FONG Jonathan, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 589 Scopus Citations
  • 13 Scopus h-Index
20022022
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Research Output 2002 2019

  • 589 Scopus Citations
  • 13 Scopus h-Index
  • 60 Journal Article (refereed)
  • 1 Book (Editor)
  • 1 Policy or Profession paper
2019

A new karst-dwelling gecko of the Gekko petricolus group (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Phitsanulok Province, central Thailand

RUJIRAWAN, A., FONG, J. J., AMPAI, N., YODTHONG, S., TERMPRAYOON, K. & AOWPHOL, A., 2019, In : Journal of Natural History. 53, 9-10, p. 557-576 20 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Reptilia
Gekkonidae
karsts
Thailand
karst
Turtles
Hong Kong
Fresh Water
turtle
turtles

First Genetic Data of the Critically Endangered Vietnamese Pond Turtle (Mauremys annamensis) from Known-locality Specimens

FONG, J., STUART, B. L., MCCORMACK, T. E. M. & PARHAM, J. F., 31 Aug 2019, In : Current Herpetology. 38, 2, p. 140-152 13 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

turtles
China
tortoises
zoos
provenance

How Service-Learning promotes intergenerational harmony: Case study of a Service-Learning project in a science course

AU YEUNG, S. N. C., LAM, L. K. & FONG, J., 18 Sep 2019, In : Metropolitan Universities. 30, 3, p. 20-35 16 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
science
learning
narration
service provider
age group

Macrolepiota in Korea: New Records and a New Species

CHO, H. J., LEE, H., PARK, M. S., KIM, C., Wisitrassameewong, K., LUPALA, A., PARK, K. H., KIM, M. J., FONG, J. J. & LIM, Y. W., 19 Sep 2019, In : Mycobiology.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Korea
Fungal Fruiting Bodies
Basidiomycota
Agaricales
Uncertainty

Patterns of morphological variation in the Schlegel’s Japanese gecko (Gekko japonicus) across populations in China, Japan, and Korea

KIM, D., PARK, I., OTA, H., FONG, J. J., KIM, J., ZHANG, Y., LI, S., CHOI, W. & PARK, D., 17 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Ecology and Environment. 43, 1, 34.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Gekkonidae
Korean Peninsula
Japan
groin
China

The diversity and ecological roles of Penicillium in intertidal zones

PARK, M. S., OH, S., FONG, J. J., HOUBRAKEN, J. & LIM, Y. W., 19 Sep 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 1 p., 13540.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
intertidal environment
PAH
degradation
terrestrial environment
enzyme activity
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing consumer trends and illegal activity by monitoring the online wildlife trade

SUNG, Y. H. & FONG, J. J., Nov 2018, In : Biological Conservation. 227, 1, p. 219-225 7 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

wildlife
turtles
turtle
monitoring
sales

Reproductive ecology of the endangered Beal's-eyed turtle, Sacalia bealei

Lin, L., Hu, Q., Fong, J. J., Yang, J., Chen, Z., Zhou, F., Wang, J., Xiao, F. & Shi, H., 14 Jun 2018, In : PeerJ. 6, e4997.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Animal Shells
Turtles
Clutches
Ecology
turtles
2017
7 Citations (Scopus)

Disappearance of endangered turtles within China's nature reserves

GONG, S. P., SHI, H. T., JIANG, A. W., FONG, J., GAILLARD, D. & WANG, J. C., 1 Mar 2017, In : Current Biology. 27, 5, p. R170-R171

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Turtles
turtles
China
conservation areas
Endangered Species

Diversity and abundance of human-pathogenic fungi associated with pigeon faeces in urban environments

LEE, W. D., FONG, J., EIMES, J. A. & LIM, Y. W., 1 Sep 2017, In : Molecular Ecology. 26, 17, p. 4574-4585 12 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

animal pathogenic fungi
Columbidae
pigeons
Feces
feces

Diversity and phylogeography of Northeast Asian brown frogs allied to Rana Dybowskii (Anura, Ranidae)

YANG, B. T., ZHOU, Y., MIN, M. S., MATSUI, M., DONG, B. J., LI, P. P. & FONG, J., 1 Jul 2017, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 112, p. 148-157 10 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Phylogeography
Ranidae
Sea of Japan
phylogeography
Rana
10 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic signatures of natural selection in a model invasive ascidian

LIN, Y., CHEN, Y., YI, C., FONG, J., KIM, W., RIUS, M. & ZHAN, A., 1 Jan 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Ascidiacea
natural selection
genomics
environmental factors
loci

Morphological and genetic verification of Ovophis tonkinensis (Bourret, 1934) in Hong Kong

