Oliver Stringham

Dr Oliver Stringham

Grant Funded Researcher (A)

School of Mathematical Sciences

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


I research the conservation and biosecurity risks of the legal and illegal wildlife life trade.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Heinrich, S., Toomes, A., Shepherd, C. R., Stringham, O. C., Swan, M., & Cassey, P. (2022). Strengthening protection of endemic wildlife threatened by the international pet trade: the case of the Australian shingleback lizard. Animal Conservation, 25(1), 91-100.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2022 Toomes, A., García‐Díaz, P., Stringham, O. C., Ross, J. V., Mitchell, L., & Cassey, P. (2022). Drivers of the Australian native pet trade: the role of species traits, socioeconomic attributes and regulatory systems. Journal of Applied Ecology, 59(5), 1268-1278.
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    2021 Fukushima, C. S., Tricorache, P., Toomes, A., Stringham, O. C., Rivera-Téllez, E., Ripple, W. J., . . . Cardoso, P. (2021). Challenges and perspectives on tackling illegal or unsustainable wildlife trade. Biological Conservation, 263, 1-10.
    DOI Scopus1
    2021 Cardoso, P., Amponsah-Mensah, K., Barreiros, J. P., Bouhuys, J., Cheung, H., Davies, A., . . . Fukushima, C. S. (2021). Scientists' warning to humanity on illegal or unsustainable wildlife trade. Biological Conservation, 263, 1-9.
    DOI Scopus4
    2021 Sinclair, J. S., Stringham, O. C., Udell, B., Mandrak, N. E., Leung, B., Romagosa, C. M., & Lockwood, J. L. (2021). The international vertebrate pet trade network and insights from US imports of exotic pets. BioScience, 71(9), 977-990.
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    2021 Stringham, O. C., Moncayo, S., Thomas, E., Heinrich, S., Toomes, A., Maher, J., . . . Cassey, P. (2021). Dataset of seized wildlife and their intended uses. Data in Brief, 39, 107531.
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    2021 Stringham, O. C., Moncayo, S., Hill, K. G. W., Toomes, A., Mitchell, L., Ross, J. V., & Cassey, P. (2021). Text classification to streamline online wildlife trade analyses.. PloS one, 16(7), 1-12.
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    2021 Stringham, O. C., García-Díaz, P., Toomes, A., Mitchell, L., Ross, J. V., & Cassey, P. (2021). Live reptile smuggling is predicted by trends in the legal exotic pet trade. Conservation Letters, 14(6), 10 pages.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS2
    2021 Stringham, O. C., & Lockwood, J. L. (2021). Managing propagule pressure to prevent invasive species establishments: propagule size, number, and risk–release curve. Ecological Applications, 31(4), 13 pages.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS4 Europe PMC1
    2020 Myers, K., Denegre, A., Gallos, L., Lemanski, N., Mayberry, A., Redere, A., . . . Fefferman, N. H. (2020). Dynamic Ad Hoc Social Networks in Improvised Intelligence/Counter-Intelligence Exercises: A Department of Homeland Security Red-Team Blue-Team Live-Action Roleplay. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 17(1).
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    2020 Toomes, A., Stringham, O. C., Mitchell, L., Ross, J., & Cassey, P. (2020). Australia's wish list of exotic pets: biosecurity and conservation implications of desired alien and illegal pet species. NEOBIOTA, 60(60), 43-59.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS7
    2020 Stringham, O. C., Toomes, A., Kanishka, A. M., Mitchell, L., Heinrich, S., Ross, J. V., & Cassey, P. (2020). A guide to using the Internet to monitor and quantify the wildlife trade.. Conserv Biol, 35(4), 1130-1139.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS11 Europe PMC5
    2019 Lockwood, J. L., Welbourne, D. J., Romagosa, C. M., Cassey, P., Mandrak, N. E., Strecker, A., . . . Keller, R. (2019). When pets become pests: the role of the exotic pet trade in producing invasive vertebrate animals. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 17(6), 323-330.
    DOI Scopus75 WoS67
    2018 Stringham, O. C., & Lockwood, J. L. (2018). Pet problems: Biological and economic factors that influence the release of alien reptiles and amphibians by pet owners. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55(6), 2632-2640.
    DOI Scopus50 WoS45
    2017 Maslo, B., Stringham, O. C., Bevan, A. J., Brumbaugh, A., Sanders, C., Hall, M., & Fefferman, N. H. (2017). High annual survival in infected wildlife populations may veil a persistent extinction risk from disease. Ecosphere, 8(12), 1-12.
    DOI Scopus4
    2015 Stringham, O. C., & Robinson, O. J. (2015). A modeling methodology to evaluate the efficacy of predator exclosures versus predator control. Animal Conservation, 18(5), 451-460.
    DOI Scopus3
    2015 Robinson, O. J., Lockwood, J. L., Stringham, O. C., & Fefferman, N. H. (2015). A novel tool for making policy recommendations based on PVA: Helping theory become practice. Conservation Letters, 8(3), 190-198.
    DOI Scopus9
    Stringham, O. C., Moncayo, S., Thomas, E., Heinrich, S., Toomes, A., Maher, J., . . . Phill. (n.d.). Dataset of seized wildlife and their intended uses.
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    Toomes, A., García‐Díaz, P., Stringham, O. C., Ross, J. V., Mitchell, L., & Phill. (n.d.). Drivers of the live pet trade: the role of species traits, socioeconomic attributes and regulatory systems.
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  • Position: Grant Funded Researcher (A)
  • Email: oliver.stringham@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Benham, floor G
  • Org Unit: School of Mathematical Sciences

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