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Male Parenting of New Guinea Froglets

Nature, 418: 601-602.


Asia’s marine environment hangs in the balance

In Takehisa A & Shun’ichi (Editors). The State of the Environment in Asia 2002/2003. Springer-Verlag, Japan. pp 69-86.


Status of Southeast Asia coral reefs

In Wilkinson C (Editor). Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2002. Australian Institute of Marine Science. pp 123-152.


In Cheung, C.P.S., Alino, P.M., Uychiaoco, A.J., Arceo, H. (compilers)

Marine Protected Areas in Southeast Asia. ASEAN Regional Center for Biodiversity. pp 80-85.


Multi-specific, synchronous coral spawning in Singapore

Coral Reefs 21 : 422-423.


Interpopulation variation in the risk-related decisions by an araneophagic jumping spider (Araneae, Salticidae), during predatory sequences with spitting spiders

Animal Cognition 5: 215-223.


Antifungal properties of Singapore gorgonians: a preliminary study

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 273 : 121-130.


Population characteristics of a kleptoparasitic spider Argyrodes flavescens (Araneae: Theridiidae) and its impact on a host spider Nephila pilipes (Araneae: Tetragnathidae) from Singapore

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 50: 153-160.


Hatching responses of subsocial spitting spiders to predation risk

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B. 269: 2155-2161.


The combined effects of temperature and diet on development and survival of a crab spider, Misumenops tricuspidatus (Fabricius) (Araneae: Thomisidae)

Journal of Thermal Biology 27: 83-93.


Rivet-like nest-building and agonistic behaviour of Thiania bhamoensis, an iridescent jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) from Singapore

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 50: 143-151.


Freshwater fish diversity in Peninsular Malaysia: a review of recent findings

In: A. Ali et al. (eds.), The Asian wetlands: bringing partnerships into good wetland practices. Penerbit University Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang [CD].


Effects of reclamation on riverine macrobenthic infauna (Sungei Punggol) in Singapore

Journal of Aquatic Ecosystem Heath and Recovery 9 : 127


A portable low-cost, multipurpose, surface-subsurface plankton sampler

Journal of Plankton Research 10 (24): 1097-1105.


Redescription of Acrochordonichthys ischnosoma Bleeker, 1858, a poorly-known species of akysid catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from Sumatra and Java

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 50 (2): 449-452.


On the taxonomy of Pseudograpsus setosus (Fabricius, 1778) (Decapoda, Brachyura, Grapsidae)

Crustaceana (The Netherlands) 75(6): 759-776.


Orcovita mcneiceae, a new species of anchialine crab (Bachyura: Grapsidae: Varuninae) from the Loyaty Islands

Crustaceana (The Netherlands) 75(5): 663-670.


The box and moon crabs of Thailand, with description of a new species of Calappa (Crustacea: Brachyura: Calappidae, Matutidae)

Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication, 23(2): 341-360.


Stabilimentum variations of Argiope versicolor (Araneae: Araneidae) from Singapore

Journal of Zoology, London 258: 531-540.


The checklist of spiders of Singapore (Araneae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 50: 359-388.


A new species of Ellopostoma (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Balitoridae) from Peninsular Thailand

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 50 (2): 453-457.


Evolution and Taxonomy

Napier University, 172 pp.


Plastic corals from Singapore 1

Coral Reefs 21 : 407-408


Plastic corals from Singapore 2.

Coral Reefs 21: 391-392


Observations on the ecology of the arrhythmic equatorial gecko Cnemaspis kendalli in Singapore (Sauria: Gekkonidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 50 (1) : 185-196


Argyrodes: phylogeny, sociality and interspecific interactions – a report on the Argyrodes symposium, Badplaas 2001

Journal of Arachnology, 30: 238-245.


Do shallow-water habitats of an impacted coastal strait serve as nursery grounds for fish?

Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 56 : 281-290


State-dependent prey-type preferences of Argyrodes flavescens

Journal of Zoology, London. 260: 227-233.


Citations – Bufo quadriporcatus

Herpetological Review, 34 (2): 161.


Influencing of background and prey orientation on an ambushing predator’s decisions

Behaviour 140: 739-764.


Predator’s preference for egg-carrying females: a novel cost of parental care

Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology. 55: 129-136.


Age-dependent stabilimentum-associated predator-avoidance behaviours in orb-weaving spiders

Behaviour. 140: 1135-1152.


Interference of chlorophyll a interference with liquid scintillation counting of phytoplankton productivity samples by the 14C technique?

Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 56 : 955-958.


In situ microcosms to study the impact of heavy metals resuspended by dredging on periphyton in a tropical estuary

Aquatic Toxicology, 64 : 293-306.


Conleyus defodio, a new genus and new species of carcinoplacine crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gonoplacidae) from deep rubble beds in Guam

Micronesica ( Guam). 35-36: 431-439


Six new and one newly recorded species of Salticidae (Arachnida: Araneae) from Singapore and Malaysia

Raffle Bulletin of Zoology. 51: 187-196.


Growing at Your Doorstep: 35 Native Plants of Singapore

Times Publishing, Singapore. 99 pp.


Continental rain forest fragments in Singapore resist invasion by exotic plants

Journal of Biogeography 30: 305-310.


Behavioural Ecology

Napier University , 208 pp.


Populations and Communities

Napier University, 112 pp.


Recognition of two subfamilies in the Potamidae Ortmann, 1896 (Brachyura, Potamidae), with a note on the genus Potamon Savigny

Crustaceana, 76(10): 1219-1235.


Marine Fishes Recorded from the Anambas and the Natuna Islands, South China Sea

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 11:117-130


Differential parental care behaviors of arboreal and terrestrial microhylid frogs from Papua New Guinea

Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 55: 402-409.


Ecology of Fishes in Human-impacted Habitats

Hydrobiologia 511 113-123.


Rapid formation of search images for preferred prey by araneophagic jumping spiders

Animal Cognition 7: 247-254.


Hydrothermal vent crabs feeds on ‘marine snow’

Nature (United Kingdom), 432: 969.


Prey-attraction as a possible function of discoid stabilimenta of juvenile orb-spinning spiders

Animal Behaviour. 68: 629-635.


Predator-induced plasticity in web-building behaviour

Animal Behaviour. 67: 309-318.


Courtship and male-male agonistic behaviour of Cosmophasis umbratica Simon, an ornate jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) from Singapore

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. 52: 97-110.


Marine fishes recorded from the Anambas and Natuna islands, South China Sea

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 11: 117-130.


Ompok platyrhynchus, a new silurid catfish (Teleostei: Siluridae) from Borneo

Zootaxa, 580: 1-11, July.


Evolution of mouthbrooding and life-history correlates in the fighting fish genus Betta

Evolution, 58 (4): 799-813.


Book Review. Snakeheads (Pisces, Channidae) – A Biological Synopsis and Risk Assessment

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore 52: 282.


Inland fishes from the Anambas and Natuna Islands, South China Sea, with description of a new species of Betta (Teleostei: Osphronemidae)

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 11: 107-115.


Two new species of freshwater fish (Teleostei: Balitoridae, Osphronemidae) from southern Sarawak

In: Sarawak Bau Limestone Biodiversity (eds. H. S. Yong, F. S. P. Ng and E. E. L. Yen).   Sarawak Museum Journal, Vol. LIX, No. 80 (New Series); Special Issue No. 8: 267-284.


Mask, Fins, Camera! Reef Encounter

International Society for Reef Studies. No 32, pg 19-20.


Humans and Wildlife

Napier University, 208 pp.


Biodiversity and Rarity

Napier University, 192 pp.


Genotype ´ environment interactions in transplanted clones of the massive corals Favia speciosa and Diploastrea heliopora

Marine Ecology Progress Series, 271: 167-182.


Flesh or Bone? Quantifying small-scale coral morphology using with-tissue and without-tissue techniques

Marine Biology, 145 (2): 323-328.


An aquarium experiment for identifying the physical factors inducing morphological change in two massive scleractinian corals

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 299 (1): 97 – 113.


The aquatic bugs (Heteroptera) of the Anambas and Natuna Islands, Indonesia

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 11: 55-59.


Brachyura (Crustacea) of the Anambas Expedition 2002. In: Ng, P. K. L., D. Wowor and D. C. J. Yeo (eds.)

Scientific Results of the Anambas Expedition 2002. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 11: 79-88.


A revision of the genus Oziotelphusa Muller, 1887 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parathelphusidae), with description of eight new species

In: Yeo, D. C. J., P. K. L. Ng, and R. Pethiyagoda (eds.), Contributions to biodiversity exploration and research in Sri Lanka. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 12: 77-120.


New distribution records of Coscinodon cribosus (Hedw.) Spruce (Musci, Grimmiaceae) in China

Arctoa 13: 1-4.


The nomenclature and taxonomy of Eriocheir formosa Chan, Hung and Yu, 1995 (Brachyura, Varunidae) from Taiwan: A rebuttal of Tang et al. (2003, 2004)

Crustaceanea (The Netherlands), 78(4): 457-464.


A new species of freshwater Goby (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Stiphodon) from Pulau Tioman, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, 53 (2): 81-86.


Regulation and non-toxicity of the spit from the pale spitting spider Scytodes pallida (Araneae: Scytodidae)

Ethology 111: 311-321.


A catalogue of the bryophytes of Sulawesi, Indonesia

Journal of Hattori Botanical Laboratory 98: 213-257.


An interesting Dicranoloma (Bryophyta, Dicranaceae) from Mt. Malindang, Mindanao, The Philippines

Philippine Scientist 42: 171-176.


Southeast Asian freshwater fish diversity

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 13. Pp. i, 1-208.


Spiders that decorate webs at higher frequency intercept more prey and grow faster

Proceedings of The Royal Society of London B. 272: 1753-1757.


Influence of diet-related chemical cues from predators on the hatching of egg-carrying spiders

Journal of Chemical Behavior 31: 333-342.


Ultraviolet cues affect the foraging behaviour of jumping spiders

Animal Behaviour 70: 771-776.


On two new records of varunid crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Varunidae) from Southern Taiwan

Collections and Research ( Taiwan), 18: 69-79.


Scientific Results of the Anambas Expedition 2002

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 11. Pp. i-ii, 1-130.


New species records of Sri Lankan mosses

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement 12: 335-338.


A new genus and species, Pilosimitra buckii (Sematophyllaceae, Musci) from Costa Rica

Tropical Bryology 26: 19-22.


Splachnum ampullaceum (Splachnaceae, Musci), newly found in Sumatra

Flora Malesiana Bulletin 13(4): 362-363.


Bryophyte flora of the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea

LXIX. Preliminary report on the Sematophyllaceae (Musci), with nomenclatural notes. Annales Botanici Fennici 42: 231-233.


Book Review. The Fishes of Bitung

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, 53 (2): 135.


Homaloptera parclitella, a new species of torrent loach from the Malay Peninsula, with redescription of H. orthogoniata (Teleostei: Balitoridae)

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 16 (1): 1-12. March 2005.


The fighting fishes (Teleostei: Osphronemidae: genus Betta) of Singapore , Malaysia and Brunei

Eds. Yeo, D. C. J. & M. Kottelat, Southeast Asian Freshwater Fish Diversity.   Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 13: 43-99.


The labyrinth fishes (Teleostei: Anabantoidei, Channoidei) of Sumatra, Indonesia

Eds. Yeo, D. C. J. & M. Kottelat, Southeast Asian Freshwater Fish Diversity.   Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 13: 115-138.


Conflict in the classroom: Motivating students via team competition

Proceedings of the International Conference for Education, 1: 422-427.


Pre-empting Plagiarism. Ideas on Teaching. Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning, National University of Singapore

Vol 4, pg 24-26.


A Tale of Survival: Labrador Park, Singapore

Coral Reefs. 24 (3): 391.


Designing hard-copy flexible learning materials: Lessons learnt from postgraduate courses in Wildlife Biology and Conservation

Proceedings of the International Conference for Education, 1: 86-93.


Quantifying two-dimensional dichromatic patterns using a photographic technique: case study on the shore crab (Carcinus maenas, L.)

Ecological Research, 20 (4): 497-502.


Thermal time – concepts and utility

Annals of Applied Biology. 146: 1-14.


Contributions to biodiversity exploration and research in Sri Lanka

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 12. Pp. i, 1-434.


Four new and one newly recorded species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae: Lyssomaninae & Spartaeinae) from (sub) tropical China

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 53: 221-229.


On Acaulon triquetrum and Didymodon hedysariformis (Musci, Pottiaceae), two new xeric moss records from China

Cryptogamie, Bryologie 27: 433-438.


Patterns of morphological and genetic variability in UK populations of the shore crab (Carcinus maenas L.).

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 329: 47-54.


Conservation biology – rarity bites

Nature 440:555-557. (News and Views).


Momentum drives the crash: mass extinction in the tropics

Biotropica 38:302-305.


A report of the first national red list of Chinese endangered bryophytes

Journal of Hattori Botanical Laboratory 99: 275-295.


Molecular evidence for the systematic positions of two enigmatic mosses: Pterogonidium pulchellum (Sematophyllaceae, Musci) and Piloecium pseudorufescens (Myuriaceae, Musci)

Canadian Journal of Botany 84 (3): 501-507.


Aquatic heteroptera (Insecta: Gerromorpha and Nepomorpha) from Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54: 203-214.


Capacity building for managing oceans and coasts: experiences of East Asia

Panama Conference 2006: Are we meeting the challenges of capacity building for managing oceans and coasts? (Invited paper). 13-14 Nov 2006, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City.


Managing coral reefs of the Asia Pacific region: moving ahead through improved coordination, cooperation and collaboration

First Asia Pacific Coral Reef Symposium (Keynote paper). 19-23 Jun 2006, Hong Kong.


Marine habitats in one othe world’s busiest harbours

In The Environment in Asia Pacific Harbours, Ed. E. Wolanski, 377-391. Dordrecht: Springer.


Nature and environmental sustainability of Singapore seas

NIE-SEAGA Conference 2006: Sustainability and Southeast Asia (Invited paper). 28-30 Nov 2006, Singapore.


Preserving Singapore’s marine biodiversity

Public Forum on the Environment: Facing Our Environmental Challenges with Science and Technology (9 Sep 2006, Singapore Institute of Biology).


The seas of East Asia: Environmental issues and management challenges

East Asian Seas Congress 2006  (invited paper). 12-16 Dec 2006, Haikou, China.


The Natural Heritage of Singapore

Pearson Prentice Hall. 252 pp.


Importance of reservoirs for the conservation of freshwater molluscs in a tropical urban landscape

Biological Conservation 128: 136-146.


Limestone karsts of Southeast Asia: imperiled arks of biodiversity

BioScience 56:733-742. (cover article).


Design of superior spider silk: From nanostructure to mechanical properties

BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 91 (12): 4528-4535.


Taxonomic and morphomeetric comments on Macromitrium blumei, M. zollingeri and M. annamense (Orthotrichaceae, Bryophyta)

Nova Hedwigia 82: 467-482.


A checklist of mosses of Sumatra, Indonesia

Journal of Hattori Botanical Laboratory 100: 143-190.


Intertidal diversity at Labrador Beach, Singapore

Malayan Nature Journal. 59(1): 93-102.


Effects of shore height and visitor pressure on intertidal biodiversity at Labrador Park, Singapore

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54(2): 485-489.


Identification and characterization of a novel spider cDNA, TuSp1, encoding a silk protein involved in spider egg sac formation

Biochimie 88: 849-858.


