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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Humans think in dichotomies, and one of the most potent of these in conservation is ‘native’ versus ‘exotic’, whereby native species are considered good and exotic species bad. This dichotomy is generally useful but leads to some confused thinking. Dingoes are often claimed to be native dogs...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 379–384.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Shelley Burgin I investigated whether exotic turtle species were capable of establishing breeding populations in the Sydney area and confirmed that two exotic species were present: Trachemys scripta elegans and Clemmys marmorata . Mature females of both species were recorded with shelled eggs...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... We reviewed published, quantitative studies examining the effects of exotic plants in native vegetation on the species richness and abundance of birds and mammals. We asked whether the incursion of exotic plants into native vegetation has led to consistent declines, increases or no changes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 420–430.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to test prevailing theories continues (Thompson et al. 2001). Several Australasian ecologists have recognised the role exotic mammals can play in this process. When considering exotic species in Australia, Kitching (1986; p 3) wrote that they: give us the opportunity to predict limits of distribution...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.030
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Surveys on the ground and of the literature have found 66 exotic earthworm species belonging to eight families. A checklist is provided with 18 species new to Australia from the author’s studies, including the first record of Lumbricus terrestris Linnaeus. State totals are increased, e.g...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... exotic to the region or which originally occurred in small numbers and have benefited from Sydney's urbanization. However, the greatest vertebrate biological diversity in the Region's more developed areas is the vast array of exotic fish, reptiles, birds and mammals, including Australian species exotic...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 175–191.
Published: 07 February 2013
... species varied depending on the fauna group. A total of 110 native vertebrate species and 10 exotic vertebrates were identified, of which 39 native and seven exotic species had not previously been recorded within the reserve. Seven of the native species are listed as threatened, and five of the exotic...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 23 (2): 19–28.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Daniel Lunney; John Barker A survey of the mammals of the coastal State Forests, adjacent farmlands and coastal national park near Bega, on the south coast of New South Wales, was undertaken between 1979 and 1984. A total of 39 native and 10 exotic species was found in the area surveyed. That 17...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2013.004
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
..., and on wilderness, threatened species, and alien (exotic) species. The result is a fragmented reserve system that cannot conserve continental biodiversity in the long-term, and inadequate funding for less charismatic species or preventing common species from becoming threatened. A whole-of-landscape approach...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.100
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
.... The distribution of the Noisy Miner was unrelated to the vegetation composition of gardens. Noisy Miners were equally likely to be present in gardens comprised of Australian native species, exotic species or a mixture of the two. However, several species of small bird, notably the Superb Fairy-wren, Eastern...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.030
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... mammal species will be disadvantaged and many exotic species will be advantaged. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.013
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... The permanency, extent and nature of wetlands in western New South Wales have been changing for millions of years, but the rates of these changes have accelerated since European settlement. Wetlands have been affected by irrigation, river regulation and weirs, by grazing, introductions of exotic...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 251–254.
Published: 17 March 2014
... distribution range. It was in close association with the introduced lumbricid Aporrectodea trapezoides (Duges). This is the first confirmation of S. macleayi since its designation over a century ago and demonstrates that this native species has survived the clearing, cultivation and introduction of exotic...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 37–77.
Published: 07 October 2011
... and Atlas 2 , 1998 - 2001). Reporting rates, adjusted for survey effort, were compared for 347 bird species. Of these, 184 species (53%) showed no change between the two atlases, 83 (24%) were recorded more frequently during Atlas 2 , and 80 (23%) were recorded less frequently during Atlas 2...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
... effectiveness of both RHDV1 and MYXV that results from the evolutionary ‘arms race’ between viruses and their hosts. Two years prior to the K5 release, an exotic RHDV strain (RHDV2) appeared in Australia. The commercially available vaccine used to protect pet and farmed rabbits against the officially released...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 369–380.
Published: 23 December 2014
...Danny Wotherspoon; Shelley Burgin Testis volume is generally correlated with sperm production. Their size is, therefore, considered informative, and is widely used as a surrogate for reproductive ability in a range of species. Gonadal abnormalities that influence adult reproductive function...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 85–95.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of fish spawned each day during this period. The egqs of the two species differed in size as well as in the number and colour of oil droplets. The rate of embryonic development under identical conditions of temperature and light was found to be almost parallel in the two species. However, the melanophore...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
...J.C.Z. Woinarski ABSTRACT Natural environments are now much reduced or modified, with the consequence that many species have declined and become imperilled. However, such modifications have also led to range expansion or population increases in some other native species. Consequently...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 499–504.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Michael S. McFadden; Philip Topham; Peter S. Harlow ABSTRACT The exotic pet trade may be the principal mechanism for the establishment of invasive reptile species. The escape or deliberate release of captive reptiles has resulted in the establishment of many species globally. In Australia, exposure...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 424–428.
Published: 28 January 2014
... ability to survive the presence of toads postmetamorphosis. Predicting the ecological impacts of an invasive species on native taxa with biphasic life histories (such as most anurans) thus requires information on interactions in both aquatic and terrestrial environments. The expression of phenotypic...