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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 217–222.
Published: 01 January 2016
... or critically endangered. For about half freshwater crab species (628 species) basic biology and ecology data is insufficient to adequately assess their future. In Australia, while seven species have been recorded (Davie 2002), a further 15 to 20 Unravelling life history of the Inland Freshwater Crab...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 424–428.
Published: 28 January 2014
... ability to survive the presence of toads postmetamorphosis. Predicting the ecological impacts of an invasive species on native taxa with biphasic life histories (such as most anurans) thus requires information on interactions in both aquatic and terrestrial environments. The expression of phenotypic...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 927–940.
Published: 29 January 2012
...David Wong; Sandie Jones; William Osborne; Geoff Brown; Peter Robertson; Damian Michael; Geoffrey Kay This review synthesises research on the Pink-tailed Worm-lizard Aprasia parapulchella - a threatened species with life-history traits and habitat and dietary preferences that make it particularly...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.018
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... from climate change. Here we discuss its life history, extinction threats and the potential value of the fossil record in identifying conservation options for the Mountain Pygmy-possum. Also presented is a proposal to establish a breeding facility for the rapidly declining Kosciuszko population in New...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... species in most areas, however, freshwater turtles, despite extremely high nest predation from foxes, remain among the highest biomass of any vertebrate in the ecosystem. The secret is their resilience through adaptive changes of a life history pattern that is strongly density dependent, however...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.031
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... The sea star genus Patiriella in Australia has the greatest diversity of life histories known for the Asteroidea. While the adults have similar phenotypes and life styles, their larvae are highly divergent. Patiriella includes species with unmodified development through typical feeding...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.032
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... briefly survey the diversity of Sydney's fish fauna, highlighting key aspects of life history that relate to distribution, and key habitats. Several iconic species are described in more detail, and local and climate change threats are outlined in relation to mitigation opportunities. ...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 October 2020
... witnesses to a Thylacine capture have enabled us to piece together the life history of one of the last captive specimens. This account raises important questions over the accepted sequencing of the final two Thylacines on display at the Hobart Zoo. Thylacine Thylacinus cynocephalus Beaumaris Zoo...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Daniel Lunney ABSTRACT This paper a) gives an historical view of national parks and other protected areas since the 19th century, b) gives a history of national parks and nature reserves in NSW, c) shows how recent has been the recognition that fauna conservation depends upon protected areas, d...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 137–142.
Published: 07 February 2013
... into the northwestern Kimberley. Continued maintenance of captive stocks can provide for potential future reintroduction to the wild if toads (or some other threatening process) imperil existing wild populations of rough-scaled pythons. captive breeding conservation Kimberley life-history reptile snake...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.009
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... The role that various scientific societies played in the early life of the colony of New South Wales is briefly reviewed. It is suggested that one of the reasons that was instrumental in the formation of these societies and in the establishment of the Australian Museum in 1827 was the diverse...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.034
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Our answer, to the question: Is the natural history of Sydney so camouflaged that it will not survive? is “yes”. Harry Recher, an active participant in the plenary session, took the view that as the ecosystems around us decline, there will be even less native fauna in the city. There exists...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 145–152.
Published: 07 February 2013
...Gleen Shea James Ramsay (22 Dec 1838-7 Oct 1913), elder brother of the zoologist and Australian Museum curator Edward Pierson Ramsay, was an important figure in Australian herpetological history, his collections being among the earliest from western New South Wales. Ramsay was based sequentially...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
..., these traditions have not been recognized outside of Aboriginal communities, and this loss of cultural heritage comes at great cost to the Australian environment, biodiversity and the health and preservation of vital resources. 2020 A Introduction This paper traces dingo (Canis dingo) water history, examining...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 472–484.
Published: 01 September 2015
... trapping was extremely biased towards large, surface-active lizards compared with the reptile assemblage determined by total removal, which was numerically dominated by small, fossorial species. Trapping data are influenced by the morphology and life history of a reptile species compared with results from...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 239–244.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., was born in 1909. I have spoken to Garn Hatch many times about the early history of the area. He was born in 1900 and his family settled in the district in 1904. Garn has lived in the area all his life and still visits the family farm weekly to help his son in whatever capacity he can. I have driven around...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 351–364.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., their familiarity to herpetologists and the ease and frequency with which they are kept in captivity, many of the large skinks in the genera Egernia and Tiliqua remain poorly studied. In particular, there is a paucity of information on basic life history, diet and distribution. Further, the systematics...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 628–635.
Published: 01 June 2020
... structure within the entire tropical, subtropical and temperate east Australian distribution of L. argentimaculatus . Although this species may exhibit clinal morphological and life-history variation at its southern range limit, we did not detect wide- or fine-scale spatial genetic structure to indicate...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 388–397.
Published: 17 March 2014
... colonisation. Australian history Domestic and feral animals Transport - draught animals and their drivers Donkeys Victoria River District and the Kimberley Judas Donkeys Anonymous.It's a dog's life: Animals in the public service. Retrieved 15 May, 2005: from http://www.naa.gov.au...