Paedocypris, a new genus of Southeast Asian cyprinid fish with a remarkable sexual dimorphism, comprises the world’s smallest vertebrate

Proceedings of the Royal Society, series B: Biological Sciences, 273: 895–899.


A developmental model for predicting handedness frequencies in crabs

Acta Oecologica, 30(3): 283-287.


Sex or Sanctuary: How do asexual worms survive the winter?

Hydrobiologia, 559: 385-399.


Preliminary molecular and morphological study of the Calappa lophos species group (Decapod: Brachyura: Calappidae)

Journal of Crustacean Biology, 26(2): 193-205.


A new species of Calappa Weber, 1795 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Calappidae) from East and South Africa

Zootaxa, 1358: 39-48.


Existence of intra-colonial paralogues of the ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) impedes studies of intra-colonial genetic variation in the scleractinian coral Diploastrea heliopora ( Lamark 1816)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54(2): 477-484.


Development of microsatellite markers for the tropical moss, Acanthorrhynchium papillatum

Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 396-398.


Natal dispersal and breeding dispersal in a spitting spider, Scytodes pallida (Araneae: Scytodidae), from Singapore

Journal of Zoology, London 268: 121-126.


Extreme ultraviolet sexual dimorphism in jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae)

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 89: 397-406.


Behavioural evidence of ultraviolet sensitivity in jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae)

Journal of Comparative Physiology A 192: 871-878.


Persistent organic pollutants in moss as bioindicators of atmosphere pollution in Singapore

Chemosphere 64: 596-602.


DNA Barcoding and Taxonomy in Diptera: A Tale of High Intraspecific Variability and Low Identification Success

Systematic Biology 55(5) 715-728.


Conditional use of honest signaling by a Batesian mimic

Behavioral Ecology 17: 575-580.


Honest signalling in a Batesian mimic: conditional anti-predator behaviour in jumping spiders

Behavoral Ecology 17: 575-580.


Innate aversion to ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and ant mimics: experimental findings from mantises (Mantodea)

Biological Journal of Linnean Society 88: 23-32.


Out of the frying pan and into the fire: a novel trade-off for Batesian mimics

Ethology 112: 270-277.


Arthropoda, Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Grapsidae

Denisia (France) 18: 474.


A new genus of varunid crabs from the Philippines (Crustacea: Decapoda: Grapsidae)

Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington ( USA), 119 (1): 49-57.


Cancer setosus Fabricius, 1798: (currently Pseudograpsus setosus; Crustacea, Decapoda): Proposed replacement of syntypes by a neotype

Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature ( United Kingdom): in press


Effects of anthropogenic land use on forest birds and butterflies in Subic Bay, Philippines

Biological Conservation 129:256-270.


British Bryological Society Expedition to Mulanje Mountain, Malawi. 14. Sematophyllaceae (Bryopsida): Part 1

Journal of Bryology 28: 360-362.


A new species of Ptychognathus Stimpson, 1858 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Varunidae) from the Ryukyu Islands, southwestern Japan

Zootaxa (USA), 1260: 56-66.


Polyploidy in invasive plant species of Singapore

Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 151: 395-403.


Conservation value of degraded habitats for forest birds in southern Peninsular Malaysia

Diversity and Distributions 12:572-581.


Southeast Asian biodiversity in crisis

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.


Biodiversity and human livelihood crises in the Malay Archipelago

Conservation Biology 20:1811-1813.


Southeast Asian birds in peril

Auk 123:275-277.


Long-term avifaunal impoverishment in an isolated tropical woodlot

Conservation Biology 20:772-779.


Winged Invaders: ‘ Pest’ birds of Asia-Pacific

SNP, Singapore.


High sensitivity of montane bird communities to habitat disturbance in Peninsular Malaysia

Biological Conservation 129:149-166.


Female-biased predation risk and its differential effect on the male and female courtship behaviour of jumping spiders

Animal Behaviour 71: 531-537.


Mitochondrial DNA sequence analyses in Bornean sucker fishes (Balitoridae: Teleostei: Gastromyzontinae)

Integrative Zoology1 (1): 12-14.


A revised catalogue of mosses reported from Borneo

Journal of Hattori Botanical Laboratory 99: 107-183.


Mosses of Gunung Halimun National Park, West Java, Indonesia

Reinwardtia 12: 205-214.


New records of Thailand mosses collected from Chiang Mai Province

Tropical Bryology 27: 95-100.


The Borneo Suckers. [Revision of the torrent loaches of Borneo (Teleostei: Balitoridae: Gastromyzon, Neogastromyzon)].

Natural History Publications ( Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, i-vii + 245 pp., 130 figures, 18 colour plates, July 2006.   ISBN 9838121053.


Book Review. A photographic guide to the Inland-water Fishes of Taiwan.

Volume 1. Cypriniformes. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (1): 213.


Book Review. A guide to Gobies of Singapore.

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (1): 214.


Book Review. A first look at the Fish species of the Middle Malinau. Taxonomy, ecology, vulnerability and importance.

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (1): 214.


Book Review. An Atlas of Ichthyotoxic, Medicinal and Dangerous fishes

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (1): 215.


Book Review. Development of Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary as a Totally Protected Area.

Fish Resources Assessment Study of Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary and Batang Ai National Park. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (1): 215-216.


Book Review. A Field Guide to the Fishes of Kuching Rivers, Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54 (2): 427.


Three new species of Gastromyzon (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from southern Sarawak

Zootaxa 1126: 1-19.


Six new species of Betta (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) from Borneo

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 17 (2): 97-114. June 2006.


Three new species of Gastromyzon (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from the Temburong River basin, Brunei Darussalam, Borneo

Zootaxa 1117: 1-19.


Nature Reserve Parks, Gardens and Streetscapes: Today Singapore, Tomorrow the World

Phenotype-environment matching in the shore crab (Carcinus maenas)

Marine Biology, 148: 1357-1367.


Field Course Fundamentals: To Generalise, Specialise or Compromise?

CDTLink, 10(3): 1-2, 11.


New species of the water strider genera Eotrechus Kirkaldy and Rhyacobates Esaki (Heteroptera: Gerridae) from Vietnam

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54(1): 11-20.


A new genus and species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae: Spartaeinae) from Malaysia

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 54: 241-244.


Phylogenetics of the brachyuran crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda): The status of Podotremata based on small subunit nuclear ribosomal RNA

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 45: 576-586.


Pleistacantha ori, a new species of deep-water spider crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Majidae) from the western Indian Ocean

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 67-74.


The pinnotherid type material of Semper (1880), Nauck (1880) and Bürger (1895) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura.

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 191-226.


Visayeres acron, a new genus and species of pinnotherid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Philippines

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 187-189.


Feral populations of the Australian Red-Claw crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus von Martens) in water supply catchments of Singapore

Biological Invasions, 9(8): 943-946.


Cryptic species as a window on diversity and conservation

Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 22: 148-155.


Rensch’s rule in insects: patterns among and within species. In: Fairbairn, D. J., W. U. Blanckenhorn & T. Székely (eds.), Sex, Size and Gender Roles: Evolutionary Studies of Sexual Size Dimorphism

Oxford University Press. Pp 60-70.


Proximate causes of Rensch’s rule: Does sexual size dimorphism in arthropods result from sex differences in development time?

American Naturalist 169: 245-257.


Global evidence that deforestation amplifies flood risk and severity in the developing world

Global Change Biology 13: 2379-2395.


A revision of the Caridina gracilirostris De Man, 1892, species group, with descriptions of two new taxa (Decapoda; Caridea; Atyidae)

Journal of Natural History 41(25-28): 1585-1602.


Freshwater shrimps of the family Atyidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) from peninsular Malaysia and Singapore

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 55(2): 277-309.


Country Report on the Status of Invasive Alien Species in Singapore

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 9 pp. (Country Report, prepared for ASEANET-GISIN Training Workshop on Invasive Species Database Development in the ASEAN Region).


Coral reefs. Seminar for hotel guests

(22 Aug 2007, Angsana Resort and Spa, Bintan, Indonesia)


Coral reefs of Southeast Asia – is there hope?

Journal Of Marine Science And Environment, C5: 3-6.


Status of Marine Protected Areas in Southeast Asia – what next?

Second ASEAN Heritage Parks and 4th Regional Conference on Protected Areas in Southeast Asia (Invited paper). 23-27 Apr 2007, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.


Conserving reefs beside a marine landfill in Singapore

Coral Reefs 26: 719-719.


A new genus for cave-dwelling crabs previously assigned to Sesarmoides ( Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 227–231.


Two new subfamilies of Varuninae (Crustacea: Brachyura), with description of two new genera

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 257-272.


A new species of deep-sea crab of the genus Chaceon (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Geryonidae) from Western Australia

Zootaxa 1505: 51-62.


Design of superior spider silk: from nanostructure to mechanical properties

Biophysical Journal 91: 4528-4535.


A redescription of Acanthonyx petiverii H. Milne Edwards, 1834, and designation of a neotype for Acanthonyx simplex Dana, 1852 (Brachyura, Majidae)

Crustaceana 80(5): 533-543.


Leucosiid crabs from Panglao, Philippines, with descriptions of three new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 79-94.


Marine habitat protection: A Singapore case study

Singapore Meeting on Straits of Malacca and Singapore: Enhancing Safety, Security and Environmental Protection (Invited paper). 5-6 Sep 2007, Singapore.


Monitoring wild greenfinch (Carduelis chloris) for Salmonella enterica Typhimurium

Ecological Research 22: 571-574.


The effect of transplantation on reproduction in clonal ramets of Goniopora spp

Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 50: 133-138.


Locomotion and aggregation in the fluted giant clam (Tridacna squamosa L.)

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 342: 269-281.


Inter- and intraspecific variations in the facial colours of mangrove Perisesarma crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Sesarmidae)

Hydrobiologia 598: 361-371.


Lack of Morphological Coevolution Between Male Forelegs and Female Wings in Themira (Sepsidae: Diptera: Insecta)

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 93(2): 227-238.


Sensitivity analysis, molecular systematics, and natural history evolution of Scathophagidae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha: Calyptratae)

CLADISTICS 23: 64-83.


Come all ye scientists, busy and exhausted. O come ye, O come ye, out of the lab

Nature (Correspondence; original data included) 450: 1156.


Optics of the ultra-violet reflecting scales of a jumping spider

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 274: 1583-1589.


The importance of protected areas for the forest and endemic avifauna of Sualwesi (Indonesia)

Ecological Applications 17:1727-1741.


UV light key to jumping spider mating

17th International Congress of Arachnology (5 – 10 Aug 2007, Sao Pedro, Sao Paulo, Brazil)


Biomaterials: What we can learn from spiders. International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies 2007: 10.

(1 – 6 Jul 2007, Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhinition Centre, Singapore)


Case 3389. Heterocarpus gibbosus Bate, 1888 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Pandalidae): proposed replacement of holo type by a neotype

Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 64(3): 155-159.


Effects of age and feeding history on structure-based ornaments of a jumping spider

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 274: 569-575.


Sex-specific UV and fluorescence signals in jumping spiders

Science 315: 481.


Home range, activity cycle and natal den usage of a female Sunda Pangolin Manis javanica (Mammalia: Pholidota) in Singapore

Endangered Species Research 3:111-118.


Comparing the phylogenetic signal of characters from different life history stages in endopterygote insects

Abstracts of the XXVI. Meeting of the Willi Hennig Society. Willi Hennig Society, New Orleans, p. 10.


The Burning Issue

Science 316: 376.


Trees of Bukit Timah Campus: a tribute to old friends, Singapore: National University of Singapore and Nature Society (Singapore)

Pp. 128.


Unreported yet massive deforestation driving loss of endemic biodiversity in Indian Himalaya

Biodiversity and conservation 16: 153-163.


On the genus Ladomedaeus Stevcic, 2005, from the Philippines and Japan, and the status of the Ladomedaeidae Stevcic, 2005 ( Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthoidea)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 177–185.


A new species of Geosesarma from Palawan, Philippines (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae)

Zootaxa 1607: 63-67.


Revision of the Indo-West Pacific sponge crabs of the genus Petalomera Stimpson, 1858 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Dromiidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 55(1): 107-120.


Themira biloba Andersson 1975 (Sepsidae: Diptera), a species from Manhattan’s Central Park that is new to the Nearctic Region

Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 114: 176-177.


DNA barcoding and DNA taxonomy in Diptera: An assessment based on

In Diptera Diversity: Status, Challenges, and Tools, ed. Bickel, D. et al.. Brill Academic Publishers, Pp.


DNA Barcodes or integrative taxonomy? – Identification success of DNA barcodes in insects

Abstracts of the Entomologentagung Innsbruck, ed. Fuereder et al. Innsbruck: Universitaetsverlag Innsbruck. (Plenary paper), p. 142.


More on DNA barcoding and DNA taxonomy: the tale of 50,000 sequences for 14,000 species of Metazoa

Abstracts of the XXVI. Meeting of the Willi Hennig Society. New Orleans: Willi Hennig Society, p. 12.


Is Undergraduate Research an Oxymoron? Can undergraduates do research? – A perspective from the Faculty of Science

CDTL Brief 10: 1-3


Themira biloba Andersson 1975 (Sepsidae: Diptera), a species from Manhattan’s Central Park that is new to the Nearctic Region

JOURNAL OF THE NEW YORK ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY 114: 176-177.


Macrophthalmus (Euplax) H. Milne Edwards, 1852, a valid subgenus of ocypodoid crab (Decapoda: Brachyura: Macrophthalmidae), with description of a new species from the Philippines

Journal of Crustacean Biology 27(4): 670-680.


On a new species of cavernicolous crab of the genus Sesarmoides Serène & Soh, 1970 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 55(1): 127-130.


On a new species of Elamenopsis from Singapore, with notes on Crustaenia palawanensis (Serène, 1971) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Hymenosomatidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 55(1): 121-125.


On the taxonomy of the genus Hymenicoides Kemp, 1917 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Hymenosomatidae), with resurrection of Limnopilos Chuang & Ng, 1991, and descriptions of two new species

Zootaxa 1621: 17-31.


Scandarma splendidum, a new species of tree-climbing crab (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae) from Sarawak, Malaysia, Borneo

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 55(2): 337-341.


Environmental effects of dredging on sediment nutrients, carbon and granulometry in a tropical estuary

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT, 127: 1-13.


Pseudecheneis maurus, a new species of glyptosternine catfish (Teleostei: Sisoridae) from Central Vietnam

Zootaxa, 1406: 25-32.


Xenograpsidae, a new family of grapsoid crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura) associated with shallow water hydrothermal vents

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 233-256.


Cancer setosus Fabricius, 1798 (currently Pseudograpsus setosus; Crustacea, Decapoda): proposed replacement of a syntype by a neotype

Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 64(3): 149-154.


In memoriam Dai Ai-Yun (A.Y. Dai) (1930-2005)

Crustaceana 81(1): 109-118.


The Forgotten World of Peat Swamps. In: The Biodiversity of a Peat Swamp Forest in Sarawak

Editors F. Abang and I. Das. Pp. vi-vii. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kuching Malaysia, 142 pp.


On a new genus and species of euryplacid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Goneplacoidea) from the Philippines

Zootaxa 1549: 43-53.


On the identity of the poisonous marine crab, Atergatis floridus (Linnaeus, 1767) and recognition of Atergatis ocyroe ( Herbst, 1801) as a valid species from the Indian Ocean ( Crustacea: Brachyura: Xanthidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 169–175.


