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Author: Swain, R (Dr Roy Swain)

Number of items: 59

Journal Article
Stuart-Smith, JF and Stuart-Smith, RD and Swain, R and Wapstra, E, Size dimorphism in Rankinia (Tympanocryptis) diemensis (Family Agamidae): sex-specific patterns and geographic variation, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 94, (4) pp. 699-709. ISSN 0024-4066 (2008) [Refereed Article] 
Atkins, N and Swain, R and Jones, SM, Are babies better in autumn or spring? The consequences of extending gestation in a biennially reproducing viviparous lizard, Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 307A, (7) pp. 397-405. ISSN 1932-5223 (2007) [Refereed Article] 
Stuart-Smith, JF and Swain, R and Stuart-Smith, RD and Wapstra, E, Is fecundity the ultimate cause of female-biased size dimorphism in a dragon lizard?*, Journal of Zoology, 273, (3) pp. 266-272. ISSN 0952-8369 (2007) [Refereed Article] 
Atkins, N and Swain, R and Wapstra, E and Jones, SM, Late stage deferral of parturition in the viviparous lizard Niveoscincus ocellatus (Gray 1845): implications for offspring quality and survival, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 90, (4) pp. 735-746. ISSN 0024-4066 (2007) [Refereed Article] 
Stuart-Smith, JF and Swain, R and Wapstra, E, The role of body size in competition and mate choice in an agamid with female-biased size dimorphism, Behaviour, 144, (9) pp. 1087-1102. ISSN 0005-7959 (2007) [Refereed Article] 
Atkins, N and Swain, R and Jones, SM, Does date of birth or a capacity for facultative placentotrophy influence offspring quality in a viviparous skink, Niveoscincus microlepidotus?, Australian Journal of Zoology, 54, (5) pp. 369-374. ISSN 0004-959X (2006) [Refereed Article] 
Jones, SM and Swain, R, Placental transfer of 3H-oleic acid in three species of viviparous lizards: a route for supplementation of embryonic fat bodies?, Herpetological Monographs, 2006, (20) pp. 186-193. ISSN 0733-1347 (2006) [Refereed Article] 
Lauck, V and Swain, R and Barmuta, LA, Breeding site characteristics regulating life history traits of the brown tree frog, Litoria ewingii, Hydrobiologia, 537, (1-3) pp. 135-146. ISSN 0018-8158 (2005) [Refereed Article] 
Lauck, V and Swain, R and Bashford, R, Seasonal Activity Patterns of the Frog, Crinia Signifera (Anura: Myobatrachidae), in Southern Tasmania, Australia, Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, (139) pp. 29-32. ISSN 0080-4703 (2005) [Refereed Article] 
Chapple, DG and Swain, R, Caudal autotomy does not influence thermoregulatory characteristics in the metallic skink, Niveoscincus metallicus, Amphibia-Reptilia, 25, (3) pp. 326-333. ISSN 0173-5373 (2004) [Refereed Article] 
Chapple, DG and McCoull, CJ and Swain, R, Effect of Tail Loss on Sprint Speed and Growth in Newborn Skinks, Niveoscincus metallicus, Journal of Herpetology, 38, (1) pp. 137-140. ISSN 0022-1511 (2004) [Refereed Article] 
Chapple, DG and Swain, R, Inter-populational variation in the cost of autotomy in the metallic skink (Niveoscincus metallicus), Journal of Zoology, 264 pp. 411-418. ISSN 0952-8369 (2004) [Refereed Article] 
Wapstra, E and Olsson, M and Shine, R and Edwards, A and Swain, R and Joss, JMP, Maternal basking behaviour determines offspring sex in a viviparous reptile, Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Series B - Biological Sciences, 271, (Supplement 4) pp. S230-S232 . ISSN 0962-8452 (2004) [Refereed Article] 
Melville, J and Swain, R, Evolutionary correlations between escape behaviour and performance ability in eight species of snow skinks (Niveoscincus: Lygosominae) from Tasmania, Journal of Zoology, 261 pp. 79-89. ISSN 0952-8369 (2003) [Refereed Article] 
