidative stress and preserves function in CNS tissue vulnerable to secondary degeneration following partial transection of the optic nerve, Journal of Neurotrauma, 27: pp 2107-2119 (2010)

Fitzgerald, M., Bartlett, C.A., Harvey, A.R. and Dunlop, S.A. Early events of secondary degeneration after partial optic nerve transection: an immunohistochemical study, Journal of Neurotrauma, 27: pp 439 - 452 (2010)

Fitzpatrick, J., Garcia - gonzalez, F.G. and Evans, J.P. Linking sperm length and velocity: the importance of intramale variation, Biology Letters, 6: pp 797-799 (2010)

Framenau, V.W. Revision of the New Australian Wolf Spider Genus Kangarosa (Araneae: Lycosidae: Artoriinae), ARTHROPOD SYSTEMATICS & PHYLOGENY, 68: pp 113-142 (2010)

Framenau, V.W., Scharff, N. and Harvey, M.S. Systematics of the Australian orb-weaving spider genus Demadiana with comments on the generic classification of the Arkyinae (Araneae : Araneidae), INVERTEBRATE SYSTEMATICS, 24: pp 139-171 (2010)

Framenau, V.W., Duperre, N., Blackledge, T.A. and Vink, C.J. Systematics of the New Australasian Orb-weaving Spider Genus Backobourkia (Araneae: Araneidae: Araneinae), ARTHROPOD SYSTEMATICS & PHYLOGENY, 68: pp 79-111 (2010)

Fritz, U., Gong, S.P., Auer, M., Kuchling, G., Schneeweiss, N. and Hundsdoerfer, A.K. The world's economically most important chelonians represent a diverse species complex (Testudines: Trionychidae: Pelodiscus), ORGANISMS DIVERSITY & EVOLUTION, 10: pp 227-242 (2010)

Gagliano, M., McCormick, M.I., Moore, J.A. and Depczynski, M. The basics of acidification: baseline variability of pH on Australian coral reefs, Marine Biology, 157: pp 1849-1856 (2010)

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. and Simmons, L.W. Male-induced costs of mating for females compensated by offspring viability benefits in an insect, JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 23: pp 2066-2075 (2010)

Gasparini, C., Simmons, L.W., Beveridge, M. and Evans, J.P. Sperm Swimming Velocity predicts Competitive Fertilization Success in the Green Swordtail Xiphophorus helleri, PLoS One, 5: (2010)

Glen, A.S., Berry, O., Sutherland, D.R., Garretson, S., Robinson, T. and de Tores, P.J. Forensic DNA confirms intraguild killing of a chuditch (Dasyurus geoffroii) by a feral cat (Felis catus), CONSERVATION GENETICS, 11: pp 1099-1101 (2010)

Gouws, G., Stewart, B.A. and Daniels, S.R. Phylogeographic structure in the gilgie (Decapoda: Parastacidae: Cherax quinquecarinatus): a south-western Australian freshwater crayfish, BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, 101: pp 385-402 (2010)

Harris, I.A., Mills, H.R. and Bencini, R. Multiple individual southern brown bandicoots (Isoodon obesulus fusciventer) and foxes (Vulpes vulpes) use underpasses installed at a new highway in Perth, Western Australia, Wildlife Research, 37: pp 127-133 (2010)

Hegarty, R.S., Alcock, D., Robinson, D.L., Goopy, J.P. and Vercoe, P.E. Nutritional and flock management options to reduce methane output and methane per unit product from sheep enterprises, Research Conference CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation, 50: pp 1026-1033 (2010)

Henry, B.A., Blache, D., Rao, A., Clarke, I.J. and Maloney, S.K. Disparate effects of feeding on core body and adipose tissue temperatures in animals selectively bred for Nervous or Calm temperament, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-REGULATORY INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 299: pp R907-R917 (2010)

Henry, B.A., Blache, D., Dunshea, F.R. and Clarke, I.J. Altered "set-point" of the hypothalamus determines effects of cortisol on food intake, adiposity, and metabolic substrates in sheep, DOMESTIC ANIMAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, 38: pp 46-56 (2010)

Hillman, S.S., DeGrauw, E.A., Hoagland, T., Hancock, T. and Withers, P.C. The role of vascular and interstitial compliance and vascular volume in the regulation of blood volume in two species of Anuran, Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 83:1, pp 55-67 (2010)

