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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.028
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The most northern Australian haul-out site for the fur seal Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus is at Steamers Head, New South Wales (NSW). This study represents the first quantitative status report on the composition and abundance of seals at the Steamers Head haul-out and can be used...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.026
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... to ensure an evidence-based balance between tourist experience and wildlife protection. At Seal Bay Conservation Park (SBCP), large numbers (>100,000 annually) of tourists regularly interact with a breeding colony of Australian sea lions Neophoca cinerea , which has been listed as threatened under...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.027
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Several techniques were trialed for monitoring the newly-established fur seal haul-out site at Steamers Head, NSW. In order to minimise our impact, we also monitored for any disturbance to seals from our sampling. The site is unusual as while it can only be observed by boat seals perch...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.009
EISBN: 0959995145
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 407–415.
Published: 01 May 2020
... megafauna using real-time video and whether their presence was correlated with the occurrence of baitfish. Stingrays were observed more often than other species and the occurrence of seals was correlated with the presence of baitfish. The continuous coverage allowed the observation of foraging behaviour...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 82–89.
Published: 04 October 2011
...Peter Shaughnessy; Terry Dennis; Dave Dowie; Jane McKenzie; Rebecca McIntosh The status of the Australian sea lion Neophoca cinerea at eight sites on Kangaroo Island was assessed using criteria adopted by the National Seal Strategy Group based on numbers of pups counted between 1985 and 2005. Each...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
10.7882/MMA.1998
EISBN: 0959995145
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 699–701.
Published: 29 October 2021
... methods of extracting the object were unsuccessful so we euthanised the specimen and post-mortem dissection revealed five mummified stillborn young lodged in a sealed reproductive tract. Reproductive abnormalities are frequent in Tiger Snakes and large proportions of litters can be comprised...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.003
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... (Soulé and Gilpin 1986; Thomas et al. 1990) and assist wildlife managers (Shaffer 1983; Lacy et al. 1989; Seal and Lacy 1989). There is enormous potential for using population viability to assist wildlife management in Australia’s forests. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 85–92.
Published: 17 March 2014
...R. Lardner; Walter Ivantsoff; Lucy E. L. M. Crowley An intertidal rock pool at Seal Rocks, New South Wales, was repeatedly defaunated during summer or autumn between 1969 and 1987 using the ichthyocide rotenone. The fish assemblage was of moderate diversity, dominated by juveniles of subtidal...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... a subject that shows just how fast matters are changing. He entitled his paper, “Can I touch that frog?” He asked, “With limited exposure to the natural world will future generations still be prepared to defend global ecosystems?” From the gentle approach of whale-watching and the attention to seals...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 63–76.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and management of Antarctic living resources. In Australia's Antarctic Policy Options ed by S. Harris. CRESS Monograph No. 11: 135-61. CONDY, P. R., 1981. Annual food consumption, and seasonal fluctuations in biomass of seals at Marion Island. Mammalia 45: 21-30. Annual food consumption, and seasonal...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (1): 26–33.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to swim to depth and then swim back to the surface without face mask or flippers, how deep could we go? Even fit human breath- hold divers would be struggling to reach a depth of only 10 m under these conditions (Kooyrnan 1988). Eskimos, who hunted seals and whales from small boats, would have noticed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 321–322.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the Australian Zoologist extends Tmughton's tradition in being both reflective and forward-looking. Jim Noble peers into the past with sveculation on the traces of extinct fauna remain'ing on the landscape; John Ling considers two centuries of commercial trade in fur seals and sea lions; Glenn Shea sheds new...
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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (1): 1–29.
Published: 07 July 2021
... (35 cm diagonal size) elicited fewer negative reactions from Australian Fur Seals Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus and nesting Silver Gulls Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae than a Gryphon Dynamics X8-1400 drone (140 cm diagonal size). However, this study (McIntosh et al. 2018) also recognised...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 375–378.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the case. These are entangled human and nonhuman communities of life that need to be considered in all of their evolving complexity (Jørgensen 2013). The spate of recent monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) killings in Hawai i is just one example from our current research. Here, an iconic charismatic mammal...