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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Morgan S. Pratchett; Bethan J. Lang; Samuel Matthews ABSTRACT Outbreaks of the Pacific Crown-of-thorns Starfish Acanthaster cf. solaris are a major contributor to the sustained loss of coral, and the long-term degradation of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. There is a major imperative to reverse...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 113–120.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., Canberra. Comments on the "Managing Multiple Use in the Coastal Zone - A review of the Great Barrier Reef Park Authority" by J. F. Whitehouse, 1993. Commonwealth of Australia 1993 Reviewed by Pat Hutchings Vice-President of the Australian Coral Reef Society A review of the Great Barrier Reef Marine...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 January 2019
... (Director, Threatened Species Commissioner's Office) - Tackling feral cats. Morgan Pratchett (James Cook University) - Should we and could we eradicate coral eating Crown-of-Thorns Starfish from Australia's Great Barrier Reef? Joy Becker and Paul Hick (University of Sydney) - An epidemiologic model of koi...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 425–435.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Celmara Pocock Both scientists and holidaymakers once enjoyed riding on the backs of turtles while at the Great Barrier Reef. In spite of the widespread popularity of turtle riding, the practice disappeared into obscurity in the second part of the twentieth century. This paper unveils...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... to be conserved. However, it needs to be stressed that threatening processes impacting on a habitat may originate from sources way beyond the habitat in question. The Great Barrier Reef illustrates this point well. Here water quality is, in large part, determined by catchment flows, which have a major effect...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.047
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
..., such as national parks, the Great Barrier Reef or rainforests. 8. Seize all opportunities to influence public opinion. 9. Try to be in a position to add invertebrate issues to public reports, such as the State of Environment reports, and especially to any relating to land use decisions. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 120.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and enforces the widely held belief that the Authority is fulfilling its responsibility to the management and protection of the Great Barrier Reef. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I should like to thank Professor Chris Crossland and Mr Richard Kenchington for critically reading the manuscript and Dan Lunney for editorial...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 619–621.
Published: 20 October 2011
.... Springer, New York. Alien Reptiles and Amphibians: A Scientific Compendium and Analysis Limpus, C.J., Limpus, D.J. and Goldizen, A.R. 1999. Recent colonization of Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, by the Mourning Gecko, Lepidodactylus lugubris. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 43: 777-781...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 188–193.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... The importance of such connectivity has been demonstrated by studies showing the widespread dispersal of coral larvae in a southerly direction along the Great Barrier Reef with so called source and sink reefs (Hughes et al. 1999). Similar studies of fish populations also support this concept (Sale et al. 1984...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 279–282.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Bay, Pittwater, NSW. Photo: Dan Lunney, February 1972. Dec05.indd 14/02/2006, 10:10 PM279 In her long scientific career in Australia, now 35 years, Pat has worked on a group of animals that, to her, are critical to the world in which we live. Words like polychaetes, mangroves, Great Barrier Reef...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 134–160.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., Williams, D. McB. and Sale, P F., 1983. Length of larval life in twelve families of fishes at One Tree Lagoon, Great Barrier Reef. Mar. Biol. 76: 319-24. Length of larval life in twelve families of fishes at One Tree Lagoon, Great Barrier Reef Mar. Biol. 76 319 24 Bruce, B., 1978. General guide...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 1.
Published: 17 March 2014
... on the oroblem of our dedinine - comments on John Whitehouse's major review of the management of the Great Barrier Reef is a splendid example of an open, independent and critical review process. Australians can now be more confident that the Great Barrier Reef is being intelligently managed because...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 610–616.
Published: 01 December 2018
... is a really good example of another hyper-variable place Sciences. Down and staying down? 30 years where you need to do long term work to pick out the monitoring corals of the Great Barrier Reef. temporal trend from the year to year fluctuations, or fluctuations over periods of years. PAT HUTCHINGS (CHAIR...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
...., Waterhouse, J. and Davis, A.M. 2012. Terrestrial pollutant runoff to the Great Barrier Reef: An update of issues, priorities and management responses. Marine Pollution Bulletin 65: 81 100. Bureau of Rural Sciences. 2005. Socio economic Impact Assessment Toolkit: A Guide to Assessing the Socio economic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 256–262.
Published: 05 June 2014
... in sediments of the Port Jackson estuary, Australia. The Science of the Total Environment 227: 123-138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0048-9697(99)00007-8 Brodie, J. E., Devlin, M., Haynes, D., Waterhouse, J. 2011. Assessment of the eutrophication status of the Great Barrier Reef Lagoon (Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to reduce climate change and more effective local land and marine management, by those now in authority, as well as to fellow scientists. In The reef: a passionate history: the Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to climate change, historian Iain McCalman (2013) concluded his prologue (p10) with a strong...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 161–169.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... They concluded that accounting for the movements of nomadic species and incorporating new approaches to integrated land management will help design conservation solutions that are effective, cost-efficient, and robust to uncertainty in this rapidly changing world. The recent rezoning of the Great Barrier Reef...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 39–47.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The Australian Regional Review was prepared by Dr Peter Bridgewater and G~vennyth Shaughnessy from the Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service. This review curiously excluded the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park on the grounds that it is not a protected area in the sense used in the review. Under...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608565
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 1–26.
Published: 17 March 2014
... MACLEAY, W. (1882). Descriptive, catalogue of the fishes of Australia. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 6: 1-138, 202-387. Descriptive, catalogue of the fishes of Australia Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 6 1 138 MARSHALL, T. C. (1964). Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and coastal waters of Queensland. (Angus...