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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 (2020)
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 (4): 582–589.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Matt J. Nimbs; Stephen D. A. Smith ABSTRACT The aplysiid sea hare, Syphonota geographica has a predominantly circumtropical distribution. Over the last 15 years, it has spread throughout the eastern Mediterranean Sea where it is regarded as an alien, Lessepsian migrant. Observations from southern...
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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. Improving the use of Science in Environmental Assessments Peter G. Fainveather* Graduate School o f the Environment, Macquarie University, New South Wales 2109 *Present address: CSIRO Division o f Water Resources...
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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 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 (3): 367–373.
Published: 28 October 2021
... and sit in the front row Crowther s talk. When we compare the magnitude of the and Paul Willis is going to coordinate this plenary. Now, impact of dingoes in Australia with that of alien species please, when you ask a question, wait for one of the roving elsewhere in the world, we see that, using...
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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 (2021) 41 (3): fmi–660.
Published: 28 October 2021
... Stephen M. Jackson, Peter J.S. Fleming, Mark D.B. Eldridge, Michael Archer, Sandy Ingleby, Rebecca N. Johnson, Kristofer M. Helgen 347 An eco-evolutionary rationale to distinguish alien and native status: why the dingo is a native species on mainland Australia Peter B. Banks 358 The dingo dilemma: cull...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 298–321.
Published: 30 September 2020
... the national Environment Protection and proposed that an introduced or alien species becomes Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (section 528), a species a native when its native enemies lose their erstwhile is deemed to be native if, inter alia, it was present in naiveté to it. By way of example...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 103–113.
Published: 01 December 2017
... in the 1930s on advice from Puerto Rico where it had allegedly controlled a beetle that threatened crops. Alas it never ate the beetle it was brought in to stop, but itself immediately became widespread and invasive . It is an alien species, not a pretty animal, and its populations explode and continue...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 619–621.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Australian and New Guinea gekkonid lizards. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 14: 77-86. The systematic status of certain Australian and New Guinea gekkonid lizards Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 14 77 86 Kraus, F. 2009. Alien Reptiles and Amphibians: A Scientific Compendium and Analysis...