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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... This short paper documents incidental records of S. murina detected using artificial shelter objects established during herpetofauna surveys in the Pilliga forest, in northern inland New South Wales, and discusses the potential value of this survey technique as a complement to conventional trapping methods...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 267–274.
Published: 17 March 2014
...T. F. Clancy The commercial harvesting of kangaroos requires the regular monitoring of populations using a technique that is precise and reasonably accurate. Because of the broad distribution of the species and the generally large management areas, wildlife authorities rely on some form of aerial...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 649–654.
Published: 20 October 2011
...-nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons) studbook keeper. Wildlife Veterinarian: Dreamworld. Personal Communication on March 19th, 2007. Olivan, M., Ferreria, LMM., Celaya, R. and Osoro, K. 2007. Accuracy of the n-alkane technique for intake estimates in beef cattle using different sampling procedures...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 774–780.
Published: 20 October 2011
... managers and others interested in clarifying aspects of habitat utilisation by free-ranging Koalas, especially where identification of important areas for protection and management is required. Spot Assessment Technique Koala Phascolarctos cinereus SEPP 44 Achurch, H.M. 1989. Tree...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 52–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Observations of hunting attacks by the Powerful Owl Ninox strenua and an examination of search and attack techniques Matthew Mo1, Peter Hayler2, David R. Waterhouse3 and Antonia Hayler2 1 NSW Department of Primary Industries, Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute,Woodbridge Road, Menangle NSW 2568...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (1): 71–77.
Published: 17 March 2014
... an additional survey technique, roost location. Three techniques were used: happing using harp trap and tripline methods: ultrasonic detection using hand-held, driving transect and remote sensing techniques; and roost location. No single survey technique recorded all 20 species of bats. A number of significant...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (3): 421–431.
Published: 17 March 2014
... survey; this disparity was also evident in a pronounced size difference in the reptile species composition of the two techniques. The comparison demonstrates that the standard survey protocol has substantial biases against some species and groups of species and that additional sampling effort or specific...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 22 (2): 19–22.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Museum of Australia - new concepts - new techniques A facsimile of a North Queensland rainforest - complete with living native animals and plants A simulated Australian sea shore An Antarctic e These are some of the exciting possibilities under consideration for the new Museum of Australia...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 92–96.
Published: 04 October 2011
... determined genetically for 46 live individuals using a common molecular technique. Males were significantly heavier, had larger heads, longer wings and longer tails than females. Univariate sexing criteria were developed based on the differences between males and females in two of these measures, weight...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1990.006
EISBN: 0-949324-29-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1989a.001
EISBN: 978-0-9599951-1-4
... The application of molecular genetic techniques to zoology are discussed, emphasizing that molecular genetic techniques can be used to address strictly zoological questions in such fields as sociobiology, population structure, breeding structure, species identification, and species conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.042
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... As part of a larger study investigating the distribution and status of reptiles in northern Victoria, the effectiveness of three reptile census techniques was compared over 29 sites in remnant woodland and grassy woodland patches. These techniques revealed no significant differences...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 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...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.045
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... mitigating adverse impacts identified by the monitoring. With regard to the platypus, detection of adverse impacts by a monitoring program can be constrained by both limitations on the sampling techniques currently available (observations and/or capture by netting and/or assessment of important habitat...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1988.012
EISBN: 0959995145
... and developed existing techniques, tested options and employed new techniques. It involved mechanically lifting whales on to trucks and alongside boats, transport to a sheltered cove followed by the use of various surf-boards to coax them into deep water. Success is attributed to early notification...
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
...); or to a chronological year based on annual cementum rings in teeth. However, for infants, only morphometric techniques are available, and individual variation can lead to less reliable predictions of age from these measurements. Here we describe the sequences and timing of tooth emergence and replacement in the Grey...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.018
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
...: avoiding and overcoming bias in survey data used to derive computer-based models selecting an appropriate modelling technique incorporating spatial analysis into models testing and refining predictions ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.071
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... recognize the relevance of these studies. They are encouraged to link knowledge of invertebrate ecology to key issues in management. Invertebrate skills and techniques are taught with reference to the better known taxa. Emphasis is given to the functional roles of invertebrates in communities since...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.011
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... This study investigated the abundance and diversity of acarine (mite) communities in the soil of rehabilitated bauxite mine pits of the Northern Jarrah Eucalyptus marginata forest in south-west Australia. The areas selected had been subject to various revegetation techniques and ranged in age...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.016
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
..., using molecular and demographic techniques to describe the population structure of the species. Finally, I summarise the findings of my work and outline how this knowledge can be used by the various stakeholders working with the Spectacled Flying-fox. ...