Publications by: Ross A. Alford

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Yasumiba, Kiyomi, Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2016) Seasonal reproductive cycles of cane toads and their implications for control. Herpetologica, 72 (4). pp. 288-292.

Yasumiba, Kiyomi, Duffy, Richard L., Parsons, Scott A., Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2016) Rapid differentiation of sexual signals in invasive toads: call variation among populations. Scientific Reports, 6. pp. 1-7.

Yasumiba, Kiyomi, Bell, Sara, and Alford, Ross (2016) Cell density effects of frog skin bacteria on their capacity to inhibit growth of the Chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Microbial Ecology, 71 (1). pp. 124-130.

Eterovick, Paula C., Sloss, Brian L., Scalzo, José A.M., and Alford, Ross A. (2016) Isolated frogs in a crowded world: effects of human-caused habitat loss on frog heterozygosity and fluctuating asymmetry. Biological Conservation, 195. pp. 52-59.

Greenspan, Sasha E., Morris, Wayne, Warburton, Russell, Edwards, Lexie, Duffy, Richard, Pike, David, Schwarzkopf, Lin, and Alford, Ross A. (2016) Low-cost fluctuating-temperature chamber for experimental ecology. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7. pp. 1567-1574.

Trumbo, Daryl R., Epstein, Brendan, Hohenlohe, Paul A., Alford, Ross A., Schwarzkopf, Lin, and Storfer, Andrew (2016) Mixed population genomics support for the central marginal hypothesis across the invasive range of the cane toad (Rhinella marina) in Australia. Molecular Ecology, 25 (17). pp. 4161-4176.

Greenspan, Sasha E., Roznik, Elizabeth A., Schwarzkopf, Lin, Alford, Ross A., and Pike, David A. (2016) Robust calling performance in frogs infected by a deadly fungal pathogen. Ecology and Evolution, 6 (16). pp. 5964-5972.

Zozaya, Stephen M., Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2015) Invasive house geckos are more willing to use artificial lights than are native geckos. Austral Ecology, 40 (8). pp. 982-987.

Yasumiba, Kiyomi, Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2015) Why do male and female cane toads, Rhinella marina, respond differently to advertisement calls? Animal Behaviour, 109. pp. 141-147.

Hagman, Mattias, and Alford, Ross A. (2015) Patterns of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis transmission between tadpoles in a high-elevation rainforest stream in tropical Australia. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 115 (3). pp. 213-221.

Woodhams, Douglas C., Alford, Ross, Antwis, Rachael E., Archer, Holly, Becker, Matthew H. , Belden, Lisa K., Bell, Sara C., Bletz, Molly, Daskin, Joshua H., Davis, Leyla R., Flechas, Sandra V., Lauer, Antje, Gonzalez, Antonio, Harris, Reid N., Holden, Whitney M., Hughey, Myra C., Ibanez, Roberto, Knight, Rob, Kueneman, Jordan, Rabemananjara, Falitiana , Reinert, Laura K., Rollins-Smith, Louise A., Roman-Rodriguez, Franklin, Shaw, Stephanie D., Walke, Jenifer B., and McKenzie, Valerie (2015) Antifungal isolates database of amphibian skin-associated bacteria and function against emerging fungal pathogens. Ecology, 96 (2). p. 595.

Roznik, Elizabeth A., Sapsford, Sarah J., Pike, David A., Schwarzkopf, Lin, and Alford, Ross A. (2015) Condition-dependent reproductive effort in frogs infected by a widespread pathogen. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, Biological Sciences, 282. pp. 1-8.

Sapsford, Sarah J., Voordouw, Maarten J., Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2015) Infection dynamics in frog populations with different histories of decline caused by a deadly disease. Oecologia, 179 (4). pp. 1099-1110.

Roznik, Elizabeth A., Sapsford, Sarah J., Pike, David A., Schwarzkopf, Lin, and Alford, Ross A. (2015) Natural disturbance reduces disease risk in endangered rainforest frog populations. Scientific Reports, 5. pp. 1-11.

Dell, Anthony I., Zhao, Lei, Brose, Ulrich, Pearson, Richard G., and Alford, Ross A. (2015) Population and community body size structure across a complex environmental gradient. In: Pawar, Samraat, Woodward, Guy, and Dell, Anthony I., (eds.) Trait-Based Ecology: from structure to function. Advances in Ecological Research (52). Elsevier, Waltham, MA, USA, pp. 115-167.

