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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.011
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Little attention has been given to nature conservation in the Box-lronbark forests of the inland slopes of southeastern Australia. Past and current forestry practices have led to the widespread removal of mature trees and associated tree hollows. Birds and mammals were surveyed at two sites...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 55–70.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to increase with increasing size. Females lack pale dorsal longitudinal stripes more often than males, perhaps because larger females lose the stripes whereas larger males do not. Only mature females 255 mm SVL are totally patternless, i.e., they lack both pale stripes and dark blotches. Males and females...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 238–245.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and adults were sexed, and size at onset of maturity was determined. Geographic variation in P. barbata was also studied by comparing lizards from three regions in New South Wales (NSW), which differ in annual rainfall. Relative to snout-vent length, head and leg lengths were in negative allometry in all...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.029
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... This study examined the influence of vegetation structure of thinned regrowth, unthinned regrowth and mature eucalypt forest on heliothermic skink populations. Thinned sites characterized by an open vegetation structure, an increase in penetrating sunlight and the availability of “litter-free...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 627–632.
Published: 20 October 2011
... were collected from bycatch to investigate the species' reproductive biology. Males were found to mature at a disc width of 22 cm, while females reached sexual maturity at 26 cm disc width. Of all the T. testacea examined, 53% of males (n=159) and 16% of females (n=62) were sexually mature. Only...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 247–250.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and mature dugongs contained detectable levels of oestradiol and testosterone. Faecal testosterone levels were high relative to oestradiol concentrations in all samples, regardless of gender. The highest levels of testosterone occurred in adults (body lengths ≥250 cm), in both males (1146.7 ng g -1 dry...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 210–224.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and extinct species from the region. The results of this analysis suggest that grass-dependent species and species between 50 g and 6 kg have suffered most from extinction. Species currently considered under threat or whose status remains unclear generally have shrubby understorey and mature tree/log...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 161–165.
Published: 17 March 2014
...% of the population and there were no immature resident females and few immature males. Based on the population profile, recruitment was intermittent and apparently infrequent with the greatest cohort being mature females, although there were no immature females. Mature males were present in larger numbers than...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 246–251.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A.S. Kutt The Spinifexbird Eremiornis carteri is an inland species exclusively associated with mature Triodia spp. grasslands. Despite its wide distribution throughout arid and semi-arid Australia, a history of range expansion and contraction, and concentration into a number of core population...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 137–142.
Published: 07 February 2013
... eggs, which hatch as large, slenderbodied offspring averaging 406 mm snout-vent length (SVL) and 16.9 g in weight. Growth is rapid, with captive males attaining sexual maturity at around 1000 mm SVL and approximately 18 months of age; females mature at 1400 mm and 30 months. Many hatchlings were...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 750–756.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Jason Coughran The biology of Euastacus mirangudjin , a small freshwater crayfish from subtropical eastern Australia, is described for the first time. Long-term monitoring was undertaken at a site in Toonumbar National Park to gather data on growth, moulting, maturity and reproductive activity...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 685–697.
Published: 20 October 2011
.... Long-term monitoring was carried out at one site in Culmaran Creek to gather data on growth, moulting, maturity and reproductive activity, and berried females were retained in aquaria to study egg and juvenile development. The species is slow-growing and likely long-lived. Moulting occurs during...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.012
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
...; limited observations were made of foraging on open ground or among shrubs or rocks. Most observations (86%) of above-ground foraging were in large, mature trees with complex branching systems. In forests dominated by ribbon gum Eucalyptus viminalis , the suitability of trees as foraging substrates...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 443–448.
Published: 01 September 2018
... clearfell logging practices with more ecologically-sensitive Variable Retention Harvesting Systems, (3) ignored the science (including by its own researchers) on the need for a large protected area for Leadbeater's Possum, (4) altered key definitions such as those for mature trees and old growth that have...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.002
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The management and conservation of birds in eucalypt forests managed for timber production has emphasized the retention of trees with hollows (habitat trees) and the reservation of old-growth forest in reserves and corridors for species requiring mature forest or hollows for nesting. Although...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 267–271.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Charles J. Krebs ABSTRACT I make ten observations of the limitations of ecological science as I have seen it develop over the last 56 years. The key focus is on the scientific maturity of our approaches, and the constraints that flow from pretending we are physicists, that progress will come from...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 480–510.
Published: 17 March 2014
... hatching at temperatures between 19.0 and 29.0°C, when the larvae measured 5.30 - 5.85mm in length. Opercular stripes appeared on juveniles between 12 and 20mm in length, and males and females were mature at 44.7 and 49.0mm respectively. Adult males often had a pronounced bulge on top of the head...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 379–384.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Shelley Burgin I investigated whether exotic turtle species were capable of establishing breeding populations in the Sydney area and confirmed that two exotic species were present: Trachemys scripta elegans and Clemmys marmorata . Mature females of both species were recorded with shelled eggs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 351–357.
Published: 17 March 2014
... colony of this species. The limited availabilitv of roost tree may be the cause of this large aggregation bf bats. The importance of checking mature or dead trees prior to felling is demonstrated by the between the sexes, but significant differences occurred between bats from Brightview and Mt. Isa...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 324–328.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Michelle Christy Although problems such as inaccurate coverage, lack of professionalism and maturity arise when scientists deal with the media, the media do increase the public profile of projects, help attain funding and inform the public of legislative processes. Overall, from the perspective...