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Lee WH, Fong JJ, Lee WH, Sung YH (2022) Mercy or messy: distribution and differentiation of native and released Chinese bullfrogs (Hoplobatrachus rugulosus) in Hong Kong using genetic and morphological analyses. Management of Biological Invasions 13: 246–258. doi: 10.3391/mbi.2022.13.1.15.
Lee C, Fong JJ, Jiang J, Li P, Waldman B, Chong JR, Lee H, Min M (2021) Phylogeographic study of the Bufo gargarizans species complex, with emphasis on Northeast Asia. Animals Cells and Systems 25: 434–444. doi: 10.1080/19768354.2021.2015438.
Lee H, Wissitrassameewong K, Park MS, Fong JJ, Verbeken A, Kim C, Lim YW (2021) Taxonomic revision of the genus Lactifluus (Russulales, Basidiomycota) of South Korea. Mycobiology 49: 308–345. doi: 10.1080/12298093.2021.1943812.
Zhou J, Fong JJ (2021) Strong agricultural management effects on soil microbial community in a non-experimental agroecosystem. Applied Soil Ecology 165: 103970. doi: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2021.103970.
Wang J, Liu Y, Fong JJ, Parham JF, Shi H (2021) Reproductive ecology of the Hainan four eye-spotted turtle (Sacalia insulensis) on Hainan Island, China. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 20: 103–108. doi: 10.2744/CCB-1383.1.
Oh S, Park K, Baldrian P, Fong JJ, Kwon KJ, Kim S, Lim YW (2021) Fungal diversity living in the root and sporophyte of the endemic Korean fern Mankyua chejuense. Fungal Ecology 50: 101038. doi: 10.1016/j.funeco.2020.101038.
Jin HS, Hemminger K, Fong JJ, Sattler C, Lee S, Bieling C, Konig HJ (2021) Revealing stakeholders’ motivation and influence in crane conservation in the Republic of Korea: Net-Map as a tool. Conservation Science and Practice 3: e384. doi: 10.1111/csp2.384
Fong, JJ., Sung, Y.H., Ding, L. 2020. Comparative analysis of the fecal microbiota of wild and captive Beal’s eyed turtle (Sacalia bealei) by 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Frontier in Microbiology 11:570890.
Wong, PPY, Low, CT, Cai, W, Leung, K, Lai, PC (2022) A Spatiotemporal Data Mining Study to Identify High-Risk Neighbourhoods for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) Incidents, Scientific Reports, 12, 3509.
Wong, PPY, Low, C.T. Lai, P.C (2022) The impact of geographic mobility on the spread of COVID-19 in Hong Kong, Geospatial Health, 17(s1).
Wong, G., Wong, PPY, Chong CMJ (2022) Low-fidelity buyer seller housing simulations can encourage authentic learning experiences, International Review of Economics Education (IREE), 40, 100241.
Cai, WH, Wong, PPY (2021) Associations between Incense-Burning Temples and Respiratory Mortality in Hong Kong, Atmosphere, 12(6), 774.
Loo, BPY, Tsoi, KH, Wong, PPY, Lai PC (2021) Identification of superspreading environment under COVID‐19 through human mobility data, Scientific Reports, 11, 4699.
Ho, HC, Wong, PPY, Guo, C (2021) Impacts of social and environmental perceptions on preparedness and knowledge of air pollution risk: A study of adolescent males in an urbanized, high-density city, Sustainable Cities and Society, 66, 102678.
Dufour PC, Miot EF, So TC, Tang SL, Jones EE, Kong TC, Yuan FL, Sung YH, Dingle C & Bonebrake TC* 2022. Home and hub: pet trade and traditional medicine impact reptile populations in source locations and destinations. Proceedings B of Royal Society. 289:20221011.
Huang PY, Poon ESK, Chan LY, Chan DTC, Huynh S, So IWY, Sung YH & Sin SYW* 2022. Dietary diversity of multiple shorebird species in an Asian subtropical wetland unveiled by DNA metabarcoding. Environmental DNA.