Case 3394. Etisus H. Milne Edwards, 1834 and Chlorodiella Rathbun, 1897 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura): proposed conservation of the generic names by suppression of the generic name Clorodius A. G. Desmarest, 1823

Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 64(1): 19-24.


Private Lives. An Exposé of Singapore’s Shores

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore, 212 pp.


Establishment of the Vultocinidae, a new family for an unusual new genus and new species of Indo-West Pacific crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Goneplacoidea), with comments on the taxonomy of the Goneplacidae

Zootaxa 1558: 39-68.


Two new species of deep-water xanthid crabs of the genera Euryxanthops Garth & Kim, 1983, and Medaeops Guinot, 1967 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthidae) from New Zealand

Zootaxa 1505: 37-50.


Liagore pulchella, a new species of xanthid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Vanuatu

Zootaxa 1665: 53-60.


On two species of deep sea homoloid crabs of the genus Dicranodromia ( Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Homolodromiidae) from the Philippines, with description of a new species

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 47-53.


A new genus and new species of leucosiid crab from New Caledonia, with a note on the validity of Tanaoa serenei (Richer de Forges, 1983) ( Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura)

Zootaxa 1662: 15-24.


A new species of deep-water spider crab of the genus Rochinia A. Milne-Edwards, 1875, from Guam (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majidae)

Zootaxa 1610: 61-68.


The Brachyura of New Caledonia. In: Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia. C. E. Payri & B. Richer de Forges (Editors)

Documents Scientifiques et Techniques, Volume Spécial, deuxième édition Institut de recherché pour le developpement, Noumea, pp. 315-331.


Malaysian freshwater crabs: conservation prospects and challenges

In Chua, L. S. L., L. G. Kirton & L. G. Shaw (eds), Status of Biological Diversity in Malaysia and Threat Assessment of Plant Species in Malaysia. Proceedings of the Seminar and Workshop, 28–30 June 2005, Pp. 95–120.


Expression pattern of three-finger toxin and phospholipase A2 genes in the venom glands of two sea snakes, Lapemis curtus and Acalyptophis peronii: comparison of evolution of these toxins in land snakes, sea kraits and sea snakes

BMC Evolutionary Biology 7(1):175.


Unreported yet massive deforestation driving loss of endemic biodiversity in Indian Himalaya

Biodiversity and Conservation 16:153-163.


The phylogeny of Calyptratae (Diptera). Abstracts of the 3rd Dresden Meeting on Insect Phylogeny

Dresden: Conference Organizers. (3rd Dresden Meeting on Insect Phylogeny, 21- 23 Sep 2007, Zoological Museum Dresden, Dresden, Germany)


DNA Taxonomy: How many DNA sequences are needed for solving a taxonomic problem?

The case of two parapatric species of louse Flies (Diptera: Hippoboscidae: Ornithomya (Latreille, 1802). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 65: 111-117.


Phylogenetic relationships and the evolution of host choice in louse- and batflies (Hippoboscoidea: Diptera)

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45: 111-122.


Predation on artificial nests and caterpillar models across a disturbance gradient in Subic Bay, Philippines

Journal of Tropical Ecology 23:27-33.


The red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) in Asia: a review

In Biological invaders in inland waters: Profiles, distribution, and threats, Ed. Gherardi F., pp 161-174. Amsterdam: Springer.


A new species of Cyrtomaia Miers, 1886 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Majidae) from Micronesia

Zootaxa 1409: 61-67.


New records and new species of Homolidae De Haan, 1839, from the Philippines and French Polynesia (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 29-45.


Notes on deep-sea spider crabs of the genus Cyrtomaia Miers, 1886, from the Philippines (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Majidae), with description of a new species

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 55-65.


On a new genus and new species of deep-water spider crab from the Philippines (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Majidae)

Zootaxa 1644: 59-68.


Evolution of miniaturization and the phylogenetic position of Paedocypris, comprising the world’s smallest vertebrate

BMC (BioMedCentral) Evolutionary Biology 1-10.


Conservation biology: predicting birds’ responses to fragmentation

Current Biology 19: R838-R840.


When Not Extinct is not good news: Conservation in the Sangihe Islands

CONSERVATION BIOLOGY 21: 4-5.


Phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus Geothelphusa (Crustacea: Decapoda, Brachyura, Potamidae) in southwestern Taiwan based on two mitochondrial genes

Zoological Science 24: 57-66.


Phylogeny of the freshwater crab genus Somanniathelphusa Bott (Decapoda: Parathelphusidae) from Taiwan and the coastal regions of China, with notes on their biogeography

Invertebrate Systematics 21: 29-37.


Families of loach fishes (Teleostei; Cobitoidea) as revealed from nuclear genetic data and the position of the enigmatic genera Barbucca, Psilorhynchus, Serpenticobitis and Vaillantella

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44 (3): 358-365.


Tropical conservation biology

Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK. 344 pp., 150 illus.


Correlates of extinction proneness in tropical angiosperms

Diversity and Distributions 14:1-10.


Convergent evolution of eye ultrastructure and divergent evolution of vision-mediated predatory behavior in jumping spiders.

Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20: 1478-1489.


Morphology and Molecules: the evolution and phylogeny of Sepsidae

Abstracts of the XXVI. Meeting of the Willi Hennig Society. New Orleans: Willi Hennig Society, p. 18.


Decoration and communication: functional significance of web decorations in spiders of the genus Cyclosa (Araneae: Araneidae)

17th International Congress of Arachnology. Sao Pedro, Sao Paulo, Botswana, p. 230.


Smallest fish found in Peat Swamp Forests in Southeast Asia

OmniSci, May 2007: 15.


Book Review. Fishes of Mongolia. A check-list of the fishes known to occur in Mongolia with comments on systematics and nomenclature.

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 55 (1): 223.


Book Review. Status of Biological Diversity in Malaysia and threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia.

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 55 (2): 399.


Book Review. The biodiversity of a peat swamp forest in Sarawak.

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 55 (2): 400.


The freshwater fishes of Binyo-Penyilam and Bukit Sarang conservation areas, Bintulu Division, Sarawak, p. 79-82, pls. 5-6.

Proceedings of the Regional Conference: Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Planted Forests Southeast Asia, 15-18 January 2007, Eds. R. Stuebing, J. Unggang, J. Ferner, J. Ferner, B. Giman & K. P. Kee.   Forest Department, Sarawak Forestry Corporation & Grand Perfect Sdn Bhd, Kuching, 2007, i-ix, 232 pp.   ISBN 978-983-43752-0-1.


The Natural Heritage of Singapore (2nd edition)

Prentice Hall/Pearson Education South Asia Pte Ltd., 271 pp.


The Angiosperm Flora of Singapore: Cannaceae, The Angiosperm Flora of Singapore, vol. 3, ed. H.T.W. Tan and T. Morgany

Singapore: Singapore University Press and National Parks Board, Singapore, 2007. 3 pp.


Descriptions of new genera from the subfamily Parthenopinae ( Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Parthenopidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 95-119.


Review of the Daldorfiinae Ng & Rodríguez, 1986 ( Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Parthenopidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 121–167.


Experiences(s) in creating distance learning texts

Bioscience Education 10- 3.


Using quizzes, activities and games (QAG) to engage and motivate biology students

Experiments in Pedagogy: Selected papers from PDP-T Programme. Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning, National University of Singapore, 2: 61-69.


Visitor-associated variation in captive Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana diana) behaviour

Applied Animal Behaviour Science 107: 162-165.


Within-group variation in captive Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana diana) behaviour

Journal of Ethology 26: 273-278.


Citing practices in ecology: can we believe our own words?

Oikos 116: 1599-1601.


The phylogeny of the Sciomyzoidea (Diptera)

Abstracts of the 3rd Dresden Meeting on Insect Phylogeny (2007). Dresden: Conference Organizers. (Invited paper) (3rd Dresden Meeting on Insect Phylogeny, 21-23 Sep 2007, Zoological Museum Dresden.


The giant freshwater prawns of the Macrobrachium rosenbergii species group (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 55(2): 321-336 .


Evolution of sociality in the spitting spider, Scytodes (Araneae: Scytodidae)

17th International Congress of Arachnology: 234 (5 – 10 Aug 2007, Sao Pedro, Sao Paulo, Brazil)


Phenology of tropical birds in Peninsular Malaysia: effects of selective logging and food resources

Auk124:945-961.


Phylogeny and Systematics of Diptera: Two Decades of Progress and Prospects

Zootaxa 1668: 565-590.


On the genus “Potamon” and allies in Indochina ( Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Potamidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 16: 273–308.


Phylogeny and biogeography of the freshwater crab genus Johora (Crustacea: Brachyura: Potamidae) from the Malay Peninsula, and the origins of its insular fauna

Zoologica Scripta, 36: 255–269.


Methods of ingestion and incisal designs

In Technique and applications in dental anthropology, ed. Irish, J D and G C Nelson. Cambridge studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology, vol. 53. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. 349-363.


Alain raymondi, a new species of deepwater pinnotherid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Philippines, commensal with holothurians

Zootaxa 1919: 61-68.


Positive selection in ASPM is correlated with cerebral cortex but not whole brain size evolution across primates

Molecular Biology and Evolution 25: 2247–2250.


Novel way of measuring the fracture toughness of leaves and other thin films using a single inclined razor blade

New Phytologist 177(3): 830-837.


Morphology and DNA sequences confirm the first Neotropical record for the Holarctic sepsid species Themira leachi (Meigen) (Diptera: Sepsidae)

Zootaxa 1933: 63–65.


Secondarily reduced foreleg armature in Perochaeta dikowi sp. n. (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha: Sepsidae) due to a novel mounting technique

Systematic Entomology 33: 552–559.


Molecular phylogeny of the Papuan microhylid frogs (Anura: Microhylidae: Asterophryinae and Genyophryninae) inferred from 12S and 16S mitochondrial DNA sequences

In Press. Mol Phyl Evol.


First lungless frog found on Borneo
  1. Current Biology Vol 18: R374-R375.

Forgetting Habitat Loss in Amphibian Extinctions – Missing the Forest for the Disease

A response to: Riding the Wave: Reconciling the Roles of Disease and Climate Change in Amphibian Declines Lips KR, Diffendorfer J, Mendelson III JR, Sears, MW PLoS Biology Vol. 6, No. 3.


Indonesia’s protected areas need more protection – suggestions from island examples

In Sodhi, N.S., G. Acciaioli, M. Erb & A. K.-J. Tan (Editors). Biodiversity and human livelihoods in protected areas: case studies from the Malay Archipelago. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. Pp. 53–77.


Feeding ecology of the genus Perisesarma (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae) in Mandai Mangroves, Singapore

Journal of Crustacean Biology 28: 480-484.


Take-off and landing kinetics of a free-ranging gliding mammal, the Malayan colugo (Galeopterus variegatus)

Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences 275(1638): 1007-1013.


Rhadinoplax, a new genus of Progeryonidae Števčić, 2005, for Carcinoplax microphthalmus Guinot & Richer de Forges, 1981, and a redescription of Paragalene longicrura (Nardo, 1868) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Goneplacoidea)

Zootaxa 1777: 53-68.


The effects of male-male contest and female eavesdropping on female mate choice and male mating success in a jumping spider, Thiania bhamoensis (Araneae: Salticidae)

Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62: 639-646.


Enoplometopus A. Milne-Edwards, 1862 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Nephropoidea) from the Philippines, with description of one new species and a revised key to the genus

Bulletin of Marine Science 83(2): 347-365.


Anticipated impacts of climate change on marine biodiversity based on field situations that simulate climate change scenarios in Singapore

International Conference-Workshop on Biodiversity and Climate Change in Southeast Asia: Adaptation and Mitigation (invited country paper). 19-20 Feb 2008, Manila.


Cross-border marine research – the Southeast Asia experience

Workshop on Governance of Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Management Issues and Policy Options (Invited paper). 3-5 Nov 2008, Singapore.


ICM in Singapore?

Interagency Workshop on Strategy and Implementation of Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) for Singapore (Invited paper). 4-5 Feb 2009, Singapore.


Nature and Sustainability of the Marine Environment

In Spatial Planning for a Sustainable Singapore , Eds. T.C. Wong, B. Yuen, C. Goldblum, 169-182. Dordrecht: Springer.


Status and challenges of coral reef conservation and MPA networks in East Asia

nternational Coral Reef Marine Protected Area Network Meeting and 4th ICRI East Asia Regional Meeting (Keynote paper). 17-19 Nov 2008, Tokyo.


The marine environment: only ships and sediment?

Spatial Planning for a Sustainable Singapore (Invited paper). 3 Apr 2008, Singapore.


The marine flora and fauna of the Tioman group of islands

In Natural History of the Pulau Tioman Group of Islands, Eds. Phang S.M., Affendi Y.A., Ooi J.L.S., Haji A.J., pp 15-18. Kuala Lumpur : Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Malaya.


The lecithotrophic zoea of Chirostylus ortmanni Miyake & Baba, 1968 (Crustacea: Anomura: Galatheoidea: Chirostylidae) described from laboratory hatched material

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56(1): 85-94.


A checklist of Crustacea Decapoda collected from Conic Island Cave and adjacent areas of Hong Kong

Journal of Natural History 42(9-12): 913-926.


Using biogeographical patterns of endemic land snails to improve conservation planning for limestone karsts

141: 2751-2764.


New species of Anomochilus from Borneo ( Squamata: Anomochilidae)

Journal of Herpetology 42 (3): 584-591 (September 2008).


The Singapore Red Data Book. Threatened Plants and Animals of Singapore. Second Edition.

Nature Society (Singapore), 285 pp. ISBN 978-981-08-0200-4.


The effect of transplantation on reproduction in clonal ramets of Goniopora columna on Singapore’s coral reefs

Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 50 (3): 133-138


Can giant clam (Tridacna squamosa) populations be restored in Singapore’s heavily sedimented waters?

Aquatic Conservation 18: 570–579.


The defensive role of scutes in juvenile fluted giant clams (Tridacna squamosa)

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 359: 77–83.


Sepsid even-skipped enhancers are functionally conserved in Drosophila despite lack of sequence conservation

PLoS Genetics 4: e1000106. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000106


A new species of bent-toed gecko Cyrtodactylus Gray 1827, (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the islands of Sulawesi, Indonesia

Herpetologica 64 (1): 109-120.


Two unrecorded genera and species of brachyuran crabs (Decapoda: Camptandriidae, Pilumnidae) from Taiwan, with a note on Cancer semicylindrus Fabricius, 1798

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement 19: 99-103.


Slow mitochondrial COI sequence evolution at the base of the metazoan tree and its implications for DNA barcoding

Journal of Molecular Evolution 66: 167-174.


Lack of Morphological Coevolution Between Male Forelegs and Female Wings in Themira (Sepsidae: Diptera: Insecta)

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 227-238.


Biofuels: Waste not, want not

Science (Correspondence) 320: 1419.


A revision of the shore crabs of the genus Eriphia Latreille, 1817 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Eriphiiidae)

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56(2): 327-355.


A synopsis of the genus Lobocheilos in Java, Sumatra and Borneo, with descriptions of six new species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 19 (1): 27-58.


Kottelatlimia hipporhynchos, a new species of loach from southern Borneo (Teleostei: Cobitidae)

Zootaxa 1967: 63-72.


The Muscoidea (Diptera: Calyptratae) is paraphyletic: Evidence from four mitochondrial and four nuclear genes

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49: 639–652.


