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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Sydney has a speciose but little studied marine ichthyofauna, comprising elements of both tropical and warm/cool temperate origins. Recent surveys suggest that around 600 species have been found in Sydney's coastal waters, some of which are tropical visitors or cold-temperate vagrants. Here I...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2010.030
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
... Sydney is among the fastest-growing urban regions in Australia. An important environmental impact of urban sprawl is the loss and maintenance of remaining biodiversity values. The current study focuses on native vertebrate fauna, excluding fish, pelagic species and vagrants. This group...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of the animal fur, feather, scat, footprint. For example, Birdlife Australia has a rigorous vetting process for the acceptance of sightings of vagrant birds. Rock-wallabies, known to be present on Cape York Peninsula, are capable of climbing sloping trees or ones with a complex low branching system (Figures 5...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 535–558.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that was awarded the Certificate of Commendation in the category of Field Guide. In this same year, the four-volume box set of the definitive The Fishes of New Zealand was awarded the Whitley Medal to a stellar line up of international authors and illustrators all edited by Clive Roberts, Andrew Stewart and Carl...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 469–479.
Published: 01 September 2018
... is a vagrant, opportunistic, probably an early coloniser. Its larvae inhabit a wide range of still waters (Theischinger and Hawking 2006). Also a vagrant is Anax papuensis whose larvae may also be found in slow streams. The larval habitats of most Austrolestes species include temporary ponds (Theischinger...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 231–236.
Published: 01 December 2019
... in sea snake abundance on a protected coral reef system in the New Caledonian Lagoon. Coral Reefs 32, 281-284. doi:10.1007/ s00338-012-0977-x Heatwole, H., and Cogger, H. 2013. Provenance errors and vagrants: their role in underestimating the conservation status of sea kraits (Elapidae: Laticaudinae...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (3): 300–309.
Published: 17 March 2014
... and Recher 1982; Hutchings and Saenger 1987). Though specific habitat preferences for many species are largely unknown, distribution is thought to reflect the occurrence of prey items such as fish and marine invertebrates (Heatwole and Cogger 1993). Those species recorded for the study area most commonly...
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Australian Zoologist (2013) 36 (3): 255–320.
Published: 14 March 2013
...Pat Hutchings; Shane Ahyong; Michael Ashcroft; Mark McGrouther; Amanda Reid All records of crustaceans, molluscs, polychaetes, echinoderms and fishes from Sydney Harbour were extracted from the Australian Museum database, and plotted onto a map of Sydney Harbour that was divided into four regions...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the Whitley Awards Committee. Australian Museum in Sydney on Friday 16 October 2015. The Awards, first presented in 1979, are a tribute to Gilbert Noel Tait, host. Photo by Dan Lunney. Whitley (1903-1975). He was the Curator of Fishes at The Australian Museum from 1922 to 1964. For many years, Whitley...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327236
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-3-6
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 296–344.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... It is the OEH s database of flora and fauna records11. As the website explains, it contains records of plants, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, some fungi, some invertebrates (such as insects and snails listed under the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995) and some fish. It has existed in various...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 462–476.
Published: 17 March 2014
... (Fig. 1). Occasional vagrants or rarely recorded species were not included nor were arid adapted species whose northern distribution just reached the southern limits of the Top End region. Coastal species, such as waders, and seabirds were not included unless they made use of mangroves or were...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 381–400.
Published: 17 March 2014
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 351–376.
Published: 17 March 2014
... to vertebrates, phoresy typically happens when the eggs of fish or frogs, or the mud in which they have been deposited, adheres to the feet or bodies of migrating waterfowl only to be inadvertently shed at a distant location (Tyler 1976). In marine environments, a further vertebrate, the Sucker-fish or Remora...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.7882/FOTF.1994
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 508–542.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of vertebrate fauna was recorded from this survey for the Clemant lowlands, comprising 158 bird species, 20 amphibians, 41 mammals and 55 reptiles (Table 2 and 3). When records from other surveys are included, the total number of vertebrate fauna species (excluding fish) for Clemant is 294 (Appendix 1...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/9780958608572
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327212
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/9780980327250
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-6-7
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.7882/0958608598
EISBN: 0-9586085-9-8