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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.032
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Genetic analysis can be a powerful tool in species conservation and management, but it has perhaps not been embraced as wholeheartedly in Australia as in other parts of the world. Its many applications in fauna management include: 1/ Clarification of taxonomic and evolutionary relationships...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.043
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Areas declared as wilderness provide an opportunity for biological conservation through their large size, lack of modification, restriction of access and management with the primary aim of maintaining natural systems and genetic diversity. Wilderness areas may be impacted by global change...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 December 2017
...). Only males would carry the marker, which would allow producers to identify male embryos using a laser. These eggs would then not be incubated thus avoiding the need to kill day-old male chicks, which is the current practice. The technique does involve genetic modification of the chickens...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 654–660.
Published: 28 October 2021
... without foxes and foxes with dogs. What we found was that there s a slight modification in the behaviour of the foxes with dogs. In contrast, there s a major disruption to behaviour of the dingoes when foxes are present. LYN WATSON: (representative from the Australian Dingo Foundation). I think some...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 92–96.
Published: 04 October 2011
... determined genetically for 46 live individuals using a common molecular technique. Males were significantly heavier, had larger heads, longer wings and longer tails than females. Univariate sexing criteria were developed based on the differences between males and females in two of these measures, weight...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 568–579.
Published: 11 August 2020
... conditions be manipulated and replicated, but the identification and selection of individuals is easier (including sex, age, body mass, ancestry, genetics). Scientists have greater power to take medical, physiological or observational samples from individuals with known life histories. To give an example...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 154–159.
Published: 14 October 2011
... is similar to two other exceptionally long-living mammalian species; the naked mole-rat ( Heterocephalus glaber ) and Homo sapiens . In recent times, the types of fats that make up cellular membrane have been implicated in the determination of a species' maximum lifespan. This modification of the oxidative...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 401–405.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to thrive in urban impacted habitat, in contrast to most local endemic species. frogs biodiversity urban encroachment habitat modification reproductive characteristics Alonso-Gomez, A.L., Tejera, M., Alonso-Bedate, M. and Delgado, M.J. 1990. Response to pinealectomy and blinding...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 257–258.
Published: 17 March 2014
... pattern. The historical relationship between evolving populations and geography can be inferred through detailed study of morphology, genetics, and earth history. The second important geographic component of local populations is genetic adaptation to local conditions. A particular enzyme modification...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 88–103.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., Recognizing the close and traditional depend- ence of many indigenous and local com- Conscious of the intrinsic value of biological munities embodying traditional lifestyles on diversity and of the ecological, genetic, social, biological resources, and the desirability of economic, scientific, educational...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
10.7882/BTW.1998
EISBN: 9780958608503
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (1): 62–68.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... In contrast, growth varied more within populations than over time or between waterbodies and the observed results were considered to reflect genetic, rather than environmental, differences. Abnormalities were also hypothesised to reflect genetic differences and not environmental conditions...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 443–448.
Published: 17 March 2014
... am unaware of any firm quantitative data to settle this issue, though there is much anecdotal evidence of hand-reared young returning to carers as adults to give birth. There are also concerns that dispersal of bats by carers could destroy pre-existing geographical genetic stratification, as well...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 322–337.
Published: 24 February 2021
..., considering how knowledge about hybridisation and genetic subdivision should be shaping conservation and management strategies. The process of domestication Domestication is a complex, prolonged and multi-stage process. Larson and Burger (2013) describe the following stages in the domestication pipeline...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 518–536.
Published: 01 September 2017
... for such data to inform appropriate conservation strategies. Conclusions After European settlement, widespread landscape modification occurred rapidly, resulting in irreversible changes to landscapes and their flora and fauna. Species extinctions, and, in surviving species, the loss of biodiversity at genetic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 28–35.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., who worked in teams. The computer program VORTEX was used to simulate population behaviour resulting from random demographic, genetic and environmental variation, and catastrophic events. VORTEX runs on an MS-DOS microcomputer, and Toshiba laptop microcomputers plus printers and plotters were used...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (4): 753–760.
Published: 04 June 2021
... in urban environments, are typically without natural corridors that serve to connect proximate habitat patches (Reed 2004; Mitchell et al. 2013). The ensuant isolation of species within these remnants can have a number of consequences, including the restricted exchange of genetic material and subsequent...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 248–256.
Published: 17 March 2014
... genetic diversity that may be present among populations but also recognizes the need for several viable populations within a region to minimize the threat of catastrophes extinguishing the small populations that are now characteristic of L. aurea . The Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea - from...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 249–260.
Published: 14 October 2011
... and Golden Bell frogs Litoria aurea. Conservation Genetics 5: 421-427. Microsatellite loci for the Green and Golden Bell frogs Litoria aurea Conservation Genetics 5 421 427 Caiwood, M. 1997. Spawn of an era. Australian Geographic 48: 34-51. Spawn of an era Australian Geographic 48 34 51...