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Alumni Publications 2020

June 11, 2020

Please find below a list of our alumni publications featured in our 2020 newsletter issues.

Issue: December 2020

Akash, M., Chowdhury, U. F., Reza, R. N., Howlader, D. C., Islam, M. R., & Khan, H. (2020a). On the reappearance of the Indian grey wolf in Bangladesh after 70 years: what do we know? Mammalian Biology 1-9.

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Akash, M., Tabassum, A., Shafi, S. M., & Biswas, J. (2020). Four new records of crabs (Brachyura, Dorippidae, Galenidae, Portunidae, Xanthidae) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. Crustaceana, 93(8), 867-879.

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Alvarez-Grzybowska, E., Urbina-Cardona, N., Córdova-Tapia, F., & Garcıa, A. (2020). Amphibian communities in two contrasting ecosystems: functional diversity and environmental filters. Biodiversity and Conservation, 29, 2457–2485.

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Barman, P.D., Sharma, D.K., Cockrem, J., Malakar, M., Kakati, B., Melvin, T. (2020). Saving the Greater Adjutant Stork by Changing Perceptions and Linking to Assamese Traditions in India. Ethnobiology Letters11(2), 20-29.

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Hakim, J., Trageser, S.J., Ghose, A., Das, K., Rashid, S.M.A., Rahman, S.C. (2020) Amphibians and reptiles from Lawachara National Park in Bangladesh. Check List 16(5): 1239-1268.

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Marroquín-Páramo, J. A., Suazo-Ortuño, I., Urbina-Cardona, N., & Benítez-Malvido, J. (2021). Cumulative effects of high intensity hurricanes on herpetofaunal assemblages along a tropical dry forest chronosequence. Forest Ecology and Management, 479, 118505.

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Ramírez‐Mejía, A. F., Urbina‐Cardona, J. N., & Sánchez, F. (2020). Functional diversity of phyllostomid bats in an urban–rural landscape: A scale‐dependent analysis. Biotropica 00: 1– 15.

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Roach, N. S., Urbina-Cardona, N., & Lacher Jr, T. E. (2020). Land cover drives amphibian diversity across steep elevational gradients in an isolated neotropical mountain range: Implications for community conservation. Global Ecology and Conservation, 22, e00968.

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Tyabji, Z., Wagh, T., Patankar, V., Jabado, R.W., and Sutaria, D. (2020). Catch composition and life history characteristics of sharks and rays (Elasmobranchii) landed in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. PLOS One, 15(10): e0231069.

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van der Ploeg, J., Sukulu, M., Govan, H., Minter, T., Eriksson, H. (2020). Sinking Islands, Drowned Logic; Climate Change and Community-Based Adaptation Discourses in Solomon Islands. Sustainability, 12, 7225.

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Watling, J. I., Arroyo‐Rodríguez, V., Pfeifer, M., Baeten, L., Banks‐Leite, C., Cisneros, L. M., ... & Lens, L. (2020). Support for the habitat amount hypothesis from a global synthesis of species density studies. Ecology Letters, 23(4), 674-681.

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Issue: August 2020

Acevedo, A. A., Armesto, O., & Palma, E. (2020). Two new species of Pristmantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) with notes on the distribution of the genus in northeastern Colombia. Zootaxa, 4750 (4): 499-523.

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Aditya, V., Pasul, Y., & Thyagarajan, G. (2020). On the occurrence of Honey Badger Mellivora capensis (Mammalia: Carnivora: Mustelidae) in the northern Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa12(5), 15661-15663. https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5162.12.5.15661-15663

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Andriantsimanarilafy, R. R., Randrianantoandro J. C. & Andrihery S. (2020). Calumma tarzan: Density. Herpetol. Rev. 51(1): 122. 

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Baptista, N.L., António, T., & Branch W.R. (2019). The herpetofauna of Bicuar National Park and surroundings, southwestern Angola: a preliminary checklist. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, 13(2): 96-130.

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Campbell, E., Mangel, J.C., Alfaro-Shigueto, J., Mena, J.L., Thurstan, R.H. & Godley, B.J. (2020) Coexisting in the Peruvian Amazon: Interactions between fisheries and river dolphins. Journal for Nature Conservation, 56, 125859.

