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Carter, K.D., J. M. Seddon, C. H. Frere, J. K. Carter, A. W. Goldizen. 2013. Fission-fusion dynamics in wild giraffes may be driven by kinship, spatial overlap and individual social preferences. Animal Behaviour, 85 (2): 385-394.

Fuller, R. A., S. Bearhop, N. B. Metcalfe, B. Neil, T. Piersma. 2013. The effect of group size on vigilance in Ruddy Turnstones Arenaria interpres varies with foraging habitat. IBIS, 155 (2): 246-257.

Rekdahl, ML; Dunlop, RA; Noad, MJGoldizen, AW (2013) Temporal stability and change in the social call repertoire of migrating humpback whales. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133 (3): 1785-1795.


Ansmann, I. C., G. J. Parra, B. L. Chilvers, J. M. Lanyon. 2012. Dolphins restructure social system after reduction of commercial fisheries. Animal Behaviour, 84 (3): 575-581.

Campbell, H. A., M.  Hewitt, M. E. Watts, S. Peverell, C. E. Franklin. 2012. Short- and long- term movement patterns in the freshwater whipray (Himantura dalyensis)  determined by the signal processing of passive acoustic telemetry data. Marine and Freshwater Research, 63(4):341-350.

Carter, A., A. Goldizen, R. Heinsohn. 2012. Personality and plasticity: temporal behavioural reaction norms in a lizard, the Namibian rock agama. Animal Behaviour, 84 (2): 471- 477.

Carter, A. J., R. Heinsohn, A. W. Goldizen, P. A. Biro. 2012. Boldness, trappability and sampling bias in wild lizards. Animal Behaviour, 83(4): 1051-1058.

Finlay-Doney, M., G. H. Walter. 2012. Behavioral responses to specific prey and host plant species by a generalist predatory coccinellid (Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant). Biological Control, 63 (3):270-278.

Finlay-Doney, M., G. H. Walter. 2012. The conceptual and practical implications of interpreting diet breadth mechanistically in generalist predatory insects. Biological Journal of The Linnean Society, 107 (4):737-763.

Garland, E. C., M. S. Lilley,  A. W. Goldizen, M. L. Rekdahl, C. Garrigue, M. J. Noad. 2012.  Improved versions of the Levenshtein distance method for comparing sequence information in animals' vocalisations: tests using humpback whale song. Behaviour, 149 (13-14): 1413- 1441.

Knight, J., Griffin, L., Dale, P., Phinn, S. 2012. Oviposition and larval habitat preferences of the saltwater mosquito, Aedes vigilax, in a subtropical mangrove forest in Queensland, Australia. Journal of Insect Science, 12: 6.

Madden, J. R., C. Dingle, J. Isden, J. Sparteld, A. W. Goldizen, J. A. Endler. 2012. Male spotted  bowerbirds propagate fruit for use in their sexual display. Current Biology, 22 (8): R264- R265.

Marshell, A., P. J. Mumby. 2012. Revisiting the functional roles of the surgeonfish Acanthurus nigrofuscus and Ctenochaetus striatus. Coral Reefs, 31 (4): 1093-1101.

Oates, J., A. Manica, R. Bshary, A. S. Grutter. 2012. Relationship between roving behaviour and the diet and client composition of the cleaner fish Labroides bicolor. Journal of Fish Biology, 81 (1):210-219.

Raihani, N. J., A. I. Pinto, A. S. Grutter, S. Wismer, and R. Bshary. 2012. Male cleaner wrasses adjust punishment of female partners according to the stakes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 279:365-370.

Soares, M. C., R. Bshary, R. Mendonca, A. S. Grutter, R. F. Oliveira. 2012. Arginine vasotocin regulation of interspecific cooperative behaviour in a cleaner fish. PLOS One, 7 (7): 10.1371


Alton, L. A., R. S. Wilson, and C. E. Franklin. 2011. A small increase in UV-B increases the susceptibility of tadpoles to predation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 278:2575-2583.

Bshary, R., R. F. Oliveira, and A. S. Grutter. 2011. Short-term variation in the level of cooperation in the cleaner wrasse Labroides dimidiatus: Implications for the role of potential stressors. Ethology 117:246-253.

Ellis, W., F. Bercovitch, S. FitzGibbon, P. Roe, J. Wimmer, A. Melzer, and R. Wilson. 2011. Koala bellows and their association with the spatial dynamics of free-ranging koalas. Behavioral Ecology 22:372-377.

Fitzgibbon, S. I., R. S. Wilson, and A. W. Goldizen. 2011. The behavioural ecology and population dynamics of a cryptic ground-dwelling mammal in an urban Australian landscape. Austral Ecology 36:722-732.

Grutter, A. S., J. G. Rumney, T. Sinclair-Taylor, P. Waldie, and C. E. Franklin. 2011b. Fish mucous cocoons: the 'mosquito nets' of the sea. Biology Letters 7:292-294.

Gutteridge, A. N., M. B. Bennett, C. Huveneers, and I. R. Tibbetts. 2011. Assessing the overlap between the diet of a coastal shark and the surrounding prey communities in a sub-tropical embayment. Journal of Fish Biology 78:1405-1422.