Hillman, S.S., Hedrick, M.S., Drewes, R.C. and Withers, P.C. Lymph flux rates from various lymph sacs in the cane toad Rhinella marina: an experimental evaluation of the roles of compliance, skeletal muscles and the lungs in the movement of lymph, The Journal of Experimental Biology, 213: pp 3161-3166 (2010)

Hird, K. and Kirsner, K. Objective measurement of fluency in natural language production: A dynamic systems approach, JOURNAL OF NEUROLINGUISTICS, 23: pp 518-530 (2010)

Hutton, P.G., Durmic, Z. and Vercoe, P.E. Investigating Eremophila glabra as a bioactive agent for preventing lactic acidosis in sheep, Animal Production Science, 50: pp 449-453 (2010)

Jaffe, R. and Moritz, R.F.A. Mating flights select for symmetry in honeybee drones (Apis mellifera), Naturwissenschaften, 97: pp 337-343 (2010)

Johnson, M.S., O'Brien, E.K. and Fitzpatrick, J.F. Deep, hierarchical divergence of mitochondrial DNA in Amplirhagada land snails (Gastropoda: Camaenidae) from the Bonaparte Archipelago, Western Australia, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 100: pp 141-153 (2010)

Jose, C.G., Jacob, R.H., Gardner, G.E., Pethick, D.W. and Liu, S. Selenium Supplementation and Increased Muscle Glutathione Concentration Do Not Improve the Color Stability of Lamb Meat, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 58: pp 7389-7393 (2010)

Kennington, W.J. and Hoffman, A.A. The Genetic Architecture of Wing Size Divergence at Varying Spatial Scales Along a Body Size Cline in Drosophila Melanogaster, Evolution, 64: pp 1935-1943 (2010)

Kennington, W.J., Levy, E., Berry, O., Groth, D.M., Waite, A.M., Johnson, M.S. and Melville-Smith, R. Characterization of 18 polymorphic microsatellite loci for the western rock lobster Panulirus cygnus, Conservation Genetics Resources, 2: pp 389-391 (2010)

King, J.M. and Bradshaw, S.D. Stress in an Island kangaroo? The Barrow Island euro, Macropus robustus isabellinus, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 167: pp 60-67 (2010)

Kiryakova, S., Sohnchen, J., Groscheva, M., Schuetz, U., Marinova, T.S., Dzhupanova, R., Sinis, N., Hubbers, C.U., Skouras, E., Ankerne, J., Fries, J.W.U., Irintchev, A., Dunlop, S.A. and Angelov, D.N. Recovery of whisking function promoted by manual stimulation of the vibrissal muscles after facial nerve injury requires insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1), Experimental Neurology, 222: pp 226-234 (2010)

Knell, R.J. and Simmons, L.W. Mating tactics determine patterns of condition dependence in a dimorphic horned beetle, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 277: pp 2347-2353 (2010)

Kornicker, L.S., Humphreys, W.F., Danielopol, D.L. and Harrison-Nelson, E. Ontogeny of an anchialine ostracod from Western Australia and comments on the origin and distribution of Halocyprididae, CRUSTACEANA, 83:6, pp 715-752 (2010)

Langlands, P.R. and Framenau, V. Systematic revision of Hoggicosa Roewer, 1960, the Australian 'bicolor' group of wolf spiders (Araneae: Lycosidae), Linnean Society. Zoological Journal, 158:1, pp 83-123 (2010)

Leung, Y.K.J., Pankhurst, M., Dunlop, S.A., Ray, S., Dittmann, J., Eaton, E.D., Palumaa, P., Sillard, R., Chuah, M.I., West, A.K. and Chung, R.S. Metallothionein induces a regenerative reactive astrocyte phenotype via JAK/STAT and RhoA signalling pathways, Experimental Neurology, 221: pp 98-106 (2010)

Levy, E., Kennington, W.J., Tomkins, J.L. and Lebas, N.R. Land clearing reduces gene flow in the granite outcrop-dwelling lizard, Ctenophorus ornatus, Molecular Ecology, 19: pp 4192-4203 (2010)

Levy, E., Kennington, W.J. and Lebas, N.R. Characterisation of microsatellite loci for the ornate dragon lizard Ctenophorus ornatus, Conservation Genetics Resources, 2: pp 313-315 (2010)

Lie, H.C., Rhodes, G. and Simmons, L.W. Is genetic diversity associated with mating success in humans?, Animal Behaviour, 79: pp 903-909 (2010)

