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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 513–519.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and Smith 2015). Black rats are also known to exploit disturbed microhabitats on the margins of natural areas, particularly when fallen timber, dense groundcover and understorey vegetation are present (Cusack et al. 2015). These habitat features are likely to facilitate the invasion of introduced rodents...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Numerous marine introductions into Australian waters have occurred and will continue to occur. The mechanisms by which they occurred and the difficulties of eradication once they have become established are discussed. Introduced species are often categorised as being either a pest or cryptogenic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 1–14.
Published: 02 June 2014
... inextricably linked to the expansion of the island's nascent phosphate industry. The endemic rats were killed off by a disease introduced with black rats R. rattus , which according to the mining company manager Captain Samuel Vincent, were bought to the island by the SS Hindustan that arrived in December 1899...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 217–222.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Benjamin Russell; Peter Banks In Australia many critical weight range (CWR) species are threatened by predation from the introduced Red Fox Vulpes vulpes . Understanding how these prey species respond to native predators such as the Tiger Quoll Dasyurus maculatus , and comparing their responses...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 181–186.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graham Pyke For more than 20 years there has been conflict arising from different points of view concerning the role of the introduced honeybee. There is a strong prima facie argument, and some supporting evidence, that introduced honeybees are likely to adversely affect the environment. Some land...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 496–505.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Graham Pyke; Arthur White The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea has declined dramatically in New South Wales. One hypothesis suggests that this decline is largely due to predation by the Plague Minnow Gambusia holbrooki , which was introduced into Australia as part of efforts to control...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 108–118.
Published: 17 March 2014
...G. L. Blackwell Terrestrial mammals are a geologically recent addition to New Zealand ecosystems. However, in a very short space of time, they have become a significant feature of the environment. Introduced mammals form the basis of the country's economy, they provide world-recognised sporting...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 58–62.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Wendy Seabrook Cane toads were introduced directly into New South Wales at Byron Bay between 1964 and 1966. This survey of their distribution found that cane toads now have a continuous distribution from the Queensland-New South Wales border south to Broadwater, west to Lismore, and along the river...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 826–842.
Published: 20 October 2011
...David Peacock; Per Christensen; Brian Williams South-west Western Australia is an area with a high number of conservation listed marsupials (Maxwell et al . 1996). The presence of Gastrolobium (Fabaceae: Mirbelieae) plants, toxic to introduced species because of their production of fluoroacetate...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 884–887.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Cameron Webb The foraging behaviour of the introduced honey bee Apis mellifera on the saltmarsh plant Sarcocornia quinqueflora was observed over three days at Sydney Olympic Park in February 2007. Within an observation area of approximately 3m × 3m, the number of flowering and non-flowering...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 90–95.
Published: 04 October 2011
... components of the diet of a recently re-introduced population of bilbies at Scotia Sanctuary, in western New South Wales, from faecal material collected over a period of 13 months. Animals consumed more invertebrates than green plant material and seeds throughout the study, although there was temporal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... smaller ones, including two in the Murray River. These island populations were then used to re-introduce the species to remaining habitat across the former natural range of the species in Victoria and south-east South Australia. In the process intractable over-browsing problems were inadvertently created...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.899
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... While the impacts of the introduced plant pathogen Phytophthora cinnamomi on Australian forest flora are well documented, its possible indirect impacts on fauna through changes to floristics and plant structure are less clear. We reviewed the literature on the responses of forest animal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.004
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Accidental introductions into the marine environment have been either by hull-fouling or ballast water. While a large number of species has been introduced accidently (more than 150 species are known), only a few are classified as pests. Four selected for discussion are the Seastar Asterias...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.032
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Three species of freshwater tortoise, Emydura macquarii, Chelodina longicollis and C . expansa, occur in the River Murray. Previous evidence predicts that the populations of tortoises in the Murray may be in decline due to predation on nests by introduced foxes. This paper attempts...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Pests are often viewed as having consistently strong and negative effects on biodiversity values and agricultural productivity, especially if they have been introduced from elsewhere. However, pests do not necessarily have just negative impacts, and there is evidence that in some situations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.017
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
..., fire and introduced megafauna (e.g., buffalo). No studies have documented the impact of introduced predators (e.g., cats), logging, land clearance or hunting on Northern Territory forest wildlife. Future surveys should focus on Acacia shrublands and swamp forests because these formations are likely...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.095
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Deer were introduced into Australia by acclimatisation societies in the late 19 th and early 20 th centuries to enhance the aesthetics of the local environment and provide sport. Several of these populations survived and formed the basis of larger, well established wild deer populations. Deer...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The tropical redclaw crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus is increasingly being reported as an aquatic pest in parts of the world where it has been introduced or translocated. In this paper, we briefly document the invasion of a stream system in New South Wales, Australia. We discuss possible...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... Is there is a balance between wildlife conservation in western New South Wales and any other land management there? The answer is a resounding NO! The ecological functioning of the region is dominated by introduced systems of herbivory and predation: sheep; rabbits; feral goats; their partial...