Scientific Papers in Refereed Journals 2012-
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732. Shine, R. 2012. Invasive species as drivers of evolutionary change: cane toads in tropical Australia. Evolutionary Applications 5:107-116.
733. Beckmann, C., and R. Shine. 2012. How many of Australia’s ground-nesting birds are likely to be at risk from the invasive cane toad (Rhinella marina)? Emu 112:83-89.
734. Somaweera, R., and R. Shine. 2012. Australian freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni) transport their hatchlings to water. Journal of Herpetology 46:407-411.
735. Somaweera, R., and R. Shine. 2012. The (non) impact of invasive cane toads on freshwater crocodiles at Lake Argyle in tropical Australia. Animal Conservation 15:152-163.
736. Crossland, M. R., and R. Shine. 2012. Embryonic exposure to conspecific chemicals suppresses cane toad growth and survival. Biology Letters 8:226-229.
737. Dubey, S., and R. Shine. 2012. Are reptile and amphibian species younger in the Northern Hemisphere than the Southern Hemisphere? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25:220-226.
738. Shine, R., and R. T. Mason. 2012. An airborne sex pheromone in snakes. Biology Letters 8:183-185.
739. Price-Rees, S. J., G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2012. Interacting impacts of invasive plants and invasive toads on native lizards. American Naturalist 179:413-422.
740. Yang, D., E. Gonzalez-Bernal, M. Greenlees, and R. Shine. 2012. Interactions between native and invasive gecko lizards in tropical Australia. Austral Ecology 37:592-599.
741. Llewellyn, D., M. B. Thompson, B. L. Phillips, G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2012. Reduced investment in immune function in invasion-front populations of the cane toad (Rhinella marina) in Australia. Biological Invasions 14:999-1008.
742. Pike, D., J. K. Webb, and R. Shine. 2012. Hot mothers, cool eggs: nest-site selection by egg-guarding spiders accommodates conflicting thermal optima. Functional Ecology 26:469-475.
743. Beckmann, C., and R. Shine. 2012. Do drivers intentionally target wildlife on roads? Austral Ecology 37:629-632.
744. Du, W-G., D. A. Warner, T. Langkilde, T. R. Robbins, and R. Shine. 2012. The roles of pre-hatching and post-hatching growth rates in generating a latitudinal cline of adult body size in the eastern fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 106:202-209.
745. Natusch, D. J. N., and R. Shine. 2012. Measuring body lengths of preserved snakes. Herpetological Review 43:34-35.
746. Amiel, J. J., and R. Shine. 2012. Hotter nests produce smarter young lizards. Biology Letters 8:372-374.
747. Shine, R., J. K. Webb, A. Lane, and R. M. Mason. 2012. Familiarity with a female does not affect a male's courtship intensity in garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis). Current Zoology 58:805-811.
748. Shine, R., T. Langkilde, and R. T. Mason. 2012. Facultative pheromonal mimicry in snakes: "she-males" attract courtship only when it is useful. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66:691-695.
749. Brischoux, F., R. Tingley, R. Shine, and H.B. Lillywhite. 2012. Salinity influences the distribution of marine snakes: Implications for evolutionary transitions to marine life. Ecography 35:994-1003.
750. Kelehear, C., G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2012. Rapid evolution of parasite life-history traits on an expanding range-edge. Ecology Letters 15:329-337.
751. Llewelyn, J., K. Bell, L. Schwarzkopf, R. A. Alford, and R. Shine. 2012. Ontogenetic shifts in a prey’s chemical defence influence feeding responses of a snake predator. Oecologia 169:965-973.
752. Shine, R. 2012. Manipulative mothers and selective forces: the interplay between reproduction and thermoregulation in reptiles. Herpetologica 68:289-298.
753. Tingley, R., M. J. Greenlees, and R. Shine. 2012. Hydric balance and locomotor performance of an anuran (Rhinella marina) invading the Australian arid zone. Oikos 121:1959-1965.
754. Pizzatto, L., and R. Shine. 2012. Lungworm infection modifies cardiac response to exercise in cane toads. Journal of Zoology 287:150-155.
755. Shine, R. 2012. Sex at the snake den: lust, deception and conflict in the mating system of red-sided gartersnakes. Advances in the Study of Behaviour (invited contribution) 44:1-51.
756. Stahlschmidt, Z., R. Shine, and D. DeNardo. 2012. The consequences of alternative parental care tactics in free-ranging pythons (Liasis fuscus) in tropical Australia. Functional Ecology 26:812-821.
757. Stahlschmidt, Z., R. Shine, and D. DeNardo. 2012. Temporal and spatial complexity of maternal thermoregulation in tropical pythons. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 85:219-230.
758. Lukoschek, V., and R. Shine. 2012. Sea snakes rarely venture far from home. Ecology and Evolution 2:1113-1121.
759. Baird, T. A., T. D. Baird, and R. Shine. 2012. Aggressive transition between alternative male social tactics in a long-lived Australian dragon (Physignathus lesueurii) living at high density. PLoS ONE 7:e41819.
