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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 241–250.
Published: 01 December 2019
...J.W. Macgregor; C. Holyoake; S. Munks; J.H. Connolly; I.D. Robertson; P.A. Fleming; K. Warren ABSTRACT Genetic diversity at loci concerned with fitness is an important part of the ability of a wild population to adapt to changes in its environment, including climatic events, disease and pollution...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 1.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney EDITORIAL Our declining fauna provokes a diversity of responses The recurrent observation that the fauna of Aust- ralia is drrlining has prnvokd a divenity of ropurlse,. one of the ioost pn)niincnt being thit it IS the tack of z(r)lt,gic!s to docurnc~tl the retreat of the Fauna...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 88–103.
Published: 17 March 2014
... United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (The Agreed Text of the Convention on Biological Diversity was adopted at a conference in Nairobi, 22 May, 1992. It was the result of about four years of work by an Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee sponsored by the United Nations...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 429–437.
Published: 27 September 2013
... taxonomy will have on the conservation status of the various taxa are canvassed. grasswrens molecular systematics avian taxonomy conservation status Austin, J.J., Joseph, L., Pedler, L.P. and Black, A.A. 2013. Uncovering cryptic evolutionary diversity in extant and extinct populations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.007
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The conservation of biological diversity is a foundation of ecologically sustainable management. To assess sustainability with regard to biodiversity conservation, forest managers are using forest type as a surrogate for ecosystem and species diversity. This paper investigates the applicability...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.020
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... We examined patterns in the abundance and species richness of arthropods in Australian rangelands, and explored the potential for using different biotic groups (plants, vertebrates and arthropods) as indicators of grazing impact. The most diverse and abundant arthropods in pitfall-traps were...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.030
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.031
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The sea star genus Patiriella in Australia has the greatest diversity of life histories known for the Asteroidea. While the adults have similar phenotypes and life styles, their larvae are highly divergent. Patiriella includes species with unmodified development through typical feeding...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.033
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... then, an appreciation of the high diversity of the phylum in Australasian waters has emerged, with 932 Australian and 857 New Zealand described and known undescribed species listed for these countries’ respective Exclusive Economic Zones. Since the continental shelves of both countries, especially those of Western...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.037
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.044
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
.... In between, as is the case with many agro-forestry and suburban landscapes, gradual restoration is unquestionably worthwhile. All efforts now must be directed to improving habitat connectivity and native heterogeneity as a practical solution to conserving the vast diversity of the insect world. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 255–320.
Published: 14 March 2013
... diversity of habitats present. Not all parts of the harbour have been well sampled, however, and we highlight areas and habitats that should be prioritised for further biodiversity surveys. An Appendix is provided listing all species in the five groups of animals considered here. The present study...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/HIA.1993
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.027
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.099
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... on the Parramatta River, Sydney, New South Wales. The habitats examined consisted of mangrove forests with and without an adjacent saltmarsh habitat. The diversity and abundance of macrofauna were sampled during spring 1999 and summer 2000. Overall, there was a trend for the diversity of macrofauna to be greater...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.003
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
...., recruitment) and large scales (e.g., wave-forces) are illustrated here for intertidal species. The information needed to describe patterns of diversity in complex assemblages is defined. A novel method of analysing variability in diversity is described to unravel complexity and to quantify changes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.007
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
... Biodiversity conservation science and policy largely ignores the majority of species: the microbes and invertebrates. This biodiversity contains most genetic, metabolic and chemical diversity on Earth and underpins a wide variety of ecosystem services, an unexpected diversity of major industries...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.011
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... This study investigated the abundance and diversity of acarine (mite) communities in the soil of rehabilitated bauxite mine pits of the Northern Jarrah Eucalyptus marginata forest in south-west Australia. The areas selected had been subject to various revegetation techniques and ranged in age...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... years of the Cenozoic. Long-term, overall trends apparent from fossil and modern records in the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, northern Australia include an increase in diversity in vespertilionids, pteropodids and emballonurids, decline in hipposiderids and mystacinids, and relatively stable...