Richardson, AMM and Swain, R and McCoull, CJ, What limits the distributions of coastally restricted terrestrial invertebrates? The case of coastal landhoppers (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Talitridae) in southern Tasmania, Journal of Biogeography, 30, (5) pp. 687-695. ISSN 0305-0270 (2003) [Refereed Article] 
Chapple, DG and McCoull, CJ and Swain, R, Changes in Reproductive Investment following Caudal Autotomy in Viviparous Skinks (Niveoscincus metallicus): Lipid Depletion or Energetic Diversion?, Journal of Herpetology, 36, (3) pp. 480-486. ISSN 0022-1511 (2002) [Refereed Article] 
Girling, JE and Jones, SM and Swain, R, Delayed ovulation and parturition in a viviparous alpine lizard (Niveoscincus microlepidotus): morphological data and plasma steroid concentrations, Reproduction Fertility and Development, 14, (1) pp. 43-53. ISSN 1031-3613 (2002) [Refereed Article] 
Chapple, DG and Swain, R, Distribution of energy reserves in a viviparous skink: Does tail autotomy involve the loss of lipid stores?, Austral Ecology, 27, (5) pp. 565-572. ISSN 1442-9985 (2002) [Refereed Article] 
Chapple, DG and Swain, R, Effect of caudal autotomy on locomotor performance in a viviparous skink, Niveoscincus metallicus, Functional Ecology, 16, (6) pp. 817-825. ISSN 0269-8463 (2002) [Refereed Article] 
Girling, JE and Jones, SM and Swain, R, Induction of Parturition in Snow Skinks; Can Low Temperatures Inhibit the Actions of AVT?, Journal of Experimental Zoology, 293, (5) pp. 525-531. ISSN 0022-104X (2002) [Refereed Article] 
Turner, KL and Gardner, C and Swain, R, Onset of maturity in male southern rock lobsters Jasus edwardsii in Tasmania, Australia, Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, 42, (2-3) pp. 129-135. ISSN 0168-8170 (2002) [Refereed Article] 
Wapstra, E and Swain, R, Geographic and annual variation in life-history traits in a temperate zone Australian skink, Journal of Herpetology, 35, (2) pp. 194-203. ISSN 0022-1511 (2001) [Refereed Article] 
Wapstra, E and Swain, R and O'Reilly-Wapstra, JM, Geographic variation in age and size at maturity in a small Australian viviparous skink, Copeia, 2001, (3) pp. 646-655. ISSN 0045-8511 (2001) [Refereed Article] 
Wapstra, E and Swain, R, Reproductive Correlates of Abdominal Fat Body Mass in Niveoscincus occellatus, a Skink with an Asynchronous Reproductive Cycle, Journal of Herpetology, 35, (3) pp. 403-409. ISSN 0022-1511 (2001) [Refereed Article] 
Richardson, AMM and Swain, R and McCoull, CJ, Salt spray limits the inland penetration of a coastally restricted invertebrate: a field experiment using landhoppers (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Talitridae), Functional Ecology, 15, (4) pp. 435-442. ISSN 0269-8463 (2001) [Refereed Article] 
Doran, NE and Richardson, AMM and Swain, R, The reproductive behaviour of the Tasmanian cave spider Hickmania troglodytes (Araneae : Austrochilidae), Journal of Zoology, 253 pp. 405-418. ISSN 0952-8369 (2001) [Refereed Article] 
Barmuta, LA and McKenny, CA and Swain, R, The responses of a lotic mayfly Nousia sp (Ephemeroptera : Leptophlebiidae) to moving water and light of different wavelengths, Freshwater Biology, 46, (5) pp. 567-573. ISSN 0046-5070 (2001) [Refereed Article] 
Jones, SM and Swain, R, Effects of exogenous FSH on follicular recruitment in a viviparous lizard Niveoscincus metallicus (Scincidae), Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A, 127, (4) pp. 487-493. ISSN 1095-6433 (2000) [Refereed Article] 
Swain, R and Jones, SM, Facultative placentotrophy: half-way house or strategic solution?, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A, 127, (4) pp. 441-451. ISSN 1095-6433 (2000) [Refereed Article] 