760. Pike, D. A., J. K. Webb, and R. Shine. 2012. Reply to comment on “Chainsawing for conservation: ecologically informed tree removal for habitat management”. Ecological Management and Restoration 13:e12-13.
761. Kelehear, C., G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2012. Size and sex matter: infection dynamics of an invading parasite (the pentastome Raillietiella frenatus) in an invading host (the cane toad Rhinella marina). Parasitology 139:1596-1604.
762. Croak, B. M., D. A. Pike, J. K. Webb, and R. Shine. 2012. Habitat selection in a rocky landscape: experimentally decoupling the influence of retreat-site attributes from that of landscape features. PLoS ONE 7:e37982.
763. Brischoux, F., V. Rolland, X. Bonnet, M. Caillaud, and R. Shine. 2012. Effects of oceanic salinity on body condition in sea snakes. Integrative and Comparative Biology 52:235-244.
764. Kelehear, C., E. Cabrera-Guzman, and R. Shine. 2012. Inadvertent consequences of community-based efforts to control invasive species. Conservation Letters 5:360-365.
765. Pizzatto, L., and R. Shine. 2012. Typhoid Mary in the frogpond: can we use native frogs to disseminate a lungworm biocontrol for invasive cane toads? Animal Conservation 15:545-552.
766. Cabrera-Guzman, E., M. R. Crossland, and R. Shine. 2012. Predation on the eggs and larvae of invasive cane toads (Rhinella marina) by native aquatic invertebrates in tropical Australia. Biological Conservation 153:1-9.
767. Dubey, S., B. M. Croak, D. A. Pike, J. K. Webb, and R. Shine. 2012. Phylogeography and dispersal in a rock-dwelling gecko (Oedura lesueurii), and its potential implications for conservation of an endangered snake (Hoplocephalus bungaroides). BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:67.
768. Pizzatto, L., C. Kelehear, S. Dubey, D. Barton, and R. Shine. 2012. Host-parasite relationships during a biological invasion: 75 years post-invasion, cane toads and sympatric Australian frogs retain separate lungworm faunas. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48:951-961.
769. Graham, S. P., C. Kelehear, G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2012. Corticosterone-immune interactions during captive stress in invading Australian cane toads (Rhinella marina). Hormones and Behavior 62:146-153.
770. Gonzalez-Bernal, E., M. Grenlees, G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2012. Cane toads on cowpats: commercial livestock production facilitates toad invasion in tropical Australia. PLOS One 7:e49351.
771. Crossland, M. R., T. Haramura, A. A. Salim, R. J. Capon and R. Shine. 2012. Exploiting intraspecific competitive mechanisms to control invasive cane toads (Rhinella marina). Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:3436-3442.
772. Shine, R., C. Goiran, T. Shine, T. Fauvel, and F. Brischoux. 2012. Phenotypic divergence between seasnake (Emydocephalus annulatus) populations from adjacent bays of the New Caledonian lagoon. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 107:824-832.
773. Porter, R., J. Weigel, and R. Shine. 2012. Natural history of the rough-scaled python, Morelia carinata. Australian Zoologist 36:137-142.
774. Kaemper, W., J. K. Webb, M. S. Crowther, M. J. Greenlees, and R. Shine. 2013. Behaviour and survivorship of a dasyurid predator (Antechinus flavipes) in response to encounters with the toxic and invasive cane toad (Rhinella marina). Australian Mammalogy: in press.
775. Dubey, S., D. A. Pike, and R. Shine. 2013. Predicting the impacts of climate change on genetic diversity in an endangered lizard species. Climatic Change 117:319-327.
776. Price-Rees, S. J., G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2013. Spatial ecology of bluetongue lizards (Tiliqua spp.) in the Australian wet-dry tropics. Austral Ecology: in press.
777. Bohm, M. and 216 other authors. 2013. The conservation status of the world’s reptiles. Biological Conservation 157:372-385.
778. Price-Rees, S. J., J. K. Webb, and R. Shine. 2013. Reducing the impact of a toxic invader by inducing taste-aversion in an imperilled native reptile predator. Animal Conservation: in press.
779. Brown, G. P., B. Ujvari, T. Madsen, and R. Shine. 2013. Invader impact clarifies the roles of top-down and bottom-up effects on tropical snake populations. Functional Ecology 27:351-361.
780. Somaweera, R., and R. Shine. 2013. Nest-site selection by crocodiles at a rocky site in the Australian tropics: making the best of a bad lot. Austral Ecology: in press.
781. Elzer, A. L., D. A. Pike, J. K. Webb, K. Hammill, R. A. Bradstock, and R. Shine. 2013. Forest-fire regimes affect thermoregulatory opportunities for terrestrial ectotherms. Austral Ecology 38:190-198.
782. Lettoof, D. C., M. J. Greenlees, M. Stockwell, and R. Shine. 2013. Do invasive cane toads affect the parasite burdens of native Australian frogs? International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife: in press.
783. Somaweera, R., R. Shine, J. Webb, T. Dempster, and M. Letnic. 2013. Why does vulnerability to toxic invasive cane toads vary among populations of Australian freshwater crocodiles? Animal Conservation 16:86-96.
