Gordon Rodda - USGS

Title: Research Zoologist

FORT Affiliation: Invasive Species Science

Duty Station:
2150 Centre Ave
Bldg C
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Room 3162

Phone: 970-226-9471

Email: roddag@usgs.gov

      

      

Publications

Year Title Type
2013 Population recovery of BTS after a simulated application of toxicants: A project update Abstract
2012 Do predators control prey species abundance? An experimental test with Brown Treesnakes on Guam Journal Article
2012 Snakes in the wrong places: Gordon Rodda’s career in invasive species research Science Feature
2011 Boiga irregularis (Brown Treesnake). Predation attempt by crab Journal Article
2011 Challenges in identifying sites climatically matched to the native ranges of animal invaders Journal Article
2011 Brown Treesnake Book, Pages in
2011 Burmese Pythons and other giant constrictors Book, Pages in
2011 Boiga irregularis (Brown Treesnake). Predation attempt by praying mantis Journal Article
2011 A field test of attractant traps for invasive Burmese pythons (Python molurus bivittatus) in southern Florida Journal Article
2011 Scented guide ropes as a method to enhance brown treesnake (Boiga irregularis) trap capture success on Guam Journal Article
2011 Individual and demographic responses to simulated elevated prey densities in Brown Treesnakes (Boiga irregularis) on Guam Abstract
2011 Modelling detectability of kiore (Rattus exulans) on Aguiguan, Mariana Islands, to inform possible eradication and monitoring efforts Journal Article
2010 Is the Northern African Python (Python sebae) Established in Southern Florida? Journal Article
2010 Modelling detection probabilities to evaluate management and control tools for an invasive species Journal Article
2009 Marianas, Biology Book, Pages in
2009 The results of nocturnal visual surveys are influenced by lamp properties Journal Article
2009 Snakes Book, Pages in
2009 Evaluation of trap capture in a geographically closed population of brown treesnakes on Guam Journal Article
2009 Prey preferences and prey acceptance in juvenile Brown Treesnakes (Boiga irregularis) Journal Article
2009 Distribution, density, and biomass of introduced small mammals in the southern Mariana Islands Journal Article
2009 Giant constrictor risk assessment: Frequently asked questions Science Feature
2009 Giant constrictors: Biological and management profiles and an establishment risk assessment for nine large species of Pythons, Anacondas, and the Boa Constrictor Open-file Report
2009 What parts of the US mainland are climatically suitable for invasive alien pythons spreading from Everglades National Park? Journal Article
2009 Giant constrictor snakes in Florida: A sizeable research challenge Science Feature
2009 Evaluating abundance estimate precision and the assumptions of a count-based index for small mammals Journal Article
2008 Thermal and energetic constraints on ectotherm abundance: a global test using lizards Journal Article
2008 Funnel trap traits, and how (not) to improve capture rates of small brown treesnakes Abstract
2008 Food preferences and food acceptance in juvenile brown treesnakes (Boiga irregularis) Abstract
2008 Movements of brown treesnakes in a food-rich environment Abstract
2008 Spotting cryptic critters in the dark: Headlamps meet the closed population Abstract
2008 Post-colonization reversal of selection pressure on dispersal behavior of the Brown Treesnake, Boiga irregularis, on Guam Journal Article
2008 Prey scents and guide ropes as a method to enhance brown treesnake (Boiga irregularis) trap capture success Abstract
2008 Introduced species that invade and species that thrive in town: are these two groups cut from the same cloth? Book, Pages in
2007 Emoia atrocostata (Littoral skink) Journal Article
2007 Response of brown treesnakes to reduction of their rodent prey Journal Article
2007 Recent records of alien anurans on the Pacific island of Guam Journal Article
2007 Size bias in visual searches and trapping of Brown Treesnakes on Guam Journal Article
2007 Biology and impacts of Pacific Island Invasive Species. 2. Boiga irregularis, the Brown Tree Snake (Reptilia: Colubridae) Journal Article
2007 Evaluation of harmonic direction-finding systems for detecting locomotor activity Journal Article
2007 Spotting cryptic animals in the dark: What light properties should a good headlamp have? Proceedings, Pages in
2007 The Brown Treesnake Rapid Response Team Proceedings, Pages in
2007 Reproductive biology of the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis (Reptilia: Colubridae), during colonization of Guam and comparison with that in their native range Journal Article
2007 Can temperature be used as a tool for limiting Brown Treesnake invasion via transportation pathways? Proceedings, Pages in