Roznik, Elizabeth A., and Alford, Ross A. (2015) Seasonal ecology and behavior of an endangered rainforest frog (Litoria rheocola) threatened by disease. PLoS ONE, 10 (5).

Davis, Jennifer L., Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2015) Some lights repel amphibians: implications for improving trap lures for invasive species. International Journal of Pest Management, 61 (4). pp. 305-311.

Eterovick, Paula C., Bar, Luís F.F., Souza, Jorge B., Castro, Jose F.M., Leite, Felipe S.F., and Alford, Ross A. (2015) Testing the relationship between human occupancy in the landscape and tadpole developmental stress. PLoS One, 10 (3). pp. 1-15.

Sapsford, Sarah J., Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2015) Visible implant elastomer as a viable marking technique for common mistfrogs (Litoria rheocola). Herpetologica, 71 (2). pp. 96-101.

Voyles, Jamie, Johnson, Leah R., Briggs, Cheryl J., Cashins, Scott D., Alford, Ross A., Berger, Lee, Skerratt, Lee F., Speare, Rick, and Rosenblum, Erica Bree (2014) Experimental evolution alters the rate and temporal pattern of population growth in Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, a lethal fungal pathogen of amphibians. Ecology and Evolution, 4 (18). pp. 3633-3641.

Daskin, Joshua H., Bell, Sara C., Schwarzkopf, Lin, and Alford, Ross A. (2014) Cool temperatures reduce antifungal activity of symbiotic bacteria of threatened amphibians: implications for disease management and patterns of decline. PLoS ONE, 9 (6). pp. 1-9.

Manicom, Carryn, Alford, Ross, Schoener, Thomas W., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2014) Mechanisms causing variation in sexual size dimorphism in three sympatric, congeneric lizards. Ecology, 95 (6). pp. 1531-1544.

Stevenson, Lisa A., Roznik, Elizabeth A., Alford, Ross A., and Pike, David A. (2014) Host-specific thermal profiles affect fitness of a widespread pathogen. Ecology and Evolution, 4 (21). pp. 4053-4064.

Dell, Anthony I., Alford, Ross A., and Pearson, Richard G. (2014) Intermittent pool beds are permanent cyclic habitats with distinct wet, moist and dry phases. PLoS One, 9 (9). pp. 1-11.

Roznik, Elizabeth A., and Alford, Ross A. (2014) Using pairs of physiological models to estimate temporal variation in amphibian body temperature. Journal of Thermal Biology, 45. pp. 22-29.

Sapsford, Sarah J., Roznik, Elizabeth A., Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2014) Visible implant elastomer marking does not affect short-term movements or survival rates of the treefrog Litoria rheocola. Herpetologica, 70 (1). pp. 23-33.

Sapsford, Sarah J., Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2013) Elevation, temperature, and aquatic connectivity all influence the infection dynamics of the amphibian chytrid fungus in adult frogs. PLoS ONE, 8 (12). pp. 1-12.

Puschendorf, Robert, Hodgson, Lauren, Alford, Ross A., Skerratt, Lee F., and VanDerWal, Jeremy (2013) Underestimated ranges and overlooked refuges from amphibian chytridiomycosis. Diversity and Distributions, 19 (10). pp. 1313-1321.

Stevenson, Lisa A., Alford, Ross A., Bell, Sara C., Roznik, Elizabeth A., Berger, Lee, and Pike, David A. (2013) Variation in thermal performance of a widespread pathogen, the amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. PLoS ONE, 8 (9). pp. 1-14.

Rowley, Jodi J.L., and Alford, Ross A. (2013) Hot bodies protect amphibians against chytrid infection in nature. Scientific Reports, 3. pp. 1-4.

Bell, Sara C., Alford, Ross A., Garland, Stephen, Padilla, Gabriel, and Thomas, Annette D. (2013) Screening bacterial metabolites for inhibitory effects against Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis using a spectrophotometric assay. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 103 (1). pp. 77-85.

Alford, Ross A. (2013) Environmental epidemiology: fluctuating temperature effects. Nature Climate Change, 3. pp. 101-103.