An annotated checklist of the gobioid fishes of Singapore

An annotated checklist of the gobioid fishes of Singapore


Sexual dichromatism and male colour morph in ultraviolet-B reflectance in two populations of the jumping spider Phintella vittata (Araneae: Salticidae) from tropic China

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 7-20.


UVB-based mate choice cues used by females of the jumping spider Phintella vittata

Current Biology 18: 699-703.


Water World, p. 131-142. Eds. P. K. L. Ng, L. K. Wang & K. K. P. Lim. Private Lives. An Exposé of Singapore’s Mangroves

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, Singapore, 249 pp, November 2008. ISBN 9789810819439.


Fishes, p. 145-154. Eds. G. W. H. Davison, P. K. L. Ng & H. C. Ho. The Singapore Red Data Book. Threatened Plants and Animals of Singapore. Second edition.

The Nature Society (Singapore), i-viii + 285 pp, September 2008. ISBN 9789810802004.


Conservation with sense

Science 319:281. (Letter)


Status of Thrixspermum amplexicaule (Bl) Rchb.F. (Orchidaceae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 61-64 (3 September 2008).


A new locality of Duliticola hoiseni Wong in Singapore

Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 195-200 (21 November 2008).


Improved COI barcoding primers for Southeast Asian perching birds (Aves: Passeriformes)
  1. Molecular Ecology Resources, in press.

Phylogeography and genetic diversity of a widespread Old World butterfly, Lampides boeticus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)

BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 301.


DNA Sequences in Taxonomy: Opportunities and Challenges

Page 95-128. Book chapter for “The New Taxonomy” Systematics Association Special Volume edited by Q. Wheeler. CRC Press.


Evolution: Teaching the Controversy

CDTLink 12: 4,14.


The use of mean instead of smallest interspecific distances exaggerates the size of the “barcoding gap” and leads to misidentification

Systematic Biology 57: 809–813.


A new species of Alainodaeus Davie, 1993 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthidae) from Balicasag Island, Philippines, with a key to the genus

Zootaxa 1897: 53-63.


New genera and species of euxanthine crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthidae) from the Bohol Sea, the Philippines

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56(2): 385-404.


Rediscovery of the rare euxanthine crab, Guinotellus melvillensis Serène, 1971 (Decapoda, Brachyura, Xanthidae) in the Philippines

Crustaceana 82(1): 39-51.


Descriptions of five new species of false spider crabs (Decapoda: Brachyura: Hymenosomatidae) from the Philippines

Marine Biology Research 4: 429-441.


A new species of Chiromantes s. str. (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae) from the Ryukyu Islands, Japan, with a note on the identity of Holometopus serenei Soh, 1978

Crustacean Research 37: 1-13.


Two new genera and two new species of troglobitic false spider crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Hymenosomatidae) from Indonesia, with notes on Cancrocaeca Ng, 1991

Zootaxa 1739: 21-40.


Poster presentation – Unwelcome guests: alien aquatic organisms in Singapore’s reservoirs

Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2008 – Water Convention, 24-26 June 2008, Suntec Singapore [C-13].


Opinion 2213 (Case 3387). Cancer setosus Fabricius, 1798; (currently Pseudograpsus setosus; Crustacea, Decapoda): replacement of a syntype by a neotype approved

Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 65(4): 323-324.


The National Taiwan Museum and Taiwanese Carcinology 20 years on

Taiwan Natural Science 98: 54-57.


A revision of Latopilumnus Türkay & Schuhmacher, 1985, and Aniptumnus Ng, 2002 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Pilumnidae) with larval comparisons

Journal of Natural History 42(9-12): 885-912.


A new species of Notonyx A. Milne-Edwards, 1873 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Goneplacidae) from Indonesia

Zootaxa 1897: 20-26.


Fauna: Vertebrates. In: Davison, G. W. H., P. K. L. Ng and H. C. Ho (Editors)

The Singapore Red Data Book. Threatened Plants and Animals of Singapore. Second Edition. Nature Society (Singapore), pp. 144.


Systema Brachyurorum: Part I. An annotated checklist of extant brachyuran crabs of the world

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement 17: 1-286.


Private Lives

An Exposé of Singapore’s Mangroves. Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore, 249 pp. ISBN 978-981-08-1942-2.


Fauna: Invertebrates. In: Davison, G. W. H., P. K. L. Ng and H. C. Ho (Editors)

The Singapore Red Data Book. Threatened Plants and Animals of Singapore. Second Edition. Nature Society (Singapore), pp. 37-38.


Bending for love: losses and gains of sexual dimorphisms are strictly correlated with changes in the mounting position of sepsid flies (Sepsidae: Diptera)

BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:155.


Poster presentation – The biodiversity of mangrove habitats in Singapore

Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2008 – Water Convention, 24-26 June 2008, Suntec Singapore [W-20].


New records of deep-sea spider crabs of the genus Cyrtomaia Miers, 1886, from the Pacific Ocean, with description of a new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Majidae)

Zootaxa 1861: 17-28.


New western Pacific records of Homolidae De Haan, 1839, with descriptions of new species of Homolochunia Doflein, 1904, and Latreillopsis Henderson, 1888 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura)

Zootaxa 1967: 1-35.


A new molluscivore crab from Lake Poso confirms the multiple colonization of ancient lakes in Sulawesi by freshwater crabs (Decapoda: Brachyura)

Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 154: 211-221.


Tropical biodiversity loss and people – a brief review

Basic and Applied Ecology 9:93-99.


Biodiversity and human livelihoods in protected areas: case studies from the Malay Archipelago

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.


Measuring the meltdown: drivers of global amphibian extinction and decline

PLoS One 3(2): e1636.


Morphology versus Molecules: The phylogenetic relationships of Sepsidae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha) based on morphology and DNA sequence data from ten genes

Cladistics 24: 902–916.


A sighting of a Stinkhorn Fungus, Dictyophora species

Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 165-169 (11 November 2008).


Apparent mimicry of jellyfish by juvenile Pomfret (Teleostei: Stromateidae: Pampus chinensis)

Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 139-142 (14 October 2008).


Book Review. An Identification Guide to the Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles of Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore and Timor Leste

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56 (1): 209.


Book Review. Fish fauna of Pulong Tau National Park. ITTO project PD 224/03 Rev.1 (F) Transboundary biodiversity conservation – the Pulong Tau National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56 (2): 467-488.


Book Review. Wild Animals of Singapore. A Photographic Guide to Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians and Freshwater Fishes

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56 (2): 466.


The enigma of the red Sumatran fighter (Betta rubra) unveiled

Anabantoid Association of Great Britain. Labyrinth 152: 5-8.


The enigmatic Bornean lungless frog – Barbourula kalimantanensis ( Anura: Bombinatoridae) – a first hand encounter

Raffles Museum News, blog at http://news.rafflesmuseum.net/, dated 11 April 2008.


Revision of the cyprinid genus Eirmotus, with description of three new species from Sumatra and Borneo

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 56 (2): 423-433.


Acarichthys heckelii (Müller & Troschel), an introduced cichlid fish in Singapore

Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 129-133 (8 October 2008).


First record of a nepenthiphilous crab in Singapore (Crusacea: Decapoda: Sesarmidae)

Nature in Singapore 2008 1: 201-205 (25 November 2008).


Poster presentation – Fishes of Marina Bay, pre-Barrage surveys and post-Barrage occupants

Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2008 – Water Convention, 24-26 June 2008, Suntec Singapore [W-9].


Comments on the proposed suppression of Gobius lagocephalus Pallas, 1770 (Osteichthyes, Teleostei, Gobiidae) (Case 3383; see BZN 64: 103-107)

Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 65 (2): 150-151, June 2008.


New records of Sphagnum moss in the lowland tropics

Gardenwise 31: 11-12, July 2008.


A new species of Pseudolambrus (Crustacea: Brachyura: Parthenopidae: Parthenopinae) from Panglao, Bohol, the Philippines”

Zootaxa 1731 (2008): 63 68.


“Flowery stinger” and “Babies in the stomach” (sea anemones of the mangroves), in P. K. L. Ng, L. K. Wang & K. K. P. Lim (eds.), Private Lives

An Exposé of Singapore’s Mangroves. Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore: 95–96.


The need for specifying species concepts: how many species of silvered langurs (Trachypithecus cristatus group) should be recognized?

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49: 688–689.


Plant Magic: Auspicious and Inauspicious Plants from around the World

Marshall Cavendish, Singapore.


Morphological plasticity in scleractinian corals

Biological Reviews 83: 315-337.


Giant clam conservation and research in Singapore

Tentacle. IUCN/SSC Mollusc Specialist Group 16: 01.


Citations: poor practices by authors reduce their value

Nature (Correspondence) 451: 244.


Hidden dangers of a ‘citation culture’

Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics 8:13-16.


Status of coral reefs of Southeast Asia: 2008

Tenth Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Coastal and Marine Environment (Invited paper). 29 Jun – 1 Jul 2009, Singapore.


Status of coral reefs in Southeast Asia

In Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2008 , Ed. Wilkinson C.R. pp 131-144. Townsville: Australian Institute of Marine Science.


Case 3428. Palaemon rosenbergii De Man, 1879 (currently Macrobrachium rosenbergii; Crustacea, Decapoda): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a neotype

Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, London, U.K., 65(4): 288-292.


Global diversity of crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) living in freshwater

In: E. V. Balian, C. Lévêque, H. Segers and K. Martens (editors). Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment. Hydrobiologia 575: 275-286


Crustaceans, in G. W. H. Davison, P. K. L. Ng & H. C. Ho (eds.), The Singapore Red Data Book

Threatened Plants & Animals of Singapore. Second Edition. Nature Society (Singapore): 110–128, 259–262 (checklist).


Horseshoe crabs, Decapod Crustaceans. In: Davison, G. W. H., P. K. L. Ng and H. C. Ho (Editors). The Singapore Red Data Book

Threatened Plants and Animals of Singapore. Second Edition. Nature Society (Singapore), pp. 110-128.


Primate home range and GRIN2A, a receptor gene involved in neuronal plasticity: implications for the evolution of spatial memory

Genes, Brain and Behavior, 8: 435-441.


Invertebrate systematics – past and future

Invertebrate Systematics, 23, I-IV.


New Guinea highland origin of a widespread arthropod supertramp

Proceedings of the Royal Society London, 276: 2359-2367.


Sound production and reception in two species of mangrove crabs of the genus Perisesarma (crustacea: decapoda: brachyura: sesarmidae)

Aquatic Biology, 5: 107-116.


Panglao 2004- investigations of the marine species richness in the Philippines

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 20: 1-19.


Flooding policy makers with evidence to save forests

Ambio, 38: 125-126.


Tropical turmoil? a biodiversity tragedy in progress

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 7: 79-87. (cover page article)


Urgent preservation of boreal carbon stocks and biodiversity

Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 24: 541-548.


A new family for Sotoplax robertsi Guinot, 1984, with a diagnosis and key to the Goneplacoidea MacLeay, 1838 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura)

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 2356: 36–56.


An allometric analysis of juvenile fluted giant clam shells (Tridacna squamosa L.)

Journal of Conchology, 39: 621-652.


A checklist of the total vascular plant flora of Singapore: native, naturalised and cultivated species

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore, Singapore. 273 pp.


Biodiversity in sustainable cities

In World Cities: Achieving Liveability and Vibrancy, ed. Ooi, G.L. & B. Yuen, 131-153. Singapore: World Scientific.


Coral reef restoration in the South China Sea

Galaxea, 11: 67 74.


A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 21: 1-109.


Biodiversity Research Based on Taxonomic Revisions – A Tale of Unrealized Opportunities –

Book chapter for Diptera Diversity: Status, Challenges, and Tools edited for Brill Academic Publishers by T. Pape et al., pp. 323-345.


The sixth mass (co)extinction-are most endangered species parasites and mutualists?

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B:, 276: 3037-3045.


Prospects for tropical forest biodiversity in a human-modified world

Ecology Letters, 12: 561-582.


Biodiversity and REDD at Copenhagen

Current Biology 19:R974-R976.


More evidence for pervasive paraphyly in scleratinian corals: systematic study of Southeast Asian Faviidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia) based on molecular and morphological data

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 50: 102-116.


An inventory of zooxanthellate scleractinian corals in Singapore, including 34 new species records

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 22: 69-80.


Pheromone-based female mate choice and its effect on reproductive investment in a spitting spider

Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology, 63: 923-930.


Osteochilus flavicauda, a new species of fish from Malay Peninsula (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 20 (1): 1-5.


Mate plugging via genital mutilation in nephilid spiders: an evolutionary hypothesis

Journal of Zoology, London 277: 257-266.


Are coral-dwelling crabs monophyletic? A phylogeny of the Trapezioidea (Crustacea : Decapoda : Brachyura)

Invertebrate Systematics, 23: 402-408.


Determinants of local people’s attitude toward conservation and the consequential effects on illegal resource harvesting in the protected areas of Sulawesi (Indonesia)

Environmental Conservation, 36: 157-170.


Changes in dung beetle communities and associated dung removal services along a gradient of tropical forest disturbance in South-East Asia

Journal of Tropical Ecology, 25: 677-680.


Mitochondrial and nuclear markers support the monophyly of Dolichopodidae and suggest a rapid origin of the subfamilies (Diptera)

Systematic Entomology, in press.


Improved COI barcoding primers for Southeast Asian perching birds (Aves: Passeriformes)

Molecular Ecology Resources, 9: 37–40.


The status and distribution of Barclaya (Nymphaeaceae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 2: 237-245 (11 June 2009).


The distribution and status in Singapore of Bulbophyllum sessile (Koen.)

J. J. Sm. (Orchidaceae). Nature in Singapore, 2: 393–395.


The status and distribution in Singapore of Dipteris conjugata Reinw. (Dipteridaceae)

Nature in Singapore, 2: 339–345.


The status of Gastrodia javanica (Bl.) Lindl. in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 2: 415–419.


The status and distribution in Singapore of Acriopsis liliifolia (Koenig) Ormerod (Orchidaceae)

Nature in Singapore, 2: 481–485.


Tuberous, epiphytic, rubiaceous myrmecophytes of Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 2: 231–236.


The Raffles Bulletin, 1928-2009: eight decades of brachyuran crab research (Crustacea: Decapoda)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 20: 291-307.


Revision of the crab genus Garthambrus Ng, 1996, with the description of two new genera and discussion of the status of Tutankhamen Rathbun, 1925 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Parthenopidae)

Zootaxa 2122: 1–50.


Conflict, Convergent Evolution, and the Relative Importance of Immature and Adult Characters in Endopterygote Phylogenetics

Annual Review of Entomology, 54: 85-104.


DNA barcoding and DNA taxonomy in Diptera: An assessment based on 4261 COI sequences for 1001 species

Book chapter for Diptera Diversity: Status, Challenges, and Tools edited for Brill Academic Publishers by T. Pape et al., pp. 349-380.


Can artificial substrates enriched with crustose coralline algae enhance larval settlement and recruitment in the fluted giant clam (Tridacna squamosa)?

Hydrobiologia, 625: 83-90.


Stingers in a strange land: South American freshwater stingrays (Potamotrygonidae) in Singapore

Biological Invasions (August 2010), 12 (8): 2385 22.


Mangrove spiders (Araneae) of Peninsular Malaysia

International Journal of Zoological Research, 5: 9-15.


Diptera Diversity: Status, Challenges, and Tools

Brill Academic Publishers, 1-460.


From kissing to belly stridulation: comparative analysis reveals surprising diversity, rapid evolution, and much homoplasy in the mating behavior of 27 species of sepsid flies (Diptera: Sepsidae)

Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 22: 2146-2156.