Swain, R and Jones, SM, Maternal effects associated with gestation conditions in a viviparous lizard, Niveoscincus metallicus, Herpetological Monographs, (14) pp. 432-440. ISSN 0733-1347 (2000) [Refereed Article]
Melville, J and Swain, R, Mitochondrial DNA-sequence based phylogeny and biogeography of the snow skinks (Squamata: Scincidae: Niveoscincus) of Tasmania, Herpetologica, 56, (2) pp. 196-208. ISSN 0018-0831 (2000) [Refereed Article] 
Pye, T and Swain, R and Seppelt, RD, Distribution and habitat use of the feral black rat (Rattus rattus) on subantarctic Macquarie Island, Journal of Zoology, 247 pp. 429-438. ISSN 0952-8369 (1999) [Refereed Article] 
Wapstra, E and Swain, R and Jones, SM and O'Reilly-Wapstra, JM, Geographic and annual variation in reproductive cycles in the Tasmanian spotted snow skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus (Squamata : Scincidae), Australian Journal of Zoology, 47, (6) pp. 539-550. ISSN 0004-959X (1999) [Refereed Article] 
Melville, J and Swain, R, Habitat associations and natural history of the Tasmanian 'Snow Skinks' (Niveoscincus spp.), Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 133, (1) pp. 57-64. ISSN 0080-4703 (1999) [Refereed Article] 
Doran, NE and Kiernan, K and Swain, R and Richardson, AMM, Hickmania troglodytes, the Tasmanian cave spider, and its potential role in cave management, Journal of Insect Conservation, 3, (4) pp. 257-262. ISSN 1366-638X (1999) [Refereed Article] 
Melville, J and Swain, R, Home-range characteristics of an alpine lizard, Niveoscincus microlepidotus (Scincidae), on Mt Wellington, southern Tasmania, Wildlife Research, 26, (3) pp. 263-270. ISSN 1035-3712 (1999) [Refereed Article] 
McCoull, CJ and Swain, R and Barnes, RW, Effect of temperature on the functional response and components of attack rate in Naucoris congrex Stal (Hemiptera : Naucoridae), Australian Journal of Entomology, 37 pp. 323-327. ISSN 1326-6756 (1998) [Refereed Article] 
Swain, R and Chladil, MA and Summers, CR, High altitude stream faunas, Wildlife Report, 98, (2) pp. 143-154. ISSN 1321-4241 (1998) [Non Refereed Article] 
Richardson, AMM and Swain, R and Wong, V, Relationship between the crustacean and molluscan assemblages of Tasmanian saltmarshes and the vegetation and soil conditions, Marine & Freshwater Research, 49, (8) pp. 785-99. ISSN 1323-1650 (1998) [Refereed Article] 
Jones, SM and Wapstra, E and Swain, R, Asynchronous male and female gonadal cycles and plasma steroid concentrations in a viviparous lizard, Niveoscincus ocellatus (Scincidae), from Tasmania, General and Comparative Endocrinology, 108, (2) pp. 271-281. ISSN 0016-6480 (1997) [Refereed Article] 
Doran, NE and Eberhard, SM and Richardson, AMM and Swain, R, Invertebrate biodiversity and conservation in Tasmanian caves, Memoirs of of Museum of Victoria, 56 pp. 649-653. ISSN 1447-2546 (1997) [Refereed Article] 
Swain, R and Jones, SM, Maternal-fetal transfer of H-3-labelled leucine in the viviparous lizard Niveoscincus metallicus (Scincidae: Lygosominae), Journal of Experimental Zoology, 277, (2) pp. 139-145. ISSN 0022-104X (1997) [Refereed Article] 
Richardson, AMM and Swain, R and Wong, V, The crustacean and molluscan fauna of Tasmanian saltmarshes, Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 131 pp. 21-30. ISSN 0080-4703 (1997) [Refereed Article] 
Richardson, AMM and Swain, R and Wong, V, Translittoral Talitridae (Crustacea: Amphipoda) and the need to reserve transitional habitats: examples from Tasmanian saltmarshes and estuaries and other coastal sites, Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria, 56 pp. 521-529. ISSN 0814-1827 (1997) [Refereed Article] 