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Costa-Araújo R., Regolin A. L, Martelo F., Souza-Alves J. P., Hrbek T., Ribeiro M. C. (2020). Occurrence and conservation of the Vulnerable titi monkey Callicebus melanochir in fragmented landscapes of the Atlantic forest hotspot. Oryx (in press)

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Das, D.K., Galib, A.J., Khandakar, N., Rohman, M.H., & Reza, A.H.M.A. (2020). Activity budget of wintering Indian Skimmer (Rynchops albicollis) at Damar Char, Bangladesh. Marine Ornithology 48: 119–123.

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Giridhar Malla (author and illustrator) & Paromita Ray (narrator). (2020). "Moon and the Little Fishing Cat" comic book.

"This story is of a fishing cat kitten's journey into the wild as she begins to explore the world around her. This story allows you to learn about the relationship of every living being with nature while giving you an insight into the world of a little known wild cat species."

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Gong, Y., Wen, G., Jiang, J., & Xie, F. (2020). Codon bias analysis may be insufficient for identifying host(s) of a novel virus. Journal of Medical Virology (Letter to the Editor) First published: 07 May 2020 https://doi.org/10.1002/jmv.25977

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Hunowu, I., Patandung, A., Pusparani, W., et al. (2019). New insights into Sulawesi's apex predator: the Sulawesi civet Macrogalidia musschenbroekii. Oryx, 1-4. doi:10.1017/S0030605319000723

Featured in an Oryx blog.

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Kadagi, N. I., Wambiji, N., & Swisher, M. E. (2020). Potential for conflicts in recreational and artisanal billfish fisheries on the coast of Kenya. Marine Policy117, 103960.

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Kadagi, N.I., Lien, Z., Hendrix, C. (2020). Fisheries Management: A Possible Venue for Navigating Fisheries Conflicts in the Indian OceanNewsecuritybeat (Article).

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Miranda, R. J., Nunes, J. A. C. C., Creed, J. C., Barros, F., Macieira, R. M. M., Santos, R. G., ... & Pereira, P. H. C. (2020). Brazil policy invites marine invasive species. Science, 368 (6490), pp. 481.

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Okafor-Yarwood, I., Kadagi, N. I., Miranda, N., Uku, J., Elegbede, I. O. & Adewumi, I. J., (2020). The blue economy - cultural livelihood - ecosystem conservation triangle: the African experienceFrontiers in Marine Science.

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Paudel, K., Potter, G.R., Phelps, J. (2019). Conservation enforcement: Insights from people incarcerated for wildlife crimes in Nepal. Conservation Science and Practice, 2:e137.

Covered in Scientific American. One of the top downloaded articles for Conservation Science and Practice in 2019.

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Seiha, H., Vireak, S., Saveng, I., & Bunyeth, C. (2019). Rediscovery of the Critically Endangered giant land snail Bertia cambojiensis (Reeve, 1860) in Cambodia. Cambodian Journal of Natural History, 2019(2), 128–130.

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Sierra-Huelsz, J. A., Fernández, P. G., Binnqüist, C. L., Guibrunet, L., & Ellis, E. A. (2020). Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Community Forest Management: Evolution and Limitations in Mexican Forest Law, Policy and Practice. Forests11(4), 403.

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Supsup, C.E., Asis, A.A., Carestia, U.V. Jr, et al. (2020). Variation in species richness, composition and herpetological community structure across a tropical habitat gradient of Palawan Island, Philippines. Herpetozoa, 33, 95-111.

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Zakir, T., Debbarma, H., & Akash, M. (2020). Dhole Cuon alpinus in Satchari National Park: on the first verifiable evidence from northeast Bangladesh. Mammalia (published online ahead of print). doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/mammalia-2019-0050.

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Issue: May 2020

Sales, N. G., Kaizer, M. D. C., Coscia, I., Perkins, J. C., Highlands, A., Boubli, J. P., ... & Mcdevitt, A. D. (2020). Assessing the potential of environmental DNA metabarcoding for monitoring Neotropical mammals: a case study in the Amazon and Atlantic Forest, Brazil. Mammal Review

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Silvestre, S. M., Calle-Rendón, B. R., Toledo, J. J. de, & Hilário, R. R. (2020). Drivers of hunting in the savannahs of Amapá: implications for conservation. Oryx: The International Journal of Conservation, 1–7.

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Vahalik, P., Patocka, Z., Drapela, K., Habrova, H., et al (2020). The conservation status and population mapping of the endangered Dracaena serrulata in the Dhofur Mountains, Oman. Forests, 11(3), 322.