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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 580–592.
Published: 09 March 2020
... the air continued. The application of aerial baiting in dingo/wild dog control is believed to have a temporal effect, anecdotally achieving short-term goals towards reducing livestock losses from predation. There is no conclusive data, however, to support this claim. The true impact of aerial baiting...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 422–429.
Published: 01 June 2017
... our young people are more highly educated than ever before with a vastly greater exposure to and experience of science and technology than previous generations. In the current climate where we are suffering a true decline in research funding and disillusionment with careers in science research, we...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1999
10.7882/RZSNSW.1999.067
EISBN: 0-9586085-1-2
... conservation. Not only do the prejudices of the general public have to be overcome , but so too do the negative pre-conceptions of those in editorial and financial control of the outlets. This is especially true of television, the major vehicle for getting a generalist message into the family home. ...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 425–460.
Published: 01 September 2015
... studies to determine true species diversity in inland Australia is emphasised. Bird banding Riverina Bird banding Narrandera bird numbers over time 1964–1972 resident migratory and irregular visitors © 2015 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2015 2015 425AustralianZoologist volume...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 311–320.
Published: 14 April 2015
...-necked Turtles). The observations and photographs come from the wall of Fogg Dam, 60 km east of Darwin, the site of a long-term ecological research program on reptiles and amphibians. Professional ecologists rarely witness predation on their study animals, and this has been true at Fogg Dam despite ≯20...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 280–286.
Published: 17 March 2014
...A. R. Pople In order to monitor population trends through space and time, aerial surveys need to provide density estimates that are a constant proportion of the true population density and are therefore repeatable. Previous work has identified factors that affect the visibility of kangaroos from...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 275–279.
Published: 17 March 2014
...S. C. Cairns Accuracy, or bias, is the closeness of a measured value to its true value. It can be of secondary importance in relation to repeatability and precision in a sampling programme, but where management decisions, such as the setting of kangaroo harvest quotas, are involved, accuracy...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 238–245.
Published: 17 March 2014
... heads, legs and tails than adult females. This generalisation in sexual shape dimorphism did not hold true for animals from different NSW regions. Western males had proportionately longer legs and heads than western females, but relative tail lengths were not significantly different. Sexual dimorphism...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 97–104.
Published: 17 March 2014
... collected. The numerically dominant species showed contagious distributions, and the distribution of the community was not influenced by wind or submerged terresarial grass. In the dam studied, 8 samples would have given an estimate of the true mean number of macroinvertebrates per sample with 95 percent...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 363–368.
Published: 14 October 2011
...Stefan Nilsson There are currently three extant genera of true lungfish (dipnoans): one in South America ( Lepidosiren ), one in Africa ( Protopterus ) and one in Australia ( Neoceratodus ). Although there are numerous fish that can breathe air, a common feature of the dipnoans is a vascular...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2011
10.7882/FS.2011.029
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-4-3
... Bats in suburban areas face a number of challenges adapting to what is a highly altered landscape. This is particularly true for species that prefer tree hollows for day roosts because the large, old trees that have developed suitable hollows are often removed from suburban areas. In suburban...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.053
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... are fragile and low in productivity, and thus should be managed sensitively to exploit such attributes as their intense solar radiation and great aesthetic values. There is also recognition that although the semi-arid regions on the fringes of the true deserts have offered more potential for human settlement...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.098
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
.... The converse was true for the microchiropteran bats, with 14 species being recorded in more local government areas after 1980, probably a reflection of improved survey techniques. There was little to no relationship at the landscape scale between the presence of a species or species group and the amount...
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
... abundance and catch rates. This is true even for New Zealand's best-studied stocks, such as P. auratus. Given that even the best fisheries management systems remain demonstrably less than perfect, it seems reasonable to try and guarantee some minimum level of stock abundance by putting in place marine...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 231–236.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of terrestrial snakes are relatively well-known, but information on many of the >60 species of seasnakes is fragmentary (Elfes et al. 2013; Moore and Richards 2014; D Anastasi et al. 2016). This is especially true for rare taxa, and those confined to habitat types (such as shallow waters or coral reefs) where...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (3): 1–5.
Published: 22 November 2022
... bibronii, at a site in central Victoria William Terry 733 Range extension of Czeblukov s true sea snake Hydrophis czeblukovi (Elapidae:Hydrophiinae) southwest to Exmouth Gulf,Western Australia A.M. Davenport, B.R. d Anastasi, B.M. Fitzpatrick 738 A management case study of a Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus...