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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 234–237.
Published: 28 October 2014
... it is not known whether the Southern Boobook Ninox novaeseelandiae is able to respond similarly. We aimed to determine whether Southern Boobooks could find and exploit a localised rodent irruption in the western Simpson Desert, in a location with few roost trees and no tree hollows. Boobook owls immigrated...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 323–350.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of these historical cargoes gives some idea of the sizes of the seal colonies that were subjected to this exploitation, the intensity of the early sealing industry and the speed of its demise. Given the likely amount of wastage, the total harvest probably exceeded 1.5 million seals. The specific identities of fur...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.014
EISBN: 0959995145
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
... details of vegetation, habitat, substrate and geology were analysed. All species exhibit a broad habitat range, and some are opportunistic exploiter s of novel habitats, such as roadside gravel and under walking track cording. Although patterns of habitat exploitation appear to differ between species...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... to ensuring Australia’s protection of these marine mammals as both subspecies were heavily exploited during historical whaling. This short note documents pygmy blue whale sightings in New South Wales waters over the last 18 years. Observations were opportunistically made via citizen science and verified...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.003
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Population viability analysis is a generic term for population models that assess the likelihood of species extinction when those species are subjected to a range of management options. t I has been successfully used in the United States to provide input into resource exploitation decisions...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
... quinquefasciatus , Coquillettidia linealis and Mansonia uniformis . However, adaptive management of freshwater wetlands for wildlife conservation or vegetation management can alter the local environmental conditions and may provide opportunities for other mosquito species to exploit these habitats. A series...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 565–574.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and other disturbance events at which time the pair and their offspring were observed to exploit disturbed habitat and newly created forest edges in search of prey. Breeding activity was supported by an increased dietary focus on introduced rodents and other mammals displaced during habitat clearing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... increases in abundance and size of exploited species such as Snapper Pagrus auratus , Spiny Lobster Jasus edwardsii and Blue Cod Parapercis colias in marine reserves. Significant increases have been rapid, occurring within one year in the case of snapper, but only evident where full no-take protection...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 769–783.
Published: 01 December 2018
... banding observations have been fundamental to understanding how juvenile dispersal affects Bush Stone-curlew population dynamics. We suggest translocating pairs to ‘stepping stone’ sites to the north of the population to exploit dispersal behaviours and enhance connectivity between the Central Coast...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 409–413.
Published: 01 September 2018
... observed utilising wombat burrows included wombats, rabbits, macropods, possums, murids, foxes, cats and birds. The utilisation of wombat burrows by these species included entry into the burrow for shelter and hunting, and exploitation of the burrow entrance and spoil for foraging and potentially geophagic...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 52–56.
Published: 01 December 2017
... mammals. In general this occurs under governance regimes that fail to provide any practical incentives to users to limit their exploitation and develop sustainable management. However, use of wild species for food alongside other values can underpin successful models of robust and sustainable management...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 281–288.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the exploitative developers, and reveals the lie that conserving nature is anti-wealth. Old thinking prevails to tragic results. Respect for the natural environment is a fundamental principle of humanity. Seeing things with fresh eyes is a challenge, and for conservation, that means challenging such assumptions...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.015
EISBN: 0959995145
... Australia’s three groups of marine mammals — cetaceans, pinnipeds and sirenians — are discussed in relation to historic exploitation, legislative protection, present impacts and potential threats. Today, all marine animals are protected to varying degrees in Commonwealth waters. However...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.011
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... range endemism can also occur in continental habitats such as estuaries, widely separated intertidal habitats and off-shore islands, reefs and shoals. The conservation of narrow range taxa is of particular concern because these organisms are susceptible to exploitation and habitat degradation. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Jill Bough Our complex and contradictory relationships with animals is demonstrated in our relationships with donkeys Equus asinus . The Australian context exemplifies these conflicting attitudes: once exploited as a beast of burden in the Outback in colonial times, the donkey has since been...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.021
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... fertilizer application and oversowing with clovers. Since native grasslands are among the most heavily exploited habitats in Tasmania due to their commercial potential and long history of alienation, xanthorhoine moths are a sensitive barometer of management outcomes whether for biodiversity or sustainable...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 95–101.
Published: 21 March 2014
... suburbs. This paper reports on habitat selection derived from a population study carried out in a reserve of remnant bushland in the St George district. Open walls and the underside of overhangs were the most frequently exploited structures used by P. platurus. Geckos were found typically no higher than...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 76–100.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A. P. McIlwee; L. Martin In the reproductive biology of organisms, a continuum exists from “highly reproductive species” at one end to “survivor species” at the other end. Among other factors, the position of a species along this continuum affects its sensitivity to human exploitation and its...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 65–67.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Richard Shine; Mark Fitzgerald This small elapid snake is endangered because of its restriction to a specific habitat (weathered sandstone outcrops in southeastem Australia) that is under heavy pressure for commercial exploitation, especially for “bushrock” in suburban gardens. We review...