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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 166–174.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Bradley Law; Jason Anderson During March 1997 we surveyed for Myotis macropus at 18 water bodies along the Murray River in River Red Gum Eucalyptus camaldulensis forests in the Millewa and Perricoota/Koondrook State Forests, using Anabat II detectors and harp-traps. Although no M. macropus were...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... The Murray River has undergone considerable changes over the last 200 years and the floodplain and aquatic fauna have also changed dramatically. Introduced species, such as European carp ( Cyprinus carpio) , Red Foxes ( Vulpes vulpes) , and rabbits ( Oryctolagus cuniculus ) are the predominant...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 63–74.
Published: 17 March 2014
... water silverside (Teleostei: Atherinidae) from the Swan-Avon and Murray Rivers, Western Australia J. D. PRINCE1, W. IVANTSOFF2 and I. C. POTTER3 . 'School of Environmental and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150; 2School of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, North...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 435–457.
Published: 20 October 2011
...L. Llewellyn Length - weight relationships for 29 fish species occurring in the Murray-Darling River System in inland NSW were determined using data collected principally between 1957 and 1970. In Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua , this relationship is examined with regard to locality, year and sex...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 139–156.
Published: 05 June 2014
...L.C. Llewellyn A tagging and recapture program was carried out between 1959 and 1970 on large freshwater fish species in the Murrumbidgee and Murray Rivers to determine the patterns of their movement. Tagging was carried out at four main sites Stoney Crossing, Hattah, Hay and Narrandera...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 438–445.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Mark Schultz Records of sites occupied by Southern Bell Frogs Litoria raniformis determined from call recordings in the South Australian River Murray floodplain were compiled for the period September 1995 - April 2006 from a number of published and unpublished sources. These records revealed...
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.2007.006
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... colonisation of the Murray River, and aided by widespread flooding in 1974, carp populations rapidly spread throughout the Murray-Darling Basin and established populations in all states except the Northern Territory. Although commercial, anecdotal and some scientific data suggest that carp populations have...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 141–165.
Published: 17 March 2014
... studies on the freshwater forage fish of the Murray-Darling river system. The Fisherman, Journal of State Fisheries of New South Wales. 3 (13):1-12. Breeding studies on the freshwater forage fish of the Murray-Darling river system The Fisherman, Journal of State Fisheries of New South Wales 3 1 12...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 476–498.
Published: 20 October 2011
...., Moffatt, D.B. and Bruce, A.M. 1995. River regulation and fish communities in the Murray-Darling River system, Australia. Pp. 363-375 in Regulated Rivers: Research and Management. Vol 2. John Wiley and Sons Ltd. Hammer, M.P. and Walker, K.F. 2004. A catalogue of South Australian freshwater fishes...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 480–510.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Lagler, K.F., Bardach. J. E. and Miller, R. R. 1967.Ichthyology. John Wiley, New York. Ichthyology Lake, J.S. 1966. Freshwater fish of the Murray-Darling River System. New South Wales State Fisheries Research Bulletin. 7: 1-48. Freshwater fish of the Murray-Darling River System New South...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 522–529.
Published: 20 October 2011
...L. Llewellyn A tagging/recapture program was carried out on large freshwater fish species in the Murrumbidgee and Murray Rivers to examine their growth. Internal body tags were found to be more reliable than opercular tags. Adequate recapture data for further analysis was only obtained for Golden...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 446–452.
Published: 14 October 2011
... northerly population in Willandra National Park. Litoria raniformis is currently restricted to the semi-arid zone of NSW with populations occurring in the Lower Murrumbidgee and Murray River, the Wakool Irrigation Area and the Coleambally Irrigation Area. The wide geographic range of L raniformis prior...
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 656–662.
Published: 01 June 2020
... papers and Capstan tobacco. That didn t stop hours at a time angling (often fruitlessly) in them; them from gingerly placing a bit of estuarine algae and we debate endlessly the management of the (usually Ulva) onto a small hook, tied onto a light Murray-Darling River system, a topic so contentious...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 461–469.
Published: 28 January 2014
...Vaughan Monamy; Jennifer Taylor; Leroy Gonsalves; Murray Ellis We conducted acoustic surveys of insectivorous bat fauna in riparian areas along the Macquarie and Bogan River systems in the wheatbelt of semi-arid central-western New South Wales, Australia. In surveys of 10 sites we detected 11...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 57–64.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... This habitat is similar to habitats where it is most commonly found (Read 1987). This find also provides evidence of its continuous distribution throughout this floodplain habitat between its known localities at Menindee, about 100 km to the north, and the Murray River in Victoria, an equal distance...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 864–869.
Published: 20 October 2011
... forest, Australia River Research and Applications 19 161 180 Cunningham, S. C., Mac Nally, R., White, M., Read, J., Baker, P. J., Thomson, J. and Griffioen, P. 2007. Mapping the current condition of River Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.) stands along the Victorian Murray River...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.048
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Water and its management has become one of the key environmental issues in Australia. Many of our arid zone rivers, particularly in the Murray-Darling Basin are severely affected by overextraction, impacting on floodplains and their biodiversity. The interaction between policy and science...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.005
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8