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Do introduced apex predators suppress introduced mesopredators? a multiscale spatiotemporal study of dingoes and feral cats in Australia suggests not.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Fancourt, B. A. & Cremasco, P. & Wilson, C. & Gentle, M. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of apex predators in structuring ecosystems through the suppression of mesopredator activity and abundance is receiving increasing attention,...

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Habitat-specific effectiveness of feral cat control for the conservation of an endemic ground-nesting bird species.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Oppel, S. & Burns, F. & Vickery, J. & George, K. & Ellick, G. & Leo, D. & Hillman, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive non-native species are one of the greatest drivers of the loss of biodiversity world-wide. Consequently, removing or controlling invasive pre...

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Virus-vectored immunocontraception to control feral cats on islands: a mathematical model.

Published online: 10 Apr 2002

Authors: Courchamp, F. & Cornell, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Feral cats Felis catus[Felis silvestris] introduced onto oceanic islands pose a major ecological threat to endemic vertebrates, but their control i...

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Effects of predator control on behaviour of an apex predator and indirect consequences for mesopredator suppression.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Brook, L. A. & Johnson, C. N. & Ritchie, E. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apex predators can benefit ecosystems through top-down control of mesopredators and herbivores. However, apex predators are often subject to lethal co...

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Effects of feline panleucopaenia on the population characteristics of feral cats on Marion Island.

Published online: 02 Mar 1988

Authors: Rensburg, P. J. J. van & Skinner, J. D. & Aarde, R. J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Virulent virus was introduced in 1977 to a feral cat population on the 290-km2 Marion Island, South Africa, where the cats were killing some 450 000 p...

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Participation for protection: how collaboration between local communities, government agencies, and researchers can protect native species from invasive species.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Caceres-Escobar, H. & Kark, S. & Atkinson, S. C. & Possingham, H. P. & Davis, K. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article describes a six-step framework that includes local ecological, economic and social knowledge to select the best management strategies to ...

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Evaluation of camera placement for detection of free-ranging carnivores; implications for assessing population changes.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Geyle, H. M. & Stevens, M. & Duffy, R. & Greenwood, L. & Nimmo, D. G. & Sandow, D. & Thomas, B. & White, J. & Ritchie, E. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Introduced carnivores are often cryptic, making it difficult to quantify their presence in ecosystems, and assess how this varies in relation to manag...

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Reversing the effects of evolutionary prey naiveté through controlled predator exposure.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Ross, A. K. & Letnic, M. & Blumstein, D. T. & Moseby, K. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Inappropriate anti-predator responses (naiveté) towards introduced predators is a key factor contributing to the extinction and endangerment of prey s...

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Eradicating abundant invasive prey could cause unexpected and varied biodiversity outcomes: the importance of multispecies interactions.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Lurgi, M. & Ritchie, E. G. & Fordham, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abundant and widely distributed invasive prey can negatively affect co-occurring native species by competing for food and/or shelter, removing vegetat...

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Niche overlap between marsupial and eutherian carnivores: does competition threaten the endangered spotted-tailed quoll?

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Glen, A. S. & Dickman, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The significance of top-down regulation by carnivores is receiving increasing global recognition. As a consequence, key objectives in many programmes ...

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