Modelling tropical fire ant (Solenopsis geminata) dynamics and detection to inform an eradication project
Christopher M Baker, Jarrod C Hodgson, Elena Tartaglia, Rohan H Clarke
Biological Invasions | SPRINGER | Published : 2017
We thank Kirsti Abbott, Shane Baylis, Michael Bode, Jake Ferguson, Ben Hoffmann, Michael McCarthy and Jose Lahoz-Monfort for insight and discussion. This research was jointly funded by the Department of the Environment and Energy (formerly DSEWPaC) and Monash University. Christopher Baker was funded by The University of Melbourne, the National Environmental Research Project Environmental Decisions Hub and is the recipient of a John Stocker Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Science and Industry Endowment Fund. This research was conducted at Ashmore Reef Commonwealth Marine Reserve under Permit No. 006-ARRR-110421-01. The authors wish to thank the relevant staff at the Department of the Environment, especially Anna Farnham, Rod Atkins and Miranda Carver. The authors have no conflict of interest to declare.