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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 07 July 2020
...), and the introgression of dog genes into dingo populations, is the source of many debates, from taxonomic, ecological, agricultural and cultural standpoints (Crowther et al. 2014, Smith et al. 2019, van Eeden et al. 2019). Frequently these arguments question the dingo s taxonomic distinctiveness due to past...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.035
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... of the Environment reporting. This model identifies three ecological constraints and eight pressures which act to endanger populations of the Spotted-tailed Quoll in north Queensland. Ten responses required by managers and the community to ameliorate these pressures and return the species to a secure conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
..., environmentally-mediated diseases have affected a diverse range of both terrestrial and marine organisms. The ecological impacts of diseases are likely to be more severe when they affect habitat-forming organisms like trees, corals and seaweeds, as any impacts could cascade throughout entire communities...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and ecological leverage (Loh et al. 2005; Lunney et al. 2007; Newbold et al. 2016). Where formerly the impacts of one native species on another native species may have been sustainable at population scale, this is often not the case now, and the survival of some species requires our active management...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 49–59.
Published: 17 March 2014
... at the Sydney Olympics site, it has achieved a high level of recognition in the Australian community (Pyke and White 2001; Christy 2003). These features have prompted many studies of its ecology (see Pyke and White 2001). However, there are few published accounts of its population ecology. This is likely...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 755–768.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of communication. These features, if each attained sufficiently, should enable the necessary spectrum of (adequately-funded) activity from: (1) robustly collected and curated ecological information; to (2) scientific understanding; to (3) planned intervention; to (4) adaptive management. Corresponding author...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 334–349.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... and Houlden, B.A. 2004. Microsatellite variation and population structure in a declining Australian hylid Litoria aurea. Molecular Ecology 13: 1745-1757. Microsatellite variation and population structure in a declining Australian hylid Litoria aurea Molecular Ecology 13 1745 1757 Burns, E.L...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., especially those assessments more focused on production standards, such as government, industry and NGO-supported programs, popularly used in Australia and worldwide. We conclude that despite high levels of uncertainty surrounding many of the population parameters, ecological patterns and processes...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 120–124.
Published: 07 September 2012
...Nicholas Carlile; David Priddel Australia's most widespread palm, the Cabbage Tree Palm Livistona australis (R. Br.) Mart. has only a few offshore populations, but one of considerable significance is on Cabbage Tree Island on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. This island is also the principal...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 158–169.
Published: 17 March 2014
...S. A. Thomson; M. J. Littlejohn; W. A. Robinson; W. S. Osborne The Southern Tablelands populations of the Litoria aurea complex were studied to determine the status of each taxon. Examination of colour-pattern, morphology and advertisement calls was used to determine the extent of variation present...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 590–598.
Published: 20 October 2011
... in Lowland Rainforest on Floodplain in the New South Wales North Coast Bioregion which itself is listed as an Endangered Ecological Community under the TSC Act. Thersites mitchellae has a restricted distribution, occurring on the coastal lowlands between Ballina and Banora Point (near Tweed Heads) (Stanisic...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
... (mainly Trichosurus vulpecula ) population ecology and status. P. cinereus numbers peaked in southern Queensland around the turn of the century or in the first decade of the 20th century. In central Queensland, they peaked later, probably in the 1920s, and in north Queensland there does not appear to have...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1040–1046.
Published: 29 January 2012
..., the cumulative loss of reptiles due to vehicle collision in the region is an ecological disaster. reptiles frogs World Heritage Area urban - bushland interface animal mortality vertebrate road kill ABS. 2007. 2006 Census QuickStats: Blue Mountains (C) (Statistical Local Area. Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 784–800.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Management Plan aims to manage ecologically sustainable kangaroo populations. The older kangaroo management plans described the populations as viable. We note the shifts in terms such that harvests can be sustainable but wildlife populations are viable (or not if overharvested). In this paper, we are using...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (2): 190–202.
Published: 10 October 2011
... of harvesting and density-dependence on the demography of sandy beach populations: the yellow clam Mesodesma mactroides of Uruguay. Marine Ecology Progress Series 182: 127-135. Effects of harvesting and density-dependence on the demography of sandy beach populations: the yellow clam Mesodesma mactroides...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 271–284.
Published: 14 October 2011
...., Eldridge, M.D.B. and Houlden, B.A. 2004. Microsatellite variation and population structure in a declining Australian hylid Litoria aurea. Molecular Ecology 13: 1745-1757. Microsatellite variation and population structure in a declining Australian hylid Litoria aurea Molecular Ecology 13 1745 1757...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 189–197.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... & Townsend C. R. 1996. Ecology: Individuals, Populations and Communities. Blackwell Science Ltd, Carlton, Australia. Ecology: Individuals, Populations and Communities Berger L., Speare R., Daszak P., Green D. E., Cunningham A. A., Goggin C. L., Slocombe R., Ragan M. A., Hyatt A. D., McDonald K...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 927–940.
Published: 29 January 2012
..., habitat, associations and population attributes Report prepared for Department of Sustainability and Environment Robinson, W. A. 1996. Ant communities in the grasslands of the Australian Capital Territory and the role of ants in the ecology of the pink-tailed legless lizard, Aprasia parapulchella...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 393–407.
Published: 14 October 2011
... 376 387 Goldingay, R.L. and Newell, D.A. 2005a. Aspects of the population ecology of the green and golden bell frog Litoria aurea at the northern end of its range. Australian Zoologist 33: 49-59. Aspects of the population ecology of the green and golden bell frog Litoria aurea...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 192–200.
Published: 07 February 2013
...) populations in the mulgalands of south-west Queensland. IV. abundance and conservation status Wildlife Research 31 19 29 Witt, G.B. and Pahl, L. 1995. Mulgaland communities of south-west Queensland as habitat for koalas. In M.J. Page and T.S. Beutel (eds). Ecological Research and Management...