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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 04 December 2020
...Simon Kaminskas ABSTRACT Native freshwater fish of Australia have a diverse but largely undescribed endemic pathogen and parasite fauna. However, due to long-shared evolutionary histories and virulence/transmissibility trade-offs, effects of these endemic pathogens and parasites appear to be subtle...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 134–160.
Published: 17 March 2014
...P. G. Parker A survey of fish species occurring in the marine waters of northern New South Wales was conducted at five sites between October 1988 and February 1996. The principal study site was at Julian Rocks, located approximately five km north of Cape Byron, Australia's most easterly mainland...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 143–149.
Published: 17 March 2014
...L. A. Morgan; W. A. Buttemer Gambusia holbrooki, the “Mosquito Fish” introduced to Australian waterways from North America to control mosquito larvae, is widely distributed and abundant in both disturbed and undisturbed aquatic environments. Because it has become established in areas where Litoria...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 166–176.
Published: 17 March 2014
...R. A. Faragher; J. H. Harris Examples are given of a number of New South Wales freshwater fish species which have declined in abundance since last century. Reasons for the declines include river regulation, changes to riparian vegetation, erosion and siltation. The effects of alien species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 316–324.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Cameron Webb; Jean Joss Gambusia holbrooki is a small, aggressive fish introduced into Australia in 1925 to control mosquitoes. It has been suggested that this species may also prey on tadpoles and be a contributing factor in the decline of some Australian frog populations. We examined...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 75–84.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Greg Maguire; J.D. Bell A diverse fish fauna (49 species) was recorded in four tidal 0.11 ha prawn farming ponds which appear to act as fish traps. The potential deleterious effects of twelve of these species on prawn growth or survival are discussed in terms of the diet and reproductive biology...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Worldwide coral reefs are declining in health due to anthropogenic impacts including widespread bleaching or corals which often leads to death of the coral colony. Not only are we witnessing impacts on the cover of live coral and fish populations, but also we are losing the tremendous diversity...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 435–457.
Published: 20 October 2011
...L. Llewellyn Length - weight relationships for 29 fish species occurring in the Murray-Darling River System in inland NSW were determined using data collected principally between 1957 and 1970. In Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua , this relationship is examined with regard to locality, year and sex...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 148–157.
Published: 10 October 2011
... minutes did not. Positive correlations were found between set time and both overall (fish/trap) and standardised (fish/trap/ minute) catch rates, although only the former relationship was significant. The addition of bait to traps did not significantly affect catch rates. Trapping, seine netting...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The images and written descriptions of the late 18th century European colonists and visitors to Port Jackson portray fishing as a common and important subsistence activity of the Aboriginal people who inhabited coastal Sydney. Both men and women fished, but there was a gendered dichotomy...
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 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.064
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... There are currently 20 species, populations or communities of fish, aquatic invertebrates and marine vegetation listed on the threatened species schedules of the NSW Fisheries Management Act 1994. Two of these species are the eastern freshwater cod Maccullochella ikei , and the grey nurse...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.016
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... The ecology of the western rivers in New South Wales is inextricably linked with vast flood plains and the variable flow regimes characterized by droughts or floods. The freshwater fish fauna are adapted to this severe riverine environment. Human modifications to the waterways...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 85–92.
Published: 17 March 2014
...R. Lardner; Walter Ivantsoff; Lucy E. L. M. Crowley An intertidal rock pool at Seal Rocks, New South Wales, was repeatedly defaunated during summer or autumn between 1969 and 1987 using the ichthyocide rotenone. The fish assemblage was of moderate diversity, dominated by juveniles of subtidal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1990.002
EISBN: 0-949324-29-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... and topographic complexity. The loss of corals, and corresponding changes in habitat quality, also has a significant effect on coral reef fishes. Coral loss has the greatest and most immediate effect on fishes that depend on live corals for food or shelter. Many coral-reef fishes that do not depend directly...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... briefly survey the diversity of Sydney's fish fauna, highlighting key aspects of life history that relate to distribution, and key habitats. Several iconic species are described in more detail, and local and climate change threats are outlined in relation to mitigation opportunities. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 343–349.
Published: 14 November 2014
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (3): 10–12.
Published: 17 March 2014
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