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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 (2014) 31 (1): 55–70.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Allen Greer; Sarah Smith In the small Australian dragon (agamid) lizard Tympanocryptis tetraporophora mean snout-vent length (SVL) does not differ significantly between the sexes within the species as a whole. However, in a large sample from Sturt National Park, in northwestern New South Wales...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 238–245.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Andrew Stauber; David David Allometry in size and shape between sexes was investigated in preserved Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata museum specimens. Measurements for snout-vent, head, leg and tail lengths were obtained from 236 individuals ranging from hatchlings to large adults. Juveniles...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 392–397.
Published: 17 March 2014
... ° South. Forty seven V. vulturnus (24 females and 23 males) were captured in harp traps set in five different vegetation formations. Bats were captured in riverine woodland near water and in woodland to open forest habitats well away horn water. The mean forearm length of 19 males (24.7 mm...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 480–510.
Published: 17 March 2014
... by 2.03 - 3.78mm, and were attached in a cluster to solid objects. Their oil globules were small and numerous. The eggs hatched 3 – 8d after fertilisation, at temperatures of 20.2 - 29.0oC. The length of larvae at hatching varied from 3.44 - 4.15mm. The prolarval stage terminated approximately 61?2d after...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 522–529.
Published: 20 October 2011
... Perch Macquaria ambigua . Monthly frequency of recapture appeared to follow angling pressure. The length/ weight relationship curves of recaptured fish at tagging and recapture are similar (y=1.49E-06x 3393 and y= 7.32E-06x 31374 respectively), supporting the use of the data for growth analysis. Von...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 383–386.
Published: 17 March 2014
... length. Females had smaller fat bodies more frequently than did males. Amplexus was axillary. Females contained horn at least 512 to 3054 eggs. and averaged 1868.3 eggs in unambiguously complete clutches. There was no relationship between either clutch size or weight, and female snout-vent length...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 141–165.
Published: 17 March 2014
... demersal, transparent, spherical, telolecithal and slightly adhesive; possessed a cluster of oil globules; varied from 1.35mm to 1.66mm in diameter; and appeared to be scattered randomly on the pond bottom during spawning. Eggs hatched after 8½ to 9½ days. The length of recently-hatched larvae ranged from...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 1–21.
Published: 04 October 2011
... and the breeding display was recorded. Eggs were demersal, transparent, telolecithal and an elongated tear-drop shape with an adhesive disc at the pointed end. They measured 1.2 - 2.2 mm in length by 0.7 - 0.9 mm in width, and were attached in clusters to solid objects. Oil globules were small and numerous...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 42–53.
Published: 01 October 2020
... be a contributing factor to this decline, morphometric data was gathered for southern bent-winged bats and compared with the more common eastern bent-winged bats. Southern bent-winged bats were heavier, but forearm length was not significantly different between the two subspecies. This suggests that southern bent...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 895–909.
Published: 20 October 2011
... in postflexion larvae. Pigmentation is relatively heavy and uniform over the head and body. Large melanophores occur on the dorsal, lateral and ventral midlines. Squamation commenced in postflexion larvae from 7.5 mm preserved body length (BL) and was complete in all specimens greater than 10.3 mm. Live captive...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.025
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... with a varying degree of success. A maximum trail length of 19.7 m was obtained and the average length was 5.14 m. These preliminary results indicate the potential of this technique as a non-interruptive tracking method for small reptiles over short distances (i.e., until the powder brushes off). Questions...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 171–182.
Published: 01 January 2016
... nestlings than young females. Despite the length of the study, few data are available on longevity in the species, other than one known age female breeding in her 27th year, and one female of unknown age breeding when she was at least 30 years old. Nestling body mass is a useful indicator of population...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 95–101.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is influenced by nest box size, shape and entrance dimensions. In this study the temperature and humidity patterns were recorded within six nest box designs that were exposed to direct sunshine. All were constructed of 19 mm plywood but varied in length by a factor of 2X, in volume by 3.5X and in entrance areas...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 129–133.
Published: 12 September 2014
... in abundance across habitat type for these families, excluding Dasyuridae, but including Gekkonidae. We conclude that having a central bucket where drift fences join can increase trap success, and this is a function of effective trapping area (i.e. catchment of animal activity and length of drift fence per...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 178–187.
Published: 27 August 2014
... to have endocrine disruption effects on G. holbrooki had lower density and biomass of fish than other wetlands. In contrast, the pattern of variation in the average length and phenotypic sex ratio of fish was not consistent with the effects of endocrine disruption. endocrine disruption...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 292–300.
Published: 17 March 2014
...: a height of 250 ft (76m) above ground (AGL), a ground speed of 100 knots (185 km h -1 ), 5 km unit lengths (97 sec.) with a 7 sec. pause between each and animals counted in 200 m wide strips each side of the aircraft, demarcated by streamers attached to the wing struts. A radar altimeter is used...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 492–495.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Francis Lemckert The presence of Batrachomyia larvae was recorded on 13 19 frogs captured in pitfall traps as part of a study on the population ecology of the Common Eastern Froglet Crinia signifera breeding at a pond at Darkes Foresf New South Wales.The body length. body mass and reproductive...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 447–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... poliocephalus differed among individuals in terms of call length, fundamental frequency and bandwidth of the fundamental component of the call. These differences may reflect a form of ‘vocal signature’ that assists the mother in recognising and locating her young. It is suggested that vocal signals emitted...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 610–617.
Published: 17 March 2014
... specimens from mainland localities, and differ in several respects from our findings. Mondrain snakes are larger than their mainland conspecifics, and males grow much larger than females on Mondrain (mean adult snout-vent lengths of 456 vs 403 mm). In strong contrast, mainland snakes display little sexual...