Voyles, Jamie, Johnson, Leah R., Briggs, Cheryl J., Cashins, Scott D., Alford, Ross A., Berger, Lee, Skerratt, Lee F., Speare, Rick , and Rosenblum, Erica Bree (2012) Temperature alters reproductive life history patterns in Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, a lethal pathogen associated with the global loss of amphibians. Ecology and Evolution, 2 (9). pp. 2241-2249.

Roznik, Elizabeth A., and Alford, Ross A. (2012) Does waterproofing Thermochron iButton dataloggers influence temperature readings? Journal of Thermal Biology, 37 (4). pp. 260-264.

Daskin, Joshua H., and Alford, Ross A. (2012) Context-dependent symbioses and their potential roles in wildlife diseases. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, Biological Sciences, 279 (1733). pp. 1457-1465.

Iwai, Noriko, Kagaya, Takashi, and Alford, Ross A. (2012) Feeding by omnivores increases food available to consumers. Oikos, 121 (2). pp. 313-320.

Puschendorf, Robert, Alford, Ross A., and Hoskin, Conrad J. (2012) Armoured Mistfrog Litoria lorica. In: Curtis, Lee K., Dennis, Andrew J., McDonald, Keith R, Kyne, Peter M., and Debus, Stephen J.S, (eds.) Queensland's Threatened Animals. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, VIC, Australia, pp. 154-155.

Woodhams, Douglas C., Bell, Sara C., Kenyon, Nicole, Alford, Ross A., and Rollins-Smith, Louise A. (2012) Immune evasion or avoidance: fungal skin infection linked to reduced defence peptides in Australian green-eyed treefrogs, Litoria serrata. Fungal Biology, 116 (12). pp. 1203-1211.

Llewelyn, John, Bell, Kris, Schwarzkopf, Lin, Alford, Ross A., and Shine, Richard (2012) Ontogenetic shifts in a prey's chemical defences influence feeding responses of a snake predator. Oecologia, 169 (4). pp. 965-973.

Hauselberger, Kim F., and Alford, Ross A. (2012) Prevalence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection is extremely low in direct-developing Australian microhylids. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 100 (3). pp. 191-200.

Phillips, Benjamin, Puschendorf, Robert, Vanderwal, Jeremy, and Alford, Ross (2012) There is no evidence for a temporal link between pathogen arrival and frog extinctions in North-Eastern Australia. PLoS ONE, 7 (12). pp. 1-7.

Puschendorf, Robert, Alford, Ross A., Hoskin, Conrad J., and Cashins, Scott (2012) Waterfall Frog Litoria nannotis. In: Curtis, Lee K., Dennis, Andrew J., McDonald, Keith R., Kyne, Peter M., and Debus, Stephen J.S, (eds.) Queensland's Threatened Animals. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, VIC, Australia, pp. 158-159.

Alford, Ross (2011) Ecology: Bleak future for amphibians. Nature, 480 (7378). pp. 461-462.

Puschendorf, Robert, Hoskin, Conrad J., Cashins, Scott D., McDonald, Keith, Skerratt, Lee F., Vanderwal, Jeremy, and Alford, Ross A. (2011) Environmental refuge from disease-driven amphibian extinction. Conservation Biology, 25 (5). pp. 956-964.

Daskin, Joshua H., Alford, Ross A., and Puschendorf, Robert (2011) Short-term exposure to warm microhabitats could explain amphibian persistence with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. PLoS ONE, 6 (10). pp. 1-4.

Crossland, Michael R., Hearnden, Mark N., Pizzatto, Ligia, Alford, Ross A., and Shine, Richard (2011) Why be a cannibal? The benefits to cane toad, Rhinella marina [=Bufo marinus], tadpoles of consuming conspecific eggs. Animal Behaviour, 82 (4). pp. 775-782.

Llewelyn, John, Phillips, Ben L., Brown, Greg P., Schwarzkopf, Lin, Alford, Ross A., and Shine, Richard (2011) Adaptation or preadaptation: why are keelback snakes (Tropidonophis mairii) less vulnerable to invasive cane toads (Bufo marinus) than are other Australian snakes? Evolutionary Ecology, 25 (1). pp. 13-24.

Gourret, Arnaud, Alford, Ross, and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2011) Very small, light dipole harmonic tags for tracking small animals. Herpetological Review, 42 (4). pp. 522-525.