FONG, J., GRIONI, A., CROW, P. & CHEUNG, K. S., Sep 2017, In : Herpetology Notes. 10, 1, p. 457-461 5 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
China
Vietnam
Taiwan
loci
DNA
4 Citations (Scopus)

Northward dispersal of sea kraits (Laticauda Semifasciata) beyond their typical range

PARK, J., KIM, I. H., FONG, J., KOO, K. S., Woo Jin, CHOI., TSAI, T. S. & PARK, D., 1 Jun 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 6, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Taiwan
Climate change
Oceans and Seas
Cytochromes b
Reptiles

Shells in trouble : turtle ecology, conservation, and the Asian Turtle Crisis

FONG, J. & SUNG, Y-H., 22 Dec 2017, In : Frontiers Young Minds. 5, p. 1-7 68.

Research output: Journal PublicationsPolicy or Profession paper

Open Access
turtles
ecology
ingestion
biodiversity
habitats
2016
13 Citations (Scopus)

Distinctive feature of microbial communities and bacterial functional profiles in Tricholoma matsutake dominant soil

OH, S-Y., FONG, J. J., PARK, M. S. & LIM, Y. W., 15 Dec 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 12, p. e0168573

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Tricholoma
Tricholoma matsutake
microbial communities
Soil
Soils

Evaluating seasonality and pathogenicity of aeromonas in Korea using environmental DNA

FONG, J., CHO, H. J., PARK, M. S. & LIM, Y. W., 1 Jan 2016, In : Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences. 18, 3, p. 605-613 9 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Aeromonas
pathogenicity
Korea
Fish Diseases
seasonality
4 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of geology and human activity on the genetic structure and demography of the Oriental fire-bellied toad (Bombina orientalis)

FONG, J. J., LI, P. P., YANG, B. T., ZHOU, Z. Y., LEACHÉ, A. D., MIN, M-S. & WALDMAN, B., 1 Apr 2016, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 97, p. 69-75 7 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Geology
Genetic Structures
toad
toads
geology
2015
16 Citations (Scopus)

Early 1900s detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Korean amphibians

FONG, J. J., CHENG, T. L., BATAILLE, A., PESSIER, A. P., WALDMAN, B. & VREDENBURG, V. T., 4 Feb 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 3, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Chytridiomycota
Histology
Museums
Amphibians
Fungi
6 Citations (Scopus)

Four new species of Amanita in Inje county, Korea

CHO, H. J., PARK, M. S., LEE, H., JANG, Y., JANG, Y., FONG, J. J. & LIM, Y. W., 1 Dec 2015, In : Mycobiology. 43, 4, p. 408-414 7 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Amanita
Korea
Agaricales
Nuclear RNA
Basidiomycota
10 Citations (Scopus)

Lactarius cucurbitoides (Russulales, Basidiomycota), a new species from South Korea supported by molecular and morphological data

LEE, H., PARK, M. S., JUNG, P. E., FONG, J. J., OH, S. Y., VERBEKEN, A. & LIM, Y. W., 21 Apr 2015, In : Phytotaxon. 205, 3, p. 168-176 9 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Russulales
Lactarius
South Korea
Basidiomycota
new species
3 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular and morphological evidence for Rana kunyuensis as a junior synonym of Rana coreana (Anura: Ranidae)

ZHOU, Y., YANG, B. T., LI, P. P., MIN, M. S., FONG, J. J., DONG, B. J., ZHOU, Z. Y. & LU, Y. Y., 1 Jun 2015, In : Journal of Herpetology. 49, 2, p. 302-307 6 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Ranidae
Rana
Anura
body measurements
divergence
7 Citations (Scopus)

New record and enzyme activity of four species in Penicillium section Citrina from marine environments in Korea

PARK, M. S., EOM, J. E., FONG, J. J. & LIM, Y. W., 1 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Microbiology. 53, 4, p. 219-225 7 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Penicillium
Korea
Glucosidases
Enzymes
Calmodulin
10 Citations (Scopus)

Penicillium jejuense sp. nov., isolated from the marine environments of Jeju Island, Korea

PARK, M. S., FONG, J. J., OH, S. Y., HOUBRAKEN, J., Sohn, J. H., HONG, S. B. & LIM, Y. W., 1 Jan 2015, In : Mycologia. 107, 1, p. 209-216 8 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Penicillium
Korea
Islands
marine environment
Agar
3 Citations (Scopus)

