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Researcher: Morrow, GE (Ms Gemma Morrow)

Fields of Research

Comparative Physiology
Ecological Physiology
Animal Developmental and Reproductive Biology
Behavioural Ecology
Ethology and Sociobiology
Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Animal Physiological Ecology
Population Ecology
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics

Research Objectives

Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Communication and social behaviour; Marsupials and Monotremes: Nature’s Enigmatic Mammals
Cool sex? Hibernation and reproduction overlap in the Echidna; PLoS One
Development of microsatellite markers for the short-beaked echidna using three different approaches; Australian Journal of Zoology
Frozen embryos? Torpor during pregnancy in the Tasmanian short-beaked echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus; General and Comparative Endocrinology: An International Journal
Hibernation in monotremes: a review; Hypometabolism in Animals
Interaction of hibernation and male reproductive function in wild Tasmanian echidnas Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus; Journal of Mammalogy
Maternal care in the Tasmanian echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus); Australian Journal of Zoology
Reproductive strategies of the short-beaked echidna - a review with new data from a long-term study on the Tasmanian subspecies (Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus) ; Australian Journal of Zoology
Sex and Seasonality: Reproduction in the Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus); Living in a Seasonal World
Spatial ecology of a ubiquitous Australian anteater, the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus); Journal of Mammalogy

Research Projects

The Relationship between Hibernation and Reproduction in the Tasmanian Echidna; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision