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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 42–53.
Published: 01 October 2020
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.010
EISBN: 0959995145
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 439–445.
Published: 17 March 2014
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 618–624.
Published: 17 March 2014
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.032
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... A study is underway to revise the taxonomy of two closely related genera of mayflies from the Leptophlebiidae ; Nousia (Navás 1918) and Koorrnonga (Campbell and Suter 1988). Nymphs continue to be collected extensively throughout Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania to be reared...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.020
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
...-natal forearm growth of males and females independent of their mother's diet. The sigmoidal curve that best described the average post-natal growth rate of mother-reared P. poliocephalus was the Logistic Model Function. As the diet of wild flying-foxes varies from year to year it is likely...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 480–510.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... The longest fish from the western population was 99.0mm. Fecundity varied from 284 to 1300 eggs. The gonosomatic index of females and males ranged from 1.26 - 11.74 and 0.18 - 2.16 respectively. The mean length of fish reared in an aquarium measured 33.0 and 50.0mm at one and two years old, respectively. Eggs...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 496–505.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to employ different predatory strategies when attacking tadpoles of different sizes. Tadpoles were most often attacked from the rear, usually by a school of fish. Larger tadpoles were rarely eaten after being killed. Smaller tadpoles and fry were eaten mid-ventral region first, often only the viscera...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 27–46.
Published: 17 March 2014
... be reared simultaneously are confirmed. Attention is drawn to a number of unspecialised characters including the distribution of vibrissae, limb proportions, structure of the manus and pes, presence of a mobile hallux, the non-saltatory gait, presence of a vestigial lower second molar, and an unsacculated...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 895–909.
Published: 20 October 2011
...James Knight; Thomas Trnski The developmental ontogeny and morphology of the eggs, larvae and early juveniles of the endangered Nannoperca oxleyana is described based on collections of preserved wild fish, and preserved and live captive specimens reared at 25 ± 1° C. Eggs are telolecithal...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
..., ninth or fourteenth 10-minute session whereas the wild-raised animals did not learn to pull the levers. When returned to the experimental chamber more than three years later two of the hand-reared subjects immediately pulled the levers to receive juice. It showed that these animals remembered...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.013
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
...-headed Flying-fox ( Pteropus poliocephalus ) and evaluate the usefulness of the method for ageing pups. Tooth eruption and replacement were assessed visually and at least four stages of growth were described for each permanent tooth for 20 known-age, mother-reared pups that were monitored weekly from...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 26–30.
Published: 01 December 2017
...-Western world have practised entomophagy for thousands of years and many continue to do so. In Thailand for instance, the rearing of crickets for human consumption is a widespread commercial activity, with farms producing up to 750 kg of crickets in a harvest cycle of 45 days (Nadeau 2015). The United...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 173–177.
Published: 21 March 2014
.... tadpole Limnodynastes peronii density effects rearing conditions Anstis, M. 2013. Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia. Reed New Holland, Frenchs Forest, NSW Tadpoles and Frogs of Australia Beebee, T.J.C. 1990. Purification of an agent causing growth-inhibition in anuran larvae and its...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 October 2020
... previously been referred to as a snare mark on which the Kaine Thylacine was filmed. to the right rear leg (Sleightholme & Campbell, 2015). However, it is equally consistent with an injury from a Sleightholme & Campbell (2015) proved conclusively leg-hold trap, further supporting Nell s account...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 443–448.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., Development. INTRODUCTION It is with disquiet that I note the pro- mulgation, in a recent book on the care of captive bats (Barnard 1995), of the fashion - I use the term because the practice in question has no physiological or rational basis - of wrapping foster-reared infant flying-foxes as parcels...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 537–546.
Published: 01 September 2017
.../state Head Head shield 1. Head shield has lobes that extend over the front and sides of the shell, lower lobes have a deep cleft 2. Head shield is triangular, lobed and the rear portion narrows to cover the front of the visceral hump 3. Head shield is triangular and the rear lobe is erect 4. Head shield...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... November 2020 at 1730 h, one of us (JP) discovered a large (> 120 mm long) Australasian Giant Centipede holding onto the rear right leg of a subadult Cane Toad. The toad was subadult, based on its body length of 50 mm (this species attains sexual maturity at around 90 mm: Hudson et al. 2018). When first...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 117–126.
Published: 02 June 2014
... at rear of 1st chamber leads through 1.6 m wide x 0.30 m high x 2.0 m deep low passage to 2nd chamber 0.57 m high x estimated 10 m wide x estimated 17 m deep. Left rear of 2nd chamber out of view behind rocks. Open forest of C. trachyphloia, Eucalyptus crebra, Eucalyptus racemosa, E. fibrosa, C...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (1): 81–83.
Published: 17 March 2014
... also had to move temporarily from his home in Wellington to assist in rearing the cubs. Two previous litters had been recorded at Western Plains Zoo, however, neither survived more than a few days. Zoo staff involved in the breeding programme carefully examined all the facts after these two disap...