Lie, H.C., Simmons, L.W. and Rhodes, G. Genetic dissimilarity, genetic diversity, and mate preferences in humans, Evolution and Human Behavior, 31: pp 48-58 (2010)

Main, B.Y. Interactions of water, plants and ground-dwelling fauna: Water harvesting and tapping by trapdoor spiders, Landscapes, 0: (2010)

Martin, G.B., Blache, D., Miller, D.W. and Vercoe, P.E. Interactions between nutrition and reproduction in the management of the mature male ruminant, Animal, 4: pp 1214-1226 (2010)

Masters, D., Tiong, M., Vercoe, P. and Norman, H. The nutritive value of river saltbush (Atriplex amnicola) when grown in different concentrations of sodium chloride irrigation solution, SMALL RUMINANT RESEARCH, 91: pp 56-62 (2010)

Matthiesen, C.F., Blache, D., Thomsen, P.D. and Tauson, A.H. Feeding mink (Neovison vison) a protein-restricted diet during pregnancy induces higher birth weight and altered hepatic gene expression in the F-2 offspring, British Journal of Nutrition, 104: pp 544-553 (2010)

Matthiesen, C.F., Blache, D., Thomsen, P.D., Hansen, N.E. and Tauson, A.H. Effect of late gestation low protein supply to mink (Mustela vison) dams on reproductive performance and metabolism of dam and offspring, Archives of Animal Nutrition, 64: pp 56-76 (2010)

Mayberry, C., Maloney, S.K., Mawson, P. and Bencini, R. Seasonal anoestrus in western grey kangaroos (Macropus fuliginosus ocydrumus) in south-western Australia, Autralian Mammalogy, 32: pp 189-196 (2010)

Mayberry, D., Masters, D. and Vercoe, P. Mineral metabolism of sheep fed saltbush or a formulated high-salt diet, SMALL RUMINANT RESEARCH, 91: pp 81-86 (2010)

Miller, D.R., Blache, D., Jackson, R.B., Downie, E.F. and Roche, J.R. Metabolic maturity at birth and neonate lamb survival: Association among maternal factors, litter size, lamb birth weight, and plasma metabolic and endocrine factors on survival and behavior, Journal of Animal Science, 88: pp 581-592 (2010)

Miller, S.J., Bencini, R. and Hartmann, P.E. Consumption of milk by quokka (Setonix brachyurus) young, Australian Journal of Zoology, 58: pp 121-126 (2010)

Mitchell, N., Allendorf, F., Keall, S.N., Daugherty, C.H. and Nelson, N.J. Demographic effects of temperature-dependent sex determination: will tuatara survive global warming?, Global Change Biology, 16: pp 60-72 (2010)

Mitchell, N. and Janzen, F.J. Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination and Contemporary Climate Change, Sexual Development, 4: pp 129-140 (2010)

Mohun, S.M., Davies, W.L., Bowmaker, J.K., Pisani, D., Himstedt, W., Gower, D.J., Hunt, D.M. and Wilkinson, M. Identification and characterization of visual pigments in caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), an order of limbless vertebrates with rudimentary eyes, JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 213: pp 3586-3592 (2010)

Nieto, C.A.R., Ferguson, M.B., Macleay, C., Briegel, J., Thompson, A. and Martin, G.B. Growth rate, muscling and reproduction in Merino ewe lambs, ANIMAL PRODUCTION SCIENCE, 50: pp XII-XII (2010)

Nokhbatolfoghahai, M., Mitchell, N. and Downie, J.R. Surface ciliation and tail structure in direct-developing frog embryos: a comparison between Myobatrachus gouldii and Pristimantis (=Eleutherodactylus) urichi, Herpetological Journal, 20: pp 59-68 (2010)

Norman, H.C., Wilmot, M.G., Thomas, D.T., Barrett-Lennard, E.G. and Masters, D.G. Sheep production, plant growth and nutritive value of a saltbush-based pasture system subject to rotational grazing or set stocking, SMALL RUMINANT RESEARCH, 91: pp 103-109 (2010)

Norman, H.C., Revell, D.K., Mayberry, D.E., Rintoul, A.J., Wilmot, M.G. and Masters, D.G. Comparison of in vivo organic matter digestion of native Australian shrubs by sheep to in vitro and in sacco predictions, SMALL RUMINANT RESEARCH, 91: pp 69-80 (2010)