Preliminary molecular examination of zooxanthellate zoanthid (Hexacorallia: Zoantharia) and associated zooxanthellae (Symbiodinium spp.) diversity in Singapore

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 22: 103-120.


Panglao 2005 – survey of the deep-water benthic fauna of the Bohol Sea and adjacent waters

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 20: 21-38.


Phylogeny of Dorippoidea (Crustacea : Decapoda : Brachyura) inferred from three mitochondrial genes

Invertebrate Systematics, 23: 223-230.


Forest fragmentation positively affecting forest birds?

Animal Conservation, 12:282-283.


Tropical Conservation Biology: response to Lugo’s tendentious review

Environmental Conservation, 36: 11-13.


A meta-analysis of the impact of anthropogenic forest disturbance on Southeast Asia’s biotas

Biotropica, 41: 103-109.


The state and conservation of Southeast Asian biodiversity

Biodiversity and Conservation, 19: 317-328.


Insect extinctions on a small denuded Bornean island

Biodiversity and Conservation, 19: 485-490.


Welfare of fish in aquaria for aesthetically enhancing public spaces (AAEPS): An incipient welfare issue?

Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 12: 263-272


Hundred questions of importance to the conservation of global biological diversity

Conservation Biology, 23: 557-567. (Featured by Nature Blog, Science Daily, BBC Wildlife).


Detritus decorations of an orb-weaving spider, Cyclosa mulmeiensis (Thorell): for food or camouflage?

Journal of Experimental Biology, 212: 1832-1839.


Observations on the Black Pomfret, Parastromateus niger (Teleostei: Perciformes: Carangidae)

Nature in Singapore, 2: 167-169 (28 April 2009).


Redescription of Betta anabatoides Bleeker, and a new species of Betta from West Kalimantan, Borneo (Teleostei: Osphronemidae)

Zootaxa, 2165: 59-68.


A new species of hill stream loach (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from Central Kalimantan, with redescriptions of Homaloptera tateregani Popta and Homaloptera stephensoni Hora

Zootaxa, 2171: 48-64.


Rasbora patrickyapi, a new species of cyprinid fish from Central Kalimantan

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 57 (2): 497-500.


Betta pardalotos, a new species of fighting fish of the B. waseri group (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 57 (2): 501-505.


Fishes of the Batang Hari basin, Sumatra

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 20 (1): 13-69.

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The potential of native woody plants for enhancing the urban waterways and water bodies environment of Singapore

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, and Singapore-Delft Water Alliance, National University of Singapore, Singapore. 28 pp.


Native and naturalised biodiversity for Singapore waterways and water bodies no. 1. Ficus microcarpa, malayan banyan

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, and Singapore-Delft Water Alliance, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore.


On Ellobium aurismalchi (Müller, 1774) (Mollusca: Ellobiidae)

Nature in Singapore, 2: 357–359.


Ambiguity, bias, and compromise: an abc of bibliometric-based performance indicators

Environment and Planning A., 41: 765-771.


Testing for camouflage using virtual prey and human ‘predators’

Journal of Biological Education, 43: 81-84.


Using an electronic classroom response system to facilitate quizzes, activities and games (QAG) in a large class scenario

CDTL Link. Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning, National University of Singapore, 13 (1) 14-17.


How basic research on giant clam defences can influence restocking decisions

Tentacle, IUCN/SSC Mollusc Specialist Group 17: Supplement 1-2.


Polymorphism and crypsis in the boring clam (Tridacna crocea): potential strategies against visual predators

Hydrobiologia, 635: 37-43.


Ontogenetic shifts in carapace patterning and/or colouration in intertidal and subtidal brachyuran crabs

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 57: 543-550.


Conservation value of cacao agroforestry for amphibians and reptiles in Southeast Asia: combining correlative models with follow-up field experiments

Journal of Applied Ecology, 46: 823-832. (cover page article)


Eating frogs into extinction. Conservation Biology, 23: 1056-1059

(Featured by New Scientist, Conservation Magazine, BBC, Royal Society Science News, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, Vancouver Sun and over 40 reports)


Evolution of life history traits in Asian freshwater prawns of the genus Macrobrachium (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae) based on multilocus molecular phylogenetic analysis

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52: 340-50.


Social behaviour of spitting spiders (Araneae: Scytodidae) from Singapore

Journal of Zoology, London 278: 74-81.


Semisubmersible oil platforms: understudied and potentially major vectors of biofouling-mediated invasions

Biofouling, 26: 179-186 (DOI 10.1080/08927010903402438).


Reproduction and infant pelage coloration of the banded leaf monkey, Presbytis femoralis (Mammalia: Primates: Cercopithecidae) in Singapore

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 411-415.


The distribution and status in Singapore of Rubus moluccanus L. var. angulosus Kalkman (Rosaceae)

Nature in Singapore, 3: 91–97.


Status and distribution in Singapore of Neoscortechinia sumatrensis S.Moore (Euphorbiaceae)

Nature in Singapore, 3: 333–336.


Rediscovery in Singapore of Pinanga simplicifrons (Miq.) Becc. (Arecaceae)

Nature in Singapore, 3: 83–86.


Rediscovery of Dendrobium aloifolium (Blume) Rchb.f. (Orchidaceae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 3: 321–325.


The status and distribution in Singapore of Finlaysonia obovata Wall

(Apocynaceae). Nature in Singapore, 3: 7–11.


Five additions to the list of Sepsidae (Diptera) for Vietnam: Perochaeta cuirassa sp. n., Perochaeta lobo sp. n., Sepsis spura sp. n., Sepsis sepsi Ozerov, 2003 and Sepsis monostigma Thompson, 1869

ZooKeys 70: 41–56.


Phylogenetic diversity of Sri Lankan freshwater crabs and its implications for conservation

Molecular Ecology, 19: 183–196.


On some octocorallia (Chidaria; Anthozoa; Alcyonacea) from Singapore, with a description of a new Cladiella species

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 1 13.


New observations of the exotic Australian red-claw crayfish, Cherax quadricarinatus (von Martens, 1868) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastactidae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 3: 99–102.


Impacts of climate change on the amphibians and reptiles of Southeast Asia

Biodiversity and Conservation, DOI: 10.1007/s10531-010-9782-4.


Forest Fragment and Breeding Habitat Characteristics Explain Frog Diversity and Abundance in Singapore

Biotropica, 42: 119-125.


Evaluating the relative environmental impact of countries

PLoS One 5: e10440.


Revision of the family Euryplacidae Stimpson, 1871 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Goneplacoidea)

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 2375: 1–130.


Identity and spread of an exotic Syngonium species in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 3: 1–5.


Identity and status in Singapore of a naturalising Senna species

Nature in Singapore, 3: 171–174.


UNEP/COBSEA State of the Marine Environment Report for the East Asian Seas 2009

Bangkok: COBSEA Secretariat. 139 pp.


Anticipated impacts of climate change on marine biodiversity: using field situations that simulate climate change in Singapore

In Moving Forward: Southeast Asian Perspectives on Climate Change and Biodiversity, pp. 131-140. Singapore: ISEAS/SEARCA.


Temporal changes in reef community structure at Bintan Island (Indonesia) suggest need for integrated management

Pacific Science, 64(1): 99-111.


Atypical morphology of Turbinaria peltata from a Singapore non‑reefal environment

Nature in Singapore,  3: 217‑219.


Invasive aliens on tropical East Asian islands

Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 411-423


Megafaunal extinctions and their consequences in the tropical Indo-Pacific

In: Haberle, S. G., J. Stevenson & M. Prebble (eds) Terra Australis 32: Altered Ecologies: Fire, Climate and Human Influence on Terrestrial Landscapes. ANU E-Press, Canberra, pp. 117-131.


A multi-region assessment of tropical forest biodiversity in a human-modified world

Biological Conservation 143: 2293-2300.


Future habitat loss and the conservation of plant biodiversity

Biological Conservation, 143 (7) 1594–1602.


The extent of undiscovered species in Southeast Asia

Biodiversity and Conservation, 19 (4), pp. 943-954.


An inventory of zooxanthellate scleractinian corals in Singapore, including 33 new records

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 22: 69-80.


Case studies on decapod crustaceans from the Philippines reveal deep, steep underwater slopes as prime habitats for ‘rare’ species. In: Lane, D. J. W. (ed.), Special Issue: Tropical Islands Biodiversity Crisis: The Indo-West Pacific

Biodiversity and Conservation, Volume 19, Number 2: 575-586.


Resilience of community forestry under conditions of armed conflict in Nepal

Environmental Conservation 37: 201-209.


An overhaul of the species-area approach for predicting biodiversity loss: incorporating matrix and edge effects

Journal of Applied Ecology 47: 1063-1070.


Wash and spin cycle threats to tropical biodiversity

Biotropica 42: 67-71.


Conserving Southeast Asia’s Imperiled Biodiversity – Scientific, Management, and Policy Challenges

Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 913-1204.


Molecular phylogeny of the Calyptratae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha) with an emphasis on the superfamily Oestroidea and the position of Mystacinobiidae and McAlpine’s Fly

Systematic Entomology, 35: 614–635.


A revision of the Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) species complex (Crustacea: Brachyura: Portunidae), with the recognition of four species

The Raffles Bulletin Of Zoology, 58: 199-237.


Better governance to save fading forests

Nature 467:789.


Critiquing the environmental benefits of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Conservation Biology 24:377-381.


On a new species of freshwater crab of the genus Terrapotamon (Brachyura, Potamidae) from Peninsular Thailand

Crustaceana, Leiden, The Netherlands, 83(1): 49–59.


Population assessment methods for the Sunda Colugo Galeopterus variegatus (Mammalia: Dermoptera) in tropical forests and their viability in Singapore

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 157-164.


Mitochondrial and nuclear markers support the monophyly of Dolichopodidae and suggest a rapid origin of the subfamilies (Diptera)

Systematic Entomology, 35: 59-70.


Cryptic genetic diversity in “widespread” Southeast Asian bird species suggests that Philippine avian endemism is gravely underestimated

Biological Conservation, 143: 1885–1890.


Rediscovery of Liparis barbata Lindl. (Orchidaceae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 3: 277–281


The status and distribution in Singapore of Calanthe pulchra (Bl.) Lindl

Nature in Singapore, 3: 87–90.


The status and distribution in Singapore of Pomatocalpa diffusum Breda

Nature in Singapore, 3: 147–152.


The distribution and ecology of Cecropia species (Urticaceae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 3: 199–209.


The effects of visitor density on sika deer behaviour (Cervus nippon) in Zhu-Yu-Wan Park, China

Animal Welfare,19: 61-65.


Case studies on decapod crustaceans from the Philippines reveal deep, steep underwater slopes as prime habitats for ‘rare’ species

Biological Conservation, U.K., 19: 575–586.


Euxanthine crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Xanthidae) of the Philippines

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 57–74.


A new species of Tritodynamia Ortmann, 1894 (Decapoda, Brachyura, Macrophthalmidae) from Singapore

Crustaceana, Leiden, The Netherlands, 83(3): 291–298.


Quantification of water squirting by juvenile fluted giant clams (Tridacna squamosa L.)

Journal of Ethology.


An annotated checklist of the non-native freshwater fish species in the reservoirs of Singapore

COSMOS, 6 (1): 95-116.


On the Planopilumnidae Serène, 1984 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pseudozioidea), with diagnoses of two new pilumnoid genera for species previously assigned to Planopilumnus Balss, 1933

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 2392: 33–61.


On the male of Aphanodactylus loimiae Konishi & Noda, 1999 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pinnotheroidea: Aphanodactylidae)

The affles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, 58: 75–78.


On the generic nomenclature of nine brachyuran names, with four replacement names and two nomina protecta (Crustacea: Decapoda)

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 2489: 34–46.


Metadynomene tuamotu, a new species of dynomenid crab from French Polynesia (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura)

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 2405: 48–54.


Zehntneriana, a replacement name for Zehntneria Takeda, 1972 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Pilumnidae), preoccupied by Zehntneria Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1907 (Insecta, Orthoptera, Phasmidae)

Bulletin of the National Museum of Natural Science, Series, A, Tokyo, Japan, 36(2): 49–50.


The introduction, origin and life history attributes of the non-native cichlid, Etroplus suratensis (Bloch, 1790) in the coastal waters of Singapore

Journal of Fish Biology, 76: 2238-2260.


Assessing avian habitat fragmentation in urban areas of Hong Kong (Kowloon) at high spatial resolution using spectral unmixing

Landscape and Urban Planning 95:54-60.


The distribution and status of giant clams (family Tridacnidae)—a short review

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 103-111


Light-induced morphological plasticity in the Scleractinian coral Goniastrea pectinata and its functional significance

Coral Reefs DOI 10.1007/s00338-010-0631-4.


First record of Eurycarcinus integrifrons De Man, 1879 (Decapoda, Pilumnidae) from the Mediterranean Sea

Crustaceana, Leiden, The Netherlands, 83(4): 507-510.


The larger mammal fauna of Hong Kong: species survival in a highly degraded landscape

Zoological Studies 49:253-264.


What makes a ‘REDD’ country?
  1. Global Environmental Change: Human and Policy Dimensions 20: 322-332.

Does REDD+ threaten to recentralize forest governance?

Science 328: 312-313.


Boosting CITES

Science 330: 1752-1753.


isky business: an uncertain future for biodiversity conservation finance through REDD+

Conservation Letters. DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-263X.2010.00155.x


Unlocking the “black box”: internal female genitalia in Sepsidae (Diptera) evolve fast and are species-specific

BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10:275.


Revision of the Parasesarma plicatum (Latreille, 1803) species-group (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae)

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 2327: 1-22.


Two new species of Indopinnixa Manning & Morton, 1987 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pinnotheridae) from Lombok, Indonesia

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 2478: 59-68.


Uca jocelynae sp. nov., a new species of fiddler crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Ocypodidae) from the Western Pacific

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 2337: 47-62.


Molecular Phylogenetics and Chronometrics of Tarsiidae Based on 12S mtDNA Haplotypes: Evidence for Miocene Origins of Crown Tarsiers and Numerous Species within the Sulawesian Clade

International Journal of Primatology 31: 1083-1106.


Empowering women facilitates conservation

Biological Conservation 143: 1035-1036.


Conservation Biology for All

Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.


Conserving Southeast Asian forest biodiversity in human-modified landscapes

Biological Conservation 143: 2375-2384.


Local people value environmental services provided by forested parks

Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 1175-1188.


The state and conservation of Southeast Asian biodiversity

Biodiversity and Conservation 19:317-328.


Deforestation and avian extinction on tropical landbridge islands

Conservation Biology 24: 1290-1298.


Insect extinctions on a small denuded Bornean island

Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 485-490.


From ‘cryptic species’ to integrative taxonomy: an iterative process involving DNA sequences, morphology, and behaviour leads to the resurrection of Sepsis pyrrhosoma (Sepsidae: Diptera)

Zoologica Scripta, 39: 51-61.


Spider-feeding behavior of the Oriental Pied Hornbill

Nature in Singapore 3: 283-286.


Fishes of the Marina Basin, Singapore, before the erection of the Marina Barrage

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 137-144.


The Natural Heritage of Singapore, 3 ed., Singapore: Pearson Education South Asia Pte Ltd

323 pp


A new species of Pseudolambrus (Brachyura, Parthenopidae) from New Caledonia

In: Castro, P., P. J. K. Davie, P. K. L. Ng & B. Richer de Forges (eds.), Studies on Brahyura: A homage to Danièle Guinot. Crustaceana Monographs, 11: 329–333.


