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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.2007.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 07 July 2021
...Matthew Mo; Katarina Bonatakis Drones are a modern alternative to manned aircraft for aerial surveys, however approaching wildlife with drones may still cause disturbance. Understanding the factors influencing animal responses to drone flights is fundamental for informing guidance on lowest-impact...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 241–253.
Published: 11 November 2020
...S. Sotorra; D. Blair; W. Blanchard; D. Lindenmayer ABSTRACT Many invasive species have had negative effects on the Australian environment, including the introduced Sambar Deer (Rusa unicolor) . However, there is a paucity of information on the factors influencing the fine scale distribution...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 496–505.
Published: 17 March 2014
... factor in bringing about the decline of L aurea and indicates that steps should be taken to limit further spread of this fish into areas where L aurea is found. However, the few observations of L aurea apparently surviving and breeding in water bodies occupied with Gambusia suggest that it may...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 625–631.
Published: 17 March 2014
... a significant proportion of variation in hourly calling when the data from the three periods was combined, but only weakly so. Daily rainfall was the only (weakly) significant predictor within a period and only in January-February. The micrometeorological factor influencing calling activity in this study...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 265–275.
Published: 14 October 2011
... 1993; Lampo and Bayliss 1996; McKilligan 1996; DelGiudice et al. 1997; Hudson et al. 1998). Dramatic variation in parasite aggregations among individual hosts can arise due to multiple interactions among parasite, host and environmentally dependent factors (Shaw et al. 1998; Wilson et al. 2002). Hence...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.046
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.031
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... This paper reviews the factors involved in the decline, both inter- and intra-specific, of Australian frogs from both disturbed and apparently pristine habitats. Despite a lack of published accounts and an absence of long term population studies, a variety of causes were identified. Habitat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.049
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... We are concerned at how research agendas of science, and conservation biology in particular, are potentially being deformed by the dominant influence of a single entity, Journal Impact Factors, which in turn reflect the business model of the USA-based global corporate entity Thomson Reuters. We...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.017
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... plant productivity; animals then do not have to rely on proximate factors to predict conditions nine months in advance. External influences that re-align reproduction to match a phase-shift in environmental conditions have to either adjust the period of the biological clock, or else induce a phase-shift...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.012
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... In many aquatic systems, cascading trophic interactions are important determinants of community structure, via top-down (predation) and bottom-up (productivity) factors. In contrast, little is known of the importance of these factors in the structuring of diverse terrestrial communities...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.012
EISBN: 0959995145
..., availability of resources and equipment, experience from previous strandings, an efficient overall control organization and the contributions of both government employees and volunteers. Just as no single factor can be isolated as the cause of this stranding, the success of the rescue cannot be attributed...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.064
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... to determine the status, conservation priorities, ecological requirements of the butterfly, and to identify factors contributing to its population decline. Habitat loss appears to be the main factor contributing to population decline. Management of the population will focus on maintaining food plant...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
..., in which case each species will respond directly to environmental factors; 2) dependent upon a set of biological interactions among species; or 3) of a combination of both environmental and biological factors. Our second point is that climate extremes will drive substantial change beyond any changes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.034
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Dasyurus maculatus maculatus is a forest-dependent species, the largest surviving marsupial carnivore on mainland Australia and the sole surviving member of its genus in south-east mainland Australia. It is classified as ‘Vulnerable’ nationally. The species' ecology, and the factors considered...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.040
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... the levels of flying-fox damage (temporally and spatially), determine the factors contributing to trends in crop damage, and assess the effectiveness of mitigative measures employed by horticulturists to reduce flying-fox damage. The project is funded for two financial years through the Australian...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.005
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... This paper looks at how a retail native mammal pet industry may be structured and regulated. The factors which determine a native mammal's suitability to pet keeping are reviewed. The paper also presents a short list of species with sufficient potential to warrant evaluation as pets. This short...