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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, Angela Fromm, Bernhard Fromm, Ivor George, Sandra Hammer, Karen Heuges, Lutz Jahrmarkt, Konstantin Kambach, Lars Litwin, Justin Mellersh, Annabelle Meyer, Willliam Neel, Claire Pritchard, , Simone Ritter, Heiko Scheibner, Florian Schlenker, Susanne Schüller, Timothy St. Clair, Ian Stewart, Natalie Striepe, Nicole Taros

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


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
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

Shark behavior and physiology, conservation physiology of aquatic species, biologging
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

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 behaviour, interactions, conservation, diving physiology
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 behaviour 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
J. Michael Reed

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

Population viability, birds, behavior, management
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
Les G. Underhill

Department of Zoology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa

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


Robert T. Barrett

Tromsø, Norway

Breeding and feeding ecology of seabirds; their responses to changes in prey fish stocks; spring migration phenology in North Norway
Malcolm Bennett

Liverpool, UK

Infectious diseases and microbioloy, host-parasite interactions, emerging infections
Luca Börger

Swansea, Wales, UK

Movement ecology, mating behaviour, statistical modelling
Colin Clubbe

Richmond, UK

Plant conservation, management of threatened plant species
Joris P. G. M. Cromsigt

Oslo, Norway

Ungulate ecology, plant-herbivore interactions, savanna ecology, consumer-resource feedback systems
Rohan Currey

Wellington, New Zealand

Conservation biology and ecology of cetaceans, quantitative assessments of human impact, threat status and population viability
Andy J. Danylchuk

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA

Marine fish ecology, marine conservation, life history theory, biotelemetry
Peter Daszak

New York, NY, USA

Conservation medicine, ecology of emerging diseases, diseases of endangered wildlife species.
Claudio diBacco

Dartmouth, NS, Canada

Dispersal and population dynamics of marine invertebrates
Kirstin Dobbs

Townsville, QLD, Australia

Marine turtle research and marine species conservation, management in multiple-use marine protected areas
David C. Duffy

Honolulu, HI, USA

Research on perturbations to natural systems caused by oil spills, emerging diseases, overharvesting, and habitat destruction in Hawaii, Alaska, Peru, South Africa and Appalachi
Tomoharu Eguchi

La Jolla, CA, USA

Population biology and statistical modeling
Joaquim Garrabou

Marseille, France

Benthic invertebrates from rocky intertidal and subtidal habitats
Andrew Gormley

Lincoln, New Zealand

Statistical ecology, mark-recapture, population viability analysis, Bayesian inference, population monitoring, decision analysis
Frances Gulland

Sausalito, CA, USA

Marine mammals
Reinhold Hanel

Kiel, Germany

Molecular phylogeny, biogeography and systematics of fish, genetic differentiation of sea mount fish, Mediterranean, sub-tropical/tropical, Baltic and North Sea fish genetics
John Harwood

St. Andrews, UK

Quantitative assessment of ecological risk particularly with respect to marine mammals and predator-prey interactions
Graeme Hays

Swansea, UK

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
Jonathan D. R. Houghton

Belfast, UK

Behavioural ecology of marine vertebrates, animal migration, biotelemetry, gelatinous zooplankton
Carlos Carreras Huergo

Sevilla, Spain

Genetics, migratory species, marine turtles, telemetry, fisheries interactions
Richard Inger

Penryn, UK

Avian ecology, particularly waterfowl, stable isotope analysis, spatial modelling
Andrew Jackson

Dublin, Ireland

Statistical and simulation modelling
Robert Jehle

Salford, UK

Amphibian population biology, conservation genetics
Tim Jessop

Parkville, VIC, Australia

Island wildlife management and conservation, captive breeding and reintroduction, and ecological impacts of introduced predators
David Johnston

Beaufort, NC, USA

Conservation ecology of marine vertebrates
Andrew Kelly

Nantwich, UK

Wildlife rehabilitation and reintroduction
Tigga Kingston

Lubbock, TX, USA

Community ecology, bats, evolutionary ecology, conservation
Karl-Hermann Kock

Hamburg, Germany

Antarctic fishes, marine mammals, marine birds
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
Cynthia Lagueux

Bluefields, Nicaragua

Sea turtle conservation
Cathy Langtimm

Gainesville, FL, USA

Population modelling of manatees
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
Nicola Nelson

Wellington, New Zealand

Conservation and reproductive biology, particularly of reptiles
Wallace J. Nichols

Davenport, CA, USA

Sea turtle conservation
Rob Ogden

Bangor, UK

Wildlife forensics and reptile conservation genetics
Andrew Parnell

Dublin, Ireland

Bayesian statistics, Markov chain Monte Carlo, multi-dimensional stochastic processes
Karl P. Phillips

Poznan, Poland

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

Chittagong, Bangladesh

Amphibian diseases, frog biology, sea turtle biology, turtle embryo development
Uwe Piatkowski

Kiel, Germany

Cephalopods and deep sea fishes
Nicolas J. Pilcher

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Marine turtle research and conservation, reproductive biology, ecology and population dynamics
Benjamin Pitcher

London, UK

Evolutionary and behavioural ecology of mammals and birds, bioacoustics
James A. Powell

Sarasota, FL, USA

Sirenians, especially in developing countries
Pei-Yuan Qian

Kowloon, Hong Kong, SAR

Microbes associated with marine seaweeds and invertebrates
Richard Reina

Clayton, VIC, Australia

Physiological ecology and conservation of marine vertebrates, effects of environmental salinity on amphibians
John Reynolds

Sarasota, FL, USA

Sirenians, particularly manatees
Vincent S. Saba

Woods Hole, MA, USA

Biological oceanography, climate change and marine ecosystems, trophic cascading, sea turtle ecology, and population modeling
Boris Schroeder

Braunschweig, Germany

Quantitative landscape ecology and spatial ecology, ecological modelling
Lisa Schwarz

Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Marine mammals, demography, Bayesian analysis, behavior
Hans Siegismund

Copenhagen, Denmark

Plant and mammal conservation genetics, statistical analysis
Ricky Spencer

Penrith, NSW, Australia

Vertebrate pest ecology, herpetology, evolutionary ecology, animal behaviour
James R. Spotila

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Physiological ecology, population ecology, endangered reptiles amphibians and fish; marine turtles, crocodilians, freshwater turtles and tortoises
Cory Suski

Urbana, Illinois, USA

Physiology, conservation and ecology
Lochran W. Traill

Johannesburg, South Africa

Applied population ecology, conservation biology, ungulate ecology
Andrew Trites

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Baleen whales, diet, minke whales, model of dietary composition
Janske van de Crommenacker

Seychelles Islands

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

Trento, Italy

Mammal conservation genetics, statistical analysis
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
Markus G. Weinbauer

Villefranche-sur-mer, France

Functional and species diversity of bacteriophages and prokaryotes; molecular tools in microbial ecology; prokaryotes on corals (marine invertebrtes)
Jessica Worthington Wilmer

South Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Molecular ecology, bats, Australian taxa
David J. Wright

Norwich, UK

Molecular ecology, population genetics, translocations and reintroductions, ornithology, vertebrates
Jeanette Wyneken

Boca Raton, FL, USA

Comparative vertebrate anatomy, energetics, behavior, reptile health, and conservation biology, Vertebrate Evolution
Christopher Zimmermann

Rostock, Germany

Pelagic marine fishes
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