Carnivores

Fisher and Marten

Wengert, G. M., Gabriel, M. W., Matthews, S. M., Higley, J. M., Sweitzer, R. A., Thompson, C. M., Purcell, K. L., Barrett, R. H., Woods, L. W., Green, R. E., Keller, S. M., Gaffney, P. M., Jones, M. and Sacks, B. N. (2014), Using DNA to describe and quantify interspecific killing of fishers in California. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 78: 603–611.

G.M. Wengert, M.W. Gabriel, Foley, J. E., Kun, T. and Sacks, B. N. (2013), Molecular techniques for identifying intraguild predators of fishers and other north American small carnivores. Wildlife Society Bulletin. doi: 10.1002/wsb.287.


S.M. Matthews , J.M. Higley , K.M. Rennie , R.E. Green , C.A. Goddard , G.M. Wengert, M.W. Gabriel, and Todd K. Fuller. Reproduction, recruitment, and dispersal of fishers (Martes pennanti) in a managed Douglas-fir forest in California In Journal of Mammalogy, 94(1):100-108. 2013.


2012 Invited book chapter abstract:  Wengert, G.M., M.W. Gabriel, and D.L. Clifford (2012). Investigating cause-specific mortality and diseases in carnivores: tools and techniques. In L. Boitani and R.A. Powell (eds.) Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques, pp. 294-313, Oxford University Press, Oxford


2012  Invited book chapter abstract:  Gabriel, M.W., G.M. Wengert, and R.N. Brown (2012). Pathogens and Parasites of Martes Species: Management and Conservation Implications. In Biology and Conservation of Martens, Sables, and Fishers: A New Synthesis. K.B. Aubry, W.J. Zielinski, M.G. Raphael, G. Proulx, and S.W. Buskirk, eds. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, USA.


2012  S.M. Keller, M.W. Gabriel, K.A. Terio, E.J. Dubovi, E. VanWormer, R. Sweitzer, R. Barret, C. Thompson, K. Purcell, and L. Munson. Canine Distemper in an Isolated Population of Fishers (Martes pennanti) from California. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 48(4), 2012, pp. 1035–1041


2011  J.L. Larkin, M.W. Gabriel, R.W. Gerhold , M. J. Yabsley , J. Christine Wester, J. G. Humphreys, R. Beckstead§, and J. P. Dubey. Prevalence to Toxoplasma gondii and Sarcocystis spp. in a Reintroduced Fisher (Martes pennanti) Population in Pennsylvania. Journal of Parasitology, 97(3): pp. 425–429


2010 Times Standard, October 31st, Section A1-6. Local Report on the multiagency/organization effort for the California reintroduction Effort.


2010 M.W Gabriel, G.M Wengert, S.M Matthews, J Mark Higley, J. E Foley, A. Blades, M. Sullivan, R. N Brown Effectiveness of Rapid Diagnostic Tests to Assess Pathogens of Fishers (Martes pennanti) and Gray Foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 46(3): pp. 966-970


2010 E.L. Brown, D.M. Roellig, M.E. Gompper, R.J. Monello, K.M. Wenning, M.W. Gabriel, and M.J. Yabsley. Seroprevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi Among Eleven Potential Reservoir Species from Six States Across the Southern United States. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 10(8): pp. 757-763.


2009  ZooNews article focusing on fishers in California and the fisher kit orphans from the Southern Sierra Nevada. Return to the Wild.


2008 IERC Report to USFWS on Pathogens in Fishers and sympatric mesocarnivores. 101 pages

Chapter 1. R.N. Brown, M.W. Gabriel, G.M. Wengert, S. Matthews, J. Mark. Higley, and J.E. Foley. Pathogens Associated with Fishers.
Chapter 2. M.W. Gabriel, G.M. Wengert, J.E. Foley, J. Mark. Higley, S. Matthews, and R.N. Brown. Pathogens Associated with Mesocarnivores Sympatric with Fishers in Northwestern California


2006 R.N. Brown, M.W. Gabriel, G.M. Wengert, S. Matthews, J. Mark. Higley, and J.E. Foley. Fecally Transmitted Viruses Associated with Pacific Fishers (Martes pennanti) in Northwestern California. Transactions of the Western Section of the Wildlife Society. 42: 40-46

Canids
In Preparation, Submission Fall 2012. M.W. Gabriel, D.L. Clifford, R. Callas, P.Figura, M. Statham, J. Perrine, H. U. Wittmer, and B. N. Sacks. Exposure and Infection to Selected Carnivore Pathogens in California Native Red Foxes: Sierra Nevada (Vulpes vulpes necator) and Sacramento Valley Red Fox (V. v. patwin) and their Sympatric Carnivore Communities.

2009 M.W. Gabriel,R.N. Brown,. J.E. Foley,J. Mark Higley, and R. G. Botzler. Ecology of Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection in gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) in northwestern California. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45 (2): pp. 344-354


2009 M. W. Gabriel,J.Henn,J.E. Foley,R.N. Brown,R.W. Kasten,P.Foley,and Bruno B. Chomel. Zoonotic Bartonella Species in Fleas Collected on Gray Foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus). Vector-borne and Zoonotic Disease 9(6): pp. 597-603


2009  J. B. Henn, M. W. Gabriel, R. W. Kasten,  R.N. Brown, J. E. Koehler, K. A. MacDonald, M.D. Kittleson, W.P. Thomas, and B.B. Chomel. Infective Endocarditis in a Dog and the Phylogenetic Relationship of the Associated “Bartonella rochalimae” Strain with Isolates from Dogs, Gray Foxes, and a Human. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(3): pp. 787–790


2007  J. B. Henn, M.W. Gabriel, R.W. Kasten, R.N. Brown,J.H. Theis, J.E. Foley, and B.Chomel. Gray Foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) as a Potential Reservoir of a Bartonella clarridgeiae-Like Bacterium and Domestic Dogs as Part of a Sentinel System for Surveillance of Zoonotic Arthropod-Borne Pathogens in Northern California. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 45(8): pp. 597-603


2007  J.E. Foley, R. N. Brown, M. W. Gabriel, J. Henn, N. Drazenovich, R. Kasten,S. L. Green, and B. B. Chomel. Spatial analysis of the exposure of dogs in rural north-coastal California to vectorborne pathogens. Veterinary Record 161: pp.653-657

Other Wildlife
2010 J.Gohrman, Gabriel M.W., Maclachlan N.J, Nieto N., Foley J., and Spier S. Pilot Immunization of Mice Infected with an Equine Strain of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis. Veterinary Therapeutics. 11(1): E1-E8.


2000  Report to California State Parks. Greta M. Wengert. Demography, Range, Habitat, Condition and Parasites of the Roosevelt Elk (Cervus elaphus roosevelti) of Sinkyone Wilderness State Park, Mendocino County, California.