Taxonomic study of the genus abundisporus in Korea

JARGALMAA, S., PARK, M. S., PARK, J. Y., FONG, J. J., JANG, Y. & LIM, Y. W., 1 Sep 2015, In : Mycobiology. 43, 3, p. 225-230 6 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Korea
Fungal Fruiting Bodies
Coriolaceae
Sequence Analysis
Fungi
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

A checklist of the basidiomycetous macrofungi and a record of five new species from Mt. Oseo in Korea

LEE, W. D., LEE, H., FONG, J. J., OH, S. Y., PARK, M. S., QUAN, Y., JUNG, P. E. & LIM, Y. W., Jun 2014, In : Mycobiology. 42, 2, p. 132-139 8 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Korea
Checklist
Pholiota
Human Activities
Phosphorus
8 Citations (Scopus)

A new record of Penicillium antarcticum from marine environments in Korea

PARK, M. S., LEE, E. J., FONG, J. J., SOHN, J. H. & LIM, Y. W., Jun 2014, In : Mycobiology. 42, 2, p. 109-113 5 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Penicillium
Korea
Fungi
RNA Polymerase II
Seawater
2 Citations (Scopus)

Can an invasive prey species induce morphological changes in an endemic predator? Evidence from a South Korean snake (Oocatochus rufudorsatus)

HEO, J. H., LEE, H. J., KIM, I. H., FONG, J. J., KIM, J. K., JEONG, S. & PARK, D., 25 Dec 2014, In : Asian Herpetological Research. 5, 4, p. 245-254 10 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

snakes
predators
Lithobates catesbeianus
tail
tongue
3 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of coleopteran insects associated with spore dispersal of Cryptoporus volvatus (Polyporaceae: Basidiomycota) in Korea

PARK, M. S., FONG, J. J., LEE, H., SHIN, S., LEE, S., LEE, N. & LIM, Y. W., Dec 2014, In : Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 17, 4, p. 647-651 5 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Cryptoporus volvatus
Polyporaceae
spore dispersal
Basidiomycota
Korean Peninsula
12 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity and saline resistance of endophytic fungi associated with pinus thunbergii in coastal shelterbelts of Korea

MIN, Y. J., PARK, M. S., FONG, J. J., QUAN, Y., JUNG, S. & LIM, Y. W., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 24, 3, p. 324-333 10 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Pinus
Korea
Fungi
Tsunamis
Endophytes
24 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying airborne fungi in Seoul, Korea using metagenomics

OH, S-Y., FONG, J. J., PARK, M. S., CHANG, L. & LIM, Y. W., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Microbiology. 52, 6, p. 465-472 8 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Metagenomics
Ascomycota
Korea
Dust
Basidiomycota
21 Citations (Scopus)

Marine-derived Penicillium in Korea : diversity, enzyme activity, and antifungal properties

PARK, M. S., FONG, J. J., OH, S. Y., KWON, K. K., SOHN, J. H. & LIM, Y. W., Aug 2014, In : Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 106, 2, p. 331-345 15 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Penicillium
Korea
Enzymes
Glucosidases
Cellulase
6 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular taxonomical re-classification of the genus Suillus Micheli ex S. F. Gray in South Korea

MIN, Y. J., PARK, M. S., FONG, J. J., SEOK, S. J., HAN, S. K. & LIM, Y. W., Sep 2014, In : Mycobiology. 42, 3, p. 221-228 8 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Republic of Korea
Korea
Seedlings
Sequence Analysis
Fungi
10 Citations (Scopus)

Sequence validation for the identification of the white-rot fungi Bjerkandera in public sequence databases

JUNG, P. E., FONG, J. J., PARK, M. S., OH, S. Y., KIM, C. & LIM, Y. W., 1 Oct 2014, In : Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 24, 10, p. 1301-1307 7 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Coriolaceae
Fungi
Databases
Nucleic Acid Databases
Large Ribosome Subunits
7 Citations (Scopus)

Species delimitation of three species within the Russula subgenus Compacta in Korea : R. eccentrica, R. nigricans, and R. subnigricans

PARK, M. S., LEE, H., OH, S. Y., JUNG, P. E., SEOK, S. J., FONG, J. J. & LIM, Y. W., Aug 2014, In : Journal of Microbiology. 52, 8, p. 631-638 8 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Korea
North America
Large Ribosome Subunits
Ecosystem
Japan
11 Citations (Scopus)

Trichoderma songyi sp. nov., a new species associated with the pine mushroom (Tricholoma matsutake)

PARK, M. S., OH, S-Y., CHO, H. J., FONG, J. J., CHEON, W. J. & LIM, Y. W., Oct 2014, In : Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 106, 4, p. 593-603 11 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Tricholoma
Trichoderma
Agaricales
Peptide Elongation Factor 1
Cocos
2013
29 Citations (Scopus)

