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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 6–10.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ronald Strahan The Origin and Early History of The Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Ronald Strahan The history of our Society has already been sketched by Jack Prince in The First Hundred Years, published in 1979. I have found this a useful source of facts but the book is very sub...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 239–244.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Dianne Vavryn Barmoya Reunion Committee, 1994. Back to Barmoya Reunion. Hoy, N. T., 1993. Establishment of Trees on Saline Waterlogged Soils. Unpub. Masters Thesis, central Queensland, 132 pp. Early history of flying foxes in the Barmoya district near Rockhampton, central...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 85–95.
Published: 17 March 2014
...L. E. L. M. Crowley; W. Ivantsoff Reproductive behaviour, colouration of adult fish and development to hatching of Melanotaenia nigrans and Melanotaenia splendida inornata were studied under laboratory conditions during summer and autumn (February to early May). At 26°C ± 1°C, all observed pairs...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 463–533.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Ian Abbott Based on new evidence (700 records), this paper provides a detailed account of the importation, release, occurrence, establishment, spread, and early impact on prey animals of the red fox, Vulpes vulpes , in Victoria and adjacent parts of south-eastern Australia. Foxes were imported...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 895–909.
Published: 20 October 2011
...James Knight; Thomas Trnski The developmental ontogeny and morphology of the eggs, larvae and early juveniles of the endangered Nannoperca oxleyana is described based on collections of preserved wild fish, and preserved and live captive specimens reared at 25 ± 1° C. Eggs are telolecithal...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 166–182.
Published: 14 October 2011
... and Litoria flavipunctata called in the New England swamps. Water holding frogs were unceremoniously dug up from the receding rainforests. Early reptilian studies by students were overtaken at the beginning of the Gordon Mesozoic in a massive adaptive radiation, into crocodiles, flying, radio-telemetry...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/EZH.1979
EISBN: 0959995102
Book
Book Cover Image
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/MEH.1975
EISBN: 0959995110
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1979.001
EISBN: 0959995102
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1975.001
EISBN: 0959995110
... A chronological account of the development of Australian zoology was begun in the author’s Early History of Australian Zoology (R.Z.S.N.S.W., 1970) which covered the period from the earliest times to those of Captain Cook’s voyages. The present sequel continues this account for the half...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.1039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... for State Forest in NSW. Over that time I participated in the Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis issues of the 1980s and 1990s in the Pacific Northwest, the rainforest debate in Queensland and NSW in the early 1980s, and establishing early work on the distribution and abundance of vertebrates in southern NSW...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.063
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... in early autumn, spermiogenesis peaks in early spring, and a resting period occurs in summer. Spermiogenesis in northern populations may peak a few weeks earlier than in southern populations. The pattern of variation in testis size closely parallels the histological changes, suggesting that testis size may...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The role that various scientific societies played in the early life of the colony of New South Wales is briefly reviewed. It is suggested that one of the reasons that was instrumental in the formation of these societies and in the establishment of the Australian Museum in 1827 was the diverse...
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
... Western Botany Bay is an extensively urbanized area only 10 kilometres from the Sydney CBD. The residential and light industrial estates that span the landscape conceal a rich landscape that was once a major food source for early Sydney. The hinterland of western Botany Bay was not settled until...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... in the use of different fishing methods - with men using multi-pronged fishing spears and women using hook-and-line. Fishing continued to be an important activity for Aboriginal people around Port Jackson in the early colonial period, though the technology and division of labour changed with the introduction...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... for damage inflicted by mice. However, it is known that wheat crops can compensate for damage early in the growth of the crop, but not in later growth stages. We need to know the relationship between the density of mouse populations and loss of yield at key phases of crop growth so that management targets...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.037
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Published and unpublished reports about Pseudocheirus occidentalis (Western Ringtail Possum) in the stand of Agonis flexuosa (peppermint trees) at Locke (near Busselton, Western Australia) indicated that it was common in the mid 1960s, rare in the mid 1980s and abundant in the early 1990s...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.036
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Two Leatherback Turtle Dermochelys coriacea nestings were recorded in northern New South Wales during early 1993. Despite apparently sub-optimal nesting conditions, these unexpected nestings attained the relatively high hatching successes of 43 per cent and 78 per cent respectively. ...