Dr Janet Lanyon
Conservation, biology and ecology of large marine vertebrates
Current research interests:
Population ecology of marine turtles, dugongs and leopard sharks
Feeding ecology of marine reptiles: sea turtles and sea snakes
Diving patterns of air-breathing vertebrates
Impacts of large vertebrates on the marine system
Hunter ME, Broderick D, Ovenden JR, Tucker KC, Bonde RK, McGuire PM and Lanyon JM (2009) Cross-species comparison of Australian dugong and Florida manatee microsatellite loci and the characterization of highly informative marker-panels. Molecular Ecology Resources (in press)
Lanyon JM, Sneath HL, Blyde D, Bonde RK & Long T (2010) Physiological response of wild dugongs (Dugong dugon) to out-of-water sampling for health assessment. Aquatic Mammals (in press)
Lanyon JM, Sneath HL, Ovenden JR, Broderick D & Bonde RK (2009) Sexing Sirenians: Validation of Visual and Molecular Sex Determination in both Wild Dugongs (Dugong dugon) and Florida Manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Aquatic Mammals, 35 (2): 187-192.
Dudgeon CL, Noad MJ, and Lanyon JM (2008) Abundance and demography of zebra sharks Stegostoma fasciatum within a seasonal aggregation in southeast Queensland, Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series: 368:269-281.
McHale M, Broderick D, Ovenden JR, Lanyon JM (2008) A multiplexed PCR assay for gender assignment in dugong (Dugong dugon) and West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus). Molecular Ecology Notes 8: 669-670.