Our Findings
Background work by the Project Kimberley team (mainly based upon work on cane toad impact in the Northern Territory)

Doody, J. S., B. Green, R. Sims, D. Rhind, P. West, and David Steer. "Indirect impacts of invasive cane toads (Bufo marinus) on nest predation in pig-nosed turtles (Carettochelys insculpta)." Wildlife Research 33, no. 5 (2006): 349-354. Full Article

Doody, J. S., B. Green, D. Rhind, C. M. Castellano, R. Sims, and T. Robinson. "Population‐level declines in Australian predators caused by an invasive species." Animal Conservation 12, no. 1 (2009): 46-53. Full Article

Doody, J. Sean, Christina M. Castellano, David Rhind, and Brian Green. "Indirect facilitation of a native mesopredator by an invasive species: are cane toads re-shaping tropical riparian communities?." Biological invasions 15, no. 3 (2013): 559-568. Full Article

Project Kimberley publications

Doody, J. Sean, David Rhind, Christina M. Castellano, and Michael Bass. "Rediscovery of the scaly-tailed possum (Wyulda squamicaudata) in the eastern Kimberley." Australian Mammalogy 34, no. 2 (2012): 260-262. Full Article

Lawson, Bianca, Simon Clulow, Michael J. Mahony, and John Clulow. "Towards gene banking amphibian maternal germ lines: short-term incubation, cryoprotectant tolerance and cryopreservation of embryonic cells of the frog, Limnodynastes peronii." PloS one 8, no. 4 (2013): e60760. Full Article

Potter, Sally, Dan Rosauer, J. Sean Doody, Myfanwy J. Webb, and Mark DB Eldridge. "Persistence of a potentially rare mammalian genus (Wyulda) provides evidence for areas of evolutionary refugia within the Kimberley, Australia." Conservation Genetics 15, no. 5 (2014): 1085-1094. Full Article

Soanes, Rebekah, Anne Peters, Kaspar Delhey, and Jeremiah Doody. "The Influence of Nest Site Choice and Predator Sensory Cues on Nest Success in the Crimson Finch, Neochmia phaeton." Emu (2015). Full Article

Doody, J. Sean, Hugh James, Kim Colyvas, Colin R. Mchenry, and Simon Clulow. "Deep nesting in a lizard, déjà vu devil's corkscrews: first helical reptile burrow and deepest vertebrate nest." Biological Journal of the Linnean Society (2015). Full Article

Doody, J. Sean, Hugh James, Ryan Ellis, Nick Gibson, Mitchell Raven, Stephen Mahony, David G. Hamilton, David Rhind, Simon Clulow, and Colin R. McHenry. "Cryptic and complex nesting in the yellow-spotted monitor, Varanus panoptes." Journal of Herpetology 48, no. 3 (2014): 363-370. Full Article

Doody, J. Sean, Phil Mayes, Simon Clulow, David Rhind, Brian Green, Christina M. Castellano, Domenic D’Amore, and Colin Mchenry. "Impacts of the invasive cane toad on aquatic reptiles in a highly modified ecosystem: the importance of replicating impact studies." Biological Invasions 16, no. 11 (2014): 2303-2309. Full Article

J. Sean Doody , Simon Clulow, Geoff Kay, Domenic D’Amore, David Rhind, Steve Wilson, Ryan Ellis, Christina Castellano, Colin McHenry, Michelle Quayle, Kim Hands, Graeme Sawyer, and Michael Bass. “The Dry Season Shuffle: Gorges Provide Refugia for Animal Communities in Tropical Savannah Ecosystems.” PLoS ONE 10, no.7 (2015): e0131186. Full Article

David Rhind, J. Sean Doody, Ryan Ellis, Amy Ricketts, Gavin Scott, Simon Clulow, and Colin R. McHenry. “Varanus glebopalma (black-palmed monitor) nocturnal activity and foraging.” Herpetological Review 44, no. 4 (2013): 687-688 Full Article

J. Sean Doody, Hugh James, Derek Dunlop, Domenic D’Amore, Matt Edgar, Maik Fidel, David Meadows, Christopher W. Walmsley, Simon Clulow, and Colin McHenry. “Strophurus ciliaris (northern spiny-tailed gecko) communal nesting.” Herpetological Review 44, no. 4 (2013): 685. Full Article

J. Sean Doody, Hugh James, Christopher W. Walmsley, David Rhind, Matt Edgar, Maik Fidel, Domenic D’Amore, Simon Clulow, and Colin R. McHenry. “Varanus Panoptes (Yellow-spotted Monitor). Toxic Prey Avoidance.” Herpetological Review 46, no. 1 (2015): 96-97 Full Article

David Rhind, J. Sean Doody, Rachel Pritchard, and Colin R. McHenry. “Varanus panoptes (Yellow-spotted Monitor) Cannibalism.” Herpetological Review 44, no. 3 (2013): 516-517 Full Article

Project Kimberley In Press

Doody, J. Sean, Rebekah Soanes, Christina M. Castellano, David Rhind, Brian Green, Colin McHenry, and Simon Clulow. "Invasive Toads Shift Predator-prey Densities in Animal Communities by Removing Top Predators." Ecology (2015). Pre Print