Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles


7. Hoefer, S., Robinson, N. J. & Pinou, T. (Under Review). Size matters: Sexual dimorphism in the pelvic spurs of the Bahamas Boa (Chilabothrus strigilatus strigilatus).

6. Szabo, B., Hoefer, S. & Whiting, M. J. (2020). Are lizards capable of inhibitory control? Performance on a semi-transparent version of the cylinder task in five species of Australian skinks. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 74(10):118.

5. Robinson, N. J., Bigelow, W., Cuffley, J., Gary, M., Hoefer, S., Mills, S., Blanco, A. M. (2020). Validating the use of drones for monitoring the abundance and behaviour of juvenile green sea turtles in mangrove creeks in The Bahamas. Testudo, 9(2): 24-35. [PDF]

4. Hoefer, S., Robinson, N. J. & Jones, A. (2020). Cubophis vudii vudii (Bahamian Racer). Diet. Herpetological Review, 51(2):346-347.

3. Hoefer, S. & Robinson, N. J. (2020). Tail bifurcation in a Brown Anole, Anolis sagrei (Duméril & Bibron, 1837). Herpetology Notes, 13:333-335. URL: 39b376 [PDF]
*Media: Anole Annals


2. Hoefer, S., Mills, S. & Robinson, N. J. (2019). Autohaemorrhaging in a Bahamian Pygmy Boa, Tropidophis curtus barbouri. Herpetological Bulletin, 150:39-40. DOI: 10.33256/hb150.3940 [PDF]
(with featured cover image) – publication was the first to be made open access before the required one-year period
*Media: BBC Wildlife Magazine

1. Hoefer, S. (2019). Range extension of the Black-banded Trinket Snake, Oreocryptophis porphyraceus (Cantor, 1839) in Lam Dong Province, Vietnam. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians, 26(2):123-124.

Conference Abstracts

*Presented work at the conference

2. Hoefer, S.*, Mills, S., Robinson, N. J. (2020). A unique defensive display: Autohaemorrhaging in a Thunder Snake, Tropidophis curtus barbouri. Animal Behaviour Live: Annual Online Conference. Oral poster presentation.

1. Robinson, N. J.*,
Hoefer, S., Mills, S., Miguel Blanco, A., Smith, A., St. Andrews, L., Pinou, T. (2020). Assessing the short-term impacts of biologgers on juvenile green sea turtles using a combination of animal-borne cameras and drones. 5th Bahamas Natural History Conference. Nassau, The Bahamas. Oral presentation.