Woodhams, Douglas C., Kenyon, Nicole, Bell, Sara C., Alford, Ross A., Chen, Shuo, Billheimer, Dean, Shyr, Yu, and Rollins-Smith, Louise A. (2010) Adaptations of skin peptide defences and possible response to the amphibian chytrid fungus in populations of Australian green-eyed treefrogs, Litoria genimaculata. Diversity and Distributions, 16 (4). pp. 703-712.

Llewelyn, John, Schwarzkopf, Lin, Alford, Ross , and Shine, Richard (2010) Something different for dinner? Responses of a native Australian predator (the keelback snake) to an invasive prey species (the cane toad). Biological Invasions, 12 (5). pp. 1045-1051.

Kenyon, Nicole, Phillott, Andrea D., and Alford, Ross A. (2010) Temporal variation in dorsal patterns of juvenile green-eyed tree frogs, Litoria genimaculata (Anura: Hylidae). Herpetological Conservation and Biology, 5 (1). pp. 126-131.

Llewelyn, John, Phillips, Benjamin L., Alford, Ross A., Schwarzkopf, Lin, and Shine, Richard (2010) Locomotor performance in an invasive species: cane toads from the invasion front have greater endurance, but not speed, compared to conspecifics from a long-colonised area. Oecologia, 162 (2). pp. 343-348.

Mott, Beth, Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2010) Tropical reptiles in pine forests: assemblage responses to plantations and plantation management by burning. Forest Ecology and Management, 259 (5). pp. 916-925.

Alford, Ross A. (2010) Declines and the global status of amphibians. In: Sparling, Donald W., Linder, Greg, Bishop, Christine A., and Krest, Sherry K., (eds.) Ecotoxicology of amphibians and reptiles. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Publications . CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, pp. 13-45.

Skerratt, Lee F., Phillott, Andrea D., Cashins, Scott D., Webb, Rebecca, Puschendorf, Robert, Windmiller, Bryan, James, Rebecca, Robbins, Alison, Berger, Lee, Voyles, Jamie, Speare, Rick, Alford, Ross A., McDonald, Keith, Mendez, Diana, VanDerWal, Jeremy, and Garland, Stephen (2010) Experimental Research to Obtain a Better Understanding of the Epidemiology, Transmission and Dispersal of Amphibian Chytrid Fungus in Australian Ecosystems. Report. Australian Government Department of Environment and Heritage.

Alford, Ross A., Skerratt, Lee F., Berger, Lee, Speare, Richard, Bell, Sara, Kenyon, Nicole, Rowley, Jodi J.L., Hauselberger, Kim, Young, Sam, Voyles, Jamie, Puschendorf, Robert, Cashins, Scott, Webb, Rebecca, Campbell, Ruth, and Mendez, Diana (2010) Experimental Research to Obtain a Better Understanding of the Pathogenesis of Chytridiomycosis, and the Susceptibility and Resistance of Key Amphibian Species to Chytridiomycosis in Australia. Report. James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

Rowley, Jodi J.L., and Alford, Ross A. (2010) Models in field studies of temperature and moisture. In: Dodd, Jr, C. Kenneth, (ed.) Amphibian Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford University Press, New York, USA, pp. 387-406.

Kenyon, Nicole, Phillott, Andrea D., and Alford, Ross A. (2009) Evaluation of the photographic identification method (PIM) as a tool to identify adult Litoria Genimaculata (anura: hylidae). Herpetological Conservation and Biology, 4 (3). pp. 403-410.

Iwai, Noriko, Pearson, Richard G., and Alford, Ross A. (2009) Shredder–tadpole facilitation of leaf litter decomposition in a tropical stream. Freshwater Biology, 54 (12). pp. 2573-2580.

Voyles, Jamie L., Young, Samantha, Berger, Lee, Campbell, Craig, Voyles, Wyatt F, Dinudom, Anuwat, Cook, David, Webb, Rebecca, Alford, Ross A., Skerratt, Lee F., and Speare, Richard (2009) Pathogenesis of chytridiomycosis, a cause of catastrophic amphibian declines. Science, 326 (5952). pp. 582-585.

Llewelyn, John, Webb, Jonathan K., Schwarzkopf, Lin, Alford, Ross, and Shine, Richard (2009) Behavioural responses of carnivorous marsupials (Planigale maculata) to toxic invasive cane toads (Bufo marinus). Austral Ecology, 35 (5). pp. 560-567.

