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Dudgeon CL, Lanyon JM & Semmons JM (2013) Seasonality and site-fidelity of the zebra shark Stegostoma fasciatum in southeast Queensland, Australia. Animal Behaviour 85: 471-481.

Ansmann IC, Parra GJ, Chilvers BL & Lanyon JM (2013) Dolphins restructure social system after reduction of commercial fisheries Animal Behaviour 84: 575-581.

Ansmann IC, Parra GJ, Lanyon JM & Seddon JM (2012) Fine-scale genetic population structure in a mobile marine mammal: inshore bottlenose dolphins in Moreton Bay, Australia. Molecular Ecology 21, 4472-4485.

Burgess EA, Lanyon JM & Keeley T (2012) Testosterone and tusks: maturation and seasonal reproductive patterns of live, free-ranging male dugongs (Dugon dugon) in a subtropical population. Reproduction 143: 1-16.

Burgess EA, Lanyon JM, Brown JL, Blyde D & Keeley T (2012) Diagnosing pregnancy in free-ranging dugongs using fecal progesterone metabolite concentrations and body morphometrics: a population application. General and Comparative Endocrinology 177: 82-92.

Eigeland KA, Lanyon JM, Trott, DJ, Ouwerkerk, D, Blanshard WH, Milinovich GJ, Gulino L-M, Martinez E & Klieve AV (2012) Bacterial community structure in the hindgut of wild and captive dugongs. Aquatic Mammals 38: 402-411.

Lanyon JM, Sneath HL & Long T (2012) Evaluation of exertion and capture stress in serum of wild dugongs, Dugong dugon. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 43(1): 20-32.

Lanyon JM, Sneath HL & Long T (2010) Three skin sampling methods for molecular characterisation of free-ranging dugong (Dugong dugon) populations. Aquatic Mammals 36 (3): 298-306. Download pdf version

Kellogg Hunter M, Broderick D, Ovenden JR, Tucker KP, Bonde RK, McGuire PM, Lanyon JM (2010) Characterization of highly informative cross-species microsatellite panels for the Australian dugong (Dugong dugon) and Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) including five novel primers. Molecular Ecology Resources 10: 368-377. Download pdf version

Lanyon JM, Sneath HL, Long T & Bonde RK (2010) Physiological response of wild dugongs (Dugong dugon) to out-of-water sampling for health assessment. Aquatic Mammals 36 (1): 46-58. Download pdf version

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.

Lanyon JM, Sneath HL, Blyde D, Long T & Bonde RK (2009) Physiological response of wild dugongs (Dugong dugon) to sampling for health assessment. Abstract, Australasian Regional Association of Zoological Parks and Aquaria Conference, Gold Coast, 22-26 March 2009.

Burgess EA, Blanshard W, Keeley T and Lanyon JM (2009) Reproductive hormone monitoring of captive dugongs. Abstract, Australasian Regional Association of Zoological Parks and Aquaria Conference, Gold Coast, 22-26 March 2009.

Dudgeon CL, Noad MJ, and Lanyon JM (2008) Abundance and demography of a seasonal aggregation of zebra sharks Stegostoma fasciatum. 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 Journal Info. Download pdf version

McHale M, Broderick D, Ovenden J, and Lanyon JM (2007) A PCR assay for gender assignment in dugong (Dugong dugon) and West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus). Molecular Ecology Notes. doi: 10.1111/j. 1471-8286.2007.02041.x. Download pdf version

Kuiper-Linley M, Lanyon JM and Johnson CR (2007) Effects of simulated green turtle re-grazing on seagrass composition, growth and nutritional status in Moreton Bay, south-east Queensland. Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 58: 492-503. Download pdf version

Dudgeon CL, Feldheim K, Schick M, Ovenden JR (in press) Polymorphic microsatellite loci for the zebra shark Stegostoma fasciatum. Molecular Ecology Notes. doi: 1111/j. 1471-8286.2006.01442.x. Download pdf version

