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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 757–769.
Published: 20 October 2011
..., rock scrambling and/ or swimming through the canyon streams. The sport's popularity is reported to have increased substantially over time, causing concern for the sustainability of these fragile ecosystems. To investigate visitor impacts, benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages and water quality were...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 189–197.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Danial Stratford; Gordon Grigg; Hamish McCallum; Harry Hines The breeding ecology and phenology of two sympatric stream breeding myobatrachid frogs were studied across a breeding season in a stream at Cunningham's Gap, south-east Queensland. Mixophyes fleayi is listed as endangered and M...
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
... Riparian zones provide significant habitat for microbats. In forests subject to logging, buffers are normally retained along stream-beds to maintain water quality and protect riparian vegetation and its associated fauna. We sampled bat activity as part of a broader program to assess biodiversity...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... The tropical redclaw crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus is increasingly being reported as an aquatic pest in parts of the world where it has been introduced or translocated. In this paper, we briefly document the invasion of a stream system in New South Wales, Australia. We discuss possible...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.042
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... Tadpoles of two stream-breeding, forest-dwelling frogs ( Mixophyes balbus and Heleioporus australiacus ) were exposed to multiple short-term suspended sediment influxes, simulating storms. Three sediment concentrations were represented (control, low - 200 mg·L −1 , and extremely high - 1655...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 458–473.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in first order headwater streams. The main trapping sites were in twenty first order streams, eight second-fourth order headwater streams and one fifth order stream reach. Additional trapping was also undertaken in the South Esk River and farm dams. Sites were trapped during late spring/mid summer...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.046
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... and Intersecting Streams to assess habitats, recruitment status and their suitability as indicators of altered flow regimes. Three species were detected: Alathyria jacksoni , Velesunio ambiguus and V. wilsonii. A record for V. wilsonii from the Warrego River system is the first for this species for New...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 198–209.
Published: 17 March 2014
...David Hunter; Graeme Gillespie A survey was conducted of the distribution and abundance of stream-breeding frogs within Kosciuszko National Park, with particular emphasis upon locating new populations of the endangered Spotted Tree Frog Litoria spenceri. Twenty-five streams were sampled within...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (3): 381–402.
Published: 13 November 2014
..., propelled from the foot of the floating female onto a near-vertical or overhanging stream bank (Ovipositional Process 1). In M. balbus and M. fleayi eggs are deposited aquatically in the shallow riffle zones of small streams, either into a rounded nest depression in the substrate (Ovipositional Process 2A...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.039
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... ponds, three streams, one site with both ponds and a stream, and several ephemeral situations. Fifteen myobatrachid and 15 hylid species occur in the area. During the period of the study five species have disappeared — three myobatrachids and two hylids. These are two species of Great Barred River frog...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 237–247.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of Australia. In contrast to L. aurea most declines affected species occurring at high altitude with relatively restricted ranges. These species typically bred in streams, adults were closely associated with stream habitats, and anthropogenic impacts such as habitat destruction, pollution or introduced...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.044
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... In Queensland since 1978, seven species of frogs have disappeared and populations of another four have seriously declined. All the declines have occurred in upland rainforest and all the species live along or breed in streams. We ask the question “what is wrong with upland rainforest streams...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 241–253.
Published: 11 November 2020
... pellets. We recorded more pellets: (1) in 30 and 80 year old forest that remained unburned in fires that occurred in 2009, (2) on sites within closed National Parks relative to sites in State Forest, and (3) close to streams. + Deceased Corresponding author: david.lindenmayer@anu.edu.au...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 161–170.
Published: 01 January 2016
... River at Sofala New South Wales. Seven stream reaches were sampled within study areas, and the Boorolong Frog was recorded in four of those. Thirty-four Booroolong Frogs were recorded, by direct observation and call play back, usually in habitat typically associated with the species. Seven of these were...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 139–156.
Published: 05 June 2014
... movement from Hay. M. peelii peelii showed only minor movements (up to 141 km) up and downstream from Narrandera, with only one long distance movement from Balranald to Gundagai. Net downstream stream movement of M. ambigua declined as one moved downstream closer to the mouth of the Murray River...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 102–104.
Published: 02 June 2014
... in a botanical garden and the other on a beach. The two dogs adapted their behaviours for the habitat and the particular challenges presented. One dog used waves in a beach environment, which aided concealment and increased its momentum when springing at gulls. The other dog followed a dry ephemeral stream...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 194–209.
Published: 17 March 2014
... along the waterway. These results add to the understanding of negative impacts of bank disturbance which leads to weed infestation of stream banks. Billyard, R. 1995. Fishcare-Our Freshwater Rivers and Streams. Fishnote, NSW Fisheries. Bishop, K.A., Baker, L.M. and Noller, B.N. 1982...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 105–113.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., and their affluent streams, are suppressing platypus numbers. An experiment indicated that the legal drum nets used in the industry are less of a threat to platypuses than the use of gill nets and the illegal nets used by poachers. Banning of gill nets from the industry and stringent law enforcement would largely...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (4): 632–641.
Published: 17 March 2014
... sighted in the eastern part of the catchment, where rainfall is lower and mudstone is the dominant geology. The absence of platypus sightings from some rivers needs further investigation as it may reflect geology, stream ecology or land use practices. Smaller waterbodies such as farm dams and creeks...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 1–4.
Published: 07 September 2012
... used bat activity as a measure of the use of riparian and up-slope zones along headwater streams by bats, and to determine whether past timber harvesting influenced the use of these areas by bats by comparing regrowth with no retained riparian buffers and mature forest. This study found no significant...