Journal article

A species in decline: genetic diversity and conservation of the Victorian eastern barred bandicoot, Perameles gunnii

Andrew R Weeks, Anthony van Rooyen, Paul Mitrovski, Dean Heinze, Amy Winnard, Adam D Miller

Conservation Genetics | SPRINGER | Published : 2013

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council via their ARC Research Fellowship program


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Megan Lutton and John Roberts for assistance with genotyping, Neil Murray and Peter Courtney for providing historic samples from the last wild population and the captive breeding program, and the eastern barred bandicoot recovery team for discussions. Funding was partially provided by the Department of Sustainability and Environment Victoria and Zoos Victoria for the development of the new microsatellite markers. ARW was funded by the Australian Research Council via their ARC Research Fellowship program. Approval for hair sampling and DNA analysis was given under project AEC 05186.