The status and distribution of the nipah palm, Nypa fruticans Wurmb (Arecaceae), in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 3: 45–52.


The distribution and status in Singapore of the snake pennywort, Geophila repens (L.) I.M. Johnst. (Rubiaceae)

Nature in Singapore, 3: 183–186.


One in four citations in marine biology papers are inappropriate

Marine Ecology Progress Series 408: 299-303


Impacts of pollution on marine life in Southeast Asia

Biodiversity and Conservation. 19: 1063-1082.


Mechanisms driving change: altered ecosystem functions and species interactions from global warming

Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 937-947.


Aquaculture management in Thua Thien Hue Province, Vietnam: environmental considerations

In Sustainability Matters: Environmental Management in Asia, ed. Lye L.H., Ofori G., Malone‑Lee L.C., Savage V.R., Ting Y.P., 327‑358.  Singapore: World Scientific, 2010.  31 pp.


Vertical stratification responses of an arboreal dung beetle species to tropical forest fragmentation in Malaysia

Biotropica 42: 521-525.


SequenceMatrix: concatenation software for the fast assembly of multigene datasets with character set and codon information

Cladistics, DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2010.00329.x.


Land-use change affects community composition of tropical amphibians and reptiles in Sulawesi (Indonesia)

Conservation Biology 24:795-802.


Endemics predators, invasive prey and native diversity

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: in press.


Patterns and drivers of fuelwood collection in a middle hill watershed of Nepal

Biomass and Bioenergy, 35: 121-132.


High haplotype variability in an established Southeast Asian population of the invasive Caribbean bivalve Mytilopsis sallei (Dreissenidae)

Biological Invasions, accepted.


On the taxonomy of Palaemon javanicus Heller, 1862, and Palaemon sundaicus Heller, 1862, with description of a new species of Macrobrachium Bate, 1868 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonidae) from Southeast Asia

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 2372: 278–297.


On two new genera of Asian prawns previously assigned to Macrobrachium (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonidae)

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 2372: 37–52.


Description of a new species of Malayopotamon Bott, 1968 (Decapoda, Brachyura, Potamidae) from Gunung Slamet, Central Java, Indonesia

Studies on Malacostraca: Lipke Bijdeley Holthuis Memorial Volume. Crustaceana Monographs, 14: 727–734.


The present extent of mangrove forests in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 3: 139–145.


The status on Singapore Island of the Eurasian wild pig Sus scrofa (Mammalia: Suidae)

Nature in Singapore, 3: 227–237.


Proboscis monkeys (Nasalis larvatus (Wurmb, 1787)) have unusually high-pitched tonal vocalisations

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59 (2): 319–323.


The status and distribution in Singapore of Plocoglottis javanica Blume (Orchidaceae)

Nature in Singapore, 4: 73–77.


Phylogenetic relationship within the genus Staurois (Anura, Ranidae) based on 16S rRNA sequences

Zootaxa, 2744: 39-52.


Ornamental trade as a pathway for Australian redclaw crayfish introduction and establishment

Aquatic Biology, 12: 69-72, 2011. Doi: 10.3354/ab00324.


Morphological and molecular evidence converging upon a robust phylogeny of the megadiverse Holometabola

Cladistics, 27: 341-355.


Science communication for biodiversity conservation

Biological Conservation, DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2011.12.016.


Phylogeny of the Southeast Asian freshwater fish genus Pangio (Cypriniformes; Cobitidae) and its use as a biogeographic model

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 61 (2011): 854-865.


Fangfangia spinocleithralis, a new genus and species of miniature cyprinid from Kalimantan Tengah, Borneo, Indonesia (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae)

 Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 22 (4): 327-335.


Asian tapirs are no elephants when it comes to seed dispersal

Biotropica in press.


Towards a global database of weed risk assessments: a test of transferability in the tropics

Biological Invasions 13: 1571-1577.


Visitor effects on zoo orangutans in two novel, naturalistic, enclosures

Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 133: 78-86.


Southeast Asia’s coral reef biodiversity: Can restoration reverse the loss?

INNOVATION, 36‑39.  Singapore: World Scientific, 2011.


Review of the South East Asian miniature cyprinid genus Sundadanio(Ostariophysi: Cyprinidae) with descriptions of seven new species from Indonesia and Malaysia

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 22 (3): 251-288.


Climate change in the tropics: The end of the world as we know it?

Biological Conservation, DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2011.11.027.


Honeybees in natural ecosystems

In: Hepburn, H.R. & S.E. Radloff (eds) Honeybees of Asia. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 215-225.


How to be a frugivore (in a changing world)

Acta Oecologica in press.


Impacts of warming on tropical lowland rainforests

Trends in Ecology & Evolution in press.


Seed dispersal in Hong Kong: past, present and possible futures

Integrative Zoology 6:97-109.


Terrestrial ecosystems

In: Ng, P.K.L., R.T. Corlett & H.T.W. Tan (eds.) Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment and Sustainable Development. Editions Didier Millet, Singapore, pp. 44-51.


The importance of animals in the forest

In: Wickneswari, R. & C. Cannon (eds.) Managing the future of Southeast Asia’s valuable tropical rainforests. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. in press.


Trouble with the grey literature

Biotropica 43:3-5.


Urban biodiversity. In: Ng, P.K.L., R.T. Corlett & H.T.W. Tan (eds.)

Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment and Sustainable Development. Editions Didier Millet, Singapore, pp. 88-95.


Vertebrate carnivores and predation in the Oriental (Indomalayan) region

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59(2): 325–360.


Climate change and biodiversity in Singapore. In: Ng, P.K.L., R.T. Corlett & H.T.W. Tan (eds.)

Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment and Sustainable Development. Editions Didier Millet, Singapore, pp. 114-121.


Tropical Rainforests: An Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison

Second Edition. Wiley, UK.


The Ecology and Biodiversity of Hong Kong. Second (Revised) Edition

Cosmos Books, Hong Kong. [In Chinese and English editions]


Plant traits and extinction in urban areas: a meta-analysis of eleven cities

Global Ecology & Biogeography 20: 509-519.


Relative need for conservation assessments of vascular plant species among ecoregions

Journal of Biogeography 38: 55-68.


A new Ingerana (Anura, Dicroglossidae) with no external tympanum from Borneo, Indonesia

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59 (2): 213–218.


Crossocheilus elegans, a new species of fish from northern Borneo (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59 (2): 195–199.


Identity of Rasbora beauforti, a cyprinid fish from Borneo (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 22 (4): 319-326.


Rasbora atranus, a new species of fish from central Borneo (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 22 (3): 215-220.


Systomus xouthos, a new cyprinid fish from Borneo, and revalidation of Puntius pulcher (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 22 (3): 209-214.


Xanthidae MacLeay, 1838 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthoidea) systematics: A multi-gene approach with support from adult and zoeal morphology

Zoologischer Anzeiger – A Journal of Comparative Zoology, 50:4, 407-448


Brevibora cheeya, a new species of cyprinid fish from Malay Peninsula and Sumatra

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59 (1): 77–82.


Determining species boundaries in a world full of rarity: singletons and species delimitation methods

Systematic Biology, DOI:10.1093/sysbio/syr030.


Addition of three cyprinid fishes to the alien fauna of Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 4: 377-382.  5 December 2011.


Diet and feeding in the sea star Astropecten indicus (Döderlein, 1888)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59 (2): 251–258.


The rediscovery in Singapore of Polystachya concreta (Jacq.) Garay & H.R.Sweet (Orchidaceae)

Nature in Singapore, 4: 19–24.


The status of in Singapore of Cystorchis variegata Bl. (Orchidaceae)

Nature in Singapore, 4: 25–29.


Leea L. (Vitaceae) of Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 4: 55–71.


Rediscovery in Singapore of Coelogyne rochussenii De Vriese (Orchidaceae)

Nature in Singapore, 4: 49–53.


The status of Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb. in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 4: 43–48.


Dietary analysis II: food chemistry. In: Setchell, J.M. & D.J. Curtis (eds.) Field and Laboratory Methods in Primatology: A Practical Guide, 2nd edition

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 255-270.


Seed dispersal in changing landscapes

Biological Conservation in press.


Evolutionary Insights: Building the Tree of Life

Innovation 10: 54-56.


Quantification of water squirting by juvenile fluted giant clams (Tridacna squamosa L.)

Journal of Ethology, 29: 85-91.


Spawning induction and larval development in the fluted giant clam, Tridacna squamosa (Bivalvia: Tridacnidae)

Nature in Singapore, 4: 157–161.


Silurichthys ligneolus, a new catfish (Teleostei: Siluridae) from southern Borneo, Indonesia

Zootaxa, 2793: 56-62 (2011), 17 March 2011.


Biodiversity in Singapore: an overview. In: Ng, P.K.L., R.T. Corlett & H.T.W. Tan (eds.)

Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment and Sustainable Development. Editions Didier Millet, Singapore, pp. 18-27.


The box crab Calappa dumortieri Guinot, 1964 (Decapoda, Brachyura, Calappidae) in the Gulf of Oman

Crustaceana, 84(14): 1781-1785.


Calappa exanthematosa Alcock & Anderson, 1894, as a valid species of box crab from the Indian Ocean (Crustacea: Decapoda: Calappidae)

Zootaxa, 3042: 1-14.


Observations of land snails feeding on the eggs of Pomacea canaliculata (Lamarck, 1822) (Mollusca: Gastropoda)

Nature in Singapore, 4: 79–83.


A Checklist of the Algae of Singapore. Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore, Singapore

100 pp. Uploaded 1 August 2011.


Biodiversity and conservation of tropical peat swamp forests

BioScience 61:49-57.


Conservation Status of the only lungless frog, Barbourula kalimantanensis Iskandar, 1978 (Amphibia, Anura, Bombinatoridae)

Journal of Threatened Taxa, accepted.


Introduction of an Indochinese freshwater crab Sayamia germaini (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae) to Taiwan: morphological and molecular evidence

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59 (1): 83–90.


An insight into the giant clam trade in Singapore

Innovation, 10: 28-31.


On the inappropriate use of Kimura-2-parameter (K2P) divergences in the DNA-barcoding literature

Cladistics, in press.


Proboscis monkeys (Nasalis larvatus) have unusually high-pitched vocalizations
  1. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59: 319–323.

Scavenging of dead invertebrates along an urbanization gradient in Singapore

Insect Conservation and Diversity in press.


A new species of glass-perch from Belitung Island, Indonesia (Teleostei: Ambassidae: Gymnochanda)

Zootaxa, 3085: 55-62.


Rediscovery of the bigmouth stream goby, Pseudogobiopsis oligactis (Actinopterygii: Gobiiformes: Gobionellidae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 4: 363-367.


A new subspecies of Amphidromus (Amphidromus) atricallosus from Singapore (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Camaenidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59(1): 39–46.


Limicolaria flammea (Müller, 1774), another potentially invasive African land snail in tropical Asia

Tropical Conservation Science, 4(1): 97–102.


Vertical distribution and settlement competencies in broadcast spawning coral larvae: implications for dispersal

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 409: 324–330


The status of an exotic shrub, Acalypha siamensis Oliv. ex Gage (Euphorbiaceae), in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 4: 227–231.


The function of colourful facial bands in mangrove crab (Perisesarma) communication

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 407: 26–33


SequenceMatrix: concatenation software for the fast assembly of multigene datasets with character set and codon information

Cladistics, 27: 171-180.


Episodic radiations in the fly tree of life

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108:5690-5695.


High haplotype variability in established Asian population of the invasive Caribbean bivalve Mytilopsis sallei (Dreissenidae)

Biological Invasions, 13: 341–348.


Comparative biology of cave-dwelling spitting spiders (Araneae: Scytodidae): Parental care, cooperative prey-capture, cannibalism, natal dispersal and reproductive behaviour

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 59 (2): 269–284.


Ficus stranglers and Melastoma malabathricum: potential tropical woody plants for phytoremediation of metals in wetlands

Nature in Singapore, 4: 213–226.


Do insectivorous bird communities decline on land-bridge forest islands in Peninsular Malaysia

Journal of Tropical Ecology 27: 1-14.


Low genetic variability in the recovering urban banded leaf monkey population of Singapore

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 589-594.


Rediscovery of Freycinetia javanica Blume (Pandanaceae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 5: 117–122.


Rediscovery of Trichotosia velutina (Lodd. ex Lindl.) Kraenzl. (Orchidaceae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 5: 199–204.


Decadal changes in urban bird abundance in Singapore

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 189-196


A new genus and species of camaenid snail (Mollusca: Pulmonata) from Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 259-263.


Barcoding and border biosecurity: identication of cyprinid fishes in the aquarium trade

PLoS ONE, 7: e28381.


Two new species of Orcovita (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Varunidae) from anchialine caves on Christmas Island, Eastern Indian Ocean

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 60 (1): 57–70.


Mandai mangrove, Singapore: Lessons for the conservation of Southeast Asia’s mangroves

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 55-65.


Cyrtodactylus majulah, a new species of bent-toed gecko (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Singapore and the Riau Archipelago

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 487-499.


Reproductive seasonality of the reef building coral Platygyra pini on Singapore’s reefs

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 123-131


A new genus and new species of leucosiid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from coral reefs in the Indo-West Pacific

Zootaxa 3352: 40–50.


Is the COI Barcoding Gene Involved in Speciation Through Intergenomic Conflict?

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, accepted.


New record of the mangrove crab, Heteropilumnus sasekumari (Serène, 1971) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pilumnidae) from Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 5: 57–59.


Record of the bagworm moth, Mahasena corbetti Tams in Singapore (Lepidoptera: Psychidae)

Nature in Singapore, 5: 1–5.


Some cichlid fishes recorded in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 5: 229–236.


Addition of fish species to the established alien fauna of Singapore: Amblypharyngodon chulabhornae and Brachygobius sabanus

Nature in Singapore, 5: 69–72.


New record of the chinese cyprinid fish Toxobramis houdemeri in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 5: 271–273.


The Fauna of the Native Garden @ HortPark: Birds, Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, Butterflies, Moths, Dragonflies, and Damselflies

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore, and Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology, National Parks Board, Singapore. 148 pp.


Gouramies of the genus Trichopodus in Singapore (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Osphronemidae)

Nature in Singapore, 5: 83–93.


Notopus dorsipes (Linnaeus) in Singapore: First record of the brachyuran superfamily Raninoidea (Crustacea: Decapoda) on the Sunda Shelf

Nature in Singapore, 5: 19–25.


Among-genotype variation for sediment rejection in the reef-building coral Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 525-531.


The vascular plant flora of abandoned plantations in Singapore I: Clementi Forest

Nature in Singapore, 5: 275–283.


Giant clams (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Tridacninae) in Singapore: History, research and conservation

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 67-78.


Population density and genetic structure of the giant clams Tridacna crocea and T. squamosa on Singapore’s reefs

Aquatic Biology. 14: 265–275.


The identity of Sesarma rotundata Hess, 1865, and description of a new species of arboreal crab of the genus Labuanium Serène & Soh, 1970, from Guam, Western Pacific (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 265-277.


Calappa karenae, a new species of box crab from Guam (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Calappidae)

Zootaxa 3393: 57–65.


On a new species of Phricotelphusa Alcock, 1909, from a limestone cave in Perlis, Peninsular Malaysia (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 58: 461-465.


The blue crab of Christmas Island, Discoplax celeste, new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 60 (1): 89–100.


