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Australian Zoologist (2021) 42 (3): 667–689.
Published: 22 October 2021
.... For aquatic-breeding frogs, pond physical/chemical properties influence all life-stages and therefore populations, species, and communities. However, studies have focussed on tadpoles, considered few water variables, and not considered relationships between water attributes and frog populations or communities...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 107–123.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Tsuyoshi Kobayashi; Martin Krogh; Hiroyuki II; Russell J. Shiel; Hendrik Segers; Joanne Ling; Simon J. Hunter; Timothy Pritchard ABSTRACT Water-level fluctuations can have significant effects on lake biological communities. Thirlmere Lakes are a group of five interconnected lakes located near...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (4): 628–635.
Published: 01 June 2020
... marine genus to enter fresh water, where juveniles and subadults are common. The species is gonochronistic (individuals belong to only one of the two sexes) and exhibits the following life history traits: longevity exceeding fifty years, relatively late attainment of sexual maturity, and low natural...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 134–138.
Published: 30 September 2014
...Dana Vickers; John Hunter; Wendy Hawes Tree hollows are a major feature within Australian habitats and an important functional resource for many species in terms of shelter, reproduction, and thermoregulation. Water-filled tree hollows, or phytotelmata, also function as a valuable resource...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 187–197.
Published: 17 March 2014
...S. V. Briggs; S. A. Thornton This study investigated relationships between durations of inundation in River Red Gum wetlands and waterbird breeding, in particular the durations of flooding under nest trees that waterbirds need to breed successfully; and developed guidelines for managing water...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 63–74.
Published: 17 March 2014
...J. D. Prince; W. Ivantsoff; I. C. Potter Atherinosoma wallacei n.sp., is a common estuarine and inland water silverside or hardyhead having close affinities with the marine Atherinosoma presbyteroides . It is placed in Atherinosoma after examination of all the 18 existing type specimens...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 21 (1): 75–84.
Published: 17 March 2014
... water exchange. GREG B. MAGUIRE1 and J. D. BELL2 *N.S.W. State Fisheries, Brackish Water Fish Culture Research Stati Bay, N.S.W. 2301. 'N.S.W. State Fisheries, P.O. Box N211, Gr Sydney, N.S.W. 2000. 3Present address: School of Biological Sci Universiy, North Ryde, N.S.W. 2113. ABSTRACT A diverse fish...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 1047–1052.
Published: 29 January 2012
... is through contact with contaminated surface waters. Current testing routines in aquatic systems have not been designed specifically to assess endocrine disruption properties or, alternatively, methods tend not to be fully developed. An alternative approach is to use a response sensitive to these chemicals...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (2): 369–377.
Published: 14 October 2011
...W. Ellis; A. Melzer; I. Clifton; F. Carrick We studied two groups of koalas during a drought in central Queensland to investigate potential impacts of climatic variability on the physiology and behaviour of this species. The tree use, water turnover, field metabolic rate and diet of koalas during...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (3): 285–290.
Published: 14 October 2011
... contains 22 habitat ponds, each attached to a water reticulation system. Predation by Gambusia has been identified as a key threatening process for the Green and Golden Bell Frog and may be a major contributor to the disappearance of many frog species in Australia. Its presence in Narawang Wetland offered...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.047
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Occupation of the arid rangelands for pastoralism in Australia saw the establishment of numerous artificial waterpoints (AWP) to stabilise surface water availability. This was necessary in a landscape with predominantly ephemeral water supplies that are dependent on unpredictable and low...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.001
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2003.007
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-6-5
... During the past 15 years in New South Wales (NSW), recommendations in relation to catchment and water management policy have been progressively made by regionally-based committees with government and community representation. This represents a shift in responsibility for decision-shaping from...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.010
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1993.040
EISBN: 0-9599951-8-8
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Australian Zoologist (2022)
Published: 11 November 2022
... Zealand waters confirmed through photographic evidence and genetic testing. We also detail gaps in sighting history and highlight variability in the east Australian humpback whale population migration. The collective annual effort to document Migaloo’s presence along the Australian east coast is a unique...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (1): 134–160.
Published: 17 March 2014
...P. G. Parker A survey of fish species occurring in the marine waters of northern New South Wales was conducted at five sites between October 1988 and February 1996. The principal study site was at Julian Rocks, located approximately five km north of Cape Byron, Australia's most easterly mainland...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 52–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... authors have recorded hunting attacks by diurnal to capture an Eastern Water Dragon Intellagama lesueurii. birds of prey in Australia (Czechura 1979; Baker-Gabb Hyem (1979) reported an opportunistic observation of 1984; Fawkner 1991; Olsen and Olsen 1992; Debus a Powerful Owl on the road clutching a live...