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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2011.019
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... each individual and recorded standard morphometric measurements. Pollen, faecal, and tissue samples (blood, membrane puncture and a tooth) were collected, and 6 animals were fitted with radio collars. The processing lasted within 10 minutes/animal and bats generally recovered from the anaesthetic...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 147–160.
Published: 01 January 2016
... the volunteer nature of the study precluded regular visits. Voucher specimens and tissue samples of several species recorded were lodged in the collection of the Australian Museum (Sydney). Additional species which may potentially occur in Yarrigan NP were identified through assessment of local records...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 207–213.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Highlands Province; PNG, Papua New Guinea. Numbers beginning with "M " refer to specimens from the Australian Museum Sydney. Number beginning with "S " refer to tissue/DNA samples held at Macquarie University. 209February 2003 AustralianZoologist volume 32 (2) New Guinean D. inustus ) and a group of more...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 225–229.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... breuipalmata populations within New South Wales comprised a single Evolutionarily Significant Unit. The specimen was subsequently lodged in the Australian Museum (AM specimen R153953) and a liver tissue sample (tissue No. M110) lodged in the Frozen Tissue Store in the South Australian Museum. The site where...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 January 2016
... may be a useful technique for the detection of dunnarts. Animals (including dunnarts) sheltering under artificial shelter objects are usually readily captured by hand (Murphy pers. obs enabling additional data such as sex, age, weight, reproductive condition or tissue samples to be collected...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 83–89.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the tissues examined, our observations indicate a low prevalence of Contracaecum infection in the T. tropicanus sampled. The nematodes observed in this study appear to be co-existing with their catfish host without causing significant tissue damage. However, host parasite interactions can be labile, and any...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 492–504.
Published: 01 May 2020
...-west, to obtain tissue samples. A preliminary assessment of devil diversity at the site was obtained by processing seven scat samples that were opportunistically collected from a hiking trail in south-west Tasmania and sent to our group at the University of Sydney for population genetic analysis. One...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1005–1010.
Published: 29 January 2012
... with the dingoes allowed him to gather valuable information about their behaviour and ecological roles, and from this research Dingo the book was born. One of the primary aims of his work was to establish what a dingo is. To answer this question in an objective way, he chose to use DNA. Tissue samples were...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 378–382.
Published: 14 October 2011
.... Homogenisation was first performed using 3 10-sec pulses of an Ultra-Turrax T-25 tissue homogeniser while the sample was surrounded by ice, followed by 1-min of final homogenisation using ground-glass tissue grinders. Citrate synthase activity was measured using Dawson and Olson s (2003) modification...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 315–330.
Published: 14 October 2011
... epididymides were fixed as per the transmission electron microscopy tissue but prepared for scanning electron microscopy. After washing with cacodylate buffer, the samples were post-fixed in 1% aqueous osmium tetroxide (ProSciTech, Australia) for one hour, dehydrated in an ascending series of ethanol...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 188–193.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... novaehollandiae should consider conservation actions including field surveys to determine presence of the species, population and habitat monitoring, vouchers and tissue sampling for taxonomic studies, control of feral predators in key areas, and fire management strategies appropriate to the ecological...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 628–635.
Published: 01 June 2020
... and methods Sampling Lutjanus argentimaculatus samples were obtained from three sources: (1) fin clips or muscle samples from filleted skeletons (as described in Piddocke et al. 2015) caught on the eastern Australian coastline between Maroubra, near Sydney (~33.94°S, 151.27°E) and Fraser Island, Qld (~24.70°S...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (2): 170–176.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and provided hy the Homebush Bay Corporation and the New South Wales State G.I.O. I wish to thank Allen Greer and Arthur White for collection of the Australian samples and Ross Sadlier for providing the New Caledonian samples. Allen Australian Zoologist 30(2) 175 Greer performed much of the tissue extraction...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 26 (1): 26–33.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Decompression sickness following repeated breath-hold dives J. appl. Physiol. 20 1028 31 PAULEV, P., 1967. Nitrogen tissue tensions following repeated breath-hold dives. J. appl. Physiol 22: 714-18. Nitrogen tissue tensions following repeated breath-hold dives J. appl. Physiol 22 714 18...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 39–81.
Published: 04 October 2011
... doubt. Past difficulties in defining species have arisen partly from an inadequate appreciation of intra-specific variation within the genus, which were impeded by the small sample sizes previously available for most taxa except N. geoffroyi. In particular, taxa from northern Australia and New Guinea...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 241–250.
Published: 01 December 2019
... from the interdigital webbing of the right hind foot was collected aseptically under anaesthesia from 24 platypuses captured in the Seabrook Creek Catchment Genetic Diversity in Tasmanian Platypus 2019 243 Australian Zoologist volume 40 (2) in northwest Tasmania (Macgregor 2015). These samples were...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 515–528.
Published: 01 June 2020
.... scapulatus) from the Australian Museum Tissue Collection were included in the phylogenetic analysis. As Figure 5 shows, the unknown sample clustered with P. poliocephalus for both cytb and COI. Thus, based on the results of both sequence similarity and phylogenetic analyses the unknown sample extracted from...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (4): 629–642.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and foraging in a sheltered bay on Sydney Harbour in the Port Jackson estuary. To investigate how widely distributed M. macropus was within the estuary (Parramatta River, Lane Cove River, Middle Harbour, harbour islands, west Harbour and east Harbour), 56 sampling sites were surveyed acoustically...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 154–159.
Published: 14 October 2011
... the University of Queensland. For three of the liver samples there was enough tissue for mitochondria to be prepared by methods described previously for fresh liver (Brand et al 1991). The phospholipid fatty acid composition of mitochondria isolated from frozen rat liver is the same as that of mitochondria...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 261–271.
Published: 17 March 2014
... making regular passes close to shore. Again, two nets were set, but these were deployed more quickly than before by the use of more powerful boats. The whale was successfully encircled, but escaped by breaking through both ners. A sample of skin and epidermal tissue, lodged in one of the nets...