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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 501–507.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Matthew Mo Surveys of the impact of stem-boring insects were carried out across 14 Flooded Gum Eucalyptus grandis plantations in the New South Wales North Coast bioregion. This paper reports on novel observations made during this work of the Bleating Tree Frog Litoria dentata seeking refuge...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 187–197.
Published: 17 March 2014
...S. V. Briggs; S. A. Thornton This study investigated relationships between durations of inundation in River Red Gum wetlands and waterbird breeding, in particular the durations of flooding under nest trees that waterbirds need to breed successfully; and developed guidelines for managing water...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
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 (2011) 34 (3): 453–458.
Published: 14 October 2011
... it to colonise some, but not all, rice-growing areas. One such area, the Coleambally Irrigation Area, presently contains a large proportion of the remaining known locations of the species in New South Wales. Within this area this frog is widespread and locally abundant, and it uses flooded rice fields...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 425–460.
Published: 01 September 2015
... recaptured a total of 922 times, giving a recovery rate of 19.4%. Residency, migration, irregularity of visits and the influence that rainfall and flooding played on these were examined. Birds banded elsewhere in the Riverina are recorded and the incidence of breeding is reported. The need for long term...
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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...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 470–481.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of small birds, which may have been indicative of the presence of a dense understorey and shrub layer in conjunction with a distinct tree canopy. Overall waterbird abundance and diversity was low due to flood conditions and local rainfall providing ample feeding and nesting areas, thus spreading...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 12–31.
Published: 17 March 2014
... completely restricted to water bodies that are still, relatively unshaded, and low in salinity (i.e., <7.3 ppt). All of its known breeding sites are highly disturbed,mostly through human activities but also through flooding and other natural processes. It generally breeds in small (i.e., <1000 sq m...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 141–165.
Published: 17 March 2014
...L. C. Llewellyn G. rostratus the Murray Jollytail bred in earthen ponds at the Inland Fisheries Research Station, Narrandera, NSW, when surface and bottom water temperatures were above 10.5oC during August and September. Flooding was unnecessary but there was water flow through the pond. Eggs were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 410–419.
Published: 17 March 2014
... trenches, 7125 (97%) were found alive and released. Of the 224 dead animals, 29 (13 %) were of two threatened mammal species, most of which drowned in low flooded sections of trenches following rainfall. Nine threatened species were found in trenches, and an additional 5 threatened species were found along...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 355–363.
Published: 04 June 2013
... and three at Urbenville). We found that M. norfolkensis roosted in tree hollows in a range of tree species, including Grey Box Eucalyptus moluccana and Spotted Gum Corymbia maculata in the Hunter Valley and Flooded Gum E. grandis and red gum E. amplifolia / tereticornis in Urbenville. Additionally...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 788–809.
Published: 20 October 2011
... the clearing of native vegetation, the introduction of farming and grazing, and hydrological alteration. The hydrology of the floodplain wetlands was altered initially by manually-constructed shallow drains but later, and more drastically, by a flood mitigation scheme that involved the construction of deep...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 522–529.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., flooding, breeding, fish stocking and angler pressure account for different growth rates. Anderson, J.R. 1988. Freshwater Fish. Australian Society for Fish Biology Proceedings No. 8:97. Freshwater Fish Australian Society for Fish Biology Proceedings 97 Anderson, J.R., Morison, A.K. and Ray...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 285–290.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Jennifer O'Meara; Kerry Darcovich Narawang Wetland, a precinct of Sydney Olympic Park, was constructed to provide habitat for the Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea . The Plague Minnow Gambusia holbrooki invaded Narawang following flooding soon after the wetland's completion in 2000. Narawang...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 303–313.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... For coastal lagoons this should co-incide with periods when they are closed to the sea and the elevated water level floods shallow sedgelands. Major management issues for this population include a more comprehensive assessment of population size and habitat use, artificial opening of the lakes...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 446–452.
Published: 14 October 2011
... to the decline means that a single causal factor is unlikely. Former habitats throughout the original range have been highly modified as a result of a range of factors, including flooding regulation, livestock grazing and exotic introductions. 446 October 2008AustralianZoologist volume 34 (3) Introduction...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 204–215.
Published: 14 October 2011
..., but apparently also for dealing with unpredictable events such as droughts and perhaps fires and floods. As torpor substantially reduces energy requirements its use will in turn reduce the need for foraging and consequently exposure to predators. Predator avoidance by employing torpor and minimising foraging may...