Research Publications

 

2017:

 

  • Lawson JM, Fordham SV, O'Malley MP, Davidson LNK, Walls RHL, Heupel MR, Stevens G, Fernando D, Budziak A, Simpfendorfer CA, and Ender I, Francis MP, Notarbartolo di Sciara G, Dulvy NK, 2017. Sympathy for the devil: a conservation strategy for devil and manta rays (No. 5:e3027). PeerJ.

Full text is available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/315059287

 

  • Kularatne H and Udagedara S, 2017. First record of the Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus Boddaert, 1783 (Aves: Ciconiiformes: Ciconiidae) breeding in the lowland wet zone of Sri Lanka. Journal of Threatened Taxa9(1), pp.9738-9742.

Full text is available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/312966465


2016:

 

  • Stewart JD, Beale CS, Fernando D, Sianipar AB, Burton RS, Semmens BX and Aburto-Oropeza O, 2016. Spatial ecology and conservation of Manta birostris in the Indo-Pacific. Biological Conservation200, pp.178-183.

Full text is available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/304158349

 

  • Camargo SM, Coelho R, Chapman D, Howey-Jordan L, Brooks EJ, Fernando D, Mendes NJ, Hazin FH, Oliveira C, Santos MN and Foresti F, 2016. Structure and genetic variability of the oceanic Whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, determined using mitochondrial DNA. PloS one11(5), p.e0155623.

Full text is available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/303320009

 

  • Notarbartolo di Sciara G, Fernando D, Adnet S, Cappetta H and Jabado RW, 2016. Devil rays (Chondrichthyes: Mobula) of the Arabian Seas, with a redescription of Mobula kuhlii (Valenciennes in Müller and Henle, 1841). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

Full text is available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/301797224


2015:

 

  • Croll DA, Dewar H, Dulvy NK, Fernando D, Francis MP, Galván‐Magaña F, Hall M, Heinrichs S, Marshall A, Mccauley D and Newton KM, 2015. Vulnerabilities and fisheries impacts: the uncertain future of manta and devil rays. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.

Full text is available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/283491127

 

  • Fernando D, Perera N and Ebert DA, 2015. First record of the megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios,(Chondrichthyes: Lamniformes: Megachasmidae) from Sri Lanka, northern Indian Ocean. Marine Biodiversity Records8, p.e75.

Full text is available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/277309262

 

  • Ooi MS, Townsend KA, Bennett MB, Richardson AJ, Fernando D, Villa CA and Gaus C, 2015. Levels of arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury in the branchial plate and muscle tissue of mobulid rays. Marine pollution bulletin94(1), pp.251-259.

Full text is available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/273779156

 

  • Fernando D, 2014. Range Extension of the Bull Shark Carcharhinus Leucas (Carcharhiniformes: Carcharhinidae) to include Sri Lanka. Loris - Journal of the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka, 27 (1&2), 26-27.

Full text is available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/278049073


2014:

 

  • Morris JP, Thatje S, Ravaux J, Shillito B, Fernando D and Hauton C, 2015. Acute combined pressure and temperature exposures on a shallow-water crustacean: novel insights into the stress response and high pressure neurological syndrome. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology181, pp.9-17.

Full text is available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/269390196

 

  • Poortvliet M, Olsen JL, Croll DA, Bernardi G, Newton K, Kollias S, O’Sullivan J, Fernando D, Stevens G, Magaña FG and Seret B, 2015. A dated molecular phylogeny of manta and devil rays (Mobulidae) based on mitogenome and nuclear sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution83, pp.72-85.

Full text is available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/269169232