The distribution and status in Singapore of Tristellateia australasiae A.Rich. (Malpighiaceae)

Nature in Singapore, 5: 195–198.


Non-indigenous frogs in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 5: 95–102.


Assisted dispersal of tropical dung beetles

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 155-160.


A recent Singapore record of the crinoid crab, Harrovia longipes Lanchester (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pilumnidae)

Nature in Singapore, 5: 237–240.


Systomus navjotsodhii, a new cyprinid fish from Central Kalimantan, Borneo

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 285-289.


Recent introduction of the brown anole Norops sagrei (Reptilia: Squamata: Dactyloidae) to Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 5: 359–362.


The Orthoptera of Semakau Landfill, Singapore: a Project Semakau checklist

Nature in Singapore, 5: 309–318.


Discovery of another subspecies of Amphidromus atricallosus (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Camaenidae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 5: 171–176.


The 2009 Bibliography of the Biodiversity of Singapore

Raffles Museum Of Biodiversity Research, National University Singapore, Singapore. 21 pp. Uploaded 21 June 2012.


Natural colonisation of a marina seawall by scleractinian corals along Singapore’s east coast

Nature in Singapore, 5: 177–183.


Modelling the transport of coral larvae among the Southern Islands of Singapore

Aquatic Biology, (in press).


Evidence for carotenoid pigments in the facial bands of two mangrove crab species from Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 5: 159–164.


Sodhiana, a new genus of freshwater crab from South Asia (Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 279-284.


Status of estuarine and marine non-indigenous species in Singapore

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement, 25: 79-92.


New records of the molluscan classes Caudofoveata and Solenogastres in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6: 143–148.


A plea for digital reference collections and other science‐based digitization initiatives in taxonomy: Sepsidnet as exemplar

Systematic Entomology, 38(3): 637-644.


A plea for digital reference collections and other science‐based digitization initiatives in taxonomy: Sepsidnet as exemplar

Systematic Entomology, 38(3): 637-644.


Using seemingly unnecessary illustrations to improve the diagnostic usefulness of descriptions in taxonomy–a case study on Perochaeta orientalis (Diptera, Sepsidae)

ZooKeys, 355: 9.


Deciphering the evolutionary history and developmental mechanisms of a complex sexual ornament: the abdominal appendages of Sepsidae (Diptera)

Evolution, 67(4):1069-1080.


Who should pay for global health, and how much?

PLOS Medicine, 10(2): e1001392. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001392.


Trends in parameterization, economics and host behaviour in influenza pandemic modelling: a review and reporting protocol

Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, 10(1), 3.


New locality records for two species of flying squirrels (Mammalia: Rodentia: Sciuridae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6: 301–305.


The nuisance midges (Diptera: Chironomidae) of Singapore’s Pandan and Bedok Reservoirs

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61(2):779-793.


A review of Chiromantes obtusifrons (Dana, 1851) (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae), with descriptions of four new sibling-species from Christmas Island (Indian Ocean), Guam and Taiwan

Zootaxa 3609 (1):1-25.


Climatic history predicts evolutionary relationships across three biodiversity hotspots

Systematic Biology, doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt007.


Monitoring colony color and zooxanthellae (Symbiodinium spp.) condition in the reef zoanthid Palythoa tuberculosa in Okinawa, Japan

Marine Biology Research, 9: 794-801.


Molecular and morphological evidence for conspecificity of two common Indo-Pacific species of Palythoa (Cnidaria: Anthozoa)

Hydrobiologia, 10.1007/s10750-013-1587-5.


On a new species of freshwater crab of the genus, Ovitamon Ng & Takeda, 1992 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Potamidae) from Panay Island, Philippines

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61 (2): 651–655.


Fig wasp dispersal in urban Singapore

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61 (1): 343–347.


Rapid evolution of troglomorphic characters suggests selection rather than neutral mutation as a driver of eye reduction in cave crabs

Biology Letters, 9(2).


Out of Borneo − Neogene diversification of Sundaic freshwater crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae: Parathelphusa)

Journal of Biogeography, 40: 63-74.


Urban stormwater ponds in Singapore: potential pathways for spread of alien freshwater fishes

BioInvasions Records, (2013), 2: 239-245.


First experimental evidence of corals feeding on seagrass matter

Coral Reefs, 32:1061-1064.


Spatial differences in subtidal epibiotic community structure in marina at Keppel Bay, Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6: 197–206.


The phylogenetic relationships among infraorders and superfamilies of Diptera based on morphological evidence

Systematic Entomology, Systematic Entomology, 38: 164–179.


Safety and cost savings of reducing adult dengue hospitalization in a tertiary care hospital

Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 107 (1): 37-42. doi:10.1093/trstmh/trs009.


The status and distribution of Ficus hispida L.f. (Moraceae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6: 85–90.


On the identity of the Indo-West Pacific littoral xanthid crab, Leptodius exaratus (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthidae)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61 (1): 189–204.


Ecology and origin of the introduced cichlid Acarichthys heckelii in Singapore’s fresh waters – first instance of establishment

Environmental Biology of Fish, doi 10.1007?s10641-013-0201-z.


Official Biological Emblems of the World

Raffles Museum Of Biodiversity Research, National University Singapore, Singapore. 231 pp. Uploaded 7 August 2013.


Native Fig Species as a Keystone Resource for the Singapore Urban Environment

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore. 55 pp.


First record of the invasive Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Varunidae) from Singapore

Bioinvasions Records, 2 (1): 73-78.


Pila conica (Wood, 1828), or Pila scutata (Mousson, 1848)? the correct name for the native apple snail of Singapore (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae)

Nature in Singapore, 6: 55–60.


Review of Stiphodon (Gobiidae: Sicydiinae) from western Sumatra, with description of a new species

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61 (2): 749–761.


Geographic and temporal trends in Amazonian knowledge production

Biotropica, 46: 6-13.


The vascular plant flora of Bukit Batok, Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6: 265–287.


The vascular plant flora of abandoned plantations in Singapore II: Punggol end forest

Nature in Singapore, 6: 7–17.


The vascular plant flora of Admiralty Forest, Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6: 61–72.


The vascular plant flora of Dover Forest

Nature in Singapore, 6: 73–83.


Recruitment constraints in Singapore’s fluted giant clam (Tridacna squamosa) populations – A dispersal model approach

PLOS ONE, 8(3): e58819. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058819.


Conservation status reassessment of giant clams (Molluscs: Bivalvia: Tridacninae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6:125–133.


The effects of diet, temperature and salinity on survival of larvae of the fluted giant clam, Tridacna squamosa

Journal of Conchology, 41: 369-376.


Terrestrial scavenging behaviour of the Singapore freshwater crab, Johora singaporensis (Crustacea: Brachyura: Potamidae)

Nature in Singapore, 6: 207–210.


Fish diversity before and after construction of the Punggol and Serangoon reservoirs, Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6: 19–24.


Economic and Environmental Impacts of Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in Southeast Asia

PLoS ONE, 8(8): e71255.


Morphologically plastic responses to shading in the zoanthids Zoanthus sansibaricus and Palythoa tuberculosa

Marine Biology, 160:1053–1064.


A framework to assess supply-side wildlife conservation

Conservation Biology.


Agricultural intensification escalates future conservation costs

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 110 (19), 7601-7606.


The timing of lineage diversification within the most divergent parrot clade

Journal of Avian Biology, in press.


Rampant polyphyly indicates cryptic diversity in a clade of Neotropical flycatchers (Aves: Tyrannidae)

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 108: 889-900.


Introgression and phenotypic assimilation in Zimmerius flycatchers (Tyrannidae): population genetic and phylogenetic inferences from genome-wide SNPs

Systematic Biology, in press.


The discovery of a new Locustella bush warbler on the island of Taliabu, Indonesia

Birding Asia, in press.


Extensive diversification across islands in the echolocating Aerodramus swiftlets

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, in press.


The effects of human–dolphin interaction programmes on the behaviour of three captive Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61 (1): 435–442.


The diversity and distribution of seagrass in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6: 105–111.


Systematics of the Indo-West Pacific broad-fronted fiddler crabs (Crustacea: Ocypodidae: genus Uca)

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61 (2): 641–649.


Color change and camouflage in the horned ghost crab, Ocypode ceratophthalmus

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 109: 257-270.


The identity of Betta rubra (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) revisited, with description of a new species from Sumatra, IIndonesia.

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61 (1): 323–330.


Stars-and-stripes pufferfish from Singapore Straits

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2013: 1.


Banded krait on Pulau Ubin

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2013: 2.


Sharksucker on tilapia host

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2013: 5.


Plantain squirrel gathering mangrove algae

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2013: 11.


A post-larval yellow soapfish

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2013: 12.


Peacock bass in Upper Seletar Reservoir

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2013: 97.


Owl moth Erebus ephesperis visiting Hoya inflorescence

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2013: 98.


Hasselt’s bony-lipped barb at Sime forest

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2013: 99.


Three new species of freshwater halfbeaks (Teleostei: Zenarchopteridae: Hemirhamphodon) from Borneo

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61 (2): 735–747.


Variable reed snake attempting to swallow earthworm

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2013: 10.


The fish fauna of Bukit Brown, Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6: 229–237.


The Laws Relating to Biodiversity in Singapore

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore. 96 pp.


The status of the apple snail, Pila scutata (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae) in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6: 135–141


First record of Babylonia spirata (Linnaeus) in Singapore, with notes on congeners in the local seafood trade (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Babyloniidae)

Nature in Singapore, 6: 191–195.


A new species of Phalium Link, 1807 (Gastropoda: Tonnoidea: Cassidae) from the Sunda Shelf

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 61 (2): 507–514.


100 Common Vascular Plants of the Nee Soon Swamp Forest, Singapore

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore, Singapore. 261 pp.


Regional decline in growth rates of massive Porites corals in Southeast Asia

Global Change Biology, 19: 3011-3023.


Environment-induced colour changes in the massive corals Diploastrea speciosa and Diploastrea heliopora

Nature in Singapore, 6: 173–178.


A molecular phylogenetic analysis of Sciomyzidae (Diptera) and some related genera

Cladistics, 29: 404–415


The skeletomuscular system of the larva of Drosophila melanogaster (Drosophilidae, Diptera)–a contribution to the morphology of a model organism

Arthropod Structure & Development, 42: 47-68.


Checklist of the Plant Species of Nee Soon Swamp Forest, Singapore: Bryophytes to Angiosperms

National Parks Board and Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore, Singapore. 521 pp.


Chronic light reduction reduces overall resilience to additional shading stress in the seagrass Halophila ovalis

Marine Pollution Bulletin, doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.11.030


The diversity and distribution of seagrass in Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 6: 105–111.


Chelae force generation at variable gape sizes in the mud crab, Scylla olivacea (Brachyura: Portunidae)

Nature in Singapore, 6: 179–185.


Does better taxon sampling help? A new phylogenetic hypothesis for Sepsidae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha) based on 50 new taxa and the same old mitochondrial and nuclear markers

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 69(1): 153-164


Blackspot shark at eastern Johor Straits

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 47.


Coral cat-sharks at eastern Johor Straits

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 54.


Malaysian giant terrapin at Nee Soon swamp-forest

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 45.


Frilly gecko at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 58.


Gray’s leaf insect at Venus Drive forest

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 9–10


Possible rodent and avian predation of tree snail Amphidromus atricallosus perakensis

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 40–41


Tree-climbing behavior of the land snail Hemiplecta humphreysiana

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 52–53


Oriental scops owl on Pulau Ubin

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 49.


On two reports associated with James Wood-Mason and Alfred William Alcock published by the Indian Museum and the Indian Marine Survey between 1890 and 1891: implications for malacostracan nomenclature

Zootaxa, 3757(1): 1–78.


Phylogeny of eriphioid crabs (Brachyura, Eriphioidea) inferred from molecular and morphological studies

Zoologica Scripta, 43(1): 52–64.


The mangrove pebble crab Philyra malefactrix at Kranji

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 75–76.


Spotted reef crab at Pulau Tekukor

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 4.


Last instar caterpillar of orange tiger moth, Asota egens

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 46.


New record of the Horsfield’s large-footed myotis in Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 106–107.


Dead juvenile spiny terrapin at Sime forest

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 73


Banded Malaysian coral snake at Kent Ridge

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 97.


Malayan giant frog at the Botanic Gardens

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 27.


New record of Kuiter’s dragonet from Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 103–104.


Additional dates of Sir Andrew Smith’s Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa

Zootaxa, 3795(4): 483–488.


‘Googleology’ revisited: an additional tool for preventing zoological homonymy

Zootaxa, 3794(2): 299–300.


Pagurus asper H. Milne Edwards, 1848, a subjective synonym of Clibanarius longitarsus (De Haan, 1849) and reversal of precedence (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Diogenidae)

Zootaxa.


On the identities of the molluscan names described in A Short Zoology of Tahiti in the Society Islands by Anthony Curtiss in 1938 (Mollusca: Cephalopoda, Gastropoda)

Zootaxa, 3764(3): 394–400.


Scrawled filefish at Saint John’s Island

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 35.


New record of white-faced pipefish in Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 120–121.


Conservation challenges and action for the Critically Endangered Singapore freshwater crab Johora singaporensis

Oryx, doi:10.1017/S0030605313000707.


A new species of Malayopotamon Bott, 1968 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Potamidae), a freshwater crab from northern Sumatra, Indonesia

Zootaxa, 3768(5): 576–582.


The identity of the Sarawak freshwater crab Parathelphusa oxygona Nobili, 1901, with description of a new species, Parathelphusa nobilii, from Western Kalimantan, Indonesia, Borneo (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae)

Zootaxa, 3774(1): 31–44


Pteromaja maklayi gen. et sp. nov., a remarkable new spider crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Epialtidae) from Papua New Guinea

Marine Biology Research, 10(8): 816–823.


A new species of troglobitic crab of the genus Stygothelphusa Ng, 1989, from Sarawak, Malaysia (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae)

Zootaxa, 3774(1): 90–96.


Revision of the family Acidopsidae Števčić, 2005, and the systematic position of Typhlocarcinodes Alcock, 1900, Caecopilumnus Borradaile, 1902, and Raoulia Ng, 1987, with descriptions of two new genera and five new species (Crustacea: Brachyura: Goneplacoidea)

Zootaxa, 3773(1): 1–63.


On the identity of Cancer urania Herbst, 1801 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Leucosiidae)

Zootaxa, 3786(2): 124–134.


Singapore Mollusca: 7. The family Ampullariidae (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Ampullarioidea)

Nature in Singapore, 7: 31–47.


Ivermectin sensitivity is an ancient trait affecting all ecdysozoa but shows phylogenetic clustering among sepsid flies

Evolutionary Applications, doi:10.1111/eva.12152.


Editorial: Raffles Bulletin of Zoology goes fully electronic

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 62: 1–2.


Oriental white-eye nesting at Kent Ridge

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 2–3.


Non-native fishes observed in marsh pond at West Coast Park

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 6–7.


Lesser whistling duck family at Pandan canal

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 12.


Asian arowana in Pangsua pond

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 15.


Semicircle angelfish from Tuas

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 26.


Non-native fishes at inlet of Upper Seletar Reservoir

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 91–92.


American bull frogs at inlet of Upper Seletar Reservoir

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 93.


Congregation of Oriental river gobies at Upper Seletar Reservoir

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 94–95.


Colour forms of the midas cichlid

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 98–99.


A hive of black dwarf honeybees at Kent Ridge campus

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 101–102.


Malayan forest softshell turtle at Sime forest

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 115.


Spotted dove fledglings’ boisterous feeding behaviour

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 116.


