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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 568–575.
Published: 01 December 2018
...R-J Spencer ABSTRACT Freshwater turtle populations are globally threatened by many factors. Complicating matters, their longevity requires long-term monitoring on the scale of decades to assess changes in population size, yet few long-term studies exist. Documenting population estimates and trends...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 251–257.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Trent Penman; Francis Lemckert; Chris Slade; Michael Mahony Non-breeding habitats are an important, yet poorly understood component of the habitat requirements of most frog species. As a result, non-breeding habitats may be poorly protected and their loss may be the proximate cause of decline...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 365–375.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Meri Oakwood; Paul Hopwood A questionnaire, sent to scientists and wildlife attendants/carers known to have extensive experience handling quolls Dasyurus spp., was designed to assess those attributes end requirements of quolls which may affect their suitability as pets. Twenty people contributed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 224–232.
Published: 17 March 2014
... aurea in New South Wales Aust. Zool. 30 177 89 Habitat requirements for the Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea (Anura: Hylidae) Graham H. Pyke' and Arthur W. White2 'Australian A4useum, 6 College Street, Sydney, New South M'ales 2000. 2Biosphere Environmental Consultants, 69 Bestic Road...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 550–554.
Published: 20 October 2011
... applied in field studies (e.g. White and Kunst 1990, Melzer 1995, Logan and Sanson 2002, Dique et al. 2003, Kavanagh et al. 2007) while the Australian Government requires the use of tooth-wear to estimate and certify the age of export P. cinereus proposed for export where age cannot be determined by date...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.086
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.002
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... The management and conservation of birds in eucalypt forests managed for timber production has emphasized the retention of trees with hollows (habitat trees) and the reservation of old-growth forest in reserves and corridors for species requiring mature forest or hollows for nesting. Although...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.051
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... that will be encountered as well as the procedures required for putting together a story for television is the most effective element in producing a finished story that both the field researchers and the television crew will be happy with. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.033
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... The habitat and conservation requirements of the koala were investigated in 1996 in a 6400 hectare timber production forest at Pine Creek in the Coffs Harbour region of north-east NSW. Minimum koala density varied from 50 hectares per koala in plantation forest to 9 hectares per koala in high...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... A panel of people who were familiar with the vertebrate fauna of south western New South Wales was formed to assess the status of the extant fauna and to provide details on their habitat requirements and movement ability. They determined that nine percent of the fauna was tolerant...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... Three aspects of the biology of anurans indicate that climate change could have a significant impact on these vertebrates: a) they are ectotherms and ambient temperatures can strongly influence their activity, b) a permeable skin requires them to have regular access to sources of moisture, and c...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2017 lacto-ovo vegetarian omnivore protein requirement amino acid soybean 2017 379 Australian Zoologist volume 38 (3) This paper is part of the theme edition of Australian Zoologist - Dangerous Ideas in Zoology It seems intuitive that ideas...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.017
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
.... Habitat models which underpin the requirements of the TSL need refining, management emphasis needs to shift from records-based to landscape - community level and survey requirements need adjustment to improve conservation outcomes. A considerable number of improvements are required to the TSL to deliver...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.039
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... 1995 (TSC Act). The procedures can be complex and costly, and it is unlikely that many growers could afford to comply with the requirements of the Act. In addition, the processes required under the TSC Act are relatively slow and unsuited to the rapid response needed when sudden large influxes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.008
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... Innovation and the avoidance of dogma will undoubtedly be required in the massive effort to stem the decline, and then rebuild Australia's outstanding biodiversity. There is wide consensus that our traditional protected areas alone will be inadequate and a whole range of other instruments which...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
... or damage to habitat, the requirement to undertake environmental assessment of any proposed developments which are likely to impact on the species and the requirement to prepare a recovery plan within 5 years. Problems related to the conservation management of the species are discussed and some potential...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.068
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8
... on threatened species and communities. For ecological consultants dealing with the TSC Act, interpreting its many requirements can be difficult and can often lead to differences of opinion between the proponents of a development and the Determining Authority. Some of the positive and negative aspects of the TSC...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.009
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... Some of the most fundamental questions of forest bat conservation cannot be answered without a stable species taxonomy, yet the taxonomy of Australian bats requires extensive research. Approximately two-thirds of species, affecting 80% of genera, require taxonomic clarification. This includes...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
.... Even these suggestions are far from revolutionary. A real revolution in nature conservation requires a change in national priorities from ones of increasing economic growth, resource consumption and population growth to becoming an ecologically sustainable society. Achieving ecological sustainability...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2002.058
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-4-1
.... This changed the status of threatened species issues bringing them into the mainstream of planning and development approval, requiring all elements of the community of NSW to take threatened species into account when planning decisions are being made. This has been of great benefit for threatened species...