784. Tingley, R., B. L. Phillips, M. Letnic, G. P. Brown, R. Shine, and S. Baird. 2013. Identifying optimal barriers to halt the invasion of cane toads Rhinella marina in northern Australia. Journal of Applied Ecology 50:129-137.
785. Goiran, C., and R. Shine. 2013. Decline in seasnake abundance on a protected coral-reef system in the New Caledonian lagoon. Coral Reefs 32:281-284.
786. Brown, G. P., M. J. Greenlees, B. L. Phillips, and R. Shine. 2013. Road transect surveys do not reveal any consistent effects of a toxic invasive species on tropical reptiles. Biological Invasions 15:1005-1015.
787. Brischoux, F., R. Tingley, R. Shine, and H. B. Lillywhite. 2013. Behavioral and physiological correlates of the geographic distributions of amphibious sea kraits (Laticauda spp.). Journal of Sea Research 76:1-4.
788. Croak, B., J. K. Webb, and R. Shine. 2013. The benefits of habitat restoration for rock-dwelling geckos (Oedura lesueurii). Journal of Applied Ecology 50:432-439.
789. Pizzatto, L., and R. Shine. 2013. New methods in the battle against cane toads: when should we move from research to implementation? Animal Conservation 15:557-559.
790. Kelehear, C., G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2013. Invasive parasites in multiple invasive hosts: the arrival of a new host revives a stalled prior parasite invasion. Oikos: in press.
791. Brown, G., C. Kelehear, and R. Shine. 2013. The early toad gets the worm: cane toads at an invasion front benefit from higher prey availability. Journal of Animal Ecology: in press.
792. Cabrera-Guzman, E., M. R. Crossland, and R. Shine. 2013. Competing tadpoles: Australian native frogs affect invasive cane toads (Rhinella marina) in natural waterbodies. Austral Ecology: in press.
793. Goiran, C., S. Dubey, and R. Shine. 2013. Effects of season, sex and body size on the feeding ecology of turtle-headed seasnakes (Emydocephalus annulatus) on IndoPacific inshore coral reefs. Coral Reefs: in press.
794. Friesen, C. R., R. Shine, R. W. Krohmer, and R. T. Mason. 2013. Not just a chastity belt: the functional significance of mating plugs in garter snakes revisited. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society: in press.
795. Gonzalez-Bernal, E., M. J. Greenlees, G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2013. Interacting biocontrol programs: Invasive cane toads reduce rates of breakdown of cowpats by dung beetles. Austral Ecology: in press.
796. Bleach, I., C. Beckmann, G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2013. Effects of an invasive species on refuge-site selection by native fauna: the impact of cane toads on native frogs in the Australian tropics. Austral Ecology: in press.
797. Baird, T. A., T. D. Baird, and R. Shine. 2013. Showing red: male coloration signals aggressive intent in water dragons. Herpetologica: in press subject to revision.
798. Dubey, S., U. Sinsch, M. J. Dehling, M. Chevalley, and R. Shine. 2013. Population demography of an endangered lizard, the Blue Mountains Water Skink. BMC Ecology 13:4.
799. Du, W-G., X. Ji, and R. Shine. 2013. Phenotypic plasticity in embryonic development of reptiles: recent research and research opportunities in China.
Asian Herpetological Research 4:1-8.
800. Shine, R. 2013. The reptiles. Current Biology 23:R227-R231.
801. Wall, M., and R. Shine. 2013. Ecology and behaviour of Burton’s Legless Lizard (Lialis burtonis, Pygopodidae) in tropical Australia. Asian Herpetological Research 4:9-21.
802. Wall, M., M. B. Thompson, and R. Shine. 2013. Does foraging mode affect metabolic responses to feeding? A study of pygopodid lizards. Current Zoology: in press.
803. Scott, M. L., M. J. Whiting, J. K. Webb, and R. Shine. 2013. Chemosensory discrimination of social cues mediates strategic space use in small-eyed snakes, Cryptophis nigrescens (Elapidae). Animal Behaviour: in press.
804. Du, W-G., Tu, M-C., R. S. Radder and R. Shine. 2013. Can reptile embryos influence their own rates of heating and cooling? PLOS One: in press subject to revision.
805. Price-Rees, S. J., G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2013. Habitat selection by bluetongue lizards (Tiliqua, Scincidae) in tropical Australia: a study using GPS telemetry. Animal Biotelemetry: in press.
806. Shine, R. 2013. The evolution of an evolutionary hypothesis: a history of changing ideas about the adaptive significance of viviparity in reptiles. Journal of Herpetology: invited review.
807.Llewelyn, J., L. Schwarzkopf, B. L. Phillips, and R. Shine. 2013. After the crash: how do predators adjust following the invasion of a novel toxic prey type? Biological Invasions: in press subject to revision.
808. Somaweera, R., M. Brien, and R. Shine. 2013. The role of predation in shaping crocodilian natural history. Herpetological Monographs: in press.