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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.021
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... and heavy juvenile mortality. Once specific problems have been identified, managers should set objectives that are clear and realistic. Population targets then have to be set for the density required to meet management objectives. Currently, some approaches to this are inadequate: basing targets...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... impacts so that any regulatory measures are effective. There is a need for sound scientific research incorporating short-term tests and long-term monitoring of the whale watching industry, participants and target species to inform and support management decisions. Research should focus on the behavioural...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.065
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... on biodiversity management. Some recovery plans have been written, but few actions have been resourced or delivered positive outcomes for the target taxa. Examples where recovery actions have been successful, apparently failed, or are still in question are discussed. Some required elements for successful recovery...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 345–351.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... It s clearly an imprecise measure targets for those species. of what the dingoes might be doing. It doesn t look at any other aspects of management, and I think it s something We wanted to ensure that 17% of every species range was that really does need to be looked at much more closely. covered...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 580–592.
Published: 09 March 2020
... by the number of baits dropped and from Alice Springs pound, weighing from 17 to 44lb were amount of funding raised. Measured impacts on target deprived of food for a day and then presented with baits. and non-target species on the ground is lacking. The The animals did not treat the baits as food. They played...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 416–432.
Published: 01 May 2020
... density of target odours deployed, small amount of search time. This can introduce some biases in the measure of accuracy and / or discrimination. For example, real field condition of low target odour density can create boredom and increase false positive indications (Gsell et al. 2010), and long days...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., Contracting Parties shall, as far as possible and as appropriate: a. Establish a system of protected areas or areas where special measures need to be taken to conserve biological diversity; b. Develop, where necessary, guidelines for the selection, establishment and management of protected areas or areas...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 477–487.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and other effective area-based conservation measures, and integrated into the wider land. Ecosystem services conservation may achieve primary attention in addressing this target, with the assumption that biodiversity gains follow. A recent review (Schroter et al. 2014) concluded that the CBD s targets...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 170–172.
Published: 01 January 2018
... and ecosystems on earth as to be essentially impossible to measure), most applications tend to use species as the key ecological unit for conservation targets: for example, the CBD indicated that a fundamental target was the maintenance and recovery of viable populations of species in their natural...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 169–174.
Published: 07 February 2013
... targets for photographing. Figure 3. Surface of the model represented by 3D points, showing contours at 20 mm intervals. Morphological measurements Three methods were used to measure the volume of the digging. First, the cast was weighed, and its volume was extrapolated from its weight using the known...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 01 March 2022
... to the public (along with the raw data). Network arrays could be set up across entire continents to measure the change in biodiversity. No one has achieved this yet, and significant challenges remain associated with training the algorithms, low power cellular network coverage, sensor power versus memory trade...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 10 August 2022
... with at least 10 verified occurrence records with >50% of those records overlapping burnt areas (A1 priority species), or a species with fewer than 10 verified records with >30% overlapping burnt areas (A2 priority species). All seven target species belong to the cimicomorphan superfamily Miroidea, which...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 359–370.
Published: 01 January 2018
... conservation measure to formal Reserves. Our review indicates that there is a considerable body of knowledge supporting their effectiveness at the local level. To date, however, there has been limited investment in extending and testing these findings more broadly across the landscape. The current forestry...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 641–651.
Published: 01 June 2020
... overview of the primary methodological aspects of eDNA sampling that ecologists should consider before taking environmental samples in the field. We outline five key methodological considerations: (i) targeting single species vs multiple species; (ii) where and when to sample; (iii) how much water...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 29 October 2021
... species, have led to interest in a release many orphaned young macropods (Englefield et al. range of primary safety measures, which are designed to 2018). Injuries to the vehicle occupants are likely under- reduce the probability of a collision (Gunson and Teixeira reported, but are apparently increasing...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 491–510.
Published: 25 August 2020
... of predators to aversive stimuli (as an the opposite sex. As such, tools may fail to target the anti-habituation measure) by limiting protective measures specific problem individuals or may disproportionately to individual stock identified as being of high breeding impact individuals of less management...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 392–403.
Published: 01 May 2020
... deploying the cameras in a predetermined array to optimise detection of the target fauna and answer a research or management question (Claridge and Paull 2014). Historically this involved a simple methodology that with time led to camera traps being used for more and more complex purposes (Meek et al. 2015a...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 24 June 2022
... hollow loss on particular target species (but for exceptions see, Goldingay et al. 2015; Saunders et al. 2020; Stojanovic et al. 2021a). Lindenmayer et al (2017c) pointed out that studies that test or develop methods to reduce potential negative consequences of nest box deployment are also rare...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 10 May 2022
... for emergency measures, stream 2 for preparing flying-fox management plans and stream 3 for implementing management plan actions. In two subsequent extensions of the program in 2019 and 2020, an additional stream was opened for projects specifically targeting community engagement and education. In the initial...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 29–48.
Published: 07 September 2012
... and March 2008. These surveys comprise the first round of a catchmentwide monitoring programme to obtain a measure of the distribution and abundance of 21 priority threatened fauna species that inhabit Dune Mallee Woodlands. A total of 127 fauna species were recorded, which included 19 of the possible 21...