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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.018
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... Evidence is presented that the Australian herpetological fauna almost certainly consists of numerous cryptic species complexes. It is argued that the sorting out of these complexes into biological species is a high priority for herpetological research in Australia. ...
Journal Articles
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.008
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
..., are distinctive at higher taxonomic levels. In this paper, the conservation priorities of several species of concern are assessed against criteria of rarity, distinctiveness, intrinsic vulnerability to population decline, and the level of threat currently faced. In many cases, far too little is known...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... affected by the road, thereby informing management priorities for mitigating road effects. The study was conducted along the Silver City Highway on the UNSW Arid Zone Research Station, Fowlers Gap, in north-western New South Wales. We found that the road influenced the spatial distribution of kangaroos...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.035
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... The conservation of NSW bat species is examined within the framework of the procedure for threatened species recovery, Priorities Action Statements (PAS), introduced in 2005 by the NSW government to replace the previous requirement to prepare recovery plans. One of the merits of the PAS...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.026
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... Recognizing and naming species underpins assessment of species richness, patterns of diversity, distribution and endemism, and most of the templates used to define invertebrate assemblages and help set priorities for conservation. Formal names facilitate information retrieval, and also influence...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.070
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... differently, and uncertain or incomplete information, while recovery planning for ever-expanding lists of threatened taxa is difficult and expensive. Scarce resources could be made to go further by allocating them to priority taxa, but criteria for ranking priorities are themselves highly contentious. Given...
Journal Articles
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.016
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... placement. These all represented important positive developments for the conservation of forest fauna in north-east NSW, which ensured that many of the areas identified for reservation were high priority areas for fauna conservation. However, the forestry reform process also included aspects that resulted...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 386–461.
Published: 20 May 2022
...Junn Kitt Foon; Adnan Moussalli; Finlay McIntosh; Shawn Laffan; Frank Köhler ABSTRACT This study aimed to improve our understanding of the immediate response of 26 priority species of land snail that may have been severely impacted by the 2019/2020 megafire event in north-eastern New South Wales...
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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
10.7882/FS.2010.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... of the NSW CMAs, which include developing Catchment Action Plans (CAPs). Investment Priority Areas include improved river health including stable and healthy riparian areas and protection of biodiversity values, improving the extent, quality and connectivity of native terrestrial and aquatic habitats...
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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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.078
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... uses must satisfy community expectations. While conservation must be given priority in some circumstances, the management of many stands will need to accommodate multiple uses. Questions which need to be addressed in developing a long-term strategy for management are raised, and the urgency...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 502–513.
Published: 13 July 2022
... ecological impact of each severity class on ecosystems, and priority species. Prioritising threatened species based on potential ecological impact rather than fire severity alone allows post-fire survey and monitoring to be better targeted to those species likely most severely impacted. It also allows...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
10.7882/FS.2012.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... Australia signed the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, and Federal, State and Territory governments have accepted the need to conserve and manage Australia's unique biodiversity. It is argued that high priority is given to protecting vertebrates, while invertebrates, which...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.029
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... to the question is offered by way of the provision of comment on over-arching priorities in the future conservation management of our forest fauna. Knowledge and information in two themes are canvassed. The first theme relates to our own species, or rather to our capacity for technological innovation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.022
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... strips through production zones comprehensively sampling fauna habitats at a local level; (3) wildlife priority areas where particularly important species are highlighted and management practices changed to cater for their conservation; and (4) habitat tree clumps to provide for hollow-dependent species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.048
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... differently from other organisms in terms of assessment and conservation priorities, nor should any one group of invertebrates be given priority unless justified by the application of appropriate criteria for management or other practical purposes. The lack of a formal description should not be an impediment...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021) 41 (3): 322–337.
Published: 24 February 2021
... and nomenclature. Importantly, despite controversy about what to call dingoes and whether they are a full species, these animals represent an important, distinct and unique evolutionary unit worthy of high conservation priority, as a native species. There is growing concern about the spread of domestic dog genes...