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Endangered Species Research

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Founder: Otto Kinne


Editor-in-Chief


Brendan J. Godley

Marine Turtle Research Group, Centre for Ecology and Conservation, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus, Penryn, TR10 9EZ, UK

Inter-Research Editorial Staff


Christine Paetzold

Managing Editor
John Austin

Production Editor
Linda Froome-Döring

Production Manager
Assistants to the Editors

Paul Bachem, Matthias Dirbach, Sherry Engelhardt, Catherine Fesefeldt, Ivor George, Sandra Hammer, Karen Heuges, Lutz Jahrmarkt, Konstantin Kambach, Lars Litwin, Justin Mellersh, Annabelle Meyer, Willliam Neel, Lars Nordmann, Claire Pritchard, Danka Radowska, Simone Ritter, Heiko Scheibner, Florian Schlenker, Susanne Schüller, Timothy St. Clair, Ian Stewart, Natalie Striepe, Nicole Taros, Tanja Tonn

Last edited: 28.10.2020

Editors are fully responsible for the review process of manuscripts allotted to them; they decide on acceptance or rejection of manuscripts handled by them.


Robin W. Baird

Cascadia Research, Olympia, WA 98501, USA

Marine mammals: fisheries bycatch, biologging, spatial use, population assessment, behavior, ecology
Hans Juergen Boehmer

University of the South Pacific (USP), Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment, School of Geography, Earth Science & Environment (SGESE), Laucala Bay, Suva, Fiji Islands

Plants, vegetation dynamics, disturbance ecology, biological invasions
Mike Bruford

School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3TL, UK

Conservation genetics, ex-situ conservation, reintroductions and population modelling
Nils Bunnefeld

School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK

Social-ecological systems modelling, human decision making in conservation, movement ecology, monitoring
Susana Caballero

Biological Sciences Department, Los Andes University, Bogota, Colombia

Aquatic vertebrates: conservation genetics, microbiology, biology, population structure
Ana Cañadas

Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab, A328 Levine Science Research Center, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA

Cetaceans: abundance, habitat use, ecology, conservation
Paolo Casale

Ethology Unit, Dept. of Biology, University of Pisa, Via A. Volta 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy

Marine turtle biology and conservation
B. Louise Chilvers

Wildbase, Massey University, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand

Foraging and population ecology of marine mammals
Jaume Forcada

British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ET, UK

Marine mammalogy, population biology, demography, population dynamics, population modelling, survey methods, abundance estimation, line transect sampling, mark-recapture, molecular ecology
Austin Gallagher

Beneath the Waves, Herndon, VA 20172, USA

Conservation of highly migratory species, shark ecology and behavior, satellite and acoustic telemetry, conservation physiology of fishes, fisheries interactions, predator-prey interactions, stress, hormones, risk assessment
Eric Gilman

Hawaii Pacific University, College of Natural Sciences, 3661 Loulu Street Honolulu, HI 96822, USA

Marine fisheries science and governance, ecosystem-level effects of marine capture fisheries, gear technology mitigation of fisheries bycatch, mangrove ecosystem responses to climate change and adaptation options
Matthew Godfrey

Wildlife Resource Commission, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA

Marine turtles: behaviour, physiology and conservation
Mark Hamann

School of Tropical Environmental Studies & Geography, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia

Marine and freshwater turtle reproductive biology, physiology, ecology, conservation and management
Robert G. Harcourt

Graduate School of the Environment, Faculty of Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia

Marine mammal and shark ecology
Matt Hayward

School of Environmental and Life Sciences, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia

Large terrestrial vertebrates, predation, Carnivora, marsupials, reintroduction
Sandra Hochscheid

Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Section Research Infrastructures for Marine Biological Resources, Villa Comunale, 80121 Naples, Italy

Sea turtle biology and conservation; husbandry and welfare of marine animals
Sascha K. Hooker

Sea Mammal Research Unit, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews Fife KY16 8LB, UK

Marine mammals: foraging behavior, interactions, conservation, diving physiology
Charlie Huveneers

College of Science & Engineering, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5042, Australia