Hayes, P. M., N. J. Smit, A. S. Grutter, and A. J. Davies. 2011. Unexpected response of a captive blackeye thicklip, Hemigymnus melapterus (Bloch), from Lizard Island, Australia, exposed to juvenile isopods Gnathia aureamaculosa Ferreira & Smit. Journal of Fish Diseases 34:563-566.

Johnson, M. L., P. M. Schenk, B. W. Cribb, C. Moore, L. E. Perkins, and M. P. Zalucki. 2011. Is the effect of priming plants, and a functional JAR1, negligible on the foraging behaviour and development of a generalist lepidopteran, Helicoverpa armigera? Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata 141:78-87.

Pereira, C. M., D. T. Booth, and C. J. Limpus. 2011. Locomotor activity during the frenzy swim: analysing early swimming behaviour in hatchling sea turtles. Journal of Experimental Biology 214:3972-3976.

Pinto, A., J. Oates, A. Grutter, and R. Bshary. 2011. Cleaner wrasses Labroides dimidiatus are more cooperative in the presence of an audience. Current Biology 21:1140-1144.

Soares, M. C., R. F. Oliveira, A. F. H. Ros, A. S. Grutter, and R. Bshary. 2011. Tactile stimulation lowers stress in fish. Nature Communications 2: 534.

Walter, G. M., V. O. van Uitregt, and R. S. Wilson. 2011. Social control of unreliable signals of strength in male but not female crayfish, Cherax destructor. Journal of Experimental Biology 214:3294-3299.


Booth, D. T. 2010. The natural history of nesting in two Australian freshwater turtles. Australian Zoologist 35:198-203.

Campbell, H. A., R. G. Dwyer, M. Gordos, and C. E. Franklin. 2010a. Diving through the thermal window: implications for a warming world. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 277:3837-3844.

Campbell, H. A., S. Sullivan, M. A. Read, M. A. Gordos, and C. E. Franklin. 2010b. Ecological and physiological determinants of dive duration in the freshwater crocodile. Functional Ecology 24:103-111.

Campbell, H. A., M. E. Watts, S. Sullivan, M. A. Read, S. Choukroun, S. R. Irwin, and C. E. Franklin. 2010c. Estuarine crocodiles ride surface currents to facilitate long-distance travel. Journal of Animal Ecology 79:955-964.

Cameron, S. F. and R. S. Wilson. 2010. Can temperature drive the intensity of male-male competition across a latitudinal cline? Integrative and Comparative Biology 50:E23-E23.

Carter, A. J., A. W. Goldizen, and S. A. Tromp. 2010. Agamas exhibit behavioral syndromes: bolder males bask and feed more but may suffer higher predation. Behavioral Ecology 21:655-661.

Condon, C. H., S. F. Chenoweth, and R. S. Wilson. 2010. Zebrafish take their cue from temperature but not photoperiod for the seasonal plasticity of thermal performance. Journal of Experimental Biology 213:3705-3709.

Ellis, W. A., S. I. Fitzgibbon, P. Roe, F. B. Bercovitch, and R. Wilson. 2010. Unraveling the mystery of koala vocalisations: acoustic sensor network and GPS technology reveals males bellow to serenade females. Integrative and Comparative Biology 50:E49-E49.

Hancox, D., C. J. Hoskin, and R. S. Wilson. 2010. Evening up the score: sexual selection favours both alternatives in the colour-polymorphic ornate rainbowfish. Animal Behaviour 80:845-851.

Favreau, F.-R., A. W. Goldizen, and O. Pays. 2010. Interactions among social monitoring, anti-predator vigilance and group size in eastern grey kangaroos. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 277:2089-2095.

Petoe, M. A., A. P. Bradley, and W. J. Wilson. 2010. Spectral and synchrony differences in auditory brainstem responses evoked by chirps of varying durations. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 128:1896-1907.

Pratt, K. L., H. A. Campbell, M. E. Watts, and C. E. Franklin. 2010. Environmental and ecological factors influencing dive behaviour in the freshwater snake Acrochordus arafurae: a field-based telemetric study. Marine and Freshwater Research 61:560-567.

Raihani, N. J., A. S. Grutter, and R. Bshary. 2010. Punishers benefit from third-party punishment in fish. Science 327:171-171.

Shelomi, M., L. E. Perkins, B. W. Cribb, and M. P. Zalucki. 2010. Effects of leaf surfaces on first-instar Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) behaviour. Australian Journal of Entomology 49:289-295.

Tree, D. J., L. A. Mound, and G. H. Walter. 2010. Fungal spore-feeding by adult and larval Mecynothrips hardyi (Priesner) (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae). Journal of Natural History 44:307-316.

Zahiri, B., Y. Fathipour, M. Khanjani, S. Moharramipour, and M. P. Zalucki. 2010a. Modeling demographic response to constant temperature in Hypera postica (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 103:292-301.

Zahiri, B., Y. Fathipour, M. Khanjani, S. Moharramipour, and M. P. Zalucki. 2010b. Preimaginal development response to constant temperatures in Hypera postica (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): picking the best model. Environmental Entomology 39:177-189.