Puschendorf, Robert, Carnaval, Ana C., VanDerWal, Jeremy, Zumbado-Ulate, Héctor, Chaves, Gerardo, Bolaños, Federico, and Alford, Ross A. (2009) Distribution models for the amphibian chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Costa Rica: proposing climatic refuges as a conservation tool. Diversity and Distributions, 15 (3). pp. 401-408.

Alford, Ross A., Brown, Gregory P., Schwarzkopf, Lin, Phillips, Benjamin L., and Shine, Richard (2009) Comparisons through time and space suggest rapid evolution of dispersal behaviour in an invasive species. Wildlife Research, 36 (1). pp. 23-28.

Crossland, Michael R., Alford, Ross A., and Shine, Richard (2009) Impact of the invasive cane toad (Bufo marinus) on an Australian frog (Opisthodon ornatus) depends on minor variation in reproductive timing. Oecologia, 158 (4). pp. 652-632.

Harris, Reid N., Lauer, Antje, Simon, Mary Alice, Banning, Jenifer L., and Alford, Ross A. (2009) Addition of antifungal skin bacteria to salamanders ameliorates the effects of chytridiomycosis. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 83 (1). pp. 11-16.

Lloyd, Ray, Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2009) Chemical discrimination among predators by lizards: responses of three skink species to the odours of high and low-threat varanid predators. Austral Ecology, 34. pp. 50-54.

Rowley, Jodi J.I., and Alford, Ross A. (2009) Factors affecting interspecific variation in susceptibility to disease in amphibians. In: Heatwole, Harold, and Wilkinson, John W., (eds.) Amphibian Biology:. Volume 8: Amphibian Decline: diseases, parasites, maladies and pollution, 8 . Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, NSW, Australia, pp. 3053-3066.

Greer, Amy L., Schock, Danna M., Brunner, Jesse L., Johnson, Rebecca A., Picco, Angela M., Cashins, Scott D., Alford, Ross A., Skerratt, Lee F., and Collins, James P. (2009) Guidelines for the safe use of disposable gloves with amphibian larvae in light of pathogens and possible toxic effects. Herpetological Review, 40 (2). pp. 145-147.

Rowley, Jodi J.L., and Alford, Ross A. (2009) Movement and habitat use of the endangered Australian frog Nyctimystes dayi. Herpetological Review, 40 (1). pp. 29-32.

Blaustein, Andrew R., Alford, Ross A., and Harris, Reid N. (2009) The value of well-designed experiments in studying diseases with special reference to amphibians. EcoHealth, 6 (3). pp. 373-377.

Manicom, Carryn, Schwarzkopf, Lin, Alford, Ross A., and Schoener, Thomas W. (2008) Self-made shelters protect spiders from predation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105 (39). pp. 14903-14907.

Woodhams, Douglas C., Alford, Ross A., Briggs, Cheryl J., Johnson, Megan, and Rollins-Smith, Louise A. (2008) Life-history trade-offs influence disease in changing climates: strategies of an amphibian pathogen. Ecology, 89 (6). pp. 1627-1639.

North, Susan, and Alford, Ross A. (2008) Infection intensity and sampling locality affect Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis distribution among body regions on green-eyed tree frogs Litoria genimaculata. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 81 (3). pp. 177-188.

Cashins, Scott D., Alford, Ross A., and Skerratt, Lee F. (2008) Lethal effect of latex, nitrile, and vinyl gloves on tadpoles. Herpetological Review, 39 (3). pp. 298-301.

Cashins, Scott D., Skerratt, Lee F., and Alford, Ross A. (2008) Sodium hypochlorite denatures the DNA of the amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 80 (1). pp. 63-67.

Phillott, Andrea D., Skerratt, Lee F., McDonald, Keith R., Lemckert, Frank L., Hines, Harry B., Clarke, John M., Alford, Ross A., and Speare, Rick (2008) Toe clipping of Anurans for mark-recapture studies: acceptable if justified. That’s what we said! Herpetological Review, 39 (2). pp. 149-150.

Rowley, Jodie J.L., Chan, Simon Kin Fung, Tang, Wing Sze, Speare, Richard, Skerratt, Lee F., Alford, Ross A., Cheung, Ka Shing, Ho, Ching Yee, and Campbell, Ruth (2007) Survey for the amphibian chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Hong Kong in native amphibians and in the international amphibian trade. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 78 (2). pp. 87-95.