Delimitation of Russula subgenus Amoenula in Korea using three molecular markers

PARK, M. S., FONG, J. J., LEE, H., OH, S-Y., JUNG, P. E., MIN, Y. J., SEOK, S. J. & LIM, Y. W., Dec 2013, In : Mycobiology. 41, 4, p. 191-201 11 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Korea
Nuclear RNA
Ribosome Subunits
Ribosomal RNA
RNA Polymerase II
66 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic evidence for a high diversity and wide distribution of endemic strains of the pathogenic chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in wild Asian amphibians

BATAILLE, A., FONG, J. J., CHA, M., WOGAN, G. O. U., BAEK, H. J., LEE, H., MIN, M-S. & WALDMAN, B., Aug 2013, In : Molecular Ecology. 22, 16, p. 4196-4209 14 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Chytridiomycota
Amphibians
amphibian
amphibians
Fungi
2 Citations (Scopus)

Report of a dicephalic steppes ratsnake (Elaphe dione) collected in South Korea

KIM, I-H., KIM, J-K., FONG, J. J. & PARK, D., 2013, In : Asian Herpetological Research. 4, 3, p. 182-186 5 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Elaphe
South Korea
steppes
snakes
neck
2012
39 Citations (Scopus)

A phylogenomic approach to vertebrate phylogeny supports a turtle-archosaur affinity and a possible paraphyletic lissamphibia

FONG, J. J., BROWN, J. M., FUJITA, M. K. & BOUSSAU, B., 7 Nov 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 11, p. e48990

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Turtles
Phylogeny
turtles
Vertebrates
Genes
2011
10 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating noninvasive methods of sex identification in Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) hatchlings

XIA, Z. R., LI, P. P., GU, H. X., FONG, J. J. & ZHAO, E. M., 1 Jul 2011, In : Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 10, 1, p. 117-123 7 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

sex hormone
Chelonia mydas
turtle
sex hormones
amniotic fluid
26 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating phylogenetic informativeness and data-type usage for new protein-coding genes across Vertebrata

FONG, J. J. & FUJITA, M. K., 1 Nov 2011, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 61, 2, p. 300-307 8 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Marsupialia
Nucleotides
vertebrates
phylogenetics
Codon
16 Citations (Scopus)

The lack of pollinator specificity in a dioecious fig tree : sympatric fig-pollinating wasps of Ficus septica in southern Taiwan

LIN, R-C., YEUNG, C. K-L., FONG, J. J., TZENG, H-Y. & LI, S-H., 1 Mar 2011, In : Biotropica. 43, 2, p. 200-207 8 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

figs
pollinating insects
wasp
pollinator
Taiwan
2010

Captive breeding of the Four-eyed Turtle (Sacalia quadriocellata)

HE, B., LIU, Y., SHI, H., ZHANG, J., HU, M., MA, Y., FU, L., HONG, M., WANG, J., FONG, J. J. & PARHAM, F. J., 25 Dec 2010, In : Asian Herpetological Research. 1, 2, p. 111-117 7 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

courtship
turtles
hormones
ovulation
breeding
28 Citations (Scopus)

DNA evidence for the hybridization of wild turtles in Taiwan : possible genetic pollution from trade animals

FONG, J. J. & CHEN, T-H., 1 Oct 2010, In : Conservation Genetics. 11, 5, p. 2061-2066 6 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Turtles
Taiwan
turtle
turtles
hybridization
2 Citations (Scopus)

New localities of endangered Chinese turtles from museum specimens and the practical and ethical challenges using and reporting natural history collection data

FONG, J. J. & QIAO, G-X., 1 Mar 2010, In : Zootaxa. 2393, p. 59-68 10 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

natural history
turtle
turtles
museum
history

Phylogeography of the African Helmeted Terrapin, Pelomedusa subrufa: Genetic structure, dispersal, and human introduction

WONG, R., FONG, J. & PAPENFUSS, T., Sep 2010, In : Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. 61, 12, p. 575 - 585 11 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Open Access
Emydidae
phylogeography
Madagascar
Sahel
ecoregions
2009
Names
Conservation
Petition
Tortoise
Rendering
8 Citations (Scopus)

Ethogram of Sacalia quadriocellata (Reptilia : Testudines : Geoemydidae) in captivity

LIU, Y., WANG, J., SHI, H., MURPHY, R. W., HONG, M., HE, B., FONG, J. J., WANG, J. & FU, L., 1 Jun 2009, In : Journal of Herpetology. 43, 2, p. 318-325 8 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Testudines
Reptilia
captivity
locomotion
feeding behavior