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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 443–448.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of the controversy results from long-running conflicts between the demands of the native forest logging industry and associated impacts on Leadbeater's Possum and its Mountain Ash forest habitat. Here we argue that despite a legislative obligation to protect Leadbeater's Possum and some limited recent improvements...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 161–170.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... This paper presents a small-scale assessment of the distribution and habitat associations of the Booroolong Frog, using data collected during surveys for environmental impact assessments, in areas of likely preferred habitat identified along the Campbells and Macquarie Rivers south of Bathurst and the Turon...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 510–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
...A.W. White; G.H. Pyke Long-term refugia or “over-winter” habitats are often overlooked in habitat restoration for the endangered Green and Golden Bell frog Litoria aurea . Studies identifying the occupation of this habitat or materials suitable to re-create it are lacking. Vegetation mounds were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 245–247.
Published: 05 June 2014
...Michael Bamford; Michael Calver “Habitat” is often used ambiguously in conservation biology and ecology to mean either the specific biotic and abiotic parts of the environment where an organism lives (e.g., the habitat of species x), or to describe a particular environment without reference...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 15–22.
Published: 02 June 2014
...David Paull; David Milledge; Phil Spark; Sally Townley; Kevin Taylor Habitats where rodents breed and congregate provide key refuge and foraging resources and as such may be important for the survival of local populations. The habitat characteristics at spring-time breeding and congregation sites...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
... distributions mapped, faunal communities determined by pattern analysis and conservation status determined at a regional level. The extent of post-European human-induced landscape change was evaluated by assessing the degree of habitat loss, loss of landscape function and resilience through changes to the water...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 95–101.
Published: 21 March 2014
... suburbs. This paper reports on habitat selection derived from a population study carried out in a reserve of remnant bushland in the St George district. Open walls and the underside of overhangs were the most frequently exploited structures used by P. platurus. Geckos were found typically no higher than...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (3-4): 130–141.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Annabelle Andrews This review examines the ecological effects of roads and utility corridors such as powerlines, pipelines, canals and railway lines on undisturbed habitat and native wildlife. Public concern about roads in natural areas is increasing, as shown by the public protests against forest...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 224–232.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graham Pyke; Arthur White We examined the habitat features of sites where the Green and Golden Bell Frog is known to have been present, differentiating between those sites where breeding is known to have occurred and those where breeding has not been recorded. We found that, for a site to support...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 100–107.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Kristy Graham; Grant Blackwell; Dieter Hochuli The Hastings River mouse Pseudomys oralis is a rare Australian rodent with a patchy distribution in north-east NSW and southern Queensland. The micro-habitat requirements of the species are poorly known, although the majority of known records...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 258–264.
Published: 17 March 2014
... localities are reported, including range extensions to central Queensland. Habitat for the species varies from chenopod to spinifex grasslands, Melaleuca woodlands and open savanna Eucalyptus woodlands, ranging from tropical coastal esplanades to sub-tropical rangelands. Trap localities encompass altitude...