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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 194–206.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of polychaetes among distinct patches of the biogenic habitats created by the tubeworm Galeolaria caespitosa , the Sydney rock oyster Saccostrea glomerata and the turfing red alga Corallina officinalis on natural rocky shores within Sydney Harbour, NSW, Australia. Assemblages of polychaetes were compared among...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 255–320.
Published: 14 March 2013
...Pat Hutchings; Shane Ahyong; Michael Ashcroft; Mark McGrouther; Amanda Reid All records of crustaceans, molluscs, polychaetes, echinoderms and fishes from Sydney Harbour were extracted from the Australian Museum database, and plotted onto a map of Sydney Harbour that was divided into four regions...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.089
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... In 1998 we commenced the first formal study of the Little Penguin Eudyptula minor population in Sydney Harbour. Prior to this study there was limited and inaccurate information about the population's size and distribution, and no information relating to the breeding biology or foraging ecology...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1033–1039.
Published: 29 January 2012
...Peter Banks; Grainne Cleary; Chris Dickman The foreshore of Sydney Harbour includes extensive areas of protected native bushland that are an iconic and world-renowned feature of the Sydney landscape. Despite this vegetative cover, however,native small mammals are uncommon and the bushland...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 629–642.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and foraging in a sheltered bay on Sydney Harbour in the Port Jackson estuary. To investigate how widely distributed M. macropus was within the estuary (Parramatta River, Lane Cove River, Middle Harbour, harbour islands, west Harbour and east Harbour), 56 sampling sites were surveyed acoustically...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Heritage Wilderness. Sydney Harbour alone has a fish fauna of nearly 600 species. Almost all of the free-living vertebrates found in the Region are native to Australia, with fewer than 40 species being introductions to the continent. To a considerable extent, the Region owes the biological richness of its...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... catchments of Sydney Harbour (and Parramatta River), Botany Bay (including Georges and Cooks Rivers), the Hacking River and northern and eastern beaches. This is approximatly three quarters of the Sydney Metropolitan area. The Catchment Management Authorities Act 2003 identifies the generic functions...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... and south of Sydney Harbour; and 3) the Channel-billed Cuckoo which appears to have been much more common in Sydney in 2007 than in 2006. The Birds in Backyards Guidelines for Urban Bird Habitat and the backyard bird surveys are increasingly being used by local councils in Sydney as tools to assist...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 217–222.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of common ringtail possums (Pseudocheirus peregrinus) after bushfire Wildlife Research 30 389 396 Scott, L. K., Hume, I. D. and Dickman, C. R. 1999. Ecology and population biology of Long-nosed Bandicoots (Perameles nasuta) at North Head, Sydney Harbour National Park. Wildlife Research 26: 805...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... from Cape Solander, south of Australian Coastal Upwelling System, along the southern Sydney (Figure 2, Table 1) (Pirotta et al. 2020), outside Australia coast has revealed international migratory of the Sydney Harbour heads in September 2012 and movements between Australian and Indonesian waters June...
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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 (2018) 39 (2): 161–169.
Published: 01 January 2018
...) for Sydney Harbour is a vivid statement of the importance of marine invertebrates to conserving the biodiversity of the harbour. These issues of both invertebrates and of scale emerged in a clear exchange in the plenary sessions, and while there is a world vision, there is also an essential need for a local...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (1): 21–22.
Published: 17 March 2014
...". (Trevor is a member of the Dingo Society of Australia). May24th Geoff Ross will take a spotlighting walk through Sydney Harbour National Park (Starts at the RZS rooms). June 26th Cathy Atkinson "Wildlife Photography". July 24th Ron Strahan (title to be announced). The meetings will be at the RZS rooms...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 143–144.
Published: 07 February 2013
... and commercial), pollution and other negative human impacts and yet are highly biodiverse (Sydney Harbour, for instance, supports over 500 fish species, over twice that of all New Zealand waters, (Booth 2010). Given this, are small spatial closures of value (NSW sanctuary zones occupy less that 7% of coastal...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327236
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 1–26.
Published: 17 March 2014
... along the southern New South Wales coast, whereby new locality records for R. halsteadi were obtained. NEW GENERIC NAMES FOR AUSTRALIAN PUFFERFISHES REMARKS Reicheltia is a monotypic genus established for Sphaeroides halsteadi Whitley, previously recognised only from Sydney Harbour. Although possessing...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (4): 429–437.
Published: 27 September 2013
... diversity within the Australian grasswrens Amytornis (Aves: Maluridae) Les Christidis1,2*, Frank E. Rheindt3, Walter E. Boles4, Janette A. Norman4 1National Marine Science Centre, Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450, Australia 2Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.087
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Five large (greater than 35 ha) urban bushland reserves in Greater Sydney were selected where herpetofaunal assemblages could be deduced and there were recent herpetofauna surveys. Four reserves (Rockdale Wetlands Corridor, Wolli Creek Valley, Burnt Bridge Creek Corridor and Middle Harbour...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 190–202.
Published: 10 October 2011
..., Ourimbah NSW 2258. William.Gladstone@newcastle.edu.au 3University of New England, National Marine Science Centre, PO Box J321, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450. nic_hacking@yahoo.com.au. A B ST R A C T Despite their great socio-economic importance, sandy beaches have attracted little ecological research...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 288–293.
Published: 14 April 2015
.../ Scott, L.K., Hume, I.D., Dickman, C.R. 1999. Ecology and population bilogy of long-nosed bandicoots (Perameles nasuta) at North Head, Sydney Harbour National Park. Wildlife Research 26(6): 805-821. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/wr98074 Sonenshine, D.E. 1991. Biology of Ticks (Vol.1 and 2). Oxford...