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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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.

Gonçalves, J., Marks, C.A., Obendorf, D., Amorim, A. & Pereira, F. (in review) A new molecular method to identify the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) based on numeric barcodes that significantly reduces the potential for false positives.

Some of our findings are explained in detail in the following peer reviewed scientific articles that are published or accepted by the journal indicated (in press). Follow the progress of other publications that are still going through peer review by linking to our updates and Twitter account.