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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, during the last ten years, nest boxes have increasingly been used to provide additional roosts for bats in suburban parkland and remnant forest. However, little is known of the relative use of natural hollows and bat boxes, or whether the addition of new roosts may alter...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.098
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... of detailed “before development” data makes it difficult to accurately assess changes in species diversity or abundance over time. In this study, atlas data are used to investigate the impacts of urbanisation of the greater Melbourne area on the composition of the mammal community. The mammal community...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 393–407.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Andrew Hamer; Aaron Organ Populations of the threatened Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis in metropolitan Melbourne currently occur in human-made habitats and there is little information on their current status. We conducted systematic field surveys at 28 waterbodies within a population...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 510–513.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... University of Sydney) Probing the sex life of the dragon. (Arthur Georges, University of Canberra) Secrets from beyond extinction; unlocking the thylacine genome. (Andrew Pask, University of Melbourne) The Oz Mammals genomics initiative: developing resources for mammal conservation. (Mark Eldridge et al...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 314–325.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Corridor and Audley in the Royal National Park appear to have occurred recently. To date, breeding in southern Sydney has only been confirmed at Yeramba Lagoon. A range of removal techniques have been successfully applied to eradicate isolated incursions in Brisbane and Melbourne. However, these options...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of pilot products were tested in a real seafood market (Melbourne), where we found a high level of producer, reseller and consumer acceptance of the judgements and ratings. The use of ecologically-derived standards results in several outcomes that differ from those of other seafood assessment systems...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 461–471.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Hawaii. The earliest known introduction occurred in Sydney in 1865, with subsequent releases in the 1900's leading to establishment. It was first released in Melbourne, Victoria in 1915, with a population establishing in the late 1950's. Sightings have been reported in Coffs Harbour since 1972, forming...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 28–35.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Tim Clark; Gary Backhouse; Robert Lacy A Population Viability Assessment (PVA) workshop was held in Melbourne in May, 1990, to demonstrate its potential to wildlife managers by applying PVA to six species of threatened wildlife in Victoria. The workshop ran for one week and involved 32 participants...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1024–1032.
Published: 29 January 2012
...A. White; G. Pyke The Plague Minnow Gambusia holbrooki (Girard, 1859) was first introduced into Australian waters in 1925. Early introductions were carried out in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and later Perth, by government agencies in an attempt to reduce the incidence of mosquitoes in the capital...
Journal Articles
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Organ Pipes NP in NW Melbourne is a replanted eucalypt woodland where timber bat boxes of Stebbings' English design were installed in 1992 and first used late in1994. The bats found have been over 90% Gould's and 7% Large Forest Bats. Boxes of 6 different designs were tried over 15 years...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.092
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The Silver Gull population in the Greater Melbourne Area has expanded dramatically in response to the availability of abundant anthropogenic foods. The activities of large numbers of gulls lead to a range of conflicts with human interests. These conflicts and examples of their economic costs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.042
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
.... Because of the animals' mobility, localised culling (as in the Melbourne Botanic Gardens) will not solve problems caused by the bats and, if continued, will act as a pteropucidal black hole, attracting to their deaths a continuing stream of animals from far afield. If the community wishes to protect...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.001
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... A list of 470 theses relating to herpetology in the broad sense, produced by students at Australian universities, is presented. By far the majority of theses have been produced since 1970, and almost half by just three institutions, the Universities of Sydney, Western Australia and Melbourne. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
... reserve in south-west Queensland S.G. Kearneya, P.L. Kernb,c, A.S. Kutta,b,d,e aSchool of Earth and Environmental Sciences,The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia bBush Heritage Australia, PO Box 329, Flinders Lane, Melbourne,VIC, Australia cSchool of Biological Sciences,The University...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 641–651.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... For A field ecologist s guide to environmental DNA sampling in freshwater environments Emily F. McColl-Gausden1, Andrew R. Weeks1,2 and Reid Tingley1,3 1. School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia 2. cesar Pty Ltd, 293 Royal Pde, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia 3...
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Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 17 November 2023
... plan one health approach wildlife livestock human interfaces Antimicrobial resistance threatening animalhuman health in Papua New Guinea Paula Pupune,1*; Ilagi Puana2*; John Allen3; Daniel Kelly2, Amrita Ronnachit1 4 5 *Co first-authors 1 Burnet Institute, 85 Commercial Road, Melbourne VIC 3004...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 690–698.
Published: 29 October 2021
... the ShuRoo for prevention of macropod-vehicle collisions H. Bender1 and G. Coulson2 1. School of Ecosystem and Forest Science,The University of Melbourne,Vic 3010, Australia. 2. School of BioSciences,The University of Melbourne,Vic 3010, Australia Corresponding author. Email: [email protected]...