Sharks: ecology and population status, vulnerability to fishing pressure, interactions with humans
Alexandros A. Karamanlidis

ARCTUROS - Civil Society for the Protection and Management of Wildlife and the Natural Environment, Thessaloniki 54624, Greece; and Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 1430 Ås, Norway

Terrestrial and marine mammals: conservation, wildlife reintroductions, population genetics; fisheries interactions, citizen science
Jeremy Kiszka

Department of Biological Sciences & Center for Coastal Oceans Research, Florida International University, North Miami, FL 33181, USA

Marine mammals, elasmobranchs, sea turtles, foraging ecology, behavior, conservation, fisheries interactions, stable isotopes
Uwe Krumme

Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries, Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institute (TI), Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries, Alter Hafen Süd 2, 18069 Rostock, Germany

Estuarine fishes, mangrove ecology
Rebecca Lewison

Department of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA

Fisheries bycatch, marine mammals, turtles and seabirds, habitat utilization, population connectivity, trophic ecology, population dynamics
Michael Mahony

Faculty of Science and Information Technology, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia

Amphibians
Helene Marsh

School of Tropical Environment Studies and Geography, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD 4811, Australia

Sirenians and wider tropical marine conservation
Eduardo Martins

Ecosystem Science and Management Program, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9, Canada

Fish ecology and conservation; movement and migration ecology, causes and consequences of intrapopulation variation in behavior and survival, population dynamics, thermal ecology, climate change effects
Clive R. McMahon

Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia

Vertebrates, Antarctica, climate change, demography
Anna I. Nekaris

Department of Anthropology, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK

Mammals: conservation, population monitoring, reintroduction, pet trade
Michael Noad

School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland – Gatton campus, Gatton, QLD 4343, Australia

Bioacoustics and behavioral ecology of marine mammals
Nicola J. Quick

Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University Marine Lab, Duke University, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA

Marine mammals: biologging, acoustic behaviour, behavioural response to noise
J. Michael Reed

Department of Biology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA

Population viability, birds, behavior, management
Richard Reina

School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia

Conservation physiology, biologging, fisheries interactions, reproductive & foraging ecology of fishes, turtles & birds
Aaron N. Rice

Center for Conservation Bioacoustics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850-1999, USA

Ecology and evolution of acoustic communication in marine animals (esp. fishes and mammals), noise pollution, human impacts, bioacoustics, passive acoustic monitoring, coral reefs
David Richardson

Centre for Evolution, Ecology and Conservation, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK

Conservation genetics, behavioral ecology, host-pathogen interactions, translocations, birds
Kartik Shanker

Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, India

Community ecology, biogeography, diversity and distributions, marine turtle biology and conservation
Sibelle Torres Vilaça

Department of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, University of Ferrara, 44121 Ferrara, Italy

Population genetics, evolution, bioinformatics, genomics, hybridization, environmental DNA, next-generation sequencing, marine & terrestrial species
Abi Tamim Vanak

Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore 560064, India

Spatial ecology and resource selection in animals; ecology and conservation of carnivores, especially in tropical ecosystems; structure and function of semi-arid savannas; predator-prey interactions and intraguild interactions between mammalian carnivores
Bryan P. Wallace

Conservation Science Partners, Inc., 5 Old Town Square, Suite 205, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA

Marine conservation, large marine vertebrates, physiological ecology, fisheries bycatch, behavior and movements, energetics, and life history ecology, with a special focus on marine turtles
Rory Wilson

Biosciences, College of Science, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, Wales, UK

Marine birds, especially diving species: swimming, feeding, telemetry
Last edited: 28.10.2020

Review Editors critically assess the scientific value of manuscripts and may advise authors in matters of manuscript presentation.