Allcock JA, Bonebrake TC, Sung YH & Dingle C*. 2022. Shifts in phenology of autumn migration and wing length among reedbed passerines along the East Asian–Australasian Flyway. Avian Research.
Yuan FL, Prigge TL, Sung YH, Dingle C & Bonebrake TC. 2022. Two genetically distinct yet morphologically indistinct Bungarus species in Hong Kong. Current Herpetology. 41: 114-124.
Lam IPY, Sung YH, Fong JJ (2022) Using eDNA techniques to find the endangered big-headed turtle (Platysternon megacephalum). PLoS ONE 17: e0262015. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0262015.
Yuan FL*, Yeung CT, Prigge TL, Dufour PC, Sung YH, Dingle C & Bonebrake TC. 2022. Conservation and cultural intersections within Hong Kong’s snake soup industry. Oryx.
Sung YH, Lee WH, Lau MWN, Lau A, Wong PPY, Dingle C, Yeung HY & Fong JJ. 2021. Species list and distribution of non-native freshwater turtles in Hong Kong. BioInvasions Records 10: 960-968.
Huang PY, Poon ESK, Wong ATC, So IWY, Sung YH & Sin SYW*. 2021. DNA metabarcoding reveals the dietary composition in the endangered black‑faced spoonbill. Scientific Reports 11:18773.
Sung YH, Lee WH, Leung FKW & Fong JJ. 2021. Prevalence of illegal turtle trade on social media and implications for wildlife trade monitoring. Biological Conservation ​261:109245.
Sung YH, Liew JH, Chan HK, Lee WH, Wong BHF, Dingle C, Karraker NE, Spencer R & Fong JJ. 2021. Assessing the diet of the endangered Beale’s eyed turtle (Sacalia bealei) using faecal content and stable isotope analyses: implications for conservation. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.
Sung YH, Pang C, Li TC, Wong PPY, Yu Y (2021) Ecological correlates of 20-year population trends of wintering waterbirds in Deep Bay, South China, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9, 247
Sung YH, Liew JH, Chan HK, Lee W-H, Wong BH-F, Dingle C, Karraker NE, Spencer R-J, Fong JJ (2021) assessing the diet of the endangered Beale’s eyed turtle (Sacalia bealei) using faecal content and stable isotope analysis: implications for conservation. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. doi: 10.1002/aqc.3676.
Pang, C.C., Sung, Y.H., Chung, Y.T., Ying, H.K., Fong, H.H.N. & Yu, Y.T. 2020. Spatial ecology of little egret (Egretta garzetta) in Hong Kong uncovers preference for commercial fishponds. PeerJ 8:e9893.
Wang, Z., Leung, K.M.Y., Sung, Y.H., Dudgeon, D. & Qiu, J.W. 2021. Recovery of tropical marine benthos after a trawl ban demonstrates linkage between abiotic and biotic changes. Communications biology 4:212.
Sung, Y.H., Lee, W.H., Ng, H.N., Crump, M.L. & Karraker, N.E. 2021. Novel reproductive behavior in an Asian frog: Sex-reversed inguinal amplexus. Ecosphere 12:e03407.
Au, M.F.F., Shen, J., Martelli, P. & Lau, A. 2021. First record of bicephaly in Paramesotriton hongkongensis (Myers and Leviton, 1962) (Caudata: Salamandridae). Herpetology Notes. 13, p. 831-833 3 p.
Yau, S.M. & Lau, A. 2021. First record of the Australian redclaw crayfish cherax quadricarinatus (Von martens, 1868) in Hong Kong, China. BioInvasions Records, 10, 2, p. 369-377 9 p.
Liew, J.H., Kho, Z.Y., Lim, R.B.H., Dingle, C., Bonebrake, T.C., Sung, Y.H. & Dudgeon, D. 2021. International socioeconomic inequality favours higher network connectivity in the global wild animal trade. Science Advances 9:eabf7679.