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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
... of how these remnants function in the estuarine ecosystem. In addition, they have aesthetic, recreational and educational values. To illustrate these values, the wetlands of Bicentennial Park and Newington at Homebush Bay on the Parramatta River in Sydney are used. These wetlands, which are adjacent...
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 190–202.
Published: 10 October 2011
.... The fauna and rate of degradation of stranded kelp Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 12 645 653 Grumbine, R.E. 1994. What is ecosystem management? Conservation Biology 8: 27-38. What is ecosystem management? Conservation Biology 8 27 38 Hacking, N. 1996. Tidal movement of sandy...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 59–60.
Published: 01 June 1990
... 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 of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment and Conservation; New South Wales Government...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 59–60.
Published: 01 June 1990
... 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 of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment and Conservation; New South Wales Government...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
... within the catchment. Agricultural clearing and urban development have also affected aquatic ecosystems. The pre-European environment was apparently characterized by creek and river systems subjected to periodic floods, but with clear water, low nutrient levels, and clean sandly or rocky substrates...
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 58–59.
Published: 01 June 1990
... 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 of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment and Conservation; New South Wales Government...
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 158–164.
Published: 10 October 2011
..., Plymouth. PRIMER v5, User Manual/Tutorial Davie J. D. S. 1987. Mangrove ecosystems in Australia. Pp. 3-23 in Mangrove Ecosystems of Asia and the Pacific, Edited by C.D. Field and A.J. Dartnall. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville. Mangrove Ecosystems of Asia and the Pacific 3 23...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 256–262.
Published: 05 June 2014
... recovery from gas pipeline trench, and a comparison with previously published reports. Australian Zoology 36: 29-36. http://dx.doi.org/10.7882/AZ.2012.028 Waltham, N.J., Connolly, R.M. 2011. Global distribution and extent of artificial urban waterways. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science 94: 192-197...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 508–542.
Published: 01 December 2004
... an intermediate crown cover, and high rock and perennial grass covers. The estuarine regional ecosystem had high perennial grass, perennial sedge and bare ground covers, whilst having very low canopy crown cover, basal area, log and rock cover. The paperbark swamps share characters such as high basal area, high...
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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 (2013) 36 (2): 242–246.
Published: 07 February 2013
... which focuses 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...
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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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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.7882/ZIC.1992
Journal Articles
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...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
... obligations as a signatory to the Convention on Biological Diversity. The NRSMPA was an ambitious approach to biodiversity conservation that would represent examples of Australia s marine ecosystems in Commonwealth, State and Territory marine waters and intertidal areas. The selection of sites to be MPAs...
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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 (2014) 30 (1): 113–120.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of managing terrestrial protected areas are applicable in the management of marine and estuarine protected areas, many important differences occur. These include: 1. the management paradigm is reversed. The marine environment is a matrix of naturalness impinged upon by areas of impact whereas terrestrial...