Woodhams, D.C., Rollins-Smith, L.A., Alford, R.A., Simon, M.A., and Harris, R.N. (2007) Innate immune defenses of amphibian skin: antimicrobial peptides and more. Animal Conservation, 10 (4). pp. 425-428.

Woodhams, D.C., Ardipradja, K., Alford, R.A., Marantelli, G., Reinert, L.K., and Rollins-Smith, L.A. (2007) Resistance to chytridiomycosis varies among amphibian species and is correlated with skin peptide defenses. Animal Conservation, 10 (4). pp. 409-417.

Schwarzkopf, L., and Alford, R.A. (2007) Acoustic attractants enhance trapping success for cane toads. Wildlife Research, 34 (5). pp. 366-370.

Rowley, Jodi J.L., and Alford, Ross A. (2007) Movement patterns and habitat use of rainforest stream frogs in northern Queensland, Australia: implications for extinction vulnerability. Wildlife Research, 34 (5). pp. 371-378.

Rowley, Jodi J.L., and Alford, Ross A. (2007) Behaviour of Australian rainforest stream frogs may affect the transmission of chytridiomycosis. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 77 (1). pp. 1-9.

Alford, Ross A., Bradfield, Kay S., and Richards, Stephen J. (2007) Global warming and amphibian losses. Arising from: J. A. Pounds et al. Nature 439, 161–167 (2006). Nature, 447. E3-E4.

Rowley, Jodi J.L., Hemingway, Valentine A., Alford, Ross A., Waycott, Michelle, Skerratt, Lee F., Campbell, Ruth, and Webb, Rebecca (2007) Experimental Infection and Repeat Survey Data Indicate the Amphibian Chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis May Not Occur on Freshwater Crustaceans in Northern Queensland, Australia. EcoHealth, 4 (1). pp. 31-36.

Rowley, Jodi J.L., Skerratt, Lee F., Alford, Ross A., and Campbell, Ruth (2007) Retreat sites of rain forest stream frogs are not a reservoir for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in northern Queensland, Australia. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 74 (1). pp. 7-12.

Daszak, Peter, Lips, Karen R., Alford, Ross, Carey, Cynthia, Collins, James P., Cunningham, Andrew, Harris, Reid, and Ron, Santiago (2007) Infectious diseases. In: Gascon, Claude, Collins, James P., Moore, Robin D., Church, Don R., McKay, Jeanne E., and Mendelson III, Joseph R., (eds.) Amphibian Conservation Action Plan. Proceedings: IUCN/SSC Amphibian Conservation Summit 2005 . World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland, pp. 21-25.

Rowley, Jodi J.L., and Alford, Ross A. (2007) Non-contact infrared thermometers can accurately measure amphibian body temperatures. Herpetological Review, 38 (3). pp. 308-316.

Rowley, Jodi J.L., and Alford, Ross A. (2007) Techniques for tracking amphibians: the effects of tag attachment, and harmonic direction finding versus radio telemetry. Amphibia-Reptilia, 28 (3). pp. 367-376.

Phillott, Andrea D., Skerratt, Lee F., McDonald, Keith R., Lemckert, Frank L., Hines, Harry B., Clarke, John M., Alford, Ross A., and Speare, Rick (2007) Toe-clipping as an acceptable method of identifying individual anurans in mark recapture studies. Herpetological Review, 38 (3). pp. 305-308.

Kusrini, Mirza Dikari, and Alford, Ross A. (2006) The application of skeletochronology to estimate ages of three species of frogs in West Java, Indonesia. Herpetological Review, 37 (4). pp. 423-425.

Mendelson III, Joseph R., Lips, Karen R., Gagliardo, Ronald W., Rabb, George B., Collins, James P., Diffendorfer, James E., Daszak, Peter, Ibáñez D., Roberto, Zippel, Kevin C., Lawson, Dwight P., Wright, Kevin M., Stuart, Simon N., Gascon, Claude, da Silva, Hélio R., Burrowes, Patricia A., Joglar, Rafael L., La Marca, Enrique, Lötters, Stefan, du Preez, Louis H., Weldon, Che, Hyatt, Alex, Rodriguez-Mahecha, Jose Vicente, Hunt, Susan, Robertson, Helen, Lock, Brad, Raxworthy, Christopher J., Frost, Darrel R., Lacy, Robert C., Alford, Ross A., Campbell, Jonathan A., Parra-Olea, Gabriela, Bolaños, Federico, Calvo Domingo, José Joaquin, Halliday, Tim, Murphy, James B., Wake, Marvalee H., Coloma, Luis A., Kuzmin, Sergius L., Price, Mark S., Howell, Kim M., Lau, Michael, Pethiyagoda, Rohan, Boone, Michelle, Lannoo, Michael J., Blaustein, Andrew R., Dobson, Andy, Griffiths, Richard A., Crump, Martha L., Wake, David B., and Brodie Jr., Edmund D. (2006) Biodiversity: confronting amphibian declines and extinctions. Science, 313 (5783). p. 48.

