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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 580–592.
Published: 09 March 2020
... an increasing number of introducedpest” species. A review of the scientific and historical data raises concerns about the ethics, inefficiencies, indefinable impacts, and high uptake of baits by non-target species, throughout aerial baiting operations in agricultural and conservation zones. The report...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 467–479.
Published: 14 July 2020
... because using the term “wild dogs” to describe management renders “dingoes” invisible, framing the issue as one of control of introduced pests rather than control of an iconic Australian animal. We distributed an online questionnaire survey to the Australian public ( N = 811) to measure how the public...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 161–170.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Nicole Hansen; Kirsten Crosby The endangered Booroolong Frog Litoria booroolongensis has undergone dramatic declines over the majority of its range, which have largely been attributed to extensive clearing and ongoing modification associated with agricultural practices, disease and introduced pests...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.012
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Numerous marine introductions into Australian waters have occurred and will continue to occur. The mechanisms by which they occurred and the difficulties of eradication once they have become established are discussed. Introduced species are often categorised as being either a pest or cryptogenic...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.004
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Accidental introductions into the marine environment have been either by hull-fouling or ballast water. While a large number of species has been introduced accidently (more than 150 species are known), only a few are classified as pests. Four selected for discussion are the Seastar Asterias...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Pests are often viewed as having consistently strong and negative effects on biodiversity values and agricultural productivity, especially if they have been introduced from elsewhere. However, pests do not necessarily have just negative impacts, and there is evidence that in some situations...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
10.7882/FS.2001.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... The Rural Lands Protection Act 1998 , unlike its legislative predecessor, requires the Crown to control pest animals declared under the Act. It establishes conditions that must be met before animals can be classified as pests and before pest animal control obligations can be introduced...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
10.7882/FS.2001.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... a system for preparing ‘Feral and Introduced Predator Control Plans’ that aims to balance ecological sustainability with legal compliance and social expectations. This strategic approach towards vertebrate pest management relies on a scientific direction, achievable performance measures and collaboration...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... With their introduction into Australia beginning in the early nineteenth century deer have joined a long list of introduced species, many of which have become significant pests. Unlike rabbits, feral pigs, foxes and others, deer have not been considered to have had significant adverse...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The tropical redclaw crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus is increasingly being reported as an aquatic pest in parts of the world where it has been introduced or translocated. In this paper, we briefly document the invasion of a stream system in New South Wales, Australia. We discuss possible...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... In Australia, the introduced house mouse, Mus domesticus , causes obvious and severe agricultural damage, particularly during mouse plagues where population densities may exceed 1,000 mice/ha. The aim of any pest control is to reduce the damage caused by the pest, not to reduce pest numbers...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Invasive animals include introduced and native animals that have or may become overabundant and pose threats to agriculture, the environment or human health and safety. Following its successful bid to the Australian Government's Cooperative Research Centres Program, a new Invasive Animals CRC...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.095
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... Deer were introduced into Australia by acclimatisation societies in the late 19 th and early 20 th centuries to enhance the aesthetics of the local environment and provide sport. Several of these populations survived and formed the basis of larger, well established wild deer populations. Deer...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.004
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... because those species are now so abundant. How can balance be regained in western New South Wales? Pest species will have to be controlled; but it is not simply a matter of removing the offending animals and re-introducing the vanished (if extant). Firstly, key habitats for species must be identified...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 146–153.
Published: 01 December 2017
... ‘sheep rangelands’ into desert. Seeking an economically productive alternative, I imagined a scenario in which the value of kangaroo meat could be increased enough, by effective marketing, to encourage wool growers to see kangaroos as a resource rather than a pest, and to reduce sheep numbers and, thus...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1024–1032.
Published: 29 January 2012
... of gambusia on native fish populations appeared, and these were quickly followed by reports of impacts on other organisms, such as frogs. Gambusia was always likely to become an environmental pest species once introduced into Australia. The need to control mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases during...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 75–91.
Published: 01 January 2019
...David Milledge; Hank Bower; Nicholas Carlile ABSTRACT The Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae was introduced to Lord Howe Island in the 1920s to control an irruption of the Black Rat Rattus rattus . The owl is a threatened species in New South Wales but is regarded as a pest on the island due...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 436–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of ecosystems by invasive pests threaten local traditional knowledge. For example, the recent spread of the introduced cane toad ( Bufo marinus ) into Yolngu land is expected to have some impact on native species of frog and the broader-ecosystem which they inhabit, but also cultural effects, including loss...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 822–825.
Published: 20 October 2011
... South Wales, Mosman. Pest or Guest: the Zoology of Overabundance 1 7 Cadi, A., del Mas, V., Prevot-Julliard, A.-C., Joly, P., Pieau, C. and Girondot, M. 2004. Successful reproduction of the introduced Slider Turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) in the South of France. Aquatic Conservation...