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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Worldwide coral reefs are declining in health due to anthropogenic impacts including widespread bleaching or corals which often leads to death of the coral colony. Not only are we witnessing impacts on the cover of live coral and fish populations, but also we are losing the tremendous diversity...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Coral reef ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to global climate change, owing to extreme environmental sensitivities and consequent bleaching of reef-building scleractinian corals. Severe coral bleaching often kills scleractinian coral, leading to longer-term declines in habitat...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 13–24.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Morgan S. Pratchett; Bethan J. Lang; Samuel Matthews ABSTRACT Outbreaks of the Pacific Crown-of-thorns Starfish Acanthaster cf. solaris are a major contributor to the sustained loss of coral, and the long-term degradation of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. There is a major imperative to reverse...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 113–120.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., Canberra. Comments on the "Managing Multiple Use in the Coastal Zone - A review of the Great Barrier Reef Park Authority" by J. F. Whitehouse, 1993. Commonwealth of Australia 1993 Reviewed by Pat Hutchings Vice-President of the Australian Coral Reef Society A review of the Great Barrier Reef Marine...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 279–282.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... In a similar vein, Pat has played a major role in other societies, such as immediate Past President of the Australian Coral Reef Society, Councillor of the Australian Marine Sciences Association, Vice President of the Coast and Wetlands Society, member of the Advisory Committee of Marine and Coastal Network...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 134–160.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., 1985. Guide to fishes. Dept. Harbours and Marine: Brisbane. Guide to fishes Harriott, V. J., Smith, S. D. A. and Harrison, P L., 1994. Patterns of coral community structure of sub-tropical reefs in the Solitary Islands Marine Reserve, Eastern Australia. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 109: 67-76...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 231–236.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of terrestrial snakes are relatively well-known, but information on many of the >60 species of seasnakes is fragmentary (Elfes et al. 2013; Moore and Richards 2014; D Anastasi et al. 2016). This is especially true for rare taxa, and those confined to habitat types (such as shallow waters or coral reefs) where...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 265–266.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the push-up display by the sagebrush lizard, Sceloporus graciosus Animal Behaviour 45 25 36 Myrberg, A.A., Jr. 1997. Sound production by a coral reef fish (Pomacentrus partitus): Evidence for a vocal, territorial “keepout” signal. Bulletin of Marine Science 60: 1017-1025. Sound production...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 610–616.
Published: 01 December 2018
... is a really good example of another hyper-variable place Sciences. Down and staying down? 30 years where you need to do long term work to pick out the monitoring corals of the Great Barrier Reef. temporal trend from the year to year fluctuations, or fluctuations over periods of years. PAT HUTCHINGS (CHAIR...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 188–193.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... The importance of such connectivity has been demonstrated by studies showing the widespread dispersal of coral larvae in a southerly direction along the Great Barrier Reef with so called source and sink reefs (Hughes et al. 1999). Similar studies of fish populations also support this concept (Sale et al. 1984...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 425–435.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Beach Party; Other Segments Patterson, Ewen K. 1946. “Turtle-Hunting in Coral Seas”. Canadian Geographical Journal 1, January; pp. 22-28. Turtle-Hunting in Coral Seas Canadian Geographical Journal 1 22 28 Pocock, Celmara. 2003. Romancing the Reef: History, Heritage and the Hyper-Real...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 169–174.
Published: 07 February 2013
...-dimensional morphometric measurements of reef corals using underwater photogrammetry techniques. Coral Reefs 20: 193-199. Three-dimensional morphometric measurements of reef corals using underwater photogrammetry techniques Coral Reefs 20 193 199 CAVS. 2006. Census of Australian vertebrate species...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327250
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1047–1052.
Published: 29 January 2012
.... and Hochuli. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, Mosman. Carey, C. 2000. Infectious disease and worldwide declines of amphibian populations, with comments on emerging diseases in coral reef organisms and humans. Environmental Health Perspectives, 108: 143-150. Chapman, H. 2003. Removal of endocrine...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 85–92.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... J. Linn. Soc. 60: 117-72. Annual and long-term fluctuations in the abundance of fish species inhabiting an intertidal mussel bed in Morecambe Bay, Lancashire Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 60 117 72 LEIS, J. M. AND RENNIB, D. S., 1983. The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Fishes. New South Wales...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 585–604.
Published: 01 June 2020
... conflict. Lucas (2013) advises, that in large numbers, starfish populations can be quite damaging to coral reefs, however human activity is contributing to an increase in starfish numbers. For instance, humans are overfishing predatory fish that prey on starfish populations and starfish larvae survive...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
.... In marine environments, organisms are exposed to persistently high densities of potentially pathogenic microorganisms, which can affect habitat-formers like corals and seagrasses. On temperate rocky reefs, the dominant habitat-formers are seaweeds. Here we review recent work on a chemically defended seaweed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 139–149.
Published: 17 March 2014
... at - making it easy for developers to exploit the nation s resources and in the process create material wealth and jobs. I was already aware of the threats to the coral reefs of northwestern Western Australia. There are many others, including proposals for agricultural schemes to produce irrigated cotton...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 242–246.
Published: 07 February 2013
... on how the marine environment works and how it can be better managed. This requires a thorough understanding of the way plants, animals and micro-organisms function in marine ecosystems (including estuarine, coastal, oceanic and coral reef ecosystems and Antarctica), as well as the skills required...