1-20 of 264 Search Results for

freshwater

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
...J. K. Hanford; D. F. Hochuli; C. E. Webb ABSTRACT Urban freshwater wetlands have been identified as a potential source of mosquitoes of pest and public health concern in Australia. Mosquitoes most commonly associated with these habitats include Anopheles annulipes , Culex annulirostris , Culex...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of the lake at night to rehydrate, exposing them to foraging freshwater crocodiles ( Crocodylus johnstoni ). Crocodiles rarely consume toads, but the attacks often result in loss of a limb. Because limbs contain relatively little toxin, attacks to the limbs expose a crocodile to nauseating but non-lethal...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 641–651.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Emily F. McColl-Gausden; Andrew R. Weeks; Reid Tingley ABSTRACT Environmental DNA, or eDNA—DNA shed from organisms and extracted from environmental samples—is an emerging survey technique that has the potential to transform biodiversity monitoring in freshwater ecosystems. We provide a brief...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 568–575.
Published: 01 December 2018
...R-J Spencer ABSTRACT Freshwater turtle populations are globally threatened by many factors. Complicating matters, their longevity requires long-term monitoring on the scale of decades to assess changes in population size, yet few long-term studies exist. Documenting population estimates and trends...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 217–222.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Nathan J. Waltham Few freshwater aquatic species have ecological traits that deal with the vagaries of flow in ephemeral tropical rivers. In northern Australia, the tropical freshwater crab, Austrothelphusa transversa (von Martens, 1868) is a conspicuous species that occupies seasonal rivers, where...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 256–262.
Published: 05 June 2014
...Nathan Waltham; Jane Hughes; Peter Davie Balancing coastal urban development with species conservation and habitat protection can be challenging for managers especially where good quality ecological data is lacking. Primary freshwater crabs ( Austrothelphusa species) of the family Gecarcinucidae...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (3): 68–70.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Res. 10 373 82 Aestivation in the Australian Freshwater Crocodile? Bryan Walshl 'Consewation Commission of the Northern Territoly, P.O. Box 496, Palmerston, N.T. 0831 INTRODUCTION Stranding of Australian freshwater crocodiles, Crocodylus johnstoni, in drying waterholes or river beds has been...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 105–113.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Commission: Sydney. McDonnell, V. C., 1982. Commercial fisheries of New South Wales. Government Printer: Sydney. Commercial fisheries of New South Wales MUNROE, A. T. (ed.). 1988. Freshwater Guide. Division of Fisheries, New South Wales Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. OXLEY, J...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 973–976.
Published: 29 January 2012
... 16 143 159 Crocodile Specialists Group. 2006. Rare Australian freshwater crocodile attack. CSG Newsletter, 25(2):13. Dunn, R.W. 1981. Further observations on the captive reproduction of Johnstone's crocodiles. Int. Zoo Yearb, 21:82-3. Further observations on the captive reproduction...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 858–863.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., their populations have risen markedly, increasing the potential for conflict between people and crocodiles. In 1994 C. porosus was observed in the freshwater Katherine River for the first time in over twenty years. To reduce the risk of crocodile attacks, the Parks and Wildlife Service of the Northern Territory has...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 685–697.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., T. 1985. Recommendationer för provfiske efter kräftor. Information från sötvattens, laboratoriet Drottningholm (7). 28 pp. (In Swedish). Barker, J. 1992. The Spiny Freshwater Crayfish Monitoring Program. (Fisheries Management Report No. 44). Inland Fisheries Management Branch, Fisheries...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 435–457.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., Australia. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 43:1103-28. Validation of the use of thin-sectioned otoliths for determining the age and growth of golden perch Macquaria ambigua (Perciformes, Percichthyidae), in the lower Murray Darling Basin, Australia Australian Journal of Marine...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 276–282.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Sean FitzGibbon; Craig Franklin The ability of freshwater turtles to exchange respiratory gases with their aquatic environment is well known and facilitates prolonged dive durations among several species. Three main sites have been implicated in aquatic respiration (skin, cloaca and buccopharynx...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 432–434.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Anton Tucker Crocodylus johnstoni is a prevailing and stable binomial designating the Australian freshwater crocodile. A brief review traces the description circumstances and recent International Code of Zoological Nomenclature changes that resolve a long-standing argument ( C. johnsoni or C...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 198–203.
Published: 14 October 2011
...David Booth The nesting behaviour of two Australian freshwater turtles, the broad-shelled river turtle Chelodina expansa and the Brisbane river turtle Emydura signata are described. Both species nest during, or soon after rain. C. expansa nests exclusively during the day while E. signata...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 148–157.
Published: 10 October 2011
... mellis Bagenal, T.B. 1972. The variability in numbers of perch Perca fluviatilis L. caught in traps. Freshwater Biology 2: 27-36. The variability in numbers of perch Perca fluviatilis L. caught in traps Freshwater Biology 2 27 36 Balcombe, S.R. and Closs, G.P. 2000. Variation in carp...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 222–227.
Published: 10 October 2011
...Jason Coughran This paper examines the distribution, habitat and conservation status of five species of the freshwater crayfish genus Euastacus from eastern Australia: E. dalagarbe, E. girurmulayn, E. guruhgi, E. jagabar and E . mirangudjin . Although the five species have discrete distributions...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.037
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Important freshwater systems found in arid areas range from springs to waterholes and rivers. Periods of extreme aridity in the Pleistocene, especially during the last glacial period, resulted in the drying of most freshwater systems apart from a few permanent water holes and artesian springs...