JCU Turtle Health Research
A survey of the bacterial gut communities of healthy and compromised green turtles (Chelonia mydas) and investigation into the cause and treatment for gastrointestinal disorders.
Development of a protocol to extract microplastics from green turtle gut content
Antibiotic resistant bacterial isolates from captive green turtles and in vitro sensitivity to bacteriophages
Green turtle hatchlings (Chelonia mydas): do they have a favourite colour?
Environmental influences on the epidemiology of fibropapillomatosis in green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) and consequences for management of inshore areas of the Great Barrier Reef.
Viruses of Australian reptiles.
Presence and impact of viruses in green turtles (Chelonia mydas) from the Northern Great Barrier Reef.
Revelations in reptilian immunology: serology and sources of variation
Establishing baseline behaviour and responses to environmental enrichment with post-hatchling green turtles (Chelonia mydas).
Learning from the success of sea turtle conservation.
The identification of potential links between Fibropapillomatosis prevalence in Green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) and heavy metal contamination along the Great Barrier Reef.
The pathogenesis and epidemiology of ranavirus in northern Queensland freshwater turtles.