Jones, SM and Swain, R, Annual reproductive cycle and annual cycles of reproductive hormones in plasma of female Niveoscincus metallicus (Scincidae) from Tasmania, Journal of Herpetology, 30, (2) pp. 140-146. ISSN 0022-1511 (1996) [Refereed Article] 
Wapstra, E and Swain, R, Feeding ecology of the Tasmanian spotted skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus (Squamata : Scincidae), Australian Journal of Zoology, 44, (2) pp. 205-13. ISSN 0004-959X (1996) [Refereed Article] 
Mitchell, NJ and Swain, R, Terrestrial Development in the Tamsanian Frog, Bryobatrachus nimbus (Anura: Myobatrachinae): Larval Development and a field staging table, Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 130, (1) pp. 75-80. ISSN 0080-4703 (1996) [Refereed Article] 
Conference Publication
Jones, SM and Swain, R, Placental transfer of organic nutrients in viviparous skinks: a strategy for optimising neonatal fitness, Proceedings - Australian & New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology & Biochemistry, 9-11 December 2005, Dunedin, New Zealand, pp. 37. ISBN 0473107198 (2005) [Conference Extract] 
Wapstra, E and Olsson, M and Shine, R and Edwards, A and Swain, R, Selection of offspring sex by a viviparous lizard: evidence for an adaptive explanation, Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on the Biology of Vertebrate Sex Determination, 2003, Kona, Hawaii, USA (2003) [Conference Extract] 
Richardson, AMM and Swain, R, The sting in the tail - spination of the tail fan in freshwater crayfish, Freshwater Crayfish 13, 6-12 August, 2000, Perth, Western Australia, pp. 515-524. ISBN 0-9581424-0-8 (2002) [Refereed Conference Paper] 
Richardson, AMM and Swain, R, Terrestrial evolution in Crustacea: The talitrid amphipod model, Crustacean Issues 12, July 1998, The Netherlands, pp. 807-816. ISSN 0168-6356 (2000) [Refereed Conference Paper] 
Swain, R, The life history and habitat of Allanaspides helonomus (Syncarida: Anaspididae), Crustacean Issues 12, July 1998, The Netherlands, pp. 283-290. ISSN 0168-6356 (2000) [Refereed Conference Paper] 
Melville, J and Swain, R, Evolutionary relationships with the snow skinks (Squamata: Scincidae: Niveoscincus ) of Tasmania, Evolutionary Biology at High Southern Latitudes, 12 July 1997, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 22-25. ISSN 1030-6234 (1998) [Refereed Conference Paper] 
Richardson, AMM and Doran, NE and Eberhard, S and Swain, R, Bioconservation and Tasmanian cave fauna, Proceedings of the Eleventh Australasian Conference on Cave and Karst Management, Bronte Park, pp. 17-24. (1997) [Refereed Conference Paper] 
Swain, R and Jones, SM, Effect of maternal gestational environment on neonates of the viviparous lizard, Niveoscincus metallicus, partioning, temperature and nutrition, Abstracts of the Third World Congress of Herpetology, Prague, pp. 203. (1997) [Conference Extract] 
Wapstra, E and Swain, R, Factors influencing growth rate in the spotted skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus, Abstracts of the Third World Congress of Herpetology, Prague, pp. 223. (1997) [Conference Extract] 
Jones, SM and Swain, R and Wapstra, E, The Annual Cycle of Reproduction and Reproductive Steroids in Plasma of Niveoscincus ocellatus , a cool-climate viviparous skink, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, pp. 112-113. (1996) [Conference Edited] 
Contract Report, Consultant's Report
Richardson, AMM and Swain, R and Shepherd, CJ, The strandline fauna of beach on the North & West coasts of Tasmania, Flinders and King Islands, Australian Heritage Commission (1998) [Contract Report] 
Richardson, AMM and Swain, R and Shepherd, CJ, The Strandline Fauna of Beaches on the East Coast of Tasmania, Commonwealth Government (1996) [Contract Report] 

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