O'Brien, E.K. and Krauss, S.L. Testing the Home-Site Advantage in Forest Trees on Disturbed and Undisturbed Sites, Restoration Ecology, 18: pp 359-372 (2010)

Palacios, A.G., Bozinovic, F., Vielma, A., Arrese, C.A.C., Hunt, D.M. and Peichl, L. Retinal photoreceptor arrangement, SWS1 and lws opsin sequence, and electroretinography in the South American marsupial Thylamys elegans (waterhouse, 1839), Journal of Comparative Neurology, 518: pp 1589-1602 (2010)

Pawson, S.M., McCarthy, J.K., Ledgard, N.J. and Didham, R.K. Density-dependent impacts of exotic conifer invasion on grassland invertebrate assemblages, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY, 47: pp 1053-1062 (2010)

Rahmadi, C., Harvey, M.S. and Kojima, J-I. Whip spiders of the genus Sarax Simon 1892 (Amblypygi: Charinidae) from Borneo Island, Zootaxa, 2612: pp 1-21 (2010)

Rahman, T., Spafford, H. and Broughton, S. Variation in Preference and Performance of Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on Three Strawberry Cultivars, JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY, 103: pp 1744-1753 (2010)

Rix, M.G., Harvey, M.S. and Roberts, J.D. A revision of the textricellin spider genus Raveniella (Araneae: Araceoidea: Micropholcommatidae): exploring patterns of phylogeny and biogeography in an Australian biodiversity hotspot, Invertebrate Systematics, 24: pp 209-237 (2010)

Rix, M.G. and Harvey, M.S. The spider family Micropholcommatidae (Arachnida, Araneae, Araneoidea): a relimitation and revision at the generic level, ZooKeys, 36: pp 1-321 (2010)

Robert, K. and Bronikowski, A.M. Evolution of Senescence in Nature: Physiological Evolution in Populations of Garter Snake with Divergent Life Histories, The American Naturalist, 175: pp 147-159 (2010)

Robert, K. and Thompson, M.B. Viviparity and Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination, Sexual Development, 4: pp 119-128 (2010)

Robert, K. and Schwanz, L.E. Emerging sex allocation research in mammals: marsupials and the pouch advantage, Mammal Review, 41: pp 1-22 (2010)

Robert, K., Schwanz, L.E. and Mills, H.R. Offspring sex varies with maternal investment ability: empirical demonstration based on cross-fostering, Biology Letters, 6: pp 242-245 (2010)

Roberts, J.D. Taxonomic status of the Australian burrowing frogs Neobatrachus sudelli, N. centralis and Neoruinosus and clarification of the type specimen of N. albipes, Records of the Western Australian Museum, 25: pp 455-458 (2010)

Roberts, J.D. Natural Hybrid between the Frogs Crinia psudinsignifera and Crinia subinsignifera (Myobatrachidae) from Southwestern Australia Defined by Allozyme Phenotype and Call, Journal of Herpetology, 44: pp 654-657 (2010)

Rodgers, G.M., Kelley, J.L. and Morrell, L.J. Colour change and assortment in the western rainbowfish, ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 79: pp 1025-1030 (2010)

Schluessel, V., Broderick, D., Collin, S.P. and Ovenden, J.R. Evidence for extensive population structure in the white-spotted eagle ray within the Indo-Pacific inferred from mitochondrial gene sequences, JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 281: pp 46-55 (2010)

Selt, M., Bartlett, C.A., Harvey, A.R., Dunlop, S.A. and Fitzgerald, M. Limited restoration of visual function after partial optic nerve injury; a time course study using the calcium channel blocker lomerizine, Brain Research Bulletin, 81: pp 467-471 (2010)

Shiell, G.R. and Knott, B. Aggregations and temporal changes in the activity and bioturbation contribution of the sea cucumber Holothuria whitmaei (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea), MARINE ECOLOGY-PROGRESS SERIES, 415: pp 127-139 (2010)

Silla, A.J. Effects of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone and arginine-vasotocin on the sperm-release response of Gunther's Toadlet, Pseudophryne guentheri, REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY, 8: pp - (2010)

Simmons, L.W., Tinghitella, R.M. and Zuk, M. Quantitative genetic variation in courtship song and its covariation with immune function and sperm quality in the field cricket Teleogryllus oceanicus, BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY, 21: pp 1330-1336 (2010)

Simmons, L.W. and Beveridge, M. The strength of postcopulatory sexual selection within natural populations of field crickets, BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY, 21: pp 1179-1185 (2010)

