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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 42–53.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Peter H. Holz; Lindy F. Lumsden; Terry Reardon; Paul Gray; Jasmin Hufschmid ABSTRACT The population size of the southern bent-winged bat, a critically endangered bat subspecies, has significantly declined in the last 50 years. As part of a larger study to determine whether disease could...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 117–123.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., Mount Royal management area, Newcastle Region. Forestry Commission of New South Wales: Beecroft, New South Wales. WATTS, C. H. S. AND ASLIN, H. J., 1981. The Rodents of Australia. Angus and Robertson: Sydney. The Rodents of Australia Body size in Hastings River Mouse Pseudomys oralis...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 404–412.
Published: 28 January 2014
...Murray Ellis As part of regional biological surveys 51 sites were established in the rangelands of western New South Wales, Australia. To investigate the impacts of pit size, drift fence material and fence configuration on capture rates small vertebrates each site consisted of two 20 l bucket traps...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 36 (4): 381–403.
Published: 28 January 2014
... regarding the total population size of B. parvus in New South Wales and the relative value of each habitat patch, including those in ski resorts, it was necessary to re-evaluate these estimates. Results based on data collected between 1996 and 2001 indicated an adult population of around 613±92 in 1.85 km 2...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Characterization of the whole population based on sample groups will always have a representation error, which will change with growth of the sample group size. At a certain point it will be negligible and with further sampling beyond that point the error remains practically unchanged...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... with Sydney at its centre and a radius equal to the distance from Sydney to Kiama: ca. 100 km) in 1788 are compared with those species present or suspected to be present today. Extent of herpetofaunal loss in these reserves over the past 220 years is estimated and correlated with reserve size, showing...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2008.011
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... We radiotracked 18 pet cats Felis catus from rural and urban areas within the City of Armadale, Western Australia, both at night and during the day between August 2003 and February 2005 to estimate the size of buffer zone required to reduce incursions by pet cats into native bushland. Home...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.044
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... to 0.7 sheep (in dry sheep equivalents or DSE); however, this value is not supported by most current data. A value for the competitive impact of kangaroos per kg body weight of approximately 0.6 DSE translates into 0.4 DSE when body size is taken into account, kangaroos being much smaller on average than...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.063
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The male reproductive cycle of Tiliqua scincoides scincoides is described on the basis of variation in testis dimensions and testicular and epididymal histology of museum specimens. Sexual maturity occurs at smaller body sizes in southern Australia than in Queensland. Spermatogenesis commences...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.031
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... and to provide a scientific basis for determining buffer widths around ephemeral streams in the Pilliga State forests of north-west New South Wales. Anabat detectors recorded bat activity over two consecutive nights in one season at each of three dry stream-bed sizes (small, medium and large), clustered...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... sized remnants may evoke public attention, small developments are often approved without adequate attention to the long term impact on even the threatened species of the Plain. In this paper we provide examples of the way in which remnants that may be only a single housing lot in size, can be habitat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
.... Instead, passerine species richness declined with increasing Distance to Bushland and with increasing Housing Density, but increased proportionately with the Size of, Nearest Bushland > 5ha. Together, these predictors explained approximately half the variability in bird species richness (adjusted R 2...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 55–70.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., males are larger than females both in snout-vent length and in mass. Large specimens are notably lacking from collections made during the coolest time of year. The number of premaxillary teeth is not correlated with head size. However, the number of acrodont teeth on the maxilla and dentary increases...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 158–169.
Published: 01 January 2019
... . This new equipment therefore meets welfare guidelines and its small size, compact nature and simplicity to operate make it highly suited to use in the field. Finally, because cartridges are available in a variety of sizes, it can be readily adapted and scaled to meet the needs of different taxa...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 95–101.
Published: 01 January 2016
... is influenced by nest box size, shape and entrance dimensions. In this study the temperature and humidity patterns were recorded within six nest box designs that were exposed to direct sunshine. All were constructed of 19 mm plywood but varied in length by a factor of 2X, in volume by 3.5X and in entrance areas...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 238–245.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Andrew Stauber; David David Allometry in size and shape between sexes was investigated in preserved Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata museum specimens. Measurements for snout-vent, head, leg and tail lengths were obtained from 236 individuals ranging from hatchlings to large adults. Juveniles...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 309–316.
Published: 17 March 2014
...H. I. McCallum The fundamental reason for counting kangaroos is to ensure that harvests are demonstrably sustainable. Given this goal, it is essential that the survey method should be able to detect broad scale trends in population size. Aerial counts will detect trends only if the constant...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 August 2021
... as “ subcutaneous glandules ”, identified the neurilemma enclosing the central nervous system, and recognised “ oval holes of different sizes” in each nerve cord that were subsequently demonstrated to represent giant fibres. Of interest to parasitologists, he discovered a larval acanthocephalan encysted within...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 04 June 2021
... forests and adjacent dense vegetation, occupying a total area of ~150 km 2 . Here, we document a newly discovered and seemingly isolated population at the north-eastern extent of its known mainland distribution. We visited Lobethal Bushland Park from 2013–2018 and observed snakes of varying age and size...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 210–216.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Ross Goldingay; David Newell Estimates of population size are fundamental to the development of effective management of threatened species. We conducted a tagging study of a population of the endangered Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea at Port Kembla, on the New South Wales south coast...