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Funding Term 2015-17


Project: 15/1 Sustainable management and conservation of Mugger crocodile (Crocodylus palustris) in Iran.
Student: Asghar Mobaraki (Iran)

Institution(s):
University of Andalusia (Spain)
Status: Completed (Final Report)

Project: 15/2 Estimation of population and habitat usage of Marsh crocodiles in Vihar Lake, Mumbai, India.
Student: Mayukh Dey (India)  
Institution(s):
Fergusson College (Pune)
Status: Completed (Final Report)

Project: 15/3 Maternal effects and their interaction with climatic factors with Caiman latirostris eggs and hatchlings.
Student: Pamela Leiva (Argentina)

Institution(s):
Proyecto Yacare-CICyTTP-CONICET
Status: Ongoing

Project: 15/4 Population structure, diet and body condition of Cuvier's Dwarf caiman from urban areas, mid-western Brazil.
Student: Jessica Rhaiza Mudrek (Brazil)
 
Institution(s):
Federal University of Mato Grosso
Status:

Completed (Final Report)


Project: 15/5 Understanding movement and dispersal of Saltwater crocodiles for managing human-crocodile conflicts in Australia and neigbouring countries.
Student: Yusuke Fukuda (Australia)
 
Institution(s):
Australian National University/Charles Darwin University
Status: Ongoing

Project: 15/6 Population parameters, habitat quality and effect of past reintroductions on the Orinoco crocodile in Venezuela: evaluation of conservation actions.
Student: Ariel Espinosa-Blanco (Venezuela)
 
Institution(s):
Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas
Status: Ongoing

Project: 15/7 Population ecology of Crocodylus acutus and Caiman crocodilus fuscus in Urra Reservoir, Cordoba, Colombia.
Student: Abel Ricardo Pineda Avendaño (Colombia)
 
Institution(s):
Universidad El Bosque
Status: Ongoing

Project: 15/8 Population structure of Broad-snouted caiman in Rio Doce State Park, Brazil.
Student: Andre Martins (Brazil)

Institution(s):
Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora
Status: Ongoing

Project: 15/9 Phylogeography and population genetics of Cuvier's Dwarf caiman (Paleosuchus palpebrosus) in the Amazon: next-generation sequencing approach.
Student: Fabio Muniz (Brazil)

Institution(s):
Instituto de Pesquisas da Amazonia
Status: Completed (Final Report)

Project: 15/10 Implementation of a community-based monitoring system (CBMS) for Crocodylus porosus in Timor Leste.
Student: Sebastian Brackhane (Germany)
 
Institution(s):
Albert-Ludwigs Universitat Freiburg (Germany)
Status: Ongoing

Project: 15/11 Population dynamics of wild and reintroduced Caiman latirostris and evaluation of their monitoring methods.
Student: Hernan Ciocan (Argentina)
 
Institution(s):
Universidad Nacional del Litoral
Status: Ongoing

Project: 15/12 Determination and quantification of heavy metals in Crocodylus acutus and Caiman crocodilus, Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico.
Student: Liliana Berenice Garcia Reyes (Mexico)

Institution(s):
Universidad Politecnica de Chiapas
Status: Ongoing

Project: 15/13 Population study of Caiman crocodilus for its conservation in Mexico - a genetic focus.
Student: Andrea Argumedo Leon (Mexico)
 
Institution(s): Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Status: Ongoing

Project: 15/14 Oxidative damage of DNA in Caiman latirostris exposed to pesticides under semi-natural conditions.
Student: Maria Laura Romito (Argentina)  
Institution(s): FHUS-UNL/MASPyMA
Status: Ongoing

Project: 15/15 Investigating bioacoustics and behaviour of American crocodiles in Belize.
Student: Miriam Boucher (USA)
Institution(s): West Virginia University
Status: Ongoing

Project: 15/16
FHVS-SRAS
Evaluation of the health of the American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) in the Tempisque River basin, Costa Rica.
Student: Jose Fernando Aguilera Gonzalez (Costa Rica)

Institution(s): National University
Status: Ongoing

Project: 16/1
FHVS-SRAS
Immunological investment in Broad-snouted caiman (Caiman latirostris) under stressful conditions.
Student: Maria Soledad Moleon (Argentina)

Institution(s): Instituto de Ciencias Veterinarias del Litoral-
UNL-CONICET & Proyecto Yacare
Status: Ongoing

Project: 16/2 Using crocodilian scute tissue as an integrative approach to investigating long-term environmental stressors.
Student: Matthew Hamilton (USA)
Institution(s): University of Georgia & Warnell
School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Status: Ongoing

Project: 16/3 Modelling Gharial movement in the Chambal Sanctuary.
Student: Jessica Williams (UK)

Institution(s): Imperial College London
Status: Ongoing

Project: 16/4
FHVS-SRAS
Endoparasitic helminths in Crocodylus mindorensis and Crocodylus porosus from crocodile farms in the Philippines.
Student: Arvin Jet Marcaida (Philippines)
Institution(s): University of Santo Tomas Graduate School
Status: Ongoing

Project: 17/1 Characterization of aerobic bacteria from oral and cloacal swabs of the Orinoco crocodile (Crocodylus intermedius).
Student: América Jaimes (Venezuela)

Institution(s): Universidad Central de Venezuela
Status: Ongoing

Project: 17/2 Population ecology of caimans (Caiman crocodilus) and crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus) in the eastern portion of the Puerto Arista Estuarine System, Chiapas, Mexico.
Student: Yessenia Sarmiento Marina (Mexico)  
Institution(s): Universidad de Ciencas y Artes de Chiapas
Status: Ongoing

Project: 17/3 Nesting ecology of West African Dwarf crocodile (Osteolaemus sp. nov. cf. tetraspis) in Chirehin Community Land, Ghana.
Student: Emmanuel Amoah (Ghana)
 
Institution(s):
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Status: Ongoing

Project: 17/4 Evaluation of the effectiveness of Ivorian protected areas for the conservation of Mecistops cataphractus.
Student: N'Dede Michel Ahizi (Côte d'Ivoire)
 
Institution(s): Nangui Abrogoua University
Status: Ongoing

Project: 17/5 Dynamics of habitat use by Mecistops cataphractus in different protected areas in Côte d'Ivoire.
Student: Yaoua Christine Kouman (Côte d'Ivoire)  
Institution(s): Nangui Abrogoua University
Status: Ongoing

Project: 17/6 Survey of parasites and evaluation of pathopoiesis of parasites to Chinese alligators.
Student: Jinhong Zhao (China)
 
Institution(s):
Anhui Normal University
Status: Ongoing

Project: 17/7 Multiple maternity and male reproductive success in the Chinese alligator.
Student: Huan Wan (China)
 
Institution(s):
Anhui Normal University
Status: Ongoing

Project: 17/8 Species distribution modelling of crocodilians in Bolivia.
Student: Andres Rodriguez Cordero (Bolivia)

Institution(s):
Texas Tech University
Status: Ongoing

Project: 17/9  
Student: Brigitte Preciado Salas (Colombia)
 
Institution(s):
Pontificia Universidad Javierana
Status: Under review

Project: 17/10 Mapping changes to Crocodylus acutus and Crocodylus moreletii habitat in Placencia, Belize, using remote sensing.
Student: Jordan Cissell (USA)
 
Institution(s):
University of Alabama
Status: Under review

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