Skinner, T.C., Roberton, T., Allison, G.T., Dunlop, S. and Bucks, R.S. Experiential Avoidance, Mindfulness and Depression in Spinal Cord Injuries: A Preliminary Study, The Australian Journal of Regabilitation Counselling, 16: pp 27-35 (2010)

Sohnchen, J., Grosheva, M., Kiryakova, S., Hubbers, C.U., Sinis, N., Skouran, E., Ankerne, J., Kaidoglou, K., Fries, J.W.U., Irintchev, A., Dunlop, S.A. and Angelov, D.N. Recovery of whisking function after manual stimulation of denervated vibrissal muscles requires brain-derived neurotrophic factor and its receptor tyrosine kinase B, Neuroscience, 170: pp 372-380 (2010)

Stead-Richardson, E., Bradshaw, D., Friend, T. and Fletcher, T. Monitoring reproduction in the critically endangered marsupial, Gilbert's potoroo (Potorous gilbertii): Preliminary analysis of faecal oestradiol-17 beta, cortisol and progestagens, GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY, 165: pp 155-162 (2010)

Temple, S., Hart, N.S., Marshall, N.J. and Collin, S.P. A spitting image: specializations in archerfish eyes for vision at the interface between air and water, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 277: pp 2607-2615 (2010)

Theiss, S.M., Collin, S.P. and Hart, N.S. Interspecific visual adaptations among wobbegong sharks (Orectolobidae), Brain, Behavior and Evolution, 76: pp 248-260 (2010)

Thomas, D.T., Milton, J.T.B., Revell, C.K., Ewing, M.A., Dynes, R.A., Murray, K. and Lindsay, D.R. Preference of sheep among annual legumes is more closely related to plant nutritive characteristics as plants mature, ANIMAL PRODUCTION SCIENCE, 50: pp 114-123 (2010)

Thomas, M. and Simmons, L.W. Cuticular hydrocarbons influence female attractiveness to males in the Australian field cricket, Teleogryllus oceanicus, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 23: pp 707-714 (2010)

Thomas, M. Role of transcription factors in cell replacement therapies for neurodegenerative conditions, REGENERATIVE MEDICINE, 5: pp 441-450 (2010)

Thomas, M., Becker, K., Abbott, K. and Feldhaar, H. Supercolony mosaics: two different invasions by the yellow crazy ant, Anoplolepis gracilipes, on Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Biological Invasions, 12: pp 677-687 (2010)

Tomkins, J.L., LeBas, N.R., Witton, M.P., Martill, D.M. and Humphries, S. Positive Allometry and the Prehistory of Sexual Selection, AMERICAN NATURALIST, 176: pp 141-148 (2010)

Tomkins, J.L., Penrose, M.A., Greeff, J. and Lebas, N.R. Additive Genetic Breeding Values Correlate with the Load of Partially Deleterious Mutations, SCIENCE, 328: pp 892-894 (2010)

Ullmann, J.F.P., Cowin, G. and Collin, S.P. Quantitative Assessment of Brain Volumes in Fish: Comparison of Methodologies, Brain, Behaviour and Evolution, 76: pp 261-270 (2010)

Ullmann, J.F.P., Cowin, G. and Collin, S.P. Magnetic Resonance Microscopy of the Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) Brain, JOURNAL OF MORPHOLOGY, 271: pp 1446-1456 (2010)

Ullmann, J.F.P., Cowin, G., Kurniawan, N.D. and Collin, S.P. A three-dimensional digital atlas of the zebrafish brain, NEUROIMAGE, 51: pp 76-82 (2010)

Vargas-Ramirez, M., Vences, M., Branch, W.R., Daniels, S.R., Glaw, F., Hofmeyr, M.D., Kuchling, G., Maran, J., Papenfuss, T.J., Siroky, P., Vieites, D.R. and Fritz, U. Deep genealogical lineages in the widely distributed African helmeted terrapin: Evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA (Testudines: Pelomedusidae: Pelomedusa subrufa), MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETICS AND EVOLUTION, 56: pp 428-440 (2010)

Vinoles gil, C., Paganoni, B.L., Glover, K.M.M., Milton, J.T., Blache, D.P.Y., Blackberry, M.A. and Martin, G.B. The use of a 'first-wave' model to study the effect of nutrition on ovarian follicular dynamics and ovulation rate in the sheep, Reproduction, 140: pp 865-874 (2010)

