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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 358–366.
Published: 28 October 2021
...Peter B. Banks Distinguishing between whether a species is alien or native can be problematic, especially for introduced species that are long-established in new areas outside of their natural range. Transport by humans is the criterion for alien status used by many definitions, whereas arbitrary...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
...J.C.Z. Woinarski ABSTRACT Natural environments are now much reduced or modified, with the consequence that many species have declined and become imperilled. However, such modifications have also led to range expansion or population increases in some other native species. Consequently...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... to many species of native predators in Australia. Corresponding author: rick.shine@mq.edu.au © 2021 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2021 Anura biological invasion Bufo marinus Myriapoda predator-prey 2021 A Introduction The ecological devastation wrought by invasive...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
...Simon Kaminskas ABSTRACT Native freshwater fish of Australia have a diverse but largely undescribed endemic pathogen and parasite fauna. However, due to long-shared evolutionary histories and virulence/transmissibility trade-offs, effects of these endemic pathogens and parasites appear to be subtle...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 254–282.
Published: 03 December 2020
...Ron Haering; Vanessa Wilson; Annie Zhuo; Peter Stathis ABSTRACT The views of veterinary professionals were surveyed to inform the New South Wales Government about the extent, cost and nature of services they provide to free-living native animals and their interactions with the volunteer wildlife...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 548–564.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Matthew Mo; Robert Oliver Native mammals, birds, reptiles and frogs kept as pets become displaced after they are unwanted, escaped or seized. The Office of Environment and Heritage manages the rehoming of displaced native animal pets, which are regulated under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT To conserve all of our native fauna is a dangerous idea because it encompasses all the landscape, not just National Parks and Nature Reserves; all species, not just selected species such as charismatic vertebrates; it impacts on all decisions on the use of the land...
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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) 30 (2): 143–149.
Published: 17 March 2014
... breeding sites. Predation by the non-native fish Gambusia holbrooki on small Litoria aurea and L. dentata tadpoles L. A. Morgan1 and W. A. Buttemer' 'En\.ironmental Science Unit; Uniaersit). of Wollongong, Wollangong. New South Wales 2522. 'Department of Biological Sciences. Unirenity of Wollongong...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 406–409.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Peter Banks; K. Nelika; A. Hughes; Tania Rose Domestic dogs are typically prohibited from National Parks and other wildlife reserves partly because managers fear that dog faeces will deter native small mammals from their normal behaviours. We tested this notion for two native small mammals in Ku...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 210–224.
Published: 17 March 2014
...David Paull; Elizabeth Date Twenty-one species of non-flying native mammals were positively identified during a systematic fauna survey of forest, woodland and scrub habitats in State Forests on the northwest slopes of New South Wales (1993-95). This is about 50% of the known historical diversity...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1040–1046.
Published: 29 January 2012
... sex determination Austral Ecology 25 640 652 Harris, C., Marlow, J. and Harris, A. 2008. No prescription yet to counter the roadkill of our native fauna: a study of roadkill in the Narrabeen Catchment of Sydney. Pp. 96-102 in Too Close for Comfort: Contentious Issues in Human-Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... recorded in suburban bushland on two roads in the north-east of Sydney. The study was conducted over a 36-week period. Eighty four native animals were observed dead on or adjacent to the roads. The predominant species killed were swamp wallabies Wallabia bicolor , brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The Asian House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus is an internationally significant invasive reptile which has spread rapidly though the Pacific and elsewhere and has been implicated in the decline and extinction of a number of native gecko species. Although present in Darwin for some time...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... This paper examines populations of both abundant and overabundant native vertebrate species in New South Wales, human perceptions of the problem of overabundance and the ethical dimensions faced by managers. We argue that overabundant native vertebrate species form a group requiring specific...
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
... case studies that illustrate how these interactions develop between pests and native animals. In the first case study, house mice ( Mus domesticus ) introduced to Boullanger Island in Western Australia have direct effects on a small dasyurid marsupial ( Sminthopsis griseoventer boullangerensis...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... We reviewed published, quantitative studies examining the effects of exotic plants in native vegetation on the species richness and abundance of birds and mammals. We asked whether the incursion of exotic plants into native vegetation has led to consistent declines, increases or no changes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Humans think in dichotomies, and one of the most potent of these in conservation is ‘native’ versus ‘exotic’, whereby native species are considered good and exotic species bad. This dichotomy is generally useful but leads to some confused thinking. Dingoes are often claimed to be native dogs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.084
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The terrestrial molluscan fauna of Sydney and nearby areas is surprisingly diverse with over 80 species of native snails and slugs recorded. At least a third of them have not been formally described. In addition, at least 28 species of introduced snails and slugs have also been recorded from...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.002
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... The objective of this forum was to assess revolutionary conservation proposals that aspire to reform current constraints on using native fauna as a replacement for the traditional European models of land use. Gordon Grigg outlines the history of the ideas that underpin this radical proposal...