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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 685–697.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Jason Coughran The biology of Euastacus gumar , a poorly known species of crayfish from northeastern New South Wales, is recorded for the first time. The distribution of the species was compiled following a major regional survey, and micro- and macro-habitat information was recorded at each site...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 853–857.
Published: 20 October 2011
...James Fitzsimons; Mark Antos Despite Australia having a high diversity of freshwater crayfish species, the ecology of many of these species remains poorly known, particularly burrowing crayfish of the genus Engaeus . Biological information on colour, behaviour, burrow structure, associated burrow...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 750–756.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Jason Coughran The biology of Euastacus mirangudjin , a small freshwater crayfish from subtropical eastern Australia, is described for the first time. Long-term monitoring was undertaken at a site in Toonumbar National Park to gather data on growth, moulting, maturity and reproductive activity...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The tropical redclaw crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus is increasingly being reported as an aquatic pest in parts of the world where it has been introduced or translocated. In this paper, we briefly document the invasion of a stream system in New South Wales, Australia. We discuss possible...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.035
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The freshwater crayfish genus Parastacoides presents an ideal opportunity to study a species-rich genus in a relatively undisturbed area. Parastacoides is endemic to the western regions of Tasmania, thus its distribution is, to a great extent, within the Western Tasmania World Heritage Area...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 222–227.
Published: 10 October 2011
...Jason Coughran This paper examines the distribution, habitat and conservation status of five species of the freshwater crayfish genus Euastacus from eastern Australia: E. dalagarbe, E. girurmulayn, E. guruhgi, E. jagabar and E . mirangudjin . Although the five species have discrete distributions...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 85–94.
Published: 02 June 2014
.... In an effort to further our understanding of the threat, we present information on the dispersal of this species together with observational information on interactions with freshwater crayfish (Parastacidae) species and suggest recommendations to help slow the translocation process. crayfish Cherax...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 188–192.
Published: 05 June 2014
...D. Bryant; D. Crowther; P. Papas Burrowing crayfish are notoriously difficult to sample owing to their cryptic nature and subterranean habitat. The most commonly employed sampling method is burrow excavation but it is labour-intensive, destroys the burrow and hence is not repeatable. Consequently...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 100–103.
Published: 04 October 2011
... aquatic fauna of the region. We draw particular attention to: (i) the native species of amphibian that are threatened by predation by introduced yabbies, and (ii) the native crayfish fauna threatened by competition with this species. The Fitzroy Falls Crayfish Euastacus dharawalus has a distribution...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 478–493.
Published: 28 January 2014
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 217–222.
Published: 01 January 2016
... would presumably cease with crablets left to commence life in the waterhole. Some crayfish have a similar maternalistic strategy until the young depart and survive on their own (Kawai et al. 2015). An ovigerous female freshwater crayfish Euastacus gumar was also reported from a dry creek burrow...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 321–336.
Published: 24 November 2014
.... Translocation of the Yabby Cherax destructor into eastern drainages of New South Wales, Australia. Australian Zoologist 35(1): 100-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2009.009 Coughran, J. and Daly, G. 2012. Potential threats posed by a translocated crayfish: the case of Cherax destructor in coastal...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
... (velvet Stevenson s verse is no more relevant than when applied worms), Arthropoda (spiders, scorpions, harvestmen, to the study of the planet s biodiversity, the endless array mites, ticks, pseudoscorpions, amphipods, isopods, of species, with their diverse morphologies, strange life crayfish, centipedes...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 256–271.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Burrowing Frog tadpoles. In this study tadpoles were found in three creeklines in association with road culverts and one creek that was dammed by a small (1.2 m) concrete wall. Native crayfish (Euastacus spp) were detected within several of the creeks, but were absent from the Jervis Bay NP site. The exotic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 381–402.
Published: 13 November 2014
... frog (Myobatrachidae: Mixophyes) Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 25 233 237 Coughran, J. 2013. Biology of the mountain crayfish Euastacus sulcatus Riek, 1951 (Crustacea: Parastacidae) in New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5: 4840–4853. http://dx.doi.org/10.11609...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
..., crayfishes and even Copepoda have significantly increased in the scientific literature in recent decades (Johnson and Paull 2011; Roennfeldt 2013). New fungal and fungal-like pathogens are emerging in fish and are on the increase globally (Gozlan et al. 2014). Importantly, various studies have shown...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 256–262.
Published: 05 June 2014
... 6 10 Red-claw crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) (T) 4 3 Fish Eastern rainbowfish (Melanotaenia splendida) 2 4 12 5 Mouth almighty (Glossamia aprion) 2 4 5 Banded grunter (Amniataba percoides) 3 2 3 3 2 2 4 Fly-specked hardyhead (Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum) 10 Long finned eel (Anguilla...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 201–208.
Published: 07 February 2013
... Hardiman, N. and Burgin, S. 2010a. The efficacy of the freshwater crayfish Euasiacus spinifer as an environmental indicator of the impacts of canyoners in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Australia. Journal of Crustacean Biology 30: 771-778. The efficacy of the freshwater crayfish...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 757–769.
Published: 20 October 2011
... threatened endemic mammals (e.g., platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus), many birds (including Superb Lyrebird Menura novaehollandiae), snakes and invertebrates (including crayfish Euastacus spp., glow worms, spiders) however, there is a lack of predators of invertebrates, such as carnivorous crayfish or fish...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., such as birds, mammals, and fish, all of which are vertebrates, as well as certain invertebrates such as molluscs (e.g., mussels, scallops, oysters), crustaceans (e.g., crabs, lobsters, crayfish) and cephalopods (e.g., squid, octopus). Less commonly eaten animals include amphibians (e.g., frogs), reptiles...