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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 307–314.
Published: 14 October 2011
... of infected individuals, selection for resistance and developing a vaccine. None of these strategies is guaranteed to be successful. Some, such as establishing free-ranging populations on offshore islands that currently have no devil population, might possibly impact on other threatened species. We evaluate...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 363–368.
Published: 14 October 2011
... (postganglionic neurons of the sympathetic nervous system) - play essential roles in the control of both cardiac function and vascular resistance. In lungfish there is little evidence for adrenergic nerves, instead there is an impressive presence of chromaffin cells within the atrium of the heart, in the walls...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 158–169.
Published: 01 January 2019
... or prohibit use of CO2 for certain taxa or age groups. In particular, some mammals and non-mammal species may be relatively resistant to hypoxia (reptiles, amphibians, diving animals) as are certain age-groups such as neonates (AVMA 2013). Animal species for which CO2 is considered an acceptable method...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 154–159.
Published: 14 October 2011
... stress theory of aging, which has been called the membrane pacemaker theory of aging, derives from the fact that polyunsaturated fats are very susceptible to lipid peroxidation whereas monounsaturated fats are resistant to peroxidation. As a test of the theory we measured the fatty acid composition...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 371–396.
Published: 01 January 2018
... has changed in this short time. Given the long history of resistance to establishing protected areas, Australia's fauna is at an ever–increasing risk of extinction as natural habitats are relentlessly lost to economic growth and a rising human population. The problem, as I read the historical record...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 118–128.
Published: 01 January 2019
... will not eradicate 100% of animals, and it is necessary to follow up with complementary, mechanical methods to prevent populations from rebounding. In addition, over time, some Australian rabbits appear to have evolved some level of genetic resistance to RHDV1 (Nystrom et al. 2011; Elsworth et al. 2012), although...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 134–138.
Published: 17 March 2014
... adult L. aurea to see if they share the cryptic and water resistance properties of some of their green, leaf-sitting congeners. METHODS Experimental Animals i We used eight adult L. aurea, four males and four females for evaporative water loss measure- ments. Four of these frogs were collected...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 430–456.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of a unique method of predation on wood-boring beetle larvae. This involved the precise removal of pieces of wood, 12 to 15 cm long, 3 to 4 cm wide and 1 to 2 cm thick, within one metre of the ground. This created distinctive vertical slots in the base of small green wattle trees Acacia irrorata . On the 27...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 251–264.
Published: 14 October 2011
...; this has helped identify opportunities to either improve or develop methods for broad-scale management of feral camels and their impacts in Australia. This has also highlighted the importance of considering aspects of camel–specific behaviour for the planning and implementation of feral camel management...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 201–205.
Published: 16 September 2014
..., J.R., Cheers, G., Horrocks, G.F, Hall, M., Radford, J.Q., Bennett, A.F. and Mac Nally, R. 2014. Resistance and resilience: can the abrupt end of extreme drought reverse avifaunal collapse? Diversity and Distributions. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12230 Resistance and resilience: can the abrupt end of extreme...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1024–1032.
Published: 29 January 2012
... to establish gambusia in creeks and wetlands near military bases and hospitals in eastern Australia. The Australian Army Malaria Unit was deployed to develop gambusia breeding ponds and to disperse the fish to suitable sites. Other methods of mosquito control were also employed. By the end of WW II G...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 October 2020
... adjacent to estuarine wetlands, requires an understanding conditions for L. aurea (O Meara and Darcovich, 2008). of the likelihood of Ae. vigilax exploiting these habitats. The wetlands are then either refilled using water from adjacent freshwater wetlands or allowed to passively refill Methods...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 38–54.
Published: 17 March 2014
... be the development of non-lethal deterrence at orchards followed by the development of methods for countering tick paralysis. Further annual censuses will be necessary to monitor population trends in comparison with me current baseline. This initial census was conducted as part of an integrated approach...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1011–1023.
Published: 29 January 2012
... envisaged to analyse the bases of oyster tolerance/resistance to bonamiosis. Aquaculture 295: 149–156. A proteomic approach envisaged to analyse the bases of oyster tolerance/resistance to bonamiosis Aquaculture 295 149 156 Comeau, S., Gorsky, G., Alliouane, S. and Gattuso J-P. 2010 Larvae...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
... richness, abundance, biomass, length, and fecundity of groups of species that continue to be fished outside the MPA (McCook et al. 2010; Edgar et al. 2014 recovery of habitats through trophic cascades (Babcock et al. 1999); resistance to ecological disturbances (McCook et al. 2010); and spillover or export...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 979–982.
Published: 29 January 2012
.... Newton, J., 2011. Chewing it over. The Australian 16 July, 2011. Online: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/executivelifestyle/chewing-it-over/story-e6frg8jo-1226093262311 Sharp, T., Saunders G., 2010. Assessing the humaneness of commonly used invasive animal control methods. A report prepared...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... on human-carnivore conflict mitigation, where approaches focused almost exclusively on bio-physical or economic methods to offset stock losses (van Eeden et al. 2018a). Most of these studies focused on conflicts involving felids; others identified conflicts involving ursids, canines, and mustelids...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 07 July 2020
..., is not applicable to many species. Introgression also may have some adaptive advantages such as the increase in range of brown bears with polar bear gene introgression (Cahill et al. 2015) or wolves having increased resistance from canine distemper due to dog introgression (Hendricks et al. 2019). However, other...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 364–378.
Published: 01 May 2020
...). A noticeable stress response is likely to indicate that the animal s behaviour is altered by the deployment of the device and may not be reflective of their normal behavioural repertoire, thereby influencing the integrity of the results (Schulz et al. 2005). Materials and methods Study area The study...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 150–157.
Published: 17 March 2014
... not increase hatching success. METHODS Sites Field experiments were conducted at eight sites in the Illawarra and Southern Highlands regions of New South Wales, Australia. All sites were located rvithin the known range of'L, aurea (Cogger 1992). T h e four coastal sites were located between Thirroul...