Burfeind, D. D., I. R. Tibbetts, and J. W. Udy. 2009a. Grazing rates of Elysia tomentosa on native and introduced Caulerpa taxifolia. Hydrobiologia 632:355-358.

Burfeind, D. D., I. R. Tibbetts, and J. W. Udy. 2009b. Habitat preference of three common fishes for seagrass, Caulerpa taxifolia, and unvegetated substrate in Moreton Bay, Australia. Environmental Biology of Fishes 84:317-322.

Carter, A. J., S. L. Macdonald, V. A. Thomson, and A. W. Goldizen. 2009a. Structured association patterns and their energetic benefits in female eastern grey kangaroos, Macropus giganteus. Animal Behaviour 77:839-846.

Carter, A. J., O. Pays, and A. W. Goldizen. 2009b. Individual variation in the relationship between vigilance and group size in eastern grey kangaroos. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64:237-245.

Cheney, K. L., A. S. Grutter, S. P. Blomberg, and N. J. Marshall. 2009. Blue and yellow signal cleaning behavior in coral reef fishes. Current Biology 19:1283-1287.

Christiansen, N. A., S. Ward, S. Harii, and I. R. Tibbetts. 2009. Grazing by a small fish affects the early stages of a post-settlement stony coral. Coral Reefs 28:47-51.

Clark, N. J., M. A. Gordos, and C. E. Franklin. 2009. Implications of river damming: the influence of aquatic hypoxia on the diving physiology and behaviour of the endangered Mary River turtle. Animal Conservation 12:147-154.

Favreau, F.-R., P. J. Jarman, A. W. Goldizen, A.-L. Dubot, S. Sourice, and O. Pays. 2009. Vigilance in a solitary marsupial, the common wombat (Vombatus ursinus). Australian Journal of Zoology 57:363-371.

Fogelman, R. M., A. M. Kuris, and A. S. Grutter. 2009. Parasitic castration of a vertebrate: Effect of the cymothoid isopod, Anilocra apogonae, on the five-lined cardinalfish, Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus. International Journal for Parasitology 39:577-583.

Franklin, C. E., M. A. Read, P. G. Kraft, N. Liebsch, S. R. Irwin, and H. A. Campbell. 2009. Remote monitoring of crocodilians: implantation, attachment and release methods for transmitters and data-loggers. Marine and Freshwater Research 60:284-292.

Hoang Minh, D., G. S. Baxter, and M. J. Page. 2009. Diet of Pygathrix nigripes in Southern Vietnam. International Journal of Primatology 30:15-28.

Ischer, T., K. Ireland, and D. T. Booth. 2009. Locomotion performance of green turtle hatchlings from the Heron Island Rookery, Great Barrier Reef. Marine Biology 156:1399-1409.

Klose, S. M., J. A. Welbergen, A. W. Goldizen, and E. K. V. Kalko. 2009. Spatio-temporal vigilance architecture of an Australian flying-fox colony. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63:371-380.

Krueck, N. C., C. A. Chargulaf, U. Saint-Paul, and I. R. Tibbetts. 2009. Early post-settlement habitat and diet shifts and the nursery function of tidepools during Sillago spp. recruitment in Moreton Bay, Australia. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 384:207-219.

Lammers, J. H., K. Warburton, and B. W. Cribb. 2009a. Anti-predator strategies in relation to diurnal refuge usage and exploration in the australian freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium australiense. Journal of Crustacean Biology 29:175-182.

Lammers, J. H., K. Warburton, and B. W. Cribb. 2009b. Diurnal refuge competition in the freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium australiense. Journal of Crustacean Biology 29:476-483.

Pays, O., A.-L. Dubot, P. J. Jarman, P. Loisel, and A. W. Goldizen. 2009a. Vigilance and its complex synchrony in the red-necked pademelon, Thylogale thetis. Behavioral Ecology 20:22-29.

Pays, O., M. Goulard, S. P. Blomberg, A. W. Goldizen, E. Sirot, and P. J. Jarman. 2009b. The effect of social facilitation on vigilance in the eastern gray kangaroo, Macropus giganteus. Behavioral Ecology 20:469-477.

Pratt, K. L. and C. E. Franklin. 2009. Predator or prey? The dive response to aerial and aquatic predators of Arafura filesnakes. Australian Journal of Zoology 57:423-428.

Pratt, K. L., R. S. Wilson, S. P. Blomberg, and C. E. Franklin. 2009. Diving and digestion - the effect of an elevated metabolic rate on submergence in an aquatic ectotherm. Integrative and Comparative Biology 49:E138-E138.

Takeuchi, H., M. P. Zalucki, and M. J. Furlong. 2009. Crocidolomia pavonana larval foraging: behavior and feeding site preferences on cabbage, Brassica oleracea. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata 133:154-164.

Van Uitregt, V. O., R. S. Wilson, and T. Hurst. 2009. Costs and benefits of predator induced behaviour in larvae of the urban mosquito (Aedes notoscriptus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative Physiology 153A:S158-S158.