Publications

Monitor believes in publishing information to guide and support conservation interventions. Here are publications resulting from research Monitor has conducted, both independently and in collaboration with conservation partners.


Title First record of international trafficking of Critically Endangered long-beaked echidnas (Zaglossus sp.)

Full citation Shepherd, C. R. and Sy, E. Y. (2017). First record of international trafficking of Critically Endangered long-beaked echidnas (Zaglossus sp.). Journal of Indonesian Natural History, Vol. 5, No. 1 & 2, pp: 22-26.


Title Observations of Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus in trade in bird markets in Java, Indonesia

Full citation Shepherd, C. R., Morgan, J and Bouhuys, J. (2017). Observations of Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus in trade in bird markets in Java, Indonesia. Journal of Indonesian Natural History, Vol. 5, No. 1 & 2, pp: 30-31.


Title In the market for extinction: birds for sale at selected outlets in Sumatra

Full citation Chng, S. C. L., Shepherd, C. R. and Eaton, J. A. (2018). In the market for extinction: birds for sale at selected outlets in Sumatra. TRAFFIC Bulletin, Vol. 30 No. 1, pp: 15-22


Title Observations of illegal wildlife trade in Boten, a Chinese border town within a Specific Economic Zone in northern Lao PDR

Full citation Krishnasamy, K., Shepherd, C. R., Or, O. C. (2018). Observations of illegal wildlife trade in Boten, a Chinese border town within a Specific Economic Zone in northern Lao PDR. Global Ecology and Conservation, 14, e00390.


Title Trade in bears in Lao PDR with observations from market surveys and seizure data

Full citation Gomez, L. and Shepherd, Chris R. (2018). Trade in bears in Lao PDR with observations from market surveys and seizure data. Global Ecology and Conservation 15 (2018) e00415.


Title Challenges in documenting trade in non-CITES listed species: A case study on crocodile skinks (Tribolonotus spp.)

Full citation Janssen, J. and Shepherd, C. R. (2018). Challenges in documenting trade in non-CITES listed species: A case study on crocodile skinks (Tribolonotus spp.). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity, doi: 10.1016/j.japb.2018.09.003.


Title Smooth-coated Otter Lutrogale perspicillata receives formal protection in Indonesia, but Small-clawed Otter Aonyx cinereus does not

Full citation Gomez, L. and Shepherd, C. R. (2018). Smooth-coated Otter Lutrogale perspicillata receives formal protection in Indonesia, but Small-clawed Otter Aonyx cinereus does not. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin 35(2): 128 - 130


Title The Critically Endangered Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus lacks full legal protection in Indonesia – the main source of its problems

Full citation Leupen, B. T. C. and Shepherd, C. R. (2018). The Critically Endangered Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus lacks full legal protection in Indonesia – the main source of its problems. BirdingASIA 30; pp 12-15.


Title Tackling Asia’s illegal trade in songbirds

Full citation Shepherd, C. R. and Cassey, P. (2018). Tackling Asia’s illegal trade in songbirds. BC Birding, Vol. 28, No. 4: pp 21.


Title Trade in White-rumped Shamas Kittacincla malabarica demands strong national and international responses

Full citation Boyd T. C. Leupen, Kanitha Krishnasamy, Chris R. Shepherd, Serene C. L. Chng, Daniel Bergin, James A. Eaton, Dairysia Anthony Yukin, Sharon Koh Pei Hue, Adam Miller, K. Anne-Isola Nekaris, Vincent Nijman, Salman Saaban & Muhammed Ali Imron (2018). Trade in White-rumped Shamas Kittacincla malabarica demands strong national and international responses. Forktail, 34, pp 1-8.


Title A case for listing the Union Island Gecko Gonatodes daudini in the Appendices of CITES

Full citation Shepherd, C. R., Janssen, J. and Noseworthy, J. (2019). A case for listing the Union Island Gecko Gonatodes daudini in the Appendices of CITES. Global Ecology and Conservation, 17 e00549.


Title Trade in Endangered and Critically Endangered Japanese herpetofauna endemic to the Nansei Islands warrants increased protection

Full citation Janssen, J. and Shepherd, C. R. (2019). Trade in Endangered and Critically Endangered Japanese herpetofauna endemic to the Nansei Islands warrants increased protection. Current Herpetology, 38(1), pp: 99–109.


Title Illegal wildlife trade – surveying open animal markets and online platforms to understand the poaching of wild cats

Full citation Nijman, V., Morcatty, T., Smith, J. H., Atoussi, S., Shepherd, C. R., Siriwat, P., Nekaris. K. A. and Bergin, D. (2019). Illegal wildlife trade – surveying open animal markets and online platforms to understand the poaching of wild cats. Biodiversity, DOI: 10.1080/14888386.2019.1568915


Title Improved Legislation and Stronger Enforcement Actions needed as the Online Otter Trade in Indonesia continues

Full citation Gomez, L., Shepherd, C. R. and Morgan, J. (2019). Improved Legislation and Stronger Enforcement Actions needed as the Online Otter Trade in Indonesia continues. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin, 36 (2): 64 – 70.


Title Stronger International Regulations and Increased Enforcement Effort is needed to end the Illegal Trade in Otters in Asia

Full citation Gomez, L. and Shepherd, C. R. (2019). Stronger International Regulations and Increased Enforcement Effort is needed to end the Illegal Trade in Otters in Asia. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin, 36 (2): 71 – 76.


Title A rapid assessment of the trade in Saiga Antelope horn in Peninsular Malaysia

Full citation Gomez, L. and Krishnasamy, K. (2019) A rapid assessment of the trade in Saiga Antelope horn in Peninsular Malaysia. TRAFFIC Bulletin, Vol. 31 No. 1, pp: 35-38


Title The presence of protected reptiles from Sri Lanka in international commercial trade

Full citation Janssen, J. and de Silva, A. (2019) The presence of protected reptiles from Sri Lanka in international commercial trade. TRAFFIC Bulletin, Vol. 31 No. 1, pp: 9-15


Title Evaluating the feasibility of pangolin farming and its potential conservation impact

Full citation Challender, D. W. S., Sas-Rolfes, M. ‘T., Ades, G. W. J., Chin, J. S. C.,Ching-Min Sun, N., Chong, J. L., Connelly, E., Hywood, L., Luz, S., Mohapatra, R. K., de Ornellas,  P., Parker, K., Pietersen, D. W., Roberton, S. I., Semiadi, G., Shaw, D., Shepherd, C. R., Thomson,P., Wang, Y., Wicker, L., Wu, S. B. and Nash, H. C. (2019). Evaluating the feasibility of pangolin farming and its potential conservation impact. Global Ecology and Conservation, Vol. 20


Title The role of Germany in the illegal global pangolin trade

Full citation Heinrich, S. Koehncke, A. and Shepherd, C. R. (2019). The role of Germany in the illegal global pangolin trade. Global Ecology and Conservation, Vol. 20

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