Malayan colugo at Mandai Lake Road

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 117.


A juvenile sunbeam snake

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 118.


Life stages of the Malayan giant frog on Bukit Gombak

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 130–131.


Russell’s lionfish in the Singapore Straits

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 11.


The Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic species of Spinolambrus Tan & Ng, 2007: S. macrochelos (Herbst, 1790), S. notialis (Manning & Holthuis, 1981), and S. verrucosus (Studer, 1883), with a note on the identity of Lambrus spinosissimus Osório, 1923 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Parthenopidae)

Zootaxa, 3573(1): 96–100.


Twin-barred gliding snake preying on spotted house gecko

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 70.


A twin-barred gliding snake’s failed attempt to prey on gecko

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 72.


Singapore Mollusca: 4. The family Amathinidae (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Pyramidelloidea)

Nature in Singapore, 7: 9–13.


Singapore Mollusca: 5. The subfamily Planaxinae (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Cerithioidea: Planaxidae)

Nature in Singapore, 7: 15–23.


Singapore Mollusca: 6. The family Truncatellidae (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Truncatellidae)

Nature in Singapore, 7: 25–30.


First record of Nassarius biendongensis from Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 124–125.


Longspine razorfish at Pulau Hantu

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 63.


New record of nudibranch Odontoglaja guamensis in Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 74.


New record of the nudibranch Nembrotha livingstonei in Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 78–79.


New record of the nudibranch Trapania vitta in Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 80


Spawn of the saddleback anemonefish

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 96.


Schultz’s pipefish off Pulau Hantu

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 37.


Aggregation of two species of demoiselle fishes at Pulau Hantu

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 71.


New record of intermediate flounder in Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 84–85.


A record of Stomatella impertusa in Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 19.


Cone snail Conus recluzianus at Lazarus Island

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 135–136.


Three snails in a slugfest

Nature Watch, Singapore, 22(1): 2–5


Javan pipistrelle at Paya Lebar

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 100.


Green iguana at Kovan

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 119.


Harlequin cockroach Neostylopyga rhombifolia at Kovan

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 61.


Stellar rockskipper blenny at Big Sister Island

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 86.


Some fishes in a stream at Bukit Batok Nature Park

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2014: 87–88.


Tree snail Amphidromus atricallosus temasek in Western Catchment Area

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 9.


Tree snail Amphidromus atricallosus temasek at western Mandai

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 82.


Anatomy and functional morphology of Brachyura. In: Treatise on Zoology – Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology.

The Crustacea. Volume 9C-I. Decapoda: Brachyura (Part 1). Pp. 11–163. Castro, P., P.J.F. Davie, D. Guinot, F. R. Schram and J. C. von Vaupel Klein, editors.


Classification and Systematics and classification of Brachyura. In: Treatise on Zoology – Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology

The Crustacea. Volume 9C-II. Decapoda: Brachyura (Part 2). Pp. 1049–1130. Castro, P., P.J.F. Davie, D. Guinot, F. R. Schram and J. C. von Vaupel Klein, editors.


Phylogeny of Brachyura. In: Treatise on Zoology – Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology

The Crustacea. Volume 9C-II. Decapoda: Brachyura (Part 2). Pp. 921–979. Castro, P., P.J.F. Davie, D. Guinot, F. R. Schram and J. C. von Vaupel Klein, editors.


Kenyirus (Pulmonata, Camaenidae) from Peninsular Malaysia

Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation, 12: 25–34.


Leucosiid Crabs from Papua New Guinea, with descriptions of eight new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura)

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 4027(4): 451–486


In Memoriam. Professor Susan Lim (1952–2014)

International Ichthyoparasitology Newsletter (January 2015), No. 22: 17–19.


The identity of the semiterrestrial crab Terrathelphusakuchingensis (Nobili, 1901) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae), with descriptions of four new species from southwestern Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 3946(3): 331–346.


A new species of tree-hole dwelling crab of the genus Arachnothelphusa Ng, 1991 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae) from northern Sarawak, Malaysia, Borneo

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, 63: 454–460.


Shoaling behaviour in the pygmy halfbeak Dermogenys collettei (Beloniformes: Zenarchopteridae): comparing populations from contrasting predation regimes

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 63: 237-245


Two new species of the freshwater crab genus Sundathelphusa Bott, 1969 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae) from Negros Island, Philippines

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 63, 226–236.


On two species of Euryxanthops Garth & Kim, 1983, from Taiwan, with a note on variation in E. orientalis (Sakai, 1939) (Decapoda, Brachyura, Xanthidae)

Crustaceana, Leiden, The Netherlands, 88(7–8): 767–774.

Lasley RM Jr, S Klaus & PKL Ng (2015) Phylogenetic relationships of the ubiquitous coral reef crab subfamily Chlorodiellinae (Decapoda, Brachyura, Xanthidae). – Zoologica Scripta, 44(2): 165–178.


Phylogenetic relationships of the ubiquitous coral reef crab subfamily Chlorodiellinae (Decapoda, Brachyura, Xanthidae).

Zoologica Scripta, 44(2): 165–178.


The taxonomy of five species of Episesarma De Man, 1895, in Singapore (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae)

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 31: 199–215.


The identity of Ceratoplax villosa Zehntner, 1894 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Pilumnidae), with description of a new species of Zehntneriana Takeda & Ng, 2010, from Japan

Journal of the Marine Biological Association, U.K., 95(5): 983–989.


Discovery of a substantial continental population of the subfamily Sicydiinae (Gobioidei: Gobiidae) from Vietnam: Taxonomic revision of the genus Stiphodon from the western South China Sea

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 63: 246-258.


A new record of the Japanese Longhorn decorator crab Choriliajaponica (Miers, 1879) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Epialtidae) in the western part of Bering Sea – the first record of the species and genus from Russia

Arthropoda Selecta, Moscow, Russia, 24(2): 185–188.


Fishes of the Eastern Johor Straits

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement 31: 303-337.


A new species of Afropinnotheres Manning, 1993 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Pinnotheridae) from southwestern India, the first record of the genus from the Indian Ocean, with a review of the Pinnotheridae of India and adjacent seas

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 3947(2): 264–274.


Revision of the spider crab genus Maja Lamarck, 1801 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majoidea: Majidae), with descriptions of seven new genera and 17 new species from the Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, 63: 110–225.


Zehntnerianaserrata n. sp., a new species of pilumnid crab from southern Taiwan (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura)

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 3915(2): 263–271.


Notes on Hexapodidae (Crustacea, Brachyura) from Indonesia and Malaysia, with description of a new species of Mariaplax Rahayu & Ng, 2014, from Lombok, Indonesia

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 3981(1): 125–137.


The land crabs of the Discoplax longipes A. Milne-Edwards, 1867 species group, with description of a new species from Guam (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Gecarcinidae)

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 3980(3): 379–405.


Terrathelphusa secula, a new species of semiterrestrial freshwater crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae) from Sabah, East Malaysia, Borneo

Zootaxa, New Zealand, 4007(3): 445–449.


Actaea grimaldii, a new species of reef crab from Papua New Guinea (Crustacea, Brachyura, Xanthidae)

European Journal of Taxonomy, Brussels, 140: 1–18.


Ceratoplaxmargarita n. sp., a new rhizopine crab (Crustacea: Brachyura: Pilumnidae) from Papua New Guinea, with rediagnoses of C. truncatifrons Rathbun, 1914, and C. fulgida Rathbun, 1914

Zoosystema, Paris, France, 37(2): 323–331.


A new deep-water species of Forestiana (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Xanthidae) from Taiwan, with a clarification of the name F. depressa (White, 1848)

Bishop Museum Bulletin of Zoology, Lucius G. Eldredge Memorial Volume, Evenhuis, N. L. & Carlton, J. T. (editors), Honolulu, Hawaii, 9: 115–122.


A Singapore legacy comes full circle

– Straits Times, Singapore, May 30, 2015, p. A42.


Neorhynchoplax venusta, a new species of hymenosomatid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Singapore

– Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 31: 193–198.


Prologue: Why a Natural History Museum? In: Of Whales and Dinosaurs. The Story of Singapore’s Natural History Museum.

Pp. xii-xvi. K. Y. L. Tan. NUS Press, National University of Singapore.


Observations on the taxonomy and ecology of Labuanium politum (De Man, 1887) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Sesarmidae), an obligate arboreal crab on the nipah palm, Nypafructicans (Arecales: Arecaceae)

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, Supplement 31: 216–225.


Notes on the taxonomy and ecology of Labuanium politum (De Man, 1887) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Sesarmidae), an obligate arboreal crab on the nipah palm, Nypa fruticans (Arecales: Arecaceae)

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement 31: 216-225.


New species of “vampire crabs” (Geosesarma De Man, 1892) from central Java, Indonesia, and the identity of Sesarma (Geosesarma) nodulifera De Man, 1892 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Thoracotremata, Sesarmidae)

– Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, 63: 3–13.


Dentoxanthusiranicus Stephensen, 1946 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Galenidae): a new record from Gujarat, India, with systematic notes

– Marine Biodiversity Records, London, U.K., 8 (e132): doi:10.1017/S1755267215001098 pp. 1–6.


Clarifying the identity of the long-established, globally-invasive Physa acuta Draparnaud, 1805 (Gastropoda: Physidae) in Singapore

Bioinvasions Records, 4(3): 189–194.


Aletheiana tenella, a new genus and new species of freshwater hymenosomatid crab (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

– Zootaxa, New Zealand, 4039(1): 118–128.


On a new species of Sundathelphusa Bott, 1969 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae) from southeastern Borneo

– Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Singapore, 63: 494–502.


Semiterrestrial crabs of the genus Geosesarma De Man, 1892 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Sesarmidae) from western Borneo, Indonesia, with descriptions of three new species

– Zootaxa, New Zealand, 4048(1): 37–56.


Scuttle fly infestation in deteriorating fluid-preserved specimens (Diptera: Phoridae: Megaselia scalaris)

Collection Forum: Fall 2015, Vol. 29, No. 1-2, pp. 67-72. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14351/0831-4985-29.1.67


The identity of Leptomithraxsinensis Rathbun, 1916, and the description of L.eldredgei, sp. nov. from Hong Kong (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Majidae)

– Bishop Museum Bulletin of Zoology, Lucius G. Eldredge Memorial Volume, Evenhuis, N. L. & Carlton, J. T. (editors), Honolulu, Hawaii, 9: 123–128.


A phylogeographic study of the fiddler crab Ucasindensis (Alcock, 1900) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Ocypodidae) from the Arabian Sea

– Zoological Studies, Taiwan, 54: 1–10. doi:10.1186/s40555-014-0078-3.


Uca (Petruca), a new subgenus for the rock fiddler crab Uca panamensis (Stimpson, 1859) from Central America, with comments on some species of American broad-fronted subgenera

– Zootaxa, New Zealand, 4034(3): 471–494.


Freshwater leech brooding behaviour

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 83-84 (26 June 2015).


Blue-striped angelfish and longfin bannerfish from Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 12-13 (16 January 2015).


An update to the inland fishes of Pulau Tioman, Malaysia

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Short Communications, 63: 555-563.


Spotted wood owls at Kent Ridge

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 43-45 (3 April 2015).


A roadkill record of a hairy-nosed otter (Lutra sumatrana) from Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia

IUCN Otter Spec. Group Bull. 32(1): 8-11


Are peat swamp organisms worthy for conservation? Article for invited speaker for The 4th International and National Seminar on Fisheries and Marine Science, organized by Universitas Riau, Pekanbaru

Held at the Grand Elite Hotel, Pekanbaru, 8 October 2015.


Tan HH

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 21 (30 January 2015).


Green-spotted goby at West Coast marsh pond

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 34 (6 March 2015).


Mayan and midas cichlids in West Coast pond

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 14 (16 January 2015).


Nape-banded coral goby from Terumbu Berkas

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 22 (30 January 2015).


Red-breasted parakeets at Yew Tee estate

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 108-109 (31 July 2015).


Terrapins in the Symphony Lake of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 99-100 (17 Jul 2015).


Two additional fish records from Semakau Landfill

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2015: 72-73 (12 June 2015).


Spawning aggregations of waved mitre snails, Pterygia undulosa, at Changi

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 142–144.


Land snail Hemiplecta humphreysiana in Western Catchment Area

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 10.


Red pacu at Punggol Reservoir

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 113.


Minnan (Hokkien) Animal Names Used in Singapore

Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, National University Singapore, Singapore. 58 pp.


A record of the white banded bubble Hydatina albocincta in Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 104.


Singapore Mollusca: 10. The family Laevidentaliidae (Scaphopoda: Dentaliidae), including a note on the date of publication of Dentalium incertum Deshayes

Occasional Molluscan Papers, 4: 11–17.


A record of Singapore keyhole limpet, Diodora singaporensis

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 131–132.


Land snails Sarika resplendens feeding on frog carcass

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 15.


Terrestrial snails and slugs (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Pulau Tekong, Singapore

Nature in Singapore, 8: 25–30.


Records of Singapore cardiomya, Cardiomya singaporensis

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 129–130.


First record of bubble snail Limulatys okamotoi in Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 94.


Ramose murex Chicoreus ramosus spawning at Pulau Hantu

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 92–93.


White nut sheath bubble shell Atys naucum at Pulau Hantu

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 91.


New record of auger shell, Triplostephanus triseriatus, in Singapore

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2015: 126.


A Guide to the Freshwater Fauna of Nee Soon Swamp Forest

Tropical Marine Science Institute, National University of Singapore. 139 pp.


Dammed rivers: impoundments facilitate fish invasions

Freshwater Biology, DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12781


Native richness and species level trophic traits predict establishment of alien freshwater fishes

Biological Invasions, DOI 10.1007/s10530-016-1241-z


Large congregation of yellowfin needlefish at Harbourfront

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2016: 26-27.


Cardinalfishes of the genus Taeniamia off Pulau Hantu

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2016: 18-19.


olluscs for sale: assessment of freshwater gastropods and bivlaves in the ornamental pet trade

PLoS ONE 11(8): e0161130. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0161130


Sweet-potato bugs infesting sea morning glory at Kent Ridge

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2016: 28-29 (26 February 2016)


Smooth-coated otters hunting at Marina South Gardens

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2016: 91-93 (30 June 2016)


Ruddy breasted crakes at Marina South

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2016: 96-97 (29 July 2016)


King quail road kill at Bedok Reservoir Park

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2016: 56 (29 April 2016)


Editorial: Overview of 2015 and new beginnings

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 64: 1-2


Lepoard Cat Prionailurus bengalensis at Serbak Bernam, Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia

Southeast Asia Vertebrate Records 2016: 30 (29 January 2016)


Malay Civet Viverra tangalunga near Jemaluang, Johor, Malay Peninsula

Southeast Asia Vertebrate Records 2016: 36


Birds feeding on waringin figs in West Coast Park

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2016: 85-87 (30 June 2016)


Stung by a longspine waspfish

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2016: 98-99 (29 July 2016)


Fishes observed at MacRitchie Reservoir

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2016: 105-106 (29 July 2016)


Starry pufferfish with barnacles in its gut sold for food in a market

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2016: 102-103 (29 July 2016)


Indian cuckoo feeding on caterpillars

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2016: 3-4 (8 January 2016)


New Singapore record of nudibranch genus Aegires

Singapore Biodiversity Records, 2016: 32


Mangrove pit-vipers at Pasir Ris and Sungei Buloh

Singapore Biodiversity Records 2016: 20-21 (29 January 2016)


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