Philippe J. Bouchet

St Andrews Fife, UK

Statistical ecology, marine mammals, spatial modelling, Bayesian inference
Stefan Bräger

Stralsund, Germany

Marine mammals, aquatic birds: behavioural ecology, conservation biology
Carlos Carreras Huergo

Sevilla, Spain

Genetics, migratory species, marine turtles, telemetry, fisheries interactions
Matthew Carter

St Andrews, UK

Spatial ecology, behavioural ecology, marine mammal biology
Ing Chen

Taipei, Taiwan

Biodiversity, biogeography, molecular ecology, population genetics, phylogenetic analysis, marine mammals
Marianna Chimienti

Roskilde, Denmark

Conservation, movement ecology, bio-logging, ecophysiology, energetics, fitness, life history strategies, individual-based ecology
Colin Clubbe

Richmond, UK

Plant conservation, management of threatened plant species, invasive species, extinctions
Andy J. Danylchuk

Amherst, MA, USA

Fish ecology, fish conservation, marine conservation, life history, biotelemetry
Stephen D. Gregory

Dorset, UK

Statistical ecology, population dynamics, capture-mark-recapture, Bayesian modelling, fisheries
Graeme Hays

Burwood, VIC, Australia

Nesting ecology of sea turtles, temperature dependent sex determination, navigation and long-distance migration, physiological ecology of diving
Ellen Hines

San Francisco, CA, USA

Community-based management of sirenians in developing countries
Howard Huynh

Saint John, NB, Canada

Terrestrial mammalogy, natural history, conservation biology & genetics
Robert Jehle

Salford, UK

Amphibian population biology, conservation genetics
Billy K. Y. Kwan

Qinzhou, Guangxi, PR China

Marine invertebrates: population and habitat monitoring, foraging biology, breeding, effects of anthropogenic disturbance, ecophysiology; environmental conservation education
Peter Kyne

Darwin, NT, Australia

Conservation biology of sharks and rays, fisheries bycatch, reproductive biology, taxonomy, biogeography
Andrew Lowther

Tromsø, Norway

Marine predators, fisheries interactions, population ecology, trophic ecology, movement ecology
Sarah Marley

Portsmouth, UK

Marine mammals, animal behaviour, acoustics, human impacts
Simon Mickleburgh

London, UK

Bat conservation, policy, endangered species
Eugenia Naro-Maciel

New York, NY, USA

conservation genetics, population genetics, systematics, and DNA barcoding, with a focus on chelonians and marine species
Karl P. Phillips

Poznan, Poland

Molecular ecology, conservation genetics, sea turtle biology, evolutionary ecology of immune genes
Andrea D. Phillott

Chittagong, Bangladesh

Sea turtle, biology, conservation, embryo, nest, hatchery, hatchling fitness, early life stages
Nicolas J. Pilcher

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Marine turtle research and conservation, reproductive biology, ecology and population dynamics
Pei-Yuan Qian

Kowloon, Hong Kong, SAR

Microbes associated with marine seaweeds and invertebrates
Boris Schroeder

Braunschweig, Germany

Quantitative landscape ecology and spatial ecology, ecological modelling
Oliver N. Shipley

Albuquerque, NM, USA

Stable isotope analysis, ecological niches, community dynamics, individual level variation, elasmobranchs, teleosts
Joshua N. Smith

Perth, WA, Australia

Marine mammals: ecology, conservation, bioacoustics, behavioural ecology, bioacoustics
Dipani Sutaria

Townsville, QLD, Australia

Marine mega-fauna (sharks, mammals, turtles), animal behavior, urban ecology, conservation science and philosophy, conservation action
Janske van de Crommenacker

Groningen, The Netherlands

(Oxidative) stress, cooperative breeding, island ecology, immunology, birds
Cristiano Vernesi

San Michele all'Adige, Italy

Conservation genomics, eDNA-based biodiversity surveys, population genetics, aDNA, conservation policy
Leonardo Vignoli

Rome, Italy

Conservation ecology, behavioral ecology of terrestrial reptiles
Yutaka Watanuki

Sapporo, Japan

Foraging strategy and breeding ecology of seabirds; effects of long-term marine environmental change, including human impact, on seabirds
David J. Wright

Norwich, UK

Molecular ecology, population genetics, translocations and reintroductions, ornithology, vertebrates
Christopher Zimmermann

Rostock, Germany

Pelagic marine fishes, fisheries bycatch, remote electronic monitoring/CCTV, sustainability standards for wild fisheries products
Last edited: 28.10.2020