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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (2): 231–240.
Published: 11 November 2020
...S.G. Kearney; P.L. Kern; A.S. Kutt ABSTRACT Arid and desert landscapes are characterised as boom-bust systems, and sometimes its fauna can remain cryptic or hidden. This short paper reports the results of baseline monitoring of the terrestrial fauna in the Bush Heritage Pullen Pullen reserve...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 379–391.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Acoustic Observatory (A2O), but has not established movement tracking systems for individual terrestrial animals across land and along coastlines. Here, we make the case that the Motus Wildlife Tracking System, an open-source, rapidly expanding cooperative automated radio-tracking global network (Motus...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 188–193.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Pat Hutchings; Richard Kenchington ABSTRACT Traditionally the concepts of terrestrial protected areas have been used in designating marine protected areas. We discuss the differences between marine and terrestrial protected areas and highlight the need to consider the movement of species through...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 381–400.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Geoff Brown; Keith Cherry; Jennifer Nelson; Louise Grgat The Menindee Lakes system in the Darling Riverine Plains bioregion in western New South Wales supports a diverse terrestrial vertebrate fauna. A survey of this fauna in spring 2000 and summer 2001 for the New South Wales Department of Land...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 300–309.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A. S. Kutt A short terrestrial vertebrate survey was conducted in November 1994 in the coastal wetlands surrounding the Cairns International Airport. Six discrete habitat types were recorded for the study area: sand ridge woodland; beach dune low woodland/shrubland; mangrove-intertidal; eucalyptus...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (3-4): 66–91.
Published: 17 March 2014
...David Milledge An eight-month survey of the terrestrial vertebrate fauna of coastal Byron Shim produced records of 15 species of amphibians, 19 species of reptiles, 182 species of birds and 23 species of mammals. These results, together with records from other sources, show the area has a rich...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 20–27.
Published: 17 March 2014
... 77 79 LEARY, T., 1990a. "Survey of Wildlife Management in Solomon Islands." SPREP Project No. PA17, SPREP, SPC: Noumea. LEARY, T., 1990b. "An annotated bibliography of Solomon Islands terrestrial fauna." SPREP Project No. PA17, SPREP, SPC: Noumea. LEARY, T., 1990c. "Survey of Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.004
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
... species. For example, ecological drivers such as fire and precipitation play an important role in shaping distinct southern terrestrial ecosystems. This paper summarizes observed impacts of climate change on Australian species, both terrestrial and marine, identifies key knowledge gaps, and provides...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... At the time of European settlement, the terrestrial reptile fauna of the Sydney metropolitan area, west and north to the Hawkesbury-Nepean River, consisted of 45 species, based on Australian Museum records, although most regions had between 30-36 species. Skinks and elapid snakes dominated...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2004.845
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... practice on the flora and fauna. The effects on a biodiverse and functionally important component, the terrestrial invertebrates, are largely unknown. This study looked at ground-active invertebrates and found that grazing impacts operate within a configuration of broader environmental and historical...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.004
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... There has been much discussion about the difference between marine and terrestrial systems and appropriateness of applying terrestrial conservation methods to marine systems. To investigate these issues, 43 criteria were assessed for magnitude of difference and implications for conservation...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.002
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.007
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... characteristic arthropod assemblages and that composition of terrestrial arthropod communities is related to the structure and disturbance history of the ground layer. ...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.013
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
... The native herpetofauna of Tasmania, though a small part of the rich Australian fauna, is ecologically and biogeographically distinctive. It contains 31 terrestrial species and six marine species. Among the terrestrial fauna nine species (29 per cent of the fauna) are endemic. Only one species...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 0001
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1989a.003
EISBN: 978-0-9599951-1-4
... Birds are useful for testing ecological theory, monitoring environmental change, and establishing the basis of a national conservation programme. However, there are difficulties in estimating the numbers of terrestrial birds. Observer error and differences in spatial and temporal detectability...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 755–768.
Published: 01 December 2018
.... Green1,6, Ary Hoffmann1,7, David A. Keith1,8, David B. Lindenmayer1,2, Daniel J. Metcalfe1,9, John W. Morgan1,6, Jeremy Russell-Smith1,10, Glenda M. Wardle1,4 1Long Term Ecological Research Network, Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network, Australia 2Fenner School of Environment and Society, The Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and Emma M. BennettC A Terrestrial Ecosystems, 10 Houston Place, Mt Claremont, 6010, Australia B School of Biological Sciences, University of Western Australia, Stirling Hwy, Crawley, 6009,Australia C School of Biological Science, Monash University,Wellington Rd, Clayton 3800, Australia Conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 733–747.
Published: 01 December 2018
...: the MARSS solution Aaron C. Greenville1,2,3*, Vuong Nguyen1, Glenda M. Wardle1,2 and Chris R. Dickman1,2,3 1Desert Ecology Research Group, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. 2Long Term Ecological Research Network, Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR, United Kingdom 4 Terrestrial Vertebrates, Australian Museum Research Institute, 1 William Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia. anja.divljan@austmus.gov.au *Corresponding authors A BS TR A CT Historically, reports...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.012
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... In many aquatic systems, cascading trophic interactions are important determinants of community structure, via top-down (predation) and bottom-up (productivity) factors. In contrast, little is known of the importance of these factors in the structuring of diverse terrestrial communities...