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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 355–363.
Published: 04 June 2013
... Box E. moluccana also occurring. Large forest reserves exist approximately 6 km to the west in the sandstone escarpment of the Broken Back Ranges (Pokolbin State Forest) and to the east in more disturbed low elevation remnants (Werakata National Park). While the floodplains of the Hunter River consist...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 125–132.
Published: 10 October 2011
... for the Tweed River Management Committee. Straw, P. 1999. Hunter River Estuary Wader Habitat Investigation. Report to the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. Smith, P. 1991. The Biology and Management of Waders (Suborder Charadrii) in NSW. New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 145–152.
Published: 07 February 2013
... Anonymous. 1872b. Gold. Sydney Morning Herald 26 August: 2. Anonymous. 1872c. The Nanama Rush. Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser 3 August: 2. Anonymous. 1874. Bourke. Sydney Morning Herald 14 April: 5. Anonymous. 1876a. The Drought in the Southern Districts. Sydney Morning...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 351–364.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Available records show five clusters of localities. From south to north, these are: (1) the Gosford-Ourimbah-Wyong area between the Hawkesbury and Hunter River valleys; (2) the Barrington Tops-Bulahdelah-Myall Lakes area immediately north of the Hunter River valley; (3) the Port Macquarie-Coffs Harbour area...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 223–234.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in one of the last remaining extant population of L. aurea in the Hunter River Valley. The objective was to determine whether L. aurea actively select for and use microhabitat features similarly between the sexes and life stages. By comparing microhabitat selection between sex and age classes, we hoped...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (4): 53–55.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Australian Zoologist, VoI. 233 June 1987 The Australian upside-down fly (Neurochaeta inversa) occurs at rain forest margins from north of the Hunter River to the Atherton Tableland. Length c. 3 mm. study of the flies suggests that they are specially con- structed to run into things backwards without injury...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 161–170.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., unlikely to be conducive to long term persistence (Hunter 2007; Antsis et al. 1998; DotE 2016). Here we report on a the discovery of a population along a stretch of the Campbells River downstream of Chifley Dam and along the Macquarie River upstream of Bathurst in habitat where the species has not been...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 85–94.
Published: 02 June 2014
...: 81-91. The distribution and spread of the yabby Cherax destructor complex in Australia: speculations, hypotheses and the need for research Freshwater Crayfish 10 81 91 Hunter-Central Rivers Waterwatch. 2013. Hunter-Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority, Fact Sheet 4, Web...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 294–301.
Published: 14 April 2015
...- Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority (HCR CMA) in NSW, now the Local Land Services of Hunter and Greater Sydney cover our study area. Within this area, Gosford Local Government Authority (LGA) and Port Stephens Local Government Authority (LGA) were the central areas for field surveys. Gosford...
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 02 December 2022
... and the second Governor of the colony, John Hunter, described the Aboriginal method of capturing platypuses by spearing them from a river bank (Collins, 1802). It is clear from Hunter s notes that the people of the Hawkesbury-Nepean River area had an intimate knowledge of platypus behaviour and valued them...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 788–809.
Published: 20 October 2011
... around Sydney, Newcastle (and the Hunter River region), and other agriculturally- developed areas of NSW, as the various sources were familiar with these areas. Consequently, their descriptions give the Clarence River floodplain waterbird community as being of historic importance as the most abundant...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 96–99.
Published: 04 October 2011
... Sound in 2004 (Mead-Hunter 2005). This paper reports the range expansion of A. pflaumii to include multiple sites in the Swan River Estuary approximately 20 km north of the initial collection site in Cockburn Sound. Also discussed are the potential ecological impacts of A. pflaumi and the benthic...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 100–103.
Published: 04 October 2011
...Jason Coughran; Robert McCormack; Garry Daly The Yabby Cherax destructor has a natural distribution across inland river systems in central and south-eastern Australia. Within that range it supports important recreational and commercial fisheries, and is also widely used for aquaculture and as a pet...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 3–25.
Published: 17 March 2014
... a good sample of what must have been. the former forest avifauna of the rim of Botany Bay. Photo by author. and good sapling growth; many roadsTowra Point contains one of the remaining two large areas of saltmarsh (other than on the Hunter River north of Sydney); only in these areas and at Homebush Bay...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 272–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... translocation Campbelltown Tarlo River National Park distribution low-density 272 2017 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology Introduction Political campaigns are often run to protect Koalas Phascolarctos cinereus...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 04 October 2011
... interest in wildlife conservation and land management had its origins in my childhood experience growing up on a farm in the Upper Hunter. School holidays were always spent roaming the bush paddocks on foot or on horseback exploring and learning sometimes in the best tradition of the shotgun biologists...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
... within the catchment. Agricultural clearing and urban development have also affected aquatic ecosystems. The pre-European environment was apparently characterized by creek and river systems subjected to periodic floods, but with clear water, low nutrient levels, and clean sandly or rocky substrates...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 1–11.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Rivers in far north-east New South Wales, Thersites novaehollandiae (Gray, 1834) from temperate and subtropical rainforest from the Hunter River in lower north-east New South Wales to the New South Wales/Queensland border and Thersites richmondiana (Reeve, 1852) from upland temperate and subtropical...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 186–193.
Published: 30 September 2020
..., Armidale, NSW 4Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, National Parks and Wildlife Service, Hunter Central Coast Branch, Suite G3477, 117 Bull Street, Newcastle West, NSW 5Woolworths Supermarkets, 1 Woolworths Way, Bella Vista, NSW 6Foodbank NSW and ACT Limited, 50 Owen Street, Glendenning, NSW...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 641–651.
Published: 01 June 2020
... (Goldberg et al. 2011) and Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) (Doi et al. 2015) have also been used. Single- species detection methods have been used broadly to successfully detect rare (Laramie et al. 2015; Schmelzle and Kinziger 2016; Simpfendorfer et al. 2016) and invasive (Hunter et al. 2015; Hinlo et al. 2017...