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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
...J. K. Hanford; D. F. Hochuli; C. E. Webb ABSTRACT Urban freshwater wetlands have been identified as a potential source of mosquitoes of pest and public health concern in Australia. Mosquitoes most commonly associated with these habitats include Anopheles annulipes , Culex annulirostris , Culex...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 458–462.
Published: 20 October 2011
... faecal pellets are a source of nutrients and carbon during flooding in the Macquarie Marshes, an inland floodplain wetland, in south-eastern Australia. The faecal pellets of kangaroos, most likely of Red Kangaroo (M. rufus) , were found on the dry floodplain adjacent to Bora Channel (~30.6433°S...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 843–845.
Published: 20 October 2011
... is to determine feeding habits of Keelbacks in the wild with specific concern to toads. The study was conducted in the Townsville Town Common, a wetland in tropical North Queensland. The mean maximum temperature can range from 31.2°C in the wet season (December-March) to 26.1°C in the dry season (June-September...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 285–290.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Jennifer O'Meara; Kerry Darcovich Narawang Wetland, a precinct of Sydney Olympic Park, was constructed to provide habitat for the Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea . The Plague Minnow Gambusia holbrooki invaded Narawang following flooding soon after the wetland's completion in 2000. Narawang...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 178–187.
Published: 27 August 2014
...Alan Midgley; Shelley Burgin; Adrian Renshaw While presence/absence of endocrine disruption has been widely observed within polluted wetlands, relatively few data have addressed population level changes for any species. This paper investigated the effects of endocrine disruption on the phenotypic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 300–309.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A. S. Kutt A short terrestrial vertebrate survey was conducted in November 1994 in the coastal wetlands surrounding the Cairns International Airport. Six discrete habitat types were recorded for the study area: sand ridge woodland; beach dune low woodland/shrubland; mangrove-intertidal; eucalyptus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 187–197.
Published: 17 March 2014
...S. V. Briggs; S. A. Thornton This study investigated relationships between durations of inundation in River Red Gum wetlands and waterbird breeding, in particular the durations of flooding under nest trees that waterbirds need to breed successfully; and developed guidelines for managing water...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 426–437.
Published: 14 October 2011
... by the Portland Aluminium Smelter in southwestern Victoria, but the reasons for its disappearance from the area are unclear. Approximately 50 wetlands remain in the buffer zone of the smelter and we investigated the suitability of 20 of these wetlands for the reintroduction of the species. We measured a set...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 379–386.
Published: 14 October 2011
... Jamieson, S. and Mahony, M. 2003. Addendum to the proposal for the reintroduction of the green and golden bell frog to The Wetland Centre, Shortland, NSW. The University of Newcastle for The Wetland Centre, Shortland., Addendum to the proposal for the reintroduction of the green and golden bell frog...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.010
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Wetland classification and assessment of conservation significance are based on criteria that generally exclude one of the largest components of biodiversity in lentic systems: the invertebrates. Preliminary data are presented on sampling efficiency and methods required to describe invertebrate...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.097
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Australia's population and major cities are concentrated along the coastal fringes, mostly on estuaries. As these cities developed, extensive clearing of estuarine/marine wetlands occurred and often all that remains today are isolated stands of wetlands. Their importance is discussed in terms...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... for Inflammation, Centenary Institute, Sydney, NSW 2050, and University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Science, Ultimo, NSW 2007, Australia 5 Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Armidale, NSW, 2350, Australia 6 WWF-Australia, Ultimo, NSW 2007, Australia, formerly Hunter Wetlands...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.010
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.041
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... relatively late because access to the area was difficult and hazardous. The twin rivers (Cooks and Georges) provided effective barriers against early settlement. However, settlement was needed as the woodlands and wetlands therein were a bountiful source of food not to be ignored. Similarly, tall, mixed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.091
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... years. The impact that this increase has had on other wetland species has largely gone unmeasured. Information available on the success of this species in urban environments is scant although there is documented evidence on the impact of Ibis and other large wetland birds on wetland habitats. The long...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.013
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... The permanency, extent and nature of wetlands in western New South Wales have been changing for millions of years, but the rates of these changes have accelerated since European settlement. Wetlands have been affected by irrigation, river regulation and weirs, by grazing, introductions of exotic...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 321–336.
Published: 24 November 2014
.... raniformis are rare and their success (or lack of success) is poorly documented in the literature. In this study, we detail the translocation of a population of L. raniformis from a farm dam being destroyed for residential development to a purpose-built wetland 480 m away. The population was translocated...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 233–236.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Garry Daly Coomonderry Swamp, the largest freshwater coastal wetland in New South Wales, lies 15 km north east of Nowra. The wetland and its catchment are utilized for a number of purposes including dairy farming, beef cattle production, turf farming, plant nurseries and a national park...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1047–1052.
Published: 29 January 2012
... such as gonopodium length in the pest species Gambusia holbrooki as an indicator. This species was used as a surrogate for native aquatic species to assess endocrine disruption in wetlands that are used for the storage of stormwater or treated sewage effluent. These were compared with adjacent wetlands used...