Evolutionary and contemporary responses to habitat fragmentation detected in a mesic zone marsupial, the long-nosed potoroo (Potorous tridactylus) in south-eastern Australia
Greta J Frankham, Kathrine A Handasyde, Mark DB Eldridge
Journal of Biogeography | WILEY | Published : 2016
We thank R. Reed, F. Bowie, J. Smith, P.G. Johnston, M. Norton, A. Murray, R. Gaborov and M. Pauza for supplying additional samples. Fieldwork was greatly assisted by staff from Parks Victoria (French Island, The Grampians, Wilson's Promontory and Lower Glenelg National Parks), The Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment, Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (Stanley), Scouts Tasmania (Carnacoo Camp), Kingborough Council, the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and the Environment and S. Nicol (University of Tasmania). Fieldwork was conducted under the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment Wildlife Research Permits (10003301/10004552) using procedures approved by the University of Melbourne Animal Ethics Committee (05023/0808507); or under the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment permit (FA 09219) using procedures approved by the University of Tasmania Animal Ethics Committee (A0010846). This research was supported by the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment, The Margaret Middleton Fund for endangered Australian native vertebrate animals (Australian Academy of Sciences), Geddes Postgraduate Award (Australian Museum), M.A. Ingram Trust and the University of Melbourne.