Skilleter GA, Wegsheidl C and Lanyon JM (2007) Effects of Grazing by a Marine Mega-Herbivore on Benthic Assemblages in a Subtropical Seagrass Bed. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 351: 287-300. Download pdf version

Broderick D, Ovenden J,  Slade R and Lanyon J (2007) Characterisation of 26 new microsatellite loci in the Dugong (Dugong dugon). Molecular Ecology Notes. Journal Info. Download pdf version

Burgess EA, Booth DT and Lanyon JM (2006) Swimming performance of hatchling green turtles is affected by incubation temperature. Coral Reefs 25:341-349. DOI 10.1007/s00338-006-0116-7. Download pdf version

Lanyon JM, Newgrain K and Teuku Sahir SA (2006) Estimation of water turnover rate in captive dugongs (Dugong dugon). Aquatic mammals 32 (1): 103-108. Download pdf version

Lanyon JM & Sanson GD (2006) Mechanical disruption of seagrass in the digestive tract of the dugong. Journal of Zoology London 270: 277-289. Download pdf version

Lanyon JM & Sanson GD (2006) The degenerate dentition of the dugong (Dugong dugon) or why a grazer does not need teeth: morphology, occlusion and wear of mouthparts. Journal of Zoology London 268: 133-152. Download pdf version

Lanyon JM, Slade RW, Sneath HL, Broderick D, Kirkwood JM, Limpus D, Limpus CJ and Jessop T (2006) A method for capturing dugongs (Dugong dugon) in open water. Aquatic Mammals 32 (2): 196-201. Download pdf version

Lanyon JM, Newgrain K and Teuku Sahir SA (2006) Estimation of water turnover rate in captive dugongs (Dugong dugon). Aquatic mammals 32 (1): 103-108. Download pdf version

Lanyon JM, Johns T & Sneath HL (2005) Year round presence of dugongs in Pumicestone Passage, south-east Queensland, examined in relation to water temperature and seagrass distribution. Wildlife Research. 32: 361-368. Download pdf version

Lanyon JM, Smith KM and Carrick FN (2005) Reproductive steroids are detectable in the faeces of dugongs. Australian Zoologist 33 (2): 247-250. Download pdf version

Booth DT, Burgess EA, McCosker J and Lanyon JM (2004) The influence of incubation temperature on post-hatching fitness characteristics of turtles. International Congress Series "Third International Conference of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry in Africa" Elsevier, Amsterdam. Vol 1275 pp 226-233. Download pdf version

Gales N. McCauley R, Lanyon JM and Holley D (2004) Changes in abundance of dugongs in Shark Bay, Ningaloo and Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia: evidence for large scale migration. Wildlife Research 31(3): 283-290. Download pdf version

Marcos LA and Lanyon JM (2004) Dietary analysis of three sea snake species caught as trawl by-catch around the Swain's Reefs, southern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. Proceedings Royal Society Queensland Vol 111: 63-71

Naessig PJ and Lanyon JM (2004) Levels and probable origin of predatory scarring on humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in east Australian waters. Wildlife Research 31 (2): 163-170.

Lanyon JM (2003) Distribution and abundance of dugongs in Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia. Wildlife Research. 30: 397-409. Download pdf version

Lanyon JM, Sneath HL, Kirkwood JM and Slade, RW (2002) Establishing a mark-recapture program for dugongs in Moreton Bay, south-east Queensland. Australian Mammalogy. 24 (1): 51-56

Brand-Gardner SJ, Lanyon JM and Limpus CJ (1999) Diet selection by immature green turtles Chelonia mydas , in sub-tropical Moreton Bay, south-east Queensland. Aust. J. Zool. 47: 181-191

Brand SJ, Lanyon JM and Limpus CJ (1999) Digesta retention times in wild immature green turtles Chelonia mydas: a preliminary investigation. Marine and Freshwater Research. 50: 145-147