2007 Size-based trends and management implications of microhabitat utilization by Brown Treesnakes, with an emphasis on juvenile snakes Proceedings, Pages in
2007 Multiple pathways for invasion of anurans on a Pacific island Journal Article
2007 Climate matching as a tool for predicting potential North American spread of Brown Treesnakes Proceedings, Pages in
2007 New developments in snake barrier technology: Fly-ash covered wall offers a feasible alternative for permanent barriers to Brown Treesnake (Boiga irregularis) Journal Article
2006 Introduced rodent and shrew densities and distributions in the Mariana Islands: implications for Brown Treesnake control and management Proceedings, Pages in
2005 Partnerships for Science: A “Virtual” Institute for Invasive Species Research and Management Science Feature
2005 Predation of Brown Treesnakes (Boiga irregularis) on invasive amphibians (Eleutherodactylus planirostris and Bufo marinus) Abstract
2005 The predictive power of visual searching Journal Article
2005 Glueboards for estimating lizard abundance Journal Article
2005 Effectiveness of methyl bromide as a cargo fumigant for brown treesnakes Journal Article
2003 Biology and reproduction of Iguana iguana in the wild Book, Pages in
2002 The brown treesnake on Guam Science Feature
2002 Practical concerns in the eradication of island snakes Proceedings, Pages in
2002 Distance sampling of forest snakes and lizards Journal Article
2002 Excess density compensation of island herpetofaunal assemblages Journal Article
2001 A high validity census technique for herpetofaunal assemblages Journal Article
2001 The densest terrestrial vertebrate Journal Article
2001 New lizard records for the Mariana Islands Journal Article
1999 Problem snake management: The Habu and the Brown Tree Snake Book
1999 Epilogue: Contributions of brown treesnakes and habu to science and society Book, Pages in
1999 Snake management Book, Pages in
1999 Sphaerodactylus macrolepis macrolepis (Big Scale Dwarf Gecko) Journal Article
1999 An overview of the biology of the brown treesnake (Boiga irregularis), a costly introduced pest on Pacific islands [Chapter 2] Book, Pages in
1999 A state-of-the-art trap for the brown treesnake [Chapter 20] Book, Pages in
1999 An integrated management plan for the brown treesnake (Boiga irregularis) on Pacific islands [Chapter 35] Book, Pages in
1999 The feasibility of controlling the brown treesnake in small plots [Chapter 39] Book, Pages in
1999 The effectiveness of snake traps worldwide Book, Pages in
1999 Population Trends and Limiting Factors in Boiga irregularis [Chapter 17] Book, Pages in
1998 Alien snake threatens Pacific Islands Journal Article
1998 The role of introduced species in the degradation of island ecosystems: A case history of Guam Journal Article
1998 The lizard fauna of Guam's fringing islets: Island biogeography, phylogenetic history, and conservation implications Journal Article
1998 Avian Conservation Research Needs in the Mariana Islands, Western Pacific Ocean Book, Pages in
1998 Managing island biotas: Brown treesnake control using barrier technology Proceedings, Pages in
1998 Managing island biotas: Can indigenous species be protected from introduced predators such as the brown treesnake? Proceedings, Pages in
1997 The disappearance of Guam's wildlife: new insights for herpetology, evolutionary ecology, and conservation Journal Article
1995 Invasions of the Brown Tree Snake Report, Pages In
1995 Experiments on chemical control of behavior in brown tree snakes Proceedings, Pages in
1994 Identification of sex in Boiga irregularis: Implications for understanding population dynamics in Guam Journal Article
1993 Adhesive trapping II Journal Article
1993 Where's Waldo (and the snakes)? Journal Article
1993 How to lie with biodiversity Journal Article
1992 Trapping the arboreal snake Boiga irregularis Journal Article
1992 The mating behavior of Iguana iguana Report
1992 Origin and Population Growth of the Brown Tree Snake, Boiga irregularis, on Guam Journal Article
1992 Sampling techniques for an arboreal snake, Boiga irregularis Journal Article
1992 The impact of the introduction of the Brown Tree Snake, Boiga irregularis, on Guam's lizards Journal Article
1991 The distributional patterns of reptiles and amphibians in the Mariana Islands Journal Article
1990 Abundance and habitat use of reptiles on Rota, Mariana Islands Journal Article
1990 The Nesting Behavior of the Green Iguana, Iguana iguana, in the Llanos of Venezuela Journal Article
1989 The brown tree snake, an introduced pest species in the central Pacific Islands Journal Article
1984 The orientation and navigation of juvenile alligators: evidence of magnetic sensitivity Journal Article
1978 Feeding habitat use by colonially-breeding herons, egrets, and ibises in North Carolina Journal Article