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Australian Zoologist (2024) 43 (3): 443–454.
Published: 22 February 2024
... Chelodina longicollis introduced invasive non-native Trachemys scripta A misconstrued alien: the freshwater turtle Emydura macquarii in the Greater Sydney region Bruce C. Chessman Chessman Ecology, 7 Dalrymple Crescent, Pymble, NSW 2073, Australia Correspondence: [email protected] Many...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (4): 696–730.
Published: 04 December 2020
...: significant impacts are rarely observed and epizootics have not been recorded. In contrast, a number of alien pathogens and parasites are now established across southern Australia, causing manifestly harmful effects to native fish species and known or suspected epizootics in native fish populations...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 129–139.
Published: 01 January 2019
... ecology, in a program described as “ chemotherapy for the environment ” (Marks 2013). The science of toxicology now targets alien terrestrial vertebrate species believed to be responsible for the biodiversity crisis. This paper examines the historical processes that led to this institutionalisation...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
... load of the aspiration to conserve the biodiversity of NSW now seems feasible, even desirable, especially given the increasing intensity of land use from never–ending population growth and its impacts, such as land clearing, roading, logging, water use, alien invasive species and climate change...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 318–328.
Published: 01 June 2017
... elements of the last two of these approaches. Applying them requires understanding students' worldviews and the methods and limitations of science, as well as employing learning activities that engage, not alienate. In this context, we describe the creationist positions that may be encountered when...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 1–14.
Published: 02 June 2014
.... This shortens the period between alien introduction and endemic extinction from five years to four years. At the time, the arrival of black rats was noteworthy not for their impact on the native rats, but because they frustrated attempts at growing fresh food and were implicated in the appalling death toll...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 217–223.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of science we run the risk of alienating the ultimate source of support for our science. Allen, T. F. H. and Hoekstra, T. W., 1992. Toward a Unified Ecology. Columbia University Press: New York. Toward a Unified Ecology Ayala, F. J. and Black, B., 1993. Science and the courts. Am. Sci. 81: 230...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 166–176.
Published: 17 March 2014
...R. A. Faragher; J. H. Harris Examples are given of a number of New South Wales freshwater fish species which have declined in abundance since last century. Reasons for the declines include river regulation, changes to riparian vegetation, erosion and siltation. The effects of alien species...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
10.7882/FS.2013.004
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
..., and on wilderness, threatened species, and alien (exotic) species. The result is a fragmented reserve system that cannot conserve continental biodiversity in the long-term, and inadequate funding for less charismatic species or preventing common species from becoming threatened. A whole-of-landscape approach...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.012
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to a series of major environmental disturbances created by the settlers themselves, and partially the outcome of adaptation to what were initially very alien surroundings. An increasingly national and ecological vision, forged near the end of the century, became characteristic of the press coverage of nature...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.023
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... effects, road mortality, disturbance from traffic movement, noise, headlights and pollutants and invasion along the clearings by weeds and fauna alien to the rainforest (including feral species). Barrier effects result from a combination of these factors. Rainforest fauna is often highly susceptible...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.021
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... fertilizer application and oversowing with clovers. Since native grasslands are among the most heavily exploited habitats in Tasmania due to their commercial potential and long history of alienation, xanthorhoine moths are a sensitive barometer of management outcomes whether for biodiversity or sustainable...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): fmi–fmcliii.
Published: 07 December 2021
... and Denis A. Saunders 689 Alien pathogens and parasites impacting native freshwater fish of southern Australia: a scientific and historical review Simon Kaminskas 696 Field observations of a cryptic agamid (Chameleon Dragon Chelosania brunnea Gray, 1845) in semi-arid savanna woodland of northern Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 367–373.
Published: 28 October 2021
... an alien species. I was very much taking an ecological perspective on this issue. So why are we worried about alien species? It s because they have exaggerated impacts on the native fauna in places where the natives rely on surviving. Why do they have these exaggerated impacts? Well, because there s...
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Australian Zoologist (2024) 43 (3): 485–490.
Published: 08 March 2024
.... Jackson, J. E., T. A. Raadik, M. Lintermans, and M. Hammer. 2004. Alien salmonids in Australia: impediments to effective impact management, and future directions. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 38:447-455. Johnson, J. H., M. A. Chalupnicki, and R. Abbett. 2016. Feeding periodicity...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 229–231.
Published: 07 February 2013
.... Non-indigenous vertebrates in Australia. Pp. 25-44 in Biological Invasions: Economic and Environmental Costs of Alien Plant, Animal, and Microbe Species edited by D. Pimentel. CRC Press, New York. Biological Invasions: Economic and Environmental Costs of Alien Plant, Animal, and Microbe Species 25...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1033–1039.
Published: 29 January 2012
... Rats to the harbour foreshore will not be hampered by the cause of their absence, as Australia is currently free from plague. Rattus Rattus Rattus fuscipes Bush rat Black rat alien species local extinction Anon. 1804. The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Sunday, 2...
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Australian Zoologist (2024) 43 (3): 1–4.
Published: 18 April 2024
... Tree Snakes Boiga irregularis at the southern limit of their distribution Jesse Campbell 439 A misconstrued alien: the freshwater turtle Emydura macquarii in the Greater Sydney region Bruce C. Chessman 443 Five previously undescribed thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus) specimens held in the museums...