Our publications

Published and in press


Marks C.A, Obendorf, D., Edwards I., Pereira F. and Hall G.P. (2014) The spatial distribution and detection patterns of mtDNA assigned red fox (Vulpes vulpes) scats in Tasmania are anomalous Journal of Applied Ecology.


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Gonçalves, J., Marks, C.A., Obendorf, D., Amorim, A. & Pereira, F. (2014) The risks of using “species-specific” PCR assays in wildlife research: The case of red fox (Vulpes vulpes) identification in Tasmania. Forensic Science International - Genetics.


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Marks, C.A., Obendorf, D., Pereira, F., Edwards, I. & Hall, G.P. (2014) Opportunistically acquired evidence is unsuitable data to model fox (Vulpes vulpes) distribution in Tasmania. Wildlife Society Bulletin.


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Marks, C.A., Edwards, I., Obendorf, D., Pereira, F. & Hall, G.P. (2014) Does ‘precautionary’ 1080 baiting have a realistic potential to eradicate Red Foxes  (Vulpes vulpes) in Tasmania without in situ monitoring data? Ecological Management and Restoration.


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Gonçalves, J., Marks, C.A., Obendorf, D., Amorim, A. & Pereira, F. (2014) A multiplex PCR assay for identification of the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) using the mitochondrial ribosomal RNA genes. Conservation Genetic Resources


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Gonçalves, J., Marks, C.A., Obendorf, D., Amorim, A. & Pereira, F. (2014) Reply to Sarre et al. ‘‘Defining specificity in DNA”. Forensic Science International - Genetics.


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In review



Marks, C.A., Obendorf, D., Edwards, I., Pereira, F. & Hall, G.P. (in review) Anecdotal reports are not evidence of fox (Vulpes vulpes) presence or baiting success in Tasmania: Why data quality matters in eradication programs.


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