Kusrini, Mirza D., and Alford, Ross A. (2006) Indonesia's exports of frogs' legs. TRAFFIC Bulletin, 21 (1). pp. 13-24.

Felton, Adam, Alford, Ross A., Felton, Annika A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2006) Multiple mate choice criteria and the importance of age for male mating success in the microhylid frog, Cophixalus ornatus. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 59 (6). pp. 786-795.

Rowley, Jodi J.L., Alford, Ross A., and Skerratt, Lee F. (2006) The Amphibian Chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Occurs on Freshwater Shrimp in Rain Forest Streams in Northern Queensland, Australia. EcoHealth, 3 (1). pp. 49-52.

Lips, Karen R., Brem, Forrest, Brenes, Roberto, Reeve, John D., Alford, Ross A., Voyles, Jamie, Carey, Cynthia, Livo, Lauren, Pessier, Allan P., and Collins, James P. (2006) Emerging infectious disease and the loss of biodiversity in a Neotropical amphibian community. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 103 (9). pp. 3165-3170.

Woodhams, Douglas C., Rollins-Smith, Louise A., Carey, Cynthia, Reinert, Laura, Tyler, Michael J., and Alford, Ross A. (2006) Population trends associated with skin peptide defenses against chytridiomycosis in Australian frogs. Oecologia, 146 (4). pp. 531-540.

Alford, Ross A., Schwarzkopf, Lin, Brown, Greg, Phillips, Ben, and Shine, Richard (2006) Characteristics of Bufo marinus in old and recently established populations. In: Proceedings of the Invasive Animals CRC/CSIRO/Qld NRM&W Cane Toad Workshop, pp. 42-46. From: Invasive Animals CRC/CSIRO/Qld NRM&W Cane Toad Workshop, 5-6 June 2006, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

Carey, Cynthia, Bruzgul, Judsen E., Livo, Lauren J., Walling, Margie L., Kuehl, Kristin A., Dixon, Brenner F., Pessier, Allan P., Alford, Ross A., and Rogers, Kevin B. (2006) Experimental exposures of boreal toads (Bufo boreas) to a pathogenic Chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis). EcoHealth, 3. pp. 5-21.

Schwarzkopf, Lin, and Alford, Ross A. (2006) Increasing the effectiveness of toad traps: olfactory and acoustic attractants. In: Proceedings of the Invasive Animals CRC/CSIRO/Qld NRM&W Cane Toad Workshop, pp. 165-170. From: Invasive Animals CRC/CSIRO/Qld NRM&W Cane Toad Workshop, 5-6 June 2006, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

Williams, Yvette M., Williams, Stephen E., Alford, Ross A., Waycott, Michelle, and Johnson, Christopher N. (2006) Niche breadth and geographical range: ecological compensation for geographical rarity in rainforest frogs. Biology Letters, 2 (4). pp. 532-535.

Richards, Stephen J., Alford, Ross A., and Bradfield, Kay S. (2006) The great frog decline in Australasia: causes, developments and conservation. In: Merrick, J.R., Archer, M., Hickey, G.M., and Lee, M.S.Y., (eds.) Evolution and Biogeography of Australasian Vertebrates. Australian Scientific Publishing, Oatlands, NSW, Australia, pp. 241-252.

Hauselberger, Kim F., and Alford, Ross A. (2005) Effects of season and weather on calling in the Australian microhylid frogs Austrochaperina robusta and Cophixalus ornatus. Herpetologica, 61 (4). pp. 349-363.

Langkilde, Tracy , Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2005) No behavioural compensation for fitness costs of autotomy in a lizard. Austral Ecology, 30 (7). pp. 713-718.

