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Conservation Forensics Laboratory @ HKU


L Gibson, DL Yong. (in press) Saving two birds with one stone: Solving the quandary of introduced, threatened species. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 


S Rostro-García, JF Kamler, E Ash, GR Clements, L Gibson, AJ Lynam, R McEwing, H Naing, S Paglia. (2016) Endangered leopards: range collapse of the Indochinese leopard (Panthera pardus delacouri) in Southeast Asia. Biological Conservation 201, 293-300. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.07.001


FM Stein, JCY Wong, V Sheng, CSW Law, B Schroder, DM Baker (2016) First genetic evidence of illegal trade in endangered European eel (Anguilla anguilla) from Europe to Asia. Conservation Genetics Resources.


Y Sadovy de Mitcheson et al. Wildlife Crime: Is Hong Kong Doing Enough?

瀕危打 擊非法野生動植物貿易 香港責無旁貸


Y Sadovy de Mitcheson (2016) Mainstreaming fish spawning aggregations into fishery management calls for a precautionary approach. BioScience DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biw013


ACJ Vincent, Y Sadovy de Mitcheson, SL Fowler, & S Lieberman. (2013) The role of CITES in the conservation of marine fishes subject to international trade. Fish and Fisheries DOI: 10.1111/faf.12035


Y Sadovy de Mitcheson, MT Craig, AA Bertoncini, KE Carpenter, WL Cheung, JH Choat, AS Cornish, ST Fennessy, BP Ferreira, PC  Heemstra, M Liu,  RF Myers, DA Pollard, KL Rhodes, LA Rocha, BC Russell, MA Samoilys, & J Sanciangco. (2013) Fishing groupers towards extinction: a global assessment of threats and extinction risks in a billion dollar fishery. Fish and Fisheries DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-2979.2011.00455.x


SM Cheung, D Dudgeon (2006) Quantifying the Asian turtle crisis: market surveys in southern China, 2000–2003. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 16, 751-770. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.803




The Guardian 31 August 2016 "Another big predator in Southeast Asia faces extinction"

The Guardian 31 March 2016 "Illegal Eel: Who is Pilfering Europe's Catch?"

The South China Morning Post 18 March 2016 "Exposed: the illegal Hong Kong trade in endangered coral reef fish"


TC Bonebrake "An integrated approach to conservation forensics: reducing wildlife trade globally through technology, analytics and education" The University of Hong Kong, Knowledge Exchange - Impact Project Scheme, 100000 HKD


L Gibson C Dingle "Identifying Ecological Relationships of  Cacatua sulphurea to aid conservation in its native and introduced ranges", Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong, 182900 HKD

L Gibson, TC Bonebrake, DM Baker, YJ Sadovy, D Dudgeon, C Dingle "Seed Funding for Conservation Forensics in the School of Biological Sciences @ HKU" The University of Hong Kong, School of Biological Sciences, $125000 HKD

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