1-20 of 46 Search Results for

trawling

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... of microchiropterans exhibit adaptations for specialist trawling foraging behaviours. Approximately half of these species are relatively well represented in the literature. Amongst these, the Large-footed Myotis, Myotis macropus , exhibits typical trawling bat behaviour; spending the majority (~88%) of foraging time...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (3): 627–632.
Published: 20 October 2011
...James van den Broek; Meredith Peach; David Booth The common stingaree, Trygonoptera testacea , is abundant on the continental shelf of eastern Australia but little is known of its ecology and reproduction despite it being a common component of the demersal trawl fishery. Specimens of T. testacea...
Journal Articles
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
10.7882/FS.2003.013
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... be impossible to detect given the small proportions of coastline protected in reserves. There is some evidence that, in marine reserves, benthic soft bottom communities have responded to protection from direct effects of fishing such as trawling and dredging. More surprising have been the indirect responses...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
10.7882/FS.2003.015
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... on. Initially, small isolated aquatic reserves were established, but recently larger areas have been declared as multi-use parks with zones. Off-park conservation is also critical for long-term survival, given such findings that there is no area of Australia's continental shelf that has not been trawled...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2002
10.7882/FS.2002.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-3-4
... and wilderness, these are limited options which will achieve little in the way of conserving Australia's flora and fauna. It is far more important to end land clearing and habitat fragmentation in terrestrial environments and to cease building dams, diverting rivers and trawling for fish in aquatic environments...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 738–751.
Published: 01 March 2022
... snake Hydrophis czeblukovi (Kharin 1984) is a poorly known Australo-Papuan endemic species with just 14 records (Table 1). These consist of 13 preserved specimens; 11 discovered in situ, of which 4 were recovered from trawling methods, and 3 animals were stranded (Table 1) (Smith 1986; Fry et al. 2001...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 97–104.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... A similar device was used by Weatherley and Nicholls (1955) for collecting epiphytic fauna. These authors were primarily interested in the qualitative aspects of their collections. Aust. 2001. 21(1), 1982 C. G. BARLOW, M. LEEDOW and R. McLOUGHLlN A small beam trawl used for collecting surface and bottom...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 231–236.
Published: 01 December 2019
... commercial trawling operations are not possible (Udyawer et al. 2016). As a result, recent work has discovered seasnake taxa in areas far distant from those in which they were previously known (e.g., D Anastasi et al. 2016). Those information gaps are problematic for conservation efforts, a critical issue...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 26 January 2024
... fisheries (Duarte et al. 2014; Brotz 2016). Traditionally, jellyfish blooms have been monitored using vessel deployed trawls (Choi et al. 2021; Hamel et al. 2021). However, these methods require significant infrastructure, human effort, funding, and will kill the jellyfish (Choi et al. 2021). Additionally...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 261–271.
Published: 17 March 2014
... during its entrapment in the Manning River were trawled to assess local potential food stocks. The trawls were made with an otter prawn net comprising a 30 mm mesh with a 3 m mouth. A 20 min. trawl off Chinamans Beach (Fig. 2) and another of similar duration several kilometres upstream netted nothing...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 55–61.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the second dorsal fin to lateral line). DISTRIBUTION AND HABITS Ventrifossa - misakia is apparently confined to waters off Japan, whereas V . johnboborum ranges widely to the south of this in the Indo-Australian Archipelago. The new species was absefit from the extensive trawl collections made off Australia...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 188–193.
Published: 01 January 2018
... exclusion of activities such as trawling, dredging, mining and installation of seabed structures but controlled to provide conditional access for consistent uses of the water column or sea surface. Depending on other objectives, this may be addressed within IUCN categories III (Natural Monument or Feature...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 96–99.
Published: 04 October 2011
... been noted in past surveys (Hutchins and Thompson 1983; Gill and Potter 1993) though was not observed in this study. Otter trawls conducted by Gill and Potter (1993) in deeper areas of the SRE recorded few gobiids though the majority (i.e. ca. 90%) were A. bifrenatus. In New Zealand harbours, Francis...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (1-2): 3–41.
Published: 17 March 2014
... papers, London 1793. Facsimile edition. Libraries Board of South Australia: Adelaide, 1968. HUTCHINGS, P., 1990. Review of the effects of trawling on macrobenthic epifaunal communities. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 41: 111-20. Review of the effects of trawling...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (2): 143–144.
Published: 07 February 2013
... impacts, e.g., trawling. Marine sanctuaries may impose costs through displaced fishing effort and short-term reductions in catches, although the empirical evidence of these effects is scant (Babcock pers comm Science under siege- comment on Kearney article Faith, vested interests and the scientific method...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 181–187.
Published: 01 January 2018
... be laid over vast areas of ocean. Heavy bottom trawling gear has already caused substantial damage to vulnerable marine ecosystems (Scheiber 2011). Beyond these threats, new and emerging uses of areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) such as more intrusive marine scientific research, bio-prospecting...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 3–16.
Published: 01 December 2017
... at the Green or Yellow level in the past include: Red Emperor from the Pilbara trap fishery this is a highly-targeted low-impact fishery operating on the North-west Shelf of Western Australia, with very limited bycatch; compared to adjacent trawl fisheries for the same species, the trap fishery is benign...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 213–216.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., in 1938, Lafirm% chalumnae was first discovered and to this day remains the only living actinistian fish. The Actinistia belong to a larger grouping, the lobe- finned fish or sarcopterygians, which are the ances- tors of the land vertebrates. Since that first specimen of a living coelacanth was trawled up...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 477–479.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., but none of these were known from Australian waters (I later described a very rare species from South Australia and a New Zealand species that had been trawled off New South Wales). On the other hand, there was an interesting lamprey on the south -east coast, as different from the western genus as each...