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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... Surprisingly, immature stages of the estuarine mosquito, Aedes vigilax , were observed in the freshwater wetlands in exceptional abundances during this period. Adjacent to these freshwater wetlands there are extensive saltmarsh and mangrove habitats where highly abundant populations of Ae. vigilax are common...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 63–74.
Published: 17 March 2014
...J. D. Prince; W. Ivantsoff; I. C. Potter Atherinosoma wallacei n.sp., is a common estuarine and inland water silverside or hardyhead having close affinities with the marine Atherinosoma presbyteroides . It is placed in Atherinosoma after examination of all the 18 existing type specimens...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.097
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Australia's population and major cities are concentrated along the coastal fringes, mostly on estuaries. As these cities developed, extensive clearing of estuarine/marine wetlands occurred and often all that remains today are isolated stands of wetlands. Their importance is discussed in terms...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.085
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... In the urban environment the impact of human activity often results in the construction of tidal barriers to estuarine fish passage and/or highly modified fish habitats. The modified, shallow estuarine habitat of the urban Rockdale wetland corridor, Botany Bay, is used by estuarine fish and its...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1992.007
... conditions. Using an estuarine ecosystem as an example of a system that changes naturally over time, this paper develops a hypothetical scenario in which a proposed marina development would necessitate extensive reclamation of wetlands. The paper comments on various developments which have been proposed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the aquatic fauna. In freshwater creeks and rivers the native fauna has declined in abundance, while introduced species have spread throughout the catchment. In estuarine and marine environments, the fauna associated with clear water, low siltation rates, and seagrass beds has declined and species that were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 632–641.
Published: 17 March 2014
... appeared to provide important habitat. A number of platypuses were also observed in estuarine areas where salinity levels were high. The survey also indicated that the platypus is an effective icon species for raising community awareness of the issues surrounding catchment management and river protection...
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
... to cause a reduction in the pH of the surface ocean from 8.1 to 7.7 units and a reduction in carbonate ion (CO 3 2- ) concentration required for calcifying marine organisms. Of growing concern is the potential impact that this change in ocean chemistry will have on marine and estuarine organisms...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... landscapes ranging from estuarine mangrove mudflats to steep sided sandstone gullies and ridges swathed in heath, open forest and riparian scrub to shale capped ridge tops with tall open forest. The area gets one of the highest levels of rainfall in northern Sydney which helps support open forest dominated...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.099
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Estuarine habitats along Australia's temperate shores generally comprise saltmarsh, mangrove forests and seagrass habitats. In urban areas these habitats have been progressively fragmented due to human population increase and industrial expansion. Saltmarshes are particularly vulnerable to urban...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... environment through the eyes of the media and conservation non-government organisations. The ASEC, 2001 concluded that water quality and loss of habitats are the major issues facing Australia and that the quality of estuarine and coastal waters has not improved. Commonwealth legislation is consistent around...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 96–99.
Published: 04 October 2011
... Hoeksema, S.D. and Potter, I.C. 2006. Diel, seasonal, regional and annual variations in the characteristics of the ichthyofauna of the upper reaches of a large Australian microtidal estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science67: 503-520. Diel, seasonal, regional and annual variations...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 656–662.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of the Cooks River Ian Tyrrell. February 2018. UNSW Press, Sydney. RRP:AU$39.99 DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.7882/AZ.2019.007 In 2004 I attended a conference on estuarine ecology of old blokes intent on fishing for, I guess, flathead or at Ballina, on the New South Wales north coast. The bream, maybe garfish, maybe...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 59–60.
Published: 01 June 1990
..., Sydney While supporting Recher (1990), I would like to expand on the points made by him on the needs to conserve and manage Australian estuarine ecosystems, in particular estuarine wetlands (saltrnarsh, mangroves and seagrass beds). Successive Federal and State Governments (e.g., 1981 House...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 59–60.
Published: 01 June 1990
..., Sydney While supporting Recher (1990), I would like to expand on the points made by him on the needs to conserve and manage Australian estuarine ecosystems, in particular estuarine wetlands (saltrnarsh, mangroves and seagrass beds). Successive Federal and State Governments (e.g., 1981 House...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 190–202.
Published: 10 October 2011
...: 92-97. Ignorance, the precautionary principle and sustainability Ambio 24 92 97 Dugan, J.E., Hubbard, D.M., McCrary, M.D. and Pierson, M.O. 2003. The response of macrofauna communities and shorebirds to macrophyte wrack subsidies on exposed sandy beaches of southern California. Estuarine...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 75–84.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Freshwater Res. 29 543 9 DREDGE, M. C. L. (1976). Aspects of the ecology of three estuarine dwelling fish in southeast Queensland. Unpubl. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Queensland, 122pp. GLAISTER, J. P. (1977). Ecological studies on Metapenaeus macleayi (Haswell) (Crustacea, Decapoda, Penaeidae...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 125–132.
Published: 10 October 2011
..., Sydney, Australia. Martindale, J. 1987. A Study of Estuarine Birds in The Lower Tweed River Estuary. Unpublished report for the NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. NPWS 1995. Vertebrates of Upper North East NSW. A study by the NSW NPWS for the Natural Resource Audit Council, NSW National...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 188–193.
Published: 01 January 2018
... is that it is not simply a process of defining areas that can be set aside and sectorally managed for biodiversity with relatively little overlap with management of sectoral activities and impacts beyond designated borders. In the Australian context most estuarine, intertidal and shallow subtidal marine ecosystems...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 858–863.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Strategy-Kakadu National Park. Australian Government, Department of Environment and Heritage. Read, M.A., Miller, J.D., Bell, I.P. and Felton, A. 2004. The distribution and abundance of the estuarine crocodile, Crocodylus porosus, in Queensland. Wildlife Research 31, 527-534. The distribution...