Voss, S.C., Spafford, H. and Dadour, I.R. Temperature-dependent development of the parasitoid Tachinaephagus zealandicus on five forensically important carrion fly species, Medical & Veterinary Entomology, 24: pp 189-198 (2010)

Warnecke, L., Cooper, C.E., Geiser, F. and Withers, P.C. Environmental physiology of a small marsupial inhabiting arid floodplains, COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 157: pp 73-78 (2010)

Watson, N.L. and Simmons, L.W. Male and female secondary sexual traits show different patterns of quantitative genetic and environmental variation in the horned beetle Onthophagus sagittarius, JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 23: pp 2397-2402 (2010)

Watson, N.L. and Simmons, L.W. Reproductive competition promotes the evolution of female weaponry, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 277: pp 2035-2040 (2010)

Watson, N.L. and Simmons, L.W. Mate choice in the dung beetle Onthophagus sagittarius: are female horns ornaments?, BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY, 21: pp 424-430 (2010)

Wilks, T.A., Rodger, J. and Harvey, A.R. A role for ephrin-As in maintaining topographic organization in register across interconnected central visual pathways, European Journal of Neuroscience, 31: pp 613-622 (2010)

Williams, A.R., Karlsson, L.J.E., Palmer, D.G., Vercoe, P.E., Williams, I.H., Greeff, J.C. and Emery, D.L. Relationships between faecal dry matter, worm burdens and inflammatory mediators and cells in parasite-resistant Merino rams, Veterinary Parasitology, 171: pp 263-272 (2010)

Williams, A.R., Palmer, D.G., Williams, I.H., Vercoe, P.E. and Karlsson, L.J.E. Faecal dry matter, inflammatory cells and antibodies in parasite-resistant sheep challenged with either Trichostrongylus colubnformis or Teladorsagia circumcincta, VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY, 170: pp 230-237 (2010)

Williams, A.R., Greeff, J.C., Vercoe, P.E., Dobson, R.J. and Karlsson, L.J.E. Merino ewes bred for parasite resistance reduce larval contamination onto pasture during the peri-parturient period, ANIMAL, 4: pp 122-127 (2010)

Williams, A.R., Palmer, D.G., Williams, I.H., Vercoe, P.E., Emery, D.L. and Karlsson, L.J.E. Relationships between immune indicators of parasitic gastroenteritis, nematode burdens and faecal dry matter in sheep, ANIMAL PRODUCTION SCIENCE, 50: pp 219-227 (2010)

Wilson, S.K., Adjeroud, M., Bellwood, D.R., Berumen, M.L., Booth, D., Bozec, Y.M., Chabanet, P., Cheal, A., Cinner, J., Depczynski, M., Feary, D.A., Gagliano, M., Graham, N.A.J., Halford, A.R., Halpern, B.S., Harborne, A.R., Hoey, A.S., Holbrook, S.J., Jones, G.P., Kulbiki, M., Letourneur, Y., De Loma, T.L., McClanahan, T., McCormick, M.I., Meekan, M.G., Mumby, P.J., Munday, P.L., Ohman, M.C., Pratchett, M.S., Riegl, B., Sano, M., Schmitt, R.J. and Syms, C. Crucial knowledge gaps in current understanding of climate change impacts on coral reef fishes, The Journal of Experimental Biology, 213: pp 894-900 (2010)

Yopak, K.E., Lisney, T.J., Darlington, R.B., Collin, S.P., Montgomery, J.C. and Finlay, B.L. A conserved pattern of brain scaling from sharks to primates, PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 107: pp 12946-12951 (2010)

Young, M.J., Simmons, L.W. and Evans, J.P. Pre- and post-mating sexual selection both favor large males in a rainbow fish, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64: pp 915-925 (2010)

Conference Publications

Bickell, S.L., Durmic, Z., Blache, D.P.Y., Vercoe, P.E. and Martin, G.B. Rethinking the management of health and reproduction in small ruminants, The 26th World Buiatrics Congress, Chile, World Buiatrics Congress, 1: pp 317-325 (2010)

Elliott, J. and Blache, D.P.Y. Student attitudes and preferences towards non-invasive animal-based and computer-based practicals, Educating for sustainability, http://otl.curtin.edu.au/tlf/tlf2010/refereed/elliott.html, Curtin University of Technology, 1: (2010)


Didham, R. Ecological Consequences of Habitat Fragmentation, Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, p Published online, Chichester (2010)

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