Dziminski, Martin A., and Alford, Ross A. (2005) Patterns and fitness consequences of intraclutch variation in egg provisioning in tropical Australian frogs. Oecologia, 146 (1). pp. 98-109.

Woodhams, Douglas C., and Alford, Ross A. (2005) Ecology of chytridiomycosis in rainforest stream frog assemblages of tropical Queensland. Conservation Biology, 19 (5). pp. 1449-1459.

Rachowicz, Lara J., Hero, Jean-Marc, Alford, Ross A., Taylor, John W., Morgan, Jess A.T., Vredenburg, Vance T., Collins, James P., and Briggs, Cheryl J. (2005) The novel and endemic pathogen hypotheses: competing explanations for the origin of emerging infectious diseases of wildlife. Conservation Biology, 19 (5). pp. 1441-1448.

Langkilde, Tracy, Schwarzkopf, Lin, and Alford, Ross A. (2005) The function of tail displays in male rainbow skinks (Carlia jarnoldae). Journal of Herpetology, 39 (2). pp. 325-328.

Richards, Stephen J., and Alford, Ross A. (2005) Structure and dynamics of a rainforest frog (Litoria Genimaculata) population in northern Queensland. Australian Journal of Zoology, 53 (4). pp. 229-236.

Speare, Rick, Skerratt, Lee, Berger, Lee, Hines, Harry, Hyatt, Alex, Mendez, Diana, McDonald, Keith, Hero, Jean-Marc, Marantelli, Gerry, Muller, Reinhold, Alford, Ross, and Woods, Rupert (2005) A project that designs and trials a pilot survey to map the distribution of chyridomycosis (caused by the amphibian chytrid fungus) in Australian frogs. Report. Australian Government Department of Environment and Heritage.

Kavanagh, Kathryn D., and Alford, Ross A. (2003) Sensory and skeletal development and growth in relation to the duration of the embryonic and larval stages in damselfishes (Pomacentridae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 80 (2). pp. 187-206.

Kellner, James R., and Alford, Ross A. (2003) The ontogeny of fluctuating asymmetry. American Naturalist, 161 (6). pp. 931-947.

Woodhams, Douglas C., Alford, Ross A., and Marantelli, Gerry (2003) Emerging disease of amphibians cured by elevated body temperature. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 55 (1). pp. 65-67.

Langkilde, Tracy, Schwarzkopf, Lin, and Alford, Ross A. (2003) An ethogram for adult male rainbow skinks, Carlia jarnoldae. Herpetological Journal, 13. pp. 141-148.

Schwarzkopf, Lin, and Alford, Ross A. (2002) Nomadic movement in tropical toads. Oikos, 96 (3). pp. 492-506.

Seebacher, Frank , and Alford, Ross A. (2002) Shelter microhabitats determine body temperature and dehydration rates of a terrestial amphibian (Bufo marinus). Journal of Herpetology, 36 (1). pp. 69-75.

Langkilde, Tracy, and Alford, Ross A. (2002) The tail wags the frog: harmonic radar transponders affect movement behavior in Litoria lesueri. Journal of Herpetology, 36 (4). pp. 711-715.

Carey, Cynthia, Heyer, W. Ronald, Wilkinson, John, Alford, Ross A., Arntzen, J.W., Halliday, Tim, Hungerford, Laura, Lips, Karen R., Middleton, Elizabeth M., Orchard, Stan A., and Rand, A. Stanley (2001) Amphibian declines and environmental change: use of remote-sensing data to identify environmental correlates. Conservation Biology, 15 (4). pp. 903-913.

Alford, Ross A., Dixon, Philip M., and Pechmann, Joseph H.K. (2001) Global amphibian population declines. Nature, 412. pp. 499-500.

Brooke, Paris N., Alford, Ross A., and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2000) Environmental and social factors influence chorusing behaviour in a tropical frog: examining various temporal and spatial scales. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 49 (1). pp. 79-87.

Alford, Ross A., and Richards, Stephen J. (1999) Global amphibian declines: a problem in applied ecology. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, 30. pp. 133-165.

Schwarzkopf, L., and Alford, R.A. (1996) Desiccation and shelter-site use in a tropical amphibian: comparing toads with physical models. Functional Ecology, 10 (2). pp. 193-200.

Alford, Ross A. (1989) Competition between larval Rana palustris and Bufo americanus is not affected by variation in reproductive phenology. Copeia, 1989 (4). pp. 993-1000.

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